Patents by Inventor Lloyd M. Burgess

Lloyd M. Burgess 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: 5410086
    Abstract: This invention relates to a method for controlling the weight ratio of diethylenetriamine to piperazine in a process in which ethylenediamine, or a mixture of ethylenediamine and monoethanolamine, and hydrogen are maintained in the presence of a hydrogenation catalyst, which method comprises adjusting the hydrogen concentration in the liquid phase in an amount sufficient to effectuate control of the weight ratio of diethylenetriamine to piperazine in said process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 1991
    Date of Patent: April 25, 1995
    Inventor: Lloyd M. Burgess
  • Patent number: 5231230
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for making amines having a high yield weight percent of diethylenetriamine (DETA) by condensing an amino compound in the presence of a condensation catalyst selected from a Group IVB metal oxide, a metallic phosphate having a cyclic structure or an acyclic structure which is transformed into a cyclic structure during the process, a metallic polyphosphate having a condensed structure, a Group VIB metal-containing substance and a promoted condensation catalyst. This invention also relates to an alkyleneamines producers composition rich in DETA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 27, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Arthur R. Doumaux, Jr., Stephen W. King, David J. Schreck
  • Patent number: 5225599
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for making amines having a high yield weight percent of linear triethylenetetramine (L-TETA) and aminoethylethanolamine (AEEA) by condensing an amino compound in the presence of a condensation catalyst selected from a Group IVB metal oxide, a Group VIB metal-containing substance and a promoted condensation catalyst. This invention also relates to an alkyleneamines producers composition rich in L-TETA and AEEA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen W. King, Lloyd M. Burgess, Arthur R. Doumax, Jr.
  • Patent number: 5225598
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for making amines having a high yield weight percent of linear pentaethylenehexamine (L-PEHA) and hydroxyethyldiethylenetriamine (HEDETA) by condensing an amino compound in the presence of a condensation catalyst selected from a Group IVB metal oxide, a Group VIB metal-containing substance and a promoted condensation catalyst. This invention also relates to an alkyleneamines producers composition rich in L-PEHA and HEDETA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 6, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Arthur R. Doumaux, Jr., Stephen W. King, Lloyd M. Burgess
  • Patent number: 5220071
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for making amines having a high yield weight percent of pentaethylenehexamine (PEHA) and hydroxyethyltriethylenetetramine (HETETA) by condensing an amino compound in the presence of a condensation catalyst selected from a Group IVB metal oxide, a Group VIB metal-containing substance and a promoted condensation catalyst. This invention also relates to an alkyleneamines producers composition rich in PEHA and HETETA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: June 15, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Arthur R. Doumaux, Jr., Stephen W. King, David J. Schreck
  • Patent number: 5214213
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for making amines having a high yield weight percent of linear tetraethylenepentamine (L-TEPA) and hydroxyethyldiethylenetriamine (HEDETA) by condensing an amino compound in the presence of a condensation catalyst selected from a Group IVB metal oxide, a Group VIB metal-containing substance and a promoted condensation catalyst. This invention also relates to an alkyleneamines producers composition rich in L-TEPA and HEDETA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen W. King, Lloyd M. Burgess, Arthur R. Doumaux, Jr.
  • Patent number: 5214215
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for making amines having a high yield weight percent of aminoethylethanolamine (AEEA) by condensing an amino compound in the presence of a condensation catalyst selected from a Group IVB metal oxide, a Group VIB metal-containing substance and a promoted condensation catalyst. This invention also relates to an alkyleneamines producers composition rich in AEEA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen W. King, Lloyd M. Burgess, Arthur R. Doumaux, Jr.
  • Patent number: 5202490
    Abstract: A continuously generated alkyleneamines producers composition comprising based on 100% of the moles of the compostion and exclusive of any MEA and water present,a) about 15 to about 35 mole % DETA,b) about 15 to about 55 mole % EDA (net generated),c) about 10 to about 35 mole % AEEA,d) about 3 to about 25 mole % of the combination of PIP, AEP and HEP,e) about 3 to about 10 mole % of one or more of TETAs and TEPAs,f) less than about 1 mole % of other polyalkylene polyamines, andg) a DETA to AEEA mole ratio greater than about 0.77 to less than 1.35,and the process of producing the same, which comprises feeding hydrogen, ammonia, MEA and EDA, preferably provided from a recycle stream, to a reaction zone containing a fixed bed of a reductive amination catalyst in a tubular reactor, wherein the hydrogen comprises about 10 to about 50 mole percent of the feed in the reaction zone, the mole ratio of EDA to MEA is less than about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 1990
    Date of Patent: April 13, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Charles A. Gibson, David J. Schreck
  • Patent number: 5202491
    Abstract: A continuously generated alkyleneamines producers composition comprising, based on 100% of the moles of the composition and exclusive of any MEA and water present,a) about 20 to about 40 mole % DETA,b) about 15 to about 60 mole % EDA (net generated),c) about 5 to about 18 mole % AEEA,d) about 3 to about 25 mole % of the combination of PIP, AEP and HEP,e) less than about 1 to about 5 mole % of one or more of TETAs and TEPAs,f) less than about 1 mole % of other polyalkylene polyamines,g) a DETA to AEEA mole ratio greater than about 1.35, andh) an EDA to DETA mole ratio less than 2.60,and the process of manufacturing it which comprises feeding hydrogen, ammonia, MEA and EDA, preferably provided from a recycle stream, to a reaction zone containing a fixed bed of a reductive amination catalyst in a tubular reactor, wherein the hydrogen comprises about 1 to about 30 mole percent of the feed in the reaction zone, the mole ratio of EDA to MEA is greater than 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 1990
    Date of Patent: April 13, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Charles A. Gibson, David J. Schreck
  • Patent number: 5196588
    Abstract: A continuously generated alkyleneamines producers composition comprising, based on 100% of the moles of the composition and exclusive of any MEA and water present,a) about 14 to about 20 mole % DETA,b) about 45 to about 75 mole % EDA (net generated),c) about 4 to about 10 mole % AEEA,d) about 3 to about 25 mole % of the combination of PIP, AEP and HEP,e) about 0.5 to about 5 mole % of one or more of TETAs and TEPAs,f) less than about 1 mole % of other polyalkylene polymines,g) an EDA to DETA mole ratio greater than about 2.60,h) a DETA to AEEA mole ratio greater than about 1.35, andi) an EDA to AEEA mole ratio greater than about 8,and a process of manufacturing it which comprises feeding hydrogen, ammonia, MEA and EDA, preferably provided from a recycle stream, to a reaction zone containing a fixed bed of a reductive amination catalyst in a tubular reactor, wherein the hydrogen comprises about 1 to about 30 mole percent of the feed in the reaction zone, the mole ratio of EDA to MEA is less than about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 1990
    Date of Patent: March 23, 1993
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Charles A. Gibson, David J. Schreck
  • Patent number: 5166415
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process for making amines having a high yield weight percent of diethylenetriamine (DETA) and aminoethylethanolamine (AEEA) by condensing an amino compound in the presence of a condensation catalyst selected from a Group IVB metal oxide, a Group VIB metal-containing substance and a promoted condensation catalyst. This invention also relates to an alkyleneamines producers composition rich in DETA and AEEA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 1990
    Date of Patent: November 24, 1992
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Arthur R. Doumaux, Jr., Stephen W. King, Lloyd M. Burgess
  • Patent number: 5068329
    Abstract: A continuously generated alkyleneamines produces composition comprising, based on 100% of the moles of the composition and exclusive of any MEA and water present,a) about 50 to about 90 mole % AEEA,b) less than about 3 mole % EDA but more than 0.01 mole % EDA,c) less than about 2 mole % DETA but more than 0.01 mole % DETA,d) about 5 to about 18 mole % of the combination of PIP, AEP and HEP,e) about 5 to about 20 mole % of one or more of TETAs and TEPAs,f) less than about 1 mole % of other polyalkylene polyamines,g) a mole ratio of AEEA to the combination of PIP, AEP, HEP, DETA and EDA is greater than about 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 1990
    Date of Patent: November 26, 1991
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Charles A. Gibson
  • Patent number: 5068330
    Abstract: A continuously generated alkyleneamines producers composition comprising, based on 100% of the moles of the composition and exclusive of any MEA and water present,a) about 15 to about 50 mole % AEEA,b) about 15 to about 55 mole % EDA,c) about 10 to about 20 mole % DETA,d) about 5 to about 20 mole % of the combination of PIP,AEP and HEP,3) about 3 to about 10 mole % of one or more of TETAs and TEPAs,f) less than about 1 mole % of other polyalkylene polyamines,g) an DETA to AEEA mole ratio less than 0.77, andh) an EDA to AEEA mole ratio less than 8;and a process of manufacturing the same, which comprises feeding hydrogen, ammonia and MEA to a reaction zone containing a fixed bed of a reductive amination catalyst, wherein the hydrogen comprises about 20 to about 60 mole percent of the feed in the reaction zone and the mole ratio of ammonia to MEA is about 1 to about 5, the temperature of the reaction zone is about 120.degree. C. to about 300.degree. C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 1990
    Date of Patent: November 26, 1991
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Charles A. Gibson
  • Patent number: 4977266
    Abstract: A continuously generated alkyleneamines producers composition comprising, based on 100% of the moles of the composition and exclusive of any MEA and water present,(a) about 15 to about 50 mole % AEEA,(b) about 15 to about 55 mole % EDA,(c) about 10 to about 20 mole % DETA,(d) about 5 to about 20 mole % of the combination of PIP, AEP and HEP,(e) about 3 to about 10 mole % of one or more of TETAs and TEPAs,(f) less than about 1 mole % of other polyalkylene polyamines,(g) an DETA to AEEA mole ratio less than 0.77, and(h) an EDA to AEEA mole ratio less than 8;and a process of manufacturing the same, which comprises feeding hydrogen, ammonia and MEA to a reaction zone containing a fixed bed of a reductive amination catalyst, wherein the hydrogen comprises about 20 to about 60 mole percent of the feed in the reaction zone and the mole ratio of ammonia to MEA is about 1 to about 5, the temperature of the reaction zone is about 120.degree. C. to about 300.degree. C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1987
    Date of Patent: December 11, 1990
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Company Inc.
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Charles A. Gibson
  • Patent number: 4973692
    Abstract: A continuously generated alkyleneamines producers composition comprising, based on 100% of the moles of the composition and exclusive of any MEA and water present,(a) about 50 to about 90 mole % AEEA,(b) less than about 3 mole % EDA but more than 0.01 mole % EDA,(c) less than about 2 mole % DETA but more than 0.01 mole % DETA,(d) about 5 to about 18 mole % of the combination of PIP, AEP and HEP,(e) about 5 to about 20 mole % of one or more of TETAs and TEPAs,(f) less than about 1 mole % of other polyalkylene polyamines,(g) a mole ratio of AEEA to the combination of PIP, AEP, HEP, DETA and EDA is greater than about 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1987
    Date of Patent: November 27, 1990
    Assignee: Union Carbide Chemicals and Plastics Company Inc.
    Inventors: Lloyd M. Burgess, Charles A. Gibson