Polymeric Or Resinous Material Patents (Class 428/327)
  • Patent number: 11352702
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a corrosion inhibitor and inhibitor provided within a coating material for coating a metal, particularly but not exclusively steel. The corrosion inhibitor in a coating particularly protects a sacrificial coating such as zinc or zinc alloy on galvanised steel which in turn therefore provides improved corrosion resistance to the underlying steel. According to an aspect of the invention there is a corrosion inhibitor provided in a polymer binder, the corrosion inhibitor comprising an organic ion in an ion exchange resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Hexigone Inhibitors LTD
    Inventors: Patrick Dodds, Geraint Williams
  • Patent number: 11299611
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a composition comprising: (A) a polypropylene polymer; (B) a polyolefin elastomer; (C) an amino alcohol compound having the formula (I) defined herein; and (D) an additive component. The present disclosure also provides an article made from the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yahong Zhang, Shaoguang Feng, Jian Zou, Yonghua Gong
  • Patent number: 11285460
    Abstract: The invention discloses a separation matrix for purification of biological particles, comprising a plurality of particles having a porous core entity and a porous shell entity covering the core entity, wherein the core entity comprises at least 50 micromole/ml primary amines present on covalently attached ligands displaying at least two primary amines per ligand and the shell entity comprises less than 20 micromole/ml primary amines The invention further discloses a method of purifying biological particles and a method of manufacturing a separation matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: CYTIVA BIOPROCESS R&D AB
    Inventors: Jean-Luc Maloisel, Karolina Busson, Karol Lacki, Bjorn Noren, Helena Skoglar
  • Patent number: 11274218
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a thermosetting resin composition for coating a metal film having high flowability and pattern-filling property and a metal laminate using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Minhyuk Yun, Young Chan Kim, Hyunsung Min, Changbo Shim, Hee Yong Shim
  • Patent number: 11274198
    Abstract: A scratch-resistant thermoplastic polymer composition (P) comprising 40 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 20 wt.-% of at least one inorganic metal compound nanoparticle, and optionally at least one polymeric compatibilizing agent, at least one modified polysiloxane compound, at least one colorant, dye or pigment, and/or at least one further additive has improved scratch properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias Schulz, Norbert Niessner, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Tristan Kolb, Sascha Ehlert, Stephan Foerster
  • Patent number: 11246263
    Abstract: A work vehicle includes a vehicle body, a pair of left and right driving wheels that movably support the vehicle body, a pair of motors capable of rotatably driving the left and right driving wheels respectively, a pair of maneuvering levers pivotally supported to the vehicle body to be pivotable about a horizontal axis extending in a vehicle body transverse direction and capable of adjusting rotational speeds respectively of the left and right driving wheels and a pair of dynamic vibration absorbing portions supported to respective free end portions of the maneuvering levers and capable of suppressing vibrations of the maneuvering levers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuto Fujii, Justin McCallister, Hideki Aoki
  • Patent number: 11248106
    Abstract: According to the present disclosure, a method of forming an exfoliated or intercalated filler material is provided, wherein the said method comprises the steps of mixing particles of filler material such as montmorillonite (MMT), mica, layered double hydroxide (LDH), and attapulgite (AT) dispersed in an aqueous medium with cationic acrylate monomers to form modified particles comprising positively charged ions, dispersing the modified particles in organic medium to form a dispersion, contacting said dispersion with an organo-silicate such as tetraethyl orthosilicate (TEOS) and a functionalizing agent comprising an organo-silane such as aminopropyltrimethoxysilane (APTMS), in the presence of a basic catalyst to form a layer of silica on the modified particles. The present disclosure also relates to an exfoliated or intercalated filler material obtained by the said method as well as a method of forming a resin/clay nanocomposite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    Inventors: Warintron Thitsartarn, Chaobin He, Jayven Chee Chuan Yeo
  • Patent number: 11214706
    Abstract: A composition having at least one polyisocyanate and/or at least one isocyanate-group-containing polyurethane polymer and at least one latent hardener having aldimino group(s) of formula (I)—as an elastic adhesive, sealant or coating, which is applied on at least one plasticiser migration sensitive substrate and/or is provided with at least one covering layer and a composite obtained therefrom. The method is characterized in that porous material or stress-crackforming plastics can be used without restriction as substrates and very different materials can be used without restriction as covering layers, without the occurrence of damage associated with plasticiser migration from the composition, such as bleeding, discoloring, spotting, softening, swelling or detachment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG
    Inventors: Urs Burckhardt, Andreas Kramer
  • Patent number: 11198279
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a film formulation that resulted in a substantially non-migratory cold seal release film with improved blocking resistance. Specifically, the multilayered biaxially oriented polypropylene film can include a core layer of polypropylene homopolymer; a first outer layer on one side of the core layer that can be suitable for sealing, printing, or coating; and a second outer layer on the opposite side of the core layer that is a blocking resistant layer comprising thermoplastic polymers which reduce blocking tendency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
    Inventors: Shichen Dou, Keunsuk P. Chang
  • Patent number: 11186716
    Abstract: The invention relates to a polyamide moulding compound consisting of an amorphous, microcrystalline or partially crystalline polyamide or mixtures hereof, at least one impact modifier, hollow glass balls and also further additives. The invention likewise relates to moulded articles produced from this polyamide moulding compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: EMS-Patent AG
    Inventors: Martin Sütterlin, Georg Stöppelmann, Ralf Hala, Ulrich Presenz
  • Patent number: 11161951
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coating composition for a flexible plastic film, and more specifically to a coating composition for producing a flexible plastic film having excellent flexibility while exhibiting high hardness. According to the present invention, the coating composition exhibits flexibility, bending property, high hardness, scratch resistance and high transparency, and hardly has a risk of damaging the film even in repetitive, continuous bending or long-time folding state, and thereby can be usefully applied to flexible mobile devices, display devices, front face and display unit of various instrument panels, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Hye Min Kim, Jin Young Park, Yeong Rae Chang
  • Patent number: 11135782
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a carbon fiber sheet molding compound, the method including: performing sizing treatment on a carbon fiber using a sizing agent; cutting the sizing-treated carbon fiber into pieces; spraying the pieces of carbon fiber onto a first resin coated on a surface of a first carrier sheet; and uniting together a second resin coated on a second carrier sheet and a surface of the first resin, wherein the sizing agent, the first resin, and the second resin include the same compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: TORAY ADVANCED MATERIALS KOREA, INC.
    Inventors: Kwang-Su Kim, Hwang-Yong Kim, Chang-Won Kang
  • Patent number: 11136442
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide a prepreg and a fiber reinforced composite material using this prepreg. This prepreg has good handleability, is suitable for producing a reinforced composite material in a short-time and without using an autoclave, and is capable of yielding a fiber reinforced composite material exhibiting excellent impact resistance, wherein the occurrence of voids has been suppressed. To attain the objective, this prepreg comprises a reinforced fiber [A] that is layered and partially impregnated with an epoxy resin composition containing an epoxy resin [B] and a hardener [C], the impregnation rate ? being 30 to 95%. In this prepreg, a thermoplastic resin [D] insoluble in the epoxy resin [B] is distributed unevenly over a surface on one side of the prepreg, and a portion not impregnated with the epoxy resin composition is localized in the layer of the reinforced fiber [A] on the side where the thermoplastic resin [D] is distributed unevenly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Ryohei Watari, Narumichi Sato, Andrew Hideo Koyanagi
  • Patent number: 11121267
    Abstract: One aspect of the disclosure is directed to a method for forming an antireflective coating on a substrate, which includes providing a polymer solution and a silica solution, depositing the polymer solution on a surface of the substrate to forming a polymer film thereon, depositing the silica solution on the formed polymer film on the substrate to form a silica film thereon, thereby forming a stack structure having the silica film formed on the polymer film that is, in turn, formed on the substrate, and drying the stack structure to form the antireflective coating on the substrate, wherein the antireflective coating comprises silica nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
    Inventors: Min Zou, Corey Thompson, Robert A. Fleming
  • Patent number: 11041098
    Abstract: The anisotropic conductive film of the present invention includes a resin base tape and a plurality of composite fibers disposed laterally in the resin base tape, wherein each of the composite fibers includes an electrically insulating fiber and a plurality of conductive rings circling the electrically insulating fiber, the conductive rings including a plurality of conductive particles collectively surrounding the electrically insulating fiber by adsorption, wherein the plurality of composite fibers are periodically arranged in the resin base tape along the extending direction of the resin base tape, and the plurality of conductive rings on each of the composite fibers are periodically arranged along the axial direction of the electrically insulating fiber thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hanning Yang
  • Patent number: 11009628
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process of making an anti-reflective coating composition comprising the steps of 1) preparing an oil-in-water emulsion by mixing an apolar organic compound A; a cationic addition copolymer C as emulsion stabilizer; and aqueous medium of pH 2-6; at a mass ratio C/A of 0.1 to 2, to result in 1-50 mass % (based on emulsion) of emulsified droplets of average particle size 30-300 nm; and 2) providing an inorganic oxide shell layer to the emulsified droplets by adding to the emulsion obtained in step 1) at least one inorganic oxide precursor, to result in organic-inorganic core-shell nano-particles with mass ratio core/shell of from 0.2 to 25. An advantage of this process is that the dispersion of nano-particles obtained is stable under different conditions, and allows altering its concentration and solvent system, and addition of different binders and auxiliary components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
    Inventors: Michael Alphonsus Cornelis Johannes Van Dijck, Hermanus Adrianus Langermans, Jacobus Adriaan Antonius Vermeulen
  • Patent number: 10941313
    Abstract: A hardcoat composition is described comprising urethane (meth)acrylate oligomer having a first functional groups; an acrylic polymer having second functional groups; wherein the first and second functional groups form a hydrogen bond; and silica nanoparticles. The hardcoat composition may be cured by actinic radiation, upon which the acrylic polymer may be removed by solvent extraction. Also described are articles comprising the cured hardcoat described herein disposed on a surface of a substrate and methods of making an article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard J. Pokorny, Nicholas L. Untiedt, Thomas P. Klun
  • Patent number: 10858535
    Abstract: A metal substrate being coated on at least a portion thereof with a liquid coating composition comprising a powder component dispersed in a liquid carrier, wherein the average particle size of the powder dispersed in the liquid carrier is less than 15 microns (?m); wherein the powder component comprises a thermoset resin; wherein the thermoset resin comprises an acid functional polyester material; and wherein the coating composition is substantially free of bisphenol A (BPA), bisphenol F (BPF), bisphenol A diglycidyl ether (BADGE) and bisphenol F diglycidyl ether (BFDGE).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: William H. Retsch, Jr., Anthony M. Chasser, Edward R. Millero, Jr., John M. Dudik
  • Patent number: 10843169
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a super absorbent polymer, including: a base resin powder comprising a first cross-linked polymer of a water soluble ethylene-based unsaturated monomer containing acidic groups which are at least partially neutralized; and a surface cross-linked layer comprising a second cross-linked polymer further cross-linked from the first cross-linked polymer and formed on the base resin powder, wherein the first cross-linked polymer is bound to a porous zeolite in which a mesopore having a BET surface area of at least 100 m2/g and a porosity of at least 0.2 cm3/g is formed, and a preparation method thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Inventors: Ki Youl Yoon, Hyo Sook Joo, Gi Cheul Kim, Hyeon Choi, Ju Eun Kim
  • Patent number: 10838111
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an eyeglass lens comprising a substrate made of an optical material comprising a polymer matrix and at least one 2-(2-hydroxy-5-R1-phenyl)benzotriazole, in which R1 is a resonant group, the optical transmittance through a 2 mm thick layer of said optical material being lower than 1% for each light wavelength ranging from 280 to 405 nm. This eyeglass lens protects from phototoxic blue light and UV light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventor: Pierre Fromentin
  • Patent number: 10818806
    Abstract: A cathode of a solar unit and a solar cell including thereof are provided. The cathode of solar unit includes a film which is formed by curing a composition, and a pixel electrode which is formed on the film; wherein the composition includes conducting polymer, curing material, ionic liquid and phosphorene, wherein the weight ratio of the phosphorene to the sum of the conducting polymer, the curing material and the ionic liquid is about 2%˜10%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD
    Inventors: Jiuxia Yang, Jiantao Liu, Xuebo Zhang
  • Patent number: 10800135
    Abstract: A method of forming a composite product is described. An example of the method comprises providing a layer (34) comprising a sheet-form moulding material and providing a substrate (36). The layer of sheet-form material is applied onto a surface of the substrate (36); and pressed to the substrate in a mould (30). In some examples, the substrate (36) is an open celled foam and gas and/or vapour can be displaced from the pressing region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: ACELL INDUSTRIES LIMITED
    Inventors: Aldino Albertelli, Michael Frieh
  • Patent number: 10792869
    Abstract: A preform includes a plurality of reinforcement fiber layers connected to each other by binder resin, the binder resin containing spacer particles insoluble in the binder resin, the spacer particles accounting for a volume proportion of 10% to 80% in the binder resin present in interlaminar gaps between the reinforcement fiber layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Masanori Hirano, Kazunori Hondo, Nobuyuki Tomioka
  • Patent number: 10759980
    Abstract: A polymerizable pre-adhesive composition includes packaging material and a packaged pre-adhesive reactive mixture sealed within the packaging material. The packaging material includes: a semicrystalline polylactic acid (PLA); a polyvinyl acetate (PVAc); and a plasticizer; wherein the PLA/PVAc-containing packaging material has a single Tg of less than 25° C. and a normalized Haze value of less than 10% per 25 microns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Ning Zhou, Thomas E. Augustine, Thomas Q. Chastek, Derek J. Dehn, Anish Kurian
  • Patent number: 10739501
    Abstract: Provided is a light diffusion film laminate for a reflective display device which is capable of reducing the change in the brightness of the image without reducing the visibility not only from a predetermined observation position (for example, the front direction of the screen), but also from a slightly inclined direction from the predetermined observation position (for example, the front direction of the screen), thereby having excellent display characteristics, and a reflective display device including the light diffusion film laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: TOMOEGAWA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Murata, Hiroto Katagiri
  • Patent number: 10723087
    Abstract: A prepreg includes a fiber layer containing unidirectionally arranged carbon fibers impregnated with a thermosetting resin and a resin layer existing on at least one side of the fiber layer and containing a thermosetting resin and a thermoplastic resin insoluble in the thermosetting resin. The prepreg contains carbon fibers having an areal weight of fibers of 120 to 300 g/m2 and has a weight fraction of resin of 25 to 50 mass %. An extreme value frequency of a surface geometry along a straight line perpendicular to the fibers of the prepreg is 30 points/mm or less when the prepreg has been exposed, for 24 hours, to a temperature at which a coefficient of interlayer friction is the lowest. Using sheets of the prepreg which are laid up, the coefficient of interlayer friction of the prepreg is measured at 10° C. intervals in a temperature range of 40 to 80° C. under the conditions: a pulling speed of 0.2 mm/min, a perpendicular stress of 0.1 bar, and a pulling displacement of 1 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Ichiro Taketa, Shiori Kawamoto, Hiroaki Sakata
  • Patent number: 10683463
    Abstract: A solid lubricant composition comprising a wax carrier and agglomerates of PTFE micropowder dispersed throughout the wax carrier is disclosed. In some embodiments, the solid lubricant composition is applied to an interior surface of a cylindrical plain bearing. In other embodiments, a polymer sliding layer having a plurality of indentations formed therein is applied to the interior surface of a metal shell, and the solid lubricant composition described herein is disposed in the indentations, to thereby form a cylindrical plain bearing having a sliding layer of both the polymer material and the solid lubricant composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: GGB, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael Kim
  • Patent number: 10670788
    Abstract: Provided is a light diffusion film laminate for a reflective display device that can improve the reflection luminance at a predetermined observation position (for example, the front direction of the screen) without reducing the visibility not only from the predetermined observation position (for example, the front direction of the screen) but also from a position away from a predetermined observation position (for example, an oblique direction deviated from the front of the screen) and a reflective display device including the light diffusion film laminate. A light diffusion film laminate for a reflective display device has optical diffusibility that changes depending on an incident angle of light, and at least transmits reflected light occurring when incident light is reflected by a reflective layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: TOMOEGAWA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsubasa Sakano, Masahide Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 10626292
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coating composition for a flexible plastic film, and more specifically to a coating composition for producing a flexible plastic film having excellent flexibility while exhibiting high hardness. According to the present invention, the coating composition exhibits flexibility, bending property, high hardness, scratch resistance and high transparency, and hardly has a risk of damaging the film even in repetitive, continuous bending or long-time folding state, and thereby can be usefully applied to flexible mobile devices, display devices, front face and display unit of various instrument panels, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Hye Min Kim, Jin Young Park, Yeong Rae Chang
  • Patent number: 10625457
    Abstract: Decorative films, useful for making a wide range of decorative laminates, that have a relatively deep texture on one major face and a relatively smoother, print receptive surface on the other major face. Notwithstanding the deep texture, the films have superb tracking characteristics and are compatible with a wide variety of automated printing operations. This allows automated printing equipment to print information directly onto the films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: William R. Guillot, Jon R. Schrader, Cornelius Joseph Toomey
  • Patent number: 10608127
    Abstract: A cathode of a solar unit and method for manufacturing thereof, and a solar cell. The method for manufacturing a cathode of a solar unit includes the following steps: step a) curing a composition to form a film, and the composition comprises conducting polymer, curing material, ionic liquid and phosphorene; step b) applying photoresist on the film corresponding to pixel areas by ink jet printing or applying photoresist on the film corresponding to pixel areas by coating, and then carrying out the processes of exposure and development; step c) etching the film on which the photoresist has been ink jet printed or coated to form the cathode pattern of the solar unit; step d) peeling off the photoresist to obtain the cathode of the solar unit. A cathode of a solar unit that has high stability, good flexibility, low resistance value and long cell duration can be manufactured by using the method for manufacturing a cathode of a solar unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jiuxia Yang, Jiantao Liu, Xuebo Zhang
  • Patent number: 10597550
    Abstract: An aqueous polymer dispersion and an aqueous coating composition comprising the aqueous polymer dispersion; and the aqueous coating composition capable of providing coating films with excellent tannin blocking and satisfactory early block resistance and sandability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Xiaohong Yang, Yaobang Li, Yawei Xu, Yan Wu
  • Patent number: 10569498
    Abstract: The present invention provides a sandwich panel and a sandwich panel structure formed by welding a plurality of the sandwich panels, each sandwich panel comprising: a flocking core layer; and skin layers laminated on both surfaces of the flocking core layer, respectively, wherein the sandwich panel comprises at least one contact portion, at which the two skin layers abut each other. In addition, the present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing a sandwich panel, the method comprising the steps of: preparing a sandwich panel comprising a flocking core layer and skin layers laminated on both surfaces of the flocking core layer, respectively; and applying heat and pressure to at least one surface of the skin layers, thereby forming at least one contact portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: LG HAUSYS, LTD.
    Inventors: Sang-Hyun Rho, Dong-Eung Kim, Ji-Won Lim
  • Patent number: 10570320
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive member to be adhesively fixed through pressure which has both position adjustability and adhesiveness and is capable of producing a sufficient adhesive strength in addition to the position adjustability. The adhesive member comprises a support, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer provided on one surface of the support, and a plurality of protrusion elements arranged, in spaced-apart relation to each other, on a principal surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on a side opposite to the support. Each of the protrusion elements is composed of an aggregation of a plurality of cohesive particles, wherein the adhesive member has a frictional force of 0.4 N/cm2 or less, with respect to a stainless steel plate serving as an adherend, as measured when the protrusion elements are in contact with a surface of the adherend, and a shear adhesive strength of 45 N/cm2 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kensuke Tani, Mizuho Nagata, Kaori Mizobata, Masatsugu Soga, Ryota Masuda, Masayuki Satake, Kenichi Okada, Naofumi Kosaka, Keisuke Shimokita
  • Patent number: 10538841
    Abstract: A water-barrier laminate having a water-trapping layer (1) in which a hygroscopic agent is dispersed, wherein a hygroscopic agent has such a hygroscopic property that the ratio (Ax/Ay) of a hygroscopic amount Ax at a relative humidity of 80% and a hygroscopic amount Ay at a relative humidity of 30% is not less than 3, and the water-trapping layer is positioned between the two inorganic barrier layers (3a) and (3b). The water-barrier laminate exhibits barrier property against the water over extended periods of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: TOYO SEIKAN GROUP HOLDINGS, LTD.
    Inventors: Naru Kawahara, Shunya Nangou, Kota Mori, Shinpei Okuyama
  • Patent number: 10537755
    Abstract: Thermally deformable face seals and respirators including such face seals. The thermally deformable face seal structures comprise composite phase change materials that mold to the face of a user to provide a personalized but one-size-fits-all facial fit having excellent shape retention after use and long term durability. The phase change material is applied onto a base component to cover all or substantially all of the surface area of the base component and adapts to the face of the user to provide a secure, leak-free seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Scott Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Lee Parham, Ethan Voss, Alyssa Whitney Sabolis
  • Patent number: 10525667
    Abstract: Fiber reinforced resin matrix composite laminates are provided comprising: at least one layer of fiber reinforced resin matrix comprising a cured resin matrix; and a surfacing construction bound to the cured resin matrix and forming a surface of the laminate, comprising: at least one barrier layer; and at least one cured adhesive layer derived from high temperature cure adhesive. In some embodiments, barrier layer(s) may be substantially impermeable to organic solvents, water, and/or gasses. In another aspect, fiber reinforced resin matrix composite laminates are provided comprising: a) at least one layer of fiber reinforced resin matrix comprising a cured resin matrix; and b) a surfacing construction bound to the cured resin matrix and forming a surface of the laminate, comprising: at least one barrier layer; and at least one electrically conductive layer. In another aspect, a surfacing construction is provided comprising a barrier layer and a curable adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Larry S. Hebert, Naiyong Jing, Michael D. Swan
  • Patent number: 10513821
    Abstract: A surface treatment agent which is an aqueous emulsion containing: (a) a fluorine-free polymer including: (i) repeating units derived from a long-chain (meth)acrylate ester monomer represented by the formula: CH2?CA11-C(?O)—O-A12, wherein A11 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and A12 is a linear or branched aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 10-30 carbon atoms; (b) a surface active agent including both of a nonionic surface active agent and an anionic surface active agent, wherein the amount of the anionic surface active agent is at least 22% by weight, based on the total of the nonionic surface active agent and the anionic surface active agent; and (c) a liquid medium comprising water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignees: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD., DAIKIN AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: James Kasey Bridges, Ronald O. Skidds, Takashi Enomoto, Masahiro Miyahara
  • Patent number: 10516130
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes on a substrate a plurality of light emitting elements in which an organic layer including a white light emitting layer is sandwiched between a lower transparent electrode and an upper electrode, and further includes a reflection layer and an optical interference layer provided between the light emitting elements and the substrate, wherein the optical interference layer is made of a material having a lower refractive index than the refractive index of the light emitting layer and the ratio (nr/nb) of a refractive index (nr) with respect to a red wavelength region to a refractive index (nb) with respect to a blue wavelength region is less than 0.95, and the orders of interference m for blue, green, and red wavelength regions are 5, 4, and 3, respectively, when the optical distance from the light emitting layer to the reflection layer is (2m+1)?/4±(?)?.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takayuki Ito
  • Patent number: 10473434
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a novel bulletproof material, manufacture method thereof and a bulletproof backpack. The bulletproof material comprises a plurality of layers of bulletproof fiber cloths and shock-absorption layers, wherein each layer of bulletproof fiber cloth has a plurality of diamond-shaped reinforcing units, and an included angle is formed between two neighboring diamond-shaped reinforcing units of the adjacent bulletproof fiber cloths; a carbon nano layer is provided on the front side of each layer of bulletproof fiber cloth; the carbon nano layer comprises a plurality of diamond-shaped integrated carbon nano tube units; and the plurality of diamond-shaped integrated carbon nano tube units correspond to the plurality of diamond-shaped reinforcing units at positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: SDL TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tak Nam Liu
  • Patent number: 10449097
    Abstract: Absorbent articles herein may provide a topsheet, a backsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent core may comprise at least one channel having a shape. The backsheet graphics may substantially match the shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Rodrigo Rosati, Carsten Heinrich Kreuzer, Hans Adolf Jackels, Blanca Arizti, Ernesto G. Bianchi, Donald Carroll Roe, Darrell Ian Brown, Sarah Ann Sanborn, Theodore Cory Fites
  • Patent number: 10438866
    Abstract: A heat-insulating sheet includes a heat storage sheet, a first insulating sheet, and a thermally conductive sheet. The heat storage sheet contains a first resin and a plurality of microcapsules containing latent heat storage material and mixed in the form of aggregates with each other. The first insulating sheet has a first face bonded to the heat storage sheet and a second face opposite to the first face. The thermally conductive sheet is bonded to the second face of the first insulating sheet. The content of the microcapsules in the heat storage sheet is falls within a range from 40 wt % to 90 wt %, inclusive. The heat storage sheet includes a layer free from the microcapsules at a portion in contact with the first insulating sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masafumi Nakayama, Yoshiya Sakaguchi, Hirofumi Yamada
  • Patent number: 10434192
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel formulations comprising a plurality of nano-sized solid particles and a gel-forming system, useful, e.g. for imaging of the body of a mammal. Also described are kits comprising such formulations and imaging methods utilizing such formulations or kits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET
    Inventors: Rasmus Irming Jølck, Morten Albrechtsen, Lise Nørkjaer Bjerg, Thomas Lars Andresen
  • Patent number: 10371892
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are nanostructured photonic materials, methods of making and methods of use thereof, and systems including the nanostructured photonic materials. The nanostructured photonic materials comprise a substrate having a first surface; an array comprising a plurality of spaced-apart plasmonic particles disposed on the first surface of the substrate; and a waveguide layer disposed on the array and the first surface, wherein the waveguide layer: is optically coupled to the array, comprises a photochrome dispersed within a matrix material, and has an average thickness defining a hybrid plasmon waveguide mode; wherein the photochrome exhibits a first optical state and a second optical state; and wherein the second optical state of the photochrome at least partially overlaps with the hybrid plasmon waveguide mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
    Inventors: Yuebing Zheng, Linhan Lin, Mingsong Wang
  • Patent number: 10338644
    Abstract: A display device having a minimal overall thickness is achieved by receiving a camera in an accommodation space on at least one among upper and lower substrates. The optical affects caused by reflection of light off the camera or its components can be minimized by a special low reflective film provided in the accommodation space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ilchan Jung, Moojin Kim
  • Patent number: 10280346
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a one-part curable adhesive composition, in particular, a one-part adhesive composition having excellent initial and aged lap shear strength as well as low viscosity, and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Haiping Wu, Thomas Bachon, Rainer Schonfeld, Xiaowei Lin, Zhenfeng Cao
  • Patent number: 10196548
    Abstract: Polymeric materials are disclosed herein that include a reaction product of components comprising: a) a first amine component having at least two and at most three primary amino groups, secondary amino groups, or a mixture thereof, with the proviso that the first amine component is not a silicone diamine; b) a second amine component having (i) greater than three primary amino groups, or (ii) at least three primary amino groups and a plurality of secondary amino groups, wherein the second amine component is a polymeric material having a carbon backbone or a polymeric material having a carbon backbone with a plurality of catenated nitrogen atoms; and c) an oxalate ester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Jerald K. Rasmussen, Döne Demirgöz, Taylor M. Christian, Cary A. Kipke, Nicole Morozowich Beveridge, Andrew P. Klein, David S. Hays, James P. DiZio, George W. Griesgraber, Robert A. Asmus
  • Patent number: 10121985
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes on a substrate a plurality of light emitting elements in which an organic layer including a white light emitting layer is sandwiched between a lower transparent electrode and an upper electrode, and further includes a reflection layer and an optical interference layer provided between the light emitting elements and the substrate, wherein the optical interference layer is made of a material having a lower refractive index than the refractive index of the light emitting layer and the ratio (nr/nb) of a refractive index (nr) with respect to a red wavelength region to a refractive index (nb) with respect to a blue wavelength region is less than 0.95, and the orders of interference m for blue, green, and red wavelength regions are 5, 4, and 3, respectively, when the optical distance from the light emitting layer to the reflection layer is (2m+1)?/4±(?)?.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takayuki Ito
  • Patent number: 10107894
    Abstract: Disclosed is a coating layer penetrable by radio wave and having a metallic luster. The coating layer includes a resin layer as an outmost layer to an exterior or front, a metallic texture layer formed on a rear side of the resin layer and comprising a optical film layer including metal oxides having different refractive indexes, and a germanium (Ge) layer to reflect light and a reflection layer formed on the rear side of the metallic texture layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Byung Kyu Cho, Seung Chan Hong, So Jung Shim
  • Patent number: 10104768
    Abstract: Provided are a sizing agent for quartz glass fibers capable of suppressing charging of quartz glass fibers, and suppressing generation of fluff in a production process for quartz glass fibers and a weaving process for a quartz glass cloth, a quartz glass fiber or a quartz glass yarn having applied thereonto the sizing agent, a quartz glass cloth, a prepreg for a printed circuit board, and a product using the quartz glass fiber. The sizing agent for quartz glass fibers includes an aqueous solution containing: a cationic vinyl acetate copolymer emulsion in which a cationic vinyl acetate copolymer having a weight average molecular weight of from 5,000 to 500,000 is dispersed in water; and starch, in which emulsion particles of the cationic vinyl acetate copolymer emulsion have a 50% diameter on a volume basis of from 0.1 ?m to 5 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU QUARTZ PRODUCTS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuya Yokosawa