|| List of recent Oat-related patents
|Electrosurgical electrode and method of manufacturing same|
An electrosurgical device coated an epoxy modified rigid silicone powder coating which includes a solvent-free hydroxyl functional solid phenyl silicone resin in the range of about 40% to about 60% parts per weight of the coating; a calcium metasilicate in the range of about 20% to about 40% parts per weight of the coating; an epoxy cresol novalac resin in the range of about 5% to about 15% parts per weight of the coating; an ultra-fine air micronized muscovite mica in the range of about 0% to about 10% parts per weight of the coating; a 60% active powder version of a methyl alkyl polysilaxane in the range of about 3% to about 7% parts per weight of the coating; a high temperature calcination of coprecipitated compound with manganese-copper-iron in the range of about 0% to about 10% parts per weight of the coating; an o-cresol novolac resin in the range of about 0.5% to about 3% parts per weight of the coating; and an acrylate copolymer in the range of about 0.5% to about 3% parts per weight of the coating. This coating is applied to the surfaces of an electrosurgical device minimize the build-up of charred tissue (i.e., eschar) on the surfaces of the electrosurgical device..
|Low-temperature cureable coating composition and article having cured coating thereof|
A coating composition comprising a hydrolyzable silyl-containing (meth)acrylic copolymer which is obtained from copolymerization of an alkyl (meth)acrylate with a silane compound having a long-chain alkylene linker between a hydrolyzable functional group and a radically polymerizable unsaturated group, and an organometallic catalyst is low-temperature curable and isocyanate-free. Even though the silane content is increased for coating hardness, the composition maintains alkali resistance and has good adhesion and solvent resistance when applied onto substrates..
An anti-reflective coating is obtained from a composition of at least one silane compound, at least one metal compound and at least one organic compound having at least two functional groups which can form a coordination polymer.. .
|Anti-fog coating comprising aqueous polymeric dispersion, crosslinker & surfactant|
An anti-fog coating composition is described comprising an aqueous polymeric dispersion; a crosslinker, and a surfactant. The dried and cured coating composition does not exhibit fogging within 8 seconds after being soaked in 25° c.
|Polymer blends for drug delivery stent matrix with improved thermal stability|
Various embodiments of the present invention generally relate to a polymer blend composition used for coating a medical device that exhibits improved thermal stability. The invention also encompasses implantable medical devices coated the aforementioned coating..
|Zpgm diesel oxidation catalyst systems and methods thereof|
The present disclosure refers to a plurality of methods employed for production of zpgm diesel oxidation catalyst systems substantially free of pgm, which may include a substrate, a washcoat, and an impregnation layer. Washcoat may include at least one carrier material oxides.
|Zpgm diesel oxidation catalysts and methods of making and using same|
Diesel oxidation zpgm catalyst systems are disclosed. Zpgm catalyst systems may oxidize toxic gases, such as carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides that may be included in exhaust gases.
|Apparatus for disinfecting or sterilizing a catheter and method of use|
An elliptical-shaped housing contains a uv light source and a power source. A connector is removably mounted in the housing and is disinfected or sterilized by uv light.
|Optical guide with superimposed guidance elements and manufacturing method|
An optical guide comprises an injection zone intended to inject into the optical guide a light signal and an extraction zone intended to provide the light signal after transport by the optical guide. The optical guide comprises, in a superposed manner, at least two guidance elements.
|Mgo-based coating for electrically insulating semiconductive substrates and production method thereof|
The present invention relates to a magnesium oxide-based (mgo) inorganic coating intended to electrically insulate semiconductive substrates such as silicon carbide (sic), and to a method for producing such an insulating coating. The method of the invention comprises the steps of preparing a treatment solution of at least one hydrolysable organomagnesium compound and/or of at least one hydrolysable magnesium salt, capable of forming a homogeneous polymer layer of magnesium oxyhydroxide by hydrolysis/condensation reaction with water; depositing the treatment solution of the hydrolysable organomagnesium compound or of the hydrolysable magnesium salt, onto a surface to form a magnesium oxide-based layer; and densifying the layer formed at a temperature of less than or equal to 1000° c..
|Apparatus using an electro-catalytic coating to reduce ship's friction and prevent biofouling|
An apparatus for friction reduction and biofouling prevention is invented, which consists of an anodic electro-catalytic layer and a cathodic electro-catalytic layer installed on the submerged surface of a carrier. There is an insulating filling between the anodic layer and the cathodic layer.
|Method for joining workpiece layers and connecting element and joining device|
A method for joining at least two workpiece layers (1, 2) by introducing a connecting element (10) with a coating (15) applied externally to the connecting element (10), where the connecting element (10) is guided, in particular punched, through the first workpiece layer (1) by a ram (26), forming a cut surface (1), and penetrates at least partially into the second workpiece layer and is deformed by a die (21) such that it connects the at least two workpiece layers (1, 2) together in a form-fitting manner. The connecting element (10) is heated such that the coating (15) applied externally to the connecting element (10) melts and wets, in particular completely closes, the cut surface in the first workpiece layer (1); after a cooling process, the re-solidified coating (15) adheres to the cut surface of the first workpiece layer (1)..
|Microorganisms and methods for enhancing the availability of reducing equivalents in the presence of methanol, and for producing adipate, 6-aminocaproate, hexamethylenediamine or caprolactam related thereto|
Provided herein is a non-naturally occurring microbial organism having a methanol metabolic pathway that can enhance the availability of reducing equivalents in the presence of methanol. Such reducing equivalents can be used to increase the product yield of organic compounds produced by the microbial organism, such as adipate, 6-aminocaproate, hexamethylenediamine or caprolactam.
|Anti-infective hydroxy-phenyl-benzoates and methods of use|
The invention provides a method for preventing or treating a disease caused by an extracellular microorganism, said method comprising systemically administering to a subject in need thereof a prophylactically or therapeutically effective amount of a salicylic acid (sal) or a sal analogue. The extracellular microorganism can be of the bacterial genus staphylococcus, for example, staphylococcus aureus.
|Biocatalysis cells and methods|
In one aspect, the invention provides a recombinant microbial cell modified to exhibit increased biosynthesis of a biosynthetic product compared to a wild-type control. In some cases, the biosynthetic product can be isocaproate; in other cases the biosynthetic product can be isovalerate.
|Coating agent compositions, coatings made therefrom and exhibiting high scratch resistance and good polishability, and use thereof|
Wherein in component (b) (i) more than 30 mol % and less than 70 mol % of the originally present isocyanate groups have undergone reaction to form structural units (i) and (ii), (ii) more than 25 and less than 36 mol % of the originally present isocyanate groups have undergone reaction to form structural units (ii), and (iii) component (b) has at least one polyisocyanate group-containing compound (b2) having free or blocked isocyanate groups and having an acyclic, aliphatic polyisocyanate parent structure.. .
|Easy clean cable|
Cables having a conductor with a polymeric covering layer and a non-extruded coating layer made of a material based on a liquid composition including a polymer resin and a fatty acid amide. Methods of making cables are also provided..
The invention relates to a carbon-based coating (2) which as well as carbon as principal ingredient has at least one first element selected from a group consisting of the transition metals from groups 3 to 10 of the periodic table of the elements, the carbon in the coating (2) being present predominantly in sp2-hybridized form, and the coating (2) comprising at least one further element from a group encompassing silicon, germanium, aluminum, and the transition metals from groups 3 to 10 of the periodic table of the elements, with the proviso that said at least one further element is not the same as the first element, and the cumulative fraction of said at least one further element in the coating (2) is between 0.1 at % and 5 at %, and the cumulative fraction of said at least one first element is between 0.5 at % and 10 at %.. .
|Utilizing latency control to alleviate bufferbloat|
In one embodiment, a method includes estimating a current queuing latency, the estimated current queuing latency being associated with a queue of packets maintained in a buffer. The method also includes calculating a current drop or mark probability, the current drop or mark probability being associated with a probability that packets associated with the queue of packets will be dropped or marked.
|Led par lamp in a wireless network environment|
A flat led par lamp having an antenna secured to the exterior parabolic wall of the glass reflector for use in a wireless network. The interior wall is coated with an aluminized reflective coating that shields the antenna from the internally radiated noise.
|Wastewater purification with nanoparticle-treated bed|
Nanoparticle-treated particle packs, such as sand beds, may effectively filter and purify liquids such as waste water. When tiny contaminant particles in waste water flow through the particle pack, the nanoparticles will capture and hold the tiny contaminant particles within the pack due to the nanoparticles' surface forces, including, but not necessarily limited to van der waals and electrostatic forces.
|Iridium oxide coating with cauliflower morphology for functional electrical stimulation applications|
An iridium oxide coating for application on an external surface of an electrode of a medical lead is described. The iridium coating is applied using pulse dc sputtering.
|Highly efficient solar cell module|
The subject invention discloses a solar cell module comprising: a first glass layer, wherein one side of the glass layer comprises embossing, the surface angle of the embossing is in the range of 1 to 45 degrees, and the surface of the embossing comprises a reflective coating; a first encapsulated layer located above the first glass layer; a bifacial solar cell located above the first encapsulated layer; a second encapsulated layer located above the bifacial solar cell; and a second glass layer located above the second encapsulated layer.. .
|Water-based coating compositions and systems with improved sag resistance and related methods|
The present invention provides a system for monitoring and controlling an industrial paint operation, where a five-sided intermodal shipping container is painted with a water-based coating composition. The system includes a paint application system, a drying system with a chamber configured to handle one or more intermodal shipping containers, and modules for monitoring and controlling the application of paint and the drying of the applied paint..
|Low-temperature, fast curing coating composition and cured article|
A coating composition comprising (a) an organosiloxane obtained from hydrosilylation reaction of an organohydrogensiloxane having at least two hydrosilyl groups with an alkenyl-containing alkoxysilane, and (b) an organometallic catalyst is fast curable at low temperature. The cured coating is crack resistant..
|Process and apparatus for a nanovoided articles|
A process and apparatus for producing a nanovoided article, a nanovoided coating, and a low refractive index coating is described. The process includes providing a first solution of a polymerizable material in a solvent; at least partially polymerizing the polymerizable material to form a composition that includes an insoluble polymer matrix and a second solution, wherein the insoluble polymer matrix includes a plurality of nanovoids that are filled with the second solution; and removing a major portion of the solvent from the second solution.
|Method for producing nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery (as amended)|
The present invention provides a method for producing a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery in which the drop in capacity retention rate is controlled by forming a coating in a more favorable state on the surface of the negative electrode active material. This production method comprises a step s10 of preparing a battery assembly in which an electrode assembly is housed within a battery case, the electrode assembly including a positive electrode produced by forming a positive electrode active material layer containing at least a positive electrode active material, and a negative electrode produced by forming a negative electrode active material layer containing at least a negative electrode active material; a first injection step s20 of injecting a nonaqueous electrolyte containing a specified additive into the battery case; a precharging step s30 of forming the additive-derived coating on the surface of the negative electrode active material; a second injection step s40 of injecting a nonaqueous electrolyte not containing an additive into the battery case; and a charge and discharge step s50 of charging and discharging the battery assembly to a predetermined charging and discharge voltage..
|Antimicrobial glass articles and methods for making and using same|
Described herein are coated glass or glass-ceramic articles having improved antimicrobial efficacy. Further described are methods of making and using the improved articles.
|Polyurethane coating agent composition, multistage coating method using said coating agent compositions, and use of the coating agent compositions as clear coating or pigmented coating material, and use of the coating method for automotive repair painting and/or for coating plastics substrates and/or of commercial vehicles|
Characterized in that the coating material composition further comprises at least one monomeric aromatic, optionally substituted carboxylic acid (s) whose carboxyl group is in conjugation with a π-electron system.. .
|Filter substrate comprising zone-coated catalyst washcoat|
A catalysed filter for filtering particulate matter from exhaust gas emitted from a positive ignition internal combustion engine comprises a ceramic porous wall-flow filter substrate having a total substrate length and having inlet channels defined in part by ceramic inlet wall surfaces and outlet channels defined in part by ceramic outlet wall surfaces, wherein the inlet surfaces are separated from the outlet surfaces by a first porous structure containing pores of a first mean pore size, wherein the porous substrate is coated in part with a catalyst washcoat composition, wherein a second porous structure of a washcoated part of the porous substrate contains pores of a second mean pore size, wherein the second mean pore size is less than the first mean pore size, which catalyst washcoat composition being disposed in a first zone comprising the inlet surfaces of a first substrate length less than the total substrate length, wherein a second zone comprising the outlet surfaces of a second substrate length contains no washcoat and wherein the sum of the substrate length in the first zone and the substrate length in the second zone is >100%.. .
|Sensing devices and techniques using 3-d arrays based on surface plasmon excitations|
Techniques, apparatus, material and systems are described for implementing a three-dimensional composite mushroom-like metallodielectric nanostructure. In one aspect, a surface plasmon based sensing device includes a substrate and a layer of an anti-reflective coating over the substrate.
|Support bearing for a roll|
Support bearing which comprises a first ring and a second ring disposed inside the first ring and substantially coaxial thereto. The first ring and the second ring define between them an annular hollow space in which a cage structure is disposed comprising two circular crowns disposed distanced from each other and between which a plurality of rolling elements are disposed, provided to allow the reciprocal rotation of the first ring and the second ring.
|Apparatus and method to prevent side channel power attacks in advanced encryption standard using floating point operation|
Apparatus and method for obscuring round 1 power consumption of hardware implementation of the aes algorithm. By simultaneously executing a processor floating point operation while executing round 1 of the aes algorithm power consumption of the addroundkey transformation is obscured.
|Fluid conveying apparatus with low drag, anti-fouling flow surface and methods of making same|
A fluid conveying apparatus including a wall structure forming a channel for conveying fluid. The channel is bounded by an interior face of the wall structure.
|Thermally sprayed coating|
The present invention concerns a thermally sprayed coating, which has been applied onto the surface of the substrate as a lamellar coating. This coating is formed from a completely or partially plastisized or melted solid starting material, preferably being completely plastisized, which material contains at least one component that is capable or reacting with corroding substances and combining with them to form one or more solid product compounds.
|Solar power system|
A solar power system includes a preheating device for heating first heat transfer fluid and second heat transfer fluid in separate tubes. The preheated second heat transfer fluid is routed to a boiler.
|Solar power system|
A solar power system includes a preheating device for heating first heat transfer fluid and second heat transfer fluid in separate tubes. The preheated second heat transfer fluid is routed to a boiler.
|Method for optimizing binary code in language having access to binary coded decimal variable, and computer and computer program|
A method for optimizing binary code in a language having access to binary coded decimal variable. The method includes: generating a first compiler expression of the binary code; analyzing a use-definition and/or a definition-use for the first compiler expression; generating a second compiler expression by identifying logical binary coded decimal (bcd) variables in the first compiler expression; assigning temporary variables to the logical bcd variables, wherein the second compiler expression includes packed decimal operations and the assigned temporary variables; and converting a packed decimal operation in the second compiler expression and an assigned temporary variable to a decimal floating point (dfp) if sign information and precision information are not lost during conversion from bcd to dfp, wherein identifying logical bcd variables includes: in the use-definition and/or definition-use of operands, regarding an operand of definition and an operand of use as the same logical bcd variables..
|Graft polymers having oligoalkylenimine side chains, process for their preparation and their use|
Graft polymers whose grafting base is selected from the group consisting of polymers having vinylamine units, polyamines, polyamidoamines and polymers of ethylenically unsaturated acids and which comprise exclusively oligoalkylenimine side chains as side chains, process for the preparation of graft polymers having oligoalkylenimine side chains, at least one oligoalkylenimine which comprises a terminal aziridine group being grafted onto one of said grafting bases, and the use of the graft polymers thus obtainable as process chemicals in the production of paper, as antimicrobial coating materials, as builders in detergents and for the treatment of metal surfaces.. .
|Method of forming film|
A method of forming a film including forming a film on a substrate by coating a composition for forming a film containing a solvent and a resin by a spin coating method, in which a maximum radius among the radii from the center to the outer periphery of the substrate is 150 mm or more and a thickness of the film is 50 μm or more, a vapor pressure of the solvent at 25° c. Is 0.4 kpa or less, and a viscosity of the solvent measured by a cannon-fenske viscometer at 25° c.
|Aqueous polyacrylate copolymer dispersions with high oh group content|
The present invention relates to aqueous secondary copolymer dispersion comprising a copolymer (p) synthesized from a mixture of free-radically polymerizable monomers (m) comprising: (m1) cycloaliphatic esters of acrylic and/or methylacrylic acid; (m3) hydroxy-functional, free-radically polymerizable monomers; (m4) carboxyl-functional, free-radically polymerizable monomers and (m5) hydroxyl- and carboxyl-free (meth)acrylic esters having c1 to c12 hydrocarbon radicals in the alcohol moiety and/or vinylaromatics, wherein the mixture further comprises polyols (po) selected from the group of polyester polyols and/or polycarbonate polyols, the polyols having an average hydroxyl group functionality of at least 2. The invention also relates to a method for the production of such a dispersion, to the use of the dispersion as a coating and as a binder in 2k polyurethane coatings..
|Low-solvent polyacrylate copolymer dispersions|
The present invention relates to an aqueous secondary copolymer dispersion comprising a copolymer (p) synthesized from a mixture of free-radically polymerizable monomers (m) comprising (m1) cycloaliphatic esters of acrylic and/or methylacrylic acid; (m2) vinyl esters of aliphatic carboxylic acids; (m3) hydroxy-functional, free-radically polymerizable monomers; (m4) carboxyl-functional, free-radically polymerizable monomers and (m5) hydroxyl- and carboxyl-free (meth)acrylic esters having c1 to c12 hydrocarbon radicals in the alcohol moiety and/or vinylaromatics. The mixture further comprises glycidyl esters of aliphatic carboxylic acids.
|Method for preparing an epoxy based coating composition|
The invention provides a method for preparing an epoxy based coating composition. The method includes preparing a first dispersion including one or more colorants, one or more fillers and an epoxy based paint work material dispersed in a first portion of one or more solvents.
|Compositions and methods for increasing biomass, iron concentration, and tolerance to pathogens in plants|
Methods for producing greater biomass in a plant, increasing the drought tolerance of a plant, producing a decreased lignin concentration in a plant, producing a greater iron concentration in a plant, or inhibiting fungal infection in a plant comprise administering bacillus subtilis fb17 to the plant, the seed of the plant, or soil surrounding the plant or the seed in an amount effective to produce greater biomass, increase the drought tolerance, produce a decreased lignin concentration, produce a greater iron concentration, or inhibit fungal infection in the plant compared to an untreated plant, respectively. Agricultural carriers and seed coatings comprising bacillus subtilis fb17 are provided.
|Gradient coated stent and method of fabrication|
The gradient coated stent 150 of the present invention provides a coated stent having a continuous coating 130 disposed on the stent elements. The continuous coating 130 includes a first coating component and a second coating component.
|Circuit for displaying the relative voltage at the output electrode of an electrostatically aided coating material atomizer|
A coating dispensing device includes a trigger assembly for actuating the coating dispensing device to dispense coating material and a nozzle through which the coating material is dispensed. The coating dispensing device further includes a source of voltage and a voltage multiplier for multiplying the voltage.
|Method for manufacturing cylinder block and cylinder block|
A thermally sprayed coating is formed on an inner surface of a cylinder bore of a cylinder block by using a thermal spray gun. The thermal spray gun is reciprocated along an axial direction in the cylinder bore while being rotated, and injects melted droplets generated by melting a wire made of a ferrous material from a nozzle at its end.
|Active energy ray curable aqueous resin composition, active energy ray curable aqueous coating material, and article coated with the coating material|
The present invention provides an active energy ray curable aqueous resin composition prepared by reacting an acrylic resin (a), a polyisocyanate compound (b), and (meth)acrylate (c) having a hydroxyl group and dispersing the reaction product in an aqueous medium, the resin (a) being produced by copolymerizing an acrylic monomer (a1) having a polyoxyalkylene group, an acrylic monomer (a2) having a hydroxyl group, and an acrylic monomer (a3) other than the acrylic monomer (a1) and the acrylic monomer (a2) as essential raw materials. The active energy ray curable aqueous resin composition has excellent storage stability and forms a cured coating film with a good appearance and high adhesion to a substrate even after immersion in hot water, and thus can be desirably used for an active energy ray curable aqueous coating material..
|Water-based coating compositions|
Coating compositions are disclosed. In some embodiments, the coating compositions are used to coat substrates such as packaging materials and the like for the storage of food and beverages.
|Pulsed laser chemical vapor deposition and surface modification|
An ultra-short pulse laser physically and/or chemically modifies a substrate surface. A laser ablation process is configured to form raised surface features on the substrate.
|Coating composition and antireflective coating prepared therefrom|
The present invention relates to a coating composition and antireflective coatings prepared therefrom. The invention further relates to a process for the preparation of the antireflective coating on a substrate using the coating composition..
|Apparatus and method for sputter-deposited coatings on fluidized particle beds|
A method and an apparatus for producing metal and ceramic coatings on a fluidized bed of particles or fibers are described. The method utilizes a unique apparatus to transfer vibratory motion through a wall of a deposition chamber in order to produce a fluidized bed of particle or fluidized bed of fibers inside the chamber.
|Liquid metal composition|
A liquid metal composition includes a binder comprising an acrylic resin and a cellulose acetate butyrate, a wax, an organic solvent, and an aluminum pigment comprising pvd aluminum flake. A multi-layered coating system has a flop index of greater than 10 and includes a substrate, a liquid metal layer disposed about the substrate and formed from the liquid metal composition, and a topcoat layer disposed about the liquid metal layer and formed from a topcoat composition.
|Textured film and process for manufacture|
A textured film, a process for manufacture of the textured film, and a light management stack, a backlight, and a display using the textured film are described. The textured film and process for manufacture thereof, include processes in which the surface texture of the optical film is controlled by incorporation of a patterned coating.
|Method for producing particulate clusters|
A method for producing particulate clusters comprises passing a core through an array of matrix-supported coating particles. Particulate clusters produced by the method may find application as catalytic particles, components of novel electronic and photonic materials and sensors, and as binding sites for protein molecules in biochips..
|Polyurethane coating material composition, multistage coating methods using these coating material compositions, and also the use of the coating material composition as clearcoat material and pigmented coating material, and application of the coating method for automotive refinish and/or for the coating of plastics substrates and/or of utility vehicles|
Where r5=hydrogen and r1, r2, r3, and r4 are each identical or different radicals, r1 and r3 being hydrogen or an alkyl radical or an aryl radical, and r2 and r4 being an alkyl radical or an aryl radical.. .
|Galvanized carbon steel with stainless steel-like finish|
A “faux stainless steel” may be produced by processing galvanized carbon steel through a temper mill using textured rolls to develop a “polished” type surface. The galvanized coating is not removed by abrasion but is compressed thereby providing a more uniform substrate than conventional polishing or brushing.
|Fiberglass gel coat color match and repair system and method utilizing a multi chamber dispenser device|
The present invention relates to color matching and repair delivery systems and more particularly to the delivery of a gradient variety of shades of color of a gel coat, resin, and or paint in its liquid form, for the matching and repairing of and to existing colored surface and body structures and in the repair to gel coat and fiberglass surfaces and bodies typically found in and on boats, aircraft, tubs, showers, dock boxes and the like. The general purpose of the present invention relates to a method and delivery system for color matching gel coat to gel coat and fiberglass surfaces.
|Illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus having a temperature control device|
An illumination system of a microlithographic projection exposure apparatus includes a primary light source, a system pupil surface and a mirror array. The mirror array is arranged between the primary light source and the system pupil surface.
|Electronic device with foam antenna carrier|
Electronic devices may include radio-frequency transceiver circuitry and antenna structures. The antenna structures may include a dielectric carrier such as a foam carrier.
|Ceramic conversion element, optoelectronic semiconductor component comprising a ceramic conversion element, and method for producing a ceramic conversion element|
A ceramic conversion element having a multiplicity of columnar regions arranged within a ceramic or vitreous matrix, wherein the columnar regions have a preferential direction which makes an angle of at most 45° with a normal to the main surface of the conversion element, at least either the columnar regions or the matrix convert electromagnetic radiation of a first wavelength range into electromagnetic radiation of a second wavelength range different from the first wavelength range and, the columnar regions are formed by wavelength-converting monocrystalline or ceramic fibers and/or monocrystalline or ceramic platelets, said fibers and/or said platelets are provided with a reflective coating.. .
|Dedicated cardiac pet|
A detector is provided. A plurality of scintillation crystals is provided, where each scintillation crystal has a width, and wherein a first plurality of scintillation crystals is placed adjacent to each other so that first surfaces of the first plurality of scintillation crystals form a first rectangular surface.
|Device and method for applying a micostructured coating to a substrate using a prepolymerized resin tape|
A method and a device for applying a microstructured coating to the surface of a substrate, using a prepolymerized curable resin tape in the pasty state of which at least the face that is to be applied to the substrate is initially covered with a protective film, which protective film is peeled off during the course of the method so as to apply the resin tape directly to the substrate. The use of a prepolymerized resin tape makes it possible to avoid the risks of runs and variations in quality which are associated with the use of a liquid material and makes it possible to avoid the problems associated with the ageing of a microstructured matrix in the form of a reusable tape..
|Decomposition of decimal floating point data|
A decimal floating point finite number in a decimal floating point format is composed from the number in a different format. A decimal floating point format includes fields to hold information relating to the sign, exponent and significand of the decimal floating point finite number.
|Coatings for preventing balloon damage to polymer coated stents|
A medical assembly is disclosed comprises a stent and a catheter having a balloon, wherein the coefficient of friction and/or the adhesion at the stent/balloon interface are reduced.. .
|Thickened grease composition|
A thickened grease composition is provided by process of heating a mineral oil and 12-hydroxystearic acid with lithium hydroxide and forming a simple lithium grease to which at least one component selected from the group comprising succinic acid, glutaric acid, adipic acid, 6-hydroxycaproic acid, dimethyl succinate, dimethyl glutarate, dimethyl adipate, methyl hydroxycaproate, cyclohexanediols, methyl 5-hydroxyvalerate, methyl valerate, gamma butyrolactone, and methyl levulinate or mixtures thereof.. .
|Zeta potential modifiers to decrease the residual oil saturation|
Compositions comprise an amine component, an aminephosphate component and may also include a solvent component. The compositions are adapted to coat solid materials, substrates and/or surfaces of producing of reservoirs and formations and methods for making and using same, where the coating agents modify surface properties of the solid materials, substrates and/or surfaces of producing formations decreasing residual oil saturation..
|Method for producing polyhydroxyalkanoate having long main chain structure|
An object of the present invention is to provide a polyhydroxyalkanoate which forms a useful bioplastic or biomaterial. Specifically, the present invention relates to a method for producing a polyhydroxyalkanoate that includes at least a 5-hydroxyvalerate unit, in which the method for producing a polyhydroxyalkanoate includes culturing a microorganism belonging to ralstonia genus in a culture medium that includes lactone and/or hydroxy acid or salt of hydroxy acid as a carbon source..
|Multi-phase self-stratifying coating exhibiting gradient behavior|
The present invention relates to multi-phase self-stratifying coating systems, and in particular, to multi-phase self-stratifying coating systems having a substantially homogeneous composition of polymeric binder components that upon application and cure generates a multi-phase stratified coating wherein each phase is rich in a different polymeric binder component and wherein individual phases are separated by a diffuse interface, such that the stratified coating exhibits a gradient behavior wherein a given interface exhibits the attributes of the polymeric binder component that is rich at that interface, and wherein at least one phase is rich in a polymeric binder having a telechelic resin with reactive internal groups, reactive end groups, and an alkoxide oligomer, and at least one other phase is rich in a polymeric binder having a fluorinated polymer derived from fluorinated vinyl-based monomers.. .
|Device and method for producing highly porous, crystalline surface coatings|
The present invention relates to a device, the use thereof and a method for producing highly porous, crystalline surface coatings comprising at least two spraying devices operating in sequential sequence for applying coating agents from the storage vessels (3, 4) to a material arranged on a sample holder (1) and at least one rinsing device (5, 13, 16) for removing unbound molecules from the coated surface.. .
|Layer system with a structured substrate surface and production process|
A layer system is provided having at least two layers, an inner layer on a boundary surface of a substrate, wherein the inner layer has a certain roughness in a region of the surface to an outer layer due to a coating processes, wherein a roughness of the boundary surface of the substrate is set in a targeted manner, or the boundary surface is machined, after it has been produced, such that the roughness of the boundary surface of the substrate has peaks and troughs that are at least 20% greater than the roughness of the interface if peaks and troughs were not to be present. As a result of the structured surface of the substrate, this roughness becomes positioned on an interface of the layers located above, and the adhesion of the layers to one another is thereby improved..
A method for applying a zinc oxide coating to a substrate, comprising the steps of: (i) applying a nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocycle functionalised coating to the substrate; (ii) contacting the nitrogen-containing aromatic heterocycle functionalised coating with an agent comprising palladium(ii) and/or platinum(ii), resulting in a coating comprising complexed palladium(ii) and/or platinum(ii); (iii) reducing the complexed palladium(ii) and/or platinum(ii) in the coating to palladium(0) and/or platinum(0); and (iv) contacting the coating comprising complexed palladium(0) and/or platinum(0) with a zinc salt in the presence of a reducing agent under aqueous conditions to form a zinc oxide coating on the substrate.. .