Aluminum Containing Patents (Class 106/286.5)
  • Patent number: 11081748
    Abstract: Packaging material for a power storage device, comprising at least a substrate layer, an adhesive layer, a metal foil layer and a sealant layer wherein the sealant layer contains an inorganic filler and an occupying ratio of the inorganic filler relative to the total thickness of the sealant layer is 5 to 50%, and also to a packaging material for a power storage device, comprising a substrate layer, a barrier layer and also to a packaging material for power storage device, which comprises a substrate layer, a barrier layer and a sealant layer arranged in this order wherein the barrier layer is made of a metal foil and has a corrosion inhibition treatment layer at least at a side of the sealant layer, and the sealant layer is formed directly on the corrosion inhibition layer, has a thickness of 5 to 30 ?m, and contains a high melting point material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Dai, Junya Imamoto, Yu Ogihara, Masayoshi Suzuta
  • Patent number: 10829691
    Abstract: In a first aspect, the present disclosure provides a method for making an inorganic thermoset resin, the method comprising: (a) mixing SiO2, H2O and a metallic hydroxide for generating an alkaline aqueous solution with pH from 10 to 14 comprising a metallic silicate, wherein said metallic hydroxide generates a first metallic oxide in the aqueous solution, (b) adding aluminum oxide (Al2O3) and silicon oxide (SiO2) to the alkaline aqueous solution comprising a metallic silicate generated in step (a) and (c) adding halloysite nanotubes (Al2Si2O5(OH)4) to the solution generated in step (b). The present disclosure further provides an inorganic thermoset resin obtainable by the method as defined in the first aspect of the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Ana Gonzalez-Garcia, Pedro Pablo Martin-Alonso, Nieves Lapena-Rey, Amelia Martinez-Alonso, Tomas Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  • Patent number: 10480281
    Abstract: A composition includes an aqueous colloidal dispersion of a nanomaterial. The nanomaterial includes, disposed on a surface of the nanomaterial, a first coupling agent including silane and a functional group including an amino acid. The nanomaterial includes, disposed on the surface of the nanomaterial, a second coupling agent including silane and a polymer with a molecular weight between 1,000 and 20,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Abeer Mohammad Saleh Al-Olayan, Alfredo Alexander-Katz, Jason R. Cox
  • Patent number: 10227530
    Abstract: In a first aspect, the present disclosure provides a method for making an inorganic thermoset resin, the method comprising: (a) mixing SiO2, H2O and a metallic hydroxide for generating an alkaline aqueous solution with pH from 10 to 14 comprising a metallic silicate, wherein said metallic hydroxide generates a first metallic oxide in the aqueous solution, (b) adding aluminum oxide (Al2O3) and silicon oxide (SiO2) to the alkaline aqueous solution comprising a metallic silicate generated in step (a) and (c) adding halloysite nanotubes (Al2Si2O5(OH)4) to the solution generated in step (b). The present disclosure further provides an inorganic thermoset resin obtainable by the method as defined in the first aspect of the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: THE BOEING COMPANY
    Inventors: Ana Gonzalez-Garcia, Pedro Pablo Martin-Alonso, Nieves Lapena-Rey, Amelia Martinez-Alonso, Tomas Gonzalez-Rodriguez
  • Patent number: 10156276
    Abstract: An asbestos free friction material having at least one of the group consisting of inorganic, organic and metallic fibers, at least one binder, at least one friction modifier or lubricant and at least a filler or abrasive, wherein the binder is almost completely and exclusively inorganic and is constituted almost exclusively or exclusively by a hydrated geopolymer or a blend of hydrated geopolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: ITT Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Agustin Sin Xicola, Alessandro Angeleri, Federico Lupone, Dario Caldarola, Alberto Conte, Paolo Colombo
  • Patent number: 10155361
    Abstract: Provided herein are nanoparticulate coated structures and methods of making structures. The structures comprise a support element, a nanoparticulate layer, and a binder disposed on the support element, wherein the binder comprises an alkali silicate or borate. In addition, methods of making the structures and uses of the described structures are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Dana Craig Bookbinder, Adam James Ellison, Umamaheswari Janakiraman, Wageesha Senaratne
  • Patent number: 9862644
    Abstract: A product formed from a first material including a geopolymer resin material, a geopolymer material, or a combination thereof by contacting the first material with a fluid and removing at least some of the fluid to yield a product. The first material may be formed by heating and/or aging an initial geopolymer resin material to yield the first material before contacting the first material with the fluid. In some cases, contacting the first material with the fluid breaks up or disintegrates the first material (e.g., in response to contact with the fluid and in the absence of external mechanical stress), thereby forming particles having an external dimension in a range between 1 nm and 2 cm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS, A BODY CORPORATE OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA ACTING FOR AND ON BEHALF OF ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Dong-Kyun Seo, Dinesh Medpelli, Danielle Ladd, Milad Mesgar
  • Patent number: 9644143
    Abstract: Working material for absorption machines using ammonia (NH3) or methylamine (CH3NH2) or dimethylamine ((CH3)2NH) as the working agent and using water (H2O) as the solvent, to which a small amount of basic water glass is added, i.e., a certain mixture of water glass and bases, which does not contain any chromium salts as corrosion inhibitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: THETFORD CORPORATION
    Inventor: Jürgen Keller
  • Patent number: 9579764
    Abstract: Systems and methods for treating concrete, which includes the steps of wetting a surface of concrete with a colloidal silica; cutting the softened surface to provide a cut surface; and polishing the cut surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: ARRIS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Mark Wetherell, Dal N. Hills, Kent Barrus
  • Patent number: 9428398
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for preparing a precipitated calcium carbonate product. The process comprises the steps of preparing slaking quick time to obtain slaked lime; and subjecting the slaked lime, without agitation, without prior cooling in a heat exchanger, and in the absence of any additives, to carbonation with carbon dioxide as to produce PCC. The newly prepared product develops better performance thanks to improved resistance during processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Joe Wenk, George Saunders, Marc Maurer, Mathieu Skrzypczak
  • Publication number: 20150114259
    Abstract: Provided is a mixing and adjusting method for foundry sand that uses a sand muller, having weight measuring means for measuring a weight of the foundry sand to be mixed, water content measuring means for measuring a water content of the foundry sand to be mixed, water pouring means for pouring water into the foundry sand, and CB value measuring means for measuring a CB value of the foundry sand during mixing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: SINTOKOGIO, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichi Ogura, Koji Takishita, Hisashi Harada
  • Publication number: 20150104610
    Abstract: A structure includes a surface coat layer of which the thickness on a bump such as a weld bead and a weld spatter or an edge portion, possibly formed on the surface of a base, is not greatly different from the thickness on a flat portion. The structure therefore has excellent properties including heat insulation properties and electrical insulation properties. The structure includes a base that is made of a metal, and has a flat portion and at least one of a bump and an edge portion on a surface; and a surface coat layer that is formed from an amorphous inorganic material and particles of a crystalline inorganic material, and covers the surface of the base, the surface coat layer including a first coat portion covering the flat portion and a second coat portion covering the at least one of a bump and an edge portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumiyuki MUTSUDA, Yoshitaka FUJITA
  • Patent number: 8979995
    Abstract: The invention relates to a suspension for producing a friction-increasing layer on a substrate, which comprises a liquid suspension medium, a predominantly inorganic binder or precursor compounds thereof and suspended hard material particles. The invention further relates to a shaped body comprising a substrate and a friction-increasing layer which has been applied to at least part of the surface of the substrate and comprises a predominantly inorganic binder matrix and hard material particles embedded therein, where the thickness of the binder matrix is less than the average particle size of the hard material particles so that the hard material particles project from the binder matrix and where the friction-increasing layer has been formed from a suspension according to the invention. The invention likewise relates to a process for producing the abovementioned shaped bodies and also their use for producing press or clamp connections and also as securing element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Jürgen Meyer, Timo Sörgel, Krishna Uibel, Sven Schreiner
  • Patent number: 8974588
    Abstract: A coating composition, a process of applying a coating having a coating composition, and a process of forming a coating composition are disclosed. The coating composition includes an alloy and an oxide component comprising nickel oxide. The process of applying the coating includes cold spraying the coating onto the article. The process of forming the coating composition includes blending and milling the alloy with the oxide component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Yuk-Chiu Lau, Surinder Singh Pabla, David Vincent Bucci, Paul Mathew, Ronald Ralph Cairo, Krishnamurthy Anand, Guruprasad Sundararajan, Mohandas Nayak, Eklavya Calla
  • Patent number: 8968459
    Abstract: A durable superhydrophobic coating, which coating has the ability to self-heal, similar to the regeneration function observed in biological systems. The coating composition comprises the reaction products of at least one fluorine-containing silane compound (A), at least one hydrolysable compound (B), at least one polysiloxane compound (C), at least one relatively large-sized ceramic particle (I), at least one nano-sized ceramic particle (II) and at least one solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: NEI Corporation
    Inventor: Jiong Liu
  • Publication number: 20150044486
    Abstract: Compositions and method for preparing thermally sprayed coatings are disclosed. The inventive compositions include at least one component that is electrically-insulating and/or non-subliming at thermal spray temperatures; and at least one component that has a high coefficient of thermal expansion. The invention also provides a compositions and methods for preparing a coating comprising a spinel, from materials that do not comprise a spinel; and also provides non-spinel materials used to prepare coatings comprising spinel. The invention includes coatings made from the materials and methods; and articles comprising the coatings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Atin Sharma, Johannes D. Rauch
  • Patent number: 8945296
    Abstract: Herein provided are a water-reactive Al-based composite material which is characterized in that it is produced by incorporating, into Al, 2.0 to 3.5% by mass of In, 0.2 to 0.5% by mass of Si and 0.13 to 0.25% by mass of Ti, and which can be dissolved in water through the reaction thereof in a water-containing atmosphere; a water-reactive Al-based thermally sprayed film produced using this composite material; a method for the production of this Al-based thermally sprayed film; and a constituent member for a film-forming chamber which is provided with this Al-based thermally sprayed film on the surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: ULVAC, Inc.
    Inventors: Yutaka Kadowaki, Tomoko Saitou, Katsuhiko Mushiake
  • Publication number: 20140378596
    Abstract: A paste-like unshaped composition including inorganic fibers that have the following composition ratio and are not coated with a coating layer; an inorganic binder; and a solvent, wherein the composition further optionally comprises inorganic powder, the ratio of the inorganic fibers and the inorganic powder is 100:0 to 10:90, the composition comprises no pH adjuster and no organic fibers, and when the inorganic powder is contained, the inorganic powder does not contain a needle-like crystal structure, [Composition ratio of inorganic fibers] SiO2 66 to 82 wt %; CaO 10 to 34 wt %; MgO 3 wt % or less; Al2O3 5 wt % or less; and the total of SiO2, CaO, MgO and Al2O3 is 98 wt % or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventors: Ken Yonaiyama, Tetsuya Mihara, Tomohiko Kishiki, Tetsuya Ishihara
  • Publication number: 20140370273
    Abstract: A coating composition may include kaolin having a shape factor less than about 70 and calcium carbonate, wherein less than about 90% by weight and greater than about 60% by weight of particles of the calcium carbonate have an equivalent spherical diameter (esd) less than 2 microns. The coating composition may include a thickener present in an amount ranging from about 0.1% to about 0.9% by active dry weight of the composition. A coating composition may include kaolin having a shape factor less than about 70 and calcium carbonate having a mean particle size (d50) of at least about 2.4 microns and a steepness factor of at least about 30. The coating composition may be a paper basecoat composition or a paperboard basecoat composition. A paper or paperboard product may include the coating composition on at least one surface of the paper product or paperboard product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Imerys Pigments, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony Lyons, Chinmay Peshave
  • Publication number: 20140329070
    Abstract: The invention relates to a carbon-based coating (2) which as well as carbon as principal ingredient has at least one first element selected from a group consisting of the transition metals from groups 3 to 10 of the Periodic Table of the Elements, the carbon in the coating (2) being present predominantly in sp2-hybridized form, and the coating (2) comprising at least one further element from a group encompassing silicon, germanium, aluminum, and the transition metals from groups 3 to 10 of the Periodic Table of the Elements, with the proviso that said at least one further element is not the same as the first element, and the cumulative fraction of said at least one further element in the coating (2) is between 0.1 at % and 5 at %, and the cumulative fraction of said at least one first element is between 0.5 at % and 10 at %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: HIGH TECH COATINGS GMBH
    Inventors: Markus Draxler, Susan Field, Klaus Preinfalk
  • Publication number: 20140311383
    Abstract: A structural three dimensional nanocomposite with improved mechanical properties is provided. The structural three dimensional nanocomposite includes (a) spherical shaped nanoparticles, (b) a matrix, and (c) an inter phase structure. The matrix may be selected from at least one of (a) polymer matrix, and (b) a nano metal matrix. The spherical shaped nanoparticles are reinforced with the matrix. The spherical shaped nanoparticles are uniformly distributed throughout the matrix. The inter phase structure transfers stress from the matrix to obtain the spherical shaped nanoparticles with improved mechanical properties. The structural three dimensional nanocomposite have high and equal mechanical strength in three dimensions when the structural three dimensional nanocomposite is at least one of (a) volume compressive stress condition, and (b) volume expansive stress condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventor: Thirunavukkarasu Asaimuthu
  • Publication number: 20140311742
    Abstract: This invention relates to methods for servicing subterranean wells, in particular, fluid compositions and methods for remedial operations during which the fluid compositions are pumped into a wellbore and make contact with well cements placed during primary cementing or previous remedial cementing operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventors: Clara Carelli, Loic Regnault de la Mothe, Sylvaine Le Roy-Delage
  • Publication number: 20140261080
    Abstract: A vapor deposition method may include applying a first electron beam to vaporize a portion of a first target material comprising a rare earth oxide, where the first electron beam delivers a first amount of energy. The method also may include applying a second electron beam to vaporize a portion of a second target material comprising silica, where the second electron beam delivers a second amount of energy different from the first amount of energy. In some examples, the second target material is separate from the first target material. Additionally, the portion of the first target material and the portion of the second target material may be deposited substantially simultaneously over a substrate to form a layer over the substrate. A system for practicing vapor deposition methods and articles formed using vapor deposition methods are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: ROLLS-ROYCE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kang N. Lee
  • Publication number: 20140272467
    Abstract: A process of forming a calcium-magnesium-aluminosilicate (CMAS) penetration resistant coating, and a CMAS penetration resistant coating are disclosed. The process includes providing a thermal barrier coating having a dopant, and exposing the thermal barrier coating to calcium-magnesium-aluminosilicate and gas turbine operating conditions. The exposing forming a calcium-magnesium-aluminosilicate penetration resistant layer. The coating includes a thermal barrier coating composition comprising a dopant selected from the group consisting of rare earth elements, non-rare earth element solutes, and combinations thereof. Additional or alternatively, the coating includes a thermal barrier coating and an impermeable barrier layer or a washable sacrificial layer positioned on an outer surface of the thermal barrier coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Jon Conrad SCHAEFFER, Surinder Singh PABLA, Paul Stephen DIMASCIO, Krishnamurthy ANAND, Joshua Lee MARGOLIES, Padmaja PARAKALA
  • Publication number: 20140251182
    Abstract: Techniques for disposing of one or more toxic materials, such as coal waste (e.g., fly ash, sludge, etc.), include incorporating the toxic materials into artificial feldspar or forming artificial feldspar from the toxic material(s). The artificial feldspar may be used to form an artificial aggregate, which may be used in a construction material, as road base, as a fill material or for any other suitable purpose. Artificial aggregates that are formed from toxic materials are also disclosed, as are construction materials that include such artificial aggregates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventor: Dimitre S. Assenov
  • Patent number: 8815006
    Abstract: A method for the coating of a substrate in which a starting material (P) is sprayed onto the substrate in the form of a process jet by means of plasma spraying, with the starting material (P) being injected into a plasma which defocuses the process jet and being melted partly or completely into a liquid phase there at a low process pressure which is at most 20,000 Pa, wherein a gas flow for the process jet is set such that the substrate is coated by deposition from the liquid phase in at least one region which is located in the geometric shadow with respect to the process jet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Inventors: Rajiv J. Damani, Malko Gindrat
  • Patent number: 8778449
    Abstract: Slurry which contains a) from (50) to (80)% by weight of refractory particles having an average particle size of from (0.5) m to (150) m, b) from (5) to (35)% by weight of aluminum oxide particles having an average particle diameter of less than (300) nm and c) from (5) to (35)% by weight of water and d) a pH of from (5) to (12). Process for producing the slurry using a dispersion, and also the dispersion itself. Process for producing a casting mold, and also the casting mold itself.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignees: Evonik Degussa GmbH, Center for Abrasives and Refractories Research & Development C.A.R.R.D. GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Tontrup, Wolfgang Lortz, Gabriele Perlet, Erich Schmidt-Kluge, Danilo Frulli
  • Patent number: 8765268
    Abstract: A coated article includes a substrate, a composite layer formed on the substrate, and a chromium-oxygen-nitrogen layer formed on the composite layer. The composite layer includes a plurality of nickel-aluminum-holmium layers and a plurality of iridium layers. Each nickel-aluminum-holmium layer interleaves with one iridium layer. A method for making the coated article is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheng-Shi Chen, Cong Li
  • Publication number: 20140147661
    Abstract: An aluminum salt is dissolved into water as a solvent to prepare an aqueous solution of the aluminum salt. Urea is added to the aqueous solution of the aluminum salt to be dissolved into the solution. The solution is heated to produce a precipitation of aluminum hydroxide. A deflocculant is added to deflocculate the precipitation. Thus, a sol is produced which contains colloidal particles of aluminum hydroxide and crystalline particles of aluminum oxide. An even and dense alumina thin film can be produced by using the sol on a surface of a substrate made of a metal having a low melting point, such as copper or aluminum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke YASUDA, Toshiaki MORITA, Yoshio KOBAYASHI, Kazuhiro INOUE, Masachika HAMA
  • Patent number: 8715404
    Abstract: Herein disclosed are a water-reactive Al composite material which comprises 4NAI or 5NAI containing added In in an amount ranging from 2 to 5% by mass; and added Si and Si as an impurity in a total amount ranging from 0.04 to 0.6% by mass on the basis of the amount of Al; a thermally sprayed Al film prepared using this material; a method for the production of such an Al film; and a constituent member for a film-forming chamber, which is provided with this thermally sprayed Al film on the surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Ulvac, Inc.
    Inventors: Yutaka Kadowaki, Tomoko Saitou, Keng Weng Lim, Katsuhiko Mushiake
  • Patent number: 8715810
    Abstract: A coated article is described. The coated article includes a substrate, a magnesium oxide-alumina compound layer formed on the substrate, and an anti-fingerprint layer formed on the magnesium oxide-alumina compound layer. The anti-fingerprint layer is a layer of magnesium-aluminum-oxygen-fluorine having the chemical formula of MgAlOxFy, wherein 0<x<2.5, 0<y<5. A method for making the coated article is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignees: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (ShenZhen) Co., Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hsin-Pei Chang, Wen-Rong Chen, Huann-Wu Chiang, Cheng-Shi Chen, Cong Li
  • Patent number: 8702858
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an aqueous dispersion liquid contains at least one particles selected from tungsten oxide particles and tungsten oxide composite particles. A mean primary particle diameter (D50) of the particles is in the range of 1 nm to 400 nm. In the aqueous dispersion liquid, concentration of the particles is in the range of 0.1 mass % to 40 mass %, and pH is in the range of 1.5 to 6.5. The aqueous dispersion liquid excels in dispersibility of particles and capable of maintaining good liquidity for a long period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kayo Nakano, Akira Sato, Yasuhiro Shirakawa, Keiichi Fuse, Shinya Kasamatsu, Akito Sasaki
  • Patent number: 8691376
    Abstract: UV resistant inorganic coatings which exhibit photochemical activity that destroys toxic biological and chemical agents are disclosed. The inorganic coatings include semiconductor metal oxide nanoparticles that are photo-chemically active dispersed in an inorganic binder. In one embodiment, anatase titanium dioxide nanoparticles are dispersed in a silicon dioxide or silicate binder. Applications may include spacecraft, aircraft, ships, military vehicles, high value equipment and buildings such as subway stations, hospitals, railroad stations and stadiums.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
    Inventors: John Douglas Weir, Ronald Gary Pirich, Donald DiMarzio, Dennis J. Leyble, Steven Chu
  • Publication number: 20140093686
    Abstract: A roofing granule can include a material including a transition metal carbonate; a mixed metal carbonate, wherein at least one metal within the mixed metal carbonate includes a transition metal; a first metal carbonate and a second metal compound, wherein the first and second metals are different metal elements; a third metal carbonate and silica; or any combination thereof. A process of forming a roofing granule can include providing a base particle having pores, and infiltrating a fluid into the pores of the base particle, wherein the fluid includes a carbonate. The process can further include reacting the carbonate with a metal compound within the base particle to form a metal carbonate, wherein the roofing granule comprises a material that includes the metal carbonate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Inventors: Gregory F. Jacobs, Husnu M. Kalkanoglu, Ming Liang Shiao
  • Patent number: 8663379
    Abstract: A composition used for coating machine parts used in the production of pig iron or steel may include aluminum nitride (AlN) in a proportion of from 10% by weight to 40% by weight, one or more metal-oxidic substances in a proportion of from ?2 to 10% by weight, of which at least one comes from the group consisting of aluminum oxide, zirconium oxide, and LD converter dust, and an inorganic binder in a proportion of up to 70% by weight, where the % by weight are based on the total weight of the composition. A suspension based on the composition, and the use of the composition or the composition suspension for coating machine parts used in the production of pig iron or steel, are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Siemens VAI Metals Technologies GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan Lechner, Marinko Lekic-Ninic
  • Publication number: 20130306002
    Abstract: The erosion-prone sections of the tubes in a circulating fluidized bed boiler are provided with a locally thickened sidewall without forming discontinuities on the outer surface of the tubes. This can be accomplished, for example, by replacing the erosion prone portion of the tube with a section having a smaller inside diameter, but the same outside diameter, or by replacing the erosion prone portion of the tube with a section having a thicker sidewall, but the same inside diameter, and smoothing over the outside discontinuity with an alloy coating. A useful alloy coating is also disclosed which can be used for this and other applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: ALSTOM Technology Ltd
    Inventor: Michael Walter SEITZ
  • Publication number: 20130302522
    Abstract: A method for coating a component and forming at least one cooling hole in a component is provided. The method includes providing the component having a surface and including a plurality of apertures formed therein. The method includes masking at least one of the plurality of apertures with a plug comprising a removable material. The method includes applying at least one coating to the surface of the component. The method includes eliminating the plug including removable material leaving open apertures in the surface of the coated component. Also provided is a water-soluble aperture plug including water soluble high temperature resistant filler materials including aluminum oxide, zirconium oxide, magnesium oxide, silicon dioxide, zircon, graphite, tungsten carbide, silicon carbide, silicon nitride, boron nitride, aluminum nitrides and binding agents and dispersants including phosphates, silicates, sugar, salt, gum, resin, polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), polyethylene glycol, and combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Cem Murat EMINOGLU, Canan Uslu HARDWICKE, Lawrence Matthew LEVY
  • Patent number: 8568525
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a hard coating film, a material coated with the hard coating film, and a die for cold plastic working, the coating film excelling conventional surface coating layers in wear resistance as well as slidability with a low frictional coefficient. The hard coating film is characterized by a chemical composition of (VxM1-x)(BaCbN1-a-b), where 0.4?x?0.95 ??(1A) 0?a?0.2 ??(2A) 0?1-a-b?0.35 ??(3A) 0.6?b?1 ??(4A) M denotes at least one species of elements belonging to Groups 4a, 5a, and 6a and Si and Al; and x, 1-x, a, b, and 1-a-b represent respectively the atomic ratio of V, M, B, C, and N.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kenji Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 8562733
    Abstract: Aluminum oxide dispersion, which is stable in a pH range 5 from 5 to 9 and has an aluminum oxide content of at least 40 wt. %, obtainable by dispersing pyrogenically produced aluminum oxide particles in an aqueous phase, wherein one or several at least dibasic hydroxycarboxylic acids present dissolved in the dispersion and at least one salt of a 10 dialkali metal hydrogen phosphate and/or alkali metal dihydrogen phosphate are added to the aqueous phase each mutually independently in a quantity of 0.3?3×10?6 mol/m2 of aluminum oxide specific surface area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Evonik DEGUSSA GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Lortz, Christoph Batz-Sohn, Gabriele Perlet, Heinz Lach, Werner Will
  • Patent number: 8558324
    Abstract: a composite dielectric thin film capable of high dielectric constant, low leakage current characteristics, and high dielectric breakdown voltage while being deposited at a room temperature, a capacitor and a field effect transistor (FET) using the same, and their fabrication methods. The composite dielectric thin film is deposited at a room temperature or less than 200° C. and comprises crystalline or amorphous insulating filler uniformly distributed within an amorphous dielectric matrix or within an amorphous and partially nanocrystalline dielectric matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Il-Doo Kim, Dong-Hun Kim, Ho-Gi Kim, Nam-Gyu Cho
  • Publication number: 20130260150
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to ground expanded graphite agglomerate compositions, methods for making such agglomerates, their use as conductive additive, and conductive composites including such ground expanded graphite agglomerates. The disclosure also pertains to methods for making such composites and the use of such composites in preparing thermally conductive materials. The agglomerates may be characterized by a certain softness allowing the agglomerates to dissolve, e.g., through shear forces applied during compounding, thereby leading to an improved feedability and a highly homogenous distribution of the expanded graphite material in the composite matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: TIMCAL S.A.
    Inventors: Eusebiu Grivei, Fabio Rota, Jean-Christophe Rietsch, Simone Zuercher, Raffaele Gilardi, Michael Spahr
  • Publication number: 20130206033
    Abstract: The invention relates to a mixture containing an alkali-activated aluminosilicate binder, said mixture, after hardening, containing at least 25% by weight of glass beads, based on the total mass. The hardened product has a surface which has very little tendency to soil and is easy to clean. A process for the preparation of the mixture according to the invention and the use thereof as joint filler are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: CONSTRUCTION RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY GMBH
    Inventors: Florian Ellenreider, Michael McIlhatton, Adolf Hagner
  • Publication number: 20130180432
    Abstract: Disclosed is a coating, a turbine component, and a process of fabricating a turbine component. The coating includes a ceramic phase formed by ceramic particles and a ductile matrix having a ductility greater than the ceramic phase. The ceramic phase includes substantially the same microstructure as the ceramic particles. The turbine component includes a surface having the coating. The process includes applying the coating to the surface of the turbine component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2012
    Publication date: July 18, 2013
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Eklavya CALLA, Warren Arthur NELSON, Paul Stephen DIMASCIO, Krishnamurthy ANAND, Sundar AMANCHERLA, Maruthi MANCHIKANTI
  • Patent number: 8475941
    Abstract: There is provided a hard film excellent in wear resistance. The hard film in accordance with the present invention includes (TiaCrbAlcLd)(BxCyNz) in terms of composition, in which the L is at least one of Si and Y, and the a, b, c, d, x, y, and z each denote the atomic ratio, and satisfy: 0.1?a<0.3; 0.3<b<0.6; 0.2?c<0.35; 0.01?d<0.1; a+b+c+d=1; x?0.1; y?0.1; 0.8?z?1; and x+y+z=1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kenji Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20130164499
    Abstract: Provided are methods and compositions pertaining to coatings (e.g., paints) for covering a substrate. In some aspects and embodiments the coatings may include a heat reflective metal oxide pigment that, applied to an external surface of a building (or applied on a substrate used for an external surface of a building) reduces energy consumption in the building. In other aspects and embodiments, provided are textured coatings having a texturing material; e.g., methods and compositions are provided pertaining to textured coatings that can be applied robotically or in an automated fashion. In various aspects and embodiments, textured coatings are provided that include a texturing material and a heat reflective metal oxide pigment. In some aspects and embodiments coatings are provided that include pumice texturing materials (e.g., pumice having particle sizes of greater than 150 microns).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Publication date: June 27, 2013
    Inventor: Jay A. Haines
  • Publication number: 20130143037
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process of producing an oxide coating, wherein an oxide or oxide composite composition is manufactured, then heated and, finally, sprayed onto a substrate by a thermal spraying process into a completely amorphous coating. The invention also relates to such a completely amorphous coating and to a substrate equipped with such a coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2011
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Applicant: TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT
    Inventors: Tomi Suhonen, Tommi Varis, Erja Turunen, Simo-Pekka Hannula
  • Patent number: 8440012
    Abstract: Acoustic wave devices and methods of coating a protective film of alumina (Al2O3) on the acoustic wave devices are disclosed herein. The protective film is applied through an atomic layer deposition (ALD) process. The ALD process can deposit very thin layers of alumina on the surface of the acoustic wave devices in a precisely controlled manner. Thus, the uniform film does not significantly distort the operation of the acoustic wave device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: RF Micro Devices, Inc.
    Inventors: Merrill Albert Hatcher, Jr., Jayanti Jaganatha Rao, John Robert Siomkos
  • Publication number: 20130115460
    Abstract: Provided is a bonding material which can bond base materials or substrates having different linear thermal expansion coefficients, and can have heat resistance against temperatures of 300° C. or higher, vacuum airtightness and bonding strength, further which has excellent handleability and workability. The bonding material is produced by mixing, in a content ratio of 0.01 to 60 mass % (to the whole), a metal Ga, and/or at least one metal or alloy powder selected from the group consisting of a metal powder mixture of a combination of Bi and Sn or an alloy powder thereof, and a metal powder mixture of a combination of Bi, Sn and Mg or an alloy powder thereof with a Bi2O3-based glass frit powder having an average particle diameter of 200 ?m or less. The bonding material may be formed in a paste form by adding a solvent thereto. This feature makes it possible to bond together substrates having different thermal expansion coefficients without causing a crack or unsticking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Publication date: May 9, 2013
    Applicant: SOPHIA PRODUCT CO.
    Inventor: Minoru Yamada
  • Publication number: 20130101836
    Abstract: A substrate comprises a coating for converting radiation energy into heat, the coating comprising a one-dimensional composite structure. The coatings can be used in particular as absorbers, for example for solar collectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2011
    Publication date: April 25, 2013
    Applicant: Leibniz-Institut Fuer Neue Materialien gemeinnuetzige GmbH
    Inventors: Oral Cenk Aktas, Michael Veith, Cagri Kaan Akkan, Juseok Lee, Marina Martinez Miró
  • Publication number: 20130092050
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a ceramic glaze composition characterized in that it comprises, in percentage by weight in relation to the total weight of the composition: a) from 50 to 90% by weight of a product, which in turn comprises from 10 to 90% by weight of a compound with photocatalytic properties, and from 10 to 90% by weight of at least one natural and/or synthetic material selected from a group of substances with feldspar of feldspathoid structure; b) from 5 to 50% by weight of at least one fluxing additive; and c) from 0.5 to 20% by weight of sodium tripolyphosphate. It will be also an object of this invention the method for preparing said ceramic glaze, as well as its application in ceramic pieces capable of reducing NOxs existing in the air.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2012
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Inventors: Carlos CABRERA AHÍS, Felipe Sierra Grau, Fran Raya Mayorga, Ramón Artigas Puerto