Group Iia Metal (be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba) Patents (Class 524/400)
  • Patent number: 10336885
    Abstract: Provided are: an EVOH resin composition which can exhibit excellent gas-barrier performance after being subjected to a hot water treatment and rarely generates blisters even when being placed under a high-temperature and high-humidity condition; and a multilayered structure including a layer of the resin composition as a gas-barrier layer. A hydrate-formable alkaline earth metal salt having a specific water absorption property, particularly completely or partially dehydrated alkaline earth metal salt of acid, or a mixture thereof. The acid is selected from the group consisting of lactic acid, silicic acid, phosphoric acid, and citric acid. The partially dehydrated alkaline earth metal salt of the salt has a water content of 50 wt % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shouichi Kani
  • Patent number: 9718903
    Abstract: Polymer articles and processes of forming polymer articles are described herein. The processes generally include providing a propylene based polymer formed from a metallocene catalyst and melt processing the propylene based polymer to form a polymer article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Mahesh Patkar, Michael Musgrave, Jerome Thierry-Mieg, Luyi Sun, Likuo Sun
  • Patent number: 9469783
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a crosslinkable silicone elastomer composition and a method using the composition according to the invention for forming sealing gaskets and assembly seals for the components of a powertrain. The silicone elastomers prepared from the composition according to the invention have:—good mechanical strength properties such as shore hardness, breaking strength, modulus at 100% elongation and—good resistance to ageing in chemically aggressive fluids such as those used, for example, in a powertrain, in this case engine oils, lubricants for the gearbox and axle, oil/petrol mixtures, coolant liquids, fuels or antifreeze liquids, and—good adhesion properties even on surfaces polluted by oils used in a powertrain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: BLUESTAR SILICONES FRANCE SAS
    Inventors: Tania Ireland, Romain Sicre
  • Patent number: 9416265
    Abstract: A method for forming a composition comprising a propylene-based polymer and a co-agent is provided. The method comprises introducing a propylene-based polymer to an extruder and introducing the co-agent to the extruder at a position within the extruder where the temperature is from 23° C. to 125° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Sunny Jacob, Michael J. Goncy, Peter D. Hartwell, Bruce R. Lundmark
  • Patent number: 9353199
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball excellent in a shot feeling and resilience. The present invention provides a golf ball resin composition comprising (A) at least one resin component selected from the group consisting of (a-1) a binary copolymer composed of an olefin and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms, (a-2) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of the binary copolymer, (a-3) a ternary copolymer composed of the binary copolymer components and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester, and (a-4) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of the ternary copolymer components; and (B) a basic metal salt of a fatty acid, and having a spin-lattice relaxation time (T1) of 13C nucleus of 5.56 seconds or shorter measured by a High resolution solid state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Shiga, Ryo Murakami, Takahiro Shigemitsu
  • Patent number: 9346898
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball resin composition excellent in shot feeling and resilience. The golf ball resin composition includes (A) at least one resin component selected from the group consisting of (a-1) a binary copolymer composed of an olefin and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms, (a-2) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of the binary copolymer components, (a-3) a ternary copolymer composed of the binary copolymer components and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester, and (a-4) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of the ternary copolymer components; and (B) a basic metal salt of a fatty acid, and having a storage modulus E? (Pa) and a loss modulus E? (Pa) satisfying a following expression; log(E?/E?2)??5.84 when measured in a tensile mode using a dynamic viscoelasticity measuring apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Shiga, Ryo Murakami, Takahiro Shigemitsu
  • Patent number: 9345933
    Abstract: A multi-piece golf ball excellent in resilience and controllability includes a core composed of a center and an envelope layer covering the center and at least one cover covering the core, wherein the center is formed from a center composition containing (A) at least one resin component selected from the group consisting of (a-1) a binary copolymer composed of an olefin and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms, (a-2) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of the binary copolymer, (a-3) a ternary copolymer composed of the binary copolymer components and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester, and (a-4) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of the ternary copolymer components and (B) a basic metal salt of a fatty acid, and wherein the envelope layer is formed from a rubber composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Takahiro Shigemitsu
  • Patent number: 9345932
    Abstract: A multi-piece golf ball includes a core composed of a center, an envelope layer and at least one cover. The center is formed from a composition containing at least one resin component and a basic metal salt of a fatty acid. The resin component is selected from a binary copolymer composed of an olefin and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid, an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of a binary copolymer composed of an olefin and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid, a ternary copolymer composed of an olefin, an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester, and an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of a ternary copolymer composed of an olefin, an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester. The envelope layer is formed from a composition containing a thermoplastic resin and/or a thermoplastic elastomer as a resin component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Takahiro Shigemitsu
  • Patent number: 9221927
    Abstract: A golf ball resin composition that is excellent in resilience includes (A) at least one resin component selected from the group consisting of (a-1) a binary copolymer composed of an olefin and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms, (a-2) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of a binary copolymer composed of an olefin and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms, (a-3) a ternary copolymer composed of an olefin, an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester, and (a-4) an ionomer resin consisting of a metal ion-neutralized product of a ternary copolymer composed of an olefin, an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms and an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester, and (B) a basic metal salt of a fatty acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Takahiro Shigemitsu
  • Patent number: 9199131
    Abstract: A golf ball comprising: an inner core having a compression of less than about 60, wherein the inner core comprises a highly neutralized thermoplastic ionomer; at least one intermediate layer surrounding the inner core, having a hardness of at least about 55 Shore D, a specific gravity and a flexural modulus such that each of the hardness, specific gravity and flexural modulus of the intermediate layer is greater than a hardness, a specific gravity, and a flexural modulus of the inner core; and a cover surrounding the at least one intermediate layer, having a flexural modulus and a Shore D hardness that are greater than a flexural modulus and a hardness of the inner core, and a Shore D hardness of the cover is at least 60.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Michael J. Sullivan, Derek A. Ladd, Edmund A. Hebert
  • Patent number: 9084916
    Abstract: A golf ball including a core; an inner cover layer formed from a thermoplastic composition and having a thickness of about 0.005 inches to 0.40 inches and a surface hardness of about 60 Shore D or greater; and an outer cover layer formed from a thermoset material and having a thickness of about 0.01 inches to 0.05 inches and a surface hardness of about 60 Shore D or less. The thermoplastic composition has a first melt flow index at 280° C. under a 10-kg load of less than about 35 g/10 min and a second melt flow index at 265° C. under a 5-kg load of less than about 10 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: David A. Bulpett, Robert Blink, Mark L. Binette, Brian Comeau, Michael J. Sullivan
  • Patent number: 9062178
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball resin composition excellent in resilience. Another object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball excellent in a shot feeling and resilience. The present invention provides a golf ball resin composition having the spin-lattice relaxation time (T1) of 13C nucleus measured by a High resolution solid state carbon nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) method of 7.3 seconds or shorter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: DUNLOP SPORTS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Shiga, Ryo Murakami, Hideaki Kimura, Tomoka Kitago, Takahiro Shigemitsu
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20150119168
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball traveling a great flight distance on driver shots and a golf ball resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Hidetaka INOUE, Toshiyuki TARAO, Kuniyasu HORIUCHI, Kazumi KODAMA, Keiichi HATTORI, Kotaro RYUO
  • Publication number: 20150112005
    Abstract: Improved reaction processes comprise reacting a mixture to form a product comprising a metal alkyl, metal oxide, or mixture thereof and then passing said product to a post-reactor heat exchanger. The improvement comprises one or more of the following: (1) reacting said metal alkyl compound with an acid to produce a soluble metal ester; or (2) adding an ionic surfactant; or (3) adding a mixture comprising an antioxidant to the product under conditions sufficient to avoid formation of significant amounts of insoluble metal or metal compounds derived from said metal alkyl compound; or (4) purging said post-reactor heat exchanger with an inert gas under conditions to remove metal oxide from the post-reactor heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2014
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Anthony J. Castelluccio, Jeffrey J. Dean, Alec Y. Wang, Lindsey A. Clark, Pradeep Jain, Roger L. Kuhlman, Angela N. Taha, Larry S. Green, Gary R. Marchand, Sean W. Ewart, Jeffrey A. Sims, Chris E. Blaschke, Brandon Fails
  • Patent number: 9005766
    Abstract: The invention provides a biaxially-oriented polyester film that comprises a biaxially oriented polyethylene terephthalate film and contains 9000 ppm or less of ethylene terephthalate cyclic trimer, has a molten specific resistance of within 1.0×108?·cm, and at least one surface of the film has a surface resistivity of 13 log ? or less under a relative humidity of 65 %. The invention also provides a wrap-around label for a container produced from the film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hideki Ito, Masakazu Iwasaki
  • Publication number: 20150099840
    Abstract: A molded article made from and/or containing a polymeric composition made from and/or containing a high melt flow rate polypropylene homopolymer composition, a compatibilizer, a polyethylene-based elastomer, and talc is provided. An automobile part, including bumper facias, body side-molding, instrumental panels, side pillars, and door trims, with improved coefficients of linear thermal expansion is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Applicant: Equistar Chemicals, LP
    Inventors: Todd A. Glogovsky, Brent Mrozinski
  • Publication number: 20150086738
    Abstract: A moulding composition, comprising at least 40 wt. % of the following components: a) 60 to 99 parts by wt. of a partially aromatic copolyamide which comprises as polymerized monomer units: I. 30 to 90 mol % of a combination of hexamethylenediamine and terephthalic acid; and II. 70 to 10 mol % of a lactam and/or of an ?-aminocarboxylic acid with 11 or 12 C atoms; and b) 40 to 1 parts by wt. of an olefinic copolymer comprising as polymerized monomer units: i) 35 to 94.9 wt. % of ethene-based monomer units, ii) 5 to 65 wt. % of monomer units based on a 1-alkene with 4 to 8 C atoms, iii) 0 to 10 wt. % of monomer units based on an olefin different from i) and ii), and iv) 0.1 to 2.5 wt. % of monomer units based on an aliphatically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid anhydride, wherein a sum of the weight % values of i), ii), iii) and iv) is 100%, and the sum of the parts by wt. of a) and b) is 100; which can is processed into moulded articles with improved thermal aging resistance is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Applicant: Evonik Industries AG
    Inventors: Jasmin NITSCHE, Harald Haeger, Sebastian Geerkens, Franz-Erich Baumann, Reinhard Beuth
  • Patent number: 8969457
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a curable composition, which comprises a) at least one radiation-curable resin, b) at least one specific anti-oxidant and c) at least one photoinitiator salt. The invention further relates to a cured product made from the curable composition. The curable compositions and/or the cured products thereof are particularly suitable as laminating adhesives, sealants, and/or encapsulants for electronic or optoelectronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventor: David Briers
  • Publication number: 20150051131
    Abstract: Automotive transmission fluid compositions are provided having improved power transmission properties through the presence therein of certain defined additives, which increase the fuel efficiency of the vehicle during operation. The invention further provides a process for the manufacture of such transmission fluid compositions, a method of improving the energy efficiency of a transmission, and an additive concentrate for a transmission fluid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Applicant: INFINEUM INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
    Inventors: Hahn Soo Kim, Joseph R. Noles, JR., Raymond F. Watts
  • Patent number: 8940826
    Abstract: Described are polymer compositions that include lattices (e.g., polymer emulsions or suspensions in an aqueous phase) and that contain a gloss reducing agent and that are useful in various finish compositions such as in floor care compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
    Inventor: James H. Gaston
  • Publication number: 20150011682
    Abstract: Lime-free admixture compositions comprise a combination of emulsifiers, toughening resins/plasticizers, adhesive resins, pumping aids for providing lubrication, rheology controllers, water retention agents, water repellents/overcoat finishes, accelerators, water reducers and air entraining agents. The lime-free admixture compositions are total replacements for lime. The lime-free admixture compositions are non-corrosive, making them safe to use by workers and they have rheological properties that make them suitable for use in various applications including concrete, mortars, grouts and stuccos (renders).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2014
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Inventor: Van Dyke Garner
  • Patent number: 8927632
    Abstract: A polylactic acid based film includes a composition containing a polylactic acid based resin (A), a thermoplastic resin other than polylactic acid based resin (B), and a compound treated with a surface treatment agent as filler (C), the polylactic acid based resin containing a crystalline polylactic acid based resin and an amorphous polylactic acid based resin, and resin (A) accounting for 10 to 95 mass % and resin (B) accounting for 5 to 90 mass % of a combined total of 100 mass % of resin (A) and resin (B), and filler (C) accounting for 10 to 400 parts by mass per a combined total of 100 parts by mass of resin (A) and resin (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Gouhei Yamamura, Jun Sakamoto, Masanori Sueoka, Masayuki Hirota
  • Patent number: 8927622
    Abstract: The present application is generally directed to novel compositions and methods used to produce a biodegradable, starch-based, water-resistant article of manufacture. The teachings include a composition comprising a biodegradable fiber component in an amount ranging from about 5% to about 40% on a dry weight basis, starch component in an amount ranging from about 40% to about 94.5% on a dry weight basis, and an additive component in an amount ranging from more than 0% to about 15% on a dry weight basis. The additive component can comprise an epoxidized vegetable oil, a hydrogenated triglyceride, poly(vinyl acetate), poly(vinyl acetate-ethylene) copolymer, poly(ethylene-vinyl acetate) copolymer, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Chamness Biodegradables, LLC
    Inventors: Drew V. Speer, Ronald L. Cotterman, Dwight W. Schwark, David A. Dellinger
  • Patent number: 8920927
    Abstract: Resin particles which are excellent in electrostatic property, thermal storage stability and thermal properties, and have evenness of particle diameter are to be provided. The resin particles are core-shell resin particles (C2) each comprising one or more film-like shell layers (P) comprising a first resin (a) and a core layer (Q) comprising a second resin (b). Core-shell type resin particles (C2) each comprising a film-like shell layer (P) in one or more layer structure comprising a first resin (a) and a core layer (Q) in one layer structure comprising a second resin (b), wherein the weight ratio of (P) and (Q) is in a range of (0.1:99.9) to (70:30), the content of volatile components of (C2) is 2% by weight or lower, and (a) has an initial softening temperature of 40 to 270° C., a glass transition temperature of 20 to 250° C., a flow temperature of 60 to 300° C., and the difference of the glass transition temperature and the flow temperature in a range of 0 to 120° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd
    Inventors: Takao Mukai, Tsuyoshi Izumi, Natsuki Nakamichi
  • Publication number: 20140357775
    Abstract: A thermoplastic elastomer composition containing a (meth)acrylic elastomer (component A), a thermoplastic resin having a melting point of from 180° to 350° C., and having a functional group reactive with an epoxy group (component B), and a vinyl copolymer having a solubility in tetrahydrofuran and having two or more epoxy groups in one molecule, on average (component C), wherein proportions of each of the components are: 40 to 95 parts by weight of the (meth)acrylic elastomer (component A), 5 to 60 parts by weight of the thermoplastic resin (component B), and 0.1 to 30 parts by weight of the vinyl copolymer (component C), a total of the (meth)acrylic elastomer (component A) and the thermoplastic resin (component B) being 100 parts by weight, wherein the component C is constituted by monomer units containing 50% by weight or more of monomer units (monomer unit c1) of which SP value is from 17.5 to 25.0, and wherein a flow beginning temperature is from 180° to 350° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: ARONKASEI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Madoka Furuta
  • Patent number: 8889775
    Abstract: Compositions comprising a polymer resin comprising at least one copolymer with hydrolysable groups, a water-generating metal salt hydrate, and a catalyst that comprises a metal atom and at least two ligands taken from the set alkyloxy and carboxylate are used to form articles that moisture-cure through in-situ generation of water via dehydration of the metal hydrate. The compositions are melt mixed to promote the dehydration and start the cure process during the mixing step. The curing compositions are formed and allowed to harden.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Eric P. Wasserman, Bharat I. Chaudhary, Michael B. Biscoglio
  • Patent number: 8865816
    Abstract: Formaldehyde-free binder compositions are described. The binder compositions may include a polycarboxy compound, and an organic crosslinking agent, and a polyvalent metal compound. The compositions may also optionally include a cure catalyst. In addition, composite materials are described. The composite materials may include a mat of fibers and a binder composition. The binder composition may include a polycarboxy compound, an organic crosslinking agent, and a polyvalent metal compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Johns Manville
    Inventor: Mingfu Zhang
  • Publication number: 20140303293
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a heat-resistant polyamide composition and application thereof. The composition comprises the following components in percentage by weight: 40% to 90% of heat-resistant polyamide resin, 5% to 35% of mineral fiber A, 0 to 35% of mineral filler B, 0.1% to I% of light stabilizer, 0.1% to 1% of flow modifier and 0.1% to 1% of antioxidant. In the present invention, heat-resistant polyamide resin with the ratio of amine-terminated group and carboxyl-terminated group between 0.1 and 0.8 is selected to be matched with deformed glass fibers with an aspect ratio of 2 to 6, the mineral filler B and the flow modifier to obtain the heat-resistant polyamide composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicants: SHANGHAI KINGFA TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD., KINGFA SCI & TECH CO LTD.
    Inventors: Qingfeng Yi, Sujun Jiang, Jiehong Mai, Zhingqiang Jiang, Jieming Long, Xia Yan, Kaijun Ning, Tongmin Cai
  • Patent number: 8846794
    Abstract: The present invention provides a golf ball which includes (I) a first member composed of a material molded under heat from a rubber composition of (a) a base rubber composed primarily of a mixture of at least 60 wt % of a polybutadiene having a stress relaxation time (T80), as defined below, of less than 4 seconds and up to 40 wt % of a polybutadiene having a stress relaxation time (T80) of at least 4 seconds, (b) an unsaturated carboxylic acid and/or a metal salt thereof, and (c) an organic peroxide; and (II) a second member composed of a specific, highly-neutralized, resin composition. The golf ball of the invention, by being thus constituted, has an excellent resilience for the ball as a whole, a good, soft, feel on impact, and imparts an excellent spin performance, thereby enabling an increased distance to be achieved. In addition, it has a high manufacturability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Shindo, Kae Iizuka
  • Patent number: 8841372
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a silicone composition cross-linkable into elastomer, and to a method which uses the composition of the invention to form joints for sealing and assembling the components of a power train. The silicone elastomers prepared from the composition according to the invention have the following properties: good resistance to aging in chemically aggressive fluids, such as those used for example in a power train, in this case motor oils, gearbox and axle lubricants, oil/gasoline mixtures, coolants, and fuels or antifreeze liquids; good adhesive properties including on surfaces soiled with oils used in power trains; and good mechanical strength properties, such as tensile strength, modulus at 100% elongation, and Shore hardness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Bluestar Silicones France SAS
    Inventor: Tania Ireland
  • Patent number: 8841371
    Abstract: Provided is a vinyl chloride resin composition having superior heat resistance, colorability and processability without using a heavy metal stabilizer such as lead. The present invention relates to a vinyl chloride resin composition which comprises, in addition to a vinyl chloride resin, (a) an organic acid calcium salt, (b) an organic acid zinc salt, (c) an organic acid potassium salt and (d) a polymer of alkyl ester of C4 to C10 acrylic acid or methacrylic acid, the polymer having a number average molecular weight of 1,000 to 4,000. Further, the present invention relates to a vinyl chloride resin composition which comprises, with respect to 100 parts by mass of the vinyl chloride resin, 0.01 to 5 parts by mass of the aforementioned component (a), 0.01 to 5 parts by mass of the aforementioned component (b), 0.001 to 1 parts by mass of the aforementioned component (c) and 0.05 to 10 parts by mass of the aforementioned component (d).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Adeka Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nishimura, Kiyotatsu Iwanami, Kazumasa Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20140256864
    Abstract: There is provided a polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) resin composition, comprising: 5 to 50 parts by weight of a polyamide resin (b) and 50 to 250 parts by weight of a metal hydroxide (c) relative to 100 parts by weight of a polyphenylene sulfide resin (a), wherein the metal hydroxide is dispersed in the composition at an average secondary particle diameter equal to or less than 5 ?m. The PPS resin composition may provide excellent tracking resistance without significantly damaging various intrinsic properties of a PPS resin, such as excellent mechanical strength and low gas generation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Isago, Kei Saitoh, Hideki Matsumoto, Yoshiomi Horiguchi, Atsushi Ishio
  • Publication number: 20140234621
    Abstract: Provided is a flame retardant resin composition including a base resin, calcium carbonate particles that are incorporated at a proportion of 10 parts by mass or more relative to 100 parts by mass of the base resin, a silicone-based compound that is incorporated at a proportion of more than 1 part by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the base resin, and a fatty acid-containing compound that is incorporated at a proportion of more than 3 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the base resin. The average particle size of the calcium carbonate particles is 0.7 ?m or larger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: FUJIKURA LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki IWATA, Tomohisa WATANABE, Kazuya HOSHINO
  • Patent number: 8809416
    Abstract: The invention relates to a waterborne coating composition comprising between 10 and 50% by weight of a water-dispersible and hydrophobic polyester resin, between 50 and 90% by weight of a metal salt of a fatty acid (with the amounts being based on the total solids content in the waterborne coating composition), and a base in an amount of between 70% and 130% of the number of carboxylic acid groups in the resin. It furthermore relates to a process for the preparation of said waterborne coating composition, and to its use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventors: Ernst Schoenleitner, Berry Schoenaker, Danny Elwood Smith
  • Patent number: 8796365
    Abstract: The invention relates to thermoplastic molding compositions comprising (A) from 34 to 99.99% by weight of at least one thermoplastic polymer selected from (i) polyarylene ethers, (ii) polyetherimides, (iii) polyarylene sulfides, and (iv) polycarbonates with glass transition temperature of at least 145° C., or else copolymers of the abovementioned polymers (i) to (iv), (B) from 0.01 to 10% by weight of at least one organic black pigment which is transparent in the range from 1000 nm to 1600 nm and which has thermal stability up to at least 300° C. to DIN EN 12877-1, (C) from 0 to 6% by weight of at least one mold-release agent selected from fatty acids, or from esters and amides, (D) from 0 to 50% by weight of one or more additives, where the total of the % by weight figures from (A), (B), (C) and (D) gives 100% by weight. The invention further relates to a process for preparation of the thermoplastic molding compositions, and to the moldings obtainable therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Christian Maletzko, Rüdiger Bluhm, Bernd Trotte, Gunter Scherer, Arno Bohm
  • Publication number: 20140206806
    Abstract: Disclosed are a polyolefin-based resin composition having excellent scratch resistance and low glossiness, a preparation method thereof, and automobile interior and exterior materials fabricated therefrom. The polyolefin-based resin composition comprises about 56 to 97% by weight of a polypropylene block copolymer resin, about 1 to 9% by weight of a thermoplastic elastomer rubber, about 1 to 30% by weight of an inorganic filler, and about 1 to 5% by weight of a fluoroacrylamide-based copolymer based on a total weight of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Inventors: Hak-Soo Kim, Kyeong-Hoon Jang, Dae-Sik Kim, Jung-Gyun Noh, Han-Ki Lee, Sung-Min Cho, Kyung-Hoon Kim, Byung-Kook Nam
  • Patent number: 8779045
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer composition comprises a thermoplastic polymer and a nucleating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Darin L. Dotson, Robbie Willem Johan M. Hanssen, Jiannong Xu
  • Patent number: 8778447
    Abstract: A hybrid composition includes poly-4-vinylphenol; a sodium compound; an aluminum compound; and a cross-linking agent effective to accelerate a cross-linking reaction of the ploy-4-vinylphenol, wherein, based on total weight of the poly-4-vinylphenol, the sodium compound and the aluminum compound, content of the poly-4-vinylphenol is 69 wt % to 99.89 wt %, content of the sodium compound is 0.01 wt % to 1 wt %, and content of the aluminum compound is 0.1 wt % to 30 wt %, and wherein content of the cross-linking agent ranges from 10 wt % to 30 wt % in an organic composition including the poly-4-vinylphenol and the cross-linking agent. A hybrid insulation layer that is dielectric and includes cross-linked poly-4-vinyl phenol is provided from the foregoing hybrid organic-inorganic composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
    Inventors: Jiyoung Oh, SangChul Lim
  • Publication number: 20140179846
    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: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2013
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: MILLIKEN & COMPANY
    Inventors: K. David Lake, Jr., John D. Price
  • Patent number: 8759432
    Abstract: The present invention has its object to provide a rubber composition for a tread which can prevent reversion and can also achieve environmental performance (excellent rolling resistance, response to depletion of oil resources, attention to CO2 emission), wet grip performance, dry grip performance, handling stability, and durability (abrasion resistance, crack resistance) in a well-balanced manner. The present invention also aims to provide a pneumatic tire using the rubber composition for the tread thereof. The rubber composition for a tread includes a rubber component containing 35% by mass or more of an epoxidized natural rubber; and a white filler, wherein a total sulfur content is less than 1.75% by mass, and a crosslink density is 7.0×10?5 mol/cm3 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takayuki Hattori, Ai Matsuura, Hiroshi Ito, Jun Okamoto, Takao Wada
  • Publication number: 20140171571
    Abstract: The present invention is to provide a magnesium sulfate-based desiccant comprising powder composed of coated particles that contain a particle of magnesium sulfate represented by the chemical formula MgSO4.nH2O (0?n?3) and a coating layer on the surface of the particle, wherein: (1) the coating layer contains a coating material that is at least one of carboxylic acids and salts thereof; (2) the powder has an average particle diameter of 5 ?m or less; and (3) a contact angle of water relative to the face formed with the powder is 20 degrees or more, and to a method for producing the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: TOMITA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhito Kayama, Koh Konishi, Masahiro Hitomi, Minoru Kometani, Masashi Konishi, Ariumi Kawamoto
  • Publication number: 20140171573
    Abstract: The present invention relates to heat-aging resistant polyamide molding materials based on partially crystalline, partially aromatic polyamides as well as to moldings manufactured therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Inventors: Andreas BAYER, Nikolai LAMBERTS, Botho HOFFMANN, Manfred HEWEL, Oliver THOMAS
  • Publication number: 20140158316
    Abstract: Compositions that can be used in a paper material, which may include an anionic polymer, a polyamidoamine epihalohydrin resin, and a stabilizer, are disclosed. Methods for adding the compositions to a paper material are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Inventors: Yuping Luo, Scott Rosencrance
  • Publication number: 20140147666
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a film for molding which comprises a cyclic olefin polymer in an amount of 50% by mass to 100% by mass with respect to the total amount of the film and has a storage elastic modulus at 75° C. of 1,000 MPa to 3,000 MPa and a storage elastic modulus at 120° C. of not greater than 100 MPa. By the present invention, a film for molding which exhibits excellent dimensional stability during processing such as coating, lamination, printing and vapor deposition and is thus suitably used in molding transfer foil applications is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC
    Inventors: Mitsutaka Sakamoto, Isao Manabe, Kozo Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8735479
    Abstract: To provide a fluorinated elastic copolymer composition, and a cross-linked rubber member obtained by crosslinking the fluorinated elastic copolymer composition, which is excellent in hot water resistance and steam resistance under severe conditions. A fluorinated elastic copolymer composition, which comprises a fluorinated elastic copolymer and a compound represented by the following formula (1) wherein the compound represented by the following formula (1) is contained in an amount of from 0.1 to 10 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the fluorinated elastic copolymer: (RCOO?)nMn+??(1) (wherein R is a C10-30 organic group, n is an integer of 2 or 3, and M is an alkaline earth metal, Zn, Cd, Co, Sn, Cu, Pb, Ni or Al).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Masahide Yodogawa, Masayuki Saito, Mitsuru Seki
  • Patent number: 8715797
    Abstract: Hot-melt pressure-sensitive adhesive (HMPSA) composition is disclosed comprising: a) 25 to 50% of a blend of SBS and SB styrene block copolymers; b) 45 to 75% of compatible tackifying resins having a softening temperature of between 80 to 150° C.; and c) 0.5 to 5.5% of fatty acids, the hydrocarbon chain of which comprises 10 to 22 carbon atoms. Also disclosed are a multilayer system comprising an HMPSA layer, a printable support layer and an adjacent protective layer. A self-adhesive label and process for recycling a labeled article with debonding of said label by immersing the article in a hot basic aqueous solution are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Bostik S.A.
    Inventors: Stéphane André Fouquay, David Goubard
  • Publication number: 20140107258
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of processing thermoplastic polymers, particularly the present invention relates to a process for manufacturing compacted material suitable for the use in thermoplastic polymers without a compounding step, comprising the steps of a) providing at least one primary powder material; b) providing at least one molten surface treatment polymer; c) simultaneously or subsequently feeding the at least one primary powder material and the at least one molten surface treatment polymer into the high speed mixer unit of a cylindrical treatment chamber; d) mixing the at least one primary powder material and the at least one molten surface treatment polymer in the high speed mixer, e) transferring the mixed material obtained from step d) to a cooling unit, as well as the compacted material obtained by this process and its use in thermoplastic polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Inventors: Ernst Ammann, Michael Knerr, Peter Haldemann, Emil Hersche
  • Publication number: 20140087082
    Abstract: Room temperature vulcanisable (RTV) silicone compositions which are storage stable, have good freeze/thaw characteristics in the absence of polar solvents and which cure to a low modulus silicone elastomer and a process for making same. The composition contains (i) 100 parts by weight of a hydroxyl endblocked polydiorganosiloxane having a viscosity at 25° C., of from 5 to 100 Pa·s (ii) one or more fillers, optionally treated to be rendered hydrophobic, (iii) from 2.5 to 10 parts by weight of methylvinyldi(N-ethylacetamido)silane, (iv) from 1 to 6 parts by weight of an aminoxysilicon compound having from 1 to 100 silicon atoms per molecule and from 3 to 10 aminoxy groups per molecule. The composition no i.e. zero (0) parts of a polar solvent selected from, N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF), acetonitrile and N-n-butylacetamide and does not visibly partially crystallize when stored at a temperature of 5° C. or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen Altum, Aaron J. Seitz
  • Publication number: 20140080953
    Abstract: Flexible highly filled polyolefin compositions with improved balance of properties particularly for applications where softness and ductility at low temperature is requested comprising a soft heterophasic polyolefin composition the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. of said polyolefin composition having IVgpc lower than 2.5 dl/g. Mw/Mn (GPC) equal to or higher than 4. Mz/Mw (GPC) equal to or higher than 2.5. Said polyolefin composition further comprising an inorganic filler (II) selected from flame-retardant inorganic fillers and inorganic oxides or salts and a further elastomeric polymer or polymer composition component (c) having flexural modulus (ISO 178) lower than 60 MPa, Shore A (ISO 868) lower than 90 and Tg (DMTA) lower than ?20° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2012
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paolo Goberti, Giampaolo Pellegatti, Luca Lunghi