Patents Examined by James Goloboy
  • Patent number: 10184092
    Abstract: A lubricant including: an ionic liquid, which includes a conjugate acid (B+) and a conjugate base (X?), and is protic, wherein the ionic liquid is represented by the following general formula (1), and wherein the conjugate base is a conjugate base of sulfonic acid, a conjugate base of sulfonimide, or a conjugate base of trisulfonylmethide: where R1 and R2 each represent a hydrogen atom or R1 and R2 form a benzene ring together with carbon atoms to which R1 and R2 are bonded, R3 represents a to straight-chain hydrocarbon group having 10 or more carbon atoms, and R4 represents a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group in the general formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Inventors: Hirofumi Kondo, Kouki Hatsuda, Makiya Ito, Nobuo Tano, Kyungsung Yun, Masayoshi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10131861
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition comprising a) at least one N-methyl-N-acylglucamine of formula (I), wherein R1 represents a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon chain with 7 to 21 carbon atoms, one or more organic acids of formula (II) and/or the salts thereof, R2—COOM, wherein R2 represents a linear or branched alkyl group or a linear or branched mono- or poly-unsaturated alkenyl group with 5 to 29 carbon atoms, and M represents hydrogen or one or more cations, wherein the cations are present in charge-equalizing amounts, and c) one or more alkanolamines of formula (III), wherein NR1R2R3R1, R2 and R3 represent hydrogen, a linear or branched alkyl group with 1 to 4 carbon atoms, a cycloalkyl group with 5 to 7 carbon atoms, a linear or branched hydroxyalkyl group with 2 to 5 carbon atoms and 1 or 2 hydroxy groups or a hydroxyether group with 2 to 6 carbon atoms, with the provision that at least one of the groups is a hydroxyalkyl group or a hydroxyether group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Peter Klug, Rainer Kupfer, Steffen Fleischer
  • Patent number: 10119091
    Abstract: A lubricant composition comprising an oil of lubricating viscosity and an N-hydrocarbyl-substituted aminoester, wherein the N-hydrocarbyl substituent comprises a hydrocarbyl group of at least 3 carbons atoms, with a branch at the 1 or 2 position of the hydrocarbyl chain, provides good iron and copper corrosion performance in driveline or gear applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel J. Saccomando, Ewan E. Delbridge, William R. S. Barton
  • Patent number: 10093879
    Abstract: A lubricant composition includes a base oil and a cyclic amine compound. A method of lubricating a system including a fluoropolymer seal with the lubricant composition is also provided. An additive concentrate for a lubricant composition is also provided. The cyclic amine compound is useful for adjusting the total base number of a lubricant composition. The lubricant composition is compatible with fluoropolymer seals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kevin J. Desantis, Michael Hoey, Bjoern Ludolph, Matthias Kiefer
  • Patent number: 10087386
    Abstract: A water-soluble lubricant composition for warm and hot plastically working of an aluminum material comprising (A) hydrophilic polyester resin, (B) alkali metal salt of a polymaleic acid resin, (C) alkali metal salt of carboxylic acid and (D) water, and optionally (E) a wax.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Inventors: Kentaro Hamashima, Toru Makino
  • Patent number: 10071711
    Abstract: A coating agent for a wiper blade rubber having superior friction performance and wiping performance, both initially and during use for an extended period, and having superior durability by inhibiting wear and the like, and a wiper blade rubber using the same. The coating agent for the wiper blade rubber includes a solid lubricant and a binder containing a polycarbonate-based polyurethane resin. The wiper blade rubber has the coating agent on both lateral surfaces of a lip portion of the wiper blade rubber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: FUKOKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Okamoto, Atsushi Morikami, Masahiro Naiki
  • Patent number: 10066187
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention may include a macro-composition with a special structure. The structure includes a layered macro-composition made of a nanoparticle as an inner nucleus, an intermediate layer around the nucleus, and an outer layer intercalated with the nucleus or encapsulating the nucleus and the intermediate layer. A plurality of the layered macro-compositions is bonded together by bonds, so that each layered macro-composition is bonded to at least one other such layered macro-composition. Embodiments include a macro-composition made of three 3-layered macro-compositions joined in a chain by two bonds. These macro-composition assemblies may take the shape of layered macro-compositions bonded together in chains, or forming other shapes, such as rings. The layered macro-composition may be no more than about 100 nanometers in size, for example. The bonds of the complex macro-composition may have an average length of no more than about 100 nanometers, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: NanoMech, Inc.
    Inventor: Ajay P. Malshe
  • Patent number: 10058800
    Abstract: A filter device is provided with an annular filter element. A central tube is inserted into the annular filter element so as to delimit an inwardly positioned cavity of the annular filter element. A functional part is inserted into the annular filter element and extends parallel to a longitudinal axis of the annular filter element, wherein the functional part is arranged in radial direction of the annular filter element outward of the central tube. The functional part has a radial inwardly positioned wall facing the central tube. The central tube has a facing wall that is facing the radial inwardly positioned wall of the functional part. The radial inwardly positioned wall of the functional part is positioned parallel to or concentric to the facing wall of the central tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: MANN+HUMMEL GmbH
    Inventors: Pamela Gohl, Marco Faisst, Guenter Jokschas, Pius Trautmann
  • Patent number: 10053762
    Abstract: A material that is useful as a wear-resistant member, a highly functional photocatalytic material, a photoelectric conversion element material, etc., is produced without the need for complicated processes or complicated handling, which are problems of the prior art. Provided is a method for producing a surface-treated metallic titanium material or titanium alloy material, the method comprising the steps of (1) forming titanium nitride on the surface of a metallic titanium material, and (2) heating the metallic titanium material with titanium nitride formed on the surface thereof obtained in step (1) in an oxidizing atmosphere.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignees: SHOWA CO., LTD., MORI KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Teruki Takayasu, Shingo Mori, Kinji Onoda
  • Patent number: 10053645
    Abstract: There is provided a resin composition for a machinable liner of a sliding member. An ultraviolet curable resin composition for a self-lubricating liner contains a (meth)acrylate compound having an isocyanuric acid ring represented by the following formula and PTFE as a solid lubricant. In the formula (1), X is a group which contains an acryloyl group and is composed only of C, H, and O. Y and Z are groups each composed only of C, H, and O. PTFE is contained in an amount of 10 to 50% by weight with respect to a total amount of the ultraviolet curable resin composition. The ultraviolet curable resin composition is suitable for a self-lubricating liner 24 of a spherical bearing 20 having an outer race 22 and an inner race 26.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: MINEBEA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tadahiko Karaki, Kunihiro Matsumoto, Koichiro Sagiyama
  • Patent number: 10047450
    Abstract: A self-lubricating solid composite coating configured for an application to timepiece mechanisms, including particles of graphene and/or graphene oxide distributed in a metal matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: The Swatch Group Research and Development Ltd
    Inventors: Agnes Marlot Doerr, Stewes Bourban, Brice Drieux
  • Patent number: 10030207
    Abstract: A sliding machine includes: a pair of sliding members having sliding surfaces that oppose each other and are able to move relative to each other; and a lubricating oil which is able to be interposed between the opposed sliding surfaces, in which at least one of the sliding surfaces is covered with a chromium (Cr)-containing amorphous carbon film (chromium-coating DLC), and the lubricating oil contains an oil-soluble molybdenum compound having a chemical structure formed from a trinuclear material of molybdenum (Mo). Specifically, the chromium-coating DLC contains, when the entirety of the film is assumed to be 100 at. %, 1% to 49% of Cr, 0% to 30% of hydrogen (H), carbon (C) as a remainder, and impurities. The lubricating oil contains 5 ppm to 800 ppm of the oil-soluble molybdenum compound in terms of Mo mass ratio with respect to the entirety of the lubricating oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Mori, Mamoru Tohyama, Masaru Okuyama, Keiji Hayashi, Naoya Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10011801
    Abstract: A copolymer of polyalkylphenyl siloxane and alkylfluoroalkyl siloxane obtainable by reacting a dispersion of ingredient (i) an alkylfluoroalkyl siloxane and ingredient (ii) one or more polyalkylphenyl siloxane(s) in the presence of ingredient (iii) a basic catalyst at a temperature of between 40° C. to 300° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Silicones Corporation
    Inventors: Lorry Deklippel, Michael Salvatore Ferritto, Don Lee Kleyer, Andreas Stammer, Herbert Stoegbauer, Vesna Weber
  • Patent number: 10011802
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition includes: a lubricating base oil; a component (A) that is a metal detergent having a base value of less than 100 mgKOH/g; a component (B) that is a metal detergent having a base value of 100 mgKOH/g or more; a component (C) that is a tertiary amine represented by a formula (1) below, in which R1 is a hydrocarbon group having 4 carbon atoms or more, and R2 and R3 each are a hydrocarbon group having 4 carbon atoms or less; and a component (D) that is at least one of acid phosphate and acid phosphite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiichi Narita, Atsushi Nara
  • Patent number: 10005979
    Abstract: The invention provides a lubricant composition comprising an oil of lubricating viscosity and 0.01 wt % to 15 wt % of a (thio)phosphoric acid salt of an N-hydrocarbyl-substituted gamma- (?-) or delta-amino(thio)ester. The invention further relates to a method of lubricating a mechanical device with the lubricant composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel J. Saccomando, William R. S. Barton, Ewan E. Delbridge, Shawn Dickess, Michael R. Sutton, Stephen J. Cook
  • Patent number: 10000720
    Abstract: The presently claimed invention relates to a lubricant composition comprising at least one beta-glucan, optionally in form of one of its derivatives, at least one base oil, at least one additive component, and optionally water; the use of said lubricant compositions for reducing wear in metal-on-metal contact and the use of at least one beta-glucan for reducing the friction coefficient of a lubricant composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignees: BASF SE, Wintershall Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Reiner Kripp, Andrea Seibert, Dirk Fries, Achim Feβenbecker, Thomas Ruehle
  • Patent number: 9994789
    Abstract: Combining a metal based friction modifier, such as a molybdenum dialkyldithiocarbamate, and certain esters of hydroxy carboxylic acids, such as short chain alkyl esters of citric or tartaric acid, e.g., tributyl citrate, has a synergistic effect on lowering the friction coefficient of lubricating oils allowing one to reduce the amount of metal based friction modifier needed to adequately formulate a lubricant with low friction characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: LANXESS Solutions US Inc.
    Inventors: Frank J. DeBlase, Venkatramanan K. Madabusi, Susan Ferrarotti, Faith Angela Arifian, Cyril A. Migdal, Gerard Mulqueen
  • Patent number: 9994738
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing zeta negative single digit carboxylated nanodiamond dispersion. The method comprises adjusting pH of zeta negative carboxylated nanodiamond suspension to at least 7, and subjecting the pH adjusted suspension to beads milling. The present invention further relates to zeta negative single digit carboxylated nanodiamond dispersion comprising zeta negative single digit carboxylated nanodiamond particles and a liquid medium, wherein zeta potential of the zeta negative single digit carboxylated nanodiamond dispersion is over ?37 mV measured at pH over 7, zeta negative single digit carboxylated nanodiamond particle concentration in the dispersion is over 2 wt-% and D90 average primary particle size distribution of the zeta negative single digit carboxylated nanodiamond particles is from 2 nm to 12 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: CARBODEON LTD OY
    Inventors: Vesa Myllymäki, Jesse Syren
  • Patent number: 9988346
    Abstract: Provided herein are inter alia novel compositions and methods having application in the field of enhanced oil recovery. In particular, the large hydrophobe compounds and mixtures thereof presented herein can be used, inter alia, for the recovery of a large range of crude oil compositions from challenging reservoirs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignees: Board of Regents, The University of Texas System, Harcros Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Upali P. Weerasooriya, Gary A. Pope, Peter Radford, Howard Stevenson
  • Patent number: 9982212
    Abstract: A metal detergent and a preparation method thereof and a lubricant oil containing the metal detergent. The metal detergent is sulfurized calcium alkyl phenolate, the method for preparing the metal detergent includes the following steps: a) mixing alkyl phenol, a calcium source and base oil to obtain a mixed solution; b) mixing the mixed solution, ethylene glycol and a sulfur source to carry out sulfurization reaction to obtain a sulfurization reaction solution; c) implementing carbonation reaction between the sulfurization reaction solution and CO2 to obtain a carbonation reaction solution; and d) extracting the carbonation reaction solution with a solvent, upon refining, to obtain sulfurized calcium alkyl phenolate; wherein the solvent includes solvent oil, water and oxygenous derivative of hydrocarbon. Experimental results show that the content of free alkyl phenol is below 1.5 wt % in the sulfurized calcium alkyl phenolate prepared using the preparation method provided by the present application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Inventors: Jinfeng Fan, Qingwen Qiao, Xinshui Wan, Liqiang Zhou, Shiping Wang