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Kerrie A Johnson: Papermaking aid. Nalco Chemical Company, John G Premo, Donald G Epple, Anthony L Cupoli, February 17, 1987: US04643801 (95 worldwide citation)

An improved binder for use in paper-making contains three ingredients, a cationic starch having a degree of substitution of at least 0.01, a high molecular weight anionic polymer having a molecular weight of at least 500,000 and a degree of anionic substitution of at least 0.01, and a dispersed sili ...


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Bhupati R Bhattacharyya: Cross-linked cationic polymers for use in personal care products. Nalco Chemical Company, Joan I Norek, John G Premo, Donald G Epple, February 21, 1989: US04806345 (79 worldwide citation)

Personal care compositions are provided which have as a thickening agent a lightly cross-linked cationic vinyl addition polymer. Such compositions include water, at least one cosmetically-active agent, and such thickening agent, preferably one derived from the polymerization of a cationic vinyl addi ...


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Allen R Syrinek, Lawrence B Lyon: Low temperature breakers for gelled fracturing fluids. Nalco Chemical Company, John G Premo, Donald G Epple, Anthony L Cupoli, January 3, 1989: US04795574 (75 worldwide citation)

A method of breaking gelled viscosities of oil-based gelled fracturing fluids used in low temperature formations having operating temperatures ranging between about 60.degree.-120.degree. F. which comprises treating said oil-based gelled fracturing fluids with an effective amount of a chemical break ...


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Charles C Payne: Process for polishing semi-conductor materials. Nalco Chemical Company, John G Premo, Robert A Miller, October 2, 1979: US04169337 (67 worldwide citation)

Semi-conductors can be polished with greater efficiency by using as a polishing agent a blend of colloidal silica or silica gel and a water-soluble amine.


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Walter F Lorenc, John A Kelly, Frederick S Mandel: Carboxylate polymers for internal scale control agents in boiler systems. Nalco Chemical Company, John G Premo, Robert A Miller, Donald G Epple, July 3, 1984: US04457847 (66 worldwide citation)

A method of treating hardness present in boiler waters which are in contact with heat transfer surfaces to prevent and remove scale caused by such hardness which comprises treating such waters with a water-soluble anionic vinyl polymer containing at least 30% by weight of carboxylate functionality w ...


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Kenneth G Phillips, Wood E Hunter: Method for reducing friction loss in a well fracturing process. Nalco Chemical Company, John G Premo, Robert A Miller, May 1, 1979: US04152274 (63 worldwide citation)

A method of reducing friction loss in oil well fracturing through the addition of small amounts of copolymers of acrylamide and quaternary salts of dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate and dimethylaminopropyl methacrylamide.


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Frances C Pocius: Synergistic blend of biocides. Naloc Chemical Company, John G Premo, Robert A Miller, October 20, 1981: US04295932 (63 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling the microorganism in aqueous systems comprising treating such systems with a biocidal amount of a mixture of 75% of 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one and 25% 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one with chlorine or chlorine dioxide.


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Dodd W Fong, John E Hoots, Donald A Johnson: Modified acrylamide polymers used as scale inhibitors. Nalco Chemical Company, Joan I Norek, John G Premo, Donald G Epple, January 31, 1989: US04801388 (60 worldwide citation)

Water supplies are treated to inhibit the formation of scale deposits of alkaline earth phosphates, phosphonates, sulphates and carbonates using various hydrocarbon polymers which contain an amido functionality and which have been prepared by post-polymerization derivatization.


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Charles C Payne: Silica sol compositions for polishing silicon wafers. Nalco Chemical Company, John G Premo, Robert A Miller, Donald G Epple, July 31, 1984: US04462188 (60 worldwide citation)

Semi-conductors can be polished with greater efficiency using as a polishing agent a blend of colloidal silica or silica gel, a water-soluble amine and a water-soluble quaternary ammonium salt or base.


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Richard J Mouche, Mei Jan L Lin: Biocide treatment to control sulfate-reducing bacteria in industrial process waste waters. Nalco Chemical Company, John G Premo, Anthony L Cupoli, Donald G Epple, February 7, 1989: US04802994 (57 worldwide citation)

Sulfate-reducing bacteria present in industrial waste waters can be controlled by using hydrogen peroxide in combination with non-oxidizing organic biocides known to be effective against sulfate-reducing bacteria.