Patents Assigned to Dow Global Technologies LLC
  • Patent number: 11046804
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards polyol compositions including a dispersion of polyisocyanate polyaddition particles in a carrier polyol, wherein the polyisocyanate polyaddition particles have an average particle diameter from 0.1 to 10.0 microns and the dispersion has a solids content from 5 wt % to 50 wt % based upon a total weight of the dispersion, and a polyester polyol that is from 1 wt % to 98 wt % of the polyol composition based upon a total weight of the polyol composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Rossella Riccio, Irena Amici-Kroutilova, Giuseppe Vairo, Paul Cookson, Francois M. Casati, Elena Ferrari
  • Patent number: 11046494
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a fitment. In an embodiment, the fitment 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 comprises: (i) from 60 weight % to 90 weight % of a propylene-based polymer having a density of 0.900 g/cc and a melt flow rate greater than 10.0 g/10 min; and (ii) from 40 weight % to 10 weight % of a propylene-based plastomer or elastomer (“PBPE”) having a density less than 0.900 g/cc, and a melt flow rate (MFR) from 5 g/10 min to 30 g/10 min. The present disclosure also provides a process for sealing multilayer films to the base of the fitment and the resultant flexible container formed from the process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Sydney E. Hansen, Mustafa Bilgen
  • Patent number: 11040523
    Abstract: A multilayer blown film having an inner layer, a first outer layer, and a second outer layer, wherein the inner layer comprises an ethylene-based polymer having a MWCDI value greater than 0.9, and a melt index ratio (I10/I2) that meets the following equation: I10/I2?7.0?1.2×log (I2); and the first outer layer and the second outer layer independently comprise a polyethylene composition which comprises 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 0.1 to 2.0 g/10 min; (b) a density of from 0.910 to 0.930 g/cc; (c) a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, of from 6.0 to 7.6; and (d) a molecular weight distribution, (Mw/Mn) of from 2.5 to 4.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Fawzi G. Hamad, Mustafa Bilgen, Claudia Hernandez, Swapnil B. Chandak, Jason C. Brodil
  • Patent number: 11041100
    Abstract: Two-component solventless polyurethane adhesive compositions comprising an isocyanate component and a polyol component comprising at least one highly-reactive amine-initiated polyol are disclosed. The at least one amine-initiated polyol comprises primary hydroxyl groups and a backbone incorporating one or more tertiary amines. The amine-initiated polyol further comprises 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 polyol component can further comprise a non-amine-initiated polyol. The adhesive compositions are formulated such that the isocyanate and polyol components can be applied to separate substrates prior to mixing. Still further, a laminate comprising the adhesive compositions is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Daniele Vinci, Thorsten Schmidt
  • Patent number: 11041041
    Abstract: High resiliency polyurethane foam is made from a polyether polyol having an equivalent weight of at least 1000. At least a portion of the polyether polyol is one or more random copolymer(s) formed by polymerizing a mixture of 70 to 95% by weight propylene oxide and 5 to 30% by weight ethylene oxide onto an initiator compound. The random copolymer(s) has a nominal hydroxyl functionality of at least 5, a hydroxyl equivalent weight of at least 1500 g/equivalent and no more than 0.01 milliequivalents per gram of terminal unsaturation. The randomly polymerized propylene oxide and ethylene oxide constitute at least 80% of the total weight of the random copolymer. At least 70% of the hydroxyl groups of the random copolymer are secondary hydroxyls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: David A. Babb, Jean-Paul Masy
  • Patent number: 11041258
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a linear low density polyethylene composition, tapes, fibers and filaments, artificial turfs, and method of making the same. The linear low density polyethylene composition according to the present disclosure 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 @190° C.), 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, I10/I2, of equal to or less than 6.7.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: David Lopez, Cornelis F. J. Den Doelder, Jesus Nieto, Barbara Bonavoglia, Frederik E. Gemoets
  • Patent number: 11040462
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a treated cellulosic material comprising a cellulosic material having a porous structure defining a plurality of pores, at least a portion of the pores containing a treating agent comprising a polymer, the polymer comprising a polyurethane polymer. The present disclosure further describes a method for preparing a treated cellulosic material comprising providing a cellulosic material; and a first treatment protocol comprising impregnating the cellulosic material with an aqueous dispersion comprising a polymer, the polymer comprising a polyurethane polymer; and a second treatment protocol comprising impregnating the cellulosic material with a modifying agent, the modifying agent comprising a hydrophobic amine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Stephen W. King, Xue Chen
  • Patent number: 11041027
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a polymerization process for producing ethylene based polymers comprising polymerizing ethylene and optionally one or more ?-olefins in the presence of a catalyst systems in a reactor system having one or more reactors, wherein the catalyst system comprises; (a) one or more procatalysts comprising a metal-ligand complex of formula (I) below:
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Ruth Figueroa, Jerzy Klosin, Philip P. Fontaine
  • Patent number: 11034138
    Abstract: The present invention provides coated films and packages formed from such films. In one aspect, a coated film comprises (a) a film comprising (i) a first layer as described herein; (ii) a second layer as described herein; and (iii) at least one inner layer between the first layer and the second layer as described herein; and (b) a coating on an outer surface of the second layer of the film comprising polyurethane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Kevin K. Miyake, Jorge C. Gomes, Larry Jopko, Nicolas C. Mazzola, Juan Carlos Casarrubias, Claudia Hernandez, Mateus Cipro, Jie Wu
  • Patent number: 11034823
    Abstract: Wet buffer tubes for use in fiber optic cables are made from a composition comprising in weight percent (wt %) based on the weight of the composition: (A) 22-49% polypropylene (PP), (B) 50-65% high density polyethylene (HDPE), (C) 7-12% compatibilizer comprising in wt % based on the weight of the compatibilizer: (1) 30-90% olefin block composite comprising ethylene-propylene (EP) copolymer, isotactic polypropylene (iPP), and an EP-iPP diblock polymer, and (2) 10-70% maleic anhydride grafted HDPE (MAH-g-HDPE); and (D) 0.05-5.0% nucleating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global technologies LLC
    Inventors: Karl M. Seven, Mohamed Esseghir
  • Publication number: 20210170726
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer films, which provide matte appearance and low heat seal initiation temperature after corona treatment. The multilayer films include at least one matte layer comprising ethylene-based polymer and propylene-ethylene copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Silvina Vanesa D'Agosto, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Gianna Buaszczyk
  • 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: 11021630
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method comprising disposing upon a substrate a composition comprising a block copolymer; where the block copolymer comprises a first polymer and a second polymer; where the first polymer and the second polymer of the block copolymer are different from each other and the block copolymer forms a phase separated structure; an additive polymer; where the additive polymer comprises a reactive moiety that is operative to react with a substrate upon which it is disposed; and where the additive polymer comprises a homopolymer that is the chemically and structurally the same as one of the polymers in the block copolymer or where the additive polymer comprises a random copolymer that has a preferential interaction with one of the blocks of the block copolymers; and a solvent; and annealing the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignees: ROHM AND HAAS ELECTRONIC MATERIALS LLC, DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Phillip D. Hustad, Peter Trefonas, III, Shih-Wei Chang
  • 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: 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: 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