Patents Assigned to Dow Global Technologies LLC
  • Patent number: 11993693
    Abstract: A semiconductive composite material consisting essentially of a non-polar organic polymer and an electrical conducting effective amount of an ultra-low-wettability carbon black. Also a method of making the composite material; a crosslinked polyethylene product made by curing the composite material; manufactured articles comprising a shaped form of the inventive composite material or product; and methods of using the inventive composite material, product, or articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Tian Lan, Xindi Yu, Michael Q. Tran, Paul J. Brigandi, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Timothy J. Person, Yichi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11993675
    Abstract: A method of producing a polyether alcohol that includes feeding an initiator into a reactor, feeding one or more monomers into the reactor, feeding a polymerization catalyst into the reactor, the polymerization catalyst being a Lewis acid catalyst having a general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1, separate from feeding the initiator into the reactor, feeding a hydrogen bond acceptor additive into the reactor, the hydrogen bond acceptor additive being a C2 to C20 organic molecule having at least two hydroxyl groups, of which two hydroxyl groups are situated in 1,2-, 1,3-, or 1,4-positions on the organic molecule, and allowing the initiator to react with the one or more monomers in the presence of the polymerization catalyst and the hydrogen bond acceptor additive to form a polyether alcohol having a number average molecular weight greater than a number average molecular weight of the initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Northwestern University
    Inventors: Mihir Bhagat, Charmaine Bennett, Youlong Zhu, SonBinh T. Nguyen, Linda Broadbelt, Justin M. Notestein, Matthew E. Belowich, Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson
  • Publication number: 20240166869
    Abstract: A composition for preparing a foam comprises (A) a polyol, (B) a pre-mixture comprising (B1) a silicone resin at least partially solubilized in (B2) a physical blowing agent capable of at least partially solubilizing the silicone resin (B1), (C) a polyisocyanate, and (D) a catalyst. The silicone resin (B1) includes at least 20 mol % (R13SiO1/2) siloxy units and at least 40 mol % of (SiO4/2) siloxy units, each based on the total moles of siloxy units present in the silicone resin (B1), with the proviso that the combined amount of (R13SiO1/2) and (SiO4/2) siloxy units is at least 85 mol % based on the total moles of siloxy units present in the silicone resin (B1), where each R1 is independently a substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicants: DOW SILICONES CORPORATION, DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Zhengming TANG, Sudhakar BALIJEPALLI, Rosella RICCIO, Sachit GOYAL
  • Patent number: 11988650
    Abstract: A method to determine the weight percent of an “amorphous” fraction in an olefin-based polymer composition, comprising one or more olefin-based polymers; said method comprising the following steps: a) dissolving the olefin-based polymer composition in an organic solvent to form a polymer solution; b) injecting at least a portion of the polymer solution onto a support material, and wherein the support material has a Co-crystallization Index (CI) value from 0.70 to 1.20; c) cooling the support material at a rate greater than, or equal to, 0.2 C/min; d) increasing the temperature of the support material to elute the polymers of the olefin-based polymer composition; e) generating a chromatogram; f) determining the peak area of the first elution from its lower integration limit to its upper integration limit; g) calculating the “amorphous” fraction” based on the following Equation A below: wt % “amorphous” fraction=PAamorphous/PAtotal×100 (Eqn.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Rongjuan Cong, Kimberly L. Bailey, Vickie Ricca
  • Patent number: 11987562
    Abstract: Embodiments relate to a continuous process for the production of hydroxyethylpiperazine that includes feeding neat piperazine, recycled piperazine, and ethylene oxide to a reactor to form crude hydroxyethylpiperazine, in which the reactor is a continuous stirred tank reactor or a plug flow reactor. The process further includes continuously feeding the crude hydroxyethylpiperazine from the reactor to a distillation system that includes at least one distillation column, the distillation system produces at least a recycled piperazine stream and a hydroxyethylpiperazine stream, the recycled piperazine stream includes the recycled piperazine that is fed to the reactor to form the crude hydroxyethylpiperazine, and the hydroxyethylpiperazine stream includes at least 60 wt % of hydroxyethylpiperazine based on a total weight of the hydroxyethylpiperazine stream.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Amanda M. Goodman, Jianping Zeng, Barry Archer, Christophe R. Laroche
  • Patent number: 11987706
    Abstract: An elastomer composition including (a) an elastomer blend component; (b) at least one first odor-reducing component; and (c) at least one second odor-reducing component; the elastomer component (a) including a hydrogenated block copolymer, a propylene polymer, a maleic anhydride grafted polymer, a mineral oil, and a filler, and/or a nucleating agent. The elastomer composition can be particularly suitable for fabricating injection molded non-carpet vehicle flooring with a reduced amount of undesirable odor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Dow Silicones Corporation
    Inventors: James T. Seliskar, Ted Hays
  • Patent number: 11987547
    Abstract: According to one or more embodiments, a method for forming light olefins may comprise introducing a hydrocarbon feed stream into a reactor, reacting the hydrocarbon feed stream with a dehydrogenation catalyst in the reactor to form a high temperature dehydrogenated product, separating at least a portion of the dehydrogenation catalyst from the high temperature dehydrogenated product in a primary separation device, combining the high temperature dehydrogenation product with a quench stream to cool the high temperature dehydrogenation product and form an intermediate temperature dehydrogenation product, and cooling the intermediate temperature dehydrogenation product to form a cooled dehydrogenation product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Matthew T. Pretz, Hangyao Wang, Anthony Plauck, Adam M. McNeeley
  • Publication number: 20240158542
    Abstract: Catalyst systems comprising one or more metal-ligand complexes according to formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Robert David Grigg, Brad C. Bailey, James A. Walker, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay
  • Patent number: 11981758
    Abstract: A process to form a polymer composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer and a functionalized ethylene-based polymer, said process comprising the steps described herein, which include passing a polymer melt through at least one static mixer, and wherein the functionalized ethylene-based polymer, in melt form, is introduced into the polymer melt, before the polymer melt enters the static mixer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Brian W. Walther, Santosh S. Bawiskar, Jianping Pan
  • Patent number: 11981767
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a process comprising providing an isocyanate component A comprising a blend of (i) an aromatic isocyanate prepolymer and (ii) an aliphatic isocyanate prepolymer; providing a polyol component B comprising a blend of; (i) a phosphate-functional polyol, (ii) a polyether polyol, and (iii) an element selected from the group consisting of a polyurethane polyol, a polyester polyol and a combination thereof; mixing component A and component B to form a solventless adhesive (SLA) composition, wherein a weight ratio of component A to component B is from 2:1 to 1:1, the SLA composition having a pot life from 30 min to 60 min at 40 C; applying the SLA composition between a first film and a second film to form a raw laminate; and curing the raw laminate to form a laminate product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Yinzhong Guo, Mai Chen
  • Patent number: 11981798
    Abstract: A moisture-curable polyethylene formulation comprising a (hydrolyzable silyl group)-functional polyethylene copolymer and a condensation cure catalyst. The formulation is designed to be rapidly moisture curable under ambient conditions. Also methods of making and using same; cured polymer products made therefrom; and articles containing or made from same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Bharat I. Chaudhary, Sarat Munjal, Rajesh P. Paradkar, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Manish Talreja, Manish K. Mundra, Kevin P. Rogers, Bruce M. Hasch
  • Patent number: 11981802
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising a first composition, comprising a first ethylene/alpha-olefin/non-conjugated polyene and a second ethylene ethylene/alpha-olefin/non-conjugated polyene, and wherein the first composition comprises the following property: Mw>1389.6 [g/mole] MV+115,000 g/mole, wherein MV is the Mooney Viscosity (ML 1+4, 125 C), and Mw N is the weight average molecular weight, as determined by conventional GPC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Colin LiPiShan, Juan C. Tuberquia, Guang Ming Li, Timothy E. Clayfield, Lena T. Nguyen, Edward O. Madenjian, Cory M. Thomas West, Alexandra E. Frankel
  • Patent number: 11981827
    Abstract: A waterborne polyurethane dispersion is provided. The waterborne polyurethane dispersion is prepared by using a tri-functionality polyether polyol as part of the polyols for forming the prepolymer and a hydrophilic amino siloxane co-chain extender, and can exhibit superior performance properties such as enhanced color fastness, improved low temperature stability, good anti-stickiness, bally flex resistance, anti-abrasion and mechanical properties. A laminated synthetic leather article prepared with said waterborne polyurethane dispersion as well the method for preparing the synthetic leather article are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Xiaolian Hu, Chao Zhang, Xiangyang Tai, Yanli Feng, Biao Ma, Ling Ling
  • Publication number: 20240150502
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed towards a use of a supported biphenylphenol polymerization catalyst to make a polymer via a slurry-phase polymerization process, where the supported biphenylphenol polymerization catalyst is made from a biphenylphenol polymerization precatalyst of Formula I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Ruth Figueroa, Angela I. Padilla-Acevedo, Andrew J. Young, Roger L. Kuhlman, Susan Brown, Matthew E. Belowich, David R. Neithamer, Jerzy Klosin, David M. Pearson, Leslie E. O'Leary, Mari S. Rosen, Joseph F. DeWilde
  • Patent number: 11975088
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a cosmetically acceptable oil; and a cationic polymer comprising structural units of acrylamide monomer; structural units of N,N-dimethyl acrylamide monomer; and structural units of monoethylenically unsaturated monocationic monomer; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <10 mol % structural units of multiethylenically unsaturated cationic monomer; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <30 wt % structural units of ester containing monomers; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <1 mol % structural units of ethylenically unsaturated monomers containing a moiety selected from the group consisting of epoxy, anhydride, imide, lactone, carboxylic acid, sulfonic acid and isocyanate; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <0.1 mol % structural units of a reactive siloxane; and wherein the personal care composition comprises <0.05 wt % water soluble, organic, ampholytic polymer conditioning agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Ying O'Connor, Fanwen Zeng, Lyndsay M. Leal, Peilin Yang, Asghar A. Peera, Sokhomari S. Suon, Inna Shulman
  • Patent number: 11975512
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to multilayer films and articles. In one aspect, a multilayer film comprises at least one outer layer comprising at least 50 wt % of 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. a melt index, I2, of from 0.3 to 3.0 g/10 min; b. a density of from 0.950 to 0.965 g/cm3; c. a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, of from 6.3 to 7.5; and d. a molecular weight distribution (MWD) of from 2.2 to 3.5, wherein the multilayer film has a thickness of at least 2 mils, wherein the multilayer film comprises at least 50% by weight polyethylene, wherein the multilayer film exhibits a surface haze of 13.5% or less when measured according to ASTM 1003-07, and wherein the multilayer film exhibit a water vapor transmission rate of 0.7 g/mil/100 in2/day or less when measured according to ASTM F1249-06 at a temperature of 38° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Lawrence J. Effler, Jr., Teresa P. Karjala, Nermeen W. Aboelella, Nicolas C. Mazzola, Vivek Kalihari
  • Patent number: 11976146
    Abstract: Embodiments of this disclosure are directed to ethylene-based polymers. The ethylene-based polymer are polymerized units derived from ethylene, diene, and optionally, one or more C3-C12 ?-olefins. The ethylene-based polymer includes a melt viscosity ratio (V0.1/V100) at 190 C greater than 20. The V0.1 is the viscosity of the ethylene-based polymer at 190 C at a frequency of 0.1 radians/second, and the V100 is the viscosity of the ethylene-based polymer at 190 C at a frequency of 100 radians/second. Additionally, the ethylene-based polymer includes an average g greater than 0.86, where the average g? is an intrinsic viscosity ratio determined by gel permeation chromatography using a triple detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Robert D. J. Froese, Keran Lu, Robert L. Sammler, Cornelis F. J. Den Doelder
  • Patent number: 11976166
    Abstract: The present invention is method comprising the steps of a) contacting 4-hydroxyphenone and a salt thereof with propylene oxide in a reactor heated to a temperature in the range of from 100° C. to 200° C. to form a poly(propylene oxide)-benzophenone intermediate; then b) contacting the intermediate with ethylene oxide in the heated reactor to form an alkoxylated benzophenone substituted with propylene oxide groups and ethylene oxide groups. The method of the present invention is useful for preparing a non-volatile alkoxylated benzophenone photoinitiator that gives long lasting gloss retention in an exterior architectural coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Matthew E. Belowich, Alvin M. Maurice, Mark D. Westmeyer
  • Patent number: 11976144
    Abstract: A multistage polymer is provided, comprising: acrylate rich stage comprising: (a) structural units of monoethylenically unsaturated non-ionic, acrylate rich stage monomer selected from C1-22 alkyl (meth)acrylates and mixtures thereof; and (b) carbosiloxane rich stage, comprising: structural units of carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I), wherein a is 0 to 3; wherein d is 0 or 1; wherein R1 is selected from hydrogen, C1-10 alkyl group and aryl group; wherein R2 is selected from hydrogen and C1-10 alkyl group; wherein R8 is —O—Si(CH3)2—O—Si(CH3)3 group; wherein Y is selected from formula (II), (III) and (IV); wherein R4 and R6 are selected from hydrogen and methyl group; wherein R3 and R5 are a C1-10 alkylene group; wherein R7 is C1-10 alkyl group; wherein b is 0 to 4 and wherein c is 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Silicones Corporation
    Inventors: Hilda G. Buss, Fanwen Zeng, Bryan L. McCulloch, Jodi Mecca, Ralph C. Even, Michaeleen L. Pacholski
  • Patent number: 11976256
    Abstract: A liquid laundry detergent formulation is provided, comprising: a liquid carrier; a cleaning surfactant; and a cleaning booster, wherein the cleaning booster is of formula (I) wherein R1 is a C1-4 alkylidene group; wherein each occurrence of R2 is independently selected from a C2-5 alkylene oxide group; and wherein the sum v+x+y+z is 4 to 1,600.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Asghar A. Peera, Michael L. Tulchinsky, Stephen J. Donovan