Patents by Inventor Frank Prissok

Frank Prissok 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: 11072692
    Abstract: Hollow beads having a skin of thermoplastic elastomer and a gas-filled cell are useful in the manufacture of shaped porous articles by thermally bonding or adhering the hollow beads together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank Prissok, Juergen Ahlers
  • Patent number: 11053368
    Abstract: Expandable thermoplastic polyurethane comprising blowing agent, wherein the Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane is from A 44 to A 84.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank Prissok, Frank Braun
  • 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: 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: 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: 20210163700
    Abstract: Coated shaped articles contain at least one shaped article with foamed beads containing at least one polyurethane (A) and at least one coating containing at least one polyurethane (B), wherein polyurethane (A) and polyurethane (B) are each constructed from at least one polyol and at least one polyisocyanate and wherein not less than 50 wt % of the polyol component used for constructing polyurethane (A) and polyurethane (B) is identical and not less than 50 wt % of the at least one polyisocyanate component used for constructing polyurethane (A) and polyurethane (B) is identical. Processes for producing the coated shaped articles and the method of using the coated shaped articles for various applications can be utilized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Michael Harms, Martin Vallo
  • 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: 10941263
    Abstract: The present invention relates to coated shaped articles comprising at least one shaped article comprising foamed beads comprising at least one polyurethane (A) and at least one coating comprising at least one polyurethane (B), wherein polyurethane (A) and polyurethane (B) are each constructed from at least one polyol and at least one polyisocyanate and wherein not less than 50 wt % of the polyol component used for constructing polyurethane (A) and polyurethane (B) is identical and not less than 50 wt % of the at least one polyisocyanate component used for constructing polyurethane (A) and polyurethane (B) is identical. The present invention further relates to processes for producing the coated shaped articles of the present invention and also to the method of using the coated shaped articles of the present invention for various applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank Prissok, Michael Harms, Martin Vallo
  • Publication number: 20210046729
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite comprising (1) a bottom layer comprising expanded thermoplastic elastomer particles; and (2) a surface layer on the bottom layer, and the use of such composites in flooring surfaces sports, sports hall floorings, swimming pool hall floorings, running tracks, sports facilities, playgrounds, kindergartens, park walkway and pavements
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Zhen Yu QIAN, Jiandong CAI, Anna Kristin HERBST, Xue Dong LI, Kun LUO
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10907006
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a molded body (MB) comprising the production of a thermoplastic polyurethane, the production of a molded body (MB*) from the thermoplastic polyurethane, heating the molded body (MB*) to a temperature below the temperature at which there is permanent deformability of the molded body (MB*), and above the switching temperature of the thermoplastic polyurethanes, elongating the heated molded body (MB*) with obtention of a molded body (MB), and cooling the molded body (MB) to a temperature below the switching temperature of the thermoplastic polyurethane, and the molded body obtained or obtainable by such a method. The present invention further relates to a thermoplastic polyurethane with shape memory and the use of a thermoplastic polyurethane for producing a molded body with shape memory effect in a temperature range from 0° C. to 130° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Zeljko Tomovic, Frank Prissok, Kathrin Cohen
  • Patent number: 10907021
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a rigid foam, which comprises reacting at least one polyisocyanate with a mixture comprising at least one polyepoxide, water, and at least one other hydrogen-acidic compound, the reaction taking place in the presence of a metal-free Lewis base having at least one nitrogen atom, to rigid foams obtainable by such a method, and to the use of a rigid foam of the invention for producing insulating materials, vacuum insulation panels, refrigeration equipment, construction elements, wind rotor blades, or elements for boatbuilding and vehicle construction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank Prissok, Andre Kamm, Michael Harms
  • Publication number: 20210022436
    Abstract: Expandable thermoplastic polyurethane comprising blowing agent, wherein the Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane is from A 44 to A 84.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Frank BRAUN
  • 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: 20210002449
    Abstract: Expandable thermoplastic polyurethane comprising blowing agent, wherein the Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane is from A 44 to A 84.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Frank BRAUN
  • Publication number: 20210002445
    Abstract: Expandable thermoplastic polyurethane comprising blowing agent, wherein the Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane is from A 44 to A 84.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Frank BRAUN
  • Publication number: 20210002448
    Abstract: Expandable thermoplastic polyurethane comprising blowing agent, wherein the Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane is from A 44 to A 84.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Frank BRAUN
  • Publication number: 20210002446
    Abstract: Expandable thermoplastic polyurethane comprising blowing agent, wherein the Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane is from A 44 to A 84.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Frank BRAUN
  • Publication number: 20210002447
    Abstract: Expandable thermoplastic polyurethane comprising blowing agent, wherein the Shore hardness of the thermoplastic polyurethane is from A 44 to A 84.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank PRISSOK, Frank BRAUN