Patents by Inventor Bernd Bruchmann

Bernd Bruchmann 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: 8445107
    Abstract: Process for production of multicomponent moldings, which comprises producing a molding of which at least one layer is composed of a thermoplastic molding composition composed of A) from 10 to 99.99% by weight of at least one thermoplastic polyester, B) from 0.01 to 50% by weight of B1) at least one highly branched or hyperbranched polycarbonate having an OH number of from 1 to 600 mg KOH/g of polycarbonate (to DIN 53240, Part 2), or B2) at least one highly branched or hyperbranched polyester of AxBy type, where x is at least 1.1 and y is at least 2.1, or a mixture of these, and C) from 0 to 60% by weight of other additives, where the total of the percentages by weight of components A) to C) is 100%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andreas Eipper, Bernd Bruchmann, Carsten Weiss, Mark Voelkel, Bernhard Rosenau, Christophe Ginss, Kurt Hofli
  • Publication number: 20130123148
    Abstract: What is proposed is the use of hyperbranched polylysine in the development, exploitation and completion of underground mineral oil and natural gas deposits, and in deep wells, especially as a shale inhibitor in water-based drilling muds, completion fluids or stimulation fluids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2012
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Oscar Lafuente Cerda, Bernd Bruchmann, Sophie Maitro-Vogel, Marta Reinoso Garcia
  • Patent number: 8436072
    Abstract: Mixtures comprising (A) at least one hydraulic or latently hydraulic binder, (B) at least one copolymer obtainable by reacting (?1) at least one ethylenically unsaturated comonomer having at least one functional group selected from COOH groups, sulfonic acid groups, nitrile groups, hydroxyalkyl groups and amino groups, or (?2) at least one (co)polymer of at least one ethylenically unsaturated comonomer having at least one functional group selected from COOH groups, sulfonic acid groups, nitrile groups, hydroxyalkyl groups and amino groups, with (?) at least one oligomeric or polymeric compound obtainable by reacting (a) at least one ethylenically unsaturated di- or polycarboxylic acid or anhydride or ester thereof with (b) at least one at least trifunctional alcohol and (c) at least one compound of the general formula I in which the variables are each defined as follows: R1 is selected from C1-C4-alkyl and hydrogen, A is the same or different and is selected from C2-C6-alkylene, n is in the rang
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Gregor Herth, Monika Haberecht, Yulia Fogel, Francisco Javier Lopez Villanueva, Bernd Bruchmann
  • Patent number: 8436125
    Abstract: The present invention relates to materials comprising (A) at least one rubber, (B) at least one polyimide selected from branched condensation products of (a) at least one polyisocyanate having on average more than two isocyanate groups per molecule, and (b) at least one polycarboxylic acid having at least 3 COOH groups per molecule or anhydride thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Anna Cristadoro, Bernd Bruchmann, Anna Thome, Juergen Widler
  • Patent number: 8410227
    Abstract: Thermoplastic molding compositions comprising A) from 10 to 99.99% by weight of at least one thermoplastic polyester, B) from 0.01 to 50% by weight of a hyperbranched polycarbonate having an OH number of from 1 to 600 mg KOH/g of polycarbonate (to DIN 53240, Part 2), C) from 0 to 60% by weight of other additives, where the total of the percentages by weight of components A) to C) is 100%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andreas Eipper, Bernd Bruchmann, Dietrich Scherzer, Jean-Francois Stumbe, Carsten Weiβ, Freddy Gruber
  • Publication number: 20130079465
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing polyamides, preferably crosslinked polyamides, via anionic polymerization of lactams in the presence of an anionic catalyst and of a caprolactam-capped polyisocyanate, where said isocyanate comprises more than 3.5 capped isocyanate groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Inventors: Philippe DESBOIS, Bernd Bruchmann, Dietrich Scherzer, Andreas Wollny, Andreas Radtke
  • Patent number: 8399554
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing coatings with increased gloss, to aqueous coating materials for such a method, and to the use of highly branched polymers as an additive for aqueous polymer dispersions for coating materials that lead to coatings having increased gloss.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sebastian Roller, Bernd Bruchmann, Rolf Dersch, Daniel Schoenfelder
  • Publication number: 20130065466
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a composition comprising (A) at least one lactam, (B) at least one catalyst, (C) an activator from the group consisting of isocyanates, acid anhydrides, acyl halides, reaction products thereof with (A) and mixtures thereof, (D) at least one polyethyleneimine. The invention likewise relates to a composition comprising (i) 0.01 to 10 wt %, based on the sum total of components (A) and (D), of at least one polyethyleneimine, and (ii) 90 to 99.99 wt %, based on the sum total of components (A) and (D), of at least one lactam (A) and/or polyamide obtainable from (A).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Philippe Desbois, Andreas Wollny, Andreas Radtke, Bernd Bruchmann, Anna Karina Möller
  • Patent number: 8378049
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new high-functionality, highly branched or hyperbranched polylysines, to processes for preparing them, and to their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Bernd Bruchmann, Harm-Anton Klok, Markus Thomas Scholl
  • Publication number: 20130035435
    Abstract: The present invention relates to silylated amino resins, to processes for preparing them, to their use, and to coating compositions comprising them.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Christina HAAF, Markus HICKL, Rüdiger STARK, Horst HINTZE-BRÜNING, Bernd BRUCHMANN, Dirk SCHMELTER, Thomas GLOEGE, Christine RÖSCH
  • Publication number: 20130030066
    Abstract: The invention relates to a polymer composition containing i) styrene polymer(s) and ii) phosphorylated polyether(s) with from 0.5 to 40% by weight phosphorus content, the main chain of which is formed exclusively from carbon atoms and from oxygen atoms, and which has at least three terminal and/or pendant OH groups, where these have been substituted with where ˜ indicates the bond to the polymer skeleton of the polyether; Y is O or S; t is 0 or 1; R1 and R2, being identical or different, are H, C1-C18-alkyl, C2-C18-alkenyl, C2-C18-alkynyl, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C6-C10-aryl, furyl, C6-C10-aryl-C1-C10-alkyl, OR3, SR3, NR3R4, COR3, COOR3 or CONR3R4, or R1 and R2 form, together with the phosphorus atom P, a 4-8-membered ring system; R3 and R4, being identical or different, are H, C1-C16-alkyl, C2-C16-alkenyl, C3C16-alkynyl, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, C6-C10-aryl or C6-C10-aryl-C1-C10-alkyl, and/or polycarbonates containing phosphorus-containing group(s) of the general formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2012
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Klaus Hahn, Sabine Fuchs, Ingo Bellin, Patrick Spies, Maximilian Hofmann, Peter Deglmann, Klemens Massonne, Hartmut Denecke, Christoph Fleckenstein, Geert Janssens, Anna Müller-Cristadoro, Bernd Bruchmann
  • Patent number: 8362146
    Abstract: Thermoplastic molding compositions, comprising A) from 10 to 98% by weight of at least one thermoplastic polyester, B) from 0.01 to 50% by weight of B1) at least one highly branched or hyperbranched polycarbonate with an OH number of from 1 to 600 mg KOH/g of polycarbonate (to DIN 53240, Part 2), or B2) at least one highly branched or hyperbranched polyester of AxBy type, where x is at least 1.1 and y is at least 2.1, or a mixture of these, C) from 1 to 40% by weight of an impact-modifying polymer, D) from 0 to 60% by weight of other additives, where the total of the percentages by weight of components A) to D) is 100%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andreas Eipper, Bernd Bruchmann, Carsten Weiβ, Jean-Francois Stumbe
  • Patent number: 8362136
    Abstract: A thermoplastic molding composition, comprising 10 to 98.99% of a thermoplastic polyester, 0.01 to 20% of a hyperbranched polycarbonate, and/or hyperbranched AxBy polyester, wherein Ax and By are different monomers and indices x and y are functional groups in A and B, x is at least 1.1 and y at least 2.1; 1 to 60% of a graft polymer comprising 20 to 80% of a graft base comprising an elastomeric polymer based on alkyl acrylates, 20 to 80% of a graft of 60 to 95% of styrene or of substituted styrenes of formula 1 R is an alkyl radical or hydrogen, R1 is an alkyl radical, n is 1-3, and 5 to 40% by weight of an unsaturated nitrite, 0 to 60% of a copolymer comprising, 60 to 95 of styrene and/or substituted styrenes of formula 1, 5 to 40% of an unsaturated nitrile, 0 to 60% of other additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andreas Eipper, Bernd Bruchmann, Carsten Weiβ, Jean-Francois Stumbe
  • Patent number: 8362122
    Abstract: Thermoplastic molding compositions comprising A) from 10 to 98.9% by weight of at least one thermoplastic polyester, B) from 0.01 to 50% by weight of B1) at least one highly branched or hyperbranched polycarbonate having an OH number of from 1 to 600 mg KOH/g of polycarbonate (to DIN 53240, part 2), or B2) at least one highly branched or hyperbranched polyester of the AxBy type where x is at least 1.1 and y is at least 2.1 or mixtures thereof C) from 0.1 to 10% by weight of at least one carbodiimide, D) from 0 to 60% by weight of further additives, the sum of the percentages by weight of components A) to D) adding up to 100%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Dietrich Scherzer, Bernd Bruchmann, Andreas Eipper, Karl Häberle, Carsten Weiss, Michaela Liese, Mark Völkel
  • Publication number: 20120322714
    Abstract: Branched polyesters with sulfonate groups obtainable by the reaction of the components A, B, optionally C and optionally D to give branched polyesters, where the component A is selected from the group of ?,?-olefinically unsaturated dicarboxylic acids, and the component B is selected from the group of tri- or higher-functional alcohols, the optional component C is selected from the group of difunctional alcohols or of difunctional carboxylic acids without ?,?-olefinically unsaturated bonds, the optional component D is selected from fatty acids or fatty alcohols, and the subsequent reaction of the resulting branched polyesters with hydrogen sulfite, where the molar amount of hydrogen sulfite is at most 95 mol %, based on the amount of ?,?-olefinically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Monika HABERECHT, Frank Ritting, Bernd Bruchmann, Claudia Esper, Roland Ettl, Karl Kolter
  • Publication number: 20120322950
    Abstract: Branched polyesters with sulfonate groups can be obtained by reacting components A, B, optionally C, and optionally D to yield branched polyesters, then reacting these branched polyesters with hydrogen sulfite. Component A is at least one ?,?-olefinically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid, component B is at least one di- or higher-functional alcohol, optional component C is at least one di- or higher-functional carboxylic acid or hydroxycarboxylic acid without an ?,?-olefinically unsaturated bond, and optional component D is at least one compound of formula CH3(—O—CH2—CH2)n—OH. In reacting the branched polyesters with hydrogen sulfite, a molar amount of hydrogen sulfite is at most 95 mol %, based on an amount of ?,?-olefinically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Monika Haberecht, Jürgen Detering, Bernd Bruchmann, Helmut Witteler, Heike Weber, Karl Kolter
  • Publication number: 20120309626
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising an active ingredient with a maximum solubility in water at 20° C. of 10 g/l, and a hyperbranched polyester based on a hydrophobic dicarboxylic acid and a trifunctional alcohol. The invention further relates to the hyperbranched polyester mentioned, to a process for preparation thereof and to the use thereof for solubilizing an active ingredient with a maximum solubility in water at 20° C. of 10 g/l in aqueous solutions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Holger Türk, Monika Haberecht, Hiroe Yamada, Bernd Bruchmann, Daniel Schönfelder, Michael Ishaque, Ulrike Troppmann, Joachim Clauss, Chee Chin Liew
  • Publication number: 20120309629
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising an active ingredient whose solubility in water at 20° C. is not more than 10 g/L, and an amphiphile comprising an alkoxylated hyperbranched polycarbonate, wherein the polycarbonate comprises an alcohol which is a trifunctional or higher polyfunctional polyetherol based on a C3-C12 alkylene oxide and an alcohol which has at least three OH groups. Likewise provided is an amphiphile comprising the polycarbonate, and a process for preparing the amphiphile. The invention further relates to the use of the amphiphile for solubilizing an active ingredient whose solubility in water at 20° C. is not more than 10 g/L, in aqueous solutions, and a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or unwanted plant growth and/or unwanted insect or mite infestation and/or of regulating the growth of plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2010
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Holger Türk, Monika Haberecht, Bernd Bruchmann, Andreas Kunst, Daniel Schönfelder, Michael Ishaque
  • Patent number: 8314178
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymer dispersions which comprise highly branched polycarbonates, to a process for preparing them, and to their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Alexandre Terrenoire, Daniel Schoenfelder, Bernd Bruchmann, Sebastian Roller, Harm Wiese, Bernhard Schuler, Hermann Seyffer, Marc Schroeder
  • Patent number: 8309646
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing polymer dispersions having improved freeze-thaw stability, by adding a highly branched polymer to said dispersions, and also to the use of highly branched polymers for this purpose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Alexandre Terrenoire, Daniel Schoenfelder, Bernd Bruchmann