Patent Number: 8,719,964

Title: Thin-wall polymer coated articles and gloves and a method therefor

Abstract: The present invention relates to articles and gloves having a polymer coating on at least a portion of the article or gloves's surface, wherein the polymer coating comprises a polyurethane dispersion made from the reaction product of an isocyanate functional prepolymer, a chain extender, and a chain terminator; and methods for making the same. The articles and gloves of the present invention have improved flexibility, breathability, dexterity and feel, and provide self-sanitizing and self-deodorizing capabilities and improved non-slip grip performance in dry, wet, humid and lubricated conditions.

Inventors: O'Neill; Michael (Middletown, DE)

Assignee: O'Neill LLC

International Classification: A41D 19/00 (20060101); C08G 18/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018