Patents by Inventor Jaakko Nousiainen

Jaakko Nousiainen 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: 10450521
    Abstract: The present application provides a composition comprising 8-30 mass % of C4-12 linear alkanes, 5-50 mass % of C4-12 branched alkanes, 25-60 mass % of C5-12 cycloalkanes, 1-25 mass of C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons, no more than 1 mass% of alkenes, and no more than 0.5 mass % in total of oxygen-containing compounds; wherein the total amount of C4-12 alkanes is 40-80 mass %, and the total amount of C4-12 alkanes, C5-12 cycloalkanes and C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons is at least 95 mass %; and wherein the amounts are based on the mass of the composition. Also described is a method for producing the composition comprising the step of hydroprocessing a biological feedstock using a catalyst and the step of fractionating the product of the hydroprocessing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Arto Rissanen, Heli Laumola, Teemu Lindberg
  • Patent number: 10415921
    Abstract: According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided a rifle rest comprising a base, a support protruding from the base, a lever which is coupled to the support via a joint, a support element which is connected to the lever, a rifle holder which is coupled to the lever and comprises a pad, and wherein the pad is configured to be moved by changing a position of the support element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Nousio
    Inventor: Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Patent number: 10414992
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a gasoline composition comprising a) 70-86% by volume of ethanol, b) a hydrocarbon component comprising hydrocarbons derived from feedstock comprising tall oil material, where said hydrocarbon component has RON of 50-70 and it comprises 25-60 mass % of naphthenes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ville Vauhkonen, Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Publication number: 20190271522
    Abstract: According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided a rifle rest comprising a base, a support protruding from the base, a lever which is coupled to the support via a joint, a support element which is connected to the lever, a rifle holder which is coupled to the lever and comprises a pad, and wherein the pad is configured to be moved by changing a position of the support element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventor: Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Publication number: 20190093020
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising 10-40 mass % of C8-30 linear alkanes, up to 20 mass % of C7-20 aromatic hydrocarbons, at least 90 mass % of which are monoaromatic, and no more than 1 mass % in total of oxygen-containing compounds; wherein the total amount of C8-30 alkanes in the composition is 50-95 mass %, and the total amount of C8-30 alkanes, C7-20 aromatic hydrocarbons and C8-30 cycloalkanes is at least 95 mass %; wherein the composition comprises 45-90 mass % in total of C8-30 cycloalkanes and C8-30 branched alkanes; and wherein the amounts are based on the mass of the composition. Also provided is a method of producing the composition comprising the step of hydroprocessing a biological feedstock using a catalyst and the step of fractionating the product of the hydroprocessing step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Teemu LINDBERG, Jaakko NOUSIAINEN, Heli LAUMOLA, Arto RISSANEN
  • Patent number: 10240095
    Abstract: A process for catalytically converting crude tall oil into hydrocarbons suitable as biofuel components. The crude tall oil is treated in a reactor system including a catalytically active guard bed phase and a catalytically active main reaction phase. At least one of the phases includes a catalyst bed with a combination of hydrodeoxygenating (HDO) and hydrodewaxing (HDW) catalysts. The process provides biofuel with acceptable ignition and cold flow properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Arto Rissanen, Andrea Gutierrez, Teemu Lindberg, Heli Laumola, Pekka Knuuttila
  • Patent number: 10150922
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising 10-40 mass! of C8-30 linear alkanes, up to 20 mass % of C7-20 aromatic hydrocarbons, at least 90 mass % of which are monoaromatic, and no more than 1 massl in total of oxygen containing compounds; wherein the total amount of C8-30 alkanes in the composition is 50-95 mass % (and the total amount of C8-30 alkanes, C7-20 aromatic hydrocarbons and C8-30 cycloalkanes is at least 95 massl; and wherein the amounts are based on the mass of the composition. Also provided is a method for producing the composition comprising the step of hydroprocessing a biological feedstock using a catalyst and the step of fractionating the product of the hydroprocessing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Teemu Lindberg, Jaakko Nousiainen, Heli Laumola, Arto Rissanen
  • Patent number: 10144889
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process and an apparatus for purifying tall oil material for the production of biofuels and components thereof. The present invention relates further to hydroprocessing of the purified material to obtain biofuels and components thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Heli Laumola, Arto Rissanen, Jari Kotoneva, Matti Ristolainen
  • Patent number: 10106750
    Abstract: A process for upgrading pyrolysis oil that includes heating pyrolysis oil in the absence of added catalyst at 100° C. to 200° C. temperature and 50 bar to 250 bar pressure, and heating the product of the first heating in the absence of added catalyst at 200° C. to 400° C. temperature and 50 bar to 250 bar pressure. Also, the product obtained by this process and the use of treated pyrolysis oil. Further, methods where the treated pyrolysis oil is fed to a power plant for producing electricity; is burned in a boiler for producing heating oil and/or is used as transportation fuel or as a blending component in transportation fuel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Andrea Gutierrez, Pekka Jokela, Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Patent number: 10023810
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing hydrocarbons, wherein the process comprises the steps of, subjecting a feedstock comprising CTO and TOP to pretreatment comprising at least two evaporative steps to yield (i) an evaporated feedstock comprising 30 ppm or less of sodium, 35 ppm or less of phosphorus and 30 ppm or less of silicon, (ii) a light fraction and (iii) a residue fraction, and subjecting the evaporated feedstock to catalytic hydroprocessing in the presence of hydrogen to yield a hydroprocessing product comprising hydrocarbons boiling in the liquid fuel range. The invention also relates to hydrocarbon components useful as transportation fuel or as a blending component in transportation fuel, obtainable by said process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Petri Kukkonen, Jari Kotoneva, Teemu Lindberg, Timo Äijälä
  • Patent number: 9926503
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process and system for producing fuel components, and more particularly to a process and system for producing fuel components from a material of biological origin. The process is a two-step or a three-step process comprising purifying of the feed material by evaporating and refining the purified feed material in the presence of at least one catalyst to form a mixture of hydrocarbon compounds from which mixture liquid hydrocarbon compounds are separated and further fractionated into fuel components. The present invention relates further to fuel components obtained by the process of the present invention as well as to the use of the fuel components and a mixture comprising the fuel components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Heli Laumola, Jari Kotoneva, Arto Rissanen, Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Publication number: 20180044601
    Abstract: The present application provides a composition comprising 8-30 mass % of C4-12 linear alkanes, 5-50 mass % of C4-12 branched alkanes, 25-60 mass % of C5-12 cycloalkanes, 1-25 mass of C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons, no more than 1 mass% of alkenes, and no more than 0.5 mass % in total of oxygen-containing compounds; wherein the total amount of C4-12 alkanes is 40-80 mass %, and the total amount of C4-12 alkanes, C5-12 cycloalkanes and C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons is at least 95 mass %; and wherein the amounts are based on the mass of the composition. Also described is a method for producing the composition comprising the step of hydroprocessing a biological feedstock using a catalyst and the step of fractionating the product of the hydroprocessing step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Jaakko NOUSIAINEN, Arto RISSANEN, Heli LAUMOLA, Teemu LINDBERG
  • Patent number: 9885000
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising 8-30 mass % of C4-12 linear alkanes, 5-50 mass % of C4-12 branched alkanes, 25-60 mass % of C5-12 cycloalkanes, 1-25 mass of C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons, no more than 1 mass % of alkenes, and no more than 0.5 mass % in total of oxygen-containing compounds; wherein the total amount of C4-12 alkanes is 40-80 mass %, and the total amount of C4-12 alkanes, C5-12 cycloalkanes and C6-12 aromatic hydrocarbons is at least 95 mass %; and wherein the amounts are based on the mass of the composition. Also provided is a method for producing the composition comprising the step of hydroprocessing a biological feedstock using a catalyst and the step of fractionating the product of the hydroprocessing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Arto Rissanen, Heli Laumola, Teemu Lindberg
  • Patent number: 9790439
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing mixture of fuel components, which process comprises providing a feed of biological origin; subjecting said feed of biological origin and a hydrogen gas feed to a single step of hydroprocessing in the presence of a catalyst system comprising dewaxing catalyst to form a mixture of fuel components. The present invention relates also to an apparatus for producing a mixture of fuel components from a feed of biological origin. The invention relates also to the use of the fuel components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Pekka Knuuttila, Arto Rissanen
  • Publication number: 20170240823
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process and an apparatus for producing hydrocarbon components in the presence of a hydrodesulphurization catalyst. The components obtained by the process are suitable for use as fuel composition as such or as an additive in fuel compositions, and in cosmetics or pharmaceutical products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Pekka Knuuttila, Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Publication number: 20170218288
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a gasoline composition comprising a) 70-86% by volume of ethanol, b) a hydrocarbon component comprising hydrocarbons derived from feedstock comprising tall oil material, where said hydrocarbon component has RON of 50-70 and it comprises 25-60 mass % of naphthenes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Ville Vauhkonen, Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Patent number: 9688919
    Abstract: The present invention relates to process for producing hydrocarbons, wherein starting material comprising tall oil material and polar co-feed, which polar co-feed comprises fatty acids, is diluted with a non-polar diluent to obtain feedstock, and said feedstock is catalytically hydroprocessed to obtain hydrocarbons, suitable as fuels, fuel blending components and fuel additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kati Vilonen, Isto Eilos, Jari Kotoneva, Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Patent number: 9677011
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process and an apparatus for producing hydrocarbon components in the presence of a hydrodesulphurization catalyst. The components obtained by the process are suitable for use as fuel composition as such or as an additive in fuel compositions, and in cosmetics or pharmaceutical products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Pekka Knuuttila, Jaakko Nousiainen
  • Patent number: 9663720
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for converting feedstock comprising materials of biological origin into hydrocarbons, said process comprising the steps where a) feedstock comprising at least one material of biological origin is subjected to purification treatment to obtain purified feedstock, and b) the purified feedstock is subjected to hydroprocessing in the presence of at least one hydrodeoxygenation catalyst, at least one hydrodewaxing catalyst and at least one hydrodearomatization catalyst to obtain a hydroprocessing product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: UPM-KYMMENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Teemu Lindberg, Isto Eilos, Heli Laumola, Kati Vilonen
  • Publication number: 20160257888
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing hydrocarbons, wherein the process comprises the steps, where feedstock comprising CTO and TOP is subjected to pretreatment comprising at least two evaporative steps to yield an evaporated feedstock comprising 30 ppm or less of sodium, 35 ppm or less of phosphorus and 30 ppm or less of silicon, a light fraction and a residue fraction, and subjecting the evaporated feedstock to catalytic hydroprocessing in the presence of hydrogen to yield a hydroprocessing product comprising hydrocarbons boiling in the liquid fuel range. The invention also relates to hydrocarbon components useful as transportation fuel or as a blending component in transportation fuel, obtainable by said process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2014
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Jaakko Nousiainen, Petri Kukkonen, Jari Kotoneva, Teemu Lindberg, Timo Äijälä