Patents Assigned to Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 9698033
    Abstract: A substrate storing container is provided with a lid-body-side substrate support section that can support the edges of a plurality of substrates when a container main body opening is occluded by the lid body. The lid-body-side substrate support section is provided with: a lid-body-side substrate receiving section and a pair of lid-body-side leg sections respectively connected to one end and the other end of the lid-body-side substrate receiving section. One lid-body-side leg section of the pair of lid-body-side leg sections is fixed at the outside of a concavity for fixing a lid-body leg section, and the other lid-body-side leg section of the pair of lid-body-side leg sections is fixed within the concavity for fixing a lid-body leg section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignees: MIRAIAL CO., LTD., SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chiaki Matsutori, Tsuyoshi Nagashima, Takaharu Oyama, Shuichi Inoue, Hiroyuki Shida, Hiroki Yamagishi, Kazumasa Ohnuki
  • Patent number: 9688868
    Abstract: A conductive polymer dispersion is provided which is capable of easily forming a conductive coating film having both excellent water resistance and excellent solvent resistance. The conductive polymer dispersion of the present invention includes a ?-conjugated conductive polymer, a polyanion, a polyester resin having an alkali metal salt of an acid group, and a glycidyl group-containing acrylic resin. In the conductive polymer dispersion, the ratio (?/?) of total mass ? of the polyester resin and the glycidyl group-containing acrylic resin to total mass ? of the ?-conjugated conductive polymer and the polyanion is in a range of 6.90 to 62.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Norimasa Shinada, Kazuyoshi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9657181
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition for an antistatic release agent comprising: a release component, a conductive component, an organic solvent, and water, wherein the release component contains a condensation-type organopolysiloxane, the conductive component contains a complex with a ?-conjugated electrically conductive polymer and a polyanion having a molecular weight of 20,000 to 900,000, an amount of the conductive component is 1 to 300 parts by mass, relative to 100 parts by mass of the release component, at least one amine compound selected from the group consisting of a secondary amine, a tertiary amine or a quaternary ammonium salt is coordinated to or bonded to portion of anion groups in the polyanion as an ion pair, and the water content is 5% by mass or less, relative to a total amount of the composition for an antistatic release agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignees: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD., SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Kohei Kanto, Kazuyoshi Yoshida, Kenji Yamamoto, Shinji Irifune
  • Patent number: 9640296
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electroconductive polymer dispersion liquid characterized in containing a ?-conjugated electrically conductive polymer, a polyanion, a compound represented by the following chemical formula (1), and a dispersion medium. In accordance with the present invention, an electroconductive polymer dispersion liquid capable of readily forming an electroconductive coating having excellent electrical conductivity, heat resistance, moist-heat resistance, and substrate adhesion property can be provided. [Chemical formula 1] CH2?C(R1)—CO—NH—R2—O—CO—NH—R3—Si(OR4)3??(1) In chemical formula (1), R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R2 and R3 each independently represent an arbitrary substituent group, and R4 represents a methyl group or an ethyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihide Sakuta, Kazuyoshi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9624398
    Abstract: The invention relates to an antistatic release agent comprising: a release component that contains a condensation-curing type organopolysiloxane, a conductive component that contains a complex of a ?-conjugated electrically conductive polymer and a polyanion and an organic solvent, wherein the amount of the conductive component relative to 100 parts by mass of the release component is 1 to 300 parts by mass, at least one amine-type compound selected from the group consisting of a secondary amine, a tertiary amine or a quaternary ammonium salt is coordinated to or bonded to portion of anion groups in the polyanion as an ion pair, and the amine-type compound has one or more substituent selected from the group consisting of an alkyl group having 4 or more carbon atoms, an aryl group, an aralkyl group, an alkylene group, an arylene group, an aralkylene group and an oxyalkylene group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignees: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD., SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Kohei Kanto, Kazuyoshi Yoshida, Kenji Yamamoto, Shinji Irifune
  • Patent number: 9609793
    Abstract: A electromagnetic shielding film includes a conductive supporting substrate which includes a cured material of a thermosetting resin including a conductive filler; a metal thin film layer which covers one surface of the conductive supporting substrate; a thermosetting adhesive layer which covers a surface of the metal thin film layer; and a peeling substrate which covers the other surface of the conductive supporting substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshiyuki Kawaguchi
  • Publication number: 20170070226
    Abstract: A switch apparatus has a pressing section that is formed of a rubber-like elastic material and has a pressing region that is pressed in a predetermined pressing direction; and a capacitance sensor for detecting the pressing of the pressing region on the basis of capacitance. The capacitance sensor is positioned apart from the pressing section in the pressing direction, and is configured so that when the pressing region is not being pressed, a space (clearance) is maintained between the part (the lowermost surface of a protruding section of the pressing section on the side towards the capacitance sensor corresponding to the pressing region and another member (base housing disposed in the vicinity of the pressing region along the pressing direction, the space (clearance) allowing the part on the side towards the capacitance sensor to move in the pressing direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Noriaki OKADA, Toshihiro MOTOKI
  • Patent number: 9558862
    Abstract: The present invention is a conductive polymer composition containing a ?-conjugated conductive polymer, a polyanion, and a gemini surfactant. There can be provided a conductive polymer composition that has excellent antistatic performance and excellent application properties, does not adversely affect a resist, and can be suitably used in lithography using electron beam or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignees: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD., SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiya Sawai, Takayuki Nagasawa, Satoshi Watanabe, Keiichi Masunaga
  • Patent number: 9546310
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an antistatic film includes a preparation step of preparing a mixed liquid by mixing a polyvinyl alcohol with an aqueous conductive polymer dispersion in which a conductive composite containing a ?-conjugated conductive polymer and a polyanion is included in a water-based dispersion medium; a coating step of obtaining a coating film by coating at least one surface of a film base with the mixed liquid; and a drying and stretching step of drying and stretching the coating film with heating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignees: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd., Nissin Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Kohei Kanto, Kazuyoshi Yoshida, Takanori Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9541578
    Abstract: A capacitive sensor sheet producing method for producing a capacitive sensor sheet uses a base having an insulative base layer on which a binder resin layer including conductive nanowires is formed. The conductive nanowires partially projecting from a surface of the binder resin layer. The method includes removing a binder resin from projections of conductive nanowires partially projected from a plurality of detection electrodes by implementing a surface etching and shaping treatment on a surface of the binder resin layer, or surface ends of at least partial detection electrodes of the plurality of detection electrodes, forming wiring lines of the conductive pattern layer, and connecting the wiring lines to the surface ends of at least partial detection electrodes in the pattern layer. The projections of the conductive nanowires removed the binder resin are put into contact with the connecting portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Shimada, Hiroto Komatsu
  • Patent number: 9524835
    Abstract: Input device in which a defect of a control disk is eliminated while making use of an advantage of the control disk and an electronic device using the input device. The input device may include: an operation panel, which may be operated by a user; a board, which may be arranged to be opposed to a surface opposite to an operation surface of the operation panel operated by the user; a conductive elastic body and a pusher, which may be fixed on the operation panel; and a sensor portion and a member to be pressed, which may be placed on the board to be opposed to the conductive elastic body and the pusher, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Ando, Noboru Nakafuji, Naoyuki Yaguchi
  • Patent number: 9505935
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an antistatic release agent comprising an aqueous solution of an electrically conductive polymer complex composed of a ?-conjugated electrically conductive polymer and a polyanion having an anionic group in a molecule thereof, an alkaline compound, a silicone emulsion and a dispersion medium, wherein the alkaline compound is at least one type of compound selected from the group consisting of an inorganic alkali, as amine compound and a nitrogen-containing aromatic cyclic compound, the content of the alkaline compound in the antistatic release agent is 0.7 times or more relative to the number of moles of the neutralization equivalent of the electrically conductive polymer complex, and the pH of the antistatic release agent at 25° C. is 10 or lower. The present invention can provide an antistatic release agent having superior storage stability for forming an antistatic release coated film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouhei Kanto, Sou Matsubayashi, Kenichi Fujitsuna, Kazuyoshi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9493870
    Abstract: Disclosed are a low-cost radio wave-transmitting decorative film which has excellent stretch moldability, radio wave transmissibility, and mirror-like metallic gloss that does not easily disappear, and a decorative member employing the radio wave-transmitting decorative film. Specifically disclosed are a decorative film which includes a first polymer film, a second polymer film, and a light-reflecting layer which is arranged between the polymer films and formed by the physical vapor deposition of an alloy of silicon and a metal, and a decorative member in which the decorative film is provided on the surface of a base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Kawaguchi, Kazutoki Tahara, Tsutomu Saga
  • Patent number: 9482693
    Abstract: A production method of a capacitive sensor sheet, comprising: a film forming step forming of a optically-transparent electroconductive film 11 on the surface of a substrate 2 having optical transparency; a supplemental electrode forming step of setting an electrode region 3a which functions as the transparent electrode 3 at least in part of the film 11, and laminating a supplemental electrode 4a which has a lower electrical resistance than the electrical resistance of the film 11 to cover at least part of a periphery of the electrode region 3a; a wire forming step of laminating a wire 4b in which one end thereof is connected to the supplemental electrode 4a on the film 11; a resist laminating step of laminating a resist 12 to cover all of the electrode region 3a and at least part of the supplemental electrode 4a; and a conductive film removing step of removing a part of the film 11 formed on the substrate 2 having optical transparency placed at a position not overlapping with the resist 12, the supplemental e
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Nishizawa, Yusuke Kobayashi, Hiroto Komatsu
  • Publication number: 20160266707
    Abstract: A transparent electrode capacitance sensor includes a transparent resin substrate; at least one transparent electrode formed on the transparent resin substrate; a pseudo auxiliary electrode formed in at least a portion of an outer periphery of the transparent electrode; and a lead wire connected to the pseudo auxiliary electrode, wherein the pseudo auxiliary electrode is thicker than the transparent electrode, and includes the same material as the transparent electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiro NOZAKI, Hiroto KOMATSU, Takashi KAWAMURA
  • Patent number: 9387960
    Abstract: A substrate storing container includes: a container body for storing semiconductor wafers; a door that is fitted to the front of the container body; and a locking mechanism locking the door. The locking mechanism includes: a rotary driver that is supported by the door and operated from a cover plate side; and a locking bar that vertically slides as the rotary driver rotates to bring the distal end into, and out of, a locking hollow of the container body. The rotary driver is separated into first and second rotary drivers. The first and second rotary drivers are formed with first and second cam portions, respectively. The first and second cam portions are made to support the proximal end of the locking bar therebetween so that the locking bar can sway in the thickness direction of the door.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignees: Miraial Co., Ltd., Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Nagashima, Shuichi Inoue, Takaharu Oyama, Chiaki Matsutori, Kazumasa Ohnuki, Hiroyuki Shida, Hiroki Yamagishi
  • Patent number: 9187820
    Abstract: There is provided a radio wave transmitting decorative member which has radio wave transmitting properties as well as mirror-surface like metallic luster, the radio wave transmitting decorative member which hardly loses its metallic luster and which can be produced at a low cost. More specifically, disclosed is a radio wave transmitting decorative member including a substrate, and a light reflecting layer provided on top of the substrate and formed of an alloy composed of either silicon or germanium and a metal, wherein the light reflecting layer is preferably a deposition film formed by a physical vapor deposition of an alloy composed of either silicon or germanium and a metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Kawaguchi, Kazutoki Tahara, Tsutomu Saga
  • Publication number: 20150322273
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition for an antistatic release agent comprising: a release component, a conductive component, an organic solvent, and water, wherein the release component contains a condensation-type organopolysiloxane, the conductive component contains a complex with a ?-conjugated electrically conductive polymer and a polyanion having a molecular weight of 20,000 to 900,000, an amount of the conductive component is 1 to 300 parts by mass, relative to 100 parts by mass of the release component, at least one amine compound selected from the group consisting of a secondary amine, a tertiary amine or a quaternary ammonium salt is coordinated to or bonded to portion of anion groups in the polyanion as an ion pair, and the water content is 5% by mass or less, relative to a total amount of the composition for an antistatic release agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2015
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Applicants: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD., SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Sou Matsubayashi, Kohei Kanto, Kazuyoshi Yoshida, Kenji Yamamoto, Shinji Irifune
  • Patent number: 9184747
    Abstract: A member for an electrostatic capacitance-type sensor which suppresses a decrease in the variation amount of the electrostatic capacitance caused between an input body and the electrode through a proximate operation or a touch operation by the input body and has a metallic luster appearance which does not degrade with time, and is economical, and an electrostatic capacitance-type sensor using the same. The disclosed member includes a sheet member having an operation surface S on which a proximate operation or a touch operation by an input body is carried out and an electrode which is disposed on the opposite side of the operation surface of the sheet member, in which the sheet member includes a decorative layer having a metallic luster, and the decorative layer is a continuous film made of silicon or an alloy of silicon and a metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Kawaguchi, Hiroto Komatsu
  • Publication number: 20150318195
    Abstract: The substrate storage container includes: a container body for storing a semiconductor wafer; a lid body for opening and closing a front of the container body; and a locking mechanism for locking the lid body that has closed the front of the container body. The lid body is formed of a lid main body to be fitted to the front of the container body and a cover plate for covering a front face of the lid main body. The locking mechanism includes a rotating operation portion that is pivotally supported by the lid main body and rotationally operated from an outside of the cover plate. A plurality of posture control members for the rotating operation portions are provided for, at least, the cover plate, among the cover plate and the rotating operation portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicants: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd., Miraial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazumasa Ohnuki, Hiroyuki Shida, Hiroki Yamagishi, Tsuyoshi Nagashima, Shuichi Inoue, Chiaki Matsutori, Takaharu Oyama