Patents by Inventor Rajen M. Patel

Rajen M. Patel 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: 20210246274
    Abstract: A blown film having a bimodal ethylene-based polymer including a high density fraction (HDF) from 3.0% to 25.0%, an I10/I2 ratio from 5.5 to 7.5, a short chain branching distribution (SCBD) less than or equal to 10 C, a zero shear viscosity ratio from 1.0 to 2.5, a density from 0.902 g/cc to 0.925 g/cc, and a melt index (I2) from 0.5 g/10 mins to 2.0 g/10 mins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Kyle E. Hart, Mehmet Demirors, Timothy W. Gambrel, Philip P. Fontaine, Vivek Kalihari, Francis O. Olajide, Jr., Rajen M. Patel
  • Publication number: 20210246241
    Abstract: A cast film inducing a bimodal ethylene-based polymer having a high density fraction (HDF) from 3.0% to 10.0%, an I10/I2 ratio from 5.5 to 7.0, a short chain branching distribution (SCBD) less than or equal to 10° C., a density from 0.910 g/cc to 0.920 g/cc, and a melt index (I2) from 1.0 g/10 mins to 8.0 g/10 mins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Kyle E. Hart, Mehmet Demirors, Timothy W. Gambrel, Philip P. Fontaine, Vivek Kalihari, Hrishikesh R. Munj, Jon W. Hobson, Rajen M. Patel
  • Patent number: 11015043
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a process. In an embodiment, the process includes blending a broad molecular weight distribution (MWD) ethylene-based polymer having an 121/12 ratio from 55 to 85 with a narrow MWD ethylene-based polymer having an 121/12 ratio from 20 to 50. The process includes forming a blend component comprising from 20 wt % to 45 wt % of the broad MWD ethylene-based polymer, from 80 wt % to 55 wt % of the narrow MWD ethylene-based polymer, and optional carbon black. The blend component has a density from 0.925 g/cc to 0.955 g/cc and an 121/12 ratio from 30 to 55. The process includes extruding the blend component over a conductor at a rate greater than 1.02 m/s, and forming a conductor jacket having a surface smoothness from 30 ?-inch to 80 ?-inch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Anny L. Flory, Mohamed Esseghir, Chester J. Kmiec, Rajen M. Patel, Karl M. Seven
  • Publication number: 20210079177
    Abstract: A coagent masterbatch comprising a semi-crystalline polyolefin carrier resin and an alkenyl-functional coagent. A peroxide curable formulation comprising the coagent masterbatch and a polyolefin compound. A method of making the masterbatch and formulation; a peroxide-cured polyolefin product prepared therefrom; a manufactured article comprising or made from the masterbatch, formulation, or product; and a method of using the manufactured article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Dachao Li, Yabin Sun, Yongyong Yang, Timothy J. Person, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Rajen M. Patel
  • Patent number: 10875947
    Abstract: New ethylene polymers having low levels of long chain branching are disclosed. Films and film layers made form these polymers have good hot tack strength over a wide range of temperatures, making them good materials for packaging applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Rajen M. Patel, Robert N. Cotton, Sharon Baker, Pradeep Jain, Jian Wang, Jeffrey A. Sims, Tianzi Huang, Matthew Lehr
  • Publication number: 20200399452
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes a polyethylene composition that may include a first polyethylene resin having a density of from 0.915 g/cc to 0.970 g/cc and a melt index (I2) from 10 g/10 min to 200 g/10 min, when measured according to ASTM D1238 at 190° C. and 2.16 kg load, and a second polyethylene resin having a density of from 0.860 g/cc to 0.930 g/cc and a melt index (I2) of from 400 g/10 min to 2000 g/10 min. The density of the first polyethylene resin may be greater than the density of the second polyethylene resin and the first polyethylene resin, the second polyethylene resin, or both are copolymers of ethylene monomer and at least one ?-olefin comonomer, the ?-olefin comonomer including C3-C12 ?-olefins. Injection molded articles produced from the polyethylene composition are also disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: David W. Kababik, Shannon E. Hunt, Rajen M. Patel
  • Patent number: 10870714
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a cast film comprising a polyethylene composition comprising the reaction product of ethylene and optionally one or more alpha-olefin comonomers, wherein said polyethylene composition is characterized by the following properties: a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D1238 (2.16 kg, 190° C.), of from 1 to 20 g/10 min; a density (measured according to ASTM D792) of from 0.935 to 0.970 g/cm3; a melt flow ratio, I10/I2, wherein I10 is measured according to ASTM D1238 (10 kg, 190° C.) of from 5.5 to 7.0; a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of from 2.2 to 3.5; and a vinyl unsaturation of greater than 0.12 vinyls per one thousand carbon atoms present in the backbone of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Rajen M. Patel, Jacquelyn A. Degroot, Fabricio Arteaga Larios, Selim Bensason, Teresa P. Karjala, Mehmet Demirors, Chuan Yar Lai
  • Patent number: 10851190
    Abstract: Mono- and multi-layer films comprising a polyethylene composition which comprises the reaction product of ethylene and optionally one or more alpha olefin comonomers in the presence of a catalyst composition comprising a multi-metallic procatalyst via a solution polymerization process in at least one reactor; wherein said polyethylene composition is characterized by one or more of the following properties: a melt index, I2, measured according to ASTM D 1238 (2.16 kg @ 190° C.), from 0.1 to 5 g/10 min; density, measured according to ASTM D-792, from 0.910 to 0.935 g/cc; melt flow ratio, I10/I2, wherein I10 is measured according to ASTM D1238 (10 kg @ 190° C.), from 6 to 7.4; and molecular weight distribution, (Mw/Mn) from 2.5 to 3.5 are provided. Also provided are articles made from the mono- and/or multi-layer films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Mehmet Demirors, Teresa P. Karjala, Nilesh R. Savargaonkar, Rajen M. Patel, Sylvie Desjardins
  • Publication number: 20200255608
    Abstract: A uniaxially-oriented ethylene-based polymeric film having at least one layer comprising at least 65 wt. %, based on total amount of materials present in the at least one layer, of a linear low density polyethylene which exhibits each of the following properties: a CDBI of at least 60%; a melt index, 12, measured according to ASTM D 1238 (2.16 kg @190° C.), of 1.8 g/10 min to 10 g/10 min; a density of from 0.910 g/cc to 0.940 g/cc; and a Mw/Mn of less than 3.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Wu Aik Yee, Yijian Lin, Rajen M. Patel, Fabricio Arteaga Larios, Jacquelyn A. Degroot, Mridula Kapur, Yutaka Maehara
  • Patent number: 10723108
    Abstract: Embodiments disclosed herein include multilayer films having at least an outer layer that includes 1) polyethylene elastomer and 2) ULDPE or VLDPE and that has a purge fraction greater than 20 percent as determined by Crystallization Elution Fractionation (CEF) test method. Embodiments disclosed herein also include related compositions to make such films and methods of making such films. The ULDPE or VLDPE can be made via Ziegler-Natta catalyst reaction techniques to provide the desired purge fraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jong Young Lee, Yijian Lin, Rajen M. Patel
  • Publication number: 20200207972
    Abstract: Articles made from a moisture-crosslinkable, polymeric composition comprising in weight percent based on the weight of the composition: (A) 10 to 99.99 wt % of a nonpolar ethylenic polymer grafted with silane functionality (Si-g-npPE), the npPE having the following properties before grafting: (1) a vinyl content of 0.2 to 0.7 per 1,000 carbon atoms, (2) a melt index of 1.5 to 7.0 dg/min, (3) a density of 0.913 to 0.965 g/cc, and (4) a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) of equal to or less than 8; (B) 0.01 to 20 wt % of a silanol condensation catalyst; and (C) 0 to 70 wt % of a flame retardant additive; exhibit one or more of desirable (a) silane grafting efficiency; (b) hot creep performance as a cable jacket/insulation after moisture crosslinking; (c) retained dielectric strength after glancing impact as a moisture crosslinked cable construction; and (d) crush resistance as a moisture crosslinked cable construction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Bharat I. Chaudhary, Manish Talreja, Yichi Zhang, Santosh S, Bawiskar, Peter C. Dreux, Manish K. Mundra, Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar, Rajen M. Patel, Kalyan Sehanobish, Chieh Ying Heah, Kenneth Hin-Leong Ong
  • Publication number: 20200171809
    Abstract: A multilayer shrink film comprising at least one core layer positioned between a first skin layer and a second skin layer, wherein the multilayer shrink film comprising an ethylene/alpha-olefin interpolymer composition and a low density polyethylene.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Kaustubh Gupte, Edward L. Lee, Marlos Giuntini De Oliveira, Rajen M. Patel, Guillermo A. Raimondi, Prajwal Shah, Maximiliano Zanetti
  • Patent number: 10618799
    Abstract: A cushioning network structure comprising a plurality of random loops arranged in a three-dimensional orientation, wherein the plurality of random loops are formed from an ethylene/a-olefin interpolymer composition having a highest DSC temperature melting peak in the range of from 90.0° C. to 115.0° C.; a zero shear viscosity ratio (ZSVR) in the range from 1.40 to 2.10; a density in the range of from 0.860 to 0.925 g/cc, a melt index (12) in a range of from 1 to 25 g/10 minutes when measured according to ASTM D1238 at 190° C. and 2.16 kg, a molecular weight distribution (Mw/Mn) in the range of from 2.0 to 4.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Viraj Shah, Rajen M. Patel, Selim Bensason
  • Publication number: 20200087494
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a process. In an embodiment, the process includes blending a broad molecular weight distribution (MWD) ethylene-based polymer having an 121/12 ratio from 55 to 85 with a narrow MWD ethylene-based polymer having an 121/12 ratio from 20 to 50. The process includes forming a blend component comprising from 20 wt % to 45 wt % of the broad MWD ethylene-based polymer, from 80 wt % to 55 wt % of the narrow MWD ethylene-based polymer, and optional carbon black. The blend component has a density from 0.925 g/cc to 0.955 g/cc and an 121/12 ratio from 30 to 55. The process includes extruding the blend component over a conductor at a rate greater than 1.02 m/s, and forming a conductor jacket having a surface smoothness from 30 ?-inch to 80 ?-inch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Anny L. Flory, Mohamed Esseghir, Chester J. Kmiec, Rajen M. Patel, Karl M. Seven
  • Patent number: 10589496
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a multilayer film comprising two outer layers; where each outer layer comprises polyethylene; two tie layers; where each tie layer comprises a crystalline block composite; where each tie layer has a first face and a second face that are opposed to each other, and where the first face of each tie layer contacts at least one outer layer; and a core layer; where the core layer comprises a polypropylene; where the second face of each tie layer contacts the core layer. Disclosed herein is a method that includes coextruding the aforementioned multilayered film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Yushan Hu, Rajen M. Patel, Gary R. Marchand, Sharon L. Baker, Christopher I. Gandy, Lori L. Kardos
  • Publication number: 20200055997
    Abstract: An additive masterbatch composition comprising a semi-crystalline polyolefin carrier resin and an additive package comprising a flame retardant. A moisture-curable polyolefin composition comprising the additive masterbatch composition and a (hydrolyzable silyl group)-functional polyolefin prepolymer. A method of making the compositions; a moisture-cured polyolefin composition prepared therefrom; a manufactured article comprising or made from the formulation; and a method of using the manufactured article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Dachao Li, Timothy J. Person, Jeffrey M. Cogen, Manish K. Mundra, Peter C. Dreux, Rajen M. Patel
  • Publication number: 20200039199
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a stretch hood or stretch label multilayer film comprising a first skin layer, a second skin layer, and a core layer disposed between the first skin layer and the second skin layer, wherein: the first skin layer, the second skin layer, or both independently comprise at least 50 wt. % of a linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) resin, wherein the skin LLDPE resin exhibits each of the following properties: a Crystallization Elution Fractionation (CEF) fraction of less than 8% above an elution temperature of 94° C.; and a melt index (I2) of 0.1 to 2.0 g/10 min when measured according to ASTM D 1238 at a load of 2.16 kg and temperature of 190° C. The core layer comprises a polyethylene resin having a wt. % crystallinity of from 10% to 40% and a single melting peak as measured by differential scanning calorimetry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Parkinson Shaun, Jesus Nieto, Rajen M. Patel
  • Patent number: 10538057
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a multilayered film comprising a first layer and a second layer; and a tie layer; where the tie layer comprises a crystalline block composite and where the tie layer is disposed between the first layer and the second layer; the first layer being disposed on a first surface of the tie layer; the second layer being disposed on a second surface of the tie layer; where the second surface is opposedly disposed to the first surface; where the multilayered film is biaxially oriented. Disclosed herein too is a method of manufacturing the aforementioned multilayer film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignees: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY
    Inventors: Fengyi Su, Jianping Pan, Xiaobing Yun, Rajen M. Patel, Yushan Hu, Yong Chen
  • Publication number: 20200010682
    Abstract: Articles made from a moisture-curable, polymeric composition comprising in weight percent based on the weight of the composition: (A) 2 to less than 80 weight percent (wt %) of an ethylenic polymer with (1) a crystallinity at room temperature of 34% to 55%, or 65% to 80%, and (2) a melt index (I2) of 0.1 to 50 decigrams per minute (dg/min); (B) 3 to 30 wt % of a halogenated flame retardant; (C) 3 to 30 wt % an inorganic antimony flame retardant; and (D) 0 to 10 wt % of at least one of an inorganic flame retardant other than the inorganic antimony flame retardant, e.g., zinc oxide exhibit enhanced ACBD properties in comparison to articles alike in all respects except made from a composition comprising an ethylenic polymer without the requisite crystallinity at room temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Peter C. Dreux, Vivek Tomer, Manish K. Mundra, Bharat I Chaudhary, Abhijit Ghosh-Dastidar, Rajen M. Patel, Kalyan Sehanobish
  • Publication number: 20190366695
    Abstract: A multilayer cast film includes a cling layer, a release layer, and at least one core layer disposed between and contacting the cling layer and the release layer. The cling layer includes an ultra low density polyethylene (ULDPE), a propylene interpolymer, or blends thereof. The release layer includes a first linear low density polyethylene (first LLDPE) having a density of from 0.915 to 0.938 g/cc and a melt index of from 0.5 g/10 min to 10 g/10 min. Each of the core layers includes a second linear low density polyethylene (second LLDPE) having a density of from 0.905 to 0.930 g/cc and a melt index of from 0.5 g/10 min to 10 g/10 min. The multilayer cast film includes from 3 wt % to 7 wt %, based on a total amount of polymers present in the multilayer cast film, of the low density polyethylene (LDPE).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Dow Chemical (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., PT Dow Indonesia
    Inventors: Edward L. Lee, Eng Kian Ma, Rajen M. Patel, Peter Yap, Hwee Lun Goh, Adit Pradhana Jayusman Setyogroho