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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
428318400 With nonvoid component of specified composition 147
428315500 Voids specified as micro 113
428312200 Inorganic matrix in void-containing component 82
428317100 With component specified as adhesive or bonding agent 72
428316600 Plural void-containing components 52
428313300 Preformed hollow element-containing 51
428306600 Void-containing component partially impregnated with adjacent component 41
428314400 Voids specified as closed 30
428317900 Void-containing component contains also a solid fiber or solid particle 27
428305500 With chemically effective material or specified gas other than air, N, or carbon dioxide in void-containing component 24
428311110 Void-containing component has a continuous matrix of fibers only (e.g., porous paper, etc.) 16
428310500 With gradual property change within a component 15
428314200 Void shape specified (e.g., crushed, flat, round, etc.) 13
428309900 With internal element bridging layers, nonplanar interface between layers, or intermediate layer of commingled adjacent foam layers 8
20090258215Bulk-Scaffolded Hydrogen Storage and Releasing Materials and Methods for Preparing and Using Same - Compositions are disclosed for storing and releasing hydrogen and methods for preparing and using same. These hydrogen storage and releasing materials exhibit fast release rates at low release temperatures without unwanted side reactions, thus preserving desired levels of purity and enabling applications in combustion and fuel cell applications.10-15-2009
20090162632BARRIER COATINGS COMPRISING TAGGANTS AND COMPONENTS COMPRISING THE SAME - Tagged barrier coatings including an environmental barrier coating, a thermal barrier coating, or a combination thereof, and from about 0.01 mol % to about 30 mol % of a taggant.06-25-2009
20090246502COMPOSITE PANEL - The invention pertains to a composite panel with a first cover layer, a second cover layer and a first core layer that is arranged between the first cover layer and the second cover layer and features a plurality of cells that are separated from one another by walls at least in certain areas, wherein the first cover layer features a draining layer. The inventive composite panel may be distinguished from a composite panel according to the state of the art in that a second core layer with a plurality of cells that are separated from one another by walls at least in certain areas is arranged between the first cover layer and the first core layer.10-01-2009
20080254275In-Mold Label, and Labeled Resin-Labeled Article - An in-mold label comprising an olefinic resin substrate layer (A) having a wetting index (α) of from 34 to 74 mN/m and a heat-sealable resin layer (B) with an antistatic layer having a wetting index (β) of from 30 to 54 mN/m, wherein the absolute value of the initial frictional charge voltage of the substrate layer (A) relative to a sheet offset printing blanket is from 0 kV to 15 kV. This label has good workability in printing, cutting and blanking even in a low-humidity environment.10-16-2008
20090004454THERMAL INSULATION BARRIERS - A method for manufacturing an insulation barrier including providing a body having a cavity therein; introducing a plurality of three-dimensional globules into the cavity, with each globule having a radiation reflector component isolated from the exterior of the globule; and closing the cavity to hold the plurality of globules therein. A method for manufacturing an insulation barrier including loading and breaking down an insulation material in a walled space existing between a first tubular disposed within a second tubular.01-01-2009
20090142573METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SILICONE FOAM HAVING AN AIR PERMEABLE STRUCTURE - A method for manufacturing silicone foams that maintains the original air permeable cell structure of an air permeable material including polyester by curing the air permeable material after coating the air permeable material with a silicone solution including a curing agent.06-04-2009
20130084450CORROSION RESISTANT MEMBER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a corrosion resistant member including: a substrate composed of a ceramic or a metal, and at least one layer of a corrosion resistant film formed on a surface of at least a region of the substrate to be exposed to plasma or a corrosive gas, in which the corrosion resistant film contains yttria as a main component and further also contains at least one of tantalum and niobium in an amount of 0.02 to 10 mol % in terms of pentoxide relative to the yttria, and a non-melted portion is not present in the corrosion resistant film.04-04-2013
20130034719Cooling Signal Device For Use In An Absorbent Article - A signal device includes a signal composite made with a coextruded film having at least two layers, a polymer skin layer and a stimulation layer. The stimulation layer includes a cooling agent and a polymer binder. The stimulation layer may be about 50 to 98 percent by weight of the signal composite. The signal device may be used in an absorbent article to provide a cooling sensation after a body-fluid insult has taken place.02-07-2013
20100104848Foam-like structures based on reactive composite materials - Articles having porous or foam-like elements are provided. The design, fabrication and structures of the articles exploit properties of reactive composite materials (RCM) and their reaction products. In particular, fluids generated by reacting RCM are utilized to create or fill voids in the porous or foam-like elements.04-29-2010
20100040859Nanostructured thin-film formed by utilizing oblique-angle deposition and method of the same - The present invention discloses a transparent conductive nanostructured thin-film by oblique-angle deposition and method of the same. An electron beam system is utilized to evaporate the target source. Evaporation substrate is disposed on a plurality of adjustable sample stage. Multiple gas control valve and heat source is provided to control the gas flow and temperature within the process chamber. An annealing process is performed after the evaporation to improve the thin-film structure and optoelectronic properties.02-18-2010
20130029129CERAMIC COMPOSITION, POROUS CERAMIC HEAT INSULATING MATERIAL USING SAME, AND PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to a ceramic composition and a porous ceramic insulating material comprising the same, which is widely used as a core material in sandwich panels or fire doors. The ceramic composition comprises 44-60 wt % of glass powder, 8-15 wt % of fly ash, 4-8 wt % of intercrete as a surface treatment agent, and 23-29 wt % of water glass. The porous ceramic insulating material manufactured from the composition is lightweight and is an environmentally friendly material which generates no toxic gas when it catches fire. The ceramic insulating material can be produced at a low temperature of 800˜900° C., and thus has low production cost. In addition, it can be continuously manufactured in a sheet form.01-31-2013
20130029128ARTICLE AND SYSTEM WITH CROSSLINKED ORGANIC POROUS PARTICLES - Crosslinked polymeric organic porous particles have a crosslinked organic solid phase and discrete pores dispersed within the crosslinked organic solid phase, which discrete pores are isolated from each other. The crosslinked organic porous particles are prepared using one or more water-in-oil emulsions containing a polyfunctional reactive compound and a reagent that causes crosslinking, and can be incorporated into or applied to various articles for many purposes. If marker materials are incorporated into the crosslinked organic porous particles, these marker materials can be detected using appropriate instruments.01-31-2013
20090042011Fiber Reinforced Cellular Foam Product - Fiber reinforced polymer foam articles are disclosed. Through the system and process of the present disclosure, fibers can be incorporated into the foam article during an injection molding process while minimizing fiber breakage. Thus, foam articles can be produced having relatively long fibers. For instance, when using a feed stock containing fibers having a length greater than about 0.7 cm, such as from about 1 cm to about 1.3 cm, foam articles can be produced in which at least about 10% by volume of the fibers have a length greater than 3 mm and wherein at least about 1% by volume of the fibers have a length greater than about 7 mm.02-12-2009
20090305025COMPOSITE UPHOLSTERY FABRIC PANELS WITH ENLARGED GRAPHITE INTUMESCENT PARTICLES - Fabric layers and composite articles that incorporate graphite-containing coatings that do not stain are provided. A fabric layer for use as a flame and heat blocking component of an upholstered article includes intumescent graphite particles that are configured to swell and char in the presence of flame so as to form a barrier to flame, hot gases and heat for a predetermined period of time. The graphite particles have a size greater than about 150 microns which prevents the particles from being drawn to a surface of an upholstered article during sewing and quilting operations.12-10-2009
20090305024Reinforced, Laminated, Impregnated, and composite-like materials as cross-linked polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel structures - Reinforced, laminated, impregnated, and materials with composite properties as cross linked polyvinyl alcohol hydrogel structures in bulk or cellular matrix forms that can take essentially any physical shape, or can have essentially any size, degree of porosity and surface texture. They have a wide range of physical properties, unusual and unique combinations of physical properties and unique responses to stress fields, which allows for their use in many end use applications.12-10-2009
20090305023Preparation of Porous Carbon Materials Using Agricultural Wastes - A method of preparing porous carbon materials using agriculture wastes derived from plants.12-10-2009
20090110903ALUMINA-BASED PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR THERMAL BARRIER COATINGS - A thermally sprayed alumina-based coating is deposited onto a thermal barrier coating to provide an article such as a turbine engine component with both CMAS mitigation and antifouling. The alumina-based coating increases a melting point of the CMAS to a temperature greater than an operating temperature of the turbine engine component. The surface roughness of the thermally sprayed alumina based coating in less than 4.0 micrometers to 0.75 micrometers. The alumina based coatings include at least 60 weight percent alumina based on a total weight of the alumina-based coating.04-30-2009
20130071644ANNULAR REINFORCEMENT STRUCTURE - An annular reinforcement structure is provided having an inner reinforcement band, an outer reinforcement band positioned around and concentric with the inner reinforcement band, and a cast-in-place polymer foam spacer, which maintains the spatial orientation of the inner and outer reinforcement bands. The annular reinforcement structure may be embedded in an elastomeric matrix material to provide stability, such as for belt for power transmission.03-21-2013
20090246501Reduced Weight Multilayer Polymeric Articles and Methods of Making and Using Same - A method of preparing a refrigeration insulation liner comprising forming a multilayer polymeric sheet comprising at least one foam layer and at least one solid layer disposed adjacent to the foam layer, shaping the multilayer polymeric sheet into the liner, wherein the liner is an insulator, wherein the layers of the sheet adhered to each other by melt extrusion, and wherein the liner resists degradation in the event of contact with a refrigerant. A method of preparing a refrigeration device liner comprising coextruding a foamed polystyrene layer between two solid layers of high impact polystyrene to form a sheet, thermoforming the sheet into the liner, and incorporating the liner into the refrigeration device. A method of forming a multilayer polymeric sheet comprising melting a first styrenic polymer composition, melting and foaming a second styrenic polymer composition, and coextruding the first and second styrenic polymer compositions to form a multilayer polymeric sheet.10-01-2009
20090092818ORGANOMETALLIC ALUMINUM FUMARATE BACKBONE MATERIAL - Porous metal organic frameworks formed by Al04-09-2009
20130059145METHOD FOR MAKING POLYURETHANE FOAM FLOOR COVERING PRODUCTS WITH POSTCONSUMER CARPET FIBERS - Polyurethane floor covering products are formed from a web layer containing at least 30% by weight fibers. A cooled polyurethane foam formulation which includes at least one polyisocyanate, water and at least one polyol having an equivalent weight of at least 500 is applied to the web layer. The wetted web layer is then compressed to mechanically wet out the fibers, gauged and heated to cure the foam formulation.03-07-2013
20110059309Pressing Mat - A pressing mat for ironing elements of material that can be placed on a support surface for ironing that includes a backing board layer and a composite material layer superimposed adjacent one another and secured together near the peripheral edges of each layer. The composite material layer has a foam layer and a fabric layer and is positioned such that the fabric layer is adjacent to the backing board layer with the foam layer providing an exterior surface. Alternatively, the pressing mat may be comprised of two pressing board assemblies superimposed adjacent to one another and secured together such that the backing board layers are adjacent to each other and the foam layers provide the exterior surface. In this alternative embodiment, the entire exterior surface of the pressing mat consists of the foam layer. The pressing mat may be configured for folding.03-10-2011
20120225276METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING FOAM COMPOSITES REINFORCED WITH FIBERS AND FIBER PRE-FORMS HAVING PARTICLES THEREIN - According to one aspect, a method of forming foam composites. The method includes providing a plurality of microspheres in contact with a fiber pre-form having a plurality of fibers, inserting at least one penetrating element into the fiber pre-form, and repeatedly moving the at least one penetrating element within the fiber pre-form so as to encourage the plurality of microspheres to disperse within the fiber pre-form. The fiber pre-form with the microspheres dispersed therein is then heated, causing the microspheres to expand and fuse together to form the foam composite.09-06-2012
20130065041LIMITING ENERGY LEAKAGE DURING LASER SCORING OF VEHICLE AIRBAG COVERINGS - A covering for use over a vehicle airbag includes a skin layer and an attached foam layer. The foam layer is constructed from a polymer-based material that includes a polymer portion and an additive, and the additive may be selected to affect the energy transmission characteristics of the foam layer material when the covering is subjected to a laser scoring process that uses a laser light beam having a characteristic wavelength. The additive may decrease the amount of light energy transmitted through the material at the characteristic wavelength to limit the amount of energy leakage from one cut location to another during laser scoring. The decrease in light transmission through the material may be accompanied by an increase in the light absorption of the material, an increase in the amount of light reflected by the material, and/or an increase in a laser cutting rate of the material per unit energy.03-14-2013
20110020630Syntactic Foam Incorporating Vapor-Grown Carbon Fibers - Fibered particles combine microscale spheroid particles and nanoscale fibers in an integrated body. Fibered particles may be combined with a matrix precursor to form syntactic foams incorporating both particles and fibers.01-27-2011
20090233078Intercrystaline coloration methods in marbles, granites, limestone and stones in general and products thereof - The present invention relates to intercrystaline coloration methods in marbles, granites, limestones and stones in general, and to products thereof, wherein after the colorants (09-17-2009
20090233077Anti-reflection coatings and methods of preparing and using same - Three dimensional anti-reflection porous films or coated substrates and method for forming the films or coated substrates are disclosed, where the films or coatings have optical transmittances of at least 86% or a reflectance of at most 4%. The 3D anti-reflection porous film or coating compositions (a) one polymer or a plurality of network polymers, (b) one particles and/or a plurality particles, (c) optionally one crosslinking agent or a plurality of crosslinking agents, (d) optionally one oligomer or a plurality of oligomers, (e) optionally one polymerized monomer or a plurality of polymerized monomers, and (f) optionally void spaces, where the composition has a transmittance value of at least 86% or a reflectance value of at most 4%.09-17-2009
20100003497PROCESS AND PLANT FOR CONTINUOUS MANUFACTURE OF LATEX FOAM ARTICLES - Process for continuous manufacture of latex foam rest articles (01-07-2010
20090274888HIGH-PURITY CARBON FIBER-REINFORCED CARBON COMPOSITE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A high-purity carbon fiber-reinforced carbon composite includes a matrix, a carbon fiber, and sulfur. The matrix includes a crystalline carbon-based powder and glassy carbon. A content of sulfur in the high-purity carbon fiber-reinforced carbon composite is 5 ppm by mass or less.11-05-2009
20090297820BIAXIALLY STRETCHED MULTILAYERED FILM AND RELATED LABEL AND METHOD - A film, for use in a label and a related method, including a print skin layer, a base layer, and an adhesive skin layer having at least one heat-activated thermoplastic polymer. The film is stretched biaxially in both a machine direction and a transverse direction. The stretch ratio in a first direction is greater than 2:1 to 10:1, the stretch ratio in a second direction ranges in value from 1.02:1 to 1.8:1, the film has an ASTM D1204 shrinkage at 100° C. of at least 0.5% in both the machine and transverse directions, and the film has an ASTM D882 2% secant modulus of at least 679,134 kPa (98,500 psi) in the first direction.12-03-2009
20120237754FIBER-REINFORCED MOLDED PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An object is to provide a fiber-reinforced molded product that is superior in terms of lightness, thinness and high rigidity. A fiber-reinforced molded product has a core material 09-20-2012
20090047498METHOD FOR PROVIDING NANOWEB COMPOSITE MATERIAL - One aspect of the invention is a method for making a composite material comprising a porous support and a porous nanoweb comprising: (a) providing a porous support; (b) providing a gelling mixture comprising one or more solvent(s) and one or more organogelator(s); (c) applying the gelling mixture to the porous support; (d) inducing said organogelator(s) to form a nanoweb gel; and (e) removing the solvent(s) from the nanoweb gel to provide a dry porous nanoweb coating on said porous support; wherein the one or more solvent(s) is a supercritical fluid. Preferably the supercritical fluid is carbon dioxide. Other embodiments of the invention include a nanoweb composite provided by the method.02-19-2009
20110091711CARBON NANOSTRUCTURES FROM ORGANIC POLYMERS - Methods and apparatuses for forming carbon nanostructures from a polymer mixture. The methods include the steps of mixing the pre-formed polymer with a liquid to form a polymer mixture, freezing the polymer mixture at an effective freezing rate greater than or equal to 1004-21-2011
20100310852SELF-ADHESIVE EXPANDABLE SILICONE COMPOSITIONS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SILICONE FOAM COMPOSITE PARTS - Crosslinkable compositions containing a crosslinkable organosilicon compound; a silica filler; a silicate or halogen analog thereof, a non-silicate resin-forming monomer; and a solid blowing agent containing intercalated liquid or liquid of crystallization, produce uniform foams of good pore structure, with firm adhesion to substrates, with water repellancy and water vapor permeability, and with high elongation and low compression set, and are suitable for use in applications where foamed chloroprene rubber has been used, and in other applications as well.12-09-2010
20110281101COMBUSTIBLE STRUCTURAL COMPOSITES AND METHODS OF FORMING COMBUSTIBLE STRUCTURAL COMPOSITES - Combustible structural composites and methods of forming same are disclosed. In an embodiment, a combustible structural composite includes combustible material comprising a fuel metal and a metal oxide. The fuel metal is present in the combustible material at a weight ratio from 1:9 to 1:1 of the fuel metal to the metal oxide. The fuel metal and the metal oxide are capable of exothermically reacting upon application of energy at or above a threshold value to support self-sustaining combustion of the combustible material within the combustible structural composite. Structural-reinforcing fibers are present in the composite at a weight ratio from 1:20 to 10:1 of the structural-reinforcing fibers to the combustible material. Other embodiments and aspects are disclosed.11-17-2011
20080292863SILOXANE POLYMER, PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF, POROUS-FILM FORMING COATING SOLUTION CONTAINING THE POLYMER, POROUS FILM, AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE USING THE POROUS FILM - Provided is a method for preparing a siloxane polymer by hydrolysis and condensation reactions of a hydrolyzable silane compound, which has a step of preparing a salt of a silsesquioxane cage compound represented by the following formula (1):11-27-2008
20110300369METHOD FOR RECYCLING CURED FOAM INSULATION FOR USE IN INSULATING CAVITIES OF DEVICES REQUIRING THERMAL INSULATION - A method of recycling cured foam insulation having an internal cell/bubble structure is described. The method comprises cutting the cured foam cell insulation into foam pieces of predetermined sizes and shape dependent on the dimensions of cavities to be insulated and incorporating the foam pieces therein. A predetermined volume of the cavities is filled with the foam pieces and a predetermined quantity of an expandable liquid foam insulation is injected into the cavities containing the foam pieces and caused to expand to fill voids in the cavities with the foam pieces forming a homogeneous insulating foam body throughout the cavities while retaining substantially their internal cell/bubble structure.12-08-2011
20090092817MAGNETIC MATERIAL WITH LARGE MAGNETIC-FIELD-INDUCED DEFORMATION - A magnetic materials construct and a method to produce the construct are disclosed. The construct exhibits large magnetic-field-induced deformation through the magnetic-field-induced motion of crystallographic interfaces. The construct is a porous, polycrystalline composite structure of nodes connected by struts wherein the struts may be monocrystalline or polycrystalline. If the struts are polycrystalline, they have a “bamboo” microstructure wherein the grain boundaries traverse the entire width of the strut. The material from which the construct is made is preferably a magnetic shape memory alloy, including polycrystalline Ni—Mn—Ga. The construct is preferably an open-pore foam. The foam is preferably produced with a space-holder technique. Space holders may be dissolvable ceramics and salts including NaAlO04-09-2009
20110293915HIGH-PRESSURE DEVICE - The invention relates to a high-pressure device for application of an expandable reaction mixture on a surface, to a method for producing expandable foams, to a device for producing sandwich composite elements, and to a method for producing expanded sandwich composite elements. The high-pressure device includes a mixing head, a distributor head fluidically connected downstream of the mixing head, at least three outlet lines attached to the distributor head, a high-pressure feed line of a component A to the mixing head, a high pressure feed line of a component B to the mixing head, at least one static mixer for mixing an inert gas to the component A, the component B or a mixture of components A and B, at least one high-pressure feed line for the inert gas, which is under increased pressure, and at least one measurement and control unit for the desired pressure of the components on the mixing head.12-01-2011
20110293916Gypsum Wallboard and Method of Making Same - A coalescing additive is used in the manufacturing process for gypsum wallboard. Such an additive increases the surface area and density of the slurry at the paper to core interface by coalescing the foam cells away from the paper core interface. This permits a stronger paper to core bond to form and increases the compressive strength of the gypsum wallboard as compared to standard wallboards made from slurries with reduced water levels.12-01-2011
20110293914SHAPED FOAM COMPOSITE ARTICLE - The present invention is a method to manufacture shaped foam composite articles comprising a foam core and one or more skin and shaped foam composite articles made therefrom. Specifically, cold formed shaped foam articles having an upper and lower surface having a skin applied to one or both of the surfaces. Preferably the foam comprises a styrenic polymer foam and the skins may independently be mono-layered or multi-layered. The shaped foam article and the skin may be made from the same or different materials. In the case where there are more than one skin, the skins may comprise the same or different materials.12-01-2011
20100028647Easily millable cad blocks of polymer foam which can be burned out and their use - Polymer blocks for use in the pressing technique, which include a polymer foam and use of the polymer blocks for the production of dental restorations or restoration parts by pressing. The polymer block may be selected from the group consisting of polystyrene, polymethyl methacrylate, polyurethane, phenol- or urea-formaldehyde resins, polyethylene, polypropylene and styrene-acrylonitrile copolymers.02-04-2010
20080268224POROUS ADHESIVE FOR CORRUGATED CARDBOARD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CORRUGATED CARDBOARD USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a porous adhesive for corrugated cardboard, including sticky starch and porous zeolite, in which microscopic holes to be joined with the microscopic holes in zeolite are formed in starch, thereby maintaining the freshness of food products stored in a corrugated cardboard box and efficiently eliminating remaining agricultural chemical components. Also, a method of manufacturing corrugated cardboard using the porous adhesive is provided. The porous adhesive for corrugated cardboard is obtained by blending a mixture, including 68.5˜79.5 wt % corn starch, 20˜30 wt % zeolite powder having the same particle size to that of the corn starch, and 0.5˜2 wt % microorganism-containing yellow soil, caustic soda and a box hardener, with water. The zeolite powder and the corn starch have a particle size of 300˜350 meshes. The microorganisms contained in yellow soil are selected from the group consisting of 10-30-2008
20090181234HEAT-RESISTANT RESIN COMPOSITION, METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, HEAT-RESISTANT RESIN-MOLDED ARTICLE, AND SURFACE MOUNT ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - To provide a heat-resistant resin composition which has excellent heat resistance, does not show a reduced mechanical strength such as flexural strength even after being passed rough a reflow furnace and heat-treated under high temperature conditions, and also has an excellent flame retardancy; a production method of the heat-resistant resin composition; a heat-resistant resin-molded article; and a surface mount electronic component. The heat-resistant resin composition includes a polyarylene sulfide resin (A) and an aromatic polyamide (B) having terephthalic acid amide as an essential structural unit at a former/latter ratio of 70/30 to 95/5 by mass. In a molded article composed of the heat-resistant resin composition, the average diameter of holes formed by etching a broken-out section of the molded article with an organic solvent is 0.1 to 1.0 μm, where the broken-out section is observed on a scanning electron microscope (2,500 times).07-16-2009
20100021713STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING A HYBRID CERAMIC STRUCTURE FROM MOISTURE ATTACK IN A HIGH TEMPERATURE ENVIRONMENT - A hybrid ceramic structure and a method for protecting the hybrid ceramic structure from moisture attack in a high temperature combustion environment are provided. The structure includes a ceramic matrix composite (CMC) substrate (01-28-2010
20100035039ACICULAR SILICA COATING FOR ENHANCED HYDROPHILICITY/TRANSMITTIVITY - A coated article having a substrate coated with a layer of acicular silica particles is provided. The coating is substantially uniform in thickness, durably adheres to the substrate, and provides antireflection and or hydrophilic surface properties to the substrate.02-11-2010
20110217538THERMOPLASTIC ELASTOMER COMPOSITION, FOAM BODY AND LAMINATED BODY - A thermoplastic elastomer composition for injection molding is provided that includes component (A), component (B), component (C) and component (D) below, relative to 100 parts by weight of component (A), component (B) having a content of 5 to 150 parts by weight, component (C) having a content of 5 to 300 parts by weight, and component (D) having a content of 5 to 150 parts by weight. (A): A hydrogenated product of a block copolymer composed of a block (a) composed of an aromatic vinyl compound-based monomer unit, and a block (b) composed of a conjugated diene compound-based monomer unit, having a 1,2-bond content of not less than 60%, (B): a propylene-based resin, (C): a mineral oil softener, and (D): an ethylene-propylene copolymer rubber having a Mooney viscosity (ML09-08-2011
20100112328HYDROFLUOROPROPENE BLOWING AGENTS FOR THERMOPLASTICS - The present invention relates to blowing agent compositions comprising the unsaturated halogenated hydroolefin 3,3,3-trifluoropropene (HFO 1243zf) and combinations including primarily 3,3,3-trifluoropropene (HFO 1243zf). The blowing agent compositions are useful in that they provide sufficient plasticization to permit the production of low density insulating thermoplastic foams with improved k-factor.05-06-2010
20090053503Precursor composition for porous film and method for preparing the composition, porous film and method for preparing the porous film, and semiconductor device - A precursor composition for porous film comprising at least one member selected from the group consisting of compounds represented by the following general formulas: Si(OR02-26-2009
20130022809Multilayer Ceramic Structure and Method for Producing the Same - A unique and cost-effective method for producing a multilayer ceramic structure by using a first green film that contains a ceramic material, and the multilayer ceramic structure produced thereby. The method including the steps of:01-24-2013
20090148686DISPOSABLE ABSORBENT ARTICLES COMPRISING ODOR CONTROLLING MATERIALS - The present inventions relates to a disposable absorbent articles, including diapers and sanitary napkins, comprising a bleach activator system for controlling odors associated with bodily fluids. The bleach activator system may comprise a peroxygen bleach compound (including a source of hydrogen peroxide) and a bleach activator compound capable of generating a peroxyacid in-situ within the absorbent article.06-11-2009
20100266834Process and Apparatus to Foam a Water-Base Adhesive - The invention relates to a process to foam a water-base adhesive wherein a gas is dissolved or generated under pressure in the water phase essentially without the formation of foam. To apply the adhesive in the form of foam, the pressurized adhesive is released through a valve onto a substrate at atmospheric pressure, whereby the dissolved gas separates as gas bubbles. The invention relates further to an apparatus for the implementation of said process comprising a pressure-tight container for the adhesive wherein an overpressure is provided through a first valve, and at the outlet of said container a drain valve is placed. The apparatus further comprises a pressure-tight acid vessel for the acid which is furnished with a second valve at its inlet The outlet of said vessel is connected through a third valve to the container.10-21-2010
20100266833Fiber reinforced composite cores and panels - A fiber reinforced core panel is formed from strips of plastics foam helically wound with layers of rovings to form webs which may extend in a wave pattern or may intersect transverse webs. Hollow tubes may replace foam strips. Axial rovings cooperate with overlying helically wound rovings to form a beam or a column. Wound roving patterns may vary along strips for structural efficiency. Wound strips may alternate with spaced strips, and spacers between the strips enhance web buckling strength. Continuously wound rovings between spaced strips permit folding to form panels with reinforced edges. Continuously wound strips are helically wrapped to form annular structures, and composite panels may combine both thermoset and thermoplastic resins. Continuously wound strips or strip sections may be continuously fed either longitudinally or laterally into molding apparatus which may receive skin materials to form reinforced composite panels.10-21-2010
20090297821COMPOSITE UPHOLSTERY FABRIC PANELS WITH ENLARGED GRAPHITE INTUMESCENT PARTICLES - Fabric layers and composite articles that incorporate graphite-containing coatings that do not stain are provided. A fabric layer for use as a flame and heat blocking component of an upholstered article includes intumescent graphite particles that are configured to swell and char in the presence of flame so as to form a barrier to flame, hot gases and heat for a predetermined period of time. The graphite particles have a size greater than about 150 microns which prevents the particles from being drawn to a surface of an upholstered article during sewing and quilting operations.12-03-2009
20090087639THERMAL MANAGEMENT ARTICLE AND METHOD - An article includes a display layer having an outward facing surface and an inward facing surface. The display layer includes a light-emitting device that generates heat and light during use. A thermal transport layer may be secured to the display layer. The thermal transport layer may include a thermally conductive material that can transport heat generated by the light-emitting device away from the light-emitting device.04-02-2009
20090087641POROUS NANOSHEATH NETWORKS, METHOD OF MAKING AND USES THEREOF - A method for making a porous material, includes melt-blending two or more non-miscible polymers to obtain a co-continuous melt, solidifying the melt to obtain a solid mass consisting of two co-continuous polymer phases, and selectively extracting one of the co-continuous phases thereby creating within the solid mass an essentially continuous pore network having an internal surface. The method further includes replicating the internal surface of the pore network within the solid mass by coating the internal surface with successive layers of materials, and selectively extracting the solid mass without extracting the layers of materials, to thereby yield the product porous material, formed of the layers of materials. The material has a void fraction higher than about 75%, and mainly having essentially fully interconnected sheath-like non-spherical pores and essentially non-fibrous walls.04-02-2009
20090087640FLUIDIC THERMAL MANAGEMENT ARTICLE AND METHOD - An article includes a display layer having an outward facing surface and an inward facing surface. The display layer includes a light-emitting device that generates heat and light during use. A thermal transport layer may be secured to the display layer. The thermal transport layer may include a microfluidic layer including a coolant that can transport heat generated by the light-emitting device away from the light-emitting device. An article includes a display structure having a height, a width, and a thickness that define a volume. The display structure can include components that emit light to generate a three-dimensional image within the volume. The display structure includes a stack. The display structure also includes a thermal dissipation layer in contact with the sheet or stack that can transport generated heat from the sheet or stack to a heat absorbing structure.04-02-2009
20110189465PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING A SHAPED FOAM COMPOSITE ARTICLE - The present invention is a method to manufacture shaped foam composite articles and articles made therefrom. Specifically, shaped foam articles having a laminated skin such as a solid thermoplastic sheet. The shaped foam article (08-04-2011
20090169858Web-Like or Sheet-Like Semi-Finished Product, Polymeric Foam Composite Material and Plate and Method for the Production Thereof - A web-like or sheet-like semi-finished product capable of forming a polymeric foam composite material by heat treatment, which semi-finished product is formed by a web-like or sheet-like fibrous material and a mixture having curable resin and unexpanded thermoplastic particles of at least two different qualities with mutually different expansion temperature introduced into the fibrous material are provided, in which thermoplastic particles of at least one of these qualities remain unexpanded in the semi-finished product. A polymeric foam composite material is also formed by such a semi-finished product. Furthermore, methods for producing such a semi-finished product and such a polymeric foam composite material are provided.07-02-2009
20100124651METHOD OF MANUFACTURING NANO-CRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE FILM - The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a film containing nano-crystalline cellulose.05-20-2010
20110268958PROCESS FOR FORMING A NON-STICK COATING BASED ON SILICON CARBIDE - The present invention relates to a process for forming a nonstick coating, said coating being formed from grains of silicon carbide, which are surface-coated with a layer of silicon oxide. It also targets the materials having a coating formed by this process.11-03-2011
20080206543PRE-APPLIED PROTECTIVE JACKETING CONSTRUCTION FOR PIPE AND BLOCK INSULATION - A protective jacketing-insulation composite structure and method is provided for inhibiting the corrosion of a pipeline. The method includes forming a porous-insulation into an elongated-arcuate-shape, applying a sodium silicate solution layer to the insulation and at least partially within the pores thereof, permitting the sodium silicate solution layer to set to a threshold amount, adhering an outer facing to the sodium silicate solution layer after the permitting step is accomplished, installing the insulation and facing to the outer surface of a pipeline, and sealing any exposed edges or seams that may exist between multiple installed products. A structure such as made from this method can have a release layer and contact adhesive.08-28-2008
20120141768COMPOSITE ROOFING OVERLAY CONTAINING PAINT WASTE - A composite roofing overlay containing paint waste is provided for use on a roof surface. The composite roofing overlay includes a bedding cement containing water-based paint waste and sand, a porous fabric embedded in the bedding cement, and at least one primer coat over the porous fabric and bedding cement. The composite roofing overlay may be used in combination with an overlying waterproof roofing membrane to provide an effective waterproof seal to new or existing roof structures.06-07-2012
20120141766BIAXIALLY ORIENTED CAVITATED POLYLACTIC ACID FILM - Disclosed are biaxially oriented laminate films including a core layer including a blend of crystalline polylactic acid polymer and crystalline polystyrene. The films are biaxially oriented at low transverse direction orientation temperatures to impart a degree of cavitation around the crystalline polystyrene such that a white opaque cavitated appearance and lower film densities are obtained. The laminate films may further have additional layers such as a heat sealable layer disposed on one side of the core layer including an amorphous polylactic acid resin and/or a polylactic acid resin-containing layer disposed on the side of the core layer opposite the heat sealable layer, a metal layer, or combinations thereof.06-07-2012
20080241499Method for treating a damaged porous dielectric - In the manufacture of electronic devices that use porous dielectric materials, the properties of the dielectric in a pristine state can be altered by various processing steps. In a method for restoring and preserving the pristine properties of a porous dielectric layer, a substrate is provided with a layer of processed porous dielectric on top, whereby the processed porous dielectric is at least partially exposed. A thin aqueous film is formed at least on the exposed parts of the processed porous dielectric. The exposed porous dielectric with the aqueous film is exposed to an ambient containing a mixture comprising at least one silylation agent and dense CO10-02-2008
20080241500MULTI-LAYER FOIL AND PACKAGING MADE OF THIS FOIL - For the packaging of consumables and feed stuffs, which are to be protected from oxygen, however emit moisture, a multilayer foil is proposed, which includes at least one blocking layer and one sealing layer. The blocking layer is characterized by a high barrier function for gas, in particular oxygen, and a good water vapor permeability. The sealing layer ensures good sealing characteristics and a high water vapor permeability.10-02-2008
20080280121Panels and Conduits with Antimicrobial Characteristics - The invention relates to the field of panels for the conveyance medium or high pressure air for ambient or to build up an ambient with air hygienically controlled, with one or more faces treated with a silver ion solution with an antimicrobial function to improve the hygiene possibilities in rooms and conduits where the panels and conduits are installed.11-13-2008
20080280122Integrating non-elongated security particles in value documents - A coherent sheet-like or tape-like product adapted to be integrated into value products or documents, includes non-elongated security particles in the form of metal particles or metal coated particles, and includes a paper or plastic compatible binder. The sheet-like or tape-like product provides a better controllable concentration of the security particles and an easy integration of the security particles into the value documents.11-13-2008
20080292862Method for producing anisoptropic bulk materials - A method is disclosed for manufacturing an anisotropic material comprising providing a viscoplastic material having a yield stress, and a plurality of magnetic particles disposed therein, and then subjecting the viscoplastic material to a magnetic field for a time sufficient to at least partially align at least a portion of the magnetic particles to at least one of a predetermined position or orientation. Also disclosed is an article having anisotropic properties comprising a viscoplastic material, and a plurality of magnetic particles distributed therein and at least partially aligned to a predetermined orientation. An article having anisotropic properties, comprising a fixed viscoplastic material, and a plurality of magnetic particles distributed and at least partially anisotropically aligned in the fixed viscoplastic material is disclosed.11-27-2008
20110206921Porous Organosilicate Layers, and Vapor Deposition Systems and Methods for Preparing Same - The present invention provides porous organosilicate layers, and vapor deposition systems and methods for preparing such layers on substrates. The porous organosilicate layers are useful, for example, as masks.08-25-2011
20090162633Material for Vibration Control, Article for Vibration Control and Multilayer Laminate for Vibration Control - A material for vibration control of the invention includes a propylene polymer (A) containing a constitutional unit (a) derived from propylene in the proportion of 40 to 100 mol % and a constitutional unit (b) derived from α-olefin having 2 to 20 carbon atoms excluding propylene in the proportion of 60 to 0 mol % [provided that the total of (a) and (b) is 100 mol %], and having a melting point measured by DSC of 90° C. or below or no observed melting point, and the material has excellent vibration controllability such as vibration damping property, vibration preventing property, sound insulating property, and sound absorbing property.06-25-2009
20090142574URETHANE FOAM MEMBER, SEAL STRUCTURE, TONER STORAGE CONTAINER, PROCESS CARTRIDGE, IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS - A urethane foam member that after cutting into the desired shape from sheet urethane foam is applied with adhesive on one face of the urethane foam, an edge portion of the non-adhesive applied face at least at one side of the urethane foam member being of a low edge profile, to which permanent thermal distortion has been induced such that the thickness of the edge portion of the side is thinnest at the end portion thereof and the thickness gradually increases with distance from the end portion.06-04-2009
20100151225Thermal barrier mineral foam polyurethane and so forth - Thermal barrier synthetic polymer composite embraces a synthetic polymer matrix made from reaction of a mixture of at least an isocyanate and an active hydrogen-containing compound, in intimate admixture and combination with at least one water-releasing mineral additive. Thermal barrier, fire resistance, fire retardant, and smoke reducing properties are provided by the composite.06-17-2010
20100151224METHOD FOR PARTIALLY COATING OPEN CELL POROUS MATERIALS - A method for partially coating open cell porous material is provided. The method generally comprises the initial step of providing a block or body of open cell porous material made from a first material having a first melting temperature. A thin sheet of a second material, having a second melting temperature lower than the first melting temperature, is then disposed on one or more of the exterior surfaces of the open cell porous block. The block and the sheet are then placed in an oven or a retort at generally the second melting temperature. By capillarity, the molten second material will spread throughout the open cell porous block and generally concentrates itself in the regions where adjacent particles of the first material have previously partially bonded.06-17-2010
20090258214VAPOR-DEPOSITED COATING AND THERMALLY STRESSABLE COMPONENT HAVING SUCH A COATING, AND ALSO A PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING SUCH A COATING - The present technology relates to a vapor deposited coating for a thermally stressable component, which comprises deliberately introduced pore formers. This distinguishes the coating from the conventional vapor deposited coatings, which, owing to the coating method do not exhibit pores. Moreover, it distinguishes it from sprayed-on coatings, which do not exhibit any pores or only irregularly shaped pores that are formed arbitrarily. In addition, the present technology relates to a method and a device for producing such a coating.10-15-2009
20090208724Embedded-object, composite-material product - An embedded-object composite product including a solid-state mass of PET, an object embedded in the PET material mass, and a zone possessing a continuous material-density gradient in the PET material mass, with more-dense PET material residing closely adjacent the embedded object, and less-dense PET material residing more distant from that object. This product is produced effectively by non-destructively heating the PET mass from its solid state to allow it to flow as a liquid, by then pressing the object into the heated PET mass to perform object embedment and to create a declining PET-material density in the region adjacent, and progressing from adjacent, the embedded object, and by thereafter cooling the mass to re-solidify it.08-20-2009
20090208723INSERT ELEMENT FOR A HOLLOW BODY AND METHOD FOR FITTING THE INSERT ELEMENT INTO THE HOLLOW BODY - An insert element comprising a carrier and an expandable material carried on the carrier, and a method for fitting said insert element into a conductive hollow body, the method comprising the following steps: the insert element is introduced into the hollow body; the insert element is positioned in the hollow body, the contact surface of the insert element coming into contact with the inner wall of the hollow body; a biasing current is applied between the insert element and the hollow body; the insert element and the hollow body are separated, forming an electric arc between the contact surface and the inner wall of the hollow body; a welding current is activated in order to form at least one melted mass on at least one side of the electric arc; the insert element and the hollow body are put together; and the insert element and the hollow body are connected by means of the melted mass located at least on one side.08-20-2009
20090324924Process and System For Insulating A Surface Using A Polyurethane Foam Made From A Pre-Reacted Isocyanate - A foam material is made through a spray process by combining a polyol with a pre-reacted isocyanate. The pre-reacted isocyanate contains an isocyanate pre-reacted with a prefoaming agent, such as a second polyol. The second polyol might be the same or different than the first polyol. Once combined in the presence of a blowing agent, the polyol and the pre-reacted isocyanate form a foam material, such as a polyurethane foam. The foam material is particularly well suited for insulating surfaces. In one embodiment, for instance, the foam is formed and applied on site.12-31-2009
20090004455Reinforced composite implant - Multilayer structures including a porous layer and a non-porous layer having a reinforcement member are useful as implants.01-01-2009
20090004456Materials Having an Enhanced Emissivity and Methods for Making the Same - Exemplary materials exhibiting high emissivity and methods for making them are provided. These materials can include a porous coating of small particles provided on a substrate, where the particles can resist sintering and further densification at high temperatures. These materials may be formed by generating an arc using a one-sided electrode apparatus, where particles produced by the arc and electrode can impinge on the substrate and adhere to it. The coating can include predominantly undensified small particles which can have a size less than about 1 μm. These materials can have an emissivity greater than 0.8 or 0.9. Such materials can be used to form infrared emitters which may provide greater energy efficiency and increased operating lifetime as compared to uncoated emitters. Surfaces coated with small particles may be used in further applications such as catalytic or reactive surfaces, engine components, or acoustical dampening surfaces.01-01-2009
20110223410Waterproof, Thermal insulating radiant reflective roofing laminate - A waterproof roofing laminate comprises a cellular plastic support layer, an insulation layer located thereon, and a cover layer that reflects radiant energy such as infrared light, visible sunlight, and ultraviolet light. The cellular support layer contains a plurality of cavities therein that can be open or closed cell. The support layer can also have a solid continuous top and/or bottom surface layer. The insulation layer is located on the support layer and can be formed of numerous materials including natural or synthetic fibers, organic or inorganic material, and is free of cement and styrofoam. The waterproof cover layer is located on the insulation layer and is capable of reflecting radiant energy by being of a light color and/or containing radiant reflective materials therein.09-15-2011
20090220762SOUND-DEADENING INSULATING MATERIALS WITH HIGH FIRE-RESISTANCE TIME - The present invention relates to flame-retarding, sound-deadening insulating materials, to a process for their production, and also to their use.09-03-2009
20080261015Long molded article - The long molded article having a decoration layer of a thermoplastic elastomer and molded by extrusion molding, wherein the decoration layer contains 2 to 10 parts by weight of an OBSH-based foaming agent and 3 to 10 parts by weight of an one or more organic acid salt selected from an ascorbic acid salt, an acetic acid salt, a gluconic acid salt, a glutamic acid salt, a malic acid salt, and a succinic acid salt.10-23-2008
20080318022Outer layer material having entanglement of hydrophobic polymer host blended with a maleated hydrophobic polymer co-host, and hydrophilic polymer guest - An outer layer material having an entanglement comprising an intermingling of cloaked hydrophilic guest and a hydrophobic polymer host, wherein molecules of the guest have been crosslinked with each other. Under certain circumstances, using complexes of the guest may be desirable or even necessary. Prior to intermingling with the guest, a host blend may be produced to include a physical blend of a hydrophobic polymer host and a maleated hydrophobic co-host (preferably, an anhydride functionalized hydrophobic polymer, whereby the polymer so functionalized, is the same as that selected for the host). The intermingling of the guest and host, or host-co-host blend, includes a physical tangling, whether it also comprises crosslinking by primary bonding (e.g., chemical/covalent bonding) there-between. Also a method of producing an outer layer material having such an entanglement, including the steps of: temporarily cloaking at least a portion of the hydrophilic groups of the guest; intermingling at least a portion of the cloaked groups with a porous polymeric structure by diffusing the guest with cloaked groups into at least a portion of the structure's pores; within the pores, crosslinking at least a portion of the molecules of the guest with the guest; and removing the cloaking. Cloaking may be performed by silylation or acylation. Intermingling may be performed by producing a mixture of guest and host, or host blend, (whether in solution, powdered, granular, etc., form); next, a crosslinking of the guest with itself is performed; then, the mixture is molded into the outer layer with or without additional crosslinking of the host to the host.12-25-2008
20090117364MICRO-ELECTRO-MECHANICAL DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention improves mechanical strength of a micro-electro-mechanical device (MEMS) having a movable portion to improve reliability. In a micro-electro-mechanical device (MEMS) having a movable portion, a portion which has been a hollow portion in the case of a conventional structure is filled with a filler material. As the filler material, a block copolymer that is highly flexible is used, for example. By filling the hollow portion, mechanical strength improves. Besides, warpage of an upper portion of a structure body in the manufacture process is prevented, whereby yield improves. A micro-electro-mechanical device thus manufactured is highly reliable.05-07-2009
20090252946METHOD FOR PURIFICATION OF SEMICONDUCTING SINGLE WALL NANOTUBES - A process of forming a semiconductive carbon nanotube structure includes imposing energy on a mixture that contains metallic carbon nanotubes and semiconductive carbon nanotubes under conditions to cause the metallic carbon nanotubes to be digested or to decompose so that they may be separated away from the semiconductive carbon nanotubes.10-08-2009
20100178488THERMOPLASTIC RESIN FOAM AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - Disclosed is a thermoplastic resin foam which excels typically in strength, flexibility, cushioning properties, and strain recovery and is especially resistant to cell structure shrinkage caused by the restoring force of resin.07-15-2010
20100260999METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FABRICATING A FOAM CONTAINER WITH A COMPUTER CONTROLLED LASER CUTTING DEVICE - A method and apparatus for fabricating a foam container by using a laser cutting apparatus to precisely cut and remove portions of foam in order to form custom and predetermined text, indentations and protective compartments in the foam, and more particularly a method of controlling the laser relative to high density foam to create precise cuts completely through the foam without subsequently adjusting the focal point of the laser, the cuts being made according to exterior dimensions of an object to be supported and protected in the high density foam.10-14-2010
20080213564MODIFIED POROUS MATERIALS AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME - Modified porous materials are disclosed having interconnected, complexly shaped three-dimensional surfaces. The modification is accomplished by crosslinking the three-dimensional surfaces or by incorporating, in situ, an inorganic material onto or into three-dimensional surfaces. The porous materials are macro structures including at least one of nano-features, micro-features, and combinations thereof. The modifying accomplishes changing surface properties of the porous materials, changing the three-dimensional surfaces, and/or rendering the porous materials substantially stable in a predetermined environment.09-04-2008
20100227149MICROFOAM AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD - Foamed materials, and methods and systems of producing the same. At least one of the methods includes forming a composite material including paper powder having a maximum particle size between about 30 to about 100 μm 30 and being between about 20 and 40 weight percent (%) of the composite material, starch powder having a maximum particle size between about 5 to about 30 μm and being between about 20 and about 40 weight % of the composite material, a polypropylene resin being between about 30.0 and 49.5 weight % of the composite material, and a vapor solution being between about 10 and about 20 weight % of the composite material; and forming the foamed material from the composite material by producing an abrupt expansion of vapor in the composite material.09-09-2010
20130216816TEXTILE - A textile includes first and second conductive layers and at least one porous layer positioned between the conductive layers. The first and second conductive layers are arranged to generate an electric field whereby a current passes between the conductive layers inducing liquid transport and causing ions to be received at the second conductive layer. A measurement device is arranged to measure the amount of charge transferred between the first and second conductive layers during a liquid transport operation, the device taking account of any variation in current or voltage during the liquid transport operation. A control device is arranged to control a regenerating operation to regenerate the second electrode by transferring via it an amount of charge substantially equal to the measured amount so as to cause ions to be removed from the second conductive layer and thereby regenerate the conductive layer.08-22-2013
20120141767Biochip array with a Three-Dimensional structure - The present invention discloses a biochip with a three-dimensional structure. The surface of the three-dimensional mesoporous layer is chemically modified to recognize labeled DNAs, proteins, peptides, saccharides, and cells. In addition, this invention also discloses a method for preparing the biochip with a three-dimensional mesoporous layer, including a blending process, a heating process, a coating process, a gelation process, a cleaning process, a drying process, and a surface modification process.06-07-2012
20120196115INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FORMING MATERIALS USED IN FOOTWEAR AND MATERIALS MANUFACTURED BY SAID SYSTEMS AND METHODS - The invention relates to systems and methods for creating a foamed part. An example method includes providing a polymer processing system, providing a mold having at least one expandable mold cavity in fluid communication with the polymer processing system, mixing polymeric material and blowing agent within the polymer processing system to produce a unfoamed mixture, injecting a volume of the mixture of polymeric material and blowing agent from the polymer processing system and into the expandable mold cavity, and expanding the mold cavity to expand the unfoamed mixture within the mold cavity and form the foamed part.08-02-2012
20090186210PRECURSOR COMPOSITION FOR POROUS THIN FILM, METHOD FOR PREPARATION OF THE PRECURSOR COMPOSITION, POROUS THIN FILM, METHOD FOR PREPARATION OF THE POROUS THIN FILM, AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - Disclosed is a precursor composition comprising: a compound selected from a compound represented by the formula: Si(OR07-23-2009
20090110902Method for the production of a sound insulation molding with mass and spring - A method of producing a sound insulation molding with mass and spring, wherein both mass and spring are produced on the basis of the same material, in particular polyurethane. For the formation of a mass, reaction substances and fillers are brought into a mold, in particular sprayed in or injected, and brought to reaction. The spraying in or injection is thereby controlled such that the reaction substances and the fillers are supplied in locally different quantity and/or composition into the mold, dependent upon the sound damping to be locally achieved together with the spring, which is then formed on the so-formed mass in the same mold through formation of foam. Through this, with surfaces to be sound insulated which are of the same geometry, three-dimensional moldings of the same geometry can be produced with both different acoustic and also mechanical behavior in predetermined series.04-30-2009
20080268223Composite sheet for mounting a workpiece and the method for making the same - The present invention relates to a composite sheet for mounting a workpiece and a method for making the same. The composite sheet includes a buffer layer and an adsorption layer. The buffer layer has a plurality of continuous pores. The adsorption layer is located on the buffer layer for adsorbing a workpiece, and the compression ratio of the buffer layer is higher than that of the adsorption layer. Thereby, due to low hardness, good adsorption effect, and high compression ratio, the composite sheet of the present invention has good buffer effect.10-30-2008
20090110904Sandwich Thermal Insulation Layer System and Method for Production - A method produces thermal barrier coatings that adhere to components even at high temperatures and temperatures that change frequently. A gas-tight glass-metal composite coating is applied to the component and annealed. The corroded part of the gas-tight coating is then removed, and a second, porous coating is applied. The second coating can comprise a ceramic, in particular yttrium-stabilized zirconium oxide. A thermal barrier coating is provided that is a composite made of a gas-tight glass-metal composite coating and another porous coating disposed thereover. Because the boundary volume of the composite coating is partly crystallized to the other coating, superior adhesion within the composite is achieved. Thus, it is in particular possible to produce a composite made of silicate glass-metal composite coatings and yttrium-stabilized zirconium oxide that are temperature-stable for extended periods of time. Such a composite is particularly advantageous for use as a thermal barrier coating because it combines good protection against oxidation with low heat conductivity and susceptibility to aging.04-30-2009
20110236668Films Having Low Density and Low Haze - Disclosed are single and multi-layer films having low haze and low density properties, comprising at least one polymeric layer and at least one density reduction agent, wherein the film has a haze ≦35% and a density (D) of at least 1% lower than the density of the polymer. The density reduction agent may be added to, for example, a core layer, one or more tie layers, or a core layer and one or more tie layers. Processes for the manufacture of these films, and the use of these films as labels and packaging products are disclosed.09-29-2011
20100297423MAT ON WHICH TO PLACE ITEMS SOUGHT TO BE DRIED OR MAINTAINED DRY - A mat on which to place items sought to be dried or maintained dry, comprising a bottom surface and an upper surface, the upper surface being interspersed with transversely and vertically-networked first voids having a size and configuration that permits horizontal and vertical air flow adjacent to an item placed on the upper surface, the mat also including second voids that permit vertical passage of liquid from the upper surface to the bottom surface. In a first embodiment, the mat includes a liquid-absorbing bottom layer at its bottom surface; in a second embodiment, the mat has a deformable upper surface.11-25-2010
20100304120Self-cleaning member and coating composition - A self-cleaning member comprising a member having a porous surface is disclosed. The member has a contact angle hysteresis Δθ (=θa−θr), which is a difference between an advancing contact angle θa and a receding contact angle θr measured by a dynamic contact angle measurement with an extension/contraction method, of 80 degree or more at the surface layer and a receding contact angle θr of 25 degree or less, is capable of forming a water film on the surface by water provided and of allowing an ionic or reactive contaminant to be washed away without fixation.12-02-2010
20110086216FOAMED RESIN PRODUCT AND FOAMED RESIN MOLDING MACHINE TO MANUFACTURE THE SAME - Disclosed is a foamed resin molding machine including a first mold having a first molding surface, a second mold having a second molding surface, and a third mold. A cavity is formed between the first molding surface and the second molding surface, and the third mold is movably mounted with respect to the first molding surface, such that the third mold can protrude into the cavity. The cavity is fillable with resin particles.04-14-2011
20110244213CORE FOR COMPOSITE LAMINATED ARTICLE AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF - Core for a composite laminated article, the core being a sheet having a sandwich structure including a pair of outer foam bodies and a central structural insert therebetween, the structural insert including portions that are inclined to the plane of the sheet and to the through-thickness direction of the sheet.10-06-2011
20110086215POLYOL PREPOLYMERS OF NATURAL OIL BASED POLYOLS - A polyol prepolymer having at least one urethane group is disclosed. The polyol preopolymer is a reaction product of at least one isocyanate and a polyol blend, where the polyol blend includes at least one conventional petroleum-based polyol and at least one natural oil based polyol. The polyol prepolymer may be used in producing flexible polyurethane foams.04-14-2011
20110212318NANOSCALE IR ABSORBERS IN MULTILAYER MOLDINGS - Multilayer moldings (09-01-2011
20110244215ELECTRON BEAM INDUCED MODIFICATION OF MEMBRANES BY POLYMERS - A method and an apparatus are provided for carrying out integrity tests of at least one filter element, arranged within a filter housing, with porous filter materials. Sensors are provided for measuring the sound generated by a test fluid when it flows through the filter element. The method includes applying a test fluid to a first side of the filter materials of the filter element while maintaining a constant fluid pressure, measuring the body-borne sound and/or the vibrations caused by test fluid flowing through the filter materials by sensors, and comparing the body-borne sound and/or the vibrations with the body-borne sound and/or the vibrations of an integral, identical filter element, measured under identical conditions.10-06-2011
20110244212Foaming composition for filling, foaming member for filling, and foam for filling - A foaming composition for filling contains a polymer, an organic peroxide, and azodicarbonamide, and a viscosity thereof measured at a temperature of 120° C. and under a pressure of 500 MPa with a flow tester is in a range of 1050 to 4950 Pa·s.10-06-2011
20090311507THERMAL INSULATION MATERIAL - A thermal insulation material comprising a porous substrate made of a synthetic resin composition to which particles are applied that essentially have the shape of small plates. The average diameter of the particles can range from 0.1 times to 10 times the average diameter of the pores.12-17-2009
20110244214Imageable Article - An imageable article includes a backside filled resin layer bonded to a back side of a paper substrate. The backside filled resin layer includes: resin selected from the group consisting of low density polyethylene (LDPE), and a combination of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and high density polyethylene (HDPE); and a filler selected from the group consisting of calcium carbonate, zeolite, silica, talc, alumina, aluminum trihydrate (ATH), calcium silicate, kaolin, calcined clay, and combinations thereof. The backside filled resin layer further includes from approximately 3 weight % to approximately 60 weight % of the filler.10-06-2011
20100040860ALL-COMPOSITE SHEET GLASS PANEL FOR RECREATIONAL VEHICLE EXTERIOR WALL - A method of manufacturing a composite sheet includes using a porous reinforcement panel of thermoplastic. A mold surface onto which the composite sheet will be formed is provided. At least one outer coat of material is applied onto the mold surface. At least one coat of resin and reinforcement material is applied over the outer coat to form a reinforcement layer. A porous thermoplastic reinforcement panel is applied to the reinforcement layer, and is bonded to the reinforcement layer. An additional coat of resin may optionally be applied onto the reinforcement panel. If the optional coat is applied onto the reinforcement panel, the reinforcement material may or may not be used with resin. Vacuum force or compression force may be applied to the laminate to assist the resin curing and the bonding, or curing may be performed without the application of pressure.02-18-2010
20100136317Systems and Methods for Manufacturing Reinforced Weatherstrip - Methods for manufacturing fabric-reinforced weatherstrip include incorporating a fabric application step into a process for making coated substrates. In one embodiment, a strip of the fabric from a roll of material may be applied directly onto a coating after it has been applied in a coat die to a foam profile, while the coating is still in the molten state. Alternatively, a fabric application plate may be attached to an upstream side of coating die with a fabric feed channel cut into the plate. The fabric follows the channel to contact and mate with the foam profile. The fabric applicator plate may be configured so as to exert pressure on only the part of the product where the fabric is being applied. Ultrasonic welding techniques may also be employed.06-03-2010
20090214849Composite Laminate Structure - A composite laminate structure includes a first skin; a second skin; a core between the first skin and the second skin, the core including adjacent core sections and a Z-Y partition separating the adjacent core sections; and a plurality of distinct groupings of Z-axis fibers that extend from the first skin to the second skin through the adjacent core sections and the Z-Y partition separating the adjacent core sections.08-27-2009
20110250428PREPARATION OF CROSS-LINKED AEROGELS AND DERIVATIVES THEREOF - Three-dimensional nanoporous aerogels and suitable preparation methods are provided. Nanoporous aerogels may include a carbide material such as a silicon carbide, a metal carbide, or a metalloid carbide. Elemental (e.g., metallic or metalloid) aerogels may also be produced. In some embodiments, a cross-linked aerogel having a conformal coating on a sol-gel material is processed to form a carbide aerogel, metal aerogel, or metalloid aerogel. A three-dimensional nanoporous network may include a free radical initiator that reacts with a cross-linking agent to form the cross-linked aerogel. The cross-linked aerogel may be chemically aromatized and chemically carbonized to form a carbon-coated aerogel. The carbon-coated aerogel may be suitably processed to undergo a carbothermal reduction, yielding an aerogel where oxygen is chemically extracted. Residual carbon remaining on the surface of the aerogel may be removed via an appropriate cleaning treatment.10-13-2011
20110250430METHOD OF FORMING CELLULAR MATERIAL - Systems, devices and methods are provided that are related to cellular materials that have a precisely-determined arrangement of voids formed using surface transformation. In various embodiments, the cellular materials are suitable for use in various structural, mechanical and/or thermal applications. One aspect of the present subject matter is a method of forming cellular material. According to various embodiments of the method, a predetermined arrangement of the plurality of holes is formed in a volume of material through a surface of the volume of material. The volume of material is annealed such that the volume of material undergoes a surface transformation in which the arrangement of the plurality of holes is transformed into a predetermined arrangement of at least one empty space below the surface of the volume of material. Other aspects are provided herein.10-13-2011
20110177320Material and Method for Producing the Same - A method for making a composite and/or structured material includes: forming a lattice construction from a plurality of solid particles, the construction being formed so as to have one or more gaps between the particles; invading the lattice construction with a fluid material such that the fluid material at least partially penetrates the gaps; and, solidifying the material which invaded the lattice construction to form a composite material. In one suitable embodiment, the method further includes removing at least a portion of the lattice construction from the composite material thereby forming at the location of the removed portion one or more pores in the solidified material that invaded the construction.07-21-2011
20110151236SUPPORTING MEMBRANES ON NANOMETER-SCALE SELF-ASSEMBLED FILMS - Block copolymer lithography has emerged as an alternative lithographic method to achieve large-area, high-density patterns at resolutions near or beyond the limit of conventional lithographic techniques for the formation of bit patterned media and discrete track media. In one embodiment, a structure comprises a plurality of nanostructures extending upwardly from a substrate and a porous membrane extending across upper ends of the plurality of nanostructures. A method, according to another embodiment, comprises forming a block copolymer layer on a substrate, inducing self assembly of the block copolymer layer, selectively degrading a block polymer from the block copolymer layer, forming a porous membrane over the block copolymer layer, and removing a portion of the block copolymer layer for defining a plurality of nanostructures extending upwardly from the substrate after forming the porous membrane over the block copolymer layer. Other systems and methods are disclosed as well.06-23-2011
20080254277Process for Manufacturing Cellular Structures Based on Amorphous Thermoplastic Polymers - Process for manufacturing cellular structure based on a composition comprising an amorphous thermoplastic polymer and made up of sheets extruded in parallel and intermittently welded, according to which: 10-16-2008
20120034446PROCESS FOR PRODUCING ALUMINUM TITANATE-BASED CERAMICS FIRED BODY, AND ALUMINUM TITANATE-BASED CERAMICS FIRED BODY - The invention is to provide a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics capable of realizing low thermal expansion and high mechanical strength and having little dimensional change in firing, at a low firing temperature of lower than 1500° C. The invention is a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics fired body comprising a step of shaping a ceramic plastic rammed earth containing a precursor mixture and an organic-based binder into a predetermined shape, wherein the starting material mixture containing a titanium source powder, an aluminum source powder and a silicon source powder, and a step of maintaining the shaped ceramics plastic rammed earth within a temperature range of from 900 to 1350° C. at a temperature change per hour of from −50 to +50° C./hr for 3 hours or more, followed by heating up to a temperature of 1400° C. or higher and firing at the temperature. And the invention is an aluminum titanate-based ceramics fired body that is obtained by the said invention and having a porosity of from 30 to 60%.02-09-2012
20090022974TREATED ARTICLES AND METHODS OF TREATING ARTICLES - Treated articles are provided. The treated articles may have at least one functional particle in a substrate and at least one blocking material. The blocking material inhibits the release of the at least one functional particle from the substrate. Methods of treating articles are further provided.01-22-2009
20090022973Mechanical seal device, sliding element, and method of production thereof - A sliding element having a sliding surface, wherein a substrate forming the sliding surface is formed with a resin layer, the resin layer has a plurality of porous parts on its surface, and the porous parts are impregnated with a fluorinated oil. Preferably, the resin layer contains a first resin and a second resin having a melting point higher than that of the first resin, and the porous parts of the resin layer are formed by heating the resin layer at a temperature of at least the melting point of the first resin and less than the melting point of the second resin, and exposed at the surface of the resin layer by grinding the resin layer.01-22-2009
20120171460HYPERBRANCHED OLIGOMERIC PHOSPHONATES AND COMPOSITIONS INCLUDING THE SAME - Disclosed are oligomeric phosphonates, and in particular, hyperbranched oligophosphonates, that include oligophosphonates, random or block co-oligo(phosphonate ester)s and co-oligo(phosphonate carbonate)s produced using a condensation process terminated with hydroxyl, epoxy, vinyl, vinyl ester, isopropenyl, isocyanate groups, and the like. These materials can be used as a reactive additive to other polymers, oligomers or monomer mixtures to impart flame resistance without diminishing melt processability which is important in the fabrication of polymers for many applications.07-05-2012
20090246500COMPONENT IN A COMBUSTION SYSTEM, AND PROCESS FOR PREVENTING SLAG, ASH, AND CHAR BUILDUP - Disclosed herein is a component in a combustion system comprising a composite, the composite comprising silicon carbide; and a refractory metal silicide comprising a phase selected from Rm10-01-2009
20090017282Method for Opening the Film Layer of Plastic Foam Strip - The invention relates to a method for opening the film layer of a plastic foam strip, to a plastic foam strip that can be obtained by said method and has an at least partially opened film layer, and to the use thereof, for example, as a filtration membrane, an oil absorber, or a liquid-absorbent packaging material.01-15-2009
20090017283POROUS OBJECT BASED ON SILICON CARBIDE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - Provided are a silicon carbide-based porous article comprising silicon carbide particles as an aggregate, metallic silicon and an aggregate derived from organometallic compound particles to form pores through volume shrinkage due to decomposition/conversion by heat treatment; and a method for producing the silicon carbide-based porous article, comprising, adding organometallic compound particles to form pores through volume shrinkage due to decomposition/conversion by heat treatment to a raw-material mixture containing silicon carbide particles and metallic silicon, then forming into an intended shape, calcinating and/or firing the resultant green body, forming pores through volume shrinkage due to decomposition/conversion of the organometallic compound particles, and the decomposed/converted substance of the organometallic compound particles being present as an aggregate in the porous article.01-15-2009
20110256379BODY ASSEMBLED WITH A MACROPOROUS HARDENED CEMENT - An assembled ceramic body having blocks attached to one another by means of a seal, the lateral surface of the ceramic body possibly being coated with a peripheral coating, the seal and/or the peripheral coating including a set cement having less than 10% of inorganic fibers, as a percentage by weight based on the dry mineral matter, in a section plane perpendicular to at least one of the facing faces of the blocks assembled by said seal, having macropores with an equivalent diameter in the range 200 μm to 40 mm in a quantity such that the total surface area in said section plane occupied by said macropores represents more than 15% and less than 80% of the total surface area observed.10-20-2011
20090053504Method for Production of Carbon Composite Materials by Means of Plasma Pyrolysis and Thermal Spraying - The invention describes a method for producing carbon composite materials by pyrolysis and thermal spraying, in which method a material obtained at least partly from renewable raw materials is transformed by means of pyrolysis into a porously lattice-like matrix and this matrix is subsequently filled at least partially with an infiltration material by means of thermal spraying methods. Here, the pyrolysis of the material by means of a thermal spraying method is carried out until the porously lattice-like matrix of the carbonized material has formed, at least in certain regions, and subsequently at least the carbonized regions with the porously lattice-like matrix are coated with an infiltration material, or are at least partially filled by an infiltration material, likewise by means of thermal spraying methods.02-26-2009
20080254276System for applying a continuous surface layer on porous substructures of turbine airfoils - A system for forming a surface coating on an outer surface of a foam for use with cooling system of turbine engines. The system may include removing filler from the outer surface of the foam to expose a porous structure of the foam, whereby portions of the porous structure extend outwardly from a newly formed outer surface of the filler. A surface layer may be applied to the outer surface of the filler and exposed portions of the porous structure, whereby the surface layer is attached to the porous structure at least in part due to mechanical interaction with the portions of the porous structure extending outwardly from the newly formed outer surface of the filler. The filler material may then be removed from the porous structure.10-16-2008
20080206542Ceramic matrix composite abradable via reduction of surface area - A ceramic matrix composite with an enhanced abradability has a patterned surface with an array of solid composite material and voids where the voids extend into but not through the composite. The flow of gas through the voids as the surface is traversed by an impinging component, such as a turbine blade tip, is inhibited by the shape and size of the voids which can be sealed by the passing blade tip. Separately or additionally the inhibition of gas flow can result from the filling of the voids with a ceramic material of higher abradability than the ceramic matrix composite.08-28-2008
20100330355CONDENSATION CROSSLINKING SILICONE FOAMS - A process for producing silicone foam, involves a reaction mixture in which hydrogen is released in a first reaction of compounds with at least one Si—H group in the presence of a basic catalyst. The reaction mixture is crosslinked in a second reaction in the presence of a metal catalyst.12-30-2010
20100285296Apparatus and method for advanced structural foam molding - An advanced structural foam molding technology for improving the dispersion of the blowing agent in the polymer matrix has been invented. This technological innovation is an improvement on the well-known existing low-pressure structural foam molding technology based on the preplasticating-type (so called piggy-bag) injection-molding machines. By introducing means for continuing the polymer matrix melt flow stream, preferably an additional accumulator and a gear pump, the processing conditions become more consistent to disperse the injected gas more uniformly in the polymer matrix. By using this technology, the structural foams have a smaller cell size, a more uniform cell structure, a larger void fraction (i.e., more material saving), less surface swirl, and less weld line contrast.11-11-2010
20110052900POROUS MULTILAYER FILTER AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME - Provided is a porous multilayer filter which can trap ultrafme particles and in which permeability is high and treatment can be performed at a high flow rate. A porous multilayer filter is characterized by including a support layer 03-03-2011
20110052899METHOD OF MANUFACTURE OF A FOAMED CORE CLASS "A" ARTICLE - The method of manufacturing an article having a surface, a skin, and a core includes closing a first mold portion on a compressible seal. The seal is disposed between the first and second mold portions. The portions define a pressurizable mold cavity having a spaced apart injection port and a vent. The mold cavity is pressurized at a first pressure greater than atmospheric pressure. Molten plastic and blowing agent are injected form gas cells within the mixture. The gas cells have an internal pressure exceeding the first pressure. After waiting for a first period, the pressurizing gas is vented for a second period at a rate sufficient to rupture the gas cells which form a skin adjacent to the mold cavity wall. The skin defines a core cavity filled with the foamed mixture, which is solidified. The mold portions are separated releasing the article.03-03-2011
20120135221MATERIAL FOR FLEXIBLE THERMAL AND ACOUSTIC INSULATION - The present invention relates to a material for thermal and/or acoustic insulation comprising an expanded elastomeric and/or thermoplastic elastomer blend based on styrenic organic polymer and chlorinated organic polymer, the process for the manufacturing of such material, and the use of such material.05-31-2012
20100167041Process for the production of entry sheet for drilling and entry sheet - A process for the production of an entry sheet for drilling a printed wiring board material, which process comprises forming a multi-layered water-soluble resin composition layer on at least one surface of a metal foil, wherein an aqueous solution of a water-soluble resin composition is applied to the metal foil, dried and solidified to form one water-soluble resin composition layer, the application, drying and solidification of the aqueous solution of the water-soluble resin composition are repeated at least once to form at least one water-soluble resin composition layer on the above one water-soluble resin composition layer, the multi-layered water-soluble resin composition layer is composed of these water-soluble resin composition layers, the multi-layered water-soluble resin composition layer has a thickness of at least 50 μm and is almost free from air bubbles, and an entry sheet for drilling a printed wiring board material obtained by the above process.07-01-2010
20100159229REMOVAL OF BULGE EFFECTS IN NANOPATTERNING - A nanostructure without bulges and a method of fabricating the nanostructure are provided. The method includes forming a nanopattern on a surface of a polymer, allowing the surface of the polymer with the nanopattern to come into contact with a predetermined solvent, and applying an external stimulus to the surface of the polymer in contact with the solvent to remove bulges around the nanopattern formed during formation of the nanopattern. Accordingly, the bulges of the nanostructure where the nanopattern is formed may be removed at a low cost and in a simple manner.06-24-2010
20100159231THERMOSETTING RESIN COMPOSITION AND BOARD USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a thermosetting resin composition including a thermosetting aromatic oligomer represented by the following Chemical Formula 1, a hollow particle, and solvent, and a board comprising the same.06-24-2010
20100159230MICROPOROUS POLYOLEFIN FILM AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - A microporous film comprises a first component comprising a super high molecular weight polyolefin resin, wherein the weight-average molecular weight of the super high molecular weight polyolefin is about 1×1006-24-2010
20080213563Polypropylene Film for Electron-Beam Hardening Applications - The invention relates to a Co-extruded, multilayer and biaxially-oriented polypropylene film, which comprises of at least one first sealable covering layer and at least one vacuolate layer, having a thickness of at least 5 μm, is further treated by laminating, pasting, printing, varnishing and/or coating; the result registered as follows: after drying or hardening during further treatments using electron-beam irradiation, the vacuolate layer has a thickness of at least 5 μm. Hot tack is not damaged by electron-beam processing.09-04-2008
20090176082ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTING GASKET, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF AND ARTICLES COMPRISING THE SAME - Disclosed herein is a gasket comprising a core foam; the core foam is electrically insulating having a surface electrical resistivity of greater than or equal to about 1007-09-2009
20110189466PLASMA SPRAY PROCESS AND PRODUCTS FORMED THEREBY - A plasma spray process, comprising the following steps: providing a first material; providing a second material; providing a plasma source; and introducing the first and second materials into the plasma source in order to produce a plasma spray, wherein the second material at least partially melts in the plasma and binds the first material. A composition of matter formed by such a process. A substrate modified by such a process.08-04-2011
20110189464MELAMINE-FORMALDEHYDE FOAM WITH BUILT-IN MICROCAPSULES - Novel melamine-formaldehyde foams comprising microcapsules built into the structure of the condensation products and also processes for the production thereof and uses thereof.08-04-2011
20110189463MELT BLOWN FINE FIBERS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE - Fine fibers comprising aliphatic polyester and a viscosity modifier. The fine fibers are preferably made by a Blown microfiber process.08-04-2011
20110189462ENCAPSULATED PHOTOCHROMIC DYES - A photochromic dye encapsulated by a dendritic polymer. The encapsulated photochromic dye having an increased fade rate.08-04-2011
20110189461ADDITIVE BLEND FOR ENHANCING WATER VAPOR PERMEABILITY AND INCREASING CELL SIZE IN THERMOPLASTIC FOAMS - Polymeric foam and polymeric foam products that contain a foamable polymer material, at least one blowing agent, an additive blend of polyethylene oxide and a copolymer of polystyrene and maleic anhydride, and optionally, an infrared attenuating agent, are provided. In exemplary embodiments, the polyethylene oxide is ethoxylated polyethylene oxide. Additionally, in at least one embodiment, the blowing agent includes at least one hydrofluorocarbon blowing agent. The blend of ethoxylated polyethylene oxide and copolymer of polystyrene and maleic anhydride provides a water vapor permeability of 1.1 perm inch or greater in the extruded foam product and increases the average cell size of the foam product without detrimentally affecting physical or thermal properties of the product. Additionally, the additive acts as a cell enlarger, a water vapor permeability enhancer, a plasticizer, and a processing aid. A method of forming an extruded foam product is also provided.08-04-2011
20100028648Product with Internal Cavities, and Method, System and Mould for Manufacturing Such a Product - Method and system for making a product (02-04-2010
20090123728Polymer Blends Of Biodegradable Or Bio-Based And Synthetic Polymers And Foams Thereof - The present invention relates to compositions comprising blends of alkenyl aromatic polymers such as styrenic polymers (i.e. PS and HIPS) and bio-based or biodegradable polymers (i.e. PLA, PGA, PHA, PBS, PCL) compatibilized with styrene-based copolymers (i.e. styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene (SEBS) block copolymers, maleated SEBS, styrene-maleic anhydride (SMA) copolymer, styrene-methyl methacrylate (SMMA) copolymer) or a mixture of two or more styrene-based copolymers such as SEBS and SMA. These novel compositions can be extruded and thermoformed to produce very low density food service and consumer foam articles such as plates, hinged lid containers, trays, bowls, and egg cartons with good mechanical properties.05-14-2009
20090191397PROCESS TO INCREASE THE OLEOPHOBICITY OF PTFE, AND RESULTING OLEOPHOBIC ARTICLES - Method of making a oleophobic layer on a fluoropolymer (e.g., polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)). The oleophobic layer includes a fluoroalkyl acrylate copolymer. The fluoropolymer may be an expanded PTFE formed into a porous membrane. The oleophobicity may be sufficient to repel #8 oil (n-heptane) in accordance with AATCC Test Method 118. There are also coated articles including fluoropolymers and oleophobic layers made from fluoroalkyl acrylate copolymers.07-30-2009
20090202811ARTICLE UNDERGOING STIMULUS-RESPONSIVE DEFORMATION AND VEHICLE PART USING THE SAME - An article undergoing stimulus-induced deformation, that is capable of being driven rapidly and in large displacement in air, is provided.08-13-2009
20110305892POROUS PROTECTIVE COATING FOR TURBINE ENGINE COMPONENTS - A method for coating a substrate of a turbine engine component, the method comprising cold spray depositing a metal-based material onto a surface of the substrate, and heating the deposited metal-based material to increase the porosity of the deposited metal-based material.12-15-2011
20090169857HIGHLY POROUS LAYERS MADE OF MOF MATERIALS AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SUCH LAYERS - The invention relates to a process for producing highly porous layers, which comprises 07-02-2009
20090136735METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A MOULDED PART WITH AN OPENING GROOVE AND MOULDED PART - The present invention relates to a method for producing a molded part 05-28-2009
20120301703Labock fire resistant paint - A fire and heat resistant composition for providing or enhancing the fire resistance of a material. The composition consists of both chemical and physical integration. Physical application is a coating composition containing materials including a fire and heat resistance means, lower peak heat release means, lower heat released per unit time means, higher temperature gradient means, low flame spread means, high ignition delay means, low peak heat release means, low total heat release means, high thermal stability means, elastic and coating thickness encasement means and heat. Chemical applications consist of chemical additive which are naturally more fire safe.11-29-2012
20080280120Thermally Insulating Molded Element - The invention relates to moldings which comprise a rigid compact polyurethane or a rigid polyurethane foam having a compact outer skin and a cellular core and contain at least one vacuum insulation panel.11-13-2008
20090117365ELASTIC LAMINATE MADE WITH ABSORBENT FOAM - An absorbent elastic laminate includes an elastic backing layer and a flexible thermoplastic absorbent foam layer. The flexible absorbent foam layer gathers when the laminate is in the relaxed state, permitting the elastic backing and the overall laminate to exhibit elastic stretch and recovery properties. The absorbent elastic laminate is useful in a wide variety of personal care absorbent articles, medical absorbent articles and absorbent wiping articles.05-07-2009
20100215942HEAT BONDING POLYURETHANE FOAMS - A process for producing a laminate or composite structure comprises heat bonding a substrate to a polyurethane foam, wherein the polyurethane foam is produced using at least one natural oil derived polyol as at least a portion of the polyol used in making the polyurethane foam. The resulting laminate or composite structure comprises at least one foam produced from a polyol composition comprising at least one natural oil derived polyol and at least one substrate with the interface between the foam and substrate being that formed by heat bonding. The invention also includes any article comprising such a laminate or composite structure.08-26-2010
20110318564AIRCRAFT INSULATING FOAM - An aircraft insulating foam includes a base foam and a coating. The base foam is an open celled foam with a plurality of interconnected open cells. The interconnected open cells and the outside of the base foam define a surface area. The coating is deposited on the surface area. The coating includes a water repellant material and a fire resistant material. The aircraft insulating foam may be made by providing a base foam having a plurality of interconnected open cells, providing a coating including a water repellant material and a fire resistant material, and depositing the coating upon the surface area of the provided base foam.12-29-2011
20120009414POLYURETHANE AND POLYISOCYANURATE FOAMS HAVING IMPROVED CURING PERFORMANCE AND FIRE BEHAVIOR - A formulation to prepare a low- to medium-index (1 to 2.5) polyurethane or polyisocyanurate foam includes from 20 to 60 percent by weight of a formulated polyol comprising an aromatic polyester polyol having a functionality greater than or equal to 2 and a hydroxyl number greater than about 50 mg KOH/g; from 10 to 30 percent by weight of a Novolac-type polyol; and from 5 to 40 percent by weight of a sucrose- or sorbitol-initiated polyether polyol having a hydroxyl number greater than about 200 mg KOH/g and a functionality of at least about 4. The foams may exhibit improved processability, resulting in, for example, reduced shrinkage and deformation in sandwich panels, and improved fire behavior as tested according to German Standard DIN 4102.01-12-2012
20120009413ENHANCED DENSIFICATION OF SILICON OXIDE LAYERS - Densifying a multi-layer substrate includes providing a substrate with a first dielectric layer on a surface of the substrate. The first dielectric layer includes a multiplicity of pores. Water is introduced into the pores of the first dielectric layer to form a water-containing dielectric layer. A second dielectric layer is provided on the surface of the water-containing first dielectric layer. The first and second dielectric layers are annealed at temperature of 600° C. or less. In an example, the multi-layer substrate is a nanoimprint lithography template. The second dielectric layer may have a density and therefore an etch rate similar to that of thermal oxide, yet may still be porous enough to allow more rapid diffusion of helium than a thermal oxide layer.01-12-2012
20120009412Curable Organopolysiloxane Composition And Porous Cured Organopolysiloxane Material - A curable organopolysiloxane composition comprising (A) an organopolysiloxane that contains at least two crosslinking reactive groups in each molecule, (B) a crosslinking agent, (C) a crosslinking catalyst, (D) a hollow filler having a true density of 0.001 to 3,000 g/cm01-12-2012
20120015172COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND PREPARING METHOD OF THE SAME - The present invention discloses a composite material comprising: a substrate with an anodic oxide film layer having micropores; and at least one kind of dye filled in the micropores, wherein amount of the same kind of dye is gradient distribution on at least part of the substrate. The composite material has an even, metal gloss, uneasily scratched and wore out surface with gradually changed color. Moreover, the present invention also provided a method of preparing the same.01-19-2012
20110008607HEAT-SHRINKABLE WHITE POLYESTER FILM, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING HEAT-SHRINKABLE WHITE POLYESTER FILM, LABEL, AND PACKAGE - A heat-shrinkable white polyester film is provided which has extremely satisfactory cuttability along a perforation and has light-shielding properties. Also provided are: a label; and a process for producing the film with high productivity. The heat-shrinkable white polyester film comprises a polyester resin constituted of ethylene terephthalate as a main constituent component and containing at least 13 mol % one or more monomer ingredients capable of serving as an amorphous component among all components of the polyester resin. This film has specific heat shrinkability, specific light-shielding properties, and specific mechanical properties. The process is excellent in the productivity of the film. The label is obtained from the heat-shrinkable white polyester film.01-13-2011
20120064330PRODUCTION METHOD FOR AN ULTRA-LOW-DIELECTRIC-CONSTANT FILM, AND AN ULTRA-LOW-DIELECTRIC-CONSTANT FILM PRODUCED THEREBY - The present invention relates to a production method for an ultra-low-dielectric-constant film, in which ratios are optimised in a mixed solution having a matrix consisting of a poly (alkyl silsesquioxane) copolymer and a porogen represented by Chemical formula 1, and in which this mixed solution is subjected to ultraviolet curing during a heat treatment. The ultra-low-dieletric-constant film of the present invention can be used as an intermediate insulating film for next generation semiconductors instead of the SiO2 dielectric films currently used, since pores of from 1 to 3 nm are uniformly distributed at from 10 to 30% and a very high degree of mechanical elasticity of from 10.5 to 19 GPa is achieved at a low dielectric constant from 2.12 to 2.4.03-15-2012
20110091712Aqueous Polyurethane-Polyurea Dispersions - The present invention relates to aqueous polyurethane-polyurea dispersions which stabilise a foam—produced by mechanical expansion—without addition of further foam-stabilising components in such a way that aqueous foams are obtainable which are stable both during temporary storage and during processing, so that they can be applied in the form of foam also by customary application methods and substantially retain the foam structure even after drying.04-21-2011
20120164432Hydrogen Storage Alloy and Hydrogen Storage Unit Using Same - A hydrogen storage alloy comprises a hydrogen storage base 06-28-2012
20090130423ELECTROACTIVE POLYMER SYSTEMS - At least one exemplary embodiment is directed to a device that includes a membrane and a collapsible electroactive polymer element, where the element is in an expanded configuration without voltage application and is in a collapsed configuration with a voltage application, where the element is covered by the membrane.05-21-2009
20090130422MESOPOROUS MONOLITHS CONTAINING CONDUCTING POLYMERS - The present invention relates to a mesoporous monolith containing a conducting polymer such as poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) and methods for making the monolith. The mesoporous monolith is electroactive, at least semi-transparent and has one or more of a large internal pore surface area, pore size and pore volume. It can be used for various applications in photovoltaics, sensing electrochromics, separations, reversible ion exchange and control of protein activity. The method employs hydrothermal treatment and/or substantially complete drying to obtain the desirable properties of the monolith. Conducting polymer can be covalently bound to the internal pore surfaces and polymerized in situ to partially or completely fill the pores producing increased mechanical strength and a high conductivity per unit area.05-21-2009
20120164431COMPOSITE MATERIAL - The invention relates to an aerogel composite material, a process and a composition for producing the composite material and the use of the composite material.06-28-2012
20120128963SUPERHYDROPHILIC NANOSTRUCTURE - An embodiment of a superhydrophilic nanostructure includes nanoparticles. The nanoparticles are formed into porous clusters. The porous clusters are formed into aggregate clusters. An embodiment of an article of manufacture includes the superhydrophilic nanostructure on a substrate. An embodiment of a method of fabricating a superhydrophilic nanostructure includes applying a solution that includes nanoparticles to a substrate. The substrate is heated to form aggregate clusters of porous clusters of the nanoparticles.05-24-2012
20120213986PROCEDURES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SPECIFIC CAPACITANCE IN CARBON STRUCTURES - The present disclosure describes a carbon electrode having a high specific capacitance and method for forming an electrode. The electrode includes a graphitic carbon material having porous nanographene structures with edge-on topology to a plurality of formed pores, dispersed in an amorphous carbon matrix. The graphitic carbon material is formed by pyrolysis of phase separated block copolymers.08-23-2012
20120135220Low Reflected-Sound-Pressure-Level, Low Moisture-Vapor-Transmission-Rate Flooring System - A flooring system having a top floor layer, a sub-floor, and an underlayment material disposed between the sub-floor and the top floor layer is disclosed. The underlayment material may include a cross-linked, polyolefin foam having a moisture vapor transmission rate of less than about 3.0 lb/1000 ft05-31-2012
20100173144COMPOSITE MATERIALS ON THE BASIS OF POLYURETHANES WITH IMPROVED ADHESION - The present invention relates to a composite comprising at least one polyurethane and at least one further solid, with the polyurethane comprising a hyperbranched polymer and the thickness of the polyurethane material being 0.1 mm and greater. Furthermore, the invention relates to a process for producing such composites and the use of hyperbranched polymers as constituents of a polyurethane for improving the adhesion between the polyurethane and at least one further solid.07-08-2010
20120251813LIGHT WEIGHT GYPSUM BOARD - The invention generally provides gypsum-containing slurries including stucco, naphthalenesulfonate dispersant, and pregelatinized starch. The naphthalenesulfonate dispersant is present in an amount of about 0.1%-3.0% by weight based on the weight of dry stucco. The pregelatinized starch is present in an amount of at least about 0.5% by weight up to about 10% by weight of pregelatinized starch by weight based on the weight of dry stucco in the formulation. Other slurry additives can include trimetaphosphate salts, accelerators, binders, paper fiber, glass fiber, and other known ingredients. The invention also comprises the gypsum-containing products made with such slurries, for example, gypsum wallboard, and a method of making gypsum wallboard.10-04-2012
20120171461Hydrogen Storage Unit - A hydrogen storage alloy unit comprises a porous body 07-05-2012
20120171462METHOD AND DEVICE FOR RAPIDLY DRYING WARE SHELL AND WARE SHELL - A method and a device for rapidly drying ware shell, and a ware shell, are provided, in the field of precision casting technology. Conventionally, the ware shell drying process fails to ensure high quality of a ware shell and rapid drying simultaneously when the ware shell has a complex structure. The method includes the following steps: a. putting a ware shell to be dried in a sealed chamber; b. vacuuming the sealed chamber under the premise condition of controlling the ware shell in a constant temperature state, and cooling the gas in the sealed chamber in a predetermined time period to condense the moisture in the sealed chamber; c. vacuum injecting gas to the sealed vacuum chamber to make the chamber return to normal atmosphere pressure; d. determining whether the ware shell is dry. If result is YES, then end, otherwise back to step b.07-05-2012
20110206920STRUCTURE REINFORCEMENT WRAP - A method and an article of manufacture are disclosed for reinforcing various structures, such as pipes, ducts, vessels, tanks, silos, chimneys, and the like, constructed from various materials including steel, concrete, masonry, wood, plastics, and the like. Some of the various structures may be used to transport water, gas, oil, and the like. Multiple layers of various material sheets, each sheet having substantially the same or different properties, may be wrapped around or be attached to the inside of a structure to be reinforced. The multiple layers together constitute a structure reinforcement wrap (SRW) and in an embodiment it may include a honeycomb layer surrounded by other reinforcement layers to reinforce the structure against external and internal loads, such as weight, impact load, blast load, internal pressure, ballistic load, and the like.08-25-2011
20120077016SEALING MATERIAL AND METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME - A sealing material is provided, which has excellent sealing property, with cracks, fracture, and deformation being minimized. The sealing material of the invention is prepared by vulcanizing and foaming a mixture containing a rubber component containing a copolymer rubber of ethylene, an α-olefin having 3 or more carbon atoms, and a conjugated diene, a vulcanizing agent, and a blowing agent, and then subjecting the mixture to a cell breakage treatment, characterized in that the mixture further includes a fatty acid calcium salt and a fatty acid zinc salt.03-29-2012
20120315460HYBRID CUSHIONING ARTICLES AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME - Cushioning material comprising air cell material may include a layer of air cell material, a layer of gel disposed on one side of the air cell material, and optionally on both sides of the air cell material, and two outer film layers, one on each side of the air cell material. The air cell material is disposed between the outer film layers, and the gel is disposed between at least one of the outer films and the air cell material.12-13-2012
20120177907 ENERGY CONVERSION FILM - An energy conversion film, which can hold a larger amount of charges by pores in the inside of the film and has high energy conversion performances, is provided, by obtaining a porous resin film with a high expansion ratio without adopting an expansion treatment with a high-pressure gas by forming a thermoplastic resin stretched film having a specified structure. The energy conversion film includes a core layer (A) having specified pores and composed of a thermoplastic resin stretched film including a thermoplastic resin and at least one of an inorganic powder and an organic filler.07-12-2012
20100272982THERMAL SPRAY COATINGS FOR SEMICONDUCTOR APPLICATIONS - This invention relates to thermal spray coatings on a metal or non-metal substrate. The thermal spray coating comprises a partially or fully stabilized ceramic coating, e.g., yttria stabilized zirconia coating, and has sufficiently high thermodynamic phase stability to provide corrosion and/or erosion resistance to the substrate. This invention also relates to methods of protecting metal and non-metal substrates by applying the thermal spray coatings. The coatings are useful, for example, in the protection of integrated circuit manufacturing equipment, internal chamber components, and electrostatic chuck manufacture.10-28-2010
20090061202High-Luminosity Stress-Stimulated Luminescent Material Emitting Ultraviolet Light, Manufacturing Method Thereof, and Usage Thereof - One embodiment of the present invention provides (i) a luminant having a unique crystal structure so as to exhibit high luminosity and (ii) a manufacturing method thereof. Further, the present invention discloses (I) a luminant which exhibits ultraviolet luminescence and (II) a manufacturing method thereof. The inventors developed a stress-stimulated luminescent material which exhibits high luminosity by using a compound having a structure obtained by inserting alkali metal ions and alkali earth metal ions into a base material structure constituted of polyhedral-structure molecules and partially substituting the alkali metal ions and alkali earth metal ions by rare earth metal ions, transition metal ions, group-III metal ions, or group-IV metal ions. Further, the inventors developed a stress-stimulated luminescent material which exhibits high-luminosity stress-stimulated ultraviolet luminescence by adding specific metal ions such as Ce as a luminescent center to the aforementioned stress-stimulated luminescent material.03-05-2009
20090061203Structured Adhesive System - A construction configuration for a building includes a fixture adhered to a framing structure with an adhesive system. The adhesive system has an outer pressure sensitive adhesive material, an inner pressure sensitive adhesive material, a bonding adhesive material, and at least one spacer material. The spacer material has at least one opening for containing a desired quantity of the bonding adhesive material.03-05-2009
20090061199Coating liquid for formation of protective film for semiconductor processing, method for preparation of the same, and protective film for semiconductor processing made from the coating liquid - Disclosed is a coating liquid for forming a protective film having high film strength and a low specific dielectric constant for semiconductor processing, and a method for preparing the coating liquid. The coating liquid is a liquid composition comprising (a) silicon compound obtained by hydrolyzing tetraalkyl orthosilicate (TAOS) and alkoxysilane (AS) in the presence of tetraalkyl ammonium hydroxide (TAAOH) and water, or a silicon compound obtained by hydrolyzing or partially hydrolyzing tetraalkyl orthosilicate (TAOS) in the presence of tetraalkyl ammonium hydroxide (TAAOH) and water, mixing the hydrolyzed or partially hydrolyzed product with alkoxysilane (AS) or a hydrolyzed or partially hydrolyzed product thereof, and hydrolyzing all or a portion of the mixture, (b) an organic solvent, and (c) water. The coating liquid is characterized in that a quantity of water contained in the liquid composition is in the range from 35 to 65% by weight.03-05-2009
20090061201ULTRA LOW DIELECTRIC CONSTANT (K) DIELECTRIC LAYER AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A fabrication method of an ultra low-k dielectric layer is provided. A deposition process is performed, under the control of a temperature varying program or a pressure varying program, by reacting a dielectric matrix to form porous low-k dielectric layers with a gradient density on a barrier layer over a substrate.03-05-2009
20090061200Hydrophobic Insulation Material - A hydrophobic foam insulation material is formed from a foam core material and a hydrophobic surface layer that is covalently bonded to the core, and is fully conformal to the core foam material. The surface layer is applied in a plasma. The foam material may have further been subjected to a reticulation process involving a plasma to reduce the density of the foam. Such hydrophobic insulation material is thus made lightweight, flexible, and suitable for aircraft applications.03-05-2009
20100291369POLYURETHANE FOAM FORMULATION, PRODUCTS AND METHODS - A foam article for use in a seat cushion includes an open cell, polyurethane foam material that includes a base polyol; a crosslinker; an isocyanate; a surfactant; and water, that are reacted together to produce a seat cushion having dynamic and static performance specifications that are better than the performance characteristics for a traditional, high resilient material seat cushion, as well as other seating materials.11-18-2010
20120263936DEVICE HAVING REDUCED FRICTION PROPERTIES - A device, in particular a cover panel for a display device or a monitor auxiliary panel or a surface for input devices, includes a substrate and a coating applied onto the substrate. The coating has a surface having a coefficient of friction in the range between approximately 0.01 and 0.12, in particular between approximately 0.02 and 0.1, or between approximately 0.03 and 0.09.10-18-2012
20120189837ACRYLIC PROCESS AID FOR VINYL FOAM EXTRUSION - The present invention relates to an acrylic process aid useful in vinyl foam extrusion. The process aid is an acrylic copolymer containing from 50 to 79 weight percent of methyl methacrylate monomer units and has a Tg of less than 90° C., preferably less than 70° C., and more preferably less than 65° C. PVC and CPVC foams containing this acrylic process aid fuse faster at the same temperature, or fuse in the same time at lower temperatures than foam formulations currently used.07-26-2012
20090017281Sequestered carbon dioxide glass and the use thereof - A lighter-than-water glass construction material containing embedded carbon dioxide bubbles is manufactured by concentrated reflective solar heating on mixture of sand, sodium bicarbonate, and limestone. The melt is allowed to solidify without permitting the carbon dioxide and water vapor to escape. The material is primarily used to build large size floating ponds for marine vegetation growth in an ammonium chloride fertilized seawater environment for atmospheric carbon dioxide capture via biomass photosynthesis sequestration.01-15-2009
20110003133METHOD FOR MAKING SHAPEABLE MICROCELLULAR POLY LACTIC ACID ARTICLES - A method for making a shapeable article from poly(lactic acid) includes treating solid poly(lactic acid) that results in the solid poly(lactic acid) having a crystallinity of at least 20% by weight based on the weight of the solid poly(lactic acid) and a gas concentration of 6% to 16% by weight based on the weight of the solid poly(lactic acid); and heating the solid poly(lactic acid) having said minimum crystallinity and gas concentration to produce a cellular poly(lactic acid) article that is shapeable. The shapeable cellular poly(lactic acid) article is advantageous in that the article can be further shaped by heat and/or pressure (or vacuum), such as via thermoforming, into a variety of useful products.01-06-2011
20110045278Filling foam composition and foam filling member - Provided is a filling foam composition for filling a gap between members by foaming. The filling foam composition has a heat sagged length of 14 mm or less in (1) heat sag test without any breakage caused by (2) impact test.02-24-2011
20090029142MICROPOROUS FILTER MEMBRANE, METHOD OF MAKING MICROPOROUS FILTER MEMBRANE AND SEPARATOR EMPLOYING MICROPOROUS FILTER MEMBRANES - A filter membrane, methods of making such filter membrane and apparatus employing such filter membrane are disclosed, in which the filter membrane is a monolithic polymeric membrane that includes a polymeric filter layer including a micron-scale precision-shaped pores and a polymeric support layer that has a precision-shaped porous support structure for the filter layer. Several methods are disclosed for making such a membrane using micromachining techniques, including lithographic, laser ablation and x-ray treatment techniques. Several filter apparatus employing such a membrane are also disclosed.01-29-2009
20120321878CONTROLLED RANDOMIZED POROUS STRUCTURES AND METHODS FOR MAKING SAME - Improved randomized porous structures and methods of manufacturing such porous structures are disclosed. The scaffold of the porous structures are formed from by dividing the space between a plurality of spatial coordinates of a defined volume, where the plurality of spatial coordinates have been moved in a random direction and a random finite distance according to a predetermined randomization limit.12-20-2012
20100233460MULTI-LAYER BUILDING INSULATION AND WALLBOARD SHEET WITH MULTI-LAYER INSULATION - A multilayer insulation material is provided. The insulation material preferably includes a plurality of substantially air-impermeable material layers joined together, with at least one space being provided between a pair of adjacent material layers thereof. At least one layer of a foam material and/or aerogel material can be interposed between a pair of adjacent material layers. At least one reflective layer can be provided for inhibiting radiative heat transfer across the insulation material. In accordance with another aspect of the disclosure, a construction panel is provided, having a structural panel portion having predetermined material properties for performing a predetermined function, and a plurality of substantially air-impermeable material layers joined to the structural panel portion, at least one space being provided between a pair of adjacent material layers thereof.09-16-2010
20100233459METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A TEXTILE-REINFORCED RIGID FOAM SUPPORT ELEMENT, AND RIGID FOAM SUPPORT ELEMENT - The fabric-reinforced rigid foam supporting element claimed having a total thickness of <10 mm is characterized in that it has been produced completely by machine. As a result of the specific features and the preferred production process, supporting elements which have a low thickness and do not differ in terms of their stiffness and strength from supporting elements having thicknesses above 10 mm are obtained. They are therefore outstandingly suitable as insulation materials in building and construction, in particular for constructions, and also for thermal and and/or acoustic insulation.09-16-2010
20100233462STRETCHED FILM OF VOID-CONTAINING THERMOPLASTIC RESIN AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - To provide a stretched film of void-containing thermoplastic resin having an attractive force between sheets is 50 g or less. The stretched film of void-containing thermoplastic resin has no charge therein and can be processed secondarily with lesser electrostatic disturbance even in a low-humidity environment.09-16-2010
20100233461HIGH SOLAR REFLECTIVITY, COLORED MULTI-LAYERED COMPOSITION - The invention relates to a colored, multi-layered composition having a high level of Total Solar Reflectance (TSR). The composition includes a thin top, weatherable layer having a minimal amount of colored pigment suitable for optical hiding. In one embodiment a pigmented topcoat having less than 12 percent colored (non-white) pigment in a KYNAR AQUATEC emulsion (Arkema Inc.) is placed over a white elastomeric acrylic primer on a substrate to produce a colored multiplayer composition with a TSR of greater than 70%.09-16-2010
20110250429ADHESION PROMOTER FOR ADHESIVE COMPOSITES COMPOSED OF PLASTIC AND OF A POLYISOCYANATE POLYADDITION PRODUCT - The present invention relates to composite elements comprising (i) plastic, adhering to which there is (ii) a polyisocyanate polyaddition product, where the polyisocyanate polyaddition product is obtained via mixing of (a) isocyanate with (b) compounds having groups reactive toward isocyanates, (c) catalysts, (d) if appropriate, blowing agent, and (e) if appropriate, further additives, to give a reaction mixture and permitting the reaction mixture to complete its reaction to give the polyisocyanate polyaddition product, where the compounds (b) having groups reactive toward isocyanates comprise a polyester polyalcohol as adhesion promoter, capable of production via polycondensation of an acid component and of one or more low-molecular-weight diols whose molar mass is less than 500 g/mol, in excess, where the acid component comprises from 83 to 97 mol % of adipic acid and from 3 to 17 mol % of phthalic acid, isophthalic acid, and/or terephthalic acid. The present invention further relates to composite elements comprising (i) plastic, adhering to which there is (ii) a polyisocyanate polyaddition product, where the polyisocyanate polyaddition product is obtained via mixing of (a) isocyanate with (b) compounds having groups reactive toward isocyanates, (c) catalysts, (d) if appropriate, blowing agent, and (e) if appropriate, further additives to give a reaction mixture and permitting the reaction mixture to complete its reaction to give the polyisocyanate polyaddition product, where the compounds (b) having groups reactive toward isocyanates comprise a polyester polyalcohol as adhesion promoter, capable of production via polycondensation of an acid component and of one or more low-molecular-weight diols whose molar mass is less than 500 g/mol, in excess, where the low-molecular-weight diols comprise from 5 to 66 mol % of 1,3-propanediol, based on the total amount of the diol. The present invention also relates to a process for the production of these composite elements, and to components in the fitting-out of aircraft, of vehicles, or of buildings, and to insulation comprising this type of composite element.10-13-2011
20120328867Low Reflected-Sound-Pressure-Level, Low Moisture-Vapor-Transmission-Rate Flooring System - A flooring system having a top floor layer, a sub-floor, and an underlayment material disposed between the sub-floor and the top floor layer is disclosed. The underlayment material may include a cross-linked, polyolefin foam having a moisture vapor transmission rate of less than about 3.0 lb/1000 ft12-27-2012
20100189988Prepreg With Integrated Multi-Dimensional Gas Venting Network - Composite prepreg including a gas venting network that allows multi-dimensional escape of gas from the prepreg during the curing process. Penetrable barriers are also provided between the matrix precursor elements to promote long- term storability of the prepreg at ambient temperatures. All or a portion of the gas venting network may be integrated with the penetrable barriers.07-29-2010
20130011655PHENOLIC RESIN FOAM LAMINATED SHEET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A phenolic resin foam laminated sheet comprising a phenolic resin foam; and a face material for covering a surface of the phenolic resin foam, wherein the phenolic resin foam contains a hydrocarbon, a chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbon or a combination thereof, a density of the phenolic resin foam is 10 kg/m01-10-2013
20110159271Foam gasket for the protection of photovoltaic modules and method of preparing the same - A foamed gasket used in the photovoltaic module is disclosed. A method of preparing a foamed gasket is also disclosed. According to the present invention, the gasket can effectively protect a photovoltaic module against shock and reduce the possibility of moisture penetrating a seal between rigid surfaces.06-30-2011
20080248280 Process for Preparing a Dispersion Liquid of Zeolite Fine Particles - The invention provides a preparation process of organic-group-modified zeolite fine particles excellent in stability of particle size and to be used for electronic materials or the like. The preparation process comprises a first step of obtaining a liquid containing zeolite seed crystals having a particle size of 80 nm or less which are formed in the presence of a structure directing agent, a second step of adding an organic-group-containing hydrolyzable silane compound to the liquid obtained by the first step, and a third step of maturing the liquid of the second step at temperature higher than that of the first step. A dispersion liquid of zeolite fine particles obtained by the process.10-09-2008
20080248279PAPER MACHINE FABRICS - A composite paper machine fabric substrate of a base and batt formed from polyamide is reinforced by a polymer having a glass transition temperature (TG) of −40 to 15° C. that is dispersed at below the face side surface of the fabric substrate to mechanically bond to the substrate. The polymer is thermoplastic enabling an improvement in flexibility and overall wear while at the same time permitting porosity necessary for proper drying of paper.10-09-2008
20080248278FIBER REINFORCED THERMOPLASTIC SHEETS WITH SURFACE COVERINGS AND METHODS OF MAKING - A composite sheet material comprises a porous core layer adjacent to a skin layer. The porous core layer comprises a thermoplastic material and 20 to 80 weight percent (wt %) fibers based on a total weight of the porous core layer. The thermoplastic material comprises poly(arylene ether) and an additive comprising a flame retardant, a smoke emission retardant, a flame and smoke emission retardant or a combination of two or more of the foregoing retardants, wherein the additive is free of chlorine and bromine. The thermoplastic material may optionally comprise a viscosity modifier. The skin layer covers at least a portion of a surface of the porous core layer.10-09-2008
20090169859Article Comprising a Mesoporous Coating Having a Refractive Index Profile and Methods for Making Same - The present invention relates to an article comprising a substrate having a main surface coated with a coating, part of which at least is mesoporous and has a refractive index profile with optical function, whose variation is imposed by the mesopore content and/or the filling ratio of the mesopores.07-02-2009
20080226892FIBER-FILLED MOLDED ARTICLES - Polymer molding processes, such as injection-molding processes, include use of a viscosity-reducing supercritical fluid additive resulting in less breakage of reinforcing fibers upon introduction into the mold.09-18-2008
20080220239INK-JET RECORDING MEDIUM FOR DYE- OR PIGMENT -BASED INK-JET INKS - The present invention is drawn to a method of preparing a porous media substrate, comprising combining metal or semi-metal oxide particulates with a polymeric binder, wherein the metal or semi-metal oxide particulates are associated with at least one water soluble coating formulation additive. At least a portion of the water soluble coating formulation additive i) is in the form of unreacted additive, or ii) generates undesired electrolytes. Additional steps include removing at least a portion of the unreacted additive or undesired electrolytes, either before or after combining the metal or semi-metal oxide particulates with the polymeric binder, thereby forming a refined coating composition; and applying the refined coating composition to a media substrate to form an ink-receiving layer having a porous surface.09-11-2008
20080220238Environmental protection and safety sign pad and manufacturing method thereof - The present invention discloses an environmental protection and safety pad and a manufacturing method thereof. The manufacturing method includes: providing a continuously outputted central mesh fabric; coating a soft polymer raw material onto the central mesh fabric according to a predetermined pattern by a plurality of material releasing/flow control systems that installs a soft polymer raw material such as a reflective glass bead or a fluorescent color powder of different hues; and finally providing a predetermined high temperature of the central mesh fabric of the coated soft polymer raw material, so that the soft polymer raw materials are foamed to form an environmental protection and safety pad with two or more colors and having reflective, wearing-resisting and biodegradable features.09-11-2008
20110268957NEEDLE BONDED COMPLEX - A process for preparation of a complex for resin impregnation includes the production of a sheet having at least one layer of a fibrous reinforcing structure and a layer of a thickening material that considerably thickens the sheet, the layers associated in a juxtaposed manner. The process also includes needle bonding of the sheet on the side of the fibrous reinforcing structure by means of barbed needles. The barbed needles pass through at least the layer of a fibrous reinforcing structure and at least partially through the layer of thickening material. The needles move in the direction of the sheet at essentially the same speed as the sheet when they pass through it, with an impact density ranging from 1 to 25 impacts per cm11-03-2011
20110268956METHOD FOR OBTAINING CERAMIC COATINGS AND CERAMIC COATINGS OBTAINED - The invention relates to a process for obtaining ceramic coatings and ceramic coatings obtained. This process allows obtaining coatings of ceramic oxides, such as ZrO11-03-2011
20130115440COMPOSITES - Embodiments include methods of forming a composite. The methods can include providing a foam core, wherein the foam core includes a foam having a softening point of 90° C. to 110° C., covering a portion of the foam core with a prepreg, contacting the prepreg that covers the portion of the foam core with a curable composition, and curing the prepreg and the curable composition to form the composite, wherein the prepreg insulates the foam core during the curing so that the foam maintains a temperature that is below the softening point. Embodiments include a composite obtained by curing the prepreg and the curable composition. Embodiments include B-stageable formulation having a resin component and a hardener component.05-09-2013
20130101825METHOD FOR PREPARING A NANOPOROUS ULTRA-LOW DIELECTRIC THIN FILM INCLUDING A HIGH-TEMPERATURE OZONE TREATMENT AND A NANOPOROUS ULTRA-LOW DIELECTRIC THIN FILM PREPARED BY THE SAME METHOD - The present invention provides a method for preparing a nanoporous ultra-low dielectric thin film including a high-temperature ozone treatment and nanoporous ultra-low dielectric thin film prepared by the same method. The method includes preparing a mixture of an organic silicate matrix-containing solution and a reactive porogen-containing solution; coating the mixture on a substrate to form a thin film; and heating the thin film with an ozone treatment. The prepared nanoporous ultra-low dielectric thin film could have a dielectric constant of about 2.3 or less and a mechanical strength of about 10 GPa or more by improving a pore size and a distribution of pores in the thin film by performing an ozone treatment with high temperature and optimization of the ozone treatment temperature.04-25-2013
20080199679Method of Producing Multicolored Films - Multicolored film composites are produced by laminating a support film with at least two different-colored top films. The surface of the top films or of the film composite is provided with a surface structure. The support film is a film of thermoplastic foam material, and the top films are laminated on in temporal succession and in overlapping relationship onto the support film.08-21-2008
20080199678Method for the Production of Vacuum Insulation Panels - The invention relates to a process for producing vacuum insulation panels by envelopment of a shaped body comprising open-celled foam with a gastight film and subsequent evacuation and gastight welding shut of the films wherein the shaped body comprising open-celled foam is compressed after curing and before evacuation.08-21-2008
20120276364Structural Sandwich Panel and Method of Manufacture Thereof - A standard sandwich panel has forms within its core. The forms are made of a lightweight material that is hydrophobic, e.g. polyisocyanurate. The rest of the core is made of a material that has sufficient strength to transfer shear forces between faceplates of the panel. The main core material can be a compact thermoplastic elastomer.11-01-2012
20110274911METHOD FOR INTRODUCTION OF FILLING MATERIALS IN LIQUID FORM INTO POROUS BODIES - Method for introduction of filling materials into porous bodies in which the filling materials in liquid form are brought into contact with the porous bodies and are distributed from at least one site within the porous body in this porous body.11-10-2011
20110274910REINFORCED STRUCTURE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE - A reinforced structure is disclosed which includes a structural component as well as a reinforcing part that is arranged in a cavity of the structural component. The reinforcing part can include a support part and a connection, the support part being arranged in the cavity such that a distance between the support part and the structural component at a position of the structural component with a higher probability of deforming under a force load from outside on the structural component is shorter than at a position of the structural component with a lower probability of deforming under a force load from the outside.11-10-2011
20110274909PU PRODUCT AND A METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A PU product and a method for making the same prepare a stereoscopic mold in accordance with a formation of the PU product. Accordingly, a layer of particular material is sprayed in cavities of the stereoscopic mold via a spraying device. Additionally, a PU foaming material is poured into the cavities of the stereoscopic mold via a pouring device. Finally, the PU foaming material is wrapped in the particular material as an outer case via a mold forming technique to form the PU product. Correspondingly, the risk of manufacturing bad products could be decreased, and the hardness of the PU product surface could be increased, so that the applicable scope of the product could be enlarged.11-10-2011
20100316864CUSHIONING PAD FOR HOT PRESS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A hot press cushioning pad 12-16-2010
20130157038COMPOSITE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A composite includes a substrate and at least a resin composition formed on the substrate. A surface of the substrate is defined a plurality of micro-pores therein. The resin composition is coupled to the surface having the micro-pores by the resin composition filling and hardening within the micro-pores. The resin composition contains crystalline thermoplastic synthetic resins. A method for making the composite is also described.06-20-2013
20110311800MICROSTRUCTURE AND MICROSTRUCTURE PRODUCTION METHOD - A microstructure enabling provision of an anisotropic conductive member capable of reducing wiring defects and a method of producing such microstructure. The microstructure includes through-holes formed in an insulating matrix and filled with a metal and an insulating substance. The through-holes have a density of 1×1012-22-2011
20110311799Insulating Panel Made From Reclaimed Foam - An insulating panel and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed are disclosed. The insulating panel is manufactured, at least in part, through the use of reclaimed materials.12-22-2011
20120003462NAIL-PLATED COMPOSITE STRUCTURAL SYSTEM - A composite structural system comprising first and second outer plates and an inner core of elastomer wherein the outer plates are formed with a plurality of nails pre-punched from the plates to provide coherent integration between the outer plates and the inner elastomer core and are fabricated either by a Post-Sandwich method or a Pre-Sandwich method01-05-2012
20120021203Molding Compound for Producing a Fireproof Lining - Disclosed is a molding compound for producing a fireproof lining, especially for a combustion chamber of a stationary gas turbine. The molding compound is characterized particularly by the fact that the molding compound is formed from more than about 50 percent by weight of silicon carbide and less than about 50 percent by weight of aluminum silicate.01-26-2012
20120028026MATERIAL FOR PACKAGING ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS - The invention provides a material for packaging of electronic components comprising a structured layer, wherein said structured layer comprises a mesh of cells, each cell comprising an electrically conductive rim and an electrically non conductive interior, said cells being interconnected so that any two adjacent cells share at least a portion of their respective rims.02-02-2012
20120028025ELECTRICAL OR ELECTRONIC COMPOSITE COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING AN ELECTRICAL OR ELECTRONIC COMPOSITE COMPONENT - The invention relates to an electrical and electronic composite component (02-02-2012
20120028024CELLULAR STRUCTURES AND VISCOELASTIC POLYURETHANE FOAMS - The present invention discloses a structure comprising a plurality of three dimensional cells, wherein each cell comprises exterior walls defining an interior void wherein the walls comprise a plurality of struts and windows, the struts forming borders for the plurality of windows, wherein the struts have a plurality of pores. The present invention further discloses a viscoelastic foam having a ratio of elastic modulus (E′) at 20° C. to 25% compression force deflection (CFD) of 25 to 125.02-02-2012
20120040171METHOD FOR MAKING A FIBROUS ARTICLE - The present invention generally relates to a method and apparatus for a making a formed fibrous article and more specifically to method and apparatus for making a formed fibrous article useful as an absorbent core structure in a disposable sanitary article such as a sanitary napkin, panty liner, diaper or the like. The present invention also relates to a disposable sanitary article including a formed fibrous article according to the present invention as a core structure thereof.02-16-2012
20080274344METHOD TO PREPARE NANOPARTICLES ON POROUS MEDIUMS - A method to prepare porous medium decorated with nanoparticles involves contacting a suspension of nanoparticles in an ionic liquid with a porous medium such that the particles diffuse into the pores of the medium followed by heating the resulting composition to a temperature equal to or greater than the thermal decomposition temperature of the ionic liquid resulting in the removal of the liquid portion of the suspension. The nanoparticles can be a metal, an alloy, or a metal compound. The resulting compositions can be used as catalysts, sensors, or separators.11-06-2008
20090258213CARBON MATERIALS WITH INTERCONNECTED PORES - Methods of forming an electrically-conductive mesoporous carbon structure with interconnected pores or highly interconnected pores, and the resulting structures are described. The structure is formed by providing a mesoporous template, filling the mesopores with an organic precursor, polymerizing the organic precursor, pyrolyzing the polymerized organic precursor, and etching away the template.10-15-2009
20090263643USE OF SN AND PORE SIZE CONTROL TO IMPROVE BIOCOMPATIBILITY IN POLYCRYSTALLINE DIAMOND COMPACTS - Polycrystalline diamond compacts for use in artificial joints achieve reduced corrosion and improved biocompatibility through the use of solvent metal formulations containing tin and through the control of solvent metal pore size, particularly in inner layers of the compact. Solvent metal formulations containing tin have been discovered which provide sintering ability, part strength, and grind resistance comparable to levels achieved by using CoCrMo solvent metals. It has been discovered that limiting the solvent metal pore size in the diamond layers minimizes or eliminates the occurance of micro cracks in the solvent metal and significantly reduces the corrosion of the compact as manifested by the release of heavy metal ions from the compact. Polycrystalline diamond compacts which utilize both the solvent metal formulations containing tin and the control of pore sizes achieve significantly reduced corrosion and improved biocompatibility compared to prior art polycrystalline diamond compacts.10-22-2009
20120094107ARTIFICIAL SPORTS FIELD INFILL COMPOSITION - In one embodiment, an infill composition includes a resilient material and a porous material including a number of porous particles. In certain instances, the number of porous particles includes porous ceramic particles.04-19-2012
20130209778SEMI-RIGID POLYURETHANE FOAMS AND PROCESSES FOR THEIR PRODUCTION AND USE - Semi-rigid polyurethane foams having a density of 90 to 180 kg/m08-15-2013

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