Patents Examined by Satya B. Sastri
  • Patent number: 11059958
    Abstract: Disclosed is a rubber composition for protecting a sidewall of a tire from ozone and a tire manufactured using the same. More specifically, disclosed is a tire including a rubber sheet for preventing aging between a sidewall and a carcass, wherein the rubber sheet for preventing aging includes a rubber composition including 100 parts by weight of a base rubber, 20 to 60 parts by weight of carbon black, and 2 to 5 parts by weight of an amine-based anti-aging agent. The tire produced from the rubber composition has an effect of exhibiting significantly improved ozone resistance without changing a degree of blackness in terms of appearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: HANKOOK TIRE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Han Ki Park
  • Patent number: 11059995
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a film forming composition curable at low temperature and a film forming method using the same. [Means for Solution] A film forming composition comprising a polysilazane, an organic solvent and aspecific additive, and a film forming method comprising applying it on a substrate and curing. The specific additive is selected from the group consisting of (A) guanidines substituted by a hydrocarbylgroup, (B) crown ether amines containing oxygen and nitrogen as a member thereof, (C) cycloalkanes having an amino-substituted polycyclic structure, (D) oximes substituted by a hydrocarbyl group, and (E) imidazolines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Go Noya, Masahiko Kubo, Noboru Satake, Yoshio Nojima, Yuki Ozaki, Toshiya Okamura
  • Patent number: 11053343
    Abstract: Provided is a thermoplastic resin composition which has improved ultraviolet absorbing capability, mechanical characteristics, hydrolysis resistance, transparency, and blooming resistance and is used for protecting an article used outdoors from ultraviolet light. A problem is solved by a thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition which is a reaction product of an isocyanate component (A1) containing an aliphatic polyisocyanate, a chain extender (A2), and a polyol component (A3) containing a polycarbonate diol having a side-chain alkyl group and contains an ultraviolet absorber (B1) having a benzotriazole skeleton, an ultraviolet absorber (B2) having a maximum absorption wavelength in a range from greater than or equal to 250 nm to less than or equal to 290 nm and having a triazine skeleton, a hindered amine light stabilizer (C), and an antioxidant (D).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: TOSOH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Koide, Hiroei Yokota
  • Patent number: 11041067
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers suitable to be used as lacquer to realize a thin coating both for flexible or rigid substrates, characterized by excellent oxygen and carbon dioxide barrier performances especially under high humidity conditions. The dispersion comprises a first ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer in the form of capsules with an ethylene content comprised between 24 and 38 mol % and a second ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer with an ethylene content lower than 15 mol %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: SAES GETTERS S.P.A.
    Inventors: Paolo Vacca, Sergio Santoro, Marco Mudu
  • Patent number: 11034785
    Abstract: Provided is a surface treatment agent which does not use fluorine-containing monomers, particularly fluoroalkyl group-containing monomers. Additionally, provided is a copolymer which includes a first polymer formed from first monomers, and a second polymer formed from second monomers. The copolymer does not include fluorine. The second polymer is polymerized in the presence of the first polymer. The first monomers include a long-chain acrylate ester monomer (a) represented by the formula CH2=CA11-C(?O)—O-A12 (in the formula, A11 represents hydrogen, a monovalent organic group, or a halogen, and A12 represents a C18-30 straight-chain or branched hydrocarbon group). The first monomers and the second monomers both include a halogenated olefin monomer (b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignees: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD., NISSIN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Rumi Kawabe, Masaki Fukumori, Ryosuke Hara, Masahiro Miyahara, Shinichi Minami, Ikuo Yamamoto, Yasuhiro Mitta, Akifumi Mitake
  • Patent number: 11034853
    Abstract: The invention is directed to methods of modifying metal oxide or hydroxylated polymer surfaces using compositions of water soluble polymers that adsorb onto such surfaces and that contain functional groups which directly modify such surfaces without further processing. In some embodiments, compositions used in such methods include water-soluble oxide-adsorbing polymers having water solubility in an indicated temperature range, an indicated concentration in the aqueous solution, and a molecular weight range, wherein each of the water-soluble oxide-adsorbing polymers comprises a linear copolymer comprising a first monomer having at least one hydrophilic moiety and a second monomer having at least one lipophilic moiety and wherein a first monomer: second monomer molecular ratio is at least 3:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Quantapore, Inc.
    Inventor: Steven Menchen
  • Patent number: 11028195
    Abstract: Vulcanizates with desirable properties can be obtained from compounds incorporating polymers that include hydroxyl group-containing aryl functionalities. The functionalities can be incorporated by using any or all of appropriate initiators, monomers and terminating compounds. Such polymers exhibit excellent interactivity with both conventional and non-conventional fillers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Xiao-Dong Pan, Zengquan Qin, Yuan-Yong Yan, Dennis R. Brumbaugh, Jason T. Poulton
  • Patent number: 10995215
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to novel fluoromonomer and fluorooligomer compounds, a photopolymerizable composition including these compounds, methods for producing these compounds, and a hydrophobic film using the photopolymerizable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: EWHA UNIVERSITY—INDUSTRY COLLABORATION FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Myung Hwa Kim, Won-Suk Kim, Hye Su Jang, Yejung Lee, Ye-Seul Yun, Yong-Ju Kwon, Saeah Kim
  • Patent number: 10981437
    Abstract: A weather strip includes an ethylene-?-olefin-nonconjugated diene copolymer rubber composition having a volume resistivity of no less than 1.0E+6 ?·cm and having a specific gravity of less than 1.30, the rubber composition including: carbon black in an amount of 40 parts by mass to 140 parts by mass; and at least one polymer having a specific gravity of no more than 1.8 and an ethylene content of no more than 70 wt % and at least one polymer having a specific gravity of no more than 1.8 and an ethylene content of no less than 70 wt % in a collective amount of 5 parts by mass to 50 parts by mass, per 100 parts by mass of an EPDM polymer. At least a mount base of the weather strip, which is to be mounted to a car body, is formed of the rubber composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsue Tanaka, Hidekazu Kurimoto
  • Patent number: 10975254
    Abstract: A method for forming a superhydrophobic, superoleophobic or superamphiphobic layer and imparting said properties on a surface, wherein dispersed silicone nanoparticles are formed by polymerization of at least one compound of formula I RaSi(R1)n(X1)3-n??(I) in an aprotic solvent comprising 5 to 500 ppm water and wherein Ra is a straight-chain or branched C(1-24) alkyl or alkenyl group, an aromatic group which is linked by a single covalent bond or linked by a straight-chain or branched alkylene unit having 1 to 8 carbon atoms, to the Si-atom, R1 a straight chain or a branched hydrocarbon radical having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, X1 is a hydrolysable group, which is one or more of a halogen or an alkoxy group, and n is 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Silana GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Seeger, Sandro Olveira, Zonglin Chu
  • Patent number: 10968337
    Abstract: The present invention describes polymer compositions that have enhanced properties as oxygen barriers, as well as manufacturing methods for such oxygen-scavenging polymers and devices composed of such oxygen-scavenging polymers. These oxygen-scavenging polymers offer several benefits over existing materials, including a reduced ability for oxygen and carbon dioxide to permeate the polymer, reduced foaming of beverages stored in containers composed of the polymers, improved moisture absorption, and increased anti-bacterial/anti-fungal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Anheuser—Busch Tnbev S.A.
    Inventors: Daniel Peirsman, Vanessa Valles
  • Patent number: 10954322
    Abstract: A prepolymer, which is prepared by subjecting an unsaturated bond-containing compound and a bis(vinylphenyl) compound monomer or a polymer thereof to a prepolymerization reaction, is provided. The bis(vinylphenyl) compound contains between 80% and 99% of para-para vinyl groups and has a monomer content of between 80% and 100%. Moreover, a resin composition comprising the prepolymer and an additive, a method of preparing the prepolymer, and an article made from the resin composition are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Elite Electronic Material (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Rongtao Wang, Yan Zhang, Bingbing Li
  • Patent number: 10920000
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a light diffusing agent which enables the achievement of a resin molded body having excellent light diffusibility, light transmission properties, surface hardness and the like; a resin composition which contains this light diffusing agent; and a molded body. One embodiment of the present invention provides a light diffusing agent which contains a copolymer that contains a (meth)acrylate constituent unit (A) represented by general formula (1) and a polyvalent vinyl constituent unit (B) that is copolymerizable with the constituent unit (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventor: Kazuki Kouno
  • Patent number: 10920038
    Abstract: Crosslink agents dispersible in oil or water for polymer modified asphalt. Sulfur is used in combination with hexamethylenetetramine and other adjuvants to form a powder compound suitable for use as is or dispersed in either oil or water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: DENNIS D. KRIVOHLAVEK AND LUCINDY JUNE KRIVOHLAVEK REVOCABLE FAMILY
    Inventor: Dennis D. Krivohlavek
  • Patent number: 10899858
    Abstract: Provided is a polyethylene material and application thereof. A density distribution of the polyethylene material is in a range of 0.880 g/cm3-0.960 g/cm3. An amount of a fraction at a temperature of 40° C. obtained by conducting temperature rising elution fractionation on the polyethylene material is in a range of 9.0 wt %-40.0 wt %, preferably in a range of 10.0 wt %-25.0 wt %, more preferably in a range of 9.9 wt %-20.0 wt %. A melting temperature of the polyethylene material is 110° C.-135° C., preferably 116° C.-130° C. The polyethylene material provided by the present application has distinctly improved amount of medium/low-molecular-weight fractions and high-degree-branching fractions, as well as relatively high-molecular-weight fractions which are highly branched. The polyethylene material thus has a relative high melting temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignees: CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION, ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jingdai Wang, Wenqing Wu, Yongrong Yang, Guodong Han, Xiaofei Wang, Yuhui Cui, Binbo Jiang, Zhengliang Huang, Jingyuan Sun, Xiaobo Hu, Xiaoqiang Fan, Zuwei Liao, Yao Yang
  • Patent number: 10899720
    Abstract: A polyester resin composition containing 100 parts by mass of a polyester resin and 0.01 to 10 parts by mass of a 2-amino-1,3,5-triazine derivative of Formula [1]: a polyester resin molded body obtained by the composition, and a crystal nucleating agent including the triazine derivative. A polyester resin composition containing a crystal nucleating agent that makes it possible to produce, with high productivity, a polyester resin molded product that promotes polyester resin crystallization and maintains high transparency after crystallization and is applicable for a wide variety of uses can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuma Nagahama, Takeshi Suwa
  • Patent number: 10851193
    Abstract: This invention relates to copolymers AB having moieties derived from vinyl-terminated polysiloxanes A with more than one vinyl group bound to the polysiloxane, and moieties derived from two or more alkyl esters B of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid, wherein at least two different alkyl esters B1 and B2 are used; the alkyl group of the first alkyl ester B1 of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid has from one to five carbon atoms, the alkyl group of the second alkyl ester B2 of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid has from six to thirty carbon atoms, and moieties derived from at least one hydroxyalkyl ester B3 of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid, the ester B3 having at least one hydroxyl group in the alkyl group, and from two to six carbon atoms in the alkyl group, to a process for their preparation, and to a method of use thereof as flow modifiers in coating compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: ALLNEX AUSTRIA GmbH
    Inventors: Armin Temel, Thomas Schonbacher, Markus Schafheutle
  • Patent number: 10844235
    Abstract: Ink includes water, a coloring material, and a copolymer including a first structure unit represented by the following Chemical formula 1 and a second structure unit including an anionic group. In the Chemical formula, R represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, X represents an alkylene group having 2-4 carbon atoms, and Y represents a substituted or non-substituted straight-chain alkylene group having 5 to 7 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuusuke Koizuka, Kazukiyo Nagai, Tomoyuki Shimada, Shigeyuki Harada, Akihiko Matsuyama, Yoshiki Yanagawa, Koichiro Oyama, Takuya Yamazaki, Akiyoshi Sabu
  • Patent number: 10844155
    Abstract: This invention relates to copolymers AB having moieties derived from vinyl-terminated polysiloxanes A with more than one vinyl group bound to the polysiloxane, and moieties derived from two or more alkyl esters B of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid, wherein at least two different alkyl esters B1 and B2 are used; the alkyl group of the first alkyl ester B1 of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid has from one to five carbon atoms, the alkyl group of the second alkyl ester B2 of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid has from six to thirty carbon atoms, and moieties derived from at least one hydroxyalkyl ester B3 of an olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid, the ester B3 having at least one hydroxyl group in the alkyl group, and from two to six carbon atoms in the alkyl group, to a process for their preparation, and to a method of use thereof as flow modifiers in coating compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: ALLNEX AUSTRIA GmbH
    Inventors: Armin Temel, Thomas Schonbacher, Markus Schafheutle
  • Patent number: 10835475
    Abstract: The invention relates to the field of the production of aqueous compositions comprising rheology-modifying agents, in particular the production of aqueous cosmetic or detergent compositions having improved thickening and clarity properties and also good suspending properties. In particular, the invention relates to a rheology-modifying agent which is a copolymer obtained by polymerization of at least one cross-linking monomer with at least one anionic monomer comprising at least one polymerizable ethylenic unsaturation and at least one hydrophobic nonionic monomer comprising at least one polymerizable ethylenic unsaturation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: COATEX
    Inventors: Clementine Champagne, Jean-Marc Suau