Patents by Inventor Juan Jesus Burdeniuc

Juan Jesus Burdeniuc 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: 20220144996
    Abstract: A catalyst composition comprising at least one compound with a general formula I: wherein A is N—R3, R3 is C1-C8 linear or branched, x=0-6, n and m are each independently 1 to 6, R1 and R2 are each independently C2-C8 alkyl, and R4 and R5 are —CH3 groups; or A=O, x=0-6. n and m are each independently 1 to 6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, James Douglas Tobias, Timothy Joseph Miller, Mayank Pratap Singh, David VanderSande
  • Publication number: 20220033603
    Abstract: Disclosed are a process of producing a polyurethane foam product, a polyurethane foam product pre-mix, polyurethane foam product formulation, and a polyurethane foam product. The process of producing the polyurethane foam product includes contacting a halogen containing composition with a polyurethane foam product pre-mix. The polyurethane foam product pre-mix includes the halogen containing composition. The polyurethane foam product formulation includes a polyol component, an isocyanate component, and a halogen containing compound component. The polyurethane foam product is formed by the pre-mix having the halogen containing composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Jared Denis Bender, Torsten Panitzsch, Felix Mühlhaus, Jacob Paule, Eva Emmrich-Smolczyk
  • Patent number: 11208519
    Abstract: Tertiary amine catalysts having isocyanate reactive groups that are capable of forming thermally stable covalent bonds able to withstand temperatures up to 120° C. are disclosed. These catalyst can be used to produce polyurethane foam having the following desirable characteristics: a) very low chemical emissions over a wide range of environmental conditions and isocyanate indexes (e.g., indexes as low as 65 but higher than 60) while meeting all physical property requirements; b) sufficient hydrolytic stability to maintain the catalyst covalently bound to foam without leaching of tertiary amine catalyst when foam is exposed to water or aqueous solutions even at temperatures higher than ambient (temperature range 25° C. to 90° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Torsten Panitzsch, Kai Xi, Renee Jo Keller
  • Patent number: 11104757
    Abstract: Tertiary amine catalysts having isocyanate reactive groups capable of forming thermally stable covalent bonds able to withstand temperatures from 120° C. and higher and up to 250° C. are disclosed. These catalyst can be used to produce polyurethane foam having the following desirable characteristics: a) very low chemical emissions over a wide range of environmental conditions and isocyanate indexes (e.g., indexes as low as 65 but higher than 60); b) sufficient hydrolytic stability to maintain the catalyst covalently bound to foam without leaching of tertiary amine catalyst when foam is exposed to water or aqueous solutions even at temperatures higher than ambient (temperature range 25° C. to 90° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Torsten Panitzsch, Renee Jo Keller
  • Patent number: 11098198
    Abstract: Siloxane-oxyalkylene copolymer surfactants in combination with alkyl esters of fatty acids are disclosed. Alkyl esters of fatty acids are represented by the general formula Z—COO—Y where Z is a saturated or unsaturated C10-24 alkyl or alkylene group and Y is typically a C1-6 alkyl, alkylene linear or branched group. The siloxane-oxyalkylene copolymer surfactants that are typically used with the fatty esters have the general formula MDxD?yM wherein M represents (CH3)3SiO1/2 or R(CH3)2SiO1/2, D represents (CH3)2SiO2/2, D? represents (CH3)RSiO2/2, and the value of x+y is from 50 to 220, and the ratio x/y is from 5 to 15 inclusive. In the above formulae for M and D?, R is a polyether-containing substituent. The siloxane-oxyalkylene copolymer surfactants used in conjunction with the fatty ester contains a major fraction (60-80 wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Udo Banseberg
  • Patent number: 11021561
    Abstract: A catalyst composition for making polyurethane foam, the catalyst composition including a compound having a general formula R1R2R3N, wherein each of R1, R2 and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of: a compound according to formula (I): wherein n=1 to 5; and R4, R5 and R6 are each independently hydrogen, methyl, ethyl and propyl groups; hydrogen, a C1-C6 alkyl group compound, a C1-C6 cycloalkyl group compound, a C1-C6 alkenyl group compound, a C1-C6 alkynyl group compound, a C1-C6 aryl group compound, and a C1-C6 aralkyl group compound, each group being substituted or unsubstituted; wherein at least one of R1, R2 and R3 is a compound according to formula (I). A polyurethane composition and method for forming a polyurethane foam are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Kai Xi, Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Irene Joann Hsu, Renee Jo Keller, Timothy Joseph Miller, Jared Denis Bender, Jane Kniss
  • Patent number: 10988566
    Abstract: Additives for making polyurethanes are disclosed. The additives are based on combining specific carboxylic acids or carboxylic di-acids together with a gelling catalysts obtained when mixing an isocyanate-reactive tertiary amine catalysts with dimethyl tin di carboxylate salts and/or dimethyltin mercaptide salts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Stephan Wendel, Christian Brandl, Torsten Panitzsch, Renee Jo Keller
  • Patent number: 10815351
    Abstract: Disclosed are a process of producing a polyurethane foam product, a polyurethane foam product pre-mix, polyurethane foam product formulation, and a polyurethane foam product. The process of producing the polyurethane foam product includes contacting a halohydrin component with a polyurethane foam product pre-mix. The polyurethane foam product pre-mix includes the halohydrin component. The polyurethane foam product formulation includes a polyol component, an isocyanate component, and a halohydrin component. The polyurethane foam product is formed by the pre-mix having the halohydrin component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Boxun Leng, Torsten Panitzsch, Stephan Wendel, Renee Jo Keller
  • Patent number: 10759892
    Abstract: The present invention provides trimerization catalyst compositions having a sterically hindered carboxylate salt used in combination with a tertiary amine catalysts having isocyanate reactive groups and methods to produce a polyisocyanurate/polyurethane foam using such trimerization catalyst compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Boxun Leng, Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, James Douglas Tobias, Robert Hoffman, Xiubing Hu
  • Publication number: 20200255665
    Abstract: Siloxane-oxyalkylene copolymer surfactants in combination with alkyl esters of fatty acids are disclosed. Alkyl esters of fatty acids are represented by the general formula Z—COO—Y where Z is a saturated or unsaturated C10-24 alkyl or alkylene group and Y is typically a C1-6 alkyl, alkylene linear or branched group. The siloxane-oxyalkylene copolymer surfactants that are typically used with the fatty esters have the general formula MDxD?yM wherein M represents (CH3)3SiO1/2 or R(CH3)2SiO1/2, D represents (CH3)2SiO2/2, D? represents (CH3)RSiO2/2, and the value of x+y is from 50 to 220, and the ratio x/y is from 5 to 15 inclusive. In the above formulae for M and D?, R is a polyether-containing substituent. The siloxane-oxyalkylene copolymer surfactants used in conjunction with the fatty ester contains a major fraction (60-80 wt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Udo Banseberg
  • Patent number: 10696777
    Abstract: A polyurethane composition comprising a mixture comprising at least two aldehyde scavengers, a polyurethane product, and a process for making polyurethane foam are disclosed. The mixture of scavenger compounds can reduce, if not eliminate, the emissions of aldehydes from polyurethane foams. The scavenger compounds comprise at least one member selected from the group consisting of: phenol or substituted phenol, a 1,3-dicarbonyl compound, a polyamine bearing a 1,3-propanediamino function, melamine, a 1,2-diaminocycloalkane, an ammonium salt, and aminosiloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Gauri Sankar Lal, Jennifer Elizabeth Antoline Al-Rashid, Torsten Panitzsch
  • Patent number: 10683385
    Abstract: A polyurethane composition comprising an aldehyde scavenger, a polyurethane product, and a process for making polyurethane foam are disclosed. The scavenger compounds can reduce, if not eliminate, the emissions of aldehydes from polyurethane foams. The scavenger compounds comprise at least one member selected from the group consisting of: phenol or substituted phenol, a 1,3-dicarbonyl compound, a polyamine bearing a 1,3-propanediamino function, melamine, a 1,2-diaminocycloalkane, an ammonium salt; a compound containing the bisulfite anion, titanium dioxide and aminosiloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Sheng Su, Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Gauri Sankar Lal, Jennifer Elizabeth Antoline Al-Rashid, Torsten Panitzsch
  • Patent number: 10570245
    Abstract: This invention discloses the use of sulfite salts as catalysts to make polyurethane polymers. In particular, this invention discloses the use of metal salts such as alkali metal salts as well as alkyl ammonium salts such as tetralkyl ammonium salts as catalysts to make polyurethane polymers. The sulfite salts are useful to make a wide variety of polyurethane polymers and polyurethane foam polymer products such as flexible polyurethane foam polymers, rigid foam polyurethane polymers, semi-rigid polyurethane polymer, microcellular polyurethane polymer, and spray foam polyurethane polymer as well as any polymeric material that requires the assistance of catalysts to promote the formation of urethane and urea bonds such as those found in polyurethane emusions for paints, coatings, protective coatings, lacquer, etc as well as other polyurethane or polyurethane containing materials such as thermoplastic polymers, thermoplastic polyurethane polymers, elastomers, adhesives, sealants, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventor: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc
  • Patent number: 10472459
    Abstract: This invention discloses the use of sulfite salts as catalysts to make polyurethane polymers. In particular, this invention discloses the use of metal salts such as alkali metal salts as well as alkyl ammonium salts such as tetralkyl ammonium salts as catalysts to make polyurethane polymers. The sulfite salts are useful to make a wide variety of polyurethane polymers and polyurethane foam polymer products such as flexible polyurethane foam polymers, rigid foam polyurethane polymers, semi-rigid polyurethane polymer, microcellular polyurethane polymer, and spray foam polyurethane polymer as well as any polymeric material that requires the assistance of catalysts to promote the formation of urethane and urea bonds such as those found in polyurethane emusions for paints, coatings, protective coatings, lacquer, etc as well as other polyurethane or polyurethane containing materials such as thermoplastic polymers, thermoplastic polyurethane polymers, elastomers, adhesives, sealants, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventor: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc
  • Patent number: 10464876
    Abstract: Disclosed are processes, products, and compositions having tetraalkylguanidine salt of aromatic acid. The processes include providing a pre-mix comprising an aromatic carboxylic acid component and contacting a tetraalkylguanidine with the aromatic carboxylic acid component in the pre-mix to form the tetraalkylguanidine salt of aromatic carboxylic acid or producing a catalyst composition by contacting the tetraalkylguanidine with the aromatic carboxylic acid component to form the tetraalkylguanidine salt of aromatic carboxylic acid. The compositions include the tetraalkylguanidine salt of aromatic carboxylic acid. The product is formed by the tetraalkylguanidine salt of aromatic carboxylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Matti Sakari Huhtasaari
  • Patent number: 10450402
    Abstract: An isocyanate reactive composition for making a polyurethane foam includes a tertiary amine urethane catalyst comprising a di(C1-C4)alkyl fatty alkyl amine and a polyester polyol. The use of one or more of fatty alkyl tertiary amine serves to reduce hydrolysis of the polyester polyol in the isocyanate reactive composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Gary Dale Andrew, Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Goran Zarkov
  • Patent number: 10421832
    Abstract: Tertiary amine catalysts having isocyanate reactive groups capable of forming thermally stable covalent bonds able to withstand temperatures from 120° C. and higher and up to 250° C. are disclosed. These catalyst can be used to produce polyurethane foam having the following desirable characteristics: a) very low chemical emissions over a wide range of environmental conditions and isocyanate indexes (e.g., indexes as low as 65 but higher than 60); b) sufficient hydrolytic stability to maintain the catalyst covalently bound to foam without leaching of tertiary amine catalyst when foam is exposed to water or aqueous solutions even at temperatures higher than ambient (temperature range 25° C. to 90° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Torsten Panitzsch, Renee Jo Keller
  • Patent number: 10364315
    Abstract: A composition and method for producing a tertiary amine is disclosed. The tertiary amine is contacted with an inert gas. The inert gas is nitrogen or more preferably argon. The amine composition is useful in producing polyurethane foam with lower levels of chemical emissions particularly lower emissions of toxic chemicals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Jennifer Elizabeth Antoline Al-Rashid, Andrew Wilson Wang, Diana Sue Dunn, You-Moon Jeon, Jane Garrett Kniss, Stephan Hermann Wendel
  • Publication number: 20190100638
    Abstract: Disclosed are a process of producing a polyurethane foam product, a polyurethane foam product pre-mix, polyurethane foam product formulation, and a polyurethane foam product. The process of producing the polyurethane foam product includes contacting a halohydrin component with a polyurethane foam product pre-mix. The polyurethane foam product pre-mix includes the halohydrin component. The polyurethane foam product formulation includes a polyol component, an isocyanate component, and a halohydrin component. The polyurethane foam product is formed by the pre-mix having the halohydrin component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Boxun Leng, Torsten Panitzsch, Stephan Wendel, Renee Jo Keller
  • Publication number: 20190048121
    Abstract: Tertiary amine catalysts having isocyanate reactive groups that are capable of forming thermally stable covalent bonds able to withstand temperatures up to 120° C. are disclosed. These catalyst can be used to produce polyurethane foam having the following desirable characteristics: a) very low chemical emissions over a wide range of environmental conditions and isocyanate indexes (e.g., indexes as low as 65 but higher than 60) while meeting all physical property requirements; b) sufficient hydrolytic stability to maintain the catalyst covalently bound to foam without leaching of tertiary amine catalyst when foam is exposed to water or aqueous solutions even at temperatures higher than ambient (temperature range 25° C. to 90° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Juan Jesus Burdeniuc, Torsten Panitzsch, Kai Xi, Renee Jo Keller