Elemental Carbon Containing, E.g., Carbon Black, Etc. Patents (Class 106/472)
  • Patent number: 11258075
    Abstract: A fuel cell electrode catalyst includes: a noble-metal-supported catalyst including a carbon support and a noble metal supported on the carbon support; and a water-repellent material with which the noble-metal-supported catalyst is modified. The carbon support is mesoporous carbon in which a pore volume of pores having a pore size of 2 nm to 5 nm is 2.1 ml/g to 2.4 ml/g. An amount of the water-repellent material is 3% by weight to 7% by weight with respect to a total weight of the mesoporous carbon and the water-repellent material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toru Yamamoto, Tetsuo Nagami, Kazunobu Ishibashi, Hiromitsu Tanaka, Yoichi Hosokawa
  • Patent number: 11130083
    Abstract: Embodiments for a fuel filter are provided. In one example, a diesel fuel filter comprises a header having an inlet port, an outlet port, a recirculation inlet port, and a recirculation outlet port; and a filter body made having different material than the header, the filter body coupled with the header and housing a filter membrane. In this way, electrostatic discharge may be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Paul Chretien, Carlos Armesto, Guido Barta
  • Patent number: 11015062
    Abstract: A granular conductive carbon black and a preparation method thereof, belonging to the technical field of conductive carbon blacks. The method for preparing a granular conductive carbon black includes making a raw material of the conductive carbon black undergo moistening with water of a temperature of 80° C. or higher, performing wet granulation and drying in sequence. The raw material of the conductive carbon black is infiltrated by the water of a temperature of 80° C. or higher, so that the hydrophilic property of the raw material of the conductive carbon black is enhanced, the water of a temperature of 80° C. or higher enters the microporous structures of the raw material of the conductive carbon black, then a good moistening effect is achieved, and further the granular conductive acetylene carbon black with uniform particle size distribution is prepared through wet granulation and drying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: JIAOZUO CITY HEXING CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuili Jia, Julan Jiao, Ningning Yang
  • Patent number: 10519312
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ultra-thin black polyimide film and a method for preparing the same. The ultra-thin black polyimide film according to the present invention has a thickness of 8 ?m or less, and has not only an excellent gloss and a low light transmittance in the range of visible light, but also an excellent dimensional stability so as to be effectively used in products such as slim devices, coverlays, insulating films, or semiconductor devices, which need to have a good mechanical or thermal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: SKC KOLON PI Inc.
    Inventors: Kil Nam Lee, Jae Chul Ahn, In Seok Oh, Sang Hak Lee, Jae Baek Lee, Hyun Jai Lim
  • Patent number: 10490314
    Abstract: A composition of graphene oxide free-standing film, a method of making the film, and a method of using the film to shield electromagnetic radiation particularly at microwave frequencies from 1 GHz to 12 GHz. The composition comprises stacked layers of graphene oxide nanosheets oriented parallel to the film surface and stacked layers of graphene oxide nanosheets oriented perpendicular to the film surface. The method of making the composition includes forming graphene oxide by arc-discharge between graphite electrodes in the presence of oxygen gas to form a graphene oxide soot, suspending the graphene oxide soot in water to form a colloid, depositing the colloid onto a substrate to form a wet paper, and drying the wet paper to form the film. The method of using the composition to shield electromagnetic radiation includes enclosing and/or encapsulating an electromagnetic radiation generating source with the free-standing film to shield electromagnetic radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: King Abdulaziz University
    Inventors: Ahmed A. Al-Ghamdi, Yusuf Al-Turki, Fahrettin Yakuphanoglu, Farid El-Tantawy
  • Patent number: 10418227
    Abstract: A powder plasma processing apparatus is disclosed. The powder plasma processing apparatus is a powder plasma processing apparatus of a circular surface discharge plasma module, and the apparatus includes a plate-like electrode layer serving as an external surface of the circular surface discharge plasma module, an insulating layer disposed on an internal surface of the plate-like electrode layer, and a plasma generating electrode disposed on the insulating layer, wherein the circular surface discharge plasma module rotates, an alternating voltage is applied to the plasma generating electrode and the plate-like electrode layer to generate plasma around the plasma generating electrode, and a powder for plasma processing is processed by the plasma within the circular surface discharge plasma module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: KOREA BASIC SCIENCE INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Dong Chan Seok, Yong Ho Jung, Hyun Young Jeong
  • Patent number: 10260002
    Abstract: The device for the continuous processing of used or otherwise degraded tires consists of a reactor (1) for the thermal decomposition of these waste tires into the organic decomposition products in the form of low molecular hydrocarbons, and residual inorganic waste shares. In the upper part of the reactor (1) there is created a filling chamber (2) with a pair of filling closures (3) for filling its internal space by the waste tires and in the bottom part of the reactor (1) there is formed the output chamber (8) of the residual inorganic shares with a pair of output closures (9), while in the lower part of the reactor (1) there are arranged the nozzles (5) for generating of a mild gaseous inert medium by oxidation of unreacted residues of organic matter from the processed tires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Alpajar Group S.R.O.
    Inventor: Alois Vasicek
  • Patent number: 9991521
    Abstract: A method for preparing dispersing particles in perfluorinated polymer ionomer includes combining particles and a perfluorinated ionomer precursor in a mixture, and converting the perfluorinated ionomer precursor to a perfluorinated proton-conducting ionomer in the presence of the particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Audi AG
    Inventors: Zhiwei Yang, Mallika Gummalla
  • Patent number: 9828494
    Abstract: Disclosed is a rubber composition for tire treads and a tire manufactured using the same. More particular, the rubber composition for tire treads includes 50 to 200 parts by weight of a wet masterbatch prepared by reacting a styrene-butadiene latex, a carbon black and a liquid styrene-butadiene copolymer at 50 to 95° C. for three to nine hours according to a batchwise method, 60 to 70 parts by weight of a raw rubber, and 50 to 200 parts by weight of a carbon black. Accordingly, the rubber composition for tire treads has enhanced grip and anti-wear performances under a condition of heavy load, high slip and high speed, and thus, may be usefully used in manufacturing a ultra-high performance tire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: HANKOOK TIRE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Byung Lip Kim
  • Patent number: 9796835
    Abstract: A stator compound including an acrylonitrile butadiene isoprene rubber (NBIR) terpolymer elastomeric base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: PV Fluid Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Gary Stephen Kyker
  • Patent number: 9796834
    Abstract: A stator compound including an acrylonitrile butadiene isoprene rubber (NBIR) terpolymer elastomeric base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: PV Fluid Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Gary Stephen Kyker
  • Patent number: 9795944
    Abstract: Porous silica-carbon composites are obtained by mixing fine particulate carbon dispersed in water by a surfactant, alkali metal silicate aqueous solution, and mineral acid so as to produce co-dispersion in which silica hydrosol, produced by reaction of the alkali metal silicate and the mineral acid, and the fine particulate carbon are uniformly dispersed, and gelling silica hydrosol, contained in the co-dispersion, and making the co-dispersion into porous bodies. The porous silica-carbon composites are prepared so as to have specific surface area from 20 to 1000 m2/g, pore volume from 0.3 to 2.0 ml/g, and average pore diameter from 2 to 100 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: FUJI SILYSIA CHEMICAL LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Kamimura, Kazunori Nobuhara, Kanae Nobuhara, Takuya Nobuhara, Mai Nobuhara
  • Patent number: 9764954
    Abstract: Methods of processing particulate carbon material, such as graphic particles or agglomerates of carbon nanoparticles such as CNTs are provided. The starting material is agitated in a treatment vessel in the presence of low-pressure (glow) plasma generated between electrodes. The material is agitated in the presence of conductive contact bodies such as metal balls, on the surface of which plasma glow is present and amongst which the material to be treated moves. The methods effectively deagglomerate nanoparticles, and exfoliate graphitic material to produce very thin graphitic sheets showing graphene-type characteristics. The resulting nanomaterials used by dispersal in composite materials, e.g. conductive polymeric composites for electric or electronic articles and devices. The particle surfaces can be functionalized by choosing appropriate gas in which to form the plasma.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: HAYDALE GRAPHENE INDUSTRIES PLC
    Inventors: Ian Walters, Martin Williams
  • Patent number: 9624379
    Abstract: Provided is a heat-dissipating paint composition using a carbon material, the heat-dissipating paint composition including a dispersion solution containing a surface treated carbon material, a heat resistance additive, and an adhesion improving emulsion, so that the heat-dissipating paint composition can have excellent heat dissipation performance and can be applied to various industrial field requiring temperature control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Hanwha Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Seung Hoe Do, Seong Cheol Hong, Jin Seo Lee, Joo Hee Han
  • Patent number: 9612549
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a cartridge with a black toner of reduced dielectric loss and improved tribo charging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daryl W Vanbesien, Majid Kamel, Cuong Vong, Suxia Yang, Kimberly Nosella, Richard P N Veregin, Tie Hwee Ng
  • Patent number: 9505151
    Abstract: A carbon composite contains expanded graphite; and at least one of a filler or a reinforcement; wherein the expanded graphite comprises a plurality of randomly oriented basal planes. Methods of making the carbon composite and articles comprising the carbon composite are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Zhiyue Xu, Lei Zhao
  • Patent number: 9506169
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a carbon fiber bundle excellent in terms of adhesion to matrix resins and process handleability and less apt to suffer the shedding of the sizing agent in processing steps, the carbon fiber bundle being a carbon fiber bundle having a sizing agent adherent to the surface thereof, characterized in that the carbon fiber bundle includes a plurality of carbon fibers and the sizing agent includes a copolyamide resin, the copolyamide resin having both a specific polyamide component and nylon-6 and/or nylon-66 as repeating units and having a melting point of 180° C. or lower, the copolyamide resin preferably having a melting of 60 to 160° ,or a glass transition temperature of ?20 to 50° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Teijin Limited
    Inventors: Takeshi Naito, Tsubasa Ono, Hiroshi Sakurai
  • Patent number: 9423345
    Abstract: Techniques for forming nanoribbon or bulk graphene-based SPR sensors are provided. In one aspect, a method of forming a graphene-based SPR sensor is provided which includes the steps of: depositing graphene onto a substrate, wherein the substrate comprises a dielectric layer on a conductive layer, and wherein the graphene is deposited onto the dielectric layer; and patterning the graphene into multiple, evenly spaced graphene strips, wherein each of the graphene strips has a width of from about 50 nanometers to about 5 micrometers, and ranges therebetween, and wherein the graphene strips are separated from one another by a distance of from about 5 nanometers to about 50 micrometers, and ranges therebetween. Alternatively, bulk graphene may be employed and the dielectric layer is used to form periodic regions of differing permittivity. A testing apparatus and method of analyzing a sample using the present SPR sensors are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Phaedon Avouris, Damon B. Farmer, Yilei Li, Hugen Yan
  • Patent number: 9175150
    Abstract: Modified carbon blacks, such as rubber blacks, having a low PAH concentration are described. Furthermore, elastomeric or rubber compositions containing the modified carbon black of the present invention are further described, as well as methods of making modified carbon black having a low PAH concentration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Frederick H. Rumpf, Michael D. Morris, James A. Belmont
  • Patent number: 9011594
    Abstract: A method for forming functionalized carbon black useful for uniform dispersion in a surface material of a printing system component includes providing carbon black; providing a fluoropolymer having a terminal amino group; and mixing the amino-terminated fluoropolymer and the carbon black, wherein the fluoropolymer is amino-terminated PDMS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Mandakini Kanungo, Anton Grigoryev, David J. Gervasi, Santokh S. Badesha
  • Patent number: 8968461
    Abstract: Conductive concrete mixtures are described that are configured to provide EMP shielding and reflect and/or absorb, for instance, EM waves propagating through the conductive concrete mixture. The conductive concrete mixtures include cement, aggregate, water, metallic conductive material, and conductive carbon particles and/or magnetic material. The conductive material may include steel fibers, and the magnetic material may include taconite aggregate. The conductive concrete mixture may also include graphite powder, silica fume, and/or other supplementary cementitious materials (SCM). The conductive carbon particles may comprise from about zero to twenty-five percent (0-25%) of the conductive concrete mixture by weight and/or the magnetic material may comprise from about zero to fifty percent (0-50%) of the conductive concrete mixture by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska
    Inventors: Christopher Tuan, Lim Nguyen, Bing Chen
  • Publication number: 20150000566
    Abstract: The subject matter of the invention relates to aqueous pigment preparations containing (A) 30 to 75% by weight of at least one inorganic white or colored pigment or a mixture of different inorganic white or colored pigments, (B) 0.01 to 15% by weight of at least one fatty acid ethanol amide ethoxylate of the formula (I), in which R1 is a linear or branched alkyl radical or alkenyl radical with 7 to 21 carbon atoms, and n is a whole number from 2 to 40, (C) 0.01 to 5% by weight of at least one amine of the formula (II), in which R2 is a linear or branched alkyl radical or alkenyl radical with 8 to 22 carbon atoms, identical to or different from R1, A represents an iminopropyl group —NH—CH2—CH2—CH2—, an oxyethyl group —O—CH2—CH2— or an oxypropyl group —O—CH2—CH(CH3)—CH2—, and a is a whole number from 0 to 5, wherein the compound of the formula (II); can be present in the form of an ammonium salt, and (E) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2012
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: Clariant Finance (BVI) Limited
    Inventor: Hendrik Ahrens
  • Publication number: 20140366773
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for the formation of dispersions of nanotubes are provided using solution comprising an aromatic hydrocarbon and an electron donor group. Also provided are methods for isolating carbon nanotubes from the composition, and use of carbon nanotube products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph E. Johnson, Mark A. Banash, Paul R. Jarosz
  • Publication number: 20140295338
    Abstract: A method for preparing a pigment dispersion includes milling a starting pigment dispersion containing a pigment and optionally a carrier and a dispersant with milling media having an average particle size of about 100 ?m or less, until a final pigment dispersion having at least one of a desired pigment average particle size and a desired pigment particle size distribution is obtained; optionally separating the milling media from the final pigment dispersion; and optionally diluting the final pigment dispersion to obtain a desired pigment particle concentration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Barkev KEOSHKERIAN, C. Geoffrey ALLEN, Naveen CHOPRA, Michelle N. CHRETIEN, Daryl W. VANBESIEN, Jenny ELIYAHU
  • Publication number: 20140261078
    Abstract: A modified toner based additive is a mixture of a toner powder and a second material selected from a group including a gelling clay, a reactive agent, an elastomer, a functional filler, a handling and agglomerating agent, a compatibilizer and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: CLOSE THE LOOP TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD.
    Inventor: Steve Morriss
  • Publication number: 20140127511
    Abstract: Compositions and methods of producing discrete nanotubes and nanoplates and a method for their production. The discrete nanotube/nanoplate compositions are useful in fabricated articles to provide superior mechanical and electrical performance. They are also useful as catalysts and catalyst supports for chemical reactions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: Molecular Rebar Design, LLC
    Inventors: Clive P. Bosnyak, Kurt W. Swogger
  • Patent number: 8710136
    Abstract: Carbon blacks, such as rubber blacks, having a low PAH concentration are described. Furthermore, elastomeric or rubber compositions containing the carbon black of the present invention are further described, as well as methods of making carbon black having a low PAH concentration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Irina S. Yurovskaya, William L. Sifleet, Steven J. List, Martin C. Green, Anand Prakash
  • Patent number: 8709147
    Abstract: A method for producing a surface-treated carbon black particle aqueous dispersion that exhibits excellent blackness and dispersibility, exhibits excellent storage stability, suppresses feathering, exhibits an excellent discharge capability and rubfastness (quick-drying capability), and suppresses metal corrosion when used in an aqueous black pigment (colorant) ink, is disclosed. The method for producing a surface-treated carbon black particle aqueous dispersion includes providing an aqueous dispersion of oxidized carbon black particles obtained by forming acidic hydroxyl groups on a surface of carbon black particles having a DBP absorption of 120 cm3/100 g or more, neutralizing 5% or more and less than 50% of the acidic hydroxyl groups with a polyvalent cation, and neutralizing the remainder of the acidic hydroxyl groups with a monovalent cation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Sekiyama, Tetsuya Saitoh, Tomoaki Kirino
  • Publication number: 20140013996
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are high structured carbon blacks, methods of synthesis and treatment, and dispersions and inkjet ink formulations prepared therefrom. The carbon black can have the following properties: OAN?170 mL/100 g; and STSA ranging from 160 to 220 m2/g. The carbon black can also have the following properties: OAN?170 mL/100 g; and a ratio of STSA/BET surface area ranging from 0.7 to 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 16, 2014
    Inventors: Andrew P. Dikan, Stephane F. Rouanet, Heather E. Clarke, Bruce E. MacKay, Danny Pierre
  • Patent number: 8613801
    Abstract: In a continuous method for production of a semicoke powder with high bulk density and flowability, a sinterable carbon powder (semicoke) is dispersed in water with addition of at least one binder and at least one liquefier, wherein the proportion of carbon in the dispersion is adjusted to at least 50 wt. %, relative to the mass of the dispersion, and the zeta potential of the dispersion is adjusted to less than ?50 mV, the dispersion is submitted to homogenization and stabilization by continuous wet grinding with a residence time in the mill of less than 3 minutes and the homogeneous dispersion is spray-dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: Rheinkalk GmbH
    Inventors: Rainer Gadow, Frank Kern, Winfried Boenigk, Matthias Levering, Claudia Boltersdorf
  • Patent number: 8574537
    Abstract: A carbon black having an I2 number from 30 mg/g to 200 mg/g and a DBP from 20 cc/100 g to 40 cc/100 g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: James A. Belmont, Geoffrey D. Moeser, Andriy Korchev, Agathagelos Kyrlidis, Jeremy K. Huffman
  • Publication number: 20130260130
    Abstract: A method of applying a barrier coating to a component is provided. The method includes providing the component and preparing a slurry comprising a mixture. The mixture includes about 50-90 percent by volume fraction of a barrier coating composition, the barrier coating composition and 10-50 percent by volume fraction of a plurality of short fibers. The method includes applying at least one layer of the slurry to at least a portion of the component and curing the slurry on the portion of the component to obtain a fiber-reinforced barrier coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Glenn Curtis TAXACHER, Herbert Chidsey ROBERTS, III, Joshua Lee MARGOLIES
  • Publication number: 20130216597
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pigments based on multicoated flake-form substrates which are distinguished by the fact that at least 8 layers [layers (A)-(H)] are on the substrate, where an SiO2 layer (=layer A) is located directly on the surface of the substrate, and to the use thereof, inter alia, in paints, surface coatings, automobile paints, powder coatings, printing inks, security printing inks, plastics, ceramic materials, glasses, paper, in toners for electrophotographic printing processes, in seed, in greenhouse sheeting and tarpaulins, as absorbers in the laser marking of paper and plastics, and in cosmetic formulations, for the preparation of pigment pastes with water, organic and/or aqueous solvents, for the preparation of pigment compositions and dry preparations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2011
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Marcus Mathias, Meike Saatze
  • Patent number: 8404204
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a granulate having photocatalytic activity, comprising particles of an inorganic particulate material coated with a photocatalytically active compound for introducing photocatalytic activity into or on building materials. The invention is further related to the manufacture of such a granulate and its use into or on building materials such as cement, concrete, gypsum and/or limestone and water-based coatings or paints for reducing an accumulation and growth of microorganisms and environmental polluting substances on these materials and thus reducing the tendency of fouling, while the brilliance of the color is maintained and the quality of the air is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Rockwood Italia SpA
    Inventors: Marino Sergi, Christian Egger
  • Patent number: 8394190
    Abstract: The invention relates to carbon black granulates having an APC value, measured at a conveying speed of 8 m/s and a solid load of 27 g/kg, less than or equal to 20 and a 25 [mu]m pressure filter value of less than 5 bar cm2/g. The carbon black granulate is produced by carbon black powder being pre-granulated in a first mixing granulator with addition of a granulation liquid with or without binders and being granulated to a finished state in a second mixing granulator without further addition of granulation liquid. The carbon black granulate can be used as a filler, reinforcing filler, UV stabilizer, conductive carbon black, pigment, or reducing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Evonik Carbon Black GmbH
    Inventors: Manfred Bertzick, Werner Heister, Wilfried Ostendorf, Matthias Katzer
  • Publication number: 20130029065
    Abstract: A pyrolysis process is provided. The process includes the steps of: depositing a quantity of waste into a porous container, the porous container adapted to allow a convective stream of substantially anaerobic gas to flow therethrough; inserting the porous container into a pyrolysis thermal processor; sealing the thermal processor; circulating the convective stream of gas through the pyrolysis thermal processor; heating the waste according to a first time-temperature profile to pyrolyze the waste and form a carbonaceous char; and cooling the carbonaceous char by circulating the convective stream of gas through a cooler. An oil product and a gaseous hydrocarbon product are produced during the pyrolysis. The carbonaceous char is further processed to form a carbon black product and a recyclable metal product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: TELLUS TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventor: TELLUS TECHNOLOGY, INC.
  • Publication number: 20120329640
    Abstract: Compositions and methods of producing discrete nanotubes and nanoplates and a method for their production. The discrete nanotube/nanoplate compositions are useful in fabricated articles to provide superior mechanical and electrical performance. They are also useful as catalysts and catalyst supports for chemical reactions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: Designed Nanotubes, LLC
    Inventors: Clive P. Bosnyak, Kurt W. Swogger
  • Publication number: 20120304545
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nano-diamond dispersion solution and a method of preparing the same. The method of preparing a nano-diamond dispersion solution comprises the following steps: providing a nano-diamond aggregation; mixing the nano-diamond aggregation with a metal hydroxide solution and stirring the mixture such that the nano-diamond aggregation is separated, to obtain a mixture solution; stabilizing the mixture solution such that the mixture solution is separated into a supernatant and precipitates; and extracting the supernatant and precipitates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2011
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: NEOENBIZ
    Inventors: Tae Hee Park, Kyu Tae Lee, Jung Suk Lee
  • Publication number: 20120232216
    Abstract: Using a target loading value and target intrinsic properties desired for a rubber formulation, two or more fillers are combined to create a blend having the desired intrinsic properties—i. e. a blend can be created emulating the desired intrinsic properties of a single filler system. In another exemplary aspect, knowing the individual loadings of fillers along with the target values desired for the loading of the blend and its intrinsic properties, individual intrinsic properties for at least one unknown filler that will be used to create the blend can be calculated. The unknown filler can then be identified by comparing the calculated intrinsic properties with the intrinsic properties of known fillers. The method allows e.g.) a manufacturer to blend a variety of suitable fillers while maintaining a more limited inventory of fillers than would otherwise be required for multiple rubber formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2009
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Inventor: Xiaofeng Shaw Yang
  • Publication number: 20120220695
    Abstract: A combination of multi-walled carbon nanotubes and single-walled carbon nanotubes and/or double-walled carbon nanotubes significantly improves the mechanical properties of polymer nanocomposites. Both flexural strength and flexural modulus of the MWNTs and single-walled carbon nanotubes and/or double-walled carbon nanotubes co-reinforced epoxy nanocomposites are further improved compared with same amount of either single-walled carbon nanotubes and/or double-walled carbon nanotubes or multi-walled carbon nanotubes reinforced epoxy nanocomposites. Besides epoxy, other thermoset polymers may also work.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Inventors: Dongsheng Mao, Zvi Yaniv
  • Publication number: 20120213939
    Abstract: The present invention provides an enhanced plating for electro and electroless plating. There is provided a method of plating a surface to be plated, the method comprises premixing a plating solution with additive. The additive comprises diamond particles is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: Inspiraz Technology Pte Ltd
    Inventors: Kim Wee TAN, Sien Ruey WONG
  • Patent number: 8236274
    Abstract: The invention relates to a carbon black having an aggregate size distribution which has a (d90-d10)/d50 ratio of less than or equal to 1.1. The carbon blacks are produced by admixing hot air if desired to a gas mixture comprising a carrier gas and a carbon black feedstock, passing the gas mixture into a burner pipe, burning the gas mixture at the burner pipe openings, and drawing the flames under suction, together with the ambient air drawn in freely under suction from the outside, through a cooled, narrowing gap, and carrying out cooling, the cooled, narrowing gap having a height (h) to width (b) ratio of 1-100, the width (b) being 0.5 to 10 mm, and the flow rate at the narrowest point of the gap being 10-200 m/s. The carbon blacks of the invention can be used as non-reinforcing filler, reinforcing filler, UV stabilizer, conductive black, pigment or reducing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Evonik Carbon Black GmbH
    Inventors: Catharina Quitmann, Alfons Karl, Matthias Katzer, Kai Krauss, Michael Stanyschöfsky
  • Patent number: 8226761
    Abstract: A method of modifying a pigment that includes reacting a reactive compound having an X—[Y]n reactive group with a secondary compound N—S—ZM to form a substituted reactive intermediate [Y]a—X—(N—S—ZM)b. A pigment is reacted with the substituted reactive intermediate [Y]a—X—(N—S—ZM)b to attach the substituted reactive intermediate to the surface of the pigment to form a surface modified pigment. X may be a sulfonyl, phosphoryl, or 1,3,5-triazinyl group, Y may be a halogen leaving group, N may be a basic nucleophilic group, S may be an organic group, and ZM may be an ionizable end group. Also, n is an integer between 1 and 3, b is an integer between 1 and 3, and a=n?b. When n is equal to or greater than b, and if b is 2 or 3, each N—S—ZM can be the same or different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Sensient Colors LLC
    Inventors: Puthalath K. Sujeeth, John P. Kane, Daniel A. Ouellette, Mark Ulrich, Vincent Shing, Michael Bogomolny
  • Patent number: 8211227
    Abstract: This invention provides a material for vibration damping, said material comprising a composite, said composite comprising a cement matrix, and exfoliated graphite that is distributed in said composite. Said cement is preferably hydraulic cement containing calcium silicate. Said exfoliated graphite exhibits a morphology that enables the physical units of exfoliated graphite to connect mechanically. The proportion of exfoliated graphite in the composite is high enough for the exfoliated graphite to connect mechanically in the presence of cement. The proportion of cement in the composite is high enough for the cement to form a continuous matrix in the composite. This invention also provides a material for vibration damping, said material comprising a composite, said composite comprising a continuous cement matrix and a graphite network, said network being mechanically connected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Inventors: Deborah Duen Ling Chung, Sivaraja Muthusamy
  • Publication number: 20120160130
    Abstract: A tinting system for producing a defined number of shades of a paint ready for use characterized by: (a) a dye set, (b) a color identification means, and (c) plurality of metering means for accommodating a shade component, and a brightening component. Each metering means being designed to manually meter the respective dye component and to exactly reproduce the number of shades defined by the color identification means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2010
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: HEUBACH GMBH
    Inventor: Rainer Heubach
  • Publication number: 20120160966
    Abstract: An apparatus having a composite space-based structure with a first carbon nanotube infused material and a second carbon nanotube infused material. The first and second carbon nanotube infused materials each having a range of carbon nanotube loading selected to provide different functionalities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2010
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: APPLIED NANOSTRUCTURED SOLUTIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Tushar K. SHAH, Mark R. ALBERDING, Harry C. MALECKI, Samuel J. MARKKULA, John Anthony HUGHES
  • Patent number: 8203125
    Abstract: A LTHC layer for use in radiation induced thermal transfer includes a modified pigment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Anne K. Shim, Joseph B. Carroll
  • Publication number: 20120145041
    Abstract: Plasma-treating small particles, such as carbon nanotubes, are disclosed. The technical aim is to achieve a controllable degree of treatment which is reasonably uniform in the mass of particles treated. The proposed method uses a low-pressure plasma (glow discharge) generated in a rotating treatment drum (4). The drum (4) has an axial electrode (3), internal vanes (44) and a sealable cover or lid (5). It can be evacuated via a port (52) having a particle-retaining filter. Process gas can be fed into it to maintain the plasma, e.g. through a feed opening (32) in the central electrode (3). An outer electrode may be provided as a separate surround (8) or as a conductive outer cylinder wall of the drum (4). Glow discharge is created along the central electrode, and the drum rotation speed adjusted so that the particles fall through the plasma zone. The drum (4) may have a port (51) through which fluid can be introduced to disperse the particles safely.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: Innovative Carbon Limited
    Inventor: Ian Walters
  • Publication number: 20120122695
    Abstract: The present application discloses novel endohedral fullerenes having enclosed therein one or more ozone molecules, e.g. fullerenes selected from C60-fullerene (Buckminsterfullerene), C70-fullerene, C76-fullerene, C78-fullerene, C82-fullerene, C84-fullerene, and C120-fullerene. The application further discloses a composition comprising the endohedral fullerene and a carrier material, e.g. where the carrier material is a skin lotion, such as a skin lotion comprising L-ascorbic acid or Vitamin E. Moreover, various uses of the novel fullerenes are disclosed, e.g. for skin UV-protection; in or on the surface of sun glasses; in or on the surface of window glass; in or on the surface of textiles, fabrics, clothes, wood, paint, paper, cushions, leather, hair-care products, and plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2010
    Publication date: May 17, 2012
    Applicant: BUCKY'O'ZUN APS
    Inventors: Sara Naseri, Marlene Bock
  • Patent number: 8123850
    Abstract: A hybrid pigment composition is provided including a pigment or a dye and a fibrous clay. The pigment composition has higher reflectance in a near infrared region than a visible light region of the electromagnetic spectrum. The fibrous clay can be selected from palygorskite, sepiolite, and mixtures thereof. The hybrid pigment composition is tunable to provide high reflectance at a desired wavelength in the near infrared region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: Mayan Pigments, Inc.
    Inventor: Lori Niewold