BIO-BASED POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE PACKAGING AND METHOD OF MAKING THEREOF

EPO Patent Application EP 3130/623 A1
Application Date: Feb. 15th, 2017

ABSTRACT

This invention relates to a method of making a bio-based polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container comprising: (a) forming monoethylene glycol (MEG) from at least one bio-based material; (b) melt polymerizing the...
Assignee(s):
Inventor(s):
KRIEGEL, Robert M.
HUANG, Xiaoyan
SCHULTHEIS, Mikell
KOLLS, Brock, H.
Application Number:
16166900.7
International Classification:
C08G 63/183 (20060101); C08L 67/03 (20060101); B65D 65/46 (20060101); D01F 6/62 (20060101); C08L 101/16 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

A method of making a bio-based polyethylene terephthalate (PET) container comprising: (a) forming monoethylene glycol (MEG) from at least one bio-based material;(b) melt polymerizing the MEG with terephthalic acid (TA) to form a bio-based PET;(c) solid state polymerizing the bio-based PET to form a PET resin; and(d) processing the PET resin...

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RELATED APPLICATION DATA

The present application is a continuation-in-part of U.S. non-provisional application Ser. No. 12/210,208, entitled "Bio-based Polyethylene Terephthalate and Articles Made from Bio-based Polyethylene Terephthalate" and filed on September 14, 2008, which claims priority under 35 U.S.C. §119(e) to U.S. Provisional Application Number 61/040349 of the same title, filed on March...
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