Group Iia Metal (be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba) Patents (Class 524/400)
  • Patent number: 11998870
    Abstract: A method of capturing carbon dioxide from a gaseous mixture at ambient temperature or higher, comprising obtaining a slurry of waste carbide slag obtained after the manufacturing of acetylene. Heating the slurry to a temperature of approximately 105° C. for two hours and sufficient to dry the slurry until a water content of about 20% of a dry mass of the carbide slag is achieved, thereby producing activated dried carbide slag. The method including contacting the activated dried carbide slag with a gaseous mixture containing CO2, thereby permitting the activated dried carbide slag to capture CO2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: United Arab Emirates University
    Inventors: Ashraf Aly Hassan, Amr El Dieb, Hilal El Hassan, Manisha Sukhraj Kothari
  • Patent number: 11973182
    Abstract: Disclosed are electrochemical devices, such as lithium ion battery electrodes, lithium ion conducting solid-state electrolytes, and solid-state lithium ion batteries including these electrodes and solid-state electrolytes. Also disclosed are methods for making such electrochemical devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignees: The Regents of the University of Michigan, Board of Trustees of Michigan State University
    Inventors: Jeffrey Sakamoto, Travis Thompson, Isabel N. Boona
  • Patent number: 11926729
    Abstract: Described in embodiments herein are ionomers comprising a neutralized blend of an ethylene acid copolymer, an aliphatic and a mono-functional organic acid. The blend includes from 40 wt % to 95 wt % of the ethylene acid copolymer, from 5 to 50 wt % of the aliphatic, mono-functional organic acid, based on the total weight of the blend. The ethylene acid copolymer is the polymerized reaction product of ethylene, from 1 to 25 wt % of monocarboxylic acid and from 1 to 40 wt % of alkyl acrylate, based on the total weight of the monomers present in the ethylene acid copolymer. The aliphatic, mono-functional organic acid has fewer than 36 carbon atoms. In various embodiments, at least 70 mole % of total acid units are neutralized with both a trivalent cation and either a mono- or di-valent cation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Xian Jiang
  • Patent number: 11905403
    Abstract: In the present disclosure, there are provided a vinyl alcohol-based copolymer including a first repeating unit derived from an olefin, a second repeating unit containing a hydroxyl group, and a third repeating unit containing a cyanoalkyloxy group formed by a reaction of the repeating unit containing a hydroxyl group and an unsaturated nitrile-based compound, wherein the third repeating unit is included in an amount of 2 mol % or more and less than 10 mol % with respect to 100 mol % of a total amount of the second repeating unit and the third repeating unit; a method for preparing the same; and a gas barrier film including the same. The vinyl alcohol-based copolymer has excellent moisture stability, thereby exhibiting excellent gas barrier properties even in a humid environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Moon Seok Chun, Kyung An Kwon
  • Patent number: 11816964
    Abstract: This invention relates to cellulose ester compositions cable of being calendered. The invention also relates to calendered films or sheets comprising the cellulose ester compositions and processes for calendering the cellulose compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: David Wayne Compton, Michael Eugene Donelson, James Collins Maine, Marcus David Shelby, Freddie Wayne Williams, Robert Erik Young
  • Patent number: 11705676
    Abstract: A plug configured to be at least partially inserted into a central housing of a turbocharger. The plug includes a body having a first end, a second end opposite the first end, and a threaded portion extending from the second end to a location on the body between the first end and the second end. The plug further includes a heat sink coupled to the second end, and a microchip mounted to a substrate that is coupled to the heat sink, the microchip configured to store information related to the turbocharger, wherein the microchip is at least partially submerged in coolant in the central housing when the plug is inserted into the central housing of the turbocharger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Brian C. Hogan, Thomas Jeffrey Crowell, Jon Ashley Johnson, Anurag Menon Kunnath, Martin A. Lehman, Marian Elizabeth L. Neal, Vincent John Neyens, Joseph Brock Oelze, Tryg Carl Tow, Ross Wetzel
  • Patent number: 11701864
    Abstract: A metal/resin composite structure includes: a metal member (M) having a fine uneven surface; and a polyamide-based resin member (A) bonded to the metal member (M), and the polyamide-based resin member (A) satisfies the following condition [A1] and condition [A2]: [A1] a glass transition temperature (Tg) observed by a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) is equal to or higher than 85° C. and equal to or lower than 140° C.; and [A2] a crystallization temperature (Tc) observed by a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) is equal to or higher than 250° C. and equal to or lower than 292° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Masaki Misumi, Kazuki Kimura, Kaoru Minagawa
  • Patent number: 11691392
    Abstract: An interlayer film for laminated glass of the present invention comprises a thermoplastic resin, a carboxylic acid, and an alkali (alkaline earth) metal, wherein, when a molar concentration per unit volume of the alkali (alkaline earth) metal in the interlayer film for laminated glass, measured by ICP atomic emission spectrophotometry is A (mol/m3); a molar concentration per unit volume of the carboxylic acid in the interlayer film for laminated glass, measured by GC-MS is B (mol/m3); a molar concentration per unit volume of the carboxylic acid in the interlayer film for laminated glass, measured by GC-MS after a hydrochloric acid aqueous solution is added to the interlayer film for laminated glass to be left at 23° C. for 12 hours is Y; and a molar concentration per unit volume of the carboxylic acid, obtained by subtracting the molar concentration B from the concentration Y is D (mol/m3), the molar concentration A is more than 0.35 mol/m3 and less than 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuusuke Oota, Atsushi Nohara, Daisuke Nakajima
  • Patent number: 11661812
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and apparatuses of the present disclosure generally relate to dissolvable plugs for separating fluids in a wellbore. A dissolvable plug includes a first end comprising a first fluid barrier. The first fluid barrier includes a polymer film. The dissolvable plug also includes a second end opposite to the first end. The second end comprises a second fluid barrier. The second fluid barrier comprises a polymer film. The dissolvable plug includes a solid structure made of a sand and salt mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel Jason Lewis, Paul Joseph Jones, Lonnie Carl Helms
  • Patent number: 11643553
    Abstract: A silicone resin composition includes a silicone resin and a ceria-zirconia solid solution, with the solid solution being contained in a range of 0.01 to 2 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the silicone resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2023
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Masafumi Kuramoto, Katsuyuki Tsunano, Takuma Arikawa
  • Patent number: 11613638
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a build material for 3D printing. The build material comprises polymeric particles comprising polypropylene and at least one elastomer. The polymeric particles comprise a surface-active coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Laurent Herschke, Maria del Carmen Querol Esparch
  • Patent number: 11345799
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides formulation. The formulation contains a high density polyethylene composition containing (i) a high molecular weight component including an ethylene/a-olefin copolymer, the high molecular weight component having a density from 0.924 to 0.930 g/cc and a high load melt index (121) from 0.3 to 0.9 g/10 min; and (ii) a low molecular weight component including an ethylene-based polymer selected from the group consisting of an ethylene homopolymer and an ethylene/a-olefin copolymer. The high density polyethylene composition has (a) a density from 0.950 to 0.956 g/cc; (b) a high load melt index (121) from 15 to 28 g/10 min; (c) an 121/12 of at least 85; (d) a notched constant tensile load failure time at 35% yield stress of greater than 90 hours; and (e) an environmental stress crack resistance (ESCR) F0 value, according to ASTM D1693—condition B (100% IGEPAL), of greater than 2,000 hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Stephanie M. Whited, Siddharth Ram Athreya, Mridula Kapur, Alexander Stolarz, Adriana Velasquez
  • Patent number: 11230638
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a heterophasic polypropylene composition of high transparency based on excellent compatibility of the propylene 1-hexene random copolymer used as matrix with different types of external modifiers dispersed within the matrix. The present invention is further directed to a process for producing such a polypropylene composition and to a film, in particular a cast film, obtained from such a polypropylene composition. The polypropylene composition comprising a blend of a propylene copolymer comprising 2.5 to 12.0 wt % of 1-hexene as a comonomer, and having a melt flow rate MFR2 of 0.1 to 100 g/10 min, and an ethylene homo- or copolymer having a melt flow rate MFR2 of 0.05 to 30.0 g/10 min and a density of 850 to 920 kg/m3, wherein the melt flow rate MFR2 of the polypropylene composition is from 1.0 to 12.0 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Markus Gahleitner, Jingbo Wang, Klaus Bernreitner, Pauli Leskinen, Cornelia Tranninger
  • Patent number: 11174387
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition comprising polyphenylene sulphide (PPS), polyamide 6 (PA6), reinforcing agents, wherein the weight ratio of PPS/PA6 is at least 2, with the proviso that the composition does not comprise an elastomer or comprises an elastomer in an amount not exceeding 1 wt. %. The present invention also relates to articles incorporating the polymer composition and the use of polyamide 6 (PA6) as a heat-aging stabilizer in a polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC
    Inventors: Stéphane Jeol, Christopher Ward, Vito Leo
  • Patent number: 10920070
    Abstract: A composition includes specific amounts of a poly(alkylene terephthalate) and an epoxy compound having a weight average molecular weight of at least (500) daltons, and an epoxy equivalent weight of at least (400) grams per equivalent. The composition exhibits high melt flow, and articles molded from the composition exhibit reduced high-temperature outgassing compared to corresponding compounds without the epoxy compound. The composition is suitable for molding directly metallizable reflectors and bezels for automotive headlights.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Kayoko Onda, Kazuhiko Mitsui
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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