Processes Of Treating A Solid Polymer Derived From Ethylenic Monomers Only; Or Compositions Therefore Patents (Class 522/150)
  • Patent number: 10563053
    Abstract: Embodiments of polyethylene formulations comprise a partially cross-linked multimodal polyethylene composition having a the first molecular weight ethylene-based polymer component and a second molecular weight ethylene-based polymer component, wherein the partially cross-linked multimodal polyethylene composition comprises a density from 0.930 g/cc to 0.943 g/cc measured according to ASTM D792, a melt index (I2) from 0.01 g/10 min to 5 g/10 min, when measured according to ASTM D1238 at 190° C. and a 2.16 kg load, a molecular weight distribution (MWD) from 5 to 10, wherein MWD is defined as Mw/Mn with Mw being a weight average molecular weight and Mn being a number average molecular weight, and a complex viscosity ratio from 250 to 450, wherein the complex viscosity ratio is defined as the complex viscosity at a shear rate of 0.01 rad/s divided by the complex viscosity at a shear rate of at a shear rate of 100 rad/s.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Quimica De Colombia S.A., Dow Quimica Mexicana S.A. Dec.V.
    Inventors: Patricia Perdiz Fernandez, Miguel A. Molano Niampira
  • Patent number: 10370322
    Abstract: Addition-fragmentation agents of the formula are disclosed: wherein R1, R2 and R3 are each independently Z-Q-, a (hetero)alkyl group or a (hetero)aryl group with the proviso that at least one of R1, R2 and R3 is Zm-Q-, Q is a linking group have a valence of m+1; Z is an ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable group, m is 1 to 6; each X1 is independently —O— or —NR4—, where R4 is H or C1-C4 alkyl, and n is 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Guy D. Joly, Larry R. Krepski, Ann R. Fornof, Serkan Yurt, Babu N. Gaddam, Ahmed S. Abuelyaman
  • Patent number: 10253217
    Abstract: A roof structure comprises a roof membrane and a roof substrate. A first surface of the roof membrane is adhered to the roof substrate by a two component adhesive, the adhesive being capable of adhering the first surface of the roof membrane to the roof substrate without the use of a high VOC solvent. The two component adhesive includes a Michael donor and a Michael acceptor, and the Michael donor and the Michael acceptor react to form an adhesive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Carlisle Intangible Company
    Inventors: Daniel J. Cotsakis, William J. Schneider, Michael J. Scanish, Anil G. Shenoy, Timothy E. Long, Sam Richard Turner, Alison R. Schultz
  • Patent number: 10000631
    Abstract: A polypropylene resin sheet which shows sufficiently reduced drawdown with excellent melt elongation and further has good heat resistance and good appearance. The polypropylene resin sheet may be formed from a polypropylene resin composition, the polypropylene resin composition containing: 60% to 97% by weight of a first polypropylene resin having a melt flow rate range of 0.1 to 10 g/10 min, and 3% to 40% by weight of a modified polypropylene resin having a elongational viscosity ratio to the first polypropylene resin of at least 1.5, at a strain of 3, obtained by melt kneading a second polypropylene resin, a conjugated diene compound, and a radical polymerization initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventor: Masaki Amano
  • Patent number: 9870972
    Abstract: A thermosetting resin molded article including: a metal member; a first thermosetting resin layer containing a chelating agent in an amount of 0.5% by mass or more; and a second thermosetting resin layer containing no chelating agent or containing a chelating agent in an amount of less than 0.5% by mass, in which the metal member, the first thermosetting resin layer, and the second thermosetting resin layer are stacked in this order is provided. A semiconductor device including: a semiconductor element mounted on a substrate and metal members, which are sealed with a sealant, in which the sealant includes: a first thermosetting resin layer stacked on the semiconductor element and the metal member; and a second thermosetting resin layer stacked on the first thermosetting resin layer is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Miki Isono
  • Patent number: 9766468
    Abstract: The present invention provides an optical film comprising a substrate including a photoluminescent material and an adhesive layer formed on one surface of the substrate. The optical film according to the present invention can not only enhance the visibility of a laser pointer when the laser pointer is pointed on a display having the optical film adhered thereto, but also suppresses the generation of bubbles when adhered to an antiglare-treated display having fine asperities on its surface to prevent the deterioration of visibility, and can also have an excellent transmissive clarity and be easily attached and detached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: DONGWOO FINE-CHEM CO., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Su Kim, Eun Young Kim, Jin Young Park
  • Patent number: 9487468
    Abstract: Novel improved processes for the production and isolation of methylidene malonates via direct and indirect adduct processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: OptMed, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernard M Malofsky, Chris Mariotti
  • Patent number: 9458327
    Abstract: A multifunctional polymerizable ionic liquid is described comprising an anion and a cationic group having at least two ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups, each bonded to the cationic group via a divalent non-alkyl linking group. The multifunctional linking groups independently comprise a heteroatom such as oxygen or nitrogen. The linking groups may independently comprise one or more linkages such as an amide, urea, and more typically a urethane or ester linkage. The ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups are typically (meth)acrylate groups. Coatings and coated articles are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Inventors: Kevin M. Lewandowski, Larry R. Krepski, Yizhong Wang, Joel D. Oxman, Peiwang Zhu, Brian N. Holmes, Thomas P. Klun, Bryan V. Hunt
  • Patent number: 9034937
    Abstract: A method of treating a surface of a substrate using modified urushiol derived from Toxicodendron vernicifluum is provided. More particularly, the reactivity of a hydroxyl group of urushiol extracted from fresh Toxicodendron vernicifluum is removed before the lacquer is used as a UV coating agent for a substrate such as a steel sheet. Therefore, the substrate may have high antibacterial activity, and excellent appearance and functionalities such as far-infrared radiation, blocking of electromagnetic waves, enhanced corrosion resistance, high crosslinking speed when a low content of a photoinitiator is used, excellent surface gloss and high scratch resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: POSCO
    Inventors: Hye Jin Yoo, In Woo Cheong, Chang Se Byeon, Jae Ryung Lee, Jin Tae Kim, Jung Hwan Lee, Yang Ho Choi
  • Patent number: 8993649
    Abstract: Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates which can adhere a polarizing plate on a liquid crystal cell with good adhesion durability and has the characteristic that a liquid crystal display device obtained therefrom is less liable to cause light leakage even under the environment of high temperature and high humidity and which makes it possible remove the polarizing plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Lintec Corporation
    Inventors: Koichi Nagamoto, Kentaro Kusama, Mikihiro Kashio, Kazuhiro Kon, Motoyuki Hayakawa
  • Patent number: 8980404
    Abstract: A composition for imprints comprising a polymerizable monomer, a photopolymerization initiator, and a polymer having a functional group with at least one of a fluorine atom or a silicon atom and having a polymerizable functional group, wherein the polymer has a weight-average molecular weight of at least 2000 and the amount of the polymer is from 0.01 to 20% by mass relative to the polymerizable monomer, is excellent in patternability and mold releasability, capable of forming good patterns and free from a problem of mold contamination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Kunihiko Kodama
  • Patent number: 8968627
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the manufacturing of continuously shaped cured silicone articles, particularly extrusions articles and the use of silicone compositions containing a photoactivatable metal catalyst in said process, wherein the curing is initiated by visible or UV-light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials GmbH
    Inventors: Uwe Irmer, Dieter Wrobel, Yi-Feng Wang
  • Patent number: 8952078
    Abstract: This invention relates to a printing ink and in particular to an ink for ink-jet printing which is cured by irradiation. The ink comprises at least one radiation-curable monomer; at least one passive thermoplastic resin; at least one radical photoinitiator; and at least one colouring agent; wherein the ink has a viscosity of less than 100 mPas at 25° C., and wherein the at least one passive resin is present at 2 to 15 wt % based on the total weight of the ink and has a molecular weight of 1,500 to 70,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Sericol Limited
    Inventor: Nigel Paul Gould
  • Patent number: 8940808
    Abstract: Disclosed is a curable coating agent composition which exhibits excellent wear resistance and weather resistance when applied as a coating agent to plastic or other substrates to be used outdoors. The curable coating agent composition comprises 95 to 65 parts by mass of a component (A) comprising an urethane adduct compound having weather resistance, 5 to 35 parts by mass of a component (B) comprising a specific organosilicon compound, 0.1 to 10 parts by mass of a component (C) which is a radical polymerization initiator, 1 to 12 parts by mass of a component (D) which is an ultraviolet ray absorber, and 10 to 1,000 parts by mass of a component (E) which is an organic solvent, with respect to 100 parts by mass of the components (A) and (B) in total.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki, Toagosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Mitsuoka, Hidetaka Hayashi, Toshihisa Shimo, Kyoko Kumagai, Naoharu Ueda, Kazumasa Inata, Takeshi Fujita, Yasuyuki Sanai, Eiichi Okazaki, Hiroshi Suzuki, Naomasa Furuta
  • Patent number: 8940810
    Abstract: An optical component and an electrical board that have a low coefficient of linear expansion and small mold shrinkage, a method for producing the optical component, and a method for producing the electronic board are provided. An optical component includes a polymer having a repeating structural unit represented by general formula (1) where R1 and R2 each independently represent —H or —CH3; m and n each independently represent an integer in the range of 0 to 3; asterisk denotes a dangling bond that bonds to one of Xa and Xb; and —H bonds to the other one of Xa and Xb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryo Ogawa, Seiji Okada
  • Patent number: 8940809
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for producing electret fine particles or coarse powder that can be uniformly electrified and exhibits excellent electrophoretic properties. Specifically, the present invention relates to the production processes (1) and (2) below: (1) A process for producing electret fine particles, comprising emulsifying a fluorine-containing material that contains a vinylidene fluoride-hexafluoropropylene-tetrafluoroethylene terpolymer in a liquid that is incompatible with the fluorine-containing material to obtain emulsified particles; and subjecting the emulsified particles to electron ray irradiation, radial ray irradiation, or corona discharge treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Sakura Color Products Corporation
    Inventors: Tomochika Yoshitsugi, Hiroshi Inoue
  • Patent number: 8912247
    Abstract: Improved methods for preparing polyethylene glycol fumarate) are disclosed. Methods for chemically crosslinking or photocross-linking hydrophilic polyethylene glycol fumarate) with hydrophobic polymers such as poly(propylene fumarate) (PPF) and poly(caprolactone fumarate) (PCLF) to form various hydrogels (FIG. 1) with controllable hydrophilicity are also disclosed. The hydrogels are useful in the fabrication of injectable and in-situ hardening scaffolds for application in skeletal reconstruction. An injectable material including the hydrogels may be useful in controlled drug release.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
    Inventors: Shanfeng Wang, Lichun Lu, Michael J. Yaszemski
  • Patent number: 8901198
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are solventborne liquid UV-curable coating compositions comprising: a radiation curable compound comprising an acrylate-terminated compound having greater than two unsaturated sites, wherein the acrylate-terminated compound comprises a reaction product of reactants comprising: an adduct of a polyisocyanate, wherein the adduct of a polyisocyanate comprises a reaction product of reactants comprising a polyisocyanate comprising greater than two isocyanate groups and a compound having groups reactive with the isocyanate groups of the polyisocyanate; and an active hydrogen-containing acrylate; and a photoinitiator composition that includes a first photoinitiator composition for providing surface cure and a second photoinitiator composition for providing through cure of the resultant coating layer. Also disclosed are related multi-component composite coatings, coated substrates, and methods for coating a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles M. Kania, Kenneth T. Phelps, Kurt A. Humbert, Todd M. Roper, Jiping Shao, David C. Martin
  • Patent number: 8889759
    Abstract: An object to be attained by the present invention is to provide an active energy ray-curable composition that is capable of producing a cured coating film having high scratch resistance and excellent transparency. The present invention relates to an active energy ray-curable composition containing a reactive particle (A) obtained by reacting a silica fine particle (a-1) and a hydrolysable silane (a-2) having one or more (meth)acryloyloxy groups and one or more isocyanurate ring structures in a molecule. The present invention also provides the active energy ray-curable composition according to the above, containing a photopolymerization initiator (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Matsuura, Akinori Nagai, Atsuya Kato
  • Patent number: 8859634
    Abstract: This invention relates to a photo-curing or electron beam-curing adherent resin composition being excellent in the adhesiveness to various adherends such as metal oxide, metal, resin and so on, and more particularly to an adherent resin composition of a photo-curing or electron beam-curing type comprising a difunctional urethane (metha)acrylate oligomer (A) and a monomer component (B), characterized in that the urethane (metha)acrylate oligomer includes a urethane prepolymer portion composed of a polyol and a polyisocyanate wherein repetitive number of urethane prepolymer portion (n) is 10-30, and the monomer component (B) is a cyclic monomer having a (metha)acryloyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE Corporation
    Inventors: Junji Sakata, Hajime Kitano, Hiroyuki Kanesugi
  • Patent number: 8859633
    Abstract: Provided are a temporal fixation method in processing of optical members and a resin composition suitable therefore, which uses a composition which is characterized by containing the following (A3), (B3) and (D3), wherein (A3) is a urethane(meth)acrylate; (B3) is one or more (meth)acrylic acid derivative monomers selected from the group consisting of n-(meth)acryloyloxyalkyl hexahydrophthalimides, carboxyl group-containing (meth)acrylates and (meth)acrylic acid derivative monomers represented by the formula (C3): Z—O—(R2O)p—R1??Formula (C3): wherein Z represents a (meth)acryloyl group, R1 represents a phenyl group or a phenyl group having an alkyl group with 1 to 3 carbon atoms, R2 represents —C2H4—, —C3H6—, —CH2CH(CH3)—, —CH2CH(OH)CH2—, —C4H8— or —C6H12—, and p represents an integer of from 1 to 10; and D(3) is a photopolymerization initiator, along with methods for temporarily fixing a member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Oshima, Tomoyuki Kanai, Kunio Iriuchijima
  • Patent number: 8853293
    Abstract: A radiation curable solid ink composition comprising at least one curable wax that is curable by free radical polymerization; at least one monomer, oligomer, or prepolymer; at least one non-curable wax; at least one free-radical photoinitiator or photoinitiating moiety; and a colorant; wherein the components form a curable ink composition that is a solid at a first temperature of from about 20 to about 25° C.; and wherein the components form a liquid composition at a second temperature of greater than about 40° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Marcel P. Breton, Michelle N. Chretien, Peter G. Odell, Christopher Wagner
  • Patent number: 8846779
    Abstract: The present invention provides an energy ray-curable ink composition excellent in the continuous discharge property, and excellent in curability and adherability. The present invention relates to an energy ray-curable ink composition which contains a coloring agent, contains only a monofunctional monomer having an acrylic equivalent of 300 or less, and having one ethylenic double bond in one molecule, and a polyfunctional monomer having an acrylic equivalent of 150 or less, and having two or more ethylenic double bonds in one molecule as a polymerizable compound, contains an ?-aminoalkylphenone compound and a thioxanthone compound as a photopolymerization initiator, and contains a silicone compound having a polydimethylsiloxane structure as a surface conditioner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsuyuki Kito, Masayuki Oya, Satoshi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 8840769
    Abstract: A catalyst precursor resin composition includes an organic polymer resin; a fluorinated-organic complex of silver ion; a monomer having multifunctional ethylene-unsaturated bonds; a photoinitiator; and an organic solvent. The metallic pattern is formed by forming catalyst pattern on a base using the catalyst precursor resin composition reducing the formed catalyst pattern, and electroless plating the reduced catalyst pattern. In the case of forming metallic pattern using the catalyst precursor resin composition, a compatibility of catalyst is good enough not to make precipitation, chemical resistance and adhesive force of the formed catalyst layer are good, catalyst loss is reduced during wet process such as development or plating process, depositing speed is improved, and thus a metallic pattern having good homogeneous and micro pattern property may be formed after electroless plating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Kyoun Kim, Min Jin Ko, Sang Chul Lee, Jeong Im Roh
  • Patent number: 8822562
    Abstract: Ink deposited on a substrate by an ink-jet arrangement to form a protective layer includes hardenable oligomer, hardenable monomer selected from a group including alkoxylated and/or poly-alkoxylated acrylic monomers comprising one or more di- or tri-acrylates, and a photoinitiator. The oligomer has a room temperature viscosity greater than 1 Pa·s. The oligomer to monomer weight ratio is between 1/6 and 1/25. The ink has a room temperature viscosity between 15 and 22 mPa·s and between 5 and 2 mPa·s at 60° C., and a room temperature surface tension between 15 and 28 mN/m. The photoinitiator is activated by a UV source having an appropriate wavelength and intensity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: M.G.I. USA, Inc.
    Inventor: Edmond Abergel
  • Patent number: 8822563
    Abstract: Disclosed is a curable resin composition comprising a polymer (A) that has a main chain comprising carbon atoms and a side chain having a polymerizing unsaturated linking group and has a cyclic structure in the main chain and/or the side chain, and a compound having a polymerizing unsaturated group. The curable resin composition has good optical characteristics, good heat resistance and good moldability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Mochizuki, Naoyuki Morooka, Rie Okutsu, Tatsuhiko Obayashi
  • Patent number: 8822559
    Abstract: Methods of electron beam curing nonfunctional polysiloxanes and silanol terminated polysiloxanes are described. The resulting release materials are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: 3D Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Panu K. Zoller, Jayshree Seth, Timothy D. Filiatrault, Junkang J. Liu, Clayton A. George, Zai-Ming Qiu
  • Patent number: 8822125
    Abstract: A composition for forming a pattern includes: about 1% to about 10% by weight of a liquid prepolymer, about 40% to about 60% by weight of an acrylate having a hydrophilic group, about 10% to about 20% by weight of a viscosity modifier, about 1% to about 5% by weight of a photoinitiator, and an additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jin-Wuk Kim
  • Patent number: 8822560
    Abstract: Methods of electron beam curing nonfunctional polysiloxanes blended with functional polysiloxanes are provided. The resulting release materials are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Jayshree Seth, Timothy D. Filiatrault, Robin E. Wright, Panu K. Zoller, Zai-Ming Qiu
  • Patent number: 8796350
    Abstract: An ultraviolet (UV) crosslinkable acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive comprises an acrylic copolymer and a cationic photoinitiator. The acrylic copolymer comprises pendant reactive functional groups. The pressure sensitive adhesive formed from the acrylic copolymer with the pendant reactive functional groups result in high green strength and/or high temperature holding strength of the adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Henkel US IP LLC
    Inventors: Yuxia Liu, Peter Palasz, Charles W. Paul, Paul B. Foreman
  • Patent number: 8796352
    Abstract: Provided is a material suitable for an optical element, which can be applied by inkjet, has an ultraviolet curable characteristic, and yields a cured product excellent in transparency and hardness and having a refractive index of more than 1.5. Specifically, an optical element excellent in transparency and hardness and having a refractive index of more than 1.5 is obtained by preparing a resin composition including at least: (A) 5 to 45 mass % of a vinyl group-containing copolymer obtained by copolymerization of a divinyl aromatic compound; (B) 55 to 94 mass % of a liquid photocurable polyfunctional (meth)acrylate having two or more (meth)acryloyl groups; (C) 0.97 to 20 mass % of a photopolymerization initiator; and (D) 0.03 to 1 mass % of a surfactant, and applying the resin composition onto a support substrate by inkjet, followed by photocuring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Steel & Sumikin Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Fujishiro, Masanao Kawabe, Tohru Saito, Takahiro Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 8785517
    Abstract: A pre-adhesive composition is described comprising an acid- and epoxy-functional (meth)acryloyl copolymer, which when crosslinked using an ionic photoacid generator (PAG) provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive and pressure-sensitive adhesive articles having desirable properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Arlin L. Weikel, Larry R. Krepski, Jason D. Clapper, Wayne S. Mahoney, Babu N. Gaddam
  • Patent number: 8748507
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide an active energy ray curable resin composition exhibiting good adhesion to a polyolefin-based resin base material. More specifically, there is provided an active energy ray curable resin composition comprising: a block copolymer (C) that includes a polymer block (A) composed mainly of an olefin-based monomer unit and a polymer block (B) composed of a vinyl-based monomer unit having a carboxyl group, a carboxylic anhydride group, or a sulfonic acid group and/or a second vinyl-based monomer unit copolymerizable with the aforementioned vinyl-based monomer unit, the block copolymer (C) having a weight-average molecular weight from 5,000 to 100,000; and an active energy ray curable compound (D).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Paper Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minoru Yada, Yuuki Kokufu, Yuu Takata, Hideo Hosaka, Kenichi Fujino
  • Patent number: 8741980
    Abstract: A hardenable two part acrylic composition, a polymer component of the two part hardenable composition and a method of producing a polymer component of the two part composition are disclosed. The hardenable two part acrylic composition includes an acrylic polymer composition first part and an acrylic monomer composition second part. The acrylic polymer composition first part includes a first type of acrylic polymer particles wherein each first type of acrylic polymer particle is formed of a network of coalesced emulsion polymerized acrylic microparticles or is macroporous. The acrylic polymer composition may include emulsion polymerised acrylic polymer particles of particle size between 10 and 2000 nm and includes the use of acrylic polymer particles formed of a network of coalesced emulsion polymerized acrylic microparticles as a dough time reduction agent in a hardenable two part acrylic composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Lucite International UK Limited
    Inventors: Michael Stephen Chisholm, David McDonald, Sera Saheb Abed-Ali
  • Patent number: 8742047
    Abstract: A multifunctional polymerizable ionic liquid is described comprising an anion and a cationic group having at least two ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups, each bonded to the cationic group via a divalent non-alkyl linking group. The multifunctional linking groups independently comprise a heteroatom such as oxygen or nitrogen. The linking groups may independently comprise one or more linkages such as an amide, urea, or ether linkage and more typically a urethane or ester linkage. The ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups are typically (meth)acrylate groups. Coatings and coated articles are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Kevin M. Lewandowski, Larry R. Krepski, Yizhong Wang, Joel D. Oxman, Peiwang Zhu, Brian N. Holmes, Thomas P. Klun, Bryan V. Hunt
  • Publication number: 20140080937
    Abstract: There is provided provide a photosensitive resin composition which can markedly improve transparency, heat resistance, heat discoloration resistance, solvent resistance, and patterning properties. A photosensitive resin composition including: a polymer (A) in which a content of a unit structure containing a boronic acid group, a unit structure containing a boronic acid ester group, or a combination of these unit structures is 20 mol % to 100 mol % of a total molar number of unit structures constituting the polymer; and a photosensitizer (B). The polymer (A) preferably has a weight average molecular weight of 1,000 to 50,000. A cured film obtained from the photosensitive resin composition. A microlens prepared from the photosensitive resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2012
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Shojiro Yukawa
  • Patent number: 8673994
    Abstract: The present invention provides: an ink composition which contains at least a polymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator and a coloring material, and is free from an aqueous solvent, wherein the polymerizable compound comprises at least a urethane oligomer; a two-pack curing ink composition set comprising an ink composition containing a coloring material and a reaction liquid containing a photopolymerization initiator and capable of forming an image with an ink composition obtained by mixing the ink composition and the reaction liquid, wherein the ink composition after mixing contains at least a polymerizable compound, a photopolymerization initiator and a coloring material, and is free from an aqueous solvent, wherein the polymerizable compound comprises a urethane oligomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Keitaro Nakano, Takashi Oyanagi
  • Patent number: 8628698
    Abstract: Disclosed is a resin composition for a protective layer of a color filter including an acrylate-based resin including a repeating unit represented by each of Chemical Formulae 1 to 3, a melamine-based resin represented by Chemical Formula 4, a thermal acid generator (TAG), and a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Se-Young Choi, Jae-Hyun Kim, Nam-Gwang Kim, Eui-June Jeong, Sang-Kyun Kim, Kwen-Woo Han, Hyun-Hoo Sung
  • Patent number: 8609742
    Abstract: Disclosed is a high energy ray-curable composition which is excellent in storage stability before curing and enables to form a cured coating film which is excellent in hardness, property of preventing adhesion of fats and oils, property of wiping off fats and oils, abrasion resistance, transparency, water repellency, adhesion, smoothness and uniformity. Specifically disclosed is a high energy ray-curable composition containing the following components (A)-(D). (A) 100 parts by weight of a polyfunctional acrylate (B) 1-30 parts by weight of an organoalkoxysilane having an aliphatic unsaturated bond (C) 1-100 parts by weight of colloidal silica (D) 0.2-20 parts by weight of a fluorine compound having an aliphatic unsaturated bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignees: Daikin Industries, Ltd., Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Mari Wakita, Motoshi Sasaki, Peter Cheshire Hupfield, Yasuo Itami, Kaori Ozawa, Masahiko Maeda
  • Patent number: 8604095
    Abstract: A radiation-curable ink composition contains (A) aminoacrylate at 1 mass % to 10 mass %, inclusive, (B) phenoxyethyl acrylate at 20 mass % to 50 mass %, inclusive, and (C) tetraethylene glycol diacrylate at 1 mass % to 20 mass %, inclusive, in its reaction component, as well as (E) bis(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)-phenylphosphine oxide at 3 parts by mass to 8 parts by mass, inclusive, (F) 2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl-diphenyl-phosphine oxide at 3 parts by mass to 5 parts by mass, inclusive, in 100 parts by mass of the reaction component, and (G) diethylthioxanthone at 1 part by mass to 3 parts by mass, inclusive, in 100 parts by mass of the reaction component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Taketoshi Kagose, Toshiyuki Miyabayashi, Satoru Miura, Toru Saito, Hiroki Nakane, Jun Ito, Hiroyuki Kajimoto, Chigusa Sato, Hiroaki Kida
  • Patent number: 8598250
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photocurable acrylic viscoelastic material composition including: an acrylic monomer mixture containing an alkyl (meth)acrylate as a main monomer component and a polar group-containing vinyl monomer, or a partial polymerization product thereof; a (meth)acrylate compound having at least one isocyanate group within the molecule thereof; and a photopolymerization initiator. The photocurable acrylic viscoelastic material composition of the present invention has, by virtue of the above-described construction, excellent pot life and excellent storage stability, despite containing an isocyanate compound having at least one isocyanate group within the molecule thereof, and further can form an acrylic viscoelastic material excellent in the holding power at high temperatures through photocuring. Also, the acrylic viscoelastic material and acrylic viscoelastic material layer tape or sheet of the present invention is excellent in the holding power at high temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Hirao, Kunio Nagasaki, Kazuhisa Maeda
  • Patent number: 8597786
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including, as a main ingredient, a monomer mixture or an acrylic copolymer material obtained by at least partially polymerizing the monomer mixture, the monomer mixture including: at least one monomer (monomer m1) selected from alkyl (meth)acrylates represented by the following formula (I) CH2?C(R1)COOR2 in which R1 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and R2 is an alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms: at least one monomer (monomer m2) selected from N-hydroxyalkyl(meth)acrylamides represented by the following formula (II) CH2?C(R1)CONHR4 in which R3 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and R4 is a hydroxyalkyl group having 2 to 4 carbon atoms: and at least one monomer (monomer m3) selected from N-vinyl cyclic amides and (meth)acrylamides that may have an N-alkyl group; and the monomer mixture including substantially no carboxyl group-containing monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Masahito Niwa, Masayuki Okamoto, Naoaki Higuchi
  • Patent number: 8569395
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for making cross-linked oxidation-resistant polymeric materials and preventing or minimizing in vivo elution of antioxidant from the antioxidant-containing polymeric materials. The invention also provides methods of doping polymeric materials with a spatial control of cross-linking and antioxidant distribution, for example, vitamin E (?-Tocopherol), and methods for extraction/elution of antioxidants, for example, vitamin E (?-tocopherol), from surface regions of antioxidant-containing polymeric materials, and materials used therewith also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignees: The General Hospital Corporation, Cambridge Polymer Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Orhun K. Muratoglu, Edward T. Kopesky, Ebru Oral
  • Patent number: 8557031
    Abstract: This invention relates to methods for chemically grafting and attaching ceragenin molecules to polymer substrates; methods for synthesizing ceragenin-containing copolymers; methods for making ceragenin-modified water treatment membranes and spacers; and methods of treating contaminated water using ceragenin-modified treatment membranes and spacers. Ceragenins are synthetically produced antimicrobial peptide mimics that display broad-spectrum bactericidal activity. Alkene-functionalized ceragenins (e.g., acrylamide-functionalized ceragenins) can be attached to polyamide reverse osmosis membranes using amine-linking, amide-linking, UV-grafting, or silane-coating methods. In addition, silane-functionalized ceragenins can be directly attached to polymer surfaces that have free hydroxyls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Sandia Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Hibbs, Susan J. Altman, Howland D. T. Jones, Paul B. Savage
  • Patent number: 8552083
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a radiation-curable composition having a refractive index less than 1.40 comprising (1) a curable perfluoropolyether oligomer having a structural formula selected from the group consisting of: and wherein R represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, wherein A represents a straight chained or branched alkylene group, wherein m represents an integer from 1 to 4, wherein the integers represented by m within individual —((CF2)m—O)n— repeat units can be the same or different, and wherein n represents an integer from 1 to 20; (2) a diluent; (3) a photo-initiator; and (4) an adhesion promoter; wherein the radiation-curable composition is free of compounds containing —CF3 groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Ovation Polymer Technology and Engineered Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Prasad Taranekar, Austin L. Schuman, Asis Banerjie
  • Patent number: 8529681
    Abstract: This invention relates to methods for chemically grafting and attaching ceragenin molecules to polymer substrates; methods for synthesizing ceragenin-containing copolymers; methods for making ceragenin-modified water treatment membranes and spacers; and methods of treating contaminated water using ceragenin-modified treatment membranes and spacers. Ceragenins are synthetically produced antimicrobial peptide mimics that display broad-spectrum bactericidal activity. Alkene-functionalized ceragenins (e.g., acrylamide-functionalized ceragenins) can be attached to polyamide reverse osmosis membranes using amine-linking, amide-linking, UV-grafting, or silane-coating methods. In addition, silane-functionalized ceragenins can be directly attached to polymer surfaces that have free hydroxyls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Sandia Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Hibbs, Susan J. Altman, Howland D. T. Jones, Paul B. Savage
  • Patent number: 8530596
    Abstract: A polymer and composition useful in forming an insulating film provided with a low permittivity, a high heat resistance, and a high mechanical strength and an insulating film obtained from these and an electronic device having the same are provided. The polymer for forming an insulating film according to the present invention is characterized by being obtained by polymerizing a reactive compound represented by Formula (1). The insulating film according to the present invention is formed using a composition for forming an insulating film including that polymer, has molecular spaces having an average space size of 0.7 nm to 5 nm, and has a permittivity of 2.3 or less. The electronic device according to the present invention has the insulating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yohko Sano, Kazuyoshi Fujita, Sumitoshi Asakuma
  • Patent number: 8530539
    Abstract: Disclosed is a photocurable resin composition for nanoimprint, containing a curable monomer component with or without a binder resin. The composition further contains 0.001 to 5 parts by weight of a compound having a reactive functional group and a hydrophobic functional group in the same molecular skeleton, per 100 parts by weight of the total amount of the curable monomer component and binder resin. Preferably, the reactive functional group is at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of hydroxyl groups, epoxy groups, vinyl ether groups, oxetanyl groups, alkoxysilane groups, and free-radically polymerizable vinyl groups, and the hydrophobic functional group is at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of fluorine-containing groups, alkylsilane groups, alicyclic hydrocarbon groups, and aliphatic hydrocarbon groups having 4 or more carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroto Miyake, Shuso Iyoshi
  • Patent number: 8524847
    Abstract: An organic insulating material includes a prepolymer of a cage structure compound having a polymerizable unsaturated bond-containing group and a cage structure with an adamantane structure as the minimal unit. The prepolymer has a number-average molecular weight of between 2,000 and 500,000 based on polystyrene and measured by gel permeation chromatography. The prepolymer includes unsaturated bonds produced by reaction between the polymerizable unsaturated bonds and the unreacted polymerizable unsaturated bonds. The prepolymer has a residue rate of unreacted polymerizable unsaturated bonds of between 20% and 80%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yohko Sano, Mihoko Matsutani, Kazuyoshi Fujita
  • Patent number: RE44762
    Abstract: An ultra high molecular weight polyethylene molded article for artificial joints has molecular orientation or crystal orientation in the molded article, and is low in friction and is superior in abrasion resistance, and therefore is available as components for artificial joints. Further, the ultra high molecular weight polyethylene molded article for artificial joints can be used as a component for artificial hip joints (artificial acetabular cup), a component for artificial knee joints (artificial tibial insert) and the socket for artificial elbow joints, and in addition to the medical use, it can be applied as materials for various industries by utilizing the characteristics such as low friction and superior abrasion resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: BMG Incorporated
    Inventors: Suong-Hyu Hyon, Hiroki Takahashi