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Method of Forming fluid Filled Microcapsules: 4,888,140


The invention is a process for preparing round, fluid filled microcapsules by the simultaneous extrusion, of core and shell material from coaxially aligned and concentric extrusion nozzles into a surrounding carrier fluid moving in the direction of the extrusion wherein a surfactant having affinity with the carrier fluid is added to the carrier fluid. When the carrier fluid is an oil based carrier, a lipophilic emulsifier such as a sorbitan monoester of a fatty acid can be used.

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Wade Schlameus; Chel W. Lew