Celgard LLC and and Technology Inc. | Date: 2015-03-19
An embossed porous membrane wipe and/or a method of making and/or using such embossed microporous membrane wipe. The preferred embossed microporous membrane wipe includes a microporous membrane embossed alone or with a polypropylene nonwoven. The nonwoven may be a spunbond, meltblown, and/or electrospun nonwoven. The microporous membrane may include a biaxially oriented microporous membrane. The biaxially oriented microporous membrane may be made from one or more block copolymers of polyethylene and/or polypropylene. A method of using such an embossed microporous membrane, composite or laminate wipe for skin oil blotting is also provided.
Celgard LLC | Date: 2015-03-12
Microporous polymer membranes and related methods of fabrication are provided. An asymmetric microporous membrane embodiment includes, but is not limited to, a thermoplastic polymer substrate defining a plurality of micropores, the thermoplastic polymer including one or more of polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polymethylpentene (PMP), and a combination thereof; and a polymethylpentene (PMP) polymer skin positioned on the thermoplastic polymer substrate, wherein when the thermoplastic polymer substrate includes PMP, the PMP polymer skin has a crystallinity that differs from a crystallinity of the PMP in the polymer substrate.
Celgard LLC | Date: 2015-03-23
Provided herein are seam tapes and related methods. The seam tapes can be compatible with polyolefin-based waterproof/breathable (w/b) membranes, including polypropylene (PP) w/b membranes and/or polyethylene (PE) w/b membranes. Also provided are seams sealed by means of these seam tapes, as well as materials, fabrics, and garments including one or more of these sealed seams.
Celgard LLC | Date: 2015-04-15
In one aspect, microporous membranes are described herein demonstrating composite architectures and properties suitable for electronic and/or optical applications. In some embodiments, a composite membrane described herein includes a microporous polymeric matrix or substrate having an interconnected pore structure and an index of refraction and an electrically conductive coating deposited over one or more surfaces of the microporous polymeric matrix. In other embodiments, the pores are filled and the membranes are substantially transparent.
Celgard LLC | Date: 2015-10-23
A membrane is a microporous sheet made of a blend of a first ultra high molecular weight polyolefin and a second ultra high molecular weight polyolefin. Each polyolefin has a molecular weight, both of those molecular weights are greater than 1 million, and one molecular weight is greater than the other. Additionally, the intrinsic viscosity (IV) of the membrane may be greater than or equal to 6.3.