Coating Or Lamination Patents (Class 215/12.2)
  • Patent number: 10851325
    Abstract: The passage of a container along a conveyor is lubricated by applying to the container or conveyor a mixture of a water-miscible silicone material and a water-miscible lubricant. The mixture can be applied in relatively low amounts, to provide thin, substantially non-dripping lubricating films. In contrast to dilute aqueous lubricants, the lubricants of the invention provide drier lubrication of the conveyors and containers, a cleaner conveyor line and reduced lubricant usage, thereby reducing waste, cleanup and disposal problems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Arturo S. Valencia Sil, Lawrence A. Grab, Bruce E. Schmidt, David A. Halsrud, Guang-Jong Jason Wei, Eric D. Morrison, Hector R. Dibenedetto
  • Patent number: 10844310
    Abstract: The present invention relates to conveyor lubricant compositions including an emulsion of a lipophilic compound and also including an emulsifier and/or an anionic surfactant. The present invention also relates to methods employing such lubricant compositions. In an embodiment, the method includes applying the present lubricant composition to a conveyor with a non-energized nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Stefan Seemeyer, Eric D. Morrison, Stephan Scharrenbach, Claudia Caussin de Schneck, Stefan Kupper, Peter Rich, Colin Court
  • Patent number: 10807758
    Abstract: A delamination container includes an engaging protrusion that is provided in an area extending over at least a ground contact portion and a recess and protrudes from either one of an outer layer body and an inner layer body and engages with the other in an undercutting manner. Further, a preform includes an engaging protrusion that is provided in an area extending from at least a boundary between a bottom and a trunk to just before an axial center of the bottom and protrudes from either one of an outer body and an inner body and engages with the other in an undercutting manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Ishii, Yuichi Okuyama
  • Patent number: 10779666
    Abstract: A polymeric replacement vessel, or container, for glassware and glass containers and a method of making the same. polymeric drinking container simulates a glass drinking container having a glass drinking container volume. The polymeric drinking container comprises a base and an enclosed wall composed of the polymer. The wall is formed with the base and extends from the base while defining an opening opposite the base. The enclosed wall includes an inside surface and an outside surface. The base and enclosed wall form a polymeric drinking container volume made of the polymeric material. This polymeric drinking container volume is equal to the glass component drinking container volume plus an amount equal to the glass component drinking container volume multiplied times the ratio of the specific gravity of the glass to the specific gravity of the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Cailis, LLC
    Inventor: Paul J. Fenelon
  • Patent number: 10773944
    Abstract: A smart vessel containment and dispensing unit capable of communication and data sharing across various wireless transmission protocols to linked devices. It has a visual display interface, is capable of cooling, pressurizing and storing the contents of an open growler as well as collecting data about the beverage, data regarding consumption of the beverage, as well as demographic data about the user that is relayed to and interpreted by a data analytical unit that can generate and transmit data to the consumer about beverage related matters. The containment will internally accommodate a beverage growler in an aesthetic transportable, energy efficient envelope that may be stored on a countertop, in a cabinet, or taken on the go. It will provide the consumer with all the information about the contents of the growler as well as their identification and physical parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Inventor: Donald Christian Maier
  • Patent number: 10766183
    Abstract: A liquid blow-molding method for molding a delamination container from a resin container material. The resin container material includes an outer layer, an inner layer, and an ambient air introduction hole. The delamination container includes an outer layer body and an inner layer body, which is laminated on the inner side of the outer layer body in a manner such that the inner layer body is separatable from the outer layer body. The liquid blow-molding method includes the container molding step of molding the container material into the delamination container by supplying a pressurized liquid into the container material; and the inner layer body separation step of separating the inner layer body from the outer layer body by sucking the liquid out of the delamination container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichi Okuyama, Kenichi Suyama
  • Patent number: 10759102
    Abstract: Disclosed is an overmolding device of a cosmetic vessel including a cosmetic vessel made of glass, a cooling means for cooling the inside of the cosmetic vessel, and left and right outer molds and overmolding an outer shape of the cosmetic vessel with the cosmetic vessel and the cooling means interposed therebetween. According to the present invention, it is possible to prevent breakage of the vessel due to a molding temperature by cooling the inside of the cosmetic vessel by the cooling means at the time of overmolding of the cosmetic vessel such as a perfume bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SAMHWA P&T CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kyung Chang Lee
  • Patent number: 10710765
    Abstract: A base structure for a blow-molded container having an annular sidewall and a central longitudinal axis, the base structure comprising: a bottom portion; an annular support heel positioned between the sidewall and the bottom portion, wherein the annular support heel is angled inwardly at an angle ? of from about 15° to about 65° relative a plane extending from the sidewall; and a plurality of partial sphere structures on the annular support heel and extending beyond the bottom portion thus forming a contact surface supporting the container, and wherein the blow-molded container comprises a material selected from the group consisting of a polyester resin and polypropylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P.
    Inventor: Michael P. Wurster
  • Patent number: 10668666
    Abstract: In some examples, a plurality of print material combinations for object generation are determined, each print material combination having an associated color. A plurality of color descriptions may be determined, the color descriptions corresponding to a combination of voxels, each of the voxels of the combination of voxels having a defined print material combination and a defined depth with respect to a surface. A color mapping resource may be defined, the color mapping resource associating a color description with a print instruction, each print instruction being for use in causing an object generation apparatus to generate the combination of voxels corresponding to the associated color description.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Peter Morovic, Jan Morovic
  • Patent number: 10661481
    Abstract: Preform assembly (1) for blow moulding a container (20), comprising at least a first (2) and a second (3) preform, wherein the first preform (2) is positioned inside the second preform (3) before blow moulding the preforms into the container, wherein each preform has a body forming portion having a wall thickness of less than about 8 millimetres, preferably less than about 6 mm. A container blow moulded from the preform assembly and a method and an apparatus for forming the preform assembly are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: HEINEKEN SUPPLY CHAIN B.V.
    Inventors: Bernardus Cornelis Johannes Landman, Pieter Gerard Witte
  • Patent number: 10598314
    Abstract: An LED lamp has an LED device and a lamp base. The LED device has multiple LED chips, multiple conductive substrates, a packaging layer and a protective cover. The multiple conductive substrates are arranged at intervals. Each of the LED chips is supported by and electrically connected between two adjacent conductive substrates. The packaging layer covers the LED chips and covers a part of each conductive substrate. The protective cover covers the LED chips and the conductive substrates to form an LED device in a specific shape. As the LED chips are close to the protective cover, thermal energy generated by the LED chips is rapidly dissipated into the air to improve the heat dissipation. The LED device achieves a continuous uniform lighting effect by a proper arrangement of the LED chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Liquidleds Lighting Corp.
    Inventor: Chien-Lang Huang
  • Patent number: 10569511
    Abstract: A delamination container (1) formed in a shape including a tubular mouth (la) and a trunk (1b), the container (1) including: an outer layer body (2) formed of a resin material; an inner layer body (3) formed of a resin material and disposed on an inner side of the outer layer body (2); and an intermediate layer (4) formed of a resin material different from those forming the outer and inner layer bodies (2) and (3) and disposed between the outer and inner layer bodies (2) and (3). The outer and inner layer bodies (2) and (3) and the intermediate layer (4) are formed by direct-blow molding a laminated parison including resin layers corresponding to them. At an opening end of the mouth (1a), an end portion of the intermediate layer (4) is covered by the outer and inner layer bodies (2) and (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshio Akiyama, Masakazu Kudo, Shintaro Kutsuzawa
  • Patent number: 10518278
    Abstract: A fluid dispenser device having a dispenser member mounted on the neck of a container, with a neck gasket interposed. The dispenser member is mounted by a fastener element having a fastener portion and a compression portion. The compression portion includes a projecting profile that exerts stresses on the neck gasket. After assembly, the neck of the container generates first stresses in the neck gasket, and the projecting profile of the fastener element generates second stresses in the neck gasket, the first stresses approximately axially opposite the second stresses. The neck includes a top curved margin and defines an edge in contact with the neck gasket, the first and second stresses approximately axially opposite but radially offset, such that said first and second stresses are balanced at least in part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: APTAR FRANCE SAS
    Inventors: Guillaume Du Boisbaudry, Philip Steer
  • Patent number: 10413102
    Abstract: A beverage container including an outer cup having an integrally formed base plate, an inner cup disposed in the outer cup, a base including a lower portion configured to releasably engage the beverage container to an external surface, the lower portion including a suction cup defining a cavity and configured to sealingly engage the beverage container with an external surface by forming a seal between the suction cup and the external surface, and a valve operably connected to the integrally formed base plate and movable between a first position and a second position to control fluid communication between atmospheric pressure and the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Telebrands Corp.
    Inventors: Paul Dowd, Norman L Barrigas
  • Patent number: 10358251
    Abstract: A multiple-chamber container that is extrusion blow molded with a single neck finish and a method to trim the single neck finish is provided. The physical appearance of the multiple-chamber container before the trimming process differs from the multiple-chamber container after the trimming process. The multiple-chamber container includes multiple openings that are configured to engage with a single cap after the trimming process to create a seal. The multiple-chamber container may contain different materials, such as liquids, gel-like substances, granular materials, food, etc. that are not permitted to flow from one chamber to the other chamber when the cap is engaged with the chamber openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Silgan Plastics LLC
    Inventor: Sergio DiBiasio
  • Patent number: 10343827
    Abstract: A combination of a container made out of rolled laminated plastic or rolled laminated metal combined with a rollerball applicator, combined with a child-resistant locking assembly between the container and a cap removably affixed to the container. The container includes a closed rear end, a front wall and a flexible sidewall between the closed rear end and the front. The flexible sidewall is in a shape selected from the group consisting of oval-shaped, elliptical-shaped and cylindrical-shaped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Innovative Product Brands, Inc.
    Inventor: Bryan Tapocik
  • Patent number: 10279378
    Abstract: A container for the cleaning of an object, intended to receive, in addition to the object to be cleaned, a fluid including ferromagnetic components, and intended to be submitted to the action of a magnetic field generated by the rotation of magnets. The container comprises a bottom wall, a lateral wall, and a removable closing lid, said container being transparent to the magnetic field. The lateral wall of said container comprises on its inside radially-protruding longitudinal fins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Inventors: Eric Chapotat, Bernard Chapotat, Eric Schneck
  • Patent number: 10273430
    Abstract: The present invention relates to conveyor lubricant compositions including an emulsion of a lipophilic compound and also including an emulsifier and/or an anionic surfactant. The present invention also relates to methods employing such lubricant compositions. In an embodiment, the method includes applying the present lubricant composition to a conveyor with a non-energized nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Stefan Seemeyer, Eric D. Morrison, Stephan Scharrenbach, Claudia Caussin de Schneck, Stefan Kupper, Peter Rich, Colin Court
  • Patent number: 10183429
    Abstract: A method for the production of an injection-molded part including casting an injection-molding material at least two injection-molding stations by at least two injection-molding processes. A pre-molded part, produced in one of the at least two injection-molding processes, is cooled in a cooling station between the at least two injection-molding processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Engel Austria GmbH
    Inventors: Josef Giessauf, Christian Maier
  • Patent number: 10138049
    Abstract: Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers having product volumes and structural support volumes are provided with a valve mechanism to facilitate dispensing fluid product from the product support volume. One or more tension-inducing elements may be used to provide the valves with the ability to permit dispensing of fluid product from the product volume upon application of greater than a minimum threshold but less than a maximum threshold of squeeze force to an exterior of the flexible container. The valve may also be re-closable to prevent fluid product from being dispensed subsequent to use. The flexible container may further be provided with a product sensory experience sampling mechanism to provide for consumer interaction with one or more characteristics of the fluid product contained in the product volume without compromising the integrity of the product volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Donald Cox, Ken McGuire, Scott Stanley, Lee Arent, Andrew Rapach, Jun You, Marc Bourgeois, Joseph Lester, Kory Gunnerson
  • Patent number: 10138451
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel culturing apparatus (assembly) which can be termed a cell culture dish. More particularly, the present invention is a “combined cell culture dish” or “dish-in-dish” apparatus comprising at least one smaller cell culture dish fixedly positioned within a larger cell culture dish, and the number of such fixated cell culture dishes can include a multiple number of fixated cell culture dishes within one another, either concentric or eccentric, in any number of geometric shapes, and without limitation to the number of petri dishes included. An alternate embodiment of this invention can include a plurality of cell culture dishes juxtaposed side-by-side having common interior well walls, and the well walls may or may not be different in height depending on the application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Inventors: Christopher B. Reid, Keith Norris, Taehoon Cho, Victor Chaban
  • Patent number: 10017601
    Abstract: A resin composition contains a preliminary reaction product obtained through mixing an epoxy resin and a monofunctional acid anhydride as a first curing agent in an equivalence ratio of the epoxy resin to the monofunctional acid anhydride in a range of 1:0.1 to 1:0.6, and reacting the epoxy resin and the monofunctional acid anhydride such that a percentage of ring opening of the monofunctional acid anhydride is 80% or more, and a second curing agent being a different compound from the monofunctional acid anhydride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke Nii, Mitsuyoshi Nishino, Fuminori Sato, Yoshihiko Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10011391
    Abstract: The present invention relates to hydrophobic coating of hydrophilic bottles for carbonated beverages to prevent gushing, in particular to hydrophobic coating of the bottle neck of a glass bottle. The invention also relates to a method to apply such hydrophobic coating to the inner surface of the glass bottle neck.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
    Inventors: Sylvie Deckers, Guy Derdelinckx, Mohammadreza Khalesi, David Santi Riveros Galan, Zahra Shokribousjein, Hubert Verachtert, Johan Martens, Pieter Verlooy, Sam Smet
  • Patent number: 9993958
    Abstract: A method for the fabrication of a container (802), comprising the steps of: —providing a preform (705), said preform being substantially tubular in form and being provided with a closed end (709), a cavity (707), and an open end (710) communicating with said cavity (707); —positioning at least one restriction device (711, 714) relative to the preform (705) so as to define at least one restriction zone and restrict expansion of the preform (705) therein; —injecting a pre-determined volume of an incompressible fluid (800) into the cavity (707) of the preform (705) via the open end (710), provoking the preform (705) to plastically deform by expansion, said preform (705) expanding freely in at least one expansion zone outside said at least one restriction zone; and —Using for the fabrication of a beverage container (802).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: DISCMA AG
    Inventors: Guillaume Chauvin, Klaus Hartwig, Damien Kannengiesser
  • Patent number: 9950836
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic protective film using a Surlyn resin, and more particularly to a cosmetic protective film using a Surlyn resin which is produced by applying a Surlyn resin, is easily attached to a printing layer using a UV curing adhesive, and can perfectly protect cosmetics while increasing work efficiency by further applying a PE or PET material if necessary. A cosmetic protective film using a Surlyn resin, includes: a cosmetic container (100); and a protective film (200) attached to the cosmetic container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yongjae Jang, Joonyoung Kim, Kyounghee Jeon, Seonglyoung Kim
  • Patent number: 9879826
    Abstract: A method is provided for producing a tank, in particular a motor vehicle tank, for storing a fuel in a low-temperature state. The tank has an inner tank receiving the fuel, an outer skin surrounding the inner tank and an insulating layer arranged between the inner tank and the outer skin. The method i) introduces fuel into the inner tank, a temperature of 30° C. to 120° C., preferably of 70° C. to 85° C., being obtained by the fuel in the inner tank, and ii) generates negative pressure in an insulating layer arranged between the inner tank and the outer skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Klaus Szoucsek
  • Patent number: 9862157
    Abstract: Disclosed is an injection molding device and process for a test tube shaped preform, that can laminate a colored layer at certain positions with a certain thickness accurately. Included is a nozzle section, in which a molten main resin and second resin are joined together to form a joined resin mass, the nozzle section including: an outer flow channel through which the main resin flows, an inner flow channel through which the second resin flows, a cylindrical column-shaped flow channel where the second resin joins the main resin, a first confluence where the main resin flows into the joined flow channel, a second confluence where the second resin flows into the joined flow channel wherein the first confluence is downstream of the second confluence, and a cylindrical shutoff pin inserted in the joined flow channel to open or close one or both the first and second confluences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hosokoshiyama, Junichi Chiba, Yosuke Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9802476
    Abstract: A fabric and elastomeric material (referred to as a fabric trilayer) combined with a sealant may be applied in such a fashion so as to eliminate or minimize air entrapment in an elastomeric composite structure that forms a seal-sealing volume. The performance of the self-sealing volume is dramatically improved with this minimizing of air entrapment. Surprisingly and unexpectedly, this construction approach may be accomplished without significantly adding to the weight or thickness of the volume and without affecting the outer dimension of the self-sealing volume. Thus, a method and system for forming a self-sealing volume are described. The system includes an elastomeric composite structure comprising at least one layer of an elastomeric material derived from a neat (no solvent) elastomeric material that does not substantially react at room temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: ROBERTSON FUEL SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Whipple, Ruben Lopez, Davis Lee
  • Patent number: 9783356
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device for packaging and dispensing a composition sensitive to oxidation by atmospheric oxygen. The device comprises a body formed at least partially from a sheet of a multilayer complex and a neck portion extending from the body and formed from a multilayer complex. At least one layer of the multilayer complex of the body comprises at least one pulverulent filler in a mass proportion of greater than or equal to 5% of a total mass of the at least one layer. The neck portion lacks any pulverulent filler material in the multilayer complex of the neck portion and the multilayer complex of the body comprises at least one barrier layer formed from metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventor: Jean-Marie Julien
  • Patent number: 9744099
    Abstract: A coated glass pharmaceutical package may include a body formed from borosilicate glass that meets the Type 1 criteria according to USP <660>. The body may have an interior surface and an exterior surface. A low-friction coating having a thickness of less than 100 microns may be positioned on at least a portion of the exterior surface. The portion of the exterior surface with the low-friction coating may have a coefficient of friction that is at least 20% less than an uncoated glass pharmaceutical package formed from the same glass composition and the coefficient of friction may not increase by more than 30% after undergoing a depyrogenation cycle at a temperature of from 250° C. to 400° C. for a time period of from 30 seconds to 72 hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Andrei Gennadyevich Fadeev, Theresa Chang, Dana Craig Bookbinder, Santona Pal, Chandan Kumar Saha, Steven Edward DeMartino, Christopher Lee Timmons, John Stephen Peanasky
  • Patent number: 9725213
    Abstract: A bung closure for gas-tight and liquid-tight closure of a bung opening of a container, includes a cup-shaped basic body made from metal and having a disk-shaped base and an adjoining, upwardly open, tubular ring part; at least one interlocking element in the form of a shaped sheet-metal strip or a tab provided within the cup-shaped basic body for engagement with a screwing tool for screwing the bung closure into, and out of the bung opening of the container; and a stable plastics layer provided on the outer side of the ring part, with an external thread formed on an outside of the plastics layer for threaded engagement with the internal thread of the bung opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: MAUSER-WERKE GMBH
    Inventor: Detlev Weyrauch
  • Patent number: 9707732
    Abstract: A container including a shoulder portion terminating at an opening and a sidewall portion extending from the shoulder portion to a base portion. The base portion closes off an end of the container. The shoulder portion, the sidewall portion and the base portion cooperate to define a receptacle chamber within the container into which product can be filled. A barrier layer extends continuously along the base portion, the sidewall portion, and the shoulder portion to the opening and is made of a polymer based material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: Amcor Limited
    Inventors: Frederick C. Beuerle, Michael Schmitt, John G. Brace
  • Patent number: 9694965
    Abstract: Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers having product volumes and structural support volumes are provided with a valve mechanism to facilitate dispensing fluid product from the product support volume. One or more tension-inducing elements may be used to provide the valves with the ability to permit dispensing of fluid product from the product volume upon application of greater than a minimum threshold but less than a maximum threshold of squeeze force to an exterior of the flexible container. The valve may also be re-closable to prevent fluid product from being dispensed subsequent to use. The flexible container may further be provided with a product sensory experience sampling mechanism to provide for consumer interaction with one or more characteristics of the fluid product contained in the product volume without compromising the integrity of the product volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Donald Cox, Ken McGuire, Scott Stanley, Lee Arent, Andrew Rapach, Jun You, Marc Bourgeois, Joseph Lester, Kory Gunnerson
  • Patent number: 9669575
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing a plastic hollow body including extruding a molten plastic parison through a die. At least one longitudinal cut is made in the parison. The parison is introduced into a mold comprising two cavities. The hollow body is molded by conforming the parison to the mold cavities. The die includes a passage for the molten plastic which gradually modifies the shape of the parison so that it is substantially flattened on exiting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: INERGY AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS RESEARCH (S.A.)
    Inventors: Bjorn Criel, Philippe Bournonville, Pierre-François Tardy
  • Patent number: 9610724
    Abstract: A preform-molding device has a nozzle section including three cylindrical layer-forming flow channels, which include an inner flow channel and an outer flow channel for forming the substrate layers of the main resin, and a middle flow channel for forming the intermediate layer, and also includes a predetermined number of vertical blocking rib pieces disposed at a downstream end of the middle flow channel, in parallel in the circumferential direction, so that the intermediate layer would be segmented in the circumferential direction into a predetermined number of vertically running streams, wherein flow behavior of the intermediate-layer resin flowing through the middle flow channel is adjusted by positioning the vertical blocking rib pieces in the circumferential direction so as to minimize a difference in height between a maximum height point and a minimum height point that appear in a leading edge of the intermediate layer of the preform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hosokoshiyama, Mamoru Sato, Yasuhiro Ishizawa
  • Patent number: 9604252
    Abstract: A process for coating inside a container includes rotating the container about its imaginary vertical axis while simultaneously lowering airless spray nozzles along the vertical axis of the container into the cavity through the opening end and moving the nozzles back up and out of the container. Spray nozzles are used to apply a liquid coating at a spray pressure of about 100 to about 800 psi (6.89 to 55.16 bar) and at an angle of about 0 to about 120 degrees relative to the vertical axis, simultaneously with nozzle movement, to at least a portion of the inner surface while the container is rotating and the nozzles are moving along the vertical axis. The container is thereby coated on its inner surface to form an internally coated container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Omer Bin Younos, Christopher Norman Allinson, Geoffrey William Vernon, Luca Mario Volpe
  • Patent number: 9605191
    Abstract: Disclosed therein are adhesive films and a composite of the adhesive film, which can allow an outsole and a midsole to be simultaneously molded in manufacturing footwear. The adhesive film composite is formed of a polyester-type thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) material, a polyethylene-based coupling agent, montan wax and fatty acid esters with pentaerythritol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Inventors: Hee-Dae Park, Veerag Mehta
  • Patent number: 9555948
    Abstract: A double-walled, vacuum-insulated container is manufactured with a cured inside coating. To form the container, an inner liner is disposed in an outer body. The inner liner has an inner sidewall, an inner bottom, and an inner lip, and the outer body has an outer sidewall and an outer lip. The inner and outer lips are affixed together with an affixation or weld having a first melt point. A plenum is enclosed between the inner liner and the outer body by affixing an outer bottom to the outer body and creating a vacuum at least partially in the plenum using a seal having a second melt point. This second melt point can be about 450° C. and 500° C. The coating is painted to an inside surface of the inner liner, and the painted coating is cured with a temperature level at least below the first and second melt points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: RUBBERMAID INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Christopher P. Nemeth, Gunnar B. Olson, Brandon L. Stroud, Sichong Xia
  • Patent number: 9492950
    Abstract: A preform (1) of plastic material for manufacturing bottles through a blow-moulding process includes a substantially cylindrical central body (3) having an open end (2) and a closed end (4). In correspondence of the central area of the closed end (4) there is provided a hollow appendix (5), projecting outwards of the preform, capable of internally housing the tip end of a stretching rod of the preform (1). Both the hollow appendix (5) and the remaining side portion of the closed end (4) of the preform may be spherical, conical, elliptical or parabolic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: CONCORDIA DEVELOPMENT S.R.L.
    Inventor: Gianfilippo Pagliacci
  • Patent number: 9375107
    Abstract: A beverage container closure or lid that is adapted for closing an open end of a beverage container. The lid is selectively couplable to the beverage container and includes a selectively openable stopper that when closed, creates a fluid-tight seal between the beverage container and the environment. The stopper may be selectively opened by a user by the user pressing a button disposed on a side of the beverage container closure. The stopper is subsequently automatically closed when the user releases the button. Thus, a user may open and close the beverage container closure using a single hand without the need to remove the beverage container closure from the beverage container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Pacific Market International, LLC
    Inventors: Tyler Sean Gilbert, Randy Sims
  • Patent number: 9296544
    Abstract: Double container (1) includes outer layer body (2) including tubular dispensing spout (2a) and trunk portion (2b). Dispensing spout (2a) is provided, in its side portion, with air inlet hole (4) extending through dispensing spout (2a) from inside to outside. Double container (1) also includes inner layer body (3) including opening (3a) contiguous with opening edge of dispensing spout (2a), and content container portion (3b) contiguous with opening (3a). Inner layer body (3) is accommodated in outer layer body (2). Trunk portion (2b) is provided with outer-layer-side projecting portions (5, 11, 17, 33, 34), and inner layer body (3) is provided with inner-layer-side projecting portions (6, 12, 19, 33?, 34?) having shapes corresponding to inner surfaces of outer-layer-side projecting portions (5, 11, 17, 33, 34). Space is provided between outer-layer-side projecting portions (5, 11, 17, 33, 34) and inner-layer-side projecting portions (6, 12, 19, 33?, 34?).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Miyairi, Shintaro Kutsuzawa, Keita Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9289955
    Abstract: The present techniques provide multi-layer plastic structures and methods for making such. The multi-layer plastic structures include an inner surface made from a polyolefin resin, and resistant to environmental stress cracking, and an outer surface that includes a styrenic copolymer. The outer surface has a kinetic coefficient of friction with itself of 0.42 and a static coefficient of friction with itself of 0.44.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignees: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, Silgan Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Lee A. Carvell, Mark Wanderlich, Susan L. Banovic, James Jalutkewicz, Charles E. Rees, Michael A. Smith
  • Patent number: 9248939
    Abstract: A semi-rigid sleeve for a bottle that is open at both ends and can be inserted downward onto a freestanding bottle so as to cling thereto as a second skin. The sleeve generally comprises a cylindrical body defined by a resilient sheet of semi-rigid material (preferably high-density plastic) open at both ends and having an axial slit running end-to-end, the body being defined by an inward axial curvature and compression-formed with a shape-memory characteristic to normally retain a smaller (furled) first diameter which can be forcibly expanded by parting along said slit to a larger (unfurled) second diameter. An optional rubber coating may be applied to the interior/exterior of the body for insulation purposes. The smooth semi-rigid exterior surface of the bottle sleeve provides a superior advertising medium and outstanding multi-color graphics can be applied by thermoset printing processes, resulting in far more eyecatching graphics than traditional foam koozies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Inventor: Darren O'Brien
  • Patent number: 9145224
    Abstract: A container (100) configured to house a fluid or other liquid, semi-solid, or solid composition has a body having a pulp-molded portion (130) and a side wall (104) that at least partially defines a coated lumen (118). The container can include a neck (116) that has an open end and is coupled to the body. A heterocompositional frame (114) can be used to reinforce the neck (116). The container (100) can include a permeation barrier material or other coating to act as a barrier between the container's walls and the container's contents. A method of reinforcing a neck (116) in a pulp-molded bottle is also disclosed. The method includes the step of providing a frame material that is heterocompositional to a material of the bottle. The method also includes the step of applying the frame material to the neck (116) of the bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Inventors: Ellery West, Gail West
  • Patent number: 9055753
    Abstract: Disclosed is a container-packed black coffee beverage which has an excellent hypertension ameliorating effect and can be ingested in an ordinary manner. A container-packed black coffee satisfying the following requirements (A) to (C): (A) a chlorogenic acid: 0.01 to 1% by mass; (B) hydroxyhydroquinone: 0.1% by mass or less relative to the mass of the chlorogenic acid; and (C) the chlorogenic acid/a coffee solid content ?0.025 (by mass).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Yasushi Shioya, Yoshinobu Hayakawa, Shinji Yamamoto, Yoshikazu Ogura
  • Publication number: 20150136723
    Abstract: This invention provides a glass container (in particular, a medical glass container) that is excellent in water repellency, powder repellency, heat resistance, water resistance, alkali resistance, etc., and a method for producing the container. This invention relates to a method for producing a glass container (in particular, a medical glass container), the method comprising the steps of (1) treating the inner surface of a glass container with a silane coupling agent and/or a partial hydrolysate thereof and (2) treating the treated surface obtained in step (1) with an amorphous fluorine-containing resin. The invention also relates to a glass container obtained by using the production method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: NAMICOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takao Bamba, Masafumi Aramata, Jotaro Kishimoto
  • Publication number: 20150108078
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coating line and a method for applying a protective coating to hollow glass containers integrated in glass container manufacturing process. In particular it relates to a coating line and method for applying a cold end coating to hollow glass containers. More particularly the present invention relates to a coating line comprising horizontal spray guns for applying a cold end coating to hollow glass containers in a single line and such a method for applying a cold end coating to hollow glass containers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Leendert Cornelis Hoekman, Carmela Maria Concetta Starrantino, Johannes Theodorus Maria Wagemakers, Oliver Meurer
  • Patent number: 8950614
    Abstract: A biodegradable resin bottle having a container wall (1) including a biodegradable resin and having a vacuum-evaporated film (3) formed on the inner surface of the container wall (1) by a plasma CVD method. The vacuum-evaporated film (3) includes a first hydrocarbon vacuum-evaporated layer (3a) positioned on the inner surface of the container wall and a second hydrocarbon vacuum-evaporated layer (3b) formed on the above hydrocarbon vacuum-evaporated layer (3a). The first hydrocarbon vacuum-evaporated layer (3a) has polar groups introduced therein. The second hydrocarbon vacuum-evaporated layer (3b) exhibits hydrocarbon peaks stemming from CH, CH2 and CH3 in a region of wave numbers of 3200 to 2600 cm?1 as measured by FT-IR, has a CH2 ratio of not larger than 35% and a CH3 ratio of not smaller than 40% per the sum of CH, CH2 and CH3 calculated from the hydrocarbon peaks, and has no polar group introduced therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takurou Ito, Hiroki Mori, Kazuhiko Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20150014313
    Abstract: Provided is a light-shielding container which has an ultraviolet-ray transmittance of 0% at wavelengths of 200-370 nm and to which contents are less apt to adhere. A light-shielding container for holding contents, characterized by having at least an inner layer composed of a thermoplastic resin, a first light-shielding layer composed of a resin containing an inorganic ultraviolet inhibitor and a second light-shielding layer composed of a resin containing an organic ultraviolet absorber, disposed in this order from the content side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Kentaro Uchihashi, Takeru Sano
  • Publication number: 20140373485
    Abstract: Provided is a novel oxygen-absorbing resin composition having excellent oxygen-absorbing performance and suppressing odor generation after absorption of oxygen even if a material responsive to a metal detector is not used. Further provided is an oxygen-absorbing resin composition having excellent oxygen-absorbing performance in a wide range of humidity conditions from low humidity to high humidity. Such an oxygen-absorbing resin composition contains a copolymerized polyolefin compound and a transition metal catalyst, in which the copolymerized polyolefin compound contains at least one constituent unit having a tetralin ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Satoshi Okada, Toshiya Takagi, Takashi Kashiba, Shinpei Iwamoto, Shinichi Ikeda, Fumihiro Ito, Shun Ogawa, Shota Arakawa, Kenichiro Usuda