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Void-containing polyester shrink film with improved density retention
Disclosed are void-containing polyester shrink films which show excellent density retention upon exposures to high temperatures. The films have high shrinkage...
Catalytic dehydration of alcohols and ethers over a ternary mixed oxide
A ternary V--Ti--P mixed oxide is shown to catalytically dehydrate 2-methyl-tetrahydrofuran in high conversion to give piperylene, in good yield. Volatile...
Copolyesters and blends with improved recyclability, processes for their
manufacture, and articles prepared...
Described as one aspect of the invention are extrusion blow molded articles comprising at least one polyester which comprises: (a) a dicarboxylic acid...
Passivation of a homogeneous hydrogenation catalyst for the production of
A process for making ethylene glycol by feeding reactants including 1,2-dioxygenated organic compounds, an organometallic homogeneous catalyst, and hydrogen to...
Production of cyclic acetals or ketals using liquid-phase acid catalysts
A process for making a cyclic compounds such as cyclic acetal or cyclic ketones by feeding aldehyde or ketone compounds and polyhydroxyl compounds to a reaction...
Thermosetting coating composition
The invention is a thermosetting coating composition comprised of an aliphatic polycarbonate resin and a cross linker. The aliphatic polycarbonate resins are...
Flame retardant copolyester compositions
The present invention relates to the combination of halogen-free flame retardant additives in a copolyester to improve the flame retardant properties of the...
Purifying crude furan 2,5-dicarboxylic acid by hydrogenation
A process for purifying a crude furan 2,5-dicarboxylic acid composition (cFDCA) by hydrogenation of a FDCA composition dissolved in a hydrogenation solvent such...
Low melting polyester polymers
A bulk of polyester polymer particles comprising polyester polymer comprising greater than 75% virgin polyester polymer, the particles having: A) an It.V. of...
Media-tracking system using thermal fluoresence quenching
A system is described for tracking a position of a receiver medium as it travels along a media path. A heat source provides heat to the receiver medium in a...
Forming image on media using screening tile with thresholds determined by
displacing center of each cell spot...
A method of forming a screened image includes providing a contone image, a screening tile structure of M by N cells, a dither magnitude curve, a spot function...
Multifunction printer with platen closest to lid
A multifunction printer includes a printing apparatus including: a printing device for printing on recording medium; a media advance system for moving the...
Verifying identification of sequentially supplied fluids
A method of verifying the identification of fluids to be supplied successively through a fluid-supply hose that selectively connects to successive movable,...
Micro-wire electrode pattern
A micro-wire electrode includes a substrate and an anisotropically conductive electrode extending in a length direction formed over the substrate. The electrode...
System for charging a photoreceptor
A system for charging a photoreceptor (3) includes a first corona charging unit (2) a first corona electrode (4), a first shell electrode (6), and a first high...
Spectral visible edge marking for steganography or watermarking
A print media (200) comprises paper or other substrate, on which image content, whether text or images are printed with accompanying hidden data (220). The...
Container-classification identification using directional-antenna RFID
A classification of a container is identified using a mobile station including an image capture device and an RFID reader having a reader antenna. The container...
Spectral stereoscopic projection system
A stereoscopic digital projection system that projects stereoscopic images including first-eye images and second-eye images onto a display surface. The...
Low molecular weight polystyrene resin and methods of making and using the
A low z-average molecular weight, high softening point polystyrene resin having a narrow molecular weight distribution, as well as methods of making and using...
Four terminal transistor fabrication
Producing a transistor includes providing a substrate including in order a first electrically conductive material layer positioned on the substrate and a first...
Mask forming imageable material and use
An imageable material can be used to form a mask image for providing a relief image. This imageable material has a simplified structure and consists essentially...
Printhead color density correction in printing systems
A printing system includes a linehead that jets ink onto a moving print media to print a test block and an integrated imaging system positioned downstream of...
Compact inverter for cut sheet media
A media inverting system is described for a cut sheet printing system. A first media transport advances a media sheet in a first direction, the media sheet...
Acoustic wave drying method
A method for drying a material using an acoustic wave drying including an acoustic resonant chamber that imparts acoustic energy to transiting air received from...
Making micro-wires with different heights
A method of making a transparent touch-responsive capacitor apparatus includes providing a transparent conductor precursor structure including a transparent...
Spectral edge marking for steganography or watermarking
A method for providing digital watermarking for text or images that uses spectral edge marking materials (320) printed on a print media (200) to embed hidden...
Display system providing observer metameric failure reduction
A color display system providing reduced observer metameric failure for a set of target observers, comprising an image forming system having narrow-band...
Electronic sensing system with environmental sensor patch
An electronic sensing system has a transceiver with input and output pads, an excitation circuit connected to the output pad, and a detection circuit connected...
System for direct engraving of flexographic printing members
A system for engraving a flexographic relief member includes a laser scanning apparatus providing a focused radiation beam. The flexographic relief member...
Inks for high speed durable inkjet printing
An inkjet ink composition comprising water, and at least one water-dispersible polyurethane/urea polymer having at least a first soft segment formed from a...
Method of providing lithographic printing plates
A silicate-free alkaline aqueous developer composition has a pH of at least 12 and comprises a hydroxide alkali agent, a metal cation M.sup.2+ selected from...
Method for manufacturing porous particles with non-porous shell
A method of manufacturing porous core-shell polymer particles having a nonporous shell including: providing a first organic solvent containing a dissolved...
Digital drop patterning device and method
A liquid dispensing system includes a liquid dispenser array structure that includes a functional liquid transfer region located between a liquid dispensing...
Inkjet printing with managed airflow for condensation control
Inkjet printing methods are provided that deflect and guide a condensation reducing airflow between a printing module and a receiver without disrupting inkjet...
Automatically-adjusting web media tensioning mechanism
An automatically-adjusting tensioning mechanism for use in a roll-fed web media transport system, the tensioning mechanism adding tension to the web media,...
Methods of processing using silicate-free developer compositions
A method is used to prepare lithographic printing plates by developing positive-working lithographic printing plate precursor that has a single imageable layer...
Fixing toner using heating-liquid-blocking barrier
A method for fixing toner onto a receiver medium includes depositing a pattern of toner onto a surface of the receiver medium. A liquid-blocking barrier is...
Method of aligning a photoconductor cartridge
A method for aligning a photoconductor cartridge (200) in an electrophotographic device includes providing at least two holes in a first end of the cartridge....
Ventilating device and method for ventilating a housing
A ventilating device for ventilating a housing, includes first and second blowers, a flow chamber with an inlet opening, an outlet opening, and an equalization...
Stereoscopic display using multi-linear electromechanical modulator
A method for forming a stereoscopic image having a left-eye image and a right-eye image repeats the steps of directing a line of the left-eye image as incident...
Method for correcting stitching errors in multi-color high-speed printing
A method for high-speed multi-color printing includes at least one high-resolution sensor array (23), wherein an output of the high-resolution sensor array is...
Authentication device with access control and calibration
A method of enabling an authenticating device (10) includes providing an enabling target (17); measuring one or more attributes of the enabling target with the...
Method of making a panoramic print
A method of making a panoramic image includes capturing a first image (30) defining a first overlap region (115) capturing a second image (40), and defining a...
Touch-responsive capacitor with polarizing dielectric structure
A touch-responsive capacitive apparatus includes means for defining first and second surfaces, a first micro-wire layer formed on the first surface, the first...
Reading RFID tag using antenna within enclosure
A method of reading an RFID tag using an RFID reader includes providing an RF-blocking enclosure having a port. The RFID reader has an antenna located within...
RFID system with multiple tag transmit frequencies
An RFID system has an active tag with one antenna inside, and one outside, an RF-blocking enclosure having a port with a selected shortest dimension. The RFID...
Substrate preparation for selective area deposition
A method of producing a patterned inorganic thin film element includes providing a substrate having a patterned thin layer of polymeric inhibitor on the...
Positive-working imageable elements and method of use
An infrared radiation-sensitive positive-working imageable element has a substrate and single imageable layer that includes a first polymeric binder having...
Positive-working lithographic printing plate precursors and use
A thermally-sensitive, positive-working lithographic printing plate precursor can be used to prepare lithographic printing plates using high pH, silicate-free...
Enhancing color toner images with fluorescing magenta toners
A composite color toner image can be enhanced by applying a separate fluorescing toner image over it to provide an enhanced color toner image having a "pinkish"...