Absolute Thicknesses Specified Patents (Class 428/215)
  • Patent number: 10934624
    Abstract: The aim of the present invention lies in inexpensively providing a thin-film laminated film having excellent barrier properties. A further aim of the present invention lies in providing a method for producing a thin-film laminated film in which a plurality of thin films are coated on a plastic film by means of atmospheric-pressure plasma CVD which has low equipment costs and running costs, and also in providing a thin-film laminated film production apparatus which is able to operate continuously for a long period of time and can produce high-speed coating. A thin film according to the present invention includes a plastic film, a first silicon oxide-based thin film containing silicon oxide as the main component, and a first amorphous carbon-based thin film. The first amorphous carbon-based thin film is formed on the first silicon oxide-based thin film. The first silicon oxide-based thin film has pinholes with a diameter in the range of 10-200 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignees: Tetra Laval Holdings & Finance S.A., Keio University
    Inventors: Tetsuya Suzuki, Yuya Futagami, Akira Shirakura, Kazuya Ono
  • Patent number: 10927047
    Abstract: Polymeric compositions useful for use with solid or liquid phosphate fertilizers include one or more first copolymers having at least two repeat units selected from maleic, itaconic, and sulfonate repeat units, and one or more second copolymers having maleic and olefinic repeat units. The compositions are capable of synergistically reducing or eliminating phosphate fixation, and are relatively low in cost. The compositions may also be supplemented with product-marking dyes and second copolymers having high and low molecular weight profiles in order to control fines or dust during handling and application of solid phosphate fertilizers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Verdesian Life Sciences U.S., LLC
    Inventors: Jacob Mazo, Grigory Mazo
  • Patent number: 10927046
    Abstract: A coated component, along with methods of making and using the same, is provided. The coated component includes a ceramic matrix composite (CMC) substrate comprising silicon carbide and having a surface; a mullite/NOSC bondcoat on the surface of the substrate; and an environmental barrier coating on the mullite/NOSC bondcoat. The mullite/NOSC bondcoat comprises a non-oxide silicon ceramic (NOSC) phase contained within a mullite phase, with the mullite/NOSC bondcoat comprising 60% to 95% by volume of the mullite phase, such as 65% to 93% by volume of the mullite phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Krishan Lal Luthra, Julin Wan
  • Patent number: 10889979
    Abstract: A habitation block including habitation levels that are arranged on top of each other, wherein at least one of the habitation levels includes adjacent habitation units including an outer shell formed from a cuboid container that includes a placement surface, a cover, up to two lateral walls and up to two face walls, a cuboid interior space which has an edge length of at least 2 m, a walkable base with step soundproofing, a room ceiling, and room walls, wherein the room walls are dry walls with an intermediary space formed between the cover and the up to four lateral walls and between the room ceiling and the room walls, and a monolithic thermal insulation in the intermediary space, wherein the thermal insulation fills the intermediary space completely and is glued together with the room ceiling and with the room walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: WERK eins GmbH
    Inventor: Ivan Mallinowski
  • Patent number: 10884333
    Abstract: A method of design or verification for a self-assemblable block copolymer feature, the block copolymer feature including a first domain having a first polymer type and a second domain having a second polymer type, the method including, based on the length of the second polymer type or on an uncertainty in position of the first domain within the block copolymer feature calculated based on the length of the second polymer type, adjusting a parameter of the self-assembly process of a block copolymer feature or verifying a placement of a block copolymer feature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: ASML Netherlands B.V.
    Inventors: Sander Frederik Wuister, Bart Laenens, Davide Ambesi
  • Patent number: 10882259
    Abstract: An aesthetic structural product is provided that incorporates high structural strength and high-gloss finish through a streamlined manufacturing process combining hybrid molding with an overlay of decorative film. The method includes preheating a composite sheet, applying a decorative film to the composite sheet through hot stamping, thermoforming the composite sheet to a desired shape, and overmolding desired features using a resin which is compatible with the composite of the composite sheet. The method may be performed in varying order, such as overmolding and/or thermoforming the composite sheet prior to hot-stamping the decorative film to the composite sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Thermo King Corporation
    Inventor: Selvam Packiarajan
  • Patent number: 10877590
    Abstract: Provided are a contact sensitive device, a display apparatus including the same, and a method of manufacturing the same. The contact sensitive device includes an electroactive layer formed of an electroactive polymer having a plurality of nano pores and an electrode disposed on at least one surface of the electroactive layer. The electroactive layer has a ?-phase structure and improved piezoelectricity without performing a stretching process or a polling process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seulgi Choi, Yong-Su Ham, Taeheon Kim, YongWoo Lee, YuSeon Kho, MyungJin Lim
  • Patent number: 10870994
    Abstract: A floor panel has a rectangular and oblong shape, and includes a substrate and a top layer provided on the substrate and forming a decorative side of the floor panel. The top layer is composed of a print provided on a carrier sheet and a transparent thermoplastic layer situated above the print. The substrate has a thickness from 2 to 10 millimeter and forms at least half of the thickness of the floor panel. The substrate is a polyurethane-based substrate and the transparent thermoplastic layer is polyurethane-based. The floor panel has a length of more than 1.1 meters and has a plurality of reinforcing layers situated outside the center line of the substrate. A reinforcing layer may be provided in combination with the substrate and the top layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: FLOORING INDUSTRIES LIMITED SARL
    Inventors: Laurent Meersseman, Martin Segaert, Mark Cappelle
  • Patent number: 10828876
    Abstract: A mechanochromic system comprising a first inorganic/polymer composite layer; and a first elastomer layer bonded to the composite layer to form a composite/elastomer assembly, methods of making, and methods of use thereof are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
    Inventors: Luyi Sun, Songshan Zeng
  • Patent number: 10800143
    Abstract: Embodiments of a glass laminate structure comprising a non-strengthened glass sheet, a strengthened glass sheet, and at least one polymer interlayer intermediate the external and internal glass sheets are disclosed. The strengthened glass sheet can have a thickness ranging from about 0.3 mm to about 1.5 mm, the non-strengthened glass sheet can have a thickness ranging from about 1.5 mm to about 3.0 mm, and the polymer interlayer can have a first edge with a first thickness and a second edge opposite the first edge with a second thickness greater than the first thickness. The glass laminate structures provide advantageous optical properties. The glass laminate structure can be employed to provide a transparent display screen that minimizes image offset between two images formed by two reflections at two surfaces of the strengthened internal glass sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Thomas Michael Cleary, Douglas Edmon Goforth, Richard Sean Priestley, ChuanChe Wang, Aramais Zakharian
  • Patent number: 10787391
    Abstract: A ceramic component is provided that includes a silicon-based layer comprising a silicon-containing material (e.g., a silicon metal and/or a silicide) and a boron-doped refractory compound, such as about 0.001% to about 85% by volume of the boron-doped refractory compound (e.g., about 1% to about 60% by volume of the boron-doped refractory compound). A coated component is also provided that includes a CMC component defining a surface; a bond coating directly on the surface of the CMC component, with the bond coating comprises a silicon-containing material and a boron-doped refractory compound (e.g., about 0.1% to about 25% of the boron-doped refractory compound); a thermally grown oxide layer on the bond coating; and an environmental barrier coating on the thermally grown oxide layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Glen Harold Kirby, Julin Wan
  • Patent number: 10773500
    Abstract: A laminated composite article having a core component and laminate sheet. The laminate sheet is disposed and overlying at least a portion of the core component. The laminate sheet includes a wear layer and an ink layer. The laminate sheet includes UV absorbers. The UV absorbers are arranged and disposed to provide ink stability to the ink layer. Methods for forming the laminated composite article are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: TREX COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Jason Patrick McDonald, Darren W. Garrison
  • Patent number: 10737473
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a transparent film for flooring comprises a polyvinyl chloride resin and a polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: LG HAUSYS, LTD.
    Inventors: Hae-Seung Ko, Woo-Kyung Jang
  • Patent number: 10738208
    Abstract: The present disclosure refers to an inkjet ink composition comprising an ink vehicle including water; a white metal oxide pigment dispersed in the ink vehicle; and a latex binder, dispersed in the ink vehicle. The latex binder includes a first heteropolymer including two or more aliphatic (meth)acrylate ester monomers or two or more aliphatic (meth)acrylamide monomers; and a second heteropolymer including a cycloaliphatic monomer and an aromatic monomer. The present disclosure refers also to a printing method using such inkjet ink composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: David Michael Ingle, Phillip C. Cagle, Paul J. Bruinsma, Howard Doumaux, Timothy C. Mauldin
  • Patent number: 10711369
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing an SiC single crystal, enabling obtaining an SiC single crystal substrate in which a screw dislocation-reduced region is ensured in a wide range, and an SiC single crystal substrate. The SiC single crystal substrate is produced using a seed crystal having an off angle in the off orientation from a {0001} plane by a production method wherein in advance of a growth main step of performing crystal growth to form a facet {0001} plane in the crystal peripheral part on the crystal end face having grown thereon the bulk silicon carbide single crystal and obtain more than 50% of the thickness of the obtained SiC single crystal, a growth sub-step of growing the crystal at a higher nitrogen concentration than in the growth main step and at a growth atmosphere pressure of 3.9 to 39.9 kPa and a seed crystal temperature of 2,100° C. to less than 2,300° C. is included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Shinya Sato, Tatsuo Fujimoto, Masakazu Katsuno, Hiroshi Tsuge, Masashi Nakabayashi
  • Patent number: 10710342
    Abstract: A biodegradable laminate, wherein a polyvinyl alcohol resin layer is laminated on at least one surface of an aliphatic polyester resin layer through an adhesive layer, which is excellent in biodegradability and gas barrier properties, and also excellent in interlayer adhesiveness, is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaoru Inoue, Yasuhiro Hirano, Kaname Kida
  • Patent number: 10696021
    Abstract: An asymmetric glazing laminate (34) that includes an outer transparency (36) and an inner transparency (50) that are maintained together by an interlayer (44). Outer transparency (36) has a nominal thickness (42) of 2.1 mm and inner transparency (50) has a nominal thickness of 1.2 mm. The asymmetric glazing has greater stone impact resistance and lower per unit weight than symmetric glazing laminate (10) in which the outer and inner transparencies (12 and 26) each have nominal thickness of 2.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Pittsburgh Glass Works, LLC
    Inventors: DeWitt Lampman, Michael Ulizio
  • Patent number: 10698136
    Abstract: An optical member includes a substrate and a thin film that is disposed on the substrate and contains inorganic particles and a resin. The resin has a volume occupancy of less than 5% in a region up to at least 60 nm in depth from a surface of at least a part of the thin film, the surface being opposite from a substrate-end surface of the thin film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Uchiyama, Tomokiyo Yamada, Hiroshi Adachi
  • Patent number: 10689494
    Abstract: A polymeric sheet having low density and comprising a low to non-existent amount of cyclic olefinic polymers (COP) and/or cyclic olefinic copolymers (COC). The overall density of the sheet may be lower than water. The sheet may be stretched and then heat shrinked onto an article. The sheet may be used as a label or package to wrap articles therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: POLYSACK FLEXIBLE PACKAGING LTD.
    Inventors: Maor Segal, Yoav Guthman, Aharon Ben-Soussane, Yiftach Nir
  • Patent number: 10632498
    Abstract: A method of forming a multilayer film including an intermediate forming an uncured intermediate coating film by applying an intermediate coat containing a photoluminescent pigment directly on top of an electrodeposited coating film formed on an object to be coated, forming an uncured base coating film by applying a base coating composition containing a colored pigment on the uncured intermediate coating film, forming an uncured clear coating film by applying a clear coating composition on the uncured base coating film, and simultaneously baking and curing the uncured intermediate coating film, uncured base coating film, and uncured clear coating film. The photoluminescent pigment in the intermediate coat is a thin-film shape having a volume-average particle diameter (D50) of 5-20 ?m and an average thickness of 0.01-0.3 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON PAINT AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shinichi Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 10611664
    Abstract: A strengthened architectural glass or glass-ceramic sheet or article as well as processes and systems for making the strengthened architectural glass or glass-ceramic sheet or article is provided. The process comprises cooling the architectural glass sheet by non-contact thermal conduction for sufficiently long to fix a surface compression and central tension of the sheet. The process results in thermally strengthened architectural glass sheets that may be incorporated into one or more panes in single or multi-pane windows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Peter Joseph Lezzi, Richard Orr Maschmeyer, John Christopher Thomas, Kevin Lee Wasson
  • Patent number: 10608267
    Abstract: A low temperature co-fired ceramic substrate miniature fuel cell and manufacturing method therefor is disclosed. The method can be used for rapid, flexible and precise fabrication of gas distribution network as well as for a conventional membrane electrode assembly, for providing high power density. The construction results in a light weight assembly offering 5 optimum cavity for robust set-up and planar series configuration as compared to other established methods of fabrication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology (Deity) Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Executive Director General, Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology
    Inventors: Shekhar Dimble, Shrikant Kulkarni, Ramesh Pushpangadan, Tarkeshwar Patil, Girish Phatak, Siddhartha Duttagupta
  • Patent number: 10569519
    Abstract: The invention concerns a process for the manufacture of surface covering tile (SCT) comprising the steps of: (i) providing a surface layer comprising a film having a melting point of above 200° C.; (ii) printing a decorative pattern on the back side of the surface layer; (iii) providing a substrate layer comprising a polymer and a filler; (iv) bonding the back side of the surface layer onto the substrate layer and embossing the upper side of the surface layer in a hot press at a temperature and a pressure suitable for deforming the substrate layer. The invention also concerns a grained SCT comprising: a substrate layer comprising a polymer and a filler; and a surface layer comprising a film having a melting point of above 200° C., wherein the upper side of said surface layer is embossed and the back side is printed with an ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: TARKETT GDL S.A.
    Inventor: Sérgio Bernardes Vieira Junior
  • Patent number: 10569517
    Abstract: Disclosed is a selectively permeable protective structure, a method for providing personal protection from exposure to harmful chemical and biological agents using an article that provides a barrier to such agents and a method for limiting damage to the article due to corrosion or mold growth, comprising wrapping or covering the article in the selectively permeable protective structure. The selectively permeable structure comprises a membrane comprising a copolymer comprising copolymerized units of ethylene and copolymerized units of a comonomer providing an amine-reactive site combined with a short chain polymer having from about 5 to 50 repeat units and containing one primary amine active amine site, having a moisture vapor permeation value of at least 200 g-mil/m2/24 h and barrier to liquid water, and optionally a supporting substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Performance Materials NA, INC.
    Inventor: Richard T Chou
  • Patent number: 10563095
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive composition sheet containing an organic compound and inorganic particles, the adhesive composition sheet including a structure obtained by stacking a layer A that contains at least an organic compound and a layer B that contains an organic compound and inorganic particles, the layer A having a content rate of the organic compound larger than the content rate of the organic compound in the layer B, and the layer A and/or the layer B containing anisotropically shaped inorganic particles. The present invention provides an adhesive composition sheet excellent in thermal conductivity and insulating properties after cured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventor: Yoichi Shinba
  • Patent number: 10556613
    Abstract: A steering wheel cover has an inner core and an outer casing. The inner core has a series of alternating ribs and openings that together form a spring-like structure that more easily fits over a steering wheel while retaining its initial shape once installed. The inner core requires significantly less material than conventional steering wheel cover cores.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Hopkins Manufacturing Corporation
    Inventors: Lynn Curtis Strong, Kyle M. Bennett
  • Patent number: 10544063
    Abstract: A method of fabricating a ceramic matrix composite includes generating a stream of vaporized precursor and, optionally, a vaporized rare earth element. The vaporized precursor is a precursor of either silicon carbide or silicon nitride. The stream flows for one or more periods of time through a chamber that contains a fibrous structure such that the fibrous structure is exposed to the stream. The fibrous structure initially contains no silicon carbide matrix or silicon nitride matrix. The vaporized precursor deposits over the period of time on the fibrous structure as a substantially fully dense ceramic matrix of either the silicon carbide or the silicon nitride. For at least a portion of the period of time, the vaporized rare earth element is included in the stream such that the ceramic matrix deposited during that time includes dispersed rare earth element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Imelda P. Smyth, R. Wesley Jackson
  • Patent number: 10519340
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a two-component coating composition comprising (1) a paint base component comprising (A) at least one polycarbonate diol, (B) at least one diamine having secondary amino groups and having an aliphatic group (b1) between the nitrogen atoms of the amino groups, and also (2) a hardener component comprising (C) at least one polyisocyanate-modified polyester having an isocyanate content of 4% to 15%. The present invention also relates to a method for coating substrates by applying the coating composition, and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: BASF Coatings GmbH
    Inventors: Dieter Hohnholz, Dirk Seeger, Christoph Piecha
  • Patent number: 10508059
    Abstract: A method of depositing abradable coating on an engine component is provided wherein the engine component is formed of ceramic matrix composite and one or more layers, including at least one environmental barrier coating, may be disposed on the outer layer of the CMC. An outermost layer of the structure may further comprise a porous abradable layer that is disposed on the environmental barrier coating and provides a breakable structure which inhibits blade damage. The abradable layer may be gel-cast on the component and sintered or may be direct written by extrusion process and subsequently sintered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventor: Glen Harold Kirby
  • Patent number: 10494822
    Abstract: The present invention provides an elastic plastic layer that is moisture proof and sound insulation and its production method. The elastic plastic layer that is moisture proof and sound insulation comprises a wear resistant layer, a decoration layer, a first backing material layer and a moisture proof and sound insulation layer. The adjacent layers are connected in turn by the order. The present invention provides the floor that is not only with the function of sound insulation, sound absorption, moisture proof, heat preservation, slightly flipping feet, resistance to press, acid and alkali resistance, but also with the positive effect that is low cost, easy molding, good in mechanical properties, and it is also good in laying effect, inflaming retarding, anti-skidding, easily laying, except that, since the wear resistant layer of the floor is coated with the ultraviolet-curable coating, so that it further improves the scratch-resistant property of the floor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: ZHANGJIAGANG ELEGANT PLASTICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jincheng Song
  • Patent number: 10486451
    Abstract: A printable overlaminate for attachment to a substrate permits application of decorative and/or informative printing on materials that normally are not receptive to ordinary inks. The overlaminate has a release liner releasably attached to a protective layer. On the protective layer is an ink acceptable adhesive, the exposed surface of which receives ordinary ink. After printing the ink acceptable layer is transferred to a substrate through the use of heat and pressure. Then the release liner is removed, leaving the ink visible through the protective layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Transcendia, Inc.
    Inventors: Herbert M. Drower, Mushtaq Anarwala, Timothy W. Albert
  • Patent number: 10442154
    Abstract: A composite structure including a composite body having an outer surface and a detection layer connected to the outer surface, the detection layer being discontinuous and including glass fibers embedded in a matrix material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Hyukbong Kwon, Kanna M. Pham, Nicholas A. Brigman, Charles Everson
  • Patent number: 10415244
    Abstract: Methods of manufacturing wall structures having high racking strength are described in this specification. The methods include spray applying a foam-forming composition into a cavity of a wall structure, wherein the wall structure is disposed in a climate-controlled spray application station and allowing the foam-forming material to expand within at least a portion of the cavity to form a foam layer deposited in the cavity. In the methods, the foam layer is formed in-situ during the manufacturing method, and the density of the foam layer is selected and the relative humidity and dew point of the air in the climate-controlled spray application station throughout the spray applying is selected so that the wall structure has a racking strength of at least 500 pounds per linear foot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: COVESTRO LLC
    Inventors: Eric C. Giles, James L. Lambach, David M. Baily
  • Patent number: 10414116
    Abstract: A sandwich component has a first cover layer, a second cover layer, and a core disposed therebetween. In the sandwich component, the cover layers are each formed from an outer layer made of a fiber-reinforced thermoplast material having greater resistance to a certain solvent and, fused therewith, an inner layer made of a thermoplast material having lower resistance to the solvent. The core has outer layers, each of which is formed from a thermoplast material having lower resistance to the solvent, and an inner structure, which is formed entirely or partially from a thermoplast material having greater resistance to the solvent. The inner layers of the cover layers were each fused with one of the outer layers of the core with the use of the solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Airbus Defence and Space GmbH
    Inventors: Jonas Gruenewald, Patricia Parlevliet, Thomas Meer
  • Patent number: 10392519
    Abstract: Described is a composition suitable for the preparation of an electroconductive transparent layer, said composition comprising silver nanowires and fibers of crystalline cellulose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Herve Dietsch, Thomas Sturm, Danny Seyfried
  • Patent number: 10378135
    Abstract: A glass fiber mat comprises glass fibers of a first kind, glass fibers of a second kind and a binding agent. Glass fibers of the first kind in this case are characterized by a mean fiber diameter of under 6 ?m and compliance with the EC Protocol “ECB/TM/27 rev. 7” and glass fibers of the second kind by a mean fiber diameter of over 6 ?m. The ratio between the weight component of glass fibers of the first kind and the weight component of glass fibers of the second kind is between 0.01 and 0.15. And the surface weight of the glass fiber mat is between 25 g/m2 and 80 g/m2. In a CV floor covering comprising a usable layer and a structural layer, the structural layer comprises a glass fiber mat of this kind provided with impregnation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Johns Manville
    Inventor: Thomas Grassl
  • Patent number: 10295310
    Abstract: Body armor includes a first armor plate having a concave rear surface, a second plate having a convex front surface. Contours of the second layer are formed by conforming the contours between the polymer plate and the armor plate into a shape that fills gaps or voids between the concave rear surface of the armor plate, such that the armor plate and the polymer plate form a matched set. In operation, the ceramic armor plate can be used alone, the polymer plate can be used alone, or the hard armor layer and the polymer plate can be used together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Ronald L. Holtz, Alex E. Moser, James L. Pelland, Flora M. Jordan, James R. Dade, III, John K. Wilcox
  • Patent number: 10292260
    Abstract: The present invention provides an insulating layer for printed circuit boards having a difference of within 20% between the flexural modulus at 25° C. and the flexural modulus under heat at 250° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Katsuya Tomizawa, Tomo Chiba, Meguru Ito, Eisuke Shiga
  • Patent number: 10276469
    Abstract: A method for forming a semiconductor device structure is provided. The method includes performing a first process over a surface of a semiconductor substrate. The method includes forming a protective layer over the surface of the semiconductor substrate in a first chamber after the first process. The method includes performing a first transferring process to transfer the semiconductor substrate from the first chamber into a substrate carrier. The method includes performing a second transferring process to transfer the semiconductor substrate from the substrate carrier into a second chamber. The semiconductor substrate is located in the substrate carrier during a substantially entire first time interval between the first transferring process and the second transferring process. The method includes removing the substantially entire protective layer in the second chamber. The method includes performing a second process over the surface of the semiconductor substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD
    Inventors: Weibo Yu, Jui-Ping Chuang, Chen-Hsiang Lu, Shao-Yen Ku
  • Patent number: 10240014
    Abstract: A film having an A/B/A structure comprising an layer A and a layer B. The layer A is present in an amount ranging from 25 to 65 wt. %, based upon the total weight of the A/B/A structure, and the layer A comprises a first A layer and a second A layer each independently comprise linear low density polyethylene. The layer B is present in an amount ranging from 35 to 75 wt. %, based upon the total weight of the A/B/A structure, and the layer B, which comprises high density polyethylene, is positioned between the first A layer and the second A layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Equistar Chemicals, LP
    Inventor: Thomas Schwab
  • Patent number: 10240253
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a large-scale single crystal monolayer of hBN including: preparing a single crystal copper substrate of (111) face in a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) apparatus; removing impurities of the single crystal copper substrate of (111) face; forming a plurality of hBN crystal seeds by depositing a vaporized ammonia borane or a vaporized borazine on the surface of the single crystal copper substrate from which the impurities are removed; and forming a large-scale single crystal monolayer of hBN grown by mutual coherence between the hBN crystal seeds, an apparatus for manufacturing the same, and a substrate for a monolayer UV graphene growth using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Korea Reseach Institute of Standards and Science
    Inventor: ChanYong Hwang
  • Patent number: 10214921
    Abstract: A floor panel has a rectangular and oblong shape, and includes a substrate and a top layer provided on the substrate and forming a decorative side of the floor panel. The top layer is composed of a print provided on a carrier sheet and a transparent thermoplastic layer situated above the print. The substrate has a thickness from 2 to 10 millimeter and forms at least half of the thickness of the floor panel. The substrate is a polyurethane-based substrate and the transparent thermoplastic layer is polyurethane-based. The floor panel has a length of more than 1.1 meters and has a plurality of reinforcing layers situated outside the center line of the substrate. A reinforcing layer may be provided in combination with the substrate and the top layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: FLOORING INDUSTRIES LIMITED, SARL
    Inventors: Laurent Meersseman, Luc Vanhastel
  • Patent number: 10209414
    Abstract: Infrared reflecting film includes, on a transparent film substrate, a metal oxide layer, an infrared reflecting layer mainly made of silver, and a light absorptive metal layer, in this order. No metal layer is disposed between the transparent film substrate and the infrared reflecting layer. The metal oxide layer is preferably formed of a composite metal oxide including zinc oxide and tin oxide. The light absorptive metal layer has a thickness of 2 nm to 10 nm and includes at least one selected from the group consisting of nickel, chromium, niobium, tantalum, and titanium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yosuke Nakanishi, Yutaka Ohmori, Masahiko Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10208490
    Abstract: A floor panel has a rectangular and oblong shape, and includes a substrate and a top layer provided on the substrate and forming a decorative side of the floor panel. The top layer is composed of a print provided on a carrier sheet and a transparent thermoplastic layer situated above the print. The substrate has a thickness from 2 to 10 millimeter and forms at least half of the thickness of the floor panel. The substrate is a polyurethane-based substrate and the transparent thermoplastic layer is polyurethane-based. The floor panel has a length of more than 1.1 meters and has a plurality of reinforcing layers situated outside the center line of the substrate. A reinforcing layer may be provided in combination with the substrate and the top layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: FLOORING INDUSTRIES LIMITED, SARL
    Inventors: Laurent Meersseman, Luc Vanhastel
  • Patent number: 10196881
    Abstract: A subterranean screen assembly comprises a base pipe with end connections to attach to a pipe string and a portion that is perforated or slotted; and a coated screen radially outwardly disposed of the base pipe. The coated screen comprises a screen substrate and a coating disposed on a surface of the screen substrate; the coating comprising an amorphous diamond like carbon doped with about 10 to about 30 atomic percent of silicon, about 10 to about 20 atomic percent of oxygen, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing dopants, or a polymer comprising a fluoropolymer, a silicone, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: Deepak Kumar, Tarik Abdelfattah, Adriana Hightower, Zhiyue Xu
  • Patent number: 10195823
    Abstract: A composite component has a continuous-filament reinforced thermoplastic material (1) and a metallic insert (2), which is obtainable in that (a) a metallic insert (2) having pin structures (3) attached to the surface is provided, (b) firstly the pinned metallic insert (2) is inserted into a forming tool, (c) subsequently an optionally pre-heated organic sheet (1) manufactured from the continuous-filament reinforced thermoplastic (1) is disposed thereon, (d) the forming tool is closed and subsequent to a dwell time is optionally cooled to room temperature, and finally (e) the composite component (4) thus obtained is removed, is proposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Dominic Roemer
  • Patent number: 10190323
    Abstract: A floor panel has a rectangular and oblong shape, and includes a substrate and a top layer provided on the substrate and forming a decorative side of the floor panel. The top layer is composed of a print provided on a carrier sheet and a transparent thermoplastic layer situated above the print. The substrate has a thickness from 2 to 10 millimeter and forms at least half of the thickness of the floor panel. The substrate is a polyurethane-based substrate and the transparent thermoplastic layer is polyurethane-based. The floor panel has a length of more than 1.1 meters and has a plurality of reinforcing layers situated outside the center line of the substrate. A reinforcing layer may be provided in combination with the substrate and the top layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: FLOORING INDUSTRIES LIMITED, SARL
    Inventors: Laurent Meersseman, Luc Vanhastel
  • Patent number: 10166744
    Abstract: Laminated structures comprise a metal sheet including a first face and a second face with a thickness of from about 0.5 mm to about 2 mm extending between the first face and the second face. The laminated structure further includes a first chemically strengthened glass sheet including a thickness of less than or equal to about 1.1 mm and a first interlayer attaching the first chemically strengthened glass sheet to the first face of the metal sheet. In further examples, methods of manufacturing a laminated structure comprise the steps of laminating with a metal sheet and a first chemically strengthened glass sheet together with an interlayer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Gordon Charles Brown, Jeffrey Scott Cites, William Keith Fisher, Mark Stephen Friske, Chunhe Zhang
  • Patent number: 10161846
    Abstract: A method of constructing a model of permeation to mixtures of solvents of a multilayer polymer structure with n monolayers and its associated computer program. For example, selecting several initial compositions of solvent mixture E1 to Ey, carrying out a sorption measurement and a measurement of diffusion, discretizing said multilayer structure in space and time, estimating partial fluxes of each of the compounds of said composition of solvent mixture between each elementary slice of said multilayer structure, estimating on the one hand a maximal sorption ceiling of said downstream monolayer B and on the other hand the composition of solvent mixture at inlet of said downstream monolayer B, performing a mass balance from slice to slice as a function of time, adjusting the profile of concentrations, storing the concentration profiles and the partial fluxes obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: ARKEMA FRANCE
    Inventors: Benoît Brule, Jing Zhao, Anne Jonquieres, Robert Clement
  • Patent number: 10137660
    Abstract: Provided is a water-repellent, thermoplastic resin sheet provided with a textured layer having a microtexture on one surface side, and a water repellent layer formed with an approximately constant thickness on the aforementioned one surface side of the textured layer, wherein at least the surface region on the one surface side of the textured layer is a cross-linked material which maintains the microtexture even after heated drawing, and the water-repellent layer is formed from an olefin copolymer resin containing hydrophobic oxide particles. Also provided is a molded article, such as a molded container, formed by thermoforming the thermoplastic resin sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Denka Company Limited
    Inventors: Junpei Fujiwara, Tomohiro Osawa, Shogo Hoshino, Toshio Nagano, Atsushi Takei