Patents by Inventor Ivor Bull

Ivor Bull 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: 20200261895
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Publication number: 20200188894
    Abstract: Disclosed are zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure with a low silica to alumina ratio, as well as articles and systems incorporating the catalysts and methods for their preparation and use. The catalysts can be used to reduce NOx from exhaust gas streams, particularly those emanating from gasoline or diesel engines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Ahmad Moini, Mukta Rai
  • Patent number: 10654031
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Patent number: 10583424
    Abstract: Disclosed are zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure with a low silica to alumina ratio, as well as articles and systems incorporating the catalysts and methods for their preparation and use. The catalysts can be used to reduce NOx from exhaust gas streams, particularly those emanating from gasoline or diesel engines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Ahmad Moini, Mukta Rai
  • Publication number: 20190015783
    Abstract: Catalysts comprising metal-loaded non-zeolitic molecular sieves having the CHA crystal structure, including Cu-SAPO-34, and methods for treating exhaust gas incorporating such catalysts are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stability at high reaction temperatures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Signe Unverricht
  • Patent number: 10105649
    Abstract: Catalysts comprising metal-loaded non-zeolitic molecular sieves having the CHA crystal structure, including Cu-SAPO-34, and methods for treating exhaust gas incorporating such catalysts are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stability at high reaction temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Gerald S. Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Signe Unverricht
  • Publication number: 20180056281
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Patent number: 9895684
    Abstract: Zeolites having CHA framework structure and a composition comprising the molar ratio (n SiO2): X203, wherein X is a trivalent element, and wherein n is at least 10, wherein the crystal size, as determined from Scanning Electron Microscopy, is greater than 1 micrometer and wherein the chabazite framework is phase-pure having an impurity of other zeolitic frameworks, such as RUT 25 as determined by X-ray Diffraction, of less than 5%. The process for the preparation comprises: (i) preparation of an aqueous solution containing at least one source for X203 , wherein X is selected from Al, B, Ga, and a mixture of two or more, and at least one source for SiO2, at least one organic structure directing agent (SDA) other than Tetramethylammonium hydroxide (TMAOH), acting as a template for the CHA structure, and Tetramethylammonium hydroxide (TMAOH), wherein the SDA or mixtures thereof are employed in such amounts that the aqueous solution in (i) exhibits a molar ratio of SDA : TMAOH of 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Ulrich Müller
  • Patent number: 9839905
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Patent number: 9656254
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Publication number: 20160129431
    Abstract: Aspects of the present invention relates to a copper containing Levyne molecular sieve having a silica to alumina mole ratio less than 30 and a Cu:Al atomic ratio less than 0.45, wherein the Levyne molecular sieve retains at least 60% of its surface area after exposure to a temperature of from about 750° C. to about 950° C. in the present of up to 10 volume percent water vapor for a time ranging from about 1 to about 48 hours.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Ulrich Müller, Bilge Yilmaz
  • Publication number: 20160101411
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Publication number: 20160101412
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Patent number: 9289756
    Abstract: Described is a copper containing ZSM-34, OFF and/or ERI zeolitic material having a silica to alumina mole ratio ranging from about 4 to about 50 and a copper content, reported as CuO, ranging from about 1 to about 10 wt.-%, based on the total weight of the calcined zeolitic material, and having an alkali metal content, reported as the metal oxide, of less than about 0.7 wt.-%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Ulrich Mueller
  • Patent number: 9272272
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of a copper containing zeolitic material having CHA framework structure and a composition comprising the molar ratio (n YO2):X2O3 wherein X is a trivalent element, preferably Al, Y is a tetravalent element, preferably Si, and wherein n is preferably at least 20, and wherein the calcined material comprises crystallites having edges, and at least 90% of the crystallites have edges with a mean length in the range of from 1 to 5 micrometer. The process comprising the preparation of an phosphor-free aqueous solution containing at least one source for X2O3 and at least one source for YO2, at least one structure directing agent suitable for the preparation of a zeolitic material having CHA framework structure, and at least one Cu source, and the process further comprising the hydrothermal crystallization of said aqueous solution obtaining a suspension containing the copper containing zeolitic material having CHA framework structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Natalia Trukhan, Ulrich Müller, Ivor Bull
  • Patent number: 9242241
    Abstract: Aspects of the present invention relates to a copper containing Levyne molecular sieve having a silica to alumina mole ratio less than 30 and a Cu:Al atomic ratio less than 0.45, wherein the Levyne molecular sieve retains at least 60% of its surface area after exposure to a temperature of from about 750° C. to about 950° C. in the present of up to 10 volume percent water vapor for a time ranging from about 1 to about 48 hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: BASE SE
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Ulrich Müller, Bilge Yilmaz
  • Publication number: 20160002056
    Abstract: This invention relates to synthetically derived zinc hectorite platelets, of superior platelet diameter, effect pigments comprising such synthetically derived platelets and methods of forming said substrates. More specifically the disclosure describes an improved hydrothermal synthesis of zinc hectorite suitable as a platelet for interference pigments, barrier and flame retardant applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Meaghan Clark Mcguire, Ivor Bull, Geoffrey Mark Johnson
  • Patent number: 9221015
    Abstract: Described is a copper containing ZSM-34, OFF and/or ERI zeolitic material having a silica to alumina mole ratio ranging from about 4 to about 50 and a copper content, reported as CuO, ranging from about 1 to about 10 wt.-%, based on the total weight of the calcined zeolitic material, and having an alkali metal content, reported as metal oxide, ranging from about 1.5 to about 12 wt.-%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Ulrich Müller
  • Patent number: 9162218
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle
  • Patent number: 9138732
    Abstract: Zeolite catalysts and systems and methods for preparing and using zeolite catalysts having the CHA crystal structure are disclosed. The catalysts can be used to remove nitrogen oxides from a gaseous medium across a broad temperature range and exhibit hydrothermal stable at high reaction temperatures. The zeolite catalysts include a zeolite carrier having a silica to alumina ratio from about 15:1 to about 256:1 and a copper to alumina ratio from about 0.25:1 to about 1:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: BASF CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ivor Bull, Wen-Mei Xue, Patrick Burk, R. Samuel Boorse, William M. Jaglowski, Gerald Stephen Koermer, Ahmad Moini, Joseph A. Patchett, Joseph C. Dettling, Matthew Tyler Caudle