Patents by Inventor Peter Schmiedel

Peter Schmiedel 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: 11180717
    Abstract: The present invention is in the field of washing and cleaning agents and relates to a fragranced shaped body, including a composition obtained by bringing the following components into contact: (a) at least one gelling agent having a molar mass of <2000 g/mol and (b) at least one fragrance. The invention also relates to a washing or cleaning agent, including the fragranced shaped body according to the invention, a method for producing the fragranced shaped body according to the invention and the use of the fragranced shaped body according to the invention for fragrancing surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Filiz Yapici, Peter Schmiedel, Mireia Subinya, Ines Baranski
  • Publication number: 20210301228
    Abstract: An apparatus for production of a water-soluble shell for holding a filling substance, having a tank filled with a melt of a shell material, wherein the shell material contains a polymer and is water-soluble and is solid under standard conditions, and a male mold movably arranged in the region of the tank and automatically lowerable into the melt and withdrawable from the tank in order to form a water-soluble shell. The invention also relates to a corresponding process and to a corresponding shell and to a corresponding portion pack for use as a washing or cleaning agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Matthias Sunder, Peter Schmiedel, Mareile Job, Boray Torun, Katja Gerhards, Steffen Ristau, Thomas Weber, Maria Trinchera
  • Publication number: 20210254257
    Abstract: The invention relates to a device for activating a mediator species by way of electrolysis, including a voltage source and an anode connected to the voltage source and a cathode connected to the voltage source, the anode being enclosed in a liquid-permeable, electrically non-conductive sheath.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Boray Torun, Peter Schmiedel, Robert Ciupka, Sandra Treu, Isabel Kinscheck, Komalshree Muthukrishnan
  • Publication number: 20210179976
    Abstract: The present application is directed to water and surfactant-containing liquid washing or cleaning agents containing a hydrophobic precursor compound in microemulsified form, from which a peroxycarboxylic acid or the salt thereof can be released by UV radiation. Methods for washing textiles and cleaning hard surfaces using such precursor compounds are also included.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Anna Klemmer, Peter Schmiedel, Bent Rogge
  • Publication number: 20210148033
    Abstract: In particular, a method performed by one or more devices is disclosed, the method comprising: obtaining a first intensity information item (210) representative of a spectral image (208) resulting from an soiling (202, 302) of a textile (200, 304); obtaining a second intensity information item (212, 214) representative of a spectral image (216) characteristic of at least one property of at least one part of the textile (200, 304); determining at least one treatment parameter, wherein the determination of the treatment parameter takes place dependent both on the composition of the soiling (202, 302) from the first intensity information item (210) and on the at least one property of at least the part of the textile (200, 304) from the second Intensity information item (212, 214); and outputting or triggering an outputting of the at least one treatment parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: ARND KESSLER, LARS ZUECHNER, PETER SCHMIEDEL, CHRISTINA ROELEKE
  • Publication number: 20210130747
    Abstract: A method for producing dimensionally stable, fragrance-containing shaped bodies based on hydrocolloids. The present invention is also directed to the shaped bodies produced using this method, to the use of these bodies, and to a washing or cleaning agent which contains these bodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Mireia Subinya, Ines Baranski, Peter Schmiedel, Michael Dreja, Bernd Larson, Thomas Holderbaum, Dieter Nickel, Regina Stehr, Paulina Koehler
  • Publication number: 20210130748
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method, including: a) producing a melt from sodium acetate trihydrate; b) possibly adding further optional contents; c) possibly adding at least one aesthetic element; d) feeding the melt to a drop former having a rotating, perforated outer drum; e) discharging drops of the melt onto a steel strip by way of the drop former, wherein the mixture output from the drop former has a weight ratio of water to sodium acetate of 0.63 or more. The invention further relates to melting bodies producible by this method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Danilo Panzica, Thomas Holderbaum, Peter Schmiedel
  • Patent number: 10941370
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to textile care agents and to optically clear and transparent fabric softener formulations which also have a viscous consistency, containing a combination of special ester quats with nonionic emulsifiers and cationic thickeners, to the use of said textile care agents and fabric softener formulations. The present disclosure also relates to a method for washing textiles using said textile care agent and fabric softener formulations. The present disclosure relates to methods for producing the special ester quats, to the thus resulting ester quats and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignees: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, BASF SE
    Inventors: Tatiana Schymitzek, Simon Pluszynski, Ulrich Platzbecker, Peter Schmiedel, Roland Ettl, Silvia Martinez Barrachina, Nuria Bonastre Gilabert, Maria Escoda Margenat
  • Publication number: 20210024697
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a textile care product containing a copolymer having N-isopropylacrylamide units, N-[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]methacrylamide units and optionally at least one cross-linking agent. The copolymer is used as a soil-release active ingredient, reduces or prevents re-soiling and improves the removal of soiling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Nadine Bluhm, Peter Schmiedel, Frank Janssen, Thomas Lohmeier, John Wong, Walter Richtering
  • Publication number: 20210024856
    Abstract: The invention relates to a textile care product containing a copolymer N-Isopropylacrylamide units, tert-Butyl methacrylate units and optionally at least one cross-linking agent. The copolymer is used as a soil-release agent, reducing or preventing re-soiling and improving a removal of soiling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Nadine Bluhm, Peter Schmiedel, Frank Janssen, Thomas Lohmeier, John Wong, Walter Richtering
  • Publication number: 20210024855
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a textile care product containing a copolymer having N-isopropylacrylamide units, methacrylic acid units and optionally at least one cross-linking agent. The copolymer is used as a soil-release active ingredient, reduces or prevents re-soiling and improves the removal of soiling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Nadine Bluhm, Peter Schmiedel, Frank Janssen, Thomas Lohmeier, John Wong, Walter Richtering
  • Publication number: 20210024853
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a textile care product containing a copolymer having N-isopropylacrylamide units, poly(ethylene glycol) methacrylate units and optionally at least one cross-linking agent. The copolymer is used as a soil-release active ingredient, reduces or prevents re-soiling and improves the removal of soiling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Nadine Bluhm, Peter Schmiedel, Frank Janssen, Thomas Lohmeier, John Wong, Walter Richtering
  • Publication number: 20200325424
    Abstract: A solid particulate composition including, based on the total weight of the composition, a) 20 to 95 wt. % of at least one water-soluble carrier material selected from hydrous salts of which the water vapor partial pressure corresponds, at a specific temperature in the range from 30 to 100° C., to the H2O partial pressure of the saturated solution of salt; b) 0.1 to 20 wt. % fragrance; and c) 0.1 to 30 wt. % of at least one textile-care compound. The invention further relates to the use and a method for the preparation of a solid particulate composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Danilo Panzica, Regina Stehr, Dieter Nickel
  • Publication number: 20200325423
    Abstract: A solid, particulate composition including, based on the total weight of the composition, a) 20 to 95 wt. % of at least one water-soluble carrier material selected from hydrous salts of which the water vapor partial pressure corresponds, at a specific temperature in the range from 30 to 100° C., to the H2O partial pressure of the saturated solution of the salt; b) 0.1 to 20 wt. % fragrance; and c) 0.01 to 20 wt. % of at least one color-care compound. The invention further relates to the use and a method for the preparation of a solid particulate composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Regina Stehr, Peter Schmiedel, Dieter Nickel, Danilo Panzica
  • Publication number: 20200325420
    Abstract: A solid, particulate composition including, based on the total weight of the composition, a) 20 to 95 wt. % of at least one water-soluble carrier material selected from hydrous salts of which the water vapor partial pressure corresponds, at a specific temperature in the range from 30 to 100° C., to the H2O partial pressure of the saturated solution of the salt; b) 0.1 to 20 wt. % fragrance; and c) 0.00001 to 10 wt. % of at least one fragrance-improving compound which differs from the fragrance. The invention further relates to the use and a method for the preparation of a solid particulate composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Danilo Panzica, Regina Stehr, Dieter Nickel, Christian Kropf
  • Publication number: 20200325422
    Abstract: A solid, particulate composition including, based on the total weight of the composition, a) 20 to 95 wt. % of at least one water-soluble carrier material selected from hydrous salts of which the water vapor partial pressure corresponds, at a specific temperature in the range from 30 to 100° C., to the H2O partial pressure of the saturated solution of the salt; b) 0.1 to 20 wt. % fragrance; and c) 0.01 to 20 wt. % of at least one wash-enhancing compound. The invention further relates to the use and a method for the preparation of a solid, particulate composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Danilo Panzica, Regina Stehr, Dieter Nickel
  • Patent number: 10781401
    Abstract: A structured liquid washing agent or cleaning agent with a flow limit, containing a surfactant system of anionic surfactants, nonionic surfactants and co-surfactants, inorganic salt and an amphiphilic compound, as well as a washing method in which the washing agent or cleaning according to the invention is used, and corresponding uses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Anna Klemmer, Olga Morozova, Peter Schmiedel, Dieter Nickel, Lars Janzen, Bent Rogge
  • Publication number: 20200255776
    Abstract: A solid, particulate composition having at least one water-soluble carrier material, at least one fragrance and at least one rheology modifier, wherein the carrier material is a water-containing salt (hydrate) whose water vapor partial pressure at a specific temperature in the range from 30 to 100° C. corresponds to the H2O partial pressure of the saturated solution of this salt, such that the salt melts at this temperature in its own crystal water. The invention further relates to processes for producing the solid composition, and to a washing or cleaning product including the solid composition. In addition, the present invention also relates to the use of a washing or cleaning product of this kind for cleaning of textiles or hard surfaces, and corresponding methods of cleaning textiles or hard surfaces using a washing or cleaning product of this kind.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Danilo Panzica, Bernd Larson, Thomas Holderbaum, Luca Bellomi, Dieter Nickel, Regina Stehr
  • Publication number: 20200255769
    Abstract: A solid, particulate composition having at least one water-soluble carrier material, at least one fragrance and at least one water-miscible organic solvent, wherein the carrier material is a water-containing salt (hydrate) whose water vapor partial pressure at a specific temperature in the range from 30 to 100° C. corresponds to the H2O partial pressure of the saturated solution of this salt, such that the salt melts at this temperature in its own crystal water. The invention further relates to processes for producing the solid composition, and to a washing or cleaning product including the solid composition. In addition, the present invention also relates to the use of a washing or cleaning product of this kind for cleaning of textiles or hard surfaces, and corresponding methods of cleaning textiles or hard surfaces using a washing or cleaning product of this kind.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Danilo Panzica, Bernd Larson, Thomas Holderbaum, Luca Bellomi, Dieter Nickel, Regina Stehr
  • Publication number: 20200248110
    Abstract: A solid, particulate composition having at least one water-soluble carrier material and at least one fragrance, wherein the carrier material is a water-containing salt (hydrate) whose water vapour partial pressure at a specific temperature in the range from 30 to 100° C. corresponds to the H2O partial pressure of the saturated solution of this salt, such that the salt melts at this temperature in its own crystal water. The composition is characterized in that it has a distinctly improved water solubility compared to known polyethylene glycol-based compositions. The invention further relates to methods for producing the solid composition, and to a washing or cleaning product including the solid composition. In addition, the invention relates to the use of a washing or cleaning product for cleaning textiles or hard surfaces, and corresponding methods for cleaning textiles or hard surfaces using a washing or cleaning product of this kind.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Danilo Panzica, Bernd Larson, Thomas Holderbaum, Bernd Richter, Dieter Nickel, Regina Stehr, Mireia Subinya