Moisture resistant, repulpable paper products and method of making same

  • US 6,846,573 B2
  • Filed: 04/08/2003
  • Issued: 01/25/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/19/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A repulpable moisture resistant paper product comprising:

  • a) a paper product having a surface;

    b) a coating on said surface, said coating consisting essentially of a hydrogenated triglyceride or a blend of natural, partially and fully hydrogentated triglycerides said coating having a minimum melting point of at least about 50°

    C.;

    c) said coating imparting improved moisture resistance and wet strength to said paper product; and

    d) said coated paper product being repulpable and recyclable.

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