Synthetic Resin Or Polymer In Plural Coatings, Each Of Different Type Patents (Class 428/383)
  • Patent number: 10147517
    Abstract: A wire harness that includes an electric wire provided with a conductor and an insulator that coats an outer periphery of the conductor, a terminal connected to the conductor at a terminal end of the electric wire, and a molded resin portion that covers an outer periphery of the insulator at the terminal end of the electric wire and an outer periphery of an end portion on the electric wire side of the terminal. A storage modulus E? of the insulator that is measured using a dynamic viscoelasticity measurement device in a tensed mode at a temperature increase rate of 5° C./min and a frequency of 10. Hz is 100 MPa or less at 25° C. and 1 MPa or more at 250° C., and a starting temperature (T) of a rubbery plateau region (G) is 150° C. or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuo Nakashima, Katsufumi Matsui, Kouji Fukumoto, Kentaro Tachi
  • Patent number: 9818508
    Abstract: A theft deterrent product may be provided. First, a plurality of unique codes may be created. Then a plurality of indicia may be placed periodically and longitudinally on the product. The plurality of indicia may respectively correspond to the plurality of unique codes. The product may have an outer layer and into an portion. Placing the plurality of indicia may comprise etching through the outer layer and into the inner portion. In a database, the plurality of unique codes may be assigned to an organizational entity. The organizational entity may comprise a first enterprise.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Southwire Company, LLC
    Inventors: Charles L. Holcombe, Ronald J. Burchfield, Carol J. Godfrey, Stephen L. Spruell, John N. Ware, Jr., Edward J. Easterwood, Jr., W. Steve Wilson, Frank Hullender, Charles Douglas Glore
  • Patent number: 9484124
    Abstract: An insulated electric wire includes a conductor and an insulating coating provided around a perimeter of the conductor. The insulating coating includes a first insulating coating film around the perimeter of the conductor, the first insulating coating film being formed of a resin containing an imide structure in its molecule, and a second insulating coating film around a perimeter of the first insulating coating film, the second insulating coating film being formed of a polyimide resin comprising a repeat unit represented by Formula 1, and having an imide concentration of not less than 15% and not more than 36%, wherein R1 is a tetravalent group derived from decarboxylation of an aromatic tetracarboxylic acid, and R2 is a divalent group derived from deamination of an aromatic diamine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Honda, Shuta Nabeshima, Takami Ushiwata, Tomiya Abe, Hideyuki Kikuchi
  • Patent number: 9422429
    Abstract: What is described is a transparent polyamide-imide based on one or more different imido-dicarboxylic acids (AB) or derivatives thereof, and cycloaliphatic diamines (C) comprising 6 to 24 carbon atoms, wherein the imido-dicarboxylic acids (AB) or derivatives thereof are selected from the group of imido-dicarboxylic acids (AB) having the following structural formulas: wherein: ASL=(CH2)5-11, phenylene, (ylomethyl)phenyl, bis(ylomethyl)benzene, cyclohexanediyl, (ylomethyl)cyclohexyl, bis(ylomethyl)cyclohexane, cyclopentanediyl, (ylomethyl)cyclopentyl, bis(ylomethyl)cyclopentane, R?OH, O-alkyl, O-aryl, Cl, NH-ASL-COOH, Br, O—(CO)-alkyl, O—(CO)-aryl, R1=H, methyl, ethyl, propyl, with the provision that the ring can be substituted once or twice, and, with double substitution of the ring, the two substituents can be selected from the group, but may be different, and also moulding compounds based thereon, a method for production, and uses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: EMS-PATENT AG
    Inventors: Botho Hoffmann, Luc Scherrer, Heinz Hoff
  • Patent number: 9352371
    Abstract: A process for manufacturing finished wire and cable having reduced coefficient of friction and pulling force during installation, includes providing a payoff reel containing at least one internal conductor wire; supplying the at least one internal conductor wire from the reel to at least one extruder; providing the least one extruder, wherein the at least one extruder applies an insulating material and a polymerized jacket composition over the at least one internal conductor wire, wherein the polymerized jacket composition comprises a predetermined amount by weight of nylon; and at least 3% by weight of a silica; providing a cooling device for lowering the temperature of the extruded insulating material and the polymerized jacket composition and cooling the insulating material and the polymerized jacket composition in the cooling device; and, reeling onto a storage reel the finished, cooled, wire and cable for storage and distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Encore Wire Corporation
    Inventors: William T. Bigbee, Stephen S. Griffin
  • Patent number: 9281101
    Abstract: An electric wire with a terminal may include an insulated electric wire that may include an insulating coating of polyolefin based resin, an adhesive layer that may be formed over an entire circumference of a surface of the insulating coating, and a waterproofing resin portion that may be formed by insert molding. The waterproofing resin portion may cover a region between the adhesive layer of the insulated electric wire and a portion where the metal terminal is connected to a core wire. The adhesive layer may include a composition of a copolymer of ethylene and glycidyl methacrylate and a phenol based curing agent. The waterproofing resin portion may include aromatic nylon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Tachi, Tetsuya Nakamura, Katsufumi Matsui, Kouji Fukumoto, Masaharu Suetani, Daisuke Hashimoto, Toshiya Hirooka
  • Patent number: 9201176
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to inexpensively manufacture a light-shielding film having excellent heat resistance and dimensional stability, having high light-shielding property and low glossiness and showing little variation in glossiness of the film. The present invention is to provide a light-shielding film containing a polyamide-imide resin, a black filler having average particle size of 0.01 to 1 ?m and inorganic particles having average particle size of 0.1 to 10 ?m, wherein content of the polyamide-imide resin is 55 to 91% by weight, content of the black filler is 1 to 10% by weight and content of the inorganic particles is 8 to 35% by weight in the light-shielding film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta Tada, Emi Kubo, Yu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9099225
    Abstract: Primary wire for marine or undersea cable comprises a conducting core (10), typically a multifilament core of copper, and an insulating sheath comprising an insulating inner layer (12) having a thickness of 0.35 to 1.0 mm, preferably 0.5 to 0.75 mm, and an outer protective layer (14) of polyvinylidene fluoride having a thickness of 0.15 to 0.3 mm, at least the outer layer being radiation crosslinked. The inner and outer layers are preferably crosslinked together using electron beam radiation. The combination of the inner and outer layers of the sheath enables marine and subsea cables and the like to be made with smaller diameters, without loss of capacity or electrical properties and with an increase in overall performance such as temperature range and mechanical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics UK Ltd
    Inventor: Antonio Pagliuca
  • Patent number: 9064618
    Abstract: An electrical power cable has an outer semi-conductive layer extruded around and in contact with an outermost layer of a cable jacket. The jacket may have a plurality of polymeric layers. The semi-conductive layer is distinguishable from the outermost layer of the jacket immediately underneath it by at least color and possibly also texture. The distinguishable characteristics between the semi-conductive layer and the outermost layer of the jacket decrease the risk of inadvertent damage to the jacket when removing the semi-conductive layer for jacket integrity tests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: Prysmian Power Cables and Systems USA, LLC
    Inventors: Frank Kuchta, Patrick Coplen, Gonzalo Chavarria, Nathan Kelley
  • Patent number: 8986834
    Abstract: A insulated wire includes a conductor, and an insulating coating on a periphery of the conductor. The insulating coating includes an insulating film formed by applying and baking a polyester imide resin insulating coating material, and the insulating film has a relative permittivity of less than 3.5 both in a dried state and in a moisture-absorbed state. The insulating film is formed by applying and baking a polyester imide resin insulating coating material including an imide dicarboxylic acid and an alcohol component, the imide dicarboxylic acid being obtained by synthesizing a diamine component including aromatic diamine having not less than three aromatic rings and an acid component including aromatic tricarboxylic acid anhydride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Kikuchi, Yasuhiro Funayama, Hidehito Hanawa, Yuki Honda, Takami Ushiwata, Shuta Nabeshima
  • Patent number: 8962129
    Abstract: A rubber-reinforcing cord (12) as a rubber-reinforcing member of the present invention is a rubber-reinforcing member for reinforcing a rubber product (such as a toothed belt (1)). The rubber-reinforcing cord (12) includes a reinforcing fiber or a reinforcing fiber sheet, and a first coating film provided on a surface of the reinforcing fiber or a surface of the reinforcing fiber sheet. The first coating film is formed by applying a first treatment agent containing polyvinyl alcohol and a crosslinking agent to the reinforcing fiber or the reinforcing fiber sheet and drying the first treatment agent. In the reinforcing member of the present invention, a second coating film as a primary coating film may be provided on the surface of the reinforcing fiber or the surface of the reinforcing fiber sheet. The second coating film can be produced using a second treatment agent containing a rubber latex, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Nippon Sheet Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Nobuaki Tai, Mitsuharu Akiyama
  • Patent number: 8956723
    Abstract: A coating liquid for coating glass fiber cords, containing: a chlorophenol-formaldehyde condensate (A) obtained by condensing a chlorophenol (D) and formaldehyde (E) in water; an emulsion of a vinylpyridine-styrene-butadiene copolymer (B); and an emulsion of a chlorosulfonated polyethylene (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Central Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Katsuhiko Ogaki, Toshiya Monden, Takafumi Iwano
  • Publication number: 20150037582
    Abstract: Continuous processes for producing a coated steel wire are provided. The processes entail wetting steel wire in an aqueous solution comprising at least 95% water and 0.01 to 5% weight/weight of the carboxylic acid salt of an alkoxy modified silsesquioxane of formula (I), evaporating water from the wet coated steel wire to form a mostly-dry coated steel wire and then heating (one or more steps) the mostly-dry coated steel wire at a temperature of 50-240° C. such that the steel wire reaches a minimum temperature of at least 110° C. in at least one step, thereby forming a dry coated steel wire. The coated steel wire is optionally covered with rubber skim or otherwise embedded into rubber and can be incorporated into various objects including tires, conveyor belts, hoses and the like. The silsesquioxane coating improves adhesion between the steel wire and the rubber skim/other rubber covering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC
    Inventors: Byron L. Jones, William J. Corsaut, William L. Hergenrother, Christine Domer
  • Publication number: 20150017441
    Abstract: An elastomer composition includes a base polymer including not less than 50 mass % of ethylene-?-olefin copolymer, and a talc that has a mass ratio of silicon to magnesium (Si/Mg) of 0.9 to 1.8 and is mixed in an amount of 100 to 250 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Atsuro YAGUCHI, Ryutaro KIKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20140370286
    Abstract: A halogen-free flame-retardant wire includes a conductor, and a single insulation layer or a plurality of insulation layers formed by covering an outer periphery of the conductor with a halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition. The single insulation layer or an outermost insulation layer of the plurality of insulation layers includes a halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition including a base polymer including an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) of not less than 25 mass % in a vinyl acetate content (VA content) or a polyethylene (PE) with a melting peak at 115 to 140° C. measured by a differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), and a metal hydroxide mixed in an amount of 150 to 300 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the base polymer. A mass change rate of the single insulation layer or the outermost insulation layer after 24-hour immersion in xylene at 110° C. is not more than 420%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Makoto IWASAKI, Mitsuru HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20140363671
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electric cable (1) comprising an elongate electrical conductor (2) surrounded by a non-cross-linked layer of a grafted polymer material that is obtained from a polymer composition comprising: at Least one polyolefin composition comprising: at least one polyolefin and a compound intended to be grafted to the polyolefin. The cable is characterized in that the compound to be grafted is a grafting in that the compound to be grafted is grafting compound comprising at least one epoxy group and a single reactive function which can be grafted to the polyolefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2013
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Jerome Alric, Arnaud Allais, Yannick Goutille, Jerome Fournier
  • Publication number: 20140349533
    Abstract: Fibers sized with a coating of amorphous polyetherketoneketone are useful in the preparation of reinforced polymers having improved properties, wherein the amorphous polyetherketoneketone can improve the compatibility of the fibers with the polymeric matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: Arkema Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher A. Bertelo, Gregory S. O'Brien
  • Publication number: 20140322533
    Abstract: An electrically insulated wire includes a conductor and an insulating layer having an inner layer which coats an outer circumference of the conductor and an outer layer which coats an outer circumference of the inner layer. The outer layer contains a polyphenylene sulfide resin and the inner layer contains a polyphenylene ether resin and an olefin resin. An average thickness of the outer layer is 50% or less of a thickness of the entire insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shuichi KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20140221183
    Abstract: In order to maintain the image quality of a recent high-speed electrophotographic apparatus, a charging member is provided which hardly causes charging unevenness of a photosensitive member even when vibration of the photosensitive member occurs. The charging member includes an electro-conductive support, an electro-conductive elastic layer, and a surface layer. The elastic layer contains a resin having an epichlorohydrin chain in the molecular structure and a specific flavonoid compound having two or more hydroxyl groups in the molecular structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2014
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Noboru Miyagawa, Hidekazu Matsuda
  • Publication number: 20140196930
    Abstract: An insulated wire for high temperature applications features a conductor and a protective outer shell layer. A bonding layer is positioned between the conductor and the protective outer shell layer. The bonding layer secures the protective outer shell layer to the conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: Harbour Industries LLC
    Inventors: Bruce W. De Bree, Yannick Demers, Daniel Cusson
  • Patent number: 8759472
    Abstract: A polyamide-imide resin insulating paint according to the present invention includes polyamide-imide resin containing no halogen element in its molecular chain which is dissolved in a polar solvent, in which the polyamide-imide resin contains an aromatic diisocyanate component (A) having three or more benzene rings or an aromatic diamine component (E) having three or more benzene rings in a monomer, and a ratio M/N between a molecular weight (M) of the polyamide-imide resin per repeat unit and an average number (N) of amide groups and imide groups is equal to or more than 200.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Kikuchi, Yuzo Yukimori
  • Publication number: 20140141242
    Abstract: A composite component having a two layer protective coating is disclosed. The composite component is adapted for use in the power transmission industry and includes a fiberglass inner core, a pliable first coating layer applied to the fiberglass core, and a hard second coating layer applied to the first coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew John Phillips, Jiong Liu, Kenneth C. Eberts, Ganesh Skandan
  • Patent number: 8728959
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a textile digital band which is capable of providing a high-speed communication path with surrounding computing devices, through easy and convenient attachment thereof to a conventional garment, and a fabrication method thereof. For this purpose, disclosed herein is a textile digital band comprising a plurality of warps formed parallel to each other in the first direction, and a plurality of wefts formed parallel to each other in the second direction perpendicular to the first direction, wherein the warp includes at least one digital yarn through which electrical currents can flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Industrial Technology
    Inventors: Gi Soo Chung, Dae Hoon Lee, Jae Sang An
  • Publication number: 20140065418
    Abstract: An insulated wire including conductor, and a first resin layer formed on an outer periphery of the conductor, wherein the first resin layer includes an insulating resin including inorganic fine particles and an unreacted organic metal. An insulated wire including a conductor, a second resin layer formed on an outer periphery of the conductor and including an insulating resin that contains inorganic fine particles, and a third resin layer formed under the second resin layer and including an unreacted organic metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideyuki KIKUCHI, Hidehito HANAWA, Shuta NABESHIMA, Yuki HONDA, Masashi ARAI
  • Publication number: 20140011028
    Abstract: An insulated wire for vehicle use includes a conductor and an insulating layer disposed on an outer circumference of the conductor. The insulating layer comprises a halogen-free flame retardant cross-linkable resin composition containing a base polymer, and a silane coupling agent and a metal hydroxide which are added to the base polymer. The base polymer includes, as major components, (a) an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) and (b) an acid-modified olefin resin having a Tg of ?55° C. or lower at a ratio (a):(b) of 70:30 to 100:0 and has an acetic acid content (VA) of 50% to 70% by mass. The silane-coupling agent is added in an amount of 1 to 5 parts by mass and the metal hydroxide is added in an amount of 100 to 250 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the base polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Inventors: Makoto Iwasaki, Kentaro Segawa, Hitoshi Kimura
  • Patent number: 8609122
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a stabilized bioactive hydrogel matrix coating for substrates, such as medical devices. The invention provides a coated substrate comprising a substrate having a surface, and a bioactive hydrogel matrix layer overlying the surface of the medical device, the hydrogel matrix comprising a first high molecular weight component and a second high molecular weight component, the first and second high molecular weight components each being selected from the group consisting of polyglycans and polypeptides, wherein at least one of the first and second high molecular weight components is immobilized (e.g., by covalent cross-linking) to the surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Francis V. Lamberti, Richard Chris Klann, Ronald Stewart Hill
  • Publication number: 20130273366
    Abstract: Composite reinforcer (R-2) that is self-adhesive, by curing, to a diene rubber matrix, which can be used as reinforcing element for a pneumatic tire, comprising: one or more reinforcing thread(s) (20), for example a carbon steel cord; a first layer (21) of a thermoplastic polymer, the glass transition temperature of which is positive, for example a polyamide, covering said thread, individually each thread or collectively several threads; a second layer (22) of a composition comprising a poly(p-phenylene ether) (“PPE”) and a functionalized diene elastomer bearing functional groups selected from epoxide, carboxyl, acid anhydride and acid ester groups, in particular an epoxidized SBR, covering the first layer (21). Process for manufacturing such a composite reinforcer and rubber article or semi-finished product, especially a pneumatic tire, incorporating such a composite reinforcer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Applicants: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A., Compagnie Generale des Establissements Michelin
    Inventors: Vincent Abad, Sébastien Rigo, Emmanuel Custodero
  • Publication number: 20130266808
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to an industrial roll, comprising: a substantially cylindrical metallic core; a base layer that is adhered to and circumferentially overlies the core; a polymeric topstock layer that circumferentially overlies the base layer; and a hydrophobic and/or amphiphobic coating that circumferentially overlies the topstock layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: October 10, 2013
    Applicant: STOWE WOODWARD LICENSCO, LLC
    Inventors: Chris Tyson, Charles Hunter, Jun Xu
  • Patent number: 8518535
    Abstract: A multilayer insulated wire, comprising: a conductor; and at least three extruded insulation layers covering the conductor, which extruded insulation layers comprise: (A) an outermost layer composed of an extruded covering layer of a resin whose elongation rate after heat treatment by immersion in a solder at 150° C. for two seconds is at least 290% and at least equal to elongation rate before the heat treatment; (B) an innermost layer comprising a resin whose elongation rate after heat treatment by immersion in a solder at 150° C. for two seconds is at least 290% and at least equal to elongation rate before the heat treatment; and (C) an insulation layer that is placed between the outermost layer and the innermost layer and that is composed of an extruded covering layer of a crystalline resin with a melting point of at least 280° C. or an amorphous resin with a glass transition temperature of at least 200° C.; and a transformer having the multilayer insulated wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: The Furukawa Electric., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideo Fukuda, Makoto Onodera, Dai Fujiwara, Minoru Saito, Tsuneo Aoi, Isamu Kobayashi, Junichi Ishizuka, Noriyoshi Fushimi
  • Publication number: 20130177764
    Abstract: Composite reinforcer (R-2) self-adhesive, by curing, to a diene rubber matrix, which can be used as reinforcing element for a tire, comprising: one or more reinforcing thread(s) (20), for example a carbon steel cord; a first layer (21) of a thermoplastic polymer, the glass transition temperature of which is positive, for example, a polyamide 6,6, covering individually said thread or each thread or collectively several threads; a second layer (22) comprising a functionalized diene elastomer bearing functional groups selected from epoxide, carboxyl, acid anhydride and acid ester groups, for example, an epoxidized natural rubber, covering the first layer (21). Process for manufacturing such a composite reinforcer and rubber article or semi-finished product, especially a tire, incorporating such a composite reinforcer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2011
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Applicants: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A., COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventors: Vincent Abad, Sebastien Rigo, Emmanuel Custodero
  • Patent number: 8475920
    Abstract: Cable including at least one core comprising at least one transmissive element and at least one coating layer made of a coating material, wherein said coating material comprises: —at least one polyethylene; —at least one non-ionic surfactant having the following general formula (I): wherein: —Q is a p-functional group; —R is a linear or branched C1-C4 alkyl group, preferably a methyl group; —R1 is a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched C1-C6 alkyl group, preferably a hydrogen atom; —n is an integer from 2 to 5 inclusive, preferably 2; —x is an integer from 5 to 500 inclusive, preferably from 10 to 300 inclusive; —y is an integer from 0 to 500 inclusive, preferably from 10 to 300 inclusive; —z is an integer from 0 to 500 inclusive, preferably from 10 to 300 inclusive; —y+z is not lower than 2; —p is an integer from 1 to 4 inclusive, preferably 1 or 4; provided that, when the transmissive element is an electrical energy transmissive element, said at least one coating layer is an external sheathing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi Energia SRL
    Inventors: Andrea Pelizzoni, Luca Castellani, Franco Peruzzotti, Cristiano Puppi
  • Patent number: 8470441
    Abstract: A fabricated article (e.g., jacketed or insulated wire or cable) is prepared by a process comprising the steps of: applying a coating of a moisture-curable composition onto a wire or cable; and reacting the moisture-curable composition with water, wherein the moisture-curable composition comprises at least one resin having hydrolysable reactive silane groups and a tin catalyst characterized by the tin having a +4 oxidation state and a bis(alkoxide) ligand. The product of the process includes a wire or cable comprising a jacket, wherein the jacket comprises at least one poly olefin resin having hydrolysable reactive silane groups and a tin catalyst, the tin catalyst having a bis(alkoxide) ligand and characterized by the tin having a +4 oxidation state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Francis J. Timmers, Bharat Indu Chaudhary, Michael J. Mullins, Roger L. Kuhlman
  • Patent number: 8466251
    Abstract: A polyamide-imide resin insulating paint according to the present invention includes polyamide-imide resin containing no halogen element in its molecular chain which is dissolved in a polar solvent, in which the polyamide-imide resin contains an aromatic diisocyanate component (A) having three or more benzene rings or an aromatic diamine component (E) having three or more benzene rings in a monomer, and a ratio M/N between a molecular weight (M) of the polyamide-imide resin per repeat unit and an average number (N) of amide groups and imide groups is equal to or more than 200.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Hitachi Magnet Wire Corp.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Kikuchi, Yuzo Yukimori
  • Patent number: 8449978
    Abstract: An insulated wire including a conductor, and an insulating film formed by coating and baking an insulating varnish on the conductor directly or via another insulation layer. The insulating varnish includes a phenolic hydroxyl group-containing polyimide resin represented by a chemical formula (1): where X is a tetravalent aromatic group composing an aromatic tetracarboxylic dianhydride residue, Y1 is a divalent aromatic group including one or more phenolic hydroxyl groups and Y2 is a divalent aromatic group not including a phenolic hydroxyl group A ratio of the number Z1 of phenolic hydroxyl groups included in Y1 of the chemical formula (1) to the number Z2 of an imide group included in the chemical formula (1) is 0.15?Z1/Z2?0.85.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignees: Hitachi Cable, Ltd., Hitachi Magnet Wire Corp.
    Inventors: Yuki Honda, Tomiya Abe, Hideyuki Kikuchi
  • Patent number: 8426020
    Abstract: The invention provides an optical fiber coated with a Supercoating, wherein the Supercoating comprises at least two layers, wherein the first layer is a Primary Coating that is in contact with the outer surface of the optical fiber and the second layer is a Secondary Coating in contact with the outer surface of the Primary Coating, wherein the cured Primary Coating on the optical fiber has the following properties after initial cure and after one month aging at 85° C. and 85% relative humidity: A) a % RAU of from about 84% to about 99%; B) an in-situ modulus of between about 0.15 MPa and about 0.60 MPa; and C) a Tube Tg, of from about ?25° C. to about ?55° C.; wherein the cured Secondary Coating on the optical fiber has the following properties after initial cure and after one month aging at 85° C. and 85% relative humidity: A) a % RAU of from about 80% to about 98%; B) an in-situ modulus of between about 0.60 GPa and about 1.90 GPa; and C) a Tube Tg, of from about 50° C. to about 80° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Steven R. Schmid, Petrus Jacobus Hubertus Niels, Paulus Antonius Maria Steeman, Xiaosong Wu, Wendell Wayne Cattron, Tyson Dean Norlin, Edward J. Murphy, John M. Zimmerman, Anthony Joseph Tortorello
  • Patent number: 8357433
    Abstract: Polymer brushes (50) in a resin that create phonon pathways therein. The polymer brushes themselves comprise structured polymer hairs having a density of 0.8 to 1.0 g/cc, a chain length of 1 to 1000 nm, and a thermal conductivity of 0.5 to 5.0 W/mK. The polymer brushes are 10-25% by volume of the resin, and the polymer hairs can orient surrounding resin molecules to the polymer hairs alignment (55).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2013
    Assignee: Siemens Energy, Inc.
    Inventors: Gary C. Stevens, James D. B. Smith, John W. Wood
  • Publication number: 20120308819
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a fire-retardant copolyetherester composition comprising: (a) at least one copolyetherester; (b) about 5-30 wt. % of at least one halogen-free flame retardant; (c) about 0.1-20 wt. % of at least one nitrogen-containing compound; and (d) about 0.01-5 wt. % of at least one molybdenum oxide. Further disclosed herein are articles comprising component parts formed of the fire-retardant copolyetherester composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2012
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: YONG NI
  • Patent number: 8257782
    Abstract: Cable for high voltage direct current transmission having at least one conductor and at least one extruded insulating layer consisting of a polymeric composition of a polyethylene and at least one unsaturated fatty acid. Insulating composition having a polyethylene and at least one unsaturated fatty acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi Energia S.R.L.
    Inventors: Gabriele Perego, Enrico Albizzati
  • Patent number: 8247071
    Abstract: An insulating coating composition that improves lubricity without reduction of the varnish adhesion strength and an insulated wire using the insulating coating composition, and a coil using the insulated wire are provided. An insulating coating composition comprises a polyamide-imide resin, which is obtained through a synthetic reaction of isocyanate component with acid component, and a lubricant component, wherein the terminal isocyanate group of the polyamide-imide resin is capped with a blocking agent of higher alcohol having a carbon number of eight or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Hitachi Magnet Wire Corp.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Kikuchi, Yuji Takano
  • Publication number: 20120180921
    Abstract: Composite reinforcement (R-2) capable of adhering directly to a diene rubber matrix, which can be used as reinforcing element for a tire, comprising: one or more reinforcing thread(s) (20), for example a carbon steel cord; a first layer (21) of a thermoplastic polymer, the glass transition temperature of which is positive, for example 6,6 polyamide, covering said thread or said threads; a second layer (22) of a composition comprising an unsaturated thermoplastic stirene (“TPS”) elastomer, the glass transition temperature of which is negative, for example an SB (stirene/butadiene) or SBS (stirene/butadiene/stirene) block copolymer, as well as a poly(p-phenylene ether) (“PPE”), covering the first layer (21). Process for manufacturing such a composite reinforcement and rubber article or semi-finished product, especially a tire, incorporating such a composite reinforcement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2010
    Publication date: July 19, 2012
    Inventors: Vincent Abad, Sebastien Rigo, Christophe Chouvel
  • Patent number: 8221657
    Abstract: The instant invention relates to novel phthalocyanines and their use as IR-absorbers, in particular in transparent thermoplastic or crosslinkable polymers. A further aspect of the invention is a composition of these phthalocyanines and thermoplastic or crosslinkable polymers and an architectural or automotive glazing containing these phthatolcyanines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Francesca Peri, Cesare Lorenzetti, Samanta Cimitan, Markus Grob
  • Patent number: 8206825
    Abstract: A coated or jacketed wire or cable, and components thereof are disclosed. The coating, jacket, and components, which comprise a polyolefin and a phenolic polymeric antioxidant, exhibit outstanding oxidative thermal stability (as indicated by the increase in the oxidative inductive time (OIT)), when compared to polyolefins containing traditional non-polymeric antioxidants. A greater improvement in the thermal oxidative stability is observed after the polyolefin mixtures have been aged in water-blocking filler(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Assignee: Equistar Chemicals, LP
    Inventors: Marvin R. Appel, Mick C. Hundley, Jeffrey S. Borke, Steven W. Horwatt
  • Patent number: 8193279
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new, radiation-curable coating compositions featuring high flexibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Reinhold Schwalm, Klaus Menzel
  • Publication number: 20120128972
    Abstract: Composite reinforcement (R-2) that is self-adhesive by curing to a diene rubber matrix, which can be used as reinforcing element for a tire, comprising: one or more reinforcing thread(s) (20), for example a carbon steel cord; a first layer (21) of a thermoplastic polymer, the glass transition temperature of which is positive, for example 6,6 polyamide, covering said thread or said threads; and a second layer (22) comprising a functionalized unsaturated thermoplastic stirene elastomer, the glass transition temperature of which is negative, for example an epoxidized SBS elastomer, covering the first layer (21), said elastomer containing functional groups selected from epoxide, carboxyl and acid anhydride or ester groups. Process for manufacturing such a composite reinforcement and rubber article or semi-finished product, especially a tire, incorporating such a composite reinforcement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicants: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A., SOCIETE DE TECHNOLOGIE MICHELIN
    Inventors: Emmanuel Custodero, Sébastien Rigo, Vincent Abad
  • Publication number: 20120125506
    Abstract: Composite reinforcement (R-2) that is self-adhesive by curing to a diene rubber matrix, which can be used as reinforcing element for a tire, comprising: at least one reinforcing thread (20), for example a carbon steel cord; a first layer (21) of a thermoplastic polymer, the glass transition temperature of which is positive, for example 6,6 polyamide, covering said thread; and a second layer (22) comprising an unsaturated thermoplastic stirene elastomer, the glass transition temperature of which is negative, for example an SBS (stirene-butadiene-stirene) copolymer, covering the first layer (21). Process for manufacturing such a composite reinforcement and rubber article or semi-finished product, especially a tire, incorporating such a composite reinforcement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2010
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicants: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A., SOCIETE DE TECHNOLOGIE MICHELIN
    Inventors: Emmanuel Custodero, Sebastien Rigo
  • Patent number: 8133161
    Abstract: A conductive member includes a conductive support and an electrical resistance adjusting layer formed on the conductive support. The electrical resistance adjusting layer includes a thermoplastic resin, a polymeric ion conductive material, and a graft copolymer which is compatible with both of the thermoplastic resin and the polymeric ion conductive material. The electrical resistance adjusting layer is formed in a sea-island structure formed from a sea portion made of the polymeric ion conductive material and island portions made of the thermoplastic resin, the island portions being dispersed in the sea portion and each of the island portions is formed in an elongate shape. A layer made of the graft copolymer is formed at boundaries between the thermoplastic resin and the polymeric ion conductive material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadayuki Oshima, Hiroki Furubayashi, Taisuke Tokuwaki, Toshio Kojima, Tadaaki Hattori, Yutaka Narita, Makoto Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20120015187
    Abstract: An exemplary load bearing member for use in an elevator system is made by a process that includes heating at least one tension member. The heated tension member is placed adjacent one side of a first jacket layer. The first jacket layer is at least partially melted in the vicinity of the heated tension member such that the tension member at least partially penetrates the first jacket layer. Subsequently, a second jacket layer is added adjacent to the one side of the first jacket layer such that the elongated tension member is between the first and second jacket layers. The second jacket layer is at least partially melted in the vicinity of the heated tension member such that the tension member at least partially penetrates the second jacket layer. The first and second jacket layers are secured together such that the resulting load bearing member has a planar traction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Inventors: Hugh O'Donnell, Hubert E. Goeser
  • Patent number: 8023269
    Abstract: A circuit assembly (34) resistant to high-temperature and high g centrifugal force is disclosed. A printed circuit board (42) is first fabricated from alumina and has conductive traces of said circuit formed thereon by the use of a thick film gold paste. Active and passive components of the circuit assembly are attached to the printed circuit board by means of gold powder diffused under high temperature. Gold wire is used for bonding between the circuit traces and the active components in order to complete the circuit assembly (34). Also, a method for manufacturing a circuit assembly resistant to elevated temperature is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignees: Siemens Energy, Inc., Arkansas Power Electronics International, Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Mitchell, Anand A. Kulkarni, Ramesh Subramanian, Edward R. Roesch, Rod Waits, Roberto Schupbach, John R. Fraley, Alexander B. Lostetter, Brice McPherson, Bryon Western
  • Patent number: 7915526
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coaxial cable comprising a dielectric layer which comprises as a component (A) a propylene homo- or copolymer having strain hardening behaviour and to the use of propylene homo- or copolymer having strain hardening behaviour for the production of a dielectric layer of a coaxial or triaxial cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Ola Fagrell, Ulf Nilsson
  • Publication number: 20100323138
    Abstract: Object: To provide an EMI suppression flat yarn, an EMI suppression article using the flat yarn, and a method for manufacturing the flat yarn and article that exhibit excellent flexibility, do not become cracked or rigid even when attached to curved portions, wire harnesses, or electrical cables, and enable electronic devices to be lighter, flatter, shorter, and smaller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2009
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Inventors: Takashi Yoshioka, Hiroki Ohsugi