Patents by Inventor Theodore Hodel

Theodore Hodel 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: 4194018
    Abstract: An aqueous soya suspension is prepared by grinding soya beans in the presence of water at a temperature of from 90.degree. to 100.degree. C. to form a dispersion of particles of which the majority have dimensions of the order of 100 to 500.mu.; heating the dispersion by the injection of steam to a temperature of from 120.degree. to 160.degree. C. thereby destroying the antitrypsin factor; and grinding the dispersion to form a suspension containing corpuscules of protein and fat with dimensions of the order of 2 to 10.mu. and cell wall debris of which the largest dimension does not exceed substantially 40 to 300.mu.. The soya suspension may be consumed as such or used as a starting material for the production of foods such as cheese or used as a base for the production of beverages such as a cows' milk substitute.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1977
    Date of Patent: March 18, 1980
    Assignee: Societe d'Assistance Technique pour Produits Nestle S.A.
    Inventors: Theodore Hodel, Marcel Buhler, Josef Rehacek
  • Patent number: 4125527
    Abstract: A process for isolating a protein fraction from an aqueous solution or suspension containing the said fraction in admixture with other substances, which comprises subjecting the aqueous solution or suspension to ultrafiltration to obtain a retentate, diluting the retentate, subjecting the diluted retentate to at least one further ultrafiltration treatment and recovering a retentate containing the protein fraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1975
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1978
    Assignee: Societe d'Assistance Technique S.A. pour Produits Nestle
    Inventors: Marcel Buhler, Hans-Ueli Bohren, Theodore Hodel, Valentin Wenner
  • Patent number: 4018752
    Abstract: A process for isolating a protein fraction from an aqueous solution or suspension containing the said fraction in admixture with other substances, which comprises subjecting the aqueous solution or suspension to ultrafiltration to obtain a retentate, diluting the retentate, subjecting the diluted retentate to at least one further ultrafiltration treatment and recovering a retentate containing the protein fraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 1974
    Date of Patent: April 19, 1977
    Assignee: Societe d'Assistance Technique pour Produits Nestle S.A.
    Inventors: Marcel Buhler, Hans-Ueli Bohren, Theodore Hodel