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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
156064000 With measuring, testing, or inspecting 341
156196000 With permanent bending or reshaping or surface deformation of self sustaining lamina 339
156242000 With lamina formation by molding or casting 330
156272200 With direct application of electrical, magnetic, or radiant energy to work 327
156247000 With stripping of adhered lamina 304
156250000 With cutting, punching, tearing or severing 295
156325000 Particular adhesive 278
156110100 Making flexible or resilient toroidal shape; e.g., tire, inner tube, etc. 233
156230000 Direct contact transfer of adhered lamina from carrier to base 193
156184000 With winding of web or sheet 174
156285000 Direct application of vacuum or fluid pressure during bonding 128
156730100 With sonic or ultrasonic treatment 110
156166000 Bonding of flexible filamentary material while in indefinite length or running length 106
156094000 Reclaiming, renewing or repairing articles for reuse 103
156890110 With vitrification or firing ceramic material 97
156091000 With separate permanent mechanical joining means (riveted, sewed, stapled, etc.) 92
156071000 Of lamina to building or installed structure 83
156278000 With coating of nonadherent face of lamina 80
156182000 Of at least two bonded subassemblies 76
156277000 With printing 73
156160000 Bonding in stressed condition of at least one prestressed element 69
156620200 With formation of lamina by bulk deposition of discrete particles to form self-supporting article 60
156308200 By tackifying substance of self-sustaining lamina to be bonded; e.g., autogenous bonding, etc. 57
156153000 With abrading or grinding of lamina 56
156099000 Optically transparent glass sandwich making (e.g., window or filter) 56
156084000 With shrinking of material of lamina 53
156150000 With electro-deposition 53
156293000 Inserting of lamina in hole, aperture or recess of other lamina and adherence to side walls thereof 51
156145000 With encapsulating of permanently fluent material in hollow or porous lamina or filling of space between adhered laminae 50
156077000 With pore forming in situ to form cellular lamina 47
156297000 Of discrete laminae to single face of additional lamina 40
156307100 By curing of nonfully polymerized self-sustaining lamina 39
156157000 Joining indefinite length laminae end-to-end 38
156066000 Adhesive application of fasteners to articles (e.g., slide fastener to garment) 37
156148000 With weaving, knitting, braiding, twisting or needling 37
156730500 Friction treatment (e.g., welding) 37
156229000 With stretching 36
156324000 Running or continuous webs of indefinite length 33
156281000 Combined; e.g., with cleaning, etc. 31
156306600 Using single, preformed, diverse bonding lamina between other laminae 27
156322000 Heating lamina prior to assembly or adhesive applying 24
156290000 Bonding of facing continuously contacting laminae at spaced points only 23
156305000 By applying after assembly an adhesive, solvent or chemical activating agent 22
156292000 Of laminae having opposed facing areas out of contact 21
156276000 With mass application of nonadhesive fibers or particles between laminae 21
156067000 Utilizing phosphorescent or fluorescent material 20
156155000 With destruction of solid transitory material; e.g., dissolving, melting, etc. 19
156228000 Of preshaped laminae between closed similarly shaped press platens or clamps 17
156069000 Application of end closures to containers 17
156152000 With temporary disassembling and subsequent bonding of same laminae 16
156295000 Adhesive applying to restricted area and spreading thereof by assembly pressure 15
156304100 Butt edge joining of laminae 15
156109000 Multipane glazing unit making (e.g., air-spaced panes) 14
156061000 Simulated products of nature 13
156087000 Providing escapeways for gases trapped or generated between layers 13
156063000 Manually arranging different colored or shaped discrete elements to form design 13
156289000 Utilizing parting or release material to prevent adhesion 12
156072000 Setting or embedding tufts or discrete pile elements onto backing (e.g., rugs, brushes, etc.) 12
156296000 Strands, rods, tubes or sticklike bodies to each other only 11
156143000 Helical wire or plural ring reinforced flexible tube making 11
156730600 Vibratory treatment 10
156137000 Flexible endless drive belt making 9
156108000 Mounting transparent lamina over window opening (e.g., slide-mounting) 9
156156000 With fluid pressure to prevent collapse of hollow structure during assembly and/or joining 9
156311000 Sequential heating and cooling during pressure applying 7
156314000 Sequentially applying different liquids or liquefiable materials to adhering face of lamina 7
156090000 Utilizing layer to prevent migration or bleeding between laminae 6
156070000 Encasing movable or loosely confined element between adhering lamina (e.g., drawstrings) 6
156321000 Heating adhesive by contacting with heated lamina 6
156074000 With application of centrifugal force 5
20110297296ROTOCAST COMPOSITE HYBRID PROCESS FOR MOLDING COMPOSITE PARTS - A rotocast composite hybrid method for efficiently making strong but lightweight parts. The method includes filling a mold with a volume of resin through an access port and then sealing the access port by positioning a lid over the access port. The method includes mounting the mold in a rotocasting machine and then operating the rotocasting machine to rotate the mold about two orthogonal axes until a layer of the resin is applied uniformly over an inner surface of the mold to form an outer wall of a part. The method includes removing the lid and then applying a reinforcement material (e.g., sheets of woven fiberglass) to an inner surface of the outer wall of the part through the access port. The applying of the reinforcement material also involves wet layup such as by binding the reinforcement material to the inner surface by applying additional resin to the reinforcement material.12-08-2011
20080236722Fibrous product and method and apparatus for making the product - A nonwoven fibrous insulation product has at least a bi-modal fiber diameter distribution designed to provide the product with selected thermal insulating and physical performance properties that are affected by fiber diameter such as rigidity and recovery properties. The product is made by: forming two or more fiber groupings that each have a selected fiber diameter distribution with a selected mean fiber diameter wherein the selected fiber diameter distributions of the fiber groupings differ from each other. The fibers of the fiber groupings are intermingled and entangled together in selected percentages by weight to form a product with a selected density and thickness that exhibits selected product performance properties based on the properties of the fiber groupings and the relative percentages by weight of the fiber groupings.10-02-2008
20110240204METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A ROTOR DISC - A method of manufacturing a composite rotor disc (10-06-2011
20100252174TYRE BALANCING COMPOSITIONS - The invention relates to tyre balancing compositions having improved balancing properties comprise a visco-plastic gel and solid bodies having an average smallest dimension in the range of 0.5-5 mm; preferably 1-4 mm, more preferably around 3 mm. When applied in a layer to the inside of a motor vehicle tyre, the compositions act by allowing the solid bodies move through the gel and to concentrate in areas to counteract 10 imbalances. The solid bodies preferably have an average ratio a between their smallest and their largest dimension of α≦2, more preferably α≦1.5, especially around 1. The visco-plastic gel preferably has a storage modulus (G′) between 1000 Pa and 25000 Pa at 22° C., a loss modulus (G″) smaller than the storage modulus, and a critical yield stress above 3 Pa at 22° C. The bodies may be shaped as prolate or oblate ellipsoids, cylinders, 15 rectangular paralleipipeds, or spheres, or mixtures of such bodies; they may have an apparent specific gravity in the range of 500-3000 kg/m10-07-2010
20110088829METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FIELD EMISSION CATHODE - A method for manufacturing a field emission cathode is provided. A carbon nanotube array formed on a substrate in a container and a prepolymer are provided. The prepolymer is put into the container settled for a period of over 30 minutes to fill in clearances of the carbon nanotube array, and part of the prepolymer is covering a top end of the carbon nanotube array. The carbon nanotube array is rotated at a speed to push the part of the prepolymer into the clearances of the carbon nanotube array and a prepolymer film in the carbon nanotube array is obtained. The prepolymer film is then polymerized to form a polymer film.04-21-2011
156306300 By pressure or drying only, without tack; e.g., for easy delamination, etc. 5
20130075035CUSHION MATERIAL FOR HOT-PRESS AND USE OF THE SAME - A cushion material for a hot-press is provided. The cushion material comprises: a substrate; and a fiber material, the thermal conductivity coefficient of which is lower than about 0.15 W/m·K at about 20° C. and increases with increasing temperature, for example, the thermal conductivity coefficient may be higher than about 0.20 W/m·K at about 160° C., wherein the fiber material is needle-punched on the substrate.03-28-2013
20100078127MANUFACTURING METHOD OF ABSORBENT ARTICLE AND MANUFACTURING APPARATUS OF ABSORBENT ARTICLE - The present invention provides a method includes the steps of: conveying in a conveyance direction MD a second web in which components forming one part of an absorbent article are sequentially arranged; swinging an elastic member in a cross direction CD at a predetermined cycle by using a swing guide mechanism for guiding the elastic member; and pressing, between one pair of press rollers, the second web on which the elastic member is arranged. The swing guide mechanism has a motor with a rotational shaft, an arm member for guiding the elastic member to a predetermined position on the second web in the cross direction, and a speed reducer provided between the rotational shaft and a base of the arm member to make a rotational speed of the arm member slower than a rotational speed of the rotational shaft.04-01-2010
20120222810REVERSING FIBER PLACEMENT HEAD - A reversing fiber placement head that is capable of bidirectional fiber placement on an application surface includes a feed mechanism for delivering fiber along two feed paths that are in a V-shaped orientation relative to one another. A pressure tip assembly including a compaction roller receives fiber from the two feed paths and applies the fiber to an application surface. A shifting mechanism shifts the pressure tip assembly from a first position on the fiber placement head to a second position on the fiber placement head to move the compaction roller along a linear path relative to the fiber placement head, allowing the compaction roller to change its direction of rotation in order to apply fiber to the application surface in opposite directions.09-06-2012
20120186741APPARATUS FOR WAFER-TO-WAFER BONDING - An apparatus for bonding semiconductor wafers together including a moveable upper bond head and a resilient member positioned on a surface of the bond head for contacting a first wafer that is positioned at an elevation below the upper bond head. The resilient member is configured to apply a force onto a top side surface of the first wafer thereby compressing the first wafer against a second wafer that is positioned at an elevation below the first wafer. A method of wafer to wafer bonding includes the steps of positioning at least two wafers beneath the moveable upper bond head, positioning the resilient member in physical contact with one of the at least two wafers, and resiliently deforming the resilient member as it is moved into contact with the wafer to facilitate bonding of the wafers.07-26-2012
20080223516PROCESS FOR PRODUCING MEMBRANE/ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY FOR POLYMER ELECTROLYTE FUEL CELL - To provide a membrane/electrode assembly for polymer electrolyte fuel cells capable of obtaining a high output voltage even in a high current density region, by providing electrodes having good gas diffusion properties, conductivity, water repellency and durability.09-18-2008
156083000 With swelling of material of lamina 5
20100212805BADMINTON RACKET AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF BADMINTON RACKET - A badminton racket that is strong in respect to impact and twist and that is high in surface stability and a manufacturing method of the badminton racket is provided. A badminton racket includes a frame formed circularly, a shaft joined to the frame, a joint installed reaching inside the frame and the shaft at a joint portion of the frame and the shaft, and an expandable resin placed between the joint and the frame. A badminton racket manufacturing method includes an expandable resin placing process that places an expandable resin that expands when heated on an outer periphery of a portion of a joint, the joint being to be installed to reach inside a frame formed with the resin sheet tube and inside a shaft, the portion being to be installed in the frame.08-26-2010
20110265934ADHERENT COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF TEMPORARILY FIXING MEMBER THEREWITH - Provided are a temporal fixation method in processing of optical members and a resin composition suitable therefore, which uses a composition which is characterized by containing the following (A3), (B3) and (D3), wherein (A3) is a urethane (meth)acrylate; (B3) is one or more (meth)acrylic acid derivative monomers selected from the group consisting of n-(meth)acryloyloxyalkyl hexahydrophthalimides, carboxyl group-containing (meth)acrylates and (meth)acrylic acid derivative monomers represented by the formula (C3):11-03-2011
20120067506FILM PROCESSING EQUIPMENT AND METHOD USING THE SAME - A film processing equipment and a method for processing a film is provided. A feeding roller feeds the film to a swelling bath and the swelling bath immerses the film. A dyeing bath dyes the film transferred from the swelling bath and a stretching bath stretches the film. The stretching bath comprises three sets of rollers dividing a film transferring path into a first interval length and a second interval length. The first interval length is in an upstream with respect to the film transferring path and smaller than the second interval length. A crosslinking bath performs a crosslinking process on the film transferred from the stretching bath and a washing bath washes the film. A film attaching assembly performs a film attaching process on the film transferred from the washing bath and a winding device winds the film transferred from the film attaching assembly.03-22-2012
20110155297METHOD OF APPLYING AN ADHESIVE LAYER ON THINCUT SEMICONDUCTOR CHIPS OF A SEMICONDUCTOR WAFER - The invention relates to a method for making a semiconductor. In one embodiment the method includes applying an adhesive layer to ground-thin or thinned semiconductor chips of a semiconductor wafer. In this embodiment, the adhesive layer composed of curable adhesive is introduced relatively early into a method for the thinning by grinding, separation and singulation of a semiconductor wafer to form thinned semiconductor chips, and is used further in a semiconductor device into which the thinned semiconductor chip is to be incorporated.06-30-2011
20120152438Method of Repairing an Aircraft Structure Component - A method is provided for repairing an aircraft structural component which has a component fault in a portion adjoining a cavity of the aircraft structural component. The method includes removing a region of the aircraft structural component that has the component fault, introducing an expansion body into the cavity of the aircraft structural component through an opening that has been formed by the removal of the region of the aircraft structural component having the component fault, wherein the expansion body while being introduced into the cavity of the aircraft structural component is in a non-expanded state, converting the expansion body that has been introduced into the cavity of the aircraft structural component to an expanded state, and closing the opening by means of a repair material.06-21-2012
156136000 Tire bead ring making 5
20090266474METHOD OF AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING A TIRE BEAD - A filler rubber being triangular-shaped in cross section can be held in an upright posture to be stuck to an outer peripheral surface of a bead core and a leading end and a trailing end can be butted against each other to be joined without the generation of crack. A filler rubber (F) is held in an upright posture to be wound around an outer peripheral surface of a bead core (C) supported by a rotary support body (10-29-2009
20100116415APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING TIRE - In forming a green tire by arranging a plurality of carcass cords on a support member and disposing bead cores, the carcass cords are precisely and accurately disposed at predetermined positions. A plurality of carcass cords (C) are arranged over the entire circumference of a core (05-13-2010
20090199954Method for producing a bead filler material with a bead core - A bead filler material having a generally toric shape is produced by winding and laminating a ribbon-like rubber strip. In conjunction with completing the production of the bead filler material, in order to form linear grooves radially extending on a surface of one side of the bead filler material in the thickness direction and contributing to smooth discharge of air, the ribbon-like rubber strip is helically winded and laminated around a bead core which is concentrically arranged on a rotatable base, thereby transferring radially extending linear projections provided on the rotatable base to a surface of the bead filler material contacting the rotatable base to form the linear grooves over the whole circumference of the bead filler material.08-13-2009
20120318440METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FORMING AN ANNULAR ELASTOMERIC TIRE COMPONENT - A method of forming a tire apex and bead assembly is disclosed. The method and apparatus includes mounting a bead in a rotatable bead holder, rotating the bead and bead holder and extruding one or more passes of a continuous strip of elastomeric material onto the outer surface of the bead, and shaping the one or more passes of elastomeric material between two opposed rotating rollers.12-20-2012
20080202667Method and Plant For Manufacturing Tyres For Vehicle Wheels - A method for manufacturing tyres for vehicle wheels includes: a) building in a building station a substantially cylindrical carcass structure including at least one carcass ply operatively associated with annular anchoring structures axially spaced apart from each other; b) manufacturing in a finishing station a substantially cylindrical sleeve including a tread band applied at a radially outer position with respect to a belt structure including at least one belt layer including reinforcing cords; b1) assembling a first belt structure at a first working position on a first auxiliary drum of the finishing station; b2) applying a tread band at at least one second working position with respect to a second belt structure on at least one second auxiliary drum by laying down green elastomeric material; b3) positioning the first auxiliary drum supporting the first belt structure at the second working position; b4) positioning the second auxiliary drum supporting the substantially cylindrical sleeve at a picking position; and c) transferring the substantially cylindrical sleeve from the picking position a radially outer position with respect to a carcass structure built in the meantime in the building station. Steps b1) to b4) are repeated cyclically. Steps b1) and b2) and steps b3) and b4) are carried out at least in part simultaneously.08-28-2008
156324400 By tackifying a single lamina of intermediate laminate 5
20100089530METHODS OF FORMING FLUID BARRIERS OVER POWDER METAL PARTS AND INCREASING WEAR RESISTANCE THEREOF - A method of forming a fluid barrier over a powder metal part. The method includes providing a molded powder metal part and applying a fluid impenetrable material to a designated portion of the molded powder metal part to form a molded powder metal complex. Thereafter, the method includes sintering the molded powder metal complex to where the fluid impenetrable material and the designated portion of the molded powder metal part at least partially integrate. Further, the method includes cooling the molded powder metal complex such that the fluid impenetrable material forms a fluid barrier over the designated portion of the molded powder metal part. The method may further include anodizing the fluid impenetrable material at least partially integrated with the designated portion of the molded powder metal part and forming the fluid barrier over the designated portion so as to increase wear resistance thereof.04-15-2010
20110005677Optical waveguide film, optical substrate, and methods for manufacturing the same - An optical waveguide film includes a clad layer having an adhesive function; and a core layer covered by the clad layer.01-13-2011
20120031557BONDING UNIT CONTROL UNIT AND MULTI-LAYER BONDING METHOD - A multi-layer bonding method of the present invention includes: forming a first bonded substrate by bonding a first substrate and an intermediate substrate in a bonding chamber; conveying a second substrate inside said bonding chamber when said first bonded substrate is arranged inside said bonding chamber; and forming a second bonded substrate by bonding said first bonded substrate and said second substrate in said bonding chamber. According to such a multi-layer bonding method, the upper-side substrate can be bonded with an intermediate substrate and then a first bonded substrate is bonded with a lower-side substrate without taking out the first bonded substrate from the bonding chamber. For this reason, a second bonded substrate can be produced at high speed and at a low cost.02-09-2012
20120090780ARTICLES AND METHODS OF MASKING OR PROTECTING A SUBSTRATE - A protection sheet and method of protecting a substrate is disclosed. In an embodiment, the protection sheet comprises an adhesive coated nonwoven material. In an embodiment a surface of the protection sheet captures and retains paint overspray, dust, dirt and other contaminants so as to provide a cleaner paint job. In an embodiment the protection sheet may be laminated to a second nonwoven or woven material to allow clean removal after extended use. The protection sheet may be used to protect horizontal or vertical substrates, and is particularly suited to protect the surfaces of a paint booth used in automotive spray-painting operations.04-19-2012
20110308727Partially Crosslinked Adhesive-Supported Porous Film for Battery Separator and its Use - A partially crosslinked adhesive-supported porous film for battery separator, which in producing a battery, can effectively produce a battery as an electrode/separator laminate in which an electrode and a separator are temporarily bonded to each other without causing mutual slip movement between the electrode and the separator and which after producing a battery, functions itself as a separator having a small heat shrinkage factor even at high temperatures, and a process of producing a battery using such a partially crosslinked adhesive-supported porous film. The partially crosslinked adhesive-supported porous film for battery separator, includes a porous film substrate having supported thereon a partially crosslinked adhesive that is partially crosslinked by preparing a reactive polymer having a functional group in the molecule and capable of being crosslinked upon reaction with a polyfunctional compound having reactivity with the functional group and then reacting the reactive polymer with a polyfunctional compound.12-22-2011
156183000 With creping, wrinkling, crinkling 5
20090038744CELLULAR COMPOSITE GRID-STIFFENED STRUCTURE - A cellular composite structure includes a grid having groups of angularly intersecting ribs. The ribs of each group are oriented substantially in the same direction to each other and angularly oriented from the other rib groups. An additional rib defines a composite structure outer perimeter wall and can be differently angularly oriented from the other ribs. A contiguous rib wall is created by segments of ribs defined by rib intersections. The contiguous rib wall bounds a cavity. A multilayer sheet cap member with extending walls to engage the contiguous rib wall is positioned within the cavity. The engagement walls extend from individual sheet perimeter portions angularly oriented to the sheet. The ribs and cap member have pre-impregnated resin. Heating the cap member and ribs activates the resin and co-cures the composite structure.02-12-2009
20100006210FOLDING METHODS, STRUCTURES AND APPARATUSES - A method for providing folded sheet structures comprising selecting an aspect surface, applying a shaping function to said aspect surface to yield a shaped surface, applying a floating point method to obtain a floated surface, and calculating a corresponding fold pattern on a unfolded sheet. The floating point method can be applied reiteratively to calculate the corresponding fold pattern. Machines for folding multifold structures, laminate structures, and micro- and nano-structures are disclosed.01-14-2010
20090025862Decorative elements provided with a circular or crimped configuration at point of sale or point of use - Decorative elements and decorative grass provided with a substantially flat configuration which, upon activation, can assume a curled or crimped configuration, preferably at the point of sale or point of use, as well as methods for producing the same.01-29-2009
20120160400Method of Indirect Application of Frothed Chemistry to a Substrate - Substrates such as tissue and nonwovens have an additive composition applied topically thereto. The additive composition, for instance, comprises a frothed aqueous dispersion or solution which is topically applied to the web through a creping process after the web has been formed. The additive composition may be applied in-line to the web as a creping adhesive during a creping operation. In the alternative, the additive composition may be added in an off-line converting process that crepes a dry pre-formed substrate material. The additive composition may improve bulk and softness of the tissue.06-28-2012
20080202671Synthetic decorative moss simulating spanish moss and method for making same - Curled decorative mosses and methods for producing same are disclosed wherein the curled decorative mosses have improved bulk and simulate Spanish moss in both appearance and texture.08-28-2008
156320000 Heating of dry adhesive on lamina prior to assembly contact 5
20090211703Label manufacturing method and label manufacturing system - In order to provide a label manufacturing method and a label manufacturing system in which a needless heating pattern is not required to be stored, a user can perform setting, changing, and fine adjustment of a heating pattern freely, and an adhesive portion having a desired shape and a desired size can be formed accurately, when a label made of a heat sensitive adhesive sheet is manufactured, image data is generated as the heat sensitive adhesive sheet being one image area, and an image editing process is performed so as to divide the image area into at least two types of parts (for example, black part and white part) and to set one of the parts as a heated part R08-27-2009
20090211702Film extrusion method - A method of applying a film, including a top layer having a softening point temperature and an adhesive tie layer, to an extruded substrate having a receiving surface to form a finished extrusion is provided including the steps of heating the adhesive tie layer of the film, heating the extruded substrate, placing the adhesive tie layer of the film in contact with the receiving surface of the extruded substrate, applying a predetermined force to the film to bond the adhesive tie layer to the extruded substrate and form the finished extrusion, and maintaining the top layer of the film at a temperature below the softening point temperature to prevent the top layer from being marred as the adhesive tie layer bonds to the extruded substrate.08-27-2009
20090050268Heat-sensitive adhesive material, adhered article, process and apparatus for thermally activating the heat-sensitive adhesive material - A heat-sensitive adhesive material contains a substrate and a heat-sensitive adhesive layer that contains a thermoplastic resin and a solid plasticizer, and the heat-sensitive adhesive material is so configured as to be heated and applied to an adherend, wherein the heat-sensitive adhesive material exhibits such an adhesive strength to the adherend as to increase with time from immediately after applying the heat-sensitive adhesive material to the adherend.02-26-2009
20120073748Device for Coating a Workpiece - The present invention provides a device for coating a workpiece, which comprises at least a deflector means for feeding a material web, downstream of which a pressure means for applying the material web to workpiece surface is arranged, wherein preferred pressure and deflector means comprise cylinders, rollers and/or shoes, wherein the device further comprises at least an energy source, the point of action of which lies in the region of the pressure means, in particular in a region of the pressure means which contacts the material web at least in portions. The device is configured to apply the material web onto the workpiece surface in the inline and/or offline method.03-29-2012
20080202682Heat-Activatedly Bonding 2D Element - The invention provides a substantially two-dimensional element (2D element) which bonds adhesively without bubbles under heat activation and has at least one heat-activable adhesive, one side face of said element having a groove element. The groove element comprises at least one groove adapted for the transport of a fluid. The groove is set into the side face of the 2D element in such a way that it is open towards the side face. It runs continuously from one edge section of the side face to a further edge section of the side face. By way of the groove structure formed from the at least one groove, liquid or gaseous fluids which form or collect in the bond area can be drained from the plane of the bond, thereby improving the strength of the bond. The invention further offers methods of producing and employing this 2D element.08-28-2008
156310000 Of laminae having a different coating on at least two mating surfaces 5
20090056871METHOD FOR PRODUCING STEEL COMPONENT INTEGRALLY HAVING RUBBER PORTION - To provide a method for producing a steel component integrally having a rubber portion without necessity to remove by a lathe turning a film formed on the surface of a steel component by a chemical conversion treatment and without deterioration of water-resistant adhesive property and anti-corrosion property during production steps due to omission of the chemical conversion treatment, the method for producing a steel component integrally having a rubber portion includes the steps of subjecting a surface of a steel component to a chemical conversion treatment with iron phosphate as a ground treatment (step S03-05-2009
20110198028LOW FORMALDEHYDE EMISSION ADHESIVE SYSTEM - The invention relates to an improved two component adhesive system, a kit comprising said two adhesive components, its use and a method for production of interior wood products, in particular form-pressed products, parquet floor elements and solid wood panels with very low formaldehyde emission and to the interior wood products obtainable having improved properties.08-18-2011
20080257492Primer for cyanoacrylate adhesive - Some of α-cyanoacrylate adhesive does not achieve practical bond (adhesion) strength and any objective materials do not have adhesion with the same. The inventor provides a primer which is not harmful against human body and shows when applied sufficient adhesion strength even on those materials hard to have adhesion.10-23-2008
20090229749DRYWALL TAPE AND MUD DISPENSER - A container is provided having a periphery and a base, which enclose a cavity. The periphery and the base are connected together, the periphery upwardly extending from the base. The periphery has a first slot and a substantially opposing second slot. Each of the first and second slots is sized to permit a first end of a tape located on a roll to be slid through it. A tape holder may be connected to the container so that the tape holder lies outside of the cavity of the container. The roll of tape can be placed on the tape holder so when the tape is pulled through the “mud box”, the tape is thereby unwound. As the tape is manually pulled through the “mud box”, joint compound is thinly applied to one side of the tape. As this is done, the joint compound begins to “adhere” to the tape, conditioning the tape for excellent wall adhesion.09-17-2009
20090133831Labeling Method and Apparatus - A method useful for applying labels to a container, the labels having an activatable adhesive coating on a surface thereon, the adhesive is activated by contact with a low viscosity activator solution from an apparatus comprising at least a label pallet that receives a low viscosity activator solution by contact with a spinning roller, the spinning roller receives at least one stream of the low viscosity activator solution delivered or sprayed by a fluid manifold.05-28-2009
156080000 With refrigeration or freezing 4
20110139341System, Method, and Apparatus for Pre-Tensioned Pipe for Load-Sharing with Composite Cover - A pipe is wrapped with a composite to form a pre-stressed interface to facilitate load sharing between the materials. Prior to being wrapped, the pipe is placed in tension via hydraulic devices or the like. Alternatively, a combination of cured and uncured composite wraps is used in proximity to each other to apply compressive stress to the pipe. In addition, the pipe may be subjected to cold temperatures to change its dimensions prior to being wrapped with a composite material.06-16-2011
20110132522Apparatus and Process for Cutting Adhesive Labels - A method and apparatus are provided for die cutting label stock comprising a facestock, an adhesive and optionally a liner to form labels where a liner of the linered pressure sensitive adhesive label stock may be a thin or ultrathin liner.06-09-2011
20110315300METHOD OF ATTACHING ELEMENTS BY BONDING - A method of attaching a first portion and a second portion to each other. An adhesive is exposed to a low temperature in order to obtain a non-tacky adhesive. The non-tacky adhesive is arranged between the two portions. The adhesive is cured. Use of adhesive according to the method.12-29-2011
20110067798DI FORMING WATER-BASED COLLANT OF LAMINATED METAL SHEET AND METHOD FOR DI FORMING LAMINATED METAL SHEET - A DI forming water-based coolant of a laminated metal sheet includes at least one kind of base (a) selected from alkanolamines and alkali metal hydroxides, a fatty acid (b), and water (c), wherein the total content of the base (a) and the fatty acid (b) is 0.02 to 4% by mass and the ratio of a straight-chain fatty acid having a carbon number of 6 to 12 in the fatty acid (b) is 80 to 100% by mass.03-24-2011
156065000 Of multiple spaced elements between and transverse of parallel webs (e.g., Venetian blind ladders) 4
20090165921COCHLEAR IMPLANT ASSEMBLY - A method of forming electrode structures comprising a plurality of electrode pads and a plurality of electrically conducting wires extending from the electrode pads. The method comprises coating an electrode structure with a relatively electrically insulating material, arranging each of the electrode pads in a first arrangement; arranging the wires relative to each other to provide a sufficient gap of separation between neighboring wires; securing the wires to a remotely positioned anchor member to preserve a gap of separation between neighbouring wires, and applying a coating of relatively electrically insulating material to the electrode structure.07-02-2009
20110126959COLLAPSIBLE VANE STRUCTURE AND RELATED METHOD FOR A SHADE FOR AN ARCHITECTURAL OPENING - A base structure and associated method for converting the base structure into an operable vane on a shade for an architectural opening. The base structure includes a back sheet and a front sheet attached together in engagement regions spaced along the length of the back sheet and front sheet. The front sheet is separated into front strip sections having a free end. Operating elements are positioned along the back sheet and situated so as to move relative thereto. The operating elements are attached adjacent to a free end of the front strip. Movement of the operating elements actuates the free end of the front strip to move from a closed position to an open position as desired by the user.06-02-2011
20120199266ROBOTIC SOLAR PANEL STRING ASSEMBLY PROCESS - The present invention is directed to a process for manufacture of a solar panel string assembly for a solar canopy including: horizontally aligning two solar panel support channels substantially parallel to one another; applying an adhesive with a robotic tool to an upper portion of the solar panel support channels, the robotic tool comprising a fixed track aligned parallel with the two solar panel support channels, a robotic arm assembly movably supported by the track, a positioning member for adjusting the position of the robotic arm assembly along the track, and wherein the robotic arm comprises an adhesive applicator and a vacuum lift component; and lifting with the vacuum lift component of the robot arm assembly of the robotic tool and aligning a solar panel on top of the two solar panel support channels near opposing edges of the solar panel.08-09-2012
156282000 Simultaneous heating and cooling 3
20090090466Process for the Attachment of a Volatizable Active Agent To a Solid Support Material and for the Controlled Release of the Agent To the Environment - The invention relates to a method for attaching a volatizable active substance (04-09-2009
20110120640EFFICIENT LAMINATION PRESS WITH FLEXIBLE PLATENS - An efficient lamination presses can rapidly provide both heating and cooling, as well as pressure to resin sheets to create a laminate end-product. Specifically, an efficient lamination press can comprise one or more components and apparatus that can apply uniform fluid pressure across one or more platens. The one or more platens, in turn, can flex about one or more contours in a layup assembly. For example, an exemplary platen can comprise a plurality of coupled platen extensions, which can flex or otherwise adjust about each other to help create flexibility in the platen, and thus, uniform pressure across a laminate assembly.05-26-2011
20110120639EFFICIENT LAMINATION PRESS WITH RADIANT HEATING - An efficient lamination presses can rapidly heat and precisely control the temperature of a laminate assembly to create final products with excellent structural and aesthetic properties. Specifically, an efficient lamination press can include a radiant heating assembly. The radiant heating assemblies can uniformly heat one or more platens using radiation. The platens in turn can comprise material having a high thermal conductivity, which can allow them to quickly transfer heat to a laminate assembly. The platens can further comprise one or more fluid channels that enable rapid cooling. The rapid heating and cooling capability can enable fast processing times for laminate panels at much lower energy levels than with conventional presses.05-26-2011
156313000 Interposing intermediate laminate between non-coated laminae 3
20090120575METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A FILM HAVING A LAYER WITH A BARRIER COATING - A method of manufacturing an elastic and resilient film, to be applied to an endless moving handrail, includes steps of providing a first layer having sufficient resilience to accommodate strains occurring on the surfaces of the endless moving handrail, an adhesive on a bottom surface of the first layer, and a barrier coating on a top surface of the first layer, optionally providing a second layer having sufficient resilience to accommodate strains occurring on the surfaces of the endless moving handrail and an adhesive on a bottom surface of the second layer, providing a substantially transparent layer having an adhesive on a bottom surface thereof, and laminating the first layer, second layer (when present), and substantially transparent layer together.05-14-2009
20110005676WIPER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Disclosed is a wiper which is which is highly retentive of water, soft to the touch, and improved in sheet strength and a method for manufacturing the same. An interlining layer contains pulp fibers, first and second surfacing layers contain non-fusible fibers, and a reinforcing layer contains fusible fibers and rayon fibers. The fusible fibers are fusion-bonded but the non-fusible fibers remain unfused. Sheet surfaces are free from the fusible fibers.01-13-2011
20120132362RESIN-IMPREGNATED SHEET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING RESIN-IMPREGNATED SHEET LAMINATE WITH METAL FOIL - A resin-impregnated sheet obtained by impregnating a fiber sheet with a thermoplastic resin, wherein a weight loss rate upon a heat treatment at 225° C. for 30 minutes is from 6.8 to 10% by mass; and a method for producing a resin-impregnated sheet laminate with a metal foil, which comprises preliminarily pressing a plurality of the resin-impregnated sheets while being laid one upon another, subjecting the obtained resin-impregnated sheet laminate to a heat treatment, and arranging a metal foil on both sides of the sheet laminate, followed by regular pressing.05-31-2012
156303100 Inserting lamina into preformed plastic body 3
20090038756Heater Unit and Thermal Fusion Apparatus For Synthetic Resin Members and Thermal Fusion Method For Synthetic Resin Members - It is intended to provide a method of producing thermally fused synthetic resin members for medical use which makes it possible that, in the case of thermally fusing synthetic resin members for medical use, for example, a relatively soft thermoplastic tube constituting an AVF needle with another part being harder than the tube such as a needle base (hub) of a wing needle, or a part provided with a fitting connector being harder than the tube (for example, a blood circuit, an extension tube, an infusion set or the like), the connecting parts of the thermoplastic tube member and the other member harder than the thermoplastic tube member can be quickly and uniformly thermal-fused and the production process can be automatically and continuously performed while keeping a high productivity; and a production apparatus therefor.02-12-2009
20090173443Method for building and using three-dimensional objects containing embedded identification-tag inserts - A method for building a three-dimensional object containing an identification-tag insert, the method comprising performing a build operation to form layers of the three-dimensional object using a layer-based additive technique, placing the identification-tag insert on at least a portion of the layers during the build operation, and reading information from the identification-tag insert.07-09-2009
20110000615FUEL CELL ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE WITH BASIC POLYMER - The present invention is an electrolyte membrane comprising an acid and a basic polymer, where the acid is a low-volatile acid that is fluorinated and is either oligomeric or non-polymeric, and where the basic polymer is protonated by the acid and is stable to hydrolysis.01-06-2011
156283000 Adhesive applied as dry particles 3
20090120571Heat-sealable label - The present invention relates to a heat-sealable label comprising a carrier layer, a print, and a heat-sealable adhesive layer, wherein the heat-sealable adhesive layer is a dried dispersion comprising polymeric particles having a coalescence temperature at or above 50° C. and at least 10% (w/w) of the total mass of said polymeric particles are constituted by particles having an average particle diameter of at least about 0.5 μm. This particular adhesive layer results in absence of a tendency of the labels to block when winded up in a roll. Thus, a release layer may be omitted, which allows for a label with more versatile surface properties.05-14-2009
20080236738Bonded sputtering target and methods of manufacture - Methods for manufacturing sputtering target assemblies by bonding target materials to backing plates using metals and alloys in powder form to achieve substantially 100% bonding at temperatures achieved in a vacuum hot press.10-02-2008
20090165944COATING METHOD FOR PIPE HAVING WELD BEAD - Method of coating pipe having a raised weld bead. Curable resin polymer is applied to the pipe and allowed to bond to form a cured or partially cured polymer layer on the pipe. Powder form adhesive composition is applied on the polymer layer while hot, with fusion into a film bonding to the polymer. Powder form polyolefin is applied to the adhesive while hot with fusion into a film bonding to the adhesive to form a powder-based coating. Following forming of the powder-based coating, the pipe is cooled from the inside. An outer polyolefin covering is bonded to the powder-based coating and the pipe cooled to ambient temperature. This procedure can avoid voids, cavities or pinholes forming in the coating adjacent the weld bead.07-02-2009
156312000 Sequential different pressure applying 2
20120024475DISPLAY BONDING DEVICE AND METHOD - A display bonding device includes a stage configured to place an adhesive tape and an adherend thereon, a pressure head configured to press the adhesive tape onto the adherend with a pressure surface having a tapered shape or a curved shape which is tilted with respect to the stage, and a movement mechanism configured to move the pressure head toward the adhesive tape through a pressure rod which is coupled to the pressure head. The pressure head is configured to rotate around the pressure rod.02-02-2012
20090050267Customizable item labeling system for use in manufacturing, packaging, product shipment-fulfillment, distribution, and on-site operations, adaptable for validation of variable-shaped items - A system for labeling a plurality of items, each having a periphery. The system has: a rotary-station comprising a pair of plate-members each having a rotation axis, the pair of plate-members is adapted for holding each of the plurality of items, individually; a labeler assembly for providing a plurality of dedicated labeling; a mechanism for applying a labeling-edge of a dedicated labeling created for a first item of the plurality of items, leaving a first labeling tail, while holding the first item between the pair of plate-members; and a roller for contouring the first labeling tail around at least a portion of the periphery of the first item by making contact between a rolling surface and the first labeling tail while the first item moves in a spinning fashion between the pair of plate-members. The system may incorporate a single-rotary station unit or a multi-rotary station unit. An associated method of labeling a plurality of items is also disclosed.02-26-2009
156081000 With melting or gasification of permanently associated solid material in situ in airtight cavity 2
20090178754Method of drumhead imaging - A method for forming a dye sublimation image in a vibrating membrane employed in a musical instrument comprising the steps of: providing an image, digitally prepared or otherwise, consisting of a simulated animal skin or another form of graphic; printing the image on a substrate employing a heat transfer ink dye; joining the substrate with the printed image with a sheet of a gas permeable membrane having a plurality of surface pores and vibrating and musical note producing capability; applying a combination of heat and pressure to the joined substrate with the printed image and the membrane to cause the individual surface pores to expand to enable the dye to gasify and permeate the surface pores to transfer the image; and, cooling the membrane to enable the surface pores to seal closed and encase the image within the surface of the membrane to protect against delamination and wear when the membrane vibrates which results from the intense and constant pounding of a drumstick, a mallet, a person's hand or some other rigid-like object.07-16-2009
20080223503MELT GLUE FIXING METHOD AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR USING THE SAME - The invention provides a melt glue fixing method for fixing a terminal in the passageway of the insulating base. A glue blocking device is used to let a melted material flow toward a designated area during heating. Thus, the resulting structure will have a better fixing effect. An electrical connector based on the invention includes an insulating base with a plurality of passageways and a terminal accepted in the passageway. The insulating base and the terminal are fixed via a melt glue fixing structure, and the melt glue fixing structure has a shape which can increase the fixing effect. In the melt glue fixing method and the electrical connector using this method according to the invention, the melted material can flow toward a designated area due to the glue-blocking device. The resulting structure has a better fixing effect, thus, the terminal can be effectively fixed on the insulator.09-18-2008
156323000 Interposing subsequently removed flexible element between lamina and a pressure applying surface 1
20100269979BLADDER PRESSURE BONDING APPARATUS - An apparatus and method for providing pressure for bonding parts together. The apparatus may comprise a plurality of bladders independently actuatable to apply pressure for pushing a second part toward a first part having adhesive thereon. The apparatus may further comprise a frame supporting a plurality of reconfigurable bladder retainer devices positioned and angled such that the configuration of the bladders matches the contour of the second part. The bladders may expand and contract according to a sequence dictated by a control device, such that excess air and adhesive between the first and second part may be substantially squeegeed toward outer edges of the parts.10-28-2010
156082000 With flame contact of lamina 1
20130153120METHOD FOR MAKING BREATHABLE ELASTIC LAMINATE - A method for making a breathable elastic laminate includes: (a) flame-treating a surface of a PU foam layer such that the surface of the PU foam layer is formed with a plurality of molten spots; and (b) disposing a breathable elastic layer over the molten spots such that the breathable elastic layer is adhered to the PU foam layer through the molten spots.06-20-2013
156288000 Simultaneous pressure application to at least two separate sandwiches 1
20090120573Dual panel fabrication - A pair of laminated panels are simultaneously manufactured in a single panel press. A thermal band is stacked between two panel sets and then the two panel sets are simultaneously heated and compressed together in a common stack with the band, with the band being separately heated.05-14-2009
156062000 With manual drawing or engraving 1
20120037291Temporary Tattoos For Indelible Endorsement - Embodiments of the present invention provide a temporary tattoo, appliqué or decal and a method of using the tattoo on a patient to identify on that patient a selected operative site, wherein said operation is identified by name on said decal and wherein the accuracy of site selection may be endorsed by the patient and the responsible operator directly on the selected site in such a manner that the endorsement indicia remain legible after the decal is eradicated.02-16-2012
20130042957METHOD FOR OBTAINING A COMPOSITE HEMOCOMPATIBLE MATERIAL AND RESULTING MATERIAL - The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a hemocompatible material comprising a synthetic substrate and animal biological tissue, according to which said animal biological tissue is dehydrated and adhered to said synthetic substrate by means of a dispersion of the material forming said synthetic substrate. According to the invention, the animal biological tissue is only dehydrated chemically by immersing said animal biological tissue in a bath consisting of a solution containing at least 80 wt % of polyethylene glycol.02-21-2013
20130042956PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURING OF A THERMOSETTING LAMINATE - A process for the manufacturing of a decorative laminate, having an upper decorative and abrasion resistant thermosetting laminate layer and a carrying core. The upper side of the core has the abrasion resistant thermosetting laminate while the lower side of the core has a balance layer. This balance layer prevents warping of the decorative laminate while at the same time providing acoustic dampening. The balance layer includes a layer of a polymer. The balance layer and the thermosetting laminate are joined with the core by pressing. The carrying core further is provided with a dampening foil of an elastomer arranged between the upper side of the core and the abrasion resistant thermosetting laminate. The elastomer and thermosetting laminate are joined with each other and with the core by pressing. The achieved laminate is then cut into panels and provided with edges intended for joining.02-21-2013
20130042955METHOD FOR ATTACHING A FLEX CIRCUIT TO A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - Methods and systems for bonding a flex circuit to a printed circuit board (PCB) using an anisotropic conductive film (ACF) bonding process are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, supports may be attached to an electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding can in such a way that the EMI shielding can is arranged to support and/or spread forces involved in ACF bonding. The supports may be located proximate to the walls of the EMI shielding can, and positioned such that the supports effectively do not come into contact with components mounted on a PCB along with the EMI shielding can.02-21-2013
20120160393METHOD FOR MAKING BISTABLE NEMATIC LIQUID-CRYSTAL DEVICES - The object of the invention is a method for making devices with bistable nematic liquid crystals, having a nematic liquid crystal layer placed between two plates, each plate including a strip, an electrode and an alignment layer for nematic liquid crystal, at least one of said alignment layers having low zenithal anchoring for said liquid crystal, small pre-tilt and medium or strong azimuthal anchoring, wherein said at least one of the alignment layers is prepared by depositing a solution comprising a polymer, said polymer is a copolymer or a terpolymer derived from vinyl chloride and vinyl ethers, said solution further comprising an additive, selected from the group formed by aromatic polyimides, precursors of the aromatic polyamic acid type or a mixture of these compounds.06-28-2012
20110203714NANO-LAMINATE-BASED IGNITORS - Sol-gel chemistry is used to prepare igniters comprising energetic multilayer structures coated with energetic materials. These igniters can be tailored to be stable to environmental aging, i.e., where the igniters are exposed to extremes of both hot and cold temperatures (−30 C to 150 C) and both low (0%) and high relative humidity (100%).08-25-2011
20130025764Methods for Increasing Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Agents in Polymeric Films - Methods for increasing the effectiveness of one or more antimicrobial agents incorporated in polymeric films are described. The methods involve adding an antimicrobial agent promoter to the polymer prior to or when forming the film. The antimicrobial agent promoter is a blowing agent, a hydrophilic wetting agent, and/or both. Also described are polymeric films comprising antimicrobial agents and such promoters, and multilayer barrier assemblies using such films. The multilayer barrier assemblies find wide application in the medical field. Also described are multilayered polymeric films comprising a first skin layer that includes at least one gas and vapor barrier organic polymer, a core layer that comprises at least one elastomeric organic polymer, and a second skin layer that comprises at least one sealable organic polymer and at least one antimicrobial agent. Articles comprising the film are useful in various applications to include medical and health care applications. A method to provide a gas and vapor barrier and antimicrobial activity in an article comprises manufacturing an article in which the article comprises the film.01-31-2013
20120168053METHOD FOR PRODUCING FLEXIBLE METAL LAMINATE - A method for producing a flexible metal laminate includes continuously thermocompression-bonding laminate metal foils to a resin film. The thermocompression-bonding step is conducted by placing a protection metal foil between a pressure surface of a heat and pressure forming apparatus and the laminate metal foils. When the protection metal foil is subjected to an abrasion resistance test, in which the protection metal foil is placed such that a matte surface of the protection metal foil contacts a plate material having a surface equivalent to the pressure surface and in which the matte surface is rubbed against the surface of the plate material by applying a load to a shiny surface of the protection metal foil and pulling the protection metal foil, a streak is found on the matte surface only in a case where the load is over 500 g per area of 76 mm×26 mm.07-05-2012
20080196813Process Of Thermal Transfer Using Hot Melt Adhesive Lamination For Forming A Carpet Backing And Finished Carpet Or Tile Product - A method for binding a greige carpet and a secondary backing material using a hot melt adhesive is disclosed. A heated application roll may be provided and the secondary backing material may be contacted with the hot melt adhesive and greige carpet and pressed against the heated application roll.08-21-2008
20080257475FLEXIBLE ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE FILM - An electrically conductive film contains electrically connected first and second visible light-transmissive metal or metal alloy layers separated by a visible light-transmissive crosslinked polymeric layer. The film can be joined or laminated into glazing (especially non-planar vehicular safety glazing) with reduced likelihood that the metal or metal alloy layers will be damaged or distorted. The film also can transparently shield a device that can cause or is sensitive to electromagnetic interference with reduced likelihood that the metal or metal alloy layers will fracture.10-23-2008
20080257474Adhesive film bonding method - A method of bonding an adhesive film for die bonding to the rear surface of a wafer having a plurality of devices on the front surface, comprising the steps of holding the front surface side of the wafer on the holding surface of a chuck table for holding the wafer; supplying the adhesive film onto the rear surface of the wafer held on the chuck table; and rolling a pressing-roller while pressing it against the adhesive film supplied onto the rear surface of the wafer to bond the adhesive film to the rear surface of the wafer, wherein the step of rolling the pressing-roller is carried out in such a positional relation that a straight line connecting the center of the wafer and a notch becomes parallel to the axis of the pressing-roller.10-23-2008
20110192521METHOD FOR USING A SUPER-SLIPPERY THIN LAYER CHARACTERISED BY THE METHOD FOR MAKING SAME - The invention relates to the use of a super-slippery thin-layer film or coating for enhancing the lubrication capacity of a part to be subjected to great friction and wear. The film of the invention for improving the lubrication capacity of parts to be subjected to important friction and wear includes at least: a layer (08-11-2011
20100071828METHOD OF PRODUCING MULTILAYER STRUCTURE - A method of producing a multilayer structure including a substrate, an adhesive layer and a metal layer, the method including: forming the adhesive layer on the substrate or a metal foil that forms the metal layer by applying a composition containing an acrylic resin having a repeating unit that is derived from an ethylenic unsaturated monomer having a divalent sulfur atom, and applying energy to the composition; and (if the adhesive layer is formed on the substrate) forming the metal layer on the adhesive layer by laminating a metal foil or forming a metal film by evaporation or sputtering, or (if the adhesive layer is formed on the metal foil) forming an organic resin layer that forms the substrate on the adhesive layer by a casting method.03-25-2010
20100147441METHOD OF MOUNTING ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT CONSTITUTING MEMBER AND RELEVANT MOUNTING APPARATUS - A mounting method comprising the steps of (A) disposing first liquid (06-17-2010
20130075011COMPOSITE MULTILAYER SEAL FOR PEM FUEL CELL APPLICATIONS AND METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTING THE SAME - A composite seal having a multilayer elastomeric construction and method for constructing the same is provided. More specifically, the present invention provides a composite seal comprised of a low-durometer elastomer compliant layer coated with, or alternatively encapsulated by, a thin protective layer for securely sealing a bipolar plate and a membrane electrode assembly of a fuel cell. The elastomer compliant layer is preferably a silicone constituent and the thin coat protective layer is preferably a fluoroelastomer or fluoropolymer constituent suitable for bonding to the elastomer compliant layer. The foregoing layers constructing the composite seal are preferably deposited directly onto the aforementioned fuel cell components along a predetermined periphery. The resulting composite seal is thin in construction, resistive to undesired chemical and thermal reactions and provides the necessary compressive compliance without undue stress on the fuel cell assembly.03-28-2013
20120175037SYSTEM FOR AFFIXING A PATTERN ONTO A SUBSTRATE, AND CORRESPONDING METHOD - The invention relates to a system (07-12-2012
20120175036AUTOMATIC SPACERS MOUNTING SYSTEM FOR FIELD EMISSION DISPLAY AND METHOD OF AUTOMATICALLY MOUNTING SPACERS - An automatic spacers mounting system includes a horizontal arraying pallet to hold spacers therein in a horizontal direction; a posture changing pallet and a shutter. The posture changing pallet and the shutter are coupled to the horizontal arraying pallet, such that the posture changing pallet faces the horizontal arraying pallet, and are rotated by 180 degrees with the horizontal arraying pallet. An inserting guide having a plurality of guiding holes is positioned above a panel having sprayed glue thereon is placed. The posture changing pallet and the shutter are disposed above the inserting guide, the plurality of spacers are inserted into the plurality of guiding holes, and a plurality of pressing pins of a pressing chuck are inserted in the guiding holes and press the spacers against the panel.07-12-2012
20130081749METHODS OF MANUFACTURING HIGH-STRENGTH LARGE-AREA SPUTTERING TARGETS - In various embodiments, joined sputtering targets are formed at least in part by spray deposition of the sputtering material and/or welding.04-04-2013
20130081748METHODS OF MANUFACTURING LARGE-AREA SPUTTERING TARGETS BY COLD SPRAY - In various embodiments, joined sputtering targets are formed at least in part by spray deposition of the sputtering material and/or welding.04-04-2013
20130032270THERMAL COMPRESSION BONDING WITH SEPARATE BOND HEADS - A method of thermocompression (TC) bonding includes heating a semiconductor die and a substrate with at least one TC bondable material at an interface between the semiconductor die and the substrate with a bond head apparatus including a first portion and a second portion. The semiconductor die and TC bondable material or product therefrom are then cooled by removing the first portion from contacting the semiconductor die while maintaining the second portion of the bond head apparatus on the semiconductor die.02-07-2013
20130075012TAPE ATTACHING DEVICE AND TAPE ATTACHING METHOD - In the tape attaching method of cutting a tape member into conductive tape pieces and attaching the conductive tape pieces onto a plurality of attachment regions which are formed at a side edge part of a board, an attaching step in which the conductive tape pieces is attached onto the attachment region of a first press position, and a moving step, in which by driving a tape sending mechanism to perform the operation of sending the tape member while a press bonding head and a peeling unit are integrally moved relative to the board, the press bonding head is aligned with the attachment region of a second press position, and a separator is peeled from the tape member attached onto the first press position by the peeling unit during the relative movement, are repeated.03-28-2013
20100012250JIG FOR MOUNTING MULTI-LAYER PAPER PRODUCTS - A jig is used in the assembly of a laminated end product. The jig includes a generally flat sheet of rigid material that has a first step configured in the surface of that flat sheet. A laminated product such as an invitation is mounted on the jig. A second leaf is then mounted on the jig at the larger line of the step to perfectly align the first and second leafs on the jig.01-21-2010
20100043939Reinforced Hybrid Structures and Methods Thereof - The present invention discloses a method for producing a wing structure comprising producing a machined metallic bottom skin by pre-machinmg, preforming or combinations thereof, finishing the skin which serves as a mold, placing a plurality of straps on top of the skin, arranging a monolithic, fiber metal laminate, or non-reinforced metallic laminate skin on top of the plurality of straps to form a module, and curing the module, wherein the bottom skin is the load carrying element in the wing The present invention also discloses a method for producing a wing structure comprising providing a mold, placing a first monolithic, fiber metal laminate, or non-reinforced metallic laminate skin on a lay-up mold, placing a plurality of straps on top of the skin, arranging a second monolithic, fiber metal laminate, or non-reinforced metallic laminate skin on top of the plurality of straps to form a module, and curing the module.02-25-2010
20130032272APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES - The present invention relates to an apparatus for the manufacture of semiconductor devices wherein the apparatus includes a bonding module that has a vacuum chamber to provide bonding of wafers under pressure below atmospheric pressure; and a loadlock module connected to the bonding module and configured for wafer transfer to the bonding module. The loadlock module is also connected to a first vacuum pumping device configured to reduce the pressure in the loadlock module to below atmospheric pressure. The bonding and loadlock modules remain at a pressure below atmospheric pressure while the wafer is transferred from the loadlock module into the bonding module.02-07-2013
20100108234Dual-character shock isolation methodology - A shock-mitigating method which is practiceable in a connective interface existing between a pair of interconnected structures, wherein the fundamental practice steps include (a) on one side of that interface, engaging any shock-transmission event with a cushioning material which is characterized by kinetic-energy-to-heat conversion behavior, and (b), on the other side of the interface, engaging such an event with a material which is in shock communication with the cushioning material, and which is characterized by shear-lock behavior.05-06-2010
20100108232METHOD FOR FABRICATING ELECTROWETTING DISPLAYS - A method for fabricating an electrowetting display is provided. The method includes forming a plurality of hydrophilic ribs on a first substrate, forming a retaining wall surrounding the hydrophilic ribs, filling a non-polar solution within the hydrophilic ribs, forming a polar solution over the non-polar solution and the hydrophilic ribs within the retaining wall, providing a second substrate and assembling the first substrate and the second substrate.05-06-2010
20100108233METHOD FOR PRODUCING MULTILAYER INDUCTOR - A production method of a multilayer inductor is provided as one capable of readily producing a multilayer inductor which can achieve satisfactory inductance and de bias characteristics together. In this production method of the multilayer inductor, there occurs interdiffusion of a Ni component in a magnetic layer and a Zn component in a nonmagnetic sheet to form an interdiffusion layer in a region of the nonmagnetic sheet inside a conductive pattern. This method allows the interdiffusion layer to be formed without need for complicated processing of the nonmagnetic sheet. Furthermore, there is no boundary region between the magnetic layer and the nonmagnetic sheet around it, which suppresses occurrence of cracking. In the multilayer inductor, the nonmagnetic layer is located between turns of a coiled conductor to suppress degradation of dc bias characteristics and a magnetic body penetrates in a region inside the coiled conductor to suppress reduction in inductance due to provision of the nonmagnetic layer between turns of the coiled conductor.05-06-2010
20130025765METHOD FOR JOINING COMPOSITE STRUCTURAL MEMBERS USING THERMAL SPREADER - An apparatus for forming a structural member includes a tool platform and a pressure platform that may be movable relative to one another between an open position and a closed position. The apparatus may include a tool against which the member may be pressed. The tool may be supported by the tool platform and may have an inner surface. The apparatus may include a pressure bladder configured to be pressurized for applying pressure to the member. The pressure bladder may be supported by the pressure platform for pressing the member against the tool. Also included may be a heating system for heating the tool and a tool liner in thermal contact with the inner surface for distributing heat thereto.01-31-2013
20090120555Novel amylolytic enzyme extracted from Bacillus sp. A 7-7 (DSM 12368) and washing and cleaning agents containing this novel amylolytic enzyme - The invention relates to a novel amylolytic enzyme extracted from the microorganism 05-14-2009
20130133807FILM PLASTING DEVICE AND METHOD - A film pasting device for pasting a protection film on a display screen is provided, which includes: a main body having a receiving slot for receiving the protection film so as for the display screen to be disposed on the protection film; a base disposed in the receiving slot for carrying the protection film and the display screen; a positioning member disposed on the main body for positioning the display screen on the base; and a vertical movement member disposed over the main body and movable towards the base so as to provide a vertical force for pressing the display screen down, thereby pasting the protection film on top and side surfaces of the display screen through the vertical force provided by the vertical movement member and a horizontal force provided by the main body, respectively. Therefore, the present invention improves the film pasting quality and saves operation time.05-30-2013
20130068366Methods and Systems for Protecting Credit Card Account Information - The invention provides systems and methods for protecting information related to credit card accounts and other kinds of information displayed on personal and identification cards. In some embodiments, the invention further provides a credit card with a card portion displaying a first part of an account number and an electronically readable region. The credit card may also include a sleeve portion that holds the card portion and that may display a second part of an account number. The sleeve portion may have a window through which the first part of the account number is visible, so that the first and second parts of the account number provide a complete valid account number.03-21-2013
20130068365DISPERSION, METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME, AND USE THEREOF - A dispersion comprising hard material particles and at least one organic binder and/or at least one plasticizer. The hard material particles comprise an inner core comprising a fused tungsten carbide and an outer shell comprising tungsten carbide.03-21-2013
20130068367ADHESIVE-BACKED ARTICLES - Methods of preparing adhesive-backed articles and methods of applying adhesives backed articles are described. The adhesive-backed articles include a compliant film and a pressure-sensitive adhesive having a microstructured surface opposite the compliant film.03-21-2013
20090044895TISSUE-ADHESIVE MATERIALS - A multi-lamellar tissue-adhesive sheet comprises a structural layer or laminate conjoined to a tissue-contacting layer. The structural layer or laminate comprises one or more synthetic polymers having film-forming properties, and the tissue-contacting layer of material contains tissue-reactive groups. The synthetic polymers having film-forming properties are preferably biodegradable polyesters, and the tissue-reactive groups are most preferably NHS-ester groups.02-19-2009
20100006205METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING COMPOSITE STRUCTURES - A composite part is formed by a composite tape application machine that lays up a plurality of tapes on a substrate. The lateral position of the tapes may be adjusted as the tapes are being laid up.01-14-2010
20100006204Wireless enabled bags and containers - The present invention provides a process for incorporating a wireless device into a plastic container as part of the steps of manufacturing the container. The plastic container can be a flexible plastic bag and are formed of one or more sheets, generally two or more sheets of plastic film or a rigid plastic container such as a tub or tote. The bags are formed by sealing together adjacent edge portions of each film layer. One embodiment of the present invention is to incorporate a wireless device between the edge portions of the film(s) before or during sealing so that the wireless device becomes permanently sealed into the film material but is isolated from both the bag interior and the outside environment. Another embodiment is to incorporate the wireless device onto or into a plastic component that is sealed to the container, such as a nipple or port, so that the wireless device becomes permanently sealed to the container but is isolated from both the container interior and the outside environment.01-14-2010
20100006203MANUFACTURING METHOD OF PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD HAVING ELECTRO COMPONENT - A manufacturing method of a printed circuit board having an electro component is disclosed. The method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: seating an electro component, in which an electrode is formed on an upper side, on an upper side of a bonding sheet; seating an insulator, in which a cavity corresponding to the electro component has been formed, on the upper side of the bonding sheet; laminating a first insulating resin on an upper side of the insulator such that an upper side of the electro component is covered; polishing the first insulating resin such that the electrode is exposed; and forming a first circuit pattern, which is electrically connected to the exposed electrode, on the polished first insulating resin.01-14-2010
20100006202Apparatus and Method for Producing a Large-Area Fibre-Composite Structural Component - The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for producing a large-area fibre-composite structural component, in particular for the aircraft sector, comprising a predetermined shaping element, a controllable laying device for the defined laying of at least one fibrous sheet over or into the predetermined shaping element, a controllable turning device for a defined turning of the predetermined shaping element and of the laying device in relation to each other by a predetermined turning angle, and a central control device, which is connected to the laying device and the turning device for controlling of the same.01-14-2010
20130048187CURABLE ASSEMBLY AND A FILLER COMPONENT - A curable assembly which upon the application of curing conditions will form a completed component or part component comprises two pieces of composite fibre-reinforced, resin matrix material, with filler component of relatively rigid material arranged therebetween. The intermediate component is arranged to be secured between the two pieces. The filler component has a body with first and second opposing surface profiles. The filler component can be used to transmit or react a consolidating load during curing.02-28-2013
20130048188CEMENT TO MAKE THERMAL SHOCK RESISTANT CERAMIC HONEYCOMB STRUCTURES AND METHOD TO MAKE THEM - A ceramic honeycomb structure comprised of at least two separate smaller ceramic honeycombs that have been adhered together by a cement comprised of inorganic fibers and a binding phase wherein the smaller honeycombs and fibers are bonded together by the binding phase which is comprised of an amorphous silicate, aluminate or alumino-silicate glass and the cement has at most about 5% by volume of other inorganic particles. The cement may be made in the absence of other inorganic and organic additives while achieving a shear thinning cement, for example, by mixing oppositely charged inorganic binders in water together so as to make a useful cement for applying to the smaller honeycombs to be cemented.02-28-2013
20100000654ADHESIVE TAPE ATTACHING METHOD - An adhesive tape attaching method for attaching an adhesive tape to the back side of a wafer, the wafer having a device area where a plurality of devices are formed on the front side of the wafer and a peripheral marginal area surrounding the device area, wherein the back side of the wafer is formed with a circular recess corresponding to the device area and an annular reinforcing portion surrounding the circular recess so as to correspond to the peripheral marginal area. The adhesive tape attaching method includes the steps of holding the wafer and the adhesive tape in a low-pressure condition so that the back side of the wafer is opposed to the adhesive surface of the adhesive tape, fixedly providing a plate member in the condition where the plate member is opposed to the nonadhesive surface of the adhesive tape, pressing the back side of the wafer against the adhesive surface of the adhesive tape, and engaging the plate member into the circular recess formed on the back side of the wafer in the condition where the adhesive tape is closely fitted in the circular recess.01-07-2010
20100132872Method of Placing A Material Transversely on a Moving Web - Disclosed herein is a method by which a material may be placed onto a moving web in a transverse orientation. At least two assemblies, which carry either a first and a second web or a single web, periodically overlap each other in an alternating fashion such that a material may be placed upon their respective carried webs in a transverse manner. The first and second assemblies translate in a direction of web movement in order to modify the velocity of the web carried upon the assembly. Thus, with the velocities of the assemblies capable of being varied, the material may be placed in a transverse manner upon the moving web along with various other orientations.06-03-2010
20130087264NON-COMPLIANT MEDICAL BALLOON HAVING A LONGITUDINAL FIBER LAYER - A non-compliant medical balloon is formed with a first fiber layer including a first fiber and a second fiber layer over said first fiber layer. The first fiber is substantially parallel to a longitudinal axis of the non-compliant medical balloon.04-11-2013
20130087265MANUFACTURING DEVICE FOR PERMANENT MAGNET DISPOSED IN ROTATING ELECTRICAL MACHINE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME - This invention is a manufacturing device for a permanent magnet disposed in a rotating electrical machine, in which a plurality of magnet pieces, each formed by being fractured and split along a notch groove, are aligned and joined to each other with an adhesive interposed between fractured surfaces. First pressing means for aligning the plurality of fractured and split magnet pieces with the fractured surfaces opposed to each other in a thickness direction by pressing from the thickness direction of the permanent magnet, second pressing means for aligning the plurality of magnet pieces in a width direction by pressing from a width direction of the permanent magnet are provided. Moreover, third pressing means for joining the opposing fractured surfaces of the magnet piece with the interposed adhesive by pressing the plurality of magnet pieces from a longitudinal direction of the permanent magnet.04-11-2013
20090301632FENESTRATED EXTREMITY SURGICAL DRAPE - A method of forming a fenestrated extremity surgical drape includes providing improved seal integrity to reduce the occurrence of pathogenic contamination at the surgical site via migration through the seal. The seal has a non-linear configuration to eliminate uneven stress concentrations commonly located at the corners of rectilinear seals. An elastomeric apertured panel can be disposed between a film panel and a fiber/film laminate panel. These layers can be joined by a heat sealing operation along two spaced apart concentric seal locations ringing the aperture and a fenestration in the laminate panel. The assembly can then be affixed by adhering the underside(s) of one or more panels to a base drape, which has an opening aligned with the aperture and fenestration.12-10-2009
20090301631COATED PAPERS HAVING IMPROVED LABELLING PROPERTIES - A process for producing a coated paper, comprising the steps of: a) providing a base paper, the fraction of long-fibre chemical pulp in the base paper being at least 25% by weight, the base paper leaving an absolute moisture content of ISO 287 of not less than 2.5%, the base paper having a water absorbency to ISO 535 for a test time of 10 s (Cobb12-10-2009
20120216936Biosensor - A biosensor for determining the concentration of an analyte in a biological sample. The biosensor comprises a support, a reference electrode or a counter electrode or both disposed on the support, a working electrode disposed on the support, the working electrode spaced apart from the other electrode or electrodes on the support, a covering layer defining a sample chamber over the electrodes, an aperture in the covering layer for receiving a sample, and at least one layer of mesh in the sample chamber between the covering layer and the electrodes. The at least one layer of mesh has coated thereon a silicone surfactant. Certain silicone surfactants are as effective as fluorinated surfactants with respect to performance of biosensors. These surfactants, when coated onto the mesh layer of the biosensor, are effective in facilitating the transport of aqueous test samples, such as blood, in the sample chamber.08-30-2012
20130056129Absorbent Garment With Strand Coated Adhesive Components - An absorbent garment includes a body panel having a terminal waist edge, at least first and second layers terminating at the terminal waist edge and at least one elastic element disposed between the first and second layers. The body panel has at least first and second adhesive regions. The first adhesive region is defined by the at least one elastic element, which is strand coated with a first adhesive. The second region is defined by a control coating of a second adhesive applied between the first and second layers. In one embodiment, the first region has a greater sensory softness than the second region. In one embodiment, the body panel, in an unstretched condition, has a surface softness with a can deviation of coefficient of friction less than about 0.020 in the first adhesive region. A method of assembling an absorbent garment include strand coating at least one elastic element with a first adhesive and applying a control coating of a second adhesive to a portion of at least one of a first and second layer of web material.03-07-2013
20090095399METHOD FOR TRIMMING A STRUCTURE OBTAINED BY THE ASSEMBLY OF TWO PLATES - A method for trimming a structure obtained by bonding a first wafer to a second waver on contact faces and thinning the first waver, wherein at least either the first wafer or the second wafer is chamfered and thus exposes the edge of the contact face of the first wafer, wherein the trimming concerns the first wafer. The method includes a) selecting the second wafer from among wafers with a resistance to a chemical etching planned in b) that is sufficient with respect to the first wafer to allow b) to be carried out; b) after bonding the first wafer to the second wafer, chemical etching the edge of the first wafer to form in the first wafer a pedestal resting entirely on the contact face of the second wafer and supporting the remaining of the first wafer; and c) thinning the first wafer until the pedestal is reached and attacked, to provide a thinned part of the first wafer.04-16-2009
20090283198PRESSURE CONTROL MECHANISM FOR ADHESIVE THERMAL COMPRESSION BONDING MACHINES - Mechanism for controlling pressure during the adhesive thermal compression bonding provides benefits of higher production yield, improved adhesive bonding performance and quality. Springs and pneumatic pistons are utilized to provide improved pressure control during the adhesive thermal compression bonding process. All production parts have certain geometric tolerances and automatically accommodating these tolerances increases production yield by reducing waste of incompletely adhesive bonded parts. The gaps caused by the parts tolerance are closed in a controlled manner using the mechanism and the pressure is controlled for effective adhesive bonding.11-19-2009
20090283197Magnetically attractable fastening device - The present invention provides a magnetically attractable fastening device. The device comprises magnetically attractable ends joined together by a flexible bridge. The magnetically attractable ends each comprise at least one magnetically attractable element. At least one of the elements is a permanent magnet. The magnetically attractable elements are positioned in the ends of the device to provide a differential magnetic field at each end. The magnetically responsive elements are encapsulated in a non-magnetic material. The bridge that joins the ends of the device also comprise a non-magnetic material.11-19-2009
20090272479Coated Pipes for Conveying Oil - The present invention relates to an oil pipe having a lining imparting substantially reduced adhesion of asphaltenes, paraffin wax, and inorganic scale, so as to reduce plugging of said oil pipe, and impermeability to salt water so as to protect the oil pipe from corrosion.11-05-2009
20090272478Method of durably grafting a decorated fabric to a clothing - A method of durably grafting a decorated fabrics to a surface of any clothing is comprised of; 1) first step of pasting a burn out gel on each brim lines of the first patterns and gross outer line of the first pattern, which are developed on the first stencil, to allow the burn-out gel pasted on the fabric according to the first pattern and the gross outer-line of the first stencil, 2) second step of pasting grafting glue on each brim lines of the second patterns, which is developed on the second stencil, to allow the grafting glue pasted on the fabric according to the brim line of the second pattern of the second stencil, 3) third step of drying the burn out gel and the grafting glue pasted fabric on a dryer at 160° C. for 1 to 5 minutes and tear out the pattern printed fabric along the gross outer line, 4) fourth step of overlapping the fabric, which is treated as the second and the third step, on a clothing, which is engaged on a support plate, and apply heat pressing for 10 to 30 seconds at 160° C., and 5) fifth step of removing the left of burn out from the grafted fabric by washing with a weak alkali solution followed by water washing. This technology can be applied to any kind of fabrics.11-05-2009
20090056854METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITE MATERIAL - A conductive composite material is provided, including: a base layer; a conductive fiber thin-film made of conductive fiber and formed on the base layer; and a mixture layer in which part of the conductive fiber is inserted into part of the base layer.03-05-2009
20090056853LIQUID CRYSTAL MEDIUM FOR POLYMERIZATION ALIGNMENT PROCESS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal (LC) medium for polymerization alignment process includes at least a set of LC molecules, at least a set of reactive monomers, and at least one inhibitor at a concentration in a range of 0.01-1% wt of the reactive monomer. The inhibitor quenches polymerization of radicals of the reactive monomers, which is triggered by light or heat before the polymerization alignment process. Therefore influence on the reactive monomers before the polymerization alignment process is reduced and stability of the LC medium is improved.03-05-2009
20090266468METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING SHEETS OF COMPOSITE MATERIAL - A product sheet of composite material can be made by disposing composite materials of composite material in adjacent (side-by-side) relation with each other. The composite materials comprise fibers in a thermoplastic matrix material. The adjacent composite materials are bonded together to provide a product sheet of composite material. Preferably, a cross ply of composite material is disposed on the composite materials. The cross ply may be a unidirectional sheet and the fibers in the cross ply may be disposed in transverse relation to the fibers in the composite materials.10-29-2009
20090266466COATING FILM TRANSFER METHOD AND TOOL - A gluing tool, one of the embodiments of a coating film transfer tool, comprises a supply reel 10-29-2009
20130061999METHOD FOR INSTALLATION OF STATIC-CONTROL FLOORING MATERIALS - A method of installing static-control carpet tiles on top of metal access floor panels that are grounded. A “dab” of conductive adhesive, which is between approximately 0.25 and 2.0 inches in diameter and approximately between 0.05 and 0.5 inches thick provides an electrical connection between the carpet tile and the metal access floor panel, which in turn is connected to an earth ground. Static electrical charges can then travel through the carpet tile to the access floor panel and then to ground.03-14-2013
20120222793CROSSLINKABLE, CELLULOSE ESTER COMPOSITIONS AND FILMS FORMED THEREFROM - New compositions for forming films for use in optical devices are provided. The compositions comprise a cellulose and a crosslinking agent dissolved or dispersed in a solvent system. Preferred celluloses are cellulose esters such as cellulose acetates, cellulose triacetates, cellulose acetate phthalates, and cellulose acetate butyrates. Preferred crosslinking agents are triazines such as those derived from melamine and benzoguanamine. The inventive compositions can be used to form, for example, protective and/or compensation films for use in polarizing plates.09-06-2012
20110308693Low Emissivity and EMI Shielding Window Films - A low emissivity and EMI shielding transparent composite film typically for use in association with window glazing and comprising a transparent film substrate having on one side thereof an underlayer of abrasion resistant hardcoat material with at least one infrared reflective layer covering the underlayer, typically a metallic layer which may be encased in metal oxide layers, which is then covered with a thin external protective top coat of a cured fluorinated resin.12-22-2011
20110308692METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A SEAL - A method for the production of a seal includes producing a support part, providing a complete coating over the support part, producing a sealing element separate from the production of the support part and adhesively bonding the support part and the sealing element so as to form a unit. The unit is inserted into an opening of a housing.12-22-2011
20110308691METHOD AND DEVICE FOR FORMING A PACKET-LIKE BACK-TO-BACK WAFER BATCH - Method and device for forming a packet-like back-to-back wafer batch made up of a predetermined even number of wafers that are to be doped on one side. The wafers of one half of the batch are horizontally and congruously arranged on supporting surfaces of a support system which are disposed at a vertical distance from each other. Holding elements of a holding system have a horizontal upper holding surface and a horizontal lower surface and are provided so as to be movable back and forth relative to two adjacent supporting surfaces between a releasing position and a holding position. The wafers of the second half of the batch, which have previously been moved into a position that is offset by 180° relative to the position of the wafers of the first half are inserted into a holding system so each wafer of the second half rests on the horizontal upper holding surface. Each holding element is simultaneously moved outward in the horizontal direction relative to the adjacent supporting surfaces until the horizontal upper holding surface is in the releasing position and the wafer of the second half rests on the wafer of the first half in a suspended manner on the formed air cushion. Each holding element is moved inward in the horizontal direction into the holding position, in which the horizontal lower surface of the holding element fixes the two wafers.12-22-2011
20090236025APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING FOAMED MATERIALS - Apparatus and methods for producing a foamed material. Pressurized gas is introduced into a multiple-component mixture that contains a catalyst-containing component and a crosslinker-containing component. The multiple-component mixture may be directly mixed and combined with the gas in a mixing device. Alternatively, the multiple-component mixture may be combined in a first mixing device and this mixture may be subsequently combined with the gas in a second mixing device. When dispensed onto an application target, the gas entrained in the multiple-component mixture expands to form the foamed material.09-24-2009
20090236024METHOD OF MANUFACTURING WIRING SUBSTRATE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a wiring substrate is disclosed. The method includes: (a) preparing a supporting substrate including a main body and a through electrode penetrating the main body, wherein the supporting substrate includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a trace is formed on the second surface of the supporting substrate; (b) forming a build-up wiring structure by alternately forming a wiring layer and an insulating layer on the first surface of the supporting substrate; and (c) obtaining a wiring substrate by separating the build-up wiring structure from the supporting substrate. Step (b) includes: forming the wiring layer using the through electrode as a power feeding wiring, and step (c) includes: peeling the build-up wiring structure from the supporting substrate to obtain the wiring substrate.09-24-2009
20090236023Apparatus And Methods For Dispensing Adhesive To Labels - In one aspect, a vacuum drum assembly for use with a labeling apparatus includes apertures for supporting labels on an outer surface using vacuum pressure. The vacuum drum assembly may include air distributors for providing vacuum pressure to selected apertures to accommodate various lengths or widths of labels. The vacuum drum assembly may also be adjustable to vary the spacing between apertures to accommodate various lengths of labels.09-24-2009
20120111471OPTICAL ELEMENTS WITH INTERNAL OPTICAL FEATURES AND METHODS OF FABRICATING SAME - An optical element, comprising a substrate and at least one optical film. The substrate is at least partially light-transmissive. The optical film comprises at least a first optical feature and is positioned on a contact surface of the substrate. Also, a lighting device comprising at least one solid state light emitter and such an optical element. Also, methods for making an optical element by molding (e.g., film insert molding), bonding or laminating.05-10-2012
20120234455METHOD FOR PRODUCING A REAR WALL OF A SEAT BACKREST - A method is described for manufacturing a vehicle seat structure, a vehicle seat or a vehicle seat bench. A frame structure and reinforcement ribs and absorption ribs are formed on at least one back shell, whereby structural insertion components are arranged in or on the back shell and/or the frame structure.09-20-2012
20120234454WATER BONDING APPARATUS - Provided is a wafer bonding apparatus which performs pressurization and heating and eliminates nonuniformity of wafer thickness by changing the shape of a pressurizing surface so that planarity of a wafer bonding surface is improved. The wafer bonding apparatus places a plurality of wafers to be bonded between an upper unit (09-20-2012
20130160920Polyurethanes, Articles and Coatings Prepared Therefrom and Methods of Making The Same - The present invention provides polyurethanes including a reaction product of components including: (a) an isocyanate functional urethane prepolymer comprising a reaction product of components including: (i) about 1 equivalent of at least one polyisocyanate; and (ii) about 0.1 to about 0.5 equivalents of at least one diol having 2 to 18 carbon atoms; and (b) about 0.05 to about 0.9 equivalents of at least one branched polyol having 4 to 18 carbon atoms and at least 3 hydroxyl groups; and (c) up to about 0.9 equivalents of at least one polyol different from branched polyol (b) and having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, wherein the reaction product components are essentially free of polyester polyol and polyether polyol; compositions, coatings and articles made therefrom and methods of making the same.06-27-2013
20130160921Cushioned tape and method to improve playability and grip - A cushioned tape to improve the playability and feel of a hockey stick blade is disclosed. The cushioned tape contains a bottom adhesive layer, a middle cushioned layer, and a top film layer. The cushioned tape is designed to be overwrapped with protective tape such as traditional cloth hockey tape. Additionally, the cushioned tape can be used to improve the handle and grip portion of other sporting implements.06-27-2013
20130160922METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR EQUIPPING BOTTLES - A method for equipping bottles with equipment elements using a group of at least three similar container-equipping subassemblies designed to apply equipment elements to a container region of containers moving, on a transporting system, past the container-equipping subassemblies includes, during disruption-free operation, activating at least two container-equipping subassemblies of the group to equip in each case one container that has not yet been labeled by another container-equipping subassembly of the group, and during disruption-free operation, placing at least one container-equipping subassembly assigned to the group in standby mode, and in the event of disruption to a first activated container-equipping subassembly in the group, activating the container-equipping subassembly that is in standby mode to take over the function of the first container-equipping subassembly.06-27-2013
20110277904ROOM TEMPERATURE BONDING APPARATUS - A room temperature bonding apparatus according to the present invention is provided with a load lock chamber having an internal space which is pressure-reduced; and a cartridge arranged in the load lock chamber. The cartridge includes an island portion formed to contact a substrate when the substrate is put on the cartridge. A flow passage is formed for the island portion to connect a space between the cartridge and the substrate to outside when the substrate is put on the cartridge. Therefore, in the room temperature bonding apparatus can prevent making the substrate is moved to the cartridge due to gas when the internal space is pressure-reduced.11-17-2011
20110120614THERMOSETTING ADHESIVE FILM, ADHESIVE FILM WITH DICING FILM, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE USING THE THERMOSETTING ADHESIVE FILM OR THE ADHESIVE FILM WITH DICING FILM - The present invention provides a thermosetting adhesive film that is capable of improving the package reliability by preventing damage of a semiconductor chip due to pressure during die bonding of the film having a configuration where a filler is not substantially added, preventing a decrease of tensile storage modulus and preventing generation of warping due to heat shrinkage during thermosetting. It is a thermosetting adhesive film used at the time of manufacturing a semiconductor device, the film having a tensile storage modulus at 260° C. after thermosetting of 2×1005-26-2011
20110277903METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REDUCING HEAT RELEASE AND SMOKE DENSITY - A system and method for combining specific fire barrier materials along with graphic materials and interior aircraft material/parts to lower the heat release and smoke density when tested using the FAA regulated OSU Heat Release and Smoke Density Tests and/or any other test as required by any countries government in order to install graphics onto an aircraft material/part.11-17-2011
20090095400ARTICLES AND METHODS OF MASKING OR PROTECTING A SUBSTRATE - A protection sheet and method of protecting a substrate is disclosed. In an embodiment, the protection sheet comprises an adhesive coated nonwoven material. In an embodiment a surface of the protection sheet captures and retains paint overspray, dust, dirt and other contaminants so as to provide a cleaner paint job. In an embodiment the protection sheet may be laminated to a second nonwoven or woven material to allow clean removal after extended use. The protection sheet may be used to protect horizontal or vertical substrates, and is particularly suited to protect the surfaces of a paint booth used in automotive spray-painting operations.04-16-2009
20110079338Sandwich panel including honeycomb structure body and method of producing the sandwich panel - The height and width of a sheet-like filler material before it is placed in a cell of a honeycomb material is set greater than those of the honeycomb material, and after the placement, peripheral edges of the honeycomb material are fringed with filler materials to prevent a filler material from falling out of an end section cell. A liquid adhesive agent is applied to the top of cell walls facing one surface of the honeycomb material, and a surface material is pressed to that surface of the honeycomb material to which the adhesive agent is applied. Then, before the adhesive agent hardens, water-absorbing foam materials are placed in cell spaces by pressing them into the cell spaces from the other surface of the honeycomb material until they are in contact with the adhesive agent. The foam material is quickly adhered to the honeycomb material.04-07-2011
20120186718POLYMER COMPOSITIONS SUITABLE FOR INTRAOCULAR LENSES AND RELATED METHODS - A polymeric material with a molecular response time that makes it suitable for use near fragile body tissues. The polymeric material is useful for both low modulus and high modulus applications thereby simplifying the multi-part polymeric article manufacturing process and creating better integrated multi-part polymeric articles. Cross-linked polymers with different moduli may be obtained utilizing the same or similar starting materials but modifying the amount of catalyst, the amount of cross-linking agent, and/or the amount of methyl vinyl cyclics.07-26-2012
20110272076Method Of Making A Mechanical Fastening System For An Absorbent Article - A method of making a mechanical fastening system for an article includes forming an oriented nonwoven loop material from a nonwoven web of substantially continuous fibers by drawing the nonwoven web using an applied force to align constituent fibers of the nonwoven web without substantial necking or gathering of the nonwoven web in a direction perpendicular to the applied force. The drawn nonwoven web is disposed on a disposable absorbent article.11-10-2011
20100170613METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR JOINING COMPOSITE STRUCTURAL MEMBERS USING THERMAL SPREADER - An apparatus for forming a structural member includes a tool platform and a pressure platform that may be movable relative to one another between an open position and a closed position. The apparatus may include a tool against which the member may be pressed. The tool may be supported by the tool platform and may have an inner surface. The apparatus may include a pressure bladder configured to be pressurized for applying pressure to the member. The pressure bladder may be supported by the pressure platform for pressing the member against the tool. Also included may be a heating system for heating the tool and a tool liner in thermal contact with the inner surface for distributing heat thereto.07-08-2010
20090283199DEVICE AND METHOD FOR LABELING VIALS USEFUL IN SYSTEM FOR DISPENSING PRESCRIPTIONS - An apparatus for applying a label to a pharmaceutical vial includes: a base having a receiving section, a labeling section, and a pick-up section; an index member attached to the base, the index member including a receiving compartment, the index member configured to receive a vial from a vial dispenser in the receiving compartment as the receiving section is positioned over the receiving section and convey the vial to the labeling section of the base; a label source positioned to present a label to a vial located in the labeling section of the base; and a labeling assembly mounted in the labeling section of the base, the labeling assembly configured to receive the vial from the index member and apply the label to the vial. The index member is further configured to convey the labeled vial from the labeling section to the pick-up section.11-19-2009
20110297292METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN IMPROVED ELECTRICAL STEEL STRIP - The invention relates to a method for producing an electric steel strip, in particular an iron oxide-coated steel strip for use as electric sheet steel for the electrical industry; the steel strip is fed in a continuous process to a closed treatment chamber; the electric steel is conveyed into the treatment chamber at a temperature between 450° C. and 550° C. and is acted on there with compressed air and an oxygen concentration of between 0.05% and 0.2% oxygen, measured in the entire furnace chamber atmosphere; and the dew point of water is set to below −10° C. and the furnace chamber atmosphere is a reducing atmosphere; the invention also relates to the electric sheet steel and its use.12-08-2011
20110214794LABEL FILM FOR ALL-ROUND LABELS - The invention relates to a multi-layer, opaque, biaxially-oriented polyolefin film with a thickness of at least 40 μm of a vacuole-containing base layer B and intermediate layers Z applied on both sides thereof of at least 70% by weight of a propylene homopolymer, and with a thickness of at least 3 μm and a covering layer D on both sides thereof of a mixture of incompatible polymers and respectively a surface roughness Rz of at least 2.5 μm (with a cut-off of 0.25 mm). The invention also relates to the use of this film as a wrap-around label.09-08-2011
20100032075PRINT HEAD WITH REDUCED BONDING STRESS AND METHOD - A method for reducing stress between a silicon chip and a bonded mounting structure having a coefficient of thermal expansion substantially different from a coefficient of thermal expansion of the silicon chip includes the step of bonding a thermal stress-attenuating layer between the silicon chip and the mounting structure. The thermal stress-attenuating layer has a coefficient of thermal expansion that is substantially similar to the coefficient of thermal expansion of the silicon chip.02-11-2010
20120097314Method and apparatus for positioning door edge guard - A template for positioning a door edge guard on a vehicle is disclosed. The template includes a main body, an edge, which can form a cutout, which aligns with an item of known fixed position on the vehicle, such as a door handle, and a stop extending from the main body of the template to position one end of the door edge guard. The template is taped onto the vehicle or an easily removed adhesive is used or the template is magnetic. A method for positioning a door edge guard on a vehicle, includes the steps of creating a template having a main body, a cutout formed in the main body to fit over an item of known fixed position on the vehicle, and a stop extending from the main body, positioning the template so that the cutout fits over the item of known fixed position on the vehicle and the stop extends to the edge of the door, which is to receive the door edge guard, and positioning the door edge guard on the edge of the door so the one end of the door edge guard abuts the stop. In a preferred method, the item of known fixed position on the vehicle is the door handle that is on the door to which the door edge guard is applied. A preferred method also includes either taping the template in place or including an easily removed adhesive on the vehicle side of the template.04-26-2012
20100101697Textile process and product - A method for treating textile fabrics is described in which there is applied to a fabric a first treatment composition comprising a fluorochemical textile treating agent. A second treatment composition is applied to one side of the fabric such that a layer of the second treatment composition is formed on that side subsequent to a drying step. A polymeric film is then adhered to the formed layer. The process and the resulting product are characterized in that no formaldehyde of formaldehydic compounds are used in the treatment compositions or the film, and a formaldehyde scavenger is included in at least one of the treatment compositions. The resulting fabric is environmentally friendly and exhibits a high degree of soil and water resistance without sacrificing aesthetic qualities.04-29-2010
20090188602METHOD FOR GRAFTING MOLECULES OF INTEREST ON INORGANIC SURFACES, RESULTING SURFACES AND USES THEREOF - The invention concerns a method for grafting molecules of interest on a silicon substrate via a spacer compound, said grafting including at least one click chemistry reaction to the supports thus obtained as well as their uses in nanotechnologies and nanobiotechnologies, such as molecular electronics, the manufacture of biochips or of sensors.07-30-2009
20120024454METHOD FOR FABRICATING AN ANTI-FATIGUE MAT EMPLOYING MULTIPLE DUROMETER LAYERS - A method is disclosed for fabricating an anti-fatigue mat that employs a layer of resilient gel material that exhibits a first durometer. The method employs a frame assembly that receives a flexible support sheet. The frame assembly includes an aperture that receives a layer of heated liquid gel which cools to form the layer of resilient gel material exhibiting the first durometer. In one embodiment, a barrier layer exhibiting a second durometer is situated on the gel layer that exhibits the first durometer. In one embodiment, the barrier layer prevents the flow of oils from the gel layer to a flexible base sheet disposed on the barrier layer. In another embodiment, the flexible base sheet may exhibit a second durometer. In either embodiment, the layers exhibiting the first and second durometer cooperate to influence the feel of the mat to the user.02-02-2012
20120024453STRUCTURE INCLUDING HOLDER UNIT AND DEVICE UNIT AND FIXING METHOD FOR THE SAME - A structure includes a holder unit including a peripheral portion and a step portion that is higher than the peripheral portion; and a device unit including a bonding portion, an elastic portion, and a support portion that are formed integrally with each other, the support portion being elastically supported with respect to the bonding portion by the elastic portion. The bonding portion is fixed to the peripheral portion of the holder unit. The support portion is caused to contact the step portion by a restoring force of the elastic portion in an elastically deformed state.02-02-2012
20120024452METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING ABSORBENT ARTICLE - In a case where components such as side flaps and crotch portions are arranged on multiple webs which are being conveyed while being arranged side by side in the width direction of the webs, articles in various sizes can be handled easily by a web conveying step of conveying a front waistline web 02-02-2012
20120024451Kit and Method for Customization of Golf Balls - The present disclosure provides to a kit for customizing and recycling golf balls, and related methods. The kit includes one or more sets of golf ball covers, may include one or more sets of golf ball cores, and may further include a golf ball cover removal device and a golf ball cover application device. A golfer may select a golf ball cover from a set based on a desired play characteristic. For example, the golfer may select a relatively hard cover from a set of golf ball covers having different hardness values. The golfer may then apply the selected golf ball cover to a golf ball core using the golf ball cover application device. The core may be selected from a set of cores in the kit, or the core may be obtained from a recycled golf ball using a golf ball cover removal device.02-02-2012
20120024450MULTILAYER STRUCTURES CONTAINING A FLUORINATED COPOLYMER RESIN LAYER AND AN ETHYLENE TERPOLYMER LAYER - Disclosed is a multilayer film laminate comprising a layer consisting essentially of a fluorinated copolymer resin and a layer consisting essentially of an ethylene terpolymer. The ethylene terpolymer layer can be used as an encapsulant layer for solar cells and the multilayer laminate is useful as a component of photovoltaic modules. Methods for preparing photovoltaic modules are also included.02-02-2012
20120024449PARASITIC PLASMA PREVENTION IN PLASMA PROCESSING CHAMBERS - Parasitic plasma in voids in a component of a plasma processing chamber can be eliminated by covering electrically conductive surfaces in an interior of the voids with a sleeve. The voids can be gas holes, lift pin holes, helium passages, conduits and/or plenums in chamber components such as an upper electrode and a substrate support.02-02-2012
20120024448Printing ink, transfers, and methods of decorating polyolefin articles - The ink of the invention comprises a mixture of finely subdivided polyethylene powder, an aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbon solvent, a dispersing agent, an indicia material additive such as a dye or pigment and/or a physical property enhancing additive such as alumina, glass beads, silica, metal flakes, etc. Preferably high and very high molecular weight polyethylene is used, alone or in mixture with lower density polyethylene in amounts from 25 to 45 weight percent in the ink. The polyethylene can have a particle size from 1 nanometer to 150 microns, preferably from 0.1 to 100 microns.02-02-2012
20090283196Multilayered Polymeric Structure - A multilayered polymeric structure having at least two polymeric layers is provided, each layer being a mixture of a polymeric composition with carbon fibrils. The multilayer polymeric structure may include an electrically conductive material between the first and second polymeric layers. A process for making a multilayered polymeric structure for packaging electronic components is also provided. The multilayered polymeric material is used to form trays and packages for containing electrical components.11-19-2009
20100084073METHOD OF MAKING A VACUUM VESSEL - In a method of making a vacuum vessel having a pair of plates including a face plate and a rear plate bonded to each other using a bonding member, a bonding member is applied to a periphery of at least one of a pair of plates, the plates are placed in contact with each other through the bonding member disposed therebetween, parts of sides of the plates are fastened to each other using a positioning jig made of bimetal, the plates are separated from each other by placing the plates in an atmosphere and by thermally deforming the positioning jig, and the plates are fixed to each other around the entire peripheries thereof using the bonding member by performing cooling so as to reduce thermal deformation of the positioning jig and making the plates contact each other through the bonding member disposed therebetween.04-08-2010
20100084072PLANAR STRUCTURE FOR JOINING AT LEAST TWO COMPONENTS - The invention relates to a planar structure for joining, in particular for the material-uniting joining, of at least two components. According to the invention, the planar structure is flexible and formed by at least one reaction strand. The reaction strand comprises a preferably cylindrical core, which is provided, at least in some areas, with a coating, which is constructed with a plurality of coaxially applied layers with a small thickness. To produce the layers, two different materials are used, the layers being constructed alternately with one of the two materials. Because of the high degree of flexibility of the reactive planar structure and its arbitrary area extent, components with a complex geometry in the region of the joint faces as well as large-format components can be joined in a material-uniting manner without problems. The reactive planar structure can be produced here using the methods known from textile engineering with virtually any dimensions and, in addition, by a continuous industrial production process. Moreover, the invention relates to a method for providing a material-uniting connection between two components, in particular by means of the planar structure according to the invention.04-08-2010
20100084074TRANSPARENT BREATHABLE POLYURETHANE FILM FOR TATTOO AFTERCARE AND METHOD - One aspect is a method of tattoo aftercare including preparing a cover assembly for application over a newly-created tattoo. A film is applied over the tattoo and the film is left in place over the tattoo for at least 12 hours.04-08-2010
20100078113METHOD FOR DEPOSITING FILM AND FILM DEPOSITION APPARATUS - A method for depositing a film includes preparing a deposition material that is purified by sublimation, solidifying the purified deposition material in an environment having a reduced water content, conveying the solidified deposition material into a film deposition chamber through an environment having a reduced water content, and depositing a film of the solidified deposition material onto a substrate in the film deposition chamber.04-01-2010
20090277561PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPES FOR BONDING PRINTING PLATES AND METHODS OF PROVIDING THEM - The invention relates to the use of a pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising at least one resin-polymer blend of at least 50% by weight of one or more block copolymers comprising polymer blocks based on vinylaromatics and comprising polymer blocks based on 1,3-dienes and not more than 50% by weight of at least one tackifier resin for an adhesive tape for bonding flexible printing plates to printing cylinders or printing sleeves.11-12-2009
20100139835METHOD AND SYSTEM OF FABRICATING FACADE PANELS - A method and system of manufacturing multi-layered composite panels is disclosed wherein various geometrically configured inner core elements are attached along the core's edges to outer sheets of light-transmitting material using guided computer numerical control. The guided computer numerical control is used to apply adhesives and to direct adhesive cure devices, continuously or in parts, between the core and the skin to achieve an energy-efficient, structurally-enhanced integral light-transmitting façade panel.06-10-2010
20080236717PROCESS OF MANUFACTURING A MULTILAYER DEVICE AND DEVICE MANUFACTURED THEREBY - A process for forming a multilayer ceramic capacitor. The process includes depositing a ceramic precursor on a substrate and an electrode ink in a predetermined pattern on the ceramic precursor to form a green sheet. The electrode ink has an adhesion promoter incorporated therein. The green sheet is overlayed with at least one second green sheet to form a layered green sheet which is then fused under pressure.10-02-2008
20110168316METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIQUID EJECTING APPARATUS - A first film adhesive between actuator units and a supply port plate, a second film adhesive between a reservoir plate and the supply port plate, and a third film adhesive between the reservoir plate and a nozzle plate are each provided with round holes having an equal size and formed in correspondence to the locations of nozzle communication ports. Thanks to the round holes having the equal size one another, irregularity in capacities of spaces formed by layers of the first film adhesive, the second adhesive, and the third film adhesive are reduced, thereby reducing a difference of passage resistance caused in the nozzle communication ports. Accordingly, it is possible to realize a printing head capable of reducing irregularity in an amount of ejected ink and a speed of ink drops between nozzles.07-14-2011
20090288753APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PREVENTING ADHESIONS BETWEEN AN IMPLANT AND SURROUNDING TISSUES - An anti-adhesion membrane is placed onto an implant introduced into a surgical site of a patient to prevent post-surgical adhesions between the implant and surrounding tissue. The implant may comprise either biological material, such as a transplanted organ, or non-biological material such as a medical device. The membrane may be applied in a variety of ways. In one example, a membrane according to the present invention is shrink-wrapped around a pace-maker. In another example, a breast implant is spray-coated or dipped with the membrane material.11-26-2009
20090277562PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPES FOR BONDING PRINTING PLATES - Composition for preparing a crosslinked pressure-sensitive adhesive, comprising a pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising a polymer component based on one or more monomers having at least one ethylenically unsaturated bond and for which the glass transition temperatures T11-12-2009
20100170612PARTICLE LITHOGRAPHY METHOD AND ORDERED STRUCTURES PREPARED THEREBY - Particles having a non-uniform property, such as non-uniform charge, can be used to form complex yet controlled particle assemblies. In one method of fabrication, particles are located on a substrate, and a surface treatment applied to the exposed portion of the particle surface. The surface treatment modifies the particle properties within the exposed portion. One or more lithographed regions are not exposed to the surface treatment, providing spatial selectivity in inter-particle bonding after the particles are removed from the substrate.07-08-2010
20090294013METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING COMPOSITE WORKS - A method of producing a publication, artwork or packaging (12-03-2009
20090294014HOT GLUE APPLICATION DEVICE - The invention relates to a device (12-03-2009
20120291938CYCLIC OLEFIN COMPOSITIONS FOR TEMPORARY WAFER BONDING - New compositions and methods of using those compositions as bonding compositions are provided. The compositions comprise a cycloolefin copolymer dispersed or dissolved in a solvent system, and can be used to bond an active wafer to a carrier wafer or substrate to assist in protecting the active wafer and its active sites during subsequent processing and handling. The compositions form bonding layers that are chemically and thermally resistant, but that can also be softened or dissolved to allow the wafers to slide or be pulled apart at the appropriate stage in the fabrication process.11-22-2012
20110024018Solenoid Driven Application Mechanism - An apparatus for applying labels to products includes a label application station at which the labels are applied to a product and an application head movably mounted relative to a base for movement between a first operative loading position spaced from the label application station and a second operative application position at which the application head applies at least one label to a product positioned at the label application station. An electrically actuated solenoid is operatively connected to the application head to move the application head between the first and second operative positions.02-03-2011
20130213546METHOD FOR CLAMPING A CONDUIT TO A RIGID BARRIER - A method of clamping a conduit comprising a cylindrical conduit (tube or pipe) to an aperture in a rigid barrier by steps of providing a clamp with a wide plate with a peripheral flange on an obverse end and a narrower boss on an opposite end and with a central hole extending through the plate and the boss, and with a radial slot extending outwardly from the central hole to peripheral edges of both the plate and the boss. The steps include inserting a wedge into the radial slot; moving the clamp into contact with a rigid barrier; affixing the clamp to the rigid barrier with adhesive or fasteners; and removing the wedge from the radial slot.08-22-2013
20090266467Bioabsorbable Surgical Composition - Bioabsorbable macromer compositions are provided including a polymeric component possessing a lipid segment which enhances the affinity of the macromer composition to targeted tissue. In some embodiments, the polymeric component can be combined with a second component. The resulting bioabsorbable macromer composition can be employed as an adhesive or sealant for medical/surgical uses.10-29-2009
20120193009SUBSTRATE BONDING METHOD AND SUBSTRATE BONDING APPARATUS - A substrate bonding method includes: applying a predetermined load to a first substrate by causing a pressing member to come into surface contact with a predetermined region of the first substrate; and simultaneously with the applying of the predetermined load or after applying the predetermined load to the first substrate, in the state where the pressing member comes into surface contact with the first substrate, causing the first substrate to come into contact with a second substrate.08-02-2012
20080277041TRANSFERRING DEVICE AND TRANSFERRING METHOD - A transferring device 11-13-2008
20100000653HEAT-ACTIVABLE ADHESIVE TAPE PARTICULARLY FOR BONDING ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND CONDUCTOR TRACKS - Heat-activable adhesive tape particularly for producing and further processing electronic components and conductor tracks, with an adhesive composed at least of a) a polyamide having terminal amino and/or acid groups, b) an epoxy resin, c) if desired, a plasticizer, the polyamide reacting with the epoxy resin at temperatures of at least 150° C., and the ratio in weight fractions of a) to b) lying between 50:50 to 99:1.01-07-2010
20120090757FABRICATION OF TOUCH, HANDWRITING AND FINGERPRINT SENSOR - Fabrication methods for combined sensor devices include substantially transparent substrates and materials to increase the optical performance of underlying displays. A substantially transparent elastomeric material may be disposed between the substantially transparent substrates. Some fabrication processes utilize flexible substrates for at least a portion of the sensor device, and lend themselves to roll-to-roll processing for low cost.04-19-2012
20130213547Apparatuses and Methods for Bonding Substrates - A method of joining web portions includes advancing web portions onto a rotating drum such that the web portions overlap at an overlap area as the web portions wrap around the drum. The web portions each have a melting temperature. A fluid is heated to a temperature sufficient to at least partially melt the web portions. A fluid nozzle retracts from an aperture in the drum and a jet of the heated fluid is directed from a fluid nozzle onto the web portions at the overlap area. The heated fluid penetrates and at least partially melts the web portions. The web portions are at least partially melted using the heated fluid. A press member shifts through the aperture in the drum to compress the web portions between the pressure member and an anvil roll to join the web portions together at the overlap area.08-22-2013
20080230166Non-slip masking product, and methods - A masking product having an exposed non-slip surface. In some embodiments, the masking product has two non-slip surfaces, on opposite sides of the paper. The non-slip surface exposed surfaces having an increased coefficient of friction to inhibit the movement (e.g., slipping) of items present on the non-slip surface.09-25-2008
20090114334METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING METALLIC PANEL HAVING RIPPLE LUSTER - A method for manufacturing a metallic keypad panel having a ripple luster. First, a metallic thin plate is prepared. The metallic thin plate is subjected to an etching process, thereby forming a plurality of hollowed portions on the metallic thin plate. The hollowed portions are used to define a pressing region for the keypad and icons for the surface of the pressing region. The metallic thin plate is cut to form a metallic keypad panel having a predetermined shape. An electroplated layer is coated on the surface of the metallic keypad panel. Then, a layer of protective film is adhered on one side surface of the metallic keypad panel. The metallic keypad panel is disposed into a transparent mold. After an ultraviolet curable resin is injected into the mold, a light source illuminates the transparent mold to cure the ultraviolet curable resin in the mold to form a pattern layer. Finally, after the protective film on the other surface of the metallic keypad panel is peeled off, an adhesive layer is applied on the other surface of the metallic keypad panel. An elastic layer having a plurality of protrusions is adhered on the surface of the adhesive layer. Via the above steps, the metallic keypad panel is manufactured completely.05-07-2009
20090025851Use of Compositions for Removing Silicone Compounds - A method for cleaning the surfaces of panes, in particular to remove silicone compounds from the surface of panes including a composition with at least one carrier and at least one silicic acid and/or at least one silicate. The composition additionally can include at least one adhesion promoter composition. A method for using such compositions to efficiently remove silicone compounds from glass or glass ceramic surfaces without damaging the glass or glass ceramic surface. A method of cleaning a surface prior to bonding the surface with a second surface. A composition with at least one solvent, at least one adhesion promoter substance, at least one substance selected from among the group consisting of silicic acid and/or silicate and at least one additive.01-29-2009
20090014110FOLDABLE TRANSACTION CARDS AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME - Transaction cards are provided wherein the foldable transaction cards have internal hinge material disposed within the foldable transaction card and fold lines for folding the transaction cards. In addition, foldable transaction card systems are provided, whereby transaction cards, having the internal hinge material, are provided within housings, cases or carriers. Moreover, methods of making foldable transaction cards are provided.01-15-2009
20110220265Preparation for External Use - A preparation for external use which, even when ingredients such as a drug, absorption accelerator, and plasticizer are contained therein in a large amount, is excellent in pressure-sensitive adhesive properties including cohesive force and which, when a drug is contained therein, enables the drug to have excellent percutaneous absorbability. The preparation for external use includes a pressure-sensitive-adhesive matrix layer, wherein the pressure-sensitive-adhesive matrix layer comprises a pressure-sensitive adhesive base comprising a hydroxylated polymer, a boron compound, and silicic acid.09-15-2011
20090211687Method for manufacturing multilayer electronic component - The present invention aims to provide a method for manufacturing a multilayer electronic component capable to remove a multilayer body very easily from the press mold without breaking the multilayer body when removing a green sheet multilayer body applied with a pressure from the press mold, furthermore has no waste of material, contributes to the environment conservation, and also easy to automate. Among the plurality of green sheets constituting a multilayer body 08-27-2009
20090199947Solid Joint Obtained by Heat Projection - The invention relates to a composite material element (08-13-2009
20090199946TOOL AND METHOD FOR BONDING LAYERS OF A METALLIC AXISYMMETRIC STRUCTURE HAVING COMPLEX CURVATURES - A tool and method for bonding layers of a shell by the differential pressure bonding process. The tool and method includes a plurality of separable mandrel segments that combine to form a mandrel having a longitudinal axis, an outer surface, an upper end, and at least one substantially continuous inner surface. The inner surface has a substantially axisymmetric shape having complex curvature. In this embodiment, the tool further includes a retort configured to at least partially shroud the outer surface and upper end of the hollow body. The retort includes at least one vacuum port. The tool is configured to facilitate the compression of a plurality of layers of a multi-layer shell having complex curvature as the shell layers and an interdisposed bonding material are heated to an elevated bonding temperature.08-13-2009
20120067500DEVICE FOR FABRICATING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal panel P is positioned and held by a plurality of first locating pins 03-22-2012
20120067499FIXING OF VACUUM INSULATION PANELS IN COOLING APPARATUSES - A polyurethane foam reaction system to fix over an area of a vacuum insulation panel (VIP) on an inside of an outer wall of a cooling apparatus and/or on a outside of a wall of a inner container of the cooling apparatus, where the reaction system includes the following components: an organic and/or a modified organic polyisocyanate; at least one high molecular weight compound having at least two hydrogen atoms which are reactive toward a isocyanate group; a blowing agent; a catalyst; and a foam stabilizer, where the components are selected to obtain a closed-cell polyurethane foam having a free-foamed density of 50 to 1100 g/l and a compressive strength of ≧15 kPa, excluding rigid integral foams.03-22-2012
20120067498METHOD FOR THE THERMAL JOINING OF TWO COMPONENTS, AND A THERMAL JOINING STRIP - A method for a thermal joining of two thermoplastic components includes arranging at least one reactive sheet entity in a mating zone between the two thermoplastic components. A multiply perforated metallic sheet entity configured as a bonding agent is disposed on each side of the at least one reactive sheet entity, at least in some regions of the mating zone. The at least one reactive sheet entity is activated so as thermally join the two thermoplastic components in the regions of the mating zone.03-22-2012
20090320986VIA HOLE FORMING METHOD USING ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTING METHOD - A via hole forming method and a multilayered board manufacturing method improve manufacturing yield by reducing the required processes. The via hole forming method includes a first step of forming a toner image by attaching toner particles, containing a conductive material and having a protruding portion, onto the surface of a first photosensitive member so that the protruding portion is directed to the outside; and a second step of opposing the surface of the first photosensitive member to one principal surface of a green sheet containing an insulating material and transferring the toner image to the one principal surface of the green sheet so that the protruding portions of the toner particles protrude into the green sheet so as to reach the other principal surface of the green sheet and the toner particles are buried in the green sheet. The via holes are formed using an electrophotographic printing method.12-31-2009
20090101269ADHESIVE TAPE - Adhesive tape, preferably for wrapping elongate material such as, more particularly, lines or cable looms, having a tapelike carrier composed of a weft insertion knit, and having a preferably pressure-sensitive adhesive coating applied at least to one side of the carrier, the weft yarn in the weft insertion knit being composed of a textured filament yarn.04-23-2009
20110139330METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DISCHARGE PORT MEMBER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING LIQUID DISCHARGE HEAD - A method for manufacturing a discharge port member used in a liquid discharge head, comprising in the following order, preparing a substrate at least whose surface is conductive, the substrate having, formed on said surface, a first insulating resist for forming a discharge port and a second insulating resist for forming a recessed portion of a wall of a flow path, forming on surface a first plating layer by plating using said first resist and said second resist as a mask, removing said second resist, forming a second plating layer on an exposed portion of said substrate from which said second resist has been removed, said second plating layer being formed by plating using said first resist as a mask, said second plating layer forming said recessed portion of said wall, and removing said first resist to form said discharge port and removing said substrate.06-16-2011
20090000722REMOVABLE ADHESIVE TAPE AND PULL TAB, AND METHOD OF FORMING - A stretch releasing adhesive tape Keith an improved pull tab is disclosed. Methods are provided by which a single tab film may be adhered to an elongated strip of stretch releasing adhesive tape to form a manually engageable pull tab at a selected location. Such a pull tab may be foldable so as to comprise an unobtrusive visual appearance and may also be extendable so that the pull tab may be grasped to activate the stretch release.01-01-2009
20090107611Weather-resistive barrier for buildings - We form a weather-resistive barrier on a building by applying a flexible and compressible latex foam comprising one or more polymer having a glass transition temperature of less than 25° C. on the gaps between adjacent sheets of construction sheathing and coating the sheets and the foam with an aqueous coating composition. The aqueous coating composition is flexible and can comprise the same one or more polymer as the polymer in the foam.04-30-2009
20090229733DOUBLE-SIDED PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET AND METHOD FOR FIXING PLASTIC FILM - The present invention provides a double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet including a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer which has a thickness of 3 to 15 μm and contains a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition containing the following acrylic polymer (a) and acrylic oligomer (b), wherein the acrylic oligomer (b) is contained at a proportion of 10 to 35 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the acrylic polymer (a), 09-17-2009
20090229731PROCESSING DEVICE - The invention concerns a processing device for processing workpieces that are preferably made at least partially of wood, wooden materials, plastics or the like, comprising a machine bed and at least one processing unit joined to the machine bed, wherein the machine bed comprises a base body that is made at least in sections of a curable compound. The processing device of the invention is characterised in that the base body and/or at least a part of the processing unit is made at least in sections of cementitious concrete, in particular fibre concrete.09-17-2009
20090229732STRETCH RELEASABLE ADHESIVE - A stretch releasable adhesive article includes first and second opposed major surfaces and a pull tab, and at least a portion of at least one of the first and second major surfaces is adhesive. The adhesive article has a cross-sectional area—as measured normal to the axis defined by a stretch release force applied to the pull tab during the stretch release process—that has a defined width to thickness ratio, and the adhesive article may have a visible light transmission of at least about 90%, and a haze of no greater than 5%.09-17-2009
20090229730PROCESSING DEVICE - The invention relates to a processing device for processing workpieces that are preferably made at least partially of wood, wooden materials, plastics or the like, comprising a machine bed and at least one processing unit joined to the machine bed, wherein the machine bed comprises a base body that is made at least in sections of concrete, in particular steel reinforced concrete. The processing device of the invention is characterised in that the base body comprises a preferably planar base portion and at least one shank portion.09-17-2009
20090250153METHOD FOR FABRICATING A COMPONENT HAVING AN ENVIRONMENTAL BARRIER COATING - A method for fabricating a component having an environmental barrier coating. The method includes providing a component including silicon having a first coefficient of thermal expansion. A bondcoat is bonded to at least a portion of an outer surface of the component. An intermediate layer having a general composition of RE10-08-2009
20090314409Apparatus and Method of Reinforcing a Conduit or Vessel - A web for reinforcing the wall of a vessel or conduit, and methods of installation therein, is disclosed. The vessel or conduit is any structure that has a concave or arched inner surface. The web is comprised of an elongated composite laminate that has a fabric layer with a plurality of fibers embedded into a cured resin matrix. When cured on a curing surface, the composite laminate retains an elastic memory of the curing surface such that the composite laminate is substantially self-supporting against the inside surface of the wall due to its elastic memory. In use, a tack coat of epoxy with viscosities ranging from low to high, or gel epoxy, is applied to at least a portion of the bottom side of the laminate, which is then applied to the inside surface of the wall so as to reinforce the wall. Multiple such composites may be applied to the wall in turn in a ring pattern or in a spiral pattern, overlapping at least one recently applied composite to form a water-tight seal within the conduit and to reinforce the conduit.12-24-2009
20090314411ELECTROMAGNETIC NOISE SUPPRESSOR, ARTICLE WITH ELECTROMAGNETIC NOISE SUPPRESSING FUNCTION AND THEIR MANUFACTURING METHODS - An electromagnetic noise suppressor of the present invention includes a base material containing a binding agent and a composite layer formed by integrating the binding agent that is a part of the base material and the magnetic material. This electromagnetic noise suppressor has high electromagnetic noise suppressing effect in the sub-microwave band, and enables it to reduce the space requirement and weight. The electromagnetic noise suppressor can be manufactured by forming the composite layer on the surface of the base material by physical vapor deposition of the magnetic material onto the surface of the base material. The article with an electromagnetic noise suppressing function of the present invention is an electronic component, a printed wiring board, a semiconductor integrated circuit or other article of which at least a part of the surface is covered by the electromagnetic noise suppressor of the present invention.12-24-2009
20130213548METHOD FOR PRODUCING THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER COMPOSITION, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING COMPOSITE ARTICLE - A method for producing a thermoplastic elastomer composition includes: (1) a step of dynamically vulcanizing 50 to 90% by weight of (A) an oil-extended ethylene-α-olefin-based copolymerized rubber and 10 to 50% by weight of (B) a propylene-based resin, where the total amount of the oil-extended ethylene-α-olefin-based copolymerized rubber (A) and the propylene-based resin (B) is taken as 100% by weight, in the presence of a crosslinking agent, thereby obtaining a thermoplastic elastomer, wherein the oil-extended ethylene-α-olefin-based copolymerized rubber (A) contains 100 parts by weight of an ethylene-α-olefin-based copolymer rubber having a Mooney viscosity (ML08-22-2013
20100212803SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF REINFORCING A PIPE USING FIBER BUNDLES - A method of reinforcing a pipe or other structure using fiber reinforced polymer includes coating a raw carbon and/or other types of fiber roving with an epoxy or other resin, selectively directing the fiber roving through a positioning assembly of a reinforcing system, splaying the fiber roving that exits the positioning assembly onto a pipe wall or other surface, rotating the positioning assembly about an axis to place splayed fiber roving along a first circumferential section of the pipe wall or other surface and moving the positioning assembly along a longitudinal axis of the pipe or other structure to selectively place splayed fiber roving along a second circumferential section of the wall.08-26-2010
20090314410TACTILE SENSOR HAVING MEMBRANE STRUCTURE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to a sensor capable of sensing temperature or force applied by a user. According to an aspect of the present invention, the tactile sensor includes a polymer layer having a concave portion and a membrane on a lower portion, wherein the membrane is formed by a concave portion, a resistant layer formed on a part of the polymer layer, and a conduction layer formed around the resistant layer. According to another aspect of the present invention, the tactile sensor includes a first polymer layer, a resistant layer formed on a part of the first polymer layer, a conduction layer formed around the resistant layer, a second polymer layer provided over the conduction layer and having a concave portion formed therein, and a base layer connected to the second polymer layer.12-24-2009
20100193103AUTOMATED FIBER PLACEMENT USING NETWORKED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES - A composite laminate is laid up by applying differently configured courses of composite tape over different sectors of a tool surface using a plurality of independently controlled tape application vehicles.08-05-2010
20100212804BRITTLE POLYMERIC FILM & TAMPER EVIDENT LABELS MADE THEREFROM - A process for the production of a polymeric film comprising a copolyester having an acid component and a diol component, said acid component comprising a dicarboxylic acid and a sulfomonomer containing a sulfonate group attached to the aromatic nucleus of an aromatic dicarboxylic acid, said process comprising the steps of: (i) melt-extruding a layer of said copolyester; (ii) stretching the extrudate in at least one direction; (iii) heat-setting the film by raising the temperature of the stretched film to a temperature T08-26-2010
20100236684PLASMA DEPOSITION TO INCREASE ADHESION - Plasma etching of a liquid dielectric material such as a polyurethane solution results in volatile byproducts that are deposited onto the surface of an inert substrate. The surface treatment increases adhesiveness so that the surface of the inert material may be bonded to another material. Portions of a medical device comprising an inert substrate such as a fluoropolymer may therefore be securely affixed to other portions of the medical device formed of polymeric, metallic, or ceramic materials.09-23-2010
20100276056RADIATION THERAPY MASK TAPE AND RELATED METHOD - A flexible, durable, cushioning and/or resilient adhesive-backed tape for use with a radiation therapy mask for protecting a user from sharp or pointed curved edges defined thereby. The adhesive is capable of securing the tape to the edges of a radiation therapy mask for an extended period of time. The adhesive tape includes a resilient and/or compressive layer that defines an axially-extending, substantially solid central portion and at least one peripheral portion that defines a plurality of segments that extend from said central portion. The segments allow the tape to conformably attach to a curved edge of a mask and substantially cover and cushion the edge. A liner is removably adhered to the compressive layer for selectively exposing the adhesive and readying the tape for use.11-04-2010
20100224304Method of Implanting RFID Tags in Corrugated Paperboard - The disclosure concerns a method, an apparatus and a system for producing or equipping paperboard such that information carriers can be implanted between two layers of material, together with a piece of paperboard material produced in this way and a package. In particular, the disclosure concerns the implantation of an information carrier in corrugated paperboard, taking into account cuts that are subsequently to be made in the transverse direction, the distance of the position at which the cross-cuts are made from the position at which the information carriers are applied, and the movement executed by the web of material between the application position and the cross-cutting position.09-09-2010
20100224303METHOD TO BUILD ROBUST MECHANICAL STRUCTURES ON SUBSTRATE SURFACES - A robust mechanical structure is provided to prevent small foundation structures formed on a substrate from detaching from the substrate surface. The strengthened structure is formed by plating a foundation metal layer on a seed layer and then embedding the plated foundation structure in an adhesive polymer material, such as epoxy. Components, such as spring probes, can then be constructed on the plated foundation. The adhesive polymer material better assures the adhesion of the metal foundation structure to the substrate surface by counteracting forces applied to an element, such as a spring probe, attached to the plated foundation.09-09-2010
20100218877METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADHERING SHEETS TOGETHER WITHOUT TRAPPED BUBBLES AND EASY DETACHMENT OF STACK - Disclosed is a method and apparatus for bonding sheets together without trapping bubbles between two adjacent sheets and a procedure for easy detachment of the completed stack of bonded together sheets from the apparatus that constructed it. The present invention is particularly well suited for use with apparatus for construction of three-dimensional objects from a stack of thin sheets bonded together.09-02-2010
20100236685Transfer Device and Transfer Method for Printed Sheets of Paper - An object is to provide a transfer device and a transfer method for printed sheets of paper that are capable of matching the traveling speed of a transfer film to the conveying speed of printed sheets of paper irrespective of the thickness of printed sheets of paper. The transfer device includes a transfer section for transferring patters of a transfer film onto a surface of each of printed sheets of paper conveyed by a cylinder; a traveling speed setting means for setting the traveling speed of a transfer film according to the thickness of each of the printed sheets of paper; and a speed control means for controlling the actual traveling speed of the transfer film so as to match the actual traveling speed of the transfer film to the traveling speed of the transfer film set by the traveling speed setting means.09-23-2010
20100236686Aluminum Phosphate Compounds, Compositions, Materials and Related Composites - Composites and methods relating to the use of inventive aluminophosphate compounds and films thereof with glass, ceramic and non-oxide ceramic substrates.09-23-2010
20100252167Apparatus and method of material bonding using captive plungers - An apparatus and method of material bonding using captive plungers is disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a base plate to have multiple holes in an array, multiple captive plungers each surrounded by a compressible spring to couple to the multiple holes in such a way which allows each of the multiple captive plungers to vertically move in a confine of each of the multiple holes corresponding to the each of the multiple captive plungers, and a fastening device to apply a force to bond two or more parts placed on top of each other with a bonding material in between the two or more parts through pressing the base plate to the two or more parts such that the force delivered through the multiple captive plungers to the two or more parts is concentrated to the array.10-07-2010
20100200144BONDING METHOD, BONDED BODY, DROPLET EJECTION HEAD, AND DROPLET EJECTION APPARATUS - A bonding method of manufacturing a bonded body is provided. The bonding method comprises: after providing a first object in which a plasma polymerization film having a surface is formed on a base member, applying an energy to the surface of the plasma polymerization film to activate the surface; after providing a second object having a surface to be bonded to the surface of the plasma polymerization film of the first object and no plasma polymerization film onto the surface of the second object, bonding the surface of the second object and the surface of the activated plasma polymerization film so that the surface of the plasma polymerization film is bonded to the surface of the second object to obtain the bonded body.08-12-2010
20100000655Memory Module Assembly Including Heat Sink Attached To Integrated Circuits By Adhesive And Clips - A memory module assembly includes two-plate heat sink attached to one or more of the integrated circuits (e.g., memory devices) of a memory module PCBA by adhesive. The adhesive is either heat-activated or heat-cured. The adhesive is applied to either the memory devices or the heat-sink plates, and then compressed between the heat-sink plates and memory module using a fixture. The fixture is then passed through an oven to activate/cure the adhesive. The two heat sink plates are then secured by a clip to form a rigid frame.01-07-2010
20110056609ADHESIVE PREPARATION - The invention provides an adhesive preparation including a backing, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer which contains a drug and is disposed on at least one side of the backing; in which the backing includes a polyester film having a thickness of 0.5 to 6.0 μm, and a polyester nonwoven fabric directly bound to the film. The pressure-sensitive adhesive layer preferably is directly or indirectly laminated on the nonwoven-fabric side of the backing The adhesive preparation of the invention is flexible enough to comply to the skin and has reduced skin irritation and high stability.03-10-2011
20100059163LABELING ARRANGEMENT FOR LABELING BEVERAGE BOTTLES - A labeling arrangement for labeling beverage bottles. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 C.F.R. §1.72(b). As stated in 37 C.F.R. §1.72(b): A brief abstract of the technical disclosure in the specification must commence on a separate sheet, preferably following the claims, under the heading “Abstract of the Disclosure.” The purpose of the abstract is to enable the Patent and Trademark Office and the public generally to determine quickly from a cursory inspection the nature and gist of the technical disclosure. The abstract shall not be used for interpreting the scope of the claims. Therefore, any statements made relating to the abstract are not intended to limit the claims in any manner and should not be interpreted as limiting the claims in any manner.03-11-2010
20110056608METHOD FOR COUNTERACTING CURLING TENDENCY OF GAS BARRIER FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING GAS BARRIER FILM, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A method for counteracting the curling tendency of a gas barrier film having a tendency to curl up with a support side thereof facing inside, comprising (1) heating the gas barrier film from the support side thereof to thereby control the support temperature to fall between Tg and Tg+40° C., and (2) conveying the film in the roller circumferential direction within one second after the temperature of the support has reached Tg, while a part of the gas barrier layer of the gas barrier film is kept in contact with a film surface center part noncontact roller wherein Tg means the glass transition temperature of the support.03-10-2011
20100218878Treated Textile Substrate and Method For Making A Textile Substrate - Compositions and methods for treating textile substrates to obtain superior liquid repellent properties are disclosed. Durable microscopic surface structures imparted to the fibrous substrate allow liquids to bead up and roll off of its surface. Mechanical abrasion or sanding techniques may be used to create the microscopic surface structures on the surface of a fibrous textile substrate, without substantially breaking fibers, followed by a chemical treatment using, for example, fluorocarbon-containing repellent compositions. Particles may be employed in combination with repellent compositions to achieve superior repellent properties. A property of the roughened surface fibers, the Roughness Factor, is used to characterize the microscopic surface structures on the treated textile surface. Treated textile substrates are disclosed which achieve superior water and oil repellency, even after multiple abrasion or laundering cycles.09-02-2010
20100218875DIFFUSION BARRIERS IN MODIFIED AIR BRAZES - A method for joining two ceramic parts, or a ceramic part and a metal part, and the joint formed thereby. The method provides two or more parts, a braze consisting of a mixture of copper oxide and silver, a diffusion barrier, and then heats the braze for a time and at a temperature sufficient to form the braze into a bond holding the two or more parts together. The diffusion barrier is an oxidizable metal that forms either a homogeneous component of the braze, a heterogeneous component of the braze, a separate layer bordering the braze, or combinations thereof. The oxidizable metal is selected from the group Al, Mg, Cr, Si, Ni, Co, Mn, Ti, Zr, Hf, Pt, Pd, Au, lanthanides, and combinations thereof.09-02-2010
20100300599Apparatus And Process To Apply Adhesive During Labeling Operations - A labeling apparatus and method for applying individual labels onto individual objects moving along a conveyor includes a label delivery mechanism configured to hold a plurality of the labels and operable to deliver individual ones of the labels adjacent to the conveyor. A non-contact adhesive spray applicator including at least one nozzle having a plurality of individual adhesive discharge orifices may be positioned and arranged to discharge adhesive from the orifices onto either the labels or the objects such that the labels may be respectively adhered to the objects.12-02-2010
20130139944METHOD OF MANUFACTURING LIQUID EJECTION HEAD - A liquid adhesive is applied onto a surface of a base plate having flow channels formed as recesses or through-grooves, by transferring the liquid adhesive from a rotating cylinder coated with it to the surface of the base plate. The base plate is then bonded to a cover plate having ejection energy generating elements via the applied adhesive to be made into a liquid ejection head. For evenly applying the liquid adhesive onto the surface having the recesses or through-grooves as flow channels, the surface is additionally provided with dummy recesses for compensating for variance of contact length orthogonal to the transfer direction due to uneven or asymmetrical arrangement of the recesses or through-grooves.06-06-2013
20130139947Filter Element and Process for Producing a Filter Element - The invention relates to a hotmelt adhesive including a hotmelt adhesive mixture, the mixture having a 15-85% by weight of a first polyester-based hotmelt adhesive and a 15-85% by weight of a second, polyamide-based hotmelt adhesive.06-06-2013
20120241069Direct Synthesis of Patterned Graphene by Deposition - A graphene pattern is fabricated by forming a pattern of passivation material on a growth substrate. The pattern of passivation material defines an inverse pattern of exposed surface on the growth substrate. A carbon-containing gas is supplied to the inverse pattern of the exposed surface of the growth substrate, and patterned graphene is formed from the carbon. The passivation material does not facilitate graphene growth, and the inverse pattern of exposed surface of the growth substrate facilitates graphene growth on the exposed surface of the growth substrate.09-27-2012
20110126957MULTI-LAYER FIRE PROTECTION MATERIAL - A flexible or rigid multilayer material for fire protection applications. The multilayer fire protection material includes an inorganic fibrous layer and an endothermic layer. The layers of the fire protection material are bonded together to form a single sheet material without the use of auxiliary bonding means.06-02-2011
20110240201METHOD OF MANUFACTURING MICROSTRUCTURE - Provided are methods of manufacturing microstructures, in which at least one viscous composition each containing at least one active ingredient is disposed directly or indirectly on a first substrate and/or a second substrate and the viscous composition(s) is elongated between the first and second substrates. The methods are simpler and more cost-effective.10-06-2011
20110024020TAPE ADHERING METHOD AND TAPE ADHERING DEVICE - A tape adhering device (02-03-2011
20110061785PAPER LAMINATES HAVING IMPROVED EASY CLEAN AND ABRASION RESISTANCE PROPERTIES - The present disclosure pertains to a process for preparing a laminate comprising: providing a dried overlay and a base sheet wherein at least one of the dried overlay and the base sheet comprises a resin-impregnated, opaque, cellulose pulp-based sheet; applying a fluorourethane to the dried overlay to form a treated overlay; drying the treated overlay; and laminating the treated overlay to the base sheet. The disclosed process hereby produces a laminate whose outer surface is modified with the fluorourethane and the cleanability, oil repellency, and abrasion resistance of such a laminate is improved.03-17-2011
20110120615RADIATION-CROSSLINKABLE FOAMED SELF-ADHESIVE BASED ON VINYLAROMATIC BLOCK COPOLYMERS - Self-adhesive consisting of a mixture having at least one tackifier resin, expanded polymeric microbeads and a polymer blend made up of thermoplastic and/or non-thermoplastic elastomers with at least one vinylaromatic block copolymer containing a fraction of more than 30% by weight of 1,2-linked diene in the elastomer block.05-26-2011
20100032074DIALDIMINE, EMULSION CONTAINING DIALDIMINE, AND BICOMPONENT POLYURETHANE COMPOSITION, AND THE USE THEREOF - The present invention relates to dialdimines of the formula (I) and emulsions and uses thereof. In particular, they can be used for the preparation of pasty curing agent or accelerator components for polymers having isocyanate groups, which lead to very high early strength, which have good flow behaviour on pumping and which can be formulated without VOC solvents, in particular without N-alkylpyrrolidones. These components can be homogeneously or inhomogeneously mixed in an outstanding manner, in particular in a laminar manner, with components which contain polyurethane polymers having isocyanate groups, the two-component compositions thus obtained curing rapidly, having extremely high early strength and remaining without annoying weaknesses.02-11-2010
20100218876REFLECTIVE ROOFING MATERIALS - A roofing and/or siding material having a resulting reflectivity of at least about 50%. The roofing and/or siding material includes a base sheet/membrane, a reinforcement material and a multi-layer reflective film material.09-02-2010
20110240200Method of forming a joint - A method of forming a joint between a first component and a second component, the first component comprising a plurality of layers of fibres impregnated with a thermosetting matrix. A welding interface element is provided with an array of pointed prongs. One or more of the layers of fibres are penetrated with the prongs, either before or after the fibres have been impregnated with the thermosetting matrix. The first component is cured by heating the thermosetting matrix after the prongs have been embedded. A thermoplastic weld is formed between the second component and the welding interface element.10-06-2011
20110083785ELECTRODE FORMING METHOD - The present invention provides an electrode forming method in which an electrode layer is formed on a solid electrolyte, capable of obtaining an electrode layer having a large electrode surface area, decreasing the number of steps required in formation of the electrode layer and reducing a human labor and time. The electrode forming method of the invention is an electrode forming method, in which a metal salt solution and a reducing agent solution are disposed on respective both sides of a solid electrolyte form and the metal salt solution is caused to pass through the solid electrolyte form by osmosis to thereby deposit a metal near the interface on the reducing agent solution side of the solid electrolyte form to thereby form the electrode on the solid electrolyte form.04-14-2011
20090218028ALIGNED SURFACE-ENHANCED RAMAN SCATTERING PARTICLES, COATINGS MADE THEREBY, AND METHODS OF USING SAME - A surface-enhance Raman scattering (SERS) film is disposed on a portion of an asymmetrical optical coating of a core. The core has diameter in a range from about 10 nanometer (nm) to about 1,000 nm. The asymmetrical optical coating is in contact with a covering the core. The SERS film, the asymmetrical optical coating, and the core make up a particle. The particle is disposed on a mounting substrate.09-03-2009
20090038733Method and device for attaching a supplementary product that is at least approximately flat to a side of a printed product - For attaching at least one flat supplementary product to a printed product, one leaf of the printed product is brought from a folded configuration into an essentially horizontal orientation. A supplementary product is attached, especially by an adhesive, to this horizontal leaf, preferably from above. Supplementary products can be attached to the front side and to the rear side of the printed product. The supplementary product is, for example, a commercial sample or a card.02-12-2009
20080302460Method and system for manufacturing garments with support panels - A method for garment manufacture fixes a smaller panel to a larger piece of body fabric using adhesive to form a panel/body fabric assembly that provides at least one of smoothness, fit adjustability, support and/or control to the a garment. The adhesive is applied to a predetermined limited region of the panel. The adhesive is a thermosetting adhesive. After the adhesive is applied, the body fabric is assembled to the panel. A system of fixing the panel to the body fabric provides a coordinate surface that supports and places the body fabric and the panel in a fixed predetermined location. An adhesive dispenser is positioned relative to the coordinate surface by a controller based upon the coordinates of the panel on the coordinate surface. The dispenser then dispenses adhesive on the. The system aligns and assembles the body fabric to the panel to form the body fabric/panel assembly.12-11-2008
20110083784WELDING MACHINE INCORPORATING VACUUM TRACK ASSEMBLY - A welding machine having a frame that includes end supports spanned by a top beam with a truncated V-shaped cross-section. A vacuum track assembly disposed vertically beneath the top beam retains fabrics to be welded on a perforated surface using suction. A welding head travels along the top beam and applies heat and pressure to the surface to weld the fabrics together. The top beam and vacuum track assembly are extendable by including additional unit segments from which the beam and assembly are constructed.04-14-2011
20100126650PROCESS FOR PRODUCING PREPARATION FOR ORAL ADMINISTRATION - A process for producing an oral preparation containing a first water-swellable gel-forming layer and a second water-swellable gel-forming layer as outermost layers, a medicine being sealed in an inner space formed by bonding the periphery of the first water-swellable gel-forming layer and the periphery of the second water-swellable gel-forming layer either directly or via an adhesive layer, the process including (a) a step of forming a first water-swellable gel-forming layer, (b) a step of forming a recess in a predetermined area of the first water-swellable gel-forming layer, (c) a step of filling the recess with a medicine to obtain a medicine-containing body, and (d) a step of forming a second water-swellable gel-forming layer over the medicine-containing body directly or via an adhesive layer so that the first water-swellable gel-forming layer and the second water-swellable gel-forming layer are bonded around the recess, and a process for continuously producing the oral preparation are disclosed. According to the above process for producing an oral preparation, an oral preparation in which the medicine is completely masked so that the medicine can be administered without a problem of bitterness and odor of the medicine can be efficiently produced without causing the medicine to deteriorate due to heat history, without a loss of the medicine, and without a limitation to the amount of the medicine to be added.05-27-2010
20110100522Cold press and method for the production of green compacts - A cold press and a method for the production of green compacts for diamond-containing tool segments, comprising a tool matrix and a top ram and a bottom ram assigned to a matrix adapter from opposite directions for the purpose of compressing sinterable metal powder and diamond granules after both of these materials have been fed to the matrix adapter is known.05-05-2011
20110073238COMPOSITE MATERIAL PLACEMENT METHOD AND SYSTEM - To apply a course on a layup mold, a ply boundary that defines a ply area on the layup mold is determined and a tape of composite material is applied on the ply area at an oblique angle relative to the ply boundary. In addition, a leading edge of the tape is butt cut and the leading edge, and the ply boundary essentially converge. Furthermore, a trailing edge is generated. The trailing edge is a butt cut and the trailing edge and the ply boundary essentially converge.03-31-2011
20110073237MOULD FOR MANUFACTURING OF WIND TURBINE BLADES - A mould system for manufacturing wind turbine blades includes two mould halves shaped for moulding respective mould halves. A first mould is supported by a hinge system which is capable of moving the mould from a first position wherein the mould faces upwards to a position wherein the first mould faces the second mould. A final linear displacement of the first mould is carried out by actuators which may be integrated with the first or the second mould. The actuators are engaged with the hinge system so that the first mould is displaceable or the hinge system holding the first mould is displaceable. In both alternatives the actuators merely transfer the load of the first mould to a support via the hinge system.03-31-2011
20110073233Method of Applying Hardfacing Sheet - A method of hardfacing a bit using a hardfacing sheet. The hardfacing sheet includes a hardfacing composition in a carrier material. The sheet is placed on a portion of the bit body, the sheet is heated at a designated spot using a localized heating source. At the same time, oxygen is substantially purged from the zone adjacent the designated spot. The heat debinds the carrier material from the sheet leaving the hardfacing composition. Continued heating transforms the hardfacing composition into hardfacing that is fused to the bit body.03-31-2011
20110073236HIGH STRENGTH BONDING AND COATING MIXTURE - A mixture includes a silicon compound having a polycarbosilane backbone, and a powder having a plurality of individual powder grains, wherein each of the plurality of powder grains has a diameter substantially between 0.05 micrometers and 50 micrometers.03-31-2011
20110073234AUTOMATIC SHEET LAMINATING APPARATUS AND AUTOMATIC SHEET LAMINATING METHOD - An automatic sheet laminating apparatus includes a first sheet input tray, a second sheet input tray, a plurality of transfer roller assemblies, a separating roller assembly, a braking sensor, a braking element, a laminating module, and a control unit. The first sheet input tray is used for placing a pouch including a first film and a second film. The second sheet input tray is used for placing a sheet article. The separating roller assembly includes a separating driving roller and a separating follower roller. When the pouch is detected by the braking sensor, the braking element stops rotation of the separating follower roller. After a first predetermined time period, the separating follower roller is rotated again. As such, the rear ends of the first film and the second film are separated from each other, so that the sheet article could be inserted between the first film and the second film.03-31-2011
20120060997MACHINE DIRECTION ORIENTED FILM FOR LABELS - A machine direction oriented plastic film. The film includes at least one polypropylene homopolymer, polypropylene random copolymer or polypropylene block copolymer or mixture of two or more thereof and at least one modifier.03-15-2012
20110067795Assembly Tool and a Method of Manufacturing a Blade - The invention provides a method of manufacturing a wind turbine blade comprising a spar and at least one airfoil section, where both the spar and the airfoil section comprise an outer surface which forms part of an aerodynamically active surface of the blade. The method comprises steps of providing a support structure, placing the spar at the support structure, providing a clamp adapted to be fixed to the outer surface of both the spar and the airfoil section, arranging the airfoil section relative to the spar, fixing the clamp to the outer surface of the spar and the airfoil section, and assembling the at least one airfoil section an the spar by a process including adhesion.03-24-2011
20110061784MATTRESSES HAVING FLAME RESISTANT PANEL - Mattresses and methods for manufacturing mattresses that have a flame resistant panel, such as a flame resistant border panel. The systems and methods include mattresses that have a flame resistant panel that, in certain embodiments, includes a fire barrier layer made of a batting material and being disposed over a thermoplastic fire barrier layer. The first and second fire barrier layers provide a fire barrier that reduces the transfer of oxygen to the mattress core, thereby reducing the presence of oxygen, which is needed to support combustion of the padding material. Additionally, the invention encompasses methods for manufacturing mattresses.03-17-2011
20110024019DECORATIVE TRANSFER METHOD AND APPARATUS - A method and apparatus (02-03-2011
20100263782OPTICAL ADHESIVE TAPE FOR LIGHT MANAGEMENT OF KEYBOARDS - The invention relates to an at least one-sided adhesive tape comprising at least one multi-layer substrate material and at least one layer of an adhesive, characterized by a light transmission of not more than 0.1% and a total light reflection of at least 80% and a diffuse light portion of 30-80%, and the use of such adhesive tapes for taping in the production of keyboards.10-21-2010
20090126851DIE-TO-ROBOT ALIGNMENT FOR DIE-TO-SUBSTRATE BONDING - A method, a system and a computer readable medium having a set of instructions stored thereon for die-to-robot alignment for die-to-substrate bonding are described. First, a robot is aligned with a substrate to provide a pre-aligned robot. Next, a die is aligned with the pre-aligned robot to provide a robot-aligned die. Finally, the robot-aligned die is bonded to a region of the substrate. The substrate is held stationary immediately following the aligning of the robot with the substrate and at least until the robot-aligned die is bonded to the region of the substrate.05-21-2009
20090126852Gift Popup Decoration and Card and Method - Gift Popup Decoration and Card and Method providing a popup decoration for a gift which is substantially flat for transport and storage and which expands into a three-dimensional decoration for a wrapped gift, and an aesthetically-coordinated “to-from” card detachable from the decoration for placement on the same wrapped gift.05-21-2009
20090126850LABELLING ARTICLES - Labelling apparatus, for example for applying labels to articles such as bottles by means of a pressure-sensitive adhesive, includes a presser 05-21-2009
20110041981 LAMINATION STATION FOR LAMINATING A PAPERBOARD OR CARDBOARD WEB - A lamination station for laminating a film to a web of paperboard includes a nip roller and a cooling roller. Between the rollers there is formed a nip which presses together the film and the web of paperboard with an interjacent molten polymer layer or adhesive layer disposed between the film and the web of paperboard. The film, the paperboard and the molten polymer lie, after the nip, in abutment against the cooling roller for a certain angle interval. The nip roller is a shoe-press type roller, either comprising a pressure bar having several hydraulically operated pressure elements, or comprising one or several rigid pressure bars.02-24-2011
20110041980ELECTRONIC DEVICE UTILIZING GRAPHENE ELECTRODES AND OGRANIC/INORGANIC HYBRID COMPOSITES AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Example embodiments are directed to an electronic device and a method for manufacturing the same. The electronic device includes a polymer thin film and an electrode. The polymer thin film includes nanoparticles. The electrode is formed by attaching a graphene thin film of a sheet shape formed through graphene deposition using a vapor carbon supply source to the polymer thin film. In the method, a graphene thin film of a sheet shape is formed through graphene deposition using a vapor carbon supply source. A polymer solution with distributed nanoparticles is prepared. The polymer solution with distributed nanoparticles is spin-coated on a substrate. A polymer thin film comprising the nanoparticles is formed by drying the spin-coated polymer solution. An electrode is formed by attaching the graphene thin film onto the polymer thin film.02-24-2011
20110041979Apparatus and method for labeling containers with different types of labels - An apparatus (02-24-2011
20110041978BILAYERS - A method for producing a bilayer of amphipathic molecules comprising providing a hydrated support and providing a hydrophilic body, and bringing the hydrated support and hydrophilic body into contact to form a bilayer of amphipathic molecules. A bilayer produced by the method of the invention, and uses of the bilayer.02-24-2011
20110162776SKIN CONTACTING PRODUCT AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - The present disclosure is directed to a skin contacting product and a method of making same wherein the skin contacting product is formed of a laminated material having at least two distinct layers including a fabric layer and a film layer. The laminated material also has a film-like surface on a selected surface portion of the fabric layer which is formed by applying heat to the selected surface portion. The heat is applied at a temperature and for a period of time sufficient to form the film-like surface wherein the temperature and the period of time are dependent upon the physical characteristics of the laminated material.07-07-2011
20100282393Process for Improving Adhesion of Polymeric Materials to Metal Surfaces - A process for treating metal surfaces that includes first contacting the metal surface with a particular acidic peroxide adhesion promoting composition, followed by contacting that metal surface with an aqueous acid post-dip composition to provide a micro-roughened surface. This treatment is particularly suitable for treating metal surfaces used in printed circuit multilayer construction.11-11-2010
20120031538EMBOSSING DEVICE - The aim of the invention is to improve the supply of transfer foil in a coating module in which the image-forming layers of a transfer foil are transferred to a printing material. To achieve this, a partial pressing surface is located in the coating module for transferring the layers of the transfer foil. This permits targeted control of the foil feed. The transfer foil can be fed past a pressure cylinder in an approximately tangential manner and with a limited width.02-09-2012
20110114244Self-assembly of macromolecules on multilayered polymer surfaces - The invention is directed toward systems and methods for the formation of two dimensional monolayer structures of ordered biomacromolecules, such as viruses, atop cohesive polyelectrolyte multilayers to create functional thin films. Methods for the formation of such thin films are disclosed that involve an interdiffusion-induced assembly process of the biomacromolecules. The inventive systems provide a general platform for the systematic incorporation and assembly of organic, biological and inorganic materials and will enable many potential technological applications such as, for example, chemical and biological sensors, power devices and catalytic membranes.05-19-2011
20110132519POLYOLEFIN POLYLACTIC ACID BLENDS FOR EASY OPEN PACKAGING APPLICATIONS - Easy open packaging films and methods of forming the same are described herein. The films generally include a polymeric composition, wherein the polymeric composition includes an olefin based polymer and polylactic acid.06-09-2011
20110132517METHOD OF FORMING DEVICES HAVING PLASTIC SUBSTRATES - Provided is a method of forming a device having a plastic substrate. The method forming the plastic substrate, thermally processing the plastic substrate, and applying the thermally treated plastic substrate to the device.06-09-2011
20100326582Burn Protective Materials - A method is described for reducing the afterflame of a flammable, meltable material. A textile composite is described comprising an outer textile comprising a flammable, meltable material, and a heat reactive material comprising a polymer resin-expandable graphite mixture.12-30-2010
20100186871AUTOMATED VIAL LABELING APPARATUS - An apparatus and method for applying a label to a specific location on a vial. The apparatus may comprise a label dispenser, a vial placement assembly for orienting the vial and placing it onto a track, a pushing device for pushing the vial down the track into an adhesive side of the label, and a labeling gate for contacting a non-adhesive side of the label to smooth the label onto the vial. The apparatus may further comprise a label positioning device for correcting unwanted curling of the label, a stopper positioned to engage a portion of the pushing device as the vial contacts the label to cause the pushing device to release the vial, and a label-release switch configured to signal for the label dispenser to release a trailing edge of the label once the vial contacts the labeling gate.07-29-2010
20100181005DRY ERASE WRITING BOARD AND METHOD - This invention relates to a dry erase writing board. The dry erase writing board comprises a chalk or erase board having a face side, and a multilayer film which is adhered to the face side of the chalk or dry erase board. The outer or exposed surface of the multilayer film which is adhered to the chalk board or erase board is a clear dry erasable layer comprising at least one fluorocarbon polymer. The invention also relates to a method of preparing the dry erase writing boards of the invention which utilizes a multilayer film having an adhesive layer for adhering the multilayer film to the chalk or erase board and a pattern of non-adhesive material forms embedded into the upper or lower surface of the adhesive layer, or adhered to the lower surface of the adhesive layer. The dry erasable multilayer films described herein are easily applied to substrates such as a chalk or erase board with little or no formation of visible bubbles or wrinkles in the film.07-22-2010
20100200145METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ABSORBENT ARTICLE - An adhesive is applied in such a curved trajectory that an angle formed by a tangent line and an axis falls within a range of ±90° in a plan view of a web obtained by the overlapping a first web and a second web. The tangent line is drawn at any point on the trajectory of the adhesive. The axis is orthogonal to a trailing side of a pressing region, in which the web is pressed by an upper roller, in a conveyance direction.08-12-2010
20100154967METHOD AND APPARATUS HAVING FOUR SURFACES FOR SEALING DISTRIBUTION DUCTS - An application for an arced sealing tape has a bottom, an inner wall and an outer wall. The outer wall has an outward flare extending outwardly from the center. The surfaces of the inner wall and the outer wall that are closest to a center point of the arc have an adhesive and a bottom surface of the bottom also has an adhesive.06-24-2010
20090308521Compression-selective sheet-material density and thickness and methodology - A heat and pressure method for creating, from plural, unconsolidated, composite, heat-and-pressure-formable, compressible starter materials having an initial, combined-material starter density D12-17-2009
20100175807APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ABSORBENT ARTICLE - An apparatus for manufacturing an absorbent article includes an arm member having a tip end portion feeding the elastic member. The tip end portion moves alternately in a first direction and a second direction, so that the elastic member is brought into contact with a web being conveyed in a predetermined direction with a continuum of components constituting one portion of the absorbent article and is placed in a predetermined waveform. Here, in a plan view of the web, a distance between the arm member and a nip point becomes largest when the nip point goes beyond a position on the predetermined waveform where an angle between the predetermined direction and a tangent line to the predetermined waveform becomes largest.07-15-2010
20100024951METHOD FOR PRODUCING ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE FOR FUEL CELL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING ELECTROLYTE MEMBRANE-ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY FOR FUEL CELL - Disclosed is a method for producing an electrolyte membrane for fuel cells, which is characterized in that a radically polymerizable monomer is graft-polymerized to a resin without using a photopolymerization initiator by bringing the radically polymerizable monomer into contact with the resin after irradiating the resin with ultraviolet light. The electrolyte membrane for fuel cells obtained by ultraviolet irradiation graft polymerization has both excellent oxidation resistance and excellent mechanical characteristics. By using such an electrolyte membrane, there can be obtained a fuel cell exhibiting extremely high performance.02-04-2010
20100024950METHOD FOR ARMOURING A WINDOW - The invention relates to a method for armouring a window of an existing object comprising applying a transparent polymer layer to a surface of the window. The layer is usually applied to a surface facing the inside of the object. In particular, the invention may be employed to a conventional glazing of a building or vehicle.02-04-2010
20100024952MATERIAL PLACEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS - A material placement head for dispensing and compacting a plurality of strips of a material onto a surface with a plurality of independently movable roller assemblies. Each roller assembly of the placement head comprises a compacting roller and may be rotatably and linearly moved in six-degrees of freedom independent of the other roller assemblies of the placement head. The roller assemblies may be arranged in a staggered configuration and substantially simultaneously apply the plurality of strips of the material to the surface, such that the strips of the material are applied to adjacent paths on the surface. Each compacting roller may be malleable and substantially crowned around its outer circumferential surface to provide even compaction to the strips of the material.02-04-2010
20100181004HOLOGRAM PATTERN FORMING METHOD, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING FILM HAVING HOLOGRAM PATTERN, LAMINATE FILM AND CONTAINER - There is provided a hologram pattern forming method and a method for manufacturing film having hologram pattern which enable to reduce a manufacturing cost for forming the hologram pattern, while suppressing a cost of a mother die.07-22-2010
20110132518DEVICE FOR HOLDING A SUBSTRATE, PROCESS FOR HOLDING A SUBSTRATE, AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING LAMINATED GLASS - By employing a simple structure, there is provided a device for holding a substrate, a process for holding a substrate, and a process for manufacturing laminated glass, which are capable of determining the position of a substrate to be held with good precision, ensuring a force enough to attract a substrate and preventing a substrate from coming off.06-09-2011
20100051165ELECTROGRAPHIC DIGITALLY PATTERNING OF METAL FILMS - Electrographic printing of one or more toner layers having a particular pattern by electrographic techniques so that one layer acts as an adhesive, when fixed, for a thin film. Such electrographic printing comprises the steps of forming a desired print image, electrographically, on a receiver member utilizing marking particles; and applying the thin film in registration before activating the toner.03-04-2010
20090173426Multilayered circuitized substrate with p-aramid dielectric layers and method of making same - A multilayered circuitized substrate including a plurality of dielectric layers each comprised of a p-aramid paper impregnated with a halogen-free, low moisture absorptivity resin including an inorganic filler but not including continuous or semi-continuous fiberglass fibers as part thereof, and a first circuitized layer positioned on a first of the dielectric layers. A method of making this substrate is also provided.07-09-2009
20090173425Liner For Providing a Scent - The present application is directed to a liner providing a scent. The liner comprises a fabric defining a first surface of the liner; an adhesive defining a second surface of the liner; and a fragrance infused within the fabric; whereby the first and second surfaces comprise substantially similar surface areas.07-09-2009
20090173424BONDING MEMBER BONDING METHOD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A bonding member, which can achieve a sufficient degree of vacuum without forming a gap caused by air bubbles that have been released out through the surface of the bonding member, a bonding method, an image display apparatus, and a manufacturing method therefor. The bonding member 07-09-2009
20110146878MANUFACTURING METHOD AND MANUFACTURING APPARATUS FOR A NON-CONTACT COMMUNICATION MEDIUM - Provided is a manufacturing method for a non-contact communication medium, including: forming in a first region a first structure including an IC chip mounted on the first region, a first adhesive in an uncured state, which is applied on the IC chip, and a first plate member placed on the first adhesive; forming in a second region a second structure including a second adhesive in an uncured state, which is applied on the second region, and a second plate member placed on the second adhesive; sandwiching the first region and the second region by a first partition wall capable of partitioning the first region and accommodating the first structure and a second partition wall capable of partitioning the second region and accommodating the second structure; and heating the first partition wall and the second partition wall, to thereby thermally cure the first adhesive and the second adhesive, respectively.06-23-2011
20110073235Process For Making Flexographic Plates - A method for making a flexographic plate having a photopolymer layer by applying a coating layer having a thickness of between a molecule and 0.0005 of an inch to the surface of an unexposed photopolymer material where the coating layer wets the surface of the unexposed photopolymer layer. After the coating layer is dried, a negative image film is laminated to the coating layer on the unexposed photopolymer material.03-31-2011
20090211688VENEER LAY-UP SQUEEZING - The invention relates to squeeze pressing of a laid-up veneer assembly having glue applied as glue stripes. The pressing in the method is subjected to the assembly as two uniform fronts advancing in opposite directions from the central area of the assembly. A press for implementing the method comprises press plates to be pressed together, at least one press plate being equipped with a sub-pressing plate extending as an arch at the central area of the press plate to the press opening.08-27-2009
20120305163APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR LAMINATING A FIRST AND A SECOND SHEET - The invention relates to an apparatus for laminating a first and a second sheet with a plane carrier (12-06-2012
20120305165SELF ASSEMBLED MULTI-LAYER NANOCOMPOSITE OF GRAPHENE AND METAL OXIDE MATERIALS - Nanocomposite materials having at least two layers, each layer consisting of one metal oxide bonded to at least one graphene layer were developed. The nanocomposite materials will typically have many alternating layers of metal oxides and graphene layers, bonded in a sandwich type construction and will be incorporated into an electrochemical or energy storage device.12-06-2012
20120305164METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MELTING A THERMOPLASTIC BY SUPPLYING - The invention relates to the melting of a thermoplastic, in particular for welding plastic parts (12-06-2012
20120145305CARRIER TAPE FOR FOAM MATERIAL - Provided is a carrier tape for a foam material which exhibits satisfactory holding properties to a flexible foam material, exhibits satisfactory removability without causing fracture of the foam material, and has good peel properties upon picking up. The carrier tape for a foam material includes a substrate and, arranged on one side thereof, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer. The carrier tape has a 180-degree peel strength of 0.15 N/20 mm or more at a tensile speed of 300 mm/min with respect to a foam (trade name “SCF100”, supplied by Nitto Denko Corporation). The carrier tape also has a 180-degree peel strength of 0.30 N/20 mm or less at a tensile speed of 10 m/min with respect to the foam (trade name “SCF100”, supplied by Nitto Denko Corporation).06-14-2012
20120145304REMOVABLE LABEL FOR CONTAINERS - A label having a laminated composite structure and including an adhesive layer, a polypropylene film and a lactic acid based polymer film. The adhesive layer is on a first side of the polypropylene film and a lactic acid based polymer film is on a second side of the polypropylene film. The lactic acid based polymer film induces curling so that the label is removable during washing process from a surface of an item attached.06-14-2012
20120145303CAST DECORATION KIT & METHODS OF USE THEREOF - Embodiments of the invention are directed to kits and methods for decorating a cast. In one embodiment, a kit may include instructions, adhesive, an adhesive applicator, a tray and at least one colored wrapping tissue paper with one or more decorative patterns thereon.06-14-2012
20120000592LABEL, LABELING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF LABELING FOR CONTAINERS FOR DRUG PRODUCTS - The label and labeling system provide a way to label containers and packaging for drug products in a manner that makes the drug readily identifiable and distinguishable for a clinician to help reduce the potential for medication errors. The study of product characteristics, usage behavior, environment and storage practices informs the design process and yields packaging and labeling that is tailored for a particular product and set of users. Information of particular importance for the clinician is emphasized through selective placement, orientation, and text size, among other characteristics. In addition, a design and color scheme may be employed to assist with proper dosage selection and reduce the potential of administering a wrong dose. Through the label and labeling system, at-a-glance accurate readability and product differentiation are enhanced.01-05-2012
20120000591Method for Corrosion Protection Treatment - A method provides an adhesive strip to protect metal surfaces from corrosion. The adhesive strip has a layer of olefin polymer with a density between 0.86 g/cm01-05-2012
20090025852DECORATIVE GOLF CLUB GRIP - A grip for the handle of a golf club having at least a polymerized region with two or more polymers. The first and second polymers cooperate to form a pattern on the top surface of the region. The region may be combined with a substrate to form a sheet. The sheet may be formed into a grip interface having any of a number of shapes including a panel shape. In the case of a panel shaped grip interface, the panel is then attached to an underlisting sleeve to form the grip. The grip reduces impact shock and provides a feeling of tackiness in the manner of a spirally wrapped polyurethane-felt grip while allowing the use of multiple colors being polymerized together. The grip may be easily installed onto a golf club shaft and further accommodates the use of polymers including various different characteristics including level of tackiness or durometer.01-29-2009
20110155295APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR APPLYING CARBON NANOTUBE FILM USING THE SAME - An apparatus for applying carbon nanotube film is provided. The apparatus includes a supplier, a film application device, a cutter and at least one mechanical arm. The supplier is configured for locating a carbon nanotube array, which can supply a continuous carbon nanotube film to the film application device. The film application device includes a rotation axis and a rotator moving about the rotation axis. The rotator has a plurality of support surfaces opposite to the rotation axis. The plurality of support surfaces are used for applying at least one pre-laid supporter. The cutter is configured for cutting the carbon nanotube film. A method for applying carbon nanotube films using the apparatus is also provided.06-30-2011
20110155294Method to Bond Materials using Surface Bonds with UV Catalysis and Composite Optical- and Electro-Optical Devices - A method of forming permanent bonds is disclosed. The method allows components with in-situ surface hydroxyl bonds to be approximated, then illuminated with ultra-violet (UV) radiation to permit bonding, as well as filling an uneven or porous surface with a UV-catalyzing mixture to reduce infiltration and enable surface generation of radicals. The method envisions illuminating a photocatalyst material placed on one or both surfaces to create hydroxide (OH06-30-2011
20120006462DECORATIVE WELDING ROD FOR SURFACE COVERINGS - The present invention relates to a decorative welding rod, and to a method to produce a decorative welding rod, comprising a gelified plastisol-based composition comprising a PVC resin in a benzoate plasticizer, and unfused and coloured PVC-based particles.01-12-2012
20120205024SUBSTRATE HOLDER SYSTEM, SUBSTRATE HOLDER, FASTENING MECHANISM, SUBSTRATE BONDING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DEVICES - Provided is a substrate holder system comprising a first substrate holder that holds a first substrate; an engaging member provided on the first substrate holder; a second substrate holder that holds a second substrate and can, together with the first substrate holder, sandwich the first substrate and the second substrate; an engagement receiving member that is provided on the second substrate holder and engages with the engaging member; and a dust restricting means for restricting generation of dust caused by the engagement of the engaging member and the engagement receiving member.08-16-2012
20120043005ELECTRONIC PACKAGING APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC PACKAGING METHOD - A bonding tool holds a lower chip against a release tape held by a suction force. The bonding tool has an electronic-component suction opening against which the lower chip is held and, surrounding the electronic-component suction opening, a trench that accommodates the release tape. The lower chip is heated, by being pressed against an underfill material and, thus, an area on which an upper chip is mounted is formed in such a manner that the underfill material protrudes out from the lower chip. During the heating, because an expanded part of the release tape, expanded due to heat, is inserted into the trench, no folded line is formed on the upper surface of the underfill material.02-23-2012
20120012239AUTOMOTIVE STRUCTURAL JOINT AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A joint for an automotive vehicle may be formed by applying an adhesive to at least one of a first member and a first surface of a composite member, placing the first member in contact with the first surface of the composite member, applying an adhesive to at least one of a second member and a second surface of the composite member, positioning a divot portion of the second member within an aperture of the composite member, placing the second member in contact with the second surface of the composite member, attaching the divot portion of the second member with the first member and curing the adhesives.01-19-2012
20120055606METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ANALYTICAL CONSUMABLE - A method for producing an analytical consumable is proposed. The analytical consumable comprises at least one carrier and at least one analytical aid connected to the carrier. At least one optically sensitive material is applied to the carrier, said material being designed to carry out at least one optically detectable alteration in the event of action of an electromagnetic radiation. In at least one coding step, at least one function information item about the analytical consumable is introduced into the optically sensitive material by means of electromagnetic radiation. The function information item is designed to enable at least one analytical instrument to use the analytical consumable correctly.03-08-2012
20100065185DOUBLE-SIDED PRESSURE-SENSITIVE TAPE - An adhesive tape bonds a reflecting film in a rear illumination unit of a liquid crystal display system. The adhesive tape has a backing film layer and two pressure-sensitive adhesive composition layers with a total thickness (average value) of less than 30 μm and a standard deviation of the total thickness of less than 1.25 μm.03-18-2010
20120205025METHOD FOR PRODUCING MAGNETIC SHEET - A method for producing a magnetic sheet wherein a magnetic sheet composition onto a substrate. The magnetic sheet composition contains: a binder; magnetic powder; and a curing agent, wherein the binder contains a thermosetting organic resin, and the curing agent contains a sulfonium borate complex expressed by General Formula 1:08-16-2012
20090242095System for reducing acoustic energy - A sound insulator, including an assembly of connected particles, wherein the connected particles include particles adjacent to one another that are adhered to one another. The particles that are adhered to one another include particles of random shapes and random sizes and having respective diameters falling within a range from about a quarter of a millimeter to about four millimeters. The particles that are adhered to one another are adhered such that they form a sound suppression blanket.10-01-2009
20120152431MEMBRANE ELECTRODE ASSEMBLY AND FUEL CELL USING SAME - A fuel cell comprising a unit cell, in which an anode for oxidizing a fuel and a cathode for reducing oxygen disposed to sandwich a solid polymer electrolyte membrane; the anode is an electrode catalyst layer formed by mixing microbubbles controlled in particle diameter to an electrode catalyst slurry including the anode materials; and the cathode is an electrode catalyst layer formed by mixing microbubbles controlled in particle diameter to an electrode catalyst slurry including the cathode materials, can achieve a high power generation by controlling the capillary structure of the electrode catalyst layer, by improving the diffusion of matters to be consumed and the rejection of created water in the electrode catalyst layer, and by enhancing use efficiency of the catalyst metal.06-21-2012
20120152430AUTOMATED DOOR ASSEMBLY SYSTEM AND METHOD - The present invention is directed to a method of making a door having first and second door facings and an internal doorframe. An interior side of a first facing is coated with quick acting adhesive. A frame is placed on the coated interior side about the periphery of the first facing. The frame is then coated with quick acting adhesive. An interior side of a second facing is placed on the coated frame. The facings and frame assembly are then compressed to form a door. The present invention also provides for an automated system of making the door.06-21-2012
20100096062Supported Article for Use in Decorating a Substrate - Disclosed are printed articles that may be used to decorate substrates.04-22-2010
20120118469ISOBUTYLENE (CO)POLYMERIC ADHESIVE COMPOSITION - Adhesive compositions are described comprising a) a non-functional isobutylene (co)polymer, b) an amine-functional poly(isobutylene) polymer, optionally an acid-functional (meth)acrylate copolymer, and optionally a tackifier.05-17-2012
20120118471Simulated Brush Stroke System - A laminated assembly (05-17-2012
20120312446TRANSFER MECHANISM - A mechanism for transferring a flexible sheet material (12-13-2012
20120125516DOUBLE BELT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPERATION THEREOF - A double belt system for producing a prefabricated construction element includes a conveyor system for discontinuously or continuously conveying a first panel, a conveyor system for conveying a first lateral border profile operating as a framework, an application device for applying a foaming plastic material on the first panel and between the first lateral border profile operating as framework and a lateral edge border disposed opposite the first lateral border profile. The double belt system has a top belt and a bottom belt, and at least one protrusion disposed in the belt of the double belt system and facing the first panel and extending circumferentially in the rotation direction of the belt. A recess which is set back in relation to a flat surface is formed in the foamed plastic material with the at least one protrusion.05-24-2012
20120125515METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A LABELLING DEVICE - A method for controlling a labelling device, that is part of a block system including a supply device for supplying articles to be labeled, includes supplying, by the supply device, a predetermined number of the articles such that the labelling device and the supply device are each operated at a first operating speed. The predetermined number of the articles are delivered, in an automated manner, to the labelling device. A drive of the labelling device is decoupled from a corresponding drive of the supply device. The labelling device is then operated at a second operating speed.05-24-2012
20120125514Methods Of Treating Copper Surfaces For Enhancing Adhesion To Organic Substrates For Use In Printed Circuit Boards - Embodiments of the present invention relates generally to the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCB's) or printed wiring boards (PWB's), and particularly to methods for treating smooth copper surfaces to increase the adhesion between a copper surface and an organic substrate. More particularly, embodiments of the present invention related to methods of achieving improved bonding strength of PCBs without roughening the topography of the copper surface. The bonding interface between the treated copper and the resin layer of the PCB exhibits excellent resistance to heat, moisture, and chemicals involved in post-lamination process steps.05-24-2012
20120247641METHOD OF MELT BONDING HIGH-TEMPERATURE THERMOPLASTIC BASED HEATING ELEMENT TO A SUBSTRATE - A method for producing a thermoplastic film-substrate resistive thick film heating element is described, involving the melt bonding of an electrically insulating, optionally filled high temperature thermoplastic film to a substrate. This thick film heating element includes an optionally filled high temperature thermoplastic film-substrate onto which is deposited at least a resistive thick film, and is capable of operating over a wide range of power densities for consumer and industrial heating element applications.10-04-2012
20120247640COMBINATION OF A SUBSTRATE AND A WAFER - The invention pertains to a combination of a substrate and a wafer, wherein the substrate and the wafer are arranged parallel to one another and bonded together with the aid of an adhesive layer situated between the substrate and the wafer, and wherein the adhesive is chosen such that its adhesive properties are neutralized or at least diminished when a predetermined temperature is exceeded. According to the invention, the adhesive layer is only applied annularly between the substrate and the wafer in the edge region of the wafer.10-04-2012
20100288416METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOUNTING ELECTRIC COMPONENT - An electronic component mounting apparatus is capable of significantly reducing a warpage amount of an electronic component warped in a case of thermocompression bonding using a conductive adhesive agent having conductive particles and a low minimum melt viscosity where a thin electronic component having a thickness smaller than or equal to 200 μm is mounted on a wiring board. In the mounting apparatus, an anisotropic conductive adhesive film having the minimum melt viscosity lower than or equal to 1.0×1011-18-2010
20100288417BONDING METHOD AND BONDING APPARATUS - A bonding method for bonding a pair of substrates together with an adhesive, the bonding method includes placing the adhesive between the substrates, applying pressure to the substrates, and rotating the substrates at a first rotation speed after start of the applying pressure.11-18-2010
20100206454SUBSTRATE HOLDING UNIT, SUBSTRATE BONDING APPARATUS, MULTI-LAYERED SUBSTRATE MANUFACTURING APPARATUS, SUBSTRATE BONDING METHOD, MULTI-LAYERED SUBSTRATE MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND MULTI-LAYERED SEMICONDUCTOR APPARATUS MANUFACTURING METHOD - Provided is a substrate holding unit that holds a pair of substrates that are aligned and layered, comprising a first holding member that holds one of the substrates; a plurality of members to be joined that are connected to the first holding member; a second holding member that holds the other of the substrates to face the one of the substrates; a plurality of joining members that exert an adhesion force on the members to be joined and are connected to the second holding member at positions corresponding to positions of the members to be joined; and an adhesion restricting section that restricts the adhesion force until the substrates are aligned.08-19-2010
20100206453APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR MAKING COATED LINERS AND TUBULAR DEVICES INCLUDING SUCH LINERS - Apparatus and methods are provided for making coated liners and/or tubular devices including such coated liners. A sleeve may be provided that includes an outer first surface and an inner second surface extending between first and second ends thereof, and a hydrophilic or other coating may be applied to the first. The coated sleeve may be cut between the first and second ends to create opposing edges extending between the first and second ends, and the cut sleeve may be reversed such that the coated first surface defines an inner surface and the opposing edges are disposed adjacent one another, thereby providing a coated liner. Optionally, a tubular structure, e.g., one or more reinforcing layers and/or or outer layers may be attached around the coated liner, thereby providing a tubular device including an inner surface with a desired coating.08-19-2010
20120312445Method and apparatus for diverting sweat, liquid, moisture, or the like from an eye - Moisture diverters attachable to a region above the eye and below the eyebrow that prevents sweat, liquid, moisture, or the like from entering the eyes of a wearer is described. A moisture diverter may include a substrate having an inner surface facing the wearer and an outer surface facing away from the wearer. The inner surface comprises a lower adhesive section and an upper adhesive-free section, the adhesive section releasably attaches the diverter to the wearer at a point above the eye and below the eyebrow, the adhesive-free section shaped or shapeable to abut or protrude from eyebrow region of a wearer and to divert moisture away from the eye.12-13-2012
20100175806Method for filling conductive paste and method for manufacturing multilayer board - In order to fill conductive paste including metal particles in a via hole formed in a film having a surface made of thermoplastic resin, mirror finish is performed with respect to the surface of the film so that surface roughness of the film becomes smaller than a minimum particle diameter of the metal particles included in the conductive paste. Thus, even when the conductive paste is directly put on the surface of the film and is moved on the surface of the film by using a squeegee, most of the metal particles do not remain on the surface of the film.07-15-2010
20100269971DEVICE AND METHOD FOR COATING WORKPIECES - The invention concerns a device (10-28-2010
20120312447MULTILAYER PILLAR FOR REDUCED STRESS INTERCONNECT AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A multi-layer pillar and method of fabricating the same is provided. The multi-layer pillar is used as an interconnect between a chip and substrate. The pillar has at least one low strength, high ductility deformation region configured to absorb force imposed during chip assembly and thermal excursions.12-13-2012
20120180927METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE BODY OF BABY CARRIERS, CARRYCOTS AND THE LIKE - A method includes a first stage manufacturing a first receptacle that is lightweight, corresponding to the inner part of the body. In a second stage a second receptacle is manufactured, that is resistant, corresponding to the outer part of the body. In a third stage the first receptacle is attached to the second receptacle, and they are joined peripherally by the edges of the mouths thereof. The first receptacle is to be manufactured advantageously by extruding a foamy material, and the second receptacle by injecting a resin with fibre glass. And the attachment between the first and the second receptacles is made with any conventional system.07-19-2012
20120118470CENTER-FOLDED FILM SPLICER - A center-folded film splicer is disclosed. The splicer comprises a splicer assembly that is adjustably mounted to a wrapping device such that it can be moved between a storage position and an operating (or splicing) position. The splicer assembly comprises a pair of heat bars, an upper heat bar and a lower heat bar, connected with a synchronized hinge and a back-up pad bar disposed therebetween. In this manner, the upper and lower layers (or “legs”) of the films from a depleted film roll and a fresh film roll can be simultaneously sealed to each other to create a continuous film that does not need to be rethreaded through the wrapping device when replacing film rolls.05-17-2012
20120227886Substrate Assembly Carrier Using Electrostatic Force - A portable electrostatic chuck carrier includes a holder having a dielectric top surface, and bipolar electrodes under the dielectric top surface. The bipolar electrodes includes positive electrodes and negative electrodes electrically insulated from the positive electrodes. The positive electrodes and the negative electrodes are allocated in an alternating pattern in a plane substantially parallel to the dielectric top surface.09-13-2012
20120227887METHOD OF PRODUCING A PANEL ASSEMBLY - A method of constructing a reinforced closure panel assembly for a vehicle roof assembly includes providing a substantially planar panel having two opposite surfaces, providing a reinforcement having a circumferential flange fitting on one of the surfaces of the panel, providing adhering material, positioning the reinforcement on said surface of the panel with interposition of the adhering material at least temporarily adhering the reinforcement to the panel such that an enclosed space is formed between the reinforcement and the panel, sealed by the adhering material, and injecting fluid encapsulating material into the space so as to substantially completely fill the space, allowing it to solidify and forming adherence of the reinforcement to the panel.09-13-2012
20090211686Method for Extending the Life of Golf Course Equipment - The present invention provides weather and use-protected golf course equipment, and methods of extending the useful life golf course equipment by protecting it against weather and use, via application of a heat shrinkable material onto the equipment.08-27-2009
20130180642Self-stiffened composite panel and process for making same - The invention provides a self-stiffened composite panel including an external skin, an internal skin superposed on the external skin, which covers an internal face of the external skin and at least one stiffener protruding inwards relatively to the internal skin which extends along a longitudinal direction, characterised in that the stiffener is made as one piece with the internal skin and consists of a portion of the internal skin which is located at distance from the external skin. The invention also provides a process for making such a self-stiffened panel.07-18-2013
20120261047METHOD TO REDUCE PLACEMENT VOIDS - A method of applying an adhesive material between two flat substrates to eliminate or reduce placement voids comprises applying an adhesive material on one substrate in a dome shape, contacting the second substrate with the adhesive material in the dome shape, and applying an effective amount of force to bring the two substrates together and push out any entrapped air, thereby disposing the adhesive material between the substrates and eliminating the formation of voids.10-18-2012
20100326581METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR APPLYING LABELS TO A SUBSTRATE - A method for applying labels to a substrate comprises providing a release liner having a repeating sequence of pluralities of pressure-sensitive labels disposed thereon, each of the pluralities comprising at least two labels and applying at least one plurality of labels to a substrate using a label applicator.12-30-2010
20100326580Method for manufacturing an absorbent body of a body fluid absorbing article - A method for manufacturing an absorbent body of a body fluid absorbing article. The absorbent body includes an air laid absorbent fiber having a dispersed and thin layer of a mixed absorbent fiber and super absorbent polymer. The method involves using multiple stages having multiple dispersing chutes and pressing rolls spaced out in a transfer direction to accumulate and form the absorbent fiber and the super absorbent polymer while disentangling and mixing the absorbent fiber and the super absorbent polymer in accordance with an air laying method in which the absorbent fiber and the super absorbent polymer are conveyed in an air flow and injected by the dispersing chutes to provide the dispersed layer of the mixed absorbent fiber and super absorbent polymer, and thin the air laid absorbent fiber, by pressurization, by using the pressing rolls to thin the dispersed layer.12-30-2010
20120318429Device And Method For Arranging Double-Sided Adhesive Foil On A Cylindrical Holder For A Flexible Printing Plate - The invention relates to a device and a method for arranging double-sided adhesive foil on a cylindrical holder for a flexible printing plate, wherein the device comprises a frame, at least one shaft bearing placed in the frame for bearing-mounting of a shaft connected to the cylindrical holder, and foil roll bearings for a roll of foil, and a support plate with a support surface for the foil, and the projection of the axis between the foil roll bearings onto the support surface extends at an angle differing from 0° relative to the projection of the axis between the shaft bearings onto the support surface. The projection of the foil axis onto the support surface preferably extends transversely of the projection of the axis. The foil is hereby moved in the direction of the axis of the shaft bearings and the foil is fixed in this direction on the cylindrical holder.12-20-2012
20120298282LAMINATING A COMPONENT - A method and a device are provided for laminating a component, in particular an interior lining component for a motor vehicle, which is arranged on a lower die of a press tool and which is overlaid with a pre-fixed laminating material. The laminating material is fixed on the surface of the component by means of a seam fixing stay which is formed as an integral constituent part of the upper die of the press tool.11-29-2012
20120080132SECURING MECHANISM AND METHOD FOR WAFER BONDER - Disclosed are various features associated with a securing mechanism for a wafer bonder. In certain situations, operation of securing mechanisms can generate undesirable particles and debris, and some them can be introduced to a wafer being bonded. In certain implementations, a securing mechanism can be configured to reduce the likelihood of such particles and debris being introduced to the wafer.04-05-2012
20110265928INTRODUCTION OF NANOPARTICLES - The invention relates to a method for joining objects made of metal, plastic or ceramic by means of heat input such as soldering or welding, wherein materials such as particles, in particular nanoparticles, elements, atoms, molecules or ions are introduced into the joint. It is proposed according to the invention that a gas stream brings gaseous compounds to the joint which decompose at elevated temperature and deposit particles.11-03-2011
20100230030Apparatus and method for fabricating bonded substrate - A bonded-substrate fabricating apparatus capable of reducing defective bonded substrates fabricated. A transfer robot sucks the outer edge area of the bottom surface of a substrate and spouts gas toward the bottom surface of the substrate to carry the substrate into a vacuum process chamber of a press machine while keeping the substrate horizontally. A press plate holds the substrate, which is held by the transfer robot, by suction.09-16-2010
20120318431METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING APPARATUS - In one embodiment, a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device is disclosed. The method can include, upon attaching a bonding material containing a resin and a solvent to a second surface opposed to a first surface including a circuit pattern of a wafer, heating the bonding material to evaporate the solvent and decreasing vapor pressure of the solvent in an atmosphere faced with the bonding material and heating the attached bonding material to form a bonding layer.12-20-2012
20120318430Label Applicator Belt System - A label applicator system is described comprising one or more, and preferably two, assemblies of rollers and belts. The assemblies are arranged relative to one another such that at least a portion of the belts of each assembly are aligned with one another to define an article receiving lane. The assemblies are arranged and configured such that the lane extends in a zig-zag path, a relatively straight path, and/or an arcuate path. Selection of the lane geometry along with appropriate control of belt velocities enable high rates of applying labels to articles and particularly containers having compound curves.12-20-2012
20120279631METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING VANE - In a manufacturing method of a vane having an inner-ply vane within an outer-ply vane and a rear space in its inside, (a) an inner-ply vane woven-fiber formed body made of reinforcement fiber is formed on a jig corresponding to an inner surface profile of the inner-ply vane; (b) matrix is infiltrated into the inner-ply vane woven-fiber formed body to make the inner-ply vane; (c) the jig is removed; (d) a supplemental jig corresponding to the rear space and the inner-ply vane are integrated to form a integrated body; (e) an outer-ply vane woven-fiber formed body made of reinforcement fiber on a surface of the integrated body; (f) matrix is infiltrated into the outer-ply vane woven-fiber formed body to make the outer-ply vane. According to the manufacturing method, it becomes possible to manufacture a vane that can improve turbine efficiency by reducing thickness of a trailing edge of the vane.11-08-2012
20120279632Apparatus And Methods For Dispensing Adhesive To Labels - In one aspect, a vacuum drum assembly for use with a labeling apparatus includes apertures for supporting labels on an outer surface using vacuum pressure. The vacuum drum assembly may include air distributors for providing vacuum pressure to selected apertures to accommodate various lengths or widths of labels. The vacuum drum assembly may also be adjustable to vary the spacing between apertures to accommodate various lengths of labels.11-08-2012
20120090758Method For Manufacturing Separator, Separator Manufactured By The Method And Method For Manufacturing Electrochemical Device Including The Separator - Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a separator. The method includes (S1) preparing a porous planar substrate having a plurality of pores, (S2) preparing a slurry containing inorganic particles dispersed therein and a polymer solution including a first binder polymer and a second binder polymer in a solvent, and sequentially coating the slurry on the porous substrate through a first discharge hole and a non-solvent incapable of dissolving the second binder polymer on the slurry through a second discharge hole adjacent to the first discharge hole, and (S3) simultaneously removing the solvent and the non-solvent by drying. According to the method, a separator with good bindability to electrodes can be manufactured in an easy manner. In addition, problems associated with the separation of inorganic particles in the course of manufacturing an electrochemical device can be avoided.04-19-2012
20090277560CARRIER FOR COLD SEAL COATED FACE AND BACK - A double-sidedly coated backing comprising on one side (referred to below as face) an outer layer of a pressure-sensitive adhesive and on the other side (referred to below as reverse) an outer layer of an apolar release coating forming a contact angle of greater than 85° with water at 20° C.11-12-2009
20100218874METHOD OF APPLYING MULTI-LAYER STRUCTURE ONTO A CURVED SUBSTRATE - A curved multi-layer structure (09-02-2010
20120325392METHOD FOR FABRICATING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A method for fabricating a liquid crystal display panel includes a step where, on a first mother substrate having an alignment film formed thereon, a first sealing member is provided to surround a display area and overlap the alignment film, and a second sealing member is provided such that the second sealing member extends along at least a side of the first sealing member and is spaced from the alignment film; and a step where the first mother substrate having the first and second sealing members provided thereon and a second mother substrate having an alignment film formed thereon are attached to each other such that the first and second sealing members are united each other with their side edges being in contact with each other.12-27-2012
20120285603ANISOTROPIC CONDUCTIVE FILM, JOINED STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE JOINED STRUCTURE - A method for producing a joined structure, the method involving pressure-bonding first and second circuit members together via an anisotropic conductive film while the circuit members are being heated, to thereby join the circuit members with each other. The anisotropic conductive film electrically connects the first circuit member with the second circuit member having a nitrogen atom-containing film on a surface facing the first circuit member, wherein the anisotropic conductive film, the first layer and the second layer are further defined including the provisions that at least one of the first and second layers includes conductive particles, and the difference in maximum exothermic peak temperature between the first and second layers is within the range up to 20° C.11-15-2012
20120138206ADHESIVES AND SEALANTS CONTAINING CYCLOHEXANE POLYCARBOXYLIC ACID DERIVATIVES - The invention relates to an adhesive or sealant comprising at least (A) 10% to 90% by weight of a compound selected from the group consisting of polyurethanes, polyureas, polyacrylates and polysulphides and at least (B) 1% to 50% by weight of a cyclohexanepolycarboxylic acid derivative, the adhesive or sealant containing no C06-07-2012
20130008581PAIR OF SUBSTRATE HOLDERS, SUBSTRATE HOLDER, SUBSTRATE BONDING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DEVICE - A substrate holder pair comprising a first substrate holder and a second substrate holder that holds a first substrate and a second substrate bonded to each other, between itself and the first substrate holder. The first substrate holder includes a pressure receiving portion that, when the first substrate holder is separated from the second substrate holder, is pressed by a pressing member, and the second substrate holder includes a passing portion through which passes the pressing member, to enable pressing of the pressure receiving portion by the pressing member.01-10-2013
20130008582METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN ELONGATE INSERT MADE OF A METAL MATRIX COMPOSITE - A method of manufacturing an elongate insert configured to be integrated by CIC in a metal container, including coated yarns bonded together, the coated yarns being formed from metal-coated ceramic fibers. The method includes placing the coated yarns side by side in a bundle and pulling the fiber bundle through a shaping element so as to compact the fiber bundle transversely while forming the fiber bundle so as to have a defined cross section. A metal part incorporating a fibrous insert can be manufactured by the CIC technique.01-10-2013
20100132871THERMAL DIFFUSION SHEET AND METHOD FOR MOUNTING THE SAME - A thermal diffusion sheet of the present invention includes a graphite sheet and thermally conductive adhesive layers attached to both principal surfaces of the graphite sheet. The thermally conductive adhesive layer on a first surface is substantially the same in size as the graphite sheet. The thermally conductive adhesive layer on a second surface is relatively larger in size than the thermally conductive adhesive layer on the first surface, and the entire periphery of the thermally conductive adhesive layer on the second surface lies outside the graphite sheet. The adhesive strength of the thermally conductive adhesive layers on the first and second surfaces after exposure to 40° C. for 168 hours is reduced by no more than 20% relative to the initial adhesive strength. Ahardened material of a polymer component of the thermally conductive adhesive layers on the first and second surfaces has a thermal conductivity of 0.6 W/m·K or more. With this configuration, the thermal diffusion sheet has a structure in which the graphite sheet is sealed by attaching the thermally conductive adhesive layer that is larger than the graphite sheet and has a good thermal conductivity in the plane direction to a radiator plate, and can transfer heat to the radiator plate reliably at a low cost.06-03-2010
20130014881Biaxial Drive Mechanism, Die Bonder and Die Bonder Operating MethodAANM FUKASAWA; ShingoAACI KumagayaAACO JPAAGP FUKASAWA; Shingo Kumagaya JPAANM Hosaka; KojiAACI KumagayaAACO JPAAGP Hosaka; Koji Kumagaya JP - A highly reliable biaxial drive mechanism and a die bonder operating method capable of preventing fall of an elevation axis of a linear motor upon loss of power are disclosed. The biaxial drive mechanism includes a handling part; a biaxial drive axes provided with a first linear motor unit having a first movable part that moves up and down the handling part along a first linear guide and a first stationary part, and a second linear motor unit having a second movable part that moves the handling part in a horizontal direction vertical to a direction of up and down movement and a second stationary part; a main power source that supplies a power source to the biaxial drive axes; and an elevation axis fall prevention unit that prevents fall of a handling part upon loss of power at the main power source.01-17-2013
20130014882METHOD FOR PRODUCING COATING MATERIALAANM Schmid; JohannesAACI StarzachAACO DEAAGP Schmid; Johannes Starzach DE - The invention relates to a method for producing coating material (01-17-2013
20130020007METHOD OF MANUFACTURING VEHICLE WINDOWN PANE MEMBER - The present invention relates to a process for manufacturing a window material for vehicles, the window material including a curved glass plate, a curved resin plate provided at a side of a concave surface of the curved glass plate and curving along a shape of the curved glass plate, a resin layer sandwiched between the curved glass plate and the curved resin plate, and a sealing portion surrounding a periphery of the resin layer, the process including the specific steps.01-24-2013
20130020008Device for Performing Consolidation and Method of Use Thereof - A preforming device and method of use thereof, the device including a rack, a pinion, belt, belt tensioning feature, and mechanism for supporting a variably appliable enhanced pressure, such as may be applied using a bladder or bladders having one or more valves, the device capable of engaging a mandrel to form at least one ply and a binder against the exterior of the mandrel.01-24-2013
20130020006AUTOMATIC MACHINE AND METHOD FOR ALTERNABLE APPLICATION OF A PLURALITY OF FLEXIBLE SPACER PROFILES ON A GLASS SHEET - An automatic machine and an automatic method for the alternating application of a plurality of flexible spacer profiles, preferably made of expanded synthetic material, on a glass sheet in order to compose the insulating glazing, where a dynamic magazine, which contains a plurality of reels of flexible spacer profile is paired with an application head and the path of the flexible spacer profile lies around the rotation axis of the application head, thus rendering feeding from the magazine compatible, thereby allowing the alternability of the reels, with the functionality of the application head, which requires a 360° freedom of rotation.01-24-2013
20130020005APPLICATORS FOR ALIGNING PROTECTIVE FILMS ON DEVICE SURFACES - A device surface of a device (e.g., a screen or touchpad of a mobile phone or a portable media player) may be protected from damage by the application of a protective film with an adhesive. However, it may be difficult for a user to achieve an accurate alignment of the film with the device surface, resulting in cosmetic and functional disadvantages. Presented herein are techniques for achieving an accurate alignment of the film to the device surface through the use of an applicator, comprising one or more anchors that respectively couple with one or more projections of the device surface (e.g., a plug conformant with a headphones port). The film may be positioned with respect to the applicator, such that when the anchors of the applicator couple with corresponding surface projections of the device surface, the film is accurately and precisely aligned with the device surface.01-24-2013
20120241072COMPONENT PRESS-BONDING APPARATUS AND COMPONENT PRESS-BONDING METHOD - In a component press-bonding apparatus including a press-bonding tool for press-bonding a component, which is placed on a panel, to the panel via a sheet, the press-bonding tool is provided so as to be movable in a first direction (X-axis direction) orthogonal to a press-bonding direction. The component press-bonding apparatus has a sheet conveyance unit comprising: a feed reel which feeds a sheet in a second direction (Y-axis direction) orthogonal to the press-bonding direction and the first direction and which is movable in the first direction; a path member which forms a sheet path extending from the feed reel in the second direction and reaching the press-bonding tool and which is movable in the first direction; and a feed roller for feeding the sheet in the second direction. The feed roller is removably fitted to the sheet conveyance unit.09-27-2012
20120241071DOUBLE-SIDED PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET WITH RELEASE SHEETS - As a double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet with release sheets that does not become charged with static electricity even when the double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet with release sheets is turned into a roll, cut or superposed, proposed is a sheet formed in such a way that, in the double-sided pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet with release sheets comprising a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer and two release sheets on both the top and bottom sides of the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer side of at least one of the release sheets and the surface on the side opposite to the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer, i.e. the back surface, of the at least one of the release sheets have electric conductivity.09-27-2012
20120241070METHOD OF MAKING A BIOCHEMICAL TEST STRIP - A method of making a biochemical test strip is disclosed which comprises the step of providing a substrate; the step of forming a metalizable primer on the area in which a circuit layout being to be formed; the step of forming a metal layer on the metalizable primer to form the circuit layout; using the substrate having the circuit layout to form the biochemical test strip.09-27-2012
20080251181NON-TRANSPARENT MICROVOIDED AXIALLY STRETCHED FILM, PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREFOR AND PROCESS FOR OBTAINING A TRANSPARENT PATTERN THEREWITH - A film consisting essentially of a continuous phase linear polyester matrix having dispersed therein a non-crosslinked random SAN-polymer and dispersed or dissolved therein at least one ingredient from the group of ingredients consisting of inorganic opacifying pigments, whitening agents, colorants, UV-absorbers, light stabilizers, antioxidants and flame retardants, wherein the film is white, microvoided, non-transparent and axially stretched; the linear polyester matrix has monomer units consisting essentially of at least one aromatic dicarboxylic acid, at least one aliphatic diol and optionally at least one aliphatic dicarboxylic acid; and the weight ratio of the linear polyester to the non-crosslinked SAN-polymer is in the range of 2.0:1 to 19.0:1, wherein one of said at least one aromatic dicarboxylate monomer units is isophthalate and said isophthalate is present in said polyester matrix in a concentration of 15 mole % or less of all the dicarboxylate monomer units in said linear polyester matrix; the use of the non-transparent microvoided axially stretched film as a synthetic paper; an image recording element comprising the non-transparent microvoided axially stretched film; a process for the preparing of the non-transparent microvoided axially stretched film; and a process for obtaining a transparent pattern therewith.10-16-2008
20080236718Stain-Resistant Flooring Material - The present invention provides a flooring material including a base portion, a coating portion being positioned in contact with an upper surface of the base portion and creating an upper surface of the flooring material, wherein the coating portion is substantially free from contaminants from the base portion which decrease the stain resistance of the coating portion and wherein the coating portion includes a first particulate material which at least partially penetrates the base portion and is proud from the upper surface of the flooring material.10-02-2008
20080223500AIR-PERMEABLE COMPOSITE FABRIC - An air-permeable composite fabric is provided. The composite fabric has an inner fabric layer, an outer fabric layer, and an intermediate vapor barrier. The vapor barrier is selected from adhesive material and an adhesive/membrane combination designed so the composite fabric has a level of air permeability to allow air flow between the first fabric layer and the second fabric layer and a variable level of water vapor diffusion resistance that decreases as air speed impinging on the composite fabric increases.09-18-2008
20080223499Methods of Fabricating Polymeric Structures Incorporating Microscale Fluidic Elements - The present invention generally provides improved methods of fabricating polymeric microfluidic devices that incorporate microscale fluidic structures, whereby the fabrication process does not substantially distort or deform such structures. The methods of the invention generally provide enhanced bonding processes for mating and bonding substrate layers to define the microscale channel networks therebetween.09-18-2008
20100059162Painter's tape for corners - The present invention is an improved method for applying masking tape, such as but not limited to painter's tape to surface areas wherein a 90 degree angle is encountered, such as window panes, door jambs, and corners of walls, ceilings and floors. The preferred embodiment and all alternative embodiments are comprised of easily accessed segments of material comprised of at least one 90 degree angle and releasable adhesive on part or all of the ventral aspect. The preferred embodiment and two alternative embodiments utilize a tape roll structure with the addition of perforation axes at regular intervals. The preferred embodiment and one alternative embodiment are also comprised of no adhesive zones on the ventral aspect of each tape segment. An alternative embodiment to the tape roll structure is comprised of containment of the releasable segments on a non-adhesive backing.03-11-2010
20130168004METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BONDING MEMBER - To reliably avoid inclusion of air bubbles into adhesive when bonding a member to another member with an adhesive held between them. A first member 07-04-2013
20130174957INTERMEDIATE TRANSFER BELT STEERING RIB APPLICATOR DEVICE AND METHOD - A system and apparatus are provided for adhering steering ribs to an intermediate transfer belt (ITB). These steering ribs (one or more) are applied to the ITB by placing the rib material around a cylindrical fixture. The rib material is held in place by a vacuum that is applied to the rib material to hold it against the fixture. An ITB may be separately held in place on the fixture by another vacuum until the rib material is adhered to the inside surface of the ITB through application of compressed air to force the rib material outward against the ITB. Once the rib material is adhered to the ITB, a series of apertures directs compressed air against the rib and the ITB to release them from the fixture.07-11-2013
20130092309PROCESS AND DEVICE FOR WELDING A THERMOPLASTIC STIFFENER - The invention relates to a device for welding a stiffener to a skin. The stiffener has a stiffener foot with a bearing surface parallel to the skin surface and a stiffener flange projecting away from the plane of the bearing surface. The device includes a metallic support includes a seating surface matching the shape of the receiving side; a groove which accommodates a flange of the stiffener inserted in the groove; an insulative supporting structure for positioning a bearing surface against the receiving side; and a conformal panel for applying pressure forcing said bearing surface against said receiving side. A heater temporarily raises the temperature of bearing surface of the stiffener and the adjacent receiving side of the skin to above the melting point of the matrix when pressure is applied thereby welding the stiffener to the skin.04-18-2013
20130092310BUFFER FILM FOR MULTI-CHIP PACKAGING - A buffer film for multi-chip packaging which does not cause out of alignment during multi-chip packaging and ensures favorable connection reliability has a structure in which a heat-resistant resin layer having a linear expansion coefficient of 80 ppm/° C. or less and a flexible resin layer made of a resin material having a Shore A hardness according to JIS K6253 of 10 to 80 are laminated. A multi-chip module can be produced by aligning a plurality of chip devices on a substrate through an adhesive to perform temporary adhesion, disposing the buffer film for multi-chip packaging between the chip devices and a bonding head so that the heat-resistant resin layer is on a chip device side, and connecting the plurality of chip devices with the substrate by applying heat and pressure to the chip devices toward the substrate with the bonding head.04-18-2013
20130098524ADHESIVE POLARIZATION PLATE, IMAGE DISPLAY AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING ADHESIVE POLARIZATION PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY - A method for manufacturing a pressure-sensitive adhesive polarizing plate comprising a polarizer (P), a transparent protective film (E) provided on only one side of the polarizer (P) with an adhesive layer (G) interposed therebetween, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (B) provided on another side of the polarizer (P) with a protective layer (H) interposed therebetween, the method including forming the protective layer (H) on one side of the polarizer (P) and then placing the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (B) on the protective layer (H), so that a laminate of the polarizer (P) and the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (B) is formed, wherein the protective layer (H) has a tensile modulus of 100 MPa or more.04-25-2013
20110265929METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - A triaxial acceleration sensor which has a structure including a cover joined to a substrate including a mechanically operable functional unit to be sealed, is adapted in such a way that the joined state can be reliably obtained so as to not interfere with a displacement of the functional unit. A sealing frame is made of a heated polyimide on a periphery of an upper main surface of a substrate provided with a functional unit, and a sealing layer made of a polyimide is formed over an entire lower main surface of a cover. For integrating the substrate and the cover so as to seal the functional unit, the sealing frame and the sealing layer are joined to each other by heating and pressurizing the sealing frame and the sealing layer at a temperature that is about 50° C. to about 150° C. higher than a glass transition temperature of the polyimide while bringing the sealing frame and the sealing layer into contact with each other. In this case, a recess is formed in the vicinity of a portion of the sealing layer to be brought into contact with the sealing frame so that a bump, generated from the sealing layer which is deformed in the joining step, is prevented from protruding toward the functional unit.11-03-2011
20130126066DIRECTLY LAMINATED PLATE - The invention relates to a directly laminated plate or board that is produced by hot-pressing a core with absorbent, resin-impregnated layers, wherein at least one board surface has a decorative layer with a graphic representation of the surface of an imitated material, in addition to a resin-impregnated, transparent cover layer on said decorative layer, with a relief-like reproduction of the surface structure of the imitated material, where a resinous intermediate ply is provided between the decorative layer and the core.05-23-2013
20130139945SUPPORTING PROFILED ELEMENT, METHOD FOR PRODUCING A SUPPORTING PROFILED ELEMENT, AND USE OF SAID SUPPORTING PROFILED ELEMENT IN A METHOD FOR PRODUCING A REINFORCED VEHICLE FUSELAGE COMPONENT - A supporting profiled demerit is configured to support a reinforcing profiled element that is formed from a fiber composite semi-finished product during a curing process of a method for producing a vehicle fuselage component, during which the reinforcing profiled element is bonded to a surface of a fuselage shell that is also formed from a fiber composite semi-finished product. The supporting profiled element includes an air-impermeable profiled hose having two ends and a first end piece that is detachably inserted at a first of the two ends of the profiled hose so as to form an insertion connection. The first end piece is sealed against the profiled hose by the insertion connection.06-06-2013
20130139946PROCESS FOR BONDING TWO SUBSTRATES - The invention relates to a method for bonding two substrates, in particular two semiconductor substrates which, in order to be able to improve the reliability of the process, provides the step of providing a gaseous flow over the bonding surfaces of the substrates. The gaseous flow is preferably a laminar flow that is essentially parallel to the bonding surfaces of the substrates, and has a temperature in a range of from room temperature up to 100° C.06-06-2013
20100276057ETHYLENE-BUTENE COPOLYMER, ADHESIVE COMPOSITION INCLUDING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME - An ethylene-butene copolymer prepared from ethylene monomer and butene monomer, the ethylene-butene copolymer including at least 78 mole % ethylene and no greater than 22 mole % butene, and a hot melt adhesive composition including from 40% by weight to 90% by weight of the ethylene-butene copolymer, tackifying agent, and wax.11-04-2010
20080202664Method of manufacturing a piezoelectric package having a composite structure - A piezoelectric package comprises a piezoelectric plate having a first planar surface and a second planar surface that are electrically isolated from each other. The piezoelectric package further comprises a first electrically conductive layer electrically coupled to the first planar surface, and a second electrically conductive layer electrically coupled to the second planar surface. The piezoelectric package further comprises a first electrically insulative material (e.g., a rigid fiber composite material) encapsulating the piezoelectric plate and at least portions of the first and second electrically conductive layers.08-28-2008
20080202663SURFACE PROTECTION FILM WITH LOW UNWIND FORCE - The invention relates to a self-adhesive protective film composed of a backing to one side of which an adhesive is applied, characterized in that the backing has at least two layers: a first layer, facing the adhesive, comprising an unoriented film which comprises at least one propylene block copolymer with an amount of 10% to 95% (w/w), and a second layer, facing away from the adhesive, comprising a film which contains at least 75% (w/w), preferably at least 80% (w/w), of a low-density polyethylene.08-28-2008
20080202662Two-Sided Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Tapes for the Production of Liquid Crystal Displays with Light-Reflective and Absorbing Properties - Disclosed is a pressure-sensitive adhesive tape, especially for creating adhesion of optical liquid crystal displays (LCDs), comprising a top face with light-reflective properties and a bottom face with light-absorbing properties, and a support film with a top face and a bottom face. Both faces of the contact-sensitive adhesive tape are provided with an outer pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (layers b, b′). The inventive pressure-sensitive adhesive tape includes at least one white-colored layer for creating the light-reflective effect and at least one pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (layer c) that is dyed black in order to create the light-absorbing effect are provided between the outer pressure-sensitive adhesive layers while at least the pressure-sensitive adhesive layer on the top face is transparent.08-28-2008
20130146203REDUCTION GRIPPER FOR A COLD GLUE UNIT - A device for transferring labels in a labeling machine with at least two retaining elements for holding labels, with the retaining elements being mounted offset in the circumferential direction around a gripper cylinder axle, and a mechanical control means configured to change the relative speed between the retaining elements in the circumferential direction of the gripper cylinder.06-13-2013
20130146204REGULATORY LABEL COMPLIANCE APPARATUS AND METHOD - An apparatus and method for labeling products may be applied to vehicle labeling, where complying with legal requirements of one jurisdiction may otherwise violate legal requirements within a second jurisdiction. Label content, format, and placement on vehicles, as imposed by federal law, creates a visual obstruction in violation of state law when a prospective customer is driving the vehicle. A new product label configured as a panel, which may be the Monroney sticker for a vehicle, or which may contain the Monroney sticker information and extend beyond that label itself, acts as a one-way panel. The panel permits transmission of light inward toward the driver, thus appearing sufficiently transparent not to create a visual obstruction. The panel may be sized from the size of a conventional Monroney sticker, up to the size of the entire window, acting as a window shade and a window sticker.06-13-2013
20130146205DISPOSABLE COUNTERTOP PROTECTION - A flexible, polymeric, self-adhering, disposable film and delivery system for countertop protection during food preparation. The film or sheet is constructed and arranged to temporarily and releasably adhere to an upper surface of the countertop to cover enough of the food-preparation surface in order to protect that surface from any particulates coming from food preparation activity. In one form, multiple film sheets are packaged together by stacking the individual sheets or by forming a continuous roll of sheets. The continuous roll of sheets are separable into individual sheets by means of a perforated score line or by cutting such as with scissors or other tools. One or more perforated score lines can be formed in the roll of sheets thereby forming a pattern of score lines for creating a wide variety of sizes and shape options for the individual sheets from a single roll of sheets.06-13-2013
20130146206REINFORCED MAGNET - A magnet that includes a composite body and at least one reinforcing element. The reinforcing element is embedded within the body and increases the radial strength of the body. As a result, the magnet is able to rotate at higher speeds without fracturing. Additionally, methods of manufacturing the magnet are described.06-13-2013
20080196815Bonding method for laminated piezoelectric element - A laminated piezoelectric element includes plural internal electrodes which are laminated and has a dead area at outer regions thereof. The laminated piezoelectric element has first and second end surfaces in an expansion direction thereof. On bonding a first bonded surface of a piezoelectric element fixing portion to the first end surface, a bonding method includes forming a first adhesive accumulation in the first bonded surface, accumulating an adhesive agent to the first adhesive accumulation, and bonding the first end surface to the first bonded surface. On boding a vibration friction element to the second end surface, the bonding method includes forming, in a second bonded surface of the vibration friction element, a positioning guide hole for guiding the second end surface of the laminated piezoelectric element and a second adhesive accumulation, accumulating the adhesive agent in the second adhesive accumulation, and bonding the second end surface to the vibration friction portion.08-21-2008
20080196814SPATIAL LIGHT MODULATOR WITH MULTI-LAYER LANDING STRUCTURES - A method of fabricating a spatial light modulator. The method includes providing a first substrate including a first bonding surface, forming a first layer coupled to the bonding surface, wherein the first layer is characterized by a first set of material parameters, and forming a second layer coupled to the first layer, wherein the second layer is characterized by a second set of material parameters. The method also includes patterning the first layer and the second layer to form a plurality of landing structures extending to a first distance from the bonding surface of the first substrate. The method further includes providing a second substrate including a second bonding surface, joining the first bonding surface of the first substrate to the second bonding surface of the second substrate, and forming a plurality of moveable mirrors from the second substrate. During operation, the moveable mirrors make contact with the second layer.08-21-2008
20110226402Method for repurposing a tire - An environmentally conscious method for repurposing or reusing tires. In lieu of shredding, burning, or burying otherwise non-biodegradable spent tires, they are repurposed for advertising, marketing, or decorative purposes, including covering the tires or painting and affixing additional elements to same to simulate generally any round, circular, or disk shaped object.09-22-2011
20120273110METHOD OF MAKING AND PRESCRIBING TINTED LENSES - Methods of fabricating and prescribing lenses suitable for color blindness and dyslexia correction are disclosed. The corrective lens may be formed of an optically transparent base material, which is tinted to a desired color for correction by immersion in a colorant dye. The color tinted lens is then tinted by a neutral tint dye to render the lens observable as a regular corrective lens. Prescription of such lenses may be based on a dynamically balanced, or haploscopic, fashion of prescription that comprises selecting a first visual filter from a set of sixteen filters and a second visual filter from the remaining set of fifteen filters, the first for the dominant eye and the second for non-dominant eye.11-01-2012
20130153113CHEMICAL SENSOR USING METAL NANO-PARTICLES AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CHEMICAL SENSOR USING METAL NANO-PARTICLES - A chemical sensor using metal nano-particles and a method for manufacturing a chemical sensor using metal nano-particles are provided. The chemical sensor includes: metal nano-particles; single-ligand organic molecules (or a single molecule) that binds to the metal nano-particles by using a metal bonding functional group; a substrate bonding functional group formed at the metal nano-particles and the single-ligand organic molecules as bound to each other; a substrate; electrodes formed on the substrate and having an interdigitate (IDT) structure; and a substrate functional group formed on the substrate and positioned between the electrodes, wherein the substrate bonding functional group and the substrate functional group are covalently bonded.06-20-2013
20130153114METHOD OF PRODUCING SPALTED WOOD VENEERS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING SPALTED WOOD PRODUCTS - Methods of production of spalted wood veneer and spalted wood products are disclosed. The method of production of the spalted wood veneer includes comprising forming a wood veneer, and inoculating the wood veneer with spalting spores. The inoculated wood veneer is positioned in the chamber, which may be sterilized. The method of production of the spalted wood product includes sterilizing a chamber and inoculating a wood product with spalting spores. The inoculated wood product is positioned in the chamber.06-20-2013
20100314023Process for Applying Material to a Component, a Fiber and a Fiber Mat - Short fibers in a solder or a welding material often do not have the desired strength. Fiber mats that are introduced onto a surface or into a recess of a metallic component are provided. In addition a process for applying material to a metallic component is provided. In the process, a first fiber mat and a second fiber mat are used.12-16-2010
20110232821SUPPORTED GAS SEPARATION MEMBRANE AND METHOD - A method of making a gas separation membrane system by providing a porous support material having deposited thereon a metal membrane layer and imposing upon the surface thereof certain surface characteristics that provide for surface activation that enhances the placement thereon of a subsequent metal membrane layer. The gas separation membrane system is useful in the separation of hydrogen from hydrogen-containing gas streams.09-29-2011
20110232820ADHESIVE TAPE JOINING METHOD AND ADHESIVE TAPE JOINING APPARATUS - A frame transport unit places a ring frame on a frame holding section of a holding table, and a holding arm suspendingly holds a protection sheet to place it on a wafer holding table. The holding arm suction-holds a wafer to place it on the protection sheet such that a circuit surface of the wafer is directed downward. An adhesive tape is joined to the wafer and the ring frame suction-held via the protection sheet.09-29-2011
20110290399Quilt boards for no sew quilting - The design and method for no sew fabric quilting is described that produces quilt like pictures for home decor or other uses. A pliable or foam like material serves as the quilting medium to which fabric is attached by tucking the fabric into cut pattern grooves. A thin rigid base provides support to the quilt picture. An adhesive coating with a paper carrier is part of the cut pattern medium and provides added support to the cut grooves in holding fabric in place. The paper carrier, when peeled off the adhesive also serves as a pattern piece to cut the fabric. Fabric is placed on the adhesive and edges tucked into pattern grooves using a narrow scalpel like tool. A thin foam sheet attached to the base backside finishes the item and is then ready to be hung after adding a wall hanger.12-01-2011
20110303343MICROFLUIDIC BONDING TECHNOLOGY - The invention is directed to forming a bond between dissimilar polymer surfaces. By providing one substrate that comprises a vinyl acetate polymer, and then by modifying the surface energy of that substrate, that substrate may be advantageously bonded with a second polymer substrate having a surface whose surface energy has been modified. In one example, the first substrate is a rigid substrate, while the second substrate is a flexible membrane that is comprised of a thermoplastic elastomer and a vinyl acetate.12-15-2011
20110303342Tape Applicator - The invention relates to an applicator device (12-15-2011
20130186546MULTI-LAYER MATERIAL AND METHOD OF APPLICATION - A multi-layer material suitable for use as a covering for an article includes a polymeric cellular layer and nonwoven backing layer. The multi-layer material having a creasability angle of between about 20 and about 160 degrees.07-25-2013
20130186547METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CONDUCTIVE FILM ROLL - A method for manufacturing a conductive film roll includes step (A), step (B), and step (C). Step (A) is laminating a first transparent conductor layer and a first metal layer on one surface of a film substrate while rewinding a first roll of the film substrate to obtain a first laminate. Step (B) is conveying the first laminate in air while rewinding a second roll and forming an oxidized coated layer on a surface of the first metal layer to obtain a second laminate. Step (C) is manufacturing a third laminate by laminating a second transparent conductor layer and a second metal layer on the other surface of the film substrate to obtain a fourth roll. Operation effects of the oxidized coated layer prevents blocking.07-25-2013
20130186548METHOD FOR PRODUCING LAMINATED FILM - A process including (1) applying a solution composition to one or both sides of a first transparent resin film to form a coating layer or layers, wherein the solution composition contains an active energy ray-curable compound, a photopolymerization initiator, and a solvent, wherein the photopolymerization initiator has a 10% weight loss temperature of 170° C. or more as measured by a loss-on-heating test; (2) removing, after the coating step (1), a solvent from the coating layer or layers by drying under such temperature conditions that the first laminated film obtained has a thermal shrinkage of 0.5% or less when heated at 150° C. for 1 hour, and (3) curing the coating layer or layers after the heat-treating step (2). A second laminated film produced with the first laminated film makes it possible to suppress curling and to prevent oligomer precipitation.07-25-2013
20090308520METHOD FOR EXFOLIATING CARBONIZATION CATALYST FROM GRAPHENE SHEET, METHOD FOR TRANSFERRING GRAPHENE SHEET FROM WHICH CARBONIZATION CATALYST IS EXFOLIATED TO DEVICE, GRAPHENE SHEET AND DEVICE USING THE GRAPHENE SHEET - A carbonization catalyst for forming graphene may be exfoliated from a graphene sheet by etching. A binder layer may be formed on the graphene sheet on which a carbonization catalyst is formed, to support and fix all or part of the graphene sheet. Further, the graphene sheet from which the carbonization catalyst is exfoliated may be transferred to a device. When exfoliating the carbonization catalyst from the graphene sheet, an acid may be used together with a wetting agent.12-17-2009
20120018072METHOD FOR STORING RESIN SOLUTION, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING PREPREG AND LAMINATE - This invention relates to a method for storing a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin solution, which is difficult to precipitate due to long term storage in a solution state, and particularly relates to a method for storing a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin solution (AB), which comprises: preparing (i) a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin solution (AB) comprising a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin (A), a maleimide compound (B) and a solvent, (ii) a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin solution (AB) comprising a prepolymer of a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin (A), a maleimide compound (B) and a solvent, or (iii) a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin solution (AB) comprising a prepolymer of a naphthol aralkyl type cyanate ester resin (A) and a maleimide compound (B), and a solvent, and; storing the resin solution (AB).01-26-2012
20130192740LAMINATE PROCESSING METHOD - A solar battery cell serving as a member to be protected is sandwiched between protective films for lamination and disposed in a press-type laminating device. The protective films are then heated, and when the temperature of the protective films becomes a first temperature which is equal to or higher than the softening point of the protective films, pressing of the protective films and the solar battery cell is started. Then the protective films are held at a second temperature (target temperature) that is higher than the first temperature, in a state in which the protective films and the member to be protected are pressed.08-01-2013
20120291937PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING AN ACOUSTIC PANEL FOR AN AIRCRAFT NACELLE - Process for manufacturing an acoustic panel for an aircraft nacelle. The invention relates to a process for manufacturing an acoustic panel (11-22-2012
20130199692Surface Functionalization of Polyester - Methods for surface treatment of polyester substrates are described. Treatment methods include adherence of a polymer layer on a surface of the polyester so as to increase the hydrophilic properties of the surface. Polymers can be polyelectrolytes that are adsorbed at the surface or polymer brushes that are polymerized at the surface. Further surface functionalization can include the adherence of inorganic nanoparticles to the surface. The polyester substrates can be recycled polyester such as recycled polyethylene terephthalate that has been subjected to a partial saponification reaction during the recycling process.08-08-2013
20130199693WEAR PART - A tool component comprising a wear part covered at least in part by a connection member, the wear part having a specified hardness and the connection member being a metal or alloy, and the wear part comprising a surface that includes one or more depressions or projections therefrom, and the connection member having been pressed against that surface so that at least the surface of the connection member that faces the wear part surface follows the profile of the wear part, whereby relative movement between the wear part and connection member is substantially prevented. The metal or alloy connection member may be readily attached to a tool body for example by brazing of the like. The wear part may comprise a material that is not readily brazeable, for example a ceramic material or a cermet or a superhard material or a composite of such materials.08-08-2013
20130199694METHOD OF MAKING ANNEALED DOOR SKINS AND COMPOSITE DOOR ASSEMBLIES, AND RELATED ARTICLES - A method is provided for making an annealed door skin or composite door assembly. At least the door skin is formed of a composition comprising a thermoset binder and fiberglass. The door skin, alone or in combination with other parts of a door assembly, is subjected to annealing to make the annealed door skin. The process of annealing comprises the step of heating the door skin, alone or in combination with other parts of the door assembly, above the glass transition temperature yet below the thermal degradation temperature of the thermoset binder for a sufficient amount of time to cause release internal stresses in the door skin, then the step of cooling the door skin.08-08-2013
20120067497BONDING TOOL FOR ATTACHING PREPARED ADHESIVE TO BONDING PART - A manually operated or automated bonding tool for the attachment of a formed adhesive element to a bonding part is disclosed. The bonding tool includes a loading module in which the bare bonding part is loaded, an oven module in which the bare bonding part is heated, an adhesive picking station module in which the adhesive is attached to the heated bare bonding part, and a part transfer module which advances the bare bonding part sequentially from the loading module, through the oven module, and to the adhesive picking station module. The modules are mounted on a base plate. The loading module includes a bare bonding part-retaining aperture formed in its top and an adjacent finger notch. The oven module receives the unheated bare bonding part from the loading module. The oven module includes an elongated heating block having a bonding part guide by which the bare bonding parts are transferred through the oven and to the adhesive picking station module where the formed adhesive element is attached to the heated bare bonding part. The part transfer module is used to push the unheated bare bonding part into and through the oven module and into position on the adhesive picking station module. An applicator is used to remove the bonding part with the attached formed adhesive element from the adhesive picking station module and into position on a selected substrate.03-22-2012
20080257473Encapsulation Tool and Methods - Methods and devices are provided for improving the encapsulation processes for an organic electronic device.10-23-2008
20130206315Method for Manufacturing Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Film - Provided is a method for manufacturing an electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding film, including: (a) providing a single insulating layer on a first protective film, the insulating layer being made of an insulating layer composition including at least one resin selected from a thermoplastic resin and a thermosetting resin and at least one filler selected from a flame-retardant filler and an abrasion-resistant filler; (b) providing a metal layer on the insulating layer; (c) providing a conductive adhesive layer on the metal layer, the conductive adhesive layer being made from a conductive adhesive layer composition including at least one resin selected from a thermoplastic resin and a thermosetting resin and a conductive filler; and (d) providing a second protective film on the conductive adhesive layer, and an EMI shielding film manufactured by the method.08-15-2013

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