Patents by Inventor Benedikt KALO

Benedikt KALO 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).

  • Publication number: 20210221695
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the calcination of a zeolitic material, wherein said process comprises the steps of (i) providing a zeolitic material comprising YO2 and optionally further comprising X2O3 in its framework structure in the form of a powder and/or of a suspension of the zeolitic material in a liquid, wherein Y stands for a tetravalent element and X stands for a trivalent element; (ii) atomization of the powder and/or of the suspension of the zeolitic material provided in (i) in a gas stream for obtaining an aerosol; (iii) calcination of the aerosol obtained in (ii) for obtaining a calcined powder; as well as to a zeolitic material obtainable and/or obtained according the inventive process, and to its use as a molecular sieve, as an adsorbent, for ion-exchange, as a catalyst, and/or as a catalyst support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: Benedikt Kalo, Thomas Geiger, Rene Koenig, Ulrich Mueller, Stefan Maurer
  • Patent number: 10995008
    Abstract: A process for the calcination of a zeolitic material, wherein the process contains the steps of (i) providing a zeolitic material containing YO2 and optionally further containing X2O3 in its framework structure in the form of a powder and/or of a suspension of the zeolitic material in a liquid, wherein Y stands for a tetravalent element and X stands for a trivalent element; (ii) atomization of the powder and/or of the suspension of the zeolitic material provided in (i) in a gas stream for obtaining an aerosol; and (iii) calcination of the aerosol obtained in (ii) for obtaining a calcined powder, a zeolitic material obtained by the above process, and its use as a molecular sieve, as an adsorbent, for ion-exchange, as a catalyst, and/or as a catalyst support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Benedikt Kalo, Thomas Geiger, Rene Koenig, Ulrich Mueller, Stefan Maurer
  • Publication number: 20210057743
    Abstract: A process for making a mixed metal oxide, may involve: (a) providing a hydroxide or oxyhydroxide of TM with an average particle diameter (D50) in the range of from 0.1 ?m to 5 mm; (b) subjecting the hydroxide or oxyhydroxide of TM to a stream of gas with a temperature in the range of from 150 to 2000° C., wherein TM contains nickel and at least one further transition metal selected from cobalt and manganese.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Benedikt KALO, Joerg HEILEK
  • Publication number: 20210020926
    Abstract: Process for making a coated electrode active material wherein said process comprises the following steps: (a) providing a particulate electrode active material according to general formula Li1+xTM1?xO2, wherein TM is a combination of Ni, Co and, optionally, Mn, and, optionally, at least one metal selected from Mg, Al, Ba, Ti and Zr, and x is in the range of from zero to 0.2, wherein at least 15 mole-% of the transition metal of TM is Ni, (b) treating said electrode active material with a compound of M1, wherein M1 is selected from Li, Al, B, Mg, Si, Sn, and from transition metals, or a combination of at least two of the foregoing, with or without a solvent, wherein said compound of M1 does not act as a cathode active material on its own, (c) optionally, removing compound of M1 which is not deposited on said particulate electrode active material, (d) performing a post-treatment by heating the material obtained after the step (b) or (c), if applicable, at a temperature from 300 to 800° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Benedikt KALO, Torsten MAEURER, Regina VOGELSANG
  • Patent number: 10865150
    Abstract: Vessels such as crucibles, pans, open cups and saggars, containing a monolithic ceramic material, and a ceramic matrix composite, wherein the monolithic ceramic material is an inner part. A method for making oxide materials that can be utilized in the contact with corrosive materials and that allows for higher conversions in a given heating process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Benedikt Kalo
  • Patent number: 10836650
    Abstract: Process for manufacturing a lithiated transition metal oxide, said process comprising the steps of (a) mixing at least one lithium salt and a precursor selected from transition metal oxides, transition metal oxyhydroxides, transition metal hydroxides, and transition metal carbonates, (b) pre-calcining the mixture obtained in step (a) at a temperature in the range of from 300 to 700° C., and (c) calcining the pre-calcined mixture according to step (b) in a multi-stage fluidized bed reactor at a temperature in the range of from 550° C. to 950° C., wherein the temperatures in step (b) and (c) are selected in a way that step (c) is being performed at a temperature higher than that of step (b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dominik Garella, Benedikt Kalo
  • Publication number: 20200290884
    Abstract: A process for the calcination of a zeolitic material, wherein the process contains the steps of (i) providing a zeolitic material containing YO2 and optionally further containing X2O3 in its framework structure in the form of a powder and/or of a suspension of the zeolitic material in a liquid, wherein Y stands for a tetravalent element and X stands for a trivalent element; (ii) atomization of the powder and/or of the suspension of the zeolitic material provided in (i) in a gas stream for obtaining an aerosol; and (iii) calcination of the aerosol obtained in (ii) for obtaining a calcined powder, a zeolitic material obtained by the above process, and its use as a molecular sieve, as an adsorbent for ion-exchange, as a catalyst, and/or as a catalyst support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Benedikt KALO, Thomas GEIGER, Rene KOENIG, Ulrich MUELLER, Stefan MAURER
  • Publication number: 20200255346
    Abstract: Vessels selected from crucibles, pans, open cups and saggars essentially comprising of two components, from which (A) one component being a ceramic matrix composite, and (B) the second component being from metal or alloy, and wherein component (A) is the inner one.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Benedikt KALO, William DALOZ, Martin Lawrence PANCHULA
  • Publication number: 20200140285
    Abstract: Process for manufacturing a lithiated transition metal oxide, said process comprising the steps of (a) mixing at least one lithium salt and a precursor selected from transition metal oxides, transition metal oxyhydroxides, transition metal hydroxides, and transition metal carbonates, (b) pre-calcining the mixture obtained in step (a) at a temperature in the range of from 300 to 700° C., and (c) calcining the pre-calcined mixture according to step (b) in a multi-stage fluidized bed reactor at a temperature in the range of from 550° C. to 950° C., wherein the temperatures in step (b) and (c) are selected in a way that step (c) is being performed at a temperature higher than that of step (b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dominik Garella, Benedikt Kalo
  • Patent number: 10526213
    Abstract: Process for manufacturing a lithiated transition metal oxide, said process comprising the steps of (a) mixing at least one lithium salt and a precursor selected from transition metal oxides, transition metal oxyhydroxides, transition metal hydroxides, and transition metal carbonates, (b) pre-calcining the mixture obtained in step (a) at a temperature in the range of from 300 to 700° C., and (c) calcining the pre-calcined mixture according to step (b) in a multi-stage fluidized bed reactor at a temperature in the range of from 550° C. to 950° C., wherein the temperatures in step (b) and (c) are selected in a way that step (c) is being performed at a temperature higher than that of step (b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dominik Garella, Benedikt Kalo
  • Patent number: 10508058
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a heat-permeable tube which has a double-walled construction. The material of the interior wall contains ceramic matrix composite. The material of the exterior wall contains metal. The present invention further relates to the use of this tube in a rotary tube furnace and the use of the rotary tube furnace for thermal treatment of materials. Furthermore, the invention relates to the use of a single-walled tube containing ceramic matrix composite as rotary tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Benedikt Kalo
  • Publication number: 20190119169
    Abstract: Vessels such as crucibles, pans, open cups and saggars, containing a monolithic ceramic material, and a ceramic matrix composite, wherein the monolithic ceramic material is an inner tart. A method for making oxide materials that can be utilized in the contact with corrosive materials and that allows for higher conversions in a given heating process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventor: Benedikt KALO
  • Publication number: 20190062224
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a heat-permeable tube which has a double-walled construction. The material of the interior wall contains fiber composite ceramic. The material of the exterior wall contains metal. The present invention further relates to the use of this tube in a rotary tube furnace and the use of the rotary tube furnace for thermal treatment of materials. Furthermore, the invention relates to the use of a single-walled tube containing fiber composite ceramic as rotary tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventor: Benedikt KALO
  • Publication number: 20170253494
    Abstract: Process for manufacturing a lithiated transition metal oxide, said process comprising the steps of (a) mixing at least one lithium salt and a precursor selected from transition metal oxides, transition metal oxyhydroxides, transition metal hydroxides, and transition metal carbonates, (b) pre-calcining the mixture obtained in step (a) at a temperature in the range of from 300 to 700° C., and (c) calcining the pre-calcined mixture according to step (b) in a multi-stage fluidized bed reactor at a temperature in the range of from 550° C. to 950° C., wherein the temperatures in step (b) and (c) are selected in a way that step (c) is being performed at a temperature higher than that of step (b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dominik GARELLA, Benedikt KALO