Patents Examined by David J. Buttner
  • Patent number: 11414540
    Abstract: Provided is a method of modifying a blend of polycarbonate and acrylonitrile/butadiene/styrene copolymer comprising adding composite particles to the blend, wherein the composite particles comprise (I) a partially crosslinked polyolefin core and (II) a full or partial shell comprising polymerized units of one or more vinyl monomer, and the resulting modified blend.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Liang Chen, Carlos A. Cruz, Yannick Saint-Gerard, Jessica Ye Huang, Matthew J. Crimmins, Douglas J. Hasso
  • Patent number: 11407894
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition comprising between 30 and 45 wt. % of polyamides and/or ethylene vinyl alcohols and between 70 and 50 wt. % of polypropylenes, based on the combined weight of polyamides and/or ethylene vinyl alcohols and polypropylenes; wherein the polypropylene forms a first phase having a first melting endotherm in differential scanning calorimetry and wherein the polyamides and/or ethylene vinyl alcohols form a second phase having a second melting endotherm in differential scanning calorimetry; wherein the tallest differential scanning calorimetry exothermic crystallisation peak (Tpc) has an area under the curve of at least 80% of the total area under the curve between a temperature of 200 and 50° C.; wherein the temperature of the tallest differential scanning calorimetry exothermic crystallisation peak (Tpc) is between 85° C. and 110° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: QUINLYTE HOLDING B.V.
    Inventor: Hao Chen
  • Patent number: 11407892
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a resin composition for a camera module having excellent laser transmittance and a camera module member produced using the same. In one embodiment, the resin composition for a camera module includes: 25 to 50 wt % of a polycarbonate resin; 5 to 30 wt % of a polycyclohexylenedimethylene terephthalate (PCT) resin; 30 to 50 wt % of a fibrous filler; and 0.001 to 5 wt % of a dye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD., KOLON PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Hyoung Taek Kang, Keun Hyung Lee, Hyeon Don Kim, Seong Hyeon Myeong, Gi Bong Chung
  • Patent number: 11401351
    Abstract: A method for producing a rubbery polymer includes a step of preparing a mixture containing an alkyl (meth)acrylate, a hydrophobe, and an emulsifier, wherein an amount of the hydrophobe is 0.1-10 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the alkyl (meth)acrylate, and an amount of emulsifier is 0.01-1.0 part by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the alkyl (meth)acrylate; a step of applying a shear force to the mixture to prepare a pre-emulsion, and a step of heating the pre-emulsion to polymerize the resulting mixture by miniemulsion polymerization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: TECHNO-UMG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Iwanaga, Yoshitaka Naito, Hiroyuki Atsuta, Ichiro Kamata, Hironori Matsuyama, Yuusuke Fukamachi
  • Patent number: 11401412
    Abstract: Thermoplastic molding compositions containing A) from 29 to 99.99% by weight of a polyester, B) from 0.01 to 10% by weight of an ionomer composed of at least one copolymer of B1) from 30 to 99.9% by weight of ethylene B2) from 0 to 60% by weight of 1-octene or 1-butene or propylene or a mixture of these and B3) from 0.01 to 70% by weight of functional monomers, where the functional monomers are selected from the group of the carboxylic acid groups, carboxylic anhydride groups, carboxylic ester groups and mixtures of these, where component B) has been neutralized to an extent of at least 20% with alkali metal ions, based on 100% by weight of A) and B), and C) from 0 to 70% by weight of other additional substances, where the sum of the % by weight values for A) to C) is 100%, for use in the production of cable sheathing or optical-conductor sheathing via blow molding, profile extrusion, and/or pipe extrusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Simon Kniesel, Rainer Klenz
  • Patent number: 11396612
    Abstract: The present invention provides a random copolymer including structural units represented by the following Chemical Formulae 1 to 3 for forming a neutral layer for significantly reducing process time and process costs, and promoting directed self-assembly pattern formation of a block copolymer. The present invention further provides a laminate for forming a pattern including a neutral layer having a small thickness variation value due to washing, by including the random copolymer for forming a neutral layer. The present invention further provides a method for forming a pattern capable of stably vertically orienting a block copolymer on a laminate for forming a neutralized pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SK Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam Kyu Lee, Sun Young Kim, Kwang Kuk Lee, Jin Su Ham
  • Patent number: 11390736
    Abstract: ABS molding composition comprising: (a) 50 to 80 wt.-% SAN copolymer (a) (S/AN ratio 78:22 to 65:35, Mw 80,000 to 250,000); (b) 8 to 25 wt.-% graft copolymer (b) consisting of 15 to 60 wt.-% graft sheath (b2) and 40 to 85 wt.-% graft substrate—an agglomerated butadiene rubber latex—(b1), obtained by emulsion polymerization of SAN in presence of agglomerated butadiene rubber latex (b1) (D50 150 to 800 nm); and (c) 8 to 30 wt.-% SBC block copolymer (vinylarene 58 to 68 wt.-%) comprising diene/vinylarene tapered polymer blocks; exhibiting ultra-high flow melt with good mechanical properties, a process for their preparation and their use for the production of bulky and/or thin walled articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Norbert Niessner, Gisbert Michels, Thomas W. Cochran, Shridhar Madhav, Kirit Gevaria, Mukesh Modi
  • Patent number: 11384199
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition having improved processability by containing a polyalkylene carbonate resin and a film using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: SK Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Gweon Hong, Hye Lim Kim, Jae Myoung Son, Yun Kyun Lee
  • Patent number: 11384239
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a resin composition which comprises: 90 parts by weight of vinyl-containing polyphenylene oxide resin; 35 to 70 parts by weight of chemically synthetic silica; and 10 to 30 parts by weight of spherical inorganic fillers, wherein the spherical inorganic fillers include spherical boron nitride, spherical hollow boron silicate or a combination thereof. The present disclosure also provides an article made from the resin composition, wherein the article includes a prepreg, a resin film, a laminate or a printed circuit board. The resin composition of the invention can make the article made therefrom achieve better peeling strength, dielectric constant, dissipation factor, no weave exposure produced and no stripes of branch-like pattern produced at the laminate edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: ELITE MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shu-Hao Chang
  • Patent number: 11370909
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a biodegradable polyester composition, wherein the biodegradable polyester composition comprises the following components in parts by weight: i) 58 to 80 parts by weight of an aliphatic-aromatic copolyester; ii) 20 to 32 parts by weight of starch; and iii) 0 to 10 parts by weight of a processing agent. The present invention unexpectedly found by research that by using an aliphatic-aromatic copolyester in which an amount of aromatic carboxylic acid accounts for a total amount of diacid is 44 mol % to 48 mol % as a matrix resin, where the aliphatic-aromatic copolyester has a crystallization peak width D of 5° C. to 16° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: KINGFA SCI. & TECH. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chunping Ouyang, Jian Jiao, Kaijin Mai, Xueteng Dong, Hui Yang, Weida Qu, Kai Xiong, Changli Lu, Xiangbin Zeng, Tongmin Cai, Xianbo Huang
  • Patent number: 11359033
    Abstract: A flame retardant with which fire retardancy is improved and the fire retardancy is able to be secured stably for a long time is provided. An internal layer 11 containing a polymer and a flame retardant factor layer 12 that is formed outside of the internal layer 11 and that contains a polymer to which at least one of a sulfonate group and a sulfonate base is bonded are included. Thereby, compared to a case that the flame retardant factor layer 12 is not included, moisture is hardly absorbed, and respective particles of the flame retardant are inhibited from being adhered to each other. Accordingly, blocking is inhibited.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yasuhito Inagaki
  • Patent number: 11352492
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention comprises: approximately 100 parts by weight of a polycarbonate resin; approximately 0.01-2 parts by weight of a modified aromatic vinyl-based copolymer resin; approximately 0.01-1 parts by weight of a metal aliphatic sulfonate; and approximately 0.01-2 parts by weight of a fluorinated olefin-based resin, wherein the modified aromatic vinyl-based copolymer resin is a polymer of a monomer mixture comprising an aromatic vinyl-based monomer and glycidyl (meth)acrylate. The thermoplastic resin composition has excellent flame retardancy, transparency and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Lotte Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Su Ji Kim, Pil Ho Kim, Seung Shik Shin
  • Patent number: 11352449
    Abstract: A graft copolymer (B-III) includes a rubbery polymer (A-III) that is a miniemulsion polymerization reaction product of an alkyl (meth)acrylate; and at least one monomer selected from aromatic vinyl compounds, (meth)acrylic acid esters, and vinyl cyanide compounds graft-polymerized onto the rubbery polymer (A-III).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: TECHNO-UMG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Iwanaga, Yoshitaka Naito, Hiroyuki Atsuta, Ichiro Kamata, Hironori Matsuyama, Yuusuke Fukamachi
  • Patent number: 11345812
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of PMMI copolymers for reducing the molecular weight degradation of the polymer induced by oxides such as titanium dioxide or silicon dioxide in compositions based on aromatic polycarbonate. The mechanical, optical and rheological properties of the thermoplastic composition remain good and are in some cases even improved despite the addition of the PMMI copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Tim Hungerland, Tanja Cassel
  • Patent number: 11332614
    Abstract: The present invention provides a reinforced polycarbonate resin composition having all of excellent strength, impact resistance, heat resistance, flame retardancy and thermal stability. A reinforced polycarbonate resin composition which contains 100 parts by weight of a resin composition composed of (A) 50 to 95 parts by weight of a polycarbonate resin (component A) and (B) 5 to 50 parts by weight of a fibrous filler (component B) and (C) 2 to 45 parts by weight of a fluororesin (component C-I) or 2 to 45 parts by weight of a fluororesin (component C-II), wherein (I) the fluororesin (component C-I) is a copolymer containing polymerization units respectively represented by general formulae [1] and [2] and has a melting point of 200 to 280° C., and (II) the fluororesin (component C-II) is a copolymer containing polymerization units respectively represented by general formulae [1] and [2], has a melting point of 240 to 300° C., and has a 5% weight loss temperature of 470° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignees: TEIJIN LIMITED, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke Okuzawa, Toshiyuki Miyake, Koji Nakanishi, Masaji Komori, Hideki Kono
  • Patent number: 11305159
    Abstract: A golf ball comprising: (a) a core: (b) an outer cover layer; and (c) optionally, at least one intermediate layer, wherein at least the outer cover layer or the intermediate layer comprises a blend composition of: (i) a metallic coagent; and (ii)(a) at least one polyolefin or (ii)(b) at least one ionomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Hong G. Jeon
  • Patent number: 11306180
    Abstract: Provided are a polycarbonate having an appropriate refractive index and an appropriate Abbe number, and comprehensively excelling in heat resistance, total light transmittance, and hue, and a molded article thereof. The polycarbonate includes a constituent unit represented by Formula [I] and a constituent unit having a hydrocarbon group containing a cyclic structure. In Formula [I], R1 and R2 each independently denote a hydrocarbon group, and each R3 independently denotes a hydrogen atom, a heteroatom-containing group, a halogen atom-containing group, a linear alkyl group having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms, a branched alkyl group having from 3 to 6 carbon atoms, or a group including an aryl group and having from 6 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Munenori Shiratake, Kentaro Ishihara, Koji Hirose, Shinya Ikeda, Noriyuki Kato, Mitsuteru Kondo, Shoko Suzuki, Kensuke Oshima, Shuya Nagayama, Masahiro Kanda
  • Patent number: 11292873
    Abstract: Implementations described herein generally relate to etheramine mixtures formed from a mixture of two or more multifunctional alcohol initiators, processes for the etheramine mixtures production, and its use as a curing agent or as a raw material in the synthesis of polymers. In one implementation, the process comprises mixing a polyol initiator having a melting point greater than a processing temperature and a polyol initiator having a melting point less than the processing temperature to form a polyol initiator mixture having a melting point less than the processing temperature, charging the polyol initiator mixture to an alkoxylation reaction zone, contacting the polyol initiator mixture with an alkylene oxide in the alkoxylation reaction zone to provide a mixture of alkoxylated precursor polyols and charging the mixture of alkoxylated precursor polyols to a reductive amination zone and reductively aminating the mixture of alkoxylated precursor polyols to form the etheramine mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: HUNTSMAN Petrochemical LLC
    Inventors: Hui Zhou, David C. Lewis, Howard P. Klein, Terry L. Renken, Leah Patterson
  • Patent number: 11292910
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention comprises: about 100 parts by weight of polycarbonate resin; about 20 to about 60 parts by weight of mica which has been surface-treated with a silane compound; about 0.1 to about 20 parts by weight of a modified polyolefin comprising a repeating unit represented by chemical formula 1 and a repeating unit represented by chemical formula 2; and about 3 to about 20 parts by weight of a phosphorus flame retardant. The thermoplastic resin composition has excellent impact resistance, strength, flame retardancy, fluidity, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Lotte Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Eun Taek Woo, Sun Young Kim, Ho Geun Park, Seung Shik Shin
  • Patent number: 11266882
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball having excellent durability. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a spherical core composed of an inner core layer and an outer core layer, and at least one cover covering the spherical core, wherein the inner core layer is formed from an inner core layer rubber composition containing (a) a base rubber, (b) an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms and/or a metal salt thereof as a co-crosslinking agent, (c) a crosslinking initiator, and (d) a terpene-based resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kai Hayashi, Kazuyoshi Shiga, Hikaru Nagakura, Takahiro Shigemitsu