Patents by Inventor Bart Verheule

Bart Verheule 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: 11192349
    Abstract: The invention is a polymer composition for film layer comprising less than 50 wt % of a copolymer of ethylene with silane group(s) containing units and at least 50 wt % of a thermoplastic polyolefine free from silane group(s) wherein the polymer composition has creep of less than 1 mm at 90° C., and an adhesion above 20 N/cm. The invention relates to a laminated article with at least one film layer of the polymer composition and a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Jeroen Oderkerk, Bert Broeders, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Girish Suresh Galgali, Stefan Hellstrom, Mattias Bergqvist, Bart Verheule, Kristina Akyuz-Karlsson, Urban Andreasson, Francis Costa, Anh Tuan Tran
  • Patent number: 11180619
    Abstract: A polymer composition with a polymer of ethylene with a comonomer with silane group(s) containing units and an additive that is an organic compound with at least one amine moiety that has a gel content less than 10 wt % after 7 days at ambient conditions and a gel content of at least 15 wt % gel content after 14 days at 100° C. The film can be used in a laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Francis Costa, Mattias Bergqvist, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Tanja Piel, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bart Verheule, Jeroen Oderkerk
  • Publication number: 20200290331
    Abstract: The invention is a polymer composition for film layer comprising less than 50 wt % of a copolymer of ethylene with silane group(s) containing units and at least 50 wt % of a thermoplastic polyolefine free from silane group(s) wherein the polymer composition has creep of less than 1 mm at 90° C., and an adhesion above 20 N/cm. The invention relates to a laminated article with at least one film layer of the polymer composition and a substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Jeroen Oderkerk, Bert Broeders, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Girish Suresh Galgali, Stefan Hellstrom, Mattias Bergqvist, Bart Verheule, Kristina Akyuz-Karlsson, Urban Andreasson, Francis Costa, Anh Tuan Tran
  • Publication number: 20190375905
    Abstract: A polymer composition with a polymer of ethylene with a comonomer with silane group(s) containing units and an additive that is an organic compound with at least one amine moiety that has a gel content less than 10 wt % after 7 days at ambient conditions and a gel content of at least 15 wt % gel content after 14 days at 100° C. The film can be used in a laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Francis Costa, Mattias Bergqvist, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Tanja Piel, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bart Verheule, Jeroen Oderkerk
  • Patent number: 10505060
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a layer element, preferably to at least one layer element of a photovoltaic module, comprising the polymer composition and to an article which is preferably said at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Jeroen Oderkerk, Francis Costa, Bart Verheule, Tanja Piel, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bert Broeders, Stefan Hellstrom, Mattias Bergqvist, Girish Suresh Galgali
  • Patent number: 10329362
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a layer element, preferably to at least one layer element of a photovoltaic module, comprising the polymer composition and to an article which is preferably said at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Francis Costa, Mattias Berqvist, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Tanja Piel, Bart Verheule, Jeroen Oderkerk
  • Patent number: 10173358
    Abstract: A process for for making a cross-linked polyethylene article includes: (A) feeding a blend comprising a cross-linkable silane-group containing polyethylene copolymer and at least one additive to an extruder, (B) feeding a liquid comprising a silanol condensation catalyst to said extruder to form a mixture with said blend, (C) extruding said mixture to form an article and (D) cross-linking said article. The article may be a pipe or cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Thierry Toullec, Paul Laurenson, Bart Verheule, Ola Fagrell, Linus Karlsson
  • Publication number: 20170283566
    Abstract: A polymer composition with a polymer of ethylene with a comonomer with silane group(s) containing units and an additive that is an organic compound with at least one amine moiety that has a gel content less than 10 wt % after 7 days at ambient conditions and a gel content of at least 15 wt % gel content after 14 days at 100° C. The film can be used in a laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Francis Costa, Mattias Bergqvist, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Tanja Piel, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bart Verheule, Jeroen Oderkerk
  • Publication number: 20170240671
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a layer element, preferably to at least one layer element of a photovoltaic module, comprising the polymer composition and to an article which is preferably said at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Francis Costa, Mattias Berqvist, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Tanja Piel, Bart Verheule, Jeroen Oderkerk
  • Publication number: 20170240670
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a layer element, preferably to at least one layer element of a photovoltaic module, comprising the polymer composition and to an article which is preferably said at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Francis Costa, Mattias Berqvist, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Tanja Piel, Bart Verheule, Jeroen Oderkerk
  • Publication number: 20170240672
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a layer element, preferably to at least one layer element of a photovoltaic module, comprising the polymer composition and to an article which is preferably said at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Francis Costa, Mattias Berqvist, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Tanja Piel, Bart Verheule, Jeroen Oderkerk
  • Publication number: 20170243996
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a layer element, preferably to at least one layer element of a photovoltaic module, comprising the polymer composition and to an article which is preferably said at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Jeroen Oderkerk, Francis Costa, Bart Verheule, Tanja Piel, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bert Broeders, Stefan Hellstrom, Mattias Bergqvist, Girish Suresh Galgali
  • Publication number: 20150314509
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for making a cross-linked polyethylene article and to the use of such a process in the production of pipes or cables. The process comprises: (A) feeding a blend comprising a cross-linkable silane-group containing polyethilene copolymer and at least one additive to an extruder, (B) feeding a liquid comprising a silanol condensation catalyst to said extruder to form a mixture with said blend, (C) extruding said mixture to form an article and (D) cross-linking said article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2013
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicant: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Thierry Toullec, Paul Laurenson, Bart Verheule, Ola Fagrell, Linus Karlsson
  • Publication number: 20140127505
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a silane crosslinkable polymer composition which comprises a polyolefin (a) bearing hydrolysable silane group(s) containing units. The polymer composition is suitable for producing crosslinkable articles, preferably one or more layers of a cable. The formed article, preferably a cable, is preferably crosslinked before the end use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2012
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Kristian Dahlen, Thomas Gkourmpis, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Martin Anker, Perry Nylander, Ola Fagrell, Lena Lindbom, Bart Verheule