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Jere R Anderson, Kelvin T Okamoto, Kent G Blizard: Polymer foam processing with low blowing agent levels. Trexel, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 15, 2003: US06593384 (50 worldwide citation)

Systems and techniques for forming microcellular polymeric material, via injection molding, blow molding, continuous extrusion, or the like, at very low blowing agent levels, are described. The invention involves, in one aspect, the discovery of a region of very low blowing agent level where, surpri ...


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Leslie S Rubin, Kent G Blizard: Retortable extended shelf life food container. Foster Miller, David G Conlin, David S Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman Resnick, December 1, 1998: US05843501 (23 worldwide citation)

The retortable multilayer container of the present invention includes a receptacle and lid having at least a barrier layer includes an LCP film and inner food contact layer comprising at least one thermoplastic material. The receptacle has a base portion and a sidewall portion extending from the bas ...


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Leslie S Rubin, Kent G Blizard, Ross R Haghighat, Richard W Lusignea: Extruded thermoplastic, liquid crystalline polymers and blends thereof having a planar morphology. Foster Miller, David G Conlin, Linda M Buckley, November 9, 1999: US05981007 (14 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to articles of manfacture, such as films, tubes, and coatings, comprising a multiaxially oriented film having a planar morphology, wherein the article of manfacture comprises at least one thermoplastic flexible polymer, at least one thermotropic liquid crystalline polym ...


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Leslie S Rubin, Kent G Blizard: Controlling the coefficient of thermal expansion of liquid crystalline polymer based components. Foster Miller, David G Conlin, Linda M Buckley, June 25, 1996: US05529741 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods of preparing thermotropic and lyotropic liquid crystalline polymer film-based and tubular components having a controlled CTE and components produced by such methods. The methods of the present invention include treating a melt or dope of liquid crystalline poly ...


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Jere R Anderson, Kent G Blizard, Liqin Chen, Kelvin T Okamoto: Thermoplastic elastomeric foam materials and methods of forming the same. Trexel, Timothy J Oyer PhD, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, June 17, 2004: US20040115418-A1

Foams with low water absorption are provided, along with thermoplastic elastomeric foam materials and methods of forming the same. In some embodiments, the TPE foams have a low water absorption. Microcellular foams are included. Processing conditions (e.g., blowing agent type and content, die geomet ...


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Jere R Anderson, Kent G Blizard, Liqin Chen, Kelvin T Okamoto: Thermoplastic elastomeric foam materials and methods of forming the same. Trexel, Timothy J Oyer, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, February 26, 2004: US20040038018-A1

Foams with low water absorption are provided, along with thermoplastic elastomeric foam materials and methods of forming the same. In some embodiments, the TPE foams have a low water absorption. Microcellular foams are included. Processing conditions (e.g., blowing agent type and content, die geomet ...


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Jere R Anderson, Kelvin T Okamoto, Kent G Blizard: Polymer foam processing with low blowing agent levels. Timothy J Oyer, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, November 29, 2001: US20010047042-A1

Systems and techniques for forming microcellular polymeric material, via injection molding, blow molding, continuous extrusion, or the like, at very low blowing agent levels, are described. The invention involves, in one aspect, the discovery of a region of very low blowing agent level where, surpri ...


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Jere R Anderson, Kent G Blizard, Douglas Zeik: Blow molding method and system. Timothy J Oyer, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, September 5, 2002: US20020122838-A1

The invention provides blow molding methods and systems for polymer processing. The methods involve blow molding a parison of polymeric material using a variable blow pressure. The pressure is varied to produce high quality blow molded articles which may be formed of solid polymer or polymeric foam ...


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Jere R Anderson, Kelvin T Okamoto, Kent G Blizard: Polymer foam processing with low blowing agent levels. Trexel, guo xiaodong, July 16, 2003: CN01809941

Systems and techniques for forming microcellular polymeric material, via injection molding, blow molding, continuous extrusion, or the like, at very low blowing agent levels, are described. The invention involves, in one aspect, the discovery of a region of very low blowing agent level where, surpri ...