Coopersmith Myron, Kochenderfer Wayne N, Felty Lanny G: Composition and process for lubricating the skin. Esso Research and Engineering Company, June 18, 1974: US3818105 (118 worldwide citation)

C.sub.12- C.sub.14 isoparaffinic hydrocarbon fractions are effective skin lubricants and cosmetic formulation constituents. The paraffinic oils possess a unique combination of properties, namely, low viscosity, moderate volatility, plus the ability to disperse dyes and/or pigments. Typically, the is ...

Coxe Edwin F: Method for producing evacuated glass microspheres. Esso Research and Engineering Company, September 21, 1971: US3607169 (66 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for the production of low density, internally coated, evacuated microspheres wherein the sphere density is uniform and the sphere diameter and wall thickness can be controlled accurately. In a preferred embodiment of the instant method, molten glass (or other suitable nonmetalli ...

Wirth Guy B, Jahnig Charles E: Process for steam cracking crude oil. Esso Research and Engineering Company, November 2, 1971: US3617493 (66 worldwide citation)

An improved process for steam cracking a crude oil feed to produce products useful as chemical raw materials or fuels characterized by the steps wherein the crude oil feed is first passed through the convection section of a steam cracking furnace to vaporize the materials in the feed boiling below a ...

Li Sik U, Koros Robert M: Gas liquid inlet distributor. Esso Research and Engineering Company, F Donald Paris et al, January 15, 1974: US3785779 (58 worldwide citation)

A distributor for introduction of mixed gas and liquid into a vessel which provides improved mixing of the vessel's contents and intimate contact between the gas and liquid by formation of small gas bubbles. Two phase flow is baffled to assure a uniform dispersion of liquid in gas prior to sparging ...

Li Norman N, Cahn Robert P, Shrier Adam L: Liquid membrane process for the separation of aqueous mixtures. Esso Research and Engineering Company, December 18, 1973: US3779907 (53 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a process for the removal of dissolved species from aqueous solutions, which comprises contacting said aqueous solution with an emulsion, said emulsion comprising an exterior phase which is characterized as being immiscible with said aqueous solution and yet permeable to sa ...

Moss Gerald: Purifications of fuels. Esso Research and Engineering Company, April 30, 1974: US3807090 (53 worldwide citation)

Fuels containing sulphur are purified by (a) partial combustion or (b) full combustion, at 800.degree.-950.degree.C in a bed of CaO and/or MgO which combines with the sulphur. The sulphurized CaO or MgO is reactivated by contact with a regenerator gas at 1,000.degree.-1,150.degree.C with the evoluti ...

Buntin Robert R, Harding John W, Keller James P, Murdock Vollie L: Cigarette filter from polypropylene fibers. Esso Research and Engineering Company, July 27, 1971: US3595245 (52 worldwide citation)

A roving of entangled and self-bonded fine fibers of polypropylene may be formed by a melt blown roving technique which comprises extruding the polypropylene through a die having the die openings in a circle into a gas stream to attenuate the extruded polypropylene into fibers and collecting the fib ...

Bearden Jr Roby, Fink Thomas E: Alkali metal desulfurization process for petroleum oil stocks using low pressure hydrogen. Esso Research and Engineering Company, Leon Chasan et al, January 22, 1974: US3787315 (47 worldwide citation)

Low sulfur-content petroleum oil stocks are prepared by contacting a sulfur-containing oil stock with an alkali metal, preferably sodium, or an alkali metal alloy, preferably sodium/lead, thereby producing a mixture comprising a low sulfur content oil containing alkali metal salts dispersed therein. ...

Forster Eric O: Novel compositions with controlled electrical properties. Esso Research and Engineering Company, May 30, 1972: US3666876 (47 worldwide citation)

An electrical conductor shielded with an insulating coating comprising a semi-conductive material of a polymer having a dielectric constant of at least 2.0 and a filler selected from the group consisting of electrically conductive metals and their alloys, said filler having a particle size range of ...

Aldridge Clyde L: Hydrocarbon conversion process. Esso Research and Engineering Company, June 11, 1974: US3816298 (47 worldwide citation)

A process wherein a hydrocarbon feedstream comprising heavy hydrocarbons is simultaneously coked, partially desulfurized, hydrogenated, cracked and partially converted to a hydrogen-containing gas in the presence of an alkali metal containing catalyst.