Patents Examined by Jim Goloboy
  • Patent number: 9018148
    Abstract: A method for screening a lubricating oil composition having at least one base oil of lubricating viscosity and at least one lubricating oil additive is provided, the method comprising the steps of (a) inputting into a computational device an amount of each of the at least one lubricating oil additive, based on the total weight of the lubricating oil composition and, optionally, a value of at least one property associated with each of the at least one base oil of lubricating viscosity; (b) computing a prediction of at least one lubricating oil composition property-determining test result for the lubricating oil composition; (c) computing a cost for the lubricating oil composition; and (d) outputting the results. Also provided are systems and computer program devices for screening lubricating oil compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Cherron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventor: Alexander B Boffa
  • Patent number: 8859473
    Abstract: An oil-soluble lubricating oil additive composition prepared by the process which comprises reacting (A) reacting a copolymer of an (i) an unsaturated acidic reagent; and (ii) a mono-olefin, with at least one linking hydrocarbyl di-primary amine, thereby producing a hybrid succinic anhydride copolymer having from about 10% to about 90% unreacted anhydride groups; and subsequently (B) reacting the hybrid succinic anhydride copolymer with a second amine compound, thereby producing the succinimide; and (C) reacting the succinimide with at least one post-treating agent selected from a cyclic carbonate, a linear mono-carbonate, a linear poly-carbonate, an aromatic polycarboxylic acid, an aromatic polycarboxylic anhydride, an aromatic polycarboxylic acid ester, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: James J. Harrison, Mitra Hosseini
  • Patent number: 8841242
    Abstract: Provided are an anti-wear agent comprising a heterocyclic compound having a heterocyclic skeleton derived from a compound selected from pyridines, pyrroles, pyrimidines, pyrazoles, pyridazines, imidazoles, pyrazines, triazines, triazoles, tetrazoles, oxazoles, oxadiazoles, thiazoles, thiadiazoles, furans, dioxanes, pyrans, and thiophenes and/or comprising a reaction product of the heterocyclic compound and a compound selected from a boron compound, a molybdenum compound, and a silicon compound, which is an anti-wear agent for a lubricating oil excellent in wear resistance, friction-reducing property, and base number-retaining property, and a lubricating oil composition comprising the anti-wear agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideki Kamano, Hiroaki Koshima
  • Patent number: 8809244
    Abstract: A lubricant composition, comprising an oil of lubricating viscosity, a dispersant comprising the condensation product of a carboxylic-functionalized polymer with an aromatic moiety through an amide, imide, or ester linkage, and an oil-soluble titanium compound, exhibits good oxidative stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Mary Galic Raguz, Virginia A. Carrick, John K. Pudelski
  • Patent number: 8802603
    Abstract: This invention relates to medical articles, such as a syringe assemblies, including a substrate having a coating on a surface thereof, the coating including: (1) at least one organopolysiloxane and (2) a deposition product applied to the at least one organopolysiloxane by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition of a composition including at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of N-vinyl pyrrolidone, vinyl acetate, ethylene oxide, alkyl acrylate, alkyl methacrylate, acrylamide, acrylic acid, and mixtures thereof, and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Ajit Joseph M. D'Souza, David B. Montgomery
  • Patent number: 8791055
    Abstract: A lubricating composition comprising an oil of lubricating viscosity, 1 to 80 parts per million by weight of titanium in the form of an oil-soluble titanium-containing material, and a salicylate detergent provides beneficial effects on properties such as deposit control, oxidation, and filterability in engine oils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventor: Virginia A. Carrck
  • Patent number: 8785358
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing lubricating grease by adding a polymeric structure improver in a composition liquid at 25° C. to the dispersion to a dispersion which has grease structure and comprises at least one thickener and at least one lubricating oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Evonik Rohmax Additives GmbH
    Inventors: Matthias Fischer, Markus Scherer, Michael Müller
  • Patent number: 8778859
    Abstract: Polymeric additives are disclosed for compressor lubricants which can reduce the tendency of the lubricant to become entrained in compressed gases and be carried forward as fine dispersed droplets in compressed gas systems such as compressed air, natural gas, and compression refrigeration systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas E. Rajewski, Kenneth C. Lilje, John C. Tolfa
  • Patent number: 8778858
    Abstract: A composition is provided for use as a friction modifier for an automatic transmission, comprising a long chain hydrocarbyl amine having one or two additional groups on one or two different amine nitrogen atom thereof of the structure —R3-C(=0)X(R4)c. R3 is an alkylene group or a group comprising a group of 1-4 carbon atoms or a chain of 2 to 9 carbon atoms interrupted by one or two nitrogen or oxygen atoms within the chain; X is nitrogen or oxygen, and R4 is a long chain hydrocarbyl group, or H, or —R3-NHR5. The compound does not contain a primary amino group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel J. Saccomando, Richard J. Vickerman, Suzanne M. Patterson
  • Patent number: 8759263
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of an O/W emulsion, in particular a PIT emulsion, for lubricating conveyor belt systems in food industries as well as a lubricant concentrate based on an O/W emulsion, in particular a PIT emulsion, of wax esters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Stefan Küpper, Christina Kohlstedde, Michael Schneider
  • Patent number: 8759266
    Abstract: A lubricant composition for improving electrical properties in lubricant systems to reduce the formation of sludge and varnish is disclosed. The lubricant composition comprises a base oil and an effective amount of antistatic additive to provide the composition with an electrical conductivity of at least about 50 pS/m at 25° C. and a dielectric strength of at least 300 V/mil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Andrea B. Wardlow, Marc-Andre Poirier
  • Patent number: 8748359
    Abstract: An oil-soluble lubricating oil additive composition prepared by the process which comprises reacting (A) reacting a copolymer of an (i) an unsaturated acidic reagent; and (ii) a mono-olefin, with at least one linking hydrocarbyl di-primary amine, thereby producing a hybrid succinic anhydride copolymer having from about 10% to about 90% unreacted anhydride groups; and subsequently (B) reacting the hybrid succinic anhydride copolymer with a second amine compound, thereby producing the succinimide; and (C) reacting the succinimide with at least one post-treating agent selected from a cyclic carbonate, a linear mono-carbonate, a linear poly-carbonate, an aromatic polycarboxylic acid, an aromatic polycarboxylic anhydride, an aromatic polycarboxylic acid ester, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Oronite Company LLC
    Inventors: James J. Harrison, Mitra Hosseini
  • Patent number: 8741819
    Abstract: Composite particles and a method of forming composite particles are described. The composite particles comprise at least one inorganic nanoparticle covalently bound to at least one inorganic microparticle with a linking compound. Lubricant compositions and sprayable dispersion compositions comprising composite particles are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Jimmie R. Baran, Jr., Haeen Sykora, Madeline P. Shinbach, Roxanne A. Boehmer, Daniel W. Wuerch
  • Patent number: 8741824
    Abstract: Soot induced kinematic viscosity increase of lubricating oil compositions for diesel engines, particularly heavy duty diesel engines, equipped with EGR systems, particularly EGR systems operating in a condensing mode, can be ameliorated by addition of a phenylenediamine compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Infineum International Limited
    Inventors: Dennis L. Malandro, Michael L. Alessi
  • Patent number: 8728997
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lubricating oil composition which is less in evaporation loss even having a low viscosity and excellent in lubricating properties such as low-temperature viscosity characteristics and anti-seizure properties and in oxidation stability, suitable for use in engines, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions, final reduction gear units, and continuously variable transmissions. The lubricating oil composition comprises (A) a lubricating base oil and (B) a poly(meth)acrylate additive in such an amount that the kinematic viscosity at 100° C. of the composition (Vc) is from 3 to 15 mm2/s, the viscosity index of the composition is from 95 to 200, and the ratio of the kinematic viscosity at 100° C. of (A) the lubricating base oil (Vb) to (Vc) (=Vb/Vc) is 0.60 or greater, further, (C) a metallic detergent, (D) an ashless dispersant and (E) zinc dithiophosphate, each in a specific amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Kurosawa, Masaaki Itou, Masato Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8722601
    Abstract: Copolymers are obtainable by polymerizing a monomer composition composed of a) 0% to 40% by weight of one or more ethylenically unsaturated ester compounds of the formula (I), b) 10% to 99.9% by weight of one or more ethylenically unsaturated ester compounds of the formula (II), c) 0% to 80% by weight of one or more ethylenically unsaturated ester compounds of the formula (III), d) 0.1% to 30% by weight of one or more ethylenically unsaturated, polar ester compounds of the formula (IV), e) 0% to 50% by weight of comonomer, based in each case on the total weight of the ethylenically unsaturated monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: RohMax Additives GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Mueller, Torsten Stoehr, Boris Eisenberg
  • Patent number: 8709988
    Abstract: Lubricating oil compositions having a sulfated ash content of no more than 1.0 mass %, which contain a major amount of oil of lubricating viscosity, a minor amount of calcium salicylate detergent, an amount of a magnesium-based detergent providing at least 200 ppm of magnesium, and a basic, low molecular weight, nitrogen-containing dispersant, which compositions provide improved top ring wear protection in internal combustion engines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Infineum International Limited
    Inventors: Stephen Arrowsmith, Matthew D. Irving
  • Patent number: 8709986
    Abstract: A lubricating composition comprising an oil of lubricating viscosity, at least 25 parts per million by weight of titanium in the form of an oil-soluble titanium-containing material, and at least 70 parts per million boron in the form of a soluble boron compound such as a borate ester provides beneficial effects on properties such as deposit control, oxidation, and filterability in engine oils and lubrication of engines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: The Lubrizol Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas J. Derevjanik, Philip R. Scinto, Mary Galic Raguz, David Wilson, Virginia A. Carrick
  • Patent number: 8703670
    Abstract: Method of adjusting the viscosity of a salt having a melting point of less than 100° C. at atmospheric pressure (referred to as ionic liquid for short), wherein an oligomeric or polymeric compound which has a content of at least 0.01 mol of covalently bound acid groups/100 g of compound with at least 1% of the acid groups being present as a salt with an organic cation comprising at least one heteroatom selected from among nitrogen, oxygen, sulfur and phosphorus is added to the ionic liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Aurelie Alemany, Dirk Gerhard, Bolette Urtel
  • Patent number: 8697617
    Abstract: Reaction products of maleic and/or succinic acids or anhydrides and primary aliphatic amines are disclosed as effective in reducing the static friction in power transmission fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: Infineum International Limited
    Inventors: Raymond F. Watts, Keith R. Gorda