Patents Examined by Margaret G Moore
  • Patent number: 11685817
    Abstract: A composition contains a mixture of silyl hydride, epoxide and a Bridged Frustrated Lewis Pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Inventors: Marc-Andre Courtemanche, Eun Sil Jang, Yanhu Wei
  • Patent number: 11686094
    Abstract: A method is provided for forming an adhered membrane roof system that meets Factory Mutual (FM) 4470/4474 standards for wind uplift. The method comprises applying a bond adhesive to a substrate on a roof to form an adhesive layer and applying a membrane directly to the adhesive layer. The bond adhesive includes a moisture-curable polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: Holcim Technology Ltd
    Inventors: Jiansheng Tang, Joseph Carr
  • Patent number: 11680173
    Abstract: Provided is a graphene-based aqueous coating suspension comprising multiple graphene sheets, particles of an anti-corrosive pigment or sacrificial metal, and a waterborne binder resin dissolved or dispersed in water, wherein the multiple graphene sheets contain single-layer or few-layer graphene sheets selected from a pristine graphene material having essentially zero % of non-carbon elements, or a non-pristine graphene material having 0.001% to 47% by weight of non-carbon elements wherein the non-pristine graphene is selected from graphene oxide, reduced graphene oxide, graphene fluoride, graphene chloride, graphene bromide, graphene iodide, hydrogenated graphene, nitrogenated graphene, doped graphene, chemically functionalized graphene, or a combination thereof and wherein the coating suspension does not contain a silicate binder or microspheres dispersed therein. Also provided is an object or structure coated at least in part with such a coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: Global Graphene Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Fan-Chun Meng, Yi-jun Lin, Shaio-yen Lee, Wen Y. Chiu, Aruna Zhamu, Bor Z. Jang
  • Patent number: 11674000
    Abstract: Branched organopolysiloxanes are prepared from alkoxysilanes and polydiorganosiloxanes over two stages by basic equilibration and subsequent acid-catalyzed reaction with water to the desired degree of condensation, wherein the entire process does not require the use of additional organic solvent, no wastewater is generated and the process is particularly suitable for the controlled production of so-called DT resins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventor: Marko Prasse
  • Patent number: 11673381
    Abstract: Provided is a sodium-neutralized ethylene acid copolymer ionomer composition containing a specified silane additive in a specified amount and having enhanced adhesion properties to glass, a masterbatch composition suitable for producing such ionomer composition, an interlayer made from such ionomer composition, and a glass laminate comprising such interlayer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Inventor: Charles Anthony Smith
  • Patent number: 11667791
    Abstract: A one-pack type curable silicone gel composition which contains: 100 parts by mass of (A) a branched chain organopolysiloxane having a specific structure from 0.1 part by mass to 50 parts by mass of (B) a diorganopolysiloxane having both molecular chain ends blocked with diorganohydrogensiloxy groups; (C) a platinum-based catalyst; and (D) a phosphite compound represented by formula (3) (wherein R2 represents a monovalent aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms; and X represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group) in such an amount that more than 3 molecules hut not more than 15 molecules of the phosphite compound represented by formula (3) are present per one platinum atom in component (C). This one-pack type curable silicone gel composition is stable in terms of characteristics and physical properties even if exposed to a temperature more than 50° C. for a long period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Inventors: Tadashi Araki, Hiroyasu Hara
  • Patent number: 11661533
    Abstract: Pressure sensitive adhesives that include hyperbranched silsesquioxane-core polymers are described. Also described are various methods for producing the noted polymers and pressure sensitive adhesives. In addition, a variety of articles including tapes utilizing the pressure sensitive adhesives are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: Avery Dennison Corporation
    Inventor: Ranjit Malik
  • Patent number: 11661483
    Abstract: A method of making a polysilylether (PSE) polymer includes: cooling a solution of diethylamine to 0° C. under argon; adding cold dialkyldichlorosilane to form a first mixture; slowly warming the first mixture to form dialkylbis(diethylamino)silane; diluting the first mixture with hexane then filtering via cannula; evaporating the hexane and excess diethylamine; purifying the dialkylbis(diethylamino)silane under vacuum distillation; adding the dialkylbis(diethylamino)silane to a solution of diol dissolved in tetrahydrofuran to form a second mixture; heating the second mixture to 60° C. while reflux condensing, and cooling and concentrating the second mixture under vacuum to form a resultant mixture containing the polysilylether (PSE) polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Robert C. Brothers, Rebecca Wilson
  • Patent number: 11655341
    Abstract: Provided is a method for preparing a (meth)acryloyl group-containing organopolysiloxane having a step of transesterification between the components (a1) and (a2) in the presence of the components (a3) and (a4) to obtain the (meth)acryloyl group-containing organopolysiloxane, wherein component (a1) is an organopolysiloxane represented by the average composition formula (1) which has a hydroxy group-containing group, component (a2) is a (meth)acrylic acid ester represented by the general formula (2), component (a3) is a zirconium metal complex in an amount such that a molar ratio of component (a3) to the hydroxy group of component (a1) is 0.001 to 0.1, and component (a4) is a hydroxy group-containing amine represented by HON(R4)2 in an amount such that a molar ratio of component (a4) to component (a3) is 0.10 to 1.5, wherein R4 is, independently of each other, a linear or branched aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Tanaka, Shunji Aoki
  • Patent number: 11644754
    Abstract: To provide a photosensitive composition capable of easily forming a cured film having a low refractive index. The present invention provides a photosensitive siloxane composition comprising: a polysiloxane, a photosensitive agent, hollow silica particles, and a solvent. The hollow silica particles contain voids inside, and have outer surfaces subjected to hydrophobic treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Inventors: Naofumi Yoshida, Megumi Takahashi, Katsuto Taniguchi, Toshiaki Nonaka
  • Patent number: 11643571
    Abstract: There are provided: a composition for forming a water repellent film that can form a water repellent film not only excellent in water repellency but also excellent in abrasion resistance, particularly in abrasion resistance evaluated under close-to-actual-use conditions where a light resistance test is combined; a water repellent film formed by using the composition for forming a water repellent film; a substrate with a water repellent film including the water repellent film provided on at least part of a substrate; and an article including the substrate with a water repellent film. The composition for forming a water repellent film contains, at a predetermined quantitative ratio of a hydrolyzable silane compound (1) having a perfluoroalkyl group and having no ether bond; and a compound (21) that has a poly(oxyfluoroalkylene) group and a plurality of hydrolyzable silyl groups with a specific structure and that has a number average molecular weight of 3000 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventor: Yosuke Takeda
  • Patent number: 11639422
    Abstract: Skin-contact products with a transpiration function such as medical devices or medicinal products, of which face masks, aspirators, ventilators, breast pumps or wound dressings are examples are described especially a skin-contact product with a transpiration function with an improved microclimate at a patient interface material-skin contact area. In an embodiment a material system is described that comprises a hydrophobic silicone base material and a hydrophilic silicone material that is combined with the hydrophobic base material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Inventors: Nicolaas Petrus Willard, Mareike Klee, Lucas Beckers, Dirk Burdinski, Joyce Van Zanten, Willem Franke Pasveer, Biju Kumar Sreedharan Nair, David W. Smith, Cornelis Petrus Hendriks, Sima Asvadi
  • Patent number: 11634534
    Abstract: A process of: providing a polyfunctional compound selected from polyisocyanate, polyacrylate, and polyepoxy; and reacting the polyfunctional compound with a hydroxyl- or amine-terminated silyl-containing compound. The polyfunctional compound and the silyl-containing compound are at least difunctional. A thermoset made by this process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Erick B. Iezzi, Eugene Camerino, Grant Daniels, James H. Wynne
  • Patent number: 11629234
    Abstract: A polymeric polymerization initiator represented by the following formula (I). M1aM2bD1cD2dT1eT2fQg (I) M1=R13SiO1/2 M2=R12R2SiO1/2 D1=R12SiO2/2 D2=R1R2SiO2/2 T1=R1SiO3/2 T2=R2SiO3/2 Q=SiO4/2 [R1 represents a hydrogen atom, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group. R2 represents a group having a ketene silyl acetal structure represented by the following formula (II). (A represents a single bond or a divalent organic group, R3 represents a hydrogen atom or a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, and R4 represents a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group.) “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, “e”, “f”, and “g” represent 0 or a positive integer where b+d+f?1. An order of bonding of siloxane units is optionally determined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Inventor: Ryunosuke Hata
  • Patent number: 11629233
    Abstract: The present invention concerns type II photoinitiators for the free-radical crosslinking of silicone compositions, in particular acrylic silicone compositions. The present invention concerns a silicone composition C1 that can be crosslinked by exposure to radiation with a wavelength of between 300 and 450 nm, comprising: —at least one organopolysiloxane A comprising at least one methacrylate group bonded to a silicon atom, at least one organohydrogenopolysiloxane H comprising at least two, and preferably at least three hydrogen atoms each bonded to different silicon atoms, and—at least one free-radical photoinitiator P. The present invention also concerns the provision of a silicone composition that can be polymerized or crosslinked by free-radical process comprising a type II photoinitiator system suitable for crosslinking silicone compositions, in particular by exposure to radiation, and absorbing light radiation with a wavelength greater than 300 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignees: Elkem Silicones France SAS, Universite de Haute Alsace
    Inventors: Christian Maliverney, Perrine Theil, Jean-Marc Frances, Xavier Allonas, Ahmad Ibrahim
  • Patent number: 11597580
    Abstract: Silicone-containing cartridges having a plunger at one end thereof are effectively sealed against moisture penetration by introducing a silicone oil composition having a viscosity of from 5000 mPa·s to 100,000 mPa·s between the walls of the plunger and the interior surface of the cartridge wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Uwe Scheim, Peter Schoeley
  • Patent number: 11591418
    Abstract: The present invention particularly relates to synthesizing photo-initiators having poly-oligo-silsesquioxane (POSS) structure and realizing photo-polymerization by using these photo-initiators and simultaneous and in-situ synthesis of Ag nano-particles in polymer matrix comprising POSS structure and obtaining wrinkled surfaces as a result of self-arranging thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: Yildiz Teknik Universitesi
    Inventors: Nergis Arsu, Nuket Ocal, Omer Tahir Gunkara, Gonul Saadet Batibay
  • Patent number: 11591439
    Abstract: A curable composition including a fluorine-containing silane compound having two or more Si atoms each bonding to at least one group selected from the group consisting of a hydroxyl group and a hydrolyzable group; an organosilicon compound having at least two —O—Rg3(s) each bonding to a Si atom, wherein each Rg3, at each occurrence, is independently a hydrogen atom or a monovalent organic group; a catalyst; and a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Inventor: Yoshiaki Honda
  • Patent number: 11591103
    Abstract: Tunable multi-layer thermoplastic polymer sealants and tunable two-layer conductive thermoplastic polymer sealants, and substrates and assemblies comprising the tunable multi-layer sealants; and edge seals and fillet seals produced comprising such sealants; and substrates, components and objects comprising the tunable edge seals and fillet seals, and methods for making and applying such edge seals and fillet seals are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Inventor: Weidong Song
  • Patent number: 11578245
    Abstract: Provided is: a thermally conductive silicone gel composition which has a high thermal conductivity, and is less likely to flow out and slip off/drop off from a surface on which the gel composition is placed, even when the composition that has not been cured is placed on a sloped surface or in a vertical direction, and has excellent gap-filling ability with respect to a heat dissipation part, etc., and excellent repairability if desired; a thermally conductive member comprising the thermally conductive silicone gel composition; and a heat dissipation structure using the same. The thermally conductive silicone gel composition comprises: (A) an alkenyl group-containing organopolysiloxane; (B) an organohydrogenpolysiloxane; (C) a catalyst for a hydrosilylation reaction; (D) a thermally conductive filler; (E) a silane-coupling agent; and (F) a specific organopolysiloxane having a hydrolyzable silyl group at one end thereof. The gel composition has certain viscosity properties as disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: DOW TORAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kenji Ota