Polymer Derived From Acrylic Or Methacrylic Esters, Or Vinyl Acetate Monomer Patents (Class 525/330.3)
  • Publication number: 20120238705
    Abstract: Provided are resin particles having an inorganic dispersing agent adhering to their surfaces and having a volume mean particle diameter of 1 to 1000 ?m. The amount of the inorganic dispersing agent adhering to the resin particle surfaces is in the range of 0.0001 to 0.02 g/m2, said amount being determined by the following equation (I): Amount of inorganic dispersing agent adhering to resin particle surfaces=(amount of inorganic dispersing agent (part(s) by weight)/amount of polymerizable monomer (part(s) by weight))/resin particle specific surface area as measured by Mastersizer 2000 manufactured by Malvern Instruments Ltd. (I) (wherein the amount of the inorganic dispersing agent and the amount of the polymerizable monomer in the right-hand member of the equation (I) are each an amount introduced in the production of resin particles, and the amount of the polymerizable monomer is 100 parts by weight).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2010
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Applicant: Soken Chemical & Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshio Sekiya
  • Patent number: 8263706
    Abstract: An acrylic polymeric composition comprising a melt blend of a thermoplastic high molecular weight acrylic material (HMWA) and a thermoplastic low molecular weight acrylic material (LMWA) is described. At least 70% w/w of the HMWA and the LMWA comprises an alkyl (alk)acrylate (co)polymer. The HMWA has a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of between 40 k Daltons and 1000 k Daltons and the LMWA has a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of between the entanglement molecular weight (Me) (expressed in k Daltons) and 250 k Daltons. A method of producing an acrylic polymeric composition and the use of an acrylic polymeric composition are described together with thick section molded products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Lucite International UK Limited
    Inventors: Ian Fraser, Ian Robinson
  • Patent number: 8263711
    Abstract: Described is a pre-adhesive, curable composition comprising an acid-functional (meth)acrylate copolymer and a novel (meth)acryloyl-aziridine crosslinking agent, which when crosslinked provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Larry R. Krepski, Peiwang Zhu, Belma Erdogan-Haug, Wen Jie Zhang, Dang Xie, Maureen A. Kavanagh, Marie Aloshyna ep Lesuffleur, Babu Gaddam, Qing Wu
  • Patent number: 8252869
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a crosslinked poly(meth)acrylic acid nitroxide compound resulting from crosslinking of a poly(meth)acrylic acid nitroxide compound, and an object of the present invention is to provide a method of inexpensively and easily producing a crosslinked poly(meth)acrylic acid nitroxide compound having a high radical concentration. The present invention is a method of producing a crosslinked poly(meth)acrylic acid nitroxide compound including a repeating unit represented by the general formula (2): (in the formula, R represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group), comprising a nitroxidation step carried out in a state that a crosslinked poly(meth)acrylic acid imino compound resulting from crosslinking of a poly(meth)acrylic acid imino compound including a repeating unit represented by the general formula (1): (in the formula, R represents the same group as that represented by R in said general formula (2)) is dispersed in water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobutaka Fujimoto, Koji Ueda, Masato Fujikake
  • Patent number: 8252715
    Abstract: To provide a water absorbing agent which is excellent in balance between absorbency and liquid permeability against pressure and is excellent in flowability at the time of moisture absorption. The water absorbing agent comprises water absorbent resin particles and an organic surface additive, wherein: the organic surface additive having (i) a reactive group for a functional group of a surface of each water absorbent resin particle and (ii) a hydrophobic group exists on the surface of the water absorbent resin particle, and the hydrophobic group has a hydrocarbon group whose carbon number is 8 or more, and a ratio of an oxyalkylene group in a molecular mass of the organic surface additive is 0 or more and 25 mass % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazushi Torii, Yoshifumi Adachi, Taishi Kobayashi, Yusuke Watanabe, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Toshimasa Kitayama
  • Publication number: 20120214900
    Abstract: An aqueous dental glass ionomer composition comprising (a) a reactive particulate glass, (b) a linear or branched polymer comprising acidic groups, which is reactive with the particulate glass in a cement reaction, whereby the linear or branched polymer comprising acidic groups has a polymer backbone and optionally pendant groups, (c) optionally dispersed nanoparticles comprising grafted linear or branched polymer chains comprising acidic groups, and having a polymer backbone characterized in that a polymer backbone of the linear or branched polymer of component (b) and/or, if present, the grafted Sinear or branched polymer chains of component (c) are obtainable a process comprising (i) cyclopolymerizing or cyclocopolymerizing one or more compounds of the following formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2010
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: DENTSPLY DETREY GMBH
    Inventors: Joachim E. Klee, Oliver Elsner, Sven Pohle, Helmut Ritter, Dominika Bernert
  • Patent number: 8247500
    Abstract: A polymeric resin comprising guanidine groups having at least one C4-C22 tertiary alkyl substituent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Rajiv Manohar Banavali, Alfred Karl Schultz
  • Patent number: 8247498
    Abstract: It is to provide a narrowly dispersible star polymer having a controlled molecular structure and a method for easily producing such star polymer. The method comprises step (A) wherein arm (I) is formed by binding the anionic end of a polymer having an anionic end to a core and step (B) wherein arm (II) is extended from the core by a living radical polymerization. Examples of the star polymer is specifically exemplified by star polymers characterized by having a structure represented by formula (I-1) or (I-2) (In formula (I-1) or (I-2), B, C1 and C2 each independently represents a group composed of a polymer; and m1 and m2 each independently represents an integer of 1 or 2, wherein when m1 or m2 is 2, both C1 or both C2 represent the same group or different groups).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takeshi Niitani
  • Patent number: 8236873
    Abstract: An eye lens material preventing protein adsorption is manufactured by reacting in a reaction medium of either water, an organic solvent, or a water/organic solvent mixture an eye lens material having OH groups with a phosphorylcholine group-containing compound of formula (1), thereby forming an acetal bond according to formula (2) which covalently bonds the phosphorylcholine group-containing compound to a surface of the eye lens material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Shiseido Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yukimitsu Suda, Kazuyuki Miyazawa, Kazuhiko Ishihara
  • Publication number: 20120183810
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound represented by the Formula I: Wherein substituents R16, R17 and R17? are each independently selected from an electron withdrawing group having a Hammett ?p value of from 0.05 to 0.85, provided that one of R16 and R17 is hydrogen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2011
    Publication date: July 19, 2012
    Applicant: TRANSITIONS OPTICAL, INC.
    Inventor: Anu Chopra
  • Patent number: 8221866
    Abstract: A carpet cushion has attached thereto or thereon a layer of polymer composition comprising, consisting essentially of, consisting of, or produced from a fatty acid-modified ionomer and optionally blended or coextruded with an ethylene-containing polymer wherein the ionomer comprises, consists essentially of, consists of, or is produced from an ethylene copolymer and a fatty acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Donna Lynn Visioli, Gregory E. Hindman
  • Publication number: 20120152544
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a well treatment fluid comprising an aqueous solution comprising greater than or equal to about 1 wt % boron, at least 5 wt % of a co-solvent, and greater than or equal to about 5 wt % sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide, or a combination thereof, wherein the co-solvent comprises glycerol, ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, or a combination thereof. Methods of using the well treatment fluid are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2011
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Inventors: Michael D. Parris, Li Jiang, Don Williamson
  • Patent number: 8198377
    Abstract: Disclosed are a thermal fluidity modifier for a powder coating material, which contains a polymer containing t-butyl(meth)acrylate units and having a glass transition temperature (Tg) of 20 to 120° C. as calculated by the following equation (1): 1/Tg=?(wi/Tgi)??(1), wherein wi represents a mass fraction of monomer i which constitutes the polymer and Tgi represents a glass transition temperature of a homopolymer of the monomer i; and a powder coating material containing the thermal fluidity modifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Terada, Junya Nakamura, Kana Akeda, Makoto Moriya
  • Patent number: 8188194
    Abstract: An adhesive composition for polarizing plates in which an acrylic polymer, a tin compound having a dialkyl group and serving as a cross-linking accelerator and an isocyanate cross-linker are dissolved in an organic solvent, the acrylic polymer being formed by copolymerization of monomers containing an alkyl (meth)acrylate, a hydroxyl group containing monomer and/or a carboxyl group containing monomer, wherein preferably, a solution containing 30% by weight of the acrylic polymer which constitutes the adhesive composition, dissolved in 70% by weight of ethyl acetate has a viscosity in the range of 0.5 to 10.0 Pa·s measured at 23° C., and the acrylic polymer has a weight-average molecular weight in the range of 300,000 to 700,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: Soken Chemical & Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Yoshida, Satoshi Uehara
  • Patent number: 8188193
    Abstract: A process for thermally surface postcrosslinking water-absorbing polymer particles in a fluidized bed generated by means of a carrier gas, wherein the surface postcrosslinker is supplied to the fluidized bed in gaseous form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stefan Blei, Marco Krüger, Wilfried Heide, Matthias Weismantel, Uwe Stueven
  • Publication number: 20120108758
    Abstract: The invention relates to a transparent master mixture that includes an ethylene copolymer and an ethylene monomer having a polar function (a) and a peroxide (b), characterized in that said composition includes, by weight, from 5 to 30% of (b); from 70 to 95% of (a); and in that the copolymer (a) includes from 20 to 45 wt % of ethylene monomer having a polar function. The invention also relates to a method for producing a master mixture composition including an Organic peroxide. The method makes it possible to produce a composition useful for cross-linking of polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Publication date: May 3, 2012
    Applicant: Arkema France
    Inventors: Anne-Yvonne Laignel, Catherine Corfias-Zuccalli, Laurent Keromnes
  • Patent number: 8153730
    Abstract: Polyolefin blends and processes for forming polyolefin blends are described. The process generally includes forming of polyolefin blends with acrylic monomer system comprising: providing a polyolefin comprising a first portion and a second portion; providing a concentrated monomer system comprising an acrylic monomers and the first portion of the polyolefin, wherein the concentrated monomer system comprises the acrylic monomers at a first concentration and a first portion of the polyolefin; and blending the concentrated monomer system with the a second portion of the polyolefin to form a modified polyolefin, wherein the modified polyolefin comprises a second concentration of acrylic monomers that is less than the first concentration. Described blends can be used as masterbatch concentrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: John O. Bieser, Fengkui Li
  • Publication number: 20120068314
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electronic device comprising at least one dielectric layer, said dielectric layer comprising a crosslinked organic compound based on at least one compound which is radically crosslinkable and a method of making the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Publication date: March 22, 2012
    Applicants: POLYERA CORPORATION, BASF SE
    Inventors: Marcel Kastler, Silke Annika Koehler
  • Patent number: 8119740
    Abstract: The invention describes curable liquid acryloyl group containing compositions, which are produced by reacting monofunctional vinyl compounds and multifunctional acrylic esters with ?-dicarbonyl group containing compounds having two activated hydrogen atoms in its methylene position. These material can be polymerized or crosslinked by free radical polymerization, UV (ultraviolet) or electron-beam radiation. The curable liquid compositions are suitable for producing curable coatings, printing inks, adhesives, or molding compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Sun Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Artur Lachowicz, Kai-Uwe Gaudl, Steven H. Nahm, Gerwald F. Grahe
  • Publication number: 20120035307
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to a process for preparing stabilized polymeric systems with excellent light, thermal and oxidation stability using a redox formulation containing an oxidizing agent, a reducing agent, and/or nano-additives, and the polymer articles made therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2010
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Inventor: Chengqian Song
  • Patent number: 8084546
    Abstract: A method for varying the transport properties of a film cast from a polymer having at least two polymer end blocks A and at least one polymer interior block B wherein each A block is a polymer block resistant to sulfonation and each B block is a polymer block susceptible to sulfonation, and wherein said A and B blocks do not contain any significant levels of olefinic unsaturation. The method includes casting the polymer using a solvent mixture having two or more solvents selected from the group consisting of polar solvents and non-polar solvents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Assignee: Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC
    Inventors: Carl Lesley Willis, Dale Lee Handlin, Jr., Scott Russell Trenor, Brian Douglas Mather
  • Patent number: 8071974
    Abstract: An organic thin film transistor includes a gate electrode having a first thickness on a substrate; an organic insulating layer on the gate electrode and the substrate, a portion of the organic insulating layer on the substrate having a second thickness, and a portion of the organic insulating layer on the gate electrode having a third thickness of about 2000 ? to 5000 ?; a semiconductor layer on the organic insulating layer; and source and drain electrodes on the organic insulating layer and contacting both side portions of the semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2011
    Assignee: LG Display Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun-Sik Seo, Nack-Bong Choi
  • Patent number: 8067482
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of plastic molded articles which can be used in the dental field, the process including the steps of: mixing A) at least one polymerizable component and B) at least one initiator in desensitized form to form a paste having a consistency does not demix during injection; injecting the paste into a cuvette; and polymerizing the mixture by applying heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: Ivoclar Vivadent AG
    Inventors: Volker Rheinberger, Wolfgang Wachter, Gottfried Rohner
  • Patent number: 8066917
    Abstract: Disclosed is a photochromic curable composition comprising [A] not less than 0.1 part and less than 5 parts by mass of a specific radically polymerizable monomer having an epoxy group, [B] 1.0 to 15 parts by mass of a specific polyfunctional radically polymerizable monomer, [C] 1.0 to 30.0 parts by mass of a specific di(meth)acrylate monomer, [D] more than 50.0 parts and not more than 97.9 parts by mass of a (meth)acrylate monomer except the components [A] to [C] and/or a thio(meth)acrylate monomer, and [E] 0.001 to 10 parts by mass of a photochromic compound based on 100 parts by mass of the total of the polymerizable monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Hironobu Nagoh, Junji Takenaka
  • Patent number: 8067504
    Abstract: A pre-adhesive composition is described comprising an acid-functional (meth)acrylate copolymer and an acylaziridine crosslinking agent, which when crosslinked provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive and pressure-sensitive adhesive articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Belma Erdogan, Timothy D. Filiatrault, Maureen A. Kavanagh, Larry R. Krepski, Babu N. Gaddam
  • Patent number: 8058353
    Abstract: A sulfonated block copolymer which is solid and non-dispersible in water having at least two polymer end blocks A and at least one polymer interior block B wherein each A block is a polymer containing essentially no sulfonic acid or sulfonate functional groups and each B block is a polymer block containing 10 to 100 mol percent sulfonic acid or sulfonate functional groups based on the number of monomer units of the B block, and wherein said A and B blocks do not contain any significant levels of olefinic unsaturation. Also claimed are processes for making such block copolymers, and the various end uses and applications for such block copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Kraton Polymers US LLC
    Inventors: Carl Lesley Willis, Dale Lee Handlin, Jr., Scott Russell Trenor, Brian Douglas Mather
  • Patent number: 8058355
    Abstract: The present invention provides solvent- and water-based primer compositions that include at least one chlorinated carboxylated polyolefin that has been modified with one or more polyfunctional alcohols. The chlorinated carboxylated polyolefins are obtained by the reaction of polyolefins with at least one of unsaturated carboxylic esters, unsaturated carboxylic acids, unsaturated carboxylic anhydrides, acrylic monomers, and mixtures thereof then chlorinated. The chlorinated carboxylated polyolefins are then further modified by reaction with one or more polyfunctional alcohols. These polyfunctional alcohol-modified chlorinated carboxylated polyolefins may also contain pendant carboxyl groups, which have the propensity to form hydrophilic salts with amines or inorganic bases, thereby rendering the polyfunctional alcohol-modified chlorinated carboxylated polyolefins water-dispersible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Robert Lee Eagan, Kevin Alan Williams, Allen Morgan Cheek
  • Publication number: 20110272841
    Abstract: A method for applying a plasticity plastic film to an in-mold decoration, including the steps of: (a) providing a substrate defining a top surface and a bottom surface, printing layer and a plastic material; wherein the plasticity plastic film comprises a photo-curing multiple functional group oligomer, a thermohardening resin and a cross-linking agent, and the photo-curing multiple functional group oligomer is cross-linked with the thermohardening resin through the cross-linking agent; (b) forming the plasticity plastic film on the top surface of the substrate; (c) hardening the plasticity plastic film; (d) solidifying the plasticity plastic film to form a plasticity resin layer; (e) covering the bottom surface of the substrate with the printing layer; (f) simultaneously pressing the plasticity resin layer and the substrate to form a predetermined shape; and then (g) forming the plastic material on a bottom surface of the printing layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2010
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Applicant: ENTIRE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: HSIN YUAN CHEN, YU-YUN HSIEH, CHENG LUN LIAO
  • Patent number: 8053519
    Abstract: Coating composition comprising an alkyd having at least 20% by weight of vinylic building blocks and having an oil length below 65%. The weight ratio non-vinylic:vinylic groups is between 1:1 and 4:1, preferably between 1.5:1 and 3:1. The vinylic groups include styrene and (meth)acrylate groups. The ratio of styrene:(meth)acrylate groups is between 0.5:1 and 4:1, preferably between 1.5:1 and 3:1. The vinylic groups show low polarity. The Mw is below 10,000. The oil length is above 45%. The coating composition can be water borne or solvent borne. The alkyd according to the invention allows formulation of solvent borne coatings a volatile organic content below 300 g/l.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Coatings International B.V.
    Inventors: Robert Paul Klaasen, Adrianus Jozefus Hendricus Lansbergen, Dick Christiaan Smit
  • Publication number: 20110269865
    Abstract: A method for building three-dimensional articles using a thermal polymerization process in provided. The articles are built by using a composition that includes a thermally polymerizable composition, a thermal initiator, and a nonlinear light-to-heat conversion material such as a reverse saturable dye. The article is built by the sequential exposure of adjacent voxels with a laser beam. Microlens arrays can be used to expose more than one voxel at a time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2009
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Inventors: Pingfan Wu, Ying-Yuh Lu, Robin E. Wright, Robin J. DeVoe, Travis L. Potts, Douglas S. Dunn, Wayne S. Mahoney, Dong-Wei Zhu
  • Publication number: 20110269912
    Abstract: A safe and stable production method of a hydrogenated polymer having high transparency, which is a production method of a hydrogenated polymer by hydrogenating aromatic rings of an aromatic vinyl compound-(meth)acrylate copolymer, in which (1) a solvent solution of the copolymer is added to a reactor, which has a solvent and a supported palladium catalyst charged therein, under a hydrogen atmosphere at a rate of from 0.01 to 15 g/hour in terms of the copolymer per unit mass (g) of the supported palladium catalyst, thereby performing hydrogenation reaction, and then such an operation is performed repeatedly that (2) a hydrogenated polymer is obtained from 30 to 90% by mass of the resulting reaction mixed solution, and a fresh solvent solution of the copolymer is added to the reactor, in which the residual reaction mixed solution is left, or to which the residual reaction mixed solution is returned, at a rate of from 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2008
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Kushida, Yuuichi Sugano, Tatsuya Yamauchi, Hideyuki Sato, Yoshikazu Shima
  • Patent number: 8030413
    Abstract: Synthesis methods for creating polymeric compounds comprising dihydroxyphenyl derivatives (DHPD), or DHPp i.e. polymers modified with DHPD, with desired surface active effects are described. The polymer backbone of DHPp has structural or performance features that can be tailored to control physical properties of DHPp, allowing it to be useful for different applications i.e. tissue adhesives or sealants, adhesion promoting coatings, and antifouling coatings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2011
    Assignee: KNC Ner Acquisition Sub, Inc.
    Inventor: Bruce P. Lee
  • Patent number: 8030391
    Abstract: Multistage polymers predominantly stabilized by nonionic emulsifiers and derived from hard and soft monomer compositions containing vinyl esters, of which at least one monomer composition must contain an unsaturated compromisable organosilicon compound, are described. The plastic dispersions can be used as binders in emulsion paints and finishes and impart to these excellent scrub resistance in addition to good blocking resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2011
    Assignee: Celanese Emulsions GmbH
    Inventors: Harald Petri, Ivan Cabrera
  • Publication number: 20110220534
    Abstract: The use of composite foils, comprising barrier layers based on polyvinyl alcohols, as packaging material for polymers susceptible to oxidation, processes for packaging said polymers, and packaging composed of said composite foils for packaging the polymers susceptible to oxidation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2009
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Inventors: Bernhard Fussnegger, Karl-Hermann Strube, Reinhold Dieing
  • Patent number: 8012556
    Abstract: The present invention provides an acrylic rubber composition and its vulcanized product, having good vulcanization characteristics and an excellent balance between processability, mechanical properties of rubber and compression set. The acrylic rubber composition comprises a carboxyl group-containing acrylic rubber, a diazabicycloalkene compound, a polyamine compound, and a tertiary amine compound represented by the following formula (1): where each of R1, R2 and R3 is independently a substituent having at least one saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon or unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon having a linear structure, a branched structure or a cyclic structure, or benzyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Uichiro Yamagishi, Toshiaki Miyauchi, Yasushi Abe
  • Patent number: 8008368
    Abstract: An oil-based ink composition for inkjet recording capable of exhibiting desired properties of drying after print, rubfastness and re-solubility is achieved by performing solubilization on an acrylic resin which is not easily dissolved conventionally. The oil-based ink composition for inkjet printing comprises glycol ether dialkyl ethers as a prime solvent; and an acrylic resin that results from solution polymerization in a solvent of the glycol ether dialkyl ethers by use of a radical polymerization initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignees: Seiko Epson Corporation, The Inctec Inc.
    Inventors: Seiji Mochizuki, Makoto Otsuki, Masahiro Nakamura, Yukio Sugita, Mitsuyoshi Tamura, Fumie Yamazaki, Tamayo Okahira
  • Publication number: 20110207878
    Abstract: A design, synthesis and use of templated chemical routes are disclosed for the synthesis of interlocked macromolecular structures and orderly entanglements that are dubbed “Knotty Polymers” using combined supramolecularly assembled macroinitiators and living polymerization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2011
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
    Inventor: Rigoberto Advincula
  • Patent number: 8003733
    Abstract: A process for preparing sulfonated block copolymers that are solid in water having at least two polymer end blocks A and at least one polymer interior block B involving sulfonating the interior block B until substantially sulfonated. Each A block having one or more segments selected from polymerized (i) para-substituted styrene monomers, (ii) ethylene, (iii) alpha olefins of 3 to 18 carbon atoms; (iv) hydrogenated 1,3-cyclodiene monomers, (v) hydrogenated monomers of conjugated dienes having a vinyl content less than 35 mol percent prior to hydrogenation, (vi) acrylic esters, (vii) methacrylic esters, and (viii) mixtures thereof. Each B block having segments of one or more polymerized vinyl aromatic monomers selected from (i) unsubstituted styrene monomers, (ii) ortho-substituted styrene monomers, (iii) meta-substituted styrene monomers, (iv) alpha-methylstyrene, (v) 1,1-diphenylethylene, (vi) 1,2-diphenylethylene and (vii) mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2011
    Assignee: Kraton Polymers US LLC
    Inventors: Carl Lesley Willis, Dale Lee Handlin, Jr., Scott Russell Trenor, Brian Douglas Mather
  • Patent number: 7998318
    Abstract: A via and contact hole fill composition and method for using the composition in the dual damascene production of circuits is provided. Broadly, the fill compositions include a quantity of solid components including a polymer binder and a solvent system for the solid components. The boiling point of the solvent system is less than the cross-linking temperature of the composition. Preferred solvents for use in the solvent system include those selected from the group consisting of alcohols, ethers, glycol ethers, amides, ketones, and mixtures thereof. Preferred polymer binders are those having an aliphatic backbone and a molecular weight of less than about 80,000, with polyesters being particularly preferred.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Brewer Science Inc.
    Inventors: James E. Lamb, III, Xie Shao
  • Patent number: 7999066
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a precipitation process for removing transition metals from polymer solutions. Specifically, it comprises the removal of transition metal complexes which usually comprise copper from polymer solutions after a completed atom transfer radical polymerization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Evonik Roehm GmbH
    Inventors: Sven Balk, Gerd Loehden, Christine Miess, Christine Troemer, Monika Maerz
  • Publication number: 20110190452
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for bonding, onto a carrier, active molecules having an activity either against undesirable organisms or phenomena, or promoting a desired phenomenon. The method comprises: preparing a chemical composition containing at least cationic micelles each including at least one active molecule; impregnating the carrier with the cationic micelle chemical composition; bonding the active molecules onto the carrier by creating at least one electrostatic bond between the cationic micelles and the carrier. The invention also relates to an active element including a carrier and active molecules bonded onto said carrier and having an activity either against undesired organisms or phenomena, or promoting a desired phenomenon. The active element includes cationic micelles bonded onto said carrier by at least one electrostatic bond and each including at least one active molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2008
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Applicant: LONG LASTING INNOVATION - L2I
    Inventors: Jean-François Fafet, Georges Antunes, Philippe Myard
  • Publication number: 20110178228
    Abstract: The present invention relates to resin syrup, which comprises a high-molecular-weight acrylic material containing a carboxyl group, and comprises a room-temperature-curing initiator and a high-temperature-curing initiator, and it also relates to an artificial marble containing a hardened form of the resin syrup, and to a production method for the same. The present invention can provide resin syrup having outstanding curing efficiency and a viscosity suitable for press molding by a process such as maturation because of the inclusion of the high-molecular-weight acrylic material containing a carboxyl group, the room-temperature-curing initiator, and the high-temperature-curing initiator, and it can provide an artificial marble containing a hardened form of the resin syrup, and a production method for the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2009
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Inventor: Hang Young Kim
  • Patent number: 7981970
    Abstract: A sulfonated block copolymer which is solid and non-dispersible in water having at least two polymer end blocks A and at least one interior block B wherein each A block is a polymer block resistant to sulfonation and each B block is a polymer block susceptible to sulfonation, wherein the A and B blocks do not contain any significant levels of olefinic unsaturation. Each A block having one or more segments selected from (i) acrylic esters, (ii) methacrylic esters, and (viii) mixtures thereof; and each B block comprising segments of one or more polymerized vinyl aromatic monomers selected from (i) unsubstituted styrene monomers, (ii) ortho-substituted styrene monomers, (iii) meta-substituted styrene monomers, (iv) alpha-methylstyrene, (v) 1,1-diphenylethylene, (vi) 1,2-diphenylethylene and (vii) mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Kraton Polymers US LLC
    Inventors: Carl Lesley Willis, Dale Lee Handlin, Jr., Scott Russell Trenor, Brian Douglas Mather
  • Patent number: 7977399
    Abstract: Disclosed is a curable composition which can be cured quickly by light. This curable composition is not left uncured even in portions which are not irradiated with light. A cured product of this curable composition is excellent in heat resistance, oil resistance and weather resistance. Specifically disclosed is a curable composition characterized by containing a vinyl polymer having at least one crosslinkable silyl group on average and a vinyl polymer having at least one photocrosslinkable group on average.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventor: Nobuhiro Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 7976921
    Abstract: A release agent composition includes a poly(meth)acrylate (A) containing a structural unit (1) represented by the following formula (1); in which R1 represents hydrogen or a methyl group and R2 represents a long-chain alkyl group having 12 to 28 carbon atoms, a liquid polymer (B) and a crosslinking agent (C), wherein at least one of the poly(meth)acrylate (A) and the liquid polymer (B) has a reactive functional group, and the crosslinking agent (C) is a compound having a functional group capable of reacting with the reactive functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Assignee: Lintec Corporation
    Inventors: Shiori Beppu, Toshio Sugizaki
  • Publication number: 20110144262
    Abstract: The invention provides a process for producing spiral polymers controlled in the direction of spiral winding easily from inexpensive general-purpose polymers; and spiral polymers controlled in the direction of spiral winding. The invention relates to a process for the production of syndiotactic polymethacrylate- or polyacrylate-type spiral polymers controlled in the direction of spiral winding which comprises dissolving a syndiotactic polymethacrylate- or polyacrylate-type polymer and a chiral compound in a solvent preferably under heating, subjecting the obtained solution to cooling or concentration to form a solid matter, and separating the solid matter; and so on.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2008
    Publication date: June 16, 2011
    Applicant: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Takehiro Kawauchi, Jiro Kumaki, Eiji Yashima
  • Patent number: 7960459
    Abstract: The present invention has its object to provide a curable composition which comprises a reactive silyl group-containing organic polymer, does not contain, as a silanol condensation catalyst, any organotin type curing catalyst currently of concern because of the toxic feature thereof, is excellent in surface curability and depth curability and, further, can provide cured products excellent in adhesiveness; the above object can be achieved by a curable composition which comprises: an organic polymer (A) containing a silicon-containing group capable of crosslinking under siloxane bond formation; and a guanidine compound (B-1), as a silanol condensation catalyst (B), represented by the general formula (1): R1N?C(NR12)2??(1) (wherein one of the five R1s is an aryl group and the other four R1s each independently is a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group in which the carbon atom at position 1 is saturated).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Noriko Noro, Toshihiko Okamoto, Ayako Yano, Yoshikazu Morii
  • Patent number: 7939604
    Abstract: Provided are a pressure sensitive adhesive composition for optical members and a pressure sensitive adhesive composition for optical members. The pressure sensitive adhesive composition for optical members according to the present invention comprises 100 parts by weight of an acrylic polymer (A) having a weight-average molecular weight of 500,000 or more, containing at least 50 wt % alkyl (meth)acrylate having an alkyl group with 5 or more carbon atoms and 0.2 to 2 wt % unsaturated carboxylic acid as the monomer unit, 0.1 to 4 parts by weight of an acrylic polymer (B) having a weight-average molecular weight of 2,000 to 50,000, containing at least 70 wt % alkyl (meth)acrylate and 1 to 7 wt % unsaturated carboxylic acid as the monomer unit and having a higher carboxylic acid equivalent than that of the acrylic polymer (A), 0.01 to 1 part by weight of a silane coupling agent, and a crosslinking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2011
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Moroishi, Fumiko Nakano, Tetsuo Inoue, Yoshihide Kawaguchi, Kohei Yano
  • Patent number: 7939607
    Abstract: Ethylene vinyl acetate compositions that have been partially crosslinked using organic peroxides are disclosed, as well as methods for their production. The crosslinked compositions have low melt index values and increased tensile strength, leading to flexibility and heat resistant properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2011
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Gerd A. Allermann, Hitesh A. Fruitwala
  • Publication number: 20110105739
    Abstract: The invention relates to functionalized matrix materials or matrices that have structures of general formula (I) T-(C?O)O—B-D, methods for the production thereof, and the use thereof in methods for purifying and isolating biomolecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2009
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Inventors: Roland Fabis, Ralf Hammelreich