Patents by Inventor Rainer Eskuchen

Rainer Eskuchen 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: 10889782
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a composition comprising two or more compounds of the general formula (I), a dry or liquid formulation comprising said composition as well as the use of said composition as degreasing agent for removing greasy and/or oil type deposits or as emulsifying agent or as wetting agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Rainer Eskuchen, Claudia Esper
  • Patent number: 10731267
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a process for the electrolytic deposition of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate, a zinc coated metallic substrate having a specific gloss as well as an aqueous alkaline plating bath for the electrolytic deposition of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate and the use of a zinc plating bath additive in a process for the electrolytic deposition of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate and for improving the optical appearance and/or the adhesion of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Tobias Urban, Rainer Eskuchen, Lukas Maksym, Yvonne Schriefers
  • Patent number: 10717952
    Abstract: A process for producing a formulation that is solid at up to a temperature of at least 60° C., wherein (a) at least one nonionic surfactant of the general formula (I), R1—CH(OH)—CH2-(AO)x—R2 (I) (wherein: R1 is C4-C20-alkyl, R2 is C8-C20-alkyl, AO are each independently C2-C4-alkylene, and x is in a range from 5 to 100), is mixed in a molten state with (b) at least one second substance selected from polyethylene glycol and nonionic surfactants different from surfactants of general formula (I), confectioned, mixed and ground in the solid state with (c) silica or silicate and (d) at least one auxiliary selected from alkali metal citrate, alkali metal carbonate or at least one chelating agent selected from compounds of the general formula (II), R3—CH(COOM1)-N(CH2COOM1)2 (II) (wherein: R3 is C1-C4-alkyl, phenyl, benzyl, CH2OH and CH2CH2COOM1, and M1 is an alkali metal or a combination of at least two alkali metals). Furthermore granules and their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Rainer Eskuchen, Robert Schuetz
  • Publication number: 20200100998
    Abstract: A process for preparing light-colored aqueous surfactant compositions containing 10% by weight to 60% by weight, based on the total composition, of one or more alpha-sulfo fatty acid disalts (A) of general formula (I), R1CH(SO3M1)COOM2??(I), in which radical R1 is a linear or branched alkyl or alkenyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms and radicals M1 and M2, independently, are selected from the group comprising H, Li, Na, K, Ca/2, Mg/2, ammonium, and alkanolamines, and water, in which fatty acids of the general formula (Ia), R2CH2COOH??(Ia) in which radical R2 is a linear or branched alkyl or alkenyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms, (i) are subjected to sulfonation with gaseous sulfur trioxide, (ii) the acidic sulfonation product is neutralized, and then (iii) is subjected to bleaching with hydrogen peroxide at a pH above 7 in a temperature range of 80 to 95° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Claudia Brunn, Ansgar Behler, Rainer Eskuchen, Flans-Christian Raths, Tobias Floefener
  • Publication number: 20190316062
    Abstract: Provided herein is a phosphate-free detergent composition including at least one additive with a melting point in the range of from 40 to 60° C. and at least one amide group in the range of from 5 to 150 alkylene oxide groups per molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Hans-Christian Raths, Heike Weber, Stephan Hueffer, Rainer Eskuchen, Gerhard Hermanns, Christian Eidamshaus
  • Publication number: 20190185784
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a composition comprising two or more compounds of the general formula (I), a dry or liquid formulation comprising said composition as well as the use of said composition as degreasing agent for removing greasy and/or oil type deposits or as emulsifying agent or as wetting agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Frederic BAUER, Rainer ESKUCHEN, Claudia ESPER
  • Publication number: 20190055501
    Abstract: Process for producing a formulation that is solid at up to a temperature of at least 60° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Rainer ESKUCHEN, Robert SCHUETZ
  • Patent number: 10184094
    Abstract: Mixtures comprising a mixture of compounds (A), said mixture comprising a mixture of compounds according to the general formula (I) wherein R1 is C1-C4-alkyl, linear or branched, or hydrogen, R2 is —CH2CH2R1, each G1 is glucose or xylose, wherein in the range of from 70 to 95% mole-% are glucose and from 5 to 30 mole-% are xylose, the average of x is in the range of from 1.1 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Rainer Eskuchen
  • Publication number: 20180179654
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a process for the electrolytic deposition of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate, a zinc coated metallic substrate having a specific gloss as well as an aqueous alkaline plating bath for the electrolytic deposition of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate and the use of a zinc plating bath additive in a process for the electrolytic deposition of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate and for improving the optical appearance and/or the adhesion of a zinc or zinc alloy coating on a metallic substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic BAUER, Tobias URBAN, Rainer ESKUCHEN, Lukas MAKSYM
  • Patent number: 9883991
    Abstract: The invention relates to mixtures of alkyl sulfosuccinate monoesters of general formulas (I) and/or (II), in which R represents a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated alkyl group having 6 to 22 C atoms, and X and Y independently represent a hydrogen atom or a cation that can form a water-soluble salt and is selected from among the group composed of alkali metal, alkaline earth metal, ammonia, and organic ammonia. The invention is characterized in that the mixture contains 30 to 70 percent by weight of C16 alkyl sulfosuccinate monoester and 30 to 70 percent by weight of C18 alkyl sulfosuccinate monoester, the percentages by weight being in relation to the total amount of alkyl sulfosuccinate monoesters of formulas (I) and (II). The invention also relates to the use of said mixtures in cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical preparations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Cognis IP Management GmbH
    Inventors: Ansgar Behler, Rainer Eskuchen, Almud Folge, Helga Gondek, Catherine Weichold
  • Patent number: 9845446
    Abstract: The current invention is directed towards mixtures, comprising (A) in the range of from 15 to 85% by weight of at least one compound of the general formula (I) (B) in the range of from 85 to 15% by weight of at least one compound of the general formula (II), wherein the integers are defined as follows: R1 is C3-C4-alkyl, linear or branched, R2 is C5-C6-alkyl, linear or branched, G1, G2 are different or identical and selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x, y are numbers in the range of from 1.1 to 4, R3 is C3-C9-alkyl, linear or branched, the percentages referring to the total mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Rainer Eskuchen, Juergen Tropsch, Carsten Sueling
  • Patent number: 9777246
    Abstract: The current invention is directed towards compounds of the general formula (I), wherein the integers are defined as follows: R1 is —(CH2)nCH(CH3)2, R2 is —(CH2)n+2CH(CH3)2, G1 selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x in the range of from 1.1 to 4, n is a number in the range of from zero to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Rainer Eskuchen, Pepa Dimitrova
  • Publication number: 20170247635
    Abstract: Mixtures comprising a mixture of compounds (A), said mixture comprising a mixture of compounds according to the general formula (I) wherein R1 is C1-C4-alkyl, linear or branched, or hydrogen, R 2 is —CH2CH2R1, each G1 is glucose or xylose, wherein in the range of from 70 to 95% mole-% are glucose and from 5 to 30 mole-% are xylose, the average of x is in the range of from 1.1 to 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic BAUER, Rainer ESKUCHEN
  • Patent number: 9738858
    Abstract: The current invention is directed towards mixtures of compounds, comprising (A) in the range of from 93 to 97% by weight compound of general formula (I) (B) in the range of from 3 to 6.5% by weight compound of general formula (II) (C) in the range of from 0.2 to 0.5% by weight compound of general formula (III) wherein the integers are defined as follows: R1 is —(CH2)nCH3, R2 is —(CH2)n+2CH3, R3 is —(CH2)n+1CH(CH3)2, R4 is —(CH2)n?1CH(CH3)2 G1 selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x in the range of from 1.1 to 10, n is a number in the range of from 1 to 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Rainer Eskuchen, Juergen Tropsch
  • Publication number: 20160312154
    Abstract: The current invention is directed towards mixtures of compounds, comprising (A) in the range of from 93 to 97% by weight compound of general formula (I) (B) in the range of from 3 to 6.5% by weight compound of general formula (II) (C) in the range of from 0.2 to 0.5% by weight compound of general formula (III) wherein the integers are defined as follows: R1 is —(CH2)nCH3, R2 is —(CH2)n+2CH3, R3 is —(CH2)n+1CH(CH3)2, R4 is —(CH2)n?1CH(CH3)2 G1 selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x in the range of from 1.1 to 10, n is a number in the range of from 1 to 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic; BAUER, Rainer ESKUCHEN, Jürgen TROPSCH
  • Publication number: 20160010027
    Abstract: The current invention is directed towards mixtures, comprising (A) in the range of from 15 to 85% by weight of at least one compound of the general formula (I) (B) in the range of from 85 to 15% by weight of at least one compound of the general formula (II), wherein the integers are defined as follows: R1 is C3-C4-alkyl, linear or branched, R2 is C5-C6-alkyl, linear or branched, G1, G2 are different or identical and selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x, y are numbers in the range of from 1.1 to 4, R3 is C3-C9-alkyl, linear or branched, the percentages referring to the total mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic BAUER, Rainer ESKUCHEN, Juergen TROPSCH, Carsten SUELING
  • Publication number: 20150368588
    Abstract: The current invention is directed towards compounds of the general formula (I), wherein the integers are defined as follows: R1 is —(CH2)nCH(CH3)2, R2 is —(CH2)n+2CH(CH3)2, G1 selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x in the range of from 1.1 to 4, n is a number in the range of from zero to 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic BAUER, Rainer ESKUCHEN, Pepa DIMITROVA
  • Patent number: 8399042
    Abstract: The invention relates to aqueous dispersions containing (a) 5 to 50% by weight of sterols and/or stanols; and (b) 0.5 to 20% by weight of citric acid esters of mono- and/or diglycerides, based on the total weight of the dispersion, wherein the citric acid esters of mono- and/or diglycerides are partially neutralised; and to a process for the production of an aqueous sterol/stanol-containing dispersion, which process comprises (a) dissolving citric acid esters of mono- and/or diglycerides that are partly neutralised, in water; (b) dispersing sterols and/or stanols in the emulsifier solution to form a pre-dispersion; and (c) grinding the pre-dispersion in a ball-mill until the dispersion has a particle mass diameter, d90, of less than 5 ?m. Optionally, this dispersion is spray-dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Cognis IP Management GmbH
    Inventors: Rainer Eskuchen, Jörg Schwarzer, Peter Horlacher, Jürgen Gierke, Robert Salacz
  • Patent number: 8357381
    Abstract: The invention relates to dispersions comprising water, lipophilic phase and emulsifier, characterized in that the emulsifier is preferably present in an amount of less than or equal to about 3% by weight based on the total weight of the dispersion, and in that the emulsifier comprises at least one acylglutamate. Preferred dispersions of the invention are suitable for cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical preparations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2013
    Assignee: Cognis IP Management GmbH
    Inventors: Rainer Eskuchen, Caroline Goget, Rolf Kawa
  • Patent number: 8354368
    Abstract: Disclosed is the use of water-soluble graft copolymers prepared by free-radically initiated graft polymerization of 40 to 90% by weight of component (A), selected from the group consisting of monosaccharides, oligosaccharides, polysaccharides and derivatives thereof, with 5 to 40% by weight of monomers (B), selected from the group consisting of ethylenically unsaturated C3-C10 monocarboxylic acids or the alkali or ammonium salts thereof, and 10 to 50% by weight of monomers (C), selected from the group consisting of ethylenically unsaturated N-containing monomers and/or ethylenically unsaturated monomers containing sulfo-groups, in cleaning compositions which, as well as the graft polymer, comprise at least one surfactant component, for hydrophilization and/or improvement of shine retention of hard surfaces which have been brought into contact with these cleaning compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: Cognis IP Management GmbH
    Inventors: Christoph Schunicht, Thomas Albers, Ute Lemke, Michael Langen, Rainer Eskuchen