US 10,889,947 B2
Thermoplastic pavement marking tapes
Gregg A. Patnode, Woodbury, MN (US); James P. Endle, New Richmond, WI (US); Eugene H. Carlson, Apple Valley, MN (US); Matthew D. Wilding, White Bear Lake, MN (US); and Stephen L. Lieder, Wyoming, MN (US)
Appl. No. 15/736,980
Filed by 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY, St. Paul, MN (US)
PCT Filed Jun. 16, 2016, PCT No. PCT/US2016/037743
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Dec. 15, 2017,
PCT Pub. No. WO2016/205443, PCT Pub. Date Dec. 22, 2016.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/181,280, filed on Jun. 18, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2018/0371713 A1, Dec. 27, 2018
Int. Cl. C09D 1/00 (2006.01); E01F 9/512 (2016.01); C09D 4/00 (2006.01); C09D 5/00 (2006.01); C09D 11/00 (2014.01); C09K 3/00 (2006.01); B32B 7/12 (2006.01); B32B 25/04 (2006.01); B32B 25/06 (2006.01); B32B 25/08 (2006.01); B32B 27/08 (2006.01); B32B 27/10 (2006.01); B32B 27/22 (2006.01)
CPC E01F 9/512 (2016.02) [B32B 7/12 (2013.01); B32B 25/042 (2013.01); B32B 25/06 (2013.01); B32B 25/08 (2013.01); B32B 27/08 (2013.01); B32B 27/10 (2013.01); B32B 27/22 (2013.01); B32B 2264/10 (2013.01); B32B 2264/101 (2013.01); B32B 2264/102 (2013.01); B32B 2264/104 (2013.01); B32B 2270/00 (2013.01); B32B 2274/00 (2013.01); B32B 2307/40 (2013.01); B32B 2307/416 (2013.01); B32B 2307/554 (2013.01); B32B 2307/748 (2013.01); B32B 2405/00 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A pavement marking tape comprising:
a backing comprising an ionic copolymer and having a first major surface and an opposite second major surface, the backing having a thickness of at least 300 microns; and
an adhesive layer adjacent to the second major surface of the backing;
wherein the pavement marking tape is heat-moldable and non-conformable.