Patents by Inventor Ronald A. Sasse

Ronald A. Sasse 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: 4968394
    Abstract: A process for reducing excess nitric acid in an aqueous hydroxylamine nitrate solution. The process is conducted by reacting the aqueous hydroxylamine nitrate solution with a basic neutralizing agent such as nitric oxide, hydroxylamine vapor or a mixture thereof or by contacting the aqueous hydroxylamine nitrate solution with an anion exchange resin having a pKa in the range of from about 5 to about 9. The aqueous hydroxylamine nitrate solution may be produced by the electrolysis of nitric acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 1989
    Date of Patent: November 6, 1990
    Assignee: Olin Corporation
    Inventors: Ronald L. Dotson, Debra Y. Hernandez, Ronald A. Sasse
  • Patent number: H72
    Abstract: The instant invention relates to a black powder type pyrotechnic composit comprising potassium nitrate, sulfur and an organic crystalline compound as a fuel in place of the charcoal conventionally employed. The organic compound contains at least one hydroxyl group or carboxyl group, including salts thereof, attached to an aromatic, e.g. benzene ring, and contains 75 (.+-.20) percent carbon, 25 (.+-.20) percent oxygen, 5 (.+-.5) percent hydrogen and up to 20 percent of other elements, on a weight percent basis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1984
    Date of Patent: June 3, 1986
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Sean Wise, Ronald A. Sasse