Patents Assigned to BASF Corporation
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
  • Patent number: 10766020
    Abstract: Emissions treatment systems of combustion engines are provided, which comprise a platinum-containing catalyst that is degreened during production, which is before exposure to operating conditions of a vehicle having a diesel engine. The platinum-containing catalyst, in the form of a platinum component on a high surface area refractory metal oxide support, exhibits a vibration frequency of about 2085 to about 2105 cm?1 as measured by CO-DRIFTS. Such catalytic material is essentially-free of platinum oxide species found at greater than about 2110 cm?1 as measured by CO-DRIFTS. Such catalysts can provide excellent and consistent conversion of nitrogen oxide (NO) to nitrogen dioxide (NO2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xinyi Wei, Stanley A. Roth, Haiyang Zhu
  • Patent number: 10757936
    Abstract: This document relates to the use of jasmonate or related compounds in combination with crop input products (e.g., herbicides, pesticides, bioactives or biologicals, seed treatment components, semiochemicals, and the like) to induce biodefense activity in plants. Also provided are compositions comprising a jasmonate or related compound with one or more crop input product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: R. D. Piran Cargeeg, Kurt Seevers
  • Patent number: 10752511
    Abstract: Zeolites, improved methods for their synthesis, and catalysts, systems, and methods of using these zeolites as catalysts are described. The method of synthesis of the zeolites includes forming a mixture including a zeolitic precursor material and a structure directing agent and subjecting the mixture to high shear processing conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Ivan Petrovic, Ahmad Moini, Bettina Zoellner, Christian Holtze
  • Patent number: 10744459
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally provides an emission treatment system for at least partial conversion of gaseous CO emissions. The exhaust gas treatment system includes various components such as a first catalyst component selected from a LNT or an oxidation catalyst for the abatement of HC and CO, which contains a catalyst composition such as a platinum group metal component impregnated into a refractory oxide material. Another component in the exhaust gas treatment system is an SCR catalyst for the abatement of NOx, which contains a catalyst composition such as a metal ion-exchanged molecular sieve and can be optionally absent when the first catalyst component is an LNT. A second oxidation catalyst for further abatement of CO is also part of the emission treatment system and includes a third catalyst composition selected from a platinum group metal component, a base metal oxide component, or combinations thereof disposed onto a carrier substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventor: Jeffrey B. Hoke
  • Patent number: 10744490
    Abstract: A process for preparing a catalyst includes impregnating a metal oxide carrier with an aqueous solution to form an impregnated carrier; drying the impregnated carrier to form a dried, impregnated carrier; and heat-treating the dried, impregnated carrier in air to form the catalyst; wherein: the aqueous solution includes a copper salt; and from about 3 wt % to about 15 wt % of a C3-C6 multifunctional carboxylic acid; and the catalyst includes from about 5 wt % to about 50 wt % copper oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keenan Lee Deutsch, Rostam J. Madon
  • Patent number: 10737218
    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: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: David M. Robinson, Mark T. Buelow, Laif R. Alden, Michael Durilla
  • Patent number: 10729116
    Abstract: A pest control and/or detection system generally includes an electrically conductive bait matrix including at least one carrier material that is at least one of palatable, a phagostimulant and/or consumable and/or displaceable by pests, and a plurality of electrically conductive particles. The electrically conductive particles are substantially randomly interspersed throughout the at least one carrier material. The at least one carrier material includes a thermoplastic material and/or a resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: James H. Cink, Greggory K. Storey, Kyle K. Jordan, James W. Austin, Charles E. Evanhoe, Bart Ivy, Daniel W. Engels, Daniel Freeman, Kenneth Lauffenburger, Thomas Dills, Kenneth S. Brown, Cheryl Leichter
  • Patent number: 10724411
    Abstract: A diesel oxidation catalyst, containing a washcoat containing four layers, the washcoat being disposed on a substrate, wherein the washcoat contains: a first layer containing a first platinum group metal supported on a first metal oxide support material, wherein the first layer is disposed on the substrate; a second layer containing a second platinum group metal supported on a second metal oxide support material, and containing a fifth platinum group metal, wherein the second layer is disposed on the first layer; a third layer containing a third platinum group metal supported on a third metal oxide support material and containing a zeolitic material containing Fe and containing a sixth platinum group metal; and a fourth layer containing a fourth platinum group metal and a fourth metal oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Karifala Dumbuya, Claudia Zabel, Shiang Sung
  • Patent number: 10722876
    Abstract: Catalytic articles comprising a substrate having a catalytic coating thereon, the catalytic coating comprising a catalytic layer having a thickness and an inner surface proximate to the substrate and an outer surface distal to the substrate; where the catalytic layer comprises a noble metal component on support particles and where the concentration of the noble metal component towards the outer surface is greater than the concentration towards the inner surface are highly effective towards treating exhaust gas streams of internal combustion engines. The articles are prepared via a method comprising providing a first mixture comprising micron-scaled support particles and applying the first mixture to a substrate to form a micro-particle layer; providing a second mixture comprising nano-scaled support particles and a noble metal component having an initial pH and applying the second mixture to the micro-particle layer and calcining the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Xinzhu Liu, Michael Galligan, Ye Liu, Young Gin Kim, Milena Kudziela, Xinsheng Liu, Pascaline Tran
  • Publication number: 20200232362
    Abstract: Described are three-way conversion (TWC) catalytic articles effective to abate hydrocarbons (HCs), carbon monoxide (CO), and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from an engine exhaust gas containing phosphorous impurities. The disclosed catalytic article has a layered catalytic material, wherein the first layer of the catalytic material is disposed directly on the substrate and a second layer is disposed on top of the first layer. The second layer includes phosphorus resistant materials that prevent catalytic poisoning of the catalytic article by the phosphorous impurities. In particular, the second layer includes a phosphorus trap material having an alkaline earth metal component and a rhodium component impregnated on a phosphorus-resistant support material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Fudong LIU, Michel DEEBA
  • Publication number: 20200230582
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to selective catalytic reduction catalysts that combine SCR activity with NOx absorber activity. In particular, the disclosed catalytic article includes a substrate having a first and a second material disposed thereon, wherein the first material includes a selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst composition and the second material includes a nitrogen oxides (NOx) absorber composition, wherein the NOx absorber composition does not substantially oxidize ammonia, and wherein the catalytic article is effective to abate NOx from an engine exhaust gas stream. Emission treatment systems for treating an exhaust gas including a catalytic article of the invention are provided, particularly systems that include an injector adapted for the addition of ammonia to the exhaust gas stream located upstream of the catalytic article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joseph A Patchett, Xinyi Wei