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|Advanced generating and producing energy from seawater|
The disclosed embodiments relate to wind and hydropower vessel plant configured for generating renewable electrical energy and for the production of oxygen, methane, salt, hydrogen, supplemental energy, and desalination. The wind and hydropower vessel plant comprises a hybrid apparatus relating to exposable turbine, submersible turbine, and thermal turbine configuration.
|Integrated electrode assembly|
The disclosed technology relates to electrodes with a polyurethane based melt coating present in the electrode. When the electrode is used in an electrochemical cell, the polyurethane based melt coating acts as a separator in the cell.
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
|Method of manufacturing photovoltaic device having ultra-shallow junction layer|
The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing a photovoltaic device having an ultra-shallow junction layer. In the method, a crystalline silicon substrate is cleaned and a first doped semiconductor layer with 1.12 ev bandgap and 5˜80 nm of thickness is grown on the crystalline silicon substrate by high density plasma electron cyclotron resonance cvd in a preparation condition of a temperature of the crystalline silicon substrate ranging from 50° c.
National Central University
|Encapsulated light fixture|
An encapsulated light fixture is provided that may be mounted to a ceiling or a wall. Multiple light fixtures may be connected with one another to provide for lighting a greater area.
The Original Cast Lighting, Inc.
The present invention relates to a toothed belt containing a back side, tooth parts, and a tension member embedded in the back side, the back side and the tooth part contain a urethane resin composition, the tension member is a twisted cord constituted by glass fiber filaments or a twisted cord constituted by polyarylate fiber filaments, in the case where the tension member is the twisted cord constituted by glass fiber filaments, the tooth parts have a pitch of 0.45 to 0.60 mm, the glass fiber filament has a diameter of 6 to 9 micrometers, and the cord has a cord diameter of 0.14 to 0.20 mm, and in the case where the tension member is the twisted cord constituted by polyarylate fiber filaments, the tooth parts have a pitch of 0.45 to 0.71 mm, and the cord has a cord diameter of 0.14 to 0.28 mm.. .
Mitsuboshi Belting Ltd.
|Methane oxidation methods and compositions|
The disclosure provides devices and methods to produce electrical energy from microorganisms capable of metabolizing methane.. .
California Institute Of Technology
|High density and high temperature emulsifier for use in an oil based drilling fluid system|
An emulsifying composition for an oil based drilling fluid includes oleyl alcohol and a mixture of polymeric amides. The polymeric amides can be 1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yl (e)-12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enoate, (9e,9′e)-n,n′-(azanediylbis(ethane-2,1-diyl))bis(12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enamide, (e)-12-hydroxy-n,n-bis(2-((e)-12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enamido(ethyl)octadec-9-enamide, (z)-4-(bis(2-((e)-12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enamido)ethy)amino)-4-oxobut-2-enoic acid, 1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-yl(z)-4-(bis(2-((e)-12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enamido)ethy)amino)-4-oxobut-2-enoate, and n1,n1,n4,n4-tetrakis(2-((e)-12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enamido)ethyl)maleamide.
Cnpc Usa Corp.
|Delayed curing high tg crash durable adhesive|
The invention relates to structural epoxy adhesives comprising an epoxy resin, a trifunctional epoxy resin; and a polyphenolic blocked polyurethane. The cured adhesives exhibit high tg and good mechanical properties.
Dow Europe Gmbh
|Golf ball paint composition|
A golf ball paint composition includes primarily a urethane paint made of a polyol and a polyisocyanate. The polyol is an acrylic polyol, and the composition has an elastic work recovery of at least 70%.
Asia Industry Co., Ltd.
|Polyurethane compositions, films, and methods thereof|
Provided compositions, films, and methods impart a low-surface energy surface to a polyurethane layer whereby contaminants to bead up on the surface to dramatically facilitate removal. At the same time, the provided articles retain excellent clarity and processibility for use in surface protection applications.
3m Innovative Properties Company
Polyurethane prepolymer with cyclocarbonate end groups of low viscosity and the use thereof in the production of a multi-component adhesive composition
3) process for assembling materials employing the polyurethane prepolymer (pp2) according to the invention.. .
Thermoplastic polyurethane materials for forming medical devices
Principles and embodiments of the present invention relate generally to thermoplastic polyurethane materials having controlled and improved stiffness and/or flexibility, and methods to prepare them. The thermoplastic polyurethanes described herein having superior stiffness and softening properties may be fabricated into film, tubing, and other forms of medical devices.
Becton, Dickinson And Company
Process for preparing solvent-free aqueous polyurethane dispersion
A process for preparing aqueous polyurethane solvent-free uses an acrylate monomer instead of acetone to dilute a prepared polyurethane prepolymer, not only the monomer can be added without cooling, but also the prepolymer has good dispersal and is favorable to subsequent dispersion in water while preventing coagulation and acetone residual; additionally, the invented process let the aqueous polyurethane become modified by acrylic grafting may improve the aqueous polyurethane being excellent in terms of mechanical strength, heat resistance and water resistance.. .
Nan Ya Plastics Corporation
Process for preparation of di- and polyamines of the diphenylmethane series
The invention relates to a method for the preparation of di- and polyamines of the diphenylmethane series (mda) from aniline and formaldehyde, care being taken during the start up that a sufficient excess of aniline with respect to formaldehyde is ensured, said excess amounting to at least 105% of the desired molar ratio of aniline to formaldehyde for the target recipe of the mda to be produced.. .
Covestro Deutschland Ag
Landfill gas treatment method with polishing and post-treatment enrichment
A method for recovering methane gas from a landfill involves the use of a main absorber, a flash system, an optional ancillary absorber and an optional polishing absorber. The recovered gas is maintained at a temperature that enhances a solvent's ability to absorb carbon dioxide from the recovered gas.
Separation methods and systems for oxidative coupling of methane
The present disclosure provides a method for generating higher hydrocarbon(s) from a stream comprising compounds with two or more carbon atoms (c2+), comprising introducing methane and an oxidant (e.g., o2) into an oxidative coupling of methane (ocm) reactor. The ocm reactor reacts the methane with the oxidant to generate a first product stream comprising the c2+ compounds.
Siluria Technologies, Inc.
Integrated methods for chemical synthesis
Among other things, the present invention encompasses the applicant's recognition that epoxide carbonylation can be performed industrially utilizing syngas streams containing hydrogen, carbon monoxide and varying amounts carbon dioxide. Contrary to expectation, the epoxide carbonylation reaction proceeds selectively in the presence of these mixed gas streams and incorporates excess co in the syngas stream into valuable chemical precursors, resulting in hydrogen streams substantially free of co.
Method for processing a gas mixture
The present invention relates to a process for processing a gas mixture comprising methane, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen, nitrogen, argon and traces of olefins and oxygenates. Methane, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, and optionally hydrogen, can be recovered from the gas mixture in a very efficient way..
Shell Oil Company
Optical film, polarizing plate, and image display device
An aspect of the invention relates to an optical film including a cellulose acylate film; and a hardened layer formed by hardening a curable composition, in which the cellulose acylate film includes polyester having a cyclic structure, the curable composition at least includes a granular filler, a polyester urethane having a tensile strength of 25 mpa or greater and a tensile elongation of 200% or greater, and a curable compound, and a content of the granular filler is in a range of 15 to 60 parts by mass and a content of the polyester urethane is in a range of 1 to 10 parts by mass, with respect to 100 parts by mass of a total amount of a solid content included in the curable composition, a polarizing plate, and an image display device.. .
Transfer film for three-dimensional molding
Disclosed is a transfer film for three-dimensional molding in which at least a surface protection layer and a primer layer are layered in this order on a transfer base material, wherein the surface protection layer is formed by a cured product of an ionizing-radiation-curable resin composition including: polycarbonate (meth)acrylate and/or caprolactone-based urethane (meth)acrylate; and an isocyanate compound.. .
Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Catalyst for a sulphur recovery process with concurrent hydrogen production, making thereof and the sulphur recovery process with concurrent hydrogen production using the catalyst
Disclosed is a catalyst suitable for the catalytic oxidative cracking of a h2s-containing gas stream, particularly in the event that the stream also contains methane and/or ammonia. The catalyst comprises iron and molybdenum supported by a carrier comprising aluminium.
Stamicarbon B.v. Acting Under The Name Of Mt Innovation Center
The fischer-tropsch process can be used for the conversion of hydrocarbonaceous feed stocks into normally liquid and/or solid hydrocarbons. The feed stock (e.g.
Shell Oil Company
Hydrocarbon separation system
A hydrocarbon separation system for an engine fuel supply system is disclosed. The hydrocarbon separation system may include an untreated gas conduit configured to transport a raw gas stream including methane, ethane and higher carbon chainlength hydrocarbon molecules.
Process for recovering methane from a gas stream comprising methane and ethylene
The invention relates to a process for recovering methane from a gas stream comprising methane and ethylene, comprising: a sorption step which comprises contacting the gas stream comprising methane and ethylene with a sorption agent which has a lower affinity for methane than for ethylene, resulting in sorption of ethylene and part of the methane by the sorption agent and in a gas stream comprising methane; a rinse step which comprises contacting a gas stream, comprising a compound for which the sorption agent has a higher affinity than for methane, with the sorption agent containing sorbed ethylene and methane, resulting in sorption of the compound for which the sorption agent has a higher affinity than for methane by the sorption agent, in desorption of methane from the sorption agent and in a gas stream comprising methane; and a desorption step which comprises desorbing sorbed ethylene and the sorbed compound for which the sorption agent has a higher affinity than for methane resulting in a gas stream comprising ethylene and the compound for which the sorption agent has a higher affinity than for methane.. .
Shell Oil Company
Production of in situ crosslinkable polyisobutylene-polyurethane nanofibers and coatings
A method for making a device including a polyisobutylene-polyurethane block copolymer. The method includes polymerizing a polyisobutylene diol, a diisocyanate, and a chain extender within a solvent system to form a polyisobutylene-polyurethane block copolymer solution, depositing the polyisobutylene-polyurethane block copolymer solution onto at least a portion of the device, and evaporating the solvent system from the deposited polyisobutylene-polyurethane block copolymer solution..
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.
Use of a feed composition for reducing methane emission in ruminants, and/or to improve ruminant performance
Methane emission in ruminants is reduced by the use of a feed composition or a feed additive comprising at least one antibiotic and at least one organic molecule substituted at any position with at least one nitrooxy group.. .
Dsm Ip Assets B.v.
Active mattress encasement
An active mattress encasement which can be relatively easily installed or removed or rotated over a mattress supported by a foundation is disclosed. The encasement is formed to encapsulate a mattress and may include a top panel, a bottom panel and multiple side panels.
Levitation Sciences Llc
Packaging material, case, and power storage device
The packaging material includes a heat-resistant resin layer 2 as an outer side layer, a heat-fusible resin layer 3 as an inner side layer, and a metal foil layer 4 arranged between these layers. The heat-resistant resin layer 2 is made of a heat-resistant resin film having a hot water shrinkage rate of 1.5% to 12% and the heat-resistant resin layer 2 and the metal foil layer 4 are adhered via an outer side adhesive layer 5.
Showa Denko Packaging Co., Ltd.
Molded wire and molded cable, and wire for molded wire and cable for molded cable
A molded cable comprises a conductor, an insulation inner layer, an insulation outer layer, and a resin molded body. The insulation inner layer comprises a crosslinked ethylene resin composition and is provided an outer circumference of the conductor.
Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
Method and arrangement for producing liquefied methane gas (lmg) from various gas sources
The method is carried out for continuously producing a liquefied methane gas (lmg) from a pressurized mixed methane gas feed stream. It is particularly well adapted for use in relatively small lmg distributed production plant, for instance those ranging from 400 to 15,000 mt per year, and/or when the mixed methane gas feed stream has a wide range of nitrogen-content proportions, including nitrogen being substantially absent.
Rtj Technologies Inc.
Fuel sensor for a variable-blend natural gas appliance using the wobbe index
A system and method for configuring parameters for a variable gaseous appliance, comprise a sensor for detecting a composition of the gaseous fuel in a fuel tank. A first set of instructions are executable on a processor for receiving a signal from the sensor and analyzing the gaseous fuel based on the wobbe index, methane index, and inert gas percentage, to produce a gaseous fuel analysis.
The Regents Of The University Of California
Method and device for improved post construction
An improved post comprising a continuous filament fiberglass reinforced resin rod, any hollow post or pipe, and a filler material. The filler material may be selected from a number of materials including, but not limited to, a high compressive strength material such as grout that comprises portland cement, calcium sulphoaluminate, graded fine to powdery sand, and water or a rigid closed cell urethane foam.
The present disclosure relates to a pole shield for extending around a pole structure. The pole shield comprises a sheet of composite material forming a hollow structure having an open first end and an opposed open second end.
Rs Technologies Inc.
Removable polyurethane hot melt adhesive and the use thereof
The invention relates to a polyurethane (pu) reactive hot melt adhesive removable at elevated temperature as well as having a high bonding strength at room temperature.. .
Henkel Ag & Co. Kgaa
Thickening agent for aqueous systems, formulations containing same and use thereof
The present invention relates to novel associative thickeners belonging to the category of the heurs (hydrophobically modified ethoxylated urethanes) comprising an associative compound of bicycloheptane type for thickening aqueous compositions, and also to formulations compositions comprising such thickeners and to the final compositions, for example paint, lacquer, varnish or paper coating colour formulations.. .
Systems and methods for forming polyurethanes
A reaction system for forming a thermoset urethane or polyurethane comprising at least one polyol, at least one isocyanate, and a zinc-containing catalyst. In some aspects, the polyol may be a monomeric polyol comprising secondary hydroxyl groups or it may be a polymeric polyol comprising residues of the monomeric polyol.
Eastman Chemical Company
Pyrrolidine-based catalysts for use in polyurethane materials
The present disclosure relates to pyrrolidine-based catalysts for use in a polyurethane formulation. The polyurethane formulation includes the pyrrolidine-based catalyst, a compound containing an isocyanate functional group, an active hydrogen-containing compound.
Huntsman Petrochemical Llc
Process for preparing 3-chloro-2-vinylphenol
The present invention describes a novel process for preparing 3-chloro-2-vinylphenol which, owing to the chemoselectivity achieved, also allows direct conversion into (3-chloro-2-vinylphenyl)methane-sulphonate.. .
Bayer Cropscience Aktiengesellschaft
Process for conversion of methane to higher hydrocarbons, including liquid fuels
Aspects of the invention are associated with the discovery of processes for converting methane (ch4), present in a methane-containing feedstock that may be obtained from a variety of sources such as natural gas, to higher hydrocarbons (e.g., c4+ hydrocarbons) such as gasoline, diesel fuel, or jet fuel boiling-range hydrocarbons, which may optionally be separated (e.g., by fractionation) for use as transportation fuels, or otherwise as blending components for such fuels. Particular aspects of the invention are associated with advantages arising from maintaining reaction conditions that improve the yield of c4+ hydrocarbons.
Gas Technology Institute
Inductive heating of a steam reformer furnace
A furnace and method for steam reforming of a hydrocarbon-containing feed stream, which particularly comprises methane, with: a combustion chamber, at least one reactor tube, which in portions extends in the combustion chamber and is designed for receiving a catalyst and for passing the feed stream through, and at least one burner, which is designed to burn a fuel in the combustion chamber for heating the at least one reactor tube is disclosed. It is provided that the at least one reactor tube has a portion of tube running above and outside the combustion chamber, an inductor which is designed for inductively heating the portion of tube being arranged on the portion of tube..
Method for processing oxygen from carbon dioxide aboard human spacecrafts and methane from carbon dioxide and oxide minerals found on mars and other celestial bodies
Method suitable for production of oxygen and methane from carbon dioxide and oxide minerals transported aboard human-occupied spacecraft or found on mars or other celestial bodies with use of dodecatungstophosphoric acid, which is regenerated with the use of acids such as phosphoric acid and hydrochloric acid, which is then mixed with sodium tungstenate. Embodiment using a hydrogenated large complex polymer formed of polycarbonate and po4w12o36..
Soft polyurethane foam molded article and seat pad
The present invention provides a soft polyurethane foam molded atticle which has a mounting surface (1a) can be obtained by foaming and molding a raw foaming liquid, and has a constitution which a ratio of a diameter of a foaming cell in the horizontal direction x along the mounting surface (1a) to a diameter of the foaming cell in the vertical direction y orthogonal to the mounting surface (1a) increases toward the mounting surface (1a) in the vertical direction (y).. .