Patents by Inventor Martin Anker

Martin Anker 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: 20220135758
    Abstract: The invention relates to a foamable polymer composition comprising a polyolefin polymer which polyolefin polymer does not bear silane moieties and comprises 20 to 99.99 wt. % linear low density polyethylene, and a blowing agent in an amount of 0.01 to 3 wt. % based on the total foamable polymer composition, wherein the blowing agent consists of citric acid and/or derivatives of citric acid or mixtures thereof. Further the invention relates to a foamable polymer composition comprising a polyolefin polymer, and a blowing agent in an amount of 0.01 to 3 wt. % based on the total foamable polymer composition, wherein the blowing agent consists of expandable polymeric microspheres, and the composition does not comprise fluororesin. Further the invention relates to a foamed polymer composition obtained by foaming this foamable polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Anna Hjartfors, Asa Wannerskog, Martin Anker, Lars Efraimsson, Anette Nilsson
  • Publication number: 20220064419
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a foamable polymer composition and a foamed polymer composition obtained by foaming this foamable polymer composition. The invention is also concerned with a cable comprising at least one layer which comprises the foamable polymer composition or the foamed polymer composition. The invention further provides a process for producing a foamed polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Asa Wannerskog, Anna Hjartfors, Oscar Prieto, Martin Anker, Ann Watson
  • Publication number: 20220064418
    Abstract: The invention relates to a foamable polymer composition comprising a blowing agent and a foamed polymer composition obtained by foaming this foamable polymer composition. The invention further relates to a cable comprising at least one layer which comprises the foamable polymer composition or a foamed polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Asa Wannerskog, Anna Hjartfors, Oscar Prieto, Martin Anker, Ann Watson
  • Patent number: 11170908
    Abstract: A process of making a cable having a conductor surrounded by at least one crosslinkable layer having a polymer composition. The polymer composition has (a) a polyolefin bearing hydrolysable silane groups and a silanol condensation catalyst compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Kjell Fossum, Martin Anker, Mattias Bergqvist, Kristian Dahlen, Thomas Hjertberg, Perry Nylander, Ola Fagrell
  • Publication number: 20210163775
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, which is a silanol condensation catalyst masterbatch, comprises a matrix, comprising a silane containing drying agent, and at least one silanol condensation catalyst, wherein each catalyst has a water content which is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Ola FAGRELL, Stefan HELLSTROM, Bernt-Ake SULTAN, Perry NYLANDER, Martin ANKER, Kristian DAHLEN, Asa HERMANSSON
  • Patent number: 10745498
    Abstract: The present invention relates to low density polyethylene having a melt flow rate (MFR) according to ISO 1133 (190° C., 2.16 kg) which is higher than 4.0 g/10 min, a storage modulus G?, measured at a loss modulus G? of 5 kPa, which is above 3000 Pa and a vinylidene content which is at least 24/100 k C, compositions, a process for production of the low density polyethylene, a low density polyethylene which is obtainable by the process, a continuous ethylene polymerization method for introducing vinylidene in a low density polyethylene, a method for an extrusion coating process or an extrusion lamination process, an article, e.g. an extrusion article, an extrusion lamination article, film blowing article, film casting article, wire and cable extrusion article, injection moulding article, blow moulding article or pipe extrusion article, and uses of the low density polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bjorn Voigt, Martin Anker, Mattias Bergqvist, Thomas Gkourmpis, Thomas Hjertberg, Gabriel Ruess
  • Publication number: 20190292357
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compounded polyethylene composition having a density of 930 to 965 kg/m3 and comprising at least 0.01 percent by weight (wt-%) of sodium bicarbonate after compounding of the compounded polyethylene composition, wherein the ratio between sodium bicarbonate, in the polyethylene composition, before and after compounding is X, wherein X1?X<X2, and X1 is 1.00 and X2 is 2.00, an article, for example, a coating, a wire or a cable, comprising the compounded polyethylene composition, a process for producing the article, and use of the compounded polyethylene composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Martin Anker, Ann Watson, Anna Hjärtfors, Asa Wannerskog
  • Patent number: 10233310
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition comprising a surfactant interacting additive, and wherein the polymer composition further comprises at least one silanol condensation catalyst, wherein each catalyst is selected from: i) a compound of formula I ArSO3H (I) or a precursor thereof, wherein Ar is an 1 to 4 alkyl groups substituted aryl, wherein the aryl is phenyl or naphthyl, and wherein each alkyl group, independently, is a linear or branched alkyl with 10 to 30 carbons, wherein the total number of carbons in the alkyl groups is in the range of 20 to 80 carbons; ii) a derivative of i) selected from the group consisting of an anhydride, an ester, an acetylate, an epoxy blocked ester and an amine salt thereof which is hydrolysable to the corresponding compound of formula I; and iii) a metal salt of i) wherein the metal ion is selected from the group consisting of copper, aluminum, tin and zinc; an article, for example, a coating, a wire or a cable, comprising the polymer composition, a process
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Martin Anker, Perry Nylander, Roger Carlsson, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Stefan Hellstrom, Kristian Dahlen, Ola Fagrell
  • Patent number: 10144789
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a low density polyethylene having a molecular weight distribution Mw/Mn which is 15 or less, a storage modulus G?, measured at a loss modulus G? of 5 kPa, which is above 3000 Pa, a weight average molecular weight (Mw) which is between 192000 and 250000 g/mol and has a melt flow rate (MFR) according to ISO 1133 (190° C., 2.16 kg) which is higher than 3.0 g/10 min, compositions, a process for production of the low density polyethylene, a low density polyethylene which is obtainable by the process, a continuous ethylene polymerization method for introducing vinylidene in a low density polyethylene, a method for an extrusion coating process or a method for an extrusion lamination process, an article, e.g. an extrusion article, an extrusion lamination article, film blowing article, film casting article, wire and cable extrusion article, injection molding article, blow molding article or pipe extrusion article, and uses of the low density polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bjorn Voigt, Gabriel Ruess, Martin Anker, Mattias Bergqvist, Thomas Gkourmpis, Thomas Hjertberg
  • Publication number: 20180301238
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cable comprising at least one layer which comprises a foamable polyolefin polymer composition comprising a polyolefin polymer composition and blowing agent wherein the blowing agent comprises more than 90 wt % of citric acid or a derivate of citric acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Anna Kontro, Asa Wannerskog, Martin Anker, Ann Watson, Oscar Prieto
  • Publication number: 20180226173
    Abstract: A process of making a cable having a conductor surrounded by at least one crosslinkable layer having a polymer composition. The polymer composition has (a) a polyolefin bearing hydrolysable silane groups and a silanol condensation catalyst compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: Kjell Fossum, Martin Anker, Mattias Bergqvist, Kristian Dahlen, Thomas Hjertberg, Perry Nylander, Ola Fagrell
  • Patent number: 9873776
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyolefin composition with increased resistance to degradation caused by ClO2-containing water and to a pipe or a fitting made of such a polyolefin composition. The polyolefin composition comprises a polyolefin base resin (A), an antioxidant (B) having a chroman-6-ol structure, and an antioxidant (C) having a phenolic structure and the molecule comprises at least one ester group. The present invention further relates to the use of the polyolefin composition for the production of a pipe or a fitting and to the use of the polyolefin composition for increasing the lifetime of a pipe or a fitting providing the polyolefin composition with resistance against degradation caused by contact with ClO2-containing water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Martin Anker, Tanja Piel
  • Publication number: 20170107356
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition comprising a surfactant interacting additive, and wherein the polymer composition further comprises at least one silanol condensation catalyst, wherein each catalyst is selected from: i) a compound of formula I ArSO3H (I) or a precursor thereof, wherein Ar is an 1 to 4 alkyl groups substituted aryl, wherein the aryl is phenyl or naphthyl, and wherein each alkyl group, independently, is a linear or branched alkyl with 10 to 30 carbons, wherein the total number of carbons in the alkyl groups is in the range of 20 to 80 carbons; ii) a derivative of i) selected from the group consisting of an anhydride, an ester, an acetylate, an epoxy blocked ester and an amine salt thereof which is hydrolysable to the corresponding compound of formula I; and iii) a metal salt of i) wherein the metal ion is selected from the group consisting of copper, aluminum, tin and zinc; an article, for example, a coating, a wire or a cable, comprising the polymer composition, a process
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Inventors: Martin ANKER, Perry NYLANDER, Roger CARLSSON, Bernt-Ake SULTAN, Stefan HELLSTROM, Kristian DAHLEN, Ola FAGRELL
  • Patent number: 9593177
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a low density polyethylene having a molecular weight distribution Mw/Mn which is greater than 15, a storage modulus G? (5 kPa) which is above 3000 and a vinylidene content which is at least 15/100 k C, compositions, a process for production of the low density polyethylene, a continuous ethylene polymerization method for introducing vinylidene in a low density polyethylene, a method for an extrusion coating process, an article, e.g. an extrusion article, and use in extrusion coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bjorn Voigt, Martin Anker, Mattias Bergqvist, Thomas Gkourmpis, Thomas Hjertberg
  • Patent number: 9522988
    Abstract: A polyolefin pipe having a polyolefin base resin (A) including a lower molecular weight fraction and a higher molecular weight fraction, stabilized with at least one stabilizer (B) having a formula: and at least one stabilizer (C) having a formula: wherein the substituents are as described in the specification. The composition demonstrates acceptable stability and low migration of additional additives from the pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Martin Anker, Svein Jamtvedt
  • Publication number: 20160319148
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition, which is a silanol condensation catalyst masterbatch, comprises a matrix, comprising a silane containing drying agent, and at least one silanol condensation catalyst, wherein each catalyst has a water content which is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Ola FAGRELL, Stefan HELLSTROM, Bernt-Ake SULTAN, Perry NYLANDER, Martin ANKER, Kristian DAHLEN, Asa HERMANSSON
  • Publication number: 20160312012
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer composition comprising a surfactant interacting additive, and wherein the polymer composition further comprises at least one silanol condensation catalyst, wherein each catalyst is selected from: i) a compound of formula I ArSO3H (I) or a precursor thereof, wherein Ar is an 1 to 4 alkyl groups substituted aryl, wherein the aryl is phenyl or naphthyl, and wherein each alkyl group, independently, is a linear or branched alkyl with 10 to 30 carbons, wherein the total number of carbons in the alkyl groups is in the range of 20 to 80 carbons; ii) a derivative of i) selected from the group consisting of an anhydride, an ester, an acetylate, an epoxy blocked ester and an amine salt thereof which is hydrolysable to the corresponding compound of formula I; and iii) a metal salt of i) wherein the metal ion is selected from the group consisting of copper, aluminum, tin and zinc; an article, for example, a coating, a wire or a cable, comprising the polymer composition, a process
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2014
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: Martin ANKER, Perry NYLANDER, Roger CARLSSON, Bernt-Ake SULTAN, Stefan HELLSTROM, Kristian DAHLEN, Ola FAGRELL
  • Publication number: 20160297903
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a low density polyethylene having a molecular weight distribution Mw/Mn which is greater than 15, a storage modulus G? (5 kPa) which is above 3000 and a vinylidene content which is at least 15/100k C, compositions, a process for production of the low density polyethylene, a continuous ethylene polymerization method for introducing vinylidene in a low density polyethylene, a method for an extrusion coating process, an article, e.g. an extrusion article, and use in extrusion coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Applicant: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Bernt-Ake Sultan, Bjorn Voigt, Martin Anker, Mattias Bergqvist, Thomas Gkourmpis, Thomas Hjertberg
  • Publication number: 20160297949
    Abstract: A polyethylene composition comprising a polyethylene comprising hydrolysable silane groups and a silanol condensation catalyst that can be crosslinked. The crosslinkable polyethylene comprises trimethoxy silane and/or triethoxy silane groups and the silanol condensation catalyst comprises an inorganic tin compound in which a tin atom has no covalent bond to a carbon atom. The crosslinked composition can be used in a cable, such as an insulation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Inventors: Oscar PRIETO, Martin ANKER, Ola FAGRELL, Kristian DAHLEN, Asa HERMANSSON
  • Patent number: 9371702
    Abstract: The invention relates to well tubings, in particular oil well tubings, having an improved resistance to abrasion and corrosion. A well tubing comprises a plurality of tubing sections each having a bore and an inside diameter, wherein at least part of the tubing sections has polymer liners disposed within said bore of said tubing section, characterized in that said polymer liners are comprised of crosslinked polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Martin Anker, Siegfried Liedauer, Markus Oberndorfer, Karin Thayer