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Magnetocaloric cascade and method for fabricating a magnetocaloric cascade

. . . . . . . . A magnetocaloric cascade contains a sequence of magnetocaloric material layers having different curie temperatures tc, wherein the magnetocaloric material layers include a cold-side outer layer, a hot-side outer layer and at least three inner layers between the cold-side outer layer and the hot-side outer layer.. . ... Basf Se

Method of removing dna from biotechnological products

The present invention relates to a method for degrading dna in a sample obtained by microbial fermentation or bio-transformation, comprising treating the sample with a combination of increased temperature and low ph. It also relates to a method for releasing dna from a microbial cell, comprising incubating the microbial cell at a temperature of 45° c. ... Basf Se

Chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition for high effective polishing of substrates comprising germanium

Disclosed herein is a chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition (q) containing (a) inorganic particles, (b) a compound of general formula (i) below, and (c) an aqueous medium, in which the composition (q) has a ph of from 2 to 6.. . ... Basf Se

Use of a chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition for polishing of cobalt and / or cobalt alloy comprising substrates

Use of a chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition (q) for chemical mechanical polishing of a substrate (s) comprising (i) cobalt and/or (ii) a cobalt alloy, wherein the cmp composition (q) comprises (a) inorganic particles (b) a triazine derivative of the general formula (i) wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, r5 and r6 are independently from each other h, methyl, ethyl, propyl, butyl, pentyl, c2-c10-alkylcarboxylic acid, hydroxymethyl, vinyl or allyl (c) at least one amino acid, (d) at least one oxidizer (e) an aqueous medium and wherein the cmp composition (q) has a ph of from 7 to 10.. . ... Basf Se

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 duro-plastic polymers, such as polyepoxides.. ... Basf Se

Finely divided, cationic, aqueous polymer dispersions, method for the production thereof, and the use thereof

Finely divided, cationic, aqueous polymer dispersions, method for the production thereof, and the use thereof the present invention relates to a finely divided, cationic, aqueous polymer dispersion which is obtainable by emulsion polymerisation of ethylenically unsaturated monomers in a continuous phase containing an aqueous liquid in which the emulsion polymerisation is carried out, in the presence of polymerisation initiators, of a combination of monomers comprising (a) from 0 to less than 60% by weight of at least one optionally substituted styrene, (b) from greater than 0 to 80% of at least one c1-c12-alkyl acrylate and/or at least one c1-c12-alkyl methacrylate, (c) from 0 to 10% by weight of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer comprising at least one acid group, (d) from 5 to 20% by weight of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer comprising a cationic group, and (e) from 0 to 50% by weight of at least one non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated monomer differing from (a), (b), (c), and (d), the sum of (a)+(b)+(c)+(d)+(e) being 100% by weight, and the aqueous liquid contains from 0 to 4% by weight based on the weight of the combination of monomers of at least one emulsifier, in which the emulsion polymerisation is carried out optionally in the presence of at least one terpene containing compound. Also claimed is a process or preparing the finely divided, cationic, aqueous polymer dispersion and the use of the finely divided, cationic, aqueous polymer dispersion for sizing paper, board and cardboard.. ... Basf Se

Compositions with improved urease-inhibiting effect comprising (thio)phosphoric acid triamide and further compounds such as amines and colorants

A composition comprising: (a) a mixture comprising at least one (thio)phosphoric acid triamide according to the general formula (i) r1r2n—p(x)(nh2)2, wherein x is oxygen or sulfur; r1 is a c1 to c20 alkyl, c3 to c20 cycloalkyl, c6 to c20 aryl, or dialkylaminocarbonyl group; r2 is h, or r1 and r2 together with the nitrogen atom linking them define a 5- or 6-membered saturated or unsaturated heterocyclic radical, which optionally comprises 1 or 2 further heteroatoms selected from the group consisting of nitrogen, oxygen, and sulfur, and (l1) at least one amine selected from the group consisting of (l10), (l11), (l12), (l13), (l14), (l15), (l16), (l17), (l18), (l19), (l20), (l21), (l22), (l23), (l24), and (l29).. . ... Basf Se

Seat backrest and seat including the same

A seat backrest is provided, comprising a framework (1) including an upper portion (10), a lower portion (20), a central support portion (40) and two side portions (30) formed integrally by injection molding a thermoplastic material; and an elongated reinforcement (60) embedded in the side portion (30) and the central support portion (40) by overmolding and extending along the side portion (30), the reinforcement (60) being configured to bend along a boundary (35) between the side portion (30) and the central support portion (40). A seat including the backrest is also provided.. ... Basf Se

Wall assembly

A wall assembly is manufactured for supporting an exterior covering of a structure. The wall assembly includes a frame assembly including a top member and a bottom member spaced from the top member. ... Basf Se

Method for producing multi-layered thermoplastic plates by means of thermal welding of different plates

The invention relates to a process for the production of at least two-layer thermoplastic sheets via thermal welding of at least one thinner thermoplastic sheet with density (d1) and of at least one second thinner thermoplastic sheet with density (d2), where the density (d1) of the first thinner thermoplastic sheet is smaller than the density (d2) of the second thinner thermoplastic sheet. The process introduces at least one first heating element and at least one second heating element along mutually offset planes between the two thinner thermoplastic sheets, where the surfaces of the thinner thermoplastic sheets do not touch the surfaces of the heating elements. ... Basf Se

Pt- or pd-carbene complexes for use in organic light emitting diodes

. . . . . . . . . . The present invention relates to pt- or pd-amidine-carbene complexes, to organic light-emitting diodes (oleds) comprising at least one such pt- or pd-amidine-carbene complex, to light-emitting layers comprising at least one such pt- or pd-amidine-carbene complex, a device, for example stationary or mobile visual display units or illumination means, comprising a corresponding oled, and to the use of the inventive pt- or pd-amidine-carbene complexes in oleds, for example as emitters, matrix materials, charge transport materials and/or charge blockers.. . ... Basf Se

Heteroaromatic compounds for organic electronics

The present invention provides compounds of formula (i) wherein x is o, s or nr10, wherein r10 is h, c1-30-alkyl, substituted c1-30-alkyl, c2-30-alkenyl, substituted c2-30-alkenyl, c2-30-alkynyl, substituted c2-30-alkynyl or c(0)-or, r1 and r11 are independently from each other selected from the group consisting of c1-30-alkyl, substituted c1-30-alkyl, c2-30-alkenyl, substituted c2-30-alkenyl, c2-30-alkynyl, substituted c2-30-alkynyl, c5-8-cycloalkyl, substituted c5-8-cycloalkyl, c5-8-cycloalkenyl, and substituted c5-8-cycloalkenyl, and an electronic device comprising the compounds as semiconducting material.. . ... Basf Se

Ir reflective film

A translucent or transparent film or sheet device shows angular-independent ir reflectance, which comprises a substrate (1) covered with a layer of a dielectric high refractive index material (4) containing a thin metallic layer (3) embedded in said material, and a further layer (5) of translucent or transparent material covering said layer (4) of dielectric high refractive index material, characterized in that the embedded metal layer (3) is periodically interrupted with a periodicity of 50 to 800 nm such that metal covers at least 70% of the substrate area. The device may advantageously be integrated into a window, a glass facade element or especially onto a photovoltaic (pv) device, where it reduces the fraction of ir radiation passing into the building, or reduces heat take-up and thus lowers the operating temperature and improves the efficiency of the pv cell.. ... Basf Se

Optical detector

A method of controlling pixels (134) of at least one spatial light modulator (114) is disclosed. The spatial light modulator (114) has a matrix of pixels (132). ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170363465

Optical detector

An optical detector(110) is disclosed, comprising: at least one optical sensor(122) adapted to detect a light beam(120) and to generate at least one sensor signal, wherein the optical sensor(122) has at least one sensor region(124), wherein the sensor signal of the optical sensor(122) exhibits a non-linear dependency on an illumination of the sensor region(124) by the light beam (120) with respect to a total power of the illumination; at least one image sensor(128) being a pixelated sensor comprising a pixel matrix(174) of image pixels(176), wherein the image pixels(176) are adapted to detect the light beam(120) and to generate at least one image signal, wherein the image signal exhibits a linear dependency on the illumination of the image pixels(176) by the light beam(1,6) with respect to the total power of the illumination; and at least one evaluation device(132), the evaluation device(132) being adapted to evaluate the sensor signal and the image signal. In a particularly preferred embodiment, the non-linear dependency of the sensor signal on the total power of the illumination of the optical sensor(122) is expressible by a non-linear function comprising a linear part and a non-linear part, wherein the evaluation device(132) is adapted to determine the linear part and/or the non-linear part of the non-linear function by evaluating both the sensor signal and the image signal. ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170362532

Use of hexadeca-8,15-dienal as aroma chemical

The present invention relates to the use of hexadeca-8,15-dienal or of a substance mixture which comprises this compound as aroma chemical, in particular as fragrance, or formulation auxiliary; and also to processes for its preparation, moreover aroma substance compositions and compositions comprising hexadeca-8,15-dienal.. . ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170362498

Use of mgda as additive in processes for recovering crude oil and/or gas from subterranean formations

Use of methyl glycine diacetic acid (mgda) as additive in processes for recovering crude oil and/or gas from subterranean formations, wherein the mgda is a mixture of l- and d-enantiomers of mgda or salts thereof, said mixture containing an excess of the respective l-isomer, and the enantiomeric excess (ee) of the l-isomer is in the range of from 10% to 75% preferably, the process is a processes of acidizing subterranean formations.. . ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170362464

Use of a chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition for polishing of cobalt and / or cobalt alloy comprising substrates

A chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition (q) for chemical mechanical polishing of a substrate (s) containing (i) cobalt and/or (ii) a cobalt alloy, wherein the cmp composition (q) contains: (a) inorganic particles, (b) a substituted aromatic compound with at least one carboxylic acid function as corrosion inhibitor, (c) at least one amino acid, (d) at least one oxidizer, (e) an aqueous medium, wherein the cmp composition (q) has a ph of from 7 to 10.. . ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170362351

Polymer compositions and use of these polymer compositions as viscosity modifiers

The present invention relates to novel polymer compositions, to a process for their manufacturing, to the use of said polymer compositions for modifying the viscosity of aqueous compositions, and to water-borne coating compositions containing the novel polymer compositions as thickeners. The polymer compositions comprise a polymer material which is obtainable by reacting: a) a polymer p1 having at least one functional group of the formula (i), where k is an integer from 0 to 4; n is 0 or 1 p is an integer from 1 to 10, the number average of p being from 1.5 to 10; q is a divalent moiety selected from the group consisting of —o— and —nh—; p is a p-valent hydrophilic neutral polymer radical; and r1 is as defined in the claims; with b) a succinic anhydride of the formula (ii) where r is c4-c24-alkyl or c4-c24-alkenyl.. ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170362164

Process for preparing a polyetheramine

A process for producing a polyetheramine by reacting a polyether alcohol, previously synthesized in the presence of a basic potassium or sodium compound as catalyst, with ammonia in the presence of hydrogen and a catalyst in one reactor or a plurality of reactors, wherein the employed polyether alcohol when previously synthesized in the presence of a basic potassium compound as catalyst has a content of potassium ions of less than 50 wppm and when previously synthesized in the presence of a basic sodium compound as catalyst has a content of sodium ions of less than 50 wppm.. . ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170361545

Fiber-reinforcement of foam materials, consisting of interconnected segments

The present invention relates to a molding made from foam, wherein at least one fiber (f) is partly within the molding, i.e. Is surrounded by the foam. ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170360938

Compositions containing carbohydrate partial ester

The present invention relates to a composition containing carbohydrate partial esters, the preparation thereof and products containing the carbohydrate partial esters according to the invention.. . ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170360660

Microcapsules

The present invention relates to microcapsules comprising a capsule core and a capsule shell wherein the capsule shell comprises a core surrounding layer of a polyvinyl alcohol and an adjacent layer of a polyoxazoline, a process of their production and their use.. . ... Basf Se

12/21/17 / #20170360031

Agrochemical granules made of polyalkoxylate, dispersant, sugar, and polyvinylpyrrolidone

A granular composition comprising a pesticide, 0.1 to 10 wt % of a nonionic amphiphilic polyalkoxylate, at least 20 wt % of a solid water-soluble anionic dispersant, at least 5 wt % of a sugar, which is a mono- or disaccharide, or a mixture thereof, and a polyvinylpyrrolidone is provided. Methods for the preparation of the granular composition including the steps of (i) providing an aqueous suspension comprising the pesticide, the polyalkoxylate, the dispersant and the sugar, (ii) drying the aqueous suspension, and (iii) granulating the aqueous or dried suspension, and wherein the polyvinylpyrrolidone is added in step (i) and/or step (iii) are further provided. ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170356003

Method for screening of genes conferring increased tolerance to herbicides

. . . . . . The present invention relates to a method for identifying a polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide which confers herbicide tolerance to a plant by measuring photosynthetic quantum yield wherein an increase in the electron transport rate of the samples of the transformed plant as compared to the sample of the control plant is indicative for a herbicide tolerance conferring activity of said candidate polypeptide.. . ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170355916

Copolymer and use thereof for reducing crystallization of paraffin crystals in fuels

The present invention relates to a novel copolymer, to processes for preparation thereof and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170355897

Method of mineral oil production

The present invention relates to a method for producing mineral oil from underground mineral oil deposits, in which an aqueous formulation comprising at least a mixture of alkyl ether carboxylate and corresponding alkyl ether alcohol, where the alkyl ether carboxylate has been prepared from the alkyl ether alcohol and the molar ratio in the mixture of alkyl ether carboxylate:alkyl ether alcohol is from 51:49 to 92:8, is injected through at least one injection well into a mineral oil deposit, where the deposit has a deposit temperature of 55° c. To 150° c., a crude oil having more than 20° api and a deposit water having more than 100 ppm of divalent cations, and crude oil is withdrawn through at least one production well from the deposit. ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170355887

Aqueous adhesive dispersion containing polyurethanes and ethoxylated fatty alcohols

Described are aqueous adhesive dispersions comprising dispersed polyurethanes and also ethoxylated fatty alcohols as emulsifiers. The polyurethanes are constructed from certain organic diisocyanates, dihydroxy compounds selected from certain polyester diols and polyether diols, and compounds having groups reactive toward isocyanate groups and having at least one ionic group. ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170355872

Binder system for high-gloss coatings

Binder systems for high gloss coatings and processes for producing them. . ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170355670

Process for the preparation of 1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexyl)-alkan-3-ols

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of 1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexylyalkan-3-ols, in particular 1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexyl)-hexan-3-ol. The invention further relates to 5-alkoxy-1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexenyl)-1-alken-3-ones and the use of these as a fragrance or as flavor, to a fragrance containing composition and/or a fragranced product containing 5-alkoxy-1-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexenyl)-1-alken-3-ones and to a method for imparting or modifying a scent or a flavor to a composition by including said alkoxyalkenones into such composition.. ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170355614

Mixed transition metal oxides for lithium ion batteries

A process is described for producing mixed oxide in particulate form, comprising cations of lithium and cations of at least two transition metals selected from the group consisting of nickel, cobalt, manganese, titanium, vanadium, chromium and iron, as are mixed oxides produced by this process.. . ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170355023

Methods for the production of silver nanowires

Embodiments of the present invention are directed to novel methods for the solution-based production of silver nanowires by adaptation of the polyol process. Some embodiments of the present invention can be practiced at lower temperature and/or at higher concentration than previously described methods. ... Basf Se

12/14/17 / #20170354945

Microcapsules comprising hydroxyalkyl cellulose

The application describes an aqueous dispersion of microcapsules, wherein the shell of the microcapsules comprises at least one polyurea and the core comprises one or more lipophilic components with the proviso that the core does not contain a fragrance, and having a percentage of the shell weight with reference to the total weight of the capsules of 5 to 40% and wherein the microcapsules have a volume average diameter of 15 to 90 μm and the dispersion comprises hydroxyalkylcellulose and the use of such a dispersion.. . ... Basf Se

12/07/17 / #20170349442

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

11/30/17 / #20170342340

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

11/30/17 / #20170342015

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

11/30/17 / #20170341945

Process for preparing a porous inorganic powder

The present invention is directed to a process for preparing an inorganic aerogel, the process comprising the steps of providing a composition (i) suitable to form an inorganic gel with a gelation time tg, spraying the composition (i) into supercritical carbon dioxide at a spraying time ts to obtain gel particles, and drying the gel particles obtained in step (ii) by supercritical liquid extraction, wherein the ratio ts:tg is in the range of from 0.2 to 0.99. The present invention further is directed to the inorganic aerogel as such as well as the use of the inorganic aerogel according to the invention in particular for medical and pharmaceutical applications or for thermal insulation.. ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170338523

Acetic acid 2-[(methoxycarbonyl)oxy] methyl ester as electrolyte component

. . An electrolyte composition containing (i) at least one aprotic organic solvent; (ii) at least one conducting salt; (iii) acetic acid 2-[(methoxycarbonyl)oxy] methyl ester; and (vi) optionally one or more additives.. . ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170338475

Protective layers for electrodes and 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

11/23/17 / #20170338469

Process for making lithiated transition metal oxides

The present invention is directed towards a process for making a lithiated transition metal oxide, said process comprising the following steps: (a) providing a precursor selected from mixed oxides, hydroxides, oxyhydroxides, and carbonates of nickel and at least one transition metal selected from manganese and cobalt, wherein at least 45 mole-% of the cations of the precursor are ni cations, (b) mixing said precursor with at least one lithium salt selected from lioh, li2o, li2co3, and lino3, thereby obtaining a mixture, (c) adding at least one phosphorus compound of general formula (i) xyh3−ypo4 (i) wherein x is selected from nh4 and li, y is 1 or 2, to the mixture obtained in step (b), wherein steps (b) and (c) may be performed consecutively or simultaneously, treating the mixture so obtained at a temperature in the range of from 650 to 950° c.. . ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170336030

A storage vessel comprising a one-piece shaped body of a porous solid

The invention is related to a storage vessel (1) comprising a shaped body (3) of a porous solid, wherein the storage vessel (1) comprises a wall (5) with a section (7) comprising at least one inlet (9), wherein the storage vessel (1) has a central axis (11) and the central axis (11) is a longitudinal axis of the storage vessel (1) and/or perpendicular to a cross-sectional area of the at least one inlet (9), wherein the shaped body (3) covers at least 85% of an inner volume (13) of the storage vessel (1) and the shaped body (3) comprises an opening (19) in an axial direction (17), axial referring to the central axis (11) of the storage vessel (1), wherein the opening (19) extends from a first end (21) of the shaped body (3) to an opposing second end (23) of the shaped body (3) and wherein the storage vessel (1) comprises exactly one shaped body (3), which is formed in one piece. The invention is further related to a shaped body and use of the shaped body.. ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170335068

Polymer compositions and use of these polymer compositions as dispersants

A polymer composition, obtainable by reacting a) a polymer p1 having at least one functional group of the formula (i) and a polymer backbone b, and b) a polymer p2 which is a polyolefine succinic anhydride:. . ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170335058

Method for producing polyester polyols

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyester polyols and also to the polyester polyols obtainable by the process.. . ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170335047

Polyurethane dispersions based on renewable raw materials

A polyurethane dispersion pud comprises at least one polyurethane p based on at least one polyisocyanate and at least one polyester polyol pes, wherein the polyester polyol pes is based on at least one polyhydric alcohol a and at least one dicarboxylic acid d, wherein at least one polyhydric alcohol a and/or at least one dicarboxylic acid d were at least partly derived from renewable raw materials.. . ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170335033

Ethylene-propylheptyl(meth-)acrylate copolymers

The present invention relates to copolymers which are formed from specific amounts of (a) ethylene and (b) monomer(s) selected from propylheptylacrylate and propylheptyl-methacrylate, and optionally at least one further monomer. Said copolymers are useful as oil soluble additives for cosmetic formulations and especially oil depositioning enhancers for rinse-off formulations.. ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170334820

Use of 3,3'-dimethoxy-4,4'-dihydroxystilbenes as a flavoring substance

The present invention relates to the use of 3,3′-dimethoxy-4,4′-dihydroxystilbene as an odorous substance, in particular for developing a vanilla odor under the action of light. Furthermore, the invention relates to a composition which contain 3,3′-dimethoxy-4,4′-dihydroxystilbene and additionally a carrier, fragrance compositions and/or an odorant material which contain said compound and a process for imparting or modifying an odor of compositions by adding said compound to these compositions. ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170333877

Mixed metal oxide composite for oxygen storage

The present invention relates to a composite oxide comprising ceria, praseodymia and alumina, wherein the cerium:praseodymium molar ratio of the composite oxide is 84:16 or less, as well as to a method of preparing the composite oxide and to its use, in particular in a method of treating an exhaust gas stream.. . ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170333849

Copolymers for making membranes

Copolymer c comprising polyarylene ether blocks a and polyalkylene oxide blocks pao, wherein said polyarylene ether blocks a are blocks of at least one partially sulfonated polyarylene ether.. . ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170333828

Recycling process for adsorber regeneration

The invention relates to a process for the regeneration of an adsorber. For the regeneration a liquid stream (s2) comprising at least one alkane is converted from liquid phase into gaseous phase. ... Basf Se

11/23/17 / #20170333734

Shampoos and conditioners having a conditioning effect

The present invention relates to a composition suitable as a shampoo or hair conditioner, comprising at least one surfactant, at least one cationic polymer, ethoxylated fatty acid glycerides, ethoxylated mono- and diglycerol esters, trimethylpropane eo/po trioleate, nacl and water. The present invention further relates to an intermediate suitable for preparing said composition, comprising ethoxylated fatty acid glycerides, ethoxylated mono- and diglycerol esters and trimethylpropane eo/po trioleate.. ... Basf Se

11/16/17 / #20170326522

Process for preparing microcapsules having a polyurea shell and a lipophilic core material

. . . . . . . . The application describes a process for the preparation of microcapsules, wherein the microcapsules have a volume average diameter d of 15 to 90 μηη and a percentage of the shell weight of 3 to 40%, with reference to the total weight of capsules, wherein the shell of the microcapsules comprises at least one polyurea and the core comprises at least one lipophilic component, comprising the step of adding hydroxyalkylcellulose to a dispersion of polyurea microcapsules, microcapsules and their uses.. . ... Basf Se

11/09/17 / #20170321008

Method for producing polyaspartic acid by means of a precondensate

. . . . Compositions including polyaspartic acid and methods for preparing polyaspartic acid using a precondensate of aspartic acid and polyaspartimide are provided herein. Uses for such compositions are also described.. ... Basf Se

11/09/17 / #20170320983

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

11/09/17 / #20170320778

Polymer having polyether side chains

The invention relates to a polymer which is obtainable by copolymerizing monomers comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer which comprises at least one acid group and at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer (ii) having polyether groups with 5 to 35 repeating units and at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer (iii) having polyether groups with 45 to 150 repeating units, the molar ratio of monomer (ii) to monomer (iii) being between 75:25 and 99.5:0.5. Further disclosed are the use of the polymer of the invention as an admixture for inorganic binder compositions, and a composition in powder form comprising an inorganic binder and the polymer of the invention.. ... Basf Se

11/09/17 / #20170320068

Energy input during agglomeration for magnetic separation

Method for separating first type particles from a mixture of at least first type particles and second type particles, the method comprising contacting in a dispersion medium first type particles and second type particles with magnet type particles, so that in the dispersion medium first type particles agglomerate to magnet type particles to obtain magnetic agglomerates, separating magnetic agglomerates from second type particles by applying a magnetic field; wherein during step an amount of energy is transferred into a mixture of the dispersion medium, first type particles, second type particles and magnet type particles.. . ... Basf Se

11/09/17 / #20170318811

Agrochemical adjuvant containing 2-oxo-1,3-dioxolan-4 carboxylates

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant which comprises a carbonate of the formula (i); to a pesticide formulation comprising the tank mix adjuvant; to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix or the pesticide formulation is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment; and to a use of the tank mix adjuvant for increasing the efficacyl of a pesticide.. . ... Basf Se

11/09/17 / #20170318805

Method of preparing an agrochemical composition with reduced toxicity by milling a premix of a pesticide and a hydrophobin

The invention relates to a method of preparing an agrochemical composition comprising the steps of preparing a premix by contacting a solid water-insoluble pesticide and a hydrophobin and preparing a raw suspension by milling the premix; an agrochemical composition which is obtainable by said method; a use and method of application of hydrophobin for reducing the toxicity of a solid water-insoluble pesticide; a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants; and seed containing said suspension.. . ... Basf Se

10/26/17 / #20170309828

Fluorescent organic light emitting elements having high efficiency

. . . . An organic light-emitting element which emits delayed fluorescence comprising specifically substituted 1,2,4-triazole derivatives, 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives or 1,2,4-thiadiazole derivatives in the light-emitting layer, a light-emitting layer comprising the specifically substituted 1,2,4-triazole derivatives, 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives or 1,2,4-thiadiazole derivatives, specific specifically substituted 1,2,4-triazole derivatives, 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives and 1,2,4-thiadiazole derivatives and an organic light emitting element comprising the specific 1,2,4-azole derivatives as well as a light emitting layer comprising the specific 1,2,4-azole derivatives; the use of the specifically substituted 1,2,4-triazole derivatives, 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives and 1,2,4-thiadiazole derivatives for electrophotographic photoreceptors, photoelectric converters, sensors, dye lasers, solar cell devices and organic light emitting elements, and the use of the specifically substituted 1,2,4-triazole derivatives, 1,2,4-oxadiazole derivatives and 1,2,4-thiadiazole derivatives for generating delayed fluorescence emission.. . ... Basf Se

10/26/17 / #20170306118

Method for curing curable compositions

The invention relates to a process for the curing of latently reactive, heat-curable compositions which do not harden at room temperature. The composition includes a polymer obtainable via reaction of certain compounds having two aldehyde groups with polyacrylate compounds having two or more acrylate groups, and also a compound which bears at least two thiol groups.. ... Basf Se

10/26/17 / #20170305871

Long-chained mono and di-esters of 2,5-di(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran, use and production thereof

The present invention relates to novel mono- and diesters of 2,5-di(hydroxymethyl)tetrahydrofuran, processes for their preparation by esterification in the presence of tertiary amines or in the presence of enzymatic esterification catalysts and the use of these mono- and diesters as interface-active compounds, rheology modifiers and emollients. The invention further relates to cosmetic and pharmaceutical compositions, and to detergents, cleaners and dishwashing compositions which comprise these mono- and diesters of 2,5-di(hydroxymethyl)-tetrahydrofuran.. ... Basf Se

10/26/17 / #20170305849

Method for producing astaxanthin esters

The invention describes an environmentally friendly, sustainable and cost-effective method for preparing astaxanthin diesters of the formula 1, in which astaxanthin of the formula 2 is doubly esterified with fatty acid chlorides of the general formula 3. For this purpose, compound 2 and 3 are reacted in an organic solvent in the presence of a nitrogen-containing base of the general formula 4. ... Basf Se

10/26/17 / #20170305745

Separation of semi-conducting and metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes using a polytungstate

The present invention relates to a method for separating semi-conducting and metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes from each other and, if present, from other carbonaceous material, or for separating semi-conducting or metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes from other carbonaceous material via density separation using a solution of a polytungstate; to semi-conducting or metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes obtained by this method; and to the use of these semi-conducting or metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes. The invention further relates to the use of a polytungstate, particularly sodium polytungstate, for separating semi-conducting single-walled carbon nanotubes from metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes, or for separating semi-conducting single-walled carbon nanotubes from undesired carbonaceous material, particularly from metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes, or for separating metallic single-walled carbon nanotubes from undesired carbonaceous material, particularly from semi-conducting single-walled carbon nanotubes. ... Basf Se

10/26/17 / #20170305120

Component composed at least to some extent of a layer structure and process for production thereof

The invention relates to a component having at least to some extent a layer structure, wherein the layer structure includes an elastomer layer with a density greater than 800 g/l, and a thermoset layer including at least 50% by weight of a first polyurethane. The invention further relates to a process for the production of a component of this type, the process including (i) provision of a female mold into which the individual layers of the layer structure are introduced, or of a male mold to which the individual layers of the layer structure are applied; (ii) production of the elastomer layer via spraying; (iii) production of the thermoset layer via spraying; and (iv) demolding of the resultant component. ... Basf Se

10/26/17 / #20170305076

Process and device for the production of reinforced plastics components

The present invention relates to a process for the production of reinforced plastics components. The process includes a) provision of at least one reinforcing material in a cavity of a molding device, b) provision of at least one starting material in a container, c) insertion of the container into the molding device, d) introduction of the at least one starting material from the container into the cavity, wherein the at least one starting material penetrates at least to some extent through the at least one reinforcing material, e) hardening of the at least one starting material with the at least one reinforcing material to give a reinforced plastics component, and f) demolding of the reinforced plastics component. ... Basf Se

10/12/17 / #20170292084

Use of isomerically pure or highly isomer-enriched cis- or trans-(2-isobutyl-4-methyl-tetrahydropyran-4-yl)acetate

. . The present invention relates to the use of isomerically pure or highly isomerically enriched cis- or trans-(2-isobutyl-4-methyltetrahydropyran-4-yl) acetate for use as aroma chemicals. The invention further relates to a process for the preparation of isomerically pure or highly isomerically enriched cis- or trans-(2-isobutyl-4-methyltetrahydropyran-4-yl) acetate and the products obtainable by this process. ... Basf Se

10/12/17 / #20170292026

Composition comprising silver nanowires and styrene/(meth)acrylic copolymers for the preparation of electroconductive transparent layers

Described is a composition suitable for the preparation of an electroconductive transparent layer said composition comprising silver nanowires and dissolved styrene/(meth)acrylic copolymers.. . ... Basf Se

10/12/17 / #20170292005

Plasticizer composition which contains a polymer dicarboxylic acid ester

The invention relates to a plasticizer composition containing at least one polymer dicarboxylic acid ester, to molding compounds containing a thermoplastic polymer or a elastomer and a plasticizer composition of said type, and to the use of said plasticizer compositions and molding compounds.. . ... Basf Se

10/12/17 / #20170291390

New composite article

The present invention relates to a composite article comprising at least two layers (a) of component a) and at least one layer (b1) of component b). The respective layers (a) and (b1) are alternately linked together. ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170288208

Electrode fabrication methods and associated systems and articles

. . . . . . . . . . . . Sulfur-based electrodes, and associated systems and methods for their fabrication, are generally described. Certain embodiments relate to sulfur-based electrodes with smooth external surfaces. ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170285232

Dithiolene metal complex colorless ir absorbers

The invention relates to the use of compounds of formulae (i) and/or (ii) as colorless ir 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, r2 and r8, each independently of the other, being unsubstituted or substituted c1-c18alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted aryl, unsubstituted 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

10/05/17 / #20170283840

Method for preparing an aqueous acrylamide solution having a low acrylic acid concentration

The present invention relates to methods for preparing an aqueous acrylamide solution having a low acrylic acid concentration. In addition, the present invention relates to methods for reducing the acrylic acid concentration of an aqueous acrylamide solution. ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170283748

Encapsulated cleaning composition

An encapsulated cleaning composition includes a core cleaning composition and a water-soluble film disposed about the core cleaning composition. The core cleaning composition itself includes an ionic liquid, water present in an amount of from 10 to 50 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of the core cleaning composition, and at least one of a chelant, an enzyme, and a surfactant. ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170283373

Acid mist mitigation agents for electrolyte solutions

Sulfonate-, sulfate-, or carboxylate-capped, alkoxylated anti-misting agents having the stricture: r(ao)nx)m((ao)nh)p, and methods of suppressing mist from electrolyte solutions by adding a mist-suppressing amount of one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of compounds of the formulas r((ao)nx)m((ao)nh)p and r3n+(ch3)2r4, and mixtures thereof, to electrolyte solutions.. . ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170283363

Method for producing diesters of terephthalic acid

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a terephthalic diester by reacting terephthalic acid with at least one alcohol, wherein terephthalic acid is suspended in the alcohol in a dispersing tank, the preliminary suspension is passed from the dispersing tank into a reactor and converted in the presence of an esterification catalyst to obtain a reaction suspension, a stream of the reaction suspension is drawn off from the reactor, passed through a heat exchanger outside the reactor and heated and the heated reaction suspension is recycled into the reactor, and water of reaction is distilled off together with the vapor as alcohol-water azeotrope, the vapor is at least partly condensed, the condensate is separated into an aqueous phase and an organic phase and the organic phase is at least partly recycled into the reactor.. . ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170281425

Fluid-absorbent article

Absorbent core and an absorbent article respectively with improved properties, especially rewet performance, are disclosed. The absorbent core contains at least two layers, wherein each layer has from 0 to 10% by weight fibrous material and from 90 to 100% by weight water-absorbent polymer particles, based on the sum of water-absorbent polymer particles and fibrous material. ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170281423

Fluid-absorbent article

A fluid-absorbent article having an upper liquid-pervious layer, a lower liquid-impervious layer, a fluid-absorbent core between the layer and the layer, containing from 0 to 20% by weight fibrous material and from 80 to 100% by weight of a water-absorbent polymer material, based on the sum of water-absorbent polymer material and fibrous material. The fluid absorbent article has a first intake time of 15 seconds or less by the hanging u-shape test (hus).. ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170281422

Ultrathin fluid-absorbent article

An absorbent core and an absorbent article respectively with improved properties, especially rewet performance, are disclosed. The absorbent core has at least two layers, wherein each layer comprising from 0 to 10% by weight fibrous material and from 90 to 100% by weight water-absorbent polymer particles, based on the sum of water-absorbent polymer particles and fibrous material. ... Basf Se

10/05/17 / #20170280710

Aqueous pesticide microemulsion

The present invention relates to an aqueous pesticide microemulsion formulation including (a) at least one organic pesticide compound p, which is sparingly soluble in water and which is present in the formulation in dissolved form; (b) at least one organic solvent lm1 selected from c1-c4-alkyl lactates; (c) at least one organic solvent lm2 selected from c5-c12-alkyl lactates; (d) at least one organic solvent lm3 selected from n—(c4-c12 alkyl)pyrrolidones; (e) at least one surfactant s selected from anionic surfactants and non-ionic surfactants and mixtures thereof; and (f) water.. . ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170276203

Supplementary spring

The invention relates to a hollow spring element of which the outer surface has at least one peripheral notch, which has at its base a notch geometry with a radius of curvature of less than 1 mm.. . ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170276202

Dampener assembly

A dampener assembly dampens vibrations between a first member and a second member. The bumper comprises a cellular material defining a plurality of cells. ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275567

Detergent composition

The present invention is directed toward a detergent composition including (a) in total in the range of from 4.0% to 25.0% by weight of at least one organic chelating agent selected from methyl glycine diacetic acid (mgda), glutamic acid diacetic acid (glda), the alkali metal salts of methyl glycine diacetic acid (mgda) and glutamic acid diacetic acid (glda), referring to the total solids content of the respective detergent composition, and (b) at least one enzyme selected from proteases. The present invention is also directed toward the use of the detergent composition for laundry care and for automatic dishwashing, and to a process for manufacture of the detergent compositions.. ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275494

Method for producing and using aqueous polyurethane dispersions and use of same in coating agents

The present invention relates to the use of aqueous hybrid dispersions, wherein (a) an aqueous polyurethane dispersion is prepared and (b) said polyurethane dispersion is used as raw material for the additional synthesis of a polyacrylate dispersion and the resulting hybrid dispersion is used as binder in filled coating materials, in particular, as binder for the flexible roof coating.. . ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275449

Aqueous coating compositions

The invention relates to an aqueous pigmented coating composition containing at least one polymer p1 in the form of an aqueous polymer dispersion, and at least one water-soluble polymer p2 that is composed of ethylenically unsaturated monomers m and contains at least 30% by weight of polymerized n-vinylpyrrolidone in relation to the total amount of monomers m. The invention further relates to the use of the aqueous pigmented coating compositions of the invention for coating tannin-containing substrates, a coating method, and the coated substrates.. ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275407

Finely divided aqueous emulsion polymers and use thereof for hydrophobic coatings

The present invention relates to a polymer dispersion obtainable by at least one two-stage emulsion polymerization, by 1) preparing a polymer a by a radical polymerization from a 1st composition comprising a) at least one monomer, b) at least one anionic copolymerizable emulsifier, 2) admixing the polymer a prepared at 1) with a base, 3) in the presence of the polymer a treated at 2), preparing a polymer b by radical polymerization from a 2nd composition comprising a) at least one monomer, b) at least one anionic copolymerizable emulsifier. The present invention also relates to a process for preparing the polymer dispersion of the invention, to coating materials in the form of an aqueous composition comprising the polymer dispersion of the invention, and to the use of the polymer dispersion of the invention for coating compositions or paints and varnishes.. ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275395

Salts of etheramines and polymeric acid

The present invention relates to salts of etheramines and polymeric acid, and in particular to salts of etheramines and polycarboxylic acid and their manufacturing process.. . ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275232

Process for preparing primary amines using an unsupported cobalt catalyst

The invention relates to a process for preparing primary amines, which comprises hydrogenating at least one nitrile in an apparatus (v1) in the presence of an unsupported cobalt catalyst to obtain at least one primary amine, with recurrent or continuous addition of at least one compound (i) to the apparatus (v1), said compound (i) comprising at least one component selected from alkali metal, alkaline earth metal and rare earth metal.. . ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275225

Method for the preparation of 2-alkoxy cyclohexanol

A method of preparing 2-alkoxycyclohexanol, a mixture comprising 2-alkoxycyclohexanol obtained via said method, and the use of said mixture for preparing 4-hydroxy-3-alkoxy-benzaldehyde.. . ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275204

Construction chemical composition for tile mortar

The present invention relates to a construction chemical composition comprising portland cement, a water retention agent, a dispersing agent, and a hardening accelerator comprising calcium-silicate-hydrate, as well as a mortar composition containing said construction chemical composition. Although the composition is based on portland cement it has a pull-off strength after 6 h meeting the din requirements and can therefore be used as a fast setting tile mortar.. ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170275161

Process for producing synthesis gas

The invention relates to a process for producing synthesis gas (5) in which hydrocarbon (2) is decomposed thermally in, a first reaction zone (11) to hydrogen and carbon, and hydrogen formed is passed from the first reaction zone (z1) into a second action zone (z2) in order to be reacted therein with carbon dioxide (4) to give water and carbon monoxide. The characteristic feature here is that energy required for the thermal decomposition of the hydrocarbon is supplied to the first reaction zone (z1) from the second reaction zone (z2).. ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170274389

Improvement of concentrate quality

The present invention relates to a process for the separation of at least one valuable matter containing material from a dispersion comprising said at least one valuable matter containing material and at least one second material. The process according to the present invention comprises at least the steps (a) to (e) and the optional steps (f) to (h) which are described herein.. ... Basf Se

09/28/17 / #20170273895

Oral health improving compositions

The present invention is concerned with microorganisms or fragments thereof as sensorically neutral oral care agents, particularly for prevention of dental calculus, as anti-caries agents and/or anti-oral malodor agents. The invention is furthermore concerned with compositions comprising microorganisms or fragments thereof for reducing mutans streptococci. ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170271572

Pre-product and method for producing a strip-like high-temperature superconductor

. . The present invention relates to a precursor (1) for production of a high-temperature superconductor (hts) in ribbon form, comprising a metallic substrate (10) in ribbon form having a first ribbon side (11) and a second ribbon side (12), wherein, on the first ribbon side (11), (a) the substrate (10) has a defined texture as template for crystallographically aligned growth of a buffer layer or an hts layer and (b) an exposed surface of the substrate (10) is present or one or more layers (20,30) are present that are selected from the group consisting of: buffer precursor layer, pyrolyzed buffer precursor layer, buffer layer, hts precursor layer, pyrolyzed hts buffer precursor layer and pyrolyzed and further consolidated hts buffer precursor layer, and, on the second ribbon side (12), at least one ceramic barrier layer (40) that protects the substrate (10) against oxidation or a precursor which is converted to such a layer during the hts crystallization annealing or the pyrolysis is present, wherein, when one or more layers (20, 30) are present on the first ribbon side (11), the ceramic barrier layer (40) or the precursor thereof has a different chemical composition and/or a different texture than the layer (20) arranged on the first ribbon side (11) and directly adjoining the substrate (10). In this precursor, the barrier layer (40) is a layer that delays or prevents ingress of oxygen to the second ribbon side (12) and is composed of conductive ceramic material or a precursor which is converted to such a precursor during the hts crystallization annealing or the pyrolysis, and the ceramic material is an electrically conductive metal oxide or an electrically conductive mixture of metal oxides, wherein the conductive metal oxide or one or more metal oxides in the conductive mixture is/are preferably metal oxide(s) doped with an extraneous metal.. ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170267948

Thermoplastic polyamide particles

Thermoplastic polyamide particles comprise at least one polyamide and at least one particulate inorganic filler having a density of at least 2.5 g/cm3, the thermoplastic polyamide particles having a density of at least 1.65 g/cm3, preferably at least 1.9 g/cm3, and an ellipsoidal or approximately ellipsoidal shape with a largest diameter of 1 to 100 mm, preferably 2 to 10 mm, more preferably 3 to 8 mm, or they comprise at least one polyamide and at least one inorganic filler, which is a particulate baso4 filler, having a d50-value of the particle size distribution of at least 10 μm and/or a d90-value of at least 15 μm, preferably at least 40 μm.. . ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170267857

Water-based polymer emulsions for opaque films and coatings applications on flexible substrates

A process of preparing a water-based emulsion includes adding a first monomer feed to a reaction vessel in the presence of a first initiator and water to form an acid-functional polymer; neutralizing the acid-functional polymer to form a particulate polymer; and adding a second monomer feed to the reaction vessel in the presence of a second initiator to form an agglomerated polymer; where the process is a one-pot process. The first monomer feed includes a unbranched (meth)acrylate monomer, a (meth)acrylic acid monomer, a branched (meth)acrylate, and a styrenic monomer; the second monomer feed includes a hydrophobic monomer; the water-based emulsion includes the agglomerated polymer; the agglomerated polymer includes the particulate polymer; and the agglomerated polymer having an aggregated drupelet morphology. ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170267833

Mono-azide compound for photo-induced cross-linking polymer strands

The present invention relates to the use of a mono-azide compound for cross-linking polymer strands, wherein said mono-azide compound has a structure of the formula (i): (i), wherein q1 and q2 are each independently from another a halogen and wherein r1, r2 and r3 are each independently from another any not comprising an azido moiety. Further, the present invention relates to a method for cross-linking polymer stands and to a cross-linked polymer composition obtainable from said method and an electronic device comprising such composition.. ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170267806

Polyurethane system with long pot life and rapid hardening

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyurethanes by mixing a) polyisocyanate, b) a mixture obtainable by introducing an alkali metal or alkaline earth metal salt into a compound comprising urethane groups, c) compounds comprising one or more epoxide groups, and, optionally, d) polyol, e) chain extenders, and f) fillers and further additives to form a reaction mixture and fully reacting the mixture to give the polyurethane, where the amount of alkali metal or alkaline earth metal ions per equivalent urethane groups in the compound (b) is 0.0001 to 3.5. The present invention further relates to a polyurethane obtainable by such a process, and to the use of such a polyurethane for producing bodywork components for vehicles.. ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170267627

Process for workup of a crude ester comprising esterification catalyst hydrolysis product in suspended particulate form

In a process for workup of a crude ester comprising esterification catalyst hydrolysis product in suspended particulate form, a) the crude ester is admixed in an emulsifying tank with 1% to 10% by weight of water and the water is emulsified in the crude ester to obtain a suspoemulsion, b) the suspoemulsion from the emulsifying tank is transferred to an agglomerating tank containing an initial charge of water-undersaturated crude ester, such that a water content below the solubility limit of water in the crude ester is established in the mixture of the suspoemulsion and the initial charge of crude ester, as a result of which the suspended particulate esterification catalyst hydrolysis products form stable agglomerates, and c) the agglomerates formed are filtered off.. . ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170267621

Process and plant for recovering acrylic acid

A plant (1) for recovering acrylic acid, which includes: a absorption column (201); a dissociation column (205); a first line (101) connected to the dissociation column (205); a second line (102) connecting the absorption column (201) and the dissociation column (205); a third line (103) feeding a substream of the mother acid obtained in the crystallization into the dissociation column (205); a fourth line (104) connecting the crystallization apparatus and the absorption column (201); and a fifth line (105) connecting the dissociation column (205) and the absorption column (201).. . ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170266683

Slip molding apparatus for lining pipes and method of using same

A slip molding apparatus (10) for lining a pipe (12) includes a dispense head (20) adapted to engage an interior surface (14) of a pipe (12) and to dispense a lining material, a slip mold (38) pulled by the dispense head (20) and having a leading end (42) and a trailing end (44), wherein the trailing end (44) has a greater diameter than a diameter of the leading end (42), at least one camera (58) disposed on the dispense head (20) to provide a view of the interior surface (14) of the pipe (12), a guide (46) connected to the dispense head (20) and the slip mold (38) for guiding the lining material dispensed by the dispense head (20) about the slip mold (38), and a movable diverter (52) on the slip mold (38) cooperating with the guide (46) to divert a flow of lining material dispensed by the dispense head (20) about the slip mold (38).. . ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170266640

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 agglomerated 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

09/21/17 / #20170265510

Low molecular weight modulators of the cold menthol receptor trpm8 and use thereof

The invention relates to new types of modulators of the cold menthol receptor trpm8, to methods of modulating the trpm8 receptor using these modulators; and in particular the use of the modulators for inducing a sensation of coldness; and also the articles and compositions produced using these modulators.. . ... Basf Se

09/21/17 / #20170265469

Method for treating post-emergent rice

The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one accase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g ai/ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.. ... Basf Se

09/14/17 / #20170260540

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

. . . . . . The present invention refers to a plant or plant part comprising a polynucleotide encoding a wildtype or mutated cellulose synthase (cesa) polypeptide, the expression of said polynucleotide confers to the plant or plant part tolerance to cesa-inhibiting herbicides, such as azines.. . ... Basf Se

09/14/17 / #20170260519

Method of cultivating microorganisms having nitrile hydratase activity

The present invention relates to methods for cultivating a nitrile hydratase producing microorganism, compositions for cultivating a nitrile hydratase producing microorganism, and use of compositions comprising a saccharide and an organic acid for cultivating a nitrile hydratase producing microorganism. The composition provided in and to be employed in context with the present invention is particularly suitable for inducing both, growth and nitrile hydratase production of corresponding microorganisms.. ... Basf Se

09/14/17 / #20170260320

Aging-resistant polyurethane seal

The invention relates to a method for producing seals made of polyurethane, in which (a) aliphatic polyisocyanate, (b) compounds containing at least two isocyanate-reactive groups, (c) catalysts, (d) antioxidants and/or light stabilizers, and, optionally, (e) blowing agents, and (f) auxiliary agents and/or additives are mixed to form a reaction mixture, and the reaction mixture is allowed to complete the reaction to form polyurethane. The seal made of polyurethane has a shore a hardness of less than 90 and a density of at least 850 g/l. ... Basf Se

09/14/17 / #20170260132

Oxime sulfonate derivatives

Oxime sulfonate compounds of the formula (i), wherein r1 is o(co)r4, coor5 or conr6r7; n is 1 or 2; r2 for example is c1-c8alkyl, c3-c6cycloalkyl or benzyl; r3 is for example c1-c8alkyl, c3-c6cycloalkyl, c1-c8haloalkyl, c2-c8alkenyl, benzyl, phenyl or naphthyl, which optionally are substituted; r4 is for example c1-c8alkyl, c3-c6cycloalkyl, c1-c8haloalkyl, c2-c8alkenyl, benzyl, phenyl or naphthyl, which optionally are substituted; r5 is for example c3-c20alkyl, c3-c14cycloalkyl, c2-c8alkenyl, c1-c12alkyl which is substituted for example by one or more halogen; or r5 is phenyl or naphthyl, which are unsubstituted; r6 and r7 each independently of one another for example are hydrogen, c1-c12alkyl, c1-c4haloalkyl, phenyl-c1-c4alkyl, c2-c8alkenyl or c3-c6cycloalkyl, phenyl or naphthyl; or r6 and r7, together with the n-atom to which they are attached, form a 5- or 6-membered ring; are suitable as thermal radical initiators.. . ... Basf Se

09/14/17 / #20170260115

Method for producing cis- and trans-enriched mdach

A process for preparing trans-enriched mdach, including: distilling an mdach starting mixture in the presence of an auxiliary, which is an organic compound having a molar mass of 62 to 500 g/mol, a boiling point at least 5° c. Above the boiling point of cis,cis-2,6-diamino-1-methylcyclohexane, and 2 to 4 functional groups, each of which is independently an alcohol group or a primary, secondary or tertiary amino group. ... Basf Se

09/14/17 / #20170259188

Process for purification of an organic composition

Disclosed is a process for the purification of an organic composition (oc1) by adsorption using an assembly containing at least two adsorbers. The organic composition (oc1) comprising at least one alkane, at least one olefin and at least one compound containing oxygen and/or sulphur is fed into a first adsorber (a1) of the assembly in order to obtain an organic composition (oc2) comprising at least one alkane, at least one olefin and a reduced amount of at least one compound containing oxygen and/or sulphur compared to the respective amount in organic composition (oc1). ... Basf Se

09/14/17 / #20170258076

An agrochemical suspension concentrate comprising an alkoxylated alcohol dissolved in the aqueous phase

The present invention relates to an agrochemical aqueous suspension concentrate comprising a pesticide in the form of pesticide particles and at least 5 wt % of an adjuvant dissolved in the aqueous phase, wherein the adjuvant is of the formula (i) as defined herein. The invention also relates to the adjuvant as defined in formula (i). ... Basf Se

09/07/17 / #20170253753

Pigment composition

A pigment composition is provided comprising (a) an organic pigment and (b) an adduct containing a compound of formula (i) or a tautomeric form thereof, wherein x is o or s; y is o, s or nr1; the group -a-b— is selected from the group consisting of —cr2═cr3—, —cr4r5—cr6r7— —cy—cr8r9—, —cx—nr10—, —cr11═n—, —cr12r13—nr14— and r1 is hydrogen, c1-c8alkyl, c3-c7cycloalkyl, c6-c10aryl or c7-c10aralkyl; r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, r9, r10, r11, r12, r13 and r14 are independently of each other hydrogen, halogen, c1-c8alkyl, c2-c8alkenyl or c6-c10aryl, or r2 and r3 form a benzoannellated ring; and/or a melamine- or pyrimidine-based compound, which is optionally substituted. The pigment composition may be used as colorant in various applications, especially in coloring high molecular weight organic material, for example, coating compositions, paints, printing inks, liquid inks, plastics, films or fibers.. ... Basf Se

09/07/17 / #20170253494

Process for making a lithiated transition metal oxide

Process for manufacturing a lithiated transition metal oxide, said process comprising the steps of (a) mixing at least one lithium salt and a precursor selected from transition metal oxides, transition metal oxyhydroxides, transition metal hydroxides, and transition metal carbonates, (b) pre-calcining the mixture obtained in step (a) at a temperature in the range of from 300 to 700° c., and (c) calcining the pre-calcined mixture according to step (b) in a multi-stage fluidized bed reactor at a temperature in the range of from 550° c. To 950° c., wherein the temperatures in step (b) and (c) are selected in a way that step (c) is being performed at a temperature higher than that of step (b).. ... Basf Se

09/07/17 / #20170252723

Heat exchange process for adsorber regeneration

The invention relates to a process for regeneration of an adsorber (a) by contact with a stream (s1), wherein the stream (s1) is heated in advance by at least two heat exchange units (heu1) and (heu2). As outflow of the adsorber (a) a stream (s2) is obtained, which is passed through at least two heat exchange units (heu1) and (heu2) traversed by stream (s1), wherein the temperature of stream (s2) fed into each heat exchange unit is higher than the temperature of stream (s1) fed into the heat exchange units (heu1) and (heu2), in order to directly transfer heat from stream (s2) to stream (s1).. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170251553

Transparent conductive layer, a film comprising the layer, and a process for its production

. . The invention relates to a transparent conductive layer comprising non-conductive areas and conductive areas, wherein the conductive areas comprise an fig. 1 interconnected network of electrically conductive nanoobjects and in the non-conductive areas the nanoobjects are converted into particles and wherein the thickness of the conductive areas and the non-conductive areas differs less than 10 nm. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170250390

Electrode protection using a composite comprising an electrolyte-inhibiting ion conductor

Composite structures including an ion-conducting material and a polymeric material (e.g., a separator) to protect electrodes are generally described. The ion-conducting material may be in the form of a layer that is bonded to a polymeric separator. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170250358

Ether-based polymers as photo-crosslinkable dielectrics

Polymers comprising at least one unit of formula (1) wherein n is 0 or 1, m and p are independently from each other 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6, provided that the sum of n, m and p is at least 2, and n and p are not 0 at the same time, ar1 and ar2 are independently from each other c6-14-arylene or c6-14-aryl, which may be substituted with 1 to 4 substituents independently selected from the group consisting of c1-30-alkyl, c2-30-alkenyl, c2-30-alkynyl, c5-8-cycloalkyl, c6-14-aryl and 5 to 14 membered heteroaryl, and x1, x2 and x3 are independently from each other and at each occurrence o or s, compositions comprising these polymers, and electronic devices comprising a layer formed from the compositions. Preferably, the electronic device is an organic field effect transistor and the layer is the dielectric layer.. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170250347

Organic semiconductor composition comprising a liquid medium

Disclosed are a novel semiconductor composition comprising at least one organic semiconductor in a liquid medium and the use thereof the production of organic semiconductor devices, in particular organic field effect transistors, organic solar cells, light-emitting diodes and sensors.. . ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170250334

Thermo-compression bonding of thermoelectric materials

The invention relates to the use of thermo-compression bonding (tcb) for bonding electrically conductive contacts to thermoelectric material pieces, respective processes and thermoelectric modules which are suitable for fitting in the exhaust system of an internal combustion engine.. . ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170247726

Means and methods for producing amide compounds with less acrylic acid

The present invention relates to means and methods for producing an amide compound from a nitrile compound with less acrylic acid as by-product using a nitrile hydratase (nhase) and amidase producing microorganism as biocatalyst. Also provided is an aqueous amide compound obtained by the methods of the invention as well as a composition comprising acrylamide or polyacrylamide as well as a dried microorganism exhibiting a nhase/amidase activity ratio of at least 400 when being brought into contact with a nitrile compound to convert said nitrile compound into an amide compound.. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170247635

Mixture, their manufacture and use

Mixtures comprising a mixture of compounds (a), said mixture comprising a mixture of compounds according to the general formula (i) wherein r1 is c1-c4-alkyl, linear or branched, or hydrogen, r 2 is —ch2ch2r1, each g1 is glucose or xylose, wherein in the range of from 70 to 95% mole-% are glucose and from 5 to 30 mole-% are xylose, the average of x is in the range of from 1.1 to 4.. . ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170247621

Product recovery process for adsorber regeneration

Disclosed is a process for the regeneration of an adsorber (a1). The adsorber (a1) is regenerated by contact with a gaseous stream (s2) and the outflow of the adsorber (a1) comprising condensate of stream (s2) and organic composition (oc1) collected in a device. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170247570

Aqueous polymer-silicon oil hybrid composition

The present invention relates to aqueous polymer-silicon oil hybrid compositions in the form of aqueous dispersions of finely divided polymer-silicon oil hybrid particles which comprise at least one water-insoluble polymer p made of ethylenically unsaturated monomers m, at least one surface-active substance and at least non-polymerizable, non-polar silicon oil. The present invention relates in particular to the use of these compositions as additives in aqueous coating and printing ink compositions.. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170247545

Stabilization of c.i. pigment yellow 139

An alkali-resistant pigment composition is provided comprising (a) a c.i. Pigment yellow 139 and (b) an adduct containing a compound of formula (ii) or a tautomeric form thereof, wherein x is o, s or nr1; y is o, s or nr1; the group -a-b— is selected from the group consisting of —cr2═cr3-, —cr4r5—cr6r7-, —cy—cr8r9-, —cx—nr10-, —cr11═n—, —cr12r13-nr14- and r1 is hydrogen, c1-c8alkyl, c3-c7cycloalkyl, c6-c10aryl or c7-c10aralkyl; r2, r3, r4, r5, r6, r7, r8, r9, r10, r11, r12, r13 and r14are independently of each other hydrogen, halogen, c1-c8alkyl, c2-c8alkenyl, or c6-c10aryl, or r2 and r3 form a benzoannellated ring; and/or a melamine- or pyrimidine-based compound, which is optionally substituted. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170247318

Solutions of trialkali metal salts of aminocarboxylic acids, their manufacture and use

Aqueous solution containing in the range of from 60.5 to 75% by weight of a mixture of trialkalimetal salts of the l- and d-enantiomers of methyl glycine diacetic acid (mgda), said mixture containing predominantly the respective l-isomer with an enantiomeric excess (ee) in the range of from 3 to 97%, wherein said trialkali metal salts have the general formula (i) [ch3—ch(coo)—n(ch2—coo)2]k3-xnax (i) wherein x is in the range of from zero to 2.9.. . ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170247298

Process for the production of oligomerized olefins

A process for the production of oligomerized olefins comprising the following steps: purification of an organic composition (oc1) in at least one adsorber to obtain an organic composition (oc2); oligomerization of organic composition (oc2) in the presence of a catalyst to obtain an organic composition (oc3); distillation of organic composition (oc3) in a distillation column (d1) to obtain an organic composition (oc4) from the upper part of (d1) and an organic composition (oc5) from the lower part of (d1); hydrogenation of organic composition (oc4) to obtain an organic composition (oc1 1) and regeneration of an adsorber (a1) employing organic composition (oc11) as regeneration media.. . ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170246848

Process for the coating of roll product

The invention relates to a process for the production of multilayer composites and to a production plant (12, 60) for this purpose. The multilayer composites comprise at least one substrate web (64, 66), at least one bonding layer, and at least one polyurethane layer which has capillaries which extend through the entire thickness of the at least one polyurethane layer. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170246620

Process for the preparation of an mww zeolitic material comprising boron and titanium

A process for the preparation of a zeolitic material having an mww framework structure and comprising boron and titanium, the process comprising (i) providing an aqueous synthesis mixture comprising a silica source, a boron source, a titanium source, and an mww templating agent; (ii) heating the aqueous synthesis mixture to a temperature in the range of from 160 to 190° c.; (iii) subjecting the synthesis mixture (ii) to hydrothermal synthesis conditions, obtaining, in its mother liquor, a precursor of the zeolitic material; (iv) separating the precursor from its mother liquor; (v) calcining the separated precursor, obtaining the zeolitic material having an mww framework structure and comprising boron and titanium.. . ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170246607

Apparatus for production of pulverulent poly(meth)acrylate

An apparatus for production of pulverulent poly(meth)acrylate, comprising a reactor or droplet polymerization, having an apparatus for dropletization of a monomer solution for the production of the poly(meth)acrylate, having holes through which the solution is dropletized, an addition point for a gas above the apparatus for dropletization, at least one gas withdrawal point on the periphery of the reactor and a fluidized bed. The outermost holes through which the solution is dropletized are positioned such that a droplet falling vertically downward falls into the fluidized bed and the hydraulic diameter at the level of the midpoint between the apparatus for dropletization and the gas withdrawal point is at least 10% greater than the hydraulic diameter of the fluidized bed.. ... Basf Se

08/31/17 / #20170246585

Process for adsorber regeneration

Disclosed is a process for the regeneration of an adsorber. For the regeneration a liquid stream (s2) is applied which is obtained by hydrogenation of a stream (s1) comprising at least one alkane and least one olefin. ... Basf Se

08/24/17 / #20170244045

Thin film semiconductor comprising a small-molecular semiconducting compound and a non-conductive polymer

. . A thin film semiconductor comprising a compound of formula i or ii wherein: r1 and r2, at each occurrence, independently are selected from a c1-30 alkyl group, a c2-30 alkenyl group, a c2-30 alkynyl group and a c1-30 haloalkyl group, r3, r4, r5, and r6 independently are h or an electron-withdrawing group, wherein at least one of r3, r4, r5, and r6 is an electron-withdrawing group; and a non-conductive polymer.. . ... Basf Se

08/24/17 / #20170240852

Container comprising a detergent composition containing mgda

Container comprising a single unit dose of a detergent composition containing at least one complexing agent (a) dissolved in an aqueous medium, said complexing agent (a) being a mixture of the 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 5 to 85%, wherein said container is made from a polymer.. . ... Basf Se

08/24/17 / #20170240684

Polyester-modified polybutadienols for producing polyurethane elastomers and thermoplastic polyurethanes

The invention relates to polyurethanes obtainable by reaction of (a) polyisocyanates a selected from modified or unmodified 4,4′-methanediphenyl diisocyanate, higher nuclear homologs of 4,4′-methanediphenyl diisocyanate, isocyanated groups containing prepolymers based on 4,4′methandiphenyl diisocyanate, and mixtures thereof, with (b) compounds having at least two isocyanate-reactive hydrogen atoms, comprising (b1) block copolymers formed from a polybutadienol and a cyclic ester as component b1, and (b2) low molecular weight extenders or crosslinkers each having a molecular weight of 62 to 500 g/mol as component b2.. . ... Basf Se

08/24/17 / #20170240494

Method and device for separating a substance out of a solution

The present invention relates to a method for separating off a substance from a solution, in which electromagnetic radiation is radiated into the solution, an intensity of the electromagnetic radiation which has been scattered by crystals located in the solution is detected, the detected intensity is compared with a desired intensity (is) and the temperature of the solution is regulated depending on the difference between the detected intensity and the desired intensity (is) in such a way that the amount of this difference is reduced. If the amount of the difference between the detected intensity and the desired intensity (is) is less than a limiting value, a crystallization method is started in which crystals of the substance are obtained which are then separated off.. ... Basf Se

08/24/17 / #20170240468

A process for hydrophobization of concrete

The invention relates to a process for hydrophobization of concrete or mortar using an alkylketene dimer dispersion and to the concrete or mortar obtainable by the process of the invention. The process allows to achieve effective mass and surface hydrophobization of concrete.. ... Basf Se

08/24/17 / #20170240467

Method for producing a prefabricated building material

The present invention relates to a method for producing a gypsum-containing foamed prefabricated building material and to a gypsum-containing foamed prefabricated building material.. . ... Basf Se

08/24/17 / #20170239627

Process for making membranes

Process for making a membrane m comprising the following steps: a) preparing a copolymer c, wherein said copolymer c comprises blocks of at least one polyarylene ether a and blocks of polyalkylene oxide pao, wherein the content of polyethyleneoxide in copolymer c is 30 to 90% by weight and wherein copolymer c is prepared in a solvent l to yield solution s; b) providing a dope solution d comprising at least one polymer p; c) mixing solution s and dope solution d; d) preparing a membrane by bringing the mixture of solution s and dope solution d into contact with at least one coagulating agent.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170237005

Process for preparing a crystalline organic semiconductor material

. . . . Provided are a process for preparing a crystalline organic semiconductor material wherein the conditions of crystallization lead to the formation of crystals at the gas liquid interface having advantageous semiconductor properties, the obtained crystalline organic semiconductor material and the use thereof for the production of organic semiconductor devices, in particular organic field effect transistors and organic solar cells.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233874

Process for preparing alcohols by electrochemical reductive coupling

Alcohols are prepared by electrochemical reductive coupling of an aromatic vinyl compound and a carbonyl compound in a process which comprises electrolyzing an electrolyte solution in an electrochemical cell, the electrolyte solution comprising the aromatic vinyl compound, the carbonyl compound and a non-aqueous protic solvent, such as methanol, wherein the electrolyte solution is in contact with a carbon-based cathode styrene is reacted with acetone to prepare 2-methyl-4-phenyl-2-butanol.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233865

Process for the generation of thin inorganic films

The present invention is in the field of processes for the generation of thin inorganic films on substrates. More specifically, the present invention relates to a process comprising 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 r11, r12, r13, r14, r15, r16, r17, r18 are independent of each other hydrogen, an alkyl group, an aryl group, or a trialkylsilyl group, r21, r22, r23, r24 are independent of each other an alkyl group, an aryl group, or a trialkylsilyl group, n is 1 or 2, m is a metal or semimetal, x is a ligand which coordinates m, and m is an integer from 0 to 3.. ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233780

Method for biocatalytically cyclizing geranyllinalool and cyclization products thereby obtained

The present invention relates to a novel process for cyclizing geranyllinalool using the squalene-hopene cyclase from zymomonas mobilis (zm-shc) or a cyclase with at least 80% sequence identity to the zm-shc, and cyclization products obtained in this process.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233588

Composition comprising silver nanowires and dispersed polymer beads for the preparation of electroconductive transparent layers

Described is a composition suitable for the preparation of an electroconductive transparent layer, said composition comprising silver nanowires and dispersed polymer beads.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233548

Plasticizer composition comprising polymeric dicarboxylic esters

The present invention relates to a plasticizer composition which comprises at least one polymeric dicarboxylic ester, to molding compositions which comprise a thermoplastic polymer or an elastomer and such a plasticizer composition, and to the use of these plasticizer compositions and molding compositions.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233520

Tpu pneumatic hose

The present invention relates to a thermoplastic polyurethane obtainable or obtained by the conversion of at least a polyisocyanate composition, propane-1,3-diol as chain extender and a polyol composition, wherein no further chain extender is used aside from propane-1,3-diol, to a process for preparing such a thermoplastic polyurethane, and to the use of such a polyurethane for production of injection molded products, extrusion products, films and shaped bodies.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233338

Method for producing astaxanthin from astacin

The invention relates to a method for the non-stereoselective and also for the stereoselective synthesis of astaxanthin from astacin. For this purpose, a reducing agent is used selected from the group of hydrogen, a secondary alcohol, formic acid and also the salts of formic acid or from a mixture of at least two representatives of the compound classes stated above. ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170233331

Method for obtaining crystalline l-alanine

The present invention relates to a method for obtaining crystalline l-alanine from an aqueous solution of l-alanine, in particular from an aqueous solution of l-alanine, which is obtained from a fermentation process.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170232418

Apparatus for introduction of droplets of a monomer solution into a reactor

An apparatus for introducing droplets of a monomer solution for production of poly(meth)acrylate into a reactor for droplet polymerization, comprising at least one channel or a dropletizer head, the channel or the dropletizer head being sealed at its base by a dropletizer plate, the dropletizer plate having holes through which the monomer solution is introduced into the reactor, and the dropletizer plate being configured such that holes that, in an axially symmetric dropletizer plate or in an annular dropletizer plate or in one configured as a ring segment, are not on a center line of the dropletizer plate or, in the case of a circular dropletizer plate, are not at the center of the dropletizer plate are aligned such that monomer solution is introduced through the holes into the reactor at an angle to the vertical, and the holes in the case of a radial alignment of axially symmetric dropletizer plates being aligned such that the angle at which the monomer solution is introduced into the reactor decreases in the direction of the axis of the reactor and, in the case of dropletizer plates arranged parallel to one another or of concentrically arranged dropletizer plates, each being aligned on a line parallel to the center line or line running concentrically about the center, such that the angle at which the monomer solution is introduced into the reactor is constant.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170231889

Sunscreen compositions comprising colour pigments

Disclosed are cosmetic formulation comprising (a) particulates having an absorption in the range of 400 to 800 nm; and (b) uv filters selected from (b1) particulate organic uv-filters; and (b2) soluble organic uv filters.. . ... Basf Se

08/17/17 / #20170231225

Method for treating post-emergent rice

The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one accase-inhibiting aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide selected from the group consisting of quizalofop or an ester thereof, haloxyfop, fluazifop or an ester thereof, clodinafop, clodinafop-propargyl, diclofop, and diclofop-methyl; applying an effective amount (measured in g al/ha) of the at least one aryloxyphenoxypropanoate herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.. ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226703

Composite pavement structures

. . . . . . . . A composite pavement structure comprises a wearing course layer and a base course layer disposed below the wearing course layer. The wearing course layer comprises aggregate, e.g. ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226529

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

The present invention refers to a method for controlling undesired vegetation at a plant cultivation site, the method comprising the steps of providing, at said site, a plant that comprises at least one nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase or a mutated hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase (mut-hppd) which is resistant or tolerant to a hppd-inhibiting herbicide and/or a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type homogentisate solanesyl transferase or a mutated homogentisate solanesyl transferase (mut-hst) which is resistant or tolerant to a hppd-inhibiting herbicide, applying to said site an effective amount of said herbicide. The invention further refers to plants comprising mut-hppd, and methods of obtaining such plants.. ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226450

Container comprising a detergent composition containing glda

Container comprising a single unit dose of a detergent composition containing at least one complexing agent (a) dissolved in an aqueous medium, said complexing agent (a) being a mixture of the l- and d-enantiomers of glutamic acid diacetic acid (glda) or its respective mono-, di-, tri- or tetraalkali metal salts or its mono-, di-, tri- or tetraammonium salts, said mixture containing predominantly the respective l-isomer with an enantiomeric excess (ee) in the range of from 5 to 90%, wherein said container is made from a polymer.. . ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226381

Chemical-mechanical polishing composition comprising organic/inorganic composite particles

Described are a chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising abrasive particles in the form of organic/inorganic composite particles as well as the use of said composite particles as abrasive particles in a cmp composition and processes for the manufacture of a semiconductor device comprising chemical mechanical polishing of a substrate in the presence said cmp composition.. . ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226377

Methods for producing and using aqueous polyurethane/polyacrylate hybrid dispersions and use of said aqueous polyurethane/polyacrylate hybrid dispersions in coating agents

The present invention provides an aqueous polyurethane (pu)-polyacrylate hybrid dispersion obtainable by free radical polymerization of at least one acrylate polymer (a1) in the presence of at least one polyurethane (p1), a process for preparing these aqueous polyurethane-polyacrylate hybrid dispersions, wherein said process comprises a) preparing an aqueous polyurethane dispersion and b) using the polyurethane dispersion thus prepared as raw material for the further synthesis of a polyacrylate dispersion, and the use of the hybrid dispersion thus obtained as binder in filled coating materials, particularly as a binder for flexible roof coatings.. . ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226323

3-phenyl-benzofuran-2-one diphosphite derivatives as stabilizers

The invention relates to a composition comprising an organic material susceptible to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation and a compound of formula i-p, i-o or i-m. Further embodiments are a compound of formula i-p, i-o or i-m, a process for protection of the organic material by the compound, the use of the compound against degradation of the organic material, an additive composition comprising the compound, a process for manufacturing the compound and an intermediate involved therein.. ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226289

Process for preparing polymeric, ionic imidazolium compounds of high molecular weight

A process for preparing polymeric, ionic compounds comprising imidazolium groups (polymeric, ionic imidazolium compounds for short) comprising reacting—an α-dicarbonyl compound,—an aldehyde,—at least one amino compound having at least two primary amino groups (referred to as oligoamine),—if appropriate an amino compound having only one primary amino group (referred to as monoamine) and a—protic acid, wherein the molar ratio of the α-dicarbonyl compound to the oligoamine is greater than 1.. . ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170226288

Improved process for preparing polymeric, ionic imidazolium compounds

A process for preparing polymeric, ionic compounds comprising imidazolium groups (polymeric, ionic imidazolium compounds for short) comprising reacting an a-dicarbonyl compound, an aldehyde, —at least one amino compound having at least two primary amino groups (referred to as oligoamine), if appropriate an amino compound having only one primary amino group (referred to as monoamine) and a protic acid, wherein the protic acid is placed in the reactor and the oligoamine or the aldehyde and o dicarbonyl compound or the oligoamine, the aldehyde and α-dicarbonyl compound are fed to the protic acid.. . ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170225355

Continuous process for forming a unitary mat

A continuous process forms a unitary mat on a line having at least two conveyors spaced from each other. The process includes combining the isocyanate, an isocyanate catalyst, and a plurality of lignocellulosic particles to form a mixture and a self-polymerization product of the isocyanate in-situ in the mixture. ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170224747

Microorganisms inhibiting the formation of axillary malodor

Described are microorganisms which are able to suppress the production of malodorous compounds by axillary bacteria. Also described are compositions comprising such microorganisms as well as the use of such micoorganisms in cosmetic, prophylactic or therapeutic applications.. ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170223968

Antifungal paenibacillus strains, fusaricidin-type compounds, and their use

The present invention relates to novel isolated bacterial strains, which are members of the genus paenibacillus, originally isolated from soil and showing antagonistic activity against a broad range of pathogens and being capable of producing antimicrobial metabolites. It was found that the strains lu16774 and lu17007 belong to a novel subspecies named paenibacillus polymyxa ssp. ... Basf Se

08/10/17 / #20170223957

Method for treating post-emergent rice

The present disclosure provides a method for treating rice. The method comprises the steps of: providing a domestic rice crop plant and at least one accase-inhibiting cyclohexanedione herbicide selected from the group consisting of cycloxydim, sethoxydim, tralkoxydim, and clethodim; applying an effective amount (measured in g ai/ha) of the at least one cyclohexanedione herbicide to the domestic rice crop plant, post-emergence; thereby creating a treated rice plant; and growing the resulting treated rice plant.. ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170222267

Glycerol acetal polyethers and use thereof in lithium cells

. . . . The invention relates to glycerol acetal polyethers of general formula (i) or (ii), wherein r1, r2, r3, r4, r5, and n have the meaning specified in the description. Said glycerol acetal polyethers are suitable as electrolyte solvents in a lithium cell, in particular a lithium-sulfur cell. ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170219709

Detector for optically determining a position of at least one object

A detector (110) and a method for optically determining a position of at least one object (112). The detector (110) comprises at least one optical sensor (114) for determining a position of at least one light beam (134) and at least one evaluation device (164) for generating at least one item of information on a transversal position of the object (112) and at least one item of information on a longitudinal position of the object (112). ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170218304

Transparent textile care agent

The present disclosure relates to textile care agents and to optically clear and transparent fabric softener formulations which also have a viscous consistency, containing a combination of special ester quats with nonionic emulsifiers and cationic thickeners, to the use of said textile care agents and fabric softener formulations. The present disclosure also relates to a method for washing textiles using said textile care agent and fabric softener formulations. ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170218235

Pressure-sensitive adhesives comprising low molecular weight acid-functional acrylic resins and methods of making and using same

Disclosed herein are compositions comprising a first copolymer derived from monomers comprising a (meth)acrylate monomer, an acid monomer, and optionally at least one additional monomer selected from the group consisting of styrene, α-methyl-styrene, vinyl toluene, and mixtures thereof, wherein the first copolymer is derived in the absence of a molecular weight regulator and wherein the first copolymer has a weight average molecular weight of less than 10,000 daltons, and methods of making the same. The compositions and methods disclosed can be used, for instance, in pressure-sensitive adhesive applications.. ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170217884

Process for preparing cyclic alpha-keto alcohols from cyclic alpha-keto enols

The invention relates to a method for preparing a cyclic α-ketoalcohol, particularly a 6-hydroxycyclohexenone from a cyclic α-ketoenol, particularly a 6-hydroxycyclohexadienone, using a reducing agent. This reducing agent is selected from hydrogen gas; a secondary alcohol, formic acid and the salts of formic acid or a mixture of at least two representatives of these compound classes. ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170217874

Method for the distillative purification of eda

The present invention relates to a process for purifying ethylenediamine (eda) by distillation, wherein the process comprises the steps a) and b). In step a), a mixture (g1) comprising water, eda and n-methylethylenediamine (n-meeda) is fed into a distillation apparatus (d1), and the major part of the water comprised in the mixture (g1) is separated off overhead at a pressure of greater than 4.8 bara. ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170217869

Process for preparing an unsaturated carboxylic acid salt

Catalytic process for preparing an α,β-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid salt, comprising reacting an alkene and carbon dioxide in the presence of a carboxylation catalyst and releasing the α,β-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid salt with a base, the carboxylation catalyst being a transition metal complex, which comprises a structurally constrained bidentate p,x ligand, wherein x is selected from the group consisting of p, n, o, and carbene, the p and x atom are separated by 2 to 4 bridging atoms, and wherein the bridging atoms are part of at least one 5- to 7-membered cyclic substructure. A further catalytic processes for preparing α-βethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid derivatives from co2 and an alkene is provided.. ... Basf Se

08/03/17 / #20170216191

Oral care compositions

The application relates to oral care compositions comprising substantive polyesteramides formed from polyols, polycarboxylic acids (or esters, anhydrides or halides thereof) and arginine. The formed polyesteramides are active in biofilm inhibition, biofilm dissolution and retarding or preventing acid production from oral bacteria.. ... Basf Se

07/27/17 / #20170211106

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

07/27/17 / #20170210895

Forming freeze-thaw-stable aqueous dispersions

The invention relates to a method of forming a freeze-thaw-stable aqueous dispersion, a freeze-thaw-stable aqueous dispersion obtainable by the method of the invention, the use of said freeze-thaw-stable aqueous dispersion as a binder, a method of forming a shaped article by using the dispersion of the invention, and also a freeze-thaw-stable formulation.. . ... Basf Se

07/27/17 / #20170210859

High melt strength polypropylene and extrusion process for preserving melt strength

A method of melt blending a polypropylene and the melt blended polypropylene therefrom, comprising providing a base-polypropylene having a mfr of less than 15 g/10 min and a molecular weight distribution (mw/mn) within the range from 5 to 16, and comprising hindered phenol and phosphorous-type antioxidants, and within the range from 5 ppm to 4000 ppm of an alkyl radical scavenger relative to the total weight of the components to form a melt blended polypropylene; melt blending the melt blended polypropylene at a temperature of at least 210° c.; and isolating a melt blended, melt blended polypropylene.. . ... Basf Se

07/27/17 / #20170210712

Process for preparing pyrazoles

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a pyrazole compound of formula v, the process including cyclizing a hydrazone substituted α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compound of formula iv by reacting it with a suitable reagent, e.g. A reducing agent, an organometallic reagent or a nucleophilic reagent. ... Basf Se

07/27/17 / #20170210102

Method for manufacturing a composite element for vacuum insulation elements

The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing a composite element comprising a single- or multi-part core and an envelope which are in a force fit combination with each other, at least comprising providing a single- or multi-part core of an evacuable organic material; at least partly enveloping the core with an envelope to obtain a composite element precursor; and treating the composite element precursor for a period leading to an at least partial softening of the evacuable organic material and of the envelope surface apposing the core. The present invention further relates to composite elements obtained or obtainable by a method of the present invention and also to the method of using a composite element of the present invention as a vacuum insulation panel or as a thermal insulation material.. ... Basf Se

07/27/17 / #20170209897

Heat composite system based on polyurethane rigid foam for building facades

The present invention relates to a process for the production of a composite element. The process includes (i) provision of an outer layer with an uncoated surface and a coated surface coated at least partially with a composition (b) including at least one inorganic material, (ii) treatment of the uncoated surface of the outer layer and (iii) application, to the treated surface of the outer layer, of a composition (z2) suitable for the production of a polyurethane foam and/or polyisocyanurate foam. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170207392

Thienothiophene-isoindigo

. . Disclosed are polymers comprising at least one unit of formula (1), a process for their preparation, intermediates and electronic devices comprising these polymers as semiconducting material.. . ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170205230

Detector for determining a position of at least one object

A detector (110) for determining a position of at least one object (112), the detector (110) comprising: at least one gp transfer device (114) for imaging the object (112) into an image plane (116), the transfer device (114) having a focal plane (118), at least one longitudinal optical sensor (122), wherein the longitudinal optical sensor (122) has at least one sensor region (124), wherein the longitudinal optical sensor (122) is at least partially transparent, wherein the longitudinal optical sensor (122) is designed to generate at least one longitudinal sensor signal in a manner dependent on an illumination of sensor region (124) by at least one light beam propagating from the object to the detector (110), wherein the longitudinal sensor signal, given the same total power of the illumination, is dependent on a beam cross-section of the light beam in the sensor region (124); and at least one evaluation device (129), wherein the evaluation device (129) is designed to generate at least one item of information on a longitudinal position of the object (112) by evaluating the longitudinal sensor signal. Herein the at least one longitudinal optical sensor (122) comprises a focal longitudinal optical sensor (136), wherein the focal longitudinal optical sensor (136) at least substantially is arranged in the focal plane (118).. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170205151

Heat transfer device

The invention relates to a device for heat transfer, comprising a low temperature heat exchanger (3) and a high temperature heat exchanger (5), the heat exchangers (3, 5) being connected to one another by means of a connecting line such that a heat transfer medium flows through the high temperature heat exchanger (5) and through the low temperature heat exchanger (3) in succession, at least one dwell time tank (19) being arranged in the connecting line.. . ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170204525

Membrane-electrode assembly, reactor comprising the membrane-electrode assembly and process for separating off hydrogen

Disclosed herein is a membrane-electrode assembly containing: a gastight, selectively proton-conducting membrane which has a retentate side having an anode and a permeate side having a cathode; a voltage source for generating a potential difference between the anode and the cathode; an anode catalyst having a catalytically active material on the retentate side; and a cathode catalyst having a catalytically active material on the permeate side, in which the cathode catalyst has a smaller amount of catalytically active material than the anode catalyst. The present disclosure also includes a reactor containing the membrane-electrode assembly, and a process for separating off hydrogen using the membrane-electrode assembly.. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170204443

Biotechnological production of lnt, lnnt and the fucosylated derivatives thereof

The present invention relates to primarily genetically modified microorganisms for in vivo synthesis of lacto-n-tetrose (lnt) and lacto-n-neotetrose (lnnt), and their fucosylated derivatives, and to uses of such microorganisms in methods of producing lacto-n-tetrose and lacto-n-neotetrose, and their fucosylated derivatives.. . ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170204305

Binders for flooring adhesives

The present invention relates to a polymer dispersion comprising a) at least one first phase comprising a) at least one chain growth addition polymer p constructed from 1 to 99.9 wt % of at least one ester from ethylenically unsaturated monomers, as monomer a, 0 to 20 wt % of at least one ethylenically unsaturated carbonitrile, as monomer b, 0.1 to 5 wt % of at least one acid-functional ethylenically unsaturated monomer, as monomer c, 0 to 5 wt % of at least one monomer which, alone or with a crosslinking agent, has crosslinking effect and which is different from the monomers a to c, as monomer d, 0 to 20 wt % of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer which forms a chain growth addition homopolymer having a glass transition temperature 50° c. And which is different from the monomers a to d, as monomer e, the sum of the total amount of the monomers a to e making 100 wt %, a1) optionally at least one polymer seed, b) 10 to 60 parts by weight, based on 100 parts by weight of polymer p, of at least one saccharide compound s, and b) a second phase comprising c) at least one solvent. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170204243

Process for producing porous materials

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a porous material, at least comprising the steps of providing a mixture (i) comprising a composition (a) comprising components suitable to form an organic gel and a solvent (b), reacting the components in the composition (a) in the presence of the solvent (b) to form a gel, and drying of the gel obtained in step b), wherein the composition (a) comprises at least one monool (am). 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, in particular in interior or exterior thermal insulation systems.. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170204242

Process for producing porous materials

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a porous material, at least providing a mixture (i) comprising a composition (a) comprising components suitable to form an organic gel and a solvent(b), reacting the components in the composition (a) in the presence of the solvent (b) to form a gel, and drying of the gel obtained in step b), wherein the composition (a) comprises a catalyst (c) selected from the group consisting of alkali metal and earth alkali metal salts of a saturated or unsaturated monocarboxylic acid with 4 to 8 carbon atoms. 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, in particular in interior or exterior thermal insulation systems.. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170204212

Inverse dispersion comprising a cationic polymer, a stabilizing agent and a trifunctional and/or polyfunctional crosslinker

The present invention relates to an inverse dispersion including at least one cationic polymer and at least one stabilizing agent as well as at least a tri- and/or polyfunctional crosslinker wherein the stabilizing agent has one or more hydrophobic chains with more than 30 carbon atoms. The polymer is obtainable by polymerizing at least one cationic monomer and optionally at least one nonionic monomer. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170204209

Reactive monomers as comonomers for the production of polymers

The present invention relates to the use of reactive monomers as plasticizers in copolymers. The invention further relates to copolymers obtainable by using the reactive monomers. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170203798

Composite thermoplastic structure and composite compression limiter for same

A composite compression limiter (44) includes a cylindrical body (46) extending axially with an aperture (48) extending axially therethrough to receive a fastener (18), the body (46) being made of a continuous fiber polymeric tape reinforced by a plurality of fibers ranging from approximately 20% to approximately 65% by weight.. . ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170203235

Mesh comprising a surface of hydrated aluminum oxides and their use for oil-water separation

Pa meshes for oil-water separation comprising a surface comprising hydrated aluminium oxides, in particular γ-alooh thereby providing hydrophilic properties to the surface of the mesh. Process for manufacturing such meshes by coating an uncoated mesh with aluminum or aluminum oxide and converting such coating to hydrated aluminum oxide. ... Basf Se

07/20/17 / #20170202222

Pesticidal compositions

The present invention relates to pesticidal compositions comprising as component i a compound selected from the compounds i-1 to i-31 and as component ii a compound selected from compounds ii-1 to ii-12.. . ... Basf Se

07/13/17 / #20170198180

Pressure sensitive adhesives

The present invention relates to a formulation comprising: i) an aqueous polymer dispersion comprising: a) at least one homo- or copolymer p containing in the form of polymerized units at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer; b) at least 6% by weight, based on the total of the ethylenically unsaturated monomer, of at least one saccharide-compound s; wherein in a) the at least one homo- or copolymer p is obtained by polymerization of the at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer in the presence of at least a part of the at least one saccharide-compound s from b); ii) at least one tackifier.. . ... Basf Se

07/13/17 / #20170198169

Method for bonding substrates to cold and damp surfaces

A description is given of a method, and of pressure-sensitive adhesive compositions suitable therefor, for bonding a substrate to cold and damp surfaces, the surface temperature being lower than the dewpoint temperature of the air in contact with the surface, and the pressure-sensitive adhesive composition comprising a pressure-sensitive adhesive polymer formed from defined amounts of 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, monomers selected from c1 to c2 alkyl (meth)acrylates, styrene, acid monomers, and optionally further monomers, in the presence of chain transfer agents.. . ... Basf Se

07/13/17 / #20170198086

Compact elastomer molded parts on the basis of polyurethane

In a process for the production of pore-free polyurethane elastomer moldings with shore d hardness of at least 60 in accordance with din 53505, (a) polyesterdiol with oh number from 20 to 100 mg koh/g and (b) a chain extender composed of diol with molar mass below 300 g/mol, is mixed with (c) isocyanate prepolymers obtainable via reaction of diisocyanate with polyesterols with functionality from 1.95 to 2.2 and with oh number from 20 to 200 mg koh/g to form a reaction mixture. The reaction mixture is charged to a mold and hardened to form the polyurethane elastomer. ... Basf Se

07/13/17 / #20170197830

Preparation of 2,6- and 2,7-disubstituted anthraquinone derivatives

The present invention relates to novel anthraquinone derivatives, 2,6-diisohexylanthracene-9,10-dione and 2,7-diisohexyl-anthracene-9,10-dione, preferably to be used for the preparation of hydrogen peroxide, and to a process for the preparation of these anthraquinone derivatives.. . ... Basf Se

07/06/17 / #20170190988

Process for separation of water from pyrolysis gasoline

A process for separating water from pyrolysis gasoline obtained from a steam cracking step uses a coalescer for the water separation. And a device comprises a coalescer for water separation from pyrolysis gasoline.. ... Basf Se

07/06/17 / #20170190080

Composite material composed of outer layer and polyurethane foam layer

In a process for producing a composite element having at least a covering layer and polyurethane foam, the covering layer is inserted into a mold and a polyurethane reaction mixture is introduced onto the covering layer. The polyurethane reaction mixture is reacted to form a polyurethane foam, wherein the polyurethane reaction mixture is obtained by mixing a) polyisocyanate with b) compounds having isocyanate-reactive oh groups, c) blowing agents including water, d) thickeners and e) catalysts. ... Basf Se

07/06/17 / #20170189832

Coated mesh and its use for oil-water separation

Process for manufacturing a coated mesh for oil-water separation by coating a mesh with a curable coating composition and crosslinking the coating thereby providing hydrophilic properties to the surface of the mesh, a coated mesh available by said process and the use of such coated mesh for oil-water separation.. . ... Basf Se

07/06/17 / #20170188584

Mixtures comprising a bacillus strain and a pesticide

The present invention relates to pesticidal mixtures comprising as active components the bacillus strains ap-136, ap-188, app-218, ap-219, ap-295, ap-209 and/or ap-217 as defined herein and a pesticide ii as defined herein and respective agricultural uses thereof.. . ... Basf Se

06/29/17 / #20170183590

Corrosion inhibitors for fuels and lubricants

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to novel uses of corrosion inhibitors in fuels and lubricants.. . ... Basf Se

06/29/17 / #20170183280

Process for producing 2,6-dimethyl-5-hepten-1-al

The present invention relates to a process for producing 2,6-dimethyl-5-hepten-1-al, which comprises reacting 3,7-dimethyl-1,6-octadiene (dihydromyrcene, beta-citronellene) with n2o in a solvent or solvent mixture containing at least one solvent having a proton-donating functional group.. . ... Basf Se

06/22/17 / #20170179527

Overcharge protection electrolyte additive for lithium ion batteries

The present invention relates to an electrolyte composition for lithium ion batteries which improves overcharge protection. In particular the present invention relates to an electrolyte composition comprising (a) a compound of general formula (i) and (b) at least two compounds of general formula (ii) which are different from each other formula (ii) with the definitions given in the description.. ... Basf Se

06/22/17 / #20170175267

Process for the generation of thin inorganic films

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

06/22/17 / #20170174849

Production of shaped articles

Disclosed are electrically conducting shaped articles and also a process for producing same from granular and/or fibrous substrates.. . ... Basf Se

06/22/17 / #20170174676

Chlorinated napthalenetetracarboxylic acid derivatives, preparation thereof and use thereof in organic electronics

The present invention relates to chlorinated naphthalenetetracarboxylic acid derivatives, preparation thereof and use thereof as charge transport materials, exciton transport materials or emitter materials.. . ... Basf Se

06/22/17 / #20170174603

Process for making 2,5-dihalogenated phenol

The present invention relates to a process for reacting chemical compounds comprising the step of reacting a compound of formula (iv) wherein hal is independently selected from ci or br, and x″ is a monovalent anion, in the presence of an inorganic acid, wherein the aqueous inorganic acid has a concentration of at least about 60%, at a temperature of about 140° c. To cabout 250° c., to obtain a compound of formula (v) wherein hal is as defined above.. ... Basf Se

06/22/17 / #20170173854

Thermoplastic shape memory material

The present invention relates to a process for producing a shaped body (sb) comprising the preparation of a thermoplastic polyurethane, the production of a shaped body (sb*) from the thermoplastic polyurethane, the heating of the shaped body (sb*) to a temperature below the temperature of permanent deformability of the shaped body (sb*) and above the switching temperature of the thermoplastic polyurethane, the expanding of the heated shaped body (sb*) to obtain a shaped body (sb), and the cooling of the shaped body (sb) to a temperature below the switching temperature of the thermoplastic polyurethane, and to the shaped bodies obtained or obtainable by such a process. The present invention further relates to the use of a thermoplastic polyurethane for production of a shaped body having shape memory effect within a temperature range from 20° c. ... Basf Se

06/22/17 / #20170173492

Column for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures

The present invention relates to a column (1) for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures, having a cylindrical, vertically aligned column body (2) which forms a column cavity (3), having a sequence of vertically spaced-apart dual-flow mass transfer trays (8) which are mounted in the column cavity (3) and which have orifices for passage of liquid and gas in countercurrent, and having at least one gas entry orifice (5) disposed below the lowermost of the sequence of dual-flow mass transfer trays (8). It is a characteristic feature of the column of the invention that a gas distribution tray (9) which is disposed between the lowermost of the sequence of dual-flow mass transfer trays (8) and the gas entry orifice (5) has orifices (32) for vertical passage of gas which can be introduced into the column cavity (3) via the gas entry orifice (5), the orifices (32) being formed so as to bring about equal gas distribution over the column cross section. ... Basf Se

06/22/17 / #20170173491

Chimney tray for a column for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures

The present invention relates to a chimney tray (3) for a column (1) for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures, comprising a collecting tray (4) and at least two chimneys (5-1, 5-2) spaced apart horizontally in the collecting tray (4), where each chimney (5-1, 5-2) forms a vertically aligned chimney body (6-1, 6-2) which forms a passage orifice (7-1, 7-2) through the collecting tray (4), and has a cover unit (8-1, 8-2) arranged spaced apart from the chimney body (6-1, 6-2), and where the cover unit (8-1, 8-2) covers the respective passage orifices (7-1, 7-2) in the vertical direction. The chimney tray (3) of the invention is characterized by a screen (9) which extends around the chimney body (6-1) of a first chimney (5-1), with the lower annular edge (14) of the screen (9) below the upper edge (13) of the chimney body (6-1) of the first chimney (5-1) and the upper annular edge (11) of the screen (9) above the lower outer edge (12) of the cover unit (8-1) of the first chimney (5-1) or adjoining the lower outer edge (12) of the cover unit (8-1) of the first chimney (5-1).. ... Basf Se

06/15/17 / #20170166937

Modified microorganism for improved production of fine chemicals on sucrose

. . 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 frua-gene. The present invention also relates to a method for producing an organic compound and to the use of modified microorganisms.. ... Basf Se

06/15/17 / #20170166778

Chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising a poly(aminoacid)

A chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising (a) colloidal or fumed inorganic particles or a mixture thereof, (b) a poly (amino acid) and or a salt thereof, and (m) an aqueous medium.. . ... Basf Se

06/15/17 / #20170166760

Composition comprising silver nanowires and fibers of crystalline cellulose for the preparation of electroconductive transparent layers

Described is a composition suitable for the preparation of an electroconductive transparent layer, said composition comprising silver nanowires and fibers of crystalline cellulose.. . ... Basf Se

06/15/17 / #20170166741

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

The invention relates to a finely divided, starch-containing aqueous 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 the ethylenically unsaturated monomers comprise (a) from 30 to 65% by weight of acrylonitrile and/or methacrylonitrile, (b) from 35 to 60% by weight of at least one c1-c12-alkyl acrylate and/or at least one c1-c12-alkyl methacrylate, (c) from 0 to 35% by weight of at least one other ethylenically unsaturated copolymerisable monomer, in which the sum of (a), (b) and (c) totals 100%, and in which the aqueous polymer dispersion comprises, (d) from 10 to 55% by weight of an ionic tapioca starch, in which the weight of (d) is based on the total solids of components (a), (b), (c) and (d) of the aqueous polymer dispersion. The invention also relates to a process for the manufacture of the finely divided, starch containing aqueous polymer dispersions and also to the use of said finely divided starch containing aqueous polymer dispersions as a size for paper, board and cardboard.. ... Basf Se

06/15/17 / #20170166706

Resin-support emulsion polymerization of hydrophobic monomers

A composition includes a surfactant-free aqueous emulsion of a support resin and a polymer of a hydrophobic monomer.. . ... Basf Se

06/15/17 / #20170166678

Method of preparing a polycarbodiimide polymer and polycarbodiimide polymer prepared thereby

A method of producing a polycarbodiimide polymer comprises heating a precursor compound at a desired temperature. The method further comprises combining the precursor compound, a diisocyanate compound, and a carbodiimidization catalyst to form a reaction mixture. ... Basf Se

06/15/17 / #20170165625

Gas distribution nozzle

The invention relates to a gas distributor nozzle (25) comprising a gas feed (1) directed vertically upwards and a float (13) with which an outlet orifice out of the gas feed (1) may be closed if no gas is flowing, wherein the float (13) has a center of gravity which is below a point of force application of the gas flow. The invention further comprises a reactor with a solid bed and at least one gas distributor nozzle (25).. ... Basf Se

06/08/17 / #20170159153

Leaching aids and methods of using leaching aids

. . . . . . Leaching aids, for example, when present in a leaching solution, and methods of using the leaching aids. The leaching aids can include one or a combination of compounds. ... Basf Se

06/08/17 / #20170158913

Chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition

A chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition (q) comprising (a) colloidal or fumed inorganic particles (a) or a mixture thereof in a total amount of from 0.0001 to 2.5 wt.-% based on the total weight of the respective cmp composition (b) at least one amino acid in a total amount of from 0.2 to 1 wt.-% based on the total weight of the respective cmp composition (c) at least one corrosion inhibitor in a total amount of from 0.001 to 0.02 wt.-% based on the total weight of the respective cmp composition (d) hydrogen peroxide as oxidizing agent in a total amount of from 0.0001 to 2 wt.-% based on the total amount of the respective cmp composition (e) aqueous medium wherein the cmp composition (q) has a ph in the range of from 6 to 9.5.. . ... Basf Se

06/08/17 / #20170158875

Polyurethane elastomeric composition and method of preparing the same

A polyurethane elastomeric composition includes the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component. The isocyanate-reactive component includes a polydiene polyol present in the isocyanate-reactive component in an amount of greater than 0 and less than about 95 parts by weight based on 100 parts by weight of the isocyanate-reactive component. ... Basf Se

06/08/17 / #20170158813

Reaction products and use of same in defoamer compositions and methods for defoaming

Reaction products of an optionally alkoxylated alcohol, a polyalkylene alcohol and a linker can be used in various applications such as defoamers. Methods of making the reaction products and defoamer compositions including the reaction products, and methods of using the reaction products to reduce or prevent foam in a composition are also disclosed. ... Basf Se

06/08/17 / #20170158796

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 c6- 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

06/08/17 / #20170158561

Composition based on calcium silicate hydrate

The invention relates to a composition comprising 5-50 wt % of calcium silicate hydrate, 10-60 wt % of at least one water-soluble, acid group-containing polymer comprising polyether groups, and 5-40 wt % of at least one polyalkylene glycol ether. Further disclosed is a process for preparing this composition, and cementitious mixtures comprising the composition. ... Basf Se

06/08/17 / #20170157012

A use of isosorbide monooleate

The present invention relates to the use of a cosmetic composition comprising isosorbide monooleate for depositing isosorbide monooleate on human skin or hair. Furthermore it relates to a process for depositing isosorbide monooleate on human skin or hair, wherein this process comprises contacting human skin or hair with a cosmetic composition comprising isosorbide monooleate and rinsing off the cosmetic composition comprising isosorbide monooleate with water, so that, after rinsing off the cosmetic composition, isosorbide monooleate is left deposited on the human skin or hair.. ... Basf Se

06/01/17 / #20170155148

Enhanced packing of energy storage particles

. . . . The present application is generally directed to energy storage materials such as activated carbon comprising enhanced particle packing properties and devices containing the same. The energy storage materials find utility in any number of devices, for example, in electric double layer capacitance devices and batteries. ... Basf Se

06/01/17 / #20170152340

Preparation of polymeric resins and carbon materials

The present application is directed to methods for preparation of carbon materials. The carbon materials comprise enhanced electrochemical properties and find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, as electrode material in ultracapacitors or batteries.. ... Basf Se

06/01/17 / #20170151133

Easily formulated zinc oxide powder

The present disclosure relates to zinc oxide particles having a mean particle size (volume) distribution of about 400 nm to about 650 nm, where the zinc oxide particles are formed by gas phase plasma deposition without milling and remain discrete particles after formation. The present disclosure further relates to the use of the zinc oxide particles in a dispersion. ... Basf Se

05/18/17 / #20170141442

Additives for electrochemical cells

. . . . Articles and methods including additives in electrochemical cells, are generally provided. As described herein, such electrochemical cells may comprise an anode, a cathode, an electrolyte, and optionally a separator. ... Basf Se

05/18/17 / #20170141385

Layer composite and electrode having a smooth surface, and associated methods

Layer composites, electrodes comprising or consisting of said layer composites, electrochemical cells comprising said electrodes, and methods for forming said layer composites are generally described.. . ... Basf Se

05/18/17 / #20170140786

Data readout device for reading out data from a data carrier

A data readout device (114) for reading out data from at least one data carrier (112) having data modules (116) located at least two different depths within the at least one data carrier (112) is disclosed. The data readout device (114) comprises: —at least one illumination source (122) for directing at least one light beam (124) onto the data carrier (112); -at least one detector (130) adapted for detecting at least one modified light beam modified by at least one of the data modules (116), the detector (130) having at least one optical sensor (132), wherein the optical sensor (132)has at least one sensor region (134), wherein the optical sensor (132)is designed to generate at least one sensor signal in a manner dependent on an illumination of the sensor region (134)by the modified light beam, wherein the sensor signal, given the same total power of the illumination,is dependent on a beam cross-section of the modified light beam in the sensor region (134); and -at least one evaluation device (136) adapted for evaluating the at least one sensor signal and for deriving data stored in the at least one data carrier (112) from the sensor signal. ... Basf Se

05/18/17 / #20170137613

Polyolefin compositions for building materials

A polyolefin composition includes a polyolefin substrate having incorporated therein a nucleating agent and a filler, wherein the composition exhibits an impact strength of >35 in-lb measured according to astm d4226, and a coefficient of linear thermal expansion of <4.5×10e-05 in/in/ft measured according to astm d696. The polyolefin composition may further include one or more of an ultraviolet light absorber, a hindered amine light stabilizer, an antioxidant, a colorant, a flame retardant, and an antimicrobial compound. ... Basf Se

05/18/17 / #20170137452

Alkylglycoside sulfomethylsuccinate surfactants

The present invention relates to an alkyl glycoside sulfomethylsuccinate having the formula r1—o—sn—r2 wherein r1 is an alkyl radical having 6 to 30 carbon atoms, s is a monosaccharide moiety, and r2 is a sulfomethylsuccinate moiety. Furthermore the present invention relates to a process for making this alkyl glycoside sulfomethylsuccinate and to an alkyl glycoside itaconate which is a useful intermediate for use in this process. ... Basf Se

05/18/17 / #20170136711

Polyurethane compound for producing an integrated insulation component

The present invention relates to a process for producing an insulation component in which an insulating foam material is placed in a mold and in which (a) isocyanates, (b) polymeric compound having hydrogen atoms reactive towards isocyanate, (c) chain extenders and/or crosslinkers, and (d) catalysts are mixed to give a reaction mixture and the reaction mixture is injected into the mold and cured to form a seamless outer material enclosing the insulating foam wherein the average functionality of the polyols (b) and the chain extenders and/or crosslinkers (c) and the isocyanates (a) is greater than 2.2. The invention further relates to an insulation component obtainable by such a process and a door or wall component for cold storage that is made from that insulation component.. ... Basf Se

05/18/17 / #20170135931

A composition comprising isosorbide monooleate

The present invention relates to a composition comprising isosorbide monooleate, a first surfactant selected from the group consisting of an alkyl glycoside having a weight average of the number of c-atoms in the alkyl chain of more than 11, cocoamidopropyl betaine and mixtures thereof, a second surfactant which is an alkyl glycoside having a weight average of the number of c-atoms in the alkyl chain of less than 11 and water. Furthermore it relates to a process for making this composition and to a cosmetic formulation, comprising this composition.. ... Basf Se

05/11/17 / #20170133606

Novel heterocyclic fluorescent dyes and method of production thereof

. . . . . . The invention relates to novel compounds of formula (iii) that can be used as heterocyclic dyes of unique structure and properties. These compounds can be obtained in a three-step synthesis from simple substrates. ... Basf Se

05/11/17 / #20170131447

Color filter for low temperature applications

A color filter comprising a cured layer of a photosensitive resist composition comprising a highly reactive polyacrylate monomer and a process for the preparation thereof are provided. The color filter is especially useful for low temperature applications such as electrophoretic displays, polymer dispersed liquid crystal displays, oled devices and the like.. ... Basf Se

05/11/17 / #20170130153

Polycarboxylic acid-based additives for fuels and lubricants

The present invention relates to the use of an olefin-carboxylic acid copolymer, wherein the copolymer comprises at least one free carboxylic acid side group, or of a nitrogen compound quaternized with epoxide in the presence of an olefin-carboxylic acid copolymer, wherein the copolymer comprises at least one free carboxylic acid side group, as a fuel additive or lubricant additive; to processes for preparing additives of this kind, and to fuels and lubricants additized therewith; 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

05/11/17 / #20170130045

Polyvinylidene fluoride solutions in n-formyl- or n-acetylmorpholine

Solutions of polyvinylidene fluoride (pvdf) or copolymers of 1,1-difluoroethylene in a solvent which comprises n-formylmorpholine (nfm), n-acetylmorpholine (nam) or mixtures thereof and additionally a cosolvent selected from alkylene carbonate, mono-, di- or polyalkylene glycol dialkyl ethers or mixtures thereof.. . ... Basf Se

05/11/17 / #20170129812

Inorganic binder composition comprising a copolymer

The present invention relates to a composition comprising (α) at least one inorganic binder and (β) at least one water-soluble copolymer based on (a) 0.1 to 20 wt % of at least one monomer of the formula (i) and (b) 25 to 99.9 wt % of at least one hydrophilic monomer (b) which is different from monomer (a), where the at least one copolymer has a molar mass average m of 1 500 000 to 30 000 000 g/mol. Furthermore, a process for producing this composition is disclosed. ... Basf Se

05/11/17 / #20170128916

Oxidic composition

An oxidic composition comprising vanadium, tungsten, phosphorus, oxygen and optionally tin, where the molar ratio of phosphorus to the sum total of vanadium, tungsten and any tin in the oxidic composition is in the range from 1.4:1 to 2.4:1.. . ... Basf Se

05/11/17 / #20170128348

Use of highly-branched polyesters in cosmetic and dermatological formulations

The present invention relates to compositions which comprise highly branched polyesters, to the use of these highly branched polyesters in cosmetics and dermatology and to substituted highly branched polyesters.. . ... Basf Se

05/11/17 / #20170127677

Formulation of clomazone having reduced volatility

Herbicidal compositions with clomazone are provided in which clomazone has reduced volatility.. . ... Basf Se

05/04/17 / #20170123593

Detector for determining a position of at least one object

. . . . A detector (110) for determining a position of at least one object (112) with regard to at least one optical sensor (120) is proposed, wherein the optical sensor (120) has an image plane (122). The detector (110) comprises: at least one illumination source (134), wherein the illumination source (134) emits at least one light beam (136), wherein the light beam (136) comprises a component which is parallel to the image plane (122) of the optical sensor (120); the optical sensor (120), wherein the optical sensor (120) has a sensor region (126) in the image plane (122), wherein the optical sensor (120) is adapted to determine a transversal component of the position of the object (112) in an event where the object (112) approaches the optical sensor (120) in a manner that light is scattered from the component of the light beam (136) conducted parallel to the image plane (122) of the optical sensor (120), the transversal component of the position being a position in the image plane (122) of the optical sensor (120), the optical sensor (120) being adapted to generate at least one transversal sensor signal from the light scattered from the component of the light beam (136) conducted parallel to the image plane (122) of the optical sensor (120) in the sensor region (126), wherein the optical sensor (120) is further designed to generate at least one longitudinal sensor signal in a manner dependent on an illumination of the sensor region (126) by light which is scattered from the component of the light beam (136) conducted parallel to the image plane (122) of the optical sensor (120), wherein the longitudinal sensor signal is dependent on a variation of an intensity of the light is scattered from the component of the light beam (136) conducted parallel to the image plane (122) of the optical sensor (120) in the sensor region (126); and an evaluation device (132), wherein the evaluation device (132) is designed to generate at least one item of information on a transversal component of a position of the object (112) by evaluating the transversal sensor signal and wherein the evaluation device (132) is further designed to generate at least one item of information on a longitudinal component of a position of the object (112) by evaluating the longitudinal sensor signal.. ... Basf Se

05/04/17 / #20170121537

Polymer dispersions containing acylmorpholines

The present invention relates to n-acylmorpholines as solvents for use in processes for preparing polymer dispersions.. . ... Basf Se

05/04/17 / #20170121534

Use of gamma iron(iii) oxide (gamma-fe2o3) containing particles for the prevention of biofouling and/or growth of microorganisms

The present invention relates to the use of gamma iron(iii) oxide (γ-fe2o3) containing particles for the prevention of biofouling and/or growth of microorganisms. Furthermore, it relates to a method for preventing biofouling of a substrate and to a method of imparting biocidal properties to the surface of a substrate.. ... Basf Se

05/04/17 / #20170121241

Catalyst for dehydrogenating hydrocarbons

The present invention relates to a catalyst based on iron oxide for the dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons and also a process for producing it. The catalyst comprises at least one iron compound, at least one potassium compound and at least one cerium compound, wherein the at least one iron compound and the at least one potassium compound are at least partly present in the form of one or more k/fe mixed oxide phases of the general formula kxfeyoz, where x is from 1 to 17; y is from 1 to 22 and z is from 2 to 34, where the catalyst comprises at least 20% by weight, based on the total catalyst, of the k/fe mixed oxide phases and comprises crystalline cerium dioxide having a crystallite size in the range from 10 nm to 30 nm.. ... Basf Se

05/04/17 / #20170121240

Process for preparing cyclohexane from benzene and methylcyclopentane with upstream benzene hydrogenation

The present invention relates to a process for preparing cyclohexane from methylcyclopentane (mcp) and benzene. In the context of the present invention, mcp and benzene are constituents of a hydrocarbon mixture (hm1) additionally comprising dimethylpentanes (dmp), possibly cyclohexane and possibly at least one compound (low boiler) selected from acyclic c5-c6-alkanes and cyclopentane. ... Basf Se

04/27/17 / #20170117479

N-fluoroalkyl-substituted dibromonaphthalene diimides and their use as semiconductor

. . . . The present invention relates to compounds of the formula (i) where r1 and r2 independently of each other, are selected from 1h,1h—c2-c10-perfluoroalkyl and 1h,1h,2h,2h—c3-c10-perfluoroalkyl, except for the compound of formula (i), where r1 and r2 are both 1h,1h-perfluorobutyl, and to their use, especially as an n-type semiconductor.. . ... Basf Se

04/27/17 / #20170114358

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

The present invention refers to a method for controlling undesired vegetation at a plant cultivation site, the method comprising the steps of providing, at said site, a plant that comprises at least one nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase or a mutated hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase (mut-hppd) which is resistant or tolerant to a hppd-inhibiting herbicide and/or a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type homogentisate solanesyl transferase or a mutated homogentisate solanesyl transferase (mut-hst) which is resistant or tolerant to a hppd-inhibiting herbicide, applying to said site an effective amount of said herbicide. The invention further refers to plants comprising mut-hppd, and methods of obtaining such plants.. ... Basf Se

04/27/17 / #20170114216

Process for improving the flexural toughness of moldings

Poly-1,3-dioxepane, poly-1,3-dioxolane, polytetrahydrofurane or mixtures thereof are used in molding materials comprising polyoxymethylene or a copolymer containing a majority of oxymethylene units, for improving the flexural toughness of moldings formed from the molding materials.. . ... Basf Se

04/27/17 / #20170114154

Carboxylate ester of polysaccharide

The invention relates to a carboxylate ester of polysaccharide characterised in that it possesses ester bonds with trimellitic anhydride and is soluble in water. The polysaccharide is esterified with trimellitic anhydride and the degree of substitution of the polysaccharide lies in the range of from 0.5 to 3. ... Basf Se

04/27/17 / #20170112130

Herbicidal compositions comprising isoxazolo[5,4-b]pyridines

The present invention relates to herbicidal compositions comprising an isoxazolo[5,4-b]pyridine and at least one further compound selected from herbicidally active compounds and, if desired, safeners. The present invention also relates to the use of such a composition for controlling unwanted vegetation and to a method for controlling unwanted vegetation, which comprises allowing a composition to act on plants, their seeds and/or their habitat.. ... Basf Se

04/20/17 / #20170110759

Solid electrolyte

. . . . A solid phase electrolyte composition containing at least one conducting salt and at least one random copolymer, wherein the random copolymer comprises 5 to 95 wt.-% polymerized units of monomers (a) and 95 to 5 wt.-% polymerized units of monomers (b), based on the total weight of the copolymer, wherein (a) is at least one functionalized polyether containing at least one polymerizable c—c double bond per molecule in average, and (b) is at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer (b1) or a mixture of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer (b1) and at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer (b2) wherein (b1) is selected from the group consisting of styrene, alpha-methyl styrene, maleic anhydride, n-phenylmaleimide, c1-c4 alkyl methacrylates, c1-c22 alkyl acrylates, acrylic acid, salts of acrylic acid, c1-c4 alkylacrylic acids, salts of c1-c4 alkylacrylic acids, acrylic amides, and vinyl alcohol derivates, and (b2) is selected from the group consisting of acrylonitrile and methacrylonitrile.. . ... Basf Se

04/20/17 / #20170107352

Sterically hindered amine light stabilizers with a mixed functionalization

Disclosed herein is a compound of the formula (i), wherein one or two radicals of the radicals r1 are independently of one another c1-c20alkyloxy or c3-c12cycloalkyloxy and the remaining radicals r1 are independently of one another hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl or c3-c12cycloalkyl; the radicals r0 and r2 are independently of one another hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl, c3-c12cycloalkyl or a group of the formula (ii-a) with r3 being hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl, c3-c13cycloalkyl, c1-c20alkyloxy or c3-c12cycloalkyloxy; y is c2-c12alkylene; m is 0 or 1; n is 1, 2 or 3; when n is 1, x is hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl, c3-c12cycloalkyl or a group of the formula (ii-a); when n is 2, x is c2-c12alkylene; when n is 3, x is a group n(z—)3 with z being c2-c12alkyl.. . ... Basf Se

04/20/17 / #20170107166

Process for preparing an unsaturated carboxylic acid salt using an aryloxide

Catalytic process for preparing an α,β-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid salt, wherein an alkene and carbon dioxide are reacted in the presence of a carboxylation catalyst and in the presence of a specific aryloxide to obtain the α,β-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid salt, the carboxylation catalyst being a transition metal complex. The process allows for efficient preparation of α,β-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid derivatives from co2 and an alkene.. ... Basf Se

04/20/17 / #20170107153

Cement and calcium sulfate based binder composition

The invention concerns a composition containing a) 2 to 80 weight % of ordinary portland cement with respect to the total weight of the composition b) 2 to 80 weight % of a calcium sulfate based binder with respect to the total weight of the composition, with the proviso that the weight ratio of a) ordinary portland cement to b) calcium sulfate based binder is from 95/5 to 5/95 and c) at least one retarder for calcium sulfate based binders, the retarder being a chemical structure, which comprises from 3 to 70 amino acids. Also concerned is the use of the compositions for self-levelling underlayments, tile adhesives, non-shrink grouts, floor screeds and repair mortars.. ... Basf Se

04/20/17 / #20170105910

Uv filter capsule

The present invention relates to uv filter capsules, to the use thereof for the preparation of cosmetic or dermatological formulations or dispersions, and to cosmetic or dermatological formulations which comprise the capsules, and to a process for the production thereof.. . ... Basf Se

04/20/17 / #20170105409

Agrochemical suspoemulsion comprising polymer particles made of methyl (meth)acrylate and c2-c12 alkyl (meth)acrylate

The present invention relates to an aqueous suspoemulsion comprising a first pesticide, which is dissolved in a water-immiscible solvent, a second pesticide, which is suspended in continuous aqueous phase, and a polymer in form of polymer particles, where the polymer comprises methyl (meth)acrylate and c2-c12 alkyl (meth)acrylate in polymerized form. Furthermore, the invention relates to a process for the preparation of said suspoemulsion by contacting water, the first pesticide, the second pesticide, the water-immiscible solvent and the polymer particles. ... Basf Se

04/13/17 / #20170101576

Method for recovering petroleum

. . . . . . A process for producing mineral oil from underground mineral oil deposits, in which an aqueous formulation comprising at least one water-soluble, hydrophobically associating copolymer is injected through at least one injection well into a mineral oil deposit having a deposit temperature of 20° c. To 120° c. ... Basf Se

04/06/17 / #20170096615

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

. . . . A lubricant composition includes a base oil, an alkoxylated amide, an ester, and an anti-wear agent including phosphorus. The alkoxylated amide and ester have general formulas (i) and (ii), respectively. ... Basf Se

04/06/17 / #20170096546

Preparation having a low phenol content on the basis of thermoplastic polyurethane

The invention relates to a preparation comprising a) thermoplastic polyurethane produced at least from the following starting materials: (a) isocyanate, (b) a substance which is reactive toward isocyanate and which preferably comprises (c) chain extender and/or (d) catalyst and, as other starting materials, (e) additional and/or auxiliary substances, which are either added to the thermoplastic polyurethane during the production process and thus are comprised in the thermoplastic polyurethane, where at least one of the starting materials comprises a phenoxy group or a derivative of the phenoxy group, and the phenol content of the preparation or the sum of the phenol contents of the thermoplastic polyurethane comprised in the preparation and of all of the other starting materials is less than 100 ppm by weight, and also to corresponding production processes and uses.. . ... Basf Se

04/06/17 / #20170096544

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

03/30/17 / #20170087930

Thermoplastic wheel hub

. . A thermoplastic wheel hub (10) includes a center hub (26) for attachment to a wheel bearing (20) of a vehicle. The center hub (26) has a central shaft aperture (28) extending axially therethough and a plurality of lug apertures (30) spaced radially from and circumferentially about the central shaft aperture (28). ... Basf Se

03/30/17 / #20170087070

Preservation mixtures, and polymer solutions stabilized therewith

The present invention describes specific biocidally effective preservative mixtures and aqueous polymer solutions stabilized with these preservative mixtures and their use in cosmetic preparations, such as skin care and hair care compositions, and hairstyling products and in products for the home care sector.. . ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170082426

Detector for optically detecting at least one object

. . . . . . A detector (110) for optically detecting at least one object (112) is proposed. The detector (110) comprises at least one optical sensor (114). ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170081787

Method for producing carbon fibers from cellulose fibers

A method of producing carbon fibers from cellulose fibers comprises bringing cellulose fibers having a water content of more than 20 parts by weight of water per 100 parts by weight of cellulose fiber into contact with a solution of additives and thereafter converting the additized cellulose fibers comprising not less than 1 part by weight of additives per 100 parts by weight of cellulose into carbon fibers.. . ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170081502

Preparations having thermoplastic polyurethane and a low base number

The invention relates to a preparation comprising thermoplastic polyurethane produced at least from the following starting materials: (a) isocyanate, (b) a substance which is reactive toward isocyanate and which preferably comprises (c) chain extender and/or (d) catalyst and, as other starting materials, (e) additional and/or auxiliary substances, which are either added to the thermoplastic polyurethane during the production process and thus are comprised in the thermoplastic polyurethane and/or are comprised in the preparation in addition to the thermoplastic polyurethane, where at least one of the starting materials comprises a phenoxy group or a derivative of the phenoxy group, where the base number of the preparation or of the mixture of the thermoplastic polyurethane comprised in the preparation and of all of the other starting materials present is smaller than 2, and to corresponding production methods and uses.. . ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170081494

Process for producing porous alginate-based aerogels

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a porous material, at least comprising the steps of providing a mixture (i) comprising a water soluble polysaccharide, at least one compound suitable to react as cross-linker for the polysaccharide or to release a cross-linker for the polysaccharide, and water, and preparing a gel (a) comprising exposing mixture (i) to carbon dioxide at a pressure in the range of from 20 to 100 bar for a time sufficient to form a gel (a), and depressurizing the gel (a). Gel (a) subsequently is exposed to a water miscible solvent (l) to obtain a gel (b), which is dried. ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170081486

Mono- and multi-layer blown films

An extruded air cooled blown film having a) a total thickness of 5 to 500 μm, b) a mono-layer structure or 2 to 9 coextruded layers, c) at least one layer l containing a polymer selected from the group consisting of polypropylene homopolymers, polypropylene random copolymers, hetero-phasic polypropylene block copolymers, or any mixtures thereof, said polymer having a melt flow rate, according to astm d-1238, of 0.1 to 10 dg/min at 230° c. And 2.16 kg, said layer l further containing 0.001 to 2%, relative to the weight of the polymer, of a particular nucleating agent, and optionally d) a modulus according to en iso 527 enhanced by at least 10% versus a reference film without the nucleating agent.. ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170081268

Method for the continuous dehydration of 3-hydroxypropionic acid to form acrylic acid

The invention relates to a process for dehydrating aqueous 3-hydroxypropionic acid to acrylic acid, wherein an aqueous mixture of 3-hydroxypropionic acid and oligomeric 3-hydroxypropionic acid is converted to acrylic acid in the liquid phase in a first step and aqueous acrylic acid is distilled out of the liquid phase, and the aqueous acrylic acid is separated by distillation into an acrylic acid-rich phase and a water-rich phase in a second step.. . ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170080615

Method for transporting expanded thermoplastic polymer particles

The invention relates to a method for transporting foamed thermoplastic polymer particles (3) from a container (5, 9) through at least one pipe (7,9), wherein, for transporting the foamed thermoplastic polymer particles (3), a gas stream is applied through the pipe (7, 11). The foamed thermoplastic polymer particles (3) are wetted with a water comprising lubricant.. ... Basf Se

03/23/17 / #20170080407

Yttrium-containing catalyst for high-temperature carbon dioxide hydration, combined high-temperature carbon dioxide hydration, and reforming and/or reforming, and a method for high-temperature carbon dioxide hydration, combined high-temperature carbon dioxide hydration and reforming and/or reforming

The invention relates to a process for producing a catalyst for the high-temperature processes (i) carbon dioxide hydrogenation, (ii) combined high-temperature carbon dioxide hydrogenation and reforming and/or (iii) reforming of hydrocarbon-comprising compounds and/or carbon dioxide and the use of the catalyst of the invention in the reforming and/or hydrogenation of hydrocarbons, preferably methane, and/or of carbon dioxide. To produce the catalyst, an aluminum source, which preferably comprises a water-soluble precursor source, is brought into contact with an yttrium-comprising metal salt solution, dried and calcined. ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170076939

Tin pull-back and cleaning composition

The present invention relates to a novel composition that may be used to control the etching rate of tin with respect to w, and remove any residues from the surface, e.g. Organic or inorganic residues that could contain fluorine (f), which composition comprises a) an aliphatic or aromatic sulfonic acid; b) one or more inhibitor(s); c) an aprotic solvent; d) a glycol ether; and e) water. ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170074652

Detector for optically detecting at least one object

A detector for determining a position of at least one object, where the detector includes: at least one optical sensor, where the optical sensor has at least one sensor region, where the optical sensor is designed to generate at least one sensor signal in a manner dependent on an illumination of the sensor region by illumination light traveling from the object to the detector; at least one beam-splitting device, where the beam-splitting device is adapted to split the illumination light in at least two separate light beams, where each light beam travels on a light path to the optical sensor; at least one modulation device for modulating the illumination light, where the at least one modulation device is arranged on one of the at least two light paths; and at least one evaluation device, where the evaluation device is designed to generate at least one item of information from the at least one sensor signal.. . ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170074597

Device for storing a liquid

The invention relates to an apparatus for storing a liquid, comprising at least two series-connected storage cells (3), with hot liquid being able to be supplied to, or removed from, a first storage cell (3) via a first central line (35) and with cold liquid being able to be supplied to, or removed from, a final storage cell of the series-connected storage cells (3) via a second central line (33), and with the temperature of the liquid in the series-connected storage cells (3) decreasing in each case from the first storage cell (3) to the final storage cell (3), and the individual storage cells (3) being connected to one another in each case via a connection (5; 7) from the lower region (11) of the warmer storage cell (3) to the upper region (15) of the colder storage cell (3), and with at least one storage cell (3) being closed by a cover (27) and therefore a gas space (25) being formed between the liquid in the storage cell (3) and the cover (27), wherein a gas line (29) branches off from at least one gas space (25) and enters into the liquid of a colder storage cell (3) or into the liquid in the connection (5; 7) of two adjacent storage cells (3), at least one of the adjacent storage cells (3) having a lower temperature than the temperature of the storage cell (3), from the gas space (25) of which the gas line (29) branches off.. . ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170073842

Method of delinting cotton seeds

A method of delinting cotton seeds with an alkanesulfonic acid comprises the steps of applying the alkanesulfonic acid to surfaces of linted cotton seeds, optionally heating the linted cotton seeds, and applying mechanical force to the surfaces of the linted cotton seeds. A composition for delinting cotton seeds comprises an alkanesulfonic acid (e.g. ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170073665

Genetically modified microorganism for improved production of fine chemicals on sucrose

The present invention relates to a modified microorganism having, compared to its wildtype,—a reduced activity of an enzyme encoded by the ptsa-gene,—a reduced activity of an enzyme encoded by the ptsh-gene or—a reduced activity of an enzyme encoded by the ptsa-gene and a reduced activity of an enzyme encoded by the ptsh-gene, wherein the wildtype from which the modified microorganism has been derived belongs to the family of pasteurellaceae. The present invention also relates to a method for producing succinic acid and to the use of modified microorganisms.. ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170073520

New fluorescent compounds

The present invention relates to fluorescent compounds with large stokes-shift and a process for their preparation. More particularly, the present invention relates to fluorescent compounds that are colourless. ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170073498

Highly effective stabilizer

A stabilizer composition containing (i) a compound of the formula (i) and (ii) a compound of the formula (ii) wherein the radicals r1 independently of one another are c1-c18 alkyl or c3-c12 cycloalkyl;the radicals x1 independently of one another are hydrogen, c1-c18 alkyl, c3-c12 cyclo-alkyl or a group of the formula (iii-d; (iii-i) the radicals x2 independently of one another are hydrogen, c1-c18 alkyl, c3-c12 cyclo-alkyl or a group of the formula (iii-id; (iii-id and y is c2-c12 alkylene.. . ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170073467

New copolymers suitable for making membranes

Copolymer comprising polyarylene ether blocks and hydrophilic-hydrophobic blocks, wherein said hydrophilic-hydrophobic blocks comprise polyisobutene blocks.. . ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170073284

Improved catalyst for dehydrogenating hydrocarbons

The present invention relates to a catalyst for the dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons which is based on iron oxide and a process for producing it. The catalyst comprises at least one iron compound, at least one potassium compound and from 11 to 24% by weight of at least one cerium compound, calculated as ceo2, wherein the at least one iron compound and the at least one potassium compound are at least partly present in the form of one or more k/fe mixed oxide phases of the general formula kxfeyoz, where x is from 1 to 17; y is from 1 to 22 and z is from 2 to 34, and comprises at least 50% by weight, based on the total catalyst, of the k/fe mixed oxide phases, and also a process for producing it.. ... Basf Se

03/16/17 / #20170072059

Solid pharmaceutical preparations containing copolymers based on polyethers combined with poorly water-soluble polymers

Dosage forms comprising preparations of slightly water-soluble active substances in a polymer matrix of polyether copolymers, the polyether copolymers being obtained by free radical polymerization of a mixture of from 30 to 80% by weight of n-vinyllactam, from 10 to 50% by weight of vinyl acetate and from 10 to 50% by weight of a polyether, and of at least one slightly water-soluble polymer in which the slightly water-soluble active substance is present in amorphous form in the polymer matrix.. . ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170069911

Process for making fluorinated lithiated mixed transition metal oxides

. . . . Process for making a fluorinated lithiated transition metal oxide, comprising the step of treating a lithiated transition metal oxide containing at least two different transition metal cations and, as an impurity, at least one lithium compound selected from lithium hydroxide, lithium oxide and lithium carbonate and from combinations of at least two thereof, with at least one fluorine compound selected from hf, nh4f and (nh4)3alf6.. . ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170067075

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

The present invention refers to a method for controlling undesired vegetation at a plant cultivation site, the method comprising the steps of providing, at said site, a plant that comprises at least one nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase or a mutated hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase (mut-hppd) which is resistant or tolerant to a hppd-inhibiting herbicide and/or a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type homogentisate solanesyl transferase or a mutated homogentisate solanesyl transferase (mut-hst) which is resistant or tolerant to a hppd-inhibiting herbicide, applying to said site an effective amount of said herbicide. The invention further refers to plants comprising mut-hppd, and methods of obtaining such plants.. ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170067064

Gene products of bacillus licheniformis which form odorous substances and improved biotechnological production methods based thereon

The present invention relates to 25 hitherto undescribed genes of b. Licheniformis and gene products derived thereform and all sufficiently homologous nucleic acids and proteins thereof. ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066995

Method for degumming and esterification of an oil

A method for degumming and esterification of an oil comprising fatty acid glycerides, free fatty acids, and phospholipids comprises the steps of mixing the oil, a c1 to c5 monohydric alcohol, and methanesulfonic acid to form a reaction mixture, and heating the reaction mixture to esterify the free fatty acids and produce a fatty acid alkylester and water, and to degum the oil. The method further comprises the steps of causing a phase separation between a first phase comprising the c1 to c5 monohydric alcohol, phosphorous compounds, and water, a second phase comprising the fatty acid glycerides and the fatty acid alkylester, and a residual solid phase. ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066986

Corrosion inhibitors for fuels and lubricants

The present invention relates to novel uses of corrosion inhibitors in fuels and lubricants.. . ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066906

Flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane, at least melamine cyanurate, at least one first phosphorus-containing flame retardant (f1) selected from the group consisting of derivatives of phosphoric acid and derivatives of phosphonic acid and at least one further phosphorus-containing flame retardant (f2) selected from the group consisting of derivatives of phosphinic acid, and to the use of such a composition for production of cable sheaths.. . ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066905

3-phenyl-benzofuran-2-one derivatives containing phosphorus as stabilizers

The invention relates to a composition comprising an organic material susceptible to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation and a compound of formula 1-p, 1-o or i-m. Further embodiments are a compound of formula 1-p, 1-o or 1-m, a process for protection of the organic material by the compound, the use of the compound for stabilizing the organic material, an additive composition comprising the compound, a process for manufacturing the compound and intermediates involved therein.. ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066882

Process for preparing polyamines

The present invention relates to a process for preparing polyamines having a mean molecular weight of ≧203 g/mol, in which the deviation from the mean molecular weight per ° c. Of change in the reaction temperature is <19% of the mean molecular weight, by polycondensation of diamines in the liquid phase in the presence of heterogeneous catalysts based on transition metals of the eighth to eleventh transition groups of the periodic table of the elements and hydrogen at temperatures of 100 to 250° c. ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066847

Co-agglomerated latex polymer dispersions and methods of preparing and using same

Co-agglomerated dispersions and methods for their preparation are described herein. The co-agglomerated dispersions are prepared by co-agglomerating an anionic polymer dispersion and inert particles. ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066705

Method for producing menthones from isopulegol in the gas phase

The present invention relates to a process for reacting isopulegol to menthone in the gas phase and to the use of the reaction products thus prepared as additives in foods, cosmetics, pharmaceutical products, tobacco formulations, household products, and laundry care products.. . ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170066704

Ruthenium-phenol catalysts and method of preparing menthone from isopulegol

The present invention is directed towards a catalyst which is obtainable by contacting in situ a ruthenium precursor and a phenol derivative. Furthermore, the present invention is directed towards the use of said catalyst in transfer hydrogenation reactions. ... Basf Se

03/09/17 / #20170065739

Method for producing water-absorbing polymer particles

A process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles is provided, comprising a) a polymerization step in which an aqueous monomer solution comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer m which bears acid groups and may have been at least partly neutralized and at least one crosslinker is polymerized to obtain an aqueous polymer gel; b) a pelletization step in which the aqueous polymer gel having a solids content of 35 to 70% by weight and a temperature of 75 to 125° c. Is forced from a high-pressure zone through a die plate into a low-pressure zone and pellets are obtained, the pressure differential between the high-pressure zone and the low-pressure zone being 4 to less than 14 bar and the orifice ratio of the die plate being 30 to 80%; c) a drying step in which the pellets are dried to a moisture content of less than 10% by weight; d) a grinding step and a classifying step to obtain water-absorbing polymer particles; and e) surface crosslinking of the water-absorbing polymer particles. ... Basf Se

03/02/17 / #20170058239

Powder and granule, process for making such powder and granule, and use thereof

. . . . The present invention is directed towards a process for making a powder or granule containing (a) at least one chelating agent selected from methyl glycine diacetic acid (mgda) and glutamic acid diacetate (glda) and iminodisuccinic acid (ids) and their respective alkali metal salts, (b) at least one homo- or copolymer of (meth)acrylic acid, partially or fully neutralized with alkali, said process comprising the steps of (a) mixing the at least one chelating agent (a) and the at least one homo- or copolymer (b) in the presence of water, (b) removing most of said water by spray-drying or spray granulation using a gas with an inlet temperature of at least 125° c.. . ... Basf Se

03/02/17 / #20170058151

Multi-layered film and the use thereof

The present invention relates to a multi-layered film for the application to a metal or plastic surface, comprising a protective layer (a) as a first layer, which is a poly(alkyl methacrylate) film comprising at least one hindered amine light stabilizer and at least two different ortho-hydroxy tris-aryl triazine uv absorbers selected from compounds of formulae (7) and (8); a barrier layer (b), a base layer (c), an adhesive layer (d) as last layer, and wherein barrier layer (b) and/or base layer (c) comprise at least one pigment. The multi-layered films are especially suitable for the application to the surface of automobiles.. ... Basf Se

03/02/17 / #20170058075

Polyiso-urea

A composition for forming a polyiso-urea includes a capped polycarbodiimide and a polyol. The capped polycarbodiimide comprises the reaction product of a diisocyanate and a monoisocyanate in the presence of an oxygen scavenger and a carbodiimidization catalyst and in the absence of solvent, has 0.25 wt. ... Basf Se

03/02/17 / #20170058074

Post-modified polycarbodiimides

A process of preparing a post-modified polycarbodiimide, the process includes combining a diisocyanate, a moisture scavenger, a monoisocyanate, and a catalyst in a reaction vessel; and heating the reaction vessel to a temperature and a time sufficient to form a capped polycarbodiimide wherein the capped polycarbodiimide has 0.25 wt % or less of free isocyanate groups; and the combining and heating are conducted in the absence of a solvent.. . ... Basf Se

03/02/17 / #20170057907

Method for the reductive amination of aldehydes

In a process for effecting reductive amination by reacting a carbonyl compound with a secondary amine and hydrogen, the reaction is carried out as a continuous operation and the reaction mixture comprising the carbonyl compound, the secondary amine and hydrogen is contacted first with an acidic fixed bed and then with a fixed bed of hydrogenation catalyst (hereinafter referred to as a hydrogenation fixed bed).. . ... Basf Se

03/02/17 / #20170057176

Polymers as support material for use in fused filament fabrication

The present invention relates to the use of a polymer comprising polymerized units (a) and (b): (a) at least one first monomer of the formula (i) where n is 3 to 12; m is 0 to 3; r1 is c1-c10-alkyl, c2-c10-alkenyl, aryl or aralkyl; r2, r3 and r4 are each, independently of one another, hydrogen, c1-c10-alkyl, c2-c10-alkenyl, aryl or aralkyl; and (b) at least one second monomer of the formula (ii) where r5, r6 and r7 are each, independently of one another, hydrogen, c1-c10-alkyl, c2-c10-alkenyl, aryl or aralkyl; r8 is c1-c20-alkyl, c2-c10alkenyl, aryl or aralkyl; as a support material in a fused filament fabrication process.. . ... Basf Se

03/02/17 / #20170056339

Formulation of fat-soluble vitamin

The invention relates to a composition comprising a) microcapsules comprising at least one fat-soluble active substance selected from a vitamin k compound or a provitamin or a prodrug of a vitamin k compound embedded in a matrix comprising a hydrocolloid and optionally one or more other matrix components, and b) at least one dietary mineral; as well as uses and products comprising such compositions.. . ... Basf Se

02/23/17 / #20170051175

Non-aqueous sound-deadening composition containing a non-pulverulent polyacrylate binder and a radically polymerizable compound

. . . . . . . . A description is given of a nonaqueous sound deadener composition comprising (a) a nonpulverulent polyacrylate binder having a k value in the range from 10 to 35, measured as a 1% strength solution in tetrahydrofuran; (b) inorganic fillers; and a radically polymerizable compound which has at least one radically polymerizable c—c double bond and possesses a boiling point at atmospheric pressure of greater than 160° c. Also described is a method for damping oscillations or vibrations of components of vehicles and machines, using the sound deadener composition of the invention.. ... Basf Se

02/23/17 / #20170051166

Ga-naphthalocyanine chromophores with short chain alkoxy axial substituents

The present invention relates to specific ga-naphthalocyanine chromophores with short chain alkoxy axial substituents, their use as almost colourless ir absorbers, for optical filter applications; especially for plasma display panels, or for laser welding of plastics. The compounds may be used in compositions for inks, paints and plastics, especially in a wide variety of printing systems and are particularly well-suited for security applications.. ... Basf Se

02/23/17 / #20170051121

Polyurethane particle foam with polyurethane coating

The present invention relates to coated shaped articles comprising at least one shaped article comprising foamed beads comprising at least one polyurethane (a) and at least one coating comprising at least one polyurethane (b), wherein polyurethane (a) and polyurethane (b) are each constructed from at least one polyol and at least one polyisocyanate and wherein not less than 50 wt % of the polyol component used for constructing polyurethane (a) and polyurethane (b) is identical and not less than 50 wt % of the at least one polyisocyanate component used for constructing polyurethane (a) and polyurethane (b) is identical. The present invention further relates to processes for producing the coated shaped articles of the present invention and also to the method of using the coated shaped articles of the present invention for various applications.. ... Basf Se

02/23/17 / #20170051097

Stabilizer for polymer polyol production processes

This invention relates to a stabilizer for polymer polyol production processes, its production and use.. . ... Basf Se

02/23/17 / #20170050911

Method for forming cyclohexanone from cyclohexanol

A method for forming cyclohexanone from cyclohexanol is provided in which two or more cyclohexanol dehydrogenation reactors and associated condensers are operably connected in series so as to increase relative concentration of cyclohexanone in the formed product through the use of le châtelier's principle.. . ... Basf Se

02/23/17 / #20170049098

Aqueous agroformulation comprising suspended pesticide, cellulose ether and thickener

The present invention relates to an aqueous composition comprising a water-insoluble pesticide in form of suspended particles, a cellulose ether selected from methylhydroxyethyl cellulose or methylhydroxypropyl cellulose, and a thickener selected from inorganic clays or polysaccharides which are different from the cellulose ether. The invention furthermore relates to a process for the preparation of this composition; to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or their environment; and furthermore to seed comprising the composition.. ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170047586

Electrochemical cells exposed to hydrostatic pressure

. . . . . . . . . . . . The present invention relates to a battery comprising as a first component (a) a pressure vessel (a) and as a second component (b), which is inside of the pressure vessel (a), at least one electrochemical cell (b) comprising at least one cathode comprising at least one electroactive sulfur-containing material, wherein the pressure vessel (a) can be filled or is filled with a pressure medium (c) in order to generate a pressure in the range from 2 bar to 200 bar inside of said pressure vessel. The present invention further relates to a process for operating an electrochemical cell (b), wherein the electrochemical cell (b) is exposed to a hydrostatic pressure in the range from 2 bar to 200 bar.. ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170044509

Amylase variants

The present invention pertains to the field of amylases, particularly alpha-amylases, and compositions comprising such amylases. Also described are means and methods for producing such amylases, and uses of amylases and amylase-comprising compositions, for example for cleaning starch-containing stains, textile desizing, starch liquefaction and saccharification, baking and brewing. ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170044459

Use of polytetrahydrofurans in lubricating oil compositions

An axle lubricating oil composition includes a polyalphaolefin having a kinematic viscosity at 100° c. Of from 2 to 40 cst when measured in accordance with astm d445. ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170044352

Plasticizer composition which contains furan derivatives and terephthalic acid dialkyl esters

The invention relates to a plasticizer composition which contains at least one furan derivative and at least one terephthalic acid dialkyl ester, moulding compounds which contain a thermoplastic polymer or an elastomer and said type of plasticizer composition, and to the use of said plasticizer compositions and moulding compounds.. . ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170044297

Process for making a polymer polyol

This invention relates to a continuous process for making a polymer polyol, the polymer polyol produced according to the said process and its applications.. . ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170044085

Process for the production of carboxylic esters and use of these as plasticizers

The invention relates to a method for producing carboxylic acid esters by reacting carboxylic acids and/or carboxylic acid anhydrides with at least one alcohol having at least 5 carbon atoms, selected from alkanols and cycloalkanols, in the presence of an ionic liquid and an acidic esterification catalyst. The invention also relates to the use of the thus obtained carboxylic acid esters as a plasticizer or in a plasticizer composition for thermoplastic polymers and elastomers.. ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170044084

Method of producing farnesyl acetone

The present invention relates to a process for preparing farnesyl acetone.. . ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170043931

Use of protected n-hydroxyimide derivates and transition metal as oxygen scavenger system in transparent polyolefin films

An oxygen-scavenging composition containing (i) a polymeric resin, (ii) an organic oxidation additive based on a cyclic oxyimide, (iii) a metal salt, preferably a transition metal salt, (iv) a sacrificial oxidizable substrate, and optionally, (v) an additional component; wherein components (i) and (iv) are different.. . ... Basf Se

02/16/17 / #20170043312

Process for producing microcapsules

The application describes a process for the producing microcapsules which contain a shell made of polyurea obtained in the presence of polyvinyl alcohol copolymers.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170040650

Alkylbenzoate derivatives as electrolyte additive for lithium based batteries

. . . . The invention relates to an electrolyte composition containing at least one compound of (i) wherein r1 is selected from c1 to c10 alkyl, and r2 is selected from o(c1 to c10 alkyl), oc(o)(c1 to c10 alkyl), oc(o)o(c1 to c10 alkyl), os(o)2(c1 to c10 alkyl) and s(o)2o(c1 to c10 alkyl), wherein c1 to c10 alkyl may be substituted by one or more f and wherein one or more ch2— groups of c1 to c10 alkyl which are not bound directly to o may be replaced by o.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170040649

Electrolyte compositions containing esters of dicarboxylic acids

The invention relates to an electrolyte composition containing (i) at least one aprotic polar organic solvent having a flash point above 80° c. And a dielectric constant above 10 at 25° c.; (ii) at least one flame retardant and/or non-flammable solvent; (iii) at least one compound of formula (i) r1—o(o)c—(ch2)n—c(o)o—r2 (i) wherein r1 and r2 are independently from each other selected from c1-c6 alkyl and n is 1, 2 or 3; (iv) at least one conducting salt; (v) at least one aprotic organic solvent having a dynamic viscosity below 1 mpa s at 25° c.; and (vi) optionally one or more additives.. ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170039793

Verification device, verification system and method for verifying the identity of an article

A verification device (110) for verifying the identity of an article (114) is disclosed. The verification device (110) comprises: at least one illumination source (116) for illuminating at least one safety mark (124) of the article (114) with at least one light beam (122); at least one detector (118) adapted for detecting after an interaction of the light beam (122) with the safety mark (124), the detector (118) having at least one optical sensor (128), wherein the optical sensor (128) has at least one sensor region (130), wherein the optical sensor (128) is designed to generate at least one sensor signal in a manner dependent on an illumination of the sensor region (130) by the light beam (122), wherein the sensor signal, given the same total power of the illumination, is dependent on a beam cross-section of the light beam (122) in the sensor region (130); and at least one evaluation device (120) adapted for evaluating the sensor signal and for verifying the identity of the article (114) on the basis of the sensor signal. ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037336

Polymers as additives for fuels and lubricants

The present invention relates to novel uses of corrosion inhibitors in fuels and lubricants.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037263

Rapid set aqueous coatings

Two-part aqueous coating compositions as well as methods of using thereof are described. The first coating component can comprise one or more polymers and the second coating component can comprise a flocculant. ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037223

Epoxy resins for use in shaped bodies

A shaped body comprising at least one solid material and a cured epoxy resin wherein the cured epoxy resin is prepared from an epoxy resin composition containing at least one epoxy resin having at least one epoxy group per molecule; at least one curing agent selected from cyanoalkylated polyamines of formula (a) a(nh—x—cn), wherein a is a group selected from aryl, arylalkyl, alkyl, and cycloalkyl, wherein a does not contain a primary amino group, x is alkylene having 1 to 10 c-atoms, and n≧2; and at least one accelerator selected from tertiary amines, imidazoles, guanidines, urea compounds, and lewis acids.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037183

Process for the continuous production of polyether polyols

This invention relates to a process for the continuous production of polyether polyols, polyether polyols produced by the inventive continuous process and their use in polyurethane applications.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037172

Method for producing water-absorbent polymer particles with a higher permeability by polymerising droplets of a monomer solution

A process for preparing water-absorbing polymer beads with high permeability by polymerizing droplets of a monomer solution, comprising monomers bearing acid groups, in a gas phase surrounding the droplets, wherein the monomer solution comprises polyvalent cations and the polymer beads have a mean diameter of at least 150 μm.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037022

Production of 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyl-tetrahydropyrans from starting materials containing 2-alkyl-4,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxanes

The present invention relates to a method for preparing 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyltetrahydropyrans from starting materials comprising at least one 2-alkyl-4,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037021

Production of 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyltetrahydropyrans having stable odoriferous quality

The present invention relates to a method for the production of 2-substituted 4-hydroxy-4-methyltetrahydropyrans from the acid-catalyzed reaction of 3-methylbut-3-ene-1-ol with an aldehyde, a stable odoriferous quality being achieved and avoiding off-odors that interfere with the odor sensation.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170037020

Production of 2-substituted 4-methyl-tetrahydropyrans from starting materials containing 2-alkyl-4,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxanes

The invention relates to a method for producing 2-substituted 4-methyltetrahydropyrans of general formula (i) from starting materials containing at least one 2-substituted 4,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxane of general formula (ii).. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170036997

Process for preparing isocyanates in dialkyl carbonates as solvent

The invention relates to a process for preparing isocyanates by reacting primary amines with phosgene in a solvent, where the solvent comprises a dialkyl carbonate.. . ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170036969

Nitrification inhibitors

The present invention relates to novel nitrification inhibitors of formula i. Moreover, the invention relates to the use of these novel nitrification inhibitors for reducing nitrification, as well as agrochemical mixtures and compositions comprising the nitrification inhibitors. ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170036968

Method of forming an encapsulated fertilizer

A method of forming an encapsulated fertilizer comprises the step of providing a core particle. The core particle comprises a fertilizer and has an outer surface. ... Basf Se

02/09/17 / #20170035047

Pesticidal tape for controlling crawling pests

In a tape for controlling crawling pests, on the first side (s1) is a carrier layer having a multitude of vertically extending structures, and on the opposite side (s2) is a means for attaching the tape to a surface. At least the first side (s1) is impregnated with a composition of a) 0.1 to 45% by weight (based on the total of a plus b) of one or more insecticides and b) 99.9 to 55% by weight (based on the total of a plus b) of an (meth)acrylate binder of one or more homo- or copolymer having units derived from one or more acrylates and/or methacrylates.. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170033405

Use of reactive ionic liquids as additives for electrolytes in secondary lithium ion batteries

. . . . . . The present invention relates to compounds of formula (i) wherein x is n or p; —so3— is —o—s(o)2— or —s(o)2—o—; and n and r1 to r5 are defined below, and to their use as additives for electrolyte compositions, in particular in electrolyte compositions for lithium batteries.. . ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029840

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

The present invention refers to a method for controlling undesired vegetation at a plant cultivation site, the method comprising the steps of: providing, at said site, a plant that comprises at least one nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase or a mutated hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase (mut-hppd) which is resistant or tolerant to a n-heterocyclyl-arylcarboxamide and/or a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type homogentisate solanesyl transferase or a mutated homogentisate solanesyl transferase (mut-hst) which is resistant or tolerant to a n-heterocyclyl-arylcarboxamide, and applying to said site an effective amount of said herbicide. The invention further refers to a method of identifying a nucleotide sequence encoding a mut-hppd which is resistant or tolerant to a n-heterocyclyl-arylcarboxamide, as well as transgenic plants having increased resistance or tolerance to a n-heterocyclyl-arylcarboxamide as compared to a wild-type variety of the plant cell.. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029737

Lubricant compositions comprising epoxide compounds

A lubricant composition including an epoxide compound is disclosed. An additive package including the epoxide compound is also disclosed. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029651

Aqueous polymer dispersion for paper with a copolymer of vinyl acetate and an acrylate monomer

The invention relates to a process for preparing an aqueous dispersion of a polymer p, which comprises the emulsion polymerization of vinyl acetate, an acrylate monomer, which is a c1-c10 alkyl acrylate or a c1-c10 methacrylate, an α,β-ethylenically unsaturated c3-c8 carboxylic acid, glycidyl methacrylate or glycidyl acrylate, optionally an ethylenically unsaturated sulfonic acid and optionally an ethylenically unsaturated other monomer. Furthermore, the aqueous polymer dispersion obtainable from this process and a powder form thereof are disclosed. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029650

Aqueous polymer dispersion for paper with a copolymer of vinyl acetate and an acrylate monomer prepared in the presence of a starch derivative

The invention relates to a process for preparing an aqueous dispersion of a polymer p, which comprises the emulsion polymerization of vinyl acetate, an acrylate monomer, which is a c1-c10 alkyl acrylate or a c1-c10 methacrylate, an α,β-ethlyenically unsaturated c3-c8 carboxylic acid and at least one out of glycidyl methacrylate, glycidyl acrylate, allyl methacrylate and allyl acrylate, in the presence of a starch derivative. Optionally, an additional monomer is an ethylenically unsaturated sulfonic acid, an ethylenically unsaturated other monomer or both of them. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029626

Crosslinkable acrylate polymer composition

The invention relates to a crosslinkable acrylate polymer composition comprising a first polymer having tg of 50 to 100° c. And a second polymer having tg of −10 to 25° c., wherein the composition has an acid number of 1-30 mg koh/g, or the composition has an acid number of 1-39 mg koh/g and at least one of the first polymer and the second polymer comprises 0.1-5 wt % of monomer units having a crosslinkable functional group based on the weight of the composition, and a primer prepared thereof. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029566

Method of producing a polyamide

A method produces a polyamide having an extractable fraction of oligomer of from 2 to 10 percent. The method includes introducing a monomer into a reactor and polymerizing the monomer to form a first intermediate having an extractable fraction of oligomer of greater than 10 percent, wherein the oligomer is a compound of 2 to 20 units of the monomer. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029546

Method for producing water-soluble homopolymers or copolymers which comprise (meth)acrylamide

A process for preparing water-soluble homo- or copolymers comprising (meth)acrylamide by free-radical polymerization of an aqueous solution of monoethylenically unsaturated monomers comprising at least (meth)acrylamide in the presence of at least one stabilizer for prevention of polymer degradation by molecular oxygen. The stabilizer is preferably one selected from the group of sulfur compounds, sterically hindered amines, n-oxides, nitroso compounds, aromatic hydroxyl compounds and ketones, more preferably 2-mercaptobenzothiazole or a salt thereof.. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029545

Method for preparing an aqueous polymer dispersion

Aqueous polymer dispersions and their use for producing shaped articles having improved heat resistance are described.. . ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170029396

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

02/02/17 / #20170028764

Method for manufacturing security elements and holograms

The present invention relates to a method for forming a surface relief microstructure, especially an optically variable image (an optically variable device) on a transparent or translucent substrate and a product obtainable using the method. A further aspect of the invention is the use for the prevention of counterfeit or reproduction of a document of value and a method of forming a coating showing an angle dependent color change.. ... Basf Se

02/02/17 / #20170028599

Method and apparatus for the continuous production of pir/puir/pur foam cored sandwich panels

The present invention provides a method for the continuous production of a pir/puir/pur foam cored sandwich panel (12) with metal sheets (16, 18) as facings at top and bottom, wherein the upper metal sheet (16) and the lower metal sheet (18) are continuously fed into a double belt (28), wherein a pir/puir/pur core material is applied between the upper metal sheet (16) ei and the lower metal sheet (18), wherein an adhesive is applied to the lower metal sheet (18), wherein a portion of the adhesive applied to the lower metal sheet (18) is applied to the upper metal sheet (16) by means of a rotating brush. The present invention further provides an apparatus for the continuous production of a pir/puir/pur foam cored sandwich panel (12) with metal sheets (16, 18) as facings at top and bottom.. ... Basf Se

01/26/17 / #20170022350

Visible light-curing of photocurable compositions in ambient atmosphere

. . . . . . A photocurable composition is curable by exposure to visible light, and comprises a free-radical polymerizable compound and a photoinitiating system, the photoinitiating system comprising a) a dye which is excitable by visible light and has a triplet energy form 150 kj/mol to 250 kj/mol, such as eosin yellow and fluorescein, and b) an α-halogen carbonyl compound. Preferably, the composition comprises a compound with a c—h-acidic hydrogen atom adjacent to at least one carbonyl group. ... Basf Se

01/26/17 / #20170022108

Calcium sulfate composition comprising an additive

The invention relates to a composition comprising at least 10 wt. % of a binder based on calcium sulfate and 0.005 to 5 wt. ... Basf Se

01/26/17 / #20170022107

Synthesis and application of caso4-based hardening accelerators

The invention concerns a method for producing pulverulent hardening accelerators by reactive spray drying, where an aqueous phase i comprising calcium ions, and an aqueous phase ii comprising sulphate ions, the molar ratio of the calcium ions to the sulphate ions being from 1/5 to 5/1, are contacted at a spray nozzle, and the phases i and ii contacted with one another at the spray nozzle are sprayed in a streaming environment of drying gas. Likewise concerned are the pulverulent hardening accelerators producible by the method of the invention, and their use for accelerating the hardening of bassanite and/or anhydrite with formation of gypsum.. ... Basf Se

01/26/17 / #20170020129

Carbonates of alcohol alkoxylates as adjuvants for crop protection

The present invention relates to an agrochemical composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate of the formula (i) as defined below. The invention further relates to said alkoxylate. ... Basf Se

01/19/17 / #20170018815

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

01/19/17 / #20170015894

Method for co2-flooding using alk(en)yl polyglucosides

A method for mineral oil production by means of co2 flooding, in which liquid or supercritical co2 and at least one alk(en)yl polyglucoside are injected through at least one injection well into a mineral oil deposit and mineral oil is withdrawn from the deposit through at least one production well. The alk(en)yl polyglucoside is preferably dissolved in the co2 phase. ... Basf Se

01/19/17 / #20170015762

Controlled radical polymerization

A process of polymerization of a vinylic monomer uses a polymerization regulator/initiator that is a compound represented by formula i.. . ... Basf Se

01/19/17 / #20170015608

Method for breakdown of formates

A process for decomposing formates in formate-containing compositions of matter comprises reacting formate-containing compositions of matter in the presence of at least one heterogeneous catalyst comprising lanthanum and at a temperature of from 80 to 180° c. And a pressure of from 0.1 to 60 bar, the formate-containing compositions of matter having a ph of from 6.5 to 10. ... Basf Se

01/19/17 / #20170014730

Column for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures, especially those comprising (meth)acrylic monomers

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 in the column cavity (3) and spaced apart vertically from one another, at least one stub (11) disposed within the column body (2) and extending away from the column body (2), and a closable inspection orifice (9) formed in the stub (11). The characteristic feature of the column of the invention is that a spray device (20) disposed in the column body (2) can spray liquid (22) at least against the surface (15) of the stub (11) directed into the column cavity (3).. ... Basf Se

01/19/17 / #20170014729

Column for thermal treatment of fluid mixtures, especially those comprising (meth)acrylic monomers

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) and a vertical inner surface (16), a plurality of trays (8) mounted in the column cavity (3) and spaced apart vertically from one another, at least one stub (11) disposed within the column body (2) and extending away from the column body (2), and a closable inspection orifice (9) formed in the stub (11). The characteristic feature of the column of the invention is that in the case of a vertical cross section of the column (1) the surface (15) of the lower line of intersection of the stub (11) directed into the column cavity (3) or a tangent to the surface (15) of the lower line of intersection of the stub (11) at least in sections forms an angle within a range from 210° to 267° with the vertical inner surface (16) of the column body (2) which extends downward from the stub (11).. ... Basf Se

01/19/17 / #20170014315

Meta-stable o/w emulsions

Disclosed are processes for the preparation of aqueous meta-stable o/w emulsions with the ability to invert into w/o emulsions when applied to skin. These emulsions are useful for making cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions, particularly products for skin care.. ... Basf Se

01/19/17 / #20170013851

Pelleted ruminant feed enriched with rumen-available ingredients

The invention relates to pelleted ruminant feed, comprising, in pelleted or else subsequently re-crumbled form, a mixture of at least one solid particulate feed component with at least one rumen-unstable constituent which has been added to the mixture; to processes for their preparation and to their use in methods of altering the milk fat concentration.. . ... Basf Se

01/12/17 / #20170010024

Method for operating a linear concentrator solar power plant, and linear concentrator solar power plant

. . . . . . . . . . . . The invention relates to a method for operating a linearly concentrating solar power plant (1), in which a heat transfer medium flows through a pipeline loop (47) having at least one receiver, the heat transfer medium having a flow velocity which is such that the flow in the pipeline loop (47) is turbulent, at least part of the heat transfer medium, upon exit from the pipeline loop (47), being extracted and recirculated into the pipeline loop (47). Furthermore, the invention relates to a linearly concentrating solar power plant with at least one pipeline loop (47) having at least one receiver in which a heat transfer medium flowing through the pipeline loop (47) is heated by irradiating solar energy, a mixing device (27) being comprised, in which at least part of the heat transfer medium flowing through the pipeline loop (47) is mixed with heat transfer medium to be delivered.. ... Basf Se

01/12/17 / #20170009749

Pipeline system for a solar power plant

The invention relates to a pipeline system for a linearly concentrating solar power plant (1) with at least one receiver line (13), in which a heat transfer medium is heated by radiating solar energy, or with a central receiver and at least one emptying tank (21) and/or one store for the heat transfer medium, the heat transfer medium having a vapor pressure of less than 0.5 bar at the maximum operating temperature. Furthermore, a gas displacement system (31) is comprised, which connects gas spaces in the at least one emptying tank (21) and/or in the store for the heat transfer medium to one another and which has a central gas store (35) and/or a central gas connection (37) and a central exhaust gas outlet (39), through which gas can be discharged into the surroundings.. ... Basf Se

01/12/17 / #20170009067

Copolymers comprising ethylene, vinyl esters and esters of (meth)acrylic acid, their formulations and use as pour point depressant, wax inhibitor and flow enhancer for crude oils

Copolymers comprising ethylene, vinyl esters, in particular vinyl acetate and esters of (meth)acrylic acid, selected from esters comprising branched alkyl, cyclic alkyl or optionally alkyl substituted aryl moieties and having a weight average molecular weight of 35,000 g/mol to 150,000 g/mol, formulations of such copolymers in organic solvents and their use as pour point depressant, wax inhibitor and flow enhancer for crude oils.. . ... Basf Se

01/12/17 / #20170009054

Stabilized plasticizers for thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to a process for producing a thermoplastic polyurethane, comprising the provision of a composition z(w) comprising at least one carbodiimide selected from the group consisting of monomeric aliphatic carbodiimides, oligomeric aliphatic carbodiimides, polymeric aliphatic carbodiimides, monomeric aromatic carbodiimides, oligomeric aromatic carbodiimides and polymeric aromatic carbodiimides, and at least one ester selected from the group consisting of citric acid esters, acetyl citric acid esters, phthalic acid esters, benzoic acid esters, adipic acid esters, hydrogenated phthalic acid esters and phosphoric acid esters; and the subsequent addition of the composition z(w) to a thermoplastic polyurethane or a reaction mixture for producing a thermoplastic polyurethane. Further, the present invention relates to a thermoplastic polyurethane obtainable or obtained by a process according to the invention and to the use of the composition z(w) as plasticizer for thermoplastic polyurethanes. ... Basf Se

01/12/17 / #20170008867

Catalyst system for oxidation of o-xylene and/or naphthalene to phthalic anhydride

The present invention relates to a catalyst system for oxidation of o-xylene and/or naphthalene to phthalic anhydride (pa), comprising a plurality of catalyst zones arranged in succession in the reaction tube, which has been produced using antimony trioxide consisting predominantly of the senarmontite modification of which all primary crystallites have a size of less than 200 nm. The present invention further relates to a process for gas phase oxidation, in which a gas stream comprising at least one hydrocarbon and molecular oxygen is passed through a catalyst system which comprises a plurality of catalyst zones arranged in succession in the reaction tube and which has been produced using an antimony trioxide consisting predominantly of the senarmontite modification with a median primary crystallite size of less than 200 nm.. ... Basf Se

01/12/17 / #20170008866

Catalyst system for oxidizing o-xylol and/or naphthalene into phthalic anhydride

The present invention relates to a catalyst system for oxidation of o-xylene and/or naphthalene to phthalic anhydride (pa), comprising a plurality of catalyst zones arranged in succession in the reaction tube, which have been produced using antimony trioxide comprising a noticeable proportion of senarmontite wherein some of the primary crystallites have a size of less than 200 nm. The present invention further relates to a process for gas phase oxidation, in which a gas stream comprising at least one hydrocarbon and molecular oxygen is passed through a catalyst system which comprises a plurality of catalyst zones arranged in succession in the reaction tube and which has been produced using an antimony trioxide comprising a noticeable proportion of senarmontite wherein some of the primary crystallites have a size of less than 200 nm.. ... Basf Se

01/12/17 / #20170008801

Binder composition

Binder compositions comprising as essential components at least one dispersion polymer p having a glass transition temperature ≦20° c. And comprising ethyl acrylate in copolymerized form and also at least one mineral binder m exhibiting low voc emission after curing.. ... Basf Se

01/05/17 / #20170005270

Diketopyrrolopyrrole polymers for use in organic semiconductor devices

. . . . The present invention relates to polymers comprising one or more (repeating) unit(s) of the formula (i) which are characterized in that ar1 and ar1′ are independently of each other are an annulated (aromatic) heterocyclic ring system, containing at least one thiophene ring, which may be optionally substituted by one, or more groups, and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially in organic photovoltaics (solar cells) and photodiodes, or in a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. ... Basf Se

01/05/17 / #20170003279

Methods for determining modulators of insect transient receptor potential v (trpv) channel

The present invention relates to a screening method for determining whether or not a candidate compound is a modulator of an insect transient receptor potential v (trpv) channel. The present invention further provides a method of insect control by applying to an insect-specific trpv channel modulator determined by the screening method. ... Basf Se

01/05/17 / #20170002199

Flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane, at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers, polyethylene, polypropylene, ethylene-propylene copolymers and copolymers based on styrene, at least one metal hydroxide and at least one phosphorus-containing flame retardant, wherein the thermoplastic polyurethane is selected from the group consisting of thermoplastic polyurethanes based on at least one diisocyanate and at least one polycarbonatediol and thermoplastic polyurethanes based on at least one diisocyanate and polytetrahydrofuran polyol. The present invention further relates to the use of such compositions for production of cable sheaths.. ... Basf Se

01/05/17 / #20170002179

Flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane

The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane tpu-1 based on an aliphatic diisocyanate, at least one metal hydroxide and at least one phosphorus-containing flame retardant, especially those compositions which further comprise at least one thermoplastic polyurethane tpu-2 based on an aromatic diisocyanate. The present invention further relates to the use of such compositions for production of cable sheaths.. ... Basf Se

01/05/17 / #20170002172

Compositions prepared using an ionic crosslinking agent and methods of making the same

Disclosed herein are compositions comprising an ionic crosslinking agent (e.g., compositions comprising crosslinked products prepared by ionically crosslinking a polymer derived from styrene and optionally butadiene using an ionic crosslinking agent). The present disclosure also relates to methods of making the disclosed compositions. ... Basf Se

01/05/17 / #20170001884

Filtration element

The invention relates to a element (12) for filtering fluids comprising an element housing (14), wherein at least one membrane arrangement (22) and at least one permeate collecting tube (18, 19) are arranged within the element housing (14) and wherein the at least one permeate collecting tube (18, 19) is arranged in an outer part (44) of the filtration element (12). The invention further relates to a filtration module (10) and a filtration system (11) comprising such a filtration element (12) as well as uses of such a filtration element (12).. ... Basf Se








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