Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:00:00 ESTAmphiphilic biomimetic phosphorylcholine-containing silicone compounds for use in both topical and internal applications as components in biomedical devices. The silicone compounds, which include zwitterionic phosphorylcholine groups, may be polymerizable or non-polymerizable. Specific examples of applications include use as active functional components in ophthalmic lenses, ophthalmic lens care solutions, liquid bandages, wound dressings, and lubricious and anti-thrombogenic coatings.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTStone is formed from 5 to 60% by weight of polymerised, low-viscosity, transparent or low-colour-resin, 20 to 90% by weight of spherical alumina trihidrate Al2O3.3H2O containing less regular particles containing, advantageously 0 to 100% by weight of a transparent or translucent substitute of alumina trihydrate, and/or with 0 to 20% or pre-prepared particulate, filled resin of a chosen colour, and/or mineral particles and less than 2% by weight of luminophor. These individual components are mixed intensely whilst extracting included gaseous parts. Extraction is carried out whilst mixing, and/or after mixing, and/or before mixing. The mixture is initiated by introducing a starter and intensely mixing it into the mixture. The mixture is poured into a mould or onto a moving endless belt. The cured synthetic stone is removed from the mould or the hardened composite is taken off the the belt. Synthetic stone can be used in products as a light carrier.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTAn adhesive composition includes a first part comprising about 15 to about 60 wt % of an epoxy compound, about 35 to about 80 wt % of an epoxy novolac, and about 5 to about 25 wt % of an epoxy-based reactive diluent based on the total weight of epoxy compound, epoxy novolac, and reactive diluent; and a second part comprising less than about 20 wt % of a hydroxyaromatic solvent, about 80 to about 99 wt % of a Mannich base, and about 1 to about 20 wt % of a tertiary amine, based on the total weight of hydroxyaromatic solvent, Mannich base, and tertiary amine, the first and second parts being present in a volume ratio of about 0.8:1 to about 1.2:1. Additives to further enhance the properties may be included. A method of forming an adhesive layer includes applying the adhesive composition to a surface.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed is an epoxy resin composition used for encapsulation of a semiconductor containing an epoxy resin (A), a curing agent (B), an inorganic filler (C) and a mold releasing agent, in which the mold releasing agent contains a compound (D) having a copolymer of an α-olefin having 28 to 60 carbon atoms and a maleic anhydride esterified with a long chain aliphatic alcohol having 10 to 25 carbon atoms.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe invention provides a process for monitoring and/or adjusting a dispersion polymerization of an olefin-based polymer, the process comprising monitoring the concentration of the carbon-carbon unsaturations in the dispersion using Raman Spectroscopy. The invention also provides a process for polymerizing an olefin-based polymer, the process comprising polymerizing one or more monomer types, in the presence of at least one catalyst and at least one solvent, to form the polymer as a dispersed phase in the solvent; and monitoring the concentration of the carbon-carbon unsaturations in the dispersion using Raman Spectroscopy.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA facile synthesis of amphiphilic hyperbranched polymers consisting of poly(amic acid) and polyimide was developed via “A2+B3” approach from difunctional anhydride and trifunctional hydrophilic poly(oxyalkylene)triamine. Various amphiphilic hyperbranched poly(amic acid)s (HBPAAs) with terminal amine functionalities and amic acid structures were prepared through ring-opening polyaddition at room temperature, followed by thermal imidization process for the formation of hyperbranched polyimides (HBPIs), accordingly. The resulting HBPIs were analyzed by GPC, indicating the molecule weights of 5000˜7000 g/mol with a distribution of polydispersity between 2.0 and 3.8. The amine titration for HBPIs indicated the peripheral total-amine contents to be 8.32˜18.32 mequiv/g dependent on compositions.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe disclosure provides an ink jet ink for color filter and a method for preparing the same, as well as a method for preparing of a color filter. The ink jet ink for color filter comprising, by weight, 10 to 50 parts of aqueous nano pigment dispersion and 51 to 95 parts of a cold curing component.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTSelf-assembled silica condensates are described as well as their use in coating compositions. The self-assembled silica condensates can be formed from the hydrolysis of medium to long chain trialkoxy silane compounds. Coating compositions containing the self-assembled silica condensates can provide coatings having improved scratch and mar resistance and can have excellent recoat adhesion.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTProvided is a friction material composition comprising: a binder; a fibrous base material; an abrasive material; an inorganic filler; and an organic filler, wherein the friction material composition further comprises:at least one selected from the group consisting of zinc, a cellulose fiber as the fibrous base materials and a flame retardant fiber as the fibrous base materials;an iron-based fiber as the fibrous base material in an specified amount; andan inorganic abrasive material having a Mohs hardness of 8 or higher and a particle size of 1 μm or larger as the abrasive material in an amount of 1 wt % or less. The present invention can provide a friction material composition which is less destructive to facing materials compared to conventional products, which has a high friction coefficient upon braking when used in repeated braking during high-speed traveling, and which is capable of suppressing pad wear and uneven pad wear, in the case that the friction material composition is formed into a brake pad for passenger cars. The present invention can also provide a friction material and a friction member using this friction material composition.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe present application relates to novel monomers comprising polycarbosiloxane monomers useful in certain specific embodiments in the manufacture of devices. More particularly, the present application relates to certain ethylenically unsaturated free radical polymerizable monomers comprising polycarbosiloxane monomers. Even more particularly, the present application pertains to monomers comprising polycarbosiloxane monomers which further comprise at least two ethylenically unsaturated free radical polymerizable groups.
Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA foundry mixture for making molds used for molding cast metal parts includes foundry sand, a non-aqueous binder, and a cleaning agent that includes calcium oxide. Residual foundry mixture remaining on the cast part after removal from the mold is removed by electrolytic cleaning of the cast part.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTAn improved polymerization and process method allows the production of special nitrile rubbers which are characterized by a specific anion content and an excellent storage stability and allow a particularly good vulcanization rate and moreover result in vulcanized materials that have advantageous properties, especially with regard to the contact with metal components of molded parts based on said vulcanized materials.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA method for preparing poly(butylene terephthalate-co-adipate) copolymer by polymerizing 1,4-butane diol, an adipic acid component and an aromatic dicarboxy compound derived from polyethylene terephthalate, and a polyester component residue in the presence of a catalyst under conditions effective to form poly(butylene terephthalate-co-adipate) oligomers; adding a quencher; and reacting the quenched poly(butylene terephthalate-co-adipate) oligomers with a chain extender.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe purpose of the present invention is to provide a rubber composition with which it is possible to produce a tire that retains wear resistance and has excellent frictional force on ice, and a pneumatic tire using the rubber composition. The rubber composition of the present invention is a rubber composition comprising a diene rubber, carbon black and/or a white filler, and a master batch prepared by premixing a non-diene rubber and an organic peroxide, wherein a total content of carbon black and white filler is from 20 to 70 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of diene rubber and a content of the non-diene rubber in the master batch is from 3 to 30 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe invention relates to a method for producing thermoplastic molding compounds, comprising: A) 40 to 99 wt % of at least one thermoplastic polymer, B) 1 to 60 wt % of a flame-proofing agent component containing an expandable graphite, and C) 0 to 60 wt % of further additives, by melt-mixing components A), B) and C) in a screw-type extruder, wherein the screw-type extruder, along the feed direction, comprises, in the following order, at least one dosing zone, a plastifying zone, a homogenizing zone, a second dosing zone, and a discharge zone, in that the dosing takes place into the screw-type extruder having the length L, wherein the length L is defined as the section starting with the first dosing unit for adding components A, B and/or C and ending, in the feed direction, at the discharge opening, a melt is generated after adding components A, B and C in the range of 0 liter to 0.15 liter in a first method step in the presence of component B1), and in a second method step, after the addition of component B1) in the range of 0.5 liter to 0.95 liter, component B1) is mixed into said melt, wherein said method offers technical advantages.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTGenerally, compositions and methods of producing dimensionally stable three dimensional objects using an additive build up process. Specifically, materials combinable in an additive build up process using a materials printer for the production of stable three dimensional molds useful in the production of molded or formed parts.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTAn ink composition suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on deformable substrates. In embodiments, the stretchable ink composition is based on a solventless monomer-based ink formulation comprising a mixture of acrylic ester oligomer and monomers of acrylic ester and aromatic acrylate.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA non-skid coating described herein attempts to overcome the deficiencies of the conventional coatings with improved external durability and color retention, a reduced level of VOCs, and direct-to-metal (DTM) adhesion using organo-siloxane chemistry. The non-skid coating has a first component having an amino-functional siloxane resin; a second component having a non-aromatic epoxy resin; a spherical filler for lowering viscosity; a pigment; a coarse aggregate; and a thixotropic agent. The amino-functional siloxane resin can be an amino-functional methyl phenyl polysiloxane, diphenyl polysiloxane or silsesquioxane-based resin. The non-aromatic epoxy resin can be cycloaliphatic or aliphatic. The first component is about 5% to 20% weight of the coating, and the second component is about 80% to 95% weight of the coating.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to an item produced via thermoforming and comprising: i) a biodegradable polyester comprising:a) succinic acid;b) optionally one or more C6-C20 dicarboxylic acids; e) 1,3-propanediol or 1,4-butanediol; f) a chain extender or branching agent;ii) polylactic acid;iii) at least one mineral filler; The invention further relates to processes for producing the abovementioned items.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTAqueous copolymer dispersions for a variety of uses, including coating compositions or binders for plasters and paints, are disclosed. The aqueous copolymer dispersions may comprise one or more silicon containing compounds, in particular hydrolyzable silane compounds without any additional reactive group.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe invention provides a method for preventing discoloration of pyrithione-containing materials, in particular plastic materials or other material such as paints, coatings, adhesives or textiles which are exposed to an outdoor environment. The method is likewise suited for preventing discoloration of other pyrithione-containing materials such as personal care compositions like shampoos. A discoloration inhibitor that includes dehydroacetic acid or a salt thereof is added to the pyrithione-containing material. The discoloration is prevented without the addition of a cyclic organic phosphoric acid ester or an organic phosphite. Use of the discoloration inhibitor does not interfere with the antimicrobial effect of the pyrithione.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTProvided is a polymer material having superior water wettability and lubricity, and enabling persistence of the same by allowing the surfactant to be retained by the polymer material so as not to be gradually released. The present invention is directed to a polymer material including: [I] a polymer having a constitutional unit derived from (A) a polymerizable compound having an acryloyloxy group and not having a silicon atom; and [II] a surfactant. The content of the surfactant [II] is preferably 0.05% by mass or greater and 1% by mass or less. The surfactant [II] is preferably a nonionic surfactant having a polyoxyethylene group.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTProvided are a thermosetting adhesive composition excellent in storage stability, reliability, and low-temperature adhesion properties; and a curl-resistant heat-resistant film and a wiring film obtained using the composition. The thermosetting adhesive composition includes 100 parts by weight of a phenoxy resin having a bisphenol S skeleton in the structure thereof; 5 to 30 parts by weight of a maleimide compound containing a plurality of maleimide groups in the structure thereof; and 3 to 20 vol % of an inorganic needle-like filler. The heat resistant adhesive film is obtained by applying the thermosetting adhesive composition onto a polyimide film, followed by drying. The wiring film is obtained by placing a conductor wiring layer on the heat resistant adhesive film.
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTHydroswellable, absorbable and non-absorbable, aliphatic, segmented polyurethanes and polyurethane-urea capable of swelling in the biological environment with associated increase in volume of at least 3 percent have more than one type of segments, including those derived from polyethylene glycol and the molecular chains are structurally tailored to allow the use of corresponding formulations and medical devices as carriers for bioactive agents, rheological modifiers of cyanoacrylate-based tissue adhesives, as protective devices for repairing defective or diseased components of articulating joints and their cartilage, and scaffolds for cartilage tissue engineering.
Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTProvided is a thermosetting resin composition including an inorganic filler and a thermosetting resin matrix component, in which the inorganic filler includes secondary sintered particles each formed of primary particles of scaly boron nitride, and at least some of the secondary sintered particles each have a maximum cavity diameter of 5 μm to 80 μm. The thermosetting resin composition can be used for providing a heat conductive sheet in which electrical insulation property is kept by controlling where the defects such as voids and cracks occur and their size, and which has excellent heat conductivity.
Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA coating/sealant system that includes a coating and a sealant deposited over at least a portion of the coating, in which the coating includes a reaction product formed from reactants comprising a phosphated epoxy resin and a curing agent, and the sealant includes a sulfur-containing polymer.
Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTAn artificial silica marble comprises a matrix and a line pattern portion. The line pattern portion comprises fine lines having a width of about 50 to about 500 μm and forms a web- or net-like pattern. The line pattern portion divides or partitions the artificial silica marble into a plurality of irregularly shaped pattern portions to form an amorphous pattern in the cross section of the artificial silica marble.
Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTProvided are an adhesive composition with good storage stability, heat resistance, moisture resistance reliability, and adhesion properties; and a curl- and heat-resistant adhesive film and a wiring film using the adhesive composition. The adhesive composition contains 100 parts by weight of a phenoxy resin (A) having plural alcoholic hydroxyl groups in a side chain of the molecule thereof; 2 to 60 parts by weight of a polyfunctional isocyanate compound (B) having an isocyanate group and at least one functional group selected from vinyl, acrylate, and methacrylate groups in the molecule thereof; and 5 to 30 parts by weight of a maleimide compound (C) having plural maleimide groups in the molecule thereof or/and reaction product thereof, in which a total amount of the components (B) and (C) is from 7 to 60 parts by weight.
Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed herein are acrylic and methacrylic acid ester-based polymeric materials containing as flexibilizing and brittleness reducing agents 1-60% of C4-C8 polyalkylene or polyalkyldiene compounds, preferably having a molecular weight of 300-2100, and the use of such materials in dentistry and medicine.
Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA method of sealing a passage in a body with a sealing composition comprising (a) a major proportion of a latex emulsion or colloid; and (b) a minor proportion of lauric acid or a laurate compound; and (c) at least one further selected additive, ideally a latex coagulation inhibitor, wherein said composition is pumped into said passage where it is set or coagulated to form a seal. Advantageously, the laurate compound is ammonium laurate and coagulation is conveniently induced by adjusting pH of the sealing composition from alkaline to acidic pH range. The method is particularly well suited to sealing in faulty formations or sealing sites and may be used in sealing within salt mines which contain brines.
Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed are an epoxy resin composition and a light emitting apparatus. The epoxy resin composition includes a triazine derivative epoxy resin and an alicyclic epoxy resin.
Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA carrier composition for filling a tooth root canal, comprising a cross-linkable material.
Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTA composite material and method of making and using the same is described. In particular a dental (and preferably photocurable) composite material, and the use of a composite material according to the invention as a dental material and a method for preparation of a composite material according to the invention. Also disclosed are novel radically polymerizable monomers comprising at least one polyalicyclic structure element and certain ethylenic structure elements, which are particularly suitable for use in a composite material according to the invention.
Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed herein are surface treatments for soft silicone gel materials such as silicone intraocular lenses.
Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDTDescribed herein are devices, compositions, and methods for improving color discernment.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTBis-Phenol A (BPA) can now be replaced in industrial processes by BPA substitutes. The BPA substitutes can have structures that are derivatives of BPA. The BPA substitutes can be used in preparing epoxy composition, polycarbonate compositions, and polysulfonate compositions or for other uses in place of BPA.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTA process for preparing an aqueous pigment dispersion suitable for use in an ink jet printing ink comprising the following steps in the order I) followed by II): I) providing a dispersion having a sodium chloride critical coagulation concentration of no more than 2.0M, said dispersion comprising a pigment, an aqueous liquid medium and a dispersant having one or more ionic group(s); andII) reducing the hydrophilicity of the dispersant by reacting at least some, but not all of the ionic group(s) in the dispersant with the one or more hydrophobic compound(s).
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to a process for the production of a ready-to-use epoxy composition having a filler content of at least 55 vol.-%, relative to the complete ready-to-use epoxy composition, which comprises: providing a liquid A, which comprises at least one epoxy resin,providing a liquid B, which comprises at least one curing agent,providing a solid component C, which comprises at least one filler,wherein in a first step one of the liquids A or B is filled in a mixing container,in a second step the solid component C is deposited on top of the liquid in the mixing container,in a third step the remaining liquid A or B is deposited on top of the solid component C, andin a fourth step the components are mixed to obtain the ready-to-use epoxy composition.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTSet of compositions for preparing system-in-package type semiconductor device. The composition set consists of underfill composition for preparing underfill part and encapsulation resin composition for preparing resin encapsulation part. 1) A cured product of the underfill composition has a glass transition temperature, Tg, ≧100° C. and is the same with or differs from a Tg of a cured product of the encapsulation resin composition by ≦20° C. 2) Total linear expansion coefficient of the cured product of the underfill composition at a temperature not higher than (Tg−30)° C. and a linear expansion coefficient of the cured product of the encapsulation resin composition at a temperature not higher than (Tg−30)° C. is ≦42 ppm/° C. 3) A ratio of the linear expansion coefficient of the cured product of the encapsulation resin composition to the linear expansion coefficient of the cured product of the underfill composition ranges from 0.3 to 1.0.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTA molding composition formulation includes a thermoset cross-linkable 12 to 45 micron polymeric resin. Hollow glass microspheroids are present from 2 to 12 total weight percent. An article formed from such a composition is further strengthened by the addition of a surface activating agent bonded to the surface of the glass microspheroids. Conventional particulate fillers when added to an inventive formulation provide enhanced performance when the filler particle has a size sufficiently small to insert within adjacent microspheroid interstitial voids. An unsaturated polyester resin so formed is particularly well suited for the formation of sheet molding compound formulations.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed are methods for producing rubber-containing bituminous mixtures by pressurizing mixtures of bituminous materials, crumb rubber, and one or more suspension agents with a gas, and then reducing the pressure, creating bubbles of the gas in the mixture. Also disclosed are methods of introducing gas into such mixture by rapid mixing. Mixtures produced by the disclosed methods, such as rubber-containing asphalt mixtures and paving compositions thereof, and their use are also disclosed.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTProvided is a surface treated calcium carbonate filler for resins, which comprises calcium carbonate particles, the surface of which has been treated with at least one surface active agent (A) selected from the group consisting of saturated fatty acids, unsaturated fatty acids, alicyclic carboxylic acids, resin acids, and salts thereof and with at least one compound (B) having the ability to chelate alkaline earth metals, the compound (B) being selected from the group consisting of phosphonic acids, polycarboxylic acids, and salts thereof. The surface treated calcium carbonate filler for resins of the present invention deteriorates little with time, has satisfactory dispersibility in resins, and can give a sheet or film which has a satisfactory balance among durability, weatherability, strength, and thermal stability, and is useful as a battery separator or a light reflector.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to a kit comprising at least two pastes, A and B. Paste A contains at least one monomer for radical polymerization; and at least one barbituric acid derivative as polymerization initiator. Paste B contains at least one monomer for radical polymerization; and at least one heavy metal compound as polymerization accelerator that is selected from heavy metal salts and heavy metal complexes. Paste B contains less than 0.01% by weight, relative to the total weight of paste B, of a peroxide; at least one of the pastes A and B contains-at least one filling agent that is poorly soluble or insoluble in the monomer for radical polymerization in either paste A or B respectively; and at least one of the pastes A and B contains at least one inorganic halide salt.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe invention is directed to a matting and/or frosting additive concentrate for polymers or polymer blends, said additive comprising to 75% by weight of hollow glass microspheres and 20 to 95% by weight of a liquid or waxy carrier material and optionally up to 75% by weight of additives.
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe invention relates to a method of neutralizing paints, that includes adding at least one associative neutralizing agent to a formulation such as a pigment concentrate, a white paint base or paint. The associative neutralizing agent includes at least one neutralizing group N and at least one nitrogenous associative group A bonded together by at least one “spacer” group Sp. The invention also relates to pigment concentrates and to paints containing at least one such associative neutralizing agent.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTDisclosed are soft, high refractive index, acrylic device materials. The materials contain a copolymeric additive for glistening resistance.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention relates to epoxy group-terminated polymers of the formula (I). Said epoxy group-terminated polymers are suited extremely well as impact resistance modifiers, particularly in epoxy resin compositions. They are particularly suited for use in heat-curing epoxy resin adhesives. It has been found that such epoxy resin compositions not only have excellent mechanical properties and high glass transition temperatures, but also above all improved impact resistance properties, both at room temperature and at low temperatures.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTThe present invention provides a rubber composition that can enhance the fuel economy, wet-grip performance, and abrasion resistance in a balanced manner, and a pneumatic tire using this rubber composition. The present invention relates to a rubber composition that contains a rubber component, silica, and a silane coupling agent, wherein the rubber component contains, based on 100% by mass of the rubber component, not less than 5% by mass of a conjugated diene polymer containing a constituent unit based on a conjugated diene and a constituent unit represented by formula (I) below, at least one terminal of the polymer being modified with a specific compound; an amount of the silica is 5 to 150 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component; and the silane coupling agent contains a mercapto group.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTThere may be provided a process for producing a polyimide siloxane solution composition having a further improved long-term viscosity stability; and a polyimide siloxane solution composition. In the process for producing the polyimide siloxane solution composition by polymerizing/imidizing a tetracarboxylic acid component and a diamine component consisting of (a) a diaminopolysiloxane, (b) a diamine having a polar group and (c) a diamine other than (a) and (b) in a solvent, the tetracarboxylic acid component and the diamine component excluding (b) the diamine having a polar group are polymerized/imidized to provide a reaction mixture solution, and then (b) the diamine having a polar group is added to the reaction mixture solution last, and the mixture is polymerized/imidized.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDTAn aqueous epoxy resin system AB is described comprising an aqueously dispersed epoxy resin A having, on the average, at least one epoxy group per molecule, and a water-soluble or water-dispersible curing agent B which comprises the reaction product of an amine B1 having at least one primary and/or at least one secondary amino group, an adduct B2 of a polyalkylene ether polyol B21 and an epoxide component B22, and an aromatic compound B3 having at least one acidic group selected from the group consisting of hydroxyl and carboxyl groups, which system can be applied by rolling, spraying or brushing to provide corrosion protection on base metals.