Patents by Inventor Matthew J. Kryger

Matthew J. Kryger 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: 11988304
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for joining two tubular elements (14, 22) at a joint using an adhesive that is non-flowable at ambient temperatures but flowable at an elevated temperature. A ring (12) of uncured, non-flowable adhesive is placed around the male end of a male (14)/female (22) pipe interface. Upon exposure to elevated temperatures, the ring (12) melts and flows down into the interface, and cures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventor: Matthew J. Kryger
  • Publication number: 20240124639
    Abstract: A two-part curable composition is provided that includes a first part that includes an oxamido-containing compound and a second part that includes an epoxy resin. The oxamido-containing compound includes at least one first segment derived from a first polyamine and at least one second segment derived from a second polyamine that is different than the first polyamine. The oxamido-containing compound has at least two amino (—NH2) groups that can react with the epoxy resin in the second part of the curable composition. Each part of the curable composition is flowable, often at room temperature or slightly above room temperature, and can be mixed to form a cured composition having structural bonding performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Gregory P. Sorenson, Matthew J. Kryger
  • Publication number: 20240117221
    Abstract: Methods of bonding a male element and a female element, the method including applying an adhesive composition to at least the male element, the male element including a first metal; inserting at least a portion of the male element into the female element thereby forming an external interface between the male element and the female element, the female element including a second metal; and curing the adhesive composition to form an adhesive bond between the male element and the female element, wherein the first metal and the second metal are not the same, wherein the external interface of the male element and female element is covered by the cured adhesive composition and the adhesive composition covering the external interface of the male element and female element limits corrosion of at least a portion of the male element, the female element, or both.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Matthew J. Kryger, Chase M. O'Brien, Dennis C. Ngo, Eric R. Amann
  • Publication number: 20240043725
    Abstract: Articles that include at least two substrates; and an adhesion promoter, wherein the adhesion promoter is a compound of formula I, (I) wherein x is an integer from 1 to 4, y is an integer from 2 to 6, and z is an integer from 1 to 6; and a structural adhesive positioned at least between the two substrates. Structural adhesives including such adhesion promoters and methods for bonding two substrates are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventor: Matthew J. Kryger
  • Patent number: 11884850
    Abstract: A thermally curable adhesive film, a tape, and a method of making the tape, wherein the film includes: a crosslinked (meth)acrylate matrix; and a thermally curable, one-part epoxy/thiol resin composition incorporated within the crosslinked (meth)acrylate matrix; wherein the thermally curable, one-part epoxy/thiol resin composition comprises: an epoxy resin component comprising an epoxy resin having at least two epoxide groups per molecule; a thiol component comprising a polythiol compound having at least two thiol groups; a nitrogen-containing catalyst for the epoxy resin; and an organic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Eric G. Larson, Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger, Shijing Cheng
  • Patent number: 11655327
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components and has a solids content of 90% or greater. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound; an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group, wherein; and an epoxy component. The first hydroxyl-containing compound has more than one OH group and the optional second hydroxyl-containing compound is a primary alcohol or a secondary alcohol. The present disclosure also provides a two-part composition, in which the polymeric material is included in the first part and the second part includes at least one amine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Joseph D. Rule, Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger, Zachary J. Thompson, Richard B. Ross
  • Patent number: 11584823
    Abstract: A curable, one-part epoxy/thiol resin composition comprising: an epoxy resin component comprising an epoxy resin having at least two epoxide groups per molecule; a thiol component comprising a polythiol compound having at least two primary thiol groups; a nitrogen-containing catalyst for the epoxy resin; and a substituted barbituric acid soluble in the one-part epoxy/thiol resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger
  • Publication number: 20230012969
    Abstract: A composition is described comprising a cyclic olefin; a ring opening metathesis polymerization catalyst; and at least 40 wt. % of thermally conductive particles. The thermally conductive particles are selected such that the composition after curing has a thermal conductivity of at least 1W/M*K. In one embodiment, the thermally conductive particle comprises a combination of smaller and larger thermally conductive particles. In another embodiment, the thermally conductive particles comprise boron nitride particles. Also described are (e.g. structural) adhesives, methods of bonding and articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Mario A. Perez, Li Yao, Eumi Pyun, Binhong Lin, Michael A. Kropp, Kalc C. Vang, Matthew J. Kryger
  • Publication number: 20220396659
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components and an inorganic filler. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound; and an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group. The present disclosure also provides a two-part composition, in which the polymeric material is included in the first part and the second part includes at least one amine. Further, a method of adhering two substrates is provided, including obtaining a two-part composition; combining at least a portion of the first part with at least a portion of the second part to form a mixture; disposing at least a portion of the mixture on a first substrate; and contacting a second substrate with the mixture disposed on the first substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Li Yao, Joseph D. Rule, Matthew J. Kryger, Michael A Kropp
  • Publication number: 20220396658
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a two-part composition polymeric material including a first part and a second part. The first part includes an inorganic filler and a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound; and an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group. The second part includes a polythiol having an average sulfhydryl group functionality of 2 or greater. Further, a method of adhering two substrates is provided, including obtaining a two-part composition; combining at least a portion of the first part with at least a portion of the second part to form a mixture; disposing at least a portion of the mixture on a first substrate; and contacting a second substrate with the mixture disposed on the first substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Li Yao, Joseph D. Rule, Matthew J. Kryger, Michael A. Kropp
  • Patent number: 11377573
    Abstract: A curable composition that includes a urethane multifunctional (meth)acrylate, an inorganic filler having a primary particle dimension of at least 200 nm, a photoinitiator system that can be activated by electromagnetic radiation in the range of 340-550 nm, a reactive diluent, and a reinforcing silica having a primary particle dimension of 100 nm of less. The sum of the absolute value of the difference in the refractive index of the filler and the refractive index of the composition cured without filler plus the birefringence of the filler is 0.054 or less, i.e. 0.054?|nfiller?nmatrix|+?filler, where nfiller is the refractive index of the filler, nmatrix is the refractive index of the composition cured without filler, and ?filler is the birefringence of the filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Ying Lin, Sheng Ye, Timothy D. Dunbar, Bradley D. Craig, Dong-Wei Zhu, Matthew J. Kryger, Richard J. Pokorny, Michael A. Kropp
  • Publication number: 20220162376
    Abstract: A curable composition includes a first part comprising an epoxy resin; and a second part comprising a multifunctional, functional thiol containing compound. The curable composition further includes an inorganic filler present in an amount of at least 20 weight %, based on the total weight of the curable composition. The multifunctional, functional thiol containing compound comprises an ether in the backbone thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Li Yao, Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger, Wayne S. Mahoney, Mario A. Perez, Shuang Wu, Lingjie Tong, Ahmad Shaaban, Adrian T. Jung, Jeremy M. Higgins, Ying Lin
  • Publication number: 20220057025
    Abstract: Apparatus and method for joining two tubular elements (14, 22) at a joint using an adhesive that is non-flowable at ambient temperatures but flowable at an elevated temperature. A ring (12) of uncured, non-flowable adhesive is placed around the male end of a male (14)/female (22) pipe interface. Upon exposure to elevated temperatures, the ring (12) melts and flows down into the interface, and cures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventor: Matthew J. Kryger
  • Publication number: 20210403634
    Abstract: A curable, one-part epoxy/thiol resin composition comprising: an epoxy resin component comprising an epoxy resin having at least two epoxide groups per molecule; a thiol component comprising a polythiol compound having at least two primary thiol groups; a nitrogen-containing catalyst for the epoxy resin; and a substituted barbituric acid soluble in the one-part epoxy/thiol resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger
  • Publication number: 20210388152
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components and has a solids content of 90% or greater. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound; an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group; an epoxy component; and an accelerator. The first hydroxyl-containing compound has more than one OH group and the optional second hydroxyl-containing compound is a primary alcohol or a secondary alcohol. The present disclosure also provides a two-part composition, in which a polymeric material is included in the first part and the second part includes at least one thiol-containing compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Joseph D. Rule, Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger, Susan E. DeMoss, Jonathan D. Zook, Zachary J. Thompson
  • Publication number: 20210340309
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components and has a solids content of 90% or greater. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound; an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group, wherein; and an epoxy component. The epoxy component is present in an amount of 35% by weight or greater, based on the total weight of the polymerizable composition. The first hydroxyl-containing compound has more than one OH group and the optional second hydroxyl-containing compound is a primary alcohol or a secondary alcohol. The present disclosure also provides a two-part composition, in which the polymeric material is included in the first part and the second includes at least one amine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Joseph D. Rule, Matthew J. Kryger, Michael A. Kropp, Jay S. Schlechte, Zachary J. Thompson
  • Publication number: 20210324250
    Abstract: A one-part thermally curable composition comprises at least one polyuretdione, thermally activatable amine curative; optional epoxy resin; optional polythiol having an average sulfhydryl group functionality of at least 2; and optional acid stabilizer. The at least one polyuretdione has an average uretdione ring functionality of at least 1.2, and is a reaction product of components comprising: a uretdione-containing material comprising a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group, wherein the first hydroxyl-containing compound is a primary alcohol or a secondary alcohol; and a second hydroxyl-containing compound having more than one OH group, wherein the second hydroxyl-containing compound is a polyol and the reaction product comprises 0.2 to 0.5, inclusive, of hydroxyl equivalents relative to isocyanate equivalents. Cured compositions and assemblies including them are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Joseph D. Rule, Matthew J. Kryger, Michael A. Kropp
  • Publication number: 20210317258
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components, a polythiol having an average sulfhydryl group functionality of 2 or greater, and an acidic stabilizer. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound having more than one OH group; and an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group. The second hydroxyl-containing compound is a primary alcohol or a secondary alcohol. The present disclosure also provides a two-part composition, in which a polymeric material is included in the first part and the second part includes at least one accelerator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Joseph D. Rule, Matthew J. Kryger, Michael A. Kropp
  • Publication number: 20210317254
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components and has a solids content of 90% or greater. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound; an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group, wherein; and an epoxy component. The first hydroxyl-containing compound has more than one OH group and the optional second hydroxyl-containing compound is a primary alcohol or a secondary alcohol. The present disclosure also provides a two-part composition, in which the polymeric material is included in the first part and the second part includes at least one amine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Joseph D. Rule, Michael A. Kropp, Matthew J. Kryger, Zachary J. Thompson, Richard B. Ross
  • Publication number: 20210317252
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polymeric material including a polymerized reaction product of a polymerizable composition including components, and a thermally activatable amine curative, and has a solids content of 90% or greater. The components include a uretdione-containing material including a reaction product of a diisocyanate reacted with itself; a first hydroxyl-containing compound; and an optional second hydroxyl-containing compound having a single OH group. The first hydroxyl-containing compound has more than one OH group and the optional second hydroxyl-containing compound is a primary alcohol or a secondary alcohol. The present disclosure also provides a two-part composition, in which a polymeric material is included in the first part and the second part includes at least one liquid amine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Kolby L. White, Matthew J. Kryger, Joseph D. Rule, Michael A. Kropp, Adrian T. Jung