Solid Polymer Derived From Unsaturated Hydrocarbon Monomer Patents (Class 524/427)
  • Patent number: 10703137
    Abstract: A heavy duty pneumatic tire comprises an innerliner including a laminated first liner and second liner; a thickness of the first liner being 1.2 to 1.9 mm; a thickness of the second liner being 1.2 to 1.6 mm; a total thickness of the first and second liners being 2.4 to 3.4 mm; the first and second liners being made of rubber compositions 1 and 2; rubber composition 1 containing 5 to 50 parts by weight of a plate-like inorganic filler having a particle size of 4.9 to 7.5 ?m and an aspect ratio of 3.0 to 7.0 per 100 parts by weight of a diene rubber containing 50 to 100 wt. % of butyl rubber; and rubber composition 2 containing 0.05 to 0.5 parts by weight of an organic metal salt as metal content per 100 parts by weight of a diene rubber containing at least 50 wt. % of natural rubber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventor: Fumitoshi Noguchi
  • Patent number: 10442949
    Abstract: A composition for an electric wire coating material that has excellent damage resistance, low-temperature flexibility, tear resistance, and thermal stability, and an insulated electric wire in which this composition is used. The composition for an electric wire coating material containing polyvinyl chloride contains a plasticizer in an amount of 15 to 30 parts by mass and one or more ethylene-based copolymers selected from ethylene-vinyl ester copolymers and ethylene-?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester copolymers in an amount of 0.1 to 10 parts by mass, with respect to 100 parts by mass of the polyvinyl chloride. An insulated electric wire is obtained by coating an outer circumference of a conductor with an insulating coating layer, with this composition for an electric wire coating material used in an electric wire coating material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Toyoki Furukawa, Hiroaki Kojima
  • Patent number: 10087315
    Abstract: A polymeric composition suitable for blown film applications comprising a) 80 to 99.5 percent by weight of a continuous polymeric phase comprising a polyolefin, and b) 0.5 to 20 percent by weight of polymeric particles having i) an average particle diameter of 0.85 to 20 ?m; ii) a refractive index from 1.46 to 1.61; iii) an average particle hardness from 1.2367E+10 N/m2 to 8.4617E+10 N/m2; and iv) at least 60% polymerized acrylic monomer units, is disclosed. The polymeric composition can be used to form blown film characterized by having a thickness in the range of from 5 to 350 ?m, a modulus of elasticity in the range of from 5 to 133 MPa, a melt strength in the range of from 4 to 40 cN, an elongation at break in the range of from 100 to 1000%, a 45 degree gloss in the range of from 7 to 136 and a softness measured by human panel handfeel-ranking methodology, measured by ISO 8587 Sensory analysis that is higher than a film which does not contain the polymeric composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Edward E. Lafleur, Claudia Hernandez, Edwin Nungesser, Xuming Chen
  • Patent number: 9902846
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to low density compositions useful for making automotive components, such as molded parts, as well as other articles of manufacture; such compositions comprise (a) a polyolefin comprising polypropylene, a propylene-ethylene block copolymer, or combinations thereof, wherein the polyolefin blend is present in an amount ranging from about 53 wt. % to about 65 wt. %, based on a total weight of the composition; (b) a first elastomer, a second elastomer, and an impact-modifying compatibilizer, wherein the combined weight percent of components (b) ranges from about 27 wt. % to about 32 wt. %, based on the total weight of the composition; (c) a filler present in an amount ranging from about 5 wt. % to about 12 wt. %, based on the total weight of the composition; and (d) an additive package present in an amount ranging from about 0.5 wt. % to about 5 wt. %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Equistar Chemicals, LP
    Inventors: Peter J. Glenister, Michael J. Dammann, Changlai Yang
  • Patent number: 9688861
    Abstract: An inorganic dry powder building coating comprises inorganic gel system consisting of alkali metal silicates and hardener, organic re-dispersed emulsoid powder, and may also comprise filler, pigment and auxiliaries. The coating of the present invention has good storage stability, scrub resistance, weather resistance, and is easy to transport. No salting-out and no harmful substances, such as volatile organic compound, benzene, formaldehyde, heavy metal, appear after being solidified to perform film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Qiangte Energy-Saving Materials Co. Ltd.
    Inventor: Silong Guo
  • Patent number: 9309334
    Abstract: A propylene-based impact copolymer (ICP) and composition including the ICP, the ICP comprising a polypropylene homopolymer and within the range of from 10 wt % to 45 wt % of propylene copolymer based on the weight of the ICP, wherein the copolymer comprises from 20 wt % to 44 wt % ethylene, 1-butene, 1-hexene and/or 1-octene derived units and from 80 to 56 wt % propylene-derived units based on the weight of the propylene copolymer, the propylene-based impact copolymer having a Melt Flow Rate (230° C./2.16 kg) within the range of from 10 g/10 min to 50 g/10 min and an Elongation at Break of greater than 70%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Prasadarao Meka, Chon-Yie Lin, Todd S. Edwards, Christopher G. Bauch
  • Patent number: 9240590
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery active material includes a complex oxide containing Nb and Ti and an element M. In the active material, the molar ratio (M/Ti) of the element M to Ti satisfies the following formula (I): 0<M/Ti?0.5 (I). In the complex oxide containing Nb and Ti, the molar ratio (Nb/Ti) of Nb to Ti satisfies the following formula (II): 0?Nb/Ti?5 (II). The element M is at least one selected from the group consisting of B, Na, Mg, Al, Si, S, P, K, Ca, Mo, W, Cr, Mn, Co, Ni, and Fe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Harada, Norio Takami, Hiroki Inagaki, Yorikazu Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9206309
    Abstract: Certain exemplary embodiments can provide a composition, system, machine, device, manufacture, circuit, and/or user interface adapted for, and/or a method and/or machine-readable medium comprising machine-implementable instructions for, activities that can comprise, after removing a cast device from a stack-lamination-derived mold, said cast device formed from a molding composition, applying a desired shape to said cast device to form a shaped cast device, said molding composition comprising: a ceramic composition comprising silica; an cycloaliphatic epoxy binder composition, said cycloaliphatic epoxy binder composition present in said molding composition in an amount up to 30% by weight of said molding composition; a silicone composition comprising a siloxane resin, said silicone composition present in said molding composition in an amount up to 30% by weight of said molding composition; and a solvent composition adapted to dissolve said cycloaliphatic epoxy binder composition and said silicone composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: Mikro Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Appleby, Iain Fraser, John Paulus
  • Patent number: 9187610
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polypropylene resin composition comprising from 50 to 95 wt. % of propylene homopolymer component (A) and from 5 to 50 wt. % of ethylene-?-olefin copolymer component (B1), the polypropylene resin composition having a melt index of not less than 40 g/10 min but less than 500 g/10 min, provided that the percentages by weight are based on the combined weight of the components (A) and (B1), wherein the homopolymer component (A) has an intrinsic viscosity [?]A of from 0.5 to 1.4 dl/g, and wherein the ratio of the intrinsic viscosity [?]B1 of the copolymer component (B1) to the intrinsic viscosity [?]A of the homopolymer component (A), [?]B1/[?]A, is from 0.5 to 3. This composition may be modified by addition of a resin component selected from the group consisting of ethylene homopolymer and aromatic vinyl compound-containing rubber. These components are advantageously used for injection foam molding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tetsuya Hisayama, Nobuhiro Usui, Takashi Sanada
  • Publication number: 20150141547
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a process for the preparation of an aqueous suspension of self-binding pigmentary particles comprising the following stages: (a) forming one or more aqueous suspensions of at least one inorganic matter comprising calcium carbonate; (b) forming or obtaining one or more aqueous solutions or suspensions or emulsions of at least one binder; and (c) co-grinding the aqueous suspension or suspensions obtained in stage a) with the aqueous solutions or suspensions or emulsions obtained in stage b) in a mill so as to obtain an aqueous suspension of self-binding pigmentary particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Patrick Gane, Joachim Schoelkopf
  • Patent number: 9023920
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a high-strength inflammable blend resin composition including a polyphenylene sulfide resin and a polyethylene terephthalate resin. More specifically, the resin composition of the present invention includes: a basic blend resin containing 10 to 80 wt. % of a polyphenylene sulfide resin, and 20 to 90 wt. % of a polyethylene terephthalate resin; and 0.1 to 20 parts by weight of a modified polystyrene or a styrene-based elastomer with respect to 100 parts by weight of the basic blend resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: SK Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-Gi Kim, Jae-Bong Lim, Jong-In Lee, Chang-Hyun Lee, Sung-Su Bae, Sang-Mook Lee
  • Publication number: 20150112007
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a flame retardant polymer composition comprising a crosslinkable terpolymer comprising ethylene monomer units, a silane group containing comonomer units and comonomer units comprising a polar group; a metal carbonate filler and a silicone fluid or gum; wherein the content of the comonomer units comprising a polar group is between 2 and 25 wt % of the terpolymer and the content of the silane group containing comonomer units is between 0.2 and 4 wt % of the terpolymer. The present invention is also directed to the process for the production of the polymer composition, to a cable and/or to an electrical device having a layer comprising said polymer composition, and uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Urban Andreasson, Takashi Uematsu, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Martin Anker, Oscar Prieto
  • Publication number: 20150087752
    Abstract: A thermoplastic polymer formulation that contains polyamides (PA) and/or EVOH and polyolefins, in particular with polyamides (PA) and/or EVOH that derive from production waste of multilayer films, also comprises polypropylene homopolymer with MFI in the range of 15 to 50 (g/10 min, ASTM 1238L) as compatibilizer between the PA and/or EVOH and polyolefin polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventor: Giuseppe Dinunzio
  • Patent number: 8987363
    Abstract: Calcium carbonate particles having very narrow particle sizes with a controlled D98 and minimal ultrafines (very small particles) are described. The particles are prepared by grinding a feedstock in a centrifugal grinding mill, which utilizes very high centrifugal forces to impact the particles with each other or grinding media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: J.M. Huber Corporation
    Inventors: Lane George Shaw, Gary Lee Hillebrenner
  • Publication number: 20150073082
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composite material having a high modulus of elasticity. The resin composite material comprises a thermoplastic resin, exfoliated graphite, and an inorganic filler different from the exfoliated graphite.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Daisuke Mukohata, Katsunori Takahashi, Nobuhiko Inui
  • Patent number: 8975333
    Abstract: Method for the preparation of a sticky random propylene copolymer (R-PP) in a reactor facility comprising in series (i) a first reaction system, (ii) a first conveying line connecting the first reactor system with a second reactor system comprising an outlet, (iii) a second conveying line connecting the outlet with a purge bin comprising a feeder, and (iv) a conveying system being connected with the feeder, and the preparation of said random propylene copolymer (R-PP) comprises the steps in the order of (a) producing in said first reactor system a propylene homopolymer (H-PP) or a random propylene copolymer (R-PP1), (b) transferring at least a part of said polypropylene to said second reactor system via the first conveying line, (c) producing in said second reactor system a random propylene copolymer (R-PP2) obtaining the random propylene copolymer (R-PP), (d) discharging said random propylene copolymer (R-PP) from said second reactor system via the outlet, (e) transferring said discharged random propylene co
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Pauli Leskinen, Olli Tuominen, Veli-Matti Keinänen
  • Publication number: 20150045469
    Abstract: An oriented polymer composition (OPC) article comprising a body having a length, which is greater than any perpendicular dimension, comprised of an OPC having a softening temperature, the body having an outer surface extending the length of the body, having polymer strands aligned in the lengthwise direction of the body, wherein the length dimension stability is greater than 99% when tested by heating the article for 24 hours at temperatures at least up to and including 71 degrees Celsius after completion of the manufacture of the article and processes for forming said article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Kevin L. Nichols, Brett M. Birchmeier
  • Publication number: 20150005428
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermosetting resin composition for steel inserts, the composition including a thermosetting resin composite and a glass fiber. The thermosetting resin composite preferably includes 100 PHR of an unsaturated polyester resin, about 30 to 40 PHR of a low shrinkage agent, about 5 to 8 PHR of a release agent, about 130 to 140 PHR of a filler, about 2 to 8 PHR of a thickening agent, and about 1 to 2 PHR of a curing agent, based on 100 PHR of the unsaturated polyester resin. The thermosetting resin composition provides reduced costs and weight as compared to a steel material composed of only steel, and also exhibits physical properties comparable to the steel material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2013
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, HYUNDAI MOBIS CO., LTD., HANWHA L&C CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sang-Sun Park, Se-Young Kim, Jong-Sung Park, Ji-Seong Kim, Sang-Gyu Jang
  • Patent number: 8920920
    Abstract: Disclosed are blended latex dispersions which can be used as binders in paper coating compositions. Such latex dispersions comprise a first copolymer of a vinyl ester of an alkanoic acid having from 1 to 13 carbon atoms and ethylene; and a second copolymer of (i) styrene and butadiene, (ii) styrene, butadiene and acrylonitrile, or (iii) styrene and an acrylic monomer, wherein the first and second copolymers are colloidally dispersed in an aqueous medium comprising a surfactant. The paper coating compositions containing latex dispersion binders of this type preferably exhibit especially desirable coating strength as quantified by the Dry Pick Values which such compositions provide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Celanese International Corporation
    Inventors: Rajeev Farwaha, Chris L. Lazaroff, Frederick F. Cazenave, III, Nancy Susan Coulson
  • Publication number: 20140373757
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising hedgehog shaped particles, at least one binder, and at least one hydrophobizing agent and/or at least one hydrophilizing agent, a method for controlling the wettability of substrate surfaces using these compositions, as well as a material comprising these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Inventors: Joachim Schoelkopf, Hans-Joachim Weitzel
  • Publication number: 20140363105
    Abstract: A bag includes a body and a floor coupled to a bottom end of the body to define an interior region therebetween. A mouth is formed in a top end of the body and is arranged to open into the interior region. The body and floor of the bag are made from plastics materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: Gary M. Pelletier, Frank P. Watson, Donnel Gray, JR., Douglas E. McDonald
  • Publication number: 20140343208
    Abstract: Disclosed are compositions of fillers coated with adhesion promoting material alone, or also coated with an additive, processes for producing the coated fillers, the fillers obtained from those processes, and methods of using the coated fillers. The filler particle(s) are surface-treated with a component which assists in the adhesion/adherance of an additive to the filler particles, resulting in the desired additive-coated fillers. The filler, adhesion promoting material and additive can be mixed in slurry and dried, and the resulting filler particles are directly useful in many applications, such as paper coatings, plastic compositions (both foamed and non-foamed), inks, paints, cosmetics, textiles and the like, wherever such fillers now find application. Preferably, the additive is a colorant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: REEDY INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michael E. REEDY, Bryan A. BURGESS
  • Patent number: 8883868
    Abstract: A rock dusting composition composed of rock dust, e.g., limestone or other mineral dust, water, pumping aid, and polymer, e.g., acrylamide homopolymers, acrylamide copolymers, and combinations thereof, and a method for applying the composition to the surface of a mine. The composition has a water content and a polymer content sufficient to allow the polymer to (i) disperse water molecules within the composition and, upon drying of the composition, (ii) dissipate forming void spaces in the dried composition. The composition is useful for suppressing propagation of a flame and/or fire caused by ignition of coal dust and/or gas within a coal mine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: DSI Underground Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Peter Masloff, James Edward Pinkley, Billy J. Brown, Steven J. Thorogood, John C. Fodor
  • Publication number: 20140323615
    Abstract: A wood-filling composition that includes at least one hot melt adhesive, wherein the at least one hot melt adhesive further includes ethylene-vinyl acetate, polyethylene, polypropylene, or combinations thereof; and at least one filler, wherein the at least one filler further includes ceramic microspheres, calcium carbonate, wood flour, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventor: Van R. Foster
  • Publication number: 20140311383
    Abstract: A structural three dimensional nanocomposite with improved mechanical properties is provided. The structural three dimensional nanocomposite includes (a) spherical shaped nanoparticles, (b) a matrix, and (c) an inter phase structure. The matrix may be selected from at least one of (a) polymer matrix, and (b) a nano metal matrix. The spherical shaped nanoparticles are reinforced with the matrix. The spherical shaped nanoparticles are uniformly distributed throughout the matrix. The inter phase structure transfers stress from the matrix to obtain the spherical shaped nanoparticles with improved mechanical properties. The structural three dimensional nanocomposite have high and equal mechanical strength in three dimensions when the structural three dimensional nanocomposite is at least one of (a) volume compressive stress condition, and (b) volume expansive stress condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventor: Thirunavukkarasu Asaimuthu
  • Publication number: 20140315037
    Abstract: The instant invention provides to polymeric blend formulation, and a multilayer structure comprising a skin layer derived from the polymeric blend formulation, and method of making the same. The polymeric blend formulation comprises: (a) 40 to 65 percent by weight of an ethylene-based copolymer composition; (b) 15 to 40 percent by weight of a chlorinated olefin polymer composition; (c) from 0.1 to 25 percent by weight of a filler; (d) 10 to 30 weight percent by weight of an adhesion promoting agent; and (e) optionally, 1 to 4 percent by weight of a mineral oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2012
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventor: Sherrika D. Daniel
  • Publication number: 20140302309
    Abstract: Paper coating compositions comprise inorganic pigments and an aqueous polymeric dispersion comprising dispersed polymeric particles. The polymers are obtainable by polymerization of a first monomer that is liquid at room temperature, has a boiling point of at least 50° C. and a glass transition temperature of at least 20° C. as homopolymer, and a second monomer that is gaseous at room temperature, has a boiling point of below 0° C. and a glass transition temperature of below ?30° C. as homopolymer. The dispersed polymeric particles have an average size of below 150 nm and a glass transition temperature in the range from ?10 to +30° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2012
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dirk Lawrenz, Juergen Schmidt-Thuemmes, Nico Veling
  • Publication number: 20140302298
    Abstract: Films containing one or more inorganic filler materials are disclosed. Such films may have a single layer and may be multilayered, and one or more layers of such multilayered films may contain one or more inorganic filler materials. In some embodiments, the inorganic filler material may include calcium carbonate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: HILEX POLY CO. LLC
    Inventors: Harry B. Wilfong, PATRICK J. HOVER, Danny G. Hillard, TODD SHAW
  • Patent number: 8853315
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet is made from an adhesive composition containing a carboxyl group-containing polymer having a carboxyl group, a plasticizer, and a metal oxide-containing component containing a metal oxide and/or a metal carbonate, and is obtained by allowing the adhesive composition to moisture-cure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuhiko Kawaguchi
  • Publication number: 20140296412
    Abstract: A road surface mix includes a solid inert material and a transparent binder able to bind the solid inert material and make it visible so that, in view of the transparency of the binder, the resulting compact mass takes the color of the solid inert material and is therefore integrated easily in special valuable settings. The transparent binder includes an ethylene copolypmer and an ethylene polymer and/or oils mixed in such manner that the transparent binder has a viscosity of 800-16000 cps at a temperature of 130-180° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: CORES SOCIETA' COOPERATIVA
    Inventors: Alfio GUAGNARINI, Alessandro URSINI
  • Patent number: 8846805
    Abstract: Thermoplastic polyolefin compounds for the production of injection molded, paintable and flame pre-treatable articles comprising A) 50 wt % to 90 wt % of a propylene homo- or copolymer matrix phase (M) and B) 10 wt % to 50 wt % of a first elastomer comprising an ethylene-C3-C6-alpha olefin copolymer rubber C) 0 wt % to 20 wt %, based on the total weight of A and B, of a second elastomer, component B) and C) forming a disperse phase (E) and D) >30 wt % up to 60 wt %, based on the total weight of components A, B and C, of an inorganic filler, if the intrinsic viscosity of the disperse phase (E) is <2.2 dl/g according to ISO 1628 (with decalin as solvent) or 0 wt % to <30 wt % based on the total weight of components A, B and C, of an inorganic filler, if the intrinsic viscosity of the disperse phase (E) is ?2.2 dl/g according to ISO 1628 (with decalin as solvent).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Claudia Kniesel, Erich Seitl, Rudolf Wölfer
  • Publication number: 20140288223
    Abstract: Disclosed is a bio resin composition, a bio molded article, and a method of manufacturing the same. The bio resin composition is environmentally friendly and provides at least a predetermined level of physical properties, such as hardness, strength, and the like, by including a bio polyethylene resin, a thermoplastic olefin resin, a polypropylene resin, and an inorganic filter and by further including a thermoplastic rubber. The present composition reduces the generation of volatile organic compounds, and may increase the diversity of its use through injection molding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2013
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicants: Hyundai Motor Company, LG Hausys, Ltd., Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventors: Myoung-Ryoul Lee, Oh-Deok Kwon, Su-Hyeong Yun, Yong-Bae Jung, Yun-Ho Lee, Kyo-Hoon Shin, Chul-Hee Min
  • Publication number: 20140272357
    Abstract: Polymer films comprising blends of biodegradable and/or sustainable polymer are disclosed. These films significantly reduce the amount of petroleum-based polymer in the film, while providing cost savings, processing ease and properties desired by consumers. Polymer films comprising blends of biodegradable and/or sustainable polymers that are microporous and breathable are also disclosed. The polymer films of the present invention may also be laminated to other substrates, such as nonwoven fabrics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: CLOPAY PLASTIC PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Frank He, Linda Lin, Leopoldo V. Cancio, Pai-Chuan Wu
  • Publication number: 20140272304
    Abstract: Composition and method for making a flexible packaging film having highly loaded with at least one inorganic filler. A blown HDPE film comprising at least 50% by weight inorganic filler is oriented in the machine direction to increase yield and tensile strength, and reduce gauge variation to improve print qualities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Ashley LEIDOLF, Brad Dewayne RODGERS, Benjamin SOUCY
  • Publication number: 20140251563
    Abstract: The use in paper coatings is described of a mixture of an aqueous secondary dispersion of a polymer selected from polyalkylene carbonates, polyesters and polyethylene and an aqueous primary dispersion of an emulsion polymer having a glass transition temperature of below 50° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dirk Lawrenz, Hubertus Kroener
  • 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: 8785537
    Abstract: The invention relates to an adhesive composition, including: 10 to 95% of a moisture cross-linkable polymer (A), the main chain includes 2 silyl terminal groupings, each of which includes at least one hydrolyzable group bonded to the silicon atom; 1 to 60% of a mineral filler (B) in the form of particles having a size of between 1 nm and 0.2 mm; and 0.2 to 7% of a crosslinking catalyst (C) consisting of titanium tetraisopropoxide. The invention also relates to the use of said composition as glue for repair or attachment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Bostik S.A.
    Inventors: Jacqueline Carrard, Virginie Cagan
  • Patent number: 8772393
    Abstract: An exemplary plastic formulation is disclosed for the production of plastic bottles in a two-stage stretch blow-molding process, and includes at least 60% of HDPE (High Density Polyethylene) having a density of 0.941 g/cm3 to 0.965 g/cm3 and according to ISO 1133 a melt index 190° C./2.16 kg of 0.1 to 0.9 g/10 min. The HDPE contains a mono-modal or multi-modal HDPE having a second melt index 190° C./21.6 kg of 5 g/10 min to 50 g/10 min according to ISO 1133. A method is disclosed for producing a plastic bottle in a two-stage stretch blow-molding process using the plastic formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Alpla Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Robert Siegl
  • Patent number: 8765857
    Abstract: A particulate water retaining material for cultivating plant comprising (A) a carboxyl group-containing water-insoluble water absorbent resin and (B) a polyvalent metal compound, by having the compound (B) deposited on the rerin (A), it is made possible to possess an outstanding water absorbing property without impairing the growth of a plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotama Fujimaru, Yorimichi Dairoku, Kunihiko Ishizaki, Yoshifumi Adachi, Nobuyuki Harada
  • Publication number: 20140168337
    Abstract: A print medium surface treatment includes a first composition that includes a filler, and a polymer that is non-film forming until it is subjected to film forming conditions. The first composition has a charge density that is large enough to promote crashing of particulate colorants of an ink and low enough to avoid crashing of the filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Inventors: Gracy Apprisiani Wingkono, Xiaoqi Zhou, Christopher Cobbs
  • Publication number: 20140167091
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a thermoplastic resin composition for a reflective material which has excellent mechanical strength, excellent heat resistance, excellent high reflectance, and excellent moldability, and which makes it possible to obtain a reflective plate with little decline in reflectance caused by heating. A first embodiment of this thermoplastic resin composition for a reflective material includes: a polyester resin (A) that has a melting point or glass transition temperature of 250° C. or higher and includes an alicyclic hydrocarbon structure; a thermoplastic resin (B) that has a polyolefin backbone and a functional group; a white pigment (C); and an inorganic filler (D); the thermoplastic resin (B) either including 0.1 to 1.8 wt % of a functional group unit (B1) that further includes a heteroatom, or further including an aromatic hydrocarbon structure (B2), and the limiting viscosity [?] being 0.04 to 1.0 dl/g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Hideto Ogasawara, Takashi Hama, Kuniaki Kawabe, Hirotaka Kanaya, Nobuhiro Takizawa, Akinori Amano, Hiroki Ebata, Kan Komiya
  • Publication number: 20140163152
    Abstract: A method is described for improving the processability and surface appearance of products containing plastic recovered from waste plastic material mixtures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: MBA Polymers, Inc.
    Inventors: Ronald C. Rau, Brian L. Riise
  • Patent number: 8741997
    Abstract: The present invention consists of the use, in a chlorinated and filled thermoplastic composition containing at least one chlorinated thermoplastic resin and at least one mineral filler, as an agent improving the thermal stability and UV resistance of the said composition, of a linear amphiphilic copolymer characterized in that: it consists of at least one hydrophilic monomer and at least one hydrophobic monomer, it has an average molar mass by weight of between 5,000 g/mol and 20,000 g/mol and a polymolecularity index less than or equal to 3, and preferentially an average molar mass by weight of between 10,000 g/mol and 15,000 g/mol, and a polymolecularity index less than or equal to 2.5. It also concerns a manufacturing process for a chlorinated and filled thermoplastic composition implementing the said copolymer, as well as the composition obtained directly by the said process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Jacques Mongoin, Renaud Souzy, Patrick A. C. Gane, Matthias Buri
  • Publication number: 20140134380
    Abstract: A biodegradable resin composition is provided. More particularly, a biodegradable resin composition for a core of a drain board, which has excellent extrusion productivity and thus improves productivity by improving physical properties, for example, reducing contractibility and elasticity recovery, according to original characteristics of a biodegradable resin without degradation in biodegrability of the biodegradable resin by mixing the biodegradable resin with an additional material for improving processibility in suitable amounts, a core of a drain board using the same, and a method of manufacturing a drain board. The biodegradable resin composition is prepared by mixing 5 to 60 parts by weight of calcium carbonate, 1 to 10 parts by weight of a thermoplastic resin, and 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2012
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicants: S-ENPOL CO., LTD., SAMSUNG FINE CHEMICALS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Yoon Mo Yoon, Kwan Young Cho, Uk Oh, Jong Pil Chun, Ki Chull Yun, Yong Dae Park
  • Patent number: 8716387
    Abstract: Heterophasic polypropylene composition comprising (A) 45 to 70 wt % of a propylene homo- or copolymer matrix with an MFR2 in accordance with ISO 1133 (230° C., 2.16 kg load) of ?80 g/10 min and (B) 25 to 40 wt % of an elastomeric propylene-ethylene copolymer, having an intrinsic viscosity IV (ISO 1628, with decalin as solvent) of ?3.3 dl/g and an ethylene content of 20 to 50 wt %, (C) 0-15 wt % of an elastomeric ethylene/alpha-olefin random copolymer (D) 3-25 parts per weight of inorganic filler, the heterophasic polypropylene compositions having a total MFR2 (230° C./2.16 kg) in accordance with ISO 1133 of ?5 g/10 min, a Charpy notched impact strength according to ISO 179/1eA at +23° C. of ?15.0 kJ/m2, preferably ?25.0 kJ/m2, a minimum value for the Charpy notched impact strength according to ISO 179/1eA at ?20° C. of ?7.0 kJ/m2, preferably ?10.0 kJ/m2 and a tensile modulus according to ISO 527-3 of ?1200 MPa; their preparation and use for producing injection moulded articles being free of flow marks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Werner Posch, Michael Tranninger, Pauli Leskinen, Bo Malm, Sybille Simon, Norbert Reichelt
  • Publication number: 20140107259
    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: 20140087186
    Abstract: Flexible polyolefin compositions with improved balance of properties particularly for applications where softness and ductility at low temperature is requested comprising: A) from 20 to 40% by weight of a crystalline polymer fraction consisting of a propylene homopolymer, or a copolymer of propylene, or mixtures thereof, said crystalline fraction having a xylene insoluble fraction at 25° C. of at least 90% by weight. B) from 60 to 80% by weight of an elastomeric fraction consisting of a copolymer or blend of copolymers of propylene with one or more alpha-olefins, and optionally with minor quantities of a diene; said copolymer or blend containing ethylene in a quantity lower than 40% by weight. 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.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paolo Goberti, Giampaolo Pellegatti, Luca Lunghi
  • 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
  • Patent number: 8669315
    Abstract: This disclosure relates generally to polycarbonate compositions whose hydrolysis products and residual monomer content, if any, exhibit little or no estradiol binding activity. Also disclosed are methods for making the disclosed polycarbonates and articles of manufacture comprising the disclosed polycarbonates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Assignee: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Robert R. Gallucci, James A. Mahood, Jean Francois Morizur, Steve Dimond
  • Patent number: 8669305
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polyamideimide-based film coating composition free from any restricted substance or a substance which might possibly be a restricted one such as N-methyl pyrrolidone and N-ethyl pyrrolidone and capable of replacing a conventional coating composition using a solvent such as N-methyl pyrrolidone. The polyamideimide-based film coating composition of the present invention is a polyamideimide-based film coating composition comprising a polyamideimide resin and a solvent, the polyamideimide resin being dissolved as a binder in the solvent, wherein the solvent contains ?-butyrolactone and cyclopentanone, and a volume of ?-butyrolactone is 50% by volume or more compared to a total volume of ?-butyrolactone and cyclopentanone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Assignee: Valeo Japan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsumi Fujimoto, Takao Hasegawa