Patents by Inventor Ellen BERTELS

Ellen BERTELS 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: 10982035
    Abstract: A polyurethane resin having an anionic group and a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof is obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a polyether diol, a polyol containing an anionic group, and a polyisocyanate, and the polyester polyol is obtained by reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid and a polyol. The polyurethane resin can be used as binder in an ink jet ink and provides excellent scratch and solvent resistance of printed images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Hubertus Van Aert, Ellen Bertels, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20210040342
    Abstract: An aqueous inkjet ink for textile printing comprising a disperse dyestuff and a glycerol ester of two or three long-chain fatty acids. The invention also includes an inkjet printing method for dyeing fabrics comprising hydrophobic fibres using the above described aqueous inkjet ink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Lionel Petton, Ellen Bertels, Amandine Ligot, Johan Loccufier, Sonny Wynants
  • Publication number: 20200369903
    Abstract: A liquid set for inkjet recording, includes (i) an aqueous treatment liquid including a polyurethane resin obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a diol containing a quaternary N-atom or tertiary amino group, and a polyisocyanate, wherein the quaternary N-atom or tertiary amino group is present in a side chain of the carbon chain linking the two hydroxyl groups of the diol, and the polyester polyol is obtained by reacting a polyol and an aromatic polycarboxylic acid; and (ii) an aqueous inkjet ink including a colorant. A method for inkjet printing includes using the liquid set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Hubertus VAN AERT, Ellen BERTELS, Marie LEHERICEY
  • Publication number: 20200369881
    Abstract: An aqueous polyurethane resin having a cationic group in a side chain thereof is obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a polyisocyanate, and a diol containing a quaternary N-atom or amino group, the quaternary N-atom or amino group being not present in the carbon chain between the two hydroxyl groups of the diol. The polyester polyol is obtained by reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid and a polyol. The polyurethane resin is suitable as a resin in treatment liquids for inkjet printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Hubertus VAN AERT, Ellen BERTELS
  • Publication number: 20200369880
    Abstract: A radiation curable polyurethane resin includes an ionic group, a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof, and a (meth)acrylate or (meth)acrylamide having a hydroxyl functional group. The polyurethane resin is obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a polyether diol, a polyol containing an ionic group, a (meth)acrylate or (meth)acrylamide having a hydroxyl functional group, and a polyisocyanate. The polyester polyol is obtained by reacting a polycarboxylic acid and a polyol. The radiation curable polyurethane resin can be used as binder in an aqueous ink jet ink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Hubertus VAN AERT, Ellen BERTELS, Johan LOCCUFIER, Sara MATHEUSSEN
  • Publication number: 20200369879
    Abstract: An aqueous polyurethane resin dispersion includes a cationic group and a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof. The polyurethane resin is obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a polyether diol, a polyol containing a quaternary N-atom or tertiary amino group, and a polyisocyanate. The polyester polyol is obtained by reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid and a polyol. The polyurethane resin is suitable as a resin in treatment liquids of substrates and images made by inkjet printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Hubertus VAN AERT, Ellen BERTELS
  • Patent number: 10794000
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing printed textiles includes the steps of: a) inkjet printing an image onto a textile substrate with one or more inkjet printing liquids containing thermally reactive composite resin particles in an aqueous medium; and b) fixing the inkjet printed image by applying directly and/or indirectly a heat treatment to the image; wherein the thermally reactive composite resin particles contain at least one thermal cross-linker and at least one polymeric resin containing functional groups suitable for reacting with the thermal cross-linker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Lionel Petton, Johan Loccufier, Ellen Bertels
  • Patent number: 10767064
    Abstract: An ink jet ink includes water, a water-soluble organic solvent, a resin, and an anionic heptamethine cyanine dye including a substituted or unsubstituted five or six membered ring in the heptamethine chain, the dye having a maximum absorption between 800 and 1200 nm to increase drying speed and improve image quality when dried with NIR or CIR dryers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Ellen Bertels
  • Patent number: 10619294
    Abstract: An inkjet printing liquid contains thermally reactive composite resin particles in an aqueous medium, wherein the thermally reactive composite resin particles contain: a) at least one thermal cross-linker; and b) at least one polymeric resin containing functional groups suitable for reacting with the thermal cross-linker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Lionel Petton, Johan Loccufier, Ellen Bertels
  • Publication number: 20200087854
    Abstract: An ink jet printing method includes jetting an aqueous ink jet ink onto a fabric containing cellulose fibres followed by a drying step. The ink jet ink includes a polyurethane resin having an anionic group and a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof, wherein the polyurethane resin is obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a polyether diol, a polyol or amine containing an anionic group, and a polyisocyanate, and the polyester polyol is obtained by reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid and a polyol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Ellen BERTELS, Hubertus VAN AERT
  • Publication number: 20190276581
    Abstract: A polyurethane resin having an anionic group and a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof is obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a polyether diol, a polyol containing an anionic group, and a polyisocyanate, and the polyester polyol is obtained by reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid and a polyol. The polyurethane resin can be used as binder in an ink jet ink and provides excellent scratch and solvent resistance of printed images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Hubertus VAN AERT, Ellen BERTELS, Johan LOCCUFIER
  • Publication number: 20190264052
    Abstract: An ink jet ink includes water, a water-soluble organic solvent, a resin, and an anionic heptamethine cyanine dye including a substituted or unsubstituted five or six membered ring in the heptamethine chain, the dye having a maximum absorption between 800 and 1200 nm to increase drying speed and improve image quality when dried with NIR or CIR dryers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Johan LOCCUFIER, Ellen BERTELS
  • Publication number: 20180230647
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing printed textiles including the steps of: a) inkjet printing an image onto a textile substrate with one or more inkjet printing liquids containing thermally reactive composite resin particles in an aqueous medium; and b) fixing the inkjet printed image by applying directly and/or indirectly a heat treatment to the image; wherein the thermally reactive composite resin particles contain at least one thermal cross-linker and at least one polymeric resin containing functional groups suitable for reacting with the thermal cross-linker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Inventors: Lionel PETTON, Johan LOCCUFIER, Ellen BERTELS
  • Publication number: 20180216289
    Abstract: An inkjet printing liquid contains thermally reactive composite resin particles in an aqueous medium, wherein the thermally reactive composite resin particles contain: a) at least one thermal cross-linker; and b) at least one polymeric resin containing functional groups suitable for reacting with the thermal cross-linker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Lionel PETTON, Johan LOCCUFIER, Ellen BERTELS