Patents by Inventor James Thomas Goetz

James Thomas Goetz 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: 20190270054
    Abstract: This patent application discloses membranes comprised of cellulose esters that are crosslinked. The membrane can be in the form of a flat film, tube or hollow fiber membrane. The membranes are plasticization resistant and can be used to separate gases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Jos Simon De Wit, SM Bedarul Islam, Krishnan Iyer, James Thomas Goetz, Jacob Donald Goodrich, Leslie Shane Moody, Jeffrey Todd Owens, Devin G. Barrett
  • Publication number: 20190211145
    Abstract: Polyester compositions are provided which comprise tetramethylcyclobutanediol and ethylene glycol that provide superior processing characteristics for calendering and, more specifically, to polyester compositions which enable higher rates of production in calendering processes. The present disclosure further pertains to calendering processes for these polyester compositions and to the polyester film and/or sheet produced therefrom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Marc Alan Strand, Robert Erik Young, James Thomas Goetz, Douglas Weldon Carico, JR.
  • Publication number: 20190211147
    Abstract: Described as one aspect of the invention are polyester compositions including at least one polyester which comprises: (a) a dicarboxylic acid component comprising about 90 to about 100 mole % of terephthalic acid residues; and (b) a glycol component comprising: (i) about 10 to about 27 mole % 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol residues; and (ii) about 73 to about 90 mole % ethylene glycol residues; wherein the total mole % of the dicarboxylic acid component is 100 mole %, and wherein the total mole % of the glycol component is 100 mole %; wherein the inherent viscosity of the polyester is from 0.50 to 0.8 dL/g; and wherein the L* color values for the polyester is 90 or greater. The polyesters may be manufactured into articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Emmett Dudley Crawford, James Thomas Goetz, Michael Keith Coggins, Douglas Weldon Carico, Jr.