Patents Assigned to Dow Global Technologies LLC
  • Patent number: 11028190
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to bis- and poly-phosphaguanidine compounds, and the metal-ligand complexes formed therefrom, wherein the metal complexes can be used as procatalysts in polyolefin polymerization. Formulas (I) (II) and (III).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Camelio, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Matthew D. Christianson, Robert D J Froese
  • Patent number: 11028241
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides breathable films and method of making the same. The breathable films according to the present disclosure comprise a film layer comprising polymeric composition comprising equal to or less than 60 wt % of a linear low density polyethylene resin which exhibits each of the following properties: (1) a CEF fraction from 70 to 90 C of equal to or greater than 80% of the total CEF fractions; (2) a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D 1238 (2.16 kg @190C), in the range of equal to or greater than 2.0 g/10 min and equal to or less than 5.0 g/10 min; and (3) a melt flow ratio, 110/12, of equal to or less than 6.7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Barbara Bonavoglia, Selim Bensason, Jesus Nieto, Cornelis F. J. Den Doelder
  • Patent number: 11028230
    Abstract: A method for making long chain hydroxyl terminated polydiorganosiloxanes with low cyclics content via condensation polymerization employs a trifluoromethane sulfonate compound catalyst. The trifluoromethane sulfonate may be complexed with a multidentate ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Silicones Corporation, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Belowich, Mark Rickard, Vladimir Pushkarev, Shaungbing Han, Evelyn Auyeung, John Roberts, Thomas Peterson
  • Patent number: 11027906
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a fitment. In an embodiment, a fitment is provided and includes a top portion, a base, and a channel extending through the top portion and the base for passage of a flowable material. The fitment is composed of a polymeric composition. The polymeric composition includes (i) from 70 to 90 weight percent of a high density polyethylene (HDPE) having a density from 0.940 g/cc to 0.970 g/cc, a melt temperature, Tm, greater than 125° C., and a melt index from 1 g/10 min to 50 g/10 min; and (ii) from 30 to 10 weight percent of an olefin-based elastomer having a density from 0.860 g/cc to 0.905 g/cc, a melt index from 0.2 g/10 min to 50 g/10 min, and a Tm less than 125° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Laura Nunez, Lamy J. Chopin, III
  • Publication number: 20210162728
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes a process for making a package having a spout. The process includes heating a sealing area of a spout to a temperature at or above a melting point of the spout material; heating two multilayer structures around a portion of their peripheries to adhere the peripheries of sealant layers and form a partially sealed package having an opening; inserting the heated spout into the opening; and pressing opposing surfaces of the two multilayer structures around the spout to close the opening around the spout. Each multilayer structure includes a multilayer film having the sealant layer having at least 40% by weight of an ethylene-based polymer having a melting point below 112 C; an external layer including an ethylene-based polymer; and at least one intermediate layer disposed between the sealant layer and the external layer having a melting point at least 15 C higher than the sealant layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Luis Alberto Santini, Radisa Boskovic, Peter Hermann Roland Sandkuehler, Ramon Pradas Cortina, Marti Nogué I Arbusa, Carlos Almor Morujo
  • Patent number: 11015093
    Abstract: A two-component solventless adhesive composition is disclosed, the composition comprising an isocyanate component comprising an isocyanate prepolymer that is the reaction product of reactants comprising at least one polyisocyanate, at least one polyester polyol, at least one polyether polyol, and at least one polyol comprising a hydroxyl and COOH acid functionality. The adhesive composition further comprises a polyol component comprising at least one polyester polyol, at least one polyether polyol, or a combination thereof. A method for forming a laminate using the adhesive composition and a laminate itself are also disclosed. The method comprises forming a solventless adhesive composition, applying a layer of the adhesive composition to a surface of a film, bringing the layer into contact with a surface of another film to form a laminate, and curing the adhesive composition. A laminate made according to the method is further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Chenyan Bai, Qiang Lu
  • Patent number: 11018624
    Abstract: A photovoltaic assembly comprising: (a) at least two photovoltaic components that are adjacent to each other, each photovoltaic component comprising: (i) a partial connector channel in communication with a partial connector channel in an adjacent photovoltaic component and (ii) one or more connector receptors; (b) a connector located at least partially in the partial connector channel of the photovoltaic component and at least partially in the partial connector channel of the adjacent photovoltaic component so that the connector connects the photovoltaic component to the adjacent photovoltaic component, the connector comprising: a housing having: (1) a top housing and (2) a bottom housing, wherein the top housing and the bottom housing each include a first end and a second end; one or more flexible electrical conductors that extend from the first end to the second end; wherein the top housing and the bottom housing each include one or more mechanical flexing regions that allow the housing to mechanically flex
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Piyush R. Thakre, Abhijit A. Namjoshi, Jay M. Tudor, Joseph A. Langmaid, Keith L. Kauffmann, Leonardo C. Lopez
  • Patent number: 11016392
    Abstract: A solvent consisting essentially of: (A) a first component consisting of N,N-diethylacetamide (DEAC); (B) a second component consisting of 3-methoxy-N, N-dimethyl propionamide (M3DMPA); and (C) an optional third component consisting of one or more glycol ethers or glycol ether acetates; or a solvent consisting essentially of: (1) a first component consisting of one or more acyclic amides of Formula (I): and (2) an optional second component consisting of one or more of DEAC, M3DMPA, N,N-dimethylpropionamide, one or more glycol ethers or glycol ether acetates, and one or more cyclic amides of Formulae (II-IV).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Qi Jiang, Xin Jiang, Hua Ren, Eungkyu Kim, Jianhai Mu, Kaoru Ohba, William J. Harris
  • Patent number: 11015147
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided including a builder selected from the group consisting of carbonate, bicarbonate, citrate, silicate and mixtures thereof; a nonionic surfactant; and a dispersant polymer comprising: (a) 5 to 75 wt % of structural units of itaconic acid; (b) 10 to 85 wt % of structural units having formula I wherein each R3 is independently selected from a hydrogen and a —C(O)CH3 group; and (c) 10 to 65 wt % of structural units of (meth)acrylic acid; wherein the dispersant polymer has a lactone end group and wherein the dispersant polymer has a weight average molecular weight of 1,500 to 6,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Lin Wang, Anurima Singh, Scott Backer, Paul Mercando
  • Patent number: 11014334
    Abstract: Methods for forming a laminate structure comprising a two-component solventless polyurethane adhesive compositions are disclosed. The adhesive composition is formulated such that each component is applied independently to corresponding substrates prior to the substrates being brought together to form the laminate structure. The adhesive compositions are highly-reactive and can comprise amine-initiated polyols or catalysts providing for fast curing. The amine-initiated polyols comprise a functionality of from 2 to 12, a hydroxyl number of from 5 to 1,830, and a viscosity at 40 C of from 500 to 20,000 mPa-s. The catalyst can be bismuth catalysts, zinc catalysts, zirconium catalysts, tin catalysts, and aluminum catalysts. Still further, a laminate formed according to the methods is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Thorsten Schmidt, Daniele Vinci, Marco Frasconi
  • Patent number: 11013671
    Abstract: A method of making a hair care composition is provided, comprising: providing a cationic hair care emulsion, comprising: a cationic surfactant; optionally, a nonionic surfactant; water, wherein the water forms a continuous phase; and an internal phase, wherein the internal phase comprises: a cosmetically acceptable hydrocarbon oil; and a polyolefin blend, comprising: a high density polyolefin having a density of >0.90 g/cm3; and a low density polyolefin having a density of ?0.90 g/cm3; wherein the polyolefin blend has an average melt index of >7 as measured according to ASTM D 1238; providing a cosmetically acceptable silicone; providing an additional water; providing at least one hair care additive; and combining the cationic hair care emulsion, the cosmetically acceptable silicone, the additional water and the at least one hair care additive to form the hair care composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Brasil Sudeste Industrial Ltda., Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Daisy de Fátima Scarparo de Sanctis, Nikhil J. Fernandes, David L. Malotky, Jodi A. Thomas
  • Patent number: 11015092
    Abstract: A composition comprising, in weight percent (wt %) based on the weight of the composition: (A) greater than zero to 39 wt % of at least one of a polar olefin polymer and a styrenic block copolymer; (B) greater than zero to 20 wt % of an epoxy or amine-functionalized silane; (C) 60 to 99 wt % of an organic solvent for a mixture of (1) the polar olefin polymer and/or styrenic block copolymer, and (2) the epoxy or amine-functionalized silane; and (D) zero to 10 wt % of a polyisocyanate crosslinking agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yongchun Chen, Hang Wu, Tao Han, Haiyang Yu
  • Patent number: 11015043
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a process. In an embodiment, the process includes blending a broad molecular weight distribution (MWD) ethylene-based polymer having an 121/12 ratio from 55 to 85 with a narrow MWD ethylene-based polymer having an 121/12 ratio from 20 to 50. The process includes forming a blend component comprising from 20 wt % to 45 wt % of the broad MWD ethylene-based polymer, from 80 wt % to 55 wt % of the narrow MWD ethylene-based polymer, and optional carbon black. The blend component has a density from 0.925 g/cc to 0.955 g/cc and an 121/12 ratio from 30 to 55. The process includes extruding the blend component over a conductor at a rate greater than 1.02 m/s, and forming a conductor jacket having a surface smoothness from 30 ?-inch to 80 ?-inch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Anny L. Flory, Mohamed Esseghir, Chester J. Kmiec, Rajen M. Patel, Karl M. Seven
  • Publication number: 20210147658
    Abstract: A carbon black-containing bimodal polyethylene composition, products made therefrom, methods of making and using same, and articles containing same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Nitin Borse, Swapnil B. Chandak, Yi Zhang, Timothy R. Lynn, Roger L. Kuhlman, John F. Szul
  • Publication number: 20210147611
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards foam formulations that include a high functionality polyether polyol, an aromatic polyether polyol, an amine initiated aliphatic polyether polyol, and a diol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Cecilia Girotti, Andrea Brandoli
  • Publication number: 20210147592
    Abstract: Embodiments of the disclosure include processes of polymerizing olefins. The process includes contacting ethylene and a (C3-C40)alpha-olefin comonomer in the presences of a catalyst system. The catalyst system comprises a procatalyst and a bimetallic activator complex. The bimetallic activator complex comprises an anion and a countercation, and the anion has a structure according to formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard J. KEATON, Rafael HUACUJA, David R. WILSON, Jerzy KLOSIN, David M. PEARSON, Todd D. SENECAL, Sukrit MUKHOPADHYAY, William H.H. WOODWARD
  • Publication number: 20210147591
    Abstract: A bimodal polyethylene composition made with a bimodal catalyst system, wherein the bimodal polyethylene composition has from greater than 0 to 14 weight percent of polyethylene polymers having a weight-average molecular weight of from greater than 0 to 10,000 grams per mol, products made therefrom, methods of making and using same, and articles containing same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Nitin Borse, Ayush A. Bafna, Cliff R. Mure, Chuan C. He, Timothy R. Lynn, Roger L. Kuhlman, John F. Szul
  • Publication number: 20210144938
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed towards aqueous compositions including agricultural water, and a dispersion of acrylic copolymer; growth media compositions including a growth media and solids from the aqueous composition; and methods including combining a dispersion of acrylic copolymer and agricultural water to form an aqueous composition, and applying the aqueous composition to a growth media.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Lalitha V. Ganapatibhotla, Aslin Izmitli, Daniel A. Saucy, Wanglin Yu
  • Publication number: 20210147606
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards directed towards heat curing compositions. The heat curing compositions can include an isocyanate component, wherein the isocyanate component includes an isocyanate-polyol reaction product, an epoxy material, and a Lewis acid-amine complex, wherein the heat curing composition has an isocyanate group to epoxide group ratio from 3:1 to 20:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Luigi Pellacani, Huifeng Qian
  • Patent number: 11008412
    Abstract: A method of polymerizing an olefin using a combination of a Ziegler-Natta catalyst and an unsupported molecular catalyst in a same reactor at the same time to give a polyolefin product, and the polyolefin product made by the method. Also, methods of preparing the combination of (pro)catalysts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Linfeng Chen, Mehmet Demirors