Patents by Inventor Elmar POESELT

Elmar POESELT 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: 20210189088
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bead foams made of thermoplastic polyurethane and styrene polymer with a modulus of elasticity below 2700 MPa, to moldings produced therefrom, to processes for the production of the bead foams and moldings, and also to the use of the moldings for shoe intermediate soles, shoe insoles, shoe combisoles, cushioning elements for shoes, bicycle saddles, bicycle tires, damping elements, cushioning, mattresses, underlays, grips, protective films, in components in the automobile-interior sector or automobile-exterior sector, balls and sports equipment, or as floorcovering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Elmar POESELT, Peter GUTMANN, Florian Tobias RAPP, Frank PRISSOK
  • Publication number: 20210189087
    Abstract: Bead foams made of thermoplastic polyurethane and polypropylene(s), moldings produced therefrom, processes for the production of the bead foams and moldings, and uses of the moldings in shoe intermediate soles, shoe insoles, shoe combisoles, cushioning elements for shoes, bicycle saddles, bicycle tires, damping elements, cushioning, mattresses, underlays, grips, protective films, in components in the automobile-interior sector or automobile-exterior sector, balls and sports equipment, or as floor covering, may be based on composition with (a) 60 to 90 wt. % of thermoplastic polyurethane as component I, (b) 10 to 40 wt. % of polypropylene as components II, where the entirety of components I and II provides 100 wt. %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Elmar POESELT, Peter GUTMANN, Florian Tobias RAPP, Frank PRISSOK
  • Publication number: 20210179847
    Abstract: Bead foams may be made of thermoplastic polyurethane and polyethylene(s), and moldings produced therefrom, may made of a composition with (a) 60 to 90 wt. % thermoplastic polyurethane and (b) 10 to 40 wt. % of polyethylene, relative to a total 100% by weight. The bead foams and moldings may be produced and/or used for shoe intermediate soles, shoe insoles, shoe combisoles, cushioning elements for shoes, bicycle saddles, bicycle tires, damping elements, cushioning, mattresses, underlays, grips, protective films, in components in the automobile-interior sector or automobile-exterior sector, balls and sports equipment, or as floor covering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Elmar POESELT, Peter GUTMANN, Florian Tobias RAPP, Frank PRISSOK
  • Publication number: 20210163703
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bead foams made of thermoplastic polyurethane and a polyolefins as component II, where the polyolefin consists of a mixture of II a) homopolypropylene, and II b polyethylenes, to moldings produced therefrom, to processes for the production of the bead foams and moldings, and also to the use of the moldings for shoe intermediate soles, shoe insoles, shoe combisoles, cushioning elements for shoes, bicycle saddles, bicycle tires, damping elements, cushioning, mattresses, underlays, grips, protective films, in components in the automobile-interior sector or automobile-exterior sector, balls and sports equipment, or as floorcovering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Elmar POESELT, Peter GUTMANN, Florian Tobias RAPP, Frank PRISSOK
  • Publication number: 20210122894
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bead foams made of thermoplastic polyurethane and polystyrene produced moldings, to processes for the production of the bead foams and moldings, and also to the use of the moldings for shoe intermediate soles, shoe insoles, shoe combisoles, or cushioning elements for shoes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Elmar POESELT, Peter GUTMANN, Florian Tobias RAPP, Frank PRISSOK
  • Patent number: 10927253
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a composition (I) at least comprising a compact thermoplastic polyurethane (P1), comprising the providing of at least one compact thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or a reaction mixture for production of a compact thermoplastic polyurethane (R-P1), the adding of at least one compound (N) that has a conjugated, nitrogen-containing aromatic structure as nucleating agent to the at least one thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or to the reaction mixture for production of a compact thermoplastic polyurethane (R-P1), wherein the compound (N) is a solid; and the mixing of the nucleating agent and the thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or the reaction mixture (R-P1) to obtain a composition (I). The nucleating agent is used here in an amount in the range from 0.01% by weight to 2.0% by weight, based on the thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or the reaction mixture (R-P1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Raphael Dabbous, Elmar Poeselt, Birte Lahrmann, Guido Bilges
  • Publication number: 20210040255
    Abstract: A process for producing a block copolymer may involve reacting at least one aromatic polyester having a melting point in the range from 160 to 350° C. with at least one second compound selected from diamines and diols at temperatures greater than 160° C. to obtain a mixture; and heating the mixture at a temperature in the range from 100° C. to 300° C. for from 1 to 240 hours to obtain a block copolymer, wherein in the reacting, the second compound is employed in an amount of 0.02 to 0.3 mol per mol of ester bond in the polyester. Block copolymers may be obtained by such a process and used for producing extruded, injection molded and pressed articles and also foams, foam particles, shoe soles, cable sheaths, hoses, profiles, drive belts, fibers, nonwovens, films, moldings, plugs, housings, damping elements for the electronic/automotive industry, mechanical engineering, 3-D printing, medicine, or consumer goods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Elmar POESELT, Martina SCHOEMER, Florian PUCH, Dirk KEMPFERT
  • Publication number: 20210017326
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a thermoplastic polyurethane reacting at least one thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU-1) or a polyurethane mixture comprising a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU-1) with at least one compound (V1) comprising two hydroxyl groups to obtain a mixture (G-a) comprising a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU-2) and the reaction of the mixture (G-a) with a mixture (G-b) comprising an isocyanate composition (ZI) comprising at least one diisocyanate and optionally and a polyol composition (ZP) comprising at least one polyol (P2) to obtain a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU target), wherein the proportion of the employed components (ZI) and (ZP) is matched to the hard segment content of the employed thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU-1), (V1) and the hard segment content of the thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU target).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Elmar POESELT, Dirk KEMPFERT, Lionel GEHRINGER, Juergen WEISER, Matthias GOLDBECK
  • Publication number: 20200362086
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method for preparing a thermoplastic polyurethane having a low glass transition temperature. The process according to the present invention comprises the steps of providing at least one polyol composition (P) comprising a poly-s-caprolactone polyol (P1), and a second polyol (P2) which is different from the first polyol (P1), and reacting the at least one polyol composition (P) with at least one polyisocyanate (P1) and at least one low molecular weight diol (CE) optionally in the presence of at least one catalyst (CA) and/or at least one additive (AD) to obtain a thermoplastic polyurethane. The present invention is also directed to the thermoplastic polyurethane obtained according to the process of the prestn invention and the use thereof in extruded articles and injection molded articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Johannes POPPENBERG, Sebastian RICHTER, Elmar POESELT
  • Publication number: 20200362092
    Abstract: The present invention relates to thermoplastic polyurethanes obtainable or obtained by reacting at least a polyisocyanate composition comprising at least one polyisocyanate, at least one chain extender, and at least one polyol composition, wherein the polyol composition comprises at least one polyester polyol (P1) which is obtainable by reacting an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid having 2 to 12 carbon atoms and a mixture (M1) comprising propane-1,3-diol and a further diol (D1) having 2 to 12 carbon atoms, preferably butane-1,4-diol. The present invention also relates to a preparation process for such thermoplastic polyurethanes and also to the use of a thermoplastic polyurethane according to the invention or of a thermoplastic polyurethane obtainable or obtained by a process according to the invention for the production of extrusion products, films and shaped bodies or for the production of polymer compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank SCHAEFER, Elmar POESELT, Sirus ZARBAKHSH
  • Publication number: 20200231739
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyurethane, in particular a thermoplastic polyurethane, obtainable or obtained by reacting at least the components (i) to (ii): (i) a polyisocyanate composition; (ii) a polyol composition, comprising (ii.1) at least one polyester diol or polyether diol having a number-average molecular weight in the range from 500 to 3000 g/mol, (ii.2) at least one polysiloxane having two terminal isocyanate-reactive functionalities selected from the group consisting of thio group, hydroxyl group and amino group. The invention additionally relates to a process for preparing this polyurethane, to the use thereof, to a molded body comprising the polyurethane. Furthermore, the invention relates to foam beads based on polyurethane, obtained or obtainable from the polyurethane, to a process for producing foam beads and also to bead foams and to the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Julia Christa JAEHNIGEN, Nabarun ROY, Elmar POESELT, Dejan PETROVIC, Peter GUTMANN, Dirk KEMPFERT
  • Patent number: 10563004
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a molding (FK), comprising the production of a thermoplastic polyurethane, comprising the reaction of at least one polyisocyanate composition, at least one chain extender, and at least one polyol composition, the production of a molding (FK*) from the thermoplastic polyurethane, the heating of the molding (FK*) to a temperature below the temperature at which the molding (FK*) is permanently deformable, and above the switching temperature of the thermoplastic polyurethane, the compressing of the heated molding (FK*) to give a molding (FK), and the cooling of the molding (FK) to a temperature below the switching temperature of the thermoplastic polyurethane, and also to the moldings obtainable or obtained by such a process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stefan Bokern, Frank Prissok, Sebastian Hartwig, Elmar Poeselt, Julia Goeschel, Uwe Keppeler
  • Publication number: 20190389999
    Abstract: The present invention relates to thermoplastic polyurethanes obtainable or obtained by reaction of at least one polyisocyanate composition, at least one chain extender (KV1) of general formula (I) and one further chain extender (KV2) selected from the group consisting of compounds having at least two isocyanate-reactive groups having a molecular weight of <500 g/mol, and at least one polyol composition. The present invention further relates to a production process for such thermoplastic polyurethanes and to the use of a thermoplastic polyurethane according to the invention or of a thermoplastic polyurethane obtainable or obtained by a process according to the invention for producing extrusion products, films and molded articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Nabarun ROY, Fin LAMMERS, Dirk KEMPFERT, Elmar POESELT
  • Publication number: 20190367660
    Abstract: The present invention relates to thermoplastic polyurethanes obtainable or obtained by reaction of at least one polyisocyanate composition which comprises 4,4?-MDI and at least one further polyisocyanate, at least one chain extender of general formula (I) and at least one polyol composition. The present invention further relates to a production process for such thermoplastic polyurethanes and to the use of a thermoplastic polyurethane according to the invention or of a thermoplastic polyurethane obtainable or obtained by a process according to the invention for producing extrusion products, films and molded articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Nabarun ROY, Elmar POESELT, Dirk KEMPFERT, Fin LAMMERS
  • Publication number: 20190345284
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are expanded thermoplastic polyurethane beads polymerized from an isocyanate, an isocyanate-reactive compound having a molecular weight between 500 and 10 000 g/mol and a chain extender, wherein customary adjuvants may be additionally present, and the thermoplastic polyurethane has a hard phase fraction ranging from 0.1 to 0.95 and the hard phase fraction is defined by: Hard ? ? phase ? ? fraction = ? x = 1 k ? ( ( m KVx M KV x ) · M Iso + m KVx ) m ges where MKVx represents a molar mass of chain extender x in g/mol, mKVx represents a mass of chain extender x in g, MIxo represents a molar mass of isocyanate in g/mol, mges represents a total mass of all starting materials without adjuvants, and k represents a number of chain extenders. Also disclosed herein are processes for producing expanded thermoplastic polyurethanes and processes for producing molded parts therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Peter GUTMANN, Elmar POESELT, Hye Jin PARK, Uwe KEPPELER, Lutz-Peter HOENEMANN
  • Publication number: 20190316014
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising at least one crosslinkable thermoplastic polyurethane (P) and at least one compound (N) having a conjugated, nitrogen-containing aromatic structure as nucleating agent, wherein the compound (N) is a solid and is present in the composition in an amount within a range from 0.01% to 0.5% by weight, based on the thermoplastic polyurethane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Julio ALBUERNE, Rolf ILLGUTH, Raphael DABBOUS, Elmar POESELT
  • Publication number: 20190300705
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a composition (I) at least comprising a compact thermoplastic polyurethane (P1), comprising the providing of at least one compact thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or a reaction mixture for production of a compact thermoplastic polyurethane (R-P1), the adding of at least one compound (N) that has a conjugated, nitrogen-containing aromatic structure as nucleating agent to the at least one thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or to the reaction mixture for production of a compact thermoplastic polyurethane (R-P1), wherein the compound (N) is a solid; and the mixing of the nucleating agent and the thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or the reaction mixture (R-P1) to obtain a composition (I). The nucleating agent is used here in an amount in the range from 0.01% by weight to 2.0% by weight, based on the thermoplastic polyurethane (P1) or the reaction mixture (R-P1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Raphael DABBOUS, Elmar POESELT, Birte LAHRMANN, Guido BILGES
  • Publication number: 20190071535
    Abstract: A crosslinked polyurethane obtainable by a process is disclosed wherein polyisocyanates are mixed with polymeric compounds having at least two hydrogen atoms reactive toward isocyanate groups and comprising at least one diene block copolymer which has at least two hydrogen atoms reactive toward isocyanate and has a polydiene main chain and at least one side chain or terminal chain composed of a polyether and/or a polyester, where the proportion by weight of the polydiene main chain is, based on the total weight of the diene block copolymer, from 25 to 95% by weight, to give a reaction mixture that is cured. Composites and blends composed of crosslinked polyurethane and rubber are also disclosed, as well as the use of crosslinked polyurethane in the production of tires or parts of tires, cable sheathing, shoe sole, roller or hose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Elmar Poeselt, Johannes Poppenberg, Berend Eling, Fritz Nimtz, Irina Fink
  • Publication number: 20190055341
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a diblock copolymer comprising the reaction of at least one aromatic polyester having a melting point in the range from 160° C. to 350° C. and at least one polymer diol having a melting point of less than 100° C. at a temperature of greater than 200° C. to obtain a mixture (G-a); and the reaction of the mixture (G-a) with at least one diisocyanate, wherein the diisocyanate is employed in a molar amount of at least 0.9 based on the alcohol groups of the polymer diols. The present invention further relates to diblock copolymers obtained or obtainable according to such a process and to the use of such diblock copolymers for producing extruded, injection molded and pressed articles and also foams, cable sheaths, hoses, profiles, drive belts, fibers, nonwovens, films, moldings, plugs, housings, damping elements for the electricals industry, automotive industry, mechanical engineering, 3-D printing, medicine and consumer goods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Elmar POESELT, Dirk KEMPFERT, Florian PUCH, Martina SCHOEMER
  • Publication number: 20180265621
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a thermoplastic polyurethane obtainable or obtained by the conversion of at least a polyisocyanate composition, ethane-1,2-diol as chain extender and a polyol composition, wherein no further chain extender is used aside from ethane-1,2-diol, to a process for preparing such a thermoplastic polyurethane, and to the use of such a polyurethane for production of injection molded products, extrusion products, films and shaped bodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Elmar POESELT, Dirk KEMPFERT