Patents by Inventor Mitsuhiro Usugaya

Mitsuhiro Usugaya 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: 20200270386
    Abstract: A molding material including a resin material that has a graft chain containing constituent units derived from a fluorine-containing compound and a non-fluorinated compound. The graft chain thereof may be formed, for example, using ionizing radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro OSHIMA, Kazuyuki SATOH, Mitsuhiro USUGAYA, Yoshikage OHMUKAI, Yuko SHIOTANI
  • Publication number: 20190085137
    Abstract: A method for producing a molded article from a molding material, wherein the molding material contains a fluorine-containing graft chain. Also disclosed is a molding material for a fluorine-containing molded article including a resin material having a graft chain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki SATOH, Mitsuhiro USUGAYA, Kenji ADACHI
  • Patent number: 10077327
    Abstract: A water- and oil-repellent agent is an aqueous emulsion containing: (I) a fluorine-containing copolymer, (II) a surfactant, and (III) an aqueous medium. The fluorine-containing copolymer contains repeating units derived from (a) a fluorine-containing monomer containing a fluoroalkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms and (b) a fluorine-free monomer selected from the group consisting of vinyl halide and vinylidene halide, wherein the fluorine-containing copolymer has a melt viscosity of 1,000 to 100,000 cP at a temperature of 100° C. under a load of 25 kgf/cm2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hisako Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Takashi Enomoto
  • Patent number: 9988759
    Abstract: A surface treatment agent, which can impart the excellent water- and oil-repellency, soil resistance and feeling to the substrate, is obtained from a fluorine-containing polymer which contains: (A) a monomer which comprises; (A1) a fluorine-containing monomer of the formula: CH2?C(—X)—C(?O)—Y—Z—Rf wherein X is a hydrogen atom, a monovalent organic group, or a halogen atom, Y is —O— or —NH—, Z is a direct bond or a divalent organic group, and Rf is a fluoroalkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, and (A2) a (meth)acrylate monomer having a cyclic hydrocarbon group, and (B) at least one functional organopolysiloxane selected from the group consisting of a mercapto-functional organopolysiloxane, a vinyl-functional organopolysiloxane, a (meth)acrylamide-functional organopolysiloxane and a (meth)acrylate-functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignees: Dow Silicones Corporation, Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinichi Minami, Takashi Enomoto, Tetsuya Masutani, Masahiro Miyahara, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Rumi Takeuchi, Ikuo Yamamoto, Peter Cheshire Hupfield
  • Patent number: 9945069
    Abstract: A textile having high fluorine adhesion rate, and excellent water- and oil-repellency can be obtained by a method of producing a treated textile, comprising steps of: (1) preparing a treatment liquid comprising a water- and oil-repellent agent which comprises at least one fluorine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of a fluorine-containing polymer or a fluorine-containing low molecular weight compound, (2) adjusting pH of the treatment liquid to at most 7, (3) applying the treatment liquid to a textile, (4) treating the textile with steam, and (5) washing the textile with water and dehydrating the textile, wherein the treatment liquid comprises a thermally gelling substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hisako Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Usugaya
  • Publication number: 20170088653
    Abstract: Provided is a surfactant which has a high surface tension reducing ability and a high solubility in a liquid medium, containing a fluorine-containing copolymer containing, as essential components, a monomer having a fluoroalkyl group having 1 to 7 carbon atoms, a hydrophilic monomer, and a monomer having an ion donor group. Further provided are a coating composition, an ink composition and a photographic emulsion composition, each comprising the surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro USUGAYA, Kayo KUSUMI
  • Publication number: 20140142222
    Abstract: Provided is a surfactant which has a high surface tension reducing ability and a high solubility in a liquid medium, comprising a fluorine-containing copolymer containing, as essential components, a monomer having a fluoroalkyl group having 1 to 7 carbon atoms, a hydrophilic monomer, and a monomer having an ion donor group. Further provided are a coating composition, an ink composition and a photographic emulsion composition, each comprising the surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro USUGAYA, Kayo Kusumi
  • Patent number: 8568886
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fluorine-containing copolymer having sufficient stability in water, which is capable of providing paper with sufficient oil resistance. The fluorine-containing polymer contains, as essential components, (a) a fluorine-containing monomer represented by general formula (I) CH2?C(—X)—C(?O)—Y—[—(CH2)m—Z—]p—(CH2)n—Rf (wherein X represents a hydrogen atom; Y represents —O— or —NH—; Z represents a direct bond, —S— or —SO2—; Rf represents a fluoroalkyl group having 1-6 carbon atoms; m is a number of 1-10; n is a number of 0-10; and p is 0 or 1) and (b) an alkoxy group-containing monomer represented by general formula (II) CH2?C(X?)—C(?O)—O—(RO)q—H (wherein X? represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R represents an alkylene group having 2-4 carbon atoms wherein a part or all of hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a hydroxyl group; and q represent an integer of 1-50). The fluorine-containing polymer does not contain a monomer having an amino group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Michio Matsuda, Tetsuya Uehara, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Ikuo Yamamoto, Takashi Enomoto, Kayo Kusumi
  • Publication number: 20120016070
    Abstract: Provided is a surfactant which has a high surface tension reducing ability and a high solubility in a liquid medium, comprising a fluorine-containing copolymer containing, as essential components, a monomer having a fluoroalkyl group having 1 to 7 carbon atoms, a hydrophilic monomer, and a monomer having an ion donor group. Further provided are a coating composition, an ink composition and a photographic emulsion composition, each comprising the surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2010
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Kayo Kusumi
  • Publication number: 20110287678
    Abstract: A surface treatment agent, which can impart the excellent water- and oil-repellency, soil resistance and feeling to the substrate, is obtained from a fluorine-containing polymer which contains: (A) a monomer which comprises; (A1) a fluorine-containing monomer of the formula: CH2?C(—X)—C(?O)—Y—Z—Rf wherein X is a hydrogen atom, a monovalent organic group, or a halogen atom, Y is —O— or —NH—, Z is a direct bond or a divalent organic group, and Rf is a fluoroalkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, and (A2) a (meth)acrylate monomer having a cyclic hydrocarbon group, and (B) at least one functional organopolysiloxane selected from the group consisting of a mercapto-functional organopolysiloxane, a vinyl-functional organopolysiloxane, a (meth)acrylamide-functional organopolysiloxane and a (meth)acrylate-functional group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2009
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Applicants: DOW CORNING CORPORATION, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi Minami, Takashi Enomoto, Tetsuya Masutani, Masahiro Miyahara, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Rumi Takeuchi, Ikuo Yamamoto, Peter Cheshire Hupfield
  • Publication number: 20110027593
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fluorine-containing copolymer having sufficient stability in water, which is capable of providing paper with sufficient oil resistance. The fluorine-containing polymer contains, as essential components, (a) a fluorine-containing monomer represented by general formula (I) CH2?C(—X)—C(?O)—Y—[—(CH2)m—Z—]p—(CH2)n—Rf (wherein X represents a hydrogen atom; Y represents —O— or —NH—; Z represents a direct bond, —S— or —SO2—; Rf represents a fluoroalkyl group having 1-6 carbon atoms; m is a number of 1-10; n is a number of 0-10; and p is 0 or 1) and (b) an alkoxy group-containing monomer represented by general formula (II) CH2?C(X?)—C(?O)—O—(RO)q—H (wherein X? represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R represents an alkylene group having 2-4 carbon atoms wherein a part or all of hydrogen atoms may be substituted by a hydroxyl group; and q represent an integer of 1-50). The fluorine-containing polymer does not contain a monomer having an amino group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Michio Matsuda, Tetsuya Uehara, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Ikuo Yamamoto, Takashi Enomoto, Kayo Kusumi
  • Publication number: 20110028059
    Abstract: A water- and oil-repellent agent is an aqueous emulsion containing: (I) a fluorine-containing copolymer, (II) a surfactant, and (III) an aqueous medium. The fluorine-containing copolymer contains repeating units derived from (a) a fluorine-containing monomer containing a fluoroalkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms and (b) a fluorine-free monomer selected from the group consisting of vinyl halide and vinylidene halide, wherein the fluorine-containing copolymer has a melt viscosity of 1,000 to 100,000 cP at a temperature of 100° C. under a load of 25 kgf/cm2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Inventors: Hisako Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Takashi Enomoto
  • Publication number: 20110021099
    Abstract: A water- and oil-repellent agent is an aqueous emulsion containing a fluorine-containing polymer. The fluorine-containing polymer comprises (a) a fluorine-containing monomer, and (b) a crosslinkable monomer, wherein the monomers (a) and (b) are polymerized in the presence of a chain transfer agent to produce the fluorine-containing polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Inventors: Hisako Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Ryousuke Hara
  • Publication number: 20110020591
    Abstract: A textile having high fluorine adhesion rate, and excellent water- and oil-repellency can be obtained by a method of producing a treated textile, comprising steps of: (1) preparing a treatment liquid comprising a water- and oil-repellent agent which comprises at least one fluorine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of a fluorine-containing polymer or a fluorine-containing low molecular weight compound, (2) adjusting pH of the treatment liquid to at most 7, (3) applying the treatment liquid to a textile, (4) treating the textile with steam, and (5) washing the textile with water and dehydrating the textile, wherein the treatment liquid comprises a thermally gelling substance and a salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSSRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hisako Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Usugaya
  • Publication number: 20100316835
    Abstract: A textile having high fluorine adhesion rate, and excellent water- and oil-repellency can be obtained by a method of producing a treated textile, comprising steps of: (1) preparing a treatment liquid comprising a water- and oil-repellent agent which comprises at least one fluorine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of a fluorine-containing polymer or a fluorine-containing low molecular weight compound, (2) adjusting pH of the treatment liquid to at most 7, (3) applying the treatment liquid to a textile, (4) treating the textile with steam, and (5) washing the textile with water and dehydrating the textile, wherein the treatment liquid comprises a thermally gelling substance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2007
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hisako Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Usugaya
  • Publication number: 20100143641
    Abstract: Excellent water- and oil-repellency and soil releasability can be obtained by a method of preparing a treated textile, having steps of: (1) preparing a treatment liquid containing a water- and oil-repellent agent and a stain blocking agent, (2) adjusting pH of the treatment liquid to at most 7, (3) applying the treatment liquid to a textile, (4) treating the textile with steam, and (5) washing the textile with water and dehydrating the textile, wherein the water- and oil-repellent agent contains at least one fluorine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of a fluorine-containing polymer and a fluorine-containing low molecular weight compound, and the water- and oil-repellent agent or the treatment liquid contains a cationic emulsifying agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2010
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ikuo Yamamoto, Kayo Kusumi, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Ryosuke Hara, Takahito Kanbara
  • Patent number: 7678155
    Abstract: Excellent water- and oil-repellency and soil releasability can be obtained by a method of preparing a treated textile, having steps of: (1) preparing a treatment liquid containing a water- and oil-repellent agent and a stain blocking agent, (2) adjusting pH of the treatment liquid to at most 7, (3) applying the treatment liquid to a textile, (4) treating the textile with steam, and (5) washing the textile with water and dehydrating the textile, wherein the water- and oil-repellent agent contains at least one fluorine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of a fluorine-containing polymer and a fluorine-containing low molecular weight compound, and the water- and oil-repellent agent or the treatment liquid contains a cationic emulsifying agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2010
    Assignee: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ikuo Yamamoto, Kayo Kusumi, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Ryosuke Hara, Takahito Kanbara
  • Publication number: 20090155600
    Abstract: A treatment for paper, containing (A) a fluorine-containing polymer comprising repeating units derived from a fluorine-containing monomer (a) represented by the general formula (I): CH2?C(—X)—C(?O)—Y—(CH2)m-Z-(CH2)n—Rf (I) wherein X is hydrogen, methyl, fluoro, chloro, CFX1X2 (wherein X1 and X2 are each hydrogen, fluoro, or chloro), or the like; Y is —O— or —NH—; Z is —S—, —SO—, or —SO2—; Rf is fluoroalkyl having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; m is 1 to 10; and n is 0 to 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2006
    Publication date: June 18, 2009
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Michio Matsuda
  • Publication number: 20050175811
    Abstract: A textile having high fluorine adhesion rate, and excellent water- and oil-repellency can be obtained by a method of producing a treated textile, comprising steps of: (1) preparing a treatment liquid comprising a water- and oil-repellent agent which comprises at least one fluorine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of a fluorine-containing polymer or a fluorine-containing low molecular weight compound, (2) adjusting pH of the treatment liquid to at most 7, (3) applying the treatment liquid to a textile, (4) treating the textile with steam, and (5) washing the textile with water and dehydrating the textile, wherein the treatment liquid comprises a water-soluble cationic polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2004
    Publication date: August 11, 2005
    Inventors: Kouji Kubota, Takahito Kanbara, Mitsuhiro Usugaya
  • Publication number: 20040202818
    Abstract: Excellent water- and oil-repellency and soil releasability can be obtained by a method of preparing a treated textile, having steps of:
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2003
    Publication date: October 14, 2004
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ikuo Yamamoto, Kayo Kusumi, Mitsuhiro Usugaya, Ryosuke Hara, Takahito Kanbara