Patent Number: 6,310,121

Title: Polymeric composites including dicyclopentadiene and related monomers

Abstract: Compositions including fibers, fillers, reinforcing agents or other property-enhancing agents added to a polymeric matrix formed from DCPD monomer or related compounds such as norbornene and norbornadiene are disclosed. The composition has a mechanically forgiving matrix due to the polymer with the inherent strength and other physical properties of the enhancement agent according to the invention. Enhancement agents according to the invention generally include inorganic, organic and metallic substances in a variety of forms.

Inventors: Woodson, Jr; Charles S. (Conroe, TX), Grubbs; Robert H. (South Pasadena, CA)

Assignee: Cymetech, LLC

International Classification: C08G 61/00 (20060101); C08G 61/08 (20060101); C08J 005/04 (); C08F 004/80 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018