At Least One Solid Polymer Derived From Ethylenic Reactants Only Patents (Class 524/502)
  • Patent number: 10774235
    Abstract: The invention relates to a thin, nano-structured coating that provides optical light efficiency enhancement. The dried coating contains nano-structures that provide a very low haze level of less than 2 percent, and a light transmission improvement of at least 1% over the non-coated substrate. For the nano-structured coating on an acrylic substrate the transmission is greater than 93 percent, and preferably greater than 94 percent. The coatings of the invention are especially useful for optical electronic displays and photovoltaic modules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Jiaxin Jason Ge, Michael T. Burchill, Ravi R. Gupta, Scott Gaboury
  • Patent number: 10757934
    Abstract: A mechanical insecticide is made by mixing water with at least one type of silane to make a silane solution which is then mixed with diatomaceous earth until there is substantial deposition of the silane material on the diatomaceous earth material, to make a silanized diatomaceous earth. The silanized diatomaceous earth can be diluted with water and applied to vertical and overhead surfaces using a sprayer, for the control of insects. The silanized diatomaceous earth can also be dried into a powder for broadcast application, or mixed as a paste for brush/roller/caulk application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Earthcoat Plus, LLC
    Inventors: Jack L. Mathis, Sean G. Eubanks
  • Patent number: 10686956
    Abstract: A reading apparatus includes a cover configured to pivot to an open position and a closed position, a lock mechanism configured to restrict the cover in the closed position from pivoting to the open position, and a reading unit provided in the cover or in a member facing the cover in the closed position, and configured to read a medium when the cover is in the closed position. The cover includes a protruding portion. A latch face configured to come into contact with a face of the protruding portion facing toward one direction along a first axis when the cover is in a closed position, the first axis being orthogonal to a pivoting shaft of the cover. The latch face is configured to move in the other direction along the first axis when the latch moves from a lock release position to a lock position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Naohiro Ueyama, Motofumi Otani
  • Patent number: 10669419
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a curable resin composition comprising a polyol (A) having an average hydroxyl value of 200 to 1500 mg KOH/g, a polyisocyanate (B), and polymer fine particles (C), and a curable resin composition comprising a polyol (A), a polyisocyanate (B), and polymer fine particles (C), wherein the polyol (A) comprises a polyester polyol (a2) as an essential component, and the amount of the polyester polyol (a2) is not less than 20 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the polyol (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihiko Okamoto, Shohei Nishimori
  • Patent number: 10557057
    Abstract: A composition [composition (C)] comprising: —from 0.1 to 99.8% by weight (wt. %) of at least one poly(aryl ether ketone) polymer having a melt flow rate (MFR) equal to or higher than 8 g/10 min at 400° C. and under a load of 2.16 kg, as measured in accordance with ASTM method D1238 [(PAEKHMF) polymer], —from 0.1 to 30 wt. % of at least one poly(tetrafluoroethylene)polymer having a D50 particle size equal to or below 10 ?m, and having a melting temperature equal to or below 324° C. [(PTFE) polymer], —and from 0.1 to 30% wt. % of at least one carbon fiber, and wherein all % are based on the total weight of the composition (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC.
    Inventor: Vijay Gopalakrishnan
  • Patent number: 10550216
    Abstract: Provided is a multi-component copolymer having excellent crack growth resistance and wear resistance. The multi-component copolymer comprises conjugated diene units, non-conjugated olefin units and aromatic vinyl units, wherein: a peak top molecular weight of non-conjugated olefin parts linking only the non-conjugated olefin units is 500 or more and less than 40,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Madoka Kimura, Shigeki Oishi, Tomoe Tanabe
  • Patent number: 10526446
    Abstract: The present invention aims at providing a polycarbonate resin composition having excellent transparency and possessing high levels of biogenic substance content rate, heat resistance, wet heat resistance and impact resistance in a balanced manner, a production method thereof, and a molded body of the polycarbonate resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Tomohiko Tanaka, Asami Kakiuchi, Takao Kuno, Hisanori Mori
  • Patent number: 10522784
    Abstract: A method for producing an organic EL device in this disclosure includes the steps of providing an element substrate including a substrate and a plurality of organic EL devices arranged on the substrate; and forming a thin film encapsulation structure over the element substrate. The step of forming the thin film encapsulation structure includes the steps of forming a first inorganic barrier layer over the element substrate; condensing a photocurable resin on the first inorganic barrier layer; irradiating a plurality of selected regions of the photocurable resin with a laser beam to cure at least a part of the photocurable resin, thus to form a photocurable resin layer; removing an uncured part of the photocurable resin; and forming a second inorganic barrier layer, covering the photocurable resin layer, on the first inorganic barrier layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Sakai Display Products Corporation
    Inventor: Katsuhiko Kishimoto
  • Patent number: 10494530
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising: a) an aqueous dispersion of i) polymer particles functionalized with structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer; and ii) TiO2 particles; b) a sulfur acid functionalized dispersant; and c) a carboxylic acid functionalized dispersant. The composition of the present invention addresses a need in the art by providing a way to tune TiO2-binder composite formation efficiency with relative ease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Jonathan DeRocher, Kevin J. Henderson, Antony K. Van Dyk, Jingchun Yang
  • Patent number: 10493723
    Abstract: A branched polyorganosiloxane having, on average, at least two radical-curable groups per molecule and a curable silicone composition that comprises (I) the branched polyorganosiloxane and (II) a radical initiator. Cured products prepared therefrom. Devices containing the branched polyorganosiloxane, composition, or cured product. Methods of making the branched polyorganosiloxane and composition and methods of using and uses of the materials and devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Silicones Corporation
    Inventors: Michael L. Bradford, Arianne Edlai R. Tan, Yin Tang, Afrooz A. Zarisfi
  • Patent number: 10442927
    Abstract: Disclosed is a flame-retardant polyphenylene ether resin composition having high rigidity and high impact strength. More particularly, disclosed is a flame-retardant polyphenylene ether resin composition having high rigidity and high impact strength which enhances environmental stress cracking resistance and impact resistance, compared to general materials, while exhibiting superior mechanical strength such as flame retardancy, tensile strength, flexural strength, flexural modulus, etc. through addition of particularly glass fiber, maleic anhydride-grafted polyphenylene ether, a thermoplastic styrenic elastomer, an ethylene terpolymer and an epoxy resin to a polyphenylene ether resin, and thus, may be used as a material of automobile battery cell modules or electric/electronic components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Hyundai EP CO., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang Soo Jeon, Seung Woo Choi, Tae Seung Lee, Hee Gu Yeo, Yong Ki Hwang, Dong Bum Seo
  • Patent number: 10399892
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous fluoropolymer coating composition for direct application to glass without the need for pre-treatment of the glass surface. The coating composition can also be used with other non-porous and porous substrates. The fluoropolymer coating contains a hydroxyl-functional fluoropolymer, and polyisocyanates. Preferably the coating composition also contains a water-dispersible hydroxyl functional polyurethane. The coating composition may exist as a 1-pack or a multi-pack coating system. The coating has excellent wet adhesion to glass, good weathering, chalking resistance, chemical resistance, and dirt pickup resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema Inc.
    Inventors: Min Zheng, Mei Wen, Scott R. Gaboury, Kurt A. Wood, Ronald H. Partridge
  • Patent number: 10400097
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a fluorinated polymer composition, methods for producing same, and products that can be produced from said composition. More particularly, the invention concerns a thermoplastic polymer composition comprising the following components A, B and C: A—a polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) homopolymer comprising a fraction of ultra high molecular weight chains (UHMCF); B—a vinylidene fluoride (VDF) elastomeric copolymer and at least one other fluorinated comonomer copolymerisable with VDF, and C—a VDF homopolymer having a lower viscosity than component A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: ARKEMA FRANCE
    Inventors: Anthony Bonnet, Cyrille Mathieu, Alejandra Reyna-Valencia, Barbara Ramfel (Epouse Wiegert), Christophe Degoulet
  • Patent number: 10301462
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition comprising: a homopolymer polyvinylidene fluoride; a copolymer of vinylidene fluoride and of at least one other fluorinated comonomer copolymerizable with vinylidene fluoride (VDF), the weight proportion of the copolymer in the composition being between 10 to 35%; and a plasticizer, the weight proportion of the plasticizer in the composition being between 1 and 5%. The invention also relates to a method for producing the composition and the use thereof for producing various items.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Gilles Hochstetter, Lionel Hugon, Thomas Labour, Thierry Lannuzel, Barbara Wiegert, Ramin Amin-Sanayei
  • Patent number: 10208202
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition includes 10 to 95 parts by weight of a polycarbonate resin (A); 5 to 90 parts by weight of a graft copolymer (B); and 0 to 50 parts by weight of a copolymer (C). The graft copolymer (B) is produced by the graft polymerization of 10 to 80 parts by weight of a rubbery polymer with 20 to 90 parts by weight of a monomer component including an aromatic vinyl monomer and/or a cyanide vinyl monomer, wherein the rubbery polymer has a weight average particle size of 150 to 450 nm and also has a 10 wt % particle size of 50 to 250 nm and a 90 wt % particle size of 450 to 650 nm in a particle size cumulative weight fraction. The copolymer (C) is produced by copolymerizing an aromatic vinyl monomer, a cyanide vinyl monomer and another vinyl monomer with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: UMG ABS, LTD.
    Inventor: Hironori Matsuyama
  • Patent number: 10150865
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, the present invention provides a resin composition, which comprises a polymer (A) containing 45% by mass or more of a (meth)acrylate unit (a) represented by the following formula (1), a polymer (B) containing 60% by mass or more of a methyl (meth)acrylate unit (b) and having a mass average molecular weight of 5,000 to 20,000, and a polycarbonate-based resin (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Kouno, Hisayuki Kuwahara
  • Patent number: 10144824
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a halogen-free resin composition and a prepreg and a laminated board prepared therefrom. The halogen-free resin composition contains the following components in parts by weight: 50-100 parts of an epoxy resin; 20-70 parts of benzoxazine; 5-40 parts of a polyphenyl ether; 5-40 parts of allyl benzene-maleic anhydride; 10-60 parts of a halogen-free flame retardant; 0.2-5 parts of a curing accelerator, and 20-100 parts of a filler. The prepreg and laminated board prepared from the halogen-free resin composition have comprehensive performances such as a low dielectric constant, a low dielectric loss, an excellent flame retardance, heat resistance, cohesiveness and moisture resistance, etc., and are suitable for use in a halogen-free high multilayer circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: SHENGYI TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hui Li, Kehong Fang
  • Patent number: 10125154
    Abstract: A fluorine-containing alkylsilane compound represented by the general formula: CF3(CF2)n(CH2CF2)a(CF2CF2)b(CH2)3SiR3-dXd??[I] wherein n is an integer of 0 to 5; a is 1 or 2; b is an integer of 0 to 3; R is a C1-C3 alkoxy group, a fluorine-containing alkoxy group, or an alkenyl group; X is halogen; and d is an integer of 0 to 3. The fluorine-containing alkylsilane compound is produced by reacting, in the presence of a transition metal catalyst, a polyfluoroalkyl allyl compound represented by the general formula: CF3(CF2)n(CH2CF2)a(CF2CF2)bCH2CH?CH2??[II] wherein n, a, and b are as defined above, with: an alkoxysilane, or a chlorosilane, followed by a reaction with lower alcohol or metal alkenyl. The production method gives a fluorine-containing alkylsilane compound that can remove free iodine derived from the raw material compound, before a hydrosilylation reaction is performed, without using a metal reagent having a high environmental load, and that also has excellent handling properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Unimatec Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takeshi Fukushima
  • Patent number: 10081729
    Abstract: A resin composition according to the present invention comprises: (A) a (meth)acrylic copolymer containing 5 to 85% by mass of a (meth)acrylate unit (a) represented by general formula (1) and 15 to 95% by mass of a methyl (meth)acrylate unit (b); and (B) a polycarbonate-type resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Kouno, Eiichi Honda
  • Patent number: 10053566
    Abstract: A pelletized resin composition according to the present invention contains an ethylene-vinyl alcohol resin (A), a polyamide (B), and a lower fatty acid magnesium salt (C) each in a specific amount, wherein the polyamide resin (B) is dispersed in the ethylene-vinyl alcohol resin (A) with an average dispersed particle diameter of 1 ?m or less as determined using an electron microscope, and the lower fatty acid magnesium salt (C) is dispersed in both the ethylene-vinyl alcohol resin (A) and the polyamide resin (B). Accordingly, a pelletized resin composition that is superior in hue can be obtained. In addition, a film that is superior in thermal stability in the film formation, the appearance immediately after the film formation, and the appearance after the heating treatment is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yamakoshi, Naoki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 10030123
    Abstract: The present invention is a resin composition comprising a transparent resin, and modified inorganic particles obtained by surface-modifying inorganic particles with a modifier, the transparent resin having a saturated water absorption at 37° C. of 0.015 to 0.25 wt %, the inorganic particles having an average particle size of 20 nm or less, and having a refractive index larger than that of the transparent resin by 0.40 or more, a modification ratio of the modified inorganic particles being 15 to 40 wt %, and the modifier being a compound represented by the formula (1) below. Here, R1 represents a hydrocarbon group having 12 to 18 carbon atoms, and X represents a functional group that forms a bond to the surface of the inorganic particles, or an atomic group that comprises the functional group. Also disclosed are a resin formed article and an optical part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Anna Kanasashi, Masaaki Komatsu
  • Patent number: 9938405
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a hybridized insulating resin material, in which a viscosity is low to ensure a molding ability and the occurrence of voids is suppressed with respect to a resin material to which 2 to 20 wt % of fine particles of 100 nm or less are added, and a high voltage equipment including the hybridized insulating resin material. The object is achieved by providing a hybridized insulating resin material for a high 1.0 voltage equipment, which contains 2 to 20 wt % of fine particles having a particle size of 100 nm or less and contains a nonion surfactant having an HLB value of 2 to 8, and a high voltage equipment including the hybridized insulating resin material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventor: Atsushi Ootake
  • Patent number: 9896609
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyurethane composition consisting of a first and a second component, wherein the first component comprises an alkoxylated aromatic diol, a low molecular weight aliphatic or cycloaliphatic diol and a specific polybutadiene polyol in specific ratios. The cured composition is characterized by having good adhesive characteristics, a strength that is only slightly dependent upon the temperature in the temperature range of ?35 to +85° C. and high strength and elasticity. It is particularly suitable as a structural adhesive for bonding two substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG
    Inventors: Wolfgang Roock, Steffen Kelch, Matthias Heidtmann
  • Patent number: 9834675
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a resin composition having an improved haze effect and light transmittance and a process for preparing the same. The resin composition comprises blended components: a) a matrix resin; and b) crosslinked copolymer microspheres; wherein the crosslinked copolymer microspheres are alternating copolymers formed from monomers having anhydride, amide and/or imide groups, with olefin monomers and/or furan and its derivatives and optionally crosslinked with a crosslinking agent; preferably, the resin composition has a haze of not less than 92%, and a light transmittance of not less than 55%, preferably a haze of not less than 92%, and a light transmittance of not less than 59%, and more preferably a haze of not less than 95%, and a light transmittance of not less than 59%. The resin composition is energy efficient in use, provides excellent light diffusing effect, and, at the same time reduces the material cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignees: CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION, BEIJING RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL INDUSTRY, CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jinliang Qiao, Yue Ru, Xiaohong Zhang, Wantai Yang, Guicun Qi, Chuanlun Cai, Jinmei Lai, Binghai Li, Xiang Wang, Zhihai Song, Jianming Gao, Hongbin Zhang, Haibin Jiang, Gu He
  • Patent number: 9829152
    Abstract: Novel cylinder passivation procedures to increase the room temperature stability of gaseous tin deuteride (SnD4) are described. Incorporation of specific organic-containing materials, which when applied onto surfaces of a vessel and/or conduit extending therefrom, can increase the shelf life stability of thermodynamically unstable gases stored within such pretreated vessels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: PRAXXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Ronald F. Spohn, Ashwini Sinha, Carl B. Richenberg
  • Patent number: 9670094
    Abstract: The invention relates to pervious concrete compositions containing hydraulic binder, filler and polymer, characterized in that the polymer present is a vinyl acetate-ethylene-copolymer having a glass transition temperature Tg of ?20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Wacker Chemie AG
    Inventors: Klas Sorger, Jürgen Bezler
  • Patent number: 9631087
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition according to the present invention is characterized by comprising: (A) a polycarbonate resin; and (B) a biphenyl group-containing (meth)acrylic copolymer. As such, the refractive index of the biphenyl group-containing (meth)acrylic copolymer (B) can be approximately from 1.495 to 1.640. The thermoplastic resin composition exhibits superior balance of material properties such as impact strength, internal scratch resistance, transparency, thermal resistance and appearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: LOTTE ADVANCED MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Hwa Chung, Kee Hae Kwon, Joo Hyun Jang, Ja Kwan Goo, Kwang Soo Park
  • Patent number: 9611386
    Abstract: Provided is a transparent polycarbonate composition that includes: (A) 5 to 95 wt % of biphenyl modified polycarbonate including a repeating unit represented by Chemical Formula 1, a repeating unit represented by Chemical Formula 2, and a repeating unit represented by Chemical Formula 3; and (B) 1 to 50 wt % of an acrylate-based copolymer including (B-1) a repeating unit derived from aromatic (meth)acrylate having a refractive index of 1.58 to 1.70 and (B-2) a repeating unit derived from a mono-functional unsaturated monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kee-Hae Kwon, O-Sung Kwon, In-Chol Kim, Joo-Hyun Jang, Chang-Min Hong
  • Patent number: 9598579
    Abstract: A method for making a thermoplastic material includes: (a) partially crosslinking an elastomer composition at a first crosslinking temperature to form a thermoplastic, partially crosslinked elastomer composition; (b) mixing a thermoplastic polymer composition with the thermoplastic, partially crosslinked elastomer composition and heating the mixture to a second crosslinking temperature higher than the first crosslinking temperature, wherein the thermoplastic polymer composition is liquid at the second crosslinking temperature; and (c) continuously mixing the mixture while further crosslinking the elastomer composition to form a thermoplastic material having a dispersed phase of crosslinked elastomer composition in the thermoplastic polymer composition. The elastomer composition may include an elastomer compounded with a curing agent and optionally additional components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventor: John C. Chen
  • Patent number: 9530533
    Abstract: Provided is an inexpensive conductive paste composition capable of forming an electrode having a sufficient expansion and contraction property and conductivity as an membrane electrode for use in an electrostrictive element. The conductive paste composition comprises an electrode-forming component, and a solvent in an amount of 10% to 70% by mass with respect to the electrode-forming component. The electrode-forming component comprises, with respect to the total amount of the solids content of the electrode-forming component, 2.5% to 4.7% by mass of a conductive carbon material, 54% to 68% by mass of silicone rubber, 0.05% to 0.2% by mass of a curing catalyst composed of a platinum-siloxane complex, and 16% to 30% by mass of silica.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Atsuo Orita
  • Patent number: 9523011
    Abstract: An inkjet printing fluid for printing systems employing recirculating printing fluids is described. The printing fluid including water, colorants, and an acrylic latex polymer that includes repeating units of alkylene oxide groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
    Inventors: Douglas Robert Robello, Mark R. Mis, Grace Ann Bennett
  • Patent number: 9487667
    Abstract: An ink jet printing method includes forming an image by discharging droplets of an aqueous ink composition onto a non-ink-absorbing or low ink-absorbing recording medium by ink jet printing, and drying the aqueous ink composition on the recording medium during and/or after forming the image, wherein the aqueous ink composition contains a water-insoluble colorant, resin particles, a silicone surfactant, an acetylene glycol surfactant, a pyrrolidone derivative, a 1,2-alkyldiol, a polyhydric alcohol, and water, and the resin particles contain resin fixative particles and wax particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Hitoshi Ohta
  • Patent number: 9447218
    Abstract: The present invention provides a binder for manufacturing an inorganic sintered body that has excellent adhesiveness upon heat pressing and thermal decomposability and, especially when used as a binder for a ceramic green sheet, provides a ceramic green sheet having sufficient mechanical strength and flexibility. The present invention also provides a paste for manufacturing an inorganic sintered body, a ceramic green sheet, and a ceramic laminate individually manufactured using the binder for manufacturing an inorganic sintered body. The present invention provides a binder for manufacturing an inorganic sintered body containing a graft copolymer having a unit including polyvinyl butyral and a unit including a poly(meth)acrylic compound, the polyvinyl butyral having a polymerization degree of 800 to 5000, a hydroxy group content of 20 to 40 mol %, and a butyralization degree of 60 to 80 mol %, the unit including a poly(meth)acrylic compound having a glass transition temperature of 0 to 110° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kaoru Mikayama, Yasuharu Nagai, Yuki Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 9405235
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition including at least: polyolefin in an amount of from 50% by mass to 90% by mass; an electro-conductive agent; and a compound represented by General Formula (1) below, In General Formula (1), R is preferably a divalent group having a number overage molecular weight of 1,000 or greater and derived from acrylic polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Matsushita, Akira Izutani, Chiyoshi Nozaki
  • Patent number: 9404004
    Abstract: A hot applied, non-crosslinking, non-butyl, sealant. These sealants are composed of olefin polymers, styrenic block copolymers, an ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer, tackifying resins, plasticizers, and preferably inorganic fillers, and organosilane adhesion promoters. Optionally, the sealant may include UV absorbers, antioxidants, pigments, and the like. The sealants are suitable for use as edge sealants for insulated glass (IG) window units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: BOSTIK, INC.
    Inventors: Patrick John Czaplewski, David P. Keuler, Michael D. Vitrano
  • Patent number: 9399709
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for producing a thermoplastic elastomer composition, the method comprising subjecting components (A), (B), (C), and (D) to dynamic thermal treatment in a melt-kneading apparatus, wherein the component (A) is an ethylene-?-olefin based copolymer rubber, the component (B) is a polyolefin resin, the component (C) is a liquid in which an alkylphenol resin has been dispersed and/or dissolved in a mineral oil, and the component (D) is a metal halide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2016
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Shuhei Ono, Nobuhiro Natsuyama
  • Patent number: 9340691
    Abstract: A hot melt ink composition includes a copolyester, the copolyester consisting essentially of a condensation product of a first type of monomer, a second type of monomer and a third type of monomer, wherein the first type of monomer comprises at least one monomer A selected from the group of polyhydroxyl alcohols comprising X hydroxyl functional groups, wherein X?3, wherein the second type of monomer comprises at least one monomer B selected from the group of monomers being able to form an ester linkage with an alcohol and wherein the third type of monomer comprises at least one monomer C selected from the group of aromatic monocarboxylic acids. A method for preparing such copolyesters and a hot melt ink composition includes a mixture of such copolyesters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: OCE-TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Ronald Groothuijse, Richard Van Hameren, Peter R. Markies, Marjon M. H. Janssen, Emile A. Snijders
  • Patent number: 9335632
    Abstract: A positive resist composition is provided comprising a polymer comprising recurring units having a carboxyl and/or phenolic hydroxyl group substituted with an acid labile group and recurring units of tert-butyl or tert-amyl-substituted hydroxyphenyl methacrylate and having a weight average molecular weight of 1,000-500,000. The resist composition has a satisfactory effect of suppressing acid diffusion and a high resolution, and forms a pattern of good profile and minimal edge roughness after exposure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 9309383
    Abstract: A composition for injection molding includes: an inorganic powder composed of at least one of a metal material and a ceramic material; and a binder containing a polyacetal-based resin, an unsaturated glycidyl group-containing polymer, and a lubricant. In the composition, the unsaturated glycidyl group-containing polymer is contained in an amount of 1% by mass or more and 30% by mass or less with respect to the amount of the polyacetal-based resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Hamakura, Hidefumi Nakamura
  • Patent number: 9267019
    Abstract: A rubber composition and a tire using the rubber composition utilizing a functionalized silica dry precipitated silica with a specific surface area in the range of 100 to 300 m2/gm treated with a plurality of silanes coupling agents to form a wet polymer silica masterbatch, then blending the masterbatch with a latex rubber component that includes a styrene-butadiene copolymer rubber or a blend of the styrene-butadiene copolymer rubber and another conjugated diene base rubber using a plurality of coupling agents simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: LION COPOLYMER HOLDINGS, LLC
    Inventors: Mark Arigo, Subir Debnath, Jorge Soto
  • Patent number: 9260598
    Abstract: Described herein are fluororesin compositions of melt processible fluororesin and wholly aromatic polyamide fibers. The wholly aromatic polyamide fibers have an average fiber diameter of 10-20 ?m and an average fiber length of 100-1,000 ?m. The compositions are melt processible and can be melt molded into sliding members having low wear when used with sliding counterparts made of metals such as aluminum, copper, zinc or nickel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: THE CHEMOURS COMPANY FC, LLC
    Inventors: Osamu Hayakawa, Noriyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9249292
    Abstract: A composition for injection molding includes: an inorganic powder composed of at least one of a metal material and a ceramic material; and a binder containing a polyacetal-based resin and an ethylene-glycidyl methacrylate-based copolymer. In the composition, the ethylene-glycidyl methacrylate-based copolymer is contained in an amount of 1% by mass or more and 30% by mass or less with respect to the amount of the polyacetal-based resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Hamakura, Hidefumi Nakamura
  • Patent number: 9187670
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to curable film-forming compositions comprising: (a) a curing agent component comprising: (i) isocyanate functional groups; and (ii) polydialkylsiloxane functional groups; (b) a film-forming polymer comprising functional groups reactive with the isocyanate functional groups in (a); and (c) an acrylic polymer component comprising: (i) hydroxyl functional groups; and (ii) polydialkylsiloxane functional groups; wherein the components (a), (b) and (c) are different from one another. The present invention is further directed methods of mitigating dirt build-up on a substrate, comprising applying to at least a portion of the substrate the curable film-forming composition described above and at least partially curing the curable film-forming composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: John E Schwendeman, Shanti Swarup, Mark Edward Endlish, Xiangling Xu
  • Patent number: 9159940
    Abstract: An electronic device having, arranged in the following order, a cathodic layer, a conductive layer, a photoelectric conversion layer, and an anodic layer. The conductive layer contains a conductive adhesive composition which contains: (A) a water-soluble polyvinyl polymer, (B) an organic additive, and (C) a conductive organic polymer compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kunihisa Kato, Tsuyoshi Muto, Emi Nakajima
  • Patent number: 9132449
    Abstract: A coating system is provided that includes an undercoat composition that includes a thermoplastic dispersion. In certain preferred embodiments, the coating system is a multi-coat system that includes the undercoat composition and an overcoat composition that includes a thermoplastic dispersion. In one embodiment, the coating system is suitable for use on a food-contact surface of a food or beverage container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventors: Philippe Michel, Jean-Michel Sauton, Karine Le Claire
  • Patent number: 9127185
    Abstract: Composition comprising a polyester resin (A) made waterborne by adding 7-20 mass %, based on resin solids content of (A), of (a) a C1-3 alkoxy group-containing glycol monoalkyl ether to a polyester resin of resin acid value 25-35 mgKOH/g and neutralizing with a secondary amine and/or tertiary amine; a melamine resin (B) comprising methylated melamine resin and methyl/butyl mixed alkylated melamine resin, the content ratio based on resin solids content by mass of the methylated melamine resin to the methyl/butyl mixed alkylated melamine resin from 50/50 to 90/10, and the content ratio based on resin solids content by mass of component (A) to component (B) is 70/30 to 90/10, and a polypropylene glycol (C) comprising a number average molecular weight between 400 and 1,200, and in a mass percentage between 1 and 10 mass % in terms of the combined resin solids contents by mass of component (A) and component (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignees: BASF Japan Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshimasa Kamikuri, Atsushi Takahashi, Satoru Ihara
  • Patent number: 9090727
    Abstract: A polymer includes (a) one or more first monomeric units, each independently comprising at least one bicycloheptyl-polyether, bicycloheptenyl-polyether or branched (C5-C50)alkyl-polyether group per monomeric unit, wherein the bicycloheptyl-polyether or bicycloheptenyl-polyether group may optionally be substituted on one or more ring carbon atoms by one or two (C1-C6)alkyl groups per carbon atom, and (b) one or more second monomeric units, each independently comprising at least one pendant linear or branched (C5-C50)alkyl-polyether group per monomeric unit, provided that the first and second monomeric units cannot both comprise a branched (C5-C50)alkyl-polyether group and is useful as a component in liquid compositions, such as aqueous latex coating compositions, personal care compositions, home care compositions, and institutional or industrial care compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Lawrence Hough, Wojciech Bzducha, Pascal Herve, Pierre Hennaux, Andrew Douglass, Monique Adamy, Inigo Gonzalez
  • Patent number: 9080044
    Abstract: This invention is a rubber stopper for medical treatment, which is obtained by molding a resin composition containing a component (A): at least one of a block copolymer having at least two of a polymer block P containing a vinyl aromatic compound as the core and at least one of a polymer block Q containing a conjugated diene as the core and a hydrogenated block copolymer thereof, a component (B): a hydrocarbon-based softening agent for rubbers, and a component (C): a polyolefin-based resin, wherein the resin composition contains a specified amount of the component (C) based on the total amount of the component (A) and the component (B), and the resin composition has a specified molecular weight distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fumihiro Muto
  • Patent number: 9039862
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a hot-melt adhesive having high hardness for adhesive bonding of metal films or foils, paper films or foils, and/or plastic films or foils. The invention further relates to a method for adhesively bonding a metal film or foil, paper film or foil, and/or plastic film or foil onto a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Juergen Lotz, Dirk Kasper, Lutz Pielert
  • Publication number: 20150136301
    Abstract: An adhesive material includes a vinyl polymer and a solvent that includes xylene and toluene. The adhesive material has a viscosity in the range from about 1.0 cP to about 20.0 cP such that the adhesive material can be applied to a surface using an ink jet print head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Theodore F. Cyman, JR., Kevin J. Hook, Pamela Geddes, Alan R. Murzynowski, James W. Blease, Daniel E. Kanfoush