Patents by Inventor Edwin A. Nungesser

Edwin A. Nungesser 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: 10865276
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin A. Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20200385825
    Abstract: A method for forming chrome-free retanned leather including: (a) contacting wet white (chrome-free tanned hide) with a retanning mixture comprising from 2% to 15%, by solids weight, based on the wet weight of the wet white, of an amphoteric polymer composition comprising amine functional units and acid functional units; and (b) applying a polymeric overcoat containing an acrylic copolymer with one or more metal transition elements, with a thickness of no greater than 100 microns, to the retanned wet white, is provided. The present invention also provides a chrome-free retanned leather formed by the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Edwin Nungesser, Andrew Hejl, Caiyun Li, Pu Luo
  • Publication number: 20200283572
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin A. Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20200270387
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymeric composite microspheres comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymeric composite microspheres that comprise a polysiloxane and a polymer, as defined herein, and a suspension polymerization process for making the composition. The composition is useful for making defect free coatings with a relatively low coefficient of friction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Ibrahim Eryazici, Joseph Grant, Joshua M. Katzenstein, Yihan Liu, Edwin A. Nungesser, Brett L. Zimmerman
  • Patent number: 10723838
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10676580
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous dispersion of a class of organic phosphate functionalized microspheres having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, and a process for preparing the dispersion. The microspheres, which have a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration, are useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Kebede Beshah, James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10508213
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles and crosslinked polymer beads that are each functionalized with keto groups, and a diamine or dihydrazide crosslinking agent. The dispersions of the present invention are useful in coatings applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: David M. Conner, Joy A. Gallagher, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10479907
    Abstract: The present invention is an above-critical coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles, pigment particles, and extender particles wherein the polymer particles comprise from 80 to 99.8 weight percent structural units of vinyl acetate and from 0.1 to 6 weight percent structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer. The composition shows surprisingly improved hiding with increased particle size of the polymer particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Junyu Chen, Edwin Nungesser, Zhen Qian, Tao Wang
  • Publication number: 20190071540
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20180327562
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous dispersion of a class of organic phosphate functionalized microspheres having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, and a process for preparing the dispersion. The microspheres, which have a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration, are useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Kebede Beshah, James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10100377
    Abstract: The present invention provides aqueous composition comprising a multi-stage acrylic emulsion polymer having a first stage polymer of from 0.5 to 4 wt. %, based on the total weight of monomers used to make the first stage polymer, of a copolymerized carboxylic acid or salt group containing monomer, and having 10 to 30 wt. %, on total solids of the multi-stage acrylic emulsion polymer, of a second stage polymer of from 3 to 15 wt. % of a copolymerized hydroxyl group containing monomer, the first stage polymer having a glass transition temperature (Tg) by dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) of less than ?10° C. and the second stage polymer having a Tg (DMA) of greater than 80° C.; and (ii) from 25 to 75 wt. %, based on the total solids weight of the multi-stage acrylic polymer, of a polyurethane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Ibrahim Eryazici, Bradley K. Hageman, Joseph M. Hoefler, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10087315
    Abstract: A polymeric composition suitable for blown film applications comprising a) 80 to 99.5 percent by weight of a continuous polymeric phase comprising a polyolefin, and b) 0.5 to 20 percent by weight of polymeric particles having i) an average particle diameter of 0.85 to 20 ?m; ii) a refractive index from 1.46 to 1.61; iii) an average particle hardness from 1.2367E+10 N/m2 to 8.4617E+10 N/m2; and iv) at least 60% polymerized acrylic monomer units, is disclosed. The polymeric composition can be used to form blown film characterized by having a thickness in the range of from 5 to 350 ?m, a modulus of elasticity in the range of from 5 to 133 MPa, a melt strength in the range of from 4 to 40 cN, an elongation at break in the range of from 100 to 1000%, a 45 degree gloss in the range of from 7 to 136 and a softness measured by human panel handfeel-ranking methodology, measured by ISO 8587 Sensory analysis that is higher than a film which does not contain the polymeric composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Edward E. Lafleur, Claudia Hernandez, Edwin Nungesser, Xuming Chen
  • Publication number: 20180223026
    Abstract: A process for making preseed particles comprising, consisting of, or consisting essentially of the steps of: mixing initial seed latex particles; a monomer mixture comprising at least one monomer and at least one copolymerizable surfactant, at least one initiator and a chain transfer agent, is disclosed. The preseed particles, a monomer mixture comprising at least one monomer and at least one copolymerizable surfactant, and at least one initiator can then be mixed to form oligomer seed particles. The oligomer seed particles can be used to produce acrylic beads.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Edward E. LaFleur, Himal Ray, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20180072913
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles and crosslinked polymer beads that are each functionalized with keto groups, and a diamine or dihydrazide crosslinking agent. The dispersions of the present invention are useful in coatings applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: David M. Conner, Joy A. Gallagher, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 9856369
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of spheroidal particles having a mode particle size of from 10 to 30 ?m. The spheroidal particles are useful as organic extenders, especially in below-critical pigmented coatings formulations, and provide coatings with improved stain removal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard A. Lundgard, Partha S. Majumdar, David L. Malotky, Jodi M. Mecca, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 9834697
    Abstract: The present invention is an above-critical coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles, pigment particles, and extender particles wherein the polymer particles comprise, in a single phase and based on the weight of the polymer particles, from 35 to 79.9 weight percent structural units of vinyl acetate and from 0.1 to 6 weight percent structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer or a salt thereof, wherein the polymer particles have a particle size by dynamic light scattering of from 250 nm to 500 nm. The above-critical composition shows surprising improvements in hiding with increasing particle size of the polymer particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Junyu Chen, Edwin Nungesser, Zhen Qian, Tao Wang
  • Publication number: 20170210931
    Abstract: The present invention is an above-critical coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles, pigment particles, and extender particles wherein the polymer particles comprise from 80 to 99.8 weight percent structural units of vinyl acetate and from 0.1 to 6 weight percent structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer. The composition shows surprisingly improved hiding with increased particle size of the polymer particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Junyu Chen, Edwin Nungesser, Zhen Qian, Tao Wang
  • Publication number: 20170210933
    Abstract: The present invention is an above-critical coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles, pigment particles, and extender particles wherein the polymer particles comprise, in a single phase and based on the weight of the polymer particles, from 35 to 79.9 weight percent structural units of vinyl acetate and from 0.1 to 6 weight percent structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer or a salt thereof, wherein the polymer particles have a particle size by dynamic light scattering of from 250 nm to 500 nm. The above-critical composition shows surprising improvements in hiding with increasing particle size of the polymer particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Junyu Chen, Edwin Nungesser, Zhen Qian, Tao Wang
  • Publication number: 20170058371
    Abstract: The present invention provides aqueous composition comprising a multi-stage acrylic emulsion polymer having a first stage polymer of from 0.5 to 4 wt. %, based on the total weight of monomers used to make the first stage polymer, of a copolymerized carboxylic acid or salt group containing monomer, and having 10 to 30 wt. %, on total solids of the multi-stage acrylic emulsion polymer, of a second stage polymer of from 3 to 15 wt. % of a copolymerized hydroxyl group containing monomer, the first stage polymer having a glass transition temperature (Tg) by dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA) of less than ?10° C. and the second stage polymer having a Tg (DMA) of greater than 80° C.; and (ii) from 25 to 75 wt. %, based on the total solids weight of the multi-stage acrylic polymer, of a polyurethane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Ibrahim Eryazici, Bradley K. Hageman, Joseph M. Hoefler, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20170037226
    Abstract: A polymeric composition suitable for blown film applications comprising a) 80 to 99.5 percent by weight of a continuous polymeric phase comprising a polyolefin, and b) 0.5 to 20 percent by weight of polymeric particles having i) an average particle diameter of 0.85 to 20 ?m; ii) a refractive index from 1.46 to 1.61; iii) an average particle hardness from 1.2367E+10 N/m2 to 8.4617E+10 N/m2; and iv) at least 60% polymerized acrylic monomer units, is disclosed. The polymeric composition can be used to form blown film characterized by having a thickness in the range of from 5 to 350 ?m, a modulus of elasticity in the range of from 5 to 133 MPa, a melt strength in the range of from 4 to 40 cN, an elongation at break in the range of from 100 to 1000%, a 45 degree gloss in the range of from 7 to 136 and a softness measured by human panel handfeel-ranking methodology, measured by ISO 8587 Sensory analysis that is higher than a film which does not contain the polymeric composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2015
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Edward E. Lafleur, Claudia Hernandez, Edwin Nungesser, Xuming Chen