Patents by Inventor Peter Niedersuess

Peter Niedersuess 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: 20200308385
    Abstract: New polypropylene composition which combines low sealing initiation temperature (SIT), high hot-tack, good optical properties, like low haze and its use, and improved stiffness/impact balance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Markus Gahleitner, Jingbo Wang, Klaus Bernreitner, Peter Niedersüss, Friedrich Berger, Stefan Ortner
  • Patent number: 10363719
    Abstract: Multilayer cast film, which is oriented in machine direction and comprises at least one outer layer, one core layer and one sealing layer, as well as its use in retort stand up pouches.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Peter Niedersüss, Johan Defoer
  • Patent number: 10351284
    Abstract: A process for collation shrink wrapping an object that may include a number of individual containers, preferably a number of substantially identical containers. The process may include the steps of (i) obtaining a binding tape that is a film uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) and wrapping the tape around the object, (ii) sealing the ends of the now wrapped binding tape (i.e., to form a loop), (iii) obtaining a collation shrink film that may include a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), the film being a stretched film that is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3, (iv) wrapping the collation shrink film around the object of step (ii), (v) heating the wrapped object of step (iv) such that the tape shrinks in its machine direction and the collation shrink film shrinks in its machine direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Peter Niedersuess, Minna Aarnio-Winterhof
  • Patent number: 10328678
    Abstract: A multilayer machine direction oriented film comprising at least an (A) layer and (B) layer, at least one of said (A) layer or (B) layer comprising at least 50 wt % of a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) having a density of 905 to 940 kg/m3 and an MFR2 of 0.01 to 20 g/10 min and comprising a lower molecular weight (LMW) component and a higher molecular weight (HMW) component; wherein said LMW component is an ethylene homopolymer and said HMW component is an ethylene polymer of ethylene with at least two C4-12 alpha olefins; wherein said film is a stretched film which is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3 and has a film thickness of at least 40 microns (after stretching) and wherein said film does not comprise a layer in which more than 50 wt % of said layer comprises a polymer component having a melting point (Tm) of 100° C. or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Auli Nummila-Pakarinen, Peter Niedersuess
  • Patent number: 10287074
    Abstract: A process for collation shrink wrapping an object that may include a number of individual product containers, preferably substantially identical product containers. The process may include the steps of (i) obtaining a collation shrink film that may include a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), the film being a stretched film that is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3, (ii) wrapping the object in the film, and (iii) heating the object wrapped in the film in order to collation shrink the film around the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Peter Niedersuess, Minna Aarnio-Winterhof, Paulo Cavacas
  • Patent number: 10184043
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a blown film made of a composition comprising a) a propylene heterophasic copolymer (A) with a matrix propylene polymer and an ethylene-propylene-rubber characterized in that the film has been monoaxially oriented in the machine direction with a stretch ratio of 1:1.1 to 1:10, to a process for making such a film, to the use of said composition in making such a film, and to an article comprising such a film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Peter Niedersuess, Manfred Kirchberger, Ole Jan Myhre
  • Publication number: 20180370202
    Abstract: Laminated film structure comprising at least one first film having a thin ceramic or metal coating, being laminated to a second film and whereby the laminated film structure is based on polyethylene only, i.e.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Peter Niedersüss, Nina Ackermans, Paulo Cavacas, Willem De Wever, Johan Defoer
  • Publication number: 20180126695
    Abstract: Multilayer cast film, which is oriented in machine direction and comprises at least one outer layer, one core layer and one sealing layer, as well as its use in retort stand up pouches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Peter Niedersüss, Johan Defoer
  • Publication number: 20160271917
    Abstract: A multilayer machine direction oriented film comprising at least an (A) layer and (B) layer, at least one of said (A) layer or (B) layer comprising at least 50 wt % of a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) having a density of 905 to 940 kg/m3 and an MFR2 of 0.01 to 20 g/10 min and comprising a lower molecular weight (LMW) component and a higher molecular weight (HMW) component; wherein said LMW component is an ethylene homopolymer and said HMW component is an ethylene polymer of ethylene with at least two C4-12 alpha olefins; wherein said film is a stretched film which is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3 and has a film thickness of at least 40 microns (after stretching) and wherein said film does not comprise a layer in which more than 50 wt % of said layer comprises a polymer component having a melting point (Tm) of 100° C. or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: BOREALIS AG
    Inventors: Auli NUMMILA-PAKARINEN, Peter NIEDERSUESS
  • Publication number: 20150251388
    Abstract: A monolayer machine direction oriented film comprising a blend of a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and a plastomer having a density of 900 kg/m3 or less, said film being a stretched film which is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3; or a multilayer machine direction oriented film comprising at least an (A) layer and (B) layer, said (A) layer being an outer layer and comprising a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and a plastomer having a density of 900 kg/m3 or less; said (B) layer comprising a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE); wherein said film is a stretched film which is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Inventor: Peter Niedersuess
  • Publication number: 20150076022
    Abstract: A process for collation shrink wrapping an object that may include a number of individual containers, preferably a number of substantially identical containers. The process may include the steps of (i) obtaining a binding tape that is a film uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) and wrapping the tape around the object, (ii) sealing the ends of the now wrapped binding tape (i.e., to form a loop), (iii) obtaining a collation shrink film that may include a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), the film being a stretched film that is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3, (iv) wrapping the collation shrink film around the object of step (ii), (v) heating the wrapped object of step (iv) such that the tape shrinks in its machine direction and the collation shrink film shrinks in its machine direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Peter Niedersuess, Minna Aarnio-Winterhof
  • Publication number: 20150068943
    Abstract: A process for collation shrink wrapping an object that may include a number of individual product containers, preferably substantially identical product containers. The process may include the steps of (i) obtaining a collation shrink film that may include a multimodal linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), the film being a stretched film that is uniaxially oriented in the machine direction (MD) in a draw ratio of at least 1:3, (ii) wrapping the object in the film, and (iii) heating the object wrapped in the film in order to collation shrink the film around the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Peter Niedersuess, Minna Aarnio-Winterhof, Paulo Cavacas
  • Patent number: 7615602
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for producing a polypropylene film having a small dynamic coefficient of friction (CoF) and to a film obtained by this process. The invention further relates to the use of a polypropylene composition in a film forming process in order to reduce the required amount of slip agent for achieving a certain CoF and, alternatively, to the use of a polypropylene composition in a film forming process in order to reduce the required storage time for achieving a certain CoF.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2009
    Assignee: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Johannes Wolfschwenger, Manfred Kirchberger, Peter Niedersuess, Holger Poehler, Peter Denifl, Timo Leinonen
  • Patent number: 7473463
    Abstract: The invention refers to polypropylene blown films which are characterised by excellent optical and mechanical properties. The polypropylene composition used for the films contains nucleating agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2009
    Assignee: Borealis Technology OY
    Inventors: Johannes Wolfschwenger, Peter Niedersuess, Anton Wolfsberger
  • Publication number: 20090004415
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a blown film made of a composition comprising a) a propylene heterophasic copolymer (A) with a matrix propylene polymer and an ethylene-propylene-rubber characterized in that the film has been monoaxially oriented in the machine direction with a stretch ratio of 1:1.1 to 1:10, to a process for making such a film, to the use of said composition in making such a film, and to an article comprising such a film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2006
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Applicant: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Peter Niedersuess, Manfred Kirchberger, Ole Jan Myhre
  • Publication number: 20080132660
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for producing a polypropylene film having a small dynamic coefficient of friction (CoF) and to a film obtained by this process. The invention further relates to the use of a polypropylene composition in a film forming process in order to reduce the required amount of slip agent for achieving a certain CoF and, alternatively, to the use of a polypropylene composition in a film forming process in order to reduce the required storage time for achieving a certain CoF.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2005
    Publication date: June 5, 2008
    Applicant: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Johannes Wolfschwenger, Manfred Kirchberger, Peter Niedersuess, Holger Poehler, Peter Denifl, Timo Leinonen
  • Publication number: 20070032580
    Abstract: The invention refers to polypropylene blown films which are characterised by excellent optical and mechanical properties. The polypropylene composition used for the films contains nucleating agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2004
    Publication date: February 8, 2007
    Inventors: Johannes Wolfschwenger, Peter Niedersuess, Anton Wolfsberger
  • Patent number: 6537473
    Abstract: Polyolefin fibers and polyolefin yarns of high strength and elongation and textile fabrics produced therefrom, which consist of modified propylene polymers, unmodified propylene polymers and adjuvants, are produced by melting the polyolefin mixtures in the extruder, transferring the melt by extrusion pumps to the spinnerets and drawing off the extruded filaments by high-speed galettes and/or winders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2003
    Assignee: Borealis GmbH
    Inventors: Manfred Raetzsch, Ulf Panzer, Achim Hesse, Norbert Reichelt, Manfred Kirchberger, Peter Niedersuess, Anton Wolfsberger
  • Publication number: 20020002241
    Abstract: Polyolefin fibers and polyolefin yarns of high strength and elongation and textile fabrics produced therefrom, which consist of modified propylene polymers, unmodified propylene polymers and adjuvants, are produced by melting the polyolefin mixtures in the extruder, transferring the melt by extrusion pumps to the spinnerets and drawing off the extruded filaments by high-speed galettes and/or winders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2000
    Publication date: January 3, 2002
    Applicant: Borealis GmbH
    Inventors: Manfred Raetzsch, Ulf Panzer, Achim Hesse, Norbert Reichelt, Manfred Kirchberger, Peter Niedersuess, Anton Wolfsberger
  • Patent number: 6251995
    Abstract: Polyolefin sheets and/or polyolefin coatings of substrates, such as textile fabrics, plastic sheets, paper, cardboard and metal with a high dimensional accuracy and thermal shock stability, consisting of modified polypropylene polymers or mixtures of modified polypropylene polymers and unmodified propylene polymers, the polyolefin sheets and/or polyolefin coating being produced by conventional processing methods. The polyolefin sheets and polyolefin coatings of substrates are suitable for use in the sectors of packaging, pharmacy, textile industry, vehicle equipment and machinery construction, electrical engineering, electronics, domestic appliances, medicine and the building industry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2001
    Assignee: Borealis GmbH
    Inventors: Achim Hesse, Ulf Panzer, Christian Paulik, Anton Wolfsberger, Manfred Kirchberger, Peter Niedersuess