Patents Represented by Attorney Vincent J. Cavalieri
  • Patent number: 4130600
    Abstract: The invention relates to storage-stable, thermosetting mixtures which contain polymaleimides, epoxide compounds having at least one allyl group, and optionally, curing agents for epoxide compounds, and/or curing accelerators for epoxide resin mixtures. These mixtures can be converted by curing into high-polymers which have excellent electrical properties (especially at high temperatures) and very good thermal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Abdul-Cader Zahir, Siegfried Wyler
  • Patent number: 4129556
    Abstract: Curable mixtures containing (a) a polyepoxide compound having on average more than one epoxide group per molecule and (b) a diamine which contains hydroxyl groups and has the general formula Ia or Ib ##STR1## IN WHICH R is an alkyl radical having 2 to 16 C atoms, an aralkylene radical having 7 to 12 C atoms, an arylene radical having 6 to 16 C atoms, a cycloaliphatic radical having 6 to 12 C atoms or a radical containing at least one N, O or S atom in chains or cyclic groups, and R.sub.1 is a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom or an alkyl group having 1 to 4 C atoms and in which, in formula Ia, the two OH groups are in the orthoposition or para-position relative to the methylene group, there being, in the mixtures, 0.5 to 1.5 equivalents of active hydrogen atoms, which are bonded to nitrogen and oxygen in the diamine containing hydroxyl groups, per 1 equivalent of epoxide groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 12, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Helmut Zondler, Roland Moser
  • Patent number: 4128396
    Abstract: Process for the improvement of dyeing properties of pigments of the anilino and arylmercapto anthraquinone series for bulk dyeing linear polyesters by halogenation of unhalogenated or lower halogenated compounds of the formula ##STR1## WHEREIN A is an anthraquinoidal radical being free from nitro groups, X is --NH-- or --S--, n is a number of 1 to 4 and R.sub.1 to R.sub.5 are hydrogen, halogen, alkyl, alkoxy, aryloxy, arylcarbonyl or arylsulphonyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 5, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Arnold Wick, Max Jost
  • Patent number: 4127586
    Abstract: New 2-(2'-hydroxyphenyl)-benzotriazoles are used for protecting light-sensitive organic materials. They are prepared by diazotization of a 2-nitroaniline, coupling of the resulting diazo compound with a phenol and reduction of the resulting 2-nitroazo compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 28, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Jean Rody, Hansjorg Heller
  • Patent number: 4127615
    Abstract: The invention relates to storage-stable, thermosetting mixtures which contain polymaleimides, alkenylphenols and/or alkenylphenol ethers, epoxide compounds with or without allyl groups, and, optionally, curing accelerators for epoxide resins. These mixtures can be converted by curing into high-polymers which have excellent electrical properties (especially at high temperatures) and very good thermal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1977
    Date of Patent: November 28, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Abdul-Cader Zahir, Alfred Renner
  • Patent number: 4126505
    Abstract: Compositions, useful as adhesives, comprise(i) an epoxide resin having glycidyl, .beta.-methylglycidyl, or 2,3-epoxycyclopentyl groups directly attached to oxygen, nitrogen, or sulfur atoms,(ii) as curing agent for the epoxide resin, either one of certain (cyclo)aliphatic amines or one of certain tertiary amines, and also(iii) a polymercaptan, and(iv) a polyene having at least two activated ethylenic double bonds, each .beta. to an atom of oxygen, nitrogen, or sulfur, the sum of these double bonds and of the mercaptan groups in the polymercaptan being at least 5.The compositions rapidly develop tack, so avoiding the need to hold, for a prolonged period in jigs, clamps, or other devices, objects being bonded together while the epoxide resin cures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 1976
    Date of Patent: November 21, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Edward W. Garnish, Robert G. Wilson
  • Patent number: 4126626
    Abstract: New arylaminoanthraquinones of the formula ##STR1## in which one X denotes an aryloxy or arylmercapto group, the other X denote hydrogen atoms, one Y denotes a nitro group and the other Y denotes a hydrogen atom and W denotes a hydrogen atom or a methyl, methoxy or trifluoromethyl group which are suitable for dyeing high-molecular organic compounds, especially for the bulk dyeing of linear polyesters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 1977
    Date of Patent: November 21, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventor: Max Jost
  • Patent number: 4125517
    Abstract: Substituted piperazine diones are stabilizers for synthetic polymeric materials normally subject to deterioration caused by ultraviolet light. The compounds are prepared by the alkylation reaction between a substituted piperazine dione and an organic halide. Polymeric compositions containing these stabilizers may also contain a hindered phenolic compound. A typical embodiment is 15,15'-dodecamethylene-bis(7,15-diazadispiro[5,1,5,3]hexadecane-14,16-dion e).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1977
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Chester E. Ramey, John J. Luzzi
  • Patent number: 4124760
    Abstract: Diepoxides which may be photopolymerized in the presence or absence of a photosensitizer contain a group having conjugated unsaturation attached to a nitrogen heterocycle, such as a hydantoin or barbituric acid residue, forming part of an advanced diepoxide. The resultant photopolymer may be crosslinked by heating in the presence of a curing agent for epoxide resins.The diepoxides are of use in the production of printing plates and printed circuits, especially multilayer printed circuits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 1977
    Date of Patent: November 7, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: George E. Green, Bernard P. Stark, John S. Waterhouse
  • Patent number: 4122128
    Abstract: A storable, rapidly hardening epoxy resin adhesive consisting ofA. a polyglycidyl compound having a softening temperature between 40.degree. and 90.degree. C,b. a 2,5-di-(.omega.-aminoalkyl-1')-pyrazine of the formula ##STR1## wherein n is an integer from 3 to 6, and C. A COPOLYMER OF ETHYLENE, ACRYLIC ACID AND ACRYLATE HAVING A MELTING RANGE FROM 70.degree. TO 110.degree. C, said epoxy resin adhesive contains, per 1 equivalent of glycidyl groups, 0.5 to 1.5 equivalents of hydrogen atoms bonded to nitrogen of the 2,5-di(.omega.-aminoalkyl-1')-pyrazine and, per 100 parts by weight of the polyglycidyl compound, contains 3 to 20 parts by weight of the copolymer of ethylene, acrylic acid and acrylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 24, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Hans Lehmann, Helmut Zondler
  • Patent number: 4120846
    Abstract: Benzoyloxybenzoates having the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are lower alkyl or cycloalkyl,X is oxygen or sulfur, andR.sup.5 is alkyl, aryl, alkaryl or hydrogenAre useful as stabilizers of organic materials such as polyolefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 17, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: John D. Spivack, John J. Luzzi
  • Patent number: 4119478
    Abstract: A pigment composition comprising a pigment and a colorless compound containing one or more basic nitrogen atoms directly attached to a carbon atom in a pyridine or benzimidazole ring system and having one or more urea or urethane groups which composition shows improved rheology and final application properties such as better flow properties, color strength, gloss and flocculation resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 1977
    Date of Patent: October 10, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventor: George Heddle Robertson
  • Patent number: 4117038
    Abstract: A storable, rapidly hardening epoxy resin adhesive consisting essentially ofA. a polyglycidyl compound having a softening temperature between 40.degree. and 90.degree. C,b. a salt of 1 mole of ethylenediamine, 1 mole of bisphenol A and 2 g of N,N-dimethyl-1,3-diaminopropane,C. an ABS graft polymer andD. a copolymer of ethylene, acrylic acid and acrylate having a melting range from 70.degree. to 110.degree. C,said adhesive comprises, per 1 equivalent of glycidyl groups, 0.5 to 1.5 equivalents of hydrogen atoms bonded to nitrogen of ethylenediamine and of N,N-dimethyl-1,3-diaminopropane, and per 100 parts of the polyglycidyl compound contains 3 to 30 parts by weight of the ABS graft polymer and 3 to 20 parts by weight of the copolymer of ethylene, acrylic acid and acrylate, and said adhesive is in the form of a fine heterogeneous powder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 1977
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Hans Lehmann, Helmut Zondler
  • Patent number: 4116959
    Abstract: Isoindoline pigment of the formula ##STR1## wherein R denotes a heterocyclic aromatic radical, X.sub.1 -X.sub.4 denote hydrogen or halogen atoms or one or two of the radicals X.sub.1 -X.sub.4 denote nitro, alkyl, alkoxy or phenoxy groups and the others denote hydrogen atoms which are useful for pigmenting high molecular organic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 1976
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventor: Jost von der Crone
  • Patent number: 4116930
    Abstract: Pyromellitic diimides of 3,5-dialkyl-4-hydroxyphenylsubstituted amines of this invention effectively stabilize organic materials against the effects of heat and oxygen. The diimides of this invention are prepared by reacting the appropriate 3,5-dialkyl-4-hydroxyphenylsubstituted amine with pyromellitic anhydride or pyromelletic diimide. An example of this class of stabilizer is N,N'-bis(3,5-di-t-butyl-4-hydroxyphenyl)pyromellitic diimide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 1976
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Martin Dexter, Martin Knell, Peter Klemchuk, John F. Stephen
  • Patent number: 4116933
    Abstract: Compounds having the formula ##STR1## WHEREIN R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 are lower alkyl or together lower alkylene,R.sub.3 is hydrogen, alkyl, methoxyethyl, alkenyl, propargyl, benzyl, alkyl substituted benzyl, or acyl,R.sub.4 is alkylene, alkyl-thio-alkyl or alkyl-oxo-alkyl,M is hydrogen or a metal, andz has a value of from 1 to 4, and either (a) R.sub.5 is alkyl of 1 to 6 carbon atoms, R.sub.6 is alkyl of 1 to 6 carbon atoms, and R.sub.7 and R.sub.8 are independently hydrogen or alkyl of 1 to 5 carbon atoms, provided that R.sub.7 and R.sub.8 are not both hydrogen, or(b) R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 are together lower alkylene and R.sub.7 and R.sub.8 are independently hydrogen or alkyl of 1 to 5 carbon atoms,Are good light stabilizers. The carboxylic acids are prepared for example, from 2,3,6-trimethyl-2,6-diethylpiperidin-4-ol and sebacic acid to give 2,3,6-trimethyl-2,6-diethyl-4-piperidyl hydrogen sebacate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 1976
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Chester E. Ramey, John J. Luzzi
  • Patent number: 4115296
    Abstract: To accelerate the curing of epoxide resins by particular curing agents, i.e., polyamines, polyaminoamides, polycarboxylic acids, or polycarboxylic acid anhydrides, there is employed an aliphatic or araliphatic monocarboxylic acid group at least two halogen atoms chosen from fluorine and chlorine atoms, or a salt thereof, such as magnesium trifluoroacetate and magnesium trichloroacetate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 1976
    Date of Patent: September 19, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventor: Christopher Michael Andrews
  • Patent number: 4111947
    Abstract: Metal complexes of azomethines of the formula ##STR1## are useful for coloring plastics and lacquers in yellow to red shades of excellent fastness properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 1977
    Date of Patent: September 5, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Francois L'Eplattenier, Andre Pugin, Jost VON DER Crone
  • Patent number: 4110304
    Abstract: Stabilizer system consisting of(a) at least one sterically hindered cyclic amine of the formula I ##STR1## in which q is 1 or 2, X represents an organic grouping which complements the nitrogen-containing ring to give a 5-membered, 6-membered or 7-membered ring, R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 represent methyl or together represent --(CH.sub.2).sub.5 --, R.sub.3 represents methyl, R.sub.4 represents alkyl with 1-5 carbon atoms or together with R.sub.3 represents the radicals --(CH.sub.2).sub.4 --, --(CH.sub.2).sub.5 -- ##STR2## and, if q is 1, Y denotes hydrogen, --O.multidot., hydroxyl alkyl, substituted alkyl, alkenyl, alkinyl, aralkyl, substituted aralkyl or acyl or, if q is 2, Y denotes alkylene, alkenylene, alkinylene, cycloalkylene or aralkylene, and(b) at least one co-stabilizer for stabilizing plastics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 1975
    Date of Patent: August 29, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Bernard Gilg, Helmut Muller, Jean Rody
  • Patent number: 4110305
    Abstract: New alkyl substituted p-hydroxy aryl esters and alkyl substituted p-hydroxy aralkyl esters of 2,2,6,6-tetrasubstituted piperidin-4-ols are used as stabilizers for organic materials, especially for polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 1976
    Date of Patent: August 29, 1978
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Brian Holt, Donald R. Randell