Patents by Inventor Christoph Gürtler

Christoph Gürtler 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: 20220251280
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process of preparing allophanate- and/or thioallophanate group-containing compounds comprising the following steps: reacting A) at least one component having at least one uretdione group with B) at least one component having at least one hydroxyl and/or thiol group, in the presence C) of at least one catalyst, containing a structural element of the general formulae (I) and/or (II), wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 independently of each other represent the same or different radicals meaning saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched, aliphatic, cycloaliphatic, araliphatic or aromatic organic radicals with 1 to 18 carbon atoms that are substituted or unsubstituted and/or have heteroatoms in the chain, the radicals being capable of forming, even when combined with each other and optionally together with an additional heteroatom, rings with 3 to 8 carbon atoms that can optionally be further substituted, wherein R3, R4, R5 and R6 independently of each other also can represent hydrogen
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Hans-Josef Laas, Florian Stempfle, Kai Laemmerhold, Saskia Beuck, Raul Pires, Christoph Guertler, Nusret Yuva, Ralph-Georg Born, Daniel Thiel, Sureshbabu Guduguntla, Walter Leitner
  • Publication number: 20220235176
    Abstract: A method for producing polyether ester carbonate polyols by catalytically adding alkylene oxide and carbon dioxide to an H-functional initiator substance in the presence of a double metal cyanide catalyst. The method comprises the following steps: (?) feeding a partial amount of H-functional initiator substance and/or a suspension agent which does not have any H-functional groups into a reactor, optionally together with DMC catalyst, (?) adding alkylene oxide and optionally carbon dioxide to the reactor during the reaction. The method is characterized in that in step (?) lactide is added to the reactor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas Ernst Mueller, Christoph Guertler, Muhammad Afzal Subhani, Walter Leitner
  • Publication number: 20220227919
    Abstract: A process for producing an epoxy-group terminated polyoxazolidinone comprising the copolymerization of a polyisocyanate compound (A) with two or more isocyanate groups with a polyepoxide compound (B) with two or more epoxy groups in the presence of a specific catalyst (C), wherein the molar ratio of the epoxy groups of the polyepoxide compound (B) to the isocyanate groups of the polyisocyanate compound (A) is from 2.6:1 and less than 25:1, and wherein the copolymerization is operated in the absence of an additional solvent (D-1) with a boiling point higher than 170° C., preferred higher than 165° C., more preferred higher than 160° C., and most preferred higher than 150° C. at 1 bar (absolute). The epoxy-group terminated polyoxazolidinones resulting from the process are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Elena Frick-Delaittre, Stefan Westhues, Yvonne Reimann, Carsten Koopmans, Jan Weikard, Aurel Wolf, Kai Laemmerhold, Christoph Guertler, Daniel Thiel, Waldemar Schlundt, Mathias Glassner
  • Publication number: 20220204465
    Abstract: A process for the carbonylation of epoxides in the presence of catalyst systems, wherein the carbonylation takes place in the presence of carbon monoxide, and wherein the catalyst system contains a molybdenum-based compound. Carbonylation products as well as carbonylation derivatives and to the use of the claimed catalyst systems for the carbonylation of epoxides are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Jens Langanke, Matthias Leven, Christoph Guertler, Suresh Raju
  • Publication number: 20220204684
    Abstract: A process for producing an isocyanate-group terminated polyoxazolidinone comprising the copolymerization of a polyisocyanate compound (A) with two or more isocyanate groups with a polyepoxide compound (B) with two or more epoxy groups in the presence of a specific catalyst (C), wherein the molar ratio of the isocyanate groups of the polyisocyanate compound (B) to the epoxy groups of the polyepoxide compound (A) is larger than 2:1 and less than 25:1. The resulting isocyanate-group terminated polyoxazolidinones is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Elena Frick-Delaittre, Stefan Westhues, Yvonne Reimann, Carsten Koopmans, Jan Weikard, Aurel Wolf, Dieter Mager, Christoph Guertler
  • Patent number: 11370874
    Abstract: A process for producing thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone, comprising the following steps: (i) Reaction of a diisocyanate compound (A) with a bisepoxide compound (B) in the presence of a catalyst (C) and a compound (D) in a solvent (E) forming an intermediate compound (F) and (ii) Reaction of a compound (G) with the intermediate (F) formed in step (i), wherein compound (D) is one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of monofunctional isocyanate and monofunctional epoxide, and wherein compound (G) is an alkylene oxide. The invention is also related to the resulting thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Carsten Koopmans, Christoph Guertler, Aurel Wolf, Elena Frick-Delaittre, Kai Laemmerhold, Claudine Rangheard, Timo Breuer
  • Publication number: 20220185833
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the carbonylation of epoxides in the presence of catalyst systems, in which the carbonylation is carried out in the presence of carbon monoxide, and wherein the catalyst system comprises a vanadium-based, chromium-based, manganese-based and/or tungsten-based compound, preferably a tungsten-based compound. The invention further relates to carbonylation products and carbonylation conversion products and to the use of catalyst systems according to the invention for carbonylation of epoxides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Jens Langanke, Christoph Guertler, Matthias Leven, Daniel Schikowski, Walter Leitner, Suresh Raju
  • Patent number: 11346021
    Abstract: The invention relates to melt spun multifilaments based on thermoplastic polyurethane, their production and the use of said melt spun multifilaments to produce technical textiles and clothing such as socks, stockings, compression textiles like medical bandage, surgical hose, orthopedic elastic bandage, sport textiles, underwear etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Christian Wamprecht, Jochen Norwig, Christoph Gürtler, Pavan Manvi, Gunnar Seide, Thomas Gries
  • Patent number: 11326018
    Abstract: A method for the production of polyoxazolidinone compounds, comprising the step of reacting an isocyanate compound (A) with an epoxide compound (B) in the presence of a catalyst (C), wherein the isocyanate compound (A) comprises a isocyanate compound (A1) wherein the a isocyanate compound (A1) comprising at least two isocyanate groups (I1?2), preferred two isocyanate groups (I1=2), wherein the epoxide compound (B) comprises a epoxide compound (B1) and an epoxide compound (B2), wherein the epoxide compound (B2) is different from the epoxide compound (B1) wherein the epoxide compound (B1) comprising at least two terminal epoxide groups (F1?2), preferred two terminal epoxide groups (F1=2), linked together by a linking group (L1) and the epoxide compound (B2) comprising at least two terminal epoxide groups (F2?2)), preferred two terminal epoxide groups (F2=2), linked together by a linking group (L2), wherein the linking group (L2) comprises acyclic and covalent bonds to each other free of conjugated multiple bond
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Anna Weber, Claudine Rangheard, Michael Kessler, Walter Leitner, Christoph Gürtler, Carsten Koopmans, Thomas Ernst Müller
  • Patent number: 11319398
    Abstract: Method for the production of polyoxazolidinone compounds, comprising the reaction of at least one biscarbamate compound (A) with at least one bisepoxide compound (B) in the presence of at least one base (D), at least one Lewis acid catalyst (E), and optionally at least one compound (C), wherein the compound (C) comprising a mono-carbamate group, a mono-isocyanate group and/or a mono-epoxide group, and wherein the base (D) having a pKb-value of ?9. The invention is also related to the resulting polyoxazolidinone compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Thomas Ernst Müller, Christoph Gürtler, Carsten Koopmans, Volker Marker, Claudine Rangheard, Walter Leitner
  • Patent number: 11312812
    Abstract: The present invention describes a process for producing an elastomer, preferably a polyurethane-containing elastomer, by reacting a polyol component (A) comprising at least one polyether carbonate polyol (A-1) containing carbon-carbon double bonds with a component (B) which is reactive with OH groups and contains at least one compound reactive toward OH groups, preferably an isocyanate component (B-1) containing NCO groups, in the presence of a free-radical initiator (C), preferably at least one peroxide (C-1), and optionally a catalyst (D), where the molar ratio of the OH-reactive groups of component (B) reactive with groups, to the OH groups of the polyol component (A) containing carbon-carbon double bonds, is greater than 1.0. It further relates to elastomers obtainable by such a process, preferably polyurethane elastomers, the use thereof, and two-component systems for production of elastomers, preferably polyurethane elastomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Jochen Norwig, Volker Marker, Jens Langanke, Aurel Wolf, Christoph Gürtler, Philipp Nicholas Wagner, Florian Kessler
  • Publication number: 20220119579
    Abstract: In a process for producing polyoxymethylene-polyalkylene oxide block copolymers comprising the step of polymerizing an alkylene oxide in the presence of an OH-terminated polyoxymethylene polymer and a catalyst, the polyoxymethylene polymer has a number-average molecular weight Mn determined after derivatization with propylene oxide and gel permeation chromatography against polystyrene standards with tetrahydrofuran as the eluent of ?1100 g/mol to ?2300 g/mol and the ratio of alkylene oxide to polyoxymethylene polymer is ?0.05 mol/g. The invention further relates to copolymers obtainable by the process, to a process for producing polyurethane polymers using these copolymers and to polyurethanes obtainable therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventors: Markus Meuresch, Aurel Wolf, Christoph Guertler, Annika Stute, Mike Schuetze
  • Patent number: 11299577
    Abstract: A process for producing thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone comprising copolymerization of a diisocyanate compound (A) with a bisepoxide compound (B) in the presence of a catalyst (C) and a compound (D) in a solvent (E), wherein the catalyst (C) is selected from the group consisting of alkali halogenides and earth alkali halogenides, and transition metal halogenides, compound (D) is selected from the group consisting of monofunctional isocyanate, monofunctional epoxide, and wherein the process comprises step (?) of placing the solvent (E) and the catalyst (C) in a reactor to provide a mixture, and adding the diisocyanate compound (A), the bisepoxide compound (B) and the compound (D) in step (?) to the mixture resulting from the step (?). The invention is also related to the resulting thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Carsten Koopmans, Christoph Guertler, Aurel Wolf, Elena Frick-Delaittre, Kai Laemmerhold, Claudine Rangheard, Timo Breuer
  • Publication number: 20220056207
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a polyester-polyether polyol block copolymer by reaction of an H-functional starter substance with lactone in the presence of a catalyst to afford a polyester followed by reaction of the polyester from step i) with alkylene oxides in the presence of a catalyst (B), wherein the lactone is a 4-membered lactone. The invention further relates to the polyester-polyether polyol block copolymer obtainable by the present process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Markus Meuresch, Christoph Guertler, Aurel Wolf, Martin Machat
  • Publication number: 20220049042
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing a polyoxymethylene polyoxyalkylene block copolymer, said method including the process of reacting a polymer formaldehyde compound with alkylene oxide in the presence of a double metal cyanide (DMC) catalyst and an H-functional starter substance, wherein the theoretical molar mass of the polymer formaldehyde compound is lower than the theoretical molar mass of the H-functional starter substance, and the polymer formaldehyde compound has at least one terminal hydroxyl group, the theoretical molar mass of the H-functional starter substance being at least 500 g/mol. In the method according to the invention, a mixture i) is provided comprising the DMC catalyst and the H-functional starter substance in step (i); the polymer formaldehyde compound is then added to the mixture (i) in step (ii), thereby forming a mixture (ii); and the alkylene oxide is added in step (iii), step (ii) being carried out at the same time as or prior to step (iii).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Inventors: Markus Meuresch, Aurel Wolf, Christoph Guertler, Annika Stute
  • Publication number: 20220041786
    Abstract: A process for producing thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone, comprising the following steps: (i) Reaction of a diisocyanate compound (A) with a bisepoxide compound (B) in the presence of a catalyst (C) and a compound (D) in a solvent (E) forming an intermediate compound (F) and (ii) Reaction of a compound (G) with the intermediate (F) formed in step (i), wherein the bisepoxide compound (B) comprises isosorbide diglycidylether, wherein compound (D) is one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of monofunctional isocyanate and monofunctional epoxide, and wherein compound (G) is an alkylene oxide. The invention is also related to the resulting thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Carsten Koopmans, Kai Laemmerhold, Christoph Guertler, Elena Frick-Delaittre, Aurel Wolf, Joachim Simon, Min Wang, Daniel Thiel, Walter Leitner
  • Publication number: 20220002467
    Abstract: A process for producing polyoxymethylene polymers comprises the reaction of aqueous formaldehyde solution with an aqueous solution of a base, wherein A) a starter solution comprising formaldehyde is initially charged and B) an aqueous formaldehyde solution and a base are added to the starter solution to obtain a reaction mixture. The starter solution in step A) has a temperature of ?40° C. to ?46° C. and the additions of the solutions in step B) are performed at a temperature of the reaction mixture of ?40° C. to ?46° C. The base is an alkali metal hydroxide and/or an alkaline earth metal hydroxide and the molar ratio of formaldehyde to base is ?55:1 to ?90:1 based on the total amounts of formaldehyde and base employed in the process. The base in step B) is added in aqueous solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Markus MEURESCH, Aurel WOLF, Christoph GÜRTLER, Annika HILL, Peter SCHALKE, Maik HELLER, Torsten DITTMER
  • Publication number: 20210395430
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for preparing prepolymers that comprise a polyoxymethylene block. The invention also relates to prepolymers that can be obtained by said process and to mixtures of the prepolymers with OH-reactive compounds, preferably polyisocyanates. The invention further relates to a chemical-technical process for preparing a chemical product of defined composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Jens Langanke, Christoph Guertler, Ghazi Ghattas, Philipp von Tiedemann, Christoph Rosorius, Walter Leitner
  • Publication number: 20210380748
    Abstract: A process for producing thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone comprising copolymerization of a diisocyanate compound (A) with a bisepoxide compound (B) in the presence of a catalyst (C) and a compound (D) in a solvent (E), wherein the bisepoxide compound (B) comprises isosorbide diglycidylether, wherein the catalyst (C) is selected from the group consisting of alkali halogenides and earth alkali halogenides, and transition metal halogenides, compound (D) is selected from the group consisting of monofunctional isocyanate, monofunctional epoxide, and wherein the process comprises step (?) of placing the solvent (E) and the catalyst (C) in a reactor to provide a mixture, and adding the diisocyanate compound (A), the bisepoxide compound (B) and the compound (D) in step (?) to the mixture resulting from the step (?). The invention is also related to the resulting thermoplastic polyoxazolidinone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Carsten Koopmans, Kai Laemmerhold, Christoph Guertler, Elena Frick-Delaittre, Aurel Wolf, Joachim Simon, Min Wang, Daniel Thiel, Walter Leitner
  • Publication number: 20210332183
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for producing a polyester by reacting a H-functional starter substance with a lactone in the presence of a catalyst, wherein the H-functional compound has one or more free carboxyl groups, wherein the lactone is a four-membered ring lactone, and wherein the catalyst is a Brönsted acid or a double metal cyanide (DMC) catalyst. The invention also relates to the polyester that can be obtained by the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Martin Machat, Aurel Wolf, Christoph Guertler, Markus Meuresch