Patents by Inventor Peter Frenkel

Peter Frenkel 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: 8088937
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compounds of the formula: (R)x—Sn—(R?)4-x wherein: R is alkyl; R? is a moiety selected from the group consisting of: w is 0 or 1; x is 1 or 2; y is 1, 2, 3, or 4; and Z is a linear, branched, cyclic, or aromatic hydrocarbon. These compounds are excellent stabilizers for halogen-containing resins, such as PVC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2012
    Assignee: Galata Chemicals, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20110197915
    Abstract: A method for making and using bio-based cleaning compositions containing an epoxidized fatty acid ester is provided herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Applicant: Galata Chemicals, LLC
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Michael G. Denoux, Garrett M. Mineo
  • Patent number: 7951766
    Abstract: A composition containing an epoxide of fatty acid esters, such as epoxidized methyl soyate prepared by alcoholysis of epoxidized triglycerides, suitable for degreasing, paint removal, cleaning and the like is provided herein. The component can be blended with both conventional and soy-based co-solvents and other components such as surfactants and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: Galata Chemicals, LLC
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Michael G. Denoux, Garrett M. Mineo
  • Publication number: 20100298589
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compounds of the formula: (R)x—Sn—(R?)4-x wherein: R is alkyl; R? is a moiety selected from the group consisting of: w is 0 or 1; x is 1 or 2; y is 1, 2, 3, or 4; and Z is a linear, branched, cyclic, or aromatic hydrocarbon. These compounds are excellent stabilizers for halogen-containing resins, such as PVC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2010
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Applicant: Galata Chemicals, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20100280155
    Abstract: An alkyltin compound of specified formula which has utility as an excellent stabilizer for a halogen-containing resin. The alkyltin compound has from 1-3 terminal thiol groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2010
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Applicant: GALATA CHEMICALS, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel, Mukund Shah, Perry Reed, David J. Sikora
  • Patent number: 7781504
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compounds of the formula: (R)x—Sn—(R?)4-x wherein: R is alkyl; R? is a moiety selected from the group consisting of: w is 0 or 1; x is 1 or 2; y is 1, 2, 3, or 4; and Z is a linear, branched, cyclic, or aromatic hydrocarbon. These compounds are excellent stabilizers for halogen-containing resins, such as PVC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: Galata Chemicals, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel
  • Patent number: 7767740
    Abstract: An alkyltin compound of specified formula which has utility as an excellent stabilizer for a halogen-containing resin. The alkyltin compound has from 1-3 terminal thiol groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Assignee: Galata Chemicals, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel, Mukund Shah, Perry Reed, David J. Sikora
  • Patent number: 7629412
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises rigid PVC and from about 0.1 to about 10 phr of an EPM copolymer. The compositions optionally also include one or several additives selected from lubricants, impact modifiers, process aids, fusion promoters, heat stabilizers, co-stabilizers, fillers, pigments, antioxidants, UV absorbers, antistats, metal release agents, and plasticizers. The EPM is particularly useful as a PVC gloss reducing agent and additive enhancing agent for such polymer additives, particularly lubricants, heat stabilizers, UV absorbers, and pigments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Perry M. Reed, Larry Fiedler
  • Patent number: 7514485
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for improving the physical properties of cellulose fiber-containing material/PVC composites comprising adding to said composites an effective amount of at least one compatibilizer comprising an organometallic zirconium compound. The preferred organometallic zirconium compound is cyclo[dineopentyl(diallyl)]pyrophosphato dineopentyl(diallyl)zirconate. Articles of manufacture comprising such composites are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Edward Krainer
  • Publication number: 20080249212
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises: (A) from about 65 wt % to about 10 wt % of a polyolefin resin: (B) from greater than 30 wt % up to about 90 wt % of a granular starch; and (C) from about 0.1 wt % to about 10 wt % of a functionalized polyolefm coupling agent, which agent improves the mechanical stiffness and strength of the polyolefin/granulated starch composites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2008
    Publication date: October 9, 2008
    Inventors: William D. Sigworth, Peter Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20080172930
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compositions comprising blends of at least one triglyceride; at least one fatty acid; and at least one fatty acid derivative, whereby said compositions exhibit improved processing and flame/burn characteristics. The compositions may, optionally, further comprise fillers, extenders, modifiers, binders, flame and article colorants, and perfumes and are useful in the manufacture of, for example, fireplace logs, fire starter blocks, candles, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2007
    Publication date: July 24, 2008
    Inventors: Thomas E. Breuer, James Foreman, Tarun Cholera, Peter Frenkel
  • Patent number: 7390846
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a process for improving mechanical properties and thermal stability of composites of poly(vinyl chloride) and at least one natural fiber comprising including in said composite an agent comprising a polymer or copolymer comprising at least one alkali metal salt of at least one polymerized ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid. Articles of manufacture comprising the stabilized PVC are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2008
    Assignee: Crompton Corporation
    Inventors: Radu Bacaloglu, Phillip Kleinlauth, Peter Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20080132621
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compounds of the formula: (R)x—Sn—(R?)4-x wherein: R is alkyl; R? is a moiety selected from the group consisting of: w is 0 or 1; x is 1 or 2; y is 1, 2, 3, or 4; and Z is a linear, branched, cyclic, or aromatic hydrocarbon. These compounds are excellent stabilizers for halogen-containing resins, such as PVC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2006
    Publication date: June 5, 2008
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20080076874
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises: (A) at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of polyolefins, polar polymers, and mixtures thereof; and (B) a graft copolymer comprising a propylene polymer backbone having grafted thereon at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of alkyl(meth)acrylates and vinyl aromatic compounds, said graft copolymer having been prepared by a solid state grafting process comprising blending a solid propylene polymer with said monomer(s) in a reactor in the presence of a free radical-generating means and reacting the polymeric components at elevated temperature in the absence of solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2006
    Publication date: March 27, 2008
    Inventors: Abuzar Syed, Peter Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20070293604
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for improving the physical properties of cellulose fiber-containing material/PVC composites comprising adding to said composites an effective amount of at least one compatibilizer comprising an organometallic zirconium compound. The preferred organometallic zirconium compound is cyclo[dineopentyl(diallyl)]pyrophosphato dineopentyl(diallyl)zirconate. Articles of manufacture comprising such composites are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2006
    Publication date: December 20, 2007
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Edward Krainer
  • Publication number: 20070287782
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises rigid PVC and from about 0.1 to about 10 phr of an EPM copolymer. The compositions optionally also include one or several additives selected from lubricants, impact modifiers, process aids, fusion promoters, heat stabilizers, co-stabilizers, fillers, pigments, antioxidants, UV absorbers, antistats, metal release agents, and plasticizers. The EPM is particularly useful as a PVC gloss reducing agent and additive enhancing agent for such polymer additives, particularly lubricants, heat stabilizers, UV absorbers, and pigments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2006
    Publication date: December 13, 2007
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Perry M. Reed, Larry Fiedler
  • Publication number: 20070259995
    Abstract: A method, composition, and article of manufacture are disclosed for improving the physical properties of cellulose fiber-containing material/PVC composites by adding at least one compatibilizer to the composites. The compatibilizer is a maleated styrene/acrylonitrile copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2006
    Publication date: November 8, 2007
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Qinggao Ma, Paul Stott, John Wefer, Edward Krainer
  • Patent number: 7282527
    Abstract: A method is disclosed for stabilizing a halogen-containing polymer wherein the method comprises adding to said polymer a thermally stabilizing amount of a mixture comprising at least one polyalkylene glycol and at least one metal salt of a strong acid selected from the group consisting of perchloric acid, trifluoroacetic acid, trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, alkylsulfuric acid, phosphotungstic acid, HPF6, HBF4, and HSbF6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2007
    Assignee: Crompton Corporation
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Radu Bacaloglu, Mukund Shah, Michael H. Fisch, Peter Frenkel, Kook Jin Bae
  • Publication number: 20060287420
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a composition comprising: A) at least one component selected from the group consisting of: 1) unsaturated polyester resins; and 2) organic peroxide initiators; and B) and at least one dye that is compatible with any organic peroxide present and is selected from the group consisting of anthraquinone derivatives, pyrazalone derivatives, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2006
    Publication date: December 21, 2006
    Inventors: Delphine Nwoko, Peter Frenkel
  • Publication number: 20060252859
    Abstract: An alkyltin compound of specified formula which has utility as an excellent stabilizer for a halogen-containing resin. The alkyltin compound has from 1-3 terminal thiol groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2005
    Publication date: November 9, 2006
    Inventors: Edward Krainer, Peter Frenkel, Mukund Shah, Perry Reed, David Sikora