Patents by Inventor Jesus Nieto

Jesus Nieto 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: 20210009770
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides breathable films and method of making the same. The breathable films according to the present disclosure comprise a film layer comprising polymeric composition comprising equal to or less than 60 wt % of a linear low density poly-ethylene resin which exhibits each of the following properties: (1) a CEF fraction from 70 to 90 C of equal to or greater than 80% of the total CEF fractions; (2) a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D 1238 (2.16 kg @190C), in the range of equal to or greater than 2.0 g/10 min and equal to or less than 5.0 g/10 min; and (3) a melt flow ratio, 110/12, of equal to or less than 6.7.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Barbara Bonavoglia, Selim Bensason, Jesus Nieto, Cornelis F. J. Den Doelder
  • Patent number: 10800908
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides linear low density polyethylene compositions, films and method of making the same. The linear low density polyethylene compositions, according to the present disclosure, exhibit each of the following properties: (1) a CEF fraction from 70 to 90 C of equal to or greater than 80% of the total CEF fractions; (2) a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D 1238 (2.16 kg @190 C), in the range of from 0.8 to 1.2 g/10 minutes; and (3) a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, in the range of from 7.0 to 8.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Cornelis F. J. Den Doelder, Jesus Nieto, Frederik Gemoets
  • Publication number: 20200215804
    Abstract: A blend suitable for use in a release layer of a multilayer protective film. The blends comprise greater than 50 wt. % of an ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer, a functionalized ethylene-based polymer, and an inorganic filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Jesus Nieto, Antonio Manrique, Isabelle Uhl, David Munoz
  • Publication number: 20200199784
    Abstract: An artificial turf filament comprising one or more ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymers having a density of from 0.900 to 0.955 g/cc and a melt index, I2, as measured in accordance with ASTM D1238 (at 190° C. and 2.16 kg), of from 0.1 g/10 min to 20 g/10 min; an ethoxylated alcohol having the formula, R1(OCH2CH2)xOH, where x is an integer from 2 to 10 and R1 is a straight or branched chain alkyl of 20 to 50 carbon atoms; and a functionalized ethylene-based polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: David Lopez, Eduardo Alvarez, Jesus Nieto, Barbara Bonavoglia
  • Publication number: 20200181853
    Abstract: An artificial turf filament comprising one or more ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymers having a density of from 0.900 to 0.955 g/cc and a melt index, I2, as measured in accordance with ASTM D1238 (at 190° C. and 2.16 kg), of from 0.1 g/10 min to 20 g/10 min; an ethoxylated alcohol having the formula, R1(OCH2CH2)xOH, where x is an integer from 2 to 10 and R1 is a straight or branched chain alkyl of 20 to 50 carbon atoms; and a chemical foaming agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: David Lopez, Eduardo Alvarez, Jesus Nieto, Barbara Bonavoglia
  • Publication number: 20200148455
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a flexible container (10). In an embodiment, the flexible container comprises a first multilayer film (12) and a second multilayer film (14). Each multilayer film comprises a seal layer. The multilayer films are arranged such that seal layers oppose each other and the second multilayer film is superimposed on the first multilayer film. The films are sealed along a common peripheral edge (16) to form a closed chamber (18). In one embodiment, a free moving sheet of three-dimensional random loop material (3DRLM) is located the closed chamber. In another embodiment, an oversized sheet (128) of 3DRLM is located in the closed chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Jesus Nieto, Eduardo Alvarez, Luis Alberto Santini, Viraj K. Shah
  • Publication number: 20200039199
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a stretch hood or stretch label multilayer film comprising a first skin layer, a second skin layer, and a core layer disposed between the first skin layer and the second skin layer, wherein: the first skin layer, the second skin layer, or both independently comprise at least 50 wt. % of a linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) resin, wherein the skin LLDPE resin exhibits each of the following properties: a Crystallization Elution Fractionation (CEF) fraction of less than 8% above an elution temperature of 94° C.; and a melt index (I2) of 0.1 to 2.0 g/10 min when measured according to ASTM D 1238 at a load of 2.16 kg and temperature of 190° C. The core layer comprises a polyethylene resin having a wt. % crystallinity of from 10% to 40% and a single melting peak as measured by differential scanning calorimetry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Parkinson Shaun, Jesus Nieto, Rajen M. Patel
  • Publication number: 20190217522
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes a method for determining a melt strength includes extruding one or more polymers to form the polymer film, passing the polymer film at least partially around a measurement roll coupled to a force measuring device, at least partially around a chill roll downstream of the measurement roll, and through a nip defined between two nip rolls, and measuring a force exerted on the measurement roll by the polymer film using the force measuring device. The polymer film is at least partially molten when contacting the measurement roll. A system includes an extruder, a measurement roll couple to one or more load cells, a chill roll coupled to a drive motor, at least two nip rolls downstream of the chill roll, and a take-up roll downstream of the nip rolls. The load cells measure a force exerted by the molten polymer film on the measurement roll.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jesus NIETO, Shaun PARKINSON, David MUÑOZ
  • Publication number: 20190078235
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a linear low density polyethylene composition, tapes, fibers and filaments, artificial turfs, and method of making the same. The linear low density polyethylene composition according to the present disclosure exhibits each of the following properties: (1) a CEF fraction from 70 to 90° C. of equal to or greater than 80% of the total CEF fractions; (2) a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D 1238 (2.16 kg@190° C.), in the range of equal to or greater than 2.0 g/10 min and equal to or less than 5.0 g/10 min; and (3) a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, of equal to or less than 6.7.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: David Lopez, Cornelis F.J. Den Doelder, Jesus Nieto, Barbara Bonavoglia, Frederik E. Gemoets
  • Publication number: 20190062540
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides linear low density polyethylene compositions, films and method of making the same. The linear low density polyethylene compositions, according to the present disclosure, exhibit each of the following properties: (1) a CEF fraction from 70 to 90 C of equal to or greater than 80% of the total CEF fractions; (2) a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D 1238 (2.16 kg @190 C), in the range of from 0.8 to 1.2 g/10 minutes; and (3) a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, in the range of from 7.0 to 8.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Cornelis F.J. Den Doelder, Jesus Nieto, Frederick Gemoets
  • Publication number: 20190048155
    Abstract: Disclosed in embodiments herein are monolayer or multilayer films. The films include at least one layer including a) a polyethylene polymer component comprising linear low density polyethylene; and b) a wax component comprising nonpolar, polyethylene wax, wherein the nonpolar, polyethylene wax has a density of 0.955 grams/cm3 or greater, and wherein the nonpolar, polyethylene wax is present in an amount of at least 3 percent by weight of the film. Also disclosed in embodiments herein are related compositions and methods of making monolayer or multilayer films.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Jesus Nieto, Cosme Llop, Antonio Manrique
  • Publication number: 20180272665
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a multilayered article comprising a first layer comprising a thermoplastic polymer; where the thermoplastic polymer comprises polyolefin, a compatibilizer and thermoplastic starch; where the first layer does not contain any filler; and a second layer comprising a polyolefin and a filler; where the second layer does not contain any thermoplastic starch. Disclosed herein too is a method of manufacturing a multilayered article comprising coextruding a first layer and a second layer; where the first layer comprises a polyolefin, a compatibilizer and thermoplastic starch and does not contain any filler; where the second layer comprises a polyolefin and a filler and does not contain any thermoplastic starch; and where the first layer contacts the second layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Inventors: Jesus Nieto, Kalyan Sehanobish, Santosh S. Bawiskar, Shaun Parkinson
  • Publication number: 20180002572
    Abstract: A blend suitable for use in a release layer of a multilayer protective film. The blends comprise greater than 50 wt. % of an ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer, a functionalized ethylene-based polymer, and an inorganic filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Jesus Nieto, Manrique Antonio, Isabelle Uhi, David Munoz
  • Patent number: 9803295
    Abstract: The present invention relates to nonwoven webs or fabrics. In particular, the present invention relates to nonwoven webs having superior abrasion resistance and excellent softness characteristics. The nonwoven materials comprise monocomponent fibers having a surface comprising a polyethylene, said nonwoven material having a fuzz/abrasion of less than 0.7 mg/cm3. The present invention is also related to fibers having a diameter in a range of from 0.1 to 50 denier, said fibers comprising a polymer blend, wherein the polymer blend comprises: from 40 weight percent to 80 weight percent (by weight of the polymer blend) of a first polymer which is a homogeneous ethylene/?-olefin interpolymer having: a melt index of from about 1 to about 1000 grams/10 minutes, and a density of from 0.870 to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Rajen M. Patel, Gert Claasen, Wenbin Liang, Karin Katzer, Kenneth B. Stewart, Thomas Allgeuer, Jesus Nieto
  • Publication number: 20140255677
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a multilayer structure comprising at least a first layer which predominantly comprises polypropylene and at least a second layer which is adjacent to the first layer and which predominantly comprises polyethylene having a density less than 0.935 g/cm3, the multilayer structure being characterized by having improved adhesion between the first and second layers. The improved adhesion is obtained by incorporating at least 5% by weight of a polyethylene resin having a density of 0.940 g/cm3 or greater into the first layer, the second layer or both layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2011
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jesus Nieto, Mario Perez
  • Patent number: 8273449
    Abstract: The instant invention is a polyethylene film, and method of making the same. The polyethylene film according to instant invention includes at least one heterogeneously branched ethylene/?-olefin copolymer having a density in the range of about 0.910 to about 0.930 g/cm3, a molecular weight distribution in the range of about 2.8 to 3.8, a melt index (I2) in the range of about 0.3 to about 4 g/10 min, and an I10/I2 ratio in the range of 6.5 to about 7.8. The film has a normalized dart impact strength of equal or greater than (6666-7012*density) g/mil, a normalized tear strength of equal or greater than (440*e?(density?0.915)2/2*(0.00949)2) g/mil, and a haze in the range of 3 to 10 percent. The method of making the polyethylene film according to instant invention includes the following steps: (1) providing at least one heterogeneously branched ethylene/?-olefin copolymer having a density in the range of about 0.910 to about 0.930 g/cm3, a molecular weight distribution in the range of about 2.8 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Sylvie Desjardins, Marc A. Springs, Phillip D. Hustad, Nathan J. Wiker, Jesus Nieto, Wayde V. Konze
  • Patent number: 8147978
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a composition suitable for use in a single-sided stretch cling film, the composition having from 0.1 to 20 percent by weight of a propylene-based copolymer having substantially isotactic propylene sequences, and having from 80 to 99 percent by weight of an ethylene-based copolymer having a density of at least 0.905 g/cc, wherein a film made from the composition exhibits cling layer to release layer cling of at least 70 grams force per inch as measured by ASTM D-5458-95, noise levels of less than 87 dB during unwinding operations, and has a modulus of at least 3 MPA as determined by ASTM D-882.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Shaun Parkinson, Jesus Nieto, Andreas Mayer, Pascal E. R. E. J. Lakeman
  • Publication number: 20110217540
    Abstract: The invention provides an article comprising at least the following components: A) a substrate formed from a composition comprising at least one ceramic component or at least one natural stone component, B) a polymer layer formed from a composition comprising at least one functionalized olefin-based polymer; and wherein the polymer layer is formed over one surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2010
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Sandkuehler, Shaun Parkinson, Jesus Nieto, Carola Rosenthal, Mario Perez Segu, Vicente S. Solana, Enrique S. Vilches, Arnaldo M. Berto
  • Publication number: 20110185683
    Abstract: Provided are monolayer and multilayer films having improved barrier properties. The monolayer film is a blend of two components: (1) a linear low density polyethylene and (2) a propylene-based polymer, a high density polyethylene, and combinations thereof. The propylene-based polymer can be a propylene homopolymer, a propylene/a-olefin interpolymer, a propyleve/ethylene interpolymer, or a propylene/ethylene copolymer. The multilayer film has an inner layer located between two outer layers. The inner layer is composed of one or more of the following: high density polyethylene, and/or any of the foregoing propylene-based polymers. The outer layers may be the same or different and are composed of one or more of the following: linear low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, and any of the foregoing propylene-based polymers. The present films exhibit proved oxygen barrier properties particularly for balage applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Inventors: Angels Domenech, Antonio Manrique, Jesus Nieto
  • Patent number: 7981967
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a composition suitable for high gloss air quenched blown films. The films are comprised of from 2 to 15 percent by weight of a substantially isotactic propylene-based copolymer having a melt flow rate of at least 5 g/10 minutes and having from 8 to 21 mole percent units derived from an alpha olefin; and from 85 to 98 percent by weight of an ethylene-based copolymer having a melt index of from 0.1 to 9 g/10 minutes. An air quenched blown film made from the inventive composition exhibits a value for gloss greater than the value for gloss exhibited by an air quenched blown film made solely from the ethylene-based copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Li-Min Tau, Shaun Parkinson, Jesus Nieto