Patents Examined by Deve E Valdez
  • Patent number: 10355188
    Abstract: The present invention provides an LED lamp heat sink which has excellent thermal conductivity and moldability, is light in weight, and can be produced at low cost. The LED lamp heat sink is partially or wholly made of a thermally conductive resin composition and cools an LED module. The thermally conductive resin composition contains at least: 10 to 50 wt. % of thermoplastic polyester resin (A) having a number average molecular weight of 12,000 to 70,000; 10 to 50 wt. % of polyester-polyether copolymer (B); and 40 to 70 wt. % of scale-like graphite (C) having a fixed carbon content of 98 wt. % or more and an aspect ratio of 21 or more. Specific gravity of the thermally conductive resin composition is 1.7 to 2.0. Heat conductivity of the thermally conductive resin composition in a surface direction is 15 W/(m·K) or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiaki Ezaki, Kazuaki Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10351697
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a tire rubber composition includes kneading a rubber component, a silane coupling agent and a silica having a BET specific surface area of 210 m2/g or more, adding a vulcanization accelerator to a first kneaded material including the rubber component, silane coupling agent and silica, kneading a first resulting mixture including the rubber component, silane coupling agent, silica and vulcanization accelerator such that a second kneaded material including the rubber component, silane coupling agent, silica and vulcanization accelerator is obtained, adding a vulcanization agent to the second kneaded material including the rubber component, silane coupling agent, silica and vulcanization accelerator, and kneading a second resulting mixture including the rubber component, silane coupling agent, silica, vulcanization accelerator and vulcanization agent. The first kneaded material has a pH of 6.5 or less, and the second kneaded material has a pH of 8.0 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Yuka Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10350943
    Abstract: A thermoplastic elastomer composition including (a) a halogenated isoolefin para-alkylstyrene copolymer, (b) a modified rubber having an acid anhydride group, (c) a polymer component including an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer, (d) a processing aid comprising an alkaline earth metal salt of a higher fatty acid, and (e) a crosslinking agent, wherein the weight ratio (Wa) of the halogenated isoolefin para-alkylstyrene copolymer (a) in the elastomer components ((a)+(b)) is 5-60 wt %, the weight ratio (Wb) of the modified rubber (b) having an acid anhydride group in the elastomer components ((a)+(b)) is 95-40 wt %, and the content (Wd) of the processing aid (d) is 0.3-30 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the halogenated isoolefin para-alkylstyrene copolymer (a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: THE YOKOHAMA RUBBER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shun Sato
  • Patent number: 10351725
    Abstract: A coating composition comprising from 8% to 40% of a polymer; and from 0.1% to 3% of a dispersant. The polymer comprises a first acrylic monomer and from 0.2% to 5% of a first phosphorus-containing monomer. The dispersant comprises a second acrylic monomer and more than 20% of a second phosphorus-containing monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Rui Wang, Ling Li, Junyu Chen, Tao Wang
  • Patent number: 10345493
    Abstract: The invention relates to blend materials useful in LED lighting applications. The diffusing particle blend is a synergistic mixture of selected organic particles and selected inorganic particles of specific composition, loading, and a refractive index difference with the matrix polymer, that provide excellent light diffusion, high hiding properties and good light transmission. Articles made of this blend are useful in commercial and residential lighting, motor vehicle illumination (lights, panels), street lighting, displays and signs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Jiaxin J. Ge, Michael T. Burchill, Gary A. Hall, Florence Mehlmann
  • Patent number: 10344190
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer dispersion comprising A) at least one first phase comprising a) at least one chain growth addition polymer P constructed from 1 to 99.9 wt % of at least one ester from ethylenically unsaturated monomers, as monomer A, 0 to 20 wt % of at least one ethylenically unsaturated carbonitrile, as monomer B, 0.1 to 5 wt % of at least one acid-functional ethylenically unsaturated monomer, as monomer C, 0 to 5 wt % of at least one monomer which, alone or with a crosslinking agent, has crosslinking effect and which is different from the monomers A to C, as monomer D, 0 to 20 wt % of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer which forms a chain growth addition homopolymer having a glass transition temperature ?50° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Lisa Houillot, Valerie Wilms, Paola Uribe Arocha, Maximillian Ruellmann, Matthias Gerst
  • Patent number: 10344135
    Abstract: Provided is a vinyl chloride resin composition for powder molding that can provide a molded product having low fluff adhesiveness. The vinyl chloride resin composition for powder molding contains a vinyl chloride resin (a) and a silicone oil (b) having a viscosity of at least 10 cs and no greater than 200×104 cs. The content of the silicone oil (b) having a viscosity of at least 10 cs and no greater than 200×104 cs is at least 0.1 parts by mass and no greater than 10 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the vinyl chloride resin (a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shota Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10336885
    Abstract: Provided are: an EVOH resin composition which can exhibit excellent gas-barrier performance after being subjected to a hot water treatment and rarely generates blisters even when being placed under a high-temperature and high-humidity condition; and a multilayered structure including a layer of the resin composition as a gas-barrier layer. A hydrate-formable alkaline earth metal salt having a specific water absorption property, particularly completely or partially dehydrated alkaline earth metal salt of acid, or a mixture thereof. The acid is selected from the group consisting of lactic acid, silicic acid, phosphoric acid, and citric acid. The partially dehydrated alkaline earth metal salt of the salt has a water content of 50 wt % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shouichi Kani
  • Patent number: 10336907
    Abstract: The invention discloses anchoring of crumb rubber in asphalt using waste plastic particularly polyethylene terephthalate (PET) derived terepthalamide along with bi-functional reactive compounds. The invention also discloses a process for the production of storage stable crumb rubber modified bitumen by incorporating various components such as waste PET, waste crumb rubber powder and bi-functional reactive compounds in bitumen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Indian Oil Corporation Limited
    Inventors: Chandra Sekhar Mohanta, Rabindra Kumar Padhan, Veena Yadav, Naduhatty Selai Raman, Anurag Ateet Gupta
  • Patent number: 10323189
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition comprising: a binding agent based on an aqueous, or solvent-based polymer dispersion; fireproofing additives comprising a physically acting expanding agent and an ash-crust stabilizer; inorganic fibers; and a spherical filler. The invention also relates to the use of said composition as a sealing mass, in particular as a fireproofing sealing mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Hilti Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Herbert Muenzenberger, Sebastian Simon, Ingrid Woelfle
  • Patent number: 10316170
    Abstract: The present application relates to a process for producing a composition comprising at least one acrylamide polymer P and at least one stabilizer St for preventing polymer degradation by molecular oxygen, wherein the acrylamide polymer P is obtained in the form of a polymer gel, and the acrylamide polymer gel having a water content of at least 30% by weight, based on the overall polymer gel, is treated with an aqueous solution SS comprising 0.1% to 50% by weight, based on the overall aqueous solution SS, of the at least one stabilizer St.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Bjoern Langlotz
  • Patent number: 10308830
    Abstract: The invention pertains to a fluoropolymer composition comprising: —at least one fluoropolymer [polymer (A)]; —at least one benzoxazine compound [compound (B)] of formula (I), wherein each of Ra, equal to or different at each occurrence, is H or a C1-C12 alkyl group; Rb is a C1-C36 hydrocarbon group, possibly comprising heteroatoms, optionally comprising at least one benzoxazine group; j is zero or an integer of 1 to 4; each of Rc, equal or different at each occurrence, is a halogen or a C1-C36 hydrocarbon group, possibly comprising heteroatoms, optionally comprising at least one benzoxazine group; —at least one aromatic polyimide polymer [polymer (PI)]; —at least one organic solvent [solvent (S)], and to a method for coating a surface, specifically a metal surface, with a fluoropolymer, using said fluoropolymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Fabio Polastri, Valeriy Kapelyushko, Pasqua Colaianna
  • Patent number: 10308819
    Abstract: The invention relates to an anticorrosive coating composition. In order to provide an anticorrosive coating composition which cures at room temperature, provision is made for the anticorrosive coating composition to comprise at least one polysiloxane and metal particles and also at least one crosslinker, the coating composition crosslinking chemically at room temperature. The invention further relates to a method for applying the anticorrosive coating composition and also to the coated substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Ewald Dörken AG
    Inventors: Marcel Roth, Vanessa Kurze, Marcus Lämmer, Sandra Böhm, Verena Grossmann, Gerhard Reusmann
  • Patent number: 10301458
    Abstract: A rubber compound comprising a polymer base with a cross-linkable unsaturated chain, a filler and a vulcanization system. The vulcanization system comprises at least sulphur, one or more vulcanization accelerators, and one or more vulcanization activators. The vulcanization system comprises, as a vulcanization activator, a zinc salt of a monocarboxylic acid with general formula (I) HO2C(CH2)mCO(CH2)nCH3??(I) wherein: m is an integer from 0 to 3; n is an integer from 0 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Raffaele Di Ronza, Ludovica Caliano
  • Patent number: 10299378
    Abstract: The present invention is related to a polymer resin composition capable of providing an insulating material having a low dielectric constant and excellent mechanical properties, a polyimide resin film obtained by using the polymer resin composition, a preparation method of a polyimide resin film, and a circuit board and a metal laminate including the polyimide resin film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: SHENGYI TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Soon Yong Park
  • Patent number: 10294355
    Abstract: Methods of producing hybrid polymer emulsions by incorporating a vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer dispersion as the seed for subsequent polymerization of an acrylic and/or methacrylic monomer mixture are described. In certain embodiments, new particle formation is observed. Also described are the resulting polymeric products. And hybrid polymer emulsions formed from the methods with pressure sensitive adhesion performance are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Avery Dennison Corporation
    Inventor: Xiaochuan Hu
  • Patent number: 10279626
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a pneumatic tire having a tread comprising a vulcanizable rubber composition comprising, based on 100 parts by weight of elastomer (phr), (A) from about 50 to about 90 phr of a solution polymerized styrene-butadiene rubber having a glass transition temperature (Tg) ranging from ?65° C. to ?55° C. and functionalized with an alkoxysilane group and at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of primary amines and thiols; (B) from about 50 to about 10 phr of polybutadiene having a cis 1,4 content greater than 95 percent and a Tg ranging from ?80 to ?110° C.; (C) from 30 to 80 phr of a combination of a resin having a Tg of at least 30° C. and an oil, wherein the weight ratio of resin to oil is greater than 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Nihat Ali Isitman, Claude Charles Jacoby, Georges Marcel Victor Thielen
  • Patent number: 10280329
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pigment dispersion and a method of producing the pigment dispersion. The pigment dispersion includes: water; a pigment; a pigment dispersing polymer; and a rosin acid that includes at least one selected from the group consisting of abietic acid, salts of abietic acid, dihydroabietic acid and salts of dihydroabietic acid, and a total content of abietic acid, salts of abietic acid, dihydroabietic acid and salts of dihydroabietic acid is 50% by mass or higher with respect to a total mass of the rosin acid contained in the pigment dispersion. The pigment dispersion is excellent in terms of dispersibility, storage stability after dispersion, and jettability when used for an inkjet recording ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoko Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10280278
    Abstract: Provide is a rubber composition which is improved in rolling resistance and abrasion resistance at the same time without reducing a wet grip performance, and the rubber composition is prepared by compounding 100 parts by mass of a rubber component containing 30% by mass or more of polyisoprene with 2 to 200 parts by mass of carbon black having a hydrogen release rate of 0.2% by mass or more and/or a ratio of a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area N2SA and a cetyltrimethylammonium bromide adsorption specific surface area CTAB, N2SA/CTAB, of 1.2 to 1.5 and a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area N2SA of 160 to 300 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Keiichi Aomatsu
  • Patent number: 10273346
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer composition comprises a thermoplastic polymer and a compatibilizing agent comprising a fulvene moiety or a fulvene-derived moiety. A heterophasic polymer composition comprises a propylene polymer phase, an ethylene polymer phase, and a compatibilizing agent comprising a fulvene moiety or a fulvene-derived moiety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Joseph J. Peterson, Scott R. Trenor, Suchitra Datta, Adam J. Sobczak