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20130043438ANTISTATIC OR SEMI-CONDUCTIVE POLYURETHANE ELASTOMERS - A polyurethane elastomer showing desirable conductivity properties comprises at least 0.3 percent by weight of an aggregated particulate carbon black, having a particle size of less than or equal to 100 nanometers, that forms a continuous conductive pathway within the polyurethane elastomer. The polyurethane elastomer may exhibit a surface resistivity ranging from 1×1002-21-2013
20100155673Method for Producing Conductive Masterbatch - The present invention relates to a method for producing a conductive masterbatch containing a polyamide resin and a carbonaceous filler. The present invention provides a method for producing a conductive masterbatch which can suppress an increase in resin temperature during extrusion, formation of die drips, and strand breakage and can also significantly increase the output of extruding. The method is achieved by the steps of feeding the carbonaceous filler to a molten first polyamide to melt-knead them together and then feeding a second polyamide to the resulting melt-kneaded product to further melt-knead the second polyamide, the carbonaceous filler, and the first polyamide.06-24-2010
20130075671METHODS FOR FORMING POLYIMIDE-CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE FILM, AND POLYIMIDE-CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE FILMS FORMED THEREOF - A method for forming a polyimide-carbon nanotube composite film on a substrate is provided. The method comprises: suspending carbon nanotubes in a solution comprising a poly(amic acid) and a suitable solvent; casting the solution onto a substrate to form a layer on the substrate; and heating the layer to convert the poly(amic acid) into a polyimide to form the polyimide-carbon nanotube composite film. A polyimide-carbon nanotube composite film and an electronic device comprising the polyimide-carbon nanotube composite film are also provided.03-28-2013
20130075670AMINOBENZENE COMPOSITIONS AND RELATED DEVICES AND METHODS - Oligomers and/or polymers comprising a backbone comprising arylamine and fluorinated alkyleneoxy moieties which may be crosslinked. Ink formulations and devices can be formed from the oligomers or polymers, or corresponding monomers. Doped compositions can be formed. Charge injection and transport layers can be formed. Improved stability can be achieved in organic electronic devices such as OLEDs and OPVs.03-28-2013
20110193031Compositions Comprising Propylene-Olefin-Copolymer Waxes and Carbon Black - The invention relates to compositions comprising certain propylene-olefin-copolymer waxes and carbon black (CB), the compositions being in the form of masterbatches, compounds or conductive polymers, and their use for producing conductive polymers and articles made of conductive polymers.08-11-2011
20110193030Compositions Comprising Propylene-Olefin-Copolymer Waxes and Carbon Nanotubes - The invention relates to compositions comprising certain propylene-olefin-copolymer waxes, and carbon nanotubes (CNTs), the compositions being in the form of masterbatches, compounds or conductive polymers, and their use for producing conductive polymers and articles made of conductive polymers.08-11-2011
20110193029SURFACE COVERING WITH STATIC CONTROL PROPERTIES - The present invention relates to a substrate-free conductive surface covering, and a process to manufacture such covering, said surface covering comprising a core layer of sheet particles which are agglomerated and embedded in a polymer matrix, wherein the particles or the polymer matrix, or both, comprise an electrically conductive material.08-11-2011
20130037760BIPOLAR PLATE FOR REDOX FLOW BATTERY - A bipolar plate for a redox flow battery that uses an electrically conductive composite having excellent mechanical strength, plasticity, and liquid-blocking property, and higher electrical conductivity is provided. The bipolar plate includes an electrically conductive composite prepared by mixing a thermoplastic resin, a carbonaceous material selected from graphite and carbon black, and a carbon nano-tube, in which a carbonaceous material content is 20 to 150 parts by weight and a carbon nano-tube content is 1 to 10 parts by weight relative to 100 parts by weight of the thermoplastic resin.02-14-2013
20130037759SEMICONDUCTIVE POLYOLEFIN COMPOSITION COMPRISING CONDUCTIVE FILLER - The present invention relates to a semiconductive polyolefin composition comprising graphene nanoplatelets. It also relates to a semiconductive polyolefin composition comprising the combination of graphene nanoplatelets and carbon black. Moreover, the present invention is related to a process for producing the semiconductive polyolefin composition as well to the use of the semiconductive polyolefin composition in a power cable. Further, the invention is also related to an article, preferably a power cable comprising at least one semiconductive layer comprising said polyolefin composition.02-14-2013
20100072431ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITIONS/SHAPED ARTICLES COMPRISING POLYAMIDE MATRICES - Polyamide matrix-based compositions containing electrically conductive fillers are molded into plastic shaped articles, e.g., automotive body parts, which are improvedly painted by electrostatic deposition processing.03-25-2010
20100072432CARBON NANOTUBE REINFORCED POLYMER AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE SAME - Carbon nanotube reinforced polymers include a polymer and carbon nanotubes reinforcing the polymer. The carbon nanotube reinforced polymer exhibits a conductivity percolation threshold of less than 1003-25-2010
20130082215Electrically Conductive, Mesophase-Separated Olefin Multiblock Copolymer Compositions - Free radically crosslinked, electrically conductive compositions exhibiting a highly stable volume resistivity comprise an olefin multiblock copolymer (OBC) having a high, e.g., greater than 20 mole percent comonomer content, e.g., butylene or octene, and carbon black. These compositions exhibit a highly stable volume resistivity relative to a composition similar in essentially all aspects save that the high comonomer OBC is replaced with a low comonomer OBC of similar density and melt index.04-04-2013
20090121196USE OF CARBON NANOTUBES FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A CONDUCTIVE ORGANIC COMPOSITION AND APPLICATIONS OF ONE SUCH COMPOSITION - The invention relates to the use of carbon nanotubes for the production of an electrically-conductive organic composition having an electrical resistivity that is constant as a function of temperature and to the applications of said compositions. The conductive organic composition has a temperature-insensitive electrical resistivity and a temperature-insensitive thermal conductivity. Constant resistivity as a function of temperature is represented in FIG. 05-14-2009
20100044646Supercritical fluid process for producing nano graphene platelets - The present invention provides a process for producing pristine or non-oxidized nano graphene platelets (NGPs) that are highly conductive. The process comprises: (i) subjecting a graphitic material to a supercritical fluid at a first temperature and a first pressure for a first period of time in a pressure vessel and then (ii) rapidly depressurizing the fluid at a fluid release rate sufficient for effecting exfoliation of the graphitic material to obtain the NGP material. Conductive NGPs can be used as a conductive additive in transparent electrodes for solar cells or flat panel displays (e.g., to replace expensive indium-tin oxide), battery and supercapacitor electrodes, and nanocomposite for electromagnetic wave interference (EMI) shielding and static charge dissipation, etc.02-25-2010
20100059718Fabrication of carbon nanotubes reinforced polymer composite bipolar plates for fuel cell - A composite bipolar plate for a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) is prepared as follows: a) compounding vinyl ester and graphite powder to form bulk molding compound (BMC) material, the graphite powder content ranging from 60 wt % to 95 wt % based on the total weight of the graphite powder and vinyl ester, wherein carbon nanotubes together with a polyether amine dispersant or modified carbon nanotubes 0.05-10 wt %, based on the weight of the vinyl ester resin, are added during the compounding; b) molding the BMC material from step a) to form a bipolar plates having a desired shaped at 80-200° C. and 500-4000 psi.03-11-2010
20100108950METHOD FOR PREPARING AN AQUEOUS SUSPENSION OF CARBON NANOTUBES AND SUSPENSION THUS OBTAINED - The invention relates to a method for preparing an aqueous suspension of carbon nanotubes, that comprises: contacting in an aqueous medium said nanotubes with at least one dispersant comprising a copolymer including at least one anionic hydrophile monomer and at least one monomer containing at least one aromatic group substituted by at least one chain containing one or more oxygen atoms, said chain linking the aromatic group to the unsaturated or cyclic chain of the monomer capable of opening during the formation of the copolymer, the weight ratio between the dispersant and the carbon nanotubes ranging from 0.6:1 to 1.9:1; and mechanically processing the mixture thus obtained using ultrasounds or a rotor-stator system or by passing it in a bead or ball grinder, the invention also relates to the suspension thus obtained and to the uses thereof.05-06-2010
20130082214CONDUCTIVE SEALANT COMPOSITIONS - Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to sealant compositions comprising a base composition comprising at least one sulfur-containing polymer, and an electrically conductive filler comprising carbon nanotubes and conductive carbon black; and a curing agent composition. The sealant compositions are substantially Ni-free, are particularly useful in lightning strike applications, and exhibit unexpectedly superior tensile elongation and low specific gravity.04-04-2013
20130026423Liquid Crystal Display Panel and Conductive Adhesive, Conductive Particles and Method of Manufacturing Thereof - The present invention relates to a conductive particle, a conductive adhesive with the conductive particles, a LCD panel with the conductive adhesive, a method of manufacturing of the conductive particle and a method of manufacturing of the conductive adhesive. The conductive particle comprising an outer coating layer of graphite and an inner core of an organic resin enclosed by the outer coating layer, and therefore the conductive particles can have good conductivity as well as good strength and elasticity.01-31-2013
20090152508CONDUCTIVE COATING MATERIAL - The disclosed is a conductive coating material which includes an organic binder component and carbon fibrous structures, wherein the carbon fibrous structure comprises a three dimensional network of carbon fibers each having an outside diameter of 15-100 nm, wherein the carbon fibrous structure further comprises a granular part with which the carbon fibers are tied together in the state that the concerned carbon fibers are externally elongated therefrom, and wherein the granular part is produced in a growth process of the carbon fibers; and wherein the carbon fibrous structures are contained at a rate of 0.01-50% by weight based on the total weight of the coating material. The conductive coating material gives a coated film which shows a high electrical conductivity and a good film strength, and also coordinates its color as an intended one easily.06-18-2009
20100059720DISPERSION METHOD - The invention relates to a method of dispersing carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in a continuous phase, especially in at least one dispersion medium, the carbon nanotubes, especially without prior pretreatment, being dispersed in a continuous phase, especially in at least one dispersion medium, in the presence of at least one dispersant (dispersing agent), with introduction of an energy input sufficient for dispersing, and also to the dispersions that are obtainable in this way, and to their use. With the method of the invention it is possible for the carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to be dispersed in high concentrations and with high storage stability.03-11-2010
20100102281CONDUCTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A method for manufacturing a conductive film composed of carbon nanotubes includes the steps of dispersing carbon nanotubes in a solution in which a perfluorosulfonate polymer is dissolved as a dispersant in a solvent; and filtering the solution in which the carbon nanotubes are dispersed.04-29-2010
20120181487THERMOPLASTIC MOLDING COMPOSITION - The thermoplastic molding composition comprises, based on the thermoplastic molding composition, 07-19-2012
20100133483CARBON NANOTUBE SOLUBILIZER - A hyperbranched polymer containing, for example, a triarylamine structure represented by the formulae (10) to (13) below as a repeating unit, and having a weight average molecular weight of 750 to 4,000,000 is excellent in dissolving ability to carbon nanotubes. Consequently, by using such a hyperbranched polymer as a solubilizer, there can be obtained a composition wherein isolated carbon nanotubes are dissolved.06-03-2010
20130092881ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE MATERIALS FORMED BY ELECTROPHORESIS - A method of forming an electrically conductive composite is disclosed that includes the steps of providing a first dielectric material and a second conductive material that is substantially dispersed within the first dielectric material; and applying an electric field through at least a portion of the combined first dielectric material and second conductive material such that the second conductive material undergoes electrophoresis and forms at least one electrically conductive path through the electrically conductive composite along the direction of the applied electric field.04-18-2013
20120112134Blending Improvement Carbon-Composite having Carbon-Nanotube and its Continuous Manufacturing Method and Apparatus - Provided area carbon nanotube composite material obtained by treating a mixture including carbon nanotubes, at least one carbon compound other than carbon nanotubes and a dispersion medium under a sub-critical or super-critical condition of 50-400 atm, and a method for producing the same. More particularly, the method for producing a carbon nanotube composite material, includes: introducing a mixture including carbon nanotubes, at least one carbon compound other than carbon nanotubes and a dispersion medium into a preheating unit under a pressure of 1-400 atm to preheat the mixture; treating the preheated mixture under a sub-critical or super-critical condition of 50-400 atm; cooling and depressurizing the resultant product to 0-1000 C and 1-10 atm; and recovering the cooled and depressurized product. Provided also is an apparatus for producing a carbon nanotube composite material in a continuous manner.05-10-2012
20120112133POLYURETHANE MATERIALS COMPRISING CARBON NANOTUBES - The invention relates to semicrystalline polyurethane (PU) compositions which have been filled with carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and have improved electrical properties, and which are obtainable on the basis of water-based polyurethane-CNT mixtures. The invention further relates to a process for producing the polyurethane compositions, in which water-based polyurethane latices are mixed with carbon nanotubes dispersed in water. The invention further relates to films produced by pressurized injection moulding processes or processing of casting solutions.05-10-2012
20090294738ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMERIC COMPOSITE MATERIAL - An electrically conductive composite consisting of Vinyl-ester (as an anti-corrosive matrix), woven carbon fibers (as the reinforcement and conductive material) and carbon black powder (as a conductive filler) is manufactured. Various weight percentages of the matrix, fibers and filler are examined. The product cured at room temperature. Low weight, high strength, high stiffness, chemically corrosive resistance, electrically conductive characteristics are obtained from the product. The product may serve as electrically conductive polymeric composites in chemically corrosive environment.12-03-2009
20130062577CARBON NANOTUBE SUSPENSION AND SUPERHYDROPHOBIC FILM PREPARED THEREFROM - A carbon nanotube suspension includes a plurality of carbon nanotubes and a block copolymer dispersant which are evenly distributed in a solvent, wherein the block copolymer includes a hydrophobic block and a functional group block, such that the carbon nanotubes react with the functional group block to form covalent bonds directly without undergoing chemical modification. The carbon nanotube suspension is effective in preparing a superhydrophobic film without undergoing chemical modification or the presence of a fluorine-containing compound. The superhydrophobic film thus prepared is of a tough stable structure and remains superhydrophobic when subjected to lengthy immersion treatment, exposure to a strong acid-base environment, or physical abrasion and polishing.03-14-2013
20130062576882 Compatibilized Biopolyamide-Poly (Arylene ether) Thermoplastic Resin - Disclosed herein are compatibilized polyamide-poly(arylene ether) thermoplastic resin compositions, comprising: 03-14-2013
20090236565THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITION WITH IMPROVED POSITIVE TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT BEHAVIOR AND METHOD FOR MAKING THEREOF - The present invention relates to a thermoplastic resin composition that includes a first phase polymeric material, at least one conductive filler and a second phase polymeric material where in the first phase polymer and second phase polymer are in co-continuous in nature and said conductive composition exhibits positive temperature coefficient behavior. The invention also relates to a method of making a co-continuous conductive composition that exhibits positive temperature coefficient behavior.09-24-2009
20130069013Electrically Conductive, Olefin Multiblock Copolymer Compositions - Free radically crosslinked, electrically conductive compositions exhibiting a highly stable volume resistivity comprise an olefin multiblock copolymer (OBC) and a conductive filler, e.g., a conductive carbon black. These compositions exhibit a highly stable volume resistivity relative to a composition similar in essentially all aspects save that the OBC is replaced with a conventional polyethylene of similar density and melt index.03-21-2013
20130214213SYNTHESIS OF PHOTOVOLTAIC CONJUGATED POLYMERS - A method of making a fluorothieno[3,4-b]thiophene derivatives and photovoltaic polymers containing same using 3-bromothiophene-2-carboxylic acid as a starting material. This synthetic route provides an easier synthesis as well as greater yield and a purer product, which produces superior results over the prior art less pure products. The resulting materials can be used in a variety of photovoltaic applications and devices, especially solar cells.08-22-2013
20130214214CONDUCTIVE ELASTIC COMPOSITE - A conductive elastic composite that retains conductivity despite stretching, wherein the conductive elastic composite comprises an elastomeric matrix, carbon nanotubes and carbon fibers.08-22-2013
20090314999Polyaniline/carbon black composite and preparation method thereof - A polyaniline/carbon black composite and a preparation method thereof are disclosed The polyaniline/carbon black composite is formed by polyaniline covering carbon black and is with core-shell structure while the polyaniline/carbon black composite contains 10˜30 wt. % of carbon black. The preparation method of polyaniline/carbon black composite includes the steps of: disperse carbon black into solution to form carbon black solution, add aniline into the carbon black solution to form a first solution; dissolve ammonium persulfate into acid aqueous solution to form a second solution; add the second solution to the first solution, after reaction, through filtering and grinding to produce polyaniline/carbon black composite.12-24-2009
20100032629Adhesive composition containing carbon nanotubes and a copolyamide - The present invention relates to a composition containing: (a) carbon nanotubes and (b) at least one copolyamide capable of being obtained from at least two different starting products chosen from: (i) the lactames, (ii) the aminocarboxylic acids and (iii) equimolar quantities of diamines and dicarboxylic acids.02-11-2010
20090008612EXOTHERMIC POLYPHENYLENE SULFIDE COMPOUNDS - Use of an exothermic additive in a polyphenylene sulfide compound results in an extruded or molded thermoplastic article that is electrically conductive and exothermic when connected to a source of electrical energy. Electronic devices benefit from these articles, particularly where ink must be melted for imaging of commercial graphics on a substrate.01-08-2009
20090008611CARBON NANOFIBER, PRODUCTION PROCESS AND USE - [Problems to be Solved] The invention provides inexpensive carbon fiber filler material, which has a low content of metal impurity and enables the resin composite material to exhibit conductivity when added thereto in a small amount.01-08-2009
20090008610PROCESS FOR PRODUCING CARBON NANOTUBES FROM RENEWABLE RAW MATERIALS - A subject of the present invention is a process for producing carbon nanotubes, the process comprising: 01-08-2009
20120235097CARBON NANOTUBE BASED FIELD EMISSION DEVICES AND METHODS - A method of fabricating a cathodic portion of a field emission display includes the steps of producing an array of substantially parallel carbon nanotubes attached at one end to a substantially planar substrate. Then, embedding the nanotubes in a polymer matrix that extends to a plane of attachment of the nanotubes to the planar substrate, wherein the polymer matrix allows an end of the nanotubes distal from the ends attached to the planar substrate, uncovered by the polymer matrix in order to allow electrical contact with each other and with an attached conductor. Next, detaching the array from the planar substrate, thus producing a surface having the formerly attached ends of the nanotubes substantially in a plane, and then attaching the conductor to the array of nanotube ends, uncovered by the polymer matrix and distal to the plane.09-20-2012
20080265219Method for Fabricating Intrinsically Conducting Polymer Nanorods - A method for synthetizing nanorods, comprising using self-assembled defect free nanotubes formed in water at room temperature and the nanorods are synthesised within the nanotubes in water at room temperature. The size of the nanorods obtained is well defined due to the well-defined size of the self-assembled nanotubes. In addition, the nanorods synthesised by this method may be doped to improve the conductivity and to obtain p and n nanowires.10-30-2008
20110024698Mechanically Stiff, Electrically Conductive Composites of Polymers and Carbon Nanotubes - Using SWNT-CA as scaffolds to fabricate stiff, highly conductive polymer (PDMS) composites. The SWNT-CA is immersing in a polymer resin to produce a SWNT-CA infiltrated with a polymer resin. The SWNT-CA infiltrated with a polymer resin is cured to produce the stiff and electrically conductive composite of carbon nanotube aerogel and polymer.02-03-2011
20110215278SEMICONDUCTING COMPOSITION - An improved conductor shielding composition for power cables is disclosed. The composition includes a base polymer, conductive carbon black, polyethylene glycol and a waxy additive. Cable shields prepared from the composition exhibit improved aging performance in accelerated cable life tests (ACLT).09-08-2011
20130009110CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITE MATERIAL CONTAINING A THERMOPLASTIC POLYMER AND CARBON NANOTUBES - Methods for controlling and improving the conductivity of thermoplastic polymer composites containing CNTs or even for making these materials conductive when they are initially insulating. For example, methods including either injection moulding or extrusion at a temperature above the melting temperature of the polymer, or a subsequent heat treatment step of said composite obtained by injection moulding or extrusion.01-10-2013
20090140215CATALYST FOR PRODUCING CARBON NANOTUBES BY MEANS OF THE DECOMPOSITION OF GASEOUS CARBON COMPOUNDS ON A HETEROGENEOUS CATALYST - The present invention relates to a process for the production of carbon nanotubes, in particular those having a diameter of 3-150 nm and an aspect ratio of length:diameter (L:D)>100, by decomposition of hydrocarbons on a heterogeneous catalyst which comprises Mn, Co, preferably also molybdenum, and an inert support material, and the catalyst and the carbon nanotubes themselves and the use thereof.06-04-2009
20110133134Crosslinkable and Crosslinked Compositions of Olefin Polymers and Graphene Sheets - Compositions comprising graphene sheets, at least one olefin polymer, and at least one crosslinking agent and crosslinked compositions comprising graphene sheets and at least one olefin polymer. A method of making a crosslinked composition comprising graphene sheets and at least one olefin polymer, coatings comprising the compositions, and a method of coating a surface with the compositions are disclosed.06-09-2011
20110127472CARBON NANOTUBE ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE FILM - Provided is an aggregate of carbon nanotubes wherein a mixture of 10 mg of aggregate of carbon nanotubes, 30 mg of sodium polystyrene sulfonate and 10 mL of water is subjected to ultrasonic homogenizer treatment, subsequently subjected to centrifugal treatment at 20000 G, then 9 mL of supernatant is sampled, and the content of aggregate of carbon nanotubes in the supernatant is 0.6 mg/mL or more. The aggregate of carbon nanotubes of the present invention can provide a dispersion of an aggregate of carbon nanotubes having a high concentration through very good dispersibility.06-02-2011
20090001325POLYMER COMPOSITES HAVING HIGHLY DISPERSED CARBON NANOTUBES AND METHODS FOR FORMING SAME - A method of forming carbon nanotube-polymer composites includes the steps of forming a mixture solution including a plurality of carbon nanotubes dispersed in a co-solvent. The co-solvent includes an organic solvent and a second solvent being a short chain fluorinated carboxylic acid having a boiling point below 150° C. which is less oxidizing than nitric acid, and is soluble in both the organic solvent and water. The first polymer is mixed with the mixture solution to form a polymer including mixture. The co-solvent is removed from the polymer mixture to form a dispersed nanotube-polymer composite. The second solvent can be trifluoroacetic acid.01-01-2009
20110297892CNT-INFUSED FIBERS IN THERMOPLASTIC MATRICES - A composite includes a thermoplastic matrix material and a carbon nanotube (CNT)-infused fiber material dispersed through at least a portion of the thermoplastic matrix material.12-08-2011
20110297891POSITIVE TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT MATERIALS WITH REDUCED NEGATIVE TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT EFFECT - Positive temperature coefficient (PTC) compositions having a reduced negative temperature coefficient effect (NTC) are provided that are achieved without crosslinking the thermoplastic base material. The PTC compositions include a thermoplastic base resin, an electrically conductive filler and particles of a polymeric additive dispersed in the PTC composition.12-08-2011
20110297890ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYOLEFIN BLENDS - An electrically conductive polymer compound is disclosed. The compound comprises a matrix comprising two polyolefin copolymers having different melt mass flow rates and electrically conductive functional additive particles dispersed in the matrix. The compound is useful for making extruded and molded plastic articles that need electrical conductivity.12-08-2011
20100090174THERMOPLASTIC MOULDING COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED DUCTILITY - Thermoplastic molding compositions comprising 04-15-2010
20100090176Voltage Switchable Dielectric Material Containing Conductor-On-Conductor Core Shelled Particles - A composition of voltage switchable dielectric (VSD) material that comprises a concentration of core shelled particles that individually comprise a conductor core and a conductor shell, so as to form a conductor-on-conductor core shell particle constituent for the VSD material.04-15-2010
20120097903INKS AND COATINGS CONTAINING MULTI-CHAIN LIPIDS - Inks and coatings comprising at least one polymeric binder, at least one carbonaceous filler, and at least one multi-chain lipid.04-26-2012
20110291056PREPREG AND CARBON FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A prepreg containing a carbon fiber [A] and a thermosetting resin [B], and in addition, satisfying at least one of the following (1) and (2).12-01-2011
20090152510ELECTRODE MATERIAL FOR A POLARIZED ELECTRODE - The present invention provides polarized electrodes that ensure a satisfactory packing ratio of activated carbon particles and conductive particulates and favorable contact between these and an electrolyte, and demonstrate high capacitance. The present invention relates to the following electrode materials for polarized electrodes: 06-18-2009
20100084616CONDUCTING COMPOSITE MATERIAL CONTAINING A THERMOPLASTIC POLYMER AND CARBON NANOTUBES - The invention relates to methods for controlling and improving the conductivity of thermoplastic polymer composites containing CNTs or even for making these materials conductive when they are initially insulating.04-08-2010
20100084618Electrically Conductive, Optically Transparent Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites - The present invention is directed to the effective dispersion of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into polymer matrices. The nanocomposites are prepared using polymer matrices and exhibit a unique combination of properties, most notably, high retention of optical transparency in the visible range (i.e., 400-800 nm), electrical conductivity, and high thermal stability. By appropriate selection of the matrix resin, additional properties such as vacuum ultraviolet radiation resistance, atomic oxygen resistance, high glass transition (T04-08-2010
20090309073THERMOPLASTIC RESIN COMPOSITION FOR PRODUCING AUTOMOBILE EXTERIOR PARTS - To provide a resin composition having highly balanced properties of fluidity, impact resistance, dimensional stability, rigidity, heat-resistant rigidity, electrical conductivity, coating adhesion and appearance, which properties are required as a thermoplastic resin material for producing automobile exterior parts, and being excellent in retention stability, and a thermoplastic resin composition for producing automobile exterior parts obtained by molding the resin composition followed by electrostatic coating.12-17-2009
20100084617STATIC DISSIPATIVE POLYACETAL COMPOSITIONS - Polyacetal compositions comprising polyacetal, electroconductive carbon black, and substituted urea provide a combination of good static dissipation properties, good thermal stability during processing, and good stability to contact with fuel.04-08-2010
20090072204CONDUCTIVE MATERIAL MIXED COMPOSITION - A conductive material mixed composition obtained by synthesizing a piperidyl group-containing high-molecular-weight polymer or copolymer that is composed of the constitutional unit represented by general formula (1) below and insoluble in tetrahydrofuran (THF) by polymerization in a liquid phase, immediately followed by mixing a conductive material with the polymer or copolymer in the liquid phase:03-19-2009
20100090175NANOCOMPOSITES OF POLYMERS WITH DISPERSED NANOTUBES - The present invention provides polymer nanocomposites with dispersed nanotubes and methods of making same. The polymer may be a polyether. For example, the present invention provides an effective method to successfully disperse single walled nanotubes (SWNTs) into both Polyethylenoxide (PEO) and its low molecular weight analog polyethylene glycol (PEG) with hydrodynamic percolation at about 0.09 wt % and an electrical percolation at about 0.03 wt % SWNTs at room temperature, and the resulting nanocomposites. The method may include providing a surfactant. Most notably the present inventors achieved a decrease in the melting point of the polymer and a retardation of polymer crystallization due to the presence of the nanotubes.04-15-2010
20110198543AQUEOUS DISPERSION OF FINE CARBON FIBERS, METHOD FOR PREPARING THE AQUEOUS DISPERSION, AND ARTICLES USING THEREOF - Upon dispersing fine carbon fibers into water, by using an anionic surfactant having a high electrostatic repulsion effect, an nonionic surfactant having a high stereoscopic repulsion effect, and an anionic surfactant having high electrostatic and stereoscopic repulsion effects, in combination, an aqueous dispersion of fine carbon fibers which shows a high dispersibility without causing significant cohesion of mutual fine carbon fibers, and maintains a mean particle diameter (d08-18-2011
20110168956WATER SOLUBLE POLYMER BINDER FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERY - An electrode for a rechargeable lithium ion battery includes an electro-active material, a (polystyrenebutadiene rubber)-poly (acrylonitrile-co-acrylamide) polymer, and a conductive additive. A battery using the inventive electrode is also disclosed.07-14-2011
20090289232GAS TURBINE ENGINE AND METHOD INCLUDING COMPOSITE STRUCTURES WITH EMBEDDED INTEGRAL ELECRICALLY CONDUCTIVE PATHS - A gas turbine engine and method of fabrication includes a gas turbine engine with a structure having movable portions and static portions. At least a portion of the structure includes a composite material having an electrically conductive path formed from carbon nanotubes configured for conducting electrical signals therealong.11-26-2009
20090272946HIGH PERFORMANCE CARBON NANOCOMPOSITES FOR ULTRACAPACITORS - The present invention relates to composite electrodes for electrochemical devices, particularly to carbon nanotube composite electrodes for high performance electrochemical devices, such as ultracapacitors.11-05-2009
20130099175ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE PTFE TAPE - The present invention is directed to a fluoropolymer tape having an electrically conductive surface. More specifically, the present invention is directed to a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) tape and method for producing an electrically conductive tape by blending vapor-grown carbon fiber or carbon nanotubes or combinations of both with PTFE.04-25-2013
20090294737CONDUCTIVE RUBBER MEMBER - The present invention provides a conductive rubber member which exhibits low electrical resistance, and has properties that are less affected by environmental factors, and excellent staining resistance. The conductive rubber member of the present invention has a base rubber predominantly containing epichlorohydrin rubber, and a conductive elastic layer which is formed, through hardening and molding of a rubber composition, wherein the rubber composition contains, as vulcanizing agents, a thiourea-type vulcanizing agent and a thiuram-type vulcanizing agent, and contains no elemental sulfur.12-03-2009
20090294736NANOCARBON-REINFORCED POLYMER COMPOSITE AND METHOD OF MAKING - A method of making a polymer composite from a mixture of a polymeric material, carbon nanofibers, and nano-scale particles is provided. The carbon nanofibers are less than about 1 micrometer in diameter, and the nano-scale particles are shorter in length than the carbon nanofibers. The nano-scale particles are selected from nano-scale carbon additives, non-conductive nano-clays, nano-scale conductive metallic additives, or combinations thereof. The components are mixed to form a polymer composite. A polymer composite having a resistivity of less than about 1012-03-2009
20090166592Liquid mixture, structure, and method of forming structure - The present invention provides a structure composed substantially only of carbon nanotubes each having a functional group, the structure being obtained by using a liquid mix characterized by including: the carbon nanotubes; and a crosslinking agent capable of prompting a crosslinking reaction with the functional group. The structure has a network structure in which the carbon nanotubes are surely connected to each other. The present invention also provides a method of forming the structure.07-02-2009
20080283800ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITIONS AND FILMS MADE THEREFROM - The present invention relates to electrically conductive polymer compositions, and their use in electronic devices. The compositions are an aqueous dispersion including: (1) at least one electrically conductive polymer doped with a non-fluorinated polymeric acid; (2) at least one highly-fluorinated acid polymer; (3) at least one high-boiling polar organic solvent, and (4) an additive which can be one or more of fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, or combinations thereof.11-20-2008
20120292578METHOD FOR PRODUCING COMPOSITE MATERIALS BASED ON POLYMERS AND CARBON NANOTUBES (CNTs), COMPOSITE MATERIALS PRODUCED IN THIS WAY AND USE THEREOF - The invention relates to a method for producing composite materials based on at least one polymer and carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and to composite materials obtained in this manner and the use thereof.11-22-2012
20100200817POSITIVE TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT POLYMER COMPOSITION AND MATERIAL MADE THEREFROM - A positive temperature coefficient polymer composition includes a polymer system and a conductive particulate filler. The polymer system includes a non-ionic copolymer of a substituted or non-substituted olefin monomer and an anhydride monomer. The olefin monomer and the anhydride monomer form a linear polymer chain.08-12-2010
20110140051Carbon-Based Materials Derived from Latex - Organic gels of resorcinol-formaldehyde type, carbon-based materials of adjusted porosity derived therefrom by pyrolysis. Such materials may be used, in particular, for the production of electrodes.06-16-2011
20110140053POLYURETHANE GELS AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - Polyurethane gels are produced by converting a polyurethane system comprising (A1) one or more polyether alcohols of hydroxyl number 28 to 90 mg KOH/g produced primarily from propylene oxide added to a starter molecule of hydroxyl functionality between 2 and 4, (A2) one or more polyether alcohols of hydroxyl number 240 to 850 mg KOH/g produced primarily from propylene oxide added to a starter molecule of hydroxyl functionality between 2 and 4, (b1) one or more diisocyanates, (B2) one or more triisocyanates preferably produced by trimerisizing diisocyanates, (A3) at least one additive material fulfilling a prescribed function, and (A4) at least one additive material having a particle size in the range from 1 to 650 nm in the presence of one or more catalysts (A5) for forming polyurethane.06-16-2011
20110140052DIELECTRIC MATERIAL WITH NON-LINEAR DIELECTRIC CONSTANT - Provided is a composition comprising a polymeric material, a filler material dispersed in the polymeric material, the filler material comprising inorganic particles and a discontinuous arrangement of conductive material wherein at least a portion of the conductive material is in durable electrical contact with the inorganic particles, and conductive material dispersed in the polymeric material.06-16-2011
20090140216Anisotropic conductive film composition, anisotropic conductive film including the same, and associated methods - An anisotropic conductive film composition includes a polymer resin, a first epoxy resin including at least one of a bisphenol epoxy resin, a novolac epoxy resin, a glycidyl epoxy resin, an aliphatic epoxy resin, and an alicyclic epoxy resin, a second epoxy resin including an acetal epoxy resin, an epoxy resin curing agent, and conductive particles.06-04-2009
20120104329METHOD FOR DISPERSING GRAPHITE-LIKE NANOPARTICLES - A method for dispersing graphite-like nanoparticles is described, wherein the graphite-like nanoparticles are dispersed in a continuous liquid phase while applying energy in the presence of the dispersing agent, using dispersing agents consisting of block copolymers, at least one block of which bears aromatic side chains that are bound via aliphatic chain links to the main chain of the block copolymer.05-03-2012
20090242850CONDUCTIVE POLYMER-CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Provided are a conductive polymer-carbon nanotube composite including a carbon nanotube and a conductive polymer filled therein, and a method of manufacturing the same. The conductive polymer-carbon nanotube composite where a conductive polymer is filled in a carbon nanotube is manufactured by introducing a monomer of the conductive polymer into the carbon nanotube using a supercritical fluid technique and polymerizing the monomer. The conductive polymer-carbon nanotube composite is a novel nano-structure material which can overcome limitations that conventional materials may have, and thus can be applied to various applications such as sensors, electrode materials, nanoelectronic materials, etc.10-01-2009
20100264376Process for preparing an elastomeric composite material with a high content of nanotubes - The present invention relates to a process for preparing, in a co-kneader, a composite material containing a thermosetting elastomeric resin base and carbon nanotubes.10-21-2010
20120193586ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE THERMOPLASTIC RESIN COMPOSITION - An electrically conductive thermoplastic resin composition contains (i) 100 parts by mass of a thermoplastic resin component, which consists of 1 to 100% by mass of a polycarbonate resin (A) and 0 to 99% by mass of a rubber-reinforced resin (B) obtained by polymerizing at least one vinyl monomer selected from the group consisting of an aromatic vinyl, a vinyl cyanide and a (meth)acrylate ester in the presence of a rubbery polymer, and (ii) 0.1 to 20 parts by mass of a fine carbon fiber (C), wherein a graphite-net plane consisting solely of carbon atoms forms a temple-bell-shaped structural unit comprising closed head-top part and body-part with open lower-end, 2 to 30 of the temple-bell-shaped structural units are stacked sharing a common central axis to form an aggregate, and the aggregates are connected in head-to-tail style with a distance to form the fiber. The electrically conductive thermoplastic resin composition can form a molded article having a high electric conductivity and excellent in surface appearance and impact resistance.08-02-2012
20110175039HIGH WORK FUNCTION TRANSPARENT CONDUCTORS - There is provided a transparent conductor including conductive nanoparticles and at least one of (a) a fluorinated acid polymer and (b) a semiconductive polymer doped with a fluorinated acid polymer. The nanoparticles are carbon nanoparticles, metal nanoparticles, or combinations thereof. The carbon and metal nanoparticles are selected from nanotubes, fullerenes, and nanofibers. The acid polymers are fluorinated or highly fluorinated and have acidic groups including carboxylic acid groups, sulfonic acid groups, sulfonimide groups, phosphoric acid groups, phosphonic acid groups, and combinations thereof. The semiconductive polymers comprise homopolymers and copolymers derived from monomers selected from substituted and unsubstituted thiophenes, pyrroles, anilines, and cyclic heteroaromatics, and combinations of those. The compositions may be used in organic electronic devices (OLEDs).07-21-2011
20100237297POLYIMIDE POWDER FOR ANTISTATIC POLYIMIDE MOLDED PRODUCT AND POLYIMIDE MOLDED PRODUCT THEREBY - A polyimide powder for an antistatic polyimide molded product is disclosed. The polyimide powder comprises a polyimide-powder prepared from an aromatic tetracarboxylic acid component and a diamine component, and a conductive carbon black having a DBP oil absorption of 300 ml/100 g or more; wherein the amount of the conductive carbon black is within a range of 0.75 wt % to 5 wt % relative to the polyimide-powder. A polyimide molded product with sufficient antistatic property can be formed by molding the above polyimide powder.09-23-2010
20100219381THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE AND ELECTRICALLY INSULATING THERMOPLASTIC COMPOUNDS - The present invention relates to thermoplastic moulding compositions based on thermoplastics with an electrically insulating, thermally conductive filler and with a further thermally and electrically conductive filler, and to production of these and to their uses.09-02-2010
20100243965Process for preparing a thermosetting composite material with a high nanotube content - The present invention provides a process for preparing a composite material containing from 15% to 60% by weight of nanotubes, comprising: 09-30-2010
20110006266CATALYST FOR PREPARING CARBON NANOTUBES BY CONTROLLING ITS APPARENT DENSITY - The present invention relates to a catalyst for preparing a carbon nanotube having desired apparent density by controlling the adding amount of co-precipitating agent in the process of preparing a catalyst in order to obtain a catalyst having a minimized particle size. More specifically, this invention relates to a catalyst for preparing carbon nanotube having desired apparent density based upon the reverse-correlation between the amount of co-precipitating agent added in the process of preparing catalyst and the apparent density of catalyst. The carbon nanotube prepared by the catalyst having low apparent density shows excellent electrical conductivity and highly uniformed dispersion in the polymer/carbon nanotube composite.01-13-2011
20100252782CONDUCTIVE POLYMER SOLUTION, CONDUCTIVE COATING FILM, AND INPUT DEVICE - The conductive polymer solution of the present invention contains a π-conjugated conductive polymer, polyanions and a solvent, at least one of specific metal ions, silver halide, conductive carbon black and conductive metal oxide particles, and a reducing agent and/or neutralizing agent as necessary. The conductive polymer solution of the present invention can be used a conductive coating film having both superior transparency and being suitable for use a transparent electrode of a touch panel electrode sheet. In addition, the conductive coating film of the present invention has superior transparency that enables it to be used as a transparent electrode of a touch panel electrode sheet.10-07-2010
20120187347ELECTRODE STRUCTURE FOR AN ENERGY STORAGE DEVICE - An electrode material composition for use in manufacturing energy storage device electrodes includes an active material, a conductive material including Ketjen Black, a binder comprising at least one of a polymer emulsion dispersed in water and a water-soluble polymer mixture, and a surfactant. The electrodes are manufactured by thy-mixing the active material and the conductive material to form a thy-mixed active material mixture. The drymixed active material mixture is then mixed with a binder solution to form a slurry and the slurry is coated onto a currently collector and dried to form an electrode.07-26-2012
20090114884AQUEOUS DISPERSIONS OF ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING POLYMERS CONTAINING HIGH BOILING SOLVENT AND ADDITIVES - The present invention relates to electrically conductive polymer compositions, and their use in electronic devices. The compositions are an aqueous dispersion of at least one electrically conductive polymer doped with a non-fluorinated polymeric acid, at least one high-boiling polar organic solvent, and an additive selected from the group consisting of fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and combinations thereof.05-07-2009
20110114897FUNCTIONALIZED GRAPHENE SHEETS HAVING HIGH CARBON TO OXYGEN RATIOS - Functionalized graphene sheets having a carbon to oxygen molar ratio of at least about 23:1 and method of preparing the same.05-19-2011
20100308279Conductive Silicone and Methods for Preparing Same - Methods of preparing conductive silicones containing carbon nanotubes is provided. The carbon nanotubes may be in individual form or in the form of aggregates having a macromorpology resembling the shape of a cotton candy, bird nest, combed yarn or open net. Preferred multiwalled carbon nanotubes have diameters no greater than 1 micron and preferred single walled carbon nanotubes have diameters less than 5 nm. Carbon nanotubes may be adequately dispersed in a silicone base resin by known conventional equipments and processes to prepare conductive silicone base resins. The conductive silicone base resin is then mixed with a curing agent to form conductive silicone elastomers.12-09-2010
20100320424GRANULAR ACETYLENE BLACK, PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF, AND COMPOSITION - The present invention provides a granulated acetylene black which can be easily and well dispersed when it is incorporated in at least one of a resin and a rubber, the process for producing it, and its composition.12-23-2010
20100133484Paste Composition for Forming Heat-Resistant Conductive Patterns on Substrate - A paste composition for forming heat-resistant and electrically conductive patterns on substrate by direct printing includes conductive particles, polyamic acid, and solvent. The paste composition can form solderable electric circuits or solderable antenna on substrate, especially on flexible sheets by direct printing to simplify processes, to save time and cost, and to minimize waste.06-03-2010
20100133481POLYMERIC MATERIALS INCORPORATING CARBON NANOSTRUCTURES AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - The present invention relates to novel composites that incorporate carbon nanospheres into a polymeric material. The polymeric material can be any polymer or polymerizable material compatible with graphitic materials. The carbon nanospheres are hollow, graphitic nanoparticles. The carbon nanospheres can be manufactured from a carbon precursor using templating catalytic nanoparticles. The unique size, shape, and electrical properties of the carbon nanospheres impart beneficial properties to the composites incorporating these nanomaterials.06-03-2010
20110024697Methods of Producing Carbon Nanotubes and Applications of Same - The present invention in one aspect relates to a method for producing carbon nanotubes. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of forming a substrate, depositing a loading amount of catalyst including iron and cobalt nanoparticles on the surfaces of the substrate, and heating the catalyst deposited on the substrate in a radio frequency reactor having a flow of a methane carbon source at a predetermined temperature so as to cause the growth of carbon nanotubes on the substrate.02-03-2011
20110024696STATIC DISSIPATIVE POLYMERIC COMPOSITION HAVING CONTROLLED CONDUCTIVITY - The invention provides semi-conductive, static dissipative polymeric compositions comprising: an insulating polymeric resin; a first antistatic particulate material having a relatively low threshold percolation wt % concentration, wherein the first antistatic particulate material is present in the composition at from 50-150% of its threshold percolation wt % concentration; and a second antistatic particulate material having a relatively higher threshold percolation wt % concentration, wherein the second antistatic particulate material is present in the composition at from 1-110% of its threshold percolation wt % concentration. The invention enables forming semi-conductive, static dissipative polymeric compositions having volume resistivity easily controllable within the range of from about 1002-03-2011
20110031447PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a conductive polymer composition comprising the steps of A) providing a latex containing a conductive polymer; B) mixing the latex from A with either an aqueous latex of a polymer, or with (a) water-soluble precursor(s) of a polymer; C) removing water from the so obtained mixture; D) heating the product from step C) to a temperature at which the polymer added in step B flows or where the polymer introduced in step B is formed from out of its precursor(s); and E) processing and/or solidifying the product of step D) into a desired form, wherein the amount of conductive polymer is between 02-10-2011
20090321688Carbon Nanotube Composition, Composite Having a Coated Film Composed of the Same, and Their Production Methods - The object of the present invention is to provide a carbon nanotube composition that does not impair the characteristics of the carbon nanotubes itself, allows the carbon nanotubes to be dispersed or solubilized in a solvent, does not cause separation or aggregation of the carbon nanotubes even during long-term storage, has superior electrical conductivity, film formability and moldability, can be easily coated or covered onto a base material, and the resulting coated film has superior moisture resistance, weather resistance and hardness; a composite having a coated film composed thereof; and, their production methods. In order to achieve this object, the present invention provides a carbon nanotube composition that contains a conducting polymer (a) or heterocyclic compound trimer (i), a solvent (b) and carbon nanotubes (c), and may additionally contain a high molecular weight compound (d), a basic compound (e), a surfactant (f), a silane coupling agent (g) and colloidal silica (h) as necessary; a composite having a coated film composed of the composition; and, their production methods.12-31-2009
20110240930POLYAMIDE MOLDING MATERIALS REINFORCED WITH GLASS FIBERS AND INJECTION MOLDED PARTS THEREOF - The present invention relates to reinforced polyamide molding materials with high notch impact strengths, comprising low viscous polyamides and flat glass fibers as a reinforcing medium, characterized in a polyamide matrix, comprising the following components: (A) 0 to 60 wt.-% of at least one aliphatic, partly crystalline polyamide with a solution viscosity, measured in m-cresol (0.5 wt-%), of η10-06-2011
20110240929POLYMER/CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE FILM WITH HIGH GAS PERMEABILITY RESISTANCE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The invention provides a polymer/carbon nanotube composite film with high gas permeability resistance and manufacturing method thereof. The manufacturing method uses the in-situ polymerization method to form a polyaniline polymer composite material with multi-layer carbon nanotubes. Then, the polyaniline polymer composite material is under a heat reflux modification to form a charge transferring compound, so that the multi-layer carbon nanotubes will be distributed in a polyaniline polymer substrate uniformly and dispersively, and the gas permeability resistance of the polymer/carbon nanotube composite film can be largely improved.10-06-2011
20090032778ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE FIBER AND BRUSH - There is provided a conductive fiber containing a conductive substance, and having stable conductive performance with a small variation in its conductive performance.02-05-2009
20120241690PREPARATION OF GRAPHENE BY MECHANICALLY THINNING GRAPHITE MATERIALS - The preparation of graphene, mono-, bi- and multi-layers from graphite-based precursor materials, for example, pencil lead or graphite, by a method of mechanical thinning on the surface of a planar substrate with controlled roughness, followed by sonication in order to collect the graphene deposited on the substrate in a liquid medium. The bearing force during thinning by mechanical friction enables the number of graphene sheets deposited on the surface of the substrate to be controlled.09-27-2012
20120241689FLEXIBLE CONDUCTIVE MATERIAL AND TRANSDUCER, FLEXIBLE WIRING BOARD, AND ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELD USING THE SAME - A flexible conductive material includes an elastomer, a conductive agent filled in the elastomer, and an adsorbent fixed inside the elastomer and able to adsorb ionic material. With the flexible conductive material, ionized impurities are unlikely to transfer to an adherend such as a dielectric film. Thus, leakage current during application of voltage decreases. Accordingly, by forming an electrode and a wiring with the flexible conductive material, leakage current can be reduced, and a transducer and a flexible wiring board having excellent durability can be produced. In addition, using the flexible conductive material, an electromagnetic shield can be produced having a small leakage current.09-27-2012
20120241687COATING COMPOSITION AND SURFACE LAYER - The present teachings provide a composition that includes fluoroelastomer particles, core-shell particles wherein the core is a conductive particle and the shell is a fluoroplastic, and a solvent. A surface layer formed from the coating composition is provided.09-27-2012
20110101284ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING SYNTACTIC FOAM AND A PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE SAME - The present invention relates to design and development of carbon nanotubes (CNT) reinforced electrically conducting synthetic foams comprising resin matrix system, carbon nanotubes, hollow glass microspheres and optionally hardener or catalyst for electrical conductivity and related applications especially electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding.05-05-2011
20100044647METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CARBON NANOTUBE-CONDUCTING POLYMER COMPOSITE - A method for manufacturing a conducting polymer composite with carbon nanotubes is described. A conducting polymer is compounded with the CNT film by in-situ chemical polymerization.02-25-2010
20110017955Nano graphene-modified curing agents for thermoset resins - The present invention provides a modified curing agent for a thermosetting resin, such as epoxy resin. As one example, the epoxy curing agent comprises: (a) multiple nano graphene platelets; (b) a chemical functional group having multiple ends with a first end being bonded to a nano graphene platelet and at least a second end reactive with the epoxy resin; and (c) reactive molecules acting as a primary cross-linking agent for the epoxy resin; wherein the nano graphene platelet content is no less than 0.01% by weight based on the total weight of the modified curing agent. A modified curing agent containing reactive molecule-functionalized NGPs enable excellent dispersion of NGP in a resin matrix and the resulting nanocomposites exhibit much better properties than those of corresponding nanocomposites prepared by directly mixing dried NGPs with the thermosetting resins.01-27-2011
20130193384POLYMER THICK FILM POSITIVE TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT CARBON COMPOSITION - The invention is directed to a polymer thick film positive temperature coefficient carbon resistor composition comprising: (a) organic medium comprising (i) organic polymeric binder; and (ii) solvent; and (b) conductive carbon powder. The composition may be processed at a time and temperature necessary to remove all solvent.08-01-2013
20100065788CARBON NANOTUBE-CONTAINING COMPOSITION, COMPOSITE, AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THEM - Disclosed is a carbon nanotube-containing composition which contains a carbon nanotube and a urethane compound obtained by a reaction between a hydroxyl group-containing (meth)acrylate and a isocyanate compound. Also disclosed is a composite having a coating film or a cured film composed of the carbon nanotube-containing composition on at least one surface of a base material. The carbon nanotube-containing composition and the composite are excellent in electrical conductivity, film-formability, moldability, and transparency without deteriorating the characteristic properties of the carbon nanotube itself.03-18-2010
20100038602METHOD FOR PREPARING CARBON FIBRILS AND/OR NANOTUBES FROM A CARBON SOURCE INTEGRATED WITH THE CATALYST - The present invention relates to a method for preparing carbon fibrils and/or nanotubes from a carbon source integrated in the catalyst used for their preparation and a source of hydrocarbonated gas, as well as to the catalyst material and to the corresponding method. The catalyst material for preparing mono- or multi-leaved carbon fibrils and/or nanotubes includes one or more given multivalent transition metals and a hydrocarbonated solid organic substrate.02-18-2010
20090001326Aggregate of carbon nanotubes, dispersion thereof and conductive film using the same - Provided is an aggregate of carbon nanotubes satisfying (1) there is a 2θ peak at 24°±2° by X-ray powder diffraction analysis; (2) a height ratio (G/D ratio) of G band to D band by Raman spectroscopic analysis of wavelength 532 nm is 30 or more; and (3) a combustion peak temperature is 550° C. or more, and 700° C. or less. The present invention provides an aggregate of carbon nanotubes excellent in dispersibility while high quality, giving a film, molded article, membrane or the like having excellent characteristics01-01-2009
20110253947AQUEOUS DISPERSIONS CONTAINING OF ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING POLYMERS CONTAINING HIGH BOILING SOLVENT AND ADDITIVES - The present invention relates to electrically conductive polymer compositions, and their use in electronic devices. The compositions are an aqueous dispersion of at least one electrically conductive polymer doped with a non-fluorinated polymeric acid, at least one high-boiling polar organic solvent, and an additive selected from the group consisting of fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and combinations thereof.10-20-2011
20110163275CONDUCTIVITY OF RESIN MATERIALS AND COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A resin material is provided which comprises at least one thermoset resin, carbon conductive additive material, and at least one thermoplastic polymer resin. The thermoplastic polymer resin dissolves in the thermoset polymer resin and phase separates upon cure. There is also provided a method of making the resin material, and additionally a composite material that comprising said resin material in combination with a fibrous reinforcement. The resin material and composite material may each be used in an uncured or cured form, and may find particular use as a prepreg material.07-07-2011
20110017956CONJUGATED POLYMERS WITH CARBONYL SUBSTITUTED THIENO[3,4-B]THIOPHENE UNITS FOR POLYMER SOLAR CELL ACTIVE LAYER MATERIALS - In one embodiment of the present disclosure, a series of conjugated polymers used, among other things, as polymer solar cell or polymer photovoltaic device active layer materials, is provided. In one embodiment, the conjugated polymers have the general structure and formula shown in (I), wherein: R1 and R2 are independently selected from proton, halogens, alkyls, aryls and substituted aryls; Ar is selected from the group consisting of monocyclic, bicyclic and polycyclic arylene, or monocyclic, bicyclic and polycyclic heteroarylene. In another embodiment, the conjugated photovoltaic polymers are comprised of repeated units having the general structure of formula (II), wherein, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 are independently selected from proton, alkyls, halogens, aryls, substituted aryls, and other kinds of substituents. Synthesis methods of several polymers of the present disclosure are provided, and absorption spectra and electrochemical cyclic voltammetry data of some polymers, and also the photovoltaic properties of the polymers in this present disclosure are also provided.01-27-2011
20110114896Dry-particle packaging systems and methods of making same - A dry particle packaging system and method for making is disclosed.05-19-2011
20110017957METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITE FIBRES WITH A HIGH PROPORTION OF NANOTUBES - This invention relates to a method of obtaining vinyl alcohol homo- or copolymer-based conductive composite fibres with a high proportion of nanotubes, particularly carbon nanotubes, which are capable of ensuring thermal and/or electric conduction. It likewise relates to the conductive composite fibres obtainable by this method as well as the uses thereof.01-27-2011
20110095238POLYMERIC MATERIALS INCORPORATING CARBON NANOMATERIALS - The present invention relates to novel composites that incorporate carbon nanospheres into a polymeric material. The polymeric material can be any polymer or polymerizable material compatible with graphitic materials. The carbon nanospheres are hollow, graphitic nanoparticles. The carbon nanospheres can be manufactured from a carbon precursor using templating catalytic nanoparticles. The unique size, shape, and electrical properties of the carbon nanospheres impart beneficial properties to the composites incorporating these nanomaterials.04-28-2011
20110260116THERMOPLASTIC AND/OR ELASTOMERIC COMPOSITE BASED ON CARBON NANOTUBES AND GRAPHENES - The present invention relates to a composite of carbon nanotubes and of graphenes in agglomerated solid form comprising: 10-27-2011
20110260117AQUEOUS DISPERSIONS CONTAINING OF ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING POLYMERS CONTAINING HIGH BOILING SOLVENT AND ADDITIVES - The present invention relates to electrically conductive polymer compositions, and their use in electronic devices. The compositions are an aqueous dispersion of at least one electrically conductive polymer doped with a non-fluorinated polymeric acid, at least one high-boiling polar organic solvent, and an additive selected from the group consisting of fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and combinations thereof.10-27-2011
20100059719COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - This invention is to provide a process for producing a composite material that contains a thermoplastic resin as a matrix and is reinforced with electrically conductive fibers. This invention is to provide a process for producing a composite material that has a small percentage of voids and is excellent in mechanical properties such as flexural strength, flexural modulus.03-11-2010
20110147674PREPREG AND CARBON FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A prepreg containing a carbon fiber [A] and a thermosetting resin [B], and in addition, satisfying at least one of the following (1) and (2). 06-23-2011
20100019210THERMOPLASTIC MOULDING COMPOSITIONS WITH HIGH STIFFNESS - Thermoplastic molding compositions comprising 01-28-2010
20100019209Carbon nanotube-conductive polymer composite - A carbon nanotube-conductive polymer composite includes a plurality of CNTs and conductive polymer fibers. The CNTs are connected with each other to form a network. The conductive polymer fibers adhere to surfaces of the CNTs and/or tube walls of the CNTs.01-28-2010
20100140562Nano-carbon hybrid structures - A stable colloidal suspension of carbon-based nanomaterials in a solvent has a stable colloidal suspension of nanodiamond particles having at least one additional carbon nanomaterials disbursed and agitated into the solvent to produce said suspension. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.06-10-2010
20090236566CARBON BLACK-DISPERSED POLYAMIC ACID SOLUTION COMPOSITION, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTIVE POLYIMIDE RESIN BELT THEREWITH - A carbon black-dispersed polyamic acid solution composition that utilizes carbon black excelling in safety and environmental adaptability and excels in the dispersion stability and fluidity of carbon black dispersed in polyamic acid solution, and that realizes high solid content and high carbon black content. Further, an intermediate transfer belt of polyimide, which produces a transfer image of high quality in a color image-forming apparatus, is provided with the use of the above polyamic acid solution composition. In particular, there is provided a carbon black-dispersed polyamic acid solution composition containing a polyamic acid solution obtained by reaction of approximately equimolar amounts of biphenyltetracarboxylic acid dianhydride and an aromatic diamine, and containing a carbon black of 2 to 6% volatile content produced by oil furnace process, wherein the solid content of the solution composition is 23 wt. % or more and wherein the carbon black content of the solid is in the range of 20 to 30 wt. %.09-24-2009
20100224836AQUEOUS COMPOSITION FOR CONDUCTIVE COATING - Objective is to provide an aqueous composition for conductive coating which enables to form a conductive coating. In more specific embodiment, an object of the present invention is to provide an aqueous composition for conductive coating which enables to form a conductive and transparent coating, while being excellent in environmental safety and dispersion stability. An aqueous composition for conductive coating, comprising a water-soluble xylan, a resin and a carbon nanotube in an aqueous medium. The carbon nanotube may be a multilayer carbon nanotube or a single-layer carbon nanotube.09-09-2010
20090152509INKJET PRINTABLE ELECTRODE COMPOSITION, ELECTRODE INCLUDING THE SAME, AND SECONDARY BATTERY INCLUDING THE ELECTRODE - An inkjet printable electrode composition, an electrode including the electrode composition, and a secondary battery including the electrode. The inkjet printable electrode composition includes oxide, a conducting agent, a wetting agent, a binder and an aqueous solvent, in which the viscosity of the binder is in a range of 2 to 20 cps in a 1 wt % aqueous solution of the binder. The inkjet printing electrode composition includes a binder having an appropriate viscosity to allow ink to be easily ejected when the ink is inkjet-printed, and thus, a uniform, thin, and planarized pattern may be formed onto a collector by inkjet printing, without clogging of a nozzle, and thus electrode and secondary battery may be formed at low costs.06-18-2009
20100078600Electrically Conductive, Optically Transparent Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composites And Process For Preparation Thereof - The present invention is directed to the effective dispersion of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into polymer matrices. The nanocomposites are prepared using polymer matrices and exhibit a unique combination of properties, most notably, high retention of optical transparency in the visible range (i.e., 400-800 nm), electrical conductivity, and high thermal stability. By appropriate selection of the matrix resin, additional properties such as vacuum ultraviolet radiation resistance, atomic oxygen resistance, high glass transition (T04-01-2010
20090189125ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITES - This invention relates to a process for preparing an electrically conductive composite comprising the weight ratio of carbon to polymer of greater than 0.11. The process comprises the steps of mixing non-predispersed carbon with an emulsion comprising a polymer in a liquid solvent to obtain a dispersion of the carbon within the polymer matrix, wherein the weight ratio of carbon to polymer is greater than 0.11; and removing the liquid solvent from the dispersion. The invention also relates to conductive polymer composites prepared by the process.07-30-2009
20110133135CARBON NANOTUBE AGGREGATE - Provided is a composite material useful as a material for a thermal contact surface in a microprocessor which can express extremely high thermal diffusion property and extremely high conductivity, can express a sufficient adhesive strength in its surface, and is excellent in reworking property at the time of a bonding operation. The carbon nanotube aggregate of the present invention is a carbon nanotube aggregate where a plurality of carbon nanotubes each having a plurality of walls penetrate a resin layer in a thickness direction of the resin layer, in which both terminals of the carbon nanotube aggregate each have a shear adhesive strength for glass at 25° C. of 15 N/cm06-09-2011
20110147675ANTISTATIC OR ELECTRONICALLY CONDUCTIVE POLYURETHANES, AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - The present invention relates to an antistatic or electrically conductive, thermoset polyurethane obtained by reacting A) an organic polyisocyanate; B) a compound comprising NCO-reactive groups; and C) optionally a catalyst, a blowing agent, an auxiliary, an additive, or mixtures thereof; and wherein, the polyurethane comprises a carbon nanotube present in an amount of from 0.1 to 15% by weight based on the total weight of the polyurethane.06-23-2011
20120037854MECHANICALLY STIFF, ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITES OF POLYMERS AND CARBON NANOTUBES - Using SWNT-CA as scaffolds to fabricate stiff, highly conductive polymer (PDMS) composites. The SWNT-CA is immersing in a polymer resin to produce a SWNT-CA infiltrated with a polymer resin. The SWNT-CA infiltrated with a polymer resin is cured to produce the stiff and electrically conductive composite of carbon nanotube aerogel and polymer.02-16-2012
20120037853POLAR DISPERSION COMPOSITION OF CARBON BLACK - The invention provides a polar dispersion composition containing 0.5 to 30 parts by mass of an electroconductive carbon black and 0.1 to 30 parts by mass of a styrene-methoxy polyethylene glycol methacrylate copolymer, with respect to 100 parts by mass of the polar dispersion composition. The composition of the invention is easy to handle as a liquid preparation, and develops sufficient electroconductivity when processed into a conductive material.02-16-2012
20130200311RESIN COMPOSITE MATERIAL - A resin composite material includes: fine graphite particles including plate-like graphite particles, an aromatic vinyl copolymer which is adsorbed on the plate-like graphite particles, and which contains a vinyl aromatic monomer unit represented by the following formula (1):08-08-2013
20100096597FUNCTIONAL GRAPHENE-RUBBER NANOCOMPOSITES - A polymer composition, containing a polymer matrix which contains an elastomer; and a functional graphene which displays no signature of graphite and/or graphite oxide, as determined by X-ray diffraction, exhibits excellent strength, toughness, modulus, thermal stability and electrical conductivity.04-22-2010
20110315935METHOD FOR DISPERSING NANOPARTICLES IN FLUID MEDIA - Process for dispersing nanoparticles, such as carbon nanotubes, in a medium-viscosity fluid by passing the fluid and nanoparticles through one or more multiscrew extruders having one or more kneading zones12-29-2011
20120205596MACROMOLECULAR COMPOUND - The present invention provides a macromolecular compound by which the short-circuit current density and the photoelectric conversion efficiency are enhanced when the macromolecular compound is used in an organic layer contained in a photovoltaic cell. Specifically, the present invention provides a macromolecular compound having a structural unit represented by Formula (1):08-16-2012
20120001128SEMICONDUCTIVE COMPOSITION AND THE POWER CABLE USING THE SAME - A semiconductive composition and a power cable using the same are provided. A semiconductive composition includes, per 100 parts by weight of a polyolefin base resin, 0.5 to 2.15 parts by weight of carbon nanotubes, and 0.1 to 1 parts by weight of an organic peroxide crosslinking agent.01-05-2012
20110155965Polycarbonate Resin Composition Having Excellent Wear Resistance and Electric Conductivity and Method of Preparing the Same - The present invention provides a polycarbonate resin composition comprising a polycarbonate (A), a styrene copolymer resin (B), carbon nano-tubes (C) and a carbon black (D).06-30-2011
20110155966ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING ORGANIC POLYMER/NANOPARTICLE COMPOSITES AND METHODS FOR USE THEREOF - Compositions are provided comprising aqueous dispersions of electrically conducting organic polymers and a plurality of nanoparticles. Films cast from invention compositions are useful as buffer layers in electroluminescent devices, such as organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and electrodes for thin film field effect transistors. Buffer layers containing nanoparticles have a much lower conductivity than buffer layers without nanoparticles. In addition, when incorporated into an electroluminescent (EL) device, buffer layers according to the invention contribute to higher stress life of the EL device.06-30-2011
20120153236MANUFACTURING OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE/TRANSPARENT/FLEXIBLE FILMS - The present invention relates to a method for producing flexible, stretchable transparent and highly electrically conducting hybrid polymer films comprising electrically conductive electrospun nanofibers embedded in solution cast dielectric polymer films. In one embodiment, the present invention utilizes an electrically conductive nanofiber, or nanofiber structure, that is embedded in a suitable polymer film. In one embodiment, the electrically conductive nanofiber, or nanofiber structure, can be electrospun from a suitable polymer solution that contains a suitable amount of, for example, at least one conductive material. In one embodiment, the flexible polymer film portion of the present invention can be formed from poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) or polyimide. In another embodiment, the present invention relates to flexible polymer films that have conductive structures embedded therein, wherein the flexible polymer film portion is form via a casting process to produce transparent films from, for example, polycarbonate, polyurethane and/or cyclopolyolefin polymer compositions.06-21-2012
20110049437COATINGS CONTAINING FUNCTIONALIZED GRAPHENE SHEETS AND ARTICLES COATED THEREWITH - Coatings comprising functionalized graphene sheets and at least one binder. In one embodiment, the coatings are electrically conductive.03-03-2011
20110049436COMPOSITION OF CONDUCTIVE RUBBER - A composition of conductive rubber which does not adhere each other in uncross-linked state is provided to exhibit good workability. The composition of conductive rubber including carbon as conductive additive in a base rubber to be cross-linkable by electron beam radiation includes 5 to 40% by weight of an adhesion inhibitor of uncross-linked rubber into a base rubber which is selected from ethylene ethyl acrylic acid copolymer resin (EEA), ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer resin (EVA), ethylene methyl acrylate copolymer resin (EMA), and ethylene acrylic acid copolymer resin (EAA).03-03-2011
20120305857POLY(AMIC ACID AMIDEIMIDE) TERTIARY AMINE INTERMEDIATE TRANSFER MEMBERS - An intermediate transfer member that includes a mixture of a poly(amic acid amideimide), a tertiary amine, an optional phosphate ester, an optional polysiloxane or an optional fluoro polymer, and an optional conductive filler component.12-06-2012
20100270513CONDUCTIVE SOLID FILM MATERIAL - A coating composition including a base composition, comprising at least one organic material and a plurality of carbon nano-tubes, wherein a concentration of the carbon nano-tubes is between 0.05 to 30 percent of a total weight of the coating composition, wherein the base composition comprises: i) methyl ethyl keton, ii) phenolic resin, and iii) ethyl alcohol, wherein each of the plurality of carbon nano-tubes has a length up to about 1.0 mm, wherein a diameter of each of the plurality of carbon nano-tubes is in a range from about 3 nm to about 200 nm, wherein the coating composition has a volume resistivity in a range from about 1×1010-28-2010
20120153235Electroconductive Carbon Fibril-Based Inks and Coatings - Provided are inks and coatings including carbon nanotubes.06-21-2012
20090140214Material for negative electrode of non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, process for producing the same, negative electrode and battery - A negative electrode material for non-aqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, comprises: a carbon material having a sphericity of at least 0.8, and exhibiting an average (002) interlayer spacing d06-04-2009
20090134363METHOD FOR SYNTHESIS OF CARBON NANOTUBES - The invention relates to a method for synthesis of carbon nanotubes of the highest carbon purity by the process of vapour phase chemical deposition. The nanotubes produced can be used to advantage in all know applications of carbon nanotubes.05-28-2009
20120132865ELECTROCONDUCTIVE POLYAMIDE RESIN COMPOSITION - There is provided an electroconductive polyamide resin composition comprising: (a) a polyamide resin component obtained from a dicarboxylic acid component comprising oxalic acid and a diamine component comprising a diamine having 4 to 12 carbon atoms, and (b) a fine carbon fiber dispersed in the resin component, wherein a graphite-net plane consisting solely of carbon atoms forms a temple-bell-shaped structural unit comprising closed head-top part and body-part with open lower-end, 2 to 30 of the temple-bell-shaped structural units are stacked sharing a common central axis to form an aggregate, and the aggregates are connected in head-to-tail style with a distance to form the fiber.05-31-2012
20120132863CONDUCTIVE POLYMER-CARBON NANOTUBE COMPOSITE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Provided are a conductive polymer-carbon nanotube composite including a carbon nanotube and a conductive polymer filled therein, and a method of manufacturing the same. The conductive polymer-carbon nanotube composite where a conductive polymer is filled in a carbon nanotube is manufactured by introducing a monomer of the conductive polymer into the carbon nanotube using a supercritical fluid technique and polymerizing the monomer. The conductive polymer-carbon nanotube composite is a novel nano-structure material which can overcome limitations that conventional materials may have, and thus can be applied to various applications such as sensors, electrode materials, nanoelectronic materials, etc.05-31-2012
20120132862CARBON NANOTUBE DISPERSION AND METHOD OF PREPARING TRANSPARENT ELECTRODE USING THE CARBON NANOTUBE DISPERSION - Provided is a carbon nanotube dispersion including: carbon nanotubes, a solvent, and a dispersant, in which a mutifunctional ethylene oxide-propylene oxide block copolymer acts as the dispersant. The carbon nanotube dispersion provides excellent dispersion stability in aqueous and organic systems. Therefore, the carbon nanotube dispersion is suitable for a transparent electrode.05-31-2012
20120132866ELECTROCONDUCTIVE RESIN COMPOSITION - There is provided an electroconductive resin composition comprising: (a) a polyamide resin, (b) a polyphenylene ether resin, and (c) a fine carbon fiber dispersed in the resin component, wherein a graphite-net plane consisting solely of carbon atoms forms a temple-bell-shaped structural unit comprising closed head-top part and body-part with open lower-end, 2 to 30 of the temple-bell-shaped structural units are stacked sharing a common central axis to form an aggregate, and the aggregates are connected in head-to-tail style with a distance to form the fiber. The composition has a high electroconductivity while upholding a high moldability, mechanical property and durability in the polyamide-polyphenylene ether resin.05-31-2012
20120168688BINDER RESIN COMPOSITION FOR ELECTRODE, ELECTRODE MIXTURE PASTE, AND ELECTRODE - The present invention relates to a binder resin composition for an electrode, including a polyamic acid and a solvent, wherein the polyamic acid is (i) a polyamic acid which includes a tetracarboxylic acid component including 10 to 100 mol % of 4,4′-oxydiphthalic acid and 90 to 0 mol % of 3,3′,4,4′-biphenyltetracarboxylic acid and/or pyromellitic acid and a diamine component including an aromatic diamine having 1 to 4 aromatic rings, (ii) a polyamic acid which includes a tetracarboxylic acid component including 3,3′,4,4′-biphenyltetracarboxylic acid dianhydride and a diamine component including 10 to 90 mol % of p-phenylene diamine and 90 to 10 mol % of 4,4′-diaminodiphenyl ether, or (iii) a polyamic acid which includes a tetracarboxylic acid component including 3,3′,4,4′-biphenyltetracarboxylic acid dianhydride and a diamine component including 40 mol % or more of a bis[4-(4-aminophenoxy)phenyl] compound.07-05-2012
20110180762ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION, CURED PRODUCT THEREOF AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - There is provided a curable composition which can give a cured product having excellent physical properties and is particularly useful as a material for the separator of a fuel cell such as polymer electrolyte fuel cell. The electrically conducting curable resin composition of the present invention comprises (A) a hydrocarbon compound having a plurality of carbon-carbon double bonds, (B) an elastomer excluding the component (A), and (C) a carbonaceous material.07-28-2011
20120211704Endless flexible members with a polymeric release agent for imaging devices - Flexible members for use in imaging devices comprise a polymerizable release agent.08-23-2012
20090057624INJECTION MOLDED ARTICLE AND COMPOSITION FOR THE PREPARATION THEREOF - A composition containing particular amounts of a poly(arylene ether), a poly(arylene sulfide), an electrically conductive carbon black, and glass fibers is particularly useful for molding heat-resistant articles suitable for electrostatic painting. Compared to a corresponding composition without the poly(arylene ether), the composition exhibits improved paint attraction and markedly improved paint adhesion, and it allows the use of a lower level of conductive carbon black to achieve the same electrical conductivity. The composition thus provides an excellent balance of impact strength, electrical conductivity, and paint attraction and adhesion.03-05-2009
20100270514HIGH WORK FUNCTION TRANSPARENT CONDUCTORS - There is provided a transparent conductor including conductive nanoparticles and at least one of (a) a fluorinated acid polymer and (b) a semiconductive polymer doped with a fluorinated acid polymer. The nanoparticles are carbon nanoparticles, metal nanoparticles, or combinations thereof. The carbon and metal nanoparticles are selected from nanotubes, fullerenes, and nanofibers. The acid polymers are fluorinated or highly fluorinated and have acidic groups including carboxylic acid groups, sulfonic acid groups, sulfonimide groups, phosphoric acid groups, phosphonic acid groups, and combinations thereof. The semiconductive polymers comprise homopolymers and copolymers derived from monomers selected from substituted and unsubstituted thiophenes, pyrroles, anilines, and cyclic heteroaromatics, and combinations of those. The compositions may be used in organic electronic devices (OLEDs).10-28-2010
20120187348POLYMER- GRAPHITE NANOCOMPOSITES - Process for producing a polymer-graphite nanocomposite, which comprises the steps 07-26-2012
20120261623FIBER REINFORCED POLYMERIC COMPOSITES WITH TAILORABLE ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITIES AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING THE SAME - The present invention relates to polymer composite materials, more particularly relates to composite materials with tailor made surface electrical resistivities in the range of 1010-18-2012
20110121242MASTERBATCH FOR ELECTROCONDUCTIVE THERMOPLASTIC POLYMER, PROCESS TO PREPARE SUCH MASTERBATCH, AND THE USE THEREOF - The present invention provides a process to prepare a masterbatch comprising more than 0 wt % and up to 70 wt % carbon black with a DBP absorption of at least 200 ml/100 g and a thermoplastic polymer and, optionally, further additives, comprising the steps of mixing in random order successively or simultaneously, at an elevated temperature, a liquid medium, carbon black, and thermoplastic polymer, and, optionally, the additives, wherein the liquid medium is ultimately present in an amount of more than 0 wt % and up to 80 wt % on the total weight of carbon black and thermoplastic polymer; subsequently cooling and pelletizing the composition; separating off the liquid medium by extraction with a solvent; and drying the composition. Additionally provided are a masterbatch suitable for preparing an electroconductive thermoplastic polymer composition and a process to prepare an electroconductive thermoplastic polymer composition.05-26-2011
20100327235SINGLE CONDUCTIVE PELLETS OF LONG GLASS FIBER REINFORCED THERMOPLASTIC RESIN AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - Single pellets of a thermoplastic resin containing long glass fibers and a conductive filler are set forth that enable molded articles made from these pellets to exhibit conductivity and, at the same time, high mechanical properties. These pellets have mechanical properties that are substantially equivalent to non-conductive pellets of a thermoplastic resin containing same loading of long glass and provide conductivity that is substantially equivalent to articles obtained by blending two kinds of pellets, one pellet having a conductive filler and the other pellet one containing long glass fibers. The pellets include a thermoplastic resin, a long fiber reinforcing filler and a conductive additive dispersed in the pellet.12-30-2010
20120298927ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE ADHESIVES COMPRISING BUCKY PAPER AND AN ADHESIVE RESIN - An electrically conductive adhesive sheet for joining structural elements, the adhesive sheet comprising Bucky paper impregnated with an adhesive resin is provided. A method of forming an electrically conductive joint between structural elements and a process of making an electrically conductive adhesive sheet for joining structural elements are also provided.11-29-2012
20120298926COMPOSITE MATERIALS, PRODUCTION THEREOF AND USE THEREOF IN ELECTRICAL CELLS - The present invention relates to composite materials comprising a reaction product of (A) at least one organic polymer, (B) sulfur, (C) carbon in a polymorph which comprises at least 60% sp11-29-2012
20120319056ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE FOAM - A kind of electrically conductive foam for preventing an electronic component from electro-magnetic interference includes the following compositions: electrically conductive material accounting for about 5% to about 10% by weight; plastic material accounting for about 10% to about 16% by weight; propellant accounting for about 65% to about 75% by weight; surfactant accounting for about 0.5% to about 4% by weight; and auxiliary material accounting for about 4% to about 5% by weight.12-20-2012
20100230642CATALYST FOR PREPARING CARBON NANOTUBE COMPRISING MULTI-COMPONENT SUPPORT MATERIALS CONTAINING AMORPHOUS SILICON PARTICLES AND THE BULK SCALE PREPARATION OF CARBON NANOTUBE USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a catalyst composition for preparing carbon nanotube containing multi-component support materials of amorphous Si, Mg and Al as well as a bulk scale preparation process for preparing carbon nanotube using said catalyst composition. More specifically, this invention relates to a process for preparing carbon nanotube using the catalyst composition comprising a transition metal catalyst and support materials of amorphous Si, Mg and Al.09-16-2010
20120286216METHODS FOR MITIGATING AGGLOMERATION OF CARBON NANOSPHERES USING A LONG CHAIN HYDROCARBON SURFACTANT - Novel methods for manufacturing carbon nanostructures (e.g., carbon nanospheres) that are highly dispersed include forming a precursor composition, polymerizing the precursor composition, applying a long chain hydrocarbon surfactant to the polymerized carbon material, and carbonizing the polymerized material (e.g., through pyrolysis) to form the carbon nanostructures. The long chain hydrocarbon surfactant facilitates the formation of dispersed carbon nanostructures during the carbonization step.11-15-2012
20120286217METHODS FOR MITIGATING AGGLOMERATION OF CARBON NANOSPHERES USING EXTRACTION - Novel methods for manufacturing carbon nanostructures (e.g., carbon nanospheres) that are highly dispersed include forming a precursor composition, polymerizing the precursor composition, extracting water from the polymerized carbon material using an organic solvent, and carbonizing the polymerized material (e.g., through pyrolysis) to form the carbon nanostructures. The extraction-treated polymerized carbon material forms carbon nanostructures that are less agglomerated than carbon nanostructures manufactured using a similar technique without solvent extraction of water.11-15-2012
20120132864CARBON NANOFIBER/CARBON NANOCOIL - COATED SUBSTRATE AND NANOCOMPOSITES - A composition includes a substrate and a carbon filament where the carbon filament has a first end in contact with the substrate and a second end that is distal to the substrate. The carbon filament may be a carbon nanofiber or carbon nanocoil. The substrate may be a glass fiber and the carbon filament may be radially attached to the glass fiber.05-31-2012
20120138869Thermoplastic Injection Moulding Material and Injection Moulded Thermoplastic Object - Thermoplastic injection moulding material, which material is electrically conductive, fire-retardant and having a high tensile strength, characterised in that the material consists of: 06-07-2012
20100133482Vinylidene fluoride copolymers - The present invention pertains to a linear semi-crystalline copolymer [polymer (A)] comprising recurring units derived from vinylidene fluoride (VDF) monomer and at least one hydrophilic (meth)acrylic monomer (MA) of formula (I) wherein each of R1, R2, R3, equal or different from each other, is independently an hydrogen atom or a C06-03-2010
20130015411METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A WHOLLY AROMATIC POLYIMIDE POWDER HAVING AN ANTISTATIC OR CONDUCTIVE PROPERTYAANM Kang; Jin SooAACI DaejeonAACO KRAAGP Kang; Jin Soo Daejeon KRAANM Hwang; Yong JaeAACI Bucheon-siAACO KRAAGP Hwang; Yong Jae Bucheon-si KR - The present invention relates to a method for preparing wholly aromatic polyimide powder with antistatic properties or electric conductivity. In particular, the present invention relates to a method for preparing wholly aromatic polyimide composite powder, comprising the steps of dissolving aromatic diamine in a phenolic polar organic solvent in which electrically conductive carbon black powder and multi-wall carbon nano-tube (MWCNT) powder are dispersed, adding aromatic tetracarboxylic dianhydride thereto, and polymerizing the resulting mixture.01-17-2013
20120145968PROCESS FOR PRODUCING TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILMS, TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING CONDUCTIVE FIBERS, CONDUCTIVE FIBER, CARBON NANOTUBE/CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITE DISPERSION, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING CARBON NANOTUBE/CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITE DISPERSIONS, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A process for producing transparent conductive films includes mixing and dispersing a carbon nanotube having a hydrophilic group introduced on the surface thereof and a hydrophilic conductive polymer in a solvent to obtain a carbon nanotube/conductive polymer composite dispersion in which a weight ratio of the hydrophilic conductive polymer to the carbon nanotube is 0.5 or more and 4 or less, the concentration of the carbon nanotube being 0.1 g/L or more and 2.0 g/L or less, and attaching onto a transparent substrate the carbon nanotube/conductive polymer composite dispersion.06-14-2012
20110147673METHOD OF MANUFACTURING COMPOSITE CONDUCTING FIBRES, FIBRES OBTAINED BY THE METHOD, AND USE OF SUCH FIBRES - The invention relates to a method of manufacturing fibres made of a composite based on a thermoplastic polymer and conducting or semiconducting particles, which includes a heat treatment, said heat treatment consisting in heating the composite, by progressively raising the temperature, having the effect of improving the conducting properties of the fibres obtained or of making the initially insulating fibres conducting. The invention also relates to the conducting fibres thus obtained and in particular to polyamide fibres and carbon nanotubes.06-23-2011
20110147672THIXOTROPIC CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITION - The presence of a rheology modifier in a conductive composition of metal coated core particles improves both rheology and conductivity. In preferred embodiments the rheology modifier is selected from the group consisting of fumed silica, carbon nano-tubes, and graphite. In further embodiments the metal coated particles are silver coated glass or copper particles.06-23-2011
20120241692COMPOSITE RESINOUS MATERIAL PARTICLES AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME - A composite resin material particle of the present invention includes: a resin material particle that is a material for producing a resin molding product; and a conductive nano-material, wherein a dispersion mixing layer, which is obtained by dispersedly mixing the conductive nano-material from the surface to the inside of the resin material particle, is formed over all of the surface or at least a part of the surface of the resin material particle, the conductive nano-material is dispersedly mixed within a resin material of the resin material particle in the dispersion mixing layer, and the whole of the dispersion mixing layer forms a conductive layer.09-27-2012
20120241691NITROGEN-CONTAINING POROUS CARBON MATERIAL AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, AND ELECTRIC DOUBLE-LAYER CAPACITOR USING THE NITROGEN-CONTAINING POROUS CARBON MATERIAL - A nitrogen-containing carbon porous material, which has a nitrogen content of 0.5 to 30 mass %, and which has a specific surface area of 200 to 3,000 m09-27-2012
20120241688METHOD FOR PRODUCING LIQUID CRYSTAL POLYESTER COMPOSITION - An object is to provide a method for producing a liquid crystal polyester composition which is excellent in mechanical strength and has semiconductivity. The present invention provides a method for producing a liquid crystal polyester composition, which includes the step of melt-kneading a liquid crystal polyester in the amount of 85 to 99 parts by mass and a nanostructured hollow-carbon material in the amount of 1 to 15 parts by mass, based on 100 parts by mass in total of the liquid crystal polyester and the nanostructured hollow-carbon material, under shear rate of 1,000 to 9,000/second, the nanostructured hollow-carbon material including a carbon part and a hollow part, and having such a structure that a part or all of the hollow part is surrounded by the carbon part.09-27-2012
20120241686CARBON NANOTUBE MASTERBATCH, PREPARATION THEREOF, AND USE IN FORMING ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITION - An electrically conductive thermoplastic composition is prepared by melt blending a polymer and a masterbatch of carbon nanotubes in wax having a melting point of about 45 to about 150° C. The masterbatch of carbon nanotubes in wax is more easily prepared than a conventional carbon nanotube masterbatch in high molecular weight polymer. Use of the masterbatch of carbon nanotubes in wax also improves the melt flow properties of the electrically conductive thermoplastic composition.09-27-2012
20120241685Method for adjusting the switching temperature of PTC ink composition and PTC ink composition - The invention provides a method for producing a PTC ink composition, which is capable of adjusting the switching temperature (Ts) of the PTC ink composition by addition of some additives. The content of the additive based on the total PTC composition for adjusting the Ts is less than 5.0 wt. %. The additives for adjusting the Ts can be chosen from polyester, polyether, and poly(ethylene glycol) with low molecular weight from 300 to 3000 g/mol.09-27-2012
20130140499CONDUCTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITION FOR PTC ELEMENT WITH DECREASED NTC CHARACTERISTICS, USING CARBON NANOTUBE - The present invention relates to a conductive polymer composition for a PTC element with decreased NTC characteristics, using carbon nanotubes, a PTC binder resin, and a cellulose-based or polyester-based resin for fixing the carbon nanotubes and the PTC binder, and to a PTC element, a circuit and a sheet heating element using the same.06-06-2013
20080224101POLYVINYLIDENE FLUORIDE COMPOSITES AND METHODS FOR PREPARING SAME - An electrically conductive composite comprising a polyvinylidene fluoride polymer or copolymer and carbon nanotubes is provided. Preferably, carbon nanotubes may be present in the range of about 0.5-20% by weight of the composite.09-18-2008
20130092882SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING OVERCHARGE PROTECTION IN CAPACITIVE COUPLED BIOMEDICAL ELECTRODES - An alternating electric field responsive biomedical composite is disclosed that provides capacitive coupling through the composite. The biomedical composite includes a binder material, a polar material that is substantially dispersed within the binder material, and electrically conductive particles within the binder material. The polar material is responsive to the presence of an alternating electric field, and the electrically conductive particles are not of sufficient concentration to form a conductive network through the composite unless and until the composite becomes overcharged.04-18-2013
20130112928AQUEOUS ELECTRODE BINDER FOR SECONDARY BATTERY - The present invention provides an aqueous electrode binder for a secondary battery suitable as a water-soluble binder that is included in a composition forming an electrode for secondary battery, and does not reduce adhesion and flexibility of an emulsion because a water-soluble polymer is included that has dispersibility and a viscosity control function, and that supplementary works when an electrode is formed. An aqueous electrode binder for a secondary battery includes a water-soluble polymer, wherein the water-soluble polymer includes a structural unit (a) derived from an ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid ester monomer in an amount of 50 to 95% by mass and a structural unit (b) derived from an ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic salt monomer in an amount of 5 to 50% by mass, based on 100% by mass of the total amount of the structural units included in the water-soluble polymer, and wherein the water-soluble polymer has a weight-average molecular weight of 500,000 or more.05-09-2013
20130146820CONDUCTIVE PASTES - A conductive paste is provided. The conductive paste includes a conductive powder and a resin composition. The resin composition includes a polyester acrylate oligomer, a hydroxyalkyl acrylate (HAA) and a polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) derivative. The conductive powder and the resin composition have a weight ratio of 40-85:15-60. The polyester acrylate oligomer, the hydroxyalkyl acrylate (HAA) and the polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) derivative have a weight ratio of 15-70:10-60:3-40.06-13-2013
20130146821REDOX STIMULATED VARIABLE-MODULUS MATERIAL - A material having a first non-zero elastic modulus capable of reversibly changing the first non-zero elastic modulus to a second non-zero elastic modulus in response to a redox reaction occurring in the material. A method of producing a material that is reversibly cyclable between a first non-zero elastic modulus and a second non-zero elastic modulus, comprising: preparing a polymer comprising both crosslinks that do not depend on metal binding and functional groups capable of having oxidation-state specific binding constants to a metal ion; and doping the polymer with a solution containing the metal ion.06-13-2013
20100288981Method for making a flexible and clear low surface electric resistance plastics material article of manufacture and the plastics material article made thereby - A method for making a flexible and clear plastics material article of manufacture having a low electric surface resistance, starting from a plastics material having a higher electric surface resistance, in which the electric surface conductivity of the starting article of manufacture is modified by partially including, into at least a portion of the outer surface of the article, carbon nanotubes.11-18-2010
20100301282CONDUCTIVE ELASTOMER MATERIAL, AND CONDUCTIVE SHEET AND CONDUCTIVE SEAMLESS BELT EACH MADE OF THE MATERIAL - Disclosed is a conductive elastomer material from which a molded material having good conductivity and excellent bending resistance can be obtained. This conductive elastomer material is capable of reducing variations in in-plane electrical resistively of sheet-like molded articles. Specifically disclosed is a conductive elastomer material which is characterized by being obtained by dispersing carbon nanotubes into a base component which is composed only of a thermoplastic elastomer. The conductive elastomer material is also characterized in that the carbon nanotubes have a diameter of 30-300 nm and an aspect ratio of 10-1000, and 0.01-10 parts by mass of the carbon nanotubes are blended per 100 parts by mass of the base component.12-02-2010
20090289231ELECTROSTATIC DISSIPATIVE ADHESIVE - An electrostatically dissipative adhesive in one embodiment includes a mixture comprising: an adhesive material; and electrically conductive particles intermixed with the adhesive material, the electrically conductive particles being present in an amount between 0 and about 10% by weight of a total weight of the mixture. An electrostatically dissipative adhesive in another embodiment includes a mixture comprising: an adhesive material; and electrically conductive particles intermixed with the adhesive material, the electrically conductive particles being present in an amount between 0 and about 10% by weight of a total weight of the mixture, wherein the mixture has at least 50% of a lap shear strength as measured in accordance with ISO 4587 after curing for 72 hours at 22° C. as the raw adhesive material has as measured in accordance with ISO 4587 after curing for 72 hours at 22° C.11-26-2009
20100308280Reinforced Resin-Derived Carbon Foam - A reinforced carbon foam material is formed from carbon fibers incorporated within a carbon foam's structure. First, carbon fiber bundles are combined with a liquid resol resin. The carbon fiber bundles separate into individual carbon fiber filaments and disperse throughout the liquid resol resin. Second, the carbon fiber resin mixture is foamed thus fixing the carbon fibers in a permanent spatial arrangement within the phenolic foam. The foam is then carbonized to create a carbon fiber reinforced foam with improved graphitic characteristics as well as increased strength. Optionally, various additives can be introduced simultaneously with the addition of the carbon fiber bundles into the liquid resol, which can improve the graphitic nature of the final carbon foam material and/or increase the foam's resistance to oxidation.12-09-2010
20110233479Process for preparing an elastomeric composite material - The present invention relates to a process for preparing a composite material containing an elastomeric matrix and nanotubes, in particular carbon nanotubes, and also to the composite material thus obtained and to the use thereof for the manufacture of composite products.09-29-2011
20100314587Halogen containing-polymer nanocomposite compositions, methods, and products employing such compositions - The disclosure provides compositions prepared by combining nanomaterials with a halide-containing polymer, thereby forming a combined polymer matrix having dispersed nanomaterials within the matrix. The nanomaterials may be carbon-based nanotubes, in some applications. A halide-containing monomer is combined with nanotubes, and then polymerized in some compositions. In other applications, a halide-containing polymer is solution processed with nanotubes to form useful compositions in the invention. Also disclosed are probes for near field detection of radiation.12-16-2010
20100314586CARBON NANOTUBE BULK MATERIAL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A carbon nanotube bulk material is provided. The carbon nanotube bulk material includes carbon nanotubes constituting a matrix and a polymer binder interposed between the carbon nanotubes. The polymer binder includes a polymer backbone and at least one organic moiety grafted to a terminal or a side of the polymer backbone. The organic moiety has a C12-16-2010
20110272640METHOD OF INCORPORATING AN ADDITIVE INTO A POLYAMIDE-POLY(ARYLENE ETHER) COMPOSITION, COMPOSITION PREPARED THEREBY, AND ARTICLE COMPRISING THE COMPOSITION - A method of incorporating an additive into a polyamide-poly(arylene ether) composition includes the step of melt blending a polyamide, a poly(arylene ether), and a dispersion comprising a liquid carrier, an unmodified clay, and an additive. Using the dispersion rather than a polymer-based additive masterbatch saves energy. Like a polymer-based masterbatch, the dispersion provides the additive in a diluted form and therefore preserves the masterbatch's advantages of providing more uniform distribution additive in the plastic and avoiding direct handling of additives in the final compounding step.11-10-2011
20110272641METHOD OF INCORPORATING AN ADDITIVE INTO A POLYMER COMPOSITION AND DISPERSION USED THEREIN - A method of incorporating an additive into a polymer composition includes the step of melt blending a polymer with a dispersion comprising a liquid carrier, an unmodified clay, and an additive. Using the dispersion rather than a polymer-based additive masterbatch saves energy. Like a polymer-based masterbatch, the dispersion provides the additive in a diluted form and therefore preserves the masterbatch's advantages of providing more uniform distribution additive in the plastic and avoiding direct handling of additives in the final compounding step. The dispersion is also described.11-10-2011
20130126795POLYOLEFIN-BASED RESIN COMPOSITION AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME - Provided is a polyolefin-based resin composition capable of obtaining a molded product having a high modulus of elongation and a low coefficient of linear expansion. The polyolefin-based resin composition includes a polyolefin-based resin, flaked graphite, and either one or both of a compound with a six-membered ring structure and a compound with a five-membered ring structure. The flaked graphite is uniformly dispersed in the polyolefin-based resin. Thus, a molded product formed using the polyolefin-based resin composition has excellent mechanical strength such as a high modulus of elongation, a low coefficient of linear expansion, and high dimensional stability, and can be used for various applications such as a material that is suitable for use as the exterior panels of automobiles or a sheet metal replacement material.05-23-2013
20130153832ELECTROSTATIC DISSIPATIVE COMPOSITES - The present disclosure relates to thermoplastic electrostatic dissipative (ESD) composites. The disclosed composites comprise a thermoplastic resin phase and a plurality of intermediate modulus carbon fibers dispersed within the thermoplastic resin phase. Also disclosed herein are methods for the manufacture and/or use of the disclosed ESD composites as well as articles formed from such composites.06-20-2013
20130153833POLY(AMIC ACID AMIDEIMIDE) PHOSPHITE INTERMEDIATE TRANSFER MEMBERS - An intermediate transfer member that includes a mixture of a poly(amic acid amideimide), a phosphite, an optional polymer, an optional conductive filler component and an optional release layer.06-20-2013
20130153834LIQUID COMPOSITION, AND RESISTOR FILM, RESISTOR ELEMENT AND CIRCUIT BOARD USING SAME - There is provided a liquid composition that can form a resistor exhibiting a stable resistance value. One mode of the liquid composition of the invention is a liquid composition comprising (a) an epoxy resin, (b) carbon black particles, (c) carbon nanotubes and (d) a solvent with a vapor pressure of less than 1.34×1006-20-2013
20110303882POLYMER COMPOSITES HAVING HIGHLY DISPERSED CARBON NANOTUBES - A carbon nanotube-polymer composite includes a polymer continuous phase having at least a first polymer, and a plurality of carbon nanotubes dispersed in the polymer continuous phase. The carbon nanotubes are non-functionalized nanotubes. The carbon nanotubes are between 0.05 and 40 weight % of the composite. At least 98% of the carbon nanotubes are not involved in nanotube bundles.12-15-2011
20130187099ELECTRICALLY INSULATING NANOCOMPOSITE HAVING SEMICONDUCTING OR NONCONDUCTIVE NANOPARTICLES, USE OF THIS NANOCOMPOSITE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING IT - A cellulose material contains cellulose fibers having an impregnation. Accordingly, the impregnation is made of nanoparticles, in particular BNNT, containing a shell of polymers, in particular PEDOT:PSS. The impregnation forms a type of network that can reduce the specific resistance of the cellulose material due to the electrical conductivity of the network. The cellulose material can thereby be advantageously adapted to corresponding applications with respect to the electrical properties thereof. The cellulose material can thus also be used to electrically insulate transformers, wherein the cellulose material is thereby saturated with transformer oil and an adaptation of the specific resistance of the cellulose material to the specific resistance of the oil leads to improved dielectric strength of the transformer insulation. A method for producing the cellulose material described above contains a suitable impregnation step for the cellulose material.07-25-2013
20130187098CARBON PARTICLES COATED WITH POLYMER FILMS, METHODS FOR THEIR PRODUCTION AND USES THEREOF - The present disclosure relates to a composition comprising plasma coated fullerenic soot particles, methods for the preparation thereof, and its use in polymer blends.07-25-2013
20110315934Method for fabrication of functionalized graphene reinforced composite conducting plate - A graphite-vinyl ester resin composite conducting plate is prepared in the present invention. The conducting plate can be used as a bipolar plate for a fuel cell, counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cell and electrode of vanadium redox battery. The conducting plate is prepared as follows: a) compounding vinyl ester resin and graphite powder to form a bulk molding compound (BMC) material, the graphite powder content ranging from 70 wt % to 95 wt % based on the total weight of the graphite powder and vinyl ester, wherein 0.01-15 wt % functionalized graphene, based on the weight of the vinyl ester resin, are added during the compounding; b) molding the BMC material from step a) to form a conducting plate having a desired shaped at 80-250° C. and 500-4000 psi.12-29-2011
20120025151CURABLE EPOXY RESIN COMPOSITION - Curable epoxy resin composition including an epoxy resin component and a filler component and optionally a hardener component and further additives, wherein (a) the curable epoxy resin composition has been produced by separately mixing together at least a part of the epoxy resin component and at least a part of the filler component and optionally some or all of the optional additives, prior to mixing theses components with the optional hardener component and with any remaining optional additives present in the curable epoxy resin composition, and that (b) the mixing together of at least a part of the epoxy resin component and at least a part of the filler component and optionally some or all of the optional additives has been carried out at a temperature higher than the casting temperature of the curable epoxy resin composition, and electrical insulation systems made therefrom.02-02-2012
20120025150Separation of single-walled carbon nanotubes by electronic type using block copolymers - The separation of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs), by electronic type using centrifugation of compositions of SWNTs and surface active block copolymers in density gradient media.02-02-2012
20120068125CONDUCTIVE RESIN COMPOSITION - There is disclosed a conductive resin composition, comprising: (a) a resin component, and (b) a fine carbon fiber dispersed in the resin component, wherein a graphite-net plane consisting solely of carbon atoms forms a temple-bell-shaped structural unit comprising closed head-top part and body-part with open lower-end, 2 to 30 of the temple-bell-shaped structural units are stacked sharing a common central axis to form an aggregate, and the aggregates are connected in head-to-tail style with a distance to form the fiber. The resin composition has high conductivity while maintaining the original physical properties of the resin.03-22-2012
20130207051CARBON NANO-MATERIAL PELLETS AND A METHOD FOR PREPARING THE PELLETS FROM POWDER OF CARBON NANO-MATERIAL - Disclosed are a carbon nanomaterial pellet and a method for preparing same. More particularly, it relates to a carbon nanomaterial pellet having a specific size and a high apparent density prepared by a simple process using only a rotary tablet press without mixing a carbon nanomaterial powder with a solvent or an additive, which is capable of solving the powder dust problem occurring when preparing a polymer composite from a carbon nanomaterial in the form of powder, thus improving physical properties and remarkably reducing cost of packaging and transportation, and a method for preparing the carbon nanomaterial pellet from a carbon nanomaterial powder.08-15-2013
20130207052METHOD FOR PREPARING CARBON NANO MATERIAL/POLYMER COMPOSITES - Disclosed is a method for preparing a carbon nanomaterial/polymer composite. More particularly, it relates to an improved method for preparing a carbon nanomaterial/polymer composite capable of solving a dust problem of a carbon nanomaterial powder and a layer separation problem due to large density difference between the carbon nanomaterial powder and a polymer pellet and providing superior physical properties of the composite, whereby an additive used to prepare the carbon nanomaterial/polymer composite is mixed with the carbon nanomaterial powder and prepared into a pellet, which is then mixed with the polymer pellet.08-15-2013

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