Polymer Or Resin Containing (i.e., Natural Or Synthetic) Patents (Class 428/35.7)
  • Patent number: 11492575
    Abstract: Multicompartment water-soluble unit dose articles and methods of making them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Luca Vitiello, Florence Catherine Courchay, Robby Renilde Francois Keuleers, Miguel Brandt Sanz, Regine Labeque
  • Patent number: 11472928
    Abstract: The invention pertains generally to a polymer composition comprising a certain secondary polymeric polyphosphite anti-oxidant, that can also act as a polymer processing aid alone or in combination with another polymer processing aid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Inventors: Michael R Jakupca, Jacob M. Lance, John T. Regula
  • Patent number: 11452593
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for the manufacture of a breast prosthesis, comprising: providing and superimposing inner and outer plastic foils; welding together the plastic foils to form the circumferential welding seam, thereby leaving a gap to form a filling channel connecting the inner space to an outside; filling the inner space with a fluid curable mass, which is a precursor of the filler material, by injecting the fluid curable mass into the inner space through the filling channel; and curing the fluid curable mass inside the inner space to form the filler material; wherein the filling channel is provided with a check valve to prevent fluid curable mass from entering the filling channel after injection. The invention additionally proposes a breast prosthesis made by such method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Amoena Medizin-Orthopädie-Technik GmbH
    Inventor: Helmut Wild
  • Patent number: 11427663
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin compositions, and multilayer structure comprising the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer resin compositions with uniform thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chih Chieh Liang, Wen Hsin Lin
  • Patent number: 11421105
    Abstract: A use of a low specific gravity PET composite material that is suitable for manufacturing a tableware article by injection molding is provided. The tableware article provides a balance between aesthetic appearance and food safety and can be used in place of melamine tableware. The low specific gravity PET composite material includes 66.5-96.3 wt % of PET, 0-20 wt % of PBT, 3-10 wt % of an inorganic filler, 0.1-0.5 wt % of an antioxidant, 0.1-1 wt % of a processing aid, and 0.5-2 wt % of a nucleating agent, and the total amount of all components is 100 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: NAN YA PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Te-Chao Liao, Han-Ching Hsu, Kai-Chih Lei, Chun-Lai Chen
  • Patent number: 11400635
    Abstract: Blow molded articles having a predetermined feature incorporated into the wall provided by variations in the thickness of the wall of the article corresponding to a predetermined pattern etched into the perform from which the article was formed. Also, etched performs for making blow molded articles and methods for making such performs and articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nicole Ashley Rizzo, Andrew Joseph Horton, Joseph Craig Lester, Philip Andrew Sawin
  • Patent number: 11401092
    Abstract: A resin-coated metal sheet for a container, the metal sheet including: a first resin coat layer provided on a first surface of the metal sheet; a second resin coat layer provided on a second surface of the metal sheet, wherein each of the first and the second resin coat layers is composed mainly of a polyester resin having a melting point of 230° C. to 254° C., and the first resin coat layer, in a state that the resin coat layers coat the metal sheet, is formed of a resin material having: an arithmetic average roughness (Ra) of 0.10 ?m to 1.0 ?m; a crystallization temperature of 110° C. to 160° C.; and a water contact angle of 55 degrees to 80 degrees in a state that the resin coat layers have been heated at 240° C. for 90 seconds after the resin coat layers coat the metal sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Kitagawa, Tomonari Hiraguchi, Norihiko Nakamura, Hayato Saito, Yasuhide Oshima, Katsumi Kojima
  • Patent number: 11384184
    Abstract: A melt-formable ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition contains: (A) an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer; (B) an alkali metal compound; and (C) an iron compound; wherein the weight ratio of the alkali metal compound (B) to the iron compound (C) on a metal basis is 10 to 100,000. The viscosity of the melt-formable ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition decreases with time during melt forming, rendering it excellent in long-run formability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Takeshita, Takuya Nakajima, Daichi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 11383497
    Abstract: There is provided a co-injection-molded multilayer structure having a barrier layer and outer layers laminated on both sides of the barrier layer, wherein the barrier layer is made of a resin composition comprising an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (A) and an alkali metal salt (B) of a higher fatty acid having a melting point of 250° C. or lower; a content of the alkali metal salt (B) in the barrier layer is 50 to 1500 ppm in terms of metal atoms; and the outer layers are made of a resin composition comprising an unmodified polypropylene (E) and a maleic anhydride-modified polypropylene (F) having a lower melt viscosity than that of the unmodified polypropylene (E). Although it has no adhesive layers, the co-injection-molded multilayer structure exhibits excellent adhesiveness between the barrier layer made of an EVOH resin composition and the outer layer made of a polypropylene resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Edgard Chow, Gene Medlock, Wataru Hirose
  • Patent number: 11359065
    Abstract: A method for the direct fluorination of plastics and articles made from plastics is presented. The novel method includes ensuring extremely low oxygen and moisture content in the chamber before the primary fluorination step, ramping the fluorine concentration during the fluorination step, and providing a quenching step for improved shelf-life. Containers processed by the novel method demonstrate a marked improvement in barrier properties for organic solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Inhance Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Zhenshuo Liu, Subramanian Iyer
  • Patent number: 11345589
    Abstract: A microelectronic device package includes a host material and a gettering material. The microelectronic device package also includes a polymeric component between the host material and the gettering material. The polymeric component substantially encapsulates the gettering material. The microelectronic device package further includes a fluorochemical lubricant. The polymeric component serves to prevent a reaction between the fluorochemical lubricant and the gettering material. Alternatively, the fluorochemical lubricant may be encapsulated by a polymeric component and may be released upon an increase in temperature during or after a packaging step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Simon Joshua Jacobs
  • Patent number: 11338492
    Abstract: Method for making blow molded articles having a predetermined feature incorporated into the wall provided by variations in the thickness of the wall of the article corresponding to a predetermined pattern etched into the preform from which the article was formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nicole Ashley Rizzo, Andrew Joseph Horton, Joseph Craig Lester, Philip Andrew Sawin
  • Patent number: 11326279
    Abstract: An antibacterial yarn that includes a core yarn including a functional polymer that generates a charge by external energy and a first sheath yarn higher in hygroscopicity than the core yarn, the first sheath yarn covering at least a part of a periphery of the core yarn across an axial direction of the core yarn.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Takumi, Takafumi Inoue, Daiji Tamakura
  • Patent number: 11325287
    Abstract: A shaping material contains a crystalline alicyclic structure-containing resin. More specifically, the crystalline alicyclic structure-containing resin in the shaping material has a melting point of 200° C. or higher, and content of chlorobenzene-soluble components in the shaping material is 1,000 ppm or less as an o-dichlorobenzene-equivalent value based on gas chromatography analysis with o-dichlorobenzene as a standard substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinsuke Miyazawa, Satoshi Yamada, Ayako Kato, Eito Ariura
  • Patent number: 11318684
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a cushioning article comprises wrapping a polymeric sheet around a support so that the polymeric sheet surrounds a perimeter of the support. A first portion of the polymeric sheet adjacent a first side edge of the polymeric sheet overlaps and is stacked on a second portion of the polymeric sheet adjacent a second side edge of the polymeric sheet. The first portion is welded to the second portion at a first weld disposed between the first side edge and the second side edge while the polymeric sheet is wrapped around the support so that the polymeric sheet forms an open-ended sheath with a top wall, a bottom wall, a first side wall and a second side wall with the first weld disposed at only one of the top wall and the bottom wall. A cushioning article manufactured according to the method is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Stuart C. Forstrom, David M. Forland
  • Patent number: 11318685
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method for forming a structural member may include providing a sheet of structural material and compression molding an in-mold decoration film to a side of the sheet of structural material. In accordance with these and other embodiments of the present disclosure, a method for forming a structural member may include providing a sheet of structural material and adhesively bonding a chassis attachment frame to the sheet of structural material, the chassis attachment frame having one or more attachment features for mechanically coupling the structural member to other one or more other components. In accordance with these and other embodiments of the present disclosure, a method for forming a structural member may include providing a sheet of structural material and molding a chassis attachment frame comprising sheet molding compound to the structural material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Nicholas D. Abbatiello, Chuan Beng Sim, Xin Hua Tian
  • Patent number: 11312120
    Abstract: A multilayer shrink film comprising at least one core layer positioned between a first skin layer and a second skin layer, wherein the multilayer shrink film comprising an ethylene/alpha-olefin interpolymer composition and a low density polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Kaustubh Gupte, Edward L. Lee, Marlos Giuntini De Oliveira, Rajen M. Patel, Guillermo A. Raimondi, Prajwal Shah, Maximiliano Zanetti
  • Patent number: 11286381
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a curable composition comprising from 70 to 99% by dry weight based on total dry weight of the curable composition, an acrylic emulsion component, and from 1 to 30% by dry weight based on the total dry weight of the curable composition, a polyolefin emulsion component prepared by emulsifying a polycarboxylic-compound functionalized polyolefin starting material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Yin Xue, Zhaohui Qu
  • Patent number: 11279063
    Abstract: Provided is a method of preparing a biodegradable film, which comprises the steps of coating a soluble supporting solution on a substrate, coating a prepolymer solution, pre-drying, crosslinking, and separating. With the technical means, the method can separate the biodegradable film from the substrate smoothly, thereby ensuring the film integrity of the produced biodegradable film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Erh-Yeh Tsou, Ta-Jo Liu, Jane Wang
  • Patent number: 11273592
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a process for forming a biaxially oriented film. The process includes first selecting a polyolefin resin wherein said polyolefin resin comprises a linear low density polyethylene resin characterized by having from 9 to 35 weight percent of the total weight of linear low density polyethylene resin eluting from a CEF at a temperature greater than 97.0° C.; and further characterized by having a CDR of from 33 to 80 and a Mw Ratio of from 0.15 to 0.45. Next a film is formed from the polyolefin resin selected in the first step. Finally the film formed in the second step is oriented in a sequential manner. The films produced by this process are characterized by having an ultimate elongation at least 1.5 times greater in the MD as compared to the CD and the 2% secant modulus is a least 1.25 times greater in the CD as compared to the MD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Xiao Bing Yun, Rongjuan Cong, Jianping Pan, Teresa P. Karjala
  • Patent number: 11267173
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a plastic glazing of a tailgate of a vehicle, the method comprising: injecting a first material into a molding apparatus to form a first component of the plastic glazing, wherein the first component comprises a panel of the plastic glazing; injecting a second material into the molding apparatus to form a second component of the plastic glazing, wherein the second component combines with at least the first component, wherein at least a portion of the first component and the second component comprises a transparent cover of a molded light assembly; and injecting a third material into the molding apparatus to form a third component, wherein the third component combines with at least the first component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Geert Jan Schellekens, Matteo Terragni
  • Patent number: 11260417
    Abstract: A preform coating device is provided with: a rotational holding part that horizontally holds a preform and rotates the preform about the axis of the preform, and that grasps a spout of the preform; a conveyance part that conveys the preform by moving the rotational holding part; a dispenser that discharges a coating liquid toward the preform; a preform support part that supports the bottom-side end of the cylindrical barrel of the preform while the dispenser is discharging the coating liquid; and a spout support part that supports the outer circumferential surface of the spout of the preform while the dispenser is discharging the coating liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Suntory Holdings Limited
    Inventors: Masanori Nishiyama, Ichiro Tomari, Ryo Yamane
  • Patent number: 11256132
    Abstract: A color conversion film having: a substrate film; and a color conversion functional layer including a solid phase change material; and a backlight unit and a display apparatus including the color conversion film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Yong Min, Dong Mok Shin, Nari Kim, Ji Ho Kim, Hye Mi Oh
  • Patent number: 11254462
    Abstract: Method of making a blow molded article from a preform including: a) providing a preform of a thermoplastic material having a plurality of effect structures each having an effect surface having a normal with an orientation, the preform having a body with one or more walls and an opening, wherein at least a portion of the one or more walls of the preform has a three-dimensional pattern of cavities and/or protrusions thereon; and b) blow molding the preform to form a blow molded article, wherein the step of blow molding the preform changes the orientation of the normal of at least some of the effect surfaces of the effect structures to create a visual effect in at least one wall of the blow molded article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nicole Ashley Rizzo, Joseph Henry Nurre, Marc Andrew Mamak, Joseph Craig Lester
  • Patent number: 11240614
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of sealing a module (14) in a hearing device housing. The method comprises the steps of preparing the module (14) and the hearing device housing, and applying a sealing material (28) into a space, said space being formed between the module (14) and the hearing device housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Sonova AG
    Inventors: Natasha Thumm, Christian Frei, Matthias Stadler, André Lucien Ochsenbein, Tobias Balmer, Fiona Pacifico
  • Patent number: 11230418
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a food container with a reduced amount of elution of hazardous substances. As the food container according to the present invention has a structure in which a foamed layer and a PETG resin layer are laminated, compressive strength is improved and moldability is excellent, so that the food container may be provided in various sizes and shapes. Moreover, the present invention has a harmless effect to a human body due to a remarkably low amount of elution of hazardous substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Huvis Corporation
    Inventors: Mee Huh, Kwang Hee Lee, Woo Jin Kim, Seung Jun Lee, Sang-hun Ha
  • Patent number: 11230796
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a resin material that has the following surface concentration of impurities is consistently used in production of polycrystalline silicon. Values obtained from quantitative analysis by ICP-mass spectrometry using a 1 wt % nitric acid aqueous solution as an extraction liquid are: a phosphorous (P) concentration of 50 pptw or less; an arsenic (As) concentration of 2 pptw or less; a boron (B) concentration of 20 pptw or less; an aluminum (Al) concentration of 10 pptw or less; a total concentration of 6 elements of iron (Fe), chromium (Cr), nickel (Ni), copper (Cu), sodium (Na), and zinc (Zn) of 80 pptw or less; a total concentration of 10 elements of lithium (Li), potassium (K), calcium (Ca), titanium (Ti), manganese (Mn), cobalt (Co), molybdenum (Mo), tin (Sn), tungsten (W), and lead (Pb) of 100 pptw or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuichi Miyao, Shigeyoshi Netsu, Kazunori Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11225568
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyethylene copolymer which has excellent processability and long-term durability, and thus is useful for hollow molding of a pipe or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Inventors: Jongsang Park, Ki Soo Lee, Eun Kyoung Song, Daesik Hong, Ye Jin Lee, Joongsoo Kim, Eunyoung Shin, Youngsuk You, Jinyoung Kwak
  • Patent number: 11215778
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to structures and designs that allow gels to be used to conform freely to optical cables while simultaneously minimizing the displacement of the gel due to deformation forces acting on the gel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: CommScope Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Matthew P. Galla
  • Patent number: 11185884
    Abstract: The present invention provides a preform coating device (5) provided with: a rotating and holding part (9) that holds a preform (1) in a horizontal direction, and rotates the preform (1) about an axis (A) of the preform (1); and a dispenser (6) that has a slot (62) and discharges a coating liquid in a plane form from the slot (62) to the preform (1), wherein the discharge direction of the coating liquid is the direction of the normal to an outer peripheral surface of the preform (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Ichiro Tomari, Ryo Yamane, Hideyuki Suzuki, Masanori Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 11179866
    Abstract: A parison separation device (30) according to an embodiment includes a cutter (31) with a cutting edge (35), the cutting edge (35) extending in a one direction and facing upward, and a block (33), the cutter being attached to an upper part of the block (33), inclined surfaces (37) being formed on both sides of the block (33) in a thickness direction of the cutting edge (35), each of the inclined surfaces (37) including a component that is inclined increasingly downward as it gets closer to one direction side end, in which the parison separation device (30) is disposed on a discharging direction side of a discharging port of a parison and configured to cut the parison discharged from the discharging port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masanosuke Ikegaya, Yuji Hisatomi, Shoji Abe, Toshiaki Shinmoto
  • Patent number: 11161973
    Abstract: A resin composition contains: (A) an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer; (B) a styrene thermoplastic elastomer; and (C) a sorbic acid ester; wherein the sorbic acid ester (C) is present in an amount of 0.00001 to 10 ppm based on the weight of the resin composition. The resin composition is resistant to coloration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro Usui, Minako Ikeshita
  • Patent number: 11161971
    Abstract: A resin composition contains: (A) an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer; (B) a polyamide resin; and (C) a sorbic acid ester; wherein the sorbic acid ester (C) is present in an amount of 0.00001 to 10 ppm based on the weight of the resin composition. The resin composition is less susceptible to coloration and melt viscosity increase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro Usui, Minako Ikeshita
  • Patent number: 11123900
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method may comprise heating a composite material into a viscous form, wherein the composite material comprises a thermoplastic and a plurality of reinforcement fibers, wherein the plurality of reinforcement fibers is randomly arranged within the thermoplastic. The method may further comprise extruding a plurality of strands of the composite material, wherein extruding the plurality of strands causes the plurality of reinforcement fibers within each strand to align. The method may further comprise arranging the plurality of strands of the composite material to form a mold tool, wherein the mold tool is configured to mold a composite structure at a heated temperature, and wherein the mold tool comprises an anisotropic thermal expansion property, wherein the anisotropic thermal expansion property is based on an orientation of the plurality of reinforcement fibers within the mold tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Carlson
  • Patent number: 11110640
    Abstract: A method of forming a container, the method comprising the steps of: providing an injection moulded preform composed of a biaxially-orientable thermoplastic material, the preform being substantially planar and having a peripheral edge and a central portion; clamping at least a portion of the peripheral edge of the preform in a frame; heating the preform; stretch blow moulding the heated preform, clamped with the frame, within a mould cavity defined by a first female mould to form an intermediate article having a bottom wall and an annular sidewall beneath an upper edge clamped within the frame, the stretch blow moulding step using a stretch rod to engage an inner side of at least the central portion of the preform and axially to stretch at least a part of the central portion of the preform prior to blowing a pressurized gas against the inner side which urges the opposite side of the preform radially outwardly against the mould; and shrinking the intermediate article, clamped with the frame, onto a second male
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Gr8 Engineering Limited
    Inventor: Peter Reginald Clarke
  • Patent number: 11104795
    Abstract: A composition comprises polyalkylene terephthalate and terpolymer of alkylene diol, isophthalic acid and terephthalic acid, and polyalkylene terephthalate reinforcing fiber. The composition may be used to form an article, alone or with other thermoplastic material, at lower processing temperature, with higher melt flowability. The article formed is characterized with lower warpage and improved mechanical properties. The article may be useful for automotive, electrical, household, construction, and industrial applications. A method of preparing such thermoplastic polyester is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Zhenguo Liu, Dai Watanabe, Hui Wang, Simon Kniesel
  • Patent number: 11078063
    Abstract: A device for the integrated production and filling of containers and a method for cleaning and/or disinfecting at least the mold of at least one molding and filling station of the device. During a cleaning and/or disinfecting operation of the device, at least the inside of the mold is cleaned and/or disinfected with at least one cleaning and/or disinfecting agent by at least one cleaning element. During the cleaning and/or disinfecting operation, the at least one mold is opened and closed at least once, preferably many times and/or the plunger is moved at least once, preferably many times, between its initial position and end position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignees: KHS GmbH, KHS Corpoplast GmbH
    Inventors: Alfred Drenguis, Dieter Klatt
  • Patent number: 11041091
    Abstract: A cable includes a sheath, and a coating film covering a circumference of the sheath, the coating film adhering to the sheath. The coating film is formed from a rubber composition including a rubber component and fine particles. A static friction coefficient on a surface of the coating film is 0.5 or less. When the coating film is subjected to a testing such that a long fiber non-woven fabric including cotton linters including an alcohol for disinfection with a length of 50 mm along a wiping direction is brought contiguous to the surface of the coating film at a shearing stress of 2×10?3 MPa to 4×10?3 MPa, followed by wiping off the surface of the coating film at a speed of 80 times/min to 120 times/min and 20,000 repetitions thereof for a wiping direction length of 150 mm, a difference (an absolute value of a difference) between the static friction coefficients of the coating film before and after the testing is not greater than 0.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Seiichi Kashimura, Masamichi Kishi, Naoto Teraki, Takanobu Watanabe, Yuriko Kiyokane
  • Patent number: 11034236
    Abstract: The present invention proposes a fuel tank comprising at least two shells weldable together, each of said at least two shells is made of a polymer composition comprising at least 45% by weight of at least one aromatic polyamide and at least 10% by weight of at least one aliphatic polyamide relative to the total weight of the polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Plastic Omnium Advanced Innovation and Research
    Inventors: Laurent Duez, Pierre De Keyzer
  • Patent number: 11027533
    Abstract: A method for producing a laminated body including a base material and a coating layer laminated on the base material, includes: applying a coating liquid containing cellulose nanofibers onto the base material composed of at least acid-resistant paper, thereby forming the coating layer. In addition, an average fiber diameter of the cellulose nanofibers is 2 nm or more and 2000 nm or less, a content of the cellulose nanofibers in the coating liquid is 10 mass % or more of solid contents of the coating liquid, and a coating amount of the coating layer is 0.2 g/m2 or more in dry mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akiko Saiki, Kosuke Shimizu
  • Patent number: 11014280
    Abstract: A preform is disclosed for producing a plastic container. The production of the preform as well as a plastic container that is produced from the preform and its production are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: ALPLA WERKE ALWIN LEHNER GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Robert Siegl
  • Patent number: 10995211
    Abstract: An oxygen-absorbing resin composition containing an ethylene terephthalate type polyester resin and an organic oxygen absorber and, further, containing cobalt in an amount of 5 to 50 ppm and titanium in an amount of 1 to 15 ppm calculated as elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: TOYO SEIKAN GROUP HOLDINGS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Sawa, Toshiki Yamada, Yukiko Hirayama, Kanna Muramatsu
  • Patent number: 10994059
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to anti-fouling and/or anti-thrombotic medical devices, methods for reducing fouling and/or thrombosis associated with medical devices, and methods for coating substrates to reduce fouling and/or thrombosis. Certain embodiments of the present disclosure provide an anti-fouling and/or anti-thrombotic medical device comprising a metallic substrate comprising a hyperbranched polyglycerol coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: TEKCYTE PTY LTD
    Inventors: Eli Moore, Nicolas Hans Voelcker, Claudine Sharon Bonder
  • Patent number: 10991611
    Abstract: A wafer processing laminate comprising a support, a temporary adhesive material layer laminated on the support, and a wafer stacked on the temporary adhesive material layer, the wafer having a front surface on which a circuit is formed and a back surface to be processed, the temporary adhesive material layer comprising a first temporary adhesive layer composed of a thermoplastic resin layer (A) laminated on the front surface of the wafer and a second temporary adhesive layer composed of a thermosetting resin layer (B) laminated on the first temporary adhesive layer, the thermoplastic resin layer (A) being soluble in a cleaning liquid (D) after processing the wafer, the thermosetting resin layer (B) being insoluble in the cleaning liquid (D) after heat curing and capable of absorbing the cleaning liquid (D) such that the cleaning liquid (D) permeates into the layer (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shohei Tagami, Michihiro Sugo, Hideto Kato
  • Patent number: 10985336
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and an emissive layer between the first and second electrodes, where the emissive layer comprises quantum dots and oxygen scavenging nanoparticles. The oxygen scavenging nanoparticles comprise at least one of one or more iron based materials, and one or more organic polymer based materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Iain Hamilton, Edward Andrew Boardman, Enrico Angioni, Tim Michael Smeeton
  • Patent number: 10981616
    Abstract: A resin-made fuel tank includes: a resin-made fuel tank body provided by bonding an upper half body and a lower half body to each other; and a barrier sheet layer provided on an inner surface of the fuel tank body and provided for reducing permeation of fuel from the fuel tank body, wherein an edge of the barrier sheet layer is disposed in a vicinity of an upper bonding surface and a lower bonding surface where the upper half body and the lower half body are bonded to each other in a mating manner, the edge has a bent portion which bends toward an outside of the fuel tank body, and the bent portion is embedded in the fuel tank body at a position spaced apart from the upper bonding surface and the lower bonding surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Tabuchi, Tomoyuki Matsumura, Yuki Mizukura, Tasuku Yamaguchi, Ko Kurata, Hikaru Yokomura, Keigo Mine
  • Patent number: 10967615
    Abstract: A multilayer plastic film or sheet having a series of component layers and optional bonding layers tying said component layers together is provided. The multilayer film or sheet comprises a central barrier layer comprising first and second layers of polyvinylidene chloride polymer bonded together with a tie or bonding layer, an outer layer adjacent to an outer side of the first PVDC layer, and a sealant layer adjacent to an outer side of the second PVDC layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Macro Technology Inc.
    Inventors: Miroslav Planeta, Harinder Tamber
  • Patent number: 10968004
    Abstract: A blow bottle includes an outer layer and an inner layer, wherein the inner layer has blackness higher than that of the outer layer, and wherein the outer layer has an L* value of 20 or more and 90 or less in an International Commission on Illumination (CIE) L*a*b* color system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kyosuke Nagaoka, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Hitoshi Takada, Kenichi Kanno
  • Patent number: 10961378
    Abstract: Ethylene-vinyl alcohol pellet(s), films, and multi-layer structure formed therefrom, as well as methods for preparing such ethylene-vinyl alcohol pellets are provided herein. The ethylene-vinyl alcohol pellets have at least two melting point temperatures and a light transmittance of greater than 8% for visible light wavelengths. The ethylene-vinyl alcohol pellet may have a haze value of less than 99.8%. One method for producing the EVOH pellet includes: obtaining a first solution comprising a first ethylene-vinyl acetate having a first ethylene content; obtaining a second solution comprising a second ethylene-vinyl acetate having a second ethylene content that is different from the first ethylene content; solution mixing; saponification; pelletizing the mixed solution to form a pellet; contacting the pellet to a boron solution; and drying the pellet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wen Hsin Lin, Chih Chieh Liang, Chao Hsiang Hsu
  • Patent number: 10953585
    Abstract: Provided is a melt-molding material which is produced using an EVOH resin and has improved feeding property. A pellet mixture comprising a first EVOH resin pellets (pellet 1) each having approximately circular or elliptical cross-section and having an ethylene unit content of 20 to 34 mol %, and a second EVOH resin pellets (pellet 2) each having ethylene unit content of 35 to 60 mol %, wherein the difference of ethylene unit content between the pellet 1 and the pellet 2 is from 10 to 30 mol %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shintaro Usui