Patents by Inventor Mark Hampden-Smith

Mark Hampden-Smith 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: 11338540
    Abstract: A dissipative peristaltic pump tube includes a dissipative layer including a thermoplastic elastomer and an anti-static additive, wherein the surface resistivity of the dissipative peristaltic pump tube is at least about 106 ohm/square. Further included is a peristaltic pump that includes the dissipative peristaltic pump tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Zachary Garnsey, Charles S. Golub, Josef E. Guesman, Mark Hampden-Smith, Richard Rodenbucher, Carla S. Taberna, Jian L. Ding
  • Publication number: 20220134308
    Abstract: A body can comprise a substrate and a functional layer overlying at least a portion of a surface of the substrate. The functional layer can comprise metal organic frameworks (MOFs) and a binder, the binder including an organic polymer, and an adhesion loss factor (ALF) of the functional layer to the substrate can be not greater than 7%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Ian KIDD, Wesley S. TOWLE, Paul W. REHRIG, Mark HAMPDEN-SMITH
  • Publication number: 20220025237
    Abstract: A fixed abrasive article having a body including abrasive particles contained within a bond material, the abrasive particles including shaped abrasive particles or elongated abrasive particles having an aspect ratio of length:width of at least 1.1:1, each of the shaped abrasive particles or elongated abrasive particles having a predetermined position or a predetermined three-axis orientation, including a placement angle ranging from +90 degrees to ?90 degrees and a rake angle ranging from +90 degrees to ?90 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: Katherine M. SAHLIN, Mark HAMPDEN-SMITH, Kristin BREDER
  • Patent number: 11230653
    Abstract: A fixed abrasive article having a body including abrasive particles contained within a bond material, the abrasive particles including shaped abrasive particles or elongated abrasive particles having an aspect ratio of length:width of at least 1.1:1, each of the shaped abrasive particles or elongated abrasive particles having a predetermined position or a predetermined three-axis orientation, including a placement angle ranging from +90 degrees to ?90 degrees and a rake angle ranging from +90 degrees to ?90 degrees.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignees: SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIFS
    Inventors: Katherine M. Sahlin, Mark Hampden-Smith, Kristin Breder
  • Publication number: 20210198544
    Abstract: A coated abrasive article comprising a substrate and a plurality of abrasive particles having an average solidity of at least 0.87 and less than 0.97, wherein each of the abrasive particles of the plurality of abrasive particles comprises a body and striations extending along an exterior surface of the body in a direction of a length of the body. Further directed to a plurality of extruded shaped abrasive particles comprising an average solidity of at least 0.87.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Samuel S. MARLIN, Ralph BAUER, Stefan VUJCIC, Paul W. REHRIG, Marie-Camille AUSCHER, Mark HAMPDEN-SMITH, Brahmanandam V. TANIKELLA
  • Patent number: 10982114
    Abstract: A composition including a carrier comprising a liquid, an abrasive particulate contained in the carrier, an accelerant contained in the carrier, the accelerant including at least one free anion selected from the group of iodide (I?), bromide (Br?), fluoride (F?), sulfate (SO42?), sulfide (S2?), sulfite (SO32?), chloride (Cl?), silicate (SiO44?), phosphate (PO43?), nitrate (NO3?), carbonate (CO32?), perchlorate (ClO4?), or any combination thereof, and a buffer contained in a saturated concentration in the carrier, the buffer including a compound selected from MaFx, NbFx, MaNbFx, MaIx, NbIx, MaNbIx, MaBrx, NbBrx, MaNbBrx, Ma(SO4)x, Nb(SO4)x, MaNb(SO4)x, MaSx, NbSx, MaNbSx, Ma(SiO4)x, Nb(SiO4)x, MaNb(SiO4)x, Ma(PO4)x, Nb(PO4)x, MaNb(PO4)x, Ma(NO3)x, Nb(NO3)x, MaNb(NO3)x, Ma(CO3)x, Nb(CO3)x, MaNb(CO3)x, or any combination, wherein M represents a metal element or metal compound; N represents a non-metal element; and a, b, and x is 1-6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Ian T. Sines, Stephen Bottiglieri, Douglas E. Ward, Nabil Nahas, Mark Hampden-Smith, Steven L. Robare
  • Publication number: 20200346426
    Abstract: A dissipative peristaltic pump tube includes a dissipative layer including a thermoplastic elastomer and an anti-static additive, wherein the surface resistivity of the dissipative peristaltic pump tube is at least about 106 ohm/square. Further included is a peristaltic pump that includes the dissipative peristaltic pump tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Zachary GARNSEY, Charles S. Golub, Josef E. Guesman, Mark Hampden-Smith, Richard Rodenbucher, Carla S. Taberna, Jian L. Ding
  • Publication number: 20200339481
    Abstract: A monolithic ceramic body can comprise a first portion comprising a plurality of pores defining an interconnected network of pores, and a second portion integrally formed with the first portion and defining at least a portion of a perimeter surface of the monolithic ceramic body, wherein the second portion can include at least one complementary engagement structure. In another embodiment, a porous ceramic assembly can comprise at least two of the monolithic ceramic bodies which are coupled to each other by a first complementary engagement structure and a second complementary engagement structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Mark Hampden-Smith, Francesca Mirri, Michael McGahan, Bojana Lante, Emmanuel Simadiris, Michael Sender, Paul W. Rehrig, Patrick Van Nuoi Nguyen, Stephen Lee Dahar
  • Publication number: 20190160630
    Abstract: A coated abrasive article comprising a backing and abrasive particles overlying the backing, the abrasive particles having a random rotational orientation and at least 87% of the abrasive particles are oriented at a tilt angle within a range of greater than 44 degrees to 90 degrees, and not greater than 13% of the abrasive particles are oriented at a tilt angle of not greater than 44 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Yi JIANG, Warren V. GLEASON, Patrick J. MALONE, Charles A. BATEMAN, Doruk O. YENER, Mark HAMPDEN-SMITH
  • Publication number: 20190119525
    Abstract: A composition including a carrier comprising a liquid, an abrasive particulate contained in the carrier, an accelerant contained in the carrier, the accelerant including at least one free anion selected from the group of iodide (I?), bromide (Br?), fluoride (F?), sulfate (SO42?), sulfide (S2?), sulfite (SO32?), chloride (Cl?), silicate (SiO44?), phosphate (PO43?), nitrate (NO3?), carbonate (CO32?), perchlorate (ClO4?), or any combination thereof, and a buffer contained in a saturated concentration in the carrier, the buffer including a compound selected from MaFx, NbFx, MaNbFx, MaIx, NbIx, MaNbIx, MaBrx, NbBrx, MaNbBrx, Ma(SO4)x, Nb(SO4)x, MaNb(SO4)x, MaSx, NbSx, MaNbSx, Ma(SiO4)x, Nb(SiO4)x, MaNb(SiO4)x, Ma(PO4)x, Nb(PO4)x, MaNb(PO4)x, Ma(NO3)x, Nb(NO3)x, MaNb(NO3)x, Ma(CO3)x, Nb(CO3)x, MaNb(CO3)x, or any combination, wherein M represents a metal element or metal compound; N represents a non-metal element; and a, b, and x is 1-6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Ian T. Sines, Stephen Bottiglieri, Douglas E. Ward, Nabil Nahas, Mark Hampden-Smith, Steven L. Robare
  • Publication number: 20180086957
    Abstract: A fixed abrasive article having a body including abrasive particles contained within a bond material, the abrasive particles including shaped abrasive particles or elongated abrasive particles having an aspect ratio of length:width of at least 1.1:1, each of the shaped abrasive particles or elongated abrasive particles having a predetermined position or a predetermined three-axis orientation, including a placement angle ranging from +90 degrees to ?90 degrees and a rake angle ranging from +90 degrees to ?90 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Inventors: Katherine M. SAHLIN, Mark HAMPDEN-SMITH, Kristin BREDER
  • Patent number: 9533523
    Abstract: The invention relates to a reflective feature, e.g., reflective security feature or reflective decorative feature, comprising a first element at least partially coplanar with a second element. The first element causes incident light to be reflected with a first intensity that varies as the angle of incidence changes relative to a surface of the reflective feature. The invention also relates to a direct write printing process for forming such a reflective feature from an ink comprising metallic nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: SICPA HOLDING SA
    Inventors: Richard Einhorn, Mark Hampden-Smith, Miodrag Oljaca, Jainisha Shah
  • Patent number: 9112231
    Abstract: A paste suitable for a negative plate of a lead-acid battery comprises lead oxide and composite particles comprising carbon and silica.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Paolina Atanassova, Berislav Blizanac, Toivo Kodas, Mark Hampden-Smith, Miodrag Oljaca
  • Publication number: 20120115031
    Abstract: A paste suitable for a negative plate of a lead-acid battery comprises lead oxide and composite particles comprising carbon and silica.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: CABOT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Paolina ATANASSOVA, Berislav BLIZANAC, Toivo KODAS, Mark HAMPDEN-SMITH, Miodrag OLJACA
  • Patent number: 8058195
    Abstract: The invention is to processes for producing a nanoglass powder batches and to powder batches formed by such processes. In one embodiment, the process comprises the steps of providing a precursor medium comprising a first metal oxide precursor to a first metal oxide, a second metal oxide precursor to a second metal oxide, and a liquid vehicle; and flame spraying the precursor medium under conditions effective to form aggregated nanoglass particles comprising the first and second metal oxides, wherein the aggregated nanoglass particles have an average primary particle size of from 25 nm to 500 nm. The aggregated nanoglass particles preferably have an average aggregate particle size of from 50 nm to 1000 nm and may be amorphous or crystalline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: George Fotou, Mark Hampden-Smith, Mark Kowalski, Hyungrak Kim, Toivo Kodas, Ned Hardman
  • Publication number: 20080318757
    Abstract: The invention is to processes for producing a nanoglass powder batches and to powder batches formed by such processes. In one embodiment, the process comprises the steps of providing a precursor medium comprising a first metal oxide precursor to a first metal oxide, a second metal oxide precursor to a second metal oxide, and a liquid vehicle; and flame spraying the precursor medium under conditions effective to form aggregated nanoglass particles comprising the first and second metal oxides, wherein the aggregated nanoglass particles have an average primary particle size of from 25 nm to 500 nm. The aggregated nanoglass particles preferably have an average aggregate particle size of from 50 nm to 1000 nm and may be amorphous or crystalline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2008
    Publication date: December 25, 2008
    Applicant: CABOT CORPORATION
    Inventors: George FOTOU, Mark HAMPDEN-SMITH, Mark KOWALSKI, Hyungrak KIM, Toivo KODAS, Ned HARDMAN
  • Publication number: 20080093422
    Abstract: A precursor composition for the deposition and formation of an electrical feature such as a conductive feature. The precursor composition advantageously has a low viscosity enabling deposition using direct-write tools. The precursor composition also has a low conversion temperature, enabling the deposition and conversion to an electrical feature on low temperature substrates. A particularly preferred precursor composition includes silver metal for the formation of highly conductive silver features.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Publication date: April 24, 2008
    Applicant: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Toivo Kodas, Mark Hampden-Smith, Karel Vanheusden, Hugh Denham, Aaron Stump, Allen Schult, Paolina Atanassova, Klaus Kunze
  • Publication number: 20080093423
    Abstract: A precursor composition for the deposition and formation of an electrical feature such as a conductive feature. The precursor composition advantageously has a low viscosity enabling deposition using direct-write tools. The precursor composition also has a low conversion temperature, enabling the deposition and conversion to an electrical feature on low temperature substrates. A particularly preferred precursor composition includes silver metal for the formation of highly conductive silver features.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Publication date: April 24, 2008
    Applicant: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Toivo Kodas, Mark Hampden-Smith, Karel Vanheusden, Hugh Denham, Aaron Stump, Allen Schult, Paolina Atanassova, Klaus Kunze
  • Publication number: 20080043085
    Abstract: The invention relates to reflective and non-reflective features formed from multiple inks. In one embodiment, the printed feature comprises a substrate having a first region and a second region, the first and second regions having different surface characteristics; a first printed element disposed on the first region; and a second printed element disposed on the second region, wherein the first printed element is more adherent than the second printed element to the first region. In another embodiment, the printed feature comprises multiple layers formed from different inks exhibiting enhanced durability. The invention is also to processes for forming these features, preferably through a direct write printing process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Richard Einhorn, Mark Hampden-Smith, Scott Haubrich, Rimple Bhatia
  • Publication number: 20080034921
    Abstract: Processes for the production of metal nanoparticles. In one aspect, the invention is to a process comprising the steps of mixing a heated first solution comprising a base and/or a reducing agent (e.g., a non-polyol reducing agent), a polyol, and a polymer of vinyl pyrrolidone with a second solution comprising a metal precursor that is capable of being reduced to a metal by the polyol. In another aspect, the invention is to a process that includes the steps of heating a powder of a polymer of vinyl pyrrolidone; forming a first solution comprising the powder and a polyol; and mixing the first solution with a second solution comprising a metal precursor capable of being reduced to a metal by the polyol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2007
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Karel Vanheusden, Klaus Kunze, Hyungrak Kim, Aaron Stump, Allen Schult, Mark Hampden-Smith, Chuck Edwards, Anthony James, James Caruso, Toivo Kodas, Scott Haubrich, Mark Kowalski, Nathan Stott