Patents by Inventor Bert Broeders

Bert Broeders 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: 20210324119
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a melt spun fiber comprising a propylene polymer composition comprising a terpolymer of propylene with ethylene comonomer units and alpha-olefin comonomer units having from 4 to 12 carbon atoms, wherein the propylene polymer composition has a melt flow rate MFR (230° C., 2.16 kg) of from 10 to 200 g/10 min and a melting temperature of less than 153° C., a spunbonded nonwoven fabric comprising the melt spun fibers, a process for producing said spunbonded nonwoven fabric, an article comprising said melt spun fiber and/or spunbonded nonwoven fabric, and the use of said terpolymer of propylene with ethylene comonomer units and alpha-olefin comonomer units having from 4 to 12 carbon atoms for increasing the spinnability of melt spun fibers and the mechanical properties of spunbonded nonwoven fabrics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Henk Van Paridon, Bert Broeders
  • Patent number: 11091617
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a use of the polymer composition for producing an article, to an article comprising the polymer composition, preferably to an article which comprises a layer element comprising at least one layer which comprises the polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Klaus Bernreitner, Martina Sandholzer, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders
  • Patent number: 10934422
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition for a layer element, to a use of the polypropylene composition for producing at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of an article, preferably of a photovoltaic module, to a layer element, preferably a layer element of an article, preferably of a photovoltaic module, wherein said layer element comprises at least one layer comprising the polymer composition, as well as to an article, which is preferably a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Martina Sandholzer, Bert Broeders, Werner Krumlacher, Harald Muckenhuber, Michaela Plank, Verena Schenk, Klaus Bernreitner
  • Publication number: 20210023831
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lamination process for producing a multilayer laminate, preferably to a lamination process for producing a photovoltaic (PV) module, and to a PV module laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Stefan Hellstrom, Francis Costa, Jeroen Oderkerk, Bert Broeders
  • 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: 10688765
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lamination process for producing a multilayer laminate which comprises a one or more substrate element(s) and one or more polymeric layer element(s), preferably to a lamination process for producing a photovoltaic (PV) module, and to a PV module laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Jeroen Oderkerk, Francis Costa, Girish Suresh Galgali, Bert Broeders, Mattias Bergqvist
  • Publication number: 20200181376
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to an article comprising the polymer composition, preferably to an article which is a photovoltaic (PV) module comprising at least one layer element (LE) comprising the polymer composition and to a process for producing said article, preferably said photovoltaic (PV) module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Stefan Hellstrom, Francis Costa, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali
  • Publication number: 20200098941
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to an article comprising the polymer composition, preferably to an article which is a photovoltaic (PV) module comprising at least one layer element (LE) comprising the polymer composition and to a process for producing said article, preferably said photovoltaic (PV) module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Stefan Hellstrom, Francis Costa, Bert Broeders
  • Patent number: 10519570
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a new polypropylene composition, polypropylene fibres comprising said polypropylene composition, a spunbonded fabric comprising said polypropylene fibres and/or polypropylene composition, an article comprising said polypropylene fibres and/or said spunbonded fabric as well as to a process for the preparation of such spunbonded fabric and the use of such polypropylene composition for improving the stability of a fibre spinning line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Guido Boelaers, Bert Broeders, Joachim Fiebig, Henk Van Paridon
  • Publication number: 20190382567
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition for a layer element, to a use of the polypropylene composition for producing at least one layer of a layer element, preferably of a layer element of an article, preferably of a photovoltaic module, to a layer element, preferably a layer element of an article, preferably of a photovoltaic module, wherein said layer element comprises at least one layer comprising the polymer composition, as well as to an article, which is preferably a photovoltaic module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Martina Sandholzer, Bert Broeders, Werner Krumlacher, Harald Muckenhuber, Michaela Plank, Verena Schenk, Klaus Bernreitner
  • 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: 10501223
    Abstract: A process for sealing a machine direction oriented polypropylene or polyethylene film to a substrate comprising bringing said film and said substrate into contact and subjecting at least a part of the contact area to ultrasound so as to form a seal between said film and said substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Bert Broeders, Manfred Tryner
  • Publication number: 20190270871
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, to a use of the polymer composition for producing an article, to an article comprising the polymer composition, preferably to an article which comprises a layer element comprising at least one layer which comprises the polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Klaus Bernreitner, Martina Sandholzer, Stefan Hellstrom, Bert Broeders
  • Publication number: 20190217591
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a lamination process for producing a multilayer laminate which comprises a one or more substrate element(s) and one or more polymeric layer element(s), preferably to a lamination process for producing a photovoltaic (PV) module,and to a PV module laminate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Jeroen Oderkerk, Francis Costa, Girish Suresh Galgali, Bert Broeders, Mattias Bergqvist
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20190067503
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photovoltaic (PV) module and to a lamination process for producing said PV module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Jeroen Oderkerk, Francis Costa, Bert Broeders, Girish Suresh Galgali, Stefan Hellstrom
  • Patent number: 10087575
    Abstract: Coated nonwoven fabric comprising a nonwoven fabric layer and a coating, said coating comprises a polymer having a branching index g? of equal or below 0.9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Antti Tynys, Philippe Gilles, Joachim Fiebig, Henk Van Paridon, Bert Broeders, Wilhelmus Henricus Adolf Sars, Nina Ackermans