Patents by Inventor Jeffrey M. Cogen

Jeffrey M. Cogen 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: 20230002523
    Abstract: An (electron beam)-curable (EBC) formulation comprising an EBC polyolefin compound having a crystallinity of from 0 to less than 50 weight percent (wt %) and/or having a density of 0.930 gram per cubic centimeter (g/cm3) or less; and an alkenyl-functional monocyclic organosiloxane (“silicon-based coagent”). Also included are a cured polyolefin product prepared by electron-beam irradiating the EBC formulation; methods of making and using the EBC formulation or cured polyolefin product; and articles containing or made from the EBC formulation or cured polyolefin product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yongyong Yang, Yabin Sun, Kainan Zhang, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Timothy J. Person, Paul J. Caronia
  • Publication number: 20220411658
    Abstract: A crosslinkable polyolefin composition comprising an ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer elastomer having a melt index from 0.6 to 6.2 grams per 10 minutes, a crosslinking effective amount of an alkenyl-functional monocyclic organosiloxane, and from 0.29 to 0.44 wt % of an organic peroxide; products made therefrom; methods of making and using same; and articles containing same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Paul J. Brigandi, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Jeffrey C. Munro, Colin Li Pi Shan
  • Publication number: 20220340739
    Abstract: A polymeric composition includes (a) 1 wt % to 45 wt % of an ethylene-based polymer; (b) 50 wt % to 90 wt % of a polybutylene terephthalate having a melt flow index from 21 g/10 min. to 35 g/10 min at 250 C and 2.16 Kg; and (c) 3.5 wt % to 10 wt % of a compatibilizer comprising a maleated ethylene-based polymer and ethylene n-butylacrylate glycidyl methacrylate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Karl M. Seven, Mohamed Esseghir, Jeffrey M. Cogen
  • Patent number: 11479662
    Abstract: A polyethylene composition comprising (A) an ethylene-based (co) polymer, (B) a styrenic unit-containing copolymer, and (C) a polyorganosiloxane. Also a method of making the composition; a crosslinked polyethylene product made by curing the composition; manufactured articles comprising a shaped form of the inventive composition or product; and methods of using the inventive composition, product, or articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Chao He, Yabin Sun, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Timothy J. Person, Hongyu Chen
  • Patent number: 11472896
    Abstract: An (electron beam)-curable (EBC) formulation comprising an EBC polyolefin compound having a crystallinity of from 0 to less than 50 weight percent (wt %) and/or having a density of 0.930 gram per cubic centimeter (g/cm3) or less; and an alkenyl-functional monocyclic organosiloxane (“silicon-based coagent”). Also included are a cured polyolefin product prepared by electron-beam irradiating the EBC formulation; methods of making and using the EBC formulation or cured polyolefin product; and articles containing or made from the EBC formulation or cured polyolefin product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yongyong Yang, Yabin Sun, Kainan Zhang, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Timothy J. Person, Paul J. Caronia
  • Patent number: 11459411
    Abstract: A polyolefin composition comprising a polyolefin polymer and an alkenyl-functional monocyclic organosiloxane, products made therefrom, methods of making and using same, and articles containing same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yabin Sun, Kainan Zhang, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Timothy J. Person
  • Publication number: 20220298345
    Abstract: A method includes steps of (a) blending a polymeric composition, including: (i) 5 wt % to 45 wt % of a silanol-functionalized polyolefin based on a total weight of the polymeric composition; (ii) 55 wt % to 90 wt % of a polybutylene terephthalate based on a total weight of the polymeric composition having a melt flow index from 21 g/10 min. to 35 g/10 min. at 250° C. and 2.16 kg; (iii) a condensation catalyst; and (iv) 0.5 wt % to 10 wt % of hydroxy terminated poly(dimethylsiloxane) based on a total weight of the polymeric composition; and (b) extruding the polymeric composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Karl M. Seven, Mohamed Esseghir, Jeffrey M. Cogen
  • Publication number: 20220298339
    Abstract: Provided is a composition, which contains (A) a silane functionalized ethylene-based polymer, (B) a hindered phenol antioxidant, and (C) an aromatic amine-aromatic sulfonic acid salt. A coated conductor including a conductor and a coating which contains said composition on the conductor is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Weiyi Wang, Renhua Fan, Hongyu Chen, Yabin Sun, Dachao Li, Jeffrey M. Cogen
  • Publication number: 20220280903
    Abstract: A method of making a homogeneous mixture of polyolefin solids and liquid additive without melting the polyolefin solids during the making The method comprises applying acoustic energy at a frequency of from 20 to 100 hertz to a heterogeneous mixture comprising the polyolefin solids and the liquid additive for a period of time sufficient to substantially intermix the polyolefin solids and the liquid additive together and while maintaining temperature of the heterogeneous mixture above the freezing point of the at least one liquid additive and below the melting temperature of the polyolefin solids, thereby making the homogeneous mixture without melting the polyolefin solids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Saurav S. Sengupta, Bharat I. Chaudhary, Manish K. Mundra, Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar, Jeffrey M. Cogen
  • Publication number: 20220282073
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a composition. The composition includes (i) an ethylene-based polymer; (ii) an organic peroxide, (iii) a triorganoaminophosphine, and (iv) a protic acid-source compound (“PASC”) selected from a protic acid, a protic acid-generator compound (“PAGC”), and combinations thereof. The present disclosure also provides a coated conductor. The coated conductor includes a conductor and a coating on the conductor, the coating containing a composition including (i) an ethylene-based polymer; (ii) an organic peroxide, (iii) a triorganoaminophosphine, and (iv) a protic acid-source compound (“PASC”) selected from a protic acid, a protic acid-generator compound (“PAGC”), and combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Bharat I. Chaudhary, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Charles Liotta, Sarath Chand Sarngadharan, Pamela Pollet
  • Publication number: 20220275156
    Abstract: A method of making a homogeneous mixture of polyolefin solids and a particulate solid additive without melting the polyolefin solids or the particulate solid additive during the making. The method comprises applying acoustic energy at a frequency of from 20 to 100 hertz to a heterogeneous mixture comprising the polyolefin solids and the particulate solid additive for a period of time sufficient to substantially intermix the polyolefin solids and the particulate solid additive together and while maintaining temperature of the heterogeneous mixture below the melting point of the at least one particulate solid additive and below the melting temperature of the polyolefin solids, thereby making the homogeneous mixture without melting the polyolefin solids or the at least one particulate solid additive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Saurav S. Sengupta, Bharat I. Chaudhary, Manish K. Mundra, Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar, Jeffrey M. Cogen
  • Patent number: 11407873
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a foamable composition containing (A) a high density polyethylene (HDPE); (B) a low density polyethylene (LDPE); (C) a peroxide-modified HDPE; and (D) a nucleator. The present disclosure also provides a process for making a foam composition. Additionally, the present disclosure provides a foam formed from a foamable composition, and a cable with an insulation layer containing the foam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jiawen Xiong, Gangwei Sun, Mohamed Esseghir, Hongyu Chen, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Yi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11370891
    Abstract: An additive masterbatch composition comprising a semi-crystalline polyolefin carrier resin and an additive package comprising a product of a reaction of an acidic condensation catalyst and a secondary diarylamine. A moisture-curable polyolefin composition comprising the additive masterbatch composition and a (hydrolyzable silyl group)-functional polyolefin prepolymer. A method of making the compositions; a moisture-cured polyolefin composition prepared therefrom; a manufactured article comprising or made from the formulation; and a method of using the manufactured article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Dachao Li, Rajen M. Patel, Timothy J. Person, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Bharat I. Chaudhary, Paul J. Caronia
  • Publication number: 20220161459
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a pellet. In an embodiment, the pellet includes a body having a first end and an opposing second end. The body is composed of a polymeric material. The body has a length and a diameter (body diameter). A channel having a diameter (channel diameter), extends through the body from the first end to the second end. The pellet has a channel diameter-to-body diameter ratio from 0.05 to 0.45. The present disclosure also provides a process for soaking the pellet in a liquid additive and forming a loaded pellet with the additive in the pellet body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Wenyi Huang, Nicholas J. Horstman, Jeffrey D. Wenzel, Qian Gou, Yabin Sun, Mohamed Esseghir, Yunfeng Yang, Yonghua Gong, Weiming Ma, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Hong Yang
  • Publication number: 20220162400
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a pellet. In an embodiment, the pellet includes a body having a first end and an opposing second end. The body is composed of a polymeric material. The body has a length, a diameter (body diameter) and a channel. The channel has a diameter (channel diameter), the channel extends through the body from the first end to the second end. An additive in is the channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Qian Gou, Yabin Sun, Weiming Ma, Mohamed Esseghir, Wenyi Huang, Jeffrey M. Cogen
  • Patent number: 11319425
    Abstract: The process of curing a silane-functionalized ethylenic polymer using a tin-based catalyst, e.g., dibutyltin dilaurate, is accelerated by the addition of a titanium (IV) oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Manish K. Mundra, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Marcio Teixeira Alves, Robert E. Scheid, Jr., Caroline M. Grand
  • Publication number: 20220098339
    Abstract: A moisture-curable polyolefin formulation comprising a (hydrolyzable silyl group)-functional polyolefin prepolymer and a compound that is an iron (II) acetylacetonate or an iron (III) acetylacetonate, wherein each compound independently is unsubstituted or substituted. Also, methods of making and using same, a cured polyolefin made therefrom, and articles containing or made from same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Kainan Zhang, Yabin Sun, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Manish Talreja, Timothy J. Person
  • Publication number: 20220098337
    Abstract: A polyolefin composition comprising a polyolefin polymer, an alkenyl-functional monocyclic organosiloxane, and an organic peroxide; products made therefrom; methods of making and using same; and articles containing same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Kainan Zhang, Yabin Sun, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Timothy J. Person
  • Publication number: 20220098432
    Abstract: A moisture-curable polyolefin formulation comprising a (hydrolyzable silyl group)-functional polyolefin prepolymer and a condensation-cure catalyst system comprising and/or made from mixture of a compound that is a carboxamidine or a guanidine and a compound that is a cobalt acetylacetonate or a zinc acetylacetonate, wherein each compound independently is unsubstituted or substituted. Also, methods of making and using same, a cured polyolefin made therefrom, and articles containing or made from same. Also, condensation-cure catalyst systems useful therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Kainan Zhang, Yabin Sun, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Manish Talreja, Timothy J. Person
  • Publication number: 20220073716
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to unsaturated polyolefins and processes for preparing the same. The present disclosure further relates to curable formulations comprising the unsaturated polyolefins that show improved crosslinking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventors: Jeffrey C. Munro, Paul J. Brigandi, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Lixin Sun, Colin LiPiShan