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Steven Lee Stafford, Mark Edward Stewart, Benjamin Bradford Gamble: Polyester/polyamide blend having improved flavor retaining property and clarity. Eastman Chemical Company, Bernard J Graves Jr, Jennifer R Knight, May 20, 2008: US07375154 (64 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a polyester/polyamide blend having an excellent gas barrier property. More particularly, the present invention relates to combinations of a polyethylene terephthalate polymer and a polyamide polymer having an excellent gas barrier property and short oxygen scavenging induct ...


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Yun Shan Liu, Thomas Allen Puckette: Phosphonite-containing catalysts for hydroformylation processes. Eastman Chemical Company, Jennifer R Knight, Bernard J Graves Jr, September 8, 2009: US07586010 (12 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are catalyst solutions for preparing aldehydes with variable normal- to iso-aldehyde ratios comprising one or more phosphonite ligands, rhodium, and a hydroformylation solvent. Also disclosed is a process for preparing aldehydes with variable normal- to iso-aldehyde ratios comprising conta ...


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Thomas Joseph Pecorini, Spencer Allen Gilliam, Alan Keith Phillips: Plastic baby bottles, other blow molded articles, and processes for their manufacture. Eastman Chemical Company, Betty Joy Boshears, Jennifer R Knight, August 6, 2013: US08501292 (8 worldwide citation)

The invention is generally directed to baby bottles and other articles produced by blow molding from polymeric materials having glass transition temperatures ranging from 100° C. to 130° C., as well as to processes for producing them. These articles can be exposed to boiling water and can be produce ...


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Scott Donald Barnicki, Jeffrey Scott Kanel, Kenneth Wayne Hampton Jr: Method for recovery and recycle of ruthenium homogeneous catalysts. Eastman Chemical Company, Jennifer R Knight, Dennis V Carmen, Eric D Middlemas, June 18, 2013: US08466328 (7 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a process for the extractive recovery of a homogeneous ruthenium catalyst from the reaction product of the hydrogenation of glycolic acid, glycolate esters, and/or glycolic acid oligomers with an extractant comprising a hydrophobic solvent and an optional hydrophilic solvent. The ruthen ...


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Stacey James Marsh, Angela Hartley Honeycutt: Thermosetting polyester coating compositions containing tetramethyl cyclobutanediol. Eastman Chemical Company, Eric D Middlemas, Jennifer R Knight, Bernard J Graves Jr, April 24, 2012: US08163850 (7 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are polyester resins and solvent borne thermosetting coating compositions that include these resins in combination with at least one crosslinker. The polyester resins contain 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol and exhibit a combination of good solubility in organic solvents and high h ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale, Thomas Joseph Pecorini, Mark Edward Stewart, Martin Emerson Rogers, Spencer Allen Gilliam, Michael Duane Cliffton, Emmett Dudley Crawford, David Scott Porter, Gary Wayne Connell, Marcus David Shelby: Process for the preparation of transparent, shaped articles containing polyesters comprising a cyclobutanediol. Eastman Chemical Company, Jennifer R Knight, Eric D Middlemas, Bernard J Graves Jr, June 14, 2011: US07959836 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a process for the preparation of shaped articles such as, for example, sheeting, films, tubes, bottles, preforms and profiles, having high transparency and low haze, and comprising immiscible blends of at least one polyester comprising 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol, and a copo ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale, Thomas Joseph Pecorini, Spencer Allen Gilliam, Emmett Dudley Crawford, David Scott Porter, Gary Wayne Connell, Marcus David Shelby: Transparent polymer blends containing polyesters comprising a cyclobutanediol and articles prepared therefrom. Eastman Chemical Company, Jennifer R Knight, Eric D Middlemas, Bernard J Graves Jr, June 7, 2011: US07955674 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are polymer compositions having high transparency and low haze comprising immiscible blends of at least one polyester comprising 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol, and a copolyamide or a transamidized, homogeneous blend of a least two polyamides. The components of the immiscible blen ...


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Wesley Raymond Hale, Thomas Joseph Pecorini, Mark Edward Stewart, Martin Emerson Rogers, Spencer Allen Gilliam, Michael Duane Cliffton, Emmett Dudley Crawford, David Scott Porter, Gary Wayne Connell, Marcus David Shelby: Transparent, oxygen-scavenging compositions containing polyesters comprising a cyclobutanediol and articles prepared therefrom. Eastman Chemical Company, Jennifer R Knight, Eric D Middlemas, Bernard J Graves Jr, June 14, 2011: US07959998 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are oxygen-scavenging polymer compositions having high transparency and low haze comprising immiscible blends of at least one polyester comprising 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol, a copolyamide or a transamidized, homogeneous blend of a least two polyamides, and a metal catalyst. T ...


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Stacey James Marsh, Angela Hartley Honeycutt: Thermosetting polyester coating compositions containing tetramethyl cyclobutanediol. Eastman Chemical Company, Jennifer R Knight, Eric Middlemas, August 27, 2013: US08519055 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are polyester resins and solvent borne thermosetting coating compositions that include these resins in combination with at least one crosslinker. The polyester resins contain 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol and exhibit a combination of good solubility in organic solvents and high h ...


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Stacey James Marsh, Angela Hartley Honeycutt, Deepanjan Bhattacharya: Coating compositions containing tetramethyl cyclobutanediol. Eastman Chemical Company, Jennifer R Knight, Eric Middlemas, September 3, 2013: US08524834 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are solvent borne thermosetting coating compositions that contain a curable polyester resin blended with an acrylic copolymer, a crosslinker, and a solvent. The polyester resin contains 2,2,4,4-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclobutanediol and exhibits good dry time, compatibility with acrylic resins, s ...