3M patents water-soluble adhesive

June 5, 2012

U.S. 8,119,732 B2
3M Innovative Properties Company has been granted a patent for a method of applying an adhesive to a paper substrate, the method is comprised of applying a liquid, water-soluble adhesive composition to the paper substrate, the liquid, water-soluble adhesive composition is comprised of an adhesive polymer dissolved in water and the adhesive polymer is comprised of a polyethyloxazoline; wherein the total amount of polyethyloxazoline polymer in the water-soluble adhesive composition is from 52% to 70% weight based on the total weight of water-soluble adhesive composition.