Patents Examined by Ronald Grinsted
  • Patent number: 11180658
    Abstract: A pigment composition for a green filter includes a green pigment consisting of a halogenated zinc phthalocyanine, wherein as spectral transmission characteristics of a dispersion containing only the green pigment as a pigment, the transmittance at 400 nm is 1% or less; the transmittance at 450 nm is 25% or less; the transmittance at 600 nm is 30% or less; the transmittance at 650 nm is 0.3% or less; the transmittance at the peak wavelength is 80% or more; the half value width of the peak wavelength is 120 nm or less; the transmittance at 750 nm is 1% or less; and the transmittance at 800 nm is 20% or less. The pigment composition for a green filter has low transmittance in the blue range, low transmittance in the near infrared range, and high transmittance in the green range by only a green pigment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: M. TECHNIQUE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu Enomura, Kaeko Araki, Masahito Niikawa
  • Patent number: 11168199
    Abstract: Provided is a polycarbonate resin composition that can block ultraviolet light as well as light on the visible light side therefrom at wavelengths of 400 to 420 nm, and that is free of the problem of gas generation during molding. The polycarbonate resin composition characteristically comprises, per 100 parts by mass of a polycarbonate resin (A), (i) 0.02 to 1 parts by mass of a sesamol group-containing benzotriazole ultraviolet absorber (B1) having a maximum absorption wavelength of at least 375 nm in the absorption curve determined according to JIS K 7105 using the following formula, or (ii) 0.08 to 1 parts by mass of a sesamol group-containing benzotriazole ultraviolet absorber (B2) having a maximum absorption wavelength of at least 360 nm and less than 375 nm in the absorption curve determined according to JIS K 7105 using the following formula; and 0.01 to 0.5% by mass of a stabilizer (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
    Inventor: Atsushi Motegi
  • Patent number: 11169156
    Abstract: The disclosure provides for provides for water-soluble near-infra red (NIR) emissive compounds, processes of making the compounds thereof, and use of the compounds therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Evan W. Miller, Yi-Lin Huang, Alison S. Walker
  • Patent number: 11168197
    Abstract: A rubber composition that is capable of providing vulcanized rubber excellent in the abrasion resistance without the deterioration of the crack resistance and the low heat generation property is provided. The rubber composition contains: (A) a rubber component; (B) carbon black having a CTAB specific surface area of 110 to 160 m2/g, a half value width ?D50 of a peak including a Stokes equivalent diameter Dst obtained by a centrifugal sedimentation method of 60 nm or less, and ?D50/Dst of 0.95 or less; and (C) silica having a CTAB specific surface area of 200 m2/g or more, has a total amount of a content (b) of the carbon black (B) and a content (c) of the silica (C) of 30 to 80 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component (A), and has (b)/(c) of (60 to 85)/(40 to 15).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Hamatani, Hidenobu Akahane
  • Patent number: 11169308
    Abstract: Disclosed is a color material dispersion liquid for color filter, which has excellent heat resistance and is able to form a high-luminance coating film. The color material dispersion liquid for color filters includes (A) a color material, (B) a dispersant and (C) a solvent. The color material (A) contains (A-1) a color material represented by the following general formula (I) and (A-2) a metal lake color material of a rhodamine-based acid dye: (symbols in the general formula (I) are as described in the Description.).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michihiro Ogura, Tomoki Murata, Fumiyasu Murakami, Masato Okada, Hiroaki Segawa
  • Patent number: 11161936
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are glycidol-based polymers, nanoparticles, and methods related thereto useful for a variety of applications, including, but not limited to, drug delivery. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Eva M. Harth, Benjamin R. Spears
  • Patent number: 11156746
    Abstract: A composition comprising: a blended product of: a matrix polymer; and from 0.05 to 2.5 wt % diffuser polymer particles, wherein the diffuser polymer particles are characterized by an average diameter from 2 to 20 micrometers, a particle size distribution such that at least 90 wt % of the polymer particles fall within ±30% of the volume average particle size, a crosslinking level greater than 4%; and wherein the diffuser polymer particles comprise units derived from at least one alkyl(meth)acrylate monomer, from 5 wt % to 25 wt % units derived from a crosslinking monomer selected from the group consisting of aliphatic crosslinking monomers, aromatic crosslinking monomers and combinations thereof, optionally, units derived from one or more comonomers selected from the group consisting of aryl(meth)acrylate monomers and monovinyl arenes; and wherein from 0.1 to 20 wt % one or more performance additives dispersed within the diffuser polymer particles is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Hailan Guo, Eric Lundquist
  • Patent number: 11149202
    Abstract: Corrosion inhibitors and methods for reducing or inhibiting corrosion of metals in aqueous systems are provided. Corrosion inhibitor compositions may include tetracarboxylic acids, such as butane tetracarboxylic acid. The compositions may include other components, such as zinc, molybdate, silicate, cerium, among others. The compositions may also include polymers or oligomers. The corrosion inhibitor compositions produced synergistic results and unexpectedly low corrosion rates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Santanu Banerjee, Anand Harbindu, Jeffery M. Atkins, Peter E. Reed, Jasbir S. Gill, Bingzhi Chen
  • Patent number: 11142614
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing surface-postcrosslinked water-absorbent polymer particles by coating of water-absorbent polymer particles having a content of residual monomers in the range from 0.03 to 15% by weight with at least one surface-postcrosslinker and thermal surface-postcrosslinking at temperatures in the range from 100 to 180° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Daniel, Norbert Herfert, Stephan Bauer, Katrin Baumann, Birgit Reinhard, Jürgen Freiberg, Christophe Bauduin, Katarzyna Dobrosielska-Oura, Michael A. Mitchell
  • Patent number: 11130854
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer blend composition comprising high density polyethylene, a propylene polymer having rubber dispersed therein, and a propylene/ethylene copolymer. In one embodiment, there is provided a polymer blend composition comprising from 20 to 55 weight percent of the high density polyethylene, from 20 to 55 weight percent of a propylene polymer having from 10-60% crystallinity, and a propylene/ethylene copolymer comprising the remainder of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Johns Manville
    Inventors: Jordan Kortmeyer, Lichih R Peng
  • Patent number: 11130851
    Abstract: A particulate nucleating agent is provided and includes an aromatic phosphate ester metal salt represented by a predetermined formula, where the following is satisfied: a maximum particle diameter of the particulate nucleating agent is denoted by Dmax and a degree of dispersion of the particulate nucleating agent is denoted by Dp, 80 ?m?Dmax?300 ?m and 1.0%?Dp?27.0%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Horikoshi, Yuri Yokota
  • Patent number: 11124668
    Abstract: A process and formula for producing a simulated weathered wood finish calls for a mixture including water, acrylic, (2-butoxy-1-methylethoxy)propan-2-ol and (2-methoxymethylethoxy)propanol. A quantity of sodium bicarbonate is added to the mixture in a ratio of between 1 part to 5 parts of the sodium bicarbonate to 100 parts of the mixture. This creates a solution which is applied to the surface of wood to create an aging effect on the wood.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Inventor: Lafe Parsley
  • Patent number: 11124632
    Abstract: The present invention provides a rubber composition for tires which provides significantly improved abrasion resistance while maintaining fuel economy, and a pneumatic tire including the rubber composition. The present invention relates to a rubber composition for tires including: a silane coupling agent containing an alkoxysilyl group and a sulfur atom, the alkoxysilyl group being linked to the sulfur atom by six or more carbon atoms; and sulfur, the rubber composition including, per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component therein, 1.5 parts by mass or less of the sulfur.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Tsuchida
  • Patent number: 11127864
    Abstract: A method of producing a photovoltaic cell having a cover, comprising the steps of: providing a photovoltaic cell which comprises a crystalline silicon substrate; providing a transparent substrate; forming an antireflective coating on said transparent substrate to provide a coated transparent substrate; and covering the photovoltaic cell with said coated transparent substrate. The antireflective coating is a hybrid organic-inorganic material having an inorganic portion comprising silicon, oxygen and carbon, and further comprising an organic portion with organic groups connected to the inorganic portion. Methods of producing solar panels, coated glass substrates as well as antireflection coatings are disclosed as well as novel compositions of hybrid organic-inorganic materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Optitune Oy
    Inventors: Ari Kärkkäinen, Milja Hannu-Kuure, Admir Hadzic, Jarkko Leivo, Henna Järvitalo, Rauna-Leena Kuvaja
  • Patent number: 11124639
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a vinyl chloride-based polymer showing high viscosity properties in a low shear region and showing viscosity and stress decreasing properties in line with the increase of a shear rate, a method for preparing the same, and a plastisol comprising the same. Since the vinyl chloride-based polymer comprises a saponified emulsifier in a specific ratio, high viscosity properties may be shown in a low shear region, and Bingham fluid flow properties may be shown, by which viscosity and stress decrease in line with the increase of a shear rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Heung Kwon Bae, Kyung Seog Youk, Jung Rae Lee, Hyun Min Lee
  • Patent number: 11124658
    Abstract: Provided is an infrared-reflective coating composition that includes: a scale-like infrared-reflective pigment; and a resin component, wherein the pigment includes a layered body that has dielectric layers and a metal thin film layer layered in an alternate fashion with the dielectric layer on the outermost layer; the dielectric layer is formed from one or more materials such as titanium dioxide; the metal thin film layer is formed from a silver compound; a film thickness of the metal thin film layer is 5 to 15 nm; a film thickness of the dielectric layer is ((N?)/(4r))±20 nm (N=1, 2 or 3) wherein wavelength ? of incident light is 250 to 980 nm, and r is a refractive index of the dielectric layer; and a proportion of the infrared-reflective pigment having a particle diameter of 1 ?m or smaller is 10% by volume or smaller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON PAINT HOLDINGS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Takeshi Fujita, Isamu Onishi, Yoichi Adachi, Go Suzuki, Kazuyuki Kamaya
  • Patent number: 11118029
    Abstract: Disclosed is modified silica filler material wherein the silica filler material has been surface treated with both an alkyl silane and an alkenyl silane. The modified silica filler material, when included in an elastomeric composition, results in lower compression set and improved mechanical properties including viscosity, tensile strength, modulus and elongation. The filler material can be used at high levels in elastomeric compositions and does not raise the viscosity to unusable levels. The elastomeric composition including the modified filler material finds special use in the formation of gaskets for fuel cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Alfred A. DeCato, Shuhua Jin
  • Patent number: 11118034
    Abstract: According to the tire of the present invention having a tread composed of a rubber composition comprising, based on 100 parts by mass of a rubber component, 1 to 20 parts by mass of an ethylene-propylene-styrene copolymer, wherein the composition ratio thereof is 10 to 60% by mass of ethylene, 10 to 60% by mass of propylene, and 5 to 40% by mass of styrene; and 3 to 100 parts by mass of carbon black, a tire having a tread composed of a rubber composition excellent in chipping resistance can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Kasai, Hirotoshi Otsuki
  • Patent number: 11118077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ultraviolet curable and infrared permeable ink composition for an inkjet, having enhanced high temperature resistance, which exhibits constant infrared transmissivity, surface hardness, and the like by preventing the discoloration and the deformation thereof even if a high temperature-heat treatment is performed during curing, drying, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-Hyun Yoo, Joon-Hyung Kim, Yong-Sung Goo
  • Patent number: 11104783
    Abstract: A process to prepare a polypropylene, and the polypropylene and films therefrom, comprising combining a high melt strength polypropylene comprising at least 50 mol % propylene, and having a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) greater than 6, a branching index (g?vis) of at least 0.95, and a melt strength of at least 20 cN determined using an extensional rheometer at 190° C., and within the range from 20 to 1000 ppm of a long half-life organic peroxide, and isolating the polypropylene, wherein the polypropylene thus formed has a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) within a range of from 7 to 22, a z-average molecular weight of less than 1,600,000 g/mole, a branching index (g?vis) of at least 0.95; and a melt strength less than 20 cN.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: George J. Pehlert, Stefan B. Ohlsson, Edward F. Allen, Jr., Juliet B. Wagner, Edward Y. Bylina