Patents by Inventor Enrico Costantini

Enrico Costantini 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: 10214625
    Abstract: A polyolefin nanocomposite material comprising the following components: (A) a crystalline or semi-crystalline polyolefin resin; and (B) a nanosized mineral filler comprising or substantially consisting of a hydrotalcite, wherein the amount of the hydrotalcite is from 0.02 to 6 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the nanocomposite material, and the ratio MFR (1)/MFR (2) of the melt flow rate value MFR (1) of component (A) to the melt flow rate value MFR (2) of the polyolefin nanocomposite material is of at least 1.02, charachterized in that the said polyolefin nanocomposite material includes a compatibilizer the dispersion of the mineral filler (B) and compatibilizer in the polyolefin resin is produced at shear mixing rates from 30 to 300 sec?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Giuseppe Ferrara, Enrico Costantini, Marco Consalvi
  • Patent number: 9803074
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polyolefin-based composition suitable for use as adhesives and/or tie-layer adhesive compositions as well as a multi-layered structure made from and/or containing the polyolefin-based composition. The polyolefin-based composition is made from and/or contains (a) a grafted polyolefin composition, (b) a first polymer composition, (c) a polypropylene-containing blend composition, and (d) optionally, an additives composition having one or more additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignees: Equistar Chemicals, LP, Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Maged G. Botros, Enrico Costantini, Charles S. Holland, Chun Lee, Enrico Masarati
  • Publication number: 20170275436
    Abstract: A polyolefin nanocomposite material comprising the following components: (A) a crystalline or semi-crystalline polyolefin resin; and (B) a nanosized mineral filler comprising or substantially consisting of a hydrotalcite, wherein the amount of the hydrotalcite is from 0.02 to 6 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the nanocomposite material, and the ratio MFR (1)/MFR (2) of the melt flow rate value MFR (1) of component (A) to the melt flow rate value MFR (2) of the polyolefin nanocomposite material is of at least 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.r.l.
    Inventors: GIUSEPPE FERRARA, ENRICO COSTANTINI, MARCO CONSALVI
  • Patent number: 9676920
    Abstract: A polyolefin nanocomposite material comprising the following components: (A) a crystalline or semi-crystalline polyolefin resin; and (B) a nanosized mineral filler comprising or substantially consisting of a hydrotalcite, wherein the amount of the hydrotalcite is from 0.02 to 6 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the nanocomposite material, and the ratio MFR (1)/MFR (2) of the melt flow rate value MFR (1) of component (A) to the melt flow rate value MFR (2) of the polyolefin nanocomposite material is of at least 1.02, characterized in that the said polyolefin nanocomposite material includes a compatibilizer the dispersion of the mineral filler (B) and compatibilizer in the polyolefin resin is produced at shear mixing rates from 30 to 300 sec?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Giuseppe Ferrara, Enrico Costantini, Marco Consalvi
  • Publication number: 20150267087
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a polyolefin-based composition suitable for use as adhesives and/or tie-layer adhesive compositions as well as a multi-layered structure made from and/or containing the polyolefin-based composition. The polyolefin-based composition is made from and/or contains (a) a grafted polyolefin composition, (b) a first polymer composition, (c) a polypropylene-containing blend composition, and (d) optionally, an additives composition having one or more additives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2015
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Inventors: Maged G. Botros, Enrico Costantini, Charles S. Holland, Chun Lee, Enrico Masarati
  • Patent number: 8716394
    Abstract: Polypropylene compositions having a MFR value (2.16 kg, 230° C.) from 15 to 200 g/10 min., comprising: A) a propylene polymer or polymer composition selected from propylene homopolymers or copolymers of propylene containing up to 5% by moles of comonomer(s), said homopolymers and copolymers having values of MFR, obtained without degradation treatments, from 500 to 2500 g/10 min., or combinations of the said homopolymers or copolymers; B) a filler or pigment, or their combinations; and optionally C) from 0.5 to 5% by weight, with respect to the total weight of A), B) and C), of a compatibilizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini
  • Patent number: 8557913
    Abstract: Filled polyolefin compositions comprising: A) from 10% to 75% by weight of a polypropylene component; B) from 20% to 80% by weight of a filler; C) from 3% to 50% of a polybutene-1 component; wherein the percentages of A), B) and C) are referred to the sum of A) B) and C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini
  • Patent number: 8519054
    Abstract: Thermoset polyolefin elastomer obtained by static curing with water a silane-grafted thermoplastic heterophasic polyolefin composition (I) having a flexural modulus equal to or lower than 150 MPa, and comprising: (a) a crystalline propylene homopolymer or copolymer of propylene with up to 15% by weight of ethylene or other alpha-olefin comonomer(s), or their combinations, and (b) a copolymer or a composition of copolymers of ethylene with other alpha-olefins containing from 15% by weight to less then 40% by weight of ethylene; said thermoset polyolefin elastomer having a compression set value of from 30 to 65%, a ratio of elongation at break to compression set values of above 8, and hardness shore A values below 90.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Basell Polyolefine GmbH
    Inventors: Gilberto Moscardi, Enrico Costantini
  • Publication number: 20130101771
    Abstract: Polyolefin compositions containing nanosize mineral fillers, having an improved balance of processability and mechanical properties comprising from 99.9% to 75% by weight of a polypropylene component A); from 0.1% to 25% by weight of a nanosize mineral filler component B); wherein A) is a polypropylene composition containing a polypropylene fraction AI) having a melt flow rate (MFRI) value of 100 g/10 min. or more, a polypropylene fraction AII) having a melt flow rate (MFRII) value of from 0.1 to 30 g/10 min and optionally a compatibilizer Q).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2011
    Publication date: April 25, 2013
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA, S.R.L.
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini, Marco Consalvi
  • Patent number: 8338543
    Abstract: Thermoplastic vulcanizate elastomer obtained by dynamic vulcanization of a heterophasic polyolefin composition in presence of at least (i) an alkenyl-substituted alkoxysilane grafting agent and (ii) water; wherein said heterophasic polyolefin composition has flexural modulus equal to or lower than 150 MPa, and comprises: (a) a crystalline propylene homopolymer or copolymer of propylene with up to 15% of ethylene or other alpha-olefin comonomer(s), or their combinations, and (b) a copolymer or a composition of copolymers of ethylene with other alpha-olefins, containing from 15% to 40% of ethylene, said thermoplastic vulcanizate elastomer having compression set values in the range from 45-65%, the ratio of elongation at break to compression set values over 10 and hardness shore A values below 90.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l.
    Inventors: Gilberto Moscardi, Enrico Costantini
  • Patent number: 8309659
    Abstract: Filled polyolefin compositions comprising: A) from 20% to 80% by weight of a polypropylene component; B) from 20% to 80% by weight of a filler; wherein the percentages of A) and B) are referred to the sum of A) and B), and A) is selected from the following compositions: a) a polypropylene composition containing from 20% to 80% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AI) having a Melt Flow Rate value of 500 g/10 min. or more, and from 20% to 80% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AII) having a Melt Flow Rate value of from 0.1 to 30 g/10 min., the said percentages of AI) and AII) being referred to the sum of AI) and AII); or b) a polypropylene composition containing from 15% to 72% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AI) having a Melt Flow Rate value of 500 g/10 min. or more, from 15% to 70% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AII) having a Melt Flow Rate value of from 0.1 to 30 g/10 min. and from 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l.
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini, Marco Consalvi
  • Publication number: 20120245260
    Abstract: Polyolefin composition for membrane suitable for use in waterproofing applications. In particular, the present invention relates to a membrane for use in geomembranes, for water containment and conveyance, pool liners, rainstorm and fish pond liners, snow lagoons, water and industrial reservoirs, food related lining etc. Such membrane comprises at least one layer comprising an heterophasic composition of olefin polymers and a specified additives package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA, S.R.L.
    Inventors: Luca Lunghi, Fiorella Pradella, Ambra Montaletti, Enrico Costantini
  • Patent number: 8227550
    Abstract: Filled polyolefin compositions comprising: A) from 15% to 55% by weight of a polypropylene component; B) from 20% to 80% by weight of a filler; C) from 4% to 25% of an elastomeric polymer or polymer composition; wherein the percentages of A), B) and C) are referred to the sum of A) B) and C), and A) is selected from the following compositions: a) a polypropylene composition containing from 20% to 80% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AI) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRI) value of 500 g/10 min. or more, and from 20% to 80% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AII) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRII) value of from 0.1 to 30 g/10 min., the said percentages of AI) and AII) being referred to the sum of AI) and AII); or b) a polypropylene composition containing from 15% to 72% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AI) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRI) value of 500 g/10 min. or more, from 15% to 70% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AII) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRII) value of from 0.1 to 30 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l.
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini, Marco Consalvi
  • Publication number: 20110245404
    Abstract: Filled polyolefin compositions comprising: A) from 10% to 75% by weight of a polypropylene component; B) from 20% to 80% by weight of a filler; C) from 3% to 50% of a polybutene-1 component; wherein the percentages of A), B) and C) are referred to the sum of A) B) and C).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2009
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini
  • Publication number: 20100304068
    Abstract: A polyolefin nanocomposite material comprising the following components: (A) a crystalline or semi-crystalline polyolefin resin; and (B) a nanosized mineral filler comprising or substantially consisting of a hydrotalcite, wherein the amount of the hydrotalcite is from 0.02 to 6 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the nanocomposite material, and the ratio MFR (1)/MFR (2) of the melt flow rate value MFR (1) of component (A) to the melt flow rate value MFR (2) of the polyolefin nanocomposite material is of at least 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2008
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Inventors: Giuseppe Ferrara, Enrico Costantini, Marco Consalvi
  • Publication number: 20100249256
    Abstract: Thermoset polyolefin elastomer obtained by static curing with water a silane-grafted thermoplastic heterophasic polyolefin composition (I) having a flexural modulus equal to or lower than 150 MPa, and comprising: (a) a crystalline propylene homopolymer or copolymer of propylene with up to 15% by weight of ethylene or other alpha-olefin comonomer(s), or their combinations, and (b) a copolymer or a composition of copolymers of ethylene with other alpha-olefins containing from 15% by weight to less then 40% by weight of ethylene; said thermoset polyolefin elastomer having a compression set value of from 30 to 65%, a ratio of elongation at break to compression set values of above 8, and hardness shore A values below 90.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2008
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: Basell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l.
    Inventors: Gilberto Moscardi, Enrico Costantini
  • Publication number: 20100240784
    Abstract: Thermoplastic vulcanizate elastomer obtained by dynamic vulcanization of a heterophasic polyolefin composition in presence of at least (i) an alkenyl-substituted alkoxysilane grafting agent and (ii) water; wherein said heterophasic polyolefin composition has flexural modulus equal to or lower than 150 MPa, and comprises: (a) a crystalline propylene homopolymer or copolymer of propylene with up to 15% of ethylene or other alpha-olefin comonomer(s), or their combinations, and (b) a copolymer or a composition of copolymers of ethylene with other alpha-olefins, containing from 15% to 40% of ethylene, said thermoplastic vulcanizate elastomer having compression set values in the range from 45-65%, the ratio of elongation at break to compression set values over 10 and hardness shore A values below 90.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2007
    Publication date: September 23, 2010
    Applicant: Bassell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l.
    Inventors: Gilberto Moscardi, Enrico Costantini
  • Patent number: 7767761
    Abstract: Polyolefin compositions comprising, by weight: A) 30-80% of a polyolefin component containing not less than 80% of a waste material selected from polyethylene, polypropylene or their mixtures; B) 20-70% of a heterophasic polyolefin composition having flexural modulus equal to or lower than 600 MPa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l.
    Inventors: Enrico Costantini, Enrico Masarati
  • Publication number: 20100087592
    Abstract: Polypropylene compositions having a MFR value (2.16 kg, 230° C.) from 15 to 200 g/10 min., comprising: A) a propylene polymer or polymer composition selected from propylene homopolymers or copolymers of propylene containing up to 5% by moles of comonomer(s), said homopolymers and copolymers having values of MFR, obtained without degradation treatments, from 500 to 2500 g/10 min., or combinations of the said homopolymers or copolymers; B) a filler or pigment, or their combinations; and optionally C) from 0.5 to 5% by weight, with respect to the total weight of A), B) and C), of a compatibilizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Publication date: April 8, 2010
    Applicant: Basell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini
  • Publication number: 20100069560
    Abstract: Filled polyolefin compositions comprising: A) from 15% to 55% by weight of a polypropylene component; B) from 20% to 80% by weight of a filler; C) from 4% to 25% of an elastomeric polymer or polymer composition; wherein the percentages of A), B) and C) are referred to the sum of A) B) and C), and A) is selected from the following compositions: a) a polypropylene composition containing from 20% to 80% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AI) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRI) value of 500 g/10 min. or more, and from 20% to 80% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AII) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRII) value of from 0.1 to 30 g/10 min., the said percentages of AI) and AII) being referred to the sum of AI) and AII); or b) a polypropylene composition containing from 15% to 72% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AI) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRI) value of 500 g/10 min. or more, from 15% to 70% by weight of a polypropylene fraction AII) having a Melt Flow Rate L (MFRII) value of from 0.1 to 30 g/10 min.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2007
    Publication date: March 18, 2010
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: Enrico Masarati, Enrico Costantini, Marco Consalvi