Patent Number: 7,087,364

Title: Antistatic properties for thermally developable materials

Abstract: The use of metal antimonates at high metal antimonate to binder ratios in buried backside conductive layers of thermographic and photothermographic materials allows the use of thin backside overcoat layers. The combination provides antistatic constructions having excellent antistatic properties that show less change in resistivity with changes in humidity. The thin backside overcoat layer serves to protect the buried antistatic layer.

Inventors: Ludemann; Thomas J. (Maplewood, MN), LaBelle; Gary E. (Stillwater, MN), Philip; Darlene F. (Mahtomedi, MN), Koestner; Roland J. (Penfield, NY), Bhave; Aparna V. (Woodbury, MN)

Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company

International Classification: G03C 1/498 (20060101); G03C 1/89 (20060101); G03C 5/16 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018