Aryl Group Patents (Class 524/141)
  • Patent number: 10351679
    Abstract: A process produces a polymer composition (A) containing a styrene copolymer (a) and an impact modifier (b), comprising a copolymer (b1) as graft base and a graft (b2), where the steps of the process are: (1) providing a crosslinked copolymer (b1) made of: (b11) from 70 to 99.99% by weight of a conjugated diene or acrylate, (b12) from 0 to 29% by weight of another comonomer, (b13) from 0 to 10% by weight of crosslinking monomers, and (b14) from 0.01 to 0.7% by weight of a chain-transfer reagent; (2) applying, to the copolymer (b1), at least one graft (b2) comprising: (b21) from 65 to 95% by weight of a vinylaromatic monomer, (b22) from 5 to 35% by weight of acrylonitrile and/or methacrylonitrile, and (b23) from 0 to 30% by weight of monoethylenically unsaturated monomers, thus providing the impact modifier (b); (3) mixing the styrene copolymer (a) and the impact modifier (b), and thus leads to improved mechanical properties of the polymer composition (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Brian J. Banaszak, Roland Walker, Libor Seda, Johannes Barth, Gisbert Michels, Nikolaus Nestle
  • Patent number: 10280341
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an adhesive agent composition, containing an aqueous resin dispersion obtained by subjecting a polymerizable compound (C) containing a compound (C1) having a carbon-carbon unsaturated bond to an emulsion polymerization in the presence of a surfactant (A) and a surfactant (B) free from a radical-polymerizable substituent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: DAI-ICHI KOGYO SEIYAKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Asako Ogasawara, Shigeru Kigasawa, Masatake Joyabu
  • Patent number: 10273362
    Abstract: A poly(phenylene ether) composition comprises, based on the total weight of the poly(phenylene ether), addition polymer, impact modifier, and flame retardant: 40 to 90 weight percent of a poly(phenylene ether); 1 to 20 weight percent of an addition polymer comprising repeat units derived from a glycidyl ester of an ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated acid; 1 to 20 weight percent of an impact modifier other than the addition polymer; and 5 to 20 weight percent of a flame retardant comprising an organophosphate ester. The composition is useful for molding articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Fen Zhang, Mingcheng Guo
  • Patent number: 10179865
    Abstract: A crosslinking monomer for a peroxide cure composition is a dual functional monomer and has at least two allyl groups and at least one (meth)acrylate group. A composition comprises the crosslinking monomer and at least one (meth)acrylate monomer. A two-part peroxide composition comprises the crosslinking monomer, at least one (meth)acrylate monomer, and a peroxide initiator. The compositions, which may be wax-free or solvent-free or both, are useful as protective coatings or sealants for concrete and other substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: James P. Horgan, Michael A. Bailey, Ronald R. Wlodyga
  • Patent number: 10072132
    Abstract: A curable composition includes (A) an organic polymer having a reactive silyl group; (B) at least one ester compound (except for compounds having a methyl ester group) selected from the group consisting of isophthalic acid ester compounds, terephthalic acid ester compounds, 1,3-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid ester compounds, and 1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid ester compounds; and (C) a compound having a methyl ester group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Ayako Yano, Mitsuhiro Kasai
  • Patent number: 10017641
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition comprises, based on the total weight of the thermoplastic composition, 10 to 45 wt. % of a poly(etherimide); 35 to 90 wt. % of a polycarbonate component comprising a polycarbonate homopolymer, a poly(carbonate-siloxane), or a combination thereof; 0.5 to 20 wt. % of a compatibilizer polycarbonate component comprising a poly(carbonate-arylate ester), a phthalimidine copolycarbonate, or a combination thereof; up to 5 wt. % of an ultraviolet light stabilizer; and 0 to 20 wt. % of TiO2, wherein a sample of the composition has a 50% higher notched Izod impact energy value compared to the composition without the compatibilizer component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Paul Dean Sybert, Mark Adrianus Johannes Van Der Mee, Roland Sebastian Assink, Robert Dirk Van De Grampel, Aditya Narayanan, Feng Cao, Kapil Chandrakant Sheth, Hao Zhou, Xiaoyu Sun, Remco Wirtz
  • Patent number: 9842672
    Abstract: A communications cable includes a jacket and a plurality of twisted pairs, each twisted pair having two insulated conductors twisted around one another. A cross-filler is arranged between the twisted pairs, where the cross filler is constructed of a PVC formulation using a halogenated plasticizer as the primary plasticizer and having a dissipation factor below 0.01 at frequencies between 100 MHz to 500 MHz.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: NEXANS
    Inventors: Qibo Jiang, Joshua Keller, Paul Kroushl
  • Patent number: 9650350
    Abstract: A resin composition which comprises polylactic acid, does not release an isocyanate group at the time of production and has excellent hydrolysis resistance and a low environmental burden. The resin composition comprises: (A) 100 parts by weight of a resin component (component A) containing polylactic acid (component A-?); (B) 0.001 to 10 parts by weight of a compound (component B) having one carbodiimide group and a cyclic structure in which first nitrogen and second nitrogen are bonded to each other via a bonding group, the cyclic structure consisting of 8 to 50 atoms; and (C) 0.001 to 2 parts by weight of at least one antioxidant (component C) selected from the group consisting of a hindered phenol-based compound, a phosphite-based compound, a phosphonite-based compound and a thioether-based compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: TEIJIN LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuichi Matsuno, Masaki Mitsunaga, Jitsuo Oda, Masatsugu Furuki, Shinichiro Shoji, Takuro Kitamura, Yoshitaka Shibata
  • Patent number: 9133323
    Abstract: A flame retardant thermoplastic resin composition includes (a) a polycarbonate resin, (b) an impact modifier, and (c) resorcinol bis(diphenyl phosphate). The impact modifier includes (b1) a large rubber particle-modified vinyl graft copolymer wherein the rubber particle has an average particle diameter of about 0.3 to about 0.7 ?m, and (b2) a small rubber particle-modified graft copolymer wherein the rubber particle has an average particle diameter of about 0.05 to about 0.27 ?m. The flame retardant thermoplastic resin composition can have excellent flowability, mold formability, flame retardancy, impact strength, and gloss characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Hwan Seok Park, Seung Shik Shin, Kyuong Sik Chin, Yun Ku Nam, Jong Tae Yoon
  • Patent number: 9034958
    Abstract: A polymer complex is disclosed which is the reaction product of one or more polymers having a terminal or pendant hydroxyl group, or a terminal or pendent carboxyl group, or combinations thereof, with at least one metal complex and one alkyl phosphate. This polymer complex acts as an adhesion promotion agent as well as a viscosity stabilizer when formulated in a printing ink or coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Sun Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Mark Andreas Mielke, Mathew Charles Mathew, William P. Keaveney, Richard John Czarnecki, William Ford Wilson, Mark John Lindsey, Ralph Francis Arcurio
  • Patent number: 9017473
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of neutralizing paints, that includes adding at least one associative neutralizing agent to a formulation such as a pigment concentrate, a white paint base or paint. The associative neutralizing agent includes at least one neutralizing group N and at least one nitrogenous associative group A bonded together by at least one “spacer” group Sp. The invention also relates to pigment concentrates and to paints containing at least one such associative neutralizing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Bruno Van Hemelryck, Manuel Hidalgo
  • Patent number: 9012547
    Abstract: In various embodiments, provided are novel curable silicone compositions; films and adhesives comprising one or more cured products of said compositions, the films and adhesives exhibiting properties of mechanical flexibility and low flammability. Additionally, the films and adhesives may exhibit one or more of high transparency, low haze, and high refractive index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Marilyn P. Shope, Bizhong Zhu
  • Publication number: 20150079324
    Abstract: A resin composition is provided which is excellent in impact resistance, heat resistance, moldability, and chemical resistance and which is suitable, for example, as a molding material for a portable terminal housing. An aromatic polycarbonate composite resin composition contains, with respect to 100 parts by mass of a resin component formed of 60 to 90 parts by mass of an aromatic polycarbonate resin (A) and 10 to 40 parts by mass of a polyester resin (B), 3 to 20 parts by mass of a graft copolymer (C) formed by graft polymerization of a (meth)acrylic acid ester compound with a diene-based rubber and 0.005 to 0.1 parts by mass of a stabilizer (D). The graft copolymer (C) has a sulfur content of 100 to 1,500 ppm and an average particle diameter of 70 to 240 nm, and the stabilizer (D) is an organic phosphate compound represented by the following general formula (I). O?P(OH)m(OR)3-m??(I) R represents an alkyl group or an aryl group. m represents 0 to 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING-PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yuusuke Nii
  • Publication number: 20150080276
    Abstract: The present invention relates to phosphoric ester preparations with reduced hygroscopicity, to use of these as flame retardants and hydraulic fluids, and to polyurethanes which comprise the phosphoric ester preparations of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Jan-Gerd HANSEL, Heiko TEBBE
  • Publication number: 20150073073
    Abstract: Solid phosphite compositions comprising tris(4-t-alkylphenyl) phosphites and selected hydroxyalkyl amines exhibit surprising performance compared with other phosphite stabilizers in the stabilization of polymers, such as polyolefins and the like, particularly in the prevention of color formation during high temperature processing or when exposed to certain gasses during storage, e.g., “gas fading”.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Hayder Zahalka, Maurice Power, Jonathan S. Hill, Peter Smith
  • Patent number: 8957141
    Abstract: A non-halogen flame retardant thermoplastic polyurethane composition containing: a) an organic non-halogenated flame retardant package which contains non-reacted components, i) an organic phosphate compound which is melamine free, ii) a mixture of an organic phosphate in combination with an organic phosphoric acid; and iii) a zinc oxide, b) a stabilizer, c) optionally inorganic flame retardant components, and d) optionally non-flame retardant additives, resulting in a TPU composition with excellent tensile strength and improved high flame performance and low smoke properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventor: Chetan M. Makadia
  • Patent number: 8937125
    Abstract: A reinforced poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product, a flame retardant, and a reinforcing filler. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of flame retardancy, heat resistance, and stiffness relative to a corresponding poly(phenylene ether) composition, and it is useful to fabricate articles including fuser holders for electrophotographic copiers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: SABIC Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Christian Lietzau, Sho Sato
  • Patent number: 8933153
    Abstract: The present invention relates to impact-modified polycarbonate molding compositions, the use thereof for producing shaped bodies and moldings, as well as shaped bodies and molding produced therefrom themselves. Compositions of the present invention comprise mixtures of graft polymers prepared in the emulsion polymerization process and in the bulk, solution and/or suspension polymerization process having a defined grafted particle size distribution. Compositions of the present invention, on the one hand are suitable for producing, over a wide processing window, (i.e. also at high processing temperatures), non-lacquered components having a high gloss surface, and on the other hand, are also capable of precise imaging of fine-grained or surface-etched mold surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Bayer Intellectual Property
    Inventor: Andreas Seidel
  • Patent number: 8933155
    Abstract: A reinforced poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product, a flame retardant, and a reinforcing filler. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of flame retardancy, heat resistance, and stiffness relative to a corresponding poly(phenylene ether) composition, and it is useful to fabricate articles including fuser holders for electrophotographic copiers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: SABIC Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Christian Lietzau, Sho Sato
  • Publication number: 20150010755
    Abstract: A composition comprising (A) at least one bisphenol-A polycarbonate resin, (B) at least one polypropylene, preferably a high crystallinity polypropylene, (C) at least one compatibilizer comprising an amine functionalized elastomeric polymer, (D) at least one organic phosphate flame retardant, preferably an organic phosphate that is liquid at room temperature, and, optionally, (E) one or more additives. These compositions are useful in the manufacture of wire insulation coatings of less than 0.2 mm with good scrape abrasion resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventors: Lin Fu, Caroline H. Laufer, Thomas S. Lin, Matthew T. Bishop, Hamed Lakrout, William J. Harris
  • Publication number: 20150001054
    Abstract: A current breaker case including a polycarbonate resin composition that includes a polycarbonate-polyorganosiloxane copolymer and has a viscosity-average molecular weight of 18000 to 25000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Aoki, Noritada Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 8920929
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a flexible, halogen-free, flame retardant composition. The composition includes from about 25 wt % to about 95 wt % of a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU); from about 5 wt % to about 50 wt % of an olefin block copolymer (OBC); and from about 30 wt % to about 70 wt % of a flame retardant. The flame retardant is selected from resorcinol bis(diphenyl 5 phosphate) (RDP), bis diphenyl phosphate (BDP), bisphenol-A bis(diphenyl phosphate) (BPADP), aluminum trihydrate (ATH), a nitrogen/phosphorus-based halogen-free flame retardant, epoxidized novolac resin, and combinations thereof. The composition requires no compatibilizer for the TPU and OBC. The composition finds application in wire and cable structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Given Jing Chen, Wilson Xiao Wei Yan, Bin Li, Lan Lu, Weiming Wayne Ma, Lotus Hua Huang, David Hong Fei Guo
  • Patent number: 8912260
    Abstract: A composition that includes at least one silane-functional polymer P and 20 to 60% by weight of aluminum hydroxide or magnesium hydroxide or mixture thereof, is disclosed. The composition has a viscosity of 500 to 20,000 mPa·s measured according to DIN 53018 at a temperature of 20° C. The composition is suitable as a liquid membrane and has very good flammability properties, i.e., it is difficult to ignite and is self-extinguishing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Sika Technology AG
    Inventors: Thomas Pusel, Raphael Teysseire, Willi Tenisch, Susanne Strauss, Barbara Jucker, Carsten Zilg
  • Patent number: 8912261
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a process for preparing halogen-free melt-filtered polymer compositions, compositions prepared by the process, as well as articles derived therefrom. The process comprises filtering the melted composition through a filter to remove particulate impurities that are 0.5 mm2 in size or larger. The composition comprises: (a) 60 to 90 percent by weight of a poly(phenylene ether); (b) 3 to 23 percent by weight of a styrenic polymer; (c) 5-11 percent by weight of a halogen-free flame retardant comprising at least one organic phosphate flame retardant, wherein the composition has: (i) a melt viscosity of 620 Pa·s or less as measured according at 280° C. and 1500 s?1; and (ii) a heat deflection temperature that is 135° C. or more as measured according to ASTM D648 on 6.4 mm thick bars at 1.82 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: SABIC Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventor: Norihiro Takamura
  • Publication number: 20140343202
    Abstract: The present invention provides curable compositions comprising non-Sn organo-metal catalysts that accelerate the condensation curing of moisture curable silicones/non-silicones. In particular, the present invention provides Fe(III) and Bi(III) complexes that are particularly suitable as replacements for organotin for sealant and RTV formulations. The Fe(III) and Bi(III) complexes are comparable or superior to organotin such as DBTDL and exhibit certain behavior in the presence of components that allow for tuning or adjusting the cure characteristics of the present compositions and provide good adhesion and storage stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Sumi Dinkar, Mihirkumar Patel Maheshbai, Anantharaman Dhanabalan
  • Publication number: 20140329940
    Abstract: Interior railway components (seat components and claddings) comprise a thermoplastic composition comprising: a first polymer comprising bisphenol A carbonate units and monoaryl arylate units, or a second polymer comprising bisphenol A carbonate units, monoaryl arylate units, and siloxane units, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing; and a polyetherimide; wherein a sample of the thermoplastic composition has: a smoke density after 4 minutes (Ds-4) of ?150 measured in accordance with ISO 5659-2 on a 3 mm thick plaque, an integral of the smoke density as a function of time up to 4 minutes (VOF4) ?300 measured in accordance with ISO 5659-2, a maximum average heat release (MAHRE) of ?300 90 kW/m2 measured in accordance with ISO 5660-1 on a 3 mm thick plaque, and a ductility in multiaxial impact of 80 to 100%, measured in accordance with ISO 6603.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Mark Adrianus Johannes van der Mee, Roland Sebastian Assink, Robert Dirk van de Grampel, Paul Dean Sybert
  • Patent number: 8859652
    Abstract: Flame-retardant polyamide molding material for sheathing optical waveguides/cables, includes: (A) 40-71 wt.-% copolyamide MACMI/12; (B) 20-51 wt.-% of at least one aliphatic polyamide; (C) 6-20 wt.-% melamine cyanurate; (D) 3-10 wt.-% aryl phosphate; and (E) 0-6 wt.-% further additives. Components total 100 wt.-% of polyamide molding material. Copolyamide a MACMI/12 has laurin lactam content of 23-45 mol-% in relation to molar sum of monomers MACM, isophthalic acid, and laurin lactam of this copolyamide. Isophthalic acid in copolyamide MACMI/12 can be entirely/partially replaced by terephthalic acid. Test specimen produced from this polyamide molding material has Shore hardness D of at least 77, and buckling test using PA12 extrudate coated with this molding material is passed upon winding around metal rod having 12 mm diameter. PA12 extrudate for buckling test has diameter of 1.5 mm and coating 0.7 mm thick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: EMS-Patent AG
    Inventors: Friedrich Severin Buehler, Gabriel Garcia, Botho Hoffmann
  • Patent number: 8853308
    Abstract: A composition comprising: at least one (poly)isocyanate and at least one surfactant comprising an acid or a mixture of acids and an optionally heterocyclic amine or polyamine or a mixture of such amines, the amine or polyamine or at least one amine of said mixture carrying at least one alkylene oxide, preferably ethylene oxide, functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Vencorex France
    Inventors: Jean-Marie Bernard, Philippe Olier
  • Publication number: 20140295192
    Abstract: An interlayer film for a laminated glass and a laminated glass, which do not cause an increase in a haze value due to moisture absorption and have excellent moisture resistance are provided. An interlayer film for a laminated glass which contains a polyvinyl acetal resin and a moisture resistance improver is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: Juichi Fukatani, Bungo Hatta
  • Patent number: 8841367
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a flame retardant composition comprising a polycarbonate; 5 to 10 weight percent of a polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer; where the polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer comprises an amount of greater than 10 weigh percent of the polysiloxane and where the molecular weight of the polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer is greater than or equal to 25,000 grams per mole; 5 to 20 weight percent of a branched polycarbonate; 5 to 60 weight percent of a reinforcing filler; and 1 to 15 weight percent of a flame retarding compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Yun Zheng, Yunan Cheng, Shijie Song
  • Patent number: 8841366
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to thermoplastic compositions comprising a polycarbonate copolymer, the polycarbonate copolymer comprising first repeating carbonate units and second repeating units selected from carbonate units that are different from the first carbonate units, polysiloxane units, and a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing unit; and an organophosphorus flame retardant in an amount effective to provide 0.1 to 1.0 wt % phosphorus based on the total weight of the composition, wherein an article molded from the composition has a smoke density after 4 minutes (Ds-4) of less than or equal to 600 determined according to ISO 5659-2 on a 3 mm thick plaque, and a material heat release of less than or equal to 160 kW/m2 determined according to ISO 5660-1 on a 3 mm thick plaque.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Mark Adrianus Johannes van der Mee, Robert Dirk van de Grampel, Roland Sebastian Assink, Paul Dean Sybert
  • Patent number: 8841368
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a nonflammable polyester resin composition comprising: making a polymer mixture containing the following (A) to (E) components in a melted state pass through a space between two parallel faces, with a face-to-face distance x being set to 5 mm or less; (A) a polyester resin of 40 to 80% by weight; (B) a polycarbonate resin of 5 to 40% by weight; (C) a rubbery polymer of 5 to 30% by weight; (D) a polyphenylene sulfide resin and/or a phenol resin of 2 to 20% by weight; and (E) a phosphorus-containing acid ester compound and/or a polyamide resin of 0.1 to 25% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuo Kurachi, Akira Ohira
  • Patent number: 8829088
    Abstract: A xerographic fuser member that contains a composition of a polyimide and an alcohol phosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jin Wu, Jonathan H Herko, Lanhui Zhang, Lin Ma
  • Patent number: 8829086
    Abstract: Disclosed is a glass fiber-reinforced polycarbonate flame-retardant resin composition which comprises (A) 50 to 75% by weight of polycarbonate having a melt index of 22 g/10 min or more (300° C., 1.2 kg), (B) 3 to 15% by weight of a rubber-modified styrene-based graft copolymer, (C) 3 to 10% by weight of a bulk copolymer of an aromatic vinyl compound and a vinyl cyan compound, (D) 1 to 10% by weight of an ethylene acrylate-based copolymer, (E) 10 to 25% by weight of glass fiber, and (F) 5 to 20% by weight of an aromatic phosphate ester-based compound, and thus advantageously exhibits superior flowability, flame retardancy, hardness, impact resistance and appearance qualities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jong Kuk Choi, Yong Kim, Myeung Il Kim, Dae Young Ok, Sung Tae Ahn
  • Publication number: 20140243461
    Abstract: A reinforced poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product, a flame retardant, and a reinforcing filler. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of flame retardancy, heat resistance, and stiffness relative to a corresponding poly(phenylene ether) composition, and it is useful to fabricate articles including fuser holders for electrophotographic copiers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: SABIC Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Christian Lietzau, Sho Sato
  • Publication number: 20140243460
    Abstract: A reinforced poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product, a flame retardant, and a reinforcing filler. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of flame retardancy, heat resistance, and stiffness relative to a corresponding poly(phenylene ether) composition, and it is useful to fabricate articles including fuser holders for electrophotographic copiers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Christian Lietzau, Sho Sato
  • Publication number: 20140221537
    Abstract: Disclosed is a flame retardant polyamide resin composition, and more particularly, a flame retardant polyamide resin composition having improved flame retardancy and further having improved strength, heat resistance, moisture absorption resistance, dimensional stability, and the like by including a polyamide nanocomposite in which an organized layered clay compound is contained by in-situ polymerization, a filler, and a phosphorus-based flame retardant. The composition has high economic efficiency because the composition is lighter and has a lower production cost than flame retardant materials in the related art.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicants: LOTTE CHEMICAL CORPORATION, HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Jee-Young Youn, Sung-Rok Ko, Sung-Min Cho, Young-Min Cho
  • Patent number: 8791181
    Abstract: A reinforced poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product, a flame retardant, and a reinforcing filler. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of flame retardancy, heat resistance, and stiffness relative to a corresponding poly(phenylene ether) composition, and it is useful to fabricate articles including fuser holders for electrophotographic copiers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Christian Lietzau, Sho Sato
  • Patent number: 8779040
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a composition comprising: (a) a polyethylene terephthalate; (b) a copolycarbonate of 2-phenyl-3,3-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)phthalimidine (PPPBP) and another bisphenol; (c) a polycarbonate-polysiloxane copolymer; and (d) a non-halogenated flame retardant. The invention is also directed to processes for making such compositions as well as articles derived therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: SABIC Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Chris van der Weele, Johannes Hubertus Gabriel Marie Lohmeijer, Andries J. P. van Zyl
  • Publication number: 20140187690
    Abstract: A flame retardant thermoplastic resin composition includes: (A) about 60% by weight (wt %) to about 90 wt % of a polycarbonate resin including a first polycarbonate having a weight average molecular weight from about 30,000 g/mol to about 50,000 g/mol and a second polycarbonate having a weight average molecular weight from about 5,000 g/mol to about 20,000 g/mol; (B) about 10 wt % to about 40 wt % of an aromatic vinyl resin having a fogging index (FI) of about 0.8 or less as calculated by Equation 1 defined in the specification; (C) about 1 part by weight to about 20 parts by weight of an impact modifier based on about 100 parts by weight of (A)+(B); and (D) about 5 parts by weight to about 30 parts by weight of a flame retardant based on about 100 parts by weight of (A)+(B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Dong Kil CHOI, Su Hak BAE, Jung Hun LEE, Dong Min PARK, Seung Shik SHIN, Min Jung JOO
  • Patent number: 8759429
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a flame-retardant copolyetherester composition comprising: (a) at least one copolyetherester; (b) about 5-35 wt % of at least one halogen-free flame retardant; (c) about 0.1-20 wt % of at least one nitrogen-containing compound; (d) about 0.1-10 wt % of at least one aromatic phosphate and (e) about 0.1-10 wt % of at least at least one novolac resin. Further disclosed herein are articles comprising component parts formed of the flame-retardant copolyetherester composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Yong Ni
  • Publication number: 20140171562
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a flexible non-combustible fire-resistant material, including: 5-20 parts by weight of polyurethane having an NCO content of about 1-50 wt %; 1-10 parts by weight of liquid fire retardant; and 50-90 parts by weight of hydroxyl-containing inorganic fire retardant, wherein the polyurethane reacts with the hydroxyl-containing inorganic fire retardant to form a chemical bond, and wherein the hydroxyl-containing inorganic fire retardant includes at least two different particle sizes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Po-Ju CHEN, Sung-Jeng JONG, Jer-Young CHEN, Yih-Her CHANG, Pei-En LEE
  • Publication number: 20140162059
    Abstract: A halogen-free pressure-sensitive adhesive composition is provided, based on the total weight of the composition, comprising (A) 15-60 wt % of acrylic-based polymer, (B) 10-50 wt % of thermally conductive filler, and (C) 20-50 wt % of halogen-free flame retardant, based on 100% of the total weight of the composition, wherein the component (C) comprises: sub-component (C1) comprising at least one organophosphorous-based flame retardant; and sub-component (C2) comprising at least one flame retardant selected from the group consisting of nitrogen-containing compound-based flame retardants, graphite material-based flame retardants, melamine cyanurate-based flame retardants, metal hydroxide-based flame retardants, metal oxide-based flame retardants, metal phosphate-based flame retardants other than the organophosphorous-based flame retardants of (C1), and the composition has a P content no less than 4.0 wt %, based on 100 wt % of the total weight of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Hongmei Wan, Chengyi He, Yunhai Deng
  • Patent number: 8735473
    Abstract: The flame-retardant thermoplastic resin, composition comprised of the following Components (C), (D) and (E) with the thermoplastic resin composition having a thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer of the Component (A) and an ethylene polymer and/or an ethylene copolymer of the Component (B) as the main components; Component (C): a (poly) phosphate compound represented by the following general formula (1). n in the formula (1) represents a number of 1-100; X1 is an ammonia; or a triazine derivative, represented by the following general formula (2); p is a number satisfying a relation of 0<p?n+2; Component (D): a (poly) phosphate compound represented by the following general formula (3). r in the formula (3) represents a number of 1˜100; Y1 is a diamine containing [R1R2N (CH2)mNR3R4], piperazine or a diamine containing a piperazine ring; R1, R2, R3 and R4 are each a hydrogen atom, or a straight chain or branched alkyl group having 1˜5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Adeka Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuru Fukushima, Tomoyuki Hatanaka, Akihiro Yamaki, Takayoshi Kaneda, Fumiaki Otsubo
  • Publication number: 20140141244
    Abstract: The present invention relates to materials for making cable jackets, particularly for riser and plenum cables. The materials provide low flammability and allow the cable to meet UL 910 or NFPA-262 or UL 1666 specifications. The composition contains polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin, a plasticizer, ammonium octamolybdate, a molybdate compound, a stabilizer, a lubricant, aluminum trihydrate, and either i) metal oxide particles, ii) a polytetrafluoroehtylene (PTFE), iii) an intumescent compound, or iv) combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: GENERAL CABLE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ju HUANG, Amjad F. ABU-ALI, James D. MALKEMUS, Scott M. BROWN
  • Patent number: 8729165
    Abstract: Provided are a film or sheet composed of a resin composition that includes a poly lactic acid (A), an acidic functional group-modified olefinic polymer (B) including an acidic functional group and having an acid value of 10 to 70 mg KOH/g and a weight average molecular weight of 10,000 to 80,000, a tetrafluoroethylene polymer (C), and an aromatic phosphoric acid ester-containing flame retardant (D) including a compound of General Formula (I) and in which the aromatic phosphoric acid ester-containing flame retardant (D) is included in an amount of 15 to 55 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the poly lactic acid (A), and a method for manufacturing the film or sheet by melt film formation. Each sign in Formula is as described in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeki Ishiguro, Hiroki Senda
  • Publication number: 20140128523
    Abstract: Dislcosed are scratch resistant polypropylene molded parts comprising a) a polypropylene substrate and incorporated therein a combination of b) an alpha, beta-unsaturated carboxylic reagent functionalized olefin polymer or copolymer, c) a primary or secondary fatty acid amide and d) a nucleating agent selected from the group consisting of sodium benzoate, 2,2?-methylene-bis(4,6-di-tert-butylphenyl)phosphate, zinc glycerolate, calcium salt of 1,2-dicarboxylic acid cyclohexane and sodium salt of 1,2-dicarboxylic acid norbornane. Also disclosed is a method for providing scratch resistance to a polypropylene molded part by incorporating said additives. The polypropylene substrate is for instance polypropylene homopolymer or thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO). Component b) is for instance maleated polypropylene or the reaction product of an alpha-olefin and maleic anhydride. The fatty acid amide is for instance stearyl erucamide or oleyl palmitamide. The molded parts are suitable for automotive parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2014
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Hung Pham, Nikolas Kaprinidis, Ralph Dieter Maier, Johanne Wilson
  • Patent number: 8703851
    Abstract: A composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether), a radial block copolymer, a polystyrene-poly(ethylene-butylene)polystyrene triblock copolymer, an organophosphate ester, a hydrocarbon resin, and benzoin. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of multiaxial impact strength, light transmittance, and optical clarity, and it can be used to mold a variety of articles including animal cages, ink cartridges, tubes, pipes, and pipe fittings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventor: Kim G. Balfour
  • Patent number: 8703852
    Abstract: The present invention which is directed to a composition comprising: (a) a poly(arylene ether); (b1) a radial block copolymer of an alkenyl aromatic monomer and a conjugated diene; wherein the radial block copolymer has about 50 to about 70 weight percent of repeating units derived from the alkenyl aromatic monomer and a number average molecular weight of about 50,000 to about 70,000 atomic units; (b2) a linear block copolymer of an alkenyl aromatic monomer and a conjugated diene; wherein the linear block copolymer has about 55 to about 70 weight percent of repeating units derived from the alkenyl aromatic monomer; wherein the ratio of (b1) to (b2) is 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventor: Kim G. Balfour
  • Publication number: 20140076196
    Abstract: A resin composition includes a polylactic acid resin or cellulose resin, 0.07 phr to 8 phr of lignin, and 4 phr to 30 phr of an aromatic condensed phosphoric acid ester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu KAWASHIMA, Kenji YAO