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428328000 Heavy metal or aluminum or compound thereof 186
428327000 Polymeric or resinous material 122
428325000 Glass or ceramic (i.e., fired or glazed clay, cement, etc.) (porcelain, quartz, etc.) 72
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20090123731MELT-KNEADED PRODUCTS, MOLDED RESIN PRODUCTS, AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - A melt-kneading method for filling material and elastomer or resin, characterized in that a filling material constituted by a filler, and an elastomer or resin (thermoplastic resin or thermosetting resin), are introduced from a material introduction part at the end of a melt-kneading part having a cylinder with a screw and a heater, and the molten elastomer or resin and filling material constituted by a filler are kneaded under the conditions of 1000 to 3000 rpm in the rotation speed of the screw and 1500 to 4500 sec05-14-2009
20090123730SURFACE TO BE SOLDERED - The invention relates to a surface of an object, especially a heat exchanger, e.g. a lateral part, a wavy rib, or a tube of a heat exchanger, which is to be soldered by means of a flux layer (05-14-2009
20100129640Soy composite materials comprising a reducing sugar and methods of making the same - The present invention provides composite materials derived from formaldehyde-free aqueous binder compositions comprising defatted soy flour of no greater than 43 micron mesh particle size, polymer particles of at least one emulsion (co)polymer, and one or more reducing sugar. Also provided are methods of making and using composite materials containing the formaldehyde-free binder compositions.05-27-2010
20090181236Toner Release Coating - The present disclosure relates to a toner release coating that may be applied to a toner regulating member such as a doctor blade which may reduce toner adhesion at a doctoring pre-nip location. The toner release coating may be formed from lubricating particulate and a polymeric binder resin.07-16-2009
20100021720Transparent coductive oxide and method of production thereof - Novel effective method of vacuum evaporation and followed deposition of transparent conductive oxides on the polymer basis allows achieve the high technical and operational parameters of ITO film: transparency, conductivity, a high adhesion to a polymer substrate (especially in limiting the temperature of deposition no more than 60° C.), resistance to thermal shock, thermal cycles, humidity, etc. and providing relatively low cost without the use of precious metals. The transparent conductive oxides which are obtained according presented invention is generally characterized by nano structures with the size of nano crystals from 6 nm up to 25 nm. wherein a nano structure is distributed evenly across the surface. The value of transparency of the transparent conductive oxides ITO that were received according presented invention was 92% when the value of surface resistance was 12 ohms/□.01-28-2010
20090191402Self-Healing Laminate System - A laminate material may include a first flexible layer, and a self-healing composite layer in contact with the first flexible layer. The composite layer includes an elastomer matrix, a plurality of first capsules including a polymerizer, and a corresponding activator for the polymerizer. The laminate material may self-heal when subjected to a puncture or a tear.07-30-2009
20090191401Magnetic paint - Magnetic receptive Paints and coatings have been developed to allow one to paint a wall with this coating and apply magnets to this surface. The further development of magnetic receptive coatings incorporates the use of multiple size particles giving the finished surface a smoother appearance and increasing the particle load in the dry mill surface. This is useful in the coating of substrates where the need to coat the thinnest possible coating on the surface of a substrate such as papers and films as well as painting on walls, gives you the highest magnetic receptive surface possible at the thinnest mill thickness of applied coating.07-30-2009
20110195244RESIN-COATED METALLIC PIGMENT, WATER BASE PAINT CONTAINING THE SAME, COATED PRODUCT TO WHICH WATER BASE PAINT HAS BEEN APPLIED, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING RESIN-COATED METALLIC PIGMENT - The present invention relates to a resin-coated metallic pigment in which a coating layer constituted of a single layer or a plurality of layers is formed on a surface of a base particle, an outermost layer of the coating layer being composed of a resin which is a polymer containing one or more compound selected from a monomer and an oligomer having two or more polymeric double bonds as constituent unit, and a surface portion of the outermost layer being treated with a surface modifier which is a compound having one polymeric double bond.08-11-2011
20090104434CONFORMAL MULTIFUNCTIONAL COATINGS - A device includes a substrate having an outer surface and a nano-particle coating on the outer surface. In particular, the nano-particle coating is substantially a molecular monolayer of a plurality of nano-particles. Furthermore, a composite material may be constructed that includes a base material having one or more ingredients and a filler material. In particular, the filler material is made up of a plurality of particulates which, themselves, include a substrate having an outer surface and a nano-particle coating on the outer surface.04-23-2009
20120183762Magnetic alignment of nanoparticles within a polymer - A method for magnetically aligning non-particles within a polymer, involving adding a magnetic nano-particle filler to a plastic material, such as a molten thermoplastic. The magnetic property allows the filler or particles to be aligned through the use of magnetic fields during the molding process. In one embodiment, the nano-particles are synthesized to a specific size, and are made by applying suitable coatings to existing fillers.07-19-2012
20120177911PREPREG - There is provided a prepreg for electronic materials which has superior flame retardancy and heat resistance. The prepreg relevant to the present invention comprises a glass composition filler which has a mean particle diameter of 2.0 μm or less and a CaO content of 5% by mass or more, a glass cloth, and a matrix resin, characterized in that an amount of said glass composition filler to be filled is 10% by volume to 70% by volume relative to the total volume of said glass composition filler and said matrix resin.07-12-2012
20100119815Preparation Method of Nanodiamond and Nanocarbon with the Same Atomic Ratio of Hydrogen and Halogen Among the Chemical Compound of Carbon, Hydrogen and Halogen by Dehydrohalogenation and Their Production - The present invention relates to nanocarbon with the compound of 1:1 atomic number ratio of hydrogen and halogen among chemical compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and halogen and a preparation method thereof. The present invention relates to a new preparation method of carbons in various forms such as nanodiamond, fullerene, nanographite, carbon onion, carbon nanotube, carbon nanofiber with the compound of 1:1 atomic number ratio of hydrogen and halogen among chemical compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and halogen by dehydrohalogenation.05-13-2010
20100112336RFID FOR MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION WITH APPLICATIONS IN MANUFACTURING - An RFID tag system and method. An RFID tag is encapsulated within a protective material and formed as a ball. The RFID ball is then mixed with a material that is to be deposited on a particular work piece, such as a coating being deposited on a piece of sheet metal. The RFID ball can later be read when the work piece is in the production environment using a suitable RFID reader. In this manner, the RFID ball forms a permanent part of the work piece and is able to be interrogated at any occasion during the assembly of a product.05-06-2010
20100075135THERMAL GREASE ARTICLE AND METHOD - An article including a first release liner with a first release surface, a second release liner with a second release surface, and a layer of a thermally conductive grease between the first and the second release surfaces. The thermally conductive grease includes a mixture of at least three distributions of thermally conductive particles, each of the at least three distributions of thermally conductive particles having an average (D03-25-2010
20120244338NANOCALCITE AND VINYL ESTER COMPOSITES - Compositions comprising surface-modified nanocalcite particles dispersed in a curable resin system comprising a vinyl ester, and coatings and fibrous composites incorporating such compositions are described. The surface-modifying agents include a binding group ionically associated with the calcite and a compatiblizing segment, compatible with the curable resin. The surface-modifying agent may also include a reactive group capable of reacting with the curable resin system. Methods of preparing nanocalcite composites and coating a fibrous composites prepared from such nanocalcite composites are also described.09-27-2012
20100035044ARTICLE COMPRISING AN ADHESION PROMOTER COATING - It is desired to find a new class of adhesion promoters to adhere the granules to the asphalt. Generally, the application is directed to an article comprising a substrate and a coating on the substrate, wherein the coating comprises a polyolefin. The substrate may be a roofing granule. In certain embodiments, the polyolefin is a chemically modified polyolefin. In some embodiments, the coating comprises a photocatalytic material.02-11-2010
20130034723METHOD FOR SURFACE TREATING A SUBSTRATE AND DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT THE METHOD - The invention relates to a method for surface treating a substrate (02-07-2013
20090311513METHOD FOR DEPOSITING CRYSTALLINE TITANIA NANOPARTICLES AND FILMS - A one-step and room-temperature process for depositing nanoparticles or nanocomposite (nanoparticle-assembled) films of metal oxides such as crystalline titanium dioxide (TiO12-17-2009
20130084451METHOD FOR PATTERNING NANO PARTICLES - The invention provides a simple and inexpensive method to assemble nanomaterials into millimeter lengths. The method can be used to generate optical, sensing, electronic, magnetic and or catalytic materials. Also provided is a substrate comprised of fused nanoparticles. The invention also provides a diode comprised of assembled nanoparticles.04-04-2013
20090214854GAS BARRIER MULTILAYER FILM - Provided is a film which can be industrially coated easily and exhibits excellent gas barrier performance without being subjected to a high-temperature heat treatment. The film exhibits good gas barrier performance immediately after the production, and maintains the excellent gas barrier performance while exhibiting excellent hot water resistance and printing resistance. More specifically, provided are: a gas barrier laminated film including a resin layer on an inorganic thin film formed on at least one surface of a support film, the resin layer being formed by applying: (1) an aqueous dispersion containing polyvinyl alcohol (a), an ethylene-unsaturated carboxylic acid copolymer (b), and inorganic particles (c); (2) an aqueous dispersion containing an ethylene-unsaturated carboxylic acid copolymer (b), inorganic particles (c), and/or a cross-linking agent (d); or (3) an aqueous dispersion containing polyvinyl alcohol (a), an ethylene-unsaturated carboxylic acid copolymer (b), inorganic particles (c), and a cross-linking agent (d), to the inorganic thin film surface; and a method of producing the gas barrier laminated film.08-27-2009
20130136917PROCESSES FOR PREPARING DEVICES AND FILMS BASED ON CONDUCTIVE NANOPARTICLES - The present invention relates to a process for preparing a device comprising: (i) providing an aqueous emulsion comprising an organic solvent, a surfactant and at least one conductive organic compound; (ii) removal of the organic solvent to provide an aqueous suspension of conductive nanoparticles comprising the at least one conductive organic compound; (iii) depositing the nanoparticles onto a substrate to form a nanoparticle layer; and (iv) annealing the nanoparticle layer.05-30-2013
20100323186TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING TRANSPARENT CONDUCTIVE FILM - A transparent conductive film includes: a film base that is light transmissive, a carbon nanotube layer provided on the film base, and a metal oxide layer that is light transmissive and is deposited on the carbon nanotube layer, the metal oxide layer being provided with cracks.12-23-2010
20100323185METALLICALLY COATED LIGHT-REFLECTING COMPONENTS BASED ON THERMOPLASTIC MOLDING COMPOUNDS - Relates to the use of a thermoplastic polymer molding compound for producing metallically coated light-reflecting components based on thermoplastics, which are suitable for operating temperatures of at least 200° C. The polymer molding compound used according to the present invention is characterized in that it comprises polyamides which are selected from a group which comprises homopolyamides, copolyamides, and mixtures (blends) made of homopolyamides and copolyamides and mixtures made of homopolyamides or copolyamides, these polyamides being selected from a group which comprises amorphous and transparent polyamides, and these polyamides having a glass transition temperature (Tg) of at least 205° C. Light-reflecting components produced according to the use according to the present invention are suitable for operating temperatures of at least 200° C. and comprise reflectors for traveling lights of vehicles, for signal and lighting devices, and reflectors for solar collectors.12-23-2010
20090155569HEAT-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE, AND HEAT-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE MATERIAL - The present invention provides a heat-sensitive adhesive containing at least a thermoplastic resin, a solid plasticizer, and an adhesion-imparting agent, wherein the adhesion-imparting agent is an adhesion-imparting agent emulsion which is prepared by emulsifying in the presence of a polymeric emulsifier.06-18-2009
20100104855PREFORM MANUFACTURING METHOD, PREFORM MANUFACTURING APPARATUS, PREFORM AND OPTICAL MEMBER - A method for manufacturing a preform from a nano composite resin that includes a thermoplastic resin containing inorganic fine particles, the preform being a pre-finish product of an optical member having an optical surface formed by press molding, is provided. The method includes: supplying a solution including the nano composite resin and a solvent into a mold which has an approximate optical surface closely resembling the optical surface and an opening to an atmosphere; and evaporating the solvent while a shape of the approximate optical surface is kept, to solidify the solution.04-29-2010
20100104854LAMINATED ADHESIVE THERMOPLASTIC RESIN FILM - A laminated adhesive thermoplastic resin film includes a laminated layer containing a polyester resin (A) and a polyester resin (B) different from each other in glass transition temperature and a melamine-based crosslinking agent (C) as components and having a surface energy of 48 to 55 mN/m, formed at least on one surface of the thermoplastic resin film, wherein the glass transition temperature of the polyester resin (A) is 110° C. or higher; the glass transition temperature of the polyester resin (B) is 60° C. to lower than 110° C.; and the amount of the melamine-based crosslinking agent (C) is 75 to 200 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight based on the weight of the polyester resin (A) and the polyester resin (B).04-29-2010
20100104856BOEHMITE-FILLED POLYPROPYLENE RESIN COMPOSITION AND MOLDED ARTICLE COMPRISING THE SAME - There is provided a polypropylene resin composition comprising 50 to 99% by weight of a resin (I) and 1 to 50% by weight of boehmite (C) having a BET specific surface area of 20 to 80 m04-29-2010
20100040866HYDRAZINE-FREE SOLUTION DEPOSITION OF CHALCOGENIDE FILMS - A method of depositing a film of a metal chalcogenide including the steps of: contacting an isolated hydrazinium-based precursor of a metal chalcogenide and a solvent having therein a solubilizing additive to form a solution of a complex thereof; applying the solution of the complex onto a substrate to produce a coating of the solution on the substrate; removing the solvent from the coating to produce a film of the complex on the substrate; and thereafter annealing the film of the complex to produce a metal chalcogenide film on the substrate. Also provided is a process for preparing an isolated hydrazinium-based precursor of a metal chalcogenide as well as a thin-film field-effect transistor device using the metal chalcogenides as the channel layer.02-18-2010
20090169865Abhesive layer of cross-linked nanoparticles - The invention relates to an abhesive layer and to a method for producing an abhesive coating from cross-linked inorganic nanosols.07-02-2009
20130029131METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A process for producing boron nitride nanotubes and nanotube films, which process comprises heating a liquid composition comprising boron particles and a metal compound, wherein heating takes place at a temperature of from 800-1300° C. in a gaseous atmosphere containing nitrogen that causes boron nitride nanotubes to grow, and wherein the boron particles have an Caverage particle size of less than 100 nm, and wherein the metal compound is selected such that it promotes the growth of boron nitride nanotubes during heating.01-31-2013
20130052452FERROCENE /CARBON DIOXIDE RELEASING SYSTEM - Microparticles that encapsulate a fire extinguishing agent or combination of fire extinguishing agents, methods for preparing these microcapsules, methods for using such microcapsules, and articles of manufacture including at least one of such microparticles either in a coating or in a matrix that makes up a structural component of the article of manufacture are disclosed.02-28-2013
20090042017Surface Protective Sheet - To provide a surface protective sheet having superior anti-ultraviolet property and exhibiting little yellow tint.02-12-2009
20090305031NANODIAMOND MANUFACTURE AND PROCESS FOR MAKING THEREOF - Disclosed are novel coatings and other components of articles of manufacture featuring the inclusion of nanodiamonds therein. Also disclosed are methods of achieving such inclusion and methods of utilizing the resultant, improved articles.12-10-2009
20130071646ANTI-REFLECTIVE COATING COMPOSITION, ANTI-REFLECTION FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - This disclosure relates to an anti-reflective coating composition that is divided into at least two layers through phase separation after monolayer coating, more particularly an anti-reflective coating composition comprising hollow particles coated with a fluorine-based compound having refractive index of 1.3˜1.4 and surface tension of 10˜25 mN/m on the surface, an anti-reflection film manufactured therefrom, and a method of manufacturing the same.03-21-2013
20090092823Braze-metal coated articles and process for making same - In one embodiment, a carbide-containing article includes a carbide body with an attached optional superabrasive layer. A braze metal coating is attached to a surface the carbide substrate. The coating primarily is made of particles of a metal having a melting point of less than 1200° C., the particles having a size of less than 0.1 mm. In another embodiment, a process for applying a braze metal coating to a carbide body of a superabrasive or other article includes depositing finely divided particles of a low melting point metal onto the carbide body by spraying the particles and gas onto the body at a velocity that is between 500 km/sec and 2 km/sec, with volumetric delivery of the particles being less than 50 grams per minute.04-09-2009
20090297829PROCESS FOR INCORPORATING METAL NANOPARTICLES IN A POLYMERIC ARTICLE AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH - A process of incorporating metal in the form of nanoparticles into the surface layer of a polymeric article and the resultant articles are disclosed. The process includes bringing at least a part of the surface of said article in contact with a solvent mixture that contains (a) water, (b) a carrier conforming to12-03-2009
20120225284COMPOSITE ARTICLE FOR USE AS SELF-CLEANING MATERIAL - A composite article includes a core layer and an upper layer overlying the core layer. The upper layer is made of perfluoroalkoxy polymer (PFA) and a photocatalytic material (PM), wherein the PM defines at least about 25% of a total area of an exterior surface of the upper layer.09-06-2012
20120225283OPTICAL FILM HAVING ANTISTATIC LAYER, AND ANTIREFLECTION FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - There is provided an optical film comprising a transparent support having thereon at least one layer of an antistatic layer formed of a composition containing at least the following (A) to (D): (A) an electrically conductive polymer, (B) a polyfunctional monomer having two or more polymerizable group, (C) a non-aromatic alcohol compound having four or more hydroxyl groups, and (D) a photopolymerization initiator.09-06-2012
20120225282HYDRATION CONTROLLED VARIABLE REFLECTIVITY COATINGS - Coatings configured to change between a relatively higher reflectivity state and a relatively lower reflectivity state depending at least partially upon a hydration state of at least a portion of the coating are generally disclosed. Some example coatings may include a selectively reflective layer comprising superabsorbent particles. The superabsorbent particles may have a relatively higher reflectively when substantially dry and a relatively lower reflectivity when substantially hydrated. When substantially dry, the selectively reflective layer may reflect a first fraction of incident light. When substantially hydrated, the selectively reflective layer may reflect a second fraction of the incident light. The first fraction of the incident light may be greater than the second fraction of the incident light.09-06-2012
20120225281TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED VARIABLE REFLECTIVITY COATINGS - Coatings configured to change between a relatively higher reflectivity state and a relatively lower reflectivity state depending at least partially upon temperature are generally disclosed. Some example coatings may include a selectively reflective layer including a plurality of microcapsules, which may include an ionic liquid and/or a surfactant within a shell. The microcapsules may have a relatively higher reflectively when at temperatures above a cloud transition temperature and/or a relatively lower reflectivity when at temperatures below the cloud transition temperature. When at temperatures above the cloud transition temperature, the selectively reflective layer may reflect a first fraction of the incident light. When at temperatures below the cloud transition temperature, the selectively reflective layer may reflect a second fraction of the incident light. The first fraction of the incident light may be greater than the second fraction of the incident light.09-06-2012
20120196116GYPSUM WALL BOARD CONTAINING MICRO-ENCAPSULATED LATENT HEAT ACCUMULATOR MATERIALS - The present invention relates to a gypsum construction board comprising two covering layers and a gypsum core, where the gypsum core comprises microcapsules with a lipophilic capsule core and a capsule wall formed from 08-02-2012
20090239060Pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for marking - A pressure sensitive adhesive sheet for marking which comprises a substrate of a non-vinyl chloride-based resin, a pressure sensitive adhesive layer disposed on one face of the substrate and a crosslinked acrylic urethane-based coating layer which comprises (A) an acrylic polyol resin modified with a polyester and having a weight-average molecular weight of 15,000 to 80,000 and (B) a polyisocyanate-based compound as the curing agent and is disposed on the other face of the substrate. The pressure sensitive adhesive sheet is a sheet using a non-vinyl chloride-based substrate which meets environmental requirements, exhibits excellent resistance to scratches, resistance to dipping into chemicals, resistance to cracks under stretching and weatherability and a desired gloss and can be advantageously used, for example, for automobiles.09-24-2009
20090239059Wallboard Materials Incorporating a Microparticle Matrix - A method of forming a wallboard material can include forming a mixture including microparticles, sodium silicate and vinyl acetate. The mixture can be disposed between a metallic facing membrane and a second facing membrane. The mixture can then be heat cured in a single step sufficient to form a wallboard material having the metallic facing membrane and the second facing membrane attached to a core matrix. The heat curing time is complete in less than about 1.5 hours without causing damage to the wallboard material.09-24-2009
20090239058EROSIONS SYSTEMS AND COMPONENTS COMPRISING THE SAME - An erosion system including a toughened resin for improving erosion resistance, the toughened resin including a resin and a toughening agent, and a support for retaining the toughened resin where at least one layer of the erosion system is applied to a component to provide from about a 50% increase to about a 400% increase in erosion resistance to the component per layer of the erosion system.09-24-2009
20090233084Nano-particle loaded metal oxide matrix coatings deposited via combustion deposition - Certain example embodiments relate to coatings comprising nano-particle loaded metal oxide matrices deposited via combustion deposition. The matrix and the nano-particles comprising the coating may be of or include the same metal or a different metal. For example, the coating may include a silicon oxide matrix (e.g., SiO09-17-2009
20090047499GROUND CALCIUM CARBONATE COMPOSITES FOR STORAGE ARTICLES AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - The present invention is directed to an environmentally friendly composite structure and storage article fabricated therefrom. The composite structure includes a fiber-containing layer, such as a fiberboard layer or other layer having fibers from natural and/or synthetic sources, and a ground calcium carbonate-containing layer covering the fiber-containing layer. The ground calcium carbonate-containing layer is substantially continuously bonded to the fiber-containing layer along the surface of the fiber-containing layer. The fiber-containing layer and ground calcium carbonate-containing layer can be shaped, sized and manufactured such that the composite structure formed therefrom is capable of being shaped to form the storage article. The composite structure has advantages in that it has a high degree of pliability and flexibility that is increased over the pliability of the fiber-containing layer alone, which renders it highly attractive to consumers. The composite structure further has tensile strength and other characteristics that allow it to be readily machined into desired storage article forms, such as box and carton forms.02-19-2009
20090258216SILICONE ADHESIVE FOR SEMICONDUCTOR ELEMENT - A silicone adhesive for a semiconductor element that is suitable as a die bonding material for fixing a light emitting diode chip to a substrate. The adhesive includes (a) an addition reaction-curable silicone resin composition having a viscosity at 25° C. of not more than 100 Pa·s, and yielding a cured product upon heating at 150° C. for 3 hours that has a type D hardness prescribed in JIS K6253 of at least 30, (b) a white pigment powder having an average particle size of less than 1 μm, and (c) a white or colorless and transparent powder having an average particle size of at least 1 μm but less than 10 μm. The adhesive exhibits high levels of concealment, effectively reflects light emitted from the LED chip, and also exhibits favorable chip positioning properties, superior adhesive strength, and excellent durability.10-15-2009
20120114932THERMAL CONDUCTION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A thermal conduction device and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed. Firstly, arrange a plurality of diamond particles on a plane according to a predetermined pattern to form a diamond particle monolayer. Next, apply a forming process on a metal material such that the metal material forms a metal matrix wrapping the diamond particles to form a composite body including the diamond particle monolayer embedded in the metal matrix. Next, stack a plurality of the composite bodies and perform a heating process to join the metal matrixes to each other to form the thermal conduction device. The device is characterized in arranging diamond particles on a plane to form a two-dimensional monolayer structure and manufactured via assembling the two-dimensional monolayer structures to form a three-dimensional multilayer structure. By controlling the arrangement of the diamond particles, the thermal conduction device can have superior thermal conduction performance.05-10-2012
20090029148Metal Nanoparticle, Metal Nanoparticle Colloid, Method for Storing Metal Nanoparticle Colloid, and Metal Coating Film - The object of the present invention is provide a metal nanoparticle which has a nano-sized average diameter while being highly stable as a particle, and a method for producing such metal nanoparticle. Particularly provides a metal nanoparticle having characteristics such as particle diameter and particle size distribution suitable for forming a conductive coating layer, and a method for producing such metal nanoparticle. The metal nanoparticle of the present invention is characterized in that it is obtained by reacting a reducing agent act on a solution containing an organic acid metal salt and an amine.01-29-2009
20090162640POLYMER MECHANICAL DAMPING COMPOSITES AND METHODS OF PRODUCTION - A method of reshaping an article comprising a polyelectrolyte complex, the polyelectrolyte complex comprising an intermolecular blend of a predominantly positively-charged polyelectrolyte and a predominantly negatively charged polyelectrolyte by controlling the salt doping level.06-25-2009
20130164525SURFACE COATINGS AND METHODS - Provided herein include methods and compositions pertaining to coatings, such as paints, for covering a substrate. In some aspects and embodiments the coatings may include a heat reflective metal oxide pigment that, applied to an external surface of a building (or is applied on a substrate used for an external surface of a building such as an architectural metal panel, EIFS or as a stucco top coat) reduces the energy consumption in the building. In other aspects and embodiments, provided are textured coatings having a texturing material; for example, methods and compositions are provided pertaining to textured coatings that can be applied robotically or in an automated fashion. In various aspects and embodiments, textured coatings are provided that include a texturing material and a heat reflective metal oxide pigment. In some aspects and embodiments coatings that include pumice texturing materials (for example pumice having particle sizes of greater than 150 microns) are provided.06-27-2013
20090017285POLYMER COMPOSITION FOR ENCAPSULATING A CHEMICAL AGENT COMPRISING AN OXIRANE COMPOSITION - The present invention relates to a polymer composition for encapsulating or carrying a chemical and/or biological agent, comprising either a polyamine or oxirane composition or mixture thereof. The present invention also relates to a substrate at least partially coated or wrapped with the composition and a method thereof, in addition to a method of dyeing fabrics using the composition.01-15-2009
20120237761MEMBRANE STRUCTURE, PROCESS FOR MAKING MEMBRANE STRUCTURE, AND AQUEOUS DISPERSION FOR FORMING MEMBRANE STRUCTURE - A membrane structure contains cellulose microfibers and an inorganic layered compound. The cellulose constituting the cellulose microfibers has a carboxyl content of 0.1 to 3 mmol/g. The mass ratio of the inorganic layered compound to the cellulose microfibers is 0.01 to 100. The inorganic layered compound preferably has an average particle size of 0.01 to 10 μm and has an amount of charge of 1 to 1000 eq/g. The membrane structure is preferably prepared by using an aqueous dispersion containing cellulose microfibers having a carboxyl content of 0.1 to 3 mmol/g, an inorganic layered compound, and a basic substance.09-20-2012
20130164526Wet-End Manufacturing Process for Bitumen-Impregnated Fiberboard - A process for manufacturing fiberboard by preparing a fiber slurry mixture including containing cellulose fibers and water then atomizing a liquid bituminous material, such as asphalt. The liquid bituminous material is atomized by mixing it with a pressurized gas, such as compressed air, forming a mist comprising droplets of bituminous material having a diameter between 20 microns and 50 microns. A water spray solidifies the bituminous material droplets thereby forming bituminous particles which fall into the fiber slurry within the spray chamber. From there the slurry is sheared, dewatered, and dried, forming a finished fiberboard.06-27-2013
20110281103BLOCK COPOLYMERS AND BLOCK COPOLYMER NANOPARTICLE COMPOSITIONS - Copolymers and methods using the copolymers control the stability, the homogeneity of mixtures and the chargeability of a nanoparticle. A block copolymer-nanoparticle composition includes first, second and third block units that each include repeating units of respective monomers. The monomer of the first block unit includes a binding group that binds to the nanoparticle. The monomer of the second block unit includes a hydrophobic moiety that provides steric stabilization of the nanoparticle and homogeneity of mixtures of the copolymer-nanoparticle composition in a non-polar medium. The monomer of the third block unit includes a chargeable group that imparts a charge to the nanoparticle. An order of the respective block units in the copolymer and the number of repeating units of the monomer in the respective block units control the stability, the homogeneity of mixtures and the charge of the nanoparticle.11-17-2011
20090022977Combination structural support and thermal protection system - A dielectric material includes a network of nanosubstrates, such as but not limited to nanotubes, nanosheets, or other nanomaterials or nanostructures, a polymer base material or matrix, and nanoparticles constructed at least partially of an elemental metal. The network has a predetermined nanosubstrate loading percentage by weight with respect to a total weight of the dielectric material, and a preferential or predetermined longitudinal alignment with respect to an orientation of an incident electrical field. A method of forming the dielectric material includes depositing the metal-based nanoparticles onto the nanosubstrates and subsequently mixing these with a polymer matrix. Once mixed, alignment can be achieved by melt extrusion or a similar mechanical shearing process. Alignment of the nanosubstrate may be in horizontal or vertical direction with respect to the orientation of an incident electrical field.01-22-2009
20120088094THERMOCHROMATIC PIGMENT COVERED ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A thermochromatic pigment covered article, comprising a substrate, and a single layer of a combined encapsulated thermochromatic pigment and resin or resin mixture disposed on the substrate. In accordance with the method of the present invention, an encapsulated thermochromatic pigment mixture and a resin or resin mixture are combined and mixed so that the thermochromatic pigment is disbursed and protected in the resin to prevent it from separating therefrom, and the combined pigment mixture and resin or resin mixture are then applied to the substrate in a single layer.04-12-2012
20110300371EPITAXIAL SUBSTRATE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME - [Problem] An object of the present invention is to provide an epitaxial substrate and a method for producing the same capable of suppressing metal contamination and thereby reducing occurrence of white defects of a solid state imaging sensor by maintaining sufficient gettering capability during a device manufacturing process.12-08-2011
20090081446METHOD OF PLACING CONCRETE - A method of placing a concrete compositions including a) combining 3-40 volume percent cement, 5-50 volume percent fine aggregate, 5-50 volume percent coarse aggregate, and 10-22 volume percent water; b) adding 1.5-40 volume percent of prepuff particles to form a concrete composition; and c) pumping the concrete composition to a point higher in elevation than the delivery point of the concrete to place the concrete. The concrete composition contains less than 30 volume percent of other light weighting aggregates and the prepuff particles have an average particle diameter of from 0.2 mm to 8 mm, a bulk density of from 0.02 g/cc to 0.64 g/cc, an aspect ratio of from 1 to 3. The slump value of the placed concrete measured according to ASTM C 143 is greater than 1 inch and the concrete has a density of from about 40 to about 135 lb./ft03-26-2009
20120015174NOTE PAD CONTAINING CARBONLESS COLOR-DEVELOPING MATERIAL - A note pad includes: a stack of carbonless note sheets each of which includes: a substrate; and a color-developing coating layer formed on an upper surface of the substrate, and including a plurality of microcapsules and a carbonless color-developing material, each of the microcapsules encapsulating a reactive dye and being breakable, when subjected to a pressure, to release the reactive dye to react with the carbonless color-developing material for color development.01-19-2012
20110293920Fluoropolymer Non-Stick Coatings - A coating composition is provided comprising12-01-2011
20110293922CONDUCTIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT USING SAME, BONDING METHOD, BONDING STRUCTURE, AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - A conductive resin composition which includes (a) a curable resin and (b) hard spherical carbon formed by coating the surface of a spherical base carbon particle with fine carbon particles and/or pitch-derived fine carbon pieces is used to electrically bond two conductive elements. The conductive resin composition is supplied to a space between areas of at least two works respectively having the areas to be electrically connected to each other, and the conductive resin composition is cured while applying a pressure between the areas.12-01-2011
20110293921POLYMER COMPOSITION HAVING HEAT-ABSORBING PROPERTIES AND IMPROVED COLOUR PROPERTIES - An embodiment of the present invention relates to a composition comprising a) at least one transparent thermoplastic material; b) at least one inorganic IR absorber comprising at least one boride compound present in an amount of from 0.0015 wt. % to 0.015 wt. %, calculated as solids content of boride in the total polymer composition; and c) at least one inorganic, nano-scale pigment present in an amount of from 0.0008 wt. % to 0.0035 wt. %, based on the total composition; and d) optionally further additives.12-01-2011
20110293919Combustion Cold Spray - Different types of apparatus for fabricating a deposit, method of deposition and an article are presented. The apparatus include a thermal spray gun comprising a combustion chamber, combustion zone, an air injection port, a fuel injection port, a nozzle and a liquid injection port. The combustion zone exists between the inlet side and outlet side of the combustion chamber. The method includes, among other things, providing a fuel and an oxidizer inside the combustion zone, initiating combustion inside the combustion zone, and directing products of the combustion toward the outlet side to create a combustion product stream. The method also includes introducing a feedstock mixture comprising a feedstock material and a liquid into the combustion product stream to create an entrained feedstock stream, and expelling the entrained feedstock stream from the spray gun through a nozzle to form a deposit on a surface of the article.12-01-2011
20110287250ADHESIVE SHEET, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - An object of the present invention is to provide an adhesive sheet that can fill irregularities due to wiring of a substrate or a wire attached to a semiconductor chip, etc., does not form resin burrs during dicing, and has satisfactory heat resistance and moisture resistance. The present invention relates to an adhesive sheet comprising 100 parts by weight of a resin comprising 15 to 40 wt % of a high molecular weight component containing a crosslinking functional group and having a weight-average molecular weight of 100,000 or greater and a Tg of −50° C. to 50° C., and 60 to 85 wt % of a thermosetting component containing an epoxy resin as a main component, and 40 to 180 parts by weight of a filler, the adhesive sheet having a thickness of 10 to 250 μm.11-24-2011
20110287249ANTI-EROSION LAYER FOR AERODYNAMIC COMPONENTS AND STRUCTURES AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - An anti-erosion layer is provided for aerodynamic components or structures and to a method for producing such a layer. Microscale or nanoscale hard material particles are embedded in a binding layer that includes a material that adheres to the aerodynamic component or structure. The anti-erosion layer can be applied by spraying or by evaporation coating.11-24-2011
20090104431Coated paper for printing - A coated paper for printing having a bulk density of 1.05 g/cm04-23-2009
20090022978WAX COATINGS, METHODS OF MAKING COATED ARTICLES AND COATED ARTICLES THEREFROM - A barrier coating for paper and a method of making the coated paper using a wax coating composition containing an inorganic mineral filler is provided. The inorganic mineral filler imparts a viscosity to the wax coating composition similar to the viscosity of the wax coating composition in the absence of the inorganic mineral filler. Coated paper products are also provided.01-22-2009
20110143124FLUORORUBBER-METAL LAMINATE SHEET - A fluororubber-metal laminate sheet, which comprises a metallic sheet and a vulcanized fluorocarbon layer, provided on the metallic sheet by applying thereto a fluororubber composition comprising (A) 100 parts by weight of a polyol-vulcanizable fluororubber, (B) 10-50 parts by weight of amorphous graphite, (C) 1-15 parts by weight of a phenol resin, (D) 1-4 parts by weight of a silane coupling agent, (E) 0.5-8 parts by weight of a polyol-based vulcanizing agent, and (F) 0.5-6 parts by weight of a vulcanizing accelerator, followed by vulcanization of the fluororubber composition to form laminate, where the metallic sheet is free from either a chromating treatment or a chromating substitute treatment, is distinguished in characteristics such as sealability, compression resistance, air-heated aging resistance, anti-freezing liquid resistance, oil resistance, sticking resistance, abrasion resistance, etc.06-16-2011
20110143123HEAT SHRINKABLE POLYESTER FILM - Disclosed is a heat shrinkable polyester multilayer film having excellent transparency, gloss and workability, which can be produced easily. Specifically disclosed is a heat shrinkable polyester film having a haze value of not more than 2%, a glossiness at a measurement angle of 45° of not less than 200% in at least one side of the film, and a dynamic coefficient friction between one side of the film and the other side of the film of not more than 1.5. The heat shrinkable polyester film also has a shrinkage in the main shrinking direction of not less than 50% when immersed in hot water of 95° C. for 10 seconds and a surface resistivity of not more than 13 log Ω at a relative humidity of 65%.06-16-2011
20100291372Method for the Production of an Abrasion-Resistant Film and Finish Film Produced According to Said Method - A method for the production of an abrasion-resistant film (11-18-2010
20080305321IN-SITU FUNCTIONALIZATION OF CARBON NANOTUBES - An embodiment of the present invention is a technique to functionalize carbon nanotubes in situ. A carbon nanotube (NT) array is grown or deposited on a substrate. The NT array is functionalized in situ with a polymer by partial thermal degradation of the polymer to form a NT structure. The functionalization of the NT structure is characterized. The functionalized NT structure is processed according to the characterized functionalization.12-11-2008
20100035045FIBERS COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE FILLER AND PROCESSES FOR THEIR PRODUCTION - Disclosed herein are monofilament fibers and staple fibers comprising at least one polymeric resin and at least one coated filler, wherein the at least one coated filler has an average particle size of less than or equal to about 3 microns, and wherein the at least one coated filler is present in an amount of less than or equal to about 50% by weight, relative to the total weight of the monofilament fibers. Also disclosed herein are methods for producing monofilament fibers, staple fibers, webs, and fabrics comprising adding ground calcium carbonate to at least one polymeric resin and processing the resulting mixture.02-11-2010
20100035043SENSOR COATING - A retro-reflective sensor coating arrangement comprises a base layer of luminescent sensor material and an outer layer of optical bodies, such a spheres.02-11-2010
20100035042Fluorescence Material - The present invention fluorescence material has a particle diameter of the crystal area defined as d02-11-2010
20110217542PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPOSITION, PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE LAYER AND PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET - There are provided a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition containing stably dispersed metal-based fine particles, having further reinforced mechanical properties, and being capable of forming a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer with excellent refractive index and excellent adhesive strength, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet produced therewith. A pressure-sensitive adhesive composition is prepared which includes as a monomer component 100 parts by weight of a (meth)acrylic polymer including 50% by weight or more of a (meth)acrylate represented by the formula CH09-08-2011
20120088093METHOD FOR COATING A SLIDING ELEMENT AND SLIDING ELEMENT, IN PARTICULAR A PISTON RING - The invention relates to a method wherein nanoparticle are first produced and then infused in the coating during the coating process by means of a PVD and/or CVD method. A sliding element comprises a coating formed by means of a PVD and/or CVD method comprising separately produced nanoparticles.04-12-2012
20090098361Member for cavitation erosion resistance and method for manufacturing same04-16-2009
20090162637CARBON NANOTUBE FILLED POLYCARBONATE ANTI-CURL BACK COATING WITH IMPROVED ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES - Transparent or semi-transparent, electrically conductive anti-curl back coating composite for electrophotographic imaging member comprising a carbon nanotube complex and a polycarbonate binder are described along with processes for preparing them.06-25-2009
20090148690METHOD OF PRODUCING A NANOPARTICLE FILM ON A SUBSTRATE - The invention relates to a method of producing a nanoparticle film on a substrate, to a sensor based on such nanoparticle film and to uses thereof. The invention furthermore relates to a method of enhancing the sensitivity and/or selectivity of a nanoparticle film based sensor. Moreover, the present invention relates to a method of detecting an analyte or a mixture of analytes using the film or the sensor.06-11-2009
20100266839GASKET MATERIAL - The present invention relates to a gasket material including: a metal plate; and a fluorine rubber layer having a Vickers hardness of 15 to 30 N/mm10-21-2010
20090087643Laminate Surface Layer Without an Overlay and Method of Manufacture - A process for the production of a decorative laminate comprising a décor layer formed from a décor sheet comprising a paper sheet impregnated with a thermoset resin and coated with a slurry comprising a thermoset resin and a mix of abrasion resistant particles, wherein the mix of abrasion resistant particles comprises elliptical, platelet shaped particles. After the décor sheet is dried, it may be bonded to a core layer, and may serve as an outermost surface layer of the laminate. The decorative laminate is an improvement over the prior art in that it does not need an overlay layer to reduce scratching,; scuffing, and marring, thereby, improving the clarity of the laminate.04-02-2009
20090162638Composites of inorganic and/or organic microparticles and nano-calcium carbonate particles - The present invention relates to composites, comprising inorganic and/or organic pigments and/or fillers in the form of microparticles, the surface of which is coated at least partially with finely divided nano-calcium carbonate with the help of binders based on copolymers comprising as monomers one or more dicarboxylic acids and one or more monomers from the group of diamines, triamines, dialkanolamines or trialkanolamines, a method for producing such composites, aqueous slurries thereof and their use in papermaking or in the field of paint and plastic production and the use of the inventive binders for coating the microparticles with nano-calcium carbonate.06-25-2009
20090280315RESIN COMPOSITION, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A resin composition including an ultraviolet curing resin and ultraviolet-transmitting spherical filler particles having a diameter of 100 μm to 600 μm is provided.11-12-2009
20090274895DECORATIVE COATED PARTICLE AND ENGINEERED STONE CONTAINING SUCH PARTICLES - A coated decorative refractive particle contains a transparent coating and either reflective particles or refractive particles embedded in the coating. Also an engineered stone contains such coated decorative particles.11-05-2009
20090104433Materials having variable electrical properties based upon environmental stimuli - A composite material switchable between a first state and a second state having different electrical properties, the composite includes a first material responsive to an environmental stimulus, a plurality of nano-deposits formed from a second material disposed on at least a portion of at least one surface of the first material, the second material includes an electrically conductive material, wherein in response to the environmental stimulus, the plurality of nano-deposits are switchable between a first configuration corresponding to the first state, and a second configuration corresponding to the second state. Related devices and methods are also described.04-23-2009
20090286066PATTERNED, DENSE AND HIGH-QUALITY SWNTS ARRAYS - An electronics component is disclosed herein. The electronics component include a substrate and a plurality of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) formed on said substrate, wherein said plurality of SWNTs form a patterned, dense and high-quality arrays of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) on quartz wafers by using FeCl11-19-2009
20100279103HYDROPHOBIC FLUORINATED NANO DIAMOND CONTAINING INTERMEDIATE TRANSFER MEMBERS - An intermediate transfer media, such as a belt, that includes a fluorinated nano diamond.11-04-2010
20120141775COATING METHOD - A method of coating an article includes the steps of providing a powder comprising coated particles; and spray coating the powder onto a surface of the article to form a composite coating. The spray coating may be carried out by combustion spraying, gas plasma spraying, including vacuum plasma spraying (VPS), and cold spraying. The article may be an implant for surgical or dental use. The powder may include particles of metal coated calcium phosphates, especially metal coated hydroxyapatite. The particles may include bioactive agents.06-07-2012
20090291293FILM WITH TRANSPARENT ELECTROCONDUCTIVE MEMBRANE AND ITS USE - This invention provides a film with a transparent electroconductive membrane, which can provide a display having a good surface flatness and possessing a high luminescence brightness, and a substrate for a display, a display, a liquid crystal display device, and an organic EL element using the film with a transparent electroconductive membrane. More specifically, this invention provides a film with a transparent electroconductive membrane, comprising a transparent base material and a transparent electroconductive membrane, the transparent electroconductive membrane having on its surface crystalline secondary particles having an average particle diameter of 0.1 to 1 μm in an amount of 1 to 100 particles/μm11-26-2009
20090042018System and Method For Dispersing Nanostructures in a Composite Material - According to one embodiment, a composite material includes nanostructures dispersed in a substrate that may be cured from an amorphous state to a hardened state. The composite material may be manufactured by placing the nanostructures in the substrate while in an amorphous state and applying an electric field to the nanostructures and the substrate while the substrate cures to a hardened state.02-12-2009
20090136738HARDCOAT LAMINATE - A hardcoat laminate including: a support formed from a thermoplastic resin composition; and a hardcoat layer formed from a hardcoat layer forming coating composition, wherein the thermoplastic resin composition contains a polymer having a lactone ring unit or a glutaric anhydride unit, and the hardcoat layer forming coating composition contains at least a component (a), a component (b), a component (c) and a component (d): (a) an ethylenically unsaturated compound having two or more polymerizable groups within one molecule, (b) a polymerization initiator, (c) a fine particle having an average primary particle diameter of 0.01 to 10 μm, and (d) an organic solvent.05-28-2009
20090269573High-Performance Composite Material and Manufacturing Method thereof - The present invention provides a new high-performance composite material that uses inexpensive materials, has high toughness, has a low coefficient of friction, excellent wear resistance, lower electrical resistance, and excellent electromagnetic wave absorption, and corresponding manufacturing method.10-29-2009
20090169866NANOCOMPOSITE MATERIALS WITH DYNAMICALLY ADJUSTING REFRACTIVE INDEX AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME - A concept and synthesis technology for a composite nanoparticle material which can be used to develop nanocomposite films and suspension with 1) dynamic refractive index control across a wide temperature and wavelength of light, and specified refractive index range, or 2) magnetic susceptibility or electronic conductivity over a wide temperature, magnetic field and electric field range. Core-shell nanoparticles can be made from two or more materials whose temperature dependent, electric field dependent or magnetic field dependent properties compensate one another will dynamically maintain a targeted refractive index, electronic conductivity or magnetic susceptibility over a specified temperature, electric and/or magnetic field range. Mixtures of composite nanoparticles with complementary behavior can optionally be used to widen the operational range of the nanocomposite material further or dampen temperature dependency in a controlled manner, e.g. using a non-random distribution of particles to affect a compensating gradient in the property of interest.07-02-2009
20100215947HEAT-EXPANDABLE REMOVABLE ACRYLIC PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE OR SHEET - Disclosed is a heat-expandable/peelable acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive tape or sheet which maintains a high adhesion force but the bonded part can be easily separated/debonded regardless of whether the surface of the adherend is uneven. The heat-expandable/peelable acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive tape or sheet includes a viscoelastic body containing both bubbles and microparticles, and on at least one side thereof, a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer containing a blowing agent. The heat-expandable/peelable acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive tape or sheet preferably contains bubbles in an amount of 3 to 30 percent by volume based on the total volume of the viscoelastic body. The viscoelastic body containing both bubbles and microparticles is preferably a layer prepared by polymerization of a polymerizable composition containing a vinyl monomer mixture containing at least one alkyl(meth)acrylate whose alkyl moiety having 2 to 18 carbon atoms as a main component, or partially polymerized prepolymer of the monomer mixture; a photoinitiator; microparticles; a multifunctional (meth)acrylate; and bubbles.08-26-2010
20130216822GLOSS COATED MULTIFUNCTIONAL PRINTING PAPER - The invention relates to a gloss coated multifunctional printing paper that can be used with a variety of office printing equipment including inkjet and electrophotographic and to processes of making and using the paper, a paper substrate; and a pigmented composition coated on at least one surface of the substrate, said pigmented coating composition comprising (1) a first pigment having a BET surface area in the range of from about 50 to about 750 m08-22-2013
20080311381ENHANCED THERMAL CONDUCTING FORMULATIONS - A thermal conducting mixture is provided which is used to make thermal conducting formulations such as a paste having a high thermal conductivity and a relatively low viscosity. The paste is used to provide a thermal conductor connection between an electronic component and a cooling device to increase the heat transfer rate between the component and the device cooling the electronic component. The formulation contains the mixture of thermally conductive particles in various particle size ranges typically dispersed in a non-aqueous dielectric carrier containing an antioxidant and a dispersant with the thermally conductive particles mixture being specially correlated in the mixture by volume % based on particle size range and by particle size ratio of each particle size range. The mixture may be used to make other similar products such as thermal gels, adhesives, slurries and composites, for electronic and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, automotive, and like products.12-18-2008
20080311380High refractive index materials and composites thereof - This invention discloses composite materials utilizing high refractive index matrices and their use with phosphors and scintillators. Further, the index of refraction difference between the matrix and the particles is less than 0.15.12-18-2008
20080241507CONDUCTIVE TAPE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - A conductive tape includes an adhesive layer and a base. The adhesive layer is formed on a surface of the base. The adhesive layer contains carbon nanoscale materials. A method for making the conductive tape includes the steps of: fabricating a carbon nanoscale material conductive solution and an adhesive agent; coating a mixture of the carbon nanoscale material conductive solution and the adhesive agent on the base; and drying the mixture on the base so as to form the conductive tape.10-02-2008
20080274347Method for Producing Film Using Aerosol, Particles Mixture Therefor, and Film and Composite Material - There is disclosed a method for producing a film with use of aerosol which is capable of forming a film of satisfactory quality at a high film formation rate. In the method, first, a carrier gas is mixed into a particle mixture which comprises raw fine particles comprising a brittle material as a main component and having a 50% average particle diameter of 0.010 μm to 1.0 μm on a volume basis, and auxiliary particles comprising a brittle material of the same type as or a different type from the brittle material of the raw fine particles as a main component and having a 50% average particle diameter of 3.0 μm to 100 μm on a volume basis, to form an aerosol. The aerosol is ejected onto the surface of a substrate to make the particle mixture come into collision with the substrate, so that the collision crushes or deforms the raw fine particles to form a film on the substrate.11-06-2008
20090142579HIGH SECURITY WINDOW FILM WITH SENSING CAPABILITY - The present disclosure is directed to an electrical circuit-forming film composition applied to a window in order to provide security and heat sensing capabilities. The composition is comprised of a plurality of layers, at least one of which is provided with a piezoelectric and pyroelectric capability, and conductive electrode layers formed on each side of said layer.06-04-2009
20080292869Methods of bonding superabrasive particles in an organic matrix - Superabrasive tools and their methods of manufacture are disclosed. In one aspect, a method of improving retention of superabrasive particles held in a solidified organic material layer of an abrading tool, a portion of each of said superabrasive particles protruding out of the solidified organic material layer is provided. Such a method may include securing the plurality of superabrasive particles in the solidified organic material layer such that the organic material layer wicks up the protruding portions of the superabrasive particles. In addition to the wicking of the organic material layer around the superabrasive particles, various additional parameters may be utilized to improve retention. For example, in another aspect the plurality of superabrasive particles may be secured in an arrangement that minimizes mechanical stress impinging on protruding portions of any individual superabrasive particle when used to abrade a work piece. As an example, the arrangement of the plurality of superabrasive particles may be configured to uniformly distribute drag forces across substantially each superabrasive particle.11-27-2008
20080292870Fabrication of patterned and ordered nanoparticles - Methods, apparatus and systems form structures from nanoparticles by: 11-27-2008
20100040863METHODS FOR PRODUCING CARBOXYLIC ACID STABILIZED SILVER NANOPARTICLES - Processes for producing carboxylic acid-stabilized silver nanoparticles are disclosed. A reaction mixture comprising a silver salt, a carboxylic acid, and a tertiary amine is heated to form carboxylic acid-stabilized silver nanoparticles.02-18-2010
20080292871Optical Film Device - An optical film device includes a laminate. The laminate includes a plurality of functional layers. The functional layers include a transparent anti-glare film which incorporates a plurality of water-soluble scattering particles distributed therein. The anti-glare film further includes a plurality of indentations distributed on a surface of the anti-glare film.11-27-2008
20100143700COLD SPRAY IMPACT DEPOSITION SYSTEM AND COATING PROCESS - A cold spray apparatus is provided that includes a nozzle having a converging section and a diverging terminal section. A gas supply meters a majority by atomic percent helium gas to the nozzle at an incident gas temperature of less than 30° Celsius and at an incident velocity of between 2 and 6 MPa. A particulate feeder provides ductile material particulate having a mean x-y-z axially averaged linear dimension of between 0.9 and 95 microns to the nozzle. A composition is also provided that includes a substrate and a coating of ductile metal. The coating has a void density of less than 1% by volume, and an average domain size of between 0.9 and 95 microns. The coating has a compressive residual stress.06-10-2010
20080268229SUPERHYDROPHILIC COATINGS - A superhydrophilic coating on a substrate can be antireflective and antifogging. The coating can remain antireflective and antifogging for extended periods. The coating can include oppositely charge inorganic nanoparticles, and can be substantially free of an organic polymer.10-30-2008
20080268230Advanced erosion-corrosion resistant boride cermets - A cermet composition represented by the formula (PQ)(RS) comprising: a ceramic phase (PQ) and binder phase (RS) wherein,10-30-2008
20090162636CARBON FIBROUS STRUCTURE - Disclosed is a carbon fibrous structure which comprises a granular part and 2-20 pieces of carbon fibers each of which has an outside diameter of 15-100 nm and which are extend outwardly from the granular part, wherein the granular part is produced in a growth process of the carbon fibers, wherein the size of granular part is 1.3 or more of times larger than the outside diameter of the carbon fibers, and wherein the mean length of the carbon fibers is not more than 20 μm. The carbon fibrous structure improves the physical properties of the matrix, such as electric, mechanical, or thermal properties, while maintaining the other properties of the matrix, even when added at a small amount.06-25-2009
20090297827Rubber Composition for Magnesium Hydroxide Wafer-Reinforced Tire - The invention relates to a rubber composition having improved vulcanisation kinetics, which can be used in particular for manufacturing tyres or semi-finished products for tyres, based on at least one diene elastomer, a reinforcing filler and a coupling agent providing the bond between filler and elastomer, characterized in that said reinforcing filler comprises synthetic magnesium hydroxide Mg(OH)12-03-2009
20090297826GYPSUM PLASTERBOARD WITH A COATING SLIP AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING - A gypsum plasterboard with a covering paper forming the outside of the plasterboard and a coating slip deposited on the covering paper. The coating slip has plastic pigments as whitening agent.12-03-2009
20090142582CONSTRAINING GREEN SHEET AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF MULTI-LAYER CERAMIC SUBSTRATE USING THE SAME - There is provided a constraining green including a first constraining layer having a surface disposed on the one of the top and bottom surfaces of the ceramic laminated body, the first constraining layer containing a first inorganic powder; and a second constraining layer disposed on a top of the first constraining layer and containing a second inorganic powder and a fly ash. The constraining green sheet serves to ensure less shrinkage of the ceramic laminated body and improve debinding characteristics.06-04-2009
20090136739COATING ON A PLASTIC SUBSTRATE AND A COATED PLASTIC PRODUCT - The invention relates in general level to a method for coating plastic products including large surface areas. The invention also relates to coated plastic products manufactured by the method. The coating is carried out by employing ultra short pulsed laser deposition wherein pulsed laser beam is scanned with a rotating optical scanner including at least one mirror for reflecting the laser beam. The invention has several both industrially and qualitatively advantageous effects such as low production temperatures accomplishing the coating of plastic products, high coating production rate, excellent coating properties and overall low manufacturing costs.05-28-2009
20090136737POWDER COATING MATERIALS - The present invention pertains to a powder coating material comprising particles having a particle size distribution which satisfies the following equation: [d(s,90)/d(s,10)]05-28-2009
20090004460Nanoparticle-Containing Thermoplastic Composites and Methods of Preparing Same - High quality thermoplastic composites and composite laminates containing nanoparticles and/or nanofibers, and methods of producing such composites and laminates are disclosed. The composites comprise a thermoplastic polymer and a plurality of nanoparticles, and may include a fibrous structural reinforcement. The composite laminates are formed from a plurality of nanoparticle-containing composite layers and may be fused to one another via an automated process.01-01-2009
20100151228REWORKABLE LIQUID CRYSTAL FILM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The invention provides a reworkable liquid crystal film, including a first substrate, a first conductive layer disposed on the first substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed on the first conductive layer. The liquid crystal layer contains microencapsulated liquid crystal droplets dispersed in a thermoplastic polymer matrix. The invention also provides a method for forming the reworkable liquid crystal film.06-17-2010
20130216823THERMAL CONDUCTION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - A thermal conduction device and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed. Firstly, arrange a plurality of diamond particles on a plane according to a. predetermined pattern to form a diamond particle monolayer. Next, apply a forming process on a metal material such that the metal material forms a metal matrix wrapping the diamond particles to form a composite body including the diamond particle monolayer embedded in the metal matrix. Next, stack a plurality of the composite bodies and perform a heating process to join the metal matrixes to each other to form the thermal. conduction device. The device is characterized in arranging diamond particles on a plane to form a two-dimensional monolayer structure and manufactured via assembling the two-dimensional monolayer structures to form a three-dimensional multilayer structure. By controlling the arrangement of the diamond particles, the thermal conduction device can have superior thermal conduction performance.08-22-2013
20110223412Nanowire Structural Element - The invention concerns a nanowire structural element which is suited for implementation in, for example, a microreactor system or microcatalyzer system.09-15-2011
20090142580ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND METHOD - A varistor pre-assembly includes an electrode formable structure and a sinterable mass proximate to electrode formable structure. The electrode formable structure includes a material having a melting point that may be within a determined temperature relative to a sintering temperature of the sinterable mass. The electrode formable structure and sinterable mass may form a varistor when simultaneously subjected to the sintering temperature, which may be less than about 1000 degrees Celsius. A method to make the article is also provided.06-04-2009
20090142581Modified Carbon Nanotubes and Methods of Forming Carbon Nanotubes - In this invention, processes which can be used to achieve stable doped carbon nanotubes are disclosed. Preferred CNT structures and morphologies for achieving maximum doping effects are also described. Dopant formulations and methods for achieving doping of a broad distribution of tube types are also described.06-04-2009
20090208730Method of manufacturing electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device and electronic device - A method of manufacturing an electrophoretic display device is provided. The method comprises: preparing a plate-shaped first electrode provided on a first base portion, and the first electrode having a surface; preparing plate-shaped second electrodes provided on a second base portion; forming a first binder layer on the surface of the first electrode; supplying a plurality of microcapsules on the first binder layer, the plurality of microcapsules each having an internal space, the internal space filled with an electrophoretic dispersion liquid, the electrophoretic dispersion liquid containing electrophoretic particles having different colors, and the plurality of microcapsules including properly-sized microcapsules and improperly-sized microcapsules; fixing the properly-sized microcapsules to the surface of the first electrode through the first binder layer to obtain an electrophoretic display sheet; removing the improperly-sized microcapsules which are not brought into contact with the first binder layer from the electrophoretic display sheet; forming a second binder layer on the first binder layer so as to cover the properly-sized microcapsules; and providing the second electrodes on the second binder layer to obtain the electrophoretic display device. The method is capable of efficiently manufacturing the electrophoretic display device having high display performance by arranging microcapsules on electrodes so that the microcapsules are not overlapped with each other. Further, an electrophoretic display device and an electronic device are also provided.08-20-2009
20090324933Composite structure formation method, controlled particle and composite structure formation system - A composite structure formation method based on an aerosol deposition method by which an aerosol with brittle material fine particles dispersed in a gas is sprayed toward a substrate to form a structure made of the brittle material fine particles, the composite structure formation method includes: storing a plurality of controlled particles in a storage mechanism, the controlled particle being an assembly packed with a plurality of particles including the brittle material fine particles; supplying the controlled particles from the storage mechanism to an aerosolation mechanism; disaggregating the supplied controlled particles in the aerosolation mechanism to form an aerosol; and spraying the aerosol toward the substrate to form a composite structure having the structure and the substrate.12-31-2009
20100297431MAGNETIC NANOPARTICLE FABRICATION - Techniques for fabricating magnetic nanoparticles are provided. In one embodiment, a method performed under the control of at least one apparatus for fabricating magnetic nanoparticles includes preparing a substrate that defines at least one cavity through a portion thereof, soaking the substrate with a solution, the solution including a multiple number of magnetic nanoparticles, and applying a magnetic field so as to collect at least a portion of the magnetic nanoparticles into the at least one cavity.11-25-2010
20090081447OPTICAL FILM, POLARIZING PLATE AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An optical film, includes: a transparent support; and at least one low refractive index layer, wherein the at least one low refractive index layer is a layer formed from a coating composition containing: (A) an inorganic fine particle; (B) a fluorine-containing copolymer; and (C) a polyfunctional fluorine-containing acrylate, and the polyfunctional fluorine-containing acrylate (C) is represented by the following structural formula:03-26-2009
20090075060ADSORPTIVE COATING FORMULATION - A coating formulation is disclosed that is capable of imparting, onto the treated substrate, an excellent adsorption performance, good print appearance, and enhanced rub-off resistance. Furthermore, the disclosed formulation has good ink stability and offers high quality print appearance throughout long printing runs of high speeding printing applications. The formulation comprises an activated carbon having a particle size of less than 1 micron and a binder, wherein an amount of the binder by weight is in a range of about 30 parts to 100 parts per 100 parts of the activated carbon, and the formulation has a dry basis BET Surface Area of greater than 100 m03-19-2009
20090053507CONVERGENT-DIVERGENT-CONVERGENT NOZZLE FOCUSING OF AEROSOL PARTICLES FOR MICRON-SCALE DIRECT WRITING - A Convergent-Divergent-Convergent nozzle apparatus for direct-write applications is described. The tip apparatus includes at least three nozzles concentrically positioned in series. In a non-limiting embodiment, a first nozzle has a converging taper, a second nozzle extends from the first nozzle with a diverging taper, and a third nozzle extends from the second nozzle and has a converging taper. The nozzles are positioned in series and are coaxial, and can be formed from either separate components or a monolithic structure. Such an arrangement has permitted direct writing of aerosolized particle streams in line widths from 3.7-8 μm in width prior to sintering. Further refinements to the apparatus and processing parameters may result in line widths of 1 μm or less. Aerosolized particles may comprise conductor or semiconductor precursors that may be processed into microelectronic conductors or semiconductors, respectively. The particles may also comprise nanostructures or nanoparticles.02-26-2009
20090075057IMPARTING FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS TO ENGINE PORTIONS - A method of imparting one or more of a variety of functional characteristic to a portion of an engine (e.g., a turbine or diesel engine) by depositing particles from different particle feedstocks so as to form a high temperature resistant coating on a surface of the engine portion, where the particle feedstocks are varied in-situ while the particle are being deposited and at least one functional characteristic corresponds to, or results from, using different particle feedstocks.03-19-2009
20110229711METHOD OF ASSEMBLING CARBON PARTS BY REFRACTORY BRAZING - The present invention relates to a method of assembling carbon parts using a braze based on silicon carbide. The invention also relates to the parts assembled using such a method.09-22-2011
20090246507SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FABRICATION AND TRANSFER OF CARBON NANOTUBES - Systems and methods for fabrication, delivery, and transfer of carbon nanotubes are provided. In accordance with some embodiments, carbon nanotubes can be grown and then transferred to a surface for carrying grown nanotubes. Grown nanotubes can be formed in a mat of nanotubes that are integrally held together on a film. Grown nanotube mats can be formed as a mat of freestanding carbon nanotubes bound to each other. A method to fabricate transferable carbon nanotubes can include providing a surface to carry carbon nanotubes, applying a removable adhesive on a surface, and locating carbon nanotubes on a surface having the removable adhesive located thereon. A device for holding carbon nanotubes can include a surface for carrying carbon nanotubes, at least one grouping of free standing carbon nanotubes, and a removable adhesive disposed generally between the surface and the at least one grouping of free standing carbon nanotubes. Other aspects, embodiments, and features are also claimed and described.10-01-2009
20130122281HEAT-RAY SHIELDING MATERIAL - A heat-ray shielding material including: a substrate; and a metal particle-containing layer containing at least one kind of metal particles, the metal particle-containing layer being on the substrate, wherein the metal particles contain flat metal particles each having a substantially hexagonal shape or a substantially disc shape in an amount of 60% by number or more, and wherein a coefficient of variation of a distribution of distances between centers of the flat metal particles adjacent to each other is 20% or less.05-16-2013
20100015430Heat Regulating Article With Moisture Enhanced Temperature Control - An article having reversible thermal regulation properties comprises a substrate and a functional polymeric phase change material having a heat carrying capacity. The article is further characterized by a chemical function having moisture adsorbing properties that increase the heat carrying capacity.01-21-2010
20100015431GAS BARRIER FILM LAMINATE - The present invention relates to a gas-barrier film laminate capable of greatly reducing the formation of bubbles and impurities between the gas-barrier film layers and having excellent gas-barrier property interlayer adhesiveness.01-21-2010
20100261002SURFACE-TREATING LIQUID FOR CONDUCTIVE ELASTIC LAYER, METHOD OF SURFACE TREATMENT OF THE SAME, AND SURFACE-TREATED CONDUCTIVE MEMBER - A conductive member of a paper feed roller for use in an electrophotographic apparatus is provided which retains electrical conductivity in an adequate range, is effectively prevented from deteriorating in durability, and is reduced in the voltage dependence of electrical resistance and in resistance unevenness. This conductive member enables satisfactory print quality to be obtained over long. The conductive member comprises: 10-14-2010
20100215944POLYMERIC DYES, OVERCOAT COMPOSITIONS AND THERMAL LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PLATES - A thermal lithographic printing plate overcoat composition comprising (a) a water-soluble polymeric dye having an absorption band between about 300 and about 600 nm; and (b) micro-particles or nano-particles is provided. A negative-working thermal lithographic printing plate comprising (a) a hydrophilic substrate; (b) a near infrared imaging layer disposed on the hydrophilic substrate; and (c) an overcoat layer disposed on the imaging layer, said overcoat layer comprising a water-soluble polymeric dye having an absorption band between about 300 and about 600 nm; and micro-particles or nano-particles is also provided. Finally, a water-soluble polymeric dye having an absorption band between about 300 and about 600 nm is provided.08-26-2010
20100215946METHOD OF MAKING A SHEET OF BUILDING MATERIAL - A method of making a sheet of building material, useful for roofing or siding applications, and the sheet material made by such method. A mixture of a thermoplastic resin and mineral filler is prepared, the resin comprising about 10% to 40% by weight of the mixture and the filler comprising about 60% to 90% by weight. The mixture is mixed at a temperature above the melting point of the resin and is formed into a sheet at such temperature. The sheet is allowed to cool until the surface is at a temperature below the midpoint of the melting range of the thermoplastic resin, e.g. in the range of 210 to 220 degrees F. (99 to 104 degrees C.), for polyethylene, at which point it is strained by passing it through calendering rollers. The sheet material made by this process, having a high concentration of mineral filler, is fire resistant, durable, ductile, of moderate weight and resistant to weathering. It can be produced using relatively inexpensive manufacturing equipment. The sheet material can incorporate a high proportion of recycled resin, such as recycled high density polyethylene.08-26-2010
20100215945ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE FILM AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - An electrically conductive film has an electrically conductive layer on at least one side, which is a thermoplastic resin film in which the electrically conductive layer contains a carbon nanotube (A), a carbon nanotube dispersant (B) and a binder resin (C), the total of contents of (A), (B) and (C) in the electrically conductive layer is 90% by weight or more relative to the entire electrically conductive layer, and weight rates of (A), (B) and (C) satisfy the following, and a weight ratio of (B) and (A) ((B)/(A)) is 0.5 or more and 15.0 or less: (A) 1.0 to 40.0% by weight, (B) 0.5 to 90.0% by weight, and (C) 4.0 to 98.5% by weight (provided that the total of contents of (A), (B) and (C) is let to be 100% by weight).08-26-2010
20100227154Composite plated product and method for manufacturing the same - A composite plated product in which a metal material is coated with a plating film in a nickel bath in which carbon nanomaterials and hard microparticles are mixed. The carbon nanomaterials and hard microparticles are compounded with nickel or a nickel alloy in the plating film.09-09-2010
20100239850Method for making composite material - A method for fabricating a composite material includes providing a free-standing carbon nanotube structure having a plurality of carbon nanotubes, introducing at least two reacting materials into the carbon nanotube structure to form a reacting layer, activating the reacting materials to grow a plurality of nanoparticles, wherein the nanoparticles are spaced from each other and coated on a surface of each of the carbon nanotubes of the carbon nanotube structure.09-23-2010
20100239849Composite material - The disclosure related to a composite material. The composite material includes a free-standing carbon nanotube structure having a plurality of carbon nanotubes and a number of nanoparticles. The nanoparticles are spaced from each other and coated on a surface of each of the carbon nanotubes of the carbon nanotube structure.09-23-2010
20100209700METHOD OF PRODUCING COMPOUND NANORODS AND THIN FILMS - A method of producing compound nanorods and thin films under a controlled growth mode is described. The method involves ablating compound targets using an ultrafast pulsed laser and depositing the ablated materials onto a substrate. When producing compound nanorods, external catalysts such as pre-deposited metal nanoparticles are not involved. Instead, at the beginning of deposition, simply by varying the fluence at the focal spot on the target, a self-formed seed layer can be introduced for nanorods growth. This provides a simple method of producing high purity nanorods and controlling the growth mode. Three growth modes are covered by the present invention, including nanorod growth, thin film growth, and nano-porous film growth.08-19-2010
20100209699ELECTROCONDUCTIVE PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE - An electroconductive pressure-sensitive adhesive tape includes a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer containing a pressure-sensitive adhesive and having a thickness of 10 to 30 μm. The pressure-sensitive adhesive contains a spherical and/or spiking electroconductive filler in a content of 14 to 45 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the total solids contents of the pressure-sensitive adhesive other than fillers, the electroconductive filler has an aspect ratio of 1.0 to 1.5 and occupies 90 percent by weight or more of the total weight of fillers in the pressure-sensitive adhesive. The electroconductive filler has such particle diameters d08-19-2010
20100209696Anchored Nanostructure Materials and Method of Fabrication - Anchored nanostructure materials and methods for their fabrication are described. The anchored nanostructure materials may utilize nano-catalysts that include powder-based or solid-based support materials. The support material may comprise metal, such as NiAl, ceramic, a cermet, or silicon or other metalloid. Typically, nanoparticles are disposed adjacent a surface of the support material. Nanostructures may be formed as anchored to nanoparticles that are adjacent the surface of the support material by heating the nano-catalysts and then exposing the nano-catalysts to an organic vapor. The nanostructures are typically single wall or multi-wall carbon nanotubes.08-19-2010
20100209695Artificial marble containing chip with transparent and light reflecting materials, and process for preparing the same - Disclosed herein are high specific gravity light reflecting chips capable of exhibiting a depth feeling and glittering, and a method for producing the chips and an artificial marble comprising the chips. The high specific gravity light reflecting chips for an artificial marble consists of a high specific gravity layer, a low specific gravity layer, and a light reflecting layer comprising a light reflective material laminated in this order from the top. Disclosed also are an artificial marble comprising light reflecting transparent chips composed of transparent materials and light reflective materials, and a method producing the artificial marble. The artificial marble comprises light reflecting transparent chips consisting of a transparent layer to be exposed to the outside from the surface of the artificial marble, and a light reflecting layer laminated under thereof.08-19-2010
20100209698OPTICALLY/THERMALLY WRITABLE NANOCOATING - A novel method, and the writing system used, for writing on surfaces with a coloured inscription are proposed, characterized in that a number of thin layers each of less than 800 nm are applied on or in a material (08-19-2010
20100209697METHODS FOR PRODUCING PHOTOSENSITIVE MICROPARTICLES, NON-AQUEOUS DISPERSIONS THEREOF AND ARTICLES PREPARED THEREWITH - Described are non-aqueous dispersions of photosensitive polymeric microparticles, comprising: a) an organic continuous phase comprising an organic solvent; and b) photosensitive polymeric microparticles dispersed in the organic continuous phase. The microparticles comprise an at least partially polymerized component having integral surface and interior domains, wherein the surface domain comprises a polymeric material that is solubilized by the organic solvent, the interior domain comprises a polymeric material that is insoluble in the organic solvent, and the surface domain and/or interior domain is photosensitive. Also described are methods of producing such non-aqueous dispersions, curable film-forming compositions containing them, and photosensitive coated substrates.08-19-2010
20090162639POLYESTER FILM FOR RELEASE FILM - Provided in the present invention is a polyester film useful for making the release films, which contains the particles having an average particle size in the range of 0.2 to 1.5 μm and a particle size distribution factor (d25/d75) in the range of 1.0 to 2.0. Preferably, the amount of oligomer on the film surface after having been coated with methyl ethyl ketone, dried and heat treated at 180° C. for 10 minutes is 5.0 mg/m06-25-2009
20120141774REDUCED DENSITY OPAQUE COATINGS AND AEROSPACE VEHICLES AT LEAST PARTIALLY COATED THEREWITH - Disclosed are reduced density coating compositions and articles, such as aerospace vehicles, at least partially coated with an opaque coating deposited from such compositions. The reduced density coating compositions include low density microspheres comprising a core and a solid opacifying coating covering a surface of the core.06-07-2012
20090075061Device manufacturing method, top coat material and substrate - In immersion lithography, to avoid internal reflections in the final element of the projection system, immersion fluid and topcoat, the thicknesses, d03-19-2009
20090075058Polyurethane Lacquers as Abrasion-Resistant Coatings - The use of a lacquer is described, comprising03-19-2009
20110236672DECORATIVE FILM AND METHOD FOR FORMING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a decorative film formed on the surface of a resin substrate positioned within a radar device path and a method for forming the same. The present invention provides a decorative film that can be formed with high yield and efficiency without highly accurate film thickness regulation and is excellent in terms of radiowave transmission performance and appearance design, with a metallic color tone, and to provide a method for forming the same. Such method is a method for forming a decorative film 09-29-2011
20100221524USE OF PRE-COATED MAT FOR PREPARING GYPSUM BOARD - A gypsum board which comprises a set gypsum core sandwiched between and faced with fibrous mats, wherein a free surface of one of said mats is pre-coated with a combination of a mineral pigment, optionally an inorganic adhesive binder and an organic binder, preferably a hydrophobic, UV resistant polymer latex adhesive binder applied to said surface as an aqueous coating composition, said aqueous coating composition upon drying and setting providing a pre-coated mat satisfying certain morphology requirements.09-02-2010
20090110908METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPERSION TYPE INORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DEVICE AND DISPERSION TYPE INORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DEVICE - A method of manufacturing a dispersion type inorganic electroluminescence device and a dispersion type inorganic electroluminescence device including a light-emitting layer and a dielectric layer, which are integrated, are disclosed. The method is directed to the manufacture of a dispersion type inorganic electroluminescence device, in which phosphor particles are coated with a metal oxide precursor using ultrasonic waves, after which the phosphor particles coated with the metal oxide precursor are disposed between a transparent electrode and an upper electrode, forming a light-emitting layer and a dielectric layer, which are integrated. The dispersion type inorganic electroluminescence device includes a plurality of phosphor particles coated with a metal oxide precursor, disposed between a transparent electrode and an upper electrode, thereby providing a light-emitting layer and a dielectric layer, which are integrated.04-30-2009
20080286561Pla Film Comprising Good Antistatic Properties - The invention relates to a multilayered, film which having a base layer and at least one covering layer, wherein the top layer contains at least one polymer of at least one aliphatic hydroxycarboxylic acid and 0.002 to 20% by weight starch-based particles relative to the weight of the covering layer. The film is characterized by good antistatic properties.11-20-2008
20080286560HIGHLY CONDUCTIVE ELECTRICAL WIRES AND CONDUCTIVE STRIPS HAVING A REDUCED WEIGHT - An electrical conductor is described that includes a plurality of nano-scale material elements and a resin matrix, wherein the nano-scale material elements are aligned within the resin matrix. A method for fabricating such a conductor is also described.11-20-2008
20090110910INKJET-RECORDING MEDIUM AND INKJET-RECORDING METHOD USING SAME - To provide an inkjet-recording medium including a water non-absorptive support, and an ink-receiving layer which is formed over at least one surface of the water non-absorptive support and which contains inorganic microparticles, wherein a total amount of a cationic polymer and a water-soluble polyvalent metal salt contained in the ink-receiving layer is 0.8 g/m04-30-2009
20100310855POLYCRYSTALLINE DIAMOND - Embodiments of the invention relate to polycrystalline diamond (“PCD”) exhibiting enhanced diamond-to-diamond bonding. In an embodiment, PCD includes a plurality of diamond grains defining a plurality of interstitial regions. A metal-solvent catalyst occupies at least a portion of the plurality of interstitial regions. The plurality of diamond grains and the metal-solvent catalyst collectively exhibit a coercivity of about 115 Oersteads (“Oe”) or more and a specific magnetic saturation of about 15 Gauss·cm12-09-2010
20130143031ELECTROLESS NI-COMPOSITE PLATED SUBSTRATE AND METHOD - Methods for coating a substrate with wear resistant particles by electroless nickel (Ni) plating. A method includes immersing the substrate in a bath provided in a cell, the bath having a Ni salt; adding cubic Boron Nitride (cBN) particles having a predetermined size to the bath so as to produce a predetermined concentration of cBN; maintaining the substrate in the bath with the cBN particles for a predetermined time; and removing the substrate, wherein the removed substrate has a coating of cBN and Ni in a first range.06-06-2013
20130143032Rust-Preventive Coating - A rust-preventive coating comprises two layers of coatings contacted with each other, wherein among the two layers of coatings, a first coating as a coating at an inner layer side is obtained from a first paint composition that contains a first metal-based powder and a first binder component, among the two layers of coatings, a second coating as a coating at an outer layer side is obtained from a second paint composition that contains a second metal-based powder and a second binder component, and compositions are different between the first metal-based powder and the second metal-based powder.06-06-2013
20110008611PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN COMPOSITION, FILM FOR PHOTOSENSITIVE RESIN SPACER, AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - Disclosed is a photosensitive resin composition which is used as a photosensitive resin spacer for forming a cavity section between a substrate and a semiconductor element, including (A) an alkali-soluble resin, (B) a photopolymerizable resin, (C) a filler and (D) a photosensitizing agent, wherein the average particle diameter of said filler is in the range of 5 to 25 nm and the content of said filler is in the range of 1 to 15 weight %. Also disclosed is a film for a photosensitive resin spacer which is composed of the photosensitive resin composition described above.01-13-2011
20110244218Coating composition, optical film, polarizing plate, and image display apparatus - A coating composition is provided and includes: (a) inorganic particles having an average particle size of 1 to 100 nm; (b) an ionizing radiation-curing material for forming a binder; (c) a photopolymerization initiator; and (d) an organic solvent. The coating composition preferably includes a monomer having at least two hydroxyl groups per molecule in a mass fraction of 0.1 to 3.0 mass % relative to the total solid content of the composition.10-06-2011
20090311511Lactic acid polymer composition, molded article comprising the composition and process for producing the molded article - To provide a lactic acid polymer composition excellent in transparency, heat resistance and productivity, a molded article, a sheet and a multilayer sheet each of which comprises the composition, a thermoformed article obtained by secondary-forming the sheet or the multilayer sheet, and a process for producing the thermoformed article with excellent productivity. The lactic acid polymer composition of the invention comprises 100 parts by weight of a lactic acid polymer (A), 0.1 to 3 parts by weight of an organic crystal nucleating agent (B) comprising an aliphatic carboxylic acid amide having an amide bond, and 0.1 to 7 parts by weight of a crystallization accelerator (C). The thermoformed article of the invention is obtained with excellent production efficiency by thermoforming the sheet comprising the composition of the invention at a temperature of 60 to 130° C.12-17-2009
20110244219Antireflection Film for Optical Element, Antireflection Paint, and Optical Element - Provided is an antireflection paint for an optical element, including black primary particles and secondary particles, in which: the black primary particles each have at least a refractive index for a d line (nd) of 2.0 or more; a ratio between a maximum absorptivity of each of the black primary particles for light having a wavelength of 400 nm or more and 700 nm or less and a minimum absorptivity of each of the particles for the light is larger than 0.7; and the black primary particles have a smaller average particle diameter than an average particle diameter of the secondary particles. Such constitution can prevent surface reflection and internal reflection, absorb light in a visible region well, and alleviate an influence on an environment.10-06-2011
20100015432POWDER METAL POLYMER COMPOSITES - A method for producing a composite part is provided. The method comprises compacting a powder composition comprising a lubricant into a compacted body; heating the compacted body to a temperature above the vaporisation temperature of the lubricant such that the lubricant is substantially removed from the compacted body; subjecting the obtained heat treated compacted body to a liquid polymer composite comprising nanometer-sized and/or micrometer-sized reinforcement structures; and solidifying the heat treated compacted body comprising liquid polymer composite by drying and/or by at least one curing treatment.01-21-2010
20090311512Radiation-Emitting Component - An organic radiation-emitting component (12-17-2009
20100040865OPTICAL FILTER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - An optical filter (02-18-2010
20100040864Self-lubricating coatings - A self-lubricating coating is disclosed. The coating includes a base material. The coating also includes a nanoparticle of a first material and a shell substantially surrounding the nanoparticle and including a second material different than the first material.02-18-2010
20100062240ANTIREFLECTION FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An antireflection film that requires neither a special vacuum chamber nor other expensive instruments and can be formed on a substrate having any size and a method for manufacturing such an antireflection film are provided.03-11-2010
20100055444METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A COATED TEXTILE - The present invention relates to a process for producing a coated textile, which comprises treating a textile substrate, without prior application of a primer, with an aqueous liquor comprising 03-04-2010
20110177321MATTE FINISH POLYIMIDE FILMS AND METHODS RELATING THERETO - The present disclosure is directed to a base film having a thickness from 8 to 152 microns, a 60 degree gloss value from 2 to 35, an optical density greater than or equal to 2 and a dielectric strength greater than 1400 V/mil. The base film comprises a chemically converted (partially or wholly aromatic) polyimide in an amount from 71 to 96 weight percent of the base film. The base film further comprises a pigment and a matting agent. The matting agent is present in an amount from 1.6 to 10 weight percent of the base film, has a median particle size from 1.3 to 10 microns, and has a density from 2 to 4.5 g/cc. The pigment is present in an amount from 2 to 9 weight percent of the base film. The present disclosure is also directed to coverlay films comprising the base film in combination with an adhesive layer.07-21-2011
20090214855FLOOR WITH A CHAFE RESISTANT OVERLAY PAPER - The invention relates to a floor panel (08-27-2009
20110250435NANO-STRUCTURE COATED SHEETS/FILMS FOR OPTICAL ELECTRONIC DISPLAYS AND PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES - The invention relates to a thin, nano-structured coating that provides optical light efficiency enhancement. The dried coating contains nano-structures that provide a very low haze level of less than 2 percent, and a light transmission improvement of at least 1% over the non-coated substrate. For the nano-structured coating on an acrylic substrate the transmission is greater than 93 percent, and preferably greater than 94 percent. The coatings of the invention are especially useful for optical electronic displays and photovoltaic modules.10-13-2011
20110081538PARTICLES INCLUDING NANOPARTICLES, USES THEREOF, AND METHODS - The present invention relates to nanoparticles encapsulated within a host material. In one embodiment, a particle comprises a host material including nanoparticles with light-transmissive properties dispersed therein. Other embodiments relate to a powder comprising a particle of the invention, a composition including a particle of the invention, a formulation including a particle of the invention, a coating comprising a particle of the invention, a method for making a particle of the invention, and products and applications including a particle of the invention. In preferred embodiments, a nanoparticle comprises a semiconductor nanocrystal. In preferred embodiments, a host material comprises a wax.04-07-2011
20120202047NANO-COATINGS FOR ARTICLES - A nano-coating comprises multiple alternating layers of a first layer comprising a first nanoparticle having an aspect ratio greater than or equal to 10 and having a positive or negative charge, and a second layer comprising a second nanoparticle having an aspect ratio greater than or equal to 10 and having a positive or negative charge opposite that of the first nanoparticle, wherein the nano-coating is disposed on a surface of a substrate. An article comprising the nano-coating, and a method of forming the nano-coating, are each disclosed.08-09-2012
20120202048METHOD OF SEALING AND SPACING PLANAR EMISSIVE DEVICES - A method of forming a planar emissive device, such as a flat fluorescent lamp or plasma display panel, including the steps of applying a frit paste including spherical spacers onto a broad face of a first planar substrate; setting the frit paste; coupling a second planar substrate to the frit paste; and flowing the frit paste to form a seal between the first and second substrate, wherein the gap size between the first and second substrate is substantially defined by the spacer diameter.08-09-2012
20100112337Material and a method for creating a play environment - Material for providing a play environment for a play figure including a non-scar, quick-release adhesive roll of material having a play environment décor, and optionally including three-dimensional toy units and in particular, a roll of material for providing a rolled roadway and a method for making the rolled roadway material and microsphere adhesive with microspheres predominately oriented toward a substrate.05-06-2010
20110212322UV RESISTANT MULTILAYERED CELLULAR CONFINEMENT SYSTEM - The present disclosure generally relates to a polymeric cellular confinement system which can be filled with soil, concrete, aggregate, earth materials, and the like. More specifically, the present disclosure concerns a cellular confinement system characterized by improved durability against damage generated by UV light, humidity, and aggressive soils, or combinations thereof.09-01-2011
20100003500CARBON NANOTUBE DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - The present invention contemplates a variety of methods and techniques for fabricating an improved carbon nanotube (CNT) device such as an AFM probe. A CNT is first formed on a desired location such as a substrate. The CNT and substrate are then covered with a protective layer through a CVD or other suitable process. Then a length of the CNT is exposed through etching or other suitable process, the exposed length being formed to a length suitable for a desired application for the CNT device.01-07-2010
20080248284Paper articles exhibiting water resistance and method for making same - This invention relates to a process for preparing sized paper and paperboard which incorporates in the paper and paperboard at the size press size a composition comprising one or more “hydrophobic polymers” wherein hydrophobic polymers, the amount of such polymers and the weight ratio of starch to such polymer in the composition are selected such that the paper and paper board exhibits a Cobb Value equal to or less than about 25 and to a sized paper or paperboard web formed by the process.10-09-2008
20100266838METHOD FOR FABRICATION OF CONDUCTIVE FILM USING METAL WIRE AND CONDUCTIVE FILM - A method for fabricating a conductive film, and a conductive film fabricated by the same. The method comprises: preprocessing carbon nanotubes by at least one of a cutting step using ultrasonic wave, and a chemical reaction step with acid; dispersing the carbon nanotubes in a solvent; mixing metal wires with the carbon nanotubes dispersion solution; and forming an electrode layer by coating the mixed resultant on a substrate. Accordingly, can be easily fabricated the conductive film having high transmittance and high electric conductivity.10-21-2010
20090291292OPTICALLY ACTIVE ELEMENTS INCLUDING MULTIPLE BEAD LAYERS - The present application relates to optically active elements and the methods of making these elements. The optically active elements include multiple layers of optically active beads positioned adjacent to a core particle. The methods of making these optically active elements involve applying multiple layers of optically active beads around a core particle. At least some of the optically active elements exhibit increased durability and/or performance due to the inclusion of multiple layers of optically active beads.11-26-2009
20080268231Sealing Band Made of Soft Foamed Material - The joint-sealing tape of flexible foam capable of recovering its shape after compression with two lateral surfaces (10-30-2008
20090181237HYDROPHOBIC COATING SYSTEMS, SUSPENSIONS FOR FORMING HYDROPHOBIC COATINGS, AND METHODS FOR FABRICATING HYDROPHOBIC COATINGS - Hydrophobic coating systems, suspensions for forming hydrophobic coatings, and methods for fabricating hydrophobic coatings are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a hydrophobic coating system comprises a substrate and a hydrophobic coating disposed on the substrate. The hydrophobic coating comprises agglomerates formed of a fluorinated polymer and a plurality of chemically inert particles having an average size of no greater than about 0.1 μm. The hydrophobic coating exhibits contact angles greater than about 90 degrees.07-16-2009
20090110909ASYMMETRIC DIELECTRIC FILM - Cross-linked polymeric films suitable for use as a dielectric build-up layer in multi-layer chip carriers are provided. The films are suitable for use in any application using films that are dimensionally stable to temperature changes.04-30-2009
20090029149PLASTIC SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME - Provided are a plastic substrate and a method of forming the same. The method includes coating a mixture including an inorganic material and an organic material on an organic substrate to form a coating layer. A protective layer including an inorganic layer and an organic layer is formed from the coating layer.01-29-2009
20090075059ROOFING TILE WITH ENHANCED SURFACE DURABILITY AND PROCESSES FOR MANUFACTURING THE ROOFING TILE - A new roofing tile with enhanced surface durability and processes for manufacturing the same. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 C.F.R. §1.72(03-19-2009
20100285304VITON FUSER MEMBER CONTAINING FLUORINATED NANO DIAMONDS - Exemplary embodiments provide a coating composition for an outermost layer of a fuser member that can include a plurality of fluorinated diamond-containing particles dispersed in an elastomeric matrix.11-11-2010
20080213567HETERO-JUNCTION MEMBRANE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - Provided is a hetero-junction membrane including: a first layer comprising first nanoparticles of a first conductive type; and a second layer comprising second nanoparticles of a second conductive type, wherein the first layer and the second layer are joined to each other. The hetero-junction membrane has advantages in that actuating efficiency is much higher, the direction of actuating can be predicted and the manufacturing processes are simple compared to conventional bucky paper formed of a single layer.09-04-2008
20080254279Multilayer Structure and Process for Producing the Same - A multilayer structure having a layer of an adhesive resin composition (A) and a layer of another resin (B), wherein the adhesive resin composition (A) includes a thermoplastic resin (a1) containing functional groups of at least one kind selected from the group consisting of a boronic acid group and boron-containing groups capable of being converted into a boronic acid group in the presence of water, and a polyolefin (a2) which does not contain the functional groups, the blending weight ratio (a1/a2) of the thermoplastic resin (a1) to the polyolefin (a2) is 1/99 to 15/85, and particles of the thermoplastic resin (a1) are dispersed with an average particle diameter of 0.1 to 1.2 μm in a matrix of the polyolefin (a2). Consequently, a multilayer structures having satisfactory interlayer adhesion strength can be provided even if the content of the resin having a special functional group in the adhesive resin composition layer is reduced.10-16-2008
20100330357POLYCRYSTALLINE DIAMOND COMPOSITES - A method of producing a PCD body includes the step of providing a region of coarser diamond particles between a source of binder phase and a region of fine grained diamond particles having a particle size less than 2 μm. The binder phase is caused to infiltrate the diamond mass through the region of coarser diamond particles under elevated temperature and pressure conditions suitable to produce PCD. The invention further provides for a PCD diamond composite manufactured by the method of the invention wherein the PCD body is substantially free of abnormal diamond growth12-30-2010
20100285305CONNECTING FILM, AND JOINED STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - A connecting film which electrically connects a first circuit member with a second circuit member having a nitrogen atom-containing film on a surface thereof facing the first circuit member, the connecting film including a first layer which is to be located at the first circuit member side, and a second layer which is to be located at the second circuit member side, wherein the first layer contains a cationic curing agent and an epoxy resin, and the second layer contains a radical curing agent, an acrylic resin and an epoxy compound, wherein one of the first layer and the second layer is a conductive particle-containing organic resin layer, and the other layer is an insulating organic resin layer containing no conductive particles, and wherein the minimum melt viscosity of the conductive particle-containing organic resin layer is ten times or more greater than that of the insulating organic resin layer.11-11-2010
20110052905PROCESS OF PROVIDING PRESS PLATES WITH A FLOURO-POLYMER IMPREGNATED HARD COATING - A process of producing laminate articles comprising coating or plating the press surfaces, whether plates, or interleaved press plates, with a flouro-polymer impregnated hard coating. Typical coatings that can be used with the flouro-polymer including nickel and chrome, their combinations, and alloys thereof. Advantages of the invention are expected to include better plate life, fewer plate cleanings, fast press times while supporting lower product cost and better equipment utilization. In addition, laminate products include a flouro-polymer as part of the laminate product. The process permits the omission of the so called “overlay” layer, typically an α-cellulose layer, which overlies hard particles in the upper surface of the laminate while providing increased pressing surface life.03-03-2011
20110256381ENERGY EFFICIENT ROOF COVERING - A roofing for residential and commercial buildings is disclosed, the roofing including a base for application to a building roof structure and exposed to the atmosphere, and a reflective material disposed on the base, a color of the reflective material being changeable upon excitation by solar energy.10-20-2011
20110135910INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, SPUTTERING TARGET AND FILM FORMING APPARATUS - In an information recording medium that has an information layer which includes a recording layer capable of undergoing phase transition, the recording layer is formed from a material that contains Sb and S, and has composition represented by the formula (1): Sb06-09-2011
20100183866METHOD FOR PRODUCING A PARTICLE-ARRANGED STRUCTURE - The present invention provides a method for easily producing a particle-arranged structure. In the structure produced by the method, particles are regularly arranged. The method of the present invention comprises: preparing a dispersion comprising a solvent, a polymerizable compound dissolved in the solvent and particles insoluble and dispersed uniformly in the solvent; spin-coating the dispersion on a substrate so as to arrange the particles in the liquid phase of the dispersion; and then curing the polymerizable compound.07-22-2010
20100330358CARBON NANOTUBE DISPERSION AND UTILIZATION OF SAME - The present invention provides a carbon nanotube dispersion, in which carbon nanotubes are uniformly dispersed and a satisfactory dispersed state is maintained over a long period of time, and also inherent properties of carbon nanotubes can be exhibited. The carbon nanotube dispersion contains an alcohol solvent (preferably a lower alcohol having about 1 to 4 carbon atoms) and a polyvinyl acetal resin.12-30-2010
20110256382NON-FLAMMABLE CUSHINONING AND SEALING SHEET AND METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a non-flammable cushioning and sealing sheet and, more particularly to, a sheet having a sequential layered structure of an adhesive layer, a polyurethane layer, and a surface coating layer, the polyurethane layer containing melamine polyphosphate and diphenyl cresyl phosphate as a flame retardant.10-20-2011
20100196695CONTROLLED-ORIENTATION FILMS AND NANOCOMPOSITES INCLUDING NANOTUBES OR OTHER NANOSTRUCTURES - Generally, the present invention provides methods for the production of materials comprising a plurality of nanostructures such as nanotubes (e.g., carbon nanotubes) and related articles. The plurality of nanostructures may be provided such that their long axes are substantially aligned and, in some cases, continuous from end to end of the sample. For example, in some cases, the nanostructures may be fabricated by uniformly growing the nanostructures on the surface of a substrate, such that the long axes are aligned and non-parallel to the substrate surface. The nanostructures may be, in some instances, substantially perpendicular to the substrate surface. In one set of embodiments, a force with a component normal to the long axes of the nanostructures may be applied to the substantially aligned nanostructures. The application of a force may result in a material comprising a relatively high volume fraction or mass density of nanostructures. In some instances, the application of a force may result in a material comprising relatively closely-spaced nanostructures. The materials described herein may be further processed for use in various applications, such as composite materials (e.g., nanocomposites). For example, a set of aligned nanostructures may be formed, and, after the application of a force, transferred, either in bulk or to another surface, and combined with another material (e.g., to form a nanocomposite) to enhance the properties of the material.08-05-2010
20100196697METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR FORMING REINFORCING FIBERS AND REINFORCING FIBERS HAVING PARTICULATE PROTUBERANCES DIRECTLY ATTACHED TO THE SURFACES - Reinforcing fibers with small particles having a longest average dimension of approximately 0.01 nanometer to approximately 30 micrometers physically and/or chemically bonded directly to their surfaces to form protuberances thereon and a method and system for making these modified fibers are disclosed. The particles directly bonded to the surfaces of the fibers, serve to enhance physical properties of composite articles which incorporate such fibers as reinforcement.08-05-2010
20100196696METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ANCHORING AN ELONGATE SUBSEA STRUCTURE TO A TERMINATION AND A FILLER MATERIAL THEREFOR - A method of anchoring one or more load carrying components of an elongate subsea structure, such as a flexible pipeline or umbilical, to a termination or end fitting, comprising the steps of: inserting said load carrying component(s) into or through a cavity or void within the termination; and filling said cavity or void with a filler material whereby said load carrying component(s) are embedded and anchored therein; wherein said filler material comprises spheroidal beads.08-05-2010
20100068503METHOD FOR PRODUCING NANOCRYSTALLINE DIAMOND COATINGS ON GEMSTONES AND OTHER SUBSTRATES - A method to apply nano-crystalline diamond onto a selected substrate, including preparing Nanodiamond slurry of nanodiamond particles dispersed in a medium. The medium may include a liquid or a sol-gel. The selected substrate is immersed in the Nanodiamond slurry for a predetermined period of time. Then the substrate is removed from the slurry. The substrate is then dried with a flow of inert gas. The substrate is left coated with a coating of the nanodiamond particles that are highly adherently held by van der Waals forces.03-18-2010
20100068502EASY PEEL-OFF COATING COMPOSITION FOR ANTI-RUST COATING - Disclosed is a coating composition comprising: a styrene block copolymer, a filler having a core-shell structure, silica, and a solvent. The above core-shell structured filler can improve peel-off property of a film made of styrene block copolymer based coating composition.03-18-2010
20100068501METHOD FOR PRODUCING LARGE-DIAMETER 3D CARBON NANO-ONION STRUCTURES AT ROOM TEMPERATURE - A method includes imparting energy to a target in an oxygen-containing atmosphere at room temperature to provide a substrate facing the target with a carbonaceous coating that includes nested carbon structures.03-18-2010
20120064333FIBRE-REINFORCED COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF - Prepreg for manufacturing a fibre-reinforced composite material, the prepreg comprising a layer of dry fibres and a layer of resin material adhered to a surface of the layer of dry fibres, the resin material having a plurality of particles dispersed therein, the particles have an average particle size that is larger than the average fibre separation of the layer of dry fibres.03-15-2012
20110189472Uniaxially and Biaxially-Oriented Polytetrafluoroethylene Structures - The subject invention relates to uniaxially-oriented extrudate and methods for processing the same utilizing colloidal size polytetrafluoroethylene resin particles. Still another aspect of the subject invention relates to the advantage of uniaxially paste extruding colloidal size PTFE particles and particularly micron size fillers and additive up to 90% by volume. Another aspect of the subject invention relates to biaxially-oriented PTFE compositions made from uniaxially-oriented paste extrudate of the invention in the hydrostatic pressure coalescible state. The subject invention also relates to methods for preparing porous biaxially-oriented PFTE compositions utilizing fugitive pore-forming materials and methods for forming shapes from the PTFE composition of the subject invention.08-04-2011
20110189471METHOD FOR APPLYING NANOPARTICLES - A method of producing a sheet comprising the photocatalytic nanoparticles by applying the particles in a freshly impregnated and wet surface.08-04-2011
20110189470CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION AND OPTICAL FILM - The curable resin composition of the present invention contains inorganic particles and a curable resin. The inorganic particles includes an inorganic particle (a-1) having a Mohs hardness of 7 or more and an average particle diameter of 1 μm or less, an inorganic particle (a-2) having a Mohs hardness of 4 or more to less than 7 and an average particle diameter of 1 μm or less, and an inorganic particle (a-3) having a Mohs hardness of less than 4 and an average particle diameter of 1 μm or less. The curable resin is at least one selected from a group consisting of a thermosetting resin and an active energy ray-curable resin.08-04-2011
20120308808GAS BARRIER FILM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A gas barrier film and method for manufacturing the abovementioned gas barrier film are disclosed in the present invention. The gas barrier film is applied in electronic product, food, medicine and other fields for protecting them from gas and water. The gas barrier film comprises a gas barrier layer and pluralities of cladding layers. The gas barrier layer is a liquid layer, and the cladding layers are disposed on the opposite surface of the gas barrier layer.12-06-2012
20100028656FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY SUBSTRATE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING DISPLAY PANEL - A flexible substrate, a method of manufacturing a display substrate, and a method of manufacturing a display panel. A spinning device is filled with a source solution, and a carrier substrate is arranged such that the spinning device faces the carrier substrate. An electric field is formed between the spinning device and the carrier substrate by supplying a power to the spinning device and the carrier substrate, and a nano-fiber is formed by spraying the source solution toward the carrier substrate. A flexible substrate is formed on the carrier substrate by coating a polymer resin on the nano-fiber, a plurality of display cells are formed on the flexible substrate, and then a display substrate is formed by separating the carrier substrate from the flexible substrate.02-04-2010
20100173147Cationic, Energy-Cured Varnish With Microcapsules - A composition of matter comprising a cationic energy-cured epoxy material and a plurality of microcapsules. In some embodiments, cationic energy-cured epoxy material is a cationic UV-cured varnish. In some embodiments, the composition further comprises a viscosity modifier. The viscosity modifier comprises a viscosity reducer or a viscosity enhancer. A combination comprising a substrate and the composition of matter, and a method of applying the composition of matter to a substrate, are also described.07-08-2010
20120148831WALLBOARD MATERIALS INCORPORATING A MICROPARTICLE MATRIX - A method of forming a wallboard material can include forming a mixture including microparticles, sodium silicate and vinyl acetate. The mixture can be disposed between a metallic facing membrane and a second facing membrane. The mixture can then be heat cured in a single step sufficient to form a wallboard material having the metallic facing membrane and the second facing membrane attached to a core matrix. The heat curing time is complete in less than about 1.5 hours without causing damage to the wallboard material.06-14-2012
20100040862Three-Dimensional Structure of Functional Material - It is to provide an inorganic thin film of titanium dioxide or the like which is controlled at the nanoscale and a three-dimensional structure of a functional material such as semiconductor nanoparticles. A three-dimensional structure of an inorganic material is manufactured by introducing onto a surface of an inorganic substrate ferritin presenting on its surface a plurality of inorganic material-binding peptides; binding the ferritin in a monolayer onto the inorganic substrate; introducing an inorganic material onto the ferritin which is bound in a monolayer, while the inorganic material-binding peptides is having a binding and/or biomineralization ability for the inorganic material; forming a biomineral layer utilizing the biomineralization ability of the inorganic material-binding peptides; and subsequently repeating one or more times the steps (a) and (b) of a multilayering operation: (a) introducing onto the biomineral layer thus formed the ferritin having a binding ability to the biomineral layer, and binding the ferritin in a monolayer onto the biomineral layer; (b) introducing the inorganic material onto the surface of the ferritin which is bound in a monolayer, and forming a biomineral layer.02-18-2010
20110111208USE OF AN ENCAPSULATED ADHESION PROMOTER IN AN AQUEOUS ADHESIVE JOINT BONDING TWO SUBSTRATES, AT LEAST ONE OF WHICH COMPRISES A (TPE-PA) MATERIAL - “The present invention relates to the use of an encapsulated adhesion promoter in an effective amount in an aqueous adhesive joint, said aqueous adhesive joint being intended to bond a surface of a first substrate (S1) to a surface of a second substrate (S2), at least one of said two substrates comprising a material (TPE-PA) comprising at least one thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) and/or at least one polyamide (PA), said adhesion promoter (P) comprising at least one organic molecule having at least one isocyanate function blocked by encapsulation of said organic molecule.”05-12-2011
20090130427Nanomaterial facilitated laser transfer - The invention relates to the deposition or transfer of material using a laser induced forward transfer process. More specifically, the invention relates to the transfer of material using a laser induced forward transfer process wherein the transfer process is facilitated or enabled by nanomaterials. Nanomaterials in the form of nanoparticles or nanofilms may be employed, optionally including a surface coating or self-assembled monolayer surface coating, making use of properties of the nanomaterials that allow the laser induced forward transfer process to be practiced at irradiation energies and temperatures lower than commonly used. The technique may be well suited for depositing organic layers.05-21-2009
20100062239BIAXIALLY ORIENTED FILM FOR ELECTRICAL INSULATION, FILM CAPACITOR CONSTITUTING MEMBER FORMED OF THE SAME, AND FILM CAPACITOR INCLUDING SAME - An object of the present invention is to provide a biaxially oriented film for electrical insulation that has excellent withstand voltage characteristics over a temperature range from room temperature to higher temperatures. The film excels in withstand voltage characteristics and processability by inclusion of fullerene in a crystalline thermoplastic resin film.03-11-2010
20110305894COMPOSITE FOR CONTROLLED RELEASE OF SMALL MOLECULES IN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENTS - A composite material formulated for slow release of a small molecule in seawater includes a porous inorganic oxide framework and micelles embedded within the pores of the framework. The micelles include a surfactant and a small molecule, the surfactant being present in the composite material at no more than 80 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight inorganic oxide, the composite material being stable in seawater for releasing the small molecule over at least 20 days.12-15-2011
20090148689CONDUCTIVE NANOPARTICLE SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A device comprising a substrate with first and second layers is prepared by applying a cellulosic base layer on the substrate followed by a silver nanoparticle coating. The nanoparticle coating is durable and highly electrically conductive. This conductive substrate maybe used for the application of integrated circuitry components, and does not outgas upon application of reflow solder.06-11-2009
20100003499Automated layer by layer spray technology - The present invention comprises an automated apparatus capable of spray depositing polyelectrolytes via the LbL mechanism with minimal or no human interaction. In certain embodiments, the apparatus sprays atomized polyelectrolytes onto a vertically oriented substrate. To counteract the effects of irregular spray patterns, the substrate is preferably slowly rotated about a central axis. In certain embodiments, the apparatus also includes a forced pathway for the droplets, such as a pathway created by using a vacuum. In this way, a thicker or three-dimensional substrate can be coated. In certain embodiments, the apparatus is designed so as to be scalable. Thus, through the use of multiple instantiations of the apparatus, a large or irregularly shaped substrate can be coated. Rolls of textile can therefore be coated using the apparatus. Additionally, the present invention includes a method to uniformly coat a substrate, such as a hydrophobic textile material, using aqueous solutions of polyelectrolytes.01-07-2010
20110305895ARTICLES HAVING NON-FOULING SURFACES AND PROCESSES FOR PREPARING THE SAME INCLUDING PRETREATMENT OF ARTICLES - Processes are described herein for preparing medical devices and other articles having a low-fouling surface on a substrate comprising a polymeric surface. The polymeric surface material may possess a range of polymeric backbones and substituents while providing the articles with a highly efficient, biocompatible, and non-fouling surface. The processes involve treating the substrate to reduce the concentration of chemical species on the surface of or in the substrate without altering the bulk physical properties of the device or article, and thereafter forming a grafted polymer layer on the treated substrate surface.12-15-2011
20090011222SUPERHYDROPHOBIC SURFACE AND METHOD FOR FORMING SAME - The present invention is a method of applying Lotus Effect materials as a (superhydrophobicity) protective coating for various system applications, as well as the method of fabricating/preparing Lotus Effect coatings.01-08-2009
20090220767Nanocarbon-activated carbon composite - The present invention relates to carbon-carbon composite material comprising a carbonaceous carrier and nanosize carbon structures (e.g. CNT or CNF), wherein the nanosize carbon structures are grown on the carbonaceous carrier. The carrier may be porous, as in activated carbon or consists of carbon black particles. In accordance with the invention, nanocarbon growth in the pores of porous carriers can be realized. The process for the manufacture of a this carbon-carbon-composite material comprises the steps of treating a carbonaceous carrier material with a metal-containing catalyst material, said metal being capable of forming nanosize carbon structures, and growing nanosize carbon structures by means of a CVD (chemical vapour deposition) method on the treated carrier in a gas atmosphere comprising a carbon-containing gas, followed by an optional surface modification step. This process allows optimising porosity, hydrodynamical properties and surface chemistry independently from each other, which is particularly beneficial in respect of the use of the composite for water purification. Carbon black-based composites are particularly useful for filler applications.09-03-2009
20120040175COATED SUBSTRATE - Methods for coating a substrate are disclosed, the methods comprising providing a substrate, providing pre-formed nanoparticles of an inorganic material, providing at least one precursor of a first metal oxide, and depositing a coating on at least one surface of the substrate by contacting the surface with the precursor of the metal oxide and pre-formed nanoparticles. Also disclosed are substrates coated using such a method. The coated substrates are coloured. Preferably the metal oxide is a doped metal oxide to modify the thermal properties of the coating. The preferred nanoparticles are of platinum group metals or coinage metals.02-16-2012
20090104432PHOTOVOLTAIC THIN COATING FOR COLLECTOR GENERATOR - Photovoltaic coatings and methods of making photovoltaic coatings are provided. The photovoltaic coating contains a semiconductor layer containing semiconductor elements such as silicon particles between bottom metal-semiconductor compounds and upper metal-semiconductor compounds. The upper metal-semiconductor compounds can exist at uppermost boundary portions between semiconductor elements and not substantially over uppermost surfaces of the semiconductor elements. The method can involve forming a semiconductor layer comprising semiconductor elements such as silicon particles over a conductive layer; forming first metal-semiconductor compounds at a bottom surface of the semiconductor layer; and forming second metal-semiconductor compounds at uppermost boundary portions between the semiconductor elements.04-23-2009
20080286559Method of Manufacturing Transparent Conductive Film Containing Carbon Nanotubes And Binder, And Transparent Conductive Film Manufactured Thereby - This invention relates to a method of manufacturing a transparent conductive film containing carbon nanotubes and a binder, in which the carbon nanotubes are subjected to acid treatment, dispersion in a solvent, mixing with the binder, and application on the substrate, and to a transparent conductive film manufactured thereby. The method includes subjecting carbon nanotubes having an outer diameter of less than 15 nm to acid treatment to thus purify and surface functionalize them, followed by dispersing the treated carbon nanotubes in a solvent along with the binder, or mixing a carbon nanotube solution using a polar or nonpolar solvent with a binder solution, and applying the mixture on the substrate. Through the application of the mixture of treated carbon nanotubes and binder on the substrate, the transparent conductive film has improved transparency, electrical conductivity, dispersibility, substrate adhesiveness, chemical stability, durability and scratch resistance, and can be applied to various substrates, including hard or flexible substrates, thanks to high substrate adhesiveness and applicability. A solution in which the surface functionalized carbon nanotubes are well dispersed is prepared, thus facilitating the manufacture of the film using various materials and generating economic benefits.11-20-2008
20120040177HEAT-EXPANDABLE REMOVABLE ACRYLIC PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE TAPE OR SHEET - Provided is a heat-expandable removable acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive tape that has high normal-state adhesive power when bonded independently of whether the adherend has or does not have irregular surface and permits easy separation when the bonded region is separated and disassembled by lowering the adhesive power by heating, that permits easily separation-decomposition, even after long-term storage at high temperature.02-16-2012
20120040174LOW DENSITY CORING MATERIAL - A low density coring material is described. In one embodiment, the low density coring material consists essentially of: about 40 to about 80 wt % resin, the resin consisting essentially of vinyl ester resin or a combination of vinyl ester resin and polyester resin; 0 to about 50 wt % monomer; 0 to about 5 wt % dispersion aid; 0 to about 5 wt % accelerator, or inhibitor, or both; about 3 to about 10 wt % microspheres; 0 to about 20 wt % fiber; 0 to about 20 wt % filler; and about 1 to about 5 wt % catalyst; wherein a density of the cured coring material is less than about 5.0 lbs/gal. Composites made using the low density coring material and methods of making composites are also described.02-16-2012
20120040176CARBON FIBER COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, FORMED PRODUCT OF CARBON FIBER COMPOSITE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, CARBON FIBER-METAL COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, AND FORMED PRODUCT OF CARBON FIBER-METAL COMPOSITE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME - A method of producing a carbon fiber composite material including: mixing an elastomer which includes an unsaturated bond or a group having affinity to carbon nanofibers with metal particles; and dispersing the carbon nanofibers into the elastomer including the metal particles by a shear force.02-16-2012
20100189995DUPLEX-ALUMINIUM MATERIAL BASED ON ALUMINIUM WITH A FIRST PHASE AND A SECOND PHASE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE DUPLEX-ALUMINIUM MATERIAL - The invention relates to the processing of a composite material in particle or powder form, containing carbon nanotubes (CNT), said material having metal with a thickness of between 10 nm and 500,000 nm that is layered alternately with carbon nanotubes of a thickness of between 10 nm and 100,000 nm. The material is produced by mechanical alloying, i.e. by repeated deformation, breakage and welding of metal particles and CNT particles, preferably by milling in a pebble mill containing a milling chamber and milling pebbles as the milling bodies and to a rotating body for creating highly energetic pebble collisions. The invention discloses a method for producing duplex-aluminium, in which a material is alloyed as a combination of the composite material and an aluminium alloy with different characteristics in an Ospray process.07-29-2010
20110064940DISPERSION METHOD FOR PARTICLES IN NANOCOMPOSITES AND METHOD OF FORMING NANOCOMPOSITES - A method of manufacturing a nanocomposite includes exposing a plurality of substantially dry nanoparticles to a substantially dry and solid matrix material to form a combination of the nanoparticles and the matrix material. The method also includes agitating the combination of the nanoparticles and the matrix material to thereby disperse the nanoparticles on the matrix material. The matrix material remains in a solid phase during agitating. Furthermore, the method includes processing the combination to form the nanocomposite having the nanoparticles dispersed in the matrix material.03-17-2011
20110171459TWO-COMPONENT MOULDING PARTS WHICH ARE RESISTANT TO STRESS CRACKING AND WARPING, CONTAINING A PLATELET-LIKE OR FLAKED INORGANIC FILLER WITH THE EXCEPTION OF TALCUM - The invention relates to ductile two-component moulding parts which are resistant to stress cracking and warping under the influence of chemicals, i.e. dimensionally stable two-component moulding parts.07-14-2011
20080318026METHOD OF MODIFYING CARBON NANOMATERIALS, COMPOSITES INCORPORATING MODIFIED CARBON NANOMATERIALS AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE COMPOSITES - A polymer-carbon nanomaterial composite. The composite includes a polymer matrix; and plasma-modified carbon nanomaterials having surface functional groups attached thereto, wherein the carbon nanomaterial is selected from carbon nanotubes, carbon nanofibers, carbon nanoparticles, carbon black, nanodiamond, fullerenes, or combinations thereof. The invention also involves a method of making a polymer-carbon nanomaterial composite, and a method of modifying carbon nanomaterials.12-25-2008
20100239848Film and Prepreg with Nanoparticles, Processes of Making Thereof, and Reinforced Component Made Therewith - The present disclosure generally relates to a single-layer film and a prepreg, an industrial process of making thereof, and a reinforced component made therewith, and more specifically, to films with uniformly dispersed nanoparticles in a matrix with thermoset resin layered on a release film for storage, an industrial process for making the films, and reinforced components layered and reinforced using either the single-layer film or the prepreg.09-23-2010
20120064331METAL LAMINATION FILM - A polymer film is provided for use with metal sheeting and includes a thermoplastic adhesive having an adhesive layer and an outer layer. The polymer film is mechanically and chemically bonded to the metal sheeting through use of heat lamination of the thermoplastic adhesive layer. The thermoplastic layer includes an extrudable thermoplastic resin reacted with a polar compound, and contains a particulate filler, and optional quantities of an additional thermoplastic resin. The polymer film can be of a single or multi-layer construction, with one layer containing a thermoplastic adhesive polar compound, which is heat laminated to the metal sheet, a core layer that can be modified to change the performance and characteristics of the film, and an outer layer composed of a high abrasion and impact resistant polymer. The polymer film provides the metal sheeting with increased protection from the elements, low friction surface, resistance to chemicals and abrasion.03-15-2012
20090297828Uv protective coatings - A surface coating, colorant, pigment or polymer composite preparation that provides resistance to degradation when exposed to at least some portion of ultraviolet radiation having wavelengths between approximately 190 and 400 nm is made up of a dispersion of an effective amount of diamond nanoparticles in a binding matrix, wherein at least a portion of the diamond nanoparticles have a size greater than about 60 nm so that the diamond particles provide ultraviolet radiation degradation resistance properties in the dispersion. This abstract is not to be considered limiting, since other embodiments may deviate from the features described in this abstract.12-03-2009
20090220768REPOSITIONABLE SELF-ADHESIVE GIFTWRAP - Repositionable self-adhesive giftwrap for decoratively wrapping an article and methods for manufacturing the same are disclosed. In embodiments, the giftwrap includes a substrate sheet having a first surface and a second surface. A decorative ink layer is applied to the first surface and a release coating layer is applied to the first surface over the decorative ink layer. The decorative ink layer resides between the substrate sheet and the release coating layer. Further, the giftwrap includes an adhesive layer applied to the second surface of the substrate sheet that is configured to adhere the giftwrap to the article. The release coating layer allows the adhesive layer of the second surface to be removed from the release coating layer of the first surface without removing portions of the decorative ink layer where the giftwrap overlaps and where the adhesive layer of the second surface of a portion of the substrate contacts release coating of the first surface of another portion of the substrate.09-03-2009
20100227155NANOSCALE FIBER FILMS, COMPOSITES, AND METHODS FOR ALIGNMENT OF NANOSCALE FIBERS BY MECHANICAL STRETCHING - Methods for aligning nanoscale fibers are provided. One method comprises providing a network of nanoscale fibers and mechanically stretching the network of nanoscale fibers in a first direction. The network of nanoscale fibers is substantially devoid of a liquid. A network of aligned nanoscale fibers and a composite comprising a network of aligned nanoscale fibers are also provided.09-09-2010
20120015176BIOLAMINATE COMPOSITE ASSEMBLY AND RELATED METHOD - Embodiments of the invention relate to a biolaminate composite assembly, including one or more biolaminate layers, a non-plastic rigid substrate and an adhesive layer in contact with the substrate and the one or more biolaminate layers. The substrate is laminated or formed to the one or more biolaminate layers. Embodiments also relate to methods of making a biolaminate composite assembly.01-19-2012
20120015175COATING MATERIALS FOR BISPHENOL A-CONTAINING POLYMERS - The present technology provides compositions that may be coated on bisphenol A-containing polymers to provide a coating or film that prevents bisphenol A from leaching from the polymer. Coatings using the present compositions also protect the bisphenol A-containing polymer from degradation by UV rays and other sources. The compositions include one or more matrix polymers having a solubility parameter of about 20 or less; and a plurality of UV-blocking nanoparticles dispersed in the one or more matrix polymers; wherein the composition is substantially free of bisphenol A. Methods of making the compositions and coatings are also provided. The coatings may be used on food and beverage containers made from bisphenol A-containing polymers.01-19-2012
20100068500POLYMER COMPOSITES - Compositions comprising a plurality of carbon nanotubes, a host polymer, and A block copolymer comprising a first block and a second block, wherein no block is compatible with the host polymer. In one aspect, the block copolymer is amphiphilic. In another aspect, the block copolymer may comprise a first block and a second block, wherein at least one of the first and second blocks comprises repeating units derived from a monomer having the general formula:03-18-2010
20110165409Coated Polymeric Substrates - A composite film comprising a polymeric substrate and a transparent conductive layer, said conductive layer being derived from a coating composition containing: (i) electrically conductive particles selected from the group consisting of metal oxides and doped metal oxides; (ii) poly(vinyl alcohol); and (iii) an aqueous solvent, wherein the sheet resistance of the conductive layer is no more than 1,000 ohms per square, and wherein the ratio by weight of said electrically conductive particles to said poly(vinyl alcohol) is defined as W07-07-2011
20120064332GLASS SUBSTRATES HAVING CARBON NANOTUBES GROWN THEREON AND METHODS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF - Methods for growing carbon nanotubes on glass substrates, particularly glass fiber substrates, are described herein. The methods can include depositing a catalytic material or a catalyst precursor on a glass substrate; depositing a non-catalytic material on the glass substrate prior to, after, or concurrently with the catalytic material or catalyst precursor; and exposing the glass substrate to carbon nanotube growth conditions so as to grow carbon nanotubes thereon. The glass substrate, particularly a glass fiber substrate, can be transported while the carbon nanotubes are being grown thereon. Catalyst precursors can be converted into a catalyst when exposed to carbon nanotube growth conditions. The catalytic material or catalyst precursor and the non-catalytic material can be deposited from a solution containing water as a solvent. Illustrative deposition techniques include, for example, spray coating and dip coating.03-15-2012
20110008610ENCAPSULATED WOOD PRESERVATIVES - A method of incorporating biocides into wood or a wood product, the method including the steps of synthesising a plurality of capsules each having an outer shell of polymer and incorporating within each capsule an additive which includes an organic biocide, and then applying the capsules to the wood or wood product in a manner whereby the capsules penetrate the wood or wood product.01-13-2011
20120070649BASE MATERIAL FILM FOR BACK SHEET OF SOLAR CELL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides a base material film for a back sheet of a solar cell, the base material film including: a sheet-shaped support containing a first polymer; and an easy-adhesive layer provided on at least one side of the support, the easy-adhesive layer including an inorganic fine particle and a binder including an acrylic resin crosslinked by a compound having an oxazoline group, and a method of manufacturing a base material film for a back sheet of a solar cell, the method including: coating a liquid including a compound having an oxazoline group, an acrylic resin, and an inorganic fine particle on at least one side of a sheet-shaped support containing a first polymer to form a coating film; and heating the coating film such that the acrylic resin is crosslinked by the compound having the oxazoline group.03-22-2012
20110091719COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A composite material, the composite material comprising at least one prepreg, said prepreg comprising at least one polymeric resin and at least one fibrous reinforcement; and conducting particles dispersed in the polymeric resin.04-21-2011
20110091718COMPOSITE MATERIALS - A composite material, the composite material comprising at least one prepreg, said prepreg comprising at least one polymeric resin and at least one fibrous reinforcement; and conducting particles dispersed in the polymeric resin.04-21-2011
20110104475SUBSTRATE UNIT FOR ELECTRONIC PAPER - A substrate unit for an electronic paper is provided. The substrate unit for the electronic paper includes a substrate; an electrode formed on the substrate; and a hydrophobic polymer layer formed on at least one of an outer side of the substrate and the electrode.05-05-2011
20100092759FLUOROPOLYMER/PARTICULATE FILLED PROTECTIVE SHEET - The invention describes a particulate filled film, useful as a backsheet for a photovoltaic construct.04-15-2010
20120121890METHODS OF MAKING A REINFORCED COMPOSITE AND REINFORCED COMPOSITE PRODUCTS - Methods for making reinforced composites and reinforced composite products are provided. In one embodiment, a method comprises adding (a) a carrier comprising a salt and (b) a plurality of substantially inert sub-micron sized particles into a molten metal to form a mixture; and forming a reinforced composite from the mixture, the reinforced composite comprising a non-particulate metal portion having the substantially inert sub-micron sized particles therein.05-17-2012
201201218913-DIMENSIONAL NANOSTRUCTURE HAVING NANOMATERIALS STACKED ON GRAPHENE SUBSTRATE AND FABRICATION METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to a 3-dimensional nanostructure having nanomaterials stacked on a graphene substrate; and more specifically, to a 3-dimensional nanostructure having at least one nanomaterial selected from nanotubes, nanowires, nanorods, nanoneedles and nanoparticles grown on a reduced graphene substrate. The present invention enables the achievement of a synergy effect of the 3-dimensional nanostructure hybridizing 1-dimensional nanomaterials and 2-dimensional graphene. The nanostructure according to the present invention is excellent in flexibility and elasticity, and can easily be transferred to any substrate having a non-planar surface. Also, all junctions in nanomaterials, a metal catalyst and a graphene film system form the ohmic electrical contact, which allows the nanostructure to easily be incorporated into a field-emitting device.05-17-2012
20120121889COMPOSITE FILM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - The composite film contains a carrier layer, a release layer dispersed with a number of particles, a hardening layer, an ink layer, and an adhesive layer, stacked in this sequential order. The diameters of at least a portion of the particles are larger than the thickness of the release layer. A manufacturing method of the composite file is provided as well.05-17-2012
20120121888THERMALLY INSULATING PRIMER PAINT FILLED WITH MICROSPHERES - A thermally insulating paint composition including carbon microspheres having an average diameter in the range of 1 to 100 μm. The paint composition including the carbon microspheres can be applied as a primer coating to substrates such a metal, and can be covered with a finish coat of a second paint. The paint system including the microsphere-filled primer can lower interior temperatures when applied to vehicles or structures.05-17-2012
20120315465LAMINATED POLYESTER FILM - The present invention provides a laminated polyester film which can be suitably used in the applications requiring good easy-slip property, anti-sticking property and antistatic property, for example, such as members constituting liquid crystal displays. The laminated polyester film of the present invention comprises a polyester film, a coating layer formed on one surface of the polyester film which comprises a resin, particles and an antistatic agent, and a coating layer formed on the other surface of the polyester film which comprises a resin.12-13-2012
20090130429Natural Grain Leather - A leather finishing process in which, in pertinent part, a warm water milling step is added after the base coat is applied to “crust” leather and cured. The warm water contains at least one dye fixation agent including but not limited to about 0.1-2.0% by weight of formic acid. Moreover, the base coat itself is an aqueous base coat containing at least two polymers such as an acrylic salt or a polyurethane salt. Between the polymeric constituents of the base coat, the acid fixation agent, and the use of the warm water milling step after the base coat has been applied and dried, a surprisingly natural feel to the leather is attained without loss of excellent adhesion, wear-resistance and other properties when the leather is completely finished.05-21-2009
20090130428Transparent optical substrate with elements distributed therein, method of producing and application of the same - A substrate made of a transparent inorganic or organic material, with transparent elements distributed through its volume, even in the visual field of a wearer of said substrate, and incident light is partly reflected and partly transmitted. The elements may undergo surface treatment to render them even more light-reflecting. A method of producing the above substrate and an application of the above substrate as optical elements.05-21-2009
20100247899Nanoparticle Dispersion to Improve Radiation Sensitivity - A radiation-sensitive material comprising a support and a radiation sensitive composition on the support is disclosed, wherein the radiation sensitive composition includes a dispersion containing nanoparticles of a sensitizer.09-30-2010
20100247898UV Barrier Film - Transparent polypropylene film comprising at least two UV-absorbing additives, a first additive being a non-aggregated inorganic material present in the film composition in an amount of from 0.1 to 5.0% by weight, and a second additive comprising an organic material selected from triazines, hindered amines, oxanilides, cyanoacrylates, benzotriazoles and/or benzophenones and present in the film in an amount of less than 2.0% by weight and wherein when both benzotriazole(s) and benzophenone(s) are present in the film, the ratio of benzotriazole(s) to benzophenone(s) is above 0.5.09-30-2010
20120213987BIODEGRADABLE POLYURETHANE PLASTIC USING PHOSPHORUS PENTOXIDE - A biodegradable polyurethane plastic is provided. The biodegradable polyurethane plastic includes biodegradable polyurethane impregnated with a phosphorus-containing additive, wherein the additive includes phosphorus pentoxide (P2O5), and the additive is coated with natural oil. The biodegradable polyurethane plastic has excellent physical properties, and can be effectively decomposed in a short period of time because it includes biodegradable polyurethane impregnated with a phosphorus-containing additive. Further, the biodegradable polyurethane plastic can be easily decomposed biologically by synthesizing polyurethane containing phosphorus pentoxide having strong oxidizing action, can be manufactured by directly adding an additive coated with natural oil to the synthesis of polyurethane, can prevent the reaction caused by moisture because it does not come into contact with air, and can prevent a color change.08-23-2012
20100173146LAMINATE AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - A laminate is disclosed, comprising a resin substrate provided thereon with a composite layer, wherein the composite layer contains an inorganic compound and a cellulose fiber exhibiting an average fiber diameter of not less than 2 nm and not more than 200 nm.07-08-2010
20120077022HIERARCHICAL CHROMONIC STRUCTURES - A method of making a chromonic structure comprises (a) preparing a first aqueous mixture comprising (i) a continuous water-soluble polymer phase and (ii) a discontinuous chromonic phase comprising a chromonic material, to form chromonic nanoparticles; (b) non-covalently crosslinking the resulting chromonic nanoparticles with a multivalent cation salt; (c) dispersing the resulting crosslinked chromonic nanoparticles in a water-soluble polymer phase to form a chromonic nanoparticle dispersion; and (d) preparing a second aqueous mixture comprising (i) the chromonic nanoparticle dispersion and (ii) a continuous chromonic phase comprising a chromonic material.03-29-2012
20120077021MAGNETIC AND LUMINESCENT SILICON NANOPARTICLES, SUPERMOLECULES AND FABRICATION METHODS - A magnetic nanosilicon material comprising silicon nanoparticles impregnated with magnetic atoms. This magnetic nanosilicon material has both luminescent and magnetic properties. In certain embodiments of the invention, magnetic nanosilicon material is encapsulated in a polymer or silica sphere to provide a supermolecule. Supermolecules can be used in applications such as but not limited to detection and imaging.03-29-2012
20100047555HOLLOW FINE PARTICLES, PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREOF, COATING COMPOSITION AND ARTICLE HAVING COATING FILM FORMED - To provide hollow fine particles having a refractive index suppressed and having excellent alkali resistance, a production process thereof, a coating composition with which a coating film having an antireflection effect and excellent alkali resistance can be formed, and an article which can maintain a high antireflection effect for a long period of time.02-25-2010
20100047554METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MODIFYING SURFACE LAYER OF GLASS AND GLASS PRODUCT HAVING MODIFIED SURFACE LAYER - The invention relates to a method of modifying a surface of a glass product. The method comprises conveying particles to the surface of the glass, a material contained in the particles being at least partly dissolved and diffused in the glass. The method comprises a step of heating the surface of the glass. The invention further relates to an apparatus for modifying a surface of a hot glass product. The invention still further relates to glass products wherein the content of an element which provides the glass with a functionality decreases steplessly upon proceeding from the surface of the glass deeper into the glass.02-25-2010
20120177910Coated Medical Devices - The present invention relates to medical devices, and in particular, medical devices that have an inorganic coating, e.g., a coating capable of releasing inorganic nanoparticles into a passageway to be treated with the medical device.07-12-2012
20100143701Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites Containing Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes - The present invention is directed to methods of integrating carbon nanotubes into epoxy polymer composites via chemical functionalization of carbon nanotubes, and to the carbon nanotube-epoxy polymer composites produced by such methods. Integration is enhanced through improved dispersion and/or covalent bonding with the epoxy matrix during the curing process. In general, such methods involve the attachment of chemical moieties (i.e., functional groups) to the sidewall and/or end-cap of carbon nanotubes such that the chemical moieties react with either the epoxy precursor(s) or the curing agent(s) (or both) during the curing process. Additionally, in some embodiments, these or additional chemical moieties can function to facilitate dispersion of the carbon nanotubes by decreasing the van der Waals attractive forces between the nanotubes.06-10-2010
20100272986METHOD OF PRODUCING A POLISHED METAL EFFECT FINISH ON A VEHICLE - A method for coating motor vehicles with a multi-layer finish that achieves the appearance of polished metal or anodized metal using vacuum metallized flake pigments in one of the coating layers.10-28-2010
20100272985Method of forming self-assembly and uniform fullerene array on surface of substrate - The present invention provides a method of forming a self-assembly fullerene array on the surface of a substrate, comprising the following steps: 10-28-2010
20100009166ELECTRET FINISH - The invention relates to a dispersed electret finish, a process for preparing an electret coating, the electret coating resulting therefrom, and the use of the electret coating for finishing textiles and carpets or for preparing filters, for example, air and liquid filters or cigarette filters, sensors, condenser microphones, data memories or membranes.01-14-2010
20100009165Multifunctional Nanomaterial-Containing Composites and Methods for the Production Thereof - Methods for making multifunctional nanomaterial-containing composites that include the incorporation of nanomaterials into such composites in at least one of two manners: 1) in a solution of dispersed nanomaterials for coating onto a substrate; and 2) by dispersing nanomaterials in a matrix material, such as epoxy, applied to a single substrate layer or sandwiched between adjacent layers in a multiple layer composite. According to such methods, a high loading of nanomaterials may be incorporated into the composites without any deterioration in processing or handling properties.01-14-2010
20100285303TEFLON FUSER MEMBER CONTAINING FLUORINATED NANO DIAMONDS - Exemplary embodiments provide a coating composition for an outermost layer of a fuser member that can include a plurality of fluorinated diamond-containing particles dispersed in a fluororesin matrix.11-11-2010
20090061208Carbon nanotube composite preform and method for making the same - A carbon nanotube composite preform includes a substrate and a plurality of carbon nanotubes formed thereon. Each carbon nanotube includes a first end adjacent to the substrate and a second end away from the substrate. Gaps between the second ends of the carbon nanotubes are bigger than gaps between the first ends thereof. The method for making the carbon nanotube composite preform includes the following steps: (a) providing a substrate; (b) forming a plurality of carbon nanotubes (e.g., a carbon nanotube array) on the substrate; (c) placing the carbon nanotubes and the substrate in a solvent for some time; (d) removing the carbon nanotubes and the substrate from the solvent; (e) drying the carbon nanotubes and the substrate to form a carbon nanotube composite preform.03-05-2009
20100291371MULTI-LAYER ARTICLE FOR FLEXIBLE PRINTED CIRCUITS - Provided is a multi-layer article comprising an electrically conductive metal layer adheringly contacting the surface of a polymeric composite film less than 500 μm in thickness, having a surface, the polymeric composite film comprising a polymer and a plurality of surface-modified hexagonal boron nitride particles dispersed therewithin. A process of film casting onto a conductive metal layer is provided.11-18-2010
20120263939Graphene Composite Electrode And Method Of Making Thereof - A graphene composite electrode and method fabricating thereof. The electrode comprising a large sized graphene sheets, i.e., with an average size larger than 10 in length. The graphene sheets set is doped into an conducting polymer which is further spun coated onto a suitable substrates to form an electrode. The resulting electrode has sufficiently suitable properties in terms of transparency, flexibility and sheet resistance for being used in a wide variety of optoelectronic devices.10-18-2012
20090035553ANISOTROPIC CONDUCTIVE MATERIAL - Compositions consisting of a mixture of filamentary nickel powder(s) and a thermosetting epoxy resin form the basis of anisotropic conductive materials. The filamentary nickel powder has a three-dimensional chain-like network structure. When such filamentary nickel powder is dispersed in a polymer thin film, such as an epoxy resin, it exhibits anisotropic conductivity.02-05-2009
20090017286COPPER CLAD LAMINATE - A copper clad laminate that is suited to use in high-performance flexible printed circuit boards, which meets both dimensional change and heat resistance requisites, has a small percent dimensional change after etching, and has properties that are applicable to AOI, and which further has excellent slickness (slip) and adhesion is provided. A copper clad laminate that uses a polyimide film that primarily uses paraphenylenediamine and 4,4′-diaminodiphenylether as diamine ingredients, and pyromellitic dianhydride and 3,3′,4,4′-biphenyltetracarboxylic dianhydride as acid dianhydride ingredients, which further has slip caused by producing surface protrusions by adding inorganic particles. One copper foil is adhered to one side of the polyimide film using an adhesive; and a second copper layer is directly adhered to the second side of the polyimide film.01-15-2009
20120231258FUSER MEMBER - The present teachings provide a fuser member. The fuser member includes a substrate layer comprising a polyimide polymer and an amine neutralized phosphate ester.09-13-2012
20120231259APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR HARVESTING CARBON NANOTUBE ARRAYS - An apparatus is provided for harvesting a carbon nanotube array from a substrate. The apparatus includes a peeler that peels the carbon nanotube array from the substrate and a support that receives the carbon nanotube array peeled from the substrate. In addition the apparatus includes a drawing device that simultaneously draws the carbon nanotube array from the substrate onto the support as the carbon nanotube array is peeled from the substrate. The peeler and drawing device are synchronized in operation so that as a given length of carbon nanotube array is peeled from the substrate, that same given length of carbon nanotube array is drawn onto the support.09-13-2012
20080299382Functionalized metal nanoparticle, buffer layer including the same and electronic device including the buffer layer - Disclosed herein is a functionalized metal nanoparticle, a buffer layer including the functionalized metal nanoparticle, and an electronic device including the buffer layer. The buffer layer including the functionalized metal nanoparticle according to example embodiments may improve the injection of electrons or holes and the charge mobility between layers in the electronic device, may form ohmic contacts, and may improve the selectivity between electrodes and the buffer layer at the time of forming the buffer layer on the electrodes, thereby improving the efficiency of the electronic device.12-04-2008
20080299383FINE GRAINED CEMENTED CARBIDE CUTTING TOOL INSERT - The present invention relates to a cuffing insert for turning in heat resistant superalloys and stainless steels comprising a very fine grained hard substrate and a coating. The substrate comprises WC from about 5 to about 8 wt % Co and from about 0.3 to about 1.5 wt % Cr. In addition to that ppm levels of Ti and Ta are present. The ratio of Me/Co=(at-% Ti+ at-% Nb+ at-% Ta)/at-% Co is lower than or equal to about 0.014−(CW_Cr)*0.008 and higher than about 0.0005. The average sintered WC-grain size is from about 0.5 to about 0.95 μm and CW_Cr from about 0.75 to about 0.95. The cemented carbide body is coated with a PVD Ti12-04-2008
20110003139MAGNESIUM ALLOY SHEET MATERIAL - The invention offers a magnesium alloy sheet material having excellent plastic processibility and rigidity and a magnesium alloy formed body having excellent rigidity. The sheet material has magnesium alloy that forms the matrix containing hard particles. The region from the surface of the sheet material to a position away from the surface by 40% of the thickness of the sheet material is defined as the surface region, and the remaining region as the center region. Hard particles existing in the center region have a maximum diameter of more than 20 μm and less than 50 μm, and hard particles existing in the surface region have a maximum diameter of 20 μm or less. Because the hard particles existing at the surface side are fine particles, they are less likely to become the starting point of cracking or another defect at the time of plastic processing. Because the hard particles existing in the center region are coarse, they can increase the rigidity of the sheet material.01-06-2011
20100233466ACRYLIC PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET - The present invention relates to an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet including: a viscoelastic material layer (X) containing hollow microspheres; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (Y) provided on at least one face of the viscoelastic material layer (X) and formed from a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition including, as a main component, an acrylic copolymer which is constructed from the following monomers (m1) and (m2) as an essential monomer component, in which a content of the monomer (m1) is 50 to 99.9% by weight and a content of the monomer (m2) is 0.1 to 25% by weight based on a total amount of monomer components constituting the acrylic copolymer, (m1) an alkyl(meth)acrylate monomer including an alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, which is represented by the following formula (1),09-16-2010
20100233467ACRYLIC PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE SHEET - The present invention relates to an acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet including: a viscoelastic material layer (X) containing hollow microspheres; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer (Y) provided on at least one face of the viscoelastic material layer (X) and formed from a monomer composition, in which the monomer composition includes the following monomers (m1), (m2) and (m3) as essential monomer components, in which a content of the monomer (m1) is 50 to 85% by weight, a content of the monomer (m2) is 0.1 to 20% by weight, and a content of the monomer (m3) is 2 to 40% by weight, based on a total amount of monomer components constituting the monomer composition, 09-16-2010
20100233465DIAMOND-CONTAINING NANOCOMPOSITE INTERFACIAL LAYER IN FUSERS - Exemplary embodiments provide a fuser member containing an interfacial layer and methods for forming the interfacial layer and the fuser member. In one embodiment, the fuser member can include a substrate, a resilient layer, a surface layer and an interfacial layer disposed between the resilient layer and the surface layer. The resilient layer can include, for example, a silicone rubber layer and the surface layer can include, for example, a fluoropolymer such as a fluoroplastic of PFA or PTFE. The interfacial layer can include a diamond-containing polymer composite to provide improved thermal/electrical/mechanical properties. The surface layer and the fuser member can thus be treated at a temperature of about 250° C. or higher with high quality and an improved adhesion between layers of the fuser member.09-16-2010
20100233464COMPOSITION FOR FRICTION MATERIAL AND FRICTION MATERIAL USING SAME - The present invention relates to a composition for a friction material that is suitable for the production of friction materials such as disc brake pads or brake linings used for braking automobiles or the like, and also relates to a friction material that uses the composition. The composition for a friction material according to the present invention comprises a fibrous substrate, a binder and a filler, wherein the fibrous substrate comprises at least two types of biosoluble ceramic fibers having different fiber lengths.09-16-2010
20120100364METHOD FOR ARRANGING FINE PARTICLES ON SUBSTRATE BY PHYSICAL PRESSURE - Provided is a method of arranging particles on a substrate, the method including: (a) preparing a substrate, a surface of which has depressions or projections capable of fixing the positions and/or orientations of one or more particles; and (b) placing the particles on the substrate and applying a physical pressure to the particles so that a portion or the whole of each particle is inserted in each of pores defined by the depressions or the projections. Provided is also a method of arranging particles on a substrate, the method including: (a) preparing a substrate, at least a surface portion of which has adhesive property; and (b) placing particles, which do not have flat facets but curved surfaces, on the substrate and applying a physical pressure to the particles so that the particles are immobilized on adhesive surface portions of the substrate.04-26-2012
20120135224CARBON-BASED NANOSTRUCTURE FORMATION USING LARGE SCALE ACTIVE GROWTH STRUCTURES - Systems and methods for the formation of carbon-based nanostructures using large-scale active growth structures are generally described. In addition, systems and methods related to the formation of carbon-based nanostructures using basalt and/or titanium (e.g., elemental titanium) are generally described. The carbon-based nanostructures can be grown by exposing the large-scale active growth structures, basalt, and/or titanium to a set of conditions selected to cause formation of carbon-based nanostructures on (e.g., directly on) the large-scale active growth structure, basalt, and/or titanium. When basalt and/or titanium are used as all or part of an active growth structure, the basalt and/or titanium can be in any suitable form such as, for example, a planar or non-planar active growth structure (which can have, in some cases, a first cross-sectional dimension of at least about 1 mm) comprising basalt and/or titanium (e.g., a fiber comprising basalt and/or titanium) and/or particles (e.g., nanoparticles) comprising basalt and/or titanium.05-31-2012
20130011662MOLDING COMPOUND OR COATING SYSTEM (PMMA-FREE) HAVING IR-REFLECTING PROPERTIES IN COMBINATION WITH A SURFACE LAYER OR FILM CONTAINING PMMA - The invention relates to opaquely coloured, infrared-reflecting mouldings which are able to serve as an IR barrier layer and can be used, for example, in the construction trade or in automotive engineering as, for example, a vehicle roof module with thermal protection properties.01-10-2013
20130011661COATING FILM CONTAINING AN ULTRAVIOLET-SCREENING AGENT AND/OR AN INFRARED-SCREENING AGENT AND ARTICLE HAVING A SURFACE COATED WITH SAID COATING FILM - Conventional techniques for forming ultraviolet- or infrared-screening coating films require several recoating steps in order to attain a desired coating weight. Such techniques therefore fail to form high-strength coating films and cause uneven coating, mottling, spotting, blushing, partial breakage, or cracking in some working atmospheres. This application involves applying a coating fluid including at least an ultraviolet-screening agent and/or an infrared-screening agent, a binder and a polyhydric alcohol base solvent and having a polyhydric alcohol content of 50 to 95 wt % to a substrate with a coater whose ejection nozzle has a tip diameter of 0.5 to 3.0 mm and which is equipped with a blower for forming an air curtain at an ejection pressure of the nozzle of 0.01 to 0.098 Mpa. The coating is then dried to form a film containing an ultraviolet-screening agent and/or an infrared-screening agent on the surface of the substrate.01-10-2013
20130011660POWDER COMPRISING POLYMER-COATED CORE PARTICLES COMPRISING METALS, METAL OXIDES, METAL NITRIDES OR SEMIMETAL NITRIDES - Composite particles comprising core particles completely or partially coated with a precipitated polymer, where the d01-10-2013
20130011659METHODS OF FORMING PROTECTING COATINGS ON SUBSTRATE SURFACES AND DEVICES INCLUDING SUCH PROTECTIVE COATINGS - A method for forming a protective coat upon an article includes forming a liquid coating mixture comprising a cross-linking agent and a polymer dissolved within a solvent; applying a first coat of the coating mixture upon the article; evaporating the solvent from the first coat; and cross-linking the article. Also disclosed is a device containing an exterior surface at least partially covered by a coating comprising a cross-linked polymer and a filler material that is selected from the group consisting of a fullerene, a micro-encapsulated material, and a combination of two or more thereof.01-10-2013
20100129641POLYMER CARBON COMPOSITES - The instant invention generally provides polymer carbon composite comprising a molecularly self-assembling material and a carbon filler, and a process of making and an article comprising the polymer carbon composite.05-27-2010
20110159274METHOD OF PRODUCING ANTI-GLARE FILM - The method for producing an anti-glare film (06-30-2011
20110159273METHOD FOR COATING SURFACES WITH MICRO- AND NANOPARTICLES WITH THE AID OF PLASMA METHODS - The invention relates to a method for coating surfaces with micro- and nanoparticles, the micro- and nanoparticles being chemically bonded to the surface, comprising the steps of pre-treatment of the surface with a plasma method, simultaneous or subsequent application of the micro- and nanoparticles to the surface, and subsequent fixation of the micro and nanoparticles on the surface using a plasma method, characterized in that the fixation of the micro- and nanoparticles takes place with the aid of anisothermal plasmas, the median electrical energy of which lies in the range of the bond dissociation energy of the micro- and nanoparticles, thus allowing the strength of the chemical bond between the surface and the micro- and nanoparticles to be variably set.06-30-2011
20130171444SOLUTION ACTIVATABLE MULTI-LAYER ADHESIVE COMPOSITIONS FOR LINER-FREE LABELS AND METHODS OF ACTIVATION THEREOF - Fluid activatable, multilayer adhesive compositions for use with liner-free labels, and methods of making and using thereof are described herein. The compositions contain a functional layer, such as an adhesive layer, which is applied to the label and a barrier layer which is applied on top of the adhesive layer. The multilayer composition prevents the adhesive layer on the label from interacting with the face of an adjacent label, particularly when the labels are stored as coils or folded stacks.07-04-2013
20080241508Optical layered product - An optical layered product has a translucent substrate having at least an optically functional layer, containing translucent microparticles, provided directly or via another layer onto one or both sides of the substrate. The standard deviation of area dispersion variability of the translucent microparticles in the optically functional layer is in the range of 0.04 to 0.20.10-02-2008
20080286558Cbn Sintered Body for High Surface Integrity Machining, Cbn Sintered Body Cutting Tool, and Cutting Method Using the Same - To provide a high cBN content ratio sintered body that improves fatigue life of the machined part and has a longer tool lifespan than conventional cBN sintered body tools by suppressing the production of the affected layer by machining formed on the machined surface of the workpiece to be cut and by promoting residual compression stress. That is a cBN sintered body according to the present invention is a cBN sintered body for high surface integrity machining having a cBN component of not less than 87% and not more than 99% by volume % and a thermal conductivity of 100 W/m·K or more; and the outermost surface of the cBN sintered body 11-20-2008
20100003498Self-Decontaminating Inorganic Coatings Containing Semiconductor Metal Oxide Nanoparticles - UV resistant inorganic coatings which exhibit photochemical activity that destroys toxic biological and chemical agents are disclosed. The inorganic coatings include semiconductor metal oxide nanoparticles that are photo-chemically active dispersed in an inorganic binder. In one embodiment, anatase titanium dioxide nanoparticles are dispersed in a silicon dioxide or silicate binder. Applications may include spacecraft, aircraft, ships, military vehicles, high value equipment and buildings such as subway stations, hospitals, railroad stations and stadiums.01-07-2010
20080226896NANOPARTICLES WITH COVALENTLY BONDED STABILIZER - An apparatus composed of: (a) a substrate; and (b) a deposited composition comprising a liquid and a plurality of metal nanoparticles with a covalently bonded stabilizer.09-18-2008
20080226895Use of Nanoparticles With a Metal Core and an Organic Double Coating as Catalysts and Nanoparticles That Are Useful as Catalysts - The invention relates to the use of nanoparticles comprising a metal core containing at least one platinoid or an alloy of a platinoid, a first organic coating formed from molecules attached to the surface of the metal core and a second organic coating formed from molecules different from the molecules forming the first organic coating, and which are grafted onto molecules of the first organic coating, as catalysts.09-18-2008
20080220242ANODIC STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - A method for manufacturing an anodic structure includes the steps of: providing a carbon nanotube slurry and a glass structure; applying a carbon nanotube slurry layer onto the glass structure; drying the carbon nanotube slurry layer on the glass structure; applying a phosphor layer on the carbon nanotube slurry layer; and solidifying the carbon nanotube slurry layer and the phosphor layer on the glass structure at an approximate temperature of 300˜500° C. and under protection of an inert gas to form the anodic structure.09-11-2008
20130095315RECYCLING OF LAMINATE FLOORINGS - Recycling of laminate flooring based on a separation of the panels (04-18-2013
20130115441Method of Binding Nanoparticles to Glass - Provided herein are nanoparticulate coated structures and methods of making structures. The structures comprise a support element, a nanoparticulate layer, and a binder disposed on the support element, wherein the binder comprises an alkali silicate or borate. In addition, methods of making the structures and uses of the described structures are described herein.05-09-2013
20130101830Metal Organic Complexes For Improved Smoothness And Uniformity Of Thin Films Deposited From Nanocolloids Via Electrophoresis - Disclosed is a process for electrophoretic deposition of colloidal suspensions of nanoparticles, especially from aprotic solvents, onto a variety of substrates. The process provides chemical additives that can be used to improve thin films deposited from colloidal suspensions by increasing the rate of deposition and the smoothness of the deposited film. In this process, a chemical additive is used to improve the properties of the deposited thin films. The chemical additive comprises a redox couple, an organometallic complex, a metallocene, a ferrocene, or a nickelocene. The colloidal suspension can be composed of semiconductor, metal or ceramic nanoparticles suspended in an aprotic polar solvent such as acetone, acetonitrile, or pyridine. The process also improves the properties of thin films deposited from protic solvents. The particles have at least one dimension ranging from 0.1 nanometers (nm) to 500 nm.04-25-2013
20130101827OPTICAL CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITE FOR LAMINATING OPTICAL SUBSTRATES AND METHOD THEREOF - In an optical curable resin (OCR) composite for laminating optical substrates and a method of using the OCR composite to laminating two optical substrates, the OCR composite is formed by projecting an ultraviolet light to cure a liquid adhesive containing a plurality of bead-shaped elastic particles, and the method includes the steps of coating the liquid adhesive onto a first optical substrate, stacking the first optical substrate to a second optical substrate, such that each particle is separated between the first and second optical substrates, and projecting the ultraviolet light onto the first and second optical substrate again to cure the liquid adhesive, so that the particles are separated to form a gap with equal heights between the first and second optical substrates to enhance the lamination efficiency and quality of the optical substrates.04-25-2013
20130101829METHODS FOR PRODUCING A THIN FILM CONSISTING OF NANOSHEET MONOLAYER FILM(S) BY SPIN COAT METHODS, AND HYPERHYDROPHILIZED MATERIALS, SUBSTRATES FOR AN OXIDE THIN FILM AND DIELECTRIC MATERIALS OBTAINED THEREFROM - To provide a method for producing a thin film consisting of nanosheet monolayer film(s) and use of the thin film obtained thereby.04-25-2013
20130101828METHOD OF BRAZING A COMPONENT, A BRAZED POWER GENERATION SYSTEM COMPONENT, AND A BRAZE - A method for brazing a component in a power generation system, the brazed power generation system component, and braze are provided to improve repairing power generation systems. The method includes providing the component having a feature in a surface of the component and coating a particulate material with a filler material to obtain a coated particulate material. The method includes preparing the feature to obtain a treatment area and filling the treatment area in the surface of the component with the coated particulate material. The method includes heating the treatment area and surrounding component to a brazing temperature and applying oxidation protection to the treatment area. After the brazing temperature is obtained, the method includes brazing the treatment area and the screen and cooling the component to obtain a brazed joint.04-25-2013
20080206550HYDROPHOBIC SURFACE - An apparatus (and a method of making the apparatus) that includes a hydrophobic surface layer (e.g. ultra-hydrophobic surfaces and superhydrophobic surfaces). The hydrophobic surface layer has a morphology due to non-uniformly distributed nano-particles in a nano-particle layer(s). The nano-particle layer(s) are bonded to a linking agent layer(s). A hydrophobic surface layer may be formed over a non-uniform nano-particle layer(s), which allows the hydrophobic layer to have a fine roughness (i.e. morphology) with relatively strong water repellency characteristics. Since at least one of the nano-particle layer(s), the cross linking layer(s), and the hydrophobic surface layer may be formed by a self-assembly method, a hydrophobic surface may be formed in a practical and/or cost effective manner to allow for implementation in a variety of applications.08-28-2008
20110217543NANOPARTICLE COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND ANTENNA DEVICE AND ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE ABSORBER USING THE SAME - According to one embodiment, there is provided a nanoparticle composite material, including nanoparticle aggregates in a shape having an average height of 20 nm or more and 2 μm or less and having an average aspect ratio of 5 or more, the nanoparticle aggregates including metal nanoparticles having an average diameter of 1 nm or more and 20 nm or less and containing at least one magnetic metals selected from the group consisting of Fe, Co and Ni and binder existing between the nanoparticle aggregates.09-08-2011
20110217541HARD COAT FILM - A hard coat film excellent in abrasion resistance and saponification resistance. A hard coat layer includes a cured product of a curable resin composition containing a reactive inorganic fine particle having an average particle diameter of 5 nm to 30 nm, and has a skin layer, wherein the reactive inorganic fine particles are localized, in its surface region being an interface and its vicinity on a side opposite to a transparent substrate film side of the hard coat layer. Alternatively, the reactive inorganic fine particle has an average particle diameter of 30 nm to 100 nm, and has density distribution in a thickness direction of the hard coat layer lowest at an interface on a side opposite to a transparent substrate film side of the hard coat layer while the density is highest at an interface and its vicinity on the transparent substrate film side of the hard coat layer.09-08-2011
20130157040SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UTILIZATION OF SHROUDED PLASMA SPRAY OR SHROUDED LIQUID SUSPENSION INJECTION IN SUSPENSION PLASMA SPRAY PROCESSES - A system and method for producing thermal spray coatings on a substrate from a liquid suspension is disclosed. The disclosed system and method include a thermal spray torch for generating a plasma and a liquid suspension delivery subsystem for delivering a flow of liquid suspension with sub-micron particles to the plasma to produce a plasma effluent. The liquid suspension delivery subsystem comprises an injector or nozzle which can produce an inert or reactive gas sheath partially or fully surrounding the plasma effluent. A sheath can also be used to isolate injection of the liquid suspension. A gas assist stream can also be employed at or near the suspension injection point. The shroud, sheath or gas assist technique can retain the sub-micron particles entrained within the plasma effluent and substantially prevent entrainment of ambient gases into the plasma effluent. The liquid suspension delivery subsystem can be arranged as an axial injection system, a radial internal injection system or an external radial injection system.06-20-2013
20110212321NANOFIBER ENHANCED FUNCTIONAL FILM MANUFACTURING METHOD USING MELT FILM CASTING - The present invention generally relates to a method for producing hybrid materials of thin polymer films with single, laminated, complete and/or partially embedded nanofibers to obtain products with unique functional properties. In one embodiment, the present relates to a hybrid process that utilizes both melt casting and electrospinning to produce nanofiber embedded functional films. In another embodiment, the process of the present invention involves nanofiber-containing products that are formed by producing a plurality of nanofibers via one or more nanofiber producing nozzles; depositing such nanofibers onto a melt cast polymer film; and either partially and/or completely embedding such nanofibers into the melt cast polymer film via one or more electrical forces.09-01-2011
20080199683Ornamental Films - An ornamental film comprising a base member, a coloring layer formed at least partly on the surface of the base member, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer formed on the back surface of the base member, wherein said base member is blended, as a filler, with inorganic or organic non-spherical fine particles selected from the group consisting of aluminum borate, zinc oxide, potassium titanate, carbon, alumina, silica-calcia-magnesia and nylon.08-21-2008
20130149525SURFACE PROTECTION FILM - A surface protection film has moderate adhesive properties for bonding to adherend bodies with a rough surface, a rear surface with good slipping properties, and blocking resistance and good unwinding properties. The surface protection film has a laminated structure formed at least of an adhesive layer and a back layer, wherein the adhesive layer is formed mainly of a styrene-based elastomer while the back layer is formed mainly of a propylene-based resin containing 0.5 wt % to 10 wt % of a fluorine-containing compound having a polyfluorohydrocarbon group and a polyoxy ethylene group.06-13-2013
20130149524CERAMIC PAINTS AND PROTECTIVE COATINGS - Disclosed is a ceramic paint, including a mixture of a silica sol-gel, 20 to 60 parts by weight of filler, and 1 to 50 parts by weight of a fluorine-containing polymer, wherein the silica sol-gel is formed by reacting 100 parts by weight of silica sol, 50 to 100 parts by weight of organic silane, and 0.3 to 1 parts by weight of a catalyst.06-13-2013
20100285306Colored Roofing Granules With Increased Solar Heat Reflectance, Solar Heat-Reflective Shingles, and Process For Producing Same - Solar-reflective roofing granules having deep-tone colors are formed by coating base mineral particles with a coating composition including an infrared-reflective pigment. Color is provided by colored infrared pigment, light-interference platelet pigment, or a metal oxide.11-11-2010
20100297430ANTI-REFLECTIVE COATINGS - The invention relates to a processes and compositions for preparing anti-reflective coatings.11-25-2010
20110274913NANOPARTICLE FILM AND FORMING METHOD AND APPLICATION THEREOF - One embodiment of the present invention provides a method for forming a nanoparticle film, which comprises the steps of: preparing a nanoparticle solution, which comprises a solvent and supersaturated nanoparticles with surface ligand molecules; and dip coating a substrate to the nanoparticle solutions to form a first monolayer of the nanoparticles on the substrate, the first monolayer and repeatedly formed monolayers on top of the first monolayer constructing the nanoparticle film. Another embodiment of the present invention provides a nanoparticle film, comprising a first monolayer consisted of a two-dimensional nanoparticles array that are near-field coupled with each other to have tunable plasmonic properties by changing the number of stacked monolayers.11-10-2011
20110311803DELAYED-TACK MATERIAL - The present invention concerns a substrate carrying a delayed-tack formulation, wherein said delayed-tack formulation becomes tacky on heat activation to allow sealing between the substrate and itself or between the substrate and a further material, so that the resultant seal can be pealed open mechanically without damaging or destroying said substrate or said further material, and so that said formulation possesses re-tack properties to allow subsequent resealing.12-22-2011
20130189513ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE ADHESIVES - The present invention relates to adhesives that are suitable for use as electrically conductive materials in the fabrication of electronic devices, integrated circuits, semiconductor devices, passive components, solar cells, solar modules, and/or light emitting diodes. The adhesives comprise at least one resin component, micron-sized electrically conductive particles having an average particle size of 2 μm to 50 μm, and from 0.01 to 15 wt. % of sub-micron-sized electrically conductive particles having a average particle size of 300 nm to 900 nm.07-25-2013
20130189514MULTILAYER RESIN SHEET AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF, RESIN SHEET LAMINATE AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCTION THEREOF, CURED MULTILAYER RESIN SHEET, METAL-FOIL-CLADDED MULTILAYER RESIN SHEET, AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - A multilayer resin sheet including: a resin layer that includes an epoxy resin monomer, a curing agent, and a filler; and an adhesive layer positioned on at least one face of the resin layer, the filler having peaks in ranges of from 0.01 μm to less than 1 μm, from 1 μm to less than 10 μm, and from 10 μm to 100 μm, respectively, in terms of particle size distribution as measured by laser diffractometry, and the filler having a particle size of from 10 μm to 100 μm including a boron nitride filler.07-25-2013
20120003465SINTERING MATERIAL, SINTERED BOND AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A SINTERED BOND - A sintering material having metallic structural particles which are provided with an organic coating. Non-organically coated, metallic and/or ceramic auxiliary particles are provided that do not outgas during the sintering process. A sintered bond, as well as a method for producing a sintered bond.01-05-2012
20120009416INFRARED REFLECTION METHOD - An infrared reflection method includes the steps of: preparing an object to be coated; and applying a coloring composition containing an infrared reflective pigment to the object to obtain a black coated object, the infrared reflective pigment having a structure including a metallic substrate, a metal oxide interference layer covering a surface of the metallic substrate, and metallic particles partially covering a surface of the metal oxide interference layer.01-12-2012
20120021206COMPOSITE CONCRETE FOR FLOOR SLABS AND RAFTS - The invention is in the field of construction and can be used for constructing industrial floors and foundation slabs. The offered composite concrete mixture, comprising cement, sand-stone mixture, water, plasticizer, nano-size pozzolans, shrinkage reducing additive, and steel and/or synthetic fibers, allows the construction of thin, completely jointless without limitation of area, large composite concrete slabs, with no observable shrinkage cracks or curling.01-26-2012
20120021205COATED PRINT MEDIA AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - Disclosed is a coated print media having a coating layer formed on at least one surface of a media substrate. The coating layer includes a binder and co-milled particles of precipitated calcium carbonate and zeolite. The specific zeolite used is either Zeolite A or Zeolite X, or combination of both. The co-milled particles are produced by milling precipitated calcium carbonate in the presence of zeolite, whereby the co-milled particles take on the form of aggregates.01-26-2012
20120028033PHASE-SEPARATED STRUCTURE AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR - The phase-separated structure is composed of a resin phase and a particle phase that is arranged adjacent to the resin phase and that contains organic-inorganic composite particles having an organic group on the surface of inorganic particles. The organic-inorganic composite particles in the particle phase at least have a configuration in which the steric hindrance of the organic group prevents the inorganic particles from contacting each other.02-02-2012
20130196143ADHESIVE COMPOSITION FOR DETACHABLE ADHESIVE BONDS AND MODIFICATION OF THE ENCAPSULATION MATERIALS FOR A PURPOSEFUL ENERGY INPUT - An adhesive composition for detachable adhesive bonds is based on adhesive matrices and expansion material. The particles of the expansion material are at least partially encapsulated. A bond of at least two components and an adhesive layer includes an adhesive composition based on adhesive matrices and expansion material. The bonded components may include metal, plastic, wood, glass, natural or synthetic materials or a composite material thereof.08-01-2013
20130202878Fluoropolymer composition - A thermoplastic fluoropolymer composition comprising at least one semi-crystalline polymer (A) comprising recurring units derived from ethylene and at least one of chlorotrifluoroethylene (CTFE) and tetrafluoroethylene (TFE), said polymer having a heat of fusion of at most 35 J/g and from 0.05 to 5% by weight, based on weight of said semi-crystalline polymer (A), of particles of at least one inorganic UV blocker compound, said particles having an average particle size of 1 to 150 nm, said composition being suitable for manufacturing UV-opaque films having outstanding transparency and haze properties.08-08-2013
20130202877Wet-End Manufacturing Process for Bitumen-Impregnated Fiberboard - A process for manufacturing fiberboard by preparing a fiber slurry mixture including containing cellulose fibers and water then atomizing a liquid bituminous material, such as asphalt. The liquid bituminous material is atomized by mixing it with a pressurized gas, such as compressed air, forming a mist comprising droplets of bituminous material having a diameter between 20 microns and 50 microns. A water spray solidifies the bituminous material droplets thereby forming bituminous particles which fall into the fiber slurry within the spray chamber. From there the slurry is sheared, dewatered, and dried, forming a finished fiberboard.08-08-2013
20130202876Wet-End Manufacturing Process for Bitumen-Impregnated Fiberboard - A process for manufacturing fiberboard by preparing a fiber slurry mixture including containing cellulose fibers and water then atomizing a liquid bituminous material, such as asphalt. The liquid bituminous material is atomized by mixing it with a pressurized gas, such as compressed air, forming a mist comprising droplets of bituminous material having a diameter between 20 microns and 50 microns. A water spray solidifies the bituminous material droplets thereby forming bituminous particles which fall into the fiber slurry within the spray chamber. From there the slurry is sheared, dewatered, and dried, forming a finished fiberboard.08-08-2013
20120088095MODIFICATION OF DRAWN FILM - The Invention relates to a drawn polymer film, comprising (A) a polymer or polymer blend and at least (B) one additional component with an average particle diameter of between 0.1 and 15 μm, which by means of (C) one or several secondary treatment steps is processed to form a membrane after being drawn. The average particle diameter of component (B) ranges between 0.1 and 15 μm, preferably 0.5-8.0 μm, with the range between 1.0 and 7.0 μm being particularly preferred. The membranes are used for alkene-alkane separation, electrodialysis, the desalinisation of seawater, in fuel cell applications and other membrane applications.04-12-2012
20120088092SUPEROLEOPHILIC PARTICLES AND COATINGS AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME - Superoleophilic particles and surfaces and methods of making the same are described. The superoleophilic particles can include porous particles having a hydrophobic coating layer deposited thereon. The coated porous particles are characterized by particle sizes ranging from at least 100 nm to about 10 μm and a plurality of nanopores. Some of the nanopores provide flow through porosity. The superoleophilic particles also include oil pinned within the nanopores of the porous particles The plurality of porous particles can include (i) particles including a plurality of spaced apart nanostructured features comprising a contiguous, protrusive material, (ii) diatomaceous earth particles, or (iii) both. The surfaces can include the superoleophilic particles coupled to the surface.04-12-2012

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