Patent Number: 6,165,699

Title: Annealed adhesion promoting layer for photographic imaging elements

Abstract: A photographic polyester support having an adjacent subbing layer which comprises a polymer or copolymer of glycidyl acrylate and/or glycidyl methacrylate followed by a gelatin layer and which is annealed. Such a composite has been found to provide improved adhesion properties without chemical degradation of the subbing layer under annealing conditions.

Inventors: Bauer; Charles L. (Webster, NY), Fleischer; Cathy A. (Rochester, NY)

Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company

International Classification: G03C 1/91 (20060101); G03C 1/93 (20060101); G03C 1/795 (20060101); G03C 001/93 (); G03C 001/795 (); G03C 001/74 (); G03C 011/22 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017