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 Electrostatic discharge device and  manufacturing the same patent thumbnailElectrostatic discharge device and manufacturing the same
The invention is achieved by applying a layer of the mixture that contains polymer and conductive particles over a first surface, when the mixture has a first viscosity that allows the conductive particles to rearrange within the layer. An electric field is applied over the layer, so that a number of the conductive particles are aligned with the field and thereafter the viscosity of the layer is changed to a second, higher viscosity, in order to mechanically stabilise the layer.

 Polyimide polymer, polyimide film, and flexible copper-coated laminate patent thumbnailPolyimide polymer, polyimide film, and flexible copper-coated laminate
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 Connector for needle with piezoelectric polymer sensors patent thumbnailConnector for needle with piezoelectric polymer sensors
A connector includes an inner conductive body (34) for connecting to a sensor contact on a medical device. An insulator (40) is formed on the inner conductive body.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.


 Polymer electrolyte composition and polymer electrolyte membrane, polymer electrolyte membrane with catalyst layer, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell each using the same patent thumbnailPolymer electrolyte composition and polymer electrolyte membrane, polymer electrolyte membrane with catalyst layer, membrane electrode assembly, and polymer electrolyte fuel cell each using the same
An excellent polymer electrolyte composition has excellent chemical stability of being resistant to strong oxidizing atmosphere during operation of fuel cell, and achieves excellent proton conductivity under low-humidification conditions, excellent mechanical strength and physical durability. A polymer electrolyte membrane, a membrane electrode assembly, and a polymer electrolyte fuel cell each use the same.
Ford Motor Company


 Proton conductor,  producing proton conductor, and fuel cell patent thumbnailProton conductor, producing proton conductor, and fuel cell
A proton conductor includes a coordination polymer having stoichiometrically metal ions, oxoanions, and proton coordinating molecules capable of undergoing protonation or deprotonation. The coordination polymer including coordination entities that are repeatedly coordinated to bond the coordination entities with one another.
Kyoto University


 Polyol-based compositions comprising cationic group-functionalized polyphenylene polymers patent thumbnailPolyol-based compositions comprising cationic group-functionalized polyphenylene polymers
Disclosed herein are embodiments of compositions comprising polyols and cationic group-functionalized polyphenylene polymers suitable for use in electrochemical systems. The disclosed composition exhibit improved dispersion properties and further provide anion exchange polymer membranes exhibited improved chemical and mechanical properties.
Los Alamos National Security, Llc


 Resin-framed membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell patent thumbnailResin-framed membrane electrode assembly and fuel cell
A solid polymer electrolyte membrane is made from a solid polymer electrolyte membrane roll in which a solid polymer electrolyte membrane sheet is wound in a winding direction. A first electrode is disposed on a first surface of the solid polymer electrolyte membrane in a stacking direction.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.


 Stainless-steel foil for separator of polymer electrolyte fuel cell patent thumbnailStainless-steel foil for separator of polymer electrolyte fuel cell
The surface of a substrate made of stainless-steel foil is coated with a sn alloy layer, with a strike layer in between. The coating ratio of the strike layer on the substrate is 2% to 70%..
Jfe Steel Corporation


 Catalyst layer patent thumbnailCatalyst layer
A catalyst layer including: (i) a platinum-containing electrocatalyst; (ii) an oxygen evolution reaction electrocatalyst; (iii) one or more carbonaceous materials selected from the group consisting of graphite, nanofibres, nanotubes, nanographene platelets and low surface area, heat-treated carbon blacks wherein the one or more carbonaceous materials do not support the platinum-containing electrocatalyst; and (iv) a proton-conducting polymer and its use in an electrochemical device are disclosed.. .
Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Limited


 Amorphous carbon coating of carbonaceous particles from dispersions including amphiphilic organic compounds patent thumbnailAmorphous carbon coating of carbonaceous particles from dispersions including amphiphilic organic compounds
The present disclosure relates to a process for preparing surface-modified carbonaceous particles, wherein said carbonaceous particles are coated with a surface layer of amorphous carbon by dispersing carbonaceous material with an amphiphilic compound, spray drying of the dispersion and subsequent calcination of the dried material. The disclosure also pertains to surface-modified carbonaceous particles coated with amorphous carbon, which can for example be obtained by the process of the invention.
Imerys Graphite & Carbon Switzerland Ltd.


Method to make a flexible thermoelectric generator device and related devices

A method is for making a thermoelectric generator device. The method may include forming bottom contacts on a first substrate, and forming a polymer layer over the first substrate with recesses therein, the recesses being over the bottom contacts.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Coating film, forming coating film, and light-emitting diode device

A 4 nm to 14 nm thick polysiloxane film, which includes a polysiloxane of which the principal chain is —(si—o—si)n— and that is formed by mixing and spraying a hexamethyldisiloxane compound together with nitrogen gas as a carrier gas at atmospheric pressure in a nitrogen plasma gas, and then performing polymerization by radicalizing that hexamethyldisiloxane compound, is formed on the surface of a metal material.. .

Methods of forming connector pad structures, interconnect structures, and structures thereof

Methods of forming connector pad structures, interconnect structures, and structures thereof are disclosed. In some embodiments, a method of forming a connector pad structure includes forming an underball metallization (ubm) pad, and increasing a surface roughness of the ubm pad by exposing the ubm pad to a plasma treatment.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Fan-out packages and methods of forming same

An embodiment a device package includes a semiconductor die, a molding compound extending along sidewalls of the semiconductor die, and a planarizing polymer layer over the molding compound and extending along the sidewalls of the semiconductor die. The molding compound includes first fillers, and the planarizing polymer layer includes second fillers smaller than the first fillers.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Opening in a multilayer polymeric dielectric layer without delamination

An integrated circuit and method with a delamination free opening formed through multiple levels of polymer dielectric. The opening has a vertical sidewall and no interface between adjacent levels of polymer dielectric is exposed on the vertical sidewall..
Texas Instruments Incorporated

Equipment and method to automatically transfer a graphene monolayer to a substrate

Equipment to automatically transfer a graphene monolayer deposited on a metal layer and protected with a polymer layer to a substrate, comprising at least one liquid inlet, at least one sensor to control the level and ph of the liquids, at least one liquid outlet to drain the liquids, a stirring element to homogenise the liquid mixture and a ramp to feed in the substrate and method to automatically transfer a graphene monolayer to a substrate, which uses said equipment.. .
Graphenea, S.a.

Method and apparatus of patterning a semiconductor device

A method of making a semiconductor device is provided. The method includes forming a photoresist material over a substrate, the photoresist material having a polymer that includes a backbone having a segment and a linking group, the segment including a carbon chain and an ultraviolet (uv) curable group, the uv curable group coupled to the carbon chain and to the linking group; performing a first exposure process that breaks the backbone of the polymer via decoupling the linking group from the connected uv curable group of each segment; performing a second exposure process to form a patterned photoresist layer; and developing the patterned photoresist layer..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.

Composition for coating photoresist pattern and forming fine pattern using the same

Disclosed are a composition for coating a photoresist pattern and a method for forming a fine pattern using the same. The composition for coating a photoresist pattern includes an ammonium base-containing polymer compound and a solvent.
Sk Hynix Inc.

Method of manufacture for a semiconductor device

A method of manufacture for a semiconductor device is disclosed. The method includes providing a semiconductor stack structure that includes a device terminal of a semiconductor device, and having a first surface and a buried oxide (box) layer attached to a wafer handle.
Qorvo Us, Inc.

Method for manufacturing a resin-impregnatable sheet-like spacer for a highvoltage component, a spacer manufactured according to the method, a highvoltage component comprising the spacer and an arrangement for performing the method

The method is provided for manufacturing a perforated sheet-like high-voltage insulating spacer for a high-voltage component, which component comprises a field grading condenser core with the spacer which is wound in spiral form around an axis, with electrically conducting layers which are inserted between successive windings of the spacer, and with a polymeric matrix which penetrates the spacer and which embeds the spacer and the layers. The method comprises at least steps as follows: an electrically insulating tape, and the patterned tape is expanded at right angle to the cutting lines in order to form a spacer with a perforated three-dimensional lattice structure.
Abb Schweiz Ag

Membrane-electrode assembly producing apparatus and membrane-electrode assembly producing method

A membrane-electrode assembly producing apparatus and membrane-electrode assembly producing method are provided which can increase the bonding strength between a polymer electrolyte film and a catalyst layer and which can produce a high-quality membrane-electrode assembly without a formation of wrinkle through a hot roll technique. An apparatus includes pre-heating unit for pre-heating a catalyst-layer supporting base material 12 that supports the catalyst layer on a surface of a transfer base material, and the polymer electrolyte film 10, thermal pressure bonding unit for heating and pressing the catalyst-layer supporting base material 12 and the polymer electrolyte film 10 to form an integrated joined member 14, and peeling unit for peeling the transfer base material 16 from the joined member 14..
Toppan Printing Co., Ltd.

Thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition, conductor covering material, and manufacturing these

Provided are a thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition that achieves excellent flame retardancy, a conductor covering material having excellent characteristics, and manufacturing methods therefor. A thermoplastic polyurethane resin composition and a conductor covering material (20) according to embodiments of the present invention each include: 100 parts by weight of a resin component formed of 58.1 parts by weight or more and 73.9 parts by weight or less of a thermoplastic polyurethane resin, and 26.1 parts by weight or more and 41.9 parts by weight or less of core-shell polymer particles; and 42 parts by weight or more and 87 parts by weight or less of a phosphoric acid ester-based flame retardant..
Showa Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd.

Nanoparticle - polymer resists

Wherein: z is a y valent c1-20 organic group, x is 0 or 1, and rd is a substituted or unsubstituted c1-20 alkyl, c3-20 cycloalkyl, c6-20 aryl, or c7-20 aralkyl.. .

Resist composition and pattern forming process

A resist composition is provided comprising a polymer comprising recurring units (a) having an oxazolidinedione, thioxooxazolidinone, thiazolidinedione or thioxothiazolidinone structure and recurring unit (b1) having an acid labile group-substituted carboxyl group and/or recurring units (b2) having an acid labile group-substituted phenolic hydroxyl group. The resist composition suppresses acid diffusion, exhibits a high resolution, and forms a pattern of satisfactory profile with low edge roughness..
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

Quantum rod layer, fabricating the same and display device including the same

An example of the present invention provides a quantum rod layer including: a photo-induced polymer including a base polymer aligned along a first direction and a photo-reactive group combined to the base polymer; and a quantum rod aligned along the first direction.. .
Lg Display Co., Ltd.

Compact side and multi angle illumination lensless imager and operating the same

A system for subpixel resolution imaging of an amplitude and quantitative phase image, the system including a waveguide having a top plane, a bottom plane, and two sides, an array of light sources emitting first befit beams from one side of the two sides of a waveguide, a holographic photopolymer film positioned on the top plane or the bottom plane of the waveguide and arranged to be illuminated by the first light beams from the array of light sources via the waveguide and to produce second light beams by diffraction, and an imaging device for capturing interference pattern light beams that passed through a sample, the sample arranged to be illuminated by the second light beams.. .
Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (epfl)

Rollable optical fiber ribbon

An optical ribbon is provided. The optical ribbon includes a plurality of optical transmission elements.
Corning Optical Communications Llc

Writing of high mechanical strength fiber bragg gratings using ultrafast pulses and a phase mask

Methods and systems for writing a bragg grating along a grating region of an optical fiber through a polymer coating of the optical fiber are provided. A light beam of ultrafast optical pulses is impinged on the grating region, the ultrafast optical pulses being characterised by writing wavelength at the grating region to which the polymer coating is substantially transparent the light beam is diffracted through a phase mask so as to form an interference pattern defining the bragg grating at the grating region of the optical fiber.
UniversitÉ Laval

Back-lit transmissive display having variable index light extraction layer

This application describes a back-lit transmissive display including a transmissive display and a variable index light extraction layer optically coupled to a lightguide. The variable index light extraction layer has first regions of nanovoided polymeric material and second regions of the nanovoided polymeric material and an additional material.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Polymer composition and methods using said polymer composition to manufacture ophthalmic lens

The present invention proposes a polymer composition of manufacturing ophthalmic lens by polymerization of polymerizable composition wherein the shrinkage phenomenon is minimized. The polymerizable composition comprised two different categories of monomers which are able during crosslinking to control and limit said chemical shrinkage.
Essilor International (compagnie Generale D'optique)

Optical resin composition and film

The optical resin composition contains a thermoplastic resin and a multistep-polymerized graft copolymer obtained by polymerizing, in the presence of crosslinked polymer-containing particles formed by polymerizing a monomer mixture containing a monomer represented by the following formula (4) and a polyfunctional monomer, a monomer mixture containing a monomer represented by the following formula (4) and another monofunctional monomer copolymerizable therewith.. .

Stimuli-responsive polymer diagnostic assay comprising magnetic nanoparticles and capture conjugates

The present disclosure utilizes the aggregation of stimuli-responsive polymers to isolate a diagnostic target (e.g., an antigen) from a solution using magnetophoresis. Isolating the diagnostic target provides a route to identify the presence of the diagnostic target in the solution..
University Of Washington Through Its Center For Commercialization

Methods for detecting contaminants in solutions containing glucose polymers

The invention relates to a method for detecting contaminants of glucose polymers, said contaminants being capable of acting in synergy with one another so as to trigger an inflammatory reaction, characterized in that it comprises an in vitro inflammatory response test using modified cell lines.. .
Roquette Freres

Portable nucleic acid analysis system and high-performance microfluidic electroactive polymer actuators

Devices, systems and methods for the parallel detection of a set of distinct nucleic acid sequences use multiple sequence amplification and simultaneous hybridization readout. An automated nucleic acid analysis system comprises in microfiuidic connection sample lysis, purification, pcr and detection modules configured to detect in parallel distinct nucleic acid sequences via multiple sequence amplification and simultaneous microarray hybridization readout.
Sri International

Printed circuits with embedded strain gauges

A printed circuit board may have embedded strain gauges. A strain gauge may be formed from a metal trace on a polymer substrate.
Apple Inc.

One-sided film for high performance soft ballistic applications

A ballistic article includes a fiber structure that has a plurality of fibers disposed in a polymer matrix, a film disposed on the fiber structure, and a coating disposed on the film.. .

Refractory lining repair material

A formulation containing polymer, resin and cement combined with aggregate can be used as a gunnable mix that is applied to a surface by being conveyed pneumatically in dry form to a nozzle, where water is added. Polymer in the gunnable mix enables it to adhere and bond to a surface, such as carbon brick, of a lining of a vessel used for the containment of molten metals.
Vesuvius Crucible Company

Field-active direct contact regenerator

Embodiments are directed to a heat pump element comprising: a thin-film polymer or ceramic material within a range of 0.1 microns-100 microns thickness, and electrodes coupled to both sides of the thin-film material to form an electroded active thin-film material, wherein the thin-film material is separated by, and in intimate contact with, a heat transfer fluid in channels within a range of 10 microns-10 millimeters thickness, in which the fluid is capable of being translated back and forth through the element by an imposed pressure field.. .
United Technologies Research Center

Air permeable oven tray and use

An oven tray formed from a sheet of glass fiber or other non-metallic temperature resistant mesh generally having a horizontal warp and weft, coated with a fluoropolymer such as polyftetrafluoroethyleneor, silicone compound, etc. That provides a low friction coefficient coupled with high temperature resistance and light weight.
Planit Products Ltd

Downhole plug having dissolvable metallic and dissolvable acid polymer elements

A downhole plug for use in oil and gas well completions made of [aluminum] magnesium, dissolves in natural wellbore fluids, has a dissolvable seal made of [aluminum] magnesium split rings or a degradable elastomer, has a backup pump out ring, and may be provided to the well site as an interchangeable parts kit for adaption to the well's requirements, provides an interventionless plug in a well.. .
Magnum Oil Tools International, Ltd.

Stiffening add-on profile for window frame and window frame comprising same

A construction profile is made of polymeric material and defines an inner cavity. The construction profile has an outer surface comprising unexposed side portions and exposed side portions.
Deceuninck Nv

Process for preparing a surface for decoration

The invention relates to a process for preparing a building surface for decoration comprising the steps of application of a water-based non-cementitious surfacer material to the building surface, wherein the surfacer comprises 5 to 30% by weight of an aqueous dispersion of an organic polymer, said dispersion comprising 30 to 70% by weight of the organic polymer, 60 to 90% by weight of a filler and optionaly further additives and water and application of a glass fibre-based non-woven sheet onto the wet surfacer whereby one surface of the sheet is adhered to the wet surfacer.. .
Sika Technology Ag

Lubrication-free piece for a railway device

The disclosure relates to a lubrication-free piece having a friction surface that rubs against a second surface, the lubrication-free piece having at least one structure made from spheroidal graphite cast iron or steel, the external surface of the piece including at least one layer of lubricating thermoplastic polymers, wherein the lubrication-free piece includes a nickel/aluminium-based intermediary layer between the spheroidal graphite cast iron or steel structure and the layer of lubricating thermoplastic polymers.. .
Vossloh Cogifer (sa)

Polymer composition and process for making the same

And a structural unit derived from a monomer selected from a group consisting of monomers having a formula iii and formula iv.. .

Thread, and associated equipment piece of a vehicle, formation process to make a thread and fabrication making a piece of automotive vehicle

A thread intended to be woven. The thread includes a core made of a polymer, and a sheath covering the core.
Faurecia Automotive Industrie

Yarn from polymers having different decomposition temperatures and process for forming same

This invention relates to a yarn, and a process for making the yarn, the yarn comprising a plurality of spun filaments having a distinct, continuous, uniform-density sheath of a first polymer surrounding a distinct, continuous core of a second polymer; the first polymer further having a thermal decomposition temperature at least 50 degrees celsius lower than the thermal decomposition temperature of the second polymer.. .
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

High strength fabrics consisiting of thin gauge constant compression elastic fibers

Elastic fibers are disclosed which have a relatively flat modulus curve at between 100% and 200% elongation. The fibers can be made into garments having a very comfortable feel.
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.

Phthalate-free pp homopolymers for meltblown fibers

The present invention is directed to a new polypropylene composition comprising a propylene homopolymer, to a melt-blown fiber comprising the polypropylene composition, to a melt blown web comprising the melt blown fiber and/or the polypropylene composition, to an article comprising the melt blown fiber and/or the melt blown web as well as to the use of the polypropylene composition for improving the relation between pressure drop and hydrohead of a melt-blown web.. .
Borealis Ag

Process to deposit zinc-iron alloy layer material

A process for depositing a zinc-iron alloy layer material having a body centred cubic crystal structure of the Γ-phase, a (330) texture and an iron content of 12 to 20 wt.-% including the steps (i) providing a metallic substrate, (ii) contacting the substrate with an alkaline aqueous zinc-iron alloy plating bath containing 4 to 6 g/l zinc ions, 1 to 3 g/l iron ions, 25 to 35 g/l hydroxyl ions, 0.5 to 2.5 g/l of a quaternary ammonium polymer and at least one complexing agent selected from the group consisting of hydroxyl carboxylic acids and salts thereof and simultaneously applying a current to the substrate. The zinc alloy layer material provides a high corrosion protection to metallic substrates, has a high hardness and a bright appearance..
Atotech Deutschland Gmbh

Methods of using fet labeled oligonucleotides that include a 3′-5′ exonuclease resistant quencher domain and compositions for practicing the same

Methods and compositions are provided for detecting a primer extension product in a reaction mixture. In the subject methods, a primer extension reaction is conducted in the presence of a polymerase having 3′→5′ exonuclease activity and at least one fet labeled oligonucleotide probe that includes a 3′→5′ exonuclease resistant quencher domain.
Life Technologies Corporation

Kit and method

The present invention relates to a kit comprising a dna-dependant dna polymerase and at least one natural deoxynucleoside and to a kit comprising a dna-dependent dna polymerase and a detection system comprising a dna template molecule, a dna primer molecule, and a fluorescent moiety capable of being displaced from, or bound to, dsdna synthesized by said dna-dependent polymerase. It further relates to a method for measuring deoxynucleoside kinase activity in a sample characterized by; (i) contacting the sample, in a container, with a reaction mix comprising a dna-dependent dna polymerase, at least one deoxynucleoside and a detection system comprising a dna template molecule, a dna primer molecule, and a fluorescent moiety capable of being incorporated in, displaced from, or bound to dsdna synthesized by said dna dependent polymerase; (ii) incubating said container; (iii) measuring the signal from the fluorescent moiety; and correlating the signal from the fluorescent moiety to the deoxynucleoside kinase activity in the sample..

Genetically engineered polymer libraries and methods of using them

Disclosed herein are methods of identifying polymers having particular biological or physical characteristics from in vivo generated libraries of polymers. Methods of generating in vivo polymer libraries are also described.
Los Alamos National Security, Llc

Dna polymerases from the red sea brine pool

A dna polymerase composition for amplifying nucleic acids can be tolerant of extreme conditions.. .
King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology

Dna polymerases with improved activity

Disclosed are dna polymerases having increased reverse transcriptase efficiency relative to a corresponding, unmodified polymerase. The polymerases are useful in a variety of disclosed primer extension methods.
Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

Dna polymerases with improved activity

Disclosed are dna polymerases having increased reverse transcriptase efficiency relative to a corresponding, unmodified polymerase. The polymerases are useful in a variety of disclosed primer extension methods.
Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

Two plasmid mammalian expression system

Reverse engineering has offered new ways of studying the pathology of rna viral infections, new more efficient devices of synthesizing recombinant viruses and developing vaccines and also demonstrated the versatility and efficiency of rna dependent rna polymerase rdrp system as an expression system. However, the currently used methods require a repertoire of complex, difficult-to-use tools.

Temperature-responsive cell culture substrate and producing same

Provided is a cell culture substrate, in which polymer (b) having a lower critical solution temperature contained in the substrate is a copolymer of a monomer (a) that becomes a hydrophobic polymer in homopolymerization and a monomer (b, c or d) that becomes a hydrophilic polymer in homopolymerization, which is uncrosslinked, and the lower critical solution temperature of the obtained copolymer (b) can be controlled widely by the types and ratio of the two monomers, to easily detach the cultured cells from the culture substrate surface rapidly without using protein hydrolase and collect the cells without damage. This cell culture substrate contains a polymer (a) of a (meth)acrylic acid ester monomer (a), one or more types of inorganic materials (c) selected from a water-swellable clay mineral and silica, and a polymer (b) having a lower critical solution temperature and including a monomer (a) and a monomer (b, c or d)..
Dic Corporation

Horizontal single use pressurizable modular multi-atitator microbial fermentor

A scalable horizontal single use pressurizable modular multi-agitated portable fermentor for culturing microorganisms is provided. The fermentor is suitable for use in laboratories, research and development facilities and large scale production facilities, particularly modular portable clean room facilities.

Method of improving paper machine fabric performance

Methods are provided for improving the papermaking process. In various embodiments, the methods include the application of alkali material in combination with an anionic polymeric dispersant and/or a hydroxyfunctional carboxylic acid to papermaking fabrics such that the application thereof removes contaminants from the papermaking fabrics and improves the drainage of said papermaking fabrics.
Dubois Chemicals, Inc.

Enzyme cleaning and protecting compositions and methods

An aqueous enzyme cleaning and protecting composition that includes: water; a protease; a surfactant selected from an anionic surfactant, a nonionic surfactant, an amphoteric surfactant, and a combination thereof; and a (meth)acrylic acid polymer component that is non-emulsifying; wherein the composition demonstrates protease activity.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company

Lubricant compositions comprising epoxide compounds

A lubricant composition including an epoxide compound is disclosed. An additive package including the epoxide compound is also disclosed.
Basf Se

Hydrothermally carbonized biomass formed via reactive twin-screw extrusion

A biomass-derived thermosetting polymer material being a product of processing a biomass feed material via a twin screw extruder having a length extending between an inlet and an outlet. Hot water from a water heater is injected into at least one inlet along the length of the twin screw extruder, the at least one inlet generally corresponding with a pressure boundary within the twin screw extruder.
Gas Technology Institute

Compositions based on ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers and their use as anti-gelling additives of paraffinic crude oils

A polymeric composition suitable for lowering the pour point of paraffinic crude oils comprising a synergic mixture including at least two ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers respectively having an average molecular weight mw lower than 130,000 dalton (measured via gpc), a content of vinyl acetate monomer ranging from 15 to 50% by weight, with the proviso that the content of vinyl acetate monomer in the respective copolymers differs from one copolymer to another, by over 5%, on a weight basis.. .
Eni S.p.a.

Associative polymers for mist-control

Polymeric mist control materials, methods of forming polymeric mist control materials, and methods of using such materials for mist control are provided. The polymeric mist control additives are formed of molecules comprised predominantly of monomers that confer high solubility in fuel and include associative groups that attract each other in donor-acceptor manner, and are incorporated such that multiple associative groups are in close proximity (“clusters”), such that the clusters are separated by very long non-associative sequences..
California Institute Of Technology

Methods and systems for processing lignin during hydrothermal digestion of cellulosic biomass solids

Digestion of cellulosic biomass solids may be complicated by release of lignin therefrom. Methods for digesting cellulosic biomass solids may comprise: providing cellulosic biomass solids in a digestion solvent; at least partially converting the cellulosic biomass solids into a phenolics liquid phase comprising lignin, an aqueous phase comprising an alcoholic component derived from the cellulosic biomass solids, and an optional light organics phase; and separating the phenolics liquid phase from the aqueous phase, at least partially depolymerizing the lignin in the phenolics liquid phase, wherein at least partially depolymerizing the lignin generates hydrocarbons..
Shell Oil Company

Flame-retardant copolymers

In an example, a process includes combining a methyl methacrylate monomer, a butadiene monomer, a styrene monomer, and an organophosphate monomer. The process includes initiating a polymerization reaction to form a flame-retardant copolymer..
International Business Machines Corporation

Method to increase the viscosity of hydrogels by crosslinking a copolymer in the presence of dissolved salt

Iv) selecting the amount of the dissolved salt in the hydrogel to range from 0.15 and 10 weight %.. .

Cleaning and removal of wax deposits in oil and gas wells using cationic polymers

The present invention generally relates to methods for removing deposits in an oil or gas well by contacting the annular fluid in a batch-wise method with an effective amount of a composition comprising a water-soluble copolymer. These methods are advantageous because they can be used as needed to improve well operation.
Ecolab Usa Inc.

Encapsulated activator and its use to trigger a gelling system by physical means

A process allowing the encapsulation of a polymerization accelerator comprising the steps of: a) providing an reverse emulsion containing, in an oil phase, a water solution/dispersion containing the polymerisation activator, the oil phase including a heat curable mixture of an isocyanate and a polyalkyldiene hydroxylated or polyol, b) pouring the reverse emulsion in a water phase to make a multiple emulsion water/oil/water, containing drops of activators as the internal water phase, and then, c) heating the multiple emulsion obtained in step b) to cure the polyisocyanate in polyurethane and obtain drops of activator enclosed in shells of polyurethane dispersed in water. The invention also relates to aqueous gelling systems comprising the encapsulated polymerization accelerator with water soluble or dispersable monomers and a polymerization initiator dispersed in said monomers, useful i.a.
Rhodia Operations

Thermally conductive polymer composition

A polymer composition that has an in-plane thermal conductivity of about 2.0 w/m-k or more is provided. The composition comprises 100 parts by weight of at least one aromatic polymer; from about 10 to about 50 parts by weight of an inorganic material having a hardness value of about 2.5 or more based on the mohs hardness scale; and from about 20 to about 80 parts by weight of a thermally conductive particulate material having an average size of from about 1 to about 100 micrometers..
Ticona Llc

Thermal insulation coating composition and thermal insulation coating layer

A thermal insulation coating composition includes a polymer having a c1-5 alkylene oxide repeat unit, aerogel and a water soluble binder.. .
Hyundai Motor Company

Anti-slip flooring material, manufacturing anti-slip flooring material, and constructing floor by using anti-slip flooring material

Disclosed are an anti-slip flooring material, a method of manufacturing the anti-slip flooring material, and a method of constructing a floor using the anti-slip flooring material. The anti-slip flooring material includes a polyolefin powder, the polyolefin powder being coated with silane.
Two H Chem Ltd.

Silane-terminated adhesive for joining joints in the naval field

An adhesive which includes at least one silane-functional polymer p; at least one catalyst for crosslinking silane-functional polymers, the catalyst being selected from the group including organo-titanate, organo-zirconate, and organo-aluminate; at least one base; and at least one adhesive selected from alkoxy mercaptosilane and amino alkoxysilane, for filling wood joints. The adhesive filled into the joints is preferably sanded after the curing process.
Sika Technology Ag

Polyolefin based hot melt adhesive composition

The present disclosure generally relates to a hot melt adhesive polyolefin composition comprising a high melt flow, butene-1 copolymer suitable to be used as a glue in the paper and packaging industry, in furniture manufacturing, e.g. For edgebands, square edges and softforming, for paneling in high moisture environments, and as a glue in tufted or needle punched carpets..
Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.

Farnesene-based tackifying resins and adhesive compositions containing the same

A tackifying resin includes a farnesene-based polymer having monomeric units derived from a farnesene monomer and one or more optional comonomers selected from the group consisting of dienes, branched mono-olefins, and vinyl aromatics and has a softening point greater than or equal to 80 degrees celsius. A method of making the farnesene-based polymer includes combining a farnesene monomer and a solvent and optionally adding one or more comonomers selected from the group consisting of dienes, branched mono-olefins, and vinyl aromatics, to provide a monomer feed, and polymerizing the monomer feed by combining the monomer feed with a friedel-crafts catalyst in a vessel.
Fina Technology, Inc.

Adhesive film for polarizing plate, polarizing plate including the same and optical display including the same

An adhesive film for polarizing plates, a polarizing plate including the same, and an optical display including the same are provided. An adhesive film for polarizing plates is formed of an adhesive composition for polarizing plates, which includes a non-carboxylic acid (meth)acrylic copolymer, an isocyanate curing agent, and an epoxy curing agent, wherein the adhesive film has a modulus at 85° c.
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Polishing compositions and methods of manufacturing semiconductor devices using the same

A polishing composition includes abrasive particles, a pyrrolidone containing a hydrophilic group, a dispersing agent, a first dishing inhibitor including polyacrylic acid, and a second dishing inhibitor including a non-ionic polymer.. .
K.c. Tech Co., Ltd.

Hyperbaric process for applying and curing an organic polymerizable treatment

Substrates are coated with a curable composition that includes at least one free radical polymerizable monomer and a heat-activated polymerization initiator. The coating is applied to the substrate and cured thereon to produce the coating.

Coating compositions containing reactive diluents and methods

The present invention provides coating compositions that include reactive diluents and have high performance, low voc levels, and low irritation levels. Certain embodiments of the present invention include water and water-dispersible polymers and other embodiments do not include water..
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

Process for preparing a coating

A process for preparing a coating on at least part of a tribological surface of a first machine component which, during machine operation, is adapted to be in sliding contact with a tribological surface of a second machine component is provided. The process provides the steps of: (a) applying a polymer formulation onto at least part of the tribological surface of the first machine component to form a coating.
Aktiebolaget Skf

Coating composition

A coating composition for a food and/or beverage container comprising a polyester material, wherein the polyester material comprises the reaction product of a two step process, the two step process comprising: a first step comprising preparing a polyester prepolymer by contacting (a) 1,2-propanediol, (b) terephthalic acid, and a second step comprising contacting the polyester prepolymer with (c) a molecular weight increasing agent, characterised in that the polyester material has a number-average molecular weight (mn) of at least 6,100 da and a glass transition temperature (tg) of at least 80° c.. .
Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.

Hydrophobic nanostructured thin films

Provided herein are the polymers shown below. The value n is a positive integer.
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Hydrophobic nanostructured thin films

Provided herein are the polymers shown below. The value n is a positive integer.
The Government Of The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Compositions for containers and other articles and methods of using same

This invention provides a polymer, which is preferably a polyether polymer. The polymer may be uses in coating compositions.
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

Polymerizable compound, composition, polymer, optically anisotropic body, liquid crystal display device, and organic el device

It is an object of the present invention to provide a polymerizable compound suitable as a material for optically anisotropic bodies having excellent optical properties, a composition containing the polymerizable compound, a polymer obtained by polymerizing the polymerizable compound, an optically anisotropic body formed of the polymer, and a liquid crystal display device including the optically anisotropic body.. .
Dic Corporation

Dirt pick up-resistant composition

Water-based compositions that are resistant to dirt pickup are described. The water-based composition includes a latex or water-dispersible polymer and a non-voc uv-vis (preferably, ultraviolet) absorber as a dirt pickup resistance additive.
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

Room temperature fast cure composition for low odor floor coating formulations

A low odor, fast curing composition coating composition with improved safety and mechanical properties, which cures readily under ambient conditions comprises a) a reactive polymer, oligomer or prepolymer having pendant acrylate or methacrylate groups, b) low odor acrylate or methacrylate monomers, c) an acrylate or methacrylate crosslinker, d) an isocyanate crosslinker, e) a thermal or photo active initiator, and optionally a reactive diluent and/or bead polymer. The composition is cured through multiple pathways, e.g., peroxide initiated radical curing and urethane step chain polymerization.
Dur-a-flex, Inc.

Coating compositions for aluminum beverage cans and methods of coating same

A coating composition for a food or beverage can that includes an emulsion polymerized latex polymer formed by combining an ethylenically unsaturated monomer component with an aqueous dispersion of a water-dispersible polymer.. .
Valspar Sourcing, Inc.

Aqueous polymer dispersion for paper with a copolymer of vinyl acetate and an acrylate monomer

The invention relates to a process for preparing an aqueous dispersion of a polymer p, which comprises the emulsion polymerization of vinyl acetate, an acrylate monomer, which is a c1-c10 alkyl acrylate or a c1-c10 methacrylate, an α,β-ethylenically unsaturated c3-c8 carboxylic acid, glycidyl methacrylate or glycidyl acrylate, optionally an ethylenically unsaturated sulfonic acid and optionally an ethylenically unsaturated other monomer. Furthermore, the aqueous polymer dispersion obtainable from this process and a powder form thereof are disclosed.
Basf Se

Aqueous polymer dispersion for paper with a copolymer of vinyl acetate and an acrylate monomer prepared in the presence of a starch derivative

The invention relates to a process for preparing an aqueous dispersion of a polymer p, which comprises the emulsion polymerization of vinyl acetate, an acrylate monomer, which is a c1-c10 alkyl acrylate or a c1-c10 methacrylate, an α,β-ethlyenically unsaturated c3-c8 carboxylic acid and at least one out of glycidyl methacrylate, glycidyl acrylate, allyl methacrylate and allyl acrylate, in the presence of a starch derivative. Optionally, an additional monomer is an ethylenically unsaturated sulfonic acid, an ethylenically unsaturated other monomer or both of them.
Basf Se

Adhesion promoting and/or dust suppression coating

An adhesion promoter coating composition includes an oligomeric alkylalkoxysiloxane and a compound comprising an electrophile moiety and an alkoxysilyl moiety. The electrophile moiety may contain a sulfide functional group, for example.
3m Innovative Properties Company

Pigment dispersion liquid, decorative material, transfer material for forming decorative material, substrate with decorative material, touch panel, information display device, and graft type silicone polymer

A pigment dispersion liquid includes a pigment dispersant; and a pigment, in which the pigment dispersant is a graft type silicone polymer denoted by general formula 1. In general formula 1, r1 to r10, r15 and r16 represent a hydrogen atom, a hydroxy group, an aryl group, or an alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms; r11 and r12 represent an arylene group or an alkylene group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms; y and z represent a single bond or a divalent organic linking group; a represents a group having a pigment adsorption portion; b represents a group having a structure denoted by general formula 2; 1 and n represent an integer of greater than or equal to 1; m represents an integer of greater than or equal to 0; and k represents an integer of greater than or equal to 1..
Fujifilm Corporation

High-dispersion carbon nanotube composite conductive ink

A high-dispersion carbon nanotube composite conductive ink, consisting of modified carbon nanotubes, conductive polymeric material, and solvent; said modified carbon nanotubes being obtained from conventional carbon nanotubes that have been irradiated on a uv bench and then oxidized by a strong acid. Carbon nanotubes obtained via this process do not require, when preparing conductive composite ink, the addition of a surfactant to increase the dispersibility of the ink, such that the conductive layer obtained therefrom has good conductive properties, optical transmittance within the visible light range, and flexibility.
Guangdong Aglaia Optoelectronic Materials Co., Ltd.

Inks for 3d printing gradient refractive index (grin) optical components

Optical inks suitable for 3d printing fabrication of gradient refractive index (grin) optical components are composed a monomer matrix material doped with ligand-functionalized nanoparticles, wherein the monomer has a viscosity less than 20 cpoise and is uv curable to form a solid polymer. The matrix material doped with the ligand-functionalized nanoparticles has a transmittance of at least 90% in a predetermined optical wavelength range, wherein the ligand functionalized nanoparticles have a size less than 100 nm, are loaded in the monomer matrix material at a volume percent of at least 2%, and alter an index of refraction of the monomer matrix by at least 0.02.
Vadient Optics, Llc.

Aqueous resin based inkjet inks

An inkjet ink includes a) an aqueous medium; and b) capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core; wherein the capsules are dispersed in the aqueous medium using a dispersing group covalently bonded to the polymeric shell; the core contains one or more chemical reactants capable of forming a reaction product upon application of heat and/or light; the polymeric shell includes a-polymer selected from the group consisting of polyureas, polyesters, polycarbonates, polyamides, and melamine based polymers and copolymers thereof; and the capsules have an average particle size of no more than 4 μm as determined by dynamic laser diffraction.. .
Agfa Graphics Nv

Aqueous resin based inkjet inks

An inkjet ink includes a) an aqueous medium; and b) capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core; wherein the capsules are dispersed in the aqueous medium using a dispersing group covalently bonded to the polymeric shell; the core contains one or more chemical reactants capable of forming a reaction product upon application of heat and/or infrared light; and the capsules have an average particle size smaller than 4 μm as determined by dynamic laser diffraction.. .
Agfa Graphics Nv

Pigments for filtering the solar spectrum

The present technology relates to a transparent coating system or film which comprises a transparent, polymeric material, one or more pearlescent pigments, and one or more transparent dyes, organic pigments, organic pigment derivatives or inorganic pigments. The coating may be used to give well-defined transmission and reflection spectra in the visible region while having a high degree of reflection in the nir region..
Sun Chemical Corporation

Fire retardant coating composition

A fire retardant, vapor impermeable coating composition is disclosed which is useful for protecting gypsum, wood, polyurethane, polystyrene, and other construction materials and surfaces, such as components for buildings. The composition does not require halogenated compounds and is considered environmentally friendly.
Gcp Appied Technologies Inc.

Scratch resistant touch sensor

A method of manufacturing a scratch resistant, touch sensor comprising: (1) applying a non-polymer protective coating solution to a touch sensor; and (2) forming a cross-linked polymer structure by curing the protective coating solution.. .
Unipixel, Inc.

Crosslinkable acrylate polymer composition

The invention relates to a crosslinkable acrylate polymer composition comprising a first polymer having tg of 50 to 100° c. And a second polymer having tg of −10 to 25° c., wherein the composition has an acid number of 1-30 mg koh/g, or the composition has an acid number of 1-39 mg koh/g and at least one of the first polymer and the second polymer comprises 0.1-5 wt % of monomer units having a crosslinkable functional group based on the weight of the composition, and a primer prepared thereof.
Basf Se

Composition for forming silica layer, manufacturing silica layer and silica layer

A composition for forming a silica layer includes a silicon-containing polymer and a mixed solvent including at least two solvents, wherein the mixed solvent has a surface tension of about 5 mn/m to about 35 mn/m at a temperature of about 25° c.. .
Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

Thermosetting resin composition, and resin varnish, metal foil with resin, resin film, metal-clad laminate, and printed wiring board using the same

There is provided a thermosetting resin composition including: (a) a modified polyphenylene ether compound which is terminal-modified by using a substituent having a carbon-carbon unsaturated double bond at a molecular terminal; (b) a styrene-butadiene copolymer having a number average molecular weight less than 10,000 and including 1,2 vinyl having cross-linking properties in molecules; (c) a hardening accelerator; and (d) an inorganic filler, in which a compound ratio of (a) component:(b) component is in a range of 80:20 to 20:80.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

High heat polycarbonate compositions

Polycarbonate blend compositions are disclosed. The compositions include at least one polycarbonate useful for high heat applications.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Flame-retardant copolymers

In an example, a process includes combining a methyl methacrylate monomer, a butadiene monomer, a styrene monomer, and an organophosphate monomer. The process includes initiating a polymerization reaction to form a flame-retardant copolymer..
International Business Machines Corporation

Thermoplastic elastomer composition, stopper for medical container, and medical container

This thermoplastic elastomer composition comprises: 100 parts by mass of a hydrogenated block copolymer (a); from 3 to 50 parts by mass of a polypropylene-based resin (b), from 5 to 100 parts by mass of a polyphenylene ether resin (c), and from 50 to 200 parts by mass of a non-aromatic softener (d), the hydrogenated block copolymer (a) is able to be formed by hydrogenating a block copolymer that comprises at least one polymer block a comprising a vinyl aromatic hydrocarbon compound monomer unit as a primary component and at least one polymer block b comprising a conjugated diene compound monomer unit as a primary component, and a weight average molecular weight of the hydrogenated block copolymer (a) is from 100,000 to 350,000.. .
Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha

Polypropylene-based resin sheet and formed object

A polypropylene resin sheet which shows sufficiently reduced drawdown with excellent melt elongation and further has good heat resistance and good appearance. The polypropylene resin sheet may be formed from a polypropylene resin composition, the polypropylene resin composition containing: 60% to 97% by weight of a first polypropylene resin having a melt flow rate range of 0.1 to 10 g/10 min, and 3% to 40% by weight of a modified polypropylene resin having a elongational viscosity ratio to the first polypropylene resin of at least 1.5, at a strain of 3, obtained by melt kneading a second polypropylene resin, a conjugated diene compound, and a radical polymerization initiator..
Kaneka Corporation

Method of synthesizing biodegradable antimicrobial polymer containing low-density polyethylene (ldpe), waste material of paper tissue (wmpt) and antimicrobial agents

A polymer is synthesized by mixing with an low-density polyethylene (ldpe) a waste material of paper tissue (wmpt), at least one antimicrobial agent, nano cellulose and nano bentonite. Optionally, a nanocomposite suspension is added..

Halogen-free flame retardant material for data communication cables

A material is provided for insulation within a data communication cable, the material having a base polymer, a phosphorus containing additive, an organo-titantate additive, and silica material (fumed, precipitated, etc).. .
Nexans

Improved solution blending process for the fabrication of nylon6-montmorillonite nanocomposites

In general the present disclosure relates to nylon 6/montmorillonite clay nanocomposites with enhanced mechanical properties that have been prepared primarily by solution compounding. A major challenge in producing the nylon 6/montmorillonite clay nanocomposites is associated with the exfoliation and dispersion of the clay particles within the polymer matrix.
American University In Cairo

Dispersion composition, curable composition using the same, transparent film, microlens, and solid-state imaging device

There is provided a dispersion composition capable of forming a film being excellent in surface conditions, the dispersion composition containing metal oxide particles (a) having a primary particle diameter of 1 nm to 100 nm, a polymer compound (b) having an acid value of less than 120 mgkoh/g, which is represented by the following formula (1), and a solvent (c).. .
Fujifilm Corporation

Conveyor belt rubber composition and conveyor belt

A rubber composition with which a conveyor belt having high energy saving performance can be obtained while maintaining breaking resistance and a conveyor belt having high energy saving performance while maintaining breaking resistance are provided. A conveyor belt rubber composition includes: a diene-based polymer; and a bismaleimide compound..
Bridgestone Corporation

Stabilised polyolefin composition

The invention relates to a stabilised polyolefin composition comprising—a. At least a homopolymer or copolymer of ethylene or propylene and—b.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Camera module

A camera module that comprises a molded part is provided. The molded part includes a polymer composition that has an in-plane thermal conductivity of about 2.0 w/m-k or more.
Ticona Llc

Method of making an engineered composite material and products produced therefrom

A method of making an article includes mixing a filler material and a polymer matrix material to produce a composite material, introducing the composite material produced by the mixing into a mold of a desired shape, and removing an article having the desired shape from the mold. The resulting article has a water absorption of less than about one percent and the filler material comprises vitreous china..
Kohler Co.

Biodegradable crosslinked polymers

A biodegradable crosslinked polymer which is a reaction product of a polymer having aldehyde-reactive functional groups and a polyaldehyde, wherein the polymer having aldehyde-reactive functional groups comprises a biodegradable structure or the polyaldehyde comprises a biodegradable structure.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Polymer foam and preparing the same

polymer foam and a method for preparing the same are disclosed. In the present disclosure, the method sequentially comprises the following steps: providing a polymer body; performing a pressure-induced flow (pif) process on the polymer body at a first predetermined temperature and a first predetermined pressure for a pressure holding time, to obtain a polymer sheet; and performing a foaming process on the polymer sheet by using a foaming agent at a second predetermined temperature and a second predetermined pressure for a saturation time, to obtain polymer foam..
Ohio State Innovation Foundation

Foam composition with olefin block copolymer gel particles

The present disclosure is directed to a composition and articles containing the composition. The composition comprises a foam and a plurality of gel particles dispersed in the foam.
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Method of producing a polymer part and polymer part

A method of producing a polymer part comprising the following steps: (a) incorporating a hydrophobic small molecule into the polymer before, during or after manufacture of the polymer part, the hydrophobic small molecule and the polymer being essentially inert to one another; and (b) annealing the polymer part to induce migration of the hydrophobic small molecules to a surface of the polymer part to provide that surface with a specified degree of hydrophobicity defined by the combination of the polymer and the hydrophobic small molecule; is described. Polymer parts made according to the method are also described..
Stratec Consumables Gmbh

Cation exchange membrane and producing potassium hydroxide aqueous solution

To provide a cation exchange membrane which is less susceptible to swelling or elongation during electrolysis of a potassium chloride aqueous solution even without permitting water absorption or swelling immediately prior to mounting it in an electrolyzer, and a method whereby it possible to stably produce a potassium hydroxide aqueous solution without necessity to conduct an operation for water absorption or swelling immediately prior to mounting the membrane in the electrolyzer. A cation exchange membrane comprising a polymer having cation exchange groups, wherein in cations (100 mol %) contained in the cation exchange membrane, the total of potassium ions and sodium ions is at least 99 mol %, and in the total (100 mol %) of potassium ions and sodium ions contained in the cation exchange membrane, the potassium ions are 80-98 mol % and the sodium ions are 20-2 mol %,.
Asahi Glass Company, Limited

Polyethylene films and production of such films

A method of forming a finished film comprising extruding a molten polyethylene comprising a diene terpolymer modifier through a die opening to form a film, wherein the diene-terpolymer modifier is a terpolymer comprising ethylene-derived units, c3 to c10 α-olefin derived units, and diene-derived units; causing the film to progress in a direction away from the die opening; cooling the film at a distance from the die opening, the distance adjusted to allow relaxation of the molten polyethylene prior to solidification and/or crystallization upon cooling; and isolating a finished film therefrom. Desirably, the polyethylene is a linear low density polyethylene, and the die and cooling is suitable for forming a blown film..
Exxonmobil Chemcial Company-law Technology

Oriented polyethylene films and a making the same

A first oriented film comprising a first polyethylene composition which comprises: from 20 to 50 wt % of a first linear low density polyethylene polymer having a density greater than 0.925 g/cc and an i2 lower than 2 g/10 min; and from 80 to 50 wt % of a second linear low density polyethylene polymer having a density lower than or equal to 0.925 g/cc and an i2 greater than or equal to 2 g/10 min; wherein the first polyethylene composition has an 12 from 0.5 to 10 g/10 min and a density from 0.910 to 0.940 g/cc is provided.. .
Dow Global Technologies Llc

Method and composition to ensure degradation of plastic films in an anaerobic environment, such as a landfill

A plastic film is produced by blending a polymer with particles encapsulating an oxidizing agent, such as hydrogen peroxide. Optionally, an “oxodegradable” and/or “oxo biodegradable” additive that promotes degradation of the polymer in the presence of oxygen may be blended into the plastic film.
International Business Machines Corporation

Urethane adhesive cord treatment for power transmission belt and belt

A belt with a tensile cord embedded in an elastomeric body, having an adhesive composition impregnating the cord and coating the fibers. The adhesive composition is the reaction product of a polyisocyanate and a polyol, or a polyurethane prepolymer derived therefrom, and a polyamine curative and optionally additional polyol, and with optionally added plasticizer.
Gates Corporation

Method for preparing super absorbent polymer and super absorbent polymer prepared therefrom

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a super absorbent polymer. The method for preparing a super absorbent polymer according to the present invention can provide a super absorbent resin exhibiting fast absorption rate and high saline flow conductivity while having excellent absorption properties such as a centrifuge retention capacity and an absorbency under pressure, by using the polycarboxylic acid-based copolymer under pulverization of the hydrous gel phase polymer..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Gelled, crosslinked and non-dried aqueous polymeric composition, aerogel and porous carbon for supercapacitor electrode and processes for preparing same

The invention relates to a gelled, crosslinked and non-dried aqueous polymeric composition capable of forming a non-monolithic organic aerogel by drying, to this aerogel, to a non-monolithic porous carbon resulting from a pyrolysis of this aerogel, to an electrode based on this porous carbon, and to a process for preparing this composition and this aerogel. The invention applies in particular to supercapacitors.
Hutchinson

Polyarylene sulfide production method and polyarylene sulfide production apparatus

The present invention provides a production method for a pas comprising step (i), performing polymerization, step (ii), separating and collecting a polymer, step (iii), washing a slurry, and step (iv), collecting the polymer after washing, wherein an aqueous medium is sprayed onto a pas floating on the surface of the aqueous washing solution in the upper part of the inside of the washing vessel in step (iii) (step (iiia), washing a slurry using a counter current, and/or step (iiib), treating a slurry with acid using a counter current, or the like); and a production apparatus for a pas comprising a washing device (counter current washing device and/or a counter current contact/acid treatment device or the like) having an aqueous medium spray means.. .

Methods of manufacture of polyetherimides

A method of manufacture of a polyetherimide composition includes contacting a substituted phthalic anhydride and an organic diamine in the presence of diphenyl sulfone, sulfolane, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing solvents at a temperature of greater than 130° c. To provide a bis(phthalimide) composition comprising diphenyl sulfone, sulfolane, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing solvents and a bis(phthalimide); and polymerizing the bis(phthalimide) and an alkali metal salt of a dihydroxy aromatic compound in the presence of diphenyl sulfone, sulfolane, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing to form a polyetherimide.
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Method of producing a polyamide

A method produces a polyamide having an extractable fraction of oligomer of from 2 to 10 percent. The method includes introducing a monomer into a reactor and polymerizing the monomer to form a first intermediate having an extractable fraction of oligomer of greater than 10 percent, wherein the oligomer is a compound of 2 to 20 units of the monomer.
Basf Se

Organic zinc catalyst, preparation method thereof, and preparing poly(alkylene carbonate) resin using the same

An organic zinc catalyst having more uniform and fine particle size and showing more improved activity in a polymerization process for the preparation of a poly(alkylene carbonate) resin and a preparation method thereof, and a method of preparing a poly(alkylene carbonate) resin using the organic zinc catalyst, are provided. The preparation method of the organic zinc catalyst includes the steps of surface-treating a zinc precursor with a dispersant, and reacting the surface-treated zinc precursor with dicarboxylic acid to form a zinc dicarboxylate-based catalyst..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Polyester polyols from recycled polymers and waste streams

The present invention relates to polyester polyols made from aromatic polyacid sources such as thermoplastic polyesters. The polyols can be made by heating a thermoplastic polyester such as virgin polyethylene terephthalate, recycled polyethylene terephthalate, or mixtures thereof, with a glycol to give a digested intermediate which is then reacted with a digestible polymer, which can be obtained from various recycle waste streams.
Resinate Materials Group, Inc.

Curable adhesive compositions and use thereof

A solvent-less hybrid curable composition is prepared from grafting polyesters or polyamides onto a (meth)acrylic copolymer backbone. Besides the many benefits of a solvent-less system, the hybrid curable composition forms strong adhesion to polar substrates, widens the use temperatures, and enables faster processing speeds than conventional hybrid curable compositions.
Henkel Ip & Holding Gmbh

Polymerizable composition for optical materials, optical material, and manufacturing optical material

The polymerizable composition for optical materials of the present invention includes: (a) a compound having a carbon-carbon double bond and at least one group selected from an isocyanate group and an isothiocyanate group in a molecule; and (b) a polythiol compound.. .
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.

Digestion of keratin

The present invention relates to the chemical digestion of keratin, such as avian feathers and wool. The digestion product is made by heating the feathers or wool with a solvent selected from glycols, alkanolamines, polyamines, and combinations thereof.
Resinate Materials Group, Inc.

Bio-based polymer nanoparticle and composite materials derived therefrom

Methods of producing a latex, and the resulting latexes, are described herein. Bio-based colloidal particles are used in a free radical polymerization process.
Ecosynthetix Ltd.

(meth)acrylic copolymer, adhesive composition containing same, and adhesive sheet

A (meth)acrylic copolymer (a) having a mass average molecular weight of 50,000 to 1,000,000, in which the (meth)acrylic copolymer (a) is obtained by polymerizing a monomer mixture including a macromonomer (a) that has a number average molecular weight of 500 or more and less than 6000 and a vinyl monomer (b), and preferably includes 7 to 40% by mass of a repeat unit derived from the macromonomer (a), has sufficient coating workability, adhesive holding power and adhesive property as an adhesive composition.. .
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.

Method for producing water-soluble homopolymers or copolymers which comprise (meth)acrylamide

A process for preparing water-soluble homo- or copolymers comprising (meth)acrylamide by free-radical polymerization of an aqueous solution of monoethylenically unsaturated monomers comprising at least (meth)acrylamide in the presence of at least one stabilizer for prevention of polymer degradation by molecular oxygen. The stabilizer is preferably one selected from the group of sulfur compounds, sterically hindered amines, n-oxides, nitroso compounds, aromatic hydroxyl compounds and ketones, more preferably 2-mercaptobenzothiazole or a salt thereof..
Basf Se

Method for preparing an aqueous polymer dispersion

Aqueous polymer dispersions and their use for producing shaped articles having improved heat resistance are described.. .
Basf Se

Process for the emulsion polymerization of free-radically polymerizable, ethylenically unsaturated monomers

The present invention relates to a process for the emulsion polymerization of free-radically polymerizable, ethylenically unsaturated main monomers, and optionally further auxiliary monomers copolymerizable therewith, wherein the polymerization comprises a polymerization reaction phase starting with the first addition of an initiator or starting with the first addition of monomers, whatever is later, and ending with the completion of the addition of the initiator or the completion of the addition of total monomers, whatever is later, wherein the reaction temperature is increased during said polymerization reaction phase from a start temperature in the range of about 30° c. To about 85° c.
Celanese Sales Germany Gmbh

Heat-resistant styrene copolymer and styrene resin composition comprising the same

Provided is a styrene resin composition including α-methyl styrene, acrylonitrile and vinyl imidazole, and having an improved conversion rate while maintaining excellent mechanical and chemical properties, a styrene resin composition including the same, and a styrene resin molded product manufactured therefrom. Accordingly, the heat-resistant styrene copolymer is effective in improving a conversion rate without deformation and mechanical and chemical property decline of the material itself, and as a result, commercialization may be readily accomplished due to enhanced productivity.
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Methods for making catalyst compositions and polymer products produced therefrom

Methods for making olefin polymerization catalysts and methods for making polymers using the catalysts are provided. The method for making the catalyst can include combining one or more supports with one or more magnesium-containing compounds under reaction conditions to form a first reacted product.
Univation Technologies, Llc

Vinyl resin production method

A dispersion stabilizer in the present invention contains an aqueous emulsion (a) obtained by dispersing a polymer (a) having an ethylenically unsaturated monomer unit in an aqueous medium, a pva (b) having a degree of saponification of 65 mol % or more and less than 82 mol % and a viscosity-average degree of polymerization of 250 or more and less than 1500, and a pva (c) having a degree of saponification of 82 mol % or more and less than 98 mol % and a viscosity-average degree of polymerization of 1500 or more and less than 4000. The dispersion stabilizer contains: 7 to 51 mass % of the polymer (a); 40 to 84 mass % of the pva (b); and 9 to 53 mass % of the pva (c), with respect to a total amount of the polymer (a), the pva (b), and the pva (c).
Kuraray Europe Gmbh

Production olefin-based polymer, and olefin polymerization catalyst

Provided is a production method for an olefin-based polymer, including polymerizing an olefin raw material using (a) a transition metal compound, (b) a boron compound capable of forming an ion pair with the component (a), (c) a specific organoaluminum compound, and (d) a specific aluminoxane in presence of at least one or more kinds of (n) a nonpolymerizable unsaturated hydrocarbon in the olefin raw material or a polymerization solvent.. .
Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

Method for preparing polyolefin and polyolefin prepared thereby

The present invention relates to a method for preparing polyolefin that can easily and effectively prepare polyolefin having high molecular weight and various molecular weight distributions, which was difficult to prepare using the existing metallocene catalyst, and polyolefin prepared thereby. The method for preparing polyolefin comprises the step of polymerizing olefin monomers, in the presence of a metallocene supported catalyst wherein a metallocene compound having a specific chemical structure is supported in a carrier, and hydrogen gas..
Lg Chem, Ltd.

Silyl bis(hexamethylindenyl) complexes of group iva metals as polymerization catalysts

Novel si-bridged metallocene catalysts of formula i defined herein are disclosed, as well as their use in olefin polymerisation reactions.. .
Scg Chemicals Co., Ltd.

Process for chlorination of a polymer

The present disclosure relates to a process for chlorination of a polymer. The process of the present disclosure includes minimum use of light and maximum chlorine utilization for getting maximum chlorination yield.
Reliance Industries Limited

Regulation of a controlled radical polymerization of acrylates by light

Disclosed are methods for controlled radical polymerization of acrylic monomers using photoredox catalyst, where the polymerization is mediated, as well as regulated, by light.. .
The Regents Of The University Of California

Dispersion stabilizer for suspension polymerization, and producing vinyl resin

Provided is a dispersion stabilizer for suspension polymerization comprising an aqueous emulsion containing a dispersant (a), a dispersoid (b), a graft polymer (c), and an aqueous medium, wherein the dispersant (a) contains a surfactant, the dispersoid (b) contains a polymer having an ethylenically unsaturated monomer unit, the graft polymer (c) is obtained by graft polymerization of the ethylenically unsaturated monomer with the dispersant (a), a mass ratio [a/(a+b+c)] is 0.001 or more and less than 0.18, a mass ratio [c/(a+b+c)] is 0 or more and less than 0.04, and the total content of the dispersant (a), the dispersoid (b), and the graft polymer (c) is 35 to 70 mass %. A vinyl polymer to be obtained by suspension polymerization of a vinyl compound using the dispersion stabilizer has good plasticizer absorption.
Kuraray Europe Gmbh

Virus removal membrane

A virus removal membrane is formed from a hydrophilized synthetic polymer, in which, when a solution containing gold colloids having a diameter of 20 nm is applied through a primary surface to the virus removal membrane to allow the virus removal membrane to capture the gold colloids for measurement of brightness in a cross section of the virus removal membrane, a value obtained by dividing a standard deviation of a value of an area of a spectrum of variation in the brightness by an average of the value of the area is 0.01 or more and 1.5 or less; and a thickness of a portion, where gold colloids having a diameter of 20 nm or more and 30 nm or less are captured, in the cross section of the virus removal membrane in a wet state is 10 μm or more and 30 μm or less.. .
Asahi Kasei Medical Co., Ltd.

Methods of manufacture of bis(phthalimide)s

A method of manufacture of a bis(phthalimide) composition includes reacting, in the presence of molten diphenyl sulfone, sulfolane, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing, a substituted phthalic anhydride with an organic diamine. The product mixture can be directly employed in the preparation of polyetherimides and other polyether polymers..
Sabic Global Technologies B.v.

Premixed hybrid grout

Grouts, grout products and methods of applying such grouts that include a urethane-acrylic hybrid polymer dispersion (ua-hpd) and a filler material. The ua-hpd may be present in an amount of about 10-40% by weight of the composition, while the filler material may be present in an amount of about 60-90% by weight of the composition.
Laticrete International, Inc.

Thermoset nanocomposite particles, processing for their production, and their use in oil and natural gas drilling applications

Use of two different methods, either each by itself or in combination, to enhance the stiffness, strength, maximum possible use temperature, and environmental resistance of thermoset polymer particles is disclosed. One method is the application of post-polymerization process steps (and especially heat treatment) to advance the curing reaction and to thus obtain a more densely crosslinked polymer network.
Sun Drilling Products Corporation

Scale inhibiting polymer compositions, mixtures, and methods of using the same

Disclosed herein are polymer compositions useful for scale inhibiting applications. The polymer compositions include a plurality of monomers, which include at least one carboxylic acid and a sulfonated acid.
Ecolab Usa Inc.

Emulsion and suspension polymerization processes, and improved electrochemical performance for carbon derived from same

The present application is directed to methods for preparation of polymer particles in gel form and carbon materials made therefrom. The carbon materials comprise enhanced electrochemical properties and find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, as electrode material in ultracapacitors or batteries.
Georgia-pacific Chemicals Llc

Visible/infrared absorber vertically aligned carbon nanotube nanocomposite applique

A method for making a vertically aligned carbon nanotube (vacnt) nanocomposite applique includes: growing a vacnt array on a substrate; treating the vacnt array with a polymer solution; performing one or more of curing and drying the polymer; and etching a surface of the polymer-vacnt nanocomposite to remove some of the polymer and to expose a portion of the vacnt. A vertically aligned carbon nanotube (vacnt) nanocomposite applique includes: a vacnt array; and a polymer solution with which the vacnt array is treated, wherein a surface of the polymer-vacnt nanocomposite is etched so as to do one or more of removing some of the polymer and exposing a portion of the vacnt..
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

Reusable vessel for dispensing beverages and storing and dispensing beverages

The invention includes a vessel comprised of a rectilinear primary casing made from a polymer material and a removable dispenser and methods of dispensing and filling and cleaning the vessel. The vessel further includes a one-way valve that may be used to introduce gases to the vessel once the dispenser is attached and sealed to the primary casing, an optional integrated handle and optional integrated feet..
Brewing Tools, Llc

Heat sealable food packing films, methods for the production thereof, and food packages comprising heat sealable food packaging films

Heat sealable food packaging films, methods for the production thereof, and food packages comprising heat sealable food packaging films are provided. The heat sealable food packaging film includes a humidity-dependent permeable film having a moisture vapor transmission rate that increases with an increase in relative humidity (rh).
Advansix Inc.

Containers for holding materials

The invention provides for a container that may include a liquid-holding vessel and a skeleton shell supporting the liquid holding vessel. The liquid-holding vessel may comprise a flexible polymer or plastic material for preventing contact between a liquid stored in or dispensed from the container and the skeleton.
Eco.logic Brands Inc.

Animal feed covers and their production and use

Covers for sealing and/or bonding with an exposed surface of an animal feed within a container include a flexible film that conforms to the animal feed and a rigid or semi-rigid layer that allows the cover to be handled by an operator during placement of the cover over the animal feed composition while the composition is at elevated temperatures. The polymer film may include a heat-activated coating that establishes a bond with the animal feed when the feed is at elevated temperatures or when an external heat source is applied to the cover.
Purina Animal Nutrition Llc

Delaminatable container

A delaminatable container having excellent restorability of the outer shell shape, transparency, and heat resistance is provided. According to an exemplary aspect, a delaminatable container is provided that includes an outer layer and an inner layer, the inner layer delaminating from the outer layer and being shrunk with a decrease in contents, wherein the outer layer includes a propylene copolymer layer containing a random copolymer of propylene and another monomer..
Kyoraku Co., Ltd.

Vehicle frame construction and method

A vehicle frame construction and method includes an elongated hollow frame member having a plurality of interior sides and a reinforcement member. The reinforcement member is formed from a thermoplastic polymer and is installed so as to be arranged within the elongated hollow frame member to reinforce each interior side of the elongated hollow frame member in a plane orthogonally oriented relative to a longitudinal axis of the elongated hollow frame member..
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.





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