Adhesive Outermost Layer Patents (Class 428/343)
  • Patent number: 8609515
    Abstract: A dicing die bonding film including a bonding layer; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer adjoining the bonding layer, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer having a storage modulus of about 400 to about 600 kPa at 25° C. and a peel strength of about 200 to about 350 mN/25 mm with respect to the bonding layer as measured according to KS-A-01107 standard.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Cheil Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Min Kyu Hwang, Ji Ho Kim, Ki Tae Song
  • Patent number: 8609236
    Abstract: An adhesive of the invention is used for polarizing plate to provide a transparent protective film on at least one side of a polarizer and comprises a resin solution comprising a polyvinyl alcohol-based resin, a crosslinking agent and a colloidal metal compound with an average particle size of 1 nm to 100 nm, wherein 200 parts by weight or less of the colloidal metal compound is added to 100 parts by weight of the polyvinyl alcohol-based resin. The adhesive for polarizing plate can reduce the occurrence of knicks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsurou Ikeda, Masakatsu Urairi, Akinobu Souma, Shigenori Morita, Chieko Kitaura, Junichi Fujisawa, Reiko Akari, Shigeki Kawabe, Masayuki Satake
  • Publication number: 20130330546
    Abstract: A heat-peelable adhesive sheet is provided which includes a thermally expansive pressure-sensitive adhesive layer that contains thermally expansive microspheres and the coloring agent and that is provided on one side or both sides of the substrate, or a thermally expansive pressure-sensitive adhesive layer that contains thermally expansive microspheres and is provided on one side or both sides of the substrate through a colored intermediate layer, and which has a total light transmittance of 50% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihito Takami, Daisuke Shimokawa, Akihisa Murata
  • Patent number: 8603628
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a turbine blade includes providing a multilayer polymeric film. The multilayer polymeric film includes a first layer including an acrylic-based adhesive, a second layer disposed over the first layer, and a third layer disposed over the second layer. The second layer includes a blend of an acrylic polymer and fluoropolymer. The third layer has at least a portion with a smooth surface. The third layer includes fluoropolymer. The method further includes laminating the multilayer polymeric film over at least a portion of a turbine blade work piece. The first layer contacts the turbine blade work piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Gaurav Verma, Vincent Garreau
  • Patent number: 8603629
    Abstract: A laminate tape that has a bottom layer of aggressive adhesive formulated to have sufficient adhesion to construction materials to as low as 20 degrees F. The adhesive is applied in a layer of about 2 to 5 mils. A second layer that is about 10 to 60 mils thick is made of rubberized asphalt, which provides self-sealing capabilities. In one embodiment, the first layer has strips of adhesive and sections of rubberized asphalt. The third layer is a film, which can be a thin, contiguous polymer, fabric or particulate. The laminate can be used where a strong adhesive is needed that will adhere to construction materials at or near 20 degrees Fahrenheit, while still retaining self-sealing characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: MFM Building Products Corporation
    Inventors: Robert S. Simpson, Michael L. Wright, Whitney J. Croft
  • Publication number: 20130323452
    Abstract: A self-adhering cover for temporarily and incrementally concealing a tattoo, while matching tone of skin of a user. The self-adhering cover includes a plurality of stacked layers. The plurality of stacked layers are for adhering to the skin of the user over the tattoo, and in so doing, temporarily and incrementally conceal the tattoo, while matching the tone of the skin of the user so as to allow the self-adhering cover to be relatively invisible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: Leonard Jay Wiessner, Niki Rene Wiessner, Richard Scott Sandmark, Robin Rene Sandmark
  • Publication number: 20130323520
    Abstract: A polymeric film assembly for application to at least one surface of an article comprises a polymeric film comprising an exterior surface, wherein the polymeric film comprises at least one clay in an anti-smudge effective amount, and wherein the polymeric film is essentially free of low surface energy components. A method for application of a polymeric film to at least one surface of an electronic device is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2012
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventor: James E. McGuire, JR.
  • Patent number: 8597751
    Abstract: The invention relates to a splittable adhesive tape (1) with a left-hand (l) and a right-hand (r) delimiting edge, wherein at least one of these two edges (l, r) is unstraight. The unstraight edge (l) has projections (V), which are rounded at their furthest projecting points (v).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: tesa SE
    Inventors: Kerstin Götz, Klaus Kleinhoff
  • Publication number: 20130316138
    Abstract: Provided is a protective sheet for glasses, which has excellent workability, visibility and transparency. A protective sheet for glasses, characterized by having a distinctness of image of 70% or more and an internal haze of 3.0% or less as measured in accordance with JIS K7136.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2012
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroko Ikenaga, Takeshi Igarashi, Toshitaka Suzuki, Akifumi Kido, Yuki Saitou
  • Publication number: 20130316112
    Abstract: The invention relates to a touch screen protector for a hand held electronic device having a front face that includes a touch screen portion and a non-functional band. The touch screen protector of the invention comprises a film having front and back sides, an outer perimeter that corresponds to that of the device, and a transparent window; an exposed adhesive or adhesive/spacer provided along the outer perimeter of the film surrounding the transparent window, and multiple dots arranged in a prescribed pitch and present on the back side of the film at a density which is sufficiently high to reduce interference patterns when the transparent window of the protector is pressed against the touch screen portion for operation of the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 28, 2013
    Applicant: AEVOE INTERNATIONAL LTD.
    Inventors: Michael Leonhard, Jonathan Lin, Steven Huang
  • Patent number: 8592035
    Abstract: To provide a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for a removable pressure-sensitive adhesive tape which can be, after attaching to an adherend, easily removed from the adherend by stretching the pressure-sensitive adhesive tape and does not cause adhesive transfer on the adherend or damage of the adherend. A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition comprises a cohesive component comprising a styrene-based block copolymer, and a basic component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Aizoh Sakurai, Eiji Mizuno
  • Patent number: 8590904
    Abstract: A seal comprising a high temperature silicone adhesive sealant layer; a first non-ceramic layer mounted to the silicone adhesive sealant layer; a first expanded metal layer mounted to the first non-ceramic layer; a first silicone cloth layer mounted to the first expanded metal layer; a metal reinforcement layer mounted to the first silicone cloth layer to provide structural integrity without the use of ceramic materials; a second expanded metal layer mounted to the metal reinforcement layer; a second non-ceramic layer mounted to the second expanded metal layer; a turbine mesh layer mounted to the second non-ceramic layer; a second silicone cloth layer mounted to the turbine mesh layer; a sealing castable applied over the second silicone cloth layer to provide a covering; and, a high temperature bonding adhesive disposed between each layer following the first non-ceramic layer to bind the layers together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Rush Brands, LLC
    Inventors: Jenifer G. Gelorme, Thomas J. Rush
  • Patent number: 8592033
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for battery, which includes a substrate and a pressure-sensitive adhesive applied on at least one surface of the substrate, in which the pressure-sensitive adhesive is applied on a part of the substrate, and in which either one of a portion at which the pressure-sensitive adhesive is applied and a portion at which the pressure-sensitive adhesive is not applied has a degree of haze of more than 15%, and the other one of said portions has a degree of haze of 15% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Tadashi Terashima, Mitsuru Kamitani, Masaaki Sato
  • Patent number: 8592034
    Abstract: An adhesive article is described that is debondable from substrates or adherends with the application of heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Joseph D. Rule, Kevin M. Lewandowski, Michael D. Determan
  • Publication number: 20130305526
    Abstract: A tape for fixing an electrode assembly and a method of manufacturing a battery are provided. The tape for fixing an electrode assembly can effectively fix an electrode assembly in a can by realizing a 3D shape by means of an electrolyte. Thus, the tape can be useful in preventing the electrode assembly from moving and rotating inside a can by external vibration or impact and also preventing damage of welded regions of a tab or disconnection of inner circuits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Jong Kim, Byungkyu Jung, Cha-Hun Ku
  • Patent number: 8586191
    Abstract: The field of the invention is that of articles adhesive to the skin for medical or paramedical use. The invention relates to an article adhesive to the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: Bluestar Silicones France
    Inventors: Gilles Lorentz, Francois Martin
  • Patent number: 8580367
    Abstract: An adhesive layer included in an adhesive-type optical film forms a portion located on the inside of a edge line of an optical film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Masayuki Satake, Masaaki Kawaguchi, Noboru Itano, Akiko Ogasawara, Osamu Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20130287986
    Abstract: Provided is one of labels 101, 120, 130 and 140, top layer materials formed on a printing medium 201, 246 and 266, information-bearing media 301, 330, 350 and 360, a solid fuel 401, and a wristband clip 510, having the function of absorbing carbon dioxide to which a new carbon dioxide absorbent is added. Provided are also carbon dioxide reduction methods of absorbing carbon dioxide by burning the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: Hiromi Yamamuro, Yoshihito Fujii, Masamitsu Nagahama, Shigeru Kido, Akira Sato, Masahiko Abe
  • Publication number: 20130283742
    Abstract: A seam-sealed filter in which the seam is sealed with a seam tape comprised of an expanded fluoropolymer, such as ePTFE and copolymers thereof, having a crosswise matrix modulus of greater than 1,950 psi and an enthalpy ratio of less than 0.6 is disclosed. Such seam-sealed filters are capable of undergoing greater than 50,000?pulse-jet or reverse air cleaning cycles without substantial cracking or peeling of the sealed seam. Accordingly, the seam-sealed filters in the form of bags are particularly suitable for use in reducing particulate emissions in cement baghouses and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: Rebecca Lynn Roehmer, Steve Emmett Minor, Scott Zero
  • Publication number: 20130284505
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an adhesive member for manufacturing a printed circuit board, a printed circuit board, and a method of manufacturing the same. The printed circuit board includes a base substrate, an insulating layer formed on the base substrate, a primer layer formed on the insulating layer, and a circuit layer formed on the primer layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: Kee Su JEON, Choon Keun LEE, Ji Hye SHIM
  • Patent number: 8568873
    Abstract: Provided are a pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates which can apply a polarizing plate on a liquid crystal cell with good adhesion and has the characteristic that a liquid crystal display device obtained therefrom is less liable to cause light leakage even under the environment of high temperature and high humidity and which has a removability and a polarizing plate with the above pressure-sensitive adhesive and a production process for the same. The pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates is prepared by irradiating a pressure-sensitive adhesive material comprising (A) an acrylic base polymer comprising a monomer having a carboxyl group in a monomer composition ratio of 0.5 mass % or less and (B) an active energy beam-curable compound with an active energy beam and it has a storage elastic modulus (G?) of 0.3 MPa or more at 23° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Lintec Corporation
    Inventors: Kentaro Kusama, Koichi Nagamoto, Mikihiro Kashio, Kazuhiro Kon, Motoyuki Hayakawa
  • Patent number: 8568863
    Abstract: A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Innovia Films Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Hugh Servante, Simon James Read
  • Patent number: 8568847
    Abstract: A label adapted for direct thermal printing on both sides thereof and having a sealable pouch is described. In one embodiment, the label comprises two substrates, each substrate being coated on an outer face with a thermally sensitive coating. The inner faces of the substrates are respectively coated with an adhesive and a release material. A configuration of die cuts and perforations on the two substrates is provided to allow the label to adhere to a surface such as a package and to form a sealable pouch with respect to said surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: NCR Corporation
    Inventors: Jody Brookshire, Erin Conaghan
  • Patent number: 8563119
    Abstract: A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Innovia Films Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Hugh Servante, Simon James Read
  • Patent number: 8563148
    Abstract: Subject: A process for producing a magnetic recording medium, having a magnetic recording layer and a protective layer on a substrate which is a non-magnetic support, wherein the medium is able to greatly inhibit migration of a lubricant from the protective layer to the surface of the metal pressing plate having a mirrored finish in a hot pressing step during production of the magnetic recording medium, while maintaining satisfactory scratch resistance, suitable adhesion with the magnetic recording layer and the protective layer, and excellent read and write properties of the magnetic recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Hayakawa, Daisuke Yano, Yoshikazu Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 8563117
    Abstract: Nano-scale or micro-scale adhesive structures comprising an array of nano-fabricated, pillars, the pillars having coated upon, or having disposed on a working surface thereof, a protein-mimetic, marine-adhesive coating. Methods of fabricating the nano-scale pillars, synthesis of the protein-mimetic coating or wet adhesive and application of the adhesive to the pillars are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Inventors: Phillip B. Messersmith, Haeshin H.L. Lee, Bruce P. Lee
  • Patent number: 8563122
    Abstract: A thermoplastic architectural composite laminate material can include a light transmissive skin, a thermoplastic backing, an adhesive layer and an ink image. The adhesive layer can be between the light transmissive skin and the thermoplastic backing. The ink image can be printed between the light transmissive skin and the thermoplastic backing such that the ink image is visible through the outer surface. The composite laminate materials can be designed with improved temperature fluctuation tolerance, long-term moisture resistance, and tensile and peel strength. Further, the ink image in conjunction with certain adhesives can be highly durable. Such ink images can have a convincing appearance of natural materials such as marble, granite, wood, and the like, including wet-out and depth appearance which can be tailored in appearance and colors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Design Imaging, LLC
    Inventors: Richard Roberts, Frank Roberts, Matt Wilson, Kris Roberts
  • Publication number: 20130269998
    Abstract: The described embodiment relates generally to the field of adhesives. More specifically the described embodiment allows a thin adhesive layer to have additional properties not otherwise available in a homogenous adhesive layer. By combining a variety of adhesive material types into a thin interlocked adhesive layer, properties such as multi-surface adhesion, electrical conductivity, and thermal conductivity can be achieved in a robust adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin J. POPE, Ashutosh Y. SHUKLA
  • Patent number: 8557378
    Abstract: Adhesive tapes, articles containing the adhesive tapes, methods of making the adhesive tapes, and uses of the adhesive tapes are described. The adhesive tape is stretch releasable and can be used to couple two substrates together. The adhesive tape can be removed easily to separate the two substrates for any reason. The adhesive tape includes a backing layer and at least one pressure-sensitive adhesive layer adjacent to the backing layer. The backing layer contains a first acrylic copolymer. Each pressure-sensitive adhesive layer contains a second acrylic copolymer plus inorganic particles that are dispersed or suspended in the second acrylic copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Michiko Yamanaka, Michael D. Determan, Albert I. Everaerts, Thu-Van T. Tran, Jayshree Seth
  • Patent number: 8557881
    Abstract: The invention relates to a wood composite material and to a method for making it. In accordance with the invention, the wood composite material is formed of adhesive laminate waste comprising adhesive material, glue and release material and having been arranged into chaff, the chaff being arranged into the wood composite material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: UPM-Kymmene Oyj
    Inventors: Liisa Lehtinen, Markku Koivisto, Jari Nisula
  • Patent number: 8557371
    Abstract: A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Innovia Films Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Hugh Servante, Simon James Read
  • Patent number: 8551606
    Abstract: A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Innovia Films Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Hugh Servante, Simon James Read
  • Patent number: 8551605
    Abstract: A primer-less coating composition for facestock comprises: a binder being a water-dispersible polymer; an ethylenically unsaturated compound which is aqueous-dispersible and miscible with or bonded to said water-dispersible polymer, wherein said ethylenically unsaturated compound is able to form a covalent bond with an ink; and a crosslinker, wherein said crosslinker is suitable for binding the coating to the facestock. The coating composition may be applied to a substrate to form a printable film. A printed film in accordance with the invention may be used in a label, for example for use on a container such as a bottle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Innovia Films Limited
    Inventors: Alastair Hugh Servante, Simon James Read
  • Patent number: 8551594
    Abstract: A sealing tape for sealing a joint has an elastically expanding foam strip of approximate rectangular cross section and a foil-type wrapping at least partially surrounding the foam strip. Foil wrapping holds the foam strip in a compressed state and comprises a tear-open tab extending in the longitudinal direction of the sealing tape for opening the wrapping to allow the foam strip to expand, and includes an adhesive tape located in the area of the bottom surface of the foam strip. The wrapping surrounds the two lateral surfaces and the top surface of the foam strip, has a first edge strip, which covers a first edge area of the bottom surface of the foam strip, and a second edge strip, which covers a second edge area of the bottom surface of the foam strip opposite the first edge area. The adhesive tape is bonded adhesively to the two edge strips and holds them in place but can be separated from them by pulling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: ISO-Chemie GmbH
    Inventor: Martin Deiss
  • Patent number: 8551593
    Abstract: A laminated product having a thickness that can be adjusted by chipping, and including alternating sheets and layers of an adhesive material in a stack, each sheet possessing an intrinsic resistance to tearing and each layer of adhesive material connecting adjacent sheets in the stack with a linking force which is weaker than the resistance of the sheets to tearing, enabling each sheet to be detached from the stack without tearing. The product includes a housing which is disposed inside the thickness of the stack, and an electronic identification element which is disposed in the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Inventor: Daniel André Gastel
  • Publication number: 20130260147
    Abstract: The prevent invention provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet which can prevent increase of the adhesion with the lapse of time, has low adhesion at the time of high speed peeling, and is excellent in removability and workability. The pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet has a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer formed using a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition on one or both surfaces of a supporting film and is characterized in that the adhesion ratio (B/A) of the adhesion (A) at a peeling speed of 30 m/min after 30 minute-bonding of the pressure-sensitive adhesive surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer to a TAC surface at 23° C. and the adhesion (B) at a peeling speed of 30 m/min after one day-bonding of the pressure-sensitive adhesive surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer to a TAC surface at 50° C. is in a range of 0.5 to 1.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichi Kataoka, Natsuki Ukei, Tatsumi Amano, Kenjiro Niimi
  • Publication number: 20130260148
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet having an adequate adhesion so as not to cause blistering and peeling with the lapse of time and is excellent in re-peeling property and workability. The pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet having a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer formed using a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition on one or both surfaces of a supporting film, in which the shift length after 30 minutes from a creep test carried out at 23° C. and a shearing load of 500 g by bonding an adhesive area of 200 mm2 of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer to a TAC polarizing plate is 2.5 mm or less, and the adhesion at a peeling rate of 0.3 m/min after 30 minute-bonding of a pressure-sensitive adhesive surface of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer to a TAC surface at 23° C. is 0.3 N/25 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichi Kataoka, Natsuki Ukei, Tatsumi Amano, Kenjiro Niimi
  • Patent number: 8545971
    Abstract: A multi-component article comprising a first component comprising a biodegradable polymer, and a second component comprising a polyolefin and a reactive modifier. A method of preparing a multi-layer film comprising coextruding first and second film layers, wherein the first layer comprises a polylactic acid and the second layer comprises a polyolefin and an epoxy-functionalized polyolefin. A method of preparing a multi-component fiber comprising coextruding a core component and a sheath component, wherein the core component comprises a polyolefin and an epoxy-functionalized polyolefin and the sheath component comprises a polylactic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, Tim J. Coffy, Michel Daumerie
  • Patent number: 8545978
    Abstract: To provide a composite film having low-temperature flexibility. The composite film including an acrylic polymer and a urethane polymer, in which the acrylic polymer includes an acryl component containing at least an acrylic acid-based monomer and a monofunctional acrylic monomer whose homopolymer has a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 273 K or more; the content of said acrylic acid-based monomer in said composite film is from 0.5 to 15 wt %; the glass transition temperature (Tg ac) of the acrylic polymer is 273 K or more; the glass transition temperature (Tg ur) of the urethane polymer is 273 K or less; and the glass transition temperature (Tg) of the composite film is 269 K or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Hidenori Suzuki, Masanori Uesugi, Makoto Kai, Mitsuyoshi Shirai
  • Patent number: 8545737
    Abstract: Disclosed are a cellulose acetate film characterized by comprising cellulose acetate that has a degree of acetylation of 51.0-56.0% and a compound represented by Formula (1) and having a total average degree of substitution of 6.1-6.9, a polarizing plate capable of maintaining excellent visibility, and a liquid crystal display device having excellent visibility and viewing angle characteristics. (In Formula (1), R1 to R8 may be the same or different and each represents an (un)substituted alkylcarbonyl or an (un)substituted aryl carbonyl).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.
    Inventor: Yuki Kaneko
  • Patent number: 8545974
    Abstract: An electromagnetic interference shield generally includes a resilient core member and an electrically conductive layer. An adhesive bonds the electrically conductive layer to the resilient core member. The adhesive can include halogen-free flame retardant. The electrically conductive layer can be provided with halogen-free flame retardant and/or a corrosion inhibitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Laird Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Larry D Creasy, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8545979
    Abstract: A wafer-processing tape, which has an adhesive layer and a removable adhesive layer formed on a surface of a base film, and which has an area where B>A, and an area where A>B, in which a peeling force between the base film and the adhesive layer is designated as A, and peeling forces between a target to be bonded and the adhesive layer and between a target to be bonded and the removable adhesive layer are designated as B, wherein the adhesive layer is transferred onto the chip side during pickup in the area where B>A, and the removable adhesive layer is not transferred onto the target to be bonded in the area where A>B during peeling off the tape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: The Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Kita, Yasumasa Morishima, Shinichi Ishiwata
  • Publication number: 20130251944
    Abstract: An activatable adhesive that is formulated to readily absorb energy from a given radiation source, an activatable adhesive label that incorporates such an activatable adhesive, a system for activating such labels, and related methods and uses are described. The activatable adhesive includes a plasticizer, a tackifier, and an adhesive base polymer that includes butyl acrylate, styrene, methyl methacrylate, methacrylic acid, and acrylic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: Avery Dennison Corporation
    Inventors: Kourosh KIAN, Souphong LEE, Dong-Tsai HSEIH, David N. EDWARDS, Johannes LENKL, Rishikesh K. BHARADWAJ, Prakash MALLYA, Kai LI
  • Publication number: 20130251987
    Abstract: Provided is a member which is excellent in transparency and flexibility, and can impart a resistance to cigarette burns to various adherends by being attached to the various adherends. Specifically provided is a polymer member with a resistance to cigarette burns, including a polymer layer, in which: the polymer layer contains a layered inorganic compound (f) in a polymer (X); and the polymer (X) contains a cross-linked polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Sugino, Kunio Nagasaki, Kohei Doi, Takafumi Hida, Yusuke Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20130251971
    Abstract: The present invention provides a surface protecting film which can suppress rainbow unevenness attributed to itself, makes appearance inspection smooth, and is excellent in workability at the time of inspection of an optical member by a Crossed Nicols method by employing a surface protecting film having a specified degree of orientation in a specified width direction. The surface protecting film of the present invention has a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on at least one surface of a substrate, the substrate is a polyester film and polyester film has a degree of orientation in the width direction of 1.5 m in a range of 75 to 90°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichi KATAOKA, Hiromoto HARUTA, Tatsumi AMANO
  • Patent number: 8541087
    Abstract: A sheet (1) for manufacturing an optical disc which includes a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (11), having a peak temperature of a loss tangent not higher than ?10° C. and a polar component (?Ps) of the surface energy not smaller than 2.0 mJ/m2, and a protective sheet (12), is laminated on a data recording layer (3) (a laminate formed of a reflecting layer (31), a dielectric layer (32), a phase change layer (33) and a dielectric layer (32?)) that is formed on an optical disc substrate (2). The sheet for manufacturing an optical disk (1) allows obtaining an optical recording medium that is provided with the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (11) that has high adhesion to the data recording layer (3) and does not peel readily off adjacent layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Lintec Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Taya, Masaharu Ito, Takashi Morioka
  • Publication number: 20130240763
    Abstract: Shields that attenuate ionizing radiation (e.g., x-rays, gamma rays, etc.) include outer layers that minimize soiling. Removable shells that minimize soiling of shields for attenuating ionizing radiation are also disclosed. The soil-minimizing outer layers and shells may be formed from materials that resist soiling, that counteract soiling, or from which soiling may be readily removed. Methods for minimizing soiling of radio-opaque shields are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: BloXr Corporation
    Inventors: Ashok C. Khandkar, Prataprai Chowdhary, Christin Choma
  • Publication number: 20130244377
    Abstract: The present invention provides a heat-resistant pressure-sensitive adhesive tape for the production of a semiconductor device, which includes a base material layer having a glass transition temperature exceeding 180° C., and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer having an elastic modulus at 180° C. of 1.0×105 Pa or more, which is formed on one side or both sides of the base material layer. The heat-resistant pressure-sensitive adhesive tape of the present invention can be used for temporarily fixing a chip in a production method of a substrateless semiconductor package which does not use a metal frame (for example, a production method of WLP).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yukio ARIMITSU
  • Patent number: 8535786
    Abstract: Represented and described is a sheet having at least one fastening section for the bonding of the sheet to a substrate or for bonding to a further sheet. In accordance with the invention the fastening section is coated partially with an adhesive and has at least two bonding regions formed by the adhesive coating, and adjacent bonding regions are separated from one another at least partly by at least one adhesive-free region of the fastening section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignee: Ewald Dorken AG
    Inventors: Jörn Schröer, Gilles Schwaab
  • Patent number: 8533885
    Abstract: A cleaning device includes a support and a cleaning arm partly embedded in the support. The cleaning arm includes a flexible polymer matrix and a carbon nanotube film structure at least partly embedded into the flexible polymer matrix. The carbon nanotube film structure includes a number of carbon nanotubes combined by van der Waals attractive force therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignees: Tsinghua University, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Lu-Zhuo Chen, Chang-Hong Liu, Shou-Shan Fan