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: 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
  • Publication number: 20200238246
    Abstract: A composition includes a capsules having an improved solvent and heat resistance. The capsules are prepared via interfacial polymerization between a polyisocyanate and a polyhydrazide. The capsules include a leuco dye and may be used in laser markable compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Fabienne GOETHALS, Freya CURINCKX, Johan LOCCUFIER
  • Patent number: 10669438
    Abstract: An inkjet ink includes a) an aqueous medium; and b) capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core; wherein the capsules are dispersed in the aqueous medium using a dispersing group covalently bonded to the polymeric shell; wherein the core contains a photoinitiator and one or more chemical reactants capable of forming a reaction product upon application of UV light; wherein the capsules have an average particle size of no more than 4 ?m as determined by dynamic laser diffraction; and wherein the photoinitiator is a diffusion hindered photoinitiator selected from the group consisting of multifunctional photoinitiators, oligomeric photoinitiators, polymeric photoinitiators and polymerizable photoinitiators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Luc Decoster
  • Publication number: 20200165193
    Abstract: Developing agent precursors and laser markable compositions including such developing agent precursors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventor: Johan LOCCUFIER
  • Patent number: 10662532
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an embossing element for decorative surfaces includes the steps of: a) UV curable inkjet printing a decorative pattern on a metallic surface; and b) forming a relief by etching metal from the metallic surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignees: AGFA-GEVAERT N.V., AGFA NV
    Inventors: Roel De Mondt, Rita Torfs, Johan Loccufier
  • Patent number: 10655027
    Abstract: A free radical radiation curable liquid includes a) a photoinitiator; and b) a monomer or oligomer including an alkali hydrolyzable group. The alkali hydrolyzable group is an oxalate group located in the atomic chain between two free radical polymerizable groups of the monomer or oligomer including the alkali hydrolyzable group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Stefaan Smet
  • Publication number: 20200148907
    Abstract: A laser markable composition has an improved stability towards the environment by using specific Near Infrared absorbing compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Faima LAZREG, Johan LOCCUFIER
  • Patent number: 10626276
    Abstract: A radiation curable composition for preparing a polymeric membrane includes a) a membrane polymer selected from the group consisting of a polysulfone (PSU), a polyether sulfone (PES), a polyether etherketone (PEEK), a polyvinylchloride (PVC), a polyacrylonitrile (PAN), a polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF), a polyimide (PI), a polyamide (PA) and copolymers thereof; b) a hydrophobic monomer or oligomer having at least two free radical polymerizable groups independently selected from the group consisting of an acrylate group, a methacrylate group, an acrylamide group, a methacrylamide group, a styrene group, a vinyl ether group, a vinyl ester group, a maleate group, a fumarate group, an itaconate group, and a maleimide group; and c) an organic solvent for the membrane polymer and the hydrophobic monomer. A polymeric membrane and a method for manufacturing the membrane are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: AGFA-GEVAERT, KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
    Inventors: Izabela Struzynska-Piron, Ivo Vankelecom, Luc Vanmaele, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20200115575
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of capsules including a resin having at least one repeating unit of formula I, II, and/or III and which is obtainable by contacting, in a liquid including water, a compound A including at least 2 functional groups selected from the 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 including at least two of —NH2, —NH3++, or —N?C?O. A method of producing the aqueous dispersion further relates to an aqueous ink jet ink including the resin capsules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Tim DESMET, Johan LOCCUFIER
  • Patent number: 10619066
    Abstract: A metallic nanoparticle dispersion includes metallic nanoparticles and less than 50 ?mol/g metal of an inorganic acid or a compound capable of generating such an acid during curing of a metallic layer or pattern formed from the dispersion. The presence of such small amounts an inorganic acid increases the conductivity of metallic layers or patterns formed from the metallic nanoparticle dispersions at moderate curing conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: AFGA-GEVAERT
    Inventors: Dirk Bollen, Nicolas Vriamont, Johan Loccufier
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10591821
    Abstract: A flexographic printing precursor includes a support and a photopolymerisable layer including a monomer, an initiator and having a thickness between 0.5 mm and 7.0 mm, characterized in that the photopolymerisable layer contains magnetic or magnetisable particles. A method of developing the flexographic printing precursor to obtain a printing element with a relief image using a magnetic field is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Thomas Billiet
  • Patent number: 10584258
    Abstract: An aqueous UV curable inkjet ink includes an aqueous medium; a photoinitiator; a thiol compound including at least two thiol groups; polymeric particles including a polymer, an oligomer, or a monomer having ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups; and optionally a colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventor: Johan Loccufier
  • Patent number: 10569528
    Abstract: A method according for preparing a lithographic printing plate containing a lithographic image consisting of printing areas and non-printing areas includes the steps of jetting and curing droplets of a first curable fluid on a hydrophilic support thereby forming a printing area of the lithographic image; and jetting and curing droplets of a second curable fluid in a non-printing area of the lithographic image thereby forming a hydrophilic protective layer on the hydrophilic support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Tim Desmet, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20200047466
    Abstract: A method for producing laminated safety glass includes the steps of applying imagewise a thermally reducible composition including a organic metal salt on a glass surface or a thermoplastic polymeric surface, and heating at least the imagewise applied thermally reducible composition to form a metal from the organic metal salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Tom CLOOTS, Johan LOCCUFIER, Guido FRANSEN
  • Patent number: 10549508
    Abstract: A method for producing laminated safety glass includes the steps of applying imagewise a thermally reducible composition including a organic metal salt on a glass surface or a thermoplastic polymeric surface, and heating at least the imagewise applied thermally reducible composition to form a metal from the organic metal salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Tom Cloots, Johan Loccufier, Guido Fransen
  • Publication number: 20190367762
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of a capsule is composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core, the core containing an oligomeric blocked isocyanate characterized in that the blocked isocyanate is derived from from a di-, tri- or tetrafunctional isocyanate terminated oligomer selected from the group of an isocyanate terminated oligo-ether, an isocyanate terminated oligo-ester, an isocyanate terminated oligo-carbonate, an isocyanate terminated butadiene oligomer, an isocyanate terminated hydrogenated butadiene, an isocyanate terminated isoprene oligomer, an isocyanate terminated silicone and combinations thereof. The dispersion is suitable for pre-treatment liquids and inkjet inks in textile printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventor: Johan LOCCUFIER
  • Publication number: 20190367758
    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: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Rita TORFS, Hubertus VAN AERT, Johan LOCCUFIER, Marion SAUVAGEOT