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20090220757ORIENTED MULTI-LAYER SHRINK LABELS - The present invention relates to a multi-layer oriented shrink film comprising at least one skin layer comprising a polystyrene material and at least one core layer comprising a polyolefin layer. The films are preferably primarily oriented in either the machine or the cross direction. These films are ideally suited for use as a shrink label which can be applied either as a CD shrink sleeve or applied using a continuous roll process. The films ideally have an overall density of less than 1.0 g/cm09-03-2009
20120202026ROOF-GREENING SHEET - Disclosed therein is a sheet for green roof that includes a copper or aluminum thin film or a nonwoven fabric having a predetermined thickness firmly laminated on both sides of a glass fabric having a predetermined area through an adhesive to prevent the root growth of plants and maximizes insulation from moisture, thermal insulation, and reduction of thermal conductivity, thereby extending the lifetimes of the sheet, the waterproof layer and the building structure.08-09-2012
20120171442PROCESS FOR PRODUCING LAMINATE, AND LAMINATE - A laminate of the present invention includes a first transparent resin layer, a first polymer liquid crystal layer, a second transparent resin layer, and a second polymer liquid crystal layer. A process for producing the laminate involves curing a resin to form the first transparent resin layer with certain liquid crystal alignment properties. The process then involves forming the first liquid crystal layer from a curable liquid crystalline monomer or a crosslinkable polymer liquid crystal on the first transparent resin layer. The first liquid crystal layer has the liquid crystal alignment properties of the first transparent resin layer. Next, the process involves forming a second transparent resin layer with different liquid crystal alignment properties on the first polymer liquid crystal layer, then forming a second polymer liquid crystal layer on the second transparent resin layer in the same manner.07-05-2012
20080261006Chemically-directed electrostatic self-assembly of materials - A self-assembled article includes a surface comprising an chemical functionality having an immobilized charge; and a plurality of particles assembled on the surface of the core, said particles having a surface comprising an immobilized chemical functionality of a charge opposite that of the core.10-23-2008
20090246489OPTICAL FILM, PROCESS OF PRODUCING THE SAME, AND POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAYING DEVICE EMPLOYING THE SAME - An optical film comprising a first domain of a polymer composition and a second domain disposed inside the first domain, wherein the second domain is a bubble having a morphology anisotropy, and the mean alignment direction of the main chain of the polymer molecule in the first domain differs from the mean direction of the major axis of the second domain, is capable of contributing toward display performance unification and body thickness reduction of an image display device.10-01-2009
20090155556AIR-LAID SHEET FOR FOOD EXTRACTION - There is provided a sheet for food extraction using no chemical such as a chemical binder or a paper-making aid, using an adhesive composite fiber as a raw material, exerting no influence on the global environment, being excellent in safety to the human body and sanitation, and satisfying performance such as bag-making processability, heat stability, uniformity in texture, extraction properties and prevention of powder leakage, by an air-laid sheet for food extraction produced by preparing a fiber web (1), by an air-laid process, which mainly comprises a heat-adhesive composite fiber (A) having a fineness of 1.0 to 4.5 dt wherein a sheath component as a low-melting component of a sheath-core type composite fiber or a low-melting component of a side-by-side type composite fiber has a melting point of 110 to 170° C., and performing interfiber bonding by heating to achieve integration.06-18-2009
20120183754DOWN-PROOF WOVEN FABRIC - A down-proof woven fabric includes a cloth composed of synthetic fibers with a yarn fineness of 33 decitex or less and having a weight per unit area of 50 g/m07-19-2012
20120183753Steel sheet for container having excellent organic film performance and process for producing the same - A surface-treated steel sheet for a container, comprising: a steel sheet, and a Zr compound film disposed on the steel sheet, wherein the Zr compound film being formed by a dipping or electrolytic treatment in a solution containing Zr ion, F ion, ammonium ion and nitrate ion; and the coating weight of the Zr compound film is 1 to 100 mg/m07-19-2012
20100119790DIAMOND - The present invention relates to an HPHT method for synthesizing single crystal diamond, wherein a single crystal diamond seed having an aspect ratio of at least 1.5 is utilised. Single crystal diamond seeds having an aspect ratio of at least 1.5 and synthetic single crystal diamond which may be obtained by the method recited are also described. The growth surface is substantially aligned along a <100> or <110> direction in the plane of the growth surface.05-13-2010
20130078440ANTI-REFLECTION FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Disclosed is an anti-reflection film comprising a high refractive index layer comprising a first binder including a crosslinked polymer of a multifunctional (meth)acrylate compound, and nano silica particles dispersed in the first binder; and a low refractive index layer laminated on the high refractive index layer, and comprising a second binder including a crosslinked copolymer of a multifunctional (meth)acrylate compound and a fluorine-based (meth)acrylate compound, and hollow silica particles and hollow silica particles coated with a fluorine-based compound on the surface, which are dispersed in the second binder. Also disclosed is a method for manufacturing the anti-reflection film using a composition that is separated into at least two layers by phase separation after single layer coating by a more simplified process.03-28-2013
20130078439STRUCTURE OF FIBER-REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIAL-MADE COMPONENT PART, AND PRODUCTION METHOD FOR THE COMPONENT PART - There is provided a component part (03-28-2013
20130084441OPTICAL ARTICLES AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - Disclosed herein is a method for fabricating an optical device that includes depositing an etch stop material to form an etch stop layer, wherein the etch stop material has a refractive index in the infrared wavelength range, n04-04-2013
20130084442METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ANTI-REFLECTION FILM, ANTI-REFLECTION FILM AND COATING COMPOSITION - A method of manufacturing an anti-reflection film, the method forming a multi-layer structure with different refractive indices from a coating composition in which the following (A) to (F) components are mixed. (A) Fluorine-containing polymer including a fluorine-containing hydrocarbon structure and a constituent unit derived from a compound having at least one group selected from a polyalkylene oxide group and a basic functional group, (B) Low refractive index inorganic fine particles which are not surface-modified or low refractive index inorganic fine particles which are surface-treated with a silane coupling agent having the molecular weight of 600 or less, (C) A curable binder containing no fluorine atoms in the molecule, (D) A solvent, (E) A polyfunctional fluorine-containing curable compound, and (F) High refractive index inorganic fine particles treated with a specific surface modifying agent.04-04-2013
20130034708METHOD OF PREPARING THIN FILM, THIN FILM, APPARATUS FOR PREPARING THIN FILM, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THIN FILM - A method of preparing a thin film includes coating a thin film-forming composition on a substrate, and heat-treating the coated thin film-forming composition under a pressure less than 760 Torr. The thin film includes a compact layer having a thickness in a range of greater than 50 Å to about 20,000 Å and a refractive index in a range of about 1.85 to about 2.0.02-07-2013
20100104837MELAMINE DECORATIVE LAMINATED SHEET - A melamine decorative laminated sheet has a melamine resin layer and a low refractive index layer which is formed upper than the melamine resin layer and has a lower refractive index than a refractive index of the melamine resin layer.04-29-2010
20100104838Optical Article and Method for Manufacturing the Same - An optical article includes an anti-reflection layer on a substrate, wherein the anti-reflection layer is formed of nine layers obtained by alternately stacking low refractive index layers and high refractive index layers, the layer closest to the substrate among the high and low refractive index layers that form the anti-reflection layer is called a first layer and the numbers of the following layers are incremented by one so that the odd-numbered layers are low refractive index layers and the even-numbered layers are high refractive index layers, and at least one of the following equations is satisfied:04-29-2010
20090142562ANTISTATIC ANTI-GLARE FILM - An antistatic antiglare film that can remain antistatic and transparent even after a long time of use, particularly even after a long time of use at high temperature or high humidity. The antistatic antiglare film of the invention includes a transparent substrate film and an antiglare layer disposed thereon, the antiglare layer includes a polymeric antistatic agent, optically-transparent fine particles and a binder.06-04-2009
20130029118HARD COAT FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING HARD COAT FILM - The present invention provides a hard coat film in which the generation of interference fringes can be reliably prevented. The hard coat film 01-31-2013
20130029117COMPOSITE AEROFOIL - A composite aerofoil, the aerofoil having a leading edge, a trailing edge a pressure side and a suction side and comprising an outer erosion protection layer along one or both of the pressure side or suction side, a structural core having a plurality of resin impregnated plies of unidirectional fibres, and between the outer erosion protection layer and the structural core a woven composite impregnated with a resin having a modulus of elasticity greater than that of the resin impregnating the plies in the structural core.01-31-2013
20100068485Multilayer Electroactive Polymer Composite Material - An electroactive material comprises multiple layers of electroactive composite with each layer having unique dielectric, electrical and mechanical properties that define an electromechanical operation thereof when affected by an external stimulus. For example, each layer can be (i) a 2-phase composite made from a polymer with polarizable moieties and an effective amount of carbon nanotubes incorporated in the polymer for a predetermined electomechanical operation, or (ii) a 3-phase composite having the elements of the 2-phase composite and further including a third component of micro-sized to nano-sized particles of an electroactive ceramic incorporated in the polymer matrix.03-18-2010
20130052435Double-Sided Self-Adhesive Products with High Optical Quality - The invention relates to a double-sidedly pressure-sensitively adhesive product having a haze value (measured by test method B) of 5% or less, comprising a carrier having a first surface and a second surface, and also a first layer of pressure-sensitive adhesive, disposed on the first surface of the carrier, and a second layer of pressure-sensitive adhesive, disposed on the second surface of the carrier, characterized in that the carrier has a modulus of elasticity of 2.5-500 MPa.02-28-2013
20130052436Infrared Sensitive Photosensitive Composition and Lithographic Plate Fabricated by Using Same - An infrared sensitive and chemical treatment free photosensitive composition, includes, based on weight percentage, 30-70% of a water soluble thermally cross-linking resin, 1-20% of a water-soluble photocross-linking polymerized resin, 10-50% of a photopolymerizable oligomer, 1-30% of a multifunctional monomer, 1-20% of a cationic photopolymerization initiator, and 1-20% of an infrared irradiation absorption dye. The photosensitive composition of the present invention is useful for preparation of an infrared sensitive and chemical treatment free lithographic plate. The lithographic plate of the present invention has a high sensitivity and a good mesh point reduction, and after exposure to an infrared light source, can be printed directly after being washed with tapped water or without any washing and processing step, and has a long run length.02-28-2013
20130052433COMPOSITIONS FOR LOW K, LOW TEMPERATURE CO-FIRED COMPOSITE (LTCC) TAPES AND LOW SHRINKAGE, MULTI-LAYER LTCC STRUCTURES FORMED THEREFROM - Novel compositions for LTCC green tapes having low K values and low shrinkage and composite laminates of ten to twenty layers or more of green tapes together with conventional LTCC green tapes.02-28-2013
20130052434ANTISTATIC HARD COAT LAYER FORMING COMPOSITION, OPTICAL FILM, OPTICAL FILM MANUFACTURING METHOD, POLARIZATION PLATE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Providing is an antistatic hard-coat-layer forming composition including a nonvolatile component containing a conductive polymer (a) a compound (b) and a photo-polymerization initiator (c); and a volatile component containing a solvent (d) having a hydroxyl group, and a solvent (e) having no hydroxyl group where the boiling point is 120° C. or less, wherein the solvent (d) contains a solvent (d2) with 4 or more carbon atoms having a hydroxyl group where the boiling point is 90° C. or more and the SP value is 22.0 to 35.0, the proportion of the polymer (a) in the nonvolatile component is 1 to 20 mass %, the proportion of the solvent (d) in the volatile component is 0.5 to 25 mass %, and the proportion of the component (d2) in the component (d) is 80 to 100 mass %.02-28-2013
20090305014OPTICAL MEMBER, OPTICAL SYSTEM USING THE OPTICAL MEMBER, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL MEMBER - Provided is an optical member capable of keeping a high performance antireflection effect over a long period of time with respect to an arbitrary substrate. The optical member has plural layers on a substrate, and includes at least one metal oxide layer having a void, and at least one layer containing an organic resin as a main component formed between the substrate and the metal oxide layer. The metal oxide layer is a plate crystal layer formed of a plate crystal containing aluminum oxide as a main component and a surface of the plate crystal layer has an uneven profile. The organic resin has an aromatic ring and/or a hetero ring in at least a part thereof.12-10-2009
20090305013LAYERED STRUCTURE COMPRISING NANOPARTICLES - The invention relates to a layered structure comprising at least a first and a second layer whereby the refractive indices of the first and the second layer are matched to avoid iridescence by adding nanoparticles to at least one of the first or the second layer. The invention also relates to a window film comprising a substrate and a low iridescent coating. The invention further relates to a method to match the index of refractive indices of two layers thereby avoiding iridescence.12-10-2009
20090305012Functional Optical Films with Nanostructures - The present invention provides optical multilayer films comprising a plurality of first optical layers, each first optical layer containing a first functional additive; and a plurality of second optical layers, each second optical layer optionally containing a second functional additive. The optical multilayer films have both high functionality and high transparency.12-10-2009
20090041995Self-Assembling Block Copolymer Film - A multilayer light reflective, variable interlayer separation (d-spacing), cross-linked self-assembling block copolymer film or coating wherein a property of the reflected light can be changed by varying the interlayer separation (d-spacing) of the film or coating.02-12-2009
20130071638Overmolded Composite Structure for an Electronic Device - An overmolded composite structure that contains a metal component and a resinous component adhered to a surface thereof is provided. The resinous component is formed from a thermoplastic composition that contains at least one polyarylene sulfide and at least one mineral filler. The present inventors have discovered that the nature and relative concentration of the polyarylene sulfides, mineral fillers, and/or other materials in the thermoplastic composition can be selectively tailored so that the resulting resinous component has a coefficient of linear thermal expansion and/or color that is similar to the metal component.03-21-2013
20090092805Ferroelectric Material With Polarization Pattern - An apparatus includes a ferroelectric layer and a polarization pattern configured in the ferroelectric layer to represent position data. The polarization pattern has a switchable polarization state domain and an unswitchable polarization state domain. A method includes providing a ferroelectric layer and establishing a polarization pattern in the ferroelectric layer to represent position data.04-09-2009
20130059136DIMENSIONALLY STABLE PRODUCT AND PROCESS OF FABRICATING A DIMENSIONALLY STABLE PRODUCT - Disclosed is a product, a melt-processed layer, a flexible layer and a process of fabricating the product. The product includes a first layer and a second layer heat-adhered to the first layer. The first layer is a melt-processed layer, the second layer has greater flexibility than the first layer, and the product has dimensional stability. The process includes heat-adhering the first layer to the second layer.03-07-2013
20130065032DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SILICON BLOCKS - Device for producing silicon blocks for photovoltaic applications, comprising a container for receiving a silicon melt with a base wall and at least one side wall, means for reducing the diffusion of impurities from at least one of the walls of the container into the silicon melt, wherein the means for reducing the diffusion of impurities comprise at least one covering element for the at least partial covering of at least one of the walls of the container.03-14-2013
20130065033Multilayer Polyimide-Containing Film and Manufacturing Method Thereof - A multilayer polyimide-containing film comprises a coloring layer containing a pigment, and a first protection layer disposed on one surface of the coloring layer, the first protection layer having a thickness between about 0.5 and about 3 micrometers. In some embodiments, methods of manufacturing the multilayer polyimide-containing film are also described.03-14-2013
20090239049COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - The invention provides composite components, structures and method for producing composite components. A composite component has a negative effect Poisson's ratio and comprises a first component and a second component. The first component and the second component extend longitudinally relative to an axis, the first component being provided around the second component through one or more turns which are spaced longitudinally relative to the axis. A variation in the tensile load on the first component causes the radial position of the second component relative to the axis to vary.09-24-2009
20090239048Optical Articles - An optical article includes a plastic substrate, a first layer which is adjacent to the plastic substrate and the refractive index of which decreases in the direction to be remoter from the plastic substrate, a second layer which is adjacent to the first layer and the refractive index of which is not higher than the refractive index of the surface part of the first layer, and a hard coat layer which is adjacent to the second layer and the refractive index of which is lower than the refractive index of the plastic substrate.09-24-2009
20090233069REDUCTION OF TRANSFER OF VIBRATIONS - The invention discloses a dissipative vibration damping device (09-17-2009
20120231245ADHESIVE FILM AND TOUCH PANEL - The present invention relates to an adhesive film and to a touch panel. According to the present invention, even when the adhesive film is applied to a touch panel, for example, a capacitive touch panel, and directly attached to a conductive layer, the adhesive film effectively prevents the resistance of the conductive layer from being raised and exhibits good heat resistance. In addition, according to the present invention, an adhesive film having superior durability, optical characteristics, cuttability, workability, wettability and resistance to warping is provided.09-13-2012
20130164510HIGH THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITES - Disclosed is a high thermally conductive composite, including a first composite and a second composite having a co-continuous and incompatible dual-phase manner. The first composite consists of glass fiber distributed into polyphenylene sulfide, and the second composite consists of carbon material distributed into polyethylene terephthalate. The carbon material includes graphite, graphene, carbon fiber, carbon nanotube, or combinations thereof.06-27-2013
20120237742INNER LINER FOR PNEUMATIC TIRE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - Disclosed is an inner liner for a pneumatic tire, the inner liner including no less than 8 resin-layers, the resin-layer having a layer A constituted with a resin composition containing a gas barrier resin, and a layer B constituted with a resin composition containing an elastomer, at least one of the resin compositions included in the layer A and the layer B that are adjacent with each other containing a metal salt, the content of the metal salt being no less than 1 ppm and no greater than 10,000 ppm in terms of metal element equivalent, and an interlayer adhesive force between the layer A and the layer B being no less than 500 g/15 mm. The layer A and the layer B are preferably alternately laminated.09-20-2012
20120237741COMPOSITION FOR STRETCH HOOD, METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, AND ARTICLES MADE THEREFROM - The instant invention provides a composition suitable for stretch hood, method of producing the same, and articles made therefrom. The article according to the present invention comprises a multi-layer film according to the present invention has a thickness of at least 3 mils comprising at least one inner layer and two exterior layers, wherein the inner layer comprises at least 50 weight percent polyethylene copolymer having a melt index less than 2 grams/10 minutes, a density less than or equal to 0.910 g/cm09-20-2012
20130164511Thermochromic Substrate And Method Of Manufacturing The Same - A thermochromic substrate that has a thermochromic thin film, and a method of manufacturing the same. The thermochromic substrate includes a base substrate, an oxide or nitride thin film formed on the base substrate, a vanadium dioxide (VO06-27-2013
20080233372COMPOSITE MATERIAL FOR TURBINE SUPPORT STRUCTURE - A composite material for use in turbine support structures. The composite material may include a first material having a positive coefficient of thermal expansion and a second material having a negative coefficient of thermal expansion, a negative Poisson ratio, or both a negative coefficient of thermal expansion and a negative Poisson ratio.09-25-2008
20110281092MULTILAYER STRUCTURED TRANSPARENT ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE FILM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a transparent electrically-conductive film comprising a substrate having a refractive index of n1, a first coating layer having a refractive index of n2, a second coating layer having a refractive index of n3, and an electrically-conductive oxide layer having a refractive index of n4 in a sequentially laminated form, wherein said refractive index of each layer complies with n1≦n311-17-2011
20110281091METHOD OF DEPOSITING AND ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE TITANIUM OXIDE COATING - A method of depositing an electrically conductive titanium oxide coating on a glass substrate, preferably by atmospheric chemical vapor deposition in a float glass manufacturing process, utilizes a precursor gas mixture including a halogenated, inorganic titanium compound, an organic oxygen containing compound, a reducing gas and one or more inert carrier gases.11-17-2011
20080268215Thin-Film Laminate - Disclosed is a thin-film laminate which could have effectively prevented interface reflection and the occurrence of interference fringes by rendering the interface substantially absent. The thin-film laminate comprises: a light-transparent base material; and an antistatic layer and a hardcoat layer provided in that order on the light-transparent base material, wherein the interface of the light-transparent base material and the antistatic layer is substantially absent and/or the interface of the antistatic layer and the hardcoat layer is substantially absent.10-30-2008
20110033678COATING SYSTEM - The present invention provides a coating system comprising an antireflective functionality and UV absorbing functionality. The present invention further provides methods, uses, and articles comprising such a system.02-10-2011
20110281090GERMANIUM-CONTAINING HIGH-REFRACTIVE-INDEX THIN FILM AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - There is provided a high refractive-index coating film and a production method of the high refractive-index coating film. The production method comprises producing a coating film containing a germanium compound containing a Ge—Ge bond as a backbone thereof, and baking the coating film under vacuum or in an inert gas atmosphere. The high refractive-index coating film produced by the method is soluble in a solvent and has a high moldability and film-formation property, and has a high refractive index of 1.8 or more and further 2.3 or more, and is chemically stable.11-17-2011
20100062232MULTILAYER FILMS - The present invention concerns multilayer films comprising a plurality of layers, at least some of the layers comprise (i) cross-linked chitosan, alginate, chondroitin sulfate, or hyaluronic acid and (ii) particles or void spaces; wherein the layers are 20-260 nm in thickness. Also disclosed are multilayer films comprising at least two of: a layer comprising a first polymer; a layer comprising a second polymer; a layer comprising particles, wherein said particles comprise ceramic material, metallic species, or both; and, a layer comprising a combination of said first polymer and said particles; wherein said multilayer film is capable of displaying structural color. Also provided are methods for making and using the inventive multilayer films and compositions comprising the multilayer films.03-11-2010
20100310841TRANSPARENT FILM - A transparent film has a high glass transition temperature, yet retaining high transparency. The transparent film includes a glass fiber substrate impregnated with a resin composition in which a high refractive resin having refractive index higher than the glass fiber is mixed with a low refractive resin having refractive index lower than the glass fiber to have resultant refractive index approximate to that of the glass fiber when cured. The high refractive resin includes a cyanate-ester resin so as to increase a glass transition temperature, yet retaining high transparency.12-09-2010
20110300356Heating Insulating Laminated Glass - Disclosed is a heat insulating laminated glass that includes at least two glass plates and an intermediate film member by which the at least two glass plates are laminated together, wherein the intermediate film member has two intermediate films and a functional plastic film sheet arranged between the two intermediate films and formed with an infrared reflecting layer and an infrared absorbing layer. This glass attains a high visible light transmittance and good heat insulating properties against solar radiation.12-08-2011
20090110890Color changing wear indicator - A substrate with a color changing indicator to identify wear of the substrate is disclosed. The color changing indicator generally comprises a substrate having a working surface with a first color and a surface coating comprising a second color, different than the first color, dispersed in a binder. The surface coating covers the first color of the substrate and repeated use of the article wears away the surface coating causing exposure of the first color to indicate wearing of the substrate. Also disclosed, is a method of making an article including a color changing indicator.04-30-2009
20100260986TRANSPARENT ELECTROCONDUCTIVE LAMINATE AND TRANSPARENT TOUCH PANEL - A transparent conductive laminate for obtaining a transparent touch panel improved in the durability in writing which has been required of conventional transparent touch panels and in durability in writing in marginal regions of the transparent touch panel (margin pushing durability). Also provided is a transparent touch panel employing the laminate. The transparent conductive laminate comprises a polymer film and, superposed on at least one side thereof in the following order, a cured resin layer, a transparent conductive layer (10-14-2010
20110171443SEALED SWITCHABLE GLAZING - The invention discloses a functional film assembly comprising a functional film having at least one active layer laminated between first and second planar electrode layers. At least a portion of the edge region of the functional film is sealed by a sealing member. Preferably, the sealing member comprises a strip of polymer film material having on one surface a first strip-like region of adhesive material adjacent a first edge of the strip of polymer film material, and a second strip-like region of adhesive material adjacent a second edge of the strip of polymer film material. There is an adhesive-free region between the first and second strip-like regions of adhesive material, which is positioned coincident with the active layer of the functional film.07-14-2011
20110287238METHODS OF FORMING AT LEAST A PORTION OF EARTH-BORING TOOLS, AND ARTICLES FORMED BY SUCH METHODS - Methods of forming at least a portion of an earth-boring tool include providing at least one insert in a mold cavity, providing particulate matter in the mold cavity, melting a metal and the hard material to form a molten composition, and casting the molten composition. Other methods include coating at least one surface of a mold cavity with a coating material having a composition differing from a composition of the mold, melting a metal and a hard material to form a molten composition, and casting the molten composition. Articles comprising at least a portion of an earth-boring tool include at least one insert and a solidified eutectic or near-eutectic composition including a metal phase and a hard material phase. Other articles include a solidified eutectic or near-eutectic composition including a metal phase and a hard material phase and a coating material in contact with the solidified eutectic or near-eutectic composition.11-24-2011
20100047542METHOD FOR PRODUCING A MULTI-LAYERED OBJECT - The invention relates to a method of manufacturing a multilayer object in synthetic resin (02-25-2010
20110217525FLEXIBLE SOLID FIRE-RESISTANT COATING, METHOD FOR APPLYING A FIRE-RESISTANT COATING A SUBSTRATE, AND SUBSTRATE PROVIDED WITH SUCH A COATING - Method for applying a fire-resistant coating to a substrate, comprising of applying a layer of liquid fire-resistant coating to a carrier, creating a layer of flexible solid coating as a result of at least partial curing of the layer of liquid coating, removing the layer of flexible solid coating from the carrier; and applying the flexible solid coating layer to the substrate.09-08-2011
20110171442THERMAL INSULATION ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - Thermal insulation assemblies, methods for fabricating thermal insulation assemblies, and thermally insulated structures are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a thermally insulated structure is disclosed that includes a thermal insulation assembly comprises a ceramic tile having a surface coated with an alumina-mullite slurry. A ceramic matrix composite is disposed on the coated surface. The ceramic matrix composite comprises a first ply of a ceramic fiber impregnated with a ceramic matrix.07-14-2011
20090169843Low-Defect-Density Crystalline Structure and Method for Making Same - A low-defect-density crystalline structure comprising a first crystalline material, a layer of second crystalline material epitaxially grown on the first crystalline material, and a layer of third crystalline material epitaxially grown on the second layer such that the second layer is positioned between the first crystalline material and the third crystalline material. The second and third crystalline materials cooperate to form a desirable relationship. The crystalline structures of the second crystalline material and third crystalline material have a higher crystalline compatibility than the first crystalline material and third crystalline material. The layer of second crystalline material is sufficiently thick to form the desirable relationship with the third crystalline material but sufficiently thin for the layer of second crystalline material to be strained. The layer of third crystalline material is grown to a thickness beyond a thickness had the third layer been grown on an unstrained second layer.07-02-2009
20100266823PROTECTIVE LAYERS FOR OPTICAL COATINGS - An optical coating on a transparent substrate is provided with a temporary layer of carbon as protection during manufacturing against scratches and corrosive environments. When the optical coating and/or substrate are tempered in an atmosphere reactive to carbon, such as air, the layer of carbon is removed as a carbon-containing gas. For an optical coating with a brittle, glassy, outermost layer furthest from the substrate, additional protection is provided by a scratch propagation blocker layer between the outermost layer and the carbon protective layer.10-21-2010
20110151215Transparent Conductive Laminate, Method For Manufacturing The Same And Capacitance Type Touch Panel - One embodiment of the present invention is a transparent conductive laminate including a transparent substrate layer, a first transparent conductive layer and a second transparent conductive layer formed on both surfaces of the transparent substrate layer, a first conductive pattern area and a first nonconductive pattern area formed on the first transparent conductive layer, and a second conductive pattern area and a second nonconductive pattern area formed on the second transparent conductive layer, wherein at least one layer formed between the first transparent conductive layer and the second transparent conductive layer is a layer including an ultraviolet absorbing agent or a resin in which a non-reactive ultraviolet absorbing agent to which at least one functional group selected from a vinyl group, an acryloyl group, a methacryloyl group, an alcoholic hydroxyl group, an amino group, a carboxyl group, an epoxide group and an isocyanate group is added is copolymerized.06-23-2011
20120034437MULTIPLE BONDING LAYERS FOR THIN-WAFER HANDLING - Multiple bonding layer schemes that temporarily join semiconductor substrates are provided. In the inventive bonding scheme, at least one of the layers is directly in contact with the semiconductor substrate and at least two layers within the scheme are in direct contact with one another. The present invention provides several processing options as the different layers within the multilayer structure perform specific functions. More importantly, it will improve performance of the thin-wafer handling solution by providing higher thermal stability, greater compatibility with harsh backside processing steps, protection of bumps on the front side of the wafer by encapsulation, lower stress in the debonding step, and fewer defects on the front side.02-09-2012
20090092806Solar Control Window Film - A solar control window film includes: a light-colored substrate having opposite first and second surfaces; a dark-colored light absorbing layer formed on the second surface of the substrate; an image layer printed on the first surface of the substrate; an adhesive layer formed on the image layer at one side of the image layer opposite to the substrate; and a viewing mechanism that includes a plurality of pin holes extending through the light absorbing layer, the substrate, the image layer and the adhesive layer in a normal direction relative to the solar control window film.04-09-2009
20100055426MULTILAYER ADHESIVE TAPE - Transparent tape with a backing which has been stretched predominantly in one direction, wherein the backing has at least one basic layer which is provided with at least one outer, impact resistant layer which is more impact resistant than the basic layer, the basic layer is provided on the side opposite the layer with an adhesive layer based on an aqueous acrylate dispersion, and the outer layer does not have a release coating on the free side.03-04-2010
20120107584Solar Reflective Coatings Systems - Disclosed are infrared reflective coating systems. The coating compositions include an infrared transparent pigment and an infrared reflective pigment.05-03-2012
20090068427MULTI-LAYER, ELASTIC ARTICLES - The invention is an article comprising at least two layers, a low crystallinity layer and a high crystallinity layer. One or both layers is capable of being elongated so that a pre-stretched article is capable of being formed.03-12-2009
20090263637SYSTEM FOR OPERATING TOP DOWN/BOTTOM UP COVERING FOR ARCHITECTURAL OPENINGS - A control system for a top down/bottom up covering for an architectural opening includes a common drive shaft for raising and lowering a middle rail and a bottom rail between which a flexible shade material extends. A control element operates a spool lift system and a roller lift system, with the spool lift system being associated with the middle rail and the roller lift system being associated with the bottom rail. The lift systems are sequentially operated when the drive shaft is driven in either direction by the control element.10-22-2009
20120141753ADHESIVE FILM LAYER FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD APPLICATIONS - One or more embodiments contained herein disclose an adhesive layer for printed circuit board (PCB) applications. The improved adhesive film layer may comprise a benzoxazine resin and a phenoxy resin. According to some embodiments, the improved adhesive film layer may be coated onto a polyester release sheet.06-07-2012
20130216799ASSEMBLY OF POLYMERIC PARTS - The invention relates to an assembly of parts comprising a first part containing a first polymer composition and a second part containing a second polymer composition, both compositions comprising a semi-crystalline polymer and optionally one or more other components, the first part and the second part being fastened to each other through an interface between the first polymer composition and the second polymer composition, wherein the interface is free from mechanically interlocking elements and the thermal conductivity of the second polymer composition (TC2) is higher than the thermal conductivity of the first polymer composition (TC1) with a factor TC2/TC1 of at least 1.5. The invention further relates to a process for manufacturing such an assembly and to various uses of said assembly.08-22-2013
20090004447ENVIRONMENTAL SENSOR INCLUDING A BAFFLE - A baffle for use with an environmental sensor such as a particle counter. The environmental sensor includes a housing and an inlet. The inlet has an axis and defines a first cross-sectional area with respect to the axis. The baffle includes a bullet configured to be positioned adjacent to the inlet along the axis. The bullet has a second cross-sectional area with respect to the axis that is between about seventy-five percent smaller than the first cross-sectional area and about three-hundred percent larger than the first cross-sectional area. In some constructions, the baffle substantially reduces interference from external light sources without substantially inhibiting the transport of particles entrained in the fluid to be analyzed by the environmental sensor.01-01-2009
20110171441MULTI-LAYERED ACRYLIC RETARDATION FILM AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a retardation film that comprises a) a first acrylic resin layer, and b) a second acrylic resin layer that is layered on at least one side of a) the first acrylic resin layer and comprises an acrylic resin and 1 to 20 parts by weight of rubber component based on 100 parts by weight of the acrylic resin. The retardation film according to the present invention has excellent optical transparency, haze, brittleness, mechanical strength, heat resistance, durability, and the like.07-14-2011
20110171440DECORATIVE FILM AND IN MODE DECORATION/FORMING PROCESS - A decorative film is provided. The decorative film comprises: a plastic substrate, comprising a surface, and a plurality of optical film layers, being formed by laminating optical film layers of at least two different materials onto the surface, wherein each of the optical film layers and another optical film layer are stretched in at least one direction to create a difference in refractive indices of no less than 0.1 between the optical film layers.07-14-2011
20090291277Method of Making Thin Film Structures and Compositions thereof - This invention is directed to a method of modifying the refractive index of multilayer thin films structure comprising high refractive and low refractive index layers, where the high refractive and low refractive index layers are of the same material, the method comprises a) depositing a first layer of film of a refractive index on a substrate; b) depositing a second layer of film having a different refractive index onto the first layer of film; and c) depositing a third layer of film having a different refractive index from the second layer of film onto the second layer of film, and compositions thereof. In certain embodiments, this multilayer thin film structure of this invention is directed to decorative applications.11-26-2009
20100279087Polyethylene-based resin foamed blow molded article - A polyethylene resin foamed blow molded article obtained by extruding a foamable resin melt to form a foamed parison, subsequently inserting the foamed parison in a mold, and blow molding the foamed parison, 11-04-2010
20100279090OPTICAL MEMBER, OPTICAL SYSTEM USING THE OPTICAL MEMBER, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL MEMBER - Provided is an optical member capable of keeping a high performance antireflection effect over a long period of time with respect to an arbitrary substrate. The optical member has plural layers on a substrate, and includes at least one metal oxide layer having a void, and at least one layer containing an organic resin as a main component formed between the substrate and the metal oxide layer. The metal oxide layer is a plate crystal layer formed of a plate crystal containing aluminum oxide as a main component and a surface of the plate crystal layer has an uneven profile. The organic resin has an aromatic ring and/or a hetero ring in at least a part thereof.11-04-2010
20110206914MULTILAYER COATING FOR PAPER BASED SUBSTRATE - Embodiments include a coated paper or paperboard with a multilayer coating and methods of forming a coated paper or paperboard with the multilayer coating. The multilayer coating includes a first water vapor barrier layer, a biopolymer bar-rier layer, and a second water vapor barrier layer and provides the paper-board with improved oil and grease resistant properties, oxygen barrier properties, and water vapor barrier properties.08-25-2011
20120295084PROCESS FOR PREPARING ARTICLES HAVING ANTI-FOG LAYER BY LAYER COATING AND COATED ARTICLES HAVING ENHANCED ANTI-FOG AND DURABILITY PROPERTIES - Disclosed are processes for preparing articles having anti-fog properties, comprising providing a substrate having at least one main surface coated with an intermediate coating obtained by applying and at least partially curing an intermediate coating composition comprising at least one monoepoxysilane and/or an hydrolyzate thereof and at least one polyepoxy monomer comprising at least two epoxy groups, forming onto said intermediate coating at least one bi-layer, and curing said at least one bi-layer by heating at a temperature of 150° C. or less at atmospheric pressure and in the absence of added water steam. Also disclosed are articles made and/or makeable by these processes.11-22-2012
20080280115METHOD FOR FABRICATING MACROSCALE FILMS COMPRISING MULTIPLE-WALLED NANOTUBES - A technique is provided for the fabrication of multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWNT) and carbon nanofiber (CNF) film materials. The method includes mixing a relatively small amount of single-walled nanotubes (SWNTs) with larger amounts of MWNTs and CNFs, which enables one to produce highly flexible SWNT materials—advantageously without the need for bonding agents and at significantly lower costs compared to flexible SWNT materials. The method exploits SWNTs tendency to entangle together to form flexible films, using a small amount of SWNTs to wrap around and entangle the larger diameter MWNTs and CNFs together to form flexible films with highly beneficial mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties at a fraction of the cost of SWNT materials.11-13-2008
20080286539Glass-based semiconductor on insulator structures and methods of making same - Methods and apparatus provide for: a semiconductor wafer; at least one porous layer in the semiconductor wafer; an epitaxial semiconductor layer directly or indirectly on the porous layer; and a glass substrate bonded to the epitaxial semiconductor layer via electrolysis.11-20-2008
20080305314OPTICAL THIN-FILM-FORMING METHODS AND APPARATUS, AND OPTICAL ELEMENTS FORMED USING SAME - Optical thin-film-forming methods are disclosed that form optical thin film on a base plate arranged in a vacuum chamber. An exemplary method includes the steps of retaining the base plates on a plurality of retaining frames of a base-plate retainer, heating the base plate, and emitting a deposition material from a deposition source. The retaining frames are configured to make the entire base plate uniformly heated.12-11-2008
20080311363METAL FIBER COATED SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF MAKING - The disclosed metalized article comprises a substrate, a base binder, and a plurality of loose metal fibers secured to the substrate by the base binder. The method of making the disclosed metalized article comprises providing a substrate, providing a plurality of loose metal fibers on at least a portion of the substrate, and securing the metal fibers to the substrate with a base binder.12-18-2008
20090191389TRANSPARENT CONDUCTORS THAT EXHIBIT MINIMAL SCATTERING, METHODS FOR FABRICATING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY DEVICES COMPRISING THE SAME - Transparent conductors that exhibit minimal scattering, methods for fabricating such transparent conductors, and display devices comprising such transparent conductors are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a transparent conductor comprises a substrate having an effective refractive index n07-30-2009
20100143677WRINKLE-FREE NANOMECHANICAL FILM - Methods to control and prevent polymer films from buckling are provided. Buckled morphologies are created by thermally cycling or mechanically compressing a substrate such as poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) coated with a polyelectrolyte multilayer film. By varying the dimensions of the surface topography relative to the buckling wavelength (e.g., pattern size is less than, equal to, and greater than the buckling wavelength) the orientation and the local morphology of the buckled films is controlled. Based on the information obtained, we demonstrate how to alleviate the unavoidable buckling by incorporating nanoparticles into the film. In addition, we studied the effect of the silica layer that results from oxygen plasma treatment and the critical temperature for permanent film buckling.06-10-2010
20090081429OPTICAL FILM HAVING GRADED REFRACTIVE INDEX AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Disclosed are an optical film having a graded refractive index and a method of manufacturing the same. The optical film includes one or more antireflection films composed of a mesoporous material having a plurality of pores of a uniform size, and the pores of the mesoporous material are filled with air or a filler having a refractive index different from that of the mesoporous material, and thus the volume ratio of mesoporous material to filler in the pores thereof is controlled, thereby obtaining a desired magnitude of effective refractive index and ensuring a refractive index distribution in which the refractive indexes sequentially change, resulting in high antireflection performance. The method of manufacturing the optical film may be conducted using a nanowire growing technique, thus making it easy to realize mass production.03-26-2009
20100143678HIGH BARRIER, HEAT-SEALABLE ROLL OR POUCH STOCK - A heat-sealable roll or pouch stock laminated barrier material is disclosed and comprises: a compostable first layer; a compostable, heat-sealable second layer; and a metallized compostable film disposed between the first and second layers. The first layer can be selected from: (i) compostable film; and (ii) a coating layer and a paper layer, the paper layer being disposed between the coating layer and the metallized compostable film. The first layer can be secured to the metallized compostable film with an adherent selected from adhesive and extrudate. The second layer can be selected from a hermetically-sealable film and an extrudate. When present, the hermetically-sealable film is secured to the metallized compostable film with an adherent selected from adhesive and extrudate.06-10-2010
20090162625Identification Medium - An identification medium provided with a laminated structure comprises laminated layers of a magnetically controllable layer, in which magnetic microcapsules are dispersed, and a color shifting layer.06-25-2009
20090136726Heat Shrinkable Multilayer Film and Packaging Material Using the Same - A heat shrinkable multilayer film comprising an outer surface layer (a) formed of a thermoplastic resin, a first intermediate layer (b05-28-2009
20090047489Composite article having adjustable surface morphology and methods of making and using - Disclosed are composite articles having adjustable surface morphologies, methods of making the composite articles, and methods of using the composite articles. The composite articles generally include an active layer comprising a shape memory material configured to undergo a change in property upon receipt of an activation signal, a bias layer configured to provide a mechanism for the composite article to return to a first shape from a second shape, and an activation device for providing the activation signal to the shape memory material.02-19-2009
20090142560THIN FILM DEVICE WITH MINIMIZED SPATIAL VARIATION OF LOCAL MEAN HEIGHT - This invention provides a thin film device with minimized spatial variation of local mean height. More specifically, the thin film device has a substrate and at least one first structure having a first spatially varying weighted local mean height determined by a layer weighting function. The first structure has a first maximum height, a first minimum height and a first variation for a given averaging area. A compensation structure is also provided upon the substrate, the compensation structure having a second spatially varying weighted local mean height determined by the layer weighting function. The compensation structure also has a second maximum height, a second minimum height and a second variation for the given averaging area. The first structure and compensation structure combine to provide a combined structure upon the substrate with minimized spatial variation of a combined weighted local mean.06-04-2009
20090208714PRE-COATED NON-WOVEN MAT-FACED GYPSUM PANEL - A gypsum panel suitable for use in constructing a roof deck comprising a set gypsum core having at least about 0.3 pounds of reinforcing fibers per 100 square feet and a density sufficient to provide a board weight of 130 lbs per 100 square feet, where the core sandwiched between and faced with coated non-woven fibrous mats, wherein the free surface of each mat is pre-coated with a combination of a mineral pigment and a polymer latex adhesive binder applied to the mat surfaces as an aqueous coating composition.08-20-2009
20090324910Coatings - A superhydrophilic coating can be antireflective and antifogging. The coating can remain antireflective and antifogging for extended periods. The coating can have a graded refractive index. The coating for wafer-level optics can be for targeted capillary condensation in nanoparticle containing reflow-compatible coatings.12-31-2009
20090317611Evoh barrier film with reduced autoclave shock - The presently disclosed subject matter is directed to a barrier film that maintains an oxygen barrier after being subjected to autoclaving conditions. The film comprises one EVOH layer positioned as a core layer, and one EVOH layer positioned directly adjacent to an outer layer comprising highly permeable material having a moisture vapor permeability greater than about 40 g-mil/100 in12-24-2009
20090004448ACOUSTICAL SOUND PROOFING MATERIAL WITH IMPROVED DAMPING AT SELECT FREQUENCIES AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - Panels for use in building construction (partitions, walls, ceilings, floors or doors) which exhibit improved acoustical sound proofing in multiple specific frequency ranges comprise laminated structures having as an integral part thereof one or more layers of viscoelastic material of varied shear moduli which also function as a glue and energy dissipating layer; and, in some embodiments, one or more constraining layers, such as gypsum, cement, metal, cellulose, wood, or petroleum-based products such as plastic, vinyl, plastic or rubber. In one embodiment, standard wallboard, typically gypsum, comprises the external surfaces of the laminated structure.01-01-2009
20110143109HIGH VISIBILITY SAFETY ORANGE WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY TO DEER AND OTHER DICHROMATIC ANIMALS - The present invention relates to a material with high visibility to humans and low visibility to deer and other dichromatic animals, and a method for making the same. The color “Safety Orange” emits and reflects light at the long visible wavelengths of 595-605 nm, which are conspicuous to humans and largely unseen by dichromates. Common manufacturing and laundering practices cause existing Safety Orange products to also emit strongly at 455 nm and 496 nm, the peak sensitivity of deer blue cones and deer rods respectively. The present invention differentially reduces light emission and reflection at wavelengths below 500 nm for decreased visibility to dichromatic animals. This differential reduction preferably incorporates a pattern, such as a camouflage pattern, to further reduce visibility to deer. This pattern is preferably visible to dichromates while remaining largely invisible to humans.06-16-2011
20090202802Coating composition for forming low-refractive-index layer, antireflective film using the same, and image display device including the antireflective film - A coating composition for forming a low-refractive-index layer includes a first fluorine compound represented by Formula 1 below,08-13-2009
20110229702REDUCING THERMAL EXPANSION EFFECTS IN SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGES - Reducing effects of thermal expansion in electronic components. An electronic device can include a support, such as a leadframe. An electronic component can be supported by the support. A first flexible layer can cover the electronic component. A second more rigid layer can cover the first layer. The first layer can be made from a material that is more flexible than the second layer thereby creating a mechanical buffer layer between the second layer and the electronic component such that the electronic component is protected from thermal expansion of the second portion caused by changes in temperature. The electronic component can be a laser. The first and second materials can be selected to disperse an optical emission from the optical transmitter.09-22-2011
20090117355ULTRATHIN FERROMAGNETIC/ANTIFERROMAGNETIC COUPLING FILM STRUCTURE AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a ferromagnetic/antiferromagnetic coupling film structure and a fabrication method thereof. The structure includes an antiferromagnetic layer of cobalt oxide having a thickness of 2 to 15 monolayers and formed on a substrate at a temperature ranging from 700K to 900K; and a ferromagnetic layer of cobalt having a thickness of at least one monolayer for being formed on the antiferromagnetic layer of cobalt oxide.05-07-2009
20090246490ANTIREFLECTION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an antireflection film including, in the following order: a transparent support; at least one antiglare layer or diffusive layer containing a transparent resin and light-transmissive resin particles; and a low-refractivity layer having a refractive index lower than that of any of the transparent support and the antiglare layer or diffusive layer, wherein the transparent resin is formed by curing a mixture containing (A) a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate having at least two (meth)acryloyl groups, and (B) a modified polyfunctional (meth)acrylate modified through addition of any of ethylene oxide, propylene oxide or caprolactone, and the light-transmissive resin particles contain (C) high-crosslinking light-transmissive particles which are so high-crosslinking as to have a residual monomer content of at most 2.0% and which have a compression strength of from 39 to 98 N/mm10-01-2009
20090142561Antireflection laminated body - One embodiment of the present invention is an antireflection laminated body having a transparent substrate, a lower layer of low refractive index layer including a low refractive index particle, and an upper layer of low refractive index layer without a particle. In addition, in another embodiment of the present invention, the refractive index of the lower layer of low refractive index layer is 1.28-1.42, and the refractive index of the upper layer of low refractive index layer is 1.38-1.46.06-04-2009
20120196101RECYCLABLE VAPOR-PERMEABLE WATERPROOF LAMINATE - The present invention provides a recyclable vapor-permeable waterproof laminate which has an outer layer and an inner layer. The outer layer is made of woven or knitted polypropylene (PP) material, and the inner layer is a polyethylene (PE) or polypropylene (PP) membrane, between which a thermal adhesive primarily made of polypropylene (PP) is provided to bond them together. The laminate of the present invention is not only able to serve as performance fabric but is also eco-friendly because the chemical structure of the materials (i.e., PP and PE) from which it is made consist of only carbon and hydrogen, and thus they will not generate toxic gas even though they are incinerated after disposal.08-02-2012
20100266824Elastic Meltblown Laminate Constructions and Methods for Making Same - Multilayer meltblown composites, articles made therefrom, and methods for making same. The meltblown composite can include a first meltblown layer comprising one or more resins having an Ultimate Elongation (UE) of from about 50% to about 250%, as measured according to ASTM D412; and a second meltblown layer comprising a propylene-α-olefin copolymer having an ethylene content of about 5 wt % to about 20 wt %; a MFR (ASTM-1238D, 2.16 kg, 230° C.) of about 10 g/10 min to about 30 g/10 min; and a heat of fusion of 75 J/g or less.10-21-2010
20090252939Wafer structures and wafer bonding methods - Wafer structures and wafer bonding methods are provided. In some embodiments, a wafer bonding method includes providing a conductive wafer and a plurality of insulating wafers, the conductive wafer being larger than the insulating wafers; performing a pre-treatment operation on the conductive wafer, the insulating wafers, or both; and directly bonding the insulating wafers to the conductive wafer.10-08-2009
20100178477STRETCHED POLYOLEFIN MATERIALS AND OBJECTS PRODUCED THEREFROM - The invention is directed to stretched polyolefin materials having an E-modulus of at least 17 GPa, preferably at least 20 GPa and a strength of at least 400 MPa, comprising a polyolefin and a nano-material, such as a nucleating agent, which material is obtainable by a process comprising a stretching step wherein the material is stretched at a stretch ratio of at least 16. The materials of the invention can be produced by a process comprising the steps of: providing a compound of a polyolefin material and a nano-material, e.g. a nucleating agent, wherein the nano-material is dispersed preferably on a molecular scale in the polyolefin material, extruding this compound, followed by a stretching step wherein the material is stretched to a total stretch ratio of at least 16.07-15-2010
20100178478TRANSPARENT COMPOSITE COMPOUND - Provided is a non-hydrolytic transparent composite composition having excellent transparency and heat resistance, and a low thermal expansion coefficient. Particularly, the transparent composite composition includes a glass filler dispersed in a crosslinked transparent resin produced by a non-hydrolytic reaction. The non-hydrolytic transparent siloxane resin is a resin having Si—O (siloxane) bonds, a resin having at least one kind of heterometal bonds, including Si—O bonds, or the resin further containing other ingredients. When the transparent siloxane resin produced by a non-hydrolytic reaction forms a composite in combination with the glass filler, the composite realizes high transparency and heat resistance, as well as a low thermal expansion coefficient. Therefore, the transparent composite composition is useful as a substrate for thin film transistor (TFT) devices, display devices and optical devices.07-15-2010
20090117356High temperature substrate protective structure - Substrate protective structures, including high performance polymers and polymer coatings from 1 to over 2500 mils thick, are disclosed. The structures protect metal and other surfaces with heat resistant, abrasion resistant, and chemical inert polymers. The structures are applied to the substrate in a manner that provides easy processing of curved and bent surfaces, increased adhesion of metal to polymer, greater resistance to mechanical and thermal stresses that cause cracking and de-lamination, and increased environmental resistance.05-07-2009
20100183856Elastomeric body with elastic fire retardant coating - An elastomeric body suitable for anti-vibration and suspension is disclosed. The elastic body includes at least one layer of an elastic and flexible fire retardant coating covering at least a portion of the body. The at least one layer of fire retardant coating is non-halogenated and includes a fire retardant substance and an elastic binder material. The fire retardant substance includes expandable graphite. The at least one layer of coating has an elasticity greater than 20%.07-22-2010
20100260987MULTI-LAYERED GRIP - Disclosed are grips and methods of making grips for use with the handle of an article, and in particular for use with fishing poles and golf clubs. The grip preferably includes a multi-layered gripping member and an inner sleeve or mounting body. The gripping member can include an outer layer with a fabric layer coated and preferably saturated by polyurethane. The outer layer can be bonded to an inner layer to form the gripping member which is then attached to the sleeve. The sleeve can be ground from a starting block of material or may be injection molded.10-14-2010
20100189971ANTIREFLECTION LAMINATE - An antireflection laminate for use mainly in displays such as LCDs and PDPs, which has a refractive index layer that has, while comprising hollow and solid particles, excellent abrasion resistance, a refractive index of 1.45 or less, and low reflectivity is disclosed. The refractive index layer is obtained by irradiating a refractive index layer forming composition with ionizing radiation, the composition including an ionizing radiation curable resin, a crosslinkable hollow particle having an inside that is porous or hollow and is covered with an outer shell layer and having a surface that is modified with a crosslinkable group(s), and a crosslinkable solid particle having an inside that is neither porous nor hollow and having a surface that is modified with a crosslinkable group(s). The crosslinkable groups comprise an ionizing radiation curable group each and have an identical structure or a very similar structure.07-29-2010
20090317610MULTI-LAYER FILM ADHESIVE - The disclosure provides for a multi-layer adhesive for reducing squeeze out. The multi-layer adhesive comprises a first adhesive layer having a first adhesive property and a second adhesive layer having a second adhesive property. The second adhesive property is different from the first adhesive property. The first adhesive layer and the second adhesive layer form a film adhesive. In another embodiment, the disclosure provides a structure comprising a first component and a second component bonded with the multi-layer adhesive of the disclosed embodiments.12-24-2009
20130216798COATED ARTICLE AND PROCESS OF COATING AN ARTICLE - A coated article and a coating application process are disclosed. The coated article includes a metallic surface, a first layer positioned proximal to the metallic surface, the first layer having a first ductility, and a second layer positioned distal from the metallic surface, the second layer having a second ductility. The first ductility is at least about 20% greater than the second ductility. The process includes providing an article, the article comprising a metallic surface, applying a first layer proximal to the metallic surface, the first layer having a first ductility, and applying a second layer distal from the metallic surface, the second layer having a second ductility.08-22-2013
20100136306Method of manufacturing optical component and optical component - To easily bond substrates even made of materials whose linear expansion coefficients are different from each other when manufacturing an optical component used by transmitting light through an inside thereof.06-03-2010
20100062233METHODS FOR CONVERTING USED PAPER MATERIAL INTO STRUCTURAL PANELS, AND STRUCTURAL PANELS MADE THEREBY - A method for reusing used paper material such as paperboard cartons comprises the steps of collecting used paper material after it has been used for its original purpose, dividing the used paper material into pieces without repulping the used paper material, coating an adhesive material onto the pieces, and assembling the coated pieces together into a layer to form a structural panel, the adhesive material binding the pieces together upon curing or drying. The pieces can be long narrow strips and/or shredded pieces and/or fiberized pieces that are essentially randomly oriented in the structural panel.03-11-2010
20120196100CO-CONTINUOUS POLYMER COMPOSITES WITH ENHANCED MECHANICAL PERFORMANCE AND MULTI-FUNCTIONAL APPLICATIONS - Co-continuous structured composite. The composite material includes a continuous material phase in intimate contact with a continuous second phase. A preferred embodiment has a continuous glassy polymer and a continuous elastomeric polymer; or a shape memory polymer phased together with an elastomeric phase. The composite of the invention has a combination of improved mechanical properties such as a unique combination of stiffness, strength and energy absorption, damage tolerance, multiple time constant viscoelastic and viscoplastic behaviors, and shape memory characteristics.08-02-2012
20090075043MULTILAYERED EROSION RESISTANT COATING FOR GAS TURBINES - A coating system is used on an engine component having an outer surface configured to be exposed to a first plurality of particles impinging against the outer surface at an angle within a first angle range and a second plurality of particles impinging at an angle in a second angle range. The system includes a bond layer overlying the engine component outer surface, a first erosion-resistant layer comprising a first material that is more resistant to erosion by particles impinging the component outer surface at an angle within the first angle range than by particles impinging within the second angle range, an interlayer overlying the first erosion-resistant layer, and a second erosion-resistant layer comprising a second material that is more resistant to erosion by particles impinging the component outer surface at an angle within the second angle range than by particles impinging within the first angle range.03-19-2009
20090075042HAND-TEARABLE NON-ELASTIC TAPE - A laminated non-elastic tape is provided. The laminated tape may include two layers of material, each layer having warp yarns extending longitudinally of the tape and weft yarns extending transversely of the tape. The warp yarns may be non-elastic. The two layers of material having warp yarns and weft yarns may be, for example, warp-knitted weft-insertion fabrics, scrim woven fabrics, or any other suitable material that facilitates hand-tearing of the tape. The tape may include a layer of nonwoven material positioned, for example, between the two layers of material. The layers of material may be bonded together with a binder. In some embodiments, the binder may be a latex- or non-latex-based cohesive agent.03-19-2009
20100221511MULTILAYER FILMS INCLUDING THERMOPLASTIC SILICONE BLOCK COPOLYMERS - A multilayer film includes a first layer of a first polymeric material and a second layer of a second polymeric material. The first material has a first index of refraction and the second material has a second index of refraction less than the first index of refraction. In one embodiment, the second material includes a polydiorganosiloxane polyamide block copolymer. In another embodiment, the second material includes a polydiorganosiloxane polyoxamide block copolymer.09-02-2010
20090110891Transparent thin film, optical device and method for manufacturing the same - An optical device includes a transparent thin film containing silicon, oxygen, carbon and hydrogen as main components, wherein the film includes local regions of a relatively high refractive index and local regions of a relatively low refractive index.04-30-2009
20090162626CONCRETE HAVING EXCELLENT EXPLOSION RESISTANCE - This invention provides a concrete having excellent exploding resistance, comprising a fiber as one constituent material, wherein said concrete has a compressive strength of 50 N/mm06-25-2009
20100047541Composite material repair - A repaired composite material component 02-25-2010
20110008596ARTICLE MADE OF A SHAPE-MEMORY COMPOSITE MATERIAL, METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF, AND METHOD FOR RETRIEVING STORED SHAPES - The invention relates to an article (01-13-2011
20090035543VIBRATION DAMPENING MATERIAL AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A material adapted to regulate vibration by distributing and partially dissipating vibration exerted thereon.02-05-2009
20090035542LOW TEMPERATURE REACTIVE COMPOSITE JOINING - Reactive foils and their uses are provided as localized heat sources useful, for example, in ignition, joining and propulsion. An improved reactive foil is preferably a freestanding multilayered foil structure made up of alternating layers selected from materials that will react with one another in an exothermic and self-propagating reaction. Upon reacting, this foil supplies highly localized heat energy that may be applied, for example, to joining lawyers, or directly to bulk materials that are to be joined. This foil heat-source allows rapid bonding to occur at room temperature in virtually any environment (e.g. air, vacuum, water, etc.). If a joining material is used, the foil reaction will supply enough heat to melt the joining materials, which upon cooling will form a strong bond, joining two or more bulk materials.02-05-2009
20110033680TRANSPARENT BARRIER LAYER SYSTEM - The invention relates to a transparent barrier layer system on a substrate, wherein the barrier layer system comprises a sequence of individual layers, wherein the individual layers are composed alternately of a layer A and a layer B and wherein a layer A differs from a layer B in terms of the activation energy in the permeation of water vapor with a difference of at least 1.5 kJ/mol.02-10-2011
20110033681OPTICAL DEVICE AND ANTIREFLECTION FILM - An antireflection film is formed by alternately laminating a low refractive index layer and a high refractive index layer. The antireflection film has a reflectance of 10% or less and an excitation purity range of 10% or less for visible light in a wavelength range from 380 nm to 780 nm incident at an incident angle ranging from 0° to 45° when regarding the direction perpendicular to the surface as 0°. The antireflection film inhibits a specific color tone from occurring in interference color of incident light coming from an oblique direction.02-10-2011
20110033679LOW REFLECTION GLASS AND PROTECTIVE PLATE FOR DISPLAY - To provide a low reflection glass excellent in the abrasion resistance, the weather resistance, the productivity and the outer appearance, and a protective plate for a display.02-10-2011
20100143676TRANSPARENT COMPOSITIONS AND LAMINATES - The invention includes an interlayer film and composition comprising a polymer composition obtainable from (a) at least one low crystallinity propylene polymer, and at least one (b) internal adhesion enhancer, (c) at least one clarity enhancer or (d), more preferably, both (b) and (c). The invention also includes a process of preparing a film comprising (a) supplying at least one first component, a low crystallinity propylene polymer, (b) supplying at least one second component, selected from at least one an internal adhesion enhancer, at least one clarity enhancer or a combination thereof; and, (d) admixing the first and second components and optional additives. Additionally, the invention includes a process of making a laminate comprising steps of (a) positioning at least one layer of the interlayer film directly adjacent to at least one layer of substrate (b) applying sufficient heat or other energy to result in softening of the interlayer directly adjacent the substrate with simultaneous application of sufficient pressure to press polymer into intimate contact with substrate. The invention also includes laminates and articles comprising the composition or film of the invention or a combination thereof.06-10-2010
20090202801Stretched polymers, products containing stretched polymers, and their methods of manufacture and examination - Certain stretched polymers have defects which reduce their tenacity and effectively render the stretched polymers opaque. These defects are at least in part cause by the undesirable stresses being applied to the fiber. Such stresses may be avoided by avoiding thermal shock and by avoiding bending and twisting during processing. Such stretched polymers may be used in optically clear application such as bullet resistant glass.08-13-2009
20100068483SUBSTRATE STRUCTURES APPLIED IN FLEXIBLE ELECTRICAL DEVICES AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - A substrate structure applied in flexible electrical devices is provided. The substrate structure includes a carrier, a release layer overlying the carrier with a first area and a flexible substrate overlying the release layer and the carrier with a second area, wherein the second area is larger than the first area and the flexible substrate has a greater adhesion force than that of the release layer to the carrier. The invention also provides a method for fabricating the substrate structure.03-18-2010
20100055425COMPOSITE PART CONSISTING OF A FILM AND A SUBSTRATE BASED ON AN AMORPHOUS POLYAMIDE - A film which comprises a layer composed of a moulding composition composed of a semicrystalline polyamide whose enthalpy of fusion is at least 8 J/g is used for production of a composite part with a substrate composed of a moulding composition composed of a substantially amorphous polyamide whose enthalpy of fusion is less than 8 J/g.03-04-2010
20090214841Method of Manufacturing Thermoplastic Membrane Articles and Methods of Use - A release liner web has thermoplastic membranes coated on opposite sides of the release liner web that are thermoplastically fused proximally to an edge of the release liner web, nearly doubling the width of thermoplastic membranes that can be prepared using conventional equipment. Also described are geomembranes prepared from an amorphous or semi-crystalline thermoplastic sheet material and having a high gloss surface, and methods of manufacture and use of same.08-27-2009
20110097561Optical Film and a Production Method Therefor - The present invention provides an optical film and s retardation film characterized in that each of them includes: an acrylic resin; and 20-65 parts by weight of at least two graft copolymers containing a conjugated diene-based rubber, based on 100 parts by weight of the acrylic resin, wherein at least two of the graft copolymers have different particle sizes. The present invention also provides a production method therefore.04-28-2011
20110250414TCO COATING WITH A SURFACE PLASMA RESONANCE EFFECT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A novel TCO coating and its manufacturing method are disclosed. The TCO coating of the present invention consists of titanium oxide, silicon oxide and metal. The TCO coating is manufactured according to electromagnetic field simulation software basing on the Maxwell Equations. Because the manufacturing method (including steam plating and sputter plating) of the present invention may be carried out under the room temperature, base boards that are made of polymer and that can not withstand high temperatures may be used and hence base boards may have wider applications. Also, less time is needed in the production, production cost is lowered and mass-production may be achieved.10-13-2011
20110081529Multi-Layered Meltblown Composite and Methods for Making Same - Multilayer meltblown composites, articles made therefrom, and methods for making same. One method can include meltblowing a first material to form a first meltblown layer; meltblowing a second material to form a second meltblown layer; and meltblowing a third material to form a third meltblown layer, wherein each material is the same or different, each material includes at least one resin having a MFR of about 2,000 dg/min or less, as measured by ASTM D1238, 2.16 kg, 230° C., and at least one of the first, second, and third materials comprises an elastomer having a recovery of at least 70% after 100% deformation, as determined by ASTM D412.04-07-2011
20110081530Anti-Microbial Polymeric Film and Method of Manufacture of Said Film - A method of manufacture of an anti-microbial polymeric film comprising coextruding a polymeric substrate layer comprising a first layer of a first polymeric material and a second layer of a second polymeric material wherein the crystalline melting temperature (TM04-07-2011
20110070415INTERMEDIATE FILM FOR LAMINATED GLASS AND LAMINATED GLASS - An object of the present invention is to provide an interlayer film for a laminated glass which provides excellent vibration damping performance at high temperature and excellent sound insulation in a wide temperature range.03-24-2011
20110070416LAMINATED POLYESTER FILM AND ANTIREFLECTION FILM - A laminated polyester film includes a layer (S) of polyester and a layer (C) including a polyester resin (A) having a fluorene backbone, wherein a surface of the layer (C) has an adhesive index after a heat and wet test of 3 to 5.03-24-2011
20100304101Stuctures including carbon nanotubes, methods of making structures, and methods of using structures - Embodiments of the present disclosure include structures including a layer of carbon nanotubes, methods of making structures including a layer of carbon nanotubes, and the like.12-02-2010
20120034436NONWOVEN/FILM LAMINATES - The invention relates to a method for producing nonwoven/film laminates for personal hygiene articles, from an initial film web consisting of a thermoplastic polymer and an initial nonwoven web. According to said method, the initial film web and the initial nonwoven web, whose melting point lies above the crystallite melting point of the polymer, are heated to a temperature that exceeds the crystallite melting point of the polymer and lies below the melting point of the initial nonwoven web. The laminate is then guided through a cooled nip and is cooled to a temperature that lies below the crystallite melting point of the initial film web. The invention also relates to laminates that can be produced by said method.02-09-2012
20100279089Optical Article and Method for Producing the Same - A method for producing an optical article includes laminating on a plastic substrate a first layer using a first composition, the first composition including two or more kinds of polyurethane resins each having a different average particle diameter, metal oxide particulates, and an organosilicon compound.11-04-2010
20100003478Refractive boundary elements, devices, and materials - An optical device includes an interface between two or more media. The refractive indices, orientations of media, and alignment relative to a propagating wave define a refractive boundary at which reflections may be reduced or eliminated, and at which, for certain incident angles, rays may be refracted on the same side of the normal as the incident ray.01-07-2010
20110212311Articles including anticondensation and/or low-E coatings and/or methods of making the same - Certain example embodiments of this invention relate to articles including anticondensation and/or low-E coatings that are exposed to an external environment, and/or methods of making the same. In certain example embodiments, the anticondensation and/or low-E coatings may be survivable in an outside environment. The coatings also may have a sufficiently low sheet resistance and hemispherical emissivity such that the glass surface is more likely to retain heat from the interior area, thereby reducing (and sometimes completely eliminating) the presence condensation thereon. The articles of certain example embodiments may be, for example, skylights, vehicle windows or windshields, IG units, VIG units, refrigerator/freezer doors, and/or the like.09-01-2011
20120171441INFRARED REFLECTING LAYER SYSTEM FOR TRANSPARENT SUBSTRATE - An infrared radiation reflecting transparent layer system on a transparent substrate and a method for producing same is provided. The infrared radiation reflecting layer system comprises an infrared radiation reflecting layer sequence which includes a selective function usually consisting of a noble metal, mostly silver, or an alloy thereof and having a good selective reflectivity in the infrared range. The layer sequence is supplemented by at least one transparent dielectric layer of an oxynitride of a metal, a semiconductor or a semiconductor alloy having a low to moderate refractive index arranged directly on the substrate or above the infrared radiation reflecting layer sequence.07-05-2012
20120202027Plate Member for Touch Panel and Method of Manufacturing the Same, and Touch Panel - A plate member for touch panel and a method of manufacturing the same, and a touch panel are provided. The plate member for touch panel includes: a base substrate; an intermediate layer disposed on a first side of the base substrate; and a transparent conductive layer disposed on the intermediate layer.08-09-2012
20120202024Product Compositions, Product Walls, And Molding Processes - Product compositions, product walls, and molding processes are described. According to one aspect, a product composition includes a polyester layer and an N-polymer layer coupled to the polyester layer.08-09-2012
20110177309OBLONG CONFIGURATION FOR BONDED PATCH - A patch for a structure has a rework area with an inconsistency formed therein. The patch comprises a patch body having at least two regions including a fail-safe region and a safe-life region encompassing the fail-safe region. The safe-life region has a mode I interlaminar fracture toughness that is less than the mode I interlaminar fracture toughness of the fail-safe region.07-21-2011
20080268216Cooling product - A cooling product (e.g., pad, bandage, headband, wrap, cloth, and so forth) that contains a gel configured to cool the skin of a body part when placed adjacent thereto is provided. The gel is contained within a composite that has two or more fibrous layers structured to provide enhanced distribution of the gel therethrough. More specifically, a first fibrous layer may rapidly distribute the gel in primarily the -z direction (direction of thickness) to a second fibrous layer, which then distributes it primarily in the -x and -y directions. The second fibrous layer may then be placed adjacent to a user's skin to provide the desired cooling. Because the gel is distributed primarily in the -x and -y directions, however, direct contact between the gel and skin is limited, thereby reducing the “sticky” feel normally associate with such gels. The cooling product is also flexible, and may be easily adapted to a body part.10-30-2008
20080268217CLOTH HAVING PARTIALLY DIFFERENT CLOTH-STRETCHABILITY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THEREOF - A cloth having partially different cloth-stretchability comprises a portion having relatively high cloth-stretchability and a portion having relatively low cloth-stretchability, in which the portion having a relatively high cloth-stretchability is composed of a fiber having fiber-stretchability and a fiber having non-fiber-stretchability and has a higher extension percentage than that of the portion having a relatively low cloth-stretchability. A method of manufacturing thereof comprises printing a part to be dissolved and removed of a cloth-stretchable base cloth with a dissolving paste including a dissolving accelerator to make a printed part; removing a part of or all dissolvable fiber A of the printed part; and fulfilling conditions (1) to (4): 10-30-2008
20120202025WELDING OF BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER PARTS - A microwave processing device/system can create strong temperature gradients in biodegradable polymer material. Novel physical phenomena caused by the heated particles cause local changes in viscosity and flow, leading to high mass transport and current densities in activated polymer matrix materials and to dramatically shorter reaction times and solvent-free reaction conditions. Advancements in the process speed and quality of packaging films in general can be achieved by increasing the polymeric amorphous to crystalline ratio, especially with regard to the claimed methods for manufacturing and sealing biodegradable packaging films. Micron-size particles or nanoparticles in the processed materials can interact with microwaves of different frequencies and intensities to create intentionally varied local material property changes to create an tunable flexible packaging product that is sustainable and “green.” Related systems, apparatus, methods, and/or articles are also described.08-09-2012
20100279088Optical Article and Method for Producing the Same - A method for producing an optical article includes laminating on a plastic substrate a first layer using a first composition. The first composition includes a first polyurethane resin containing an aromatic ring, a second polyurethane resin containing a carbonate backbone, metal oxide particulates, and an organosilicon compound.11-04-2010
20110027552SUPPORT FILM, IN PARTICULAR FOR AN ADHESIVE TAPE AND USE THEREOF - Support film, in particular for an adhesive tape that is stretched monoaxially in the longitudinal direction and that contains a base layer made of polypropylene and a co-extrusion layer made of polyethylene, characterized in that the tension in the longitudinal direction at 10% strain is at least 150 N/mm02-03-2011
20110027551SUBSTRATE STRUCTURES APPLIED IN FLEXIBLE ELECTRICAL DEVICES AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - A substrate structure applied in flexible electrical devices is provided. The substrate structure includes a carrier, a flexible substrate opposed to the carrier, a release layer formed on a surface of the flexible substrate opposed to the carrier, and an adhesive layer formed between the carrier, the release layer and the flexible substrate, wherein the area of the adhesive layer is larger than that of the release layer, and the adhesive layer has a greater adhesion force than that of the release layer to the flexible substrate. The invention also provides a method for fabricating the substrate structure.02-03-2011
20110052890COMPOSITE MATERIALS, COMPOSITE FILM MANUFACTURED BY USING THE SAME AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING COMPOSITE FILM - The present invention provides a composite material comprising a glass cloth; and an organic- inorganic hybrid composition comprising diphenylsilanediol and alkoxy si lane, a composite film manufactured by using the same, and a method for manufacturing the composite film.03-03-2011
20100215928ANTIFOGGING COVER, AND METER COVER USING SAID ANTIFOGGING COVER - An antifogging cover having high hydrophilicity and excellent durability in hot and humid surroundings, especially for meter use, is provided.08-26-2010
20110256364MICROPOROUS MATERIAL - Microporous materials that include thermoplastic organic polyolefin polymer (e.g., ultrahigh molecular weight polyolefin, such as polyethylene), particulate filler (e.g., precipitated silica), and a network of interconnecting pores, are described. The microporous materials of the present invention possess controlled volatile material transfer properties. The microporous materials can have a density of at least 0.8 g/cm10-20-2011
20100196683ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A PLASTIC SUBSTRATE - A method of manufacturing a thin-film electronic device comprises applying a plastic coating to a rigid carrier substrate (08-05-2010
20100068484HIGHLY BREATHABLE BIODEGRADABLE FILMS - A breathable film having a base layer comprising first filler particles and second filler particles dispersed within a biodegradable polymer matrix is provided. The first filler particles constitute from about 25 wt. % to about 75 wt. % of the base layer and the second filler particles constitute from about 0.1 wt. % to about 10 wt. % of the base layer. The ratio of the average size of the first filler particles to the average size of the second filler particles being from about 2 to about 100. The film exhibits a water vapor transmission rate of about 2,000 g/m03-18-2010
20120064314MULTILAYER ZnO SINGLE CRYSTAL SCINTILLATOR AND METHOD FOR MANFACTURING THE SAME - Provided are a multilayer ZnO single crystal scintillator wherein the light emitting quantity is increased, and a method for manufacturing such scintillator. A multilayer body composed of ZnO semiconductor layers having different band gaps is manufactured, and a layer having a small band gap is made to have a thickness that permits ionization radiation, such as α rays and electronic rays, to enter the layer, thereby the light emitting quantity of the multilayer ZnO single crystal scintillator is greatly increased.03-15-2012
20120064313Composite Undergarment Fabric with Improved Water Management - A composite undergarment fabric has an inner side fabric layer of synthetic yarn and an outer side fabric layer of yarn selected from among moisture-absorbent hydrophilic yarn, synthetic yarn rendered hydrophilic, and combinations thereo inner surface of the inner side fabric layer having a non-continuous treatment of durable, water repellent chemical, and the outer side fabric layer being relatively more hydrophilic than the inner side fabric layer. The inner and outer side fabric layers may be formed concurrently by knitting a plaited construction. In another implementation, the composite undergarment fabric has a pseudo plaited construction of a body of hydrophilic material with an inner side surface having a non-continuous treatment of durable water repellent chemical.03-15-2012
20100189970SELF-ASSEMBLING ANTIREFLECTIVE COATING COMPRISING SURFACE MODIFIED HIGH REFRACTIVE INDEX NANOPARTICLES - Presently described are self-assembling antireflective (“AR”) coating compositions comprising high refractive index surface modified nanoparticles. Also described are various articles such as protective films, optical displays, and windows, comprising such (e.g. dried and cured) AR coating.07-29-2010
20110262725Solar Control Glasses - Glass products that can significantly reduce the solar transmission of glass and thus improve the solar control properties for such products used in autos, trucks, homes and buildings. A significant reduction in total solar transmission of the coated glass product by depositing PVD stacked layer coatings on glasses which in and by themselves have light transmissions greater than 40% for building, 70% for autos and 80% for homes but which have the lowest solar transmission for a given level of visible transmission. Also, a selectivity in the base glass greater than 25 percentage points for a given level of visible transmission. Selectivity is defined as the percent visible transmission minus the percent solar transmission and can be expressed in units of percentage points. A selectivity greater than 30 percentage points is even more preferred.10-27-2011
20110189448FIBRE BASED PANELS WITH A DECORATIVE WEAR RESISTANCE SURFACE - Building panels and a method to produce such panels including a solid decorative surface having a decorative wear layer including fibres, binders, colour substance and wear resistant particles.08-04-2011
20120308792RED FLUORESCENCE CONVERSION COMPOSITION AND RED FLUORESCENCE CONVERSION FILM - A red fluorescence conversion composition includes a color conversion material (A) which absorbs light in a blue region and emits light having a fluorescence emission maximum in yellow-orange regions; a color conversion material (B) which absorbs light in the yellow-orange regions and emits light having a fluorescence emission maximum in the red region; and a matrix resin (C) for dispersing the color conversion materials (A) and (B). The color conversion material (A) is a condensed polycyclic compound made of a 5-membered ring compound having a conjugated system, and a 6-membered ring compound having a conjugated system with the 5-membered ring compound. The 5-membered ring compound contains at least one kind of atom selected from a hetero atom, a selenium atom, and a boron atom. A red fluorescence conversion film is made of the composition.12-06-2012
20120308793RETREADED TIRE - Provided is a retreaded tire that uses cushion rubber for retread that is able to further improve the prevention of separation failure while effectively suppressing blowout within the cushion rubber layer. The retreaded tire includes cushion rubber for retread, a base tire, and precured tread rubber formed of at least one rubber layer, and is characterized by: the aforementioned cushion rubber for retreaded tires being formed from a rubber composition containing specific quantities of a highly reinforcing carbon black of at least HAF grade, and natural rubber and/or synthetic polyisoprene rubber; the 100% modulus (A12-06-2012
20100247882COMPOSITE MATERIALS AND THEIR USE - A composite material comprising the following components: (a) a first prepreg material with improved resistance to microbuckling and kinkband formation; and (b) a second prepreg material with improved resistance to delamination.09-30-2010
20110091698Method of Forming an Asymmetric Membrane - The present disclosure provides methods for forming asymmetric membranes. More specifically, methods are provided for applying a polymerizable species to a porous substrate for forming a coated porous substrate. The coated porous substrate is exposed to an ultraviolet radiation source having a peak emission wavelength less than 340 nm to polymerize the polymerizable species forming a polymerized material retained within the porous substrate so that the concentration of polymerized material is greater at the first major surface than at the second major surface.04-21-2011
20090029129ANTISTATIC ARTICLE, METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME, AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - An antistatic article having an antistatic layer disposed on a substrate is disclosed herein. The antistatic layer is formed from a cationic copolymer, a non-cationic (meth)acrylic polymer, and a crosslinking agent. The cationic copolymer consists essentially of a cationic monomer, a hydrophobic monomer, a crosslinkable monomer, and an optional nitrogen-containing monomer. The substrate may comprise an optical film such as a multilayer optical film. Methods for making the antistatic article and display devices containing the antistatic article are also disclosed.01-29-2009
20110305889Item with at least one thermoprogrammable switching section for applications in contact with materials having high heat transfer coefficients - The present invention provides an article with at least one switching segment. The switching segment comprises a shape-memory compound and an isolating region surrounding the shape memory compound. The present invention also provides a method of producing such an article.12-15-2011
20110097562THERMALLY INSULATING FILMS AND LAMINATES - The present invention relates to films and laminates which shield thermal radiation and are based on IR-reflective liquid-crystalline layers, to a process for the production thereof, to pigments comprising them and to a composition which comprises a particular chiral dopant.04-28-2011
20100047540ACTUATOR USING A MULTILAYER COMPOSITE MATERIAL - There provided an actuator employing laminated composite materials which exhibit both large deformation and high power output. In order to achieve the invention, the actuator comprises a pair of substrates having different coefficients of thermal expansion and an insulating layer disposed between said pair of substrates; and an elastic layer disposed between said plurality of laminated composite materials.02-25-2010
20120040158CORE FOR A PRODUCT IN SHEET FORM WOUND AROUND THIS CORE, AND ROLL FORMED WITH SUCH A CORE - A core has a cylindrical wall which that can be torn axially and is made up of two superposed strips, these strips respectively being an outer strip in contact with the product and an inner strip, these strips being wound on one another and joined together by regions of attachment for example by bonding. At least one of the longitudinal edges of the inner strip is not attached or is weakly attached over a determined width in order, over at least part of its helical length, to form a free and accessible tab facing the outer strip.02-16-2012
20120040157SUPERHARD ELEMENT, A TOOL COMPRISING SAME AND METHODS FOR MAKING SUCH SUPERHARD ELEMENT - The invention relates to a superhard element (02-16-2012
20110064928NONWOVEN MATERIAL - Provided is a nonwoven material, including a spunbound layer including fibers having an average diameter between 12 and 25 microns, a meltblown layer adjacent to the spunbound layer and including fibers having an average diameter between 2 and 5 microns, and an electrospun layer adjacent to the meltblown layer and including nanofibers having an average diameter between 100 and 400 nanometers. Also provided is an electrospun layer having a basis weight of at least 0.2 gsm, the total basis weight of the meltblown layer is at least twice that of the electrospun layer, and the total basis weight of all of the meltblown layers in the material constitutes at least 3% of the basis weight of the material. Further provided is a spunbound layer that may have an average pore size between 70 and 120 microns, the meltblown layer may have an average pore size between 15 and 25 microns, and the electrospun layer may have an average pore size between 500 nanometers and 2 microns.03-17-2011
20120156454FILM-PROTECTED FIBER FOR INTERIOR AUTOMOTIVE TRIM AND INTERIOR AUTOMOTIVE MEMBER - Provided is a fiber which is equal to conventional fibers in heat resistance and which, even when heated during thermoforming, maintains the shape thereof and suffers no change in texture. This fiber is suitable for forming an interior automotive member. Also provided is an interior automotive member formed from the fiber. The film-protected fiber comprises: a core fiber constituted of a material having a relatively low melting point; and a protective film which is constituted of a material having a relatively high melting point and with which the periphery of the core fiber is surrounded. Even when the film-protected fiber is thermoformed, at a temperature sufficient for melting the core fiber, into a shape conforming to, e.g., an inner part of an automotive body, the original structure of the fiber can be maintained due to the protective film.06-21-2012
20110318553METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANUFACTURING A TRANSPARENT BODY FOR USE IN A TOUCH PANEL - A process for manufacturing a transparent body for use in a touch panel is provided. The process includes: depositing a first transparent layer stack over a substrate with a first dielectric film, a second dielectric film, and a third dielectric film. The first and the third dielectric films have a low refractive index and the second dielectric film has a high refractive index. The process further includes depositing a transparent conductive film in a manner such that the first transparent layer stack and the transparent conductive film are disposed over the substrate in this order. At least one of the first dielectric film, the second dielectric film, the third dielectric film, or the transparent conductive film is deposited by sputtering of a rotatable target. Further thereto, a deposition apparatus for manufacturing a transparent body for use in a touch panel and a transparent body for use in a touch panel are provided.12-29-2011
20100255276Method for coating a multilayer film and product having a multilayer coated film - A method of applying a mutilayer coating film, in which two or more layers of coating film are applied to a flat plate, such as steel plate, by baking finish, which method is effective for preventing of foam generation; and a product with multilayer coating film obtained by the method. There is provided a method of applying a multilayer coating film, including discharging paint films through multiple slits, simultaneously applying these films to a traveling plate to thereby form a multilayer paint film and carrying out drying or baking thereof, characterized in that with respect to the boiling points of solvents contained in adjacent layers of the multilayer paint film, there is such a relationship that the boiling point of solvent contained in the layer close to the plate is equivalent to or lower than the boiling point of solvent contained in the layer remote from the plate, and that the boiling point of solvent contained in the layer closest to the plate is lower than the boiling point of solvent contained in the layer remotest from the plate.10-07-2010
20120003448BARRIER ASSEMBLY WITH ENCAPSULANT AND PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL - An assembly that includes a barrier film interposed between a first polymeric film substrate and a first major surface of a pressure sensitive adhesive layer is provided. The first polymeric film substrate has a first coefficient of thermal expansion that is, in some embodiments, up to 50 parts per million per Kelvin. The pressure sensitive adhesive layer has a second major surface opposite the first major surface that is disposed on a second polymeric film substrate. The second polymeric film substrate is typically resistant to degradation by ultraviolet light. In some embodiments, the second polymeric film substrate has a second coefficient of thermal expansion that is at least 40 parts per million per Kelvin higher than the first coefficient of thermal expansion. The assembly is transmissive to visible and infrared light.01-05-2012
20120003447WIPES HAVING A NON-HOMOGENEOUS STRUCTURE - A wipe exhibiting many of the properties that consumers desire for a wipe, i.e. softness, strength, coverage, flexibility and a process of making a wipe at competitive costs are disclosed. The wipe comprises a sheet of fibrous material having regions of a first basis weight and regions of a second basis weight.01-05-2012
20120003446NITRIDE CRYSTAL AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A nitride crystal which encircles an outer periphery of a seed crystal, the nitride crystal in an embodiment includes: a first partial region, and a second partial region that has optical characteristics different from those of the first partial region and has optical characteristics which indicate the crystal orientation.01-05-2012
20110045259SUBSTRATE GLASS FOR LEDS WITH LAYER CONTAINING SCATTERING PARTICLES AND METHOD FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF - A composite material for LED's is provided. The composite material has a coating comprising scattering particles with an index of refraction greater than 1.6.02-24-2011
20100196682METHOD FOR PAPER TREATMENT - A surface treatment method of oil contaminated xerographic prints which increases the surface energy of the print to levels close to the values corresponding to the original uncontaminated paper. Subjecting the contaminated surface to both ultraviolet (UV) radiation and ozone can change the chemical structure of the surface of the paper in such a way that a highly polar surface is created as a consequence of this treatment, leading to enhanced adhesion properties of the xerographic print.08-05-2010
20120121874CONFORMAL FABRIC SYSTEMS AND METHOD - Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a fabric that may include conformal fibers. The conformal fibers may have different heat reactive properties. Some of the fibers may become more pliable when exposed to low temperature heat. The low temperature fiber may be used to conformal fit the clothing to the wearer. Clothing may be partially or wholly made of heat reactive fibers, which may react to lower temperature heat, such as body temperature. The reactive fibers may conform the clothing to the wearer's body.05-17-2012
20120114922RHENIUM-METAL CARBIDE-GRAPHITE ARTICLE AND METHOD - A graphite-metal carbide-rhenium article of manufacture is provided, which is suitable for use as a component in the hot zone of a rocket motor at operating temperatures in excess of approximately 3,000 degrees Celsius. One side of the metal carbide is chemically bonded to the surface of the graphite, and the rhenium containing protective coating is mechanically bonded to the other side of the metal carbide. Rhenium forms a solid solution with carbon at elevated temperatures. The metal carbide interlayer serves as a diffusion barrier to prevent carbon from migrating into contact with the rhenium containing protective coating. The metal carbide is formed by a conversion process wherein a refractory metal carbide former is allowed to react with carbon in the surface of the graphite. This structure is lighter and less expensive than corresponding solid rhenium components.05-10-2012
20120058319PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET FOR PROTECTING SEMICONDUCTOR WAFER - The present invention provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for protecting a semiconductor wafer, which does not cause curve (warpage) in the semiconductor wafer, when the semiconductor wafer is ground, is excellent in followability to a pattern, has adequate stress dispersibility in a grinding operation, suppresses the crack in a wafer and chipping in a wafer edge, and does not leave a residue of a tackiness agent on the surface of the wafer. The protective sheet does not have an interface existing between a substrate and the tackiness agent and is made of one layer, and the pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet has different tack strengths on both faces from each other.03-08-2012
20120058318DUROMETER-DIFFERENTIATED, ANTI-PUNCTURE-LEAK, LIQUID-CONTAINER COATING STRUCTURE - For the outside of the wall in a liquid fuel container, a self-sealing, anti-puncture-leak, plural-layer coating possessing at least a pair of layers including (a) an inner layer, (b) another layer which is outer relative to the inner layer, and (c), a different-value structural durometer respectively characterizing each of such layers.03-08-2012
20120058320TRANSPARENT FILM - A transparent film is capable of suppressing discoloration caused by heat, while retaining high transparency and high glass transition temperature. The transparent film includes a glass fiber substrate made of glass fibers and impregnated with a resin composition in which a high refractive resin (a transparent resin) having refractive index higher than the glass fiber is mixed with a low refractive resin (a second transparent resin) having a refractive index lower than the glass fiber to have a resultant refractive index approximate to that of the glass fiber when cured. The high refractive resin has a 3 or more-functional epoxy resin expressed by the following formula:03-08-2012
20120156453CRACK REDUCTION AT METAL/ORGANIC DIELECTRIC INTERFACE - A method of providing a metal interconnect to second structures embedded in organic dielectric material is disclosed. In one aspect, the method includes obtaining a first structure with second structures, e.g., metal pillars, embedded in organic dielectric material. The method further includes, at least at some locations of the first structure, providing a stiffening layer on top of the organic dielectric material, the stiffening layer having a stiffness higher than the stiffness of the organic dielectric material. The method provides an interconnect structure free from cracks at the interface between the second structures and the organic dielectric material.06-21-2012
20120156452CONTROLLED FIBER-MATRIX ADHESION IN POLYMER FIBER COMPOSITES - A composite article includes a plurality of fibers at least partially embedded within a matrix. The fibers may be adhered to the matrix at a level of adhesion. The adhesion level between the fibers and the matrix may be varied spatially within the composite article. For example, the adhesion level may vary along a length of one of the fibers. The adhesion level may also vary among the fibers of a given layer. Furthermore, the adhesion level may vary between the layers of the composite article.06-21-2012
20120107585Ceramic Composite Based on Beta-Eucryptite and an Oxide, and Process of Manufacturing Said Composite - A composite having a coefficient of thermal expansion less than 1.3×1005-03-2012
20120251803Antireflection Film and Optical Device - An object of the present invention is to provide an antireflection film and an optical device having excellent antireflection characteristics against a light beam having a wide wavelength range at a wide range of an incident angle, and also having practically sufficient durability. To achieve the above object, the present invention adopts an antireflection film having an optical two-layer structure composed of an intermediate layer provided on a base material and a low refractive index layer provided on a surface of the intermediate layer, wherein the low refractive index layer is a layer obtained by binding hollow silica by a binder, a refractive index n(1) thereof is between 1.15 and 1.24 inclusive, and a refractive index n(2) of the intermediate layer satisfies a relation in the expression (1) below assuming a refractive index of the base material n(sub).10-04-2012
20120231243CERAMIC MATERIAL, LAMINATE, MEMBER FOR USE IN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT, AND SPUTTERING TARGET MEMBER - A ceramic material mainly contains magnesium, aluminum, oxygen, and nitrogen, in which the ceramic material has a magnesium-aluminum oxynitride phase serving as a main phase, wherein XRD peaks of the magnesium-aluminum oxynitride phase measured with CuKα radiation appear at at least 2θ=47 to 50°.09-13-2012
20120164415ARTICLE HAVING LOW-REFLECTION FILM ON SURFACE OF BASE MATERIAL - The present invention relates to an article containing a base material and a low-reflection film formed on a surface of the base material, in which the low-reflection film contains a first layer, a second layer and a third layer in this order from the base material side, and the first layer, the second layer and the third layer have refractive indexes n1, n2 and n3, respectively, which meet the relationship of n1>n3>n2.06-28-2012
20120164414DOUBLE-FACED PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE - Disclosed is a double-faced pressure-sensitive adhesive tape which includes a foam substrate, one pressure-sensitive adhesive layer arranged on or above one side of the substrate, and another pressure-sensitive adhesive layer arranged on or above the other side of the substrate. The adhesive tape has a total thickness of 250 μm or less. The adhesive tape is thin but highly waterproof (sealable against water). The adhesive tape preferably has a tensile strength of 0.5 to 20 MPa for further superior processability.06-28-2012
20120164413Inorganic Particle Composite Body and Method for Producing Inorganic Particle Composite Body - There is provided an inorganic particle composite body comprising a layer of a substrate formed of a plastically deformable solid material and an inorganic particle layer that is composed of inorganic particles that do not plastically deform under a condition under which the solid material plastically deforms, that contains gaps defined by the inorganic particles, and that adjoins the layer of the substrate, wherein part of the solid material is in at least part of the gaps in the inorganic particle layer. This inorganic particle composite body is produced by a method including a preparation step of preparing an inorganic particle structural body comprising a layer of a substrate formed of a plastically deformable solid material and an inorganic particle layer that is composed of inorganic particles that do not plastically deform under a condition under which the solid material plastically deforms, that contains gaps defined by the inorganic particles, and that adjoins the layer of the substrate; and a filling step of plastically deforming at least part of the solid material contained in the inorganic particle structural body, thereby filling at least part of the gaps in the inorganic particle layer with part of the plastically deformed solid material.06-28-2012
20120164412Formation of Photoconductive and Photovoltaic Films - The present application discloses a method and system of depositing a lead selenide film onto another material. The lead selenide film may used in a photoconductive application or a photovoltaic application. Furthermore, the applications may be responsive to infrared radiation at ambient temperature. In one embodiment, a method includes sputtering the lead selenide film, performing a sensitization process, and applying a passivation film. In one exemplary embodiment, a p-n junction is formed by directly adhering a lead selenide film to a silicon substrate.06-28-2012
20120164411CERAMIC WELDS, AND A METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A method of producing a ceramic weld, including identifying a ceramic first surface and a ceramic second surface to be bonded together, maintaining a non-oxidizing atmosphere over the first and second surfaces, and engaging the first and second surfaces to define a joint. An arc is generated between an electrode and the joint to create a liquid phase, and the liquid phase is cooled to yield a solid fusion layer, wherein the first and second surfaces are joined in the fusion layer.06-28-2012
20120164410COATED ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING COATED ARTICLE - An coated article includes a substrate; and a lubricant layer deposited on the substrate; wherein the lubricant layer is a molybdenum sulphur boron nitride layer and comprises molybdenum sulfur boron nitride (MoSBN) having a molybdenum disulfide phase and a boron nitride phase.06-28-2012
20120219775ELECTROMAGNETIC HAZARD PROTECTOR FOR COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A curable flexible electromagnetic hazard resistance laminate, comprising a layer of electrically conductive metal material and thermosetting resin, wherein an external face of the laminate comprises a releasable backing sheet in contact with resin, and the laminate further comprises a substantially non-reshapable sheet of solid material.08-30-2012
20120219773METHOD OF USING MASK FILM TO FORM RELIEF IMAGES - A mask-forming film has a transparent layer between the imageable layer and the carrier sheet, which transparent layer has a refractive index that is lower (by at least 0.04) than that of the carrier sheet or any immediately adjacent layer between it and the carrier sheet. This lower refractive index layer modifies the path of incident radiation during mask image transfer so as to provide steeper shoulder angles in the relief image solid areas. This mask film is used to form a relief image such as in a flexographic printing plate.08-30-2012
20120135210DURABLE ANTIREFLECTIVE FILM - Antireflective films are described having a surface layer comprising a the reaction product of a polymerizable low refractive index composition comprising at least one free-radically polymerizable fluoropolymer and surface modified inorganic nanoparticles. A high refractive index layer is coupled to the low refractive index layer. In one embodiment, the high refractive index layer comprises surface modified inorganic nanoparticles dispersed in a crosslinked organic material. The antireflective film is preferably durable, exhibiting a haze of less than 1.0% after 25 wipes with steel wool using a 3.2 cm mandrel and a mass of 1000 grams.05-31-2012
20120219772SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRECISION TRANSPORT, POSITIONING, AND ASSEMBLING OF LONGITUDINAL NANO-STRUCTURES - A method for assembling multi-component nano-structures that includes dispersing a plurality of nano-structures in a fluid medium, and applying an electric field having an alternating current (AC) component and a direct current (DC) component to the fluid medium containing the plurality of nano-structures. The electric field causes a first nano-structure from the plurality of nano-structures to move to a predetermined position and orientation relative to a second nano-structure of the plurality of nano-structures such that the first and second nano-structures assemble into a multi-component nano-structure.08-30-2012
20120251801PROTECTIVE FILM - A protective film has a soluble polyimide polymer base layer and an exterior layer directly contacting the base layer exterior surface. The base layer is less than 12 microns thick, and is at least 2 meters long. The exterior layer includes at least one of a fluorinated polymer, a dielectric layer, one or more metallic layers, a metalloid layer, or a plurality of dielectric layers where each dielectric layer has a dielectric layer thickness that varies no more than 3%. The exterior layer or the base layer can also include additives, as desired.10-04-2012
20100272971OPTICAL FILM AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A novel optical film is provided that exhibits a wavelength dispersion (a reverse wavelength dispersion) such that the birefringence of the film decreases as the wavelength becomes shorter, at least in the visible light range. The optical film includes a layer formed of a resin (A) having a heteroaromatic group or a molecular structure represented by the following formula (1), (2) or (3):10-28-2010
20090068428REINFORCING FIBER BASE MATERIAL FOR PREFORMS, PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF LAMINATES THEREOF, AND SO ON - The invention provides (1) a reinforcing fiber base material having a weave constituted of both reinforcing fiber filaments arranged in one direction in parallel with each other and auxiliary yarns arranged in another direction, which satisfies the relationship: L=H/cos θ (wherein L is the length of auxiliary yarn covering one reinforcing fiber filament and H is the width of the filament as determined in such a state where the reinforcing fiber filaments are unified only with the auxiliary yarns; and 3°≦θ (in-plane shear strain)≦30°) and wherein 2 g/m03-12-2009
20090061180DICHROIC MIRROR - Dichroïc mirrors, also known as optical filters, having a particular use as a rear view mirror includes a vitreous substrate coated with a stack of interferential layers and with a metallic reflector. The stack of layers includes, successively from the substrate, a layer of high refractive index material in the range of 1.9 to 2.8, a layer of a lower refractive index material in the range of 1.2 to 2.2, and a layer of a semiconductor material having a refractive index of more than 3. The refractive indices of the layers of high refractive index material and lower refractive index material differ by at least 0.2 and the coated substrate has a transmittance at 550 nm of at least 6% and a reflectance at 550 nm greater than 45%.03-05-2009
20090061186Shell for ballistic helmet - A shell for ballistic helmet formed from a plurality of paraaramide fabric layers such as KEVLAR-KM2®, and bonding resin. All fabric layers have areal density less than 200 g/m03-05-2009
20090061184Processes for Applying a Conversion Coating with Conductive Additive(S) and the Resultant Coated Articles - A process for coating an article includes the steps of contacting an article with a first solution to produce a coated article, the first solution includes a solvent and at least one non-conductive material comprising at least one oxide of a metal; contacting with a second solution the coated article having at least one surface with a non-conductive material layer, the second solution includes a solvent and at least one conductive material comprising at least one of the foregoing: graphite, metals, conductive ceramics, semi-conductive ceramics, intermetallic compounds, and mixtures thereof; and drying the coated article having at least one surface with a non-conductive material layer having the at least one conductive material in contact with at least one surface of the non-conductive material layer and the at least one surface of the article.03-05-2009
20090061182COMPOSITE SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF - A plastic substrate includes resin and glass fibers. In an end surface of the substrate, interfaces between the glass fibers and the resin are covered with a solidified melt of the glass fibers.03-05-2009
20090061183Substrate with Hard Coat Film and Coating Solution for Forming Hard Coat Film - The present invention provides modified zirconia fine particles which are stable in an acidic region as well as in an alkaline region, and which may be readily adjusted in refractive index in a predetermined range. The present invention further provides a substrate with a hard coat film excellent in adhesiveness with the substrate, abrasion resistance, scratch strength, pencil hardness and the like without interference fringes and a coating solution which may form the hard coat film.03-05-2009
20100291364BILAYER ANTI-REFLECTIVE FILMS CONTAINING NANOPARTICLES IN BOTH LAYERS - The present invention relates to nanoparticles-containing stratified compositions for low refractive index compositions of utility as anti-reflective coatings for optical display substrates. The compositions comprise a high index refractive stratum and a low refractive index stratum on top of the high index stratum, and containing different nanoparticles in each stratum.11-18-2010
20120219774TRANSPARENT FILM - The present invention is intended to provide a transparent film with superior transparency and a heat-resistant, reduced retardation, for being suitable for application of liquid-crystal displays. This transparent film comprises a glass fiber substrate and a transparent resin impregnated to the substrate. This transparent film satisfies a relation of 0.001≦n2−n1≦0.007 in terms of a refractive index difference n2−n1 between the glass fiber (refractive index n1) and the transparent resin (refractive index n2). This transparent resin has a peak wavelength in a range of 600 nm to 780 nm in terms of the maximum light transmission.08-30-2012
20120263929REFRACTORY OBJECT INCLUDING BETA ALUMINA AND PROCESSES OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME - A refractory object can include a beta alumina. In an embodiment, the refractory object is capable of being used in a glass fusion process. In another embodiment, the refractory object can have a total Al10-18-2012
20120263928Three-Dimensional Shaped Textile Element and Method for the Manufacture of Said Element - For the production of spatial textile articles (10-18-2012
20120258295MULTILAYER COMPONENT FOR THE ENCAPSULATION OF A SENSITIVE ELEMENT - This multilayer component (10-11-2012
20120258296OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE, METHOD FOR PRODUCING OPTICAL FILM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLARIZING PLATE, IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM - An optical film formed of a cellulose acylate and having a first region and a second region that differ from each other in the birefringence, wherein the angle between the slow axis of the first region and the slow axis of the second region is at least 45 degrees can be produced at a low cost and used for 3D stereoscopic image display.10-11-2012
20120258294MULTILAYER COMPONENT FOR THE ENCAPSULATION OF A SENSITIVE ELEMENT - This multilayer component (10-11-2012
20120231242MICROPOROUS MATERIAL - Microporous materials that include thermoplastic organic polyolefin polymer (e.g., ultrahigh molecular weight polyolefin, such as polyethylene), particulate filler (e.g., precipitated silica), and a network of interconnecting pores, are described. The microporous materials of the present invention possess controlled volatile material transfer properties. The microporous materials can have a density of at least 0.8 g/cm09-13-2012
20110123787METHOD FOR PRODUCING GLASS FILM, METHOD FOR TREATING GLASS FILM AND GLASS FILM LAMINATE - A method of producing a glass film comprises a first step of forming an inorganic thin film on a surface of a supporting glass so that a surface of the inorganic thin film after being formed has a surface roughness Ra of 2.0 nm or less after film formation, a second step of forming a glass film laminate by laminating a glass film having a surface roughness Ra of 2.0 nm or less on the surface of the inorganic thin film in a state of being in contact with each other, a third step of carrying out treatment involving heating with respect to the glass film laminate, and a fourth step of peeling off the glass film from the supporting glass after the treatment involving heating.05-26-2011
20120231244Flat Composite Component, in Particular a Vehicle Body Part - A flat composite component, in particular a vehicle body part, comprising a material composite having an outer layer, a barrier layer adjoining the outer layer and a carrier structure on which the barrier layer is arranged and which comprises a core which has a first cover layer on the side facing the barrier layer and a second cover layer on the side facing away from the barrier layer. According to the invention, the barrier layer and the carrier structure have thermal expansion coefficients which are selected such that a deformation of the material composite in the case of a temperature change at least largely stops in a range between −50° C. and +80° C.09-13-2012
20100040849Absorbing anti-reflection coatings for lenses - A method is provided for the reduction of image noise due to multiple reflections from lens surfaces which incorporates weak absorption into the antireflection coatings of the lens surfaces. Even though weak absorption in the coatings may slightly decrease the transmittance, these special coatings with tailored absorption will increase image contrast and signal to noise ratios. Such coatings may also be designed to reduce image noise from surface scattering as from dust or scratches on the front surface of a lens. Tailored absorption coatings may also be used to reduce back reflection from lens systems02-18-2010
20120263930THERMOCHROMIC SUBSTRATE AND PAIR-GLASS WITH THERMOCHROMIC THIN FILM - A thermochromic substrate and a pair-glass with a thermochromic thin film, which increases the efficiency with which solar energy is transmitted and blocked. The thermochromic substrate includes a base substrate, a thermochromic thin film coating the base substrate, and a high-refractivity thin film coating the thermochromic thin film. The high-refractivity thin film shifts the reference wavelength in the infrared range, at which the variance in the transmittance due to the phase transition does not exceed 0, to a shorter wavelength. The efficiency with which solar energy is transmitted and blocked is increased, thereby decreasing the load of cooling and heating a building.10-18-2012
20110039081COMPOSITION FOR TRANSPARENT FILM FORMATION AND LAYERED TRANSPARENT FILM - A transparent-film-forming composition contains at least one microparticle-form inorganic substance having a refractive index of 1.80 or higher and lower than 3.00 (ingredient A), at least one microparticle-form inorganic substance having a refractive index of 1.55 or higher and lower than 1.80 (ingredient B), and a binder having a refractive index lower than that of the ingredient B, and preferably, a dispersion stabilizer, and being capable of forming, on a surface of a transparent substrate, a transparent film having excellent transparency and free from interference-related disturbance. A transparent-film-layered product has a transparent substrate and, on a surface of the substrate, a transparent film formed from the composition, which layered product exhibits a difference in refractive index between the transparent substrate and the transparent film of 0.03 or smaller and excellent transparency, and providing minimized interference-related disturbance.02-17-2011
20120270020POLYMER-BASED OPTICALLY VARIABLE DEVICES - A polymer-based optically-variable device for security applications has a high degree of color uniformity over the device area. The uniformity of thickness of the structure used in such devices is optimized by controlling previously neglected process parameters such as the temperature distribution of the deposition nozzle, the substrate and the deposition drum, their emissivities, the micro-roughness of the substrate, and the rate of monomer re-evaporation. Re-evaporation is minimized by initiating radiation-curing within two seconds of monomer deposition. The equipment is carefully monitored to eliminate all sources of emissivity non-homogeneities, such as surface blemishes in the surface areas exposed to the substrate. Substrates with haziness less than 5% and gloss greater than 90% are preferred. As a result, a maximum thickness variation of less than 5% over the transmissive layer of the optically variable device is found to ensure that no appreciable color-shift variation is visible to the naked eye.10-25-2012
20120276350REFLECTION REDUCING FILM, OPTICAL MEMBER AND OPTICAL SYSTEM - A reflection reducing film is provided on a surface of an optical substrate, and is sequentially provided with a buffer layer and a reflection reducing layer. The reflection reducing layer includes first to eighth layers sequentially laminated from the side of the buffer layer. The first and sixth layers are made of a low-refractive index material having a refractive index in the range of 1.35 to 1.50 at the d-line, the third, fifth and seventh layers are made of an intermediate-refractive index material having a refractive index in the range of 1.55 to 1.85 at the d-line, and the second, fourth and eighth layers are made of a high-refractive index material having a refractive index in the range of 1.70 to 2.50 at the d-line.11-01-2012
20120328857PRINTED WIRING BOARD AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING PRINTED WIRING BOARD - A method for manufacturing a printed wiring board includes laminating a first core substrate and a second core substrate, forming a first upper buildup layer on a surface of the first core substrate, forming a second upper buildup layer on a surface of the second core substrate, separating the first core substrate and the second core substrate from each other, laminating the first upper buildup layer formed on the first core substrate and the second upper buildup layer formed on the second core substrate, forming a first lower buildup layer on the opposite surface of the first core substrate, forming a second lower buildup layer on the opposite surface of the second core substrate, and separating the first upper buildup layer and the second upper buildup layer.12-27-2012
20120100355SOLID STATE DRAWING LAMINATED POLYMER BILLETS - Solid state draw a laminated polymer billet containing two or more polymer compositions laminated to one another to prepare an oriented polymer composition.04-26-2012
20120100354NOVEL INTERMEDIATE MATERIAL INTENDED TO LIMIT THE MICROCRACKING OF COMPOSITE PARTS - The invention relates to an intermediate product intended for the production of a composite part in combination with a resin matrix, formed by at least two unidirectional sets of reinforcing yarns, the yams of each set extending in a different direction, whereby the sets are interlinked by means of stitching or knitting using at least one stitching or knitting yarn. The invention is characterized in that the stitching or knitting yarn has a yarn count of less than or equal to 30 dTex, preferably less than or equal to 25 dTex, in accordance with standard EN ISO 2060.04-26-2012
20120100353HIGH-SHIELDING REFLECTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Provided is a high-shielding reflective film, and its manufacturing method. This film is fabricated from an optical reflective film and a polarizer. The optical reflective film and the polarizer are combined by a means of a specific scheme. The optical reflective film is formed by stacking multiple layers of dielectric optical interference films with different materials. The optical reflective film particularly applies a principle of optical interference to reflect the most of the incident light, and allow some transmission. The polarizer is to absorb half of the incident light, and allow the other half to pass through. Since the characteristics of reflection between the reflective film and the polarizer are different, the reflectance difference therefor may increase. By which, the high-shielding reflective film achieves a one-way mirror with anti-peep effect since it substantially increases the reflectance difference among the incident lights from the various directions.04-26-2012
20100203303Laminated Sheet - A laminated sheet (08-12-2010
20100203302COMPOSITE ELEMENT - A composite element permanent connects two plastics elements. The composite element comprises a sheet with at least one adhesive mass that is initially non-adherent, and is permanently adherent after an activation process.08-12-2010
20100167031SUBSTRATE STRUCTURES APPLIED IN FLEXIBLE ELECTRICAL DEVICES AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - A substrate structure applied in flexible electrical devices is provided. The substrate structure includes a carrier, a first material layer overlying the carrier with a first area, a second material layer overlying the first material layer and the carrier with a second area, and a flexible substrate overlying the second material layer, the first material layer and the carrier with a third area, wherein the second area is larger than or equal to the first area, the third area is larger than the second area, and the flexible substrate has a greater adhesion force than that of the first material layer to the carrier. The invention also provides a method for fabricating the substrate structure.07-01-2010
20100167032FRONT ELECTRODE FOR PDP - A PDP front electrode of this invention comprises a black layer which includes glass with a softening point not greater than 400° C.; and a white layer which includes glass with a softening point not greater than 500° C., and which is formed on the black layer.07-01-2010
20100167029Lyocell Web Product - A web comprising a layer of airlaid pulp or synthetic material overlaying and fastened to at least one layer of regenerated cellulose fiber. The airlaid fluff or synthetic material can be sandwiched between two regenerated cellulose fiber layers. The regenerated cellulose can be viscose or lyocell.07-01-2010
20100167030ADHESIVE TAPE AND ADHESIVE TAPE ROLL - The invention provides an adhesive tape comprising a tape-like support base and a tape-like adhesive layer, wherein the adhesive layer is formed on the main side of the support base and the width of the support base is longer than the width of the adhesive layer. According to the invention, seepage of adhesive components in the adhesive layer of the adhesive tape in the widthwise direction from the sides of the support base can be reduced compared to the prior art.07-01-2010
20130017379PROPYLENE BASED RESIN COMPOSITION AND USE THEREOF - Means for Solving the Problems01-17-2013
20130022798LOW REFLECTION GLASS AND PROTECTIVE PLATE FOR DISPLAY - Provided is a low reflection glass excellent in the abrasion resistance, the weather resistance, and the productivity. A low reflection glass includes a glass substrate and an antireflection film formed on the surface of the glass substrate. The antireflection film includes an interlayer and an outermost layer. The outermost layer contains Si atoms, C atoms and O atoms, and the content of C atoms is from 0.5 to 3 mol. % based on 100 mol. % of the total amount of Si, C and O atoms. The interlayer is a high refractive index layer or a light absorbing layer. Also provides is a protective plate for a display including a support substrate including the low reflection glass and a conductive film provided on a side where no antireflection film is formed of the support substrate.01-24-2013
20130171435Plastic Glazing and Method of Preparing the Same - A plastic glazing includes a base layer; and a coating layer formed on one surface of the base layer, wherein the base layer includes polycarbonate including a biphenyl group. The biphenyl group is present in an amount of about 10 mol % to about 50 mol % based on the total amount of polycarbonate.07-04-2013
20130177750Fiber-Reinforced Impact Resistant Laminated Panel - An impact resistant laminated panel and a method for making the same is provided. The panel includes in stacked order: a first side overlay layer, a decorative layer, a first side fiber-reinforced layer, a core layer, a second side fiber-reinforced layer, and a base layer. The decorative layer has at least one appearance sheet and at least one flattening sheet. The flattening sheet is disposed between the appearance sheet and the first side fiber-reinforced layer. The decorative layer has a sufficient mass to prevent the formation of surface flatness and/or appearance variations in the outer surface of the first side overlay layer, which variations are attributable to the first side fiber-reinforced sheet.07-11-2013
20090061181Pressure sensitive adhesive cloth tape - The present invention relates to a pressure sensitive adhesive cloth tape for masking, packaging, mending and such and, more particularly, to a thin, flexible pressure sensitive adhesive cloth tape capable of being easily torn off by hand and of sticking to irregular parts and stepped parts. The present invention provides a pressure sensitive adhesive cloth tape including a backing at least one of the surfaces of which is coated with a pressure sensitive adhesive layer. The backing is a tape of a woven fabric of polyester filament yarns, and each of both the surfaces of the backing is coated with a polyethylene resin layer having a basis weight between 15 and 30 g/m03-05-2009
20120251802THERMALLY IMAGEABLE DIELECTRIC LAYERS, THERMAL TRANSFER DONORS AND RECEIVERS - The invention is related to thermal imageable dielectric layers and thermal transfer donors and receivers comprising dielectric layers. The thermal transfer donors are useful in making electronic devices by thermal transfer of dielectric layers having excellent resistivity, good transfer properties and good adhesion to a variety of receivers.10-04-2012
20110268939OPTICAL FILM COMPRISING BIREFRINGENT NAPHTHALATE COPOLYESTER HAVING BRANCHED OR CYCLIC C4-C10 ALKYL UNITS - The present invention relates to multilayer optical films and birefringent copolyester films. The birefringent copolyester optical layer or birefringent copolyester film comprises a major amount of naphthalate units, ethylene units, and a minor amount of branched or cyclic C4 to C10 alkyl units. Also described are certain copolyester polymeric materials further comprising subunits of a phthalate ionomer such as dimethyl sulfosodium isophthtalate ionomer.11-03-2011
20130095306LIQUID CHEMICAL DEPOSTION APPARATUS AND PROCESS AND PRODUCTS THEREFROM - A method, apparatus and material produced thereby in an amorphous or crystalline form having multiple elements with a uniform molecular distribution of elements at the molecular level.04-18-2013
20130101816MULTILAYER OPTICAL FILM - Multilayer optical film that can be used as a reflective polarizer or mirror is disclosed. The multilayer optical film comprises alternating optical layers of polyesters such as PET and PEN, copolymerized with 4,4′-biphenyl dicarboxylate. The multilayer optical film exhibits a high ratio of in-plane to out-of-plane birefringence.04-25-2013
20130101817TISSUE PAPER AND METHOD OF PRODUCING TISSUE PAPER - Provided is tissue paper which has softness, smoothness, and moistness either equaling or surpassing those of the existing moisturizing tissue paper and which is also less sticky and is not easily torn in use. The two-ply chemicals applied tissue paper has a configuration in which the amount of the chemicals applied on both side surfaces is 2.0 to 5.5 g/m04-25-2013
20130115434Manufacturing Method of Photonic Crystal - A manufacturing method of a photonic crystal is provided. In the method, a high-refractive-index material is conformally deposited on an exposed portion of a periodic template composed of a low-refractive-index material by an atomic layer deposition process so that a difference in refractive indices or dielectric constants between the template and adjacent air becomes greater, which makes it possible to form a three-dimensional photonic crystal having a superior photonic bandgap. Herein, the three-dimensional structure may be prepared by a layer-by-layer method.05-09-2013
20130129997THERMOSHRINKABLE FILMS - An oriented monolayer or multilayer film, wherein the monolayer film comprises a copolymer (A1) of propylene with hexene-1 containing from 4 to 10% by weight of hexene-1 and having MFR from 0.5 to 10 g/10 min., and the multilayer film comprises at least 30% by weight of said copolymer (A1), both the monolayer and the multilayer film being obtainable with a process comprising a drawing step wherein the film is drawn with a draw ratio of at least 3, in at least one direction.05-23-2013
20090061185NONWOVEN FABRIC LAMINATE, MOISTURE-PERMEABLE NONWOVEN FABRIC LAMINATED SHEET USING NONWOVEN FABRIC LAMINATE, AND SANITARY PRODUCTS USING THEM - There is provided by the present invention a nonwoven fabric laminate which comprises a first spunbonded nonwoven fabric comprising a propylene-based polymer (first SB nonwoven fabric), a melt blown nonwoven fabric comprising a propylene-based polymer and laminated on the first spunbonded nonwoven fabric, and a second spunbonded nonwoven fabric (second SB nonwoven fabric) comprising a propylene-based polymer and laminated on the melt blown nonwoven fabric, and which has overall basis weight of not more than 30 g/m03-05-2009
20090081430Transparent Adhesive Tape - A construction is presented for a unilaterally bondable, high-transparency, substantially two-dimensional element (2D element) having a support and an adhesive, which is used as a shatterproofing device for brittle 2D bodies.03-26-2009
20110217526Microporous Composite Sheet Material - A moisture vapor permeable, water impermeable composite sheet material is provided which is suitable for use as a housewrap material, and is also useful for other applications such as tarpaulins, or as covers for automobile, boats, patio furniture or the like. The composite sheet material includes a nonwoven substrate and an extrusion-coated polyolefin film layer overlying one surface of the substrate. The nonwoven substrate is comprised of polymeric fibers randomly disposed and bonded to one another to form a high tenacity nonwoven web. The nonwoven substrate has a grab tensile strength of at least 178 Newtons (40 pounds) in at least one of the machine direction (MD) or the cross-machine direction (CD). The extrusion coated polyolefin film layer is intimately bonded to the nonwoven substrate. The film layer has micropores formed therein to impart to the composite sheet material a moisture vapor transmission rate (MVTR) of at least 35 g/m09-08-2011
20110212312Coated article with sputter-deposited transparent conductive coating capable of surviving harsh environments, and method of making the same - Certain example embodiments relate to sputter-deposited transparent conductive coatings (TCCs) that are capable of surviving the harsh environments of ovens so that they can be included, for example, in oven door applications. In certain example embodiments, zirconium oxide (e.g., ZrO09-01-2011
20080199668Veil with a PVOH fibre binding agent - The process according to the invention comprises: 08-21-2008
20080199667MAGNETIC FIELD CONTROLLED ACTIVE REFLECTOR AND MAGNETIC DISPLAY PANEL COMPRISING THE ACTIVE REFLECTOR - Provided is an active reflector that transmits or reflects light by being controlled by a magnetic field and a magnetic display panel that employs the active reflector. The active reflector includes a magnetic material layer in which magnetic particles are buried in a transparent insulating medium, and the magnetic material layer has an optical incident surface having an array of hybrid curved surfaces which include a central surface having a convex parabolic shape and an axis of symmetry and a peripheral surface having a focal point on the axis of symmetry of the central surface and a concave parabolic shape extending from the central surface.08-21-2008
20110223399GLASS CERAMIC COMPOSITION AND GLASS CERAMIC SUBSTRATE - Provided is a glass ceramic composition which can be fired at a temperature of 1000° C. or lower, and a sintered body of which has a low relative permittivity and a high Q value, stable temperature characteristic and high reliability, and is excellent in plating solution resistance. The glass ceramic composition provides a low dielectric constant layer for inclusion in a laminate glass ceramic substrate in a ceramic multilayer module. It includes a first ceramic having forsterite as the main constituent, a second ceramic having at least one of SrTiO09-15-2011
20110229701Multilayer Active Oxygen Barrier Film Comprising a Plurality of Microlayers - A multilayer active oxygen barrier film includes at least one bulk layer and a microlayer section including a plurality of microlayers, at least one of which includes an active oxygen barrier. The microlayer section can comprise at least one microlayer comprising an active oxygen barrier, and at least one microlayer comprising a passive oxygen barrier. A method of making a multilayer active oxygen barrier film is also disclosed, in which a bulk layer is extruded, a plurality of microlayers is coextruded to form a microlayer section; and said bulk layer and said microlayer section are merged to form a multilayer film and wherein the plurality of microlayers includes an active oxygen barrier.09-22-2011
20110236655MULTILAYER COATING FILM STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR FORMING MULTILAYER COATING FILM - A double-structure coated object includes an outer plate portion configured to produce a target color by stacking a coating film of a first paint and a coating film of a second paint, and an inner plate portion on which a coating film of the second paint is formed. When the coating film is formed on the inner plate portion, and then the first paint and the second paint are sequentially applied to the outer plate portion, paint dust on the inner plate portion is prevented from causing viewers to feel something different about color. To achieve this, the ratio (1BC)/(1BC+2BC) of the spectral reflectance (1BC) of the color of the coating film made of the first paint to the spectral reflectance (1BC+2BC) of the target color is configured to fall within a predetermined range.09-29-2011
20130149512Natural Nonwoven Materials - There is described a nonwoven material comprising a multilayered stack, the multilayered stack comprising discrete interconnected layers, each of the layers, which may be the same or different, comprising a composite fibre of from about 80 to 100% w/w leaf or stem fibre and from about 1 to 20% w/w of a polymer, wherein the polymer is fusible at a temperature of about 180° C. or less. There is also described a novel method of enzyme degumming leaf and/or stem fibres.06-13-2013
20130149513BARRIER FILM FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A barrier film for an electronic device includes: a resin film; an adsorption layer disposed on a side of the resin film and including an inorganic material, which is electrostatically chargeable with a positive charge or a negative charge and having higher hydrophilicity than a surface of the resin film; and a stacked layer disposed on a side of the adsorption layer and including a plate-shaped particle layer including an inorganic plate-shaped particle, which is electrostatically chargeable with a positive charge or a negative charge, and a binder layer including a binder particle, which is electrostatically chargeable with a positive charge or a negative charge, where the plate-shaped particle layer and binder layer are alternately stacked.06-13-2013
20110274899MULTILAYER FILM - Disclosed is a multilayer film which uses a lactic acid polymer as a main raw material and is suppressed in generation of an annoying odor. Specifically disclosed is a multilayer film which comprises at least three layers including a surface layer and an intermediate layer containing a lactic acid polymer (B) and a plasticizer (C). The multilayer film is characterized in that the detected amount of lactic acid oligomer components is controlled to 50 ng/cm11-10-2011
20130157022TRANSPARENT PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - There are provided a transparent panel and a method of manufacturing the same. The transparent panel includes a transparent substrate; and a transparent electrode layer formed on the transparent substrate, wherein the transparent electrode layer includes a first area having non-electrical conductivity and a second area having electrical conductivity, and the first area includes a graphene oxide, and the second area includes a reduced graphene oxide. Accordingly, a sensing electrode may be formed without a step to thereby minimize a pattern exposure phenomenon, and the manufacturing process may be simplified.06-20-2013
20130183502DUAL-LAYER LASER-IMAGEABLE FLEXOGRAPHIC PRINTING PRECURSORS - A flexographic printing precursor can be imaged and used for flexographic printing. This precursor has at least two laser-engraveable layers, in which the underlying non-printing laser-engraveable layer is more sensitive than the outermost non-metallic printing laser-engraveable layer. The non-printing layer-engraveable layer comprises (1) a first elastomer, (2) a polymer that is nitrocellulose, a polymer comprising a triazene group, a glycidyl azide polymer, or a poly(vinyl nitrate), and (3) a first near-infrared radiation absorber. The outermost non-metallic printing laser-engraveable layer comprises a second elastomer and a second infrared radiation absorber.07-18-2013
20130183503CERAMIC MEMBER - Provided is a ceramic member in which the difference in thermal expansion coefficient between an insulating ceramic material and an electrically conductive ceramic material is extremely small and therefore any mismatch caused in association with this difference in thermal expansion coefficient does not occur, and which does not undergo any failure such as breakage, cracking, detachment or destruction. The ceramic member (07-18-2013
20130122268HIGH BARRIER, HEAT-SEALABLE ROLL OR POUCH STOCK - A heat-sealable roll or pouch stock laminated barrier material is disclosed and comprises: a compostable first layer; a compostable, heat-sealable second layer; and a metallized compostable film disposed between the first and second layers. The first layer can be selected from: (i) compostable film; and (ii) a coating layer and a paper layer, the paper layer being disposed between the coating layer and the metallized compostable film. The first layer can be secured to the metallized compostable film with an adherent selected from adhesive and extrudate. The second layer can be selected from a hermetically-sealable film and an extrudate. When present, the hermetically-sealable film is secured to the metallized compostable film with an adherent selected from adhesive and extrudate.05-16-2013
20110311791SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRECISION TRANSPORT, POSITIONING, AND ASSEMBLING OF LONGITUDINAL NANO-STRUCTURES - A method for assembling multi-component nano-structures that includes dispersing a plurality of nano-structures in a fluid medium, and applying an electric field having an alternating current (AC) component and a direct current (DC) component to the fluid medium containing the plurality of nano-structures. The electric field causes a first nano-structure from the plurality of nano-structures to move to a predetermined position and orientation relative to a second nano-structure of the plurality of nano-structures such that the first and second nano-structures assemble into a multi-component nano-structure.12-22-2011
20130189505MOUNTING MAT AND EXHAUST GAS TREATMENT DEVICE - A mounting mat for an exhaust gas treatment device includes a mounting mat of inorganic fibers having a first major surface and a second major surface opposite the first major surface, wherein the first major surface has an elongation different from that of the second major surface. An exhaust gas treatment device including the mounting mat and methods for making the mounting mat and the exhaust gas treatment device are also provided.07-25-2013
20110318554HYPERBRANCHED POLYMER CONTAINING THIOESTER GROUPS - There is provided a polymer having a high refractive index without forming a complex with inorganic fine particles, being excellent in the solubility in an organic solvent and the coating properties during film formation, and having a high transparency, and further being capable of dispersing optically homogeneously a functional dye such as a nonlinear dye in a high concentration. A hyperbranched polymer containing a thioester group of Formula (1) below [where R12-29-2011
20120015163SUPPORT STRUCTURES FOR VARIOUS APPARATUSES INCLUDING OPTO-ELECTRICAL APPARATUSES - Present embodiments generally relate to support structures for thin film components and methods for fabricating the support structures. In one embodiment, an apparatus comprises a device structure including portions of an electronic device; a support structure coupled to the device structure; wherein the support structure supplements features of the device structure and the support structure includes: a metal component coupled to the device structure; and a non-metal component coupled to the metal component. The support component can supplement structural and mechanical integrity of the device structure and functional operations of the device structure. In one embodiment, the metal component includes at least one layer of metal material and the non-metal component includes at least one layer of non metal material (e.g., polymeric material, etc.). The metal component can have greater stiffness characteristics with respect to the device structure and the non-metal component can have greater flexibility characteristics with respect to the metal layer component. The support structure can be configured to reflect light towards the device structure. The support structure can also be configured to conduct electricity from the device structure.01-19-2012
20120021195OPTICAL MEMBER AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAME - An optical member produced from a ceramic in which transparency in each wavelength region can be selectively improved, and a process for producing the optical member. The optical member is obtained by bringing a treatment gas comprising a fluorine atom into contact with an optical material comprising a specific ceramic under conditions according to the specific ceramic to thereby from a fluorinated film capable of improving the transmittance of light having wavelengths in a specific region, on at least some of the surface of the optical material.01-26-2012
20120028010FLANGELESS INSULATION PRODUCT FOR COMPRESSION FITTING INTO INSULATION CAVITIES - An insulation batt is provided. The insulation batt includes an elongated blanket of fibrous insulation material adapted to be positioned entirely within a wall cavity. The elongated blanket has a face portion and edges defining a blanket width that is within the range of from about 102 percent to about 107 percent of the known nominal width of the wall cavity. A facing material is attached to the face portion of the elongated blanket of fibrous insulation material. The insulation batt has a stiffness characterized by an angle measurement that measures the amount of deflection of the insulation products as the insulation batts are draped over a support located perpendicular to the longitudinal center axis of the insulation product. The stiffness measurement is within the range from about 15 degrees to about 35 degrees. The width of the facing material and the width of the blanket are approximately the same.02-02-2012
20120028009SUBSTRATE PROVIDED WITH A MULTILAYER COATING HAVING THERMAL PROPERTIES, WHICH INCLUDES HIGH-REFRACTIVE-INDEX LAYERS - A transparent glass substrate including on a main face a thin-film multilayer coating including a metallic functional layer having reflection properties in the infrared and/or in solar radiation, for example based on silver or a metal alloy containing silver, and two antireflection films. The films each include at least two dielectric layers, the functional layer being placed between the two antireflection films. Each antireflection film includes at least one high-refractive-index dielectric layer located in contact with or close to the functional layer.02-02-2012
20120028008ARTIFICIAL LEATHER, ENTANGLED WEB OF FILAMENTS, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THESE - An artificial leather including a base layer and a surface layer which is formed on one of surfaces of the base layer. The base layer includes bundles of microfine filaments and an elastic polymer. The surface layer includes the microfine filaments or includes the microfine filaments and the elastic polymer. The surface layer satisfies the relationship of X/Y≧1.5 wherein X is the number of cut ends of the microfine filaments which exist in a region from a surface to a 20 μm depth in a cross section of the artificial leather, Y is the number of cut ends of the microfine filaments which exist in a region from a surface to a 20 μm depth in a cross section perpendicular to the cross section for determining X, and X>Y. The artificial leather having such surface layer exhibits a sufficient gloss without coating a pigment such as metallic powder.02-02-2012
20120028007ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE CONCENTRATOR AND ABSORBER - An electromagnetic black hole may be fabricated as concentric shells having a permittivity whose variation is at least as great as an inverse square dependence on the radius of the structure. Such a structure concentrates electromagnetic energy incident thereon over a broad range of angles to an operational region near the center of curvature of the structure. Devices or materials may be placed in the operational region so as to convert the electromagnetic energy to electrical signals or to heat. Applications included solar energy harvesting and heat signature detectors.02-02-2012
20120028006POLYPROPYLENE RESIN MOLDED ARTICLE - The present invention provides a polypropylene-based resin molded article having an excellent balance of rigidity, heat resistance, and impact resistance, and, in particular, having high impact strength; a method for producing the polypropylene-based resin molded article; and a method for improving the impact resistance of a polypropylene-based resin molded article.02-02-2012
20120028005Optical Article Including an Antireflecting Coating Having Antifog Properties and Process for Making Same - An optical article comprising a substrate and on at least one face of the substrate a multilayered antireflecting coating functioning in an interferential manner having antifog properties, said antireflecting coating including a last layer with a refractive index n≦1.55 and a physical thickness of 120 nm or less directly deposited on a high refractive index layer (HI layer) having a refractive index n>1.55, and a thickness of less than 500 nm.02-02-2012
20130196129ANISOTROPIC CONDUCTIVE FILM AND APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - An anisotropic conductive film includes a first insulating adhesive layer, a conductive adhesive layer, and a second insulating adhesive layer which are sequentially stacked on a base film, wherein an adhesive strength ratio of the second insulating adhesive layer to the first insulating adhesive layer is about 1.1 to about 20.08-01-2013
20120295085POLYMIDE RESIN COMPOSITION, ADHESIVE AGENT AND LAMINATE EACH COMPRISING SAME, AND DEVICE - Provided are a polyimide resin composition containing a polyimide obtained by the condensation of: a diamine component containing an aromatic diamine (A) represented by the general formula (1-1) or the like, a silicone diamine (B) represented by the general formula (2) and an aliphatic diamine (C) represented by the general formula (3); and an acid anhydride component containing a specific aromatic tetracarboxylic dianhydride (D); and a laminate and a device using the polyimide resin composition.11-22-2012
20130202863INTERLAYER FOR LAMINATED GLASS AND LAMINATED GLASS - The present invention aims to provide an intermediate film for laminated glass which, in the case of being used for constituting a laminated glass, enables to improve the sound-insulating property of a laminated glass to be obtained; and a laminated glass. The intermediate film 08-08-2013
20120301689METHOD OF MAKING A MOLDED ARTICLE FROM TWO OR MORE DIFFERENT FORMABLE MATERIALS IN A SINGLE HEATING CYCLE - A composition for forming a molded article comprises a first formable material capable of flowing when heated to a first molding temperature, a second formable material capable of flowing when heated to a second molding temperature, and an additive mixed with the second formable material. The additive is provided in an amount determined by: (a) calculating a molding time for the first formable material to reach the first molding temperature; (b) calculating a required power factor for the second formable material that will allow the second formable material to reach the second molding temperature in the molding time of the first formable material; and (c) calculating the amount of the additive to be mixed with the second formable material to obtain the required power factor. A method of forming the composition is also disclosed.11-29-2012
20120094094Interlayer Hot Compaction - A process for the production of a polymeric article comprises the steps of: (a) forming a ply having successive layers, namely (ii) a first layer made up of strands of an oriented polymeric material; (ii) a second layer of a polymeric material; (iii) a third layer made up of strands of an oriented polymeric material, wherein the second layer has a lower peak melting temperature than that of the first and third layers; (b) subjecting the ply to conditions of time, temperature and pressure sufficient to melt a proportion of the first layer, to melt the second layer entirely, and to melt a proportion of the third layer; and to compact the ply; and (c) cooling the compacted ply. The resultant articles have good mechanical properties yet may be made at lower compaction temperatures than articles not employing the second layer, leading to a more controllable manufacturing process.04-19-2012
20120094093PARTICLE BOARD WITH MIDDLE LAYER OF DEFIBRATED WOOD PARTICLES - The invention relates to a wood particle board (04-19-2012
20130209761AUTOMOTIVE PAINT SYSTEM FOR BRIGHT AND VIBRANT COLORS - A painted substrate forms at least a portion of an exterior body panel of a vehicle. A pre-treatment layer, and electrocoat layer, and a primer layer overlie the substrate. A colored, opaque basecoat layer overlies the primer layer and is comprised of polymeric resin and a first coloring agent. The basecoat layer is formulated to provide near ultraviolet light blocking. A colored, opaque topcoat layer overlies the basecoat layer and is comprised of polymeric resin and a second coloring agent having substantially the same color as the first coloring agent. The topcoat layer is formulated to provide a glossy appearance, chemical resistance, and scratch resistance. The topcoat layer is also formulated to provide ultraviolet blocking and paint-chip resistance greater than the ultraviolet blocking and paint-chip resistance of the basecoat layer.08-15-2013
20130209762GLASS-CERAMIC WHICH IS AT LEAST PARTLY PROVIDED WITH A HARD MATERIAL LAYER - Glass-ceramic is provided that is at least partly provided with a hard material layer to protect against external mechanical influences. The hard material layer contains at least two phases, which are present side by side and are mixed with one another. The at least two phases include at least one nanocrystalline phase and one amorphous phase. The hard material layer has a hardness of at least 26 GPa and a layer thickness of at least 0.5 μm. The hard material layer is chemically resistant in the temperature range from 200° C. to 1000° C. The coefficient of thermal expansion (α) of the glass-ceramic does not differ by more than +/−20% from the coefficient of thermal expansion (α) of the hard material layer.08-15-2013
20130209763LAMINATED NON-WOVEN FABRIC, AND MANUFACTURED ARTICLE USING THE SAME - A laminated non-woven fabric and a manufactured article using the laminated non-woven fabric are provided. The laminated non-woven fabric is formed by clamping a fibrous layer B between two of fibrous layer A, wherein the fibrous layer B is obtained by using a fiber melting or softening at 120° C. or less, and fibrous layer A includes a fiber neither melting nor softening at 120° C. or less, in which the fibrous layer A and the fibrous layer B are integrated through point thermal compression bonding, and interlayer peeling strength between the fibrous layer A and the fibrous layer B ranges from 0.3 Newton (N)/25 millimeters (mm) to 4.0 N/25 mm.08-15-2013

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