Atom Other Than Si, O, C, Or H Patents (Class 524/262)
  • Patent number: 11441021
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a pneumatic tire having a tread comprising a vulcanizable rubber composition comprising, based on 100 parts by weight of elastomer (phr), (A) 100 phr of a solution polymerized styrene-butadiene rubber having a glass transition temperature (Tg) ranging from ?85° C. to ?50° C.; (B) from 1 to 30 phr of a process oil; (C) from 20 to 80 phr of a hydrocarbon resin having a Tg of at least 30° C.; and (D) from 90 to 150 phr of silica.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Pascal Patrick Steiner, Georges Marcel Victor Thielen, Marc Weydert, Benoit Duez
  • Patent number: 11421062
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composite heat insulation system, comprising an insulating layer, optionally a reinforcing layer, which is applied to the insulating layer, and a cover layer, which is applied to the insulating layer or, if present, to the reinforcing layer, characterized in that the cover layer contains composite particles, wherein the composite particles contain at least one organic polymer and at least one inorganic solid, wherein the weight percentage of inorganic solid is 15 to 40 wt %, with respect to the total weight of organic polymer and inorganic solid in the composite particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Abdulmajid Hashemzadeh, Peter Asbeck, Holger Bienerth, Harald Zeh
  • Patent number: 11365350
    Abstract: An etchant composition includes a silane compound represented by the following Chemical Formula 1: wherein R1 to R6 are independently hydrogen, halogen, a substituted or unsubstituted C1-C20 hydrocarbyl group, a phenyl group, a C1-C20 alkoxy group, a carboxy group, a carbonyl group, a nitro group, a tri (C1-C20) alkylsilyl group, a phosphoryl group, or a cyano group, L is a direct bond or C1-C3 hydrocarbylene, A is an n-valent radical, and n is an integer of 1 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignees: SK Innovation Co., Ltd., SK INC.
    Inventors: Cheol Woo Kim, Yu Na Shim, Kwang Kuk Lee, Young Bom Kim, Jin Kyung Jo
  • Patent number: 11345810
    Abstract: A PBT composite material having high heat resistance and high gloss for a vehicle mirror and a method for preparing the same are provided. The PBT composite material includes 57.2-88.9 wt % of PBT, 5-20 wt % of PET, 5-20 wt % of calcium silicate, 0-10 wt % of coupling agent-modified talc, 0.1-0.3 wt % of an antioxidant, 0.5-1.5 wt % of a flowing aid and 0.5-1.0 wt % of a nucleating agent. In the preparing method, the above components are placed into an extruding machine to perform a melt plasticization, and a molten material extruded by a die head of the extruding machine is water-cooled and stretched into a stripe to be granulated. The resulting PBT composite material has an excellent heat resistance and a good surface gloss and is suitable for manufacturing a high heat-resistant and high gloss vehicle mirror.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: NAN YA PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Te-Chao Liao, Han-Ching Hsu, Kai-Chih Lei, Chun-Lai Chen
  • Patent number: 11332617
    Abstract: A polyarylene sulfide resin composition contains a polyarylene sulfide resin, a transition metal particle, a fibrous inorganic filler, and an inorganic nucleating agent, and a molded article made from the resin composition. The resin composition has excellent mechanical, corrosion, and haze properties, and heat resistance. The resin composition prevents corrosion of a mold and deterioration in the durability of a manufactured product upon injection by effectively removing halogen-based impurities, and also has excellent mechanical, corrosion, and haze properties, and heat resistance. A molded article manufactured from the resin composition satisfies the standards required for components of a vehicle and an electric/electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: HDC POLYALL CO.. LTD.
    Inventors: Hyeoung-geun Oh, Jong-Wook Shin, Myung-wook Jung, Se-ran Choi, Hae-ri Kim
  • Patent number: 11306204
    Abstract: A polyphenylene sulfide resin composition includes a polyphenylene sulfide resin (A); an aromatic vinyl compound block copolymer (B) containing at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of a carboxyl group, an acid anhydride group, a hydroxyl group, an amino group, an epoxy group and an isocyanate group; and an alkoxysilane compound (C) containing at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of an epoxy group, an amino group and an isocyanate group; wherein a phase structure of the polyphenylene sulfide resin composition is a sea-island structure in which the polyphenylene sulfide resin (A) forms a sea phase, and the aromatic vinyl compound block copolymer (B) forms an island phase dispersed in a number average dispersed particle size of 1,000 nm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Gen Noguchi, Hisashi Yamanoue, Kei Saito
  • Patent number: 11214667
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a pneumatic tire having a tread comprising a vulcanizable rubber composition comprising, based on 100 parts by weight of elastomer (phr), (A) from about 20 to about 100 phr of a solution polymerized styrene-butadiene rubber having a glass transition temperature (Tg) ranging from ?85° C. to ?50° C.; (B) from 0 to about 40 phr of a natural rubber or synthetic polyisoprene; (C) from 0 to about 30 phr of cis-1,4 polybutadiene having a Tg of from ?110° C. to ?90° C.; (D) from 0 to 50 phr of a process oil; (E) from 20 to 80 phr of a hydrocarbon resin having a Tg of at least 30° C.; and (F) from 90 to 150 phr of silica.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Pascal Patrick Steiner, Jérôme Joel Daniel Delville, Frida Nzulu, Claude Charles Jacoby, Jean-Paul Piret, Malik Djelloul-Mazouz, Manuela Pompei
  • Patent number: 11198784
    Abstract: A resin composition is provided which includes a resin component, a fibrous filler, and a plate-like filler. With respect to 100 parts by mass of the resin component, the content of the fibrous filler is from 30 parts by mass or more to 100 parts by mass or less, the content of the plate-like filler is from 20 parts by mass or more to 80 parts by mass or less, and the total content of the fibrous filler and the plate-like filler is from 50 parts by mass or more to 180 parts by mass or less. The resin component includes an amorphous resin, and the content of the amorphous resin is from 60 parts by mass or more to 100 parts by mass or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Komori
  • Patent number: 11124633
    Abstract: A wide temperature water borne sealant that can be applied at low temperatures. The sealant can be a latex sealant composition including at least one latex polymer, at least one freeze thaw stabilizer, and at least one peptone or at least one additive derived from a peptone. The latex polymer can be an acrylic latex polymer with a Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) of 0° C. or less. The peptone can be enzymatic hydrolysate. The sealant can remain pliable at low temperatures making it ideal for applications that require flexibility at low temperatures its' rheology and viscosity are such that it can be applied at temperatures below 0° C. The low Tg latex assures that the sealant will remain permanently flexible and non-tacky when cured, and the peptone provides the sealant with the means to prevent the water from freezing down to approximately ?20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Red Devil, Inc.
    Inventor: Ali N. Rashid
  • Patent number: 11124650
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a composition comprises a poly(ester-carbonate-siloxane) copolymer; a nanosilica; a plurality of polysiloxane particles; and a fluoropolymer. The nanosilica can be present in an amount of 1 to 5 wt % based on a total weight of the composition. The nanosilica can have a D50 particle size by volume of 5 to 50 nanometers. The nanosilica can have a hydrophobic coating. The plurality of polysiloxane particles can be present in an amount of 1 to 10 wt % based on a total weight of the composition. The plurality of polysiloxane particles can have a D50 particle size by volume of 0.1 to 10 micrometers. The fluoropolymer can be present in an amount of 0.005 to 5 wt % based on a total weight of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: SHPP Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Vaidyanath Ramakrishnan, Johannes Gerardus Petrus Goossens, Johannes Martinus Dina Goossens
  • Patent number: 11111338
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are terminal-functionalized polymers functionalized with silicon-containing functionalizing agents, rubber compositions including the polymers, methods for improving the cold flow resistance of a polymer, methods for improving the filler dispersion of a silica-filled rubber composition, and processes for preparing the terminal-functionalized polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventor: Yuan-Yong Yan
  • Patent number: 11091607
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new elastomeric materials for the production of tyres for vehicle wheels with good mechanical properties, in particular high moduli associated with low hysteresis values, including new reinforcement materials. Said reinforcement materials are obtainable by derivatising silica—in-situ during the mixing of the elastomeric composition, or previously—with special silanising agents (A) and silsesquioxanes (B), both substituted with reactive alkenyl functionalities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: PIRELLI TYRE S.p.A.
    Inventors: Luciano Tadiello, Luca Giannini, Thomas Hanel, Matteo Redaelli, Massimiliano D'Arienzo, Barbara Di Credico, Roberto Scotti, Franca Morazzoni
  • Patent number: 11077711
    Abstract: A rubber composition of the present technology is a rubber composition including a diene rubber and a filler; the diene rubber containing at least a styrene-butadiene copolymer; a radical generation index of the styrene-butadiene copolymer being not greater than 1.0 and being smaller than a value Y calculated by Equation (1): Y=?0.0186×(SV mass %+vinyl unit mol %)+1.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Inventors: Wataru Sakai, Takuma Arikawa, Ryosuke Sakai, Yu Shinke, Yuko Sekine, Fumito Yatsuyanagi
  • Patent number: 10995209
    Abstract: The invention relates to an impregnating resin composition containing a) a melamine formaldehyde resin, b) a non-ionic wetting agent, c) a non-ionic release agent, d) a hardener, and e) polyhexamethylene guanidine (PHMG). The invention further relates to a resin coating which can be obtained by condensing the impregnating resin composition and to a resin coating containing a co-condensate made of the melamine formaldehyde resin and polyhexamethylene guanidine (PHMG). The invention further relates to an impregnate containing i) the impregnating resin composition or the resin coating and ii) an impregnate carrier material. Another object of the invention is a laminate containing iii) a laminate carrier material and iv) the impregnate or the impregnating resin composition, or the resin coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: FRITZ EGGER GMBH & CO. OG
    Inventors: Andreas Geyer, Holger Heinrich
  • Patent number: 10903106
    Abstract: A temporary adhesive is good peelability, heat resistance and cleaning removability after polishing of the rear surface of the wafer. A layered body for processing a rear surface of a wafer opposite to a circuit surface of the wafer, the layered body being a temporary adhesive loaded between a support and circuit surface of the wafer and including an adhesive layer (A) that includes a polyorganosiloxane to be cured by a hydrosilylation reaction and is releasably bonded, and a separation layer (B) includes a polyorganosiloxane and is releasably bonded, in which the polyorganosiloxane forming the separation layer (B) is a polyorganosiloxane containing a siloxane unit of RRSiO2/2 (provided that each R is bonded to a silicon atom as a Si—C bond), and at least one R is an aralkyl group, epoxy group, or phenyl group. Methods for producing and separating these layered bodies and composition for forming the separation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Kamibayashi, Hiroshi Ogino, Tomoyuki Enomoto, Kazuhiro Sawada
  • Patent number: 10808154
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to thermally conductive silicone compositions and elastomer and gels prepared from a multi-part condensation cure composition catalysed by titanium or zirconium based catalysts. Applications of the resulting thermally conductive silicone elastomers and gels are also considered.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: DOW SILICONES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Frederic Gubbels, Thomas Seldrum
  • Patent number: 10712413
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer composite material which has a high proton spin polarization even though it is a polymer composite material containing carbon black. The present invention relates to a polymer composite material for 1H dynamic nuclear polarization experiments, containing carbon black, having a thickness of 0.8 mm or less, and being doped with a paramagnetic radical compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomomi Masui, Yohei Nouda, Satoshi Koizumi
  • Patent number: 10654993
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are rubber compositions comprising: (a) natural rubber, polyisoprene, or a combination thereof; (b) at least one conjugated diene monomer containing polymer or polymer; (c) a first silica filler having a BET surface area of at least 220 m2/g; (d) a second silica filler having a BET surface area lower than that of the first silica filler and greater than 135 m2/g; and (e) optionally carbon black filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC
    Inventors: Maryangel G. Dunlavy, Michael R. Beaulieu, Natalie V. Weingart
  • Patent number: 10502686
    Abstract: Organosilane functionalised carbon nanoparticles comprising a carbon dot bonded to an organosilane functionalization agent in a first orientation having one or more functional groups capable of binding mercury located at or proximal to a free end thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Griffith University
    Inventors: Qin Li, Wentai Wang
  • Patent number: 10400090
    Abstract: Provided is a thermoplastic resin composition a resin molded article of which has excellent mechanical strength. The thermoplastic resin composition comprising: a thermoplastic resin; relative to 100 parts by weight of the thermoplastic resin, 0.01 to 30 parts by weight of an additive having a Mohs hardness of 5.5 or larger; and 10 to 200 parts by weight of glass fiber, wherein the glass fiber comprises SiO2 and Al2O3 in a proportion of 60 to 70% by weight of SiO2 and 20 to 30% by weight of Al2O3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING-PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Tamura, Naohisa Akashi
  • Patent number: 10053526
    Abstract: A catalyst for a conjugated diene polymerization including a metal compound (A) containing terbium, lanthanum, dysprosium, praseodymium, holmium, erbium, thulium, or gadolinium, an ionic compound (B) consisting of a non-coordinating anion and a cation, and an organic metal compound (C) of an element selected from the groups 2, 12 and 13 of the periodic table; a process for producing a conjugated diene polymer and a modified conjugated diene polymer using the same; a conjugated diene polymer; and a modified conjugated diene polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Shiba, Yuta Yamada, Suguru Fukazawa, Naomi Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10047260
    Abstract: A composition containing an alkoxysilyl-functional polymer, a phenylsilicone resin, and a non-reactive plasticizer, when cured, exhibits very high elongation without loss of tensile strength. The compositions are particularly well suited for flexible adhesives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Volker Stanjek, Lars Zander
  • Patent number: 10000628
    Abstract: Provided is a polyarylene sulfide resin composition which is good in strength, dimensional stability, and moldability in terms of a molded body thereof and is also capable of reducing wearing of a mold or molding machine at the time of molding of a molded body. The polyarylene sulfide resin composition contains 100 parts by mass of a polyarylene sulfide resin and 150 to 400 parts by mass of a glass bead, a sodium content of the polyarylene sulfide resin being 1,200 ppm or less, and the glass bead being surface-treated with a vinylsilane or an epoxysilane and having an average particle diameter of 30 ?m or less and a ratio between a cumulative 10% particle diameter and a cumulative 90% particle diameter {(cumulative 90% particle diameter)/(cumulative 10% particle diameter)} of 2.5 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: LION IDEMITSU COMPOSITES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoru Kinouchi, Naoto Okubo
  • Patent number: 9868806
    Abstract: There are provided novel vulcanizable compositions based on optionally fully or partly hydrogenated nitrile rubbers containing epoxy groups, and specific crosslinkers, which no longer require use of conventional crosslinkers, more particularly sulphur. The vulcanizates producible therefrom possess very good compression sets at room temperature, 100° C. and 150° C., and additionally exhibit high tensile stress combined with good elongation at break.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: ARLANXEO Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Sven Brandau, Michael Klimpel, Hans Magg, Achim Welle
  • Patent number: 9842955
    Abstract: A photovoltaic system consists of a waveguide body, luminescent dyes and a photovoltaic cell. Luminescent dyes and their aggregated particulates with larger diameter are dispersed in the waveguide body to scatter light and transform the first light of the external light into a second light, wherein the wavelength of the second light is longer than the wavelength of the first light. Compared to conventional techniques, the use of luminescent dyes of the present invention can be aggregated into particulates with larger diameter to enhance the power conversion efficiency of the photovoltaic cell, without providing a scattering layer, in order to reduce the production cost and the element complexity of the photovoltaic system. A manufacturing method for a photovoltaic system is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Flexwave Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Hsien Chou, Min-Hung Hsu, Chia-Chi Kan
  • Patent number: 9828404
    Abstract: A composition of matter wherein the composition comprises a siliceous substrate having silanols on the surface and a polymer selected from the group consisting essentially of a water soluble polymer, a water soluble copolymer, an alcohol soluble polymer, an alcohol soluble copolymer, and combinations of such polymers, wherein the polymer is chemically bonded to the siliceous substrate by a silane linking material having the general formula O3/2SiQY that is derived from an alkoxy-functional silane having the general formula (RO)3SiQX and processes for preparing the crosslinked polymer that is chemically bonded to the surface of the siliceous substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Inventors: Douglas H. Adamson, Warde T. Collins, David E. Grahan, Robert M. Minnini
  • Patent number: 9771469
    Abstract: This invention relates to a tire with tread for promoting a combination of wet traction and service at low temperatures of a rubber composition containing a styrene/butadiene elastomer, cis 1,4-polybutadiene rubber, liquid high Tg styrene/butadiene polymer, resin and vegetable triglyceride oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Paul Harry Sandstrom, Georges Marcel Victor Thielen, Pascal Patrick Steiner, Nihat Ali Isitman
  • Patent number: 9758642
    Abstract: A silica-containing rubber mixture includes at least one rubber, a sulphur-containing alkoxysilane, a crosslinking agent, a filler, and optionally further rubber auxiliaries, and the mixture also includes from 0.1 to 15 parts by weight, based on 100 parts by weight of rubber used, of a silicon-free polysulphide additive of the formula (I) A-S—(S)x—S—Y—S—(S)x—S-A??(I) where x is 0, 1 or 2, Y is an optionally substituted or heteroatom-containing aliphatic, cycloaliphatic or aromatic group, and A may include hydroxy, carboxy, or carboxyphenyl groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Melanie Wiedemeier, Hermann-Josef Weidenhaupt, Ulrich Feldhues, Irene Moll
  • Patent number: 9631098
    Abstract: The present invention relates to ester-coated core particles, thermoplastic polymer composition comprising a thermo-plastic polymer and such coated particles, a method for producing ester coated particles and the use of compositions of the invention as fillers or pigments with improved dispersion properties and pourability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Amril AG
    Inventors: Peter Daute, Konstantin Nikusev, Sascha Simon
  • Patent number: 9617287
    Abstract: Mercaptosilanes are disclosed of the formula I wherein R1 is an alkyl polyether group —O—(R5—O)m—R6. They are prepared by a procedure in which a silane of the formula II is subjected to a catalyzed reaction with an alkyl polyether R1—H, R7—OH being split off, the molar ratio of the alkyl polyethers R1—H to the silane of the formula II is at least 0.5 and R7—OH is separated off from the reaction mixture continuously or discontinuously. They can be used in shaped articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Oliver Klockmann, Philipp Albert, Andre Hasse, Karsten Korth, Relmund Pieter
  • Patent number: 9593234
    Abstract: Provided is a rubber composition having an intramolecular double bond capable of sulfur cross-linking, comprising at least one of 1 to 100 parts by mass of carbon black and 10 to 150 parts by mass of an inorganic filler other than carbon black, 0.1 to 50 parts by mass of a sulfur-containing compounding agent and 0.1 to 30 parts by mass of a hydrocarbon compound with both terminal groups thioesterified, per 100 parts by mass of the rubber having an intramolecular double bond capable of sulfur cross-linking. This rubber composition can provide a vulcanized substance having excellent toughness, for example, as a part of at least one of a cap tread, a side wall, a belt, an inner liner, a carcass and a bead of a pneumatic tire without substantially reducing processability of an unvulcanized substance and vulcanizate physical properties of the vulcanized substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yusuke Tanabe
  • Patent number: 9580569
    Abstract: A rubber composition for a tire for heavy loads of the present technology comprises: diene rubber containing at least 60% by mass of natural rubber; silica; carbon black; and a silane coupling agent. The silane coupling agent is polysiloxane represented by a specific average compositional formula. The content of the silica is from 5 to 50 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber. The content of the carbon black is from 5 to 40 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber. The total content of the silica and the carbon black (R) is from 30 to 70 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber. The content of the silane coupling agent is from 2 to 20% by mass of the silica content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Ayako Kamahori, Mizuki Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 9580956
    Abstract: An apparatus is provided that includes a chamber wall section prone to deflection, a stationary section providing a sealing surface, and a flexible bellows attached to the chamber wall section and the stationary section. A system is also provided that includes a chamber including a chamber wall having an opening, a door disposed to seal the opening, a sealing surface adjacent the opening and isolated from the chamber wall, and a seal between the sealing surface and the chamber wall. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Billy C. Leung, David E. Berkstresser, Shinichi Kurita
  • Patent number: 9562163
    Abstract: An optically clear biofouling resistant coating compositions specially formulated for very high light transmission and more particularly coating compositions which can be applied to marine instruments and sensors. The compositions provide a biofouling resistant coating on the surface of the marine instruments and sensors which prevents underwater organisms from adhering and growing on the surfaces of the structures over a long period of time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignees: Severn Marine Technologies, LLC, Mid-Mountain Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Henry Lobe, John Knapp, Amulya K. Das, Gary Moffat
  • Patent number: 9556327
    Abstract: An additive for a silicone encapsulant has the structure: Formula (I) wherein R1 and R2 are each —O—Si(R4)(R5)(R6) and each of R4, R5, and R6 is independently chosen from C1-C10 hydrocarbyl groups, C1-C10 alkyl groups, C2-C10 alkenyl groups, and C6-C10 aryl groups, and wherein R3 is independently chosen from C1-C10 hydrocarbyl groups, C1-C10 alkyl groups, C2-C10 alkenyl groups, and C6-C10 aryl groups. The additive is formed using a method that includes the step of reacting iron metal or an iron (III) compound with a hydroxyl functional organosiloxane. An encapsulant includes the additive and a polyorganosiloxane. The encapsulant can be utilized to form a device that includes an electronic component and the encapsulant disposed on the electronic component. The device is formed using a method that includes the step of disposing the encapsulant on the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Don L Kleyer, Randall G Schmidt, Adam C Tomasik, Shengqing Xu
  • Patent number: 9447262
    Abstract: A particulate-filled rubber composition contains at least one silane-reactive particulate filler and a mixture of at least one blocked mercaptosilane coupling agent possessing two thioacyl groups and at least one blocked mercaptosilane possessing a single thioacyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventor: William M. York
  • Patent number: 9416258
    Abstract: A rubber composition for tires comprises: per 100 parts by weight of diene rubber containing from 5 to 50 wt. % of modified BR having a vinyl unit content of 10 to 60 wt. %, from 2 to 50 parts by weight of an aromatic modified terpene resin having a softening point of 100 to 130° C., and a total content of 60 to 130 parts by weight of two types of silica, that is silica X and silica Y; a proportion of the silica relative to a total amount of a reinforcing filler containing carbon black being 85 wt. % or greater; a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area of the silica X is 140 m2/g or greater; and a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area of the silica Y is greater than 100 m2/g and less than 140 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Takeda, Makoto Ashiura
  • Patent number: 9243005
    Abstract: Mercapto-containing organosilicon compounds of specific structure are low volatile and serve to enhance the adhesion of resins to inorganic substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Munenao Hirokami
  • Patent number: 9206264
    Abstract: The method for producing a modified conjugated diene based (co)polymer, according to the present invention comprises a step of reacting a conjugated diene based (co)polymer with a metal halide compound to obtain a modified conjugated diene based (co)polymer, the conjugated diene based (co)polymer having a weight-average molecular weight of 150,000 to 2,000,000 and being obtained by bonding, to a polymer having at least a conjugated diene unit, an alkoxysilyl group and an optionally protected primary amino group. The method can satisfactorily produce a conjugated diene based (co)polymer which has a high Mooney viscosity, excellent shape stability and good processability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Shibata, Takaomi Matsumoto, Tamotsu Nagaoka, Takuo Sone, Toshihiro Tadaki
  • Publication number: 20150141558
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of providing an aqueous paint dispersion comprising silanized colloidal silica particles and an acrylate-based binder wherein the weight ratio of SiO2 to acrylate-based binder on a dry basis ranges from 0.02 to 0.2, and wherein the content of SiO2, measured by XRF, in said dispersion ranges from 1.05 to 7.5 wt %, wherein silane groups present in the silanized colloidal silica particles are derived from silanes containing an epoxy group, glycidoxy group, glycidoxypropyl group, ureido-based silanes, methacrylamido silanes, mercapto silanes, and combinations thereof. The invention also relates to the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Peter Harry Johan Greenwood, Hans Lagnemo
  • Patent number: 9029450
    Abstract: Mixtures of silicon-containing coupling reagents comprising (mercaptoorganyl)alkylpolyethersilanes containing silanol groups and (mercaptoorganyl)alkylpolyethersilanes free of silanol groups in a weight ratio of from 5:95 to 95:5. The mixtures can be prepared by transesterification and hydrolysis. The mixtures can be used in rubber mixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Albert, Manuel Friedel, Karsten Korth, Andre Hasse, Oliver Klockmann
  • Publication number: 20150114260
    Abstract: A composition for protecting a surface of an organic substrate, such as VCT, wood, or a synthetic laminate material, includes a silicate (e.g., an alkali metal polysilicate or colloidal silica) and a siliconate (e.g., a metal siliconate, such as an alkali metal methyl siliconate, etc.). In addition, the composition may include acrylic latex, a silane coupling agent, and a solvent, such as ethylene glycol monobutyl ether. Such a composition may also include a leveling agent, such as a surfactant. Organic substrates, such as VCT, wood, and synthetic laminate materials, with such a composition on their surfaces are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Dal N. Hills, Kent Barrus
  • Patent number: 9018289
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide: a rubber composition for a tread, which improves processability, rolling resistance, wet skid performance, abrasion resistance, and handling stability in good balance; and a pneumatic tire having a tread produced from the rubber composition. The present invention relates to a rubber composition for a tread, including: a rubber component; an aromatic vinyl polymer; silica; and a mercapto group-containing silane coupling agent, wherein the aromatic vinyl polymer is a resin obtained by polymerization of ?-methylstyrene and/or styrene, and the amount of the aromatic vinyl polymer is 3 to 25 parts by mass, and the amount of the silica is 15 to 150 parts by mass, based on 100 parts by mass of the rubber component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Soh Ishino
  • Patent number: 9018290
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to tire rubber compositions containing at least one rubbery polymer (with 10 to 100 weight percent of monomer units derived from conjugated diene monomer having between 4 and 8 carbon atoms and 0 to 90 weight percent of monomer units derived from vinyl aromatic monomer); 0.5 to 100 phr of silica filler; 0.05 to 20 phr of a bi-functional silica coupling agent; and 1 to 30 phr of a non-elastomer reactive filler reinforcing agent capable of interacting with at least two silica particles. The bi-functional silica coupling agent and the filler reinforcing agent are utilized in a weight ratio of from 1:100 to 1:0.2. Also disclosed are methods for preparing the tire rubber compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Chenchy J. Lin, Atsushi Fukushima, Christopher G. Robertson, William L. Hergenrother, Yaohong Chen
  • Publication number: 20150099129
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to methods of improving burnish resistance of substrates comprising: (1) applying to at least a portion of the substrate a curable film-forming composition comprising: (a) a polymeric binder comprising at least one polymeric resin having reactive functional groups; (b) a curing agent containing functional groups that are reactive with the reactive functional groups of (a); and (c) silica particles that have been functionalized on their surfaces with an amino silane so as to impart the surfaces with primary amino functional groups; and (2) (a) heating the coated substrate to a temperature and for a time sufficient to cure the curable film-forming composition or (b) allowing a time sufficient to cure the curable film-forming composition under ambient conditions. The present invention is further directed to solventborne, curable film-forming compositions comprising the components (a) (b) and (c) above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventors: Scott J. Moravek, Shantilal Mohnot, Stephen John Thomas
  • 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
  • Patent number: 8999206
    Abstract: Metal nanoparticles having improved migration resistance are provided. The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing composite nanoparticles including obtaining composite nanoparticles containing at least silver and copper in a single particle by heat treating a mixture containing an organic silver compound and an organic copper compound at a temperature of 150° C. or more in a non-oxidative atmosphere in the presence of a tertiary amine compound represented by the general formula R1R2R3N (wherein R1 through R3 are optionally substituted alkyl groups or aryl groups that may be the same or different, R1 through R3 may be linked in a ring, and the number of carbon atoms in each of R1 through R3 is 5 through 18 and may be the same or different).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignees: Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute, Daiken Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masami Nakamoto, Mari Yamamoto, Yukiyasu Kashiwagi, Yukio Yoshida, Hiroshi Kakiuchi, Shinsuke Matsumura
  • Patent number: 8987361
    Abstract: An organosilane of general formula I below: (HO)2R1Si—Z—Sm—R2 in which: R1, which are identical or different, each represent a monovalent hydrocarbon-based group chosen from alkyls, which are linear or branched, cycloalkyls or aryls, having from 1 to 18 carbon atoms; R2 represents a monovalent hydrocarbon-based group chosen from alkyls, which are linear or branched, cycloalkyls or aryls, having from 1 to 30 carbon atoms; Z represents a divalent bonding group comprising from 1 to 18 carbon atoms; and m is a number greater than or equal to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignees: Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A., Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin
    Inventors: Karine Longchambon, José Carlos Araujo Da Silva, Nicolas Seeboth, Sergey Ivanov
  • Patent number: 8980377
    Abstract: A transparent, non-yellowing, polymer-clay, concrete sealer and methods for making and applying the same. The disclosed clay-based sealer provides a tough, ultraviolet-light-, temperature-, and abrasion-resistant layer that effectively protects surfaces from moisture penetration, staining, dirt, dust, and wear. The substrates to which the clay-based sealer may be applied include, but are not limited to, above and below grade concrete structures, brick, concrete masonry unit (CMU) block, grout, plaster, gunite, tile, and aggregate. The clay-based sealer may easily be applied with airless or air-assisted sprayers, or by roller, brush, or applicator pad. Once applied, the sealer requires minimal maintenance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Inventors: Eduard A. Stefanescu, Sunil V. Kulkarni
  • Publication number: 20150073059
    Abstract: Organopolysiloxane gels produced by crosslinking an unsaturated organopolysiloxane resin with a crosslinking agent in the presence of a diluent have excellent sensory properties such as properties desirable in a variety of cosmetics products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Sebastian Knoer, Aroop Kumar Roy