|| List of recent Glass-related patents
| Shower door assembly display and retail|
A retail shower door display assembly is provided with a point-of-sale display unit sized to be received within a retail store aisle. An array of various shower door frames is oriented within the display unit.
| Rubber composition for use in tire treads|
A rubber composition comprises a diene rubber including not less than 30% by weight of a modified conjugated diene polymer rubber and, per 100 parts by weight of the diene rubber, from 1 to 25 parts by weight of a tackifying resin, and from 25 to 80 parts by weight of a filler comprising not less than 50% by weight of silica. The modified conjugated diene polymer rubber has a terminal modified group comprising a functional group that interacts with silica.
| Resin foam and process for producing the same|
Provided is a resin foam which has satisfactory strain recovery, is particularly resistant to shrinkage of its cell structure caused by the resinous restitutive force at high temperatures, and exhibits superior high-temperature strain recovery. The resin foam according to the present invention is obtained from a resin composition including an elastomer and an active-energy-ray-curable compound.
| Glass composition, glass substrate for solar cells using glass composition, and glass substrate for display panel|
The present invention relates to a glass composition including, in terms of mol % on the basis of oxides: from 55 to 70% of sio2, from 5 to 10% of al2o3, from 0 to 0.5% of b2o3, from 3 to 15% of mgo, from 3 to 15% of cao, from 2 to 10% of sro, from 1 to 10% of bao, from 0 to 3% of zro2, from 0 to 1.8% of na2o, and from 0 to 1% of k2o, provided that mgo+cao+sro+bao is from 20 to 35%, and na2o+k2o is from 0 to 2%, in which the glass composition has a glass transition temperature of 680° c. Or higher, an average thermal expansion coefficient of from 50×10−7 to 70×10−7/° c., and a temperature at which a viscosity is 102 dpa·s of 1,600° c.
| Intermediate film for laminated glasses, and laminated glass|
The present invention provides an interlayer film for laminated glass which enables production of laminated glass having a high visible transmittance and excellent heat-shielding properties, and enables the laminated glass to retain the high visible transmittance for a long period of time; and provides laminated glass including the interlayer film. An interlayer film for laminated glass according to the present invention includes a first heat-shielding layer and at least one second heat-shielding layer.
| Laminated glass intermediate film and laminated glass|
The present invention provides an intermediate film for laminated glass which can improve the sound-insulating property. The intermediate film for laminated glass according to the present invention has a layered structure including at least two layers, comprising: a first layer containing a polyvinyl acetal resin and a plasticizer; and a second layer positioned on a first surface of the first layer.
| Interlayer for laminated glass and laminated glass|
The present invention provides an interlayer film for laminated glass which enables production of laminated glass with high heat-shielding properties and a low . .
| Coated article with high visible transmission and low emissivity|
A coated article that can be used in applications such as insulating glass (ig) units, so that resulting ig units can achieve high visible transmission of at least 70% (e.g., when using clear glass substrates from 1.0 to 3.5 mm thick), combined with at least one of: (a) shgc no greater than about 0.45, more preferably no greater than about 0.40; (b) sc no greater than about 0.49, more preferably no greater than about 0.46; (c) chemical and/or mechanical durability; (d) neutral transmissive color such that transmissive a* is from −5.0 to 0 (more preferably from −3.5 to −1.5), and transmissive b* is from −2.0 to 4.0 (more preferably from 1.0 to 3.0); and (e) neutral reflective color from the exterior of the ig unit (i.e., rg/rout) such that reflective a* is from −3.0 to 2.0 (more preferably from −2.0 to 0.5), and reflective b* is from −5.0 to 1.0 (more preferably from −4.0 to −1.0). In certain example non-limiting embodiments, coated articles herein comprise: substrate/tiox/znox/ag/nicrox/snox/znox/ag/nicrox/snox/sixny..
| Flaked borosilicate glass coatings|
A surface coated with a coating composition to form a coated surface is described. The coating composition includes a coating matrix and a quantity of flaked borosilicate glass.
| Aqueous amine-carbohydrate thermosets having reduced weight loss upon cure and improved early dry strength|
The present invention provides thermosetting aqueous binder compositions comprising one or more reducing sugar, one or more diprimary diamine or poly(primary amine), and from 7 to 45 wt. %, based on total solids, of one or more polysaccharide having a dextrose equivalent (de) value of from 5 to 30.
| Image transfer sheet and image recording material|
There is provided an image transfer sheet, including: an image receiving layer; a bonding layer; a transparent support; and a substrate, in this order, wherein the image receiving layer containing a first thermoplastic resin having a glass transition temperature of 60° c. Or above and a second thermoplastic resin having a glass transition temperature of 15° c.
| Method for manufacturing a decorated glass sheet|
The invention relates to a method for manufacturing a decorated glass sheet covered with a functional coating, including the sequential steps of applying at least one decorative pattern onto at least a portion of a surface of the glass sheet by printing, drying the printed decorative pattern, and depositing the functional coating such that it at least partially covers said decorative pattern, by magnetron cathode sputtering. The invention further relates to the use of the resulting covered decorated glass sheet as a facing element..
| Methods of cutting glass using a laser|
A method of cutting a glass article includes translating a laser beam relative to a first surface of the glass article. The laser beam includes a beam waist having a center.
| Method for texturing a glass surface|
A display system that incorporates the glass article, as defined herein, is also disclosed.. .
| Oleophobic glass articles and methods for making and using same|
Described herein are glass substrates having oleophobic surfaces that are substantially free of features that form a reentrant geometry. The surfaces can include a plurality of gas-trapping features, extending from the surface to a depth below the surface, that are substantially isolated from each other.
| Surface treatment method for glass substrate and article manufactured by the same|
A surface treatment for a glass substrate includes at least following steps: the glass substrate is provided; a fastening device is provided, the fastening device defines a receiving groove corresponding to the glass substrate; the glass substrate is positioned in the receiving groove, and the fastening device is heated to achieve a softened glass substrate; a insert is provided; and the insert is hot pressed and inserted to the softened glass substrate. An article manufactured by the surface treatment method is also disclosed..
| Burner modules, methods of forming glass sheets, and glass sheets formed thereby|
A burner module comprising a burner gas inlet block, a lower flow plate, an upper flow plate, a burner gas flow disperser, and a burner gas discharge block. The burner gas inlet block, the burner gas flow disperser, and the burner gas discharge block each comprising a plurality of channels separated by partitions.
| Reinforced blow moulded vehicle running board and method of making same|
A structurally reinforced blow moulded assembly includes an overmould body bonded to one or more preformed internal stiffening ribs. The reinforcing r ribs are partially encapsulated by o the overmould body in an orientation selected to carry load a forces thereon.
| Fiber reinforced shaped articles and process for making same|
Blow molded articles are made from a polymeric composition containing a mixture of polyphenylene sulfide resins. For instance, the polymeric composition may contain a linear polyphenylene sulfide resin combined with a branched polyphenylene sulfide resin.
| Cover glass article|
A cover glass article includes a glass body having a three-dimensional shape, an inside surface, and an outside surface. Each of the inside and outside surfaces has a surface roughness (ra) less than 1 nm and is free of indentations having diameters larger than 150 μm..
| Articles including anticondensation and/or low-e coatings and/or methods of making the same|
Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to articles including anticondensation and/or low-e coatings that are exposed to an external environment, and/or methods of making the same. In certain example embodiments, the anticondensation and/or low-e coatings may be survivable in an outside environment.
| Vacuum insulated glass (vig) window unit with reduced seal height variation and method for making same|
A vacuum insulated glass (vig) window assembly and method for making same is provided in which a variation in the final edge seal height is preferably 0.20 mm or less, more preferably about 0.15 mm or less. Controlling final edge seal height variations substantially reduces breakage of the glass substrates of the vig window assembly during vacuum pump-down of the cavity between the glass substrates.
| Methods of applying a layer of material to a non-planar glass sheet|
Methods apply a layer of material to a glass sheet having a non-planar shape. The methods can each include the step of providing the glass sheet having an initial non-planar shape including a thickness defined between a first sheet surface and a second sheet surface.
| Accelerated aging of phosphorus-doped optical fibers|
Adverse hydrogen aging limitations in multiply-doped optical fibers are overcome by passivating these optical fibers using a deuterium passivation process. This treatment essentially pre-reacts the glass with deuterium so that the most active glass sites are no longer available to react with hydrogen in service.
| Lithium silicate glass ceramic and glass with zro2 content|
Lithium silicate glass ceramics and glasses are described which can advantageously be applied to zirconium oxide ceramics in particular by pressing-on in the viscous state and form a solid bond with these.. .
| Method of manufacturing hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder and its usage|
An aspect of the present invention relates to a method of manufacturing hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder, which comprises preparing a melt by melting a starting material mixture comprising a hexagonal ferrite-forming component and a glass-forming component and rapidly cooling the melt to obtain a solidified product, heating the solidified product to precipitate hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles and glass components in the solidified product, subjecting the solidified product to an acid treatment following the heating to remove the glass components by dissolution, incorporating the hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles obtained following the acid treatment into an acidic aqueous solution, followed by separating the particles dispersed in the aqueous solution and the precipitated particles, and subjecting the precipitated particles to a cleaning treatment and then collecting the particles.. .
| Method and apparatus for sequencing-batch purification of potassium nitrate from solid waste produced by glass-strengthening process|
Provided is a method and an apparatus for purifying potassium nitrate from the solid waste produced by a chemical glass-strengthening process. In the method, the solid waste is melted into a liquid waste at first.
| Multimode optical fiber and system comprising such fiber|
One exemplary multimode optical fiber includes a graded index glass core having a diameter in the range of 41 microns to 80 microns, a graded index having an alpha less than 2.04 and a maximum relative refractive index in the range between 0.6% and 1.8%. The cladding includes a depressed-index annular portion.
| Multimode optical fiber and system comprising such fiber|
A multimode optical fiber includes a graded index glass core having a diameter in the range of 41 microns to 80 microns, a graded index having an alpha less than 2.04 and a maximum relative refractive index in the range between 0.6% and 1.8%. The cladding includes a depressed-index annular portion.
| Static elimination device and a cassette|
A static elimination device is proposed for eliminating static electricity on the surface of a large-size glass substrate. The static elimination device includes a rotation axis and an electrostatic neutralizer.
| Mirror assembly for vehicle|
An interior rearview mirror assembly includes a mirror casing and a prismatic reflective element. The mirror casing is a unitarily molded mirror casing having at least one attachment surface.
| Rearview mirror assembly for vehicle|
An interior rearview mirror assembly includes an interior prismatic mirror reflective element having a wedge-shaped glass substrate having a circumferential edge along the periphery of said glass substrate. The circumferential edge spans a thickness of the glass substrate between its front and rear surfaces.
| Solar control window glass|
Glass formulations and methods of setting the characteristics and formulations are described. The method includes determining climate characteristics of an area in which the glasses to be used, using the climate characteristics to determine heating and cooling costs for the geographical area, using the heating costs as part of a model to select an optimum glass assembly comprising a dual pane glass assembly, using an optimization model by providing higher weighting on low emissivity in a northern climates, and high or waiting of solar control in a more southern climate..
| Sheet glass product fabrication with growth-limited glass bump spacers|
Methods of forming a sheet glass product comprising a plurality of growth-limited glass bump spacers. According to the methods, a glass pane of the sheet glass product is irradiated with laser radiation to locally heat the glass pane at a plurality of spacer localities and induce growth of a plurality of glass bump spacers in the glass pane.
| Method of copying and scanning document|
A method of reproducing an original document with a reproduction machine to produce a copied document, comprising the steps of: providing a marking member which contains a marking onto the reproduction machine; opening a cover unit of the reproduction machine; placing the original document on a glass surface of a glass unit of the reproduction machine; closing the cover unit so that the glass surface is covered by the cover unit; and pressing a start button of the reproduction machine to start a scanning process such that the marking and the original document are scanned together in the scanning process and are appeared in the copied document. The marking member is provided on the cover unit or the glass unit so as to make sure that the marking is well-positioned and copied in the copied document..
| Inspection device|
The invention relates to a device for inspecting contact-sensitive planar materials or workpieces, e.g. Wafers for the semiconductor industry, solar cells, glasses, fpd substrates, or biologically active substrates for biosensors, as well as materials having contact-sensitive curved surfaces.
| Optometric automatic test device and method|
An optometric automatic test device and method for a lens are provided to perform image capturing and reading with an image analysis technique, perform automatic focusing by automated control technology rather than by the test worker's operation, and enable two tests, namely refractive power test and astigmatism test, to be performed on eyeglass lenses automatically, so as to greatly reduce the errors caused by the test worker's operation and enhance test efficiency.. .
| Methods and device for attaching eyeglasses to reading materials|
Methods and associated devices are provided that provide a mechanism to attach eyeglasses to reading materials, such as books, electronic tablets, and magazines, among other types of reading materials, and for the devices to also be usable as a bookmark in addition, methods and associated devices also provide a mechanism to attach eyeglasses to various locations, such as a car visor.. .
| Cushion covering for eyeglass nose pads|
Removable and replaceable cushion coverings for eyeglass nose pads are disclosed that are constructed of a cushion substrate at least partially enclosed in at least a first layer of cloth material having an elasticized opening that slips over the nose pad and between the nose pad and the eye glass guard arm such that the elasticized opening contracts in a perimeter around the attachment point that connects the nose pad to the guard arm of the eyeglass frame. The cushion coverings can be manufactured in various sizes to accommodate various nose pad shapes and sizes..
| Slap bracelet eyeglasses|
An article of eyewear includes an elongated bi-stable spring, two lenses disposed along a side edge of the elongated bi-stable spring in a spaced apart relationship with each other along the side edge, a flexible covering encasing the elongated bi-stable spring and the two lenses, and an arcuate shape defined between the two lenses.. .
| Apparatus and method for simultaneously reducing glare and viewing a liquid crystal display|
Embodiments are described that simultaneously block glare arising from the reflection of polarized sunlight and can also allow a polarized liquid crystal display (lcd) to be clearly viewed. Embodiments may be useful for use as polarized sunglasses.
A pair of eyeglasses includes a frame, two lenses, two first magnets, two temples, and two fasteners. The frame includes two lens-holding portions and two magnet-seats.
| Method for sealing liquid crystal display panel|
The present invention discloses a method for applying sealant to seal a liquid crystal display panel, and it includes a step of deploying a sealant pattern on a first substrate. Wherein the sealant is deployed along a predetermined path of a first substrate from a starting stroke, and wherein when the final stroke of deployment of the sealant closes to the starting point.
| Plate glass and manufacturing process thereof|
Provided is the plate glass having high annealing temperature, high strength, excellent flatness and low viscosity, and manufacturing process thereof, which can be used for display and photovoltaic solar device. The plate glass contains (in mass %) boron oxide 0-3.9%, sodium oxide 0.01-14%, iron oxide 0.01-5%, fluorine oxide 0%, magnesia 7-22.2%, alumina 0.01-39%, wherein the content of silica is 1.9-4.1 times that of calcium oxide, the content of calcium oxide is 1.0-1.8 times that of magnesia..
| Liquid crystal display device, panel and panel manufacture method thereof|
The present invention provides a panel and panel manufacture method, including: completing thin film transistor array and common electrode on glass substrate, forming adjacent substrate pair, adjacent substrate pair including first substrate and second substrate connected by adjacent line, common electrodes on first substrate and second substrate symmetrically distributed with respect to adjacent line; coating a first seal on peripheral area of adjacent substrate pair, coating a second seal along adjacent sides of first substrate and second substrate, second seal and first seal being partially overlapping, at least one of first seal and second seal including conductive particles; boxing adjacent substrate pair and filter substrate pair so that conductive particles conducting common electrodes of adjacent substrate pair and filter substrate pair; cutting adjacent substrate pair and filter substrate pair along adjacent lines to form panel. The present invention also provides a liquid crystal display panel..
| Observation instrument|
An observation instrument includes an image capturing device, a processor, a first display, a second display, a half mirror and a pair of polarized glasses. The processor is electrically connected to the image capturing device.
| Display device|
Disclosed is a display device capable of decreasing a bezel width, wherein the display device comprises a display panel; a cover glass on an upper surface of the display panel; a housing member for receiving the display panel, and covering lateral and rear sides of the display panel and a lateral side of the cover glass; and a touch sensing film for sealing a gap between the lateral side of the cover glass and the housing member, the touch sensing film adhered to a lower surface of the cover glass.. .
| Personal alarm light apparatus and method|
A personal alarm light operates as a multi-purpose emergency tool having a power pack of batteries powering a white light beam, as well as a radially emanating red light ring. An audible alarm has a loud, typically high-pitched oscillating sound.