Material Contains Glass Patents (Class 524/494)
  • Patent number: 11515644
    Abstract: Provided is an electromagnetic wave shielding and absorbing molded article which has excellent shielding properties and absorbency for electromagnetic waves having a specific frequency. The electromagnetic wave shielding and absorbing molded article includes a thermoplastic resin composition including stainless steel fibers, and the content ratio of the stainless steel fibers in the molded article is from 0.5 to 20 mass %. The electromagnetic wave shielding and absorbing molded article has a thickness from 0.5 mm to 5 mm, and a shielding property of 10 dB or greater and an absorbency of 25% or greater for electromagnetic waves having any frequency in a frequency domain from 59 GHz to 100 GHz.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: DAICEL POLYMER LTD.
    Inventors: Takafumi Ueda, Hirotomo Katano, Hiroshi Katayama
  • Patent number: 11499265
    Abstract: Waterproof composite fabrics comprising a textile layer and a continuous polymer layer that comprises adjoining first and second regions with different physical or visual properties, and knife-over-roll coating methods for 5 manufacturing said composite fabrics. The waterproof composite fabrics described are particularly suitable for covering medical support surfaces, for instance mattresses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: TRELLEBORG NOTTINGHAM LIMITED
    Inventors: Richard Haxby, Ilias Alexandrakis
  • Patent number: 11459441
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermosetting composite resin composition including a thermosetting resin, particularly an unsaturated polyester resin, a low-profile additive and an inorganic filler, and to a method of manufacturing an automobile shell plate using the same. The thermosetting composite resin composition can be used to manufacture not only automobile shell plates having low specific gravity and superior surface smoothness and mechanical properties but also structural parts such as interior parts for airplanes or railways.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation, Hanwha Q CELLS & Advanced Materials Corporation
    Inventors: Sang Sun Park, Seong Muk Lee, Se Yong Kim, Ki Young Kim, Hyeon Kyu Lee
  • Patent number: 11400028
    Abstract: A dental milling blank for the production of permanent indirect restorations in the CAD/CAM process, characterized in that it has a water sorption WSP of less than/equal to 18 ?g/mm3, measured according to ISO 4049 and an E modulus E greater than/equal to 13 GPa, measured according to the ADA specification No. 27 and a quotient Q of WSP/E of less than 1.35 ?g/(GPa×mm3) and consists of the polymerization product of a radically curable dental composition, which comprises a) inorganic fillers, wherein the total mass of the inorganic fillers is at least 83 wt. %, based on the total mass of the composition, b) radically polymerizable monomers, c) one or more initiators for radically curing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: VOCO GMBH
    Inventors: Daniel Oldenburger, Reinhard Maletz, Nils Fontein, Manfred Thomas Plaumann
  • Patent number: 11365295
    Abstract: A fiber-reinforced resin composition includes a polyamide resin and a polyolefin resin, and when one resin between the polyamide resin and the polyolefin resin is set as a first resin, and the other resin is set as a second resin, the composition has a sea-island structure including a continuous phase C consisting of the first resin and a dispersed phase c consisting of the second resin dispersed in the continuous phase C, and in a resin phase separation cross-sectional structure, a total of cross-sectional areas of dispersed phases having a cross-sectional area equal to or smaller than an average cross-sectional area of the reinforcing fiber is 20% or less with respect to a total of cross-sectional areas of all dispersed phases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takayuki Hirai, Kenzo Fukumori, Tetsuya Oda, Takayuki Nagai
  • Patent number: 11326029
    Abstract: A hybrid composite comprising a thermoplastic or thermoset matrix in which brittle and ductile fibers are present, wherein the fibers are configured such that the ductile fibers of the hybrid composite dissipate energy at a impact or overload by plastic deformation of the ductile fibers and show residual properties after impact or overload.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: REIN4CED NV
    Inventors: Michaël G. Callens, Niels De Greef
  • Patent number: 11247415
    Abstract: A process for resin transfer molding (RTM) with staggered injection of a resin is provided that injects resin into a plurality of injection ports of a mold. The temperature and pressure applied to the mold are controlled during injection to limit promote rapid filling of the mold cavity. The injection ports are activated for injecting the resin in any order of individually, in groups, or pairings. Fibers are readily added to the mold separately or within the resin. Cycle times of from 1 to 5 minutes are provided for the process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: CONTINENTAL STRUCTURAL PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Probir Kumar Guha, Michael J. Siwajek, Philippe Bonte, Marc-Phillippe Toitgans, Dominique Boyer
  • Patent number: 11203546
    Abstract: Glass flakes of the present invention have an average particle diameter of 0.1 to 15 ?m and an average thickness of 0.1 to 2 ?m. The glass flakes have a particle size distribution in which the particle diameter at 99% of the cumulative volume from the smaller particle diameter is 45 ?m or less, and the maximum particle diameter of the glass flakes is 62 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Shinichi Kato
  • Patent number: 11186124
    Abstract: Passenger vehicle tire, the tread having edge parts (11), provided with a plurality of transversely or obliquely oriented cuts (3) having a width at most equal to 2 mm and a depth at least equal to 75% of the thickness of the tread that is intended to be worn away, more than half of the cuts (3) comprising a protuberance that locally reduces the width of the cut (3) to a width at least equal to 0.2 mm and at most equal to 0.5 mm. The tread material which comes into contact with the road surface in the new state has a Shore A hardness at least equal to 48 and at most equal to 57, a loss at 60° C. at least equal to 12% and at most equal to 20%, a glass transition temperature Tg at least equal to ?20° C. and at most equal to ?10° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventors: Frédéric Bourgeois, Fabien Hellot
  • Patent number: 11118047
    Abstract: A glass fiber-reinforced polyolefin resin material, containing: a glass fiber; and a thermoplastic resin, wherein said thermoplastic resin contains: at least, a specific graft-modified polypropylene, wherein, with respect to the graft-modified polypropylene, each specific amounts of the glass fiber and a compound or polymer having an acid anhydride structure are contained, and wherein, in the content of a graft-modification component in the graft-modified polypropylene, the content of a component obtained from the (meth)acrylate containing an epoxy group is 0.5 or more and 10 or less parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of said polypropylene, and a component obtained from the aromatic vinyl compound has a mass equal to or less than said component obtained from the (meth)acrylate; a composition for said resin material; a method of producing the same; and a composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eiji Kozawa, Sinji Satoh, Keiko Chikazawa, Yasuo Nakajima, Takeshi Yagi, Koichi Maeno, Satoshi Takamura
  • Patent number: 10961394
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition includes a poly(etherimide), a poly(ester-carbonate), a poly(carbonate-siloxane), a flow promoter, and a hydrogenated block copolymer of an alkenyl aromatic compound and a conjugated diene. The flow promoter includes units derived from styrene and acrylonitrile, preferably an acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, a styrene-acrylonitrile, a high rubber graft acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate copolymer, or a combination including at least one of the foregoing. A method of making the thermoplastic composition and an article including the thermoplastic composition are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SHPP GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Chen Wan, Hao Zhou, Raghavendra Raj Maddikeri
  • Patent number: 10815344
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a fibrous material, a multistage polymer and a (meth)acrylic polymer. The composition can be in form of a prepreg, a preform or a laminate. The present invention further relates to a method for making a composition comprising a fibrous material, a multistage polymer and a (meth)acrylic polymer and its use in making composite articles. The present invention also relates to a process for preparing a composition comprising a fibrous material, a multistage polymer and a (meth)acrylic polymer and its use for producing fibre reinforced impact modified composites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Pierre Escale, Raber Inoubli, Pierre Gerard, Philippe Hajji
  • Patent number: 10737532
    Abstract: A reinforced product, which can be used especially for reinforcing a finished rubber article, comprises one or more textile or metallic reinforcing thread(s), said thread(s) being covered with a sheath comprising a thermoplastic polymer composition, the sheathed thread(s) being themselves embedded in a rubber composition referred to as coating rubber, characterized in that this coating rubber is a composition based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler, and a sulfur-based vulcanization system, which system comprises a vulcanization accelerator having a vulcanization initiation time, referred to as “t0”, of less than 3.5 minutes, preferably of less than or equal to 3 minutes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale Des Establissements Michelin
    Inventor: Anne-Lise Thuilliez
  • Patent number: 10717858
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition and a molded article produced using the same. The thermoplastic resin composition includes: a styrene-based copolymer resin; a rubber-modified acrylic graft copolymer; a silicone compound-containing branched copolymer; glass fibers; and metal particles, wherein a weight ratio of the branched copolymer to the glass fibers ranges from about 1:1 to about 6:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Lotte Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Kyoung Ham, Young Chul Kwon, Yeon Wook Chung, Dong Hui Chu
  • Patent number: 10703907
    Abstract: A composition [composition (C)] comprising: from 1 to 90% by weight (wt. %) of at least one a polyetherimide polymer [PEI polymer], from 5 to 94 wt. % of at least one polyphenylsulfone polymer, [PPSU polymer], from 5 to 75% wt. of at least one fibrous reinforcing filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Solvay Special Polymers USA, LLC
    Inventor: Corinne Bushelman
  • Patent number: 10669189
    Abstract: Provided are a high-performance glass fiber composition, and a glass fiber and composite material thereof. The content, given in weight percentage, of each component of the glass fibre composition is as follows: 52-64% of SiO2, 12-24% of Al2O3, 0.05-8% of Y2O3+La2O3+Gd2O3, less than 2.5% of Li2O+Na2O+K2O, more than 1% of K2O, 10-24% of CaO+MgO+SrO, 2-14% of CaO, less than 13% of MgO, less than 2% of TiO2, and less than 1.5% of Fe2O3. The composition significantly increases the mechanical strength and the elastic modulus of glass, significantly reduces the liquidus temperature and the forming temperature of glass, and under equal conditions, significantly reduces the crystallization rate, the surface tension and the bubble rate of glass. The composition is particularly suitable for the tank furnace production of a high-strength high-modulus glass fiber having a low bubble rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: JUSHI GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuqiang Zhang, Guorong Cao, Lin Zhang, Wenzhong Xing, Xiucheng Hong
  • Patent number: 10597510
    Abstract: The flaky glass granules of the present invention include glass flakes having an average thickness of 0.1 to 2.0 ?m and an average particle diameter of 10 to 2000 ?m and a binder that binds the glass flakes together into the granules. The flaky glass granules contain 1.0 to 5.0% by mass of the binder in terms of solid content. The binder contains 9% by mass or less of a coupling agent. The resin composition of the present invention includes a thermoplastic resin and the flaky glass granules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHEET GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Nobuaki Tai
  • Patent number: 10596854
    Abstract: A reinforced product, which can be used especially for reinforcing a finished rubber article, comprises one or more textile or metallic reinforcing thread(s), said thread(s) being covered with a sheath comprising a thermoplastic polymer composition, the sheathed thread(s) being themselves embedded in a rubber composition referred to as coating rubber, characterized in that this coating rubber is a composition based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler, and a sulfur-based vulcanization system, which system comprises a vulcanization accelerator having a vulcanization initiation time, referred to as “t0”, of less than 3.5 minutes, preferably of less than or equal to 3 minutes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventor: Anne-Lise Thuilliez
  • Patent number: 10508190
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a polyester resin composition and a molded article manufactured therefrom. The polyester resin composition includes: (A) a polyester resin; (B) a white pigment; and (C) a reflectance retention agent comprising an inorganic compound having a pH of about 7.5 to about 14.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Lotte Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yang Il Kim, Tae Gon Kang, Chan Moo Park, In Geol Baek, Sang Hyun Hong
  • Patent number: 10500952
    Abstract: A transfer case having an actuator assembly with a plastic actuator structure and a cam follower. The actuator structure defines a sleeve structure, a fork structure and a follower mount. The sleeve structure defines a shaft aperture that extends longitudinally along an actuation axis. The fork structure extends radially outwardly from the sleeve structure and defines a U-shaped fork member having a pair of tines that are disposed about an engagement axis that is parallel to and radially offset from the actuation axis. The follower mount extends radially outwardly from the sleeve structure. The cam follower is formed of metal and is partly encapsulated in the plastic material of the actuator structure. The cam follower extends from the follower mount along a follower axis that is parallel to the actuation axis. The follower axis is rotated about the actuation axis relative to the engagement axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: BorgWarner Inc.
    Inventors: Travis J. Wentz, Jagdish Daphal
  • Patent number: 10479954
    Abstract: A tribologically modified polyoxymethylene polymer composition is disclosed. The polyoxymethylene polymer composition is comprised of a polyoxymethylene polymer and at least one tribological modifier. The tribological modifier may comprise at least one tribological modifier comprising an ultra-high molecular weight silicone having a kinematic viscosity of greater than 100,000 mm2 s?1. The composition may exhibit a dynamic coefficient of friction against a counter-material of from about 0.01 to about 0.15. The polyoxymethylene polymer compositions provide polymer articles with improved tribological properties and mechanical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Celanese Sales Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Qamer Zia, Oliver Juenger, Jos Bastiaens, Kirsten Markgraf
  • Patent number: 10472475
    Abstract: Provided are a method of producing a glass-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin molded object by which a special glass-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin molded object excellent in mechanical strength and aesthetic appearance can be easily produced, and a glass-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin molded object obtained by the method. Glass fiber chopped strands subjected to a surface treatment with at least one of a urethane-based sizing agent and an acrylic urethane-based sizing agent, the glass fiber chopped strands each having a fiber length of from 1.2 mm to 1.8 mm, and a thermoplastic resin are each directly loaded into an injection molding machine, and are subjected to injection molding to produce the following special glass-fiber-reinforced thermoplastic resin molded object. The resin molded object shows a specific fiber length distribution and shows a specific tensile strength, and unopened glass fibers are absent on the surface of the resin molded object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Masayoshi Nakano, Junichiro Suzuki, Kanako Munenobu, Kei Okumura
  • Patent number: 10465071
    Abstract: The present invention is a polyamide resin (A) that contains from 95 to 99.95% by mass of a polyamide (a-1) having a number-average molecular weight of 2000 or more and from 0.05 to 5% by mass of a polyamide oligomer (a-2) having a number-average molecular weight of from 500 to less than 2000, in which at least 25 mol % of all the monomer units constituting the polyamide (a-1) and the polyamide oligomer (a-2) are structural units derived from a specific alicyclic monomer, and the content ratio of the trans isomer structural units derived from the alicyclic monomer is from 50 to 85 mol %. The polyamide resin (A) is excellent in heat resistance, low water absorption, high-temperature rigidity, chemical resistance and flowability, and exhibits the effects of securing sufficient crystallization even when molded in a mold at 80° C. and causing minimal mold deposit during production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hideaki Takeda
  • Patent number: 10377898
    Abstract: A composition for a thermoplastic composite material having a thermoplastic matrix made of a semi-crystalline polyamide having a specific composition that includes at least two amide units, A, 55-95 mol %, and B, 5-45 mol %. A corresponds to x.T, wherein x is a C9-C18 linear aliphatic diamine and B corresponds to x?.T, wherein x? can be B1): a specific branched x-dependent aliphatic diamine, B2): MXD or B3): a linear x-dependent aliphatic diamine, said polyamide having a glass transition temperature Tg of at least 90° C. and a melting point no higher than 280° C. Also, a method for manufacturing the composite material, the semi-crystalline polyamide polymer, the use of the composition and of the polymer for parts made of composite material, as well as the material and the resulting composite part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: ARKEMA FRANCE
    Inventors: Thierry Briffaud, Gilles Hochstetter
  • Patent number: 10301469
    Abstract: The present invention provides polyamide compositions comprising (a) at least one polyamide mixture; (b) at least one reinforcing filler; (c) at least one heat stabilizer; and (d) at least one ionic lubricant, wherein the (a) at least one polyamide mixture is formed from (i) a polyamide 6,6, the amount of AEG being greater than the amount of CEG, and (ii) a blend of a first high chain-length polyamide having viscosity number (VN) of X1 and a second high chain-length polyamide having VN of X2, X1 being greater than X2. The polyamide composition can be advantageously used to produce articles exhibiting enhanced chemical resistance, notably CaCl2 salt crack resistance, such as radiator end tank in an automobile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Jin-Kyung Jung, Elodie Seignobos, Yeong-Chool Yu
  • Patent number: 10258179
    Abstract: Reversible floor mats having two layers bonded together at an undulating surface are described. Each layer has a generally non-constant across over its width and length. The combined thickness of the two layers is generally constant over its width and length. The layers have different colors and/or different surface textures to provide different working surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Parallax Group International, LLC
    Inventor: Bruce A. Thrush
  • Patent number: 10203186
    Abstract: A high impact strength lighted nock assembly for an arrow that is activated when the arrow is fired with a bowstring. The lighted nock assembly includes a nock molded from a high impact strength, transparent polymeric material containing at least 10% by weight reinforcing fibers. The nock includes a head configured to engage with the bowstring and a shank configured to couple with a rear end of the arrow. The shank includes a recess extending in a distal end of the shank toward the head. A light assembly including a light emitting device is located in the recess in the shank that is electrically coupled to a battery. A switch is electrically coupled to the light emitting device and the battery that is triggered when the arrow is fired to activate the light emitting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Ravin Crossbows, LLC
    Inventors: Craig Yehle, Fred Hunt, Larry Pulkrabek
  • Patent number: 10174182
    Abstract: Compositions containing a polycarbonate and a linear and cyclic phenyl containing siloxanes are disclosed. Specifically, a composition comprising: (a) a branched polycarbonate resin, (b) a flame retardant, (c) at least one linear phenyl containing siloxane and at least one cyclic phenyl containing siloxane, and (d) a linear polycarbonate resin when said branched polycarbonate is less than 100% based upon weight percent of total polycarbonate in said composition, wherein the amounts of said branched and linear polycarbonate resins, said linear siloxanes and cyclic siloxanes, and flame retardant are in amounts effective to provide a molded article from said composition with a UL94 V0 p(FTP) value of 0.90 or greater at a thickness of between 1 mm and 2.5 mm or at 2.5 mm or at 1.5 mm or at 1 mm is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Narong An, Yu Ren, Dake Shen, Yaming Niu
  • Patent number: 10174453
    Abstract: A composition improves mechanical strength (e.g., impact resistance and flexural strength), and achieves improved mass productivity by reducing a situation in which a strand fuzzes during extrusion. The composition includes a conjugated diene-based polymer (A), fibers (B), and a thermoplastic resin (C), the composition including the conjugated diene-based polymer (A) in a ratio of 0.05 to 30 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the thermoplastic resin (C), and including the fibers (B) in a ratio of 3 to 150 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of the thermoplastic resin (C), wherein the conjugated diene-based polymer (A) includes at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of an alkoxysilyl group and an amino group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuugo Maeda, Akihiko Morikawa, Kentarou Kanae, Teruo Aoyama, Jirou Ueda, Masahiro Shibata, Akihiko Ookubo
  • Patent number: 10173468
    Abstract: A reinforced product, which can be used especially for reinforcing a finished rubber article, comprises one or more textile or metallic reinforcing thread(s), said thread(s) being covered with a sheath comprising a thermoplastic polymer composition, the sheathed thread(s) being themselves embedded in a rubber composition referred to as coating rubber, characterized in that this coating rubber is a composition based on at least one diene elastomer, silica as predominant reinforcing filler, and a sulfur-based vulcanization system, in which the ratio of the amounts, in phr (parts by weight per hundred parts by weight of elastomer), of sulfur and of reinforcing filler, is less than 0.08.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventor: Anne-Lise Thuilliez
  • Patent number: 10160853
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition is highly resistant to thermal discoloration during retention in a molding process and provides molded articles excellent in fluidity, impact resistance, heat resistance, surface appearance, color reproduction properties and vibration damping properties. A thermoplastic resin composition includes 20 to 70 parts by mass of a graft copolymer (A) obtained by graft copolymerizing a vinyl monomer selected from unsaturated nitrile monomers, aromatic vinyl monomers and (meth)acrylate ester monomers, in the presence of a rubbery polymer having a volume average particle diameter of 80 to 600 nm; and 30 to 80 parts by mass of a copolymer (B) obtained by copolymerizing a vinyl monomer mixture including vinyl monomers selected from unsaturated nitrile monomers, aromatic vinyl monomers and (meth)acrylate ester monomers, the vinyl monomer mixture including styrene and ?-methylstyrene as the aromatic vinyl monomers, (total of the graft copolymer (A) and copolymer (B) is 100 parts by mass).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: UMG ABS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Maeda, Hironori Matsuyama
  • Patent number: 10160860
    Abstract: A reinforced polyamide molding composition is described, particularly for use as starting material for the production of housings for devices in the field of mobile radio technology, composed of the following components: (A) from 20-45% by weight of aliphatic polyamide selected from the group consisting of: PA 610, PA 612 and mixtures thereof; (B) from 5-15% by weight of semiaromatic polyamide selected from the group consisting of: 6I, DI, 6I/6T, 6I/6T, DI/DT, DI/6T, MXD6 and mixtures thereof; (C) from 45-75% by weight of flat glass fibers with non-circular cross section, where the dimensional ratio of the major cross-sectional axis to the minor cross-sectional axis of the said cross section is in the range from 2-5; (D) from 0-10% by weight of additives; where components (A)-(D) give a total of 100% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: EMS-PATENT AG
    Inventors: Felix Koch, Philipp Harder, Botho Hoffmann
  • Patent number: 10156098
    Abstract: A wellbore tool may be formed, at least in part, by a fiber-reinforced hard composite portion that comprises a binder, matrix particles, and reinforcing fibers. The reinforcing fibers may have an aspect ratio ranging from equal to a critical aspect ratio (Ac) to 15 times greater than the Ac. In the formula, Ac=?f/(2?c), ?f is an ultimate tensile strength of the reinforcing fibers, and ?c is an interfacial shear bond strength between the reinforcing fiber and the binder or a yield stress of the binder, whichever is lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventor: Garrett T. Olsen
  • Patent number: 10138338
    Abstract: Disclosed is a film containing a copolyester having a minimum crystallization half-time of at least 8.6 minutes and a polyester plasticizer having a weight-average molecular weight of 900 to 12,000 g/mol. The polyester plasticizer includes (i) a polyol component comprising residues of a polyol having 2 to 8 carbon atoms, and (ii) a diacid component comprising residues of a dicarboxylic acid having 4 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Wayne Ken Shih, Kimberley Carmenia Carico, Nancy Ellen Kinkade
  • Patent number: 10087323
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for the manufacture of a modified polyalkylene terephthalate such as modified polybutylene terephthalate. In particular, the process comprises employing a titanium-containing catalyst formed by the reaction product of tetraalkyl titanate and a complexing agent comprising a phosphorous, nitrogen or boron atom. The process is used to prepared modified polyalkylene terephthalates characterized by improved hydrostability, as well as compositions and compositions derived therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: SABIC Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Husnu Alp Alidedeoglu, Tianhua Ding, Ganesh Kannan
  • Patent number: 10008195
    Abstract: Sprayable low-viscosity compositions have improved acoustic damping properties through the addition to the composition of a sterically hindered phenol, present in an amount from 9% to 18% by weight of the composition. In other embodiments, the sterically hindered phenol will have a melting point within the range from 60° C. to 250° C. and a molecular weight of 300 g/mol or less (but not 0).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Jeng-Li Liang, Michael S. Puckett, Gregory A. Ferguson
  • Patent number: 9963547
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composite which comprises a matrix material made of an amorphous polyamide with a glass transition temperature of at least 180° C. The composites according to the invention are used for the production of reinforced components in the fields of sport, leisure, engineering industry, electronics, construction, medical technology, communication and transport means and aeronautical and aerospace engineering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: EMS-PATENT AG
    Inventors: Ralf Hoppe, Justyna Trzaskowski
  • Patent number: 9938408
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition (C) comprising at least one polyaryletherketone (PAEK), at least one polyphenylsulfone (PPSU), at least one polysulfone (PSU) and glass fibers having an elastic modulus of at least 76 GPa as measured according to ASTM D2343. Polymer composition (C) is very well suited for the manufacture of articles useful in areas as various as plumbing and electronics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC.
    Inventors: Keshav Gautam, Mohammad Jamal El-Hibri
  • Patent number: 9909006
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composition comprising a compatible blend of i) 60 to 85 weight percent of a linear poly(arylene sulfide), ii) 15 to 40 weight percent of a polyetherimide sulfone; and iii) 1 to 3 weight percent of a novolac resin having an average of 2 or more epoxy groups per molecule. Weight percent is based on the total weight of the composition. An article made from the composition has a tensile strength greater than or equal to 70 megaPascals (MPa), as determined by ASTM D638, an impact strength of greater than or equal to 3 kiloJoules per square meter (kJ/m2), as determined by ASTM D256, and an elongation at break greater than or equal to 3 % as determined by ASTM D638. Methods of making the composition are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Hariharan Ramalingam, Gurulingamurthy M. Haralur, Siva Kumar Sreeramagiri, Gautam Chatterjee, Kapil Chandrakant Sheth, Sanjay Braj Mishra
  • Patent number: 9896578
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane and at least one poly(meth)acrylate, where the at least one thermoplastic polyurethane is a polyurethane based on hexamethylene 1,6-diisocyanate (HDI), on at least one diol, and on at least one chain extender, selected from the group consisting of ethylene 1,2-glycol, 1,2-propanediol, 1,3-propanediol, 1,4-butanediol, 2,3-butanediol, 1,5-pentanediol, 1,6-hexanediol, diethylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, 1,4-cyclohexanediol, 1,4-dimethanolcyclohexane, and neopentyl glycol. The present invention further relates to moldings comprising the compositions of the invention, and also to the use of the compositions of the invention for producing a foil and for coating a molding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Oliver Steffen Henze, Frank Uhlhorn, Alfons Bertels, Anja Oltmanns, Marc Hansen
  • Patent number: 9862825
    Abstract: The thermoplastic resin composition according to the present invention includes a thermoplastic resin (A), and a modified ethylene copolymer (B) dispersed and contained therein, wherein the modified ethylene copolymer (B) in the thermoplastic resin composition has an average dispersed particle aspect ratio of 1 to 3.5, and an average dispersed particle diameter of not more than 3 ?m. The modified ethylene copolymer (B) is preferably a copolymer, modified with an unsaturated carboxylic acid or a derivative thereof, of ethylene with at least one monomer component selected from the group consisting of (i) olefin components except for ethylene, (ii) diene components and (iii) ester components having an ethylenically unsaturated group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: NITTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiaki Kasazaki, Takahiko Yoshida, Shoji Shimizu, Shinsuke Uegaki, Yoko Onishi
  • Patent number: 9845389
    Abstract: A polyamide molding material is proposed, which comprises at least one partially crystalline, partially aromatic polyamide (A) and at least one amorphous polyamide (B). The polyamides (A) and (B) together make up 30-60 wt.-% of the polyamide molding material. Furthermore, the polyamide molding material comprises 40-70 wt.-% glass fibers (C) having flat cross section, 0-15 wt.-% of at least one nonhalogenated flame retardant (D), and 0-10 wt.-% further additives (E), the components (A) to (E) adding up to 100 wt.-% of the polyamide molding material. The at least one partially crystalline, partially aromatic polyamide (A) has a glass transition temperature of at least 105° C. The polyamide molding material according to the invention is preferably distinguished in an injection-molding burr formation test in that, at a melt temperature of 320° C. and a tool temperature of 90° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: EMS-PATENT AG
    Inventors: Philipp Harder, Herbert Mossauer
  • Patent number: 9822235
    Abstract: A thermoplastic acrylic resin composition is provided in which translucency properties are suitable for use as a top-sheet member of a photovoltaic cell, warping caused by temperature change is suppressed, and its weathering resistance is excellent; 0.1 to 50 parts by mass of a glass is contained in 100 parts by mass of the thermoplastic acrylic resin; an absolute value of a difference in refractive indices of the thermoplastic acrylic resin and the glass is 0.08 or lower; an average particle size of the glass is 100 to 2,000 ?m; a softening temperature of the thermoplastic resin is 80° C. or higher; and the aspect ratio of the glass is 15 or greater. Also, a molded article which is obtained by molding the thermoplastic acrylic resin composition and has a YI value of 20 or lower after weathering-resistance testing. Further, a top-sheet member of a photovoltaic cell is made of the molded article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Aoki, Hiroshi Niino
  • Patent number: 9758652
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a rubber composition for tire that is excellent in abrasion resistance, initial grip performance and stability of grip performance while maintaining processability. The rubber composition for tire comprises a diene rubber component, a hydrocarbon resin containing a component unit derived from a monomer component having a heteroatom or a hydrogenated product thereof (resin A) and a hydrocarbon resin that does not contain a component unit derived from a monomer component having a heteroatom or a hydrogenated product thereof (resin B), wherein a content ratio (mass ratio) of the resin B to the resin A is 0.1 to 50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Kensuke Washizu
  • Patent number: 9758670
    Abstract: A composition includes at least one poly(aliphatic ester)-polycarbonate copolymer, a polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer, non-bonding glass fibers, and titanium dioxide. The composition exhibits excellent impact properties and an ultra-white color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Andries J. P. Van Zyl, Jian Yang, Robert Dirk Van De Grampel
  • Patent number: 9617416
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polycarbonate resin composition which exhibits high surface hardness and excellent abrasion resistance and transparency, which does not suffer from whitening during molding, and which exhibits excellent thin wall moldability. A polycarbonate resin composition containing, relative to 100 parts by mass of (A) a polycarbonate resin containing a polycarbonate resin having a structural unit represented by general formula (1) below, 3-200 parts by mass of (B) a (meth)acrylate copolymer containing (b1) aromatic (meth)acrylate units and (b2) methyl methacrylate units at a (b1)/(b2) mass ratio of 5-80/95-20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION, MITSUBISHI ENGINEERING-PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Tajima
  • Patent number: 9587316
    Abstract: Provide is a thermoplastic resin composition from which a resin molded article having high whiteness and mechanical strength can be obtained while retaining the plating properties of the resin molded article. A thermoplastic resin composition comprising a thermoplastic resin, and 1 to 30 parts by weight of a laser direct structuring additive, 0.1 to 20 parts by weight of a titanium oxide and 10 to 230 parts by weight of a glass fiber per 100 parts by weight of the thermoplastic resin, wherein the laser direct structuring additive has an L value of 50 or more, and the glass fiber comprises SiO2 and Al2O3 in a proportion of 60 to 70% by weight of SiO2 and 20 to 30% by weight of Al2O3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Engineering-Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Takano, Takahiko Sumino, Kentarou Ishihara, Naohisa Akashi
  • Patent number: 9580540
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a hydroxy amino polymer comprising the steps: a) Reaction of an H functional starter compound bearing at least one Zerewitinoff active H atom with an unsaturated, cyclical carboxylic acid anhydride and at least one alkylene oxide compound for obtaining a prepolymer bearing hydroxyl groups, b) Addition of a primary amine and/or of ammonia to the double bond(s) of the prepolymer bearing hydroxyl groups obtained according to step a) for obtaining the hydroxy amino polymer, wherein the ratio of added amino groups to hydroxyl groups in a hydroxy amino polymer is at least 0.6. Furthermore, the invention relates to a hydroxy amino polymer, which can be achieved according to this process as well as a polyurea/polyurethane system, which contains such a hydroxy amino polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: Adhesys Medical GmbH
    Inventors: Heike Heckroth, Christoph Eggert, Jörg Hofmann, Klaus Lorenz, Edward Browne, Hartmut Nefzger
  • Patent number: 9567462
    Abstract: The present invention relates to reinforced polyamide molding materials with high notch impact strengths, comprising low viscous polyamides and flat glass fibers as a reinforcing medium, characterized in a polyamide matrix, comprising the following components: (A) 0 to 60 wt.-% of at least one aliphatic, partly crystalline polyamide with a solution viscosity, measured in m-cresol (0.5 wt-%), of ?rel less than 1.9, (B) 0 to 60 wt.-% of at least one amorphous or microcrystalline polyamide based on aliphatic, cycloaliphatic or aromatic diamines, dicarboxylic acids, lactams and/or aminocarboxylic acids, preferably with 6 to 36 carbon atoms, or a mixture of such homopolyamides and/or copolyamides, wherein the components (A) and (B) fulfill the condition: (A)+(B)=20 to 60 wt.-% and that, in the case of a mixture of components (A) and (B), at least 50 weight parts aliphatic blocks (A) are present in the mixture, and a filler component, comprising: (C) 40 to 80 wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: EMS-CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Georg Stoeppelmann, Ornulf Rexin, Volker Eichhorn
  • Patent number: 9441324
    Abstract: The invention relates to textile fibers at least partially covered with a nanometric-sized semiconducting material having photocatalytic properties for degrading chemical compounds, in particular chemical or biological agents, wherein said semiconducting material is in the form of nanostructure or nanocomposites with a one-dimensional morphology. The textile fibers can be used for application in the military, medical, and civilian domains, etc. The curves 60 and 62 respectively show the photocatalytic degradation of organic compounds at the surface of textile fibers covered with nanostructures or nanocomposites having a one-dimensional morphology according to the invention, and nanoparticles having a granular morphology according to the prior art. The nanostructures are nanocomposites of the invention 60 are more efficient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Inventors: Valèrie Keller-Spitzer, Nicolas Keller, Mathieu Grandcolas, Alain Louvet