Patents Examined by M. Reza Asdjodi
  • Patent number: 10533121
    Abstract: A fluid composition comprises a triglyceride, having at least one alpha-branched fatty acid residue, wherein each alpha-branched fatty acid residue comprises at least one saturated or mono-unsaturated alkyl chain having a total number of carbon atoms ranging from 12 to 20, and wherein the triglyceride has at least one of (a) a flash point of at least 185° C., (b) a fire point of at least 230° C., (c) a pour point of ?25° C. or lower, or (d) a combination thereof. The fluid composition may be useful, for example, as a dielectric fluid and/or as a heat transfer fluid in transformers and other electrical device applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Kaustubh Gupte, Bharat I. Chaudhary, Domonique Downing, Nolan T. McDougal, Sreejit Nair
  • Patent number: 10526566
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel whitening agents for cellulosic substrates. The whitening agents are comprised of at least two components: at least one chromophore component and at least one polymeric component. Suitable chromophore components generally fluoresce blue, red, violet, or purple color when exposed to ultraviolet light, or they may absorb light to reflect these same shades. The whitening agents are further characterized by having a dispersion component value of the Hansen Solubility Parameter of less than or equal to about 17 MPa0.5. This invention also relates to laundry care compositions including but not limited to liquid and/or powder laundry detergent formulations and rinse added fabric softening (RAFS) compositions that comprise such whitening agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Eugene Steven Sadlowski, Mark Robert Sivik, Michael David Cummings, Donna D'Angelo Morrall, Kevin Lee Kott, Keith Homer Baker, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Michael A. Valenti, Laurent D. Keiken, Xiayong Michael Hong, Eduardo Torres, Dominick J. Valenti, Patrick D. Moore, Leonard J. Starks
  • Patent number: 10519402
    Abstract: The present invention relates to treatment compositions containing polymer systems that provide stability and benefit agent deposition as well as methods of making and using same. Such treatment compositions may be used for example as through the wash and/or through the rinse fabric enhancers as well as unit dose treatment compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mark Robert Sivik, Travis Kyle Hodgdon, Stephanie Ann Urbin, Alessandro Corona, III, Jocelyn Michelle McCullough, Robert Richard Dykstra, Denise Malcuit Belanger, Richard Timothy Hartshorn, Nicholas David Vetter, Tessa Xuan, Renae Dianna Fossum, Reinhold Joseph Leyrer, Gledison Fonseca, Volodymyr Boyko, Aaron Flores-Figueroa
  • Patent number: 10501708
    Abstract: Industrial 2-in-1 cleaning compositions providing both detergency and rinseability in a single cleaning composition are disclosed. Alkali metal carbonate-based cleaning compositions and methods of both making and using the same provide user-friendly, solid, detergent compositions without the need for using a separate rinse aid composition. The compositions and methods are particularly well suited for use in industrial cleaning using alkali metal carbonate compositions that beneficially provide cleaning and rinseability in the rinse cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Monique Roerdink Lander, Carter M. Silvernail, Erin Jane Dahlquist Howlett, Kerrie E. Walters
  • Patent number: 10493426
    Abstract: A method of preparing a graphene-metal chalcogenide porous material is provided. The method includes providing a dispersion comprising graphene oxide; adding a metal precursor and a chalcogenide precursor to the dispersion to form a mixture; heating the mixture under hydrothermal conditions to form a gel; and freeze drying the gel to obtain the graphene-metal chalcogenide porous material. A graphene-metal chalcogenide porous material prepared by the method, and use of the material in water treatment, energy storage, fire proofing, batteries or supercapacitors are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Nanyang Technological University
    Inventors: Hua Zhang, Hengchang Bi, Bo Chen, Qinglang Ma
  • Patent number: 10486984
    Abstract: A road surface covering system includes a road surface covering of concrete or asphalt, water permeable tiles disposed adjacent to an outer edge of the road surface covering and having a water conductivity of at least 7 inches of water per hour, and a subgrade bed of fill material including a porous sand. The porous sand includes at least 70% of a naturally occurring micaceous arkose rock material having at least 30 wt % of mica, and at least 50 vol % of the micaceous arkose rock material having a mean diameter of between 0.060 mm and 0.65 mm. The micaceous arkose rock material being previously kilned at a temperature of between 1100° C. and 1300° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: RJSK, LLC
    Inventor: Matthew F. Russell
  • Patent number: 10465151
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a three-phase heavy-duty laundry detergent wipe, comprising a substrate 1 which is solid at ambient temperature as a third phase and a dispersion applied to the substrate and consisting of a liquid washing detergent 5 as a first phase and a water insoluble functional additive 2 as a second phase; and a method for manufacturing same. In particular, the second phase, i.e., the additive 2, of the dispersion can be a zeolite. The substrate 1 can consist of fatty alcohols, viscose, polyethylene, polypropylene or polyester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: COIN Consulting GmbH
    Inventor: Marcus Mausberg
  • Patent number: 10457902
    Abstract: A solidification matrix includes sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate, a water charge, an anhydrous metasilicate, a polycarboxylic acid polymer or salt or derivative thereof, and additional functional ingredients. The sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate, a water charge, an anhydrous metasilicate, a polycarboxylic acid polymer, and additional functional ingredients interact to form a hydrate solid. The solidification matrix may be used, for example, in a solid detergent composition. Methods of making solid detergent compositions are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Caleb Jones, Katherine Molinaro, Darryl Bowling, Karen Rigley, Brenda Lynn Tjelta, Lisa Maureen Sanders, Michael Edward Besse
  • Patent number: 10450209
    Abstract: A process for producing a polyaluminum chlorosulfate (PACS) includes adding an aluminum hydroxychloride (AHC) solution having about 38-43% basicity with (1) aqueous aluminum sulfate to form a solution and mixing a solid AHC with the solution to form an aqueous milky suspension or (2) a solid AHC and solid aluminum sulfate and adding water to the solid mixture to form an aqueous milky suspension, and maintaining the milky suspension for a period sufficient to allow the milky suspension to form a clear to slightly turbid solution including the PACS, the PACS having a basicity of 55 to 75%, the average molecular weight of the PACS is greater than or equal to 95 and less than or equal to 111, and salts present in the PACS comprise 0-1.0% sodium chloride by weight and 0-1.0% sodium sulfate by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: USALCO, LLC
    Inventor: James M. Dulko
  • Patent number: 10435652
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] To provide a liquid laundry detergent composition for clothing which can remove bacteria from the clothing effectively during washing and also impart an excellent antibacterial effect to the clothing after washing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: LONZA LTD.
    Inventors: Mutsumi Nakanishi, Kazuhiko Sakata
  • Patent number: 10434495
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing water absorbent resin powder in which permeability potential (SFC) is improved while a water absorbing rate (FSR) is being kept. The method is a method for producing water absorbent polyacrylic acid (salt) resin powder including the steps of: (i) polymerizing an acrylic acid (salt) monomer aqueous solution; (ii) during or after the step of (i), performing gel grinding of a hydrogel crosslinked polymer obtained by the polymerization, wherein the hydrogel crosslinked polymer has resin solid content of 10 wt % to 80 wt %, and the gel grinding is carried out with gel grinding energy (GGE) of 18 [J/g] to 60 [J/g]; (iii) drying a particulate hydrogel crosslinked polymer obtained by the gel grinding, wherein the drying is performed at 150° C. to 250° C.; and (iv) carrying out a surface treatment to the particulate hydrogel crosslinked polymer thus dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sayaka Machida, Kazushi Torii, Yoko Shirai, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Shigeru Sakamoto, Koji Tachi, Reiko Nakatsuru
  • Patent number: 10428230
    Abstract: A composition which is particularly effective for removing paint or varnish from wood concrete or metal surfaces comprising synergistic mixed solvents-based compositions with Improved efficiency of performance and environmental safety. The mixed solvent compositions are made from about 10-90% by weight of each polar solvent selected from the group consisting of (pentanoic acid, 5-(dimethylamino)-4-methyl-5-oxo-methyl ester; propylene carbonate, N,N-dimethyl imidazolidinone, dimethyl sulfoxide, dimethyl acetamide, gamma butyrolactone, benzyl alcohol, and mixtures thereof and an activator, ethyl ethoxy propionate, and an aqueous system additive. Methods for use of the composition are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Inventor: Kolazi S. Narayanan
  • Patent number: 10407646
    Abstract: The present invention relates to treatment compositions containing polymer systems that provide stability and benefit agent deposition as well as methods of making and using same. Such treatment compositions may be used for example as through the wash and/or through the rinse fabric enhancers as well as unit dose treatment compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mark Robert Sivik, Travis Kyle Hodgdon, Stephanie Ann Urbin, Robert Richard Dykstra, Richard Timothy Hartshorn, Nicholas David Vetter, Tessa Xuan
  • Patent number: 10392584
    Abstract: Industrial 2-in-1 cleaning compositions providing both detergency and rinseability in a single cleaning composition comprising a polymer are disclosed. Alkali metal carbonate-based cleaning compositions and methods of both making and using the same provide user-friendly, solid, detergent compositions without the need for using a separate rinse aid composition. The compositions and methods are particularly well suited for use in industrial cleaning using alkali metal carbonate compositions that beneficially provide cleaning and rinseability in the rinse cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Monique Roerdink Lander, Carter M. Silvernail, Erin Jane Dahlquist Howlett, Kerrie E. Walters
  • Patent number: 10381127
    Abstract: Dielectric fluid comprising one or more saturated diesters of dimer acids. Such dielectric fluids can also comprise one or more additives such as antioxidants, oxidation inhibitors, corrosion inhibitors, metal deactivators, pour point depressants, or combinations thereof. Additionally, various embodiments concern an electrical device or component comprising a dielectric fluid containing one or more saturated diesters of dimer acids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Paul J. Caronia
  • Patent number: 10377975
    Abstract: A packaged particulate composition having a carrier and a shading dye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gregory Scot Miracle, Daniel Dale Ditullio, Jr., Mark Robert Sivik
  • Patent number: 10370624
    Abstract: Described herein, are dishwashing paste compositions comprising: an abrasive; a pH modifying agent in an amount effective to provide a pH greater than 7; a structuring agent; and a source of polyvalent cations. Methods of making and using these compositions are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Santiago Salas, Joshua Gerardo Henderson Villalpando, Ammanuel Mehreteab, Lidia Venegas, Margarita Zapata, Arianis Riofrio, Mario Alejandro Herrera Lazo De La Vega
  • Patent number: 10370619
    Abstract: A solution having improved stain removing properties on hard surfaces, carpets and fabrics, that is easier to handle (stored or transported at lower temperatures and less corrosive) and that is environmentally friendly. The stain removing solution includes the following components: a surfactant selected from the group consisting of alcohol ethoxylates, alkyl sulfates, alkyl ether sulfates, alpha olefin sulfonates, alkyl phosphates, alkyl amidopropyl betaines, alkyl betaines, amphoacetates, amphoproprionates, amphosulfonates, amine oxides, alkanolamides, sulfosuccinates, and sultaines, a hydrotrope, and a solvent. The surfactant is preferably an alcohol ethoxylate. The hydrotrope is preferably lauramine oxide. The solvent is preferably a dibasic ester or a glycol ether. The solution may further comprise a diluent, a mild acid, and/or a preservative. A mild acid can be added to lower the pH of the solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Jelmar, LLC
    Inventor: Rosemary Gaudreault
  • Patent number: 10370316
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to narrow range alcohol alkoxylates and derivatives thereof, such as alkyl ether sulfates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Karunakaran Narasimhan, Manuel G Venegas, Saurabh Mathur, Ralf Lange, Muhammad Sofian bin Asi Sihombing
  • Patent number: 10344252
    Abstract: A process for making a liquid detergent composition, the process including a step of passing the liquid detergent composition via Raman Spectroscopy apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jan-Sebastiaan Uyttersprot, Walter August Maria Broeckx, Davinia Chantal Carine Brouckaert, Thomas Rogier Marc De Beer