US patent issued to DuPont for articles comprising polyester, ethylene copolymer

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia , November 9, 2012 () – E I du Pont de Nemours, Wilmington, Del., has been assigned a patent (8,304,495) developed by Xiyun Serene Fan, Newark, Del., for "articles comprising polyester and ethylene copolymer."

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An article and process for using the article under a high temperature and high humidity condition are disclosed. The article comprises or is produced from polyester, at least one ethylene copolymer, and optionally an additive and includes one or more automobile parts and electronic or electrical connectors. The process comprises employing the composition or an article in a hostile environment including a temperature of C. or higher and a relative humidity of at least 60%."

The patent application was filed on Oct. 2, 2009 (12/572,612). The full-text of the patent can be found at,04,495.PN.&OS=PN/83,04,495&RS=PN/83,04,495

Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

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