Patents by Inventor Hubertus Van Aert

Hubertus Van Aert 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).

  • Publication number: 20220363846
    Abstract: A flame retardant film comprising a polyester containing film comprising on a side thereof, a flame retardant layer. The flame retardant layer comprises a colloidal metal oxide in an amount of 6 g/m2 of more, an inorganic binder in an amount of 2 g/m2 or more, a first flame retardant being a phosphorous containing compound in an amount of 10 g/m2 or more and a second flame retardant being a mineral compound selected from the group of aluminum hydroxide, aluminum trihydrate, magnesium hydroxide, magnesium calcium carbonate, hydrated magnesium carbonate, aluminum oxide hydroxide, boron compounds, antimony trioxide and combinations thereof, the amount of the second flame retardant is 6 g/m2 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Geert Vercruysse, Hubertus Van Aert, Dirk Quintens, Sarah Richardson, Stefaan Smet
  • Publication number: 20220289991
    Abstract: A radiation curable composition comprising: a) at least one monofunctional (meth)acrylate containing a carboxylic acid group, a phosphoric acid group or a phosphonic acid group; b) an acrylamide; c) at least one polyfunctional (meth)acrylate; characterized in that the radiation curable composition further comprises at least 0.1 wt % of a liquid penetrating controlling monomer selected from the group consisting of a C6-C20 alkyl (meth)acrylate, a fluorinated (meth)acrylate and a silicone (meth)acrylate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Romane Andre, Fernando Cortes Salazar, Mark Lens, Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20220259448
    Abstract: An aqueous polyurethane resin dispersion, the polyurethane resin having a cationic group and a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof and is obtainable by reacting a polyisocyanate with a polyether diol and with a polymeric diol such as a polyester diol, polyether diol, polycarbonate diol, polyacrylate diol or polyolefin diol and with a cationic polyol selected from the group consisting of an quaternary ammonium, a quaternary phosphonium, a tertiary sulfonium and a iodonium wherein the cationic polyol comprises at least two hydroxyl groups and has a total number of carbon atoms making up the carbon chains between the cationic charged atom and a hetero atom or end of the carbon chain of the cation over charge ratio of at least 12. The aqueous dispersion can be used in treatment liquids for inkjet printing and in inkjet inks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier, Marie Lehericey, Mei-Yuan Hsu
  • Publication number: 20220259366
    Abstract: An aqueous polyurethane resin dispersion, the polyurethane resin having a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof and is obtainable by reacting in an organic solvent, a polyisocyanate with a 1,2 or 1,3 polyether diol and with a polymeric diol selected from the group consisting of polyester diol, polyether diol, polycarbonate diol, polyacrylate diol and polyolefin diol and by adding a cationic surfactant or cationic surfactant precursor to the organic solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier, Marie Lehericey, Mei-Yuan Hsu
  • Publication number: 20220041878
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of particles comprising a resin having at least one repeating unit of formula I, II and/or III and which is obtainable by contacting in a liquid comprising water, a compound A comprising at least 2 functional groups selected from the group of functional groups —X—C(?O)—CHR1-C(?O)—R2, —X—C(?O)—C?C—R2; or —X—C(?O)—CR1=CR2-NR11R12, the functional groups are linked by a linking group comprising a polyester, polyether, polyolefin, polydimethylsiloxane or polycarbonate chain with a compound B comprising at least two —NH2, —NH3+ or —N?C?O, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R11 and R12 have the same meaning as that defined in the claims and w. The invention also includes a method of producing the aqueous dispersion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier, Jos Louwet
  • Publication number: 20210395550
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of resin particles comprising a dispersing group covalently bonded to the resin and at least one repeating unit of formula I, II and/or III and which is obtainable by contacting a compound A comprising at least 2 functional groups selected from the group of functional groups —X—C(?O)—CHR1-C(?O)—R2, —X—C(?O)—C?C—R2; or —X—C(?O)—CR1=CR2-NR11R12, with a compound B comprising at least two —NH2, —NH3+ or —N?C?O, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R11 and R12 have the same meaning as that defined in the claims and wherein compound A and/or B comprise a dispersing group. The invention also includes a method of producing the aqueous dispersion and further relates to an aqueous inkjet ink comprising the resin particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Tim Desmet, Johan Loccufier, Hubertus Van Aert, Ellen Bertels
  • Publication number: 20210362485
    Abstract: A lithographic printing plate precursor is disclosed including a support and a coating comprising (i) a photopolymerisable layer including a polymerisable compound and a photoinitiator, and a toplayer provided above the photopolymerisable layer; characterized in that the toplayer includes a hydrophobic binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Thomas Billiet, Kristof Heylen, Hubertus Van Aert
  • Patent number: 11121274
    Abstract: A backsheet for a photovoltaic module includes a support, an adhesive layer provided on one side of the support, and an outer layer provided on the other side of the support, characterized in that at least one of the adhesive layer and the outer layer is coated from an aqueous composition, and the aqueous composition includes a water soluble or dispersible binder and a water dispersible core/shell polyisocyanate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA-Gevaert NV
    Inventors: Geert Vercruysse, Hanne Verwaest, Carlo Uyttendaele, Hubertus Van Aert
  • Patent number: 11098215
    Abstract: An inkjet method for producing a solder mask in the manufacture of a Printed Circuit Board uses a solder mask inkjet ink containing a polymerizable adhesion promoter and a phenolic compound including at least two phenolic groups. A high quality solder mask withstanding the high thermal stress during the soldering process while maintaining excellent physical properties is produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: AGFA-Gevaert, Electra Polymer Ltd.
    Inventors: Rita Torfs, Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier, Marion Sauvageot
  • Patent number: 11091659
    Abstract: An inkjet method for producing a solder mask in the manufacture of a Printed Circuit Board uses a solder mask inkjet ink containing at least one photo-initiator, at least one free radical polymerizable compound and at least one RAFT compound as adhesion promoter. A high quality solder mask withstanding the high thermal stress during the soldering process while maintaining excellent physical properties is produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignees: AGFA-GEVAERT, Electra Polymer Ltd.
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Fabienne Goethals, Hubertus Van Aert, Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot
  • Publication number: 20210130581
    Abstract: A near infrared (NIR) laser processable resin based article comprising a specific optothermal converting. The specific optothermal converting has an improved thermal stability and therefore renders the preparation of the resin based article more reliable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Tim Desmet, Faima Lazreg, Hubertus Van Aert
  • 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: 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
  • 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: 20200369902
    Abstract: An aqueous pigment dispersion includes at least one dispersing agent having the general formula: The aqueous pigment dispersion can be used in an aqueous inkjet ink which is useful for printing on textile fabrics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Johan LOCCUFIER, Hubertus VAN AERT, Luc DECOSTER
  • Patent number: 10807397
    Abstract: An inkjet printing method for decorative surfaces includes jetting an image on a first thermoplastic foil with one or more pigmented free radical UV curable inkjet inks, at least partially UV curing the jetted image on the first thermoplastic foil, inserting a layer containing a vinylchloride-vinylacetate-vinylalcohol copolymer between a second thermoplastic foil and the first thermoplastic foil with the at least partially UV cured image facing the layer containing the vinylchloride-vinylacetate-vinylalcohol copolymer. At least one of the first and second thermoplastic foils is a transparent thermoplastic foil. The one or more pigmented free radical UV curable inkjet inks contains a polymerizable composition having 30 to 90 wt % of one or more compounds with one ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable group; 10 to 70 wt % of one or more compounds with two ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups; and 0 to 10 wt % of one or more compounds with three or more ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Jens Lenaerts, Hubertus Van Aert, Nadine Willems
  • Patent number: 10767063
    Abstract: An aqueous inkjet ink for forming a colour upon heat treatment includes a) an immobilized leuco dye; b) a colour developing agent or colour developing agent precursor; and c) optionally an opthothermal converting agent; wherein the leuco dye is immobilized by being covalently bonded to polymeric particles or by being included in the core of capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA-Gevaert NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Fabienne Goethals, Hubertus Van Aert, Dirk Kokkelenberg
  • Publication number: 20200266312
    Abstract: A backsheet for a photovoltaic module includes a support, an adhesive layer provided on one side of the support, and an outer layer provided on the other side of the support, characterized in that at least one of the adhesive layer and the outer layer is coated from an aqueous composition, and the aqueous composition includes a water soluble or dispersible binder and a water dispersible core/shell polyisocyanate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Geert VERCRUYSSE, Hanne VERWAEST, Carlo UYTTENDAELE, Hubertus VAN AERT