Patents Examined by Patrick D. Niland
  • Patent number: 10882944
    Abstract: Suggested is a urea urethane with improved rheological properties, obtainable or obtained according to a process encompassing or consisting of the following steps: (a) providing a monohydroxyl compound; (b) providing a diisocyanate compound; (c) reacting said monohydroxyl compound and said diisocyanate compound to form a pre-polymer; (d) reacting said pre-polymer with a diamine compound, Wherein said pre-polymer and said diamine are reacted in the presence of a surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: CliQ SwissTech B.V.
    Inventors: Daniel Haveman, Adrianus Peter Van Veen, Neeltje Wijma
  • Patent number: 10882972
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a cured polymer resin using functionalized graphene oxide, includes mixing functionalized graphene oxide with a resin precursor and an optional solvent to produce a functionalized graphene solution wherein the particles contain functional groups nearly identical to, or identical to, a polymer precursor material, adding a curing initiator to the resin solution and mixing to produce a resin solution, depositing the formulation into a desired shape, and curing the formulation to form a polymer having functionalized graphene oxide groups in a base polymer material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Junhua Wei, Gabriel Iftime, David Mathew Johnson, Jessica Louis Baker Rivest
  • Patent number: 10875980
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a reinforcing material for rubber including aluminosilicate particles and a rubber composition for tires including the same. The reinforcing material for rubber according to the present disclosure exhibits excellent dispersibility in the rubber composition and reinforcing effect, and thus can be suitably used for eco-friendly tires requiring high efficiency and high fuel efficiency characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Inventors: Shin Hee Jun, Ha Na Lee, Kwon Il Choi, Woo Seok Kim, Han Nah Jeong, Myounghwan Oh
  • Patent number: 10870747
    Abstract: Method for producing a thermoplastic moulding compound containing: up to 40 wt. % of a graft copolymer A, containing 50-70 wt. % graft base A1 from an acrylic ester polymer and 30-50 wt. % of a graft shell A2, and 0-90 wt. % of a hard matrix B, wherein the reaction for producing the graft copolymer A is carried out in the presence of 0.01 to 4 times the molar amount of sodium carbonate, relative to the molar amount of initiator, wherein the reaction for producing copolymer A is carried out in the presence of 0.1 to 1 wt. % of an emulsifier relative to the amount of the respective monomers used, and wherein during the polymerisation reaction, during the post-polymerisation and/or after the polymerisation reaction, water or an aqueous alkali solution are added to the reaction mixture for producing the graft copolymer A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Fischer, Tobias Schulz
  • Patent number: 10863785
    Abstract: The present invention provides a glove having a skin made from an aqueous urethane resin composition including an aqueous urethane resin (A), an aqueous medium (B), and a fluorine compound (C), in which the fluorine compound (C) is a fluorine compound (C-1) that is a polymer of a polymerizable monomer (c1-1) having a fluorinated alkyl group having 4 to 6 carbon atoms and a polymerizable monomer (c1-2) having a polyoxyethylene structure represented by general formula (2), or a fluorine compound (C-2) that is a polymer of a polymerizable monomer (c2-1) having a polymerizable unsaturated group at both ends of a poly(perfluoroalkylene ether) chain and a polymerizable monomer (c2-2) having a polyoxyalkylene structure represented by general formula (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: DIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norie Fujishita, Hiroki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10844189
    Abstract: A functional material has, as a first component, a thermoset plastic material, as a second component, a binding material for binding the thermoset plastic material, and, as a third component, at least one additive, which is configured to improve a burning behavior, wherein the burning behavior corresponds at least to a fire reaction class C as given by DIN EN 113501-1 [German/European norm 113501-1]. A method is intended for producing such a functional material and an element is produced from such a functional material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Puren GmbH
    Inventor: Hans Bommer
  • Patent number: 10829578
    Abstract: A mixture includes at least two radically curable compounds as a backbone resin, and is useful in reactive resins. In particular, the mixture reduces the viscosity of such reactive resin-containing mixtures and thus the dispensing forces required for ejecting the reactive resin components produced therefrom. The mixture also increases the performance of the reactive resins containing such mixtures and of the reactive resin components produced therefrom. Further, said reactive resins and the reactive resin components thereof are useful for construction purposes, in particular for chemical fastening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Hilti Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Georg Nickerl, Jens Bunzen, Beate Gnass, Gerald Gaefke, Thomas Bürgel, Klaus Schaefers
  • Patent number: 10822465
    Abstract: A production method for a polyimide with a black resin cured film includes a process of obtaining the black resin cured film by curing a black resin composition on the polyimide. The process of obtaining the black resin cured film includes a process of processing the black resin composition with a predetermined spray impact. A distance from a point where a line that is perpendicular to a surface of the polyimide and that passes through a substrate-adhered edge between the black resin cured film and the polyimide intersects a top portion of the black resin cured film to an edge of the top portion is 25 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuya Kogiso, Tomohiro Koda, Masayoshi Kido
  • Patent number: 10808069
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for the manufacture of aqueous polyurethane dispersions that can be used as adhesives or coatings, are solvent free and have low VOC emissions, and are environmentally friendly. Also encompassed are the dispersions as such, compositions containing them and their use as coatings and adhesives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Ligang Zhao, Cristina Berges, Sorin N. Sauca, Francisco Vera Saz, Ece Koc
  • Patent number: 10800921
    Abstract: An isocyanate-functional silicone-polyether copolymer having a particular structure is disclosed. A method of preparing the isocyanate-functional silicone-polyether copolymer is also disclosed, the method comprising reacting a polyether compound and an organosilicon compound to give the isocyanate-functional silicone-polyether copolymer. A silicone-polyether-urethane copolymer formed therewith, as well as a method of preparing the silicone-polyether-urethane copolymer, are also disclosed. Sealants comprising the isocyanate-functional silicone-polyether copolymer and/or the silicone-polyether-urethane copolymer are further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: DOW SILICONES CORPORATION, DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Martin Grasmann, David Hagan, Brian Harkness, William H. Heath, Stephen Michael Hlinka, II, Eric Joffre, William Johnson, Bindu Krishnan, Qiuyun Xu, Bizhong Zhu
  • Patent number: 10800901
    Abstract: The present invention relates to: a resin composition comprising a polyacetal resin (A), a salt (B) consisting of a carboxylic acid and an alkaline-earth metal, and a rubber-containing graft polymer (C); and a molded article formed by molding the resin composition. The resin composition and the molded article of the present invention are characterized in that the thermal decomposition associated with weight loss in a molding process or the formaldehyde in the molded article is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Shinji Matsuoka, Saki Fujita
  • Patent number: 10793710
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention contains: a first aromatic vinyl-based resin, which is a copolymer of an aromatic vinyl-based monomer and a maleic acid anhydride; a second aromatic vinyl-based resin, which is a copolymer of an aromatic vinyl-based monomer, a maleic acid anhydride, and a maleimide-based monomer represented by chemical formula 1; a rubber-modified vinyl-based graft copolymer; and a reinforcing filler. The thermoplastic resin composition is excellent in view of heat resistance, rigidity, dimensional stability, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Lotte Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yun Seok Bae, Kyun Ha Ban, Chang Min Hong
  • Patent number: 10774239
    Abstract: The invention relates to coating agents that contain thioallophanates, containing silane groups, as cross-linking agents and to the use of said coating agents to produce coatings, in particular clear coats for automobile painting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Hans-Josef Laas, Tanja Hebestreit, Jan Weikard
  • Patent number: 10774170
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for the manufacture of aqueous polyurethane dispersions that can be used as adhesives or coatings, are solvent free and have low VOC emissions, and are environmentally friendly. Also encompassed are the dispersions as such, compositions containing them and their use as coatings and adhesives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Ligang Zhao, Cristina Berges, Sorin N. Sauca, Francisco Vera Saz, Ece Koc
  • Patent number: 10766999
    Abstract: A polyamideimide resin composition containing: (A) a polyamideimide resin which has isocyanate groups at the terminals and in which at least a portion of the isocyanate groups are blocked with a blocking agent selected from the group consisting of alcohols, oximes and lactams, (B) N-formylmorpholine, and (C) water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Atsushi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10767035
    Abstract: Embodiments provide a method for producing a film including a thermoplastic resin composition, the method including: (1) a step of subjecting a thermoplastic resin composition to preliminary heating at 100-250° C.; (2) a step of subjecting a first roller and second roller of a calender roll film-forming apparatus to pre-heating; and (3) a step of introducing the thermoplastic resin composition, which has been subjected to preliminary heating in step (1), into the clearance between the first roller and second roller, which have been pre-heated in step (2), and continuously winding a molten film of the thermoplastic resin composition on the first roller. According to at least one embodiment, the rotational speed of the first roller is higher than the rotational speed of the second roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: RIKEN TECHNOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Takahashi, Hidemasa Sugimoto
  • Patent number: 10759699
    Abstract: Additive composition compositions intended to be mixed into bituminous conglomerates for road paving, comprising containing a thermoplastic polymer, a polymeric compound selected from the group consisting of polyvinylbutyral (PVB), polyethylacrylate (PEA) polymethylacrylate (PMA), polybutylacrilate (PBA), lignin and mixtures thereof, and graphene are disclosed. preferably wherein The graphene is contained in a quantity between 0.005 and 1% by weight based on the total weight of the composition. A bituminous conglomerate suitable for making a road paving, containing comprising aggregates, filler, bitumen and said the additive is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: ITERCHIMICA S.R.L.
    Inventors: Federica Giannattasio, Sergio Cisani, Elisa Bertuletti
  • Patent number: 10759901
    Abstract: A thermally decomposable binder containing an aliphatic polycarbonate resin containing a constituting unit represented by the formula (1): wherein each of R1, R2 and R3, which may be identical or different, is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having from 1 to 10 carbon atoms, or an aryl group having from 6 to 20 carbon atoms; and n is 1 or 2. The thermally decomposable binder and the fine inorganic particle-dispersed paste composition, each containing an aliphatic polycarbonate resin of the present invention can be used in general molded articles, optical materials such as films, fibers, optical fibers, and optical disks, thermally decomposable materials such as ceramic binders, and lost foam casting, medicinal materials such as drug capsules, additives for biodegradable resins, main components for biodegradable resins, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY, SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Nakano, Kiyoshi Nishioka, Masahiro Suzuki, Nobutaka Fujimoto
  • Patent number: 10752803
    Abstract: A coating composition can be made by providing an aminoalkoxysilane and, in the substantial absence of water, reacting at least a portion of the aminoalkoxysilane with at least one epoxide-containing compound including an aliphatic group to yield at least one alkoxysilylamine, and then reacting the alkoxysilylamine with at least one isocyanate reagent containing at least two isocyanate groups to yield a monomer having plural alkoxysilane groups and, in many embodiments, at least two branched aliphatic groups having at least six carbon atoms. A coating composition thus formed exhibits high durability and good flexibility. Also disclosed is a method of applying a coating composition to a substrate and allowing the coating composition to cure, and the cured coating resulting from such application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Michael F Rectenwald, Brian Makowski
  • Patent number: 10752815
    Abstract: A hot-melt formulation includes a butene-1-co-hexene-1 copolymer formed from butene-1 and hexene-1 monomers synthesized using a supported Ziegler-Natta catalyst reacted with an organometallic cocatalyst, a styrenic block copolymer with less than 15 percent bound styrene, a high melt viscosity metallocene catalyzed polyolefin, a high melt viscosity polypropylene with a melt viscosity above 18,000 cps, and a low molecular weight polyethylene wax, wherein the melt viscosity of the wax is less than 1,000 centipoise at a temperature of 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: REXTAC LLC
    Inventors: Andres Sustic, Nick Fowler, John Passmore