Robert D Giglia, John A Sedlak, David W Lipp: Electrochromic devices with polymeric electrolytes. American Cyanamid Company, Bruce F Jacobs, Gordon L Hart, November 13, 1979: US04174152 (169 worldwide citation)

Improved electrochromic devices result from the incorporation of novel polymeric electrolytes. The electrolytes are based upon copolymers prepared from vinyl monomers and acid-group-containing monomers.

Balwant Singh, John A Sedlak: Additives for improving tire cord adhesion and toughness of vulcanized rubber compositions. Cytec, Bart E Lerman, Michael J Kelly, Claire M Schultz, March 29, 1994: US05298539 (29 worldwide citation)

New additives in rubber compositions improve tire cord adhesion without need to use resorcinol. The new additives are derivatives of melamine, aceto guanamine, benzoguanamine, cyclohexylguanamine, and glycoluril, substituted with at least two vinyl-terminated radicals. Preferred compounds may also b ...

Robin W Dexter, Peter S Forgione, John A Sedlak: Emulsion copolymers of meta- or para-isopropenyl-alpha, alpha-di-methylbenzylisocyanates. American Cyanamid Company, Roger S Benjamin, June 28, 1988: US04754011 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of making a copolymer of meta- or para-isopropenyl- .alpha.,.alpha.-dimethylbenzylisocyanate and at least one other ethylenically unsaturated comonomer polymerizable therewith, comprising polymerizing the meta- or para-isopropenyl- .alpha.,.alpha.-dimethylbenzylisocyanate and at least one o ...


John A Sedlak, Mark A Higgins, Amy P Essenfeld: Process for preparing esters of 3,5,6-trichlorosalicyclic acid. American Cyanamid Company, Frank M Van Riet, March 16, 1993: US05194666 (4 worldwide citation)

An improved process for the synthesis of esters of 3,5,6-trichlorosalicylic acid in quantitative yield comprises reacting the acid with an alcohol under distillation conditions in the presence of a titanium ester or chelate catalyst, whereby byproduct ether formation from the alcohol is suppressed. ...

Richard B Wasser, John A Sedlak: Use of a dissolved cellulose as a dry strength agent and drainage aid for paper. American Cyanamid Company, Bruce F Jacobs, July 17, 1979: US04161423

Cellulose dissolved in a suitable solvent and added to an aqueous suspension of paper-making cellulose fibers provides paper of improved dry strength.