Patents Examined by Ramsey Zacharia
  • Patent number: 10920088
    Abstract: Compositions useful for forming high gloss, transparent, hard, flexible, weather- and dirt-resistant coatings on substrate surfaces are prepared using a) fluoropolymer, such as KYNAR® resins and KYNAR Aquatec® resins from Arkema Inc, b) fluoropolymer-miscible polymer and c) one or more ethylenically unsaturated compounds capable of being cured by free radical means, such as urethane acrylate oligomers and monomer reactive diluents from Sartomer USA, LLC. The compositions are capable of being cured by free radical polymerization induced by, for example, irradiation or heating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Arkema Inc.
    Inventors: Kurt A. Wood, Jeffrey Klang
  • Patent number: 10919806
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device comprising a cable and/or a cable accessory, said cable and/or said cable accessory comprising at least one composite layer obtained from a composite composition based on at least one aluminosilicate geopolymer composition and on at least one low-viscosity organic polymer or oligomer, and also to the process for preparing same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Thierry Auvray, Franck Gyppaz, Anne-Gaëlle Alexandre
  • Patent number: 10919808
    Abstract: Disclosed are product (e.g., panels), slurry, and methods relating to an uncooked starch having a mid-range peak viscosity (i.e., from about 120 Brabender Units to about 900 Brabender Units).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Inventors: Yijun Sang, Brian J. Christ
  • Patent number: 10919615
    Abstract: Adhesion of a metal surfaces (e.g. titanium and titanium alloys) to an epoxy resin is improved by creating a sol-gel layer at the metal/epoxy resin surface, with the sol-gel comprising a mixture of organometallic compounds to react with or bond to both the metal surfaces and an interfacing epoxy resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventor: Gregory A. Goett
  • Patent number: 10920014
    Abstract: A composition including a perfluoropolyether compound, and an organic solvent configured to dissolve or disperse the perfluoropolyether compound, wherein the perfluoropolyether compound includes a first end and a second end facing each other and a perfluoropolyether moiety disposed between the first end and the second end, wherein the first end includes an organic group having 6 or more carbon atoms, and wherein the second end includes a hydrolysable silicon-containing residual group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Inventors: Won Cheol Jung, Byung Ha Park, Sung Hun Hong, Myong Jong Kwon, Ginam Kim, Du Seop Yoon
  • Patent number: 10913247
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a multilayer sheet, comprises: a substrate comprising a cap layer comprising a polymeric material and a core layer, wherein when joined, the cap layer forms a first surface of the substrate and the core layer forms a second surface of the substrate; a first coating layer disposed on the first surface of the substrate, wherein the first coating is a hard coating; and a second coating layer disposed on the second surface of the substrate, wherein the second coating is a flexible coating; wherein the multilayer sheet passes a ball drop test from a distance of greater than or equal to 50 centimeters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Inventors: Wei Feng, Geert Boven
  • Patent number: 10917964
    Abstract: A primer composition and a copper foil substrate using the same are provided. The primer composition includes a mixture of a hydrocarbon resin and a compound having three or more carbon-carbon double bonds, wherein a molar ratio of the hydrocarbon resin to the compound having three or more carbon-carbon double bonds is 1:0.2 to 1:10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Shi-Ing Huang, Jui-Hsiang Tang
  • Patent number: 10906279
    Abstract: There is provided an interlayer film for laminated glass with which the processability at the time of preparation of laminated glass can be enhanced, furthermore, a large broken piece of glass is hardly generated even when laminated glass is broken, and laminated glass can have a high level of safety. The interlayer film for laminated glass according to the present invention includes a plastic layer with a Young's modulus of higher than or equal to 1 GPa and a first resin layer layered on a first surface of the plastic layer, is provided or not provided with a second resin layer layered on a second surface opposite to the first surface of the plastic layer, has the Young's modulus of the plastic layer higher than the Young's modulus of each of the first and second resin layers, and has an adhesive force between the plastic layer and each of the first and second resin layers measured in accordance with JIS K6854-2 of greater than or equal to 1 N/50 mm and less than or equal to 20 N/50 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Inventors: Kouhei Yamaguchi, Masaki Yamamoto, Daisuke Nakajima, Izumi Matsumoto, Masaki Matsudou
  • Patent number: 10901354
    Abstract: Provided is a fixing member in which hot offset of a toner is difficult to be generated. The fixing member has a substrate and a release layer as a surface layer, wherein the release layer includes PFPE and a second fluororesin, the second fluororesin being at least one selected from PFA and FEP, and in a 19F-NMR spectrum of the release layer measured at a temperature of 200° C., a relaxation time T1 of longitudinal relaxation of a peak derived from PFPE is 0.5 seconds or more and 3.5 seconds or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Inventors: Yasuharu Notoya, Yohei Miyauchi, Kimihiro Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 10889741
    Abstract: A fluorocarbon resin composition is applicable to produce high-frequency circuit boards including a polytetrafluoroethylene resin; a fluorine-containing copolymer such as poly fluoroalkoxy and fluorinated ethylene propylene; low molecular-weight PTFE micro-powders and inorganic powders; in particular the temperature of pressing copper foil substrates is lowered from 350° C. to 250° C. via a lowering temperature rate of 1 to 4° C./min to improve the crystallinity of the fluorocarbon resin composition as well as improve the copper foil substrate with a high thermal conductivity and a wide range of dielectric constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventors: Te-Chao Liao, Hao-Sheng Chen, Chih-Kai Chang, Hung-Yi Chang
  • Patent number: 10884352
    Abstract: The electrophotographic member includes an electro-conductive substrate, a urethane resin having a structure of structural formula (1), an anion, and a resin particle, and has a protrusion derived from the resin particle on an outer surface thereof, the resin particle contains one or both of a urethane resin and a polyamide resin, the resin layer further contains carbon black, and the carbon black extracted from the resin layer has a BET specific surface area of 33 m2/g or more and 133 m2/g or less, and DBP absorption amount at a 70% torque value in DBP absorption measurement of 42 ml/100 g or more and 90 ml/100 g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventors: Masaki Yamada, Hiroaki Komatsu, Hideya Arimura
  • Patent number: 10869390
    Abstract: A resin composition comprising a thermosetting resin, a functional group-modified copolymer, and an inorganic filler, wherein the functional group-modified copolymer has two or more alkyl (meth)acrylate units, or one or two or more alkyl (meth)acrylate units and an acrylonitrile unit, and at least a part of alkyl ester groups of the alkyl (meth)acrylate units and/or a cyano group of the acrylonitrile unit are/is modified with at least one selected from the group consisting of an epoxy group, a carboxyl group, and an amide group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Inventors: Nobuyoshi Ohnishi, Yoichi Takano, Tomo Chiba, Meguru Ito, Eisuke Shiga
  • Patent number: 10851466
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for grafting an organic film onto an electically conductive or semiconductive surface by electro-reduction of a solution, wherein the solution comprises one diazonium salt and one monomer bearing at least one chain polymerizable functional group. During the electrolyzing process, at least one protocole consisting of an electrical polarization of the surface by applying a variable potential over at least a range of values which are more cathodic that the reduction or peak potential of all diazonium salts in said solution is applied. The invention also relates to an electrically conducting or semiconducting surface obtained by implementing this method. The invention further relates to electrolytic compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: ALCHIMEDICS
    Inventor: Christophe Bureau
  • Patent number: 10824286
    Abstract: A film touch sensor includes a separation layer, a first protection layer on the separation layer, and an electrode pattern layer on the first protection layer. An alkoxy group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms from the separation layer, and at least one substituent group of a hydroxyl group, a carboxyl group or an amide group from the first protection layer are reacted with each other to form a chemical bond between the separation layer and the first protection layer. Thus, electrode damages and cracks are prevented during a detaching process from a carrier substrate to improve flexibility and durability of the film touch sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Inventors: Sang Kook Kim, Seung June Park, Seong Hwan Park, Sung Hoon Cho
  • Patent number: 10822271
    Abstract: An article that includes: a glass, glass-ceramic or ceramic substrate comprising a primary surface; at least one of an optical film and a scratch-resistant film disposed over the primary surface; and an easy-to-clean (ETC) coating comprising a fluorinated material that is disposed over an outer surface of the at least one of an optical film and a scratch-resistant film. The at least one of an optical film and a scratch-resistant film comprises an average hardness of 12 GPa or more. Further, the outer surface of the at least one of an optical film and a scratch-resistant film comprises a surface roughness (Rq) of less than 1.0 nm. Further, the at least one of an optical film and a scratch-resistant film comprises a total thickness of about 500 nm or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Kaveh Adib, Robert Alan Bellman, Yuhui Jin, Benedict Yorke Johnson, Timothy Edward Myers, Eric Louis Null, Jung-keun Oh, Charles Andrew Paulson, James Joseph Price, Florence Christine Monique Verrier, Jin-ah Yoo
  • Patent number: 10827610
    Abstract: This invention is directed to substrates and articles utilizing these substrates that provide improved performance of printable electronics on polymer substrates. In particular, the improved substrates relate to polymer films and electrical conductors printed on them. Application of a thin polymeric coating to the polymer film provides the improved performance of the printed conductors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Wolfe, H David Rosenfeld, Robin Kobren
  • Patent number: 10795515
    Abstract: A transfer film including a temporary support and a photosensitive transparent resin layer located on the temporary support, in which the photosensitive transparent resin layer includes (A) a binder polymer, (B) a photopolymerizable compound having an ethylenic unsaturated group, (C) a photopolymerization initiator, and (D) a rosin compound can be used to form electrode protective films for electrostatic capacitance-type input devices which have a low moisture permeability and are excellent in terms of heat and moisture resistance after the supply of saline water; an electrode protective film for an electrostatic capacitance-type input device; a laminate; a method for manufacturing the laminate; and an electrostatic capacitance-type input device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Aridomi, Shinichi Kanna
  • Patent number: 10774233
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous fluoropolymer hybrid composition having superior weathering resistance while maintaining excellent mechanical properties in coatings, paints, caulks and adhesives. The composition is comprised of: a) a vinylidene fluoride polymer, such as KYNAR® polymers from Arkema, b) a first vinyl polymer immiscible with the vinylidene fluoride polymer and having a Tg of less than 0° C., and c) a second vinyl polymer of a different composition, also having a Tg of less than 0° C., and containing groups capable of crosslinking. The invention also relates to waterborne coatings or paints containing the aqueous fluoropolymer hybrid composition, and an article, object, or structure coated with the fluoropolymer hybrid composition on at least one surface, either in a factory or in the field, to confer protection and decorative properties. Free films made from the waterborne compositions of the invention have a dynamic mechanical analysis loss tangent, tan (?), of greater than 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: ARKEMA INC.
    Inventors: Roice A. Wille, Kurt A. Wood
  • Patent number: 10759917
    Abstract: An electroconductive film including a substrate film, and an organic electroconductive layer disposed on the substrate film, wherein the substrate film is formed of a resin containing an alicyclic structure-containing polymer having crystallizability, a thickness of the substrate film is 5 ?m or more and 50 ?m or less, and a crystallization degree of the alicyclic structure-containing polymer having crystallizability is 30% or more. The alicyclic structure-containing polymer having crystallizability is preferably a hydrogenated product of a ring-opening polymer of dicyclopentadiene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Inventor: Toshihide Murakami
  • Patent number: 10717880
    Abstract: Anti-corrosion coating for metallic substrates obtainable by reacting an organic polyisocyanate with a compound containing isocyanate-reactive hydrogen atoms at an isocyanate index of between 1000 and 5000% in the presence of a trimerisation catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Inventors: Geert Lodewijk Dries, Thorsten Gurke