Oxygen Atom Or Metal Atom Dnrm, E.g., Metal Stearate, Etc. Patents (Class 524/394)
  • Patent number: 11667599
    Abstract: Provided is a metal salt of an alicyclic dicarboxylic acid with excellent dispersibility in polyolefin resins, and excellent crystallinity improving effect that is essential as a crystal nucleating agent for polyolefin resins, regardless of processing conditions. A method is also provided for producing the metal salt of an alicyclic dicarboxylic acid; a crystal nucleating agent containing the metal salt of an alicyclic dicarboxylic acid; a crystal nucleating agent composition for polyolefin resins containing the crystal nucleating agent and a fatty acid metal salt; a polyolefin resin composition containing the crystal nucleating agent; and a polyolefin resin molded article obtained using the polyolefin resin composition. Provided is a metal salt of an alicyclic dicarboxylic acid in which the alicyclic dicarboxylic acid is an alkyl substituent-containing cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid, and the metal salt is a calcium salt, a hydroxyaluminum salt, a disodium salt, or a dilithium salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: NEW JAPAN CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shohei Iwasaki, Kazuya Matsumoto, Mitsuko Inoue, Yurie Shinoda, Sachio Kitagawa, Yohei Uchiyama
  • Patent number: 11649339
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to transition metal compositions comprising a solid polymer carrier and a transition metal composition comprising cobalt for use in, for example, packing materials. Also disclosed are methods of making the compositions, articles prepared from the compositions, and methods of making the articles. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: PLASTIPAK PACKAGING, INC.
    Inventors: Kirk Behrendt, Matthew J. Dauzvardis, Richard Hoch
  • Patent number: 11628619
    Abstract: An example of a three-dimensional (3D) printing kit includes a build material composition and a fusing agent to be applied to at least a portion of the build material composition during 3D printing. The build material composition includes a semi-crystalline or amorphous thermoplastic polymer having a predicted total dimension change during 3D printing ranging from about ?4% to about 9%. The fusing agent includes an energy absorber to absorb electromagnetic radiation to coalesce the semi-crystalline or amorphous thermoplastic polymer in the at least the portion. The fusing agent is a core fusing agent and the energy absorber has absorption at least at wavelengths ranging from 400 nm to 780 nm; or the fusing agent is a primer fusing agent and the energy absorber has absorption at wavelengths ranging from 800 nm to 4000 nm and has transparency at wavelengths ranging from 400 nm to 780 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Kenneth Flack, Erica Fung, Carolin Fleischmann, Jesiska Tandy, Carmina Querol Esparch, Greg S. Long, Ali Emamjomeh, Shannon Reuben Woodruff, Rachael Donovan
  • Patent number: 11578269
    Abstract: A polymer composition comprising at least one liquid crystalline polymer and an ultrahigh molecular weight siloxane polymer in an amount from about 0.1 to about 20 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the liquid crystalline polymer is provided. The siloxane polymer has a number average molecular weight of about 100,000 grams per mole or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: Ticona LLC
    Inventors: Jiayong Pan, Min Wang, Young Shin Kim
  • Patent number: 11566091
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (EVOH) resin composition, an EVOH film formed therefrom, and a multilayer structure containing the same. The core height difference (Sk) of the surface of the EVOH resin composition is between 0.6 and 2.0 ?m, and the overall standard deviation of Sk is between 0.05 and 0.55. The invention can reduce the torque output during processing to achieve the effect of energy saving, and can also improve the stability during output to obtain a better film appearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu Hsiu Li, Hou Hsi Wu, Wen Hsin Lin
  • Patent number: 11466106
    Abstract: A latex of an acid-modified conjugated diene polymer including the acid-modified conjugated diene polymer obtained by modifying a conjugated diene polymer with an acid group-containing compound, in which a content of a structural unit derived from the acid group-containing compound is 0.2 to 0.7 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of the acid-modified conjugated diene polymer; a content of a water-soluble polymer in the latex is 2 parts by weight or less with respect to 100 parts by weight of the acid-modified conjugated diene polymer; when a solids content of the latex is adjusted to 60 wt %, a viscosity at 25° C. is 800 mPa·s or less; and when the solids content of the latex is adjusted to 50 wt %, the viscosity at 25° C. is 300 mPa·s or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Satoh, Hidetake Ishii, Junji Kodemura
  • Patent number: 11279814
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer. The surfactant includes at least one selected from the group consisting of a surfactant represented by R1a—CO—R2a—CO—R3a—OSO3Xa and a surfactant represented by R1b—CO—(CR2b2)n—(OR3b)p—(CR4b2)q-L-OSO3Xb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taketo Kato, Satoru Yoneda, Manabu Fujisawa, Kazuya Asano, Takahiro Kitahara, Masahiro Higashi, Akiyoshi Yamauchi, Sumi Ishihara, Yosuke Kishikawa, Shinnosuke Nitta, Marina Nakano, Hirotoshi Yoshida, Yoshinori Nanba, Kengo Ito, Chiaki Okui, Hirokazu Aoyama, Masamichi Sukegawa, Taku Yamanaka, Hiroyuki Sato, Yuuji Tanaka, Kenji Ichikawa, Yohei Fujimoto
  • Patent number: 11174200
    Abstract: Asphalt emulsions, methods of forming asphalt emulsions, and composite pavement structures formed from the asphalt emulsions are provided herein. In an embodiment, an asphalt emulsion includes a base asphalt component, water, and an oxidized high density polyethylene. The base asphalt component is present in an amount of from about 15 to about 70 weight %, the water is present in an amount of at least about 25 weight %, and the oxidized high density polyethylene is present in an amount of from about 1 to about 20 weight %, where all amounts are based on the total weight of the asphalt emulsion. The oxidized high density polyethylene has an acid value of from about 5 to about 50 mgKOH/g. The asphalt emulsion is free of aggregate and other mineral materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Ruixing Yuan, Yue Wen Liu, Wei Wang, Yuansheng Shen
  • Patent number: 11130319
    Abstract: A multilayer article (such as a film) suitable for use as a fumigation barrier, the multilayer article comprising at least one an ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) based barrier layer formed from a resin composition predominantly comprising an EVOH component of one or more specific types of ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymers as described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wataru Hirose, Edgard Chow
  • Patent number: 11118027
    Abstract: An additive composition comprises one or more calcium cis-1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylate salts. 25 mol. % or more of the calcium cis-1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylate salts present in the additive composition are calcium cis-1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylate monohydrate. The additive composition has a gravimetric water content of about 20% or less. A method for producing a thermoplastic polymer composition entails mixing the additive composition with a thermoplastic polymer, melting the resulting admixture, and letting the admixture solidify to produce a polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Darin L. Dotson, Xiaoyou Xu, Walter Forrister, Chi-Chun Tsai
  • Patent number: 11121500
    Abstract: A connector that includes a male connector; and a female connector including a housing to be fit to the male connector along a connecting direction, wherein: a first connector of the male connector and the female connector is fixed with a second connector of the male connector and the female connector connected and, a rigidity k [N/m] satisfies k<360000 when the second connector is distorted at a test speed of 1 mm/min in a direction intersecting the connecting direction and satisfies k?(2.0×107)×m, where m [kg] denotes a mass of the second connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Masuda, Tomoyuki Sakata, Hiromu Otani, Takehide Terasawa, Keiichi Nakamura, Takahiko Saitou
  • Patent number: 11066538
    Abstract: A vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer resin composition which is excellent in storage stability and can reduce the baking temperature is provided. The vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer resin composition comprises: 70 to 300 parts by mass of surface-treated calcium carbonate obtained by surface-treating calcium carbonate with a fatty acid or a derivative thereof based on 100 parts by mass of a vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer resin having a vinyl acetate content of 8 to 12% by mass, and it is characterized in that a BET specific surface area of the surface-treated calcium carbonate is 10 to 40 m2/g, and an amount of the calcium carbonate surface-treated is 0.1×10?2 g/m2 to 0.4×10?2 g/m2 per m2/g of the BET specific surface area of the surface-treated calcium carbonate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SHIRAISHI KOGYO KAISHA, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Saito, Nobuyoshi Murakami, Kanehiro Osakabe, Yoshisada Kayano
  • Patent number: 11001705
    Abstract: A polyester resin composition includes a polyester resin A containing 70 to 100% by mass of a polybutylene terephthalate resin and 0 to 30% by mass of a polyethylene terephthalate resin, and includes a metal organic acid salt B that is either one or both of an alkali metal organic acid salt and an alkaline earth metal organic acid salt and a predetermined amount of a polyfunctional glycidyl group-containing styrene-based polymer C, and the polyester resin composition contains either one or both of alkali metal atoms and alkaline earth metal atoms in a predetermined amount based on 100 parts by mass of the polyester resin A, and further, the content of linear oligomers of polybutylene terephthalate or the content of the linear oligomers of polybutylene terephthalate and the linear oligomers of polyethylene terephthalate is less than or equal to 1000 mg/kg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Shimoharai, Satoru Horiguchi, Junichi Yasui
  • Patent number: 10865177
    Abstract: A process for making a high purity salt comprises the steps of providing an organic compound, providing a metal salt, adding the metal salt and organic compound to an aqueous medium, heating the reaction mixture to react the organic compound and the metal salt to form an organic salt, collecting the organic salt, exposing the collected organic salt to microwave radiation, and exposing the collected organic salt to infrared radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Darin L. Dotson, Xiaoying Wang, Rui Liu
  • Patent number: 10800902
    Abstract: A method for producing a thermoplastic polymer composition comprises the steps of separately providing a thermoplastic polymer and an additive composition and then mixing the thermoplastic polymer and additive composition. The additive composition comprises a clarifying agent and a coloring agent. Another method for producing a thermoplastic polymer composition comprises the steps of separately providing a thermoplastic polymer, a clarifying agent, and a coloring agent and then mixing the thermoplastic polymer, the clarifying agent, and the coloring agent. The coloring agent is present in the composition in an amount to yield a composition exhibiting CIE L*, a*, and b* values falling within a defined color space. An additive composition contains a clarifying agent and a coloring agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Todd D. Danielson, Jamie B. Myers, Jennifer S. Morgan
  • Patent number: 10792900
    Abstract: A moisture-absorbing sheet including a hygroscopic molded article containing a resin component and a hygroscopic agent, wherein (1) calcium oxide-based particles having a specific surface area of 0.5 m2/g to 20 m2/g and an average particle diameter of 0.5 ?m to 50 ?m are included as the hygroscopic agent; (2) a fibrillated fluororesin is included as the resin component; and (3) the sheet has: (a) a weight increase ratio of 1% or less after being allowed to stand for 2 hours in an atmosphere at a temperature of 20° C. and a relative humidity of 65%; and (b) a weight increase ratio of 5% or more after being allowed to further stand for 36 hours after being allowed to stand for 36 hours in an atmosphere at a temperature of 20° C. and a relative humidity of 65%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: DYNIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuo Ose, Kaneto Ohyama
  • Patent number: 10787578
    Abstract: A non-phosphorus chemical conversion treatment agent and treatment liquid for plastic working are provided, with reduced environmental impact, which are able to form films that are excellent in lubricity and corrosion resistance after plastic working by achieving large film thicknesses even in a system containing a salt of molybdic acid as its main constituent. An exemplary non-phosphorus chemical conversion treatment agent for plastic working is an agent containing a molybdic acid component (A), an acid component (B), and an aqueous medium (C), which is characterized in that the (B) comprises at least an organic acid component (B1) having at least one group selected from a carboxyl group and a phenolic hydroxyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Tatsunori Doda, Hiroyuki Matsuo
  • Patent number: 10767093
    Abstract: There are herein described phase change materials containing sodium acetate trihydrate having improved homogeneity, a process for the preparation of said materials, and their utility in phase change systems. More particularly, the present invention relates to the use of phase change compositions comprising sodium acetate trihydrate, at least one alkali soluble polymer for inhibition of sodium acetate anhydrous crystal formation in sodium acetatetrihydrate containing phase change materials, and at least one sodium acetate trihydrate nucleation promoter, and, if a lower phase change temperature is required, at least one melting point depressing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SunAmp Limited
    Inventors: Andrew John Bissell, David Oliver, Colin Richard Pulham
  • Patent number: 10752793
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to compositions, aqueous coating compositions, and methods for improving the freeze/thaw stability of aqueous coating compositions. In one aspect, a method for improving the freeze/thaw stability of an aqueous coating composition comprising an aqueous polymeric dispersion, the method comprising adding the following compound to the aqueous coating composition: (Formula (I)) wherein n=4 to 8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Claribel Acevedo Velez, Sudhakar Balijepalli, Rebecca J. Wachowicz
  • Patent number: 10647833
    Abstract: The present technology provides a rubber composition containing: (A) a diene rubber, (B) from 5 to 200 parts by mass of silica per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber, (C) from 1 to 20 mass % of a sulfur-containing silane coupling agent relative to the amount of the silica, (D) for example, from 1 to 20 mass % of n-octyltriethoxysilane relative to the amount of the silica; and (E) from 1 to 20 mass % of a glycerol monofatty acid ester derived from a fatty acid having from 8 to 24 carbons relative to the mass of the silica (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Shin Tsukishima, Miyuki Oka, Keisuke Murase, Hiroki Sugimoto
  • Patent number: 10519300
    Abstract: This invention relates to a rubber composition containing cis 1,4-polybutadiene and dual styrene/butadiene elastomers with reinforcing filler comprised of pre-hydrophobated precipitated silica and rubber reinforcing carbon black. The rubber composition may contain triglyceride vegetable oil such as soybean oil. The rubber composition is used for a tire tread.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventor: Lauren Elizabeth Brace
  • Patent number: 10486880
    Abstract: A fitment is provided and includes a top portion, a base, and a channel extending through the top portion and the base for passage of a flowable material. The base includes a pair of opposing sidewalls. The sidewalls extend around the channel. The sidewalls are joined together at opposing ends. The fitment further includes at least one sealing rib extending along the sidewalls. The sealing rib includes an ethylene/?-olefin multi-block copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Marcos P. Franca, Bruno R. Pereira, Peter J. Schulz, Scott R. Kaleyta
  • Patent number: 10470290
    Abstract: An apparatus is configured with a component having a coating comprising a material in a first phase (e.g., solid and/or liquid phase) with a transition temperature. The component is mechanically and/or electrically attached to a substrate. Exposure of the coating to a temperature that meets or exceeds the transition temperature causes the material to undergo a phase change. The phase change of the material alters the position of the component, including separation of the component from the substrate. The separation disrupts the attachment, thereby mitigating damage to the substrate and/or component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Bruce J. Chamberlin, Scott B. King, Joseph Kuczynski, David J. Russell
  • Patent number: 10160891
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesion composition comprising: a first polymer that is acrylate polymer or copolymer comprising polymerized monomers selected from the group consisting of acrylic acid, butyl acrylate, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, methyl methacrylate, octyl acrylate, styrene, vinyl acetate and combinations thereof; and b) a second polymer selected from the group consisting of ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer, oxidized polyethylene, oxidized ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, maleated polyolefin and combinations thereof; wherein the composition is water-based and adapted for pressure-sensitive adhesion to substrates. The adhesion composition may also comprise a tackifier resin selected from the group consisting of rosin ester resin, rosin acid resin, synthetic hydrocarbon resin, synthetic terpenic resin and combinations thereof. An article of manufacture comprising a support member and a pressure-sensitive adhesion layer attached thereto that comprises said pressure-sensitive adhesion composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Robert G. Dodge, Kurt Severyns
  • Patent number: 10131751
    Abstract: An additive composition comprises a wax and a nucleating agent. The nucleating agent can be dispersed in the wax. A process for producing a nucleated polymer comprises the steps of (a) providing a reactor; (b) providing an additive composition comprising a wax and a nucleating agent; (c) providing an extruder; (d) reacting in the reactor a reactant mixture comprising an olefin monomer and hydrogen to produce a polyolefin polymer; (e) collecting and recovering the polyolefin polymer produced by the reaction; (f) conveying the polyolefin polymer to the extruder; (g) conveying the additive composition to the extruder; and (g) extruding the polyolefin polymer and the additive composition to produce a nucleated polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: K. David Lake, Jr., John D. Price
  • Patent number: 10066093
    Abstract: Barrier films are prepared from a blend of two high density polyethylene blend components and a high performance organic nucleating agent. The two high density polyethylene blend components have substantially different melt indices. Large reductions in the moisture vapor transmission rate of the film are observed in the presence of the nucleating agent when the melt indices of the two blend components have a ratio of greater than 10/1. The resulting barrier films are suitable for the preparation of packaging for dry foods such as crackers and breakfast cereals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: NOVA Chemicals (International) S.A.
    Inventors: Norman Dorien Joseph Aubee, Douglas Checknita, P Scott Chisholm, Patrick Lam, Sarah Marshall, Denny Paul Sauvageau, Tony Tikuisis, Tingting Yu Chuang
  • Patent number: 9975841
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are flame retardant compounds and polymer compositions containing these flame retardant compounds. The flame retardant compounds can be derived from biological sources and can include coordinated metal ions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: MegaMatter, Inc.
    Inventors: Roopak Mitra, Haydn Mitchell, Harrison Ewan, Arlin Krigel, Philip Costanzo
  • Patent number: 9831541
    Abstract: A waveguide, printed circuit board and a method of fabricating a waveguide that includes: providing a ceramic powder and polymer binder slurry, and forming the waveguide from the slurry. The waveguide and a printed circuit that includes the waveguide are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ching Biing Yeo, Yu Gang Ma, Hisashi Masuda, Hirofumi Kawamura
  • Patent number: 9795576
    Abstract: Dosage forms provided with protective coatings in which a core comprising at least one acidic active ingredient is provided with at least one inner and one outer coating layer, where the outer layer comprises, as component A, a cationic polymer which is an emulsion polymer of N,N-diethylaminoethyl methacrylate and further monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Karl Kolter, Maximilian Angel
  • Patent number: 9725539
    Abstract: A synthetic polyisoprene latex emulsion has pre-vulcanization composition and post vulcanization composition. The pre-vulcanization composition comprises soluble sulfur with high S8 ring structure that is catalytically broken by a zinc dithiocarbamate. Surfactants present in the pre-vulcanization composition wets synthetic polyisoprene particles and permeates small sized sulfur and accelerator molecules into the interior of these particles thereby pre-vulcanizing the particles. The degree of pre-vulcanization is verified by isopropanol index test. The latex emulsion has post-vulcanization composition with accelerators that crosslink inter-particle region during post vulcanization cure cycle. The dipped synthetic polyisoprene article is substantially uniformly cured both in the inter-particle and intra-particle regions and reliably exhibits high cross link density, uniform distribution of double bonds in TEM and zinc segregation at the boundaries or original particles by electron microprobe analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Ansell Healthcare Products LLC
    Inventors: David M. Lucas, Sugarth Amarasekera, Dave Narasimhan, Adeline Ai Lin Kung
  • Patent number: 9676929
    Abstract: Process for polymerizing fluoromonomer to form an aqueous dispersion of fluoropolymer particles including: (a) providing an aqueous medium in a polymerization reactor, (b) adding nucleating additive comprising polyalkylene oxide having a number average molecular weight of about 50 to about 2000 to the aqueous medium in an amount of about 0.1 ppm to about 50 ppm based on water in the aqueous medium, (c) exposing the nucleating additive to oxidizing agent to form a dispersion of oleophilic nucleation sites in the aqueous medium; (d) pressurizing the reactor by adding fluoromonomer, and (e) adding polymerization initiator to the aqueous medium to cause the polymerizing of the fluoromonomer to form fluoropolymer particles dispersed in the aqueous medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: THE CHEMOURS COMPANY FC, LLC
    Inventors: Paul Douglas Brothers, Subhash Vishnu Gangal, Dipti Dilip Khasnis
  • Patent number: 9624374
    Abstract: The present invention provides an addition-curable silicone composition comprising: (A) a linear organopolysiloxane having silicon atom-bonded aliphatic unsaturated groups and CF3—(CF2)y—(CH2)z— groups; (B) an organopolysiloxane having silicon atom-bonded aliphatic unsaturated groups and CF3—(CF2)y—(CH2)z— groups, and having a branched structure represented by SiO4/2 and RSiO3/2; (C) an organosilicon compound having silicon atom-bonded hydrogen atoms and represented by the following general formula (1); and (D) a platinum group metal-based catalyst. There can be provided an addition-curable silicone composition that provides a cured product having low refractive index, high transparency, excellent light extraction efficiency, good rubber properties and strength properties, and no tack after curing, and in particular, has good transmittance of light with a wavelength of 400 nm at 25° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukito Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Ozai, Mitsuhiro Iwata
  • Patent number: 9617660
    Abstract: Provided herein are high performance reinforcing nanostructure additives, high throughput processes for using such additives, and composites comprising such additives. Such nanostructure additives include nanofibers, including nanofiber fragments, of various matrix materials, including metal(s) (e.g., elemental metal(s), metal alloy(s), etc.), metal oxide(s), ceramic(s), metal carbide(s), carbon (e.g., carbon nanocomposites comprising carbon matrix with metal component embedded therein), and/or combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yong Lak Joo, Nathaniel S. Hansen
  • Patent number: 9598565
    Abstract: Polymeric compositions comprising a high-density polyethylene, a crystalline polypropylene, and an olefin block composite. Optical cable components fabricated from an extrudable polymeric composition of high-density polyethylene, a crystalline polypropylene, and an olefin block composite. Optionally, the polymeric composition can further comprise a nucleating agent. The polymeric composition may also contain one or more additives. The optical fiber cable components can be selected from buffer tubes, core tubes, and slotted core tubes, among others.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Karl M. Seven, Chester J. Kmiec, Bharat I. Chaudhary, Mohamed Esseghir
  • Patent number: 9567449
    Abstract: A dispersion of a processing aid in oil is disclosed. Further, a method of forming the dispersion in accordance with methods for preparing rubber compositions is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Seisuke Tomita, Thomas J. Kennedy, III
  • Patent number: 9518174
    Abstract: A rubber compound production method including a first mixing step wherein at least one cross-linkable unsaturated-chain polymer base, silica, and a silane bonding agent in the alkoxymercaptoalkyl-silane class are mixed together; and a following mixing step wherein a curing system having at least sulphur and accelerants is added and mixed to the compound being produced. 0.2 to 5 phr of an accelerant, and 0.5 to 6 phr of a zinc salt of a fatty acid with a carbon atom number of C8 to C24 are added at the first mixing step. The accelerant is from the group of benzothiazyl-cyclohexyl-sulphenamide (CBS), benzothiazole disulphide (MBTS), N-tert-butyl-2-benzothiazylsulphenamide (TBBS), 2-mercaptobenzothiazole (MBT), zinc salts of 2-mercaptobenzothiazole (ZMBT), benzothiazyl-2-dicyclohexyl-sulphenamide (DCBS), diphenylguanidine (DPG), triphenylguanidine (TPG), diorthotolyl guanidine (DOTG), o-tolylbiguanidine (OTBG), ethylene thiourea (ETU) and their mixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Riccardo Ascione, Davide Privitera
  • Patent number: 9505913
    Abstract: A polylactic acid resin composition containing a polylactic acid resin, glass fibers having an average aspect ratio (average fiber length/average fiber diameter) of 5 or more, and a metallic pigment, wherein the glass fibers are contained in an amount of from 2 to 35 parts by mass, and the metallic pigment is contained in an amount of from 0.1 to 8 parts by mass, based on 100 parts by mass of the polylactic acid resin. Since the polylactic acid resin composition of the present invention has excellent moldability, and is capable of providing a molded article with high designability, including a transparent surface layer and an inner layer with a lamellar texture in the nashiji patterns, the polylactic acid resin composition can be suitably used in various industrial applications, such as daily sundries, household electric appliance parts, packaging materials for household electric appliance parts, and automobile parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignees: KAO CORPORATION, TOKAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoya Tsuboi, Masahiro Mori, Mari Azumi
  • Patent number: 9481782
    Abstract: Provided is a rubber composition having superior gas-barrier properties. More specifically, the rubber composition contains a layered compound and a modified butyl-based rubber having a functional group that interacts with the layered compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Aya Yanagisawa
  • Patent number: 9447257
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer compositions comprising: (1) at least one polymer selected from the groups consisting of: nylon, polyesters, copolyesters, polyethylene, polypropylene, polyamides; polystyrene, polystyrene copolymers, styrene acrylonitrile copolymers, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene copolymers, poly(methylmethacrylate), acrylic copolymers, poly(ether-imides); polyphenylene oxides or poly(phenylene oxide)/polystyrene blends, polystyrene resins; polyphenylene sulfides; polyphenylene sulfide/sulfones; poly(ester-carbonates); polycarbonates; polysulfones; polysulfone ethers; and poly(ether-ketones); or mixtures of any of the other foregoing polymers, and (2) at least one fluoroalkyl derivative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventor: Yubiao Liu
  • Patent number: 9334429
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition which does not cause the problem of use at high temperature in the mounting process of electronic device. The present invention relates to an underfill sealant composition comprising (a) a (meth)acrylic compound and (c) an isocyanuric acid having an allyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Yusuke Horiguchi, Mieko Sano, Kenichiro Sato
  • Patent number: 9321876
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing porous materials, which comprises reaction of at least one polyfunctional isocyanate with at least one polyfunctional aromatic amine in the presence of at least one catalyst and a solvent. The invention further relates to the porous materials which can be obtained in this way and the use of the porous materials as insulation material, in particular for applications in the building sector and in vacuum insulation panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Marc Fricke, Mark Elbing
  • Patent number: 9279055
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chromate-free composition, to the use thereof for corrosion protection, and to a corrosion protection coating for the inside surfaces of fuel tanks, wherein the composition comprises binding agents, hardening agents, corrosion inhibitors and quaternary ammonium compounds in a quantity of at least 0.1% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignees: Mankiewicz Gebr. & Co. GmbH & Co. KG, Airbus Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Sven Schroeder, Diana Becker, Jan Kuever, Andreas Rabenstein, Martin Kaune, Yvonne Wilke, Matthias Geistbeck, Carmen Gerlach, Ottmar Schramm, Tanja Pietzker
  • Patent number: 9221194
    Abstract: An ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer alcohol solution comprising an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer and an alcohol having a carbon number of not greater than 4 is brought into contact with an aqueous solution of at least one additive selected from a carboxylic compound, a boron compound and a phosphoric compound to replace a part or all of the alcohol with water, whereby an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer composition containing the additive is prepared. This preparation process makes it possible to efficiently replace the alcohol in the ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer alcohol solution with water, and homogeneously incorporate the thermal stabilizer in the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: THE NIPPON SYNTHETIC CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Fujimura, Yasufumi Beniya, Akio Harao, Yoshiharu Nagao, Shinji Okamoto
  • Patent number: 9200131
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a method of making a neutralized polymer composition (“NPC”) suitable for a golf ball component comprising the steps of: providing an acid copolymer composition; soaking the acid copolymer composition in an organic acid to form a soaked polymeric composition wherein substantially all of the organic acid is absorbed within the acid copolymer composition; providing a cation source in an amount sufficient to neutralize the acid copolymer and organic acid; and melt processing the soaked polymeric composition and cation source to form a neutralized polymer composition. The invention also relates to a method of making a golf ball incorporating the NPC made according to the inventive method and to the resulting golf ball.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Robert Blink, David A. Bulpett, Mark L. Binette, Rick Kuhner
  • Patent number: 9163140
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions based on polyester, titanium dioxide, and glass fibers, to the use of said compositions for producing short-period-heat-resistant products and also to a process for producing short-period-heat-resistant polyester-based products, in particular polyester-based optoelectronic products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: LANXESS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Matthias Bienmüller, Ulrich Plutowski
  • Patent number: 9074029
    Abstract: A synthetic polyisoprene latex emulsion has pre-vulcanization composition and post vulcanization composition. The pre-vulcanization composition comprises soluble sulfur with high S8 ring structure that is catalytically broken by a zinc dithiocarbamate. Surfactants present in the pre-vulcanization composition wets synthetic polyisoprene particles and permeates small sized sulfur and accelerator molecules into the interior of these particles thereby pre-vulcanizing the particles. The degree of pre-vulcanization is verified by isopropanol index test. The latex emulsion has post-vulcanization composition with accelerators that crosslink inter-particle region during post vulcanization cure cycle. The dipped synthetic polyisoprene article is substantially uniformly cured both in the inter-particle and intra-particle regions and reliably exhibits high cross link density, uniform distribution of double bonds in TEM and zinc segregation at the boundaries or original particles by electron microprobe analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: Ansell Healthcare Products LLC
    Inventors: David M. Lucas, Sugarth Amarasekera, Dave Narasimhan, Adeline Ai Lin Kung
  • Patent number: 9074027
    Abstract: A synthetic polyisoprene latex emulsion has pre-vulcanization composition and post vulcanization composition. The pre-vulcanization composition comprises soluble sulfur with high S8 ring structure that is catalytically broken by a zinc dithiocarbamate. Surfactants present in the pre-vulcanization composition wets synthetic polyisoprene particles and permeates small sized sulfur and accelerator molecules into the interior of these particles thereby pre-vulcanizing the particles. The degree of pre-vulcanization is verified by isopropanol index test. The latex emulsion has post-vulcanization composition with accelerators that crosslink inter-particle region during post vulcanization cure cycle. The dipped synthetic polyisoprene article is substantially uniformly cured both in the inter-particle and intra-particle regions and reliably exhibits high cross link density, uniform distribution of double bonds in TEM and zinc segregation at the boundaries or original particles by electron microprobe analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: Ansell Healthcare Products LLC
    Inventors: David M. Lucas, Sugarth Amarasekera, Dave Narasimhan, Adeline Ai Lin Kung
  • Patent number: 9051451
    Abstract: A rubber composition for a breaker topping can achieve balanced improvement of fuel economy, hardness, elongation at break, and adhesion. A pneumatic tire includes a breaker produced using the rubber composition. The rubber composition for a breaker topping includes a rubber component; silica; sulfur; a certain vulcanization accelerator; a compound represented by the following formula and/or a hydrate thereof; and stearic acid and/or cobalt stearate, wherein the mass ratio of the sulfur/the vulcanization accelerator and the total amount of stearic acid and cobalt stearate are set to the respective certain values, the formula being: MO3S—S—(CH2)q—S—SO3M wherein q represents an integer of 3 to 10, and Ms are the same as or different from each other, each representing lithium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium, barium, zinc, nickel, or cobalt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Tatsuya Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 9028921
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition which, when mixed with a polymer composition, allows for the formation of a continuous and cohesive film. The film is characterized in that it provides water, grease and oil resistance, provides a water vapor barrier and can used as wax replacement treatment and a top coat for flexible packaging, but also on other substrates. This film is formed at a very fast set speed without the need of thermal energy. The composition contains i) a salt of one or more of myristic, palmitic and stearic acid; and preferably also ii) a C9-C18 fatty acid complex of a metal ion, the metal ion having an oxidation state of at least 3. The invention also provides processes and coated substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: RETEC F3 TECHNOLOGIES, SEC
    Inventors: Francois Dandenault, Djamel Baghdad Daidj, Serge Berube
  • Patent number: 9018293
    Abstract: A polymer composition, stretched and unstretched articles and processes to make stretched and unstretched articles from that composition are set forth wherein the composition comprises a blend of a polyamide wherein the amino to carboxyl end group ratio of the polyamide polymer is less than 1.0 when the relative viscosity of the polyamide polymer is less than 2.0, and less than 0.30 when the relative viscosity is in the range of 2.0 to 2.3 and less than 0.20 when the relative viscosity is greater than 2.3, a crystallizable polyester and an interfacial tension reducing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: M&G USA Corporation
    Inventors: Douglas David Callander, Gianluca Ferrari, Arianna Giovannini, Maria Teresa Scrivani, Simone Ferrero