• Effect Pigments with Improved Colorant Adhesion

    08.10.05
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,533,858 B1 Engelhard Corp. has been granted a patent for a non-bleeding, non-agglomerated, lustrous colored pigment comprising platy particles whose surface has been coated with a first coating layer comprising anionic polymeric…

  • Color-Image Repair Product Patented by DAP

    08.10.05
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,531,528 B1 DAP Products Inc. has received a patent for a ready-to-use patch repair product that includes a color change indicator. After the product has dried, the color changes to signal that, if desired, the worker can perform…

  • Exterior Multi-Layer Composite Coatings from PPG

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,517,940 B1 PPG Industries has received a patent for a multi-layer composite coating composition comprising an exterior-durable, organic solventborne base coating and an aqueous top coating, wherein the aqueous top coating compositi…

  • Coating Method From 

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,524,656 B2 Rohm and Haas has received a patent for a method for providing a coated substrate that forms an aqueous coating composition. The composition is comprised of an aqueous emulsion polymer, the polymer having a glass transit…

  • Aqueous Coating Composition

    08.10.05
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,521,700 B1 Solutia Austria GmbH has been granted a patent for a coating composition comprising a condensation product of a carboxyl group-containing resin having a Staudinger Index, measured in dimethyl formamide as a solvent, of…

  • Anti-reflection Coating

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,528,142 B2 Yazaki Corporation has received a patent for an anti-reflective coating comprising a transparent substrate layer has a refractive index Ns. The first layer having a refractive index N1 lower than Ns and formed over the s…

  • Exterior Coating Composition

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,528,610 B1 Rhodia Chimie has been granted a patent for a composition that is useful for exterior coatings. It is comprised of an aqueous phase comprising a polyol dispersion or solution whose glass transition temperature (Tg) is no…

  • Primerless Latex Paint With Tannin Blocking

    08.10.05
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,531,223 B1 The Sherwin-Williams Company has been granted a patent for a water-based coating composition comprising at least one tannin blocking latex resin; microspheres having a maximum pigment loading of at least 50%, the micr…

  • Fast-drying Refinish Basecoat

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,518,338 B2 BASF Corp. has been granted a patent for a refinish basecoat composition that includes an alkyd resin, at least one pigment dispersed by a resin comprising the alkyd resin and a hydroxyl-functional acrylic polymer. The a…

  • Optically Variable Pigments

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,521,036 B1 SICPA has obtained a patent for optically variable pigments having a color shift between two distinct predetermined colors. The optically variable pigment is comprised of a multilayer thin-film interference stack having…

  • Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,521,716 B1 Akzo Nobel N.V. has received a patent for a coating, adhesive or sealant composition curable by Michael reaction. It is comprised of a Michael acceptor, which is a compound or polymer containing at least two activated ol…

  • Light-Emission-Enhancement Microbead Paint Compositions

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,525,111 B1 Prizmalite Industries Inc. has received a patent for a light-refracting, color-enhancing coating composition. It is comprised of a mixture of at least one color-enhancing agent selected from the group consisting of dyes,…

  • Coating Composition

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,517,941 B1 Clariant Corp. has obtained a patent covering a coating composition with which it is possible to make coated paper that is excellent in various properties such as glossiness, water resistance, solvent resistance, heat re…

  • Engelhard Patents

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,517,939 B1 Engelhard Corp. has received a patent for a coated laminar substrate in which the coating is comprised of silver or gold wherein the coating contains rhodium in an amount of up to two percent by weight of the coating. Th…

  • Universal Paint Solvent

    08.10.05
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,517,626 B2 Ferndale, MI-based Gage Products Company has received a patent for a universal paint solvent. It comprises, on a weight basis, one to 30% of an acidic material selected from the group consisting of sulfonic acids, phos…

  • Additive Pigment Powders

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,517,627 B1 Nittetsu Mining Co., Ltd. and Katsuto Nakatsuka have obtained a patent for an additive pigment powder comprising three pigments, having the three primary colors of light (red, green, and blue), wherein each of the pigmen…

  • Pigment Mixture from Merck

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,517,628 B1 Merck Patent has obtained a patent for pigment mixtures comprising at least two components: multilayer pigments based on mica, SiO2 flakes, glass flakes, Al2O3 flakes or polymer flakes and platelet-shaped, acicular or sp…

  • Low Volatile Titanium Dioxide

    08.10.05
    atent No. U.S. 6,517,629 B2 Millennium Inorganic Chemicals has received a patent for a method for producing a low volatile pigmentary base. It is comprised of oxidizing titanium tetrachloride and aluminum chloride to form an oxidizer discharge compr…

  • Pavement Marking Composition

    08.10.05
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,521,718 B2 3M has received a patent for a pavement marking composition comprising a polyfunctional ethylenically unsaturated polymer selected from the group consisting of polyfunctional ethylenically unsaturated…

  • Waterborne Crosslinkable Polymer From Rohm & Haas

    08.10.05
    Patent No. U.S. 6,512,042 B1 Rohm and Haas has received a patent for aqueous, storage-stable, crosslinkable polymer compositions comprising an aqueous dispersion of an acrylic polymer component containing certain carbonyl-containing functional-grou…

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