Patents Assigned to Clariant International Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20200095356
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer comprising: (a) from 90 mol-% to 99.9 mol-%, of repeating units according to Formula (1) wherein at least 10 wt.-% of the repeating units according to Formula (1) comprise from 28 wt.-% to 100 wt.-% bio-based carbon content, relative to the total mass of carbon in the repeating unit according to Formula (1), measured according to standard ASTM D6866-12, Method B; and (b) from 0.01 mol-% to 10 mol-% of crosslinking or branching units, wherein the crosslinking or branching units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least two olefinically unsaturated double bonds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Dirk FISCHER, Christoph KAYSER, Gundula STARKULLA
  • Publication number: 20200078287
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of a polymer in a cosmetic, dermatological or pharmaceutical composition, wherein the polymer is crosslinked or non-crosslinked, characterized in that the polymer comprises at least 9.49 mol-% of repeating units (a) according to Formula (1) wherein at least 10 wt.-%, preferably at least 20 wt.-% of the repeating units according to Formula (1) comprise from 28 wt.-% to 100 wt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Dirk FISCHER, Christoph KAYSER, Gundula STARKULLA
  • Publication number: 20200080029
    Abstract: What are described are detergent compositions comprising one or more copolymers containing cationic structural units and macromonomeric structural units, and also one or more surfactants and water. The detergent compositions are especially suitable, in an advantageous manner, for producing shine on and imparting hydrophilic properties to the surface which has been treated with the detergent compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Hannah BENSON, Carsten COHRS, Natascha Katharina SCHELERO, Mike SAHL
  • Publication number: 20200063070
    Abstract: What are described are copolymers containing cationic structural units and macromonomeric structural units. The copolymers can be used advantageously in laundry detergent compositions and are advantageously suitable therein especially for cleaning of cotton-containing textiles or for reducing the resoiling of cotton-containing textiles on which the copolymers or the laundry detergent compositions have been employed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Kevin James MUTCH, Mike SAHL, Natascha SCHELERO, Dorothee GABEL
  • Publication number: 20200060266
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of one or more N-alkyl glucamides of formula (I), wherein R1 represents a linear or branched alkyl group having 5 to 9 carbon atoms, and R2 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, for reducing drift during the application of plant treatment agents that contain at least one glufosinate as the agrochemically active substance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Martin BAUER, Peter BAUR
  • Publication number: 20200017435
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for preparing aqueous solutions of N,N-dimethylglucamine, characterized by first preparing an adduct of N-methylglucamine and formaldehyde in water at temperatures of between 15° C. and 40° C., and subsequently reacting said adduct to N,N-dimethylglucamine in the presence of a metal catalyst under hydrogen pressure at 20-68° C., followed by secondary hydrogenation at 70-120 bar and 70-110° C. once hydrogen absorption at 20-68° C. is completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Ertan AKGÜN, Martin LINK, Sarah WERNER, Klaus RAAB, Peter KLUG, Karl SCHEITZENEDER, Stefan KREUZPOINTNER
  • Publication number: 20200017750
    Abstract: This invention provides a fracturing fluid comprising i) 85 wt.-% or more of an aqueous carrier fluid as continuous phase, ii) 0.001 to 1.5 wt.-% of a first wax inhibitor being dispersed in the carrier fluid, the wax inhibitor being selected from the group consisting of a) copolymers of ethylene and ethylenically unsaturated esters, ethers and/or C3 to C30-alkenes, b) homo- or copolymers of ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acids, bearing C12-C50-alkyl radicals bound via ester, amide and/or imide groups, c) ethylene copolymers grafted with ethylenically unsaturated esters and/or ethers, d) homo- and copolymers of C3 to C30-olefins, and e) condensation products of alkyl phenols with aldehydes and/or ketones iv) optionally a water soluble polymer for viscosity adjustment, wherein the amount of water-immiscible hydrocarbons is less than 2.5 wt.-%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Amir MAHMOUDKHANI, Matthias KRULL, Michael FEUSTEL
  • Publication number: 20200017619
    Abstract: A water-soluble and/or water-swellable hybrid polymer comprising: (i) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% water-soluble and/or water-swellable polysaccharide polymer; (ii) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% synthetic polymer comprising: (a) from 40 mol-% to 99.9 mol-% repeating units according to Formula (1) (b) from 0.01 mol-% to 5 mol-% crosslinking or branching units, wherein the crosslinking or branching units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least two olefinically unsaturated double bonds; (c) from 0.01 mol-% to 88.51 mol-% of neutral structural units; (d) from 1.98 mol-% to 20 mol-% of anionic structural units, wherein the repeating anionic structural units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least one carboxylate anion, and wherein the repeating anionic structural units are different from units (a); wherein components (i) and (ii) are polymerized by radical precipitation polymerization in a polar solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Dirk FISCHER, Katharina BERZ, Gundula STARKULLA
  • Publication number: 20200017752
    Abstract: In this invention the use of glucamides in combination with at least one sulfur-based synergist chosen from the group of thiols, thioethers, thiosulfates, thioglycolic acids, thiourea or derivatives thereof in a formulation for corrosion inhibition in the gas and oil industry is described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Jonathan WYLDE, Nihal U. OBEYESEKERE, Thenuka ARIYARATNA, Dirk LEINWEBER, Franz-Xaver SCHERL
  • Publication number: 20200017618
    Abstract: A water-soluble and/or water-swellable hybrid polymer comprising: (i) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% water-soluble and/or water-swellable polysaccharide polymer; (ii) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% synthetic polymer comprising: (a) from 40 mol-% to 99 mol-% of repeating units according to Formula (1) (b) from 0.01 mol-% to 5 mol-% crosslinking or branching units, wherein the crosslinking or branching units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least two olefinically unsaturated double bonds; (c) from 0.99 mol-% to 59.99 mol-% of repeating neutral structural units; wherein components (i) and (ii) are polymerized by radical precipitation polymerization in a polar solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Dirk FISCHER, Katharina BERZ, Gundula STARKULLA
  • Publication number: 20200009041
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer comprising: (a) from 9.49 mol-% to 98 mol-% repeating units according to Formula (1) wherein at least 10 wt.-% of the repeating units according to Formula (1) comprise from 28 wt.-% to 100 wt.-% bio-based carbon content, relative to the total mass of carbon in the repeating unit according to Formula (1), measured according to standard ASTM D6866-12, Method B; (b) from 0.01 mol-% to 5 mol-% crosslinking or branching units; (c) from 0.01 mol-% to 88.52 mol-% of repeating neutral structural units; (d) from 1.98 mol-% to 20 mol-% of repeating anionic structural units, wherein the repeating anionic structural units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least one carboxylate anion, and wherein the repeating anionic structural units are different from units (a).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Dirk FISCHER, Christoph KAYSER, Gundula STARKULLA
  • Publication number: 20200010598
    Abstract: A water-soluble and/or water-swellable hybrid polymer comprising: (i) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% water-soluble and/or water-swellable polysaccharide polymer; (ii) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% synthetic polymer comprising: (a) from 90 mol-% to 99.9 mol-%, preferably 95 mol-% to 99.5 mol-% of repeating units according to Formula (1) (b) from 0.01 mol-% to 10 mol-%, preferably to 5 mol-%, more preferably to 3 mol-% of crosslinking or branching units, wherein the crosslinking or branching units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least two olefinically unsaturated double bonds; characterised in that the components (i) and (ii) are polymerised by radical precipitation polymerisation in a polar solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Dirk FISCHER, Katharina BERZ, Gundula STARKULLA
  • Publication number: 20200011011
    Abstract: The steam saving device for a steam explosion system for the hydrothermal pre-treatment of biomass comprises a tubular body 30 with a first open end 32 and a second open end 34. The first open end 32 being adapted to be coupled to an outlet opening 14 of a steam explosion reactor vessel 10, the second open end 34 being adapted to be coupled to a discharge line 18. The inner surface 36 of the tubular body 30 of the nozzle 16 may comprise an engraved helical structure 38.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Björn HÜHNLEIN, Thomas HOPPE, Ralf HORTSCH, Konstanze GRASER
  • Patent number: 10526517
    Abstract: The invention relates to a ready-to-use hot melt adhesive containing at least 95% of one or more polyolefin copolymer waxes, which have been prepared by means of metallocene catalysts, characterised in that the polyolefin copolymer wax consists of propylene and one or more further monomers selected from ethylene and branched or unbranched 1-alkenes having 4 to 20 C-atoms and the content of structural units derived from propylene in the copolymer waxes amounts to 80 to 99.9% by weight, and the hot melt adhesive has a surface tension of the melt, measured at a temperature of 170° C., of at most 23 mN/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Timo Herrlich, Christian Steib, Hans-Friedrich Herrmann, Andreas Lang
  • Publication number: 20200002275
    Abstract: Dimethyl amine oxides comprising farnesyl residues are described. These amine oxides are advantageously suited as surfactants or wetting agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Steffen ROMANSKI, Dirk LEINWEBER, Xiaoqiang GUO, Andeas VORHOLT, Arno BEHR, Thiemo Alexander Fassbach
  • Publication number: 20200001261
    Abstract: The invention relates to a reactor for the catalytic production of methanol, in which at least two catalyst layers are arranged. The first catalyst layer is arranged upstream and the second catalyst layer is arranged downstream. The activity of the first catalyst layer is higher than the activity of the second catalyst layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicants: CLARIANT INTERNATIONAL LTD, L'AIR LIQUIDE SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCÉDÉS GEORGES CLAUDE
    Inventors: Hannsjoerg FREUND, Robert FRIND, Tobias HENKEL, Markus KAISER, Timm SCHUHMANN, Wolfgang SEUFFERT, Sebastian WERNER
  • Patent number: 10519477
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a self-sufficient process for the production of biomass hydrolysate with reduced salt content as well as the de-salted hydrolysate produced after the inventive process and the use of the de-salted hydrolysate as a fermentation medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Michael Zavrel, Danielle Dennewald, Philip Hoffmann, Marcus Verhuelsdonk
  • Patent number: 10519360
    Abstract: A composition useful as corrosion inhibitor formulation for application in heavy brine systems, comprising at least one amidoamine; at least one sulfur synergist; at least one phosphate ester. In a preferred embodiment, the composition comprises additionally formulation bonding surfactant; and/or at least one solvent system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: CLARIANT INTERNATIONAL LTD.
    Inventors: Nihal U. Obeyesekere, Thenuka Ariyaratna, Jonathan James Wylde
  • Publication number: 20190382686
    Abstract: What are described are copolymers containing cationic structural units and macromonomeric structural units. The copolymers are, for example, advantageously suitable for use in detergent compositions and lead to advantageous shine results, for example, after application on hard surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Hannah BENSON, Carsten COHRS, Mike SAHL
  • Patent number: 10508238
    Abstract: A halogen-free flame retardant mixture containing between 1-99 wt. % of a component A and between 1-99 wt. % of a component B. Component A comprises between 85-99.995 wt.-% of a solid diethylphosphinic acid salt of the metals Mg, Ca, Al, Sb, SN, Ge, Ti, Fe, Zr, Zn, Ce, Bi, Sr, Mn, Li, Na, K and/or a protonated nitrogen base and between 0.005-15 wt.-% of non-combustible additives and component B is in the form of an aluminum phosphite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Harald Bauer, Sebastian Hoerold, Martin Sicken