Patents by Inventor Creston D. Schmidt

Creston D. Schmidt 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: 5854295
    Abstract: Disclosed is an evacuated and unevacuated microcellular foam containing an infrared attenuating agent (IAA). The evacuated foam has an average cell size of about 70 micrometers or less. The unevacuated foam has an average cell size of 1.0 micrometers or less. The IAA provide a greater proportional reduction in foam thermal conductivity in these foams than in foams of larger cell size. Further disclosed is a method of using the foams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 29, 1998
    Assignee: The Dow Chemical Company
    Inventors: Kyung W. Suh, Michio Yamada, Creston D. Schmidt, Daniel D. Imeokparia