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428195100 Discontinuous or differential coating, impregnation or bond (e.g., artwork, printing, retouched photograph, etc.) 1878
428156000 Including variation in thickness 1343
428212000 Including components having same physical characteristic in differing degree 1063
428141000 Continuous and nonuniform or irregular surface on layer or component (e.g., roofing, etc.) 996
428220000 Physical dimension specified 946
428131000 Including aperture 626
428116000 Honeycomb-like 345
428174000 Nonplanar uniform thickness material 253
428099000 Including fastener for attaching to external surface 210
428105000 Including grain, strips, or filamentary elements in respective layers or components in angular relation 200
428219000 Weight per unit area specified 190
428192000 Edge feature 124
428119000 Including sheet or component perpendicular to plane of web or sheet 109
428114000 Including grain, strips, or filamentary elements in different layers or components parallel 94
428189000 Laterally noncoextensive components 68
428121000 Fold at edge 55
428102000 Including stitching and discrete fastener(s), coating or bond 45
428188000 Longitudinal or transverse tubular cavity or cell 31
428101000 Superposed movable attached layers or components 16
20130040095PROCESS OF FORMING A CRYSTAL HAVING A PARTICULAR SHAPE AND THE CRYSTAL FORMED BY THE PROCESS - A crystal can be formed using vapor deposition. In one set of embodiments, the crystal can be grown such that the crystal selectively grown along a particular surface at a relatively faster rate as compared to another surface. In another embodiment, the assist material may aid in transporting or depositing the vapor species of a constituent to surfaces of the crystal. In a further set of embodiments, the crystal can be vapor grown in the presence of an assist material that is attracted to or repelled from a particular location of the crystal to increase or reduce crystal growth rate at a region adjacent to the location. The position of the relatively locally greater net charge within the assist material may affect the crystal plane to which the assist material is attracted or repelled. An as-grown crystal may be achieved that has a predetermined geometric shape.02-14-2013
20130040096PATTERN FORMING METHOD AND ACTINIC-RAY- OR RADIATION-SENSTIVE RESIN COMPOSITION - Provided is a method of forming a pattern and an actinic-ray- or radiation-sensitive resin composition that excels in the limiting resolving power, roughness characteristics, exposure latitude (EL) and bridge defect performance. The method of forming a pattern includes (1) forming an actinic-ray- or radiation-sensitive resin composition into a film, (2) exposing the film to light, and (3) developing the exposed film with a developer containing an organic solvent. The actinic-ray- or radiation-sensitive resin composition contains (A) a resin containing a repeating unit with a structural moiety that is configured to decompose when exposed to actinic rays or radiation to thereby generate an acid, and (B) a solvent.02-14-2013
20130183482FIBER REINFORCED CELLULAR PVC - The present invention relates to exterior siding, trim and rigid architectural assemblies for buildings.07-18-2013
20090081407Injection Molding Process for Molding Mechanical Interlocks Between Molded Components - A two-shot or multi-shot multi-material injection molding process is provided. The process allows dissimilar materials to be injection molded to form a single, injection molded part by creating a structural interlock between the materials to prevent the materials from separating. The structural interlock is formed by forming at least one interlock cavity adjacent to a interfacial surface of a first portion of a molded part molded from a first material, and injecting a second, different material into the mold so that the second material flows into the interlock cavity and fills it. Solidification of the second material in the interlock cavity formed by the first material creates the structural interlock between the two materials.03-26-2009
20130029087COMPOSITION FOR FORMING THERMOSET FILM HAVING PHOTO-ALIGNMENT PROPERTIES - There is provided a material that after the formation of a cured film, exhibits high solvent resistance, liquid crystal-alignment properties, heat resistance, and high transparency. A composition for forming thermoset film having photo-alignment properties and containing a component (A) that is a compound having a photo-aligning group and a hydroxy group, a component (B) that is a polymer having any one of or both of a hydroxy group and a carboxy group, and a component (C) that is a crosslinker.01-31-2013
20110014416FLUORESCENT FINE PARTICLE FILMS AND DISPLAY DEVICES - A patterned fluorescent fine particle film that retains the intrinsic functions of fluorescent fine particles and that can be formed on any substrate at a desired thickness, a method for manufacturing the patterned fluorescent fine particle film, and a display apparatus including the patterned fluorescent fine particle film are provided.01-20-2011
20090047466SOLAR CONTROL LOW-EMISSIVITY COATINGS - A substrate bearing a solar control low-emissivity coating. The solar control low-emissivity coating includes one or more dielectric absorber films. In some embodiments, the dielectric absorber film has an absorption ratio of k02-19-2009
20110300328THREE-DIMENSIONALLY SHAPED ARTICLES AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - Process for producing a three-dimensionally shaped article, comprising the steps a) providing a structure containing a plurality of consolidated films or tapes of uni-directionally oriented polymer, b) forming the structure into a three-dimensionally shaped article by applying a force at a temperature below the melting point of the oriented polymer.12-08-2011
20110293878RELEASABLE PROTECTIVE LAYER ON A GASKET - Gasket materials having releasable protective layers formed thereon and method of making the same are disclosed. The releasable protective layers provided added strength to the gasket materials to help prevent cracks and chips in the gasket materials that can occur during handling, transporting, and cutting of gasket material. The protective layers can include releasing agent to ensure the protective layers can be removed from the gasket materials prior to being used.12-01-2011
20080274327ALDIMINES OR KETIMINES FOR IMPROVED ADHESION OF UV CLEARS - A coating system for application to a porous substrate such as wood is disclosed. The coating system comprises a color-imparting stain or toner and a UV-curable clear coat. The stain and/or toner contains an aldimine or a ketimine that improves the adhesion of the coating system to the substrate.11-06-2008
20080292834MULTIPLE LAYER GLAZING BILAYER HAVING A MASKING LAYER - The present invention provides multiple layer glazing bilayers that utilize a masking layer over the polymer film component. The masking layer is specifically formulated to have a melting point that is less than the temperature employed in the autoclave process that is used to laminate the bilayer. The surprising result of the use of the specified masking layer of the present invention is a bilayer that can be processed according to conventional lamination methods but with a reduction in the damage and optical defects that normally occur during processing and installation of the bilayer product. After installation, the masking layer can be removed, exposing the previously protected, underlying polymer film.11-27-2008
20090324874PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A PANEL - The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a panel comprising a ligno-cellulose containing strand-like material, comprising the steps of treating the ligno-cellulose containing strand-like material with a combination of UV-radiation and ozone, either in-situ or ex-situ, mixing the resulting product with an adhesive composition, applying the resulting mix onto a press-bottom, and pressing and at least partially curing the composition to obtain a panel.12-31-2009
20100015385FILLING BODY - The present invention relates to a filling body, comprising a plurality of plastic foils, which are undulated, wherein a plastic foil has a plurality of connecting elements, by means of which a plastic foil can be connected to other plastic foils via a plurality of form-fitting connections. The filling body is configured such that two plastic foils are connected to a plastic foil pair, and plastic foil pairs are connected to other plastic foil pairs. According to the present invention, the connecting elements are positioned on the plastic foils such that upon joining two plastic foils to a plastic foil pair, the still unconnected connecting elements can be joined into connecting element pairs on the sides of the two plastic foils opposite of each other, wherein these connecting element pairs are distributed across the entire surface of the two foils. In subsequent joining processes of two plastic foil pairs to each other, the still unconnected connecting elements can be joined into connecting element pairs on the sides of the two plastic foil pairs opposite of each other, wherein these connecting element pairs are located exclusively in the vicinity of the edges of the two plastic foil pairs. This ensures that during the successive configuration of the filling body from the individual plastic foils substantially all connecting elements located on the plastic foils can be connected in pairs into form-fitting connections.01-21-2010
20090041973RESIN MOLDING AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD AND RESIN INJECTING APPARATUS USED FOR THE SAME - A method of manufacturing a resin molding according to the present invention is made by joining first and second resin molded parts. The method includes molding a concave portion when molding the first part, molding a convex portion which has a through-hole in a central portion thereof when molding the second part, mating the concave portion with the convex portion so that a cavity being in communication with one end of the through-hole is configured between the concave and convex portions, holding, with a jig, the first and second parts which the cavity is configured therebetween, connecting a tip of an injection nozzle for injecting a molten resin into the cavity with the other end of the through-hole, and filling the molten resin into the through-hole and the cavity from the injection nozzle so that the concave and convex portions are integrally joined by the resin.02-12-2009
20110008568Oriented noble metal single crystalline nanowire and preparation method thereof - Disclosed are a noble metal nanowire oriented to a surface of a single crystalline substrate, which is prepared using a noble metal oxide, noble metal or noble metal halide as a precursor and, in addition, a method for preparation of the same. The present invention adopting a vapor phase transport method to prepare the noble metal nanowire without any catalyst has advantages of simplifying and reproducing processes of the method and enabling mass production thereof. The prepared nanowire exhibits high purity and quality and a complete crystalline state without defects and/or impurities. The prepared noble metal nanowire also has orientation to a surface of a single crystalline substrate and alignment of the nanowire as well as the orientation can be controlled.01-13-2011
20090029100METHOD FOR PRODUCING RIGID LAMINATES FOR OPTICAL APPLICATIONS - A method for fabricating a rigid lamination. The method includes providing a first rigid substrate, disposing an adhesive on a surface of the first rigid substrate and disposing a second rigid substrate on at least a portion of the adhesive. The second rigid substrate has a first end and a second end. The second rigid substrate is heated to a substantially uniform temperature, where the temperature is sufficient to melt the adhesive. A non-uniform pressure is applied to a surface of the second rigid substrate. The non-uniform pressure includes a lesser pressure and a greater pressure, where the greater pressure is applied at the first end of the second rigid substrate and is sufficient to impart adhesive flow in a direction toward the second end. The pressure is controllably increased along at least a portion of the surface between the first end and the second end, where the increase is controlled to drive the adhesive flow in the direction toward the second end until the pressure applied is substantially uniform across the surface and the adhesive between the first rigid substrate and the second rigid substrate is substantially free of entrained gas bubbles. The adhesive is cooled to form a rigid lamination having adhesive substantially free of entrained gas bubbles.01-29-2009
20110177284SILICON WAFERS AND INGOTS WITH REDUCED OXYGEN CONTENT AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THEM - Silicon nitride coated crucibles for holding melted semiconductor material and for use in preparing multicrystalline silicon ingots by a directional solidification process; methods for coating crucibles; methods for preparing silicon ingots and wafers; compositions for coating crucibles and silicon ingots and wafers with a low oxygen content.07-21-2011
20100124628Geosynthetic Assembly - A geosynthetic assembly includes: a first geosynthetic unit including a first body, and a first connector having a plurality of first interlocking members which define respectively first through-holes; a second geosynthetic unit including a second body, and a second connector having a plurality of second interlocking members which define respectively second through-holes, the first and second interlocking members being alternately disposed such that the first and second through-holes are aligned to form a passageway; and a connecting member extending through the passageway.05-20-2010
20110076440METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A POLYMER TAPE - The invention relates to a method for producing a highly oriented, high molecular weight polymer tape. The method comprises forming and compression-moulding a polymer powder bed at a temperature below the melting point of the polymer to form a sheet; at a temperature below the melting point of the polymer, rolling and stretching the sheet in a calendar unit to form a partially oriented polymer web; at a temperature below the melting point of the polymer, drawing the partially oriented polymer web in a drawing unit; and, optionally repeating step c) to form a more fully oriented non-fibrous high molecular weight polymer tape, the method being discontinuous in that the ingoing line speed of one of the method steps b) to d) differs from the outgoing line speed of the preceding method step.03-31-2011
20090053463METHOD FOR LAMINATING FLAT SUPPORT MATERIALS ON SUBSTRATES - The invention relates to a method for permanently joining an essentially flat support material to a substrate, in particular for laminating a plastic film to a metal substrate, wherein the at least essentially flat support material and/or the substrate is/are initially impinged upon by a connecting agent, preferably, an adhesive and subsequently the support material and the substrate are brought together in such a manner that the support material is permanently connected to the substrate, in particular, the plastic film is laminated on the metal substrate, and optionally, measuring and/or shaping of the thus formed composite material is carried out.02-26-2009
20100310814Operating Element and Method for the Production Thereof - A method for producing a flexible, three-dimensional coating structure with a surface curvature on the front side and an impression on the rear side for a flexible switch or a flexible user interface. The method is essentially characterized by the following steps: introducing an uncured, transparent casting compound into a compression mould with an impression that forms the shaping of a surface curvature; introducing a counterpunch that penetrates at least partially into the impression, so that the casting compound is distributed in the gap between the shaping of the surface curvature of the compression mould and the surface of the counterpunch and fills this gap; introducing energy into the casting compound, so that the casting compound cures to form a substantially self-supporting, flexible, transparent surface layer with a surface curvature on the front side and an impression on the rear side.12-09-2010
20100304078FIRE RESISTANT SYSTEMS, METHODS AND APPARATUS - The present disclosure relates to fire-resistant systems, methods, and apparatus. In one embodiment, a fire-resistant system includes a fire-resistant panel and a protected material coupled to the fire-resistant panel. The fire-resistant panel includes a passive layer and a back layer. The passive layer comprises a phyllosilicate material. The back layer comprises an inorganic material and may be coupled to the passive layer. Optionally, the fire-resistant panel may include a secondary layer comprising a functional material, where the functional material comprises one of a phase change material or an endothermic material.12-02-2010
20080292835Methods for forming freestanding nanotube objects and objects so formed - Methods for forming freestanding objects primarily comprising aligned carbon nanotubes, as well as the objects made by these methods, are provided. Arrays of generally aligned carbon nanotubes are first synthesized on a substrate then released from the substrate and densified, maintaining the aligned arrangement. These densified arrays can take the form of thin strips which can be joined together, for example by lamination, to form larger objects of arbitrary size. These objects can be further cut or otherwise machined to desired dimensions and shapes. Release from the substrate can be accomplished mechanically, such as by shearing, or chemically, such as by etching. Densification can be accomplished, for example, through compaction or by taking advantage of capillary forces. In the latter case, an array is first wetted with a fluid and then dried. As the fluid is removed, capillary forces draw the nanotubes closer together.11-27-2008
20100323147ANISOTROPIC CONDUCTIVE FILM - There is provided an anisotropic conductive film that contains a radically polymerizable substance, a polymerization initiator that generates a radical by heating, a phenoxy resin having a molecular weight of 30,000 or more, and electrically conductive particles, wherein the anisotropic conductive film has a DSC exothermic onset temperature of 100° C. or lower and a DSC peak temperature of 120° C. or lower when measurement is performed at a rate of temperature increase of 10° C./min. The film is capable of establishing a sufficient electrical connection between circuit boards by heating at a low mounting temperature for a short time and is free from problems such as a reduction in connection performance with time in a high temperature and humidity atmosphere.12-23-2010
20120308765NANOSTRUCTURE FORMING METHOD AND BASE HAVING NANOSTRUCTURE - A nanostructure forming method includes: preparing a substrate having an appropriate processing value; applying laser beam having a pulse duration of picosecond order or less to a planar surface oriented in a propagation direction of the laser beam and a direction perpendicular to a polarization direction (electric field direction) of the laser beam in the interior of the substrate at an irradiation intensity which is close to the appropriate processing value of the substrate; forming a structure-modified portion at a focus at which the laser beam is concentrated and in a region which is close to the focus; and forming a nanostructure formed of a nano-hole by selectively etching the structure-modified portion.12-06-2012
20120308764INJECTION MOLD, INJECTION-MOLDED PRODUCT, OPTICAL ELEMENT, OPTICAL PRISM, INK TANK, RECORDING DEVICE, AND INJECTION MOLDING METHOD - There is provided an injection mold to manufacture an injection-molded product formed of a molten resin that is injected into a molding space and is solidified. The injection mold includes an insert that forms a high quality required surface corresponding to a high quality required surface of an injection-molded product. The high quality required surface forming insert includes a first insert member corresponding to a high surface accuracy required portion in the high quality required surface, and a second insert member corresponding to a high surface accuracy not-required portion in which the surface accuracy that is required is lower than that of the high surface accuracy required portion in the high quality required surface and which has thermal conductivity lower than that of the first insert member.12-06-2012
20100021680ANTI-DUST APPARATUS FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY (LCD) PANEL - An anti-dust apparatus for a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel, comprising: a protective film comprising a main portion, a foldable portion extending from the main portion, and a fold line between the main portion and the foldable portion, wherein the main portion has a first attachment surface and an exposed surface on both sides, the foldable portion has a second attachment surface adjacent to the first attachment surface, and the foldable portion is folded along the fold line to be parallel with the LCD panel; an adhesive layer disposed on the first attachment surface and the second attachment surface of the protective film, wherein the adhesive layer on the first attachment surface is attached onto the LCD panel; a twin adhesive layer disposed on the other surface different from the second attachment surface of the foldable portion, wherein the twin adhesive layer is attached onto the exposed surface of the protective film; and an anti-dust portion disposed on the adhesive layer on the second attachment surface of the foldable portion. Thereby, the present invention prevents the protective film from being mal-functional due to exposure of the adhesive layer when the foldable portion is folded.01-28-2010
20090208696Adjustable bush trimmings tarp - The Adjustable Bush Trimmings Tarp (08-20-2009
20080274328Thermoforming films - The present invention is directed to a thermoforming pack made of top and bottom web films and to a method of forming said pack.11-06-2008
20120207964HELMET DESIGNS UTILIZING FOAM STRUCTURES HAVING GRADED PROPERTIES - Disclosed herein is a composite structure for deflecting and spreading kinetic energy transmission after various types of impacts utilizing foam structures having graded properties. The structure has a first composite layer, composed of a discrete reinforcement and a continuous binder. The helmet receives contact of an object that transfers kinetic energy to a first composite layer. The helmet uses a second composite layer adjacent to the first composite layer designed such that the second composite layer compresses and expands into an expansion zone in the second composite layer. The second composite layer has expansion structures with a graded modulus such that the material at the tip of an expansion structure has a low modulus and the modulus in the expansion structure increases as it moves from the tip to the base of the expansion structure.08-16-2012
20120058297PREPREG 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) (1) a thermoplastic resin particle or fiber [C] and a conductive particle or fiber [D] are contained, and weight ratio expressed by [compounding amount of [C] (parts by weight)]/[compounding amount of [D] (parts by weight)] is 1 to 1000.03-08-2012
20120270008ALIGNED NANOTUBE BEARING COMPOSIT MATERIAL - A composite material including an arrangement of approximately aligned nanofilaments overlying at least another arrangement of approximately aligned nanofilaments, the longitudinal axis of the nanotubes of the first arrangement being approximately perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the nanotubes of the other arrangement, and the arrangements forming at least one array. A resin material having nanoparticles dispersed throughout is disposed among the array(s) of nanofilaments, and cured, and openings may be formed into or through the composite material corresponding to spaces provided in the array of nanofilaments. A composite material according to embodiments forms a microelectronic substrate or some portion thereof, such as a substrate core.10-25-2012
20100247845PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION OF HEAT-SHRINKABLE POLYESTER FILM, HEAT-SHRINKABLE POLYESTER FILM AND PACKAGES - The invention aims at providing a heat-shrinkable polyester film which is excellent in tearability along perforations and in break resistance after storage when used as labels of beverage bottles. The invention relates to a heat-shrinkable polyester film which is made of a polyester resin comprising ethylene terephthalate as the main constituent and containing at least 13 mol % of at least one monomer capable of forming an amorphous component in the whole polyester resin component and which has specific heat shrinkage characteristics and exhibits specific mechanical characteristics after heat shrinking treatment. The film can be produced by a sequential biaxial orientation process comprising longitudinal orientation step, intermediate heat treatment step, positive cooling step, transverse orientation step, and final heat treatment step.09-30-2010
20080299348ANTIREFLECTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR MAKING THEREOF - The invention provides an antireflective film and method for making thereof. The antireflective film includes a transparent substrate with a hard coat layer thereon. A low refractive index layer having a plurality of nanoparticles is formed on the hard coat layer. The antireflective film can increase transmittance and reduce the reflectance thereof because of the nanoparticles.12-04-2008
20130017357MANUFACTURED WOOD PRODUCT AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A method for producing a manufactured wood product using less desirable or discarded natural wood and a manufactured wood product produced by the described method. This inventive method comprises utilizing less desirable or discarded natural wood pieces by slicing the wood pieces into elongated strips that are then partially separated into elongate sections that maintain fibrous connectivity between the elongate sections. The elongate sections are dried and covered or impregnated with an adhesive. A second drying follows the adhesive application and the elongated strips are then arranged lengthwise in a mold for cold or hot pressing.01-17-2013
20110135872IN-LINE INSPECTION METHODS AND CLOSED LOOP PROCESSES FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF PREPREGS AND/OR LAMINATES COMPRISING THE SAME - In-line inspection methods are provided. The methods comprise measuring at least two parameters/properties of a prepreg and/or laminate during the manufacture thereof. In some embodiments, the data collected using the inline inspection methods may be processed and/or provided to a manual or automated controller, in order to provide a closed loop method for the manufacture of the prepregs and/or laminates. Apparatus for carrying out the methods are also provided, as are articles comprising a prepreg and/or laminate made using the apparatus.06-09-2011
20110159233METHOD OF PRODUCING A CURVED PRODUCT COMPRISING DRAWN POLYMER REINFORCING ELEMENTS AND PRODUCT OBTAINED THEREBY - The invention relates to a process for manufacturing a curved product, wherein the process comprises positioning a plurality of drawn polymeric reinforcing elements onto a mandrel, locally adhering at least a part of the elements to each other, and removing the product from the mandrel. The invention also relates to a process for manufacturing a curved article, preferably an armour article, from the curved product, the process comprising positioning the curved product in a mould and compressing said product at an elevated temperature and pressure. The curved armour article has good antiballistic properties and is substantially free of wrinkles.06-30-2011
20080233338Fabricating method for cover of portable electronic device and related portable electronic device utilizing the same - The present invention provides a fabricating method for a cover of a portable electronic device. The fabricating method includes the following steps of: (a) providing a chunk of timber laminate having an exterior circumferential surface, a first surface, and a second surface, and forming a recess on the second surface; (b) attaching a supporting component into the recess; and (c) cutting the first surface and the exterior circumferential surface to a preset thickness; wherein the first surface and a portion of the exterior circumferential surface expose different woodgrain patterns. A portable electronic device utilizing the above mentioned fabricating method for a cover is also provided.09-25-2008
20100086726MINERAL FIBRE BOARD - A high density mineral fibre board having a formaldehyde free binder has acceptable strength and good dimensional stability.04-08-2010
20080226864Skin contacting product and method of making same - The present disclosure is directed to a skin contacting product and a method of making same wherein the skin contacting product is formed of a laminated material having at least two distinct layers including a fabric layer and a film layer. The laminated material also has a film-like surface on a selected surface portion of the fabric layer which is formed by applying heat to the selected surface portion. The heat is applied at a temperature and for a period of time sufficient to form the film-like surface wherein the temperature and the period of time are dependent upon the physical characteristics of the laminated material.09-18-2008
20080226863Glass Enamel Screen Printing Composition - Glass enamels, methods of manufacture, methods of application, and articles including glass enamels applied thereto are described. According to one or more embodiments, the glass enamel comprises a glass frit; a vehicle comprising a polymeric energetic binder; and an oxidizing agent. In one or more embodiments, the glass enamels may or may not include a pigment and can be applied to glass sheets such as windshields for automobiles or liquid crystal display glasses.09-18-2008
20130171406PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FILM CONTAINING ORIENTED NANOTUBES OR NANOPARTICLES, AND THE FILM - A method is disclosed for producing a film containing oriented nanotubes or nanoparticles. The nanotubes typified by CNTs or nanoparticles are oriented utilizing an electric field, and influence of an electrode is suppressed, thereby allowing for production of a large-area film containing nanotubes or nanoparticles including reliably oriented nanotubes or nanoparticles, at a low cost. The method for producing the film containing nanotubes or nanoparticles which are oriented along the plane direction of the film includes: placing a film precursor containing nanotubes or nanoparticles on an interdigitated comb-like electrode through a support, in which the comb-like electrode is arranged on an insulating plate and configured with electrode wires having a circular cross-section; applying an AC voltage to the comb-like electrode in a state with the film precursor present on the comb-like electrode; and converting the film precursor into a film.07-04-2013
20130095277FIBER BASE MATERIAL AND INTERIOR MATERIAL USING THE SAME - The present plate-like fiber base material has fibers and a thermoplastic resin. The fibers are bound by the thermoplastic resin, and the fiber base material includes a plurality of areas that differ in basis weight. The fiber base material may have a cut, and the basis weight of a cut-surrounding area positioned around the cut may be higher than that of an area positioned around the cut-surrounding area. The present interior material has the fiber base material and a surface layer that is disposed on one side of the fiber base material.04-18-2013
20130129965ALIGNMENT LAYER, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An alignment layer, a liquid crystal display device, and a method for manufacturing the same. The alignment layer includes a first substance for forming a first main chain and a second substance for forming a second main chain on a substrate. The first substance is bonded to photocuring agents, and the second substance is bonded to vertical alignment groups. The photocuring agents are crosslinked to each other and are aligned at a pretilt angle with respect to the substrate. The vertical alignment groups are aligned substantially vertically to the substrate. The first and second substances are different from each other.05-23-2013
20130142987NANOSTRUCTURE-REINFORCED COMPOSITE ARTICLES AND METHODS - The present invention provides methods for uniform growth of nanostructures such as nanotubes (e.g., carbon nanotubes) on the surface of a substrate, wherein the long axes of the nanostructures may be substantially aligned. The nanostructures may be further processed for use in various applications, such as composite materials. For example, a set of aligned nanostructures may be formed and transferred, either in bulk or to another surface, to another material to enhance the properties of the material. In some cases, the nanostructures may enhance the mechanical properties of a material, for example, providing mechanical reinforcement at an interface between two materials or plies. In some cases, the nanostructures may enhance thermal and/or electronic properties of a material. The present invention also provides systems and methods for growth of nanostructures, including batch processes and continuous processes.06-06-2013
20080199653Method of forming two-dimensional pattern by using nanospheres - The present invention relates to a method of forming a two-dimensional pattern, which includes: dispersing a plurality of spheres on a substrate; using the spheres to form a mask on the substrate; etching the substrate; and removing the mask from the substrate. In addition, the present invention further relates to a method of processing a surface of a substrate, which includes: dispersing a plurality of spheres on the surface of the substrate; depositing a substance among the spheres; and removing the spheres to leave the deposited substance on the surface of the substrate. The method of the present invention achieves a quicker and simpler process with a lower cost. In addition, a light emitting device manufactured through the method of the present invention has preferred light extraction efficiency and a variable radiation field pattern.08-21-2008
20120258276METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING CONTOURED COMPOSITE STIFFENERS - A contoured composite part is made by assembling a preform charge, including aligning a plurality of plies along a preselected contour. The assembled aligned preform charge is then placed in a forming tool, where the charge is formed and cured.10-11-2012


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