Patents Assigned to Chemetall GmbH
  • Publication number: 20190330745
    Abstract: Described herein is an improved process for an anticorrosion pretreatment of a metallic surface including steel, galvanized steel, aluminum, magnesium and/or a zinc-magnesium alloy, wherein the metallic surface is brought into contact with an aqueous composition A including a) from 0.01 to 0.5 g/l of a copolymer and the metallic surface is brought into contact with an acidic aqueous composition B including b1) a compound selected from the group consisting of titanium, zirconium and hafnium compounds, wherein the metallic surface is brought into contact i) firstly with the composition A and then with the composition B, ii) firstly with the composition B and then with the composition A and/or iii) simultaneously with the composition A and the composition B. Also described herein is a corresponding aqueous composition A, an aqueous concentrate for producing this composition, a correspondingly coated metallic surface and a method of using a correspondingly coated metallic substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Stefan BIRKENHEUER, Carina HECKER, Oliver SAUER, Daniel SCHATZ
  • Patent number: 10400135
    Abstract: A coating, a method for coating surfaces, and the coated surfaces. The method includes providing a substrate with a cleaned metal surface; contacting and coating the metal surface with an aqueous composition having a ph of from 0.5 to 7.0 and in the form of a dispersion and/or a suspension; optionally rinsing the organic coating; and drying and/or baking the organic coating, or optionally drying the organic coating and coating same with a similar or another coating composition thereto. The composition contains a complex fluoride in a quantity of 1.1 10?6 mol/l to 0.30 mol/l based on the cations. An anionic polyelectrolyte in a quantity of 0.01 to 5.0 wt % based on the total mass of the resulting mixture is added to an anionically stabilized dispersion made of film-forming polymers and/or a suspension made of film-forming inorganic particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Wasserfallen, Michael Schwamb, Aliaksandr Frenkel, Vera Sotke, Wolfgang Bremser, Martin Droll, Oliver Seewald, Ron Eilinghoff, Stephanie Gerold, Evgenija Niesen, Lars Schachtsiek, Manuel Traut
  • Patent number: 10392705
    Abstract: Methods for treatment shaped bodies are described herein. The methods generally include contacting at least one shaped body with an aqueous acidic composition to form a conversion layer on a surface of the at least one shaped body, wherein the surface includes iron or steel and a carbon content in a range of 0 to 2.06 wt. % and a chrome content in a range of 0 to <10 wt. % and wherein the surface is optionally galvanized or alloy galvanized. The aqueous acidic composition includes water; from 2 to 500 g/L oxalic acid; and from 0.01 to 20 g/L of at least one catalyst based on guanidine, nitrate or combinations thereof, wherein a pickling removal of the aqueous acidic composition is in a range of 1 to 6 g/m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Benjamin Güttler, Ralf Schneider, Frank Hollmann, Gorka De Luis Garcia, Iñaki Nieves Quintana, Martin Orben, Norbert Schwinke-Kruse
  • Patent number: 10378120
    Abstract: A method for coating metallic surfaces with aqueous compositions, wherein a silane-based aqueous composition containing at least one silane and/or a related silicon-containing compound and optionally additional components is treated further, for example, at temperatures above 70° C., in a pretreatment step without drying the coating, by using at least one aqueous rinse step after this pretreatment step and then performing an electrodeposition coating, in which at least one surfactant is added at least in the last rinse step of the aqueous rinse steps. Coated metallic surfaces are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Kolberg, Peter Schubach, Manfred Walter, Carola Komp, Michael Dröge
  • Patent number: 10370562
    Abstract: A method for curing a mixture of a matrix and a curing agent based on sulfur-containing polymers on command and so rapidly that a tack-free surface results. A method for coating a substrate with the composition and of curing a sealant is also provided. The matrix and curing agent containing sulfur-containing polymers. The mixture is an uncured mixture with an isocyanate content, and the matrix is uncured and contains a mercaptan-terminated base polymer based on at least one polyether, polythioether, polysulfide or copolymers thereof. The uncured matrix, the curing agent, or both contain at least one photoinitiator based on sterically-inhibited tertiary amines. The mixture cures in the temperature range of ?10 to +70° C. after the high-energy actinic radiation is applied. Corresponding matrices A, mixtures B, curing agents, sealant systems, and substrates, e.g., aircraft are contemplated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Miroslav Kralev, Björn Sievers, Peter Bons, Francisco Diez
  • Patent number: 10280513
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for coating surfaces, to a corresponding coating, and to the use of the objects coated according to said method. According to the invention, the method has or consists of the following steps: I. providing a substrate with a cleaned surface, II. contacting and coating the surfaces with an aqueous composition in the form of a dispersion and/or suspension, VI. if necessary rinsing the organic coating, and VII. drying and/or baking the organic coating or VIII. if necessary drying the organic coating and carrying out a coating process using a similar or additional coating composition prior to a drying and/or baking process, wherein between step I and step II, the coating process is carried out using an aqueous composition in the form of a dispersion and/or suspension on the basis of a colloidal silicate sol, which incorporates multivalent metal cations, or a silane- or silicate-modified polymer and if necessary a rinsing process is carried out.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Wasserfallen, Michael Schwamb, Aliaksandr Frenkel, Vera Sotke, Wolfgang Bremser, Martin Droll, Oliver Seewald, Ron Eilinghoff, Stephanie Gerold, Evgenija Niesen, Lars Schachtsiek, Manuel Traut, Philipp Klöpzig
  • Patent number: 10174214
    Abstract: The invention relates to a detergent for gentle removal of inks as used for marking in a roll mill, and to markers as used in production for temporary marking. According to the invention, the problem is solved by a detergent which permits the gentle removal of inks or markers from metallic surfaces in the form of a concentrate or a cleaning bath solution containing at least one water-immiscible solvent in an amount of 4 to 200 g/l, at least one anionic and/or nonionic surfactant in an amount of 8-300 g/l, at least one complexing agent in an amount of 1-100 g/l, at least one buffer substance in an amount of 1-100 g/l and at least one water-miscible solvent in an amount of 4-200 g/l in water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Bons, Rüdiger Rein, Jörg Wörner, Miriam Corneli
  • Patent number: 10132759
    Abstract: The invention relates to fissure-detection agents for fault detection according to the penetration method of metallic and/or non-metallic components, which are a microemulsion comprising at least 10 wt. % of water A), at least 0.1 wt. % of at least one dye B), at least 5 wt. % of at least one substantially water-insoluble liquid phase C) and at least 2 wt. % of at least one surfactant D) selected from non-ionic, anionic and/or amphoteric surfactants, the sum of all constituents being 100 wt. %, wherein the fissure-detection agent has a mean particle size in the range of 1 to 250 nm and a transparency of at least 70% at 600 nm. The invention also relates to the production of said fissure-detection agents, to a process for their preparation or/and disposal, and their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Peter Bons, Rüdiger Rein, Jörg Wörner, Finlay Aiston
  • Patent number: 10093809
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for coating surfaces, to a corresponding coating, and to the use of the objects coated in accordance with said method. The invention relates to a method for coating metal surfaces of substrates, comprising or consisting of the following steps: I. providing a substrate having a cleaned metal surface, II. contacting and coating metal surfaces with an aqueous composition in the form of a dispersion and/or suspension, IX. optionally rinsing the organic coating, and X. drying and/or baking the organic coating or XI. optionally drying the organic coating and coating with a coating composition of the same type or a further coating composition before a drying process and/or baking process, wherein in step II the coating is performed with an aqueous composition in the form of a dispersion and/or suspension containing 2.5 to 45 wt % of at least one non-ionic stabilized binder and 0.1 to 2.0 wt % of a gelling agent, wherein the aqueous composition has a pH value in the range of 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Wasserfallen, Michael Schwamb, Aliaksandr Frenkel, Vera Sotke, Wolfgang Bremser, Martin Droll, Oliver Seewald, Ron Eilinghoff, Stephanie Gerold, Evgenija Niesen, Lars Schachtsiek, Manuel Traut
  • Patent number: 10072338
    Abstract: The present invention provides a surface conditioning composition having a surface conditioning function that is even more superior as compared with conventional surface conditioning compositions. A surface conditioning composition is provided for use in surface conditioning of a metal prior to being subjected to a phosphate-based chemical conversion treatment, in which the surface conditioning composition has a pH of 3 to 12, and includes nearly spherical zinc phosphate particles having an average particle diameter from 0.05 ?m to 3 ?m, and in which the zinc phosphate particles are produced by mixing at least one kind of zinc compound particles selected from the group consisting of zinc oxide, zinc hydroxide, and basic zinc carbonate with phosphoric acid and/or condensed phosphoric acid to allow for their reaction in an acidic aqueous solution having a pH lower than 7, and dispersing and stabilizing by a dispersion means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Toshio Inbe, Yusuke Wada, Masanobu Futsuhara
  • Patent number: 10040955
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for removing a substrate that is coated with an organic coated coating by means of ionogenic gel formation. In said method, a wet or dry organic coating that has not yet formed a film on the substrate is treated with an aqueous solution of a metal salt from main group I in the periodic table of the elements, a complexing agent and/or a basic compound having a pH value >10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Ron Eilinghoff, Michael Schwamb, Daniel Wasserfallen, Vera Sotke, Aliaksandr Frenkel, Stephanie Gerold, Wolfgang Bremser, Martin Droll, Oliver Seewald, Evgenija Niesen-Warkentin, Lars Schachtsiek, Manuel Traut
  • Patent number: 10005912
    Abstract: An inorganic chromium-free metal surface treatment agent contains a compound X containing a metal X1, ionic species of which containing the metal X1 become cations in an aqueous solution, and a compound Y containing a metal Y1, ionic species of which containing the metal Y1 become anions in an aqueous solution, a total content of the compound X being from 0.01 to 10% by mass, a total content of the compound Y being from 0.01 to 10% by mass, a molar ratio of the metal X1 in the cation and the metal Y1 in the anion being from 0.1 to 5, the metal X1 being at least one member selected from the group consisting of Ti, Zr and Al, the metal Y1 being at least one member selected from the group consisting of Ti, Zr, Si, B and Al, and the metal surface treatment agent containing substantially no organic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Yusuke Miura, Toshiaki Shimakura
  • Patent number: 9970113
    Abstract: A method for coating metallic surfaces with an aqueous composition, which contains an aqueous solution of a zinc salt, by flooding, spraying and/or immersion, wherein, for spraying or immersion, the initial temperature of the substrate lies in the range from 5 to 400° C., in that, for flooding, the initial temperature of the substrate lies in the range from 100 to 400° C. and in that an anticorrosive nanocrystalline zinc oxide layer is formed on the metallic surface. Corresponding aqueous composition, the nanocrystalline zinc oxide layer and the use of the coated substrates are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Özlem Özcan, Guido Grundmeier, Peter Schubach
  • Patent number: 9963787
    Abstract: The pretreatment agent for use before forming a coat by paint application of the present invention contains (A) one or more metal elements selected from a group consisting of zirconium, titanium and hafnium, (B) fluorine, (C) one or more coupling agents selected from an amino group-containing silane coupling agent, its hydrolyzate, and its polymer, and (D) a component of at least one of an allylamine and a polyallylamine, in which the ratio by mass of the coupling agent (C) to the component (D), (C/D) is 1 or more. The coating method by paint application of the present invention includes a chemical conversion treatment step of chemically treating a metal substrate with the pretreatment agent, and a step of forming a coat by paint application on the chemically-treated metal substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Teruzo Toi, Minoru Inoue
  • Patent number: 9903037
    Abstract: Coating a metallic surface with at least one of a pretreatment composition prior to organic coating, with a passivation composition without intent for subsequent organic coating, with a pretreatment primer composition, with a primer composition, with a paint composition and with an electrocoating composition, wherein the coating composition includes particles on a base of at least one layered double hydroxide (LDH) phase characterized by the general formula [M2+(1±0.5)?x(M3+, M4+)x(OH)2±0.75]An?x/n.mH2O.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignees: Chemetall GmbH, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, Mankiewicz Gebr. & Co. (GmbH & Co. KG), Universidade De Aveiro
    Inventors: Mario Ferreira, Mikhail Zheludkevich, Joáo Tedim, Valérie Gandubert, Thomas Schmidt-Hansberg, Theo Hack, Sonja Nixon, Dominik Raps, Diana Kirsch, Sven Schröder
  • Patent number: 9879349
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for coating metallic surfaces with a composition containing at least one of a silane, silanol, siloxane or polysiloxane that is capable of condensation, water and optionally an organic solvent. The composition also contains compound containing Ti, Hf, Zr, Al or B; and at least one type of cation or an organic compound d) selected from monomers, oligomers, polymers, copolymers and block copolymers. The coating freshly applied with this composition is rinsed with a fluid and is not dried thoroughly before this rinsing step so that the compound capable of condensation does not condense substantially before the rinsing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Kolberg, Manfred Walter, Peter Schubach
  • Patent number: 9731331
    Abstract: The demulsifying cleaning of metallic surfaces which may be contaminated with oil(s) with at least one further nonpolar organic compound, with fat(s), with soap(s), with particulate dirt or with at least one anionic organic compound using an aqueous, alkaline, surfactant-containing bath solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: CHEMETALL GMBH
    Inventors: Stella Bauerochse, Carola Komp, Ralph Van Den Berg, Peter Claude, Franz Dressler, Joachim Geldner, Zafer Yuksel, Eckart Schonfelder
  • Patent number: 9701806
    Abstract: A surface treatment agent and a surface treatment method capable of imparting excellent corrosion resistance while enhancing adhesion between a surface of a metal substrate and a resin-containing layer. The surface treatment agent for treating a surface of a metal substrate includes an acrylic resin having a carboxyl group and a hydroxyl group, an oxazoline group-containing compound and metal particles containing at least one of Nb, Ca and Nd. The metal may be in the form of a niobium oxide sol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: CHEMETALL GMBH
    Inventors: Kazufumi Yasuda, Hidekimi Hirasawa, Kenji Tsuge, Akihiro Mizuno, Ryohei Shizuka
  • Patent number: 9644284
    Abstract: A method for coating, a composition suitable for coating and a coating generated with the method of coating on anodizable metallic surfaces, especially on magnesium rich and aluminum rich surfaces, is disclosed. The composition is an aqueous solution including alkali metal or ammonium cations, phosphorus containing anions and silicon containing anions as well as optionally a peroxide or a compound of Al, Ti, Zr or any mixture of them. Preferably, the anodizing is carried out with a micro-arc oxidation process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Chemetall GmbH
    Inventor: Ilya Ostrovsky
  • Publication number: 20170081542
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for coating surfaces, to a corresponding coating, and to the use of the objects coated in accordance with said method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: CHEMETALL GMBH
    Inventors: Wolfgang BREMSER, Martin DROLL, Oliver SEEWALD, Evgenija NIESEN-WARKENTIN, Lars SCHACHTSIEK, Manuel TRAUT, Michael SCHWAMB, Daniel WASSERFALLEN, Vera SOTKE, Aliaksandr FRENKEL, Ron EILINGHOFF, Stephanie GEROLD