Patents by Inventor Floyd E. Naylor

Floyd E. Naylor 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: 4530652
    Abstract: Asphalt compositions having improved physical properties are prepared by blending into an asphalt a high vinyl rubbery polymer such as a conjugated diene/monovinyl aromatic block copolymer wherein the conjugated diene blocks contain at least about 25 percent 1,2 addition (or vinyl unsaturation based on total diene content).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 1984
    Date of Patent: July 23, 1985
    Inventors: Ollie G. Buck, Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4360643
    Abstract: A method is provided for producing block copolymers of a lactone and a conjugated diene and/or a monovinylarene, in which the lactone polymerization step is terminated by addition of water, a mineral acid or a carboxylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 1980
    Date of Patent: November 23, 1982
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4352912
    Abstract: Copolymers of alpha-methylstyrene-type monomers and conjugated diene monomers are prepared by polymerizing an alpha-methylstyrene monomer using a first polar activator, adding a small amount of a conjugated diene monomer to cap the block of alpha-methylstyrene-type monomer polymer, and further adding a conjugated diene monomer and polymerizing with a second polar activator effective for copolymerization of residual alpha-methylstyrene-type monomer. The resulting copolymer can be coupled to form linear or radial block copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 1981
    Date of Patent: October 5, 1982
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4338219
    Abstract: The copolymerization of isoolefins with dienes is initiated by nickel source complexes with compounds of titanium or vanadium. For example, isobutylene and butadiene are copolymerized in the presence of a catalyst of bis(1,5-cyclooctadiene)nickel and titanium tetrachloride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 1978
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1982
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4302559
    Abstract: Copolymers of alpha-methylstyrene-type monomers and conjugated diene monomers are prepared by polymerizing an alpha-methylstyrene monomer using a first polar activator, adding a small amount of a conjugated diene monomer to cap the block of alpha-methylstyrene-type monomer polymer, and further adding a conjugated diene monomer and polymerizing with a second polar activator effective for copolymerization of residual alpha-methylstyrene-type monomer. The resulting copolymer can be coupled to form linear or radial block copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 1980
    Date of Patent: November 24, 1981
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Co.
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4287313
    Abstract: A thermosettable composition comprising (1) an unsaturated polyester, (2) a block copolymer of a lactone, a conjugated diene and, optionally, a monovinylarene, and (3) a vinyl monomer is provided which shows improved compatibility and stability over a composition in which the block copolymer does not contain a polylactone block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 1979
    Date of Patent: September 1, 1981
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Co.
    Inventors: Raymond F. Uber, Clifford W. Childers, Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4277591
    Abstract: Random copolymers of at least one conjugated diene and at least one alpha-methylstyrene type monomer are produced by solution polymerization in the presence of an organolithium initiator and at least one of selected sodium, potassium, rubidium, and cesium compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 1979
    Date of Patent: July 7, 1981
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4256853
    Abstract: Lamination problems in polyphenylene oxide resin blends with conjugated diene-monovinylarene rubber polymers are avoided or minimized by using a linear or radial conjugated diene-monovinylarene teleblock copolymer having monovinylarene end blocks having a high heterogeneity index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 1979
    Date of Patent: March 17, 1981
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventors: Floyd E. Naylor, Roy F. Wright
  • Patent number: 4246372
    Abstract: Copolymers of alpha-methylstyrene-type monomers and conjugated diene monomers are prepared by polymerizing an alpha-methylstyrene monomer using a first polar activator, adding a small amount of a conjugated diene monomer to cap the block of alpha-methylstyrene-type monomer polymer, and further adding a conjugated diene monomer and polymerizing with a second polar activator effective for copolymerization of residual alpha-methylstyrene-type monomer. The resulting copolymer can be coupled to form linear or radial block copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 1979
    Date of Patent: January 20, 1981
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4239806
    Abstract: An adhesvie composition comprising a block copolymer produced by the polymerization of a conjugated diene and a hydrocarbyl-substituted styrene or the polymerization of a conjugated diene, styrene, and a hydrocarbyl-substituted styrene, the block copolymer having an inherent viscosity within the range of from about 0.5 to about 3. The compositions have utility in the formation of laminates from metals and other substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 1979
    Date of Patent: December 16, 1980
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventors: Henry L. Hsieh, Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4178275
    Abstract: An adhesive composition comprising a block copolymer produced by the polymerization of a conjugated diene and a hydrocarbyl-substituted styrene or the polymerization of a conjugated diene, styrene, and a hydrocarbyl-substituted styrene, the block copolymer having an inherent viscosity within the range of from about 0.5 to about 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 1977
    Date of Patent: December 11, 1979
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventors: Henry L. Hsieh, Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4136137
    Abstract: Block copolymers and adhesive compositions comprising a block copolymer of a conjugated diene, styrene, and a hydrocarbyl-substituted styrene, the block copolymer having an inherent viscosity within the range of from about 0.5 to about 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 23, 1979
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventors: Henry L. Hsieh, Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4107236
    Abstract: Polymers are prepared containing a hydrogenated block derived from low vinyl polybutadiene, and a hydrogenated block derived from medium vinyl polybutadiene. The polymers further can contain a block derived from a monovinyl-substituted aromatic compound. The polymers are ozone-resistant, thermoplastic elastomers, with improved high temperature tensile strengths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 1976
    Date of Patent: August 15, 1978
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventors: Floyd E. Naylor, Robert P. Zelinski
  • Patent number: 4105845
    Abstract: The copolymerization of isoolefins with dienes is initiated by nickel source complexes with compounds of titanium or vanadium. For example, isobutylene and butadiene are copolymerized in the presence of a catalyst of bis(1,5-cyclooctadiene)nickel and titanium tetrachloride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 1974
    Date of Patent: August 8, 1978
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4035570
    Abstract: Polyalkadienes with high percentage of trans configurations are produced by employing a catalyst system obtained by admixing (A) at least one hydride having the general formula MZR.sub.a H.sub.(4-a) wherein M is lithium, sodium, potassium, rubidium or cesium, Z is aluminum or boron, R is hydrogen or a monovalent, saturated, cyclic or acyclic hydrocarbon radical containing up to 12 carbon atoms, and a is an integer between 0 and 2, (B) at least one titanium tetrahalide compound having the general formula TiX.sub.4 wherein X is chloride or bromide, (C) an iodine composition having the general formula R'I wherein R' is a monovalent, saturated, cyclic or acyclic hydrocarbon radical containing up to 12 carbon atoms, and (D) an ether having the general formula R"--O--R'" wherein R" and R"' can be the same or different monovalent, saturated, cyclic or acyclic hydrocarbon radicals containing 2 to 12 carbon atoms with a total of not more than about 16 carbon atoms per ether molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1975
    Date of Patent: July 12, 1977
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventors: George A. Moczygemba, Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4020007
    Abstract: 1,3-Butadiene is polymerized employing a four-component catalyst comprising: a) an organoaluminum hydride; b) an organolithium or organosodium compound; c) a titanium halide compound; and d) an ether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 1975
    Date of Patent: April 26, 1977
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 4020008
    Abstract: 1,3-Butadiene is polymerized to produce a high trans-polybutadiene employing a three-component catalyst system comprising: (1) a reducing agent in an oxyether solution; (2) a titanium halide plus molecular iodine wherein the halide is chloride or bromide, or titanium tetraiodide; and (3) a thioether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 1975
    Date of Patent: April 26, 1977
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 3932327
    Abstract: An adhesive composition made from two copolymers of the styrene-butadiene type, one having terminal segments of polystyrene and one having terminal segments of polybutadiene. A tackifying resin is included in the adhesive, together with appropriate solvents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 1973
    Date of Patent: January 13, 1976
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor
  • Patent number: 3931126
    Abstract: Treatment of conjugated diene homo and copolymers with a mixture of an organolithium compound and N,N,N',N'-tetramethylalkylenediamine reduces inherent viscosity of the polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 1967
    Date of Patent: January 6, 1976
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventor: Floyd E. Naylor