Patents by Inventor Joan M. Kaminski

Joan M. Kaminski 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: 7684933
    Abstract: A method and system to blend components to form a lubricant having a predetermined characteristic. The method includes determining the characteristic from a model that relates that characteristic as a function of the amount of its components and properties of the components. These predetermined characteristics include KV (kinematic viscosities), CCS (cold cranking simulator), HTHS (high temperature, high shear viscosity), Noack Volatility, MRV (mini-rotary viscometer), Brookfield Viscosity, Soot-Dispersancy, Oxidation, Deposit, Wear, Sulfur, Phosphorus, Base Number, Color, Ash Content, Aniline Point, Acid Number, Viscosity Index, Turbidity, Demulsibility, Foam Stability, Acute Toxicity, Biodegradability, Nitrogen, and Detergency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2010
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Jason Z. Gao, Peter Calcavecchio, Medi M. Hafez, Joan M. Kaminski, Liehpao Oscar Farng, David A. Blain, Gene Sanchez, Janet L. Lane
  • Publication number: 20080140366
    Abstract: A method to blend components to form a lubricant having a predetermined characteristic comprising determining the characteristic from a model that relates that characteristic as a function of the amount of its components and properties of the components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2007
    Publication date: June 12, 2008
    Inventors: Jason Z. Gao, Peter Calcavecchio, Medi M. Hafez, Joan M. Kaminski, Liehpao Oscar Farng, David A. Blain, Gene Sanchez, Janet L. Lane
  • Patent number: 6087307
    Abstract: Homogeneous lubricant blends are disclosed comprising polyether liquid lubricants miscible with synthetic hydrocarbon fluids or severely hydroprocessed basestock. The lubricants comprise SHF or hydroprocessed basestock and polyalkylene oxide polymer having recurring units of at least one long chain monoepoxy alkane monomer(s) containing 8 to 30 carbon atoms and short chain comonomer(s) selected from the group consisting of substituted or unsubstituted tetrahydrofuran, oxetan, butylene oxide propylene oxide and ethylene oxide wherein the mole ratio of long chain monoepoxy alkane monomers to short chain comonomers is between 0.5 and 9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 1998
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2000
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Joan M. Kaminski, Richard N. Nipe, Liwen Wei, Margaret May-Som Wu
  • Patent number: 5407451
    Abstract: Lubricant and liquid fuel compositions contain a novel and unobvious friction reducing or antioxidant additive. The additive is a borated hydroxy/hydrocarbyl sulfide containing 2 hydroxy groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 1982
    Date of Patent: April 18, 1995
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 5033415
    Abstract: Mixtures of borated alcohols are effective friction modifying additives when incorporated into various lubricating or fuel media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 1988
    Date of Patent: July 23, 1991
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Harry J. Andress, Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 5006272
    Abstract: Borated glycerol hydroxyesters are effective friction reducing additives when incorporated into lubricating compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 1989
    Date of Patent: April 9, 1991
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Harry J. Andress, Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4816037
    Abstract: Polyhydroxy-containing hydrocarbylamines, when added to a lubricant or to a liquid fuel, reduce friction between surfaces of metal in contact. They also can reduce fuel consumption in an internal combustion engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 1987
    Date of Patent: March 28, 1989
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4599183
    Abstract: Alkyl triamine borates are effective multifunctional friction reducing and high temperature stabilizing additives when incorporated into hydrocarbyl lubricants and fuels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 1983
    Date of Patent: July 8, 1986
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski, Henry Ashjian, Henry A. Gawel
  • Patent number: 4594171
    Abstract: Certain borated additive compounds, such as borated mixed ethoxylated amines and ethoxylated amides or hydroxyalkyl imidazolines and hydroxyesters or hydrolyzed hydroxyalkyl imidazolines and ethoxylated amides and combinations thereof, provide highly effective multifunctional characteristics for various lubricating media into which they are incorporated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 1984
    Date of Patent: June 10, 1986
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4587025
    Abstract: Hydrocarbyl ammonium hydrocarbyl carboxylate internal salts and their metal-containing derivatives are made by reacting certain amines with certain organic acids to obtain the former and reacting that product with a metal oxide or salt to obtain the latter. These are used in lubricants and liquid fuel compositions for a variety of purposes, including reduced friction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 1983
    Date of Patent: May 6, 1986
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4581149
    Abstract: Zwitterionic Quaternary ammonium sulfates, and sulfonates are provided as new compounds and as highly effective additives to lubricants and liquid fuels. They have a variety of desirable effects, among them being their ability to reduce friction in an internal combustion engine, thereby reducing the amount of fuel consumed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1986
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4581150
    Abstract: Zwitterionic quaternary ammonium sulfates, and sulfonates are provided as new compounds and as highly effective additives to lubricants and liquid fuels. They have a variety of desirable effects, among them being their ability to reduce friction in an internal combustion engine, thereby reducing the amount of fuel consumed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 1985
    Date of Patent: April 8, 1986
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4571248
    Abstract: New compounds made by first reacting an amine, an aldehyde and a mercaptan and reacting the product thus obtained with a boron compound are provided. The invention also provides lubricant and liquid fuel compositions containing such compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 1984
    Date of Patent: February 18, 1986
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4568472
    Abstract: Certain borated additive compounds, such as borated mixed ethoxylated amines and ethoxylated amides or hydroxyalkyl imidazolines and hydroxyesters or hydrolyzed hydroxyalkyl imidazolines and ethoxylated amides and combinations thereof, provide highly effective multifunctional characteristics for various lubricating media into which they are incorporated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 1984
    Date of Patent: February 4, 1986
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4545915
    Abstract: Polyhydroxy-containing hydrocarbylamines, when added to a lubricant or to a liquid fuel, reduce friction between surfaces of metal in contact. They also can reduce fuel consumption in an internal combustion engine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 1984
    Date of Patent: October 8, 1985
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4536309
    Abstract: Zwitterionic Quaternary ammonium sulfates, and sulfonates are provided as new compounds and as highly effective additives to lubricants and liquid fuels. They have a variety of desirable effects, among them being their ability to reduce friction in an internal combustion engine, thereby reducing the amount of fuel consumed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 1982
    Date of Patent: August 20, 1985
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4534872
    Abstract: Metal salts of partially borated, partially phosphosulfurized pentaerythritol and trimethyolpropane based hydroxyl-containing esters are effective as multifunctional additives, reducing friction, inhibiting oxidation and reducing bearing corrosion when incorporated into a variety of lubricating media.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1983
    Date of Patent: August 13, 1985
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4492640
    Abstract: The invention provides a compound effective as a friction reducer in lubricants and fuels, thus reducing the consumption of fuel. The compound is a boron derivative of a mixture of alkoxylated alcohols and hydroxysulfides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 1983
    Date of Patent: January 8, 1985
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4486322
    Abstract: Lubricant and liquid fuel compositions contain friction reducing or antioxidant additive. The additive is a trihydroxyhydrocarbyl sulfide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 1982
    Date of Patent: December 4, 1984
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski
  • Patent number: 4486323
    Abstract: Lubricant and liquid fuel compositions contain a friction reducing or antioxidant additive. The additive is a borated mixture of (1) a long chain alcohol or an alkoxylated member thereof and (2) a hydroxyalkyl sulfide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 1983
    Date of Patent: December 4, 1984
    Assignee: Mobil Oil Corporation
    Inventors: Andrew G. Horodysky, Joan M. Kaminski