Patents Represented by Attorney D. L. Webster
  • Patent number: 5281363
    Abstract: A electrically conductive polyaniline particle comprising a substituted or unsubstituted polyaniline doped with two or more dopants, at least one of said dopants predominating at or near the surface of said particles and at least one other dopant predominating at or near the core of said particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 1991
    Date of Patent: January 25, 1994
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Lawrence W. Shacklette, Granville G. Miller, Ronald L. Elsenbaumer, Chien-Chung Han, Bernhard M. WeBling, Bernhard Wessling
  • Patent number: 5278213
    Abstract: This invention relates to a solution or plasticized composition comprising one or more polyanilines, and one or more solvents capable of dissolving said polyanilines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 1991
    Date of Patent: January 11, 1994
    Assignee: Allied Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Chien-Chung Han, Lawrence W. Shacklette, Ronald Elsenbaumer
  • Patent number: 5227092
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for forming polyaniline block copolymers, to block copolymers formed by said process and to articles formed from said copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 1991
    Date of Patent: July 13, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventor: Chien-Chung Han
  • Patent number: 5225099
    Abstract: Azeotrope-like compositions comprising 4-trifluoromethyl-1,1,1,2,2,3,3,5,5,5-decafluoropentane and a second component selected from the group consisting of methanol; ethanol; 1-propanol; 2-propanol; 2-methyl-2-propanol; 2-methyl-2-butanol; n-hexane; isohexane; 2-propanone; and 2-butanone and optionally nitromethane are stable and have utility as degreasing agents and as solvents in a variety of industrial cleaning applications including cold cleaning and defluxing of printed circuit boards and dry cleaning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 1992
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Rajat S. Basu, Richard M. Hollister, Kane D. Cook, Michael Van Der Puy
  • Patent number: 5225495
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for forming polyaniline films on a substrate and to composite articles formed by said process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 1991
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1993
    Assignee: Richard C. Stewart, II
    Inventors: Chien-Chung Han, Ray H. Baughman, Ronald L. Elsenbaumer
  • Patent number: 5225489
    Abstract: This invention relates to mixtures of short fibers of varying lengths, diameters and aspect ratios composed of an anisotropic polymer, to compositions containing said fibers and one or more thermoplastic or thermoset resins, and to a process for forming said mixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Dusan C. Prevorsek, Kwok W. Lem, Hong B. Chin
  • Patent number: 5202167
    Abstract: A flexible article of manufacture especially suitable for use as a ballistic resistant body armor which comprises one or more composite layers, at least one of said composite layers comprising a base layer having a plurality of planar bodies positioned between two sandwiching flexible layers out of contact with each other and a plurality of planar bodies positioned on a surface of said base layer out of contact with each other and in disalignment with the sandwiched planar bodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 1991
    Date of Patent: April 13, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Gary A. Harpell, Dusan C. Prevorsek, Max W. Gerlach
  • Patent number: 5198280
    Abstract: An improved article of the type comprising one or more flexible fibrous layers wherein the fibers in each layer are arranged parallel or substantially parallel to one another along a common fiber direction with fibers in adjacent layers aligned at an angle with respect to the longitudinal fiber axis of the fibers contained in the layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 1990
    Date of Patent: March 30, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Gary A. Harpell, Dusan C. Prevorsek
  • Patent number: 5196252
    Abstract: A flexible article of manufacture especially suitable for use as a ballistic resistant body armor which comprises a flexible substrate layer having a plurality of planar non-metallic bodies mechanically affixed to a surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1990
    Date of Patent: March 23, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal
    Inventor: Gary A. Harpell
  • Patent number: 5194667
    Abstract: This invention relates to fiber surface treating agnets containing a pyromellitate nucleus which have fungicidal, anti-microbial and anti-static properties, and blends of such agents with other types of surface modifiers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 1990
    Date of Patent: March 16, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Bryce C. Oxenrider, David J. Long
  • Patent number: 5194331
    Abstract: The present invention is a fiber comprising cyanato group containing phenolic resin comprising repeating units of the formula: ##STR1## wherein p is 0 or an integer of one or more, q is O or an integer of 1 or more, X is a radical selected from the group consisting of: --CH.sub.2 --, --CO--, --SO.sub.2 --, ##STR2## and R is the same or different and is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and methyl radicals. The fiber of the present invention can be made a phenolic triazine derived from the cyanato group containing phenolic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 1991
    Date of Patent: March 16, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Sajal Das, Dusan C. Prevorsek
  • Patent number: 5187023
    Abstract: A flexible article of manufacture especially suitable for use as a ballistic resistant body armor which comprises at least one substrate, said layers being a fibrous layer, and at least one layer having a plurality of metallic bodies sewn to at least one surface of said substrate layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1990
    Date of Patent: February 16, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Dusan C. Prevorsek, Gary A. Harpell
  • Patent number: 5185100
    Abstract: This invention relates to electrically conductive polymers comprised of conjugated backbone polymers doped with one or more non-oxidizing protonic acids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 1990
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc
    Inventors: Chien-Chung Han, Ronald L. Elsenbaumer
  • Patent number: 5185195
    Abstract: An improved article of the type comprising a plurality of flexible fibrous layers at least two of which are secured together by a securing means, said improvements comprising a securing means which comprises at least two adjacent paths wherein the distance between said paths is less than about 1/8 in.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1990
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Gary A. Harpell, Dusan C. Prevorsek, David V. Cunningham
  • Patent number: 5185408
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel copolymers containing carbonate repeat units and ester repeat units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 1991
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1993
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Reginald T. Tang, Frank Mares, William J. Boyle, Jr., Tin-Ho Chiu, Kundan M. Patel
  • Patent number: 5173556
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a copolymer of a fluoromonomer having the formula R.sub.1 R.sub.2 C.dbd.CR.sub.3 F wherein R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are selected from H and F, and R.sub.3 may be Cl when R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 are F; and a vinyl monomer having the formula H.sub.2 C.dbd.CHR.sub.x, wherein R.sub.x is a radical having the formula --O.sub.2 CR.sub.y, wherein R.sub.y is a radical selected from CH.sub.3 and C.sub.2 H.sub.5.The resulting copolymer comprises fluorinated units having the formula (R.sub.1 R.sub.2 C--CR.sub.3 F) wherein R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are selected from H and F, and R.sub.3 may be Cl when R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 are F, and corresponding amounts of vinyl units having the formula (H.sub.2 C--CHR.sub.x), wherein R.sub.x is selected from --CH.sub.3 and C.sub.2 H.sub.5. In an alternate and preferred embodiment the copolymer is hydrolyzed so that R.sub.x becomes --OH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 1991
    Date of Patent: December 22, 1992
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Frank Mares, Bryce C. Oxenrider, David J. Long, John P. Sibilia
  • Patent number: 5171478
    Abstract: A process for increasing the intrinsic viscosity of polyaniline by heating the polyaniline in the solid state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 1991
    Date of Patent: December 15, 1992
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventor: Chien-Chung Han
  • Patent number: 5171891
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a process of oxidizing organic compounds having allylic or benzylic carbon atoms. The process of this invention comprises reacting an organic compound having one or more allylic or benzylic carbon atoms with an effective amount of an effective oxidizing agent in water at a temperature equal to or greater than about 350.degree. C. and at a pressure equal to or greater than about 175 atmospheres, wherein said agent is selected from the group consisting of elemental sulfur, an oxidized form of elemental sulfur and, an organic or inorganic compound capable of forming elemental sulfur or said oxidized forms in situ under process conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 1987
    Date of Patent: December 15, 1992
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Divakaran Masilamani, David M. Hindenlang
  • Patent number: 5171880
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a process of oxidizing organic compounds having benzylic carbon atoms. The process of this invention comprises reacting an organic compound having one or more benzylic carbon atoms with an effective amount of an effective oxidizing agent in water at a temperature equal to or greater than about 350.degree. C. and at a pressure equal to or greater than about 175 atmospheres, wherein said agent is selected from the group consisting of a combination of one or more bases and one or more of elemental sulfur, an oxidized form of elemental sulfur and/or an organic or inorganic sulfur containing compounds capable of forming elemental sulfur, said oxidized forms or a combination thereof in situ under process conditions, and organic or inorganic compounds which form one or more bases and elemental sulfur, oxidized forms of sulfur or a combination thereof in situ under process conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1991
    Date of Patent: December 15, 1992
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventors: Divakaran Masilamani, David M. Hindenlang
  • Patent number: 5168020
    Abstract: This invention relates to a novel anode for use in batteries, and to batteries containing the anode, which anode comprises an alloy of sodium and one or more metallic or non-metallic materials other than mercury.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 1987
    Date of Patent: December 1, 1992
    Assignee: Allied-Signal Inc.
    Inventor: Taiguang R. Jow