Product Having A Material Encapsulated In Or Impregnated In A Nonreactant Material Patents (Class 523/210)
  • Patent number: 10246563
    Abstract: Provided are: a photostabilizer masterbatch in which the problems of the occurrence of blocking over time due to the effect of temperature fluctuations in the environment and the difficulty in handling due to the resulting solidification in aggregates are overcome; and a method of producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Ayabe, Takashi Usui
  • Patent number: 10167393
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymer dispersion comprising by dry weight based on total dry weight of the polymer particles, a) from 60% to 95% a vinyl acetate monomer, b) from 0.2% to 2.5% a phosphorus-containing allylic monomer; and c) from 0.2% to 2.5% an itaconic acid monomer; wherein the total amount of monomers b) and c) is from 0.5% to 2.5% by dry weight based on total dry weight of the polymer particles, and the dry weight ratio of monomer b) to monomers b) and c) is from 0.2 to 0.6. The present invention further provides a paint formulation of PVC higher than 60% comprising the polymer dispersion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Jianming Xu, Wei Cui, Qingwei Zhang, Ling Li, Danping Ma
  • Patent number: 9988566
    Abstract: A putty composition comprising an organic binder, which further comprises a silicone fluid, an anti-blocking agent, and a rheological additive. The putty also contains a filler. The non-staining putty composition meets the ASTM-D2203 standard test method for staining sealants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Inventor: Raul Marmolejo Velez
  • Patent number: 9969851
    Abstract: In a method for controlling shrinkage of a composite, a dried hydrophobically modified cellulose-based fiber is exposed to a slow acting resin system having a first curing time. An excess amount of the slow acting resin system is removed to separate out the pre-wetted hydrophobically modified cellulose-based fiber. The pre-wetted hydrophobically modified cellulose-based fiber is mixed with a fast acting resin system to form a mixture. The fast acting resin system has a second curing time that is less than the first curing time. The mixture is molded at a predetermined temperature. The fast acting resin system is cured prior to the slow acting resin system, and the slow acting resin system flows into free space within the curing fast acting resin system prior to the slow acting resin system being cured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignees: BEIJING UNIVERSITY OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY, GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Hamid G. Kia, Xiaonong Chen, Li Cao, Qijiayu Wu
  • Patent number: 9951273
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation comprising a medium, one or more stabilizers, and one or more particles comprising nanoparticles included within a host material. In certain embodiments, a stabilizer comprises a HALS stabilizer. In certain embodiments, a stabilizer comprises a UVA stabilizer. In certain embodiments, the formulation includes a HALS stabilizer and a UVA stabilizer. In certain embodiments, nanoparticles have light-emissive properties. Other embodiments relate to a powder obtainable from a formulation of the invention, a composition including a powder of the invention, a coating comprising a formulation of the invention, and products and applications including a particle of the invention. In preferred embodiments, a nanoparticle comprises a semiconductor nanocrystal. In certain embodiments, a host material comprises a polymer. In certain embodiments, a host material comprises an inorganic material. A raw batch formulation and particle obtainable therefrom is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Robert J. Nick
  • Patent number: 9938391
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a polyolefin resin composition including the step of mixing a first resin chip including a first polyolefin resin and glass filaments and a second resin chip including a second polyolefin resin and an aerogel or glass bubbles, a polyolefin resin composition including a first resin chip including a first polyolefin resin and glass filaments and a second resin chip including a second polyolefin resin and an aerogel or glass bubbles, and a polyolefin resin molded article including an extrusion molded article of the polyolefin resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: LOTTE CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eun Hwa Jang, Young-Bum Kim, Seong-Min Cho
  • Patent number: 9885807
    Abstract: Optical films are described having a polymerized microstructured surface that comprises the reaction product of a polymerizable resin composition comprising at least one polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated triphenyl monomer. Also described are certain triphenyl (meth)acrylate monomers and polymerizable resin compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Bryan V. Hunt, Kyle J. Lindstrom, Judith M. Invie, David B. Olson, Anthony M. Renstrom
  • Patent number: 9745484
    Abstract: A white ink composition for ink-based digital printing includes a white pigment. The white pigment is titanium dioxide. A method for ink-based digital printing includes applying dampening fluid to an imaging member to form a dampening fluid layer, patterning the dampening fluid layer using a laser imaging system, applying a white ink composition to the imaging member surface having the patterned dampening fluid disposed thereon to form an ink image, partially curing the ink image, and transferring the partially cured ink image to a printable substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Marcel Breton, Carolyn Moorlag, Frank Ping-Hay Lee Ping-Hay Lee, Aurelian Valeriu Magdalinis, James D. Mayo
  • Patent number: 9714352
    Abstract: A dispersed white ink contains TiO2, wherein the TiO2 includes particles contained in a thermoplastic polymer resin matrix and wherein the particles have a maximum interparticle distance of less than 1.0 ?m and exhibit a statistical variance of less than 0.02. A process for manufacturing the dispersed white ink is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Doris Chun, Hou T. Ng, Albert Teishev
  • Patent number: 9663634
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition having improved scratch resistance properties, the composition comprising (i) one or more polymers with a glass transition temperature (Tg) of at least 25° C., and (ii) solid particulate material having a surface modified with an organic modifier of formula (I), an organic modifier of formula (I) being the only organic modifier used to modify a surface of the solid particulate material, wherein the solid particulate material is distributed at least throughout a surface layer of the one or more polymers, and wherein the improved scratch resistance is relative to that of the one or more polymers absent the distributed particulate material, (I) where R is selected from a quaternary ammonium cation, a quaternary phosphonium cation, and imidazolium cation and a pyridinium cation; x is an integer ranging from 1-5; Ry is selected from OH, C(O)OH, NH2, SH and CH3; and Z is a counter anion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: TENASITECH PTY LTD
    Inventors: Grant Arthur Benson Edwards, Darren Martin
  • Patent number: 9644100
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a process for the preparation of an aqueous suspension of self-binding pigmentary particles comprising the following stages: (a) forming one or more aqueous suspensions of at least one inorganic matter comprising calcium carbonate; (b) forming or obtaining one or more aqueous solutions or suspensions or emulsions of at least one binder; and (c) co-grinding the aqueous suspension or suspensions obtained in stage a) with the aqueous solutions or suspensions or emulsions obtained in stage b) in a mill so as to obtain an aqueous suspension of self-binding pigmentary particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Patrick Gane, Joachim Schoelkopf
  • Patent number: 9617643
    Abstract: A method of plating a metal on a hydrophobic polymer, especially in the shape of small particles, involves: (a) contacting a surface of hydrophobic polymer substrate with a polycation such as poly(allylamine hydrochloride) to create a treated surface; (b) contacting the treated surface with a catalyst; and then (c) immersing the surface in a electroless metal plating bath to create a coating of metal on the surface. Metals include copper, silver, gold, nickel and cobalt. Catalysts are selected from compounds containing palladium, platinum, tin, copper, or nickel salts. Damaging surface treatments such as etching by plasma or acid are avoided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Board of Trustees of Michigan State University
    Inventors: Ilsoon Lee, Wei Wang, Ankush Gokhale
  • Patent number: 9540507
    Abstract: A specially structured article is described which allows products made from the article to undergo a second heating without a dramatic color shift. This permits more recycled products from the material used to make the article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: M&G USA Corporation
    Inventors: Guliz Arf Elliott, Paul Heater, Ricardo Knudsen, Gerald Orosz, Gianluca Ferrari
  • Patent number: 9243099
    Abstract: The invention provides a process for the continuous polymerization of a polymer comprising monomeric units derived from styrene and 1,3-butadiene, said process comprising: polymerizing the monomers in the presence of an initiator, and at least one polar agent selected from Formula 1; wherein R1 and R2 are each independently an alkyl, and preferably a C1-C4 alkyl; R3, R4, R5, R6, R7 and R8 are each independently selected from hydrogen or an alkyl, and preferably hydrogen or a C1-C4 alkyl; and wherein a 1,2-diene is added to the polymerization, and the 1,2-diene to active initiator (active for polymerization) molar ratio is from 0.1 to 1.0, preferably from 0.1 to 0.9, and more preferably from 0.1 to 0.85; and wherein the polar agent to the active initiator molar ratio is from 0.05 to 0.6, preferably from 0.1 to 0.5, more preferably from 0.15 to 0.3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: TRINSEO EUROPE GMBH
    Inventors: Silvia Valenti, Evemarie Hamann
  • Patent number: 9187578
    Abstract: A polymer modified pigment having a polymer (P-1) on the surface of a pigment (A), wherein the polymer (P-1) is obtained by copolymerizing a copolymer (B-1) of a polymerizable unsaturated monomer containing at least one polymerizable unsaturated group soluble in a non-aqueous solvent, and at least one kind of polymerizable unsaturated monomer (C), which is soluble in the non-aqueous solvent and either insoluble or poorly soluble following polymerization: and a polymer modified pigment having a polymer (P-2) on the surface of a pigment (A), wherein the polymer (P-2) is obtained by polymerizing at least one kind of polymerizable unsaturated monomer (C) soluble in the non-aqueous solvent and either insoluble or poorly soluble following polymerization, in the presence of an alkyd resin (B-2) soluble in a non-aqueous solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kinoshita
  • Patent number: 9181416
    Abstract: The invention relates to a stabilizer system comprising a thermal stabilizer and a supported, at least partly calcined dolomite of the formula Mt1X1*CaX2 where Mt1=Mg or Zn; X1=O or (OH)2; X2=O; (OH)2 or CO3, wherein the calcined dolomite has been supported with a metal perchlorate of the formula Mt2(ClO4)m*nH2O where Mt2=Li, Na, K, Mg, Ca, Ba, Zn, Al, La, Ce; m=1, 2 or 3, m being selected so as to compensate for the charge of the metal ion Mt2; n=0 to 3 and wherein the stabilizer system does not comprise any of the compounds selected from the group consisting of (B) and (C) when Mt1 is Mg, and wherein (B) at least one nitrogen-containing organic compound is selected from the group consisting of (B1) and (B2), (B1) being a tert-alkanolamine and (B2) being an enaminone or a urea, and (C) an alkaline earth metal aluminohydroxocarbonate of the formula (C) (M1?xZnx)yAl2(OH)4+2y CO3* zH2O (C) where M=magnesium or/and calcium; x=0 to 0.5; y=2 to 8 and z=0 to 12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: IKA INNOVATIVE KUNSTSTOFFAUFBEREITUNG GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Walter Reith
  • Patent number: 9165861
    Abstract: A method for producing at least one through-silicon via inside a substrate may include forming a cavity in the substrate from a first side of the substrate until an electrically conductive portion is emerged onto. The method may also include forming an electrically conductive layer at a bottom and on walls of the cavity, and at least partly on a first side outside the cavity. The process may further include at least partially filling the cavity with at least one phase-change material. Another aspect is directed to a three-dimensional integrated structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignees: STMICROELECTRONICS SA, STMICROELECTRONICS (CROLLES 2) SAS
    Inventors: Pierre Bar, Simon Gousseau, Yann Beilliard
  • Patent number: 9145484
    Abstract: A mineral composition comprising mineral particles, said mineral particles, when in a densely compacted bed form, having a volume defined median pore diameter from 0.01 to 0.04 micrometer, and having an intruded total specific void volume of 0.1-0.3 cm3/g. A specific advantage of this composition is that it as a component in a coating, allows the passage of ink solvent into the base paper while retaining the ink molecules on the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Patrick Arthur Charles Gane, Olav Bergset, George Saunders, Xueping Qiu, Dan Varney
  • Patent number: 9085668
    Abstract: Provided are an impregnated calcium carbonate that hardly flies but has excellent dispersibility in a polymer composition, a method for producing the impregnated calcium carbonate, and a polymer composition including the impregnated calcium carbonate. The impregnated calcium carbonate is obtained by surface treating calcium carbonate with at least one of a fatty acid, a resin acid, and derivatives of them to yield a surface treated calcium carbonate and impregnating the surface treated calcium carbonate with an organic compound in a liquid state at a normal temperature in an amount of 3 to 22 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the surface treated calcium carbonate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: SHIRAISHI KOGYO KAISHA, LTD.
    Inventors: Yu Sakai, Yoshisada Kayano, Kanehiro Osakabe
  • Publication number: 20150119494
    Abstract: Provided is a composite material having a nano structure grown on a carbon fiber with a high density. A method of manufacturing a composite material includes: modifying a surface of a carbon fiber by using an electron beam; growing a zinc oxide (ZnO) nano structure on the modified surface of the carbon fiber; and transferring the carbon fiber and the zinc oxide nano structure onto a polymer resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Hyung Wook PARK, Deka Biplabkr, Kyung II Kong
  • Publication number: 20150099826
    Abstract: The present invention includes a process for producing treated filler that includes (a) treating a slurry that includes untreated filler where the untreated filler has not been previously dried, with a treating composition that includes a treating agent, thereby forming a treated filler slurry, and (b) drying the treated filler slurry to produce treated filler. The treating agent can include an amino acid or polypeptide. The present invention also is directed to treated filler prepared by the process, as well as rubber compounding compositions and tires including the treated filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Justin Jonathan Martin, Peter Lawrence Votruba-Drzal, Timothy Allen Okel, Raphael O. Kollah, Truman Wilt, Clint Steven Edelman, Brittany Smith
  • Publication number: 20150099824
    Abstract: The present invention includes a process for producing treated filler that includes (a) treating a slurry that includes untreated filler where the untreated filler has not been previously dried, with a treating composition that includes a treating agent, thereby forming a treated filler slurry, and (b) drying the treated filler slurry to produce treated filler. The treating agent can include at least one of an anhydride, a cyclic imide, and a derivative thereof. The present invention also is directed to treated filler prepared by the process, as well as rubber compounding compositions and tires including the treated filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Justin Jonathan Martin, Timothy Allen Okel, Peter Lawrence Votruba-Drzal, Raphael O. Kollah, Truman Wilt, Clint Steven Edelman
  • Publication number: 20150099825
    Abstract: The present invention includes a process for producing treated filler that includes (a) treating a slurry that includes untreated filler where the untreated filler has not been previously dried, with a treating composition that includes a treating agent, thereby forming a treated filler slurry, and (b) drying the treated filler slurry to produce treated filler. The treating agent can include an unsaturated fatty acid, derivative of an unsaturated fatty acid, or salt thereof. The present invention also is directed to treated filler prepared by the process, as well as rubber compounding compositions and tires including the treated filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Peter Lawrence Votruba-Drzal, Justin Jonathan Martin, Timothy Allen Okel, Raphael O. Kollah, Truman Wilt, Clint Steven Edelman, Brittany Smith, Luke Andrew Wolfe
  • Patent number: 8962730
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a self-healing rubber composition comprising a functionalized elastomer comprising: a polymeric backbone chain derived from a monomer comprising at least one conjugated diene monomer and optionally at least one vinyl aromatic monomer; and a functional group bonded to the backbone chain, the functional group comprising a multidentate ligand capable of complexing with a metal ion; and a partitioned metal ion. The invention is further directed to a pneumatic tire comprising the self-healing rubber composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Ralf Mruk, Christian Jean-Marie Kaes, Robert Fokko Roskamp
  • Patent number: 8912249
    Abstract: A process for encapsulating pigment dispersions is provided where a pigment is dispersed with a polymeric dispersant in an aqueous solvent system. An acrylate monomer and a polyurethane dispersion are added and the resultant mixture is polymerized. Optionally, the acrylate monomer/polyurethane mixture may be emulsified in water with an added surfactant or polymeric dispersant and up to 20% acrylic or other vinyl monomers based on the acrylate may be added to the acrylate monomer/polyurethane mixture before polymerization. Such encapsulated pigment dispersions may be used in inkjet inks and are stable to heat, aging test conditions, and solvent challenges. Prints from these inks have better durability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Waifong Liew Anton, Hee Hyun Lee, Michael Joseph Otley, Michael Stephen Wolfe
  • Patent number: 8906983
    Abstract: Iron-silicon oxide particles with a core and an outer shell have improved heating rates in a magnetic field. The core contains maghemite, magnetite, and haematite. The outer shell is essentially or exclusively silicon dioxide. The crystallite diameter of the haematite determined by X-ray diffraction is greater than 120 nm. A ratio of the brightness of the Debye-Scherrer diffraction ring by electron diffraction at a lattice plane spacing of 0.20+/?0.02 nm, comprising maghemite and magnetite, to the brightness of the Debye-Scherrer diffraction ring by electron diffraction at a lattice plane spacing of 0.25+/?0.02 nm, comprising maghemite, magnetite and haematite, is no more than 0.2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Stipan Katusic, Peter Kress, Peter Albers, Harald Herzog
  • Patent number: 8895219
    Abstract: An ink is disclosed. The ink includes a carrier fluid; an encapsulated metallic pigment particle further including a metallic pigment particle and a polymer, wherein the polymer covers between 70% and 100%, inclusive, of the surface area of the metallic pigment particle and wherein the morphology of the metallic pigment particle by itself is substantially the same as the morphology of the metallic pigment particle covered by the polymer; and a polymer resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Sivapackia Ganapathiappan, Hou T. Ng, Albert Teishev
  • Patent number: 8871836
    Abstract: Provided are: a polycarbonate-based resin composition, including: (A) 100 parts by mass of a resin mixture formed of: 30 to 100 mass % of a PC-POS copolymer (A-1) which has constituent units represented by a general formula (I) and a general formula (II), and in which an average repetition number n of organosiloxane constituent units in the general formula (II) is 70 to 500; and 70 to 0 mass % of an aromatic polycarbonate resin (A-2) except the PC-POS copolymer (A-1); (B) 0.01 to 0.15 part by mass of an alkaline (earth) metal salt of an organic sulfonic acid; (C) 0.1 to 1 part by mass of a polytetrafluoroethylene having a fibril-forming ability; and (D) 2 to 15 parts by mass of titanium dioxide particles each having, on an outermost surface thereof, a coating layer formed of a polyol free of a nitrogen atom; a molded article obtained by molding the resin composition; and a structure member for solar photovoltaic power generation formed of the molded article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yusuke Aoki
  • Publication number: 20140315032
    Abstract: One-component, solvent-free organosiloxane composition comprising a) a linear or branched polyorganosiloxane containing at least two alkenyl or alkynyl groups, as component A; b) a linear or branched polyorganosiloxane containing at least 3 Si—H groups, as component B; c) a hydrosilylation catalyst as component C; d) an alkynol of the general formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3 are selected independently of one another from H, C1-C6-alkyl and substituted or unsubstituted C3-C6-alkyl; or R1 is selected from H, C1-C6-alkyl and substituted or unsubstituted C3-C6-cycloalkyl, and R2, R3 are bonded together and form a 3- to 8-membered ring which can be substituted by one or more C1-C3-alkyl groups, as component D; and e) a fumed silica as component E.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: ELANTAS GmbH
    Inventors: Kim Bastian BEBENROTH, Andreas STEINMANN, Gerold SCHMIDT
  • Patent number: 8859643
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing particles which comprise at least one halogen-free flame retardant and which comprise at least one metal oxide or semimetal oxide, where the particle can be a core-shell particle with flame retardant in the core and metal oxide or semimetal oxide in the shell, or a particle in which the distribution of flame retardant and a metal oxide or semimetal oxide is in essence homogeneous. The present invention further relates to particles comprising at least one halogen-free flame retardant and comprising at least one metal oxide or semimetal oxide, to a polymer molding composition comprising said particles and comprising at least one thermoplastic or thermoset polymer, and also to the use of said particles in polymer molding compositions or for providing flame retardancy to polymer molding compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Siqi Xue, Jing Dreher, Heinz Herbst
  • Patent number: 8859288
    Abstract: Methods to produce pH-sensitive microparticles that have an active agent dispersed in a polymer matrix have certain advantages over microcapsules with an active agent encapsulated in an interior compartment/core inside of a polymer wall. The current invention relates to pH-sensitive microparticles that have a corrosion-detecting or corrosion-inhibiting active agent or active agents dispersed within a polymer matrix of the microparticles. The pH-sensitive microparticles can be used in various coating compositions on metal objects for corrosion detecting and/or inhibiting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Inventors: Wenyan Li, Jerry W. Buhrow, Scott T. Jolley, Luz M. Calle
  • Patent number: 8846785
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for manufacturing spherical, monodispersed core-shell type ceria-polymer hybrid nanoparticles including, a mixing step in which a cerium salt and a polymer are mixed together in a high-boiling-point organic solvent to obtain a mixture, and a heating and reflux step in which this mixture is heated and refluxed at a temperature of 110° C. or more to thereby generate a boiling phenomenon in the heating and reflux step, and rapidly cooling the mixture after the heating and reflux step to precipitate cerium oxide, and a liquid dispersion thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Noriya Izu, Ichiro Matsubara, Toshio Itoh, Woosuck Shin, Maiko Nishibori, Toshio Uchida
  • Patent number: 8841358
    Abstract: The invention relates to a ceramic particulate and polymer composite having enhanced viscoelastic and rheological properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Tundra Composites, LLC
    Inventors: Kurt E. Heikkila, Rodney K. Williams, John S. Kroll
  • Patent number: 8821770
    Abstract: Microstructured films comprising surface modified inorganic oxide particles and polymerizable resins are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Clinton L. Jones, Brant U. Kolb, Taun L. McKenzie, David B. Olson, Nathaniel K. Naismith
  • Publication number: 20140242403
    Abstract: The present application discloses novel self-polishing antifouling paint compositions comprising: 30-80% by solids volume of the paint composition of a binder phase; 20-70% by solids volume of the paint composition of a pigment phase, said pigment phase including solid particles consisting of one or more rosin constituents (e.g. rosin, rosin derivatives or rosin-modified polymers) entrapped or encapsulated in a matrix (e.g. a silica such as a silica aerogel); and optionally one or more solvents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: HEMPEL A/S
    Inventors: Stefan Møller Olsen, Diego Meseguer Yebra, Torben Schandel
  • Patent number: 8815983
    Abstract: A dispersion comprising hard material particles and at least one organic binder and/or at least one plasticizer. The hard material particles comprise an inner core comprising a fused tungsten carbide and an outer shell comprising tungsten carbide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: H. C. Starck GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Gerk, Ulf Waag
  • Patent number: 8809439
    Abstract: There are provided calcium hydroxide having a large specific surface area, a resin composition comprising the calcium hydroxide and having excellent thermal stability, and a molded article and a stabilizer for synthetic resins which comprise the calcium hydroxide. There are provided a calcium hydroxide compound represented by the following formula (1): Ca(OH)2-nx(An?)x??(1) (wherein n represents an integer of 1 to 4, x represents a number of 0.001 to 0.2, and An? represents an anion derived from at least one compound selected from the group consisting of a silicon-based compound, a phosphorus-based compound, an aluminum-based compound, an inorganic acid and an organic acid.), and a synthetic resin, a molded article and a stabilizer for synthetic resins which comprise the compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Kyowa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takafumi Suzuki, Masatoshi Matsushima, Seiji Miyauchi, Hitoshi Manabe, Yoshiharu Sawa
  • Patent number: 8785520
    Abstract: A method for producing a polylactic acid resin composition, including the following steps (1) and (2): step (1): subjecting an organic crystal nucleating agent to a wet pulverization in the presence of a carboxylic acid ester having a weight-average molecular weight of from 150 to 600 and a viscosity at 23° C. of from 1 to 500 mPa·s and/or a phosphoric ester having a weight-average molecular weight of from 150 to 600 and a viscosity at 23° C. of from 1 to 500 mPa·s to give a finely pulverized organic crystal nucleating agent composition; and step (2): melt-kneading a raw material for a polylactic acid resin composition comprising the finely pulverized organic crystal nucleating agent composition obtained in the step (1) and a polylactic acid resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoya Tsuboi, Akira Takenaka, Masahiro Mori
  • Patent number: 8785521
    Abstract: Technologies are generally described for a nanocomposite polymer dielectric that may incorporate two types of nanoparticles and a polymer. One of the two types of nanoparticle may be a first, smaller nanoparticle, that may occupy spaces between larger second nanoparticles. Another of the two types of nanoparticle may be the second, larger, “high-?” nanoparticle, which supports the overall dielectric constant of the material. In an applied electric field, the first, smaller nanoparticle may redistribute local charge to homogenize electric fields in the dielectric material, tending to avoid the development of “hot spots”. Such a two-nanoparticle nanocomposite dielectric material may provide increased dielectric breakdown strength and voltage endurance in comparison with a nanoparticle dielectric which only contains a single type of “high-?” nanoparticle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Empire Technology Development, LLC
    Inventors: Seth Adrian Miller, Gary Lynn Duerksen
  • Patent number: 8772371
    Abstract: The invention relates to pearlescent pigments comprising a platelet-shaped substrate, a metal oxide coating comprising a metal oxide layer having a refractive index of greater than 1.8 and a protective layer, wherein the protective layer comprises a metal oxide/hydroxide layer and optionally boroxide, applied to which is an organic aftercoat of an acrylic copolymer, to a method for producing said pigments and the use thereof. The outer layer provides a very good photo-stabilisation of the TiO2 coated platelet-shaped substrates, such as mica, combined with a good water resistance and an anti-yellowing performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Philippe Bugnon, Karin Karrer, Patrice Bujard
  • Patent number: 8747999
    Abstract: The present invention related to (micro-or nano-) capsules that have two different functional groups on the outer shell of the particles that allow deposition onto the textile surfaces (i.e. exhibit substantivity) and subsequent covalent bonding of the particles onto the textile (i.e. are reactive towards the fiber).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bryan David Grey, Kishor Kumar Mistry, Chun-tian Zhao
  • Patent number: 8741978
    Abstract: A prepreg which is capable of being cured-in-place into a solid surface by irradiation, heating or a combination of the two is prepared. The cured-in-place solid surfaces can be used as veneer cladding for rigid substrates such as floor and wall tiles, kitchen and bath counter tops, sinks, cabinet door veneers, bath surrounds, architectural surfaces such as columns and roofs and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Ashland Licensing and Intellectual Property LLC
    Inventors: Thomas M. Moy, Becky E. Bushong, David A. Hutchings, Danny G. Hartinger, John Martin, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8728223
    Abstract: The present invention relates to dispersions comprising particulate materials and a solvent, with an optional dispersant. The solvent has a low dielectric constant, and the particulate material is present at high loading levels. The resulting dispersion has been found to be stable and have a low viscosity, even at high particulate material loadings. Various uses for these dispersions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Cabot Corporation
    Inventors: Anne K. Shim, Eugene N. Step, Agathagelos Kyrlidis, Lang Nyugen
  • Patent number: 8722147
    Abstract: A corrosion resistant primer coating comprises one or more corrosion inhibiting additives; and one or more nonaqueous resins, and the method of making and using the primer coating. The corrosion inhibiting additive comprises metal ferrate(IV) compounds, metal ferrate(V) compounds, metal ferrate(VI) compounds, or a mixture thereof (collectively called the ferrate compound). The ferrate compound has a low solubility in water in the range of about 0.001 ppm to about 2000 ppm at a temperature in the range of about 0° C. to 71° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Battelle Memorial Institute
    Inventors: Bruce F. Monzyk, Jerad A. Ford, John T. Stropki, David N. Clark, Vinay V. Gadkari, Katherine P. Mitchell
  • Patent number: 8722765
    Abstract: An alumina particle composite (1) includes an alumina particle (2) and an organic acid (3) chemically bonded to a surface of the alumina particle (2). Further, the alumina particle (2) has a short axis length of 1 to 10 nm, a long axis length of 20 to 400 nm, and an aspect ratio of 5 to 80, and is represented by Formula I, Al2O3·nH2O??Formula I where n is 0 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Oda, Yasuaki Kai, Tomohiro Ito, Takashi Seino, Hironobu Muramatsu
  • Patent number: 8716378
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polyester composition comprising, based on the total weight of the composition, a chlorine- and bromine-free combination of: from 40 to 60 wt % of a polyester; from 25 to 35 wt % of a reinforcing filler; from 2 to 8 wt % of a flame retardant synergist selected from the group consisting of melamine polyphosphate, melamine cyanurate, melamine pyrophosphate, melamine phosphate, and combinations thereof; from 5 to 15 wt % of a phosphinate salt flame retardant; from more than 0 to less than 5 wt % of an impact modifier component comprising a poly(ether-ester) elastomer and a (meth)acrylate impact modifier; from more than 0 to 5 wt % poly(tetrafluoroethylene) encapsulated by a styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer; from more than 0 to 2 wt % of a stabilizer; wherein the thermoplastic polyester composition contains less than 5 wt % of a polyetherimide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Tianhua Ding, Rodney Fonseca, Sung Dug Kim, Chris van der Weele
  • Publication number: 20140100305
    Abstract: This invention relates to polyamide moulding compositions with high resistance to heat/light ageing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicant: LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Guenter MARGRAF, Detlev JOACHIMI
  • Patent number: 8686072
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polyester composition comprising, based on the total weight of the composition, a chlorine- and bromine-free combination of: from 40 to 60 wt % of a modified poly(1,4-butylene terephthalate); from 25 to 35 wt % of a reinforcing filler; from 2 to 8 wt % of a flame retardant synergist selected from the group consisting of melamine polyphosphate, melamine cyanurate, melamine pyrophosphate, melamine phosphate, and combinations thereof; from 5 to 15 wt % of a phosphinate salt flame retardant; from more than 0 to less than 5 wt % of an impact modifier component comprising a poly(ether-ester) elastomer and a (meth)acrylate impact modifier; from more than 0 to 5 wt % poly(tetrafluoroethylene) encapsulated by a styrene-acrylonitrile copolymer; from more than 0 to 2 wt % of a stabilizer; wherein the thermoplastic polyester composition contains less than 5 wt % of a polyetherimide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Tianhua Ding, Rodney Fonseca, Sung Dug Kim, Chris van der Weele
  • Patent number: 8686067
    Abstract: The instant disclosure relates to a method of making a dispersion of polymer binder-encapsulated silica pigments for coating an ink-jet recording substrate. The method includes mixing first components of the dispersion to form a mixture, the first components including binder polymer, treating agents and a vehicle selected from the group consisting of water, a water-miscible organic solvent, and combinations thereof; shear mixing silica pigment into the mixture; and after the silica pigment is added to the mixture, shear mixing the mixture at a higher temperature and an increased grinding rate compared to a temperature and grinding rate of the shear mixing of the silica pigment into the mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Dheya M. Alfekri, Ronald J. Selensky
  • Publication number: 20140086670
    Abstract: Provided are a joint of a metal material and a ceramic-carbon composite material which can be used at high temperatures, a method for producing the same, a novel carbon material joint, a jointing material for a carbon material joint, and a method for producing a carbon joint. A joint 6 of a metal material 4 and a ceramic-carbon composite material 1 is a joint of a metal material 4 made of metal and a ceramic-carbon composite material 1. The ceramic-carbon composite material 1 includes a plurality of carbon particles 2 and a ceramic portion 3 made of ceramic. The ceramic portion 3 is formed among the plurality of carbon particles 2. The metal material 4 and the ceramic-carbon composite material 1 are joined through a joining layer 5. The joining layer 5 contains a carbide of the metal and the ceramic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: TOYO TANSO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Ohkuni, Weiwu Chen, Yoshinari Miyamoto, Tetsuro Tojo