Patents Assigned to Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Patent number: 10709530
    Abstract: The present invention provides a photocurable composition which is used for the production by stereolithography of a dental prosthesis or the like. This photocurable composition contains a (meth)acrylic monomer component and a photopolymerization initiator; and the (meth)acrylic monomer component contains: an acrylic monomer (X) containing, within one molecule, two aromatic rings and two acryloyloxy groups, and having a Mw of from 400 to 580; and at least one of: a (meth)acrylic monomer (A) containing, within one molecule, one or more ether bonds and two (meth)acryloyloxy groups, and having a Mw of from 200 to 400; a (meth)acrylic monomer (B) not containing, within one molecule, a ring structure other than an aromatic ring and one (meth)acryloyloxy group, and having a Mw of from 130 to 240; or a (meth)acrylic monomer (C) containing, within one molecule, a hydrocarbon skeleton and two (meth)acryloyloxy groups, and having a Mw of from 190 to 280.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Toshikazu Gomi, Takashi Koura, Hirohisa Shiode, Mai Kimura
  • Publication number: 20200207947
    Abstract: A polymerizable composition for an optical material includes a compound represented by General Formula (1) and a polymerization reactive compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Shinsuke ITO, Kouji SUESUGI
  • Patent number: 10696816
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a polyester resin composition for reflective materials which gives a reflective material having a high reflectance. The polyester resin composition for reflective materials comprises: a polyester resin (A) comprising an alicyclic dicarboxylic acid ingredient unit (a1) and an aliphatic diol ingredient unit (b1); and a white pigment (B). The amount of the alicyclic dicarboxylic acid ingredient unit (a1) is 50 mol % or more of the amount of all the dicarboxylic acid ingredient units (a) in the polyester resin (A), and the amount of the aliphatic diol ingredient unit (b1) is 50 mol % or more of the amount of all the diol ingredient units (b) in the polyester resin (A). The alicyclic dicarboxylic acid ingredient unit (a1) comprises the cis and trans forms of cis-trans isomers, the proportion of the cis form determined by NMR being 20 mol % or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Kaoru Ohshimizu, Hideto Ogasawara, Hiroki Ebata, Takashi Hama, Fumio Kageyama, Shintaro Mitsunaga, Nobuhiro Takizawa, Akinori Amano
  • Patent number: 10696627
    Abstract: A process for producing a pentaerythritol mercaptocarboxylic acid ester of the present invention includes: a step of reacting pentaerythritol with a mercaptocarboxylic acid, in which an absorbance of a 5 wt % aqueous solution of the pentaerythritol at a wavelength of 270 nm, which is measured using a quartz cell having an optical path length of 50 mm, is 0.07 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Shigetoshi Kuma, Masayuki Furuya, Takeshi Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20200203768
    Abstract: Provided is a lithium secondary battery, including: a positive electrode containing a positive electrode active material that contains a lithium transition metal compound X, which is at least one selected from the group consisting of a lithium transition metal composite oxide and a lithium transition metal phosphate, a ratio of Mn in transition metal elements contained in the lithium transition metal compound X being from 0 mol % to less than 50 mol %; a negative electrode; and a nonaqueous electrolyte solution containing a boron compound represented by the following Formula (1): in Formula (1), n represents an integer from 1 to 5, M+ represents an Li+ ion or an H+ ion, and when n is an integer from 2 to 5, more than one M+ may be the same as or different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Satoko FUJIYAMA, Kei SUGAWARA
  • Publication number: 20200200945
    Abstract: The lens of the present invention includes an indole-based compound represented by General Formula (1), and a polycarbonate resin having a weight average molecular weight of 40,000 to 60,000, wherein the content of the indole-based compound is 0.01 to 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki TOTANI, Kiyohiro SAITO
  • Patent number: 10689477
    Abstract: A polyisocyanate composition contains a modified product of xylylene diisocyanate and a modified product of pentamethylene diisocyanate, and/or a modified product of the xylylene diisocyanate and the pentamethylene diisocyanate. The ratio of the pentamethylene diisocyanate with respect to the total amount of the xylylene diisocyanate and the pentamethylene diisocyanate is 5 mol % or more and 40 mol % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Toshihiko Nakagawa, Aya Nakagawa, Shinji Kiyono, Hirokazu Morita, Satoshi Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 10689481
    Abstract: A polyisocyanate composition contains a modified product of xylylene diisocyanate and a modified product of pentamethylene diisocyanate, and/or a modified product of the xylylene diisocyanate and the pentamethylene diisocyanate. The ratio of the pentamethylene diisocyanate with respect to the total amount of the xylylene diisocyanate and the pentamethylene diisocyanate is 60 mol % or more and 95 mol % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Toshihiko Nakagawa, Aya Nakagawa, Shinji Kiyono, Hirokazu Morita, Satoshi Yamasaki
  • Publication number: 20200181457
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive member including: a base material having an uneven shape on at least one surface; and a surface layer covering at least a portion of the surface having the uneven shape on the base material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Jun KAMADA, Tomoya MATAYOSHI, Michio ERIGUCHI, Kaichiro HARUTA, Kenichi FUJII, Takashi UNEZAKI, Kazuo KOHMURA
  • Publication number: 20200176706
    Abstract: The image display device sealing material contains a resin component and a curing agent, wherein the resin component contains biphenyl skeleton-containing epoxy resin having a weight-average molecular weight of 200 or more and 100,000 or less, alicyclic skeleton-containing epoxy resin having a weight-average molecular weight of 180 or more and 790 or less, and styrene oligomer having a weight-average molecular weight of 750 or more and 4000 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yusuke TOMITA, Masatoshi TAKAGI, Yugo YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10669660
    Abstract: A mixed fiber spunbonded nonwoven fabric which comprises 90 to 10% by weight of a long fiber of thermoplastic resin (A) that has been hydrophilization-treated and 10 to 90% by weight of a long fiber of thermoplastic elastomer (B) and which has a strength ratio [the ratio of a strength at 20% of an elongation at a maximum strength (elongation at a maximum point) to the maximum strength] in at least one direction of not more than 40% and a bulk density of 0.10 to 0.40 g/cm3. The fabric can exhibit excellent initial hydrophilicity, long-lasting hydrophilicity, liquid dispersibility, liquid transpiration property, moisture permeability, breathability, softness, resistance to fluff, stretchability and touch, and low stickiness, and is suitable for sheets constituting absorbent articles such as sanitary napkins, panty liners, incontinence pads, and disposable diapers. A production method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventor: Naosuke Kunimoto
  • Patent number: 10669397
    Abstract: A polymeric piezoelectric film, including a helical chiral polymer (A) having a weight average molecular weight of from 50,000 to 1,000,000 and optical activity, in which, in the film: a crystallinity given by a DSC method is from 20% to 80%; a standardized molecular orientation MORc is from 3.5 to 15.0 when a reference thickness measured by a microwave transmission-type molecular orientation meter is 50 ?m; and when a direction parallel to a phase difference streak is a direction X, a direction perpendicular to the direction X and parallel to a main plane of a film is a direction Y, and the phase difference streak is evaluated by an evaluation method A, per a length of 1,000 mm in the direction Y, a number of phase difference streaks with an evaluation value of 60 or more is 0, and a sum of the evaluation values of phase difference streaks with an evaluation value of 20 or more is 1000 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Keisuke Sato, Katsuki Onishi, Hiroaki Tsushima, Kazuhiro Tanimoto, Toshihisa Kitagawa
  • Publication number: 20200168476
    Abstract: This method for producing a semiconductor device comprises: a first step wherein a plurality of semiconductor chips are affixed onto a supporting substrate such that circuit surfaces of the semiconductor chips face the supporting substrate; a second step wherein a plurality of sealed layers are formed at intervals by applying the sealing resin onto the semiconductor chips by three-dimensional modeling method, each sealed layer containing one or more semiconductor chips embedded in a sealing resin; a third step wherein the sealed layers are cured or solidified; and a fourth step wherein sealed bodies are obtained by separating the cured or solidified sealed layers from the supporting substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Jun KAMADA, Kaichiro HARUTA, Yasuhisa KAYABA, Kazuo KOHMURA, Yoichi KODAMA
  • Publication number: 20200166835
    Abstract: A method of producing a substrate with a fine uneven pattern is a method of producing a substrate having a fine uneven pattern on a surface thereof, the method including a step (a) of preparing a laminate provided with a substrate and a first resin layer provided on the substrate and having a first fine uneven pattern formed on a surface thereof; and a step (b) of forming a second fine uneven pattern corresponding to the first fine uneven pattern on the surface of the substrate by etching the surface of the first fine uneven pattern using the first resin layer as a mask, in which the first resin layer is formed of a resin composition (P) including a fluorine-containing cyclic olefin polymer (A) or a cured product of the resin composition (P).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Takashi ODA, Hisanori OHKITA, Yasuhisa KAYABA
  • Patent number: 10662321
    Abstract: The cyclic olefin copolymer composition of the present invention includes a cyclic olefin copolymer (m) including a specific amount of a specific repeating unit and a cyclic olefin copolymer (n) different from the cyclic olefin copolymer (m). The cyclic olefin copolymer (n) includes at least one type selected from a copolymer (n1) of ethylene or ?-olefin and cyclic olefin (where the copolymer (n1) does not include a repeating unit derived from specific cyclic non-conjugated dienes) and a cyclic olefin ring-opening polymer (n2), and when a total amount of the cyclic olefin copolymer (m) and the cyclic olefin copolymer (n) is 100% by mass, a content of the cyclic olefin copolymer (m) is 5% by mass or more to 95% by mass or less, and a content of the cyclic olefin copolymer (n) is 5% by mass or more to 95% by mass or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Junji Saito, Shigeo Kiba, Hirohiko Murase, Haruka Saito, Tomoaki Matsugi
  • Patent number: 10662270
    Abstract: The present invention provides a 4-methyl-1-pentene/?-olefin copolymer being excellent in lightness, stress absorption, stress relaxation, vibration damping properties, scratch resistance, abrasion resistance, toughness, mechanical properties and flexibility, having no stickiness during molding operation and being excellent in the balance among these properties; a composition comprising the polymer; and uses thereof. The 4-methyl-1-pentene/?-olefin copolymer (A) of the present invention satisfies specific requirements, and comprises 5 to 95 mol % of a structural unit (i) derived from 4-methyl-1-pentene, 5 to 95 mol % of a structural unit (ii) derived from at least one kind of ?-olefin selected from ?-olefins having 2 to 20 carbon atoms excluding 4-methyl-1-pentene and 0 to 10 mol % of a structural unit (iii) derived from a non-conjugated polyene, provided that the total of the structural units (i), (ii), and (iii) is 100 mol %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Takayuki Uekusa, Masahiko Okamoto, Yoshisada Tamo
  • Patent number: 10663622
    Abstract: A plastic polarized lens including a polarized film containing thermoplastic polyester, a coat layer containing a urethane-based resin comprised of a structural unit derived from polybutadiene having a hydroxyl group on the terminal and a structural unit derived from diphenylmethane diisocyanate, which is formed over at least one surface of the polarized film and a substrate layer containing a defined thiourethane-based resin, which is formed over at least the coat layer. A method of producing a plastic polarized lens, a urethane-based resin-coated polarized film and a method of producing a urethane-based resin-coated polarized film are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Akinori Ryu, Hiroyuki Kamio, Yoshimitsu Aiiso
  • Publication number: 20200148856
    Abstract: A polymerizable composition for an optical material according to the present invention includes (A) phosphite triester represented by Formula (1), (D) a photochromic compound, (E) a polyisocyanate compound, and (F) a difunctional or higher functional active hydrogen compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yuuki KASORI, Masaru KAWAGUCHI, Nobuo KAWATO
  • Publication number: 20200148710
    Abstract: A lithium boron fluorophosphate complex compound including a compound A that is one selected from a group of lithium boron fluorophosphates represented by Formula (I), and a compound B that is one selected from a group of compounds represented by Formulae (II) to (IX). R0 represents a hydrocarbon group, R1 to R7 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a substituent, R8, R9, R10, R11, and R13 to R21 each independently represent a substituent, and R12, R22, and R23 each independently represent a divalent linking group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Han ZHANG, Yusuke SHIMIZU, Kenichi GOTO, Hitoshi ONISHI, Gen MIYATA
  • Publication number: 20200149079
    Abstract: Provided are a recombinant microorganism comprising: a gene encoding a pyridoxine oxidase; and a gene encoding a pyridoxamine synthetase having an enzymatic activity of synthesizing pyridoxamine from pyridoxal, in which each of the gene encoding a pyridoxine oxidase and the gene encoding a pyridoxamine synthetase is introduced from outside of a bacterial cell, or is endogenous to the bacterial cell and has an enhanced expression, and a method of producing pyridoxamine or a salt thereof from pyridoxine or a salt thereof using the recombinant microorganism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc., RENASCIENCE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Toshihiro TATENO, Tomonori HIDESAKI, Tadashi ARAKI, Atsunori SHINDO, Yoshiko MATSUMOTO, Toshio MIYATA, Masaru HONJO