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With component conforming to contour of nonplanar surface

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428098000 - STRUCTURALLY DEFINED WEB OR SHEET (E.G., OVERALL DIMENSION, ETC.)

428156000 - Including variation in thickness

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
428164000 Containing metal or metal compound 22
428162000 And conforming component on an opposite nonplanar surface 13
428163000 Parallel ribs and/or grooves 7
428165000 Including cellulosic or natural rubber component 6
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20120183737SPORTS BOARD HAVING DEFORMABLE BASE FEATURE - Described herein is a sports board for gliding over a surface. The board includes an upper structural layer having an outer surface, a lower structural layer, a core having an upper surface substantially covered by the upper structural layer and a lower surface substantially covered by the lower structural layer. The board also includes a deformable element covered by the core on an upper surface. A first portion of the deformable element protrudes a distance beneath the lower structural layer towards a horizontal plane of the surface underlying the sports board. The board also includes a base element substantially covering the lower structural layer and the deformable element and an edge component positioned at least in part around a perimeter of the base element. At least a portion of the deformable element can deform upon application of an amount of pressure against the base element.07-19-2012
20100112293DEVICE HOUSING AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A device housing and a method of fabricating the device housing are provided. The device housing includes a base housing, a bottom coating, a vacuum evaporation coating, an intermediate coating, a fill coating and a top coating. The base housing is recessed to define a plurality of textured portions. The bottom coating is formed on the base housing and covers the textured portions. The vacuum evaporation coating is formed on the bottom coating. The intermediate coating is formed on the vacuum evaporation coating and has recessed sections corresponding to the textured portions. The fill coating is formed on the intermediate coating and fills the recessed sections. The top coating covers the intermediate coating and the fill coating.05-06-2010
20110014429Composite Member Defining a Contour Surface - A composite member and an associated method for forming the composite member are provided. The composite member is formed of a plurality of elongate tapes. Each tape is disposed a path defined by a plurality of natural path segments, each of which defines a non-natural offset angle relative to the adjacent segments.01-20-2011
20120225253METHODS OF FORMING POLYCRYSTALLINE ELEMENTS AND STRUCTURES FORMED BY SUCH METHODS - Methods of forming a polycrystalline element comprise forming a polycrystalline table on a first substrate. Catalyst material may be removed from at least a portion of the polycrystalline table. The polycrystalline table and a portion of a first substrate attached to the polycrystalline table may be removed from a remainder of the first substrate. The portion of the first substrate may be attached to another substrate. Polycrystalline elements comprise a polycrystalline table attached to a portion of a first substrate on which the polycrystalline table was formed another substrate attached to the portion of the first substrate.09-06-2012
20090239039MULTILAYER COMPOSITE AND A METHOD OF MAKING SUCH - A multilayer composite includes at least two composites, each composite having a film and an electronically conductive layer. Several composites are laminated to provide an increased conversion between mechanical and electrical energies not only due to the multiplication of the effect of each layer, but also due to the fact that the multilayer structure itself renders the multilayer composite more rigid. In addition, the multilayer structure facilitates application of an electrical field over thinner portions of the structure, thereby requiring much less potential difference between electrodes.09-24-2009
20110033669Bottle Shields - The present invention refers to labels for bottles of a rigid material. In particular, a rigid body of a ceramic material reproduces writing characters in high and/or low relief and is realized by overlapping at least a first layer of terracotta with a second layer. According to the present invention, the first layer reproduces the writing characters in high and/or low relief and the second layer is a layer of enamel disposed over the first layer such to cover at least the writing characters uniformly.02-10-2011
20090155538Method of manufacturing ABS resin molded part and ABS resin molded part - An ABS resin molded part is manufactured by forming a molded part of an ABS resin into which a particulate filler is mixed, eluting butadiene particles from the surface of the molded part by etching, and forming a plating coat on the surface after the etching.06-18-2009
20100209670SHEET FOR PHOTOSEMICONDUCTOR ENCAPSULATION - The present invention relates to a sheet for photosemiconductor encapsulation having a release sheet and an encapsulating resin layer laminated thereon, in which the release sheet contains a concave-convex portion-forming layer having a concave shape and/or a convex shape, at an interface with the encapsulating resin layer, and the encapsulating resin layer has a convex shape fitted to the concave shape of the release sheet and/or a concave shape fitted to the convex shape of the release sheet at an interface with the release sheet.08-19-2010
20100266817CERAMIC ARTICLE IMAGING PROCESS AND MATERIALS - A ceramic substrate has a robust and irregular hard surface. The ceramic substrate is imaged, with the image layer occupying lower areas or valleys. Higher areas or peaks valleys protect the image from mechanical forces to which the ceramic article is subjected after installation. A glaze may be applied over the ceramic substrate, with the glaze providing peaks and valleys, with the image layer in the valleys. The glaze may impart hardness for protecting the image layer from mechanical forces.10-21-2010
20090181215PLASTIC CARD AND METHOD FOR MAKING A PLASTIC CARD - A plastic card, including a bottom overlay, a top overlay positioned above a top surface of the bottom overlay and a core layer positioned between the top surface of the bottom overlay and the top overlay. A method for manufacturing a plastic card, including loading a bottom overlay into an injection molding apparatus, loading a top overlay into the injection molding apparatus wherein the top overlay is positioned above a top surface of the bottom overlay and injecting a core layer between the bottom overlay and top overlay, wherein one or more protrusions are formed on the surface of the top overlay. The protrusions may be arranged in such a way as to form designs on the surface of the plastic card.07-16-2009
20090291262METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A WINDOW GLAZING EQUIPPED WITH A PROFILED STRIP COMPRISING AN INSERT, AND WINDOW GLAZING OBTAINED - A method and a device for mass-production of window glazings using nominal data defining a reference window glazing that is curved, and permissible tolerance bands for these nominal data, in which the mass-produced window glazings are each curved and each includes at least one profiled strip including at least one insert by encapsulation. In a production run, for each window glazing of the production run, at least i) the molding cavity of the mold, or ii) the glazed element, or iii) the insert or inserts, is not of a configuration that corresponds to the dimensions for the reference window glazing. The mass-produced window glazings produced have a curvature that corresponds to that of the reference window glazing within the tolerance bands.11-26-2009
20080206519Component assembly - The present invention provides a possibility of mounting conventionally capped components, that saves much space. The component assembly includes at least one component having a cap, a substrate for the component and connecting means for mounting the component on the substrate and for the electrical connection of the component. The substrate has at least one recess. The component is mounted on the substrate in flip-chip technique, so that the cap is inserted into the recess and the component is connected to the substrate via connecting bumps in the edge region of the recess.08-28-2008
20090169823CUBE CORNER CAVITY BASED RETROREFLECTORS WITH TRANSPARENT FILL MATERIAL - Retroreflective sheeting includes a body layer having a structured surface with recessed faces forming cube corner cavities. A reflective film is disposed at least on the recessed faces, and a fill material fills the cube corner cavities. The fill material comprises radiation-curable materials, adhesives, or both, and preferably transparent radiation-curable pressure-sensitive adhesives. The fill material preferably forms a continuous layer covering both the recessed faces and upper portions of the structured surface. A transparent cover layer preferably contacts the fill material layer.07-02-2009
20110206902FUSER MEMBER - The present teachings provide a fuser member. The fuser member includes a substrate, a functional layer disposed on the substrate, and an outer layer disposed on the functional layer. The outer layer includes silicon having a texture, and a conformal oleophobic coating disposed on the silicon.08-25-2011
20110206903OLEOPHOBIC GLASS SUBSTRATES - A glass substrate having an oleophobic surface. The surface is substantially free of features that form a reentrant geometry and includes a plurality of gas-trapping features extending from the surface to a depth below the surface and a coating comprising at least one of a fluoropolymer and a fluorosilane. The gas-trapping features are substantially isolated from each other, and trap gas below droplets to prevent wetting of the surface.08-25-2011
20100143655ARTICLES FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE SERVICE AND METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE - Articles coated via a plasma spray process, and methods for making such articles, are presented. For example, one embodiment is an article comprising a substrate comprising a top surface and a channel disposed in the substrate. The channel is defined by an internal channel surface disposed beneath the top surface and having a terminal end at an orifice at the top surface. A coating is disposed on the top surface and on at least a portion of the internal channel surface. A coating thickness at any point on the internal channel surface is less than a nominal coating thickness on the top surface, and the coating comprises a plurality of at least partially melted and solidified particles.06-10-2010
20090246472Precoated sheet having good workability and scratch resistance and method for production thereof - The invention relates to precoated sheets, including precoated metal sheets, each having an appearance of orange peel, and good workability and scratch resistance. The precoated sheet of the invention has a filtered center line waviness curve (Wca) of the outermost surface of coated film of 0.35 μm≦Wca≦1.25 μm, and a mean spacing of local peaks of filtered center line waviness curve (Wc−sm) of 2800 μm≦Wc−sm≦12500 μm, and has a wavy structure at the interface between the outermost coated film layer and the lower coated film layer. Preferably, the precoated sheet is designed to satisfy the conditions that a wavy curve W revealed when observing the interface between the outermost coated film layer and the lower coated film layer in the section of the film thickness direction (1) comprises a big wave defined as a wave having a region in which A≦0.8B, wherein A is a distance between the outermost surface S of the coated film and the wavy curve W at the interface, and B is an average film thickness of the outermost coated film layer, and (2) has an average distance between the big waves of not greater than 750 μm.10-01-2009
20110143096THIN FILM, CASING WITH DECORATIVE PATTERN, THIN FILM MANUFACTURING METHOD AND CASING MANUFACTURING METHOD - A thin film, a casing with decorative pattern, a thin film manufacturing method, and a casing manufacturing method are disclosed. The thin film includes a carrier film, a structure layer formed on the carrier film, a hardened layer, a release layer between the hardened layer and the carrier film, and an adhesive layer. The structure layer has a first pattern. The hardened player includes a recess portion forming a second pattern the same as the first pattern. The thin film manufacturing method comprises preparing the carrier film, forming in order the structure layer on the carrier film, the release layer on the structure layer, and the hardened layer on the release layer, and forming the adhesive layer above the hardened layer. By the casing manufacturing method, the hardened layer of the thin film adheres to a casing through the adhesive layer so as to obtain the casing with decorative pattern.06-16-2011
20100178467PHOTO-CURABLE TRANSFER SHEET, PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM USING THE SHEET, AND OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - The present invention provides a photo-curable transfer sheet by which an optical information recording medium (e.g., DVD) having small thickness and high capacity can be advantageously prepared, and which is improved in transferring property of pits and the like and curing property. The photo-curable transfer sheet has a photo-curable transfer layer comprising a photo-curable composition deformable by application of pressure, wherein the photo-curable composition comprises a polymer having a glass transition temperature of not less than 80° C. and a reactive diluent having a photopolymerizable functional group. The invention also provides a process for the preparation of an optical information recording medium using the sheet, and the optical information recording medium.07-15-2010
20130129982SUPERHYDROPHOBIC POLY(DIMETHYLSILOXANE) AND METHODS FOR MAKING THE SAME - A hydrophobic coating having a contact angle of at least about 150 degrees is disclosed herein, which coating comprises: a polymer substrate comprising a first linker incorporated therein at a specified surface density of from about 3×1005-23-2013
20110033668APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ILLUMINATING THROUGH A CIRCUIT BOARD - An assembly includes a substrate, a flexible layer, and an adhesive mating the substrate and the flexible layer. The substrate has a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The flexible layer has a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The flexible layer has a thickness such that light passes through the flexible layer without substantial change to a color or an intensity of the light and such that the flexible layer substantially conforms to a shape of the substrate. The adhesive mates the second surface of the substrate and the first surface of the flexible layer and has a viscosity that substantially fills in a texture of at least one of the second surface of the substrate and the first surface of the flexible layer. The adhesive also forms substantially no air gaps.02-10-2011
20110250401Method of Producing a Component of a Device, and the Resulting Components and Devices - The present method comprises providing a flexible web substrate (e.g., polymeric flexible web substrates) that forms at least part of a component of a device, coating so as to wet-out on and cover all or a substantial portion of a major surface on one side or both sides of the flexible web substrate with flowable polymeric material, while the flexible web substrate is moving in a down-web direction, and solidifying the polymeric material so as to form one cleaning layer on the major surface of one side or both sides of the flexible web substrate. The present invention can be utilized in a continuous in-line manufacturing process. In applications of the present invention where the flexible web substrate will not form a component of a device, the present invention broadly provides a method for cleaning particles from a flexible web of indefinite length. Each cleaning layer forms a substantially adhesive bond to the major surface that is readily removable without damaging or leaving a substantial residue of cleaning layer material on the major surface. A substantial number of the particles that were on this major surface are captured by and removable with the cleaning layer.10-13-2011
20110250400METHOD OF FABRICATING INJECTION-MOLDED PRODUCT - A method of fabricating an injection-molded product includes: manufacturing an injection-molded material using a mold; forming a metal layer on an inner or outer surface of the injection-molded material; and removing a portion of the metal layer using a laser, and forming a pattern. Since the injection-molded product fabricated through the method has pattern with a metallic feeling, it can provide a metallic feeling of a high brightness that cannot be realized by a method such as printing and can provide a cubic feeling due to removal of a metal layer. The method provides portable products such as cases for cosmetic products and portable terminals with various visually appealing feelings, allowing users to express various individual styles or preferences using the portable products.10-13-2011
20110097547BUILDING BOARD - Provided is a building board having non-flammability and being excellent in designability. In the building board, an impregnated coating film, an aqueous coating film, a solvent-based clear coating film and a top clear coating film are formed, in this order, on a surface of a base member. The aqueous coating film is formed of a synthetic resin and a fireproofing agent; the top clear coating film is formed of a UV-curable type resin and a fireproofing agent; the amount of fireproofing agent in the aqueous coating film is 10 to 50 wt % with respect to the solids of the aqueous coating film; the amount of the fireproofing agent in the top clear coating film is 5 to 20 wt % with respect to the solids of top clear coating film; and the total calorific value measured in accordance with ISO 5660, for 20 minutes using a cone calorimeter, is smaller than 8 MJ/m04-28-2011
20080248253Procedural Functional Element of a Stack of Films - For a procedural functional element formed from a stack of films or plates provided with microstructures, on at least one side of the films a thin film coating is provided, which extends into the microstructures from the coated side so that the thin film coating forms both a surface seal between films lying on one another and a protective layer for the material of the films against aggressive media.10-09-2008
20080213541Multi-Layer Film, Injection Molded Article Decorated Therewith and Process for the Production of the Decorated Injection Molded Article - The invention concerns multi-layer films for back-molding with a liquid plastic material in an inmold process for the production of a decorated injection molded article of high optical quality and utilitarian suitability, in particular having curved surfaces, wherein the multi-layer film has at least one replication lacquer layer which at least on one of its surfaces has a spatial structure producing a visually perceptible and/or technical effect, wherein a contrast layer which is preferably in the form of a reflection layer is arranged in adjoining relationship with at least one surface with a spatial structure at least in region-wise manner. The invention further concerns an injection molded article which is decorated with a multi-layer film and a process for the production of the article.09-04-2008
20120135197COMPOSITE TOOL PIN - An element for a tooling system comprising a plurality of elements arranged in an array to form a tool face,the element comprising: a first end having attachment means for attachment to a tool bed, a second end comprising a section of a tool face: wherein the element is a composite element comprising: a first section of a first material having a first coefficient of thermal expansion, the first end being a free end of the first section, and a second section substantially of a second material having a second coefficient of thermal expansion, the second being a free end of the second section, and wherein the first coefficient of thermal expansion is lower than the second coefficient of thermal expansion.05-31-2012
20110052878DECORATING CLOTH PROVIDED WITH THE EFFECT OF STEREOSCOPIC VISION - A decorating cloth provided with the effect of stereoscopic vision essentially includes a substrate. The top surface of substrate is formed with a 3D layer. The 3D layer is formed with a plurality of silks made of a thermoplastic material that is interlaced in a three-dimensional space, so the surface of substrate is formed with the effect of stereoscopic vision. Thus, the decorating cloth may be applied to various goods to make the appearance of goods to be formed with three dimensions, the value of cloth being thereby added for better sale. Further, the strips of silks are more stiffened ones, so the article is more washable and wear-proof.03-03-2011
20110111177CARBON NANOTUBE FILM STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A method of producing a carbon nanotube film structure having a substrate and a carbon nanotube layer, comprises a placing step of placing a carbon nanotube film comprising a plurality of carbon nanotubes aligned in one direction within a film plane on the substrate; and a densifying step of applying a densifying treatment to the carbon nanotube film thereby forming the carbon nanotube layer having the weight density of the carbon nanotube to 0.1 g/cm05-12-2011
20110076455KEY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A key includes a preform, a first molded layer formed on a first side surface of the preform by injection molding, and a second molded layer formed on the second side surface by injection molding. The preform, the first molded layer, and the second molded layer cooperatively define a depression. A periphery of the first molded layer forms an assembly portion. A portion of the second layer on the periphery of the first molder layer is substantially parallel to a portion of the ink layer on the periphery of the first molder layer. A method of manufacturing the key is also provided.03-31-2011
20100068464PREPARATION OF A COMPONENT FOR USE IN A JOINT - A method of preparing a component (03-18-2010
20110262709Ultrahydrophobic Substrates - Disclosed is a process for modification of a substrate so as to form an ultrahydrophobic surface on the substrate. Also disclosed are surface-modified substrates that can be formed according to the disclosed processes. The process includes attachment of a multitude of nano- and/or submicron-sized structures to a surface to provide increased surface roughness. In addition, the process includes grafting a hydrophobic material to the surface in order to decrease the surface energy and decrease wettability of the surface. The combination of increase surface roughness and decreased surface energy can provide an ultrahydrophobic surface on the treated substrate.10-27-2011
20110262710Rheological Fluids for Particle Removal - Methods and apparatus for cleaning a substrate (e.g., wafer) in the fabrication of semiconductor devices utilizing electrorheological (ER) and magnetorheological (MR) fluids to remove contaminant residual particles from the substrate surface are provided.10-27-2011
20100167016POLYESTER FILM FOR MOLDED PART - A polyester film for molded part having low strain stress in processing, thermoforming in a target shape is easy and appearance is excellent even when a metallic thin membrane is provided. A polyester film for molded part includes a film having a polyester resin composition mixed with a resin (A) of polyethylene terephthalate and a resin (B) of polyester selected from the group consisting of a polybutylene terephthalate resin and a polytrimethylene terephthalate resin where a resin (A) is 10 to 90% by mass and a resin (B) is 90 to 10% by mass based on the total of resin (A) and resin (B), wherein the resin (B) of polyester comprises a resin (B1) of polybutylene terephthalate and a resin (B2) of polytrimethylene terephthalate being mixed such that a resin (B1) is 10 to 90% by mass and a resin (B2) is 90 to 10% by mass based on the total of resin (B1) and resin (B2), and a ratio (D/H) of a half bandwidth D (° C.) of a recrystallization peak in falling temperature by differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) to the peak height H (mW) is 3 to 150° C./mW.07-01-2010
20120040139MATERIAL HAVING A MULTILAYER ARCHITECTURE AND INTENDED FOR BEING CONTACTED WITH LIQUID SILICON - The present invention relates to novel materials intended for being contacted with liquid silicon and having a multilayer architecture, the intermediate layer of which is formed by a silicon carbide matrix containing at least one carbon nodule. The invention also relates to the method for preparing said materials.02-16-2012
20120301677METHOD OF FORMING ORIENTED BLOCK COPOLYMER LINE PATTERNS, BLOCK COPOLYMER LINE PATTERNS FORMED THEREBY, AND THEIR USE TO FORM PATTERNED ARTICLES - A block copolymer film having a line pattern with a high degree of long-range order is formed by a method that includes forming a block copolymer film on a substrate surface with parallel facets, and annealing the block copolymer film to form an annealed block copolymer film having linear microdomains parallel to the substrate surface and orthogonal to the parallel facets of the substrate. The line-patterned block copolymer films are useful for the fabrication of magnetic storage media, polarizing devices, and arrays of nanowires.11-29-2012
20120231223RELEASE FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a release film comprising a base film containing a synthetic resin; an embossing patterns layer that is formed on the base film and has more than one protrusion containing a curing material of a photo curable resin composition, and a method for producing the same, in which the present invention can provide a release film having an excellent workability and an exclusive and beautiful appearance, since the surface roughness of the release film is low.09-13-2012
20120045619SUBSTRATE PROVIDED WITH OPTICAL STRUCTURE AND OPTICAL ELEMENT USING THE SAME - The present invention provides a substrate provided with an optical structure which can correctly transfer the jagged shape of a mold and guarantee a lens surface that has favorable quality, and provides an optical element which uses such a substrate. A manufacturing method of a substrate, provided with an optical structure, includes applying a curing resin onto the substrate, which has a recessed portion, pressing a mold, having a jagged shape, from an upper portion of the curing resin toward the substrate, and forming an optical structure having the jagged shape by curing the curing resin. The recessed portion is provided to cover the lower portion of the region on which the jagged shape is arranged, so as to retain uncured resin of the curing resin when the mold is pressed toward the substrate. An optical element includes a substrate that is manufactured using the above-described manufacturing method.02-23-2012
20120207981OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME - The information recording medium 08-16-2012
20100092730PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - An adhesive sheet which can be produced without using a release sheet having an uneven surface form and which can prevent or remove air bubbles and blisters and a process for producing the same are provided by an adhesive sheet prepared by laminating a non-permeable adhesive layer in which both surfaces are flat on an uneven surface of a base material having concave and convex parts in which adjacent concave parts are communicated with each other at least on one surface so that the adhesive layer is brought into contact with the convex part of the base material and a process comprising laminating a release sheet provided on a release treated surface with a non-permeable adhesive layer in which both surfaces are flat and a base material having concave and convex parts in which adjacent concave parts are communicated with each other at least on one surface so that the non-permeable adhesive layer is brought into contact with the convex part of the base material.04-15-2010
20120315442PROCESS FOR PRODUCING IN-MOLD DECORATED MOLDED ARTICLE, AND IN-MOLD DECORATED MOLDED ARTICLE - An object of the present invention is to provide a process for producing an in-mold decorated molded article, which can eliminate the need for deburring after molding and the need for an extra allowance of the molded article. The process includes: clamping a first mold (12-13-2012
20120315441INJECTION MOLDING METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A FUNCTIONAL PART HAVING A RECESS - An injection molding method for manufacturing a functional part having a recess, e.g., a borehole, includes a) injecting a first thermoplastic component into an injection mold, in the cavity of which a first mold core is situated, b) replacing the first mold core with a second mold core, the second mold core being smaller than the first mold core, and the second mold core being situated in the cavity formed in the first thermoplastic component by the first mold core in such a way that the second mold core is situated at a distance from the first thermoplastic component by an intervening space, c) injecting a second thermoplastic component into the space between the second mold core and the first thermoplastic component, and d) removing the second mold core.12-13-2012
20120251786Metal alloys for the reflective or the semi-reflective layer of an optical storage medium - A silver-based magnesium alloy thin film is provided for the semi-reflective coating layer of optical discs. This alloy has moderate to high reflectivity and reasonable corrosion resistance in the ambient environment.10-04-2012
20120213973METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING PANELS AND PANEL OBTAINED HEREBY - A method for manufacturing panels of the type which is at least composed of a substrate and a top layer provided on the substrate, the top layer includes at least two material layers, amongst which a print, the method may involve applying the two material layers, such that the print is performed directly on the substrate and the print forms at least a portion of a printed decor. At least one of the two material layers may include a mixture having at least a thermally curing component and a radiation-curing component.08-23-2012
20100272962REFLECTIVE SUBSTRATE SURFACE SYSTEM, REFLECTIVE ASSEMBLY, AND METHODS OF IMPROVING THE VISIBILITY OF A SUBSTRATE SURFACE - A method of coating a substrate surface to improve the visibility of the surface includes the steps of a) applying a first layer of binder to a substrate; b) applying a first layer of optical elements onto the first layer of binder to partially embed the first layer of optical elements into the first layer of binder; c) applying a second layer of binder to cover the first layer of optical elements, wherein the first layer of optical elements defines a plurality of undulations in the second layer of binder; and d) applying a second layer of optical elements onto the second layer of binder to partially embed the second layer of optical elements in the second layer of binder such that the second layer of optical elements has an exposed-lens surface portion and an embedded-lens surface portion.10-28-2010
20090061159Transfer Film - Described is a transfer film, in particular a hot embossing film, which includes a carrier film (03-05-2009
20120263920Photosensitive Polymer Composition, Method of Producing Pattern and Electronic Parts - A photosensitive polymer composition includes (a) a polyamide having a repeating unit represented by the following general formula (I):10-18-2012
20120189818STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A circuit board includes an inorganic insulating layer having first inorganic insulating particles connected to each other, and second inorganic insulating particles connected to each other via the first inorganic insulating particles and having a larger particle diameter than that of the first inorganic insulating particles. A circuit board manufacturing method includes applying an inorganic insulating sol including first inorganic insulating particles and second inorganic insulating particles having a larger particle diameter than that of the first inorganic insulating particles, and heating the first inorganic insulating particles and the second inorganic insulating particles at a temperature lower than a crystallization onset temperature of the first inorganic insulating particles and lower than a crystallization onset temperature of the second inorganic insulating particles, and connecting the first inorganic insulating particles to each other, and connecting second insulating particles to each other via the first insulating particles.07-26-2012
20120189817ARTICLES FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE SERVICE - Articles coated via a plasma spray process, and methods for making such articles, are presented. For example, one embodiment is an article comprising a substrate comprising a top surface and a channel disposed in the substrate. The channel is defined by an internal channel surface disposed beneath the top surface and having a terminal end at an orifice at the top surface. A coating is disposed on the top surface and on at least a portion of the internal channel surface. A coating thickness at any point on the internal channel surface is less than a nominal coating thickness on the top surface, and the coating comprises a plurality of at least partially melted and solidified particles.07-26-2012
20090017260SEGMENTED THERMAL BARRIER COATING - A ceramic thermal barrier coating (TBC) (01-15-2009
20110274881DECORATED PRINTED MATTER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - To prepare a decorated printed matter, which excels in the visibility of the spin line or hairline pattern and which gives an appropriate metallic luster. A decorated printed matter which comprises: a plastic plate 11-10-2011
20120100346TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE ELEMENT, INFORMATION INPUT APPARATUS, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A transparent conductive element is provided and includes a conductive layer having a first surface and a second surface and a medium layer formed on at least one of the first surface and the second surface. In the transparent conductive element, at least one of the first surface and the second surface is a wave surface with a wavelength shorter than or equal to that of visible light; the ratio (Am/λm) of a mean peak-to-peak amplitude Am to a mean wavelength λm of the wave surface is 1.8 or less. The mean thickness Dm of the conductive layer is larger than the mean peak-to-peak amplitude Am of the wave surface.04-26-2012
20130022790MANUFACTURING METHOD OF MEMS DEVICE, AND SUBSTRATE USED THEREFOR - A method for manufacturing a MEMS device, includes: preparing a substrate provided with a first substrate in which a cavity is formed, and a second substrate that is bonded to a side of the first substrate and includes a slit to delimit a movable portion in a position corresponding to the cavity, the second substrate, including a first surface thereof facing the first substrate, being provided with a thermally-oxidized film selectively formed on the first surface in a position corresponding to the movable portion; forming a first electrode layer on a second surface opposite to the first surface; forming a sacrifice lager on the first electrode layer and the second substrate; forming a second electrode layer on the sacrifice layer; and removing the sacrifice layer and the thermally-oxidized film after the second electrode layer is formed.01-24-2013
20130142999PLASTIC ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - A plastic article comprises a first plastic substrate and a second plastic substrate formed on the first plastic substrate. The refractive index of the first plastic substrate different then the refractive index of the second plastic substrate. The first plastic substrate comprises a first surface abutting the second plastic substrate. The first surface presented with a first pattern. The first pattern comprises a plurality of first convexes. A method for manufacturing the plastic articles is also provided.06-06-2013
20130177741RESILIENT LAMINATE HAVING INCREASED STRENGTH AGAINST STRESSES - The invention relates to a resilient laminate comprising, in a vertical direction, a stack of at least one nonwoven layer and a ply consisting of a part or integral part attached to the at least one nonwoven layer, in particular by means of an adhesive such as glue, the ply comprising at least one resilient film area and at least one so-called rigid film area made of a material that is less resilient than the material of the resilient area, in particular an area made of a non-resilient material, the ply being produced by the coextrusion of the at least one resilient film and the at least one rigid film, such that an interface is formed therebetween, characterized in that, from a cross-sectional view, the curve or line formed by the interface between the two films comprises at least one first substantially rectilinear segment, and at least one second substantially rectilinear segment which is angled relative to the at least one first segment. The curve or line formed by the interface between the two films extends from a point (P07-11-2013
20130136898METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR RELEASABLY ATTACHING SUPPORT MEMBERS TO MICROFEATURE WORKPIECES - Methods and apparatuses for releasably attaching support members to microfeature workpieces to support members are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, for example, a method for processing a microfeature workpiece including a plurality of microelectronic dies comprises forming discrete blocks of material at a first side of a support member. The blocks are arranged on the support member in a predetermined pattern. The method also includes depositing an adhesive material into gaps between the individual blocks of material and placing a first side of the workpiece in contact with the adhesive material and/or the blocks. The method further includes cutting through a second side of the workpiece to singulate the dies and to expose at least a portion of the adhesive material in the gaps. The method then includes removing at least approximately all the adhesive material from the support member and/or the workpiece with a solvent.05-30-2013
20130095295FLOOR TILE WITH OVERMOLD CRUSH PADS - A modular plastic floor tile has a body of a first polymer compound and at least one skin overmolded onto the support member core from a second polymer compound. The compounds may be different from each other in hardness and/or color. Crush pads are formed from the first polymer and are disposed to be below the general lower surface of the tile. The crush pads provide a tight overmold shutoff and prevent flashing of the second polymer compound when the support member is formed.04-18-2013
20080199659TRANSPARENT HYDROPHOBIC ARTICLE HAVING SELF-CLEANING AND LIQUID REPELLANT FEATURES AND METHOD OF FABRICATING SAME - A transparent hydrophobic article having self-cleaning and liquid repellent features is disclosed. The article comprises a transparent substrate comprising a subwavelength structured surface including arrays of protuberances. Each protuberance has a predetermined distance to its adjacent neighbor and a predetermined height to minimize light diffraction and random scattering therethrough. The article further comprises a hydrophobic material disposed on the subwavelength structured surface. The hydrophobic material has a predetermined thickness and a predetermined hydrophobicity for self-cleaning and repelling from fluids thereon.08-21-2008
20110311779METHOD FOR MARKING A COATED SUBSTRATE - The present invention relates to methods for marking a coated substrate. In particular, the present invention relates to methods for marking a coated substantially cementitious substrate in the form of a cementitious building product. The method comprises the steps of treating at least a portion of an uncoated cementitious substrate to form indicia; and applying a surface coating on said cementitious substrate to at least partially cover said indicia such that a marking is formed.12-22-2011
20130189489MICRO-RELIEF STRUCTURES - The present invention provides a method of forming a relief pattern as part of a layered structure and comprising, forming a relief pattern on the surface of a layer of the said structure and subsequently forming a protective fixing layer on at least part of the said relief pattern and serving to protect the underlying relief pattern during any subsequent processing of the said structure, and thereby also provides for a layered structure, generally comprising a substrate having a relief pattern formed on a surface of the substrate and wherein at least a portion of the said relief has been provided with a protective fixing layer serving to retain the characteristics of the relief pattern during any subsequent processing of the structure such as, for example, when forming a laminate structure with the relief pattern provided therein.07-25-2013
20120027998SURFACE RELIEF MICROSTRUCTURES, RELATED DEVICES AND METHOD OF MAKING THEM - The present invention relates to a method for the replication of a patterned surface relief microstructure, comprising the steps of generation of a first layer with a patterned surface relief microstructure, generation of a master, by copying the microstructure of the first layer into a second layer, thereby involving at least one dry or wet etching step, characterized by an additional step, in which the microstructure of the master is brought into contact with a replica material, such that the microstructure of the master is reproduced in the replica.02-02-2012
20130196118GENERATIVELY MANUFACTURED COMPONENT WITH AT LEAST ONE MARK AND METHOD FOR FORMING, REPAIRING AND/OR REPLACING SUCH A COMPONENT - A component, in particular an engine component, which has at least one mark with a predetermined three-dimensional shape for determining a stress in the component and where the component is constructed by a generative manufacturing method, is disclosed.08-01-2013
20130209745METHOD OF COATING OF A SUBSTRATE WITH A THERMAL SPRAY COATING MATERIAL AND COATED SUBSTRATE FORMED THEREBY - A method of coating a surface of a substrate with a particulate coating material, the method comprising: determining at least an area of the surface of the substrate to be covered with the particulate coating material; subjecting at least a portion of the area of the surface of the substrate to laser irradiation to form a plurality of distinct spaced-apart laser impact craters in a pattern and/or at least one last impact pit on the surface of the substrate; and thermally spraying the area of the surface of the substrate with the particulate coating material. A coated substrate comprising: a substrate having a plurality of distinct spaced-apart laser impact craters in a pattern and/or at least one laser impact pit on at least an area of a surface of the substrate; a thermally-sprayed coating mechanically bonded to at least the area of the surface of the substrate.08-15-2013

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