Patents Examined by Taiwo Oladapo
  • Patent number: 10934612
    Abstract: The invention relates to a multi-component composite sulfide solid lubricating film prepared by sulfurizing the surface of a high-entropy alloy. The high-entropy alloy is composed of five metal elements of Co, Cr, Fe, Ni and Mo or six metal elements of Co, Cr, Fe, Ni, Mo and W. The multi-component composite sulfide solid lubricating film of the invention is mainly applied to the friction pair surface of mechanical equipment, the lubricating film and the sulfurized base have high bonding strength, and multi-component composite sulfide solid lubricating films containing different sulfide lubricating phases can be chose and prepared according to the service environment of equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: CHINA UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM (EAST CHINA)
    Inventors: Bin Han, Gang Cui, Meiyan Li, Yong Wang
  • Patent number: 10920168
    Abstract: A coffee lubricant having nanoparticles is provided. It consists of 36 to 40 wt % of glycerin, 1 to 7 wt % of gum arabic, 0.3 to 1.3 wt % of nanoparticles, and remaining part of coffee biofuel. In which, the nanoparticles are CuO. The coffee biofuel is extracted from coffee dregs and has a viscosity of 60 to 70 cSt at a temperature of 40 degrees Celsius. It can reduce the friction coefficient and operating temperature. In addition, it can replace the mineral oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL FORMOSA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Jeng-Haur Horng, Chin-Chung Wei, Shin-Yuh Chern, Kuang-Hsuan Peng, Yang-Yuan Chen, Chia-Chun Yu
  • Patent number: 10907113
    Abstract: A lubricating grease composition includes a base oil, a thickener, and a solid lubricant, wherein the base oil is a synthetic hydrocarbon oil with a kinematic viscosity of 600 to 2000 mm2/s at 40° C., the thickener is a barium complex soap, and the solid lubricant is an inorganic fine particle with Mohs hardness of 3 to 6 and an average particle size of 10 to 40 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignees: NOK KLUEBER CO., LTD., DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wataru Sawaguchi, Yuta Miyagawa, Ryousuke Oguri
  • Patent number: 10906011
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a layered semipermeable membrane satisfying the conditions below. (A) The maximum peak intensity between 3700 and 2900 cm?1 is 0.08 or greater in the difference spectrum between an IR spectrum measured at 25° C. and 97% relative humidity and an IR spectrum measured at 25° C. and 3% relative humidity. (B) The peak top wavenumber between 3700 and 2900 cm?1 of the aforementioned difference spectrum is 3400 cm?1 to 3550 cm?1. (C) The N1s peak has a maximum value at 401 eV or greater in X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy in which X-rays are radiated to a coat layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Takahiro Tokuyama, Takafumi Ogawa, Hiroki Tomioka
  • Patent number: 10882962
    Abstract: Using an organic compound having a bottle brush structure, a material having softness and resilience and having excellent low-friction performance (SRT material) can be provided. Preferably, the SRT material contains a reinforcing filler, and may contain a lubricating liquid to be gelled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tsujii, Keita Sakakibara, Yoshihiko Shimizu, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takaya Sato, Ken Nakano, Hitoshi Hattori
  • Patent number: 10883064
    Abstract: Provided are; a lubricating oil composition excellent in fuel saving performance, seizure resistance, wear resistance, fatigue lifetime and shear stability, which contains a base oil (A), an olefin polymer (B) having a number average molecular weight of 1,000 or more and 12,000 or less, and a specific sulfur compound (C) and wherein the content of all sulfur atoms based on the total amount of the composition is 1.2% by mass or more and 2.5% by mass or less; and a lubrication method using the lubricating oil composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoji Sunagawa
  • Patent number: 10865358
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a use of a lubricant in a diesel engine to disperse soot produced by the diesel engine, the soot being dispersed without adversely affecting the viscosity of the lubricant; the lubricant comprising a major amount of oil of lubricating viscosity and a minor amount of a dispersant comprising (i) one or more olefin, (ii) one or more carboxylic acid, (iii) one or more polyetheramines and (iv) one or more aromatic amines along with co-additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Jinzhou DPF-TH Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Hua, Yantao Zhu, Xiao Wei, Rolfe Hartley, Ricardo Bloch, Yuan Gao
  • Patent number: 10865516
    Abstract: The invention relates to manufacturing processes for waterproof and breathable porous polymer membranes by coating a substrate with a dispersion comprising polymer, coated particles and diluent and removing the particles by dissolution, wherein the particles are made of organic salts, metal salts or metal oxides and the coating material is selected from carboxylic acids and alkoxy silanes. The invention further relates to dispersions to obtain such membranes, to polymer membranes obtained, to shaped articles containing such membranes; to the use of such membranes, shaped articles and intermediates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: ETH Zurich
    Inventors: Wendelin Jan Stark, Mario Stucki
  • Patent number: 10858453
    Abstract: A composition comprising a compound mixture dissolved in water, the compound mixture comprising at least one chlorite salt at least one cyclodextrin; and at least one alkaline base; provided that the cyclodextrin is in an amount of 0.13 to 13 parts by mass for every 50 parts by mass of chlorite anion ClO2?, and the alkaline base is in an amount of up to 13 parts by mass for every 50 parts by mass of chlorite anion ClO2?; wherein the composition has a pH of at least 12.5. A process for forming the composition and process for treating suspensions of particles with the composition are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: International Dioxcide, Inc.
    Inventors: Adrian Alan Burke, Scott C. Glynn, Michael C. Trottier
  • Patent number: 10850258
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a modified porous composite structure includes steps as follows. A functionalized melamine sponge is provided, a porous organic framework source is provided, a connecting step is conducted, and a modifying step is conducted. The porous organic framework source includes a porous organic framework or a precursor of the porous organic framework. The porous organic framework and the precursor of the porous organic framework include a plurality of first ligands. Each first ligand includes at least one tetrazine group. In the connecting step, the functionalized melamine sponge is combined with the porous organic framework, so that a porous composite structure is obtained. In the modifying step, a reactive group of a modifying group donor is reacted with the tetrazine group, so that a modifying group of the modifying group donor is connected to the porous composite structure to obtain the modified porous composite structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: CHUNG YUAN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chia-Her Lin, Sheng-Han Lo, Bing-Han Li
  • Patent number: 10851223
    Abstract: The use of a cyclodextrin polycondensate or a composition comprising at least one cyclodextrin polycondensate, as an agent for capturing at least one substance chosen from a metal element and an organic molecule having an octanol/water partition coefficient, referred to as Log Kow, greater than or equal to 2, the cyclodextrin polycondensate being obtained by reacting the following compounds (A) to (C): (A) at least one cyclodextrin, (B) at least one linear, branched or cyclic polycarboxylic acid, that is saturated, unsaturated or aromatic, and (C) at least one ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: BIOSTART
    Inventors: Bertrand Duval, Fabrice Grenard, Jean-Baptiste Loiseau, Bernard Rougier
  • Patent number: 10851325
    Abstract: The passage of a container along a conveyor is lubricated by applying to the container or conveyor a mixture of a water-miscible silicone material and a water-miscible lubricant. The mixture can be applied in relatively low amounts, to provide thin, substantially non-dripping lubricating films. In contrast to dilute aqueous lubricants, the lubricants of the invention provide drier lubrication of the conveyors and containers, a cleaner conveyor line and reduced lubricant usage, thereby reducing waste, cleanup and disposal problems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Arturo S. Valencia Sil, Lawrence A. Grab, Bruce E. Schmidt, David A. Halsrud, Guang-Jong Jason Wei, Eric D. Morrison, Hector R. Dibenedetto
  • Patent number: 10844308
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel uses of corrosion inhibitors in fuels and lubricants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Jochen Mezger, Szilard Csihony
  • Patent number: 10836974
    Abstract: Some variations provide a low-adhesion coating comprising a continuous matrix containing a first component, a plurality of inclusions containing a second component, and a solid-state lubricant distributed within the coating, wherein one of the first component or the second component is a low-surface-energy polymer, and the other of the first component or the second component is a hygroscopic material. The solid-state lubricant may be selected from graphite, graphene, molybdenum disulfide, tungsten disulfide, hexagonal boron nitride, or poly(tetrafluoroethylene) or other fluoropolymers. The solid-state lubricant particles may be coated with a metal selected from cadmium, lead, tin, zinc, copper, nickel, or alloys containing one or more of these metals. The solid-state lubricant is typically characterized by an average particle size from about 0.1 ?m to about 500 ?m. The solid-state lubricant is preferably distributed throughout the coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: HRL Laboratories, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew P. Nowak, Elena Sherman, Adam F. Gross
  • Patent number: 10823277
    Abstract: A sliding component comprises a base member, a plated layer, and a lubricant agent. The plated layer includes a metallic material and is disposed on the base member. The lubricant agent includes a fatty acid containing a carboxyl group. The lubricant agent contacts the plated layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: SHIMANO INC.
    Inventors: Tooru Iwai, Masanori Taniguchi
  • Patent number: 10815446
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dispersant composition, suitable for use in lubricating oils. The dispersant composition is a reaction product of (i) a polyalkenyl succinimide post-treated with a post-treating agent selected from the group consisting of an organic carbonate, an epoxide, a lactone, a hydroxyaliphatic carboxylic acid, and combinations thereof; and (ii) an acylating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: CHEVRON ORONITE COMPANY LLC
    Inventors: William Raymond Ruhe, Jr., Georgeta Masson, Abran Costales, Kirk Nass, John Robert Miller, Young A. Chang
  • Patent number: 10815448
    Abstract: The passage of a container along a conveyor is lubricated by applying to the container or conveyor a lubricant composition comprising a water-miscible silicone material having a silicone emulsion wherein the silicone emulsion contains less than 500 ppm of a triethanolamine salts of alkyl benzene sulfonic acid compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Arturo S. Valencia Sil, Lawrence A. Grab, Bruce E. Schmidt, David A. Halsrud, Guang-Jong Jason Wei, Eric D. Morrison, Hector R. Dibenedetto, Jessica L. Anacker, Richard D. Johnson, Megan W. Malvey, Scott P. Bennett, Stefan Seemeyer
  • Patent number: 10808198
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a lubricating composition including a) a major part of a base oil of lubricating viscosity wherein the base oil is selected from API Group I, II, III, IV, V, or mixtures thereof, b) a total of 0.001 to 0.536 wt. %, based on the total lubricating composition, of one or more monohydrocarbyl-substituted dimercaptothiadiazole derivative(s) according to Formula (I), or a tautomer or salt thereof, below wherein R is methyl or C2 to C4 alkyl, wherein the total lubricating composition has a sulfur content of up to 2,500 ppm (wt.), c) less than 0.1 wt % phosphite. The disclosure further describes the use of the lubricating composition for lubricating a driveline, a transmission including a manual or automated transmission, a gear, an automated gear, or an axle, and for enhanced FZG test performance. The disclosure further relates to a method for preparing the lubricating composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Afton Chemical Corporation
    Inventor: Xinggao Fang
  • Patent number: 10800671
    Abstract: Metal ion sequestering particles were formed in a one-pot single step synthesis by azeotropically removing water while heating a reaction mixture containing a branched poly(ethylenimine), poly(acrylic acid), di-(2-picolylamine), a catalytic amount of N,N-duimethylformamide, toluene, and either glycine or a carboxy-terminated poly(N-isopropylacrylamide). No other catalyst was present. The branched and crosslinked particles formed using the poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) sequestered metal ion from water at ambient temperature and released the bound metal ion upon heating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Magi Mettry, Rudy J. Wojtecki
  • Patent number: 10793586
    Abstract: The present invention provides a quaternary ammonium etidronate compound (QAE) comprising a quaternary ammonium cation and an etidronate anion, having the Formula I. A method for the preparation of such compounds is described by reacting a quaternary ammonium salt with an etidronic acid or salt thereof. Variable ratios of each reactant may also be used to form different QAE compounds. The quaternary ammonium etidronate compounds is useful in water treatment, cosmetic, hygiene, personal care, paint, coating, wood treatment, agrochemical, antimicrobial, disinfectant, or biocidal compositions; as the compound provides high anti-corrosive and biocidal properties; and low scaling properties. A water treatment composition is also described, having a QAE compound of Formula I and a water treating biocidal agent, useful in cooling towers and other recirculating water, or recreational water system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: INNOVATIVE WATER CARE, LLC
    Inventors: Deqing Lei, Nidhi Rawat, Amber Khanzada