Patents by Inventor Robert D. Lundberg

Robert D. Lundberg 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: 6355074
    Abstract: Hydrocarbyl substituted C4 to C10 monounsaturated dicarboxylic acid, anhydrides or esters, e.g. polyisobutenyl succinic anhydride, preferably made by reacting polymer of C2 to C10 monoolefin, preferably polyisobutylene, having a molecular weight of about 1500 to 5,000, preferably with a C4 to C10 monounsaturated acid, anhydride or ester, preferably maleic anhydride, such that there are 1.05 to 1.25 dicarboxylic acid producing moieties per molecule of said olefin polymer used in the reaction mixture. The resulting materials are useful per se as oil additives, or may be further reacted with amines, alcohols, amino alcohols, boric acid, etc. to form dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2002
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents INC
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Robert D. Lundberg, Malcolm Waddoups
  • Patent number: 6127321
    Abstract: Hydrocarbyl substituted C.sub.4 to C.sub.10 monounsaturated dicarboxylic acid, anhydrides or esters, e.g. polyisobutenyl succinic anhydride, preferably made by reacting polymer of C.sub.2 to C.sub.10 monoolefin, preferably polyisobutylene, having a molecular weight of about 1500 to 5,000, preferably with a C.sub.4 to C.sub.10 monounsaturated acid, anhydride or ester, preferably maleic anhydride, such that there are 1.05 to 1.25 dicarboxylic acid producing moieties per molecule of said olefin polymer used in the reaction mixture. The resulting materials are useful per se as oil additives, or may be further reacted with amines, alcohols, amino alcohols, boric acid, etc. to form dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 1991
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2000
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Robert D. Lundberg, Malcolm Waddoups
  • Patent number: 6100224
    Abstract: A copolymer comprising units of an unsaturated dicarboxylic monomer and an ethylene .alpha.-olefin macromer is disclosed. The macromer is an unsaturated ethylene .alpha.-olefin polymer comprising units of from ethylene and at least one .alpha.-olefin represented by the formula CH.sub.2 .dbd.CHR.sup.a, wherein R.sup.a is a C.sub.1 to C.sub.18 linear alkyl group or a C.sub.3 to C.sub.18 branched alkyl group; the ethylene .alpha.-olefin polymer has a number average molecular weight of from about 500 to about 100,000; and at least about 30% of the unsaturation in the ethylene .alpha.-olefin polymer is terminal vinylidene. The copolymer has a carbon-carbon backbone and contains succinic groups and hydrocarbyl groups. The copolymer can be derivatized by reaction with nucleophilic reactants including monoamines, polyamines, monoalcohols, polyols, amino alcohols, reactant metal compounds and mixtures thereof. The derivatized copolymers can be post-treated (e.g., borated) with one or more post-treating agents (e.g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2000
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc
    Inventors: Dennis G. Peiffer, Kenneth Lewtas, Robert D. Lundberg, Pamela J. Wright, Antonio G. Lazarus, Jacob Emert
  • Patent number: 6051537
    Abstract: Novel dispersant mixtures are provided, having improved lubricating oil performance characteristics, comprising nitrogen or ester containing dispersants selected from the group consisting of oil soluble salts, amides, imides, oxazoline and esters or mixtures thereof, wherein a first dispersant comprises a long chain hydrocarbon substituted mono- and dicarboxylic acid or their anhydrides derived from polymers of C.sub.2 to C.sub.10 monoolefins wherein the polymer has a number average molecular weight of at least about 1300 and wherein the second dispersant component is derived from such polymers having a number average molecular weight of from about 700 to 1150. The relatively high molecular weight dispersant is provided with from about 1.05 to 1.25 moles per mole of polyolefin of an alpha or beta unsaturated C.sub.4 to C.sub.10 dicarboxylic acid or anhydride or ester thereof. The relatively lower molecular weight dispersant is provided with from about 1.2 to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2000
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Malcolm Waddoups, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5792730
    Abstract: A succinimide dispersant, which is the reaction product of hydrocarbons or polymers functionalized by halogenation (e.g. chlorination), thermal "ene" reaction or free radical grafting and derivatized with a heavy polyamine. A heavy polyamine is a mixture of polyalkylenepolyamines comprising small amounts of lower polyamine oligomers such as tetraethylene pentamine and pentahexamine but primarily oligomers with 7 or more nitrogens, 2 or more primary amines per molecule, and more extensive branching than conventional polyamine mixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 11, 1998
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents, Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Gutierrez, Jacob I. Emert, Robert D. Lundberg, Eric Bannister
  • Patent number: 5759967
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an oil-soluble lubricating oil additive comprising at least one terminally unsaturated ethylene/alpha-olefin/diene interpolymer of 300 to 20,000 number average molecular weight substituted with mono- or dicarboxylic acid producing moieties (preferably dicarboxylic acid or anhydride moieties), wherein the terminal unsaturation comprises terminal ethenylidene unsaturation. The mono- and dicarboxylic acid or anhydride substituted interpolymers of this invention are useful per se as additives to lubricating oils, and can also be reacted with a nucleophilic reagent, such s amines, alcohols, amino alcohols and reactive metal compounds, to form products which are also useful lubricating oil additives, e.g., as dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 2, 1998
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc
    Inventors: Won R. Song, Albert Rossi, Howard W. Turner, Howard C. Welborn, deceased, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert A. Kleist
  • Patent number: 5723550
    Abstract: EPDM elastomer is sulfonated and neutralized by a bulk process involving mechanical mixing at low temperatures in the sulfonating and neutralizing steps. The EPDM is discharged from the mixing process as finely divided particles having a low bulk density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 3, 1998
    Assignee: Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals, L.P.
    Inventors: Cruise K. Jones, David B. Acker, Dennis A. Williams, Robert D. Lundberg, Vijay Swarup
  • Patent number: 5681799
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an oil-soluble lubricating oil additive comprising at least one terminally unsaturated ethylene/alpha-olefin/diene interpolymer of 300 to 20,000 number average molecular weight substituted with mono- or dicarboxylic acid producing moieties (preferably dicarboxylic acid or anhydride moieties), wherein the terminal unsaturation comprises terminal ethenylidene unsaturation. The mono- and dicarboxylic acid or anhydride substituted interpolymers of this invention are useful per se as additives to lubricating oils, and can also be reacted with a nucleophilic reagent, such as amines, alcohols, amino alcohols and reactive metal compounds, to form products which are also useful lubricating oil additives, e.g., as dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 28, 1997
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Won R. Song, Albert Rossi, Howard W. Turner, Howard C. Welborn, deceased, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert A. Kleist
  • Patent number: 5633326
    Abstract: Novel polymers comprising polyolefin-substituted amines grafted with aromatic N-containing monomers such as aniline, have been found to provide oil soluble polymers having dispersant and antioxidant properties in oleaginous compositions, including fuel and lubricating oils. The polymers of this invention are further useful in electrical applications. These materials are formed by a process which comprises: (a) contacting an amine compound having at least two reactive nitrogen moieties with at least one long chain hydrocarbon-substituted reactant in an amount and under conditions sufficient to form a N-containing polymer adduct containing reactive amine groups, and (b) contacting the N-containing polymer adduct with at least one aromatic N-containing monomer under polymerization conditions to graft said N-containing polymer adduct with aromatic N-containing polymer segments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 27, 1997
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Abhimanyu O. Patil, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez
  • Patent number: 5578237
    Abstract: Gel-free dispersant additives for lubricating and fuel oil compositions comprise at least one adduct of (A) .alpha.-olefin homopolymer or interpolymer of 700 to 10,000 number average molecular weight, free radically grafted with an average of from about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 1994
    Date of Patent: November 26, 1996
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Robert D. Lundberg, David J. Lohse
  • Patent number: 5567344
    Abstract: Gel-free dispersant additives for lubricating and fuel oil compositions comprise at least one adduct of (A) .alpha.-olefin homopolymer or interpolymer of 700 to 10,000 number average molecular weight, free radically grafted with an average of from about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 1994
    Date of Patent: October 22, 1996
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Robert D. Lundberg, David J. Lohse
  • Patent number: 5514291
    Abstract: The novel polymers of the present invention are prepared by reacting a hydroxy aromatic compound containing at least one --OH group in the ring, an aldehyde and amino-substituted polymer (e.g., an ethylene alpha-olefin interpolymer substituted by primary amino or secondary amino groups) to form an oil soluble Mannich base derivative useful as antioxidant dispersant viscosity modifier additive in oleaginous compositions such as lubricating oils and fuels. Preferred aromatic compounds are phenols such as 2,6-di-t-butylphenol or 2,6-dimethylphenol. Preferred amino-substituted interpolymers comprise amino-substituted ethylene propylene norbornene terpolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 1994
    Date of Patent: May 7, 1996
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Abhimanyu O. Patil, Robert D. Lundberg, Sudhin Datta
  • Patent number: 5484543
    Abstract: Friction modifier additives useful in power transmission compositions, particularly automatic transmission fluids, is disclosed. The additive comprises Component-1 alone formed by condensing a polyamine, such as tetraethylene pentamine, with an aliphatic mono acid, such as isostearic acid, or a mixture, and/or salt, of Component-1 and a Component-2 wherein Component-2 is an acid ester formed by reacting a heterodialkanol such as thiobisethanol and a hydrocarbyl substituted dicarboxylic acid or anhydride, such as octadecenyl succinic anhydride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 16, 1996
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: John E. Chandler, Antonio Gutierrez, Jack Ryer, Yasuhiko Yoneto, Ricardo A. Bloch, Raymond F. Watts, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5482519
    Abstract: A material useful as a dispersant additive in oleaginous compositions selected from fuels and lubricating oils comprising the reaction products of:(i) at least one intermediate adduct comprised of the reaction products of(a) at least one polyepoxide, and(b) at least one member selected from the group consisting of polyamines, polyols, and amino alcohols; and(ii) at least one of (a) hydrocarbyl substituted C.sub.3 -C.sub.10 monocarboxylic or C.sub.4 -C.sub.10 dicarboxylic acid producing material; (b) an aldehyde and a hydrocarbyl substituted hydroxy aromatic compound; or (c) an aldehyde and the reaction product of a hydrocarbyl substituted C.sub.3 -C.sub.10 monocarboxylic or C.sub.4 -C.sub.10 dicarboxylic acid or anhydride and an amine substituted hydroxy aromatic compound.Also included is a process for preparing said material and an oleaginous composition containing said material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 9, 1996
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5476521
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a fuel additive comprising at least one adduct of (A) a polyolefin of 300 to 10,000 number average molecular weight substituted with at least 0.3 (e.g., from about 1 to 4) mono- or dicarboxylic acid producing moieties (preferably acid or anhydride moieties) per polyolefin molecule, (B) an amido-amine or thioamido-amine characterized by being a reaction product of at least a polyamine and an alpha, beta-unsaturated compound of the formula: ##STR1## wherein X is sulfur or oxygen, Y is --OR.sup.4, --SR.sup.4, or --NR.sup.4 (R.sup.5), and R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3, R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 are the same or different and are hydrogen or substituted or unsubstituted hydrocarbyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 19, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5439604
    Abstract: This invention is to compositions containing metal salts, preferably copper or zinc salts, of polyalkenyl substituted monounsaturated mono- or dicarboxylic acids which may be used as a compatibilizing material for mixtures of high molecular weight dispersants, high total base number detergents, and various antiwear or antioxidant materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 8, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Malcolm Waddoups, Jacob Emert, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5435926
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an oil-soluble fuel and lubricating oil additive comprising at least one terminally unsaturated ethylene alpha-olefin polymer of 300 to 20,000 number average molecular weight substituted with mono- or dicarboxylic acid producing moieties (preferably dicarboxylic acid or anhydride moieties), wherein the terminal unsaturation comprises terminal ethenylidene unsaturation. The mono- and dicarboxylic acid or anhydride substituted polymers of this invention are useful per se as additives to lubricating oils, and can also be reacted with a nucleophilic reagent, such as amines, alcohols, amino alcohols and reactive metal compounds, to form products which are also useful fuel and lubricating oil additives, e.g., as dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 25, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Gutierrez, Robert A. Kleist, Won R. Song, Albert Rossi, Howard W. Turner, Howard C. Welborn, deceased, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5433874
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to oil-soluble lubricating oil additives comprising Mannich Base condensates of an alkyl substituted hydroxy aromatic compound with formaldehyde and an amine, wherein the alkyl-moiety of the aromatic compounds is derived from a mixture comprising at least one ethylene alpha-olefin copolymer of 300 to 20,000 number average molecular weight, wherein at least about 30% of the polymer's chains contain terminal ethenylidene unsaturation and (ii) at least one polyalkene derived from at least one C.sub.2 to C.sub.20 alkene, the polyalkene having a number average molecular weight of at least about 900. The Mannich Base condensates of this invention are useful as dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 18, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Won R. Song, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert A. Kleist
  • Patent number: 5433757
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an oil-soluble fuel and lubricating oil additive comprising at least one terminally unsaturated ethylene alpha-olefin polymer of 300 to 20,000 number average molecular weight substituted with mono- or dicarboxylic acid producing moieties (preferably dicarboxylic acid or anhydride moieties), wherein the terminal unsaturation comprises terminal ethenylidene unsaturation. The mono- and dicarboxylic acid or anhydride substituted polymers of this invention are useful per se as additives to lubricating oils, and can also be reacted with a nucleophilic reagent, such as amines, alcohols, amino alcohols and reactive metal compounds, to form products which are also useful fuel and lubricating oil additives, e.g., as dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 18, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Won R. Song, Albert Rossi, Howard W. Turner, Howard C. Welborn, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert A. Kleist
  • Patent number: 5407591
    Abstract: An oil soluble dispersant comprising the reaction products of:(1) oil soluble salts, amides, imides, oxazolines, esters, or mixtures thereof of long chain hydrocarbyl substituted mono- and dicarboxlic acids or their anhydrides, (ii) long chain hydrocarbon having a polyamine attached directly thereto, and (iii) Mannich condensation product formed by condensing a long chain hydrocarbyl substituted hydroxy aromatic compound with an aldehyde and a polyalkylene polyamine, said adduct containing at least one reactive group selected from reactive amino groups and reactive hydroxyl groups; and(2) at least one polyepoxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 1991
    Date of Patent: April 18, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Robert D. Lundberg