Patents

Illinois Tool Works patents resin-based fluorescent paint

September 13, 2011

Patent No. U.S. 7,820,755 B2
Illinois Tool Works, Inc. has been awarded a patent for a resin based fluorescent paint for marking items comprised of a polyurethane resin present in a concentration of approximately 55% to 65%  weight of the paint; a solvent for and compatible with the resin present in a concentration of 5% to 10% weight of the paint; a gelative additive present in a concentration of 1% to 5%  weight of the paint; a rheological additive present in a concentration of 1% to 5% weight of the paint; an anti-skinning additive present in a concentration of 1% to 5% weight of the paint; a fluorescent pigment present in a concentration of 20% to 30% weight of the paint; a synthetic drier in a concentration of less than 1% weight of the paint; and a wetting agent in a concentration of less than 1%  weight of the paint.