Solid Polymer Derived From -n=c=x Reactant And Polyhydroxy Reactant Patents (Class 525/453)
  • Patent number: 11866648
    Abstract: A process for producing a polymerizable composition for optical materials of the present invention includes a step A of mixing together a polyisocyanate compound (i), a polymer (ii) represented by General Formula (ii), a photochromic compound (iii), and an internal release agent (iv), a step B of mixing a mixed solution obtained by the step A with a polythiol compound (v), and a step C of further mixing a mixed solution obtained by the step B with a polymerization catalyst (vi) so as to obtain a polymerizable composition for optical materials, wherein in the step A, the internal release agent (iv) is added so that a content thereof in the polymerizable composition for optical materials is 500 to 3,000 ppm, and in the step C, the polymerization catalyst (vi) is added so that a content thereof in the polymerizable composition for optical materials is 120 to 500 ppm. R1A1—R2—A2—R3]n??(ii).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Yuuki Kasori, Nobuo Kawato
  • Patent number: 11859109
    Abstract: Disclosed are polyurethane adhesive compositions which include (a) one or more urethane prepolymers having isocyanate moieties; (b) a catalytic amount of one or more catalysts; (c) one or more fillers; (d) one or more silane adhesion promoters; and (e) one or more monofunctional polyalkylene glycols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: DDP SPECIALTY ELECTRONIC MATERIALS US, LLC
    Inventors: Dietmar Golombowski, Sergio Grunder
  • Patent number: 11834548
    Abstract: Method of making a golf ball comprising the steps of: providing a subassembly; forming about the subassembly at least one layer comprised of a thermoset polyurethane which is prepared by mixing as the essential ingredients: (i) at least one long chain soft segment polyol and/or polyamine; (ii) at least one short chain-extending-type species; (iii) at least one isocyanate; and (iv) at least one additional chain-extending-type species; wherein essential ingredients (i) and (ii) are combined (reacted/mixed) to form a first sub-mixture; followed by combining/mixing the first sub-mixture and essential ingredient (iii) to form a prepolymer second sub-mixture; followed by combining (reacting/mixing) the prepolymer second sub-mixture with essential ingredient (iv) to form the thermoset polyurethane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventor: Michael Michalewich
  • Patent number: 11820890
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to pulverulent thermoplastic polymer blends comminuted to a particle size of less than 300 ?m. The pulverulent thermoplastic polymer blends can include a first thermoplastic polyurethane and a second thermoplastic polyurethane at a weight ratio of from about 90:10 to about 30:70 first thermoplastic polyurethane to second thermoplastic polyurethane. The first thermoplastic polyurethane can include a reaction product of a first reaction mixture consisting of or consisting essentially of an aliphatic diisocyanate having a number average molecular weight of from 140 g/mol to 170 g/mol and an aliphatic diol having a number average molecular weight of from 62 g/mol to 120 g/mol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Inventors: Liang Chen, Chen Xu, Leslie J. Vescio, Bruce D. Lawrey
  • Patent number: 11697282
    Abstract: The method for the production of curved furniture components comprises: an overlapping step of a first panel of wooden, plastic or metal material, of at least one intermediate separating layer and of a second panel of wooden, plastic or metal material for obtaining a flat semi-finished product having a perimeter edge; an interposition step of a polyurethane type adhesive between the intermediate layer and the first panel and second panel by hot dispensing of said adhesive on the surfaces of the first and the second panels which are adapted to be associated with the intermediate layer or by hot dispensing of the adhesive on the surfaces of the intermediate layer which are adapted to be associated with said first panel and second panel; a cold shaping step of the semi-finished product for obtaining a curved component; and a spraying step of a water-based auxiliary substance between the intermediate layer and at least one of the first panel and the second panel, subsequent to the interposition of the adhesive
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignee: Technoform S.p.a.
    Inventor: Alessandro Rossodivita
  • Patent number: 11628408
    Abstract: A bilayer electrospun membranes for treating hydraulic fracking wastewater via membrane distillation, and more particularly to bilayer electrospun membranes having an omniphobic layer to prevent low-surface tension solution wicking and an oleophobic antifouling surface to prevent foulant depositing on the membrane. Nanoparticles are decorated on the omniphobic surface through electrochemical interaction, which is coated with a fluorine monomer on the nanoparticles. A zwitterionic co-polymer is grafted using self-assembly between hydroxy groups on the antifouling surface generated by alkaline treatment and anchor segment epoxy groups on zwitterionic co-polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas
    Inventors: Jorge Almodovar, Ranil Wickramasinghe, Yu-Hsuan Chiao, David Alfonso Castilla-Casadiego
  • Patent number: 11535707
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a process for preparing light curable energetic polymeric binders. The process for preparing such binder comprises the steps of mixing a pre-polymer such as PGN or GAP having a terminal hydroxyl group with a solvent and adding reactants wherein the reactant has a light curable moiety and a pre-polymer reactive moiety. Catalysts such as carbodiimide and DMAP may be further added to the mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Alexander Paraskos, Edward D. Cooke, Eric R. Beckel
  • Patent number: 11525069
    Abstract: Durable, anti-fouling, crosslinked zwitterionic coatings that are grafted to the surface of a substrate through covalent bonding are disclosed. When exposed to a light source, zwitterionic monomers react with a crosslinker and with activated radicals at the surface of the substrate, simultaneously forming the crosslinked zwitterionic coating and anchoring it to the surface of the substrate. Photomasking techniques can be used to micropattern the zwitterionic coatings. The zwitterionic coatings can be applied to a variety of substrates, including medical devices and systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Elise Lin Cheng, C. Allan Guymon, Marian R. Hansen, Braden Leigh
  • Patent number: 11365281
    Abstract: A coating composition includes a blocked urethane elastomer (A) containing a terminal isocyanate group blocked with an oxime compound and having a number average molecular weight of 800 to 5,000, an aromatic diamine compound (B) containing an electron-donating group, and an amide compound (C). An equivalent ratio (amino group/isocyanate group) of the amino group of the aromatic diamine compound (B) to the isocyanate group of the blocked urethane elastomer (A) is within a range of 1.0 to 2.0. A solid content of the amide compound (C) is within a range of 0.5 mass % to 5 mass % based on a total solid content of the blocked urethane elastomer (A) and the aromatic diamine compound (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: KANSAI PAINT CO.. LTD.
    Inventors: Mayu Kawagishi, Katsuto Komura
  • Patent number: 11091638
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a shock-absorbing nanostructured polymer alloy, comprising: a (meth)acrylic polymer matrix comprising one or more (meth)acrylic polymer(s), said (meth)acrylic polymer matrix forming a (meth)acrylic network, and, at least one polyborodimethylsiloxane (PBDMS) distributed in the (meth)acrylic polymer matrix, the polyborodimethylsiloxane forming a network, the polyborodimethylsiloxane network and the (meth)acrylic network being intertwined. The invention also relates to a chemical composition for the manufacture of such an alloy as well as a process for manufacturing a part made of such an alloy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignees: RHEONOVA, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)
    Inventors: Jérémy Patarin, Guillaume Darsy, Yahya Rharbi
  • Patent number: 10982035
    Abstract: A polyurethane resin having an anionic group and a polyalkylene oxide in a side chain thereof is obtainable by reacting a polyester polyol, a polyether diol, a polyol containing an anionic group, and a polyisocyanate, and the polyester polyol is obtained by reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid and a polyol. The polyurethane resin can be used as binder in an ink jet ink and provides excellent scratch and solvent resistance of printed images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Hubertus Van Aert, Ellen Bertels, Johan Loccufier
  • Patent number: 10947430
    Abstract: Disclosed is a tire with reduced cavity noise including an adhesive agent layer applied to an inside of an inner liner and a sound absorber layer attached to the adhesive agent layer, wherein the adhesive agent layer includes poly(ether-urethane) containing alkoxysilane at both ends thereof. The tire with reduced cavity noise is stable without causing separation of a sound absorber even upon heating and deformation during driving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Inventors: Byeong Ho Seo, Ju Geon Park, Chang Hwan Kang, Hak Joo Kim
  • Patent number: 10669370
    Abstract: Compositions and curing agents comprising a benzylated Mannich base composition. The benzylated Mannich base composition includes a reaction product of (a) a substituted phenolic compound having at least one substituent of formula (I): wherein R1 is each independently a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, and R2 is hydrogen, methyl, ethyl or phenyl, with (b) a benzylated polyalkylene polyamine (II): wherein RA is substituted or unsubstituted benzyl; RB is each independently RA, or a hydrogen atom, or a group selected from C1-C16 linear, cyclic, and branched alkyl, alkenyl, and alkaryl groups; X, Y, and Z are independently selected from C2-C10 alkylene, and cycloalkylene groups; y is an integer from 0 to 7, and z is an integer from 0 to 4; and, optionally, (c) a multifunctional amine. Amine-epoxy compositions and articles produced from these compositions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Shiying Zheng, Gamini Ananda Vedage, Marcelo Rufo, Daniel Iliev Totev, Michael Cook
  • Patent number: 10633568
    Abstract: Disclosed is an adhesive for laminated sheets comprising a urethane resin obtained by blending: (A) an acrylic polyol; (B) at least one component selected from carboxylic acids and carboxylic anhydrides; and (C) an isocyanate compound. The acrylic polyol (A) is obtained by polymerization of a polymerizable monomer, has a glass transition temperature of from ?35 ° C. to 20° C., and has a hydroxyl value of from 0.5 to 40 mgKOH/g. The adhesive for laminated sheets is excellent in initial adhesion to a film, peel strength after aging and hydrolysis resistance for a long time under high temperature when a laminated sheet is produced, and wherein the adhesive does not impart an adverse effect to the appearance of the laminated sheet and the lamination process of films while improving the curability. The laminated sheet is suitably prepared using the adhesive for laminated sheets. An article comprising the laminated sheet can be prepared using the laminated sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Shoko Ito, Noriyoshi Kamai, Yasushi Yamada, Hitoshi Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10519287
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions comprising a fiber material and a specific thermoplastic binder. The thermoplastic binder comprises at least one thermoplastic polyurethane polymer, wherein said thermoplastic polyurethane polymer comprises a reaction product of (i) at least one semi-crystalline polyester polyol, and (ii) at least one polyisocyanate. The molar ratio of the NCO groups of said polyisocyanate (ii) to the sum of OH groups of said polyester polyol (i) is less than 1.00:1 and the thermoplastic polyurethane polymer has (a) a melting enthalpy of at least 20 J/g, (b) a melting point (Tm) of >70° C., and (c) an average number molecular weight (Mn) of 5,000 to 80,000 g/mol. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a fiber-reinforced composite comprising a cured thermosetting polyurethane polymer matrix reinforced by the composition according to the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Andreas Niegemeier, Andreas Ferencz, Tamara Schmidt, Wolfgang Lupp, Tim Maeling
  • Patent number: 10464187
    Abstract: A CMP polishing pad for polishing a semiconductor substrate is provided containing a polishing layer that comprises a polyurethane reaction product of a reaction mixture comprising a (i) curative of from 15 to 30 wt. % of an amine initiated polyol having an average of from 3 to less than 5 hydroxyl groups and a number average molecular weight of 150 to 400, and from 70 to 85 wt. % of an aromatic diamine and a (ii) polyisocyanate prepolymer having a number average molecular weight of from 600 to 5,000 and having an unreacted isocyanate content ranging from 6.5 to 11%. The CMP polishing pad has a tunable tan-delta peak temperature at from 50 to 80° C. which has a value of from 0.2 to 0.8 at the tan-delta peak temperature and is useful for polishing a variety of substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials CMP Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Bainian Qian, Kancharla-Arun K. Reddy, George C. Jacob, Marty W. DeGroot
  • Patent number: 10385167
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polyoxazolidinone compounds, a method for the production of polyoxazolidinone compounds, comprising the step of reacting a biscarbamate compound with a bisepoxide compound in the presence of a mono-carbamate, a mono-isocyanate and/or a mono-epoxide compound as chain regulator and a suitable base having a pKb value of ?9 as catalyst. The invention further relates to the use of polyoxazolidinone compounds with high thermal stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Thomas Ernst Müller, Christoph Gürtler, Susmit Basu, Claudine Rangheard, David Rivillo, Walter Leitner, Burkhard Köhler
  • Patent number: 10259904
    Abstract: A binder for capacitive deionization electrode is provided, which is formed by reacting a polyether polyol, a diisocyanate, and a diol having a hydrophobic side chain. The binder may bind an electrode material and to form a capacitive deionization electrode. The electrode material and the binder may have a weight ratio of 90:5 to 90:25.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Po-I Liu, Li-Ching Chung, Teh-Ming Liang, Ren-Yang Horng, Hsin Shao, Ruei-Shin Chen, Hsu-Tzu Fan, Chih-Hsiang Fang, Min-Chao Chang
  • Patent number: 10106660
    Abstract: Disclosed is a film composed of a resin having a thiourethane bond, wherein the molar ratio (S/N) of sulfur to nitrogen contained in the resin is equal to or more than 0.8 and less than 3. A method for manufacturing a film is also disclosed. The disclosed film is excellent in a balance among high refractive index, low birefringence and light transmittance, and further excellent in a balance of mechanical characteristics such as toughness, hardness and dimensional stability, so that effects of deformation and the like during processing are very small, and the film is further excellent in solvent resistance as well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hisako Ishikawa, Toshinori Matsuda, Yosuke Ono, Kazuo Yagi, Akifumi Kagayama
  • Patent number: 9822290
    Abstract: A composition comprising: a one part adhesive composition comprising a) one or more isocyanate components; b) one or more catalysts for the reaction of isocyanate groups with active hydrogen containing groups; c) one or more fillers which do not enhance the formation of voids during curing; d) one or more fillers having basic character; and a cure accelerator comprising: e) one or more liquid carriers; f) water; and g) one or more paste forming agents. The one part adhesive composition may be used alone where ambient temperature and humidities afford reasonably rapid cure rates. The cure accelerator may be used when temperatures and/or humidities are sufficiently low such that the cure rate of the adhesive alone is not acceptable for a particular use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Huide D. Zhu, Daniel P. Sophiea, Matthew B. Feldpausch
  • Patent number: 9781836
    Abstract: A thermosetting resin composition which contains a polyurethane resin and a curing agent, the polyurethane resin including a constitutional unit derived from an alicyclic diol and having an acid value of 10 to 35 mgKOH/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Iori Hukushima, Tomohiro Hirata, Hidekazu Kondou, Susumu Kaneko, Satoshi Uehara, Yuki Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 9617390
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to binder based on an alkoxy- and/or silanol-functional polysiloxane A), one or more dicarboxylic or polycarboxylic acids B), one or more di- or polyols C), one or more di- or polyisocyanates and one or more aminosilanes D1) or one or more isocyanatosilanes D2), the constituents A) to D1) or D2) being present condensed with one another in the binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Dirk Hinzmann, Barbel Wolff, Thomas Klotzbach, Jessica Leyers, Sascha Herrwerth
  • Patent number: 9428678
    Abstract: A composition comprising: a one part adhesive composition comprising a) one or more isocyanate functional components; b) one or more catalysts for the reaction of isocyanate groups with active hydrogen containing groups; c) one or more fillers which do not enhance the formation of voids during curing; d) one or more fillers having basic character; and a cure accelerator comprising: e) one or more liquid carriers; f) water; and g) one or more paste forming agents. The one part adhesive composition may be used alone where ambient temperature and humidities afford reasonably rapid cure rates. The cure accelerator may be used when temperatures and/or humidities are sufficiently low such that the cure rate of the adhesive alone is not acceptable for a particular use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Huide D. Zhu, Daniel P. Sophiea, Matthew B. Feldpausch
  • Patent number: 9376574
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a multilayer coating film, which comprises steps of applying a waterborne intermediate coating composition on an electrodeposited coating film to form an intermediate coating film; applying a waterborne base coating composition on the intermediate coating film to form a base coating film; applying a clear coating composition on the base coating film to form a clear coating film; and simultaneously baking and curing the intermediate coating film, the base coating film applied thereon, and the clear coating film further applied thereon in order to form a multilayer coating film, wherein the waterborne intermediate coating composition comprises an emulsion of a hydroxyl group-containing acrylic resin comprising 27 to 65% by weight of a styrene monomer, wherein the emulsion has a water-tolerance within a range of from 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignees: NIPPON PAINT CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kouki Hayashi, Daichi Kato, Junya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 9221984
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an aqueous dispersion containing a colorant and a polyurethane dispersant, wherein the polyurethane dispersant is a polymer having a cross-linkable moiety, wherein the cross-linkable moiety is cross-linked, with a cross-linking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Xiaoqing Li, Charles T Berge, Christian Jackson, C Chad Roberts, Tristan Williams
  • Patent number: 9156981
    Abstract: Moisture-curable compositions are provided which comprises a moisture-curable silylated resin, a flexibilizer and at least one curing catalyst. The cured compositions possess enhanced elongation and tear properties, and are highly suitable for applications such as adhesives, sealants, coatings, gaskets, industrial rubber goods, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Fay-Oy Lim, Vikram Kumar, Martin Wusik
  • Publication number: 20150144486
    Abstract: A polymeric film composition and a non-enzymatic glucose sensor including the functional polymeric film are provided. The polymeric film composition includes polyurethane and perfluorosulfonic acid polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicants: INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH & INDUSTRY COOPERATION, PNU, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chulho CHO, Yoon-Bo SHIM, Jaehong KIM, Suntae JUNG, Seongje CHO, Jaegeol CHO
  • Patent number: 9037069
    Abstract: In a method for producing a cleaning blade, a first composition obtained by causing a reaction of diphenylmethane diisocyanate and a first aliphatic polyester polyol which has a number-average molecular weight of 2000 to 3500 and is used in an amount of 20 to 40 mol % relative to the diphenylmethane diisocyanate and a second composition containing a urethane rubber-synthesizing catalyst and a second aliphatic polyester polyol which has a number-average molecular weight of 2000 to 3500 and is the same as or different from the first aliphatic polyester polyol are mixed so that a relationship between a number of moles (MNCO [mol]) of an NCO group in the first composition and a number of moles (MOH [mol]) of an OH group in the second composition satisfies 0.05?MOH/MNCO?0.20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Watabe, Masaya Kawada, Tomohiro Tanoue
  • Publication number: 20150132248
    Abstract: Antimicrobial quaternized polyurethane materials and methods of forming and using the materials are disclosed. The quaternized polyurethane antimicrobial materials may be synthesized from one or more diisocyanates and one or more diols or triols. The quaternized polyurethane materials may be stand alone or coated onto other surfaces, such as medical devices, table tops, air/water filters, or the like to provided desired antimicrobial devices and surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventor: Daewon Park
  • Patent number: 9028343
    Abstract: The present invention provides a golf ball comprising a spherical core and at least one cover layer covering the spherical core, wherein the cover is formed from a polyurethane composition containing a polyurethane elastomer as a resin component, the polyurethane composition satisfying properties of rebound resilience of 54% or more and a shear loss modulus G? of 5.03×106 Pa or less when measured in a shear mode using a dynamic viscoelasticity measuring apparatus at the conditions of the temperature of 0° C., and the oscillation frequency of 10 Hz, and the spherical core has a hardness distribution that R2 of a linear approximate curve determined by a least-squares method is 0.95 or more, when plotting JIS-C hardness measured at a center, a surface and at intervals of 2.5 mm from the center of the spherical core, versus distances from the center of the spherical core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Dunlop Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Tarao, Kazuyoshi Shiga, Chiemi Mikura, Kazuhisa Fushihara
  • Patent number: 9018317
    Abstract: A method for producing a pigment dispersion composition having excellent image density, dispersibility, and storage stability, has high resolubility, and forms an ink film having excellent marker resistance and scratch resistance. The method includes bringing a pigment (I) having a surface acidic group and a basic compound (II) having two or more ammo groups selected from a primary amino group and a secondary amino group in its molecule, into contact with each other in an aqueous medium to prepare a pigment having an unreacted surface amino group, bringing the pigment into contact with a polyisocyanate polyurethane resin (III) having two or more isocyanate end groups so that the pigment and the polyisocyanate polyurethane resin are bonded via a urea bond to prepare a dispersion of a polyurethane resin-bonded pigment (A), and heating the dispersion of the polyurethane resin-bonded pigment (A) at 40 to 100° C. for 1 to 30 days.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Asami Takenaka, Shigehiro Tanaka, Yukari Ishibashi
  • Patent number: 9018319
    Abstract: A radical-curable hot-melt urethane resin composition includes 100 parts by mass of a hot-melt urethane (X) having a (meth)acryloyl group and 0.5 to 5.0 parts by mass of a radical polymerization initiator (Y), wherein the hot-melt urethane (X) is obtained by introducing, using a (meth)acrylate compound (D) having an active-hydrogen-containing group, a (meth)acryloyl group into a hot-melt urethane prepolymer (C) that has isocyanate groups at its terminals and is obtained by a reaction of a polyol (A) and an alicyclic polyisocyanate (B), the polyol (A) containing an aliphatic polycarbonate polyol (a1), an alicyclic polycarbonate polyol (a2), or an aliphatic polyether polyol (a3), in an amount of more than 50 mol % and 100 mol % or less of the total number of isocyanate groups of the urethane prepolymer (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshinori Kanagawa, Daichi Higuchi, Tamotsu Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 9012575
    Abstract: The present invention relates to epoxy group-terminated polymers of the formula (I). Said epoxy group-terminated polymers are suited extremely well as impact resistance modifiers, particularly in epoxy resin compositions. They are particularly suited for use in heat-curing epoxy resin adhesives. It has been found that such epoxy resin compositions not only have excellent mechanical properties and high glass transition temperatures, but also above all improved impact resistance properties, both at room temperature and at low temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Sika Technology AG
    Inventors: Jürgen Finter, Andreas Kramer
  • Publication number: 20150105602
    Abstract: A polymeric radiation-source with customized geometries to maximize receipt of radiation into treatment areas that is formed from either radioisotopes molecularly bonded to a polymer or radioisotopes encased within a polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: IP LIBERTY VISION CORPORATION
    Inventors: Paul T. FINGER, Toby WELLES, Jaime SIMON
  • Patent number: 9006375
    Abstract: A method for preparing a polyurethane elastomer, the method comprising mixing an isocyanate terminated prepolymer and a nitrogen-containing organic salt to form a prepolymer mixture and reacting the prepolymer in the prepolymer mixture with a methylenedianiline metal salt coordination complex chain extender to form the polyurethane elastome. The nitrogen-containing organic salt is selected from the group consisting of an ammonium salt, an imidazolium salt, a pyridinium salt, a pyrrolidinium salt, a piperidinium salt, and a morpholinium salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas R. Doyle, Mark P. Ferrandino, Ronald O. Rosenberg
  • Publication number: 20150083326
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses polyurethane adhesive compositions comprising aliphatic polycarbonate chains. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses polyurethane adhesives derived from aliphatic polycarbonate polyols and polyisocyanates wherein the polyol chains contain a primary repeating unit having a structure. In another aspect, the invention provides articles comprising the inventive polyurethane compositions as well as methods of making such compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2013
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Scott D. Allen, Vahid Sendijarevic, James O'Connor
  • Patent number: 8987405
    Abstract: A golf ball having an over-indexed thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer cover that may be cross-linked. The golf ball may have an outer cover layer and an inner cover layer. The 100% modulus of the outer cover layer is less than that of the inner cover layer providing a soft feeling when hit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasushi Ichikawa, Thomas J. Kennedy, III, Chen-Tai Liu, Chien-Hsin Chou, Hui-Kai Liao
  • Patent number: 8987374
    Abstract: The present invention provides a non-aqueous composition containing a particulate solid, an organic medium and a polyurethane dispersant having an essentially linear backbone and laterally attached solvent-solubilizing side chains of a polyester, a polyether, a polyacrylate or a polyolefin including mixtures of such side chains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Stuart Nicholas Richards, Andrew James Shooter
  • Patent number: 8980155
    Abstract: An over-indexed, optionally cross-linked thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer. Also, the method of making the elastomer, and articles, including golf balls, comprising the elastomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: NIKE, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasushi Ichikawa, Thomas J. Kennedy, III
  • Patent number: 8981005
    Abstract: Disclosed are coating compositions comprising polycarbodiimides having onium salt groups, as well as relating methods and coated substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony M. Chasser, Lawrence J. Fitzgerald, Venkateshwarlu Kalsani
  • Publication number: 20150064382
    Abstract: A composition includes 50 to 95 weight percent of a thermoplastic polyurethane, and 5 to 50 weight percent of a particulate engineering plastic. The particulate engineering plastic has a glass transition temperature or a crystalline melting point greater than or equal to 200° C. and includes a polyarylsulfone, a polyimide, a poly(phenylene sulfide), a semi-crystalline polyamide, or a combination thereof. Incorporation of the particulate engineering plastic into the thermoplastic polyurethane improves one or more of tensile strength, heat resistance, hardness, and char formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventor: Edward Norman Peters
  • Publication number: 20150064500
    Abstract: An aspect of the present invention relates to a composition, which is a composition for a magnetic recording medium and comprises an isocyanate compound in the form of an adduct of a polyhydroxyl compound having one or more aromatic carbon rings and three or more hydroxyl groups per molecule with a polyisocyanate having two or more isocyanate groups per molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihide AOSHIMA, Kazutoshi KATAYAMA
  • Patent number: 8962771
    Abstract: Elastomer composites are prepared by wetting particles of a natural or synthetic rubber with a liquid one-component moisture-curable resin composition and then exposing the wetted particles to moisture to cure the resin composition. The moisture-curable resin composition comprises (a) an isocyanate-terminated polyurethane prepolymer having an isocyanate content of from 0.5 to 12% by weight and (b) from 1 to 30%, based on the combined weight of components (a) and (b), of an epoxide or lactone compound having a molecular weight of from about 70 to about 1000 and which is miscible in the prepolymer at the relative proportions thereof that are present. In addition, the composition contains no more than 0.1% by weight of compounds having a primary or secondary amino group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Blndu Radhakrishnan, William Aaron Koonce
  • Publication number: 20150044458
    Abstract: Disclosed is a semi-hardened pressure sensitive adhesive film to be used in the semi-hardened state and having excellent printing step absorption properties. The adhesive film according to the present invention contains a radial polymer composition and a cationic polymer composition, and the radial polymer composition is primarily cross-linked to maintain the semi-hardened state. When applied onto a substrate through a printing step, the present invention has excellent step absorption properties and adhesion properties and excellent durability even under high-temperature and high-humidity conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Min-Seok Song, Chan-Oh Yoon, Eun-Kyung Park, Bu-Gi Jung, Jang-Soon Kim
  • Publication number: 20150025197
    Abstract: A process for preparing a reinforced and reactive thermoplastic composition having a continuous phase based on a thermoplastic polymer and dispersed therein is a discontinuous phase based on a reactive reinforcing agent that may be immiscible with the thermoplastic polymer is provided. A composition obtained by this process is also provided. The reinforcing agent is selected from the group consisting of epoxy resins, polyorganosiloxanes having SiH functional group(s), diisocyanates or polyisocyanates and mixtures thereof, comprises a grafting, a branching and/or a crosslinking, that are carried out in situ, by reactive compounding of these phases with a shear rate greater than 102 s?1, of the reinforcing agent onto the chain of the thermoplastic polymer, so that the discontinuous phase is dispersed homogeneously in the continuous phase in the form of nodules having a number-average size of less than 5 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: Hutchinson
    Inventors: Nicolas Garois, Philippe Sonntag, Gregory Martin, Matthieu Vatan, Jacques Drouvroy
  • Publication number: 20150025198
    Abstract: The invention relates to surface modifying macromolecules (SMMs) having high degradation temperatures and their use in the manufacture of articles made from base polymers which require high temperature processing. The surface modifier is admixed with the base polymer to impart alcohol and water repellency properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: Interface Biologics Inc.
    Inventors: Sanjoy MULLICK, Weilun CHANG, Alexandra PIOTROWICZ, Jeannette HO, Richard WITMEYER
  • Patent number: 8936744
    Abstract: There are provided a fluorine-containing photocurable resin composition and a method of preparing a mold comprising the same and more particularly, a photocurable resin composition having chemical resistance, mechanical properties and high transmittance, etc. as well as being easily wetted with and released from thermosetting or photocurable resins for pattern formation regardless of additional surface treatment, as opposed to the existing polymer resin materials used for resin molds, and a method of preparing a resin mold using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Dongjin Semichem Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-won Yoo, Byung-uk Kim, Un-yong Kim, Eun-jin Kwak
  • Publication number: 20150017435
    Abstract: A composition including at least one curable structural adhesive, and at least one chemically crosslinked elastomer on the bases of a silane-functional polymer, wherein the elastomer is in the form of an interpenetrating polymer network in the structural adhesive. The composition can be used to form a shape-memory material and is suitable for reinforcing cavities in structural components such as, for example, in automobile bodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG
    Inventors: Rui XU-RABL, Matthias Gössi, Jürgen Finter
  • Patent number: 8933146
    Abstract: The present invention describes the preparation of an aqueous polyurethane dispersion which is cured by radiation, and its use as binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Bayer MaterialScience AG
    Inventors: Stefan Sommer, Richard Kopp, Harald Blum, Christoph Irle, Jan Weikard, Erhard Luehmann
  • Publication number: 20150005443
    Abstract: The present invention provides curable compositions comprising non-tin metal catalysts that accelerate the condensation curing of moisture-curable silicones/non-silicones. In particular, the present invention provides bismuth(III) sulfonate complexes that are particularly suitable as replacements for organotin in sealant and RTV formulations. In one embodiment, the present invention provides bismuth (III) camphorsulfonate and bismuth(III) methanesulfonate complexes. Further, these bismuth(III) sulfonate complexes are comparable or superior to organotin such as DBTDL, exhibit certain behavior in the presence of components that allow for tuning or adjusting the cure characteristics of the present compositions, and provide good adhesion and storage stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventor: Christopher Byrne