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RECYCLING PROCESS FOR MIGRATION IMAGING MEMBERS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027036D
Original Publication Date: 1994-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Migration imaging members as disclosed in U.S. Patents 5,215,838 and 4,536,458 and comprising an aluminized polyester base sheet coated with a blend of a styrene-acrylate copolymer (such as Neocryl A-6221,- N,N'-diphenyl- N,N'-bis(3"-methylphenyl)-(l,l'-biphenyl)-4,4'-diamine, and selenium in a thickness of about 1.5 to 2 microns, and optionally further overcoated with a blend of metal free phthalocyanine and a styrene-acrylate resin (such as Neocryl A-622), can be recycled, enabling recovery of selenium, the styrene-acrylate resin, N,N'-diphenyl-N,N'-bis(3"-methylphenyl)-(l,l'-biphenyl)-4,4'- diamine charge transport material, and (if present), metal free phthalocyanine.