Patents Examined by Christopher M Rodd
  • Patent number: 10442929
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an asphalt modifier including a main chain of a vinyl aromatic hydrocarbon-conjugated diene block copolymer, and more particularly, to an asphalt modifier capable of effectively improving low-temperature properties, high-temperature properties, storage stability, and the like of an asphalt composition due to excellent compatibility with the asphalt composition when a vinyl aromatic hydrocarbon-conjugated diene block copolymer containing a certain multifunctional group is used as the asphalt modifier, and an asphalt composition including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae Jung Kim, Chun Hwa Lee, Hye Rim Lee
  • Patent number: 10442922
    Abstract: A tire having a circular tire frame formed of a resin material, the resin material including an olefin-based resin composition and having a tensile elastic modulus as defined in JIS K7113 (1995) of from 140 MPa to 570 MPa and an amount of creep as defined in JIS K7115 (1999) of 50 mm or less, and a degree of crystallinity of the polypropylene-based resin being from 24.5% to 32.7%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Fudemoto, Soichi Kyo, Atsuko Honjyo, Takahiro Suzuki, Naoyuki Sone
  • Patent number: 10435602
    Abstract: The invention relates to hotmelt adhesives based on polyesters, having low VOC and fogging values. In particular, the invention relates to reactive hotmelt adhesives including polyesters containing at least 50 mole percent, based on the polycarboxylic acid components, of terephthalic acid or a derivative thereof and containing at least 40 mole percent, based on the polyol components, of diols of the formula HO—(CH2)x—OH with x?6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Christina Cron, Gabriele Brenner, Bernhard Schleimer
  • Patent number: 10434704
    Abstract: Methods of additive manufacture using coreactive components are disclosed. Thermosetting compositions for additive manufacturing are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: David Robert Fenn, Kurt G. Olson, Reza M. Rock, Cynthia Kutchko, Susan Donaldson, Anthony J. Fogl
  • Patent number: 10421256
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the batchwise or continuous, preferably continuous production of single-layer lignocellulose-based boards or of multilayer lignocellulose-based boards with a core and with at least one upper and one lower outer layer, comprising the following steps: a) mixing of the components of the individual layer(s), b) layer-by-layer scattering of the mixtures to give a mat, c) compaction after the scattering of the individual layer(s), d) application of a high-frequency electrical field, during and/or after the compaction and thermal hardening of the binder(s), e) then optionally hot pressing, and f) cooling the lignocellulose material, where, in step a), for the core or the single layer, the lignocellulose particles A) [component A)] are mixed with B) from 0 to 25% by weight of expanded plastics particles with bulk density in the range from 10 to 150 kg/m3 [component B)], C) from 1 to 15% by weight of one or more binders selected from the group consisting of aminoplas
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Weinkötz, Detlef Krug, Marco Mäbert
  • Patent number: 10421910
    Abstract: A flame-retardant sugar derivative, a process for forming a flame-retardant sugar derivative, and an article of manufacture comprising a flame-retardant sugar derivative are disclosed. The flame-retardant sugar derivative can be synthesized from sorbitol, gluconic acid, or glucaric acid obtained from a bio-based source, and can have at least one phosphoryl or phosphonyl moiety. The process for forming the flame-retardant sugar derivative can include reacting sorbitol, gluconic acid, or glucaric acid and a flame-retardant phosphorus-based molecule to form the flame-retardant sugar derivative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Scott B. King, Brandon M. Kobilka, Joseph Kuczynski, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10414850
    Abstract: Provided are a resin containing phenolic hydroxyl groups having excellent developability, heat resistance, and substrate followability, a photosensitive composition, a curable composition, and a resist film which contain the resin containing phenolic hydroxyl group. The resin containing phenolic hydroxyl groups obtained by reacting a novolac resin intermediate obtained by reacting a triarylmethane compound (A) with an aldehyde compound (B) as essential components, with an alkene compound (C) having 9 to 24 carbon atoms, a photosensitive composition, a curable composition, and a resist film which contain the resin containing phenolic hydroxyl groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Imada, Yusuke Sato
  • Patent number: 10414849
    Abstract: A partially hydrogenated block copolymer of the present invention includes: a polymer block (A) containing a vinyl aromatic monomer unit as a main component: and a polymer block (B) containing a conjugated diene monomer unit, wherein in a differential molecular weight distribution (B) of a degradation product of the partially hydrogenated block copolymer obtained by an ozone degradation method, a distribution of degree of hydrogenation H, which is given by a maximum peak height in a region of a molecular weight of 800 or more and 3,000 or less, is 0.01 to 0.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ippei Kameda, Yoshifumi Araki
  • Patent number: 10414855
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a curing agent component for a curable resin which includes a multifunctional polyamide obtained from the reaction of a polyamine and a polycarboxylic acid. The curing agent component may be used as part of a two component curable system for the curing of curable resins including epoxy resins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: HUNTSMAN ADVANCED MATERIALS AMERICAS LLC
    Inventors: Lorenzo Petway, Dong Le, Charles Uchenna Uzoezie
  • Patent number: 10407534
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula in which R1 is an organic radical having a (meth)acryloyl group and R2, R3, and R4 independently of one another are an H atom or a C1 to C10 alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Verena Mormul, Rainer Klopsch, Miran Yu, Guenter Scherr, Diego Ghislieri
  • Patent number: 10400083
    Abstract: A method is provided for synthesizing PLA/apatite composites with improved mechanical strength. In one aspect, a calcium-phosphate/phosphonate hybrid shell is developed to incorporate more reactive hydroxyl groups onto hydroxyapatite (HA) particles. PLA is covalently bonded to HA calcium phosphate hybrid shell, creating a strong interphase between HA and PLA, thus significantly improve the mechanical strength in comparison to that of non-modified HA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Howard University
    Inventors: Tongxin Wang, James W. Mitchell
  • Patent number: 10400144
    Abstract: Two-component polyurethane adhesives include a polyol component and a polyisocyanate component. The polyol component includes a polyether polyol and specific amount of an aliphatic diol chain extender. The polyisocyanate component includes an isocyanate prepolymer made by reacting an aromatic polyisocyanate with a polyether. The adhesive has an excellent combination of a prolonged open time followed by curing to form a strong adhesive bond. The adhesive is especially useful for bonding carbon fiber-reinforced plastics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Stefan Schmatloch, Ilona Caderas
  • Patent number: 10400140
    Abstract: Reactive adhesive film, comprising (a) a polymeric film-forming matrix, (b) at least one reactive monomer or reactive resin, and (c) a reagent selected from the group consisting of a radical initiator and an activator, and a reactive 2-component adhesive film system for bonding various materials, such as metal, wood, glass and/or plastic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: TESA SE
    Inventors: Uwe Schümann, Daniel Schmitz-Stapela, Sven Reiter, Thilo Dollase
  • Patent number: 10400145
    Abstract: Two-component polyurethane adhesives include a polyol component and a polyisocyanate component. The polyol component includes a polyether polyol and an aliphatic diol chain extender, but is devoid of primary and second amine compounds. The polyisocyanate component includes one or more polyisocyanate compounds. The adhesive contains a mixture of a dialkyltinthioglycolate catalyst and an acid-blocked cyclic amidine catalyst. The tin catalyst is formulated into the polyol component, whereas the cyclic amidine catalyst can be formulated into either the polyol or the polyisocyanate components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Stefan Schmatloch, Joel Kunz
  • Patent number: 10392542
    Abstract: Disclosed are latent two-part polyurethane adhesives that rapidly develop adhesive strength when cured by application of infrared radiation containing a polyol component which includes; one or more polyols having a hydroxyl equivalent weight of 400 to 2000 and a nominal hydroxyl functionality of 2 to 3; one or more aliphatic diol chain extenders; one or more latent room temperature organometallic catalysts; and one or more multifunctional polyols having a functionality of greater than 3; b) a polyisocyanate component containing one or more polyisocyanate compounds; and v) a carboxylic acid-blocked cyclic amidine compound, vi) a phenol-blocked cyclic amidine compound or both of v) one or more carboxylic acid-blocked cyclic amidine compounds and vi) one or more phenol-blocked cyclic amidine compounds which may be located in the polyol component or the isocyanate component. Further disclosed are methods of bonding structures together using the latent two-part polyurethane adhesives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Stefan Schmatloch, Joel Kunz, Grunder Sergio, Felix Koch
  • Patent number: 10392508
    Abstract: The present invention relates to elastomeric polymer fiber reinforced asphalt cement concrete for use in a variety of applications. In particular, the reinforcement fibers are effective to reduce or preclude voids and/or cracks formed in the asphalt upon placement and to render a self-healing property to the placed asphalt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: FORTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Scott T. Nazar, Jeffrey B. Lovett, Martin Doody, Christopher P. Lovett
  • Patent number: 10392539
    Abstract: Aspects of the present invention provide a one component epoxy adhesive composition having improved impact resistance at low temperatures, such as ?40° C. or less. In a first aspect, the adhesive includes one or more epoxy resins; at least one polyurethane based toughener; at least one amphipathic block copolymer; and one or more epoxy curing agents. In a further, aspect epoxy adhesive compositions having improved wash off resistance are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Gary L. Jialanella, Andreas Lutz, Eric E. Cole, Glenn G. Eagle, Rajesh H. Turakhia, Yanli Feng
  • Patent number: 10392510
    Abstract: A polymer modified asphalt (PMA) includes a modifier material mixed with hot asphalt to form a modified asphalt mixture and in which a gelatinous carrier material is mixed with an acidic activator material and a curing agent to form a solid crosslinking agent. The solid crosslinking agent is mixed with the modified asphalt mixture to produce a modified asphalt material having improved rheological characteristics which prevents gel and lump formation in PMA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Inventor: G. Mohammed Memon
  • Patent number: 10385171
    Abstract: A powder comprising hydrolyzable resin particle, containing particles which do not pass through a sieve having an opening size of 500 ?m in an amount of 50 mass % or more and having a repose angle of 51° or more. This powder is preferably used as an additive for drilling to enhance the drilling properties of a drilling fluid and improve the retentivity of a fracture extending from a winze.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: TOYO SEIKAN GROUP HOLDINGS, LTD.
    Inventors: Seishi Yoshikawa, Toshiki Yamada, Tsutaki Katayama
  • Patent number: 10385245
    Abstract: The present technology is to provide a one-part moisture-curable polyurethane composition having excellent adhesion to an adherend (coated plate), and a method for producing such a composition. The present technology is a one-part moisture-curable urethane composition including a preliminary composition obtained by mixing a urethane prepolymer, an aliphatic isocyanate A, and an aminosilane compound B, and a catalyst; and a method for producing such a composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kiminori Araki