From Silicon-containing Reactant Patents (Class 524/588)
  • Patent number: 10774174
    Abstract: A crosslinked rubber is a member for use in an environment at ?10° C. or less produced by crosslinking a polymer composition containing 20 to 200 parts by weight of carbon black with respect to 100 parts by weight of a rubber component containing a monocyclic olefin ring-opening polymer having a proportion of cis bond of a structural unit derived from a monocyclic olefin of 45 to 95%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo Okuno, Yasuo Tsunogae
  • Patent number: 10774217
    Abstract: An (A) additive organopolysiloxane composition is disclosed which comprises (A1) a branched organopolysiloxane polymer comprising M, D and Q siloxy units and (A2) a silicone resin. The (A) additive organopolysiloxane composition has a content of aliphatically unsaturated groups of from 1.5 to 7.0 wt. %. A curable composition is also disclosed, the curable composition comprising the (A) additive organopolysiloxane composition, (B) an organosilicon compound having at least two silicon-bonded hydrogen atoms per molecule, and (C) a hydrosilylation catalyst. A method of preparing the curable and a method of forming a film with the curable composition are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Silicones Corporation
    Inventors: Tom Bekemeier, Steve Cray, Lori Dehlin, Tim Mitchell, Sze-Sze Ng, Dave Rich
  • Patent number: 10702886
    Abstract: A composition for producing a putty. The composition includes a binder component with 40 to 95 wt.-% of an epoxy resin based on a total mass of the binder component, a hardener component with 5 to 70 wt.-% of an NH-group-containing compound relative to a total mass of the hardener component, and 0.1 to 15 wt.-% of synthetic hollow bodies based on a total mass of the putty. The synthetic hollow bodies have a density of 0.005 to 0.8 g/cm3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: MANKIEWICZ GEBR. & CO. GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Jochen Wehner, Jens Buening, Martina Voss
  • Patent number: 10590151
    Abstract: The invention relates to silane compounds having the general formula (I): SiR1n(R2)4-n (I), as defined herein, to a method for preparing the silane compounds and use thereof as crosslinker or as adhesion promoter and to a curable composition comprising a reaction product of the at least one silane compound, at least one polyorganosiloxane, and at least one catalyst, and use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Esteban Mejia, Dengxu Wang, Udo Kragl, Andrea Gutacker, Therese Hemery, Adrian Duracu
  • Patent number: 10590319
    Abstract: A composition including (a) 20 to 85 wt % of a thermally conductive silver component containing silver nano-particles having a particle diameter of 5 to 500 nanometers; (b) a polyorgano-silsesquioxane component, the polyorganosilsesquioxane component selected from the group consisting of (i) 0.5 to 12 wt % of a polyorganosilsesquioxane fine powder, (ii) 0.5 to 8 wt % of a copolymer powder containing an interlacing polymer network of (I) a polyorganosilsesquioxane and (II) a polydiorganosiloxane; and (iii) 0.5 to 12 wt % of a combination of the polyorgano-silsesquioxane fine powder and the copolymer powder; and (c) 3 to 12 wt % of a total solvent content in the form of (i) one or more solvents, (ii) a vehicle containing one or more solvents, or (iii) a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: NAMICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Cathy Shaw Trumble, Maciej Patelka, Noriyuki Sakai, Nicholas C. Krasco
  • Patent number: 10526526
    Abstract: In some aspects, the present invention relates generally to self-release compositions and methods useful for the removal or prevention of mineral scaling and, more particularly, to surface coatings and surface treatments that resist, prevent, or aid in removal of mineral scaling. In some aspects, the self-release coating includes a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane and a thermoplastic or an additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force
    Inventors: Andrew Guenthner, Jeffrey Alston, Peter H. Boyd, Joseph M. Mabry, Timothy W. Rost
  • Patent number: 10501641
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to hydrophobic metal phosphate ceramic comprising a Group IV element of silicon, germanium, tin, or lead having at least one hydrocarbon covalently bonded thereto. Methods of providing water proofing and/or anti-corrosion protection are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: LATITUDE 18, INC.
    Inventor: Sameerkumar Vasantlal Patel
  • Patent number: 10490848
    Abstract: A polymer electrolyte composition includes a hard polymer segment covalently bound to an ionically-conducting segment, and a salt that includes an element M selected from an alkali metal, an alkaline earth metal, zinc, and aluminum. The hard polymer segment has a glass transition temperature (Tg) greater than or equal to 110° C., or a melting temperature (Tm) greater than 110° C. The ionically-conducting segment has a molecular weight of 800 to 10,000 g/mol. The polymer electrolyte composition has an ionic conductivity for an M ion greater than or equal to 1×10?8 S/cm at 25° C. Methods for the preparation of the polymer electrolyte composition are also provided, as are articles (e.g., electrochemical cells and energy storage devices) that contain the polymer electrolyte composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Geoffrey W. Coates, Rachna Khurana
  • Patent number: 10441676
    Abstract: A bioanalogic implantable ophthalmic lens (“BIOL”) capable of replacing the natural crystalline lens (NCL) in its various essential functions after the NCL having been removed and BIOL implanted into the posterior eye chamber and placed into the capsular bag vacated from the NCL. At least the posterior surface of the lens has a convex shape and is made from a transparent flexible hydrogel material. At least the anterior and posterior optical surfaces are defined by rotation of one or more conic sections along the main optical axis and the surfaces defined by the rotation will include a plane perpendicular to the axis and conical surface symmetrical by the axis. A hydrogel implantable ophthalmic lens whose optical parameters can be optimized and/or customized by a controlled absorption of electromagnetic radiation resulting in a change of the refractive index of the irradiated hydrogel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Medicem Institute s.r.o.
    Inventors: Vladimir Stoy, Václav Petrák, Miroslav Dudi{hacek over (c)}
  • Patent number: 10406789
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein relate to polymer resins having a first thermoset and one or more additional components (e.g., a second thermoset and/or a thermoplastic), composite laminates including the same, methods of making and using the same, and composite laminate structures including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: BRIGHT LITE STRUCTURES LLC
    Inventor: Antony Dodworth
  • Patent number: 10377877
    Abstract: A self-healing thermal interface material includes a reactive silicone-based material and a thermally conductive filler material. The reactive silicone-based material is modified to include one or more hydrogen bonding functional groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Sarah K. Czaplewski, Joseph Kuczynski, Jason T. Wertz, Jing Zhang
  • Patent number: 10370498
    Abstract: The present invention is a curable polysilsesquioxane compound comprising at least one structural unit represented by CHR1X0-D-SiO3/2, the curable polysilsesquioxane compound having a 29Si nuclear magnetic resonance spectrum that has a first peak top within a range of ?73 ppm or more and less than ?65 ppm, has a second peak top within a range of ?82 ppm or more and less than ?73 ppm, and substantially does not have a peak within a range of ?65 ppm or more and less than ?55 ppm, and a method for producing the curable polysilsesquioxane compound, and a curable composition comprising the curable polysilsesquioxane compound and a silane coupling agent, and a cured product obtained by heating the curable composition, and a method for using the curable polysilsesquioxane compound or the curable composition, as an optical device-securing material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masami Matsui, Mikihiro Kashio
  • Patent number: 10370563
    Abstract: A weather resistant matte silicone coating special for EMAS, comprising: 80˜130 parts by weight of ?,?-dihydroxypolydimethylsiloxane; 0.5˜10 parts by weight of a linear polydimethylsiloxane with terminal hydroxyl group; 1˜10 parts by weight of fumed silica; 10˜50 parts by weight of precipitated silica; 1˜5 parts by weight of color masterbatch; 0.9˜5 parts by weight of organotin chelate catalyst; crosslinking agent, comprising 1.5˜7 parts by weight of methyltri(methylethylketoximino)silane, 1.5˜7 parts by weight of vinyltri(methylethylketoximino)silane, and 1˜7 parts by weight of aminopropyltriethoxysilane; 1.5˜6 parts by weight of delustering agent; and 250˜350 parts by weight of a solvent. The coating has the properties of low viscosity, high flow, relatively fast curing, moderate strength, good adhesion, good mattness, being environmentally friendly and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: Chengdu Taly Technology Co., Ltd., China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology
    Inventors: Yunfeng Tao, Yajie Shi, Xianyin Zhang, Ping Liu, Hongyu Yao, Hui Fang, Hong Liu
  • Patent number: 10370531
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a core-shell polymer-containing epoxy resin composition, wherein the composition contains 100 parts by weight of the epoxy resin (A) and 1 to 100 parts by weight of the core-shell polymer (B), the core-shell polymer has the volume average particle diameter of 0.01 to 1 ?m, the core part of the core-shell polymer (B) has the glass transition temperature of less than 0° C., the shell part of the core-shell polymer (B) has the glass transition temperature of less than 25° C., and the shell part of the core-shell polymer (B) is polymerized with at least a monomer having an epoxy group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshio Furukawa, Shohei Nishimori
  • Patent number: 10358529
    Abstract: Particles are prepared in an emulsion using a method that includes providing a first reactant having at least two unsaturated carbon-carbon moieties and a second reactant having at least two Si—H moieties, so long as at least one of the unsaturated carbon-carbon moieties of the first reactant or the Si—H moieties of the second reactant is pendant. The method also includes providing a third reactant having a silicon atom and a condensable reactive group bonded to the silicon atom and also having an unsaturated carbon-carbon moiety and/or a Si—H moiety, providing a hydrosilylation catalyst, and providing a polar liquid. The method further includes combining the first, second, and third reactants to form particles that have a cross-linked network wherein the condensable reactive group is disposed on the particles, and adding a silane having an organic moiety and a condensation leaving group to form the particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: DOW SILICONES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Donald Taylor Liles, Timothy Andrew Roggow, II
  • Patent number: 10336888
    Abstract: Provided are a surface-treated calcium carbonate filler useful in a curable resin, for imparting performance having excellent heat resistance, color fastness, strength and elongation, and a curable resin containing the filler. A surface-treated calcium carbonate filler for a curable resin composition, in which calcium carbonate synthesized using compact limestone is treated by a surface treatment agent, the surface-treated calcium carbonate filler satisfying the following formulae (1) to (4): 0?Mg?2000,??(1) 0?Fe?200,??(2) 70?SFa?100, and??(3) 0?Ufa?30,??(4) Mg: a proportion [ppm] of magnesium contained in surface-treated calcium carbonate, Fe: a proportion [ppm] of iron contained in surface-treated calcium carbonate, SFa: a proportion [wt %] of saturated fatty acid in the surface treatment agent comprising a water-soluble monovalent salt of a fatty acid, and UFa: a proportion [wt %] of unsaturated fatty acid in the surface treatment agent comprising a water-soluble monovalent salt of a fatty acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: MARUO CALCIUM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoji Utsumi, Shigeru Sakaguchi, Takaaki Nishioka
  • Patent number: 10316215
    Abstract: Provided are halogen-free coatings, and methods for making and using such halogen-free coatings, for water and oil protection or repellants, which coatings control and/or eliminate the effect of humidity and oily substances on one or more of a variety of surfaces. These coatings and methods exhibit minimal toxicity to humans, non-human animals, including pets, and the environment more generally. The presently-disclosed coatings, which do not contain a halogen component, may be suitably employed, for example, on monuments, textiles, metals, stone, ceramic, wood, or other surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: NanoTech Innovations Corporation
    Inventor: Victor Manuel Castaño Meneses
  • Patent number: 10308847
    Abstract: Pressure sensitive and waterproof urethane-based adhesive compositions and methods of preparing said compositions. A silane is added to a prepolymer urethane to react with the urethane and at least partially end-cap the urethane. A reinforcing extender and a thixotropic agent are added to the composition. Methylethylketoximino (MEKO) silane is further added to the composition. When applied to a substrate, the adhesive composition has a tack-free time of at least about 90-120 minutes. The adhesive is cured to a final product that is waterproof, hydrolytically stable, and pH resistant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Inventor: Carroll Benford Dickens
  • Patent number: 10301422
    Abstract: A composition containing two different silane-functional polymers, only one of the two polymers having terminal groups of formula (I). The composition has a surprisingly rapid skin forming time and low viscosity, crosslinks quickly even without the use of EHS-critical catalysts such as organotin compounds or DBU, and cures to a non-sticky material with good strength and elasticity. Also relates to a method for accelerating the curing of a silane-crosslinking composition by adding to it a further silane-functional polymer having terminal groups of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG
    Inventors: Andreas Kramer, Urs Burckhardt
  • Patent number: 10294253
    Abstract: The present application relates to siloxane-containing phospholipids such as the compounds of Formula I, methods of preparation, compositions and uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Inventors: Mark B. Frampton, Paul M Zelisko, Drew Marquardt
  • Patent number: 10266653
    Abstract: A polyimide-forming composition includes a polyimide prepolymer, an amine, and a solvent comprising a C1-6 alcohol. A method of manufacturing the polyimide-forming composition is disclosed. The method includes heating a substituted or unsubstituted C4-40 bisanhydride in a C1-6 alcohol to dissolve the bisanhydride, adding a substituted or unsubstituted divalent C1-20 diamine to form a polyimide prepolymer, and adding the amine in an amount effective to solubilize the polyimide prepolymer in the C1-6 alcohol, in a solution of the C1-6 alcohol and deionized water, or in deionized water. A method of manufacturing an article including a polyimide is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventor: Viswanathan Kalyanaraman
  • Patent number: 10233336
    Abstract: Processes for preparing oleophobic and hydrophobic coatings on a substrate. More particularly, the disclosure relates to omniphobic surface treatment of substrates such as glass, ceramic, glass-ceramic, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: NBD NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventor: Bong June Zhang
  • Patent number: 10202530
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition capable of forming a heat dissipating member having high thermal conductivity and a heat dissipating member. The composition for a heat dissipating member of the present invention is a composition for a heat dissipating member that includes a first inorganic filler having thermal conductivity that is bonded to one end of a coupling agent; a second inorganic filler having thermal conductivity that is bonded to one end of a coupling agent, in which a bifunctional or higher polymerizable compound is additionally bonded to the other end of the bonded coupling agent; wherein the other end of the coupling agent bonded to the first inorganic filler is to be bonded to the polymerizable compound on the second inorganic filler during curing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignees: JNC CORPORATION, Osaka Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Takeshi Fujiwara, Jyunichi Inagaki, Masako Hinatsu, Akinori Okada, Yasuyuki Agari, Hiroshi Hirano, Joji Kadota
  • Patent number: 10183270
    Abstract: A particulate sorbent includes a carbonaceous and/of non-carbonaceous particulate matter encapsulated in sol-gel sorbent matrix where microparticles of a porous sol-gel metal oxide network display a high surface area with small cross-section pores and a nanoparticle or microparticle filler that is a carbonaceous and/or non-carbonaceous particulate matter. The particulate sorbent is prepared by dispersing carbonaceous and/of non-carbonaceous particulate matter in a mixture of a metal oxide precursor, water, catalyst and optionally a solvent and a polymer functionalized to react with the metal oxide precursor. Catalysis is by acid followed by base to separate hydrolysis in the sol with condensation to a gel to give a highly porous gel. The gel is subsequently fractured into sorbent particles. The sorbent particles can be used for sampling or separating analytes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: THE FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    Inventors: Abuzar Kabir, Kenneth G. Furton
  • Patent number: 10184063
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous top coating composition for label face stock. The coating includes at least the following components: an emulsion of acrylic polymers, a dispersion of urethane polymers, a cross linker, and a dispersion of aliphatic polyurethane/acrylic polymer exhibiting isocyanate (NCO) to hydroxyl (OH) ratio above 1.7. The invention further relates to a label face stock comprising a top coating layer of the aqueous top coating composition and method for providing the aqueous top coating composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: UPM RAFLATAC OY
    Inventors: Kirit Naik, Jessica May
  • Patent number: 10155885
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods of making organosiloxane polymer compositions from hydrosilylation curable compositions comprising at least the components (a) and (b) and at least one of components (c) and (d): (a) an organosiloxane resin material comprising aliphatic unsaturation; and (b) an organosiloxane crosslinker comprising multiple silicon atom-bonded hydrogen atoms (e.g., an “SiH siloxane”); in combination with at least one of (c) at least one organosiloxane comprising at least two silicon atom-bonded hydrogen atoms; and (d) at least one organosiloxane comprising at least two silicon atom-bonded hydrocarbyl groups comprising aliphatic unsaturation (e.g., a “di-vinyl functional siloxane”). Such hydrosilylation curable compositions have, in some instances, significantly faster cure speed, relative to their condensation curable counterparts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Steven Swier, Yanhu Wei
  • Patent number: 10150835
    Abstract: A dual curable composition is provided, comprising a compound represented by formula (I): (acrylate)a-(A)-(silane)b??(I) in which a and b are identical or different and are each represented by an integer greater than or equal to 1; and wherein the dual curable composition is radiation curable and/or moisture curable. The moiety A comprises at least one of an aliphatic hydrocarbon, a cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon, an aryl moiety, an ether, an ester, an amide, a urethane, a urea, a hydroxyl group-containing organic moiety, an acrylic oligomer, an epoxy oligomer, a urethane oligomer, a polyester oligomer, or mixtures thereof, and the dual curable composition has a molecular weight greater than or equal to 300.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Inventor: Benedict S. Curatolo
  • Patent number: 10131740
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueously dispersible polyurethane having a specific amount of silicon n(Si)/m(PU) of from 0.05 mol/kg to 1 mol/kg, and a specific amount of urea groups, n(U)/m(PU), >N—CO—N< of from 0.8 mol/kg to 2 mol/kg, wherein in each case the specific amount of substance is calculated as the ratio of the amount of substance n of the entity under consideration, to the mass m(PU) of the polyurethane, to a process for the preparation thereof, and a method of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: ALLNEX AUSTRIA GMBH
    Inventors: Anton Arzt, Robert Harrer
  • Patent number: 10083859
    Abstract: In the present method, a substrate to be processed, having an interlayer insulation film, is prepared (step 1). The interlayer insulation film is subjected to dry etching, while using a mask layer, thereby forming recesses (step 2). Residue is removed by dry ashing (step 3). A coating is formed on the entire surface by means of a gas process using a coating compound gas, with a molecular structure having at one terminal a first substitution group that reacts with and bonds with the surface of the interlayer insulation film, and at the other terminal a second substitution group that is hydrophilic (step 4). The coating is removed by wet cleaning (step 5). Wiring is formed in the recesses (step 6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventor: Ryuichi Asako
  • Patent number: 10077338
    Abstract: A curable silicone resin composition including: (A) an organopolysiloxane having at least two alkenyl groups per molecule, each bonded to a silicone atom and showing a viscosity of 10 to 1,000,000 mPa·s at 25 degrees C., and (B) an organopolysiloxane having a resin structure composed of 10 to 80 mol % of SiO4/2 unit, 0.1 to 80 mol % of (R1)2SiO2/2 unit and 1 to 60 mol % of (R2)3SiO1/2 unit and having a weight average molecular weight of 1,000 to 10,000. R1 represents an alkenyl group having 2 to 8 carbon atoms, or a substituted or unsubstituted, monovalent hydrocarbon group having no aliphatic unsaturated group, and R2 represents, independently of each other, an alkenyl group having 2 to 8 carbon atoms, or a substituted or unsubstituted, monovalent hydrocarbon group having no aliphatic unsaturated group, provided that at least one among all of R2 is an alkenyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Mizunashi, Takayuki Kusunoki
  • Patent number: 10068800
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a solid-state imaging device comprises a first step of preparing an imaging element having a second principal surface having an electrode arranged thereon, and a photoelectric converter part configured to photoelectrically convert the incident energy line so as to generate a signal charge; a second step of preparing a support substrate, provided with a through hole extending in a thickness direction thereof, having a third principal surface; a third step of aligning the imaging element and the support substrate with each other so that the electrode is exposed out of the through hole while the second and third principal surfaces oppose each other and joining the imaging element and the support substrate to each other; and a fourth step of arranging a conductive ball-shaped member in the through hole and electrically connecting the ball-shaped member to the electrode after the third step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Yasuhito Yoneta, Ryoto Takisawa, Shingo Ishihara, Hisanori Suzuki, Masaharu Muramatsu
  • Patent number: 10047173
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a modified elastomeric polymer obtained by reacting a living anionic elastomeric polymer and specific chain end modifying compound, wherein the living anionic elastomeric polymer comprises more than 70% and less than 99% by weight of butadiene units and more than 1% and less than 30% by weight of styrene units and has a vinyl bond content of from 2 to less than 10%, based on the polybutadiene fraction of the living anionic elastomeric polymer. The invention further relates to a method of preparing the modified elastomeric polymer and to an elastomeric polymer composition comprising the modified elastomeric polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: TRINSEO EUROPE GMBH
    Inventors: Evemarie Hamann, Joachim Kiesekamp, Sven Thiele, Daniel Heidenreich
  • Patent number: 10047109
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a reactive porogen using cyclic organic polyol and an ultra low dielectric film prepared using the same, and more particularly, to novel cyclic organic polyol as a cyclic organic polyol compound which can be completely pyrolyzed at a temperature of 500° C. or less, does not leave carbon residue during a heat treatment if an end hydroxyl group of the cyclic organic compound is substituted by a functional group of alkylalkoxysilane and then used as a reactive porogen, and is involved in a sol-gel reaction of organic silicate and suppresses phase separation and thus forms pores having a uniform size and has excellent mechanical properties as compared with a porosity, a reactive porogen using the ash-free cyclic organic polyol, and an ultra low dielectric film prepared using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Sogang University Research Foundation
    Inventors: Hee-Woo Rhee, Sung-Min Cho
  • Patent number: 10026637
    Abstract: A polyimide resin includes an acid anhydride residue; and a diamine residue, the polyimide resin including a residue of a polysiloxane diamine represented by Formula (1) in an amount of not less than 60% by mole in the total amount of the diamine residue: wherein, n is a natural number and an average value thereof calculated from the average molecular weight of the polysiloxane diamine is 45 to 200; R1 and R2, the same or different, each represent an alkylene group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms or a phenylene group; and R3 to R6, the same of different, each represent an alkyl group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, a phenyl group or a phenoxy group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Masao Tomikawa, Takuo Watanabe, Chungseo Lee
  • Patent number: 10026392
    Abstract: An acoustic lens for an ultrasonic probe includes a vulcanization-molded article of a rubber composition including a first silicone rubber composition having a plasticity number of 100 or less, and a second silicone rubber composition having a plasticity number of 150 or more and 300 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Kiyokazu Morita
  • Patent number: 10011720
    Abstract: A silicone-based encapsulating material composition contains a bifunctional thermosetting silicone resin (A), a multifunctional thermosetting silicone resin having a hydroxyl group (B), and a curing catalyst (C). In the composition, a weight-average molecular weight of the component (A) is 300 to 4,500, a mass ratio of the component (B) relative to a total mass of the component (A) and the component (B) is 0.5% by mass or more and less than 100% by mass, an average functional number of the component (B) is 2.5 to 3.5, and the repeating units constituting the component (B) which are trifunctional account for 50% by mass or more relative to a total mass of the component (B). A visible light transmittance measured at an optical path length of 1 cm and a wavelength of 600 nm is 70% or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Gaku Yoshikawa, Masayuki Takashima, Kentaro Masui
  • Patent number: 10000680
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compositions, preparation methods, and use of thermally conductive materials comprising silicone composition curable by hydrosilylation, thermally conductive fillers, and phthalocyanine. The novel composition retains its desirable pliability after cure even when kept at an elevated temperature for an extended period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: DOW SILICONES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dorab Bhagwagar, Kelly Messing, Elizabeth Wood
  • Patent number: 10000623
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising a mixture or reaction mixture of a carbodithioic acid of formula: (I) or its internal salt; and at least one compound independently selected from a natural or synthetic rubber curing or vulcanization accelerator, activator or retarding agent. wherein R? and R? are independently selected from a C2-C18 aliphatic moiety; aromatic moiety; alicyclic moiety; aromatic heterocyclic moiety; and aliphatic heterocyclic moiety or R? and R? may together form part of an aromatic heterocyclic ring moiety or aliphatic heterocyclic ring moiety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: ROBINSON BROTHERS LIMITED
    Inventors: Khirud Behari Chakraborty, Maxson Liu
  • Patent number: 9994745
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a transparent organosilicon gel adhesive. The transparent organosilicon gel adhesive is prepared by mixing component A with component B in accordance with the mass proportion of 1:1. The component A is composed of 60-95 parts by weight of base material, 0.1-0.5 part by weight of catalyst and 5-40 parts by weight of auxiliary material, and the component B is composed of 60-95 parts by weight of base material, 5-20 parts by weight of crosslinker, 0.1-0.5 part by weight of inhibitor and 1-20 parts by weight of auxiliary material. The present invention relates to a two-component addition type transparent AB silicone gel adhesive, which has good adhesion to glass, a PC board, PMMA. The present invention has a refractive index of 1.40 to 1.43, is a colorless transparent gel, and has a light transmittance of more than 92%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: SUZHOU T-POWER OPTRONICS TECHNICAL SERVICE CO. LTD
    Inventor: Dong Shi
  • Patent number: 9976065
    Abstract: There is provided an adhesive composition comprising at least 50 wt % of an aqueous dispersion of an amorphous polyurethane having a Tg below 25° C.; and a water dispersible cross-linker, where the adhesive composition has a peel retention of greater than or equal to 5% according to the Water/IPA Exposure Test.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Jingjing Ma, Mary M. Caruso Dailey, Dmitri D. Iarikov, Alexander J. Kugel, Yongshang Lu, Christopher B. Walker, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9963604
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an inkjet ink includes a non-conductive metal pigment, a resin, and a solvent, and the surface of the non-conductive metal pigment is coated with an alkoxide including an alkoxysilane, and the coating film has a crosslinked structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignees: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA, SYSTEM TOTO CO., LTD
    Inventors: Keiichi Kikuchi, Yoshiaki Mochizuki, Hiroshi Masaoka
  • Patent number: 9951150
    Abstract: Disclosed are an end-modified conjugated diene-based polymer configured such that the end of a conjugated diene-based polymer is coupled with an aminosilane-based end modifier, and a method of preparing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung-Ho Choi, Min-Soo Kim, Cheol-Jae Kim, Won-Mun Choi
  • Patent number: 9949914
    Abstract: This invention relates to a foamable concentrated hair care composition comprising an anionic surfactant, a co-surfactant, a viscosity reducing agent, and a cationic polymer. The hair care composition may further comprise a silicone, wherein the silicone particle size is less than about 10 microns. The hair care composition has a viscosity of from about 1 to about 3,000 cps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jean Jianqun Zhao, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Todd Ryan Thompson, Jazmin Veronica Torres Rivera, Sarah Elizabeth Mullen, Howard David Hutton, III, Peter Herbert Koenig, David Michael Eike
  • Patent number: 9944793
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite material comprising nanoporous particles and at least one binder constructed from at least one isocyanate and at least one polymer P selected from the group consisting of polyvinylamine, poly(meth)acrylic acid, poly(meth)acrylic ester, polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinylthiol and mixtures thereof, wherein said at least one binder is used in an amount of 0.1 to 20 wt %, based on the amount of nanoporous particles, a composition for producing a composite material of this type, a process for producing a composite material of this type, shaped articles comprising said composite material and the use of said composite material for thermal and/or acoustical insulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Berend Eling, Stefan Auffarth
  • Patent number: 9920199
    Abstract: An improved silane modified polymer useful in adhesive compositions is made from a silane precursor material made by a process comprising reacting an organic compound having a backbone that is terminated by an amino group having at least one active amino hydrogen and a hydrolysable silane, wherein the backbone is comprised of at least one secondary amino group having one active amino hydrogen and a Michael addition acceptor compound, wherein the Michael addition compound fails to have a group reactive with an isocyanate group to form the silane precursor compound. The silane precursor compound is reacted with an isocyanate terminated polyurethane prepolymer to form a silane modified prepolymer. The silane modified prepolymer may then be cured with moisture and may be employed in an adhesive composition containing other components such as a plasticizer, catalyst and filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Syed Z. Mahdi, Yiyong He
  • Patent number: 9909040
    Abstract: Compositions containing an adhesive material, a release additive and a compatibilizer are suitable for temporarily bonding two surfaces, such as a wafer active side and a substrate. These compositions are useful in the manufacture of electronic devices where a temporary bonding of a component to a substrate is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Zhifeng Bai, Mark S. Oliver, Michael K. Gallagher, Christopher J. Tucker, Karen R. Brantl, Elissei Iagodkine, Zidong Wang
  • Patent number: 9868866
    Abstract: A hydrolysis resistant aqueous emulsion includes a hydrolyzable silicon containing compound. This emulsion is formed by a method that includes the step of (A) forming a seed emulsion that includes (1) an emulsifier, (2) water, and (3) a first oil phase. The method also includes the step of (B) adding a second oil phase, including a hydrolyzable silicon containing compound, to the seed emulsion. A weight ratio of the second oil phase including the hydrolyzable silicon containing compound to the first oil phase in the seed emulsion is from 0.5 to 50. Moreover, a total weight of the first and second oil phases in the emulsion is at least 60 weight percent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Jennifer A. Daoust, Jean-Paul H. Lecomte, Donald Taylor Liles, Yihan Liu, Timothy Andrew Roggow, II
  • Patent number: 9827351
    Abstract: This invention relates to medical, health care and non-medical devices comprising a rubbery or elastomeric polymer material taking up more than 5% by weight of water and at most 500% by weight of water after immersion in demineralized water at room temperature for a sufficient time to reach saturation. The material may be in the form of a foam, or in the form of a coating adapted for adhesion to a substrate, or in the form of a sheet, or in the form of a fiber, and may comprise: —repeating units from one or more hydrophobic organic monomers, and —repeating units from one or more monomers (a) being modified with one or more hydrophilic side groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Dirk Burdinski, Joyce Van Zanten, Lucas Johannes Anna Maria Beckers, Cornelis Petrus Hendriks, Willem Franke Pasveer, Nicolaas Petrus Willard, Mareike Klee, Biju Kumar Sreedharan Nair, David Smith
  • Patent number: 9822248
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a polysiloxane composition which exhibits high heat and light resistance, and excellent gas-barrier properties. The polysiloxane composition of the present invention includes: (A) a modified polyhedral polysiloxane which is obtained by modifying (a) an alkenyl group-containing polyhedral polysiloxane compound with (b) a hydrosilyl group-containing compound; and (B) an organopolysiloxane containing at least two alkenyl groups in a molecule, wherein the polysiloxane composition after curing has a water vapor permeability of not more than 30 g/m2/24 h, and the polysiloxane composition includes (B1) an aryl group-containing organopolysiloxane as the organopolysiloxane (B), and/or (C) a component which is (C1) an organosilicon compound that contains one alkenyl or hydrosilyl group in a molecule, or (C2) a cyclic olefin compound that contains one carbon-carbon double bond in a molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Satoshi Sugiyama, Takao Manabe
  • Patent number: 9803125
    Abstract: A thermal interface material comprises a polymeric elastomer material, a thermally conductive filler, and a coupling agent, along with other optional components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Natalie A. Merrill, Andrew D. Delano, David E. Steele