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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
428148000 Metal or metal compound 46
428147000 Polymer or resin (e.g., natural or synthetic rubber, etc.) 45
428144000 Coated 36
428149000 Silicon containing 26
428146000 Carbohydrate 3
20090246467MOLDED COARSE PARTICLE PRODUCT WITH CAST PAPER-BASED REINFORCEMENT - A molded coarse particle product adapted for use as houseware, furniture, insulation, and architectural articles and/or components made from agri-forest waste particles selected from flakes, chips, fragments, pellets, bits, shreddings, mulch, and strands, and mixtures thereof The particles are admixed and boded together with a binder an lightly pressed into a mold preferably manually or automatically, together with a reinforcing means characterized in that the reinforcing means is a biodegradable paper-based cast material integrally bonded to the molded product forming a backing and/or reinforcing layer, making said product durable and substantially biodegradable.10-01-2009
20110256348METHOD FOR FORMING A WOOD COMPOSITE PRODUCT, A WOOD COMPOSITE PRODUCT, AND AN APPARATUS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF A WOOD COMPOSITE PRODUCT - A method for forming a wood composite product by extrusion with a manufacturing apparatus. The temperature profile prevailing in the manufacturing apparatus is adjusted in such a way that the surface of the wood composite product to be formed becomes rough. A wood composite product and an apparatus for manufacturing a wood composite product.10-20-2011
20120177884TRANSPARENT TEXTURED COATING SURFACES FROM WATER EVAPORATION - A coating solution for textured surfaces can comprise water, a water-soluble or water-dispersible organic binder which preferably is radiation curable, and a dispersion of particles and/or their preformed aggregates having a refractive index either larger, matching, or smaller than a refractive index of the organic binder or its cured polymer. Two refractive indices can be chosen, depending upon whether a textured surface appearance of frost, transparency, or ultralow reflectivity, respectively, is desired. Water evaporation from energy curable coatings can be used, preferably containing a high loading of insoluble and/or non-swelling particles and their aggregates, at least one of whose dimensions are preferably larger than the dried film, so as to expose these particles or their aggregates at the surface and cure the film to lock them into place. The coating solution can be used to achieve a textured coated result useable in direct (and indirect) food contact.07-12-2012
20090068405Ceramic-Resin Composite Roll and Production Method of the Same - A ceramic-resin composite roll (03-12-2009
20100112287MAGNESIUM ALLOY COMPOSITE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - An object of the present invention is to manufacture a lightweight and strong composite of a magnesium alloy and a CFRP, by strongly bonding the magnesium alloy and the CFRP using an epoxy adhesive. The magnesium alloy having specific ultra-fine irregularities is compatible with an epoxy resin adhesive and exhibits thus strong adhesion. A magnesium alloy composite plate material 05-06-2010
20130136896METHOD FOR PRODUCING COATING LAYER WITH LOW-FRICTION - In a method for producing a coating layer using plasma which includes heating, buffer layer coating, coating and cooling, a method for producing a coating layer with low-friction comprises: a coating step of forming TiAgN coating layer on the surface of a base material using Ti arc source and Ag sputtering source at a certain coating temperature; a fraction increase step of increasing the Ag fraction on the surface by increasing bias voltage and sputtering power for a certain time period; and a nano-forming step of forming Ag nanoparticles on the surface by maintaining the temperature at 50˜100° C. higher than the certain coating temperature for a certain time period.05-30-2013
20130034695LIQUID-IMPREGNATED SURFACES, METHODS OF MAKING, AND DEVICES INCORPORATING THE SAME - The invention is directed to an article with a liquid-impregnated surface, the surface having a matrix of features thereupon, spaced sufficiently close to stably contain a liquid therebetween or therewithin, and preferable also a thin film thereupon. The surface provides the article with advantageous non-wetting properties. Compared to previous non-wetting surfaces, which include a gas (e.g., air) entrained within surface textures, these liquid-impregnated surfaces are resistant to impalement and frost formation, and are therefore more robust.02-07-2013
20130040108MODIFIED FIBERS FOR USE IN THE FORMATION OF THERMOPLASTIC FIBER-REINFORCED COMPOSITE ARTICLES AND PROCESS - A surface-modified fibrous material is provided for incorporation in a thermoplastic matrix to form a fiber-reinforced composite article. Good binding between the fibrous material and the thermoplastic matrix is achieved through the presence of finely roughened surfaces on the fibers of nanoparticles of an inorganic material. Such nanoparticles are provided from an alkaline aqueous size composition containing the nanoparticles dispersed therein (as described). The fibrous material may be provided in continuous or discontinuous form. In a preferred embodiment glass fibers are initially provided in continuous form followed by cutting into discontinuous lengths and drying with the retention of the nanoparticles on the surfaces of the fibers. The surface-roughened fibrous material is incorporated in a thermoplastic matrix as fibrous reinforcement with the application of heat whereby the thermoplastic matrix is rendered melt processable. In preferred embodiments injection or compression molding is utilized. Improved long-fiber thermoplastics also may be formed to advantage.02-14-2013
20130040107METHOD FOR PRODUCING SUBSTRATE HAVING DISPERSED PARTICLES OF DENDRIMER COMPOUND ON THE SURFACE THEREOF, AND SUBSTRATE HAVING DISPERSED PARTICLES OF DENDRIMER COMPOUND ON THE SURFACE THEREOF - A method for producing a substrate having dispersed particles of a dendrimer compound on the surface thereof, the method including: an application step including dissolving a phenyl azomethine dendrimer compound in a solvent to prepare a solution, and applying the solution on the surface of a substrate; and a volatilization step including volatilizing the solvent from the solution applied on the surface of the substrate, the phenyl azomethine dendrimer compound included in the solution having a concentration of no greater than 5 μmol/L is employed.02-14-2013
20130040106ANISOTROPY REDUCTION IN COATING OF CONDUCTIVE FILMS - Provided herein is a method of forming a conductive film, the method comprising: providing a coating solution having a plurality of conductive nanostructures and a fluid carrier; moving a web in a machine direction; forming a wet film by depositing the coating solution on the moving web, wherein the wet film has a first dimension extending parallel to the machine direction and a second dimension transverse to the machine direction; applying an air flow across the wet film along the second dimension, whereby at least some of the conductive nanostructures in the wet film are reoriented; and allowing the wet film to dry to provide the conductive film.02-14-2013
20100104808Carbon nanotube composite and method for fabricating the same - A carbon nanotube composite includes a carbon nanotube structure and a number of nanoparticles. The carbon nanotube structure includes a plurality of carbon nanotubes connected to each other via van der Waals force. The nanoparticles are distributed in the carbon nanotube structure. The carbon nanotubes in the carbon nanotube composite are connected to each other to form a carbon nanotube structure and are arranged in an orderly or disorderly fashion.04-29-2010
20100104809COOL ROOF COVERING - A cool roof covering that includes a protective coating formed from an aqueous coating composition and aggregate embedded in the protective coating, wherein the roof covering has a solar reflectance of at least 70% and a thermal emittance of at least 0.75.04-29-2010
20100092728LAMINATE, AND POLISHING MATERIAL AND GRINDING MATERIAL USING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE LAMINATE - The invention provides a laminate capable of polishing and grinding the surface of a material having a high hardness such as diamond, sapphire or hard carbon film, rapidly and in a simplified manner with high planarity and high accuracy, utilizing the high adhesiveness to substrates, the hardness and the surface planarity that a carbon film has, but using neither diamond abrasive grains nor alkali slurry. The laminate comprises a substrate and a carbon layer provided on the substrate, wherein the carbon layer comprises a diamond fine grain provided on the substrate and crushed by impact given thereto, a formation/growth inhibiting material that inhibits the formation of an impurity inhibiting the growth of a carbon grain and/or inhibits the growth of a carbon grain, and a carbon grain, and an amount (amount per unit volume) of the formation/growth inhibiting material decreases from a lower layer toward an upper layer on the substrate side. Preferably, the formation/growth inhibiting material is an SiO04-15-2010
20130029101Asphalt Binder Modifier Composition - Asphalt binder modifiers derived from the thermo-catalytic conversion of biomass are provided. The asphalt binder modifiers are useful as anti-stripping agents and in increasing tensile strength ratios for asphalt concrete, asphalt-containing roofing materials, and other asphalt applications.01-31-2013
20130089706Infrared-Reflective Coatings - A composition includes polymer and dispersed infrared-reflective clusters of titanium dioxide primary particles. The titanium dioxide primary particles are cemented together with precipitated silica and/or alumina to form clusters. The titanium dioxide primary particles have an average particle diameter in the range of from about 0.15 to about 0.35 micron, while the clusters of titanium dioxide primary particles have an average cluster diameter in the range of from about 0.38 to about 5 microns and a geometric standard deviation (GSD) in the range of from about 1.55 to about 2.5.04-11-2013
20090233048Anti-glare material and optical layered product - An anti-glare material comprises irregularity shape formed over at least one side. The side comprising the irregularity shape has slope angles satisfying the distribution conditions according to the formulae (1) and (2):09-17-2009
20130071618Thin Film, Pattern Layer, And Manufacturing Method Thereof - The present invention provides a pattern layer and a manufacturing method thereof. The manufacturing method of the pattern layer includes: performing coating on the substrate and at the same time, controlling coating parameter to vary with time so as to form a thin film of which film quality varies with coated film thickness on the substrate; and performing etching on the thin film so as to have lateral etch rate of the thin film changing with the film quality to thereby form the pattern layer having a side surface of a predetermined curvature. The present invention also provides a thin film. With the above-discussed method, the lateral etch rate of the thin film can be controlled through change of film quality.03-21-2013
20110014426Sintered Cubic Boron Nitride Tool - A sintered cubic boron nitride tool can perform stable machining without causing any defect for a long lifetime even under a high-load cutting condition and a high-efficiency cutting condition. The sintered cubic boron nitride tool is such that: assuming a reference length longer than five times an average particle size of cubic boron nitride is S, when a total length of profile curves of cubic boron nitride included in the reference length S of the chamfer honing surface is LCC, when a total length of profile curves of the binder phase included in the reference length S of the chamfer honing surface is LCB, and a ratio of LCC to LCB is PC(PC=LCC/LCB), and when a total length of profile curves of cubic boron nitride included in the reference length S of the round honing surface is LRC, a total length of profile curves of the binder phase included in the reference length S of the round honing surface is LRB, and a ratio of LRC to LRB is PR(PR=LRC/LRB), then, a ratio of PR to PC (PR/PC) satisfies the relation of 1.2≦PR/PC≦8.0.01-20-2011
20120308774METHOD OF PRODUCING A POWDER LAYER OR A GRANULAR LAYER - A method for producing a panel including scattering of a wood fibre powder on a carrier is disclosed and a device for the scattering step.12-06-2012
20090274873MONOPARTICULATE-FILM ETCHING MASK AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING FINE STRUCTURE WITH THE MONOPARTICULATE-FILM ETCHING MASK, AND FINE STRUCTURE OBTAINED BY THE PRODUCTION PROCESS - A micro structure which is preferred as an original plate of an antireflection, a mold of nano imprint or injection molding is obtained by a single particle film etching mask on which each particle is precisely aligned and closest packed in two dimensions. A single particle film etching mask is produced by a drip step wherein a dispersed liquid in which particles dispersed in a solvent are dripped onto a liquid surface of a water tank, a single particle film formation step in which a single particle film which consists of the particles by volatizing a solvent is formed, and a transfer step in which the single particle film is transferred to a substrate. The single particle film etching mask on which particles are closest packed in two dimensions, has a misalignment D(%) of an array of the particles that is defined by D(%)=|B−A|×100/A being less than or equal to 10%. However, A is the average diameter of the particles, and B is the average pitch between the particles in the single particle film.11-05-2009
20130065020GRANULE COATED WATERPROOF ROOFING MEMBRANE - A roofing membrane includes a membrane layer. An adhesive layer is adhered to a first side of the membrane layer and a layer of granules is adhered to the first adhesive layer.03-14-2013
20130065019Coating for Polymeric Labels - This invention provides a polymer film coating for use preferably with cold glue labels, particularly on the adhesive-receiving side of a label film The coating includes a filler component and a binder component, at least one of which is hydrophobic. The coating imparts water resistance and solvent resistance to an adhered label, thereby improving resistance to label removal due to moisture or water contact. A coated label and method of applying the coating to a label film are also included.03-14-2013
20090239036Slip-Resistant Detectable Warning Tiles and Method for Manufacture - Apparatus and processes that include tiles having a roughened top side of grit. The grit on the top surface imparts a durable and slip-resistant property to the tile.09-24-2009
20120114905BORON NITRIDE AGGLOMERATES, METHOD OF PRODUCTION THEREOF AND USE THEREOF - The invention relates to boron nitride agglomerates, comprising lamellar, hexagonal boron nitride primary particles, which are agglomerated with one another with a preferred orientation, the agglomerates formed being flake-shaped.05-10-2012
20120202007Mat - An improved mat is disclosed. Long and short legs support the mat and cause it to feel resilient although it is fabricated from hard rubber. Ribs prevent the mat from embedding within grating. Grit is selectively placed upon the mat and physically supported. Adhesive for bonding the grit is retained by retention lips. A process for filling grit trenches uses a robot to selectively place adhesive upon the mat. An adhesive dispenser is attached to the robot and the robot is appropriately programmed.08-09-2012
20110281071PROCESS FOR INCORPORATING CARBON PARTICLES INTO A POLYURETHANE SURFACE LAYER - The invention relates to a method for introducing electrically conductive carbon particles into a surface layer comprising polyurethane. These carbon particles can in particular be carbon nanotubes. In the method according to the invention, a solution of non-aggregated carbon particles having a mean particle diameter of from 0.3 nm to 3000 nm acts in a solvent upon a surface layer comprising polyurethane. The solvent is able to cause the maceration of a surface layer comprising polyurethane. The dwell time is measured such that it is not sufficient to carry the polyurethane over into the solution. The invention furthermore relates to a polyurethane layer that comprises electrically conductive carbon particles and can be obtained by means of a method according to the invention. The invention likewise relates to a polyurethane object having surface layer comprising electrically conductive carbon particles, obtainable by a method according to the invention.11-17-2011
20110123769Composition and system for preformed thermoplastic road marking with sequential features - The present disclosure describes preformed pre-bonded thermoplastic sections comprising smaller articles where the articles and sections have planar top surfaces and planar bottom surfaces that are coplanar to each other. There is also an adhesive backing layer on the coplanar bottom surfaces so that the adhesive backing layer bridges and bonds coplanar bottom surfaces to form unified pre-bonded thermoplastic signage thereby preventing dislodging or separation of the signage during handling, movement, and/or transportation before or during application of the pre-bonded signage. The articles when properly sequenced, matched, and combined, together makeup the sections such that when the sections are also sequenced and matched the sections combine to form thermoplastic signage with a final pattern wherein the planar top surfaces include sequential features necessary to visibly aid in quick assembly of one or more unified thermoplastic signages.05-26-2011
20120107559INTERMEDIATE TRANSFER MEMBER AND IMAGING APPARATUS AND METHOD - An intermediate transfer member for electrophotography includes a substrate and a non-ceramer polyurethane compliant layer. Disposed directly on the compliant layer is an outermost surface layer consisting essentially of a non-particulate, non-elastomeric ceramer or fluoroceramer and nanosized inorganic particles that are distributed within the non-particulate ceramer or fluoroceramer in an amount of at least 5 and up to and including 50 weight % of the outermost surface layer. This intermediate transfer member can be incorporated into a suitable imaging apparatus for forming a toned image on a receiver element.05-03-2012
20110293890Low Etch Pit Density (EPD) Semi-Insulating III-V Wafers - Systems and methods of manufacturing wafers are disclosed using a low EPD crystal growth process and a wafer annealing process are provided resulting in III-V/GaAs wafers that provide higher device yields from the wafer. In one exemplary implementation, there is provided a method of manufacturing a group III based material with a low etch pit density (EPD). Moreover, the method includes forming polycrystalline group III based compounds, and performing vertical gradient freeze crystal growth using the polycrystalline group III based compounds. Other exemplary implementations may include controlling temperature gradient(s) during formation of the group III based crystal to provide very low etch pit density.12-01-2011
20120088071ROOFING MATERIAL WITH DIRECTIONALLY DEPENDENT PROPERTIES AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A roofing material has multiple coatings with at least one directionally disposed coating. The roofing material has at least one non-planar surface for exposure to environmental conditions. A first coating is directionally disposed on a portion of the non-planar surface to cover less than all of the non-planar surface. The first coating has a visual attribute and an energy-efficiency attribute which are both different from corresponding visual and energy-efficiency attributes of the non-planar surface on which the first coating is disposed. A second coating is directionally disposed on at least a portion of the first coating. The second coating has a visual attribute which is different from the visual attributes of both the first coating and the non-planar surface.04-12-2012
20110262700SURFACE-COVERED CUBIC BORON NITRIDE SINTERED BODY TOOL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A surface-covered CBN sintered body tool includes a base material formed with a cubic boron nitride (CBN) sintered body and a surface covering film covering a surface of the base material, and has a nega-land exposing the CBN sintered body in at least a portion thereof and a flank having the surface covering film formed thereon. With this, the surface-covered CBN sintered body tool having high defect resistance and wear resistance can be provided. The surface covering film preferably includes a nitride or a carbonitride of a compound including at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ti, Cr, Zr, and V and at least one element selected from the group consisting of Al, Si and B, or a nitride or a carbonitride of Ti.10-27-2011
20090202781Abrasive tools made with a self-avoiding abrasive grain array - Abrasive tools contain abrasive grains oriented in an array according to a non-uniform pattern having an exclusionary zone around each abrasive grain, and the exclusionary zone has a minimum dimension that exceeds the maximum diameter of the desired grit size range for the abrasive grain. Methods for designing such a self-avoiding array of abrasive grain and for transferring such an array to an abrasive tool body are described.08-13-2009
20110268919Particles With Structured Surface - Particles with a structural surface which are useful to produce abrasion resistant self-cleaning surfaces contain particulate solid particles having a superstructured overlayer of fine particles. The particles may be prepared by polymerizing a polymerizable siloxane, silane, or mixture thereof in a Pickering emulsion.11-03-2011
20130011613LAMINATED FILM - A laminated film includes a resin layer provided on at least one surface of a thermoplastic resin film substrate, wherein the resin layer comprises an acrylic-modified polyester whose acrylic resin component has a glass-transition temperature of not lower than 67° C. and a sugar alcohol and/or a sugar alcohol derivative; the mass ratio of the acrylic-modified polyester to the sugar alcohol and the sugar alcohol derivative (the mass of the acrylic-modified polyester/the total mass of the sugar alcohol and the sugar alcohol derivative) is from 75/25 to 97/3; the total content of the acrylic-modified polyester and the sugar alcohol and sugar alcohol derivative is 65% by mass or more based on the total resin layer; and the haze value of the laminated film is not more than 2.0%.01-10-2013
20090104408Polyurea Coating Containing an Aggregate - A coating or traffic bearing surface having a slow-set polyurea and an aggregate embedded throughout the polyurea.04-23-2009
20110268920TIN-PLATED PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME - A tin-plated product formed by electroplating a substrate in a tin plating solution, which contains carbon particles and an aromatic carbonyl compound, to form a coating of a composite material, which contains the carbon particles in a tin layer, on the substrate has a coefficient of friction which is not greater than 0.18, preferably not greater than 0.13, with respect to the same kind of another tin-plated product, and has a glossiness of not less than 0.29 and a contact resistance of not greater than 1.0 mΩ. The coating has a thickness of 0.5 to 10 micrometers, and the content of carbon in the coating is in the range of from 0.1% by weight to 1.5% by weight. Separate protrusions containing the carbon particles are formed on the surface of the coating. The orientation plane of a tin matrix of the coating is (11-03-2011
20090324887FRICTION MATERIALS - One exemplary embodiment may include a friction material having a base layer and a secondary layer over the base layer. The secondary layer may include carbon particles having a tightly controlled particle size distribution.12-31-2009
20100098912Impact Resistant Shingle - An impact resistant shingle is provided, wherein the base mat is impregnated with an asphaltic material, with an asphaltic material on the upper surface of the shingle, and wherein another asphaltic material is disposed on the rear surface of the shingle, which other asphaltic material is softer with greater elongation than the asphaltic material used elsewhere in the shingle, such that crack resistance is afforded because energy from impact on the shingle is dissipated.04-22-2010
20120064295LOW CALIPER GLASS MAT AND BINDER SYSTEM FOR SAME - Cured non-woven fibrous mats, UF-based resinous binders, asphalt coated roofing material and processes for making cured non-woven fibrous mats are provided. A cured non-woven fibrous mat comprising randomly disposed fibers bound together with a resinous adhesive is provided. The mat has a caliper of less than 30 mil, an LOI of less than 18 wt. %, a hot tensile strength of at least about 60 lbs for a sample width of 2.5 inches, and an areal weight of equal to or less than about 1.8 lbs/100 ft03-15-2012
20090004433Fluid Absorbing and/or Disinfecting Surfacing Materials - A plastic film that includes one or more plastic layers and one or more types of primary additives. The types of primary additive can include a liquid absorbing material, a gas absorbing material, a biocide, a heat generating material, and/or a foaming agent.01-01-2009
20090017258DIAMOND FILM DEPOSITION - Diamond material made by a hot filament chemical vapor deposition process, providing large film area, good growth rate, phase purity, small average grain size, smooth surfaces, and other useful properties. Low substrate temperatures can be used. Control of process variables such as pressure and filament temperature and reactant ratio allow control of the diamond properties. Applications include MEMS, wear resistance low friction coatings, biosensors, and electronics.01-15-2009
20110223384Novel mineral composition - A shingle assembly that contains a fiber mat and an asphalt mixture disposed within the fiber mat. The asphalt mixture contains asphalt and a mineral filler; a layer of mineral granules is disposed on the top surface of the shingle assembly; the mineral granules contain at least about 40 weight percent of limestone particles that have a hardgrove grindability index of less than 70; and the particles are coated with an oil.09-15-2011
20090181213Method And Apparatus For Manufacturing A Retroflective Device - The present application relates to a method and apparatus for manufacturing an agglomeration of glass beads consisting of a plurality of glass beads bound together by means of a binder material. An apparatus is described which includes a dispensing device (07-16-2009
20090226668OPTIMIZED SURFACE FOR CELLULAR PROLIFERATION AND DIFFERENTIATION - A ceramic scaffold comprising a ceramic substrate having a surface with a first microtexture on at least a portion of the surface and a first erodable coating having a smooth surface, said first coating covering at least a portion of the first microtexture. The microtexture may be formed of peaks, valleys, or a combination of peaks and valleys from about 1 micrometer to about 100 micrometers in each of height, length, and width. The peaks, valleys, or combination of peaks and valleys may be elongated and oriented in the same direction on the surface. The microtexture may also be asymmetrically arranged on the surface of the ceramic substrate.09-10-2009
20110143094Process for Forming High Surface Area Embedded Coating with High Abrasion Resistance - The process of the present invention significantly increases the durability of superhydrophobic surfaces, while retaining similar optical properties to those of the original surface. The process uses velocity and heat to take freshly formed nano- and ultrafine particles and can partially embed and chemically bond them to the substrate, creating a strongly bonded nano-to-submicron textured surface. This nanotextured surface can then be modified to have desirable surface properties; for example, it can be hydrophobic, oliophobic, or hydrophilic. The high points of the coating made with this process protect the remainder of the surface from abrasion, thus greatly increasing product life in many uses. In preferred embodiments, the process is used to coat transportation vehicle windshields.06-16-2011
20100266811Shingle With Sharply Defined Tabs Separated by Slots and Method of Making - A shingle is provided and its method of manufacture, in which granules are applied to an upper surface of a hardenable coating on a layer of shingle-making material, with granules of different pre-selected visual aesthetics provided in different tab areas, separated by mixtures of granules from adjacent tab areas forming intermediate areas, and in which the intermediate areas are removed to yield slots separating adjacent tabs, leaving visually sharp, precise starting and ending delineations for the tabs of a given aesthetic, that can be the same as or different than the aesthetic of an adjacent tab.10-21-2010
20120141736ANTIGLARE HARD COAT FILM - An antiglare hard coat film is provided in which light transmittance is high without giving antiglare properties more than necessary, a haze value is low, transparency is excellent, image clarity is high, glare of an image is suppressed, whitishness (white blur) of the film is reduced, contrast deterioration is suppressed, and visibility of the display is improved as compared with prior-art antiglare films.06-07-2012
20130216783CERAMIC ARTICLE WITH REDUCED SURFACE DEFECT DENSITY AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING A CERAMIC ARTICLE - A machined ceramic article having an initial surface defect density and an initial surface roughness is provided. The machined ceramic article is heated to a temperature range between about 1000° C. and about 1800° C. at a ramping rate of about 0.1° C. per minute to about 20° C. per minute. The machined ceramic article is heat-treated in air atmosphere. The machined ceramic article is heat treated at one or more temperatures within the temperature range for a duration of up to about 24 hours. The machined ceramic article is then cooled at the ramping rate, wherein after the heat treatment the machined ceramic article has a reduced surface defect density and a reduced surface roughness.08-22-2013
20100255254PLASMA TREATED ABRASIVE ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - An abrasive article, such as a structured abrasive article, can be treated by subjecting it to plasma whereby the outer surface can be eroded exposing at least a portion of the abrasive particles dispersed within a cross-linked binder forming the abrasive composites. Depending on the process conditions for the plasma treatment, it is possible to erode only a small portion or substantially all of the cross-linked binder from the outer surface. Thus, the initial cut-rate of the abrasive article can be controlled since it is possible to precisely control the degree, height, or area of the exposed abrasive particles.10-07-2010
20100221492COMPOSITE WATER-RETAINING SHEET MATERIAL - Composite water-retaining sheet material for roofs, comprising a layer of bituminous material, and a fully covering gritty layer provided on a side of the layer of bituminous material, wherein the gritty layer comprises synthetic granules. The material from which the granules have been manufactured has a melt flow index (MFI) between approximately 40 to approximately 60, wherein additionally or alternatively the bituminous material is APAO-, SEBS-, SBS- or APP-modified bituminous material. Method for manufacturing a composite water-retaining sheet material for roofs according to any one of the preceding claims, which method comprises the step of manufacturing the layer of bituminous material, after which, when the layer of bituminous material has not yet solidified, synthetic granules, particularly having a colour that is different from the colour of the layer of bituminous material, are scattered on a side of the layer.09-02-2010
20110027533GRANULES - The present application is directed to a structure comprising a substrate and a structural layer on the substrate. The structural layer comprises a surface opposite the substrate. The structural layer comprises a binder and granules. Generally, the granules are bonded to the substrate with the binder. The granules have a diameter less than 420 micrometers and an average diameter of between 250 and 300 micrometers. Generally, the granule is exposed above the surface of the structural layer.02-03-2011
20120171421COATED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A coated article is described. The coated article includes a substrate, and an anti-fingerprint film formed on the substrate. The anti-fingerprint film includes a non-crystalline alumina layer formed on the substrate and a non-crystalline aluminum-oxygen-fluorine layer formed on the non-crystalline alumina layer. The aluminum-oxygen-fluorine has a chemical formula of AlO07-05-2012
20080286527ANTI-GLARE FILM, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An anti-glare film, a method for manufacturing the anti-glare film, and a display device provided with the anti-glare film are provided. The anti-glare film includes fine irregularities formed on a surface of the anti-glare film, and wherein arithmetic mean roughness Ra of a roughness curve of the surface is 0.05 to 0.5 micrometers, and root mean square slope RΔq is 0.003 to 0.05 micrometers.11-20-2008
20100310825Shingle With Reinforcement Layer - A laminated shingle and a method of making it is provided in which the rear surface of the shingle is provided with an attached reinforcement layer through which fasteners may be applied when the shingle is applied to a roof.12-09-2010
20090035519ABRASIVE ARTICLE WITH ANTI-SLIP POLYMERIC LAYER - An abrasive article includes a backing having first and second major surfaces, an abrasive layer overlying the first major surface, and a polymeric layer overlying the second major surface. The polymeric layer includes an elastomeric material having a Shore A durometer of about 55 to about 95.02-05-2009
20110250393SELF-ASSEMBLED FILMS AND PROCESSES THEREOF - An apparatus includes a flexible base material and a flexible material formed on the flexible base material. Both the flexible base material and the flexible material have shrinkable and/or stretchable properties. The flexible base material may include a shrinkable polymer (e.g. PVC/PET or “shrink wrap”), which may shrink up to 500%. The flexible base material may include a stretchable polymer (e.g. Mylar), which may be stretched by at least 1000%. These stretchable and shrinkable properties may be exhibited without substantial functional degradation of either the flexible base material and/or the flexible material layer.10-13-2011
20100040832FORMALDEHYDE FREE WOVEN AND NON-WOVEN FABRICS HAVING IMPROVED HOT WET TENSILE STRENGTH AND BINDER FORMULATIONS FOR SAME - Glass mats for use in building construction are provided. The mats include chopped glass fibers and a formaldehyde-free-curable binder disposed on the glass fibers. The binder includes a binder selected from polyorganic acid-polyol, starch grafted acrylic styrene and acrylic modified polyvinyl acetate, for example, containing a sufficient amount of a hydrophobic additive to improve the hot wet retention of the mat after five minutes of exposure to 80° C. water by at least about 5%.02-18-2010
20090214827SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECT THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITIONS, ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM, AND METHOD - The present invention relates to a composition comprising rubber modified thermoplastic resins which show special visual effects such as a metallic sparkle effect and/or other special visual effect from the surface of thermoplastic articles comprising the composition. In a particular embodiment the present invention relates to a composition comprising: (i) a rubber modified thermoplastic resin comprising a discontinuous elastomeric phase dispersed in a rigid thermoplastic phase, wherein at least a portion of the rigid thermoplastic phase is grafted to the elastomeric phase, and (ii) a plurality of microsphere beads having a diameter in a range of about 1 to about 1300 microns and having an index of refraction ranging from about 1.4 to about 2.5, wherein the microsphere beads are present in the composition in an amount in a range of between about 1 phr and about 14 phr, and wherein the microsphere beads provide a special visual effect on the surface of an article made from the composition. In other embodiments the present invention relates to articles made from the composition and to methods for providing a special visual effect and also for enhancing the image texture value of the surface of the article.08-27-2009
20110250394DIAMOND COATED TOOL - The present invention provides a diamond coated tool which is resistant to exfoliation at an interface between a base material and a diamond layer. The diamond coated tool of the present invention is a diamond coated tool including a base material and a diamond layer coating a surface of the base material, and characterized in that the surface of the base material has an arithmetic average roughness Ra of not less than 0.1 μm and not more than 10 μm and an average length of roughness profile elements RSm of not less than 1 μm and not more than 100 μm, and that the diamond layer has a plurality of cavities extending from a portion bordering on the base material in a crystal growth direction.10-13-2011
20110070402Optical Element, and Process for Producing Electronic Equipment using the Optical Element - Disclosed is an optical element comprising a functional layer composed mainly of an inorganic component on a surface thereof. The functional layer provided on the surface of the optical element is not broken or deformed even through a reflow treatment process. Also disclosed is a process for producing an electronic equipment, comprising placing an image pick-up device comprising the optical element together with an electronic component on a substrate and mounting the image pick-up device and the electronic component on the substrate by a reflow treatment process. The optical element comprises a base material containing a curing resin and inorganic fine particles and a functional layer composed mainly of an inorganic component provided on the surface of the base material. The optical element is characterized in that at least one type of inorganic fine particles is present on the surface of the base material, and the surface roughness is not less than 3 nm and not more than 100 nm.03-24-2011
20110151192ELECTROSTATIC DISSIPATIVE ARTICLES AND METHOD OF MAKING - An electrostatic dissipative (ESD) article includes a body having a volume resistivity within a range between about 1006-23-2011
20100047522CARBON NANOTUBE-TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE INORGANIC NANOPARTICLES HYBRID THIN FILMS FOR TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE APPLICATIONS - An optically transparent, electrically conductive hybrid film includes a carbon nanotubes network deposited on a substrate, and a population of transparent conductive inorganic nanoparticles distributed throughout the carbon nanotubes network to provide a conductive transparent hybrid film.02-25-2010
20110151191CAMOUFLAGE SYSTEMS, KITS AND RELATED METHODS WITH FRICTIONAL CONTACT SURFACES - Systems, kits and methods that are related to camouflaging physical items are provided. The camouflage system for securement to a physical item can include a substrate layer having a front surface and a camouflage pattern on the front surface. One or more micro-terrain layers can be disposed over the camouflage pattern and the front surface of substrate layer forming at least a portion of an outer surface of the camouflage system to form a frictional contact surface.06-23-2011
20100003458COMPOSITE SHINGLE - Disclosed is a composite roofing shingle. The preferred roofing shingle includes a mixture of a polymer and a filler. The preferred blend includes between about 35-65% polyethylene and 50-70% crushed limestone filler.01-07-2010
20120171422COATED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A coated article is described. The coated article includes a substrate, and an anti-fingerprint film formed on the substrate. The anti-fingerprint film includes a non-crystalline silicon dioxide layer formed on the substrate and a non-crystalline silicon-oxygen-fluorine layer formed on the non-crystalline silicon dioxide layer. The silicon-oxygen-fluorine has a chemical formula of SiO07-05-2012
20090317593ROOFING AND/OR SIDING MATERIAL AND A METHOD OF FORMING THEREOF - A roofing and/or siding system having an improved average resulting reflectivity. The roofing and/or siding system is at least partially coated with a plurality of granules. At least one layer of paint is applied to the roofing and/or siding system to increase the resulting reflectivity of the roofing and/or siding system.12-24-2009
20110151190SHADOW EDGE LITHOGRAPHY FOR NANOSCALE PATTERNING AND MANUFACTURING - An advanced high-resolution and high-throughput shadow edge (06-23-2011
20120202008PARTS WITH DIFFERENT SURFACE FINISHES AND THE PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN THEM - Disclosed are pieces that are produced by sintering, which have well-differentiated surface finish areas including rough areas resulting from the sintering process, the roughness being determined by the size of grain used in sintering, and polished areas that have undergone a three-dimensional machining process. Also, dislosed is a method that, after obtaining a file containing a representation of the piece to be produced, comprises: selecting the parts to be raised; producing the piece by means of sintering; and subsequently subjecting the piece to automatic, semi-automatic or directed programming generation so that, by means of machining, the raised parts are reduced. Consequently, the resulting piece is economical in terms of costs and exhibits a very high degree of precision in the machined areas, a tolerance 08-09-2012
20110256347METHOD FOR MAKING DIAMOND COMPOSITE MATERIALS - The invention relates to a method for depositing a diamond coating onto a substrate, said method resulting in the production of a coating characterised by a novel morphology of the diamond in the form of pyramids containing submicronic grains. The method is carried out by chemical vapour deposition by controlling the applied electric field.10-20-2011
20100183843BIODEGRADABLE BIAXIALLY ORIENTED LAMINATED FILM - A biodegradable biaxially oriented laminated film of the present invention comprising at least one first resin layer and at least one second resin layer which are alternately laminated together, the first and second resin layers containing as major components a polylactic acid-based polymer and an aromatic polyester-based resin, respectively, exhibits improved biodegradability, flexibility, gas-barrier property and heat-resistance, which is useful for environmentally friendly packaging.07-22-2010
20100330335FRICTION MATERIAL COATED WITH PARTICLES AND SATURATED WITH ELASTIC RESIN - A friction material including a plurality of fibers and a resin component binding the fibers, and wherein the resin component includes an elastic resin.12-30-2010
20120064296ANTIGLARE FILMS COMPRISING MICROSTRUCTURED SURFACE - The present invention concerns antiglare films having a microstructured surface.03-15-2012
20100189959WHITE REFLECTION FILM - A white reflection film includes a coating layer including spherical particles on at least one surface of a white film, wherein, when particle diameters of the spherical particles are R and a thickness of the coating layer is H, an average number of the particles satisfying R>H in 100H square in a surface area of the coating layer is at least 10. The white film, which is capable of contributing to the improvement of luminance of a backlight being used in the backlight, can be provided.07-29-2010
20110305873COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR APPLYING A PROTECTIVE COATING - A coating composition includes a cermet material having metal carbide phase particles with an average size of less than 5 microns. The coating has an average surface roughness of less than approximately 5 microns. A system for applying a coating to a substrate includes a spray gun configured for use with a high velocity oxygen or high velocity air fuel system. The system further includes a cermet material supplied to the spray gun, wherein the cermet material includes at least approximately 34 percent by weight of a metal carbide phase having an average particle size of less than or equal to approximately 5 microns. The metal carbide phase is dispersed in a liquid selected from the group consisting of water, alcohol, an organic combustible liquid, or an organic incombustible liquid.12-15-2011
20090269550Diffuser film and method of manufacturing the same - A diffuser film and a method of manufacturing the same are proposes. A colloid layer is formed on a transparent substrate. A mold plate with a raised texture is then used to roll over the colloid layer to let the surface of the colloid layer have an indented texture. Finally, a solidification process is carried out to harden the colloid layer to form a coarse layer whose surface has an indented texture. The diffuser film can thus achieve the effects of light concentration and light uniformity promotion, and can also reduce astray light rays. Moreover, using a mold plate for embossing can accomplish high reproducibility of film thickness and indented texture of the coarse layer, hence being advantageous to mass production.10-29-2009
20120015145MULTILAYER PRINTABLE SHEET WITH A SOFT OR SILKY TOUCH AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The invention relates to a multilayer printable sheet, including a bottom support layer, an intermediate metal layer and a top layer made of transparent or translucent plastic material, a top surface of said layer of plastic material being covered with a coating layer made of a transparent or translucent matte varnish with a soft or silky touch.01-19-2012
20120058307THIN FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Provided embodiments are a thin film including a support material and nano particles having different density from that of the support material, and a method for manufacturing the same. Due to the density difference, the nano particles are intensively concentrated on an upper or lower part of the support material. The inventive concept also discloses a thin film capable of increasing surface roughness and a method for manufacturing the same. The thin film includes a support material, and particles contained therein. The particles may have lower density than that of the support material, and increase surface roughness at an upper part of the support material.03-08-2012
20120070616PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME - A plasma display panel equipped with a front substrate and a back substrate facing each other to form a discharge space. On the discharge space side of the front substrate there are disposed a metal oxide layer and magnesium oxide crystal particles. The magnesium oxide crystal particles are arranged to be protruding closer to the discharge space than the surface of the metal oxide layer.03-22-2012
20120070615POLYESTER FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, BACK SHEET FOR SOLAR CELLS, AND SOLAR CELL MODULE - Provided is a method for producing a polyester film, including: subjecting a polyester raw material resin, which contains a titanium compound and has an intrinsic viscosity of from 0.71 to 1.00, to melt extrusion using a twin-screw extruder which includes a cylinder; two screws disposed inside the cylinder; and a kneading disk unit disposed in at least a portion of a region extending from a 10%-position to a 65%-position of screw length with respect to an upstream end of the screws in a resin extrusion direction as a starting point, at a maximum shear rate generated inside the twin-screw extruder of from 10 sec03-22-2012
20110104441COMPOSITE COATING AND SUBSTRATE USED IN LIQUID ELECTROPHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTING AND METHOD - A digital-printing substrate and method of improving adhesion of a substrate to an liquid electrophotographic (LEP) ink in LEP printing both employ a composite coating. The composite coating includes from 4.5% to 9.5% by weight of a mineral pigment and from 0.5% to 2% by weight of an organic binder uniformly dispersed in water. The mineral pigment has a particle size less than 1 micron. The organic binder comprises a hydroxylated polymer having an average molecular weight greater than 50,000. A weight percentage of hydroxyl groups in the hydroxylated polymer is equal to or greater than a weight percentage of acidic groups in an LEP ink. The composite coating enhances adhesion of the LEP ink to the substrate comprising the composite coating dried on a surface of the substrate.05-05-2011
20110104440LAMINATED ROOFING PRODUCT INCLUDING RECYCLED ROOFING MATERIAL AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME - A laminated roofing product can include a first sheet including a first coating that is substantially free of recycled roofing material, and a second sheet adjacent to the first sheet. The second sheet can include a second coating having a second sheet recycled roofing material. In another embodiment, the laminated roofing product can include a first sheet including a first sheet recycled roofing material, and a second sheet adjacent to the first sheet. The second sheet can include a second sheet recycled roofing material, wherein the second sheet has a higher recycled roofing content as compared to the first sheet. In another embodiment, a method of forming a laminated roofing product includes laminating a first sheet and a second sheet together. The second sheet has a higher recycled roofing content as compared to the first sheet.05-05-2011
20120128933ANTICORROSION LAYER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to an anticorrosion layer and a manufacturing method thereof, wherein the anticorrosion layer is capable of being coated onto the surface of a substrate for preventing the substrate surface from corrosion, the anticorrosion layer comprises: a polymer material layer, coated on the substrate surface; and a continuous rough surface layer, formed on the surface of the polymer material layer, wherein the continuous rough surface layer has a surface roughness great than 10 nm. Moreover, through the manufacturing method, a protective layer (the anticorrosion layer) with excellent anticorrosion efficiency and low pollution property can be rapidly and massively formed on the substrate surface by way of using a replica mold.05-24-2012
20110183112ROOFING MATERIAL WITH DIRECTIONALLY DEPENDENT PROPERTIES - Roofing material with an irregular surface and tailored radiation properties and tailored aesthetic properties in separate directions, simultaneously. This provides enhanced thermal performance in the sun direction and aesthetically pleasing visual appearance from viewing directions.07-28-2011
20110183113SILICON CARBIDE SINGLE CRYSTAL SUBSTRATE - There is provided a silicon carbide single crystal substrate having adhered particles that cause crystal defects removed therefrom and has high surface cleanliness,07-28-2011
20120213967OPTICAL LAMINATE FILM AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A stably-manufacturable optical laminate film and display device without rainbow-like unevenness are provided. An optical laminate film comprising: a support; an easily-adhesive layer provided on one surface of the support; and a transparent layer made of translucent resin provided on another surface of the support, wherein the transparent layer contains translucent particles, a volume average particle diameter r of the translucent particles satisfies 0.4 μm≦r≦3.0 μm, a total sum S of the translucent particles satisfies 30 mg/m08-23-2012
20120213968OPTICAL LAMINATE FILM AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A stably-manufacturable optical laminate film and display device having an excellent outer appearance without rainbow-like unevenness are provided. An optical laminate film includes a support, an easily-adhesive layer provided on one surface of the support, a transparent layer provided on the other surface of the support. In the optical laminate film, the transparent layer contains at least two types of translucent particles having different volume average particle diameters, and a total sum S of the translucent particles satisfies 30 mg/m08-23-2012
20120177883Artificial Stone Laminate - An artificial stone laminate comprising a top single layer of particulates of substantially a single size, a rear layer of reinforcing fibers, and a binder is provided. The single size of the particulates is between 0.5 mm and 3 mm. Each of the particulates has an exposed top flat surface section area that is substantially the largest sectional area that can be exposed in the particulates. A single layer of particulates of uniform size is spread on a release surface. The single layer of particulates is vibrated whereby the particulates are packed closely, touch one another adjacently in a horizontal plane, and achieve high surface coverage. The layer of reinforcing fibers is placed on the single layer of particulates. A binder is deposited for filling the gaps between the particulates and bonding the reinforcing fibers to the particulates. After the binder cures, the surface of the single layer of particulates is polished.07-12-2012
20110123770Preformed thermoplastic pavement marking and method utilizing large aggregate for improved long term skid resistance and reduced tire tracking - The present disclosure describes a preformed or in some cases a hot applied thermoplastic marking composition comprising a planar top surface portion and a planar bottom surface portion that are coplanar to each other, wherein said bottom surface portion is directly applied to a substrate via application of heat or pressure or both heat and pressure and wherein said top surface portion comprises an intermix that exits throughout said thermoplastic composition and includes large grit size aggregate in the range of about 8 to about 20 mesh or grit size, thereby reducing or eliminating tire tracking while also improving long-term skid resistance.05-26-2011
20110039070ABRASIVE ARTICLES INCLUDING ABRASIVE PARTICLES BONDED TO AN ELONGATED BODY - An abrasive article comprising an elongated body, a bonding layer overlying a surface of the elongated body, and abrasive grains contained within the bonding layer at an average abrasive grain concentration within a range between about 0.02 ct/m and about 0.30 ct/m.02-17-2011
20110045247SELF-CLEANING SURFACES COMPRISING ELEVATIONS FORMED BY HYDROPHOBIC PARTICLES AND HAVING IMPROVED MECHANICAL STRENGTH - The present invention relates to self-cleaning surfaces having improved mechanical stability and a process for the production thereof. The present invention is achieved by producing self-cleaning, hydrophobic, structured surfaces having mixtures of particles, which are fixed on their surface and which comprise structure-producing particles selected from semimetal or metal oxides, silicas and metal powders, and wax particles. Structured surfaces that are structured by such mixtures of particles are distinguished by substantially higher mechanical stability of the structure and are therefore especially suitable for the production of self-cleaning surfaces, which are exposed to relatively high mechanical loads, such as, for example, the surfaces of tarpaulins, awnings, greenhouse elements, conservatories or truck tarpaulins.02-24-2011
20120276335POROUS MEDIUM WITH INCREASED HYDROPHOBICITY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides a porous medium with increased hydrophobicity and a method of manufacturing the same, in which a micro-nano dual structure is provided by forming nanoprotrusions with a high aspect ratio by performing plasma etching on the surface of a porous medium with a micrometer-scale surface roughness and a hydrophobic thin film is deposited on the surface of the micro-nano dual structure, thus significantly increasing hydrophobicity. When this highly hydrophobic porous medium is used as a gas diffusion layer of a fuel cell, it is possible to efficiently discharge water produced during electrochemical reaction of the fuel cell, thus preventing flooding in the fuel cell. Moreover, it is possible to sufficiently supply reactant gases such as hydrogen and air (oxygen) to a membrane electrode assembly (MEA), thus improving the performance of the fuel cell.11-01-2012
20100203289Decorative Wood Material Sheet and Method For Producing Thereof - Panel-like, manufactured wood-based material for furniture and interior construction, offering attractive, decorative alternatives to conventionally applied finishes in numerous possible variations. Particle sized foreign materials are irregularly distributed under a protective layer over the surfaces of both sides of the wood-based panel, covering more than 10% of the panel surface. The foreign materials, preferably natural materials like cork or hemp shives, but also plastics, metal particles or recycling material, are incorporated in a way that they either protrude from the panel surface proper to form a relief pattern, or are embedded in the wood-based material to form a uniform, smooth panel surface.08-12-2010
20130011614SURFACE PROTECTION FILM - A surface protection film has moderate adhesive properties for adherend bodies with a rough surface, has a rear surface with good slipping properties, and blocking resistance and good unwinding properties (decreased unwinding tension to enable easy, high-speed sticking of the film to an adherend without causing creases or flaws). The surface protection film has a three-layered composite structure including an adhesive layer, an interlayer, and a back layer, wherein the adhesive layer is formed of 35 to 90 wt % of a linear low density polyethylene, 5 to 50 wt % of a styrene-based elastomer, and 15 wt % or less of a tackifier, the interlayer formed mainly of a propylene-based resin, and the back layer formed mainly of the same propylene-based resin as that constituting the interlayer and/or a different propylene-based resin therefrom, and also wherein the back layer has a surface roughness of 3 μm or more in terms of ten-point average roughness (Rz).01-10-2013
20130011612EMBEDDED NANOPARTICLE FILMS AND METHOD FOR THEIR FORMATION IN SELECTIVE AREAS ON A SURFACE - The invention is directed to a method of positioning nanoparticles on a patterned substrate. The method comprises providing a patterned substrate with selectively positioned recesses, and applying a solution or suspension of nanoparticles to the patterned substrate to form a wetted substrate. A wiper member is dragged across the surface of the wetted substrate to remove a portion of the applied nanoparticles from the wetted substrate, and leaving a substantial number of the remaining portion of the applied nanoparticles disposed in the selectively positioned recesses of the substrate. The invention is also directed to a method of making carbon nanotubes from the positioned nanoparticles.01-10-2013
20130022788TEXTURED FILM AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF - A textured film, a process for manufacture of the textured film, and a light management stack, a backlight, and a display using the textured film are described. Generally, the surface texture of a polymeric film, such as a polymeric optical film, is controlled by incorporation of a fracturable coating that fractures upon stretching the film.01-24-2013
20080248244FIRE RESISTANT ROOFING PRODUCTS - A fire resistant roofing material includes a core sheet and a sheet of conductive material having a thermal conductivity greater than about 25 W/m-K. The sheet of conductive material is coextensively bonded with the core sheet, and coated with a polymer-modified bituminous material having fire-resistant properties.10-09-2008
20080226872Plastic sheet product offering matte appearance and method of preparation - A plastic sheet product having a matte finish comprises a core layer of a thermoplastic polymer and at least one layer of a capstock composition which overlies, and is bonded to, at least one face of the core layer. The capstock composition comprises the same or different thermoplastic polymer and contains a plurality of discrete particles immiscible with and dispersed in the thermoplastic polymer of the capstock composition. The sheet product may be prepared by the co-extrusion of the thermoplastic polymer and the capstock composition, and in a particular embodiment, such co-extrusion may be conducted by means of a feedblock. In a particular embodiment, the thermoplastic polymer of the core layer and that of the capstock composition may be the same, such as in the instance of a methylmethacrylate-methylacrylate copolymer. Sheet products prepared in accordance with the invention exhibit improved post-processability and ease of surface maintenance, and may be fabricated into a variety of products including light diffusers, projection screens, and the like.09-18-2008
20130177739METAL FOIL PROVIDED WITH FILLER-CONTAINING RESIN LAYER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING METAL FOIL PROVIDED WITH FILLER-CONTAINING RESIN LAYER - A metal foil is provided with a filler-containing resin layer that is thin and has a smooth surface as a metal foil provided with an insulating layer. The filler-containing resin layer having a thickness of 0.1 μm to 3.0 μM, the gloss at the surface of the filler-containing resin layer is 200 or more, and the surface roughness (Ra) measured by an atomic force microscope in a measurement area of 5 μm×5 μM on the filler-containing resin layer is 25 nm or less is stacked on the smooth surface of the metal foil having a gloss exceeding 400 and surface roughness (Ra) measured by an atomic force microscope in a measurement area of 5 μm×5 μm of 10 nm or less.07-11-2013
20130142996USE OF NANOPARTICLES FOR THE LONG-TERM "DRY" STORAGE OF PEROXIDE RADICALS - The invention relates to an agent for stabilising peroxide ions in the air. Said agent is, according to the invention, an aluminosilicate polymer such as imogolite and/or allophane. The invention can be used in particular in the field of anti-bacterial and oxidising agents.06-06-2013
20130149496FINGERPRINT-RESISTANT ARTICLES AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME - Described herein are various methods for making textured articles, textured articles that have improved fingerprint resistance, and methods of using the textured articles. The textured articles generally include a substrate and at least two different sets of nanostructured topographical features that are created in or on a surface of the substrate. Each set of nanostructured topographical features will have at least one average dimensional attribute that is different from that of any other set of nanostructured topographical features.06-13-2013
20120258282Asphalt Shingle with Lightweight Structural Aggregate and Method for Making Same - A shingle includes a reinforcing mat layer, an asphalt layer and an exterior layer. The asphalt layer is on top of the mat layer. The exterior layer includes structural-grade lightweight aggregate granules that are disposed on top of the asphalt layer. In making a roofing shingle, a mineral composition is heated to cause the mineral composition to fuse. The fused and expanded mineral composition is milled to form lightweight structural-grade aggregate granules. An asphalt layer is deposited onto a top surface of a reinforcing mat layer. A layer of structural-grade lightweight aggregate granules is applied onto the top layer. An adhesive asphalt strip is applied onto the layer of structural-grade lightweight aggregate granules. A lightweight aggregate pulverized dust is applied to a bottom surface of the mat layer.10-11-2012
20100316843POLYMER FILM COMPRISING ROUGHENING MATERIAL - The present invention is directed to a multilayer polymer film for application to and removal from a substrate, having controlled surface adhesion and peelably removable from a surface, the film having a layer comprising components (A) at least one polyolefin, (B) an adhesive composition in an amount equal to or greater than 3 weight percent, (C) a tackifier composition in an amount of from 1 to 12 weight percent, (D) at least one colorant in an amount from 0 to 15 weight percent, (E) anti-block additive in an amount of less than 1 weight percent, and (F) roughening material in an amount of less than or equal to 20 weight percent, each based on total weight of the adhesive layer; the components (A) through (F) with optional incidental carriers and additives being 100 percent by weight of the adhesive layer; wherein the adhesive composition consists essentially of ethylene/methyl acrylate and ethylene/acrylic acid in a weight ratio of from 60:40 to 50:15, that is, 77:23, ethylene/methyl acrylate to ethylene/acrylic acid; the tackifier is selected from a terpene phenolic resin or an acrylic hot melt resin; and the roughening material has an average particle size ranging from 20 to 60 microns.12-16-2010
20100316842TUNABLE SURFACE - An article can have a surface with selected wetting properties for various liquids.12-16-2010
20110311773ROOF COVERING HAVING IMPROVED TEAR STRENGTH - A roof covering includes a roofing mat formed from fibers of a fiber material. The fibers are coated with a sizing. The roof covering also includes a coating material that coats the mat. The coating material is based on an organic material. The sizing includes a sulfur-containing material that bonds to the fiber material. The sulfur-containing material has sulfur groups that form cross-links with the organic material. In another embodiment, the coating material contains sulfur added to the organic material. The sizing includes a bonding material that bonds to the fiber material and that bonds to the sulfur. The sulfur forms cross-links with the organic material.12-22-2011
20110311772RESIN SURFACE LAYER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME, COMPOSITE HAVING THE RESIN SURFACE LAYER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A resin surface layer and a method of fabricating the same, and a composite having the resin surface layer and a method of fabricating the same are provided. The method of fabricating the resin surface layer includes: (a) providing a base, made of a resin and including a plurality of additive particles randomly distributed in the base; (b) changing the orientation of the additive particles to arrange the additive particles in a predetermined form; and (c) drying the base to make a surface of the base exhibit a visual effect of 3D texture. Thus, the visual effect of any 3D texture can be achieved by controlling the orientation of the additive particles.12-22-2011
20120027995COATING STRUCTURE, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION FOR FORMING THE SAME, AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME - A coating structure includes a UV-cured resin layer and a fluoride monomolecular layer. Organosilicon groups of organosilicon molecules extend from the surface of the resin layer. Wax fine powder and oxide nanoparticles emerge from the surface of the resin layer to form mountain-valley-like microstructures. Fluoride molecules of the fluoride monomolecular layer are chemically bonded with the surface of the resin layer to expose the fluoride groups. During the formation of the coating structure, the UV-curable resin layer is first partially cured, then the fluoride molecules are activated to chemically bond to the surface of the resin layer, and thereafter, the UV-curable resin layer is completely cured.02-02-2012
20130196116Texturized Mottled Artificial Clothing Label and Methods of Making the Same - Laminates and methods of making them are generally provided. The methods of making a laminate for use as a clothing tag can include laminating a first fibrous web to a second fibrous web. Both the first and second fibrous webs can include cellulosic fibers and a binder composition present in the respective fibrous web from about 10% by weight to about 100% by weight of the dry weight of the fibrous web. Both the first and second binder composition can include a curable latex polymer and a crosslinker. The second fibrous web can be creped and can have a thickness less than 10 mils. The laminate can be aged for at least about 1 hour at an aging temperature of greater than about 150° F. The resulting laminated and their use in clothing are also provided.08-01-2013
20130202851Elastic Bonding Films - Elastic bonding films that include an elastic, thermoset core layer and a thermoplastic bonding layer on each side of the core layer are described. The thermoset core layer is a polyurethane formed as the reaction product of (i) a multifunctional isocyanate with (ii) a combination of polyols comprising (a) polyester diol, (b) crosslinker, and (c) hard segment. Articles incorporating such elastic bonding films including fabrics bonded to such films are also described.08-08-2013
20120088072Microfabricated Particles in Composite Materials and Methods for Producing the Same - Microfabricated particles are dispersed throughout a matrix to create a composite. The microfabricated particles are engineered to a specific structure and composition to enhance the physical attributes of a composite material.04-12-2012
20130209737OPTICAL LAYERED BODY, POLARIZER AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an optical layered body which sufficiently suppresses generation of interference fringes and curls, can make a hard coat layer thin, and prevent an increase in production cost. Provided is an optical layered body having a hard coat layer formed on one surface of a light-transmitting substrate, wherein the hard coat layer has a surface roughness on its surface and the surface roughness satisfies the following inequalities of θa and Kr where θa is an average inclination angle of the uneven part and Kr is Kurtosis of the unevenness:08-15-2013

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