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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Method of monitoring conditions of vehicle tires and tires containing a monitoring device therein. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, November 12, 1996: US05573611 (177 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring various physical conditions of pneumatic tires, and to a tire including a monitoring device. More particularly, the invention relates to a method of monitoring tires which uses an active, self-powered programmable electronic device which is installed in or on the interior sur ...


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Gordon E Hardman, John W Pyne, Molly A Hardman, Paul B Wilson, David M Coombs, Brett W Floyd: Electronic tire management system. Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, Michael R Huber, Ronald A Sandler, October 7, 2003: US06630885 (126 worldwide citation)

An electronic tire maintenance system is provided for measuring a parameter of a device at a first location. The system includes a sensor for measuring the device parameter and generating a data signal representing the measured parameter. The system also includes a microprocessor coupled to the sens ...


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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Method of monitoring conditions of vehicle tires. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, October 8, 1996: US05562787 (125 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring various physical conditions of pneumatic tires, and to a tire including a monitoring device. More particularly, the invention relates to a method of monitoring tires which uses an active, self-powered programmable electronic device which is installed in or on the interior sur ...


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Mark L Stayer Jr, Thomas A Antkowiak, David F Lawson, Russell W Koch: Diene polymers and copolymers terminated by reaction with N-alkyl and N-aryl imines. Bridgestone Firestone, Frank J Troy Sr, November 19, 1991: US05066729 (104 worldwide citation)

A process is provided for preparing a terminally functionalized polymer from a living polymer obtained by anionic polymerization of a diene monomer or mixture of a diene monomer and a vinyl aromatic hydrocarbon monomer which comprises reacting the living polymer with a compound having the formula: # ...


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Gordon E Hardman, John W Pyne, Molly A Hardman, David A Przygocki, David M Coombs, Paul B Wilson, Ronald C Grush, Philip B Loudin, Brett W Floyd: Electronic tire management system. Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, Ron Sandler, January 9, 2007: US07161476 (84 worldwide citation)

An electronic tire maintenance system is provided for measuring a parameter of a device at a first location. The system includes a sensor for measuring the device parameter and generating a data signal representing the measured parameter. The system also includes a microprocessor coupled to the sens ...


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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Method for embedding a monitoring device within a tire during manufacture. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, March 19, 1996: US05500065 (82 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a method of manufacturing a tire wherein a monitoring device is embedded within the tire during its manufacture. The method includes placing the device with a dowel on a tie gum ply prior to curing the tire, without having the device contact a body ply of the tire. Then ...


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Russell W Koch, John L Turner, Guy J Walenga, Hiroyoshi Takigawa, Keizo Okamoto: Tires containing a monitoring device for monitoring an engineering condition therein. Bridgestone Firestone, Carmen S Santa Maria, November 12, 1996: US05573610 (75 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring various physical conditions of pneumatic tires, and to a tire including a monitoring device. More particularly, the invention relates to a method of monitoring tires which uses an active, self-powered programable electronic device which is installed in or on the interior surf ...


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Russell W Koch, Guy J Walenga, Paul B Wilson: Method and apparatus for bonding an active tag to a patch and a tire. Bridgestone Firestone, John M Vasuta, Michael Sand, C Santa Maria, October 26, 1999: US05971046 (75 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for bonding an active tag to a patch and assembling the patch to a tire is set forth. A patch assembly and a method for securing an electronic monitoring device having electronic and mechanical components for monitoring at least one engineering condition within a tire, compris ...


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Thomas M Clayton, John B Letts: Composite roofing members having improved dimensional stability and related methods. Bridgestone Firestone, Frank J Troy Sr, April 7, 1998: US05735092 (64 worldwide citation)

A composite recovery board (10) includes a foam core (11) selected from the group consisting of polyisocyanurate and polyurethane materials and mixtures thereof; a facer (15), applied to one major surface (13) of the foam core and formed from a sheet selected from the group consisting of reinforced ...


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John D Rensel, Gordon E Hardman, John W Pyne: Pneumatic tire and monitoring device including dipole antenna. Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, John M Vasuta, Michael Sand, Fred H Zollinger III, November 5, 2002: US06474380 (57 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic tire and monitoring device for monitoring an engineering condition of a pneumatic tire includes a pneumatic tire having a sidewall and a plurality of reinforcing cords carried in the sidewall. The monitoring device includes a sensing element that senses at least an engineering condition ...