Halogen-containing Material Is A Reactant Patents (Class 528/174)
  • Patent number: 10421859
    Abstract: Polycarbonate blend compositions are disclosed. The compositions include at least one polycarbonate useful for high heat applications. The compositions include at least one poly(aliphatic ester)-polycarbonate. The compositions can include one or more additional polymers. The compositions can include one or more additives. The compositions can be used to prepare articles of manufacture, and in particular, automotive bezels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Sarah E. Grieshaber, Yuanqing He, Jean-Francois Morizur
  • Patent number: 9765176
    Abstract: A poly(ether ketone) polymer comprising recurring units derived from the reaction of at least one aromatic dihalo-compound comprising at least one —C(O)— group and at least one diol having a general formula HO-Dol-OH wherein Dol is an aliphatic group comprising from 4 to 20 carbon atoms which comprises at least one cycloaliphatic moiety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Solvay Specialty Polymers USA, LLC
    Inventors: Narmandakh Taylor, DeeDee Smith, David Blake Roller
  • Patent number: 9711824
    Abstract: A secondary battery that has an electrode active material mainly composed of a low-molecular-weight multi-electron organic compound that has two or more electrons to be involved in a battery electrode reaction, and a solvent for an electrolyte solution that contains a sulfone compound. Apart of the electrode active material is dissolved in and reacted with the electrolyte solution at the first charge and discharge, thereby oligomerizing a part of the electrode active material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignees: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD., CARLIT HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoaki Onoue, Masaharu Sato, Eiji Kokubu, Kazumi Chiba, Kazato Yanada, Toshiyuki Kiryu, Teruhisa Takada, Hidehisa Mokudai, Toru Sukigara
  • Patent number: 9688843
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polycarbonate resin a composition. The polycarbonate resin composition may simply and exactly improve appearance properties such as yellow index (Y.I), haze and the like, and thermal stability during a high-temperature process, and provide processability by reducing gas generation during molding, through provision of a relational formula of addition amounts of a hindered phenol-based compound and a phosphite-based compound which function as antioxidants when mixed with the polycarbonate resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyong Min Bahn, Min Jeong Kim, Jung Jun Park, Moo Ho Hong, Young Young Hwang
  • Patent number: 9040651
    Abstract: A poly(aryl ether sulfone) comprises units of formula (I): wherein Ar1 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, Ar2 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, Ar3 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, and n is greater than 1; and a terminal group of formula (II) derived from a monofunctional phenoxide wherein is X is a hydrogen atom or an organic substituent having from 1 to 20 carbon atoms; wherein the poly(aryl ether sulfone) has a hydroxyl group content greater than 0 and less than 50 parts per million (ppm), based on the poly(aryl ether sulfone) weight, a glass transition temperature of 180 to 290° C., a weight average molecular weight of 20,000 to 100,000, a halogen content of greater than 0 and less than 3000 ppm based on the poly(aryl ether sulfone) weight. The poly(aryl ether sulfone) is free of methoxy groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Eric Lee Lutz, William Hoy Heath, Roy Ray Odle, Thomas Link Guggenheim, Juan Justino Rodriguez Ordonez, Jose Roman Galdamez Pena
  • Publication number: 20150126635
    Abstract: The invention relates to an improved method for producing polysulfones, in particular polyethersulfones (PES) and polyphenylene sulfones (PPSU), where N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) or/and N-ethylpyrrolidone (NEP) is/are used as solvent/as solvents. The invention also relates to the obtained polysulfones that have a higher glass transition temperature, molded articles produced therefrom, and use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Hanns-Jörg Liedloff, Andreas Bayer, Pierre Dübon
  • Publication number: 20150119485
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the production of low-chlorine-content polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, to the polybiphenyl sulfone polymers obtainable in this way, to polybiphenyl sulfone polymers with less than 800 ppm content of organically bonded chlorine, to thermoplastic molding compositions and moldings, fibers, films, membranes, or foams comprising the polybiphenyl sulfone polymers mentioned, and also to their use for the production of moldings, of fibers, of films, of membranes, or of foams.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Martin Weber, Christian Maletzko, Gerhard Lange, Jörg Erbes, Matthias Dietrich, Nicholas Inchaurrondo
  • Patent number: 8981035
    Abstract: There is provided a production method of poly(phenylene ether ether ketone). The production method makes a cyclic poly(phenylene ether ether ketone) composition subjected to thermal ring-opening polymerization in the presence of a metal alkoxide and/or a metal phenoxide. The cyclic poly(phenylene ether ether ketone) composition includes 60% by weight or more of cyclic poly(phenylene ether ether ketone) and has a melting point of 270° C. or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Keiko Ichinose, Kohei Yamashita, Makito Yokoe, Koji Yamauchi
  • Publication number: 20150065677
    Abstract: The process for producing aromatic polyether sulfones via reaction of a dichlorodiphenyl sulfone component with a bisphenol component as monomers in the presence of alkali metal carbonate in the melt in the absence of solvents and diluents comprises carrying out the reaction in a mixing kneader which is operated with a shear rate in the range from 5 to 500 s?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Faissal-Ali El-Toufaili, Achim Stammer, Siimon Gramlich, Angela Ulzhöfer
  • Publication number: 20140374887
    Abstract: There is provided a composition for forming a passivation film that satisfies electric insulation, heat-tolerance, solvent-tolerance, and a dry etch back property at the same time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2013
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: NISSAN CHEMICAL IMDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mamoru Tamura, Hiroshi Ogino, Tomoyuki Enomoto
  • Patent number: 8916672
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a transparent polyarylene ether polymer with high heat resistance and a method for preparing the same. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to a polyarylene ether polymer and a method for preparing the same, wherein the polyarylene ether polymer has a repeating structure in which cardo-type aromatic diols having a large molecular volume, polyether sulfones which are amorphous polymers having a high glass transition temperature and superior film formability, and polyether ketones which are crystalline polymers having superior heat resistance and mechanical properties are sequentially arranged. The polyarylene ether polymer is both transparent and heat resistant and, thus, can be used, for example, for a flexible plastic substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: ICUF-HYU (Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University)
    Inventors: Yang Kyoo Han, Gyoung Pyo Kong, Moon Ki Kim, Bo Ra Hong, Hyun Aee Chun
  • Patent number: 8916674
    Abstract: A method for preparing series of terpolymer of poly (diphenyl ether sulfone) and poly (diphenyl ether diphenyl sulfone) comprises: adding high temperature organic solvent, stirring and heating; sequentially adding 4,4?-dihydroxydiphenyl, 4,4?-dichlorodiphenyl sulfone and 4,4?-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl-1,1?-biphenyl; after all the monomers are completely dissolved, heating to 100° C. and adding alkali metal carbonate salt-forming agent which is 5-10 mol % more than the amount of 4,4?-dihydroxydiphenyl added, and subsequently adding xylene; continuously heating and salt-forming reaction begins in the system, and controlling the temperature at 190˜210° C.; then heating to 230˜236° C., and maintaining for 3-4 hours to obtain polymer viscous liquid; and refining the polymer viscous liquid to obtain a terpolymer containing different structural units in the molecular chain, wherein the Tg of the terpolymer can be regulated by changing the ratio of the two dichloro-containing monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Kingfa Sci & Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhongwen Wu, Rongtang Ma, Xiangbin Zeng
  • Patent number: 8906992
    Abstract: A thermoplastic molding composition, comprising: A) from 40 to 97.9% by weight of at least one polyether sulfone, B) from 2 to 59.9% by weight of at least one polysulfone, C) from 0.1 to 2% by weight of stearic acid, and also, if appropriate, further additives and auxiliaries, has improved flowability, surface quality, and notched impact resistance, and can be used for the construction of headlamps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Martin Weber, Rüdiger Bluhm, Christian Maletzko, Gerhard Lange, Jörg Erbes
  • Patent number: 8907042
    Abstract: A polyetherimide manufactured by reaction of an alkali metal salt of a dihydroxy aromatic compound of the formula MO—Z—OM wherein M is an alkali metal salt and Z is an aromatic C6-24 monocyclic or polycyclic moiety optionally substituted with 1 to 6 C1-8 alkyl groups, 1 to 8 halogen atoms, or a combination thereof, with a bis(halophthalimide) composition comprising, based on the weight of the bis(halophthalimide) composition, from more than 45 to less than 75 weight percent of a 3,3?-bis(halophthalimide) of the formula less than 10 weight percent of a 3,4?-bis(halophthalimide) of the formula and from more than 45 to less than 75 weight percent of a (4,4?-bis(halophthalimide) of the formula
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Sabic Global Technologies B.V.
    Inventors: Matthew L. Kuhlman, Gurulingamurthy M. Haralur
  • Publication number: 20140350207
    Abstract: A poly(aryl ether sulfone) comprises units of formula (I): wherein Ar1 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, Ar2 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, Ar3 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, and n is greater than 1; and a terminal group of formula (II) derived from a monofunctional phenoxide wherein is X is a hydrogen atom or an organic substituent having from 1 to 20 carbon atoms; wherein the poly(aryl ether sulfone) has a hydroxyl group content greater than 0 and less than 50 parts per million (ppm), based on the poly(aryl ether sulfone) weight, a glass transition temperature of 180 to 290° C., a weight average molecular weight of 20,000 to 100,000, a halogen content of greater than 0 and less than 3000 ppm based on the poly(aryl ether sulfone) weight. The poly(aryl ether sulfone) can have a thermal stability factor greater than or equal to 90%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS IP B.V.
    Inventors: Eric Lee Lutz, William Hoy Heath, Roy Ray Odle, Thomas Link Guggenheim, Juan Justino Rodriguez Ordonez, Jose Roman Galdamez Pena
  • Publication number: 20140221596
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing polysulfone, comprising reacting bisphenol monomers with a salt forming agent to form bisphenolate, followed by subjecting the bisphenolate and 4,4?-dihalodiphenyl sulfone to polycondensation to give polysulfone, characterized in that the reaction for forming bisphenolate and the polycondensation are performed in the presence of a composite ionic liquid as the solvent, the composite ionic liquid containing zwitterionic liquid of formula (I) and/or (II) as component A and ionic liquid of formula (III) and/or (IV) as component B, wherein variables are respectively defined in the description of the present invention. The process of the present invention enables a shortened preparation period of polysulfone, particularly a shortened reaction time (including the time of water removal) of the salt forming stage; in addition, the polysulfone thus prepared has an improved molecular weight which is much higher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2012
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Inventors: Zhengping Liu, Jing Wang
  • Publication number: 20140113093
    Abstract: A polymer which comprises recurring units derived from at least one monomer (M) having a general formula (I) Y1—Z1-Q-Z2—Y2 wherein Y1 and Y2, equal or different from each other, are independently selected from a group consisting of OH, SH, Cl, Br, NO2 or I; Z1 and Z2, equal or different from each other, independently comprises at least 1 aromatic ring and, Q comprises at least one hydrophilic moiety (H) selected from the group consisting of a sulfone (SO2), a ketone (CO), a phosphine oxide (PO), an ether, a thioether, an ester, an anhydride, a carbonate, an amide, an imide, an imine and an urethane group, and the interatomic distance between Y1 and Y2 is at least 10 ?, the monomer has an EC50 response value to the estrogen receptor a (ER?) equal to or at least 26000 nM.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: SOLVAY SPECIALITY POLYMERS USA, LLC
    Inventors: George A. Corbin, Theodore Moore, Atul Bhatnagar
  • Patent number: 8703901
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous alkali-developable photosensitive polyimide precursor resin composition that is appropriate for highly heat-resistant transparent protection layers and insulation layers for liquid crystal display devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-seok Kim, Yong-sik Ahn, Kyung-jun Kim, Mi-hie Yi
  • Publication number: 20140039102
    Abstract: This disclosure relates generally to polysulfone compositions whose residual phenolic monomers or phenolic degradation products exhibit little or no estradiol binding activity. Also disclosed are methods for making the disclosed polysulfones and articles of manufacture comprising the disclosed polysulfones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2012
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Inventors: Robert R. Gallucci, James A. Mahood, Roy R. Odle, Steve Dimond, Eric Lee Lutz
  • Publication number: 20130324648
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the work-up of polymer solutions comprising N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone and a polymer where the polymer solution is hydrogenated with hydrogen in the presence of a hydrogenation catalyst. The present invention also relates to the product obtainable from said process, and to its use for producing, in particular, polyarylene ether products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Martin Weber, Rolf Pinkos, Thomas Vogler
  • Publication number: 20130255785
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a thermoplastic molding composition which comprises at least one polybiphenyl ether sulfone polymer, to produce moldings for conveying gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Jochen Schmid, Frank Ehret, Christian Maletzko
  • Publication number: 20130245223
    Abstract: High heat polyethersulfone compositions are provided which possess unexpectedly high glass transition temperatures. The polyethersulfone compositions comprise structural units derived from fluorenone bisphenols such as 9,9-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)fluorene, and structural units derived from at least one biphenyl-bissulfone such as 4,4?-bis((4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl)-1,1?-biphenyl. The novel polyethersulfone compositions may further comprise structural units derived from one or more biphenols such as 4,4?-biphenol, bisphenols such as BPA, or other electrophilic sulfone monomers, such as bis(4-chlorophenyl)sulfone. In one embodiment, the polyethersulfone composition of the present invention comprises structural groups derived exclusively from 9,9-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)fluorene and 4,4?-bis((4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl)-1,1?-biphenyl and exhibits a single glass transition of greater than 300° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2013
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Daniel Steiger, Farid Fouad Khouri, Daniel Joseph Brunelle, Amy Beth Koren
  • Publication number: 20130177763
    Abstract: An adhesive composition has a polymer that contains a unit structure of Formula (1): ?L1-O-T1-O???Formula (1) (where L1 is an arylene group or a combination of an arylene group and a sulfonyl group or a carbonyl group, and T1 is a fluoroalkylene group, a cyclic alkylene group, an arylene group having a substituent, or a combination of an arylene group optionally having a substituent and a fluoroalkylene group or a cyclic alkylene group) and contains, at a terminal or in a side chain or the main chain, at least one group containing a structure of Formula (2-A), a structure of Formula (2-B), or both structures:
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Applicant: NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ogino, Mamoru Tamura, Tomoyuki Enomoto
  • Publication number: 20130109831
    Abstract: A poly(aryl ether sulfone) comprises units of formula (I): wherein Ar1 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, Ar2 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, Ar3 is a divalent C6-C15 aromatic group, and n is greater than 1; and a terminal group of formula (II) derived from a monofunctional phenoxide wherein is X is a hydrogen atom or an organic substituent having from 1 to 20 carbon atoms; wherein the poly(aryl ether sulfone) has a hydroxyl group content greater than 0 and less than 50 parts per million (ppm), based on the poly(aryl ether sulfone) weight, a glass transition temperature of 180 to 290° C., a weight average molecular weight of 20,000 to 100,000, a halogen content of greater than 0 and less than 3000 ppm based on the poly(aryl ether sulfone) weight. The poly(aryl ether sulfone) is free of methoxy groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2011
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Applicant: SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS IP B.V.
    Inventors: Eric Lee Lutz, William Hoy Heath, Roy Ray Odle, Thomas Link Guggenheim
  • Publication number: 20130102740
    Abstract: Provided are a sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymer including a crosslinking structure and a polyelectrolyte membrane including the same. Particularly, a sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymer including a crosslinking structure in a polymer chain or at the terminal portion of the polymer chain, and a polyelectrolyte membrane including the same are provided. The polyelectrolyte membrane using the sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymer including the crosslinking structure, may have the same or better degree of a thermal stability, a mechanical stability, a chemical stability, a membrane forming capability, etc. than a commonly used polyelectrolyte membrane. In addition, the proton conductivity and the cell performance of the polyelectrolyte membrane may be remarkably improved than those of the commonly used polymer electrolyte. Further, the properties of the electrolyte membrane may be rarely changed, and a high measuring stability may be obtainable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2011
    Publication date: April 25, 2013
    Applicant: GWANGJU INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jae-Suk Lee, Young Jea Kim, Hyo Kyeong Son, Da Young Kim, Un Ko
  • Patent number: 8404795
    Abstract: Polymers for photoresists and monomers for incorporation into those polymers are disclosed. The polymers comprise a photoacid generator (PAG) component and at least a second component that is photolytically stable and acid-stable. The polymers may also contain a third, acid-labile component. The photoacid generator is based on N-sulfoxyimides and related moieties that contain photolabile oxygen-heteroatom and oxygen-aromatic carbon bonds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: The Research Foundation for the State University of New York
    Inventor: Robert L. Brainard
  • Publication number: 20120309857
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a polyarylene-based polymer, a preparation method for the same, and a polymer electrolyte membrane for fuel cell using the polymer. The polyarylene-based polymer, which is designed to have long side chains of a hydrophilic moiety and dense sulfonic acid groups, may improve the formation of ion channels when fabricating a polymer membrane and also ensures good chemical stability of the hydrophilic moiety and good dimensional stability against water. Further, the preparation method of the present invention simplifies production of the polymer, and polymer electrolyte membranes using the polymer exhibits improved properties as a polymer electrolyte membrane for a fuel cell, such as high proton conductivity, even under an atmosphere of low water uptake, and good dimensional stability against a long-term exposure to water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2011
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Inchul Hwang, Nak Hyun Kwon, Young Taek Kim, Dong Il Kim, Ju Ho Lee, Jang-Bae Son
  • Publication number: 20120208977
    Abstract: A method for preparing series of terpolymer of poly (diphenyl ether sulfone) and poly (diphenyl ether diphenyl sulfone) comprises: adding high temperature organic solvent, stirring and heating; sequentially adding 4,4?-dihydroxydiphenyl, 4,4?-dichlorodiphenyl sulfone and 4,4?-Bis(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl-1,1?-biphenyl; after all the monomers are completely dissolved, heating to 100° C. and adding alkali metal carbonate salt-forming agent which is 5-10 mol % more than the amount of 4,4?-dihydroxydiphenyl added, and subsequently adding xylene; continuously heating and salt-forming reaction begins in the system, and controlling the temperature at 190˜210° C.; then heating to 230˜236° C., and maintaining for 3-4 hours to obtain polymer viscous liquid; and refining the polymer viscous liquid to obtain a terpolymer containing different structural units in the molecular chain, wherein the Tg of the terpolymer can be regulated by changing the ratio of the two dichloro-containing monomers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2010
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: KINGFA SCI & TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Zhongwen Wu, Rongtang Ma, Xiangbin Zeng
  • Patent number: 8232366
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous alkali-developable photosensitive polyimide precursor resin composition that is appropriate for highly heat-resistant transparent protection layers and insulation layers for liquid crystal display devices. In more detail, the present invention relates to a negative-type photosensitive transparent polyimide precursor resin composition manufactured in two steps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong-seok Kim, Yong-sik Ahn, Kyung-jun Kim, Mi-hie Yi
  • Publication number: 20120190764
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an aromatic polysulfone resin is offered which is suitable as film material, especially in porous membranes. The aromatic polysulfone resin of the present invention has a reduced viscosity of 0.55-0.65 dL/g, and preferably 0.58-0.62 dL/g, number average molecular weight (Mn) of 22000 or more, and preferably 23500 or more, and a value of the ratio of weight average molecular weight (Mw) relative to number average molecular weight (Mn) of 2.54 or less, and preferably 2.50 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2010
    Publication date: July 26, 2012
    Inventors: Yusaku Kohinata, Hiroshi Harada
  • Publication number: 20120149796
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the production of low-halogen-content polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, to the resultant polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, to polybiphenyl sulfone polymers having less than 400 ppm content of polymer-bonded halogen, to thermoplastic molding compositions comprising these polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, and to their use for the production of moldings, of fibers, of films, of membranes, or of foams.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Martin Weber, Christian Maletzko, Gerhard Lange, Jörg Erbes, Matthias Dietrich, Nicolas Inchaurrondo, Christoph Sigwart
  • Patent number: 8153753
    Abstract: A polyamide having at least an alicyclic or aromatic group exhibiting a light transmittance of 80% or more in the wavelength region of 450 to 700 nm is produced by using an aramide polymer comprising specific structural units at an amount of 50 mol % or more. Colorless transparent alicyclic or aromatic polyamide films having high rigidity and high thermal resistance are provided by using the polyamide. Further, the invention provides various optical members made by using the polyamide or the polyamide films, and polyamide copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Hideki Moriyama, Akimitsu Tsukuda
  • Patent number: 8110639
    Abstract: A polysulfone having a first polyphenylene sulfone unit (i.e. PPSU unit) based on one biphenol group and one diphenyl sulfone group and a second sulfone unit (i.e. PSU-AF unit) based on one hexafluorobisphenol A group and one diphenylsulfone group. The polysulfone is transparent and has a total heat release and peak heat release of less than 65 kW·min/m2 and 65 kW/m2, respectively. Compositions containing the polysulfone and articles made by molding and/or extruding the polysulfone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Solvay Advanced Polymers, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Thomas H. Schwab, Theodore Moore
  • Publication number: 20120029106
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the production of low-chlorine-content polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, to the polybiphenyl sulfone polymers obtainable in this way, to polybiphenyl sulfone polymers with less than 800 ppm content of organically bonded chlorine, to thermoplastic molding compositions and moldings, fibers, films, membranes, or foams comprising the polybiphenyl sulfone polymers mentioned, and also to their use for the production of moldings, of fibers, of films, of membranes, or of foams.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2010
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Martin Weber, Christian Maletzko, Gerhard Lange, Jörg Erbes, Matthias Dietrich, Nicholas Inchaurrondo
  • Publication number: 20120016043
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a poly(arylene ether) copolymer having an ion exchange group, particularly a positive ion exchange group, a method for manufacturing the same, and use thereof. In the poly(arylene ether) copolymer having the ion exchange group according to the present invention, physical characteristics, ion exchanging ability, metal ion adsorption ability and a proccessability are excellent, and thus the copolymer can be molded in various shapes and can be extensively applied to various fields such as recovering of organic metal, air purification, catalysts, water treatment, medical fields and separating of proteins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2010
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Inchul Hwang, Nak Hyun Kwon, Young Taek Kim, Dong Il Kim, Ju Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 8030433
    Abstract: Tailorable polyimide resin systems suitable for processing by resin transfer molding (RTM) and resin infusion (RI) methods. An exemplary resin system includes first and second prepolymer components present in respective amounts to provide the desired processibility. The cured polyimide system exhibits high glass transition temperature and other properties required for gas turbine engine applications. The first and second prepolymer components independently comprise a monomeric mixture or a reaction product of a diamine component, a dianhydride component, and an end group component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2011
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Stephen Mark Whiteker, Lisa Vinciguerra Shafer, Warren Rosal Ronk
  • Patent number: 7989578
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a negative photosensitive polyimide polymer having a repeating unit of formula (1) as a polymerized unit: wherein G, Q and P* are as defined in the specification. The polyimide polymer of the present invention is developable in an aqueous alkaline solution, and has the properties associated with an insulating layer and photoresist.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2011
    Assignee: Eternal Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chung-Jen Wu
  • Patent number: 7964697
    Abstract: A membrane including a polyarylether having amide functionality. The polyarylether having amide functionality includes units from at least one of structure I or structure II: R1 and R2 are separate groups or are covalently connected to form a cyclic moiety; R1 and R2 are each, independently, hydrogen, C1-20 alkyl, C3-C30 aryl or a substituted C3-30 aryl; R3, R4, R5, R6, R7 and R8 are each, independently, a nitro group, C1-C12 alkyl, C3-C30 aryl or a combination; Y is hydrogen, C1-20 alkyl or C3-C30 aryl; k is from about 0 to about 10; a, b, c, d, e and f are each, independently, 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4; and m and n are each, independently, 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Gary William Yeager, Daniel Steiger, Yanshi Zhang
  • Publication number: 20110130538
    Abstract: Polymers for photoresists and monomers for incorporation into those polymers are disclosed. The polymers comprise a photoacid generator (PAG) component and at least a second component that is photolytically stable and acid-stable. The polymers may also contain a third, acid-labile component. The photoacid generator is based on N-sulfoxyimides and related moieties that contain photolabile oxygen-heteroatom and oxygen-aromatic carbon bonds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: The Research Foundation of the State University of New York
    Inventor: Robert L. BRAINARD
  • Patent number: 7935768
    Abstract: A crosslinked fluoroaromatic polymer having at least one crosslinked fluoropolymer chain and at least one fluorinated aromatic segment, wherein the crosslinked fluoropolymer chain is crosslinked to the fluorinated aromatic segment via a nucleophilic curing agent, and processes for preparation thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2011
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Carolyn Moorlag, Nan-Xing Hu
  • Publication number: 20110098371
    Abstract: Disclosed are sulfonated polymers of formula (I) or a salt thereof: wherein X is (a) or (b), R is hydrogen or an organic moiety, n is an integer from 10 to 10,000, p is 1 or 2, and m is 0 or 1 for a particular monomer unit such that the polymer has a degree of sulfonation of 0.50 or greater. Such polymers are useful in proton exchange membranes (PEMs) having high ion exchange capacity with higher proton conductivity than Nafion™, while having lower methanol permeability and lower water uptake than previously disclosed polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2009
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Applicant: NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA
    Inventors: Dae Sik Kim, Michael D. Guiver
  • Patent number: 7803884
    Abstract: A block copolymer comprising at least one segment having an acid group and at least one segment substantially free from acid groups is provided wherein the segment substantially free from acid groups contains a structure of the following general formula (1): Ar1—Z—Ar2—O—Ar3—Om??(1) (wherein, m represents an integer of 10 or more, Ar1, Ar2 and Ar3 represent mutually independently a divalent aromatic group which may be substituted by an alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, an alkoxy group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, an aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms or an aryloxy group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms, and Z represents —CO— or —SO2—, each Z in the segments representing independently —CO— or —SO2—). The block copolymer exhibits more excellent performances as a polymer electrolyte for fuel cells or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Toru Onodera, Shigeru Sasaki, Daizaburo Yashiki
  • Patent number: 7691477
    Abstract: A multi-layer article is disclosed. The article contains a base layer that contains at least one thermoplastic resin and a second layer containing a thermoplastic (co)polyformal superimposed over the base layer. The (co)polyformal conforms to formulae (1a) or (1b), in which O-D-O and O-E-O independently denote a diphenolate group, -D- and -E- independently denote an aromatic group having 6 to 40 carbon atoms, k is a whole number from 1 to 1500, o stands for numbers from 1 to 1500, and m is z/o and n is (o-z)/o wherein z is 0 to o.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2010
    Assignee: Bayer MaterialScience AG
    Inventors: Helmut-Werner Heuer, Rolf Wehrmann, Sylvia Braun, Claus Rüdiger, Marco Roelofs, Wolfgang Nising, Siegfried Anders, Jürgen Röhner, Rüdiger Gorny, Ralf Hufen
  • Patent number: 7681741
    Abstract: Membranes comprising functional polyarylether having structural units of formula II are useful for hemodialysis and hemofiltration: wherein X is selected from Br, NR4R5, OOCR6, OR7, NR4COR5, NR4CONR5R6, NR4COOR5R6 and combinations thereof; R1, R2 and R3 are independently at each occurrence H, X, halo, cyano, nitro, a C1-C12 aliphatic radical, a C3-C12 cycloaliphatic radical, a C3-C12 aromatic radical or a combination thereof; R4 and R5 are independently H, a C1-C10 aliphatic radical, a C3-C12 cycloaliphatic radical, a C3-C12 aromatic radical, or a combination thereof; R6 is H, a C2-10 aliphatic radical, a C3-C12 cycloaliphatic radical, a C3-C12 aromatic radical or a combination thereof; R7 is OCH2CH2(OCH2CH2)nOH or OOCCH2(OCH2CH2)nCH3; Q is a direct bond, O, S, CH2, alkenyl, alkynyl, a C1-C12 aliphatic radical, a C3-C12 cycloaliphatic radical, a C3-C12 aromatic radical or a combination thereof; Z is a direct bond, O, S, CH2, SO, SO2, CO, phenylphospinyl oxide, alkenyl, alkynyl, a C1-C12 aliphatic radic
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2010
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Yanshi Zhang, Daniel Steiger, Joseph Anthony Suriano, Gary William Yeager
  • Patent number: 7662904
    Abstract: The present invention relates to aromatic polyether resins crosslinked with amic acid or imide side chain, and more particularly, to the aromatic polyether resin crosslinked by amic acid or imide side chain, which is produced by heat curing of amic acid, wherein introduction of imide groups to the basic backbone provides excellent chemical resistance as well as heat resistance and improves surface roughness when coated as a thin film so that it can be suitable for films and flexible display plate substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2010
    Assignee: Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology
    Inventors: Jong Chan Won, Yong Seok Kim, Eun Sang Lee, Jae Heung Lee
  • Publication number: 20090283476
    Abstract: A polysulfone having a first polyphenylene sulfone unit (i.e. PPSU unit) based on one biphenol group and one diphenyl sulfone group and a second sulfone unit (i.e. PSU-AF unit) based on one hexafluorobisphenol A group and one diphenylsulfone group. The polysulfone is transparent and has a total heat release and peak heat release of less than 65 kW·min/m2 and 65 kW/m2, respectively. Compositions containing the polysulfone and articles made by molding and/or extruding the polysulfone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2009
    Publication date: November 19, 2009
    Applicant: SOLVAY ADVANCED POLYMERS, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Thomas H. SCHWAB, Theodore MOORE
  • Patent number: 7605222
    Abstract: Copolyetherimides compositions having high glass transition temperatures and outstanding ductility are presented. The copolyetherimides having Mw of at least 40,000 comprising isomeric bis(phthalimide) structural units within a relatively narrow range of isomer proportions exhibited Tgs of at least 240° C. and outstanding Notched Izod values. The copolyetherimides comprise oxydianiline residues and structural units of the formulas (I) and (II) (III).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2009
    Assignee: SABIC Innovative Plastics IP B.V.
    Inventors: Qing Ye, David Bruce Hall, William David Richards, Daniel Joseph Brunelle, Havva Yagci Acar
  • Publication number: 20090259013
    Abstract: A rigid, rod liquid crystal polymer includes a poly(phenylene disulfonic acid).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2009
    Publication date: October 15, 2009
    Inventors: Morton H. Litt, Junwon Kang
  • Publication number: 20090233146
    Abstract: A sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymer that has a crosslinking structure in a chain of a polymer, a sulfonated poly(arylene ether) copolymer that has a crosslinking structure in and at an end of a chain of a polymer, and a polymer electrolyte film that is formed by using them are disclosed. According to the polycondensation reaction of the sulfonated dihydroxy monomer (HO—SAr1-OH), the none sulfonated dihydroxy monomer (HO—Ar—OH), the crosslinkable dihalide monomer (X—CM-X) and the none sulfonated dihalide monomer (X—Ar—X), the poly(arylene ether) copolymer in which the sulfonic acid is included is synthesized. The formed poly(arylene ether) copolymer has the crosslinkable structure in the chain of the polymer. In addition, by carrying out the polycondensation reaction in respects to the crosslinkable monohydroxy monomer or the crosslinkable monohalide monomer, the crosslinking can be formed at the end of the polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2008
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: GWANGJU INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jae-Suk Lee, Myung-Hwan Jeong, Kwan-Soo Lee, Eun-Seon Park, Young-Mu Joe
  • Publication number: 20090163692
    Abstract: An aromatic polyether comprising structural units derived from a halosulfone sulfonate having structure (I): wherein R1 is a C3-C25 aromatic radical, a C3-C25 cycloaliphatic radical, or a C1-C10 aliphatic radical; M is hydrogen or a charge balancing cation; Y1 is independently at each occurrence a halogen; “t” is an integer having a value of 1 or 2; “s” is an integer having a value 0 to 3, “b” is an integer having a value 1 to 4; and “c” is an integer having a value 1 to 20. Also provided are methods of preparing the aromatic polyethers, and compositions including the aromatic polyethers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
    Inventors: David Roger Moore, Gary William Yeager, Daniel Joseph Brunelle, Marianne Elisabeth Harmon, Joyce Hung, Joseph Anthony Suriano, Hongyi Zhou