Patents by Inventor Keran Lu

Keran Lu 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: 11400692
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a film. In an embodiment, a multilayer film is provided and includes (A) a seal layer, (B) a barrier layer, and (C) an odor control layer. The odor control layer includes an odor control composition containing (A) from 85 wt % to 99.5 wt % of an olefin-based polymer 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 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey E. Bonekamp, Ronald Wevers, Scott T. Matteucci, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu
  • Publication number: 20220176599
    Abstract: An injection molded cap or closure having a weld line, wherein the injection molded cap or closure is formed from an ethylene-based resin comprising a high molecular weight component and a low molecular weight component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Inventors: Keran Lu, Yijian Lin, Mridula Kapur, Tian Lan, Stephanie M. Whited, John L. Sugden, Siddharth Ram Athreya
  • Patent number: 11261316
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a plastic living hinge. The plastic living hinge includes a blend containing (A) an ethylene-based polymer; and (B) a composite component selected from the group consisting of a block composite, a crystalline block composite, and a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yijian Lin, Yushan Hu, Todd A. Hogan, Colin Li Pi Shan, Keran Lu, Mridula Kapur
  • Publication number: 20210363334
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a fiber and fabrics made therefrom. In an embodiment, a fiber is provided and includes an odor control composition. The odor control composition includes (A) from 85 wt % to 99.5 wt % of an olefin-based polymer and (B) from 15 wt % to 0.5 wt % of an odor suppressant. The odor suppressant includes: (i) an ionomer, (ii) particles of zinc oxide, and (iii) particles of copper oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Scott T. Matteucci, Jeffrey E. Bonekamp, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu, Ronald Wevers
  • 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
  • Patent number: 11131130
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a plastic living hinge. The plastic living hinge includes a blend containing (A) an ethylene-based polymer; (B) a propylene-based polymer; and (C) a composite component selected from the group consisting of a block composite, a crystalline block composite, and a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yijian Lin, Yushan Hu, Todd A. Hogan, Colin LiPiShan, Keran Lu, Mridula Kapur
  • Publication number: 20210187920
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a film. In an embodiment, a multilayer film is provided and includes (A) a seal layer, (B) a barrier layer, and (C) an odor control layer. The odor control layer includes an odor control composition containing (A) from 85 wt % to 99.5 wt % of an olefin-based polymer 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 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Jeffrey E. Bonekamp, Ronald Wevers, Scott T. Matteucci, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Kefu Sun, Keran Lu
  • Patent number: 10738182
    Abstract: A molded article formed from a polymer composition, the polymer composition consisting essentially of: an ethylene homopolymer or ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer; greater than 20 ppm of a fluoropolymer; and optionally, up to 5 wt. % of one or more of processing aids, acid neutralizers, stabilizers, phosphites, antioxidants, metal de-activators, pigments or colorants, or fillers; wherein the molded article exhibits an oxygen transmission rate [OTR, (cc*mm)/(m2*day*atm)]??3181 (cc2*mm)/g*m2*day*atm)×[Density, g/cc]+3077, (cc*mm)/(m2*day*atm).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Keran Lu, Yijian Lin, Todd O. Pangburn, Siddharth Ram Athreya, Laura Nunez, John L. Sugden, Todd A. Hogan, Andrew Heitsch, David T. Gillespie
  • 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: 20200123355
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a plastic living hinge. The plastic living hinge includes a blend containing (A) an ethylene-based polymer; and (B) a composite component selected from the group consisting of a block composite, a crystalline block composite, and a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yijian Lin, Yushan Hu, Todd A. Hogan, Colin Li Pi Shan, Keran Lu, Mridula Kapur
  • Publication number: 20200123820
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a plastic living hinge. The plastic living hinge includes a blend containing (A) an ethylene-based polymer; (B) a propylene-based polymer; and (C) a composite component selected from the group consisting of a block composite, a crystalline block composite, and a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yijian Lin, Yushan Hu, Todd A. Hogan, Colin LiPiShan, Keran Lu, Mridula Kapur
  • 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: 20190322846
    Abstract: A molded article formed from a polymer composition, the polymer composition consisting essentially of: an ethylene homopolymer or ethylene/alpha-olefin copolymer; greater than 20 ppm of a fluoropolymer; and optionally, up to 5 wt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Keran Lu, Yijian Lin, Todd O. Pangburn, Siddharth Ram Athreya, Laura Nunez, John L. Sugden, Todd A. Hogan, Andrew Heitsch, David T. Gillespie