Metal Or Glass Base (e.g., Wire, Etc.) Patents (Class 427/178)
  • Patent number: 10876198
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods that employ slurries to form layers adjacent to substrates. Such layers can include, for example, one or more of iron, chromium, nickel, silicon, vanadium, titanium, boron, tungsten, aluminum, molybdenum, cobalt, manganese, zirconium, and niobium, oxides thereof, nitrides thereof, sulfides thereof, or combinations thereof. In some examples, such layers are stainless steel layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: ARCANUM ALLOYS, INC.
    Inventors: Joseph E. McDermott, Adam G. Thomas, Zachary M. Detweiler
  • Patent number: 9951244
    Abstract: A composite material comprising a metallic substrate and a coating on at least one side of the metallic substrate, wherein the coating comprises an acrylic or styrene-acrylic based polymer and is less than about 0.2 mils thick, wherein the polymer has a molecular weight of 50,000 to 1,000,000, a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 50-80° C., and comprises 90-100 wt. % of the total solids in the coating. The method of applying a coating to a metal substrate using a manifold flood and squeegee roll configuration or alternatively roll coater techniques; wherein the roll hardness, shape, pressure and speed are chosen to ensure that the coating composition forms a continuous wet film on the metallic substrate surfaces when the strip travels at up to 600 feet per minute; and the wet film has a uniform thickness of 2 mil (0.002 inch) or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: AK Steel Properties, Inc.
    Inventor: Frederick Alan Myers
  • Publication number: 20150114508
    Abstract: The present invention may manufacture a composite pipe by forming an adhesive layer and a resin layer on an outer surface of a metal pipe, and although the composite pipe is wound in a ring shape after the composite pipe is manufactured, a circular cross sectional shape may be maintained without deformation, and after the composite pipe is straightened for the purpose of construction, separation or buckling may be prevented, resulting in excellent transportability and constructability of a product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventor: Manhyuk Bang
  • Patent number: 9017759
    Abstract: A glass ribbon coated with a flexible material, the flexible coating forming a flexible web portion that extends from an edge of the glass ribbon at least one millimeter. The flexible web portion can be used to facilitate handling of the glass ribbon in a manufacturing process, and may include registration markings, or perforations, that further facilitate precise positioning of the ribbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Sean M. Garner, Gary E. Merz
  • Publication number: 20150027897
    Abstract: An anodized aluminum product in continuous web or sheet form, which is heat sealed and coated with an antimicrobial composition. The antimicrobial coating can be bound to surface of the anodic layer and can comprise a network of cross-linked organo-silane molecules that are also covalently bound to the surface of the anodic layer. A process also is provided including: forming an anodic layer on the surface of an aluminum substrate; heat sealing the anodic layer; preheating the web or sheet to a range from about 140.degree. F. to about 200.degree. F.; applying an antimicrobial composition at an application rate sufficient for the composition to at least begin binding to the surface of and form an antimicrobial coating over the anodic layer; and post heating the coated anodized antimicrobial web or sheet to a range from about 140.degree. F. to about 200.degree. F. to further bind the composition to the cure the antimicrobial coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: LANCE W. HODGES, THOMAS R. ACHTERHOFF, KEVIN H. DARCY, JAMES A. NALEWICK
  • Publication number: 20150010701
    Abstract: A graphene roll-to-roll coating apparatus and a graphene roll-to-roll coating method are provided on the basis of a continuous process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Byung Hee Hong, Young Jin Kim, Jaeboong Choi, Hyeong Keun Kim, Junmo Kang, Su Kang Bae
  • Publication number: 20140370189
    Abstract: Improved methods for synthesizing large area thin films are disclosed, which result in films of enhanced width. The methods comprise providing a separator material which is rolled or wound up, along with the metallic foil substrate on which the thin film is to be deposited, to form a coiled composite which is then subjected to conventional chemical vapor deposition. Optionally, a winding tool may be used to aid in the rolling process. The methods enable a many-fold increase in the effective width of the substrate to be achieved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Xuesong Li, Jia-Hung Wu, Hao Ning
  • Publication number: 20140154409
    Abstract: A method of applying protective sheeting of polymer material to a pipeline, the method including the steps of advancing a carriage along an annular path extending about the longitudinal axis of the pipeline; extruding the protective sheeting on the carriage; winding the protective sheeting, as the protective sheeting is extruded, about a cutback on the pipeline; and plastifying the polymer material on board the carriage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Inventor: Valerio Bregonzio
  • Publication number: 20140102599
    Abstract: A method of coating all surfaces of a plurality of piston rings in a single run by a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process is provided. The method can include providing a coil formed of an iron-based material; heating the coil; and depositing a coating on all surfaces of the coil during a single continuous period of time, without having to move the coil during the CVD process. The coil is maintained in a fixed position during the depositing step. The method next includes splitting the coil into a plurality of separate coated piston rings. Alternatively, the method can include providing a plurality of stacked keystone piston ring bodies; and disposing a cylinder around the stack to maintain the keystone piston ring bodies in position while depositing the CVD coating on all surfaces of the keystone piston ring bodies during the single coating run.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: Federal-Mogul Corporation
    Inventors: Robert Aharonov, Haron Gekonde
  • Publication number: 20140072740
    Abstract: In this disclosure, filament winding method and system without a resin dip bath are disclosed. The method comprises feeding a fiber on a mandrel without dipping the fiber in a resin bath; and applying a resin onto the fiber at the point of where the fiber contacts the mandrel. In an embodiment, the fiber comprises carbon fiber, basalt fiber, S-glass fiber, S-2 glass fiber, A-glass fiber, C-glass fiber, E-glass fiber, D-glass fiber, Kevlar fiber, ECR glass fiber. In an embodiment, the resin comprises polyester resin, vinylester resin, epoxy resin, phenolic resin, BMI resin, polyurethane resin, cyanate ester resin. In an embodiment, the fiber is fed on the mandrel at an angle of from about 25° to 65°, wherein the angle is defined as the angle between the fiber and a horizontal plane when the mandrel is placed horizontally. Further disclosed are parts made according to the instant filament winding method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: GENERAL PLASTICS & COMPOSITES, L.P.
    Inventors: Jarrad ZAISER, Cody NICHOLSON
  • Patent number: 8663731
    Abstract: A detachable framework used for winding optical fiber coils and a method of producing optical fiber coils with this framework. A framework with a suitable structure is designed considering comprehensively three factors, i.e., the window ratio of an optical fiber coil, the precision of an optical fiber gyro and the easy detachment of the framework from the optical fiber coil. A surface treatment with the framework is performed by coating a layer of thermosol on the surface of the framework so the optical fiber coil can be easily detached from the framework after curing. The required length of optical fiber is winded around the optical fiber coil framework, accompanying with vacuum pressure impregnating with curing adhesive after winding and optical fiber coil curing subsequently. The framework is taken off from the optical fiber coil under the heating circumstances, thereby completing production of the non-framework optical fiber coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Beijing Aerospace Times Optical-Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wei Wang, Jing Li, Qingsheng Yang, Xuefeng Wang, Jinquan Tan
  • Publication number: 20130337258
    Abstract: Coated sheet materials having high solar reflective index and corrosion resistance, and methods of making such coated sheet materials, are disclosed. In certain embodiments, the sheet materials comprise metal such as galvanized steel roofing sheets, and the coating is deposited from a latex resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2013
    Publication date: December 19, 2013
    Applicant: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: Irina Schwendeman, William H. Retsch, JR., Brian K. Rearick, Carole A. Conley
  • Patent number: 8545926
    Abstract: Coating an elongate, uncoated conductive element with a barrier layer to form an insulated conductive element. The insulated conductive element comprises substantially continuously coated elongate sections separated by uncoated gaps which are substantially small relative to the lengths of the coated sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Cochlear Limited
    Inventors: Peter Schuller, Grant Hill, Jane L. Rapsey, Edmond D. Capcelea
  • Patent number: 8465793
    Abstract: A process for preparing a shaped substrate suitable in the production of coated conductors which process allows the deformation of a textured substrate onto which a textured buffer layer has been already grown.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Nexans
    Inventors: Jürgen Ehrenberg, Mark Rikel
  • Patent number: 8460746
    Abstract: Coating an elongate, uncoated conductive element with a substantially continuous barrier layer. An uncoated conductive element is around a frame comprising spaced supports. During deposition, the relative position of the conductive element to the frame is adjusted so that all sections of the conductive element are physically separated from the supports for a time that is sufficient to form a desired coating of barrier material on all sections of the conductive element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Cochlear Limited
    Inventors: Fysh Dadd, Edmond D. Capcelea, Peter Schuller, Jane L. Rapsey
  • Patent number: 8367157
    Abstract: Radiation curable compositions comprising at least one radiation curable oligomer responding to a structure (C)—(B)-(A)-[(B)(C)]x wherein (A) is the residue of one or more hydroxyl functional polyester having a molecular weight MN higher than 900, a TG and/or Tm of 5 less than 30° C., and which is obtained from an acid constituent comprising at least 75 mole % of saturated aliphatic polyacid and, optionally, 0 to 25 mole % of another polyacid and an alcohol constituent, (B) is the residue of one or more polyisocyanate, (C) is the residue of one or more ethylenically unsaturated hydroxyl compound, and x is from 0.5 to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Cytec Surface Specialties, S.A.
    Inventors: Isabelle Fallais, Jean-Yves Salviato, Thierry Randoux
  • Patent number: 8357427
    Abstract: Processes are provided for making partially coated monolith catalysts that are useful, for example, as pre-combustor catalysts for diesel exhaust aftertreatment. Monolith substrates are provided with interconnectivity and/or temporary barriers that allow from about 10 to about 90% of the monolith channels to be coated after the monolith substrate is assembled without having to carefully pick out among a large number of openings which ones to inject into or which ones to plug. The invention includes options of injecting into a multipath monolith substrate and of emplacing blocking material during monolith construction. Either catalyst coating material or coat-blocking material can be injected. Blocking materials allow the use of machinery for ordinarily non-selective processes, such as machinery for dip coating. Both multipath injections and pre-placed barriers can be used in a single partial coating process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2013
    Assignee: International Engine Intellectual Property Company, LLC
    Inventors: Scott Allen Magno, Ralph Albert Dalla Betta, Bret Robert Armanini, David R. Sheridan
  • Publication number: 20130000372
    Abstract: A process produces a coated metal strip from a semi-finished strip, in which the semi-finished strip is reeled off a coil. A corrosion protection layer is then applied to the semi-finished strip and the coated semi-finished strip is then reeled up to form a coil. The semi-finished strip is a cold-rolled strip obtained by cold rolling, cooling and recrystallization annealing. A medium containing metallic particles is applied to form the corrosion protection layer. The medium is a wet-chemical solution which is applied by spraying, dipping, squirting, flooding or rolling. The corrosion protection layer is dried on the cold-rolled strip by supplying heat at a temperature below the recrystallization annealing temperature of the cold-rolled strip after application of the medium and before reeling-up.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicants: NANO-X GMBH, BILSTEIN GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Dieter Krech, Gerald Zwickel, Stefan Sepeur, Stefan Geodicke
  • Publication number: 20120258584
    Abstract: A glass ribbon coated with a flexible material, the flexible coating forming a flexible web portion that extends from an edge of the glass ribbon at least one millimeter. The flexible web portion can be used to facilitate handling of the glass ribbon in a manufacturing process, and may include registration markings, or perforations, that further facilitate precise positioning of the ribbon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Inventors: Sean M. Garner, Gary E. Merz
  • Patent number: 8163334
    Abstract: A method for applying an electrode mixture paste includes unwinding a core material wound in a coil shape; applying an electrode mixture paste to both sides of the core material; adjusting an application amount of the electrode mixture paste; drying a paste-coated sheet with the electrode mixture paste applied to the both sides thereof; and winding the paste-coated sheet in a coil shape. The electrode mixture paste is circulated and supplied by a circulation means having a storage function and a stirring function. The application method can achieve stable application accuracy even when a paste-coated sheet is continuously produced using a plurality of lots of electrode mixture pastes containing different types of powders having a large difference in the specific gravity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2012
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Toru Okamoto, Hiroyuki Usui, Shinichi Nishida
  • Patent number: 8119190
    Abstract: A method for applying an electrode mixture paste includes: a first step of unwinding a core material (2) wound in a coil shape; a second step of applying an electrode mixture paste (5) onto the core material; a third step of adjusting an application amount of the electrode mixture paste; a fourth step of drying a paste-coated sheet (6) with the electrode mixture paste applied to the both sides thereof; and a fifth step of winding the paste-coated sheet in a coil shape. In this method, in one of the second and third steps, a core material-exposed portion (9) to which the electrode mixture paste is not applied is provided in both edge portions in a width direction of the core material, and, in the fourth step, a holding unit is provided in at least one position, the holding unit continuously holding the core material-exposed portion between a wheel type roller (10) and a contact belt (11) and changing a traveling direction of the paste-coated sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Usui, Masahiko Kato, Toru Okamoto, Tadakazu Seto
  • Patent number: 8048481
    Abstract: There is disclosed a method for the manufacture of coating or doctoring blades, wherein an elastomeric wear-resistant material at the blade tip is provided in a continuous process. During the manufacturing, the thickness of the applied elastomeric material is determined by winding the blade (containing the applied polymer composition) into a coil before the applied composition is fully cured. Successive turns of the coil are separated by a distance which is smaller than the initial thickness of the applied composition, such that the only partly cured composition is deformed by adjacent turns of the coil into the desired thickness and/or shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: BTG Eclepens, S.A.
    Inventors: Günter Bellmann, Silvano Freti
  • Patent number: 7985790
    Abstract: A fluoropolymer composition comprising: at least one thermoplastic partially fluorinated fluoropolymer [polymer (F)]; water; less than 15% wt (based on total weight of composition) of a water-soluble solvent mixture [mixture (M)] comprising: at least one alcohol solvent [solvent (A)]; at least one glycol derivative solvent having a boiling point of at least 100° C. [solvent (GD)], wherein the solvent (GD) is a derivative of a compound comprising at least two hydroxyl groups, wherein at least one of the hydroxyl group has been derivatized to yield an ether or an ester bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: Solvay Solexis, S.p.A.
    Inventors: Fabio Polastri, Tiziana Poggio, Julio A. Abusleme
  • Publication number: 20110014434
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing a liquid crystalline polyester prepreg, the method comprising steps of impregnating an inorganic fiber sheet with a solution composition containing an aromatic liquid crystalline polyester and a solvent to prepare a sheet substrate; winding the sheet substrate into a form of roll comprising two or more layers to prepare a rolled substrate; and heat-treating the rolled substrate; wherein in the step of winding, corrugated spacers placed on both sides in the traverse direction of the sheet substrate are wound together with the sheet substrate. The method is suitable for mass production of a liquid crystalline polyester prepreg and can suppress the occurrence of irregularities in quality even after heat treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomoko TANAKA, Changbo SHIM
  • Publication number: 20100136333
    Abstract: A primer/topcoat coil coating system employs crosslinkable branched hydroxyl-functional polyester-imide resins derived or derivable from a symmetric aromatic imide trial and a diacid or acid-producing derivative. The primer resin has a hydroxyl number greater than about 90 but not more than about 215, the topcoat resin has a hydroxyl number greater than about 100 but not more than about 215, and the primer and topcoat can each be hardened in 30 seconds or less to provide a coating having at least 0T flexibility with no tape off and at least 2H pencil hardness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2008
    Publication date: June 3, 2010
    Applicant: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory B. Hayes, Thomas J. Melnyk
  • Publication number: 20100055456
    Abstract: A strand is coated with a powdered material by first applying a layer of hot polymer resin to the strand, and spraying the powdered material onto the resin-coated strand from at least three nozzles disposed along the processing path and spaced radially therearound. The spray apparatus is disposed within nested containers so as to limit the escape of overspray powder. The powder-coated strand may be heat-set to increase the adhesion of the powder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Inventors: Willorage Rathna Perera, Gerald J. Mauretti
  • Patent number: 7547463
    Abstract: A method of imparting a non-stick coating to a surface of an aluminum foil sheet, and the resulting foil sheet. The method involves coating at least part (preferably at least 40%) of an area of a surface of a metal sheet article (preferably an aluminum foil sheet) with a substantially solvent-free silicone oil at an average coating application rate in a range of 1.5 to 10 mg/ft2 of the coated surface area. The coated sheet article is then preferably coiled. The coated sheet article is then heated in the presence of air or oxygen at a temperature of 250° C. or higher for a period of time of at least 10 minutes. The treated surface is both non-stick and food-friendly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2009
    Assignee: Novelis Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas L. Davisson, Sadashiv Nadkarni
  • Publication number: 20090087657
    Abstract: To provide a glass fiber for reinforcing rubber product which is excellent in the impregnation of an RFL treating agent to a glass fiber strand, has less blister of the coating layer made of the RFL treating agent, has excellent appearance and physical performance, and has little fluctuation of quality; and a method for producing such a glass fiber. An RFL treating agent comprising, as a main components, a rubber latex and a water-soluble condensate of resorcinol with formaldehyde, is impregnated to a glass fiber strand having from 200 to 2,000 glass filaments bundled, so that it is impregnated to each glass fiber strand independently without drawing such glass fiber strands together, and then, the RFL treating agent impregnated to the glass fiber strand, is solidified to form a coating layer, to obtain a coated glass fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2006
    Publication date: April 2, 2009
    Applicant: OCV INTELLETUAL CAPITAL LLC.
    Inventors: Koji Hattori, Kimihiro Ando
  • Publication number: 20090004377
    Abstract: Radiation curable compositions comprising at least one radiation curable oligomer responding to a structure (C)—(B)-(A)-[(B)(C)]x wherein (A) is the residue of one or more hydroxyl functional polyester having a molecular weight MN higher than 900, a TG and/or Tm of 5 less than 30° C., and which is obtained from an acid constituent comprising at least 75 mole % of saturated aliphatic polyacid and, optionally, 0 to 25 mole % of another polyacid and an alcohol constituent, (B) is the residue of one or more polyisocyanate, (C) is the residue of one or more ethylenically unsaturated hydroxyl compound, and x is from 0.5 to 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2007
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Inventors: Isabelle Fallais, Jean-Yves Salviato, Thierry Randoux
  • Publication number: 20090004483
    Abstract: Radiation curable compositions comprising at least one radiation curable oligomer obtained from the reaction of one or more carboxyl functional polyester (a) having a glass transition temperature TG and/or melting temperature Tm of less than 30° C., with (b1) one or more (meth)acrylated mono-epoxide, and/or (b2) one or more polyepoxide and one or more ?, ? unsaturated carboxylic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2007
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Inventors: Isabelle Fallais, Thierry Randoux, Marc Decaux
  • Patent number: 7468197
    Abstract: Disclosed are a flexible metal-clad laminate comprising a metal foil and a heat-resistant resin film layer formed on one side of the metal foil, the heat-resistant resin film layer comprising a crosslinked condensation polymer and having an N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone-insolule content of at least 1%, and a method for producing the flexible metal-clad laminate comprising the steps of applying a heat-resistant resin solution to a metal foil; predrying the metal foil until the heat-resistant resin layer has an residual solvent content of 10 to 40% by weight; and carrying out solvent removal and heat-treatment while controlling the crosslinking reaction of the resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2008
    Assignee: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomoharu Kurita, Chyuji Inukai
  • Publication number: 20080170952
    Abstract: A hermetic compressor includes a compressing device and a drive motor connected to the compressing device. The drive motor has a stator with a stator coil made of aluminum wire and an insulating layer disposed on an outer surface of the aluminum wire. The aluminum wire has a diameter between about 0.4 mm to about 1.2 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Publication date: July 17, 2008
    Inventor: Si Hwan Jung
  • Publication number: 20080008629
    Abstract: An arrangement and method for reducing the nitrogen oxide content in the exhaust gas of an internal combustion engine with the aid of ammonia and/or ammonia-releasing reduction agents, whereby ammonia and/or ammonia-containing reduction agent is added to the exhaust gas stream upstream of a catalyst combination composed of an SCR catalyst and a subsequent NH3-oxidation catalyst in such a way that a homogeneous mixture of exhaust gas and ammonia is present upstream of the SCR catalyst. To optimize the reaction or conversion of nitrogen oxides, disposed downstream of the combination of a first SCR catalyst and a first NH3-oxidation catalyst is at least one second catalyst having SCR activity in order in this way to reduce the nitrogen oxides formed at the first NH3-oxidation catalyst due to insufficient selectivity of the catalyst to nitrogen with not yet oxidized NH3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2007
    Publication date: January 10, 2008
    Inventors: Andreas Doring, Florian Walde
  • Publication number: 20070209317
    Abstract: Process for forming building members from a metal coil is described, where the members have a thermal barrier coating on at least one contact or exposed surface. Such building members and apparatus for continuously coating and forming the members are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2006
    Publication date: September 13, 2007
    Inventor: Gary L. Jensen
  • Patent number: 7241473
    Abstract: To improve tensile strength without impairing flexibility and adhesion to concrete, and to form a thick coating in a surface layer part for preventing a basis material from being exposed by damage to the coating, a method of forming double coatings on a prestressing strand includes a primary painting process after a pre-treatment process, in which a resin coating is formed only at the surface layer, a secondary painting process in which respectively individual state resin coating is formed on an outer peripheral face of each of the core wire and surrounding wires under a loosened and separated state, thereby forming a double coating for each surrounding wire, and a finishing process of tightening and retwisting the surrounding wires about the core wire to an original state. The obtained prestressing strand has the double coating portions only at the surface layer and sufficient flexibility and adhesion to concrete.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2007
    Assignee: Kurosawa Construction Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Hasui, Takatsugu Fujikawa
  • Patent number: 7101810
    Abstract: Transparent articles comprising transparent, nonmetallic substrate and a transparent film stack is sputter deposited on the substrate. The film stack is characterized by including at least one infrared reflective metal film, a dielectric film over the metal film, and a protective silicon nitride film of 10 ? to 150 ? in thickness over the said dielectric film. The dielectric film desirably has substantially the same index of refraction as does silicon nitride and is contiguous with the silicon nitride film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2006
    Assignee: Cardinal CG Company
    Inventors: Robert Bond, Roger P. Stanek, Wayne L. Hoffman
  • Patent number: 7074744
    Abstract: A method of coating a substrate for a high temperature superconductor material is disclosed, including loading a substrate into a first deposition chamber, routing the substrate in the first deposition chamber such that the substrate forms a helical winding in the first deposition chamber, and depositing a first buffer layer to overlie the substrate as the substrate translates along the helical winding. The buffer layer has a biaxial crystallographic texture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2006
    Assignee: SuperPower, Inc.
    Inventors: Venkat Selvamanickam, Srinivas Sathiraju
  • Patent number: 7070830
    Abstract: In a method of the present invention for producing elastomer/steel-wire composite, a steel wire is drawn through a plurality of drawing dies, and the steel wire is coated with an elastomer within 30 secs. after the steel wire passed through the final drawing die. An apparatus of the present invention for producing an elastomer/steel-wire composite comprises a wire drawer for drawing a steel wire through a plurality of drawing dies, and a rubber coater for coating the steel wire with an elastomer, and the coating is completed within 30 secs. after the steel wire passed through the final drawing die.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2006
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Susumu Imamiya
  • Patent number: 6974602
    Abstract: A glass fiber wall covering is made by sequential application of aqueous dispersion and an image coating to selectively create an image for painted effects. The image pattern is based on a spatial expansion of second image coating upon heating during the drying process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2005
    Assignee: Johns Manville
    Inventor: Per Edlund
  • Patent number: 6911237
    Abstract: Water-soluble polyurethanes prepared by reacting a polyisocyanate and a polyalkylene oxide polyol at a molar ratio sufficient to form an isocyanate-terminated polymer, and reacting the isocyanate-terminated polymer with an epoxy alcohol to form a water-soluble, epoxy-terminated polyurethane, are disclosed. Also disclosed are aqueous fiber sizing compositions including the water-soluble polyurethanes described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2005
    Assignee: Cognis Corporation
    Inventor: Douglas F. Fry
  • Patent number: 6906008
    Abstract: The present invention is a deposition system for the production of coated substrates that provides a first deposition process that subsequently feeds a second deposition process and where the two deposition processes are occurring concurrently. The consecutive deposition system includes two dynamically isolated deposition chambers. The substrate is helically wrapped about a cooling block within the first deposition chamber such that the tape is exposed to a deposition zone a number of times sufficient to correspond to the desired film thickness. A shielding element may be included in the second deposition chamber to limit the size of the second chamber deposition zone and thus the film thickness of the second coating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2005
    Assignee: SuperPower, Inc.
    Inventors: Venkat Selvamanickam, Srinivas Sathiraju
  • Patent number: 6899920
    Abstract: A method for the rapid coating of a wire in a batch coating installation, wherein the wire is wound onto a product carrier and is then passed through a coating installation in batch mode in the manner which is customary for the coating of a wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2005
    Assignee: ESK Ceramics GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Juergen Meyer
  • Patent number: 6881282
    Abstract: The present invention is a method for preparing and chroming a blank of steel. This method reduces time and cost to the assembly process. The method includes the following steps: heating steel slabs to a pre-determined temperature, hot rolling the steel slabs to a pre-determined width/thickness; spraying the steel strips with water to remove scaling; pickling the steel strips in acid to remove scaling; rinsing and drying the strips; cold rolling the strips with an electron beam textured tandem mill into strips having a pre-determined thickness; cold rolling the strips with an electron beam temper mill; and stamping the steel strips into a bumper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2005
    Assignees: Ford Motor Company, Ispat Inland, Inc.
    Inventors: Lawrence Dupuis, Kevin W. Kiedaisch, Mark Bala, Dennis Urban
  • Patent number: 6759116
    Abstract: A glass fiber wall covering is made by sequential application of aqueous dispersion and an image coating to selectively create an image for painted effects. The image pattern is based on a spatial expansion of second image coating upon heating during the drying process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2004
    Inventor: Per Edlund
  • Publication number: 20040001922
    Abstract: A method for the rapid coating of a wire in a batch coating installation, wherein the wire is wound onto a product carrier and is then passed through a coating installation in batch mode in the manner which is customary for the coating of a wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2003
    Publication date: January 1, 2004
    Applicant: Wacker-Chemie GmbH
    Inventor: Juergen Meyer
  • Patent number: 6660336
    Abstract: An improved method for producing impregnated reinforcing threads is disclosed. The method involves impregnating glass, carbon or aramid fibers with a twist ≦120 turns/m with a polymer dip, drawing the impregnated threads through a nozzle, drying the threads superficially in a first heating zone where they are kept moist in the core, and then providing them with a twist up to 400 turns/m in a second heating zone in which they are heated to fix this twist. The fibers are intimately impregnated with polymer, so that the impregnated threads have high fatigue strength, and a compact, constant cross section throughout their length. The impregnated threads are particularly suitable for reinforcing driving belts and high pressure hoses; they can be made into wovens and scrims which, in turn, can be used for reinforcing tires, conveyor belts and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2003
    Assignee: P-D Tec Fil GmbH Technische Filamente
    Inventors: Johannes Frenken, Horst-Dieter Rector
  • Publication number: 20030194572
    Abstract: A lighting sheet including an aluminum sheet with a substantially uniform, non-directional roll textured surface having an extended surface area (Ra roughness of about 15 to about 35 microinches) and a clear polymer layer not containing added particulate matter coated on the textured surface. The non-directional roll textured surface provides a uniform matte finish to the lighting sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2002
    Publication date: October 16, 2003
    Inventors: Leighton M. Cooper, Charles H. Smuck, Daniel L. Serafin, Robert E. Bombalski
  • Patent number: 6630029
    Abstract: In a method of coating a CMC fiber, the fiber is passed through a reaction zone along a path substantially parallel to a longitudinal axis of the zone, a flow of fiber coating reactant is passed though the reaction zone, at least a portion of the flow of reactant is disrupted from a path substantially parallel to the fiber path to create a mixing flow adjacent the fiber. A coating reactor includes a reactor chamber to accommodate a fiber passing along a path substantially parallel to a longitudinal axis of the chamber and a flow of fiber coating reactant. The reactor chamber further includes a flow disrupter located within the reactor chamber to disrupt at least a portion of the flow of reactant from a path substantially parallel to the fiber path to create a mixing flow adjacent the fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2003
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventor: Milivoj Konstantin Brun
  • Publication number: 20030096058
    Abstract: A glass fiber wall covering is made by sequential application of a chemical dispersion, a hydrophobic coating to selectively create an image for painted effects, and a second image coating which created plastic volumetric images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2001
    Publication date: May 22, 2003
    Inventors: Thomas Wirycz, Per Edlund, Krister Draxo
  • Patent number: 6514612
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a sizing composition for a glass yarn, consisting of a solution whose solvent content is less than 5% by weight, this solution comprising at least 60% by weight of polymerizable components, at least 60% by weight of these polymerizable components being components with a molecular mass of less than 750 and these polymerizable components comprising at least one mixture capable of polymerizing: of component(s) containing at least one reactive acrylic function and/or at least one reactive methacrylic function, and of component(s) containing at least one reactive primary amine function and/or at least one reactive secondary amine function, at least 20% of the polymerizable components containing at least two reactive functions chosen from acrylic, methacrylic, primary amine and secondary amine functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2000
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2003
    Assignee: Vetrotex France
    Inventors: Patrick Moireau, Marc Roubin