Mixed With Nitrogen-containing Reactant Or Polymer Therefrom Patents (Class 525/467)
  • Patent number: 10155845
    Abstract: The disclosure concerns a polymer derived from melt extrusion of (i) 80 to 95 wt % polycarbonate; said polycarbonate having and endcap level of 45% to 80% and a branching level of 300-5,000 m comprising the following branching structures: (ii) 4.9 to 20 wt % polymethyl methacrylate; and (iii) 0.1 to 1.5 wt % of catalyst; wherein the polymer is transparent, and wherein transesterification occurs with at least a portion of the polycarbonate and the polymethyl methacrylate during melt extrusion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Helena Varela Rizo, Ignacio Vic Fernandez, David Del Agua Hernandez
  • Patent number: 8969489
    Abstract: The invention is a thermosetting coating composition comprised of an aliphatic polycarbonate resin and a cross linker. The aliphatic polycarbonate resins are derived from hydroxyl containing compounds including 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol (TMCD) and 1,4-cyclohexane dimethanol (CHDM). The coatings made of these polycarbonates exhibit exceptional toughness; they possess a high degree of hardness while maintaining a high level of flexibility/impact resistance. These polycarbonate resins also exhibited better hydrolytic stability as compared to their polyester counterparts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Jianhui Zhou, Angela Jones Johnson
  • Publication number: 20150045515
    Abstract: A method for preparing and resulting articles of manufacture comprising a substrate having a surface, a bulk beneath the surface, and a grafted polymer layer on the substrate surface, the substrate surface and the grafted polymer layer, in combination, constituting a modified surface having a fibrinogen adsorption of less than about 125 ng/cm2 in a fibrinogen binding assay in which the modified surface is incubated for 60 minutes at 37° C. in 70 ?g/mL fibrinogen derived from human plasma containing 1.4 ?g/mL I-125 radiolabeled fibrinogen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Jun LI, Zheng ZHANG, Chad C. HUVAL, Michael A. BOUCHARD, Christopher R. LOOSE, Arthur J. COURY
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20140352904
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide for paper mill equipment that can better withstand the conditions of a paper Mill. Embodiments encompass paper mill equipment that incorporate a polyurethane layer having a hysteresis value of less than 70% and a permanent set of less than 30%. The polyurethane layer includes a polyurethane produced by curing a mixed composition. The mixed composition includes at least a urethane prepolymer (A) and at least a curing agent (B) having an active hydrogen group (H). The urethane prepolymer (A) has at least one terminal isocyanate group and is obtained by reacting at least a polyisocyanate compound (a) with at least a polycarbonate diol compound (b) having a number average molecular weight of at least 1500 g/mol. The curing agent (B) includes at least an amine compound. The elastomer compositions are also useful to coat the acid pickling roller in the steel industry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Harpreet Singh, William H. Heath, Amarnath Singh, Asfar N. Chowdhury, Marcin Grigoriew, Kaoru Aou
  • Patent number: 8841387
    Abstract: Provided is a method for improving thermal stability of polypropylene carbonate and, more particularly, a method of end capping a molecular chain of polypropylene carbonate using a urethane group by adding isocyanates or diisocyanates to a polypropylene carbonate resin, which may optionally be a mixture containing tertiary polyol, so as to delay thermal degradation of the polypropylene carbonate at a high temperature, thereby securing desired thermal stability. Especially, the method capable of being easily applied to reactive extrusion after preparing the polypropylene carbonate has been proposed, thus simplifying production processes and ensuring economical advantages. Moreover, the above method does not deteriorate transparency and specific smoke density characteristics at combustion, which are advantages of the polypropylene carbonate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: SK Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: SeungGweon Hong, JaeYoung Park, HyeLim Kim, Kwang Jin Chung, Myung Ahn Ok
  • Patent number: 8784990
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition based on polyalkylene carbonate for use as an adhesive film composition for glass lamination, and more particularly, to a resin composition in which a plasticizer and isocyanate are added to polypropylene carbonate or polyethylene carbonate as polyalkylene carbonate to introduce a urethane group. As such, the resin composition of the present invention can improve an adhesive strength by addition of isocyanate, and secure flexibility by using the plasticizer. In particular, an adhesive sheet based on polyalkylene carbonate can decompose a polymer laminate layer through simple heat treatment to fully collect glass when defects of glass lamination are generated, thereby reducing the loss of glass due to process failure, be stable to moisture so that transport, storage, and use thereof are not limited, and perform lamination even at a lower process temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: SK Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: JaeYoung Park, SeungGweon Hong, HyeLim Kim, KwangJin Chung, MyungAhn Ok
  • Publication number: 20140199524
    Abstract: The present invention provides polyurethanes including a reaction product of components including: (a) at least one isocyanate functional prepolymer including a reaction product of: (1) about 1 equivalent of at least one polyisocyanate; and (2) about 0.01 to about 0.5 equivalent of at least one polycarbonate polyol; and (b) about 0.01 to about 1 equivalent of at least one branched polyol having at least 3 hydroxyl groups; compositions, coatings and articles made therefrom and methods of making the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Publication date: July 17, 2014
    Applicant: PPG INDUSTRIES OHIO, INC.
    Inventor: Thomas G. Rukavina
  • Publication number: 20140193453
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions, and related compounds and methods, of conjugates of immunomodulatory agents and polymers or unit(s) thereof. The conjugates may be contained within synthetic nanocarriers, and the immunomodulatory agents may be released from the synthetic nanocarriers in a pH sensitive manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: SELECTA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
    Inventors: CHARLES ZEPP, GRAYSON B. LIPFORD, YUN GAO, LLOYD JOHNSTON, FEN-NI FU, MARK J. KEEGAN, SAM BALDWIN
  • Publication number: 20140142256
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a supramolecular polymer comprising 1-50 4H-units, said supramolecular polymer being obtainable by reacting at least one monomeric building block with a prepolymer. The present invention further relates to articles or compositions comprising the supramolecular polymer, in particular articles or compositions selected from the group consisting of decorative, thermo-reversible, or self-healing coatings, adhesive compositions, sealing compositions, thickeners, gelators and binders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: SupraPolix B.V.
    Inventors: Gaby Maria Leonarda HOORNE-VAN GEMERT, Henricus Marie JANSSEN, Egbert Willem MEIJER, Anton Willem BOSMAN
  • Patent number: 8686107
    Abstract: A polycarbonate diol comprising repeating units represented by the following formula (A) and a terminal hydroxy group, 60-100 mol % of the repeating units represented by the formula (A) being repeating units represented by the following formula (B) or (C). The amount of the repeating units represented by the formula (B) is 60-100 mol % based on the total amount of the repeating units represented by the formula (A). The polycarbonate diol has a terminal primary OH ratio of 95% or higher. (A) (In the formula, R represents a C2-12 divalent aliphatic or alicyclic hydrocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuo Masubuchi, Eizaburo Ueno
  • Patent number: 8686090
    Abstract: The thermosetting, non-polymeric coating composition includes at least one monomeric material having a plurality of carbamate and/or urea groups, at least one crosslinker reactive with the at least one monomeric material, and a sag control agent that is a crystalline reaction product of an amine and an isocyanate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: BASF Coatings GmbH
    Inventors: Marvin L. Green, Swaminathan Ramesh, Walter H. Ohrbom
  • Patent number: 8637157
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are novel copolycarbonates containing repeating units A and B respectively of the formulae: (A) —[R1OC(?O)O]—, and (B) —[(R2O)n-C(?O)—O]—, wherein the molar ratio of units (A) to units (B) is in the range of from about 9:1 to about 1:9, and wherein R1 is a divalent C8 to C12 alicyclic group, and R2 is ethylene or propylene, and n is an integer ranging from 4 to 40. Also disclosed are silicone hardcoat compositions containing the copolycarbonates and their derivatives. Upon cure, these silicone hardcoat compositions exhibit improved flexibility as compared to that of the conventional hardcoats while at the same time maintain the abrasion resistance of conventional silicone hardcoats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Christoph Hilgers, Anantharaman Dhanabalen, Narayana Padmanabha Iyer, Shayne Joseph Landon
  • Publication number: 20140023866
    Abstract: The present invention provides polyurethanes including a reaction product of components including: (a) about 1 equivalent of at least one polyisocyanate; (b) about 0.05 to about 1 equivalents of at least one branched polyol having 4 to 18 carbon atoms and at least 3 hydroxyl groups; (c) about 0.01 to about 0.3 equivalents of at least one polycarbonate diol; and (d) about 0.1 to about 0.9 equivalents of at least one polyol different from the branched polyol and having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, wherein the reaction product components are essentially free of polyether polyol and the reaction components are maintained at a temperature of at least about 100° C. for at least about 10 minutes; compositions, coatings and articles made therefrom and methods of making the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2012
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventor: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20130217806
    Abstract: The subject matter of the present invention relates to a blend comprising an epoxy resin, a cyclic carbonate, and a hardener comprising a polyalkoxypolyamine, another amine, and a catalyst, to a process for producing said blend, to the use of the blend of the invention for producing cured epoxy resin, and also to an epoxy resin cured with the blend of the invention, and in particular to fiber-reinforced cured epoxy resins for use in rotor blades for wind turbines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Inventors: Lionel Gehringer, Gregor Daun, Michael Henningsen, Rainer Klopsch, Olivier Fleischel
  • Publication number: 20130186292
    Abstract: Disclosed is a resin composition for a flexographic printing plate, comprising (Component A) a binder resin and (Component B) a compound represented by Formula (1) and/or Formula (2), Component B being contained at 1 to 50 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of Component A, wherein in Formulae (1) and (2) R1 and R4 independently denote a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R2 and R5 independently denote a divalent organic group having 1 to 20 carbons, and R3 and R6 independently denote a monovalent organic group having 1 to 20 carbons, R3 and R6 not comprising an ethylenically unsaturated group, a dialkoxysilyl group, or a trialkoxysilyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2013
    Publication date: July 25, 2013
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fujifilm Corporation
  • Patent number: 8445600
    Abstract: The present invention provides a crosslinking agent which is excellent in processing characteristics and crosslinking performance, and is capable of preventing staining of a molded product upon molding in a metal mold which tends to be induced when using the crosslinking agent together with a triallyl isocyanurate. The crosslinking agent of the present invention comprises an isocyanurate derivative represented by the following general formula (I): wherein R1 and R2 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a methyl group or an ethyl group; R4 to R13 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R3 is a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms which may have a substituent group; and n is an integer of 1 or 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: Nippon Kasei Chemical Company Limited
    Inventor: Mabuko Yamaura
  • Publication number: 20130109817
    Abstract: A modified polymer is provided herein, the modified polymer having the following formula: in which W1, W2, W3, W4, W5, W6, Z1, Z2, Z3, Z4, Z5, Z9?, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, n1, n2, n3, n4, n5, and n6? are defined herein. The modified polymer is useful for delivering a polynucleotide to the cytoplasm of a selected tissue type or cell type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2013
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Applicant: MERSANA THERAPEUTICS, INC.
    Inventor: MERSANA THERAPEUTICS, INC.
  • Publication number: 20130109804
    Abstract: A novel polycarbonate diol is useful as a raw material for producing a polycarbonate diol-based polyurethane with a high degree of hardness, superior abrasion resistance, and superior hydrophilicity. The polyurethane is useful in paints, coating agents, synthetic leathers, artificial leathers, and highly-functional elastomers, or the like. The polycarbonate diol is also useful for producing an active-energy radiation curable polymer composition giving a cured film having superior contamination resistance and high degree of hardness. The curable polymer composition contains a urethane(meth)acrylate oligomer obtained from the polycarbonate diol. The polycarbonate diol is obtained, for example, by reacting two specific types of diols with diester carbonate in the presence of a transesterification catalyst. The catalyst has a metal of Group 1 or 2 on the periodic table. A metal content of the transesterification catalyst is 100 weight ppm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2012
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Patent number: 8426532
    Abstract: Methods of forming polycarbonate graft copolymers are provided. In particular, a polycarbonate polymer or copolymer containing allyl groups provides the backbone for the graft copolymer, and pendant chains are attached to the copolymer through the allyl groups. The graft copolymers exhibit a combination of high transparency, good graft levels, good scratch resistance, and/or good anti-fog properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Rubin Huang, Andre van Zyl, Jan Pleun Lens, Theodorus Lambertus Hoeks, Hans-Peter Brack, Jan Henk Kamps
  • Publication number: 20130023625
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide for a polycarbonate polyol including the reaction product of at least one polyol composition and a carbonate. The polycarbonate is one of an amorphous liquid and an amorphous solid at room temperature. The polyol composition includes at least one of a mixture of 1,3-cyclohexanedimethanol and 1,4-cyclohexanedimethanol in a weight ratio from about 60:40 to about 5:95 and a polyol derived from a natural oil fatty acid or natural oil fatty acid methyl ester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Steven Montgomery, Shawn Brown, Mark F. Sonnenschein, Paul Foley, Phillip S. Athey, Juan Carlos Medina, John N. Argyropoulos, Benjamin L. Wendt, Cecile Boyer
  • Publication number: 20120251941
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polycarbonate of number average molecular weight from 500 to 10000, glass transition point from 30 to 80° C. and hydroxyl group value of 30 mg KOH/g or less and the use of said polycarbonate in a urethane modified resin used as an ingredient for the production of a toner or a developer for electronic copying purposes. The present invention also relates to a urethane modified resin obtainable by the reaction of a polymer mixture comprising a polycarbonate according to any of claims 1 to 5 and a polycondensed resin of glass transition point from 10 to 60° C. and hydroxyl group value from 20 to 100 mg KOH/g with a polyfunctional isocyanate compound wherein the ratio of polycarbonate and polycondensed resin is from 20:80 to 80:20 by weight and the molar ratio of isocyanate groups in the polyisocyanate compound to hydroxyl groups in the polymer mixture is between 0.4 to 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2010
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Fujii, Hiroyasu Kanno, Torii Yoshinori, Ema Kenji
  • Publication number: 20120219802
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are novel copolycarbonates containing repeating units A and B respectively of the formulae: (A)—[R1OC(?O)O]—, and (B)—[(R2O)n-C(?O)—O]—, wherein the molar ratio of units (A) to units (B) is in the range of from about 9:1 to about 1:9, and wherein R1 is a divalent C8 to C12 alicyclic group, and R2 is ethylene or propylene, and n is an integer ranging from 4 to 40. Also disclosed are silicone hardcoat compositions containing the copolycarbonates and their derivatives. Upon cure, these silicone hardcoat compositions exhibit improved flexibility as compared to that of the conventional hardcoats while at the same time maintain the abrasion resistance of conventional silicone hardcoats.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Christoph Hilgers, Anantharaman Dhanabalan, Narayana Padmanabha Iyer, Shayne Joseph Landon
  • Patent number: 8236367
    Abstract: The method comprises chemical modification of an optionally metallized polymer surface, for example a polycarbonate surface or a polymethacryllate surface functionalized with amino groups, said surfaces being optionally metallized, by treating said polymer surface with a mercaptoalkanoic acid or the salts or derivates thereof. The surfaces obtained by said method may be used as solid supports for immobilizing biomolecules, such as nucleic acids, proteins or membranes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
    Inventors: María del Carmen Bañuls Polo, Francisco García Piñón, Ángel Maquieira Catalá, Rosa Puchades Pla
  • Publication number: 20120165479
    Abstract: Provided is a method for improving thermal stability of polypropylene carbonate and, more particularly, a method of end capping a molecular chain of polypropylene carbonate using a urethane group by adding isocyanates or diisocyanates to a polypropylene carbonate resin, which may optionally be a mixture containing tertiary polyol, so as to delay thermal degradation of the polypropylene carbonate at a high temperature, thereby securing desired thermal stability. Especially, the method capable of being easily applied to reactive extrusion after preparing the polypropylene carbonate has been proposed, thus simplifying production processes and ensuring economical advantages. Moreover, the above method does not deteriorate transparency and specific smoke density characteristics at combustion, which are advantages of the polypropylene carbonate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: SK INNOVATION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: SeungGweon Hong, JaeYoung Park, HyeLim Kim, Kwang Jin Chung, Myung Ahn Ok
  • Publication number: 20120068115
    Abstract: Disclosed are random copoly(phosphonate carbonate)s with the high molecular weight and narrow molecular weight distribution exhibiting a superior combination of properties compared to prior art.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Publication date: March 22, 2012
    Applicants: BAYER MATERIAL SCIENCE AG, FRX POLYMERS, INC.
    Inventors: Dieter FREITAG, Pin GO, Lawino KAGUMBA, Stephan KONRAD, Helmut-Werner HEUER, Berit KRAUTER, Pieter OOMS, Michael PREIN, Johann RECHNER
  • Publication number: 20120071577
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of 2,5-diisocyanato-1,4:3,6-dianhydro-2,5-dideoxy-D-manitol (I), 2,5-diisocyanato-1,4:3,6-dianhydro-2,5-dideoxy-D-glucitol (II), and/or 2,5-diisocyanato-1,4:3,6-dianhydro-2,5-dideoxy-L-iditol (III).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2010
    Publication date: March 22, 2012
    Applicant: EVONIK DEGUSSA GmbH
    Inventors: Jan Pfeffer, Martina Ortelt, Emmanouil Spyrou, Thomas Haas, Uwe Korek, Harald Schmidt, Uwe Dingerdissen
  • Publication number: 20120031556
    Abstract: Embodiments according to the present invention relate to sacrificial polymer compositions that include polycarbonate polymers having repeat units derived from stereospecific polycyclic 2,3-diol monomers. The sacrificial polymer compositions also include an acid generator that is selected from at least one photoacid generator and/or at least one thermal acid generator. In addition, embodiments according to the present invention relate to a method of forming a structure that includes a three-dimensional space interposed between a substrate and an overcoat layer, and a method of temporarily bonding first and second substrates together, which make use of the polycarbonate polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2011
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: Promerus LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Bell, Robert A. Shick, Leah Langsdorf, Keitaro Seto, W. C. Peter Tsang
  • Publication number: 20120021345
    Abstract: Provided is to provide a photoelectric conversion device including an organic compound layer which contains polymer (a) having partial structures represented by the following formulae (1) and (2) respectively. In the formula, R1, R2, R3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, X and Y each independently represent a divalent organic group having from 1 to 20 carbon atoms, a represents 0 or 1, and CT represents an organic group having a charge transportable skeleton.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2011
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsumi NUKADA, Wataru YAMADA, Takatsugu DOI
  • Patent number: 8088400
    Abstract: An alcohol-soluble, water-insoluble, disinfectant composition and a method of using the same for disinfecting and for providing a prolonged antimicrobial property to a variety of surfaces, including skin. The composition comprises an antimicrobial polymer that is capable of imparting an antimicrobial property to a surface without the use of a metal or metal-containing compound. The composition is applied to a surface and allowed to evaporate leaving a coating of antimicrobial polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2012
    Assignee: Quick-Med Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: William Toreki, Gerald Olderman
  • Publication number: 20110288243
    Abstract: Disclosed are novel carbonate block copolymers and methods of making the same. Some carbonate block copolymers include oligomeric carbonate blocks bonded to one or more silicon-containing non-carbonate block, wherein the silicon-containing non-carbonate block is comprised of a diamine moiety and the carbonate block is joined to the silicon-containing non-carbonate block through a urethane group. Other carbonate block copolymers include oligomeric carbonate blocks bonded to one or more non-silicon-containing non-carbonate block, wherein the non-silicon-containing non-carbonate block is comprised of a diamine moiety and the carbonate block is joined to the non-silicon-containing non-carbonate block through a urethane group. The carbonate block may include Bisphenol-A moieties. The diamine from which either the silicon-containing or non-silicon-containing non-carbonate block is derived may be primary, secondary or tertiary.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2011
    Publication date: November 24, 2011
    Inventors: Guenter A. Jueptner, David H. Bank, John O. Osby, Jozef J. Van Dun, Theo Dingemans, Arkadiusz Kotlewski
  • Publication number: 20110281048
    Abstract: Disclosed is a resin composition for disposable resin molded product, and a disposable resin molded product that enables preparation of a disposable resin molded product not only maintaining excellent mechanical properties but also having biodegradability entailing an environment-friendly feature. The resin composition for disposable resin molded product comprises a polyalkylene carbonate resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Publication date: November 17, 2011
    Inventors: Sung-Cheol Yoon, Ho-Yeul Choi, Seung-Young Park, Byoung-Yun Kim, Jung-Eun Kim, In-Su Lee
  • Patent number: 8013102
    Abstract: The present invention aims to improve spin performance and abrasion resistance for a golf ball having a cover using a nonionic polyurethane as a resin component. The golf ball of the present invention is a golf ball including a core and a cover covering the core and in which the cover contains a nonionic polyurethane as a resin component and the nonionic polyurethane has a hard segment content of 24.5% to 34.7% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignees: Katsuji Matsunaga, SRI Sports Limited
    Inventors: Katsuji Matsunaga, Kazuyoshi Shiga, Takeshi Asakura, Mikio Yamada
  • Patent number: 7915373
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball which is even more excellent in abrasion-resistance, durability and moldability by using a polyurethane ionomer having a novel structure as a base resin of a cover. The golf ball of the present invention has a cover, and the cover comprises, as a base resin, a polyurethane ionomer containing a polycarbonate polyol as a constitutional component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: SRI Sports Limited
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Shiga, Takeshi Asakura
  • Patent number: 7879953
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a medical device and a method of forming the medical device. The medical device comprises a coating comprising a type-one polymer and a type-two polymer. The type-one polymer comprises at least two different blocks, at least one L1 block with the formula ; and at least one L2 block with the formula Medical devices comprising these polymers, mixtures of these polymers with therapeutic agents, and methods of making these polymers and mixtures are within the scope of this disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.
    Inventor: Stephen D. Pacetti
  • Publication number: 20100324230
    Abstract: A hydroxy compound is provided whereby a polyurethane excellent in elongation property can be produced. A hydroxy compound represented by the formula B-Am, wherein A is a univalent group which has a terminal hydroxy group and a carbonate chain composed of an ether unit produced by ring-opening of a monoepoxide and a carbonyloxy unit [—OC(O)—] linked to each other, and B is a m-valent residue produced by removing all hydroxy groups from a polycarbonate having m hydroxy groups at the terminals, provided that —O—R— in the repeating unit [—OC(O)—O—R—] of the polycarbonate is an ether unit other than an ether unit produced by ring-opening of a monoepoxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2010
    Publication date: December 23, 2010
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasuyuki SASAO, Chitoshi Suzuki, Tomeyoshi Ohori
  • Patent number: 7772334
    Abstract: A crosslinker for polymerizing a film-forming material including an alkyl or aromatic compound comprising at least two functional groups reactive with a film-forming resin and at least one pendent group having a nonionic metal coordinating structure. Coating compositions can include a film-forming material and the crosslinker. The coating compositions can be used to coat a substrate, such as a metal substrate. Applied coating layers on substrates can be cured to form coating films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2010
    Assignee: BASF Coatings GmbH
    Inventors: Timothy S. December, Sergio Gonzalez, Günther Ott, Karl-Heinz Grosse-Brinkhaus
  • Publication number: 20100197806
    Abstract: The invention provides a method comprising the steps of (i) reacting a water-soluble and non-peptidic polymer having two or more terminal hydroxyl groups with di(1-benzotriazolyl)carbonate to form a water-soluble and non-peptidic polymer having two or more 1-benzotriazolylcarbonate ester groups; and (ii) reacting the water-soluble and non-peptidic polymer having two or more 1-benzotriazolylcarbonate ester groups with a water-soluble and non-peptidic polymer having three or more primary amino groups under conditions effective to form a cross-linked polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2010
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Applicant: Nektar Therapeutics
    Inventor: Antoni Kozlowski
  • Patent number: 7652083
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition comprises a polycarbonate having repeating structural carbonate units of the formula (1): wherein at least 60 percent of the total number of R1 groups contain aromatic organic groups and the balance thereof are aliphatic, alicyclic, or aromatic groups; and wherein the polycarbonate comprises terminal groups derived from reaction with a cyanophenol of the formula wherein Y is a halogen, C1-3 alkyl group, C1-3 alkoxy group, C7-12 arylalkyl, C7-12 alkylaryl, or nitro group, y is 0 to 4, and c is 1 to 5, provided that y+c is 1 to 5; a branching agent; and a flame retardant. The compositions are useful in the manufacture of a wide variety of parts, particularly those having a thin wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2010
    Assignee: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventor: Brian D. Mullen
  • Patent number: 7547749
    Abstract: In various embodiments the present invention comprises 2,4,6-trisubstituted-1,3,5-triazine capping agents comprising one, two, or three leaving groups as substituents with any remaining substituents being essentially inert to reaction with a nucleophilic group on a polymer or monomer, or reactive with a nucleophilic group on a polymer or monomer at a slower rate than any leaving group. The invention also comprises polymers or monomers with nucleophilic groups capped with a triazine moiety. Still other embodiments of the invention comprise processes for capping nucleophilic groups in a polymer or monomer which comprises combining and reacting the polymer or monomer with a triazine-comprising capping agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2009
    Assignee: SABIC Innovative Platics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Sterling Bruce Brown, Hans-Peter Brack, James Anthony Cella, Dennis Karlik
  • Patent number: 7449506
    Abstract: A flame retardant polycarbonate resin composition comprises 100 parts by weight of a polycarbonate resin (A), 0.01 to 3 parts by weight of a silicone compound (B) having a branched chain structure and organic functional groups, wherein said organic functional groups comprise (I) aromatic groups or (ii) aromatic groups and hydrocarbon groups (excluding aromatic groups), 0.5 to 20 parts by weight of a phosphazene compound (C), 0.01 to 2 parts by weight of an organometallic salt (D) and 0.01 to 2 parts by weight of a fiber-forming type fluorine-containing polymer (E). 5 to 25 parts byweight of titanium oxide (F) and 0.05 to 2 parts by weight of a poly(organo hydrogen sioxane) (G), per 100 parts by weight of a polycarbonate resin (A), may be further added.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2008
    Assignee: Sumitomo Dow Limited
    Inventor: Ichiro Sato
  • Patent number: 7390857
    Abstract: Crosslinkable polymeric materials are disclosed useful for the temporal stabilization of a poling-induced noncentrosymmetric host lattice containing guest nonlinear optical chromophores. The materials are also suitable as crosslinkable coatings in the absence of chromophores. Also disclosed is a method of crosslinking such polymeric material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2008
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: James Anthony Cella, Daniel Gerard Colombo, Christopher James Kapusta
  • Patent number: 7368169
    Abstract: Compounds exhibiting angiogenic properties incorporating the structure of Formula I: R3—NH—NH—C(?O)—R2—P—R1 ??(I) wherein P is a water-soluble, biodegradable polymer, R1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy or —R2—C(?O)—NH—NH—R3; each R2 is independently —CH2—, —NH— or O; and each R3 is independently hydrogen or a residue of a naturally occurring alpha-L-amino acid or dipeptide thereof. Polymer networks crosslinked with hydrazide compounds are also disclosed, together with implantable medical devices incorporating the compounds and crosslinked polymers, and angiogenesis-promoting treatment methods, including wound-treatment methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2008
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    Inventors: Joachim B. Kohn, Kristen S. Labazzo, Durgadas Bolikal
  • Patent number: 7365124
    Abstract: A polymer blend consisting essentially of at least one thermoplastic polymer, and a polymer comprising structural units derived from a 2-hydrocarbyl-3,3-bis(4-hydroxyaryl)phthalimidine is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2008
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Veeraraghavan Srinivasan, Chandrashekhar Lingannaiah, Anantharaman Dhanabalan
  • Patent number: 7288608
    Abstract: A thiol-ene polymeric material is disclosed. The material is produced by the photopolymerization of reactants having thiol and olefin moieties. The material can incorporate encapsulated components, including cells. Additionally, the material can be derivatized by reacting the polymeric material with components such as proteins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Assignee: Regents of the University of Colorado
    Inventors: Christopher Bowman, Kristi Anseth, Bilge Hacioglu, Charlie Nuttelman
  • Patent number: 7235611
    Abstract: In various embodiments the present invention comprises 2,4,6-trisubstituted-1,3,5-triazine capping agents comprising one, two, or three leaving groups as substituents with any remaining substituents being essentially inert to reaction with a nucleophilic group on a polymer or monomer, or reactive with a nucleophilic group on a polymer or monomer at a slower rate than any leaving group. The invention also comprises polymers or monomers with nucleophilic groups capped with a triazine moiety. Still other embodiments of the invention comprise processes for capping nucleophilic groups in a polymer or monomer which comprises combining and reacting the polymer or monomer with a triazine-comprising capping agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2007
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Sterling Bruce Brown, Hans Peter Brack, James Anthony Cella, Dennis Karlik
  • Patent number: 7160973
    Abstract: A composition comprising a reaction product of a diisocyanate, a chain extension agent having at least difunctional reactivity with an isocyanate, and a material comprising a blend of i) a primary carbamate material having at least one functional group reactive with an isocyanate and at least one primary carbamate group or a group convertible to a primary carbamate group, and ii) a reaction product of the primary carbamate material with an extending agent, wherein at least one of i) the isocyanate groups of the diisocyanate have a different reactivity in relation to each other, and ii) at least two of the groups with reactivity with an isocyanate on the chain extension agent have a different reactivity in relation to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2007
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Walter H. Ohrbom, Craig S. Schang, Joanne Casale, Thaddeus J. Lepkowski
  • Patent number: 7098274
    Abstract: A golf ball comprising at least one thermoplastic, thermoset, castable, or millable material formed from a composition comprising at least one telechelic polycarbonate copolymer formed from at least one polyol telechelic and at least one carbonate-forming compound; wherein the polyol telechelic is a dimer diol having a structure of: where R is the same or different moieties chosen from hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, aralkyl, alicyclic, cycloalkyl, and alkoxy groups; x+y?8; and m+n?8; and wherein the dimer diol is mixed with at least one C3 to C12 aliphatic polyol before being reacted to the carbonate-forming compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2006
    Assignee: Acushnet Company
    Inventors: Shenshen Wu, Shawn Ricci
  • Patent number: 7026423
    Abstract: A silicon-based polycarbonate of formula (I): wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R8 and R9 are the same or different and selected from hydrogen or an optionally substituted straight chain, branched or cyclic, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon radical; R7 is a divalent linking group or an optionally substituted straight chain, branched or cyclic, saturated or unsaturated by hydrocarbon radical; A is an endcapping group; n, y and z are integers of 0 or more; and x is an integer of 0 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2006
    Assignee: Aortech Biomaterials Pty Ltd.
    Inventors: Pathiraja A. Gunatillake, Gordon Francis Meijs
  • Patent number: 6914115
    Abstract: Polyurethane powder coating compositions containing uretdione groups and curing at low temperatures are provided, along with processes for preparing such compositions, and their use as powder coatings, wherein the compositions generally contain: A) a uretdione-containing powder coating hardener derived from aliphatic, (cyclo)aliphatic, cycloaliphatic or aromatic polyisocyanates and hydroxyl-containing compounds, and having a melting point from 40 to 130° C., a free NCO content of less than 5% by weight, and a uretdione content of 6-18% by weight; B) a hydroxyl-containing polymer having a melting point from 40 to 130° C., and an OH number between 20 and 200 mg KOH/gram, and C) a catalyst of the formula [NR1R2R3R4]+[R5]?, in which R1-R4 simultaneously, or independently of one another, are alkyl, aryl, aralkyl, heteroaryl or alkoxyalkyl radicals, and each R1-R4 is aromatic, linear or branched, unbridged or bridged with other radicals, R1-R4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2005
    Assignee: Degussa AG
    Inventors: Emmanouil Spyrou, Holger Loesch, Andreas Wenning