Solid Polymer Derived From Reactant Containing A Carboxylic Acid Ester Group Patents (Class 525/222)
  • Patent number: 11384232
    Abstract: This heterophasic propylene polymerization material comprises a propylene copolymer (I), an ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-1), and an ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-2), wherein the contained amount of a monomeric unit derived from an olefin other than propylene in the propylene copolymer (I) is not less than 0.05 wt % but less than 10 wt %, the limiting viscosity [?]I of the propylene copolymer (I) is less than 1.50 dL/g, the contained amount of a monomeric unit derived from ethylene in the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-2) is 10-30 wt %, and the limiting viscosity of the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-2) is higher than that of the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer (II-1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Ryuji Ohhashi, Susumu Kanzaki
  • Patent number: 11355261
    Abstract: A rubberless, strippable, semiconducting composition that includes an ethylene-(carboxylic ester) copolymer having a low comonomeric unit content, carbon black, and a strippability additive combination comprising an amide wax and a silicone oil. Also provided are a cured product made from the composition, methods of making and using same, and articles containing same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Yichi Zhang, Timothy J. Person, Shrikant Dhodapkar, Remi A. Trottier
  • Patent number: 11331896
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing an embossed-in-register flooring material and a flooring material manufactured using the method. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing an embossed-in-register flooring material including a step of manufacturing an embossed-in-register PVC transparent film and a step of laminating the embossed-in-register PVC transparent film on the upper surface of a bottom layer and a flooring material manufactured using the method. The method of the present invention may achieve process simplification by including these steps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: LG Hausys, Ltd.
    Inventors: Haeseung Ko, Sangkyu Han, Minsu Kang
  • Patent number: 11312855
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a resin composition containing a polyvinyl chloride resin and an acrylic resin and a board for interior materials manufactured using the same. More specifically, the present invention relates to a resin composition having excellent heat resistance due to a high glass transition temperature, having high flexibility even with a low plasticizer content, and having excellent processability due to such properties, as compared with the case wherein a polyvinyl chloride resin is used alone, and to a board for interior materials manufactured using the resin composition. According to the present invention, the resin composition may be applied to both a calendering method and an extrusion method due to excellent processability thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: LG Hausys, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hae Seung Ko, Seung Baik Nam, Myeong Seok Park, Woo Kyung Jang, Woo Chul Jung
  • Patent number: 11155748
    Abstract: An effective amount of amphiphilic star polymers and surfactants may be applied to downhole fluids containing oil-in-water and water-in-oil emulsions, such as drilling fluids, completion fluids, drill-in fluids, workover fluids, and remediation fluids, to stabilize the emulsions and improve rheological properties of these fluids for use in oil and gas production operations. The star polymers and surfactants may be applied to the downhole fluid separately or as a blend to generate emulsions within the fluid that have substantially uniform droplet size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS LLC
    Inventors: Wen Shao Cao, Grant Mackenzie, Dennis Clapper
  • Patent number: 11117994
    Abstract: Acrylic copolymers that include the controlled placement of particular functional groups within the polymer structure are provided. The copolymers contain at least two reactive segments and are manufactured via a controlled radical polymerization process. The copolymers are useful in the manufacture of adhesives and elastomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Avery Dennison Corporation
    Inventors: Christopher L. Lester, William L. Bottorf, Kyle R. Heimbach
  • Patent number: 11031153
    Abstract: Water tree resistant cables are disclosed. The cables include a water tree resistant insulation shield and water tree resistant conductor shield. The insulation layer can be free of any water tree retardant additives. Methods of making and using the water tree resistant cables are further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: General Cable Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Jianmin Liu, Sean William Culligan
  • Patent number: 10875992
    Abstract: A composition comprising (A) from 30 wt % to 70 wt % of a propylene component including at least one propylene based polymer having a propylene content of at least 70.0 wt %, based on the total weight of the propylene based polymer, and a melt flow rate from 1.0 g/10 min to 100.0 g/10 min (ASTM D-1238 at 230° C., 2.16 kg); (B) from 1 wt % to 20 wt % of an ethylene component including at least one ethylene based polymer having an ethylene content of at least 85.0 wt %, based on the total weight of the ethylene based polymer, and a melt index from 0.1 g/10 min to 50.0 g/10 min (ASTM D-1238 at 190° C., 2.16 kg); (C) from 1 wt % to 40 wt % of an olefin block copolymer; and at least one of (D) from 1 wt % to 40 wt % of a polyolefin elastomer and (E) from 1 wt % to 30 wt % of a filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Hang Wu, Wei Li, Yushan Hu, Jeffrey C. Munro, James Hemphill
  • Patent number: 10636691
    Abstract: The semiconductor processing sheet of the present invention is a semiconductor processing sheet including a base material and a pressure sensitive adhesive layer provided on one surface of the base material, wherein the pressure sensitive adhesive layer contains an acrylic polymer (A) having a molecular weight distribution of 3.0 or less and an acrylic polymer (B) having a molecular weight distribution of more than 3.0; and a gel fraction of the pressure sensitive adhesive layer is 50 to 70%, and a number average molecular weight of a sol content thereof is 60,000 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: LINTEC Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Akutsu, Takuo Nishida
  • Patent number: 10532009
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dental composition having a polymerization initiator system with an aromatic tertiary phosphine compound. Further disclosed is the use of the aromatic tertiary phospine compound for the preparation of a photocurable dental compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc.
    Inventors: Joachim Klee, Maximilian Maier, Jacques Lalevee, Christoph P. Fik, Jean Pierre Fouassier, Fabrice Morlet-Savary, Celine Dietlin
  • Patent number: 10077864
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an organic composite for thermal and/or acoustic insulation comprising an expanded polymer (A) protected against fire by a high strength polymeric flame retardant layer (B), the process for manufacturing of such composite, and the use of such composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: ARMACELL ENTERPRISE GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Jürgen Weidinger, Christoph Zauner, Daniel Klusmann
  • Patent number: 9580535
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the preparation of block copolymers, which can be used in particular as rheology agents, suitable, inter alia, for oil extraction, comprising a step of radical micellar polymerization wherein the following are brought into contact in an aqueous medium: —hydrophilic monomers, dissolved or dispersed in the aqueous medium; —hydrophobic monomers in the form of a micellar solution, i.e. containing, in a dispersed state, micelles comprising these hydrophobic monomers; —at least one radical polymerization initiator; and —at least one radical polymerization control agent. The polymers obtained according to the invention can be used in particular for enhanced oil recovery (EOR).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: James Wilson, Mathias Destarac, Arnaud Cadix
  • Patent number: 9511568
    Abstract: In a non-PVC tile, a bottom material layer, a printing layer and a transparent wear-resistant layer are disposed from bottom to top. The printing layer includes an inorganic filling material of 55˜90 percentage weight (wt %). The coefficient of thermal expansion of the bottom material layer and the transparent wear-resistant layer are larger than that of the printing layer. When the bottom material layer, the printing layer and the transparent wear-resistant layer are heated and then cooled, the bottom material layer and the transparent wear-resistant layer symmetrically contract with the printing layer being a center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: M.J. INTERNATIONAL FLOORING AND INTERIOR PRODUCTS INC.
    Inventors: Chen-Lung Lin, Henn-Sheng Hsia, Shih-An Lin, Pen-Yuan Chen
  • Patent number: 9279049
    Abstract: A low-gloss thermoplastic resin composition that can have excellent heat resistance and weather resistance of the present invention includes (A) a thermoplastic resin forming a first dispersed phase; and (B) an acrylic resin forming a second dispersed phase, wherein the first dispersed phase has a network configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Jae Keun Hong, Young Sub Jin, Byeong Do Lee, Ho Ryong Sun
  • Patent number: 9187671
    Abstract: This invention relates to an aqueous binder composition containing a) at least one polymer P and b) at least one saccharide compound S, such that an amount of the saccharide compound S is ?10 and ?400 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of polymer P, wherein an amount of an additional formaldehyde-containing binder is ?50 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the summed overall amounts of the polymer P and the saccharide compound S. This invention also relates to a process for producing a shaped articles from granular and/or fibrous substrates where an aqueous binder composition of the present invention is applied to the granular and/or fibrous substrate, the granular and/or fibrous substrate thus treated is optionally shaped and then the granular and/or fibrous substrate thus obtained is thermally treated. This invention also relates to shaped articles obtained by a process of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Christian Krueger, Ulrich Schuetze, Oliver Labisch
  • Patent number: 9090765
    Abstract: The present invention relates to multi-functional polymeric resin blends which have a defined average molecular weight distribution. Additionally each polymeric component of the blend has a polydispersity of from about 1.01 to about 2.50. The average functionality of the blend is from about 1.8 to about 4.0. More particularly, the present invention relates to poly(meth)acrylates having three or more functional groups. These highly functionalized resin blends are desirably prepared using controlled free radical polymerization techniques, such as single electron transfer living radical polymerization (SET-LRP) processes to produce a variety of blended resin systems which have tailored and enhanced properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Joel D. Schall, Eric Hernandez Edo, John G. Woods, David P. Dworak, Philip T. Klemarczyk, Alfred A. DeCato
  • Patent number: 9028933
    Abstract: The present invention is a shrink label, comprising a heat-shrinkable multilayer resin film comprising an intermediate layer comprising a polystyrene type resin and outer surface layers comprising a polyester type resin, with said intermediate layer interposed therebetween, as a base film, wherein the polystyrene type resin composing said intermediate layer is an aromatic vinyl hydrocarbon-conjugated diene copolymer, and said intermediate layer is bonded to said outer surface layers with an adhesive layer comprising a hydrogen addition product of an aromatic vinyl hydrocarbon-conjugated diene copolymer, having at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of a carboxylic group, an acid anhydride group, an amino group, an epoxy group and a hydroxyl group in a molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Gunze Limited
    Inventors: Naoyuki Maruichi, Takanori Nozaki, Akira Morikawa
  • Patent number: 9011995
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition, and more precisely, an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition which is prepared by copolymerization of a vinyl and/or acrylic monomer having a cross-linkable functional group and comprises 100 weight part of a high molecular weight (meth)acrylic copolymer which is prepared by copolymerization of a vinyl and/or acrylic monomer harboring a cross-linkable functional group and whose weight average molecular weight is 40˜100 times as high as the entanglement molecular weight, 5˜50 weight part of a low molecular weight (meth)acrylic copolymer which does not contain a cross-linkable functional group and whose weight average molecular weight is 2˜15 times as high as entanglement molecular weight, and 0.01˜10 weight part of a multifunctional cross-linking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung-joon Park, In-cheon Han, Woo-ha Kim, Anna Lee, Suk-ky Chang
  • Patent number: 9000112
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a resin mixture for melt processing, comprising a first resin; and a second resin comprising an acrylate-based copolymer including silica particles and having a polydispersity index (PDI) of 1 to 2.5, a method for preparing a resin-molded article using the same, and a resin-molded article. Surface characteristics of the molded article can be improved and excellent scratch resistance can be obtained by using the resin composition. In addition, processing time can be reduced, productivity is increased, and manufacturing costs are lowered by omitting the additional surface coating step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Young Ryu, Houng Sik Yoo, Hak Shin Kim, Eun Joo Choi, Young Jun Hong
  • Patent number: 9000094
    Abstract: A low-gloss thermoplastic resin composition that can have excellent heat resistance and weather resistance of the present invention includes (A) a thermoplastic resin forming a first dispersed phase; and (B) an acrylic resin forming a second dispersed phase, wherein the first dispersed phase has a network configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Jae Keun Hong, Young Sub Jin, Byeong Do Lee, Ho Ryong Sun
  • Patent number: 8993112
    Abstract: Polymeric particles comprising a polymeric matrix that has been formed from a blend of monomers comprising a first monomer which is an ethylenically unsaturated ionic monomer and a second monomer which is an ethylenically unsaturated hydrophobic monomer which is capable of forming a homopolymer of glass transition temperature in excess of 50° C., wherein secondary particles are distributed throughout the matrix, in which the secondary particles comprise a hydrophobic polymer that has been formed from an ethylenically unsaturated hydrophobic monomer which is capable of forming a homopolymer of glass transition temperature in excess of 50° C. and optionally other monomers, which hydrophobic polymer is different from the polymeric matrix. Also claimed is a process for preparing particles. The particles have improved shatter resistance. Preferably the polymeric particles comprise an active ingredient, especially a colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stewart Todd Elder, Christina Ligia Andrianov, Kishor Kumar Mistry, Janine Andrea Preston, Mark Christopher Baxter
  • Publication number: 20150050432
    Abstract: A polymerizable composition is disclosed wherein the polymerizable composition includes a first component selected from the group composed of compounds produced by an ester exchange reaction between a hydrogenated polyolefin polyol and an acrylic acid ester, compounds produced by an ester exchange reaction between a hydrogenated polyolefin polyol and a methacrylic acid ester, compounds produced by a dehydration condensation reaction between a hydrogenated polyolefin polyol and an acrylic acid, and compounds produced by a dehydration condensation reaction between a hydrogenated polyolefin polyol and a methacrylic acid, a second component selected from the group composed of compounds containing a hydrocarbon group with a carbon number more than or equal to 6 and an acryloyl group and compounds containing a hydrocarbon group with a carbon number more than or equal to 6 and a methacryloyl group, and a third component selected from the group composed of photopolymerization initiators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Ooga, Hiroto Kouka, Kai Suzuki, Kenichi Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20150038646
    Abstract: To provide a composition for producing a sheet for forming a laminate, which contains an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer and a polyethylene resin, by which the above-described problems in the width of the temperature range in which a processable viscosity range is obtained and the like are improved and which excels in processing properties such as a film-forming property when producing a sheet, and a sheet for forming a laminate using this. A composition for producing a sheet for forming a laminate, which contains an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer and polyethylene, wherein the composition has a sea-island structure in which the ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer is a sea phase and the polyethylene is an island phase, and a sheet for forming a laminate using this.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Tarutani, Norihiko Kaga, Hisataka Kataoka, Takato Inamiya, Satoshi Araake
  • Patent number: 8936854
    Abstract: Provided is a method of forming an antifouling coating film including the steps of [1] preparing a colored antifouling paint containing a prescribed Si-containing hydrolyzable resin and a color pigment such that a coating film having a target dry film thickness T completely hides a surface of an object to be coated, the colored antifouling paint has a color difference ?E1 between the coating film having the thickness T and a coating film having a dry film thickness of 0.8 T, at least 2.0, and preferably the colored antifouling paint has a color difference ?E2 between the coating film having the thickness T and a coating film having a dry film thickness of 1.2 T, less than 1, and [2] coating a surface of the object with the colored antifouling paint until the surface of the object is completely hidden by the coating film formed from the colored antifouling paint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Nippon Paint Marine Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryo Ehara, Haruyasu Minami, Soichiro Tomiyama
  • Publication number: 20150007888
    Abstract: The present invention provides a solar cell sealing film in which the shrinkage is prevented when heated. The solar cell sealing film 13A, 13B comprises a resin mixture of an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer and polyethylene, and an organic peroxide. The mass ratio (EVA:PE) of the ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA) to the polyethylene (PE) is 8:2 to 3:7 and the melting point of the resin mixture (temperature at a viscosity of 30,000 Pa·s) is 80 to 105° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Publication date: January 8, 2015
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takato Inamiya, Hisataka Kataoka, Norihiko Kaga, Yasunori Tarutani
  • Patent number: 8928976
    Abstract: Provided are a resin composition and an optical film formed by using the same, and more particularly, a resin composition including 85 to 95 parts by weight of a matrix copolymer resin including an alkyl(meth)acrylate-based unit, an acryl-based unit containing a benzene ring, and a (meth)acrylic acid unit, and 5 to 15 parts by weight of a polymer resin having a molecular weight range of 150,000 to 1,000,000 and an optical film formed by using the composition. A resin composition according to the present invention may provide a protective film for a polarizing plate having excellent heat resistance and toughness as well as excellent optical properties, and thus, an optical film formed by using the resin composition of the present invention may be used in information electronic devices such as display devices for various applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung-Il Kang, Chang-Hun Han, Dae-Woo Lee, Jae-Bum Seo, Jung-Tae Park, Eun-Jung Choi, Joon-Sik Kim, Beom-Suk Kim, Nam-Jeong Lee, Sang-Min Kwak, Jun-Geun Um, Suk-Il Youn, Joong-Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 8912284
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a crosslinkable polymer composition, comprising (i) an unsaturated polyolefin having a total amount of carbon-carbon double bonds/1000 carbon atoms of more than 0.37, and (ii) a polar copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Jan-Ove Boström, Annika Smedberg
  • Patent number: 8883884
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a pneumatic tire comprising at least one component, the at least one component comprising a polymer blend comprising a copolymer and an additional polymer, the copolymer comprising: a polymeric backbone chain derived from a monomer comprising at least one conjugated diene monomer and optionally at least one vinyl aromatic monomer; and polymeric sidechains bonded to the backbone chain, the sidechains comprising a polymer immiscible with the backbone; the additional polymer consisting of a polymer miscible with the polymeric sidechains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Liqing Ma, Robert Fokko Roskamp, Ralf Mruk, Frank James Feher, Bruce Raymond Hahn
  • Patent number: 8883924
    Abstract: Provided is a resin blend including a first resin and a second resin, the second resin having a hydrophobic functional group in a side chain and having a surface energy difference of 0.1 to 20 mN/m from the first resin at 25° C., the resin blend being capable of forming a layer separation structure. Also, provided are a pellet, a method for preparing the same, and a resin molding article having a specific layer separation structure. The resin blend may not only improve mechanical properties and surface hardness of the molding article but also shorten process time, increase productivity and reduce production cost by omitting an additional surface coating step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Houng Sik Yoo, Jin Young Ryu, Woo Sung Kim, Han Na Lee, Eun Joo Choi, Hyeon Choi
  • Patent number: 8883926
    Abstract: An acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive composition for optical use includes: an acrylic polymer (A) that contains, as a monomer unit, a vinyl monomer having a nitrogen atom in its backbone and that does not substantially contain a carboxyl group-containing monomer; and a (meth)acrylic polymer (B) having a weight average molecular weight of 1000 or more and less than 30000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Masayuki Okamoto, Jun Akiyama, Kiyoe Shigetomi, Masahito Niwa, Masato Yamagata
  • Patent number: 8877856
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive resin composition having improved heat resistance without deteriorations in adhesive strength and flexibility. The adhesive resin composition comprises 30 to 98 wt % of an ethylene/vinyl acetate copolymer (a) and 70 to 2 wt % of a propylene resin composition (P), wherein the total of the component (a) and the component (P) is 100 wt %. The propylene resin composition (P) comprises 60 to 0 wt % of a propylene polymer (b) having a melting point of 120 to 170° C. and a melt flow rate of 0.1 to 500 g/10 min, and 40 to 100 wt % of a propylene polymer (c) having a melting point of less than 120° C. or showing no melting points and having a melt flow rate of 0.1 to 500 g/10 min, wherein the total of the component (b) and the component (c) is 100 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroto Yasui, Koji Matsunaga
  • Patent number: 8871856
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions comprising two structured linear copolymers selected from the group consisting of block copolymers and gradient copolymers, these copolymers being prepared by different controlled polymerization techniques and the difference in the polydispersities of these copolymers, ?(Mw/Mn), being ?0.25. The invention further relates to the production of such blends and to their use as wetting agents and dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: BYK-Chemie GmbH
    Inventors: Bernd Göebelt, Jurgen Omeis, Sabine Johann, Sandra O'Shea
  • Patent number: 8859678
    Abstract: The invention relates to a thermoplastic composition comprising at least one thermoplastic matrix; and at least one copolymer obtained by copolymerization of C1-C4 alkyl methacrylate, a C1-C8 alkyl acrylate comonomer, and a styrene monomer. The invention also relates to molded bodies based on said thermoplastic composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Disson, Rosangela Pirri
  • Patent number: 8852738
    Abstract: A thermal laminating film is provided that has superior intrusion resistance that is well suited to addressing security and anti-counterfeiting needs. The film includes a polymer substrate and an adhesive system with a polymer component having a Vicat softening point temperature that is close to a glass transition temperature of the polymeric substrate, which typically is not greater than about 95° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Transilwrap Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy W. Albert, Robert C. Flaherty
  • Patent number: 8853328
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a sheet composition containing at least one of either a polystyrene-based copolymer or an ethylene vinyl acetate-based copolymer, to a sheet produced from the same, to a laminated sheet containing the sheet, and to a composite sheet containing the laminated sheet. The sheet according to the present invention is provided with a high functional stability including wear resistance, oil resistance, and aging resistance, and superior embossing retention characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: LG Hausys, Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Deuk Choi, Kyeung-Ho Kim, Yong-Gu Kweon, Kyo-Hoon Shin
  • Patent number: 8846813
    Abstract: The present invention provides an optical pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet excellent in anti-foaming release property in which whitening due to humidification hardly occurs. The invention relates to an optical pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet including a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer formed from a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including: an acrylic polymer (A) which has a weight average molecular weight of 100,000 to 3,000,000 and is formed from a component including, as essential monomer components, a monomer having a nitrogen atom in a molecule thereof and a monomer having a hydroxyl group in a molecule thereof; and an acrylic polymer (B) having a weight average molecular weight of 1,000 to 30,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Masatomo Natsui, Yoshihito Takami, Kenta Yamashita
  • Patent number: 8822603
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a resinous material for covering electric wire having all required properties meeting or exceeding a certain standard, produced using a cyclic olefin-derived resin, and electric wires manufactured using the resinous material for covering electric wire, and flame-retardant cables. The resinous material including (A) an olefin-derived resin, (B) an elastomer resin, (C) a cyclic olefin-derived resin having a glass transition point of from 120° C. to 170° C., and (D) a flame retardant, the resinous material having: a content of the component (D) of from 60 parts by mass to 150 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the total contents of the components (A), (B) and (C); a tensile elongation of no less than 250%; and a heat deformation of no greater than 40%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Polyplastics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hajime Serizawa, Masumi Tanikita
  • Publication number: 20140243451
    Abstract: A rubbery polymer comprising: (a) butyl acrylate or a mixture of butyl acrylate and 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, (b) at least one member selected from the group consisting of methyl methacrylate, ethyl methacrylate, methyl acrylate, and ethyl acrylate, (c) acrylonitrile, (d) styrene, (e) a half ester maleate soap, and (f) a crosslinking agent selected from allyl methacrylate, and mixtures of allyl methacrylate with glycidyl methacrylate, trimethylolpropanetrimethyl acrylate, dicyclopentenyloxyethyl methacrylate and divinylbenzene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: OMNOVA SOLUTIONS
    Inventors: Sophie Drillieres, Eric Medard, Bernard Nigen
  • Patent number: 8814370
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an anti-reflective coating composition that can be used to form at least two layers by a single coating process and is allowed to provide an anti-reflective coating film having more improved interface adhesion between the formed layers and scratch resistance, and an anti-reflective coating film manufactured using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Heon Kim, Yeong-Rae Chang, Joon-Koo Kang, Jae-Pil Koo
  • Publication number: 20140224314
    Abstract: The present invention provides a resin sheet for solar cell encapsulation, which has excellent transparency and bonding strength for a long period of time, while being reduced in shrinkage when heated. A resin sheet for solar cell encapsulation of the present invention comprises an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer having a vinyl acetate content of 10-47% by mass and an organic peroxide. The ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer contains an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer (EV1) which has a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of 3.0 or less. The resin sheet for solar cell encapsulation contains the organic peroxide in an amount of 0.1-5% by mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2012
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Inventor: Kenji Kido
  • Patent number: 8802780
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of an article, comprising the following steps: (a) providing a component (i) which comprises a blend of (a1) an unsaturated first polyolefin having a certain total amount m1 of carbon-carbon double bonds/1000 carbon atoms, (a2) a crosslinking agent, (a3) optionally an unsaturated low molecular weight compound having a certain total amount m2 carbon-carbon double bonds/1000 carbon atoms, (b) providing a component (ii) which comprises a second polymer having a certain total amount m3 of carbon-carbon double bonds/1000 carbon atoms, wherein m1, m2 and m3 satisfy a certain relationship, (c) forming a blend of component (i) and component (ii) wherein the weight ratio of the component (i) to the component (ii) is within the range of 10:90 to 99:1, (d) applying one or more layers of the blend onto a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Nigel Hampton, Annika Smedberg
  • Publication number: 20140221573
    Abstract: The present invention relates to multi-functional polymeric resin blends which have a defined average molecular weight distribution. Additionally each polymeric component of the blend has a polydispersity of from about 1.01 to about 2.50, The average functionality of the blend is from about 1.8 to about 4.0. More particularly, the present invention relates to poly(meth)acrylates having three or more functional groups. These highly functionalized resin blends are desirably prepared using controlled free radical polymerization techniques, such as single electron transfer living radical polymerization (SET-LRP) processes to produce a variety of blended resin systems which have tailored and enhanced properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Inventors: Joel D. Schall, Eric Hernandez Edo, John G. Woods, David P. Dworak, Philip T. Klemaczyk, Alfred A. DeCato
  • Patent number: 8791208
    Abstract: Provided is a sheet for a solar cell encapsulant containing (A) an ethylene-based polymer having a melting point of 90° C. or higher and containing an ethylene-derived constituent unit as a main component; (B) an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer having a vinyl acetate-derived constituent unit at a content ratio of from 19% to 40% by mass; and (C) a silane coupling agent having an amino group. The sheet for solar cell encapsulant has the excellent transparency and flexibility possessed by an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer. Furthermore, a crosslinking treatment is substantially unnecessary, and adhesiveness and adhesion stability that are appropriate for practical use are obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Du Pont-Mitsui Polychemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi Nishijima, Yasuki Shibata, Koji Kawano
  • Patent number: 8779026
    Abstract: A tire, the tread of which comprises a rubber composition comprising a diene elastomer, such as, for example, an SBR or BR elastomer, a poly(vinyl ester) resin, at a content preferably of between 5 and 50 phr, and a reinforcing filler, such as silica and/or carbon black. The poly(vinyl ester) resin is in particular a vinyl ester homopolymer or copolymer of formula R—C(?O)O—CH?CH2, at least one of the vinyl ester monomers of which comprises a radical R having more than 2 carbon atoms, preferably from 4 to 20 carbon atoms. Such a composition makes it possible to improve the wet grip of the treads of the tire and also the processability of such a composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignees: Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin, Michelin Recherche et Technique S.A.
    Inventors: Garance Lopitaux, Didier Vasseur
  • Patent number: 8772410
    Abstract: A composition that can be used as foam composition is disclosed, which comprises or is produced from an ethylene acrylate dipolymer, an acid copolymer, and optionally a soft ethylene polymer. The ethylene acrylate dipolymer comprises repeat units derived from ethylene and at least one alkylacrylate. The acid copolymer comprises repeat units derived from ethylene and acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, or combinations thereof. The soft ethylene polymer comprises ethylene and an ?-olefin, vinyl acetate, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Richard T. Chou
  • Patent number: 8759451
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of making a graft copolymer, comprising the steps of: obtaining a first polymer comprising at least one carbon-carbon double bond, the first polymer derived from at least one monomer, the at least one monomer comprising a conjugated diene monomer; polymerizing a second monomer in the presence of a thiocarbonylthio RAFT chain transfer agent to form a polymer comprising a terminal thiocarbonylthio group; cleaving the terminal thiocarbonylthio group to a thiol group to form the second polymer comprising a terminal thiol group; reacting the second polymer with the first polymer to form a graft copolymer, the graft copolymer comprising a backbone derived from the first polymer and sidechains derived from the second polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Ralf Mruk, Frank Schmitz, Robert Fokko Roskamp, Alexandra Hermann, Rudolf Wilhelm Zentel
  • Patent number: 8759450
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a plastics molding composition encompassing at least one poly(meth)acrylate A) and at least one impact-modified poly(meth)acrylate B), wherein the die swell of the plastics molding composition is at least 15%, measured at 5 MPa and 2200C to DIN 54811 (1984), and the melt flow rate of the poly(meth)acrylate A) is at least 10 ml per 10 minutes, measured to ISO 1133 at 2300C with a load of 3.8 kg. The present invention also describes moldings which encompass the plastics molding composition described above, and processes for the production of the said moldings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Evonik Röhm GmbH
    Inventors: Werner Hoess, Klaus Schultes, Guomin Liu
  • Publication number: 20140141270
    Abstract: Provided are an acrylic resin composition, an acrylic resin sheet, and an acrylic resin laminate that exhibit superior transparency and impact resistance. The acrylic resin composition contains 100 parts by mass of an acrylic polymer (A) having 50 to 100% by mass of a methyl methacrylate unit and 0.002 to 0.7 parts by mass of an olefin-alkyl (meth)acrylate copolymer (B). The copolymer (B) is preferably an ethylene-alkyl acrylate copolymer (B-2). The acrylic resin sheet contains this acrylic resin composition. The acrylic resin sheet has a haze value of 0.5% or less based on JIS K 7136, a 50% impact-puncture height of at least 350 mm or more in a falling ball test based on JIS K 7211 under the described conditions, and a sheet thickness of 2 mm or less. The acrylic resin laminate has a cured layer laminated on at least one surface of the acrylic resin sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2012
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukiko Tamura, Masahiko Ono, Osamu Kawai
  • Patent number: 8722750
    Abstract: A halogenated polymer containing a functionalized polymer and optionally a blowing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Paul Van Rheenen, Eric G. Lundquist, Brian H. Clare, Ling Li
  • Publication number: 20140121308
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a vulcanizable rubber composition comprising at least one diene based elastomer and an in-situ resin, the in-situ resin comprising a methylene acceptor and a methylene donor, wherein one of the methylene acceptor and methylene donor is microencapsulated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Applicant: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventor: Carolin Anna Welter