Solid Polymer Particle Enclosed In Layer Of Diverse Solid Polymer, E.g., Core-shell, Etc. Patents (Class 523/201)
  • Patent number: 11401408
    Abstract: A polymer particle includes a first heteropolymer composition and a second heteropolymer composition having a higher glass transition temperature (Tg) than a Tg of the first heteropolymer composition. The first heteropolymer composition includes two or more aliphatic (meth)acrylate ester monomers or two or more aliphatic (meth)acrylamide monomers. The second heteropolymer composition includes a cycloaliphatic monomer and an aromatic monomer. The cycloaliphatic monomer is selected from the group consisting of a cycloaliphatic (meth)acrylate monomer and a cycloaliphatic (meth)acrylamide monomer and the aromatic monomer is selected from the group consisting of an aromatic (meth)acrylate monomer and an aromatic (meth)acrylamide monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: David Michael Ingle, Phillip C. Cagle
  • Patent number: 11384189
    Abstract: The present invention provides a graft copolymer comprising (A) a seed comprising units derived from an alkyl methacrylate monomer; (B) a core formed on the seed and comprising units derived from an alkyl acrylate monomer; and (C) a shell formed on the core and comprising units derived from one or more one or more selected from the group consisting of an aromatic vinyl-based monomer, a vinyl cyanide-based monomer and an alkyl methacrylate monomer, wherein an average particle diameter of the core is 40 to 90 nm, and a graft ratio of the shell is 10 to 30%, and a thermoplastic resin composition and a thermoplastic resin molded article including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Min Jung Kim, Bong Keun Ahn, Yong Yeon Hwang, Wang Rae Joe, Jang Won Park
  • Patent number: 11306224
    Abstract: Articles comprising pressure-sensitive adhesives with enhanced adhesion to wet surfaces, obtained from crosslinking a pre-adhesive composition comprising poly(meth)acrylate macromolecules that comprise a number-average molecular weight of from about 25000 to about 200000, and methods of using such articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Joon Chatterjee, Vinod P. Menon, Roberta K. Sadi
  • Patent number: 11292745
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method for the surface treatment of a polyester fiber, a modified polyester fiber obtained therefrom, and an engineered cementitious composite containing such modified polyester fibers. The method comprises subjecting the polyester fiber to an alkali hydrolysis to obtain hydrolyzed polyester fiber; applying a solution containing an acid cross-linker and a polyvinyl alcohol to the hydrolyzed polyester fiber, then curing to form a coating having a thickness of sub-micron or micron scale on the polyester fiber, thereby obtaining the modified polyester fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Hip Hing Construction Technology Limited
    Inventors: Kai-Mo Ng, Honggang Zhu, Christopher Kin Ying Leung, Pengyu Chen, Kwok Leung So
  • Patent number: 11279855
    Abstract: There is provided an electrically peelable adhesive composition that is for forming an adhesive layer which has high adhesion and can be easily peeled off by applying a voltage for a short time even at a low voltage. In addition, there is provided an adhesive sheet including an adhesive layer formed of the composition that has high adhesion and can be easily peeled off by applying a voltage for a short time even at a low voltage, and a joined body of the adhesive sheet and an adherend. The electrically peelable adhesive composition of the invention includes a polymer and an ionic liquid, in which an anion of the ionic liquid is a bis(fluorosulfonyl)imide anion. A content of the ionic liquid is preferably 0.5 to 30 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Akamatsu, Shigeki Ishiguro, Yoshiko Ogino, Atsushi Takashima, Aya Nagatomo, Kaori Mizobata
  • Patent number: 11261350
    Abstract: Provided is a novel double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape that has excellent impact resistance and preferably further has excellent oil resistance. The double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive tape has a local maximum value of a loss tangent tan ? of 1.5 or more, and a temperature at which the local maximum value is obtained, of from ?30° C. to 0° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahito Niwa, Hiroki Kigami
  • Patent number: 11242459
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an asphalt product that comprises an asphalt component and a plurality of pellets comprising a mixture of a ground tire rubber and an elastomeric polymer, where the density difference between the asphalt component and the plurality of pellets is less than 10%. The present invention further relates to a pellet comprising a ground tire rubber (“GTR”) and an elastomeric polymer mixed with the GTR, where the GTR has a density of less than 1.12 g/cm3. Also disclosed are methods of producing improved asphalt and paving a surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Eric W. Cochran, Nacu Hernandez, Ronald Christopher Williams
  • Patent number: 11236241
    Abstract: A composition comprising the following: A) coated polymer particles, and wherein the polymer particles are formed from a first composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer that comprises the following properties: a density from 0.854 to 0.860 g/cc, and a melt index (I2) from 4.0 to 15.0 g/10 min; and wherein the polymer particles comprise a coating on at least a portion of the total surface of the polymer particles, and wherein the coating is formed from a powder composition comprising at least one inorganic powder, and at least one organic powder selected from a metal stearate and/or a polymer powder, and wherein the weight ratio of the total amount of the inorganic powder to the total amount of the organic powder is from 3.0 to 50.0; B) optionally, a propylene-based polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey C. Munro, Jihean Lee, Morgan M. Hughes
  • Patent number: 11203699
    Abstract: A resin emulsion for a coating material, which contains emulsion particles each having an inner layer and an outer layer, and wherein: each emulsion particle has a resin layer containing a polymer (I) that is obtained by emulsion polymerizing a monomer component A containing 80 to 100% by mass of a styrene monomer and 0 to 20% by mass of a monomer other than the styrene monomer and a resin layer containing a polymer (II) that is obtained by emulsion polymerizing a monomer component B containing 70 to 100% by mass of a (meth)acrylic acid ester and 0 to 30% by mass of a monomer other than the (meth)acrylic acid ester; and the content of the styrene monomer in all monomer components used as starting materials for the emulsion particles is 10 to 55% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kanji Nakao, Yoshiaki Kuramochi
  • Patent number: 11180665
    Abstract: Stain-blocking polymers, as well as primers, kits, and methods that include such polymers, wherein the stain-blocking polymer is an emulsion latex polymer including interpolymerized monomers including: at least 1 wt-%, based on the total weight of the interpolymerized monomers, of one or more acrylic acid ester monomers of Formula (I): RO—C(O)—CH?CH2 wherein: R is a branched alkyl group having a tertiary carbon atom, a cycloaliphatic group, or a combination thereof; optionally, one or more (meth)acrylate monomers selected from n-butyl (meth)acrylate, ethylhexyl (meth)acrylate, methyl (meth)acrylate, and combinations thereof; optionally, one or more wet adhesion monomers; and optionally, styrene; and wherein the stain-blocking primer includes at least 10 wt-%, based on the total nonvolatile weight of the primer, of the emulsion latex polymer; an aqueous carrier; and optionally, one or more additives selected from a surfactant, thickener, coalescent, biocide, mildewcide, colorant, and combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Hsuan-Chin Wang, Mary Jane Hibben
  • Patent number: 11168230
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coating composition or paint comprising a multistage latex with at least first and second stages, wherein the composition or paint is substantially free of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and capable of film formation even in the absence of coalescent agents. The base paint formulation is capable of being tinted at a point-of-sale (i.e. in-store) using a colorant composition of a type and quantity required to produce a paint of desired color and finish. The paints, show improved block resistance, scrub resistance and tack resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Robert Sandoval, Mary Jane Hibben, Michael C. Wildman
  • Patent number: 11168205
    Abstract: The invention relates to composite polymer modifiers for thermoplastic resins, and especially for polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The composite modifier is an intimate blend of mineral filler and polymeric process aid, which is formed by the co-powderization of aqueous emulsions, suspensions or slurries of one or more mineral filler(s) and process aid(s). The resulting composite modifier provides more effective modification of the thermoplastic resin than by the use of the dried components formed separately. The composite modifier may also contain other co-powderized components such as impact modifiers, for additional benefits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Arkema Inc.
    Inventor: Lisa B. Rachwal
  • Patent number: 11161990
    Abstract: The wet adhesion of a coating composition may be improved through the use of voided latex particles as opacifying agents which contain a hollow interior as well as an outer shell of a polymer containing functional groups such as amino, 1,3-diketo, urea or ureido. Other types of functional groups may be introduced to the outer shell polymer in order to vary other desired characteristics of the coating. The voided latex particles are non-film-forming.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Arkema Inc.
    Inventors: Keith R. Olesen, Matthew F. Boudreaux, Lily Liu
  • Patent number: 11155722
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a coatings composition with an open time additive comprising the steps of a) contacting an aqueous dispersion of alkali swellable polymer particles with a rheology modifier and a binder to form a coatings composition with a VOC of less than 50 g/L; and b) neutralizing the alkali swellable particles with a non-volatile base after or upon contact with the rheology modifier and the binder to form swelled multi-staged polymer particles; wherein the alkali swellable polymer particles comprise a shell having a Tg of not greater than 25° C. and an acid functionalized core; and wherein the core-to-shell ratio is in the range of from 1:3.2 to 1:10. The composition arising from the process of the present invention is useful for improving open time, especially for low VOC coatings applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Global Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: James K. Bardman, Jonathan DeRocher, Andrew Hejl, Antony K. Van Dyk, Lin Wang, Kimy Yeung
  • Patent number: 11155025
    Abstract: The combination of 3D printing technology plus the additional dimension of transformation over time of the printed object is referred to herein as 4D printing technology. Particular arrangements of the additive manufacturing material(s) used in the 3D printing process can create a printed 3D object that transforms over time from a first, printed shape to a second, predetermined shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignees: MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, STRATASYS LTD.
    Inventors: Skylar J. E. Tibbits, Daniel Dikovsky, Shai Hirsch
  • Patent number: 11059966
    Abstract: A liquid epoxy resin composition for sealing includes an epoxy resin, a curing agent, and a particle having a core-shell structure. In the composition, the particle having a core-shell structure includes a core including a cross-linked polysiloxane and a shell including a polymer in which the content of a structural unit having an epoxy group is 10% by mass or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoyuki Nojiri, Hisato Takahashi, Makoto Kunimi, Kohji Hori
  • Patent number: 11046821
    Abstract: An emulsion particle, an emulsion including the same, and a method of manufacturing an emulsion are provided. The emulsion particle includes: a core derived from a polymer of an unsaturated ethylenic monomer and including a first sub core and a second sub core surrounding the first sub core; and a shell surrounding the core and including an alkali-soluble resin, wherein the first sub core includes a polymer having a first glass transition temperature, and the second sub core includes a polymer having a second glass transition temperature lower than the first glass transition temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Hanwha Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Jeong Hyun Choi, Hee Yun Kim, Tae Hoon Yeum, Su Jin Lee, Dae Won Cho
  • Patent number: 11034785
    Abstract: Provided is a surface treatment agent which does not use fluorine-containing monomers, particularly fluoroalkyl group-containing monomers. Additionally, provided is a copolymer which includes a first polymer formed from first monomers, and a second polymer formed from second monomers. The copolymer does not include fluorine. The second polymer is polymerized in the presence of the first polymer. The first monomers include a long-chain acrylate ester monomer (a) represented by the formula CH2=CA11-C(?O)—O-A12 (in the formula, A11 represents hydrogen, a monovalent organic group, or a halogen, and A12 represents a C18-30 straight-chain or branched hydrocarbon group). The first monomers and the second monomers both include a halogenated olefin monomer (b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignees: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD., NISSIN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Rumi Kawabe, Masaki Fukumori, Ryosuke Hara, Masahiro Miyahara, Shinichi Minami, Ikuo Yamamoto, Yasuhiro Mitta, Akifumi Mitake
  • Patent number: 11021397
    Abstract: Bitumen which is solid at ambient temperature, in the form of granules including a core made of a first bituminous material and a coating layer made of a second bituminous material, in which: the first bituminous material includes at least one bitumen base and the second bituminous material includes: at least one bitumen base and at least one chemical additive chosen from: an organic compound, a viscosifying compound, a paraffin, a polyphosphoric acid and mixtures thereof; or at least one pitch having a ring-and-ball softening point (RBSP) greater than or equal to 80° C., it being understood that the RBSP is measured according to the EN 1427 standard; or a mixture of these materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: TOTAL MARKETING SERVICES
    Inventors: Mouhamad Mouazen, Laurence Lapalu
  • Patent number: 11008491
    Abstract: The present invention provides low tack, low temperature flexible aqueous caulk or sealant compositions comprising multistage aqueous emulsion copolymers having a hard stage and a soft stage, the soft stage including, in copolymerized form, one or more nonionic monomers and (i) methacrylic acid (MAA) or a salt thereof and a second acid monomer having a lower pKa than methacrylic acid or a salt thereof, or (ii) a copolymer having a mixture of acid or salt groups and hydroxyl groups, the acid groups chosen from, in copolymerized form, MAA and the second acid monomer, or salts thereof; and the hard stage having a weight average molecular weight (Mw) by gel permeation chromatography (GPC) against polystyrene standards of from 20,000 to 70,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Prasanna K. Jog, Audrey B. Liss, Mark D. Westmeyer
  • Patent number: 10968358
    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 crosslinking agent represented by the general formula (1), and [2] a process for producing a pigment water dispersion containing pigment-containing crosslinked polymer particles, including the following steps (1) and (2): Step (1): subjecting a pigment mixture containing a pigment, a water-dispersible polymer 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 crosslinking agent represented by the general formula (1) to react the water-dispersible polymer with the crosslinking agent, thereby obtaining a pigment water dispersion containing pigment-containing crosslinked polymer particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Kunii, Teruyuki Fukuda, Satoshi Tanaka, Yuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10940616
    Abstract: A method for preventing detachment of a three-dimensional object from a printing tray of a printing apparatus is disclosed. The method includes printing a carpet of building material below and around the base of a three-dimensional object to be printed; and printing said three-dimensional object. The portions of the carpet that protrude out of the boundaries of the base of the three-dimensional object are coated with one or more layers of support material to help keep the carpet flexible and adhesive in texture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: STRATASYS LTD.
    Inventors: Eliahu M. Kritchman, Hanan Gothait, Eduardo Napadensky
  • Patent number: 10941289
    Abstract: A graft copolymer, a thermoplastic resin composition including the graft copolymer, and a method of preparing the thermoplastic resin composition are described herein. A graft copolymer having a shell in which silica modified with a specific compound is dispersed within a specific content range, a thermoplastic resin composition including the graft copolymer, and a method of preparing the thermoplastic resin composition are also described herein. Since silica modified with a specific compound is dispersed in the periphery of rubber particles, that is, in the shell of the graft copolymer, the dispersibility of the graft copolymer may be improved. Therefore, the graft copolymer may have transparency equal to or better than a conventional graft copolymer. In addition, compared to a resin composition having an equivalent rubber content, the thermoplastic resin composition described herein may have excellent physical properties, such as impact strength and tensile strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: LG Chem, LTD.
    Inventors: Hyung Seop Shim, Won Seok Lee, Seok Goo Jang, Sang Hoo Park, Hye Jeong Ok, Jeong Su Choi, Keun Hoon Yoo, Roo Da Lee, Ho Hoon Kim, Jong Ju Lee
  • Patent number: 10919999
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of preparing an aqueous dispersion of multistage polymer particles comprising contacting under emulsion polymerization conditions and in a staged fashion an aqueous dispersion of carboxylic acid functionalized core polymer particles with first monomers and second monomers. The core comprises structural units of a high Tg hydrophobic monomer and/or the first monomers comprise a high Tg hydrophobic monomer, and the second monomers comprise at least 80 percent styrene. The high Tg hydrophobic monomer is cyclohexyl methacrylate, isobornyl methacrylate, 4-t-butyl methacrylate, t-butylstyrene, or n-butyl methacrylate, or a combination thereof. The multistage polymer particles are useful as opaque polymers, which are used in pigmented coating formulations to reduce the load of TiO2. The particles exhibit excellent collapse resistance and unusually low dry bulk density, and do not require acrylonitrile to achieve this desired combination of properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James K. Bardman, David G. Kelly, Michael W. Leonard
  • Patent number: 10907277
    Abstract: The thermoplastic polyurethane yarn of the present invention is excellent in abrasion resistance and durability because it contains thermoplastic polyurethane and nanosilica particles having hydrophobic functional groups on the surface thereof and is excellent in durability of a fine denier yarn, and can have a yarn in a form of continuous yarn without breaking yarn development during spinning or stretching. In particular, it is excellent in color dispersibility, antifouling property, scratch resistance, moldability, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Inventor: Heedae Park
  • Patent number: 10899918
    Abstract: A method of forming latex composite polymer particles produces hydrolysis resistant, composite polymer particles that can be used in aqueous latex compositions. Each of the latex composite polymer particles includes a first phase comprising a vinyl ester oligomer or polymer; optionally, an intermediate phase; and at least one second phase comprising an acrylic oligomer or polymer, a styrene oligomer or polymer, an acrylic-styrene copolymer, or mixtures thereof. The second phase and/or the intermediate phase at least partially encapsulates the first phase. The intermediate and second phases are more hydrophobic than the first phase. Optionally, the first phase, the second phase, and/or the intermediate phase may further comprise a cross-linking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Arkema Inc.
    Inventors: Lily Liu, Wayne Devonport, Daniel E. Stark, Matthew F. Boudreaux
  • Patent number: 10865314
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for providing a coat having excellent appearance and an excellent vibration damping property in a temperature range of a use environment of vibration damping materials. The invention relates to a vibration damping coating resin composition including an emulsion particle having a multilayer structure, the emulsion particle including an outermost layer and an inner layer located inside the outermost layer, the outermost layer being formed from a resin having a glass transition temperature of 60° C. or higher, the outermost layer being present in a proportion of 1% to 30% by mass in 100% by mass of the emulsion particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fuyuko Namimoto, Yukihiro Miyawaki
  • Patent number: 10836924
    Abstract: A coating composition that includes: (a) core-shell particles having a polymeric core at least partially encapsulated by a polymeric shell; (b) an ethylenically unsaturated rubber polymer; and (c) an adhesion promoter including at least one polymer that is different from (a) and (b). The polymeric shell of (a) includes: (i) a barrier segment having aromatic groups; and urethane linkages, urea linkages, or a combination thereof; and (ii) an elastomeric segment that is different from (i), in which the polymeric shell is covalently bonded to at least a portion of the polymeric core. Further, the ethylenically unsaturated rubber polymer is: (i) a polymeric particle dispersed in an aqueous medium that is different from (a); or (ii) covalently bonded to the shell of the core-shell particles of (a) and forms at least a portion of the polymeric core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: Roxalana Lee Martin, Dennis Leroy Faler, Jennifer Tamaki Jordan
  • Patent number: 10786440
    Abstract: A water absorbing resin has a siloxane skeleton which is a copolymer containing a structural unit derived from a polymerizable vinyl monomer (A) shown by the general formula (1), a structural unit derived from a polymerizable vinyl monomer (B) shown by the general formula (3), and a structural unit derived from an organopolysiloxane (C) having polymerizable groups at the both terminals thereof shown by the general formula (4). The water absorbing resin has a siloxane skeleton that is capable of thickening an aqueous composition without making it sticky, together with a cosmetic containing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroomi Iyoku
  • Patent number: 10744962
    Abstract: A description is given of the use of a polymer dispersion for producing sound deadener compositions, the polymer dispersion comprising at least one polymer obtainable by emulsion polymerization of radically polymerizable monomers, and the polymer having a weight-average molecular weight of more than 100 000, preferably of more than 100 000 to 350 000. A description is also given of corresponding sound deadener compositions which comprise the polymer dispersion, and of a method for damping oscillations or vibrations of vehicle components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Joerg-Alexander Dimmer, Dirk Wulff, Peter Preishuber-Pfluegl
  • Patent number: 10737460
    Abstract: Coated nonwoven fibrous mats, building panels, and methods for making the same are provided. A coated nonwoven fiber mat includes a nonwoven fibrous mat having a continuous barrier coating on a surface thereof. The continuous barrier coating includes a set composition of gypsum and a binder. A building panel includes a panel core associated with a coated nonwoven fiber mat. A method of making a coated nonwoven fibrous mat includes depositing a composition of water, gypsum stucco, and a binder onto a surface of a nonwoven fibrous mat and setting the composition to form a continuous barrier coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LLC
    Inventors: Yi-Hsien Harry Teng, Andrew W. Tricker
  • Patent number: 10703896
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a transparent thermoplastic resin and a method of preparing the same. More particularly, the present disclosure provides a transparent thermoplastic resin that provides superior transparency without generation of flow marks on a surface, and does not exhibit cracks or a whitening phenomenon during processing due to superior whitening resistance, particularly superior whitening resistance at low temperature, a method of preparing the transparent thermoplastic resin, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Jeong Su Choi, Won Seok Lee, Seok Goo Jang, Roo Da Lee, Sang Hoo Park, Ho Hoon Kim, Hyung Seop Shim, Keun Hoon Yoo, Hye Jeong Ok
  • Patent number: 10689473
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a graft copolymer having excellent thermal stability, a method of preparing the graft copolymer, a thermoplastic resin composition including the graft copolymer, and a molded part including the thermoplastic resin composition. According to the present invention, since the thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention includes the graft copolymer having excellent thermal stability, the thermoplastic resin composition and the molded part manufactured using the thermoplastic resin composition have excellent physical properties, such as impact strength, fluidity, and transparency. Furthermore, the degree of discoloration that may occur when the resin composition or the molded part is allowed to stay in an injection molding machine or stay at a high temperature for a long period of time may be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Seok Goo Jang, Jeong Su Choi, Won Seok Lee, Roo Da Lee, Sang Hoo Park, Hye Jeong Ok, Ho Hoon Kim, Hyung Seop Shim, Keun Hoon Yoo
  • Patent number: 10676591
    Abstract: A composition of solid particles comprising substantially inorganic, electronically conductive particles and fluoropolymer particles, wherein the fluoropolymer is melt-processable and has a melting point between 100° C. and 325° C. and a melt flow index at 372° C. and at 5 kg load (MFI 372/5) of at least 0.1 and up to 100 g/10 min, and wherein the fluoropolymer particles have a particle size of less than 500 nm and wherein the particles comprising the substantially inorganic, electronically conductive material is present in the form of particles having a particle size of less than 15,000 ?m, and methods for producing such compositions and articles containing such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Michael H. Mitchell, Tatsuo Fukushi, Muhammad Z. Nawaz, Michael C. Dadalas, Klaus Hintzer, Tilman C. Zipplies, Denis Duchesne
  • Patent number: 10655088
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a polymer composition, in which an ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid is subjected to a free-radical polymerization in the presence of at least one polyether component, to the polymer composition obtainable by this process and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yannick Fuchs, Helmut Witteler, Heike Weber, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Jürgen Detering
  • Patent number: 10647871
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coating composition or paint comprising a multistage latex with at least first and second stages, wherein the composition or paint is substantially free of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and capable of film formation even in the absence of coalescent agents. The base paint formulation is capable of being tinted at a point-of-sale (i.e. in-store) using a colorant composition of a type and quantity required to produce a paint of desired color and finish. The paints, show improved block resistance, scrub resistance and tack resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Inventors: Tyler Bell, Robert Sandoval, Mary Jane Hibben, Michael C. Wildman
  • Patent number: 10640596
    Abstract: Disclosed are a rubber polymer, a graft copolymer, methods of preparing the same, and an impact and heat resistant resin composition. According to the present invention, provided are rubber latex and a graft copolymer which may realize a product having superior impact resistance, heat resistance and chemical resistance by adding a specific crosslinking regulator to the rubber polymer, methods of preparing the same, and an impact and heat resistant resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Joo Byung Chai, Yu Sung Jung, Eun Seon Park, Tae Young Jeon, Young Min Kim, Jin Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 10619072
    Abstract: The problem to be solved by the present invention is to provide urethane resin particles that, when used as a component of a coating composition, enable the resulting coating composition to have excellent storage stability and excellent degree of freedom of adjustment of physical properties of the obtained coating film. The present invention provides core-shell type urethane resin particles having a core-shell structure in which the core comprises a urethane resin obtained by using a polyol component comprising polyether polyol, whereas the shell comprises a urethane resin obtained by using a polyol component comprising polycarbonate polyol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi Kanda
  • Patent number: 10619062
    Abstract: An aqueous ink for ink jet recording contains a pigment and a urethane resin. The urethane resin includes units respectively derived from a polyisocyanate, a polyol having no acid group, a polyol having acid group and a primary monoalcohol, has an acid value of 20 mgKOH/g or less based on the unit present at a molecular terminal of the urethane resin and derived from the polyol having acid group and a rate (mol %) of the urethane bond formed by the units derived from the polyisocyanate and the primary monoalcohol accounting for the total of the urethane bond and the urea bond in the urethane resin of 5 mol % or more to 20 mol % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kousuke Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 10586144
    Abstract: Identification labels and their incorporation in rubber-based articles are described. The labels include RFID components and can be incorporated in tires. The labels can withstand the relatively harsh conditions associated with vulcanization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Avery Dennison Corporation
    Inventors: Pavel Janko, Denis Markov
  • Patent number: 10563071
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing a conductive polymer-containing dispersion, including: a polymerization step of polymerizing a monomer for obtaining a conjugated conductive polymer in a dispersion medium including the monomer and seed particles converted into a colloid protected by a polyanion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Tagawa, Naoki Murata, Motoaki Araki, Takashi Ohkubo
  • Patent number: 10519337
    Abstract: An article, comprising a food or beverage container (20), or a portion thereof, that includes a metal substrate (30, 32) and a coating (34) disposed on at least a portion of the metal substrate (30, 32). The coating (34) is preferably formed from a coating composition that comprises an emulsion polymerized latex having a first-stage emulsion polymerized copolymer and a second-stage emulsion polymerized copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Sebastien Gibanel, Benoit Prouvost
  • Patent number: 10519325
    Abstract: A waterborne coating composition including: an aqueous emulsion polymer having a copolymerized Phosphorous-acid monomer, an aqueous dispersion of cement, and a solid inert filler, each in certain amounts, is provided. A method for providing a coated substrate employing the waterborne coating composition that has been subsequently activated and the coated substrate so formed are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Loïc Chailloux, John Haigh, Debora Ressnig, Daniel Duc, Xavier Bricout
  • Patent number: 10494553
    Abstract: The present technology provides a two-component urethane-based adhesive composition that contains: a main agent containing a urethane prepolymer (A) having an isocyanate group; and a curing agent containing a compound (B) having at least two active hydrogen-containing groups in each molecule. At least one of the main agent or the curing agent contains a compound (C) having an isocyanurate ring, and microparticles (D) containing organic matter and having an average particle diameter of 0.1 to 10 ?m; and the compound (C) contains an isocyanurate of pentamethylene diisocyanate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichi Matsuki, Megumi Abe
  • Patent number: 10465078
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous dispersion of polymer, based on structured polymer particles, said particles comprising a core polymer phase, based on a polymer P1 with Tg1 ranging from 60 to 120° C., a second polymer phase enveloping said core, based on a polymer P2 with a Tg2 ranging from ?60 to 40° C. and a third outer polymer phase (or shell) based on a polymer P3, with a Tg3 ranging from Tg2?5° C. to Tg2+5° C. and having an Mn not exceeding 150 000, with the weight contents of said polymers P1, P2 and P3 being, relative to the total weight of polymer (P1+P2+P3): P1 from 5% to 60%, P2 from 40% to 85%, P3 from 5% to 25% with the sum of said weight contents being 100%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Isabelle Betremieux, Alain Boone, Jean-Yves Loze
  • Patent number: 10457816
    Abstract: A fiber reinforced powder paint provides improved flexural fatigue resistance for composites substrates. Fiber loading in the powder is greater than 40%. Aramid fiber loading in an epoxy based powder paint is exemplified. A composite bow limb coated with the powder paint survives a remarkably greater number of bending cycles before failure when coated with the powder paint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: MCP IP, LLC
    Inventor: Mathew A. McPherson
  • Patent number: 10435518
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a non dusty polymer powder composed of aggregated latex particles prepared by a multistage preparation process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Rosangela Pirri, Philippe Hajji, Christiaan A. Schipper
  • Patent number: 10421877
    Abstract: Provided is an aqueous composition comprising latex polymer particles that comprise (a) 40% to 95%, by weight based on the dry weight of the latex polymer, a core polymer that comprises (i) polymerized units of one or more monofunctional vinyl monomers, and (ii) polymerized units of one or more multivinyl monomers, and (b) 5% to 60%, by weight based on the dry weight of the latex polymer, a shell polymer that comprises (i) polymerized units of one or more monofunctional vinyl monomers, and (ii) polymerized units of one or more vinyl monomers having a latent crosslinking group selected from the group consisting of trialkoxysilyl groups, oxoacetyl groups, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm & Haas Company
    Inventors: Edward E. Lafleur, Himal Ray, Gaurav Pranami
  • Patent number: 10385205
    Abstract: The present invention is a polyester resin composition that includes a polyester resin A containing 50 to 100% by mass of a polybutylene terephthalate resin and 0 to 50% by mass of a polyethylene terephthalate resin, a metal organic acid salt B being either one or both of an alkali metal organic acid salt and an alkaline earth metal organic acid salt, a polyfunctional glycidyl group-containing styrene-based polymer C in a predetermined amount, and an inorganic filler D having an average particle diameter of 0.05 to 3 ?m. The polyester resin composition contains a predetermined amount of alkali metal atoms/alkaline earth metal atoms, and further the content of linear oligomers of polybutylene terephthalate, or the content of linear oligomers of polybutylene terephthalate and polyethylene terephthalate is less than or equal to 1000 mg/kg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Shimoharai, Yasuto Fujii, Takahiro Shimizu, Junichi Yasui, Satoru Horiguchi
  • Patent number: 10336918
    Abstract: An adhesive composition containing a latex of a highly saturated nitrile rubber (A) which has ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated nitrile monomer units 10 to 55 wt %, conjugated diene monomer units 25 to 89 wt %, and ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid monoester monomer units 1 to 20 wt % and has an iodine value of 120 or less and a polyvalent amine compound (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masato Sakamoto, Tomonori Nakashima