Patents by Inventor Johan Loccufier

Johan Loccufier 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: 10947402
    Abstract: An inkjet method for producing a solder mask in the manufacture of a Printed Circuit uses a solder mask inkjet ink containing at least one photo-initiator, at least one free radical polymerizable compound and at least one allyl sulfone 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: March 16, 2021
    Assignees: AFGA-GEVAERT NV, ELECTRA POLYMER LTD
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot
  • Patent number: 10947405
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of a capsule is composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core, the core includes one or more chemical reactants capable of forming a reaction product upon application of heat and/or radiation and the shell is stabilized by cationic dispersing groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Luc Decoster
  • Patent number: 10941309
    Abstract: A fluid set for textile printing includes an aqueous inkjet ink containing a pigment stabilized by anionic dispersing groups and an aqueous pre-treatment liquid. The aqueous pre-treatment liquid includes a capsule having a core including a thermally reactive crosslinker and a polymeric shell stabilized by cationic dispersing groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Luc Decoster
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10907064
    Abstract: An inkjet ink contains self-dispersible capsules having a polymeric shell surrounding a core containing one or more chemical reactants, wherein the capsules are dispersed in an aqueous medium by a dispersing group covalently bonded to the polymeric shell, and the dispersing group is a carboxylic acid or salt thereof; and no more than 0.5 wt % of an amphoteric surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventor: Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20210017068
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an etched glass article including the steps of jetting an image with a UV curable inkjet ink on a surface of the glass article; curing the image; etching the surface not covered by the UV cured image to obtain an etched image; and solubilising the UV cured image in an aqueous alkaline solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Rita TORFS, Frank LOUWET, Johan LOCCUFIER, Mark LENS
  • Publication number: 20210016588
    Abstract: A method of near infrared (NIR) laser processing a resin based article includes the steps of applying a composition including a specific optothermal converting agent on a surface of the article, and exposing at least part of the applied optothermal converting agent with a NIR laser. The specific optothermal converting has an improved stability towards the environment and therefore renders the laser processing method more reliable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Faima LAZREG, Johan LOCCUFIER, Jan VENNEMAN, Tim DESMET
  • Publication number: 20210002500
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) wherein an inkjet printing step is used, characterized in that in the inkjet printing step a radiation curable inkjet ink comprising an adhesion promoter having a chemical structure according to Formula I is jetted and cured on a substrate, wherein X is selected from the group consisting of O and NR3, L1 and L2 independently represent a divalent linking group comprising from 2 to 20 carbon atoms, R1 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, R2 is selected from the group consisting of a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkaryl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aralkyl group and a substituted or un-substituted (hetero)aryl group, R3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl gr
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs
  • Publication number: 20200399492
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink including an adhesion promoter according to Formula (I), wherein X is selected from the group consisting of O and NR3, L represents a divalent linking group comprising from 1 to 20 carbon atoms, R1 is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, R2 is selected from the group consisting of a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkaryl group, a substituted or unsubstituted araikyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted (hetero)aryl group, R3 is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkaryl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aralkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted (hetero)
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs
  • Patent number: 10851254
    Abstract: A specific RAFT functionalized photoinitiator and its use in radiation curable compositions, inks and inkjet inks. The specific RAFT functionalized photoinitiator can be advantageously used to reduce migrateables and bad odour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventor: 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: 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
  • Publication number: 20200332140
    Abstract: A radiation curable solder mask inkjet ink contains a photo-initiator, a polymerizable compound and a flame retardant wherewith a high quality solder mask withstanding the high thermal stress during the soldering process while maintaining excellent physical properties and flame retardancy may be produced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Rita TORFS, Johan LOCCUFIER, Clive LANDELLS, Christopher WALL
  • Patent number: 10793468
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an etched glass article includes the steps of jetting an image with a UV curable inkjet ink on a surface of the glass article; UV curing the image; etching the surface not covered by the UV cured image to obtain an etched image; and removing the UV cured image in an aqueous alkaline solution; wherein the UV curable inkjet ink includes a polymerizable composition, wherein at least 80 wt % of the polymerizable composition consists of: a) 15.0 to 70.0 wt % of an acryl amide; b) 20.0 to 75.0 wt % of a polyfunctional acrylate; and c) 1.0 to 15.0 wt % of a (meth)acrylate containing a carboxylic acid group, a phosphoric acid group or a phosphonic acid group-; with all weight percentages (wt %) based on the total weight of the polymerizable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Inventors: Rita Torfs, Frank Louwet, Johan Loccufier, Mark Lens
  • 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: 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
  • 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: 10759952
    Abstract: An aqueous radiation curable inkjet ink contains an aqueous medium and polymer nanoparticles charged with a polymerizable compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Roel De Mondt, Johan Loccufier
  • Patent number: 10752782
    Abstract: A radiation curable composition including at least one organic silver salt, at least one reducing agent for the organic silver salt, and a polymerizable composition of at least one polymerizable compound, wherein the radiation curable composition is a radiation curable inkjet ink containing at least 50 wt % of a monofunctional polymerizable compound based on the total weight of the polymerizable composition. The radiation curable composition is especially useful for generating black UV light blocking borders in laminated safety glass for automotive applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventor: Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20200262192
    Abstract: A positive-working lithographic printing plate precursor includes on a support having a hydrophilic surface or which is provided with a hydrophilic layer, a heat and/or light-sensitive coating including an infrared absorbing agent and a binder including a monomeric unit including an oxalylamide moiety and a monomeric unit including a solubility enhancing group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Tim DESMET, Johan LOCCUFIER