Patents Examined by Shuangyi Abu-Ali
  • Patent number: 11220457
    Abstract: Mortar with small autogenous shrinkage strain and a method for producing the same are provided. Mortar has binder and fine aggregate, wherein the binder includes cement and fine mineral powder, and the mortar is formed by being mixed with water. The fine aggregate is air granulated ferronickel slag, and weight ratio of water to a combination of the binder and the fine aggregate is 7.0% or more and 9.0% or less. Such mortar can be produced by mixing binder, fine aggregate and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO MITSUI CONSTRUCTION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Taku Matsuda, Ryuichiro Mine
  • Patent number: 11214519
    Abstract: A two-component mortar system, which includes a component A; and a component B, which is in aqueous-phase for initiating a curing process. Component A comprises water, aluminous cement, at least one plasticizer, and at least one blocking agent selected from the group consisting of phosphoric acid, metaphosphoric acid, phosphorous acid, and a phosphoric acid. Component B includes an initiator, at least one retarder, at least one mineral filler, and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Hilti Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Christian Falger, Armin Pfeil
  • Patent number: 11214719
    Abstract: An anti-dust additive composition for industrial mortars, dry coatings, cements and tile adhesives, includes at least a hydrocarbon fluid, a surfactant and 0.01% to 5% wt of water, preferably from 0.01% to 2% wt, more preferably from 0.01% to 1% wt and even more preferably from 0.05% to 0.5% wt of water. A process of preparation of construction material includes the step of adding the anti-dust additive composition to a material powdery binder. The use of the anti-dust additive composition for decreasing the dust emission during the fabrication of construction material with a material powdery binder and/or during the use of the construction material is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Total Marketing Services
    Inventors: Franck Bardin, Thorsten Bauer, Antoine Westelynck, Achim Wiessler
  • Patent number: 11214518
    Abstract: A fastening system for chemically fastening an anchor, the fastening system including a chemical anchor that is a ready-for-use two-component mortar system based on albuminous cement, and an anchor rod comprising an attachment region and an anchoring region. The anchor rod is insertable into a borehole and has a profiled section including a plurality of expansion sections disposed axially in a row which are conically shaped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: HILTI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Armin Pfeil, Jens Bunzen
  • Patent number: 11214526
    Abstract: An inorganic mortar system for a chemical fastening of an anchor in a mineral surface includes calcium sulfate, a component A, and a component B for initiating a curing process. Component A includes water, aluminous cement, at least one plasticizer, and at least one blocking agent selected from phosphoric acid, metaphosphoric acid, phosphorous acid, and a phosphonic acid. Component B includes an initiator, at least one retarder, at least one mineral filler, and water. Component A is also a curable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: HILTI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Armin Pfeil, Vanessa Sirch, Dominik Garbatscheck
  • Patent number: 11208561
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a rare-earth sulfide colorant and a preparation method thereof. The chemical formula of the rare-earth sulfide colorant of the present invention is RE2-2xS3-3x.2y [REPO4], wherein RE is selected from one or more of La, Ce, Pr, Nd and Sm, and the ratio of y to x is 0.001 to 0.65. The present invention also discloses use of a phosphorus-containing compound for increasing the vividness of a rare-earth sulfide colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Baotou Rare Earth Research and Development Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Chengyu Li, Hongjie Zhang, Lei Tian, Jianyi Chi, Ran Pang, Wei Jiang, Ming Wang, Bin Wang, Kaiqiang Dong
  • Patent number: 11203697
    Abstract: Scrub resistant inks and methods and apparatus for fabrication and use thereof are provided. Scrub-resistant ink compositions may include a dye for marking skin; and a solvent dissolving a marking effective amount of the dye, wherein the solvent comprises about 0.1 to about 90 percent of a polar aprotic solvent. Apparatus for marking patients may include an ink reservoir; an ink dispenser having a fluid connection to the ink reservoir to dispense the ink at a desired rate to mark a patient; and a scrub resistant ink disposed in the ink reservoir. Methods for forming scrub-resistant ink compositions may include providing a marking effective amount of a dye suitable for use in marking skin; and mixing the dye with a first solvent comprising 0.1% to 90% of a polar aprotic solvent. Methods of marking patients may include applying an ink as recited above to a body part of the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: VISCOT MEDICAL, LLC
    Inventors: Eric Stroud, Gary J. Pieringer
  • Patent number: 11193241
    Abstract: The invention discloses a method of producing a filler composition to be used in paper or board production, said method comprising providing a suspension comprising calcium hydroxide and performing carbonation of the calcium hydroxide to form precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC). The invention is characterized in that starch and/or carboxy methyl cellulose (CMC) is added to the suspension during said carbonation of calcium hydroxide. The method of the invention enables an increased filler content in paper or paperboard without substantially increasing the dusting tendency or decreasing the strength of the paper or board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignees: Stora Enso Oyj, Omya International AG
    Inventor: Philip Hakansson
  • Patent number: 11168217
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coated bismuth oxy halide-based pigment having a coating comprising an anti-oxidant, said antioxidant is being a phenol based, a phosphite or phosphonate based, or a thioether based stabilizer, and the coating comprising an inner coating and an outer coating, wherein the outer coating comprises the antioxidant, and wherein the inner coating comprises a first layer consisting of one or more salts, or one or more oxides, heteropolyacids, organic acids, sulphites, sulfides, sulfates, phosphates, pyrophosphates, polyphosphates, hydrates, carbonates, or a combination thereof, selected from the group of alkali-earth metals, metals, non-metals, transition metals or lanthanides. Further, the present invention is directed to a composition comprising a paint, a lacquer, an ink, a cosmetic, a resin, a plastisol or a polymer formulation, and such pigment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Ferro Corporation
    Inventors: Greta Verspaille, Jürgen D'haeveloose, Vincent Devreux, Emmanuelle Clabaux
  • Patent number: 11161783
    Abstract: A composition and process for manufacture thereof used in hybrid inventive building materials comprising Syngenite (K2Ca(SO4)2.H2O) and Struvite-K (KMgPO4.6H2O). Starting constituents include magnesium oxide (MgO), monopotassium phosphate (MKP) and stucco (calcium sulfate hemihydrate), mixed in predetermined ratios, cause reactions to proceed through multiple phases, which reactions variously are proceeding simultaneously and in parallel. Variables, e.g., water temperature, pH, mixing times and rates, have been found to affect resultant reaction products. Preferred ratios of chemical constituents and manufacturing parameters, including predetermined weight percent and specified ratios of Struvite-K and Syngenite are provided for building products used for specified purposes. Reactions are optimized in stoichiometry and additives to reduce the combined heat of formation to non-destructive levels. Various additives help control and guide reactions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: CertainTeed Gypsum, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert J. Hauber, Gerald D. Boydston, Nathan Frailey, Severine Lamberet, Gaurav V. Pattarkine, Isaac K. Cherian, Sergio Centurione, Anirban Ghosh
  • Patent number: 11155715
    Abstract: A structurally colored pigment is described that contains a plurality of photonic crystal particles dispersed in a medium, where each photonic crystal particles contains a plurality of spectrally selective absorbing components dispersed within the photonic crystal particle. In certain embodiments, each photonic crystal particle has a predetermined minimum number of repeat units of the photonic crystal structure. The structurally colored material provides improved reflectance, long-term stability, and control of the desired optical effects. The fabrication techniques described herein also provide high throughput and high yield allowing use in wide ranging applications from cosmetics, paints, signs, sensors, to packaging material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: President and Fellows of Harvard College
    Inventors: Joanna Aizenberg, Nicolas Vogel, Ian Burgess, Mathias Kolle, Tanya Shirman, Stefanie Utech, Katherine Phillips, David A. Weitz, Natalie Koay
  • Patent number: 11148975
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition and method for controlling air voids in aqueous systems such as paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives, mastics, cements, mortar, masonry, or concrete, which comprises the reaction product of an oxidizing agent and a compound comprising at least one polyalkoxylated polyalkylene polyamine, at least one polyalkyoxylated polyethyleneimine, or a mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Inventors: Lawrence L. Kuo, Ying Chen
  • Patent number: 11130709
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition and method for controlling air voids in aqueous systems such as paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives, mastics, cements, mortar, masonry, or concrete, which comprises the reaction product of an oxidizing agent and a compound comprising at least one polyalkoxylated polyalkylene polyamine, at least one polyalkyoxylated polyethyleneimine, or a mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: GCP Applied Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Lawrence L. Kuo, Ying Chen
  • Patent number: 11124453
    Abstract: This invention discloses an artificial stone with glass as main material, which is characterized by that, its raw materials calculated by mass percent include: resin 8-16%, quartz sand aggregate 0-45%, glass particle aggregate 14-60%, quartz powder 0-32%, glass powder 0-32%, ultrafine quartz powder 0-5% and pigment 0-2%; its main materials also include curing agent and coupling agent, the mass ratio of the curing agent and the resin used is 0.5-2:100, and the mass ratio of the coupling agent and the resin used is 0.5-2:100; in the formula of artificial stone, the total mass of glass particle aggregate and glass powder is greater than the total mass of quartz sand aggregate, quartz powder and ultrafine quartz powder. The artificial stone in this invention takes glass particle and powder materials as main fillers, a new formula system is formed, and a new artificial stone is obtained, with a better permeability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Inventor: Yong Li
  • Patent number: 11124454
    Abstract: An artificial stone with non-natural mineral as main material, its raw materials calculated by mass percent include: resin 8-16%, quartz sand aggregate 0-45%, glass particle aggregate 14-60%, quartz powder 0-32%, glass powder 0-32%, tile powder 5-32%, ultrafine quartz powder 0-5% and pigment 0-2%; its main materials also include curing agent and coupling agent; in the formula of artificial stone, the total mass of glass particle aggregate and glass powder is greater than the total mass of quartz sand aggregate, quartz powder and ultrafine quartz powder. Glass particle aggregate and glass powder are made of recycled waste glass, and tile powder is made of recycled waste vitreous polished tiles. The artificial stone in this invention takes non-natural minerals as main fillers, a new formula system is formed, which adopts wastes as main padding, provides more recycling applications of wastes and has more environmental protection meanings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Inventor: Yong Li
  • Patent number: 11091647
    Abstract: A filler for resinous composition is contained and used in resinous composition constituting electronic packaging material for electronic device, and includes: a filler ingredient including a crystalline siliceous material with a crystal structure made of at least one member selected from the group consisting of type FAU, type FER, type LTA, type MFI and type CHA, and/or type MWW, wherein: the filler ingredient is free of any activity when evaluated by an “NH3-TPD” method; and includes the crystalline siliceous material in an amount falling in a range allowing the filler ingredient to exhibit a negative thermal expansion coefficient. The filler ingredient may further be free of a surface in which silver, copper, zinc, mercury, tin, lead, bismuth, cadmium, chromium, cobalt and nickel are exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: ADMATECHS., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinta Hagimoto, Nobutaka Tomita, Masaru Kuraki
  • Patent number: 11034862
    Abstract: The inventive method comprises chemically-mechanically polishing a substrate with an inventive polishing composition comprising a liquid carrier and abrasive particles that have been treated with a compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: CMC Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Grumbine, Shoutian Li, William Ward, Pankaj Singh, Jeffrey Dysard
  • Patent number: 11034841
    Abstract: The present application is directed to combination effect pigments comprising an effect pigment and carbon black, wherein the carbon black is adherently deposited on the effect pigment interposed within the substrate and at least one subsequent layer of the effect pigment. This structure of the combination effect pigment results in advantageous non-staining properties of the pigment and maximizes color effects of the carbon black.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Lizzabeth Ponce, Geoffrey Johnson, Louis R. Cerce, Steven Jones, Curtis Zimmermann
  • Patent number: 11008498
    Abstract: A method for reducing gas seepage into a cement slurry. The method includes adding a formulation to the cement slurry, the formulation comprising at least one component responsive to a predetermined concentration of hydrocarbon gas in the cement slurry, where upon the cement slurry reaching the predetermined concentration of hydrocarbon gas, the hydrocarbon gas undergoes at least a partial oxidation caused by the formulation to quicken the setting time of the cement slurry via release of heat by an exothermic reaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
    Inventors: Herschel Foster, Mahmoud Alqurashi, Shrikant Tiwari
  • Patent number: 10995239
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polishing fluid for improving surfaces formed by fused deposition molding with ABS, consisting of 30%-40% by weight of polymethyl methacrylate and 60%-70% by weight of a mixture. This application further discloses a method of preparing the polishing fluid by mixing under heating. The polishing fluid provided herein can quickly form a film on surfaces of the workpiece to be processed and fill depressions of the surfaces of the workpiece while dissolving the protrusions on the surfaces to render the surfaces smooth and even.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: SHAANXI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Feng Xu, Yan Liu, Jipeng Zheng, Lei Fu, Benjun Yu