With Additional Solid Polymer Derived From At Least One Nonethylenic Reactant Patents (Class 525/185)
  • Patent number: 11299559
    Abstract: A modified conjugated diene-based polymer and a rubber composition including a modified conjugated diene-based polymer are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, a modified conjugated diene-based polymer includes a functional group derived from a modification initiator at one terminal and a functional group derived from a modifier represented by the Formula 2 or Formula 3 at the other terminal, wherein the modified conjugated diene-based polymer having a unimodal molecular weight distribution, and a polydispersity index of 1.0 to less than 1.7. The modified conjugated diene-based polymer prepared by continuous polymerization and having remarkable processability, narrow molecular weight distribution and excellent physical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Inventors: Ho Young Lee, Jae Hoon Choe, Kyung Chang Seo, No Ma Kim
  • Patent number: 11254778
    Abstract: The invention provides a novolak resin having excellent properties such as heat resistance, alkali developability, photosensitivity and resolution, a photosensitive composition including the novolak resin, a curable composition including the novolak resin, a cured product thereof, and a resist material which uses the photosensitive composition or the curable composition. The novolak resin is one obtained from a compound (A) having a tris(hydroxyaryl)methine group and an aldehyde compound (B) as essential reaction ingredients. The photosensitive composition includes the novolak resin. The curable composition includes the novolak resin, and the cured product is one obtained from such a composition. The resist material uses the photosensitive composition or the curable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Imada, Yusuke Sato
  • Patent number: 10892204
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electromagnetic wave absorbing heat conductive sheet having superior heat conductivity and electromagnetic wave absorbency. The electromagnetic wave absorbing heat conductive sheet comprises a polymer matrix component; a magnetic metal power; and a fibrous heat conductive filler oriented in one direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Dexerials Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuo Kumura, Yusuke Kubo, Keisuke Aramaki, Hiroyuki Ryoson
  • Patent number: 10731033
    Abstract: A resin composition according to the present invention comprises: (A) a (meth)acrylic copolymer containing 5 to 85% by mass of a (meth)acrylate unit (a) represented by general formula (1) and 15 to 95% by mass of a methyl (meth)acrylate unit (b); and (B) a polycarbonate-type resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Kouno, Eiichi Honda
  • Patent number: 10336903
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyannide composition comprising polyamide, polyketone, and rubber, wherein the polyketone is present in an amount of no more than 5 wt %, based on the total weight of the polyamide composition. The inventive polyamide composition has and exhibits improved mechanical properties and chemical resistance both to Zinc salt and glycol, and thus is particularly useful in the manufacture of articles for automotive application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventor: Jin-Kyung Jung
  • Patent number: 10227513
    Abstract: An adhesive composition including a monomer mixture including a hydroxyl group-containing (meth)acrylate and a comonomer; and organic particles, the organic particles having an average particle diameter of about 10 nm to about 400 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignees: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD., SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyung Rang Moon, Ji Ho Kim, Il Jin Kim, Byeong Do Kwak, Jee Hee Kim, Sung Hyun Mun, Seon Hee Shin, Gwang Hwan Lee, Woo Jin Lee, Eun Hwa Lee, Ik Hwan Cho, Jae Hyun Han, Chung Kun Cho
  • Patent number: 9856353
    Abstract: An optical film including a polymer including a repeating unit A including a repeating unit represented by the following Chemical Formulas 1 to 3, or a combination thereof; and a repeating unit B derived from a monomer having an unsaturated bond copolymerizable with the repeating unit A, wherein the optical film has a short wavelength dispersion of an in-plane phase-difference value (Re) (450 nm/550 nm) ranging from about 0.81 to about 1.20, and a long wavelength dispersion of an in-plane phase-difference value (Re) (650 nm/550 nm) ranging from about 0.90 to about 1.18: wherein, in Chemical Formulas 1 to 3, the variables R1 to R21 are defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignees: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., CHEIL INDUSTRIES INC.
    Inventors: Hyung Jun Kim, Moon Yeon Lee, Kyu Yeol In, Woo Joong Kim, Jong Hoon Won, Myung Sup Jung, Won Cheol Jung
  • Patent number: 9815311
    Abstract: An ink jet recording method for carrying out recording on a recording medium which is formed of a vinyl chloride-based resin by discharging a solvent-based ink from an ink jet head, in which the recording medium satisfies (1): an FT-IR peak wavenumber is less than 2924 cm?1 (2): a contraction rate before and after leaving at 60° C. for 3 hours is less than 1.8% (3): none of a phthalate ester-based plasticizer, a phosphate ester-based plasticizer, and a fatty acid ester-based plasticizer are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Wataru Ito
  • Patent number: 9617399
    Abstract: A dielectrically-heatable inventive method employing a polyolefin-based formulation including at least 5 weight percent of a zeolite, ion exchanged with a Group I or II metal, wherein the zeolite includes 21 or less wt % of water, based on zeolite weight, measured as LOI at 575° C. for 1 hour; and a base polymer selected from certain homogeneously branched linear or substantially linear ethylene/?-olefin or homogeneously branched propylene/?-olefin copolymers copolymers, provided that the base polymer has a melt temperature less than 100° C. This formulation may be used to prepare a high frequency (HF) welded article having improved failure and welding strength properties, particularly a weld strength in excess of 7 lb/in (1.23 N/mm).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Laura B. Weaver, Yushan Hu, Jose M. Rego
  • Patent number: 9422446
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photosensitive resin composition, a protective film and an element having the same. The aforementioned photosensitive resin composition includes an alkali-soluble resin (A), an ortho-naphthoquinone diazide sulfonic acid ester (B) and a solvent (C). The alkali-soluble resin (A) is copolymerized by an unsaturated carboxylic acid or unsaturated carboxylic anhydride compound (a1), a fluorene derivative having a double-bond group (a2) and an unsaturated compound having an acid-decomposable group (a3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: CHI MEI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ming-Ju Wu, Chun-An Shih
  • Patent number: 9328226
    Abstract: A rubber mixture is disclosed which is suitable in particular for vehicle pneumatic tires, belts, drive belts and hoses. The rubber mixture includes the following: at least one polar or nonpolar rubber, at least one pale- and/or dark-colored filler, at least one sulfur, which is mixed with at least one terpenoid and/or at least one high-viscosity oil, and optionally other additional substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Sandra Stollberg, Hubert Hirschlag, Jorge Lacayo-Pineda
  • Patent number: 9273201
    Abstract: Polypropylene composition comprising propylene homopolymer (H-PP) and a propylene copolymer (C-PP), said copolmyer comprises (a) a propylene copolymer fraction (A) having a comonomer content of equal or above 1.0 wt.-%, the comomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, and (b) a propylene copolymer action (B) having a comonomer content of 4.0 to 20.0 wt-%, the comomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, wherein further (i) the comonomer content in propylene copolymer fraction (A) is lower compared to the comonomer content in the propylene copolymer fraction (B), (ii) the propylene copolymer (C-PP) has a comonomer content of at least 2.0 wt.-%, the comomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, (iii) the weight ratio [(A)/(B)] of the propylene copolymer fraction (A) to the propylene copolymer fraction (B) is in the range of 20/80 to 80/20, and (iv) the weight ratio [(C-PP)/(H-PP)] of the propylene copolymer (C-PP) to the propylene homopolymer (H-PP) is in the range of 95/5 to 75/25.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Kristin Reichelt, Wolfgang Stockreiter, Pablo Ivan Aguayo Arellano
  • Patent number: 9243106
    Abstract: A high molecular weight polycarbonate resin is continuously produced by subjecting an aromatic polycarbonate prepolymer and an aliphatic diol compound to a linking and highly polymerizing reaction. Even an aliphatic diol compound having a comparatively low boiling point can be allowed to efficiently contribute to the linking and highly polymerizing reaction. An aromatic polycarbonate prepolymer is produced by a polycondensation reaction between an aromatic dihydroxy compound and a diester carbonate, adding an aliphatic diol compound having an aliphatic group bonding to a terminal hydroxyl group to obtain a prepolymer mixture, and subjecting the resulting prepolymer mixture to a linking and highly polymerizing reaction under reduced pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Isahaya, Atsushi Hirashima, Hidefumi Harada, Maki Ito, Jun-ya Hayakawa, Takehiko Isobe, Taichi Tokutake, Yousuke Shinkai
  • Patent number: 9168694
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a transparent resin composition which comprises (a) a (meth)acrylate based resin comprising one or more (meth)acrylate based derivatives; and (b) an aromatic based resin having a chain having the hydroxy group containing portion and an aromatic moiety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-Ryul Kim, Boong-Goon Jeong, Dae-Woo Nam, Myeong-Geun Ko
  • Patent number: 9102833
    Abstract: Provided is a curable resin composition comprising a thermoplastic resin (A) that includes a cyclic structure in its main chain, and has a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 140° C. or more, and a monofunctional curable monomer (B). The present invention provides: a cured resin formed article that has heat resistance and low birefringence, a method for producing the same, a curable resin composition and a curable resin formed article that are useful as a raw material for producing the cured resin formed article, and a laminate that includes a layer formed of a cured resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaharu Ito, Wataru Iwaya, Hironobu Fujimoto, Naoki Taya
  • Patent number: 9062232
    Abstract: Polypropylene composition comprising a propylene homopolymer having a melt flow rate MFR2 (230° C.) in the range of 1.0 to 20.0 g/10 min and a propylene copolymer, said copolmyer comprises •a polypropylene fraction having a comonomer content of not more than 1.0 wt.-%, the comomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, and •a propylene copolymer fraction having a comonomer content 4.0 to 20.0 wt.-%, the comomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, wherein further •the propylene copolymer has a comonomer content of at least 2.5 wt.-%, the comomers are C5 to C12 ?-olefins, •the melt flow rate MFR2 (230° C.) of the propylene homopolymer is higher than the melt flow rate MFR2 (230° C.) of the polypropylene fraction, •the weight ratio of the polypropylene fraction to the propylene copolymer fraction is in the range of 30/70 to 70/30, and •the weight ratio of the propylene copolymer to the propylene homopolymer is in the range of 95/5 to 75/25.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Kristin Reichelt, Wolfgang Stockreiter, Pablo Ivan Aguayo Arellano
  • Patent number: 9034990
    Abstract: Injection molded articles and process of forming the same are described herein. The processes generally include providing a polyolefin including one or more propylene heterophasic copolymers, the polyolefin having an ethylene content of at least 10 wt. % based on the total weight of the polyolefin; contacting the polyolefin with a polylactic acid and a reactive modifier to form a compatiblized polymeric blend, wherein the reactive modifier is produced by contacting a polypropylene, a multifunctional acrylate comonomer, and an initiator under conditions suitable for the formation of a glycidyl methacrylate grafted polypropylene (PP-g-GMA) having a grafting yield in a range from 1 wt. % to 15 wt. %; and injection molding the compatibilized polymeric blend into an article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, John Ashbaugh, Gabriel Desille, Caroline Schils
  • Patent number: 9029476
    Abstract: A composition comprising: a blended product of: a matrix polymer; and from 0.05 to 2.5 wt % diffuser polymeric particles, wherein the diffuser polymeric particles are characterized by an average diameter from 2.0 to 8 micrometers, a particle size distribution such that at least 90 wt % of the polymer particles fall within ±30% of the volume average particle size, a refractive index, RI, from 1.50 to 1.55; a crosslinking level great than 4%; and wherein the diffuser polymeric particles are produced using at least one alkyl(meth)acrylate monomer copolymerized with from 5 wt % to 25 wt % crosslinking monomer selected from the group consisting of aliphatic crosslinking monomers, aromatic crosslinking monomers, and combinations thereof, and optionally, one or more comonomers selected from the group consisting of aryl(meth)acrylate monomers and monovinyl arenes is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Hailan Guo, Eric G. Lundquist, Luu Le
  • Publication number: 20150118141
    Abstract: Carbon fibers made by a process using an organogel precursor that includes a nucleophilic filler and polyacrylonitrile; such a process which includes dry-jet wet spinning; and an article made from such carbon fibers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicants: NANORIDGE MATERIALS, INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Christopher Allen Dyke
  • Patent number: 9018308
    Abstract: PBI compositions include solutions comprising PBI and acrylate monomer and coatings comprising PBI and polyacrylate. The solutions may also include polymerization initiator, solvent, co-polymers. The coatings are thermally resistant, electrically insulating (dielectric), and adhesive. The PBI compositions are used in the manufacture of microelectronics and related products. Methods for applying the PBI compositions are also discussed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: PBI Performance Products, Inc.
    Inventors: John C. Moore, Gregory S. Copeland, Michael Gruender
  • Publication number: 20150072128
    Abstract: There is provided a novel fluorine-containing highly branched polymer which imparts water repellency and oil repellency to the polycarbonate resin, further is excellent in miscibility and dispersibility in the resin, and can maintain luxurious feeling of the resin, such as transparency and gloss feeling. A fluorine-containing highly branched polymer obtained by polymerizing a monomer A having in a molecule a bisphenol A structure and two or more radical-polymerizable double bonds, and a monomer B having in a molecule a fluoroalkyl group and at least one radical-polymerizable double bond, in the presence of a polymerization initiator C in an amount of 5 to 200 mol %, based on the number of moles of the monomer A; a resin composition comprising the fluorine-containing highly branched polymer and a polycarbonate resin; and a surface-modified film obtained from the resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Motonobu Matsuyama, Masayuki Haraguchi, Masaaki Ozawa
  • Patent number: 8975336
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to obtain an optically transparent nano-dispersed polymer blend extrudate and a transparent resin having a microscopic dispersion structure in which incompatible polymer blend is melted and kneaded, one of resins is formed into a matrix, a size of dispersed phase of the other resin is controlled to 300 nm or less, more preferably 100 nm or less. Extra additive such as a compatibilizer is not added. When the incompatible polymer blend is melted and kneaded using a high shearing and forming apparatus having an inner feedback type screw under a condition that the screw rotation speed is 600 rpm to 3000 rpm, the rotation speed of the inner feedback type screw is increased, the kneading time is set under constant rotation speed, the high shearing forming condition is adjusted, and a structure in which a size of dispersed phase is controlled to 300 nm or less, more preferably 100 nm or less is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventors: Hiroshi Shimizu, Yongjin Li
  • Patent number: 8962757
    Abstract: Innovative graft polymers designed for the efficient delivery of antisense molecules into biological cells and for maintaining the biological activity of these molecules while in serum and other aqueous environments are provided. Such polymers may comprise an anionic graft polymer comprising an anionic polymer backbone with pendant carboxylic acid groups and pendant chains comprising amphipathic or hydrophilic polymers covalently bonded to a portion of said pendant carboxylic acid groups. Antisense molecule delivery vectors comprising such polymers in combination with cationic agents for delivery of antisense molecules are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventors: David I. Devore, Charles Roth
  • Publication number: 20150051349
    Abstract: A scratch resistant article comprising a blend which comprises from 50 to 95 percent by weight polycarbonate; and from 5 to 50 percent by weight modified methyl methacrylate polymer, wherein the modified methyl methacrylate polymer is selected from the group consisting of modified methyl methacrylate homopolymer, modified methyl methacrylate copolymers, and combinations thereof; wherein the modified methyl methacrylate polymer has one or more end groups provided by reaction with one or more chain transfer agents selected from the group consisting of mercapto esters, cycloalkyl and substituted cycloalkyl thiols, hydroxyl thiols, aryl and substituted aryl thiols, and aminoalkyl thiols, wherein the modified methyl methacrylate polymer has a Mw from 5,000 to 100,000 g/mole; and wherein the blend exhibits a pencil hardness equal to or greater than F measured according to ASTM D3363-05 is provided. A method for making a scratch resistant article is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Veera G. Nelliappan, Eric G. Lundquist, Yannick Saint-Gerard
  • Patent number: 8927655
    Abstract: Flame-retardant material comprising: a matrix comprising, preferably consisting of, at least one organic polymer; a flame-retardant agent selected from metal hydroxides; and a coupling agent forming an interface between the matrix and the flame-retardant agent; wherein the matrix comprises at least 50% by mass of at least one biopolymer, and the coupling agent consists of a copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate (EVA), comprising at least 40% by mass of vinyl acetate (VA), grafted with maleic anhydride. Electrical installation box or electrical cable tube, conduit, comprising said material. Use of said material for manufacturing electrical installation boxes or electrical cable tubes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Schneider Electric Industries SAS
    Inventors: Alexander Siegrist, Per Eriksson
  • Patent number: 8926872
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an acrylic copolymer resin containing: 1) an alkyl (meth)acrylate-based monomer; 2) a (meth)acrylate-based monomer containing an aliphatic ring and/or an aromatic ring; and 3) at least an imide-based monomer or a styrene-based monomer, to a resin composition containing said acrylic copolymer resin and a resin containing an aromatic ring and/or an aliphatic ring in the main chain thereof, to an optical film comprising said resin composition, and to a liquid crystal display device comprising said optical film. The optical film according to the present invention has excellent heat resistance, optical transparency, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Su-Kyung Kim, Byoung-Il Kang, Dae-Woo Lee, Byoung-Kue Chun, Chang-Hun Han, Da-Eun Sung
  • Patent number: 8916631
    Abstract: Provided is a film or sheet composed of a resin composition that includes a poly lactic acid (A), an acidic functional group-modified olefinic polymer (B) including an acidic functional group and having an acid value of 10 to 70 mg KOH/g and a weight average molecular weight of 10,000 to 80,000, a tetrafluoroethylene polymer (C), and an aromatic-condensed phosphoric acid ester-containing flame retardant (D) including a compound of General Formula (I) and in which the aromatic-condensed phosphoric acid ester-containing flame retardant (D) is included in an amount of 10 to 80 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the poly lactic acid (A), and a method for manufacturing the film or sheet by melt film formation. Each sign in Formula is as described in the specification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeki Ishiguro, Hiroki Senda
  • Publication number: 20140371375
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition according to the present invention is characterized by comprising: (A) a polycarbonate resin; and (B) a biphenyl group-containing (meth)acrylic copolymer. As such, the refractive index of the biphenyl group-containing (meth)acrylic copolymer (B) can be approximately from 1.495 to 1.640. The thermoplastic resin composition exhibits superior balance of material properties such as impact strength, internal scratch resistance, transparency, thermal resistance and appearance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Jin Hwa Chung, Kee Hae Kwon, Joo Hyun Jang, Ja Kwan Goo, Kwang Soo Park
  • Patent number: 8900492
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of thermal insulation sheets fashioned from certain unseparated mixtures of post-consumer plastic articles and the article, itself, is disclosed. The mixtures of such articles contain polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polystyrene (PS) and optionally also articles made of high density polyethylene (HDPE). An unseparated mixture of such articles is provided. This mixture is crushed and shredded to form plastic flakes, and these plastic flakes are then homogenized. Homogenization of the flakes can be carried out either by melt-blending them or by further comminution to produce very fine particles of the mixed plastics. The resulting homogenized mixture of plastic types is then compression molded into sheets ranging in thickness from about 3 to 10 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology
    Inventor: Fares D. Alsewailem
  • Patent number: 8901218
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a branched (meth)acrylate copolymer prepared by polymerizing a monomer mixture comprising (A) about 20 to about 99.999% by weight of a (meth)acrylate monomer having a refractive index higher than methyl methacrylate; (B) about 0 to about 79.999% by weight of a mono-functional unsaturated monomer; and (C) about 0.001 to about 10% by weight of a crosslinking monomer. The copolymer has a refractive index of about 1.495 to about 1.590.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Il Jin Kim, Kee Hae Kwon
  • Patent number: 8900711
    Abstract: A fluorooxyalkylene group-containing polymer composition including a liner fluorooxyalkylene group-containing polymer represented by the formula (1) which has a hydrolysable group at a terminal and is hereinafter called “one-terminal modified polymer”, and a liner fluorooxyalkylene group-containing polymer represented by the following formula (2) which has hydrolysable groups at the both terminals and is hereinafter called “both-terminal modified polymer”, wherein an amount of the both-terminal modified polymer is 0.1 mole % or more and less than 10 mole %, relative to a total mole of the one-terminal modified polymer and the both-terminal modified polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Yamane, Yasunori Sakano, Koichi Yamaguchi, Noriyuki Koike, Hirofumi Kishita
  • Publication number: 20140350187
    Abstract: Provided is a curable resin composition comprising a thermoplastic resin (A) that includes a cyclic structure in its main chain, and has a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 140° C. or more, and a monofunctional curable monomer (B). The present invention provides: a cured resin formed article that has heat resistance and low birefringence, a method for producing the same, a curable resin composition and a curable resin formed article that are useful as a raw material for producing the cured resin formed article, and a laminate that includes a layer formed of a cured resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaharu Ito, Wataru Iwaya, Hironobu Fujimoto, Naoki Taya
  • Publication number: 20140336315
    Abstract: Provided is a dripping inhibitor excellent in handling characteristics. The present invention provides a dripping inhibitor including a modified polytetrafluoroethylene, the inhibitor having an average particle size of 300 to 800 ?m, an apparent density of 0.40 to 0.52 g/ml, a compression ratio of 1.20 or less, an aggregate disintegration degree with 50-sec vibration of 70% or more, a cylinder extrusion pressure at a reduction ratio 1500 of 80 MPa or less, and a standard specific gravity (SSG) of 2.140 to 2.230.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taku YAMANAKA, Masayoshi MIYAMOTO, Shunji KASAI, Masayuki TSUJI, Kazuya KAWAHARA, Mayumi YAMAUCHI, Taketo KATO, Yasuhiko SAWADA
  • Publication number: 20140323642
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a thermoplastic resin composition, which includes a polycarbonate resin; and a rubber-reinforced vinyl copolymer, wherein the rubber-reinforced vinyl copolymer comprises a matrix including a branched vinyl copolymer which is a polymer of a monomer mixture including an alkyl (meth)acrylate and a reactive monomer, and a dispersed rubbery polymer in the matrix. The thermoplastic resin composition can exhibit excellent impact resistance and/or flowability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Dong Kil CHOI, Pil Ho KIM, Seung Shik SHIN
  • Publication number: 20140316011
    Abstract: The invention described herein provides a modified material is a packaging material in which, at least one side, the product contact side, has been modified to sequester ions in order to prevent the ions from being available to promote degradative reactions in biological or chemical products such as food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, neutraceuticals, cosmetics, paints and chemicals. The invention described herein also includes methods of making the packaging materials and methods of using the packaging materials for preserving the integrity of biological and chemical compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventors: Julie M. Goddard, Eric A. Decker
  • Patent number: 8859671
    Abstract: Film structures made from a polymeric blend comprising an ethylene/carbon monoxide (ECO) copolymer and an olefinic, particularly an ethylenic, polymer, e.g., LDPE, exhibit not only photodegradation, but also desirable tensile and dart properties. In one embodiment the film structure is a monolayer in which ECO copolymer comprises at least 40 weight percent with the remainder of the structure comprising at least one of LDPE, LLDPE and HDPE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Colleen M Tice, Teresa P. Karjala, Lori L. Kardos
  • Publication number: 20140296394
    Abstract: An adhesive that displays high adhesive strength to polyolefin materials, has a curing rate that is sufficiently fast for practical use, and also displays good adhesive strength to general use materials includes a moisture curing resin composition including a copolymer having a hydrolytic silyl group, the copolymer including a (meth)acrylic acid alkylester monomer unit with an alkyl group having from 1 to 8 carbons and a (meth)acrylic acid alkylester monomer unit with an alkyl group having not less than 10 carbons, and an oxyalkylene polymer having a hydrolytic silyl group; a chlorinated polyolefin; a hydrolytic silane having not less than two phenyl groups as organic groups; and a tackifying resin that has compatibility with the moisture curing resin composition and that is solid at 25° C. wherein a content of the hydrolytic silane is more than 0 parts by mass and not more than 9 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the moisture curing resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: Neyoshi Ishida, Shigenori Ohashi
  • Patent number: 8846824
    Abstract: The invention relates to a methylmethacrylate-butadiene-styrene (MBS) core/shell polymer impact modifier containing functionalization in the shell. The functionalized MBS is useful as an impact modifier in engineering resins, and especially in blends of engineering resins, particularly where the blend contains both functional and non-functional resins. One specific engineering resin blend having excellent low temperature impact performance is a polycarbonate (PC)/polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blend with the functional MBS of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Arkema Inc.
    Inventors: Jason M. Lyons, Navneeth K. Singh, Xianfeng Shen
  • Publication number: 20140275377
    Abstract: The invention provides a dielectric material with low dielectric loss. The dielectric material comprises (i) 40˜80 parts by weight of polyphenylene ether resin having a Mw of 1000˜7000, a Mn of 1000˜4000 and Mw/Mn=1.0˜1.8; (ii) 5˜30 parts by weight of bismaleimide resins; and (iii) 5˜30 parts by weight of polymer additives, wherein the dielectric material has Dk of 3.75˜4.0 and Df of 0.0025˜0.0045. The dielectric material is suitably used in prepregs and insulation layers of a circuit board, because it has high Tg, low thermal expansion coefficient, low moisture absorption and excellent dielectric properties such as Dk and Df.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: ITEQ CORPORATION
    Inventor: ITEQ Corporation
  • Patent number: 8835366
    Abstract: Provided are lubricant compositions with improved oxidative stability and frictional and wear resistance properties for use in engine oil applications. The lubricant compositions include: i) a first base stock selected from a Group I base stock, a Group II base stock or a combination thereof at 50 to 80 wt %; ii) a block copolymer at 1 to 10 wt %; iii) a viscosity modifier at 3 to 15 wt % selected from polymers and copolymers of methacrylate, butadiene, olefins and alkylated styrenes; and iv) an additive package including a combination of antioxidants, dispersants, detergents, friction modifiers and antiwear agents at 2 to 30 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Abhimanyu Onkar Patil, Jacob Joseph Habeeb, Benjamin Daniel Eirich, Nicole D. Vaughn, Charles Lambert Baker, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8816008
    Abstract: The invention relates to an impact modified thermoplastic resin comprising a polymeric impact modifier with a core-shell structure comprising 2-octylacrylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Rosangela Pirri, Stephane Girois, Pascale Dargelos, Magali Bergeret-Richaud
  • Publication number: 20140226256
    Abstract: A dielectric resin composition for a film capacitor is a mixture containing an organic material A and an organic material B. The organic material A includes at least two kinds of organic material components A1, A2, . . . having reactive groups (for example, OH, NCO) that cross-link each other. The organic material B does not have a reactive site capable of reacting with the organic material A and has a dielectric loss tan ? of 0.3% or less at a temperature of 125° C. The mixture has a glass transition temperature of 130° C. or higher and preferably 280° C. or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomomichi Ichikawa, Norihiro Yoshikawa, Ichiro Nakamura, Shinichi Kobayashi, Ichiro Nakaso, Yasunori Hioki, Tomoki Inakura
  • Patent number: 8796383
    Abstract: Films (or a cap layer of co-extruded films) and methods of forming the same are described herein. The films generally include a modified olefin based polymer including polypropylene and from 1 wt. % to 30 wt. % polylactic acid (PLA), wherein the modified olefin based polymer exhibits a seal initiation temperature (SIT) that is at least 5° C. less than a seal initiation temperature of the polypropylene absent the PLA and a hot tack range of at least 20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, John Ashbaugh
  • Publication number: 20140209841
    Abstract: A biodegradable bio-plastic material composition comprising of synthetic materials and biological/natural/second natural reusable material is described. The use of natural material that is easily degradable in landfill makes it easy to dispose the article and reduce green gas emission in the environment. Biological reusable materials may be one of polylactic acid based plastic, walnut, almond, coconut and other hard shells, hard skins from rice, wheat, flax, and other seeds, corn husks, and other organic biodegradable matter and synthetic materials may be polypropylene and/or polyethylene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: ALPHAGEM BIO INC.
    Inventor: DALE SINGH TAUNK
  • Publication number: 20140200302
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compositions and methods for the manufacture of polycarbonate blend compositions containing recycle for improvement in surface aesthetics. The resulting compositions, can be used in the manufacture of articles while still retaining the advantageous physical properties of polycarbonate blend reference compositions that do not contain recycle material. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2013
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Amit S. Kulkarni, Vikram K. Daga, James L. DeRudder
  • Patent number: 8779061
    Abstract: A curable composition and an article produced therefrom are disclosed in which the composition can comprise an optional first component, a second component, and a third component; the optional first component includes a copolymer derived from ethylene and a polar monomer; the second component includes a copolymer derived from ethylene, a vinyl acetate or alkyl(meth)acrylate, and carbon monoxide; and the third component includes a copolymer derived from ethylene and an alkyl(meth)acrylate or a polymer of alkyl(meth)acrylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Loic Pierre Rolland
  • Publication number: 20140187688
    Abstract: A (meth)acrylic copolymer is a copolymer of a monomer mixture including a phosphorus-based (meth)acrylic monomer represented by Formula 1, and a monofunctional unsaturated monomer. The (meth)acrylic copolymer can have improved refractive index, excellent flame resistance, transparency, scratch resistance and/or environment-friendliness: wherein R1 is hydrogen or methyl, R2 is a substituted or unsubstituted C1-C20 hydrocarbon group, R3 and R4 are the same or different and are each independently a substituted or unsubstituted C6-C20 cyclic hydrocarbon group, m is an integer from 1 to 10, and n is an integer from 0 to 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Inventors: Joo Hyun JANG, Kee Hae KWON, Bo Eun KIM, Yong Hee KANG, Ja Kwan GOO, Man Suk KIM, Il Jin KIM, Kwang Soo PARK, Natarajan Senthilkumar, Jo Won LEE
  • Patent number: 8759447
    Abstract: A compatibilizer contains a polymer (A) obtained by reacting a modified olefin-based polymer (a-1) with a polymer (a-2) containing a terminal functional group, wherein the modified olefin-based polymer (a-1) is a polymer modified with from 0.01 to 2 mass % of unsaturated carboxylic acid or a derivative thereof, and the polymer (a-2) is a ring opening polymer or condensation polymer containing a terminal functional group, capable of reacting with the modified olefin-based polymer (a-1), at both ends or one end thereof and has a number average molecular weight from 1,500 to 100,000. This provides an excellent compatibilizer. Particularly, upon melt processing a recovery of a multilayer structure including an EVOH layer and a thermoplastic resin layer, a recycling agent is provided that gives sufficient improvement effects to any of the adhesion of a degraded resin to a screw of a molding machine, the generation of die build-up, the generation of fish eyes, and the decrease in transparency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeyuki Igarashi, Shinji Tai, Tomoyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 8759446
    Abstract: A composition comprising a blend of a polyolefin, polylactic acid, and a reactive modifier. A method of producing an oriented film comprising reactive extrusion compounding a mixture comprising polypropylene, polylactic acid, a reactive modifier to form a compatibilized polymeric blend, casting the compatibilized polymeric blend into a film, and orienting the film. A method of preparing a reactive modifier comprising contacting a polyolefin, a multifunctional acrylate comonomer, and an initiator under conditions suitable for the formation of an epoxy-functionalized polyolefin wherein the epoxy-functionalized polyolefin has a grafting yield of from 0.2 wt. % to 15 wt. %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, Tim J. Coffy, Michel Daumerie
  • Patent number: 8754171
    Abstract: Compositions comprising: (a) 30 to 65 weight percent of a polyester; (b) 7 to 25 weight percent of an ethylene copolymer toughener; (c) 5 to 25 weight percent of a copolyether ester elastomer having a shore D hardness of 20 to 50; optionally (d) 15 to 35 weight percent of a halogenated epoxy flame retardant; and (e) when (d) is present in the composition, optionally, 2 to 10 weight percent of a flame retardant synergist; wherein: the ratio of the combined weight of (b)+(c) relative to the weight of (a) ranges from 0.40 to 0.85; the ratio of the weight of (b) relative to that of (c) ranges from 0.3 to 2.5; and the Gardner impact of the composition, when molded, is at least 4.2 J, measured at ?40° C. according to ASTM D5420. Methods of making articles by molding these melt-mixed compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Masahiro Kurouchi, Hiroyuki Sumi