Patents by Inventor Bernt-Ake Sultan

Bernt-Ake Sultan 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: 20220177680
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a polyethylene composition comprising one or more ethylene copolymer(s) wherein the ethylene copolymer is a terpolymer containing monomer units with polar groups and monomer units with hydrolysable silane groups, wherein the monomer units with polar groups are present in an amount of more than 5 mol. % based on the total polyethylene composition, and a silanol condensation catalyst in an amount of 0.0001 to 5 wt. %, based on the total polyethylene composition for improving the adhesion between a layer of a cable comprising the polyethylene composition and a polyurethane resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Kjell Fossum, Stefan Hellstrom, Bernt-Ake Sultan
  • Publication number: 20220162429
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a polyethylene composition comprising (A) an ethylene co-polymer containing monomer units with hydrolysable silane-groups, and (B) one or more ethylene co-polymers selected from the group of (B1) an ethylene co-polymer containing monomer units with hydroxyl groups, (B2) an ethylene co-polymer containing monomer units with (meth-)acrylate groups, and (B3) an ethylene co-polymer containing monomer units with hydroxyl groups and (meth-)acrylate groups, a cable comprising a layer (1) which comprises one or more ethylene copolymers selected from the group of (B1), (B2) and (B3) and to the use of one or more ethylene co-polymers selected from the group of (B1), (B2) and (B3) for improving the adhesion between a layer of a cable comprising the ethylene co-polymer(s) and a polyurethane resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Bernt-Ake Sultan, Jonas Junqvist, Elisabeth Ribarits
  • Publication number: 20220089857
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cross-linkable, grafted or non-grafted polymer composition comprising a cross-linkable copolymer containing hydrolysable silane groups. The invention further relates to a crosslinked polymer composition obtained by cross-linking the cross-linkable copolymer containing hydrolysable silane groups and an article comprising the same. The present invention also relates to the use of one or more cross-linking accelerators for accelerating the crosslinking of a cross-linkable copolymer containing hydrolysable silane groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Inventors: Bernt-Ake SULTAN, Susanne NILSSON, Annika SMEDBERG
  • 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: 20210163638
    Abstract: The invention relates to a polyethylene having a melt flow rate at (2.16) kg loading (MFR2), determined according to method ISO1133-1:2011, which MFR2 is A g/10 min and A1?A?A2; wherein A1 is (0.5) and A2 is (1.70), and containing a total amount of vinyl groups which is B vinyl groups per (1000) carbon atoms, and B1?B, wherein B1 is (0.45), determined according to method ASTM D6248-98, a polymer composition, an article being e.g. a cable, e.g. a power cable, and processes for producing a polyethylene, a polymer composition and an article, and an article; useful in different end applications, such as wire and cable (W&C) applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Annika SMEDBERG, Emil HJÄRTFORS, Villgot ENGLUND, Per-Ola HAGSTRAND, Bernt-Åke SULTAN, Thomas HJERTBERG
  • Publication number: 20210163775
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, which is a silanol condensation catalyst masterbatch, comprises a matrix, comprising a silane containing drying agent, and at least one silanol condensation catalyst, wherein each catalyst has a water content which is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Ola FAGRELL, Stefan HELLSTROM, Bernt-Ake SULTAN, Perry NYLANDER, Martin ANKER, Kristian DAHLEN, Asa HERMANSSON
  • Publication number: 20210147662
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a polyolefin composition which has flame retardant and/or fire resistant properties and is suitable as flame retardant and/or fire resistant layer of a wire or cable. The polyolefin composition of the present invention comprises an polyolefin homo- or copolymer, a metal hydroxide in an amount of 30 to 60 wt % based on the weight of the polyolefin composition, and a borate in an amount of 5 to 25 wt %, based on the weight of the polyolefin composition. The present invention is further directed to a wire or cable comprising one or more layers, wherein at least one layer thereof is obtained from the polyolefin composition of the present invention. Finally, the present invention is further directed to the use of a polyolefin composition of the present invention as a flame retardant layer of a wire or cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Susanne Nilsson, Linnéa Nilsson, Bernt-Áke Sultan
  • Publication number: 20200369860
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a polyolefin composition which has flame retardant and/or fire resistant properties and is suitable as flame retardant and/or fire resistant layer of a wire or cable. The polyolefin composition of the present invention comprises an polyolefin homo- or copolymer, ground magnesium hydroxide having particle size distribution D50 of 1.5 to 5.0 ?m in an amount of 30 to 65 wt % based on the weight of the polyolefin composition, and a silicone fluid or gum in an amount of 0.1 to 20 wt % based on the weight of the polyolefin composition. The present invention is further directed to a wire or cable comprising one or more layers, wherein at least one layer thereof is obtained from the polyolefin composition of the present invention. Finally, the present invention is further directed to the use of a polyolefin composition of the present invention as a flame retardant layer of a wire or cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Susanne Nilsson, Linnéa Nilsson, Bernt-Åke Sultan
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10745498
    Abstract: The present invention relates to low density polyethylene having a melt flow rate (MFR) according to ISO 1133 (190° C., 2.16 kg) which is higher than 4.0 g/10 min, a storage modulus G?, measured at a loss modulus G? of 5 kPa, which is above 3000 Pa and a vinylidene content which is at least 24/100 k C, compositions, a process for production of the low density polyethylene, a low density polyethylene which is obtainable by the process, a continuous ethylene polymerization method for introducing vinylidene in a low density polyethylene, a method for an extrusion coating process or an extrusion lamination process, an article, e.g. an extrusion article, an extrusion lamination article, film blowing article, film casting article, wire and cable extrusion article, injection moulding article, blow moulding article or pipe extrusion article, and uses of the low density polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bjorn Voigt, Martin Anker, Mattias Bergqvist, Thomas Gkourmpis, Thomas Hjertberg, Gabriel Ruess
  • Publication number: 20200211731
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a wire or cable comprising a conductor coated with an insulation composition, wherein said insulation composition comprises: i) a polyethylene copolymer having a melting point of 105° C. or less; and ii) a hindered amine light stabiliser (HALS) comprising at least one 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-piperidinyl group present in an amount of 0.5 to 1.5 wt %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Mattias BERQVIST, Bernt-Åke SULTAN
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20190334047
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photovoltaic module comprising a solar cell element and an insulation material laminated to at least one side of the solar cell element wherein the insulation material comprises an olefin copolymer which comprises silane group-containing monomer units, to a process for the production of such a photovoltaic module, and to the use of an olefin copolymer which comprises silane group-containing monomer units for the production of an insulation layer of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Bernt-Ake Sultan, Udo Wahner
  • Patent number: 10403776
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photovoltaic module comprising a solar cell element and an insulation material laminated to at least one side of the solar cell element wherein the insulation material comprises an olefin copolymer which comprises silane group-containing monomer units, to a process for the production of such a photovoltaic module, and to the use of an olefin copolymer which comprises silane group-containing monomer units for the production of an insulation layer of a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Bernt-Ake Sultan, Udo Wahner
  • Publication number: 20190194437
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a flame retardant polypropylene composition for a conduit, appliance, and/or automotive wire, comprising a flame retardant composition comprising: a) a base resin comprising a heterophasic propylene copolymer which comprises a polypropylene homo- or copolymer matrix and an ethylene propylene rubber dispersed in said matrix, and b) a metal hydroxide or hydrated compound, wherein the heterophasic propylene copolymer has a MFR2 below 0.8 g/10 min and a xylene cold soluble (XCS) fraction content between 1 and 15 wt % based on the total weight of the heterophasic propylene copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Linus Karlsson, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Fredrik Skogman, Joerg H.M. Ruder, Claus Beisert
  • 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: 10259935
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a flame retardant polypropylene composition for a conduit, appliance, and/or automotive wire, comprising a flame retardant composition comprising: a) a base resin comprising a heterophasic propylene copolymer which comprises a polypropylene homo- or copolymer matrix and an ethylene propylene rubber dispersed in said matrix, and b) a metal hydroxide or hydrated compound, wherein the heterophasic propylene copolymer has a MFR2 below 0.8 g/10 min and a xylene cold soluble (XCS) fraction content between 1 and 15 wt % based on the total weight of the heterophasic propylene copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Linus Karlsson, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Fredrik Skogman, Joerg H. M. Ruder, Claus Beisert
  • Patent number: 10233310
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition comprising a surfactant interacting additive, and wherein the polymer composition further comprises at least one silanol condensation catalyst, wherein each catalyst is selected from: i) a compound of formula I ArSO3H (I) or a precursor thereof, wherein Ar is an 1 to 4 alkyl groups substituted aryl, wherein the aryl is phenyl or naphthyl, and wherein each alkyl group, independently, is a linear or branched alkyl with 10 to 30 carbons, wherein the total number of carbons in the alkyl groups is in the range of 20 to 80 carbons; ii) a derivative of i) selected from the group consisting of an anhydride, an ester, an acetylate, an epoxy blocked ester and an amine salt thereof which is hydrolysable to the corresponding compound of formula I; and iii) a metal salt of i) wherein the metal ion is selected from the group consisting of copper, aluminum, tin and zinc; an article, for example, a coating, a wire or a cable, comprising the polymer composition, a process
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Martin Anker, Perry Nylander, Roger Carlsson, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Stefan Hellstrom, Kristian Dahlen, Ola Fagrell