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Bradley J Benz, William C Johnson, Mei Liu, Shawnee Wilson, Mark Grimm, Michael R St John: Method of using aldehyde-functionalized polymers to increase papermachine performance and enhance sizing. Nalco Company, Brinks Gilson & Lione, Eric D Babych, September 29, 2015: US09145646 (3 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are compositions and methods to increase paper machine performance and enhance sizing. The compositions include a sizing agent, an emulsifier, and an aqueous component. The emulsifier may be an aldehyde-functionalized polymer. The sizing agent may be selected from rosin size, an alk ...


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Stephen Matuszczak, Syed Ali Shah, Kurt John Waatti: Coated ice melting compositions. Moton Salt, Brinks Gilson & Lione, Eric D Babych, September 22, 2015: US09139758 (1 worldwide citation)

Ice melting compositions, methods for manufacturing ice melting compositions, and methods for melting ice are disclosed. The ice melting compositions can include a coarse deicing particle nucleus and a fine deicing particle coating substantially surrounding the coarse deicing particle nucleus. The f ...


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James C Merk, Nathaniel A Irwin: Method of texturing an inner surface of a self-expanding implant delivery system outer sheath. Cook Medical Technologies, Brinks Gilson & Lione, Eric D Babych, July 21, 2015: US09085054 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a textured surface on the inner surface of a sheath is provided. The sheath may be used in a delivery system to restrain a self-expanding medical implant in a compressed state. In the method, a sleeve is squeezed against a textured pattern on a mandrel to form a textured surface ...


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Tao Long, Zhengdong Liu, Jiang Long: Method for judging capacitance type touch buttons. JIANGSU HUITONG GROUP, Eric D Babych, Brinks Gilson & Lione, March 22, 2016: US09294089 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for judging capacitance type touch buttons in touch sensing technical field includes that: when touching a button, determining the change trend of the charge quantity on the button; a charge regulation is performed to the charge accumulation area corresponding to each button, until the char ...


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Weiguo Cheng, Katherine M Broadus, Dorota Smoron, Shawnee M Wilson: Anionic preflocculation of fillers used in papermaking. ECOLAB USA, Eric D Babych, Brinks Gilson & Lione, September 5, 2017: US09752283

A method of preparing a stable dispersion of flocculated filler particles for use in papermaking processes comprises use of an anionic first flocculating agent to an aqueous dispersion of filler particles, followed by addition of a second anionic flocculating agent to the dispersion and further opti ...


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Yulin Zhao, Jun Li, Qing Long Rao, Stephen Ashton, Weiguo Cheng, Aleksandar Todorovic, Alan Smith: Method of improving dewatering efficiency, increasing sheet wet web strength, increasing sheet wet strength and enhancing filler retention in papermaking. NALCO Company, Eric D Babych, Brinks Gilson & Lione, November 8, 2016: US09487916

The invention provides a method of improving dewatering efficiency, increasing sheet wet web strength, increasing sheet wet strength and enhancing filler retention in a papermaking process The method improves the efficiency of drainage aids or wet web strength aids or wet strength aid by coating at ...


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David J Castro, Robert M Lowe, Mei Liu: Method of increasing paper strength using an amine containing polymer composition. ECOLAB USA, Eric D Babych, Brinks Gilson & Lione, July 11, 2017: US09702086

The invention provides methods and compositions for increasing the strength of a paper sheet. The method involves adding to the paper sheet an amine containing polymer. The amine containing polymer interacts with materials such as GPAM or starch to make the paper stronger in terms including tensile ...


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David A Castro, Rangarani Karnati, Shawnee M Wilson, Weiguo Cheng, Mei Liu, Zhiyi Zhang: Use of nanocrystaline cellulose and polymer grafted nanocrystaline cellulose for increasing retention in papermaking process. ECOLAB USA, Eric D Babych, Brinks Gilson & Lione, April 5, 2016: US09303360

The invention provides methods and compositions for improving the characteristics of paper substrates. The method involves adding to a paper substrate an NCC-polymer. NCC polymers have unique chemical properties which result in improvements in wet strength, dry strength and drainage retention proper ...


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David A Castro, Rangarani Karnati, Shawnee M Wilson, Weiguo Cheng, Mei Liu, Zhiyi Zhang: Use of nanocrystaline cellulose and polymer grafted nanocrystaline cellulose for increasing retention in papermaking process. ECOLAB USA, Eric D Babych, Brinks Gilson & Lione, August 9, 2016: US09410288

The invention provides methods and compositions for improving the characteristics of paper substrates. The method involves adding to a paper substrate an NCC-polymer. NCC-polymers have unique chemical properties which result in improvements in wet strength, dry strength and drainage retention proper ...


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Silvia Valenti, Evemarie Hamann, Norbert Jantsch, Sven Thiele: Modified polymer compositions. TRINSEO EUROPE, Eric D Babych, Brinks Gilson & Lione, June 20, 2017: US09683066

A process for the continuous preparation of modified elastomeric polymers includes (i) providing and polymerizing at least one conjugated diene monomer and, optionally, one or more aromatic vinyl monomer in the presence of an anionic initiator and a compound according to Formula 1, e.g. 2,2-di-(2-ox ...



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