Patents by Inventor Hans-Werner Schmidt

Hans-Werner Schmidt 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: 20220185770
    Abstract: A composition comprises one or more trimesic acid derivatives of Formula (I) in which R1, R2, and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of alkyl groups. A polymer composition comprises a composition as described above and a polyolefin polymer. The polymer compositions containing a trimesic acid derivative of Formula (I) exhibit very low haze levels and minimal extraction of the trimesic acid derivative.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Daniel Kremer, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Paul Smith, John David Anderson, Suchitra Datta, Keith Keller, Nathan Mehl, Walter Scrivens
  • Publication number: 20220081372
    Abstract: The invention relates to an improved process for providing purified styrenic monomers, such as styrene, from styrene-containing polymer waste. Styrene-containing waste is depolymerized in a suitable reactor, and the depolymerization products are condensed and separated in a three-step distillation process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2020
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Norbert NIESSNER, Bianca WILHELMUS, Hannes KERSCHBAUMER, Michiel VERSWYVEL, Petra INGHELBRECHT, Thomas W. COCHRAN, KyungHo SHON, Mohammed ABBOUD, Ricardo CUETOS, Hans-Dieter SCHWABEN, Jens KATHMANN, Thad URQUHART, Timothy A. BROWN, Tim WONG, Walter DE VET, Hans-Werner SCHMIDT, Andreas SCHEDL, Tristan KOLB
  • Patent number: 11274198
    Abstract: A scratch-resistant thermoplastic polymer composition (P) comprising 40 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 20 wt.-% of at least one inorganic metal compound nanoparticle, and optionally at least one polymeric compatibilizing agent, at least one modified polysiloxane compound, at least one colorant, dye or pigment, and/or at least one further additive has improved scratch properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias Schulz, Norbert Niessner, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Tristan Kolb, Sascha Ehlert, Stephan Foerster
  • Patent number: 11225571
    Abstract: Thermoplastic polymer compositions (P) comprising 90 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 10 wt.-% of at least one copolymer at least comprising repeating units derived from at least one ?-olefin monomer and at least one vinyl-aromatic monomer, at least one inorganic phosphate compound, at least one polyolefin wax and optionally at least one colorant, dye or pigment, and/or at least one further additive show improved properties with respect to residual gloss after abrasion combined with improved melt flow characteristics while heat resistance is not affected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias Schulz, Norbert Niessner, Eike Jahnke, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Tristan Kolb
  • Patent number: 11220594
    Abstract: Scratch-resistant thermoplastic polymer compositions (P) comprising 90 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 10 wt.-% of an aliphatic amide wax additive comprising at least one aliphatic amide wax composition having a melting point in the range of 80° C. to 115° C., and optionally at least one colorant, dye, pigment and/or further additive, have improved properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias Schulz, Norbert Niessner, Eike Jahnke, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Tristan Kolb
  • Publication number: 20210179544
    Abstract: A trisamide compound has the structure of Formula (I) in which R1, R2, and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of alkyl groups. A polymer composition comprises a trisamide compound of Formula (I) and a polyolefin polymer. The polymer compositions containing a trisamide compound of Formula (I) exhibit very low haze levels and minimal extraction of the trisamide compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Daniel Kremer, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Paul Smith, John David Anderson, Suchitra Datta, Keith Keller, Nathan Mehl, Walter Scrivens
  • Publication number: 20210179540
    Abstract: A trisamide compound has the structure of Formula (I) in which R1, R2, and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of alkyl groups. A polymer composition comprises a trisamide compound of Formula (I) and a polyolefin polymer. The polymer compositions containing a trisamide compound of Formula (I) exhibit very low haze levels and minimal extraction of the trisamide compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Daniel Kremer, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Paul Smith, John David Anderson, Suchitra Datta, Keith Keller, Nathan Mehl, Walter Scrivens
  • Publication number: 20210155787
    Abstract: Thermoplastic polymer compositions (P) comprising 90 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 10 wt.-% of at least one copolymer at least comprising repeating units derived from at least one ?-olefin monomer and at least one vinyl-aromatic monomer, at least one inorganic phosphate compound, at least one polyolefin wax and optionally at least one colorant, dye or pigment, and/or at least one further additive show improved properties with respect to residual gloss after abrasion combined with improved melt flow characteristics while heat resistance is not affected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Tobias SCHULZ, Norbert NIESSNER, Eike JAHNKE, Hans-Werner SCHMIDT, Tristan KOLB
  • Publication number: 20210087379
    Abstract: A thermoplastic molding composition can be employed for 3D printing if it comprises: A: 92.9 to 98.59 wt % of impact-modified polymer A, consisting of: 40 to 90 wt % of vinylaromatic copolymer a, 10 to 60 wt % of ABS graft copolymer b; B1: 1.2 to 3.5 wt % of amide or amide derivative of saturated higher fatty acid having 14 to 22 carbon atoms; B2: 0.2 to 0.6 wt % of salt of saturated higher fatty acid having 14 to 22 carbon atoms; and C: 0.01 to 3 wt % of auxiliaries C such as stabilizers, oxidation retarders, agents against heat and UV light decomposition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Stephanie BAUMANN, Frank EISENTRAEGER, Josef MEINERS, Norbert NIESSNER, Hans-Werner SCHMIDT
  • Patent number: 10920037
    Abstract: Thermally conductive polymer (TCP) resin compositions are described, comprising components (X) and (Y): 90 to 99.9% component (X) comprising components (I) and (II): 60 to 85% matrix polymer (I) comprising styrenic polymers (F) selected from: ABS resins, ASA resins, and elastomeric block copolymers of the structure (S—(B/S))n—S; 15 to 40% thermally conductive filler material (II) (D50 1 to 200 ???), consisting of a ceramic material and/or graphite; 0.1 to 10% chemical foaming agent (Y). Shaped articles made thereof can be used for automotive applications, as a heat sink for high performance electronics, LED sockets or electrical and electronic housings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias Schulz, Norbert Niessner, Gisbert Michels, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Tristan Kolb
  • Patent number: 10844006
    Abstract: Provided are trisamide compounds and compositions containing the same. In an embodiment, the trisamides are represented by the following formula: wherein R1 represents a univalent group other than hydrogen, and X1 and X2 represent independently selected univalent groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Hans-Werner Schmidt, Daniel Kremer
  • Patent number: 10815367
    Abstract: Thermoplastic moulding composition for 3D printing containing a polymer mixture A made of components a and b: a being from 30 to 95% by weight of at least one vinylaromatic copolymer a with average molar mass Mw from 150 000 to 360 000 g/mol, b being from 5 to 70% by weight of at least one impact modifier b, where the viscosity of the moulding composition (measured in accordance with ISO 11443) at shear rates of from 1 to 10 l/sec and at a temperature of 250° C. is not higher than 1×105 Pa*s and the Melt Volume Rate (MVR, measured in accordance with ISO 1133 for 220° C. and 10 kg load) is more than 6 ml/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Norbert Niessner, Frank Eisentraeger, Stephanie Baumann, Itana Lohse, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Josef Meiners, Florian Wieberger
  • Publication number: 20200266366
    Abstract: Use of transition metal complexes of the formula (I) in organic light-emitting diodes where: M1 is a metal atom; carbene is a carbene ligand; L is a monoanionic or dianionic ligand; K is an uncharged monodentate or bidentate ligand selected from the group consisting of phosphines; CO; pyridines; nitriles and conjugated dienes which form a ? complex with M1; n is the number of carbene ligands and is at least 1; m is the number of ligands L, where m can be 0 or ?1; o is the number of ligands K, where o can be 0 or ?1; where the sum n+m+o is dependent on the oxidation state and coordination number of the metal atom and on the denticity of the ligands carbene, L and K and also on the charge on the ligands carbene and L, with the proviso that n is at least 1, and also an OLED comprising these transition metal complexes, a light-emitting layer comprising these transition metal complexes, OLEDs comprising this light-emitting layer, devices comprising an OLED according to the present invention, and specific
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Markus Bold, Christian Lennartz, Martina Prinz, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 10717911
    Abstract: Thermally conductive polymer (TCP) resin compositions are described, comprising: 50 to 75% matrix polymer (I) comprising styrenic polymers (?) such as ABS (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) resins, ASA (acrylonitrile-styrene-acrylate) resins and elastomeric block copolymers of the structure (S-(B/S))n-S; and 25 to 50% thermally conductive filler material (II) (D50 0.1 to 200 ?m), consisting of carbonyl iron powder (11-1) in mixture with multi wall carbon nanotubes, silicon carbide, diamond, graphite, aluminosilicates and/or boron nitride (II-2); wherein the volume ratio of (ll-1)/(ll-2) is 15:1 to 0.1:1. Shaped articles made thereof can be used for materials with antistatic finish, electrical and electronic housings, toys and helmet inlays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Tobias Schulz, Janna Michaelis De Vasconcellos, Gisbert Michels, Norbert Niessner, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Florian Wieberger, Tristan Kolb
  • Publication number: 20200165429
    Abstract: A scratch-resistant thermoplastic polymer composition (P) comprising 40 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 20 wt.-% of at least one inorganic metal compound nanoparticle, and optionally at least one polymeric compatibilizing agent, at least one modified polysiloxane compound, at least one colorant, dye or pigment, and/or at least one further additive has improved scratch properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Tobias SCHULZ, Norbert NIESSNER, Hans-Werner SCHMIDT, Tristan KOLB, Sascha EHLERT, Stephan FOERSTER
  • Publication number: 20200165430
    Abstract: Scratch-resistant thermoplastic polymer compositions (P) comprising 90 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 10 wt.-% of an aliphatic amide wax additive comprising at least one aliphatic amide wax composition having a melting point in the range of 80° C. to 115° C., and optionally at least one colorant, dye, pigment and/or further additive, have improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Tobias SCHULZ, Norbert NIESSNER, Eike JAHNKE, Hans-Werner SCHMIDT, Tristan KOLB
  • Publication number: 20200148872
    Abstract: Thermoplastic polymer compositions (P) comprising at least one styrene-based polymer composition (A) comprising at least one graft copolymer (A-1), at least one organopolysiloxane compound, and optionally at least one colorant, dye or pigment, and/or at least one further additive, shows improved properties with respect to residual gloss after abrasion combined with improved melt flow characteristics while heat resistance is not affected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Tobias SCHULZ, Norbert NIESSNER, Janna MICHAELIS DE VASCONCELLOS, Hans-Werner SCHMIDT, Tristan KOLB
  • Publication number: 20200140670
    Abstract: A scratch-resistant thermoplastic polymer composition (P) comprising 88 to 99.9 wt.-% of at least one styrene-based copolymer, 0.1 to 5 wt.-% of at least one modified organopolysiloxane compound, and optionally at least one colorant, dye or pigment, and/or at least one further additive, provides with improved properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Tobias SCHULZ, Norbert NIESSNER, Eike JAHNKE, Hans-Werner SCHMIDT, Tristan KOLB
  • Publication number: 20200136064
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of transition metal-carbene complexes in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), to a light-emitting layer, to a blocking layer for electrons or excitons, or to a blocking layer for holes, each comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to OLEDs comprising these transition metal-carbene complexes, to devices which comprise an inventive OLED, and to transition metal-carbene complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Martina Egen, Klaus Kahle, Markus Bold, Thomas Gessner, Christian Lennartz, Simon Nord, Hans-Werner Schmidt, Mukundan Thelakkat, Markus Baete, Christian Neuber, Wolfgang Kowalsky, Christian Schildknecht, Hans-Hermann Johannes
  • Patent number: 10619061
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a thermoplastic moulding compound for 3D Printing, made of a mixture of the following components A-E: A: 35-60 wt. % impact resistant modified polymer A comprising: 30-95 wt. % SAN-copolymer and 5-70 wt. % ABS-graft copolymer; B: 33-58 wt. % aliphatic polyamide B; C: 1-10 wt. % SANMSA-terpolymer C as a compatibilizing agent; D: 0.01-5 wt. % processing agent D; and E: 0-30 wt. % other additives E.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP GMBH
    Inventors: Stephanie Baumann, Frank Eisentraeger, Josef Meiners, Norbert Niessner, Hans-Werner Schmidt