Contacting With A -n=c=x-containing Reactant Which Has Been Previously Reacted With An Organic Compound Containing A Hydroxyl, Amine, Or -c(=o)-o- Group Patents (Class 525/127)
  • Patent number: 9957661
    Abstract: Polymers are described having repeat units of Formula (I): wherein R3 is H or alkyl group; x and t are positive integers; Q is C(O)O, C(O)NH, or direct bond; D is alkylene, arylene, or (CH2CH2O)n(CH(CH3)CH2O)m; E is O, S, NR5, or direct bond; R5 is H or alkyl; G is the residue of a polyisocyanate; V is a urethane, urea, or thiourea that bonds to other parts of the polymer compound or to a monovalent blocking group; s is 1 to 5; Y is O or a substituted or unsubstituted arylene group; A is an alkylene group; w, v, and y are 0 or 1; X is the residue of a cyclic or acyclic sugar alcohol which is substituted with —R1, —C(O)R1, —(CH2CH2O)n(CH(CH3)CH2O)mR2, —(CH2CH2O)n(CH(CH3)CH2O)mC(O)R1, or mixtures thereof; n and m are independently 0 to 20; R1 is independently an alkyl group; and R2 is independently —H or alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: THE CHEMOURS COMPANY FC, LLC
    Inventors: John Christopher Sworen, Gerald Oronde Brown, Tatsiana Haidzinskaya, Ewa Kohler
  • Patent number: 9783623
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymerisable plasticiser formed by a hydrocarbon chain, one end of which bears more than one isocyanate function, said hydrocarbon chain comprising and/or being substituted by an aromatic ring and/or an aliphatic ring and/or said hydrocarbon chain is substituted by at least two hydrocarbon chains that can comprise an unsaturation, and the number of isocyanate functions being strictly greater than 1, preferably greater than 1.2, and, more preferably, grater than 1.5 but less than or equal to 2.2. The invention also relates to liquid polyurethane resin compositions and, in particular, stable, ready-to-use liquid polyurethane resin compositions comprising said plasticiser. The invention further relates to methods for replacing all or part of the exogenous plasticiser and/or solvent in a polyurethane resin by adding said polymerisable plasticiser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Soprema
    Inventors: Louis Durot, Pierre-Etienne Bindschedler, Virginie Francois Barseghian, Remi Perrin
  • Patent number: 9585798
    Abstract: The present invention relates to improved water-absorbing storage layers for use in hygiene articles, the water-absorbing storage layers being essentially free of cellulose fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Christophe Bauduin
  • Patent number: 9296957
    Abstract: A nondendrimeric hyperbranched polyester and/or polyesteramide which comprise alkenyl-substituted succinic acid units as demulsifiers for splitting oil-water emulsions, especially crude oil emulsions. In particular, the succinic acid is substituted with alkenyl groups containing 16 to 20 carbon atoms. Also, nondendrimeric hyperbranched polyesters or polyesteramides which comprise alkenyl-substituted succinic acid units, wherein the alkenyl group has from 16 to 20 carbon atoms. In addition to the alkenyl-substituted succinic acid units, the nondendrimeric hyperbranched polyester contains, as further units, at least trifunctional alcohols having been alkoxylated with an average of from 3 to 12 ethylene oxide units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bernd Bruchmann, Andreas Eichhorn, Marcus Guzmann, Wolfgang Gaschler
  • Publication number: 20150136319
    Abstract: A reactive hot melt adhesive comprising a blend of a (meth)acrylate polymer, a polyurethane polymer containing (meth)acrylate groups and a polyurethane prepolymer containing NCO-groups wherein the content of low molecular weight (meth)acrylate urethanes is less than 1 wt % of the adhesive. The adhesive provides a fast and improved green strength during application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Hans-Georg Kinzelmann, Yang Cao, Uwe Franken, Hongxia Zhao
  • Patent number: 9029475
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a process for producing a low VOC (volatile organic content) coating composition. The present disclosure is particularly directed to a process for producing a low VOC (volatile organic content) coating composition by mixing a water based crosslinking component and an organic solvent based crosslinkable component. The present disclosure is further directed to a low VOC coating composition produced by the process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Axalta Coating Systems IP Co., LLC
    Inventors: Ayumu Yokoyama, Jennifer Majlak, Ross Sydney Morgan
  • Patent number: 9006350
    Abstract: A selfbonding enamel containing resins which are capable of crosslinking with one another, comprising (A) 5 to 95 wt % of at least one resin with nucleophilic groups selected from the group consisting of OH, NHR, SH, C(O)NHR, carboxylate, CH-acidic groups and Carbanions, (B) 0 to 70 wt % of at least one amide group-containing resin and (C) 0 to 30 wt % of at least one polyurethane resin, (D) 0 to 30 wt % of at least one epoxy resin, (E) 5 to 95 wt % of at least one organic solvent, wherein the resins of either component (A) and/or, if component (B) is contained in the composition, component (B) contain ?-carboxy-?-oxocycloalkyl carboxylic acid amide groups the coatings of the selfbonding enamel have excellent adhesion to electrically conductive wires high sticking properties and high re-softening temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Axalta Coating Systems IP Co., LLC
    Inventors: Frank-Rainer Boehm, Michael Herm
  • Patent number: 8987374
    Abstract: The present invention provides a non-aqueous composition containing a particulate solid, an organic medium and a polyurethane dispersant having an essentially linear backbone and laterally attached solvent-solubilizing side chains of a polyester, a polyether, a polyacrylate or a polyolefin including mixtures of such side chains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Stuart Nicholas Richards, Andrew James Shooter
  • Patent number: 8981005
    Abstract: Disclosed are coating compositions comprising polycarbodiimides having onium salt groups, as well as relating methods and coated substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony M. Chasser, Lawrence J. Fitzgerald, Venkateshwarlu Kalsani
  • Publication number: 20150059604
    Abstract: A resin composition for laser engraving that comprises (Component A) a resin that is a plastomer at 20° C., (Component B) a polymerizable compound, and (Component C) a polymerization initiator, wherein Component A has a constitutional repeating unit having an acid group, and the content of the constitutional repeating unit having an acid group is 0.01 to 15 mass % relative to a total mass of Component A. A flexographic printing plate precursor that has a relief-forming layer formed of the resin composition for laser engraving on a support, and a flexographic printing plate precursor that has a crosslinked relief-forming layer obtained by crosslinking a relief-forming layer formed of the resin composition for laser engraving by heat and/or light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuhiro HAMADA
  • Patent number: 8962771
    Abstract: Elastomer composites are prepared by wetting particles of a natural or synthetic rubber with a liquid one-component moisture-curable resin composition and then exposing the wetted particles to moisture to cure the resin composition. The moisture-curable resin composition comprises (a) an isocyanate-terminated polyurethane prepolymer having an isocyanate content of from 0.5 to 12% by weight and (b) from 1 to 30%, based on the combined weight of components (a) and (b), of an epoxide or lactone compound having a molecular weight of from about 70 to about 1000 and which is miscible in the prepolymer at the relative proportions thereof that are present. In addition, the composition contains no more than 0.1% by weight of compounds having a primary or secondary amino group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Blndu Radhakrishnan, William Aaron Koonce
  • Patent number: 8957156
    Abstract: An optical adhesive film prepared from an optical adhesive composition, an optical adhesive composition, and a display panel, the optical adhesive film having an elongation of about 200 to about 800% and a tensile strength of about 10 gf/mm2 or less, and the optical adhesive composition including a urethane (meth)acrylate copolymer, a reactive monomer, and an initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Cheil Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Lee June Kim, Ji Hye Kwon, Kyoung Jin Ha, Kil sung Lee
  • Patent number: 8946313
    Abstract: This invention relates to hybrid polymer polyols. These hybrid polymer polyols comprise the free-radical polymerization product of (A) a base polyol comprising (1) a polymer modified polyol selected from (a) dispersions of polyureas and/or polyhydrazodicarbonamides in a hydroxyl group containing compound and (b) polyisocyanate polyaddition polyols, and (2) optionally, a polyol having a functionality of 2 to 6 and an OH number of from 20 to 500; (B) optionally, a preformed stabilizer; and (C) one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers, in the presence of (D) a free-radical polymerization initiator, and (E) optionally, a polymer control agent. The present invention also relates to a process for the preparation of these hybrid polymer polyols, foams prepared from these hybrid polymer polyols and to a process for the preparation of these foams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
    Inventors: Rick L. Adkins, Brian L. Neal
  • Patent number: 8927001
    Abstract: Absorbable, essentially non-absorbable, and non-absorbable crystalline, amphiphilic, block/graft copolymeric compositions exhibit an inherent viscosity of at least 0.5 dL/g, a heat of fusion of at least 10 J/g and undergo swelling in the biological environment due to a water up-take of at least 10 percent of original dry mass. These compositions are designed for use in swellable surgical sutures, coatings of medical devices, and carriers for the delivery of bioactive agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Poly-Med, Inc.
    Inventors: Shalaby W. Shalaby, James M. Lindsey
  • Patent number: 8927653
    Abstract: Golf balls that have at least one layer formed from a cationic polyurea material. In particular, the compositions of the invention, which include a polymer backbone including urea linkages with cationic groups, may be formed from an isocyanate-containing component and an isocyanate-reactive component, at least one of which includes precursor cationic groups, in the presence of an alkylating, quaternizing, or ternarizing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Murali Rajagopalan, Shawn Ricci, Michael J. Sullivan, Kevin M. Harris, Pamela V. Arnold
  • Publication number: 20140371362
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are self-healing materials, which are smart materials that are capable of repairing themselves without any external intervention when they are damaged. The self-healing materials may be microencapsulated, for example in a one-capsule system or a two-capsule system, and damage to a matrix containing the microcapsules may rupture the microcapsules and cause the healing materials to be released into the site of damage, where it may polymerize and restore the functional capabilities of the matrix. The self-healing materials may be based on unsaturated multi-functional resins capable of oxygen-initiated cross-linking, and may include alkyd resins, such as alkyd resins that include one or more telechelic end groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventor: Gerald O. Wilson
  • Patent number: 8895674
    Abstract: A method disclosed for making a side-chain dendrimer vesicle. The method includes the steps of: At first, there is provided a random copolymer with a narrow distribution of molecular weights by active polymerization and chemical modification. Then, chemical modification is executed to graft various generations of dendrimers to the random copolymer to provide a side-chain dendritic random copolymer with various generations. Two steps of emulsification are taken to induce macromolecular self-assembling of the side-chain dendritic random copolymer solution to form the macromolecular vesicle. The side-chain dendrimer includes C10˜C18 hydrophobic alkyl chains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, Armaments, Bureau, Ministry of National Defense
    Inventors: Wen-Chiung Su, Wei-Ho Ting, Mao-Syong Lin, Chia-Cheng Chang, Hsin-Cheng Chiu, Sheng-hong Dai, Ru-Jong Jeng
  • Publication number: 20140338550
    Abstract: To provide a resin composition for a laser-engravable flexographic printing plate that has excellent removability for engraving residue generated when laser-engraving a printing plate precursor and that can give a flexographic printing plate that is excellent in terms of non-tackiness, hardness, printing durability, and halftone shape. A resin composition for a laser-engravable flexographic printing plate, the resin composition that comprises (Component A) a polyurethane resin having a group represented by Formula (1), (Component B) an ethylenically unsaturated compound, and (Component C) a polymerization initiator wherein in the Formula, R and R? independently denote a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, R? denotes an alkyl group, R and R? may be linked to form a ring, and the wavy line portion denotes the position of bonding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi SATO
  • Patent number: 8883871
    Abstract: This invention relates to chemical polymer compositions, methods of synthesis, and fabrication methods for devices regarding polymers capable of displaying shape memory behavior (SMPs) and which can first be polymerized to a linear or branched polymeric structure, having thermoplastic properties, subsequently processed into a device through processes typical of polymer melts, solutions, and dispersions and then crossed linked to a shape memory thermoset polymer retaining the processed shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC.
    Inventors: Thomas S. Wilson, Michael Keith Hearon, Jane P. Bearinger
  • Publication number: 20140329097
    Abstract: An adhesive composition that includes: one or more polyester polyether copolymers of formula I: wherein Nu is a predominately cyclic nucleus and R1 is randomly selected from either a C2-6 alkylene or an amorphous, long-chain polyether subunit including a polyoxyalkylene group; one or more polyisocyanate prepolymers that includes the reaction product of: one or more polyols; and a polyfunctional isocyanate having a functionality of more than about 2; polymeric MDI; and a first aromatic or aromatic-aliphatic polymer tackifying resin having a softening point of equal to or greater than about 100° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Marietta B. Helmeke, Jeffery G. Schmierer, Theresa Unze-Schmierer
  • Patent number: 8877875
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball that satisfies both of the flight distance at the shot with a driver, a long iron, and a middle iron and the controllability at the approach shot with a short iron and is also excellent in the abrasion resistance of the cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: SRI Sports Limited
    Inventors: Kazuya Kamino, Keiji Ohama, Toshiyuki Tarao
  • Patent number: 8853295
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of particularly reactive and low-viscosity reaction products of polyisocyanates which contain activated ethylenically unsaturated groups which react by polymerization under the action of actinic radiation, and the use of these reaction products in coating compositions, and particularly scratch-resistant coatings obtainable therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: ALLNEX IP S.a.r.L.
    Inventors: Michael Ludewig, Wolfgang Fischer, Helmut Kuczewski
  • Publication number: 20140272425
    Abstract: A moisture-curable hot melt adhesive which is excellent in light resistance and durability against high temperature and high humidity. The moisture-curable hot melt adhesive includes a urethane prepolymer having an isocyanate group at the end and an acrylic based polymer, wherein the urethane prepolymer contains chemical structures derived from a polycarbonate polyol and a non-crystalline polyesterpolyol. The moisture-curable hot melt adhesive can be used to produce an automobile interior material since no deterioration occurs even under sunlight, or under severe high temperature and high humidity conditions in the summer season.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Tamogami
  • Patent number: 8834670
    Abstract: An optical adhesive composition includes a urethane (meth)acrylate resin having at least one hydroxyl group and at least one vinyl group, the urethane (meth)acrylate resin having a curing contraction ratio expressed by Equation 1 of about 0 to about 3%; and an adhesion of about 30 to about 80 kgf: Curing contraction ratio (%)=(A?B)/A×100,??[Equation 1] where A is a specific gravity of the optical adhesive composition before curing, and B is a specific gravity of the solid optical adhesive composition after curing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Cheil Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kyoung Jin Ha, Ji Hye Kwon, Kil Sung Lee, Irina Nam, Lee June Kim
  • Publication number: 20140256855
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a carbon fiber sizing agent that can obtain a carbon fiber bundle having a superior effect of improving mechanical properties when composited using a resin; an aqueous dispersion thereof; a carbon fiber bundle; a sheet-shaped article having a carbon fiber bundle; and a composite material. The carbon fiber sizing agent contains: a compound (A) that is an ester of an unsaturated monobasic acid and an epoxy compound having a plurality of epoxy groups in the molecule, and that has at least one epoxy group in the molecule; a urethane acrylate oligomer (B) that is bifunctional and that has a tensile elongation rate of the cured product of at least 40%; and a polyurethane resin (C) having a tensile elongation rate of a dried coating film of 350-900% inclusive. The amounts of A-C contained satisfy the conditions described in the description. The aqueous dispersion disperses the sizing agent. The carbon fiber bundle contains 0.6-3.0 mass % inclusive of the sizing agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kouki Wakabayashi, Naoki Sugiura, Masahiro Hata, Shigekazu Takeda, Keigo Yoshida, Shuuichi Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20140255560
    Abstract: A two-part, solvent-free laminating adhesive including a Part A that is a liquid mixture of a first polyol and a hydroxyl functional acrylic polymer having a molecular weight of no greater than 15,000 g/mole, and a Part B that is an isocyanate-terminated polyurethane prepolyiner. The adhesive is especially suited for making flexible laminates for use in food packaging. When adhered two polymeric film materials and in cured form, the adhesive provides substantially no contribution to the oxygen barrier properties of the laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2013
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: H.B. FULLER COMPANY
    Inventors: WAYNE G. EKLUND, Stephen G. Rippe
  • Patent number: 8735495
    Abstract: A two-component urethane system. The first component is a hydroxy-terminated polyester polyol containing polymerized residues of phthalic acid and an aliphatic diol having Mn from 60 to 150, and having no more than 15 wt % polymerized residues of aliphatic acids. The second component is an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer containing polymerized residues of diphenyl methane diisocyanate and/or toluene diisocyanate and a glycol or polyol having Mn from 90 to 1000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Larry F. Brinkman, David E. Vietti, Joseph James Zupancic
  • Patent number: 8716402
    Abstract: A barrier coating comprising a polyurethane dispersion and an elastomeric material is disclosed. The polyurethane comprises at least 30 weight percent of meta-substituted aromatic material. Methods for improving barrier using the coatings are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Inventors: Rodger G. Temple, Brian E. Woodworth, Diep Nguyen, Michelle S. Miles, Walter F. Kasper, Dennis L. Faler
  • Patent number: 8680205
    Abstract: A method for improving flow of a two-component urethane system by adding a hydroxy-functional acrylic polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Larry F. Brinkman, Mai Chen, David E. Vietti, Melinda L. Einsla, Joseph James Zupancic
  • Patent number: 8680204
    Abstract: The present invention relates to golf balls comprising a crosslinked ionomer composition formed by the reaction of either one or more ionomers, or an ionomer precursor composition, with one or more crosslinking agents including polyisocyanates, blocked polyisocyanates, polyurethane prepolymers, blocked polyurethane prepolymers, polyurea prepolymers, blocked polyurea prepolymers, polyamines, blocked polyamines and dicyanodiamides. The resulting modified ionomer compositions exhibit increased tensile strength and a decrease in tensile elongation as compared to the uncrosslinked ionomer analogs while maintaining Shore D hardness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Inventors: Hyun J. Kim, Hong G. Jeon
  • Publication number: 20140039417
    Abstract: A composite material includes nitrile group-containing copolymer rubber; polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethane; and polyalkylene oxide containing metal salt, in which the metal salt is alkali metal salt or alkaline earth metal salt, and an amount of the metal salt in the polyalkylene oxide containing metal salt is 0.5 parts by mass to 3.0 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the total amount of the nitrile group-containing copolymer rubber and the polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Naoyuki Osako, Takeshi Kida, Kohei Oguni
  • Patent number: 8609768
    Abstract: A hot melt adhesive composition employing a thermoplastic polyurethane, which has a high adhesive strength even under bonding conditions of low temperature and short time or even to nylon cloth, and which has a favorable adhesive strength in a wide temperature range of from room temperature to low temperature. A hot melt adhesive composition comprising a thermoplastic polyurethane (A) having a flow initiation temperature of from 80 to 150° C. and a phenolic hydroxy group-containing compound (B) having phenolic hydroxy groups and having a molecular weight of at least 1,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Makito Nakamura, Genichirou Enna
  • Publication number: 20130330550
    Abstract: A coating liquid for forming an anchor layer interposed between an optical film and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, comprising a polythiophene based polymer, a polyoxyalkylene-group-containing polymer, and a mixed solvent comprising 65 to 100% by weight of water and 0 to 35% by weight of an alcohol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Inventors: Yuusuke Toyama, Tomoyuki Kimura, Masakuni Fujita
  • Patent number: 8575280
    Abstract: Disclosed is a thermosetting resin composition including; (A) a carboxyl group-containing polyurethane prepared by using (a) a polyisocyanate compound (b) polyol compounds (c) a carboxyl group-containing dihydroxy compound as raw materials, (B) a curing agent, wherein the polyol compounds (b) are one or more kinds of polyol compound(s) selected from Group (I) and one or more kinds of polyol compound(s) selected from Group (II); Group I: polycarbonate polyol, polyether polyol, polyester polyol, and polylactone polyol, Group II: polybutadiene polyol, polysilicone having terminal hydroxyl groups, and such a polyol that has 18 to 72 carbon atoms and oxygen atoms present only in hydroxyl groups. The thermosetting resin composition can give a protection film for flexible printed circuits that has excellent long-term reliability of electric insulation, flexibility, and low warpage from curing shrinkage, and particularly low tackiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Uchida, Ritsuko Azuma
  • Publication number: 20130288034
    Abstract: The present invention relates to resorbable membranes for medical uses. The membranes according to the present invention are produced or producible from a composition comprising at least one polyol component, at least one polyisocyanate component and an additive selected from polyvinylpyrrolidone, polyvinylpolypyrrolidone, a copolymer of polyvinylpyrrolidone with vinylacetate, vinylimidazole or vinylcaprolactam or mixtures thereof. The present invention further relates to a kit comprising a multitude of membranes with different absorption rates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: NOLAX AG
    Inventors: Jessica Blume, Stephan Buser, Andreas Dobmann, Erika Zimmermann
  • Patent number: 8563636
    Abstract: The present invention provides an aqueous two-package type clear coating composition comprising: (A) an aqueous dispersion of a hydroxyl group- and acid group-containing acrylic resin having a hydroxyl value of 30 to 200 mg KOH/g, an acid value of 5 to 50 mg KOH/g, a weight average molecular weight of 3,000 to 30,000, and a glass transition temperature of ?30 to +40° C. obtained by radical polymerization of 10 to 50 mass % of a secondary hydroxyl group-containing monomer (a) and 50 to 90 mass % of at least one other unsaturated monomer (b); and (B) a polyisocyanate curing agent obtained by mixing (c) a polyisocyanate compound and (d) a compound containing an anionic functional group, a polyoxyethylene group, and a hydrocarbon group, and a process for forming a multilayer topcoat film using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seiji Wada, Yuta Baba, Koki Chiga, Takashi Noguchi, Takato Adachi, Hiroyuki Onoyama, Hideo Sugai
  • Patent number: 8563654
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball comprising a core and a cover, wherein the cover is made from a cover composition containing, as a resin component, a thermoplastic polyurethane (A) and a polyisocyanate mixture (B) in which a urethane prepolymer (b-1) having at least two isocyanate groups is dispersed in a thermoplastic resin (b-2) which does not substantially react with an isocyanate group; and wherein the cover composition has a slab hardness of more than 60 and not more than 75, and the cover has a thickness of 2.5 mm or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: SRI Sports Limited
    Inventors: Tsutomu Hirau, Toshiyuki Tarao
  • Patent number: 8563639
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball which is excellent in the gloss and the evenness of the paint film and a golf ball aqueous paint therefor. The golf ball of the present invention has a paint film which is formed from a curing type polyurethane aqueous golf ball paint, comprising (A) an aqueous polyol composition and (B) an aqueous polyisocyanate, wherein (A) the aqueous polyol composition contains (a-1) an aqueous acrylic polyol, (a-2) an aqueous urethane polyol and (a-3) an aqueous polyurethane resin; a molar ratio (NCO/OH) of an isocyanate group of (B) the aqueous polyisocyanate to a hydroxyl group of (A) the aqueous polyol composition ranges from 1.25 to 2.50; and a content of a high boiling point solvent having a boiling point of 150° C. or more in the aqueous golf ball paint is more than 0 mass % and 10 mass % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignees: SRI Sports Limited, Shinto Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Tarao, Kuniyasu Horiuchi, Hirokazu Okamoto, Masahiko Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 8512834
    Abstract: A polyurethane that is a reaction product of reaction components, the reaction components comprising (a) a polyol; (b) a polyisocyanate selected from an aromatic, alicyclic or aliphatic polyisocyanate or combinations thereof; (c) a mixture of chain extenders that includes (i) a chain extender having a sulfur bridge in an amount of between 1 and 30 weight percent of the total mixture of claim extenders and (ii) a main chain extender, wherein the chain extender having a sulfur bridge. The chain extender having a sulfur bridge may be characterized as R1-A-Sx—B—R2 wherein R1 and R2 are selected from an OH, an NH2 or combinations thereof, A and B are selected from a divalent aliphatic, alicyclic or aromatic organic group or combinations thereof, A and B may be the same or different and x is an integer of between 2 and 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignees: Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin, Michelin Recherche et Technique S. A.
    Inventor: Michael E. Dotson
  • Patent number: 8487051
    Abstract: Polymeric urethane dispersants with solubilizing polymer chains and with reactive carbon to carbon double bonds are described. The reactive double bonds facilitate molecular weight build-up of the dispersant on dispersed particles (enhancing colloidal stability) or enhance the ability of the dispersants to be crosslinked into a matrix material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Stuart N. Richards, Andrew J. Shooter
  • Patent number: 8450419
    Abstract: The invention provides a golf ball material comprising components (A), (B) and (C): (A) a mixture of different masterbatches prepared by separately masterbatching two or more different metal ions (A1) or a masterbatch prepared by simultaneously masterbatching two or more different metal ions in itself (A2), (B) one or more polymer selected from the group consisting of diene polymers, thermoplastic polymers and thermoset polymers, and (C) one or more polymer having an acid content of from about 0.5 to about 30 wt % and selected from the group consisting of olefin-unsaturated carboxylic acid copolymers, olefin-unsaturated carboxylic acid-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester terpolymers, unsaturated carboxylic anhydride-containing polymers, unsaturated dicarboxylic acid-containing polymers and unsaturated dicarboxylic acid half ester-containing polymers. The invention also provides a method for preparing such a golf ball material, and a golf ball made of the material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Egashira, Eiji Takehana
  • Patent number: 8450397
    Abstract: The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a core and a cover covering the core, wherein the cover is formed from a cover composition containing a non-petroleum based polyester resin as a resin component (A) and a needle-like and/or fibrous filler (B). The present invention further provide a golf ball comprising a core and a cover covering the core, wherein the cover is formed from a cover composition containing, a non-petroleum based polyester resin (A-1), at least one petroleum based thermoplastic resin (A-2), and a compatibilizer (C) containing at least a (meth)acrylic resin (C-1) having a polar functional group and an olefin resin (C-2) having a polar functional group. According to the present invention, durability, abrasion resistance and repulsion of a golf ball can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.
    Inventor: Satoko Okabe
  • Patent number: 8436125
    Abstract: The present invention relates to materials comprising (A) at least one rubber, (B) at least one polyimide selected from branched condensation products of (a) at least one polyisocyanate having on average more than two isocyanate groups per molecule, and (b) at least one polycarboxylic acid having at least 3 COOH groups per molecule or anhydride thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Anna Cristadoro, Bernd Bruchmann, Anna Thome, Juergen Widler
  • Patent number: 8415421
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a two-component curing type urethane-based aqueous golf ball paint, which is excellent in gloss of a paint film and evenness of the film thickness. Another object of the present invention is to provide a two-component curing type urethane-based aqueous golf ball paint, which is excellent in adhesion to the surface of a golf ball body. The present invention provides a two-component curing type urethane-based aqueous golf ball paint containing (A) an aqueous polyol composition and (B) an aqueous polyisocyanate, wherein the aqueous paint has a contact angle of 45° or less to a resin component constituting an outermost layer of a golf ball body and a paint film has reflectivity of 70% or more at an incident angle of 20°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignees: SRI Sports Limited, Shinto Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Tarao, Kuniyasu Horiuchi, Hirokazu Okamoto, Masahiko Shiraishi
  • Patent number: 8399569
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a reactive urethane compound having superior curability, adhesion to substrates, transparency, molecular flexibility, and mechanical properties, a curable composition containing the compound, and a cured material formed from the composition. An ethylenically-unsaturated-group containing reactive urethane compound of the present invention is represented by formula (I): wherein R1 and R2 are each independently a hydrogen atom or an alkylene group; R3 is a hydrogen atom, a alkyl group, or an aryl group; R4 is a single bond or an alkylene group; R5 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R6 is an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom, or an imino group; n is 2 to 12; m is 1 to 300; and X is an aliphatic, aromatic or heterocyclic compound residue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Katsumi Murofushi, Nobuaki Ishii, Miyuki Tomita, Yotaro Hattori, Yoshifumi Urakawa
  • Patent number: 8367781
    Abstract: The invention provides a golf ball having a core and one or more cover layer encasing the core, wherein at least one cover layer is formed by injection-molding a single resin composition of primarily (A) a thermoplastic polyurethane and (B) a polyisocyanate compound, and at least some polyisocyanate compound in which all the isocyanate groups on the molecule remain in an unreacted state is present in the resin composition. The golf ball has a high rebound, an excellent spin performance and an excellent scuff resistance, and the cover layer-forming resin composition has excellent flow properties and an excellent cover layer manufacturability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nagasawa, Hiroshi Higuchi, Motoki Aoyagi, Daisuke Arai
  • Patent number: 8362149
    Abstract: The invention provides a golf ball material composed of an ionomeric resin composition obtained by melt-blending under applied heat one or more compounds selected from among UV/EB-curable materials with, in the presence of a peroxide, a non-ionomeric thermoplastic resin and an ionomeric resin; or of an ionomeric resin composition obtained by using, instead of the ionomeric resin, an acid-containing polymer base of the ionomeric resin and subjecting the acid-containing polymer composition similarly prepared by melt-blending under applied heat to an acid-neutralizing reaction with a metal ionic species. Methods for preparing such a material, and golf balls which include as a component therein a molding made of the golf ball material are also provided. The golf ball material has a good thermal stability, flow and processability, and can thus be used to obtain high-performance golf balls endowed with an excellent abrasion resistance, scuff resistance, durability and flexibility without a loss of rebound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Egashira, Jun Shindo, Eiji Takehana, Hiroyuki Nagasawa
  • Patent number: 8349952
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball which is excellent in abrasion-resistance and durability. The golf ball of the present invention comprises a cover using a cover composition containing thermoplastic polyurethane (A) and a polyisocyanate mixture (B) in which a urethane prepolymer (b-1a) having at least two isocyanate groups or a polyisocyanate (b-1b) having at least three isocyanate groups is dispersed in a thermoplastic resin (b-2) which does not substantially react with the isocyanate groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Dunlop Sports Co. Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshiyuki Tarao
  • Publication number: 20120329934
    Abstract: A composite material comprises aggregate and an elastomeric composition. The elastomeric composition comprises the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component. The isocyanate component comprises a polymeric isocyanate, and optionally, an isocyanate-prepolymer. The isocyanate-reactive component comprises a hydrophobic polyol and a chain extender having at least two hydroxyl groups and a molecular weight of from about 62 to about 220. The chain extender is present in the isocyanate-reactive component in an amount of from about 1 to about 20 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the isocyanate-reactive component. The aggregate may be rock, crumb rubber, and/or glass. The composite material has excellent physical properties and may be formed underwater, used in various locations, and used in various applications, such as for pavement, revetments, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2010
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: David K. Bower, Steven Hicks, Melissa Terry, Calvin T. Peeler
  • Publication number: 20120321809
    Abstract: An anti-biofouling material for use on marine equipment is described, the anti-biofouling material comprising a polymer system comprising a hydrophobically-modified base polymer, the hydrophobically-modified base polymer comprising a base polymer having a backbone and a hydrophobically derivatized chain extender coupled to said backbone of said base polymer, wherein the hydrophobically derivatized chain extender comprises a hydrophobic moiety. The anti-fouling casing comprises a hydrophobic surface that serves to prevent biofouling of the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2011
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Applicant: WesternGeco LLC
    Inventors: Robert Seth Hartshorne, Gary John Tustin, James Francis Westwood, Steven Antony Gahlings