Abstract: To simply carry out packing in a constant-temperature transport package, a constant-temperature transport container includes a housing part that is provided on an outer side of a heat insulating container. The housing part is for housing a heat storage material in at least one surface selected from the group consisting of short-side surface parts, long-side surface parts, and a bottom surface part.
Abstract: Provided are an artificial hair fiber having a soft texture and appearance close to human hair, and being light in weight; and a head accessory including the artificial hair fiber. A polyamide fiber for artificial hair includes a resin composition that includes a polyamide resin as a primary component resin, and is a hollow fiber having a void in the cross-sectional center section, the void percentage of the polyamide fiber is 15-40%, the fiber specific gravity of the polyamide fiber is 0.80-1.10, and the bend rigidity of the polyamide fiber is 1.5×10?3 to 5.5×10?3 gf·cm2/yarn.
Abstract: Ultraviolet blocking modacrylic fibers contain an anionic surfactant in an amount of 0.03 wt % or more. The ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) rating value of the ultraviolet blocking modacrylic fibers measured according to JIS L 1925: 2019 is UPF15 or more. Thus, ultraviolet blocking modacrylic fibers that are less likely to be discolored and have excellent ultraviolet blocking properties, an ultraviolet blocking fabric and a fiber product containing the ultraviolet blocking modacrylic fibers, and a method for manufacturing the ultraviolet blocking modacrylic fibers are provided.
Abstract: Provided is a solar cell including: a semiconductor substrate having a substantially rectangular shape; and collector electrodes. The semiconductor substrate is sectioned into first, second, third, and fourth large sections by a first large sectioning line passing a center of a first side of the semiconductor substrate and substantially parallel to a second side of the semiconductor substrate and a second large sectioning line passing through a center of the second side of the semiconductor substrate and substantially parallel to the first side of the semiconductor substrate. The collector electrodes include finger electrodes. The finger electrodes provided on each of the first and third large sections extends in a first direction, and the finger electrodes provided on each of the second and the fourth large sections extends in a second direction.
Abstract: Providing a method for producing a balloon catheter, that is capable of uniformly heating and cooling the entire mold and less likely to cause temperature unevenness. A method for producing a balloon catheter which comprises a shaft extending in a longitudinal direction and a medical resin balloon provided at a distal end portion of the shaft, comprising the steps of inserting a resin tubular body (10) into a mold (20), and placing the mold (20) inside a thermal jacket (30) wherein a porous metal body (50) is disposed outside the mold (20) and inside the thermal jacket (30).
Abstract: Provided is latex that is useful in a novel technique which (a) has a reduced environmental impact, (b) has excellent dispersibility of fine polymer particles, and (c) enables efficient collection of fine polymer particles from a latex. Specifically, provided is a latex including, by a specific amount, fine polymer particles (A) having a graft part which is constituted by a polymer that contains a specific structural unit, and a resin (B) having predetermined viscosity. The surfaces of the fine polymer particles (A) are covered with the resin (B).
Abstract: A benzoxazine resin composition is provided. The benzoxazine resin composition includes a benzoxazine resin that is a reaction product of an amine, a phenol, and an aldehyde. Either the amine is a diamine or the phenol is a bisphenol, and the benzoxazine resin has at least one nitrogen-containing crosslinking functional group or pyrocitric functional group. A method of preparing a benzoxazine resin composition is also provided. The method includes reacting an amine, a phenol, and an aldehyde at a temperature of above 60° C., for 1 h to 5 days to form a benzoxazine resin. The benzoxazine resin has at least one nitrogen-containing crosslinking functional group or pyrocitric functional group, and either the amine is a diamine or the phenol is a bisphenol. Also provided is a cured resin made from the benzoxazine resin composition.
Abstract: A resin composition contains a poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin component, and the poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin component includes a copolymer (A) which is a copolymer of 3-hydroxybutyrate units and other hydroxyalkanoate units and in which the content of the other hydroxyalkanoate units is from 1 to 6 mol % and a copolymer (B) which is a copolymer of 3-hydroxybutyrate units and other hydroxyalkanoate units and in which the content of the other hydroxyalkanoate units is 24 mol % or more. The resin composition further contains a layered clay mineral (C). The proportion of the copolymer (A) is from 72 to 93 wt %, and the proportion of the copolymer (B) is from 7 to 28 wt %. The amount of the layered clay mineral (C) is from 5 to 45 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the total poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin component.
Abstract: An information processing system includes: a memory that stores a medical device state model that indicates a state of a medical device corresponding to an external appearance of the medical device; and a processor that: acquires external appearance data indicating the external appearance of the medical device, analyzes reusability of the medical device, as the state of the medical device, using the medical device state model, and outputs medical device state information indicating an analyzed state of the medical device, the medical device state model indicating the reusability of the medical device as the state of the medical device.
Abstract: A resin composition for injection molding contains a poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin. The poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin includes at least one copolymer of 3-hydroxybutyrate units and other hydroxyalkanoate units. The average content of the 3-hydroxybutyrate units in the poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin is from 92 to 99 mol %. The polystyrene-equivalent weight-average molecular weight of the poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin, as measured by gel permeation chromatography using a chloroform solvent, is from 21×104 to 38×104. In a weight molecular weight distribution of the poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) resin, the proportion of a component having a weight molecular weight of 20×104 or less is from 35 to 60 wt %.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing a solar cell comprising forming a series of transparent electrode layer material films on electroconductive semiconductor layers on the reverse surface side of a substrate; forming metal electrode layers on the transparent electrode layer material films; forming insulation layers covering the entirety of the metal electrode layers except for a first non-insulation region, and insulation layers covering the entirety of the metal electrode layers excluding a second non-insulation region; and forming patterned transparent electrode layers and leaving the insulation layers using an etching technique in which the insulation layers are masks.
Abstract: A transparent electrode-equipped substrate includes, on a film base material having a transparent film substrate, a non-crystalline transparent foundation oxide layer and a non-crystalline transparent conductive oxide layer. The transparent electrode-equipped substrate is capable of achieving low resistivity by having the transparent oxide layers being formed sequentially from the film base material side through sputtering such that the absolute value of a discharge voltage (VU) of a direct-current (DC) power supply when forming the transparent foundation oxide layer is 255-280 V, the ratio (VU/VC) between the discharge voltage (VU) of the DC power supply when forming the transparent foundation oxide layer and the discharge voltage VC of the DC power supply when forming the transparent conductive oxide layer is 0.86-0.98.
Abstract: In order to absorb collision energy so as to prevent an increase in reaction force against a pedestrian to a level higher than or equal to a certain level during collision, a bumper absorber of the present invention includes: a trunk part that extends in an X direction and that is simply compressed in the X direction in response to an impact; and a branch part that branches off from the trunk part toward a rear of a vehicle body, the branch part having a branching part in which the branch part branches off from the trunk part and which is provided with a breakage inducing part that causes breakage between the trunk part and the branch part in response to the impact.
Abstract: A solar cell module according to the present disclosure includes a photoelectric converter, a collector electrode electrically connected to the photoelectric converter, and a wiring material (3) electrically connected to the collector electrode, wherein the collector electrode includes: a first electrode film (9A) formed on a photoelectric converter side; and a second electrode film (9B) formed on at least a wiring material side of the first electrode film (9A) so that part of a surface of the first electrode film (9A) on the wiring material side is exposed, and wherein the collector electrode and the wiring material (3) are electrically connected to each other with solder (11) connected to the part of the surface of the first electrode film (9A) exposed from the second electrode film (9B) and to a surface of the second electrode film (9B).
Abstract: A stretched film is produced by stretching a resin film at a given temperature. The resin film contains an acrylic resin having a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 115° C. or higher and acrylic rubber particles. The total amount of an acrylic ester monomer as a constituent monomer of the acrylic rubber particles is from 10 to 40 wt % based on the total amount of constituent monomers of the acrylic resin and the acrylic rubber particles. The stretching temperature is from Tg+20° C. to Tg+70° C.
Abstract: Provided is a laminate that has excellent moldability and excellent wear resistance, and that contains an acrylic-based resin film. Excellent mouldability and wear resistance can be attained by providing a laminate including a specific acrylic-based resin film, and a specific ultraviolet-curable hard coat layer that is laminated on at least one side of the acrylic-based resin film. The laminate has a specific crack elongation and exhibits a ?haze of not more than 1.0% in a steel wool wear test at 50 g/cm2 and 5 reciprocating motions.
Abstract: An efficient production method for obtaining a reduced coenzyme Q10 Form II-type crystal having a stable crystal form is disclosed. The production method includes adding a seed crystal of a Form II-type crystal to a solution including ethanol and reduced coenzyme Q10; and precipitating a Form II-type crystal, wherein a dissolved concentration Ci of reduced coenzyme Q10 before adding the seed crystal is equal to or more than a saturated concentration of a Form II-type crystal and less than a saturated concentration of a Form I-type crystal at a temperature Ti when adding the seed crystal. The crystal precipitation step may include controlling a temperature Tp of the solution so that a dissolved concentration Cp of reduced coenzyme Q10 is equal to or more than the saturated concentration of the Form II-type crystal and less than the saturated concentration of the Form I-type crystal.
Abstract: A formulation information management method includes: acquiring, by a server from a first terminal, individual information associated with a first individual and infection information indicating an infectious disease with which the first individual has been infected, as results of examining infectious diseases of livestock; acquiring, by the server from a second terminal, the individual information and formulation information indicating a blood product manufactured from blood containing blood collected when dissecting the first individual; generating, by the server, related information that associates the infection information and the formulation information based on the individual information; storing, by the server, the related information in a storage; and acquiring, by the server, infection information of a second individual; and in response to acquiring the infection information of the second individual, outputting, by the server, the formulation information associated by the related information with inf
Abstract: A laminated article includes a base layer and a coating layer disposed over at least one side of the base layer. The coating layer contains a poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) resin. In a crystalline melting curve obtained by differential scanning calorimetry of the coating layer, the coating layer has at least one peak top temperature (Tma) in the range of 100 to 150° C. and at least one peak top temperature (Tmb) in the range of 150 to 170° C., and the difference between the temperatures Tma and Tmb is 10° C. or more.
Abstract: Poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) foam particles are obtained by: introducing a blowing agent into an aqueous dispersion in a pressure-resistant vessel, the aqueous dispersion containing a crosslinking agent and resin particles containing a poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate); heating the contents of the pressure-resistant vessel to a given temperature in a range of 130 to 150° C.; holding the contents of the pressure-resistant vessel at the given temperature for 5 to 55 minutes; and opening one end of the pressure-resistant vessel to discharge the contents of the pressure-resistant vessel into a low-pressure atmosphere and foam the resin particles. The poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) is a mixture containing a poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate) copolymer and a poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) homopolymer at a weight ratio of 99:1 to 80:20, and the crosslinking agent is an organic peroxide which is a percarbonate.