Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Robert E. McDonald
  • Patent number: 8309666
    Abstract: A multi-component curable composition which is reactive upon admixing of the components and wherein the composition comprises a first component which comprises a first amine functional adduct and a second amine functional adduct; and a second component which comprises at least one compound having an average of more than 2.0 groups per molecule which are reactive with amines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: David M. Parish
  • Patent number: 8309665
    Abstract: A multi-component curable composition which is reactive upon admixing of the components and wherein the composition comprises: A. a first component which comprises: (i) a first amine functional adduct which comprises the reaction product of a stoichiometric excess of a diamine and a compound having an epoxide group and an alpha, beta unsaturated carbonyl group; B. a second component which comprises: (i) at least one compound having an average of more than 2.0 groups per molecule which are reactive with amines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: David M. Parish
  • Patent number: 8257796
    Abstract: A process for applying a coating to a substrate and broadcasting solid decorative or protective materials onto the liquid surface of the coating before it completely cures or dries, wherein the coating is a multi-component curable composition which is reactive upon admixing of the components and wherein the composition comprises at least a first amine functional adduct and at least one compound reactive with amines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: David M. Parish
  • Patent number: 8101690
    Abstract: An amine functional adduct is obtained by admixing a stoichiometric excess of a cycloaliphatic diamine and a compound having an epoxide group and an alpha, beta unsaturated carbonyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2012
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: David M. Parish
  • Patent number: 8067486
    Abstract: An aqueous multi-component epoxy coating composition having less than 3% by weight of VOCs and curable upon admixing the components comprises (a) a first component of (i) a stable epoxy dispersion of an epoxy resin, from 5 to 20 weight percent of a mixture of surfactants comprising a low temperature nonionic surfactant having a molecular weight of from 1,000 to 7,000; a high temperature nonionic surfactant having a molecular weight of greater than 7,000 to 20,000 and an anionic surfactant, and (b) a second component of (i) a water miscible polyamine, wherein the composition further contains an associative thickener as well as thixotropic clay and/or a cellulosic thickener as additional thickener(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: Wendy Zhao
  • Patent number: 7348061
    Abstract: A slip-resistant coating composition comprising (i) a binder comprising a polyepoxide and a polyamine; (ii) a micaceous pigment selected from the group consisting of mica and micaceous iron oxide and blends thereof; (iii) at least one other pigment; wherein the micaceous pigment is present at a level of at least 4% PVC based on total volume solids and wherein the total PVC of the coating is at least 35%. The slip-resistant coating would have a slip coefficient of at least 0.50 after cure and is especially useful in the manufacture of structural joints.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2008
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Gregory B. Girard, Sandra A. Boehm, Anthony J. Lambrosa, Eddie C. Johnson
  • Patent number: 7167246
    Abstract: A process for color matching a metallic paint by taking a color measurement reading at a single angle using a regular spectrophotometer or colorimeter is provided. The preferred type of metallic pigment to be utilized in preparing the matching color can be selected by microscopic evaluation of the metallic pigment in the target metallic paint to identify its size, shape and probable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2007
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: Thomas J. Skierski
  • Patent number: 7064167
    Abstract: A pressurized paint product that includes an aerosol paint composition disposed in a container. The aerosol paint composition includes volatile organic solvents, an acrylic modified alkyd resin,an acrylic modified chlorinated polyolefin resin, propellant, and a colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2006
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: Patricia L. Redding
  • Patent number: 7018557
    Abstract: A pressurized paint product that includes an magnetic aerosol paint composition disposed in a container. The magnetic aerosol paint composition includes volatile organic solvents, an alkyd resin, and ferromagnetic particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2006
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: Patricia L. Redding
  • Patent number: 6960012
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of for mixing a tinting concentrate disposed in a container. The container is held inside a larger bucket by a base insert and a top insert. The bucket with the container secured therein is clamped to a table of a mixing apparatus. The table is then vibrated, thereby mixing the tinting concentrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2005
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: Joseph N. Biber
  • Patent number: 6828405
    Abstract: A coating composition having excellent cure at ambient conditions and comprising (i) at least one imine, (ii) a polyisocyanate having an average of at least two isocyanate groups per molecule, (iii) at least one polyaspartic ester, and (iv) an isocyanate functional urethane; wherein the coating composition is substantially free of hydroxy functionality. Coatings produced from the coating composition of this invention exhibit superior performance on flexible substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2004
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: Rubing Cai
  • Patent number: 6822058
    Abstract: A thermosetting in-mold coating composition and a method of using the same. The in-mold coating composition is curable at a temperature below 300° F. and includes a polymerizable resin, a promoted peroxide that includes a tertiary organic perester, a polymer-bound catalyst that includes a transition metal physically bound to a polymeric composition, and an amine synergist that includes at least one aromatic tertiary amine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: David Kramer, Brad A. Haskell
  • Patent number: 6817751
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for mixing a fluid dispersion disposed in a container having either a cylindrical or a square shape. The apparatus includes a holding structure having a retaining structure connected to a base. The retaining structure prevents lateral movement of the container both when the container has a cylindrical shape and when the container has a generally square shape with a width substantially equal to the diameter of the cylindrical shape. The apparatus rotates the container about at least one axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2004
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Dwight R. Huckby, James E. MacDonald, John T. O'Brien
  • Patent number: 6787225
    Abstract: A radiation curable coating comprising: (i) at least one radiation polymerizable reactant; (ii) at least one initiator for initiating cure; (iii) at least one wax; wherein the wax is present in an amount sufficient to reduce the 60° gloss of the cured coating to a gloss level less than 40 when the coating is cured by exposure to radiation in the presence of oxygen to provide a dry film thickness of 1.0±0.1 mil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2004
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: William R. Dawson, Tai M. Liang, Joseph E. Miller
  • Patent number: 6776548
    Abstract: An applicator for applying a coating composition to a substrate. The applicator includes a point applicator and a brush applicator connected to a body having a reservoir holding a coating composition. The point applicator includes an application element movable relative to the body. The brush applicator includes a shaft with a brush extending therefrom. The shaft extends into the reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2004
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Thomas L. Gardner, Jr., Paul A. Smith, Richard Hackett, Christopher R. Prebel, John J. Ernst, Jr.
  • Patent number: 6689200
    Abstract: Aqueous water repellent coating compositions comprising admixtures of (i) water-based water repellent compositions and (ii) water-reducible film-forming polymers are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2004
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Victoria D. Scarborough, Timothy G. Teague, Cedric M. Wilson, Heath G. Saunders
  • Patent number: 6665965
    Abstract: A fan deck display having a case including a center wall joined between a pair of side walls. Each of the side walls has a longitudinal free edge with a plurality of undulations formed therein. A plurality of color strips are movably connected to the case. Each of the color strips has a plurality of color swatches and a free edge with a plurality of undulations formed therein. When the color strips are in a retracted position inside the case, the undulations in the color strips are aligned with the undulations in the free edges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2003
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Mario A. Turchi, Linda K. Trent
  • Patent number: 6663467
    Abstract: An abrading composition and a process for abrading factory pre-finished surface coverings, wherein the abrading composition comprises an effective amount of wear-resistant particles, a rheology modifier, and a solvent. This invention further relates to a process to abrade wood floor surfaces and factory pre-finished wood floor surfaces, as well as a process for refinishing a factory pre-finished wood floor using the abrading composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2003
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: George R. Mayerhauser, William J. Fernandez, Jr., Michael T. Triolo, Robert P. DeHart
  • Patent number: 6649687
    Abstract: A chemical resistant water reducible coating composition comprising: (i) an active hydrogen functional water dispersible polyurethane polymer; (ii) a crosslinking agent reactive with the active hydrogen functional polymer under curing conditions: (iii) a mixture of polymeric beads dispersed within the polymer wherein the mixture comprises: (a) polyolefin beads having a mean particle size as measured by laser diffraction analysis of about 5 to 40 microns; and (b) polyurea polymeric beads having a mean particle size of less than 15 microns wherein the mixture of polymeric beads is present at a level to provide an 85° gloss less than 3 and a 60° gloss less than 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2003
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Sunil C. Gheewala, Mark J. Wytiaz
  • Patent number: 6646058
    Abstract: A water-borne paint composition including an opacifying pigment, a core-shell polymer with acid functionality, and a polymer polymerized from a group of monomers including a macromonomer having a hydrophobic portion and an alkoxylated portion. The core-shell polymer includes a shell and a core, wherein the weight of the shell is less than 10% of the weight of the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2003
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventor: Linwood G. Koger