Adhesive Outermost Layer Patents (Class 428/343)
  • Patent number: 9556367
    Abstract: Pressure sensitive adhesive compositions containing 92 to 99.9 parts of a block copolymer adhesive composition and 0.1 to less than 8 parts of an acrylic adhesive composition are described. Tapes including such adhesives, and methods of making such tapes are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Robert D. Waid, Panu K. Zoller, Gregory B. Gadbois
  • Patent number: 9539797
    Abstract: A spool of traverse wound double-sided PSA tape and method of making same. The PSA tape includes an adhesive body with an upper adhesive surface releasably adhered to a bottom side of a release liner having a release value. At least one reinforcing strand is disposed longitudinally through the adhesive body. The PSA tape is traverse wound onto a core in successive winding layers with each successive winding layer producing an outer winding layer with the bottom side of its adhesive body crossing at an angle over the top side of the release liner of a preceding inner winding layer. The tensile strength of the at least one reinforcing strand is greater than a Resistance Bond of the outer winding layer to the preceding inner winding layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Rayven, Inc.
    Inventor: Joseph S. Heinemann
  • Patent number: 9533482
    Abstract: In a masking system a robot performs first conveyance work of making an object gripping unit grip an object and set the object at a predetermined position based on positional information of the object which was detected by a first detection unit, coating work of making a coating unit coat an adhesive on a masking location of the object which is set at the predetermined position, and second conveyance work of making a masking piece gripping unit adhere a masking piece to the masking location of the object based on positional information of the masking piece which was detected by a second detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Inventors: Masaru Oda, Kazuhisa Otsuka, Mitsuhiro Okuda, Eiichirou Nagasue
  • Patent number: 9523203
    Abstract: A roof assembly comprising: a roof deck; a thermoplastic membrane covering the deck; and a fabric having disposed thereon expandable graphite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: Firestone Building Products Co., LLC
    Inventors: Wensheng Zhou, Michael J. Hubbard, Allen Sopko, Joseph Carr
  • Patent number: 9517587
    Abstract: A dry adhesive backed flooring for being installed in a flat orientation on a subfloor, the flooring including a sheet flooring material and a double-sided sheet adhesive married to the flooring material. The installed flooring is substantially free of bubbles and wrinkles and the flooring remains substantially flat as initially applied and does not significantly rise from the subfloor, bubble or otherwise detach from the subfloor under normal use conditions for the flooring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: Base King, LLC
    Inventor: Dennis G. Schlisner
  • Patent number: 9512337
    Abstract: A paint film-protecting sheet, which is unwound from a roll for use, and in which occurrence of adhesive transfer at edges thereof is effectively prevented, and a method of manufacturing same are provided. The paint film-protecting sheet is in the form of a roll obtained by winding in a lengthwise direction a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet formed of a substrate in continuous sheet form and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer disposed on the substrate. The substrate comprises a resin component made primarily of polyethylene resin or polypropylene resin. The paint film-protecting sheet, after being unwound from the roll, has a percent shrinkage, in the lengthwise direction, of not greater than 1.2% when heated at 80° C. for 1 hour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Inventors: Takeshi Igarashi, Toshitaka Suzuki, Yuki Saitou, Ikko Hanaki, Masahiro Kondo, Yoshikuni Hirano
  • Patent number: 9505961
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive composition comprising a monomer containing linear carbonate having an antistatic property. The acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive composition exhibits an excellent balance between low-rate peel strength and high-rate peel strength, and is capable of lowering the content of an antistatic agent. It also provides excellent releasable property, and protection of the surface of a polarizer due to proper wettability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: No-Ma Kim, Jae-Gwan Lee, An-Na Lee, Suk-Ky Chang
  • Patent number: 9475966
    Abstract: Pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, having at least one polymer component formed of a monomer mixture of at least (a) one acrylic ester and/or methacrylic ester of the formula CH2?C(R1)(COOR2), where R1?H and R2 is a linear alkyl radical with 2 to 10 C atoms or a branched alkyl radical with at least 4 C atoms, (b) at least one N-alkyl substituted acrylamide, (c) at least one acrylic ester and/or methacrylic ester of the formula CH2?C(R3)(COOR4), where R3?H or CH3 and R4 is a linear alky radical with at least 12 C atoms, (d) acrylic acid and/or methacrylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: tesa SE
    Inventors: Kai Ellringmann, Kristin Kerber
  • Patent number: 9447309
    Abstract: This disclosure provides novel adhesive compositions comprising a highly crosslinked and plasticized low Tg (meth)acrylic copolymer that are self-wetting when applied to a substrate, and peelable therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Ann R. Fornof, James P. DiZio, George J. Clements, Jonathan E. Janoski, Kevin M. Lewandowski, Michael B. Runge, Kannan Seshadri
  • Patent number: 9418577
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a metalizing film including a polyester-based film layer having a heat-shrinking property, and a use of the metalizing film used as a film label capable of replacing a paper label attached to a glass bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Inventors: Dong Jin Kim, Si Min Kim, Yun Jo Kim, Il Chon Kwon
  • Patent number: 9364857
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of preparing a surface to accept paint or coating finish, including the surface of a cured polymer or polymer composite, without the need for additional treatment. The method may be used on flat or curved surfaces, including external and internal surfaces such as those used in the construction of aircraft surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: David Uhl, Olaf Lammerschop, Manette Gebhardt
  • Patent number: 9353294
    Abstract: The present application is directed to an article comprising a base substrate having a first major surface and a second major surface opposite the first major surface and a structured surface comprising a deposited material adhered to a portion of the first major surface of the base substrate, wherein the material has a height over the first major surface of at least 3 micrometers. The structured surface is defined, in part, by the deposited material and the structured surface has at least one continuous structure from one edge of the base substrate to a second edge of the base substrate. The application is additionally directed to a method of manufacturing the article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Danny L. Fleming, Frank T. Sher
  • Patent number: 9333725
    Abstract: An adhesive structure is disclosed. The adhesive structure includes a first layer, a second layer, and a hybrid adhesive layer for adhering the first layer to the second layer. The hybrid adhesive layer includes two or more adhesive units made of different adhesive materials, and the two or more adhesive units are arranged in a planar pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Inventors: Meng-Ying Chuang, Kuo-Feng Chen, Chih-Chia Chang, Chen-Pang Kung
  • Patent number: 9321247
    Abstract: A transparent film, the back-face of which has excellent resistance to scratch and printability, and a surface protection film which has such a transparent film are provided. A transparent film 10 has a substrate layer 12 formed of a transparent resin material, and a back-face layer 14 with a thickness of 1 ?m or less provided on a first face 12A thereof. A percent change in coefficient of friction ?? is less than 10% for the transparent film 10 when the percent change is determined from a coefficient of friction ?50 of the back-face layer after being conserved at 50° C. and 15% RH for three days and a coefficient of friction ?80 of the back-face layer after being conserved at 80° C. and 80% RH for three days, with an absolute value of difference between the two coefficients of friction |?80??50| being divided by the smaller value of the two coefficients of friction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Inventors: Hiromoto Haruta, Hirokazu Matsuda, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Kazuhito Okumura, Osamu Kondo, Yoko Muraoka
  • Patent number: 9310847
    Abstract: The described embodiments relate generally to components used in a portable computing device and more particularly to mounting a component with a component extractor that allows a component to be removably affixed to a portable computing device. The component extractor can include a compressible securing portion configured to secure the component to the portable computing device and an extracting portion arranged to apply an extracting force to the compressible securing portion to detach the component from the portable computing device. The compressible material can be made of a highly extensible material. In one embodiment, a low friction material can be provided along an edge of the component such that the component extractor slides along the edge during an extraction procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew P. Casebolt, William F. Leggett, David M. Rockford
  • Patent number: 9310846
    Abstract: A touch control display device includes a back cover, a front cover, a touch panel, a display panel, and a composite adhesive layer. The back cover has a frame and an accommodating space. The front cover has an opening. The front cover is aligned with and attached to the frame of the back cover. The touch panel is fixed on an outer edge of the front cover and is aligned with the opening of the front cover. The display panel is disposed in the accommodating space of the back cover and aligned with the opening. The composite adhesive layer surrounds the inner edge of the front cover and is aligned with an edge portion of the display panel. The composite adhesive layer is attached on the edge portion of the display panel to fix the front cover on the display panel tightly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corporation, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsun-Hsiang Yang, Cheng-Hsuan Hsieh
  • Patent number: 9296933
    Abstract: Non-silicone, urethane-based adhesives are disclosed which are prepared by the polymerization of reactive oligomers with the general formula X-A-B-A-X, where X is an ethylenically unsaturated group B is a unit free of silicone, and A is a urethane linkage. The adhesives are optically clear, self wetting and removable. Adhesive articles, including optical adhesive articles, may be prepared using the disclosed non-silicone urethane-based adhesives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Audrey A. Sherman, Scott M. Tapio, James P. DiZio
  • Patent number: 9284475
    Abstract: Pressure sensitive adhesive composition and multilayer easy peel re-closable structures thereof, comprising a butene-1 (co)polymer (A) having a content of butene-1 derived units of 80 wt % or more; a flexural modulus (MEF) of 80 MPa or less; a melting temperature DSC (TmI) lower than 110° C., and optionally a tackifier (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Gianluca Musacchi, Inge Elisabeth Roucourt, Giampaolo Pellegatti, Johan De Clippeleir, Stefano Spataro
  • Patent number: 9260637
    Abstract: Crosslinked pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising at least one base polymer component obtainable by free-radical copolymerization of the following monomers: a) linear acrylic esters having 2 to 10 C atoms in the alkyl radical, b) branched, non-cyclic acrylic esters having a glass transition temperature Tg (based on the DSC measurement to DIN 53765) of not more than ?20° C., c) 8% to 15% by weight of acrylic acid, d) optionally up to 10% by weight of further copolymerizable monomers, characterized in that the ratio of the linear acrylic esters to the branched acrylic esters is in the range from 1:6 to 10:1 mass fractions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: tesa SE
    Inventors: Kai Ellringmann, Marco Kupsky
  • Patent number: 9260631
    Abstract: The invention relates to a double-sided adhesive tape, comprising a carrier layer and two exterior pressure-sensitive adhesive compound layers, wherein at least one of the pressure-sensitive adhesive compounds is the crosslinking product composed of a polymer compound which comprises at least the following components: A) a polymer component (component A) comprising 88 to 100 wt % of one or more polyacrylates (component A1) composed of at least: a) 1 to 15 wt %, relative to component A1, of one or more monomers having at least one ethylenically unsaturated bond, each being selected such that the glass transition temperatures TG of the corresponding homopolymers composed of the respective monomers are at least 0° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: TESA SE
    Inventors: Marc Husemann, Kai Ellringmann, Marco Kupsky, Claus Meyer
  • Patent number: 9250370
    Abstract: An adhesive composition for a polarizer plate, the adhesive composition including a (meth)acrylic copolymer and a polyisocyanate curing agent containing an isocyanurate structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Inventors: Yi Eun Kim, Woo Jin Jeong, Hae Ryong Chung
  • Patent number: 9233184
    Abstract: An adhesive preparation comprising a stretchable support and an adhesive layer laminated on at least one side of the support, wherein the stretchable support comprises a interlock woven fabric subjected to crimping processing, the adhesive layer contains 10% by mass or more of methyl salicylate with respect to the total mass of the layer, the whole adhesive preparation has moisture permeability of 1 to 350 g/m2·24 hr measured at a temperature of 40° C. and a relative humidity of 90%, and the methyl salicylate has a plasma AUC0-24 ranging from 3.0 to 60.0 ng·hr/mL in terms of a mean±standard deviation, and salicylic acid as a metabolite of the methyl salicylate has a plasma AUC0-24 ranging from 5000 to 13000 ng·hr/mL in terms of a mean±standard deviation, when the adhesive preparation is applied to a human skin for 8 hours such that an application amount of the adhesive layer applied is 50 to 300 g/m2 and a contact area is 280 cm2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Inventors: Kiyomi Tsuruda, Shinji Yamasoto, Kouki Shoho, Masaru Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 9226496
    Abstract: Disclosed is a biomimetic adhesive belonging to prevention and treatment of plant pest. The components and ratio of raw materials thereof are as follows: 25-50% of soft acrylic monomer, 1-5% of acrylic monomer, 0.1-0.3% of nonionic emulsifier, 0.1-0.8% of anionic emulsifier, 0.2-0.6% of catalyst, 0.1-0.3% of antiseptic, 0.02-0.05% of defoamer, and deionized water as remainder. Fluorescent substances or insect pheromones can also be added to said biomimetic adhesive. The biomimetic adhesive of the present invention has good effect of insect sticking without environmental impact, has long time effect, is safe, non-toxic and non-polluting, and can be sprayed directly onto the surface of plant branch and leaves using an ordinary sprayer due to its low viscosity at room temperature. It also has no adverse effects on photosynthesis and normal growth of plants. The preparation method of the biomimetic adhesive is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignees: Institute of Medicinal Plant Development The Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Foshan Sanshui Xianghai Adhesive Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Changqing Xu, Jun Chen, Liuying Yu
  • Patent number: 9227453
    Abstract: A flame-retardant laminate 10 having a substrate 11 and a print-image-receiving layer 12 stacked on the substrate 11, is characterized in that the substrate 11 has a flame resistance equivalent to VTM-0; and the print-image-receiving layer 12 contains a resin and titanium oxide and no halide; exhibits a percent mass retention of 50% or higher as determined at 600° C. through thermal mass analysis; and has a thickness of 10 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Inventors: Seitaro Yamaguchi, Kenji Harada, Yumiko Amino, Yoshitomo Ono
  • Patent number: 9221231
    Abstract: Disclosed is an acrylate based adhesive composition for optical use that includes: a copolymer prepared by polymerizing an alkyl (meth)acrylate (wherein the alkyl is a C16 to C22 linear alkyl group) in an amount of about 1 to about 10 parts by weight, an alkyl (meth)acrylate (wherein the alkyl is a C1 to C12 alkyl group) in an amount of about 70 to about 98 parts by weight, and a polar monomer in an amount of about 1 to about 20 parts by weight; and a cross-linking agent. The cross-linking agent is included in an amount of about 0.5 to 5 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignees: Samsung Display Co., Ltd., NITTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dong-Sun Lee, Sang-Hyun Lim, Dae-Guen Choi, Hak-Sun Kim, Shinichiro Kawahara, Minoru Nanchi, Keisuke Sako, Yuta Irie, Satoshi Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 9216477
    Abstract: Nebulizer ampoules are labelled by laser-marking or laser-engraving data on a film to produce a data film and affixing the film onto a nebulizer ampoule using a non-migratory adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Holitas Limited
    Inventors: Mark Gibson, Peter Ernest Tasko
  • Patent number: 9202799
    Abstract: A method includes filling a trench formed in a first integrated circuit carrier with temporary bonding material to form a temporary bonding layer. At least one chip is bonded over the temporary bonding layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactruing Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Wan-Yu Lee, Ying-Hao Kuo, Kuo-Chung Yee
  • Patent number: 9179545
    Abstract: Provided is a base material having a conductor pattern formed thereon, which is obtained by forming, at a high productivity on a base material, a conductor pattern having a lower surface resistivity and a higher conductivity than in the related art. A receiving layer 5 made of a cellulose acetate alkylate is formed on a surface of a base material 4. A conductor pattern 6 is formed by printing a conductive paste 3 in a predetermined pattern shape onto the surface of the receiving layer 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Inventor: Shin Kuwabara
  • Patent number: 9153830
    Abstract: Disclosed is a membrane for polymer electrolyte fuel cells, which is composed of a hydrocarbon anion-ex-change resin membrane wherein an anion-exchange group is covalently bonded to a hydrocarbon resin, and an adhesive layer formed on at least one side of the hydrocarbon anion-exchange resin membrane. The membrane for polymer electrolyte fuel cells is characterized in that the adhesive layer is made of an anion-exchange resin having a Young's modulus of 1-1000 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Sadasue, Kenji Fukuta, Yuki Watahiki, Hiroyuki Yanagi
  • Patent number: 9150774
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a cement composition for use in an oil or gas well, the cement composition comprises: cement; water; and a polymer, wherein the polymer: (i) comprises a monomer or monomers capable of forming a polyester; and (ii) is capable of providing a thickening time of at least 2 hours at a temperature of 400° F. (204.4° C.) and a pressure of greater than about 500 psi (3.4 MPa) for a test composition consisting essentially of: the cement; the water; and the polymer, and in the same proportions as in the cement composition. According to another embodiment, a method of cementing in a subterranean formation comprises: introducing the cement composition into the subterranean formation; and allowing the cement composition to set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Sevices, Inc.
    Inventors: B. Raghava Reddy, Drew Gaugler, Russel Fitzgerald
  • Patent number: 9114505
    Abstract: A sheet of sandpaper includes a backing layer having opposed first and second major sides, an adhesive make coat on the second major side, abrasive particles at least partially embedded in the make coat, thereby defining an abrasive surface, and an exposed fibrous non-slip layer on the first major side. Methods of making and using such sandpaper are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventor: John G. Petersen
  • Patent number: 9109141
    Abstract: Provided is a novel transparent adhesive sheet with which the cut edge is not sticky over time when a laminated body that has been bonded via the adhesive sheet is cut, which can be adhered without generating residual air bubbles, even when the surface of an adherend is uneven, and which can be adhered without foaming, even when the adherend is a material such as plastic that can generate outgas. Suggested is an adhesive sheet that has one or more layers of a first adhesive layer and one or more layer of a second adhesive layer that exhibit different viscoelastic behaviors, and has an integrated structure whereby these layers are laminated, with a dynamic shear storage modulus G? of 2×104 to 5×105 Pa for G?(20° C.) and 1×104 to 1×105 Pa for G?(150° C.) when measured with a 1 Hz frequency temperature dispersion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Inventor: Makoto Inenaga
  • Patent number: 9102438
    Abstract: A tabbed seal as well as a method of manufacture is provided for sealing containers such as bottles, jars and the like. The tabbed seal is formed with a lower sheet-like structure having a non-foam, heat-distributing layer thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Inventors: Robert William Thorstensen-Woll, Joseph Smelko
  • Patent number: 9085718
    Abstract: A luminescent end indicating tape comprising one or more base layers and an adhesive layer is disclosed. The one or more base layers provide support to the adhesive layer, whereas the adhesive layer comprises one or more fluorescent materials that convert at least a portion of incident electromagnetic radiation to a longer output wavelength. The adhesive layer redirects at least a portion of the longer output wavelength to at least an end of the tape, such that the end is illuminated with that of at least a portion of the longer output wavelength upon the tape being exposed to incident electromagnetic radiation. Further disclosed are methods of fabricating and using the luminescent end indicating tape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Inventors: Alan N. Schuler, Edward D. Kingsley, Cliff Parker
  • Patent number: 9081132
    Abstract: An adhesive film for a reflection sheet and a reflection sheet using the adhesive film is provided. The adhesive film comprises a plastic base film having a heat shrinkage of ?0.1 to 0.5% at 150° C. in machine and transverse directions; an adhesive layer formed on one side of the base film by applying an adhesive composition; and an anchor coating layer formed on the other side of the base film, opposite to the side on which the adhesive layer is formed. The adhesive film for a reflection sheet according to the present invention is manufactured by applying an adhesive composition on a plastic base film where heat shrinkage is controlled. Thus, the adhesive film has superior dimensional stability at a high temperature and excellent workability in a post process for laminating a reflection layer. Partial detachment does not occur when an adhesive layer is detached from an adherent, and stable physical properties can be achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: Toray Advanced Materials Korea Inc.
    Inventors: Sang Hoon Lee, Mun Bok Lee, Chang Ik Hwang, Sang Pil Kim
  • Patent number: 9075280
    Abstract: An electro-optic display comprises, in order, a backplane comprising a plurality of pixel electrodes; a layer of a solid electro-optic medium; a main adhesive layer; and at least one of a light-transmissive protective layer and a light-transmissive electrically-conductive layer. The electro-optic layer may be in direct contact with the backplane or separated therefrom by a thin auxiliary layer of adhesive. The main adhesive layer may be colored to provide a color filter array. An inverted front plane laminate useful in forming such a display comprises the same layers except that the backplane is replaced by a release sheet. The display combines good low temperature performance and good resolution at higher temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: E Ink Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas H. Whitesides, Richard J. Paolini, Jr., Michael D. Walls, Seungman Sohn, Michael D. McCreary, Guy M. Danner, Charles Howie Honeyman, Gregg M. Duthaler, Michael L. Steiner, John E. Ritter
  • Patent number: 9067390
    Abstract: A data carrier card, in particular a chip and/or magnetic strip card, has a card body comprising one or more films and a security thread integrated in the card body. The security thread, or at least a substrate of the security thread, is coextruded in the form of a thread strip in one of the films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Inventor: Josef Riedl
  • Patent number: 9051060
    Abstract: A curable flexible electromagnetic hazard resistance laminate, comprising a layer of electrically conductive metal material and thermosetting resin, wherein a first external face of the laminate comprises a releasable backing sheet in contact with resin, and a second external face of the laminate comprises resin, wherein the second external face has greater adhesiveness than the first external face with the backing sheet removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Hexcel Composites Limited
    Inventors: Emilie Fisset, John Ellis, Paul Mackenzie
  • Patent number: 9051059
    Abstract: A curable flexible electromagnetic hazard resistance laminate, comprising a layer of electrically conductive metal material and thermosetting resin, wherein an external face of the laminate comprises a releasable backing sheet in contact with resin, and the laminate further comprises a substantially non-reshapable sheet of solid material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Hexcel Composites Limited
    Inventors: Emilie Fisset, John Ellis, Paul Mackenzie
  • Publication number: 20150147555
    Abstract: A multilayer, mucoadhering patch, comprising a first, exposed layer of adhesive material including a polymer that is capable of adhering to a wet mucous surface in a human or other animal; and a second, exposed layer of nonadhesive material comprising casein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventor: Jeffrey T. Haley
  • Patent number: 9039683
    Abstract: A bone fixation system is provided. The bone fixation system may include a plate, one or more fasteners configured to attach the plate to a target anatomical location such as bone, and a surgical device that facilitates the attachment of the plate and the fasteners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Reto Nardini, Robert Frigg
  • Patent number: 9040068
    Abstract: A method of combating bed bugs and/or other insects in a locus containing or susceptible to presence of same, in which a DMSO-containing formulation is applied to the locus. Various pesticidal compositions are disclosed as useful for such purpose, including compositions in which DMSO is in combination with an alcohol and/or another pesticidal active agent. Compositions of the disclosure can be applied to a variety of loci, to effectively eradicate bed bugs for extended periods of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: ENSYSTEX INC.
    Inventor: David Nimocks
  • Patent number: 9034467
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a reticle chuck cleaner for cleaning a reticle chuck of an EUV exposure apparatus includes a substrate having a shape to be carried to the reticle chuck of the EUV exposure apparatus, and an adhesive formed on one of the main surfaces of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Inventors: Masamitsu Itoh, Katsuya Okumura, Taro Inada, Jun Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9028963
    Abstract: A pull-tab sealing member for a container providing a foamed polymer layer positioned within the sealing member for effective heat sealing to the container together with a lower laminate below a tab capable of tearing to provide a tamper evident structure below the tab.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Selig Sealing Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert William Thorstensen-Woll
  • Publication number: 20150118433
    Abstract: Methods and articles of manufacture are disclosed for easily changing the look and appearance of doors, windows, furniture, appliances and the like. The protection, refurbishing, and/or redecoration of items may be permanent or temporary, partial or complete. The disclosed laminates may be two or three dimensional and be self-adhesive or non-self-adhesive. In some embodiments both sides of the laminate may be self-adhesive. In other embodiments the laminates may be used as canvas to create permanent or removable art work.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventor: Shohreh Khorsandi
  • Publication number: 20150111017
    Abstract: There is provided a tape comprising a polypropylene backing having a thickness of at least 0.0254 mm and a synthetic rubber pressure sensitive adhesive having a thickness of at least 0.0229 mm, wherein the tape has a ratio of pressure sensitive adhesive to polypropylene backing thickness of at least 0.7:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Peter B. Hogerton, Jayshree Seth, Shujun J. Wang
  • Publication number: 20150111012
    Abstract: In a decorative sheet including a surface layer and an adhesion layer, the surface layer is a polyurethane layer obtained by crosslinking using a curing agent and coating and drying of a straight chain polyurethane resin having a specified molecular weight and acid value, the polyurethane resin being obtained by reaction of a diamine chain extender agent with a polyurethane prepolymer obtained by reaction of a polycarbonate diol having an alicyclic structure, an aliphatic diol having a carboxyl group, and 4,4?-cyclohexylmethandiisocyanate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Ken Egashira, Hiroshi Sakaguchi, Hiroki Wakamatsu, Tomotaka Araki
  • Publication number: 20150111031
    Abstract: A tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) copolymer film having a first endotherm between about 50° C. and about 300° C., a second endotherm between about 320° C. and about 350° C., and a third endotherm between about 350° C. and about 400° C. is provided. In exemplary embodiments, the third endotherm is approximately 380° C. In some embodiments, the second endotherm is between about 320° C. and about 330° C. or between about 330° C. and about 350° C. TFE copolymer films have a methane permeability less than about 20 ?g*micron/cm2/min. In addition, the dense articles have a void volume of less than about 20%. Methods for dense articles from core shell tetrafluoroethylene copolymers are also provided. The dense articles exhibit improved physical and mechanical properties such as adhesion and barrier properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Lawrence A. Ford, Michael E. Kennedy, Shaofeng Ran, Todd S. Sayler, Gregory J. Shafer
  • Patent number: 9012004
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a fluid tight tape for a perforable package or packet, which perforable package or packet is particularly suitable for containing under vacuum foodstuff to be thermally treated, comprising: a laminar body (2), made of elastically deformable material and resistant to relatively high temperatures, designed to be applied to the perforable package or packet suitable for containing the foodstuff to be thermally treated; a glue means (4) provided at one face of the laminar body (2) facing, in use, the package or packet, the glue means (4) being designed to make the laminar body (2) tightly adhere to the package or packet, the laminar body (2) having a bare area (5), lacking glue, at which a through opening (6) is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Plastar Pak S.R.L.
    Inventor: Claudio Rovelli
  • Patent number: 9012549
    Abstract: Provided are: an adhesive composition that is capable of providing an adhesive layer in which titanium-based nanoparticles are stably dispersed, an adhesive layer having more enhanced mechanical characteristics, excellent refractive index and excellent adhesive force, and an adhesive sheet or the like which uses the adhesive composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Akiko Tanaka, Yutaka Moroishi, Fumiko Nakano