Patents Assigned to Dow Global Technologies
  • Patent number: 10738039
    Abstract: Reaction products of diamines with the reaction products of monoamines and bisanhydrides are included as additives in metal electroplating baths. The metal electroplating baths have good throwing power and deposit metal layers having substantially planar surfaces. The metal plating baths may be used to deposit metal on substrates with surface features such as through-holes and vias.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Lingli Duan, Chen Chen, Shaoguang Feng, Zukhra I. Niazimbetova, Maria Anna Rzeznik
  • Patent number: 10738388
    Abstract: Copper electroplating baths include reaction products of amines and polyacrylamides. The reaction products function as levelers and enable copper electroplating baths which have high throwing power and provide copper deposits with reduced nodules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Weijing Lu, Lingli Duan, Zukhra Niazimbetova, Chen Chen, Maria Rzeznik
  • Patent number: 10738191
    Abstract: A silicone-polyether copolymer has the formula X—Y, where X is a silicone moiety having a particular structure and Y is a polyether moiety. An isocyanate-functional silicone-polyether copolymer formed therewith is also disclosed. Further, a silicone-polyether-urethane copolymer formed with the isocyanate-functional silicone-polyether copolymer is disclosed. Related methods of preparation as well as sealants and cured products thereof are further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Silicones Corporation, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Martin Grasmann, David Hagan, Brian Harkness, William H. Heath, Stephen Michael Hlinka, II, Eric Joffre, William Johnson, Bindu Krishnan, Qiuyun Xu, Bizhong Zhu
  • Patent number: 10738185
    Abstract: A composition including (a) propylene/ethylene interpolymer having a density from 0.860 to 0.870 g/cc; (b) a propylene-based polymer selected from the group consisting of a homopolymer polypropylene, a random propylene/?-olefin interpolymer and any combination thereof and wherein the propylene-based polymer has a density ?0.885 g/cc; (c) a plasticizing agent; and (d) a third polymer selected from the group consisting of the following (i) a styrenic ethylene/butylene triblock copolymer having a Tg (rubber block) greater than, or equal, ?40° C., (ii) less than, or equal to, 15 wt %, based on the weight of the composition, of an ethylene/?-olefin/diene interpolymer, or an ethylene/propylene copolymer, (iii) an ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer, and (iv) any combination thereof is provided. Further provided is an injection molded article comprising the composition and a process for making an injection molded article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Juan Tuberquia, Laura Weaver, Santosh Bawiskar, Greg Li
  • Patent number: 10738182
    Abstract: A molded article formed from a polymer composition, the polymer composition consisting essentially of: an ethylene homopolymer or ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer; greater than 20 ppm of a fluoropolymer; and optionally, up to 5 wt. % of one or more of processing aids, acid neutralizers, stabilizers, phosphites, antioxidants, metal de-activators, pigments or colorants, or fillers; wherein the molded article exhibits an oxygen transmission rate [OTR, (cc*mm)/(m2*day*atm)]??3181 (cc2*mm)/g*m2*day*atm)×[Density, g/cc]+3077, (cc*mm)/(m2*day*atm).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Keran Lu, Yijian Lin, Todd O. Pangburn, Siddharth Ram Athreya, Laura Nunez, John L. Sugden, Todd A. Hogan, Andrew Heitsch, David T. Gillespie
  • Publication number: 20200247917
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a metal complex formed, wherein the metal complexes are used as pro-catalyst in polyolefin polymerization and comprise the following structure (Formula (I)).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Hien Q. Do, Philip P. Fontaine, Andrew J. Young, Susan G. Brown, Johnathan E. DeLorbe, Tulaza Vaidya, Zach T. Rickaway, Amy E. Floeck, Chunming Zhang, Ruth Figueroa, Jerzy Klosin
  • Patent number: 10730223
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a process for producing thermoplastic polyolefin roofing membrane. The process includes directly adding components of a high-load flame retardant TPO formulation to a counter-rotating twin screw extruder. The process includes extruding the formulation with counter-rotation of the twin screws and forming a TPO roofing membrane having a tensile strength of greater than 10 MPa and a flame retardance of rating of classification D as measured in accordance with EN ISO 11925-2, surface exposure test.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Aleksandar Stoiljkovic, Stefan Ultsch, Xiaosong Wu
  • Patent number: 10730222
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a die assembly for producing a microcapillary film. The die assembly includes a first die plate, a second die plate, a plurality of multi-jackbolt tensioners connecting the first die plate to the second die plate, a manifold, and a plurality of nozzles. The manifold is located between the pair of die plates and defines a plurality of film channels therebetween. The plurality of film channels converge into an elongate outlet, wherein a thermoplastic material is extrudable through the plurality of film channels and the elongate outlet to form a microcapillary film. The plurality of nozzles are located between the plurality of film channels. The plurality of nozzles are operatively connected to a source of channel fluid for emitting the channel fluid between layers of the microcapillary film, whereby a plurality of microcapillary channels are formed in the microcapillary film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Wenyi Huang, Jeffrey D. Wenzel, Jie Feng, Robert E. Wrisley, Hyunwoo Kim, Kurt A. Koppi, Scott R. Kaleyta, Thomas J. Parsons, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Harpreet Singh
  • Patent number: 10730956
    Abstract: A process for producing a water-soluble cellulose derivative of a reduced content of water-insoluble particles comprises the steps of a) reacting cellulose with an alkaline material to produce alkali cellulose, b) reacting the produced alkali cellulose with one or more derivatizing agents to produce a water-soluble cellulose derivative, c) washing the produced cellulose derivative with an aqueous liquid once or several times to provide a moist cellulose derivative having a water content of 25 to 85 percent, based on the total weight of the moist cellulose derivative, d) subjecting the moist cellulose derivative to homogenization to form the moist cellulose derivative to a paste, and e) pressing the paste through a filter of a pore size of up to 200 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Roland Bayer, Oliver Petermann
  • Patent number: 10730973
    Abstract: Ethylene-based polymers comprising the following properties: (A) a density less than 0.9190 g/cc; (B) a hexane extractable level that meets the following equation: hexane extractable level ?A+B [log(12)], where A=2.65 wt %, and B—0.25 wt %[log (dg/min)]; based on total weight of the ethylene-based polymer; (C) a G? (at G?=500 Pa, 1 70° C.) that meets the following equation: G??C+D [log(12)], where C=150 Pa, and D=?60 Pa/[log(dg/min)]; and (D) a melt index (12) from 0.7 to 20 dg/min; are made in high pressure tubular process that comprises at least three reaction zones with the peak polymerization temperature of the first reaction zone ?320° C. and the peak polymerization temperature of the last reaction zone ?290° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Otto J. Berbee, Cornelis F. J. Den Doelder, Stefan Hinrichs, Teresa P. Karjala, John O. Osby
  • Patent number: 10730957
    Abstract: In a process for preparing an esterified cellulose ether a cellulose ether is esterified with (i) an aliphatic monocarboxylic acid anhydride or (ii) a dicarboxylic acid anhydride or (iii) a combination of an aliphatic monocarboxylic acid anhydride and a dicarboxylic acid anhydride in the presence of an alkali metal carboxylate and an aliphatic carboxylic acid, wherein the molar ratio [alkali metal carboxylate/anhydroglucose units of cellulose ether] is not more than [1.20/1] and the molar ratio [aliphatic carboxylic acid/anhydroglucose units of cellulose ether] is from [3.55/1] to [9.0/1].
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Oliver Petermann, Matthias Sprehe, Warren K. Miller
  • Patent number: 10730977
    Abstract: A process to form an ethylene-based polymer comprises polymerizing a reaction mixture comprising ethylene, at least one symmetrical polyene and at least one chain transfer agent system comprising at least one chain transfer agent (CTA) in the presence of at least one free-radical initiator and in a reactor configuration comprising at least two reaction zones, reaction zone 1 and reaction zone i (i?2), wherein reaction zone i is downstream from reaction zone 1. The ratio of “the activity of the CTA system of the feed to the first reaction zone” to the “activity of the CTA system of the cumulative feed to the reaction zone i,” (Z1/Zi), is less than or equal to (0.8?0.2*log(Cs)), wherein Cs is from 0.0001 to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Otto J. Berbee, Stefan Hinrichs, Sean W. Ewart, John O. Osby
  • Patent number: 10730681
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a food package. In an embodiment, the food package includes a microcapillary sheet having a first end and a second end and opposing surfaces. The microcapillary sheet includes a matrix composed of a polymeric material and a plurality of channels. The channels are disposed in parallel in the matrix and between the opposing surfaces. The channels extend from the first end to the second end of the microcapillary sheet. The microcapillary sheet includes a perforation traversing at least two channels. The perforation extends from a surface of the microcapillary sheet and through a wall of the at least two channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Marcos P. Franca, Bruno R. Pereira, Wenyi Huang, Susan L. Jordan, Jaime L. Curtis-Fisk
  • Patent number: 10730987
    Abstract: Functionalized ethylene-based polymers are prepared by a process comprising the step of reacting a first composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer with at least the following: (A) at least one carbon-carbon (C—C) free radical initiator of Structure I: wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are each, independently, hydrogen or a hydrocarbyl group; and wherein, optionally, two or more R groups (R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6) form a ring structure; and with the provisos that (i) at least one of R2 and R5 is a hydrocarbyl group of at least two carbon atoms, and (ii) at least one of R3 and R6 is a hydrocarbyl group of at least two carbon atoms; and (B) at least one free radical initiator other than the carbon-carbon (C—C) free radical initiator of Structure I (a non-C—C free radical initiator), e.g., a peroxide; and (C) at least one functionalization agent, e.g., maleic anhydride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Mehmet Demirors, Sean Ewart, Teresa P. Karjala
  • Patent number: 10730996
    Abstract: Polyurethane foams including a polyurethane prepolymer composition, a catalyst, and a propellant are provided. The polyurethane prepolymer composition is produced from a formulation that includes an isocyanate reactive component in an amount of from about 1% to about 70% by weight based on the polyurethane prepolymer composition and an isocyanate component in an amount of from about 1% to about 70% by weight based on the polyurethane prepolymer composition. The isocyanate component includes toluene diisocyanate biuret in an amount of from about 1 to about 100% by weight based on the isocyanate component. The isocyanate reactive component includes one or more polyols. The polyurethane prepolymer composition has a viscosity of less than about 10,000 mPa*s at 50° C. and is substantially free of monofunctional reactive components. The polyurethane prepolymer composition also includes a free isocyanate monomer content of the toluene diisocyanate biuret of less than about 1% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Giuseppe Lista, Alessandra Mosca
  • Patent number: 10734942
    Abstract: A photovoltaic module comprising: (a) a photovoltaic laminate including: (i) one or more connectors connected to and extending from the photovoltaic laminate, and (ii) one or more integrated frames each including one or more engagement features, and the one or more integrated frames being in communication with each of the one or more connectors; and wherein the one or more engagement features are asymmetrical so that each of the one or more connectors can only be installed in each of the one or more integrated frames in a single configuration; and wherein each of the one or more integrated frames are connected to the photovoltaic laminate in a location proximate to the one or more connectors so that the one or more integrated frames provide support to the one or more connectors during the manufacturing process, during use, during installation, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Leonardo C. Lopez, Gerald K. Eurich, Kurt A. Koppi, Joseph A. Langmaid
  • Patent number: 10731114
    Abstract: Solvents useful for removing, among other things, photoresists and poly(amic acid)/polyimide from display/semiconductor substrates or electronic processing equipment, consist essentially of: (A) a first component consisting of a sulfoxide, e.g., DMSO; (B) a second component consisting of a glycol ether, e.g., ethylene glycol monobutyl ether; and (C) a third component consisting of at least one of N-formyl morpholine, N,N-dimethyl propionamide, 3-methoxy-N,N-dimethyl propanamide, triethyl phosphate, N,N-dimethyl acetamide; N,N-diethyl acetamide, N,N-diethyl propionamide, N-methyl acetamide, N-methyl propionamide, N-ethyl acetamide, and N-ethyl propionamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Qi Jiang, Xin Jiang, Hua Ren, Eungkyu Kim, Jianhai Mu, Kaoru Ohba
  • Publication number: 20200239673
    Abstract: A method for increasing the melt strength and/or low shear viscosity of a polyethylene resin, the method comprising a) providing a polyethylene composition comprising the reaction product of ethylene and optionally, one or more alpha-olefin comonomers, wherein the polyethylene composition is characterized by the following properties: a density ranging from 0.900 g/cm3 to 0.970 g/cm3, a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) ranging from 2.6 to 3.5, and from 0.10 to 0.27 vinyl groups per 1,000 total carbon atoms; b) providing a masterbatch composition comprising a free radical generator and a polyethylene resin, wherein the free radical generator has a half-life at 220 C of less than 200 seconds, and a decomposition energy higher than ?250 kJ/mol, and wherein the polyethylene resin has a density ranging from 0.900 g/cm3 to 0.970 g/cm3, melt index ranging from 0.01 g/10 min to 100 g/10 min; and c) reacting the polyethylene composition with the masterbatch composition to form a modified polyethylene composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Surya Ssubramaniam, Mehmet Demirors, Teresa P. Karjala, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Guillermo A. Raimondi, Davidson Lütkenhaus, Marie De Luján Tricotti
  • Patent number: 10723892
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method comprising rotational molding a powdered polyolefin elastomer composition to form a skin, the composition formed by spray drying an aqueous polyolefin dispersion composition which is itself formed by melt blending a polyolefin composition comprising an olefin block copolymer, a dispersing agent, and water, wherein said aqueous dispersion preferably has a pH less than 12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Parvinder S. Walia, Liang Hong, Mary Ann Jones, David L. Malotky, Manesh Nadupparambil Sekharan
  • Patent number: 10726976
    Abstract: Semiconductive shield layers for power cable constructions are made from a composition that has: (A) A nonpolar, ethylene-based polymer having a density of greater than (>) 0.90 glee and a melt index of >20 g/10 min at 190° C./2.16 Kg; (B) A polar polymer consisting of ethylene and an unsaturated alkyl ester having 4 to 20 carbon atoms; (C) Acetylene carbon black; and (D) A curing agent; with the provisos that (1) the composition has a phase separated structure, and (2) the weight ratio of nonpolar polymer to polar polymer is from 0.25 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Xiaomei Song, Hongyu Chen, Yabin Sun, Youjun Wu, Wei Li, Xiaoxiong Miao