Mixed With Silicon-containing Reactant Or Polymer Derived Therefrom Patents (Class 525/393)
  • Patent number: 10358518
    Abstract: Process for the preparation of a novolac alkylphenol resin using a defined mixture of mono- and dialkylphenols, an aldehyde, and an acid catalyst. The mixture of mono- and dialkylphenols comprises 20 to 70 mol % mono-alkylphenols having an alkyl group of 1 to 18 carbon atoms, and 30 to 80 mol % of dialkylphenols having alkyl groups of 1 to 18 carbon atoms. The molar ratio of aldehyde in comparison to the mono- and dialkylphenol mixture is greater than or equal to 1. Novolac alkylphenol resins prepared according to this invention contain, of each individual starting material phenolic monomer component, less than 0.5 mass %, and in the best case, less than 0.1 mass % in comparison to the total obtained alkylphenol resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO BAKELITE EUROPE N. V.
    Inventors: Wouter Vanormelingen, Bart Schoofs, Tom De Smedt
  • Publication number: 20150119483
    Abstract: A poly(siloxane) copolymer composition comprising: a first polymer comprising a first repeating unit, and a poly(siloxane) block unit, a second polymer different from the first polymer and comprising of bromine; and optionally, one or more third polymers different from the first polymer and second polymer; wherein siloxane units are present in the composition in an amount of at least 0.3 wt %, and bromine is present in the composition in an amount of at least 7.8 wt %, each based on the sum of the wt % of the first, second, and optional one or more third polymers; and further wherein an article molded from the composition has an OSU integrated 2 minute heat release test value of less than 65 kW-min/m2 and a peak heat release rate of less than 65 kW/m2, and an E662 smoke test Dmax value of less than 200.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Paul Dean Sybert, Laura Gayle Schultz Hume, James Franklin Hoover, Thomas L. Evans
  • Patent number: 9018346
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for removing unreacted monomer in polymer using a SCC comprising a housing having a rotation axis; a supply part of at least one polymer formed inside of the housing; at least two spinning cones that are installed so as to have a constant gradient from the upper part to the lower part to the rotation axis, move polymer supplied through the polymer supply part, and rotate around the rotation axis; a fixed cone that is fixed and formed on the inner side of the housing, and provides a pathway for sequentially moving polymer from a spinning cone at the upper part to a spinning cone at the lower part; a product collection part for collecting polymer moved through the spinning cone and the fixed cone; and a driving part for rotating the spinning cone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Eun-Jung Joo, Dong-Kwon Lee, Dae-Young Shin, Jong-Ku Lee, Chang-Hoe Heo
  • Patent number: 8921492
    Abstract: The object of the patent is to provide a modified reaction resin, comprising: a) at least one cyanate tester; b) at least one polyorganosiloxane contained in the reaction resin in finely distributed form. The thus modified reaction resin is stable for storage for long periods in non-cured form and can be cured to form duromers with advantageous mechanical characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignees: Robert Bosch GmbH, Evonik Hanse GmbH
    Inventors: Irene Jennrich, Christian Eger
  • Patent number: 8829143
    Abstract: Storage-stable reactive inorganic clusters and a process for preparing such storage-stable reactive inorganic clusters (e.g., silica structures) having, for example, reactive amino groups. The storage-stable reactive inorganic clusters may be used as a curing agent for thermosetting resin compositions such as epoxy resins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Hynek Benes, Jean-Francois Gerard, Ludovic Valette
  • Patent number: 8785799
    Abstract: This invention is directed to a polymer thick film moisture barrier layer dielectric composition comprising thermoplastic urethane resin, thermoplastic phenoxy resin, diacetone alcohol and fumed silica. Dielectrics made from the composition can be used in various electronic applications to protect electrical elements and particularly to insulate and protect both the conductive thermoformable silver above it and the polycarbonate substrate below it in capacitive switch applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Jay Robert Dorfman
  • Patent number: 8779073
    Abstract: A method for preparing a modified thermoplastic resin by mixing a thermoplastic resin having a tg of 95° C. or greater and having a melt processing temperature of 250° C. or greater with a silicone base comprised of 100 parts by weight of a diorganopolysiloxane gum and having an average of at least 2 alkenyl groups per molecule in conjunction with 0 to 50 parts by weight of a reinforcing filler along with a radical initiator. The silicone base and this combination are dynamically vulcanized to cure the silicone base at an elevated temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Inventors: Veerag Mehta, David Romanesko
  • Patent number: 8729178
    Abstract: A polysiloxane-grafted polyimide resin composition includes a polysiloxane-grafted polyimide resin, and a solvent. The polysiloxane-grafted polyimide resin is represented by formula (I): wherein W represents a tetravalent organic group, R represents a trivalent organic group, and X represents a polysiloxane-containing group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Chi Mei Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Hao Liang, Li-Tao Hsu, Huai-Pin Hsueh
  • Publication number: 20140073725
    Abstract: A composition includes specific amounts of a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product and an impact modifier. The poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product includes a poly(phenylene ether) and a poly(phenylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer. The composition exhibits a desirable balance of impact strength, heat resistance, and flame retardancy while minimizing or excluding flame retardant additives such as organophosphate esters and halogenated flame retardants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2012
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS IP B.V.
    Inventors: Nitin Tople, Christian Lietzau, Hua Guo
  • Patent number: 8669332
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition that includes a poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer is prepared by a method that includes oxidatively copolymerizing a monohydric phenol and a hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane. The oxidative polymerization includes a monohydric phenol addition period characterized by a first temperature, a build period following the addition period and characterized by a second temperature greater than the first temperature, and a temperature ramp period between the addition period and the build period. During the temperature ramp period, the temperature is increased at an average rate of about 0.01 to about 0.35° C. per minute, which improves the efficiency with which the hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane is incorporated into the poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Alvaro Carrillo, Hua Guo
  • Publication number: 20130324674
    Abstract: Methods are generally provided for forming a polymer-cement composite. In one embodiment of the method, a plurality of dopamine monomers is dispersed in a buffer solution. Polymerization of the dopamine monomers can then be initiated, and a cement-sand mixture can be added to the buffer solution to form a composite mixture. Finally, the composite mixture can be cured to form a polymer-cement composite. Polymer-cement composites are also generally provided that, in one embodiment, include cement, sand, and poly(dopamine), with the polymer-cement composite having a compressive strength of 8000 psi.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Inventors: Navid Saleh, Paul Ziehl, Fabio Matta, Nirupam Aich, Nima Zohhadi, Iftheker A. Khan
  • Patent number: 8569425
    Abstract: The present invention relates to modified phenolic resins which contain silicic acid ester units. The modified phenolic resins may, for example, be used as components of a foundry binder system. The invention also relates to a method for producing such modified phenolic resins and to two-component binder systems which contain these modified phenolic resins. The invention furthermore relates to methods for producing foundry molds and foundry cores which contain the modified phenolic resins, and to the foundry molds and foundry cores themselves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Huttenes-Albertus Chemische Werke GmbH
    Inventors: David Strunk, Gerard Ladegourdie, Frank Lenzen
  • Publication number: 20130277300
    Abstract: A porous membrane can include a nanoparticle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicant: KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Suzana NUNES, Iran D. CHARRY PRADA
  • Patent number: 8563662
    Abstract: The present invention relates to modified phenolic resins which contain silicic acid ester units. The modified phenolic resins may, for example, be used as components of a foundry binder system. The invention also relates to a method for producing such modified phenolic resins and to two-component binder systems which contain these modified phenolic resins. The invention furthermore relates to methods for producing foundry molds and foundry cores which contain the modified phenolic resins, and to the foundry molds and foundry cores themselves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Huttenes-Albertus Chemische Werke GmbH
    Inventors: David Strunk, Gerard Ladegourdie, Frank Lenzen
  • Patent number: 8507602
    Abstract: A non-stick coating composition comprising a waterborne phenoxy resin, a crosslinker, and a silicone compound. The coating is substantially free of fluorocarbon resin. An article, such as aluminum, may be coated with the composition. The composition may be multi-layers, but only the layers other than the first layer includes the silicone compound. The invention includes the method for applying the coating or coatings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Whitford Worldwide Company
    Inventors: Thomas J. Bate, Arthur Wachowski, Jan Wilhelm Ernst Moos
  • Publication number: 20130197167
    Abstract: A composition is prepared by oxidative copolymerization of specific amounts of 2,6-dimethylphenol, 2,3,6-trimethylphenol, and a hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane. The composition exhibits an increased heat resistance relative to a corresponding composition prepared by copolymerizing 2,6-dimethylphenol and hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane, without 2,3,6-trimethylphenol. The composition is useful as a flame-retardant additive in polymer compositions that require high heat resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Inventors: Alvaro Carrillo, Hua Guo, Scott Fisher
  • Patent number: 8394416
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel one step process for preparing cross-linked poly(allylamine) polymers or salts thereof using the novel cross-linking agent of Formula (IV). This invention also relates to the compound of Formula (IV) as well as to a process to obtain it. The cross-linked poly(allylamine) polymers of the invention are useful in medicine as substrate-binding polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Chemo Ibérica, S.A.
    Inventors: Sabrina Bianchi, Valter Castelvetro, Giovanni Marras, Sonja Bellomi, Graziano Castaldi, Gianpiero Ventimiglia
  • Patent number: 8367771
    Abstract: A composition for producing an organic insulator is provided which comprises an organic-inorganic hybrid material (as defined). The hybrid material shows high solubility in organic solvents and monomers, and superior adhesion to substrates. In addition, the hybrid material displays a high dielectric constant and a high degree of crosslinking. Based on these advantages, the composition comprising the organic-inorganic hybrid material can be utilized during the fabrication of various electronic devices by a wet process. A method for producing the organic insulator while utilizing the composition also is provided, as well as the resulting organic insulator, and an organic thin film transistor which incorporates the resulting insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jung Han Shin, Jae Jun Lee, Chang Ju Kim, Sang Yoon Lee
  • Publication number: 20120329961
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition that includes a poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer is prepared by a method that includes oxidatively copolymerizing a monohydric phenol and a hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane. The oxidative polymerization includes a monohydric phenol addition period characterized by a first temperature, a build period following the addition period and characterized by a second temperature greater than the first temperature, and a temperature ramp period between the addition period and the build period. During the temperature ramp period, the temperature is increased at an average rate of about 0.01 to about 0.35° C. per minute, which improves the efficiency with which the hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane is incorporated into the poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Alvaro Carrillo, Hua Guo
  • Publication number: 20120273738
    Abstract: A railway vehicle component, wherein the component is a partition or a light cover, and wherein the component is molded or formed from a thermoplastic polymer composition comprising: a siloxane-containing copolymer in an amount effective to provide a total of 0.2 to 6.5 wt % of siloxane units based on the total weight of the polymers in the thermoplastic polymer composition, a bromine-containing polymer in an amount effective to provide 9 to 13 wt % of bromine, based on the total weight of the polymers in the thermoplastic polymer composition, and optionally a third polymer, wherein the wt % of the siloxane-containing copolymer, the bromine-containing polymer, and the optional third polymer, sum to 100 wt %, and 0.05 to 10 wt % of a light diffuser additive, based on the total weight of polymers in the thermoplastic polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Inventors: Paul Dean Sybert, James Franklin Hoover, Thomas L. Evans
  • Patent number: 8268926
    Abstract: Particle-toughened polymer compositions include a base polymer formulation and a plurality of toughening particles. In certain embodiments, the base polymer formulation includes bismaleimides or other polymer resins capable of high temperature service. A first plurality of toughening particles may include core shell rubbers. A second plurality of toughening particles may be selected from a variety of polymer compositions, including polyimides, polyether ketone (PEK), polyether ether ketone (PEEK), polyether ketone ketone (PEKK), polyether imide, polyether sulfones, and polyphenylene oxide. It is found that increasing concentration of the core shell rubbers may improve the toughness of the composition while preserving thermal properties of the composition, such as glass transition temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Cytec Technology Corp.
    Inventors: Mark Richard Bonneau, Jack Douglas Boyd, Gordon T. Emmerson, Scott D. Lucas, Stephen J. Howard, Spencer Donald Jacobs
  • Patent number: 8076444
    Abstract: The invention relates to silane cross-linking curable compositions, comprising a polymer P with at least two terminal groups of the following formulae (I) and (II) -Am-K1—SiXYZ (I), -Am-K2—SiXYZ (II), and/or two polymers P1 and P2, the polymer P1 having terminal groups of the following formula (I) -Am-K1—SiXYZ (I), and the polymer P2 having terminal groups of the following formula (II) -Am-K2—SiXYZ (II). In said formulae, A represents a bivalent binding group K1 and K2 independently of one another represent a bivalent aliphatic hydrocarbon group with a main chain of between 1 and 6 carbon atoms, the hydrocarbon groups K1, K2 being different, X, Y and Z independently of one another represent a hydroxy group of a hydrolysable group and m stands for 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2011
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Ulrich Neuhausen, Daniela Braun, Johann Klein, Christiane Kunze, Sara Gonzalez, Lars Zander, Thomas Bachon
  • Patent number: 8034857
    Abstract: Compositions comprise phase separated polyetherimide/polyphenylene ether sulfone blends. The dispersed phase has an average cross sectional size of 0.1 to 10 micrometers. The composition retains has good hydrolytic stability and is capable of withstanding steam autoclaving at temperatures of 130 to 138° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Ganesh Kailasam, Robert R Gallucci, Mark Alan Sanner
  • Patent number: 8017697
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition includes a poly(arylene ether) and a poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer. The thermoplastic composition is prepared by a method that includes oxidatively copolymerizing a monohydric phenol and a hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane. The method is simpler than prior methods of preparing poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymers by linking pre-formed poly(arylene ether) and polysiloxane blocks. The method is also produces greater incorporation of polysiloxane into the poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer than prior methods of copolymerizing monohydric phenols and hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Alvaro Carrillo, Stephen Farnell, Hua Guo, Gerardo Rocha-Galicia, Farah Jean-Jacques Toublan
  • Publication number: 20110190453
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition includes a poly(arylene ether) and a poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer. The thermoplastic composition is prepared by a method that includes oxidatively copolymerizing a monohydric phenol and a hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane. The method is simpler than prior methods of preparing poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymers by linking pre-formed poly(arylene ether) and polysiloxane blocks. The method is also produces greater incorporation of polysiloxane into the poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer than prior methods of copolymerizing monohydric phenols and hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2011
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Inventors: Alvaro Carrillo, Stephen Farnell, Hua Guo, Gerardo Rocha-Galicia, Farah Jean-Jacques Toublan
  • Publication number: 20110190454
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition includes a poly(arylene ether) and a poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer. The thermoplastic composition is prepared by a method that includes oxidatively copolymerizing a monohydric phenol and a hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane. The method is simpler than prior methods of preparing poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymers by linking pre-formed poly(arylene ether) and polysiloxane blocks. The method is also produces greater incorporation of polysiloxane into the poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer than prior methods of copolymerizing monohydric phenols and hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2011
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Inventors: Alvaro Carrillo, Stephen Farnell, Hua Guo, Gerardo Rocha-Galicia, Farah Jean-Jacques Toublan
  • Publication number: 20110160406
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is are thermoplastic compositions comprising a blend of a homopolycarbonate comprising units derived from an aromatic dihydroxy compound and a copolymer comprising isosorbide units and siloxane units. The copolymer comprising isosorbide units and siloxane units can further comprise non-isosorbide aliphatic units derived from a C14-44 aliphatic diacid, a C14-44 aliphatic diol or combination of these, aromatic units, aliphatic units derived from an oligomer having a weight average molecular weight of 900 to 4000 or a combination of some or all of the foregoing additional units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2010
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS IP B.V
    Inventors: Hans de Brouwer, Robert Dirk van de Grampel, Jan Henk Kamps, Jan Pleun Lens
  • Patent number: 7915378
    Abstract: A material for solid polymer electrolyte, made of a polyether polymer having a moisture content in the range of 400 to 5,000 ppm by weight. A formed solid polymer electrolyte, which is made by mixing the material for solid polymer electrolyte together with an electrolyte salt compound soluble in the polyether polymer, has good ionic conductivity and high mechanical strength. A polyether polymer having a moisture content not larger than 0.04% by weight and a toluene-insoluble content not larger than 5% by weight. This polyether polymer gives a formed solid polymer electrolyte having a smooth surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Inventors: Hideyuki Nishio, Hidenori Onishi, Paul-Andre Lavoie, Richard Laliberte
  • Patent number: 7863401
    Abstract: A compound having the formula: Each Ar is an aromatic group. Each R is an alkyl group. The value n is a positive integer. The values of w, x, y, and z are 0 or 1. If y is 0 than x and z are 0 and w is 1, and if y is 1 than x and z have different values and w equals z. A thermoset made by crosslinking a silane-containing compound with the above compound. A method of making the above compound when y is 1 by: reacting 4,4?-difluorobenzophenone with an aromatic diol to form an oligomer; and reacting the oligomer with a vinyl dialkylsilane. A method of making the below compound by: reacting 4,4?-difluorobenzophenone with a vinyl dialkylsilane. Each R is an independently selected alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2011
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Matthew Laskoski, Teddy M Keller
  • Patent number: 7847032
    Abstract: A poly(arylene ether) composition includes a hydrogenated block copolymer of an alkenyl aromatic compound and a conjugated diene, a flame retardant, and a poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer reaction product that itself includes a poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer. The composition is useful for forming extruded articles, including insulation for wire and cable. The poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymer contributes improved flame retardancy and, in many cases, improved physical properties to the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Assignee: Sabic Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Hua Guo, Jian Guo, Kazunari Kosaka, Xiucuo Li
  • Publication number: 20100270362
    Abstract: A composition for controlling a temperature elevation of an electronic component when soldering the electronic component on a substrate, includes a first resin for providing the composition with adhesion to the electronic component, a curing agent for curing the first resin by heat treatment for soldering, and a second resin for facilitating removal of the composition from the electronic component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2010
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Seiki Sakuyama
  • Patent number: 7772355
    Abstract: A compound having the formula: Each Ar is an aromatic group. Each R is an alkyl group. The value n is a positive integer. The values of w, x, y, and z are 0 or 1. If y is 0 than x and z are 0 and w is 1, and if y is 1 than x and z have different values and w equals z. A thermoset made by crosslinking a silane-containing compound with the above compound. A method of making the above compound when y is 1 by: reacting 4,4?-difluorobenzophenone with an aromatic diol to form an oligomer; and reacting the oligomer with a vinyl dialkylsilane. A method of making the below compound by: reacting 4,4?-difluorobenzophenone with a vinyl dialkylsilane. Each R is an independently selected alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2010
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Matthew Laskoski, Teddy M Keller
  • Patent number: 7767308
    Abstract: A moisture-curable adhesive composition that may be formulated to be free of volatile organic compounds, or substantially free of volatile organic compounds which is safe for chronic exposure, resistant to combustion, and provides a high peel strength useful for securing a rubber membrane material to a rigid roof deck includes a polymer having silicon-containing hydrolyzable terminal groups, a phenolic resin, and a non-polymeric silicon-containing hydrolyzable compound, wherein the ratio of the amount of polymer having silicon-containing hydrolyzable terminal groups by weight to the amount of phenolic resin by weight is greater than 2:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Assignee: Chem Link, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip C. Georgeau, Jonathan H. Ballema
  • Publication number: 20100129649
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a thermoplastic composition comprising a combination of: a polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer and a poly(aliphatic ester)-polycarbonate copolymer comprising soft block ester units of the formula (8a): wherein m is 4 to 18, wherein the thermoplastic composition has a melt volume rate of 14 cc/10 min to 22 cc/10 min at 300° C. and under a load of 1.2 Kg and a dwell time of 6 minutes, according to ASTM D1238-04, wherein an article molded from the thermoplastic composition and having a thickness of 3.2 mm has a percent transmittance of greater than 85% according to ASTM D1003-00, and wherein 100% of a set of five test articles each having a thickness of 3.2 mm and molded from the thermoplastic composition exhibit ductile fracture at ?40° C. when measured for notched Izod Impact according to ASTM D256-04. An article comprising the thermoplastic composition is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2008
    Publication date: May 27, 2010
    Applicant: SABIC Innovative Plastics, IP B.V
    Inventors: Jon M. Malinoski, Sriramakrishna Maruvuda, Anirudha Singh
  • Publication number: 20100068640
    Abstract: An electrophotographic photoreceptor belt which is excellent in durability and therefore little cracks even when fingerprints of an operator or hand cream adheres to the belt, wherein a binder resin for photosensitive layers comprising as the main component a polycarbonate resin which comprises bisphenol A type constituent units represented by the formula (I) as the main constituent unit (preferably in an amount of at least 90% by weight based on the whole of the constituent units) and which has a limiting viscosity of 1 to 1.6 dl/g and preferably a molecular weight distribution of 3.2 to 4.3 as calculated from the weight-average molecular weight and number-average molecular weight determined by GPC is used in a photosensitive layer (particularly carrier transport layer) of the belt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2007
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Inventor: Noriyoshi Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20090306258
    Abstract: A composition containing a polycarbonate, a polycarbonate-polysiloxane copolymer, an impact modifier, and a polyetherimide, wherein the polycarbonate comprises greater than or equal to about 50% by weight of the combined weights of the polycarbonate, polycarbonate-polysiloxane copolymer, impact modifier and polyetherimide and wherein a 3.2 millimeter thick, 7.6 centimeter square sample of the composition produces a smoke density (Ds) of less than 275 after a 4-minute burn, measured according to ASTME 662-03. In one embodiment, a composition may contain about 60 to about 85 wt. % polycarbonate, about 8 to about 20 wt. % polycarbonate-polysiloxane copolymer, about 0.5 to about 20 wt. % impact modifier, and about 1 to about 10 wt. % polyetherimide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2009
    Publication date: December 10, 2009
    Applicant: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Srinivas Siripurapu, Thomas Ebeling
  • Patent number: 7625976
    Abstract: This invention relates to a room temperature curable composition containing, inter alia, diorganopolysiloxane(s) and organic nanoclay(s), the cured composition exhibiting low permeability to gas(es).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2009
    Assignee: Momemtive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Shayne J. Landon, David A. Williams, Vikram Kumar, Edward J. Nesakumar, Indumathi Ramakrishnan
  • Publication number: 20090292082
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mold releasing film for printed circuit board production, which comprises a resin layer (P) containing (A) a polyphenylene ether-based resin in an amount of 50 wt % or more. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a mold releasing film suitable for production of printed circuit boards, particularly flexible printed circuit boards, which is excellent in mold-releasing property, exhibits little heat shrinkage, hardly imparts wrinkles to printed circuit board products, itself hardly gets wrinkled, and is excellent in contamination resistance since no bleeding-out is observed, and which is also excellent in an anti-moisture absorbing property, shape-following property, less overflow of adhesive, adhesion between multilayer films and slipping property between films.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2009
    Publication date: November 26, 2009
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kamo, Yuuji Kusumi
  • Publication number: 20090283476
    Abstract: A polysulfone having a first polyphenylene sulfone unit (i.e. PPSU unit) based on one biphenol group and one diphenyl sulfone group and a second sulfone unit (i.e. PSU-AF unit) based on one hexafluorobisphenol A group and one diphenylsulfone group. The polysulfone is transparent and has a total heat release and peak heat release of less than 65 kW·min/m2 and 65 kW/m2, respectively. Compositions containing the polysulfone and articles made by molding and/or extruding the polysulfone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2009
    Publication date: November 19, 2009
    Applicant: SOLVAY ADVANCED POLYMERS, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Thomas H. SCHWAB, Theodore MOORE
  • Publication number: 20090162650
    Abstract: An adhesive film composition for semiconductor assembly includes an elastomer resin, an epoxy resin, a phenolic curing resin, and a silsesquioxane oligomer. The silsesquioxane oligomer may be present in an amount of about 0.01 to about 3 wt. %, based on the total solids content of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Inventors: Yong Woo Hong, Wan Jung Kim, Su Mi Im, Ah Ram Pyun, Chul Jeong, Sang Jin Kim, Chang Beom Chung
  • Patent number: 7507474
    Abstract: The invention relates to thermoplastic compositions comprising a polymer matrix and an additive which modifies the rheological behavior of the matrix in the molten state. The purpose of the invention is to provide a preferably non-reactive additive which can be dispersed in the matrix and which can be used to obtain a good compromise in terms of rheological properties/mechanical properties. According to the invention, the additive is a hyperbranched polymer which is functionalized by R<2> radicals, R<2> being a radical of the following type: substituted or non-substituted hydrocarbon, of the silicon type, linear or branched alkyl, aromatic, arylalkyl, alkylaryl or cycloaliphatic, which can comprise one or more unsaturations and/or one or more heteroatoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2009
    Assignee: Rhodianyl
    Inventors: Joël Varlet, Florence Clement, Franck Touraud, Sandrine Rochat, Natalia Scherbakoff
  • Publication number: 20080269393
    Abstract: A non-stick coating composition comprising a waterborne phenoxy resin, a crosslinker, and a silicone compound. The coating is substantially free of fluorocarbon resin. An article, such as aluminum, may be coated with the composition. The composition may be multi-layers, but only the layers other than the first layer includes the silicone compound. The invention includes the method for applying the coating or coatings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2007
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Inventors: Thomas J. Bate, Arthur Wachowski, Jan Wilhelm Ernst Moos
  • Publication number: 20080242804
    Abstract: A polycarbonate-polysiloxane copolymer comprising structural units of the formula: wherein each R1, R2, and R3 is independently the same or different monovalent C1-12 should this be C1-C13 like in the document! hydrocarbon group, G comprises a monovalent C6-1000 poly(oxyalkyl) group, each R4 and R5 taken together is independently the same or different divalent C3-30 hydrocarbon linking group wherein R4 is a C1-28 hydrocarbon and R5 is a C2-29 aliphatic group, a is 0 or greater, and b is one or greater; and structural units of the formula: wherein each R is independently the same or different C6-60 divalent hydrocarbon group, and at least 60% of the R groups comprise aromatic moieties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2007
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Dibakar Dhara, Katherine Glasgow, Brian D. Mullen
  • Patent number: 7365135
    Abstract: The method of the present invention includes grafting a glycidyl alkylene trialkoxy silane to a novolac phenolic resin in an organic solvent to form a modified novolac phenolic resin; mixing a tetralkoxy silane, an acid and water with the resulting organic solution containing the modified novolac phenolic resin, wherein hydrolysis and condensation reactions are carried out to form a —Si—O—Si— bonding; adding a curing agent for novolac phenolic resin to the resulting reaction mixture; evaporating the organic solvent and acid from the resulting mixture and heating the resulting mixture to form a novolac phenolic resin/silica hybrid organic-inorganic nanocomposite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2008
    Assignee: Chung-Shan Institute of Science & Technology
    Inventors: Jeng-Cheng Yang, Chen-Chi Martin Ma, Hon-Bin Chen, Chin-Yih Chen
  • Patent number: 7326755
    Abstract: A coolant-resistant and thermally stable primer composition comprising an organic-functional silane, preferably the reaction product of at least one amino-functional silane and at least one isocyanato-functional silane, is provided. The primer composition may additionally comprise a phenoxy resin, a phenolic resin and talc. A method for bonding an elastomer to a metal also is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2008
    Assignee: Lord Corporation
    Inventor: Zhiqiang M. Wang
  • Publication number: 20070208144
    Abstract: Poly(arylene ether)-polysiloxane block copolymers and methods for their preparation are provided. The block copolymers include structural units derived from a poly(arylene ether), a hydroxyaryl-terminated polysiloxane, and an activated aromatic carbonate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2006
    Publication date: September 6, 2007
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: Erik R. Delsman, Amy R. Freshour, Farah Jean-Jacques Toublan, Gary W. Yeager
  • Patent number: 7211639
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition includes a functionalized poly(arylene ether) and a copolymer of (a) ethylene or an ?-olefin, and (b) an alkyl(meth)acrylate. Optional components in the composition include an impact modifier and a flame retardant. The composition is useful for fabricating wire and cable insulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2007
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gary William Yeager, Bryan Duffey
  • Patent number: 7205035
    Abstract: A curable composition includes a functionalized poly(arylene ether), an alkenyl aromatic monomer, an acryloyl monomer, and a polymeric additive selected from polystyrene, poly(styrene-maleic anhydride), poly(styrene-methyl methacrylate), polybutene, poly(ethylene-butylene), poly(vinyl ether), poly(vinyl acetate), and combinations thereof. Curable compositions comprising polybutene having a number average molecular weight of greater than or equal to 300 atomic mass units form sol-gels having sol-gel transition temperatures of greater than about 60° C. These sol-gel compositions also exhibit lower tack at ambient temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2007
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventor: Glen Merfeld
  • Patent number: 7109273
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to provide a non-gelling solid silane coupling agent which enhances adhesion of a resin composition to metals and so forth when added to the resin composition, and which has excellent storage stability and molten fluidity. The present invention is a non-gelling, pulverizable, solid silane coupling agent composition composed of a reaction product of the following components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2006
    Assignee: Nikko Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsuyuki Tsuchida, Masashi Kumagai
  • Patent number: 7105614
    Abstract: A curable epoxy resin composition comprising at least: (A) a crystalline epoxy resin, (B) a phenol resin, and (C) a silicone resin composed of epoxy-containing organic groups and phenyl groups that define an average unit formula of this component. Component (C) is used in an amount of 0.1 to 500 parts by weight for 100 parts by weight of the sum of weights of components (A) and (B). The composition of the invention is suitable for transfer and injection molding and may find use as a curable epoxy resin composition for sealing parts of electrical and electronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: Dow Corning Toray Silicone Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshitsugu Morita, Hiroshi Ueki, Koji Nakanishi, Haruhiko Furukawa