Patents Assigned to BASF Corporation
  • Patent number: 10850265
    Abstract: Described is a selective catalytic reduction catalyst comprising a zeolitic framework material of silicon and aluminum atoms, wherein a fraction of the silicon atoms are isomorphously substituted with a tetravalent metal. The catalyst can include a promoter metal such that the catalyst effectively promotes the reaction of ammonia with nitrogen oxides to form nitrogen and H2O selectively over a temperature range of 150 to 650° C. In another aspect, described is a selective catalytic reduction composite comprising an SCR catalyst material and an ammonia storage material comprising a transition metal having an oxidation state of IV. The SCR catalyst material promotes the reaction of ammonia with nitrogen oxides to form nitrogen and H2O selectively over a temperature range of 150° C. to 600° C., and the SCR catalyst material is effective to store ammonia at temperatures of 400° C. and above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xiaofan Yang, John K. Hochmuth, Wen-Mei Xue, Xiaoming Wang, Matthew Tyler Caudle, Ahmad Moini, Dustin O. Hollobaugh, Qi Fu, Michael Breen
  • Publication number: 20200368727
    Abstract: A four-way conversion catalyst for treating a gasoline engine exhaust gas has a porous wall flow filter substrate with an inlet end, outlet end, substrate axial length extending between the inlet and outlet end, and passages defined by porous internal walls of the substrate, the passages having inlet passages with an open inlet and closed outlet, and outlet passages having a closed inlet and open outlet. The internal wall pores have a three-way conversion catalytic in-wall coating with an oxygen storage compound and a platinum group metal supported on a refractory metal oxide. On at least a portion of the internal wall surface defining the interface between the internal walls and the passages, the catalyst has a porous on-wall coating from the internal wall surface to the passage. The coating has porous oxidic compound and platinum group metal content of 0 to 0.001 wt. %, of the total coating weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas SCHMITZ, Attilio SIANI, Stephan SIEMUND, Janosch CRAVILLON
  • Publication number: 20200353410
    Abstract: A four-way conversion catalyst for the treatment of an exhaust gas stream of a gasoline engine, the catalyst comprising a porous wall flow filter substrate comprising an inlet end, an outlet end, a substrate axial length extending between the inlet end and the outlet end, and a plurality of passages defined by porous internal walls of the porous wall flow filter substrate, wherein the plurality of passages comprise inlet passages having an open inlet end and a closed outlet end, and outlet passages having a closed inlet end and an open outlet end; wherein in the pores of the porous internal walls and on the surface of the porous internal walls, which surface defines the interface between the porous internal walls and the passages, the catalyst comprises a three-way conversion catalytic coating comprising an oxygen storage compound and a platinum group metal supported on a refractory metal oxide; wherein in the pores of the porous internal walls, the three-way conversion catalytic coating is present as in-wall
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Florian WALTZ, Attilio SIANI, Thomas SCHMITZ, Stephan SIEMUND, David SCHLERETH, Hao LI
  • Patent number: 10828614
    Abstract: A cyclic metals deactivation system unit for the production of equilibrium catalyst materials including a cracker vessel configured for cracking and stripping a catalyst material; and a regenerator vessel in fluid communication with the cracker vessel, the regenerator vessel configured for regeneration and steam deactivation of the catalyst material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: James C. Fu, Chandrashekhar Kelkar, Roman Matlin, Johannes Mang, Andreas Mueller
  • Publication number: 20200346189
    Abstract: A metal trap for an FCC catalyst include pre-formed microspheres impregnated with an organic acid salt of a rare earth element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Gary M. SMITH, Bilge YILMAZ
  • Publication number: 20200347763
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally provides catalyst compositions, articles and methods for reducing levels of HC, CO and NOx in an exhaust gas stream using the catalyst compositions and catalytic articles. The compositions, which are doped with niobium oxide, significantly improve the performance of a three-way catalyst when used as the rhodium support while strictly controlling the amount of precious metal loading.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fudong Liu, Michel Deeba
  • Patent number: 10821423
    Abstract: A diesel oxidation catalyst composition is provided, the composition including at least one platinum group metal impregnated onto a porous refractory oxide material in particulate form and at least one base metal oxide impregnated onto a porous refractory oxide material in particulate form, wherein the porous refractory oxide material impregnated with at least one platinum group metal and the porous refractory oxide material impregnated with at least one base metal oxide are in the form of a mixture or wherein the at least one platinum group metal and the at least one base metal oxide are impregnated on the same porous refractory oxide material. The diesel oxidation catalyst provides synergistic enhancement of carbon monoxide oxidation as well as relatively unimpaired hydrocarbon oxidation. Methods of making and using the catalyst composition are also provided, as well as emission treatment systems comprising a catalyst article coated with the catalyst composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Oleg Ilinich, Stanley Roth
  • Patent number: 10814310
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an amorphous titanium stannate silicate with the general formula: Mv+wTixSiySnzO2x+2y+2z+0.5vw, wherein M is proton, ammonium, a metal or a mixture of metals, wherein v is the valence of M being a positive integer, and wherein x, y, z and w are molar ratios: x is 1, y is from 0.01 to 99, z is from 0.01 to 99, and w is from 0.01 to 50. The described titanium stannate silicates are particularly useful in catalysis and adsorption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventor: Jim Aloysius Maria Brandts
  • Patent number: 10807076
    Abstract: This application discloses a mesoporous catalyst formed by combining a matrix precursor treated with a polyphosphate, and a metallic oxide treated with a cationic electrolyte. The combined treatment with the polyphosphate and cationic polyelectrolyte yields unexpected improvements in attrition resistance, while maintaining high overall pore volume, even as the ratio of meso pore volume to macro pore volume of the formed FCC catalyst increases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Sigman, Charles Keweshan, Mitchell Willis
  • Patent number: 10799855
    Abstract: A catalytic additive comprising an intermediate pore zeolite, such as ZSM-5 is treated so as to improve propylene yields when the additive is included in a FCC catalytic inventory by first treating the zeolite with a phosphorus compound to incorporate the phosphorus in the zeolite, and mixing the P-treated zeolite with a matrix component comprising kaolin and another phosphorus-containing compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xingtao Gao, David Hamilton Harris
  • Patent number: 10792648
    Abstract: Described are compositions and catalytic articles comprising both a first molecular sieve promoted with copper and a second molecular sieve promoted with iron, the first and second molecular sieves having a d6r unit and the first molecular sieves having cubic shaped crystals with an average crystal size of about 0.5 to about 2 microns. The weight ratio of the copper-promoted molecular sieve to the iron-promoted molecular sieve can be about 1:1 to about 4:1. The catalytic articles are useful in methods and systems to catalyze the reduction of nitrogen oxides in the presence of a reductant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Jaya L. Mohanan, Jeff Yang, Patrick Burk, Kenneth E. Voss
  • Patent number: 10792615
    Abstract: Provided are catalyst articles, methods of manufacturing catalyst articles, and methods for controlling emissions in diesel engine exhaust streams with catalyst articles, where the emission treatment system of various embodiments effectively treats diesel engine exhaust with a catalyst article. In one or more embodiments, the catalyst articles have a platinum group metal end coating covering an outlet end surface of the catalytic article. In one or more embodiments, a method is provided where an applicator transfers a platinum group metal coating to an outlet end face of a catalytic article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Yuejin Li, Stanley A. Roth
  • Patent number: 10792616
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to SCR catalysts, methods for their manufacture, and methods of treating emissions in an exhaust stream with them. The SCR catalysts are produced from pillaring and ion exchanging synthetic phyllosilicates, particularly hydrothermally synthesized phyllosilicates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xiaoming Wang, Xiaofan Yang, Meaghan C. McGuire, Geoffrey M. Johnson, John K. Hochmuth
  • Patent number: 10786808
    Abstract: Described is a selective catalytic reduction material comprising a spherical particle including an agglomeration of crystals of a molecular sieve. The catalyst is a crystalline material that is effective to catalyze the selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides in the presence of a reductant at temperatures between 200° C. and 600° C. A method for selectively reducing nitrogen oxides and an exhaust gas treatment system are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Natalia Trukhan, Ulrich Müller, Michael Breen, Barbara Slawski, Qi Fu, Jaya L. Mohanan, Martin W. Kraus, Ahmad Moini, Xiaofan Yang, John K. Hochmuth
  • Patent number: 10786807
    Abstract: Disclosed in certain embodiments are ZSM-5 zeolite microspheres. The ZSM-5 zeolite microspheres may contain substantially no clay or calcined clay material. The ZSM-5 zeolite microspheres may have a ZSM-5 zeolite content of at least 70 wt. %. Disclosed in certain embodiments is a method of forming ZSM-5 zeolite microspheres including treating microspheres with at least one alkali solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xingtao Gao, Christopher R. Castellano, Brendan Patrick Dowd
  • Patent number: 10787368
    Abstract: Provided are processes for the formation of electrochemically active materials such as lithiated transition metal oxides that solve prior issues with throughput and calcination. The processes include forming precursor materials into agglomerates prior to calcination. The use of the agglomerates improves gas flow into and out of the materials thereby improving calcination results, electrochemical properties of the resulting materials, and allows for use of high temperature kilns not previously suitable for such materials thereby lowering production costs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: William C. Mays, Diana F. Wong, Xue Liu, Benjamin Reichman, Martin Panchula, Gary Yacobian
  • Patent number: 10781367
    Abstract: An effect pigment includes a substrate; an outer layer disposed above the substrate; and particles disposed above the substrate and at least partially entrapped by the outer layer, the particles comprising quantum dots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Benjamin Mohr, Urs Stadler
  • Patent number: 10780397
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are base metal catalyst devices for removing ozone, volatile organic compounds, and other pollutants from an air flow stream. A catalyst device includes a housing, a solid substrate disposed within the housing, and a catalyst layer disposed on the substrate. The catalyst layer includes a first base metal catalyst at a first mass percent, a second base metal catalyst at a second mass percent, and a support material impregnated with at least one of the first base metal catalyst or the second base metal catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: David M. Robinson, Mark T. Buelow, Laif R. Alden, Michael Durilla
  • Publication number: 20200290022
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides SCR catalyst compositions, catalyst articles, and catalyst systems, as well as methods of reducing the amount of NOx present in an engine exhaust gas, particularly exhaust from a gasoline engine. The catalyst compositions particularly can comprise a doped ceria substrate, particularly a ceria support doped with at least a niobia component, and optionally further doped with a further material, particularly a base metal oxide (BMO).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xiaolai ZHENG, Patrick BURK
  • Patent number: 10773209
    Abstract: Catalyst articles comprising palladium and related methods of preparation and use are disclosed. Disclosed is a catalyst article comprising a first catalytic layer formed on a substrate, wherein the first catalytic layer comprises palladium impregnated on a ceria-free oxygen storage component and platinum impregnated on a refractory metal oxide, and a second catalytic layer formed on the first catalytic layer comprising platinum impregnated on an oxygen storage component and rhodium impregnated on a zirconia-coated or yttria-coated alumina. The palladium component of the catalyst article is present in a higher proportion relative to the other platinum group metal components. The catalyst articles provide improved reductions in NOx in exhaust gases, particularly after lean-rich aging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xinsheng Liu, Ye Liu, Pascaline Harrison Tran, Michael P. Galligan, Wenyong Lin, Keshavaraja Alive