Patents Examined by Thao T. Tran
  • Patent number: 10604683
    Abstract: The present invention provides an adhesive resin layer and an adhesive resin film which can prevent generation of air bubbles even when adhered to a substrate having a high level difference, and in which even after thermal endurance and after wet thermal endurance, of a laminate obtained by laminating a substrate, an adhesive resin layer, and a substrate in an order, air bubbles are not generated, durability is good, and transparency can be maintained. More specifically, the present invention is a monolayered adhesive resin layer comprising an acrylic-based adhesive resin composition having transparency, wherein the adhesive resin composition contains an acrylic-based polymer, urethane acrylate, and a thermopolymerization initiator, and may optionally contain an acrylic-based monomer, and an adhesive resin layer has pressure sensitive adhesiveness on both surfaces at an ambient temperature, and can be thermally cured by heating at a temperature of 100 to 250° C. and a time of 30 seconds to 10 minutes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIMORI KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shiro Fujita, Atsushi Suzuki, Hiroto Niimi
  • Patent number: 10550297
    Abstract: There is provided a transparent paint protection film comprising an acrylic adhesive layer, wherein the acrylic adhesive layer comprises a first cross-linking agent comprising a metal ion and a second cross-linking agent; and a base layer disposed therebetween, wherein the base layer is selected from at least one of polyurethane, polyvinylchloride, polyolefins, and combinations thereof, wherein the transparent paint protection film has a Young's modulus of less than or equal to 200 MPa; and optionally a clear coat disposed along a major surface of the base layer that is opposite the surface that is adhered to the adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Inventors: Matthew J. Schmid, Vijay Rajamani
  • Patent number: 10513586
    Abstract: Provided is a coating agent that can be formed into a surface layer having excellent self-restoring properties and stain-proof properties by applying the coating agent onto a surface of a base material (for example, thermoplastic polyurethane) and curing the resulting material. The coating agent according to the present application contains urethane (meth)acrylate-based resin (a), fluorine-based compound (b) and photopolymerization initiator (d). Urethane (meth)acrylate-based resin (a) has weight average molecular weight (Mw) of 10,000 to 800,000. Fluorine-based compound (b) has at least two polymerizable functional groups. The surface layer formed of the coating agent has excellent self-restoring properties of a scratch, stain-proof properties and stretchability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Inventors: Kyoko Kondo, Kenya Ito, Hiroyuki Iizuka, Aki Kuromatsu
  • Patent number: 10472542
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polyurethane coating composition comprising a fluorosurfactant, a silane adhesion promoter, and a silane modified polyisocyanate, wherein the composition has excellent substrate wet-out and adhesion under direct wet-on-hot and cold spray applications. The coating composition is particularly well suited to use with polyurethane pultrusion composites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Covestro LLC
    Inventors: David P. Zielinski, Derick Henderson, Mark Conner
  • Patent number: 10466610
    Abstract: The conductive member of this disclosure is formed of a UV cure resin obtained by curing under ultraviolet ray radiation a composition containing a urethane (meth)acrylate oligomer (A), a photo polymerization initiator (B) and an ionic conductive agent (C), wherein: the ionic conductive agent (C) contains an organic boron complex salt and a compound having a structure expressed with the following general formula (1), and a compounding amount of the organic boron complex salt is 0.2 parts by mass or more per 100 parts by mass of a curing component in the composition. —SO2-NX—SO2-??(1) (In the general formula (1), X represents an alkali metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Inventors: Kiyohiko Atami, Takuro Sugimoto
  • Patent number: 10457834
    Abstract: The present invention provides a chromium-free coating composition having high blackening resistance and corrosion resistance, the composition comprising: 20 to 70 wt % of waterborne silane modified polyurethane; 0.5 to 5 wt % of a hardener; 0.5 to 5 wt % of a blackening inhibitor; 0.5 to 5 wt % of a corrosion inhibitor; and 0.5 to 5 wt % of a lubricant, with the balance being a solvent. The chromium-free coating composition has the effect of improving blackening resistance, corrosion resistance, alkali resistance, solvent resistance and fingerprint resistance of a steel sheet on which a coating layer comprising the composition is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignees: POSCO, NOROO Coil Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young-Jin Kwak, Tae-Yeob Kim, Dong-Yun Kim, Yong-Jin Cho, Myoung-Hee Choi
  • Patent number: 10450470
    Abstract: A polyurethane elastomeric composition includes the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component. The isocyanate-reactive component includes a polydiene polyol present in the isocyanate-reactive component in an amount of greater than 0 and less than about 95 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the isocyanate-reactive component. The polydiene polyol has an average hydroxy functionality of no greater than about 3 and a number average molecular weight of from about 1000 to less than about 2000 g/mol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Charles E. Jones, Jr., Karl R. Gust
  • Patent number: 10442905
    Abstract: The invention provides a polyurethane pultrusion article comprising a polyurethane pultrusion composite and a coating layer applied thereon, wherein the polyurethane pultrusion composite comprises a polyurethane resin matrix and a reinforcement material, and is prepared by a polyurethane pultrusion process, wherein the polyurethane resin matrix is prepared from a polyurethane composition comprising: A) an isocyanate component comprising one or more polyisocyanates; B) an isocyanate-reactive component comprising: b1) a first polyether polyol having a functionality of 2-3 and a hydroxyl number of 10-120 mgKOH/g; b2) a second polyether polyol having a functionality of 3-8 and a hydroxyl number of 810-1900 mgKOH/g; b4) one or more isocyanate-reactive flame retardants. The polyurethane pultrusion article provided by the invention has both favorable flame retardance and good adhesion between the coating layer and the composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Inventors: Chenxi Zhang, Zhan (James) Chen, Zhijiang Li, Fei Wu, Hui Zhao
  • Patent number: 10442169
    Abstract: Provided are a laminated body that can improve the adhesive force between the base layer and the surface layer, a conductive roller provided with the laminated body, and a method for manufacturing a laminated body with improved adhesive force between the base layer and the surface layer. The disclosed laminated body includes a base layer and a surface layer formed on the base layer, the base layer includes polyurethane having a (meth)acryloyl group, the surface layer includes a radical curable resin obtained by polymerizing (meth)acrylate that has a (meth)acryloyl group, and the laminated body is formed by the (meth)acryloyl group in the polyurethane reacting with the (meth)acryloyl group in the (meth)acrylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Inventors: Akihide Osaku, Yusuke Kamijo, Takehiro Sano
  • Patent number: 10434751
    Abstract: In a laminate film 1 including a substrate 2, a polyurethane layer 3 formed on the substrate 2, and a metal vapor deposition layer 4 formed on the polyurethane layer 3, a coating liquid is applied on the substrate 2 and dried to produce the polyurethane layer 3. The coating liquid contains a water dispersible polyisocyanate and a polyurethane dispersion containing polyurethane resin produced by reaction of an isocyanate group-terminated prepolymer with a chain extender. The isocyanate group-terminated prepolymer is produced by reaction of a polyisocyanate component including xylylene diisocyanate and/or hydrogenated xylylene diisocyanate and a polyol component including diol having 2 to 6 carbon atoms and an active hydrogen group-containing compound containing a hydrophilic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Inventors: Takashi Uchida, Chikako Kouda, Hoang Yen Dinh
  • Patent number: 10427392
    Abstract: A functional composite film includes one or more combinations of an inorganic layer and an organic layer as underlying base of the inorganic layer on a support, and having the outermost surface with an organic layer thereon, where the organic layer on the outermost surface is formed using an ultraviolet-curable urethane polymer having a weight-average molecular weight of 5,000 to 30,000 and a double bond equivalent of 300 g/mol or more, which has a urethane polymer as the main chain and a side chain having a (meth)acryloyl group at a terminal; a curable urethane polyester; and at least one phosphoric acid compound containing two or less (meth)acryloyl groups and/or a silane coupling agent containing one (meth)acryloyl group, and a quantum dot film using the same. High adhesiveness is obtained between the organic layer and the inorganic layer, and when a quantum dot layer or the like is laminated thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Eijiro Iwase
  • Patent number: 10428172
    Abstract: A polyurethane adhesive composition that includes a polyurethane prepolymer that includes the reaction product of a first polyol component that includes glycerol monoester and a polyisocyanate, and a second polyol. A polyurethane prepolymer that includes the reaction product of glycerol monoester, a hydroxy functional triglyceride, and a polyisocyanate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: H.B. Fuller Company
    Inventors: Wayne G. Eklund, Anthony J. Ostlund, Stephen G. Rippe, XiaJi Dai
  • Patent number: 10388556
    Abstract: A substrate for back grind tape of the present invention includes a substrate film having a Young's modulus of 600 MPa or more; and a buffer layer provided on one face of the substrate film, the buffer layer formed of a urethane-containing cured material and having a peak temperature of tan ? of 60° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Inventors: Yuki Morita, Yosuke Saito, Shigeto Okuji
  • Patent number: 10370555
    Abstract: A curable film-forming composition is provided, comprising: (a) an acrylic polyol prepared from a monomer mixture comprising a hydroxyl functional monomer, wherein the hydroxyl functional monomer comprises a hydroxyalkyl group with an alkyl chain of at least four carbon atoms; (b) a rheology modifier comprising: (1) a non-aqueous dispersion of an internally crosslinked organic polymer; and (2) a reaction product of an amine and an isocyanate; and (c) a curing agent comprising functional groups that are reactive with hydroxyl functional groups. Also provided are a multi-component composite coating that includes the curable film-forming composition described above and methods for forming a composite coating on a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: Jason Ryan Lewis, Hongying Zhou, Matthew S. Luchansky, Shanti Swarup, John W. Burgman, Justin Jones, Danielle Kirby
  • Patent number: 10365580
    Abstract: A developing member includes a substrate, an elastic layer, and a surface layer in that order. The surface layer contains a urethane resin and a filler. The urethane resin has: the structure represented by structural formula (1) and at least one of the structures represented by structural formula (2) and structural formula (3), between two adjacent urethane linkages; and the structure represented by structural formula (4) and the structure represented by structural formula (5), between two adjacent urethane linkages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kunimasa Kawamura, Makoto Souma, Wataru Moriai
  • Patent number: 10344133
    Abstract: The inventors of the present disclosure discovered that use of a urea-modified polyurethane coating as the topcoat in a pavement marking tape has numerous advantages. The urea-modified polyurethane topcoat is the reaction product of an aspartic ester polyamine, a polyisocynate, and a polyol. The urea-modified topcoat is adjacent to a base layer. The base layer and topcoat form a pavement marking tape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Inventors: James E. Garbe, Thomas P. Hedblom
  • Patent number: 10315394
    Abstract: The substrate for surface protective sheet of the present invention is a substrate for surface protective sheet including a support film and an antistatic layer provided on one face of the support film, wherein a stress relaxation rate of the substrate for surface protective sheet is 60% or more; the antistatic layer is one formed by curing an antistatic layer-forming composition containing a curing component and a metal filler; and the content of a metal filler is 55 mass % or more relative to the total mass of the curing component and the metal filler, and the curing component includes a urethane acrylate oligomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Inventors: Keishi Fuse, Kazuyuki Tamura, Shigeto Okuji
  • Patent number: 10294363
    Abstract: Described herein is a two-component coating system. The two-component coating system may include a base component and a hardener component. The base component may include: up to 55 wt. % hydroxyl terminated polyester and/or hydroxyl terminated polyether; up to 3 wt. % hydroxyl terminated polysiloxane; and a solvent selected from aromatic hydrocarbons, ketones, esters and combinations thereof, wherein the hydroxyl terminated polyester and/or hydroxyl terminated polyether and the hydroxyl terminated polysiloxane are dissolved in the solvent. The hardener component may include: up to 80 wt. % polyisocyanate; and a solvent selected from aromatic hydrocarbons, ketones, esters and combinations thereof, wherein the polyisocyanate is dissolved in the solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: HP Indigo B.V.
    Inventor: Minedys Macias Guzman
  • Patent number: 10286634
    Abstract: The present invention provides a decorative sheet that excels in moldability and a decorative resin-molded article that uses the decorative sheet and that excels in chemical resistance. In the decorative sheet, at least a substrate layer and a surface protection layer formed of an ionizing radiation curable resin composition are stacked. The surface protection layer includes blocked isocyanate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sakie Kataoka, Nobuo Saitou, Megumi Awa, Hideaki Koike
  • Patent number: 10286632
    Abstract: A walk-on laminated safety glass pane having an anti-slip surface is described. The laminated safety glass pane includes at least two glass panes, which are permanently bonded to each other using a polymeric layer. A polymeric intermediate layer is applied to one surface of the laminated safety glass pane. A glass pane having an anti-slip surface is applied to the polymeric intermediate layer. An elastic polymeric gasket is inserted circumferentially in the edge region of the polymeric intermediate layer. The laminated safety glass pane has a drilled hole and the drilled hole is sealed at subatmospheric pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Inventor: Christian Eckelt