Patents by Inventor Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS

Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS 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: 11256028
    Abstract: Described herein are coated optical fibers including an optical fiber portion, wherein the optical fiber portion includes a glass core and cladding section that is configured to possesses certain mode-field diameters and effective areas, and a coating portion including a primary and secondary coating, wherein the primary coating is the cured product of a composition that possesses specified liquid glass transition temperatures, such as below ?82° C., and/or a viscosity ratios, such as between 25° C. and 85° C., of less than 13.9. Also described are radiation curable coating compositions possessing reduced thermal sensitivity, methods of coating such radiation curable coating compositions to form coated optical fibers, and optical fiber cables comprising the coated optical fibers and/or radiation curable coating compositions elsewhere described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro (Netherlands) B.V.
    Inventors: Paulus Antonius Maria Steeman, Xiaosong Wu, Adrianus Cornelis Bastiaan Bogaerds, Mark Petrus Franciscus Pepels
  • Publication number: 20220017773
    Abstract: Described herein are radiation curable compositions for coating optical fibers including a reactive oligomer with at least one polymerizable group and a backbone, a reactive diluent monomer, a photoinitiator, optionally one or more additives, and a filler component. Such compositions are configured to possess specified liquid glass transition temperatures and/or viscosity ratios when measured between 25, 55, and/or 85 degrees Celsius. Also described are compositions wherein the filler component is present in specified amounts and/or sizes, and contains specified types of filler constituents. Also described are optical fibers coated from such compositions, optical fiber cables including optical fibers coated from such compositions, and methods of producing coated optical fibers from such compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Paulus Antonius Maria STEEMAN, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS, Huimin CAO, Kangtai REN
  • Publication number: 20210213679
    Abstract: A method of forming a three-dimensional object comprises the steps of forming a layer of a particulate composition, selectively depositing a liquid composition onto the layer of the particulate composition in accordance with computer data corresponding to the shape of at least a portion of a three-dimensional object, initiating polymerization, and repeating the steps a plurality of times to form a three-dimensional object. The particulate composition comprises a plurality of first particles that comprise a resin component comprising a first resin, the first resin comprising a first resin polymerizable group, the first resin polymerizable group comprising a carbon-carbon double bond directly attached to an electron withdrawing group, a thermal radical initiator dispersed or dissolved in the resin component, and a retardant dispersed or dissolved in the resin component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Johan Franz Gradus Antonius JANSEN, Rudolfus Antonius Theodorus Maria VAN BENTHEM, Paulus Franciscus Anna BUIJSEN, Franciscus Johannes Marie DERKS, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS, Alfred Jean Paul BUCKMANN
  • Patent number: 10994479
    Abstract: A method of forming a three-dimensional object comprises the steps of forming a layer of a particulate composition, selectively depositing a liquid composition onto the layer of the particulate composition in accordance with computer data corresponding to the shape of at least a portion of a three-dimensional object, initiating polymerization, and repeating the steps a plurality of times to form a three-dimensional object. The particulate composition comprises a plurality of first particles that comprise a resin component comprising a first resin, the first resin comprising a first resin polymerizable group, the first resin polymerizable group comprising a carbon-carbon double bond directly attached to an electron withdrawing group, a thermal radical initiator dispersed or dissolved in the resin component, and a retardant dispersed or dissolved in the resin component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
    Inventors: Johan Franz Gradus Antonius Jansen, Rudolfus Antonius Theodorus Maria Van Benthem, Paulus Franciscus Anna Buijsen, Franciscus Johannes Marie Derks, Mark Petrus Franciscus Pepels, Alfred Jean Paul Buckmann
  • Publication number: 20210088720
    Abstract: Described herein are coated optical fibers including an optical fiber portion, wherein the optical fiber portion includes a glass core and cladding section that is configured to possesses certain mode-field diameters and effective areas, and a coating portion including a primary and secondary coating, wherein the primary coating is the cured product of a composition that possesses specified liquid glass transition temperatures, such as below ?82° C., and/or a viscosity ratios, such as between 25° C. and 85° C., of less than 13.9. Also described are radiation curable coating compositions possessing reduced thermal sensitivity, methods of coating such radiation curable coating compositions to form coated optical fibers, and optical fiber cables comprising the coated optical fibers and/or radiation curable coating compositions elsewhere described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Paulus Antonius Maria STEEMAN, Xiaosong WU, Adrianus Cornelis Bastiaan BOGAERDS, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS
  • Patent number: 10884182
    Abstract: Described herein are coated optical fibers including an optical fiber portion, wherein the optical fiber portion includes a glass core and cladding section that is configured to possesses certain mode-field diameters and effective areas, and a coating portion including a primary and secondary coating, wherein the primary coating is the cured product of a composition that possesses specified liquid glass transition temperatures, such as below ?82° C., and/or a viscosity ratios, such as between 25° C. and 85° C., of less than 13.9. Also described are radiation curable coating compositions possessing reduced thermal sensitivity, methods of coating such radiation curable coating compositions to form coated optical fibers, and optical fiber cables comprising the coated optical fibers and/or radiation curable coating compositions elsewhere described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
    Inventors: Paulus Antonius Maria Steeman, Xiaosong Wu, Adrianus Cornelis Bastiaan Bogaerds, Mark Petrus Franciscus Pepels
  • Publication number: 20200166700
    Abstract: Described herein are coated optical fibers including an optical fiber portion, wherein the optical fiber portion includes a glass core and cladding section that is configured to possesses certain mode-field diameters and effective areas, and a coating portion including a primary and secondary coating, wherein the primary coating is the cured product of a composition that possesses specified liquid glass transition temperatures, such as below ?82° C., and/or a viscosity ratios, such as between 25° C. and 85° C., of less than 13.9. Also described are radiation curable coating compositions possessing reduced thermal sensitivity, methods of coating such radiation curable coating compositions to form coated optical fibers, and optical fiber cables comprising the coated optical fibers and/or radiation curable coating compositions elsewhere described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Paulus Antonius Maria STEEMAN, Xiaosong WU, Adrianus Cornelis Bastiaan BOGAERDS, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS
  • Publication number: 20190240901
    Abstract: A method of forming a three-dimensional object comprises the steps of forming a layer of a particulate composition, selectively depositing a liquid composition onto the layer of the particulate composition in accordance with computer data corresponding to the shape of at least a portion of a three-dimensional object, and repeating the steps a plurality of times to form a three-dimensional object. The particulate composition comprises a plurality of first particles that comprise a resin component comprising a first resin, the first resin comprising a first resin polymerizable group. Either or both of the particulate composition and the liquid composition comprise an initiator capable of initiating polymerization of at least the first resin. At least the first resin undergoes melting and polymerization in a plurality of the locations where the liquid composition has been selectively deposited.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Johan Franz Gradus Antonius JANSEN, Rudolfus Antonius Theodorus Maria VAN BENTHEM, Paulus Franciscus Anna BUIJSEN, Franciscus Johannes Marie DERKS, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS, Alfred Jean Paul BUCKMANN
  • Publication number: 20190240900
    Abstract: A method of forming a three-dimensional object comprises the steps of forming a layer of a particulate composition, selectively depositing a liquid composition onto the layer of the particulate composition in accordance with computer data corresponding to the shape of at least a portion of a three-dimensional object, initiating polymerization, and repeating the steps a plurality of times to form a three-dimensional object. The particulate composition comprises a plurality of first particles that comprise a resin component comprising a first resin, the first resin comprising a first resin polymerizable group, the first resin polymerizable group comprising a carbon-carbon double bond directly attached to an electron withdrawing group, a thermal radical initiator dispersed or dissolved in the resin component, and a retardant dispersed or dissolved in the resin component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Johan Franz Gradus Antonius JANSEN, Rudolfus Antonius Theodorus Maria VAN BENTHEM, Paulus Franciscus Anna BUIJSEN, Franciscus Johannes Marie DERKS, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS, Alfred Jean Paul BUCKMANN
  • Patent number: 9637591
    Abstract: A polyester having a saturated backbone, a method of preparing said polyester, an intermediate unsaturated polyester product, and a method for preparing said intermediate unsaturated polyester product, where the number of carbon backbone atoms between two neighboring ester groups in the backbone is randomly distributed over the polyester, and the polyester has an M/E ratio of 14 or more, wherein M is the number of backbone carbon atoms in the polyester not including the ester carbons and E is the number of ester groups in the polyester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robbert Duchateau, Mark Petrus Franciscus Pepels
  • Patent number: 9617414
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a polymer composition including a polyolefin and a polyester containing first repeating units of general structure wherein Rx is an organic group having a chain length of at least 8 atoms, n1 is the number of first repeating units in the polyester. Such polymer composition is homogeneous and may be used as an alternative for pure polyolefin showing improved printability and oxygen permeability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignees: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Robbert Duchateau, Maria Soliman, Johannes Peter Antonius Martens, Renate Tandler, Mark Petrus Franciscus Pepels
  • Patent number: 9512268
    Abstract: A process for preparing a copolymer comprising subjecting a first cyclic ester having a ring size from 4 to 11 atoms and a second cyclic ester having a ring size from 12 to 40 atoms to ring-opening copolymerization using as catalyst a compound of formula I, wherein M is trivalent Al, Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Co, yttrium, Sc or lanthanides; X and X? are both a heteroatom; Y and Y? are O, N, S or P; Z is a substituent as described herein; L1 is an organic moiety linking X and Y; L2 is an organic moiety linking X? and Y?; L3 is an organic moiety linking Y and Y? and has a chain length between Y and Y? of at least 2 atoms. The copolymer has a randomness of at least 0.5 and a number average molecular weight of at least 15000 g/mol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robbert Duchateau, Mark Petrus Franciscus Pepels
  • Publication number: 20160160043
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a polymer composition comprising a polyolefin and a polyester containing first repeating units of general structure (I) wherein RX is an organic group having a chain length of at least 8 atoms, —n1 is the number of first repeating units in the polyester. Such polymer composition is homogeneous and may be used as an alternative for pure polyolefin showing improved printability and oxygen permeability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Inventors: Robbert DUCHATEAU, Maria SOLIMAN, Johannes Peter Antonius MARTENS, Renate TANDLER, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS
  • Publication number: 20160102172
    Abstract: A polyester having a saturated backbone, a method of preparing said polyester, an intermediate unsaturated polyester product, and a method for preparing said intermediate unsaturated polyester product, where the number of carbon backbone atoms between two neighbouring ester groups in the backbone is randomly distributed over the polyester, and the polyester has an M/E ratio of 14 or more, wherein M is the number of backbone carbon atoms in the polyester not including the ester carbons and E is the number of ester groups in the polyester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2014
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: Robbert DUCHATEAU, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS
  • Publication number: 20150376330
    Abstract: A process for preparing a copolymer comprising subjecting a first cyclic ester having a ring size from 4 to 11 atoms and a second cyclic ester having a ring size from 12 to 40 atoms to ring-opening copolymerization using as catalyst a compound of formula I, wherein M is trivalent Al, Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Co, yttrium, Sc or lanthanides; X and X? are both a heteroatom; Y and Y? are O, N, S or P; Z is a substituent as described herein; L1 is an organic moiety linking X and Y; L2 is an organic moiety linking X? and Y?; L3 is an organic moiety linking Y and Y? and has a chain length between Y and Y? of at least 2 atoms. The copolymer has a randomness of at least 0.5 and a number average molecular weight of at least 15000 g/mol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2014
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Applicant: SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Robbert DUCHATEAU, Mark Petrus Franciscus PEPELS