Patents Assigned to Rohm and Haas Company
  • Patent number: 10538057
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a multilayered film comprising a first layer and a second layer; and a tie layer; where the tie layer comprises a crystalline block composite and where the tie layer is disposed between the first layer and the second layer; the first layer being disposed on a first surface of the tie layer; the second layer being disposed on a second surface of the tie layer; where the second surface is opposedly disposed to the first surface; where the multilayered film is biaxially oriented. Disclosed herein too is a method of manufacturing the aforementioned multilayer film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignees: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY
    Inventors: Fengyi Su, Jianping Pan, Xiaobing Yun, Rajen M. Patel, Yushan Hu, Yong Chen
  • Publication number: 20200002548
    Abstract: An aqueous coating composition having good freeze-thaw stability and providing coatings with good stain resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Zhen Qian, Yaguang Zhao, Jianming Xu, Qingwei Zhang, Wei Li, Ling Li
  • Patent number: 10519281
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising 1) an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles having a core-shell morphology wherein the core protuberates from the shell; wherein the core comprises from 5 to 90 weight percent structural units of a fluoroalkylated monomer, and 2) less than 0.09 weight percent structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer; and wherein the shell comprises from 0.1 to 5 weight percent of itaconic acid or a phosphorus acid monomer, based on the weight of the shell. The present invention addresses a need in the art by providing a way of selectively concentrating fluoroalkyl functionality into polymer particles with acorn morphology, thereby providing an improvement in dirt pick-up resistance of the subsequent coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Arnold S. Brownell, Andrew Swartz
  • Patent number: 10519269
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a curable formulation suitable for laminating adhesive applications, and laminating adhesives made therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Joseph J. Zupancic, Jorge Jimenez, Amira A. Marine, David E. Vietti, Qiuyun Xu
  • Patent number: 10513594
    Abstract: The present invention provides aqueous polymer compositions containing one or more, or, preferably, two or more markers selected from a C1-C12 alkyl phenyl ether having a formula Ph(R2)m(OR1)n, wherein Ph is an aromatic ring containing group having from six to nine carbon atoms, R1 is a C1-C12 alkyl group, R2 is a C1-C12 alkyl group, m is an integer of from 0 to 5, n is an integer of from 1 to 3, and (m+n) is an integer of from 1 to 6. The markers are readily detectable, such as by mass spectroscopy, upon solvent extraction and separation from the aqueous polymer compositions, or from dried or cured coatings, film or layers thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Peilin Yang, Eric C. Greyson, Zhenwen Fu, Zahid Asif
  • Patent number: 10513643
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a curable formulation suitable for laminating adhesive applications, and laminating adhesives made therefrom. The curable formulation suitable for laminating adhesive applications according to the present invention comprises a high molecular weight polyester resin, an epoxy-terminated polyester, an additive, a curing agent, and a solvent, wherein, upon curing under curing conditions, the curable formulation forms at least one interpenetrating polymer network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Joseph J. Zupancic, Amira A. Marine, David E. Vietti, Daniele Vinci
  • Patent number: 10508213
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles and crosslinked polymer beads that are each functionalized with keto groups, and a diamine or dihydrazide crosslinking agent. The dispersions of the present invention are useful in coatings applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: David M. Conner, Joy A. Gallagher, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10507174
    Abstract: Provided are skin care compositions that are useful as SPF and UV absorption boosters in formulations containing inorganic metal oxides. The compositions comprise (a) (a) copolymer particles; (b) voided latex particles; (c) inorganic metal oxide particles; and (d) one or more dermatologically acceptable carriers. Also provided are methods of protecting skin from UVA and UVB damage comprising topically administering such compositions to the skin, and methods of boosting the SPF or UV absorption of a sunscreen composition containing inorganic metal oxide particles comprising including such copolymer particles and voided latex particles in the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Kinjalbahen Joshi, Fanwen Zeng, Beth Cooper
  • Publication number: 20190375877
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polyurethane dispersion comprising a polyurethane prepolymer and an ionic surfactant. It further provides a microfiber nonwoven synthetic leather comprising a microfiber nonwoven fabric and the polyurethane dispersion. It further provides a method of preparing the microfiber nonwoven synthetic leather comprising a step of impregnating microfiber nonwoven fabrics into the polyurethane dispersion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Chao He, Yi Zhang, Zhaobui Qu, Chao Zhang, Xiangyang Tai
  • Patent number: 10494530
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising: a) an aqueous dispersion of i) polymer particles functionalized with structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer; and ii) TiO2 particles; b) a sulfur acid functionalized dispersant; and c) a carboxylic acid functionalized dispersant. The composition of the present invention addresses a need in the art by providing a way to tune TiO2-binder composite formation efficiency with relative ease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Jonathan DeRocher, Kevin J. Henderson, Antony K. Van Dyk, Jingchun Yang
  • Patent number: 10479959
    Abstract: A surfactant for use in an automatic dishwashing composition is provided, wherein the surfactant is a glycidyl ether-capped ethoxylated alcohol as noted in formula I. Wherein R1 is a linear, saturated C8-24 alkyl group, R2 is a linear or branched saturated C6-20 alkyl group, m has an average value of 10 to 50, and n has an average value of >1 to 2. Also provided are automatic dishwashing compositions comprising said surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Marianne P. Creamer, Edward D. Daugs, Severine Ferrieux, Sara B. Klamo, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10479907
    Abstract: The present invention is an above-critical coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles, pigment particles, and extender particles wherein the polymer particles comprise from 80 to 99.8 weight percent structural units of vinyl acetate and from 0.1 to 6 weight percent structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer. The composition shows surprisingly improved hiding with increased particle size of the polymer particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Junyu Chen, Edwin Nungesser, Zhen Qian, Tao Wang
  • Patent number: 10465053
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a recyclable barrier film comprising a first layer comprising high density polyethylene; and a barrier layer comprising a polymer other than polyethylene; where the polymer is operative to reduce the oxygen transmission rate through the barrier film relative to the oxygen transmission rate through the first layer; where the barrier layer is present in the barrier film in an amount of less than 5 weight percent, based on the total weight of the barrier film. Disclosed herein too is a method of manufacturing the disclosed barrier film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignees: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY
    Inventors: Dana Breed, John W. Garnett, IV, Mark Heard, Scott J. Collick, Gregory M. Bunker, Mark A. Kersten
  • Patent number: 10450472
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous solution or dispersion of an associative thickener having a poly(oxyalkylene-urethane) backbone and at least one terminal hydrophobe comprising from 3 to 20 structural units of an acrylate, a methacrylate, a styrene, or a combination thereof. Brookfield, ICI, and KU viscosity profiles can be tuned with greater ease with the composition of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Douglas R. Hawkins, John J. Rabasco, Antony K. Van Dyk
  • Patent number: 10450401
    Abstract: A reaction system for forming a polyurethane foam includes an isocyanate component that has at least one isocyanate and an isocyanate-reactive component that is a mixture formed by adding at least a polyol component, an additive component, and a preformed aqueous polymer dispersion. The mixture includes, based on the total weight of the mixture, from 50.0 wt % to 99.8 wt % of a polyol component including at least one polyether polyol, from 0.1 wt % to 50.0 wt % of an additive component including at least one catalyst, and from 0.1 wt % to 6.0 wt % of a preformed aqueous polymer dispersion. The preformed aqueous polymer dispersion has a solids content from 10 wt % to 80 wt %, based on the total weight of the preformed aqueous polymer dispersion, and is one of an aqueous acid polymer dispersion or an aqueous acid modified polyolefin polymer dispersion in which the polyolefin is derived from at least one C2 to C20 alpha-olefin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Kaoru Aou, Joseph Jacobs, Christopher Thiede
  • Publication number: 20190314806
    Abstract: Provided is a method of regenerating an acrylic resin (B2), comprising (A) providing a collection of particles of acrylic resin (B2) that has calculated Hansch parameter of ?1.0 to 2.5, wherein one or more humic acid, one or more fulvic acid, or a mixture thereof, is adsorbed onto said acrylic resin (B2), and (B) bringing said collection of particles of acrylic resin (B2) into contact with an aqueous solution (RB) having pH of 10 or higher, to form a mixture B2RB, (C) then separating acrylic resin (B4) from said mixture B2RB.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: J. Marcus Slagt, Alfred K. Schultz
  • Patent number: 10435582
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising a) first polymer particles that are functionalized with structural units of a TiO2-adsorbing monomer, and second polymer particles that are functionalized with structural units of diacetone acrylamide; and b) a dihydrazide or a diamine crosslinking agent, based on the weight of the composition. Coatings prepared from the composition of the present invention shows improved hardness and gloss.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Carol Hawkins, Anna Kvecher, Pu Luo, Partha S. Majumdar
  • Patent number: 10428235
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for preparing color dispersions comprising a first step of contacting water, a first colorant, and a polysaccharide selected from methylcellulose, hydropropylmethylcellulose, hydroxyethylmethylcellulose, hydroxybutylmethylcellulose, hydroxyethylethylcellulose, and the mixture thereof, to form a first colorant dispersion; a second step of contacting the first colorant dispersion with a protective composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles, clay, and a peptizing agent to form a dispersion of protected first colorant particles; an optional third step of repeating the first step and the second step with a second colorant that is different from the first colorant to form a dispersion of protected second colorant particles; and an optional fourth step of mixing the dispersions of protected first and second colorant particles to form a multi-color dispersion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Dong Yun, Yujiang Wang, Hui Liu, Caifeng Wang, Siyuan Jiang
  • Patent number: 10428163
    Abstract: Provided is a method for reacting a resin with sulfuric acid comprising the step of heating a reaction mixture to a temperature of 80° C. or higher, wherein said reaction mixture comprises (a) a collection of copolymer particles (A), (b) sulfuric acid, and (c) a collection of solid particles (B) different from said copolymer particles (A), wherein said solid particles (B) have BET surface area of 50 m2/g to 5,000 m2/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY
    Inventors: John C. Rohanna, Alfred K. Schultz
  • Patent number: 10421877
    Abstract: Provided is an aqueous composition comprising latex polymer particles that comprise (a) 40% to 95%, by weight based on the dry weight of the latex polymer, a core polymer that comprises (i) polymerized units of one or more monofunctional vinyl monomers, and (ii) polymerized units of one or more multivinyl monomers, and (b) 5% to 60%, by weight based on the dry weight of the latex polymer, a shell polymer that comprises (i) polymerized units of one or more monofunctional vinyl monomers, and (ii) polymerized units of one or more vinyl monomers having a latent crosslinking group selected from the group consisting of trialkoxysilyl groups, oxoacetyl groups, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm & Haas Company
    Inventors: Edward E. Lafleur, Himal Ray, Gaurav Pranami