Non-metallic Inorganic Halogen Containing Patents (Class 502/119)
  • Patent number: 9006127
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a support for silver catalyst used in the ethylene oxide production, a preparation method for the same, a silver catalyst prepared from the same, and its use in the ethylene oxide production. The silver catalyst produced from the silver catalyst support has an improved activity, stability and/or selectivity in the production of ethylene oxide by epoxidation of ethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Beijing Research Institute of Chemical Industry, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Jiang, Jianshe Chen, Jinbing Li, Shuyun Li, Zhixiang Zhang, Wei Lin, Qian Xue
  • Patent number: 8932975
    Abstract: A catalyst composition comprising (a) a first metallocene complex represented by the general formula: where M1 is Ti, Zr or Hf, X1 and X2 are each independently F, Cl, Br, I, methyl, benzyl, phenyl, H, BH4, a hydrocarbyloxide group having up to 20 carbon atoms, a hydrocarbylamino group having up to 20 carbon atoms, a trihydrocarbylsilyl group having up to 20 carbon atoms, OBR?2 wherein R? may be an alkyl group having up to 12 carbon atoms or an aryl group having up to 12 carbon atoms, and SO3R? wherein R? may be an alkyl group having up to 12 carbon atoms or an aryl group having up to 12 carbon atoms, and Cp1 and Cp2 are each independently a substituted or unsubstituted cyclopentadienyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted indenyl group, where any substituent on Cp1 and Cp2 is H, a hydrocarbyl group having up to 18 carbon atoms or a hydrocarbylsilyl group having up to 18 carbon atoms, (b) a second metallocene complex, (c) a non-group 4 metallocene transition-metal complex, (d) an activator or activato
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Errun Ding, David C. Rohlfing, Tony R. Crain
  • Patent number: 8916494
    Abstract: Methods for the vapor phase preparation of fluorided solid oxide activator-supports, using certain calcining temperatures and fluoriding temperatures, are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Max P. McDaniel, Kathy S. Collins, Qing Yang, Tony R. Crain
  • Patent number: 8895679
    Abstract: An imine phenol compound having Structure I: wherein O and N represent oxygen and nitrogen respectively; R comprises a halogen, a hydrocarbyl group, or a substituted hydrocarbyl group; R2 and R3 can each independently be hydrogen, a halogen, a hydrocarbyl group, or a substituted hydrocarbyl group; and Q is a donor group. A method comprising contacting a catalyst composition with a monomer under conditions suitable for the formation of a polymer wherein the catalyst composition comprises a metal salt complex of an imine (bis)phenolate compound, a solid oxide, and an optional metal alkyl and wherein the metal salt complex of an imine (bis)phenolate compound has Structure XIV where M is titanium, zirconium, or hafnium; OEt2 is ethoxide, R comprises a halogen, a hydrocarbyl group, or a substituted hydrocarbyl group; and R2 comprises hydrogen, a halogen, a hydrocarbyl group, or a substituted hydrocarbyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventor: Mark L. Hlavinka
  • Patent number: 8703886
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are polymerization processes for the production of olefin polymers. These polymerization processes use a catalyst system containing at least two activator-supports. One activator-support is a halided solid oxide, and the other activator-support is a sulfated solid oxide and/or phosphated solid oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Tony R. Crain, Kathy S. Collins
  • Patent number: 8691715
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymerization process utilizing a dual ansa-metallocene catalyst system. Polymers produced from the polymerization process are also provided, and these polymers have a reverse comonomer distribution, a non-bimodal molecular weight distribution, a ratio of Mw/Mn from about 3 to about 8, and a ratio of Mz/Mw from about 3 to about 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, William B. Beaulieu, Joel L. Martin, Tony R. Crain
  • Patent number: 8664343
    Abstract: A polymerization catalyst composition for preparing cis 1,4-polydienes is provided. The catalyst composition comprises (a) a metal-containing compound, said metal being a transition metal or a lanthanide metal; (b) a carbene, (c) an alkylating agent, and optionally (d) a halogen-containing compound with the proviso that the halogen-containing compound must be present when none of the metal-containing compound and the alkylating agent contain a labile halogen atom. Also provided is a process for producing a polydiene comprising reacting a conjugated diene in the presence of the polymerization catalyst composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Zengquan Qin, Jason T. Poulton
  • Publication number: 20130158214
    Abstract: A solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization, and in particular for the preparation of LLDPE, comprising Mg, Ti, halogen and an electron donor compound (ID) belonging to cyclic ethers having 3-6 carbon atoms, characterized by having the molar ratio Mg/Ti higher than 5, the molar ratio Mg/ID lower than 3, and by a specific X-ray diffraction spectrum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Inventors: Joachim T.M. Pater, Dario Liguori, Gianni Vitale, Gianni Collina, Diego Brita, Tiziano Dall'Occo, Giampiero Morini
  • Patent number: 8426538
    Abstract: This invention relates to the field of olefin polymerization catalyst compositions, and methods for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefins, including polymerization methods using a supported catalyst composition. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses a catalyst composition comprising the contact product of a first metallocene compound, a second metallocene compound, at least one chemically-treated solid oxide, and at least one organoaluminum compound. The new resins were characterized by useful properties in impact, tear, adhesion, sealing, extruder motor loads and pressures at comparable melt index values, and neck-in and draw-down.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Michael D. Jensen, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Elizabeth A. Benham, Randy L. Muninger, Gary G. Jerdee, Ashish M. Sukhadia, Qing R. Yang, Matthew G. Thorn
  • Patent number: 8426539
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an active supported catalyst system comprising: a) one or more non-metallocene catalyst component; b) an alkylating agent; c) an activating functionalised and fluorinated support. It also discloses a method for preparing said active support and its use in the polymerisation of polar and non polar monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignees: Total Petrochemicals Research Feluy, Centre National de la Research Scientifique (CNRS)
    Inventors: Floran Prades, Roger Spitz, Christophe Boisson, Sabine Sirol, Abbas Razavi
  • Publication number: 20130030134
    Abstract: The various embodiments herein disclose a method for making a Zieglaer catalyst including a reaction product of a dispersed magnesium alkoxide or a dispersed mixture of magnesium alkoxide and silica with a transition metal compound of titanium, zirconium, vanadium or chromium, and a chlorine containing organoaluminum mixed together with two additional components comprising a halogen containing silicon compound and aliphatic primary halogenated hydrocarbons respectively. The embodiments also provide a method of polymerization of 1-olefin monomers using the Ziegler catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2011
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Applicant: PETROCHEMICAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY COMPANY
    Inventors: Nona Ghasemi Hamedani, Mina Behroozi Fard Moghaddam, Reza Marandi, Farideh Azimfar, Sadegh Abedi
  • Patent number: 8314199
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a homo- or co-polymer of ethylene characterised in that it combines the properties of: a) melt strength MS?0.021 p-0.131 wherein melt strength MS is expressed in N and extruder head pressure p is expressed in MPa, when processed in a rheological extruder through a die with L/D of 30:2 at a rate of 500 s?1 and at temperature of 190° C.; b) long chain branching index g? determined by SEC-VISCO larger than 0.90; c) polydispersity index (Mw/Mn) of at most 7. It also discloses a method to prepare said polyethylene resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: Total Petrochemicals Research Feluy
    Inventors: Jacques Michel, Marc Dupire, Prades Floran
  • Patent number: 8298977
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a catalyst system consisting of a mono- or di-fluorinated metallocene catalyst component of formula and a fluorinated activating support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Total Petrochemicals Research Feluy
    Inventor: Floran Prades
  • Patent number: 8138285
    Abstract: Methods of forming supported catalyst systems, supported catalyst systems and polymerization processes utilizing the supported catalyst systems are described herein. The methods generally include providing an inorganic support material and contacting the inorganic support material with a support solvent to form a support solution. The methods further include contacting the support solution with a fluorine containing compound represented by the formula AlFpX3-pBq to impregnate the fluorine containing compound within the inorganic support material and form an intermediate, wherein X is selected from Cl, Br and OH?, B is H2O, p is selected from 1 to 3 and q is selected from 0 to 6. In addition, the methods include drying the intermediate to remove the solvent therefrom and heating the intermediate at a temperature of at least about 300° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2012
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Vladimir Marin
  • Publication number: 20120065346
    Abstract: An ethylene-?-olefin copolymer comprising monomer units derived from ethylene and monomer units derived from an ?-olefin having 3 to 20 carbon atoms, having a density (d) of 860 to 950 kg/m3, having a melt flow rate (MFR) of 0.01 to 100 g/10 min, having a bimodal molecular weight distribution, and having a single melting peak measured by a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2010
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Nozue, Naoko Ochi
  • Patent number: 8119553
    Abstract: The present techniques relate to catalyst compositions, methods, and polymers encompassing a Group 4 metallocene compound comprising bridging ?5-cyclopentadienyl-type ligands, typically in combination with a cocatalyst, and a activator. The compositions and methods presented herein include ethylene polymers with low melt elasticity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Youlu Yu, David C. Rohlfing, Michael D. Jensen
  • Patent number: 8110518
    Abstract: Supported catalyst systems and methods of forming the same are described herein. In one specific embodiment, the methods generally include providing an inorganic support material and contacting the inorganic support material with an aluminum fluoride compound represented by the formula AlFpX3-pBq to form an aluminum fluoride impregnated support, wherein X is selected from Cl, Br and OH?, B is H2O, p is selected from 1 to 3 and q is selected from 0 to 6. The method further includes contacting the aluminum fluoride impregnated support with a transition metal compound to form a supported catalyst system, wherein the transition metal compound is represented by the formula [L]mM[A]n; wherein L is a bulky ligand, A is a leaving group, M is a transition metal and m and n are such that a total ligand valency corresponds to the transition metal valency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Fina Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Vladimir Marin, Margarito Lopez, Abbas Razavi, Tim Coffy, Michel Daumerie
  • Publication number: 20110319575
    Abstract: This invention relates to the field of olefin polymerization catalyst compositions, and methods for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefins, including polymerization methods using a supported catalyst composition. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses a catalyst composition comprising the contact product of a first metallocene compound, a second metallocene compound, at least one chemically-treated solid oxide, and at least one organoaluminum compound. The new resins were characterized by useful properties in impact, tear, adhesion, sealing, extruder motor loads and pressures at comparable melt index values, and neck-in and draw-down.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2011
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP
    Inventors: Michael D. Jensen, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Elizabeth A. Benham, Randy L. Muninger, Gary Jerdee, Ashish M. Sukhadia, Qing Yáng, Matthew G. Thorn
  • Patent number: 8030241
    Abstract: This invention relates to the field of olefin polymerization catalyst compositions, and methods for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefins, including polymerization methods using a supported catalyst composition. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses a catalyst composition comprising the contact product of a first metallocene compound, a second metallocene compound, at least one chemically-treated solid oxide, and at least one organoaluminum compound. The new resins were characterized by useful properties in impact, tear, adhesion, sealing, extruder motor loads and pressures at comparable melt index values, and neck-in and draw-down.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2011
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP
    Inventors: Michael D. Jensen, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Elizabeth A. Benham, Randy Muninger, Gary Jerdee, Ashish M. Sukhadia, Qing Yang, Matthew G. Thorn
  • Publication number: 20110160043
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of catalytic support and the supported bimetallic catalysts, used in the production of ethylene homopolymers and ethylene copolymers with ?-olefins, of high and ultra high molecular weight with broad molecular weight distribution, in gas or liquid phase polymerization processes, the latter being in slurry, bulk or suspension, and the products obtained from these processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2011
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: Braskem S.A.
    Inventors: Marcia Silva Lacerda Miranda, Fernanda Oliveira Vieira da Cunha
  • Publication number: 20110082325
    Abstract: The invention provides transition metal complex compounds, high-activity olefin oligomerization catalysts containing the compounds, and olefin oligomerization processes using the catalysts. A transition metal complex compound [A] according to the invention is represented by Formula (I) or Formula (I?) below. An olefin oligomerization catalyst includes the transition metal complex compound [A]. In an olefin oligomerization process of the invention, an olefin is oligomerized in the presence of the catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2008
    Publication date: April 7, 2011
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Suzuki, Shinsuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Shibahara, Naritoshi Yoshimura, Isao Hara, Tetsuya Hamada, Kazumori Kawamura, Kou Tsurugi, Yasunori Saito, Seiichi Ishii, Yasushi Nakayama, Naoto Matsukawa, Susumu Murata
  • Publication number: 20110034648
    Abstract: Provided are a solid titanium catalyst component for ethylene polymerization which can polymerize ethylene at a high activity and which can provide an ethylene polymer having an excellent particle property, an ethylene polymerization catalyst and an ethylene polymerization method in which the catalyst is used. The solid titanium catalyst component (I) for ethylene polymerization according to the present invention is obtained by bringing a liquid magnesium compound (A) including a magnesium compound, an electron donor (a) having 1 to 5 carbon atoms and an electron donor (b) having 6 to 30 carbon atoms into contact with a liquid titanium compound (C) under the presence of an electron donor (B) and includes titanium, magnesium and a halogen. The ethylene polymerization catalyst of the present invention includes the component (I) and an organic metal compound catalyst component (II).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2009
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals
    Inventors: Kazuhisa Matsunaga, Hideki Yamamoto, Kunio Yamamoto, Tetsunori Shinozaki, Kiyoshi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20110034650
    Abstract: The invention relates to a catalyst system comprising I. a solid reaction product obtained by reaction of: (a) a hydrocarbon solution comprising (1) an organic oxygen containing magnesium compound or a halogen containing magnesium compound and (2) an organic oxygen containing titanium compound and (b) a mixture comprising a metal compound having the formula MeRnX3-n wherein X is a halogenide, Me is a metal of Group III of Mendeleev's Periodic System of Chemical Elements, R is a hydrocarbon radical containing 1-10 carbon atoms and 0?n?3 and a silicon compound of formula RmSiCl4-m wherein 0?m?2 and R is a hydrocarbon radical containing 1-10 carbon atoms wherein the molar ratio of metal from (b): titanium from (a) is lower then 1:1 and II. an organoaluminium compound having the formula AlR3 in which R is a hydrocarbon radical containing 1-10 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2009
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Inventors: Nicolaas Hendrika Friederichs, Raymond Gerlofsma
  • Patent number: 7879751
    Abstract: A solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization, comprising titanium atoms, magnesium atoms, halogen atoms and hydrocarbyloxy groups, wherein the following filtrate contains titanium atoms in a concentration of 0.08 mg-Ti/ml-filtrate or lower, measured according to a method comprising the steps of (1) preparing a suspension of the solid catalyst component for olefin polymerization in heptane having a concentration of 0.1 g-solid catalyst component/ml-suspension, (2) heating the suspension at 70° C. for 30 minutes under stirring, (3) filtering the suspension, thereby obtaining a filtrate, and (4) measuring a concentration of titanium atoms contained in the filtrate; and a production process of the solid catalyst component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventor: Shin-ichi Kumamoto
  • Patent number: 7820580
    Abstract: A nickel-carbene polymerization catalyst system for preparing high cis polydienes is provided. The catalyst system comprises (a) a nickel N-heterocyclic carbene complex, (b) an organoaluminum compound, (c) a fluorine-containing compound, and (d) optionally, an alcohol. Also provided is a process for producing a polydiene comprising reacting a conjugated diene in the presence of a polymerization catalyst comprising (a) a nickel N-heterocyclic carbene complex, (b) an organoaluminum compound, (c) a fluorine-containing compound, and (d) optionally, an alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Zengquan Qin, Jason T. Poulton, Michael W. Hayes
  • Publication number: 20100267903
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of a propylene random copolymer, wherein propylene is polymerised with ethylene and/or a C4-C20 alpha-olefin in the presence of a catalyst system comprising solid catalyst particles, wherein the solid catalyst particles (a) have a specific surface area of less than 20 m2/g, (b) comprise a transition metal compound which is selected from one of the groups 4 to 10 of the periodic table or a compound of actinide or lanthanide, 10 (c) comprise a metal compound which is selected from one of the groups 1 to 3 of the periodic table, and (d) comprise inclusions not having catalytically active sites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2008
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Applicant: Borealis Technology Oy
    Inventors: Peter Denifl, Timo Leinonen, Anssi Haikarainen, Torvald Vestberg
  • Patent number: 7811957
    Abstract: Compositions are described for catalyzing or facilitating hydrogen transfer kinetics in various kinds of chemical reactions that depend on the efficiency of hydrogen relocation or exchange. One such composition has the formula M-H-E, where M is a metal, metalloid, alloy of a metal, alloy of a metalloid, compound of a metal or compound of a metalloid, H is hydrogen and E is an electronegative element. Another such composition is a hydrogen storage composition that includes the catalytic composition having the formula M-H-E and a hydride or a material capable of absorbing hydrogen to form a hydride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2010
    Inventors: Alicja Zaluska, Leszek Zaluski
  • Publication number: 20100216957
    Abstract: The invention refers to a process for preparing a Group 2 metal/transition metal olefin polymerization catalyst component in particulate form having an improved polymerisation properties due to the addition of a phosphorous compound during catalyst component preparation and the use thereof in a process for polymerising olefins.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2007
    Publication date: August 26, 2010
    Applicant: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Anssi Haikarainen, Peter Denifl, Timo Leinonen
  • Patent number: 7763561
    Abstract: This invention provides a compositions that are useful for polymerizing at least one monomer into at least one polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2010
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Max P. McDaniel, Elizabeth A. Benham, Shirley J. Martin, Kathy S. Collins, James L. Smith, Gil R. Hawley, Christopher E. Wittner, Michael D. Jensen
  • Publication number: 20100168350
    Abstract: The present invention relates to catalysts component for the polymerization of ethylene and its mixtures with olefins CH2?CHR, wherein R is an alkyl, cycloalkyl or aryl radical having 1-12 carbon atoms, comprising Ti, Mg, halogen, and electron donor belonging to 1,2-diethers as internal electron donor compound. The catalyst of the invention is suitably used in (co)polymerization processes of ethylene to prepare (co)polymers having narrow Molecular Weight Distribution (MWD) and high bulk density.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2007
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: Basell Poliolefine Italia s.r.l.
    Inventors: Diego Brita, Gianni Collina
  • Patent number: 7666810
    Abstract: A magnesium titanium olefin polymerization procatalyst is prepared by A) reacting a diorganomagnesium compound with a source of active chlorine, (with the proviso that the amount of chlorine is insufficient to completely convert the diorganomagnesium to magnesium dichloride); then B) removing unreacted diorganomagnesium from the reaction product; then depositing a tetravalent titanium species on the reaction product. This procatalyst is highly active for the solution polymerization of olefins when combined with a cocatalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2010
    Assignee: NOVA Chemicals (International) S.A.
    Inventor: Qinyan Wang
  • Patent number: 7601665
    Abstract: This invention provides a compositions that are useful for polymerizing at least one monomer into at least one polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP
    Inventors: Max P. McDaniel, Elizabeth A. Benham, Shirley J. Martin, Kathy S. Collins, James L. Smith, Gil R. Hawley, Christopher E. Wittner, Michael D. Jensen
  • Patent number: 7585805
    Abstract: A catalyst composition that is the combination of or the reaction product of ingredients comprising (a) a nickel-containing compound, (b) an alkylating agent, (c) a fluorine-containing compound, and (d) a chlorine-containing compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2009
    Inventor: Steven Luo
  • Patent number: 7576163
    Abstract: This invention relates to catalyst compositions, methods, and polymers encompassing at least one Group 4 metallocene compound comprising bridging ?5-cyclopentadienyl-type ligands, typically in combination with at least one cocatalyst, and at least one activator. The compositions and methods disclosed herein provide ethylene polymers with low levels of long chain branching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2009
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Michael D. Jensen, Matthew G. Thorn, Joel L. Martin, Youlu Yu, David C. Rohlfing
  • Publication number: 20090203855
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a solid titanium catalyst component containing magnesium, titanium, halogen and a specific ester compound; a catalyst for olefin polymerization containing the solid titanium catalyst component, an organometallic compound catalyst component and an electron donor where necessary; and a polymerization method of an olefin using the catalyst for olefin polymerization. According to the present invention, an olefin polymer having a high Mw/Mn value which is an index of the molecular weight distribution is obtained, even by a single-stage polymerization. Especially an olefin polymer having a high Mz/Mw which is a high content of high molecular weight components is obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2007
    Publication date: August 13, 2009
    Inventors: Kazuhisa Matsunaga, Kazutaka Tsuru, Tetsunori Shinozaki
  • Publication number: 20090186994
    Abstract: The present invention relates to particulate olefin polymerisation catalyst components comprising an alkaline earth metal, a compound of a transition metal and an electron donor, characterized in that the catalyst particle size distribution of the catalyst component is essentially monomodal and has a SPAN value below 1.2, where SPAN is defined as: (Particle diameter at 90% cumulative size)?(Particle diameter at 10% cumulative size)/(Particle diameter at 50% cumulative size).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2007
    Publication date: July 23, 2009
    Applicant: BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY
    Inventors: Petri Rekonen, Peter Denifl, Timo Leinonen
  • Patent number: 7501372
    Abstract: This invention relates to the field of olefin polymerization catalyst compositions, and methods for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefins, including polymerization methods using a supported catalyst composition. One aspect of this invention is the prepraration and use of a catalyst composition comprising a hydrocarbyl-substituted metallocene compound and a chemically-treated solid oxide for olefin polymerization processes. In another aspect, for example, this invention encompasses the preparation of a catalyst composition comprising (?5-cycloalkadienyl)2Zr(hydrocarbyl)2 complexes and sulfated alumina, but containing no organoaluminum or organoboron cocataysts, and further the use of this catalyst composition for polymerizing olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2009
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Matthew G. Thorn, Qing Yang, Kumi C. Jayaratne
  • Publication number: 20090054607
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a transition metal complex represented by the formula (I): wherein M represents a Group 4 transition metal; —Y— represents (a): —C(R1)(R20)-A-, (b): —C(R1)(R20)-A1(R30)—, (c): —C(R1)=A1-, or (d): —C(R1)=A1-A2-R30; A represents a Group 16 element and A1 and A2 each represents a Group 15 element; R1 to R9, R20, and R30 are the same or different and each represents an optionally substituted hydrocarbon group, etc.; and X1 and X2 are the same or different and each represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, an optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl group, etc., and an intermediate product thereof, and a catalyst for olefin polymerization which comprises said transition metal complex as a component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Publication date: February 26, 2009
    Inventors: Hidenori Hanaoka, Eiji Yoshikawa, Yuka Imamoto
  • Patent number: 7172988
    Abstract: A catalyst component for ethylene polymerization, including an inorganic oxide support, and at least one alkyl metal compound, at least one halide, at least one dihydrocarbyl magnesium compound, at least one difunctional compound that reacts with the dihydrocarbyl magnesium compound and at least one titanium compound, wherein the difunctional compound is a mono-, di- or multi-halogenated alcohol or phenol having from 2 to 20 carbon atoms; or a mono-, di- or multi-halogenated acyl halide having from 2 to 20 carbon atoms. Also, a process for preparing the catalyst component and use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2007
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Beijing Research Institute of Chemical Industry
    Inventors: Kejing Gao, Dongbing Liu, Wei Chen, Guirong Fan, Xinping Lu, Jingyan An, Ying Guan, Jun Zhang, Qinfang Zhao
  • Patent number: 7109277
    Abstract: A process to produce a polymer is provided. The process comprising contacting a treated solid oxide compound, an organometal compound, and an organoaluminum compound in the presence of an alpha olefin under polymerization conditions to produce the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2006
    Assignee: Phillips Petroleum Company
    Inventors: Gil R. Hawley, Max P. McDaniel, Christopher E. Wittner, Michael D. Jensen, Joel L. Martin, Elizabeth A. Benham, Anthony P. Eaton, Kathy S. Collins
  • Patent number: 7078469
    Abstract: Polymeric supports, which have been treated with a halosulfonic acid, increase the activity of single-site catalysts used with aluminoxane co-catalysts, resulting in improved ethylene polymerization. The present invention seeks to provide polymeric catalyst supports which have been treated with halosulfonic acid for improved activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2006
    Assignee: Nova Chemicals (International) S.A.
    Inventors: Peter Phung Minh Hoang, Xiaoliang Gao, Jessie Anne Leighton, Matthew Gerald Kowalchuk
  • Patent number: 7060766
    Abstract: Processes of forming a supported activated catalyst composition and method of polymerization are disclosed, the process of forming the composition including combining a halogenated aromatic aluminum activator compound with a fluorinated support and a catalyst to form a supported activated catalyst composition. Also disclosed is a supported activated catalyst composition, comprising the reaction product of a fluorinated support, a perfluorophenyl aluminum activator and in one embodiment a metallocene catalyst. In one embodiment, the halogenated aromatic aluminum activator is represented by the formula RnAl(ArHal)3-n, wherein ArHal is a halogenated aryl group, R is a monoanionic ligand, and n is 1 or 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2006
    Inventors: Laughlin G. McCullough, Matthew W. Holtcamp
  • Patent number: 7049453
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing specific transition metal compounds, novel transition metal compounds and also catalyst systems and their use for the homo- or copolymerization of olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2006
    Assignee: Celanese Ventures GmbH
    Inventors: Jörg Schottek, Tim Dickner, Jörg Ludwig Schulte
  • Patent number: 7041617
    Abstract: This invention relates to the field of olefin polymerization catalyst compositions, and methods for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefins, including polymerization methods using a supported catalyst composition. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses a catalyst composition comprising the contact product of a first metallocene compound, a second metallocene compound, at least one chemically-treated solid oxide, and at least one organoaluminum compound. The new resins were characterized by useful properties in impact, tear, adhesion, sealing, extruder motor loads and pressures at comparable melt index values, and neck-in and draw-down.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2006
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Michael D. Jensen, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Elizabeth A. Benham, Randy Muninger, Gary Jerdee, Ashish M. Sukhadia, Qing Yang, Matthew G. Thorn
  • Patent number: 7009012
    Abstract: The present invention provides a supported catalyst comprising (A) a polymer (B) a supporter, (C) a transition metal compound, and optionally (D) (a) a compound which can form an ionic complex by the reaction with the transition metal compound or (b) a specific oxygen-containing compound, and (E) an alkylaluminum compound. The supported catalyst according to present invention, which has a high activity, can be used for preparing a styrenic polymer with a high syndiotacticity. The supported catalyst can be used in combination with a cocatalyst, preferably an alkyl aluminoxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung Atofina Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung Cheol Yoon, Xuequan Zhang, Jae Gon Lim, Hyun Joon Kim, Young Sub Lee
  • Patent number: 7005487
    Abstract: A solid catalyst component for the polymerization of olefins, comprising: an inert porous support, Mg, Ti, halogen and an electron donor selected from succinates of formula (I) wherein the radicals R1 and R2 equal to or different form each other, are hydrocarbon groups, the radicals R3, R4, R5 and R6, equal to or different from each other, are hydrogen or hydrocarbon groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2006
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.R.L.
    Inventors: Giulio Balbontin, Giampiero Morini
  • Patent number: 6992034
    Abstract: A solid catalyst component useful for the (co)-polymerization of olefins is disclosed. The catalyst component is prepared by reacting an activated magnesium halide composite support with a halogenized transition metal compound and a chelating diamide compound in the presence of organo-magnesium as a promoting agent and halogenized silicon or boron compounds as an activator. The catalyst component can be used with an organo-aluminum compound to provide a solid catalyst system that is compatible with slurry and gas phase polymerization processes. Linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) produced using the catalyst component of the present invention displays a low molecular weight distribution, improved co-monomer incorporation, low content of the low molecular weight component, and excellent morphological properties such as spherical shape and high bulk density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2006
    Assignee: Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A.
    Inventors: Guangxue Xu, Honglan Lu, Chih-Jian Chen
  • Patent number: 6989342
    Abstract: A solid titanium complex catalyst for polymerization and copolymerization of ethylene is prepared by the process comprising: (1) preparing a magnesium solution by reacting a halogenated magnesium compound with an alcohol; (2) reacting the magnesium solution with a phosphorus compound and a silicon compound having at least one alkoxy group to produce a magnesium composition; and (3) producing a solid titanium catalyst through recrystallization by reacting the magnesium composition solution with a mixture of a titanium compound and a haloalkane compound; and optionally reacting the solid titanium catalyst with an additional titanium compound. The solid titanium complex catalyst for polymerization and copolymerization of ethylene according to present invention exhibits high polymerization activity, and may be advantageously used in the polymerization and copolymerization of ethylene to produce polymers of high bulk density and narrow molecular weight distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung General Chemicals, Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chung-Byung Yang, Won-Young Kim, Ji-Yong Park, Weon Lee
  • Patent number: 6927261
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a novel one-step method for forming a supported catalyst complex of high activity by substantially simultaneously contacting a bidentate or tridentate ligand forming compound, a transition metal compound and a Lewis acid support-activator agglomerate. The catalyst can be formed prior to polymerization of olefins or within the polymerization reaction zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2005
    Assignee: W. R. Grace & Co.-Conn.
    Inventor: Keng-Yu Shih
  • Patent number: 6900154
    Abstract: Processes of forming a supported activated catalyst composition and method of polymerization are disclosed, the process of forming the composition including combining a halogenated aromatic aluminum activator compound with a fluorinated support and a catalyst to form a supported activated catalyst composition. Also disclosed is a supported activated catalyst composition, comprising the reaction product of a fluorinated support, a perfluorophenyl aluminum activator and in one embodiment a metallocene catalyst. In one embodiment, the halogenated aromatic aluminum activator is represented by the formula RnAl(ArHal)3?n, wherein ArHal is a halogenated aryl group, R is a monoanionic ligand, and n is 1 or 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2005
    Assignee: Univation Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Laughlin G. McCullough, Matthew W. Holtcamp