Patents Examined by Sheeba Ahmed
  • Patent number: 11124652
    Abstract: An object comprising: a blend of (i) a phenol-containing polymer and (ii) a nitrile butadiene rubber; wherein the phenol-containing polymer is present in an amount of at least 5 wt % and up to about 95 wt % by total weight of components (i) and (ii). The object may further contain an electrically conducting component dispersed within the blend or on a surface of the blend. Also described is a method of thermal-activated reversible mechanical deformation of the object by (i) deforming the object at a first temperature, which is at or above the glass transition temperature of the object, and applying a stress on the object; (ii) fixing the deformed state by cooling the object to a second temperature of no more than 0° C. while under stress, and removing the stress; and (iii) recovering the object to the original shape by raising the temperature of the object to the first temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: UT-Battelle, LLC
    Inventors: Amit K. Naskar, Ngoc Anh Nguyen
  • Patent number: 11117354
    Abstract: To provide a multilayer film that enables easy opening of a packaging material manufactured by deep draw forming. A multilayer film for deep draw forming, including: a vinylidene chloride copolymer resin layer as a middle layer; a crosslinked olefin resin layer as a first surface layer; and an ethylene/vinyl acetate copolymer resin layer as a second surface layer; where the ethylene/vinyl acetate copolymer resin layer is further provided either at least between the vinylidene chloride copolymer resin layer as the middle layer and crosslinked olefin resin layer as the first surface layer, or between the vinylidene chloride copolymer resin layer as the middle layer and ethylene/vinyl acetate copolymer resin layer as the second surface layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: KUREHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ichiro Kitada, Shota Nambu
  • Patent number: 11110639
    Abstract: A metal and X-Ray detectable polyurethane film having metallic particles blended into the polyurethane when in a liquid form and then having the film extruded so as to fully embed the metallic particles, such as iron oxide, across all areas of the film, which can be used in protective clothing, such as reusable aprons and sleeve covers, for example, in food processing applications. In this manner, the film permits easy detection, and thus removal of, damaged film portions that become detached from the protective garment and inadvertently introduced into the food being processed, before the final processing and packaging thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Inventor: Stephen Hurst
  • Patent number: 11084261
    Abstract: The invention concerns a fibrous-based oxygen barrier film, which comprises (i) a microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) film, (ii) an oxygen barrier polymer layer, (iii) an optional tie layer, and (iv) an outermost polyolefin layer. The invention even concerns a laminate, in which said multilayer film is combined with a fibrous paper or board base by means of an intermediate polyethylene layer. The oxygen barrier polymerlayer, which preferably is EVOH, and the polyolefin layer are brought by coextrusion onto the MFC film. The film and the laminate according to the invention aim at an improved oxygen barrier in high humidity conditions and have use in oxygen-sensitive food packaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Stora Enso OYJ
    Inventors: Isto Heiskanen, Esa Saukkonen, Ville Ribu
  • Patent number: 11078592
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a self-lubricating, electrolytically deposited phosphate coating on metal workpieces, comprising stabilized solid lubricants incorporated into the phosphate coating and to a method for the production thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: STAKU ANLAGENBAU GMBH
    Inventor: Jörg Gerhard
  • Patent number: 11078368
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a coating composition for forming a coating that at least partially mobilizes in response to UV light, the composition comprising a monomer selected from acrylates, methacrylates and mixtures thereof, a cross-linking agent comprising two sub-units covalently bonded together, each sub-unit comprising an unsaturated group which is co-polymerisable with the monomer, wherein the two sub-units are adapted to dissociate in response to irradiation by UV light. The cross-linking agent may be present in the coating composition in an amount of less than 15 mol % of the total of the monomer and cross-linking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Monash University
    Inventors: Mustafa Abdallh, Milton Thomas William Hearn, George Simon, Kei Saito
  • Patent number: 11072151
    Abstract: A laminated glazing includes a first glass sheet, a first interlayer sheet made of thermoplastic polymer; optionally a solar-protection sheet or functional metal layer having reflective properties in the infrared region and/or in the solar radiation region; a sheet of pressure-sensitive adhesive, in direct contact with a heat-sensitive functional sheet; a second glass sheet; the first glass sheet being in direct contact with the interlayer sheet; the second glass sheet being in direct contact with the sheet of pressure-sensitive adhesive; the sheet of pressure-sensitive adhesive and the second glass sheet are in direct contact at the external face of the latter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Jia-Mei Soon
  • Patent number: 11072853
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a metal protective layer, sequentially comprising an organic powder coating, a high-gloss organic coating, a ductile periodic variable alloy protective film and a transparent powder coating, wherein the base powder layer is an epoxy resin or pure polyester powder coating; the high-gloss organic coating is an epoxy resin powder coating, a polyester powder coating, or a polybutadiene organic coating; the ductile periodic variable alloy protective film is formed by direct current magnetron sputtering with two targets in a high vacuum environment, and the material of the targets is composed of a Ni—Cr alloy layer and pure Cr; and the transparent powder layer is an acrylic powder coating or a polyester transparent powder coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: CITIC DICASTAL CO., LTD
    Inventors: Zuo Xu, Guoyuan Xiong, Zaide Wang, Huanming Ma, Shengchao Zhang, Shuai Li, Qingwang Wei, Chuanming Li
  • Patent number: 11066734
    Abstract: This invention provides a thermal spray slurry capable of forming a favorable thermal spray coating. The thermal spray slurry comprises a dispersion medium and thermal spray particles formed of at least one material selected from the group consisting of a ceramic, a cermet and a metal. 800 mL of the thermal spray slurry contains A kg of the thermal spray particles; when 800 mL of the thermal spray slurry in which the thermal spray particles are dispersed is supplied at a flow rate of 35 mL/min to a horizontally-placed tube and collected, the collected slurry contains B kg of the thermal spray particles; and the slurry has a supply efficiency index If of 70% or higher, determined by the next equation If (%)=B/A×100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIMI INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ibe, Fumi Shinoda, Kazuyuki Tsuzuki
  • Patent number: 11064749
    Abstract: The present application relates to an elastomeric article, such as a glove, comprising: (i) an elastomeric film comprising one or more film layers, and including an external surface and an internal surface, (ii) an antimicrobial agent that is effective against both beneficial and harmful microorganisms on the external surface of the elastomeric film, and (iii) a skin-protective agent selected from a probiotic, a prebiotic, or a combination thereof on the internal surface of the elastomeric film; wherein the inner surface of the film is free of an antimicrobially-effective amount of an antimicrobial agent that is effective against both beneficial and harmful microorganisms. The elastomeric articles may further comprise a barrier film layer that provides separation between the antimicrobial agent and the skin-protective agent. Also described are methods for the manufacture of such articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SKINPROTECT CORPORATION SDN BHD
    Inventors: Khon Pu Foo, Chin Keong Lim, Cian Ying Tung
  • Patent number: 11065850
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a laminate excellent in interlayer adhesion properties. The present invention relates to a laminate comprising: a fiber layer formed of cellulose fibers having a fiber width of 1000 nm or less; a resin layer; and an adhesive layer provided between the fiber layer and the resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: OJI HOLDINGS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirokazu Sunagawa, Hayato Fushimi, Go Banzashi
  • Patent number: 11060019
    Abstract: A composition comprising: a plurality of quantum dots; a plurality of luminous carbon nanoparticles; a carboxylic acid group-containing binder; a polymerizable monomer including a carbon-carbon double bond; and an initiator, wherein the plurality of quantum dots comprises a Group II-VI compound, a Group III-V compound, a Group IV-VI compound, or a combination thereof, the plurality of luminous carbon nanoparticles have a size of less than or equal to about 10 nanometers, and exhibit both a D band and a G band in a Raman spectrum thereof, and at least a portion of the plurality of luminous carbon nanoparticles absorb light having a wavelength of greater than or equal to about 400 nanometers and a maximum luminous peak wavelength thereof is greater than or equal to about 480 nanometers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yongwook Kim, Eun Joo Jang, Tae Gon Kim, Shang Hyeun Park, Hyo Sook Jang, Young-soo Jeong
  • Patent number: 11052986
    Abstract: An aeronautical glazing unit includes at least one sheet of modified acrylic, wherein the sheet is combined with at least one other sheet of modified acrylic, and/or at least one sheet of cast poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), and/or at least one sheet of another transparent polymer such as polycarbonate (PC), and/or at least one sheet of glass in particular that is chemically strengthened, as a laminated and/or multiple glazing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventor: Michel Rouby
  • Patent number: 11053690
    Abstract: The present invention provides a covering panel, such as a floor panel, wall panel or ceiling panel, comprising at least one substrate and optionally a top layer, whereby said substrate comprises a synthetic material and at least one filler material. The at least one filler is present in an amount of at least 20.0 wt. % based on the weight of the substrate, and said filler material comprises at least 50 wt. % talc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Beaulieu International Group NV
    Inventors: Frans Van Giel, Pol Lombaert, Matthias Wyseur, Leo Marie Richard Bevernage
  • Patent number: 11046063
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a building panel with a decorative surface layer, a core and a balancing and/or protective layer, wherein the method includes applying a first layer of a first powder based mix, including wood fibres and a thermosetting binder, on a core; applying a liquid substance on the first powder based mix; drying the first powder based mix; turning the core with the dried first powder based mix such that the first powder based mix points downwards; applying a second layer on the upper part of the core; and curing the first and second layers by providing heat and pressure, wherein the first layer forms the balancing and/or protective layer and the second layer forms the decorative surface layer in the building panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: VALINGE INNOVATION AB
    Inventors: Hans Persson, Niclas Hakansson, Jan Jacobsson
  • Patent number: 11041103
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a silicone free gel that is useful in transferring heat from heat generating electronic devices, such as computer chips, to heat dissipating structures, such as heat spreaders and heat sinks. The thermal interface material includes a polyether polyol, a cross-linker, a coupling agent, an antioxidant, a catalyst, and at least one thermally conductive filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Liqiang Zhang, Huifeng Duan, Rongwei Pan, Qi Zhang, Ya Qun Liu, Haigang Kang
  • Patent number: 11034865
    Abstract: Provided is a barrier adhesive composition comprises polyisobutylene resin, organically modified nanoclay (e.g. montmorillonite or bentonite) and sorbent nanoparticles (e.g. CaO which acts as a desiccant and/or getter). In a preferred embodiment, the barrier adhesive composition is disposed on a gas-barrier film to form an adhesive barrier film. The adhesive barrier film can then be used for protection from oxygen and moisture in OLED displays and solid state lightings, solar cells, electrophoretic and electrochromic displays thin film batteries, quantum dot devices, sensors (e.g. touch sensor) and other organic electronic devices. The adhesive barrier film is especially well-suited for applications that require oxygen and moisture protection as well flexibility and good optical transmittance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Jacob P. Johnson, Adam J. Meuler, Serena L. Schleusner
  • Patent number: 11027532
    Abstract: The present application relates to a laminate, a method for preparing same and a use of the laminate. The present application can provide a method for forming a film, which comprises a self-assembled block copolymer, to have excellent uniformity in thickness even when the film is formed over a large area, a laminate comprising a polymer film formed by means of the method, and a use of same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Inventors: Eun Young Choi, Se Jin Ku, Sung Soo Yoon, No Jin Park, Jung Keun Kim, Je Gwon Lee, Mi Sook Lee
  • Patent number: 11028275
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for treating a metal alloy part, characterized in that it comprises the following steps: —producing a stock formulation by mixing, in equal molar parts of silicon, an alcoholic solution of hydrolysed epoxysilane and an alcoholic solution of hydrolysed aminosilane, —mixing the stock formulation with a suspension comprising conductive nanowires in an amount by weight of between 0.1% and 10% relative to the total weight of the stock formulation in order to obtain a dilute formulation, and —depositing the dilute formulation on the part in order to obtain the coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignees: SAFRAN, RBNANO, SAFRAN LANDING SYSTEMS
    Inventors: Jean-Baptiste Cambon, Julien Esteban, Roland Rodrigue Mafouana, Jean-Philippe Ruetsch
  • Patent number: 11021599
    Abstract: Ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin composition pellet(s), films, and multi-layer structure formed therefrom, as well as methods for preparing such ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin composition pellets are provided herein. The ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin composition typically comprises at least two melting point temperatures, and a boron compound, wherein the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin composition has a boron content of about 25 to about 300 ppm and has an iodine dyed region of about 0.1 mm2 or less after dripping 0.01 mL of iodine solution on the surface of the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin composition, dipping the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin composition into water for 5 seconds, and drying at a temperature of 120° C. for 2 hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD
    Inventors: Chih Chieh Liang, Wen Hsin Lin, Chao Hsiang Hsu