Patents by Inventor Asako Minamide

Asako Minamide has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10767089
    Abstract: The present invention is a thermoplastic polymer composition which contains 10-120 parts by mass of a polar group-containing polypropylene resin (B) per 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A) that is a block copolymer having a polymer block containing an aromatic vinyl compound unit and a polymer block composed of a conjugated diene unit having 40% by mole or more of 1,2-bonds and 3,4-bonds in total, or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer (provided that a thermoplastic polymer composition containing 1 part by mass or more of a polyvinyl acetal resin is excluded). This thermoplastic polymer composition is able to be bonded with a ceramic, a metal or a synthetic resin without requiring a primer treatment, and has excellent flexibility, mechanical characteristics, moldability, heat resistance and storage stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda, Masahiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10745598
    Abstract: The present invention is a thermoplastic polymer composition which contains 10-120 parts by mass of a polar group-containing polypropylene resin (B) per 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A) that is a block copolymer having a polymer block containing an aromatic vinyl compound unit and a polymer block composed of a conjugated diene unit having 40% by mole or more of 1,2-bonds and 3,4-bonds in total, or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer (provided that a thermoplastic polymer composition containing 1 part by mass or more of a polyvinyl acetal resin is excluded). This thermoplastic polymer composition is able to be bonded with a ceramic, a metal or a synthetic resin without requiring a primer treatment, and has excellent flexibility, mechanical characteristics, moldability, heat resistance and storage stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda, Masahiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200148883
    Abstract: A gel composition is a gel composition containing a base oil (a) and a hydrogenated block copolymer (b), wherein the hydrogenated block copolymer (b) is a hydrogenated product of a diblock copolymer composed of a polymer block (A) consisting mainly of a structural unit derived from an aromatic vinyl compound and a polymer block (B) consisting mainly of a structural unit derived from a conjugated diene compound, the content of the polymer block (A) in the hydrogenated block copolymer (b) being 38.0 to 45.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: KURARAYCO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro MORISHITA, Yuta TOMISHIMA, Shinya OSHITA, Asako MINAMIDE
  • Publication number: 20200109323
    Abstract: The present invention is a thermoplastic polymer composition which contains 10-120 parts by mass of a polar group-containing polypropylene resin (B) per 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A) that is a block copolymer having a polymer block containing an aromatic vinyl compound unit and a polymer block composed of a conjugated diene unit having 40% by mole or more of 1,2-bonds and 3,4-bonds in total, or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer (provided that a thermoplastic polymer composition containing 1 part by mass or more of a polyvinyl acetal resin is excluded). This thermoplastic polymer composition is able to be bonded with a ceramic, a metal or a synthetic resin without requiring a primer treatment, and has excellent flexibility, mechanical characteristics, moldability, heat resistance and storage stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako MINAMIDE, Mikio MASUDA, Masahiro SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20180223140
    Abstract: To provide a thermoplastic polymer composition, which can be adhered to a synthetic resin, a ceramic or a metal without performing a primer treatment or the like, is able to be handled as a molded article, exhibits an excellent adhesive property in a broad temperature range from a low temperature to room temperature and flexibility, and has high thermal creep resistance, and a molded article using the thermoplastic polymer composition. A thermoplastic polymer composition, which contains from 10 to 100 parts by weight of a polar group-containing polypropylene-based resin (B) based on 100 parts by weight of a hydrogenated block copolymer (A) in which block copolymer containing a polymer block (S) including an aromatic vinyl compound unit and a polymer block (D) including a conjugated diene compound unit is hydrogenated, in which the hydrogenated block copolymer (A) is a mixture containing a hydrogenated block copolymer (A1) having at least one tan ? local maximum value in a range from ?60 to ?40° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako MINAMIDE, Mikio MASUDA, Yosuke JOGO
  • Publication number: 20170226390
    Abstract: The present invention is a thermoplastic polymer composition which contains 10-120 parts by mass of a polar group-containing polypropylene resin (B) per 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A) that is a block copolymer having a polymer block containing an aromatic vinyl compound unit and a polymer block composed of a conjugated diene unit having 40% by mole or more of 1,2-bonds and 3,4-bonds in total, or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer (provided that a thermoplastic polymer composition containing 1 part by mass or more of a polyvinyl acetal resin is excluded). This thermoplastic polymer composition is able to be bonded with a ceramic, a metal or a synthetic resin without requiring a primer treatment, and has excellent flexibility, mechanical characteristics, moldability, heat resistance and storage stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako MINAMIDE, Mikio MASUDA, Masahiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 9670354
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer composition which is excellent in flexibility, mechanical properties, moldability, and particularly in heat resistance and is capable of adhering to ceramics, metals, and synthetic resins even at low temperature (for example, 190° C. or lower) without the treatment with a primer, and a molded product produced by using the thermoplastic polymer composition are described. The thermoplastic polymer composition includes 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A), 1 to 100 parts by mass of a polyvinyl acetal resin (B), and 5 to 100 parts by mass of a polar group-containing polypropylene resin (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda
  • Publication number: 20160002826
    Abstract: To provide: a fiber having excellent adhesiveness, which is able to be bonded to a polar resin, a resin containing an inorganic filler (especially a glass fiber), a ceramic, glass, a metal or the like, without being subjected to a primer treatment or the like; and a nonwoven fabric. A fiber which is formed of a thermoplastic polymer composition that contains (A) a block copolymer which has (a1) at least one polymer block containing a aromatic vinyl compound unit and (a2) at least one polymer block containing a conjugated diene compound unit, (B) a polyvinyl acetal resin and (C) a compatibilizer, said thermoplastic polymer composition containing 5-100 parts by mass of the compatibilizer (C) per 100 parts by mass of the block copolymer (A).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromichi NAKATA, Asako MINAMIDE, Masanori TOMOI, Yasuhiro SHIROTANI
  • Patent number: 9102849
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer composition which is excellent in flexibility, mechanical properties, and moldability and is capable of adhering to ceramics, metals, and synthetic resins even by heat treatment at a low temperature (for example, 190° C. or lower) without the treatment with a primer, and a molded product obtained by using the thermoplastic polymer composition. The thermoplastic polymer composition includes 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A), 1 to 100 parts by mass of a polyvinyl acetal resin (B), 5 to 100 parts by mass of a polar group-containing olefin-based copolymer (C), and 0.1 to 300 parts by mass of a softener (D). The thermoplastic elastomer (A) is a block copolymer which has a polymer block constituted by aromatic vinyl compound units and a polymer block constituted by conjugated diene units or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda
  • Patent number: 9056976
    Abstract: The invention provides a thermoplastic polymer composition containing a hydrogenated block copolymer mixture (a), a polyvinyl acetal (b), and a thermoplastic elastomer (c), wherein the hydrogenated block copolymer mixture (a) contains a hydrogenated block copolymer (a1) containing hydrogenated polymer blocks (A1) containing aromatic vinyl units and hydrogenated polymer blocks (B1) containing conjugated diene units and a hydrogenated block copolymer (a2) containing hydrogenated polymer blocks (A2) containing aromatic vinyl units and hydrogenated polymer blocks (B2) containing conjugated diene units; (A1) content is 5 mass % or higher and lower than 40 mass % in (a1); (A2) content is 40 mass % to 70 mass % in (a2); the polyvinyl acetal (b) has been produced through acetalization of a polyvinyl alcohol; and the thermoplastic elastomer (c) contains hydrogenated polymer blocks (A3) containing aromatic vinyl units, hydrogenated polymer blocks (B3) containing conjugated diene units, and polymer blocks having a polar
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigenao Kuwahara, Asako Minamide
  • Publication number: 20140349127
    Abstract: The present invention is a thermoplastic polymer composition which contains 10-120 parts by mass of a polar group-containing polypropylene resin (B) per 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A) that is a block copolymer having a polymer block containing an aromatic vinyl compound unit and a polymer block composed of a conjugated diene unit having 40% by mole or more of 1,2-bonds and 3,4-bonds in total, or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer (provided that a thermoplastic polymer composition containing 1 part by mass or more of a polyvinyl acetal resin is excluded). This thermoplastic polymer composition is able to be bonded with a ceramic, a metal or a synthetic resin without requiring a primer treatment, and has excellent flexibility, mechanical characteristics, moldability, heat resistance and storage stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda, Masahiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20130196164
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer composition which is excellent in flexibility, mechanical properties, and moldability and is capable of adhering to ceramics, metals, and synthetic resins even by heat treatment at a low temperature (for example, 190° C. or lower) without the treatment with a primer, and a molded product obtained by using the thermoplastic polymer composition. The thermoplastic polymer composition includes 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A), 1 to 100 parts by mass of a polyvinyl acetal resin (B), 5 to 100 parts by mass of a polar group-containing olefin-based copolymer (C), and 0.1 to 300 parts by mass of a softener (D). The thermoplastic elastomer (A) is a block copolymer which has a polymer block constituted by aromatic vinyl compound units and a polymer block constituted by conjugated diene units or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda
  • Publication number: 20130157069
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer composition which is excellent in flexibility, mechanical properties, moldability, and particularly in heat resistance and is capable of adhering to ceramics, metals, and synthetic resins even at low temperature (for example, 190° C. or lower) without the treatment with a primer, and a molded product produced by using the thermoplastic polymer composition are described. The thermoplastic polymer composition includes 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A), 1 to 100 parts by mass of a polyvinyl acetal resin (B), and 5 to 100 parts by mass of a polar group-containing polypropylene resin (C).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicant: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda
  • Publication number: 20130122289
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer composition which is excellent in flexibility, mechanical properties, and moldability, capable of adhering to ceramics, metals, and synthetic resins without a treatment with a primer, and exhibits a high adhesion strength even when exposed to a high temperature environment, and a molded product obtained by using the thermoplastic polymer composition. The thermoplastic polymer composition includes 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic elastomer (A), 1 to 100 parts by mass of a polyvinyl acetal resin (B), and 0.1 to 300 parts by mass a softener (C). The thermoplastic elastomer (A) is a block copolymer including a polymer block constituted by aromatic vinyl compound units and a polymer block constituted by conjugated diene units or a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer. The polyvinyl acetal resin (B) has a glass transition temperature of 80 to 130° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako Minamide, Mikio Masuda
  • Publication number: 20130090420
    Abstract: The invention provides a thermoplastic polymer composition which is excellent in flexibility, mechanical properties, moldability, and coloring resistance and which provides excellent adhesion to polar resin, a resin containing an inorganic filler (particularly, glass fiber), ceramic material, glass, or metal, and an article formed from the thermoplastic polymer composition. Specifically, the invention provides a thermoplastic polymer composition containing 100 parts by mass of a hydrogenated block copolymer mixture (a); 0.1 to 100 parts by mass of a polyvinyl acetal (b); and 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 11, 2013
    Applicant: KURARAY CO LTD
    Inventors: Shigenao Kuwahara, Asako Minamide