Patents Examined by Deve E Valdez
  • Patent number: 10131548
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for modifying a layered double hydroxide (LDH), the process comprising, a. providing a material comprising a layered double hydroxide of formula: [Mz+1-xM?y+x(OH)2]q+(Xn?)q/n.bH2O wherein M and M? are metal cations, z is 1 or 2, x is 0.1 to 1, b is 0 to 5, y is 3 or 4, X is an anion, n is 1 to 3 and q is determined by x, y and z, b. optionally washing the material at least once with a mixture of water and a mixing solvent miscible with water, and c. washing the material obtained in step a or b at least once with at least one first solvent, the first solvent being miscible with water and having a solvent polarity P?.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: SCG CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dermot O'Hare, Qiang Wang
  • Patent number: 10131751
    Abstract: An additive composition comprises a wax and a nucleating agent. The nucleating agent can be dispersed in the wax. A process for producing a nucleated polymer comprises the steps of (a) providing a reactor; (b) providing an additive composition comprising a wax and a nucleating agent; (c) providing an extruder; (d) reacting in the reactor a reactant mixture comprising an olefin monomer and hydrogen to produce a polyolefin polymer; (e) collecting and recovering the polyolefin polymer produced by the reaction; (f) conveying the polyolefin polymer to the extruder; (g) conveying the additive composition to the extruder; and (g) extruding the polyolefin polymer and the additive composition to produce a nucleated polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: K. David Lake, Jr., John D. Price
  • Patent number: 10113090
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an adhesive composition comprising: 15 to 25 parts by weight of a 1-butene homopolymer; 12 to 22 parts by weight of an ?-olefin copolymer having a melting point of 90° C. or higher; 30 to 50 parts by weight of a tackifier resin having a softening point of 125° C. or higher; 6 to 22 parts by weight of a polypropylene-based wax; and 4 to 20 parts by weight of a liquid hydrocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Inventor: Yuzuru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10093825
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous two-component coating composition comprising (1) an aqueous paint base component comprising (A) at least one aqueous dispersion of at least one polymeric resin and (B) at least one polycarbonate diol and also (2) a hardener component comprising (C) at least one polyisocyanate-modified polyester having an isocyanate content of 4% to 15%. The present invention also relates to a method for coating on substrates by applying the coating composition and also to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventor: Juergen Muench
  • Patent number: 10081736
    Abstract: An upconverting pigment dispersion includes an upconverting pigment, such as a ?-NaYF4 crystal doped with at least one of Erbium, Ytterbium or Thulium. The upconverting pigment dispersion is aqueous and, thus, includes water. A dispersant is added to increase the stability of the upconverting pigment of the dispersion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: TROY GROUP, INC.
    Inventors: Xiaorong Cai, Michael R. Riley
  • Patent number: 10077351
    Abstract: A graphene dispersion includes a graphene material and a polymerizable monomer. The polymerizable monomer has a structure including the first part and the second part. The first part is at one end of the structure and includes at least one benzene ring, and the second part is at another end of the structure and has polarity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: Angstron Materials (Asia) Limited
    Inventors: Bor Z. Jang, Aruna Zhamu, Feng-Yu Tsai, Dung-Yue Su, Che-Chen Hsu, Guo-Cyuan Fang, Hung-Wei Liu, Fan-Chun Meng, Chin-Chuan Chang
  • Patent number: 10066092
    Abstract: Provided is a composition containing two or more resins and a long glass fiber, containing: a resin mixture including two or more unit resins; a long glass fiber with a length of 10 mm or greater; and a rubber-based resin, which contains 3-30 parts by weight of the long glass fiber and 0.5-25 parts by weight of the rubber-based resin based on 100 parts by weight of the resin mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Inventors: Yang Jai Shin, Yun Suk Cho
  • Patent number: 10059858
    Abstract: A polymer is provided, which has blocks of A-B, wherein the block A has a structure of and the block B has a structure of Each of R1 is independently H or methyl group, R2 is Each of R3 is independently —C(O)OH, —C(O)NHR6NR7R8, —C(O)OR6NR7R8, or —C(O)OR9, wherein R6 is C1-5 alkylene group, R7 and R8 are independently H, C1-9 alkyl group, C6-9 aryl group, or C7-9 alkylaryl group. R9 is C1-10 alkyl group, C1-20 hydroxyalkyl group or alkyl ester group. R4 is C1-12 alkylene group, C6-12 arylene group, or C7-12 alkylarylene group. R5 is H or C1-4 alkyl group. Ar is wherein X is H, halogen, alkyl group, or aryl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Inventors: Yu-Lin Chu, Yu-Min Han, Chih-Hsiang Lin
  • Patent number: 10053603
    Abstract: A block copolymer comprising: at least one monoalkenyl arene monomer polymer block (A) and copolymer block (B) containing myrcene, said copolymer block B also including: a) at least one conjugated diene monomer having a lower molecular weight than myrcene, or b) at least one monoalkenyl arene monomer, or c) a mixture of a) and b). The polymer block A may be a copolymer block. When the polymer block A is a copolymer block, both block A and the copolymer myrcene block copolymer B can have a random, tapered or a controlled distribution configuration of comonomers. The block copolymer can be selectively or exhaustively hydrogenated. The block copolymer may be used in making adhesives and vibration damping compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Marianne Stol, Martine Dupont
  • Patent number: 10047216
    Abstract: The invention also concerns a binder for an injection molding composition including: from 35 to 54% by volume of a polymeric base, from 40 to 55% by volume of a mixture of waxes, and approximately 10% by volume of a surfactant, wherein the polymeric base contains copolymers of ethylene and methacrylic or acrylic acid, or copolymers of ethylene and vinyl acetate, or copolymers of ethylene including maleic anhydride or a mixture of these copolymers, as well as polyethylene, polypropylene and acrylic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Comadur S.A.
    Inventor: Damien Cartier
  • Patent number: 10043996
    Abstract: Provided are a resin composition for element encapsulation for organic electronic devices which is transparent, has excellent flexibility, water vapor barrier properties, and adhesive force, and can suppress the generation of dark spots, a resin sheet for element encapsulation for organic electronic devices, an organic electroluminescent element, and an image display device. This adhesive resin composition for element encapsulation for organic electronic devices is used to seal an element for organic electronic devices, and is characterized by containing a diene polymer and a softening agent, in which the content of the softening agent is from 5% by mass to 30% by mass of the total mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Inventors: Masami Aoyama, Tetsuya Mieda, Keiji Saito, Kunihiko Ishiguro, Toshimitsu Nakamura, Naoaki Mihara, Takumi Asanuma
  • Patent number: 10030128
    Abstract: A wet mix elastomer composite comprising carbon black dispersed in an elastomer including a blend of a natural rubber and styrene-butadiene rubber. When the wet mix elastomer composite is processed with CTV Method 1, the vulcanized wet mix elastomer composite exhibits a resistivity that A) has a natural logarithm satisfying the equation ln(resistivity)??0.1(loading)+x, where x is 14, or B) is at least 2.9 times greater than the resistivity of a vulcanized dry mix elastomer composite having the same composition and prepared using Comparative CTV Method 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Xuan Zhang, Ting Wang, Michael D. Morris
  • Patent number: 10017635
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition includes a rubber-modified polystyrene-based resin, a pentaerythritol ester compound and a fatty acid amide compound, wherein a total content of the pentaerythritol ester compound and the fatty acid amide compound is ranging from 4 parts to 8 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the rubber-modified polystyrene-based resin, and a ratio of a content of the pentaerythritol ester compound to the total content of the pentaerythritol ester compound and the fatty acid amide compound is in a range of larger than 0.2 to less than 0.83.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Inventor: Chih-Cheng Lee
  • Patent number: 10011701
    Abstract: A fluorosilicone rubber composition is provided comprising (A) a fluorosilicone gum having an aliphatic unsaturated monovalent hydrocarbon group content of 0.03-1 mol % based on the total of monovalent hydrocarbon groups and a residual alkali metal content of up to 20 ppm, (B) reinforcing silica having a specific surface area of 50-100 m2/g, and (C) an organic peroxide catalyst. The composition is molded into silicone rubber parts which are improved in compression set even after immersion in ?-caprolactam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Hayashida, Kazuhiro Oishi, Atsuhito Kashima
  • Patent number: 10011737
    Abstract: A soft feel curable polyester composition comprising the residues of a 2,2,4,4-tetraalkylcyclobutane-1,3-diol, a C2-C20 diol other than 2,2,4,4-tetraalkylcyclobutane-1,3-diol, a C2-C20 polyol, an alicyclic diacid and an acyclic aliphatic diacid, wherein said curable polyester contains at least 90 mole percent of aliphatic diacid residues, based on the total moles of diacid residues, and wherein said curable polyester has a hydroxyl number of about 100 to about 250 mgKOH/g, an acid number of 0 to about 30 mgKOH/g, and a number average molecular weight of about 500 to about 10,000 g/mole, a soft segment polyol, an isocyanate crosslinker and a solvent or a solvent mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Jianhui Zhou, Leslie Taylor Baker
  • Patent number: 9999990
    Abstract: Provided is a melt-molding material using saponified ethylene-vinyl ester-based copolymer (EVOH resin), and has excellent feed property during melt extrusion molding. The molding material consists of EVOH resin pellets comprising a first EVOH resin pellet having approximately circular or elliptical cross section and a second EVOH resin pellet having a cylindrical shape. The ratio in weight of the first EVOH resin pellet (A1) to the second EVOH resin pellet (A2), A1/A2, is from 99/1 to 20/80.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Inventor: Shintaro Usui
  • Patent number: 9994699
    Abstract: Provided are a rubber composition for tires preventing discoloration and improving ozone resistance while maintaining or improving good elongation at break and good fuel economy, and a pneumatic tire using the rubber composition. Included is a rubber composition for tires including: a rubber component including at least one selected from the group consisting of a specific non-oil extended polybutadiene rubber and a specific oil extended polybutadiene rubber; a phenylenediamine antioxidant; a specific nonionic surfactant; and carbon black and/or silica, the rubber composition having an amount of diene rubber of 70-100% by mass per 100% by mass of the rubber component, the rubber composition having an amount of the phenylenediamine antioxidant of 1.0-8.0 parts by mass, an amount of the nonionic surfactant of 0.1-5.0 parts by mass, and a combined amount of carbon black and silica of 20-45 parts by mass, each per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Inventors: Tatsuya Miyazaki, Ryuichi Tokimune
  • Patent number: 9993842
    Abstract: Disclosed are Bisphenol A (BPA), Bisphenol F, Bisphenol A diglycidyl ether (BADGE), and Bisphenol F diglycidyl ether (BFDGE)-free coating compositions for metal substrates including an under-coat composition containing a polyester (co)polymer, and an under-coat cross-linker; and an over-coat composition containing a poly(vinyl chloride) (co)polymer dispersed in a substantially nonaqueous carrier liquid, an over-coat cross-linker, and a functional (meth)acrylic (co)polymer. Also provided is a method of coating a metal substrate using the BPA, BPF, BADGE and BFDGE-free coating system to produce a hardened protective coating useful in fabricating metal storage containers. The coated substrate is particularly useful in fabricating multi-part foodstuffs storage containers with “easy-open” end closures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Peter Mayr, Paul Cooke, Trevor Fielding, Ronald L. Goodwin, Greg Paulson, James Robinson, Anthony Violleau
  • Patent number: 9994707
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polyalkylene carbonate and polyolefin-based composite and, more particularly, a composite prepared through reaction of a mixed composition including polyalkylene carbonate, polyolefin, an initiator, and a blending aid, wherein an amount of the polyalkylene carbonate is 60 wt % to 95 wt %, a total amount of the initiator, the blending aid, and the polyolefin is 5 wt % to 40 wt %, and the composite has a matrix-filler morphology in which a matrix formed of the polyalkylene carbonate includes a filler formed of the polyolefin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignees: HUINNOVATION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keun Bong Jung, Dong Kweon Lee, Sang Moon Lee, Dong Jin Lee
  • Patent number: 9994704
    Abstract: A thermoplastic elastomer composition of the present invention comprises (A) 30 to 40% by weight of a block terpolymer of an aromatic vinyl compound and alkene or a conjugated diene-based compound; (B) 25 to 50% by weight of a paraffin oil; (C) 1 to 5% by weight of a polyolefin-based resin; (D) 5 to 20% by weight of an inorganic additive; and (E) 5 to 15% by weight of a polyphenylene ether-based resin. The thermoplastic elastomer composition, which has a surface hardness of 0.1 to 40 A (shore A), shows excellent low hardness and has improved physical properties at high temperature, particularly, flexibility, restoring force at high temperatures, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Lotte Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Wook Kim, Do Hoon Chang, Chang Min Hong