|| List of recent Carbon Fiber-related patents
| Porous electrode substrate, method for manufacturing same, precursor sheet, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell|
According to the present invention, a porous electrode substrate with greater sheet strength, lower production cost, and excellent gas permeability and conductivity as well as its manufacturing method are provided. Also provided are a precursor sheet for forming such a substrate, and a membrane electrode assembly and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell containing such a substrate.
| Keep-warming device with time control function|
A portable keep-warming device with time control function is proposed. A carbon film on a keep-warming sheet of the keep-warming device is mixed with silver so as to have greater resistance.
| Method of manufacturing an article of footwear including a composite upper|
A method of manufacturing an upper made of a composite material for an article of footwear is disclosed. The method includes associating a layer of carbon fiber material and a flexible substrate to form the composite material.
|Flame retardant polycarbonate compositions, methods of manufacture thereof and articles comprising the same|
Disclosed herein is a flame retardant composition comprising a polycarbonate; 5 to 10 weight percent of a polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer; where the polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer comprises an amount of greater than 10 weigh percent of the polysiloxane and where the molecular weight of the polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer is greater than or equal to 25,000 grams per mole; 5 to 20 weight percent of a branched polycarbonate; 5 to 60 weight percent of a reinforcing filler; and 1 to 15 weight percent of a flame retarding compound. Disclosed herein too is a method comprising blending a polycarbonate; 5 to 10 weight percent of a polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer; 5 to 20 weight percent of a branched polycarbonate; 5 to 60 weight percent of a reinforcing filler; where the reinforcing filler is a glass fiber, a carbon fiber, a metal fiber, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing reinforcing fillers; and 1 to 15 weight percent of a flame retarding compound; and extruding the flame retardant composition..
|Electrode for lithium ion batteries and the method for manufacturing the same|
An electrode is formed of a ternary composite of silicon, carbon, and carbon filter foil, for lithium ion batteries. Also described is a method for manufacturing silicon/carbon/carbon fiber foil composite electrode for lithium batteries, including: mixing silicon and an organic substance capable of forming carbon after heat treatment, in a solvent, to form a slurry; immersing the carbon fiber foil in said slurry until the slurry coats on and penetrates into the carbon fiber foil; and heating the carbon fiber foil, which has been coated and penetrated with the slurry, in an inert gas atmosphere or all inert gas atmosphere mixed with a reductive gas at a temperature of at least 400° c.
|High strength carbon fiber composite wafers for microfabrication|
A high strength carbon fiber composite (cfc) wafer, and method of making such wafer, with low surface roughness comprising at least one sheet of cfc including carbon fibers embedded in a matrix. The wafer can have a thickness of between 10-500 micrometers.
|Vehicle skeleton member|
There is provided a vehicle skeleton member including a composite material of a thermoplastic resin and a carbon fiber, wherein the composite material is a unidirectional carbon-fiber composite material (a) that a form of the carbon fiber in the composite material is a continuous fiber aligned in one direction and/or a random carbon-fiber composite material (b) that a form of the carbon fiber in the composite material is a discontinuous fiber arranged two-dimensionally randomly.. .
|Suspension spring for shock absorber using carbon fiber reinforced plastic|
Provided is a suspension spring for a shock absorber using carbon fiber reinforced plastic. From a structure including a spring unit in which a plurality of bowl-shaped unit bodies are stacked between a first sheet and a second sheet along a length direction of a piston rod, the suspension spring for the shock absorber can achieve weight reduction and durability improvement while exhibiting the same performance as that of steel coil spring by using the carbon fiber reinforced plastic..
|Thermosetting resin-containing solution in which fine carbon fibers are dispersed and thermosetting resin formed articles thereof|
R5 and r6 may be bonded together to form a ring, and all of them have not more than 30 carbon atoms.. .
|Carbon fiber fabric|
A carbon fiber fabric is made of a carbon fiber, which is coated with a sizing being formed of a heat resistant polymer or a precursor of the heat resistant polymer.. .
|Chopped carbon fiber|
A chopped carbon fiber is made of a carbon fiber, which is coated with a sizing being formed of a heat resistant polymer or a precursor of the heat resistant polymer.. .
|Milled carbon fiber|
Where w0 is the weight of the carbon fiber with the sizing, and w1 is the weight of the carbon fiber without the sizing.. .
|Carbon fiber braid|
A carbon fiber braid is made of a carbon fiber, which is coated with a sizing being formed of a heat resistant polymer or a precursor of the heat resistant polymer.. .
|Polycarbonate composition and articles formed therefrom|
A composition includes at least one poly(aliphatic ester)-polycarbonate copolymer, a polysiloxane-polycarbonate copolymer, and an electromagnetic shielding agent (such as metal fibers). The composition exhibits excellent impact properties and electromagnetic shielding properties when formed into an article.
|Coating of a body of steel or carbon fiber reinforced plastic and method for producing such coating|
There is provided a coating for a body of steel or a carbon fiber reinforced plastic material with an adhesion-promoting layer of thermoplastic that is deposited on the body, in the surface near material matrix of which solid particles are embedded in a form-fitting adhering manner such that a partial region of particles projects from the adhesion promoting layer. For producing such a coating, the adhesion-promoting layer is heated to a honey-like viscosity, and powder particles are injected by thermal spraying, into the surface near material matrix of the heated adhesion-promoting layer in a form-fitting adhering manner such that the tips of particles project.
|Thermoplastic/fiber composite-based electrically conductive structures|
A low-cost method for thermoplastic injection molding of thermoplastic/fiber composite structures which are imparted with the desired properties of electrical conductivity, radio frequency (rf) energy reflectivity, and electromagnetic interference (emi) shielding, while also possessing the basic physical and structural properties of the same part produced by traditional resin/fiber composite means such as expoxy/carbon fiber lay-up or infusion.. .
|Joint body of carbon fiber-reinforced composite material|
Wherein the reinforcing member and the reinforced member are vibration-welded to form a hollow closed section.. .
|System, apparatus, and method for micro-capillary heat exchanger|
A heat exchanger for use with a refrigeration device having a fpa disposed therein being comprised of a polymeric composite mesh material having a hot end and a cold end and defining an array of weft capillaries interwoven with a perpendicular array of warp strands. The array of weft capillaries may include a plurality of high pressure inlet capillaries for channeling and distributing high pressure gas from an inlet at the hot end to a joule-thomson orifice at the cold end, a plurality of low pressure outlet capillaries for channeling and distributing high pressure gas from a joule-thomson orifice to an outlet of the heat exchanger, and a plurality of low thermal conductivity fibers interspersed between the high pressure inlet capillaries and the low pressure outlet capillaries.
|Porous electrode substrate, method for manufacturing same, membrane electrode assembly, polymer electrolyte fuel cell, precursor sheet, and fibrillar fibers|
Provided is a porous electrode substrate having excellent thickness precision, gas permeability and conductivity, handling efficiency, low production costs and a high carbonization rate during carbonization. Also provided are a method for manufacturing such a substrate, a precursor sheet and fibrillar fiber used for forming such a substrate, along with a membrane electrode assembly and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell that contain such a substrate.
|Electronic cassette for radiographic imaging|
An electronic cassette for radiographic imaging has an enclosure, an imaging detection panel disposed in the enclosure and configured to convert an amount of radiation into an electric signal, a circuit unit disposed in the enclosure and configured to read an electric signal from the imaging detection panel by supplying a driving signal to the imaging detection panel, and a holding base disposed in the enclosure and configured to support the imaging detection panel. The holding base supports the imaging detection panel on a first surface as a radiation incident side and supports the circuit unit on a second surface on an opposite side to the first surface.
|Spiral wound type filter cartridge|
Disclosed herein is a spiral wound type filter cartridge and more specifically, a spiral wound type filter cartridge in which activated carbon fiber is provided. The inside of spiral wound type filter cartridge is capable of serving as a carbon filter in a water purifier, thus eliminating the necessity of the use of any carbon filter for pre- or post-treatment in the process of purifying raw water, reducing an overall size of the water purifier and considerably reducing costs associated therewith..
|Carbon-fiber-precursor fiber bundle, carbon fiber bundle, and uses thereof|
Roundness=4ps/l2 (1). .
|Winding tester for composite wire rod-type specimens|
It is provided a dedicated winding tester for composite wire rod-type specimens for effectively measuring the minimum winding radius of the wire rod-type specimens being made with carbon fiber or glass fiber reinforced composites in various diameters or textures via automatically gripping specimens, tightly winding, and sequentially proceeding sustained load in time, thereby supplying test data and design consideration in actual use and transport of the wire rod-type specimens being made of carbon fiber or glass fiber reinforced composites that comprises a shield, a specimen receiver and a winding device being arranged within said shield, as well as a programmable controller being arranged outside the shield.. .
|Pile layer with curved bundles|
A nonwoven material is composed of a pile layer which has a plurality of bundles formed of carbon fibers. At least some of the bundles have a curved course that includes a curved vertex area of a first curvature between the bundle ends and at least one bundle end area of a second curvature, located at the bundle ends.
A wheel hub includes a wheel rim and a support. The wheel rim has an inner rim surface, an outer rim surface and a connection concave.
|Method of manufacturing anode active material, and anode and lithium battery using the anode active material|
Disclosed is to a method of manufacturing an anode active material, including mixing a first solution having a metal oxide precursor dissolved therein, a second solution having a polymer as a carbon fiber precursor dissolved therein, and an ionic liquid solution for nitrogen doping and formation of a porous structure, thus preparing an electrospinning solution, electrospinning the electrospinning solution, thus preparing a metal oxide-nitrogen-porous carbon nanofiber composite, and thermally treating the composite, and to an anode and a lithium battery using the anode active material.. .
|Carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic molded article|
A carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic molded article including a laminate with at least two layers including a unidirectionally continuous-carbon-fiber-reinforced sheet in which continuous carbon fiber bundles are arranged in a predetermined one direction, characterized in that, when the carbon fibers of an outermost unidirectionally continuous-carbon-fiber-reinforced sheet forming a design surface of the molded article are observed at the design surface, the area fraction of regions where the proportion of carbon fibers which are inclined at angles of 3° or more to the predetermined one direction is 0.5% or more is 20% or less relative to the whole area of the design surface.. .
|Off-angle laid scrims|
A nonwoven laid scrim includes a first carrier, an angled scrim overlying the carrier, and a second carrier overlying the angled scrim. The angled scrim includes at least one assembly of carbon fiber filaments.
|Seal member having excellent wear resistance, and seal structure using same|
A seal member which is used in a seal part comprising a molded rubber article produced by vulcanizing a rubber composition comprising, a hydrogenated nitrile rubber (a), carbon black (b), and carbon black (c) and/or carbon fiber (d), wherein carbon black (b) has a dbp oil absorption of 250 to 450 ml/100 g, carbon black (c) has a dbp oil absorption of 200 ml/100 g or less, and carbon fiber (d) has an average fiber length of 0.05 to 2 mm and an average fiber diameter of 5 to 30 μm; and wherein, based on 100 parts by mass of the hydrogenated nitrile rubber (a), the amount of carbon black (b) is 5 to 15 parts by mass, the total amount of carbon black (c) and/or carbon fiber (d) is 3 to 35 parts by mass, and the total content of the fillers is 40 parts by mass or less.. .
|Method and apparatus for producing carbon fiber|
A carbon fiber centrifugal head includes an interior mechanism that at least partially controls flow of precursor material to exterior holes of the head during spinning.. .
|Carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic structure and fuel tank|
A spar as a carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic structure according to the present invention includes a carbon fiber prepreg, and a conduction layer provided on a surface of this carbon fiber prepreg to limit conduction in a thickness direction of a carbon fiber and secure conduction in a surface direction of the carbon fiber.. .
|Carbon fiber reinforced plastic push/pull rod|
A draw-pull bar is described which consists of at least one adapter with a metallic tubular end and of an inner and outer tubular body out of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (cfrp). It is characterized thus that the outer cfrp tubular body conically wraps the metallic end of the adapter from the outside in a form-fit manner while the inner cfrp tubular body is form-fit connected with the metallic ends of the adapter.
|Carbon fiber prepreg, method for producing same and carbon fiber reinforced composite material|
A carbon fiber prepreg includes carbon fiber bundles containing numerous carbon fiber single yarns and a matrix resin impregnated in the carbon fiber bundles, the value of the coefficient of variation, displayed as a percentage, of the number of the carbon fiber single yarns contained per unit area being 10% or less, wherein in each unit area, the width and the depth from the surface of the carbon fiber prepreg in the cutting plane when the carbon fiber prepreg is cut at right angles to the array direction (direction of the fiber axis) of the carbon fiber bundles are 100 μm and 30 μm respectively. A carbon fiber prepreg may have a projected area of a carbon fiber single yarn which has a fiber orientation angle of 0°±3° or more is 2% or less of the projected area of all carbon fiber single yarns..
|Plate synthesized by waste circuit board powder and manufacturing process thereof|
Plate synthesized by waste circuit board powder and the manufacturing process thereof are provided. The material used for manufacturing the plate includes: powder recycled from circuit board, wood fiber powder, crosslinker, waterproof agent and carbon filament fiber.
|Porous electrode substrate, method for producing the same, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell|
Provided is a porous electrode substrate having high mechanical strength, good handling properties, high thickness precision, little undulation, and adequate gas permeability and conductivity. Also provided is a method for producing a porous electrode substrate at low costs.
|Joint member and method for producing the same, and method for producing metal composite molded product|
A method for producing a joint member between a carbon fiber composite material containing a thermoplastic resin as a matrix and a metal, includes: forming a layer containing a triazine thiol derivative on a surface of the metal; providing a thermoplastic resin layer between the layer containing a triazine thiol derivative and the carbon fiber composite material; and melting the thermoplastic resin layer to join the metal to the carbon fiber composite material.. .
|Switch housing for capacitive switches|
The switch housing for capacitive switches has an outer contact surface and flat electrode structures which are arranged on the inside and in a position opposite the contact surface and which are placed by two-component injection molding in recessed regions of the housing body injected from a first, electrically non-conductive plastic component by means of a second, electrically conductive plastic component. Preferably, both plastic components are a polycarbonate, the second plastic component containing carbon fibers..
|Piston skirt coating consisting of a low-friction running-in layer and alow-wear base layer|
A piston for internal combustion engines has a skirt coating, consisting of a wear resistant inner layer consisting of a polymer matrix having ceramic particles, aramide fibers and/or carbon fibers dispersed therein and an outer layer consisting of a polymer matrix having solid lubricants dispersed therein and an outer layer consisting of a polymer matrix having solid lubricants dispersed therein.. .
|Hybrid golf shaft|
Disclosed a hybrid golf shaft in which one or more aramid fiber containing prepregs (h) are laminated in a length section of 5 cm or more of the whole length of the golf shaft, and three or more carbon fiber prepregs (c) are laminated in a length section of 50 cm or more of the whole length of the golf shaft. The golf shaft is configured in that aramid prepregs (h1) or hybrid prepregs (h2) with excellent impact absorbability are arranged in a length section of 5 to 50 cm from a thin end of the golf shaft or along the whole length (l) in an axial direction of the golf shaft, to thereby effectively reduce the number of vibrations in the golf shaft when the golf ball is hit..
|Fuel cell and method for manufacturing the same|
Disclosed are: a fuel cell which is provided with a membrane electrode assembly (50), an anode-side gas diffusion layer (52) and a cathode-side gas diffusion layer (54); and a method for manufacturing the cell. The degree of processing for suppressing protrusion of carbon fibers in the anode-side gas diffusion layer (52) and the degree of processing for suppressing protrusion of carbon fibers in the cathode-side gas diffusion layer (54) are set to be different from each other.
|Method of manufacturing carbon fiber|
A method of manufacturing carbon fibers, the method comprising the steps of: obtaining a supported catalyst by allowing a main catalyst element such as fe, co and ni and a co-catalyst element such as ti, v, cr, w and mo to be supported by a particulate carrier such as calcium carbonate, calcium hydroxide and calcium oxide; synthesizing fibrous carbons by contacting the supported catalyst with a carbon atom-containing material at synthesis reaction temperature; and then heat treating the resulting fibrous carbons at a temperature of 2000° c. Or higher, wherein the particulate carrier comprising a substance which undergoes pyrolysis near the synthetic reaction temperature..