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William F Dunn, Robert W Brown: Integrated circuit transponder in a pneumatic tire for tire identification. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, L R Drayer, March 27, 1990: US04911217 (122 worldwide citation)

A combination pneumatic tire and integrated circuit transponder for tire identification. The transponder is located within the tire structure and is capable of transmitting an identifying digital signal in response to interrogation by an R/F electric field emanating from outside the tire. The transp ...


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Surendra K Chawla: Method and apparatus for speckle-shearing interferometric deformation analysis. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, L R Drayer, R J Slattery, July 28, 1987: US04682892 (117 worldwide citation)

A nondestructive means of testing tires for subsurface defects by speckle-shearing interferometry. The tire is illuminated with a beam of coherent light. The light reflected from a surface of the tire is directed through a converging lens having one-half of one of its surfaces covered by a transpare ...


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Giorgio Agostini, Uwe E Frank, Thierry F E Materne, Friedrich Visel, Ren e J Zimmer: Silica reinforced rubber composition and use in tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, December 3, 1996: US05580919 (102 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a process for preparation of a rubber composition containing silica reinforcement through the utilization of a high purity organosilane disulfide.


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William E Glover, John S Attinello, Samuel P Landers: Pneumatic tire having improved wet traction. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, David E Wheeler, February 7, 1995: US05386862 (96 worldwide citation)

A directional pneumatic tire having improved wet traction has an annular aqua channel and curved lateral grooves which direct water from the footprint to the shoulder area of the tire to help prevent hydroplaning. The pitch boundaries between the portions of the tire on either side of the aqua chann ...


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Robert W Brown, Gary T Belski, William F Dunn: Pneumatic tire having an integrated circuit transponder and pressure transducer. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, David E Wheeler, June 15, 1993: US05218861 (95 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic tire has an integrated circuit transponder which, upon interrogation by an external RF signal, transmits tire identification and tire pressure data in digitally-coded form. The transponder has an antenna adjacent and thereby coupled by electric or magnetic fields to an annular tensile me ...


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Adel F Halasa, Bill B Gross, Joel L Cox, George F Balogh: Rubber composition. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, June 27, 1989: US04843120 (92 worldwide citation)

It has been determined that certain rubbery polymers having multiple glass transition temperatures can be utilized in making tires which have improved rolling resistance, improved wet skid resistance, and outstanding tread wear. These rubbery polymers are derived from at least one conjugated diolefi ...


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John S VanHoose: Method of surveying, selecting, evaluating, or servicing the tires of vehicles. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, R J Slattery III, September 20, 1988: US04773011 (91 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing the operation of a vehicle or a fleet of vehicles by gathering data, and utilizing a computer. The data includes the number and type of tire positions per vehicle, the types of tires at each position and the cost of such types of tires. The computer is used to optimize the ope ...


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Giorgio Agostini, Uwe Ernst Frank, Thierry Florent Edme Materne, Friedrich Visel, Rene Jean Zimmer: Silica reinforced rubber composition and use in tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, October 7, 1997: US05674932 (90 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a process for preparation of a rubber composition containing silica reinforcement through the utilization of a high purity organosilane disulfide/trisulfide.


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Filomeno Gennaro Corvasce, Tom Dominique Linster, Georges Thielen: Starch composite reinforced rubber composition and tire with at least one component thereof. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, September 30, 1997: US05672639 (88 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a rubber composition containing a starch/plasticizer composite and to pneumatic tires having at least one component comprised of such rubber composition. Such tire component can be, for example, its circumferential tread or other component of the tire.



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