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: 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
  • Patent number: 9938489
    Abstract: Process for cleaning dishware soiled with fatty residue, characterized in that said process is carried out at a temperature in the range of from 45 to 65° C. and using at least one formulation, comprising (A) in the range of from 1 to 50% by weight of at least one complexing agent, selected from the alkali metal salts of citric acid, aminocarboxylic acids and from sodium tripolyphosphate, (B) in the range of from 2 to 8% by weight of at least one non-ionic surfactant of general formula (I) R1—CH(OH)—CH2—O-(AO)x—R2 (I) (C) in the range of from 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Holger Tuerk, Heike Weber, Juergen Detering, Gazi Tuerkoglu
  • Patent number: 9796951
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of modified polyaspartic acids in dishwashing detergents, in particular as dispersants, film inhibitors and spot inhibitors. The invention also relates to dishwashing detergent compositions comprising modified polyaspartic acids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Jürgen Detering, Gazi Türkoglu, Dietrich Fehringer, Heike Weber
  • Patent number: 9732309
    Abstract: Formulations comprising (A) at least one aminocarboxylate selected from methylglycine diacetate (MGDA), iminodisuccinic acid (IDA) and glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA), and salts and derivatives thereof, and (B) at least one alkoxylated alkyleneimine polymer with an average molecular weight Mw in the range from 800 to 25 000 g/mol which has a positive charge density of at least 5 meq/g and which has in the range from 2 to at most 80% by weight alkylene oxide side chains, based on total alkoxylated alkyleneimine polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Stephan Hueffer, Markus Hartmann, Heike Weber, Mario Emmeluth
  • Patent number: 9683201
    Abstract: Formulations comprising (A) at least one aminocarboxylate selected from methylglycine diacetate (MGDA), iminodisuccinic acid (IDA) and glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA), and salts and derivatives thereof, and (B) at least one alkoxylated alkyleneimine polymer with an average molecular weight Mw in the range from 800 to 25 000 g/mol which has a positive charge density of at least 5 meq/g and which has in the range from 2 to at most 80% by weight alkylene oxide side chains, based on total alkoxylated alkyleneimine polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Stephan Hueffer, Markus Hartmann, Heike Weber, Mario Emmeluth
  • Patent number: 9670435
    Abstract: The invention relates to copolymers which comprise, in copolymerized form, a1) 30 to 90% by weight of at least one monoethylenically unsaturated C3-C8-carboxylic acid or of an anhydride or water-soluble salt thereof, a2) 3 to 60% by weight of at least one monomer comprising sulfo groups, a3) 3 to 60% by weight of at least one nonionic monomer of the formula (I) H2C?C(R1)COO—[R2—O]o—R3??(I) ?in which R1 is hydrogen or methyl, R2 are identical or different, linear or branched C2-C6-alkylene radicals which may be arranged in blocks or randomly, and R3 is hydrogen or a straight-chain or branched C1-C4-alkyl radical and o is a natural number from 3 to 50, a4) 0 to 30% by weight of one or more further ethylenically unsaturated monomers which are polymerizable with a1), a2) and a3), where the sum of a1), a2), a3) and a4) adds up to 100% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Jürgen Detering, Bolette Urtel, Heike Weber, Roland Ettl, Torben Gädt, Ewald Heintz, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Thomas Eiting, Dorota Sendor-Müller
  • Publication number: 20170145356
    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: July 1, 2015
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: Pavlinka Roy, Claudia Schmaelzle, Caroline Rigobert, Heike Weber, Helmut Witteler, Yannick Fuchs, Roland Bohn
  • Publication number: 20170145352
    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: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Publication date: May 25, 2017
    Inventors: Holger Türk, Heike Weber, Gazi Türkoglu, Alejandra Garcia Marcos
  • Publication number: 20170130168
    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: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Inventors: Holger Türk, Heike Weber, Gazi Türkoglu
  • Publication number: 20160369210
    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 polymerisation in the presence of at least one polyether component, the gel-like polymer composition obtainable using this method and the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yannick FUCHS, Helmut WITTELER, Heike WEBER
  • Publication number: 20160369209
    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: July 2, 2014
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Yannick FUCHS, Helmut WITTELER, Heike WEBER, Alejandra GARCIA MARCOS, Jürgen DETERING
  • Publication number: 20160222163
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for preparing modified polyaspartic acids, to modified polyaspartic acids prepared by these processes, and compositions comprising these modified polyaspartic acids. Compositions of this kind are especially cleaning, dishwashing and detergent compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: Jürgen DETERING, Gazi TÜRKOGLU, Dietrich FEHRINGER, Heike WEBER, Claudia ESPER
  • Publication number: 20160222322
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of modified polyaspartic acids in dishwashing detergents, in particular as dispersants, film inhibitors and spot inhibitors. The invention also relates to dishwashing detergent compositions comprising modified polyaspartic acids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: Jürgen DETERING, Gazi TÜRKOGLU, Dietrich FEHRINGER, Heike WEBER
  • Publication number: 20160186098
    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: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan HUEFFER, Alejandra GARCIA MARCOS, Markus HARTMANN, Heike WEBER
  • Publication number: 20160160158
    Abstract: Process for cleaning dishware soiled with fatty residue, characterized in that said process is carried out at a temperature in the range of from 45 to 65° C. and using at least one formulation, comprising (A) in the range of from 1 to 50% by weight of at least one complexing agent, selected from the alkali metal salts of citric acid, aminocarboxylic acids and from sodium tripolyphosphate, (B) in the range of from 2 to 8% by weight of at least one non-ionic surfactant of general formula (I) R1—CH(OH)—CH2—O-(AO)x—R2 (I) (C) in the range of from 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Holger TUERK, Heike WEBER, Juergen DETERING, Gazi TUERKOGLU
  • Publication number: 20160152928
    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: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Heike WEBER, Yannick FUCHS, Helmut WITTELER, Roland BOEHN, Ralph RIEGER
  • Publication number: 20160075972
    Abstract: Formulations, their use as or for producing dishwashing detergents and their production Formulations comprising (A) at least one aminocarboxylate selected from methylglycine diacetate (MGDA), iminodisuccinic acid (IDA) and glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA), and salts and derivatives thereof, and (B) at least one alkoxylated alkyleneimine polymer with an average molecular weight Mw in the range from 500 to below 800 g/mol which has a positive charge density of at least 5 meq/g and which has in the range from 2 to at most 80% by weight alkylene oxide side chains, based on total alkoxylated alkyleneimine polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan HUEFFER, Alejandra GARCIA MARCOS, Markus HARTMANN, Heike WEBER, Mario EMMELUTH
  • Patent number: 8901066
    Abstract: Branched polyesters with sulfonate groups can be obtained by reacting components A, B, optionally C, and optionally D to yield branched polyesters, then reacting these branched polyesters with hydrogen sulfite. Component A is at least one ?,?-olefinically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid, component B is at least one di- or higher-functional alcohol, optional component C is at least one di- or higher-functional carboxylic acid or hydroxycarboxylic acid without an ?,?-olefinically unsaturated bond, and optional component D is at least one compound of formula CH3(—O—CH2—CH2)n—OH. In reacting the branched polyesters with hydrogen sulfite, a molar amount of hydrogen sulfite is at most 95 mol %, based on an amount of ?,?-olefinically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Monika Haberecht, Juergen Detering, Bernd Bruchmann, Helmut Witteler, Heike Weber, Karl Kolter
  • Patent number: 8846593
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations comprising (A) at least one aminocarboxylate, selected from methylglycine diacetate (MGDA), iminodisuccinic acid (IDA) and glutaminic acid diacetate (GLDA), and salts and derivatives thereof, and (B) at least one alkyleneimine polymer which is covalently modified with at least one carboxylic acid or at least one derivative of a carboxylic acid or at least one derivative of carbonic acid, where up to at most 75 mol % of the nitrogen atoms of the primary and secondary amino groups of the alkyleneimine polymer have been reacted with carboxylic acid or derivative of carboxylic acid or carbonic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Hueffer, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Markus Hartmann, Heike Weber, Mario Emmeluth
  • Patent number: 8840731
    Abstract: A composition for machine dishwashing that includes a one copolymer obtainable by copolymerization of N-vinylamide, vinyl acetate, polyether, and alkoxylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sonja Fischer, Juergen Tropsch, Heike Weber, Roland Ettl