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Morgan M Hughes, Kyle G Kummer, Stephen R Betso, Michael E Rowland, Morris S Edmondson: Graft-modified, substantially linear ethylene polymers and methods for their use. The Dow Chemical Company, September 13, 1994: US05346963 (66 worldwide citation)

Substantially linear ethylene polymers, e.g., polyethylenes prepared by constrained geometry catalysis (substantially linear ethylene), which are grafted with one or more unsaturated organic compounds containing both ethylenic unsaturation and a carbonyl group, e.g., maleic anhydride, exhibit desira ...


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Morgan M Hughes, Michael E Rowland, Chad A Strait: Method of improving the oxidative thermal stability of ethylene polymers. The Dow Chemical Company, May 26, 1998: US05756659 (61 worldwide citation)

A method of improving the oxidative thermal stability of ethylene polymers is disclosed. The method comprises removing residual unreacted monomer(s), solvent and thermally unstable species from the molten polymer. The resulting polymer is characterized by having an oxidative exotherm of not more tha ...


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Kim L Walton, Yunwa W Cheung, Morgan M Hughes, Gary L Rath: Thermoplastic vulcanizate comprising interpolymers of ethylene/α-olefins. Dow Global Technologies, August 25, 2009: US07579408 (44 worldwide citation)

Thermoplastic vulcanizates comprise at least an ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer and at least one thermoplastic polymer, such as polyolefin. The ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer is a block copolymer having at least a hard block and at least a soft block. The soft block comprises a higher amount of comon ...


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Morgan M Hughes, Kyle G Kummer, Stephen R Betso, Michael E Rowland, Morris S Edmondson: Graft-modified substantially linear ethylene polymers and methods for their use. The Dow Chemical Company, January 6, 1998: US05705565 (43 worldwide citation)

Substantially linear ethylene polymers, e.g., polyethylenes prepared by constrained geometry catalysis (substantially linear ethylene), which are grafted with one or more unsaturated organic compounds containing both ethylenic unsaturation and a carbonyl group, e.g., maleic anhydride, exhibit desira ...


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Jeffery E Brann, Morgan M Hughes, Stephen H Cree, John Penfold: Silane-crosslinkable elastomer-polyolefin polymer blends their preparation and use. The Dow Chemical Company, April 21, 1998: US05741858 (43 worldwide citation)

Molded articles of silane-crosslinked blends comprising a polyolefin elastomer and a crystalline polyolefin polymer exhibit desirable tensile strength and/or compression set properties, and are prepared by (i) blending a low density polyolefin elastomer with a crystalline polyolefin polymer, (ii) gr ...


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Kim L Walton, Morgan M Hughes, Yunwa W Cheung: Polymer blends from interpolymers of ethylene/alpha-olefin with improved compatibility. Dow Global Technologies, November 24, 2009: US07622529 (33 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are polymer blends comprising at least one ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer and two different polyolefins which can be homopolymers. The ethylene/α-olefin interpolymers are block copolymers comprising at least a hard block and at least a soft block. In some embodiments, the ethylene/α ...


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Kim L Walton, Morgan M Hughes, Yunwa W Cheung, Gary L Rath: Viscosity index improver for lubricant compositions. Dow Global Technologies, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, February 16, 2010: US07662881 (26 worldwide citation)

A lubricant composition comprises a base oil and a viscosity modifier including an ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer. The ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer is a block copolymer having at least a hard block and at least a soft block. The soft block comprises a higher amount of comonomers than the hard bloc ...


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Kim L Walton, Morgan M Hughes, Yunwa W Cheung: Polymer blends from interpolymers of ethylene/α-olefin with improved compatibility. Dow Global Technologies, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, December 27, 2011: US08084537 (25 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are polymer blends comprising at least one ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer and two different poly-olefins which can be homopolymers. The ethylene/α-olefin interpolymers are block copolymers comprising at least a hard block and at least a soft block. In some embodiments, the ethylene/ ...


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Morgan M Hughes, Yunwa W Cheung, Pankaj Gupta, John J Gathers: Interpolymers of ethylene/α-olefins blends and profiles and gaskets made therefrom. Dow Global Technologies, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, March 2, 2010: US07671131 (24 worldwide citation)

Polymer blends comprise at least an ethylene/α-olefin interpolymers and at least one polyolefin. The polyolefins can be homopolymers or interpolymers and have a melt strength of at least about 6 cN. The ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer is a block copolymer having at least a hard block and at least a s ...


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Kim L Walton, Morgan M Hughes, Gary L Rath, Yunwa W Cheung: Low molecular weight ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer as base lubricant oils. Dow Global Technologies, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC, March 30, 2010: US07687442 (23 worldwide citation)

A lubricant composition comprises an ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer having a number average molecular weight of less than 10,000 g/mol as a base oil and at least one oil additive. The ethylene/α-olefin interpolymer has at least one molecular fraction which elutes between 40° C. and 130° C. when frac ...