Patents Assigned to Borealis Technology Oy
  • Publication number: 20200331167
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an equipment and method for producing polymer pellets which comprise one or more polymer components and one or more further components, wherein in said process at least one of said one or more further components is incorporated into pellets by applying a liquid, which comprises said at least one component, onto said pellets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Borealis Technology OY
    Inventors: Mats Göransson, Richard Handwerk, Sune Larsson, Annika Smedberg, James Stadelman
  • Patent number: 10744678
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an equipment and method for producing polymer pellets which comprise one or more polymer components and one or more further components, wherein in said process at least one of said one or more further components is incorporated into pellets by applying a liquid, which comprises said at least one component, onto said pellets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Mats Göransson, Richard Handwerk, Sune Larsson, Annika Smedberg, James Stadelman
  • Patent number: 10665361
    Abstract: A crosslinkable polymer composition includes an unsaturated polyolefin having a total amount of carbon-carbon double bonds/1000 carbon atoms of at least 0.1, at least one scorch retarder, and at least one crosslinking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Jan-Ove Bostrom, Annika Smedberg, Ruth Dammert, Lena Lindbom, Nigel Hampton, Bill Gustafsson, Ulf Nilsson, Perry Nylander, Claes Broman
  • Patent number: 10184043
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a blown film made of a composition comprising a) a propylene heterophasic copolymer (A) with a matrix propylene polymer and an ethylene-propylene-rubber characterized in that the film has been monoaxially oriented in the machine direction with a stretch ratio of 1:1.1 to 1:10, to a process for making such a film, to the use of said composition in making such a film, and to an article comprising such a film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Peter Niedersuess, Manfred Kirchberger, Ole Jan Myhre
  • Patent number: 9607737
    Abstract: A semiconductive polyolefin composition comprising (i) up to 80 wt. % of a polyolefin (I), (ii) carbon black, and (iii) up to 60 wt. % of a polymer (II) having a melting point of not less than 100° C., wherein the polyolefin (I) comprises two different ethylene copolymers: a first ethylene copolymer and second ethylene copolymer; wherein the first ethylene copolymer comprises polar group containing co-monomers in the amount of 3.5 mol % or less; and wherein the second ethylene copolymer comprises silane group containing co-monomers in the amount of 0.7 mol % or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Ola Fagrell, Ann Watson
  • Patent number: 9453598
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a structure comprising (i) a layer or profile (A) composed of a first material, and (ii) a polyolefin layer or profile (B) adjacent to layer or profile (A) which is composed of a composition comprising a base resin comprising a polyolefin, characterized in that the surface of any or both of layer or profile (A) and layer or profile (B) has/have been treated with a composition comprising an organosilicon compound before (A) and (B) are brought adjacent to each other, to a process for the production of such a structure, to an article, in particular a coated pipe, comprising such a structure and to the use of a composition comprising an organosilicon compound as an adhesion promoter in such a structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Leif Leiden, Jouni Purmonen, Anders Leiden, Kauno Alastalo
  • Patent number: 9431172
    Abstract: The invention relates to a biaxially oriented electrical insulating film which is constituted of a base layer and at least one cover layer, the base layer containing a mixture from a polypropylene P1 and a polypropylene P2 which is different therefrom, the polypropylene P1 being a linear polypropylene and having an Mw/Mn>5 and a mesopentadene isotactic index of at least 95% and the polypropylene P2 having a long-chain branching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Detlef Busch, Thilo Mohr
  • Patent number: 9396839
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cable comprising one or more insulated conductors which are embedded in a bedding composition having improved flame retardancy. The bedding composition comprises a resin (A) and inorganic filler (B), which is a hydroxide or hydrated compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis Technology OY
    Inventors: Bernt-Ake Sultan, James Elliott Robinson, Wendy Loyens, Susanna Lieber
  • Patent number: 9376548
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyolefin composition comprising a polyolefin base resin and an antioxidant, characterized in that said polyolefin composition has a lifetime of at least 200 h in a test measuring the resistance against ClO2-containing water at 90° C. and at a concentration of ClO2 of 4 ppm wherein the equipment used is according to ASTM F2263-03. The present invention further relates to a pipe comprising the polyolefin composition according to the invention, to the use of the polyolefin composition for the production of a pipe, and to the use of a particularly selected antioxidant for increasing the resistance of a polyolefin composition against degradation caused by contact with ClO2-containing water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Per-Ola Hagstrand, Perry Nylander, Mats Bäckman
  • Patent number: 9343198
    Abstract: This application relates to a polyolefin composition comprising a polyolefin and an aromatic compound. The polyolefin composition can be used in producing medium and high voltage cables with improved electrical breakdown strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Thomas Hjertberg, Villgot Englund
  • Patent number: 9309393
    Abstract: Propylene polymer composition comprising a polypropylene (A), an elastomeric copolymer (B) of ethylene and at least one ?-olefin comonomer selected form the group consisting of propylene, 1-butene, 1-pentene, 1-hexene, 1-heptene and 1-octene, and an ethylene C2 to C8 alkyl acrylate copolymer (C) wherein the composition has a strain hardening SH3.0/2.5 (at a Hencky strain rate of 3 s?1) of at least 0.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Klaus Bernreitner, Tung Pham, Espen Ommundsen, Pirjo Jääskeläinen
  • Patent number: 9260548
    Abstract: The invention refers to a process for preparing a Group 2 metal/transition metal olefin polymerisation catalyst component in particulate form having an improved high temperature activity and the use thereof in a process for polymerising olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Timo Leinonen, Peter Denifl, Holger Pöhler
  • Patent number: 9216548
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a process for the treatment of plastic material comprising a) providing a liquid; b) contacting the plastic material with the liquid; c) keeping the plastic material in the liquid at Tb?25° C. to Tb of the liquid, wherein Tb is the boiling point of the liquid at the applied pressure; and d) removing the plastic material from the liquid. Furthermore, the invention is directed to the use of a liquid for the treatment of plastic material and to a plant for treating plastic material with a liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Esa Korhonen, Ensio Hietanen, Karin H. Knudsen, Kai Hagane, Fred Bergmann, Klaus Nyfors
  • Patent number: 9212240
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an equipment and method for producing polymer pellets which comprise one or more polymer components and one or more further components, wherein in said process at least one of said one or more further components is incorporated into pellets by applying a liquid, which comprises said at least one component, onto said pellets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Mats Göransson, Richard Handwerk, Sune Larsson, Annika Smedberg, James Stadelman
  • Patent number: 9200150
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of a silicon containing compound for reducing the retention time of a polyolefin composition comprising a crosslinkable polyolefin with hydrolysable silane groups. A master batch is compounded with the polyolefin composition to form a compounding composition. The master batch comprises a matrix polymer, a Bronsted acid that is a silanol condensation catalyst and is present in the amount of 0.7 to 3.5 wt %, and a silicon containing compound with a structure according to the formula (I): (R1)x[Si(R2)y(R3)z]m wherein R1 is C6-22 alkyl, R2 is C1-10 alkoxy, R3 is —R4SiR1R2 , R4 is —(CH2)rYs(CH2)t— where Y is a difunctional heteroatomic group, x+y+z=4, and m=1. The silicon containing compound is 2 to 10 wt % of the master batch, and 0.01 to 1.5 wt % of the compounding composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis Technology OY
    Inventors: Roger Carlsson, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Ola Fagrell
  • Patent number: 9139709
    Abstract: The present invention provides a cap or closure comprising a polypropylene composition, wherein said composition comprises: (i) a random propylene ethylene copolymer having an ethylene content of 3.3-7% wt, and (ii) an additive selected from an antistatic agent, an antioxidant, an acid scavenger and a nucleating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis Technology OY
    Inventors: Svein Jamtvedt, Balakantharao Kona
  • Patent number: 9040633
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, comprising: (i) a polypropylene matrix; (ii) a first elastomeric phase dispersed within the matrix and having a glass transition temperature Tg1, measured with dynamical mechanical thermal analysis according to ISO 6721-2, wherein the first elastomeric phase comprises an ethylene copolymer having comonomer units derived from C3 to C8 olefins; (iii) a second elastomeric phase dispersed within the matrix, wherein the second elastomeric phase is crosslinked and has a glass transition temperature Tg2, measured with dynamical mechanical thermal analysis according to ISO 6721-2, within the range of ?70° C. to ?90° C., wherein the difference between Tg1 and Tg2 is at least 15° C. and Tg1 is higher than Tg2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Klaus Bernreitner, Tung Pham, Jens Reussner
  • Patent number: 9017784
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pipe made of a polyethylene composition comprising a polyethylene base resin, which comprises c. an ethylene copolymer as fraction (A), and d. an ethylene homo- or copolymer as fraction (B), with fraction (A) having a lower molecular weight than fraction (B), wherein the polyethylene base resin is obtainable in a polymerization process in which a single-site catalyst (SSC) is used in the polymerization of at least one of fractions (A) and (B), the base resin having (i) a density of below 940 kg/m3, and (ii) a MFR5 at 190° C./5.00 kg of at least 0.20 g/10 min, and the polyethylene composition having a time to failure of at least 250 h measured according to ISO 1167 at 95° C. and 4.3 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Magnus Palmlöf, Solveig Johansson, Markku Vähteri
  • Patent number: 9006575
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a semiconductive polyolefin composition comprising: (i) up to 80 wt. % of a polyolefin (I), (ii) carbon black, and (iii) optionally up to 60 wt. % of a polymer (II) having a melting point of not less than 100° C., wherein the polyolefin (I) has a co-monomer content of equal to or less than 4.3 mol %, to the use of that composition for the production of a power cable and to a power cable comprising that composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Ola Fagrell, Ann Watson
  • Patent number: 8968851
    Abstract: A peroxide crosslinked ethylene polymer pressure pipe and a method for the preparation thereof are described. The pipe is characterized in that it comprises an ethylene polymer with a density of less than 950 kg/m3 obtained by polymerization with a single-site catalyst and having a shear thinning index, SHI5/300 of less than 20 and a MWD of <10. The method is characterized in that it comprises polymerizing ethylene, optionally together with at least one comonomer, with a single-site catalyst to provide the above defined ethylene polymer, forming the ethylene polymer into a pipe by extrusion and crosslinking it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Philipp Walter, Anneli Pakkanen, Jeroen Oderkerk, Magnus Palmlof, Lars Hojer, Bill Gustafsson, Tore Dreng