|| List of recent Pigment-related patents
|Method and apparatus for cryogenic treatment of skin tissue|
Cosmetic method and apparatus are provided that can provide cooling and/or freezing of skin tissue proximal to the skin surface to generate an appearance of lightening or reduced pigmentation in the skin. The skin can be cooled to a temperature of less than about −5 degrees celsius for a duration of about one minute or less, using a plurality of cooled contact surfaces, each having a width between about 2 mm and about 20 mm.
|Method and apparatus for cryogenic treatment of skin tissue|
Cosmetic method and apparatus are provided that can provide cooling and/or freezing of skin tissue proximal to the skin surface to generate an appearance of lightening or reduced pigmentation in the skin. The skin can be cooled to a temperature of less than about −5 degrees celsius for a duration of about one minute or less, using a cooled surface that is at least 3 cm in width.
|System for tracking surgical objects|
A system for tracking surgical objects placed in a body cavity so that they may be reliably located and recovered from the body cavity at a later time. In one preferred embodiment, the system comprises a vibrantly colored stringer threaded through apertures in a plurality of surgical objects and vibrantly colored tracking tags affixed to each end of the vibrantly colored stringer to maintain the surgical objects on the vibrantly colored stringer.
|Low cost process for solid ink using dry flushed pigments|
A dry flushed pigment comprises a dry pigment and a flushing agent. Particles of the dry pigment are dispersed into the flushing agent.
|Novel biodegradable master batch and preparation method thereof|
The present invention provides a biodegradable master batch and a preparation method thereof. The biodegradable master batch is prepared by in-situ polymerization of the components in the following formula in weight parts: 10-80 parts of biodegradable monomer or prepolymer, 0.01-5 parts of catalyst, 0.05-5 parts of reaction activator, 0.1-5 parts of thermal stabilizer, 0-80 parts of flame retardant, 0-80 parts of filler, 0-80 parts of antistatic agent, 0-80 parts of pigment, 0-80 parts of foaming agent, and 0-5 parts of surface coupling agent.
Centrifuges are useful to, among other things, remove red blood cells from whole blood and retain platelets and other factors in a reduced volume of plasma. Platelet rich plasma (prp) and or platelet poor plasma (ppp) can be obtained rapidly and is ready for immediate injection into the host.
|Water-proof coating system for reflecting solar radiation and water-borne coatings for forming the white decorative and reflective layer in the coating system|
A water-proof coating system for reflecting solar radiation, which comprises optionally a base layer on a substrate and a reinforcing layer on the base layer; a white reflective and water-proof layer on the substrate or on the reinforcing layer; and a white decorative and reflective layer on the white reflective and water-proof layer; wherein the decorative and reflective layer is formed from a water-borne coatings comprising acrylic polymers, white infrared-reflective pigments and uv cross-linking agents. Water-borne coatings for forming the white decorative and reflective layer in the coating system, which comprise acrylic polymers, white infrared-reflective pigments and uv cross-linking agents.
|Paper coating compositions comprising a polymer dispersion from room temperature liquid and gaseous monomers|
Paper coating compositions comprise inorganic pigments and an aqueous polymeric dispersion comprising dispersed polymeric particles. The polymers are obtainable by polymerization of a first monomer that is liquid at room temperature, has a boiling point of at least 50° c.
|Luminescent cellulose synthetic fiber and method for the production thereof|
The invention relates to a high-strength luminescent cellulose synthetic fiber, which is produced by means of spin dyeing with a luminescent pigment and a dulling pigment.. .
|Method of treating ocular disorders|
A method wherein subjects having or at risk for having hyperopia, presbyopia or astigmatism are administered a composition having an effective amount of ocular antioxidants, including specifically macular pigments, to prevent, treat, or delay the onset of age-related macular degeneration (amd).. .
|Infrared cut filter and imaging apparatus|
An infrared cut filter includes: a transparent dielectric substrate; an infrared reflecting layer formed on one surface of the transparent dielectric substrate and configured to reflect infrared light; and an infrared absorbing layer formed on the other surface of the transparent dielectric substrate and configured to absorb infrared light. The infrared absorbing layer is formed by encapsulating infrared absorbing pigment in a matrix containing silica, formed by a sol-gel method, as a main component..
|Biodegradable beverage carrier|
A biodegradable liquid container carrier is made from molded pulp or fiber and is designed to grasp liquid containers at the top portion thereof. As a result, less material is used in the manufacture of the carrier.
|Methods materials and systems for producing a contact lens and contact lenses produced using said methods materials and systems|
Disclosed are methods, materials and systems for producing contact lenses and contact lenses produced using said methods, materials and systems. According to some embodiments, a contact lens produced by said methods, materials and systems includes an extra-ocular indicator (“eoi”) adapted to alter in color upon removal of said lens from an eye.
|Reflector for light-emitting devices|
Polymer compositions are described that are well suited for producing reflectors for light-emitting devices, such as light-emitting diodes. In one embodiment, the polymer composition contains a polymer resin and a stabilizer comprising a phosphonate compound and/or a phosphate compound and optionally a white pigment.
|Device with penetrable and resealable portion and related method|
Device and method for needle penetrating and filling a chamber with a predetermined substance, and hermetically resealing a resulting needle hole in the device by applying radiation thereto. The needle penetrable and resealable portion defines a predetermined wall thickness in an axial direction thereof, and may include a thermoplastic that substantially prevents the formation of particles released into the chamber from the needle penetrable and resealable portion during penetration by and withdrawal of the needle.
|Colorant, microcapsule pigment prepared by using the same and ink composition for writing instrument|
The above microcapsule pigment is characterized by comprising at least the colorant comprising the leuco dye represented by formula (i) described above, a developer and a chromic temperature controller, and the ink composition for writing instruments is characterized by comprising the above microcapsule pigment.. .
|Secondary pigmentary glaucoma iris scraping treatment method and iris scraping tool|
An iris scraping surgical method using an iris scraping tool treats secondary pigmentary glaucoma. The iris scraping tool is inserted through an incision in the sclera made with a separate surgical instrument.
|Method of preparing encapsulated pigment dispersions with continuous additon of encapsulating monomer|
A process for encapsulating pigment dispersions is provided where a pigment is dispersed with a polymeric dispersant in an aqueous solvent system. The encapsulation process is done by adding encapsulating monomers continuously or semi-continuously to the aqueous pigment dispersion.
|Inkjet inks containing pigmented dispersions with improved water redispersability|
The present disclosure provides an aqueous ink for inkjet printing. The ink contains an aqueous vehicle, a pigment dispersion and a polyacrylate dispersant to disperse the pigment dispersion.
|Printing ink systems|
The invention relates to a printing ink system containing glycosidic polymers and polyolefin- and/or fischer-tropsch-waxes and/or amide waxes and/or bio-based waxes and optionally pigments, binders and/or solvents. The glycosidic polymer has a specific surface area according to bet from a minimum 0.45 m2/g and a particle size distribution having an uniformity coefficient (d60/d10) to a maximum of 3.5..
|Method for regulating skin pigmentation|
This invention relates to a method for regulating skin pigmentation of a subject, comprising the step of administering the agent for inhibiting the expression or activation of microphthalmia transcription factor (mitf) to the subject who is in need of regulation of skin pigmentation.. .
|Regulation of receptor expression through delivery of artificial transcription factors|
The invention relates to an artificial transcription factor comprising a polydactyl zinc finger protein targeting specifically a receptor gene promoter fused to an inhibitory or activatory protein domain, a nuclear localization sequence, and a protein transduction domain. In particular examples these receptor gene promoters regulate the expression of the endothelin receptor a, the endothelin receptor b, the toll-like receptor 4 or the high-affinity ige receptor.
|Preparation of pigment dispersions|
A method for preparing a pigment dispersion includes milling a starting pigment dispersion containing a pigment and optionally a carrier and a dispersant with milling media having an average particle size of about 100 μm or less, until a final pigment dispersion having at least one of a desired pigment average particle size and a desired pigment particle size distribution is obtained; optionally separating the milling media from the final pigment dispersion; and optionally diluting the final pigment dispersion to obtain a desired pigment particle concentration.. .
|Reduced solar absorptivity applique having spaced riblets with pigmented coloration|
A reduced solar aborptivity appliqué having a surface layer for adhering to an surface and high aspect ratio microstructures extending from the surface layer having pigmentation or spectral tailoring.. .
|Method for producing a plastic trim part|
A method for producing a plastic trim part is described. The method has the following steps: laying a polymer film in an injection die, where the polymer film has an opaque or partially opaque imprint or color pigmentation which is decomposition-stable at a temperature of at least 250° c., back injecting the polymer film by a polymer carrier component and injecting a polymer cover part on the polymer film and the polymer carrier component..
|Binding agent for producing road markings ready quickly for traffic|
A method of producing a trafficway marking, the method including applying a cold plastic to a trafficway surface, to obtain the trafficway marking, where, in less than 5 minutes after the applying, the trafficway marking can withstand the passage of traffic, and where the cold plastic includes from 15% to 45% by weight of a reactive resin; from 1% to 5% by weight of a mixture comprising an initiator; from 7% to 15% by weight of an inorganic pigment; and from 50% to 60% by weight of a mineral filler.. .
|Packaging laminate for a packaging container, as well as a packaging container produced from the packaging laminate|
A packaging laminate for a retortable packaging container which comprises a paper or paperboard layer and outer, liquid-tight, heat-resistant layers of plastic on both sides of the paper or paperboard layer. Between the paper or paperboard layer and the outer plastic layer, the packaging laminate has at least one additional layer of a material possessing tightness properties vis-à-vis gases.
|Modalities for the treatment of degenerative diseases of the retina|
This invention relates to methods for improved cell-based therapies for retinal degeneration and for differentiating human embryonic stem cells and human embryo-derived into retinal pigment epithelium (rpe) cells and other retinal progenitor cells.. .
|Electrophoretic display device|
The present invention is directed to an electrophoretic display device which is suitable for passive matrix driving. The electrophoretic fluid may comprise two types of charged pigment particles wherein the two types of charged pigment particles carry opposite charge polarities, have contrasting colors and have different levels of charge intensity.
|Polarized glasses type stereoscopic image display device and method of fabricating the same|
A polarized glasses type stereoscopic image display device and a fabricating method thereof according to the present disclosure is characterized in that in a polarized glasses type stereoscopic image display device in which an image panel is implemented as a color filter on tft (cot) type liquid crystal display (lcd) device, an internal reflection due to light shielding patterns with high reflectivity can be reduced by opening light shielding patterns formed on a black stripe region to the full and simultaneously forming a light shielding layer in such a manner of additionally depositing color pigments on the open light shielding patterns.. .
|Water-based ink for ink-jet recording and ink cartridge|
There is provided a water-based ink for ink-jet recording, including: a self-dispersible pigment; water; at least one compound a selected from the group consisting of a compound represented by a general formula (a1), a compound represented by a chemical formula (a2), and a compound represented by a general formula (a3); and at least one compound b selected from the group consisting of a compound represented by a general formula (b1), a compound represented by a chemical formula (b2), and a compound represented by a general formula (b3).. .
|Inkjet receiver precoats incorporating silica|
An inkjet receiving media comprising a substrate having a transparent topmost layer coated thereon at solid content of from 0.3 to 2.5 g/m2, wherein the topmost layer includes from 30-70 wt % of one or more aqueous soluble salts of multivalent metal cations, 5 to 20 wt % of a cross-linked hydrophilic polymer binder, 4 to 12 wt % of a cationic polymer to stabilize 10 to 40 wt % silica that is less than 200 nm is size. Improved optical density, reduced mottle and improved wet abrasion resistance are provided when the receiver is printed with an aqueous pigment-based ink.
|Ink set and recording method|
The ink set of the invention includes a first ink composition and a second ink composition. The first ink composition contains a first pigment and an alkanediol having 6 or less carbon atoms and having a normal boiling point of 245° c.
|Processing and application of liquid epoxy adhesive for printhead structures interstitial bonding in high density piezo printheads fabrication|
A method for forming an ink jet printhead comprises processing an epoxy adhesive such that negative effects from physical contact with particular inks are reduced or eliminated. Conventional adhesives processed using conventional techniques are known to gain weight, swell, and/or oxidize when exposed to certain inks such as ultraviolet inks and pigmented inks.
|Ink jet recording apparatus|
The ink jet recording apparatus comprises a recording head provided with a nozzle forming surface provided with nozzles which discharge an ink composition containing inorganic pigments, and a liquid repelling film which is provided on the nozzle forming surface; a maintenance unit for preserving the recording head; and a movement section which is arranged at a position which faces the nozzle forming surface and the maintenance unit and which relatively moves the nozzle forming surface and the maintenance unit.. .
|Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge and ink-jet recording apparatus|
A water-based ink for ink-jet recording includes: a pigment; water; 1,2-alkanediol; and a surfactant represented by the following general formula (1): r1con(ch3)ch2ch2r2, wherein in the general formula (1), r1 is a saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon group having 9 to 19 carbon atoms; the hydrocarbon group is straight chain or branched chain hydrocarbon group; r2 is so3m or coom; and m is li, na or k.. .
|Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge, and ink-jet recording apparatus|
There is provided a water-based ink for ink-jet recording, including: a pigment; water; and alkyl glucoside which has alkyl group having 6 or more carbon atoms.. .
|White-based pigment, white-based ink composition, ink set, and ink jet recording method|
Where k1, k2, k3, and k4 are a structural factor, a porosity, a particle diameter, and a specific gravity, respectively, and 0<k1, 0<k2<1, 1.5×10−7 (m)≦k3≦1.0×10−5 (m), 2≦k4≦8, and a=1.0×1013 (m−2).. .
|Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, water-based ink set for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge, and ink-jet recording method|
A water-based ink for ink-jet recording includes a pigment; water; an acetylene glycol-based surfactant contained by 0.1% by weight to 0.3% by weight in the water-based ink; tripropylene glycol methyl ether contained by 2.5% by weight to 4.5% by weight in the water-based ink; and tripropylene glycol n-butyl ether contained by 0.5% by weight to 1.5% by weight in the water-based ink.. .
|Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge and ink-jet recording apparatus|
A water-based ink for ink-jet recording includes: a pigment; water; tripropylene glycol contained not more than 28% by weight in the water-based ink; and 1,2-diol having a number of 8 to 10 carbon atoms; wherein a weight ratio (x:y) of the tripropylene glycol (x) to the 1,2-diol (y) in the water-based ink is in a range of x:y=50:1 to 2.4:1.. .
|Water-based ink for ink-jet recording, ink cartridge, ink-jet recording apparatus, and ink-jet recording method|
A water-based ink for ink-jet recording includes a self-dispersible pigment modified with carboxylic acid group; water; di-2-ethylhexyl sulfosuccinic acid or salt thereof; and a compound represented by the following general formula (1):. .
An optical proximity sensor module includes a substrate, a light emitter mounted on a first surface of the substrate, the light emitter being operable to emit light at a first wavelength, and a light detector mounted on the first surface of the substrate, the light detector being operable to detect light at the first wavelength. The module includes an optics member disposed substantially parallel to the substrate, and a separation member disposed between the substrate and the optics member.
|Electro-optical security element|
The invention relates to a security element for a security and/or valuable document, comprising a matrix based on an organic polymeric material, at least one electrically conductive pigment dispersed in the matrix, and at least one organic luminescent substance dispersed in the matrix, which luminescent substance is capable, in the presence of the conductive pigment, of non-contact excitation of light emission, and the particle size of which is less than 200 nm, wherein the luminescent substance is not encapsulated, and is directly surrounded by the matrix and is embedded therein, and to uses of such a security and/or valuable document and to security and/or valuable documents produced by such uses.. .
|Curable compositions containing isocyanate functional components having improved durability|
A composition comprising a) one or more isocyanate functional components, one or more oligomers or prepolymers containing isocyanate functional groups and alkoxysilane groups, or prepolymers having a flexible backbone and silane moieties capable of silanol condensation: b) one or more catalysts for the reaction of isocyanate moieties with active hydrogen atom containing groups or for silanol condensation; c) one or more compounds comprising a dihydrocarbyl hydroxyl amine, an alicyclic hydroxyl amine, a nitrile oxide of a dihydrocarbyl hydroxyl amine or a nitrile oxide of an alicyclic hydroxyl amine in a sufficient amount to enhance the ultraviolet stability of the composition in a cured state; and d) a pigment that does not have reinforcing properties or the composition contains one of one or more oligomers or prepolymers containing isocyanate functional groups and alkoxysilane groups, or prepolymers having a flexible backbone and silane moieties capable of silanol condensation. The compositions are useful as adhesives and sealers..
|Bis-quinophthalone pigment and a process for preparing the same|
Wherein x1, x2, x3 and x4 are independently h or halogen ,preferably cl or br; r2 is substituent selected from the group consisting of h, c1-c20 straight or branched chain alkyl substituents, aromatic substituents, aliphatic substituents, and combinations thereof.. .
|Aqueous pigment dispersions based on branched polyurethane dispersants|
The present disclosure provides novel aqueous pigment dispersions containing an aqueous vehicle, a pigment and a branched polyurethane as a dispersant. Also disclosed is the use of these dispersions in ink-jet inks..
A composition comprising particulate solid (typically a pigment or filler), an organic medium (typically the organic medium may be a plastics material or an organic liquid) and a polyacrylic-acid-containing copolymer.. .
|Method for improving rheological properties of an aqueous pigment slurry and a dispersion agent|
The invention relates to a method for improving rheological properties of an aqueous pigment slurry. In the method dispersion agent is added to an aqueous phase of a slurry comprising pigment particles or to the aqueous phase into which the pigment particles are to be added.
|Radically polymerizable photo-curable ink jet ink composition|
A radically polymerizable photo-curable ink jet ink composition contains a radically polymerizable compound, a white pigment, a polymer dispersant, and at least one saturated aliphatic carboxylic acid.. .