Patents Assigned to Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
  • Patent number: 10622117
    Abstract: Disclosed are polymeric compositions with improved breakdown strength. The polymeric compositions contain a polyolefin and a voltage stabilizing agent. The voltage stabilizing agent is a diphenoxybenzene and/or a benzanilide. The present polymeric compositions exhibit improved breakdown strength when applied as an insulating layer for power cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventor: Timothy J. Person
  • Patent number: 10513571
    Abstract: Methods of preparing a polymerization catalyst component is provided, in which a magnesium component, a Lewis acid solubilizing component, a titanium compound, optionally a transition metal compound different than the titanium compound, and typically an inert filler are combined in a slurrying agent and spray-dried to produce a catalyst precursor in the form of a substantially spherical and porous solid particle. The methods and catalysts of this disclosure can provide ethylene homopolymer and copolymer resins having a high molecular weight tail and a broadened molecular weight distribution as compared to more traditional Ziegler-Natta catalysts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Burkhard E. Wagner, Robert C. Job, Ann M. Schoeb-Wolters, Robert J. Jorgensen
  • Patent number: 10392503
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer blend in granular form and a process for making the blend. The blend is suitable for use as an additive in a variety of applications, such as in detergent formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Eric P. Wasserman, Severine Ferrieux
  • Patent number: 10354775
    Abstract: Organoclays are added to semiconductive compositions to provide a reduction in the dielectric losses of layered composites in which the semiconductive layer contains species which could migrate into the insulation and result in undesirably high dielectric losses. The invention semiconductive compositions provide improved performance in power cable applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Timothy J. Person, Robert F. Eaton
  • Patent number: 10300005
    Abstract: Described are personal care compositions, comprising water, nonionic cellulose ethers having hydroxyethyl groups and being further substituted with one or more hydrophobic substituents, and at least one hair fixative polymer, moisturizer, conditioner, humectant, cationic conditioning polymer, antioxidant, anti-aging active, or sun care active.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Miao Wang, Emmett M. Partain
  • Patent number: 10253280
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: (a) 0.5 to 10 wt % of a polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 65 to 75 wt % (meth)acrylic acid, (ii) 15 to 25 wt % of a monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 7 to 13 wt % 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid (AMPS); and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (b) 15 to 50 wt % carbonate, (c) 0 to 50 wt % citrate and (d) 10 to 40 wt % of a bleaching agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignees: Rohn and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemical & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10246602
    Abstract: Polymeric compositions comprising a blend of high-density polyethylene (“HDPE”) with ethylene vinyl acetate (“EVA”), and optionally with a carbon black and/or one or more other additives, where the polymeric compositions have certain melt-index and vinyl-acetate-content ranges to improve melt strength and processability. Such polymeric compositions can be employed in manufacturing coated conductors, such as fiber optic cables.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventor: Day-Chyuan Lee
  • Patent number: 10163545
    Abstract: Disclosed are polymeric compositions with improved breakdown strength. The polymeric compositions contain a polyolefin and a voltage stabilizing agent. The voltage stabilizing agent is a diphenoxybenzene and/or a benzanilide. The present polymeric compositions exhibit improved breakdown strength when applied as an insulating layer for power cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemical & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventor: Timothy J. Person
  • Patent number: 10163542
    Abstract: The method of manufacturing a natural ester, oil-based electrical insulation fluid by contacting refined, bleached, optionally winterized, and deodorized natural ester oil, e.g., soy oil, with an absorbent is improved by using as the absorbent a synthetic silicate absorbent comprising an alkali and/or alkaline earth metal, e.g., magnesium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Suh Joon Han, Peter C. Dreux, Paul J. Caronia, Daniel Witte
  • Patent number: 10144906
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: (a) 0.5 to 8 wt % of a first polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 60 to 82 wt % (meth)acrylic acid, (ii) 10 to 30 wt % of a monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 8 to 25 wt % 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid (AMPS); and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (b) 0.5 to 8 wt % of a second polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 60 to 95 wt % (meth)acrylic acid, (ii) 5 to 40 wt % 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid (AMPS); and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (c) 15 to 50 wt % carbonate, (d) 5 to 50 wt % citrate and (e) 10 to 30 wt % of a bleaching agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20180291313
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising 2.5 to 8 wt % of a first polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 55 to 85 wt % of a C3-C6 monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid, (ii) 2 to 30 wt % of a C3-C6 monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 2 to 15 wt % of a C5-C12 monoethylenically unsaturated tertiary amine; and having Mw from 2,000 to 100,000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10026519
    Abstract: Free radically crosslinked, electrically conductive compositions exhibiting a highly stable volume resistivity comprise an olefin multiblock copolymer (OBC) and a conductive filler, e.g., a conductive carbon black. These compositions exhibit a highly stable volume resistivity relative to a composition similar in essentially all aspects save that the OBC is replaced with a conventional polyethylene of similar density and melt index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: UNION CARBIDE CHEMICALS & PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventor: Mohamed Esseghir
  • Patent number: 10017716
    Abstract: A laundry detergent comprising: (a) from 10 to 86 wt % surfactants, (b) from 0.05 to 2 wt % imidazole-modified carbohydrate polymer, (c) from 0.1 to 10 wt % builders and sequestrants and (d) from 2 to 88 wt % water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Anne Oberlin, Emmett M. Partain, III
  • Patent number: 9959951
    Abstract: Organodavs are added to semiconductive compositions to provide a reduction in the dielectric losses of layered composites in which the semiconductive layer contains species which could migrate into the insulation and result in undesirably high dielectric losses, The invention semiconductive compositions provide improved performance in power cable applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Timothy J. Person, Robert F. Eaton
  • Patent number: 9914797
    Abstract: A rheology modifier including: a water-dispersible, alkali-swellable crosslinked polyacrylate copolymer including 0.02 to 5 weight percent of polysaccharide grafts, based on a total weight of the copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignees: ROHM AND HAAS CHEMICALS LLC, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICALS & PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: Eric P. Wasserman, Marianne P. Creamer
  • Publication number: 20170275562
    Abstract: A laundry detergent comprising: (a) from 10 to 86 wt % surfactants, (b) from 0.05 to 2 wt % imidazole-modified carbohydrate polymer, (c) from 0.1 to 10 wt % builders and sequestrants and (d) from 2 to 88 wt % water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Anne Oberlin, Emmett M. Partain, III
  • Patent number: 9758672
    Abstract: The present invention is a flame-retardant polyolefin/thermoplastic polyurethane formulation made from or containing a polyolefin, a thermoplastic polyurethane, and an intumescent, polyphosphate flame retardant composition. The invented system achieves elongations >400% and tensile strengths >1500 psi while the same polyolefin only achieved 100% elongation and <1000 psi tensile strength. Also, the present invention shows improved tape extrusion performance versus a comparable TPU only composition, indicating improved melt rheology/fabrication capability for extrusion applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Geoffrey D. Brown, Robert F. Eaton
  • Patent number: 9677033
    Abstract: A dishwashing detergent comprising a builder; a surfactant; a first polymer comprising monoethylenically unsaturated C3-C6 carboxylic acid units and C1-C12 alkyl (meth)acrylate units; and a dispersant comprising a second polymer comprising monoethylenically unsaturated C3-C6 carboxylic acid units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignees: ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICALS & PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: Robert Krasnansky, Severine Ferrieux, Bertrand Ammeux, Jan Edward Shulman, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 9644049
    Abstract: A virgin granular polymer comprising polymer particles wherein at least 90% by weight of the granular polymer particles, have an I21 that is within two standard deviations of a mean I21 of the granular polymer, the ratio of the standard deviation of I21 to the mean of the granular polymer is less than 0.2 and the ratio of the standard error of a linear fit to the mean of the granular polymer is less than 0.1, and further wherein the virgin granular polymer has an I21 less than or equal to 70 and/or further wherein at least 90% by weight of the granular polymer particles, have a density that is within two standard deviations of a mean density of the granular polymer, the ratio of the standard deviation of the mean density of the granular polymer to the mean density of the granular polymer is less than 0.002 and the ratio of the standard error of a linear fit to the mean of the density is less than 0.001, and further wherein the virgin granular polymer has an I21 less than or equal to 70 is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventor: Robert J. Jorgensen
  • Patent number: 9587084
    Abstract: Silane-grafted polyolefin composition comprising a brominated, flame retardant additive is prepared by a process comprising the step of contacting within a reaction-extrusion zone operated at grafting conditions: A. A polyolefin, B. A hydrolysable unsaturated silane, C. A free radical generator, and D. Halogenated polyaryl alkane, e.g., decabromodiphenyl ethane, such that at least a portion of the hydrolysable unsaturated silane is grafted to the polyolefin. The silane-grafted polyolefin is crosslinked after extrusion from the zone, typically as a wire and cable coating, upon exposure to moisture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventor: Michael B. Biscoglio