Patents by Inventor Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola

Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola 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: 20220347984
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a flexible multilayer film. The flexible multilayer film includes at least three layers. One of the layers is a seal layer and one of the layers is a barrier layer. The seal layer is an ionomer. The backing layer is in direct contact with the seal layer. The backing layer is an ethylene/?-olefin multi-block copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kleber Brunelli, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola
  • Publication number: 20220308476
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to printing systems and methods that may include an ink composition including electrically charged ink particles dispersed in a hydrocarbon liquid and a multilayer film. The multilayer film may include a polymeric core layer; and one or more printing layers adjacent to the polymeric core layer. The one or more printing layers may include at least 50 wt. % of an ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer having acid and acrylate functional groups. The ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer having acid and acrylate functional groups may include from 0.5 wt. % to 4 wt. % methacrylic or acrylic acid; from 0.5 wt. % to 4 wt. % acrylate, from 7 wt. % to 40 wt. % vinyl acetate; and the balance ethylene, based on the total weight of the ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer having acid and acrylate functional groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicants: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY
    Inventors: Juan Carlos Casarrubias, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Barry Alan Morris, Jorge Caminero Gomes
  • Patent number: 11446910
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a multilayer film containing at least three layers, including (A) a core layer containing a high density polyethylene (HDPE) having a density from 0.940 g/cc to 0.980 g/cc; and (B) skin layers on opposite sides of the core layer. Each skin layer includes (i) a propylene/ethylene copolymer with from greater than 0 wt % to 5 wt % units derived from ethylene comonomer; (ii) from 3,000 to 3,500 ppm of a slip agent; and (iii) from 4,000 to 10,000 ppm of an antiblock agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Silvina Vanesa D'Agosto, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Marcelo Delmar Cantu, Jorge Caminero Gomes
  • Publication number: 20220288899
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer films. Embodiments of the multilayer films may include a first layer comprising a first polyolefin, a second layer comprising a second polyolefin, a third layer comprising a third polyolefin, fourth layer comprising a fourth polyolefin, and a fifth layer comprising a fifth polyolefin. The second layer may be positioned between the first layer and the third layer; the third layer may be positioned between the second layer and the fourth layer; and the fourth layer may be positioned between the third layer and the fifth layer. Two or more of the first polyolefin, second polyolefin, third polyolefin, and fourth polyolefin may be the same or different. The third polyolefin may be a polyethylene composition having a density of 0.924 g/cm3 to 0.936 g/cm3 and a melt index (I2) of 0.25 g/10 minutes to 2.0 g/10 minutes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Dow Quimica de Colombia S.A.
    Inventors: Jorge Mario Rodriguez Camelo, Marlos Guintini de Oliveira, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Sanjib Biswas, Joshua B. Gaubert, Douglas S. Ginger, Mridula Kapur, Didem Oner-Deliormanli, Mehmet Demirors
  • Publication number: 20220288906
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer films. Embodiments of the multilayer films may include a first layer comprising a polyethylene composition having a density of 0.924 g/cm3 to 0.936 g/cm3 and a melt index (I2) of 0.25 g/10 minutes to 2.0 g/10 minutes, a second layer comprising a first polyolefin, a third layer comprising a second polyolefin. The first layer may be positioned between the second layer and the third layer. The first polyolefin and the second polyolefin may be the same or different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Justice Alaboson, Sanjib Biswas, Joshua B. Gaubert, Douglas S. Ginger, Vivek Kalihari, Mridula Kapur, Lori L. Kardos, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Francis O. Olajide, JR., Didem Oner-Dellormanli, Jose Eduardo Ruiz
  • Publication number: 20220274385
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer structures. The multilayer structures may include a first layer and a barrier layer. The first layer may include, based on the total weight of the first layer, from 90 wt. % to 99.5 wt. % of an ethylene/alpha-olefin interpolymer having a density of from 0.945 g/cc to 0.970 g/cc and from 0.5 wt. % to 10 wt. % of a compatibilizer. The compatibilizer may include an anhydride and/or carboxylic acid functionalized ethylene/alpha-olefin elastomer having a density of from 0.850 g/cc to 0.910 g/cc and a melt viscosity of greater than 200,000 cP, when measured at 177 C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Felipe Dantas Barbosa, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Davidson Lütkenhaus, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola
  • Publication number: 20220266574
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for a heat-shrinkable, biaxially stretched, multilayer thermoplastic film that includes at least a puncture resistant layer. The puncture resistant layer is formed with a polyethylene based plastomer having a density of 0.890 g/cm3to 0.910 g/cm3 as measured in accordance with ASTM D-792, and a melt index (MI) as measured by ASTM D-1238 at 190° C./2.16 kg from 0.20 g/10 minutes to 1.5 g/10 minutes. The polyethylene based plastomer has a log M25% of an upper 25% of a GPC quadrant having a value of 5.1 to 5.7, an intermediate molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of 2.5 to 3, a Mz/Mw value of 2 to 2.5, a Comonomer Distribution Constant value from 60 to 400 and a single SCBD peak between 40-85° C. with a mass fraction of less than 3% above 85° C. as determined by CEF, and a ZSVR value from 1.0 to 5.5. The multilayer thermoplastic film is biaxially stretched at a temperature of 60° C. to 120° C. with a blow-up ratio from 2:1 to 10:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Sanjib Biswas, Jacquelyn A. deGroot, David T. Gillespie
  • Patent number: 11407632
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dispensable container comprising a container for a fluid; and a fitting for discharging the fluid from the container; wherein the dispensable container is monolithic and where the container and the fitting contact each other seamlessly; and wherein the fitting comprises a conduit that has a higher aspect ratio than the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Eduardo Baldini, Marcus-Vinicius Trombim Kerekes, Bruno Rufato Pereira, Harpreet Singh, Jeffrey E. Bonekamp
  • Patent number: 11384228
    Abstract: Embodiments of thermoformed monolayer or multilayer films are provided, wherein the thermoformed monolayer multilayer films comprise a first composition comprising at least one ethylene-based polymer, wherein the first composition comprises a Molecular Weighted Comonomer Distribution Index (MWCDI) value greater than 0.9, and a melt index ratio (I10/I2) that meets the following equation: I10/I2?7.0?1.2×log (I2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Maria Laura Perez Muñoz, João Gargalaka, Jr., Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Gianna Buaszczyk, Carmelo Declet Perez, Sydney E. Hansen
  • Patent number: 11338559
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer films, which provide matte appearance and low heat seal initiation temperature after corona treatment. The multilayer films include at least one matte layer comprising ethylene-based polymer and propylene-ethylene copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Silvina Vanesa D'Agosto, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Gianna Buaszczyk
  • Patent number: 11326045
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a film comprising a layer that comprises a polyethylene composition comprising the reaction product of ethylene and optionally one or more alpha-olefin comonomers, wherein said polyethylene composition is characterized by the following properties: a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D1238 (2.16 kg, 190 C), of from 0.5 to 10 g/10 min; a density (measured according to ASTM D792) of less than 0.935 g/cm3; a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, wherein I10 is measured according to ASTM D1238 (10 kg, 190 C) of from 6.0 to 7.5; a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of from 2.8 to 3.9; and a vinyl unsaturation of greater than 0.12 vinyls per one thousand carbon atoms, and a low density polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Teresa P. Karjala, João Gargalaka, Jr., Mustafa Bilgen, Marcelo Delmar Cantu, Mehmet Demirors, Jorge Caminero Gomes
  • Patent number: 11292234
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a film structure comprising an outer layer, a core and an inner layer (or sealant layer). The outer layer comprises a polyolefinic material having a Vicat softening temperature of 85° C. or greater, and a total crystallinity in the range of 25 to 45%. The core comprises a linear low density polyethylene having a density of 0.925 g/cm3 or less, and a melt index of 4.0 g/10 min or less. The inner layer comprises linear low density polyethylene having a density of from 0.865 to 0.926 g/cm3 and a melt index of less than 4.0 g/10 minutes. The films of the present invention have less than 25% of polyethylenes having a density of 0.930 g/cm3 or greater. Further, the films of the present invention can be characterized by the substantial absence of polyamide, polyester, ethylene vinyl acetate, ionomers, polyvinyl chloride, and/or cyclic olefin polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: João Gargalaka, Jr., Felipe Martinez Barreneche, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola
  • Publication number: 20210362923
    Abstract: The present invention provides coated films and packages formed from such films. In one aspect, a partially coated film comprises (a) a film having two outer surfaces, wherein a first outer surface is provided by a film layer that comprises from 70 to 100 percent by weight of a polyolefin having a density of 0.860 to 0.965 g/cm3; and (b) a coating on the first outer surface of the film comprising polyurethane, wherein the coating covers less than 25% of the surface area of the first outer surface of the film and wherein the coated portion of the film exhibits an Elmendorf tear in at least one of the machine direction or cross direction that is at least 20% less than the Elmendorf tear of the uncoated portion in the same direction, with the Elmendorf tear being measured in accordance with ASTM D1922.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Bruno Cesar De Moraes Barbosa, João Gargalaka, Jr., Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola
  • Publication number: 20210300657
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a flexible container (10). In an embodiment, the flexible container includes a first flexible film (12) superimposed on an opposing second flexible film (14). The first flexible film and the second flexible film are sealed along a common peripheral edge (16) to form an inner container having a closed chamber. The first flexible film and the second flexible film each has an outermost layer comprising an ethylene-based polymer. Each outermost layer is a surface-treated layer having a surface energy from 33 mN/m to 36 mN/m. The flexible container includes a peel sleeve (22, 24) superimposed on each respective outermost layer and along the common peripheral edge. The flexible container includes a release material (26) located between the peel sleeve and each outermost layer along the common peripheral edge. The release material releasably attaches the peel sleeve to the inner container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Javier Hector Figueyra, Silvina Vanesa D'Agosto
  • Publication number: 20210292528
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a film comprising a layer that comprises a polyethylene composition comprising the reaction product of ethylene and optionally one or more alpha-olefin comonomers, wherein said polyethylene composition is characterized by the following properties: a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D1238 (2.16 kg, 190 C), of from 0.5 to 10 g/10 min; a density (measured according to ASTM D792) of less than 0.935 g/cm3; a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, wherein I10 is measured according to ASTM D1238 (10 kg, 190 C) of from 6.0 to 7.5; a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of from 2.8 to 3.9; and a vinyl unsaturation of greater than 0.12 vinyls per one thousand carbon atoms, and a low density polyethylene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Teresa P. Karjala, João Gargalaka, Jr., Mustafa Bilgen, Marcelo Delmar Cantu, Mehmet Demirors, Jorge Caminero Gomes
  • Publication number: 20210246332
    Abstract: According to one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, a coated film may be made by a process that may include applying an uncured polyurethane precursor between a polyolefin film and a release liner such that a first surface of the release liner is in contact with the uncured polyurethane precursor, curing the uncured polyurethane precursor to form a cured polyurethane layer positioned between the polyolefin film and the release liner, and removing the release liner to form the coated film comprising the polyolefin film and the cured polyurethane layer. The first surface of the release liner may have an optical finish. The curing may impart an optical finish to the cured polyurethane layer substantially similar to the optical finish of the first surface of the release liner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Juan Carlos Casarrubias, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Mateus Batista Torres Cipro, Mai Chen, Kevin K. Miyake
  • Publication number: 20210245984
    Abstract: A slitting machine (500) includes a laminated film unwinding apparatus (540), a release liner recovery apparatus (550), a cutting apparatus (530), and a plurality of polymer substrate strip rewinding apparatuses (510, 520). The laminated film unwinding apparatus (540) is operable to unwind a roll of laminated film (542) comprising at least a polymer substrate (100) and a release liner (150). The release liner recovery apparatus (550) is operable to wind the release liner (150) that is released from the polymer substrate (100). The cutting apparatus (530) is operable to cut at least the polymer substrate (100) along a machine direction to divide the polymer substrate into strips. The plurality of polymer substrate strip rewinding apparatuses (510, 520) are operable to wind one or more strips of the polymer substrate (100) onto one or more rolls (512, 522). The slitting machine (500) is operable to carry out a method for forming rolls (512, 522) of coated films (100).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Juan Carlos Casarrubias, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Mateus Batista Torres Cipro
  • Publication number: 20210246275
    Abstract: According to one or more embodiments disclosed herein, a coated film may include a polyolefin film and a coating. The polyolefin film may include an ethylene-based polymer. The coating may include an outer surface and an internal surface. The internal surface may be in contact with the polyolefin film. The coating may include polyurethane. The outer surface of the coating may be an outer surface of the coated film. At least a portion of a surface of the coated film that includes the coating may have a gloss of from 40 units to 100 units at 60° or a matte finish of 15 units to 30 units at 85°. The polyurethane may be formed from an isocyanate component having an isocyanate (NCO) content greater than 10%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Juan Carlos Casarrubias, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Mateus Batista Torres Cipro, Mai Chen, Kevin K. Miyake
  • Publication number: 20210229975
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dispensable container comprising a container for a fluid; and a fitting for discharging the fluid from the container; wherein the dispensable container is monolithic and where the container and the fitting contact each other seamlessly; and wherein the fitting comprises a conduit that has a higher aspect ratio than the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Eduardo Baldini, Marcus-Vinicius Trombim Kerekes, Bruno Rufato Pereira, Harpreet Singh, Jeffrey E. Bonekamp
  • Publication number: 20210170726
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed to multilayer films, which provide matte appearance and low heat seal initiation temperature after corona treatment. The multilayer films include at least one matte layer comprising ethylene-based polymer and propylene-ethylene copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, PBBPolisur S.R.L.
    Inventors: Silvina Vanesa D'Agosto, Nicolas Cardoso Mazzola, Jorge Caminero Gomes, Gianna Buaszczyk