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: 5399273
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an oil-soluble lubricating oil additive comprising at least one adduct of (A) a polyolefin of 700 to 5,000 number average molecular weight substituted nitrogen- or ester-containing ashless dispersant and (B) a bis-keto/thioketo compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 21, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5395539
    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: March 15, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 7, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: John E. Chandler, Antonio Gutierrez, Jack Ryer, Yasuhiko Yoneto, Richardo A. Bloch, Raymond F. Watts, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5389271
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel sulfonated ethylene/alpha olefin copolymer compositions obtained by sulfonating ethylene/alpha olefin copolymer having number average molecular weights in the range of about 800 to about 50,000, and which have a high degree of terminal unsaturation. Preferably, at least 30% of the terminal unsaturation is vinylidene terminal unsaturation. Also, the alpha olefin preferably has 3 to about 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 1993
    Date of Patent: February 14, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Research & Engineering Co.
    Inventors: Robert D. Lundberg, Robert R. Phillips
  • Patent number: 5385687
    Abstract: An oil soluble dispersant additive useful 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 polyanhydride, and(b) at least one member selected from the group consisting of polyamines, polyols, and amino alcohols; and(ii) at least one member selected from the group consisting of(a) at least one long chain hydrocarbyl substituted C.sub.4 -C.sub.10 dicarboxylic acid producing material;(b) at least one long chain hydrocarbyl substituted hydroxy aromatic material and at least one aldehyde; or(c) at least one aldehyde and at least one 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 disclosed are oleaginous compositions, particularly lubricating oil compositions, containing these oil soluble dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 1993
    Date of Patent: January 31, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez
  • Patent number: 5385684
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to branched amidoamine additives useful in oleaginous compositions formed by (a) reacting a first nitrogen-containing compound (e.g., ammonia or an organic amine) with an alpha, betaunsaturated compound of the formula: ##STR1## wherein W.sup.1 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, to form a first adduct containing unreacted --C(W.sup.1)--Y groups; (b) reacting the first adduct with a polyamine (e.g., a polyalkylene polyamine) to form a second adduct containing unreacted --NH-- group (preferably primary amine groups) and comprising a branched amido-amine oligomer; and (c) reacting the second adduct with mixtures of an aldehyde and a long chain hydrocarbyl substituted hydroxy aromatic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 1993
    Date of Patent: January 31, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents, Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5382632
    Abstract: The novel polymers of the present invention are prepared by graft polymerization of at least one aromatic nitrogen-containing monomer onto an amino-substituted polymer (e.g., an ethylene alpha-olefin interpolymer substituted by primary amino or secondary amino groups). Preferred aromatic nitrogen-containing moieties are illustrated by aniline, and preferred amino-substituted interpolymers comprise amino-substituted ethylene propylene norbornene terpolymers. The polymers of this invention are oil soluble and are useful as dispersant and antioxidant additives in oleaginous compositions and are further useful in electrical, textile and other applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 1993
    Date of Patent: January 17, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Abhimanyu O. Patil, Sudhin Datta, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5382698
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to oil-soluble lubricating oil additives comprising borated 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 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. The borated Mannich Base condensates of this invention are useful as dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 17, 1995
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Won R. Song, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert A. Kleist
  • Patent number: 5376728
    Abstract: The novel polymers of the present invention are prepared by graft polymerization of at least one aromatic nitrogen-containing monomer onto a low T.sub.g amino-substituted polymer (e.g., an ethylene alpha-olefin interpolymer substituted by primary amino or secondary amino groups). Preferred aromatic nitrogen-containing moieties are illustrated by aniline, and preferred low T.sub.g amino-substituted interpolymers comprise amino-substituted ethylene propylene norbornene elastomeric terpolymers. The polymers of this invention are useful in electrical, textile and other applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Abhimanyu O. Patil, Sudhin Datta, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5376152
    Abstract: The novel polymers of the present invention are prepared by reacting a heterocyclic nitrogen compound containing at least one --N(H)-- group in the ring, an aldehyde N-containing polymer adduct (e.g., an ashless nitrogen-containing dispersant or polyolefin-substituted amine) to form an oil soluble Mannich base derivative useful as dispersant, antiwear and antioxidant additive in oleaginous compositions such as lubricating oils and fuels. Preferred heterocyclic nitrogen compounds are azoles such as benzotriazoles and alkyl-substituted benzotriazoles. The polyolefin-substituted amine can comprises the reaction product of a polyamine and halogenated long chain hydrocarbons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Abhimanyu O. Patil, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5376153
    Abstract: The novel polymers of the present invention are prepared by reacting a heterocyclic nitrogen compound containing at least one --N(H)-- 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 additive in oleaginous compositions such as lubricating oils and fuels. Preferred heterocyclic nitrogen compound are azoles such as benzotriazoles and alkyl-substituted benzotriazoles. Preferred amino-substituted interpolymers comprise amino-substituted ethylene propylene norbornene terpolymers. The polymers of this invention are oil soluble and are useful as dispersants, viscosity index improver dispersants, and as antiwear and antioxidant additives in oleaginous compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Abhimanyu O. Patil, Sudhin Datta, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5370810
    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: January 5, 1993
    Date of Patent: December 6, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5366647
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an oil-soluble oleaginous composition additive comprising at least one terminally unsaturated ethylene alpha-olefin polymer of from above 20,000 to about 500,000 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 oleaginous compositions such as 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 oleaginous composition additives, e.g., as multifunctional viscosity index improvers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 22, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg, Won R. Song
  • Patent number: 5350532
    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: October 5, 1993
    Date of Patent: September 27, 1994
    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: 5345002
    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 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. The Mannich Base condensates of this invention are useful as dispersants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 1992
    Date of Patent: September 6, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Won R. Song, Robert D. Lundberg, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert A. Kleist
  • Patent number: 5340487
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an oil-soluble lubricating oil additive comprising at least one adduct of (A) a polyolefin of 700 to 5,000 number average molecular weight substituted with carboxylic acid producing moieties (preferably acid or anhydride moieties), and (B) a monoepoxy thiol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 23, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5336745
    Abstract: A method is provided for the direct synthesis of novel polymeric materials functionalized with desirable nitrogen-containing functional groups such as terminal azido, cyano, carbonylamino or thiocarbonylamino groups. Polymerization and functionalization occur in a substantially simultaneous manner. All necessary reactants for the functionalization are present when polymerization is initiated. The nitrogen-containing functional group is provided as a part of a molecule having a release moiety which is preferably resonance stabilized or of tertiary alkyl type and which acts to aid the nitrogen-containing species in functioning as a leaving group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 1991
    Date of Patent: August 9, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Herve M. Cheradame, Robert D. Lundberg, Frank J. Chen, Jean de la Crois Habimana
  • Patent number: 5328622
    Abstract: An oil soluble dispersant comprising the reaction products of:(1) at least one of (i) oil soluble salts, amides, imides, oxazolines, esters, or mixtures thereof of long chain hydrocarbyl substituted mono- and dicarboxylic acids or their anhydrides or esters, (ii) long chain hydrocarbon having a polyamine attached directly thereto, and (iii) long chain hydrocarbyl-substituted Mannich condensation products containing at least one reactive group selected from reactive amino groups and reactive hydroxyl groups; and(2) at least one monoepoxide monounsaturated linking reactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 1993
    Date of Patent: July 12, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5308364
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to fuel compositions containing branched amido-amine additives formed by (a) reacting a first nitrogen-containing compound (e.g., ammonia or an organic amine) with an alpha, beta-unsaturated compound of the formula: ##STR1## wherein W.sup.1 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, to form a first adduct containing unreacted --C(W.sup.1)--Y groups; (b) reacting the first adduct with a polyamine (e.g., a polyalkylene polyamine) to form a second adduct containing unreacted --NH-- group (preferably primary amine groups) and comprising a branched amido-amine oligomer; and (c) reacting the second adduct with a long chain hydrocarbyl substituted mono- or dicarboxylic acid material comprising a polyolefin of 300 to 10,000 number average molecular weight substituted with at least 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 1993
    Date of Patent: May 3, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5306313
    Abstract: A composition of matter useful as an oleaginous composition dispersant additive comprising the reaction product of:(1) at least one nitrogen or ester containing adduct selected from the group consisting of (i) oil soluble salts, amides, imides, oxazolines, esters, or mixtures thereof of long chain hydrocarbyl substituted mono and dicarboxylic acids or their anhydrides, (ii) long chain hydrocarbyl having a polyamine attached directly thereto, and (iii) Mannich condensation product formed by condensing long chain hydrocarbyl substituted hydroxy aromatic compound with an aldehyde and polyamine, said adduct containing at least one reactive group selected from reactive amino groups and reactive hydroxyl groups; and(2) at least one polyanhydride.Also disclosed are oleaginous compositions, particularly lubricating oil compositions, containing said reaction product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 26, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Emert, Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg
  • Patent number: 5296560
    Abstract: According to the present invention, improved dispersants are provided which comprise adducts of (A) polymer-substituted mono- and dicarboxylic acid or anhydrides and (B) bis(para-amino cyclohexyl) methane oligomers, wherein the reactants are contacted in a reaction zone in the substantial absence of polar organic solvents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 22, 1994
    Assignee: Exxon Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Antonio Gutierrez, Robert D. Lundberg, Robert A. Kleist