Non-metal Material Is Organic Halogen-containing Compound Patents (Class 526/144)
  • Patent number: 9757986
    Abstract: The invention relates to pneumatic tires having treads of a cap/base configuration where the outer tread cap rubber layer contains lugs with intervening grooves which extend to the running surface of the tread cap and wherein at least one of said grooves is contained in a rubber block within the tread. For this invention, the tread groove-containing rubber block joins the tire carcass and extends radially outward through the tread base rubber layer and into the outer tread cap rubber layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Junling Zhao, Roberto Cerrato Meza, Paulo Roberto Goncalves, Leandro Forciniti, Warren James Busch
  • Patent number: 9284390
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing a high-molecular-weight copolymer of polar group-containing allyl monomers including monomer units represented by formulae (3) and (4) (in the formulae, R1 represents a hydrogen atom (H) or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R2 represents —OH, —OCOR3 (R3 represents hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms), —N(R4)2 (R4 represents a hydrogen atom or hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms); and n and m are a value representing the molar ratio of each of the monomer units), which has few branches and unsaturated group at the molecular end, by copolymerizing olefin and an allyl compound using a metal complex of group 10 elements in the periodic system represented by formula (I) as a catalyst
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Kyoko Nozaki, Shingo Ito, Yoshikuni Okumura, Junichi Kuroda
  • Patent number: 9279025
    Abstract: The invention relates to a high-molecular-weight, linear, neodymium-catalyzed polybutadiene having a high proportion, >95%, of cis-1,4 units having a low proportion, <1%, of 1,2-vinyl content, and also having a small molar-mass-polydispersity index (MPI), characterized in that Mooney viscosity (ML1+4 100° C.) of the polybutadiene is from 70 to 90 and The molar-mass-polydispersity index of the polybutadiene is smaller than 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Heike Kloppenburg, Norbert Steinhauser
  • Patent number: 9034783
    Abstract: Catalyst component for the polymerization of olefins comprising Mg, Ti and an electron donor compound of the following formula (I) In which R1 to R4 groups, equal to or different from each other, are hydrogen, C1-C15 hydrocarbon groups, optionally containing an heteroatom selected from halogen, P, S, N and Si, R6 group is selected from C1-C15 hydrocarbon groups optionally containing an heteroatom selected from halogen, P, S, N and Si, and R5 is selected from phenyl groups mono or poly substituted with halogens, said groups R1-R4 being also optionally linked to form a saturated or unsaturated mono or poly cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Basell Poliolefine Italia S.r.l.
    Inventors: Alessandro Mignogna, Davide Balboni, Antonio Cristofori, Simona Guidotti, Giampiero Morini, Joachim T. M. Pater
  • Patent number: 8987395
    Abstract: A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the step of polymerizing conjugated diene monomer with a nickel-based catalyst system, where said step of polymerizing takes place within a polymerization mixture that includes less than 20% by weight of organic solvent based on the total weight of the polymerization mixture, where the temperature of the polymerization mixture is maintained below 34° C. during said step of polymerizing, and where the conversion of the conjugated diene monomer is maintained below 30%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Kevin M. McCauley, Steven Luo
  • Patent number: 8946364
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compositions for alkyne metathesis catalysts and methods for preparing enediynes and alkyne metathesis catalysts. The disclosure also provides methods for catalyzing alkyne metathesis reactions and polymerization of enediyne substrates to polydiacetylenes in solution-phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Empire Technology Development LLC
    Inventors: Glen Leon Brizius, Phillip Kent Montgomery
  • Patent number: 8791042
    Abstract: Process for the preparation of an unsupported, heterogeneous olefin polymerization catalyst system, comprising an organometallic compound of a transition metal of Group 3 to 10 of the Periodic Table (IUPAC 2007) in the form of solid particles comprising the steps of a) preparing a solution (A) comprising ai) an organometallic compound of a transition metal of Group 3 to 10 of the Periodic Table (IUPAC 2007) or of an actinide or lanthanide, a2) a cocatalyst comprising an element of group 13 of the Periodic Table (IUPAC 2007) and a3) a solvent (A-1), b) preparing a liquid/liquid emulsion system by dispersing the solution (A) in a solvent (B) essentially immiscible with said solution (A) in the presence of a polystyrene-b-fluoro polystyrene copolymer of the formula (I) in which n is a number from 10 to 100, m is a number from 1 to 40, x is a number from 5 to 16, y is a number from 11 to 33, provided that m, n, x and y are selected in a way that the block copolymer is soluble in the solvent B or the solution A in
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Borealis AG
    Inventors: Nicolas Ronan, Peter Denifl
  • Patent number: 8703889
    Abstract: A method for making a fluoropolymer comprising an aqueous emulsion polymerization of one or more fluorinated monomers wherein the aqueous emulsion polymerization is carried out in the presence of at least one cyclic fluorocompound of the following formula (I): wherein X1, X2, X3, equal to or different from each other are independently selected among H, F, and C1-6 (per)fluoroalkyl groups, optionally comprising one or more catenary or non-catenary oxygen atoms; L represents a bond or a divalent group; RF is a divalent fluorinated C1-3 bridging group; Y is a hydrophilic function selected among anionic functionalities, cationic functionalities and non-ionic functionalities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Solvay Solexis S.p.A.
    Inventors: Giuseppe Marchionni, Vito Tortelli, Ivan Wlassics, Valeri Kapeliouchko
  • Patent number: 8633288
    Abstract: Compounds represented by formula (Rf-Q-X)s—Z. Each Rf is independently a partially fluorinated or fully fluorinated group selected from Rfa-(O)r—CHF—(CF2)n—; [Rfb-(O)tC(L)H—CF2—O]m—W—; CF3CFH—O—(CF2)p—; CF3—(O—CF2)z—; and CF3—O—(CF2)3—O—CF2—. Methods of reducing surface tension of a liquid, making foams, and treating a surface using the compounds are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Rudolf J. Dams, Michael S. Terrazas, Klaus Hintzer, Zai-Ming Qiu, Miguel A. Guerra, Andreas R. Maurer, Harald Kaspar, Kai H. Lochhaas, Michael Juergens, Tilman C. Zipplies, Werner Schwertfeger
  • Publication number: 20140011963
    Abstract: A method for producing a polydiene, the method comprising the steps of: (i) forming an active catalyst by combining a lanthanide-containing compound, an alkylating agent, and a halogen source in the substantial absence of an amine; and (ii) polymerizing conjugated diene monomer in the presence of the active catalyst and an amine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Kevin M. McCauley, Steven Luo
  • Patent number: 8623975
    Abstract: A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the step of polymerizing conjugated diene monomer in the presence of a dihydrocarbyl ether, where said step of polymerizing takes place within a polymerization mixture that includes less than 20% by weight of organic solvent based on the total weight of the polymerization mixture, and where said step of polymerizing employs a lanthanide-based catalyst system that includes the combination of or reaction product of ingredients including (a) a lanthanide compound, (b) an aluminoxane, (c) an organoaluminum compound other than an aluminoxane, and (d) a bromine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of elemental bromine, bromine-containing mixed halogens, and organic bromides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Kevin M. McCauley, Jason T. Poulton
  • Patent number: 8524627
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing an activating support for metallocene complexes in the polymerization of olefins comprising the steps of: I) providing a support consisting in particles formed from at least one porous mineral oxide; II) optionally fixing the rate of silanols on the surface of the support; III) functionalizing the support with a solution containing a metallic salt; IV) heating the functionalized support of step c) under an inert gas or hydrogen; V) oxidizing the support of step IV by treatment under N2O and then under oxygen; VI) retrieving an active support having a controlled number of OH groups. That activating support is used to activate a metallocene catalyst component for the polymerization of olefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Total Research & Technology Feluy
    Inventors: Gaëlle Pannier, Christophe Boisson, Roger Spitz
  • Patent number: 8450437
    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: January 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    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: 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
  • Patent number: 8318873
    Abstract: Catalyst compositions comprising a first metallocene compound, a second metallocene compound, an activator-support, and an organoaluminum compound are provided. An improved method for preparing cyclopentadienyl complexes used to produce polyolefins is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Kumudini C. Jayaratne, Michael D. Jensen, Qing Yang
  • 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: 8278404
    Abstract: There are provided (I) a process for producing a copolymer of ethylene, an ?-olefin having from 3 to 20 carbon atoms and optionally a polyene, which comprises the step of copolymerizing those monomers in a polymerization reactor by feeding the following components (A), (B), (C1) and (D) to the polymerization reactor: (A) a transition metal complex, (B) an organic aluminum compound, (C1) a halogen-containing compound, and (D) a Lewis base, wherein those components are fed to the polymerization reactor without a preliminary contact of (1) the component (A) with the component (B), (2) the component (A) with the component (C1), (3) the component (B) with the component (C1), and (4) the component (B) with the component (D); and (II) a process for producing said copolymer, which comprises the step of copolymerizing those monomers in a polymerization reactor (i) by feeding to the polymerization reactor the components (A), (B), (D), (C2) a halogen-containing compound, which is a derivative of an aryl group-contai
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Jun Kawashima, Katsunari Inagaki, Tatsuo Sassa
  • Publication number: 20120172553
    Abstract: A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the step of polymerizing conjugated diene monomer in the presence of a dihydrocarbyl ether, where said step of polymerizing takes place within a polymerization mixture that includes less than 20% by weight of organic solvent based on the total weight of the polymerization mixture, and where said step of polymerizing employs a lanthanide-based catalyst system that includes the combination of or reaction product of ingredients including (a) a lanthanide compound, (b) an aluminoxane, (c) an organoaluminum compound other than an aluminoxane, and (d) a bromine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of elemental bromine, bromine-containing mixed halogens, and organic bromides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2010
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Kevin M. McCauley, Jason T. Poulton
  • Patent number: 8188201
    Abstract: A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the step of polymerizing conjugated diene monomer with a lanthanide-based catalyst system including the combination or reaction product of: (a) a lanthanide compound selected from the group consisting of lanthanide organophosphates, lanthanide organophosphonates, and lanthanide organophosphinates, (b) an alkylating agent, and (c) a chlorine-containing compound, where said step of polymerizing takes place within a polymerization mixture that includes less than 20% by weight of solvent based on the total weight of the polymerization mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Kevin McCauley, Jason T. Poulton
  • Patent number: 8148482
    Abstract: A process for forming tactic polymers employing at least one olefin polymerization catalyst comprising a non-racemic mixture of the R- and S-enantiomers of a metal complex containing at least one asymmetrically substituted (chiral) carbon atom, and a chain shuttling agent, a polar aprotic organic compound, or both a chain shuttling agent and a polar aprotic organic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Vincenzo Busico, Harold W. Boone, James C. Stevens, Francesca Alfano, Roberta Cipullo
  • Patent number: 8017706
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel iron complex having a cyclic amine compound as a ligand and a method for producing polymers by polymerizing a radical polymerizable monomer in the presence of the iron complex and a radical generator. The problem for the present invention is providing a method capable of producing a polymer or block copolymer having a chemically convertible functional group at the end from a radical polymerizable monomer and providing a method for recovering the iron complex in a solvent with a high recovery rate after the polymerization reaction. This problem is solved by providing a novel iron complex, a method for producing a polymer in the presence of a radical polymerization initiator that uses the iron complex as a polymerization catalyst and a method for simply and easily recovering the iron complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Hidetomo Kai, Akane Sasamoto, Hitoshi Hayakawa
  • Patent number: 7977437
    Abstract: A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the step of polymerizing conjugated diene monomer in the presence of a dihydrocarbyl ether, where said step of polymerizing employs a lanthanide-based catalyst system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Kevin M. McCauley, Jason T. Poulton
  • Patent number: 7867939
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst for polymerization of ethylene, a process for preparing the same, and a method for controlling kinetic behavior of said catalyst in ethylene polymerization. Said catalyst contains a titanium-containing main catalyst component and a co-catalyst. The titanium-containing main catalyst component is prepared by reacting the following components: (1) a hydrocarbon solution of dialkylmagnesium compound of formula RMgR?.yEt3Al; (2) an alcohol compound of formula R1OH; (3) a silica support thermally activated at 200-800° C.; (4) an alkylaluminum compound of formula R2nAlCl3-n; (5) a linear halogenated alkane of formula R3X; and (6) a titanium compound of formula Ti(OR4)mCl4-m. The co-catalyst is an organoaluminum compound. Three different types of ethylene polymerization kinetic curves can be obtained by adjusting the temperature for thermally activating the silica support and the ratio of titanium to magnesium in the titanium-containing main catalyst component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Assignees: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, Shanghai Research Institute of Chemical Industry
    Inventors: Mingwei Xiao, Shijiong Yu, Xiaofeng Ye
  • Patent number: 7825201
    Abstract: A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the step of polymerizing conjugated diene monomer in the presence of a dihydrocarbyl ether, where said step of polymerizing takes place within a polymerization mixture that includes less than 20% by weight of organic solvent based on the total weight of the polymerization mixture, and where said step of polymerizing employs a lanthanide-based catalyst system that includes the combination of or reaction product of ingredients including (a) a lanthanide compound, (b) an aluminoxane, (c) an organoaluminum compound other than an aluminoxane, and (d) a bromine-containing compound selected from the group consisting of elemental bromine, bromine-containing mixed halogens, and organic bromides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2010
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Kevin M. McCauley, Jason T. Poulton
  • 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
  • Patent number: 7741418
    Abstract: A process for preparing a polydiene, the process comprising the step of polymerizing conjugated diene monomer in the presence of a dihydrocarbyl ether, where said step of polymerizing employs a lanthanide-based catalyst system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2010
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Kevin M. McCauley, Jason T. Poulton
  • Patent number: 7741417
    Abstract: A process for polymerizing propylene is provided. The process comprises contacting propylene and optionally one or more monomers with a catalyst system comprising a bis-indenyl Group 4 metallocene compound supported on silica, the silica treated with one or more organoaluminum compounds and one or more heterocyclic compounds, under slurry conditions in the presence of hydrogen at a temperature of about 50° C. to about 160° C. and a pressure of from about 3 MPa to about 5 MPa to provide a catalyst activity of greater than 30,000 pounds of product per pound of catalyst; and then recovering isotactic polypropylene having a melt flow rate of 20 dg/min or less as measured according to ASTM D-1238 at 230° C. and 2.16 kg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2010
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Gary L. Casty, Evan J. Piland
  • Patent number: 7723447
    Abstract: The invention provides for a process to produce polymers utilizing a hydrofluorocarbon diluent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2010
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Scott Thomas Milner, Michael Gerard Matturro, Timothy Daniel Shaffer, Robert Norman Webb, David Yen-Lung Chung, Michael Francis McDonald
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20100029873
    Abstract: The present application relates to a new catalyst system for the polymerization of olefins, comprising a new ionic activator having the formula: [R1R2R3AH]+ [Y]?, wherein [Y]? is a non-coordinating anion (NCA), A is nitrogen or phosphorus, R1 and R2 are hydrocarbyl groups or heteroatom-containing hydrocarbyl groups and together form a first, 3- to 10-membered non-aromatic ring with A, wherein any number of adjacent ring members may optionally be members of at least one second, aromatic or aliphatic ring or aliphatic and/or aromatic ring system of two or more rings, wherein said at least one second ring or ring system is fused to said first ring, and wherein any atom of the first and/or at least one second ring or ring system is a carbon atom or a heteroatom and may be substituted independently by one or more substituents selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, halogen atom, C1 to C10 alkyl, C5 to C15 aryl, C6 to C25 arylalkyl, and C6 to C25 alkylaryl, and R3 is a hydrogen atom or C1 to C10 alky
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2008
    Publication date: February 4, 2010
    Inventors: Donna J. Crowther, Peijun Jiang, George Rodriguez
  • Patent number: 7498402
    Abstract: A method of purifying a treatment target substance containing a fluorine-containing surfactant which includes removing at least part of the fluorine-containing surfactant from the treatment target substance by contacting the treatment target substance with a gas containing carbon dioxide. The fluorine-containing surfactant is an ether oxygen-free anionic compound represented by one of general formulae (1) and (2) as defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2009
    Assignee: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideki Nakaya, Tadahiro Yabu, Mitsuo Tsukamoto, Kenji Otoi, Yoshiyuki Hiraga, Yuji Imahori
  • Patent number: 7495063
    Abstract: Polyalkylene glycol compositions having reduced low molecular weight oligomers are disclosed. Some compositions, particularly polyethylene glycol compositions, have a number average molecular weight range from about 3000 to about 10,000 g/mol and have a total oligomer concentration of less than about 400 ppm of all oligomers having a molecular weight of less than or equal to 812 g/mol and a total oligomer concentration of less than about 50 ppm of all oligomers having a molecular weight of less than or equal to 240 g/mol. Other polyalkylene compositions, particularly polyethylene glycol compositions, are characterized by a total oligomer concentration of less than about 90 ppm of all oligomers having a molecular weight less than or equal to 460 g/mol and are obtained without further processing to remove oligomers having a molecular weight of less than about 460 g/mol. Methods for making such compositions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Kirk Thompson, Pierre Thomas Varineau, Bruce Armin Barner, David Alan Wilson
  • Patent number: 7488862
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the gas-phase (co-)polymerisation of olefins in a fluidised bed reactor using a Ziegler-Natta type catalyst characterised in that the polymerisation is performed in the presence of a monohalogenated hydrocarbon compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2009
    Assignee: Ineos Europe Limited
    Inventors: Claudine Lalanne-Magne, Caroline Royer-Mladenov, Martine Schneider
  • Patent number: 7459510
    Abstract: This invention relates to a process to polymerize olefins comprising contacting, in a reactor, a pyridyl-di-imine compound and an activator with one or more olefin monomer(s) in the presence of a fluorinated hydrocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2008
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Zerong Lin, Pradeep P. Shirodkar
  • Publication number: 20080275198
    Abstract: Provided is a method for the production of an olefin co-polymer, which method comprises co-polymerising two or more olefin monomers in the presence of a metallocene catalyst, wherein the metallocene catalyst comprises a metallocene having the following formula: R?(CpRm)(FluR?n)MQ2 wherein Cp comprises a cyclopentadienyl ring; Flu comprises a fluorenyl ring; R? comprises a structural bridge imparting stereorigidity to the component; each R is the same or different and is an organic group; m is an integer of from 1-4; each R? is the same or different and is an organic group; n is an integer of from 0-8; M is a metal atom from group IVB of the Periodic Table or is vanadium; and each Q is a hydrocarbon having from 1-20 carbon atoms or is a halogen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2008
    Publication date: November 6, 2008
    Applicant: TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RESEARCH FELUY
    Inventor: ABBAS RAZAVI
  • Publication number: 20070276103
    Abstract: Fluorinated ether carboxylic acid or acid derivatives, aqueous compositions comprising fluorinated surfactants, processes for preparing fluoropolymer dispersions, and methods for preparing layered articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2006
    Publication date: November 29, 2007
    Inventors: Miguel A. Guerra, Klaus Hintzer, Michael Jurgens, Harald Kaspar, Andreas R. Maurer, George G.I. Moore, Zai-Ming Qiu, Jay F. Schulz, Werner Schwertfeger, Tilman Zipplies
  • Patent number: 7294680
    Abstract: Conjugated diene polymers having good wear resistance, mechanical properties, storage stability, processability and a reduced cold flow are produced by polymerizing a conjugated diene compound with a catalyst of rare earth element compound, a compound containing at least one halogen atom, an aluminoxane, and an organoaluminum compound in an organic solvent and reacting the resulting polymer just after the polymerization with at least one compound selected from the group consisting of a halogenated organometallic compound, a halogenated metal compound, an organometallic compound, a heterocumulene compound, a hetero three-membered-ring containing compound, a halogenated isocyano compound, a carboxylic acid, an acid halide, an ester compound, a carbonic ester compound, an acid anhydride and a metal salt of a carboxylic acid as a modifying agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2007
    Assignee: JSR Corporation
    Inventors: Takuo Sone, Katsutoshi Nonaka, Iwakazu Hattori, Akio Takashima
  • Patent number: 7288611
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are a method for preparing a cis-1,4-polybutadiene with a controlled molecular weight distribution, comprising polymerizing butadiene monomers using a rare-earth catalyst system comprising: (a) at least one aliphatic hydrocarbon-soluble organometallic compound comprising at least one metal element chosen from the elements of atomic numbers 51-71 in the periodic table; (b) at least one organoaluminum compound of the formula: AlR1R22, (c) at least one aliphatic hydrocarbon-soluble halogen-containing compound; (d) optionally at least one alkylaluminum alkoxide; and (e) at least one conjugated double bond-containing organic compound, and methods of preparing the rare-earth catalyst system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Assignee: Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Inventors: Liansheng Jiang, Xuequan Zhang, Weimin Dong, Xichun Liu, Jifu Bi
  • Patent number: 7262258
    Abstract: There are provided (I) a process for producing a copolymer of ethylene, an ?-olefin having from 3 to 20 carbon atoms and optionally a polyene, which comprises the step of copolymerizing those monomers in a polymerization reactor by feeding the following components (A), (B), (C1) and (D) to the polymerization reactor: (A) a transition metal complex, (B) an organic aluminum compound, (C1) a halogen-containing compound, and (D) a Lewis base, wherein those components are fed to the polymerization reactor without a preliminary contact of (1) the component (A) with the component (B), (2) the component (A) with the component (C1), (3) the component (B) with the component (C1), and (4) the component (B) with the component (D); and (II) a process for producing said copolymer, which comprises the step of copolymerizing those monomers in a polymerization reactor (i) by feeding to the polymerization reactor the components (A), (B), (D), (C2) a halogen-containing compound, which is a derivative of an aryl group-contai
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2007
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Jun Kawashima, Katsunari Inagaki, Tatsuo Sassa
  • Patent number: 7220695
    Abstract: This invention relates to supported activators comprising the product of the combination of an ion-exchange layered silicate, an organoaluminum compound, and a heterocyclic compound, which may be substituted or unsubstituted. This invention further relates to catalyst systems comprising catalyst compounds and such activators, as well as processes to polymerize unsaturated monomers using the supported activators. For the purposes of this patent specification and the claims thereto, the term “activator” is used interchangeably with the term “co-catalyst”, the term “catalyst” refers to a metal compound that when combined with an activator polymerizes olefins, and the term “catalyst system” refers to the combination of a catalyst and an activator with or without a support. The terms “support” or “carrier”, for purposes of this patent specification, are used interchangeably and are any ion-exchange layered silicates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2007
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Gary L. Casty, Smita Kacker, Jack W. Johnson, Murielle V. Scott, Steven L. Hegwood, Robert R. Simpson, Robert P. Reynolds
  • Patent number: 7186667
    Abstract: A catalyst component obtained by a process comprising contacting (a), (b) and (c) described below, a catalyst for addition polymerization using the catalyst component, and a process for producing an addition polymer with the catalyst for addition polymerization: (a) a compound represented by the chemical formula, BiL1r, (b) a compound represented by the chemical formula, R1s-1T1H, and (c) a compound represented by the chemical formula, R2t-2T2H2, wherein r is a numeral corresponding to a valence of Bi; L1 is a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a hydrocarbon group or a hydrocarbon oxy group; T1 and T2 independently represents a non-metallic atom of Group 15 or 16 of the periodic table; s represents a numeral corresponding to a valence of T1; t represents a numeral corresponding to a valence of T2; R1 is an electron-withdrawing group or an electron-withdrawing group-containing group; and R2 represents a hydrocarbon group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2007
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Kazuo Takaoki, Yoshiya Okado
  • 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: 7153805
    Abstract: The subject invention relates to a process for preparing a catalyst system that comprises the sequential steps of (I) reacting an organometalic compound that contains a metal from Group III-B of the Periodic System with an organoaluminum compound at a temperature which is within the range of 50° C. to 100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2006
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Wen-Liang Hsu, Adel Farhan Halasa, Chad Aaron Jasiunas
  • Patent number: 7081505
    Abstract: An organometallic composition which can be used as activating component in a metallocene catalyst for the (co)polymerization of ?-olefins, comprises: (A) a fluorinated di-unsaturated cyclic compound, having a relatively acid hydrogen atom, (B) an organometallic compound sufficiently basic to react with the acid hydrogen of the above compound (A), and (C) a polar aprotic organic compound, not containing metallic atoms, having a dielectric constant, in the pure state, equal to or greater than 2, and a weak coordinating capacity. Said composition allows a metallocene catalytic system of the ionic type to be obtained, with a high activity in the (co)polymerization of olefins and a reduced content of metallic residue in the polymeric product thus obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2006
    Assignee: Polimeri Europa S.p.A.
    Inventors: Anna Sommazzi, Francesco Masi, Giampietro Borsotti, Roberto Santi, Fausto Calderazzo, Guido Pampaloni, Vincenzo Passarelli
  • Patent number: 7056995
    Abstract: The invention relates to a catalyst system for the selective trimerization of olefins, which system is based on a titanium complex of formula (Cp-B(R)nAr)TiR13, wherein: Cp is a cyclopentadienyl type ligand, optionally substituted, B is a bridging group, based on a single atom selected from the groups 13 to 16 inclusive of the Periodic System, Ar is a aromatic group, optionally substituted, R is, independently, hydrogen, or a hydrocarbon residue, optionally being substituted and optionally containing heteroatoms, or groups R and B are joined together to form a ring, n is an integer equal to the (valency of B minus 2), and R1 is a mono-anionic group, and further comprises an activator. The present catalyst system obviates the use of toxic chromium compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2006
    Assignee: Stichting Dutch Polymer Institute
    Inventors: Patrick Jozef Wilhelmus Deckers, Bart Hessen
  • Patent number: 7022783
    Abstract: The subject invention relates to a technique for synthesizing rubbery non-tapered, random, copolymers of 1,3-butadiene and isoprene. These rubbery copolymers exhibit an excellent combination of properties for utilization in tire sidewall rubber compounds for truck tires. By utilizing these isoprene-butadiene rubbers in tire sidewalls, tires having improved cut growth resistance can be built without sacrificing rolling resistance. Such rubbers can also be employed in tire tread compounds to improve tread wear characteristics and decrease rolling resistance without sacrificing traction characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2006
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Wen-Liang Hsu, Adel Farhan Halasa, Chad Aaron Jasiunas
  • Patent number: 7001961
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst composition and a method for making the catalyst composition which comprises a polymerization catalyst and at least one gelling agent. The invention is also directed to the use of the catalyst composition in the polymerization of olefin(s). In particular, the polymerization catalyst system is supported on a carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2006
    Assignee: Univation Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Agapios Kyriacos Agapiou, Chi-I Kuo, David M. Glowczwski, Steven K. Ackerman
  • Patent number: 6998450
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for preparing homo- and co-polymers by polymerizing cyclic olefin compounds using addition polymerization. The method can produce a cyclic olefin polymer having a high molecular weight with a high yield in the presence of, as an addition polymerization catalyst, a complex prepared by mixing a nickel salt compound and an organoaluminoxane compound with at least one fluorine-containing aromatic hydrocarbon compound represented by the following formula 1 or 2 as a catalyst activator: C6RmH6-mFormula 1 where R is CF3; and m is from 1 to 3, or C6FnH6-nFormula 2 where n is from 1 to 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2006
    Assignee: Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Young Chan Jang, Hyun Kyung Sung
  • Patent number: 6887957
    Abstract: A process for the gas-phase (co-)polymerization of olefins in a fluidised bed reactor using a Ziegler-Natta type catalyst characterised in that the polymerisation is performed in the presence of an additive having the formula R—Cl where R is an alkyl group of 2 to 7 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2005
    Assignee: BP Chemicals Limited
    Inventors: Christine Chabrand, Muriel Esteban, Caroline Mladenov
  • Patent number: 6887956
    Abstract: A catalyst system suitable for use in the production of high cis polybutadiene is disclosed. The catalyst system includes a cobalt salt of the formulaCoAx?, where A is a monovalent or divalent anion and x is 1 or 2; an alkyl aluminum chloride compound of the structure R2AlCl, where R is an alkyl group containing 2-8 carbon atoms; a trialkyl aluminum compound of the formula R3Al, where R is an alkyl group containing 2-8 carbon atoms; and a catalytic amount of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2005
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies Inc.
    Inventors: Adriaan A. van der Huizen, Jean-Marc Potlet, Alain Sabatier, Patrick Le Roy