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Selective Removal of Adhesive Backed Foam Pads

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051036D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Taylor, PD Voorhis, AMK Wiechman, DG [+details]

Abstract

Foam pads 5, attached to a large metal or plastic (for example, polycarbonate or phenolic) component 1 by a two-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet 3, may be removed, along with only one layer 4 of two layers 2 and 4 of adhesive, by heating the component. The other adhesive layer 2 remains on the component 1 to provide a base for attaching a new adhesive-backed foam pad.