• Nippon Paint patents clearcoat for automobiles

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,138,258 B2 Nippon Paint Co., Ltd. has been granted a patent for a clear coating composition for an automobile comprised of a hydroxyl group-containing acrylic resin and a polyfunctional isocyanate compound, wherein: the hydroxyl group-containi…

  • Whitford patents non-stick coating

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,147,915 B2 Whitford Corporation has been granted a patent for a non-stick coating composition comprised of at least 40% weight based on total solids of the composition a waterborne phenoxy resin, the phenoxy resin lacking terminal epoxy groups…

  • Valspar patents bisphenol a and aromatic glycidyl ether-free coating

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,142,858 B2 Valspar Sourcing has been granted a patent for a hardenable packaging coating composition comprised of an under-coat composition, containing: a polyester (co)polymer, and an under-coat cross-linker; and an over-coat composition, con…

  • American Thermal Holding patents flexible protective coating

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,153,034 B2 American Thermal Holding Company has obtained a patent for a fire-retardant composition comprised of a latex binder; at least approximately 30% by weight of alumina trihydrate having at least a bimodal distribution of particle sizes…

  • Kao patents pigments

    August 15, 2012
    U.S. 8,153,163 B2 Kao Corporation has been granted a process for producing a pearl pigment comprised of adding an aqueous solution of a colored metal oxide precursor to an aqueous dispersion of a flaky powder so that the amount of metal ion is 5&time…

  • Sudarshan Wins Patents Case Against Clariant

    August 15, 2012
    A judgement was handed down by a European court in June that Clariant Produkte (Deutschland GmbH), a German pigment manufacturer had been wrongfully claiming that Sudafast 132 (PY191) infringed its patent. It was also held that Clariant had issued un…

  • BASF patents aqueous coating

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,128,744 B2 BASF Coating GmbH has obtained a patent for a water-based coating composition comprised of at least one resin composition for a water-based coating composition, a rheological assistant comprised of at least one polyamide, and at lea…

  • Valspar patents coating for metal substrates

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,133,557 B2 Valspar Sourcing Inc. has obtained a patent for a can comprised of a body portion; and an end portion, wherein at least one of the body and end portions are aluminum and are coated on at least one major surface with a coating compos…

  • AkzoNobel patents primer coating for steel

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,128,996 B2 Akzo Nobel N.V. has received a patent for a process for primer coating a steel substrate comprised of coating a steel substrate with a shop primer coating comprised of a silica binder, the binder is comprised of an aqueous silica so…

  • Honda Motor patents method of forming a vibration damping paint layer

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,128,997 B2 Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has been granted a patent for a method of forming a vibration damping paint layer comprised of applying an emulsion paint on a surface where the vibration damping layer is desired, of 1˜5 mm thickness, th…

  • Ecolab patents polyurethane coating cure enhancement

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,128,998 B2 Ecolab USA Inc. has been granted a patent for an autohardenable polyurethane floor coating comprised of approximately 0.001% - 0.01% weight ultrafine zinc oxide having an average particle diameter or average crystallite size of appr…

  • Safas patents fire resistant sprayable coating

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,128,999 B2 Safas Corporation has been granted a patent for a fluid coating composition comprised of a crosslinkable liquid resin matrix, wherein the resin is an unsaturated polyester resin containing therein uniformly distributed a crosslinked…

  • Eckart patents effect pigments

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,129,021 B2 Eckart GmbH has received a patent for an effect pigments with a platelet-shaped substrate provided at least on one side with at least one of at least one coating of semitransparent metal and at least one high-index coating having a…

  • PPG patents (meth)acrykate/aspartate amine curatives and coatings

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,129,026 B2 PPG Industries has been granted a patent for a polyurea comprised of the reaction product of a (meth)acrylate/aspartate amine curative comprised of the reaction product of a polyamine, a dialkyl maleate and/or dialkyl fumarate; and…

  • BASF patents process for preparing multi-element oxide composition

    July 24, 2012
    U.S. 8,128,904 B2 BASF Aktiengesellschaft has been awarded a patent for a process for preparing a multi-element oxide composition comprised of an element iron and at least one element different from iron and oxygen in oxidic form, comprised of produc…

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