Density Or Compression Of Components Patents (Class 428/218)
  • Patent number: 10730797
    Abstract: Material, use thereof and method to manufacture said material; wherein the material is porous and has: a total porosity ranging from 50% to 80%, in particular from 60% to 70%; interconnected pores; at least a part made of a hydrophilic material, in particular at least a part of the inner surfaces of the pores is made of a hydrophilic material; a permeability coefficient greater than 10?6 m/sec; and wherein, in a given volume of the material, the total volume of pores with a diameter ranging from 0.1 ?m to approximately 0.3 nm is at least greater than 15% of the total volume of the pores, preferably it ranges from 15 to 36%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SIGNA LABS S.R.L.
    Inventor: Patrizio Signanini
  • Patent number: 10696463
    Abstract: A package includes a container and a closure. The container includes a body formed to include a product-storage region adapted to store products therein and a brim coupled to the body and formed to include a mouth opening into the product-storage region. The closure is coupled to the brim of the container by melting a portion of the closure together with a portion of the brim to block access to the products stored in the product-storage region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventor: Jay S Swamy
  • Patent number: 10563273
    Abstract: A method of making stretch leather composites is provided. The method includes providing a semi-finished leather. The semi-finished leather is split to obtain a final split having a thickness of from 0.10 mm to about 1.25. The final split is dried to obtain a crust. The crust is laminated with a stretch fabric impregnated with a stiffener, e.g., starch, to prepare a laminate. The starch is removed from the stretch fabric after preparing the laminate, for example, by dissolving the starch in a liquid solution naturally present in another laminate processing step liquid. Laminating the crust can include the use of an adhesive. A method of manufacturing an article of footwear can include providing a stretch leather composite, cutting the stretch leather composite to conform to a predetermined shape, and manufacturing the footwear using the stretch leather composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Wolverine Outdoors, Inc.
    Inventors: Balaji Velu, Sylvain Yves Bussiere
  • Patent number: 10478563
    Abstract: A container having a barrier layer is provided. The container may be of thermoplastic and the barrier may inhibit materials from leaching from the thermoplastic material or from extraction of compounds from medicants by the thermoplastic. A process is also described that allows for molding thin barrier layers as container lines and for forming thermoplastic containers with barrier liners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Edgar G. Ashmead, Edward C. Gunzel, Michael P. Moritz
  • Patent number: 10471212
    Abstract: A pre-filled syringe having containing therein at least one therapeutic is provided. The syringe contains a silicone free barrel and an elastomeric syringe stopper that is covered with an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene barrier layer. The presence of a barrier layer that is at least partially porous on the outside of the syringe stopper improves the seal between the stopper and syringe barrel and minimizes the sliding force. In some embodiments, the barrel is formed of a glass material such as a borosilicate glass, that is free of silicone or other lubricants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Edgar G. Ashmead, Edward C. Gunzel, Michael P. Moritz
  • Patent number: 10427979
    Abstract: Gypsum panels and methods of making gypsum panels are provided. A method of making a gypsum panel includes combining gypsum stucco and a halide salt sequestration agent with water to form a gypsum slurry and setting the gypsum slurry to form at least a portion of a gypsum core, wherein the halide salt sequestration agent is present in an amount effective to sequester at least a portion of halide salt present in the gypsum stucco. A gypsum panel includes a gypsum core that comprises set gypsum and a halide salt sequestration agent, wherein the halide sequestration agent sequesters at least a portion of halide salt present in the gypsum core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LLC
    Inventors: Charles R. Harrison, Stuart Brandon Gilley
  • Patent number: 10370286
    Abstract: To provide glass to be used for chemically tempered glass, of which the strength is less likely to be reduced even when indentations are formed thereon. Glass for chemical tempering, which comprises, as represented by mole percentage based on oxides, from 62 to 68% of SiO2, from 6 to 12% of Al2O3, from 7 to 13% of MgO, from 9 to 17% of Na2O, and from 0 to 7% of K2O, wherein the difference obtained by subtracting the content of Al2O3 from the total content of Na2O and K2O is less than 10%, and when ZrO2 is contained, its content is at most 0.8%. Chemically tempered glass obtained by chemically tempering such glass for chemical tempering. Such chemically tempered glass has a compressive stress layer formed on the glass surface, which has a thickness of at least 30 ?m and a surface compressive stress of at least 550 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Jun Endo, Shusaku Akiba, Kazutaka Ono, Tetsuya Nakashima
  • Patent number: 10357945
    Abstract: A method for forming a laminated glass article with a ceramic phase, such as a beta-spodumene phase, located at least at the junctures between a glass core and directly adjacent glass clad layers, and in some embodiments located throughout the laminated glass article. In some embodiments, a method is disclosed herein for forming a beta-spodumene glass-ceramic sheet, or a laminated glass article having a ceramic phase, or a laminated glass article having a beta-spodumene glass-ceramic, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: George Halsey Beall, Heather Debra Boek, Natesan Venkataraman
  • Patent number: 10329193
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a tempered glass sheet of the present invention includes: subjecting a glass sheet to be tempered having a sheet thickness of 2.0 mm or less to ion exchange treatment; and performing heat treatment at a temperature of 50° C. or more and less than a strain point of the glass sheet to be tempered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yasuda, Kozo Kobayashi, Takuji Oka, Naoki Toyofuku, Shigeru Sera
  • Patent number: 10199613
    Abstract: The purpose of the first invention is to provide a packaging material for batteries, which has excellent resistance to electrolyte solution. A packaging material for batteries, which is composed of a laminate that sequentially comprises at least a base layer, an adhesive layer, a metal foil layer and a sealant layer in this order. This packaging material for batteries is able to have excellent resistance to electrolyte solution by disposing an acid-reactive resin layer containing an acid curable resin between the adhesive layer and the metal foil layer and/or between the metal foil layer and the sealant layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yohei Hashimoto, Rikiya Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10188563
    Abstract: Disposable absorbent articles comprising absorbent cores are presented. In one embodiment, an absorbent core may comprise a riffled substrate comprising a plurality of peaks and a plurality of troughs, a flat substrate coupled to the riffled substrate, and superabsorbent polymer disposed between the riffled substrate and the flat substrate, wherein the footprint of the riffled substrate is substantially the same as the footprint of the flat substrate, and wherein the surface area of the riffled substrate is greater than the surface area of the flat substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: DSG Technology Holdings Ltd.
    Inventor: Charles F. Schroer, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10167635
    Abstract: A cementitious composite material for in-situ hydration includes a mesh layer, a cementitious material, a sealing layer, and a containment layer. The mesh layer has a first side and a second side. The mesh layer includes a plurality of discontinuous fibers arranged in a nonwoven configuration and coupled with one another. The cementitious material is disposed within the mesh layer. The cementitious material includes a plurality of cementitious particles. The sealing layer is disposed along the first side of the mesh layer and coupled to the plurality of discontinuous nonwoven fibers. The containment layer is disposed along the second side of the mesh layer and configured to prevent the plurality of cementitious particles from migrating out of the mesh layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: CORTEX COMPOSITES, INC.
    Inventors: Curren E. Krasnoff, Neal S. Berke
  • Patent number: 10144367
    Abstract: A molded and shaped acoustical insulating vehicle panel having a dry-laid needled fibrous composite composed of a first portion of about 50 to 80 percent meltable binder fibers and about 20 to 50 percent stable fibers and having a second portion of about 20 to 50 percent meltable binder fibers and 50 to 80 percent of staple fibers. The meltable binder fibers are in a molded and resolidified state such that the resolidified binder fibers of the first portion form a substantially continuous, semi-impervious, densified skin integrally associated with and bonded to a surface of the first portion. The molded composite is in such a heat and pressure molded state that the composite has over a predominance of its area a density of from about 12 to 22 lbs./cubic foot (192 to 352 kg/cubic meter) and the panel is sufficiently rigid as to be self-supporting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: LYDALL, INC.
    Inventors: Steven Borchardt, Brian Jarrard
  • Patent number: 10143599
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a sanitary napkin that is thin, highly absorbent and has resiliency properties that are selected to provide good comfort potential and at the same time reduce the likelihood of deformation and breaking. In a specific example, the sanitary napkin comprises a cover layer, an absorbent system and a barrier layer. The absorbent system includes an absorbent core and a reinforcement layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Fempro Consumer Products ULC
    Inventors: Jeannine Cardin, Mélanie Farley, Helmut Georgi
  • Patent number: 10125565
    Abstract: A wellbore isolation device comprising: a material that dissolves via corrosion when in contact with a wellbore fluid, a surface of the material, wherein the surface of the material is altered via a surface treatment, and wherein the altered surface delays corrosion of the material for a desired amount of time. A method of removing the wellbore isolation device comprising: contacting or allowing the wellbore isolation device to come in contact with a wellbore fluid; and causing or allowing at least the portion of the material to dissolve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael L. Fripp, Zachary W. Walton, Zachary R. Murphree
  • Patent number: 10005692
    Abstract: A phase-separated glass for chemical strengthening has a total light reflectance of 10% or more in a wavelength range of 380 nm to 780 nm and a value obtained by dividing a maximum value of the total light reflectance by a minimum value of the total light reflectance of 4.2 or less, when measured in a form of a plate having a thickness of 1 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Junko Miyasaka, Seiki Ohara
  • Patent number: 9995762
    Abstract: Provided is a highly reliable acceleration sensor that keeps production costs low and has low zero point drift initially and over time even when used in a poor installation environment. In this acceleration sensor, a weight that rotates when acceleration is applied in the z-direction is disposed in a cavity surrounded by a support substrate and a cap layer. The cap layer is formed such that both sides thereof across the axis of rotation of the weight have different masses per unit area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahide Hayashi, Heewon Jeong
  • Patent number: 9975805
    Abstract: Glass articles with infrared reflectivity and methods for making the same are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, glass article having infrared reflectivity includes a first surface, a second surface and a body extending between the first and second surfaces. A plurality of discrete layers of metallic silver are formed in the body creating at least one optical cavity in the body. Each discrete layer may have a thickness T such that 100 nm?T?250 nm and may be spaced apart from adjacent layers of metallic silver by a spacing S?500. The glass article reflects at least a portion of electromagnetic radiation incident on the glass article having a wavelength from 800 nm to 2500 nm and transmits at least a portion of electromagnetic radiation incident on the glass article having a wavelength from 390 nm to 750 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Nicholas Francis Borrelli, Karl William Koch, III, Joseph Francis Schroeder, III
  • Patent number: 9902845
    Abstract: The invention relates to linear low density polyethylene having a density in the range from about 900 kg/m3 to less than about 940 kg/m3 as determined using IS01872-2, having a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) in the range from 2.5 to 3.5, having an area under the peak in the temperature range from 20 to 40° C. determined using an analytical temperature rising elution fractionation analysis using 1,2-dichlorobenzene and a heating rate of 1° C./min, wherein the area is in the range from 5 to 20% of the sum of the areas under all peaks determined with the analytical temperature rising elution fractionation analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bart Albertus Hubertus van den Esschert, Maria Johanna Willems, Abdulaziz Hamad Al-Humydi, Yahya Banat, Said Fellahi
  • Patent number: 9839579
    Abstract: The present invention is based, at least in part, on the identification of a pharmaceutical container formed, at least in part, of a glass composition which exhibits a reduced propensity to delaminate, i.e., a reduced propensity to shed glass particulates. As a result, the presently claimed containers are particularly suited for storage of pharmaceutical compositions and, specifically, a pharmaceutical solution comprising a pharmaceutically active ingredient, for example, Victoza (liraglutide), Tresiba (insulin degludec), Ryzodeg (insulin degludec/insulin aspart), IDegLira (liraglutide and insulin degludec), NovoSeven (recombinant human coagulation factor VIIa), NovoSeven RT (recombinant human coagulation factor VIIa), or Turoctocog alfa (third-generation recombinant coagulation factor VIII).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Wendell P. Weeks, Robert Anthony Schaut, Steven Edward DeMartino, John Stephen Peanasky
  • Patent number: 9828496
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising a first ethylene-based polymer, formed by a high pressure, free-radical polymerization process, and a second ethylene-based polymer, formed by a high pressure, free-radical polymerization process, such composition comprising the following properties: a) a melt index (12) from 2.0 to 10 dg/min; b) a density from 0.922 to 0.935 g/cc; and wherein the second ethylene-based polymer is present in an amount from 60 to 95 weight percent, based on the sum of the weight of the first polymer and the second polymer; and wherein the second ethylene-based polymer has a density greater than, or equal to, 0.924 g/cc; and wherein the first ethylene-based polymer has a melt index less than 2.5 dg/min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Cornelis F. J. den Doelder, Karl Zuercher, Otto J. Berbee, Jian Wang, Teresa P. Karjala
  • Patent number: 9818609
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of an epitaxial silicon wafer including a silicon wafer doped with boron and having a resistivity of 100 m?·cm or less and an epitaxial film formed on the silicon wafer includes: growing the epitaxial film on the silicon wafer; and applying a heat treatment on the epitaxial silicon wafer at a temperature of less than 900 degrees C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: SUMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhisa Torigoe, Toshiaki Ono
  • Patent number: 9809455
    Abstract: A conductive material including a first element selected from a transition metal, a platinum-group element, a rare earth element, and a combination thereof, a second element having an atomic radius which is 10 percent less than to 10 percent greater than an atomic radius of the first element, and a chalcogen element, wherein the conductive material has a layered crystal structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Woo Hwang, Kyoung-Seok Moon, Youngjin Cho, Yoon Chul Son, Kimoon Lee, Doh Won Jung
  • Patent number: 9783932
    Abstract: A tie resin is provided that is an extrudable blend of anhydride modified polypropylene and anhydride modified polyethylene suitable for use as a tie resin in coextrusions of polypropylene, polyethylene, nylon and EVOH materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: EVERGREEN PACKAGING, INC.
    Inventor: Yong Zheng
  • Patent number: 9695306
    Abstract: A multilayer heat shrink film including a core layer having an alpha-olefin polymer and at least one skin layer having a cyclic olefin copolymer (COC), process for its preparation and uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Jindal Films Europe Virton SPRL
    Inventor: Benoit Ambroise
  • Patent number: 9672991
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of preparing purified carbon nanotubes (CNTs) comprising mixing starting CNTs with an organic solvent in the presence of sonication; substantially removing the organic solvent to obtain a CNT composition; and heating the CNT composition at 200° C. or higher to obtain the purified carbon nanotubes. The present invention further relates to the purified CNTs and cohesive CNT assemblies prepared from the method described herein, and articles (e.g. capacitor, energy storage device or capacitive deionization device) comprising the purified CNTs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yongan Yan, Nissim Ray
  • Patent number: 9637656
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising a first ethylene-based polymer, formed by a high pressure, free-radical polymerization process comprising at least one autoclave reactor, and a second ethylene-based polymer, formed by a high pressure, free-radical polymerization process comprising at least one autoclave reactor, such composition comprising the following properties: A) a melt index (I2) from 2.5 to 10 g/10 min; B) a density from 0.920 to 0.935 g/cc; and wherein the second polymer is present in an amount from 5 to 95 weight percent, based on the sum of the weight of the first polymer and the second polymer; and wherein the density of the of the second polymer is greater than the density of the first polymer, and wherein the first polymer has a melt index I2 greater than 2.5 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Karl Züercher, Cornelis F. J. den Doelder, Marc A. Mangnus
  • Patent number: 9487440
    Abstract: A process for producing a chemically strengthened glass is provided. The method for producing a chemically strengthened glass includes subjecting a phase-separated glass to an ion exchange treatment. A chemically strengthened glass which is obtained by the process and a phase-separated glass which has been subjected to the ion exchange treatment are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Junko Miyasaka, Takahiro Sakagami, Seiki Ohara, Kosho Akatsuka, Manuel Reyes Diaz, Kazutaka Ono, Hiroyuki Hijiya
  • Patent number: 9434644
    Abstract: The disclosed cover glass is produced by etching a glass substrate that has been formed by a down-drawing process, and chemically strengthening the glass substrate to provide the glass substrate with a compressive-stress layer on the principal surfaces thereof. The glass substrate contains, as components thereof, 50% to 70% by mass of SiO2, 5% to 20% by mass of Al2O3, 6% to 30% by mass of Na2O, and 0% to less than 8% by mass of Li2O. The glass substrate may also contain 0% to 2.6% by mass of CaO, if necessary. The glass substrate has an etching characteristic in which the etching rate is at least 3.7 ?m/minute in an etching environment having a temperature of 22° C. and containing hydrogen fluoride with a concentration of 10% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignees: AVANSTRATE INC., HOYA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Koyama, Mikiko Morishita, Satoshi Ami, Kazuaki Hashimoto, Tetsuo Takano
  • Patent number: 9366021
    Abstract: An article of manufacture is disclosed for incorporating into a civil engineering structure, for example a concrete structure, such as a floor. The article comprises a substantially fully cured thermosetting polymer resin and a particulate aggregate material having a Mohs hardness of from 3 to 9, preferably from 5 to 8. The article optionally comprises a reinforcing fiber. The hardness of the article can be closely matched to that of the surrounding structure. The article can be ground with a diamond tool to form a smooth transition with the surrounding structure. The article is particularly suitable for incorporation into an exposed surface of the structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Inventors: Hans Voet, Leopold Leitner
  • Patent number: 9227354
    Abstract: Disclosed are a feedblock multiplier with thickness gradient variation, a feedblock system, a method, and multilayer structure made by the method. The feedblock multiplier combines the functionalities of feedblock and multiplier conventionally used for producing the multilayer structure. The feedblock multiplier includes an input section for feeding fluid materials. A feedblock section is included for dividing the fluid delivered into multiple channels correspondingly. The fluids in the channels are segmented into two or more fluid segments by a segmenting section. The each fluid segment is delivered through corresponding channel-conversion section with thickness-gradient variation in the feedblock multiplier. Each channel-conversion section includes multiple channels with configurable positions. The fluids are then combined in a multiplier section for producing the multilayer structure with overlapped layers. The multilayer structure is outputted from an extruding section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: EXTEND OPTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Jen-Huai Chang, Wen-Cheng Wu, Chao-Ying Lin
  • Patent number: 9040151
    Abstract: The present invention generally pertains to multilayer film including four or more discrete layers. The films contain two external layers, an internal stiffening layer and an internal shrink layer. The external layers include linear low density polyethylene resin, the stiffening layer includes polypropylene or a high density polyethylene and the shrink layer includes low density polyethylene. The multilayer films of the present invention have a gloss of at least 62% at 45 degrees, together with a 2% secant tensile modulus greater than 400 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Martin Pavlik
  • Publication number: 20150140304
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cast film comprising at least the following three layers: 1) A first skin layer comprising a homogeneously branched linear low density polyethylene having a density in the range of 0.87 to 0.90 g/cm3 and a melt index greater than 1 g/10 min; 2) a core layer comprising linear low density polyethylene having a density 0.915 to 0.930 g/cm3 and a melt index greater than 1 g/10 min; and 3) a second skin layer comprising at least 25% by weight of the release layer of a propylene based plastomer or elastomer (PBPE) having an ethylene content of from 10 to 18% and a MFR of from 4 to 8 g/10 min. The first and the second skin layers each comprise from 10 to 20% by weight of the cast film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Antonio Manrique, Andreas Mayer
  • Publication number: 20150132559
    Abstract: It is provided that a nonwoven fabric for reinforcing foam molded articles which is excellent in the dimensional stability in a cutting/sewing step, in the followability to a mold in a foam molding step, and gives a foam molded article with excellent appearance and durability. A nonwoven fabric for reinforcing foam molded articles formed by interlacing at least 2 filament nonwoven fabric layers with different apparent density, wherein the nonwoven fabric has base weight of 50-110 g/m2, thickness of 0.5-1.2 mm, 23 to 50 N/5 cm stress at the time of 5% elongation in longitudinal direction, 15 N/5 cm or lower stress at the time of 5% elongation in transverse direction, and air permeability of 50 to 250 cm3/cm2·sec.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: Toyobo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Koida, Shinichiro Inatomi
  • Patent number: 9022134
    Abstract: A fire-resistant rescue blanket sized to underlay and wrap around a victim for protecting the victim from fire-related injuries. The fire-resistant rescue blanket includes layers of a flame-resistant material for protecting against fire injuries, a heat-reflective fabric for protecting against environmental heat conditions, and a protective fabric for protecting against fallen debris. The heat-reflective fabric is arranged along an inner surface of the flame-resistant material and contacts the victim when the victim is wrapped in the fire-resistant rescue blanket. The protective fabric is arranged on the opposing outer surface covering at least underneath the area where the victim is laying to protect the wrapped victim against debris, such as during a dragging operation. The fire-resistant rescue blanket includes a plurality of loop handles for allowing rescue personnel to carry the victim if necessary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Skedco, Inc.
    Inventor: Carston R. Calkin
  • Publication number: 20150118464
    Abstract: Provided is an article containing non-cellulosic nonwoven fabric layer between two non-cellulosic nonwoven paper layers wherein one or both of the nonwoven paper and nonwoven fabric are electrically insulating. At least some embodiments are flame retardant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Robert H. Turpin, David S. Stankes, Martin H. Fox, Mitchell T. Huang
  • Patent number: 8999495
    Abstract: A recording material for electrophotographic printing methods from a base paper coated on both sides with synthetic resin and having a toner-receiving layer arranged on at least one side, containing a water-soluble or water-dispersible binder in the toner-receiving layer, preferably an ethylene-acrylate polymer or an ethylene-acrylate copolymer, a finely particulate inorganic pigment and an antistatic component, such that images using both liquid toners and dry toners can be produced with this recording material, identical in both appearance and haptics to silver halide photographs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Schoeller Technocell GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Christoph Kozlowski, Andreas Overberg, Rainer Steinbeck
  • Publication number: 20150079374
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a composite heat-dissipation substrate and a method of manufacturing the same. The composite heat-dissipation substrate includes a first ceramic layer having insulating properties, a second porous ceramic layer and a metal layer, wherein the first ceramic layer and the second ceramic layer are continuously connected to each other so as not to form an interface therebetween, and the metal layer is infiltrated into plural pores of the second ceramic layer to be coupled to the ceramic layers, whereby interfacial coupling force between the ceramic layers and the metal layer is very high, thereby providing significantly improved heat dissipation characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Sang-Kwan LEE, Sang-Bok LEE, Jung-Yeul YUN
  • Patent number: 8974897
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to methods of forming a vessel and to the resulting vessel. The vessel may be formed by providing a first fumed silica soot layer comprised of primary particles of fumed silica soot, and then providing over the first fumed silica soot layer a second fumed silica soot layer comprised of agglomerated particles formed into an agglomerated form from primary particles of fumed silica soot. The primary particles of the first fumed silica soot layer may have a substantially uniform density distribution, and the agglomerated particles of the second fumed silica soot layer may have a substantially non-uniform density distribution. The methods may include consolidating the first and second soot layers together to form a consolidated body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Steven Bruce Dawes, Douglas Hull Jennings
  • Publication number: 20150064433
    Abstract: Membrane-ready fibrous faced gypsum panels, methods, and apparatus are provided. The panels include a first fibrous mat having a first surface and a second surface, a second fibrous mat having a first surface and a second surface, a gypsum core in contact with the second surfaces of the first and second fibrous mats, and a material coating that covers the first surface of the first fibrous mat and forms a substantially smooth outer surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Michael D. Foster, Brian W. Bland, Ali Fadhel, James E. Bailey, Shaobing Wu
  • Publication number: 20150017358
    Abstract: The present invention provides a multilayer heat shrinkable film incorporating an oxygen barrier material and layer comprising a styrene polymer or blend of styrene polymers, where the shrinkage of the film in at least one of MD, TD is at least 30% at 90° C. The invention is further directed to a method of manufacturing a bag from said multilayer heat shrinkable film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventor: George Roussos
  • Publication number: 20150017360
    Abstract: An insulated component (1) of a household appliance, in particular of a dishwasher, comprising a substrate (10) and an insulation structure (12) applied onto a surface (13) of the substrate (10); wherein the insulation structure (12) comprises one or more layers (14) made of one or more sprayable filled polyurethane materials, wherein said one or more layers (14) comprise a layer (14a, 14d) made of elastomeric polyurethane material applied directly onto the surface (13) of the component (1) and having the following properties: a specific density comprised between 1 and 3 g/cm3; a tan delta at 20° C. and at 100-300 Hz comprised between about 0.4 and 1.6; and a tan delta at 60° C. and at 100-300 Hz comprised between about 0.5 and 2.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V.
    Inventors: Andreas Krupicka, Carlo Tomaselli, Carlo Urbanet, Corrado Cecchini, Massimo Sanita'
  • Publication number: 20150010740
    Abstract: Films having shrinkage percentage values based, at least in part, upon the core layer densities of the films are disclosed. Methods for manufacturing such films are also disclosed. In addition, methods for selecting a core layer density of a film to obtain a desired film shrinkage percentage are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Chieh-Wen CHEN, Anle XUE, Hoang T. PHAM, Yatin PATIL
  • Publication number: 20150007837
    Abstract: A multilayer combustible heat source for a smoking article is provided, including a combustible first layer including carbon; and a second layer in direct contact with the first layer, the second layer including carbon and at least one ignition aid, wherein the combustible first layer and the second layer are longitudinal concentric layers having a density of at least 0.6 g/cm3, and wherein the composition of the first layer is different from the composition of the second layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicant: Philip Morris Products S.A.
    Inventors: Stephane Roudier, Frank Joerg Clemens, Marina Ismael Michen
  • Patent number: 8927088
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composite structure for deflecting and spreading kinetic energy transmission after various types of impacts utilizing foam structures having graded properties. The structure has a first composite layer, composed of a discrete reinforcement and a continuous binder. The helmet receives contact of an object that transfers kinetic energy to a first composite layer. The helmet uses a second composite layer adjacent to the first composite layer designed such that the second composite layer compresses and expands into an expansion zone in the second composite layer. The second composite layer has expansion structures with a graded modulus such that the material at the tip of an expansion structure has a low modulus and the modulus in the expansion structure increases as it moves from the tip to the base of the expansion structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: KineticShield, Inc.
    Inventors: Alan Ira Faden, Thomas E. Twardowski, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20140377523
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to systems and methods for generating, processing, handling and forming plastic materials into an end product such as, but not limited to, consumables and packaging. The plastic materials are made into preforms or preform sheets, which in turn may be selectively masked to expose desired regions of the same for a saturation process, a heating process, or both. In addition, the various processes may be sufficiently controlled to obtain a desired micro-structure, and in turn obtain desired mechanical, structural, and aesthetic properties in the end product. By way of example, an embodiment of the present invention results in consumable, plastic cups that are lighter weight and more structurally robust less than conventional plastic cups. Further to one or more embodiments of the present invention, various systems for material handling may be utilized to efficiently, timely and cost effectively produce the preforms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventor: Mike Waggoner
  • Publication number: 20140370260
    Abstract: The present invention provides a gas barrier film which has high gas barrier performance and excellent repeated reproducibility of the gas barrier performance. A gas barrier film of the present invention comprises three inorganic compound layers (layer [A], layer [B] and layer [C]) that are sequentially arranged in this order on at least one surface of a polymer film base. The layer [B] has a thickness of 0.2-20 nm and a density that is higher than those of the layer [A] and the layer [C].
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2012
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Uebayashi, Minoru Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20140370211
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide permeable packaging film providing moisture barrier, sealability, and flex-crack resistance characteristics and is ideal for use in packaging of carbon dioxide respiring food products, such as Swiss cheese, to increase shelf life thereof
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Seyed Hesamoddin Tabatabaei, Jeffrey P. Sesolak
  • Publication number: 20140342139
    Abstract: A casting method, cast article and casting system are disclosed. The casting method includes providing a base material in a mold, directing a fluid material into the mold, and solidifying the base material and the fluid material to form a cast article. The base material has a first density and first composition. The fluid material has a second density and a second composition. The first density differs from the second density, the first composition differs from the second composition, or the first density differs from the second density and the first composition differs from the second composition. The cast article includes a first material solidification from the base material, and a second material solidification from the fluid material. The casting system includes a mold for containing a base material and an input configuration, with flow control feature, for directing a fluid material into the mold containing the base material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Yan CUI, Dechao LIN, Ganjiang FENG, Srikanth Chandrudu KOTTILINGAM
  • Publication number: 20140342118
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a layered structure including a top layer, a bottom layer, and a grip component disposed between the two layers such that columns from the grip component extend at least partially through openings in the top layer and/or bottom layer. Also provided are mats including the layered structure such that different grip characteristics are provided on the ends of the mat and/or the two sides of the mat by varying one ore more characteristics or components of the layered structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Stephanie F. Connaughton, Daniel B. Lazarchik