Patents by Inventor Heike Weber

Heike Weber 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: 11111464
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an automatic dishwashing detergent product, provided as a discrete dosage unit and comprising a continuous, non-aqueous gel phase, includes manufacturing the gel phase by free radical polymerisation of monomer(s) in a non-aqueous reaction mixture to form a polymeric builder. The reaction mixture comprises at least one non-ionic surfactant which is an optionally end-capped alcohol alkoxylate; and one or more monomers comprising acrylic acid and optionally one or more further ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated acids, wherein no more than 0.1 wt % of the total amount of the monomer(s) are crosslinking monomer(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH B.V.
    Inventors: Pavlinka Roy, Claudia Schmaelzle, Caroline Rigobert, Heike Weber, Helmut Witteler, Yannick Fuchs, Roland Bohn
  • Publication number: 20210238504
    Abstract: Described herein is a dishwashing detergent formulation, including (a) 1-15% by weight of the total composition of (a1) at least one of polyaspartic acid or modified polyaspartic acid or salts thereof, and (a2) at least one graft copolymer composed of wherein the weight ratio of (a1):(a2) is from 20:1 to 1:12; (b) 0-60% by weight of complexing agent; (c) 0.1-80% by weight of builders and/or cobuilders; (d) 0.1-20% by weight of nonionic surfactants; (e) 0-30% by weight of bleaches and bleach activators; (f) 0-10% by weight of enzymes and enzyme stabilizers; and (g) 0-50% by weight of additives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventors: Juergen Detering, Holger Tuerk, Keith E Gutowski, Heike Weber, Gazi Tuerkoglu
  • Patent number: 10844326
    Abstract: Described herein is a formulation including (A) at least one nonionic surfactant, (B) at least one graft copolymer formed from (a) at least one graft base selected from nonionic monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, and side chains; and (C) a total of zero to 0.5% by weight of methylglycinediacetic acid (MGDA) and glutaminediacetic acid (GLDA) and alkali metal salts of MGDA and GLDA and a total of zero to 0.5% by weight of citric acid or an alkali metal salt of citric acid, where figures in % by weight are based in each case on a solids content of the formulation in question.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Holger Tuerk, Heike Weber, Ditmar Kischkel, Juergen Franke
  • Patent number: 10844323
    Abstract: Described herein is a formulation including (A) citric acid or an alkali metal salt of citric acid, (B) at least one graft copolymer formed from (a) at least one graft base selected from nonionic monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, and side chains, obtainable by grafting of (b) at least one ethylenically unsaturated mono- or dicarboxylic acid and (c) at least one compound of the general formula (I) where the variables are defined as follows: R1 is selected from methyl and hydrogen, A1 is selected from C2-C4-alkylene, R2 are the same or different and are selected from C1-C1-alkyl, X? is selected from halide, mono-C1-C4-alkylsulfate and sulfate, (C) a total of zero to 0.5% by weight of methylglycinediacetic acid (MGDA) and glutaminediacetic acid (GLDA) and alkali metal salts of MGDA and GLDA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Heike Weber, Holger Tuerk, Gazi Tuerkoglu
  • Publication number: 20200270550
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing an automatic dishwashing detergent product, said product being provided as a discrete dosage unit and comprising a continuous, non-aqueous gel phase, comprising manufacturing said gel phase by a method comprising free radical polymerisation of monomer(s) in a non-aqueous reaction mixture to form a polymeric builder; wherein said reaction mixture comprises: at least one non-ionic surfactant which is an optionally end-capped alcohol alkoxylate; and one or more monomers comprising acrylic acid and optionally one or more further ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated acids, wherein no more than 0.1 wt % of the total amount of the monomer(s) are crosslinking monomer(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Pavlinka Roy, Claudia Schmaelzle, Caroline Rigobert, Heike Weber, Helmut Witteler, Yannick Fuchs, Roland Bohn
  • Patent number: 10689604
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing an automatic dishwashing detergent product, said product being provided as a discrete dosage unit and comprising a continuous, non-aqueous gel phase, comprising manufacturing said gel phase by a method comprising free radical polymerisation of monomer(s) in a non-aqueous reaction mixture to form a polymeric builder; wherein said reaction mixture comprises: at least one non-ionic surfactant which is an optionally end-capped alcohol alkoxylate; and one or more monomers comprising acrylic acid and optionally one or more further ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated acids, wherein no more than 0.1 wt % of the total amount of the monomer(s) are crosslinking monomer(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser Finish B.V.
    Inventors: Pavlinka Roy, Claudia Schmaelzle, Caroline Rigobert, Heike Weber, Helmut Witteler, Yannick Fuchs, Roland Bohn
  • Patent number: 10655088
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a polymer composition, in which an ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid is subjected to a free-radical polymerization in the presence of at least one polyether component, to the polymer composition obtainable by this process and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yannick Fuchs, Helmut Witteler, Heike Weber, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Jürgen Detering
  • Patent number: 10647945
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a gel-like polymer composition, which is produced by means of a radical polymerization of an [alpha],[beta]-ethylenically unsaturated acid in the presence of at least one polyether component, in formulations for automatic dishwashing (ADW).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Heike Weber, Yannick Fuchs, Helmut Witteler, Roland Boehn, Ralph Rieger
  • Publication number: 20190367842
    Abstract: Described herein is a formulation including (A) at least one nonionic surfactant, (B) at least one graft copolymer formed from (a) at least one graft base selected from nonionic monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, and side chains; and (C) a total of zero to 0.5% by weight of methylglycinediacetic acid (MGDA) and glutaminediacetic acid (GLDA) and alkali metal salts of MGDA and GLDA and a total of zero to 0.5% by weight of citric acid or an alkali metal salt of citric acid, where figures in % by weight are based in each case on a solids content of the formulation in question.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Holger Tuerk, Heike Weber, Ditmar Kischkel, Juergen Franke
  • Publication number: 20190316062
    Abstract: Provided herein is a phosphate-free detergent composition including at least one additive with a melting point in the range of from 40 to 60° C. and at least one amide group in the range of from 5 to 150 alkylene oxide groups per molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Hans-Christian Raths, Heike Weber, Stephan Hueffer, Rainer Eskuchen, Gerhard Hermanns, Christian Eidamshaus
  • Publication number: 20190249116
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a polymer composition, in which an ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid is subjected to a free-radical polymerization in the presence of at least one polyether component, to the polymer composition obtainable by this process and to the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Yannick FUCHS, Helmut WITTELER, Heike WEBER, Alejandra GARCIA MARCOS, Jürgen DETERING
  • Patent number: 10344249
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a method for producing a gel-like polymer composition, in which an [alpha],[beta]-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid is subject to radical polymerization in the presence of at least one polyether component, the gel-like polymer composition obtainable using this method and the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yannick Fuchs, Helmut Witteler, Heike Weber
  • Patent number: 10323215
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing a polymer composition, in which an ?,?-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid is subjected to a free-radical polymerization in the presence of at least one polyether component, to the polymer composition obtainable by this process and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yannick Fuchs, Helmut Witteler, Heike Weber, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Jürgen Detering
  • Patent number: 10294444
    Abstract: In a formulation used as or for the production of dishwashing detergents, the formulation includes (A) at least one compound selected from aminocarboxylates, (B) at least one graft copolymer composed of (a) at least one graft base selected from monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, and side chains obtainable by grafting on of (b) at least one ethylenically unsaturated mono- or dicarboxylic acid and (c) at least one ethylenically unsaturated N-containing monomer with a permanent cationic charge, and (C) at least one inorganic peroxide compound selected from sodium peroxodisulfate, sodium perborate and sodium percarbonate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Holger Türk, Heike Weber, Gazi Türkoglu, Alejandra Garcia Marcos
  • Publication number: 20190136152
    Abstract: Described herein is a formulation including (A) citric acid or an alkali metal salt of citric acid, (B) at least one graft copolymer formed from (a) at least one graft base selected from nonionic monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, and side chains, obtainable by grafting of (b) at least one ethylenically unsaturated mono- or dicarboxylic acid and (c) at least one compound of the general formula (I) where the variables are defined as follows: R1 is selected from methyl and hydrogen, A1 is selected from C2-C4-alkylene, R2 are the same or different and are selected from C1-C1-alkyl, X? is selected from halide, mono-C1-C4-alkylsulfate and sulfate, (C) a total of zero to 0.5% by weight of methylglycinediacetic acid (MGDA) and glutaminediacetic acid (GLDA) and alkali metal salts of MGDA and GLDA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Heike Weber, Holger Tuerk, Gazi Tuerkoglu
  • Publication number: 20190100716
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of branched polyesters obtainable by polycondensation of citric acid with at least one polyalcohol, and optionally with polycarboxylic acid component as additive in washing compositions, cleaners, detergents or a formulation for water treatment and to mixtures comprising such branched polyesters. The invention further relates to the use of hydrophobically modified branched polyesters; and to the method for cleaning, washing or water treatment using such branched polyesters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Jürgen DETERING, Monika HABERECHT, Anna MÜLLER-CRISTADORO, Heike WEBER
  • Patent number: 10179891
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of branched polyesters obtainable by polycondensation of citric acid with at least one polyalcohol, and optionally with polycarboxylic acid component as additive in washing compositions, cleaners, detergents or a formulation for water treatment and to mixtures comprising such branched polyesters. The invention further relates to the use of hydrophobically modified branched polyesters, and to the method for cleaning, washing or water treatment using such branched polyesters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Jürgen Detering, Monika Haberecht, Anna Müller-Cristadoro, Heike Weber
  • Patent number: 10072235
    Abstract: A formulation including (A) at least one compound selected from methylglycine diacetate (MGDA) and glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA) and salts thereof, (B) at least one graft copolymer composed of (a) at least one graft base selected from nonionic monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides, and side chains obtainable by grafting on of (b) at least one ethylenically unsaturated mono- or dicarboxylic acid and (c) at least one compound of the general formula (I), where the variables are defined as follows: R1 is selected from methyl and hydrogen, A1 is selected from C2-C4-alkylene, R2 are identical or different and selected from C1-C4-alkyl, X? is selected from halide, mono-C1-C4-alkyl sulfate and sulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Holger Türk, Heike Weber, Gazi Türkoglu
  • Publication number: 20180201876
    Abstract: A process for cleaning dishware soiled with fatty residue is disclosed. The process is carried out at a temperature in the range of from 45 to 65° C. and using at least one formulation, comprising (A) at least one complexing agent, selected from the alkali metal salts of citric acid, aminocarboxylic acids and from sodium tripolyphosphate, (B) at least one non-ionic surfactant of general formula R1—CH(OH)—CH2—O-(AO)x—R2, and (C) at least one copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Heike Weber, Stephan Hueffer, Eva-Maria Reis-Walther, Frank Dietsche
  • Patent number: 9994797
    Abstract: Formulations, comprising (A) in total in the range of 1 to 50% by weight of at least one compound, selected from methylglycinediacetic acid (MGDA), glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA) and salts thereof, (B) in total in the range of 0.01 to 0.4% by weight of at least one zinc salt, stated as zinc, (C) in total in the range of 0.001 to 0.045% by weight of homo- or copolymer of ethyleneimine, and (D) optionally 0.5 to 15% by weight of bleach, based in each case on the solids content of the respective formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Hueffer, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Markus Hartmann, Heike Weber