|| List of recent Pigment-related patents
|Aqueous ink-jet inks containing branched polyurethanes as binders|
The present disclosure provides novel aqueous ink jet inks containing an aqueous vehicle, a pigment and a branched polyurethane as a binder.. .
|Solvent-free low energy coatings|
An aqueous coating composition having a pvc of from 70 to 80% comprising, based on the total volume solids of the dry coating unless otherwise stated, a) opacifying pigment particles comprising i) from 4 to 10% titanium dioxide ii) from 0 to 20% of hollow polymeric particles b) non-opacifying extender particles comprising i) calcium magnesium carbonate and/or ii) calcium carbonate and/or iii) nepheline syenite and/or iv) kaolin wherein i)+ii)+iii)+iv)=40 to 75% (to be announced by katy) and iv) is 0 to 45% c) styrene-acrylic polymer binder particles having a calculated fox tg of from −30 to 5° c. Having an acid value of from 15 to 65 mg koh/g of polymer and wherein the polymer particles are derived from acrylic monomers and optionally further comprising styrene and/or its derivatives d) dispersant which is insoluble in water at ph 3 wherein the composition is free of volatile organic solvent..
|Pavers and block composite materials and methods of preparation thereof|
The invention provides novel paving stones and construction block composite materials and methods for preparation thereof. The paving stones and construction block composite materials can be readily produced from widely available, low cost precursor materials by a production process that involves compacting in a mold that is suitable for large-scale production.
|Aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitors as novel depigmenting agents|
The present invention provides methods and compositions for reducing pigmentation.. .
|Methods and systems for controlled conversion of minerals to pigmenting elements|
The present invention may provide talc calciner systems and methods to produce better and more efficient products by engineering a* and b* values for calcinated products perhaps by processing low iron talc in an indirectly heated, multiple zoned calciner which may progressively heat the feed supply at perhaps specifics residence times to produce a desired product.. .
|Liquid electrophotographic inks|
The present disclosure provides for a liquid electrophotographic (lep) ink comprising a carrier fluid, a pigment, a high melt viscosity ethylene acrylic acid copolymer resin, and a high acid ethylene acrylic acid copolymer resin. The high acid ethylene acrylic acid copolymer resin can have an acid content of at least 15 wt % and a viscosity of at least 8,000 poise.
|Longitudinal dermoscopic study employing smartphone-based image registration|
The evolution of a skin condition over time can be useful in its assessment. In an illustrative arrangement, a user captures skin images at different times, using a smartphone.
|Aqueous ink composition and image forming method|
The aqueous ink composition contains (a) a polymer that has an sp value of 18.6 to 20 and contains a hydrophilic group-containing repeating unit (a1) of 5% to 45% by mass, (b) a pigment, (c) water, and (d) an organic solvent represented by the following formula (i).. .
|Ink for ink jet recording apparatus, and image forming method|
An ink for an ink jet recording apparatus, is provided, wherein the ink contains prescribed quantities of each of water, a pigment dispersion, a penetrant, a non-ionic water-soluble acrylic resin having prescribed characteristics, and a surfactant of a compound represented by general formula (i), (ii) or (iii).. .
|Marked precoated strings and method of manufacturing same|
A coated string for a stringed device which includes a coating applied to the surface of the string. The coating includes a base layer bonded to the surface of the string and an at least partially transparent low-friction top coat applied to the base layer.
|Woven fiber-reinforced composite material and method of manufacturing same|
A method of manufacturing a fiber-reinforced composite material includes applying a paint layer including pigment to a woven fiber sheet and drying the paint layer on the woven fiber sheet, imbedding the woven fiber sheet in a resin at a temperature below a melting temperature of the pigment to yield a resin and fiber composite, and applying an ultraviolet protectant coating to the resin and fiber composite.. .
|Toner and method for manufacturing toner particles|
The toner contains toner particles each containing a binder resin and a colorant. Each of the toner particles contains a compound having a polyester moiety and a bisazo structure moiety.
|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.
|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.. .
|Pretreatment fluids with ammonium metal chelate cross-linker for printing media|
A pretreatment fluid for printing media with a pigment ink composition includes a liquid vehicle, at least one polymeric binder having pendant carboxyl groups, and an ammonium metal chelate cross-linker.. .
|Cosmetic compositions and methods for using same to improve the aesthetic appearance of skin|
The present invention relates to compositions useful in treating hyperpigmentation and the various signs of dermatological aging in human skin. The present invention also relates to cosmetic compositions and methods of using such compositions that improve the aesthetic appearance of skin.
|Composition containing extract of venus flytrap for cosmetic treatment|
The present invention relates to an extract of dionaea muscipula and a composition comprising such an extract for cosmetic treatment of the skin and skin appendages such as sebaceous glands, hair and nails especially skin changes due to accelerated or chronological aging e.g. Wrinkles loss of firmness and elasticity, and increased pigmentation.
|Production of titanium compounds and metal by sustainable methods|
A unique production of titanium compounds and metal by sustainable methods using iron-titanium oxide starting material such as ilmenite, leucoxene, or rutile is described. Here the iron-titanium oxide compound is prepared by converting the iron portion of the compound to ferrous chloride at low temperatures by using close to stoichiometric amounts of sulfur and chlorine required for all the iron oxides and the other non-titanium oxides.
|Method and system for magnetic actuated mixing|
A method and system for magnetic actuated mixing which use magnetic particles and electromagnetic field to facilitate the mixing. The method and system use magnetic particles and a generated electromagnetic field to facilitate the milling as well.
|Inkjet recording material|
An inkjet recording material that contains a supporting substrate and an image-receiving layer formed on at least one side of the supporting substrate, said layer including at least one inorganic pigment, and a latex binder having the formula (i). Also disclosed herein are the method of making said inkjet recording material and a method for producing printed images that encompasses using said recording material..
|Aqueous ink, ink jet recording method, ink cartridge, recording unit and ink jet recording apparatus|
The invention provides an aqueous ink comprising a polymer having hydroxyl groups and a pigment, which can provide images excellent in scratch resistance and highlighter resistance and can inhibit the seeping out phenomenon of the polymer and the deterioration of ejection characteristics even when it is stored for a long period of time. The aqueous ink comprises a polymer having hydroxyl groups, a pigment and a water-soluble organic solvent, wherein the water-soluble organic solvent comprises a polyhydric alcohol having a value of number of hydroxyl groups/number of carbon atoms in its molecule of 0.50 or less..
|Packaging laminate for a packaging container, as well as a packaging container produced from the packaging laminate|
A packaging laminate for a packaging container, which includes 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.
|Fluorine-containing resin film and solar cell module|
Disclosed is a fluorine-containing resin film which is formed from a fluorine-containing resin composition and has a thickness of 10 to 50 wherein the fluorine-containing resin composition is prepared by adding 10 to 30 parts by mass of titanium oxide or a composite-oxide-type inorganic pigment to 100 parts by mass of a resin component comprising 60 to 95 parts by mass of a vinylidene fluoride resin and 5 to 40 parts by mass of a methacrylic acid ester resin, and wherein the peak intensity ratio of a ii-type crystal, which is expressed by (a)/((a)+(b))×100 wherein a represents the peak height at 840 cm−1 and b represents the peak height at 765 cm−1 in a measurement chart produced by an infrared absorption spectrum, is 60% or more and the total crystallinity is 30% or more as calculated from an x-ray diffraction profile.. .
|Natural crystalline colorant and process for production|
A crystalline pigment or colorant composition having high color intensity and/or low sugar content, and methods and processes of preparation. The composition may comprise purified fruit and/or vegetable color juices..
|Method and system for magnetic actuated milling for pigment dispersions|
A method for preparing a pigment dispersion includes a) adding a pigment, a surfactant, and a solvent into a vessel, b) adding magnetic particles into the vessel; and c) applying a varying magnetic field to move the magnetic particles to mill down pigment particle size. A system for preparing a pigment dispersion includes a) a vessel for holding a solution comprising pigment particles, a surfactant and a solvent, b) magnetic particles added to the solution, c) a source for applying a varying magnetic field to move the magnetic particles to mill down pigment particle size, and d) a collector for collecting the magnetic particles for re-using at a later time..
|Composite pigment and method for producing the same|
The composite pigment includes a pigment and a zinc oxide particle adhering to a surface of the pigment, and a recording liquid containing the composite pigment. Also, the composite pigment includes a polymer-coated pigment (d) and a zinc oxide particle adhering to a surface of the polymer-coated pigment.
|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.