Patents by Inventor Paola Massari

Paola Massari 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: 10894849
    Abstract: A polyolefin composition made from or containing: A) from about 19 wt % to about 50 wt % of a propylene ethylene copolymer having an ethylene derived units content ranging from about 1.5 wt % to about 6.0 wt % B) from about 50 wt % to about 81 wt % of a propylene ethylene 1-butene terpolymer having an ethylene derived units content ranging from about 1.5 wt % to about 6.0 wt % and 1-butene derived units content between about 4.8 wt % and about 12.4 wt %; the sum of the amount of component A) and B) being 100; the polyolefin composition being characterized by the following features: molecular weight distribution (MWD), expressed in terms of Mw/Mn, greater than about 4.0; the creep and recovery curve measured on the polymer fuse at 200° C. shows a maximum value between 600 and 1200 seconds, lower than about 53×10?4 1/Pa.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paola Massari, Fabrizio Piemontesi, Gianni Vitale, Caroline Cathelin, Giampiero Morini, Claudio Cavalieri, Marco Ciarafoni, Roberto Pantaleoni
  • Patent number: 10875945
    Abstract: A propylene, ethylene, 1-butene terpolymer made from or containing a) from about 1.8 wt % to about 5.9 wt % of ethylene derived units; and b) from about 2.0 wt % to about 4.5 wt % of 1 butene derived units; and having i) a ratio of C2 wt %/C4 wt % in the range from about 0.9 to about 1.3; wherein C2 wt % is the weight percent of ethylene derived units and C4 wt % is the weight percent of 1-butene derived units; ii) a Melt flow rate (determined according to ISO 1133 230° C., 2.16 kg) in the range from about 1.0 to about 30.0 g/10 min; and iii) a xylene soluble fraction at 25° C. between about 10 wt % and about 30 wt %. The weight percentages are based upon the total weight of the terpolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Roberta Marzolla, Paola Massari, Nicoletta Martini, Marco Ciarafoni, Tiziana Caputo
  • Publication number: 20200384749
    Abstract: A multilayer film made from or containing a core layer made from or containing a polypropylene composition made from or containing: A) from 90 wt % to 50 wt %; of a propylene homopolymer; and B) from 10 wt % to 50 wt %; of a propylene ethylene copolymer having: i) xylene soluble fraction at 25° C. ranging from 14 wt % to 27 wt %; ii) intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 1.0 to 2.4 dl/g; iii) melt flow rate ranging from 1.0 g/10 min to 4.0 g/10 min; iv) an ethylene content ranging from 5.0 wt % to 12.0 wt %; v) the ethylene derived units content on the fraction insoluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 2.5 wt % to 6.0 wt %; vi) the ethylene derived units content on the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 15.2. wt % to 30.2 wt %, the sum of A) and B) being 100 wt %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: PAOLA MASSARI, ANDREA FELISATI, MARCO IZZI, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI, DAVIDE TARTARI, ISABELLA MARIA VITTORIA CAMURATI, TIZIANA CAPUTO
  • Publication number: 20200308381
    Abstract: A polypropylene composition made from or containing: A) from 50 wt % to 90 wt %, based upon the total weight of the polypropylene composition, of a propylene homopolymer; and B) from 10 wt % to 50 wt %, based upon the total weight of the polypropylene composition, of a copolymer of propylene and ethylene having from 30.0 wt % to 70.0 wt %, based upon the total weight of the copolymer, of ethylene derived units; the polypropylene composition having: i) an intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. between 2.2 and 4.0 dl/g; ii) a MFR L from 0.5 to 100 g/10 min; and iii) a xylene soluble fraction ranging from 10 wt % to 50 wt %, based upon the total weight of the polypropylene composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: GIANNI VITALE, FABRIZIO PIEMONTESI, BENEDETTA GADDI, GIANNI COLLINA, GIAMPIERO MORINI, CAROLINE CATHELIN, MARCO CIARAFONI, GIANPIERO FERRARO, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI, PAOLA MASSARI, MICHELE GRAZZI
  • Publication number: 20200277478
    Abstract: A multilayer film made from or containing at least one core layer made from or containing a polypropylene composition made from or containing: A) from 95 wt % to 60 wt %; of a propylene homopolymer having a fraction insoluble in xylene at 25° C. greater than 90 wt %, based upon the total weight of the propylene homopolymer; and B) from 5 wt % to 40 wt %; of an heterophasic propylene ethylene copolymer, the sum of the amounts of A) and B) being 100.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: PAOLA MASSARI, ANDREA FELISATI, MARCO IZZI, PAOLA BASSI, CAROLINE CATHELIN, MICHELE GRAZZI, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI
  • Patent number: 10759933
    Abstract: A nucleated propylene polymer composition made from or containing: A) a propylene homopolymer; B) a copolymer of propylene with ethylene derived units; the nucleated composition having a fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. between 9.0 and 21.0 wt %, an intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. between 1.0 and 1.9 dl/g, a total melt flow rate between 1.5 and 5 g/10 min and the value of the relation (I): 22.5+0.2*MFR?1.2*Xs+0.2*IV??(I) is higher than 5.9; wherein MFR is the melt flow rate of the nucleated composition; IV is the intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C.; and Xs is the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C., the amount of A+B is equal to 100 wt %, and the nucleating agent is selected from the group consisting of aromatic or aliphatic carboxylic acids, aromatic metal phosphates, sorbitol derivatives and talc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paola Massari, Andrea Felisati, Marco Izzi, Claudio Cavalieri, Marco Ciarafoni, Silvia Guerra, Roberto Pantaleoni, Federica Malizia
  • Publication number: 20200255609
    Abstract: A heat-shrinkable label made from or containing a terpolymer film containing propylene, ethylene and 1-hexene, wherein the terpolymer has: (i) a content of ethylene derived units ranging from 0.5 wt % to 5.0 wt %, (ii) a content of 1-hexene derived units ranging from 1.0 wt % to 6.0 wt %, (iii) a melt flow rate (MFR) (ISO 1133 230° C., 2.16 kg) ranging from 0.5 to 20 g/10 min, and (iv) a polydispersity index (P.I.) ranging from 2.0 to 7.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: PAOLA MASSARI, ANDREA FELISATI, MARCO IZZI, PAOLO BASSI, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI
  • Publication number: 20200231723
    Abstract: A propylene 1-hexene copolymer containing from 5.7 to 7.7% by weight of 1-hexene derived units, based upon the total weight of the propylene 1-hexene copolymer, having: a) a solubility in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 7.0 wt % to 15.0 wt %, based upon the total weight of the propylene 1-hexene copolymer; b) a melting temperature, measured by DSC ranging from 143.0° C. to 148.0° C.; c) a Melt Flow Rate (MFR, measured according to ASTM D 1238, 230° C./2.16 kg) from 3.5 to 8.0 g/10 min.; and d) a content of 1-hexene derived units in the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 13.5 wt % to 18.5 wt %, based upon the total weight of the soluble fraction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: PAOLA MASSARI, CAROLINE CATHELIN, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI, MARCO CIARAFONI, ROBERTO PANTALEONI, GIAMPIERO MORINI, GIANNI VITALE, FABRIZIO PIEMONTESI, GIANNI COLLINA, BENEDETTA GADDI
  • Patent number: 10711080
    Abstract: A propylene 1-hexene copolymer containing from about 5.5 to about 9.0% by weight, based upon the total weight of the copolymer, of 1-hexene derived units having: a) two melting temperature peaks in the DSC plot having a difference in height ranging from 0 to 5 mW; b) the higher melting temperature, measured by DSC, ranging from about 141.0° C. to about 151.0° C.; and c) Melt Flow Rate (MFR, measured according to ASTM D 1238, 230° C./2.16 kg) from about 3.5 to about 8.0 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Claudio Cavalieri, Paola Massari, Michele Grazzi, Giampaolo Pellegatti, Roberto Pantaleoni
  • Publication number: 20200216587
    Abstract: A propylene ethylene copolymer having: i) xylene soluble fraction at 25° C. ranging from 14 wt % to 27 wt %; ii) intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 1.0 to 2.4 dl/g; iii) melt flow rate, MFR, ranging from 1.0 g/10 min to 50.0 g/10 min; iv) an ethylene derived units content ranging from 5.0 wt % to 12.0 wt %; v) the ethylene derived units content on the fraction insoluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 2.5 wt % to 6.0 wt %; vi) the ethylene derived units content on the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 15.2. wt % to 30.2 wt %; and vii) C13 NMR sequences PEP measured on the fraction insoluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 3.5 mol % to 5.5 mol % and C13 NMR sequences PEP measured on the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. ranging from 11.0 mol % to 14.2 mol %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: PAOLA MASSARI, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI, DAVIDE TARTARI, TIZIANA CAPUTO, ISABELLA MARIA VITTORIA CAMURATI
  • Patent number: 10611901
    Abstract: A propylene polymer composition made from or containing: a) from about 40 wt % to about 80 wt % of a propylene 1-hexene copolymer containing from about 5.5 to about 9.0% by weight, based upon the total weight of the propylene 1-hexene copolymer, of 1-hexene derived units and having a Melt Flow Rate (MFR, measured according to ASTM D 1238 at 230° C., with a load of 2.16 kg) from about 3.5 to about 12.0 g/10 min; and b) from about 20 wt % to about 60 wt % of a propylene ethylene copolymer containing from about 1.5 wt % to about 6.5 wt % based upon the total weight of the propylene ethylene copolymer, of ethylene derived units, and having a Melt Flow Rate (MFR, measured according to ASTM D 1238, at 230° C., with a load of 2.16 kg) from about 3.5 to about 12.0 g/10 min; the sum of a) and b) being 100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Massimo Covezzi, Paola Massari, Claudio Cavalieri, Roberta Marzolla
  • Publication number: 20200087499
    Abstract: A propylene polymer composition made from or containing: a) from 35 wt % to 65 wt %, based upon the total weight of the propylene polymer composition, of a propylene 1-hexene copolymer containing from 10.2 to 13.0% by weight, based upon the weight of the propylene 1-hexene copolymer, of 1-hexene derived units and having a Melt Flow Rate (MFR, measured according to ASTM D 1238, 230° C./2.16 kg, (at 230° C., with a load of 2.16 kg)) from 3.5 to 12.0 g/10 min; b) from 35 wt % to 65 wt %, based upon the total weight of the propylene polymer composition, of a propylene ethylene copolymer containing from 1.5 wt % to 6.5 wt %, based upon the weight of the propylene ethylene copolymer, of ethylene derived units and having a Melt Flow Rate (MFR, measured according to ASTM D 1238, 230° C./2.16 kg, (at 230° C., with a load of 2.16 kg)) from 3.5 to 12.0 g/10 min.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: PAOLA MASSARI, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI, MARCO CIARAFONI, ROBERTO PANTALEONI
  • Patent number: 10576720
    Abstract: A film made from or containing a polyolefin composition made from or containing: A) from about 19 wt % to about 50 wt %, based upon the total weight of the polyolefin composition, of a propylene ethylene copolymer having an ethylene derived units content ranging from about 1.5 wt % to about 6.0 wt %, based upon the total weight of the propylene ethylene copolymer; and B) from about 50 wt % to about 81 wt %, based upon the total weight of the polyolefin composition, of a propylene ethylene 1-butene terpolymer having an ethylene derived units content ranging from about 1.5 wt % to about 6.0 wt %, based upon the total weight of the propylene ethylene 1-butene terpolymer, and 1-butene derived units content of between about 4.8 wt % and about 12.4 wt %, based upon the total weight of the propylene ethylene 1-butene terpolymer; the sum of the amount of component A) and B) being 100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paola Massari, Caroline Cathelin, Claudio Cavalieri, Marco Ciarafoni, Andrea Felisati, Angelo Ferraro, Giampiero Morini, Fabrizio Piemontesi, Gianni Vitale
  • Patent number: 10577492
    Abstract: A polyolefin composition made from or containing: A) from 19 wt % to 50 wt % of a propylene ethylene copolymer having an ethylene derived units content ranging from 1.5 wt % to 6.0 wt; B) from 50 wt % to 81 wt % of a propylene ethylene 1-butene terpolymer having an ethylene derived units content ranging from 1.5 wt % and 6.0 wt % and 1-butene derived units content of between 4.8 wt % and 12.4 wt %; wherein the ratio C2 wt %/C4 wt % is between 0.22 and 3.0, where C2 wt % is the weight percent of ethylene derived units and C4 wt % is the weight percent of 1-butene derived units; the content of xylene soluble fraction at 25° C. is between 2 and 15 wt %; molecular weight distribution (MWD), expressed in terms of Mw/Mn, greater than 4.0; recoverable compliance at 200° C. having a maximum value between 800 and 1200 seconds, lower than 65×10?5 Pa?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Andrea Felisati, Angelo Ferraro, Paola Massari, Marco Ciarafoni, Claudio Cavalieri, Roberto Pantaleoni
  • Patent number: 10557028
    Abstract: A polyolefin composition made from or containing: (A) from 97.0 to 45.0 wt % of a propylene-1-hexene random copolymer, (B) from 2.0 to 50.0 wt % of fibers, and (Q) from 0.3 wt % to 5.0 wt % of a compatibilizer, the sum (A)+(B)+(Q) being 100, wherein (i) the copolymer has a content of 1-hexene derived units ranging from 0.6 wt % to 3.0 wt % with respect to the copolymer, (ii) the copolymer has the melt flow rate (MFR) measured according to the method ISO 1133 (230° C., 2.16 kg) ranging from 0.2 up to 40 g/10 min, (iii) the fibers are selected from the group consisting of glass fibers, carbon fibers, metal fibers, mineral fibers, ceramic fibers, and polymer fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Thomas Mecklenburg, Klaus Klemm, Erik Hans Licht, Juergen Rohrmann, Paola Massari, Mara Destro, Marco Ciarafoni
  • Patent number: 10550212
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an article of manufacture made from or containing a propylene-based terpolymer, having (i) ethylene-derived units in the range from about 0.5 wt. % to about 1.8 wt. %; (ii) 1-butene-derived units in the range from about 1.5 wt. % to about 2.5 wt. %; (iii) a ratio of C2 wt %/C4 wt % in the range from about 0.40 to about 0.80, wherein C2 wt % is the weight percent of ethylene-derived units and C4 wt % is the weight percent of 1-butene-derived units; (iv) a melt flow rate in the range from about 30 g/10 min to about 80 g/10 min; (v) a xylene soluble fraction at 25° C. lower than about 5.0 wt. %; and (vi) a melting point higher than about 140° C. The article can be a container, which can be used for food applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Mara Destro, Marco Ciarafoni, Paola Massari, Tiziana Caputo, Thomas Bohm
  • Publication number: 20200031957
    Abstract: Process for the preparation of heterophasic propylene copolymer compositions (RAHECO) made from or containing a random propylene copolymer (RACO) and an elastomeric propylene copolymer (BIPO), the process being carried out in a reactor having two interconnected polymerization zones, a riser and a downcomer, wherein growing polymer particles: (a) flow through the first polymerization zone, the riser, under fast fluidization conditions in the presence of propylene and of ethylene or an alpha-olefin having from 4 to 10 carbon atoms, thereby obtaining the random propylene copolymer (RACO); (b) leave the riser and enter the second polymerization zone, the downcomer, through which the growing polymer particles flow downward in a densified form in the presence of propylene and of ethylene or an alpha-olefin having from 4 to 10 carbon atoms, wherein the concentration of ethylene or of the alpha-olefin in the downcomer is higher than in the riser, thereby obtaining the elastomeric propylene copolymer (BIPO); and (c)
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: GABRIELE MEI, ANTONIO MAZZUCCO, TIZIANA CAPUTO, ENRICO BALESTRA, DAVIDE TARTARI, PAOLA MASSARI
  • Patent number: 10494517
    Abstract: A film made from or containing a polypropylene composition made from or containing: A) from 50 wt % to 90 wt %; of a propylene homopolymer; and B) from 10 wt % to 50 wt %; of a copolymer of propylene with from 30.0 wt % to 70.0 wt %, of ethylene derived units, based upon the weight of the copolymer; wherein the sum of the amount of component A) and B) being 100; the polypropylene composition having: i) an intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. between 2.2 to 4.0 dl/g; ii) a MFR L (Melt Flow Rate according to ISO 1133, condition L, at 230° C. and 2.16 kg load) from 0.5 to 50 g/10 min; and iii) a xylene soluble fraction ranging from 20 wt % to 50 wt %, based upon the weight of the polypropylene composition; and the polypropylene composition being obtained by a polymerization process wherein the catalyst system contains bismuth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Caroline Cathelin, Paola Massari, Claudio Cavalieri, Marco Ciarafoni, Roberto Pantaleoni
  • Patent number: 10494468
    Abstract: A propylene composition comprising: A) from 60 wt % to 75 wt %, of a propylene homopolymer having a Polydispersity Index (P.I.) value from 4.3 to 4.9, a fraction insoluble in xylene at 25° C., higher than 95%, based upon the weight of the propylene homopolymer, and MFR (Melt Flow Rate according to ISO 1133, condition L, at 230° C. and 2.16 kg load) ranging from 20 to 75 g/10 min; B) from 25 wt % to 40 wt %, of a copolymer of propylene with from 46.0 wt % to 49.0 wt %; of ethylene derived units, based upon the weight of the propylene copolymer; wherein the propylene polymer composition having an intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. between 2.2 to 2.9 dl/g; and the relation: 10.7+1.3×MFRa?17.7×P.I.?29.3×IV+4.9×Xs??(I) between about 40 to about 66; wherein the amount of A+B is equal to 100 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Paola Massari, Marco Ciarafoni, Nicoletta Martini, Davide Tartari, Roberto Pantaleoni
  • Publication number: 20190345317
    Abstract: A film made from or containing a polypropylene composition made from or containing: A) from 50 wt % to 90 wt %; of a propylene homopolymer; and B) from 10 wt % to 50 wt %; of a copolymer of propylene with from 30.0 wt % to 70.0 wt %, of ethylene derived units, based upon the weight of the copolymer; wherein the sum of the amount of component A) and B) being 100; the polypropylene composition having: i) an intrinsic viscosity of the fraction soluble in xylene at 25° C. between 2.2 to 4.0 dl/g; ii) a MFR L (Melt Flow Rate according to ISO 1133, condition L, at 230° C. and 2.16 kg load) from 0.5 to 50 g/10 min; and iii) a xylene soluble fraction ranging from 20 wt % to 50 wt %, based upon the weight of the polypropylene composition; and the polypropylene composition being obtained by a polymerization process wherein the catalyst system contains bismuth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L.
    Inventors: CAROLINE CATHELIN, PAOLA MASSARI, CLAUDIO CAVALIERI, MARCO CIARAFONI, ROBERTO PANTALEONI