Patents by Inventor Ray E. Drumright

Ray E. Drumright 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: 20210261818
    Abstract: A curable coating composition is provided having multi-functionalized acrylic copolymer and silicone imine resin curing agents. The acrylic copolymer of the curable coating composition has, in polymerized form, epoxy functionalized groups and cure compatibility groups and the silicone imine forms an amino-functional silicone in the presence of water. The coating compositions are useful in the field of superior weatherable and durable coatings and are useful to replace isocyanate-containing polyurethane based coatings. Also provided are coated articles produced from the curable composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Alan M. Piwowar, Ray E. Drumright, Erin B. Vogel, Gary M. Wieber, Patrick J. Fryfogle, Yanxiang Li, Susan M. Machelski, Paul J. Popa, Adam C. Tomasik, Gerald Lawrence Witucki
  • Publication number: 20210253900
    Abstract: A curable coating composition is provided having multi-functionalized acrylic copolymer and amino-functional silicone resin curing agents. The acrylic copolymer of the curable coating composition has, in polymerized form, epoxy functionalized groups and cure compatibility groups. The coating compositions are useful in the field of superior weatherable and durable coatings and are useful to replace isocyanate-containing polyurethane based coatings. Also provided are coated articles produced from the curable composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Erin B. Vogel, Susan M. Machelski, Ray E. Drumright, Paul J. Popa, Gary M. Wieber, Gerald Lawrence Witucki, Patrick J. Fryfogle, Adam C. Tomasik
  • Publication number: 20210155823
    Abstract: A method for providing a substrate coated with a cured damping coating including: applying a curable liquid damping composition to a substrate, wherein said curable liquid damping composition includes an admixture of certain Michael acceptor(s), certain Michael donor(s), a base catalyst; a rheology modifier; and a solid filler; wherein the filler is a different material than the rheology modifier; wherein the curable damping composition has a PVC of from 20% to 70%; and drying/curing the applied curable damping composition at a temperature of from 0° C. to 250° C. is provided. Also provided is a substrate coated with the cured damping coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Ray E. Drumright, Zhenwen Fu, Justin Gimbal, Craig F. Gorin, Xin Jin
  • Patent number: 10759958
    Abstract: An aqueous based blend composition including (a) an aqueous polyolefin dispersion comprising the melt blending product of one or more base polymers and one or more stabilizing agents in the presence of water and optionally one or more neutralizing agents, having an average volume particle size diameter from 400 to 1500 nm, and a pH from 8 to 11; and (b) from 0.1 to 50 percent by weight based on the solid content of the dispersion one or more crosslinking agents is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies, LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Denise Lindenmuth, Joceyln Gruver, Ann R. Hermes, Ray E. Drumright
  • Patent number: 10640581
    Abstract: A waterborne sound and vibration damping composition including a waterborne emulsion polymer, the polymer having a calculated acid number of from 2 to 100; from 0.1% to 50%, solids based on emulsion polymer solids, of certain liquid compounds having a boiling point greater than 150° C.; and a solid filler at a level of from 25% to 85% PVC; wherein the waterborne damping composition has a water content of from 6% to 25% by weight is provided. A method for providing a coated substrate using the waterborne damping composition and a substrate so coated are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Kiran K. Baikerikar, Ray E. Drumright, Zhenwen Fu, Justin Gimbal, Craig F. Gorin, Mark Langille
  • Publication number: 20200123393
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides for an aqueous dispersion for use in coating applications. The aqueous dispersion includes an aqueous composition and a solid content of a melt blend product having an acid functionalized polypropylene base polymer, a polypropylene copolymer, an acid functionalized polypropylene wax and an acid functionalized polyolefin. The aqueous dispersion is included in a coating composition, where the coating composition includes the aqueous dispersion, a solvent, a crosslinker and a basic water composition having water and a base. The present disclosure also provides for a coated article having a substrate and a coating on the substrate, where the coating includes the coating composition of the present disclosure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Houxiang Tang, David L. Malotky, Ray E. Drumright, Nicholas B. Schaffer, Cynthia Stants, Bernhard Kainz
  • Patent number: 10584261
    Abstract: A coating composition including a blend of at least two or more epoxy resins, wherein at least one of the epoxy resins comprises (i) a CHDM epoxy resin having less than about 2 wt % total chlorine content; and wherein at least one of the epoxy resins comprises (ii) at least one other epoxy resin other than the epoxy resin in component (i); a curable coating composition including (a) the above blend of epoxy resins and (b) at least one amine curing agent; a thermoset coating product prepared from the above curable composition; and a process for preparing the above compositions and a coating therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Blue Cube IP LLC
    Inventors: Christian Piechocki, Ray E. Drumright, Sandrine Sinsoulieu, Erin B. Vogel, Yinzhong Guo
  • Patent number: 10266640
    Abstract: An advanced epoxy resin including a reaction product of (A) at least one epoxy resin; (B) at least one cashew nutshell liquid; and (C) at least one multifunctional carboxylic acid; a curable epoxy resin composition prepared using the above advanced epoxy resin; and the use of the above curable epoxy resin composition to prepare a coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yue Shen, Lei Yan, Ray E. Drumright, Liang Hong
  • Publication number: 20190106512
    Abstract: A waterborne sound and vibration damping composition including a waterborne emulsion polymer, the polymer having a calculated acid number of from 2 to 100; from 0.1% to 50%, solids based on emulsion polymer solids, of certain liquid compounds having a boiling point greater than 150° C.; and a solid filler at a level of from 25% to 85% PVC; wherein the waterborne damping composition has a water content of from 6% to 25% by weight is provided. A method for providing a coated substrate using the waterborne damping composition and a substrate so coated are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Kiran K. Baikerikar, Ray E. Drumright, Zhenwen Fu, Justin Gimbal, Craig F. Gorin, Mark Langille
  • Patent number: 10221327
    Abstract: The present invention provides aqueous polyolefin dispersion compositions for use in metal coatings, such as can coatings, comprising one or more polyolefin base polymer, one or more at least partially neutralized olefinic stabilizing agent having an acid number (AN) of from 80 to 250, preferably, a polyolefin stabilizing agent, such as an olefin-carboxylic acid copolymer or a blend of two such polymers, an optional coupling agent having an acid number (AN) of from 10 to 70 and a melt index of from 500 to 5,000,000 grams of polymer melt passing in 10 minutes through a heated syringe or cylinder at 190° C. with a plunger loaded with 2.16 kg, preferably, a polymer, and a hindered phenolic antioxidant containing an ester linkage dispersed in the polyolefin dispersion composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Ray E. Drumright, Bernhard Kainz, Richard A. Lundgard, Cynthia Stants, Houxiang Tang, Jeffrey Wilbur
  • Patent number: 10144843
    Abstract: A modified epoxy novolac resin composition including a reaction product of: (a) a novolac epoxy resin compound, (b) a cardanol compound, and (c) a catalyst compound; and a process for preparing the above modified epoxy novolac resin composition such that the composition contains cardanol moieties in a concentration of at least 15 weight percent of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Blue Cube IP LLC
    Inventors: Yue Shen, Fu Zhan, Ray E. Drumright, Yan Wu
  • Patent number: 10137475
    Abstract: A coating system comprising an epoxy coating layer prepared from an epoxy formulation which comprises an epoxy resin; a curing agent with no more than 4.5 wt % free amine based on a weight solids of the curing agent; and an adjacent layer prepared from a non-isocyanate polyurethane formulation wherein the epoxy formulation and/or non-isocyanate polyurethane formulation optionally further comprise one or more additives selected from the group consisting of solvent, reactive diluent, plasticizer, pigment, filler; rheology modifiers, dispersants, surfactants, UV stabilizers, and corrosion inhibitors is provided. Also provided are a method of applying a multi-layer coating system and an article comprising a coating system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Yanxiang Li, Paul J. Popa, John N. Argyropoulos, Sandra Hofmann, Ray E. Drumright
  • Patent number: 9908966
    Abstract: An adduct including a reaction product of (a) at least one cyclic polyamine compound; and (b) at least one epoxy resin compound; a curable composition including (i) the above adduct, and (ii) at least one thermosetting epoxy resin compound; and a thermoset prepared from the above curable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Erin B. Vogel, Stephen W. King, Ray E. Drumright
  • Publication number: 20170327628
    Abstract: An advanced epoxy resin including a reaction product of (A) at least one epoxy resin; (B) at least one cashew nutshell liquid; and (C) at least one multifunctional carboxylic acid; a curable epoxy resin composition prepared using the above advanced epoxy resin; and the use of the above curable epoxy resin composition to prepare a coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2014
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Yue Shen, Lei Yan, Ray E. Drumright, Liang Hong
  • Publication number: 20170291191
    Abstract: A coating system comprising an epoxy coating layer prepared from an epoxy formulation which comprises an epoxy resin; a curing agent with no more than 4.5 wt % free amine based on a weight solids of the curing agent; and an adjacent layer prepared from a non-isocyanate polyurethane formulation wherein the epoxy formulation and/or non-isocyanate polyurethane formulation optionally further comprise one or more additives selected from the group consisting of solvent, reactive diluent, plasticizer, pigment, filler; rheology modifiers, dispersants, surfactants, UV stabilizers, and corrosion inhibitors is provided. Also provided are a method of applying a multi-layer coating system and an article comprising a coating system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventors: Yanxiang Li, Paul J. Popa, John N. Argyropoulos, Sandra Hofmann, Ray E. Drumright
  • Publication number: 20170210939
    Abstract: A modified epoxy novolac resin composition including a reaction product of: (a) a novolac epoxy resin compound, (b) a cardanol compound, and (c) a catalyst compound; and a process for preparing the above modified epoxy novolac resin compos ition such that the composition contains cardanol moieties in a concentration of at least 15 weight percent of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: Yue SHEN, Fu ZHAN, Ray E. DRUMRIGHT, Yan WU
  • Patent number: 9631115
    Abstract: The present invention provides a coating composition, a process for producing the same, one or more coating layers derived therefrom, and articles comprising one or more such coating layers. The coating composition according to the present invention comprises: (a) from 10 to 90 percent by weight of an aqueous, high-solid, solvent-free alkyd dispersion comprising: (i) from 40 to 70 percent by weight of one or more alkyds based on the total weight of the dispersion, wherein each said one or more alkyds has an acid value of less than 20 and a molecular weight (Mn) in the range of greater than 1000 Dalton; (ii) from less than 10 percent by weight of one or more surfactants, based on the total weight of the dispersion; and (iii) from 30 to 55 percent by weight of water, based on the total weight of the dispersion; wherein said aqueous, high-solid, solvent-free alkyd dispersion has an average particle size diameter in the range of from 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Jane E. Weier, Charles S. Kan, John A. Roper, III, Rebecca S. Ortiz, Timothy J. Young, Gary E. Spilman, Ray E. Drumright
  • Patent number: 9605177
    Abstract: A waterborne dispersion containing a high molecular weight cycloaliphatic epoxy resin based on a diglycidyl ether of a cycloaliphatic diol polymerized with, for example, a diphenolic or diacid compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: BLUE CUBE IP LLC
    Inventors: Houxiang Tang, Manesh Nadupparambil Sekharan, Ray E. Drumright, Yinzhong Guo
  • Patent number: 9567480
    Abstract: An adduct including a reaction product of (a) at least a first cycloaliphatic amine compound; (b) at least a second cycloaliphatic amine compound; and (c) at least one cycloaliphatic epoxy resin compound; a curable epoxy resin coating composition including (i) the above adduct; and (ii) at least one thermosetting epoxy resin compound; said curable composition being curable at ambient temperature; and a cured weatherable coating prepared from the above curable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: BLUE CUBE IP LLC
    Inventors: Erin B. Vogel, Ray E. Drumright, Susan Machelski, Rebecca L. Ladewski
  • Publication number: 20170029556
    Abstract: An epoxy resin composition having desirable drying time and capable of providing coating films with satisfactory weathering resistance, good adhesion to an epoxy primer coat and good flexibility, and high impact strength; a process for preparing the epoxy resin composition; and a curable coating composition comprising the epoxy resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Yue Shen, Fu Zhan, Yan Wu, Ray E. Drumright