Patents Assigned to Agfa-Gevaert
  • Publication number: 20220363846
    Abstract: A flame retardant film comprising a polyester containing film comprising on a side thereof, a flame retardant layer. The flame retardant layer comprises a colloidal metal oxide in an amount of 6 g/m2 of more, an inorganic binder in an amount of 2 g/m2 or more, a first flame retardant being a phosphorous containing compound in an amount of 10 g/m2 or more and a second flame retardant being a mineral compound selected from the group of aluminum hydroxide, aluminum trihydrate, magnesium hydroxide, magnesium calcium carbonate, hydrated magnesium carbonate, aluminum oxide hydroxide, boron compounds, antimony trioxide and combinations thereof, the amount of the second flame retardant is 6 g/m2 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Geert Vercruysse, Hubertus Van Aert, Dirk Quintens, Sarah Richardson, Stefaan Smet
  • Patent number: 11499240
    Abstract: A reinforced separator for alkaline hydrolysis includes a porous support, a first porous polymer layer contiguous with one side of the support and a second porous polymer layer contiguous with the other side of the support, characterized in that the maximum pore diameter at the outer surface of the first porous polymer layer PDmax(1) and of the second porous polymer layer PDmax(2) are different from each other and wherein a ratio between PDmax(2) and PDmax(1) is between 1.25 and 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventor: Willem Mues
  • Patent number: 11492509
    Abstract: A radiation curable solder mask inkjet ink contains a photo-initiator, a polymerizable compound and a flame retardant wherewith a high quality solder mask withstanding the high thermal stress during the soldering process while maintaining excellent physical properties and flame retardancy may be produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignees: AGFA-Gevaert NV, Electra Polymer Ltd.
    Inventors: Rita Torfs, Johan Loccufier, Clive Landells, Christopher Wall
  • Patent number: 11466166
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink including an adhesion promoter including (1) at least one a free radical polymerizable group selected from the group consisting of an acrylate, a methacrylate, an acryl amide and a methacryl amide; (2) at least one aliphatic tertiary amine; and (3) at least one carboxylic acid or salt thereof with the proviso that the carboxylic acid is linked to an aliphatic tertiary amine via a divalent linking group selected from the group consisting of an optionally substituted methylene group and an optionally substituted ethylene group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA-Gevaert NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs
  • Patent number: 11453793
    Abstract: The invention provides an inkjet method for producing a solder mask in the manufacture of a Printed Circuit Board. By using a solder mask inkjet ink containing at least one photoinitiator, at least one free radical polymerizable compound and at least one mercapto functionalized carboxylic acid as adhesion promoter, a high quality solder mask withstanding the high thermal stress during the soldering process while maintaining excellent physical properties, may be produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignees: AGFA-Gevaert NV, Electra Polymer Ltd.
    Inventors: Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20220289991
    Abstract: A radiation curable composition comprising: a) at least one monofunctional (meth)acrylate containing a carboxylic acid group, a phosphoric acid group or a phosphonic acid group; b) an acrylamide; c) at least one polyfunctional (meth)acrylate; characterized in that the radiation curable composition further comprises at least 0.1 wt % of a liquid penetrating controlling monomer selected from the group consisting of a C6-C20 alkyl (meth)acrylate, a fluorinated (meth)acrylate and a silicone (meth)acrylate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Romane Andre, Fernando Cortes Salazar, Mark Lens, Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier
  • Patent number: 11441046
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an electronic device includes preparing a solder mask with a radiation curable solder mask inkjet ink containing at least one cationic polymerizable compound and a photoinitiating system, wherein the photoinitiating system includes a specified sulphonium compound and a thioxanthone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignees: AGFA-GEVAERT NV, Electra Polymer Ltd.
    Inventors: Christopher Wall, Clive Landells
  • Publication number: 20220281254
    Abstract: A laser markable label or tag including a polyester film comprising a polyester resin, an optothermal converting agent, a laser markable polymer and titaniumdioxide, characterized in that the amount of titaniumoxide is at least 3 wt % relative to the total weight of the film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Dirk Kokkelenberg, Peter Bries, Dirk Quintens
  • Publication number: 20220267908
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing metallic articles (6) including the steps of: —applying a radiation curable composition comprising a monomer including at least two polymerisable groups on a surface of a substrate thereby forming an image (2); —curing the image; —plating (4) or etching (3) a surface of the substrate not covered by the cured image by means of an alkaline solution; —removing (5) the cured image by means of an acidic solution; characterized in that a linking group between the polymerisable groups comprises at least one acid degradable or hydrolysable group selected from the group consisting of an acetal, a ketal, an orthoester, an orthocarbonate, a tertiary ester, a tertiary carbonate and a tertiary urethane and wherein the composition further comprises less than 10 wt % of other monomers including at least two polymerisable groups relative to the total weight of the polymerisable composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventor: Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20220258515
    Abstract: A method of preparing a conductive silver pattern on a substrate comprising the step of: —applying a silver ink on the substrate to form a silver pattern, and —sintering the applied silver pattern, characterized in that the silver ink comprises a compound which decomposes exothermally during sintering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Fernando Cortes Salazar, Karl Van Den Bossche
  • Publication number: 20220259751
    Abstract: A separator for alkaline water electrolysis (1) comprising a porous hydrophilic polymer layer (20), the porous hydrophilic polymer layer comprising a polymer resin and hydrophilic inorganic particles, characterized in that the inorganic particles are barium-sulfate particles having a particle size D50 of 0.7 pm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventor: Willem MUES
  • Patent number: 11407913
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) wherein an inkjet printing step is used, characterized in that in the inkjet printing step a radiation curable inkjet ink comprising an adhesion promoter having a chemical structure according to Formula I is jetted and cured on a substrate, wherein X is selected from the group consisting of O and NR3, L1 and L2 independently represent a divalent linking group comprising from 2 to 20 carbon atoms, R1 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, R2 is selected from the group consisting of a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkaryl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aralkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted (hetero)aryl group, R3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs
  • Publication number: 20220244644
    Abstract: A method of preparing a transparent conductive film (100) comprising the steps of: —applying a nano-silver composition on a substrate thereby forming a nano-silver coating (20) on the substrate (10), —imagewise exposing the nano-silver coating with Near Infrared (NIR) radiation (40) thereby forming exposed and non-exposed areas, and —removing (70) the non-exposed areas of the nano-silver coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Matthew Friskey, Karl Van Den Bossche, Peter Willaert, Fernando Cortes Salazar
  • Publication number: 20220192016
    Abstract: A method of preparing a conductive silver pattern on a substrate comprising the steps of: applying a silver ink on the substrate to form a silver pattern, and sintering the applied silver pattern in one step at a temperature of at least 50° C. and a relative humidity (RH) of at least 50%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Bavo Muys, Peter Willaert, Karl Van Den Bossche, Fernando Cortes Salazar
  • Publication number: 20220112387
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink comprising a polymerizable compound, a photoinitiator and a co-initiator, wherein the co-initiator is an aliphatic tertiary amine co-initiator or an aromatic co-initiator, the aromatic co-initiator selected from the group consisting of an amino substituted benzoic acid derivative, an amino substituted aromatic aldehyde and an amino substituted aromatic ketone, characterized in that the co-initiator comprises at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of an aliphatic thioether and an aliphatic disulfide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot
  • Patent number: 11236249
    Abstract: A method of preparing a conductive pattern on a substrate includes the steps of applying a receiving layer on a substrate, applying a metallic nanoparticle dispersion on the white receiving layer thereby forming a metallic pattern, and sintering the metallic pattern, characterized in that the receiving layer has a roughness Rz between 1 and 75.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Fernando Cortes Salazar, Koen Steert, Vincent Courtet, Karl Van Den Bossche, Willem Gilbert, Gert Daelemans, Peter Willaert
  • Patent number: 11214700
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of capsules including a resin having at least one repeating unit of formula I, II, and/or III and which is obtainable by contacting, in a liquid including water, a compound A including at least 2 functional groups selected from the functional groups —X—C(?O)—CHR1-C(?O)—R2, —X—C(?O)—C?C—R2; or —X—C(?O)—CR1=CR2-NR11R12, with a compound B including at least two of —NH2, —NH3++, or —N?C?O. A method of producing the aqueous dispersion further relates to an aqueous ink jet ink including the resin capsules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Tim Desmet, Johan Loccufier
  • Patent number: 11121274
    Abstract: A backsheet for a photovoltaic module includes a support, an adhesive layer provided on one side of the support, and an outer layer provided on the other side of the support, characterized in that at least one of the adhesive layer and the outer layer is coated from an aqueous composition, and the aqueous composition includes a water soluble or dispersible binder and a water dispersible core/shell polyisocyanate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA-Gevaert NV
    Inventors: Geert Vercruysse, Hanne Verwaest, Carlo Uyttendaele, Hubertus Van Aert
  • Patent number: 11098207
    Abstract: A metallic nanoparticle dispersion includes metallic nanoparticles, a liquid carrier and an optional binder, and a silane compound according to Formula I: wherein R1, R2 and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, an alkoxy group and an aryloxy group with the proviso that at least one of R1 to R3 represents an alkoxy group or an aryloxy group, L1 represents a divalent linking group including one to 20 carbon atoms, A represents a thiol, a disulfide or a functional moiety comprising at least one thiol or disulfide, having no more than 10 carbon atoms, and n represents 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventor: Dirk Bollen
  • Patent number: 11098215
    Abstract: An inkjet method for producing a solder mask in the manufacture of a Printed Circuit Board uses a solder mask inkjet ink containing a polymerizable adhesion promoter and a phenolic compound including at least two phenolic groups. A high quality solder mask withstanding the high thermal stress during the soldering process while maintaining excellent physical properties is produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: AGFA-Gevaert, Electra Polymer Ltd.
    Inventors: Rita Torfs, Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier, Marion Sauvageot