Patents Examined by Bethany M Miller
  • Patent number: 11661518
    Abstract: Articles including durable and icephobic polymeric coatings are disclosed. The polymeric coatings include a bonding layer which may contain a substantially fully cured polymeric resin providing excellent adhesion to metallic or polymer substrates. The polymeric coating further includes an outer surface layer which is smooth, hydrophobic and icephobic and, in addition to a substantially fully cured resin, contains silicone comprising additives near the exposed outer surface. The anisotropic polymeric coatings are particularly suited for strong and lightweight parts required in aerospace, automotive and sporting goods applications. A process for making the articles is disclosed as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: Integran Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Gino Palumbo, Herath Katugaha, Jonathan McCrea, Klaus Tomantschger, Konstantinos Panagiotopoulos
  • Patent number: 11649359
    Abstract: The composition of the present invention includes tungsten oxide particle, inorganic particle other than tungsten oxide particle, and a solvent. The inorganic particle is preferably made of a clay mineral. The clay mineral is preferably bentonite, saponite, or mica. The volume median diameter (D50) of the tungsten oxide particle is preferably 0.01 ?m or more and 10.0 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki Shiba, Hidetsugu Kawai, Shinya Okazaki, Kazuhiko Furukawa
  • Patent number: 11649351
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a resin composition for a metal substrate, and a resin varnish and a metal base copper-clad laminate comprising the same. The resin composition comprises 5-40% of a main resin and 60-95% of a thermally conductive filler when the total weight of the resin composition is calculated as 100%, wherein the main resin comprises 60-90% of a flexible epoxy resin having a structure as shown in Formula I and 10-40% of a phenoxy resin when the total weight of the main resin is calculated as 100%. The resin composition provided by the present disclosure has a low modulus, can alleviate the stress generated by thermal shocks and can withstand more than 1000 thermal cycles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: Shengyi Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Naidong She, Zengbiao Huang
  • Patent number: 11643544
    Abstract: A resin composition is provided. The resin composition includes the following constituents: (A) an epoxy resin; (B) an amino group-containing hardener; and (C) a compound of formula (I), wherein, R11 to R16 and A1 to A2 in formula (I) are as defined in the specification, and the amount of the compound (C) of formula (I) is about 10 parts by weight to about 85 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the epoxy resin (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: TAIWAN UNION TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chih-Wei Liao, Ju-Ming Huang, Guan-Syun Tseng
  • Patent number: 11643545
    Abstract: A resin composition includes (A) a polyolefin epoxy resin, (B) an epoxy resin having a condensed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, (C) a nitrogen-containing novolak resin, and (D) an inorganic filler, in which an epoxy equivalent of the (A) component is 200 g/eq. or more, a nitrogen content in the (C) component is 13% by mass or more and/or the (C) component has a cresol novolak structure, and a content of the (D) component is 60% by mass or more on the basis of 100% by mass of non-volatile components in the resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Kenji Kawai, Ryohei Ooishi
  • Patent number: 11603442
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin sheet which can be manufactured into a molded body exhibiting excellent appearance quality as well as exhibits both high moldability and strength and a manufacturing method of such a fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin sheet. The present invention relates to a fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin sheet which is a random laminated body of a tape-shaped unidirectional prepreg and contains spread reinforcement fibers and a polymer (a) and in which the polymer (a) is a polymer of at least a bisphenol A type epoxy compound represented by Formula (1): where n is an integer of 1 to 4 and a bisphenol compound selected from the group consisting of bisphenol A, bisphenol F, bisphenol S, bisphenol B, bisphenol E, and bisphenol P.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2023
    Assignees: SUNCORONA ODA CO., LTD., KANAZAWA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Keisuke Sone, Masaki Kobayashi, Hirofumi Nishida, Kiyoshi Uzawa, Hisai Ueda
  • Patent number: 11590742
    Abstract: A surfacing material that is capable of ultraviolet (UV) protection. The surfacing material is a multilayer structure composed of a woven peel ply fabric interposed between a first curable resin layer and a second curable resin layer. The surfacing material is designed to be co-cured with a composite substrate, for example, a prepreg layup. Upon curing, the peel ply fabric combined with the outer thermoset layer function as a UV protective layer. When the peel ply fabric and the outer thermoset layer are removed, a paint-ready surface is revealed. Such surface does not require any surface preparation prior to painting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC.
    Inventors: Junjie Jeffrey Sang, Dalip K. Kohli
  • Patent number: 11550080
    Abstract: An optical laminated member having an antiglare hard coat layer and a clear hard coat layer sequentially laminated on at least one side of a transparent polymer substrate, the antiglare hard coat layer being a cured layer of a coating composition for forming an antiglare layer and having continuous random irregularities on its surface, and a ten-point average roughness RzJIS of a surface of the antiglare hard coat layer is 0.1 to 2 ?m, the clear hard coat layer is a cured layer of a clear hard coating composition, the clear hard coat layer is laminated on a part of the antiglare hard coat layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakata, Takeki Hosokawa, Kazuhito Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11541631
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cross-linked vacuum skin packaging (VSP) films used as top webs for VSP packages endowed with easy opening features and to VSP packages obtained therefrom. The films of the invention comprise at least one layer of a frangible blend of incompatible polymers. The easy-to-open VSP packages obtained therefrom may advantageously include very simple and cheap supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: Cryovac, LLC
    Inventor: Andrea Fanfani
  • Patent number: 11525265
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a water resistant, UV resistant, vapor permeable, air barrier roofing underlayment assembly for use on flat or low sloped roofs comprising a substrate of permeable polyester, a permeable copolymer acrylate coating bonded to the permeable polyester substrate and a pressure sensitive permeable copolymer adhesive secured to the acrylate coating. The permeable coating is a copolymer including a primary polymer of n-butyl acrylate and contains carbon black.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: VaproShield, LLC
    Inventors: Philip L. Johnson, Kevin D. Nolan, Daniel Bess, Adrian deKrom
  • Patent number: 11505694
    Abstract: A resin composition including: a thermosetting resin component including a mesogen; and a phosphorus atom-containing thermoplastic polymer type frame retardant, wherein the thermoplastic polymer type frame retardant is a phosphorous atom-containing formed by polymerizing or copolymerizing one of monomers represented by general formulae (1) and (2) below, wherein, in the general formulae (1) and (2), each of R1 and R2 is any one of an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, an aryl group and an aryloxy group, R1 and R2 being different or identical, and R3 is a methyl group or a hydrogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Inagaki, Junpei Hayama
  • Patent number: 11479637
    Abstract: Provided is a sheet-like prepreg that has both a low coefficient of linear thermal expansion and high flexibility and offers excellent anti-warpage performance and cracking resistance. The sheet-like prepreg according to the present invention includes a curable composition and a sheet-like porous support impregnated with the curable composition. The sheet-like porous support is made from a material having a coefficient of linear thermal expansion of 10 ppm/K or less. The sheet-like prepreg gives a cured product having a glass transition temperature of ?60° C. to 100° C. The curable composition includes one or more curable compounds (A) and at least one of a curing agent (B) and a curing catalyst (C). The curable compounds (A) include an epoxide having a weight per epoxy equivalent of 140 to 3000 g/eq in an amount of 50 weight percent or more of the totality of the curable compounds (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroto Miyake, Kiyoharu Tsutsumi, Ryosuke Ieki
  • Patent number: 11477883
    Abstract: A metal-clad laminate includes: an insulating layer; and a metal foil being in contact with at least one surface of the insulating layer. The insulating layer contains a cured product of a resin composition containing a polyphenylene ether copolymer having an intrinsic viscosity of 0.03 to 0.12 dl/g measured in methylene chloride at 25° C. and having an average of 1.5 to 3 specific groups per molecule at its molecular terminal, a thermosetting curing agent having two or more carbon-carbon unsaturated double bonds at its molecular terminal, and a thermoplastic elastomer. The metal foil includes a metal substrate, and a cobalt-containing barrier layer provided on at least a contact surface of the metal substrate, the contact surface being in contact with the insulating layer. The contact surface has a ten-point average roughness Rz of 2 ?m or less as a surface roughness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke Tsuda, Hirosuke Saito, Hiroaki Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 11434359
    Abstract: A resin composition including: a thermosetting resin component including a mesogen; and a phosphorus atom-containing thermoplastic polymer type frame retardant, wherein the thermoplastic polymer type frame retardant is a phosphorous atom-containing formed by polymerizing or copolymerizing one of monomers represented by general formulae (1) and (2) below, wherein, in the general formulae (1) and (2), each of R1 and R2 is any one of an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, an aryl group and an aryloxy group, R1 and R2 being different or identical, and R3 is a methyl group or a hydrogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Inagaki, Junpei Hayama
  • Patent number: 11390735
    Abstract: A thermosetting resin composition and a prepreg and a metal foil-covered laminate made using same, the thermosetting resin composition comprising component (A): a solvent-soluble polyfunctional vinyl aromatic copolymer, the copolymer being a poly-functional vinyl aromatic copolymer having a stoctoal unit derived from monomers comprising divinyl aromatic compound (a) and ethyl vinyl aromatic compound (b); and component (B): a vinyl-containing organic silicone resin. The prepreg and metal foil-covered laminate made from the thermosetting resin composition have good toughness, and maintain a high glass transition temperature, a low water absorption, dielectric properties and humidity resistance, being suitable for the field of high-frequency and high-speed printed circuit boards and the processing of multilayer printed circuit boards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Shengyi Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chiji Guan, Xianping Zeng, Guangbing Chen, Haosheng Xu
  • Patent number: 11339287
    Abstract: A resin composition includes 100 parts by weight of a vinyl-containing polyphenylene ether resin and 45 parts by weight to 75 parts by weight of an inorganic filler combination, wherein the inorganic filler combination at least includes chemically synthesized silica and silicon nitride, and a weight ratio of the chemically synthesized silica and the silicon nitride is between 1:2 and 5:2. The resin composition or an article made therefrom may achieve improvement in at least one of the following properties: dielectric constant, dissipation factor, peel strength, soldering resistance, T300 thermal resistance, laminate appearance, sedimentation property, water absorption rate, and ratio of thermal expansion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: ELITE ELECTRONIC MATERIAL (ZHONGSHAN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhilong Hu, Teng Xu, Hezong Zhang, Shu-Hao Chang
  • Patent number: 11319450
    Abstract: Articles including durable and icephobic polymeric coatings are disclosed. The polymeric coatings include a bonding layer which may contain a substantially fully cured polymeric resin providing excellent adhesion to metallic or polymer substrates. The polymeric coating further includes an outer surface layer which is smooth, hydrophobic and icephobic and, in addition to a substantially fully cured resin, contains silicone comprising additives near the exposed outer surface. The anisotropic polymeric coatings are particularly suited for strong and lightweight parts required in aerospace, automotive and sporting goods applications. A process for making the articles is disclosed as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Integran Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Gino Palumbo, Herath Katugaha, Jonathan McCrea, Klaus Tomantschger, Konstantinos Panagiotopoulos
  • Patent number: 11312869
    Abstract: Articles including durable and icephobic and/or biocidal polymeric coatings are disclosed. The polymeric coatings can include a bonding layer which may contain a substantially fully cured polymeric resin providing excellent adhesion to metallic or polymer substrates. The polymeric coating further includes an outer surface layer which is smooth, hydrophobic, biocidal and icephobic and, in addition to a substantially fully cured resin, contains silicone comprising additives near the exposed outer surface. The anisotropic polymeric coatings are particularly suited for strong and lightweight parts required in aerospace, automotive and sporting goods applications. A process for making the articles is disclosed as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Integran Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Gino Palumbo, Herath Katugaha, Jonathan McCrea, Klaus Tomantschger, Konstantinos Panagiotopoulos
  • Patent number: 11292883
    Abstract: A prepreg comprising the following constituent elements (A), (B), and (C), the constituent element (C) being present in a surface layer of the prepreg: Constituent element (A): a reinforcing fiber base material; Constituent element (B): an epoxy resin composition containing a curing agent, the epoxy resin composition being cured within the range of from 90° C. to 140° C. (inclusive); and Constituent element (C): particles of a thermoplastic resin having a melting point or a glass transition temperature within the range of from 90° C. to 140° C. (inclusive).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Yukihiro Harada, Atsushi Nohara
  • Patent number: 11247510
    Abstract: At least a metallic part of a metal or metallized reinforcer, at least the surface of which is at least partially metallic, is coated with a polybenzoxazine, the repeat units of which comprise at least one unit corresponding to the formulae (I) or (II): in which Z1 represents an at least divalent, aliphatic, cycloaliphatic or aromatic bonding group comprising at least one carbon atom and optionally at least one heteroatom selected from O, S, N and P; X1 and X2, which are identical or different, represent O or S; Ar1 and Ar2, which are identical or different, represent a substituted or unsubstituted phenylene group; and Z2 represents O or (S)n, the symbol “n” representing an integer equal to 1 or greater than 1. Such a reinforcement can be used for the reinforcement of a rubber article, in particular a motor vehicle tyre.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin
    Inventors: Milan Fedurco, Marco Ribezzo