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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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Stephen R Betso, Martin J Guest: Impact modification of filled thermoplastics. The Dow Chemical Company, November 19, 1996: US05576374 (58 worldwide citation)

Filled compositions having good low temperature impact performance made from a thermoplastic (e.g., a polyolefin such as polypropylene) and either at least one linear ethylene/C.sub.5 -C.sub.20 .alpha.-olefin or at least one substantially linear ethylene/C.sub.3 -C.sub.20 .alpha.-olefin polymer are ...


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Yuh Chin Hwang, Stephen R Betso, Thomas J McKeand Jr, H Craig Silvis, Deepak R Parikh, Don J Germano, Seema V Karande: Paintable olefinic interpolymer compositions. The Dow Chemical Company, Dow Europe, March 16, 1999: US05883188 (56 worldwide citation)

Paintable thermoplastic polyolefin compositions are disclosed which comprise (i) about 20 to about 70 wt % of at least one graft-modified polypropylene, (ii) about 10 to about 40 wt % of at least one nongrafted or graft-modified homogeneously branched linear ethylene polymer, ethylene-propylene mono ...


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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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H Craig Silvis, Daniel J Murray, Thomas R Fiske, Stephen R Betso, Robert R Turley: Impact modification of thermoplastics. The Dow Chemical Company, October 28, 1997: US05681897 (34 worldwide citation)

Compositions having good low temperature impact performance made from a thermoplastic (e.g., a polyolefin such as polypropylene) and either at least one linear ethylene/C.sub.5 -C.sub.20 .alpha.-olefin or at least one substantially linear ethylene/C.sub.3 -C.sub.20 .alpha.-olefin polymer are disclos ...


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Yuh Chin Hwang, Thomas J McKeand Jr, Stephen R Betso, H Craig Silvis, Deepak R Parikh, Don J Germano: Paintable olefinic interpolymer compositions. The Dow Chemical Company, June 13, 1995: US05424362 (32 worldwide citation)

Paintable thermoplastic polyolefin compositions are disclosed which comprise (i) 30 to about 70 wt % of at least one polypropylene or graft-modified polypropylene, (ii) 0 to about 40 wt % of at least one nongrafted or graft-modified substantially linear ethylene polymer, and (iii) 0 to about 50 wt % ...


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Joseph A Dibbern, Stephen R Betso, David G Bertelsman, Martin J Guest: Highly filled thermoplastic compositions. Dow Global Technologies, October 29, 2002: US06472042 (23 worldwide citation)

Filled thermoplastic compositions useful e.g., as sound-deadening sheeting for automotive carpet are obtained by blending at least one ethylene/&agr;-olefin interpolymer; about 40-95 percent by weight of filler; and optionally elastomeric polymers.


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Jerker B I Kjellqvist, Stephen R Betso, Ronald Wevers, Johan A Thoen, John O Bieser: Floor, wall or ceiling covering. The Dow Chemical Company, July 3, 2001: US06254956 (22 worldwide citation)

A floor, wall or ceiling covering which comprises one or more substantially random interpolymers prepared by polymerizing one or more &agr;-olefin monomers with one or more vinylidene aromatic monomers and/or one or more hindered aliphatic or cycloaliphatic vinylidene monomers, and optionally with o ...


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Mark J Hall, Stephen R Betso, Duane F Foye, Kun S Hyun, Steven R Jenkins, Donald E Kirkpatrick, Paul T Louks, James A Stevenson: Extrudable thermoplastic particulates. The Dow Chemical, August 17, 1993: US05236649 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a coated particulate in the form of a powder or in the form of a pellet, the particulate comprising a vinylidene chloride interpolymer and being coated with at least one processing aid at a level effective to improve the extrudability of the vinylidene chloride interpolymer. ...