Patents Examined by Cephia D. Toomer
  • Patent number: 10499675
    Abstract: A structure (10) includes a formed body (1) of a predetermined shape and a liquid film (3) formed on the surface thereof, the liquid film (3) being formed by using a dispersion solution obtained by dispersing, in a dispersion medium, a liquid that is incompatible therewith. The structure (10) exhibits slipping property to the emulsified product maintaining stability. Also disclosed is a method for producing the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: TOYO SEIKAN CO., LTD., TOYO SEIKAN GROUP HOLDINGS, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Nyuu, Yoshiaki Okada, Tomoyuki Miyazaki, Mikio Asakura, Yosuke Akutsu, Shinya Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 10501689
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide a portable charcoal system and method of operating thereof, wherein the portable charcoal system comprises a first compartment adapted to burn a material, a second compartment connected to the first compartment and adapted to receive the material from the first compartment, and a third compartment adapted to receive the material from the second compartment, the third compartment comprising an auger adapted to move the material from a back end to a front end, and out of the third compartment. The portable charcoal system further includes a source of air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Inventors: James Geronimo Archuleta, Jr., Deborah Page-Dumroese
  • Patent number: 10501697
    Abstract: There is described a biodiesel composition and process for producing biodiesel and related products. There is also described related fuels and fuel blends comprising biodiesel. The biodiesel composition may be prepared from a mixture comprising fats, oils and greases from sewer waste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: Argent Energy (UK) Limited, Argent Energy Limited
    Inventor: Michael Scott
  • Patent number: 10487290
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for accelerating oxidation of lipids comprising the step of holding a lipid composition in the presence of cumin for a prolonged time at an elevated temperature. Further aspects of the invention are the resulting lipid composition as well as food products such as concentrated seasoning or flavoring products, condiments, sauces, gravies or ready-to-eat food products comprising said lipid composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Societe des Produits Nestle S.A.
    Inventor: Jiyuan Zhang
  • Patent number: 10479950
    Abstract: The invention relates to quaternary ammonium amide and/or ester salts and their use as additives, including their use in fuels, such as diesel fuel. The invention particularly relates to the use of quaternary ammonium amide and/or ester salts as detergents in diesel fuels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Paul R. Stevenson, James C. Ray, David J. Moreton, James H. Bush
  • Patent number: 10479953
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to emulsifying agents produced from succinic acids or anhydrides and polyalkylene glycols. The present disclosure also relates to lubricating oils containing such emulsifying agents. The emulsifying agent provides a lubricating oil that is substantially free of an aqueous layer after about 24 hours when tested according to ASTM D7563-10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: AFTON CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Andrew Yeung, Anthony Jarvis, Matthew Ross
  • Patent number: 10472586
    Abstract: A lubricating coating composition and a compressor including a sliding member coated with the lubricating coating composition. The lubricating coating composition includes a thermosetting or thermoplastic polyimide-based resin as a binder, a solid lubricant, various solvents, and other additives at a controlled ratio. The compressor includes a first member including a first sliding surface and a second member moving relative to the first member including a second sliding surface. The lubricating coating composition is applied to the first sliding surface or the second sliding surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: HANON SYSTEMS
    Inventors: Seung Yong Hwang, Joon Hee Moon, Eun Gi Son, Jae Wook Joo, Jae Hyun Hur, Kye Young Lee
  • Patent number: 10465138
    Abstract: The use of a complex ester obtainable by esterification reaction between aliphatic linear or branched C2- to C12-dicarboxylic acids, aliphatic linear or branched polyhydroxy alcohols with 3 to 6 hydroxyl groups, and, as chain stopping agents, aliphatic linear or branched C1- to C30-monocarboxylic acids or aliphatic linear or branched monobasic C1- to C30-alcohols, as an additive in a fuel for minimization of power loss in the operation of an internal combustion engine with this fuel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Marc Walter, Dirk Rettemeyer, Markus Hansch, Ludwig Voelkel, Bjoern Thomas Hahn, Muriel Ecormier, Thomas Hayden
  • Patent number: 10457887
    Abstract: A low sulfur marine distillate fuel trunk piston diesel engine lubricating oil composition comprising (a) a major amount of a Group I base oil or a Group II base oil or mixtures thereof; (b) at least one or more detergents comprising at least one overbased salt of an alkyl-substituted hydroxybenzoic acid; and (c) a succinimide dispersant derived from polyalkylene having a number average molecular weight (Mn) of 1400-3000; wherein the succinimide dispersant is present at greater than 1.20 wt. % on an actives basis; and the TBN of the composition is less than 30 mg KOH/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: CHEVRON ORONITE TECHNOLOGY B.V.
    Inventor: Wilhelmus Petrus Antonie van Houten
  • Patent number: 10450679
    Abstract: A flame-retardant fabric may include a cellulosic fiber and a modacrylic fiber, the cellulosic fiber being a natural cellulose fiber containing a phosphorus compound, the modacrylic fiber containing an antimony compound, the flame-retardant fabric including the modacrylic fiber containing the antimony compound in an amount of 14 to 54 wt %, antimony in an amount of not less than 1.7 wt %, and phosphorus in an amount of 0.3 to 1.5 wt % with respect to the total weight of the flame-retardant fabric, and the flame-retardant fabric having a weight per unit area of not less than 160 g/m2. The flame-retardant fabric can be produced by subjecting a fabric including a natural cellulose fiber and a modacrylic fiber containing an antimony compound to flame-retardant treatment with a phosphorus compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitomo Matsumoto, Tatsuro Ohzeki, Fukashi Shibuya, Kazuya Kusunoki
  • Patent number: 10450521
    Abstract: The present application provides a composition comprising 8-30 mass % of C4-12 linear alkanes, 5-50 mass % of C4-12 branched alkanes, 25-60 mass % of C5-12 cycloalkanes, 1-25 mass of C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons, no more than 1 mass% of alkenes, and no more than 0.5 mass % in total of oxygen-containing compounds; wherein the total amount of C4-12 alkanes is 40-80 mass %, and the total amount of C4-12 alkanes, C5-12 cycloalkanes and C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons is at least 95 mass %; and wherein the amounts are based on the mass of the composition. Also described is a method for producing the composition comprising the step of hydroprocessing a biological feedstock using a catalyst and the step of fractionating the product of the hydroprocessing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Arto Rissanen, Heli Laumola, Teemu Lindberg
  • Patent number: 10450524
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions containing a detergent composition and an active metal containing compound, where the detergent composition includes a quaternary ammonium salt detergent and optionally an oxygen-containing detergent, and where the active metal containing compound is in the form of a colloidal dispersion, comprising an organic phase, particles of an iron compound in its amorphous form, and at least one amphiphilic agent. These compositions may be used in fuels and provide improved engine performance when such fuels are used, specifically by reducing fuel injector fouling in the engine and/or by improving the regeneration of the engine's particulate exhaust trap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignees: RHODIA OPERATIONS, THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Virginie Harle, Michael Lallemand, David Moreton, Malcolm G J. MacDuff, Magali Pudlarz
  • Patent number: 10442233
    Abstract: A method is provided of generating a pattern image used to form a pattern on a surface of a fabric using laser irradiation. A plurality of parameters associated with laser irradiation units are input into a user interface. The parameters include an area parameter, a laser irradiation unit density parameter, optionally a discontinuity parameter, and a dye removal parameter. A plurality of laser irradiation units arranged in a pattern area of a user interface based on computer processing of the inputted plurality of parameters is received for viewing at the user interface. The laser irradiation units collectively establish the pattern image for viewing by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: RevoLaze, LLC
    Inventors: Darryl J. Costin, Jr., Heath Colwell
  • Patent number: 10443011
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition and method of operating a boosted internal combustion engine. The lubricating oil includes greater than 50 wt. % of a base oil, one or more overbased calcium-containing detergents, one or more overbased magnesium-containing detergents and one or more molybdenum compounds and leads to a more than 60% reduction in LSPI compared to the LSPI of a reference oil and passes the Ball Rust Test. The ratio of wt % calcium from the overbased detergents to wt. % of magnesium from the overbased detergents is less than 11.9. A ratio of total ppm of magnesium to total TBN of the lubricating oil in mg KOH/g is greater than 19. A ratio of the total ppm of calcium to the total TBN of the lubricating oil is less than 222. The oil and method may reduce low-speed pre-ignition events in a boosted internal combustion relative to commercially available lubricating oils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: AFTON CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kristin Fletcher, Lisa Dingwell
  • Patent number: 10440981
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide an oil/fat composition for a solid roux, said composition making it possible to achieve the physical properties required of a solid roux, i.e. shape retention during summertime, resistance to seepage of a liquid oil component, resistance to surface whitening, and good melt-in-the mouth properties, as well as a reduction in trans-fatty acid and saturated fatty acid content. Provided is an oil/fat composition for a solid roux, said composition being characterized in that the composition has a triglyceride composition comprising 15-40 wt % of an S3 triglyceride, 10-30 wt % of an S2U triglyceride, 10-25 wt % of an SU2 triglyceride, and 30-50 wt % of a U3 triglyceride (S: a C16-24 saturated fatty acid, U: a C16-18 unsaturated fatty acid), the weight ratio between C16 (P: palmitic acid) and C18 (St: stearic acid) is 0.5?P/St?2.0, and SSU/SUS>1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI OIL HOLDINGS INC.
    Inventor: Hitomi Omori
  • Patent number: 10443558
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition and method of operating a boosted internal combustion engine with reduced low-speed pre-ignition events and corrosion resistance. The oil composition includes a base oil, one or more overbased calcium sulfonate detergents, one or more overbased calcium phenate detergents, and one or more overbased magnesium-containing detergents. A ratio of ppm of calcium to TBN of the oil composition is less than 170; a ratio of ppm of magnesium to total soap content in wt. % is greater than 700; and there are limited amounts of boron and molybdenum, and all weight percentages and ppm values being based on the total weight of the oil composition. The compositions give low LSPI ratios and pass the Ball Rust test.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: AFTON CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Paul Ransom, Guillaume Carpentier, Kristin Fletcher
  • Patent number: 10435643
    Abstract: Provided is an internal combustion engine lubricating oil composition which comprises a major amount of an oil of lubricating viscosity; one or more oil soluble or oil dispersible organic acid anhydrides, said anhydride comprising at least one hydrocarbyl or hydrocarbylene moiety having from about 10 to about 400 carbon atoms; and an oil soluble or oil dispersible secondary hydrocarbylamine compound, a tertiary hydrocarbylamine compound, or combinations thereof. Also provided is a method for maintaining and/or increasing fresh oil TBN of a lubricating oil composition while at the same time improving seal performance in an internal combustion engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: Seyedeh Mahboobeh Hosseini, John Robert Miller, Kevin David Carabell
  • Patent number: 10428291
    Abstract: Described herein is an ashless oil additive, comprising at least one diazabicyclo or triazabicyclo compound. Also described is a composition comprising an engine oil mixed with an oil additive, wherein the oil additive comprises at least one diazabicyclo or triazabicyclo compound. Further described is a method for boosting the total base number (TBN) of an engine oil composition, comprising adding an oil additive to said engine oil composition, wherein the oil additive comprises at least one diazabicyclo or triazabicyclo compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Cummins Filtration IP, Inc.
    Inventors: Corey W. Trobaugh, Jonathan D. Sheumaker, Eduardo Javier Pereira, Natashia J. Bass
  • Patent number: 10421922
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition and method of operating a boosted internal combustion engine. The lubricating oil composition includes greater than 50 wt. % of a base oil, one or more overbased calcium-containing detergents having a TBN greater than 225 mg KOH/g and one or more magnesium-containing detergents. A total amount of calcium from the one or more overbased calcium-containing detergents is from 900 ppm to less than 2400 ppm by weight, and a total amount of magnesium from the one or more magnesium-containing detergents is from 50 ppm to 500 ppm by weight, both based on a total weight of the lubricating oil composition. The lubricating oil composition and the method of using it are effective to reduce low speed pre-ignition events in a boosted internal combustion engine lubricated with the lubricating oil composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: AFTON CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kristin Fletcher, William Y. Lam, Kongsheng Yang, Jeremy Styer
  • Patent number: 10392729
    Abstract: A binding structure of an industrial fabric for binding both ends of a fabric with ends to form it into an endless type has loops formed by bending a portion or all ends of warp constituting the fabric at both ends and folding it back, the loop at the one end constitutes a binding loop which forms a common hole into which a core wire is introduced upon binding, the loop at the other end portion which is opposed to the binding loop to form a pair with the binding loop upon binding has a structure into which the binding loop is fitted and against which the binding loop is locked, and forms a loop hole into which the core wire is not introduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON FILCON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Usuki, Fumihito Takahashi