Patents Examined by Sonya Mazumdar
  • Patent number: 10118373
    Abstract: A device for preparation of double fabric for down products comprises a printing means that can print an adhesive in a predetermined printing pattern on fabric; a drying means that can dry or fix the adhesive; a laminating means that can stack and laminate the fabrics on which an adhesive is printed; and a bonding means that can bond the fabrics with a cured adhesive by pressing with a predetermined pressing means and high-frequency heating to cure the adhesive; wherein said printing pattern and the pressing pattern are the same in pattern (shape), can be overlapped on the basis of the center line and have a difference in size (width) of 20% or less. Consequently, double fabric for down products thus manufactured has an excellent adhesiveness and durability and an aesthetically excellent pattern line with good clearness and finishing quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Inventors: Young Chul Park, Soo Han Chae
  • Patent number: 10071542
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the production of multilayer composites and to a production plant (12, 60) for this purpose. The multilayer composites comprise at least one substrate web (64, 66), at least one bonding layer, and at least one polyurethane layer which has capillaries which extend through the entire thickness of the at least one polyurethane layer. First, at least one polyurethane layer is produced in a matrix (15), with passage through at least one coating unit (26, 30) and through a plurality of heating units (24, 28, 32). The matrices (15) thus treated are then introduced (76) into an input point (74) of a transfer section (60) for substrate web (64, 66). A structured side (78) of the matrix (15) is applied onto the substrate web (64, 66) passing continuously through the transfer section (60).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Juergen Herrmann
  • Patent number: 10065402
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a pellicle assembly, the method including attaching a carbon-containing thin film onto a transfer membrane in a wet atmosphere; attaching the carbon-containing thin film to a pellicle frame in a dry atmosphere while the carbon-containing thin film is attached onto the transfer membrane; and separating the transfer membrane from the carbon-containing thin film while the carbon-containing thin film is attached to the pellicle frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., RESEARCH & BUSINESS FOUNDATION SUNGKYUNK WAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Mun Ja Kim, Byung-Gook Kim, Hwan Chul Jeon, Ji-Beom Yoo, Dong-Wook Shin, Taesung Kim, Sooyoung Kim
  • Patent number: 10062588
    Abstract: An apparatus for transferring a semiconductor die from a wafer tape to a product substrate. The apparatus includes a wafer frame configured to hold the wafer tape and a support frame disposed adjacent to the wafer frame. A flexible support substrate is secured in the support frame and is configured to support the product substrate. The apparatus further includes an actuator configured to position the semiconductor die at a transfer position with respect to the product substrate. An energy-emitting device is configured to direct energy through the flexible support substrate to a portion of the product substrate corresponding to the transfer position at which the semiconductor die is positioned to be affixed to the product substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Rohinni, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Huska, Cody Peterson, Clinton Adams, Sean Kupcow
  • Patent number: 10052856
    Abstract: A method of making patterned structured solid surfaces is disclosed that includes filling a structured template with backfill material to produce a structured transfer film, patternwise curing the backfill material to produce cured areas and uncured areas in the structured transfer film, and laminating the structured transfer film to a receptor substrate. The structured template is capable of being removed to form structured and unstructured backfill layers. The structured and unstructured backfill layers may then be blanket cured. The backfill layer can include at least two different materials, one of which can be an adhesion promotion layer. In some embodiments the backfill layer includes a silsesquioxane such as polyvinyl silsesquioxane. The structured transfer film is a stable intermediate that can be covered temporarily with a release liner for storage and handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Michael Benton Free, Martin B. Wolk, Terry O. Collier, Mieczyslaw H. Mazurek, Evan L. Schwartz
  • Patent number: 10035618
    Abstract: A system for applying labels to cable or conduit including at least one label and a label applicator. The label applicator including at least one guide roller, at least one tamping device comprising at least one tamping pad for applying at least one label onto the moving cable or conduit, and a guide shoe assembly. The guide shoe assembly comprises a guide shoe, the guide shoe comprises a rounding member, a plurality of springs for providing flexibility to the rounding member when the moving cable or conduit passes the at least one guide shoe, a support mount for supporting the at least one guide shoe, a plurality of pivots disposed between the rounding member and the rounding member support for adjusting the set of springs, and a fitted member for providing an anchor for the at least one guide shoe to connect with the support mount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Encore Wire Corporation
    Inventors: Mark D. Bennett, William T. Bigbee, Jr., Stephen S. Griffin
  • Patent number: 10022947
    Abstract: There is provided a laminated structure manufacturing method including bonding a graphene film of one layer or a plurality of layers formed on a first substrate to a second substrate with an adhesive resin layer, removing the first substrate, and forming a transparent layer on the graphene film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nozomi Kimura, Keisuke Shimizu, Toshio Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10022939
    Abstract: Described herein is/are cold foil adhesive methods for manufacturing temporary tattoo laminate devices, wherein the tattoos incorporate metallic foil and other decorative components. The methods provide a surprisingly rapid and efficient method for creating tattoo laminate devices which provide crisp, clear multi-color images temporary tattoos for the skin. The methods described herein provide a way to produce, in an offset printing press or flexographic printing press, numerous tattoo laminate devices at very high speeds, with unlimited colors, and crisp, clear images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: TMI Acquisition, Inc.
    Inventors: Chris Huff, Mitchell S. Pisik
  • Patent number: 10017950
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for coating of a floor panel and a floor panel produced by the method. The disclosure relates to a method for producing a laminated product, for example a building panel, preferably a floor panel. The method comprises applying a paper on one side of a wood fiber based core, e.g. an HDF panel, creating a décor on the paper by a digital printing process, applying a resin, preferably a melamine formaldehyde resin, on the paper, heating the décor and the paper with the resin, preferably by using an IR lamp; and applying heat and pressure in order to cure the resin and thereby obtain a laminated product. The disclosure also relates to alternative methods for producing a laminated product, and such a laminated product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: CERALOC INNOVATION AB
    Inventor: Darko Pervan
  • Patent number: 10014125
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an electrode includes printing an electrode ink on a portion of a substrate using a rotary lithographic printer. The electrode ink is allowed to dry on the substrate. A separator material is printed on the portion of the substrate using the rotary lithographic printer. A sealant wall is printed around the portion of the substrate using the rotary lithographic printer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Ioxus, Inc.
    Inventor: Thor E. Eilertsen
  • Patent number: 10000669
    Abstract: The subject matter of the invention is a method for the production of a cladding (1) for elongated material (2), in particular a sheath for cable sets. In this context, two adhesive tapes (3, 4) that are provided at least on one side with an adhesive coating (3) are axially spaced apart from one another by means of a carrier tape (5) are joined to form a laminate (3, 4, 5). For this purpose, both adhesive tapes (3, 4) arc each joined, on the side thereof with the adhesive coating, with the carrier tape (5), in the longitudinal direction, while defining a free region (6) limited by both adhesive tapes (3, 4). According to the invention, the carrier tape (5) is configured free of adhesive coating and is only provided with an own adhesive coating (7) at least in the free region (6) after the laminate (3, 4, 5) has been produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: CERTOPLAST TECHNISCHE KLEBEBAENDER GMBH
    Inventors: Timo Leermann, Peter Rambusch, Kay Ruhnau, Andreas Hohmann
  • Patent number: 9996788
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for producing an electronic device are disclosed. An adhesive material is jetted in a first pattern on a surface of a receiver substrate. A carrier having a metal foil disposed thereon is brought into contact with the first substrate such that a portion of the metal foil contacts the adhesive material. The adhesive material is activated using at least one of mechanical pressure and heat while the portion of the metal foil is in contact with the adhesive material. The first substrate and the second substrate are separated, whereby the portion of the metal foil is transferred to the first substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company
    Inventors: Theodore F. Cyman, Jr., Alan R. Murzynowski, Daniel E. Kanfoush
  • Patent number: 9987822
    Abstract: A method of adhering multiple polyurethane foam layers together sticks a first polyurethane foam layer with a second polyurethane foam layer by using polyurethane system components in polymerization foaming reaction. The method contains steps of: A. delivering the first polyurethane foam layer toward a cladding position; B. cladding or depositing the polyurethane system components on the first polyurethane foam layer at the cladding position so that the polyurethane system components start foaming polymerization on and adhere with the first polyurethane foam layer; C. delivering the polyurethane system components and the first polyurethane foam layer to a press roller so that the polyurethane system components foam to produce the second polyurethane foam layer, and the second polyurethane foam layer adheres with the first polyurethane foam layer; and D. conveying the second polyurethane foam layer and the first polyurethane foam layer away from the press roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Inventor: Tun-Jen Ku
  • Patent number: 9982348
    Abstract: A method of forming a patterned metal unit on an article. The method includes the steps of: providing an article that has an insulating surface; transferring a catalyst layer onto the insulating surface of the article, the catalyst layer including a catalytic material; removing a part of the catalyst layer to form a patterned catalyst layer; and forming a patterned metal layer on the patterned catalyst layer by an electroless plating technique to obtain a patterned metal unit that is constituted by the patterned catalyst layer and the patterned metal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Taiwan Green Point Enterprises Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Pen-Yi Liao, Hui-Ching Chuang, Chih-Hao Chen, Jing-Yi Yang, Wen-Chia Tsai, Yao-Tsung Ho
  • Patent number: 9981452
    Abstract: A photochromic polyurethane laminate that is constructed to solve certain manufacturing difficulties involved in the production of plastic photochromic lenses is disclosed. The photochromic laminate includes at least two layers of a resinous material and a photochromic polyurethane layer that is interspersed between the two resinous layers and which contains photochromic compounds. The polyurethane layer is formed by curing a mixture of a solid thermoplastic polyurethane, at least one isocyanate prepolymer, at least one photochromic compound, and a stabilizing system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Vision Ease, LP
    Inventors: Xuzhi Qin, Hideyo Sugimura, Michael Boulineau
  • Patent number: 9981453
    Abstract: A photochromic polyurethane laminate that is constructed to solve certain manufacturing difficulties involved in the production of plastic photochromic lenses is disclosed. The photochromic laminate includes at least two layers of a resinous material and a photochromic polyurethane layer that is interspersed between the two resinous layers and which contains photochromic compounds. The polyurethane layer is formed by curing a mixture of a solid thermoplastic polyurethane, at least one isocyanate prepolymer, at least one photochromic compound, and a stabilizing system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Vision Ease, LP
    Inventors: Xuzhi Qin, Hideyo Sugimura, Michael Boulineau
  • Patent number: 9981765
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for labeling individual packages including a feed device for transporting a respective package in a transport direction, a printing device for printing a label, which can be removed from a material strip, wherein the printing device has a label dispensing unit for dispensing the printed label in a dispensing direction, and an application device for applying the printed label to the respective package. The application device has a manipulator for moving the printed label from a pick-up position, in which the printed label can be transferred from the label dispensing unit to the manipulator in the dispensing direction, to a dispensing position, in which the manipulator can apply the printed label to the package, via at least one transport position. The invention also pertains to a corresponding method for labelling individual packages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: ESPERA-WERKE GmbH
    Inventor: Bohumil Hyca
  • Patent number: 9969126
    Abstract: An assembly sticking device includes an absorbing device for absorbing a plurality of optical sheets, and a transmission device arranged below the absorbing device for horizontally transporting the curved backlight module to be assembled with the optical sheets. When the transmission device horizontally transmits one of the curved backlight modules to be right below the absorbing device, the absorbing device configures one optical sheet to face toward the curved backlight module, the absorbing device moves close to the transmission device, and releases the optical sheets such that the released optical sheets is assembled with the curved backlight module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Chao Liang
  • Patent number: 9962299
    Abstract: A method for producing a multi-layered absorbent articles is disclosed. At least two of the layers include a colored region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: David Christopher Oetjen
  • Patent number: 9962914
    Abstract: A method of transferring a graphene sheet comprising one or more layers of graphene formed on a metal film, such as a copper film, coating a surface of a metal or alloy substrate onto a target substrate. The method includes fixedly contacting the graphene sheet with a contacting surface of the target substrate by applying substantially uniform pressure and heat on a layered assembly. The layered assembly comprises the metal or alloy substrate, the graphene sheet, and the target substrate. At least one layer of graphene of the graphene sheet formed on the copper film coating the surface of the metal or alloy substrate is transferred onto the contacting surface of the target substrate by the substantially uniform pressure and heat, and the at least one layer of graphene forms a graphene film on the contacting surface of the target substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: King Abdulaziz University
    Inventors: Farag Saeed Marshoud Al-Hazmi, Ahmed Abdullah Salem Al-Ghamdi, Waleed Elsayed Mahmoud Elsayed