From Nitrile Group Containing Monomer Other Than Acrylonitrile Or Methacrylonitrile Patents (Class 526/297)
  • Patent number: 12030971
    Abstract: Two-part cyanoacrylate/cationically curable adhesive systems are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Aine Mooney, Jayesh P. Shah, Dipak Tathe
  • Patent number: 9854862
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to systems, methods, and kits for applying eyelash extensions. In particular, the present invention provides systems, methods, and kits that reduce the amount of time required to apply eyelash extensions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Inventor: Ted M. Beschta
  • Patent number: 8981027
    Abstract: Two part cyanoacrylate/cationically curable adhesive systems are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Emer Ward, Susan Reilly, Patricia A. Hedderman, Rachel Hersee, Deborah A. Moore
  • Patent number: 8975351
    Abstract: The present invention provides a latex resin composition for rubber gloves without sulfur and a vulcanization accelerator and a method of manufacturing dip-formed article using the composition. The composition comprises a conjugated diene monomer; an ethylenically unsaturated nitrile monomer; an ethylenically unsaturated acid monomer; an ethylenically unsaturated monomer copolymerizable with the ethylenically unsaturated nitrile monomer and the ethylenically unsaturated acid monomer; and a reactive compound including two or more reactive groups. According to the manufacturing method, productivity is improved by omitting a long maturation process included in a traditional glove manufacturing process; not only an adverse effect caused by traditional sulfur and vulcanization accelerator is reduced but also rubber gloves with excellent physical properties can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Byoung Yun Kim, Jung Su Han, Ho Yeul Choi, Seung Hun Yang, Jung Eun Kim, Chang Sun Han
  • Publication number: 20140194584
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the synthesis of a monounsaturated nitrile-ester (acid) by cross metathesis starting from an unsaturated compound I comprising at least one trivalent nitrile, acid or ester functional group, characterized in that it comprises a stage in which two types of cross metathesis are alternated consecutively: a first type of cross metathesis cm1 with an acrylic compound II chosen from acrylonitrile, acrylic acid or an acrylic ester, one of the compounds I or II comprising a nitrile functional group and the other of these compounds II or I comprising an acid or ester functional group, and a second type of cross metathesis cm2 with a light C2 to C4 alkene compound III, preferably with ethylene. The invention also relates to a process for the synthesis of an ?,?-amino ester (acid) obtained by a process comprising a stage in which the two types of cross metathesis defined above are alternated consecutively, followed by a hydrogenation stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2013
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Inventors: Jean-Luc Dubois, Jean-Luc Couturier
  • Patent number: 8742048
    Abstract: Two part cyanoacrylate/cationically curable adhesive systems, are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Rachel M. Hersee, Barry N. Burns, Rory B. Barnes, Ray P. Tully, John Guthrie
  • Patent number: 8623981
    Abstract: An improved polymerization and process method allows the production of special nitrile rubbers which are characterized by a specific anion content and an excellent storage stability and allow a particularly good vulcanization rate and moreover result in vulcanized materials that have advantageous properties, especially with regard to the contact with metal components of molded parts based on said vulcanized materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Werner Obrecht, Rolf Josten, Michael Klimpel
  • Patent number: 8609780
    Abstract: The present invention relates to toughened cyanoacrylate compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Henkel Ireland Limited
    Inventors: Hanns R. Misiak, William Hally, Daniel D. Morrogh
  • Patent number: 8530607
    Abstract: Compounds having the formulas below. R is an aromatic-containing group. Each M is an alkali metal. Each m is a positive integer. The value of n is a positive integer. The value p is 0 or 1. If p is 0 then n is 1. A thermoset made by curing a composition containing the below phthalonitrile monomers. A method of reacting a diphenyl acetylene compound with an excess of an aromatic diol in the presence of an alkali metal carbonate to form the above oligomer. A method of reacting a phenoxyphthalonitrile with an acetylene compound to form the phthalonitrile monomer below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Matthew Laskowski, Teddy M Keller
  • Patent number: 8454857
    Abstract: A polymerizable liquid crystal compound shown by the following formula, a polymerizable liquid crystal composition that includes the polymerizable liquid crystal compound and a chiral compound polymerizable with the polymerizable liquid crystal compound, a liquid crystalline polymer obtained by polymerizing the polymerizable liquid crystal compound or the polymerizable liquid crystal composition, and an optically anisotropic article that includes the liquid crystalline polymer, are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: Zeon Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Yasushi Nakano
  • Patent number: 8455598
    Abstract: In a process for producing a functionalized polyalkenamer, at least one monomer comprising a monocyclic olefin having at least one pendant alkyl group bonded thereto, wherein the pendant alkyl group has at least two carbon atoms and is substituted with a polar moiety spaced by at least one carbon atom from the monocyclic olefin, is contacted with a polymerization catalyst under conditions effective to effect ring opening polymerization of the monocyclic olefin and produce the functionalized polyalkenamer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Lisa Saunders Baugh, Enock Berluche, Karla Schall Colle
  • Patent number: 8404767
    Abstract: A nitrile group-containing highly saturated copolymer rubber having an iodine value of 80 or less and containing a caprate in 0.01 to 0.4 wt %. Preferably, the caprate is an alkaline earth metal caprate or Group XIII metal caprate. According to present invention, it is possible to provide a nitrile group-containing highly saturated copolymer rubber improved in mold fouling resistance while maintaining good normal state physical properties and heat resistance when being made into a cross-linked product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Zeon Corporation
    Inventors: Daizo Hosotani, Hiroyasu Nagamori, Shinya Ikeda
  • Patent number: 8378003
    Abstract: Provided are substantially flat membranes that include a block or graft co-polymer and a water transport protein, such as Aquaporin-Z, or a synthetic mimic of such proteins. Also provided are methods of removing contaminants from a liquid, by contacting the liquid with a substantially flat membrane that includes a block or graft co-polymer and a water transport protein or synthetic mimic thereof. Also provided are methods of making such membranes. Further provided are compositions that include at least one active ingredient and vesicles surrounding the active ingredient, where the vesicles include a block or graft copolymer and a water transport protein or synthetic mimic surrounding the active ingredient. Also provided are methods that include administering such compositions to patients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
    Inventors: Kumar Manish, Clark Mark, Zilles L. Julie, Mariusz Grzelakowski, Rainer Nehring, WolfGang Meier
  • Patent number: 8362167
    Abstract: The invention provides a compound and tautomeric forms thereof having the formula: wherein Rf1 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a straight chain, branched secondary or branched tertiary C1-C20 perfluoroalkyl group optionally containing ether or thioether linkages and C1-C10 perfluoroalicyclic group optionally containing ether or thioether groups; Rf2 is a straight or branched C1-C20 perfluoroalkylene group optionally substituted with ether and thiother linkages; and X is selected from the group consisting of fluorine and The invention also provides perfluoroelastomeric compositions cured with the perfluoroimidoylamidines of the invention as well as combinations of perfluoroimidoylamidines and other curing agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: LODESTAR Inc.
    Inventors: Gubanov Viktor Andreevich, Kollar Alexander Nikolaevich, Volkova Margarita Alekseevna, Tsipkina Irina Mikhailovna
  • Publication number: 20120244304
    Abstract: Farnesene interpolymer comprises units derived from a farnesene (e.g., ?-farnesene or ?-farnesene) and units derived from at least one vinyl monomer. The farnesene interpolymer can be prepared by copolymerizing the farnesene and at least one vinyl monomer in the presence of a catalyst. In some embodiments, the farnesene is prepared from a sugar by using a microorganism. In other embodiments, the at least one vinyl monomer is ethylene, an ?-olefin, or a substituted or unsubstituted vinyl halide, vinyl ether, acrylonitrile, acrylic ester, methacrylic ester, acrylamide or methacrylamide, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: Amyris, Inc.
    Inventor: Derek James MCPHEE
  • Patent number: 8263712
    Abstract: In a process for producing a functionalized polyalkenamer, at least one monomer comprising a monocyclic olefin having at least one pendant alkyl group bonded thereto, wherein the pendant alkyl group has at least two carbon atoms and is substituted with a polar moiety spaced by at least one carbon atom from the monocyclic olefin, is contacted with a polymerization catalyst under conditions effective to effect ring opening polymerization of the monocyclic olefin and produce the functionalized polyalkenamer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Lisa Saunders Baugh, Enock Berluche, Karla Schall Colle
  • Patent number: 8262931
    Abstract: A polymerizable liquid crystal compound represented by formula (I) is disclosed. R0 and R1 represent a hydrogen atom, or C1-4 alkyl; L0 and L1 represent a hydrogen atom, or C1-4 alkyl group; A0 and A1 represent a divalent linking group having a 5- to 12-membered cyclic structure; B0 and B1 represent a single bond or a divalent linking group having a 5- to 12-membered cyclic structure; D0 and D1 represent —O—, —S—, or —NR2—; X0 and X1 represent a hydrogen atom, acyl group or cyano; Y0 and Y1 represent a single bond or a divalent group; Q0 and Q1 represent a C1-20 divalent aliphatic group; Z0 and Z1 represent a hydrogen atom, cyano, halogen atom or polymerizable group; and n and m each independently represent an integer of from 0 to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Shunya Katoh, Yasuhiro Ishiwata, Masaomi Kimura, Mitsuyoshi Ichihashi
  • Patent number: 8217110
    Abstract: A cyanoacrylate-based adhesive composition is disclosed. The cyanoacrylate-based adhesive composition includes a cyanoacrylate monomer, and a bleachable dye including a Michler's hydrol cation or derivatized Michler's hydrol cation, paired with a non-nucleophilic anion that provides a stable color to the cyanoacrylate-based adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Kurt C. Melancon, George Van Dyke Tiers, Larry A. Lien, Scott D. Pearson
  • Publication number: 20120058063
    Abstract: The disclosed invention relates to a process, comprising: conducting unit operations in at least two process zones in a process microchannel to treat and/or form a non-Newtonian fluid, a different unit operation being conducted in each process zone; and applying an effective amount of shear stress to the non-Newtonian fluid to reduce the viscosity of the non-Newtonian fluid in each process zone, the average shear rate in one process zone differing from the average shear rate in another process zone by a factor of at least about 1.2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2011
    Publication date: March 8, 2012
    Inventors: Anna Lee Tonkovich, Ravi Arora, David Kilanowski, Eric Daymo
  • Patent number: 8084564
    Abstract: The invention provides a polymer containing at least a unit represented by the following Formula (1) and a unit represented by the following Formula (2). In Formula (1) and Formula (2), R1 to R5 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group; X, Y and Z each independently represent a single bond, a substituted or unsubstituted divalent organic group, an ester group, an amide group or an ether group; and L1 and L2 each independently represent a substituted or unsubstituted divalent organic group. The invention provides a method of synthesizing embodiments of the polymer, a composition containing the polymer, and a laminate formed by applying the composition on a resin base material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2011
    Assignee: Fujifilm Corporation
    Inventors: Takeyoshi Kano, Hideo Nagasaki, Masataka Sato
  • Patent number: 8053045
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a styrene-butadiene latex, a preparation method thereof and a coating liquid containing the same, more precisely a styrene-butadiene latex binder for ink-jet paper containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer by 0.1-1.5 weight parts with lowering surface negative charge density, a preparation method thereof and a coating liquid containing the same. The present invention provides a coating liquid for ink-jet paper having excellent price competitiveness and coating work-ability and at the same time reducing energy cost for drying process and thereby provides an ink-jet paper with excellent printing quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho-Yeul Choi, Ji-Sang Jeong, Dae-Ho Lee, Sang-Gil Lee, Hak-lae Lee, Chang-sun Han
  • Publication number: 20110269870
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymerizable adhesive composition comprising: (i) at least one cyanoacrylate monomer; and (ii) at least one polymerizable compound containing (a) one or more polymerizable carbon-carbon double bonds and (b) one or more biodegradable (BDG) chains. Further are provided the copolymerization product of this composition, and uses thereof in biomedical applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2009
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Inventors: Daniel Cohn, Peter Siman
  • Patent number: 7951875
    Abstract: The present invention relates to hydrogenated nitrile rubber polymers having lower molecular weights and narrower molecular weight distributions than those known in the art.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: LANXESS Inc.
    Inventors: Frederic Guerin, Sharon X. Guo, Zsolt Szentivanyi, Stephan Glander
  • Publication number: 20110014402
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a styrene-butadiene latex, a preparation method thereof and a coating liquid containing the same, more precisely a styrene-butadiene latex binder for ink-jet paper containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer by 0.1-1.5 weight parts with lowering surface negative charge density, a preparation method thereof and a coating liquid containing the same. The present invention provides a coating liquid for ink-jet paper having excellent price competitiveness and coating work-ability and at the same time reducing energy cost for drying process and thereby provides an ink-jet paper with excellent printing quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2007
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Ho-Yeul Choi, Ji-Sang Jeong, Dae-Ho Lee, Sang-Gil Lee, Hak-lae Lee, Chang-sun Han
  • Publication number: 20100216961
    Abstract: A novel process produces a novel hydrogenated nitrile rubber (B) which features a very narrow molecular weight distribution and a correspondingly low value for the polydispersity index. The preparation process encompasses the treatment of a hydrogenated nitrile rubber (A) with ultrasound, whereupon the resultant hydrogenated nitrile rubber (B) has a lower weight-average molecular weight (Mw) than the hydrogenated nitrile rubber (A). The resultant hydrogenated nitrile rubber (B) has excellent suitability for the production of moldings via processing by extrusion processes or by injection-moulding processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2010
    Publication date: August 26, 2010
    Applicant: LANXESS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
    Inventors: Lothar Reif, Stephen Pask
  • Patent number: 7776981
    Abstract: A filter substrate impregnated with an emulsion polymer, the emulsion polymer being substantially devoid of phenolics and stabilized using a protective colloid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Mallard Creek Polymers, Inc.
    Inventor: Venkataram Krishnan
  • Patent number: 7772300
    Abstract: A polymeric composition consisting of water-soluble or water-swellable copolymers containing sulfo groups and nonionic polysaccharide derivatives, such as methylcellulose (MC), hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC), hydroxypropylcellulose (HPC), methylhydroxyethylcellulose (MHEC), methylhydroxypropylcellulose (MHPC) and welan gum or diutan gum, and the use thereof as an additive in aqueous construction systems based on hydraulic binders, such as cement, lime, gypsum or anhydrite, is described. The composition can also be used in water-based paint and coating systems. The composition according to the invention exhibits a synergistic improvement of the properties and, when used in relatively small amounts, constitutes highly effective water retention agents in such construction and paint systems, which also achieve outstanding air pore stability and tack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2010
    Assignee: Construction Research & Technology GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Schinabeck, Stefan Friedrich, Uwe Holland, Peter Gâberlein, Manfred Schuhbeck
  • Publication number: 20100168354
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin of the present invention is prepared by copolymerizing conjugated diene rubber (A), rubbery aromatic copolymer (B), heat resistant aromatic vinyl compound (C), aromatic vinyl compound (D), unsaturated nitrile compound (E) and cross linking agent (F) and can have excellent heat resistance, impact strength, and low gloss.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2009
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: CHEIL INDUSTRIES INC.
    Inventors: Jae Keun HONG, Byeong Do LEE, Ho Ryong SUN, Young Sub JIN, Hwan Seok PARK, Sung Kwan KIM, Jae Woo PARK
  • Patent number: 7745561
    Abstract: The invention provides alternatives to traditional polycondensation processes for preparing copolymers. For example, in certain embodiments, the invention provides a process that includes an extrusion step and a solid state polymerization step to prepare high molecular weight block copolymer with a “hard block” contributed by a macrocyclic polyester oligomer (MPO) and a “soft block” contributed by a dihydroxyl-functionalized polymer, an oligoether, and/or a dimerized fatty acid (i.e. a polyol). The invention also provides new copolymer compositions made possible by the new processes—for example, copolymers of higher molecular weight, copolymers with higher weight ratio of soft block units to hard block units, copolymers made with higher molecular weight polyol, and copolymers with hard block units that are themselves random copolyesters of units contributed by a MPO and a cyclic ester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2010
    Assignee: Cyclics Corporation
    Inventors: Steven R. Bahr, James Pawlson
  • Publication number: 20100144916
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composition comprising a crosslinked organic polymer; wherein the composition has a coefficient of friction that is in a range of ±30% of a coefficient of friction for a composition comprising the same organic polymer that is not crosslinked; and wherein the composition has a lower K factor than a K factor of the composition comprising the same organic polymer that is not crosslinked; the coefficient of friction and the K factor being measured in a thrust washer apparatus as per ASTM D-3702, where the counter stationary surface in the thrust washer apparatus comprises carbon steel having a Rockwell C hardness of 18 to 22 and a 12 to 16 micro-inch surface finish.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2008
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS
    Inventors: Domenico La Camera, Alexis Chopin, Andre Kijkuit
  • Publication number: 20100015076
    Abstract: Novel (co)polymeric structures having functional groups making possible, under conditions that are safe for human use, the formation of chemical bonds with human keratin, and in particular with the keratin present in hair, eyelashes and eyebrows, skin, nails, lips, the oral mucosa and tissues of the external genital organs are disclosed; the invention also relates to the synthesis of such (co)polymeric structures and the use thereof in the fields of cosmetics and medicine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2005
    Publication date: January 21, 2010
    Applicant: EUDERMIC S.R.L.
    Inventors: Matteo Zanotti Russo, Nicola Barbini
  • Publication number: 20090266583
    Abstract: The invention provides a photosensitive resin composition comprising: a polymer comprising a polymerizable group and a functional group that interacts with a plating catalyst or a precursor thereof so as to form a coordination bond; and at least one selected from the group consisting of a synthetic rubber, an epoxy acrylate monomer, and a polymerizable monomer having a benzyl alcohol group; a laminate; a method of producing a metal plated material; a metal plated material; a method of producing a metal pattern material; a metal pattern material; and a wiring substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2009
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Nagasaki, Takeyoshi Kano
  • Publication number: 20090214876
    Abstract: A process for producing a metal film-coated material, the process including: (a1) forming, on a substrate, a polymer layer formed from a polymer which has a functional group capable of interacting with a plating catalyst or a precursor thereof, and is directly chemically bonded to the substrate; (a2) providing a plating catalyst or a precursor thereof to the polymer layer; and (a3) performing plating with respect to the plating catalyst or a precursor thereof. The polymer layer satisfies all of the following requirements (1) to (4): (1) the saturated water absorption coefficient of the polymer layer as measured in an environment of temperature of 25° C. and relative humidity of 50% is 0.01 to 10% by mass; (2) the saturated water absorption coefficient of the polymer layer as measured in an environment of temperature of 25° C. and relative humidity of 95% is 0.05 to 20% by mass; (3) the water absorption coefficient of the polymer layer as measured after 1 hour of immersion in boiling water at 100° C. is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Publication date: August 27, 2009
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takeyoshi Kano, Hideo Nagasaki, Masataka Sato
  • Patent number: 7579066
    Abstract: There are provided a novel ethylenically unsaturated group-containing isocyanate compound, a process for producing the same, and a reactive monomer produced from the isocyanate compound, a reactive polymer and its use. The ethylenically unsaturated group-containing isocyanate compound according to the present invention is represented by formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Showa Denko K.K.
    Inventors: Kaneo Nozawa, Katsutoshi Morinaka, Toru Sasaki, Katsumi Murofushi
  • Patent number: 7575846
    Abstract: The resist polymer of the present invention comprises a specific constitutional unit having a cyano group, a constitutional unit having an acid-dissociable group, and a specific constitutional unit having a lactone skeleton. When the above polymer is used as a resist resin in DUV excimer laser lithography or electron beam lithography, it exhibits high sensitivity and high resolution, and provides a good resist pattern shape, having a small degree of occurrence of line edge roughness or generation of microgels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2009
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hikaru Momose, Atsushi Ootake, Akifumi Ueda, Tadayuki Fujiwara, Masaru Takeshita, Ryotaro Hayashi, Takeshi Iwai
  • Publication number: 20090124741
    Abstract: A nitrile group-containing copolymer rubber comprising 10 to 40 wt % of ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated nitrile unit (a), 10 to 60 wt % of ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid ester unit (b), and 20 to 70 wt % in total of conjugated diene unit (c) and saturated conjugated diene unit (d), wherein a content ratio “x” of a conjugated diene unit (c) based on the total content of said conjugated diene unit (c) and said saturated conjugated diene unit (d) is 0.08 or smaller, and “x·A” defined as a product of said ratio “x” and a content ratio “A” (%) of said ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated nitrile unit (a) is 1.5 or smaller. According to the present invention, a nitrile group-containing copolymer rubber capable to provide a rubber vulcanizate highly balanced in mechanical strength, heat aging resistance, oil resistance, cold resistance and ozone resistance, and a vulcanizable rubber composition using the rubber can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2006
    Publication date: May 14, 2009
    Inventors: Hiroyasu Nagamori, Akira Tsukada, Takafumi Kawanaka
  • Publication number: 20090062475
    Abstract: In a process for producing a functionalized polyalkenamer, at least one monomer comprising a monocyclic olefin having at least one pendant alkyl group bonded thereto, wherein the pendant alkyl group has at least two carbon atoms and is substituted with a polar moiety spaced by at least one carbon atom from the monocyclic olefin, is contacted with a polymerization catalyst under conditions effective to effect ring opening polymerization of the monocyclic olefin and produce the functionalized polyalkenamer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventors: Lisa Saunders Baugh, Enock Berluche, Karla Schall Colle
  • Publication number: 20080266516
    Abstract: Spectacles comprising spectacle mounts (a bridge piece (15) and two side pieces (29)) affixed to two lenses (2), the spectacle mounts being affixed by means of pins (25, 31) which are inserted into appropriately positioned holes or slots (28) drilled into the lenses (2). A single hole or slot (28) in the lens (2) is required to allow the attachment of each mount (15, 29) by location with the appropriate pin (25, 31). The holes or slots (28) are sized to match the dimensions of the pin to give the pins (25, 31) a “close” fit, and the adhesive is specifically chosen to act as a buffer between the pins (25, 31) and the lens (2), thereby substantially reducing or even eliminating the pressure around the assembly point which produces stress marks in rimless spectacles constructed using known methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2005
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Applicant: Revel International Limited
    Inventor: Brian Lever
  • Patent number: 7431793
    Abstract: An activator composition for accelerating hardening and achieving cure-through-volume of cyanoacrylate adhesives) comprising; (a) one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of :(i) pyrazine; or a pyrazine derivative; said pyrazine derivative being pyrazine substituted with at least one electron-releasing group; (ii) pyridine N oxides substituted with at least one electron-releasing group; or (iii) 2,6 pyridines being pyridines substituted in the 2- and 6-positions by substituents, at least one of the substituents being electron-releasing provided that both substituents are not methyl; and (b) a volatile solvent carrier for the compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2008
    Assignee: Loctite (R&D) Limited
    Inventors: Bernard Ryan, Hanns Misiak, James Houlihan
  • Publication number: 20080242814
    Abstract: A method of preparing oligomeric compounds from polyfunctional reactants in the presence of heterogeneous catalysts that exhibit size selective characteristics, such that further reaction between first generation products or first generation products and reactants is less favored than between the starting reactants is disclosed. Preparation of oligomeric polyacrylate compounds in a liquid solution using these catalysts is also disclosed comprising reacting X—H acidic Michael donor compounds with unsaturated Michael acceptor compounds containing more than one unsaturated group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2008
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Applicant: SUN CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: Steve Nahm
  • Patent number: 7416559
    Abstract: Pharmacologically active, easy-to-deploy, biomechanically compatible, inflatable endovascular, drug-eluting stent are formed of a primary expandable polymeric or metallic construct, intimately mantled with a biomechanically compatible, polymeric microporous, microfibrous, compliant, stretchable fabric formed by direct electrospinning onto the outside surface of the primary construct using at least one polymer solution containing at least one active compound, selected from those expected to control key biological events leading to in-stent restenosis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2008
    Assignee: Poly-Med, Inc.
    Inventor: Shalaby W. Shalaby
  • Patent number: 7351461
    Abstract: An article comprising the compound of Formula (I) wherein X is hydrogen or a radical of Formula (II), R1 independently at each occurrence is a C1-C20 aliphatic radical, a C3-C10 cycloaliphatic radical, or a C3-C10 aromatic radical; R2, R3, R4 and R5 are independently at each occurrence a halogen, a nitro group, a cyano group, a hydroxy group, a C1-C20 aliphatic radical, a C3-C20 cycloaliphatic radical, or a C6-C20 aromatic radical; and “n”, “q”, and “p” are each independently integers having a value of 0 to 3, and “m” is an integer having a value of 0 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2008
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Yogendrasinh B. Chauhan, Adil Minoo Dhalla, Rahul R. Khanwelkar, Krishnamoorthy Sivakumar, Kiran Arunkumar Puthamane
  • Patent number: 7265192
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to breathable elastomeric articles. The articles of the present invention may allow the transmission of water vapor while still providing an effective barrier to virus, bacteria, contaminants, bodily fluids, and the like. In general, a breathability additive may be incorporated into the polymer matrix of one or more layers of the elastomeric article to improve the breathability of the layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2007
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Dave A. Soerens, William E. Conley, Loi Vinh Huynh
  • Patent number: 6995227
    Abstract: An activator composition for the accelerated hardening of cyanoacrylate adhesives, wherein the activator comprises a member selected from the group consisting of: aromatic heterocyclic compounds having at least one N hetero atom in the ring(s) such as pyridines, quinolines and pyrimidines and substituted on the ring(s) with at least one electron-withdrawing group which decreases the base strength of the substituted compound compared to the corresponding unsubstituted compound, mixtures of any of the foregoing with each other, and/or with N,N-dimethyl-p-toluidine, and mixtures of any of the foregoing and/or N,N-dimethyl-p-toluidine with an organic compound containing the structural element, —N?C—S—S—, such as dibenzothiazyl disulfide. 6,6?dithiodinicotinic acid, 2,2?-dipyridyl disulfide, and bis(4-t-butyl-1-isopropyl-2-imidazolyl)disulfide. An activator composition may comprise a solution of one or more activators in a solvent mixture which comprises a volatile hydrocarbon and a cyclic ketone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2006
    Assignee: Loctite R&D Limited
    Inventors: Bernard Ryan, Hanns Roland Misiak, James A. Houlihan, Gerard R. McCann
  • Patent number: 6906112
    Abstract: A radiation-curable composition which includes a cyanoacrylate component or a cyanoacrylate-containing formulation; a metallocene component; and a polymerizingly effective amount of a photoinitiator to accelerate the rate of cure is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2005
    Assignee: Henkel Corporation
    Inventors: Stan Wojciak, Shabbir Attarwala
  • Patent number: 6897278
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for the synthesis of addition polymers containing branches upon branches and having a polymerizable olefin end group by a convenient one-pot polymerization of selected vinyl monomers with chain polymerization initiators and a method to provide olefinic end groups by chain termination agents; and polymers produced thereby characterized by branch-on-branch structure and lower inherent viscosity than heretofore possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2005
    Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Lech Wilczek
  • Patent number: 6858696
    Abstract: The invention concerns a method for preparing by thermal activation of hybrid silicone and organic polymers comprising the motifs RxUySiO[4?(x+y)]/2 (I) wherein: x is equal to 0, 1, 2 or 3, y is equal to 0, 1, 2 or 3 with 2?(x+y)?3 and y is different from 0 for at least one of the hybrid copolymer motifs; and the symbols U, identical or different, represent organic polymer units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2005
    Assignee: Rhodia Chimie
    Inventors: Mathias Destarac, Gérard Mignani, Samir Zard, Béatrice Sire, Chakib Kalai
  • Patent number: 6833421
    Abstract: New photoactive polymers, their use as liquid crystal (LC) orientation layers and their use in the construction of unstructured and structured optical and electro-optical elements and multi-layer systems. The new photoactive polymers are crosslinkable polymers that can be readily cross linked over a relatively short irradiation time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2004
    Assignee: Rolic AG
    Inventor: Guy Marck
  • Patent number: 6743881
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer for a chemically amplified resist and a resist composition using the same. The present invention provides a polymer represented by the Formula (1) and a chemically resist composition for deep ultraviolet light comprising the same, The chemically amplified resist composition comprising the polymer represented by the formula (1) of the present invention responds process and can embody a micro-paten of high resolution on a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2004
    Assignee: Dongjin Semichem Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Deog-Bae Kim, Hyeon-Jin Kim, Yong-Joon Choi, Yoon-Sik Chung
  • Patent number: 6737215
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photoresist composition sensitive in the deep ultraviolet region and a method of processing the photoresist, where the photoresist comprises a novel copolymer, a photoactive component, and a solvent. The novel copolymer comprises a unit derived from an ethylenically unsaturated compound containing at least one cyano functionality and a unit derived from an unsaturated cyclic non aromatic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2004
    Assignee: Clariant Finance (BVI) Ltd
    Inventors: Ralph R. Dammel, Raj Sakamuri