• PPG patents undercoating layers providing improved photoactive topcoat functionality

    September 17, 2012
    U.S. 8,133,599 B2 PPG Industries has received a patent for a coated article comprised of a substrate; a first coating formed over at least a portion of the substrate, the first coating is comprised of a mixture of at least two oxides selected from th…

  • Valspar patents coating compositions for cans

    September 17, 2012
    U.S. 8,142,868 B2 Valspar Sourcing has obtained a patent for an article comprised of a body portion or an end portion of a food or beverage can comprised of a metal substrate; and a coating composition disposed on an inside surface thereon, wherein t…

  • HRD Corp. patents wax for reducing mar and abrasion in inks and coatings

    September 17, 2012
    U.S. 8,138,250 B2 H R D Corporation has been granted a patent for an ink composition, comprised of between 20%-60% weight percent of an acrylic resin dispersion; between 5%-30% weight percent of a pigment; between 20%-75% weight percent of an aqueous…

  • Poly Coat patents paintable primer system

    September 17, 2012
    U.S. 8,158,703 B2 Poly Coat Pty. Ltd. has been granted a patent for a dispersion comprised of a thermoplastic cellulose polymer or a derivative thereof, a phthalate ester of a C1-C6 alkylated aromatic alcohol, an alkaline earth metal salt of a C9-C20…

  • BASF Coatings Japan patents phosphonate-containing two-component coating system

    September 17, 2012
    U.S. 8,138,249 B2 BASF Coatings Japan Ltd. has been awarded a patent for a two-component coating system comprised of  a component (a) comprised of one or more polyisocyanates, a component (b) comprised of one or more oligomeric and/or polymeric…

  • DuPont patents powder coating compositions

    September 17, 2012
    U.S. 8,158,698 B2 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company has been granted a patent for a powder coating composition comprised of at least one glycidyl-functionalized (meth) acrylic resin, 1%-30% weight, the weight percent based on the total weight of t…

  • ADM patents lecithin and plasticzer compositions

    September 17, 2012
    U.S. 2011219983 Lecithin and plasticiser compositions and methods (discloses compositions having lecithin and a plasticiser. Processes for producing such compositions are further disclosed. The present invention is also directed towards uses of the n…

  • Verdezyne granted US patent for a biobased adipic acid production process

    August 16, 2012
    Verdezyne, Inc., a privately-held industrial biotechnology company focused on producing renewable chemicals from non-petroleum sources, has been granted a United States Patent for a bio-based adipic acid production process. U.S. Patent No. 8,241,879,…

  • Shepherd Color patents non-chromate corrosion inhibitor

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,137,646 B2 The Shepherd Color Company has been granted a patent for an amorphous zirconium vanadium oxide/hydroxide product, having a formula of from Zr2V3O12.nH2O to Zr3V4O16.nH2O, wherein n is from 0 to 6, substantially free of salts selecte…

  • PPG patents metallic particles generated in situ in a polymer

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,133,940 B2 PPG Industries has received a patent for a method for generating metallic particles in situ in a solid polymer comprised of contacting the polymer with a solution comprised of a solvent, a metal salt and a free radical generator; in…

  • AkzoNobel patents coating composition

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,133,953 B2 Akzo Nobel Coatings has received a patent for a coating composition comprised of a polyacrylate polyol obtained by polymerization of olefinically unsaturated monomers wherein at least 40% weight of the monomers is comprised of linea…

  • Lubrizol patents waterborne coating with improved water blushing and chemical resistance

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,133,961 B2 Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. has been awarded a patent for a waterborne coating composition comprised of water; an emulsion polymer composition comprised of 0.5% weight to 15% weight of a carbonyl functionalized monomer, 0.1 %…

  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours patents ilmenite ore process

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,137,647 B2 E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company has obtained a patent for a process comprised of digesting ilmenite ore with aqueous ammonium hydrogen oxalate to form a leachate and a precipitate comprised of FeC2O4.2H2O; separating the leacha…

  • Valspar patents epoxy-based electrocoating composition

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,137,804 B2 Valspar has received a patent for a coated article comprised of a substrate; and a coating disposed on the substrate, the coating is comprised of a reaction product of an electrocoating composition comprised of an epoxy-functional c…

  • Sensient Colors patents modified pigments

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,147,608 B2 Sensient Colors LLC has been granted a patent for a method of modifying a pigment, the method is comprised of sulfonating a pigment comprised of at least one of an azo pigment, a phthalocyanine pigment, an anthraquinone pigment, a q…