Printing Ink Composition For Glass Or Ceramic Substrate Or Process Of Preparing Patents (Class 523/160)
  • Patent number: 10883007
    Abstract: The present invention relates to [1] a pigment water dispersion containing pigment-containing crosslinked polymer particles, in which a crosslinked polymer in the particles is a polymer that is crosslinked with a compound represented by the general formula (1), and the pigment is a carbon black, and [2] a process for producing a pigment water dispersion containing pigment-containing crosslinked polymer particles, including the following steps: Step (1): subjecting a pigment mixture containing a water-dispersible polymer, a pigment and water to dispersion treatment, thereby obtaining an aqueous pigment dispersion solution containing pigment-containing polymer particles; and Step (2): mixing the aqueous pigment dispersion solution obtained in the step (1) and a compound represented by the general formula (1) to react the water-dispersible polymer with the compound to prepare a crosslinked polymer, thereby obtaining the pigment water dispersion containing pigment-containing crosslinked polymer particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Kunii, Teruyuki Fukuda, Satoshi Tanaka, Yuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10875981
    Abstract: An ester mixture of trialkyl esters of cyclohexane-1,2,4-tricarboxylates having isomeric pentyl radicals in which more than 5 mol % of the isomeric pentyl radicals are branched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Benjamin Woldt, Michael Grass, Florian Boeck
  • Patent number: 10865322
    Abstract: An oil-based inkjet ink can be provided which exhibits excellent discharge stability even after a long idle period, and also yields high image density and prevents show-through in printed items. The oil-based inkjet ink contains a pigment, an amide-based dispersant and a non-aqueous solvent, wherein the non-aqueous solvent contains a modified silicone oil having 2 or 3 silicon atoms in one molecule, and a petroleum-based hydrocarbon solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hikaru Sugiura, Shinichiro Shimura, Marie Morinaga, Kazuyuki Ando
  • Patent number: 10864748
    Abstract: An image recording method including the steps of applying an ink containing a coloring material and anionic resin particles to a recording medium, and applying a liquid composition to the recording medium so as to at least partly overlap with an area where the ink is applied, the liquid composition destabilizing a dispersion state of the coloring material or of the anionic resin particles in the ink. The ink contains a trihydric or higher polyhydric alcohol compound having a group formed by substituting a hydrogen atom of a hydroxyl group by a structure represented by —Rn—H, where R is an alkyleneoxy group including an ethyleneoxy group, and the number of Rs per molecule is 40 or more and 120 or less when the polyhydric alcohol is a trihydric alcohol and is 12 or more and 400 or less when the polyhydric alcohol is a tetrahydric or higher polyhydric alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takashi Imai, Mamiko Kaji
  • Patent number: 10851252
    Abstract: Provided is an aqueous ink composition for writing instruments, which enables desired colorfulness to be obtained easily. The aqueous ink composition for writing instruments according to the present invention contains: pigmented microspheres each having a matrix comprising water and a polymer, and a water-insoluble dye; and unpigmented microspheres.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Pencil Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kana Miyoshi, Kousuke Ogura, Akiko Hirayama
  • Patent number: 10829650
    Abstract: A coating precursor slurry is provided, along with its methods of formation and use. The coating precursor slurry may include an organic binder comprising a polymeric component and a hardening reagent; an inorganic binder comprising an aluminum-nitrogen compound, a barium-containing organic compound, a nickel-containing organic compound, an ammonia polyphosphate, and phosphorus pentoxide; active components comprising Mo, Te, and graphite; and a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: David Andrew Niday, Vicky S. Budinger, Martin M. Morra, Hong Zhou, Qijia Fu, Yanfei Gu, Shizhong Wang, Xiaxi Li
  • Patent number: 10822508
    Abstract: An aqueous inkjet ink is disclosed which contains a colorant, a polyoxyethylene monoallyl ether, and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akiko Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10808134
    Abstract: A photo-curable ink composition contains an amine resin including a constituent unit A represented by a formula (1) or a formula (2) and a constituent unit B represented by any of a formula (3) to a formula (7) and a radical-polymerizable monomer. In the radical-polymerizable monomer, a content of a radical-polymerizable monomer having an acid group is 1.5 mmol or less per 100 g of the photo-curable ink composition. A method for forming an image using the photo-curable ink composition is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noriaki Sato, Ichiro Koyama, Shota Suzuki, Yasuhiro Sawamura
  • Patent number: 10807377
    Abstract: An ink, includes water; a coloring material; and a cross-linked copolymer having a structure unit represented by the following Chemical formula 1, and a structure unit represented by the following Chemical formula 2, in Chemical formula 1, X represents a hydrogen atom or a cation and R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, in Chemical formula 2, R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, L represents an alkylene group having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, and * represents an atomic bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Yamazaki, Shigeyuki Harada, Takuya Saiga, Hiroshi Gotou, Yuusuke Koizuka, Koichiro Oyama
  • Patent number: 10800922
    Abstract: The present invention relates to [1] a process for producing a pigment composition, including the step of subjecting a raw material pigment composition containing PY74 and a specific by-product to a treatment with an oxidizing agent, in which a content of the specific by-product in the pigment composition after the treatment on the basis of a content of PY74 in the pigment composition after the treatment is not more than 1,200 mg/kg; [2] a process for producing a pigment composition, including the step of subjecting a raw material pigment composition containing PY74, a specific by-product and water to a treatment with hydrogen peroxide; [3] a method of reducing a content of a specific by-product in a raw material pigment composition containing PY74 and the specific by-product, said method including the step of subjecting the raw material pigment composition to a treatment with an oxidizing agent; and [4] a method of preventing an ink for ink-jet printing from suffering from ejection defects, including the ste
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichi Abe, Tsuyoshi Oda, Toshiya Iwasaki, Masayuki Narita
  • Patent number: 10766993
    Abstract: Provided is an ABA block copolymer that can offer a pigment dispersion composition having excellent dispersion stability when used as a pigment dispersant in an aqueous medium. An ABA block copolymer including: an A block containing a structural unit represented by a general formula (1) below and a structural unit derived from a vinyl monomer with an acid group; and a B block containing a structural unit derived from a vinyl monomer with an aromatic ring group or an alicyclic alkyl group, the ABA block copolymer having an acid value of 30 to 250 mgKOH/g. In the general formula (1), R1 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group and R2 is an alkyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: OTSUKA CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hikaru Umemoto
  • Patent number: 10767065
    Abstract: An object is to provide a non-aqueous inkjet ink composition offering excellent wettability, fixing property, solid-fill property, anti-mottling property, as well as discharge stability, even when printed at high speed on a matter to be printed whose printing side is constituted by a polyvinyl chloride or ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer or other vinyl polymer, etc. As means for achieving the object, a non-aqueous inkjet ink composition containing an acrylic resin, a pigment, a pigment dispersant, and an organic solvent, is provided, wherein such non-aqueous inkjet ink composition is characterized by containing, as the organic solvent, a propylene carbonate and a diethylene glycol dialkyl ether, wherein the propylene carbonate is compounded by 5 to 25 percent by mass in the ink composition, while the diethylene glycol dialkyl ether is compounded in a manner providing a ratio of diethylene glycol dialkyl ether/propylene carbonate falls in a range of 3 to 8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SAKATA INX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichi Sato, Okinori Nakashima, Yoshiyuki Aoki, Jun Kinjyo, Takuya Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10759192
    Abstract: A pre-treatment fixing fluid for an offset coated medium is disclosed. The pre-treatment fixing fluid includes calcium-containing cationic crashing agents consisting of calcium propionate and calcium nitrate, wherein the calcium propionate is present in an amount ranging from about 0 wt % to about 10 wt %, and wherein the calcium nitrate is present in an amount ranging from about 15 wt % to 0 wt %, both based on the total wt % of the pre-treatment fixing fluid. The pre-treatment fixing further includes a co-solvent, a surfactant, and a balance of water. The surfactant is selected from the group consisting of a first surfactant having a first hydrophilic lipophilic balance (HLB) value within a hydrophobic range and a combination of the first surfactant and a second surfactant having a second HLB value within a water dispersible range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Alireza Rahimi, George Sarkisian
  • Patent number: 10752781
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to an aqueous ink containing mixtures of solvent dyes and disperse dyes suitable for printing on hydrophobic textile substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: James A. Silver
  • Patent number: 10738207
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a water-based pigment dispersion having not only excellent storage stability capable of suppressing solidification of a pigment or the like in ink ejection nozzles, but also excellent ejection properties and fixing properties, while maintaining good water resistance of the pigment dispersion as an advantage attained by using the pigment therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Azuma, Hirokazu Hyakuda, Yusuke Shimizu, Tetsuya Eguchi, Hiroki Kawaguchi
  • Patent number: 10729631
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an oil-in-water emulsion composition exhibiting high UV-protective capabilities with which it is possible to uniformly and stably disperse a hydrophobized metal oxide into an inner phase (oil phase) without detracting from the inherent fresh sensation on use of an oil-in-water emulsion composition even when a high amount of the hydrophobized metal oxide is compounded therewith. In summary, the present invention is an oil-in-water emulsion composition characterized by including (A) 0.1-5 mass % of polyether-modified silicone having an HLB (Si) of 5-14, (B) one or more hydrophilic thickeners, (C) a metal oxide hydrophobized by an agent other than metal soap, and (D) nonvolatile oil other than silicone oil, the (C) hydrophobized metal oxide being present in the inner phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuko Nagare, Kazuhiro Yamaguchi, Mayuri Tashiro
  • Patent number: 10689534
    Abstract: The present invention provides an aqueous dry-erasable ink or marking composition, which could be applied to both porous and non-porous surfaces and erasable from both porous and non-porous surfaces or marking substrates. The present invention further provides erasure of mark made by the ink composition from such porous and non-porous substrate, which is achieved by a cloth or the like, without requiring rubbing by conventional erasers. The ink composition comprises water, composite pigment, one or more rheology additive, one or more wetting agent, one or more water-soluble resin, pH adjuster and one or more biocide. The composite pigment is a compound of polymer resin and colored pigment at a weight ratio from 10/90 to 97/3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventor: Ali Fallahassady
  • Patent number: 10655031
    Abstract: An ultraviolet curing ink jet ink composition includes a trifunctional or tetrafunctional (meth)acrylate having a pentaerythritol skeleton; and inorganic metal-based fine particles as a color material, in which the viscosity is 8 to 22 mPa·s at 20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Ito, Mitsuaki Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 10640662
    Abstract: A novel dispersant contains a specific acetylene glycol and/or a specific acetylene glycol ethoxylate in combination with a specific arylphenol compound. Even when added in a small amount, the dispersant rapidly disperses disperse dyes and pigments and moreover exhibits excellent wettability and antifoaming properties. Dispersions and ink compositions containing the dispersant are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: NISSIN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 10633618
    Abstract: A laundry care composition including (a) at least one laundry care ingredient and (b) a compound of Formula (XL) A method of treating a textile comprises the steps of (a) providing such a laundry care composition; (b) adding the laundry care composition to a liquid medium; (c) placing textile articles in the liquid medium; (d) optionally, rinsing the textile; and (e) drying the textile articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gregory Scot Miracle, Sanjeev Kumar Dey, Wesley A. Freund
  • Patent number: 10625519
    Abstract: An ink jet recording method includes ejecting an ultraviolet-ray curable ink of which a viscosity at 28° C. is 8 mPa·s or more from a head to a recording medium, and curing the ultraviolet-ray curable ink attached to the recording medium, wherein, in the ejecting of the ultraviolet-ray curable ink, the ultraviolet-ray curable ink is heated such that a temperature of the ejected ultraviolet-ray curable ink becomes 28° C. to 40° C., and a viscosity of the ultraviolet-ray curable ink at the temperature is 15 mPa·s or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Kobayashi, Yusuke Mizutaki, Toshio Kumagai, Masaaki Ando, Hiroaki Kida, Kaoru Koike, Mitsuaki Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 10619063
    Abstract: A water-based pigment type inkjet ink composition contains: a pigment whose surface is formed as a resin layer produced by crosslinking, using a crosslinking agent having two or more functionalities, an alkali-soluble resin whose acid value is 40 to 300 KOHmg/g, and 50 to 90% of whose acid groups have been neutralized by a basic compound; a water-soluble organic solvent; and a surface-active agent; wherein the alkali-soluble resin is such that lauryl(meth)acrylate is contained in the alkali-soluble resin, as its constitutional unit monomer, by 20 to 40 percent by mass relative to the total quantity of monomers. The water-based pigment type inkjet ink composition can exhibit good printability characteristics as well as a wide color gamut and can also offer excellent storage stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: SAKATA INX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichi Sato, Taichi Ono, Hiroyuki Konishi, Kazuki Moriyasu
  • Patent number: 10611921
    Abstract: There is provided a water-based ink for ink-jet recording including: water; a self-dispersible black pigment; and a resin-dispersed pigment of which hue angle is in a range of 180° to 270° and of which sedimentation velocity in the water-based ink is slower than sedimentation velocity of the self-dispersible black pigment in the water-based ink. A ratio (R/S) of a solid content weight (R) of the resin-dispersed pigment to a solid content weight (S) of the self-dispersible black pigment in the water-based ink is in a range of 0.26 to 0.80.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihiko Taniguchi, Satoshi Okuda, Yuka Tsuzaka, Mitsunori Maeda
  • Patent number: 10604669
    Abstract: There is provided a water-based ink for ink-jet recording including: water; a self dispersible black pigment of which mean particle diameter is not less than 140 nm; and a resin-dispersed pigment which is a copper phthalocyanine-based pigment and of which sedimentation velocity in the water-based ink is slower than sedimentation velocity of the self-dispersible black pigment in the water-based ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuka Tsuzaka, Akihiko Taniguchi, Satoshi Okuda, Mitsunori Maeda
  • Patent number: 10604668
    Abstract: An aqueous ink composition including water, an optional co-solvent, a sulfonated polyester, and a polyurethane dispersion, and process of making thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naveen Chopra, Rob Claridge, Biby Esther Abraham, Carolyn Moorlag, Jonathan Siu-Chung Lee, Guerino Sacripante
  • Patent number: 10597471
    Abstract: The present invention relates to [1] a colored fine particle dispersion containing colored fine particles and a neutralizing agent, in which the colored fine particles are produced by subjecting a monomer mixture containing an acid group-containing polymerizable monomer to emulsion polymerization in the presence of a pigment; the neutralizing agent contains a water-soluble amine compound; and the colored fine particle dispersion has a pH value of from 6 to 11, and [2] a process for producing a colored fine particle dispersion containing colored fine particles and a neutralizing agent, said process including the step 1 of subjecting a monomer mixture containing an acid group-containing polymerizable monomer to emulsion polymerization in the presence of a pigment to obtain a colored fine particle dispersion (p); and the step 2 of mixing the colored fine particle dispersion (p) and the neutralizing agent containing a water-soluble amine compound to obtain the colored fine particle dispersion having a pH value of
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yuuta Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10584255
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an inkjet ink comprising a colorant; a first resin; a second resin; an aminosilane; and an organic solvent; wherein the second resin is a styrene maleic anhydride and the second resin is different to the first resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Domino UK Limited
    Inventors: Josephine Harries, Sandra Issartial, Andrew Kyriacou
  • Patent number: 10583649
    Abstract: Provided is an ink jet recording method including: discharging an ultraviolet ray-curable ink, which has a viscosity at 20° C. of 25 mPa·s or less and an average equivalent of polymerizable unsaturated double bond of 100 to 150, from a head onto a recording medium at a discharge temperature of 30° C. to 40° C.; and irradiating the ultraviolet ray-curable ink, attached onto the recording medium, with ultraviolet rays emitted from a light source to cure the ultraviolet ray-curable ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Fukumoto, Hiroaki Kida
  • Patent number: 10569571
    Abstract: Provided is an ink jet recording method including: discharging first ultraviolet curable ink of a radical polymerization reaction type which contains a radical photopolymerization initiator and a radical polymerization compound and in which transmittance at a wavelength of 395 nm is equal to or less than 1%, onto a recording medium; and curing the first ultraviolet curable ink which is landed on the recording medium by irradiating the ink with ultraviolet light, in which a light source which initially emits the ultraviolet light in the curing of the ink is an ultraviolet light emitting diode in which peak intensity of the irradiated ultraviolet light is equal to or more than 800 mW/cm2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Mikito Nakajima, Keitaro Nakano, Mitsuaki Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 10557048
    Abstract: An ink comprising: (a) from 0.5 to 5 parts of a self-dispersible pigment; (b) from 1 to 10 parts of a styrene acrylic latex binder and/or styrene butadiene latex; (c) from 0 to 5 parts of a glycol selected from the group consisting of ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, propylene glycol, dipropylene glycol or triethylene glycol; (d) from 1 to 10 parts of 2-pyrrolidone; (e) from 1 to 15 parts of glycerol; (f) from 0.1 to 3 parts of an acetylenic surfactant; (g) from 0.001 to 5 parts of biocide; (h) from 0 to 10 parts of a viscosity modifier; and (i) the balance to 100 parts water. Also an ink-jet printing process, a printed substrate, an ink-jet printer ink container and an ink-jet printer with a re-circulating printer head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Fujifilm Imaging Colorants, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Oriakhi, Ravi Shankar, Eda Wilson, Michael Finnegan, Jerrold Baker, Keith Delaney, Anthony Fiumenero, Philip John Double, Hamid Shirazi
  • Patent number: 10544321
    Abstract: An ink includes a volatile solvent, an inorganic hollow particle, and a calcium ion, wherein the calcium ion has a proportion of from 0.5 to 250 ppm in the ink and the inorganic hollow particle has a 50 percent cumulative particle diameter of from 50 to 350 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hirade, Hisashi Habashi
  • Patent number: 10548226
    Abstract: A controller can include a processor; memory accessible by the processor; a display; and processor-executable instructions stored in the memory and executable by the processor to control: a conveyor that conveys a product that includes a coating; a UV zone that comprises LED-based UV radiation sources that illuminate the coating; and a heating zone that heats the coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Inventors: Brian A. Stumm, Eric Sari
  • Patent number: 10513623
    Abstract: An aqueous ink according to the present invention is an aqueous ink for ink jet, containing a solvent A and a resin particle. The solvent A is alcohol of which aqueous solubility at 20° C. is 5% by mass or less, a vapor pressure at 20° C. is 0.5 mmHg or less and a surface tension at 20° C. is 30 mN/m or more. A content (% by mass) of the solvent A is 0.7 times or more to 7.0 times or less in terms of a ratio based on aqueous solubility (% by mass) of the solvent A at 20° C. The amount of a surface anionic functional group of the resin particle is 0.55 mmol/g or more to 2.00 mmol/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masanobu Ootsuka, Masahiro Terada, Hidetaka Kawamura, Akihiro Taya, Yohei Masada, Takaharu Aotani, Shoji Koike, Yutaka Yoshimasa
  • Patent number: 10487225
    Abstract: An oil-based ink jet recording liquid includes a colorant and an oxidatively polymerizable oil-based medium having at least two unsaturated bonds. The ink jet recording liquid has an iodine value of greater than or equal to 65.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Taniguchi, Shigemi Wakabayashi
  • Patent number: 10487229
    Abstract: Provided is an ink jet recording method capable of recording an image excellent in color developability while suppressing ink deposition. The ink jet recording method includes ejecting an aqueous ink from an ejection orifice of a recording head based on image data to record an image on a recording medium and ejecting the heated ink to an ink receiving member from the ejection orifice based on preliminary ejection data. The aqueous ink contains a pigment and a resin dispersant for dispersing the pigment and satisfies at least one of requirement (1): the resin dispersant is a water-soluble acrylic resin having an acid value of 135 mgKOH/g or less and requirement (2): the aqueous ink further contains a water-soluble acrylic resin having an acid value of 135 mgKOH/g or less. The pigment is carbon black whose cumulative 50% particle size in volume-based particle size distribution is 80 nm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuki Nishino, Kenji Moribe
  • Patent number: 10472531
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an ink composition containing a colorant; a hydroxylated co-solvent; a non-hydroxylated co-solvent, a polyurethane binder and water. The weight percent ratio of the hydroxylated co-solvent to the non-hydroxylated co-solvent in the ink composition ranges from 55:45 to 65:35; and the total amount of hydroxylated co-solvent and non-hydroxylated co-solvent in the ink composition is at least 18 wt %. The amount of polyurethane binder in the ink composition is 0.1 to less than 1 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Linda Sherry, Niamh Kelly, Richard J. McManus, Kevin Rattigan, John Breen
  • Patent number: 10472446
    Abstract: Described is a composition comprising: a compound (A) having a substituent (a) being at least either one of an acryloyl group and a methacryloyl group, and a perfluoroalkylene group; and a compound (B) having a substituent (b) being either one of an acryloyl group and a methacryloyl group, and a substituent (c) being either one of an acryloyl group and a methacryloyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: TOYO GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Risa Wada, Takeshi Osaki
  • Patent number: 10442943
    Abstract: An ink composition for printing by the continuous deflected ink jet technique, liquid at room temperature, including a method for marking or printing on a substrate, support or object using said ink composition, and a substrate, support, or object provided with a marking obtained by drying, and/or absorption of said ink composition, in which the ink composition includes a solvent including one or several organic solvent compounds, and optionally water; a binder comprising at least one binding resin; at least one plasticizer of said binding resin; at least one dye which belongs to the family of anthraquinone dyes; and optionally, at least one or several other dyes and/or pigments which do not belong to the family of anthraquinone dyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: MARKEM-IMAJE HOLDING
    Inventors: Mickaelle Insulaire, Gregory Guillot-Patrique
  • Patent number: 10435572
    Abstract: An inkjet ink composition, inkjet ink coating method, and resulting jet ink coated article are all predicated upon the jet ink composition which includes a particulate pigment material, an inorganic resin component, and a solvent composition. Upon thermal cure, the uncured resin composition forms a cured resin composition with superior adhesion to substrates such as but not limited to glass substrates, ceramic substrates and metal oxide substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: CORNING INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Fang-Fang Wang, Ruei-ming Huang, Yongsheng Yan
  • Patent number: 10407525
    Abstract: Acrylic copolymers that include the controlled placement of particular functional groups within the polymer structure are provided. The copolymers contain at least two reactive segments and are manufactured via a controlled radical polymerization process. The copolymers are useful in the manufacture of adhesives and elastomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Avery Dennison Corporation
    Inventors: Christopher L. Lester, William L. Bottorf, Kyle R. Heimbach
  • Patent number: 10400122
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides non-Newtonian inkjet inks and related methods. In one example, a non-Newtonian inkjet ink include a dispersion of metal oxide particles in an amount ranging from 0.1% to 10% by weight based on the total weight of the non-Newtonian inkjet ink; a salt in an amount of 0.05% to 10% by weight based on the total weight of the non-Newtonian inkjet ink; and an organic solvent. Additionally, the metal oxide form a structured network in a presence of the salt and the inkjet ink have a dynamic viscosity ranging from 25 cps to 10,000 cps at shear rate of 5 s?1 and a dynamic viscosity ranging from 1 cps to 50 cps at a shear rate of 10,000 s?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Raymond Adamic, Vladek Kasperchik
  • Patent number: 10391790
    Abstract: A dye printing method and an ink capable of performing printing on more types of media than in the related art are shown. A dye printing method using ink 10 containing a solvent 11, and particles of a thermoplastic resin dispersed in the solvent 11 and containing a dye 13 is characterized by including a printing process of performing a printing on a medium 20 with the ink 10, a particle fixing process of fixing the particles 12 to the medium 20 by drying the solvent 11 of the ink 10 ejected to the medium 20 by the printing process, and a resin fixing process of fixing the thermoplastic resin to the medium 20 by heating the particles 12 fixed to the medium 20 by the particle fixing process, at least at a glass-transition temperature or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: MIMAKI ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masaru Ohnishi
  • Patent number: 10377842
    Abstract: A polymer comprising recurring units derived from vinylanthraquinone, recurring units containing a benzene ring having a hydroxyl-bearing tertiary alkyl group bonded thereto, and recurring units derived from hydroxystyrene is provided. The polymer is used as a base resin to formulate a negative resist composition having a high resolution and minimal LER.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Daisuke Domon
  • Patent number: 10308826
    Abstract: A stretchable ink composition comprising a polyester; a polyurethane elastomer; water; a co-solvent; an optional surfactant; and an optional colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Yiliang Wu, Cameron Derry, Ke Zhou
  • Patent number: 10301494
    Abstract: A water-based inkjet ink composition for printing on nonabsorbent base material contains alkali-soluble resin-coated pigment, basic compound, water-soluble organic solvent, surface-active agent A, and surface-active agent B. Surface-active agent A is an acetylene diol compound represented by the following formula: Surface-active agent B is a compound with an HLB value of 4 to 9 obtained by adding an ethylene oxide to an acetylene diol compound. The content of surface-active agent A in the water-based inkjet ink composition is 0.1 to 1 percent by mass, and the content of surface-active agent B in the water-based inkjet ink composition is 0.4 to 2.5 percent by mass. The static surface tension of the ink composition is 27 to 32 mN/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: SAKATA INX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichi Sato, Hiroyuki Konishi, Kazuki Moriyasu
  • Patent number: 10273374
    Abstract: The present disclosure is drawn to fluid sets for inkjet imaging and can comprise a white ink and a fixer fluid. The white ink can include an aqueous ink vehicle, from 5 wt % to 50 wt % of a white metal oxide pigment, and from 0.02 wt % to 2 wt % of an anionic low molecular weight polymer. The white metal oxide pigment can have an average particulate size from 100 nm to 2,000 nm, and can be dispersed by a non-ionic or predominantly non-ionic dispersant having an acid number not higher than 100 mg KOH/g based on dry polymer weight. The anionic low molecular weight polymer can have a weight average molecular weight of 3,000 Mw to 50,000 Mw and an acid number higher than 100 mg KOH/g based on dry polymer weight. The fixer fluid can include an aqueous fixer vehicle and from 0.1 wt % to 25 wt % cationic polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Paul Joseph Bruinsma, Vladek Kasperchik, Thomas W. Butler
  • Patent number: 10259956
    Abstract: A curable ink composition for forming a three-dimensional (3D) object via a digital additive manufacturing system is provided. The composition may comprise greater than about 30 weight % of one or more oligomers, at least two monomers comprising a lowest viscosity monomer and a highest viscosity monomer, one or more photoinitiators, and optionally, one or more additives. The ratio of the weight % of the total amount of oligomers to the weight % of the total amount of monomers may be at least about 0.5 and the ratio of the weight % of the lowest viscosity monomer to the weight % of the highest viscosity monomer may be at least about 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Naveen Chopra, Gordon Sisler, Saleh Jiddawi, C. Geoffrey Allen, Carolyn Moorlag
  • Patent number: 10253194
    Abstract: There is provided an ink including a pigment, resin particles, a surfactant, water-soluble organic compound, and water, in which: the content of the water-soluble organic compounds is 35 mass % or less based on a total mass of the ink; the water-soluble organic compound contains a first water-soluble organic compound being liquid at 25° C. and having a surface tension at 25° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yutaka Yoshimasa, Masahiro Terada, Hidetaka Kawamura, Akihiro Taya, Yohei Masada, Masanobu Ootsuka, Takaharu Aotani, Shoji Koike
  • Patent number: 10253199
    Abstract: An inkjet ink includes a polyamide resin; at least one tackifier that is selected from the group consisting of a terpene phenol resin and a rosin ester, and that has a hydroxyl value that ranges from 10 to 45 mgKOH/g; a solvent dye; and an alcohol having 1 to 3 carbon atoms. The inkjet ink has quick-drying properties, is capable of satisfactorily improving printing fixability with respect to a non-absorptive printing object made of polyolefin or the like, is excellent in storage stability so that precipitation etc., do not easily occur for a long time, and is excellent in intermittent printability so that the nozzle of an inkjet printer is not easily clogged during a decapping time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: GENERAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kozo Isobe
  • Patent number: 10240056
    Abstract: An inkjet ink includes a) an aqueous medium; and b) capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core; wherein the capsules are dispersed in the aqueous medium using a dispersing group covalently bonded to the polymeric shell; wherein the core contains a photoinitiator and one or more chemical reactants capable of forming a reaction product upon application of UV light; wherein the capsules have an average particle size of no more than 4 ?m as determined by dynamic laser diffraction; and wherein the photoinitiator is a diffusion hindered photoinitiator selected from the group consisting of multifunctional photoinitiators, oligomeric photoinitiators, polymeric photoinitiators and polymerizable photoinitiators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Luc Decoster