This technology is related to a resin having self-healing ability. This resin material can be used to form a protective layer on a surface in order to suppress generation of scratches. For example this resin material may be applied as protective films for protecting portable devices having displays such as cellular phones and portable game machines; windowpanes; lenses of eyeglasses; bodies of automobiles; recording surfaces of optical discs such as CDs DVDs and BDs; solar cell panels and panels for reflecting sunlight; and endless belts and rollers for image forming apparatuses that are used for fixing members intermediate transfer members recording medium transport members and the like of image forming apparatuses.
Can reduce resin usage by lengthening maintenance cycle.; This technology is at useable level.