Patents Examined by Arti Singh-Pandey
  • Patent number: 11512476
    Abstract: A shielding device for shielding against weather influences that includes a textile sheet material which is stretched two-dimensionally or can be rolled out and which forms a shield against weather influences, in particular, against solar radiation and/or rain. The textile material has warp threads and weft threads connected together in a lattice-like manner so as to form a fabric. A foam layer which has foam pores that are separated from one another by solid foam walls is applied onto the textile sheet material on at least one side of the textile sheet material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Ettlin Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Tobias Raithel, Oliver Maetschke
  • Patent number: 11499250
    Abstract: An elastic multiple component fiber comprising a cross-section, wherein at least a first region of said cross-section comprises a polyurethaneurea composition; and comprising a second region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: THE LYCRA COMPANY LLC
    Inventors: Steven W. Smith, Hong Liu, David A Wilson, James B Elmore
  • Patent number: 11491429
    Abstract: A nonwoven fabric, including fibers, in which the fibers have an elongational viscosity, as measured under conditions at an elongational strain rate of 2.5×102 (1/s) and a temperature of 160° C., of from 430 Pa·s to 1200 Pa·s, and a ratio of the elongational viscosity (Pa·s) to a shear viscosity (Pa·s) of the fiber, as measured under conditions at a shear strain rate of 2.5×102 (1/s) and a temperature of 160° C., is from 35 to 65.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Kozo Iiba, Takeshi Kikutani, Wataru Takarada, Sho Hatano
  • Patent number: 11479911
    Abstract: The present invention provides a synthetic leather including at least a base (i), an adhesive layer (ii), and a skin layer (iii). The adhesive layer (ii) is formed of a urethane resin composition including a urethane resin (A) produced using an aromatic polyisocyanate (a1) as a raw material and water (B). The skin layer (iii) is formed of a urethane resin composition including an anionic urethane resin (X) having an anionic group concentration of 0.25 mmol/g or less, water (Y), and an anionic surfactant (Z). The aromatic polyisocyanate (a1) preferably includes toluene diisocyanate. The urethane resin (A) has an aromatic ring concentration of 0.1 to 2.5 mol/kg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventor: Ryo Maeda
  • Patent number: 11479908
    Abstract: The present invention provides a synthetic leather including at least a base (i), an adhesive layer (ii), and a skin layer (iii). The adhesive layer (ii) is formed of a urethane resin composition including a urethane resin (A) produced using an aromatic polyisocyanate (a1) as a raw material and water (B). The skin layer (iii) is formed of a urethane resin composition including an anionic urethane resin (X) having an anionic group concentration of 0.15 mmol/g or less and water (Y). The aromatic polyisocyanate (a1) preferably includes toluene diisocyanate. The urethane resin (A) has an aromatic ring concentration of 0.1 to 2.5 mol/kg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventor: Ryo Maeda
  • Patent number: 11479909
    Abstract: The present invention provides a synthetic leather including at least a base material (i), an adhesive layer (ii), and a skin layer (iii), wherein the adhesive layer (ii) is formed of an anionic urethane resin composition containing an anionic urethane resin (S) having an anionic group concentration of 0.25 mmol/g or less, water (T), and an anionic surfactant (U), and the skin layer (iii) is formed of a urethane resin composition containing a urethane resin (A), for which a raw material is reactive silicone (a1) having a functional group that reacts with an isocyanate group, and containing water (B). Preferably, the urethane resin (A) is an anionic urethane resin having an acid value of 20 mgKOH/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventor: Ryo Maeda
  • Patent number: 11479910
    Abstract: The present invention provides a synthetic leather including at least a base material (i), an adhesive layer (ii), and a skin layer (iii), wherein both the adhesive layer (ii) and the skin layer (iii) are formed of a urethane resin composition containing an anionic urethane resin having an anionic group concentration of 0.25 mmol/g or less, water, and an anionic surfactant. Preferably, the anionic surfactant is an alkylsulfosuccinate. The anionic group concentration of the anionic urethane resin is preferably within the range of 0.005 to 0.25 mmol/g and more preferably within the range of 0.01 to 0.2 mmol/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventor: Ryo Maeda
  • Patent number: 11473224
    Abstract: Fabrics and garments are disclosed that exhibit fire resistance. The fabric has yarn containing FR materials that provide for the fire resistance. The fabric is optionally dyed. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: DENIM NORTH AMERICA
    Inventors: Marty Edward Odum, Linsey H. Flitcroft
  • Patent number: 11473237
    Abstract: Articles, such as garments, including films comprising dried aqueous polyurethane dispersions are disclosed, whereby the garment has an altered stress which is exhibited during wear of the garment. The film may be bonded to the fabric of the article to provide a fabric or film laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: The LYCRA Company LLC
    Inventors: Douglas K. Farmer, Carmen A. Covelli, Hong Liu
  • Patent number: 11465582
    Abstract: Provided is a coated fabric for airbags, comprising a coating layer disposed on at least one surface of a woven fabric directly or with one or more other layers interposed therebetween, the coating layer containing a thermally responsive foaming agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirotaka Harada
  • Patent number: 11466402
    Abstract: The present invention provides a synthetic leather including at least a base (i), an adhesive layer (ii), and a skin layer (iii). The adhesive layer (ii) and the skin layer (iii) are both formed of a urethane resin composition including a urethane resin and water, the urethane resin being produced using an aromatic polyisocyanate as a raw material. The urethane resin composition forming the adhesive layer (ii) preferably includes a urethane resin (A) and water (B), the urethane resin (A) being produced using an aromatic polyisocyanate (a1) as a raw material. The aromatic polyisocyanate (a1) preferably includes toluene diisocyanate. It is preferable that the urethane resin (A) include an anionic group and the concentration of the anionic group in the urethane resin (A) be 0.35 mmol/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Ryo Maeda, Tomohiro Tetsui
  • Patent number: 11466399
    Abstract: The invention is to provide an article with a super-hydrophobic surface and a method for preparing the same. The article with a super-hydrophobic surface provided by in situ formation of a plurality of hexadecyl trimethoxy silane modified Mg—Al layered double hydroxides on the surface of the article. The water contact angle of the article is not less than 130°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: BENQ MATERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naveen Bunekar, Ju-Hui Huang
  • Patent number: 11464684
    Abstract: A sanitary protective napkin has a backing panel having an overall length, a width and a thickness, in a first shape having an outer periphery, an absorbent pad joined to the backing panel by a first adhesive on one side of the backing panel, the absorbent pad having a second shape, leaving a region of a common width around the outer periphery of the backing panel, and a second adhesive compatible with human skin applied to the region of common width around the periphery of the backing panel on the same side of the backing panel as the absorbent pad, enabling a user to apply the sanitary napkin with no undergarment or other device for anchoring the sanitary napkin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Inventor: Carly Jane Beers
  • Patent number: 11457990
    Abstract: The invention encompasses devices and methods that at least partially entrap the droplets and aerosols from a person undergoing an aerosol/droplet-generating procedure, thereby reducing a health care worker's direct exposure to such health hazards. The device includes a planar cover structure impermeable to aerosols, droplets, fluids and gas. The planar cover structure providing a barrier between a health care worker and the body cavity or orifice of a patient. A hollow tubular extension forming an opening on the planar cover structure and the opening is configured to be positioned approximately on top of the body cavity or orifice of the patient. The opening configured to be reversibly closed via a closure mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Inventor: Ellen Hsu
  • Patent number: 11452318
    Abstract: A jacket has a torso portion, a pair of underarm portions adjacent the torso portion, and a pair of arms, one of each of the arms being adjacent one of each of the underarm portions, the cloth defining a first area and a second area. The article further includes a first assembly including one or more scent control materials provided within the first area defined by a cloth and a second assembly including one or more scent control materials provided within the second area defined by the cloth, the second assembly having a different composition than the first assembly. The first assembly and the second assembly together include activated carbon and at least one of carbon treated to adsorb hydrogen sulfide, zeolite, ammonia stone, and carbon treated to adsorb mercaptan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: ScentLok Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Gregory J. Sesselmann
  • Patent number: 11447897
    Abstract: A method for making puncture resistant material is made by aggressively twisting high modulus continuous filament polypropylene yarns and weaving the twisted yarns into a tight weave. Batting materials are placed adjacent the woven layer (which may comprise one or more individual woven layers) to form a stack and the stack is needlepunched to form a consolidated material. The material is heat treated and calendared and the finished product may be used in applications where puncture resistance is required, such as in a shoe insole material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Inventors: David F. Erb, Jr., Eric A. Barter
  • Patent number: 11435167
    Abstract: A silk blend ballistic fabric for creating comfortable and flexible bulletproof apparel includes a plurality of silk threads and a plurality of para-aramid fiber threads interwoven with the plurality of silk threads to create a fabric. An alternative embodiment of the disclosure generally comprises a hybrid thread comprising a silk thread and a para-aramid fiber thread twisted with the silk thread. The resulting hybrid thread can be woven to create the fabric. The resulting fabric is bulletproof and substantially flexible to create articles of clothing such as, but not limited to, trousers, shirts, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Inventor: Jeffrey Wilson
  • Patent number: 11432605
    Abstract: A protective garment containing a composite which has an alternating pattern containing groupings of woven fabric and groupings of biaxially oriented thermoplastic films. The composite has a thickness of greater than about 5 mm. Each grouping of woven fabric contains at least one woven fabric layer, each woven fabric layer containing tape elements having a base layer of a strain oriented olefin polymer disposed between covering layers of a heat fusible olefin polymer. Each grouping of biaxially oriented thermoplastic films contain at least one biaxially oriented thermoplastic film which has a core layer of thermoplastic disposed between covering layers of a thermoplastic able to bond to polypropylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventor: Howell B. Eleazer
  • Patent number: 11434602
    Abstract: A synthetic leather includes: a base cloth; on the base cloth, an adhesion layer, a skin layer, and a flame-retardant layer, in this order, in which the flame-retardant layer includes at least one selected from hydrotalcite or a hydrotalcite-like compound, and is a cured product of a composition that includes a binder and particles having an average particle diameter of from 10 nm to 2500 nm, and is a layer having a thickness of from 1 ?m to 20 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignees: KYOWA LEATHER CLOTH CO., LTD., NT&I CO., LTD., SHINSHU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tadahisa Sasase, Yusuke Kato, Shohei Hosoo, Yasushi Murakami
  • Patent number: 11425946
    Abstract: Gloves comprising a polymeric coating or layer, optionally including a fabric liner, and at least one reinforcement, disposed on a part(s) of the polymeric coating or layer and/or ac part(s) of the fabric liner, and methods of making the gloves are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Ansell Limited
    Inventors: Marco Antonio Francisco Costa, Geraldo Alexandre Pimentel de Oliveira, Paulo Alexandre Gonçalves Francisco, Vasco Miguel Sousa Marques