Inorganic Silicon-containing Material Having Specified Dimensions Patents (Class 524/493)
  • Patent number: 11634566
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a rubber composition, production method thereof and a rubber product using the same. The rubber composition includes a rubber matrix and essential components. Based on 100 parts by weight of the rubber matrix, the rubber matrix includes a branched polyethylene with a content represented as A, in which 0<A?100, and an EPM and an EPDM with a total content represented as B, in which 0?B<100; and the essential components include 1.5 to 10 parts of a crosslinking agent and 40 to 200 parts of a reinforcing filler. The reinforcing filler includes carbon black and silica and can also include any one or more of calcium carbonate, talcum powder, calcined clay, magnesium silicate, and magnesium carbonate, wherein the content of the carbon black is 5 to 100 parts, and the content of the silica is 5 to 60 parts. The rubber composition is used for producing rubber product with better yield and tear strength and service performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: HANGZHOU XINGLU TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tao Xu, Zhi Sheng Fu, An Yang Wu
  • Patent number: 11597822
    Abstract: The present invention provides a rubber composition for tires which provides improved abrasion resistance, and a pneumatic tire containing the rubber composition. The present invention relates to a rubber composition for tires containing a rubber component including at least 80% by mass in total of at least one of an isoprene-based rubber, a polybutadiene rubber, or a styrene-butadiene rubber, the rubber composition containing, per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component, 3 to 250 parts by mass of a reinforcing filler and 0.2 to 10 parts by mass of a specific tetrazine compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takehiro Kitaura, Subaru Toya, Hayato Yoshiyasu, Hiroaki Yamada
  • Patent number: 11578232
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a super-liquid-repellent coating film that has improved abrasion resistance. Provided as a means for solving the problem is a coating film that has a fluorine atom content of 1 to 60 wt %, the coating film having a surface that has an average surface roughness Ra of 0.5 to 20, a surface area ratio of 1.7 to 5, a contact angle with water of 150° or more, a contact angle with n-hexadecane of 80° or more, and a surface that has a contact angle with water of 150° or more after being rubbed 100 times with a PET film under a load of 100 g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Yamaguchi, Kakeru Hanabusa, Kensuke Mohara, Masamichi Morita
  • Patent number: 11498841
    Abstract: An economic process for producing high quality finely divided silicon dioxide from mixtures comprising economical silicon compounds without operational disturbances is characterized by using as an Si source mixture of at least two silicon compounds, at least one being carbon-containing and at least one being carbon-free, supplying a fuel gas and an oxygen-containing source, the molar C/Si ratio of this mixture being between 10/BET and 35/BET, and the molar H/Cl ratio of this mixture being between 0.45+(BET/600) and 0.95+(BET/600), with BET being the specific surface area of the pyrogenic silicon dioxide under production, introducing this mixture as the main flow into a reaction space and igniting and reacting it, and isolating the resulting solid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventor: Mikhail Sofin
  • Patent number: 11485836
    Abstract: Described herein are component compositions comprising a blend of a polymer resin together with silica glass beads. In certain embodiments, the components demonstrate improved abrasion resistance as do the industrial fabrics produced that comprise at least one component of the instant disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Albany International Corp.
    Inventors: Dhruv Agarwal, Louis Jay Jandris
  • Patent number: 11459702
    Abstract: Provided are a method for manufacturing paper with which it is possible to easily manufacture paper wherein water-filterability and yield are excellent and hydrophilia is suppressed without using a cationic polymer or silica, a device for manufacturing an additive for manufacturing paper, and a device for manufacturing paper. The method for manufacturing paper is a method having a reactant generating step for generating a reactant by subjecting an acrylamide polymer to a Hoffman elimination reaction, and a supply step for supplying the reactant to a paper machine within 24 hours of the start of the Hoffman elimination reaction. The acrylamide polymer preferably includes an acrylamide polymer having a intrinsic viscosity of 12.5-28 dl/g and anionization of 0.3 meq/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: KURITA WATER INDUSTRIES LTD.
    Inventor: Jiayi Chen
  • Patent number: 11396590
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pneumatic tire achieving a balanced improvement in fuel economy, abrasion resistance, and wet grip performance. The present invention relates to a pneumatic tire, including a tread containing a tread rubber composition, the tread rubber composition containing a rubber component including 30% by mass or more of a styrene-butadiene rubber, the tread rubber composition containing, per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component: 80 to 150 parts by mass of silica; 0.1 to 3.0 parts by mass of a tetrazine compound of formula (1); and 50 parts by mass or less of a hydrocarbon resin having a SP value of 7.5 to 10.5, the styrene-butadiene rubber having a styrene content of 23% by mass or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Hayato Yoshiyasu
  • Patent number: 11377564
    Abstract: Granular and/or shaped hydrophobic silica useful for thermal insulation materials are prepared by mixing hydrophilic silica with a hydrophobicizing agent at low temperature so the hydrophobicizing agent does not appreciably react, followed by deaeration and compaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Konrad Hindelang, Dominik Jantke, Richard Weidner
  • Patent number: 11370899
    Abstract: The present invention provides a rubber composition for tires which provides a balanced improvement in ice performance, fuel economy, and abrasion resistance, and a pneumatic tire containing the rubber composition. The present invention relates to a rubber composition for tires containing a rubber component including at least 80% by mass in total of at least one of an isoprene-based rubber, a polybutadiene rubber, or a styrene-butadiene rubber, the rubber composition containing, per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component, 10 to 120 parts by mass of silica, 0.2 to 10 parts by mass of a tetrazine compound of formula (1), and 1 to 50 parts by mass of a low-molecular-weight diene polymer having a weight average molecular weight of 200,000 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Hayato Yoshiyasu
  • Patent number: 11349120
    Abstract: A silicon based micro-structured material and methods are shown. In one example, the silicon based micro-structured material includes a carbon coating. In one example, the silicon based micro-structured material is used as an electrode in a battery, such as a lithium ion battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: THE REGENTS OF TEE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Cengiz S. Ozkan, Mihrimah Ozkan, Wei Wang
  • Patent number: 11279623
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a hydrous silica for rubber-reinforcing filler, having a BET specific surface area ranging from 230 to 350 m2/g; the volume average particle diameter (D50) measured by the laser diffraction method after dispersing 50 ml of a hydrous silica slurry adjusted to 4% by weight with an ultrasonic homogenizer having an output of 140 W for 10 minutes is 3.0 ?m or less; and the top 10% of particles (D90) in the particle size distribution is 10.0 ?m or less. This invention provides a hydrous silica capable of further improving reinforcing properties of a rubber, particularly the wear resistance by improving dispersibility of the hydrous silica in the rubber in addition to rubber reinforcing properties obtained by a high BET specific surface area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Inventors: Yuta Imabeppu, Hideo Kanemitsu
  • Patent number: 11226518
    Abstract: A display panel, a sealant coating device and a method for sealant coating are provided. The display panel includes a display area and a peripheral area and further includes oleophobic sealant provided in the peripheral area on a side near the display area and hydrophobic sealant provided in the peripheral area on a side away from the display area and surrounding the oleophobic sealant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Detao Zhao, Yangheng Li, Gang Yu, Bin Li
  • Patent number: 11208331
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a hydrous silica for rubber-reinforcing filler, having a BET specific surface area ranging from 230 to 350 m2/g, and satisfies the following: a) the pore volume of 1.9 nm to 100 nm pore radius measured by the mercury press-in method (VHP-Hg) ranges from 1.40 to 2.00 cm3/g; b) total pore volume in the range of 1.6 nm to 100 nm pore radius by the nitrogen adsorption/desorption method (VN2) ranges from 1.60 to 2.20 cm3/g; and c) the pore volume ratio of (a) and (b) VHP-Hg/VN2 ranges from 0.70 to 0.95. This invention provides a hydrous silica capable of further improving reinforcing properties of a rubber, particularly the wear resistance by improving dispersibility of the hydrous silica in the rubber in addition to rubber reinforcing properties obtained by a high BET specific surface area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Inventors: Yuta Imabeppu, Hideo Kanemitsu
  • Patent number: 11054066
    Abstract: The present invention provides a hose excellent in mechanical properties at high temperatures. The hose of the present invention comprises a cross-linked fluororubber layer obtainable by cross-linking a fluororubber composition containing a fluororubber (A) and a carbon black (B). The cross-linked fluororubber layer has a loss modulus E? of 400 kPa or higher and 6,000 kPa or lower determined by a dynamic viscoelasticity test (measurement temperature: 160° C., tensile strain: 1%, initial force: 157 cN, frequency: 10 Hz).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Junpei Terada, Daisuke Ota, Masanori Kitaichi, Yutaka Ueta, Shigeru Morita, Kazuyoshi Kawasaki, Tatsuya Morikawa, Satoshi Kawai, Shoji Fukuoka
  • Patent number: 11046852
    Abstract: A resin molded product contains a resin and hollow particles each having a shell layer containing a silsesquioxane represented by the following formula (RSiO1.5)n wherein R represents an alkyl group having 1 or more and 3 or less carbon atoms, a phenyl group, or a vinyl group, and n is an integer of 7 or more and 150 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Tatsuki Sano, Shunsuke Nozaki, Soichiro Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10919341
    Abstract: A rubber composition contains a diene rubber and a reinforcing filler, and the diene rubber contains a styrene-butadiene copolymer component including at least one type of styrene-butadiene copolymer and satisfying the following: (1) the bonded styrene content is from 5 to 50 wt. %; (2) among components obtained by ozone decomposition, a content of a decomposed component V1 containing one 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived unit out of a total of 100 mol % of decomposed components containing styrene-derived units and/or 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived units is less than 20 mol %; (3) among components obtained by ozone decomposition, a content of a decomposed component S2V1 containing two styrene-derived units and one 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived unit out of a total of 100 mol % of decomposed components containing styrene-derived units and/or 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived units is less than 4 mol %; and (4) a vinyl content of a butadiene moiety is not less than 20% and less than 50%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Inventors: Yuko Sekine, Makoto Ashiura, Fumito Yatsuyanagi
  • Patent number: 10889147
    Abstract: A rubber composition is based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler, a crosslinking system and a hydrocarbon-based resin. The hydrocarbon-based resin has a number-average molecular weight (Mn) of between 700 and 1000 g/mol, an average molecular weight Mz of greater than 6000 g/mol and a polydispersity index (PI) of greater than 2.4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin
    Inventors: Julien Chatard, Benoit De Gaudemaris, Alain Hut, Fabien Hellot, Francois Dimier
  • Patent number: 10858502
    Abstract: A wax-polymer compound includes (a) a polymer component that is a polymerized unsaturated monomer, optionally copolymerized with a vinyl-aromatic monomer, and (b) a halogenated hydrocarbon wax component. The polymer component is grafted to the halogenated hydrocarbon wax component, and the wax-polymer compound has a number average molecular weight of about 1,000 to about 100,000. A method of making the wax-polymer compound and a coated silica particle are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Yaohong Chen, Xiao-Dong Pan, Dennis R. Brumbaugh, Edward D. Kelley
  • Patent number: 10808823
    Abstract: A toothed pulley P is made with a thermoplastic resin and includes a pulley body with an outer circumference along which teeth are arranged at a constant pitch. The pulley body is made of a resin composition containing a copolymer of nylon 6T and nylon 11 and glass fibers with a flat cross section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: BANDO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Motoyoshi Yoshikawa, Eiichiro Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10780740
    Abstract: A tire comprises a tread, a crown with a crown reinforcement, two sidewalls, two beads, a carcass reinforcement anchored to the two beads and extending from one sidewall to the other, characterized in that the tread comprises a composition based on at least a diene elastomer, at a content of between 35 and 99 phr (parts by weight per hundred parts of elastomer), a thermoplastic elastomer system, at a total content of between 1 and 65 phr, said thermoplastic elastomer system comprising at least two block copolymers, referred to as polystyrene and poly(butadiene/styrene) block copolymers, each comprising at least one elastomer block of optionally hydrogenated butadiene/styrene random copolymer type, and at least one thermoplastic block of styrene type, one of the two polystyrene and poly(butadiene/styrene) block copolymers being hydrogenated such that a proportion ranging from 95 to 100 mol % of the double bonds in the butadiene portion is hydrogenated, the latter being referred to as an essentially hydrogenate
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale Des Etablissements Michelin
    Inventor: Christophe Chouvel
  • Patent number: 10745583
    Abstract: An aqueous coating composition providing the resulting coatings with balanced flexibility and anti-tacky properties, and a method of preparing the aqueous coating composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignees: Dow global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Fu Zhan, Caiyun Li, Yaobang Li, Jinyuan Zhang, Jiansheng Feng, Xiangting Dong, Qian Shen
  • Patent number: 10731040
    Abstract: A method of forming a crosslinked polyphenol, the method comprising: reacting a bio-based phenolic compound comprising at least one phenolic hydroxyl group, with a crosslinking agent comprising at least two functional groups reactive with the phenolic hydroxyl group, wherein the at least two functional groups are each independently a halogen group, acid halide group, sulfonyl halide group, glycidyl group, anhydride group, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing, to provide the crosslinked polyphenol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES, REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY
    Inventors: Ramaswamy Nagarajan, Jayant Kumar, Ravi Mosurkal, Zhiyu Xia
  • Patent number: 10688754
    Abstract: A contact clear, durable heat resistant single ply low cost packaging or labeling substrate having: (a) a clear heat resistant film selected from polyester films and cellulosic films having a top and a bottom surface and (b) a pressure sensitive adhesive layer on the bottom surface of the clear heat resistant polymer film that has a pressure sensitive adhesive and an amount of a solid filler which is effective to reduce oozing when the label substrate is passed through a high temperature printer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: POLYMERIC CONVERTING LLC
    Inventor: Peter J. Dronzek, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10669421
    Abstract: Complex shaped bodies of silicone are produced by ballistic 3D DOD printing by employing a silicone resin-based composition curable by hydrosilylation, which exhibits a high shear thinning behavior and a rapid viscosity recovery rate alter removal of shear.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Frank Achenbach, Ernst Selbertinger
  • Patent number: 10654316
    Abstract: The pneumatic tire characterized by comprising the tread and the crosslinked rubber composition, of the present invention, wherein the tread and the crosslinked rubber composition comprise two or more kinds of rubber components and a filler and have a volume of the low density region of 35% or more, a volume of the void portion of 7.5 or less and a filler distribution D represented by the following formula (I) of 2.0 or less are excellent in abrasion resistance. D=(A1/B1)/(A0/B0)??(I) In the formula (I), A1 represents a volume fraction of a rubber component A in a filler gel, B1 represents a volume fraction of a rubber component B in a filler gel, A0 represents a volume fraction of a compounded rubber component A, B0 represents a volume fraction of a compounded rubber component B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Mashita, Hiroyuki Kishimoto, Ryota Kitago
  • Patent number: 10639932
    Abstract: The pneumatic tire of the present invention characterized by comprising: bead cores, a carcass ply, an inner liner disposed at an inner side than the carcass ply in a direction of a tire diameter, and a tread disposed at an outer side than the carcass ply in a direction of a tire diameter and having a volume of the low density region of 35% or more at elongation by an applied stress of 1.5 MPa, a volume of the void portion of 7.5% or less at elongation by an applied stress of 3.0 MPa and a filler dispersibility index ?G* shown by the following equation (I) of 3 or less and the crosslinked rubber composition having a volume of the low density region of 35% or more at elongation by an applied stress of 1.5 MPa, a volume of the void portion of 7.5 or less at elongation by an applied stress of 3.0 MPa and a filler dispersibility index ?G* shown by the following equation (I) of 3 or less are excellent in abrasion resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Mashita, Hiroyuki Kishimoto, Ryota Kitago
  • Patent number: 10472503
    Abstract: The present technology provides a rubber composition containing a diene rubber including a styrene-butadiene copolymer component including at least one type of styrene-butadiene copolymer and a reinforcing filler. The bonded styrene content is from 5 to 50 wt. %. The total amount of styrene of an ozone decomposed component S1 including one styrene-derived unit and an ozone decomposed component S1V1 including one styrene-derived unit and one 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived unit is less than 80 wt. % of the amount of bonded styrene. The total amount of styrene of the decomposed component S1V1 is less than 10 wt. % of the amount of bonded styrene. The integrated intensity of an ozone decomposed component S1V2 including one styrene-derived unit and two 1,2-bonded butadiene-derived units is less than 15% of the integrated intensity of all decomposed components including styrene-derived units. The vinyl content of a butadiene portion is not less than 50%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuko Sekine, Makoto Ashiura, Ryosuke Sakai, Fumito Yatsuyanagi
  • Patent number: 10472496
    Abstract: The flame-retardant adhesive composition contains a styrene-based elastomer containing a carboxyl group, an epoxy resin, and a phosphorus-containing oligomer including a structural unit represented by general formula (1), and the epoxy resin content is 1-20 parts by mass and the phosphorus-containing oligomer content is 10-50 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the styrene-based elastomer containing carboxyl groups. (wherein, R1 and R2 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, n is an integer of 1-20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: TOAGOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Takashima, Yuya Okimura, Masashi Yamada
  • Patent number: 10457793
    Abstract: A tire comprises a rubber composition based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler, a specific polyfunctional acrylate derivative and a peroxide, the contents of polyfunctional acrylate derivative and of peroxide being such that the ratio of the content of polyfunctional acrylate derivative to the content of peroxide is greater than or equal to 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventor: Delphine Nayrat
  • Patent number: 10377884
    Abstract: Provided are a rubber composition for tires that shows a balanced improvement in fuel economy, abrasion resistance, wet performance, and handling stability, and a pneumatic tire formed from the rubber composition. The present invention relates to a rubber composition for tires containing a modified diene rubber containing a functional group reactive with silica, a fine particle silica having a nitrogen adsorption specific surface area of 180 m2/g or more, and a silane coupling agent represented by a specific formula.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Yuka Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 10309476
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an SBR composition for a torsional damper in which the SBR composition has a good physical property balance of high load-bearing properties, low CS properties, and the kneadability and roll processability of a rubber material, and to provide a torsional damper. The object is achieved in such a manner that the SBR composition for the torsional damper comprises at least: (a) an SBR polymer having a combined styrene content of 10 wt % to 50 wt %; (b) carbon black comprising FEF grade carbon black and HAF grade carbon black blended at a ratio of FEF:HAF=1:3 to 3:1; (c) a crosslinking system including sulfur, a sulfur-donating compound, and an organic peroxide compound; and (d) a co-crosslinking agent, wherein 60 parts by weight to 100 parts by weight of the carbon black as total parts by weight of the FEF grade carbon black and the HAF grade carbon black is blended based on 100 parts by weight of the SBR polymer, 0.4 part by weight to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: NOK CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tetsuro Negami
  • Patent number: 10308788
    Abstract: A rubber compound comprising at least one polymer base with cross-linkable unsaturated chain, a reinforcing filler, a vulcanization system and an interaction agent between the polymer base and the reinforcing filler consisting of a compound having an amine group and a sulphur atom adapted to react with the polymer base in the vulcanization step. The interaction agent has formula (II) or (III); wherein: y ranges from 0 to 6 R3 is an aliphatic chain containing sulphur and composed of a number of carbon atoms ranging from 1 to 10; wherein: p ranges from 1 to 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Alessandra Bartoloni, Raffaele Di Ronza
  • Patent number: 10301455
    Abstract: A tire comprises a rubber composition based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler, a specific polyfunctional acrylate derivative, silica as predominant reinforcing filler, a guanidine derivative and a peroxide, the contents of polyfunctional acrylate derivative and of peroxide being such that the ratio of the content of polyfunctional acrylate derivative to the content of peroxide is greater than or equal to 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin
    Inventor: Didier Vasseur
  • Patent number: 10294352
    Abstract: Cast silicone compositions with high transparency suitable for use as optical components contain a base polymer with a refractive index ?1.42, and a reinforcing particulate silica which is surface modified to have a refractive index within 0.03 of the refractive index of the base polymer, by reaction with an aryl-silane or aryl-siloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Arvid Kuhn, Inge Schreiber
  • Patent number: 10266660
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a wet rubber masterbatch that will serve as raw material for vulcanized rubber having excellent tensile strength and tear strength and that will permit wet rubber masterbatch to be molded in a short time. A method comprising an operation in which a collection of granules comprising a plurality of granular coagula are obtained from a liquid mixture comprising filler and rubber latex solution, and an operation in which the collection of granules is compressed under conditions satisfying Formula I; 3?P×Da?500 (P indicates pressure (kgf/cm2) applied to the collection of granules. Da indicates granule diameter (mm) of the granular coagula), making it possible to cause a wet rubber masterbatch capable of serving as raw material for vulcanized rubber having excellent tensile strength and tear strength to be molded in a short time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Tanaka, Kenji Nomura
  • Patent number: 10259715
    Abstract: The invention relates to a novel process for preparing a precipitated silica, in which: a silicate is reacted with an acidifying agent, so as to obtain a suspension of precipitated silica, said suspension of precipitated silica is filtered, so as to obtain a filter cake, said filter cake is subjected to a liquefaction operation, after the liquefaction operation, a drying step is performed, characterized in that at least one polycarboxylic acid is added to the filter cake, during or after the liquefaction operation. The invention also relates to novel precipitated silicas and to uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Rhodia Operations
    Inventors: Cédric Boivin, Laurent Guy, Eric Perin, Kilani Lamiri
  • Patent number: 10240067
    Abstract: The present teachings generally provide curable polysiloxane compositions including a base resin including a MQ vinyl siloxane. Articles of manufacture including the curable polysiloxane compositions and slippery coatings and materials also are provided. The compositions may be used to provide slippery, lubricious, or repellent materials and coatings and may provide anti-fouling function. The compositions can provide anti-fouling or foul-release function on open surfaces, internal surfaces, membranes; to provide pinning free or low contact angle hysteresis surfaces; to provide homogeneous interface to suppress nucleation; to provide a barrier layer such as anti-corrosion; to provide anti-stain, anti-smudge, anti-fingerprint, anti-soil function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Adaptive Surface Technologies
    Inventors: Philseok Kim, Teluka Pasan Galhenage, Joseph Lomakin
  • Patent number: 10242902
    Abstract: A temporary adhesive material for a wafer processing, used for temporarily bonding a support and a wafer having a circuit-forming front surface and a back surface to be processed, contains a complex temporary adhesive material layer having a three-layered structure that includes a first temporary adhesive layer composed of a non-silicone thermoplastic resin layer capable of releasably adhering to the front surface of the wafer, a second temporary adhesive layer composed of a thermosetting siloxane polymer layer laminated on the first temporary adhesive layer, and a third temporary adhesive layer composed of a thermosetting siloxane-modified polymer layer laminated on the second temporary adhesive layer and capable of releasably adhering to the support. A wafer processing laminate and temporary adhesive material for a wafer processing facilitate temporary adhesion and separation, have excellent CVD resistance, and can increase productivity of thin wafers, and a method manufactures a thin wafer using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michihiro Sugo, Hiroyuki Yasuda, Shohei Tagami, Masahito Tanabe
  • Patent number: 10138394
    Abstract: The present application discloses a one-part room temperature vulcanizable (RTV) poly(diorganosiloxane) composition for a silicone elastomer air-water barrier coating for a building envelope; a method of preparing a silicone elastomer air-water barrier coating for a building envelope using such a composition and a building envelope prepared by such a method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: CSL Silicones Inc.
    Inventors: Faisal Huda, Farooq Ahmed, Jocelyn J. Johansen, Balwantrai Mistry, Christopher W. McConnery
  • Patent number: 10119014
    Abstract: Provided are: a rubber composition for tires capable of improving fuel economy, wet grip performance, and abrasion resistance; and a pneumatic tire including the same. Included is a rubber composition for tires including: a diene polymer; silica; and a liquid resin having a softening point of ?20 to 20° C., the diene polymer being a modified diene polymer obtained by reacting components (A) and (B), the liquid resin being present in an amount of 3-40 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component, the component (A) being an active alkali metal-terminated conjugated diene polymer obtained by polymerizing a conjugated diene monomer alone or with an aromatic vinyl monomer, in the presence of a component (C), the component (B) being a modifier containing a functional group, the component (C) being a chemical species obtained by reacting an organic alkali metal compound and a compound of Formula (1) below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Soh Ishino
  • Patent number: 10023471
    Abstract: Precipitated silica specifically useful in the paper industry and in particular in paper-coating applications for inject printing, is characterized by an uptake of DOP oil lower than 260 ml/100 g, a pore volume (Vd25) of greater than 0.8 ml/g formed by pores having a diameter of less than 25 nm, a CTAB specific surface area of greater than 280 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Rhodia Operations
    Inventors: Pierre-Yves Lahary, Yvonick Chevallier, Remi Valero
  • Patent number: 10005857
    Abstract: Vulcanizable polymer compositions based on backbone-functionalized polydienes having the general formula (I):
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: ARLANXEO Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Heike Kloppenburg, Ulrich Feldhues, Heinz Unterberg, Hermann-Josef Weidenhaupt, Melanie Wiedemeier-Jarad, Alicia Le-Sattler
  • Patent number: 9926418
    Abstract: Curative fibre components comprise one or more fibres for filaments of curative suitable to cure curable resins such as thermoset resin. In curative fibre components comprising a plurality of fibres of curative, the fibres can be commingled, such as twisting, to form a thread or yarn. Curative fibre components can be used to form a material in the form of a sheet, fabric, layer, textile or mat of woven or non-woven curative fibres. Curative fibre components can be used to produce composite materials such as fibre reinforced resinous composite materials. The curative fibre components can be commingled, including interwoven, stitched and layered with other fibres or fibrous materials, such as fibrous reinforcement, fibrous curable resin, fibrous thermoplastic, other non-reinforcing fibres to form composite materials, prepregs, preforms and articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: CYTEC INDUSTRIAL MATERIALS (DERBY) LIMITED
    Inventors: Mark Raymond Steele, Andrew Gibbs, Amy Grace Atinkson
  • Patent number: 9920901
    Abstract: An LED lensing arrangement for lighting fixtures includes (1) a rigid light-transmissive outer structure having an outwardly-facing light-exit surface and an outer-structure light-input surface, (2) an optically-clear molded polymeric inner structure having a light-entrance surface and a light-output surface which is adhered to the outer-structure light-input surface, the inner structure being of a material which is pourable upon molding, one example being a liquid silicone rubber (LSR) material, and (3) at least one LED light source secured with respect to and optically coupled to the inner-structure light-entrance surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Cree, Inc.
    Inventors: Kurt Wilcox, Craig Raleigh, Mario Alberto Castillo
  • Patent number: 9909015
    Abstract: A flame retardant composition comprising graphene nanoplatelets and a condensation product of a sulfonated aromatic compound with formaldehyde, wherein the w/w ratio between the graphene and the condensation product is in the range of 1:15 to 4:1. The composition may be in the form of a water dispersion applied to the surface of the article to be treated. The composition has optimal flame retardant properties even when applied in relatively modest quantities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: DIRECTA PLUS S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giulio Cesareo, Maria Riccardo Parrini, Laura Giorgia Rizzi
  • Patent number: 9718309
    Abstract: The invention relates to a tire provided with a tread, said tread comprising a rubber composition based on at least one diene elastomer, a zinc diacrylate derivative in the form of a zinc salt in which R1, R2 and R3 independently represent a hydrogen atom or a C1-C7 hydrocarbon group selected from linear, branched or cyclic alkyl groups, aralkyl groups, alkylaryl groups and aryl groups, which are optionally interrupted by one or more heteroatoms, R2 and R3 being able to form together a non-aromatic ring, and a peroxide. The contents of zinc diacrylate derivative and peroxide are such that the ratio of the peroxide content to the zinc diacrylate derivative content is less than or equal to 0.09, said composition comprising no reinforcing filler or comprising less than 50 phr thereof, the ratio of the filler content to the zinc diacrylate derivative content being less than or equal to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignees: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN, MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A.
    Inventors: Didier Vasseur, Aurore Crochet
  • Patent number: 9676958
    Abstract: A copolymer dispersion is described comprising a copolymer derived from a monomer mixture comprising: (a) 88.5 to 94% by weight of at least one vinyl ester of a saturated carboxylic acid; (b) 5 to 10.5% by weight of ethylene; (c) 0.5 to 5% by weight of at least one ethylenically unsaturated acid and/or an anhydride thereof and/or a salt thereof; and (d) 0.5 to 5% by weight of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer having at least one crosslinkable functional unit. The weight ratio of vinylester units to ethylene units in the copolymer is between 89:11 and 94:6 and the dispersion is stabilized with at least 1% by weight of an emulsifier, wherein the amounts of monomers and emulsifier refer to the total amount of monomers in the copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: CELANESE SALES GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Stefan Nogai, Alistair McLennan
  • Patent number: 9650491
    Abstract: An epoxy resin composition is provided which includes a polycrystalline structure comprised of a plurality of monocrystalline structures. The plurality of monocrystalline structures are respectively comprised of a plurality of silicon oxide colloidal particles regularly aligned in epoxy resin. The plurality of silicon oxide colloidal particles are not contacted with each other. The mean distance between the silicon oxide colloidal particles adjacent to each other is less than 330 nm. The mean particle size of the plurality of silicon oxide colloidal particles is less than 290 nm. The concentration of the plurality of silicon oxide colloidal particles is 10-50% by mass. A relative permittivity of 4 or more is ensured. A method for producing the epoxy resin composition is provided. Building materials, ornaments and optical materials, each using the epoxy resin composition, are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignees: FUJI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED, KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Kawanaka, Fumio Uchida, Yuji Nakano, Yoshiyuki Kawasumi
  • Patent number: 9644085
    Abstract: A method of producing rubber compounds, in which the polymer base is composed partly of a first polymer material having a glass transition temperature of over ?50° C., and partly of a second polymer material having a glass transition temperature of below ?50° C. and silica as a filler. The method includes a preliminary first polymer material treating step, in which the first polymer material, a silica having a surface area of 80 to 135 m2/g, a silane bonding agent, and at least one nucleophile agent are mixed together; a preliminary second polymer material treating step, in which the second polymer material, a silica having a surface area of 150 to 220 m2/g, a silane bonding agent, and at least one nucleophile agent are mixed together; a mixing step, in which the compounds resulting from the preliminary treating steps are mixed together; and a final step, in which stearic acid and a curing system are added and mixed with the compound being produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Francesco Botti, Riccardo Ascione, Davide Privitera, Michele Amurri, Pasquale Agoretti
  • Patent number: 9637610
    Abstract: A cross linkable elastomeric composition comprising silica-epoxidized natural rubber (ENR) elastomer as masterbatch, to produce crosslinkable rubber products used in industrial applications preferably the outer layer of solid tire that is capable of providing low rolling resistance and good wet grip properties, the silica-filled ENR masterbatch is a ready compounded masterbatch which is prepared via latex stage preparation which comprises antioxidant, oil emulsion, silica dispersion and ENR latex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: Lembaga Getah Malaysia
    Inventors: Yen Wan Ngeow, Shamheza binti Suhatta, Nurul Hayati binti Yusof, Fauzi bin Mohd Som