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Herbicide-resistant hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenases

. . . . . . The present invention refers to method for producing a transgenic plant with increased herbicide tolerance or resistance as compared to a corresponding non-transformed wild type plant, comprising transforming a plant cell or a plant cell nucleus or a plant tissue with a nucleic acid molecule encoding a hppd polypeptide, as well as to the nucleic acid, and plants with increased hppd-inhibiting herbicide tolerance or resistance comprising the nucleic acid of the invention.. . ... Basf Se

A proppant

A proppant includes a particle present in an amount of from 90 to 99.5 percent by weight based on the total weight of the proppant, and a polyurethane coating disposed about the particle and present in an amount of from 0.5 to 10 percent by weight based on the total weight of the proppant. The polyurethane coating comprises the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component comprising a polydiene polyol.. ... Basf Se

Method for purifying adipodinitrile (adn)

The present invention relates to a process for purifying adiponitrile (adn), wherein crude adn is introduced into a rectification apparatus (r1). The rectification apparatus (r1) comprises a first side draw and preferably also a second side draw, the first side draw being disposed below the crude adn introduction point and the optional second side draw being disposed above the crude adn introduction point. ... Basf Se

Carbon materials comprising enhanced electrochemical properties

. . . . The present application is directed to carbon materials comprising an optimized pore structure. The carbon materials comprise enhanced electrochemical properties and find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, as electrode material in ultracapacitors. ... Basf Se

Monosubstituted diazabenzimidazole carbene metal complexes for use in organic light emitting diodes

An organic electronic device, preferably an organic light-emitting diode (oled), comprising at least one metal-carbene complex comprising one, two or three specific bidentate diazabenzimidazole carbene ligands; a light-emitting layer comprising said metal-carbene complex as emitter material, preferably in combination with at least one host material; the use of said metal-carbene complex in an oled; an apparatus selected from the group consisting of stationary visual display units, mobile visual display units, illumination units, units in items of clothing, units in handbags, units in accessories, units in furniture and units in wallpaper comprising said organic electronic device, preferably said oled, or said light-emitting layer; the metal-carbene complex comprising one, two or three specific bidentate diazabenzimidazole carbene ligands mentioned above and a process for the preparation of said metal-carbene complex.. . ... Basf Se

Endoglucanase-induced production of cellulose oligomers

The invention relates to a process for the production of cellulose oligomers (cellooligomers) using endoglucanases and to the use in various technical fields of the oligomers produced.. . ... Basf Se

Gel-like polymer composition obtained by polymerising a monomer containing acid groups in the presence of a polyether compound

The present invention concerns a method for producing a gel-like polymer composition, in which an [alpha],[beta]-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid is subject to radical polymerisation in the presence of at least one polyether component, the gel-like polymer composition obtainable using this method and the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

Solid polymer composition obtained by polymerization of an acid group containing monomer in the presence of a polyether compound

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a polymer composition, in which an α,β-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid is subjected to a free-radical polymerization in the presence of at least one polyether component, to the polymer composition obtainable by this process and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

Mixtures, methods and compositions pertaining to conductive materials

This invention pertains to mixtures and methods that can be used to produce materials comprising an electrically and/or thermally conductive coating as well as compositions that are materials that possess an electrically and/or thermally conductive coating. The mixtures and methods can be used to fabricate transparent conductive films and other transparent conductive materials.. ... Basf Se

Dithiolene metal complex colorless ir absorbers

The invention relates to the use of compounds of formulae (1) and/or (11) as colorless 1r absorbers wherein m is ni, pd, pt, au, ir, fe, zn, w, cu, mo, in, mn, co, mg, v, cr or ti, x1, x2 and x3 are each independently of the others sulfur or oxygen, r1, r2, r3, r4, r5 and r6 are each independently of the others hydrogen, nr7r8, unsubstituted or substituted c1-c18alkyl, c1-c18 alkyl wherein the alkylene chain is interrupted with oxygen, unsubstituted or substituted c1-c18alkenyl, unsubstituted or substituted aryl, unsubstituted or substituted arylalkyl or unsubstituted or substituted heteroarylalkyl, r7 and r8, each independently of the other, being unsubstituted or substituted c1-c18alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted aryl, un substituted or substituted arylalkyl or unsubstituted or substituted heteroarylalkyl, a further ir absorber optionally being added to the compounds of formulae (i) and (ii). The invention relates also to novel dithiolene compounds of formulae (i) and (ii) wherein x1 is oxygen and x2 and x3 are oxygen or sulfur. ... Basf Se

Method for producing 2,3,5-trimethyl benzoquinone by oxidation of 2,3,6-trimethylphenol

The invention relates to a method for producing 2,3,5-trimethyl benzoquinone or a compound containing 2,3,5-trimethyl benzoquinone, the method comprising the following steps: oxidation of 2,3,6-trimethylphenol with oxygen or an oxygen-containing gas in a two-or multi-phase reaction medium in the presence of a catalyst or catalyst system containing at least one copper (ii)-halide to a mixture containing 2,3,5-trimethyl benzoquinone, characterized in that the reaction medium contains water and at least one secondary aliphatic acyclic alcohol having 6 or more, preferably 7 or more, carbon atoms.. . ... Basf Se

Process for the preparation of 3-heptanol from a mixture containing 2-ehthylhexanal and 3-heptyl formate

The invention relates to a method for producing 2,3,5-trimethyl benzoquinone or a compound containing 2,3,5-trimethyl benzoquinone, the method comprising the following steps: oxidation of 2,3,6-trimethylphenol with oxygen or an oxygen-containing gas in a two- or multi-phase reaction medium in the presence of a catalyst or catalyst system containing at least one copper (ii)-halide to a mixture containing 2,3,5-trimethyl benzoquinone, characterized in that the reaction medium contains water and at least one secondary aliphatic acyclic alcohol having 6 or more, preferably 7 or more, carbon atoms.. . ... Basf Se

Method and system for carrying out an exothermic gas phase reaction on a heterogeneous particulate catalyst

The invention relates to a method for producing 1,3 butadien by means of the oxidative dehydration of n-butenes on a heterogenous particulate multimetal oxide catalyst which contains molybdenum as the active compound and at least one other metal and which is filled into the contact tubes (kr) of two or more tube bundle reactors (r-i, r-ii), wherein a heat transfer medium flows around the intermediate space between the contact tubes (kr) of the two or more tube bundle reactors (r-i, r-ii). The method includes a production mode and a regeneration mode which are carried out in an alternating manner. ... Basf Se

A polymer suitable for use in hair styling

The present invention relates to a method for making a copolymer comprising polymerizing the monomers in a solution comprising the monomers and a solvent, wherein the solvent comprises water and an alcohol. Furthermore, the present invention relates to the copolymer obtainable by this method (“the copolymer according to the present invention”) and to the use of the copolymer according to the present invention for styling or for fixing human hair. ... Basf Se

12/22/16 / #20160367466

Liquid dispersion polymer compositions, their preparation and their use

The present disclosure relates to liquid dispersion polymer compositions which comprise microparticles of a hydrophilic, water soluble, or swellable polymer. The embodiments described herein are useful in personal care and pharmaceutical compositions.. ... Basf Se

12/22/16 / #20160367457

Capryloyl alanine ethylester as a penetration enhancer

The present invention relates to penetration enhancers especially the use of caprylol-alanine ethylester as penetration enhancer in cosmetic or other topical compositions and cosmetic compositions comprising this penetration enhancer in combination with active ingredients, especially uv-filters, anti-acne actives, anti-aging actives, anti-inflammatory agents, hair modulating agents, antiperspirant or deodorizing agents, whitening agents, self-tanning agents and/or vitamins.. . ... Basf Se

12/22/16 / #20160366889

Method for controlling pests in soybean

A method for controlling pests of soybean plants comprises the step of contacting the soybean plant, parts of it, its propagation material, the pests, their food supply, habitat or breeding grounds with one or more components of the ginkgo tree selected from the group consisting of bilobalide, ginkgolide a, ginkgolide b, ginkgolide c, ginkgolide j and ginkgolide m.. . ... Basf Se

12/15/16 / #20160365605

Inorganic coordination polymers as gelling agents

. . Use of a compound of formula (i) wherein r1 and r2 are selected independently from each other from c1-c10 alkyl, which may be substituted by one or more f, or wherein r1 and r2 are linked and jointly selected from c2-c3 alkanediyl forming together with the group -opo- a five- or six-membered heterocycle which may be substituted by one or more substituents selected from f and optionally fluorinated c1-c10 alkyl, as gelling agent in an aprotic organic solvent or solvent mixture.. . ... Basf Se

12/15/16 / #20160365519

Heteroacenes for organic electronics

The present invention provides compounds of formula 1 wherein x1 and x2 are independently from each other o, s or se, and an electronic device comprising the compounds as semiconducting material.. . ... Basf Se

12/15/16 / #20160362696

Modified microorganism with improved biomass separation behaviour

The present invention relates to a modified microorganism having, compared to its wild-type, a reduced activity of the enzyme that is encoded by the wcaj-gene. The present invention also relates to a method for producing an organic compound and to the use of a modified microorganism.. ... Basf Se

12/15/16 / #20160362535

5h-furan-2-one derivatives stabilization of organic material

A composition, which comprises a) an organic material susceptible to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation; and b) a compound of formula i (formula i) (i) where r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, r9 and r10 are independently from each other h, c1-c8-alkyl, c4-c8-cycloalkyl, phenyl, c1-c4-alkoxy or halogen; n is 1, 2, 3, or 4; and when n is 1 a is —c(=0)-or′1, —c(=0)-n(r′2)(r′3), —cn, phenyl, which is unsubstituted or substituted by one or more c1-c8-alkyl, c4-c8-alkoxy, c5-c7-cycloalkyl or halogen, —h or —s02-phenyl; when n is 2 a is —c(=0)-0-z1—o—c(=0)-, —c(=0)-n(r″1)—z2—n(r″2)—c(=0)- or piperazine-n,n′-biscarbonyl.. . ... Basf Se

12/08/16 / #20160355829

Recombinant microorganism for improved production of fine chemicals

. . . . The present invention relates to a recombinant nucleic acid molecule, a recombinant microorganism, to a method for producing alanine and to the use of the recombinant nucleic acid molecule or the recombinant microorganism for the fermentative production of alanine.. . ... Basf Se

12/08/16 / #20160355698

Multistage polymers and compositions thereof

Provided are multistage polymers that comprise (i) a first stage comprising a first copolymer having a first theoretical tg, the first copolymer being derived from a soft ethylenically-unsaturated monomer, a phosphorus-containing monomer, and an acetoacetoxy monomer; and (ii) a second stage comprising a second polymer having a second theoretical tg, the second polymer being derived from one or more hard ethylenically-unsaturated monomers. The multistage polymers can be in the form of multilayer particles that comprise (i) a first layer comprising the first copolymer; and (ii) a second layer surrounding at least a portion of the first layer comprising the second polymer. ... Basf Se

12/08/16 / #20160355693

Coating compositions for security elements and holograms

The present invention relates to the use of coating compositions, comprising shaped transition metal, especially silver, particles and a binder, wherein the ratio of pigment to binder is preferably such that the resulting coating shows an angle dependent colour change, for the production of security elements and holograms. When the coating compositions of the present invention are used in coating a hologram the obtained products show a an angle dependent colour change (flip/flop effect), different colours in reflection and transmission, an extremely bright ovd image and extremely strong rainbow effect, high purity and contrast.. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160351970

Electrode unit for an electrochemical device

. . An electrode unit for an electrochemical device, comprising (i) a solid electrolyte which divides a space for molten cathode material, selected from the group consisting of elemental sulfur and polysulfide of the alkali metal anode material, and a space for molten alkali metal anode material, and (ii) a porous solid state electrode directly adjacent to the solid electrolyte within the space for the cathode material, with a non-electron-conducting intermediate layer s present between the solid state electrode and the solid electrolyte, wherein this intermediate layer s has a thickness in the range from 0.5 to 5 mm and, before the first charge of the electrochemical device, has been impregnated fully with a polysulfide composition, comprising (a) pure polysulfides met2sx with met=alkali metal of the alkali metal anode material selected from lithium, sodium, potassium, and x is dependent on the alkali metal and is 2, 3, 4 or 5 for na and is 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 for li and is 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 for k, or (b) mixtures of the polysulfides of one and the same alkali metal from (a) with one another.. . ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160349180

Determination of a fungal infection of a plant by chlorophyll fluorescence induced by different excitation wavelengths

The present invention relates to a method for determining a fungal infection of a plant—the method comprises: emitting excitation radiation by one or more radiation sources to the plant, said radiation comprising first excitation wavelengths being within the absorption band of a compound whose content in the plant is affected by a fungal infection, in particular a phenolic compound, and second excitation wavelengths being outside the absorption band of said compound, thereby inducing chlorophyll fluorescence; detecting chlorophyll fluorescence radiation from the plant; and obtaining a value being indicative for the fungal infection of the plant, said value is dependent from the detected chlorophyll fluorescence radiation induced by excitation radiation of the first excitation wavelengths and the detected chlorophyll fluorescence radiation induced by excitation radiation of the second excitation wavelengths. Moreover, the present invention relates to a detection device, in particular a mobile detection device, for carrying out this method.. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160348243

Process for the generation of thin inorganic films

The present invention relates to a process for the generation of thin inorganic films on substrates, in particular an atomic layer deposition process. This process comprises bringing a compound of general formula (i) into the gaseous or aerosol state and depositing the compound of general formula (i) from the gaseous or aerosol state onto a solid substrate, wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, and r6 are independent of each other hydrogen, an alkyl group, or a trialkylsilyl group, n is an integer from 1 to 3, m is a metal or semimetal, 1 x is a ligand which coordinates m, and m is an integer from 0 to 4.. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160348082

Microorganisms for succinic acid production

The present invention relates to a modified microorganism having, compared to its wild-type, a reduced activity of the enzyme that is encoded by the pyka-gene. The present invention also relates to a method for producing an organic compound and to the use of modified microorganisms.. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160348032

Use of ortho-substituted ethoxylated al or zn-phthalocyanine compounds as photobleach agents in laundry detergents

The present invention relates to the use of ortho-substituted ethoxylated al or zn-phthalocyanine compounds as photobleach agents for the removal of stains and soil on textile materials, particularly in laundry detergents. A further aspect of the invention is a process for removing stains and soil from textile materials using the al or zn-phthalocyanine compounds in a washing process and exposing the washed textile material to actinic radiation. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160348024

The use of alkoxylated polyethylene glycols in lubricating oil compositions

The presently claimed invention is directed to the use of polyethylene glycols that are prepared by alkoxylating polyethylene glycol with at least one c8-c30 epoxy alkane in lubricating oil compositions.. . ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160347908

Process for producing nylon-6,6

The present invention relates to a process for producing nylon-6,6 by a) providing a muconic acid starting material selected from muconic acid, esters of muconic acid, lactones of muconic acid and mixtures thereof, b) subjecting the muconic acid starting material provided in step a) at least to some extent to a reaction with hydrogen in the presence of at least one hydrogenation catalyst hb) to give adipic acid, c1) subjecting the muconic acid starting material provided in step a) to some extent to a reaction with hydrogen in the presence of at least one hydrogenation catalyst hc1) to give 1,6-hexanediol, or c2) subjecting the adipic acid obtained in step b) to some extent to a reaction with hydrogen in the presence of at least one hydrogenation catalyst hc2) to give 1,6-hexanediol, d) subjecting the 1,6-hexanediol obtained in step c1) or c2) to amination in the presence of an amination catalyst to obtain hexamethylenediamine, e) subjecting the hexamethylenediamine obtained in step d) and at least a portion of the adipic acid obtained in step b) to polycondensation to obtain nylon-6,6.. . ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160347904

Method for producing polyurethane rigid foams and polyisocyanurate rigid foams

The present invention relates to polyester polyols obtainable or obtained by esterification of 10 to 70 mol % of at least one compound from the group consisting of terephthalic acid (tpa), dimethyl terephthalate (dmt), polyethylene terephthalate (pet), phthalic anhydride (pa), phthalic acid and isophthalic acid, 0.1 to 30 mol % of one or more fatty acids and/or fatty acid derivatives, 10 to 70 mol % of one or more aliphatic or cycloaliphatic diols having 2 to 18 carbon atoms or alkoxylates thereof, 5 to 70 mol % of a polyether polyol prepared by alkoxylating an aromatic starter molecule having a functionality of not less than 2, and of 0 to 70 mol % of a tri- or polyol other than the polyether polyol, all based on the total amount of the components used, wherein the amounts used of the components add up to 100 mol %. The present invention further relates to a process for producing rigid polyurethane or polyisocyanurate foams which comprises reacting an isocyanate component with a polyol component (pk) comprising a polyester polyol of the present invention and further components, to the polyol component as such and also to the rigid polyurethane or polyisocyanurate foams obtainable or obtained by a process of the present invention. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160347789

Method for purification of antibodies, antibody fragments or engineered variants thereof using specific anthraquinone dye-ligand structures

The present invention relates to novel adsorbents applicable a process for the separation or purification of antibodies, antibody fragments or engineered variants thereof, which comprise anthraquinone dye ligands; corresponding purification processes; and corresponding analytical or preparative separation kits.. . ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160347736

Sterically hindered amine stabilizer

The present invention relates to oxygen-substituted sterically hindered amines of the formulae i or ii: (ii), wherein, for example, f2, r3, r5, r6, r8, r9, r11, r12, r13, r14 are n-butyl: z1 to z10 are propoxy and r1, r4, r7, r10, r13 are 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-propoxy-piperidin-4-yl. Compositions comprising compounds of formulae i or ii and an organic material, which is susceptible to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation, are further disclosed. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160347698

Ethers of bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexanes

The present invention relates to ethers of 1,2-, 1,3- and 1,4-bis(hydroxymethyl)cyclohexanes, to the preparation of such ethers and also to the use of such ethers as fragrances and as formulation auxiliaries in fragrance-comprising preparations.. . ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160347034

Insulating assembly for a storage vessel and process for its preparation

The present invention relates to a process for preparing an insulating element for a tank comprising the steps of covering at least two surfaces of a mold with a metal foil; introducing a foam forming composition in the mold; and allowing a foam to form between the metal foils. The present invention further relates to the insulating element as such, an insulating assembly for a tank comprising insulating elements which are designed to fit closely to the periphery of the tank, wherein the insulating element is obtained or obtainable according to the process of the present invention; and also the use of said insulating assembly to insulate a tank, a tank wagon or a container.. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160346768

Process for preparing a multielement oxide comprising bismuth and tungsten by coprecipitation

Shaped catalyst bodies comprising a multielement oxide i having the general stoichiometry i [bi1wbox]a[mo12z1cz2dfeez3fz4gz5hoy]1 (i), where z1=ni or co, z2=alkali metal or alkaline earth metal, z3=zinc, phosphorus, arsenic, boron, antimony, tin, cerium, vanadium, chromium or bismuth, z4=silicon, aluminum, titanium, tungsten or zirconiurn, z5=copper, silver, gold, yttrium, lanthanum and lanthanides, a=0.1 to 3, b=0.1 to 10, c=1 to 10, d=0.01 to 2, e=0.01 to 5, f=0 to 5, g=0 to 10, h=0 to 1 and x, y=numbers determined by the valence and abundance of the elements other than oxygen in i, as active composition are produced by preforming a mixed oxide bi1wbox by coprecipitation from an aqueous environment at a ph in the range from 1.5 to 3 and isolation of the precipitate by means of a mechanical separation process and mixing the preformed mixed oxide bi1wbox with a precursor having the stoichiometry [mo12z1cz2dfeez3fz4gz5hoy], shaping the mixture to form shaped bodies and thermally treating and calcining the shaped bodies at elevated temperature to give the shaped catalyst bodies. The process leads to homogeneous precipitation products having a stoichiometric composition. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160346739

Filtration apparatus

A filtration apparatus for filtering fluids including a top compartment, a filtration compartment, and a bottom compartment. The filtration compartment includes plural filtration elements arranged in parallel, the filtration elements further including at least one permeate collecting tube, wherein the permeate connecting tube is in fluid communication with the top compartment such that in a filtration operation a continuous permeate flow into a permeate collecting chamber of the top compartment is provided and in a backwash operation permeate collected in the permeate collecting chamber is flushed back through the filtration elements. ... Basf Se

12/01/16 / #20160345581

Pyrazoles for controlling invertebrate pests

The present invention relates to novel pyrazoles of formula i. Moreover, the invention relates to processes and intermediates for preparing the pyrazoles of formula i, and also to active compound combinations comprising them, to compositions comprising them, and to their use for protecting growing plants from attack or infestation by invertebrate pests. ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160344067

Protective layers for electrochemical cells

. . Articles and methods including layers for protection of electrodes in electrochemical cells are provided. As described herein, a layer, such as a protective layer for an electrode, may comprise a plurality of particles (e.g., crystalline inorganic particles, amorphous inorganic particles). ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160343933

Precursor composition for alkaline earth metal containing ceramic layers

The present invention deals with precursor composition for alkaline earth metal containing ceramic layers. In particular, the present invention pertains to a precursor composition containing:(i) one or more soluble compounds of transition metals (ii) one or more soluble compounds of alkaline earth metals (iii) one or more soluble compounds of rare earth metals (iv) difluorinated carboxylate and/or partly fluorinated propionates (v) one or more solvents, wherein the difference between the boiling points of the corresponding acid of the components (i) to (iii) to the boiling point of component (iv) is less than 60 k.. ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160340666

Method for the biocatalytic cyclization of terpenes and cyclase mutants employable therein

The present invention relates to novel mutants with cyclase activity and use thereof in a method for biocatalytic cyclization of terpenes, such as in particular for the production of isopulegol by cyclization of citronellal; a method for the preparation of menthol and methods for the biocatalytic conversion of further compounds with structural motifs similar to terpene.. . ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160340614

Efficient surfactant system on plastic and all types of ware

Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160340613

Efficient surfactant system on plastic and all types of ware

Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160340612

Efficient surfactant system on plastic and all types of ware

Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160340525

Coating compositions for removing free formaldehyde from the environment

The invention relates to a coating composition comprising: (a) 10% to 99.9% by weight of resin based on the total weight of the coating composition; and (b) 0.1% to 20% by weight of a formaldehyde scavenger based on the total weight of the coating composition, wherein the formaldehyde scavenger has at least one active methylene hydrogen and is solid at room temperature. The invention relates to use of a coating composition for removing free formaldehyde from the environment, wherein the formaldehyde scavenger has at least one active methylene hydrogen and is solid at room temperature.. ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160340509

Polyolefin copolymers as color enhancers in polyamides

The present invention relates to the use of polyolefin copolymers a) for reducing color changes during the heating of polymer compositions which contain at least one thermoplastic polyamide b).. . ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160340465

Method for producing a thermoplastic copolymers from polycaprolactam and thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a thermoplastic copolymer from polycaprolactam and thermoplastic polyurethane (tpu), to thermoplastic copolymers thus obtained and to shaped articles formed from copolymers of this type.. . ... Basf Se

11/24/16 / #20160338939

Copolymers useful as rheology modifiers and home and personal care compositions comprising said copolymers

The present invention relates to aqueous personal care, household care, and/or fabric care compositions comprising the instant copolymers. Also disclosed are methods for the rheological modification of aqueous personal care, household care, and/or fabric care compositions comprising the instant copolymers.. ... Basf Se

11/17/16 / #20160333364

Saccharide-modified nucleic acid molecules

The present invention refers to the transfection of cells using a conjugate comprising at least one saccharide residue at least one nucleosidic component selected from nucleic acids, nucleosides and nucleotides. This conjugate is suitable for the transfection of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells such as plant cells or mammalian cells including human cells with high efficacy. ... Basf Se

11/17/16 / #20160333277

Method for removing sulfur compounds from hydrocarbon streams

A process for removing sulfur compounds selected from mercaptans (r—sh), organic sulfides (r—s—r′), organic disulfides (r—s—s—r′) and carbonyl sulfide (cos) from a hydrocarbonaceous stream comprises an absorption step of contacting the hydrocarbonaceous stream comprising one or more sulfur compounds with an absorbent comprising a first transition metal sulfide to bind at least some of the sulfur present in the sulfur compound or compounds in the transition metal sulfide as additional sulfur to form a second transition metal sulfide.. . ... Basf Se

11/17/16 / #20160332944

Method for producing arylpropenes

The present invention relates to a process for preparing arylpropenes, especially 1-methoxy-4-(1-propenyl)benzene (anethole), by means of thermolysis of the corresponding 1,1-diarylpropanes.. . ... Basf Se

11/17/16 / #20160332140

Process for producing water-absorbent polymer particles by polymerizing droplets of a monomer solution

The present invention relates to a process for producing water-absorbent polymer particles by polymerizing droplets of a monomer solution in a surrounding heated gas phase in a reactor comprising a gas distributor (3), a reaction zone (5) and a fluidized bed (27), the gas leaving the reactor is treated in a condenser column (12) with an aqueous solution, the treated gas leaving the condenser column (12) is recycled at least partly to the fluidized bed (27), wherein the gas leaving the condenser column (12) comprises from 0.05 to 0.3 kg steam per kg dry gas and the steam content of the gas entering the gas distributor (3) is less than 80% of the steam content of the gas leaving the condenser column (12).. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160326389

Lamination printing ink comprising an aqueous dispersion comprising polyurethane

. . The present invention relates to a lamination printing ink comprising an aqueous polyurethane dispersion binder, pigments, an aqueous carrier and optional additives, wherein the polyurethane is made of polyisocyanates, specific polyesterdiols, polytetrahydrofuran diol, monohydroxy-poly(alkylene oxide), diamino acid compound, polyamine compound and optionally one or more low molecular weight polyols.. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160326347

Plasticizer composition containing furan derivatives and 1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylic ester

The present invention relates to a plasticizer composition which comprises at least one furan derivative and at least one 1,2-cyclohexanedicarboxylate ester, molding compounds which comprise a thermoplastic polymer or an elastomer and such a plasticizer composition and the use of these plasticizer compositions and molding compounds.. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160326307

Polyester hydrogels

The present invention relates to a polyester comprising units derived from monomers a, b and c, wherein the group of monomers a consists of (a1) monomers a1, or (a2) monomers a1 and monomers a2, with monomers a1 and monomers a2 being present in a molar ratio of at least 31:69, preferably at least 4:1, wherein the monomers a1 are selected from the group consisting of aromatic sulfonated dicarboxylic acid based monomers of general formulae (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv), and wherein the monomers a2 are selected from the group consisting of non-sulfonated aromatic dicarboxylic acid based monomers of general formulae (v), (vi) and (vii); and wherein the group of monomers b consists of (b1) monomers b1, or (b2) monomers b1 and monomers b2, with monomers b1 and monomers b2 being present in a molar ratio of at least 1:9, preferably at least 4:1, wherein the monomers b1 are selected from the group consisting of unsaturated dicarboxylic acid based monomers of general formula (viii), and wherein the monomers b2 are selected from the group consisting of saturated dicarboxylic acid based monomers of general formula (ix); and wherein the group of monomers c consists of (c1) monomers c1, (c2) monomers c2, or (c3) monomers c1 and c2, wherein the monomers c1 are selected from the group consisting of ethylene glycol based monomers of general formula (x), and wherein the monomers c2 are selected from the group consisting of propylene glycol based monomers of general formula (xi), and wherein the molar ratio of the units derived from the group of monomers a to the units derived from the group of monomers b is from 9:1 to 1:2.4, and wherein the molar ratio of the units derived from the groups of monomers a and b to the units derived from the group of monomers c is from 1.3:1 to 1:1.3. The polyester of the invention is preferably cross-linked.. ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160326306

Polyester hydrogels

Cross-linked polyester derived from unsaturated polyester chains, which are inter-molecularly cross-linked and comprise units derived from unsaturated dicarboxylic acid based monomers and ethylene glycol based monomers.. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160326094

Process for hydrogenating 4,4'-methylenedianiline

The present invention relates to a process for hydrogenating 4,4′-methylenedianiline and/or polymeric mda with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst comprising ruthenium on a zirconium oxide support material, and also to the use of a catalyst comprising ruthenium on a zirconium oxide support material for hydrogenating 4,4′-methylenedianiline and/or polymeric mda.. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160326092

Method for producing hexamethylenediamine

The invention relates to a method for producing hexamethylenediamine, wherein a) a muconic acid starting material is provided, which is selected from among muconic acid, esters of muconic acid, lactones of muconic acid, and mixtures thereof, b) the muconic acid starting material is subjected to a reaction with hydrogen in the presence of at least one hydrogenation catalyst in order to form 1,6-hexanediol, and c) the 1,6-hexanediol obtained in step b) is subjected to amination in the presence of an amination catalyst in order to obtain hexamethylenediamine. The invention further relates to hexamethylenediamine which can be produced by means of said method.. ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160325267

Use of photosensitive molecules and metal complexes as oxygen scavenger elements

An oxygen-scavenging composition for food packaging applications comprising (i) a polymeric resin, (ii) one or more oligomeric photosensitizers, (ill) a metal salt, (iv) a sacrificial oxidizable substrate and optionally (v) additional components is provided.. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160325265

Method for producing polyamides by means of a spray nozzle arrangement for the collision of spray jets

The invention relates to a method for producing polyamides by means of a spray nozzle arrangement for the collision of spray jets, comprising at least one spray nozzle forming a first spray jet having a first spray jet cross-sectional surface and a first spray jet longitudinal extension axis, and comprising a second spray jet forming a second spray jet having a second spray jet cross-sectional surface and a second spray jet longitudinal extension axis, wherein the first and second spray jets have a spray direction that is facing the gravitational field, and are arranged opposite one another such that in a spray direction facing the gravitational field, the formed spray jets collide in a collision area. The invention is characterized in that the angle between the first and the second spray jet is in the range of 5° to 170°, and that the first and second spray nozzles are arranged such that upon colliding, the first spray jet cross-sectional surface of the first spray jet forms an intersection with the second spray jet cross-sectional surface of the second spray jet.. ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160324745

Stabilized phycocyanin for blue color

The present invention relates to blue coloring composition useful in the manufacture of food, feed, cosmetic and pharmaceutical products and preparations based on a stabilized phycocyanin, which is a complex of at least one phycocyanobilin and at least one polyphenol as well as a process for the formation of this complex.. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160324158

Pesticidal mixtures

The present invention relates to synergistic mixtures comprising, as active components one insecticidal compound i selected from the group of acrinathrin, allethrin, alpha-cypermethrin, beta-cypermethrin, bifenthrin, cycloprothrin, cyfluthrin, cypermethrin, cyphenothrin, deltamethrin, dimefluthrin, esfenvalerate, etofenprox, fenpropathrin, fenvalerate, flucythrinate, imiprothrin, permethrin, prallethrin, profluthrin, pyrethrin i, pyrethrin ii, resmethrin, silafluofen, tau-fluvalinate, tetramethrin, theta-cypermethrin, tralomethrin, transfluthrin and zeta-cypermethrin; and one fungicidal compound ii selected from the group of azoxystrobin, coumethoxystrobin, coumoxystrobin, dimoxystrobin, enestroburin, fluoxastrobin, kresoxim-methyl, metominostrobin, orysastrobin, picoxystrobin, pyraclostrobin, pyrametostrobin, pyraoxystrobin, pyribencarb, trifloxysstrobin, 2-(ortho-((2,5-dimethylphenyl-oxymethylen)phenyl)-3-methoxy-acrylic acid methyl ester, 2-(2-(3-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)-1-methyl-allylideneaminooxymethyl)-phenyl)-2-methoxyimino-n-methyl-acetamide in synergistic effective amounts.. . ... Basf Se

11/10/16 / #20160324157

Pesticidal mixtures

The present invention relates to synergistic mixtures comprising, as active components one insecticidal compound i selected from the group of acrinathrin, allethrin, alpha-cypermethrin, beta-cypermethrin, bifenthrin, cycloprothrin, cyfluthrin, cypermethrin, cyphenothrin, deltamethrin, dimefluthrin, esfenvalerate, etofenprox, fenpropathrin, fenvalerate, flucythrinate, imiprothrin, permethrin, prallethrin, profluthrin, pyrethrin i, pyrethrin ii, resmethrin, silafluofen, tau-fluvalinate, tetramethrin, theta-cypermethrin, tralomethrin, transfluthrin and zeta-cypermethrin; and one fungicidal compound ii selected from the group of azoxystrobin, coumethoxystrobin, coumoxystrobin, dimoxystrobin, enestroburin, fluoxastrobin, kresoxim-methyl, metominostrobin, orysastrobin, picoxystrobin, pyraclostrobin, pyrametostrobin, pyraoxystrobin, pyribencarb, trifloxysstrobin, 2-(ortho-((2,5-dimethylphenyl-oxymethylen)phenyl)-3-methoxy-acrylic acid methyl ester, 2-(2-(3-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)-1-methyl-allylideneaminooxymethyl)-phenyl)-2-methoxyimino-n-methyl-acetamide in synergistic effective amounts.. . ... Basf Se

11/03/16 / #20160320489

Target device for use in optical detection of an object

. . . . . . A target device (110) for use in optical detection of at least one object (112) is disclosed. The target device (110) is adapted for at least one of being integrated into the object (112), being held by the object (112) or being attached to the object (112). ... Basf Se

11/03/16 / #20160319073

Alkylene oxide-free methods for producing polyetherols

The present invention relates to methods for the alkylene oxide-free preparation of compositions comprising polyetherols using one or more alkylene carbonates as reactants. The polyetherol compositions prepared according to the invention ideally do not comprise carbonate or comprise almost no carbonate. ... Basf Se

11/03/16 / #20160318860

Oxidation of 2-mercaptoethanol

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of bis-(2-hydroxyethyl)-disulfide by oxidizing 2-mercaptoethanol with oxygen in a reaction mixture comprising at least one homogeneously distributed iron comprising salt or complex as catalyst and at least one tertiary amine, to bis-(2-hydroxyethyl)-disulfide, obtainable with the process, and to the use of this bis-(2-hydroxyethyl)-disulfide as intermediate in the manufacture of chemical compounds, such as lubricant additives and in the tertiary oil recovery.. . ... Basf Se

11/03/16 / #20160317951

Process for reducing the volume flow comprising magnetic agglomerates by elutriation

The present invention relates to a process for the separation of at least one first material from a mixture comprising this at least one first material and at least one second material.. . ... Basf Se

11/03/16 / #20160316759

Mixtures comprising a superabsorbent polymer (sap) and a biopesticide

A mixture or kit-of-parts comprising a superabsorbent polymer (hereinafter referred to as “sap” or “saps”) and a biopesticide, their application in agriculture, or the method for conducting the combined application of sap and biopesticide in agriculture.. . ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160315274

Highly efficient oled devices with very short decay times

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to organic light-emitting devices comprising (a) an anode, (i) a cathode, and (e) an emitting layer between the anode and cathode, comprising 2 to 40% by weight of a luminescent organometallic complex x having a difference of the singlet energy (es1(x)) and the triplet energy (et1(x)) of smaller than 0.2 ev [Δ(es1(x))−(et1(x))<0.2 ev], 0.05 to 5.0% by weight of a fluorescent emitter y and 55 to 97.95% by weight of a host compound(s), wherein the amount of the organometallic complex x, the fluorescent emitter y and the host compound(s) adds up to a total of 100% by weight and the singlet energy of the luminescent organometallic complex x (es1(x)) is greater than the singlet energy of the fluorescent emitter y (es1(y)) [(es1(x))>es1(y)]. By doping, for example, an emitting layer containing a luminescent organometallic complex having a small s1-t1 splitting, with a fluorescent emitter the emission decay time can significantly be shortened without sacrificing external quantum efficiency (eqe) because of very efficient energy transfer.. ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160314883

Corrosion inhibitors for fe2p structure magnetocaloric materials in water

Use of a composition (a) having a ph of at least 8 at 25° c. Containing at least 50 wt.-% x of water or a water containing solvent mixture, at least 0.1 mol/m3 of at least one water x soluble silicate, optionally at least one molybdate, optionally at least one phosphonate, optionally at least one azole, optionally at least one additional freezing point depressing salt, optionally at least one phosphate, and optionally at least one nitrate, as heat carrier medium for magnetocaloric materials of formula (i) (ayb1−y)2+ucwdxez (i) where: a is mn or co, b is fe, cr or ni, c is ge, as or si, d is different from c and is selected from p, b, se, ge, ga, si, sn, n, as and sb, e may be same or different from c and d and is selected from p, b, se, ge, ga, si, sn, n, as and sb.. ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160312209

Method for immobilizing and drying enzymes

Method for immobilizing proteins on a support, wherein the protein is incubated with the support in an aqueous phase in a discontinuous contact vacuum mixer dryer and the immobilized protein is then immediately dried, optionally following an optional washing step, in the same contact vacuum mixer dryer.. . ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160312154

Mixtures of compounds, their preparation, and uses

The current invention is directed towards mixtures of compounds, comprising (a) in the range of from 93 to 97% by weight compound of general formula (i) (b) in the range of from 3 to 6.5% by weight compound of general formula (ii) (c) in the range of from 0.2 to 0.5% by weight compound of general formula (iii) wherein the integers are defined as follows: r1 is —(ch2)nch3, r2 is —(ch2)n+2ch3, r3 is —(ch2)n+1ch(ch3)2, r4 is —(ch2)n−1ch(ch3)2 g1 selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x in the range of from 1.1 to 10, n is a number in the range of from 1 to 4.. . ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160312153

Modified polysaccharide for use in laundry detergent and for use as anti-greying agent

The present invention relates to a modified polysaccharide obtainable by a process comprising the step of treating a polysaccharide with gaseous or liquid so2, a laundry detergent composition comprising said modified polysaccharide, the use of said modified polysaccharide to increase whiteness of a washed fabric, the use of said modified polysaccharide as anti-greying agent in aqueous laundry processes, the use of said modified polysaccharide as a rheology modifier for homecare applications and the use of said modified polysaccharide in the manufacture of a liquid laundry composition. Further aspects of the invention are a method for preparing a laundry detergent composition comprising said modified polysaccharide.. ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160312149

Novel aroma chemicals

The present invention relates to the use of diesters of 2,5-dimethyl-2-hexenedioic acid, 2,5-dimethyl-3-hexenedioic acid and 2,5-dimethyladipic acid or a mixture thereof as a fragrance or as flavor, to a method for imparting or modifying a scent or a flavor to a composition by including said compounds into such composition, to a fragrance containing composition and/or a fragrance material containing said compounds and to a process for preparing diesters of 2,5-dimethyladipic acid.. . ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160312004

Softener composition which contains tetrahydrofuran derivatives and 1,2-cyclohexane dicarboxylic acid esters

The invention relates to a softener composition containing at least one tetrahydrofurane derivative and at least one 1,2-cyclohexane dicarboxylic acid ester, moulding compounds which contain a thermoplastic polymer or an elastomer and said type of softener composition, and to the use of said softener compositions and moulding compounds.. . ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160311758

Method of producing an aminocarboxylic acid

An aminocarboxylic acid is produced from a solution that includes an aminocarboxylate and a solvent. A method of producing the aminocarboxylic acid comprises the step of combining a sulfonic acid and the solution comprising the amino-arboxylate and the solvent to produce a composition. ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160311747

Process for providing dihalogen substituted salicylic acid derivatives

The present invention relates to a process for providing dihalogen substituted salicylic acid derivatives of formula (ii):. . ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160311746

Method of producing adipic acid or at least a resultant product thereof

The present invention relates to a process for preparing adipic acid or at least one conversion product thereof, in which muconic acid is hydrogenated with hydrogen in the presence of at least one transition metal catalyst c and of an aqueous liquid a in a reaction zone, wherein the muconic acid is at least partly insoluble in the liquid a under the hydrogenation conditions.. . ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160311684

Method for reforming mixtures of hydrocarbons and carbondioxide

A method of reforming mixtures of hydrocarbons, preferably methane, and carbon dioxide, wherein the method comprises at least two stages. In a first stage, a reactant gas is contacted with a precious metal catalyst and converted to a first product gas (also referred to hereinafter as product gas 1). ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160311381

Anti-drumming compounds with high molecular weight emulsion polymers

A description is given of the use of a polymer dispersion for producing sound deadener compositions, the polymer dispersion comprising at least one polymer obtainable by emulsion polymerization of radically polymerizable monomers, and the polymer having a weight-average molecular weight of more than 100 000, preferably of more than 100 000 to 350 000. A description is also given of corresponding sound deadener compositions which comprise the polymer dispersion, and of a method for damping oscillations or vibrations of vehicle components.. ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160310381

Cosmetic composition

The present invention relates to a composition comprising water, at least one surfactant, at least one ester of levulinic acid with a fatty alcohol and a water-soluble salt. Furthermore the present invention relates to the use of at least one ester of levulinic acid with a fatty alcohol for increasing the viscosity of a composition comprising water and at least one surfactant.. ... Basf Se

10/27/16 / #20160309713

Composition comprising dicamba and a drift control agent comprising at least one fatty alcohol

The present invention relates to compositions comprising dicamba and a drift control agent, wherein the drift control agent comprises at least one fatty alcohol. The present invention further relates to a method for preparing a tank mix and to a method of plant, seed and/or soil treatment. ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304917

Modified microorganism for improved production of alanine

. . . . The present invention relates to a modified microorganism having, compared to its wildtype, an increased activity of the enzyme that is encoded by the alad-gene. The present invention also relates to a method for producing an alanine and to the use of modified microorganisms.. ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304801

Composition and method of forming the same

A composition comprises the reaction product of a dithiophosphate derivative and an amine. The reaction product is present in the composition in an amount of at least about 25 wt. ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304739

Novel polymer dispersants

The present invention relates to novel polymer dispersants and to a liquid compositions containing solid fine particles, such as organic or inorganic pigments and fillers, and the polymer dispersants. The polymer dispersants have at least one functional moiety of the formula i, which is bound to one of the termini or to the backbone of the polymer: (i) where # indicates the point of attachment to the terminus and/or to the polymer backbone; k is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4; m is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9; a is a chemical bond or a divalent moiety selected from the group consisting of c1-c6 alkylene, —o—(c2-c6 alkylene), —c(═o)—o—(c2-c6 alkylene), —nr3—(c2-c6 alkylene) and c(═o)—nr3—(c2-c6 alkylene), where the c2-c6 alkylene part is attached to q; q is a divalent moiety selected from the group consisting of —o—, —nh— and —s—; r1 is independently selected from the group consisting of —oh, —cooh, —cooch3, —nh2, —nh(c1-c6 alkyl), —n(c1-c6 alkyl)2, —no2, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c20 alkyl, c1-c4 alkoxy, halogen, aryloxy, aryl, heteroaryl, where aryl, hetaryl and aryloxy are unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2, 3 or 4 radicals selected from the group consisting of —oh, —cooh, —cooch3, —nh2, —nh(c1-c6 alkyl), —n(c1-c6 alkyl)2, —no2, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c4 alkyl, c1-c4 alkoxy and halogen; r2 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c20 alkyl, c3-c10 cycloalkyl, aryl, heteroaryl, aryl-c1-c4-alkyl and heteroaryl-c1-c4-alkyl, where aryl and hetaryl in the four last mentioned radicals are unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2, 3 or 4 radicals selected from the group consisting of —oh, —cooh, —cooch3, —nh2, —nh(c1-c6 alkyl), —n(c1-c6 alkyl)2, —no2, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c4 alkyl, c1-c4 alkoxy and halogen; r3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c20 alkyl, c3-c10 cycloalkyl, aryl and heteroaryl, where aryl and hetaryl are unsubstituted or substituted by 1, 2, 3 or 4 radicals selected from the group consisting of —oh, —cooh, —cooch3, —nh2, —nh(c1-c6 alkyl), —n(c1-c6 alkyl)2, —no2, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c4 alkyl, c1-c4 alkoxy and halogen; r4 is selected from the group consisting of oh, —nh2, —nh(c1-c6 alkyl), —n(c1-c6 alkyl)2, c1-c4 alkyl, c1-c4 alkoxy, aryl and heteroaryl,. ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304686

Polyurethanes having reduced aldehyde emission

The present invention relates to a process for the production of polyurethanes where (a) polyisocyanate, (b) polymeric compounds having groups reactive toward isocyanates, (c) catalysts, (d) a ch-acidic compound of the general formula r1—ch2—r2, where r1 and r2 independently of one another are an electron-withdrawing moiety of the general formula —c(o)—r3 or —cn, where the moiety r3 is selected from the group consisting of —nh2, —nh—r4—nr5r6, or7 or r8, where r4, r5, r6, r7, and r8 are independently selected from the group consisting of aliphatic, araliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbons, which may have substitution, and optionally (e) blowing agent, (f) chain extender and/or crosslinking agent, and (g) auxiliaries and/or additives are mixed to give a reaction mixture, and the reaction mixture is allowed to complete a reaction to give the polyurethane. The present invention further relates to polyurethanes produced by this process and to the use of these polyurethanes in the interior of means of transport.. ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304659

Methods for producing transparent, thermoplastic polyurethane having high mechanical strength and hardness

The present invention relates to thermoplastic polyurethanes obtainable or obtained by reaction of at least one aliphatic polyisocyanate; at least one chain extender; and at least one polyol composition, where the polyol composition comprises a polyol selected from the group consisting of polyetherols and at least one bisphenol derivative selected from the group consisting of bisphenol a derivatives with a molecular weight mw>315 g/mol and bisphenol s derivatives with a molecular weight mw>315 g/mol, where at least one of the oh groups of the bisphenol derivative is alkoxylated, and to processes for producing such thermoplastic polyurethanes and to the use of a thermoplastic polyurethane according to the invention for producing extrusion products, films and moldings.. . ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304481

Production of furfural from xylose

Described is a method for producing furfural from one or more substances selected from the group consisting of xylose, oligosaccharides comprising xylose units and polysaccha-rides comprising xylose units.. . ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304445

N,n-bis(2-aminoalkyl)-1,2-alkyl diamine derivatives

The present invention relates to 2-n,n-(bis-2-aminoalkyl)-1,2-alkyldiamine derivatives of formula (i) as such, to a process for preparing the 2-n,n-(bis-2-aminoalkyl)-1,2-alkyldiamine derivatives, to the use of the 2-n,n-(bis-2-aminoalkyl)-1,2-alkyldiamine derivatives as hardeners for epoxy resins, as an intermediate in the preparation of triisocyanates, as initiators for polyetherols and/or as monomers for the preparation of polyamides, to triisocyanates derived from the 2-n,n-(bis-2-aminoalkyl)-1,2-alkyldiamine derivatives of formula (i) and also to a process for preparing these triisocyanates.. . ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304436

Method for hydrogenating aromatic compounds

The present invention relates to a method for hydrogenating aromatic compounds with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst, in which the catalyst comprises ruthenium on a zirconium oxide support material, and also the use of a catalyst comprising ruthenium on a zirconium oxide support material for hydrogenating aromatic compounds.. . ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160304425

Process for purifying 2,5-dichlorophenol

A process for purifying 2,5-dichlorophenol, the process comprising the steps of distillation and subsequent crystallization.. . ... Basf Se

10/20/16 / #20160303143

Solid form of abiraterone acetate

Combinations of (3β)-17-(pyridin-3-yl)androsta-5,16-dien-3-yl acetate (abiraterone acetate) with acidic substances such as citric acid, ascorbic acid, methyl-4-hydroxy benzoate, saccharin, vanillic acid, adipic acid, maleic acid, malic acid, tartaric acidare useful as pharmaceutical preparations and show improved properties such as aqueous solubility and dissolution kinetics, especially in the form of cocrystals or their combination with a suitable acid.. . ... Basf Se

10/13/16 / #20160298201

Antifungal penicillium strains, fungicidal extrolites thereof, and their use

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to fungal strains, which are a member of the genus penicillium and have antifungal activity, and to cell-free extracts of said strains, culture media obtainable by culturing said strains and extrolites produced by said strains, all of which have fungicidal activity. The present invention further relates to compositions comprising said strains, extracts, culture media and extrolites, and their uses in the agrochemical field and the field of controlling phytopathogenic fungi in particular.. ... Basf Se

10/13/16 / #20160298160

Over-expression of a fatty acid transporter gene and of genes encoding enzymes of the beta-oxidation pathway for higher production of riboflavin via fermentation of eremothecium

The present invention relates to a method of producing riboflavin in a genetically modified organism of the genus eremothecium, wherein said genetic modification is linked to the fatty acid uptake and/or beta-oxidation pathway of said organism, comprising growing said organisms in a culture medium and isolating riboflavin from the culture medium. The invention further relates to a method of providing a riboflavin accumulating organism belonging to the genus eremothecium by genetically modifying said organism, to organisms obtained by such a method, as well as the use of such genetically modified organisms for increasing the accumulation of riboflavin.. ... Basf Se

10/13/16 / #20160297781

Catalyst for the epoxidation of alkenes

The present invention relates to a catalyst for the epoxidation of alkenes, comprising silver, rhenium, cesium, lithium, tungsten and sulfur on a support. The present invention further relates to a process for producing the catalyst and the use of the catalyst for the oxidation of alkylenes to alkylene oxides. ... Basf Se

10/13/16 / #20160295866

Composition of 1,5-dimethyl-6-thioxo-3-(2,2,7-trifluoro-3-oxo-4-(prop-2-ynyl)-3,4-dihydro-2h-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-6-yl)-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4-dione

The present invention relates to a composition of benzoxazinone (i) comprising the benzoxazinone (i) in form of particles, wherein at most 50% per volume of the particles have a diameter below 3 μm.. . ... Basf Se

10/06/16 / #20160293862

Azabenzimidazole carbene complexes as efficiency booster in oleds

. . . . An organic electronic device comprising at least one hole-transport material and/or at least one electron/exciton blocker material, wherein said at least one hole-transport material and/or said at least one electron/exciton blocker material is an ir metal-carbene complex comprising one, two or three specific bidentate azabenzimidazole ligands; a hole transport layer or an electron/exciton blocking layer, comprising at least one ir metal-carbene complex, comprising one, two or three specific bidentate azabenzimidazole ligands; an apparatus selected from the group consisting of stationary visual display units, mobile visual display units, illumination units, units in items of clothing, units in furniture and units in wallpaper, comprising the organic electronic device of the present invention or the hole transport layer or the electron/exciton blocking layer of the present invention; and the use of an ir metal-carbene complex comprising one, two or three specific bidentate azabenzimidazole ligands according to the present invention as hole-transport material and/or electron/exciton blocker material.. . ... Basf Se

10/06/16 / #20160289588

Lubricant composition

A lubricant composition for a compression-ignition internal combustion engine comprises: (i) an amine as an ashless fuel additive having a total base number (“tbn”) of from about 200 to about 600 mg koh/g when tested according to astm d2896; and (ii) a detergent selected from metal sulfonates, phenates, salicylates, carboxylates, thiophosphonates, and combinations thereof. The lubricant composition has a tbn of from about 20 to about 130 mg koh/g when tested according to astm d2896, the amine contributes greater than about 30% of the tbn of the lubricant composition. ... Basf Se

10/06/16 / #20160289587

Lubricant composition

A lubricant composition for a compression-ignition internal combustion engine comprises: (i) an amine as an ashless fuel additive having a total base number (“tbn”) of from about 275 to about 600 mg koh/g when tested according to astm d2896; and (ii) a detergent selected from metal sulfonates, phenates, salicylates, carboxylates, thiophosphonates, and combinations thereof. The lubricant composition has a tbn of from about 20 to about 130 mg koh/g when tested according to astm d2896. ... Basf Se

10/06/16 / #20160289451

Non-carboxylated styrene-butadiene copolymers, preparation method and use thereof

A non-carboxylated styrene-butadiene copolymer, preparation method and use thereof are provided. The non-carboxylated styrene-butadiene copolymer is prepared by hot polymerization in the absence of acid monomers and is used in asphalt-based systems such as asphalt emulsions.. ... Basf Se

10/06/16 / #20160289409

Self sealable thermoplastic polyurethane foamed articles and method for forming same

A thermoplastic polyurethane foamed article has a density ranging from 0.3 to 0.8 g/cm3 measured at 25° c. And is self sealable in accordance with section 7.9 of astm d1970/d1970m-11. ... Basf Se

10/06/16 / #20160289159

Preparation of tert-butyl esters of aliphatic carboxylic acids

A process for continuously preparing the tert-butyl ester of an aliphatic c1-c4 carboxylic acid comprises: a) the reaction of an aliphatic c1-c4 carboxylic acid with isobutene in the presence of an acidic catalyst to give an esterification mixture (g1); b) the partial evaporation of the esterification mixture (g1), giving a liquid first high boiler phase (sph1) comprising the acidic catalyst, and a first vapor (b1) comprising tert-butyl ester; c) the fractional condensation of the first vapor (b1) by partially condensing the first vapor (b1) at a first pressure and a first temperature and obtaining a first condensate (k1), partially condensing the uncondensed second vapor (b2) at a second pressure and a second temperature and obtaining a second condensate (k2), the first temperature being 0 to 45° c. Below the condensation temperature of the tert-butyl ester at the first pressure and the second temperature being 45 to 80° c. ... Basf Se

10/06/16 / #20160288056

Polymeric antifouling additives for membranes

The present invention is directed to polymer compositions comprising a bulk material (p1) and an amphiphilic polyethersulfone block copolymer (p2) and to membranes prepared thereof. Furthermore, the present invention is directed to the use of amphiphilic polyethersulfone block copolymers as antifouling agents and/or pore size control agents in filtration membranes.. ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160281024

Method of forming additive packages and lubricant compositions that include a seal compatibility additive

. . . . This disclosure is directed to a method of forming an additive package for a lubricant composition. The method includes the step of providing a base oil and a dispersant, the step of heating the base oil and the dispersant, and the step of combining the base oil and the dispersant to form a first mixture. ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160281018

Polyester and use of polyester in lubricants

The presently claimed invention is directed to novel polyesters which are obtainable by reacting a mixture comprising at least one c8-c20 guerbet alcohol, at least one aliphatic or cycloaliphatic dicarboxylic acid and at least one polyol with a hydroxyl functionality in the range of ≧2 to ≦6 and the use of these polyesters as a component of lubricating oil compositions.. . ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160280929

Pumpable shelf-stable suspension of fibers in an organic phase

A pumpable shelf-stable suspension of fibers in an organic phase comprising 1.0-60 wt % of fibers and 0.01-10 wt % of a disubstituted urea is proposed as well as a method using the disubstituted urea to suspend fibers in an organic phase.. . ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160280875

Thermoplastic polyurethane foamed articles comprising a thermoplastic polyurethane composition and an epoxy, functional styrene acrylic copolymer

A thermoplastic polyurethane foamed article has a plurality of bubbles distributed throughout the thermoplastic polyurethane foamed article and comprises a thermoplastic polyurethane composition and an epoxy-functional styrene acrylic copolymer which are foamed in the presence of a blowing agent. The epoxy-functional styrene acrylic copolymer is present in an amount ranging from 0.1 to 5% of the total combined weight of the thermoplastic polyurethane composition and the epoxy-functional styrene acrylic copolymer. ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160280837

Polyurethane sealant

The present invention relates to a process for producing a polyurethane sealant, which comprises mixing (a) polyisocyanate, (b) polyetherpolyols, (c) aliphatic, exclusively amine initiated alkoxylation products having an oh-number of 400 to 1000 mg koh/g and a functionality of 4, (d) blowing agents and optionally (e) chain extenders and/or crosslinking agents, (f) catalysts and (g) auxiliaries and/or additives to give a reaction mixture and reacting the reaction mixture to give the polyurethane sealant. The present invention further relates to a cast in place polyurethane sealant, obtained according to a process according to the present invention.. ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160280825

Method for producing water-absorbing polymer particles by suspension polymerization

A process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles by suspension polymerization and thermal surface postcrosslinking, wherein the base polymer obtained by suspension polymerization has a centrifuge retention capacity of at least 37 g/g and the thermal surface postcrosslinking is conducted at 100 to 190° c.. . ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160280696

Substituted 1,2,5-oxadiazole compounds and their use as herbicides

The present invention relates to a compound of formula i, wherein the variables are defined as in the specification. The invention further refers to a composition comprising such compound and to the use thereof for controlling unwanted vegetation.. ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160279621

Tin-containing zeolitic material having a bea framework structure

A process for preparing a tin-containing zeolitic material having a bea framework structure comprising providing a zeolitic material having a bea framework structure having vacant tetrahedral framework sites, providing a tin-ion source in solid form, incorporating tin into the zeolitic material via solid-state ion exchange, calcining the zeolitic material, and treating the calcined zeolitic material with an aqueous solution having a ph of at most 5.. . ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160279605

Process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles

The invention relates to a process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles, comprising the steps of: —processing an aqueous polymer gel from polymerization of a monomer solution or suspension, —drying the aqueous polymer gel in a conveyer dryer, in particular in a forced air conveyer dryer, wherein —the conveyer dryer has a circulating conveyer belt and the aqueous polymer gel is conveyed on the circulating conveyer belt, and wherein —the circulating conveyer belt is formed as a circulating plate conveyer belt, comprising a number of belt plates separated by a hinge line of a hinge assembly and each belt plate having a surface for receiving the aqueous polymer gel, wherein said hinge assembly comprises a knuckle joint (301) with the hinge line in form of a straight hinge line.. . ... Basf Se

09/29/16 / #20160279041

Cosmetic products

The invention relates to oil concentrates with liquid anionic surfactants selected from the group of the alk(en)yl polyglycol ether citrates and with nonionic surfactants, suitable for producing cosmetic cleansing compositions.. . ... Basf Se

09/22/16 / #20160276707

Flame retardant for electrolytes for batteries

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to an electrolyte composition with low flammability which can be used in batteries yielding high electrochemical performance. In particular, the present invention relates to an electrolyte composition comprising a) at least 3 wt.-% of the electrolyte composition of at least one compound of general structure (i) r1 and r2 are independent from each other methyl, ethyl, n-propyl or n-butyl and b) at least one anode film forming additive.. ... Basf Se

09/22/16 / #20160276060

Metathesis polymers as dielectrics

Oxacycloolefinic polymers as typically obtained by metathesis polymerization using ru-catalysts, show good solubility and are well suitable as dielectric material in electronic devices such as capacitors and organic field effect transistors.. . ... Basf Se

09/22/16 / #20160272916

The use of polyalkylene glycol esters in lubricating oil compositions

The presently claimed invention is directed to the use of polyalkylene glycol ester that are prepared by reacting polytetrahydrofuran with at least one c9-c27 acid in lubricating oil compositions.. . ... Basf Se

09/22/16 / #20160272912

Use of a polyalkylene glycol to reduce fuel consumption

The use of a polyalkylene glycol of formula ho-(a-o)p—(ch2ch2—o)m-(a-o)q—h wherein a is a c3- to c20-alkylene group or a mixture of such alkylene groups, m is a number of from 2 to 100 and p and q are each numbers of from 1 to 100, as an additive in a fuel.. . ... Basf Se

09/22/16 / #20160272911

Use of specific derivatives of quaternized nitrogen compounds as additives in fuels and lubricants

The invention relates to the use of specific quaternised nitrogen compounds which are also subjected to specific transesterification or amidation, as a fuel and lubricant additive or kerosene additive, such as in particular as a detergent additive, for decreasing or preventing deposits in the injection systems of direct-injection diesel engines, in particular in common rail injection systems, for decreasing the fuel consumption of direct-injection diesel engines, in particular of diesel engines having common rail injection systems, and for minimizing the power loss in direct-injection diesel engines, in particular in diesel engines having common rail injection systems. The invention further relates to the use as an additive for petrol, in particular for operation of disi engines.. ... Basf Se

09/22/16 / #20160272747

Polymers containing s-vinylthio alkanols

Process for preparing polymers comprising s-vinylthioalkanol as monomer by radical polymerization, the polymerization being carried out in aqueous solution, with the proviso that no n-vinylpyrrolidone as monomer is used for preparing the polymers, and also polymers prepared by such processes. Copolymer consisting of s-vinyl-2-thioethan-1-ol and one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers selected from the group consisting of acrylic acid, itaconic acid, maleic acid, maleic anhydride, and vinylphosphonic acid. ... Basf Se

09/22/16 / #20160272745

A process for producing water-absorbent polymer particles by polymerizing droplets of a monomer solution

The present invention relates to a process for producing water-absorbent polymer particles by polymerizing droplets of a monomer solution comprising less than 0.3% by weight of persulfate and at least 0.05% by weight of azo initiator and thermal aftertreatment of the formed polymer particles at less than 100° c. In a fluidized bed for 60 to 300 minutes.. ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160265162

Antifoaming agents for the paper industry, based on oil in water emulsions

. . . . The present invention which provides antifoaming agents for the paper industry, based on oil-in-water emulsions, in which the oil phase accounts for from 5 to 50% by weight of the emulsion if the oil phase of the emulsions contains (a) an alcohol of not less than 12 carbon atoms, fatty esters of alcohols of not less than 22 carbon atoms and c1-c36-carboxylic acids, distillation residues which are obtainable in the preparation of alcohols having a relatively large number of carbon atoms by the oxo synthesis or by the ziegler method and which may furthermore be alkoxylated, a mixture of the stated compounds and (b) optionally a fatty ester of a c12-c22-carboxylic acid with a monohydric to trihydric c1-c18-alcohol and, (c) optionally a hydrocarbon having a boiling point above 200° c. Or a fatty acid of 12 to 22 carbon atoms, in combination with from 1 to 80% by weight of component (d) comprising (d1) polyglyceryl esters which are obtainable by not less than 20% esterification of a polyglycerol mixture of from 0 to 10% by weight of monoglycerol, from 15 to 40% by weight of diglycerol, from 30 to 55% by weight of triglycerol, from 10 to 25% by weight of tetraglycerol, from 0 to 15% by weight of pentaglycerol, from 0 to 10% by weight of hexaglycerol and from 0 to 5% by weight of polyglycerols having higher degrees of condensation with one or more fatty acids of 12 to 36 carbon atoms; and (d2) c18-c30 alkyl behenate. ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160265084

Method for removing cobalt deposits in a high-pressure olefin hydroformylation reactor

Method of removing cobalt deposits in a reactor for the cobalt-catalyzed high-pressure hydroformylation of olefins by treatment with aqueous nitric acid, wherein the reactor is at least partly filled with aqueous nitric acid and the temperature of the aqueous nitric acid is increased during the treatment.. . ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160264899

Use of an alkoxylated polytetrahydrofuran to reduce fuel consumption

The use of an alkoxylated polytetrahydrofurane of formula wherein m, m′, n, n′, p, p′ and k are integers in the range of ≧1, r1 denotes an unsubstituted linear or branched alkyl radical, r2 denotes —ch2—ch3, and r3 denotes a hydrogen atom or —ch3, as an additive in a fuel for reducing fuel consumption in the operation of an internal combustion engine with this fuel.. . ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160264898

Use of a complex ester to reduce fuel consumption

The use of a complex ester obtainable by esterification reaction between aliphatic linear or branched c2- to c12-dicarboxylic acids, aliphatic linear or branched polyhydroxy alcohols with 3 to 6 hydroxyl groups, and, as chain stopping agents, aliphatic linear or branched c1- to c30-monocarboxylic acids or aliphatic linear or branched monobasic ci- to c30-alcohols, as an additive in a fuel.. . ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160264710

Silicon dioxide dispersions

The invention relates to stable silicon dioxide dispersions and also their use for producing polyurethanes. The silicon dioxide dispersions are largely or preferably completely free of water and comprise silicon dioxide particles having an average diameter of 1-150 nm and at least one chain extender. ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160264543

Process for the oxidation of organic carbonyl compounds

A process for the oxidation of an organic carbonyl compound comprising reacting the compound, optionally in the presence of a solvent, with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of a catalyst comprising a tin-containing zeolitic material and at least one potassium salt.. . ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160264509

Method for producing carboxylic acid esters and the use thereof as plasticizers

The present invention relates to a process for the production of carboxylic esters by reaction of carboxylic acids and/or carboxylic anhydrides with at least one alcohol selected from alkanols having at least 5 carbon atoms, cycloalkanols, and alkoxy-alkanols, in the presence of an acidic esterification catalyst. The invention further relates to the use of the resultant carboxylic esters as plasticizers or in a plasticizer composition for thermoplastic polymers and elastomers.. ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160263782

Method of forming a structural oil pan via lost core molding

A method of forming a structural oil pan via lost core molding is disclosed. The structural oil pan comprises a bracket portion configured for mounting to the vehicle, a pan portion integrated with the bracket portion and defining an oil reservoir, and a structural section formed via lost core molding and defining a cavity. ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160263529

Improving the chemical stability of filtration membranes

Polyethers (a), whose main chain essentially consists of repeating units of the formulae (1) and (2) in alternating order, are useful as an additive to a porous polymer membrane, or as the main polymer constituent of a porous polymer membrane, for stabilizing said membrane against detrimental effects of oxidizing agents and/or for improving the stability of a filtration module comprising said membrane against detrimental effects of oxidizing agents.. . ... Basf Se

09/15/16 / #20160262394

Composition comprising an active and a graft copolymer made of n-vinyllactam, vinyl ester, and an alcohol alkoxylate

The present invention relates to a composition comprising an active and a graft copolymer obtainable by free-radical polymerization of a monomer mixture comprising n-vinyllactam, vinyl ester, and an alcohol alkoxylate. It further relates to a method for preparing said composition by mixing the pesticide and the graft copolymer, and to a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired attack by insects or mites and/or for regulating the growth of plants.. ... Basf Se

09/08/16 / #20160260516

Conductive thermoplastic polyurethane

. . The invention relates to a composition comprising a thermoplastic polyurethane, where the thermoplastic polyurethane has been prepared from a) a diisocyanate, b) a polyol comprising a polyol a and a polyol b and c) a chain extender, optionally with the aid of catalysts and optionally further comprising additives and/or auxiliaries, and a salt and/or an ionic liquid, preferably an ionic liquid, is comprised in the composition and the polyol a comprises ethoxy and propoxy groups and the polyol b comprises butoxy groups.. . ... Basf Se

09/08/16 / #20160258868

Non-migratory photoactive diols for fluorescent polymers

A polyurethane foam includes a fluorescent repeating unit. The authenticity of a polyurethane foam may be determined by irradiating the foam with a uv light and determining if there is a fluorescent emission.. ... Basf Se

09/08/16 / #20160256859

A tin-containing zeolitic material having an mww-type framework structure

A process for preparing a tin-containing zeolitic material having an mww-type framework structure comprising providing a zeolitic material having an mww-type framework structure having vacant tetrahedral framework sites, providing a tin-ion source in solid form, and incorporating tin into the zeolitic material via solid-state ion exchange.. . ... Basf Se

09/08/16 / #20160256334

Disposable hygiene article comprising a melt-spun elastic fiber

The present invention relates to a disposable hygiene article comprising a melt-spun elastic fiber, in particular a diaper. Furthermore, the present invention relates to a process for preparing a disposable hygiene article comprising the steps of providing a melt-spun elastic fiber and applying the melt-spun elastic fiber to a disposable hygiene article or a part which is used to prepare the disposable hygiene article; as well as the use of a melt-spun elastic fiber in a preparation process for preparing a disposable hygiene article.. ... Basf Se

09/08/16 / #20160255830

Composition comprising a pesticide and amide

The present invention relates to an aqueous composition of a pesticide and a certain carboxylic acid amide. The invention further relates to a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesirable plant growth and/or undesirable insect or mite infestation and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, the habitat thereof or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesirable plants and/or the crop plants and/or the habitat thereof. ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160254568

Acrylonitrile derivatives as additive for electrolytes in lithium ion batteries

. . . . . . . . An electrolyte composition (a) containing (i) at least one aprotic organic solvent; (ii) at least one conducting salt; (iii) at least one compound of formula (i) wherein x1 and x2 are independently from each other selected from n(r1), p(r1), o, and s, y1 and y2 are independently from each other selected from (o), (s), (pr2) and (nr2); and electrochemical cells containing electrolyte composition (a).. . ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160251588

Use of quaternized alkyl amines as additive in fuels and lubricants

The present invention relates to the use of quaternized alkylamine nitrogen compounds as a fuel additive and lubricant additive, such as, more particularly, as a detergent additive; for reduction or prevention of deposits in the injection systems of direct injection diesel engines, especially in common rail injection systems, for reduction of the fuel consumption of direct injection diesel engines, especially of diesel engines with common rail injection systems, and for minimization of power loss in direct injection diesel engines, especially in diesel engines with common rail injection systems; and as an additive for gasoline fuels, especially for operation of disi engines.. . ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160251543

Process for preparing water-emulsifiable polyurethane acrylates

The present invention relates to storage-stable water-emulsifiable polyurethane acrylates, to a process for preparation thereof and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160251384

Method of separating acids from chemical reaction mixtures by means of apolar amines

A process for the removal of acids from reaction mixtures, comprising at least one product of value which is sparingly soluble in water, by at least one unpolar amine as an auxiliary base, which includes: a) reacting the auxiliary base with the acid with formation of a salt; b) reacting the salt formed in step a) with a further base which accepts the acid with liberation of the auxiliary base and combines with the acid to be accepted from the auxiliary base to form a salt which is very readily soluble in water; c) extraction of the mixture obtained in step b) with water or an aqueous medium, wherein the salt of the further base dissolves in the aqueous phase and the product of value, or the solution of the product of value, in a suitable solvent and the auxiliary base form at least one separate nonaqueous phase; and d) removal by distillation of at least part of any solvent present from the at least one nonaqueous phase obtained in step c), to form two nonmiscible liquid phases.. . ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160251322

Substituted n-(tetrazol-5-yl)- and n-(triazol-5-yl)arylcarboxamide compounds and their use as herbicides

The present invention relates to a triazole compound of formula i, an n-oxide or an agriculturally suitable salt thereof, wherein the variables are defined as in the specification. The invention further refers to a composition comprising such compound and to the use thereof for controlling unwanted vegetation.. ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160251300

Photoreactive monomers

Photoreactive monomer which has (i) at least one free-radically polymerizable c—c double bond, (ii) at least one hydrophilic group selected from an ethylene glycol group and a polyethylene glycol group having at least 2 ethylene glycol units and (iii) at least one photoreactive group, the photoreactive group being a photoenolizable carbonyl group, and also a method for preparing the photoreactive monomers.. . ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160250624

Molding for a hydrophobic zeolitic material and process for its production

The present invention relates to a process for the production of a molding, comprising (i) providing a zeolitic material; (ii) mixing the zeolitic material provided in step (i) with one or more binders; (iii) kneading of the mixture obtained in step (ii); (iv) molding of the kneaded mixture obtained in step (iii) to obtain one or more moldings; (v) drying of the one or more moldings obtained in step (iv); and (vi) calcining of the dried molding obtained in step (v); wherein the zeolitic material provided in step (i) displays a water adsorption ranging from 1 to 15 wt.-% when exposed to a relative humidity of 85%, as well as to a molding obtainable or obtained according to the inventive process in addition to a molding per se and to their respective use.. . ... Basf Se

09/01/16 / #20160249615

Use of strobilurin type compounds for combating phytopathogenic fungi resistant to qo inhibitors

The present invention relates to the use of strobilurine type compounds of formula i and the n-oxides and the salts thereof for combating phytopathogenic fungi containing a mutation in the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene conferring resistance to qo inhibitors, and to methods for combating such fungi. The invention also relates to novel compounds, processes for preparing these compounds, to compositions comprising at least one such compound, to plant health applications, and to seeds coated with at least one such compound.. ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160248021

Compounds with terminal heteroarylcyanovinylene groups and their use in organic solar cells

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to a photoactive material comprising a donor substance and an acceptor substance, wherein the donor substance comprises or consists of one or more compounds of formula (i) described herein, or the acceptor substance comprises or consists of one or more compounds of formula (i) described herein, or the donor substance comprises or consists of a first compound of formula (i) described herein and the acceptor substance comprises a second compound of formula (i) described herein with the proviso that the first and second compound are not the same, as well as to an organic solar cell comprising said photoactive material. The present invention also relates to a photoelectric conversion device comprising or consisting of two or more organic solar cells comprising said photoactive material and to compounds of formula (i) as described herein for use as donor substance or as acceptor substance in a photoactive material. ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160244898

Producing a shaped article

A shaped article is produced from a sheetlike fibrous nonwoven web and an aqueous polymeric dispersion.. . ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160244595

Process for producing stabilized polyacrylamides

The present application relates to a process for producing a composition comprising at least one acrylamide polymer p and at least one stabilizer st, wherein the acrylamide polymer p is obtained in the form of a polymer gel, and the acrylamide polymer gel having a water content in the range from 50% to 80% by weight, based on the overall polymer gel, is treated with an aqueous solution ss comprising at least one stabilizer st selected from the group consisting of sulfur compounds, n-oxides, organic nitroso compounds, aromatic hydroxyl compounds and ketones.. . ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160244594

Process for producing stabilized polyacrylamide compositions

The present application relates to a process for producing a composition comprising at least one acrylamide polymer p and at least one stabilizer st for preventing polymer degradation by molecular oxygen, wherein the acrylamide polymer p is obtained in the form of a polymer gel, and the acrylamide polymer gel having a water content of at least 30% by weight, based on the overall polymer gel, is treated with an aqueous solution ss comprising 0.1% to 50% by weight, based on the overall aqueous solution ss, of the at least one stabilizer st.. . ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160244591

Polyolefin compositions for building materials

Polyolefin compositions useful for construction articles for outdoor use, for instance house siding, cladding, soffit or roofing. The compositions comprise a polyolefin substrate which has incorporated therein one or more additives selected from the group consisting of a) one or more ultraviolet light absorbers, b) one or more hindered amine light stabilizers and c) one or more antioxidants. ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160244387

Method for the preparation of 1,4-butane diol having an apha color index of less than 30

Method for preparing 1,4-butanediol having an apha color index of less than 30 by treating substance mixtures comprising 1,4-butanediol by distillation of the 1,4-butanediol in the presence of complex hydrides.. . ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160243240

Preparation in the form of a powder containing at least one carotenoid, at least one modified starch, and sucrose

A preparation in the form of a powder containing: (a) at least one carotenoid, (b) at least one modified starch, and (c) sucrose; wherein the at least one carotenoid is present in the powder in an amount of 1 to 25% by weight, based on the weight of the powder; and wherein the at least one carotenoid and the sucrose are present in the powder in a ratio by weight of 1:2 to 1:80:. . ... Basf Se

08/25/16 / #20160242371

Flexible polyurethane foams comprising plant seeds

The invention relates to a flexible polyurethane foam comprising viable and/or germinated plant seeds. The flexible polyurethane foam may comprise a reinforcing fabric composed of fibers, for example synthetic-polymer fibers or rottable natural fibers. ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160237868

Structural oil pan

. . . . A structural oil pan for a vehicle is formed from polymeric material, the structural oil pan includes a bracket portion configured for mounting to the vehicle, and a pan portion integrated with the bracket portion and defining an oil reservoir. The structural oil pan also includes a structural section defining a cavity within at least one of the bracket portion and the pan portion for reducing vibration.. ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160237621

Manufacture of paper and paperboard containing wood free pulp

The present invention relates to a process of manufacturing paper or paperboard which comprises providing (a) a mechanical pulp and (b) a wood free pulp, combining (a) the mechanical pulp and (b) the wood free pulp to form a mixed pulp comprising no more than 20% by total dry weight of fiber of the mechanical pulp, flowing the mixed pulp as a medium consistency stock and combining the medium consistency stock with dilution water to form a low consistency stock, draining the low consistency stock through a wire or mesh to form a sheet of paper which is dried, in which additional filler and a cationic polymer are added to the mechanical pulp.. . ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160237411

Laccases for bio-bleaching

Provided herein are isolated laccase enzymes and nucleic acids encoding them. Also provided are mediators for laccase reactions. ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160237366

Novel functional fluid composition

A functional fluid composition useful as a brake fluid comprising from 0 to 94.99% by weight of alkoxy glycols of borate esters, from 5 to 99.99% by weight of alkoxy glycols, from 0.01 to 5% by weight of alkoxylates of saturated or unsaturated hydroxy-substituted fatty acids such as ricinoleic acid or esters thereof, the hydroxyl group located on the fatty acid side chain being etherified by at least one oxyalkylene unit, and from 0 to 10% by weight of an additive package comprising additives with corrosion inhibition action.. . ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160237310

New crosslinkers for coating compounds

The present invention describes new crosslinkers for coating compositions, their preparation, and their use.. . ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160237170

Method for processing cellulose-containing biomass

Described are a method for processing cellulose-containing biomass and the use of methanesulfonic acid for processing cellulose-containing biomass, especially for the pretreatment of cellulose-containing biomass prior to saccharification.. . ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160237063

Hindered amine light stabilizers

A compound of the formula (i), wherein r1 and r2 independently of one another are hydrogen, c1-c22alkyl, —o., —oh, —ch2cn, c1-c18alkoxy, c2-c18alkoxy substituted by —oh; c5-c12cycloalkoxy, c3-c6alkenyl, c3-c6alkenyloxy, c7-c9phenylalkyl unsubstituted or substituted on the phenyl by 1, 2 or 3 c1-c4alkyl; or c1-c8acyl; and r3 and r4 independently of one another are c1-c22alkyl or a group of the formula (1a), wherein r0 has one of the meanings of r1 and r2.. . ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160235648

Bodycare compositions

The present invention relates to care agents comprising ethylene copolymers and to the use of the care agents or of the ethylene copolymers for improving the wet combability of hair and for achieving a waxy, groomed, soft feel to the hair.. . ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160235069

N-acrylimino heterocyclic compounds

The present invention relates to n-acrylimino compound of formula (i): wherein x is o or s, in particular o; het is a 5- or 6-membered carbon-bound or nitrogen-bound heterocyclic ring, w1-w2-w3-w4 represents a carbon chain group connected to n and c═n, and thus forming a saturated, unsaturated, or partially unsaturated 5 or 6 membered nitrogen containing heterocycle, wherein w1, w2, w3 and w4 each individually represent crvrw, r1, r2 may be hydrogen, halogen, etc. R3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, halogen, cn, c1-c6-alkyl, etc. ... Basf Se

08/18/16 / #20160235062

Copolymers and compositions with anti-adhesive and antimicrobial properties

The invention relates to a copolymer exhibiting both antimicrobial and anti-adhesive properties as well as to a hydrogel. Said hydrogel is obtained from the inventive copolymer and a substrate. ... Basf Se

08/11/16 / #20160233488

Electrode materials for lithium ion batteries

. . . . Electrode materials comprising (a) at least one compound of general formula (i) li(1+x)[niacobmncm1d](1-x)o2 (i) the integers being defined as follows: x is in the range of from 0.01 to 0.05, a is in the range of from 0.3 to 0.6, b is in the range of from zero to 0.35, c is in the range of from 0.2 to 0.6, d is in the range of from zero to 0.05, a+b+c+d=1 m1 is at least one metal selected from ca, zn, fe, ti, ba, al, (b) at least one compound of general formula (ii) life(1-x)m2ypo4 (ii) y is in the range of from zero to 0.8 m2 is at least one element selected from ti, co, mn, ni, v, mg, nd, zn and y, that contains at least one further iron-phosphorous compound, in form of a solid solution in compound (b) or in domains, (c) carbon in electrically conductive modification.. . ... Basf Se

08/11/16 / #20160230339

High gloss metal effect papers

The instant invention pertains to a method for the production of brilliant glossy metal coatings on paper substrates. Further aspects of the invention are a paper product obtainable using the method and the use of such a paper for decorative or packaging purposes.. ... Basf Se

08/11/16 / #20160230014

Scratch-resistant radiation-cured coatings

The invention relates to scratch-resistant coatings obtainable by radiative curing, by reaction of (meth)acrylates with mercapto groups, to processes for production thereof and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

08/11/16 / #20160229989

Nor-hals compounds as flame retardants

The present invention relates to the use of nor-hals compounds in flame retardant polymer compositions. These compositions are especially useful for the manufacture of flame retardant compositions based on thermoplastic polymers, especially polyolefin homo- and copolymers, polycondensates, such as polyamines or polyesters and duroplastic polymers, such as polyepoxides.. ... Basf Se

08/11/16 / #20160229976

Method for producing isocyanate-based organic aerogels

The present invention relates to a process for producing aerogels, which comprises reacting at least one polyfunctional isocyanate with at least one polyfunctional aromatic amine in the presence of at least one carboxylate as catalyst and a solvent. The invention further relates to the aerogels which can be obtained in this way and to the use of the aerogels as insulation material, in particular for applications in the building sector and in vacuum insulation panels.. ... Basf Se

08/11/16 / #20160229956

Methods for producing polyaspartic acids

The present invention relates to methods for producing polyaspartic acids with a weight-average molecular weight (mw) of from 6,000 to 15,000 g/mol. The invention also relates to polyaspartic acids which can be obtained by the method according to the invention, to a composition containing the polyaspartic acids, and to the use thereof as scale inhibitors, dispersants and as an additive in dishwashing agents, detergents or cleaning agents.. ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160222322

Use of modified polyaspartic acids in dishwashing detergents

. . . . . . The present invention relates to the use of modified polyaspartic acids in dishwashing detergents, in particular as dispersants, film inhibitors and spot inhibitors. The invention also relates to dishwashing detergent compositions comprising modified polyaspartic acids.. ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160222309

Use of amines and/or mannich adducts in fuel and lubricant compositions for direct-injection spark ignition engines

The present invention relates to the use of amines and/or mannich adducts as detergents and/or dispersants in fuel and lubricant compositions for direct-injection gasoline engines. The invention further relates to fuel and lubricant compositions which comprise at least one such mannich adduct, and also a bisaminoalkylated mannich adduct.. ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160222217

Scratch-resistant radiation-cured coatings

The invention relates to scratch-resistant coatings obtainable by radiative curing, by reaction of (meth)acrylates with mercapto groups, to processes for production thereof and to use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160222163

Modified polyaspartic acids, the production thereof and their use as dispersants and encrustation inhibitors in laundry detergents, dishwashing detergents and cleaning product compositions, and in water treatmentcleaning product compositions, and in water treatment

The present invention relates to processes for preparing modified polyaspartic acids, to modified polyaspartic acids prepared by these processes, and compositions comprising these modified polyaspartic acids. Compositions of this kind are especially cleaning, dishwashing and detergent compositions.. ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160221931

Mixtures of enantiomers, and process for making such mixtures

Mixture of l- and d-enantiomers of methyl glycine diacetic acid (mgda) or its respective mono-, di or trialkali metal or mono-, di- or triammonium salts, said mixture containing predominantly the respective l-isomer with an enantiomeric excess (ee) in the range of from 10 to 75%.. . ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160221930

Method for producing a crystalline solid from glycine-n, n-diacetic acid derivatives with sufficiently reduced hygroscopicity

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a crystalline solid from glycine-n,n-diacetic acid derivatives (e.g., mgda) of sufficiently low hygroscopicity, which is characterized in that at least one crystalline compound of the formula i is introduced as seed, and a spray granulation is carried out with at least one compound of the formula i, preferably followed by a heat treatment.. . ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160221920

Process for the recovery of components forming a metal-organic framework material

The present invention relates to a process for the recovery of an at least bidentate organic compound comprised in a porous metal-organic framework material, the material comprising the at least bidentate organic compound coordinated to at least one metal ion, the process comprising the steps of (a) treating the metal-organic framework material with an acidic or alkaline liquid; (b) optionally separating off solid residue; and (c) isolating the at least bidentate organic compound.. . ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160221916

Method of dehydrating 3-hydroxypropionic acid to form acrylic acid

The invention relates to a process for dehydrating aqueous 3-hydroxypropionic acid to acrylic acid in the liquid phase, wherein aqueous acrylic acid is removed continuously from the liquid phase and the aqueous 3-hydroxypropionic acid and/or the liquid phase have a high content of oligomeric 3-hydroxypropionic acid.. . ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160221915

Method for the dehydration of 3-hydroxypropanoic acid to form acrylic acid

The invention relates to a process for dehydrating aqueous 3-hydroxypropionic acid to acrylic acid in the liquid phase, wherein aqueous acrylic acid is removed continuously from the liquid phase and the liquid phase comprises an inert organic solvent 1.. . ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160221611

Front body module for a motor vehicle

The invention concerns a front body module (1) for a motor vehicle, comprising a windshield frame (3) with a left-hand a pillar (5), a right-hand a pillar (7) and a roof rail (9) connecting the a pillars (5, 7), an end wall (11) underneath the windshield frame (3), the end wall (11) providing the front delimitation of a passenger compartment of the motor vehicle, and an instrument panel support (13), the right-hand a pillar (7), the left-hand a pillar (5), the roof rail (9) connecting the a pillars (5, 7), the end wall (11) and the instrument panel support (13) being integrated in the front body module (1).. . ... Basf Se

08/04/16 / #20160219858

Pest monitoring system and method

In a pest monitoring system (21) and method, a monitoring device (111) is located in proximity to a structure and includes a bait product (113) and a sensor (116) disposed within the bait product. The sensor includes a filament (118) encased within an encasement (119) and reactive to exposure to the environment exterior of the encasement such that at least one electrical characteristic of the sensor changes in response to such exposure. ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160218391

Method for producing a dehydrated liquid organic carbonate mixture

. . . . The present invention relates in a first aspect to a method for producing in the interior of a production equipment a dehydrated liquid mixture for use as a solvent for a conducting salt (e.g. Lipf6) wherein after cleaning the equipment with isopropyl alcohol and providing or preparing a liquid starting mixture in said interior of the production equipment both the isopropyl alcohol content in the mixture and the water content in the mixture is reduced by interaction with a zeolite molecular sieve.. ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160218302

Amorphous material and the use thereof

The present invention relates to a new amorphous material with advantageous properties as charge transport material and/or absorber material for various applications, in particular in photoelectric conversion devices, i.e. An amorphous material of the composition (r1nr23)5me x1ax2b wherein r1 is c1-c4-alkyl, r2 are independently of one another hydrogen or c1-c4-alkyl, me is a divalent metal, x1 and x2 have different meanings and are independently of one another selected from f, ci, br, i or a pseudohalide, a and b are independently of one another 0 to 7, wherein the sum of a and b is 7.. ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160215290

Rnai for the control of phytopathogenic fungi and oomycetes by inhibiting the expression of cyp51 genes

The present invention relates to dsrna molecules for inhibiting the expression of cyp51 gene(s) from a fungal or oomycete phytopathogen and the use of such inhibitory dsrna molecules for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or oomycetes. The present invention further relates to dna sequences providing a transcriptional template for inhibitory dsrna molecules or antisense rna; and phytopathogen-tolerant transgenic plants with such dna sequences.. ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160215151

The use of 2-(2-hydroxyphenyl)benzotriazole compounds as an uv absorbing agent in coatings

The present invention relates the use of a 2-(2-hydroxyphenyl)benzotriazole compound of the formula r(quv)n as an uv absorbing agent in coatings.. . ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160215147

Non-magnetizable effect pigments

The present invention relates to a coloured effect pigment, comprising a substrate made of aluminium or an aluminium alloy which is optionally coated with one or more passivation layers, and an aluminium-doped iron oxide layer.. . ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160215144

Lignocellulosic composite articles

A lignocellulosic composite article includes a plurality of lignocellulosic pieces and an adhesive system disposed on the plurality of lignocellulosic pieces for bonding the plurality of lignocellulosic pieces. The adhesive system includes a binder component and a compatibilizer component. ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160215119

Tetrahydrofuran derivatives and their use as plasticizers

The present invention relates to tetrahydrofuran derivatives, a plasticizer composition containing said tetrahydrofuran derivatives, molding materials containing a thermoplastic polymer and such a tetrahydrofuran derivative, to a process for the production of these tetrahydrofuran derivatives and their use.. . ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160214966

Oxime ester photoinitiators

Disclosed are oxime ester compounds which have specific benzo (unsaturated 5-membered ring)-carbonyl group and their use as photoinitiators in photopolymerizable compositions, in particular in photoresist formulations for display applications, e.g. Liquid crystal display (lcd), organic light emitting diode (oled) and touch panel.. ... Basf Se

07/28/16 / #20160214068

Polyarylene ether sulfone-polymers for membrane applications

The present invention relates to a method of forming a polyarylene ether sulfone polymer by converting a reaction mixture (rg) comprising a dihalogen component (a1), a dihydroxy component (b1) and potassium carbonate (c1) having a volume-average particle size of <25 μm. The present invention further relates to the polyarylene ether sulfone polymers obtainable by said method, to products obtainable from said polyarylene ether sulfone polymer and to membranes formed from said polyarylene ether sulfone polymer.. ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160211464

New absorber for organic heterojunction solar cells

. . . . . . . . . . The present invention relates to a photoactive material comprising a donor substance and an acceptor substance, wherein the donor substance comprises or consists of one or more compounds of formula (i) described below, or the acceptor substance comprises or consists of one or more compounds of formula (i) described below, or the donor substance comprises or consists of a first compound of formula (i) described below and the acceptor substance comprises a second compound of formula (i) described below with the proviso that the first and second compound are not the same, as well as to an organic solar cell or photodetector comprising said photoactive material. The present invention also relates to a photoelectric conversion device comprising or consisting of two or more organic solar cells comprising said photoactive material and to compounds of formula (i) as described below for use as donor substance or as acceptor substance in a photoactive material.. ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160208187

Alkoxylated amides, esters, and anti-wear agents in lubricant compositions

The present disclosure provides an additive package for a lubricant composition that includes an alkoxylated amide, an ester, and an anti-wear agent including phosphorus, molybdenum, or a combination thereof. The present disclosure also provides a lubricant composition that includes a base oil, the alkoxylated amide, the ester, and the anti-wear agent including phosphorus, molybdenum, or a combination thereof. ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160208128

Method for producing emulsion polymerisates

The present invention relates to a method of producing emulsion polymer particles having a core-shell structure wherein at least one polyalkylene oxide containing additive is used in the core, and also to their use in paints, paper coatings, foams, crop protection agents, liquid inks and cosmetic compositions.. . ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160208042

Multi-component epoxy resin composition

The invention relates to multi-component epoxy resin compositions, comprising the following components: a) at least one epoxy resin component containing a1) at least one epoxy resin and a2) at least one compound of the general formula (i), wherein r1 and r2 independently from one another stand for hydrogen, c1-c6-alkyl, c1 -c4-alkoxy-c1-c4-alkyl, c5-c6-cycloalkyl, phenyl, phenyl-c1-c4-alkyl, c2-c6-alkenyl, or c2-c6-alkynyl, or r1 and r2 jointly stand for a c3-c11 alkylene group; r3 and r4 independently from one another stand for hydrogen, c1-c6-alkyl, c1-c4-alkoxy-c1-c4-alkyl, c5-c6-cycloalkyl, phenyl, phenyl-c1-c4-alkyl, c2-c6-alkenyl, or c2-c6-alkynyl, or r3 and r4 jointly stand for a c4-c6 alkylene group; b) at least one hardener component containing b1) at least one amine curing agent, wherein the epoxy resin component (a) and/or the hardener component (b) contain at least one additional constituent part c1), which is selected from aliphatic polyether polyols and aliphatic polyetheramine polyols. Multi-component epoxy resin compositions are suited for injection mortar systems, in particular for chemical fixing or anchoring systems.. ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160208038

Method for producing emulsion polymerisates

The present invention relates to a process for producing emulsion polymer particles having a core-shell structure, wherein the weight ratio of the shells is within specific limits, and also to their use in paints, paper coatings, foams and cosmetic compositions.. . ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160207776

Purification process for graphene nanoribbons

In a process for purifying graphene nanoribbons, a composition comprising graphene nanoribbons gnr1 and at least one contaminant is brought into contact with a liquid medium that includes a dispersant. The graphene nanoribbons gnr1 are dispersed in the liquid medium so as to obtain a liquid dispersion of the graphene nanoribbons gnr1. ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160207238

Method for producing a composite plastic part (ck)

The invention relates to a method for producing a composite plastic part (ck). A first fiber material (f1) is impregnated with a polyamide matrix polymer (pam), thereby obtaining a matrix composition (mz), onto which a surface composition (oz) is applied, and a first plastic component (k1) is obtained. ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160207031

Process for producing a reforming catalyst and the reforming of methane

The present invention relates to a process for producing a catalyst for the reforming of hydrocarbons, preferably methane, in the presence of co2, water and/or hydrogen. The production of the catalyst is based on contacting of a hydrotalcite-comprising starting material with a fusible metal salt. ... Basf Se

07/21/16 / #20160206772

Fluid-absorbent article

The present invention relates to a fluid-absorbent article, comprising a water-absorbent core with a basis weight of the fluid-absorbent core at the insult zone of at least 500 gsm, comprising 10 to 100% by weight water-absorbent polymer particles, wherein the water-absorbent polymer particles having a mean sphericity (spht) from 0.8 to 0.95 and satisfying the following conditions: (a) the sum of centrifuge retention capacity (crc) and absorbency under high load (auhl) being at least 60 g/g, and/or (b) the log10(sfc)>5.7−0.138×crc, with sfc being not less than 5, wherein the crc is given in g/g and the sfc in 10−7 cm3−s/g.. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160201854

Device and method for indicating a fill level of a sorption store

. . . . A process for indicating a fill level of a sorption store (1), wherein at least one gas adsorbent medium (5) is disposed within at least one vessel (3) and wherein a total amount (ntotal) of a gas (15) stored in the sorption store (1) is computed based on at least one measured temperature value and at least one measured pressure value.. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160201853

Filling device for a sorption store and sorption store

Filling device (22) for an ang-sorption store (10) containing at least one adsorption medium (20), said filling device (22) being of tubular shape, having a mantle (36) defining a hollow interior, orifices (48) in said mantle (36), said ang-sorption store (10) substantially mounted horizontally, wherein said orifices (48) are arranged on an upper part (62) of said mantle (36) of the filling device (22) extending in axial direction (34) through said ang-sorption store (10).. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160201269

High molecular weight and high cationic charge glyoxalated polyacrylamide copolymers and their methods of manufacture and use

A cellulose reactive glyoxalated copolymer composition and methods of producing and using the glyoxalated copolymer composition to, for instance, strengthen paper or board are discussed. A glyoxalated copolymer composition includes an aqueous medium containing a glyoxalated copolymer, wherein the glyoxalated copolymer is obtained by reaction in an aqueous reaction medium of a dry weight ratio of glyoxalxationic copolymer. ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160201093

Process for the bioconversion of c3-c13 alkanes to c3-c13 primary alcohols

A process for preparing linear or branched primary alcohols with 3 to 13 carbon atoms from linear or branched alkanes with 3 to 13 carbon atoms by incubating a host organism having a functional p153 enzyme under elevated pressure in the presence of oxygen.. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200969

Stabilised compositions containing acrylamide polymers, and method for the tertiary production of crude oil using said compositions

The present application relates to compositions comprising at least one acrylamide polymer p and at least one stabilizer s selected from sterically hindered amines; more particularly, the composition may be an aqueous solution comprising at least one acrylamide polymer p and at least one stabilizer s. In addition, the present invention relates to a process for producing the composition and to the use thereof in mineral oil production.. ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200954

Suppression for dust

A method of suppressing dust formation in a particulate mineral material, which particulate mineral material has been dewatered from a suspension of said material, comprising the steps of transferring the suspension of particulate mineral material as a fluid to a deposition area, and in which the suspension is allowed to stand and dewater at the deposition area to form a dewatered particulate mineral material, wherein suppression dust formation of the material is achieved by adding a dust suppressing amount of a polymer to the suspension of the particulate mineral material while it is being transferred as a fluid to the deposition area, wherein the polymer is either a synthetic water-soluble polymer formed from one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers having an intrinsic viscosity of at least 4 dl/g or a water-soluble polymer that is a natural polymer or semi natural polymer.. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200943

Chemical-mechanical polishing composition comprising benzotriazole derivatives as corrosion inhibitors

A chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition is provided comprising (a) one or more compounds selected from the group of benzotriazole derivatives which act as corrosion inhibitors and (b) inorganic particles, organic particles, or a composite or mixture thereof. The invention also relates to the use of certain compounds selected from the group of benzotriazole derivatives as corrosion inhibitors, especially for increasing the selectivity of a chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition for the removal of tantalum or tantalum nitride from a substrate for the manufacture of a semiconductor device in the presence of copper on said substrate.. ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200938

Radiation-curable water-dispersible polyurethane (meth)acrylates

The present invention relates to radiation-curable, water-dispersible polyurethane(meth)acrylates, to coating compositions comprising the latter, to the use thereof and to the process for production thereof.. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200883

Composite plastic part with improved adhesion between the plastic components contained in the composite plastic part

The present invention relates to a plastic composite component (cc) which has a first plastic component (c1) and a second plastic component (c2) and comprises a polyethyleneimine (pei) for improving the adhesion between c1 and c2. The present invention further relates to a process for producing this plastic composite component (cc), to a process for improving the adhesion between a first plastic component (c1) and a second plastic component (c2) in a plastic composite component (cc) and to the use of polyethyleneimine for improving the adhesion between a first plastic component (c1) and a second plastic component (c2) in a plastic composite component (cc).. ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200870

Device for the synthesis of a polmer with extraction of a gaseous substance comprising a reaction chamber having at least one circular-cylindrical section

An apparatus for synthesis of a polymer with separation of a gaseous substance comprises a reaction space having an essentially circular cylindrical upper section which is bounded by two circular faces and one shell face and has a longitudinal cylinder axis, and a lower section, an inlet orifice disposed in a circular face or the shell face of the upper section, a first outlet orifice disposed in a wall of the lower section, a second outlet orifice disposed in the shell face of the upper section opposite the first outlet orifice, and a removal device which is disposed so as to be rotatable about the longitudinal cylinder axis and is in contact with both circular faces and the shell face. This apparatus can especially be used for performance of a process including the feeding of an oligomer melt into a reaction space through an inlet orifice, the polymerization of the oligomer melt to give a polymer melt, the removal of the polymer melt from the reaction space through a first outlet orifice of the reaction space, and the removal of a gaseous substance from the reaction space through a second outlet orifice of the reaction space, wherein deposits on at least one inner wall of the reaction space are removed by a removal device and transported into the oligomer melt.. ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200844

Copolymer with high chemical homogeneity and use thereof for improving the cold flow properties of fuel oils

A copolymer with high chemical homogeneity, consisting of (a) 50 to 30% by weight of ethylene, (b) 50 to 70% by weight of c4- to c24-hydrocarbyl ester of (meth)acrylic acid, (c) 0 to 5% by weight of (meth)acrylic acid and (d) 0 to 10% by weight of copolymerizable monomers, obtainable by polymerizing a mixture of 80 to 60% by weight of ethylene, 20 to 40% by weight of (meth)acrylic acid and 0 to 10% by weight of copolymerizable monomers in a backmixing, continuous polymerization apparatus, and subsequently polymer-analogously esterifying the resulting copolymer with c4- to c24-hydrocarbinols. The inventive copolymer is suitable for improving the cold flow properties of fuel oils, for lowering the lower mixing temperature of cold flow improver additives into fuel oils, and for improving the filterability of fuel oils comprising cold flow improver additives.. ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200692

Substituted n-(1,2,4-triazol-3-yl)arylcarboxamide compounds and their use as herbicides

The invention relates to n-(1,2,4-triazol-3-yl)arylcarboxamides of formula i and their use as herbicides. In said formula i, x represents n or cr2, whereas r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, r6 and r7 represent groups such as hydrogen, halogen or organic groups such as alkyl or phenyl.. ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200648

Process for the preparation of (3e, 7e)-homofarnesol

The present invention relates to new types of processes for the improved preparation of homofarnesol, in particular of (3e,7e)-homofarnesol and homofarnesol preparations with an increased content of (3e,7e)-homofarnesol (also referred to as all e-homofarnesol).. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200575

Basket-like device having wall insulation

A device d accommodated in a reactor r and containing a gas- and/or liquid-permeable bottom b, in the peripheral region of which is arranged a lateral boundary w which completely surrounds the bottom b and forms a volume v which is partially or completely filled with catalytic and/or non-catalytic moldings, there optionally being located on the side facing the bottom b in the upstream direction at least one noble metal and/or non-noble metal fabric, wherein a thermal insulation layer s is located on at least part of the surface of the inner side of the lateral boundary w of the device d, the material for the thermal insulation layer s being selected from the group consisting of ceramic material, microporous material and silicate fibers.. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160200081

Composite plastic part with improved resistance to heat aging

The present invention relates to a process for producing a plastic composite component (cc) in which a first fiber material (f1) is impregnated with a polyamide matrix polymer (pam) to obtain a matrix composition (mc), to which a surface composition (sc) is applied, and a first plastic component (c1) is obtained. In a second step, a second plastic component (c2) is molded onto the first plastic component (c1), giving the plastic composite component (cc). ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160199528

Feminine hygiene absorbent article

The present invention relates to a feminine hygiene absorbent article comprising water-absorbing polymer particles having a mean sphericity (spht) from 0.8 to 0.95 obtainable by spray polymerization of a monomer solution or suspension, wherein the intake ratio of the feminine hygiene absorbent article is less than 0.27.. . ... Basf Se

07/14/16 / #20160199235

Water-absorbent material with adjustable desalination function

The present invention relates to water absorbing material comprising acidic water-absorbent electrospun fibres and basic water-absorbent electrospun fibres, wherein the fibres are at least partially in contact to each other and a process for producing water absorbing material.. . ... Basf Se

07/07/16 / #20160197344

Process for the preparation of an electrode material and its use in lithium-ion batteries

. . . . The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of lithium iron phosphate-type electrode materials. The process comprises preparing a mixture comprising water, at least one carboxylic acid containing at least two carboxyl groups, at least one water-soluble or water-swellable organic polymer, and the precursors necessary to generate compound of general formula (i), wherein the weight ratio of the at least one carboxylic acid and the at least one water-soluble or water-swellable organic polymer is from 80:20 to 20:80, drying this mixture, and heating the dried mixture to more than 300° c.. ... Basf Se

07/07/16 / #20160196815

Polymer dispersions and sound deadener compositions with emulsion polymer from two-stage preparation

A description is given of an aqueous polymer dispersion comprising a polymer which is obtainable by emulsion polymerization from a monomer mixture comprising as hydrophilic monomers ethoxylated (meth)acrylate monomer, acid monomer, and c1 to c20 hydroxyalkyl(meth)acrylate; and also at least one hydrophobic principal monomer, selected from c1 to c20 alkyl(meth)acrylates and vinylaromatics; and also, optionally, further monomers. This polymer is preparable by at least two-stage emulsion polymerization, where in a first polymerization stage the predominant fraction or the entire amount of the hydrophilic monomers is used, and in a later polymerization stage the predominant fraction or the entire amount of the hydrophobic monomers is used. ... Basf Se

07/07/16 / #20160194436

Glycidyl ethers of divinylbenzene derivatives and oligomers thereof as curable epoxy resins

Cured epoxy resins are widespread because of their excellent mechanical and chemical properties. Typically, epoxy resins based on bisphenol a diglycidyl ethers or bisphenol f diglycidyl ethers are used, but these are problematic for many sectors because of their effect on the endocrine system. ... Basf Se

07/07/16 / #20160194297

Glycidyl ethers of limonene derivatives and oligomers thereof as curable epoxy resins

Cured epoxy resins are widespread because of their excellent mechanical and chemical properties. Typically, epoxy resins based on bisphenol a diglycidyl ethers or bisphenol f diglycidyl ethers are used, but these are problematic for many sectors because of their effect on the endocrine system. ... Basf Se

07/07/16 / #20160194270

Method for removing hcn from crude dinitro toluene

A process for the preparation of dintrotoluene which comprises (a) nitrating toluene with a nitrating acid, wherein said nitrating acid is a mixture of nitric acid and sulfuric acid, in one or more nitration steps, and separating the nitrating acid from the process stream thus formed, wherein a crude mixture comprising dinitrotoluene and a fraction of said nitrating acid dissolved therein is obtained, said crude mixture further comprising at least 50 ppm of hcn, and (b) washing the crude dinitrotoluene containing mixture in one or more washing steps, wherein, before the first washing step is carried out, the crude mixture is distilled and/or stripped to remove hcn therefrom, wherein a crude dinitrotoluene containing mixture which is essentially free of hcn is obtained.. . ... Basf Se

07/07/16 / #20160193852

Ink-jet printing ink comprising n-vinyloxazolidinone

Use of a radiation curable composition as printing ink for ink-jet printing, wherein the radiation curable composition comprises n-vinyloxazolidinone of formula (i) in which r1 to r4 independently from each other are a hydrogen atom or an organic radical having not more than 10 carbon atoms.. . ... Basf Se

07/07/16 / #20160193574

Control of emulsions, including multiple emulsions

The present invention generally relates to emulsions, and more particularly, to double and other multiple emulsions. Certain aspects of the present invention are generally directed to the creation of double emulsions and other multiple emulsions at a common junction of microfluidic channels. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160172709

Oxiranyl ester derivatives as additive for electrolytes in lithium ion batteries

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to an electrolyte composition (a) containing (i) at least one aprotic organic solvent; (ii) at least one conducting salt; (iii) at least one compound of formula (i) and (iv) optionally at least one further additive.. . ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160172708

Oxiranyl-acyl derivatives as additives for electrolytes in lithium ion batteries

The present invention relates to an electrolyte composition (a) containing (i) at least one aprotic organic solvent; (ii) at least one conducting salt; (iii) at least one compound of formula (i) and (iv) optionally at least one further additive.. . ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160172606

Luminescent diaza-monoaza-and benzimidazole metal carbene complexes for use in electronic devices such as oleds

A cyclometallated ir complex comprising one, two or three ligands of formula (i) or (i′) substituted at the r5 and r7 position; an organic electronic device comprising at least one inventive cyclometallated ir complex; a light-emitting layer comprising at least one inventive cy-clometallated ir complex; the use of the inventive cyclometallated ir complex in an oled; an apparatus selected from the group consisting of stationary visual display units, mobile visual display units, illumination units, units in items of clothing, units in handbags, units in accessories, units in furniture and units in wallpaper, comprising the organic electronic device; and a process for preparing a the inventive cyclometallated ir complex.. . ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160170102

Solar light management

A translucent construction element comprising a layer of translucent substrate, which contains a surface structured with nanoplanes of inclined angle relative to the substrate plane, and coated with an interrupted metallic layer covering at least a part of said nanoplanes, is characterized by a high density of interruptions in the metallic layer of low thickness; the periodicity of interruptions in the metallic layer generally is from the range 50 to 1000 nm and the thickness of the metallic layer typically is from the range 1 to 50 nm. The construction element may be integrated, for example, into windows, plastic films or sheets or glazings, especially for the purpose of light management.. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160169863

Means and methods for assessing increased peroxisomal proliferation

The present invention pertains to the field of toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing increased peroxisomal proliferation. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168799

Paper cup comprising a polyethylene copolymer coating and methods of making the same

The present disclosure relates to a paper cup comprising a first coating comprising a polyethylene copolymer on a first surface of the paper cup and optionally a second aqueous-based coating on a second surface of the paper cup. In some embodiments, the first coating is on an inside surface of a bottom portion of the paper cup, and the second aqueous-based coating is on an inside of a side portion of the paper cup. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168602

Method for the enzyme-catalysed hydrolysis of polyacrylic acid esters, and esterases used therefor

The invention relates to a method for the enzyme-catalysed hydrolysis of polyacrylic acid esters. According to the method, at least one polyacrylic acid ester is provided and incubated with at least one enzyme selected from enzymes (ec 3.1) acting on ester bindings, until the ester groups contained in the polyacrylic acid ester are partially or fully hydrolytically split, and optionally the modified polymer obtained thereby is isolated. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168599

Genetic engineering of pseudomonas putida kt2440 for rapid and high yield production of vanillin from ferulic acid

The present invention relates to an improved biocatalytic process for producing vanillin from ferulic acid based on a genetically engineered pseudomonas strains, as well as to said pseudemonas strains.. . ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168597

Process for the bioconversion of butane to 1-butanol

A process for preparing 1-butanol from butane by incubating a host organism having a functional p153 enzyme under elevated butane pressure in the presence of oxygen.. . ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168412

A coating system

A coating, system comprises 30 to 90 parts by weight of a bioresin component and 10 to 70 parts by weight of an isocyanate component, based on 100 parts by weight of the coating system, and has a percent solids of greater than 60%. The bioresin component comprises an acrylic polymer and a biopolyol formed from a natural oil. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168390

Use of dithiophosphinic acid and/or its salts for producing anti-corrosion coatings that are devoid of chrome

Use of dithiophosphinic acids of the general formula hs2p(r1)(r2) and/or salts thereof for producing chrome-free, polymer-containing corrosion control layers on metallic surfaces, r1 and r2 independently of one another each being organic radicals having 1 to 30 c atoms.. . ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168356

Novel light stabilizers

The present invention relates to symmetric diesters of hydroxyalkyl-4-hydroxy-tetraalkylpiperidine compounds and their use as light stabilizers. They are compatible with and soluble in coating formulations of different polarity.. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160168282

Preparation of isobutene homo- or copolymer derivatives

A process for preparing isobutene homo- or copolymer derivatives by (i) polymerizing isobutene or an isobutene-comprising monomer mixture in the presence of an iron halide-donor complex, an aluminum trihalide-donor complex, or an alkylaluminum halide-donor complex, (ii) reacting a resulting high-reactivity isobutene polymer with a compound which introduces a low molecular weight polar group or a substructure thereof, and (iii) in the case of reaction with a substructure, further reacting to complete the formation of the low molecular weight polar group. The homo- or copolymer derivatives include a radical of a hydrophobic polyisobutene polymer having a number-average molecular weight of 110 to 250 000 and low molecular weight polar groups including amino functions, nitro groups, hydroxyl groups, mercaptan groups, carboxylic acid or carboxylic acid derivative functions, sulfonic acid or sulfonic acid derivative functions, aldehyde functions and/or silyl groups.. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160166975

Method for removing acid gases from a fluid flow containing nitrogen oxides

A process for separating off acid gases from a nitrogen oxide-comprising fluid stream, wherein a) the fluid stream is brought into contact in an absorption zone with an aqueous absorbent which comprises at least one amino group-comprising compound, wherein a deacidified fluid stream is obtained, b) the deacidified fluid stream is brought into contact in at least one scrubbing zone with an aqueous scrubbing liquid and a de-aminated deacidified fluid stream is obtained, wherein the scrubbing liquid is recycled via at least one scrubbing zone, c) overflow from the at least one scrubbing zone is treated with uv light, and d) the uv-treated overflow is combined with the absorbent. The process permits the efficient degradation of the nitrosamines present in the absorbent.. ... Basf Se

06/16/16 / #20160165793

Apparatus for planting and treating seedlings of an agricultural plant

The present invention relates to an apparatus for planting and treating seedlings of an agricultural plant. In particular, the apparatus is adapted for planting and treating sugar cane seedlings. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160164144

Application of binderless zeolite molecular sieves for the drying of carbonates used as eletrolytic solvents

. . . . . . . . . . . . Method for producing a dehydrated liquid mixture comprising water in an amount of less than 20 ppm, for use as a solvent for a conducting salt, comprising or consisting of the following steps: —providing or preparing a liquid starting mixture comprising—a total amount of 90% by weight or more, based on the total amount of the liquid starting mixture, of compounds selected from the group of organic carbonates, acetic acid esters of c1 to c8 alcohols and butyric acid esters of c1 to c8 alcohols, wherein the total amount of acetic acid esters of c1 to c8 alcohols and butyric acid esters of c1 to c8 alcohols is in the range of from 0 to 45% by weight, based on the total amount of the liquid starting mixture, —water in a total amount of 3500 ppm to 20 ppm, based on the total amount of the liquid starting mixture, —optionally further constituents, —contacting the liquid starting mixture with an amount of a binderless zeolite molecular sieve such that the water content in the mixture is reduced to an amount of less than 20 ppm, based on the total amount of the dehydrated liquid mixture.. . ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160164141

Acrylonitrile derivatives as additive for electrolytes in lithium ion batteries

An electrolyte composition (a) containing (i) at least one aprotic organic solvent; (ii) at least one conducting salt; (iii) at least one compound of formula (nc)(a1x1)c═c(x2a2)(cn) wherein x1 and x2 are independently from each other selected from n(r′), p(r1), o, and s, and a1 and a2 are selected from h or organic substituents; and electrochemical cells containing electrolyte composition (a).. . ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160164075

Process for producing an active cathode material comprising a mixture of a metal oxide and a metal sulfide and use of the active cathode material in rechargeable electrochemical cells

Provided are a process for producing an active cathode material comprising at least one oxide of a metal m and at least one sulfide of said metal m, an active cathode material obtained by said process, electrodes comprising said active cathode material and rechargeable electrochemical cells comprising said electrodes.. . ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160161846

The use of surfactants having at least three short-chain perfluorinated groups in formulations for photo mask cleaning

In a method for cleaning photo masks having patterns with smallest line-space dimensions below 200 nm, a surfactant composition a is used, wherein a contains at least three short-chain perfluorinated groups rf selected from the group consisting of trifluoromethyl, pentafluoroethyl, 1-heptafluoropropyl, 2-heptafluoropropyl, and pentafluorosulfanyl and wherein a exhibits, at a 1% by weight aqueous solution, a static surface tension below 25 mn/m.. . ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160160158

Process for cleaning dishware

Process for cleaning dishware soiled with fatty residue, characterized in that said process is carried out at a temperature in the range of from 45 to 65° c. And using at least one formulation, comprising (a) in the range of from 1 to 50% by weight of at least one complexing agent, selected from the alkali metal salts of citric acid, aminocarboxylic acids and from sodium tripolyphosphate, (b) in the range of from 2 to 8% by weight of at least one non-ionic surfactant of general formula (i) r1—ch(oh)—ch2—o-(ao)x—r2 (i) (c) in the range of from 0.25 to less than 4% by weight of a copolymer, being obtained from copolymerizing the following comonomers (a) at least one comonomer selected from ethylenically unsaturated c3-c4-carboxylic acids and ethylenically unsaturated c4-c8-dicarboxylic acids or their respective anhydrides, (b) at least one comonomer selected from isobutene, diisobutene, c2-c28-a-olefins, and c12-c24-alkyl esters of (meth)acrylic acid, (c) optionally, at least one further comonomer selected from non-ionic comonomers, the integers being defined as follows: r1 being selected from c4-c30-alkyl, straight-chain or branched, and from c4-c30-alkenyl, straight-chain or branched, with at least one c—c double bond, r2 being selected from c1-c30-alkyl, straight-chain or branched, and from c2-c30-alkenyl, straight-chain or branched, with at least one c—c double bond, x being selected from one to 100, ao being identical or different alkylene oxides, selected from ch2—ch2—o, (ch2)3—o, (ch2)4—o, ch2ch(ch3)—o, ch(ch3)—ch2—o— and ch2ch(n-c3h7)—o.. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160160144

Use of a hydrocarbyl-substituted dicarboxylic acid for improving or boosting the separation of water from fuel oils and gasoline fuels

Use of a hydrocarbyl-substituted dicarboxylic acid for improving or boosting the separation of water from fuel oils and gasoline fuels which comprise additives with detergent action. A fuel additive concentrate comprising the said hydrocarbyl-substituted dicarboxylic acid, certain additives with detergent action and optionally other customary additives and solvents or diluents.. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160160083

Cmp composition comprising abrasive particles containing ceria

Described is a chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising abrasive particles containing ceria.. . ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159999

Isocyanate-epoxy-foam system

The present invention relates to a method for producing a rigid foam, which comprises reacting at least one polyisocyanate with a mixture comprising at least one polyepoxide, water, and at least one other hydrogen-acidic compound, the reaction taking place in the presence of a metal-free lewis base having at least one nitrogen atom, to rigid foams obtainable by such a method, and to the use of a rigid foam of the invention for producing insulating materials, vacuum insulation panels, refrigeration equipment, construction elements, wind rotor blades, or elements for boatbuilding and vehicle construction.. . ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159983

Device and method for synthesis of a polymer under seperation of a gaseous substance

The invention relates to a device for synthesis of a polymer under separation of a gaseous substance. Said device comprises a reaction chamber (1), which has a top section (11), a middle section (12) and a bottom section (13), an inlet opening (2) which is arranged in the middle section (12), a first outlet opening (3) which is arranged in the bottom section (13), a second outlet opening (4) which is arranged in the top section (11), a first return opening (51), which is arranged in the bottom section (13), a second outlet opening (52), which is arranged under the top section (11), a distribution device (6), which is arranged between the top section (11) and the middle section (12), and a removal device (7) which is arranged to be movable along the top section (11). ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159958

Reverse-phase polymerisation process

A reverse-phase suspension polymerisation process for the manufacture of polymer beads comprising forming aqueous monomer beads of an aqueous solution comprising water-soluble ethylenically unsaturated monomer or monomer blend and polymerising the monomer or monomer blend to form polymer beads while suspended in a non-aqueous liquid, recovering polymer beads, and then cleaning the non-aqueous liquid in which the process comprises providing the non-aqueous liquid in a vessel (1), forming a suspension of monomer beads from the aqueous monomer or monomer blend in the non-aqueous liquid, initiating polymerisation to form polymerising beads, removing a suspension of the polymer beads in non-aqueous liquid from the vessel and recovering, water soluble or water swellable polymer beads from the suspension, in which the non-aqueous liquid contains impurities which comprise particles, and then transferring the non-aqueous liquid from the suspension to a cleaning stage, in which the cleaning stage provides a cleaned non-aqueous liquid suitable for use in a reverse-phase suspension polymerisation process, which cleaning stage comprises removing particles from the non-aqueous liquid in at least one filtration step. The invention also relates to the apparatus suitable for carrying out a reverse-phase suspension polymerisation and polymer beads obtainable by the process or employing the apparatus. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159955

Reverse-phase polymerisation process

A reverse-phase suspension polymerisation process for the manufacture of polymer beads comprising forming aqueous monomer beads comprising an aqueous solution of water-soluble ethylenically unsaturated monomer or monomer blend and polymerising the monomer or monomer blend to form polymer beads while suspended in a non-aqueous liquid, and recovering polymer beads, in which the process comprises, providing in a vessel (1) a volume (2) of non-aqueous liquid wherein the volume of non-aqueous liquid extends between at least one polymer bead discharge point (3) and at least one monomer feed point (4), feeding the aqueous monomer or monomer blend through orifices (5) into, or onto, the non-aqueous liquid to form aqueous monomer beads, allowing the aqueous monomer beads to flow towards the polymer bead discharge point subjecting the aqueous monomer beads to polymerisation conditions to initiate polymerisation to form polymerising beads, wherein the polymerising beads have formed polymer beads when they reach the polymer bead discharge point, removing a suspension of the polymer beads in non-aqueous liquid from the vessel at the polymer bead discharge point and recovering water soluble or water swellable polymer beads from the suspension. The invention also relates to the apparatus suitable for carrying out a reverse-phase suspension polymerisation and polymer beads obtainable by the process or employing the apparatus.. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159939

Reverse-phase polymerisation process

A reverse-phase suspension polymerisation process for the manufacture of polymer beads comprising forming aqueous monomer beads comprising an aqueous solution of water-soluble ethylenically unsaturated monomer or monomer blend and polymerising the monomer or monomer blend, to form polymer beads while suspended in a non-aqueous liquid, and recovering polymer beads, in which the process comprises providing in a vessel (1) a volume (2) of non-aqueous liquid wherein the volume of non-aqueous liquid extends between at least one polymer bead discharge point (3) and at least one monomer feed point (4), feeding the aqueous monomer or monomer blend through orifices (5) into, or onto, the non-aqueous liquid to form aqueous monomer beads, allowing the aqueous monomer beads to flow towards the polymer bead discharge point initiating polymerisation of the aqueous monomer beads to form polymerising beads, wherein the polymerising beads form polymer beads when they reach the polymer bead discharge point, removing a suspension of the polymer beads in non-aqueous liquid from the vessel at the polymer bead discharge point and recovering, water soluble or water swellable polymer beads from the suspension, in which the aqueous monomer or monomer blend and/or the orifices is/are vibrated such that the frequency multiplied by the weight average droplet diameter is between 150 and 800 mm/s. The invention also relates to the apparatus suitable for carrying out a reverse-phase suspension polymerisation and polymer beads obtainable by the process or employing the apparatus. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159726

Plasticizer composition comprising di(2-ethylhexyl) terephthalate

A method for preparing an aromatic di-ester includes combining an aromatic di-acid and a linear or branched c4-c13 alcohol to form a mixture. The method also includes heating the mixture from a first temperature (t1) to a second temperature (t2) without a catalyst present in the mixture. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159724

Process for obtaining acrylic acid

A process for obtaining acrylic acid, comprising (a) providing a liquid stream s7 comprising acetic acid and acrylic acid, where the molar ratio of acetic acid to acrylic acid in stream s7 is greater than 1:1, (b-1) crystallizing a portion of the acetic acid present in stream s7 to obtain solid crystallized acetic acid in its mother liquor, (b-2) separating the mother liquor from the acetic acid crystallized in (b-1) to obtain the solid crystallized acetic acid and a liquid stream s8 comprising acrylic acid and acetic acid, (c) separating stream s8 into at least one stream s10 depleted of acrylic acid compared to s8 and a stream s11 enriched in acrylic acid compared to s8.. . ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160159001

Method for producing thermoplastic foam panels by means of at least two heating elements offset in parallel with each other

The present invention relates to a process for the production of at least two-layer thermoplastic foam sheets via thermal welding of at least two thinner thermoplastic foam sheets. In the process of the invention, at least two heating elements are conducted on mutually offset planes between the surfaces to be welded of the thinner thermoplastic foam sheets, and the foam sheets here do not touch the heating elements. ... Basf Se

06/09/16 / #20160158707

Novel membranes

Membrane comprising a carrier and a rejection layer, wherein said membrane is a multiple channel membrane. The rejection layer is a polyamide layer. ... Basf Se

06/02/16 / #20160155575

Methine dyes with large organic counter anion for dye sensitized solar cells

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The present invention relates to an electrode layer comprising a porous film made of oxide semiconductor fine particles sensitized with a methine dye having a counter anion capable of absorbing electromagnetic radiation having a wavelength in the range of from 400 nm to 1000 nm. Moreover the present invention relates to a photoelectric conversion device comprising said electrode layer, a dye sensitized solar cell comprising said photoelectric conversion device, an organic electronic device comprising said photoelectric conversion device and to novel methine dyes having a counter anion capable of absorbing electromagnetic radiation having a wavelength in the range of from 400 nm to 1000 nm.. ... Basf Se

06/02/16 / #20160152928

Use of a gel-like polymer composition which can be obtained by polymerizing an acid group-containing monomer in the presence of a polyether compound in formulations for automatic dishwashing

The invention relates to the use of a gel-like polymer composition, which is produced by means of a radical polymerization of an [alpha],[beta]-ethylenically unsaturated acid in the presence of at least one polyether component, in formulations for automatic dishwashing (adw).. . ... Basf Se

06/02/16 / #20160152770

Semi-aromatic copolyamides having high glass transition temperature and high degree of crystallinity

The present invention relates to semi-aromatic copolyamides having a high glass transition temperature and a high degree of crystallinity, to a polyamide molding compound containing said semi-aromatic copolyamide and to the use of the semi-aromatic copolyamides and of the polyamide molding compounds.. . ... Basf Se

06/02/16 / #20160152761

Polyurethane based on renewable raw materials

The present invention relates to polyurethanes based on at least one polyisocyanate and at least one polyester polyol, wherein the polyester polyol is based on at least one polyhydric alcohol and a mixture of two or more dicarboxylic acids, wherein at least one of the two or more dicarboxylic acids is at least partly obtained from renewable raw materials, to processes for producing such polyurethanes and also to moldings comprising such polyurethanes. The polyurethanes of the present invention have minimal tendency to bloom.. ... Basf Se

06/02/16 / #20160152586

Process for starting up a gas phase oxidation reactor

A process for preparing carboxylic acids and/or carboxylic anhydrides by gas phase oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons, in which a gas stream comprising at least one aromatic hydrocarbon and molecular oxygen is passed continuously over a catalyst thermostatted by a heat carrier medium, which comprises keeping the temperature of the heat carrier medium constant during the startup of the reactor for at least 24 hours, during which neither the loading of the gas stream with hydrocarbons nor the gas stream volume is increased by more than 3%.. . ... Basf Se

06/02/16 / #20160152541

Process for preparing acrylic acid

The present invention relates to a process for preparing acrylic acid from acetic acid and formaldehyde, which comprises (a) provision of a stream s1 comprising acetic acid and formaldehyde, where the molar ratio of acetic acid to formaldehyde in the stream s1 is in the range from 0.5:1 to 2:1; (b) contacting of the stream s1 with an aldol condensation catalyst comprising vanadium, phosphorus and oxygen to give a stream s2 comprising acrylic acid, where, in (b), the space velocity whsv is in the range from 0.35 to 7.0 kg/kg/h.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145805

Process for the production of a microfibrillated cellulose composition

. . . . . . . . . . The present invention relates to a process for the production of microfibrillated cellulose composition, wherein the microfibrillated cellulose has an average fiber length in the range from 500 to 1300 μm and a percentage of fiber length in the category <200 μm of at least 15%, obtained by subjecting an aqueous mixture comprising 30 to 70% by weight of cellulose containing fibers to mechanical shearing at a temperature in the range of from >40° c. To <120° c. ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145453

Radiation-curable compounds

The invention relates to low-viscosity formulations of radiation-curable compounds, to processes for preparing them, to their use, and to inks, printing-inks, and print varnishes that comprise them.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145390

Process for the continuous preparation of an aliphatic or partially aromatic polyamide

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of an aliphatic or partially aromatic polyamide, in which an aqueous composition of the monomers is subjected to an oligomerization at elevated temperature and increased pressure, the reaction mixture is optionally subjected to a first decompression to reduce the water content, the (optionally decompressed) reaction mixture is heated within a short time to a temperature above the melting temperature of the polyamides and the heated reaction mixture is subjected to a (further) decompression to reduce the water content and to an after-polymerization.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145389

Method for producing semi-aromatic copolyamides with a high diamine excess

The present invention relates to a method for producing semi-aromatic copolyamides with a high diamine excess in the reaction batch.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145381

Novel polymers and use of these as dispersants

The present invention relates to novel polymers p and to their salts, to a process for their manufacturing, to the use of said polymers as dispersants for fine particulate solid material. The present invention further relates to liquid compositions containing solid fine particles, such as organic or inorganic pigments and fillers, and the novel polymers p and their salts as dispersants. ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145376

Isocyanate prepolymer composition and crosslinked polyurethane prepared therefrom

An isocyanate prepolymer composition and a crosslinked thermoplastic polyurethane composition are disclosed, preferably in the form of a fiber. Also disclosed is the process for preparing said prepolymer composition and crosslinked thermoplastic polyurethane. ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145372

Hydrolysis-resistant polyurethane moulding

The present invention relates to a process for producing polyurethane moldings, wherein (a) organic polyisocyanates are mixed with (b) compounds having at least two hydrogen atoms which are reactive toward isocyanate and comprising polyesterol (b1) and at least one compound (b2) obtainable by alkoxylation of an aromatic starter molecule, (c) blowing agent, (d) catalyst, and (e) optionally other auxiliaries and/or additives to form a reaction mixture and the reaction mixture is introduced into a mold and allowed to react to give a polyurethane molding. The present invention further relates to polyurethane moldings obtainable by such a process and also the use of these moldings as steering wheel, seat, armrest and in particular as shoe sole.. ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145362

High-reactivity polyisobutylene having a high content of vinylidene double bonds in the side chains

A polyisobutylene having a total content of vinylidene double bonds of more than 50 mol % and a number-average molecular weight of 500 to 10 000 daltons, where at least 10% of all the vinylidene double bonds in the polyisobutylene are part of one or more side chains composed of at least 2 carbon atoms from the main polyisobutylene chain. Such a polyisobutylene is suitable for production of fuel and lubricant additives.. ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145226

Process for preparing phthalic anhydride

The present invention relates to a process for preparing phthalic anhydride by gas phase oxidation of aromatic hydrocarbons, in which a gas stream comprising at least one aromatic hydrocarbon and molecular oxygen is passed continuously over a thermostatted catalyst and the supply of the at least one aromatic hydrocarbon to the catalyst is temporarily interrupted after putting the catalyst on stream.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145219

Strobilurin type compounds for combating phytopathogenic fungi

The present invention relates to novel strobilurine type compounds, to compositions comprising at least one such compound, to methods for combating phytopathogenic fungi, to the use of such compounds and to seeds coated with at least one such compound.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160145202

Strobilurin type compounds for combating phytopathogenic fungi

The present invention relates to novel strobilurine type compounds, to compositions comprising at least one such compound, to methods for combating phytopathogenic fungi, to the use of such compounds and to seeds coated with at least one such compound.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160144341

Process for producing surface postcrosslinked water-absorbing polymer particles

A process for producing surface postcrosslinked water-absorbing polymer particles, wherein the water-absorbing polymer particles are coated, before, during or after the surface postcrosslinking, with at least one basic salt of a trivalent metal cation and a monovalent carboxylic acid anion.. . ... Basf Se

05/26/16 / #20160143283

Suspension concentrate composition comprising isothiazoline insecticide and activated charcoal

Subject matter of the present invention is a suspension concentrate composition comprising an a) isothiazoline insecticide and b) activated charcoal, wherein the composition is substantially free of a non-polar solvent. The invention further relates to a process for the preparation of said composition; a suspension obtainable by mixing water, an isothiazoline insecticide and activated charcoal; and to a method for controlling undesired attack by insects or mites, where the suspension concentrate composition or the suspension is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or on the crop plants to be protected from the respective pests.. ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160141580

Alkali-ion conductive separator assembly for rechargeable electrochemical cells

. . . . . . . . Disclosed is an alkali-ion conducting separator assembly comprising a porous membrane (a) and an alkali-ion conducting film (b) placed on one major surface of the porous membrane (a), wherein the alkali-ion conducting film (b) comprises an inorganic material of the general formula (i): (l1+[(12−u)2+wv)−xm−[(3−y)3+yn]−[(2−z)5+zp]im+x](a3+3−yan+y)(b5+2−zbp+z)(o2−12−udv−w) (i) further disclosed is a process for producing such an alkali-ion conducting separator assembly and a rechargeable electrochemical cell comprising such an alkali-ion conducting separator assembly.. . ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160141521

White organic light-emitting device

The present invention relates to white organic light-emitting devices having separate stacked blue/green phosphorescent and red phosphorescent layers. The white organic light-emitting devices emit the desired natural white color and show a reduced power consumption, superior current efficiency, efficacy, external quantum efficiency (eqe) and/or lifetime. ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160139243

Detector for optically detecting at least one object

A detector for determining a position of at least one object. The detector includes: at least one optical sensor configured to detect a light beam traveling from the object towards the detector, the optical sensor including at least one matrix of pixels; and at least one evaluation device configured to determine an intensity distribution of pixels of the optical sensor that are illuminated by the light beam, the evaluation device further configured to determine at least one longitudinal coordinate of the object by using the intensity distribution.. ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160137892

Hydrophobic polyurethane adhesive

The present invention relates to a polyurethane adhesive comprising an isocyanate component a and a polyol component b where the isocyanate component a comprises at least one diisocyanate or polyisocyanate and the polyol component b comprises the alkoxylation product of a mixture of castor oil or ricinoleic acid (i), of an aromatic di- or polyol (ii), and of an oh-functional compound having aliphatically bonded oh groups and oh-functionality of from 1 to 8 (iii), and also optionally of a compound (iv), selected from the group consisting of cyclic anhydrides of dicarboxylic acids, and optionally of a compound (v) selected from the group consisting of cyclic mono- or diesters. The present invention further relates to a process for adhesive bonding with use of the polyurethane adhesive of the invention, to an item adhesive-bonded with the use of the polyurethane adhesive, and to the use of said item in the construction of wind turbines.. ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160137814

Low-emission, stabilized polyurethane

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyurethanes, in which (a) polyisocyanate, (b) polymeric compounds with groups that are reactive towards isocyanates, (c) catalysts, (d) 0.01 to 1% by weight of an aliphatic hydrocarbon (d1) having 2 to 15 carbon atoms which comprise at least one heteroatom selected from the group consisting of oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur, and at least one chlorine or bromine atom, and/or phosphoric acid ester (d2), (e) antioxidants and/or light stabilizers and optionally (f) blowing agents, (g) chain extenders and/or crosslinking agents and (h) auxiliaries and/or additives are mixed to give a reaction mixture and the reaction mixture is allowed to fully react to give the polyurethane, where the phosphoric acid ester corresponds to the general formula (r1—o)3—p═o, where the three radicals r1, independently of one another, are organic radicals which comprise one or more phenyl groups, one or more phosphoric acid groups (polyalkyl phosphate with ethylene oxide) or esters thereof and/or one or more atoms selected from the group consisting of nitrogen, oxygen, fluorine, chlorine and bromine. Furthermore, the present invention relates to polyurethanes obtainable by a process according to the invention and to the use of these polyurethanes in the interior of means of transport.. ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160137783

Method for producing aliphatic or partially aromatic polyamides, said method comprising a solid-phase polymerization process

The present invention relates to a process for preparing an aliphatic or semiaromatic polyamide, in which a polyamide prepolymer is subjected to a solid state polymerization.. . ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160137782

Method for the continuous production of an aliphatic or semi-aromatic polyamide oligomer

The present invention relates to a process for preparing an aliphatic or semiaromatic polyamide oligomer, in which an aqueous composition of the monomers is subjected to an oligomerization at elevated temperature and elevated pressure and the oligomerization output is preferably subjected to an expansion.. . ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160137676

Reactive flame retardants

The present invention relates to a phosphorus containing alcohol, obtainable or obtained by a process comprising the reaction of at least one alcohol with a phosphorus containing compound of the general formula (i) as defined herein, as well as the process for preparing a phosphorus containing alcohol, comprising the reaction of at least one alcohol with a phosphorus containing compound of the general formula (i). Furthermore, the present invention relates to the use of a phosphorus containing alcohol as disclosed herein as a flame retardant, to a process for the preparation of a polyurethane and the polyurethane as such.. ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160137226

Body center module

A body center module, including a floor panel including two depressions, which extend parallel to the longitudinal axis of the body center module, for receiving a driver's seat and a passenger seat, and an elevation which extends between the depressions. From the elevation between the depressions, two supports extend upward in a v-shape, and each support terminates in a roof beam which extends parallel to the longitudinal axis of the body center module.. ... Basf Se

05/19/16 / #20160135459

Fungicidal mixtures i comprising strobilurin-type fungicides

The present invention relates to fungicidal mixtures, comprising at least one fungicidally active strobilurin-type compound i and at least one fungicidally active compound or biopesticide ii as defined in the description, and to compositions comprising these mixtures.. . ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160135253

Heatable molded articles made from electrically conductive thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to a method of using a composition (z1) at least comprising an elastomer (e1) and an at least 90% carbon-based conductivity-conferring additive (a1) in the manufacture of an electrically heatable shaped article for the automotive sector, wherein said composition (z1) has a shore hardness a, determined as per din 53505, in the range from 30 to 95, an electric specific volume resistivity, determined as per iso 3915, of below 1×102 ohm×cm and above 0.01 ohm×cm, and also a breaking extension, determined as per din 53504, of above 300%. The present invention further relates to a method of preparing an electrically heatable shaped article for the automotive sector comprising a composition (z1) and also to electrically heatable shaped articles for the automotive sector comprising a composition (z1).. ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160133992

Drying of electrolyte mixtures containing acids with molecular sieves

The present invention relates to a method for producing a dehydrated liquid mixture for use as a solvent for conducting salts (e.g. Lipf6) wherein the water content is reduced, starting from a liquid starting mixture comprising one, two, three or more organic carbonates in a total amount of 90% by weight or more, based on the total amount of the liquid starting mixture and one, two or more compounds selected from the group consisting of (a) acids with a pka below 4 and (b) precursors releasing acids with a pka below 4 in the liquid starting mixture by hydrolysis.. ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130531

Aqueous solutions containing a complexing agent in high concentration

Aqueous solution comprising (a) in the range of from 30 to 60% by weight of a complexing agent, selected from the alkali metal salts of methylglycine diacetic acid and the alkali metal salts of glutamic acid diacetic acid, (b) in the range of from 1 to 25% by weight of at least one salt of a sulfonic acid or of an organic acid, percentages referring to the total respective aqueous solution.. . ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130514

Use of nitrogen compounds quaternised with alkylene oxide and hydrocarbyl-substituted polycarboxylic acid as additives in fuels and lubricants

The invention relates to the use of quaternized nitrogen compounds as a fuel and lubricant additive or kerosene additive, such as in particular as a detergent additive, for decreasing or preventing deposits in the injection systems of direct-injection diesel engines, in particular in common rail injection systems, for decreasing the fuel consumption of direct-injection diesel engines, in particular of diesel engines having common rail injection systems, and for minimizing the power loss in direct-injection diesel engines, in particular in diesel engines having common rail injection systems; the invention further relates to the use as an additive for petrol, in particular for operation of disi engines.. . ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130448

Coating compositions comprising conductive fillers

A method for making a coating or sealing composition comprising incorporating organic filler(s) comprising at least 20 wt % of at least one organic polymer and at least one ionic liquid into a coating or sealing composition. . ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130446

Stain blocking compositions

An aqueous coating composition for blocking stains and a method of using the coating composition is described. The coating composition includes an aqueous dispersion of a copolymer that is derived from a single stage emulsion polymerization of an ethylenically unsaturated nonionic monomer, greater than 0 and less than 1.5% by weight of an ethylenically unsaturated strong acid monomer or salt thereof, and greater than 1.5% and less than 3% by weight of methacrylic acid.. ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130398

Device for synthesizing a polymer with reduced formation of deposits in the reaction chamber

The invention relates to a device for synthesizing a polymer accompanied by separating a gaseous substance. Said device comprises: a reactor chamber (1) having a substantially circular cylinder-shaped upper section (11), which is delimited by two circular surfaces (111, 112) and a circumferential surface (113) and has a longitudinal cylinder axis, and a lower section (12), the upper section (11) and the lower section (12) being connected to one another via the first circular surface (111); an inlet opening (2); a first outlet opening (3), which is arranged in a wall of the lower section (12); a second outlet opening (4), which is arranged in the second circular surface (112) or in the circumferential surface (113) between the inlet opening (2) and the second circular surface (112); and a removal device (51), which is arranged so as to be movable along the longitudinal cylinder axis at least between the second circular surface (112) and the inlet opening (2), and contacts the circumferential surface (113). ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130397

Method for continuously producing polyamide oligomers and producing semicrystalline or amorphous polyamides that can be thermoplastically processed

The invention relates to a process for continuously preparing polyamide oligomers. This comprises continuous conveying of an aqueous solution of polyamide-forming monomers from a reservoir vessel into an oligomerization reactor, heating of the aqueous solution beyond a dissolution or storage temperature, the residence time of the monomer solution in the oligomerization reactor being limited and the pressure or the partial vapor pressure of the water being adjusted such that a conversion of monomers to polyamide oligomers does not exceed a maximum value and/or the polyamide oligomers formed do not phase-separate or spontaneously crystallize in solid form, and continuous discharge of the polyamide oligomers from the oligomerization reactor. ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130396

Polyoxazoline chelating agent

A chelating agent comprises a polyoxazoline. The polyoxazoline has formula a: (formula a), where r is h; f; ci; br; i; cn; no2; an organic group having from 1 to 20 carbon atoms; an amino group; or an oxazoline, and n is from about 2 to about 300. ... Basf Se

05/12/16 / #20160130381

Phosphorylated polymers

A process is described for the production of phosphorus-containing organic polymers through reaction of dialkyl phosphites with organic polymers comprising carbon-carbon double bonds in the presence of organic compounds that form free radicals under the reaction conditions, with covalent linkage of the phosphorus atom of the dialkyl phosphite to a carbon atom of the organic polymer.. . ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160126548

Spherical particles, production thereof and use

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Spherical particles comprising a lithiated mixed transition metal oxide comprising nickel, cobalt and manganese and optionally at least one further transition metal, each in cationic form, wherein the carbonate content, calculated as li2co3, is in the range from 0.01 to 0.3% by weight, based on overall particles, and the proportion of nickel, plotted against the radius of the particles in question, in the outer region of the particles is at least 10 mol % below the proportion in the core, and the manganese content, plotted against the radius of the particles in question, in the outer region of the particles is at least 10 mol % above the proportion in the core, and where mol % are based on the total transition metal content.. . ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160124074

Detector for optically detecting an orientation of at least one object

A detector device (111) for determining an orientation of at least one object (112) is disclosed. The detector device comprises: at least two beacon devices (204), the beacon devices (204) being adapted to be at least one of attached to the object (112), held by the object (112) and integrated into the object (112), the beacon devices (204) each being adapted to direct light beams (138) towards a detector (110), the beacon devices (204) having predetermined coordinates in a coordinate system of the object (112); at least one detector (110) adapted to detect the light beams (138) traveling from the beacon devices (204) towards the detector (110); at least one evaluation device (142), the evaluation device (142) being adapted to determine longitudinal coordinates of each of the beacon devices (204) in a coordinate system of the detector (110), the evaluation device (142) being further adapted to determine an orientation of the object (112) in the coordinate system of the detector (110) by using the longitudinal coordinates of the beacon devices (204).. ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160123225

Thermal insulation of an internal combustion engine

The present invention relates to a thermally insulated internal combustion engine where a polyurethane foam entirely or to some extent surrounds the external surface of one or more parts of the internal combustion engine. The present invention further relates to a process for the production of a thermally insulated internal combustion engine by taking an engine part, using a mold to surround the part that is to be surrounded with foam within the internal combustion engine part, thus producing a cavity between engine part and mold, charging a polyurethane reaction mixture into the cavity, allowing the polyurethane reaction mixture to complete its reaction to give a polyurethane foam, and removing the mold.. ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160122597

Preparation of pressure sensitive adhesive dispersions from multi-stage emulsion polymerization for applications of protective films

The invention describes a preparation process of pressure sensitive adhesives, wherein a multi-stage emulsifier-free emulsion polymerization and applications of the obtained dispersions for pressure sensitive protective films are included. At least one carboxylic acid group containing monomer is used in the first stage of emulsion polymerization. ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160122465

Soft thermoplastic polyurethane elastomers and process for their preparation

The present invention discloses a thermoplastic polyurethane comprising substantially no plasticizers and having a shore a hardness of 60 or less, which is prepared by a one-step polymerization of i) linear polyol, ii) organic diisocyanate and iii) glycol chain extender mainly comprising ethylene glycol and/or 1,3-propanediol; wherein the linear polyol (i) has a number average molecular weight within the range of from 1.5×103 g/mol to 5.0×103 g/mol. The thermoplastic polyurethane of the present invention can be easily produced by conventional production methods, and the thermoplastic polyurethane thus produced can be molded to articles in practicable processing cycles. ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160122327

Strobilurin type compounds for combating phytopathogenic fungi

The present invention relates to novel strobilurine type compounds i, processes for preparing these compounds, a use of compounds of the formula i and/or their agriculturally useful salts for controlling phytopathogenic fungi, to compositions comprising at least one such compound, to plant health applications, and to seeds coated with at least one such compound.. . ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160122296

Process for the oxidation of sulfoxides

The present invention relates to a process for oxidizing a sulfoxide to the respective sulfone, said process comprising reacting the sulfoxide with hydrogen peroxide in the presence of a catalyst, obtaining a mixture (m) comprising the sulfone and the catalyst, wherein the catalyst comprises a porous titanium-containing silicate as a catalytically active material.. . ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160122264

Method for the oxidative dehydration of n-butenes into 1,3-butadien

The invention relates to a method for producing 1,3 butadien by means of the oxidative dehydration of n-butenes on a heterogenous particulate multimetal oxide catalyst which contains molybdenum as the active compound and at least one other metal and which is filled into the contact tubes (kr) of two or more tube bundle reactors (r-i, r-ii), wherein a heat transfer medium flows around the intermediate space between the contact tubes (kr) of the two or more tube bundle reactors (r-i, r-ii). The method includes a production mode and a regeneration mode which are carried out in an alternating manner. ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160122243

Polymeric dispersant

The invention relates to a dispersant comprising a polymer obtainable by copolymerization of monomers including 5 to 80 mol % of a hydroxyalkyl acrylate phosphate and/or hydroxyalkylacrylamide phosphate (monomer 1), 0 to 20 mol % of a di(hydroxyalkyl acrylate) phosphate and/or di(hydroxyalkylacrylamide) phosphate (monomer 2) and 1 to 80 mol % of a polyalkylene glycol-containing macromonomer comprising an alkene group (monomer 3). Further disclosed is a process for preparing the polymers of the invention and the use thereof as dispersants in calcium sulphate-containing compositions. ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160122185

Ultrapure synthetic carbon materials

The present application is generally directed to ultrapure synthetic carbon materials having both high surface area and high porosity, ultrapure polymer gels and devices containing the same. The disclosed ultrapure synthetic carbon materials find utility in any number of devices, for example, in electric double layer capacitance devices and batteries. ... Basf Se

05/05/16 / #20160121369

Method for operating machines having moving parts and arranged jointly on a support

A method is described for operating machines (10) having moving parts and arranged jointly on a support (32), said parts being moved periodically with substantially the same frequency, and wherein the phase of an oscillation of one machine (10) in relation to the phase of an oscillation of a further machine (10) is controlled by shifting the phases with respect to one another such that the amplitude of an oscillation of a structural part, for example of the support (32), remains below a predefined maximum value.. . ... Basf Se

04/28/16 / #20160118662

Spherical particles, production and use thereof

. . . . . . Spherical particles of transition metal carbonates, transition metal hydroxides or transition metal carbonate hydroxides comprising cations of at least two transition metals selected from nickel, cobalt, manganese, titanium, vanadium, chromium and iron, wherein the concentration of at least one of the transition metal cations, plotted against the radius of the particle in question, has at least one relative extreme value which is neither in the center nor at the edge of the particle in question.. . ... Basf Se

04/28/16 / #20160118651

Ion-conductive composite for electrochemical cells

Articles and methods including composite layers for protection of electrodes in electrochemical cells are provided. In some embodiments, the composite layers comprise a polymeric material and a plurality of particles.. ... Basf Se

04/28/16 / #20160118638

Compositions for use as protective layers and other components in electrochemical cells

Electrode structures and electrochemical cells, including lithium-sulfur electrochemical cells, are provided. The electrode structures and/or electrochemical cells described herein may include one or more protective layers comprising a polymer layer and/or a gel polymer electrolyte layer. ... Basf Se

04/28/16 / #20160115310

Aqueous polymer dispersions for adhesives

The present invention relates to aqueous polymer dispersions having a polymer content of at least 55% by weight that are suitable for pressure sensitive adhesives. The invention also relates to a process for preparing these aqueous polymer dispersions and also to the use of the aqueous polymer dispersions in pressure sensitive adhesives and, respectively, pressure sensitive adhesive compositions, especially in pressure sensitive adhesives for transparent substrates, such as plastics labels. ... Basf Se

04/28/16 / #20160115283

Epoxy-resin composition for fiber-matrix semifinished products

The present invention relates to an epoxy-resin composition as matrix component for sheet molding compounds (smc) and/or bulk molding compounds (bmc), comprising a resin component comprising at least one epoxy resin and a hardener component comprising at least one imidazole compound and at least one latent hardener. In said epoxy-resin composition, the amount of the imidazole compounds used is in the range from 0.007 to 0.025 mol per mole of epoxy groups of the entire composition, and the total amount of primary amine groups optionally comprised does not exceed a proportion of 0.09 mol per mole of epoxy groups of the entire composition. ... Basf Se

04/28/16 / #20160114296

Improved membranes

Membrane comprising a block copolymer comprising polyarylene ether blocks and polyalkylene oxide blocks, wherein said polyalkylene oxide blocks comprise at least one polyethylene oxide segment and at least one segment of at least one polyalkylene oxide that is different from polyethylene oxide. . ... Basf Se

04/28/16 / #20160113283

Use of vanadium-containing particles as a biocide

The present invention relates to the use of vanadium-containing particles as a biocide, in particular to the use of vanadium-containing particles comprising at least one vanadium compound and a support material or of a support material in which some metal atoms from the crystal lattice have been replaced by vanadium. Furthermore, it relates to method for preventing biofouling of a substrate and to a method of imparting biocidal properties to the surface of a substrate.. ... Basf Se

04/07/16 / #20160099429

Optical detector and method for manufacturing the same

. . An optical detector (110) is disclosed. The optical detector (110) comprises: —an optical sensor (112), having a substrate (116) and at least one photosensitive layer setup (118) disposed thereon, the photosensitive layer setup (118) having at least one first electrode (120), at least one second electrode (130) and at least one photovoltaic material (140) sandwiched in between the first electrode (120) and the second electrode (130), wherein the photovoltaic material (140) comprises at least one organic material, wherein the first electrode (120) comprises a plurality of first electrode stripes (124) and wherein the second electrode (130) comprises a plurality of second electrode stripes (134), wherein the first electrode stripes (124) and the second electrode stripes (134) intersect such that a matrix (142) of pixels (144) is formed at intersections of the first electrode stripes (124) and the second electrode stripes (134); and —at least one readout device (114), the readout device (114) comprising a plurality of electrical measurement devices (154) being connected to the second electrode stripes (134) and a switching device (160) for subsequently connecting the first electrode stripes (124) to the electrical measurement devices (154).. ... Basf Se

04/07/16 / #20160097020

Aqueous solutions containing a complexing agent in high concentration

Aqueous solution comprising (a) in the range of from 30 to 60% by weight of a complexing agent, selected from the alkali metal salts of methylglycine diacetic acid and the alkali metal salts of glutamic acid diacetic acid, (b) in the range of from 700 ppm to 7% by weight of a polymer being selected from polyamines, the n atoms being partially or fully substituted with ch2cooh groups, partially or fully neutralized with alkali metal cations, ppm and percentages referring to the total respective aqueous solution. . ... Basf Se

04/07/16 / #20160096979

Use of a chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition for polishing a substrate or layer containing at least one iii-v material

Described is a use of a chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition for polishing a substrate or layer containing one or more lll-v materials, wherein the chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprises the following components: (a) surface modified silica particles having a negative zeta potential of −15 mv or below at a ph in the range of from 2 to 6 (b) one or more constituents selected from the group consisting of (i) substituted and unsubstituted triazoles not having an aromatic ring annealed to the triazol ring, (ii) benzimidazole, (iii) chelating agents selected from the group consisting of amino acids with two or more carboxyl groups, aliphatic carboxylic acids, and the respective salts thereof, and (iv) homopolymers and copolymers of acrylic acid, and the respective salts thereof, (c) water (d) optionally one or more further constituents, wherein the ph of the composition is in the range of from 2 to 6.. . ... Basf Se

04/07/16 / #20160096923

Method for producing polyamide composite materials containing silicon

The invention relates to a method for producing polyamide composite materials containing silicon, comprising the copolymerisation of: a) at least one silicon compound (sv) having at least one silicon atom, said silicon atom having at least one lactamyl group of formula (a) bonded by means of the nitrogen atom thereof; b) the method also comprises copolymerisation with at least one comonomer (cm) that is selected from among ammonium salts of dicarboxylic acids, amino acids, amino acid amides and lactams. In formula (a), m represents a whole number between 1 and 11, in particular in between 2 and 9, and specifically 3, and # represents the connection to the silicon atom of the compound (sv).. ... Basf Se

04/07/16 / #20160096819

Process for preparing n-substituted 1h-pyrazole-5-carboxylic acid compounds and derivatives thereof

The present invention relates to a process for preparing n-substituted 1h-pyrazole-5-carboxylic acid compounds of the formula i-a and derivatives thereof, in particular the corresponding carbonylchloride compounds (acid chlorides). It also relates to the use of these acid chlorides for preparing anthranilamide derivatives that are useful pesticides. ... Basf Se

04/07/16 / #20160096814

Method for producing dehydro rose oxide

The present invention relates to a method for producing dehydro rose oxide by reacting isoprenol and prenal in the presence of at least one sulfonic acid of formula r1—so3h as catalyst, wherein r1 is selected from phenyl which carries 2 or 3 c1-c4-alkyl substituents, phenyl which carries one c8-c20-alkyl substituent and optionally also 1 or 2 c1-c4-alkyl substituents, and naphthyl which optionally carries 1 or 2 c1-c4-alkyl substituents.. . ... Basf Se

03/31/16 / #20160090546

The use of polytetrahydrofuranes in lubricating oil compositions

. . . . . . . . Lubricating oil compositions comprise one or more polytetrahydrofuranes that are prepared by alkoxylating polytetrahydrofurane with at least one c8-c30 epoxy alkane.. . ... Basf Se

03/31/16 / #20160090485

Method for preparing urethane (meth)acrylates

Described is a process for preparing urethane (meth)acrylates. In a first step, a hydroxyalkyl (meth)acrylate (a) is reacted with a lactone (b) in the presence of at least one catalyst (c), selected from the group consisting of iron compounds, titanium compounds, aluminum compounds, zirconium compounds, manganese compounds, nickel compounds, zinc compounds, cobalt compounds, and bismuth compounds to provide a product; and, in a further step, the product is reacted with a polyisocyanate (d) which comprises at least one hydroxyalkyl (meth)acrylate bonded via an allophanate group.. ... Basf Se

03/31/16 / #20160090463

Process for producing porous materials

The present invention relates to a process for producing porous materials, which comprises providing a mixture comprising a composition (a) comprising components suitable to form an organic gel and a solvent mixture (b), reacting the components in the composition (a) in the presence of the solvent mixture (b) to form a gel and drying of the gel, wherein the solvent mixture (b) is a mixture of at least two solvents and the solvent mixture has a hansen solubility parameter δh in the range of 3.0 to 5.0 mpa−1, determined using the parameter δh of each solvent of the solvent mixture (b). The invention further relates to the porous materials which can be obtained in this way and the use of the porous materials as thermal insulation material and in vacuum insulation panels.. ... Basf Se

03/31/16 / #20160090447

Continuous process for the preparation of polyoxazolines

A continuous process for the preparation of polyoxazolines comprises mixing monomers, an initiator, and optionally an additive, feeding the mixture into at least one tubular reactor segment with a feed side and an outlet side, and polymerizing the mixture to form the polyoxazolines. A tubular reactor segment comprises a mixer for forming a mixture comprising monomers, an initiator, an additive, a terminating agent, and/or a functionalizing agent, at least first and second tubular reactor segments, and addition devices for the first and second tubular reactor segments.. ... Basf Se

03/31/16 / #20160090436

Isocyanate-epoxide hybrid resins

The present invention relates to a method for producing at least one resin, which comprises mixing at least one polyisocyanate with at least one polyepoxide, the reaction taking place in the presence of a catalyst system based on at least one metal-free lewis base having at least one nitrogen atom, and also to resins obtainable by a method of the invention, and to the use of a resin obtainable by a method of the invention, or of a resin of the invention, for producing seals, for producing components for rotor blades, boat hulls, or vehicle body parts, or for coatings.. . ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160087299

Process for the manufacture of membrane electrode units

. . A process for manufacturing membrane electrode units (meu) for fuel cell is disclosed, said meu have two electrochemically active electrodes which are separated by a polymer electrolyte membrane.. . ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160087230

Soluble cyclic imides containing polymers as dielectrics in organic electronic applications

The present invention relates to an electronic device comprising a dielectric material, which dielectric material comprises a copolymer comprising styrene and maleimic acid and derivatives thereof as structural units, a process for the preparation of the electronic device and to the use of the copolymer as dielectric material, especially as dielectric layer in printed electronic devices such as capacitors and organic field-effect transistors.. . ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160084477

Novel illumination devices

Illumination device comprising at least one led and at least one colour converter comprising at least one organic fluorescent colorant in a matrix consisting essentially of polystyrene or polycarbonate, wherein led and colour converter are present in a remote phosphor arrangement.. . ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160083909

Finely divided, starch-containing polymer dispersions, processes for their preparation and use as sizes in papermaking

A finely divided, starch-containing polymer dispersion which is obtainable by free radical emulsion polymerization of ethylenically unsaturated monomers in the presence of at least one redox initiator and starch, wherein (a) from 0 to less than 40% by weight of at least one optionally substituted styrene, (b) from greater than 60 to 100% by weight of at least one c1-c12-alkyl acrylate and/or c1-c12-alkyl methacrylate, (c) from 0 to 10% by weight of at least one other ethylenically unsaturated copolymerizable monomer, are used as the ethylenically unsaturated monomers, the sum (a)−(b)+(c) being 100% and being based on the active monomer content and (d) from 15 to 40% by weight of at least one degraded starch which has a molar mass mw of from 1000 to 65 000 g/mol, based on the total weight of solids content of components (a)+(b)+(c)+(d), are used as the starch, and the polymerization being carried out in the presence of at least 0.01% by weight, based on the monomers used, of at least one terpene containing chain-transfer agent, and in which the polymer dispersion optionally comprises an aluminium compound. The use of the finely divided, starch-containing polymer dispersions as sizes for paper, board and cardboard is also claimed.. ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160083667

Lubricating oil composition with enhanced energy efficiency

A method for reducing the friction coefficient of a lubricating oil composition in the lubrication of a mechanical device comprises formulating said lubricating oil composition with a carboxylic acid ester obtainable by reacting a mixture comprising at least on dicarboxylic acid and at least one branched c10 alcohol.. . ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160083518

Polyether amines useful as accelerants in epoxy systems

The present invention relates to the speeded curing of a composition comprising an epoxy compound, an amino or anhydride hardener and a high-branched polyether amine accelerant. The high-branched polyether amine may have terminal hydroxyl groups (polyol) and/or amino groups (amino modified). ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160083500

Phosphorous containing flame retardants

The present invention relates to a phosphorus containing polyol, obtainable or obtained by a process comprising the reaction of at least one polyol with a phosphorus containing compound of the general formula (i) as defined herein, as well as the process for preparing a phosphorus containing polyol, comprising the reaction of at least one polyol with a phosphorus containing compound of the general formula (i). Furthermore, the present invention relates to the use of a phosphorus containing polyol as disclosed herein as a flame retardant, to a process for the preparation of a polyurethane and the polyurethane as such.. ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160083499

Polyoxymethylene copolymers and thermoplastic pom composition

The invention relates to polyoxymethylene copolymers with medium molecular weight, processes for producing these, and their use. The invention furthermore relates to thermoplastic compositions which comprise mixtures of polyoxymethylene homo- or copolymers, production of these, use of these for producing metallic or ceramic moldings, and the resultant moldings.. ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160083328

Process for continuously preparing di-c1-3-alkyl succinates

The invention relates to a process for continuously preparing di-c1-3-alkyl succinates by reacting succinic acid with an c1-3-alkanol in the presence of a fixed-bed heterogeneous acidic esterification catalyst in a tubular reactor at a temperature in the range of from 60 to 100° c., wherein a mixture, comprising succinic acid, c1-3-alkanol, mono-c1-3-alkyl succinate, di-c1-3-alkyl succinate and water, is formed in a mixing stage and fed to the entrance of the tubular reactor, and wherein 5 to 75% of the outlet flow rate of the tubular reactor are recycled directly to the mixing stage as a recycle stream, and the molar ratio of c1-3-alkanol to succinic acid added to the mixing zone, and not including the c1-3-alkanol and succinic acid at the recycle stream, being in the range of from 2.0 to 9.5. The invention furthermore relates to a process for separating the reactor effluent of an esterification of succinic acid with an c1-3-alkanol to give di-c1-3-alkyl succinates by distillation, wherein the separation is performed in a divided wall column in which c1-3-alkanol and water are removed in a top draw of the column, di-c1-3-alkyl succinate is removed in a side draw of the column, and wherein mono-c1-3-alkyl succinate and succinic acid are removed in a bottom draw of the column.. ... Basf Se

03/24/16 / #20160082367

Concentration of suspensions

A process of concentrating an aqueous suspension of solid particles, comprising the steps of introducing the aqueous suspension of solid particles into a vessel, addition of at least one organic polymeric flocculant to the aqueous suspension of solid particles thereby forming flocculated solids, allowing the flocculated solids to settle to form a compression zone, comprising a bed of sedimented solids in suspension at the lower end of the vessel, flowing the sedimented solids from the vessel as an underflow stream, in which an effective amount of ultrasonic energy is applied to: a) the bed of solids at the compression zone; b) the sedimented solids in the underflow stream; or c) a recycle stream containing sedimented solids taken from either the underflow stream or the compression zone which are then recycled back to the vessel.. . ... Basf Se

03/17/16 / #20160075930

Novel vapor space anticorrosive composition

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . The present invention refers to a vapor space anticorrosive composition comprising corrosion inhibitors, surfactants and possibly thickeners, wherein one surfactant is selected from alkylamine ethoxylates, and being useful as an engine run-in composition and as a coolant.. . ... Basf Se

03/17/16 / #20160075912

Water-emulsifiable isocyanates for coatings having an improved gloss

The invention relates to new, water-emulsifiable isocyanates, to a process for preparing water-emulsifiable isocyanates, and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

03/17/16 / #20160075828

Method for producing highly viscous polyamides

The invention relates to a method for synthesizing a polyamide, in which method an aqueous solution is sprayed onto the polyamide before and/or during a solid-state postcondensation process. The aqueous solution comprises at least a first compound, selected from the group comprising phosphoric acid, fully neutralized salts of phosphoric acid, partially neutralized salts of phosphoric acid, and mixtures thereof, and a second compound, selected from the group comprising an acid, an anhydride, a lactone, ammonia, an amine, and mixtures thereof, with the stipulation that the second compound is not phosphoric acid and is not phosphoric acid anhydride. ... Basf Se

03/17/16 / #20160075801

Continuous process for the manufacture of highly-branched polymers

The present invention relates to a continuous process for the manufacture of highly-branched homo- or copolymers of c3-c8 ethylenically unsaturated mono- or dicarboxylic acid as well as the anhydrides and salts thereof (monomer a) by means of free-radical polymerization of monomer a and optionally water-soluble, monethylenically unsaturated comonomers (monomer b) in an aqueous medium in the presence of at least one water-soluble initiator, wherein the polymerization takes place in at least one tubular reactor segment.. . ... Basf Se

03/17/16 / #20160075671

Tetrahydrofuran derivatives and use thereof as plasticizers

The invention relates to tetrahydrofuran derivatives of general formula (i), wherein x stands for *—(c═o)—o—, *—(ch2)n-o—, or *—(ch2)n-o—(c═o)—, wherein * represents the point of bonding to the tetrahydrofuran ring and n has the value 0, 1, or 2; and r1 and r2 are selected independently of each other from among c4-c5 alkyl and c5-c6 cycloalkyl, wherein the cycloalkyl groups are unsubstituted or can be substituted by at least one c1-c10 alkyl group, a plasticizer composition that contains said tetrahydrofuran derivatives, molding masses that contain a thermoplastic polymer or an elastomer and such a tetrahydrofuran derivative. The invention further relates to a method for producing said tetrahydrofuran derivatives, and to the use of said tetrahydrofuran derivatives. ... Basf Se

03/17/16 / #20160075612

Process for producing high-swellability polymer composites

The present invention relates to a process for producing polymer composites suitable for absorbing and storing aqueous liquids and to the polymer composites obtainable by this process. The invention further relates to the use of these polymer composites. ... Basf Se

03/10/16 / #20160072084

Semiconductor structure and method for its production

. . . . The present invention relates to a semiconductor structure and a method for its production, the semiconductor structure comprising at least one conductor region and at least two semiconductor regions, which semiconductor regions are partly separated by the at least one conductor region. The at least one conductor region comprises openings extending between the semiconductor regions which are partly separated by the respective conductor region. ... Basf Se

03/10/16 / #20160072081

Transition metal complexes with carbene ligands and the use thereof in oleds

The present invention relates to iridium and platinum carbene complexes of the general formula (i), to oleds (organic light-emitting diodes) which comprise such complexes, to a device selected from the group consisting of illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an oled, to the use of such a metal-carbene complex in oleds, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge or exciton blocker.. . ... Basf Se

03/10/16 / #20160068712

Chemical-mechanical polishing compositions comprising polyethylene imine

Described is a chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising the following components: (a) surface modified silica particles having a negative zeta potential of −15 mv or below at a ph in the range of from 2 to 6 (b) one or more polyethylene imines (c) water (d) optionally one or more further constituents, wherein the ph of the composition is in the range of from 2 to 6.. . ... Basf Se

03/10/16 / #20160068679

Polymerizable lactam composition containing a sulfonated polyaryl sulfone

The present invention relates to a polymerizable lactam composition comprising at least one polymerizable lactam and at least one polaryl sulfone. The present invention further relates to a method of using the polymerizable lactam composition in the manufacture of polyamides and/or polyamide moldings.. ... Basf Se

03/10/16 / #20160068500

Method for producing 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyl-tetrahydropyrans in a reactor cascade

The invention relates to a method for producing 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyltetrahydropyrans.. . ... Basf Se

03/03/16 / #20160060452

Composition of reinforced polyalkylene terephthalate, preparation and use thereof

. . . . . . A composition comprises polyalkylene terephthalate and terpolymer of alkylene diol, isophthalic acid and terephthalic acid, and polyalkylene terephthalate reinforcing fiber. The composition may be used to form an article, alone or with other thermoplastic material, at lower processing temperature, with higher melt flowability. ... Basf Se

03/03/16 / #20160060434

Stabilization of polyamide with copper-based metal organic frameworks

The invention relates to a method for manufacturing of a stabilized polyamide-containing composition, which contains at least 20% by weight of polyamide, which comprises the steps of incorporating of a metal organic framework, which is a copper-based metal organic framework comprising metal ions, which are copper(ii)-ions, and a c6-c24 aromatic hydrocarbon, which is substituted with at least two carboxylate groups, wherein two of the at least two carboxylate groups are forming coordinative bonds to the metal ions, into a polyamide-containing composition, which contains at least 20% by weight of polyamide, to obtain a mixture for molding, which contains at least 20% by weight of polyamide; and heating of the obtained mixture for molding comprising the polyamide-containing composition and the metal organic framework to a temperature between 170° c. And 380° c.. ... Basf Se

03/03/16 / #20160060427

Water-emulsifiable isocyanates for coatings having an improved gloss

The invention relates to new, water-emulsifiable isocyanates, to a process for preparing water-emulsifiable isocyanates, and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

03/03/16 / #20160060238

Method for producing 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyl-tetrahydropyrans, said method using recycling

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyltetrahydropyrans.. . ... Basf Se

03/03/16 / #20160058005

Synergistic antimicrobial formulation

Home care formulation comprising a formulation of a sulfonic acid derivative and a carboxylic acid.. . ... Basf Se

03/03/16 / #20160057995

Microcapsules comprising anionic pesticides

Microcapsules comprising a core (a) and a shell (b), wherein the core comprises a salt of an anionic pesticide (a1) and optionally a water immiscible solvent (a2), wherein the cation of the salt of the anionic pesticide is an ammonium, phosphonium or sulfonium cation, wherein the groups on the ammonium, phosphonium or sulfonium cation, taken together contain at least 12 and no more than 50 cation atoms and wherein the ratio of the number of carbon atoms in the group with the largest number of carbon atoms to the average number of carbon atoms of all groups on the n, p or s-atom is less than 3.0.. . ... Basf Se

02/25/16 / #20160053482

Melamine-formaldehyde foams comprising microspheres having at least one active and/or effective substance in the core and a shell of melamine-formaldehyde resin

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . The present invention relates to a melamine-formaldehyde foam comprising microspheres having a core comprising at least one active and/or effective substance selected from the group consisting of inorganic compounds, latent heat accumulators, flame retardants, surfactants, detergents, dyes, fragrances, biocidally acting substances, intumescents, hydrophobicizing agents, adhesives, substances influencing haptics or the soil release behavior, formaldehyde scavenger, substances improving indoor air quality, skin care products and formulations, abrasives and mixtures thereof and having a shell comprising at least one melamine-formaldehyde resin, a process for their preparation and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

02/25/16 / #20160052867

Polyetheramines based on 1,3-dialcohols

This invention relates to polyetheramines based on 1,3-dialcohols, in particular to an etheramine mixture comprising at least 90% by weight, based on the total weight of the etheramine mixture, of anamine of formula (i) and/or (ii), wherein r1-r12 are independently selected from h, alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, alkylaryl, or arylalkyl, wherein at least one of r1-r6 and at least one of r7-r12 is different from h, wherein a1-a9 are independently selected from linear or branched alkylenes having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, preferably 2-10 carbon atoms, most preferably 2-5 carbon atoms, wherein z1-z4 are independently selected from oh or nh2, wherein at least one of z1-z2 and at least one of z3-z4 is nh2, and wherein the sum of x+y is in the range of from 2 to 200, wherein x≧1 and y≧1; and x1+y1 is in the range of from 2 to 200, preferably 2-20, most preferably 2-10, wherein x1≧1 and y1≧1.. . ... Basf Se

02/25/16 / #20160051112

Flexible flat substrates having an abrasive surface

The invention relates to flexible, flat substrates with a flexible, abrasive surface which comprise 0.1 to 90% by weight of a mixture, based on the uncoated substrate, which comprise the condensation product of 99.985 to 20% by weight of at least one precondensate of a heat-curable resin, 0.005 to 10% by weight of a polymeric thickener selected from the group consisting of biopolymers, associative thickeners and/or completely synthetic thickeners, 0.01 to 10% by weight of a curing agent, 0 to 10% by weight of surface-active substances or surfactants, 0 to 15% by weight of active ingredients and effect substances and 0 to 75% by weight of water, where the mixture comprises 10 to 70% by weight of one or more binders, from the group of polyacrylates, polymethacrylates, polyacrylonitriles, copolymers of acrylic acid esters and acrylonitrile, styrene and acrylonitrile, acrylic acid esters and styrene and acrylonitrile, acrylonitrile and butadiene and styrene, polyurethanes, melamine-formaldehyde resins, phenol-formaldehyde resins, urea-formaldehyde resins, melamine-urea-formaldehyde resins, melamine-urea-phenol-formaldehyde resins, urea-glyoxal resins, or mixtures thereof.. . ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160049589

Diketopyrrolopyrrole polymers as organic semiconductors

. . . . The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula (i) and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially a diode, an organic field effect transistor and/or a solar cell, or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor, and/or a solar cell. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160049588

Polymers based on naphthodiones

The present invention relates to polymers comprising one or more (repeating) unit(s) of the formula (i), and compounds of formula (iii), wherein y, y15, y16 and y17 are independently of each other a group of formula and their use as ir absorber, organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially in organic photovoltaics and photodiodes, or in a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers and compounds according to the invention can have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160047608

Tube bundle device and use thereof

The invention relates to a shell-and-tube apparatus comprising a housing (3) having a bundle (9) of tubes accommodated therein, where the tubes (15) are joined on one side to a first tube plate (11) and on the side opposite the first tube plate (11) to a second tube plate (13), with the first and second tube plates (11, 13) being fastened detachably in the housing (3). The side of the first tube plate (11) opposite the tubes (15) rests against a stop (31) on the housing (3) and is fixed on the stop (31) and the second tube plate (13) is installed with a sealing element (41) in the housing (3). ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160046810

Crosslinked products prepared by ionically crosslinking a solid grade oligomer and a polymer using an ionic crosslinking agent and methods of making the same

Disclosed herein are compositions comprising a crosslinked product prepared by ionically crosslinking a solid grade oligomer and a polymer using an ionic crosslinking agent. In some embodiments, the polymer is derived from a hydrophobic monomer and/or a gas-phase mono-mer. ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160046789

Basic stabilisation systems for emulsion polymerised rubber

There are described compositions comprising a) an emulsion crude rubber, synthetic latex or natural rubber latex subject to oxidative, thermal, dynamic and/or light-induced degradation, b) a compound of the formula (i) wherein r1 is c8-c12alkyl, r2 is hydrogen, c1-c12alkyl, cyclohexyl, 1-methylcyclohexyl, benzyl, α-methylbenzyl, α,α-dimethylbenzyl or —ch2—s—r1, r3 is c1-c12alkyl, benzyl, α-methylbenzyl, α,α-dimethylbenzyl or —ch2—s—r1, r4 is hydrogen or methyl, and c) a styrenated diphenylamine of the formula (ii).. . ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160046780

Flexible foams having an abrasive surface

The invention relates to flexible foams with a flexible, abrasive surface which comprise 1 to 90% by weight of a mixture, based on the uncoated substrate, which comprises the condensation product of 99.985 to 20% by weight of at least one precondensate of a heat-curable resin, 0 to 10% by weight of a polymeric thickener selected from the group consisting of biopolymers, associative thickeners and/or completely synthetic thickeners, 0.01 to 10% by weight of a curing agent, 0 to 10% by weight of surface-active substances or surfactants, 0 to 15% by weight of dyes, pigments, or mixtures thereof and 0 to 75% by weight of water, where this mixture comprises 10 to 70% by weight of one or more binders based on the above mixture, from the group of polyacrylates, polymethacrylates, polyacrylonitriles, copolymers of acrylic acid esters and acrylonitrile, styrene and acrylonitrile, acrylic acid esters and styrene and acrylonitrile, acrylonitrile and butadiene and styrene, polyurethanes, melamine-formaldehyde resins, phenol-formaldehyde resins, urea-formaldehyde resins, melamine-urea-formaldehyde resins, melamine-urea-phenol-formaldehyde resins, urea-glyoxal resins.. . ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160046779

Flame retardant polyurethane foam and method for producing same

A polyurethane foam having an initial ul 94 vertical flame classification of v-0 and maintaining a ul 94 vertical flame classification of v-0 after one week of heat aging at 150° c. Is formed as the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component in the presence of a blowing agent. ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160046751

Polyurethane-based polymer composition

A polymer composition comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane (tpu) with a vicat softening point (in accordance with iso 306/a50) below 80° c. And from 5 to 95% by weight of at least one polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization, based on the entirety of tpu and of the polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization, where the polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization has been bonded in the form of comb polymer, graft polymer, or copolymer to the tpu, is particularly suitable for injection-molding applications.. ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160046645

Production of pyripyropenes from dry biomass

The invention pertains to processes to produce dry biomass of pyripyropene producer organisms, processes to obtain pyripyropenes from such dry biomass, as well as to processes to produce compounds of formula iii and/or formula iv and/or formula v from the pyripyropenes obtained from the dry biomass. The invention does further pertain to the dry biomass itself, as well as processes using said dry biomass to obtain pyripyropenes for the production of compounds of formula iii and/or formula iv and/or formula v, including processes using said dry biomass to obtain pyripyropenes or compounds of formula iii and/or formula iv and/or formula v in order to produce pest control compositions, in particular insecticides, comprising such compounds.. ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160046644

Method for preparing a pyripyropene compound

The present invention relates to a method for preparing the pyripyropene compound of the formula (i) which method comprises the following steps: i) subjecting a pyripyropene compound of formula pyripyropene a to an alkaline hydrolysis to yield a 1,7,11-trideacetylpyripyropene a, ii) reacting 1,7,11-trideacetylpyripyropene a obtained in step i) with cyclopropane carbonyl chloride to yield a raw product containing the pyripyropene compound of formula (i); iii) subjecting the raw product of step ii) to crystallization to yield a crystalline pyripyropene compound of formula (i) and a mother liquor; and iv) recycling the mother liquor or a pyripyropene compound containing fraction thereof to the alkaline hydrolysis of step i).. . ... Basf Se

02/18/16 / #20160044915

Emulsifiable concentrate comprising pesticide, alkyl lactate, fatty acid dialkylamide and diester

Subject matter of the present invention is an emulsifiable concentrate comprising a water-insoluble pesticide, a) an alkyl lactate, b) an amide of the formula (i), and c) a diester of the formula (ii) as defined below. The invention further relates to a process for the preparation of said concentrate; an emulsion obtainable by mixing water, a water-insoluble pesticide, the components a), b) and c); and to a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired attack by insects or mites and/or for regulating the growth of plants, where the concentrate or the emulsion is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or on the crop plants to be protected from the respective pests, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or their environment.. ... Basf Se

02/11/16 / #20160040929

Column for thermal treatment of a fluid

. . . . The present invention relates to a column (1) for thermal treatment of a fluid, having a cylindrical, vertical column body (2) which forms a column cavity (3), and a mass transfer tray (4) which is disposed in the column cavity (3) and forms a collecting area (5). The inventive column (1) is characterized by a circulation device (9) having at least one drain orifice (10) formed in the column body (2) above the collecting area (5), a circulation line (11) in fluid connection with the drain orifice (10) and at least one recycling orifice (14; 14-1 to 14-3) which is in fluid connection with the circulation line (11) and is formed in the column body (2) above the collecting area (5). ... Basf Se

02/11/16 / #20160038852

Column for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures

The present invention relates to a column (1) for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures, having a cylindrical, vertical column body (2) which forms a column cavity (3), a plurality of trays (8) mounted with vertical spacing in the column cavity (3), and a support construction (9) which supports at least one of the trays (8) in vertical direction. It is a characteristic feature of the inventive column (1) that the support construction (9) has a plurality of orifices (12) which allow horizontal mass transfer through the support construction (9). ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160032200

Polymeric compositions as pour point depressants for crude oils

. . Polymeric compositions obtainable by free-radical polymerization of at least two different alkyl (meth)acrylates in the presence of at least one ethylene-vinyl ester copolymer, the alkyl (meth)acrylates used being a mixture comprising alkyl (meth)acrylates having linear c12- to c60-alkyl radicals and different alkyl (meth)acrylates having linear c1- to c11-alkyl radicals and/or branched c4- to c60-alkyl radicals and/or cyclic c5- to c20-alkyl radicals. The use of such polymeric compositions as pour point depressants for crude oils, mineral oils or mineral oil products.. ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160032179

A proppant

A proppant includes a particle present in an amount of from 90 to 99.5 percent by weight and a polymeric coating disposed about the particle and present in an amount of from 0.5 to 10 percent by weight, based on the total weight of the proppant. The polymeric coating is formed from a curable composition comprising an isocyanate, an acrylate, and a polyol. ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160032178

A proppant

A proppant includes a particle present in an amount of from 90 to 99.5 percent by weight and a polymeric coating disposed about the particle and present in an amount of from 0.5 to 10 percent by weight, based on the total weight of the proppant. The polymeric coating includes the reaction product of an acrylate copolymer and an isocyanate. ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160032138

Compositions comprising a copolymer of a solid grade oligomer and a hydrophobic monomer and/or a gas-phase monomer and methods of making the same

The present disclosure relates to compositions comprising a copolymer derived from polymerizing a hydrophobic monomer and/or a gas-phase monomer in the presence of a solid grade oligomer. In some embodiments, the hydrophobic monomer includes styrene and butadiene. ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160031789

Process for preparing acrylic acid from methanol and acetic acid

A process for preparing acrylic acid from methanol and acetic acid, comprising (i) contacting a gaseous stream s0 comprising methanol, oxygen and inert gas with an oxidation catalyst to obtain a gaseous stream s1 comprising formaldehyde and inert gas; (ii) removing at least a portion of the inert gas present in s1 from at least a portion of the formaldehyde present in s1 by absorbing this formaldehyde in an absorbent to obtain a gaseous stream s2 comprising the portion of the inert gas removed, and to obtain a stream s3 comprising absorbent and absorbate comprising formaldehyde; (iii) optionally removing a portion or the entirety of the absorbent present in stream s3, such that a stream s3a remains from stream s3, and producing a stream s4 from at least stream s3 or stream s3a and a stream s5 comprising acetic acid; and (iv) contacting stream s4 in gaseous form with an aldol condensation catalyst to obtain a gaseous stream s6 comprising acrylic acid.. . ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160031714

Process for preparation of zeolitic material

The present invention relates to a process for process for the preparation of a zeolitic material which process comprises (i) providing a boron-containing zeolitic material and (ii) deboronating the boron-containing zeolitic material by treating the boron-containing zeolitic material with a liquid solvent system thereby obtaining a deboronated zeolitic material, which liquid solvent system does not contain an inorganic or organic acid, or a salt thereof.. . ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160030979

Process for classifying water-absorbing polymer beads

A process for classifying water-absorbing polymer particles, wherein screens having different mesh sizes are used before and after surface postcrosslinking to remove the undersize (fines).. . ... Basf Se

02/04/16 / #20160029630

Substituted 2-[phenoxy-phenyl]-1-[1,2,4]triazol-1-yl-ethanol compounds and their use as fungicides

The present invention relates to substituted 2-[phenoxy-phenyl]-[1,2,4]triazol-1-yl-ethanol compounds of formula i as defined in the description, and the n-oxides, and salts thereof, their preparation and intermediates for preparing them. The invention also relates to the use of these compounds for combating harmful fungi and seed coated with at least one such compound and also to compositions comprising at least one such compound.. ... Basf Se

01/28/16 / #20160024412

The use of polyalkoxylates in lubricant compositions

. . . . Provided are polyalkoxylates that are prepared by alkoxylating polytetrahydrofurane with butylene oxide for use in lubricant compositions and/or for reducing friction in a driveline.. . ... Basf Se

01/28/16 / #20160024376

A proppant

A proppant comprises a particle present in an amount of from 90 to 99.5 percent by weight based on the total weight of the proppant, and a polymeric coating disposed about the particle and present in an amount of from 0.5 to 10 percent by weight based on the total weight of the proppant. The polymeric coating includes the reaction product of an acrylate copolymer comprising styrene units and having a hydroxyl number of from 20 to 500 mg koh/g or an acid value of from 20 to 500 mg koh/g, and an epoxy and/or a melamine.. ... Basf Se

01/28/16 / #20160024344

Use of polypropyleneimine as curing agent for epoxide resins

The present invention relates to the use of substantially linear polypropyleneimine as a hardener for epoxy resins, and also to a corresponding curable composition, to the curing thereof, and to the cured epoxy resin obtainable therefrom.. . ... Basf Se

01/28/16 / #20160023982

Methods for producing free flowing dicarboxylic acid crystalline crops

The invention relates to a process for producing free-flowing dicarboxylic acid crystals from an aqueous solution or suspension of the dicarboxylic acid in a crystallizer.. . ... Basf Se

01/28/16 / #20160023434

Process for the production of a thermoplastic foam sheet via symmetrical bonding of the input sheets

A process for the production of an at least two-layer thermoplastic foam sheet via symmetrical bonding, e.g., by thermal welding, of at least two thinner thermoplastic foam sheets to give the at least two-layer thermoplastic foam sheet. The invention further relates to thermoplastic foam sheets having at least two layers. ... Basf Se

01/28/16 / #20160023126

Spray drying techniques

The present invention generally relates to microfluidics, and to spray drying and other drying techniques. In some aspects, an article containing one or more channels or microfluidic channels is used to mix one or more fluids prior to spray drying. ... Basf Se

01/28/16 / #20160021877

Emulsifiable concentrate comprising pesticide, alkyl benzoate and fatty acid amide

Subject matter of the present invention is an emulsifiable concentrate comprising a water-insoluble pesticide, an alkyl benzoate, and an amide of the formula (i) as defined herein. The invention further relates to a process for the preparation of said concentrate; an emulsion obtainable by mixing water, a water-insoluble pesticide, the alkyl benzoate, and the amide; and to a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired attack by insects or mites and/or for regulating the growth of plants, where the concentrate or the emulsion is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or on the crop plants to be protected from the respective pests, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or their environment.. ... Basf Se

01/21/16 / #20160017094

Ring opening of oxazolines at high temperature in a continuous process

. . A process for preparing a polyoxazoline includes feeding continuously an oxazoline, a solvent, and a catalyst to a continuous stirred tank reactor at a rate which provides for a residence time sufficient to achieve ring opening of the oxazoline and polymerize the oxazoline; exiting a polyoxazoline solution from the continuous stirred reactor, the polyoxazoline solution including polyoxazoline, solvent, and, optionally, unreacted oxazoline, low molecular weight oligomeric oxazoline, or a mixture thereof; removing the solvent, and, optionally, unreacted oxazoline, low molecular weight oligomeric oxazoline, or a mixture thereof from the polyoxazoline solution; and recovering the polyoxazoline.. . ... Basf Se

01/21/16 / #20160016851

Rapidly suspendable pulverulent composition

The invention relates to a pulverulent composition comprising, based on the overall mass of the composition, a) at least 20 wt % of a calcium sulfate-based binder and b) 0.01 to 4 wt % of at least one copolymer obtainable by polymerizing a mixture of monomers comprising (i) at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer which comprises at least one radical from the series carboxylic acid, carboxylic salt, carboxylic ester, carboxylic amide, carboxylic anhydride, and carboxylic imide and (ii) at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer having a polyalkylene oxide radical, the pulverulent composition being producible by a method in which a powder component comprising a calcium sulfate-based binder is contacted with a liquid hydrous component comprising less than 30 wt % of an organic solvent, comprising b), the liquid hydrous component being used in an amount of less than 20 wt %, based on the overall mass of the pulverulent composition, and the pulverulent composition comprising no hydraulic binder. A binder composition comprising an inventive pulverulent composition is also disclosed.. ... Basf Se

01/21/16 / #20160016342

Method of overmolding a polymeric material onto a microcellular polyurethane and an article made therefrom

An article is made by a method comprising the step of providing a substrate comprising a microcellular polyurethane. The method also includes the steps of placing the substrate into a mold and injecting a polymeric material into the mold and over a receiving surface of the substrate to form the overmolded element coupled to the substrate thereby making the article. ... Basf Se

01/21/16 / #20160016128

Automated pesticide mixing and dispensing system and method of use

A system and method for mixing and dispensing one or more pesticides includes a plurality of pesticide containers (5) for containing pesticide and at least one dosing device (7) associated with the pesticides containers and adapted to dose pesticide from the pesticide containers. A mixing device (9) receives pesticide from the dosing device and mixes the pesticide to form at least one of a pesticide solution and a pesticide mixture. ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160013066

Chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition

. . . . Use of a chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition (q) for chemical mechanical polishing of a substrate (s) comprising (i) elemental germanium or (ii) si1-xgex with 0.1≦x<1, wherein the cmp composition (q) consists essentially of (a) aluminum particles in an amount of from 0.01 to 3 wt. % based on the total weight of the cmp composition (b) at least one oxidizer, (m) an aqueous medium and (n) optionally at least one ph adjusting agent wherein the cmp composition (q) has a ph of from 2 to 6.. ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160010282

Aqueous emulsion of a sizing agent

A method of preparing an aqueous emulsion of a sizing agent for use in a papermaking process comprising, emulsifying the sizing agent into an aqueous liquid, in which an aqueous dispersion of a water-soluble polymer of n-vinylformamide and/or n-vinylacetamide units is added to either the sizing agent or the aqueous liquid before, during or after emulsification, wherein the dispersion contains, based on 100 parts by weight of water, (a) from 0.1 to 80 parts by weight of a water-soluble polymer containing n-vinylformamide units and/or n-vinylacetamide units, and (b) from 0.02 to 50 parts by weight of at least one polymeric dispersant.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160010281

Method for coating paper

The present invention relates to a process for coating paper, wherein the coating material used is a biodegradable, aliphatic-aromatic polyester having a melt volume rate (mvr) according to en iso 1133 (190° c., 2.16 kg weight) of from 3 to 50 cm3/10 min.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160010027

Mixtures, their preparation, and uses

The current invention is directed towards mixtures, comprising (a) in the range of from 15 to 85% by weight of at least one compound of the general formula (i) (b) in the range of from 85 to 15% by weight of at least one compound of the general formula (ii), wherein the integers are defined as follows: r1 is c3-c4-alkyl, linear or branched, r2 is c5-c6-alkyl, linear or branched, g1, g2 are different or identical and selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x, y are numbers in the range of from 1.1 to 4, r3 is c3-c9-alkyl, linear or branched, the percentages referring to the total mixture.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160010020

Use of substituted ureas or urethanes for improvement of the use properties of mineral and synthetic nonaqueous industrial fluids

The use of substituted diureas, polyureas, bisurethanes or polyurethanes of the formula r1x—co—nr3r4 in which x is r2n or o and r1 to r4 are each independently hydrogen, alkyl radicals, alkenyl radicals, cycloalkyl radicals, aryl radicals or arylalkyl radicals, where at least one variable must be a radical having at least 4 carbon atoms and where the urea or urethane functionality must be replicated via bridging members, for improvement of the use properties of mineral and synthetic nonaqueous industrial fluids.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009969

Holt melt adhesive and method of forming the same

A hot melt adhesive (hma), which is solid at room temperature, comprises the reaction product of 5 to 25% by weight of an isocyanate component having an nco content of from about 20 to about 50% by weight, 75 to 85% by weight of a polyester, and 1 to 10% by weight of a hydroxy-polymer having an oh number of from about 40 to about 50. A method of forming the adhesive comprises the step of combining the isocyanate component, polyester, and hydroxy-polymer to form the adhesive. ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009955

Chemical-mechanical polishing compositions comprising n,n,n',n'-tetrakis-(2-hydroxypropyl)-ethylenediamine or methanesulfonic acid

Described is a chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising the following components: (a) surface modified silica particles having a negative zeta potential of −15 mv or below at a ph in the range of from 2 to 6 (b) n,n,n′,n′-tetrakis-(2-hydroxypropyl)-ethylenediamine or methanesulfonic acid (c) water (d) optionally one or more further constituents, wherein the ph of the composition is in the range of from 2 to 6.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009952

Coated carbon fiber reinforced plastic parts

Carbon fiber reinforced plastic parts are advantageously coated with powder coating formulations comprising certain red-shifted hydroxyphenylbenzotriazole ultraviolet light absorbers (uvas). The benzotriazole uvas are of formulae (i) or (ii) the coated carbon fiber reinforced plastic parts are suitable in aerospace applications, automotive parts and sporting goods.. ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009889

Water-absorbing polymer particles with high free swell rate and high permeability

A process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles with high free swell rate and high permeability by polymerization of an aqueous monomer solution or suspension to give an aqueous polymer gel, wherein a thermal blowing agent essentially free of inorganic acid anions is mixed into the polymer gel, and subsequent thermal drying of the polymer gel.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009869

Preparation of polyamides by hydrolytic polymerization, postpolymerization and subsequent extraction

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyamides, comprising a hydrolytic polymerization, a postpolymerization and an extraction.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009851

Reduced discoloration of thermoplastic polyurethanes based on polymer polyols via incorporation of aliphatic isocyanates

The present invention relates to a process for producing a polyurethane, comprising at least the following steps (a) bringing at least one polymer polyol into contact with an amount of from 0.1 to 20 mol %, based on the entire amount of polyisocyanate, of at least one first polyisocyanate, in order to obtain a prepolymer which in essence has terminal hydroxy groups, and (b) bringing the prepolymer from step (a) into contact with at least one second polyisocyanate and optionally with further additives, in order to obtain the polyurethane, to a polyurethane obtainable via said process, and also to the use of this polyurethane as cladding in automobiles, coatings, cables, plug connectors, solar modules, foils, moldings, shoe soles and shoe components, balls and ball components, rollers, fibers, profiles, laminates and wiper blades, hoses, cable plugs, bellows, drag cables, cable sheathing, gaskets, nonwoven fabrics, drive belts, or damping elements.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009848

System and method for forming a polyurethane foam including on demand introduction of additive to resin component

A system and method for forming a polyurethane foam includes supplying an isocyanate component from a source of isocyanate to a proportioner. A resin component from a source of resin is supplied to a metering unit and an additive having an unstable state from a source of additive is supplied to the metering unit. ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009633

Process for preparing eda using so2-free hydrocyanic acid

The present invention relates to a process for preparing ethylenediamine (eda), where the process comprises the steps a) to c). In step a), formaldehyde is reacted with hydrocyanic acid (hcn) to form formaldehyde cyanohydrin (fach), where the hydrocyanic acid is completely free or largely free of sulfur dioxide (so2). ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009565

Process for the synthesis of hydrocyanic acid from formamide packed after-reactor

Process for preparing hydrocyanic acid by catalytic dehydration of gaseous formamide in at least one main reactor and a downstream after-reactor and also the use of an after-reactor in a process for preparing hydrocyanic acid by catalytic dehydration of gaseous formamide.. . ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009157

Dual-rate jounce bumper

A dual-rate jounce bumper limits jounce travel between a first component and a second component of a vehicle. The second component is spaced from and moveable toward the first component along a jounce axis. ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160009009

Method of forming a frame of a seat back for a vehicle

A frame of a seat back includes a first polymeric material and a reinforcing composite layer that includes a second polymeric material and a plurality of fibers impregnated in the second polymeric material. A method of forming the frame includes supporting the reinforcing composite layer on moveable members in a mold. ... Basf Se

01/14/16 / #20160008791

Nickel hexaaluminate-containing catalyst for reforming hydrocarbons in the presence of carbon dioxide

The invention relates to a nickel hexaaluminate-comprising catalyst for reforming hydrocarbons, preferably methane, in the presence of carbon dioxide, which comprises hexaaluminate in a proportion in the range from 65 to 95% by weight, preferably from 70 to 90% by weight, and a crystalline, oxidic secondary phase selected from the group consisting of laalo3, sral2o4 and baal2o4 in the range from 5 to 35% by weight, preferably from 10 to 30% by weight. The bet surface area of the catalyst is ≧5 m2/g, preferably ≧10 m2/g. ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160006023

Electrode materials for lithium ion batteries

. . . . . . Electrode materials comprising (a) at least one component of general formula (i) li(1+x)[niacobmncm1d](1−x)o2 (i) the integers being defined as follows: x is in the range of from 0.01 to 0.05, a is in the range of from 0.3 to 0.6, b is in the range of from zero to 0.35, c is in the range of from 0.2 to 0.6, d is in the range of from zero to 0.05, a+b+c+d=1 m1 is at least one metal selected from ca, zn, fe, ti, ba, al, (b) at least one component of general formula (ii) life(1−y)m2ypo4.m lithium phosphate (ii) y is in the range of from zero to 0.8 m2 is at least one element selected from co, mn, ni, v, mg, nd, zn, and y, m is selected from 0.01 to 0.15 (c) carbon in electrically conductive modification.. . ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002572

Use of alkoxylated polypropylenimine for laundry care and compositions therefore

Use of alkoxylated polypropylenimine for laundry care and compositions therefore use of alkoxylated polypropylenimines (a) for laundry care.. . ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002560

Sulfonate esters to improve fluoropolymer seal compatibility of lubricant compositions

This disclosure is directed to a lubricant composition having improved compatibility with fluoropolymer seals. The lubricant composition includes a base oil and a sulfonate ester. ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002472

Rapidly suspendable pulverulent composition

The invention relates to a pulverulent composition preparable by contacting a powder with 0.01 to 50 wt %, based on the overall mass of the composition, of a liquid component comprising at least one copolymer obtainable by polymerizing a mixture of monomers comprising (i) at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer which comprises at least one radical from the series carboxylic acid, carboxylic salt, carboxylic ester, carboxylic amide, carboxylic anhydride, and carboxylic imide and (ii) at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer having a polyalkylene oxide radical, the liquid component comprising at least 1 wt % of the at least one copolymer and at least 30 wt % of an organic solvent, and the powder which is contacted with the liquid component comprising no inorganic binder. Further disclosed is a binder composition which comprises a pulverulent composition of the invention and an inorganic binder.. ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002454

Composition comprising a copolymer

The invention relates to a composition comprising 1 to 70 wt % of at least one copolymer obtainable by polymerizing a mixture of monomers comprising (i) at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer which comprises at least one radical from the series carboxylic acid, carboxylic salt, carboxylic ester, carboxylic amide, carboxylic anhydride, and carboxylic imide, and (ii) at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer having a polyalkylene oxide radical, 0.01 to 10 wt % of at least one emulsifier, and 30 to 98 wt % of at least one hydrocarbon liquid at 20° c. Or a hydrocarbon mixture. ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002453

Inner liner for a pneumatic tire assembly

A polyamide composition comprises a polyamide, an anhydride-functional copolymer reactive with the polyamide, and a poly (ethylene-co-methacrylic acid) ionomer. A pneumatic tire assembly includes an inner liner which is formed from the poly-amide composition. ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002411

Improving the chemical stability of membranes

Polymer membranes, especially as used for water filtration processes, are effectively stabilized against detrimental effects of acids, bases and/or oxidizing agents commonly used for chemically enhanced backwash by incorporation of an oligo- or polyurethane of the formula (i) wherein k and n independently are numbers from 1 to 100, m is from the range 0-100, (x) is a block of formula (ii) and (y) is a block of the formula (iii), (a) is a residue of an aliphatic or aromatic diisocyanate linker, (b) is a residue of a linear oligo- or polysiloxane containing alkanol end groups, and optionally further containing one or more aliphatic ether moieties, and (c) is an aromatic oligo- or polysulfone block; or a mixture of such oligo- or polyurethanes.. . ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002058

Process for preparing a boron containing zeolitic material having mww framework structure

A process for preparing an aluminum-free boron containing zeolitic material comprising the framework structure mww (bmww), comprising (a) hydrothermally synthesizing the bmww from a synthesis mixture containing water, a silicon source, a boron source, and an mww template compound obtaining the bmww in its mother liquor, the mother liquor having a ph above 9; (b) adjusting the ph of the mother liquor, obtained in (a) and containing the bmww, to a value in the range of from 6 to 9; (c) separating the bmww from the ph-adjusted mother liquor obtained in (b) by filtration in a filtration device.. . ... Basf Se

01/07/16 / #20160002056

Synthetic zinc hectorite via hydrothermal preparation

This invention relates to synthetically derived zinc hectorite platelets, of superior platelet diameter, effect pigments comprising such synthetically derived platelets and methods of forming said substrates. More specifically the disclosure describes an improved hydrothermal synthesis of zinc hectorite suitable as a platelet for interference pigments, barrier and flame retardant applications.. ... Basf Se








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