Patents Examined by Tae H. Yoon
  • Patent number: 11186684
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for continuously producing a polyamide powder (PP) comprising at least one semicrystalline polyamide (P). The present invention further relates to the polyamide powder (PP) thus obtainable and to the use of the polyamide powder (PP) as sinter powder (SP), and also to a process for producing a shaped body by exposing a layer of a polyamide powder (PP).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Achim Stammer, Simon Gramlich, Andreas Bauder
  • Patent number: 11180894
    Abstract: An elastic gel includes a solid component and a liquid component. The solid component is a polyurethane polymer matrix. The liquid component is a plasticizer. The liquid component includes one or more vegetable oils or chemical derivatives of vegetable oils or a mixture thereof and is comprised in cells of the polyurethane polymer matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Advanced Polymer Technology Corp.
    Inventors: Stephan Sick, Frank Luccarelli, Wesley Baum, Andreas M. Schulze Ising
  • Patent number: 11180650
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention comprises: a base resin comprising a rubber modified vinyl-based graft copolymer, a large-diameter rubbery polymer having an average particle size of approximately 3,000-8,000 nm, and an aromatic vinyl-based copolymer resin; and zinc oxide having an average particle size of approximately 0.5-3 ?m and a specific surface area BET of approximately 1-10 m2/g. The thermoplastic resin composition has an excellent low gloss property, antibacterial property and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Lotte Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ki Rim Lee, Young Chul Kwon, Dong Hui Chu
  • Patent number: 11168234
    Abstract: The present invention relates 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: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: James L. Hedrick, Robert D. Miller, Deborah A. Neumayer, Sampath Purushothaman, Mary E. Rothwell, Willi Volksen, Roy R. Yu
  • Patent number: 11162000
    Abstract: A compound is provided, having the formula (I), wherein RS is a soft block polymer; wherein each T is independently a urethane or urea linkage; see formulae (A) and (B); wherein each RD is independently —CH3, —CH2CH3, —CH2CH2CH3, or —CH2CH2CH2CH3; wherein each R?D is independently —CH3, —CH2CH3, —CH2CH2CH3, —CH2CH2CH2CH3, or —ORD; and wherein each p is independently 1, 2, or 3. Compositions containing the compound, and methods of making and using the compound are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kenneth J. Wynne, Wei Zhang
  • Patent number: 11155682
    Abstract: The continuous dehydration method for a raw material mixture to be used in the production of PAS includes supply and dehydration of the raw material mixture and extraction of the raw material mixture having a water content reduced by the dehydration, the supply, dehydration and extraction being carried out concurrently in parallel. A dehydration efficiency index determined according to Equation (1) is not less than 0.3. In Equation (1), the dehydration time is a period of time until a moisture content per mole of the sulfur source in the raw material mixture having a reduced water content reaches not greater than 1.7 mol, including moisture consumed by the hydrolysis of the organic polar solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: KUREHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michihisa Miyahara, Kenji Suzuki, Hiroshi Sakabe
  • Patent number: 11149126
    Abstract: A prepreg for the manufacture of a fibre-reinforced composite material having fire retardant properties, the prepreg comprising from 42 to 52 wt % of an epoxide resin matrix system and from 48 to 58 wt % fibrous reinforcement, each wt % being based on the total weight of the prepreg, the fibrous reinforcement being at least partially impregnated by the epoxide resin matrix system; wherein the epoxide resin matrix system includes as components: a. a mixture of (i) at least one epoxide-containing resin and (ii) at least one catalyst for curing the at least one epoxide-containing resin; and b. a plurality of solid fillers for providing fire retardant properties to the fibre-reinforced composite material formed after catalytic curing of the at least one epoxide-containing resin, wherein the weight ratio of component a. to component b. is from 1.4:1 to 1.86:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Gurit (UK) Ltd.
    Inventors: Paul John Spencer, Glynn John Edwards, Amy Alexandra Ferris
  • Patent number: 11141959
    Abstract: An optical web comprising includes a substrate with an anterior coating applied to the anterior side of the substrate and a posterior coating applied to the posterior side of the substrate. The refractive index of the anterior coating and the posterior coating is less than that of the substrate. A second coating layer may be applied to the anterior coating layer and/or the posterior coating layer, where the second coating layer has a refractive index less than that of the coating layer it is applied to. Additional coating layers may be applied to produce a stack of layers that decrease monotonically in refractive indexes moving outward from the substrate. The optical webs may be laminated together to form tear-off laminated lens stacks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Racing Optics, Inc.
    Inventors: Bart E. Wilson, Stephen S. Wilson
  • Patent number: 11135617
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to an omniphobically coated fluid channel including a channel defining an interior channel surface and a flow volume, and a thermoset omniphobic composition as a coating on the interior channel surface. The thermoset omniphobic composition (such as an omniphobic polyurethane or epoxy composition) includes a thermoset polymer with first, second, and third backbone segments. The first, second, and third backbone segments can correspond to urethane or urea reaction products of polyisocyanate(s), amine-functional omniphobic polymer(s), and polyol(s), respectively, for omniphobic polyurethanes. Similarly, the first, second, and third backbone segments can correspond to urea or beta-hydroxy amine reaction products of polyamine(s), isocyanate-functional omniphobic polymer(s), and polyepoxide(s), respectively, for omniphobic epoxies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
    Inventor: Muhammad Rabnawaz
  • Patent number: 11136260
    Abstract: The invention relates to a radiopaque glass having a refractive index nd of 1.480 to 1.561, this glass, apart from impurities at most, being free from SrO and PbO. The glass is based on the SiO2, Al2O3 and B2O3 system. The radiopacity can be adjusted using Cs2O in particular in combination with BaO and/or SnO2 optionally in conjunction with fluorine. The glass may be used in particular as dental glass or as optical glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Ulf Dahlmann, Sabine Pichler-Wilhelm, Jens Suffner, Simone Monika Ritter
  • Patent number: 11116866
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to polyurethane and polyureaurethane based putty compositions which harden into a fully cured solid form at room temperature and body temperature and are suitable for use as a bone cement, bone substitute, hard tissue adhesive, or bone hemostatic agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Abyrx, Inc.
    Inventors: Rao Bezwada, Aniq Darr, Richard L. Kronenthal, John Pacifico
  • Patent number: 11110038
    Abstract: A dental adhesive curable composition containing a polymerizable monomer including a polymerizable monomer represented by formula (1?) and defined amounts of an acidic group-containing polymerizable monomer, a polymerization initiator containing a peroxide and a photopolymerization initiator, and a reductant containing a sulfinic acid compound and/or a salt thereof, and a filler: wherein the R groups, n and m are defined. A dental adhesive curable kit and a mobile tooth fixing material are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignees: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC., SUN MEDICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Yoshinaga, Yoshimitsu Tanabe, Shinsuke Kinoshita, Takenori Mitamura, Hiroki Murai, Takeshi Yokoyama, Yoshihisa Kamimoto, Tatsuya Ori, Hirohisa Shimizu, Masami Arata, Masuji Tsuchikawa, Sayaka Miyamori, Yoshiaki Katsura
  • Patent number: 11104758
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an orthodontic article including the reaction product of the photopolymerizable composition. The photopolymerizable composition includes i) a monofunctional (meth)acrylate monomer whose cured homopolymer has a glass transition temperature of 90 degrees Celsius or greater; ii) a photoinitiator; and iii) a polymerization reaction product of components. The components include 1) an isocyanate; 2) a (meth)acrylate mono-ol; 3) a polycarbonate diol; and 4) a catalyst. Further, the present disclosure provides a method of making an orthodontic article. The method includes obtaining a photopolymerizable composition and selectively curing the photopolymerizable composition to form an orthodontic article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Thomas P. Klun, Zeba Parkar, John M. Riedesel, Richard J. Pokorny, Chad M. Amb, Benjamin R. Coonce, Robert S. Clough, Tianyu Wu, Saswata Chakraborty, Yongshang Lu, Benjamin C. MacMurray, Ian Dailey, David B. Olson
  • Patent number: 11098181
    Abstract: The side-reinforcing rubber for run-flat tires of the present invention is a side-reinforcing rubber for run-flat tires, including a vulcanized rubber which is formed of a rubber composition containing a rubber component containing a dienic rubber, a vulcanizing agent, and a carbon black having a dibutyl phthalate oil absorption of 120 mL/100 g or more, and has a specific surface area according to a nitrogen adsorption method of 20 to 80 m2/g, with a ratio of an Sx bond (where x is 3 or more) to all sulfide bonds in the side-reinforcing rubber for run-flat tires being 40% or less. The side-reinforcing rubber for run-flat tires is excellent in durability life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Eiju Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11098222
    Abstract: Isocyanate-terminated chain-extended polythioether prepolymers, compositions thereof, and methods of use thereof are disclosed. The isocyanate-terminated chain-extended polythioether prepolymers are useful in sprayable coatings and sealants and especially sprayable coatings and sealants having a high filler content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: PRC-DeSoto International, Inc.
    Inventors: Razmik Boghossian, James Smith
  • Patent number: 11098207
    Abstract: A metallic nanoparticle dispersion includes metallic nanoparticles, a liquid carrier and an optional binder, and a silane compound according to Formula I: wherein R1, R2 and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, an alkoxy group and an aryloxy group with the proviso that at least one of R1 to R3 represents an alkoxy group or an aryloxy group, L1 represents a divalent linking group including one to 20 carbon atoms, A represents a thiol, a disulfide or a functional moiety comprising at least one thiol or disulfide, having no more than 10 carbon atoms, and n represents 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventor: Dirk Bollen
  • Patent number: 11084959
    Abstract: Curable compositions are provided including a curable system that requires a thermally generated amine to cause curing of the system, and a self-assembled particle distributed in the curable system. The curable system contains at least one reactive moiety and the self-assembled particle comprises a reactive amine ionically bound to a chromonic network. A multilayer article is also provided, including a substrate, a chromonic amine layer disposed on the substrate, and a curable layer disposed on the chromonic amine layer. Methods of making a cured composition and of adhering two substrates together are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Hassan Sahouani, Ying Lin, Mary M. Caruso Dailey, Jing Fang, Kim M. Vogel, Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger
  • Patent number: 11084949
    Abstract: Provided are a near infrared absorbing fine particle dispersion liquid having an absorption ability in a near infrared region, a clear contrast, and applicable to offset printing, and a method for producing the same, an anti-counterfeit ink composition using the near infrared absorbing fine particle dispersion liquid and an anti-counterfeit printed matter using near infrared absorbing fine particles. Also provided are a near infrared absorbing fine particle dispersion liquid containing a solvent of one or more kinds selected from vegetable oils or vegetable oil-derived compounds; near infrared absorbing fine particles in an amount of 2 mass % or more and 25 mass % or less, selected from one or more kinds of hexaboride fine particles expressed by a general formula XBa (wherein element X is at least one or more kinds selected from a group consisting of La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Y, Sm, Eu, Er, Tm, Yb, Lu, Sr, and Ca, satisfying 4.0?a?6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mika Okada, Hideaki Fukuyama
  • Patent number: 11066573
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a resin composition comprising 40% to 50% by weight of a polyester resin on the basis of a total of 100% by weight of the composition, the polyester resin comprising a main resin and an auxiliary resin, wherein the main resin has a higher molecular weight than the auxiliary resin, and the difference of a glass transition temperature between the main resin and the auxiliary resin is 25° C. or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: POSCO
    Inventors: Moon Jae Kwon, Kee Cheol Park, Choon Ho Kang
  • Patent number: 11067720
    Abstract: The present invention relates to ionic silicone hydrogel polymers displaying improved lysozyme uptake, low contact angle and reduced water soluble polymeric ammonium salt uptake.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Shivkumar Mahadevan, Zohra Fadli, Charles Scales, Thomas Maggio, Kunisi Venkatasubban, Eric R. George, James D. Ford, Carrie L. Davis, Leah Hansen, Scott L. Joslin