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Water Dispersible Fibers

Patents with Abstracts

*7/27/2017

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Patents with Abstracts

8,216,953 
Water-dispersible and multicomponent fibers from sulfopolyesters
 
Haile et al of Eastman Chemical Company, Tennessee, produced water-dispersible fibers from sulfopolyesters having a Tg of at least 25C.  The fibers may contain a single sulfopolyester or a blend of a sulfopolyester with a water-dispersible or water-nondispersible polymer. Also disclosed are multicomponent fibers comprising a water dispersible sulfopolyester having a Tg of at least 57.degree. C. and a water non-dispersible polymer.  The multicomponent fibers may be used to produce microdenier fibers.  Fibrous articles may be produced from the water-dispersible fibers, multicomponent fibers, and microdenier fibers.  The fibrous articles include water-dispersible and microdenier nonwoven webs, fabrics, and multilayered articles such as wipes, gauze, tissue, diapers, panty liners, sanitary napkins, bandages, and surgical dressings.  Also disclosed is a process for water-dispersible fibers, nonwoven fabrics, and microdenier webs.  The fibers and fibrous articles have further applications in flushable personal care and cleaning products, disposable protective outerwear, and laminating binders. (RDC 7/27/2012)

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(RDC 6/5/2012)

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** Date of latest addition; date of first entry is 7/27/2012.