Patents Examined by Joseph D. Anthony
  • Patent number: 10414962
    Abstract: The working fluid composition for a refrigerating machine of the present invention comprises a refrigerant comprising a first refrigerant component and a second refrigerant component, and having a global warming potential (GWP) of 500 or less, wherein the first refrigerant component is at least one selected from difluoromethane and tetrafluoropropene, and the second refrigerant component is at least one selected from carbon dioxide and a hydrocarbon having 3 to 4 carbon atoms; and a refrigerating machine oil comprising at least one selected from a polyol ester, a polyvinyl ether and a polyalkylene glycol compound as a base oil, wherein a carbon/oxygen molar ratio of the base oil is 2.5 or more and 5.8 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Saito, Takeshi Okido, Souichirou Konno, Kuniko Adegawa
  • Patent number: 10407563
    Abstract: A process for producing a stabilized molded article including: combining a stabilizing amount of a thermal and ultraviolet (UV) light stabilizer composition with an organic material subject to degradation induced by light, heat or oxidation to form a stabilized organic material; and forming the stabilized organic material into a molded article, wherein the stabilizer composition comprises an ortho-hydroxyl tris-aryl-s-triazine compound; a hindered amine light stabilizer compound; a hindered hydroxybenzoate compound; an acid scavenger; a phosphite compound; a hindered phenol antioxidant compound; and a thioester compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Cytec Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Ram B. Gupta, Jerry Mon Hei Eng, Fadi Khawam, Ranjan Kumar Kamat
  • Patent number: 10407346
    Abstract: A composition of matter as well as a protective coating or article manufactured from the composition produced by preparing a non-flammable mixture by mixing (I) at least one water-soluble alkali metal silicate selected from the group consisting of sodium silicate, potassium silicate, and combinations thereof; (II) sodium aluminosilicate, which, in the process of interacting with a soluble alkali metal silicate under heat and/or fire, substantially expands and produces foam, which provides heat/fire protection for surfaces, (III) at least one chemical selected from the group consisting of silica, mica, talc, microspheres, glass, ceramic, chopped fibers, plaster of Paris, sodium bicarbonate, cement, perlite, zinc oxide, zeolite, wollastonite, vermiculate, clay, borax and alumina, which, in the process of interacting with a soluble alkali metal silicate and sodium aluminosilicate, accelerates the processes of interaction and improves the mechanical, physical and thermal properties including providing stability o
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Inventors: Felix A Dimanshteyn, Adam Dimanshteyn
  • Patent number: 10400339
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions, methods and preparation of such compositions to protect metals from corrosion, especially acid corrosion. The compositions of this invention may be added to acids to protect metals from their corrosive influence, particularly at elevated temperatures. These compositions are of particular utility in the oil and gas (petroleum) industry. Also disclosed are “corrosion inhibition intensifiers” to enhance the corrosion inhibition properties of other corrosion inhibitors. Formulations which control ferric ions in acidic solutions are also disclosed. These may be combined with inhibited acids and some compositions provide both corrosion inhibition and ferric ion control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Agienic, Inc.
    Inventors: Nicholas Krasnow, Anoop Agrawal, Donald R. Uhlmann
  • Patent number: 10369395
    Abstract: Fire foam concentrates are provided that contain trimethyl glycine as a freeze suppressant, an effective amount of at least one anionic, zwitterionic or nonionic surfactant, and an effective amount of a foam stabilizing agent. Methods of preparing fire fighting foams from the concentrates, and methods of fighting fires using these foams, also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Tyco Fire Products LP
    Inventors: Martina E. Bowen, Mark Adam-Christopher Siem, Stephen Aloysius Barker
  • Patent number: 10351776
    Abstract: The present invention relates to triazine-intercalated metal phosphates including at least one monomer unit of the following general formula (I): (A-H)a(+)[Mbm+(H2PO4)x1(?)(HPO4)x22(?)(PO4)x33(?)(PO3)y(?)](a?)*pH2O??(I) The invention further relates to the use thereof, the specific compounds of the general formula (I), to the preparation thereof, and to compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: J.M. Huber Corporation
    Inventors: Hans-Günter Köstler, Trupte Dave, Wolfgang Wehner
  • Patent number: 10351499
    Abstract: The production of solvents for applications such as heat transfer, cleaning, and degreasing, for example. In particular, the production of solvents derived from 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoro-propene, such as chloro and/or fluoro substituted alkanes and chloro and/or fluoro substituted trifluoropropenyl ethers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Ya Qun Liu, Hong Min Huang, Jun Liu, Rajiv R. Singh
  • Patent number: 10343154
    Abstract: An alumina-based adsorbent and method of making exhibiting high affinity and capacity towards fluoride ions and oxyanions of phosphorus and arsenic in a broad pH range and presence of large excess of competitive ions. Alumina based adsorbent is a mixed oxide of alumina existing in tetra-, penta-, and octahedral coordination at specific ratio, and oxides of polyvalent metals of elements titanium, zirconium, tin, cerium, lanthanum, iron, or combinations thereof. The alumina based adsorbent may be used for selective removal of fluoride ion and oxyanions of phosphorus and arsenic from drinking water, industrial streams and wastes, in medicine and food industry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Graver Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Anatoly Bortun, James Knoll, Katie Henderson
  • Patent number: 10344251
    Abstract: The disclosure provides compositions and methods for making a colorized solution of an aqueous disinfectant that is both stable in bulk solution and will fade to clear within a predetermined period of time after being applied to a surface, for example as a spray or film. The compositions and methods described here allow an end user to visualize both the extent of coverage and the duration of contact of the disinfectant with the surface, thereby providing more efficient disinfection of the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Kinnos, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Kang, Kevin Tyan, Katherine Jin
  • Patent number: 10343963
    Abstract: An azeotropic or quasi-azeotropic composition including hydrogen fluoride, E-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-chloropropene and optionally one or more (hydro)halogen-carbon compounds including between 1 and 3 carbon atoms. Also, a preferred azeotropic or quasi-azeotropic composition including hydrogen fluoride, E-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-chloropropene, and optionally one or more compounds selected from among 1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoropropane, 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, 3,3,3-trifluoropropene, 3,3,3-trifluoro-2-chloropropene, 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, trifluoropropyne, 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane, 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropane, 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoropropene, 1,1,1,2,3-pentafluoropropene and 2-chloro,1,1,1,2-tetrafluoropropane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: ARKEMA FRANCE
    Inventors: Philippe Bonnet, Bertrand Collier, Dominque Deur-Bert, Laurent Wendlinger
  • Patent number: 10335768
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a super absorbent polymer which is excellent in various physical properties required for a super absorbent polymer, while exhibiting excellent water absorption capacity, absorption rate and liquid permeability, and a method for preparing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tae Bin Ahn, Chang Sun Han, Seung Do Hong, Chul Hee Ryu, Dong Hyun Kim
  • Patent number: 10336844
    Abstract: Provided is a method of preparing a powdery diacetal clarifying agent, which comprises mixing an aromatic aldehyde, a polyol, and an acid catalyst in an organic polar solvent, adding a hydrogenating agent and an inorganic silicon-containing agent into the foregoing mixture, and filtering the mixture. The powdery diacetal clarifying agent prepared by the method can have excellent flowability, dispersability, thermal resistance, and color stability. Accordingly, the powdery diacetal clarifying agent does not release stinking odor and incur yellowing at high temperature, allowing the plastic articles to have improved appearance and visual appeal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SUNKO INK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chiu-Peng Tsou, Ting-Ti Huang, Chen-Ku Hsieh, Tien-Chu Chang, Ming-Chang Hsieh
  • Patent number: 10329672
    Abstract: The present invention provides corrosion inhibiting compositions that incorporate at least one bis-imidazoline compound. In the practice of the present invention, a tetramine admixture enriched with respect to linear tetramine is used to prepare the bis-imidazoline compound. “Enriched” means at least 70 weight percent and up to 100% of the tetramine species included in the admixture includes a linear tetramine such as L-TETA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Ritesh Gulabani, Stephen W. King, Prashant Tatake
  • Patent number: 10329520
    Abstract: The disclosure provides compositions and methods for making a colorized solution of an aqueous disinfectant that is both stable in bulk solution and will fade to clear within a predetermined period of time after being applied to a surface, for example as a spray or film. The compositions and methods described here allow an end user to visualize both the extent of coverage and the duration of contact of the disinfectant with the surface, thereby providing more efficient disinfection of the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Kinnos Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Kang, Kevin Tyan, Katherine Jin
  • Patent number: 10328297
    Abstract: Aqueous film forming firefighting composition concentrates are provided that contain an effective amount of a monomeric zwitterionic or anionic C6 perfluoroalkyl surfactant having a molecule weight less than 800 daltons. The compositions also contain an effective amount of a foam stabilizing agent, and an effective amount of at least one non-fluorinated surfactant. The composition has less than 0.8% F, and is substantially free of any surfactant containing a perfluoroalkyl group containing more than 6 carbon atoms. The composition meets Military Specification MIL-F-24385F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Tyco Fire Products LP
    Inventors: Martina E. Bowen, Yuan Xie, Pamela A. Havelka-Rivard
  • Patent number: 10329487
    Abstract: A heat-absorbing material including particles including a magnesium phosphate hydrate and a binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIAS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeru Nakama, Norihiro Kihara, Taichi Shiratori, Daisuke Tsumura
  • Patent number: 10316199
    Abstract: Microcapsules are disclosed that have a core composition encapsulated within a polymer wall, and an inorganic shell connected to an exterior surface of the polymer wall by a surfactant. The inorganic shell has a cation attracted to the surfactant and an anion or anion equivalent chemically bonded to the cation to form the shell or has the metal portion of a metal-containing compound attracted to the surfactant to form the shell. The shell may comprise a Ca, Mg, or Ag metal compound. The shell may be a graphene oxide-metal compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Microtek Laboratories Inc.
    Inventors: Carl M Lentz, Kayla L. M. Ryan
  • Patent number: 10307627
    Abstract: The invention relates to fire-extinguishing foams or concentrates, which include a carbohydrate containing silane surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSITÄT ZU KÖLN
    Inventors: Dirk Blunk, Ralf Helmut Hetzer, Richard Daniel Matthias Meisenheimer, Kai Oliver Wirz
  • Patent number: 10308670
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide silanol compounds that can be used as raw materials of siloxane compounds and the like, and a composition of the silanol compounds, as well as to provide a production method that makes it possible to produce silanol compounds at excellent yield. A composition comprising 5 mass % to 100 mass % of a silanol compound represented by Formulas (A) to (C) can be prepared by devising to produce silanol compounds under water-free conditions, to produce silanol compounds in a solvent having the effect of suppressing the condensation of silanol compounds, and to perform other such processes, the composition being able to be used as a raw material or the like of siloxane compounds because the silanol compounds can be stably present in the resulting composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Masayasu Igarashi, Shigeru Shimada, Kazuhiko Sato, Tomohiro Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10286242
    Abstract: Azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions are disclosed. The azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions are mixtures of HFO-E-1,3,4,4,4-pentafluoro-3-trifluoromethyl-1-butene with a second compound selected from the group consisting of methyl formate and HFO-E-1,1,1,4,4,4-hexafluoro-2-butene. Also disclosed are processes of preparing a thermoplastic or thermoset foam by using such azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions as blowing agents; of producing refrigeration by using such azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions; of producing cooling; of producing heating; of using such azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions as solvents; of producing an aerosol product by using such azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions; of using such azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions as heat transfer media; of extinguishing or suppressing a fire by using such azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions; and of using such azeotropic or azeotrope-like compositions as dielectrics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: THE CHEMOURS COMPANY FC, LLC
    Inventor: Mark L. Robin