From Reactant Having At Least One -n=c=x Group (wherein X Is A Chalcogen Atom) As Well As Precursors Thereof, E.g., Blocked Isocyanate, Etc. Patents (Class 528/44)
  • Patent number: 11072725
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polyurethane composition comprising a reaction product of an isocyanate component comprising one or more aromatic isocyanates, wherein the aromatic isocyanate has an isocyanate (NCO) content of about 2-30% NCO; and a polyol component comprising a polyol having an equivalent weight (EW) of about 1500-2500, an aromatic diamine, a moisture scavenger and a catalyst. A process for preparing the polyurethane composition and an article, coating or film comprising the polyurethane composition are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Crosslink Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Jimmy Kung, John Ulcar, Dipak Parekh
  • Patent number: 11059935
    Abstract: The present invention provides an aqueous polyurethane dispersion (PUD) comprising an amorphous polyester having a glass transition temperature (Tg) as determined by differential scanning calorimetry of less than ?30° C.; wherein the aqueous polyurethane dispersion (PUD) has a glass transition temperature (Tg) as determined by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) of 0° C. to 20° C. and a hard block content of greater than 50%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Covestro LLC
    Inventors: Makoto Nakao, Tina Kasardo
  • Patent number: 11039615
    Abstract: Advantageously, para-chloroaniline (PCA) is minimal in antimicrobial articles prepared according to the method of the invention. A method of forming an antimicrobial article according to the invention comprises steps of: providing a polymerizable composition; incorporating an antimicrobially effective amount of at least one chlorhexidine-containing antimicrobial agent into the polymerizable composition; and, polymerizing the polymerizable composition to form chlorhexidine-containing polymer of the antimicrobial article, wherein processing temperature during the method is less than about 80° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: entrotech life sciences, inc.
    Inventor: James E. McGuire, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11021563
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present disclosure relates to a method for producing an optical component resin having excellent dyeability, an optical component resin, a spectacle lens, and spectacles. A method for producing an optical component resin, including a step of polymerizing a polymerizable composition containing a polyisocyanate component and a polythiol component containing 40 mol % or more of a polythiol compound having two or more sulfide bonds in a molecular structure thereof, in which the content of a hydrolyzable chlorine compound contained in the polyisocyanate component is in a range of 10 ppm by mass or more and 100 ppm by mass or less in the polyisocyanate component, an optical component resin obtained by the producing method, an optical component formed of the optical component resin, a spectacle lens including a lens substrate formed of the optical component resin, and spectacles including the spectacle lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: HOYA LENS THAILAND LTD.
    Inventors: Masahisa Kousaka, Takeaki Iryo
  • Patent number: 11001671
    Abstract: A method of forming a copolymer is provided, which includes (i) mixing a diamine and a diester to form a mixture, and heating the mixture to form a diamine compound, wherein the diamine compound has a chemical structure of (ii) mixing the diamine compound and a diacid to form a diamine-diacid salt, wherein the diamine-diacid salt has a chemical structure of and (iii) heating the diamine-diacid salt to polymerize the diamine-diacid salt for forming a copolymer, wherein the copolymer has a repeating unit with a chemical structure of wherein n=2-12, R is and m=2-12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Yu-Ting Chen, Jiun-Jy Chen, Tun-Fun Way
  • Patent number: 10961418
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of block copolymers produced from OH-functionalized polyolefins and polyesters in adhesives or sealants and to adhesives or sealants containing said block co-polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Nicolai Kolb, Gabriele Brenner, Patrick Glöckner, Bernhard Schleimer
  • Patent number: 10950891
    Abstract: New homopolymers and copolymers of diester-based polymers have been synthesized. When these polymers are combined with electrolyte salts, such polymer electrolytes have shown excellent electrochemical oxidation stability in lithium battery cells. Their stability along with their excellent ionic conductivities make them especially suitable as electrolytes in high energy density lithium battery cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Malar Azagarsamy, Hany Basam Eitouni, Kulandaivelu Sivanandan
  • Patent number: 10947340
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a thermoplastic copolymer, block copolymer, and statistical copolymer comprising plural acrylated polyol monomeric units having different degrees of acrylation of hydroxyl groups. The acrylated polyol monomeric units have an average degree of acrylation greater than 1 and less than the number of the hydroxyl groups of the polyol. The present invention also relates to a method of making the thermoplastic copolymer, block copolymer, and statistical copolymer, and using them in various applications, such as asphalt rubber modifiers, adhesives, or an additive in a fracking fluid for oil fracking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventors: Eric W. Cochran, R. Christopher Williams, Nacu Hernandez, Elvira Joana Ferreira Peralta, Michael John Forrester
  • Patent number: 10950890
    Abstract: New homopolymers and copolymers of diester-based polymers have been synthesized. When these polymers are combined with electrolyte salts, such polymer electrolytes have shown excellent electrochemical oxidation stability in lithium battery cells. Their stability along with their excellent ionic conductivities make them especially suitable as electrolytes in high energy density lithium battery cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Malar Azagarsamy, Hany Basam Eitouni, Kulandaivelu Sivanandan
  • Patent number: 10907078
    Abstract: The invention relates to a contact adhesive product, comprising a substrate and a polyurethane resin, which can be obtained by reacting at least A) an aliphatic polyisocyanate component having an average isocyanate functionality of ?1.8 and ?2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Sebastian Dörr, Marc-Stephan Weiser, Sascha Plug
  • Patent number: 10899870
    Abstract: The thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) compositions described herein have a very good snap back properties (also called rebound resilience) while still maintaining a good combination of other properties, including hardness, low-temperature flexibility, abrasion resistance, weather-ability, low density, or any combination thereof. This combination of properties make the TPU compositions described herein useful materials for applications where polyamide copolymers (COPA) and/or polyether block amide (PEBA) materials have traditionally been used over TPU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: David Cozzens, Pallavi Kulkarni, Anthony J. Walder
  • Patent number: 10793664
    Abstract: A process for preparing trimers and/or oligomers of diisocyanates is disclosed along with a composition of trimers and/or oligomers formed from diisocyanates and monomeric diisocyanates obtainable by reaction of I. 5-94.999% by weight of A) at least one diisocyanate having a boiling point of less than 250° C. (at standard pressure) and/or B) at least one diisocyanate having a boiling point of 250-350° C. (at standard pressure), in the presence of II. 94.999-5% by weight of C) at least one diisocyanate having a boiling point above 350° C. (at standard pressure), III. in the presence of at least one trimerization catalyst in amounts of 0.001% to 5% by weight, and the amounts of I.-III. add up to 100% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Rainer Lomölder, Christoph Nacke, Melanie Sajitz, Emmanouil Spyrou, Dirk Hoppe
  • Patent number: 10752713
    Abstract: A copolymer comprising a copolymer chain A bearing a function B selected from the group consisting of the functions B1 and B2, the copolymer chain A being a copolymer chain comprising monomer units M1 and monomer units M2, M1 being a conjugated diene and M2 being a monomer selected from the group consisting of ?-monoolefins, ethylene and mixtures thereof, B1 being selected from the group consisting of N(SiMe3)2; N(SiMe2CH2CH2SiMe2); para-C6H4(NMe2); para-C6H4(OMe); para-C6H4(N(SiMe3)2); ortho-CH2-C6H4NMe2; ortho-CH2-C6H4OMe; C6F5; C3F7; C6F13; CH(OCH2CH2O); B2 being a function that is derived from B1, is provided. Such a copolymer is synthesized by using a transfer agent bearing the function B1 and a carbon-metal bond, the metal being an alkaline-earth metal, zinc or aluminium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventors: Julien Thuilliez, Christophe Boisson, Franck D'Agosto, Sébastien Norsic, Benoît Macqueron
  • Patent number: 10696778
    Abstract: The present invention is based, in part, on the discovery that the polymeric materials described herein produce polyurethane copolymers with advantageous optical properties. In particular embodiments, polyurethane copolymers comprise repeating units of isosorbide and a difunctional linker where the difunctional linkers can be diisocyanate, dithiocyanate, dicarboxylic acid, and other monomers. Some of the advantageous optical properties of these polymeric materials include a refractive index of about 1.5 and an Abbe value of at least about 50. Also described are methods for producing these polyurethane copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOL, INC.
    Inventors: Ray F. Stewart, Monica Bhatia, Jagdish Jethmalani, Sanjiban Chakraborty
  • Patent number: 10669459
    Abstract: A polyurethane based adhesive containing one polyol compound derived from caprolactone monomer having a number average molecular weight between 200 and 1000 combined with a polyisocyanate compound. The functionality of the polycaprolactone polyol is between 1 and 4. Other aspects include a polarizing layered structure, a polarized lens and a method for manufacturing same all of which include the polyurethane based adhesive. The adhesive avoids delamination and is useful in optical applications where it will be in contact with water, for example during surfacing or edging process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Essilor International
    Inventors: Ronald A. Berzon, Aref Jallouli
  • Patent number: 10604614
    Abstract: The embodiments described herein generally relate to methods and chemical compositions of triazine-arylhydroxy-aldehyde condensates. In one embodiment, a triazine-arylhydroxy-aldehyde condensate is reacted with at alkoxylation agent to form alkoxylated triazine-arylhydroxy-aldehyde condensates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Hexion Inc.
    Inventors: Ganapathy S. Viswanathan, Anthony Maiorana, Stephan Schröter, Pravin Kukkala
  • Patent number: 10590318
    Abstract: A multi-part polyurethane composition is composed of a first part comprising a polyurethane prepolymer composition and a second part comprising a polyol having a hydroxyl functionality of 4 to 6, and a desiccant. The composition further comprises a plasticizer, wherein the plasticizer can be present in any one or more of the parts. A polyurethane is formed by mixing and curing the composition. The composition can be used as an adhesive for separatory devices, in particular for potting hollow fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Elantas PDG, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard David Jordan, Jr., Michael Causer, Tanmoy Dey
  • Patent number: 10584149
    Abstract: Provided are lysine decarboxylase polypeptides comprising mutants of SEQ ID NO: 2 and/or fragments thereof. The mutants or fragments have at least 95% sequence identity with SEQ ID NO: 2. Also provided are DNA polynucleotides encoding said lysine decarboxylases, expression vector comprising the DNA polynucleotides, transformants, mutant host cells, methods for the production of lysine decarboxylases, and methods for the production of a lysine-derived product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignees: Cathay Biotech Inc., CIBT America Inc.
    Inventors: Howard Chou, Naiqiang Li, Xiucai Liu
  • Patent number: 10569140
    Abstract: In a golf ball having a core, a cover of at least one layer and a paint film layer formed on a surface of the cover, the paint film layer has an elastic work recovery of at least 60%, the cover layer in contact with the paint film layer has a material hardness on the Shore D scale of at least 55 and, letting M be the elastic work recovery (%) of the paint film layer and N be the material hardness (Shore D hardness) of the cover layer, M?N>0. The ball surface is scratch-resistant and has an excellent durability, and the ball has a reduced spin rate on shots with a driver or a long iron, resulting in an increased carry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotaka Shinohara, Takashi Ohira
  • Patent number: 10562998
    Abstract: An elastomeric polymer, comprising (1) a hard segment in the amount of 10% to 60% by weight of the elastomeric polymer, wherein the hard segment includes a urethane, urea, or urethaneurea; and (2) a soft segment in the amount of 40% to 90% by weight of the elastomeric polymer, wherein the soft segment includes a polyisobutylene macrodiol and/or diamine. Additionally disclosed is a method of forming a polyisobutylene-based thermoplastic urethane, comprising the steps of (a) reacting a polyisobutylene macrodiol and/or diamine with a diisocyanate to form a first reaction mixture; (b) combining a metal catalyst and a chain extender with the first reaction mixture to create a second reaction mixture, a molar ratio of the metal catalyst to the diisocyanate being greater than 0.0:1 and less than or equal to 0.4:1; and (c) reacting the second reaction mixture for a period of time sufficient to form the polyisobutylene-based thermoplastic urethane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Rudolf Faust, Xinyu Wei
  • Patent number: 10527767
    Abstract: A composition for protective layers of a polarizing plate includes a photocurable monomer or oligomer having a glass transition temperature (Tg) of about 50° C. or greater, particles, a reactive monomer or oligomer, and an initiator. A polarizing plate includes a polarizer and a protective layer formed from the composition on one or both surfaces of the polarizer. The protective layer has a storage modulus at about 25° C. of greater than about 2000 MPa, as measured at a heating rate of 10° C./min, a temperature of ?50° C. to 100° C., a frequency of 1 Hz, and a strain of 0.5%. An optical display includes the polarizing plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Do Heon Lee, Mi Yeon Yu, Tae Hyun Lee, In Cheon Han
  • Patent number: 10519276
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing polyether carbonate polyols by attaching alkyloxides and carbon dioxide to H-functional starter compounds, characterized in that at least one alcohol containing at least two urethane groups is used as the H-functional starter compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Urs Rauwald, Jörg Hofmann, Bert Klesczewski, Hartmut Nefzger, Aurel Wolf, Jens Langanke
  • Patent number: 10463919
    Abstract: To provide a golf ball that can prevent a decrease in carry distance of a driver shot when it rains and also, can exert excellent spinning performance upon an approach shot. The golf ball of the present invention includes a core, a cover that is provided on an outer side of the core and has dimples, and an outermost layer that is formed on an outer side of the cover and made of a material having a contact angle of 90° or more, the golf ball having a dynamic friction coefficient of 0.52 or more. The cover may be formed of thermoplastic polyurethane having hardness of 55 or more in terms of Shore D Hardness. The outermost layer may be formed of a urethane coating containing a water repellent additive, as a main component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Bridgestone Sports Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotaka Shinohara, Takashi Ohira
  • Patent number: 10435500
    Abstract: A polyurethane gel for comfort applications includes a reaction product of a composition that includes (1) from 5 wt % to 35 wt % of a prepolymer component, based on a total weight of the composition, the prepolymer component including a reaction product of an isocyanate component that includes diphenylemethane diisocyanate (MDI) and a polyol component that includes a polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene polyol that has an polyoxyethylene content greater than 65 wt %, based on a total weight of the polyoxyethylene polyoxypropylene polyol, and (2) a remainder of a prepolymer-reactive component that includes an amine-terminated polyol and a propylene oxide-ethylene oxide based monol or polyol. The composition excludes any plasticizers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yasmin N. Srivastava, Rogelio Gamboa
  • Patent number: 10434751
    Abstract: In a laminate film 1 including a substrate 2, a polyurethane layer 3 formed on the substrate 2, and a metal vapor deposition layer 4 formed on the polyurethane layer 3, a coating liquid is applied on the substrate 2 and dried to produce the polyurethane layer 3. The coating liquid contains a water dispersible polyisocyanate and a polyurethane dispersion containing polyurethane resin produced by reaction of an isocyanate group-terminated prepolymer with a chain extender. The isocyanate group-terminated prepolymer is produced by reaction of a polyisocyanate component including xylylene diisocyanate and/or hydrogenated xylylene diisocyanate and a polyol component including diol having 2 to 6 carbon atoms and an active hydrogen group-containing compound containing a hydrophilic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Takashi Uchida, Chikako Kouda, Hoang Yen Dinh
  • Patent number: 10369059
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a disposable hygiene article comprising a melt-spun elastic fiber, in particular a diaper. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process for preparing a disposable hygiene article comprising the steps of providing a melt-spun elastic fiber and applying the melt-spun elastic fiber to a disposable hygiene article or a part which is used to prepare the disposable hygiene article; as well as the use of a melt-spun elastic fiber in a preparation process for preparing a disposable hygiene article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Bin-Erik Chen
  • Patent number: 10358581
    Abstract: An adhesive film for polarizing plates, a polarizing plate including the same, and an optical display including the same are provided. An adhesive film for polarizing plates is formed of an adhesive composition including a (meth)acrylic copolymer and a cellulose ester binder. The (meth)acrylic copolymer contains an alkyl group, a hydroxyl group, an alicyclic group, and a hetero-alicyclic group. The adhesive film has a modulus at 30° C. of about 100,000 Pa or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Irina Nam, Dae Yun Kim, Young Jong Kim, Won Kim, In Cheon Han
  • Patent number: 10238531
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) elastomer, T-frames made thereof as well as the use of the new TPU in manufacturing of T-frames for intrauterine systems for contraception and therapy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Bayer Oy
    Inventors: Taina Tjäder, Nina Stenroos, Christian Wamprecht, Wolfgang Kaufhold
  • Patent number: 10214801
    Abstract: Composite structures and methods of their manufacture are provided. In one embodiment, the composite structure includes a substrate which includes a relatively soft material, and nanoparticles which include a relatively hard material and which are embedded (i) within at least a surface region of the substrate, or (ii) uniformly within and throughout the substrate, in an amount effective to improve the wear resistance of the substrate. Methods for forming these composite structures include a hot-rolling process, a roll-bonding process, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: Chengying Xu
  • Patent number: 10208154
    Abstract: A two component composition for making chemical mechanical polishing pad for polishing a semiconductor substrate is provided comprising a liquid aromatic isocyanate component having an unreacted isocyanate (NCO) concentration of from 15 to 40 wt. %, based on the total solids weight of the aromatic isocyanate component, such as methylene di(phenylisocyanate) (MDI), a liquid polyol component of a polyol having a polyether backbone and having from 5 to 7 hydroxyl groups per molecule, and a curative of one or more polyamine or diamine, wherein the reaction mixture comprises 50 to 65 wt. % of hard segment materials, based on the total weight of the reaction mixture. The composition when mixed cured to form a polyurethane reaction product. Also provided are CMP polishing pads made from the polyurethane reaction product by spraying the composition into a mold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials CMP Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Bryan E. Barton, Michael E. Mills
  • Patent number: 10208184
    Abstract: A photosensitive resin composition comprises a polymer having a repeating structural unit of the following Formula (1): (wherein R1 and R2 are each independently a single bond, a methylene group, or an ethylene group, Y is an alkylene group of Formula (2) or a combination of the alkylene group of Formula (2) with an alkylene group of Formula (3), n is an integer of 1 to 110, and X is a divalent aliphatic hydrocarbon group, a divalent alicyclic hydrocarbon group, or a divalent aromatic hydrocarbon group) and a (meth)acryloyl group at both ends, a bifunctional (meth)acrylate compound, a polyfunctional thiol compound, a photo-radical generator and an organic solvent, and then the bifunctional (meth)acrylate compound contained in an amount of 5% to 50% by mass and the polyfunctional thiol compound is contained in an amount of 0.1% to 10% by mass, relative to the content of the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Ohashi, Tetsuo Sato, Mamoru Tamura, Tomoyuki Enomoto
  • Patent number: 10138324
    Abstract: A batch or continuous process for preparing silylated polymers having low color and color stability comprising silylating a prepolymer having reactive functional groups with a silylating agent and optionally quenching the silylated polymer, where a stabilizer package containing at least one phosphite stabilizing agent is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: John Banevicius, Misty Huang, Brendan O'Keefe, Vikram Kumar, Bruce Barbera
  • Patent number: 10137650
    Abstract: A filament winding apparatus includes a controller that controls the action of the filament winding apparatus. The controller includes a tension controller that controls a tension adjuster in such a way that an adjusted tension waveform that relates the rotation phase of a liner to the tension of a fiber adjusted by the tension adjuster has a phase opposite to the phase of a temporary tension waveform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Shiro Nishibu
  • Patent number: 10047191
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound containing phosphonium ion of a chemical formula 1, an epoxy resin composition containing the same, and a device manufactured by using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jin Min Cheon, Min Gyum Kim, Jung Seob Kim, Dong Hwan Lee, Hwan Sung Cheon, Seung Han
  • Patent number: 10023679
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions which are suitable for producing polyurethane foams and contain at least one polyol component, at least one blowing agent, a catalyst which catalyzes the formation of a urethane or isocyanurate bond, a silicon-containing foam stabilizer and optionally further additives and optionally an isocyanate component, characterized in that they contain at least one unsaturated halogenated hydrocarbon as blowing agent and additionally at least one surfactant TD which does not have a silicon atom and has an HLB of less than 10, where the proportion of the sum of the surfactants TD in the composition is from 0.05 to 20 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of polyol components, a process for producing polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foams, in particular rigid foams, starting out from these polyol compositions, the use of the foams, in particular as insulation material, and also the insulation materials themselves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Michael Klostermann, Joachim Venzmer, Christian Eilbracht, Martin Glos, Carsten Schiller
  • Patent number: 9994744
    Abstract: The present invention provides a moisture-curing sealant comprising a) at least one silane-functional polymer and b) at least one catalyst for the crosslinking of the silane-functional polymer, said sealant being free of organotin compounds and having, in the cured state, a secant modulus at 100% elongation and 23° C., determined to ISO 8339, of less than 0.4 MPa and a resilience at 100% elongation, determined to ISO 7389, of greater than 70%. The sealant is especially suitable as a construction sealant of the 25LM class according to DIN EN ISO 11600, especially as a facade sealant, or as a sealant according to ASTM C719 Class 50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG
    Inventor: Fabien Choffat
  • Patent number: 9884937
    Abstract: The present invention encompasses polyurethane compositions comprising aliphatic polycarbonate chains. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses polyurethane foams, thermoplastics and elastomers derived from aliphatic polycarbonate polyols and polyisocyanates wherein the polyol chains contain a primary repeating unit having a structure: In another aspect, the invention provides articles comprising the inventive foam and elastomer compositions as well as methods of making such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Saudi Aramco Technologies Company
    Inventors: Scott D. Allen, Wayne R. Willkomm
  • Patent number: 9833754
    Abstract: A dilution apparatus (100) for diluting a fluidic sample in accordance with a specifiable dilution ratio, wherein the dilution apparatus (100) comprises a dilution fluid supply device (102) configured for supplying a dilution fluid at a first quantity per time, a transport fluid supply device (104) configured for supplying a transport fluid at a second quantity per time, a first fluid accommodation unit (106) configured for accommodating a first fluid volume, a second fluid accommodation unit (108) configured for accommodating a second fluid volume, and a control device (110, 112) configured for controlling the flow of the dilution fluid, the transport fluid and the fluidic sample so that in a first operation mode, the fluidic sample, being accommodated in the first fluid accommodation unit (106), is forced to flow to the second fluid accommodation unit (108) while being diluted by being mixed with dilution fluid, and in a second operation mode, the mixture of dilution fluid and fluidic sample, being accommod
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Agilent Technologies, Inc.
    Inventor: Herbert Anderer
  • Patent number: 9834508
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for the separation of isocyanate monomers from isocyanate-containing mixtures by the provision of the mixture in a solvent and dialysis of the dissolved mixture against the solvent by means of a permeable membrane having a pore size in the range of between 5 and 400 nm. The method may in particular be employed for the separation of isocyanate monomers from prepolymers containing isocyanate groups, with said prepolymers being used for the production of adhesives, insulating, and expanding foams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Rathor AG
    Inventors: Brian Frank, Christoph Kellenberger
  • Patent number: 9719007
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides water-based well treatment fluids for use in treating subterranean formations to prevent swelling and/or migration of fines. The water-based well treatment fluid contains an aqueous continuous phase, a clay stabilizing agent consisting of an alkylated polyetheramine and a weighting material. In addition to inhibiting swelling and/or migration, the water-based well treatment fluids are thermally stable, are toxicologically safe, and have exceptional handling properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Huntsman Petrochemical LLC
    Inventors: Marek K Pakulski, Matthew W. Forkner
  • Patent number: 9701901
    Abstract: A composition comprising: a first monomer comprising at least three thiol groups, each located at a terminal end of the first monomer, wherein the first monomer is represented by the following Chemical Formula 1-1: a second monomer comprising at least two unsaturated carbon-carbon bonds, each located at a terminal end of the second monomer, wherein the second monomer is represented by the following Chemical Formula 2: wherein in Chemical Formulae 1 and 2 groups R2, Ra to Rd, Ya to Yd, L1? and L2, X and variables k3 and k4 are the same as described in the specification, and a first light emitting particle, wherein the first light emitting particle consists of a semiconductor nanocrystal comprising a Group II-VI compound, a Group III-V compound, a Group IV-VI compound, or a combination thereof, wherein the first light emitting particle has a core/shell structure having a first semiconductor nanocrystal being surrounded by a second semiconductor nanocrystal, and the first semiconductor nanocrystal bei
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hyun A Kang, Eun Joo Jang, Young Hwan Kim, Shin Ae Jun, Hyo Sook Jang
  • Patent number: 9695268
    Abstract: The present invention relates to chain extenders, processes for their preparation and their use in the preparation of biocompatible biodegradable polyurethanes and polyurethane ureas for biomedical applications such as stents, scaffolds for tissue engineering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Polynovo Biomaterials Pty Limited
    Inventors: Pathiraja Arachchillage Gunatillake, Timothy Graeme Moore, Raju Adhikari
  • Patent number: 9657193
    Abstract: Two-part coating compositions are described comprising an aliphatic cyclic secondary amine and methods of coating surfaces of a (e.g. drinking water) pipeline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES CO.
    Inventors: Ryan B. Prince, Clinton L. Jones, Stuart E. Fores, Alexander J. Kugel, Cori S. Apel, Mario A. Perez, Dana R. Reed
  • Patent number: 9567430
    Abstract: Poly(amine-co-ester) polymers, methods of forming active agent-load nanoparticles therefrom, and methods of using the nanoparticles for drug delivery are disclosed. The nanoparticles can be coated with an agent that reduces surface charge, an agent that increases cell-specific targeting, or a combination thereof. Typically, the loaded nanoparticles are less toxic, more efficient at drug delivery, or a combination thereof compared to a control other transfection reagents. In some embodiments, the nanoparticles are suitable for in vivo delivery, and can be administered systemically to a subject to treat a disease or condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: Yale University
    Inventors: W. Mark Saltzman, Zhaozhong Jiang, Jiangbing Zhou, Jie Liu
  • Patent number: 9499656
    Abstract: Provided are a urethane optical member that has excellent transparency without turbidity or fog and a high refractive index, and a method for producing the same. A urethane optical member including at least one kind of structures represented by the formula (1) or (2) in a structure constituting the optical member, and a method for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: HOYA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhisa Okamoto, Masahisa Kousaka
  • Patent number: 9453152
    Abstract: Adhesive compositions using modified diphenylmethane diisocyanate are disclosed along with methods and articles using the adhesive compositions. The adhesive compositions are especially suited for making flexible laminates for use in food packaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: H.B. Fuller Company
    Inventors: Brian W. Carlson, Dorian Nelson, Wayne G. Eklund
  • Patent number: 9403933
    Abstract: A composition comprising a) one or more isocyanate functional components, one or more oligomers or prepolymers containing isocyanate functional groups and alkoxysilane groups, or prepolymers having a flexible backbone and silane moieties capable of silanol condensation: b) one or more catalysts for the reaction of isocyanate moieties with active hydrogen atom containing groups or for silanol condensation; c) one or more compounds comprising a dihydrocarbyl hydroxyl amine, an alicyclic hydroxyl amine, a nitrile oxide of a dihydrocarbyl hydroxyl amine or a nitrile oxide of an alicyclic hydroxyl amine in a sufficient amount to enhance the ultraviolet stability of the composition in a cured state; and d) a pigment that does not have reinforcing properties or the composition contains one of one or more oligomers or prepolymers containing isocyanate functional groups and alkoxysilane groups, or prepolymers having a flexible backbone and silane moieties capable of silanol condensation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Toni Ristoski, Gary L Jialanella, Michael Frishcosy
  • Patent number: 9394443
    Abstract: The present invention provides curable compositions comprising non-Sn organo-metal catalysts that accelerate the condensation curing of moisture curable silicones/non-silicones. In particular, the present invention provides Fe(III) and Bi(III) complexes that are particularly suitable as replacements for organotin for sealant and RTV formulations. The Fe(III) and Bi(III) complexes are comparable or superior to organotin such as DBTDL and exhibit certain behavior in the presence of components that allow for tuning or adjusting the cure characteristics of the present compositions and provide good adhesion and storage stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Sumi Dinkar, Mihirkumar Patel Maheshbai, Anantharaman Dhanabalan
  • Patent number: 9387721
    Abstract: Disclosed are waterborne coating compositions that include: (a) a base-neutralized carboxylic acid functional polyacrylate; and (b) a hydrophilic polycarbodiimide, in which (a) and (b) are present in relative amounts such that a ratio of carbodiimide groups to carboxylic acid groups in the composition is greater than 0.2:1, and in which the composition is substantially free of isocyanate functionality. Also disclosed are methods of using such compositions to produce a dry-erase surface and kits that include such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignees: Covestro LLC, Sumika Bayer Urethane Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Margaret A. Kendi, Steven Owens, Makoto Nakao
  • Patent number: 9361816
    Abstract: The present invention relates to detectable warning panels, and in particular to detectable warning panels that display text and/or other graphic information such as commercial messages, trademarks, logos, directions, slogans, pictures, names, product illustrations, emblems, promotional information related to a product or service, Quick Response Codes, matrix code, two-dimensional bar code, optical machine-readable labels, and combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: Brandbumps, LLC
    Inventors: Christopher Gary Henshue, Gary LaVerne Henshue, Kent Sherman Barta, Edward James Robb, Alexander Frederick Robb, David Matthew Riggs