At Least One Chalcogen Atom As Part Of A Hetero Ring (chalcogen=o, Se, Te) Dnrm Patents (Class 524/107)
  • Patent number: 10144815
    Abstract: Modified nano-clays and coating compositions including the modified nano-clays are disclosed. The coating compositions are useful for protecting objects such as outdoor sculptures and architectural elements made of metal or including metal components. In some embodiments, the modified nano-clay is LAPONITE clay that has been covalently modified with (tridecafluoro-1,1,2,2-tetrahydrooctyl) triethoxysilane and cation-exchanged with phosphorylcholine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Portland State University
    Inventors: Tami L. Clare, Natasja A. Swartz
  • Patent number: 10072165
    Abstract: An ink composition for deflected continuous ink jet printing, liquid at room temperature, comprising: a solvent comprising, preferably consisting of, one or several organic solvent compound(s) and optionally water; a binder, comprising at least one polyester resin prepared by polymerization of terephthalic acid, isophthalic acid, neopentylglycol, and ethyleneglycol; optionally one or several dye(s) and/or pigment(s). A method for marking a substrate, support or object by projecting on a surface of this substrate, support, or object this ink composition. A substrate, support or object, notably a bottle, flask, tray, stopper, cable or pipe made of polyolefin, for example made of polyethylene or made of polypropylene, provided with a marking obtained by drying, and/or absorption into the substrate, support or object, of this ink composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: DOVER EUROPE SÀRL
    Inventors: Cécile Goustiaux, Antoine Bataille, Yannick Jean
  • Patent number: 9796847
    Abstract: Provided is a thermoplastic resin composition having high flame resistance, high fluidity during injection molding, and improved impact resistance in a molded article. To provide a method for producing a thermoplastic resin composition, the method including a step (1) of obtaining a polyester resin mixture by melt-kneading a crystalline terephthalate-based polyester resin, and a polyester resin A including at least one kind selected from the group consisting of isophthalic acid, orthophthalic acid, naphthalenedicarboxylic acid, anthracene dicarboxylic acid and pyridine dicarboxylic acid as an aromatic dicarboxylic acid component with an extruder, and a step (2) of mixing the polyester resin mixture, a polycarbonate resin, a flame retardant and a toughening agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Yo Nakajima, Masashi Mamino, Yiqiang Yu, Ryuji Kitani
  • Patent number: 9701835
    Abstract: A polycarbonate resin composition for a thin optical component is provided, which has a high transmittance and a good hue and an excellent resistance to thermal discoloration, and a thin optical component is also provided. The polycarbonate resin composition for a thin optical component comprising, per 100 mass parts of a polycarbonate resin (A), 0.1 to 2 mass parts of a polyalkylene ether glycol compound (B) represented by general formula (1) and 0.005 to 0.5 mass parts of a phosphorus stabilizer (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Keisuke Tomita, Susumu Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 9580616
    Abstract: Compound of Formula (1); wherein: Zw is an organic radical comprising w amino groups, in which w is a number and 5?w?3,000; A and B are independently oxy-C1-C20-alkylene carbonyl groups or oxy-C2-C20-alkenylene carbonyl groups derived from hydroxy carboxylic acids or lactones; T is hydrogen or R—CO—, where R is a C1-C50 hydrocarbyl group; Y is a C3-C4-alkylene radical linked to an amino group of Zw; Y? is an ionic salt link between an amino group of Zw and the terminal carbonyl of (A)r-(B)p-T; r and p are independently numbers between 0 and 50 and r+p>2; s, m and v are numbers; 0.99w?s+m?2w; and 0.3w?s+v?2w are suitable as dispersants and milling aids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: LAMBERTI SPA
    Inventors: Dario Fornara, Alan Nappa, Tamara Verzotti, Paolo Prampolini, Stefano Crespi, Giovanni Floridi, Giuseppe Li Bassi
  • Patent number: 9252394
    Abstract: An organic light emitting display apparatus is disclosed. The display apparatus includes a substrate, an organic light emitting unit on the substrate, and a film encapsulation layer on the organic light emitting unit. The film encapsulation layer includes a hydrophobic organic layer disposed at an outermost portion of the film encapsulation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignees: Shanghai Tianma AM-OLED Co., Ltd., Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Zaifeng Xie
  • Patent number: 9238744
    Abstract: A colorant, lactone having a content in a range of 5% by mass to 40% by mass, a first solvent having a water vapor pressure of 2 hPa or more and a content in a range of 5% by mass to 18% by mass at 20° C., and a second solvent having a water vapor pressure of 0.9 hPa or more and a content in a range of 2% by mass to 80% by mass at 20° C. are contained, a sum of the content of the first solvent and the content of the second solvent is 20% by mass or more, and the second solvent is at least one solvent selected from a group consisting of (poly)alkylene glycol monoalkyl ether and (poly)alkylene glycol dialkyl ether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro Kubota, Akihito Sao, Makoto Nagase, Jun Ito
  • Publication number: 20150079358
    Abstract: An ink for inkjet recording includes a colorant; an organic solvent; a surfactant; and water. The organic solvent includes a polyol having a solubility parameter (SP value) of from 11.8 to 14.0 (components A) or an oxetane compound having the following formula (I) (components B): wherein R? represents an alkyl group having 1 to 2 carbon atoms. The content of at least one member of the components A or the components B is from 30 to 70% by weight per 100% by weight of the ink. The colorant is a hydrodispersible pigment having a functional group selected from the group consisting of —COOM, —SO3M, —PO3HM, —PO3M2, —CONM2, —SO3NM2, —NH—C6H4—COOM, —NH—C6H4—SO3M, —NH—C6H4—PO3HM, —NH—C6H4—PO3M2, —NH—C6H4—CONM2 and —NH—C6H4—SO3NM2, wherein M is a quaternary ammonium ion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroshi GOTOU, Hidetoshi FUJII
  • Patent number: 8940186
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are an insulating layer composition for a substrate, including a soluble type liquid crystal thermosetting oligomer, a metal alkoxide compound, and graphene oxide, and an insulating film and a substrate using the same. The insulating layer composition according to the present invention can effectively lower a coefficient of thermal expansion thereof, and thus, a dimensional change due to heat can be minimized when the insulating layer composition is used as an insulation material of the substrate, resulting in a substrate having improved thermal stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Soo Young Ji, Suk Jin Ham, Seung Hwan Kim, Do Young Kim
  • Publication number: 20140378584
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to alternate solvent systems for polyethersulfone, polyamideimide, polyether imide, polyimide, and/or polyamic acid binder solutions. The present invention provides stable binder solutions equivalent or superior to current binder solvent solutions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventor: Richard Alan Reynolds
  • Publication number: 20140368572
    Abstract: To provide an inkjet ink containing: a water-dispersible colorant; a surfactant; a penetrating agent; a water-dispersible resin; a wetting agent containing at least polyhydric alcohol having an equilibrium moisture content of 30% by mass or higher at 23° C., 80% RH; a compound represented by the general formula (1); water; and at least one selected from the group consisting of a compound represented by the general formulae (2) to (4), wherein the water-dispersible colorant is at least one selected from the group consisting of a self-dispersible pigment, a pigment dispersed by a pigment dispersing agent, and resin particles each containing a pigment, wherein a total amount of the water-dispersible colorant and the water-dispersible resin is 8% by mass to 35% by mass, and wherein a mass ratio of the water-dispersible resin to the water-dispersible colorant is 2 to 8.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventor: Hiroshi Goto
  • Patent number: 8894197
    Abstract: An ink set includes a metallic ink composition containing a metal pigment and at least one curable ink composition selected from the group consisting of a chromatic ink composition, a black ink composition, and a white ink composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Oyanagi, Keitaro Nakano
  • Patent number: 8889767
    Abstract: The thermoplastic molding composition comprises a) as component A, from 3 to 78% by weight of one or more styrene copolymers which have no units derived from maleic anhydride, b) as component B, from 15 to 90% by weight of one or more polyamides, c) as component C, from 5 to 50% by weight of one or more impact-modifying graft rubbers without olefinic double bonds in the rubber phase, d) as component D, from 1 to 25% by weight of one or more styrene copolymers which have, based on the entire component D, from 0.5 to 5% by weight of units derived from maleic anhydride, e) as component E, from 1 to 30% by weight of one or more further rubbers based on olefinic monomers without core-shell structure, and having at least 0.1% by weight of functional monomers, f) as component F, from 0 to 50% by weight of one or more fibrous or particulate fillers, g) as component G, from 0 to 40% by weight of further additives, where the entire amount of components A to E and, if appropriate, F and G is 100% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Styrolution GmbH
    Inventors: Martin Weber, Marko Blinzler, Christian Schweiger, Christoph Schneidereit
  • Patent number: 8883879
    Abstract: Pigment granules including a support material which is coated with one or more flake-form effect pigments by means of an adhesion promoter. The effect pigments may be, for example, pearlescent pigments, interference pigments, metal-effect pigments, multilayered pigments having one or more transparent, semi-transparent or opaque layers, goniochromatic pigments, holographic pigments, coated BiOCL flakes, uncoated BiOCl flakes, and LCP pigments, and mixtures thereof. A process for the production of pigment granules includes mixing one or more flake-form effect pigments, a support material, at least one adhesion promoter, and optionally one or more additives simultaneously or successively with one another. The pigment granules may be used for the pigmenting of application media, in particular paints, plasters, coatings, powder coatings, plastics, and in particular as scatter and effect granules, for example for the decoration of wallcoverings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Rathschlag, Carsten Griessmann
  • Patent number: 8871850
    Abstract: There is provided a highly dielectric film which has high dielectric property, can be formed into a think film and is excellent in winding property (flexibility). The highly dielectric film comprises (A) a vinylidene fluoride polymer, (B) barium titanate oxide particles and/or lead zirconium titanate oxide particles, and (C) an affinity improving agent, wherein the barium titanate oxide particles and/or lead zirconium titanate oxide particles (B) and the affinity improving agent (C) are contained in amounts of 10 to 500 parts by mass and 0.01 to 30 parts by mass, respectively based on 100 parts by mass of the vinylidene fluoride polymer (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Meiten Koh, Kouji Yokotani, Miharu Matsumura
  • Patent number: 8865793
    Abstract: An ink-jet recording ink which is utilized for printing on a heated recording medium, wherein the ink contains at least (1) a pigment, (2) an ink-soluble resin of 2-10 weight % based on a solid content, (3) a water-soluble organic solvent, and (4) a silicone type or a fluorine type surfactant, and the ink-soluble resin and the water-soluble organic solvent satisfy the following conditions: 1) at least one type of the ink-soluble resin is provided with a carboxyl group as an acid group, and an acid value of not less than 80 and less than 300, and 2) the water-soluble organic solvent contains at least 5-15 weight % of solvent A, and 2-15 weight % of solvent B; solvent A: a glycol ether or 1,2-alkanediols, and solvent B: a cyclic solvent, a cyclic ester solvent or a dimethyl sulfoxide, containing a nitrogen or a sulfur atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Hidenobu Ohya, Masayuki Ushiku, Tomoe Kawanami
  • Patent number: 8852727
    Abstract: The present invention provides an ink composition including (Component A) a compound having two or more groups represented by Structural Formula (1), (Component B) a compound represented by Formula (2), (Component C) a coloring material, and (Component D) water: wherein in Structural Formula (1), Ra and Rb represent alkyl groups, and Ra and Rb may be bonded to each other to form a ring; and in Formula (2), Rb1 and Rb2 each represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an aryl group, or the like; Yb1 and Yb2 each represent —O—, —S—, —NRb3—, or the like; Gb1 and Gb2 each represent a hydrogen atom, a cyano group, an amide group, or the like; Rb1 and Rb2, and Gb1 and Gb2 may be respectively bonded to each other to form a ring; and at least one of Rb1, Rb2, Yb1, Yb2, Gb1 and Gb2 is substituted with a hydrophilic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Ippei Nakamura, Koji Hironaka
  • Patent number: 8846783
    Abstract: Pigment granules comprise one or more flake-form effect pigments, polymer particles or polymer particle mixtures, adhesion promoters, antioxidants and optionally additives. A process for the preparation of pigment granules comprises mixing one or more flake-form effect pigments, one or more polymer particles, at least one adhesion promoter, at least one antioxidant and optionally one or more additives with one another simultaneously or successively. The pigment granules may be used for the pigmentation of powder coatings, plastics and for the preparation of masterbatches. The pigment granules may be employed as a mixture with plastic powders or as a mixture with plastic granules for use in masterbatch applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Rathschlag, Carsten Griessmann
  • Publication number: 20140213705
    Abstract: The invention relates to a novel composition made of polyalkoxylated derivatives of trimethylolpropane and fatty alcohols, said composition lending itself to the preparation thereof and to the use thereof as a reversing agent for a reversible reverse latex.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: SOCIETE D'EXPLOITATION DE PRODUITS POUR LES INDUSTRIES CHIMIQUES SEPPIC
    Inventors: Paul MALLO, Herve ROLLAND, Georges DA COSTA, Olivier BRAUN
  • Patent number: 8729164
    Abstract: The present invention relates to thermoplastic molding compositions and moldings with improved wear resistance comprising at least one thermoplastic matrix M, at least one carbon reinforcing fiber F, at least one carbon component K; at least one silicate component S, where the at least one silicate component S comprises particles which have, in any particle dimension, a length/thickness ratio greater than or equal to 3, and at least one titanium dioxide T.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Florian Hennenberger, Mark Völkel, Rüdiger Bluhm, Christian Maletzko, Andreas Gebhard, Stefan Sutor
  • Patent number: 8715531
    Abstract: A conductive polymer doped with a dopant can be expanded and contracted when electrically oxidized and reduced in a driving electrolytic solution containing an anion, and thereby can act as an actuator element in an actuator. The anion is a fluorine-containing ion derived from a strong acid, and the dopant is an aromatic sulfonate ion free of fluorine. The conductive polymer is a polymer containing a 5-membered heterocyclic moiety as a repeating unit, such as a polypyrrole or a polythiophene. When the conductive polymer is in an oxidized state, at least part of the 5-membered heterocyclic moieties has a carbonyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Pu Qian, Kazuhiro Kagawa, Akihisa Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20140107262
    Abstract: A polycarbonate resin composition having improved chemical resistance and solvent resistance while maintaining the impact resistance, heat resistance, thermal stability, and the like inherent to the polycarbonate resin which comprises 100 parts by weight of polycarbonate resin and 0.01 to 20 parts by weight of a specific alkyl ketene dimer, and inhibits problems such as cracking, and the like, even when solvents or various chemicals such as hand creams and detergents adhere to the molded article obtained from the resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: Styron Europe GmbH
    Inventors: Tadashi Shinomiya, Keiko Sakaguchi
  • Patent number: 8629204
    Abstract: Method for preparing stretched polypropylene films from a polypropylene resin that includes a low molecular weight hindered amine light stabilizer, and a high molecular weight hindered amine light stabilizer, and optionally a first antioxidant, and a second antioxidant. Also provided are methods for the preparation of woven jumbo polypropylene bags from the stretched polypropylene film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Ahmed Ali Basfar, Khondoker Muhammad Idriss Ali, Milind M. Vaidya, Ahmed Abdullah Bahamdan
  • Patent number: 8586656
    Abstract: An ink composition for ink-jet printing does not cause clogging of nozzles of an ink-jet printer during printing, thereby providing a print of desired printing quality; which ensures an appropriate drying rate of printed images; and which attains excellent color development. The ink composition for ink-jet printing, containing a pigment, a binder resin, a pigment dispersant, and a solvent, wherein the solvent is formed of (1) at least one glycol ether and at least one of a lactone compound and 2-pyrrolidone, or (2) at least one glycol ether acetate and at least one of cyclohexane and isophorone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Toryo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshihiko Shiotani, Tetsuo Sugawa, Takehiro Kotera, Yusuke Mizutaki, Mikio Kuwahara, Kenji Hayashi, Hiroki Hayashi, Shuji Sano, Tsuneo Shirota, Katsutaka Nakatsu
  • Patent number: 8569405
    Abstract: The invention describes a process for reducing the amount of saturated or unsaturated monomers and oligomers during production and processing of styrenic polymers comprising a mixture of at least two components selected from the group consisting of a) phenol thioethers, b) phenol acrylates, c) 3-arylbenzofuran-2-ones and d) 1,1-di-substituted ethylenes or tri-substituted ethylenes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Alex Wegmann, Sunghee Kim, Michèle Gerster
  • Publication number: 20130280975
    Abstract: The present invention concerns an aqueous flame retardant composition for mineral fiber-based mats, in particular glass or rock fibers, which comprises: at least one thermoplastic or thermoset resin, and at least one organic flame retarding agent chosen from: a) alkyl ketene dimers (AKDs) of formula (I) below: in which R1 and R2, which may be identical or different, represent a C4-C18, preferably C12-C16, alkyl radical; and b) alkenyl succinic anhydrides (ASAs) of formula (II) below: in which R3 and R4, which may be identical or different, represent an alkyl radical, the total number of carbon atoms in these radicals varying from 10 to 18, preferably from 12 to 14. It also concerns mats treated with said aqueous flame retardant composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2011
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicant: SAINT-GOBAIN ADFORS
    Inventor: Katarzyna Chuda
  • Patent number: 8546473
    Abstract: A polyolefin resin composition having excellent transparency which comprises a polyolefin resin having a melt flow rate (MFR) at 230° C. of 20 dg/min or more, (A) a dibenzylidene sorbitol compound represented by the following general formula (1), (wherein n represents an integer of 0 to 2; and R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or the like) and (B) an alkali metal salt compound of organic phosphoric acid ester represented by the following general formula (2), (wherein R6 to R9 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or the like), and wherein the sum of the amount of the component (A) and the component (B) is 0.01 to 1.0 part by mass per 100 parts by mass of the polyolefin resin, and (A)/(B), the ratio (mass ratio) between the component (A) and the component (B), is within a range from 99/1 to 80/20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Adeka Corporation
    Inventors: Naoko Tanji, Takahiro Horikoshi, Atsushi Sakai, Hiroshi Yamanoi, Naoshi Kawamoto
  • Publication number: 20130244367
    Abstract: Provided are: an alkoysilyl group-containing hydrogenated block copolymer produced by introducing an alkoxysilyl group into a hydrogenated block copolymer that is obtained by hydrogenating 90% or more of unsaturated bonds of a block copolymer that includes at least two polymer blocks [A] and at least one polymer block [B], the polymer block [A] including a repeating unit derived from an aromatic vinyl compound as a main component, the polymer block [B] including a repeating unit derived from a linear conjugated diene compound as a main component, and a ratio (wA:wB) of a weight fraction wA of the polymer block [A] in the block copolymer to a weight fraction wB of the polymer block [B] in the block copolymer being 20:80 to 60:40; a method for producing the same; a solar cell element encapsulating material; a sheet, a laminated sheet; a multilayer sheet; and a method for encapsulating a solar cell element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2011
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Teiji Kohara, Atsushi Ishiguro, Ryuta Kurihara
  • Patent number: 8470914
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polyimide or precursor thereof represented by Chemical Formula 1 or 2 and a photosensitive resin composition including the same. The polyimide or precursor thereof are fabricated using diamine comprising polyalkyleneoxide. The photosensitive resin composition of the present invention has excellent light transmissivity, an excellent resolution, and excellent photo sensitivity and image forming performance. Further, the photosensitive resin composition has high adhesiveness with substrates, such as a silicon film, a silicon oxide film, and a metal film. In particular, an excellent film without failure, such as crack, can be formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Ho Jo, Kyung Jun Kim, Hye Ran Seong, Hye Won Jeong, Chan Hyo Park, Yu Na Kim, Sang Woo Kim, Se Jin Shin, Kyoung Ho Ahn
  • Patent number: 8242192
    Abstract: This invention relates woven jumbo polypropylene bags manufactured from a polypropylene resin that includes a low molecular weight hindered amine light stabilizer, a high molecular weight hindered amine light stabilizer, a first antioxidant, and a second antioxidant. Also provided are methods for the preparation of woven jumbo polypropylene bags.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: Saudi Arabian Oil Company
    Inventors: Ahmed Ali Basfar, Khondoker Muhammad Idriss Ali, Milind M. Vaidya, Ahmed Abdullah Bahamdan
  • Publication number: 20120186488
    Abstract: A pigment dispersion containing a metal pigment, wherein the metal pigment contains plate-like particles, and in the case where the longitudinal diameter on the planar surface of the plate-like particle is X, the lateral diameter is Y, and the thickness is Z, the 50% average particle diameter R50 of a corresponding circle determined from the surface area in the X-Y plane of the plate-like particle is between 0.5 and 3 ?m, and the condition R50/Z>5 is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Inventors: Takashi OYANAGI, Keitaro Nakano
  • Patent number: 8227531
    Abstract: Crosslinked ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMW-PE) is disclosed, as well as molded bodies made from the UHMW-PE and a process for making such UHMWE-PE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Inventors: Klaus Lederer, Christian Wolf
  • Patent number: 8227541
    Abstract: An additive mixture containing the components (A), (B) and optionally (C), wherein component (A) is at least one compound of the formula (I) wherein p is zero or 1; m and n are independently of one another an integer from zero to 3; and the radicals R are independently of one another C1-C8alkyl, C1-C8alkoxy, hydroxy, halogen, C1-C8alkylthio, C1-C8alkylsulfoxy or 2 radicals R form together with 2 adjacent carbon atoms of the unsaturated parent ring a 5- to 7-membered carbocyclic or heterocyclic ring; component (B) is at least one compound of the formula (II) wherein x and y are independently of one another an integer from 2 to 10; the radicals A1, A2 and A3 are independently of one another C1-C10alkyl, C5-C12cycloalkyl unsubstituted or substituted by 1 to 3 C1-C10alkyl; phenyl unsubstituted or substituted by 1 to 3 C1-C10alkyl; or C7-C12phenylalkyl, and the radicals A2 and A3 are additionally hydrogen; with the proviso that at least one of the radicals A1 and A2 is branched C3-C10alkyl, C5-C12cycloal
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Klaus Stoll, Urs Hirt, Judy Van De Langkruis
  • Publication number: 20120175573
    Abstract: Disclosed are new compositions consisting of polyphosphonates and specific additive compositions that exhibit superior resistance to degradation due to exposure to air, high temperature and air, moisture or combinations thereof. Also disclosed are polymer mixtures or blends comprising these polyphosphonates/additive compositions and commodity and engineering plastics and articles produced therefrom. Further disclosed are articles of manufacture produced from these materials, such as fibers, films, coated substrates, moldings, foams, fiber-reinforced articles, or any combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: FRX POLYMERS, INC.
    Inventors: Dieter Freitag, Pin Go, Gad Stahl
  • Publication number: 20120178859
    Abstract: Optical devices of excellent optical and physical properties produced from cured resins are disclosed. The resins and/or the cured hybrid polymer material made with the resins are characterized by a high level of cycloaliphatic-containing groups. Specific additives that can participate in crosslinking the curable polysiloxane provide additional physical property advantages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2012
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: DIGITALOPTICS CORPORATION EAST
    Inventors: Daniel Roitman, Dileep Goyal
  • Patent number: 8211519
    Abstract: A composition for forming a gas-barrier material, comprising a polycarboxylic acid-type polymer (A) and at least a bifunctional alicyclic epoxy compound (B). The composition for forming a gas-barrier material features excellent gas-barrier property, retort resistance and flexibility, can be cured at a low temperature in a short period of time without affecting the plastic base material, and contributes to improving the productivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignees: Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd., Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke Obu, Hiroshi Sasaki, Kashiko Kawai, Hideki Masuda, Hideki Matsuda, Naoki Horike, Takahiro Hidaka, Koichi Tamura
  • Publication number: 20120136099
    Abstract: Coating compositions containing coalescents and a latex polymer, wherein the coalescent has a volatile organic content of less than about 50% and is dispersible in the coating composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Applicant: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventors: Larry B. Brandenburger, Bruce Sicklesteel, Mary Jane Hibben
  • Patent number: 8138231
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel polymer having oxocarbon groups which is particularly useful in battery and fuel cell applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Lanny S. Liebeskind, Ken Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 8129457
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises an otherwise flammable flexible polyurethane foam and a multi-component flame retardant additive. The flame retardant additive includes an alkyl substituted aryl phosphate and an alkyl phosphate ester wherein the alkyl groups range from C4 to C20 and contain one to six oxygen atoms in the alkyl chain. Optionally, the flame retardant additive includes a halogenated flame retardant containing more than 30 wt. percent of bromine, chlorine, or a mixture thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen B. Falloon, Matthew D. Phillips
  • Publication number: 20120027964
    Abstract: An inkjet-receptive article comprising a substrate having a coating thereon comprising a vinyl lactam polymer or copolymer and a polymer resin diluent coated from a solvent. A preferred vinyl lactam copolymer is polyvinylcaprolactam (PVCap)—vinyl acetate (VA). Also disclosed are solvent-based compositions for forming an inkjet-receptive coating on a substrate comprising: (i) a vinyl lactam polymer or copolymer; (ii) a solvent; (iii) optionally, a pigment; and (iv) polymer resin diluent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Inventors: David K. Hood, Surya Kamin, Karyn Visscher
  • Publication number: 20120013837
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a composition for forming a liquid crystal alignment film capable of forming a liquid crystal alignment film excellent in evenness; and a liquid crystal display device. The present invention provides a composition for forming a liquid crystal alignment film, wherein the composition comprises: a material for forming a liquid crystal alignment film; 4,6-dimethyl-2-heptanone; diisobutyl ketone; and at least one of ?-butyrolactone and N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone as solvents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2009
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Inventors: Shinichi Terashita, Hiroyuki Hakoi, Ryou Ueda, Koichi Miyachi, Michinori Nishikawa, Eiji Hayashi, Shouichi Nakata, Takahiro Matsumoto, Satoshi Fukuma, Jyun Isayama, Shigeo Shimizu
  • Patent number: 8058326
    Abstract: Fluorescent poly(alkylene terephthalate) compositions are provided. The fluorescent poly(alkylene terephthalate) compositions contain fluorescent poly(alkylene terephthalate)s and are made from fluorescent compounds and poly(alkylene terephthalate) oligomers, or by polymerizing amine and acid monomers in the presence of fluorescent compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Gyorgyi Fenyvesi, Joseph V. Kurian
  • Patent number: 8053512
    Abstract: A backbone modified polymer comprising the reaction product of an elastomeric polymer and a sulfide modifier represented by Formula 1: AS—Y-Zm (Formula 1), and wherein Y is (C12-C100) aralkyl, (C12-C100) aryl, (C12-C100) alkyl, or (C12-C100) dialkylether (alkyl-O-alkyl), and wherein each may be optionally substituted with (C1-C4alkyl, (C1-C4alkoxy, (C7-C16aryl, (C7-C16 aralkyl, nitrile, amine, NO2, alkoxy, or thioalkyl; S is sulfur; A is hydrogen, —(S)p—R1 or -MR2R3R4; Z is —SH, —S-MR5R6R7, —S—(S)p—R8, —NR9R10, —NR11COR12, —O—CO—R13, —NCO, or —COOR14; M is silicon or tin; N is nitrogen; O is oxygen; m is the number one, two or three; p is the number one, two, three, four or five; R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12, R13 and R14 are the same or different, and are each, independently, selected from hydrogen (H), (C1-C16) alkyl, (C6-C16) aryl, (C7-C16) aralkyl or (C3-C30) tri(hydrocarbyl)silyl, and wherein the hydrocarbyl groups are each independently selected from (C1-C16) alkyl, (C6-C16) aryl, or
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Styron Europe GmbH
    Inventors: Sven K. H. Thiele, Joachim Kiesekamp
  • Patent number: 8053084
    Abstract: The present invention provides an aqueous coating composition that can form a coated film having excellent appearance, in which a change in the color of the coating composition during the storage of the coating composition is prevented or suppressed, excellent storage stability is provided, and the generation of popping is prevented or suppressed; and a method for forming a coated film. The aqueous coating composition contains (A1) a film-forming aqueous resin, (B) a dioxazine pigment, (C) a hydrophobic solvent and (D) a resin having an aromatic ring with a nitro group bonded thereto, and a method for forming a coated film using the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Yukawa, Takayuki Ono
  • Publication number: 20110251303
    Abstract: Pigment granules comprise one or more flake-form effect pigments, polymer particles or polymer particle mixtures, adhesion promoters, antioxidants and optionally additives. A process for the preparation of pigment granules comprises mixing one or more flake-form effect pigments, one or more polymer particles, at least one adhesion promoter, at least one antioxidant and optionally one or more additives with one another simultaneously or successively. The pigment granules may be used for the pigmentation of powder coatings, plastics and for the preparation of masterbatches. The pigment granules may be employed as a mixture with plastic powders or as a mixture with plastic granules for use in masterbatch applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Rathschlag, Carsten Griessmann
  • Patent number: 8030380
    Abstract: A non-halogen flameproof polycarbonate resin composition is disclosed. The polycarbonate resin composition includes a base resin including (A) about 50 to about 100% by weight of a polycarbonate resin, (B) about 0 to about 50% by weight of a rubber modified aromatic vinyl resin, and (C) about 0 to about 50% by weight of an alkyl(meth)acrylate resin; and (D) about 0.5 to about 30 parts by weight of a cyclic t-butyl phosphonate compound, based on about 100 parts by weight of the base resin comprising (A), (B) and (C). The polycarbonate resin composition can have stability against fire and can be environmentally friendly since it does not contain a halogen flame retardant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2011
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Min Soo Lee, Beom Jun Joo, Sang Hyun Hong, Byun Kun Lee
  • Patent number: 8026300
    Abstract: The invention relates to watery resin dispersions, a process for their manufacture, and a product. To make available resin dispersions that do not pollute the environment during their processing, while simultaneously generating products that have a high glass transition temperature, it is suggested that the watery resin dispersion contain at least components (I), (II) and (III), whereby R1: unsubstituted single or polynuclear aromatic rest or with amino groups and/or cyano groups and/or nitrile groups and/or with saturated and/or unsaturated aliphatic C2 to C12 carbon chains substituted single or polynuclear aromatic rests R2, R3 and R4: hydrogen, alkyl residue group with up to 15 C atoms or aromatic rest whereby R2, R3 and R4 can be equal to or different from each other, (II) is a co-dispersion agent based on epoxide resins and/or novolak resins and (II) one surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2011
    Assignee: Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
    Inventors: Carsten Romahn, Michael Schwab, Gunda Kuhlmann, Peter Stracke
  • Publication number: 20110230603
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pigment ink composition that can fulfill excellent print stability, and performances and drying performance of printed matters. The ink composition comprises: at least a pigment; an organic solvent; and two or more kinds of binder resins having different weight average molecular weights (Mw), wherein, when a binder resin having lowest weight average molecular weight (Mw) is marked as ?, and a binder resin having higher weight average molecular weight (Mw) than that of the binder resin ? and meeting formula (3) is marked as ? among the two or more kinds of binder resins to be used, the ink composition meets formulae (1) and (2): Formula (1): Mw??Mw??10,000, Formula (2): 1,000<Mw?<30,000, and Formula (3): 20,000<Mw?<100,000, wherein Mw? represents the weight average molecular weight of the binder resin ?, and Mw? represents the weight average molecular weight of the binder resin ?.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2009
    Publication date: September 22, 2011
    Applicant: TOYO INK MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Yoda, Seiji Aida, Ken Yamasaki, Daisuke Fujiwara, Kouhei Yamada, Kazunori Shigemori, Mitsuo Umezawa
  • Publication number: 20110178214
    Abstract: An ink jet ink composition containing an aralkyl-modified silicone surfactant, an organic solvent, and a metallic pigment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuaki Tsukiana, Takashi Oyanagi
  • Publication number: 20110178205
    Abstract: The invention relates to processes for producing thermoplastic molding compositions, where the thermoplastic molding compositions comprise a) as component A, from 3 to 79% by weight of one or more (methyl)styrene-acrylonitrile copolymers, which have no maleic-anhydride-derived units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Inventors: Martin Weber, Marko Blinzler, Norbert Güntherberg