Patents by Inventor Alan J. Plomer

Alan J. Plomer has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6071863
    Abstract: Biodegradable polyalphaolefin fluids which are useful in functional fluid and lubricant compositions are oligomers of mixtures of C.sub.12 and C.sub.14 alphaolefins. The fluids have kinematic viscosities at C. of from 5 to 20 mm.sup.2 /s and a biodegradability as determined by the CEC L-33 A93 test of at least about 50 percent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2000
    Assignee: BP Amoco Corporation
    Inventors: Rainer Benda, John V. Bullen, Alan J. Plomer
  • Patent number: 4497663
    Abstract: A method for forming a three-dimensional network containing encapsulated organic material comprises reacting a functionalized polymer and a complementary functional cross-linking agent in the presence of the organic material. The method may be used for recovering oil spilled on sea or land, for treating organic wastes or preventing leakage of oil from tanks or pipelines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 1984
    Date of Patent: February 5, 1985
    Assignee: The British Petroleum Company Limited
    Inventors: Robert G. Fisher, Ian G. Meldrum, Alan J. Plomer, Richard A. Robinson