Patents Examined by David Sample
  • Patent number: 11370700
    Abstract: A coated solar control glass article includes a transparent substrate provided with a multilayer coating having solar control properties is disclosed. The multilayer coating includes a metal nitride functional layer sandwiched between two transparent dielectric layers. The thickness of the dielectric layer provided above the functional layer is greater than 60 nm and less than 150 nm and the thickness of the dielectric layer provided above the transparent substrate is greater than 10 nm and less than 45 nm. The coated solar control glass article exhibits gold/rose/purple colored reflection on the side opposite to the side provided with the multilayer coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Soumyadeep Misra, Arpan Basu, Shrijit Sudhir Kulkarni, Pradeep Kapadia
  • Patent number: 11365148
    Abstract: A glass-ceramic article includes 50 mol. % to 80 mol. % SiO2; 10 mol. % to 25 mol. % Al2O3; 5 mol. % to 20 mol. % MgO; 0 mol. % to 10 mol. % Li2O; and 1 mol. % to 3 mol. % of a nucleating agent. The nucleating agent is selected from the group consisting of ZrO2, TiO2, SnO2, HfO2, Ta2O5, Nb2O5, Y2O3, and combinations thereof. The nucleating agent may comprise greater than or equal to 50% ZrO2 and less than 50% of at least one compound selected from the group consisting of TiO2, SnO2, HfO2, Ta2O5, Nb2O5, Y2O3, and combinations thereof. The glass-ceramic article may have a molar ratio of MgO to Li2O of greater than or equal to 1:1. The glass-ceramic article may satisfy the relationship 0.85?(MgO (mol %)+Li2O (mol %))/Al2O3 (mol %)?1.2. The glass-ceramic article may comprise a crystalline phase comprising hexagonal stuffed ?-quartz and glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: George Halsey Beall, John Philip Finkeldey
  • Patent number: 11365149
    Abstract: A chemically strengthened glass having a thickness t of 2 mm or less, having a compressive stress value (CS90) at a portion of 90 ?m deep from a glass surface being 25 MPa or more, and satisfying a number of fragments generated within a size of 25 mm×25 mm being 20 or less in a fracture test according to an indenter indentation test under a condition of holding a load ranging from 5 kgf to 10 kgf for 15 seconds with a pyramidal diamond indenter having an indenter angle of a facing angle of 60°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Suguru Murayama, Yuriko Banno
  • Patent number: 11358320
    Abstract: A continuous, serpentine and intersecting pattern of filaments is provided on a surface of a house wrap membrane. Water drainage channels may be provided by depressions or viaducts formed at locations along filaments. The filaments may be formed using hot melt nozzles disposed on a member and translated transversely as the membrane is translated longitudinally beneath the nozzles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: R.H. Tamlyn & Sons, Inc.
    Inventor: Christopher Paradies
  • Patent number: 11358375
    Abstract: A multilayer particle shield for a spacecraft includes an inboard exterior layer configured to be disposed proximal to the spacecraft, an outboard exterior layer configured to be disposed distal from the spacecraft and at least one interior layer disposed between the inboard exterior layer and the outboard exterior layer, wherein the interior layer includes a semi-rigid, porous, compressible spacer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Space Systems/Loral, LLC
    Inventor: Brian Watkins
  • Patent number: 11351695
    Abstract: A decorative member according the present disclosure includes: a wooden veneer having a plurality of through-holes which transmit light from a back face side to a front face side; a transparent reinforcing layer laminated to a back face side of the veneer; and a coating layer which is laminated to a front face side of the veneer and fills interiors of the plurality of through-holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Yamaha Fine Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka Hamada, Masahiro Hirato, Yoshihito Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 11350739
    Abstract: A novel glass ceramic sheet intended in particular to be used as the surface of a furniture unit or as a worktop, the sheet including, at least in one of its faces, in particular its lower face, at least one connection element of a height less than or equal to 10 cm, the connection element including at least one part that is magnetized or at least one part made of a material capable of being attracted by a magnet. Furniture or a household equipment incorporating the glass ceramic sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: EUROKERA S.N.C.
    Inventors: Nicolas Roux, Pablo Vilato, Franck Demol, Gregory Debreyer, Michael Ravel, Bertrand Charpentier
  • Patent number: 11351759
    Abstract: This insulating panel for an insulated air-flow casing comprises an inner sheet forming an inner wall, an outer sheet fastened to the inner sheet and forming an outer wall, a layer of insulating material placed between the inner and outer sheets, and a peripheral edge extending transversally between the inner wall and the outer wall. The peripheral edge comprises at least a first and a second rows of perforations, and the perforations of the second row are placed with respect to the first row of perforations in a staggered manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: CARRIER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fabien Couturier, Bertrand Jacquin
  • Patent number: 11352289
    Abstract: Ion exchangeable glasses containing SiO2, Al2O3, Na2O, MgO, B2O3, and P2O5 are provided. The compressive stresses of these ion exchanged glasses are greater than 900 megapascals (MPa) at a depth of 45 or 50 microns (?m) with some glasses exhibiting a compressive stress of at least 1 gigaPascals (GPa). The ion exchange rates of these glasses are much faster than those of other alkali aluminosilicate glasses and the ion exchanged glass is resistant damage to impact damage. A method of ion exchanging the glass is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Matthew John Dejneka, Sinue Gomez, Timothy Michael Gross, Xiaoju Guo
  • Patent number: 11345628
    Abstract: The invention concerns a trim element for a motor vehicle comprising at least one glass sheet having an absorption coefficient comprised between 5 m?1 and 15 m?1 in the wavelength range from 750 to 1650 nm and having an external and an internal faces. According to the present invention, an infrared-based remote sensing device in the wavelength range from 750 to 1650 nm, is placed behind the internal face of the glass sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: AGC GLASS EUROPE
    Inventors: Thomas Lambricht, Yannick Sartenaer, Quentin Fraselle, Nicolas Chorine, Maxime Collignon
  • Patent number: 11339572
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a method of manufacturing gypsum board as well as the resulting gypsum board. The method comprises providing a gypsum slurry with a shrinkage-reducing additive comprising a metal salt of an acid, a silica, or a mixture thereof. As a result, the gypsum board includes gypsum and a shrinkage-reducing additive comprising a metal salt of an acid, a silica, or a mixture thereof. The gypsum board exhibits an area shrinkage of less than 10%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Gold Bond Building Products, LLC
    Inventors: Eli Stav, Jie Ling, Brad Busche, Joseph J. Bailey, R. G. Iyer, Veda Evans
  • Patent number: 11338553
    Abstract: A composite material includes a metallic bottom flat element, a metallic top flat element, and an intermediate layer made of a thermosetting synthetic material and arranged between the bottom flat element and the top flat element. The intermediate layer includes three or more duromers, with at least one of the duromers being in a cured state and the other ones of the duromers being in an uncured state. The at least one of the duromers has a polymerization temperature between 50 and 100° C., with a second one of the other ones of the duromers having a polymerization temperature between 170 and 220° C. and a third one of the other ones of the duromers having a polymerization temperature between 230 and 260° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Wedemeier, Benjamin Poller
  • Patent number: 11339100
    Abstract: Disclosed are coatings made of inorganic materials on molds for glass molding, particularly, a graded coating of element diffusion inhibition and adhesion resistance on molds for glass molding. The graded coating includes a Cr adhesion layer which is bonded with a substrate, a CrN intermediate layer and a CrxWyN(1-x-y) surface layer, where 0.15<x<0.4, and 0.2?y<0.45. The graded coating has excellent crack growth suppression and adhesion resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: No.59 Institute of China Ordnance Industry, University of Science and Technology Liaoning, Shenzhen University
    Inventors: Qiang Chen, Zhiwen Xie, Feng Gong, Xinfang Huang, Kangsen Li, Yuanyuan Wan
  • Patent number: 11332643
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive member including: a base material having an uneven shape on at least one surface; and a surface layer covering at least a portion of the surface having the uneven shape on the base material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Jun Kamada, Tomoya Matayoshi, Michio Eriguchi, Kaichiro Haruta, Kenichi Fujii, Takashi Unezaki, Kazuo Kohmura
  • Patent number: 11332403
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vehicle-mounted display device disposed in an interior member of a vehicle. The vehicle-mounted display device of the invention includes: a display panel; a cover glass covering the display panel; a housing accommodating the display panel; and a holding portion holding a position of the housing, in which the cover glass is a tempered glass having a thickness being 0.5 to 2.5 mm, a thickness of a compressive stress layer being 10 ?m or more, and a surface compressive stress of the compressive stress layer being 650 MPa or higher, and when the thickness (unit: mm) of the cover glass is represented by x and an energy absorption rate (unit: %) of the holding portion is represented by y, Expression (1) is satisfied, and impact resistance of the cover glass is excellent: y??37.1×ln(x)+53.7??(1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Kyohei Hashimoto, Atsushi Inoue, Yasuhiro Inoue, Yasumasa Kato, Yasuji Fukasawa, Yusuke Kobayashi, Masaaki Konishi
  • Patent number: 11319244
    Abstract: In embodiments, a glass-ceramic article includes from about 55 wt. % to about 80 wt. % SiO2; from about 2 wt. % to about 20 wt. % Al2O3; from about 5 wt. % to about 20 wt. % Li2O; a non-zero amount of P2O5 less than or equal to 6 wt. %; and from about 3 wt. % to less than 8 wt. % ZrO2. The glass-ceramic grains having a longest dimension of less than 100 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: George Halsey Beall, Qiang Fu, Charlene Marie Smith
  • Patent number: 11318702
    Abstract: A method of producing a core for a composite panel along a continuous production line is disclosed. The method includes the steps of providing a thermoplastic sheet of material onto the production line and vacuum forming the thermoplastic sheet of material into alternating pairs of matching shapes, providing the thermoplastic sheet of material with alternating pairs of matching shapes onto upper and lower conveyor belts that are operating at lower speeds than the production line causing the pairs of matching shapes to bunch up and form a honeycomb structure, and cutting the honeycomb structure into discrete sections with spaces therebetween. A plurality of reinforced plastic bands with gaps therebetween are provided and the honeycomb structure is aligned with the gaps. The plurality of reinforced plastic bands and the honeycomb structure are secured together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Wabash National, L.P.
    Inventor: Leonard W. Baker
  • Patent number: 11319240
    Abstract: The invention concerns a trim element for a motor vehicle comprising at least one glass sheet having an absorption coefficient lower than 5 m?1 in the wavelength range from 1051 nm to 1650 nm and having an external and an internal faces. According to the present invention, an infrared-based remote sensing device in the wavelength range from 1051 nm to 1650 nm, is placed behind the internal face of the glass sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: AGC GLASS EUROPE
    Inventors: Thomas Lambricht, Yannick Sartenaer, Quentin Fraselle, Nicolas Chorine, Maxime Collignon
  • Patent number: 11324149
    Abstract: Provided are a thin electromagnetic shielding sheet and an electronic device having the same. The thin electromagnetic shielding sheet includes: a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape including a fiber-accumulating type substrate, formed by accumulation of a plurality of fibers and having a plurality of pores, and a metal coating layer on an outer circumferential surface of each of the plurality of fibers, and electrically conductive adhesive layers formed on both surfaces of the fiber-accumulating type substrate, and made of an electrically conductive adhesive material filled in the plurality of pores and electrically connected by an applied pressure; a metal layer which is adhered to the electrically conductive adhesive layer on one surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive tape to shield electromagnetic waves; and an insulating layer formed on the metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: AMOGREENTECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: In Yong Seo, Ui Young Jeong
  • Patent number: 11312657
    Abstract: Glass-based articles are manufactured by a unique ion exchange process that results in glass-based articles having improved stress profiles with higher stress values at moderate depths. A medium of the ion exchange process includes ions of two or more alkali metals of two or more alkali metal oxides in a base composition of a glass-based substrate in a ratio such that ions of each alkali metal are in chemical equilibrium with each of the respective alkali metals of the alkali metal oxides in the base glass composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Vitor Marino Schneider