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James E Hall: Oligomeric oxolanyl alkanes as modifiers for polymerization of dienes using lithium-based initiators. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Frank J Troy Sr, January 31, 1984: US04429091 (109 worldwide citation)

A process and catalyst system is disclosed herein for the preparation of (co)polymers having a 1,2-microstructure of between 20 and 95 percent. These (co)polymers are prepared in a hydrocarbon or other non-polar solvent from a monomer system which contains at least one 1,3-diene monomer. The catalys ...


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William L Hergenrother, Mark G Matlock, Richard J Ambrose: Impact resistant polymeric compositions containing polyamides, maleic anhydride adducts of hydrogenated polymers and graft copolymers thereof. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Frank J Troy Sr, January 24, 1984: US04427828 (80 worldwide citation)

Polymeric compositions having resistance to impact comprising (a) from about 50 to about 90 percent by weight of a polyamide having a number average molecular weight of at least 10,000 and (b) from about 10 to about 50 percent by weight of a maleic anhydride adduct of a hydrogenated polymer of one o ...


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Adel F Halasa, David W Carlson, James E Hall: Thermoplastic elastomer blends of alpha-olefin polymers and hydrogenated medium and high vinyl butadiene polymers. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, October 7, 1980: US04226952 (78 worldwide citation)

Thermoplastic elastomer blends of alpha-olefin polymers and copolymers, such as polypropylene, polyethylene, etc., having a melting point of at least 90.degree. C. with hydrogenated butadiene medium and high vinyl polymers have good physical properties such as low brittle point, good impact resistan ...


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Ronald Charles Foster, Regis Victor Pilarski: Cable lock storage structure. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Miller Morriss and Pappas, May 2, 1978: US04086795 (72 worldwide citation)

A cable lock storage structure adapted for selective mounting as upon a bicycle frame and having a locking cable stored on a spring loaded reel retractor assembly provided therein. The cable is selectively extendable from the housing so as to be wound through the bicycle frame and around an adjacent ...


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Adel F Halasa, James E Hall, Adolph Para: Process for the preparation of block copolymers. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, August 26, 1980: US04219627 (62 worldwide citation)

The process described herein involves the preparation of block copolymers of the S-B-S type wherein S represents a block of polystyrene and B represents a block of polybutadiene. In order to have the initial polystyrene block soluble in the polymerization medium, cyclohexane and aromatic hydrocarbon ...


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Robert O Roberts, David A Weitzenhof: Beverage dispenser. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, April 28, 1981: US04264019 (59 worldwide citation)

A storage and dispensing device for bulk carbonated beverages, for home use, comprising a two-part unit, a carrier portion providing support as well as a pressure medium and pressure means, and a separate cartridge unit containing the beverage to be dispensed through a beverage outlet; the cartridge ...


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Karl J Siegenthaler: Hot tire forming method. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Ernst H Ruf, October 31, 1989: US04877468 (57 worldwide citation)

A hot tire forming method whereby at least some of the elements constituting each tire are formed starting from respective masterbatches, which are mixed with given chemical compounds inside respective continuous mixers to obtain respective final mixes, which are hot-fed to respective continuous pro ...


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Georg G A Bohm, Gary R Hamed, Lee E Vescelius: Thermoplastic elastomer blends. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, February 10, 1981: US04250273 (57 worldwide citation)

Thermoplastic elastomer compositions of the present invention comprise a blend of from about 10 to about 50 parts by weight of a crystalline 1-olefin polymer, from about 80 to about 15 parts by weight of a styrene-butadiene rubber, and from about 5 to about 55 parts by weight of a highly saturated e ...


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Donald Norman Schulz, Adel Farhan Halasa: Protected amino-functional initiators and amino-terminated polymers and their production. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, March 29, 1977: US04015061 (55 worldwide citation)

N,N-bis(trialkylsilyl) amino-terminated polymers are prepared by treating p-lithio-N,N-bis(trialkylsilyl) aryl amine with a diene monomer and the resulting polymers are converted to a mono- or di- primary aryl amine-ended diene polymer directly by acid hydrolysis. The amine-ended polymers may be hom ...


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Adel F Halasa, David W Carlson, James E Hall: Hydrogenated block copolymers of butadiene containing a block of 1,4 and a block of 1,2-microstructure. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, December 2, 1980: US04237245 (50 worldwide citation)

The composition described herein is a hydrogenated polymer derived from a butadiene diblock copolymer having 85-100%, preferably 95-100% 1,2-structure in one block and the other block comprising essentially 1,4-butadiene. The 1,2-block comprises at least 10%, preferably at least 25%, of the total we ...



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