Patents Represented by Attorney R. F. House
  • Patent number: 4105578
    Abstract: An organophilic clay gellant having enhanced dispersibility in organic systems is prepared from the reaction product of a smectite-type clay having a cation exchange capacity of at least 0.75 milliequivalents per gram and from 1.00 to less than 1.20 milliequivalents per gram of clay of a methyl benzyl dialkyl ammonium compound, wherein the compound contains 20 to 35% alkyl groups having 16 carbon atoms and 60 to 75% alkyl groups having 18 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 1977
    Date of Patent: August 8, 1978
    Assignee: N L Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Claude M. Finlayson, John W. Jordan