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E Beam Curable Formulations for the Resistive Ribbon of Thermal Transfer Printing

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050895D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Chang, LS DeMore, A [+details]

Abstract

Formulations of polyurethane acrylates, polyepoxy acrylates, and silicon-modified polyurethane acrylates which can be cured by electron beam at fast rates. The resistive layers formed from these E-beam curable formulations and coated on a 0.2-mil aluminized poly(ethylene terephthalate) in a 4-layer ribbon configuration demonstrated good strength adhesion and gave high quality prints at low currents and power when used in resistive ribbon thermal transfer printing.