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Tribopositive Polymers Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070225D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

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Crowley, JI [+details]


We have found a class of triboelectric polymers which always charge positively and which cause other materials, such as TEFLON*, polystyrene or polyethylene, to charge negatively during contact or rubbing contact. This effect is useful in electrophotographic devices.