Patents Examined by Lee E Sanderson
  • Patent number: 10501607
    Abstract: Polyphase biodegradable compositions having a good resistance to ageing comprising a continuous phase comprising at least one hydrophobic polyester and at least one dispersed phase of polymer of vegetable origin. The hydrophobic polyester constituting the continuous phase is incompatible with the polymer of vegetable origin. The compositions comprise a plasticiser comprising at least 75% of a mixture of diglycerol, triglycerol and tetraglycerol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: NOVAMONT S.P.A.
    Inventor: Luigi Capuzzi
  • Patent number: 10494551
    Abstract: The invention provides a hot melt adhesive comprising a polymer mixture of an ethylene vinyl acetate polymer with low vinyl acetate content and a functionalized metallocene catalyzed polyethylene copolymer. The hot melt adhesive has wide service temperature ranges for bonding cellulosic substrates together. The adhesive is well suited for case, tray, carton and bag sealing applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventors: Chuiwah Alice Cheung, Stephane Belmudes
  • Patent number: 10494133
    Abstract: A white glass container derived from a phase separation phenomenon of a halogen-free glass composition includes a neck portion and a body portion. The glass composition includes as ingredients at least SiO2, P2O5, Al2O3, B2O3, R2O (R?Na or K), MgO, CaO and the like. The neck portion and the body portion respectively have a white multilayer structure formed to successively include a white transparent layer of relatively low white coloration and a white opaque layer of relatively high white coloration from the outer surface side. The contents of P2O5 in the white transparent layer are made smaller than the contents of P2O5 in the white opaque layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: KOA GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Kamiya, Naoki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10494542
    Abstract: This invention provides a polyester resin that is capable of forming a coating film having extremely excellent curability, processability, retort resistance, content resistance, and dent resistance, and also provides a resin composition for a coating composition containing the polyester resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tetsuo Kawakusu
  • Patent number: 10464296
    Abstract: A multilayer composite containing the following layers: 1. a first layer (layer I) of a moulding compound containing at least 40 wt. % of the following components: 1) 60 to 99 parts by wt. of a copolyamide based on hexamethylenediamine, terephthalic acid and an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid having 8 to 19 carbon atoms and 2) 40 to 1 parts by wt. of an olefinic copolymer as impact modifier, wherein the parts by wt. of 1) and 2) sum to 100; and II. a second layer (layer II) of a moulding compound containing at least 60 wt. % of a mixture of the following components: 1) 75 to 100 parts by wt. of a partly aromatic copolyamide and 2) 25 to 0 parts by wt. of an olefinic copolymer as impact modifier with the proviso that in the moulding compound of layer II the mixture of components 1) and 2) comprises at least 5 fewer parts by wt, of olefinic copolymer than in the moulding compound of layer I, has a high heat distortion temperature, a very good impact resistance, a high elongation at break and good layer adhesion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Jasmin Berger, Rainer Goering, Karl Kuhmann
  • Patent number: 10435225
    Abstract: Heat sealable food packaging films, methods for the production thereof, and food packages comprising heat sealable food packaging films are provided. The heat sealable food packaging film includes a humidity-dependent permeable film having a moisture vapor transmission rate that increases with an increase in relative humidity (RH). An outer coating comprises a coating material on at least one surface of the humidity-dependent permeable film. The coating material is selected from a nanoclay dispersed in a poly-vinylidene chloride (PVdC) polymer or a stretchable urethane polymer, a stretchable acrylic polymer, or a combination of stretchable urethane polymer and stretchable acrylic polymer. The coating material may further comprise an anti-blocking agent. The heat sealable food packaging film is biaxially oriented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: AdvanSix Resins & Chemicals LLC
    Inventors: Yuan-Ping Robert Ting, Simon J. Porter, Ken Guhse, Jeffrey D. Moulton
  • Patent number: 10435777
    Abstract: An inner surface-modified tube includes fine particles that are buried in an inner surface of a tube with part of surfaces of the fine particles exposed, wherein the fine particles are unevenly distributed such that more fine particles are distributed in a region from a center of the tube to the inner surface of the tube than in a region from the center of the tube to an outer surface of the tube based on a thickness direction of the tube, an arithmetic average roughness Ra of the inner surface of the tube is 1 nm or more and 100 ?m or less, a particle diameter of each fine particle is 10 nm or more and 100 ?m or less, and an inner diameter of the tube is 0.01 mm or more and 100 mm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: SofSera Corporation
    Inventors: Yasumichi Kogai, Karl Kazushige Kawabe
  • Patent number: 10427349
    Abstract: In various aspects, the present disclosure provides a structural component. The structural component includes a body defining at least one hollow region. The body includes a carbon fiber composite including a plurality of substantially aligned continuous carbon fibers. The plurality of substantially aligned carbon fibers defines a major axis and a second axis perpendicular to the major axis. The plurality of substantially aligned continuous carbon fibers includes a plurality of discrete termination points staggered with respect to the second axis. Methods of making such structural components, including by blow molding and compression molding are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Hamid G. Kia, Selina X. Zhao
  • Patent number: 10427390
    Abstract: A multilayer composite containing the following layers: I. a first layer (layer I) of a molding compound containing at least 40 wt. % of the following components: 1) 60 to 99 parts by wt. of a copolyamide based on hexamethylenediamine, terephthalic acid and an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid having 8 to 19 carbon atoms and 2) 40 to 1 parts by wt. of an olefinic copolymer as impact modifier, wherein the parts by wt. of 1) and 2) sum to 100; and II. a second layer (layer II) of a molding compound containing at least 60 wt. % of thermoplastic polyester, has a high heat distortion temperature, a very good impact resistance, a high elongation at break and good layer adhesion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Jasmin Berger, Rainer Goering, Klaus Gahlmann, Michael Boeer, Mario Resing
  • Patent number: 10414269
    Abstract: Methods and systems described herein provide or use a wall structure for a hydrocarbon storage vessel. The wall structure includes an inner layer comprising a first rubber compound, a center layer comprising a fabric having a barrier layer applied to each side, and an outer layer comprising a second rubber compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: FLOATS AND FUEL CELLS, INC.
    Inventors: Gerald A. Bemis, Fred G. Tavoleti, Thomas C. Guthrie, A. D. Wiley, Dave Sutphin, Henry Mac Swope, Lisa K. Kemp, Jeff A. Burger, L. Bryan Brister
  • Patent number: 10408895
    Abstract: A carrier for a sample of highly polarized material includes a shell having a radially exterior surface and a radially interior surface, and a sample of highly polarized material interiorly adjacent to the radially interior surface. The shell may be substantially cylindrical, and may be constructed from a magnetic or non-magnetic material. The sample of highly polarized material may comprise a methyl rotor group material. The sample of highly polarized material may comprise pyruvic acid or an acetic acid. The sample of highly polarized material may be co-axial with the cylindrical shell. The sample of highly polarized material may be bonded or frozen to the radially interior surface of the shell. The carrier may further comprise a wad of material that forms a volume and contacts an axially proximate end of at least one of the shell or the sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: Bruker Biospin Corporation, Millikelvin Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Hirsch, Avrum Belzer, Neal Kalechofsky, Charles Monroe
  • Patent number: 10399736
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to a planar composite including, as a layer sequence, a first PE blend layer, a carrier layer, a barrier layer, and a further PE blend layer. The first PE blend layer or the further PE blend layer in each case includes in a range of from 10 to 50 wt. %, in each case based on the blend, a first LDPEa, and a further LDPEt to the extent of at least 50 wt. %, in each case based on the blend. The present invention furthermore relates to a process for the production of the planar composite, a container which surrounds an interior and comprises at least one such planar composite, and a process for the production of the container including the steps of provision of the planar composite of the abovementioned layer construction, folding, joining and optionally filling and closing of the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: SIG Technology AG
    Inventors: Mike Duisken, Roland Bothor
  • Patent number: 10392515
    Abstract: Metal cans coated at least in part with a coating composition comprising shellac are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: Amanda Ghantous, Christopher Most, Robert McVay
  • Patent number: 10384851
    Abstract: A composite foamed container forming, in the body portion, thereof, a foamed region in which foamed cells are distributed, the foamed region including a first gradationally foamed region A having a gradational distribution of the foamed cells of which the length in the direction of maximum stretch gradationally decreasing from the outer surface side of the body portion toward the inner surface side thereof and a second gradationally foamed region having a gradational distribution of the foamed cells of which the length in the direction of maximum stretch gradationally decreasing from the inner surface side of the body portion toward the outer surface side thereof. The container has a large resistance against the pressure exerted on the outer surface, good liquid-dispelling property and, at the same time, has improved appearance and heat resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: TOYO SEIKAN GROUP HOLDINGS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kentarou Ichikawa, Norio Akuzawa, Nobuhisa Koiso, Hiroki Iino
  • Patent number: 10364347
    Abstract: To provide an epoxy-resin composition and prepreg for producing a fiber-reinforced composite material which exhibits excellent curability and has excellent flame retardance and heat resistance, as well as to provide fiber-reinforced composite materials produced using the prepreg and to provide housing for electronic/electrical devices. The epoxy resin composition contains component (A): a phosphorus compound; component (B): an epoxy resin which has at least three epoxy groups in the molecule, and which does not correspond to component (A) nor include component (A); component (C): an epoxy resin curing agent which does not have a urea structure in the molecule; and component (D): a dimethylurea compound represented by formula (a) (in formula (a), “R” is a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having any number of 1 to 10 carbons).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Masao Tomioka, Manabu Kaneko, Miyuki Hagiwara
  • Patent number: 10351701
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to an additive for a biopolymer article, a method for forming the additive and biopolymer articles and sheeting containing or formed using the additive. The additive includes at least one impact modifier between 10-90 weight % of the total weight of the additive; at least one polymer color concentrate between 5-50 weight % of the total weight of the additive; and at least one carrier resin between 5-50 weight % of the total weight of the additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Sonoco Development Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Georgelos, Pat Montefusco, Jeanne M. Skaggs, Bohdan Wyslotsky
  • Patent number: 10336840
    Abstract: A composition is provided which comprises a propylene ethylene random copolymer having a melt flow rate (MFR) (as determined according to ASTM D1238, 230° C., 2.16 Kg) of less than 1 g/10 min, a xylene solubles content of less than 7% by weight, an ethylene content of from 3 to 5 percent by weight of the copolymer, and a value equal to or greater than 92 for the product of the Koenig B value times the % mm triads measured on the xylene insoluble fraction of the random copolymer obtained by the wet method. Pipes made from the composition demonstrate improved pressure endurance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.
    Inventors: Chai-Jing Chou, Daniel W. Baugh, III, John Kaarto, Jan W. Van Egmond, Jeffrey D. Goad, William G. Sheard
  • Patent number: 10336646
    Abstract: A glass is disclosed that is particularly suitable as pharmaceutical packing medium and as a chemically pre-stressable glass comprising at least the following components (in mol-% on oxide basis): 64-77 SiO2, 5-14 Al2O3, 4-12 Na2O, 1-12 CaO, 0-14 MgO, 0 -2 ZrO2, 0-4.5 TiO2, wherein the ratio Al2O3/Na2O?1, wherein the ratio Al2O3/CaO?1.5, and wherein the total content SiO2+Al2O3<82 mol-%. Preferably, a working temperature T4 of less than 1350° C. and a hydrolytic resistance according to DIN ISO 719 HGB1 and according to ISO 720 HGA are obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Michael Schwall, Edgar Pawlowski
  • Patent number: 10329071
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a packaging process and the resultant package produced from the process. The process includes introducing, into a mixing device, pellets composed of ethylene/propylene/diene polymer (EPDM). The EPDM comprises greater than 60 wt % units derived from ethylene. The pellets have a residual moisture content from 500 ppm to 2500 ppm. The process includes adding a silica-based powder to the mixing device and coating at least a portion of the pellets with the silica-based powder. The process includes sealing a bulk amount of the coated pellets in a bag made of a flexible polymeric film. The process includes absorbing, with the silica-based powder, the residual moisture from the pellets, and preventing moisture condensation in the bag interior for a period from 7 days after the sealing step to 1000 days after the sealing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Shrikant Dhodapkar, Remi A. Trottier, Santosh S. Bawiskar, Kyle D. Anderson
  • Patent number: 10316123
    Abstract: A container comprising a propylene, ethylene, 1-hexene terpolymer wherein: (i) the content of ethylene derived units ranges from 0.2 wt % to 1.0 wt %; (ii) the content of 1-hexene derived units ranges from 3.5 wt % to 5.5 wt %; (iii) the content of ethylene derived units fulfills the following equation (I); C2<C6*0.16??(I); wherein C2 is the content of ethylene derived units wt % and C6 is the content of 1-hexene derived units wt %; and (iv) the melt flow rate MFR measured according to ISO 1133, 230° C., 2.16 kg ranges from 15 to 80 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Mara Destro, Marco Ciarafoni, Paola Massari, Stefano Squarzoni, Thomas Bohm