Patents by Inventor Michael Tinkl

Michael Tinkl 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: 20220074076
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a multifilament fibre comprising at least one polymer comprising a polyester, and at least one filler comprising calcium carbonate. The present invention further relates to a process of producing such a multifilament fibre as well as the use of calcium carbonate as filler in a multifilament fibre comprising at least one polymer comprising a polyester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: OMYA INTERNATIONAL AG
    Inventors: Martin BRUNNER, Christoph HIRSIGER, Francesco PULLEGA, Samuel RENTSCH, Michael TINKL
  • Patent number: 11208738
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a multifilament fibre comprising at least one polymer comprising a polyester, and at least one filler comprising calcium carbonate. The present invention further relates to a process of producing such a multifilament fibre as well as the use of calcium carbonate as filler in a multifilament fibre comprising at least one polymer comprising a polyester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Christoph Hirsiger, Francesco Pullega, Samuel Rentsch, Michael Tinkl
  • Patent number: 10941279
    Abstract: A breathable film is described having a basis weight from 1 g/m2 to 10 g/m2, a process for producing the breathable film and use of a surface-treated filler material product as filler in the breathable film. Finally, an article is described that includes the breathable film as well as the use of the breathable film in hygienic applications, medical applications, healthcare applications, filtration materials, geotextile products, agricultural applications, horticultural applications, clothing, footwear products, baggage products, household applications, industrial applications, packaging applications, building applications, or construction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: OMYA INTERNATIONAL AG
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Tazio Fornera, Michael Knerr, Michael Tinkl, Marcus Unger
  • Patent number: 10767055
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a mineral matter powder preparation by wet process without acrylic additive or other grinding aid additives and to the use of said mineral matter after an optional hydrophobic treatment. Said mineral material having superior dispersing properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Pierre Blanchard, Jean-Pierre Elgoyhen, Beat Karth, Holger Müller, Jürgen Spehn, Martin Brunner, Pascal Gonnon, Michael Tinkl
  • Publication number: 20200270424
    Abstract: A breathable film is described having a basis weight from 1 g/m2 to 10 g/m2, a process for producing the breathable film and use of a surface-treated filler material product as filler in the breathable film. Finally, an article is described that includes the breathable film as well as the use of the breathable film in hygienic applications, medical applications, healthcare applications, filtration materials, geotextile products, agricultural applications, horticultural applications, clothing, footwear products, baggage products, household applications, industrial applications, packaging applications, building applications, or construction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Martin BRUNNER, Tazio FORNERA, Michael KNERR, Michael TINKL, Marcus UNGER
  • Patent number: 10723885
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of an aqueous suspension comprising at least one calcium carbonate-comprising material, the calcium carbonate-comprising material having a ratio of particles having an average particle size d80 value to particles having an average particle size d20 value [d80/d20] in the range from 1.5 to 4 and the use of the calcium carbonate-comprising material in paper and board applications, in cosmetics, in caulks and sealants, in adhesives, in paints and coatings, in fibre applications, in plastics applications or for the replacement of PCC in general.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: OMYA INTERNATIONAL AG
    Inventors: Michael Pohl, Christian Rainer, Martin Brunner, Jürgen Spehn, Michael Tinkl, Dennis Werner, Armelle Senti-Wenk, Emmanuel Goutard
  • Publication number: 20200190286
    Abstract: A mono or multi-layer polyester film is described. Also described, is a process for producing the mono or multi-layer polyester film, the use of a surface-treated filler material product as a voiding agent in the mono or multi-layer polyester film, and an article including the mono or multi-layer polyester film. Further, use of the mono or multi-layer polyester film is described in packaging products, insulating materials, solar, marine or aviation applications, science, electronic or acoustic applications, wires, cables, radio frequency identifications, flexible circuits, graphic arts, stone paper, holograms, filter products, cosmetic products, household products, imaging, recording media, or industrial products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Martin BRUNNER, Michael KNERR, Michael TINKL, Karsten Udo SCHULZ
  • Patent number: 10654986
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a surface treated filler material product for alpha-nucleation of polyolefins, a process for the preparation of the surface treated filler material product, a master batch comprising the surface treated filler material product, a polyolefin composition comprising the surface treated filler material product, an article comprising the polyolefin composition as well as the use of the surface treated filler material product as an alpha-nucleating agent for polyolefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Michael Tinkl, Michael Knerr, Franck Baradel, Armelle Senti-Wenk
  • Patent number: 10435521
    Abstract: An inventive process for the production of a polymer composition is provided, said process comprising the incorporation of a filler into a polymer material, wherein said polymer material during incorporation of the filler is in at least partially molten state and wherein said filler is incorporated as a slurry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignees: OMYA INTERNATIONAL AG, FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER
    Inventors: Michael Tinkl, Martin Brunner, René Burkhalter, Tazio Fornera, Giuseppe Schirosi, Rudolf Pfaendner, Jan Barth, Bernd Dillmann, Harald Dörr
  • Publication number: 20190276675
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a mineral matter powder preparation by wet process without acrylic additive or other grinding aid additives and to the use of said mineral matter after an optional hydrophobic treatment. Said mineral material having superior dispersing properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Pierre Blanchard, Jean-Pierre Elgoyhen, Beat Karth, Holger Müller, Jürgen Spehn, Martin Brunner, Pascal Gonnon, Michael Tinkl
  • Patent number: 10287407
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a breathable film comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer and a surface-treated filler material product comprising a treatment layer comprising at least one mono-substituted succinic anhydride and/or at least one mono-substituted succinic acid and/or salty reaction product(s) thereof, a process for producing the same, and the use thereof. Furthermore, the present invention is directed to the use of a surface-treated filler material product comprising a treatment layer comprising at least one mono-substituted succinic anhydride and/or at least one mono-substituted succinic acid and/or salty reaction product(s) thereof in breathable films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Omya International AG
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, René Burkhalter, Tazio Fornera, Samuel Rentsch, Michael Tinkl, Francesco Pullega, Monroe Moore
  • Publication number: 20180163014
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a surface treated filler material product for alpha-nucleation of polyolefins, a process for the preparation of the surface treated filler material product, a master batch comprising the surface treated filler material product, a polyolefin composition comprising the surface treated filler material product, an article comprising the polyolefin composition as well as the use of the surface treated filler material product as an alpha-nucleating agent for polyolefins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Michael TINKL, Michael KNERR, Franck BARADEL, Armelle SENTI-WENK
  • Publication number: 20170355104
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing a compacted material comprising the steps of providing a powder material and a polymer binder, simultaneously or subsequently feeding the powder material and the polymer binder into a high speed mixer unit, mixing the powder material and the polymer binder in the high speed mixer unit until formation of a compacted material, and reducing the temperature of the obtained compacted material below the melting point or glass transition temperature of the polymer binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Michael Knerr, Christoph Hirsiger, Roland Riesen, Giuseppe Schirosi, Michael Tinkl, Karsten Udo Schulz, Antonio Muratore
  • Publication number: 20170283619
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of an aqueous suspension comprising at least one calcium carbonate-comprising material, the calcium carbonate-comprising material having a ratio of particles having an average particle size d80 value to particles having an average particle size d20 value [d80/d20] in the range from 1.5 to 4 and the use of the calcium carbonate-comprising material in paper and board applications, in cosmetics, in caulks and sealants, in adhesives, in paints and coatings, in fibre applications, in plastics applications or for the replacement of PCC in general.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Michael Pohl, Christian Rainer, Martin Brunner, Jürgen Spehn, Michael Tinkl, Dennis Werner, Armelle Senti-Wenk, Emmanuel Goutard
  • Publication number: 20170218148
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a breathable film comprising at least one thermoplastic polymer and a surface-treated filler material product comprising a treatment layer comprising at least one mono-substituted succinic anhydride and/or at least one mono-substituted succinic acid and/or salty reaction product(s) thereof, a process for producing the same, and the use thereof. Furthermore, the present invention is directed to the use of a surface-treated filler material product comprising a treatment layer comprising at least one mono-substituted succinic anhydride and/or at least one mono-substituted succinic acid and/or salty reaction product(s) thereof in breathable films.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, René Burkhalter, Tazio Fornera, Samuel Rentsch, Michael Tinkl, Francesco Pullega
  • Publication number: 20160289397
    Abstract: An inventive process for the production of a polymer composition is provided, said process comprising the incorporation of a filler into a polymer material, wherein said polymer material during incorporation of the filler is in at least partially molten state and wherein said filler is incorporated as a slurry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Michael Tinkl, Martin Brunner, René Burkhalter, Tazio Fornera, Giuseppe Schirosi, Rudolf Pfaendner, Jan Barth, Bernd Dillmann, Harald Dörr
  • Publication number: 20150322604
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a nonwoven fabric comprising at least one polymer comprising a polyester and at least one filler comprising calcium carbonate. The present invention further relates to a process of producing such a nonwoven fabric as well as to the use of calcium carbonate as filler in a nonwoven fabric comprising at least one polymer comprising a polyester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Erik Laursen, Francesco Pullega, Tazio Fomera, Michael Tinkl, Samuel Rentsch
  • Publication number: 20150000564
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a mineral matter powder preparation by wet process without acrylic additive or other grinding aid additives and to the use of said mineral matter after an optional hydrophobic treatment. Said mineral material having superior dispersing properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Pierre Blanchard, Jean-Pierre Elgoyhen, Beat Karth, Holger Müller, Jürgen Spehn, Martin Brunner, Pascal Gonnon, Michael Tinkl
  • Publication number: 20110263733
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of modulating the gloss of moulded plastics products, such as articles in the automotive industry e.g. for the interior of automobiles, as well as the use of certain additives for that purpose and related invention embodiments. The modulating comprises adding at least one silica additive to a polymer composition used as polymer substrate for the moulded articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2009
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Gregor Huber, Laurent Simonpietri, Michael Tinkl
  • Publication number: 20110254204
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of modulating the gloss of plastics materials and products made from them, such as articles in the automotive industry e.g. for the interior of automobiles, as well as the use of certain additives for that purpose and related invention embodiments. The modulating comprises adding a modified polymer as matting agent to a polymer composition used as polymer substrate for the articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2009
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Gregor Huber, Laurent Simonpietri, Michael Tinkl