Patents by Inventor Jose Eduardo Ruiz

Jose Eduardo Ruiz 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: 11939146
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer silo bags that may include a tube comprising at least two layers, a first open end, a second open end, and a first region and a second region disposed between the first and second end. One or more of the at least three layers may comprise an ethylene/alpha-olefin interpolymer having a density of 0.90 g/cc to 0.965 g/cc and an I2 of 0.1 to 6.0 g/10 minutes, a low density ethylene-based polymer having a density of 0.917 g/cc to 0.935 g/cc and an I2 of 0.1 to 2.0 g/10 minutes, or combinations thereof. The first region may have a thickness of at least 10% greater than a thickness of the second region. The first region may have a surface area that is at least 50% of an overall surface area of the multilayer silo bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Akanksha Garg, Ashishkumar S. Lokhande, Pavan Kumar Valavala, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Maximiliano Zanetti, Kurt A. Koppi
  • Patent number: 11634569
    Abstract: A composition for odor control includes (A) from 85 wt % to 99.5 wt % of an olefin-based compound and (B) from 15 wt % to 0.5 wt % of an odor suppressant. The odor suppressant includes a blend of (i) an ionomer, (ii) particles of zinc oxide, and (iii) particles of copper oxide. The composition has a methyl mercaptan odor suppression value of greater than 45% as measured in accordance with ASTM D5504-12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2023
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu, Scott T. Matteucci, Alexander Williamson, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Jeffrey E. Bonekamp
  • Patent number: 11485116
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to drawtapes for trash bags, wherein the drawtape comprises a multilayer polymer film having an improved stiffness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Fawzi G. Hamad, Mustafa Bilgen, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Jon W. Hobson
  • Patent number: 11465835
    Abstract: Embodiments of thermoplastic bags which yield elasticity and stiffness include a first drawtape disposed within the first channel, wherein the first drawtape comprises a linear low density polyethylene having a density of from 0.902 g/cc to 0.920 g/cc, and a second drawtape disposed within the second channel, wherein the second drawtape comprises a high density polyethylene having a density of from 0.940 g/cc to 0.965 g/cc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Fawzi G. Hamad, Mustafa Bilgen, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Jon W. Hobson
  • Publication number: 20220288906
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer films. Embodiments of the multilayer films may include a first layer comprising a polyethylene composition having a density of 0.924 g/cm3 to 0.936 g/cm3 and a melt index (I2) of 0.25 g/10 minutes to 2.0 g/10 minutes, a second layer comprising a first polyolefin, a third layer comprising a second polyolefin. The first layer may be positioned between the second layer and the third layer. The first polyolefin and the second polyolefin may be the same or different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Justice Alaboson, Sanjib Biswas, Joshua B. Gaubert, Douglas S. Ginger, Vivek Kalihari, Mridula Kapur, Lori L. Kardos, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Francis O. Olajide, JR., Didem Oner-Dellormanli, Jose Eduardo Ruiz
  • Publication number: 20220234341
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a multi-layer blown film, comprising: a first skin layer and a second skin layer, where at least one of the first skin layer and the second skin layer comprises from 80 to 100 wt. % of a LLDPE, where the LLDPE has a density from 0.910 to 0.935 g/cm3; a core layer between the first skin layer and the second skin layer, where the core layer comprises from 70 to 100 wt. % of a second LLDPE having density from 0.910 to 0.935 g/cm3; and a first inner layer and a second inner layer, where at least one of the first inner layer and the second inner layer comprises from 80 to 100 wt. % of a HDPE, where the HDPE has a density from 0.940 to 0.970 g/cm3; where the multi-layer blown film has a density from 0.925 to 0.940 g/cm3 and a total thickness of 15 to 150 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Lanhe Zhang, Jong Young Lee, Lori L. Kardos, Rajen M. Patel, Shaun Parkinson, Hrishikesh R. Munj, Teresa P. Karjala, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Luis Duque, Jesus Nieto
  • Publication number: 20220024686
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer silo bags that may include a tube comprising at least two layers, a first open end, a second open end, and a first region and a second region disposed between the first and second end. One M or more of the at least three layers may comprise an ethylene/alpha-olefin interpolymer having a density of 0.90 g/cc to 0.965 g/cc and N an I2 of 0.1 to 6.0 g/10 minutes, a low density ethylene-based polymer having a density of 0.917 g/cc to 0.935 g/cc and an I2 of 0.1 to 2.0 g/10 minutes, or combinations thereof. The first region may have a thickness of at least 10% greater than a thickness of the second region. The first region may have a surface area that is at least 50% of an overall surface area of the multilayer silo bag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Akanksha Garg, Ashishkumar S. Lokhande, Pavan Kumar Valavala, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Maximiliano Zanetti, Kurt A. Koppi
  • Publication number: 20210363337
    Abstract: A composition for odor control includes (A) from 85 wt % to 99.5 wt % of an olefin-based compound and (B) from 15 wt % to 0.5 wt % of an odor suppressant. The odor suppressant includes a blend of (i) an ionomer, (ii) particles of zinc oxide, and (iii) particles of copper oxide. The composition has a methyl mercaptan odor suppression value of greater than 45% as measured in accordance with ASTM D5504-12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu, Scott T. Matteucci, Alexander Williamson, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Jeffrey E. Bonekamp
  • Patent number: 11161949
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a film. In an embodiment, a film for suppressing odors is provided and includes a composition of (A) from 85 wt % to 99 wt % of a thermoplastic polymer and (B) from 15 wt % to 1 wt % of an odor suppressant. The odor suppressant is a blend composed of (Bi) particles of zinc oxide and (Bii) zinc ionomer. The zinc oxide particles (Bi) have a D50 particle size from 100 nm to 3000 nm, a surface area from 1 m2/g to 9 m2/g, and a porosity less than 0.020 m3/g. The composition has a methyl mercaptan odor suppression value less than 70 at 3 days exposure to methyl mercaptan as measured in accordance with ASTM D5504-12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu, Scott T. Matteucci, Alexander Williamson, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Michelle Gallagher, Harpreet Singh
  • Patent number: 11161091
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a composition. In an embodiment, the composition includes (A) from 85 wt % to 99 wt % of an olefin-based polymer and (B) from 15 wt % to 1 wt % of an odor suppressant. The odor suppressant is a blend of (i) particles of zinc oxide, and (ii) zinc ionomer. The zinc oxide particles have a D50 particle size from 100 nm to 3000 nm, a surface area from 1 m2/g to 9 m2/g, and a porosity less than 0.020 m3/g. The composition has a methyl mercaptan odor suppression value of less than 70 at 3 days as measured in accordance with ASTM D5504-12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu, Scott T. Matteucci, Alexander Williamson, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Harpreet Singh, Michelle Gallagher, Jeffrey E. Bonekamp
  • Publication number: 20210284438
    Abstract: Embodiments of thermoplastic bags which yield elasticity and stiffness include a first drawtape disposed within the first channel, wherein the first drawtape comprises a linear low density polyethylene having a density of from 0.902 g/cc to 0.920 g/cc, and a second drawtape disposed within the second channel, wherein the second drawtape comprises a high density polyethylene having a density of from 0.940 g/cc to 0.965 g/cc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Fawzi G. Hamad, Mustafa Bilgen, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Jon W. Hobson
  • Patent number: 11040523
    Abstract: A multilayer blown film having an inner layer, a first outer layer, and a second outer layer, wherein the inner layer comprises an ethylene-based polymer having a MWCDI value greater than 0.9, and a melt index ratio (I10/I2) that meets the following equation: I10/I2?7.0?1.2√ólog (I2); and the first outer layer and the second outer layer independently comprise a polyethylene composition which comprises the reaction product of ethylene and, optionally, one or more alpha olefin comonomers, wherein the polyethylene composition is characterized by the following properties: (a) a melt index, I2, of from 0.1 to 2.0 g/10 min; (b) a density of from 0.910 to 0.930 g/cc; (c) a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, of from 6.0 to 7.6; and (d) a molecular weight distribution, (Mw/Mn) of from 2.5 to 4.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Fawzi G. Hamad, Mustafa Bilgen, Claudia Hernandez, Swapnil B. Chandak, Jason C. Brodil
  • Publication number: 20210086484
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to drawtapes for trash bags, wherein the drawtape comprises a multilayer polymer film having an improved stiffness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Fawzi G. Hamad, Mustafa Bilgen, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Jon W. Hobson
  • Publication number: 20200181341
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a film. In an embodiment, a film for suppressing odors is provided and includes a composition of (A) from 85 wt % to 99 wt % of a thermoplastic polymer and (B) from 15 wt % to 1 wt % of an odor suppressant. The odor suppressant is a blend composed of (Bi) particles of zinc oxide and (Bii) zinc ionomer. The zinc oxide particles (Bi) have a D50 particle size from 100 nm to 3000 nm, a surface area from 1 m2/g to 9 m2/g, and a porosity less than 0.020 m3/g. The composition has a methyl mercaptan odor suppression value less than 70 at 3 days exposure to methyl mercaptan as measured in accordance with ASTM D5504-12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu, Scott T. Matteucci, Alexander Williamson, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Michelle Gallagher, Harpreet Singh
  • Publication number: 20200055018
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a composition. In an embodiment, the composition includes (A) from 85 wt % to 99 wt % of an olefin-based polymer and (B) from 15 wt % to 1 wt % of an odor suppressant. The odor suppressant is a blend of (i) particles of zinc oxide, and (ii) zinc ionomer. The zinc oxide particles have a D50 particle size from 100 nm to 3000 nm, a surface area from 1 m2/g to 9 m2/g, and a porosity less than 0.020 m3/g. The composition has a methyl mercaptan odor suppression value of less than 70 at 3 days as measured in accordance with ASTM D5504-12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu, Scott T. Matteucci, Alexander Williamson, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Harpreet Singh, Michelle Gallagher, Jeffrey E. Bonekamp
  • Publication number: 20190210340
    Abstract: A multilayer blown film having an inner layer, a first outer layer, and a second outer layer, wherein the inner layer comprises an ethylene-based polymer having a MWCDI value greater than 0.9, and a melt index ratio (I10/I2) that meets the following equation: I10/I2?7.0?1.2√ólog (I2); and the first outer layer and the second outer layer independently comprise a polyethylene composition which comprises the reaction product of ethylene and, optionally, one or more alpha olefin comonomers, wherein the polyethylene composition is characterized by the following properties: (a) a melt index, I2, of from 0.1 to 2.0 g/10 min; (b) a density of from 0.910 to 0.930 g/cc; (c) a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, of from 6.0 to 7.6; and (d) a molecular weight distribution, (Mw/Mn) of from 2.5 to 4.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Fawzi G. Hamad, Mustafa Bilgen, Claudia Hernandez, Swapnil B. Chandak, Jason C. Brodil
  • Publication number: 20170121082
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a flexible container. In an embodiment, the flexible container includes A. a front panel, a rear panel, a first gusseted side panel, and a second gusseted side panel, the gusseted side panels adjoining the front panel and the rear panel along peripheral seals to form a chamber, each panel is a multilayer film having at least three layers, each multilayer film comprising (i) an outermost layer comprising a high density polyethylene (HDPE) having a density from greater than 0.94 g/cc to 0.98 g/cc, (ii) a core layer comprising a core ethylene-based polymer having a density from 0.908 g/cc to less than 0.93 g/cc, (iii) an innermost seal layer comprising a seal ethylene-based polymer having a density from 0.86 g/cc to 0.92 g/cc; and B. each panel includes a bottom face comprising two opposing peripheral tapered seals, each peripheral tapered seal extending from a respective peripheral seal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Inventors: Rashi Tiwari, Robert L. McGee, Timothy J. Pope, Lamy J. Chopin, III, Jose Eduardo Ruiz
  • Publication number: 20160279909
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a storage device. The storage device according to the present invention comprises (a) a N sleeve having a 1st end and a 2nd end, and (b) a protective jacket comprising at least 70% by weight of an ultra-linear low density polyethylene having a density in the range of from 0.900 to 0.910 g/cm3, and a melt index (I2) in the range of less than 5 g/10 minutes, up to 30% by weight of a low-density polyethylene having a density in the range of from 0.920 to 0.925 g/cm3, and a melt index (I2) in the range of less than 5 g/10 minutes, and one or more additives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: Maximiliano M. Zanetti, Jose Eduardo Ruiz, Jorge C. Gomes