Mixture Contains Solid Polymer Derived From Reactant Containing Carboxylic Acid Group Patents (Class 525/78)
  • Patent number: 10316127
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a multistage polymer, its composition, its process of preparation, and its use as impact modifier in thermoplastic compositions. More particularly the present invention relates to a process for manufacturing a polymer composition comprising a multistage polymer and its use as impact modifier in thermoplastic compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Christophe Navarro, Aline O. Couffin, Rosangela Pirri, Frederic Malet
  • Patent number: 9708483
    Abstract: The invention relates to thermoplastic moulding materials based on acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, comprising a SAN-polymer matrix and a graft copolymer, structured from an agglomerated butadiene rubber-graft base and a SAN-graft envelope. The agglomerated graft base has a bimodal particle size distribution of a fraction x) of non-agglomerated particles having a d50-value in the range from 80 to 120 nm and a fraction y) of agglomerated particles having a d50-value in the range from 350 to 550 nm and a polydispersity U of less than 0.28. The invention further relates to a method for producing the graft copolymer, wherein an acrylate copolymer having a polydispersity U of less than 0.27 and a d50-value of 100 to 150 nm is used for agglomeration. The invention further relates to the use of thermoplastic moulding materials for producing moulded parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Norbert Niessner, SangJun Ahn, Roland Walker, Michel Pepers, Brian J. Banaszak, Johannes Barth, Gisbert Michels, Florian Patcas, YoungHwa Hwang, Rudy Verstraeten
  • Patent number: 9539792
    Abstract: A vulcanization-adhered laminate is constituted by a structure where a fluororubber layer and a synthetic rubber-containing layer are tightly adhered by vulcanization by vulcanization, and the synthetic rubber layer prior to the vulcanization-adhesion includes organic peroxide, silica, organic phosphonium salt, maleic anhydride-modified polybutadiene, and magnesium oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: NICHIRIN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Higashika, Takaaki Nomura, Keizo Saga, Shin-ichiro Goto
  • Patent number: 9328271
    Abstract: An adhesive resin composition, including: a base resin which comprises (A) 30-90 parts by weight of a modified ethylene-olefin copolymer, and (B) 70-10 parts by weight of a styrene thermoplastic elastomer, provided that (A)+(B) equals 100 parts by weight; and (C) a tackifier in an amount of 30-60 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the base resin, the modified ethylene-olefin copolymer being one which has been graft-modified with (a) an unsaturated carboxylic acid or a derivative thereof and (b) an aromatic vinyl monomer, comprises 0.1%-5% by weight of (a) the unsaturated carboxylic acid or the derivative thereof, and has a melting point peak in a range of 100-150° C. with an enthalpy of crystal fusion of 0.5-10 J/g as determined by DSC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Okada, Takashi Matsumoto, Takao Michinobu
  • Publication number: 20150099106
    Abstract: A resin composition including 40 parts by weight or more and less than 95 parts by weight of a polycarbonate resin and 5 parts by weight or more and less than 60 parts by weight of a polyester-polyether copolymer as a base resin, wherein the polyester-polyether copolymer is a copolymer which is obtained by a polymerization using a germanium compound catalyst, includes aromatic polyester units and modified polyether units represented by the following general formula 1, and has an IV value within a range of 0.30 to 1.00 can be well-balanced in moldability, heat resistance, impact resistance, and low linear expansion property, without deteriorating a surface appearance of a molding obtained therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidekazu Kawakubo, Shuji Taketani, Tetsuro Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 8951643
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an optical film and method of manufacturing the same. The optical film of the present invention includes an acrylic resin and a core-shell type graft copolymer wherein the core includes a conjugate diene rubber, and the shell includes an acrylic monomer, an aromatic vinyl monomer, and a maleimide monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung-Il Kang, Chang-Hun Han, Jung-A Yoo, Song-Taek Oh
  • Publication number: 20140357779
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method to form an aqueous dispersion comprising a blend composition comprising or consisting essentially of about 75 to about 99.9 weight % of an ionomer composition and about 0.1 to about 25 weight % of an ethylene acrylate ester copolymer composition, a grafted polyolefin composition or a combination thereof, the method comprising mixing the solid blend composition with water heated to a temperature from about 80 to about 100° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventor: RICHARD ALLEN HAYES
  • Patent number: 8883921
    Abstract: A method of producing a silane cross-linked polyethylene is disclosed which includes maleating a polyethylene polymer to form a maleated polyethylene and reacting the maleated polyethylene with a primary or secondary amino silane to form a silane-grafted polyethylene. The method further includes treating the silane-grafted polyethylene in a moisture curing process to form the silane cross-linked polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, John Ashbaugh, Jason Clark
  • Patent number: 8871855
    Abstract: A terminally unsaturated polyolefin satisfying the following (1) to (4): (1) the mesopentad fraction [mmmm] of propylene chain unit or butene-1 chain unit is 20 to 80 mol %; (2) the number of terminal vinylidene groups per molecule is 1.3 to 2.5; (3) the weight-average molecular weight Mw is 500 to 100,000; and (4) the molecular weight distribution Mw/Mn is 1.1 to 2.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuji Machida, Tomio Tatsumi, Takenori Fujimura
  • Patent number: 8865834
    Abstract: A novel adhesive composition suitable for composing multilayered coatings onto large, industrial equipment such as pipeline tubes is devised. The composition is a blend based on a polyethylene which determines the blend's favorable properties, which polyethylene itself can be used further in coating cables and for producing moldings, especially rotomoulded articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Basell Polyolefine GmbH
    Inventors: Heinz Vogt, Shahram Mihan, Gerd Mannebach, Gerhardus Meier, Joachim Berthold, Manfred Hecker
  • Patent number: 8851084
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions comprising a blend of cellulose acetate and a water soluble polymer. In some embodiments, the composition is water dispersive and/or biodegradable. Embodiments of the invention also relate to processes for preparing such compositions, and to materials and products including such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited
    Inventors: Yahia Lemmouchi, Robert Quintana, Olivier Persenaire, Leila Bonnaud, Philippe Dubois
  • Patent number: 8758655
    Abstract: The present invention provides an optical film and a retardation film that each include an acryl resin, and 20 to 65 parts by weight of a graft copolymer including a conjugated diene rubber based on 100 parts by weight of the acryl resin, and an electronic device including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung-Il Kang, Chan-Hong Lee, Chang-Hun Han
  • Patent number: 8742016
    Abstract: Procedure for the manufacture of carboxylated ethylene polymer blends, in which in a 1st step, in a fluid mixing reactor, to 100 pbw of a particulate ethylene polymer—chosen from among ethylene homopolymers (HDPE, LDPE) and/or linear ethylene copolymers with 2 to ?20 wt.-% polymerized-in C3-12-olefin units (LLDPE, EOP), with a melt-flow rate MFR (190° C./2.16 kg)?20 g/10 min—are added 0.05-15 pbw of a ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated mono and/or dicarboxylic acid or its anhydride (carboxyl monomer), or a monomer mixture containing at least one carboxyl monomer and 0.01-10 pbw of a radical initiator or initiator mixture, and graft-polymerizing at reaction temperatures of 30-120° C., over a reaction time of 5-120 min and subsequently, in a 2nd step, reacting a mixture continuously fed into a reaction extruder of 100 pbw of the modified ethylene polymer obtained in the 1st solid phase step, 150-4,000 pbw of an ethylene polymer or polymer blend with a melt flow rate MFR (190° C., 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Klaus Besser, Jochen Gerecke, Lutz Haeussler, Bianka Leitner, Inno Rapthel
  • Patent number: 8653169
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are adhesives comprising a copolymer comprising at least 80 wt % of units derived from propylene and from about 1 to about 20 wt % of units derived from at least one C6 to C10 alpha-olefin. The copolymer has a molecular weight of less than 100,000 and a heat of fusion between about 10 and about 70 J/g. An adhesive containing the copolymer preferably exhibits at least 50% fiber tear at ?18° C. and at least 50% fiber tear at +25° C. using Inland paper board as a substrate; a viscosity of less than 50,000 mPa sec at 190° C., a set time of less than 4 seconds and a toughness of at least 3.4 megajoule/m3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Peijun Jiang, Patrick Brant, Chad E. Bernard, David R. Johnsrud, Charles L. Sims
  • Publication number: 20140045995
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an acrylic resin film having excellent heat resistance and mechanical strength, less fish-eyes, and high transparency. The acrylic resin film is obtained by molding a resin composition containing a glutarimide acrylic resin (G) and a (meth)acrylic resin (F) obtained by polymerization of a vinyl group-containing compound in the presence of alkyl acrylate-based cross-linked elastic particles having an average particle size of less than 80 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2012
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukihiro Shimamoto, Fujio Ishimaru, Takahiro Furo, Taizo Aoyama
  • Patent number: 8642701
    Abstract: Injection stretch blow molded (ISBM) articles containing a bio-based polymers and methods of forming the same are described herein. The method generally includes providing a propylene-based polymer; contacting the propylene-based polymer with polylactic acid to form a polymeric blend; injection molding the blend into a preform; and stretch-blowing the preform into an article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, Luyi Sun, John Ashbaugh, David Rauscher, Leland Daniels, Robert Dotter
  • Patent number: 8575275
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising the reaction product of a mixture comprising the following: A) at least one functionalized ethylene-based polymer formed by reacting an ethylene-based polymer with at least one anhydride-containing compound and/or at least one carboxylic acid-containing compound; B) at least one ethylene-based polymer; C) at least one anhydride-containing compound and/or at least one carboxylic acid-containing compound; and wherein the composition comprises from 0.05 to 1.0 weight percent, based on the total weight of the composition, of one or more grafted anhydride-containing compounds and/or one or more grafted carboxylic acid-containing compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Olaf Henschke, Gabriele Goethel
  • Publication number: 20130281569
    Abstract: A low-gloss thermoplastic resin composition that can have excellent heat resistance and weather resistance of the present invention includes (A) a thermoplastic resin forming a first dispersed phase; and (B) an acrylic resin forming a second dispersed phase, wherein the first dispersed phase has a network configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Inventors: Jae Keun HONG, Young Sub JIN, Byeong Do LEE, Ho Ryong SUN
  • Patent number: 8552112
    Abstract: The present invention provides a weather resistant thermoplastic resin with low gloss and a method of preparing the same. The thermoplastic resin of the present invention comprises a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester-based polymer (A) and a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester-based oligomeric prepolymer (B), and an aromatic vinyl-cyanide vinyl based copolymer (C), wherein the (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester-based polymer (A) and the (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester-based oligomeric prepolymer (B) form a network-shaped disperse phase and the aromatic vinyl-cyanide vinyl based copolymer (C) forms a continuous phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: So Young Kwon, Young Sub Jin, Sung Kwan Kim, Byeong Do Lee
  • Patent number: 8461268
    Abstract: A golf ball material composed of (A) an oxygen-containing inorganic metal compound in the form of a particulate or a master batch capable of neutralizing at least some of the acid groups in an acid-containing polymer blend, (B) one or more polymer selected from among diene polymers, thermoplastic polymers and thermoset polymers, and (C) an acid-containing polymer is prepared by mixing component A in a blend of components B and C. The golf ball material has a good heat resistance, flowability and processability, and can be used to produce high-performance golf balls having durability, scuff resistance and optimal hardness without a loss of rebound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Egashira, Eiji Takehana
  • Patent number: 8420736
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a thermoplastic resin composition capable of improving impact resistance and surface gloss of a molded article, and a molded article thereof. A thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention is comprising 100 parts by weight of a thermoplastic resin (a) and 0.5 to 30 parts by weight of a core-shell polymer composition (b), wherein the core-shell polymer composition (b) is obtained by polymerizing the shell-constituting components in the presence of a core obtained by polymerizing a monomer mixture (100% by weight in total) of 70% to 99.95% by weight of an alkyl acrylate having an alkyl group of 2 to 18 carbon atoms, 0.05% to 10% by weight of a polyfunctional monomer, and 0% to 20% by weight of a monomer copolymerizable with the alkyl acrylate and the polyfunctional monomer, and the polyfunctional monomers contains at least a compound having a plurality of same radically polymerizable functional groups in the molecule thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Fuminobu Kitayama, Kouhei Fujimoto, Yuya Manabe
  • Patent number: 8399531
    Abstract: A foamable composition comprises at least about 50 wt % of a copolymer of ethylene and alkyl (meth)acrylate having a broad chemical composition distribution (CCD), and having a melt index between about 7 and about 30; about 2 to about 40 wt % of a polyolefin having a carboxylic acid or carboxylic acid anhydride functionality; about 1 to about 10 wt % of one or more foaming agents; and about 1 to about 5 wt % of one or more crosslinking agents. This foamable composition combines ease of processing with good foaming characteristics while avoiding unwanted characteristics, such as fogging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignees: C H Erbsloh KG, E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Karlheinz Hausmann, Yefim Brun, Joerg Wallach
  • Publication number: 20130066007
    Abstract: A terminally unsaturated polyolefin satisfying the following (1) to (4): (1) the mesopentad fraction [mmmm] of propylene chain unit or butene-1 chain unit is 20 to 80 mol %; (2) the number of terminal vinylidene groups per molecule is 1.3 to 2.5; (3) the weight-average molecular weight Mw is 500 to 100,000; and (4) the molecular weight distribution Mw/Mn is 1.1 to 2.6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2011
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuji Machida, Tomio Tatsumi, Takenori Fujimura
  • Patent number: 8389628
    Abstract: The present invention provides a thermoplastic resin composition that can have excellent impact resistance, chemical resistance, fluidity and high gloss, which comprises about 1 to about 80 parts by weight of a styrene-acrylonitrile resin (A) including one or more functional groups capable of reacting with polyester; about 1 to about 98 parts by weight of an acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene resin (B) including about 5 to about 40% by weight of a graft polymerized acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene resin (B1) and about 60 to about 95% by weight of a styrene-acrylonitrile resin (B2) and including about 20% by weight or less of acrylonitrile; and about 1 to about 98 parts by weight of a polyester resin (C), wherein the resin composition comprises acrylonitrile in a total amount of about 1 to about 13% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Jee Kwon Park, Jin Hwan Choi, Kang Yeol Park, Jun Myung Kim, Jae Won Lee
  • Patent number: 8383728
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of mixtures comprising polymer types A, B and AB as or in adhesives, polymer type A being a copolyester prepared with cocondensation of unsaturated aliphatic dicarboxylic acids, polymer type B being a (meth)acrylate homopolymer and/or copolymer, and polymer type AB being a graft copolymer of polymer type A and polymer type B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Gabriele Brenner, Rene Koschabek, Sven Balk, Thorsten Brand, Gerd Loehden
  • Patent number: 8362145
    Abstract: A composition comprising a blend of a polyolefin, polylactic acid, and a reactive modifier. A method of producing an oriented film comprising reactive extrusion compounding a mixture comprising polypropylene, polylactic acid, a reactive modifier to form a compatibilized polymeric blend, casting the compatibilized polymeric blend into a film, and orienting the film. A method of preparing a reactive modifier comprising contacting a polyolefin, a multifunctional acrylate comonomer, and an initiator under conditions suitable for the formation of an epoxy-functionalized polyolefin wherein the epoxy-functionalized polyolefin has a grafting yield of from 0.2 wt. % to 15 wt. %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, Tim J. Coffy, Michel Daumerie
  • Patent number: 8349949
    Abstract: Non cross-linked modifiers for thermoplastic alloys comprising from 20 to 80% by weight based on the modifier of an interpolymer of ethylene and an alpha-olefin having from 4 to 12 carbon atoms grafted with an acid functionality, preferably maleic anhydride, having a Melt Index of from 0.3 to 100 and a density of 0.85 to 0.91 prior to being grafted and from 80 to 20% by weight of an ungrafted diene containing interpolymer derived from ethylene and an alpha-olefin having from 3 to 12 carbon atoms and an amount of a cross-linking component effective to provide cross-linking during subsequent melt blending with a condensation polymer having a melting point of at least 150° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Roch Schauder, Guy Joseph Wouters
  • Patent number: 8344043
    Abstract: The present invention provides a thermoplastic resin composition that can have improved scratch resistance comprising: (A) about 10 to about 20% by weight of a rubber modified aromatic vinyl graft copolymer resin; (B) about 30 to about 50% by weight of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) resin; and (C) about 40 to about 60% by weight of an aromatic vinyl copolymer resin including about 5 to about 50% by weight of a (meth)acrylate alkyl ester. The thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention can have a good balance of various properties such as scratch resistance, impact strength, colorability, gloss, and injection molding properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Sung Hun Jin, Chang Min Hong, Dong Hui Chu, Tae Woog Jang, In Chol Kim, Yu Ho Kim, Don Keun Lee
  • Publication number: 20120322945
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition for vehicle lamp housings, includes: 5 to 80 parts by weight of a graft copolymer (A) obtained by graft polymerizing at least one monomer (a-2) selected from the group consisting of aromatic vinyl-based monomers, vinyl cyanide-based monomers, and (meth)acrylic ester-based monomers and maleimide-based monomers, under the presence of an acrylic ester-based rubbery polymer (a-1) having a weight average particle size of 100 to 400 nm; and 20 to 95 parts by weight of a (co)polymer (B) in which at least one monomer (a-2) selected from the group consisting of aromatic vinyl-based monomers, vinyl cyanide-based monomers, (meth)acrylic ester-based monomers and maleimide-based monomers is polymerized, in which a content of total volatiles at 260° C. is no more than 0.7% by weight of the composition overall, and a content of oligomer component having a weight average molecular weight of 200 to 1000 is no more than 0.3% by weight of the composition overall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Applicant: NIPPON A&L INC.
    Inventors: Hajime Tomita, Takayoshi Fujiwara, Shunsaku Kubota, Suguru Koba
  • Patent number: 8227543
    Abstract: The invention relates to a flexible thermoplastic composition resistant to the ageing effects of oil, said composition comprising a grafted copolymer containing polyamide blocks and consisting of a polyolefin backbone and at least one polyamide graft. According to the invention, the grafts are attached to the core by the residues of an unsaturated monomer (X) having a function that can react with a polyamide comprising an amine end or a carboxylic acid end; the residues of the unsaturated monomer (X) are attached to the backbone by grafting or copolymerization from the double bond thereof; and the composition comprises between 40 to 90 wt % of the polyolefin core comprising the unsaturated monomer (X); between 5 to 40 wt % of polyamide grafts; and between 5 to 40% of at least one polymer selected from a saponified ethylene/vinyl acetate copolymer and a polyamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Stephane Bizet, Jean-Jacques Flat
  • Patent number: 8222333
    Abstract: Adhesives containing inter-crosslinked polymeric microparticles are described. The polymeric microparticles include an acrylic polymer. The present disclosure also relates to water-based emulsions containing polymeric microparticles and a suitable inter-crosslinking agent as well as methods of making adhesives from such water-based emulsions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Chi-Ming Tseng, Jingjing Ma, Paul Sedgwick, Peter B. Hall
  • Patent number: 8211977
    Abstract: Polymer compositions with adhesive properties comprising: (1) at least one fluoropolymer (A) grafted by at least one compound (a), wherein the compound (a) contains at least one functional group (f1) capable of conferring adhesion properties on the fluoropolymer; (2) at least one olefin polymer (B) grafted by at least one compound (b), wherein the compound (b) contains at least one functional group (f2) capable of conferring adhesion properties on the olefin polymer and of reacting with the functional group (f1) contained in the compound (a); and (3) at least one polymer (C) chosen from polyesters and polyamides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignee: Solvay (Societe Anonyme)
    Inventors: Henri Wautier, Fernand Gauthy
  • Patent number: 8173744
    Abstract: This invention provides a water-based primer composition characterized by comprising an aqueous dispersion formed by dispersing unsaturated carboxylic acid- or acid anhydride-modified polyolefin (a) having a melting point of 50-120° C. and a weight-average molecular weight within a range of 30,000-200,000, and unsaturated carboxylic acid- or acid anhydride-modified polyolefin (b) having a melting point of 30-100° C. and a weight-average molecular weight within a range of 30,000-200,000, in an aqueous medium, the melting point of the modified polyolefin (a) being higher than that of the modified polyolefin (b) by at least 10° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Kansai Paint Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minoru Ishikura, Toshiaki Nagano, Yasuyuki Kataoka, Terutaka Takahashi, Hideo Sugai
  • Patent number: 8148466
    Abstract: Thermoplastic polymer compositions, films, containers, laminates and fibers can comprise a modified polymer. The said modified polymer having a moiety comprising a half-ester reaction product of cyclodextrin and metal and/or organic group covalently bonded to some portion of the half-acid moieties. The cyclodextrin compound, grafted to the polymer structure, can scavenge impurities, permeants, or other undesirable volatile contaminants. The cooperation between the modified polymer's carboxylic acidic groups, basic groups and grafted cyclodextrin can provide active barrier properties to a film, web, fiber or other polymer structure. A permeant or a contaminant can be complexed or trapped within the polymer and held within the film, web or fiber preventing the permeant from passing into the interior of a container, or the contaminant can be scavenged from the enclosed headspace or surrounding environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Cellresin Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Willard E. Wood, Neil J. Beaverson
  • Patent number: 8143328
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a methacryl resin composition having excellent impact strength and transmittancy, and more specifically, to a graft copolymer prepared by preparing graft prepolymer by inputting a monomer mixture comprising 60 to 100 wt % of alkyl methacrylate, and 0 to 40 wt % of one or more compound selected from a group consisting of aromatic vinyl compound and alkyl acrylate compound to perform graft polymerization and adding acid, salt, or polymer coagulant when the monomer conversion of the polymerization is 70% to 95% and then continuously performing the polymerization to have an increased particle size to 100 to 500 nm in a graft polymerization process among processes of preparing the graft polymer including a seed-rubber core-graft polymerization process, a preparing method thereof, and a methacryl resin composition including the graft polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: LG Chem Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-jo Ryu, Jeong-heon Ahn, Se-eun Lee
  • Patent number: 8142855
    Abstract: A method of applying a curable composition to a substrate is disclosed. The composition comprises a polyene and a active hydrogen-containing compound that are capable of undergoing a Michael Addition reaction. The reaction is conducted in the presence of a tertiary phosphine catalyst. The components of the composition are sprayed in separate streams whereby the streams overlap prior to contacting the substrate and the composition cures quickly on the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc
    Inventor: Mark P. Bowman
  • Publication number: 20120071606
    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: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2010
    Publication date: March 22, 2012
    Inventors: Rubin Huang, Andre van Zyl, Jan Pleun Lens, Theodorus Lambertus Hoeks, Hans-Peter Brack, Jan Henk Kamps
  • Patent number: 8106115
    Abstract: A golf ball material composed of (A) an oxygen-containing inorganic metal compound in the form of a particulate or a master batch capable of neutralizing at least some of the acid groups in an acid-containing polymer blend, (B) one or more polymer selected from among diene polymers, thermoplastic polymers and thermoset polymers, and (C) an acid-containing polymer is prepared by mixing component A in a blend of components B and C. The golf ball material has a good heat resistance, flowability and processability, and can be used to produce high-performance golf balls having durability, scuff resistance and optimal hardness without a loss of rebound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Egashira, Eiji Takehana
  • Publication number: 20110305900
    Abstract: The present application relates to a method for manufacturing a propylene polymer, including: a) fermenting and optionally purifying first renewable materials to produce an alcohol or an alcohol mixture, the alcohol or alcohol mixture including at least isopropanol and/or at least a mixture of ethanol and 1-butanol; b) dehydrating the resulting alcohol or the alcohol mixture to produce an alkene or alkene mixture in a first series of reactors, the alkene or alkene mixture containing at least propylene; c) polymerizing the propylene in a second reactor, optionally in the presence of a comonomer, so as to produce a propylene polymer; d) isolating the propylene polymer obtained in step c); and e) grafting the propylene polymer obtained from step d). The invention also relates to the grafted propylene polymer capable of being obtained by the method, to the compositions containing the polymer, as well as to the uses of the polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2009
    Publication date: December 15, 2011
    Applicant: ARKEMA FRANCE
    Inventors: Samuel Devisme, Fabrice R. Chop, Jean-Laurent Pradel, Guillaume Le, Thomas Roussel, Jean-Luc Dubois
  • Publication number: 20110254204
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of modulating the gloss of plastics materials and products made from them, such as articles in the automotive industry e.g. for the interior of automobiles, as well as the use of certain additives for that purpose and related invention embodiments. The modulating comprises adding a modified polymer as matting agent to a polymer composition used as polymer substrate for the articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2009
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Gregor Huber, Laurent Simonpietri, Michael Tinkl
  • Publication number: 20110229730
    Abstract: An optical film for protecting a polarizer is provided that is excellent in mass productivity and is capable being imparted with characteristics by application while maintaining optical characteristics and moisture resistance of polypropylene polymerized with a metallocene catalyst. A polarizer film and an image display device using the same are also provided that have high performance. The optical film for protecting a polarizer of the present invention contains a mixed resin containing polypropylene that is polymerized with a metallocene catalyst, and graft-modified polypropylene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Publication date: September 22, 2011
    Inventors: Takatoshi Yosomiya, Kazuaki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 8008397
    Abstract: Provided are a rubber latex having a multi-layer structure, wherein an inner-layer rubber latex has a refractive index greater than that of an outer-layer rubber latex, a graft copolymer prepared from the rubber latex, a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin blend containing the graft copolymer, and a method of preparing the rubber latex. The PVC resin blend containing the graft copolymer including the rubber latex according to the present invention has improved color property and low-temperature impact strength than conventional PVC resins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoon Ho Kim, Wonsuk Jang, Geon Soo Kim
  • Patent number: 8007919
    Abstract: The invention concerns a coextrusion binder comprising a mixture of at least one ethylene homo- or copolymer (A1) of density ranging between 0.940 and 0.980 g/cm3 with at least one propylene homo- or copolymer (B), said mixture being grafted by at least one functional monomer and optionally diluted in at least one non-grafted ethylene homo- or copolymer (A2) of density ranging between 0.940 and 0.980 g/cm3; the grafting rate of said coextrusion binder being less than 0.5% wt. % based on the total weight of said binder; the density of said tie ranging between 0.940 and 0.980 g/cm3. The invention also concerns a structure comprising said type of binder as well as its use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Jerome Chauveau, Fabrice Chopinez, Arnaud Gerbaulet, Jean-Laurent Pradel
  • Publication number: 20110196087
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of mixtures comprising polymer types A, B and AB as or in adhesives, polymer type A being a copolyester prepared with cocondensation of unsaturated aliphatic dicarboxylic acids, polymer type B being a (meth)acrylate homopolymer and/or copolymer, and polymer type AB being a graft copolymer of polymer type A and polymer type B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2008
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Inventors: Gabriele Brenner, Rene Koschabek, Sven Balk, Thorsten Brand, Gerd Loehden
  • Patent number: 7989083
    Abstract: To provide an acid-modified polypropylene resin which can be used for an adhesive capable of bonding a polyolefin type resin and a polar resin with sufficient force, its production process and a resin composition using it. An acid-modified polypropylene resin, which is obtained by grafting an organic acid component to a polypropylene resin, wherein the polypropylene resin is an isotactic polypropylene resin, the grafted amount X (wt %) of the organic acid component in the acid-modified polypropylene resin is within a range of from 1.0 wt % to 20.0 wt %, and the melt flow rate Y (g/10 min) of the acid-modified polypropylene resin satisfies the expression: Y?18.5 exp(0.82X), a process for producing such an acid-modified polypropylene resin, a resin composition using it and a laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2011
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichi Morikawa, Katsutoshi Ohno
  • Publication number: 20110171479
    Abstract: An emulsion comprising the following (A), (B) and (C): (A) an olefinic copolymer comprising a structural unit derived from ethylene and/or a linear ?-olefin and a structural unit derived from a vinyl compound represented by the formula (I): CH2?CH—R??(I) wherein R represents a secondary alkyl group, a tertiary alkyl group or a alicyclic hydrocarbon group, or a polymer obtained by graft polymerizing an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid anhydride to the olefinic copolymer, (B) an acrylic resin comprising a structural unit derived from an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid and a structural unit derived from an ?,?-unsaturated carboxylic acid ester, (C) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2009
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Masashi Nagano, Mutsuko Higo, Junji Morimoto, Tsuyoshi Takei, Kenji Sogoh
  • Publication number: 20110152402
    Abstract: The present invention provides a thermoplastic resin composition that can have improved scratch resistance comprising: (A) about 10 to about 20% by weight of a rubber modified aromatic vinyl graft copolymer resin; (B) about 30 to about 50% by weight of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) resin; and (C) about 40 to about 60% by weight of an aromatic vinyl copolymer resin including about 5 to about 50% by weight of a (meth)acrylate alkyl ester. The thermoplastic resin composition of the present invention can have a good balance of various properties such as scratch resistance, impact strength, colorability, gloss, and injection molding properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicant: CHEIL INDUSTRIES INC.
    Inventors: Sung Hun Jin, Chang Min Hong, Dong Hui Chu, Tae Woog Jang, In Chol Kim, Yu Ho Kim, Don Keun Lee
  • Publication number: 20110129666
    Abstract: Compositions suitable for use as adhesives in multi-layer structures. The compositions comprise a blend of an ethylene copolymer of butene and a propylene-based polymer; a polyolefin grafted with an ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid or acid derivative; and an olefin polymer resin different than the ethylene copolymer of butene, the propylene-based polymer and the grafted polyolefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2009
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: Equistar Chemicals, LP
    Inventors: Maged G. Botros, Charles S. Holland
  • Patent number: 7932323
    Abstract: Disclosed is an adhesive composition. The adhesive composition comprises a polyolefin, a maleated polyolefin, a Bronsted acid, and an antioxidant. The adhesive composition has improved oxidative stability compared with those which do not contain Bronsted acids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2011
    Assignee: Equistar Chemicals, LP
    Inventors: Maged G. Botros, Robert L. Sherman, Jr., Charles S. Holland
  • Publication number: 20110077355
    Abstract: A method of producing an enlarged rubber that includes mixing 0.1 to 10 parts by mass of a condensed acid salt (B) and 0.1 to 10 parts by mass of the solid fraction of an acid group-containing copolymer latex (C) with 100 parts by mass of the solid fraction of a rubber-like polymer latex (A). A graft copolymer obtained by polymerization in the presence of an enlarged rubber obtained by the above production method, a thermoplastic resin composition containing the graft copolymer, and a molded item obtained by molding the thermoplastic resin composition. The acid group-containing copolymer latex (C) is a latex of an acid group-containing copolymer obtained by polymerizing, within water, a monomer mixture containing 5 to 30% by mass of an acid group-containing monomer and 95 to 70% by mass of an unsaturated carboxylate ester-based monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2008
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Inventors: Yoshifumi Shikisai, Naoki Konishi, Yasuo Masaki