Group Iia Metal Dnrm (i.e., Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba) Patents (Class 524/436)
  • Patent number: 12006394
    Abstract: A moisture-curing composition including a) at least one moisture-reactive polymer P with a proportion of 10% to 60% by weight, based on overall composition, b) at least one inorganic filler F with a proportion of at least 9% by weight, based on overall composition, c) between 3% and 25% by weight, based on overall composition, of at least one type of microscopic hollow beads H, wherein composition has density of less than 1.20 kg/l, and microscopic hollow beads H have compressive strength, measured to ASTM D3102-72, of at least 2.5 MPa, and microscopic hollow beads H have a volume-based particle size D90, measured by Coulter counter, of less than 100 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Inventors: Klaas Mennecke, Daniele Rutz, Sara Stauber-Fedier, Berzad Durmic
  • Patent number: 11967699
    Abstract: A pre-lithiation reaction chamber apparatus including a pre-lithiation reaction vessel which can prevent harmful effects caused by water that may be generated during pre-lithiation is provided. The pre-lithiation reaction vessel includes an electrolyte including a lithium salt, a negative electrode for a lithium secondary battery and a lithium ion-supplying member. Each of the negative electrode for the lithium secondary battery and the lithium ion-supplying member is at least partially in contact with the electrolyte. The pre-lithiation reaction chamber apparatus further includes a water-capturing vessel. The water-capturing vessel includes water-capturing powder, a container configured to receive the water-capturing powder, and a position-changing member configured to change a position of the water-capturing powder in the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Inventors: Seung-Hae Hwang, Ye-Ri Kim, Oh-Byong Chae
  • Patent number: 11912850
    Abstract: A resin composition for an insulating layer includes: an olefinic resin as a main component; and a metal deactivator, wherein the olefinic resin consists of block polypropylene and polyethylene, and wherein a content of the polyethylene in the olefinic resin is greater than or equal to 1% by mass and less than or equal to 10% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Inventors: Syota Machinaka, Taro Fujita, Shigeyuki Tanaka, Nayu Yanagawa, Yuji Ochi, Satoshi Okano, Yuto Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11875915
    Abstract: A new dielectric material for a communication cable has a dielectric base with strength members embedded therein. By a new process, vacuum voids are formed in the dielectric base and at least partially contain or abut the strength members. The material is particularly well suited for a first dielectric tape, where the cable includes a first insulated conductor, the first dielectric tape and a second insulated conductor, with the first insulated conductor being twisted with the second insulated conductor with the first dielectric tape residing between the first insulated conductor and the second insulated conductor. The material is also suitable for a separator of the cable serving to separate twisted pairs from each other within the cable, as well as other components of the cable, such as an insulation layer of one or more of the insulated conductors of the twisted pairs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2023
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: CommScope Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Ted Q. Cobb, Jr., Trent M. Hayes
  • Patent number: 11873230
    Abstract: A method for producing hydrotalcite particles includes dissolving aluminum hydroxide in an alkaline solution to prepare an aluminate solution, causing a reaction of the aluminate solution prepared in the first step with carbon dioxide to precipitate a low-crystallinity aluminum compound, causing a first-order reaction by mixing the low-crystallinity aluminum compound with a magnesium compound to prepare a reactant containing hydrotalcite nuclear particles, and causing a hydrothermal reaction of the reactant to synthesize hydrotalcite particles. The hydrotalcite particles can impart excellent heat resistance, transparency, flowability, and are useful as a resin stabilizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Inventors: Koji Kakuya, Atsuko Yasunaga, Nobukatsu Shigi
  • Patent number: 11848119
    Abstract: A high frequency signal transmission cable includes a conductor, an insulator provided over a periphery of the conductor, a plating layer provided over a periphery of the insulator, and a sheath provided over a periphery of the plating layer. A crack suppressing layer includes a non-cross-linked polyethylene is provided between the insulator and the plating layer, in such a manner as to remain in contact with the insulator while being provided with the plating layer over an entire periphery of a roughened outer surface of the crack suppressing layer. The crack suppressing layer is unadhered to the insulator. The plating layer is adhered to the crack suppressing layer. The crack suppressing layer suppresses an occurrence of a cracking in the plating layer by bending together with the plating layer while being integral and moving with the plating layer in a longitudinal direction of the cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: PROTERIAL, LTD.
    Inventors: Detian Huang, Yoshinori Tsukamoto, Masashi Moriyama, Hideyuki Sagawa, Takahiro Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 11840656
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a forming method of a halogen-free flame-retardant material. The method includes the followings. A twin-screw extruder including a first zone and a second zone is used. A mixture in the first zone is mixed, melted and heated to form a molten mixture. The mixture includes a halogen-free flame retardant, a wear-resistant modifier, a thermoplastic elastomer, and an antioxidant. In addition, a silane-modified nano-silica aqueous suspension is introduced into the second zone to mix the silane-modified nano-silica aqueous suspension with the molten mixture from the first zone. The first zone and the second zone are continuously connected regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wen-Chung Liang, Chi-Lang Wu, Chen-Yu Huang
  • Patent number: 11834850
    Abstract: A window well is composed of a fiber reinforced plastic and an outer layer. The window well also has a body having multiple ribs interposed between multiple wall surface portions. Each rib is positioned between two different wall surface portions and is defined by a corresponding height and depth. The outer layer includes a fabric veil that is at least partially embedded into the thermoplastic. The fabric veil can be made of different types of fabric material. The fabric veil can also have a multi-colored printed pattern that imitates the texture of a natural material. The outer layer of the window well improves the aesthetics of the window well and provides increased durability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: ROCKWELL LLC
    Inventors: Vaughn Allen Cook, David Wayne Hoagland, Rodney William Slade
  • Patent number: 11819917
    Abstract: A thermal formation sintering compound containing a binder, a sinterable powder material and a pore formation material, for formation into a predetermined shape in a thermal formation step, removal of the binder in a degreasing step, and sintering of the powder material in a sintering step is provided. The binder contains a low-temperature draining component which melts in the thermal formation step, begins draining at a temperature lower than a draining temperature of the pore formation material, and drains at a temperature lower than a temperature at which the pore formation material drains; and a high-temperature draining component which melts in the thermal formation step, begins draining after the pore formation material begins draining, and drains at a temperature higher than does the pore formation material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: TAISEI KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeo Tanaka, Shinji Ishida, Kazuaki Nishiyabu
  • Patent number: 11767445
    Abstract: A pre-treatment coating composition includes evaporable liquid vehicle and a pre-treatment coating matrix, including from 30 wt % to 70 wt % multivalent organic salt, from 5 wt % to 30 wt % dispersed polyurethane binder having a weight average molecular weight from 30,000 Mw to 100,000 Mw, from 0.5 wt % to 8 wt % of a high molecular weight polyvinyl alcohol binder, and from 10 wt % to 30 wt % of a low molecular weight polyvinyl alcohol binder. The low molecular weight polyvinyl alcohol binder and the high molecular weight polyvinyl alcohol binder are present in the pre-treatment coating matrix at a 3:1 to 15:1 weight ratio, and weight percentages are based on dry weight of the pre-treatment coating matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Rajasekar Vaidyanathan, Jason Swei
  • Patent number: 11697252
    Abstract: A lightweight and durable window well is composed of a long fiber reinforced thermoplastic (LFRT). The lightweight and durable window well has at least some fibers that are omnidirectional relative to the other fibers in the thermoplastic. Additionally, at least some fibers of the LFRT have a length greater than 40 mm. The window well also has a body having a plurality of ribs interposed between a plurality of wall surface portions. Additionally, each rib is positioned between two different wall surface portions and is defined by a variable height and a variable depth. Furthermore, the wall surface portions have a variable thickness that varies from a minimal thickness of less than 3 mm to a maximum thickness of greater than 5 mm, with the wall surface being thicker near the ribs than at portions furthest from the ribs in the wall surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignee: ROCKWELL LLC
    Inventors: Vaughn Allen Cook, David Wayne Hoagland, Rodney William Slade, Kaleb Vaughn Cook
  • Patent number: 11591465
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses polyester composites and their preparation methods, and belongs to the technical field of polymer processing and modification. The polyester composites of the present disclosure comprise 65 to 90 parts of polyester, 5 to 35 parts of an elastomer, 0.05 to 3 parts of a chain extender and 0.01 to 5 parts of a functional additive. The polyester composites of the present disclosure not only have ultra-high toughness, but also can maintain high tensile strength, have excellent hydrolysis resistance, can be matched with an antibacterial agent or an antistatic agent to have good antibacterial or antistatic additional functions, can be widely applied to the fields of fibers and fabrics, plastic structural parts, plastic packages or automobile interior parts, and have a wide prospect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Inventors: Piming Ma, Baogou Wu, Ying Cao, Pengwu Xu, Deyu Niu, Weijun Yang, Weifu Dong, Mingqing Chen
  • Patent number: 11479628
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods of making (meth)acrylate blocked polyurethanes with zirconium catalysts, dual cure resins containing (meth)acrylate blocked polyurethanes and zirconium catalysts, methods of using the same in additive manufacturing, and products made therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Carbon, Inc.
    Inventor: Andrew Gordon Wright
  • Patent number: 11400694
    Abstract: A multilayer article having at least one layer of an ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) resin composition comprising of an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer, an unmodified ethylene-?-olefin copolymer and acid modified ethylene-?-olefin copolymer as described below, which is suitable for use in making (or as) a storage bag for agricultural products, food, drink, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, industrial chemical, detergent products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Edgard Chow, Astrid Torres, Wataru Hirose
  • Patent number: 11310910
    Abstract: A resin composition for use in a dielectric layer of a capacitor device or a capacitor-embedded printed circuit board is provided in which the resin composition can improve stability in capacitance and insulation properties of the capacitor device under high temperature and high humidity and ensures high adhesion of the dielectric layer to the device. The resin composition comprises a resin component and a dielectric filler. The resin component comprises an epoxy resin, an active ester resin, and an aromatic polyamide resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Yoneda, Toshifumi Matsushima, Toshihiro Hosoi, Kenshiro Fukuda
  • Patent number: 11261323
    Abstract: A conformable polymeric composition containing a polymeric material melt-blending from a composition containing (a) from about 50 to about 80 wt. % of at least one polyester thermoplastic polymer which is amorphous or becomes amorphous when melted, and (b) from about 20 to about 50 wt. % of at least one elastomeric polymer which has a flexural modulus of less than 700 MPa and a glass transition temperature less than 25° C., based on the combined weight of (a) and (b), wherein the composition is characterized by: a dead fold angle equal to or less than about 20°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: BANEMER, LLC
    Inventors: Craig Banet, Jeffrey Jacob Cernohous, Paul E. Humpal, Nathan W. Ockwig, Kristi R. Cernohous
  • Patent number: 10837139
    Abstract: Provided are polymer-aerogel composite coatings, devices and articles including polymer-aerogel composite coatings, and methods for preparing the polymer-aerogel composite. The exemplary article can include a surface, wherein the surface includes at least one region and a polymer-aerogel composite coating disposed over the at least one region, wherein the polymer-aerogel composite coating has a water contact angle of at least about 140° and a contact angle hysteresis of less than about 1°. The polymer-aerogel composite coating can include a polymer and an ultra high water content catalyzed polysilicate aerogel, the polysilicate aerogel including a three dimensional network of silica particles having surface functional groups derivatized with a silylating agent and a plurality of pores.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Inventors: David J. Kissel, Charles Jeffrey Brinker
  • Patent number: 10793655
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polyolefin composition made from or containing: A) from about 60 to about 89% by weight based upon the total weight of the polyolefin composition of a copolymer of butene-1 with ethylene having a copolymerized ethylene content of up to about 18% by mole based upon the molar composition of the copolymer, and no melting peak detectable at the DSC at the second heating scan; and B) from about 11 to about 40% by weight based upon the total weight of the polyolefin composition of an ethylene polymer having density of from about 0.900 to about 0.970 g/cm3, measured according to ISO 1183 at 23° C.; wherein the amounts of A) and B) are referred to the total weight of A)+B) and the DSC second heating scan is carried out with a heating rate of 10° C. per minute. The composition is useful for preparing gaskets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Roberta Marchini, Stefano Spataro, Stefano Pasquali, Gianluca Musacchi
  • Patent number: 10773246
    Abstract: A method of making silica-layered double hydroxide microspheres having the formula I: (i) wherein, Mz+ and M?y+ are two different charged metal cations; z=1 or 2; y=3 or 4; 0<x<0.9; b is 0 to 10; c is 0 to 10; P>0, q>0, Xn? is an anion; with n>0 a=z(1?x)+xy?2; and the AMO-solvent is an 100% aqueous miscible organic solvent; comprises the steps: (a) contacting silica microspheres and a metal ion containing solution containing metal ions Mz+ and M?y+ in the presence of a base and an anion solution; (b) collecting the product; and (c) optionally treating the product with AMO-solvent and recovering the solvent treated material to obtain the silica-layered double hydroxide microspheres. Preferably, M in the formula I is Li, Mg, Ni or Ca. Preferably, M? in formula I is Al. The invention further provides silica-layered double hydroxide microspheres having the formula I. The silica-layered double hydroxide microspheres may be used as catalysts and/or catalyst supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: SCG CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Dermot O'Hare, Chunping Chen
  • Patent number: 10373733
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an insulated electric wire for an automobile containing a conductor and an insulating coating layer which coats the conductor, the insulating coating layer being formed of a non-crosslinkable resin composition containing 65 to 90 parts by weight of a polypropylene-based resin, 10 to 40 parts by weight of a metal hydroxide, 20 to 50 parts by weight of a bromine-based flame retardant, 5 to 30 parts by weight of antimony trioxide, and 2 to 15 parts by weight of a maleic acid-modified resin in the ratio and further containing at least one of 3 to 10 parts by weight of a polyethylene resin and 2 to 10 parts by weight of an ethylene-based copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Inventors: Makoto Kambe, Kousuke Kogo
  • Patent number: 9540661
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for complete anaerobic digestion of polymer mixtures of the composition: a) 25 to 95% by weight of a polyhydroxyalkanoate selected from the group consisting of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate, poly-3-hydroxybutyrate, poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate), poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) and poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate) and b) 5 to 75% by weight of an aliphatic polyester comprising: i) 65 to 100 mol %, based on components i to ii, of succinic acid or of a succinic acid derivative; ii) 0 to 35 mol %, based on components i to ii, of an aliphatic C5-C36-dicarboxylic acid, of a corresponding acid derivative or of a mixture; iii) 98 to 100 mol %, based on components i to ii, of a C2-C8-alkylenediol or C2-C6-oxyalkylenediol; iv) 0 to 2% by weight, based on the polymer obtainable from components i to iii, of at least one polyfunctional compound comprising at least two isocyanate, isocyanurate, oxazoline or epoxide groups or at least three alco
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Carsten Sinkel, Robert Loos, Karlheinz Jochem, Kai Oliver Siegenthaler, Xin Yang, Ulf Küper, Mathias Zimmermann
  • Patent number: 9487049
    Abstract: The invention relates to a rubber composition having improved vulcanization kinetics, which can be used in particular for manufacturing tires or semi-finished products for tires, based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler and a coupling agent providing the bond between filler and elastomer, characterized in that said reinforcing filler comprises synthetic magnesium hydroxide Mg(OH)2 wafers, covered with silica. The invention also relates to the use of such a composition for manufacturing rubber articles, in particular tires or semi-finished products made of rubber intended for these tires, especially treads. The invention also relates, per se, to this synthetic magnesium hydroxide in the form of silica-covered wafers, and also to its use as a reinforcing filler, especially in a diene elastomer matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Inventors: Arnaud Lapra, Franck Varagniat, Anne Veyland
  • Patent number: 9243161
    Abstract: Provided is a composition comprising: a vinyl alcohol polymer (A) comprising a monomer unit having a group represented by a formula (1); and a compound (B) comprising a silicon atom, a titanium atom, a zirconium atom or a combination thereof, at a content of 0.01 parts by mass or greater and 900 parts by mass or less with respect to 100 parts by mass of the vinyl alcohol polymer (A), wherein an inequality (I) is satisfied: 370?P×S?6,000??(I) wherein, P represents a viscosity average degree of polymerization; and S represents a percentage content (mol %) of the monomer unit. Also provided are a coating agent containing the composition, and a coated article, a thermal recording material, an ink jet recording material and a base paper for a release paper that are produced using the coating agent, and a method for producing a coated article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuta Taoka, Shinsuke Nii, Masato Nakamae
  • Patent number: 9228131
    Abstract: Silane-grafted polyolefin composition comprising a brominated, flame retardant additive is prepared by a process comprising the step of contacting within a reaction—extrusion zone operated at grafting conditions: A. A polyolefin, B. A hydrolysable unsaturated silane, C. A free radical generator, and D. Halogenated polyaryl alkane, e.g., decabromodiphenyl ethane, such that at least a portion of the hydrolysable unsaturated silane is grafted to the polyolefin. The silane-grafted polyolefin is crosslinked after extrusion from the zone, typically as a wire and cable coating, upon exposure to moisture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Inventor: Michael B. Biscoglio
  • Publication number: 20150140296
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a resin composition which enables formation of a resin layer having excellent electrical performance including high frequency performance and appropriate solubility with desmear solution required on a material used in manufacturing of a printed wiring board. To achieve the object, the resin composition used for constituting a resin layer on a metal layer surface of a laminate includes a polyphenylene ether compound and 10 parts by mass to 100 parts by mass of a styrene-butadiene block copolymer and 0.1 parts by mass to 100 parts by mass of a component promoting solubility with desmear solution against 100 parts by mass of the polyphenylene ether compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Toshifumi Matsushima, Tetsuro Sato
  • 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: 20150093529
    Abstract: Provided are a halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition containing a metal hydroxide as a flame retardant, the resin composition having good flame retardancy even when a mixing proportion of the metal hydroxide is reduced and having good print quality, a flame-retardant heat-shrinkable tube formed by using the flame-retardant resin composition, and a flame-retardant insulated electric wire including an insulating coating formed by using the flame-retardant resin composition. The flame-retardant resin composition contains a thermoplastic resin, a metal hydroxide, and a modified silicone having, at an end thereof, a functional group having a carbon-carbon double bond. A content of the metal hydroxide is 85 to 190 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the thermoplastic resin, and a content of the modified silicone is 0.05% to 5% by mass relative to the metal hydroxide. The flame-retardant heat-shrinkable tube is formed by using the flame-retardant resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Fine Polymer, Inc.
    Inventors: Taro Fujita, Hiroshi Hayami, Shinya Nishikawa, Shohei Okabe
  • Patent number: 8993665
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers, nanomaterials, and methods of making the same. Various embodiments provide an amphiphilic multi-arm copolymer. The copolymer includes a core unit and a plurality of amphiphilic block copolymer arms. Each block copolymer arm is substituted on the core unit. Each block copolymer arm includes at least one hydrophilic homopolymer subunit and at least one hydrophobic homopolymer subunit. In some examples, the copolymer can include a star-like or bottlebrush-like block copolymer, and can include a Janus copolymer. Various embodiments provide a nanomaterial. In some examples, the nanomaterial can include Janus nanomaterials, and can include nanoparticles, nanorods, or nanotubes. The nanomaterial includes the amphiphilic multi-arm copolymer and at least one inorganic precursor. The inorganic precursor can be coordinated to at least one homopolymer subunit of one of the amphiphilic block copolymer arms to form the nanomaterial.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Zhiqun Lin, Xinchang Pang
  • Patent number: 8980983
    Abstract: Compositions comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer as component A, at least one C2-C4-?-olefin-vinyl acetate copolymer having vinyl acetate content of >40% by weight as component B, at least one plastomer produced via metallocene catalysis and based on ethylene and on at least one C4-C8-olefin as component C, where component C differs from component A, at least one polyolefin homo- or copolymer modified with an unsaturated carboxylic acid or with a derivative thereof, as component D, at least one flame retardant as component E, and also optionally one or more further auxiliaries and additives, a process for producing the compositions of the invention, the use of the compositions of the invention as insulation materials or, respectively, sheathing materials for cables or lines, insulation materials or, respectively, sheathing materials for cables or lines, comprising the composition of the invention, and also cables or lines which comprise the composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Manuel La Rosa, Martin Hoch, Albertus Tankink
  • Publication number: 20150073083
    Abstract: Treated, inorganic, non-halogenated flame retardants, methods for treating inorganic, non-halogenated flame retardants for better dispersion and improved powder flow performance in plastics, and apyrous plastics formed from such treated, inorganic, non-halogenated flame retardants are provided. In accordance with an exemplary embodiment, a method for treating an inorganic, non-halogenated flame retardant includes providing a wax emulsion, the wax emulsion comprising a polymer wax, an alkali, and water. The wax emulsion is blended with an inorganic, non-halogenated flame retardant for a period of time to form a treated inorganic, non-halogenated flame retardant. The treated inorganic, non-halogenated flame retardant is dried.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Yue Wen Liu, Megan Mao, Jun Li
  • Patent number: 8975320
    Abstract: A flame retardant additive for polymers is disclosed which additive comprises a polyacrylate in combination with a) at least one zinc borate, b) at least one silicone resin, and c) alumina trihydrate or magnesium hydroxide or a mixture thereof, said additive being free of halogens, antimony oxide and phosphorus-containing substances. A flame retardant composition comprising a polymer and a flame retardant additive is also disclosed as well as a method of reducing the flammability of a polymer by mixing said polymer with said flame retardant additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: PP Polymer AB
    Inventor: Swaraj Paul
  • 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: 20150060107
    Abstract: A halogen-free resin composition includes an engineering plastic as a main component including an aromatic ring. A thermal weight-change rate measured by a thermogravimetry (under conditions that a dry air as a purge gas is introduced and that heating is conducted from 40° C. at a temperature rise rate of 10° C./min) is not less than ?60% when it is 430° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Makoto Iwasaki, Kenichiro Fujimoto
  • Publication number: 20150056462
    Abstract: A flame retardant film is a thin flexible film formulated from about 60.0% to 87.0% polyolefin, and about 6% to 30% Mg(OH)2 flame retardant concentrate containing about 60% Mg(OH)2. The film exhibits a flame spread index (FSI) of no more than 20 and a smoke generation index of no more than 60 when tested in accordance with ASTM E 84, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventor: Michael J. Rancich
  • Publication number: 20150056450
    Abstract: Disclosed are polymer compositions, comprising: (a) 10 to 40 weight percent of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane copolymer; (b) 5 to 25 weight percent of a hydrogenated block copolymer of an alkenyl aromatic compound and a conjugated diene; (c) 0 to 10 weight percent of a polybutene; (d) 30 to 60 weight percent of magnesium hydroxide; (e) 0 to 10 weight percent of an anti-UV agent; (f) 1 to 40 weight percent of a copolymer of ethylene and a C3-C12 alpha-olefin; and (g) 0 to 30 weight percent of a polyolefin homopolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicant: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventor: Wei Shan
  • Patent number: 8962145
    Abstract: The present invention concerns weakly anionic polymers including their use in paper coatings, especially those intended for paper for inkjet printing. These additives provide the sought thickening function, while improving water retention very appreciably. The invention also concerns a method of manufacture of such coatings, together with the coatings obtained in this manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Coatex
    Inventors: Murielle Guillot, Olivier Guerret, Francois Dupont
  • Publication number: 20150045486
    Abstract: Curable compositions of resin-linear organosiloxane block copolymers having improved shelf stability are disclosed. A stabilizer compound is added to the resin-linear organosiloxane block copolymer which increases the temperatures needed to effect final cure of the compositions. In other embodiments, the present disclosure provides curable compositions of resin linear organosiloxane block copolymers having improved physical properties, such as improved toughness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: John Bernard Horstman, Steven Swier
  • Publication number: 20150038629
    Abstract: The invention provides halogen-free, flame-retardant flexible polyolefin-based formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Stefan Ultsch
  • Patent number: 8946336
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a heat retaining agent for agricultural films comprising hydrotalcite-type particles which can satisfy all of a transparency required for heat retaining agents for agricultural films, dispersibility in resins, and handling property at a high level. According to the present invention, there are provided hydrotalcite-type particles having an oil absorption of not more than 35 mL/100 g and a ratio of an oil absorption to a plate surface diameter (oil absorption/plate surface diameter) of 140 to 190; a heat retaining agent for agricultural films comprising the hydrotalcite-type particles; and an agricultural film comprising the heat retaining agent for agricultural films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Toda Kogyo Corporation
    Inventors: Kanae Honmyo, Torayuki Honmyo
  • Publication number: 20150031798
    Abstract: A composite material is disclosed for use in a high-voltage device having a high-voltage electrical conductor, the material containing a polymeric matrix and at least one fiber embedded in the polymeric matrix, the fibers having an average diameter of less than about 500 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: Jens ROCKS, Walter Odermatt
  • Publication number: 20150030853
    Abstract: A crosslinkable halogen-free resin composition includes a base polymer including at least one type of ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) and an acid-modified polyolefin resin having a glass-transition temperature (Tg) as measured by DSC of not more than ?55° C. at a mass ratio of 70:30 to 99:1, and a metal hydroxide included in an amount of 100 to 250 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the base polymer. The at least one type of EVA has a melting temperature (Tm) as measured by DSC of not less than 70° C. The base polymer includes 25 to 50 mass % of a vinyl acetate (VA).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: Makoto IWASAKI, Mitsuru HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 8940830
    Abstract: The drying time for aqueous asphalt emulsions used in the roofing and other waterproofing industries is shortened by separately applying an emulsion breaking agent to the substrate to be waterproofed, to the aqueous asphalt emulsion after it is applied, or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Tremco Incorporated
    Inventors: William R. Knight, Ge Wang, Dominic R. Cremona, Ronald M. Velichka
  • Publication number: 20150025190
    Abstract: A flame retardant pallet that includes at least one structural component formed from a polymeric composite material. The polymeric composite material includes 35 weight percent (wt. %) to 78 wt. % of a polyolefin; 20 wt. % to 50 wt. % of a long glass fiber reinforcement; 0.5 wt. % to 3 wt. % of a coupling agent coupling the long glass fiber reinforcement to the polyolefin; and up to 25 wt. % of a flame retardant, wherein the wt. % values of the polymeric composite material are based on a total weight of the polymeric composite material and total to a value of 100 wt. %, and the polymeric composite material used to form the structural component has a specific strength of at least 55 kN·m/kg and a specific stiffness of at least 3500 kN·m/kg as tested according to ASTM D638-10 (tensile strength) and D790-00 (flex modulus), which were each divided by the specific gravity (determined through ASTM D792-08) to arrive at the given values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2013
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: CIP Binani, Inc.
    Inventors: Darin J. Grinsteinner, Larry E. Tiedermann, Ronald C. Hawley
  • Patent number: 8933150
    Abstract: This invention describes a composite molded material consisting of granular ceramic or ceramic coated material and liquid epoxy or urethane resin or vinyl ester resin or polyester resin or mixtures thereof in various ratios by weight and the processes by which the invention is produced. This invention results in a composite material of two or more dissimilar materials which improves the characteristic properties, such as wear, stain and abrasion resistance, oxidation resistance, corrosion resistance, heat resistance, electrical and thermal conductivity, and mechanical strength for which a monolithic material is not satisfactory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Grenite Sustainable Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: John G. Carpenter, Richard E. Johnson
  • Patent number: 8927655
    Abstract: Flame-retardant material comprising: a matrix comprising, preferably consisting of, at least one organic polymer; a flame-retardant agent selected from metal hydroxides; and a coupling agent forming an interface between the matrix and the flame-retardant agent; wherein the matrix comprises at least 50% by mass of at least one biopolymer, and the coupling agent consists of a copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate (EVA), comprising at least 40% by mass of vinyl acetate (VA), grafted with maleic anhydride. Electrical installation box or electrical cable tube, conduit, comprising said material. Use of said material for manufacturing electrical installation boxes or electrical cable tubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Schneider Electric Industries SAS
    Inventors: Alexander Siegrist, Per Eriksson
  • Publication number: 20150005429
    Abstract: Magnesium hydroxide fine particles having a nano-order particle size, a low carbon content, high whiteness and high transparency and a production process therefor. The magnesium hydroxide fine particles have an average secondary particle diameter measured by frequency analysis of 1 to 100 nm and a carbon content of less than 0.9 wt %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Tsukasa Nakamura, Yusuke Kurogi
  • Patent number: 8916633
    Abstract: A film is used as a TAB leader tape. The film comprises 45 parts by mass or more of a polyphenylene ether-based resin and 55 parts by mass or less of at least one component selected from a thermoplastic resin and a plasticizer based on 100 parts by mass of the film. The film optionally includes inorganic filler and other additional components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kamo
  • Publication number: 20140367144
    Abstract: A halogen-free flame-retardant resin composition includes a base polymer including not less than 5 mass % of an ethylene-?-olefin block copolymer having a melting point of not less than 118° C. and a glass transition temperature (Tg) of not more than ?40° C., and a metal hydroxide added in an amount of 50 to 250 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the base polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Kentaro SEGAWA, Makoto Iwasaki, Yoshiaki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 8912260
    Abstract: A composition that includes at least one silane-functional polymer P and 20 to 60% by weight of aluminum hydroxide or magnesium hydroxide or mixture thereof, is disclosed. The composition has a viscosity of 500 to 20,000 mPa·s measured according to DIN 53018 at a temperature of 20° C. The composition is suitable as a liquid membrane and has very good flammability properties, i.e., it is difficult to ignite and is self-extinguishing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Sika Technology AG
    Inventors: Thomas Pusel, Raphael Teysseire, Willi Tenisch, Susanne Strauss, Barbara Jucker, Carsten Zilg
  • Patent number: 8906257
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a composite getter for thin-film photovoltaic panels which is made with a polymer having low H2O transmission containing one or more alkaline earth metal oxide, to a photovoltaic panel containing such composite getter and to a method for the manufacturing of photovoltaic panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: SAES Getters S.p.A.
    Inventors: Sergio Rondena, Antonio Bonucci, Giorgio Longoni, Luca Toia, Marco Amiotti