Patents Assigned to Solvay
  • Patent number: 10723839
    Abstract: A process for the manufacture of a (per)fluoropolyether amine comprising reacting a sulfonic ester of a (per)fluoropolyether alcohol with an excess of ammonia or organic amine at selected temperature is herein disclosed. The process allows obtaining (per)fluoropolyether amines, in particular primary, secondary and tertiary (per)fluoropolyether amines with high yields and selectivity and can be conveniently applied on an industrial scale.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Claudio Adolfo Pietro Tonelli, Ivan Diego Wlassics, Giuseppe Marchionni
  • Patent number: 10717815
    Abstract: A polymer composition [composition (C)] comprising: (a) a polyarylene ether ketone (PAEK-1) comprising recurring units deriving from the incorporation of 1,4:3,6-dianhydrohexitols; (b) a poly(biphenyl ether) sulfone (PPSU-1) comprising repeating units of formula (I) and/or (c) a polyetherimide (PEI-1) comprising repeating units of formula (II) wherein Ar* and Ar*? are as defined in the specification are herein disclosed. (PAEK-1) and (PPSU-1) and/or (PEI-1) are completely miscible and give rise to compositions that are transparent and possess high strength and stiffness and that are suitable for the manufacture of a variety of shaped articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Yuhong Wu, Narmandakh Taylor, Vito Leo
  • Patent number: 10711173
    Abstract: A friction reducing treatment solution that includes water, from 100 to 500,000 ppm of total dissolved solids, and from 0.5 to 3 gallons per thousand gallons of a water-in-oil emulsion containing a water soluble polymer. The total dissolved solids include at least 10 weight percent of a multivalent cation. The water-in-oil emulsion includes an oil phase and an aqueous phase, where the oil phase is a continuous phase containing an inert hydrophobic liquid and the aqueous phase is present as dispersed distinct particles in the oil phase and contains water, the water soluble polymer, and surfactants and an inverting surfactant. The water soluble polymer is made up of 30 to 60 weight percent of a non-ionic monomer, 0.5 to 25 weight percent of a carboxylic acid containing monomer, 0 to 10 weight percent of a sulfonic acid containing monomer, and 10 to 60 weight percent of a cationic monomer and makes up from 10 to 35 weight percent of the water-in-oil emulsion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY USA INC.
    Inventors: Kevin Frederick, Shih-Ruey Chen, Randy Loeffler, Kailas Sawant
  • Patent number: 10703907
    Abstract: A composition [composition (C)] comprising: from 1 to 90% by weight (wt. %) of at least one a polyetherimide polymer [PEI polymer], from 5 to 94 wt. % of at least one polyphenylsulfone polymer, [PPSU polymer], from 5 to 75% wt. of at least one fibrous reinforcing filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Solvay Special Polymers USA, LLC
    Inventor: Corinne Bushelman
  • Patent number: 10696768
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a process for the manufacture of a crosslinkable fluoropolymer, to said crosslinkable fluoropolymer and the crosslinked fluoropolymer obtainable therefrom, to a film comprising said crosslinkable fluoropolymer or said crosslinked fluoropolymer and to uses of said crosslinked fluoropolymer film in various applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALITY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Marco Apostolo, Francesco Maria Triulzi, Paula Cojocaru, Ivan Wlassics, Giuseppe Marchionni, Claudio Adolfo Pietro Tonelli
  • Patent number: 10688447
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a process for manufacturing a fluoropolymer membrane, said process comprising the following steps: (i) providing a composition [composition (C)] comprising, preferably consisting of: at least one fluoropolymer [polymer (F)], a water-soluble liquid medium [medium (Mws)] comprising, preferably consisting of at least one solvent selected from the group consisting of diesters of formula (I-de), esteramides of formula (I-ea) and diamides of formula (I-da); R1 (O?)CO-Ade-OC(?O)R2 (I-de) R1O(O?)C-Aea-C(?O)NR3R4 (I-ea) R5R6N(O?)C-Ada-C(?O)NR5R6 (I-da) wherein: R1 and R2, equal to or different from each other, are independently selected from the group consisting of C1-C20 hydrocarbon groups; R3, R4, R5 and R6, equal to or different from each other, are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C1-C36 hydrocarbon groups, possibly substituted, being understood that R3, R4, R5 and R6 might be part of a cyclic moiety including the nitrogen atom to which they are bound,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Aldo Sanguineti, Emanuele Di Nicolo′, Young Moo Lee, Enrico Drioli, Zhaoliang Cui, Naser Tavajohi Hassankiadeh, Suk Young Lee
  • Patent number: 10689472
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a process for the manufacture of a crosslinkable fluoropolymer, to said crosslinkable fluoropolymer and the crosslinked fluoropolymer obtainable therefrom, to a film comprising said crosslinkable fluoropolymer or said crosslinked fluoropolymer and to uses of said crosslinked fluoropolymer film in various applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALITY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Claudio Adolfo Pietro Tonelli, Ivan Wlassics, Alessio Marrani, Ivan Falco, Giuseppe Marchionni
  • Patent number: 10683415
    Abstract: A composition [composition (C)] comprising from 1 to 90% by weight (wt. %) of at least one poly(aryl ether ketone) [(PAEK) polymer], from 1 to 25 wt. % of at least one polyphenylsulfone polymer [(PPSU) polymer], from 1 to 90 wt. % of at least one polyethersulfone polymer [(PES)polymer], and from 0.1 to 50 wt. % of at least one reinforcing filler, where all wt. % are based on the total weight of the composition (C) and the (PES) polymer has as melt flow rate (MFR) at a temperature of 380° C. and under a load of 2.16 kg according to ASTM D1238 of greater than 35 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC
    Inventors: Mohammad Jamal El-Hibri, Keshav Gautam
  • Patent number: 10686220
    Abstract: Electrolyte compositions comprising fluorinated acyclic carboxylic acid esters, fluorinated acyclic carbonates, and/or fluorinated acyclic ethers; co-solvents; and certain film-forming chemical compounds are described. The electrolyte compositions are useful in electrochemical cells, such as lithium ion batteries where they provide the improved performance of a combination of high capacity and high cycle life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Solvay SA
    Inventors: Stephen E. Burkhardt, Xudong Chen, Charles J. Dubois, William L. Holstein, Kostantinos Kourtakis, Mark Gerrit Roelofs
  • Patent number: 10676827
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a multilayer tubular article, to processes for the manufacture of said multilayer tubular article and to uses of said multilayer tubular article in upstream applications for conveying hydrocarbons from a well to a floating off-shore unit via a bottom platform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALITY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Nicasio Edoardo Messina, Marco Colladon, Paula Cojocaru, Vincenzo Arcella, Marco Apostolo, Francesco Maria Triulzi
  • Patent number: 10676549
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a process for manufacturing a vinylidene fluoride polymer, to a polymer obtainable via said process and to an article comprising the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Julio A. Abusleme, Segolene Brusseau
  • Patent number: 10673096
    Abstract: Described are electrolyte compositions comprising a fluorinated solvent, an organic carbonate, a sultone, and optionally a borate. The fluorinated solvent may be a fluorinated acyclic carboxylic acid ester, a fluorinated acyclic carbonate, a fluorinated acyclic ether, or mixtures thereof. The organic carbonate may be fluorinated or non-fluorinated. The electrolyte compositions are useful in electrochemical cells, such as lithium ion batteries.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Solvay SA
    Inventors: Stephen E. Burkhardt, Kostantinos Kourtakis, Jun J. Liu, Mark Gerrit Roelofs, Sang-Hwan Kim
  • Patent number: 10662307
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a fluoropolymer film comprising at least one fluoropolymer hybrid organic/inorganic composite [polymer (FH)], to a process for the manufacture of said fluoropolymer film and to uses of said fluoropolymer film in various applications, in particular in electrochemical applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignees: SOLVAY SA, COLLEGE OF FRANCE
    Inventors: Séverine Rose, Christel Laberty-Robert, Clément Sanchez, Julio A. Abusleme
  • Patent number: 10661226
    Abstract: Process for treating a combustion waste gas stream containing NOx and contaminants such as heavy metals and/or acid gases, e.g., halogens, SOx, comprising: injecting an alkali sorbent, into the waste gas stream; removing some contaminants with the alkali sorbent from the waste gas stream; injecting an ammonia source into the gas stream; injecting a deNOx catalyst into the gas stream at a temperature of 100° C. to preferably not more than 600° C. to reduce with NH3, in the presence of O2, some NOx to N2 and water in the gas stream, wherein the deNOx catalyst comprises copper and/or copper oxide deposited on a porous support comprising at least 60 wt % of a calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite having a Ca/P of less than 1.67. A blend comprising the alkali sorbent and the deNOx catalyst may be formed to inject them together into the waste gas stream. The ammonia source and the deNOx catalyst are preferably injected simultaneously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Solvay SA
    Inventors: Thierry Delplanche, Antonella Gervasini
  • Patent number: 10661225
    Abstract: A porous material comprises at least 60 wt % of a calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite having a Ca/P molar ratio of less than 1.67, having a specific BET surface area of at least 110 m2/g and a pore volume of at least 0.41 cm3/g, both measured after heat treatment at 120° C. A catalyst composition for catalytic reduction of NOx compounds, comprising an active catalyst component: Cu and/or CuO deposited on the porous material as support. A deNOx process according to which an ammonia source is injected into a combustion waste gas stream containing NOx; and to which the catalyst composition is brought into contact with the waste gas stream at a temperature of at least 100° C. and preferably at most 600° C. to carry out, in the presence of O2, a reduction by NH3 of at least a portion of the NOx.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Solvay SA
    Inventors: Thierry Delplanche, Antonella Gervasini
  • Patent number: 10662328
    Abstract: A polymer composition includes components selected from: (i) at least one a poly(aryl ether ketone) (PAEK), (ii) a poly(ether sulfone) (PES), (iii) a reactive poly(ether sulfone) (rPES), (iv) a reactive poly(aryl ether ketone) (rPAEK), (v) an acid component, and (vi) at least one alkali metal carbonate. Preferably, the polymer composition is free or substantially free of solvent. A method includes melt mixing the components of the polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC
    Inventors: Stéphane Jeol, David B. Thomas, Maryam Momtaz, Chantal Louis
  • Patent number: 10661960
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a process for packaging one or more products, said process comprising the following steps: (i) providing a package having an opening, said package comprising at least one sheet, said sheet comprising the following layers: a layer [layer (L1)] consisting of a composition [composition (C1)] comprising, preferably consisting of, at least one thermoplastic polymer [polymer (T1)], said layer (L1) having two opposite surfaces, wherein one surface comprises one or more grafted functional groups [surface (L1-S1-f)], directly adhered to the surface (L1-S1-f), a layer [layer (L2)] consisting of at least one metal compound [compound (M1)], and optionally, directly adhered to the layer (L2), a layer (L3) consisting of a composition [composition (C3)] comprising, preferably consisting of at least one thermoplastic polymer [polymer (T2)], said polymer (T2) being equal to or different from the polymer (T1); (ii) feeding the package provided in step (i) with one or more products; and (iii) s
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Paula Cojocaru, Francesco Maria Triulzi, Marco Apostolo
  • Publication number: 20200157312
    Abstract: A piperidine-based stabilizer compound of formula (I) or (II) that imparts UV, thermal, and/or thermo-oxidative stability to polymer compositions and more specifically to aromatic polymers and polymer compositions thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS USA, LLC
    Inventors: Joel POLLINO, Gregory GOSCHY, Satchit SRINIVASAN
  • Patent number: 10647813
    Abstract: The present invention relates to brominated polyether polyols, processes for the production as well as intermediates useful in the production of the same and to processes for the preparation of flame-retardant blends, premixes as well as polyurethane foams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SA
    Inventors: Andre Collin, Rene Walraevens
  • Patent number: 10647922
    Abstract: Use of a catalyst composition comprising A) a first component containing oxidic compounds comprising aluminum and silicon with a molar ratio of silicon to aluminum of more than 1) B) a second component containing an oxidic compound of silicon wherein the ratio of the number of acidic sites of component A, determined by temperature programmed desorption with ammonia as a base, to the number of acidic sites of component B, determined under the same conditions, is at least 3: in a process for the catalytic depolymerization of plastics waste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SOLVAY SA
    Inventors: Stéphane Streiff, Marco Piccinini, Avelino Corma, Miriam Cerro-Alarcón, Jesús Mengual