Patents Examined by Margaret G Moore
  • Patent number: 10604662
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of preparing an inorganic nanometer material and application thereof, and specifically relates to a film-forming silica sol, a method of preparing the silica sol, and usage thereof. The present disclosure provides a film-forming silica sol comprising, by weight percentage, constituents of: silica sol: 66-91%; modifying agent: 0.1-1.8%; film-forming auxiliary: 7.2-33.9%. The present disclosure further provides a method of preparing a film-forming silica sol and an application thereof. With the film-forming silica sol, a method of preparing the silica sol, and usage thereof according to the present disclosure, the prepared film-forming silica sol has a good appearance transparency and stability, and when applied to paint as a film-forming coating, it has a good glossiness, a high hardness, and a strong adhesive force; therefore, it has a high practical value in the paint field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: Shanghai Xinanna Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Yongxia Wang, Weili Liu, Zhitang Song
  • Patent number: 10590256
    Abstract: Ceramic black materials for use as, or in, colorants, inks, pigments, dyes, additives and formulations utilizing these black materials. Black ceramics having silicon, oxygen and carbon, and methods of making these ceramics; formulations utilizing these black ceramics; and devices, structures and apparatus that have or utilize these formulations. Plastics, paints, inks, coatings, formulations, liquids and adhesives containing ceramic black materials, preferably polymer derived black ceramic materials, and in particular polysilocarb polymer derived ceramic materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Melior Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew R. Hopkins, Ashish P. Diwanji, Michael J. Mueller, Douglas M. Dukes, Walter J. Sherwood, Michael Molnar, Mark S. Land, Brian L. Benac
  • Patent number: 10590274
    Abstract: The present invention provides a silicone composition comprising components (A) to (F); (A) 100 parts by mass of a raw rubber-like, at 25 degrees C., organopolysiloxane having at least two alkenyl groups each bonded to a silicon atom; (B) 5 to 100 parts by mass of silica powder having a specific surface area of 50 m2/g or more; (C) platinum or a platinum compound in an amount of 1 to 1,000 ppm by mass as a platinum atom, relative to the mass of component (A); (D) 0.01 to 5 parts by mass of a compound selected from an organic silicon compound having a nitrogen-containing organic group and an unsaturated hydrocarbon group, and benzotriazole and a derivative thereof; (E) an addition reaction curing agent other than said component (C), or an organic peroxide in an effective amount to cure the composition, and (F) 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuei Hara, Yoshiaki Koike, Kazuhiro Oishi
  • Patent number: 10584137
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates, in exemplary embodiments, to compositions of matter comprising synthetic blends of at least two feedstocks that produce a distribution of fluorinated polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane molecule structures. The present disclosure also relates, in exemplary embodiments, to methods of making such synthetic blends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: NBD NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: John Charles Warner
  • Patent number: 10577461
    Abstract: Provided are a novel polyorganosiloxane capable of preparing copolycarbonate with improved weather resistance and flowability while maintaining the intrinsic physical properties of polycarbonate resin, and a copolycarbonate prepared by using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Young Young Hwang, Young Wook Son, Moo Ho Hong, Hyong Min Bahn, Byoung Kue Chun, Jung Jun Park, Un Ko, Ki Jae Lee
  • Patent number: 10570162
    Abstract: A polymer material comprising a constraint bicyclic bridged structure such as bicyclo(2,2,1) ring system, most preferably a norbornyl group, pendant to a siloxane backbone. The bridged bicyclic-containing materials can exhibit good refractive index, transparency, gas permeability, and/or other properties making them suitable for use in a variety of applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Momentive Performace Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Rajiv Srivastava, Douglas M. Dukes
  • Patent number: 10570310
    Abstract: A sol-gel composition for acrylic polymers-based substrate including at least a silane hydrolysate and at least an adhesion promoter including a dendritic polymer having hydroxyl and alkoxysilane groups at terminal ends thereof. An optical article coated with said sol-gel composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventor: Yu Hui
  • Patent number: 10570250
    Abstract: Water-soluble, conjugated polymers containing one or more dibenzosilole monomer residues, as well as compositions, kits, and methods of making and using such polymers are disclosed. Also disclosed are dibenzosilole derivatives substituted with one or more water-solubilizing groups, and methods of making and using such derivatives to prepare water-soluble dibenzosilole polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyle Gee, Xin Wang, Hee Chol Kang, Aimei Chen, Yexin Wu, Yi-Zhen Hu, Robert Aggeler, Quentin Low
  • Patent number: 10563011
    Abstract: A dual curable composition is provided, comprising a compound represented by formula (I): (acrylate)a-(A)-(silane)b??(I) in which a and b are identical or different and are each represented by an integer greater than or equal to 1; and wherein the dual curable composition is radiation curable and/or moisture curable. The moiety A comprises at least one of an aliphatic hydrocarbon, a cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon, an aryl moiety, an ether, an ester, an amide, a urethane, a urea, a hydroxyl group-containing organic moiety, an acrylic oligomer, an epoxy oligomer, a urethane oligomer, a polyester oligomer, or mixtures thereof, and the dual curable composition has a molecular weight greater than or equal to 300.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Inventor: Benedict S. Curatolo
  • Patent number: 10563063
    Abstract: Provided is a release agent composition for silicone adhesives in which organopolysiloxane having a specific structure is added, as a heavy release component, to a release agent composition for silicone adhesives that includes organopolysiloxane modified with a fluorine-containing organic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Osamu Tsuchida
  • Patent number: 10556041
    Abstract: A coating agent that has enhanced durability and a medical instrument (for example, a needle) that has been coated with the coating agent, are provided. The coating agent includes a hydroxyl-group-containing polyorganosiloxane represented by the following general formula (1), a polydiorganosiloxane represented by the following general formula (2), and an amino-group-containing polyorganosiloxane represented by the following general formula (3). The polydiorganosiloxane (2) is contained in a proportion of a mass ratio to the amino-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (3) of from 0.7:1 to 3.0:1. The hydroxyl-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (1) is contained in a proportion of 2.4 to 5.5 mass %, based on the total mass of the hydroxyl-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (1), the polydiorganosiloxane (2) and the amino-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Teruyuki Yatabe
  • Patent number: 10550575
    Abstract: A bond adhesive composition comprising a polymer having a silicon-containing hydrolyzable terminal group and a hydrocarbon resin, where the composition is substantially devoid of phenolic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Firestone Building Products Company, LLC
    Inventors: Jiansheng Tang, Joseph Carr
  • Patent number: 10544306
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a hybrid coating composition including a siloxane-based polymer and an organic polymer. The composition can be applied to a wide variety of substrates include metals, ceramic materials, plastics, composites, minerals and the like. A process for making articles is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Whitford Corporation
    Inventors: Matteo Sperindio, Scott C. Lake, Riccardo Piras, Michael J. Lindstrom
  • Patent number: 10538673
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide a hard coat film, including a film base material and a hard coat arranged on at least one surface of the film base material, wherein the hard coat is comprised of an active energy ray-curable resin composition. The active energy ray-curable resin composition includes 100 parts by mass of (P) a urethane (meth)acrylate compound, 0.02 to 5 parts by mass of (Q) organic fine particles having an average particle size of 10 to 300 nm, and 0.0002 to 2 parts by mass of (R) an acrylic silicon leveling agent. The (R) acrylic silicon leveling agent is loaded in the active energy ray-curable resin composition in an amount of 1 part by mass or more based on 100 parts by mass of the (Q) organic fine particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: RIKEN TECHNOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoichi Tanabe, Nozomu Washio
  • Patent number: 10526454
    Abstract: A process for preparing SiC-bonded polyethersiloxanes by precious metal-catalysed addition of olefinically unsaturated polyethers onto siloxanes having SiH groups is described, wherein, prior to commencement of reaction, the siloxane having SiH groups is mixed with an olefinically unsaturated polyether and with a polyethersiloxane by stirring, and then contacted with a precious metal catalyst and optionally further additives, and the SiC bond formation reaction is conducted up to an SiH conversion, determined by gas-volumetric means, of at least 97%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Wilfried Knott, Dagmar Windbiel
  • Patent number: 10526526
    Abstract: In some aspects, the present invention relates generally to self-release compositions and methods useful for the removal or prevention of mineral scaling and, more particularly, to surface coatings and surface treatments that resist, prevent, or aid in removal of mineral scaling. In some aspects, the self-release coating includes a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane and a thermoplastic or an additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force
    Inventors: Andrew Guenthner, Jeffrey Alston, Peter H. Boyd, Joseph M. Mabry, Timothy W. Rost
  • Patent number: 10519280
    Abstract: A process for preparing SiC-bonded polyethersiloxanes by precious metal-catalysed addition of olefinically unsaturated polyethers onto siloxanes having SiH groups is described, in which, prior to commencement of reaction, the siloxane having SiH groups is mixed together with a polyethersiloxane, preferably by stirring, and then, in a second step, this preliminary mixture is contacted with an olefinically unsaturated polyether and with a precious metal catalyst and optionally further additives, preferably with further stirring, and the SiC bond formation reaction is conducted up to an SiH conversion, determined by gas-volumetric means, of at least 97%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Wilfried Knott, Dagmar Windbiel
  • Patent number: 10513583
    Abstract: A polymerizable composition that includes: an organoborane-base complex, wherein the base is a complexing agent selected from a compound having one or more amine groups, amidine groups, hydroxide groups, alkoxide groups, or combinations thereof; a decomplexing agent that liberates the organoborane from the organoborane-base complex; a polymerizable thiol-containing component that includes at least one polymerizable thiol-containing compound having a plurality of thiol groups in which the sulfur atom of the thiol group is covalently bonded to carbon; and a polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated component that includes at least one polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated compound having a plurality of ethylenically unsaturated groups; wherein the total amount of the thiol-containing and ethylenically unsaturated compounds total at least 50% by weight of all polymerizable material in the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Robert S. Clough, Gregory P. Karp, Zachary J. Thompson, Guy D. Joly
  • Patent number: 10513629
    Abstract: A silicone release coating composition is disclosed. The silicone release coating composition comprises: (A) an organopolysiloxane having at least two alkenyl groups in a molecule; (B) an organopolysiloxane having at least two silicon-bonded hydrogen atoms in a molecule; (C) organic modified functional silica particles having an average particle size of 5 ?m to 15 ?m and a BET specific surface area of 600 m2/g to 800 m2/g; and (D) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst. The silicone release coating composition can form a coating with a lower release force to sticky adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: DOW (SHANGHAI) HOLDING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Fuming Huang
  • Patent number: 10501642
    Abstract: Stable star-structured functional polyolefins and methods of making them, the functional polyolefins comprising a polyolefin bound at any position along its chain length to at least one nucleophile-containing silane of the following formula: wherein Y is a di- or trivalent linker group selected from heteroatoms, C1 to C10 alkylenes, and other groups disclosed herein; Nu is a nucleophilic atom or unsaturation group; R5 is selected from hydrogen, and C1 to C10 alkyls, and other groups as disclosed herein; X is a divalent group selected from linear and branched alkylenes and heteroatom-alkylenes, and other groups as disclosed herein; and PO is a polyolefin having a weight average molecular weight of at least 400 g/mole; with the proviso that at least one of R1, R2, and R3 is selected from the same or different functional polyolefin moieties. Star-structured functional polyolefins are useful as filler dispersive additives in tire formulations and processing aids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Yong Yang, Andy H. Tsou, Kimari T. M. Slaughter