Patents Examined by Tae H. Yoon
  • Patent number: 10808107
    Abstract: A rubber composition for a tire contains: per 100 parts by mass of a diene rubber containing 50 parts by mass or greater of an emulsion-polymerized styrene-butadiene rubber having a bonded styrene content of 30 mass % or less, from 20 to 40 parts by mass of a butadiene rubber, and WN parts by mass of a natural rubber, WT parts by mass of an aromatic modified terpene resin and WS parts by mass of a silica. A ratio (WN/WS) of a compounded amount of the natural rubber (WN) to a compounded amount of the silica (WS) is from 0.4 to 1.0, and a ratio (WS/WT) of the compounded amount of the silica (WS) to a compounded amount of the aromatic modified terpene resin (WT) is from 2.0 to 5.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventor: Ryosuke Takagi
  • Patent number: 10793741
    Abstract: Organic-inorganic composite particles including: inorganic particles; and an organic polymer, wherein the inorganic particles have surfaces on which no modification treatment for introducing a polymerizable reactive group is conducted, the organic polymer comprises a hydrophilic block arranged on the surfaces of the inorganic particles and made of a first polymer, and a hydrophobic block stacked on an outside of the hydrophilic block and made of a second polymer, and the inorganic particles, the first polymer, and the second polymer have surface free energies satisfying a condition expressed by the following formula: ENP>EA>EB [in the formula, ENP represents the surface free energy of the inorganic particles, EA represents the surface free energy of the first polymer, and EB represents the surface free energy of the second polymer].
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: Toshihiko Arita
  • Patent number: 10793690
    Abstract: Provided is a prepreg including: a urethane (meth)acrylate that is a reaction product of a polyisocyanate compound comprising a polymethylene polyphenyl polyisocyanate as an essential component with a hydroxyl group-containing compound comprising, as an essential component, a compound having a hydroxyl group and a (meth)acryloyl group; a polymerization initiator; and carbon fibers. The prepreg is excellent in workability and molding property and can form molded products excellent in various physical properties such as interlayer shear strength and heat resistance. Thus, the prepreg is suitable for use in various molded articles including automotive members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Yuko Takikawa, Tomoaki Shinchi, Iwao Hattori
  • Patent number: 10793670
    Abstract: A method for preparing tyrosine derived polyarylates includes combining a desaminotyrosyl-tyrosine ethyl ester, a desaminotyrosyl-tyrosine benzylester, succinic acid and a catalyst in a flask to produce a first mixture. Methylene chloride is added to the first mixture to produce a first suspension. Diisopropylcarbodiimide (DIPC) is added to the first mixture to produce a first solution. The first solution is added to a non-solvent to produce a precipitate. The precipitate is dissolved in methylene chloride to form a polymer solution. The polymer solution is blended with a slurry to produce polymer shreds. The polymer shreds are blended with a second slurry to produce a tyrosine derived polyarylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: MEDTRONIC, INC.
    Inventors: Satish Pulapura, Fatima Buevich, Xiangji Chen, Suping Lyu
  • Patent number: 10787557
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions of glycidyl ester in C9 to C15 branched acid is with a concentration in compounds, which have a boiling point below 250° C., of less than 8000 ppm. Such a composition are specially useful as stabilizer of thermoplastic extruded polymer; It has been demonstrated that such composition are generating low or’ no unpleasant odour at the outlet of the extruder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: HEXION INC.
    Inventors: Françoise Decocq, Denis Heymans
  • Patent number: 10787562
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a branched elastomeric polymer by polymerization of a conjugated diene in the presence of a specific branching agent and a specific stabilizing compound. The branched elastomeric polymer exhibits improved storage stability, as reflected by a constant, or less variable, polymer viscosity over time and with reduced temperature dependence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: TRINSEO EUROPE GMBH
    Inventors: Michael Rössle, Sven Thiele, Helgard Ebert
  • Patent number: 10787567
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention contains: a polycarbonate resin; a siloxane copolymer comprising a repeat unit represented by chemical formula 1 and a repeat unit represented by chemical formula 2; a metal aromatic sulfonate; a fluorinated olefin-based resin; and an inorganic filler having a difference in refractive index with the polycarbonate resin of approximately 0-0.01. The thermoplastic resin composition has excellent flame retardancy, transparency, stiffness, heat resistance, balance of these physical properties, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Lotte Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Pil Ho Kim, Su Ji Kim, Sun Young Kim, Seung Shik Shin
  • Patent number: 10787566
    Abstract: A non-silicon defoaming agent, includes an acrylate polymer, an organic solvent carrier, hydrophobic particles and defoaming auxiliaries; and the acrylate polymer is prepared from following raw material components: monomer-1, monomer-2, unsaturated terminated polyether, alkene, diluent and initiator. The present invention further includes a preparing method for the non-silicon defoaming agent and the application of the non-silicon defoaming agent to the defoaming and foam inhibiting in systems rich in anionic surfactants. The defoaming agent takes the acrylate polymer as the main active substance and has excellent defoaming and foam inhibiting performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: JIANGSU SIXIN SCIENTIFIC-TECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATION RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhen Zhang, Yang Liu, Tian Cao
  • Patent number: 10781274
    Abstract: Provided herein are photopolymerizable monomers, optionally for use as reactive diluents in a high temperature lithography-based photopolymerization process, a method of producing polymers using said photopolymerizable monomers, the polymers thus produced, and orthodontic appliances comprising the polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Robert Liska, Christian Gorsche, Markus Kury, Yan Chen, Chunhua Li, Srinivas Kaza
  • Patent number: 10781275
    Abstract: Provided herein are photopolymerizable monomers, optionally for use as reactive diluents in a high temperature lithography-based photopolymerization process, a method of producing polymers using said photopolymerizable monomers, the polymers thus produced, and orthodontic appliances comprising the polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Robert Liska, Christian Gorsche, Markus Kury, Yan Chen, Chunhua Li, Srinivas Kaza
  • Patent number: 10782450
    Abstract: The invention is generally related to soft contact lenses which comprise a polyvinylalcohol-based hydrogel lens body and a durable lubricious coating thereon which are covalently attached to the polyvinylalcohol-based hydrogel lens body through 6-membered acetal rings and to a method for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Alcon Inc.
    Inventors: Harald Bothe, Bernhard Seiferling, Heike Arndt, Thomas Wasse, Stephan Wittmar
  • Patent number: 10772987
    Abstract: Provided is a composition for a scaffold having a mineral coating similar to bone. Also provided is a method for mineral coating a scaffold so as to promote mineral coating of the scaffold with a plate-like nanostructure and a carbonate-substituted, calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: TRS Holdings LLC
    Inventors: Leenaporn Jongpaiboonkit, William L. Murphy
  • Patent number: 10767084
    Abstract: The present invention related to CNT filled polymer composite system possessing a high thermal conductivity and high temperature stability so that it is a highly thermally conductive for use in 3D and 4D integration for joining device sub-laminate layers. The CNT/polymer composite also has a CTE close to that of Si, enabling a reduced wafer structural warping during high temperature processing cycling. The composition is tailored to be suitable for coating, curing and patterning by means conventionally known in the art.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: James L. Hedrick, Robert Dennis Miller, Deborah Ann Neumayer, Sampath Purushothaman, Mary E. Rothwell, Willi Volksen, Roy R. Yu
  • Patent number: 10767022
    Abstract: This fiber wound body has a plurality of reinforcing fiber yarns wound around a winding axis, each of the reinforcing fiber yarns having a thickness gradient portion in which the fiber content is uniform along the longitudinal direction of the yarn and the thickness gradually changes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Ryohei Tsuji, Genki Yoshikawa, Shun Kuno, Ryuta Kamiya
  • Patent number: 10767006
    Abstract: A method for hydrogenating tyrosine derived polyarylates includes dissolving a second polyarylate with DMF in a flask to produce a first solution. A catalyst is added to the first solution to produce a polymer solution. The polymer solution is filtered through a Celite bed to produce a filtrate. The filtrate is added to water and stirred to precipitate the polyarylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: MEDTRONIC, INC.
    Inventors: Satish Pulapura, Dan Thanh Le, Xiangji Chen, Suping Lyu, Fatima Buevich
  • Patent number: 10767043
    Abstract: Provided is an aromatic polycarbonate resin composition that is excellent in terms of hue and thermal yellowing-inhibiting effect and is suitable for light guide members incorporated in automobile lighting devices. The aromatic polycarbonate resin composition comprises: 100 parts by mass of an aromatic polycarbonate resin (A); 0.001 to 0.1 parts by mass of a phosphite stabilizer (B-I) as a phosphorus-based stabilizer (B) having a spiro ring skeleton; 0.01 to 0.5 parts by mass of a phosphite stabilizer (B-II) as a phosphorus-based stabilizer (B) represented by general formula (II) below; 0.05 to 2 parts by mass of a polybutylene glycol compound (C); and 0.0005 to 0.2 parts by mass of an epoxy compound (D). In the formula (II), R21 to R25 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, an aryl group having 6 to 20 carbon atoms, or an alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Enigineering-Plastics Corporation
    Inventor: Makoto Egawa
  • Patent number: 10759961
    Abstract: A floor coating agent with excellent adhesion and hardness, and a construction method using the same are proposed. The floor coating agent includes a primer layer applied onto a surface of floor and then cured, and a floor coating layer applied onto the primer layer and then cured, wherein the primer layer is produced from a mixture of a self-emulsified epoxy resin, an acrylic polyol resin, a defoaming agent, 1,3,5-triglycidyl isocyanurate, dodecanedioic acid, anhydrous sodium citrate and water, and the floor coating layer is produced from a floor coating layer composition including an acidic copolymer alkyl ammonium salt, zinc oxide, oxalic acid, ammonium hydroxide and distilled water. Based on this configuration, floor coating agent can improve durability, abrasion resistance, gloss and the like of a floor surface, based on excellent adhesion to the floor surface and superior surface hardness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: ELLIM B.M.S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Young Gu Kim
  • Patent number: 10754069
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ophthalmic lens whose front and rear faces are differentiated with respect to their hydrophobic properties. Said lens comprising a substrate having a hydrophobic front main face, and a rear main face whose external surface has a receding contact angle with water greater than or equal to 80°, the external surface of said front main face having a receding contact angle with water lower than that of the rear main face. The invention presents various means for preparing such lenses, which may notably be obtained after deposition and then removal of temporary layers with different thicknesses on the two faces of the lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Aude Lapprand, Pascale Lacan, Christophe Valenti
  • Patent number: 10752734
    Abstract: A polymeric material process includes increasing a mobility within a polymer to enables specific alignment of polymer chains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Raytheon Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Dmitri Novikov, David Ulrich Furrer, Sergei F. Burlatsky, Hillary Anne Huttenhower, Vadim V. Atrazhev, Vadim I. Sultanov, Dmitry Dmitriev, John D. Riehl, Charles R. Watson
  • Patent number: 10751262
    Abstract: The invention relates to a curable dental composition comprising a cationically hardenable compound (A) comprising at least two aziridine moieties, a starter (B) being suitable to cure the hardenable compound (A), polymeric particles as filler component (C), the polymeric particles having a maximum particle size of 150 ?m or below and the component(s) the polymeric particles are made of being based on fluoropolymers comprising more than 99% monomer repeating units of tetra fluoro ethylene. The invention also relates to the use of such composition for producing a dental impression material or a dental retraction material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Andreas R. Maurer, Hendrik Grupp, Joachim W. Zech, Arne Thaler, Kai H. Lochhaas, Klaus Hintzer, Christoph Schulte