Nippon Paper Industries patented a thermosensitive recording medium with superior oil resistance. The medium includes a specific combination of electron donating leuco dye and color developing agents, enhancing performance. GlobalData’s report on Nippon Paper Industries gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on Nippon Paper Industries, Sustainable packaging paper coating was a key innovation area identified from patents. Nippon Paper Industries's grant share as of February 2024 was 41%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11912052B2) discloses a thermosensitive recording medium with a thermosensitive recording layer containing specific electron accepting color developing agents. These agents include N-[2-(3-phenylureido)phenyl] benzenesulfonamide and an urea-based compound represented by a defined general formula. The content of these compounds in the recording layer is crucial, with N-[2-(3-phenylureido)phenyl] benzenesulfonamide ranging from 5.0 to 50.0 weight % and the urea-based compound from 1.0 to 50.0 weight %.

Moreover, the patent outlines additional features such as the inclusion of a protective layer on the thermosensitive recording layer and the potential presence of urea-urethane-based compounds as electron accepting color developing agents. The combined amount of the specified color developing agents must be at least 90 weight % of the total agents in the recording layer. These detailed specifications aim to enhance the performance and efficiency of the thermosensitive recording medium, ensuring optimal color development and stability during use.

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