Layer Or Component Removable To Expose Adhesive Patents (Class 428/40.1)
  • Patent number: 11349174
    Abstract: A matrix of battery cell modules includes a flexible printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) for a conformal wearable battery (CWB) with a plurality of attachment sections for each of a plurality of battery cells that are arranged in a grid-like pattern on a same side of the flexible PCBA. Each battery cell may be joined with a flexible PCB via a welding process. The flexible PCBA is configured to fold along a bend axis so that the flexible PCBA is folded approximately in half. When affixed to the flexible PCBA, the plurality of battery cell modules and a circuitry module form a grid of physical components. When folded, the flexible PCBA forms a three-dimensional grid of physical components comprising at least the battery cell modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Inventus Power, Inc.
    Inventors: Ilyas Ayub, William Mark Batts, Timothy James Vallaro, Elijah Brett Goldin, Anvin Joe Manadan
  • Patent number: 11348362
    Abstract: A kit for protecting a display screen of an electronic device having an in-screen fingerprint sensor is provided. The kit includes a screen protector at least partially formed from a transparent material and an interface coupler configured to be positioned between the screen protector and the display screen proximate the in-screen fingerprint sensor. The interface coupler includes a transparent carrier layer, a first adhesive layer, and a second adhesive layer. The first adhesive layer is positioned on a first surface of the transparent carrier layer and configured to be affixed to the display screen of the electronic device, the first adhesive layer comprising a silicone adhesive or a gel or a gel-like material. The second adhesive layer is positioned on a second surface of the transparent carrier layer and configured to be affixed to the screen protector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Otter Products, LLC
    Inventors: Casey K. Fukunaga, Gregory C. Cortese, Anastacio Quinto, Richard W. Grant, III, Zachary W. Zupancic, Jennie-Rose Barrella, Sarah E. Chin
  • Patent number: 11338500
    Abstract: Systems and methods for applying a protective layer to an outer surface of a mobile device. A system may include a protective layer for an outer surface of a mobile device and an alignment layer coupled to the protective layer. A frame may define a cavity configured to receive the mobile device. The frame may include a surface positioned outside of the cavity and configured to support the alignment layer and configured to be depressed relative to the mobile device to reduce a distance between the protective layer and the outer surface of the mobile device when the mobile device is positioned in the cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Vivian Wei-Fen Chou, Eugene Chun
  • Patent number: 11319462
    Abstract: The pressure sensitive adhesive sheet is a sheet shaped pressure sensitive adhesive including an acryl-based base polymer. The acryl-based base polymer contains an acryl-based segment and a urethane-based segment, and a content of the urethane-based segment is 3 to 30 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the acryl-based segment. The urethane-based segment includes at least one urethane chain selected from the group consisting of a polyether urethane and a polyester urethane. The content of the urethane-based segment other than the polyether urethane-based segment is 15 parts by weight or less based on 100 parts by weight of the acryl-based segment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Itsuhiro Hatanaka, Masahito Niwa, Taiki Shimokuri, Shou Takarada, Takahiro Nonaka, Keisuke Hirano, Fumika Kawatake, Mika Ikemura
  • Patent number: 11319470
    Abstract: A pressure sensitive adhesive includes an acryl-based base polymer. The acryl-based base polymer contains an acryl-based segment and a urethane-based segment. In the acryl-based base polymer, the content of the urethane-based segment is 3 to 20 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the acryl-based segment. A pressure sensitive adhesive sheet can be obtained by applying a pressure sensitive adhesive composition on a substrate in a layer form. The pressure sensitive adhesive composition may be curable and may include a polymerization initiator. In formation of the pressure sensitive adhesive sheet, the curable pressure sensitive adhesive composition may be, as necessary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahito Niwa, Itsuhiro Hatanaka, Taiki Shimokuri, Shou Takarada, Takahiro Nonaka, Keisuke Hirano, Fumika Kawatake, Mika Ikemura
  • Patent number: 11312167
    Abstract: A method of forming an image on a print media including releasably securing a fabric layer to a carrier layer, the carrier layer including a first surface including a first area, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a first rigidity, the fabric layer including a third surface, a fourth surface opposite the third surface and including a second area, and a second rigidity less than the first rigidity, and a first adhesive, wherein the fabric layer is secured to the carrier layer by the first adhesive bonding a first portion of the fourth surface to the first surface, applying a first liquid marking material to a first portion of the third surface of the fabric layer, and drying the first liquid marking material to the first portion of the third surface with a first dryer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Eliud Robles Flores, William G. Osbourne
  • Patent number: 11304882
    Abstract: The present invention relates to energy-releasable beauty care products. The products are capable of absorbing energy, for example, from an electrical, magnetic, electromagnetic, light, or heat source, which alters the physicochemical state of the beauty care product such that it is easily removable through the utilization of the energy source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventors: Audrey Vogel, David Vogel
  • Patent number: 11295192
    Abstract: Disclosed is a destructible RFID Tag that may include a far field antenna, a near field loop having an RFID chip, and an attachment adhesive configured to bond the destructible RFID Tag to an object. In at least one nonlimiting example embodiment the far field antenna and the near field loop are inductively coupled in a manner that allows the near field loop to send a long distance signal via the far field loop, and wherein the destructible RFID Tag destructs when the destructible RFID Tag is removed from an object after the attachment adhesive is bonded to the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: METALCRAFT, INC.
    Inventors: Kyle Bermel, Colynn Black, Mark Maliszewski, Joshua Martinson
  • Patent number: 11238548
    Abstract: A method is provided of processing a food order in a table service restaurant. The method comprises receiving a food order including a table identifier, and electronically by a computer terminal, printing a food order label including the table identifier and providing the printed food order label. The method also comprises by a food preparer, preparing a food dish based upon the printed food order label, and by the food preparer, placing the prepared food dish in a position in vicinity of the printed food order label. The method further comprises by the food preparer or a food server, picking up the prepared food dish and attaching the printed food order label to the food dish with the table identifier being visible, and by a food server, delivering the prepared food dish to the table indicated by the visible table identifier on the printed food order label and thereby delivering the prepared food dish to a customer in the table service restaurant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Iconex LLC
    Inventor: Jerry Butler
  • Patent number: 11236264
    Abstract: A wellbore fluid may include a gemini surfactant, a zwitterionic surfactant; an activator, and an aqueous base fluid. The gemini surfactant may have a structure represented by formula (I): where R1 is a C1-C6 hydrocarbon group or a monovalent cation, R2 is a C1-C10 hydrocarbon group, m is an integer ranging from 1 to 4, n is an integer ranging from 8 to 12, and X is a monovalent anion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignees: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY, KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM & MINERALS
    Inventors: Rajendra Arunkumar Kalgaonkar, Khalid Alnoaimi, Nour Baqader, Nisar Ullah, Muhammed Mansha
  • Patent number: 11180597
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, an optical laminate and a display device, and can provide a polymer composition capable of forming a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer which has excellent workability, durability and dimensional stability and is capable of effectively alleviating the bending phenomenon of the display, through a polymer capable of forming a physically cross-linked structure together with a chemically cross-linked structure. In addition, the present invention can provide an optical laminate comprising a cross-linked product of the polymer composition and a display device comprising the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: SHANJIN OPTOELECTRONICS (SUZHOU) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jeong Ae Yoon, Su Jeong Kim, Sung Soo Yoon, Han Na Chi, Sang Ha Son, Su Jee Kwon, Chang Hwan Ju, Geun Ho Park, Kyung Oh Kim
  • Patent number: 11148403
    Abstract: The present invention provides a decorative sheet having higher designability and weatherability over a long period of time by adding an organic ultraviolet absorbent and an inorganic ultraviolet absorbent each provided as organic ultraviolet absorbent vesicles and inorganic ultraviolet absorbent vesicles, respectively, to at least one of a top coat layer and a transparent resin layer. A decorative sheet of an aspect of the present invention includes a top coat layer as an outermost layer, and a transparent resin layer as an underlayer of the top coat layer, wherein an organic ultraviolet absorbent and an inorganic ultraviolet absorbent are added to at least one of the top coat layer and the transparent resin layer, and the organic ultraviolet absorbent and the inorganic ultraviolet absorbent are each encapsulated in vesicles having a monolayer outer membrane and provided as organic ultraviolet absorbent vesicles and inorganic ultraviolet absorbent vesicles, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mami Kudo, Eiichi Higashikawa, Masamitsu Nagahama, Akira Sato, Masatoshi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11123962
    Abstract: A multilayer thermoformable film to protect the surface of a workpiece includes an underlayer having first and second faces. The underlayer is made from an adhesive material configured to adhere to the surface of the workpiece by the first face. At least one layer of polymer material is attached to the second face of the adhesive underlayer. The layer of polymer material is resistant to erosion by solid particles and to erosion by liquid particles. It is formed from a polymer material chosen from a polyurethane, a polyether ether ketone and a polyethylene having a very high molecular weight, with a Shore D hardness of between 50 and 65 D. A method of surface protection of the workpiece includes thermoforming the film in a shape adapted to match the shape of at least a portion of the workpiece and applying the film thermoformed onto the surface of the workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: AIRBUS, ADHETEC
    Inventors: Elisa Campazzi, Marie-Paule Guillou, Nicolas Mouyen
  • Patent number: 11105699
    Abstract: In a pressure sensor including a substrate supported by input-output terminals, the substrate is provided with a circular hole located substantially at its central part, and an arc-shaped communication hole formed adjacent to three through-holes to which three of lead pins are inserted and fixed, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SAGINOMIYA SEISAKUSHO, INC.
    Inventor: Kazuya Takimoto
  • Patent number: 11062627
    Abstract: A tape includes: a sheet; first and second media arranged adjacent to each other in a longitudinal direction of the sheet, spaced from each other, and peelably stuck to the sheet; a first separating line extending between first and second ends of the sheet in a widthwise direction between the first and second media; and a second separating line formed at a portion of the sheet which is located between a center position of the second medium in the widthwise direction and a first end of the second medium in the widthwise direction. The second separating line is formed at at least a portion of the sheet which is located between first and second ends of the second medium in the longitudinal direction. Each of the first and second separating lines includes a portion formed through or cut in the sheet in a thickness direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Harumitsu Inoue, Haruki Matsumoto, Takaaki Banno, Yukiko Takami, Yukihiko Sato
  • Patent number: 11053414
    Abstract: A cutting plotter film with anti-counterfeit effect includes: a heat-resistant layer; a stripe-embossed layer having releasing property and bonded on the heat-resistant layer, the stripe-embossed layer being formed with a stripe-embossed surface; a character film layer disposed on the stripe-embossed surface of the stripe-embossed layer, having a contact surface in contact with the stripe-embossed surface, the contact surface being formed with anti-counterfeit stripes; and a heat bonding layer disposed on the character film layer. Figures/characters are cut/engraved on the character film layer and the heat bonding layer. The cutting plotter film is placed on a product and heated to transfer and adhere the figures/characters onto the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Inventor: Ming-Hsien Yao
  • Patent number: 11020943
    Abstract: A kitchen wrap film comprising a barrier layer and an adhesive layer is disclosed where the thickness of the film is less than 25 microns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: FLEXOPACK S A.
    Inventor: Dimitris Ginosatis
  • Patent number: 11016594
    Abstract: A touch sensing type liquid crystal display device includes an array substrate includes a first substrate, a common electrode, a pixel electrode, and a touch sensing unit; a color filter substrate including a second substrate and facing the array substrate; an anti-static layer on an outer side of the second substrate and including an organic material and a carbon nano-tube; and a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and an inner side of the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kum-Mi Oh, Jin-Wuk Kim, Sung-Hee Kim
  • Patent number: 10994567
    Abstract: A kit of notepads, comprising a first notepad having a plurality of individual repositionable sheets releasably adhered to one another to form a stack, a front portion and a rear portion, and a cleaning textile attached to the rear portion of the notepad; a second notepad having a plurality of individual repositionable sheets releasably adhered to one another to form a stack, a front portion and a rear portion, a top edge and a bottom edge, and a sheet of flexible adhesive material attached to the rear portion of the notepad, wherein the sheet of flexible adhesive material overhangs the top edge of the notepad; and a third notepad having a plurality of individual repositionable sheets releasably adhered to one another to form a stack, and a top edge and a bottom edge, wherein the corners of the top edge have been removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Inventors: Alexander Yambao, Ashley Yambao, Maria Eleanor P. Yambao, Allen Robert Yambao
  • Patent number: 10991272
    Abstract: Methods of preparing extended content labels from prefabricated adhesive assemblies are described. The methods do not require delamination or relamination of the prefabricated adhesive assemblies. The prefabricated adhesive assemblies include a transparent face layer and an adhesive layer sensitive to radiant energy. Extended content printing is applied to a front face of the face layer. A mask is positioned between the adhesive layer and a radiant energy source. Radiant energy not blocked by the mask reduces the adhesion of irradiated portions of the adhesive layer. A floodcoat is applied over the extended content indicia, and front side indicia is applied over the floodcoat and is visible through the face layer and adhesive layer from a back side of the face layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Avery Dennison Corporation
    Inventors: Craig W. Potter, Amy Van, David W. Whitman
  • Patent number: 10975267
    Abstract: An anisotropic conductive film including an electrically insulating adhesive layer, and electrically conductive particles disposed on the electrically insulating adhesive layer. In such an anisotropic conductive film, the electrically conductive particles are disposed in a lattice by being arranged in first direction rows and second direction rows, and narrow and wide intervals are provided between neighboring rows in at least one of the direction rows. As a result, opposing terminals are stably connected using the anisotropic conductive film, inspection after the connecting is more easily performed, and the number of electrically conductive particles not involved in the connection are reduced and, thereby, the manufacturing cost of the anisotropic conductive film is reduced, even in FOG connections or the like with finer bump pitches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Seiichiro Shinohara
  • Patent number: 10968370
    Abstract: An article 10 is provided with an adhesive layer 14 that includes an adhesive, a release layer 12 that is stacked on the adhesive layer 14, and an air layer 16 that is interposed between the adhesive layer 14 and the release layer 12. On a surface 12a of the release layer 12 that opposes the adhesive layer 14, microprotrusions 20 that contact the adhesive layer 14 with tips 20a are provided. The microprotrusions 20 are provided with a wall-shaped portion 22 having a shape that at least partially surrounds the air layer 16 between the adhesive layer 14 and the release layer 12. The wall-shaped portion 22 protects a main portion 14a of the adhesive layer 14 that is adjacent to the air layer 16 from contamination. By selecting a shape, dimensions, and the like of the micro protrusions 20, a release force of the release layer 12 can be adjusted to a desired range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Aizoh Sakurai, Yoshiteru Kakinuma, Bing Liu
  • Patent number: 10947417
    Abstract: The instant disclosure provides a thermal-curable adhesive composition and adhesive sheet. The thermal-curable adhesive composition has a rate of change of adhesion ranging from 80% to 98% and defined by the following equation: V=[(V0?V1)/V0]×100, wherein V is the rate of change of adhesion of the thermal-curable adhesive composition, V0 is the adhesion of the thermal-curable adhesive composition under room temperature, and V1 is the adhesion of the thermal-curable adhesive composition after being heated to a predetermined temperature then cooled to the room temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: TAIMIDE TECH. INC.
    Inventors: Chih-Wei Lin, Chun-Ting Lai
  • Patent number: 10940985
    Abstract: There is provided a wrapping web (11) having transverse tape assemblies (12) released from a double sided release film (13) and cut to length. The tape assemblies (12) comprise a double sided adhesive tape portion (14) adhered to the baling web (11) and an adhesive tape laminate portion (15) having a release surface overlying the double sided adhesive tape portion (14). The exposed adhesive layer (17) of the adhesive tape (15) permanently adheres to the back surface (24) of the web (11) as it is rolled up. The wrapping web assembly (10) is deployed by unwinding from an accumulator spool into a baling assembly. As the web (11) unspools from the accumulator spool, peel forces are applied to the tape assembly (12) causing separation of the adhesive (14) and double sided adhesive (15) tape portions. This presents an exposed adhesive layer (20) whereby the web (11) can be closed over itself to close the wrapping of a product such as cotton.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Inventor: Samuel Lance Allen
  • Patent number: 10940709
    Abstract: A printable media including a carrier layer, a fabric layer and a first adhesive. The carrier layer includes a first surface having a first area, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a first rigidity. The fabric layer includes a third surface, a fourth surface opposite the third surface and including a second area, and a second rigidity less than the first rigidity. The fabric layer is secured to the carrier layer by the first adhesive bonding a first portion of the fourth surface to the first surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Eliud Robles Flores, William G. Osbourne
  • Patent number: 10933674
    Abstract: A two-sided articulating note comprises a generally flat writing portion having opposing front and back sides and a hinged edge, an anchor portion, and a joint portion between the anchor portion and the hinged edge. A method of using the note configures the note in a first configuration by securing the anchor portion to an object so that the front side of the writing portion is exposed and the back side of the writing portion faces the object while the note lies flat, writes on the front side of the writing portion while the note is in the first configuration, configures the note in a second configuration by folding over the note about the joint portion to cause the back side of the writing portion to be exposed, and writing on the back side of the writing portion while the note is in the second configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Stik Out Cards, LLC
    Inventor: Jon Phillip Van Wagoner
  • Patent number: 10870258
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a stretch releasing adhesive assembly, a housing assembly, and a mobile terminal. The stretch releasing adhesive assembly includes: a stretch releasing adhesive layer, having a pull portion at an end of the stretch releasing adhesive layer; and a first pull layer, the first pull layer and the pull portion being superposed and connected, the first pull layer being provided with at least one tear line in a position corresponding to the pull portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuanqing Zeng
  • Patent number: 10865297
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a curable resin composition which has low viscosity as well as properties such as rubber physical property and hydrogen gas barrier property. The present invention provides a curable resin composition including the following ingredients (A) to (D): ingredient (A): a vinyl-based polymer having one or more alkenyl groups in one molecule, ingredient (B): a compound having one or more hydrosilyl groups in one molecule, ingredient (C): a hydrosilylation catalyst, and ingredient (D): a plasticizer having at least two peaks in a molecular weight distribution measured by GPC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: THREEBOND CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tetsunori Soga
  • Patent number: 10861365
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a display unit; and a control unit, wherein the control unit is configured to: set an irradiation condition of a laser beam for a thermally expandable sheet, a surface of the thermally expandable sheet being heated and expanded by being irradiated with the laser beam; display, on the display unit, a preview of an irradiation region of the thermally expandable sheet to be irradiated with the laser beam so as to be distinguishable in a display mode according to the set irradiation condition; allow the irradiation condition for expanding the thermally expandable sheet to a predetermined height to be selectable from among a plurality of mutually different irradiation conditions; and display, on the display unit, a preview of the plurality of irradiation conditions in mutually different display modes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Horiuchi
  • Patent number: 10828945
    Abstract: The present invention provides a connection structure between a tire pressure monitoring sensor and a tire valve. The connection structure comprises a tire valve and a tire pressure monitoring sensor, wherein the tire valve comprises a valve stem and a rubber body disposed outside the valve stem, one end of the valve stem is provided with an external thread, and a bump is formed on the rubber body; and the tire pressure monitoring sensor comprises a housing, a boss with a threaded hole is formed on the housing, and the housing is formed with a recess on the side where the boss is situated. Among other things, the valve stem extends into the threaded hole of the boss, such that the threaded hole of the boss engages with the external thread of the valve stem, and the bump extends into the recess and is snap-fitted with the recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: BAOLONG HUF SHANGHAI ELECTRONIC CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wei Li
  • Patent number: 10800952
    Abstract: The present invention has an object to produce a curable resin composition that achieves both low-temperature curability and low compression set. Provided is a sealing agent for fuel cell, comprising (A) to (D) ingredients: (A) ingredient: a vinyl polymer having one or more alkenyl groups per molecule and being liquid at 25° C.; (B) ingredient: a compound having one or more hydrosilyl groups per molecule; (C) ingredient: a hydrosilylation catalyst; and (D) ingredient: a heavy metal deactivator being one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of amino group-containing triazine compounds, aminotriazole compounds, and hydrazide compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: THREEBOND CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsunori Soga, Hiroshi Takebe
  • Patent number: 10787388
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a (meth)acrylic mixture for impregnating a fibrous substrate, characterized in that it comprises: a) a first dispersion comprising at least one (meth)acrylic polymer obtained by emulsion polymerization of one or more (meth)acrylic monomers, b) a second dispersion comprising at least one flame retardant. The invention also relates to a method for impregnating a fibrous substrate with a (meth)acrylic mixture of this kind, and to a method for manufacturing mechanical parts or structured elements, or articles, from the (meth)acrylic mixture. Another objective of the invention is a mechanical part or a structured element or an article made of composite material, obtained by the implementation of the manufacturing method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventor: Pierre Gerard
  • Patent number: 10773493
    Abstract: One example provides a method. The method includes printing an image on a surface of laminate, the laminate including: a backing layer; and a transparency disposed over the backing layer. The transparency may have a first side having the image printed thereon and a second side disposed over a first side of the backing layer, the second side opposite the first side. The method may include detaching the second side of the transparency from the first side of the backing layer and reattaching the first side of the transparency to the first side of the backing layer to form a laminated image. The method may include disposing the laminated image over a substrate surface having a curvature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Greg S Smith, David R Parry
  • Patent number: 10736793
    Abstract: Closure elements that include elastic and non-elastic regions are disclosed as well as absorbent articles that include closure elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Herbert Bader, Horst Kurrer, Marcel Grossmann, Olga Fezert
  • Patent number: 10669724
    Abstract: Building panels provided with a locking system for vertical and horizontal locking of a first edge and a second edge of adjacent panels. The locking system includes a displaceable tongue at least partly arranged in a displacement groove, a tongue groove, a cavity provided in a strip at the first edge, and a protrusion extending downwards at the second edge. The displaceable tongue is arranged to be displaced at least partly into the tongue groove during locking, and wherein the protrusion is arranged to be located in least a portion of the cavity when the panels are locked vertically and horizontally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: CERALOC INNOVATION AB
    Inventor: Darko Pervan
  • Patent number: 10661530
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus to couple a decorative layer to a panel via a high-bond adhesive layer are disclosed. An example apparatus includes a panel, a high-bond adhesive layer fixed to the panel, a liner fixed to the high-bond adhesive layer that is fixed to the panel, and a first decorative layer removably coupled to the liner that is fixed to the high-bond adhesive layer via a second adhesive layer. The high-bond adhesive layer is to impede at least one of gas or vapor from escaping the panel to deter the at least one of gas or vapor from exerting a pressure on the first decorative layer to deter a portion of the first decorative layer from separating from the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: John Wilde, Jason Drexler, Xiaoxi Wang, Gary Benham
  • Patent number: 10664934
    Abstract: A method is provided of processing a food order in a table service restaurant. The method comprises receiving a food order including a table identifier, and electronically by a computer terminal, printing a food order label including the table identifier and providing the printed food order label. The method also comprises by a food preparer, preparing a food dish based upon the printed food order label, and by the food preparer, placing the prepared food dish in a position in vicinity of the printed food order label. The method further comprises by the food preparer or a food server, picking up the prepared food dish and attaching the printed food order label to the food dish with the table identifier being visible, and by a food server, delivering the prepared food dish to the table indicated by the visible table identifier on the printed food order label and thereby delivering the prepared food dish to a customer in the table service restaurant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Iconex LLC
    Inventor: Jerry Butler
  • Patent number: 10608211
    Abstract: An outer casing material for a battery 4 is provided, wherein an outer layer 11, a metal foil layer 10 and an inner layer 8 are laminated via an adhesive layer 5; the inner layer 8 comprises a sealant layer 8b and a base material layer 8a; the sealant layer 8b is made from a propylene-ethylene random copolymer wherein a melt flow rate at 230° C. thereof is in a range of 3 to 30 g/10 minutes; the base material layer 8a is made of a resin composition wherein a melt flow rate at 230° C. thereof is in a range of 0.1 to 15 g/10 minutes, xylene-soluble component Xs thereof satisfies the predetermined conditions, and the resin composition comprises 50 to 80% by mass of a propylene component (A) and 50 to 20% by mass of a copolymer component (B) which is an elastomer of a copolymer of propylene and ethylene and/or ?-olefin having 4 to 12 carbons and includes 50 to 85% by mass of a polymerization unit originated from propylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO PACKAGING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Karatsu, Kensuke Nagata, Tetsunobu Kuramoto
  • Patent number: 10603943
    Abstract: A transfer material is provided that can be more firmly attached to an image substrate without deteriorating printing characteristics concerning image bleeding, printing resolution, and the like. An ink receiving layer is of a gap-absorbing type. An adhesive layer includes discretely disposed adhesive pieces provided on a surface of the ink receiving layer so as to leave exposed portions on the surface of the ink receiving layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Finetech Nisca Inc.
    Inventors: Yusuke Sumikawa, Takahiro Tsutsui, Hiromitsu Hirabayashi
  • Patent number: 10595404
    Abstract: A hot-press protection release colloid for applying on a surface of an object to be hot-pressed is provided. The hot-press protection release colloid includes an acrylate-based resin, a polymeric isocyanate component, and a solvent, wherein the amount of the polymeric isocyanate component is 1 to 30 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the acrylate-based resin, and wherein the hot-press protection has a viscosity of 10,000 to 500,000 cP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: TECH ADVANCE INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chun-Chih Huang
  • Patent number: 10519346
    Abstract: A coating sheet for preventing adhesion of advertising materials includes a soft sheet made with a synthetic resin; a protective layer formed on one of the two surfaces of the soft sheet to protect the sheet from decoloration by the ultra-violet rays in the sunlight; a first coating layer formed on the protective layer and provided with a plurality of small projections; a second coating layer formed as a film on the first coating layer; an adhesive layer formed on the opposite side of the soft sheet for attaching the soft sheet; and a release paper layer positioned underside (exposed surface of) the adhesive layer to protect the adhesive layer from being contaminated by foreign materials and losing adhesive power. The coating sheet can be attached to public or private installation, such as walls, poles, street lights, or traffic lights, to prevent adhesion of unlawful advertising materials on the installation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: SINDO DNT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Young-ok Ryu
  • Patent number: 10502997
    Abstract: A touch liquid crystal display (LCD) device, a touch display device and a lamination method are provided. The touch LCD device includes an LCD module, a package substrate, a first adhesive and a second adhesive; the LCD module and the package substrate are adhered to each other through the first adhesive which covers a display area of the LCD module; and the second adhesive is disposed between the LCD module and the package substrate and on a non-display area of the LCD module, and hardness of the second adhesive is greater than hardness of the first adhesive. The touch LCD device can effectively eliminate the problem of reduced display quality caused by the water wave phenomenon that the touch LCD device adopting a full lamination method tends to generate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Chen, Hongqiang Luo, Pengyu Zhang, Zhanqi Xu, Zhongzheng Yang, Kefeng Li, Ting Zeng
  • Patent number: 10446788
    Abstract: An optically transparent adhesive resin composition includes an ester polymer which contains an ester bond within a repeating unit, a (meth)acrylic ester polymer which contains a (meth)acrylic ester bond within the repeating unit, a rubber polymer, and a crystalline polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Sung You, Yong Youl Cho
  • Patent number: 10446061
    Abstract: A self-masking label and method of use for wrapping about elongate articles. The label includes a series of label sections positioned end-to-end along the length of the label and supported on a carrier strip during printing. A first label section is configured to be marked or printed with indicia; a second label section may be transparent; a third label section is arranged to overlap the first and second sections and to cover and protect the indicia, during for example, an over-coating procedure; and a fourth label section includes a non-sticky tab section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: HELLERMANNTYTON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Steve Hansen, James A. Petersen
  • Patent number: 10424817
    Abstract: A pouch type rechargeable battery according to an exemplary embodiment includes: an electrode assembly that includes a first electrode, a separator, and a second electrode; a fixing member that includes a first fixing member and a second fixing member positioned at opposite sides of the electrode assembly; and a pouch that is provided with an accommodation part for accommodating the electrode assembly and a sealing part that surrounds the accommodation part and is thermo-bonded, wherein the fixing member may have a first part overlapping the electrode assembly, a second part overlapping the sealing part, and a width of the second part is narrower than the sealing part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yong-Kyun Park
  • Patent number: 10414942
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a primer composition. In an embodiment, the primer composition includes a functionalized polyolefin, a functionalized styrenic block copolymer containing greater than or equal to 20 wt % polymerized styrene, a solvent composition and an isocyanate component. The primer composition is suitable for use as an adhesive layer between a substrate and a polyolefin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Qichun Wan, Stephanie K. Anderson, Patricia A. Peart, Kyle D. Anderson, Yongfu Li, Colin LiPiShan
  • Patent number: 10399373
    Abstract: A two-sided articulating note comprises a generally flat writing portion having opposing front and back sides and a hinged edge, an anchor portion, and a joint portion between the anchor portion and the hinged edge. A method of using the note configures the note in a first configuration by securing the anchor portion to an object so that the front side of the writing portion is exposed and the back side of the writing portion faces the object while the note lies flat, writes on the front side of the writing portion while the note is in the first configuration, configures the note in a second configuration by folding over the note about the joint portion to cause the back side of the writing portion to be exposed, and writing on the back side of the writing portion while the note is in the second configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Stik Out Cards, LLC
    Inventor: Jon Phillip Van Wagoner
  • Patent number: 10388822
    Abstract: An encased adhesive tape includes: an adhesive tape composite that includes adhesive tapes and connecting components, the adhesive tapes each including a base film and being arranged adjacent to one another in a longitudinal direction of the base film, the connecting components being band-shaped and each being arranged between the adhesive tapes; and a housing that is connected to one end of the adhesive tape composite in the longitudinal direction, and houses the adhesive tape composite. Each of the adhesive tapes includes a non-adhesive region in which an adhesive layer is not disposed, in an end portion out of end portions of the base film in the longitudinal direction, the end portion being on the same side as the one end of the adhesive tape composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Junya Mihara
  • Patent number: 10360823
    Abstract: A label containing a base layer (A) and an adhesive layer (C) provided in contact with one surface of the base layer (A), wherein the base layer (A) contains a thermoplastic resin and at least one of inorganic fine powder and an organic filler, and the base layer (A) is stretched in at least one direction, and the film has an internal bond strength measured according to TAPPI T569 of from 0.4 to 0.95 kg·cm on a side of the adhesive layer (C) and from 0.4 to 1.5 kg·cm on a side opposite thereto, is easily recognized by the naked eye for the fact that the film has been peeled from an adherend, and is difficult to be restored by re-adhering after peeling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: YUPO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuta Iwasawa, Kazuhisa Kitamura, Takahiro Zama
  • Patent number: 10350852
    Abstract: A releasable adhesive system for joining a first surface to a second surface. The system includes a primary material having a first portion including at least one first-portion molecule configured to be positioned parallel with at least one first-surface molecule of the first surface, and a second portion, opposite the first portion, including at least one second-portion molecule configured to be positioned parallel with at least second surfaced one molecule of the second surface. The first surface molecule, positioned parallel with the first-surface molecule, is configured to maintain bonds between the first portion and the first surface up to one or more pre-determined three scenarios, such as pre-determined shear, pull, and peel forces being exerted on the first surface. The second portion can function similarly with respect to the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Raymond Guo, John P. Spicer, Yhu-tin Lin, Ryan C. Sekol, Jeffrey A. Abell, Mark A. Smith