Patents by Inventor Yves Vanderveken

Yves Vanderveken 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: 20130237640
    Abstract: A process for preparing a seed latex of an epoxy-containing polymer by radical polymerization in aqueous emulsion of at least one epoxy-containing monomer and optionally at least one comonomer is disclosed. Also disclosed are a process for preparing a vinylidene chloride polymer latex either by radical polymerization in aqueous emulsion of vinylidene chloride and optionally at least one comonomer in the presence of the epoxy-containing polymer seed latex obtained by the process according to the invention; or by mixing the epoxy-containing polymer seed latex with a vinylidene chloride polymer latex obtained separately by radical polymerization in aqueous emulsion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2011
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Inventors: Pierre-Emmanuel Dufils, Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes, Jerome Garnier, Yves Vanderveken, Jerome Vinas
  • Patent number: 8507576
    Abstract: Vinylidene chloride copolymer composition characterized in that it comprises: (A) at least one vinylidene chloride copolymer which is a copolymer composed of vinylidene chloride in an amount of at least 50 wt % and of at least one comonomer at least one of which is chosen from (meth)acrylic monomers corresponding to the general formula: CH2?CR1R2, in which R1 is chosen from hydrogen and the methyl radical and R2 is the —CO—R3 radical in which R3 is the —O—R4 radical with R4 chosen from the linear or branched alkyl radicals containing from 1 to 18 carbon atoms optionally bearing one or more —OH radicals, the epoxyalkyl radicals containing from 2 to 10 carbon atoms and the alkoxyalkyl radicals containing a total of 2 to 10 carbon atoms; (B) from 0.5 to 4 parts by weight, per 100 parts by weight of (A), of epoxidized soybean oil; (C) from 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Solvay S.A.
    Inventors: Yves Vanderveken, Pascal Dewael, Giovanni Fontana
  • Publication number: 20120328806
    Abstract: A compostion comprising: at least one copolymer (A) of vinylidene chloride and of at least one comonomer copolymerizable therewith selected from butyl acrylates; and from 1 to 20% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of at least one polymeric plasticizer (B) selected from polyesters derived from a polycondensation reaction of at least one aliphatic polycarboxylic acid and at least one polyhydroxylated aliphatic alcohol. The composition is suitable for the preparation of mono- or multi-layer films for the packaging of food products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: SOLVAY SA
    Inventors: Pascal Dewael, Agnes Chapotot, Yves Vanderveken
  • Patent number: 8324298
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition of at least one vinylidene chloride polymer, a process for preparing such a composition, a process for preparing articles, in particular films, which includes the use of such a composition and also the film comprising such a composition and the packaging or bag formed from this film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: Solvay (Societe Anonyme)
    Inventors: Pascal Dewael, Christophe Fringant, Yves Vanderveken
  • Publication number: 20110060071
    Abstract: Vinylidene chloride copolymer composition characterized in that it comprises: (A) at least one vinylidene chloride copolymer which is a copolymer composed of vinylidene chloride in an amount of at least 50 wt % and of at least one comonomer at least one of which is chosen from (meth)acrylic monomers corresponding to the general formula: CH2?CR1R2, in which R1 is chosen from hydrogen and the methyl radical and R2 is the —CO—R3 radical in which R3 is the —O—R4 radical with R4 chosen from the linear or branched alkyl radicals containing from 1 to 18 carbon atoms optionally bearing one or more —OH radicals, the epoxyalkyl radicals containing from 2 to 10 carbon atoms and the alkoxyalkyl radicals containing a total of 2 to 10 carbon atoms; (B) from 0.5 to 4 parts by weight, per 100 parts by weight of (A), of epoxidized soybean oil; (C) from 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2008
    Publication date: March 10, 2011
    Applicant: SOLVAY (SOCIETE ANONYME)
    Inventors: Yves Vanderveken, Pascal Dewael, Giovanni Fontana
  • Publication number: 20100135601
    Abstract: Vinylidene chloride polymer composition characterized in that it comprises: (A) at least one vinylidene chloride polymer; (B) from 1 to 50% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of at least one ?-caprolactone polymer, of which at least one is characterized by a molecular weight less than or equal to 10 000 g/mol; and (C) from 0.1 to 7% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of epoxidized soybean oil. Process for preparing said composition; process for preparing articles, in particular films, which includes the use of said composition. Single-layer or multilayer film comprising said composition and packaging or bag formed from this film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Publication date: June 3, 2010
    Applicant: SOLVAY (SOCIETE ANONYME)
    Inventors: Pascal Dewael, Christophe Fringant, Yves Vanderveken
  • Publication number: 20090292071
    Abstract: Process of controlled free-radical polymerization in aqueous dispersion for the preparation of a block copolymer at least one block of which is a block of a halogenated polymer using molecular iodine and at least one oxidant whose solubility in water is at least 10 g/l for the synthesis of the first block of the block copolymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2007
    Publication date: November 26, 2009
    Applicant: SOLVAY (Societe Anonyme)
    Inventors: Christophe Fringant, Yves Vanderveken, Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes, Jeff Tonnar
  • Publication number: 20090202760
    Abstract: Process for preparing a composition of a vinylidene chloride polymer and at least one ?-caprolactone polymer according to which: a) during the preparation of the vinylidene chloride polymer by polymerization of the vinylidene chloride and at least one comonomer that is copolymerizable with it, at least one ?-caprolactone polymer, preformed in a medium other than that of the vinylidene chloride polymerization, is added; and b) optionally, in addition, at least one ?-caprolactone polymer is added to the vinylidene chloride polymer isolated at the end of step a). Process for preparing articles, in particular films, which includes the use of a composition prepared by the aforementioned process. Single-layer or multilayer film comprising said composition and packaging or bag formed from this film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Applicant: SOLVAY (SOCIETE ANONYME)
    Inventors: Christophe Fringant, Pascal Dewael, Yves Vanderveken
  • Publication number: 20090203827
    Abstract: Process for preparing a seed latex of a methyl methacrylate polymer (PMMA) by radical polymerization in aqueous emulsion of methyl methacrylate and optionally at least one comonomer. Process for preparing a chlorinated vinyl polymer latex by radical polymerization in aqueous emulsion of at least one chlorinated vinyl monomer, according to which the polymerization takes place in the presence of at most 3% by weight, expressed relative to the total weight of the monomers, of the PMMA seed latex.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2007
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Applicant: SOLVAY (SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME)
    Inventors: Peter Claassen, Roland Offner, Benoit Faye, Yves Vanderveken
  • Publication number: 20090054583
    Abstract: The aqueous dispersion, characterized in that it comprises 1) at least one vinylidene chloride polymer (P1) and 2) at least one random, alternating or gradient copolymer (C1) comprising a) at least one monomer unit (m1) carrying at least one phosphonate group —PO(OH)(OR1) with R1 being a hydrogen atom or an alkyl radical comprising from 1 to 11 carbon atoms, and b) monomer units (m2) which represent at least 50% by weight of the copolymer (C1), derived from at least one monomer (M2) chosen from styrene, maleic anhydride, itaconic acid and the (meth)acrylic monomers corresponding to the general formula: CH2=CR2R3 in which R2 is chosen from hydrogen and the methyl radical and R3 is chosen from the —CN radical and the —CO—R4 radical in which R4 is chosen from the —OH radical, the —O—R5 radicals with R5 chosen from the linear or branched alkyl radicals comprising from 1 to 18 carbon atoms which optionally carry one or more —OH radicals, the epoxyalkyl radicals comprising from 2 to 10 carbon atoms a
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2006
    Publication date: February 26, 2009
    Applicant: Solvay SA
    Inventors: Christophe Fringant, Yves Vanderveken, Cedric Loubat, Gilles Boutevin
  • Publication number: 20070142527
    Abstract: Composition containing (a) a synthetic resin and (b) a filler, the filler containing (b1) at least one inorganic substance having a specific surface area higher than or equal to 15 m2/g and (b2) at least one surface-active agent and/or one coating agent. Method for producing the composition. Use of the composition for the production of films, and films obtained starting with this composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2004
    Publication date: June 21, 2007
    Applicant: SOLVAY (SOCIETE ANONYME)
    Inventors: Roberto Rosa, Yves Vanderveken, Karine Cavalier, Didier Sy, Christophe Fringant, Josselin Bobet
  • Patent number: 7026384
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of an aqueous dispersion of halogenated vinyl polymers by polymerization, according to which, after polymerization, a basic agent is added in an amount such that the pH of the aqueous dispersion is less than approximately 5. The invention also relates to the aqueous dispersion obtained, which can be coated onto polymeric substrates made of paper or of regenerated cellulose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2006
    Assignee: SOLVAY (Société Anonyme)
    Inventors: Yves Vanderveken, Bernard Guenaire, Xavier Bacque
  • Publication number: 20040167267
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of an aqueous dispersion of halogenated vinyl polymers by polymerization, according to which, after polymerization, a basic agent is added in an amount such that the pH of the aqueous dispersion is less than approximately 5. The invention also relates to the aqueous dispersion obtained, which can be coated onto polymeric substrates made of paper or of regenerated cellulose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2004
    Publication date: August 26, 2004
    Applicant: SOLVAY (SOCIETE ANONYME)
    Inventors: Yves Vanderveken, Bernard Guenaire, Xavier Bacque
  • Patent number: 6770372
    Abstract: Polymer compositions based on vinylidene fluoride resins which are particularly suitable for the manufacture of pipes for conveying hot hydrocarbons under pressure, comprising by weight; (A) from 60 to 80% of at least one PVDF homopolymer; (B) from 20 to 40% of at least one thermoplastic copolymer of vinylidene fluoride (VF2) and of at least one other fluoromonomer (for example hexafluoropropylene, chlorotrifluoroethylene or trifluoroethylene), containing approximately from 5 to 25% of this other monomer; and (C) a plasticizer, in proportions of 5 to 20% [relative to the total weight of the polymers (A) and (B)], preferably dibutyl sebacate or a polyester of molecular mass of between 1500 and 5000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2004
    Assignee: Solvay (Société Anonyme)
    Inventors: Pierre Lasson, Yves-Julien Lambert, Yves Vanderveken, Nestor Maquet
  • Patent number: 6730726
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of an aqueous dispersion of halogenated vinyl polymers by polymerization, according to which, after polymerization, a basic agent is added in an amount such that the pH of the aqueous dispersion is less than approximately 5. The invention also relates to the aqueous dispersion obtained, which can be coated onto polymeric substrates made of paper or of regenerated cellulose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2000
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2004
    Assignee: Solvay (Societe Anonyme)
    Inventors: Yves Vanderveken, Bernard Guenaire, Xavier Bacque
  • Publication number: 20010055658
    Abstract: Polymer compositions based on vinylidene fluoride resins which are particularly suitable for the manufacture of pipes for conveying hot hydrocarbons under pressure, comprising by weight;
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2001
    Publication date: December 27, 2001
    Inventors: Pierre Lasson, Yves-Julien Lambert, Yves Vanderveken, Nestor Maquet
  • Patent number: 6271294
    Abstract: Polymer compositions based on vinylidene fluoride resins which are particularly suitable for the manufacture of pipes for conveying hot hydrocarbons under pressure, comprising by weight; (A) from 60 to 80% of at least one PVDF homopolymer; (B) from 20 to 40% of at least one thermoplastic copolymer of vinylidene fluoride (VF2) and of at least one other fluoramonomer (for example hexafluoropropylene, chlorotrifluoroethylene or trifluoroethylene), containing approximately from 5 to 25% of this other monomer; and (C) a plasticizer, in proportions of 5 to 20% [relative to the total weight of the polymers (A) and (B)], preferably dibutyl sebacate or a polyester of molecular mass of between 1500 and 5000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2001
    Assignee: Solvay (Société Anonyme)
    Inventors: Pierre Lasson, Yves-Julien Lambert, Yves Vanderveken, Nestor Maquet
  • Patent number: 5429849
    Abstract: Polymer compositions based on fluoropolymers intended especially for the manufacture of electrical cables and of flexible pipes, comprising, by weight,(A) from 25 to 75% of PVDF homopolymer;(B) from 25 to 75% of a thermoplastic copolymer of VF.sub.2 and of at least one other fluoromonomer, exhibiting a content of 5 to 25% of this other monomer. This other fluorocomonomer may be in particular CTFE (chlorotrifluoroethylene), HFP (hexafluoropropylene) or TrFE (trifluoroethylene). Articles produced from these compositions have good mechanical properties at low temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 4, 1995
    Assignee: Solvay (Societe Anonyme)
    Inventors: Pierre Lasson, Yves-Julian Lambert, Yves Vanderveken, Nestor Maquet, Vincent Thulliez