Nitrogen Ring Is Part Of A Ring System Having Three Or More Rings Fused Or Bridged Together Patents (Class 524/89)
  • Patent number: 10344144
    Abstract: 1. The invention relates to the use of polyester molding compositions composed of A) from 20 to 97.9% by weight of a thermoplastic polyester B) from 0.1 to 10% by weight of an epoxidized natural oil or fatty acid ester, or mixture of these, where the epoxide equivalent weight of component B) in accordance with DIN EN ISO 3001 is from 100 to 400 g/eq C) from 1 to 20% by weight of a metal salt of a phosphinic acid D) from 1 to 20% by weight of a melamine compound E) from 0 to 60% by weight of other additional substances, where the total of the percentages by weight of components A) to E) is 100%, for the production of stress-cracking-resistant and halogen-free flame-retardant polyester molding compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Michael Roth, Klaus Uske, Sebastian Wagner, Ulli Wolf
  • Patent number: 10317593
    Abstract: An imaging device, comprising: an infrared light absorption layer including a cyanine dye represented by Chemical Formula (A) below: wherein R1 and R2 are selected from the group consisting of: a chain alkyl group, a cyclic alkyl group, a phenyl group, and a benzyl group; wherein the chain alkyl group and the cyclic alkyl group including at least one group member selected from the group consisting of: 1) a first group having one or more hydrogen atoms in a first alkyl group substituted with at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of: a halogen atom, an alkoxy group, an alkanoloxy group, an amino group, a thiol group, and a mercapto group; 2) a second group having at least one reactive group selected from the group consisting of: a vinyl group, an acrylic group, a carbonyl group, a carboxyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkenyloxy group, an alkoxycarbonyl group, a nitrile group, a carboxyl group, a carbonyl group, a sulfonyl group, a sulfamoyl group, a carbamoyl group, a benzoyloxy group
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Nozomi Takiguchi, Shinji Imaizumi, Masanori Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 10305047
    Abstract: A metal complex of a metal from groups 13 to 16 uses a ligand of the structure (I), where R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 can independently be oxygen, sulfur, selenium, NH or NR.sup.4, where R.sup.4 an alkyl or aryl and can be connected to R.sup.3. R.sup.3 is an alkyl, long-chain alkyl, alkoxy, long-chain alkoxy, cycloalkyl, halogenalkyl, aryl, arylene, halogenaryl, heteroaryl, heteroarylene, heterocycloalkylene, heterocycloalkyl, halogenheteroaryl, alkenyl, halogenalkenyl, alkynyl, halogenalkynyl, ketoaryl, halogenketoaryl, ketoheteroaryl, ketoalkyl, halogenketoalkyl, ketoalkenyl, halogenketoalkenyl, where in suitable radicals, one or more non-adjacent CH.sup.2-groups can be substituted independently of one another by —O—, —S—, —NH—, —NR.sup.o-, —SiR.sup.oR.sup.oo-, —CO—, —COO—, —OCO—, —OCO—O—, —SO.sub.2-, —S—CO—, —CO—S—, —CY1?CY2 or —C.dbd.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Anna Maltenberger, Marina A. Petrukhina, Guenter Schmid, Jan Hauke Wemken
  • Patent number: 10247936
    Abstract: Thermochromic filters are constructed using absorptive, reflective, or fluorescent dyes, molecules, polymers, particles, rods, or other orientation-dependent colorants that have their orientation, order, or director influenced by carrier materials, which are themselves influenced by temperature. These order-influencing carrier materials include thermotropic liquid crystals, which provide orientation to dyes and polymers in a Guest-Host system in the liquid-crystalline state at lower temperatures, but do not provide such order in the isotropic state at higher temperatures. The varying degree to which the absorptive, reflective, or fluorescent particles interact with light in the two states can be exploited to make many varieties of thermochromic filters. Thermochromic filters can control the flow of light and radiant heat through selective reflection, transmission, absorption, and/or re-emission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: RAVENBRICK LLC
    Inventors: Richard M. Powers, Wil McCarthy
  • Patent number: 10161297
    Abstract: A heat-insulating layer exhibiting high resistance to cracks, peeling, deformation, and gasoline and high heat insulation is obtained on the wall surface of an engine member (19). First, a heat insulator layer including a silicone-based resin and hollow particles containing a Si-based oxide is formed on a wall surface of the engine member (19). Then, Si-based oxide is produced through oxidation of a silicone-based resin in at least part of the surface of the heat insulator layer by heating the surface of the heat insulator layer. Thereafter, a catalytic metal is added to the silicone-based resin in the surface of the heat insulator layer and/or Si-based oxide derived from the hollow particles. Using the catalytic metal as nuclei, electroless plating is performed. In this manner, a heat-insulating layer (21) in which the surface of the heat-insulating film (27) is covered with a plating film (29) is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Nanba, Shinji Kadoshima, Daiji Katsura, Nobuo Sakate, Takakazu Yamane, Akihide Takami
  • Patent number: 9951203
    Abstract: A polyester resin composition having excellent hydrolysis resistance and excellent transparency and a method of producing the same are provided. There is provided a polyester resin composition comprising a polyester resin that is obtained from a dicarboxylic acid or an ester-forming derivative thereof and a diol as main raw material; and a copper-containing compound and a chelate ligand compound having a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic structure or a tertiary amine structure that are mixed with the polyester resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Masato Akahira, Ken Sudo, Eri Yasutake, Koya Kato
  • Patent number: 9895470
    Abstract: Substrates, optionally coated with an undercoating layer, having grafted there from one or more non-fouling materials are described herein. The non-fouling, polymeric material can be grafted from a variety of substrate materials, particularly polymeric substrates and/or polymeric undercoating layers. The graft-from techniques described herein can result in higher surface densities of the non-fouling material relative to graft-to formulations. Graft-from methods can be used to produce covalently tethered polymers. The compositions described herein are highly resistant protein absorption, particularly in complex media and retain a high degree of non-fouling activity over long periods of time. The compositions described herein may also demonstrate antimicrobial and/or anti-thrombogenic activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Semprus Biosciences Corp.
    Inventors: Jun Li, Trevor Squier, Zheng Zhang, Chad Huval, William Shannan O'Shaughnessy, Michael Hencke, Michael Bouchard, Christopher R. Loose
  • Patent number: 9878580
    Abstract: The present technology provides a rubber composition containing: from 20 to 40 parts by weight of carbon black, from 15 to 30 parts by weight of silica, from 2.0 to 3.5 parts by weight of sulfur, and a sulfur-containing silane coupling agent, per 100 parts by weight of diene rubber that contains from 80 to 100 wt. % of natural rubber, and from 20 to 0 wt. % of isoprene rubber; the total amount of sulfur in the sulfur and the sulfur-containing silane coupling agent being from 2.3 to 4.0 parts by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Mizuki Takeuchi, Yuki Shimizu
  • Patent number: 9796139
    Abstract: A three-dimensional shaping composition of this invention is a three-dimensional shaping composition which is used for producing a three-dimensionally shaped article by laminating layers and contains particles having a hydrophilic surface and water-soluble monomers having a hydroxyl group. The water-soluble monomer is preferably at least one selected from the group consisting of 4-hydroxybutyl acrylate, 2-hydroxybutyl acrylate, 2-hydroxypropyl acrylate, 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, 2-hydroxypropyl methacrylate, and phenol epoxy acrylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Koki Hirata, Shinichi Kato, Hiroshi Fukumoto, Chigusa Sato
  • Patent number: 9617466
    Abstract: A microencapsulation process is improved by adding a stabilizing agent that contains one or more catalytic organo-metal oxide materials, such as metal soaps. This functions as a crosslinker by causing unsaturated bonds in the microcapsule walls to react, thereby stabilizing the microcapsules against the effects of additives to coatings that, otherwise, degrade the functionality of thermochromic or photochromic materials at the microcapsule core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Chromatic Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy J. Owen, Terrill Scott Clayton, Bryan M. Siske, Christopher W. Roberts, Vladimir Tomovich
  • Patent number: 9579929
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pneumatic tire having excellent durability. Provided is a pneumatic tire including a sidewall and a carcass, the sidewall being produced from a rubber composition for a sidewall which has a specific sulfur content, the carcass being produced from a carcass cord covered with a rubber composition for a carcass topping, and the sulfur contents of the rubber composition for a sidewall and the rubber composition for a carcass topping satisfying a specific relationship. Provided is a pneumatic tire including a clinch and a carcass, the clinch being produced from a rubber composition for a clinch which has a specific sulfur content, the carcass being produced from a carcass cord covered with a rubber composition for a carcass topping, and the sulfur contents of the rubber composition for a clinch and the rubber composition for a carcass topping satisfying a specific relationship.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Tatsuya Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 9567489
    Abstract: A mixture for use as a drier for air-drying an auto-oxidizable resin composition, said mixture comprising : 1,4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (L); and, a manganese salt having the general formula Mn2+[X]n, wherein anion X is selected from PF6?, SbF6?, AsF6?, BF4?, B(C6F5)4?, CI?, Br?, I?, NO3?, or R2COO? in which case n=2, or the anion X is SO42? in which case n=1, and wherein R2 is C1-C20 alkyl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, C6-C20 aryl optionally substituted with heteroatoms, or a polymeric residue; wherein the 1,4,7-trialkyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (L) is present in the mixture in an amount such that the molar ratio of L:Mn is at least 1.25:1 and more preferably at least 1.5:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventors: Michel Daniel Meijer, Eddy Van Weelde, Joseph Theodorus Maria Van Dijk, Jitte Flapper
  • Patent number: 9416270
    Abstract: A polyamide composition is formed from a low viscosity polyamide-6 and a nucleating agent. The nucleating agent includes an organic material, a first inorganic material and a second inorganic material. Suitable organic materials include organic polymers. Suitable inorganic metallic materials include metal oxides and silicates. The polyamide composition may include polyamide-66 materials and carbon black.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Jianfeng Huang, Jiayu Yuan, Lei Wang, Shuwen Peng, Jie Wei
  • Patent number: 9394423
    Abstract: A fire retardant material comprising preferably at least 60% polypropylene having a flexural modulus of 2.8 GPa or above and a fire retardancy rating of UL-94 V-1 or better. The fire retardant material is preferably halogen and glass-fiber free. It may contain a fire retardant agent (e.g. a polymeric APP-crystal phase II type fire retardant fire retardant) and a filler. Also methods for producing such a fire retardant material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Auckland Uniservices Limited
    Inventors: Allan James Easteal, Ralph Cooney, Kaluachchl Gamage Karnika De Silva, Debes Bhattacharrya
  • Patent number: 9200142
    Abstract: The invention provides a compound conforming to the structure of Formula (C) The invention also provides a thermoplastic polymer composition comprising a polyolefin polymer and a compound conforming to the structure of Formula (C) as a nucleating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: MILLIKEN & COMPANY
    Inventors: John W. Miley, Sanjeev K. Dey, Eduardo Torres, Haihu Qin
  • Patent number: 9200144
    Abstract: The invention provides a thermoplastic polymer composition comprising a polyolefin polymer and a nucleating agent. The nucleating agent comprises a compound conforming to the structure of Formula (I) The invention also provides a series of compounds encompassed by the structure of Formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: MILLIKEN & COMPANY
    Inventors: John W. Miley, Haihu Qin, Darin L. Dotson, Mary Angela Cooley, Chi-Chun Tsai, Sanjeev K. Dey, Eduardo Torres, Francisco Alvarez
  • Patent number: 9193845
    Abstract: The invention provides a compound conforming to the structure of Formula (CX) The invention also provides a thermoplastic polymer composition comprising a polyolefin polymer and a compound conforming to the structure of Formula (CX) as a nucleating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: MILLIKEN & COMPANY
    Inventors: Haihu Qin, Darin L. Dotson, Eduardo Torres, Sanjeev K. Dey, Francisco Alvarez
  • Patent number: 9174092
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball having a low spin rate on driver shots. The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a spherical core and at least one cover layer covering the spherical core, wherein the spherical core is formed from a rubber composition containing (a) base rubber, (b) an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms and/or a metal salt thereof as a co-crosslinking agent, (c) a crosslinking initiator and (d) a carboxylic acid having a benzene ring and/or a salt thereof, provided that the rubber composition further contains (e) a metal compound in case of containing only (b) the ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbon atoms as the co-crosslinking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: DUNLOP SPORTS CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Ryota Sakamine, Chiemi Mikura, Shun Kurihara, Ayaka Shindo
  • Patent number: 9126762
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a rubber composition for a conveyor belt that enables the provision of a conveyor belt having sufficiently good tensile strength, tear resistance, abrasion resistance, and cut resistance and, more specifically, to a rubber composition for a conveyor belt that contains, with respect to 100 parts by mass of a rubber component containing 40 to 70 mass % of natural rubber, 10 to 25 mass % of styrene butadiene rubber, and 15 to 35 mass % of butadiene rubber, 1 to 5 parts by mass of a resin component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroki Nakano
  • Patent number: 9045665
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a solvent borne coating composition that comprises an autoxidizable film-forming alkyd binder and a drier system for the autoxidation of the binder, wherein the drier system comprises: (a) at least 0.001 wt % metal, based on binder solids, of at least one metal salt of an organic acid wherein the metal is selected from the group consisting of V, Ce, or Fe; (b) at least 0.01 wt % metal, based on binder solids, of at least one Co salt of an organic acid; and (c) at least 0.01 wt % metal, based on binder solids, of at least one metal salt of an organic acid wherein the metal is selected from the group consisting of Ca, Zn, Ba, K or Li.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: PPG EUROPE B.V.
    Inventors: John Weijnen, Ton Van Den Berg
  • Publication number: 20150141556
    Abstract: Certain phosphonic acid salts heated at temperatures over 200° C. generate thermally stable, highly efficient flame retardant materials well suited for use as flame retardant additives in polymers. Various methods for preparing flame retardant materials from more than one phosphonic acid salts are provided, wherein each method can generate different flame retardant materials from the same mixture of starting phosphonic acids. The flame retardants of the invention can be used as the sole flame retardant in a composition or in combination with other flame retardants, synergists or adjuvants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Zachary Stockdale, Mark V. Hanson, Larry D. Timberlake, Subramaniam Narayan, William R. Fielding
  • Patent number: 9023920
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a high-strength inflammable blend resin composition including a polyphenylene sulfide resin and a polyethylene terephthalate resin. More specifically, the resin composition of the present invention includes: a basic blend resin containing 10 to 80 wt. % of a polyphenylene sulfide resin, and 20 to 90 wt. % of a polyethylene terephthalate resin; and 0.1 to 20 parts by weight of a modified polystyrene or a styrene-based elastomer with respect to 100 parts by weight of the basic blend resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: SK Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-Gi Kim, Jae-Bong Lim, Jong-In Lee, Chang-Hyun Lee, Sung-Su Bae, Sang-Mook Lee
  • Patent number: 9018284
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising: a base polymer; at least one compound having the structure of Formula I or II wherein Ar is an o-, m-, or p-phenylene moiety, a substituted phenylene moiety, or a naphthalene moiety; R1 and R2 are independently selected from the group consisting of: hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, and aryl; and X is O or —(CH2)n—; n=0, 1, or 2; and p=0, 1, or 2; and; and at least one transition metal in a positive oxidation state, said metal being present in the composition in an amount of from about 10 to about 400 ppm, wherein said compound is present in an amount of from about 0.10 to about 10 weight percent of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Graham Packaging Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Murali K. Akkapeddi, Brian A. Lynch
  • Patent number: 8999200
    Abstract: A polymeric composite comprises a polymeric resin; an electrically conductive filler; and a polycyclic aromatic compound, in an amount effect to increase the electrical conductivity of the polymeric composition relative to the same composition without the polycyclic aromatic compound. The addition of the polycyclic aromatic compound in addition to a conductive filler imparts improved electrical and mechanical properties to the compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Sabic Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Sumanda Bandyopadhyay, Darren Clark, Soumyadeb Ghosh
  • Publication number: 20150094406
    Abstract: The invention provides a thermoplastic polymer composition comprising a polyolefin polymer and a nucleating agent. The nucleating agent comprises a compound conforming to the structure of Formula (I) The invention also provides a series of compounds encompassed by the structure of Formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: John W. Miley, Haihu Qin, Darin L. Dotson, Mary Angela Cooley, Chi-Chun Tsai, Sanjeev K. Dey, Eduardo Torres, Francisco Alvarez
  • Publication number: 20150087754
    Abstract: A condensed heterocyclic compound which is shown by the following formula (I) and a composition containing an (a) organic material and (b) at least one type of the condensed heterocyclic compound are provided. (Y indicates a chemical single bond, —S(?O)—, or —SO2—. Ra and Rb indicate substitutable C1 to C30 organic groups. Za and Zb indicate chemical single bonds or —SO2—. X1 and X2 indicate hydrogen atoms etc. n and m respectively independently indicate integers of 0 to 2, where one of n and m is not 0).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei SAKAMOTO, Satoshi KIRIKI, Tomonori OGAWA, Masanobu SHINOHARA
  • Publication number: 20150087755
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition, which comprises a) an organic material susceptible to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation, which is a polymer, an oligohydroxy compound, a wax, a fat or a mineral oil, with the proviso that the polymer is not a polypeptide, agar-agar or a component of agar-agar and the oligohydroxy compound is not glucose or a component of agar-agar; and b) a compound of formula (I) n is 1, 2, 3 or 4; when n is 1, R5 is H, C1-C30-alkyl, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C6-C10-aryl, which is unsubstituted or substituted by C1-C8-alkyl, C1-C8-alkoxy, halogen or one phenyl, C7-C13-aralkyl, C2-C22-alkenyl, C3-C12-alkinyl, OH, C1-C30-alkyloxy, C3-C10-cycloalkyloxy, C6-C12-aryloxy, C7-C13-aralkyloxy, hydroxy-C1-C8-alkyl, carboxy-C1-C12-alkyl, C1-C12-alkoxycarbonyl-C1-C12-alkyl, C2-C30-alkyl, which is interrupted by one or more oxygen atoms, C2-C16-alkyl, which is interrupted by one sulfur atom, or NR?1R?2; when n is 2, R5 is C1-C12-alkane-diyl, C6-C14-arylene, C4-C8-cycloalkane-bis-(C1-
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Werner Hoelzl, Bruno Rotzinger
  • Publication number: 20150065620
    Abstract: Phase change ink comprising carrier and colorant of formula wherein Ra and Rb each, independently, are hydrogen, alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl; R1 and R2 each, independently, are hydrogen, provided at least one of R1 and R2 is other than hydrogen, alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl; R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 each, independently, are alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl, or a substi
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Bo Wu, Nathan G. Starr, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Publication number: 20150057394
    Abstract: A dye compound of formula 1: where R and R? are substituents independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, C1 to C4 alkyl and a solubilizing moiety comprising a substituted or unsubstituted C10 to C70 hydrocarbyl group. At least one of R and R? is not a hydrogen atom or C1 to C4 alkyl. R? and R?? can be independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, C1 to C6 alkyl groups or halogens; and X is a squaric acid moiety. A property of the dye compound is that it absorbs radiation having a wavelength in the range of about 700 nm to about 1400 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2013
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeffrey H. Banning, Jule W. Thomas, Jr., Bo Wu, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Publication number: 20150056420
    Abstract: Phase change ink compositions having a phase change carrier composition containing a wax and a wax-soluble near-infrared (NIR) dye having an absorption maximum in the wavelength region from about 700 nm to about 1400 nm. Near-infrared prints prepared with such phase change ink compositions. Methods of producing a layer of such a phase change ink on the surface of a substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2013
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffrey H. Banning, Jule W. Thomas, Jr., Bo Wu, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Publication number: 20150051324
    Abstract: A resin composition including an aromatic polyester resin and having high levels of hydrolysis resistance and moldability is provided. The resin composition includes an aromatic polyester resin having a terminal carboxyl group content of not more than 30 eq/ton (component A), a cyclic carbodiimide compound having at least two carbodiimide rings, each having only one carbodiimide group (component B), and a polyvalent hydroxyl group-containing compound having a hydroxyl value of not less than 200 (component C).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Applicants: WINTECH POLYMER LTD., TEIJIN LIMITED
    Inventors: Ryuji Nonokawa, Shinichiro Shoji, Shinya Yamada, Kouichi Sakata, Kazuya Goshima
  • Patent number: 8945703
    Abstract: The invention relates to a polyester film incorporating at least one UV stabilizer of the formula I, in which R1 is hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkyl, cycloalkenyl, heterocycloalkyl, aryl, or heteroaryl, and R2 is a moiety which contains at least one ?-electron system, which contains a carbon atom and at least one further atom selected from carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen, where the moiety R2 contains at least one atom different from carbon, where the film includes at least one further UV absorber which does not correspond to the formula I. The invention further relates to a process for producing the film, and also to articles formed from the film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Polyester Film GmbH
    Inventors: Holger Kliesch, Oliver Klein, Andreas Bork, Ingo Fischer
  • Publication number: 20150031785
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition containing an acrylic copolymer (A) having a structural unit (a1) derived from an alkyl (meth)acrylate (a1)? and a structural unit (a2) derived from a functional group-containing monomer (a2)?, a crosslinking agent (B), and a photochromic dye (C) selected from a group consisting of dithienylethene-based compounds, oxazine-based compounds and naphthopyran-based compounds has a relatively rapid rate of color change from colored to colorless after termination of irradiation with UV rays, has excellent photochromic performance and can be a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer of a colorless pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yumiko Amino
  • Publication number: 20150030845
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a thickness from 8 to 152 microns, a 60 degree gloss value from 2 to 35, an optical density greater than or equal to 2 and a dielectric strength greater than 1400 V/mil. The base film comprises a chemically converted (partially or wholly aromatic) polyimide in an amount from 63 to 96 weight percent of the base film. The base film further comprises a pigment and a matting agent. The matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 10 weight percent of the base film, has a median particle size from 1.3 to 10 microns, and has a density from 2 to 4.5 g/cc. The pigment is present in an amount from 2 to 35 weight percent of the base film. The present disclosure is also directed to coverlay films comprising the base film in combination with an adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2013
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: THOMAS EDWARD CARNEY, Jeffrey Michael Bartolin, Meredith L. Dunbar, Scott John Herrmann
  • Patent number: 8937121
    Abstract: A condensed heterocyclic compound which is shown by the following formula (I) and a composition containing an (a) organic material and (b) at least one type of the condensed heterocyclic compound are provided. (Y indicates a chemical single bond, —S(?O)—, or —SO2—. Ra and Rb indicate substitutable C1 to C30 organic groups. Za and Zb indicate chemical single bonds or —SO2—. X1 and X2 indicate hydrogen atoms etc. n and m respectively independently indicate integers of 0 to 2, where one of n and m is not 0).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Zeon Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Satoshi Kiriki, Tomonori Ogawa, Masanobu Shinohara
  • Publication number: 20150005416
    Abstract: The present invention relates to halogen-free flame retardant compositions essentially comprising polyamide polymers (preferred is polyamide 6), at least a hypophosporous acid metallic salt (preferred is aluminium hypophosphite), at least a nitrogen based flame retardant agent (preferably selected among melamine condensation products such as melam, melem, melon or their mixtures, and melamine cyanurate), at least an organic polyhydric compound and optionally further conventional components. Such compositions are highly flame retardant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Applicant: ITALMATCH CHEMICALS S.p.A.,
    Inventor: Ugo Zucchelli
  • Publication number: 20140335297
    Abstract: An oxygen-absorbing resin composition containing a base resin having a thermoplastic resin; and an oxygen-absorbing component having at least the one selected from the group consisting of an ester, an amide, an imide or a dicarboxylic acid derived from an acid anhydride represented by the following formula (1), wherein, a ring X is an aliphatic ring having an unsaturated bond, n is a number of the substituents Y bonded to the ring X and is an integer of 0 or 1, and Y is an alkyl group, and a polymer having a constituent unit stemming from the acid anhydride. An oxygen-absorbing polyester resin composition exhibits excellent oxygen-absorbing property even in the absence of transition metal catalyst without accompanied by the deterioration of the polyester resin used as a the base resin, the oxygen-absorbing property being strong enough for maintaining gas-barrier properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2012
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: TOYO SEIKAN GROUP HOLDINGS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Sawa, Yukiko Hirayama, Toshiki Yamada
  • Patent number: 8883888
    Abstract: There are provided a novel diarylamine compound represented by the following formula (I), (II) or (III), which has at least one signal attributable to the hydrogen of the N—H moiety at 8.30 ppm to 9.00 ppm when a deuterated dimethyl sulfoxide solution of the diarylamine compound is analyzed by 1H-NMR; and an aging inhibitor, a polymer composition, a crosslinked rubber product and a molded article thereof, and a method of producing a diarylamine compound. In the formulas, A1 to A6 each represent an aromatic group which may have a substituent; A represents an aromatic group or a cyclic aliphatic group, which may both have a substituent; L represents 1 or 2; and n represents 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Zeon Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Tomonori Ogawa, Satoshi Kiriki, Masanobu Shinohara, Yasushi Nakano
  • Publication number: 20140303490
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for incorporating dye and/or nanoparticles into polymer films and into electrospun polymeric nanofibers, and, more specifically, to a method for electrospinning a molecularly homogenous solution of dye (and/or nanoparticles) and polymer dissolved in a mutual solvent leading to uniform distribution of dye across the cross-section of each constituent fiber and to resulting nanofibers with the dye/nanoparticles incorporated therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: Syracuse University
    Inventors: Patrick T. Mather, Amir Torbati, Ryan Mather
  • Publication number: 20140243440
    Abstract: A method for producing a porous polymer structure involves (i) forming a polymer; (ii) subsequently contacting the polymer with a nonsolvent and inducing the formation of an emulsion in which the nonsolvent is present as the dispersed phase and the polymer as the continuous phase; and (iii) removing at least some of the nonsolvent so as to leave pores within the polymer, wherein the polymer is formed by exciting one or more molecules in an exciting medium, in particular by pulsed plasma deposition. Emulsion formation in step (ii) may be induced by or in the presence of an emulsion stabilising agent. Also provided is a porous polymer structure produced using the method, and a polymer which is impregnated with an emulsion stabilising agent, for use in the emulsion formation step of the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Jas Pal S. Badyal, Suzanne Morsch
  • Publication number: 20140128516
    Abstract: A flame retardant-stabiliser combination for thermoplastic polymers, containing as component A: 50 to 90% by weight of a monoaryl phosphinic acid salt of the general formula (I), where R1 is an unsubstituted or substituted C6-C15 aryl group or a C7-C16 alkyl aryl group or a C7-C16 aryl alkyl group; M is Mg, Ca, Al, Sb, Sn, Ge, Ti, Zn, Fe, Zr, Ce, Bi, Sr, Mn, Li, Na, K and/or a protonized nitrogen base; as component B: 5 to 50 wt % of a nitrogen-containing synergist and/or a phosphorus/nitrogen flame retardant; as component C: 0 to 10 wt % of magnesium oxide, calcium oxide, zinc oxide, manganese oxide, tin oxide, aluminium hydroxide, boehmite, magnesium hydroxide, hydrotalcite, hydrocalumite, calcium hydroxide, zinc hydroxide, tin oxide hydrate, manganese hydroxide, zinc borate, zinc hydroxystannate and/or zinc stannate; as component D: 0 to 3 wt % of a mixture of a phosphonite or a phosphonite/phosphate mixture, and as component E: 0 to 3 wt % of an ester or salt of long-chain aliphatic carbonic acids having
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: CLARIANT FINANCE (BVI) LIMITED
    Inventors: Sebastian Hoerold, Harald Bauer
  • Patent number: 8716374
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising, (a) a transparent or translucent polymer or polymer blend in an amount which together with components b) to g) gives 100 wt. %, (b) optionally 0 ppm to 2500 ppm of one or more stabilizers, (c) 0.001 ppm to 10,000 ppm of at least one dye comprising structure 1a and/or 1b, (d) 0.001 ppm to 10,000 ppm of at least one dye selected from the group consisting of dyes differing from dyes having structure 1a and/or 1b based on perinone or indanthrone and dyes based on a phthalocyanine or phthalocyanine complex, (e) optionally 0 ppm to 3000 ppm of one or more release agents, (f) optionally 0 ppm to 6000 ppm of one or more UV absorbers, and (g) optionally 0 ppm to 500,000 ppm of one or more further additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Bayer MaterialScience AG
    Inventors: Gesa Dern, Alexander Meyer, Joerg Reichenauer
  • Patent number: 8686071
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cured rubber composition, its preparation and a tire with a component of such rubber composition. A reinforcing resin is used to promote stiffness for the cured rubber composition. The elastomer for the rubber composition is primarily comprised of at least one isoprene-containing elastomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Bruce Raymond Hahn, John Eugene Varner, James Edward Taucher, Byoung Jo Lee
  • Patent number: 8679243
    Abstract: An aqueous pigment dispersion used for preparing an ink jet recording aqueous ink comprises an anionic group-containing organic polymeric compound, an organic pigment, an organic pigment derivative, and the water, wherein the polymeric compound, the organic pigment, and the organic pigment derivative are dispersed in water, the organic pigment and the organic pigment derivative are a diketopyrrolopyrrole-based red pigment and a phthalimidoalkylated quinacridone, respectively, and the phthalimidoalkylated quinacridone content is in the range of 1.6 to 3.8% relative to the total (100%) of the diketopyrrolopyrrole-based red pigment and the phthalimidoalkylated quinacridone on a mass basis. Furthermore, there is provided an ink jet recording aqueous ink containing such an aqueous pigment dispersion, wherein the aqueous pigment dispersion is diluted such that the total of the organic pigment content and the organic pigment derivative content is from 1 to 8% on a mass basis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Ryuji Yokoyama, Takao Ogihara, Kengo Yasui
  • Patent number: 8633292
    Abstract: A photochromic composition for making optical materials comprising a polyurethane prepolymer formed by combining an isocyanate and a compound having an active hydrogen containing group, a polysilsequioxane and a photochromic compound. The photochromic composition may also include a monomer that has both an active hydrogen containing group and an unsaturated group. The polysilsesquioxane is incorporated as a copolymer and/or as a polysilsequioxane-chemically modified polyurethane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: Signet Armorlite
    Inventors: Geoffrey Yuxin Hu, Thomas J. Engardio
  • Publication number: 20130341066
    Abstract: This application relates to a polyolefin composition comprising a polyolefin and an aromatic compound. The polyolefin composition can be used in producing medium and high voltage cables with improved electrical breakdown strength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Applicant: Borealis Technology OY
    Inventors: Thomas Hjertberg, Villgot Englund
  • Patent number: 8609753
    Abstract: An acrylic rubber composition which contains, with respect to 100 parts by weight of acrylic rubber, a compound which is expressed by the following general formula (1) in 0.1 to 50 parts by weight and a cross-linking agent in 0.05 to 20 parts by weight is provided. (where, in said general formula (1), Y indicates a chemical single bond or —SO2—. Ra and Rb respectively independently indicate substitutable C1 to C30 organic groups. Za and Zb respectively independently indicate chemical single bonds or —SO2—. n and m respectively independently are 0 or 1, at least one of n and m being 1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Zeon Corporation
    Inventors: Tomonori Ogawa, Masanobu Shinohara, Tsutomu Yoshimura, Kei Sakamoto, Satoshi Kiriki
  • Publication number: 20130330556
    Abstract: The present invention provides aniline black comprising no harmful substances such as chromium and copper in its products and having an excellent blackness and a high resistivity value, as well as provides a black resin composition, a water-based dispersion and a solvent-based dispersion which are colored with the aniline black and have an excellent dispersibility. The aniline black according to the present invention has a sulfur content of 0.2 to 6.0% by weight and comprises primary particles having an average major axis diameter of 0.05 to 0.80 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2012
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: TODA KOGYO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Shimohata, Kohei Uehara, Nobuya Shimo, Koso Aoki
  • Patent number: 8557906
    Abstract: A flame-retardant composition having (a) a copolymer comprising at least about 50 wt. % of propylene-derived units, and about 5-35 wt. % of units derived from at least one of ethylene or a C4-10 alpha-olefin, wherein the copolymer has a heat of fusion of about 75 J/g or less; and (b) a flame retardant, wherein the composition satisfies the requirements of UL94 with a V2 rating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventor: Randal Howard Kerstetter, III
  • Patent number: 8530569
    Abstract: A polyalkyl benzimide polymeric dispersant produced from the reaction product of polyisobutylene amine with 1,2,4-benzenetricarboxylic anhydride, and method of preparing same and colorant dispersions containing dispersant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Sun Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Gregory T. Huber, Tatiana N. Romanova, Russel J. Schwartz, Terence R. Chamberlain