Abstract: The present invention provides a nanoparticle dispersed structure featuring a polymer having a crosslinked structure that is chemically inert with respect to the nanoparticles and that is effective in suppressing diffusion, and provides a method for manufacturing this nanoparticle dispersion.
March 2, 2001
Date of Patent:
July 15, 2003
Dow Corning Asia, Ltd., Director-General of National Institute of Advanced Industrial
Science & Technology
Masaaki Suzuki, Maria Teresa de los Arcos de Pedro, Yoshinori Nakata, Yoshiho Imai, Munehiro Yamaguchi, Nobuo Kushibiki, Kikuko Takeuchi
Abstract: An aqueous coating agent for forming lubricating films comprising a hydrophilic resin; a solid lubricating agent comprising MoS2 and at least one antimony sulfide selected from the group consisting of Sb2S3 and Sb2S5, where a weight ratio of MoS2 to antimony sulfides is from 1;0.05 to 1:12; and water and wherein the weight ratio of the solid lubricating agent to the hydrophilic resin is from 0.7:1 to 3:1.
Abstract: A composite material having a plurality of laminated polysilylenemethylene layers each having an inside region adjacent to a surface thereof in which nanoparticles of a metal of Au, Pt, Pd, Cu or Ag are dispersed. The composite material is produced by heating a layer of disilacyclobutane overlaid with a layer of nanoparticles of the above metal to polymerize the disilacyclobutane. The above procedure is repeated at least once more.
July 13, 1999
Date of Patent:
July 9, 2002
Dow Corning Asia, Ltd., National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and
Abstract: A method for hydrolyzing chlorosilanes having at least three chlorine atoms bonded to each silicon atom to form silicone resins. The method comprises adding at least one of hydridotrichlorosilane, tetrachlorosilane, or organotrichlorosilane to a two-phase mixture comprising a non-polar organic solvent, an aqueous phase comprising 0 to about 43 weight percent hydrochloric acid, and a surface active compound selected from the group consisting of organosulfates described by formula R2SO4H and alkali metal salts thereof, where R2 is selected from the group consisting of alkyl groups comprising about 4 to 16 carbon atoms and alkylphenyl groups comprising 7 to about 22 carbon atoms.
Abstract: An organosilicon-modified charge transporting compound having a structure represented by the following Formula (I):
wherein A represents a charge transporting group, Q represents a hydrolytic group or a hydroxyl group, R2 represents a monovalent hydrocarbon group or a halogen-substituted monovalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 15 carbon atoms, n is 1 to 18, m is 1 to 3, and 1 is 1 to 5; and a curable composition containing the organosilicon-modified charge transporting compound and a cure type resin chiefly composed of an organosilicon high polymer.
Abstract: A method of preparing an organosilicon compound comprising effecting a hydrosilylation reaction between (a) unsaturated compounds with terminal unsaturated groups and (b) silane compounds described by formula HSiR0mW3−m, where W is selected from the group consisting of C1 to C6 alkoxy groups, C6 to C10 aryloxy groups, and halogen atoms, R0 is an organic group, and m is 0, 1, or 2 in the presence of (c) a platinum catalyst and (d) an auxiliary catalyst selected from the group consisting of (1) silyl esters of acids derived from oxo acids of sulfur; (2) amide compounds having N—Si bonds; (3) urea compounds; (4) silyl esters of carbamic acid; (5) phosphoric acid compounds; and (6) cyclic compounds selected from the group consisting of (i) hydroxypyridine compounds, (ii) 8-hydroxyquinoline compounds, (iii) oxazolidinone compounds, and (iv) N-hydroxysuccinimide compounds.
Abstract: A hydrosilylation reaction method that achieves high catalytic activity and stability, and improves the positional selectivity of the hydrosilylation reaction product. The method comprises reacting an unsaturated compound selected from the group consisting of aromatic vinyl compounds and allyl halides with a silicon compound having hydrosilyl groups described by formula HSiRn(Z)3−n, where n=0, 1, or 2, R is a hydrocarbon group and Z is selected from the group consisting of a silamino group, siloxy group, and siloxanoxy group in the presence of a carboxylic acid compound, a silyl ester of a sulfonic acid, and a platinum catalyst.
Abstract: A method for hydrolyzing chlorosilanes having at least three chlorine atoms bonded to each silicon atom to form silicone resins. The method comprises adding at least one of hydridotrichlorosilane, tetrachlorosilane, or organotrichlorosilane to a two-phase mixture comprising a non-polar organic solvent, an aqueous phase comprising 0 to about 43 weight percent hydrochloric acid, and a surface active compound selected from the group consisting of alkylsulphonic acid hydrate, alkali metal salt of alkylsulphonic acid, arysulphonic acid hydrate, and alkali metal salt of arylsulphonic acid.
Abstract: The instant invention pertains to a curable composition comprising
(a) substance that generates free radicals under the action of ultraviolet radiation and
(b) polymer molecule bearing functionality capable of polymerization under the action of said free radicals wherein (a) is a benzoin ether and makes up from 0.001 to 10 wt % of the total composition and (b) has the following formula
in which R, R′, and R″ are each H or C1 to C10 hydrocarbyl possibly containing a heteroatom and at least 10 % is, for example, a vinyl group, and a+b+c+d=1. The composition of the instant invention is a storage-stable UV-curable composition that does not suffer from cure inhibition by air or oxygen, that is very efficiently cured by low doses of UV radiation, and provides a highly heat-resistant cured pattern by heating after pattern formation.
June 1, 1999
Date of Patent:
July 10, 2001
Dow Corning Asia, Ltd.
Brian R. Harkness, Mamoru Tachikawa, Kasumi Takei
Abstract: Hydrosilylation reaction curable organosiloxane compositions containing a scavenger for radicals that participate in the free radical polymerization of styrene monomers, which yield upon cure a silicone elastomers having extended moldlife.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing an organic solvent-soluble hydrogenated octasilsesquioxane-vinyl group-containing compound copolymer comprising reacting 1 mol of (A) a hydrogenated octasilsesquioxane described by formula I
with 0.2 to less than 3 mol of (B) a divinyl group-containing compound described by formula (2)
CH2═CH—L—CH═CH2 Formula 2
where L is selected from the group consisting of
(a) a divalent hydrocarbon group comprising 3 to 10 carbon atoms and
(b) —(SiR2O)m—SiR2—, where each R is independently selected from the group consisting of alkyls comprising 1 to 6 carbon atoms and aryls comprising 6 to 9 carbon atoms and 1≦m≦10; in the presence of a hydrosilylation catalyst.
Abstract: The present invention relates to triorganosiloxy-endblocked poly(methyl(C6-C40alkyl)siloxane)-poly(methyl(aralkyl)siloxane)-poly(methyl(C2-C4alkyl)siloxane) terpolymers. This invention also relates to two different methods of making these terpolymers. The triorganosiloxy-endblocked poly(methyl(C6-C40alkyl)siloxane)-poly(methyl(aralkyl)siloxane)-poly(methyl(C2-C4alkyl)siloxane) terpolymers of this invention are useful as mold release agents in aluminum die cast release agents, rubber lubricants, and as high reflexive index additives for the personal care industry.
Abstract: A method for making a hydrocarbon oxysilyl functional polymer, which is important as a modified silicone or silicone-modified polymer, by a hydrosilylation reaction between a hydride (hydrocarbonoxy)silane compound having SiH functional groups and a polymer having olefinic or acetylenic unsaturated groups in the presence of a carboxylic acid and a catalytic amount of platinum or a platinum compound.
Abstract: A method for synthesizing silicon compounds that contain a substituent bonded to silicon through a Si—C bond comprising a platinum-catalyzed hydrosilylation reaction between SiH-substituted silicon compounds and unsaturated group-functional organic compounds or unsaturated group-functional organosilicon compounds and exhibits a high catalyst activity and stability and affords a high positional selectivity in the hydrosilylation reaction product.
Abstract: The present invention provides a curable polymethylsilsesquioxane composition that uses polymethylsilsesquioxane obtained from inexpensive precursors and that provides a hard, scratch-resistant, highly corrosion-resistant, water-repellent, and transparent cured film. The curable polymethylsilsesquioxane composition of the invention includes a polymethylsilsesquioxane having the general formula(CH.sub.3 SiO.sub.3/2).sub.n (CH.sub.3 Si(OH)O.sub.2/2).sub.mand a predetermined number-average molecular weight, Mn, from 380 to 2,000, wherein m and n are positive numbers that provide the predetermined Mn, with the proviso that the value of m/(m+n) is less than or equal to 0.152/(Mn.times.10.sup.-3)+0.10 and greater than or equal to 0.034/(Mn.times.10.sup.-3) and 10 to 250 weight parts colloidal silica.
Abstract: A method for synthesizing organosilicon compounds that contain a functional group bonded to silicon across the Si--C bond. The method comprises reacting an unsaturated group-functional organic compound or unsaturated group-functional organosilicon compound with a hydro(hydrocarbonoxy)silane compound, where the reaction is carried out in the presence of a platinum catalyst.
Abstract: The present invention provides a curable composition which comprises (A) a base-generating substance which generates a base when exposed to the action of ultraviolet light, (B) a siloxane polymer which has silicon-hydrogen bonds (Si--H) capable of reacting with hydroxy groups under the effect of the base to form silicon-oxygen bonds (Si--O) and hydrogen molecules (H.sub.2), and (C) an acid substance. This composition is cured by irradiation with ultraviolet light. During this ultraviolet irradiation, a mask is placed between a coating film of the composition and the radiation source, and the uncured portions of the composition are dissolved and removed so that a pattern is formed. The residual portions are then heated to produce a pattern-cured product.
March 31, 1997
Date of Patent:
August 1, 2000
Dow Corning Asia, Ltd.
Brian R. Harkness, Mamoru Tachikawa, Kasumi Takei
Abstract: This invention relates to radiation curable compositions comprising an alkenyl ether functional polyisobutylene, a cationic photoinitiator, a free radical photoinitiator, and an alkenyl ether compound which is free of isobutylene units. The radiation curable compositions can further comprise an alkylphenol. This invention also relates to hydrocarbon silicone alkenyl ether compounds. The radiation curable compositions exhibit a low cure energy, have a high moisture vapor barrier, high damping characteristics, and a high refractive index, and provide a barrier to corrosive vapors and have maintained or enhanced modulus, tensile strength, and toughness.
Abstract: A method of manufacturing acyloxysilane compounds having functional groups bonded to a silicon atom via Si--C bonds comprising reacting in a hydrosilation reaction an unsaturated compound (a) selected from the group consisting of (i) styrene or styrene derivative, (ii) vinylsilane compound, (iii) siloxane compound having a vinyl group bonded directly to a silicon atom, (iv) epoxy-functional olefin, (v) diene compound, (vi) allyl compound described by formula CH.sub.2 .dbd.CHCH.sub.2 X, where X is a halogen atom, an alkoxy group, or an acyloxy group, (vii) olefin compound having a terminal vinyl group, and (viii) acetylene-type compound with a silicon compound (b) that contains hydrogen atom bonded to the silicon atom and acyloxy group in the presence of a platinum catalyst.
Abstract: A process comprising the hydrosilation of an aromatic vinyl compound by a hydridochlorosilane compound in the present of platinum or platinum compound and a carboxylic acid. The process favors the formation of the .beta.-adduct of the hydrosilation reaction.