Patents Examined by Lawrence Ferguson
  • Patent number: 10259195
    Abstract: A multi-layered film comprising at least 3, preferably at least 5, layers is provided. In the case of a 5 layered film, the multi-layer film includes a first outer layer having 80% to 100% by weight of one or more polyolefins, a first tie layer having from 5% to 100% by weight of the first tie layer of one or more functionalized polyolefins, a core layer having from 75% to 100% by weight of the core layer of polylactic acid, a second tie layer having from 5% to 100% by weight of second tie layer of one or more functionalized polyolefins, and a second outer layer having from 80% to 100% by weight of the second outer layer of one or more polyolefins, and wherein the first tie layer layer is disposed between the first outer layer and the core layer the second tie layer is disposed between the core layer and the second outer layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Norman Scott Broyles, April Renae Brown, Gary Wayne Gilbertson
  • Patent number: 10100572
    Abstract: The invention relates to triple glazing comprising at least one glass sheet that has a system of layers on one side which are produced using sputtering and include at least one metal layer that reflects infrared radiation. The at least one glass sheet has a set of low-emission layers on the other side, said set of layers comprising one or more oxide layers that are deposited using gas phase pyrolysis. The disclosed glazing has a minimum light transmittance of 60 percent (standard EN 410, illuminant D65 at 2°) with 4 mm thick glass sheets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: AGC Glass Europe
    Inventors: Lorenzo Pesce, Eric Tixhon
  • Patent number: 10093074
    Abstract: A flexible window and flexible display are disclosed. In one aspect, the flexible window includes a first film having a first Young's modulus, a second film positioned over the first film and having a second Young's modulus that is greater than the first Young's modulus, and a first adhesive layer interposed between the first film and the second film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Wook Nam, Ah Young Kim, Yong Cheol Jeong, Heon Jung Shin
  • Patent number: 10093810
    Abstract: An article includes a substrate and a coating provided on a surface of the substrate. The coating includes at least one metal silicide layer consisting essentially of MoSi2 or WSi2 or (Mo, W)Si2 or a platinum group metal silicide and at least one layer consisting essentially of Si3N4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Julin Wan, Milivoj Konstantin Brun, Peter Joel Meschter, Reza Sarrafi-Nour, Don Mark Lipkin
  • Patent number: 10087340
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hard coating film, and, more particularly, to a hard coating film having hardness and excellent physical properties. According to the present invention, the hard coating film has high physical properties including hardness, fouling resistance, slip resistance, scratch resistance, transparency, durability, light resistance, and light transmittance. Thus, the hard coating film can find useful applications in various fields thanks to its excellent physical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Joon Koo Kang, Soon Hwa Jung, Yeong Rae Chang
  • Patent number: 10059819
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a biaxially stretched article obtained by stretching a thermoplastic composition in a machine direction and a transverse direction at elevated temperature, said thermoplastic composition comprising a polyolefin phase containing at least one polyolefin, a starch phase containing thermoplastic starch, and at least one compatibiliser, wherein the article has a layered morphology with alternating layers of starch phase and polyolefin phase, said layers of starch phase and polyolefin phase extending in machine direction and transverse direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Maria Soliman, Johannes Peter Antonius Martens, Frits Pieter Eduard Anton De Jong
  • Patent number: 10052841
    Abstract: Construction element for raised floors and the like and manufacturing method thereof, which relates to a construction element for both indoor and outdoor raised floors and the like, characterized in that it is made up of a rigid component reinforced by a polymeric matrix composed of a resin, in a percentage by weight comprised between 80 and 95% of the total weight, combined with a catalyst, the percentage by weight of which being between 5 and 20% of the total weight, which has a filament fiber mesh completely embedded within, the proportion by weight of the embedded mesh being less than 50% relative to the assembly formed by the polymeric matrix plus mesh, and a method for the manufacture thereof. A method for the manufacture of said element is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: TORRECID, S.A.
    Inventors: Francisco Javier Miralles Torla, Carlos Concepción Heydorn, Francisco Sanmiguel Roche
  • Patent number: 10052404
    Abstract: The invention provides a biocompatible component having a surface intended for contact with living tissue, wherein the surface comprises particles of metal oxide, said particles having an average particle size of less than 100 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Dentsply Sirona Inc.
    Inventors: Elisabet Ahlberg, Ingela Mattisson, Johanna Löberg
  • Patent number: 10053865
    Abstract: An exterior surface covering has a colored outer layer that transmits infrared radiation and an inner layer with a thermochromic pigment that absorbs heat at low temperature and reflects at high temperatures. The outer layer conceals the color change of the thermochromic pigment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: CertainTeed Corporation
    Inventors: Husnu M. Kalkanoglu, Ming Liang Shiao, Keith C. Hong, Gregory F. Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10052840
    Abstract: A laminated non-woven fabric and a manufactured article using the laminated non-woven fabric are provided. The laminated non-woven fabric is formed by clamping a fibrous layer B between two of fibrous layer A, wherein the fibrous layer B is obtained by using a fiber melting or softening at 120° C. or less, and fibrous layer A includes a fiber neither melting nor softening at 120° C. or less, in which the fibrous layer A and the fibrous layer B are integrated through point thermal compression bonding, and interlayer peeling strength between the fibrous layer A and the fibrous layer B ranges from 0.3 Newton (N)/25 millimeters (mm) to 4.0 N/25 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, JNC FIBERS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noriko Maeda, Junji Iwata, Yasushi Matsuda, Mitsuru Kojima
  • Patent number: 10053549
    Abstract: Organic infrared attenuation agents have been developed to improve the thermal insulation properties of polymeric foams such as polystyrene low density foams. The organic infrared attenuation agents can include polyols such as sorbitol, maltitol, and poly(ethylene glycol), polysaccharides such as starch or cellulose, and infrared attenuation polyesters such as polybutylene terephthalate. The organic attenuation agents include aromatic compounds or carbon oxygen bonds that are effective in absorbing infrared radiation at the desired wavelengths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: OWENS CORNING INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL, LLC
    Inventors: Nikoi Annan, Yadollah Delaviz, Xiangmin Han, Roland Loh
  • Patent number: 10047249
    Abstract: A multi-layer blown polymer film comprising a core layer (CL) and at least one sealing layer (SL), said sealing layer(s) (SL) comprise(s) a propylene copolymer composition (P) having a comonomer content in the range of 3.0 to 8.0 wt.-%, the comonomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, said propylene copolymer composition (P) comprises a polypropylene (A) and a polypropylene (B) in the weight ratio [(A)/(B)] of 20/80 to 80/20, wherein said polypropylene (A) has a comonomer content of equal or below 4.0 wt.-%, the comonomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, and said propylene copolymer (B) has a comonomer content of 4.0 to 20.0 wt.-%, the comonomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Joachim Fiebig, Kristin Reichelt
  • Patent number: 10040939
    Abstract: A polyimide film includes a polyimide, a carbon black present in a quantity between about 0.5 wt % and about 5 wt %, and a fluorine-containing polymer present in a quantity between about 15 wt % and about 40 wt %. The polyimide film can be a single-layer film or a multi-layer film, and has a low dielectric constant and low gloss.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Taimide Technology Incorporation
    Inventors: Chun-Ting Lai, Chih-Wei Lin
  • Patent number: 9999998
    Abstract: A glass/resin laminate (A) including glass plates laminated on both sides of a polycarbonate layer through bonding layers made of a thermoplastic resin, each of the glass plates having a thickness of from 0.3 to 1 mm and having compressive stresses of at least 3 MPa on an entire surface thereof is provided. The glass/resin laminate (A) is obtainable by a process including a step (1) for disposing a bonding layer on one side of a polycarbonate film having a certain thickness, the bonding layer being made of a thermoplastic resin; a step (2) for stacking a glass plate on the bonding layer to prepare a laminate (B) with the polycarbonate film and the glass plate being laminated through the bonding layer; and a step (3) for preparing another similar laminate (B), placing both laminates (B) in a mold such that both polycarbonate films are confronted each other, and forming a polycarbonate layer between the confronted polycarbonate films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventor: Syo Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 10001320
    Abstract: A laminated structure includes a polymer layer comprising at least one layer, a gas barrier layer which has thermal resistance of greater than or equal to about 650 degrees Kelvin per watt and a Young's modulus of greater than or equal to about 100 gigapascals, and a position of a neutral axis represented by the following Equation 1 is in the gas barrier layer. y = ? i = 1 n ? ? ( Ei · Si ) ? i = 1 n ? ? ( Ei · Ai ) ( Equation ? ? 1 ) In Equation 1, y denotes a distance from the top surface of a side compressed in bending to the neutral axis, Ei denotes a Young's modulus of the i-th layer, Si denotes a geometrical moment of area of the i-th layer, Ai denotes a cross-sectional area of the i-th layer, and n denotes a number of layers for the laminated structure, which is an integer of greater than or equal to 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Odawara, Mitsuharu Kimura, Kenichi Nagayama
  • Patent number: 10000002
    Abstract: The present invention relates to: a method for manufacturing a polymer film, the method including a base film forming step for co-extruding a first resin containing a polyamide-based resin and a second resin containing a copolymer including polyamide-based segments and polyether-based segments; a co-extruded film including a base film including a first resin layer containing a polyamide-based resin, and a second resin layer containing a copolymer having polyamide-based segments and polyether-based segments; to a co-extruded film including a base film including a first resin layer and a second resin layer, which have different melting points; and to a method for manufacturing a polymer film, the method including a base film forming step including a step of co-extruding a first resin and a second resin, which have different melting points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: KOLON INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Yun-Jo Kim, Si-Min Kim, Dong-Hyeon Choi, Dong-Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 10000663
    Abstract: A protective flowable or spreadable composition. The protective composition optionally and preferably features a base material according to various embodiments and aerogel, dispersed in an acrylic dispersion. Preferably the protective composition further comprises one or more of chopped glass fibers and titanium dioxide. Water or an aqueous solution is preferably added to determine the degree of viscosity, for example to apply the composition in flowable form (paint, sprayable material, coating and so forth) or in spreadable form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Inventors: Daniel Jammer, Joseph Labock
  • Patent number: 10000922
    Abstract: A construction board comprising (a) a foam core having a first planar surface and a second planar surface; (b) a facer, having first and second planar surfaces, including an inorganic fabric and a coating; and (c) an interfacial region between the foam core and said facer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Firestone Building Products Co., LLC
    Inventor: John Letts
  • Patent number: 10001588
    Abstract: The disclosure is directed to enhanced silver coated aluminum substrates for use as optical mirrors in which galvanic corrosion between the silver and aluminum is prevented and a method of making such silver coating and mirrors. The optical mirror according to the disclosure has an in-situ formed “barrier” layer inserted between the aluminum substrate and the silver layer. In addition, selected layers are densified by carrying out their deposition using a high power RF ion source during their deposition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Jason Ballou, Frederick Gagliardi
  • Patent number: 10000004
    Abstract: The present invention relates to provides a double-oriented film, co-extrude, and of low thickness, with a layered composition that gives the property of being of high barrier to gases and manufactured by the process of co-extrusion of 3 bubbles, which gives the property of when being thermoformed, ensure the distribution of uniform thickness in the walls, base, folds, and corners of the formed tray saving a minimum of 50% of plastic without diminishing its gas barrier and its resistance to puncture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: ZUBEX INDUSTRIAL SA DE CV
    Inventors: Miguel Jorge Zubiria Elizondo, Jose Juan Valadez Lopez