Patents Assigned to Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
  • Patent number: 10479853
    Abstract: Provided is a surface-treated carbon nanotube having few surface fractures, not reducing the molecular weight of the resin to be mixed and having excellent extrudability. In the surface-treated carbon nanotube, the thermal reduction amount at 600° C. in a nitrogen atmosphere is 0.2 to 40%, the surface oxygen concentration measured by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) is 1.5 to 40 atm % and the surface sulfur concentration is less than 0.1 atm %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Aya Takagiwa, Teruaki Sakuma, Yasukazu Shikano, Kazuya Noda
  • Publication number: 20190330382
    Abstract: This cellulose powder has: an average degree of polymerization of 100 to 350; a weight average particle size of over 30 ?m, but less than 250 ?m; an apparent specific volume of 2 to less than 15 cm3/g; and an organic carbon content from residual impurities, which is defined by the total organic carbon content (%) during 1% NaOH extraction to the total organic carbon content (%) during pure water extraction, of over 0.07 to 0.3%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro OBAE, Masayuki KAKIZAWA, Mitsuo YAMASHITA
  • Patent number: 10384426
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polyolefin microporous membrane including a multilayer film having two or more layers. In this polyolefin microporous membrane, at least one surface layer has a thickness of not less than 0.2 ?m but not more than 5 ?m and contains inorganic particles, while at least one layer contains a polyethylene and has an air permeability of not less than 50 second/100 cc but not more than 1000 second/100 cc and a puncture strength of not less than 3.0 N/20 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Ohashi, Hiroshi Sogo
  • Patent number: 10343146
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a composite oxide catalyst which can suppress the generation of CO2 and CO and improve the yield of an unsaturated nitrile in a method for subjecting propane or isobutane to a vapor-phase catalytic ammoxidation reaction to produce a corresponding unsaturated nitrile, and a method for producing the composite oxide catalyst, and a method for producing an unsaturated nitrile using the composite oxide catalyst. A composite oxide catalyst used for a vapor-phase catalytic oxidation reaction or vapor-phase catalytic ammoxidation reaction of propane or isobutane, the composite oxide catalyst comprising a composite oxide represented by the following composition formula (1): Mo1VaSbbNbcWdZeOn??(1), wherein the component Z is one or more element selected from the group consisting of La, Ce, Pr, Yb, Y, Sc, Sr, and Ba; a, b, c, d, e, and n represent atomic ratios of the elements; and 0.1?a<0.2, 0.15?b?0.5, 0.01?c ?0.5, 0?d?0.4, 0?e?0.2, and 0.60<a/b<1.00.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Ishii, Minoru Kadowaki, Takaaki Kato
  • Patent number: 10329224
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for production of a high purity conjugated diolefin. The method for production of a conjugated diolefin of the present invention comprises steps of supplying a source gas containing a C4 or higher monoolefin and an oxygen-containing gas into a reactor, bringing a catalyst into contact with the gas mixture, compressing a gas containing a conjugated diolefin produced by an oxidative dehydrogenation reaction to obtain a liquefied gas and rinsing the liquefied gas with water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Takagaki, Hiroyuki Yano
  • Patent number: 10308601
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isothiocyanate production method using an organic primary amine and thiourea as starting materials; to a composition for transporting and storing an N-substituted O-substituted thiocarbamate that includes an N-substituted O-substituted thiocarbamate and a hydroxy compound, the equivalent weight ratio of hydroxy groups of the hydroxy compound with respect to the carbamate groups of the N-substituted O-substituted thiocarbamate being in the range of 1 to 100; to a composition for transporting and storing a compound with a thioureido group that includes a compound with a thioureido group and a hydroxy compound, the equivalent weight ratio of hydroxy groups of the hydroxy compound with respect to the thioureido groups of the compound with a thioureido group being in the range of 1 to 100; and to an isothiocyanate composition containing an isothiocyanate and a compound with a specific functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Masaaki Shinohata, Yuji Kosugi, Nobuhisa Miyake
  • Patent number: 10301416
    Abstract: A polyisocyanate composition having a polyisocyanate, which is a reaction product of: a polyisocyanate precursor formed of a dimer or a multimer of at least one diisocyanate selected from the group consisting of an aliphatic diisocyanate and an alicyclic diisocyanate; and a polycarbonate diol, which is obtained by copolymerizing at least one diol selected from the group consisting of a diol having 2 to 20 carbon atoms and a carbonate compound, in which the polyisocyanate precursor has an isocyanurate group and an allophanate group, and the isocyanurate group and the allophanate group are present in a molar ratio (the isocyanurate group/the allophanate group) of 80:20 or more and 99:1 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Fukuchi, Masako Uchida, Yuichi Miwa
  • Patent number: 10224127
    Abstract: The resin composition according to the present invention contains a polyacetal resin having a specific molecular weight distribution, a specific carbon black, and an alkaline metal wherein the contents of the carbon black and the alkaline metal are in specific ranges. The molded article according to the present invention contains the resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Inagaki, Takaaki Miyoshi, Junichi Tsuzuki
  • Patent number: 10208206
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a curable resin composition comprising (A) an epoxy compound having three or more epoxy groups in one molecule and (B) an active hydrogen compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Satoru Kaji, Ryoko Watanabe, Tamotsu Kodama
  • Patent number: 10179850
    Abstract: The present invention provides a foam which maintains high hardness while being lightweight and has excellent peel strength and permanent compression set, and a foamable composition used to obtain the aforementioned foam. A foamable composition comprising (A) an olefin-based copolymer; (B) a copolymer that is (B-I) and/or (B-II) described below, (B-I) a vinyl aromatic-based copolymer comprising a vinyl aromatic compound and a conjugated diene, and/or a vinyl aromatic-based copolymer comprising a vinyl aromatic compound and alkylene, (B-II) an ethylene-based copolymer having an unsaturated group; (C) an inorganic filler; (D) an organic silane coupling agent; and (E) a foaming agent; wherein a mass ratio of the component (A) to the component (B), (A/B), is from 5/95 to 100/0; an amount of the component (C) is from 0.5 to 35 mass parts, and an amount of the component (E) is from 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Kusanose, Mika Horiuchi, Yoshifumi Araki
  • Patent number: 10144004
    Abstract: A method for producing a catalyst composition for hydrogenation, wherein: (A): a titanocene compound represented by following general formula (1): wherein R5 and R6 represent a group selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, an aryloxy group, an alkoxy group, a halogen group and a carbonyl group, and may be the same or different, and R1 and R2 represent a group selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, and may be the same or different, provided that R1 and R2 represent are not all hydrogens or all hydrocarbon groups having 1 to 12 carbon atoms; (B): a compound containing at least one element selected from the group consisting of elements Li, Na, K, Mg, Zn, Al, and Ca; and (C): an unsaturated compound are used, and the method has: a force application step of applying a shearing force at a shearing rate of 1000 (1/s) or more to at least component (A); and a step of mixing components (A
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshifumi Araki, Eiji Sasaya, Katsunori Nitta
  • Patent number: 10118110
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a reaction method comprising a step of supplying a liquid containing at least one raw material compound and a low-boiling compound having a standard boiling point lower than a standard boiling point of the raw material compound to a flow channel, a step of heating the liquid to produce a liquid reaction product and a gas component by a reaction of the raw material compound, and a step of separating a liquid phase containing the reaction product from a gas phase containing the gas component and the low-boiling compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Masaaki Shinohata, Takeharu Sasaki, Nobuhisa Miyake
  • Patent number: 10107232
    Abstract: A method for driving an internal combustion engine is a method for reducing nitrogen oxides in emissions of the internal combustion engine, and includes a process of introducing air, which has a low oxygen concentration and contains no emissions, into the internal combustion engine, and a process of mixing humidifying water with a hydrocarbon fuel and injecting the mixture into a combustion chamber of the internal combustion engine as an emulsion fuel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Shimizu, Hirokazu Ohno, Tomohiro Niihama, Masahiro Tsukamoto
  • Patent number: 10080371
    Abstract: A cellulose composite which contains a cellulose and a polysaccharide and which is characterized in that the median diameter of colloidal cellulose composites contained in the cellulose composite is 0.85 ?m or more as measured by a dynamic light scattering method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichirou Enatsu, Haruko Obata, Naoaki Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 10053402
    Abstract: A method for producing a conjugated diolefin is configured as follows. A monoolefin having four or more carbon atoms is fed from a monoolefin feed nozzle(s) installed at n place(s) (n=1, 2, . . . , n). In addition, at least 50% or more of a total amount of an oxygen-containing gas is fed from an oxygen-containing gas feed nozzle located at a bottom of a fluidized bed reactor. Furthermore, the monoolefin feed nozzles at heights a1, a2, . . . , an from the oxygen-containing gas feed nozzle feed the monoolefin having four or more carbon atoms at ratios of b1, b2, . . . , bn (b1+b2+ . . . +bn=1), respectively, and a weighted mean value represented by the following formula and obtained from the above heights and the above ratios is 200 mm to 3000 mm. arithmetic mean value=a1*b1+a2*b2+ . . .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Midorikawa, Mamoru Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10023709
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a multiporous hollow-fiber membrane containing a thermoplastic resin, in which an aspect ratio of outer surface pores is 10 or more, an aspect ratio of inner surface pores is 1 to 5, and a thickness of a polymer backbone forming the outer surface pores is 1 ?m to 20 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Miki, Daisuke Okamura
  • Patent number: 10023760
    Abstract: Provided is a semicarbazide composition comprising: a semicarbazide compound (A) having an amino group and a semicarbazide group; a semicarbazide compound (B-1) having a structure with a semicarbazide group substituted for the amino group of the semicarbazide compound (A); a semicarbazide compound (B-2) as a dimer of the semicarbazide compound (B-1); and a semicarbazide compound (B-3) as a trimer of the semicarbazide compound (B-1); the semicarbazide composition having an analysis area ratio (a) of 0.008% or more and 2% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toyoaki Yamauchi, Takayuki Miyazaki, Takahiro Itamochi
  • Patent number: 10016749
    Abstract: A catalyst composition for hydrogenation including (A) to (D), in which a mass ratio ((C)/(A)) is 0.1 to 4.0 and a mass ratio ((D)/(A)) is 0.01 to 1.00, (A): a titanocene compound represented by formula (1), (wherein R5 and R6 are any group selected from hydrogen, a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, an aryloxy group, an alkoxy group, a halogen group, and a carbonyl group. R1 and R2 are any group selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, and R1 and R2 are not all hydrogen atoms or all a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms), (B): a reductant formed from a compound containing an element selected from the elements Li, Na, K, Mg, Zn, Al, and Ca, (C): an unsaturated compound having a molecular weight of 400 or less, and (D): a polar compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshifumi Araki, Eiji Sasaya, Katsunori Nitta
  • Patent number: 10010855
    Abstract: A method for preparing a ruthenium catalyst, including a step of reducing a ruthenium catalyst precursor by holding the ruthenium catalyst precursor in an aqueous solution containing a metal salt at a temperature within the range of more than 180° C. and 220° C. or less and a hydrogen partial pressure within the range of 0.6 MPa or more and 5 MPa or less. A method for producing a cycloolefin, including a step of preparing a ruthenium catalyst by the method including a step of reducing a ruthenium catalyst precursor in an aqueous solution containing a metal salt by holding the ruthenium catalyst precursor at a temperature within the range of more than 180° C. and 220° C. or less and a hydrogen partial pressure within the range of 0.6 MPa or more and 5 MPa or less, and a step of partially hydrogenating a monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbon by use of the ruthenium catalyst obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuo Konishi, Masakazu Sato
  • Patent number: 10000743
    Abstract: The disclosure provides 2-deoxy-scyllo-inosose reductases derived from a microorganism having the ability to utilize (?)-vibo-quercitol, recombinant vectors and transformants comprising genes encoding the same, and methods of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Kazunobu Konishi, Nobuya Itoh, Junji Kurokawa