Patents by Inventor George A. Policello

George A. Policello 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: 10617118
    Abstract: There is provided herein a low foam surfactant composition comprising: (a) di-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (I): (R1R2R3SiO)2(R4)Si—R5—Si(R6)(OSiR7R8R9)2??(I); and, (b) mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (II): (R12R13R14SiO)2Si(R15)R16??(II) wherein di-trisiloxane alkoxylate (I) is soluble in mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate and methods of making the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Linh The Truong, Benjamin Falk, Kalman Koczo
  • Publication number: 20200107542
    Abstract: A deposition aid is provided, comprising a low molecular weight, low viscosity polysiloxane, combined with a crop oil concentrate or esterified seed oil concentrate. Combinations including the modified silicone can improve spreading and/or adhesion to foliage. Adding about 5% to about 20% of the modified silicone can provide more than a proportional increase in spreading and/or adhesion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: WILLIAM L. BROWN, GEORGE A. POLICELLO, JEFERSON A. NAUE
  • Patent number: 10542746
    Abstract: An adjuvant composition contains lecithin and an organosilicon surfactant as defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: George A Policello, Jeferson A Naue, Mary Ann Paccione, Fengqi He, Narayan Mukherjee
  • Publication number: 20190110470
    Abstract: There is provided herein a low foam surfactant composition comprising: (a) di-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (I): (R1R2R3SiO)2(R4)Si—R5—Si(R6)(OSiR7R8R9)2??(I); and, (b) mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (II): (R12R13R14SiO)2Si(R15)R16??(II) wherein di-trisiloxane alkoxylate (I) is soluble in mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate and methods of making the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Linh The Truong, Benjamin Falk, Kalman Koczo
  • Publication number: 20190090489
    Abstract: An adjuvant composition contains lecithin and an organosilicon surfactant as defined herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Jeferson A. Naue, Narayan Mukherjee
  • Patent number: 10233200
    Abstract: Organomodified monosilyl compounds as defined herein exhibit excellent resistance to hydrolysis over a wide range of pH and excellent wetting properties. The organomodified monosilyl compounds are advantageously employed as wetting agents in any of a wide variety of products such as agrochemical compositions, cosurfactants, coatings, personal care products and home care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Matericals Inc.
    Inventors: Narayan Mukherjee, George A Policello
  • Publication number: 20190055271
    Abstract: Organomodified monosilyl compounds as defined herein exhibit excellent resistance to hydrolysis over a wide range of pH and excellent wetting properties. The organomodified monosilyl compounds are advantageously employed as wetting agents in any of a wide variety of products such as agrochemical compositions, cosurfactants, coatings, personal care products and home care products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Narayan MUKHERJEE, George A POLICELLO
  • Patent number: 10188102
    Abstract: There is provided herein a low foam surfactant composition comprising: (a) di-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (I): (R1R2R3SiO)2(R4)Si—R5—Si(R6)(OSiR7R8R9)2??(I); and, (b) mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (II): (R12R13R14SiO)2Si(R15)R16??(II) wherein di-trisiloxane alkoxylate (I) is soluble in mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate and methods of making the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Linh The Truong, Benjamin Falk, Kalman Koczo
  • Patent number: 9988404
    Abstract: There is provided herein a polyalkylene-oxide-free surfactant composition comprising an ester-modified organosilicon having the general formula (I) AOaR4b(BOcR11d)e(C)fDg. There is also provided methods for making the ester-modified organosilicon (I) and agricultural, coating, personal care and home care applications containing the polyalkylene-oxide-free surfactant composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Narayan Mukherjee, Roland Wagner, Mark D. Leatherman
  • Publication number: 20170291914
    Abstract: There is provided herein a polyalkylene-oxide-free surfactant composition comprising an ester-modified organosilicon having the general formula (I) AOaR4b(BOcR11d)e(C)fDg. There is also provided methods for making the ester-modified organosilicon (I) and agricultural, coating, personal care and home care applications containing the polyalkylene-oxide-free surfactant composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Narayan Mukherjee, Roland Wagner, Mark D. Leatherman
  • Publication number: 20170280713
    Abstract: An adjuvant composition contains lecithin and an organosilicon surfactant as defined herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Jeferson A. Naue, Mary Ann Paccione, Fengqi He, Narayan Mukherjee
  • Publication number: 20170013830
    Abstract: There is provided herein a low foam surfactant composition comprising: (a) di-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (I): (R1R2R3SiO)2(R4)Si—R5—Si(R6)(OSiR7R8R9)2??(I); and, (b) mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate component of the general formula (II): (R12R13R14SiO)2Si(R15)R16??(II) wherein di-trisiloxane alkoxylate (I) is soluble in mono-trisiloxane alkoxylate and methods of making the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Linh The Truong, Benjamin Falk, Kalman Koczo
  • Publication number: 20160100573
    Abstract: There is provided herein a surfactant composition comprising quaternary organosilicons having the general formula (I) AOaR4b(BOcR11d)eC. There is also provided methods for making the quaternary organosilicons (I) and agricultural, coating, personal care and home care applications containing the quaternary organosilicons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: George A. Policello, Narayan Mukherjee
  • Patent number: 9034960
    Abstract: A solid, water-soluble fast-dissolving antidrift composition includes a urea-based complex-forming component (i) complexed with an antidrift component (ii), the antidrift composition optionally further including an adjuvant component (iii).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: William L. Brown, George A. Policello
  • Publication number: 20140031467
    Abstract: A solid, water-soluble fast-dissolving antidrift composition includes a urea-based complex-forming component (i) complexed with an antidrift component (ii), the antidrift composition optionally further including an adjuvant component (iii).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicant: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: William L. Brown, George A. Policello
  • Patent number: 8569385
    Abstract: The present invention provides for a composition comprising a silane having the formula: (R1)(R2)(R3)Si—R4—Si(R5)(R6)(R7) wherein R1, R2, R3, R5, and R6 are each independently selected from the group consisting of 1 to 6 monovalent hydrocarbon radicals, aryl, and a hydrocarbon group of 7 to 10 carbons containing an aryl group; R4 is a hydrocarbon group of 1 to 3 carbons; R7 comprises an anionic, cationic or zwitterionic substituent. The silanes of the present invention exhibit resistance to hydrolysis over a wide pH range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Mark D. Leatherman, George A. Policello, Wenqing N. Peng, Liping Zeng, Ronald Wagner, Suresh K. Rajamaran, Zijun Xia
  • Patent number: 8551533
    Abstract: An adjuvant composition is provided which comprises: (a) at least one water-soluble electrolyte; (b) at least one electrolyte-tolerant surfactant; (c) antifoam component which is at least one mixture selected from the group consisting of (1) at least one branched silicone resin (i), at least one silicone fluid (ii), at least one particulate metal oxide (iii) and, optionally, at least one catalyst (iv) for catalyzing the condensation of siloxy groups, (2) the equilibration reaction product of mixture (1), and (3) mixture (1) in which at least a portion of particulate metal oxide (iii) is pre-hydrophobized; (d) optionally, at least one additional bioinert material; and, (e) water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: William L Brown, Kalman Koczo, George A Policello
  • Patent number: 8524641
    Abstract: A composition for providing a stable foam with high tolerance to hydrocarbons includes (a) an aqueous liquid; (b) at least one water soluble or dispersible silicon-containing polyether foamant contained within the aqueous liquid; and (c) a non-aqueous liquid. The aqueous liquid includes water and brine. The non-aqueous liquid includes liquid hydrocarbons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Kalman Koczo, Oleg Tselinik, Benjamin Falk, George A. Policello
  • Patent number: 8491876
    Abstract: Compositions comprising disiloxane surfactant compositions comprising a silicone composition comprising a silicone having the formula: MM? where M=R1R2R3SiO1/2; M?=R4R5R6SiO1/2; with R1 selected from the group consisting of branched monovalent hydrocarbon radical of from 3 to 6 carbon atoms and R7, where R7 has the formula: R8R9R10SiR12 with R8, R9, and R10 each independently selected from the group of monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms and monovalent aryl or alkaryl hydrocarbon radicals having from 6 to 13 carbon atoms and R12 is a divalent hydrocarbon radical having from 1 to 3 carbon atoms, R2 and R3 are each independently selected from the group of from 1 to 6 carbon atom monovalent hydrocarbon radicals or R1, with R4 an alkylpolyalkyleneoxide of the general formula: R13(C2H4O)a(C3H6O)b(C4H8O)cR14 where R13 is a divalent linear or branched hydrocarbon radical having the structure: —CH2—CH(R15)(R16)dO— where R15 is H or methyl; R16 is a divalent alkyl radical of
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Mark D. Leatherman, George A. Policello, Suresh K. Rajaramaran
  • Patent number: 8470894
    Abstract: The present invention provides for a composition comprising a siloxane having the formula: M1DM2 wherein M1=(R1)(R2)(R3)SiO1/2; M2=(R4)(R5)(R6)SiO1/2 and D=(R7)(Z)SiO2/2 where R1, R2, R3 R4, R5, R6 and R7 are each independently selected from the group consisting of 1 to 4 carbon monovalent hydrocarbon radicals, aryl, and a hydrocarbon group of 4 to 9 carbons containing an aryl group; Z is a pendant hydrophilic ionic group selected from the group consisting of R8—RA, R9-RC, and R10—RZ; RA being an anionic substituent, RC a cationic substituent or RZ a zwitterionic substituent on the D group wherein said siloxane has an enhanced resistance to hydrolysis at a pH below 6 or a pH above 7.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials
    Inventors: Mark D. Leatherman, George A. Policello, Wenqing N. Peng, Liping Zheng, Roland Wagner, Suresh K. Rajaraman, Zijun Xia