Patents by Inventor Richard A. Lundgard

Richard A. Lundgard 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: 20210155798
    Abstract: A composition comprising the following components: A) a metal stearate; B) a secondary alcohol ethoxylate of the formula C12-14H25-29O [CH2CH2O]xH, wherein x=7; C) a secondary alcohol ethoxylate of the formula C12-14H25-29O [CH2CH2O]xH, C wherein x=20; D) octanoic acid; E) sodium lauryl sulfate; F) a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS); and G) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Nicholas B. Schaffer, Kevin J. Bouck, Sarah E. Decato, Shrikant Dhodapkar, Intan M. Hamdan, Remi A. Trottier, Richard A. Lundgard
  • 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: 9938413
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes a waterborne polyolefin based coating layer that has improved features as compared to epoxy coatings. The coating composition of the present disclosure include 40 to 80 weight percent (wt. %) of a base polymer; 10 to 30 wt. % of a polymeric stabilizing agent; 5 to 15 wt. % of a polymeric coupling agent; 0 to 35 wt. % of a polymeric performance improving agent; a neutralizing agent that partially or fully neutralize the polymeric stabilizing agent; and a fluid medium, where the wt. % values are based on the total weight of the base polymer, the polymeric coupling agent, the polymeric stabilizing agent and, when present, the polymeric performance improving agent (as used herein, this total weight of the base polymer, the polymeric coupling agent, the polymeric stabilizing agent and, when present, the polymeric performance improving agent may be referred to as the “solid content” of the coating composition).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jay D. Romick, Qing Zhang, David L. Malotky, Richard A. Lundgard, Jodi M. Mecca
  • Patent number: 9856369
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of spheroidal particles having a mode particle size of from 10 to 30 ?m. The spheroidal particles are useful as organic extenders, especially in below-critical pigmented coatings formulations, and provide coatings with improved stain removal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard A. Lundgard, Partha S. Majumdar, David L. Malotky, Jodi M. Mecca, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20170183506
    Abstract: At least a two-layer protective coating system including: (a) a layer of a fusion bonded epoxy, and (b) a layer of a spray-dried protective powder coating disposed on at least a portion of the top surface of the fusion bonded epoxy layer (a), said powder coating being cured to form a protective coating on at least a portion of the fusion bonded epoxy layer; a process for preparing the above two-layer protective coating system; a substrate such as a metal pipe coated with the above two-layer protective coating system; and a process for producing a coated article such as a coated metal pipe using the above two-layer protective coating system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Jay D. Romick, David L. Malotky, Richard A. Lundgard, Liang Chen, Fabio Aguirre Vargas
  • Patent number: 9547246
    Abstract: A compound that includes an aqueous dispersion, wherein the dispersion includes a thermoplastic resin and at least one stabilizing agent, and at least one selected from the group consisting of a colorant and a magnetic pigment, wherein the dispersion has an average volume diameter particle size from about 0.05 to about 10 microns is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: John Klier, Richard D. Varjian, Alastair S. Hill, Timothy J. Young, Richard A. Lundgard, Michael J. Johnson, Qichun Wan, Matthew J. Kalinowski, Mechelle A. Churchfield, Gary M. Strandburg, David J. Magley
  • Publication number: 20160280951
    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: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Applicants: Dow MF Produktions GmbH & Co. OHG, The Dow Chemical Company
    Inventors: Ray E. Drumright, Bernhard Kainz, Richard A. Lundgard, Cynthia Stants, Houxiang Tang, Jeffrey Wilbur
  • Patent number: 9422444
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards coating compositions comprising from 20 to 85 percent of an aqueous dispersion based on a total weight of the coating composition, a basic water composition, and a crosslinker, wherein the aqueous dispersion comprises a melt blending product of (a) a base polymer comprising a polyolefin, (b) a polymeric performance improving agent (c) a polymeric stabilizing agent, and (d) a polymeric coupling agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard A. Lundgard, Houxiang Tang, Jeffrey Wilbur, Jinghang Wu, David L. Malotky
  • Publication number: 20160160016
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of spheroidal particles having a mode particle size of from 10 to 30 ?m. The spheroidal particles are useful as organic extenders, especially in below-critical pigmented coatings formulations, and provide coatings with improved stain removal properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Richard A. Lundgard, Partha S. Majumdar, David L. Malotky, Jodi M. Mecca, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 9284468
    Abstract: A dispersion having from one to sixty percent by weight of total dispersion of a solids component dispersed in an organic continuous phase is useful as a coating for substrates. The solids component contains 40-95 weight-percent of a polyolefin containing only carbon and hydrogen and that has a number average molecular weight that is greater than 400 gram per mole, 5-40 weight-percent of an amine salt of a functionalized polyolefin; and 0-20 weight-percent of optional additives, wherein weight-percent is based on total weight of solids and wherein the dispersed particles have an average particle size of less than 35 micrometers and the organic phase is a dispersion support medium for the polyolefin and amine salt of a functionalized polyolefin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Houxiang Tang, Bernhard Kainz, Liang Hong, Richard A. Lundgard
  • Publication number: 20150344718
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards coating compositions comprising from 20 to 85 percent of an aqueous dispersion based on a total weight of the coating composition, a basic water composition, and a crosslinker, wherein the aqueous dispersion comprises a melt blending product of (a) a base polymer comprising a polyolefin, (b) a polymeric performance improving agent (c) a polymeric stabilizing agent, and (d) a polymeric coupling agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard A. Lundgard, Houxiang Tang, Jeffrey Wilbur, Jinghang Wu, David L. Malotky
  • Publication number: 20150337140
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes a waterborne polyolefin based coating layer that has improved features as compared to epoxy coatings. The coating composition of the present disclosure include 40 to 80 weight percent (wt. %) of a base polymer; 10 to 30 wt. % of a polymeric stabilizing agent; 5 to 15 wt. % of a polymeric coupling agent; 0 to 35 wt. % of a polymeric performance improving agent; a neutralizing agent that partially or fully neutralize the polymeric stabilizing agent; and a fluid medium, where the wt. % values are based on the total weight of the base polymer, the polymeric coupling agent, the polymeric stabilizing agent and, when present, the polymeric performance improving agent (as used herein, this total weight of the base polymer, the polymeric coup ling agent, the polymeric stabilizing agent and, when present, the polymeric performance improving agent may be referred to as the “solid content” of the coating composition).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jay D. Romick, Qing Zhang, David L. Malotky, Richard A. Lundgard, Jodi M. Mecca
  • Publication number: 20150126671
    Abstract: A dispersion having from one to sixty percent by weight of total dispersion of a solids component dispersed in an organic continuous phase is useful as a coating for substrates. The solids component contains 40-95 weight-percent of a polyolefin containing only carbon and hydrogen and that has a number average molecular weight that is greater than 400 gram per mole, 5-40 weight-percent of an amine salt of a functionalized polyolefin; and 0-20 weight-percent of optional additives, wherein weight-percent is based on total weight of solids and wherein the dispersed particles have an average particle size of less than 35 micrometers and the organic phase is a dispersion support medium for the polyolefin and amine salt of a functionalized polyolefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Houxiang Tang, Bernhard Kainz, Liang Hong, Richard A. Lundgard
  • Patent number: 8829083
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a coating composition, a process of making a coating composition, a coated article, and a method of making such articles. The coating composition according to the present invention comprises: (a) a dispersion comprising; one or more base polymers; at least one first pigment partially encapsulated by said one or more base polymers, wherein said first pigment is a metal oxide selected from the group consisting of TiO2, SiO2, ZnO, Al2O3, combinations thereof; optionally one or more stabilizing agents; and a liquid media; and (b) optionally a binder composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard A. Lundgard, Jodi M. Mecca
  • Patent number: 8779053
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards coating compositions comprising from 20 to 85 percent of an aqueous dispersion based on a total weight of the coating composition, a basic water composition, and a crosslinker, wherein the aqueous dispersion comprises a melt blending product of (a) a base polymer comprising a polyolefin, (b) a polymeric performance improving agent (c) a polymeric stabilizing agent, and (d) a polymeric coupling agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard Lundgard, Houxiang Tang, Jeffrey Wilbur, Jinghang Wu, David L. Malotky
  • Patent number: 8722787
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes a waterborne polyolefin based coating layer that has improved features as compared to epoxy coatings. The coating composition of the present disclosure include 40 to 80 weight percent (wt. %) of a base polymer; 10 to 30 wt. % of a polymeric stabilizing agent; 5 to 15 wt. % of a polymeric coupling agent; 0 to 35 wt. % of a polymeric performance improving agent; a neutralizing agent that partially or fully neutralize the polymeric stabilizing agent; and a fluid medium, where the wt. % values are based on the total weight of the base polymer, the polymeric coupling agent, the polymeric stabilizing agent and, when present, the polymeric performance improving agent (as used herein, this total weight of the base polymer, the polymeric coupling agent, the polymeric stabilizing agent and, when present, the polymeric performance improving agent may be referred to as the “solid content” of the coating composition).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jay D. Romick, Qing Zhang, David L. Malotky, Richard A. Lundgard, Jodi M. Mecca
  • Patent number: 8592013
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a coated container device, and method of making the same. The coated container device according to the instant invention comprises: (1) a metal substrate; and (2) one or more coating layers associated with the metal substrate, wherein the one or more coating layers are derived from the application of one or more aqueous dispersions to at least one surface of the metal substrate, and wherein the one or more aqueous dispersion comprise: (a) one or more a base polymers; (b) one or more a stabilizing agents; and (c) optionally one or more neutralizing agents, and (d) water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: Bernhard Kainz, Jodi M. Mecca, Richard A. Lundgard, David L. Malotky, Charles F. Diehl, Ray E. Drumright
  • Patent number: 8349531
    Abstract: Compounds and methods of forming compounds useful as a toner or toner precursor are disclosed. The compounds may include an aqueous dispersion, the dispersion including: (A) at least one thermoplastic resin; and (B) 0 to 5 weight percent of a stabilizing agent, based on the total weight of (A) and (B). The dispersion may have an average volume diameter particle size from about 0.05 to about 10 microns. A combined amount of the thermoplastic resin and the stabilizing agent may have an acid number of less than 25 mg KOH/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Timothy J. Young, Richard A. Lundgard, Michael J. Johnson, Qichun Wan, Matthew J. Kalinowski, Mechelle A. Churchfield, Gary M. Strandburg
  • Publication number: 20120125801
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a coated container device, and method of making the same. The coated container device according to the instant invention comprises: (1) a metal substrate; and (2) one or more coating layers associated with the metal substrate, wherein the one or more coating layers are derived from the application of one or more aqueous dispersions to at least one surface of the metal substrate, and wherein the one or more aqueous dispersion comprise: (a) one or more a base polymers; (b) one or more a stabilizing agents; and (c) optionally one or more neutralizing agents, and (d) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2010
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicant: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Bernhard Kainz, Jodi M. Mecca, Richard A. Lundgard, David L. Malotky, Charles F. Diehl, Ray E. Drumright
  • Publication number: 20120118785
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a coated container device, and method of making the same. The coated container device according to the instant invention comprises: (1) a metal substrate; and (2) one or more crosslinked coating layers associated with the metal substrate, wherein the one or more crosslinked coating layers are derived from the application of one or more aqueous dispersions to at least one surface of the metal substrate, and wherein the one or more aqueous dispersion comprise: (a) one or more a base polymer; (b) one or more a stabilizing agent; (c) optionally one or more neutralizing agents, (d) one or more crosslinking agents; and (e) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2010
    Publication date: May 17, 2012
    Applicant: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Bernhard Kainz, Richard A. Lundgard, David L. Malotky, Jodi M. Mecca, Charles F. Diehl, Ray E. Drumright