Patents Examined by Deve V Hall
  • Patent number: 10723864
    Abstract: A flame retardant ultraviolet (UV) light stabilizing molecule includes a phosphorus-containing flame retardant moiety and a hydroxyphenyl-benzotriazole (HPB) moiety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Eric J. Campbell, Sarah K. Czaplewski-Campbell, Brandon M. Kobilka, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10711152
    Abstract: A coating composition for coating a substrate is provided herein. The coating composition includes a first polymer including a first polymer-bound moiety having an acid-functional group, or a derivative thereof. The coating composition further includes a second polymer including a second polymer-bound moiety having an amine-functional group. The coating composition further includes a solvent. The first polymer is substantially free of amine-functional groups and the second polymer is substantially free of acid-functional groups, or derivatives thereof. The acid-functional groups and the amine-functional groups are substantially reactive to each other at least after application of the coating composition to the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS IP CO. LLC
    Inventors: Sheau-Hwa Ma, Neetu Chaturvedi, Yongqing Huang
  • Patent number: 10703884
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a carbonic acid-modified nitrile-based copolymer latex, a process for producing the same, a latex composition for dip-molding comprising the latex composition and a molded article produced therefrom. More specifically, modified nitrile-based copolymer latex, which can improve the stability of latex even with the use of inorganic pigments by making the inherently modified nitrile-based copolymer latex, enables the production of a dip-molded article having a smoothness of syneresis, less stickiness, and excellent tensile strength, a process for producing the same, a latex composition for dip-molding comprising the same, and a molded article made therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Woo Kim, Jung Eun Kim
  • Patent number: 10683451
    Abstract: A composition for use as a latex cement additive, the composition comprising an aqueous latex, the aqueous latex comprising an aqueous fluid and a solid elastomer, where the solid elastomer is dispersed in the aqueous fluid; a liquid elastomer, the liquid elastomer having a viscosity between 50,000 cP and 300,000 cP at room temperature; and a surfactant, the surfactant operable to facilitate incorporation of the liquid elastomer into the aqueous latex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventor: B. Raghava Reddy
  • Patent number: 10683411
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for high temperature applications. More specifically, the present invention relates to a coated talc, a process for the preparation of such and its use as an additive in the production of polyolefin composite. Polyolefin composites produced according to the process of the present invention are exhibit a high thermal stability and are useful in a broad range of high temperature applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: SPECIALTY MINERALS (MICHIGAN) INC.
    Inventor: Patrick Clinton Wernett
  • Patent number: 10683408
    Abstract: The BOPP film includes a polypropylene, an absence of a nucleating agent, and an additive blended with the polypropylene forming a polypropylene/additive blend, wherein the additive is potassium stearate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Mark Leland, Jill Lawton, Likuo Sun, Leonardo Rodriguez Cortes, Enrique Vazquez
  • Patent number: 10676632
    Abstract: Provided are an aqueous resin dispersion of an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer exhibiting excellent dispersion stability, a production method for the aqueous resin dispersion, a hydrophilization agent including the aqueous resin dispersion, a hydrophilization method using the hydrophilization agent, a metal material on which a hydrophilic coating has been formed, and a heat exchanger on which a hydrophilic coating has been formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON PAINT SURF CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masako Umeda, Koichi Saito, Miwa Uchikawa, Yuko Wada, Akihiro Mizuno, Sohei Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10676603
    Abstract: A method for producing a resin composition is provided. The method includes melting and kneading a thermoplastic resin having a transition temperature of less than 200° C. and a powder with a twin-screw kneading extruder. The powder is an inorganic filler having an apparent density of 0.1 to 1.5 g/ml. The resin is supplied from a supply port to the extruder, and the powder is supplied from a gravimetric feeder to the extruder through a screw type side feeder. A transport capacity of the side feeder is 2 times or more an effective volume of the powder per unit time. In the extruder, melting and kneading are performed under conditions in which resin pressure in a first kneading zone is 1 MPa or more, and resin pressure in a second kneading zone is less than 3 MPa, and gas is removed from a vent port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Sanada, Mitsuyoshi Shimano, Koji Kameo
  • Patent number: 10675915
    Abstract: A rubber composition contains a diene rubber containing a styrene-butadiene copolymer component formed from at least one type of styrene-butadiene copolymer and a reinforcing filler; the styrene-butadiene copolymer satisfying: a bonded styrene content being from 5 to 50 wt. %; a total of styrene content of an ozone-decomposed component S1 having one styrene-derived unit and styrene content of an ozone-decomposed component S1V1 having one styrene-derived unit and one 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived unit being less than 80 wt. % of the bonded styrene content and a total of styrene content of the ozone-decomposed component S1V1 being 10 wt. % or greater of the bonded styrene content; an integrated intensity of an ozone-decomposed component S1V2 having one styrene-derived unit and two 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived units being 15% or greater of an integrated intensity of all ozone-decomposed components containing a styrene-derived unit; and a vinyl content of butadiene moiety being 50% or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuko Sekine, Makoto Ashiura, Ryosuke Sakai, Fumito Yatsuyanagi
  • Patent number: 10676605
    Abstract: An ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition can be formed into a product having very few minute fisheyes. The ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition comprises: an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer; and an iron compound; wherein the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer is a saponification product of an ethylene-vinyl ester copolymer prepared by using an organic compound having a half-life of 10 to 300 minutes at 60° C. as a polymerization initiator; wherein an amount of the iron compound is 0.001 to 2 ppm in terms of a metal by weight of the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuaki Sato, Koji Yamada
  • Patent number: 10676623
    Abstract: A coating composition including about 5 wt % to about 70 wt % of a latex or a water-dispersible film forming polymer, based on the total weight of the coating composition, a surfactant present in the coating composition at 0.1% to about 1% on the continuous phase of the coating composition; a polymeric associative thickener present in the coating composition at about 0.1% to about 2% on the continuous phase of the coating composition; about 0.1 wt % to about 5 wt % a styrene acrylic resin, based on the total weight of the coating composition; and an aqueous diluent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventor: Stephen Korenkiewicz
  • Patent number: 10669446
    Abstract: An aqueous coating composition containing an acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) and a reactive-group-containing resin (B), the acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) comprising as a monomer component constituting the acrylic part, a polyoxyalkylene group-containing unsaturated monomer having a weight average molecular weight of 400 or more, and the proportion of compounds having 6 or more carbon atoms of the total amount of the polyester-constituting components being 50 mass % or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yosuke Hasegawa, Hiroshi Kitagawa, Katsunori Hirai
  • Patent number: 10660398
    Abstract: A rubber member for laser bonding of the present invention containing a rubber ingredient and silica, wherein the silica has an average particle size of more than 50 nm and 120 nm or less, and the amount of the silica is 10 parts by mass to 50 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the rubber ingredient, the rubber member has a laser light transmittance of 30% or more, provided that the laser light transmittance is a transmittance when the rubber member has a thickness of 2 mm and is irradiated with laser light having a wavelength of 808 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuhiro Imazato, Hironori Kitayama, Junichiro Tateishi, Sadaki Mori
  • Patent number: 10662318
    Abstract: Provided in the present invention is a rubber composition for tires which is improved in a dispersibility of silica in a rubber blended with a large amount of silica having so far made it difficult to be kneaded with the rubber and which makes it possible to carry out simultaneously using silica having a large particle diameter and blending a large amount of silica. Used in the present invention is a rubber composition for tires comprising a natural rubber and/or diene base rubber component, a glycerin fatty acid ester composition containing glycerin fatty acid monoester, and silica, wherein a BET specific surface area of the silica is 100 m2/g or more and 130 m2/g or less, and the rubber composition for tires contains 80 parts by mass or more of the silica based on 100 parts by mass of the rubber component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yasushi Yamagishi
  • Patent number: 10654986
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a surface treated filler material product for alpha-nucleation of polyolefins, a process for the preparation of the surface treated filler material product, a master batch comprising the surface treated filler material product, a polyolefin composition comprising the surface treated filler material product, an article comprising the polyolefin composition as well as the use of the surface treated filler material product as an alpha-nucleating agent for polyolefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Michael Tinkl, Michael Knerr, Franck Baradel, Armelle Senti-Wenk
  • Patent number: 10655015
    Abstract: A bitumen polymer additive comprises a base of tire rubber crumbs in the amount of about 70 to about 90 percent by weight of tire rubber crumbs sized about 14 mesh or smaller. Added to that base is about 0.5 to about 5 percent by weight of a benzothiazole-based devulcanizing agent, about 0.3 to about 3 percent by weight of a C14-C18 heavy metal soap such as a zinc stearate, about 0.1 to about 3 percent by weight of an antiozonant, and about 0.1 to about 20 percent of a plasticizer such as a heavy oil. The additive polymer is used for producing an asphalt of superior quality, including lower initial viscosity and improved wear resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Argopro Group LLC
    Inventors: Aghasi Vardanyan, Serji Amirkhanian
  • Patent number: 10655033
    Abstract: A floor coating composition that has a long pot life and dries fast, and a coating made therefrom having good slip resistance and high adhesion strength to the floor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Liang Zhang, Haipeng Xu, Zhi Gang Hua, Wei Li, Jingui Jiang, Xiaohong Zhang
  • Patent number: 10654997
    Abstract: Buffer tubes made from a composition comprising: (A) polypropylene, (B) high density polyethylene (HDPE), (C) propylene-ethylene copolymer (PE copolymer), (D) olefin block composite, and (E) optionally, one or more of a nucleating agent, filler and additive, exhibit reduced stress whitening as compared to buffer tubes made from conventional polypropylene compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Mohamed Esseghir, Gangwei Sun, Yonghua Gong
  • Patent number: 10647869
    Abstract: A peelable coating composition capable of providing coating films with good peelability particularly after UV exposure and desirable mechanical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Shujun Shu, Yurun Yang, Yaobang Li, Yan Guo, Mingqu Yu, Baoqing Zheng
  • Patent number: 10647843
    Abstract: The present invention relates to non-oriented and oriented polyvinyl chloride pipe comprising: a) polyvinyl chloride; b) from 2 to 5 parts by weight of polymeric processing aid per 100 parts by weight of the polyvinyl chloride; and c) from 1.6 to 2.0 parts by weight percent of a paraffin wax per 100 parts by weight of the polyvinyl chloride. The polyvinyl chloride pipe of the present invention comprises a concentration of paraffin wax lubricant (>1.5 parts per 100 parts polyvinyl chloride) heretofore unrecognized in the art, without the loss of key physical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Michael T. Petr, Steven R. Rapacki