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David Andrew Benko, Roger Neil Beers, Sunggyu Lee, Kelly Lee Clark: Devulcanization of cured rubber. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, January 31, 2006: US06992116 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a process for devulcanizing cured rubber into devulcanized rubber that is capable of being recompounded and recured into useful rubber products, said process comprising heating the cured rubber to a temperature which is within the range of about 150° C. to about 300° ...


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Jennifer T Braden, Gary L Burroway, Herbert L Bullard, Donald A Tedeschi: Thixotropic thickening agent for aqueous systems. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, December 27, 1988: US04794139 (20 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a thixotropic thickening agent and to a process for preparing the same. Such thixotropic thickening agents are particularly useful for thickening water reducible coatings. The thixotropic thickening agents of this invention are copolymers which are comprised of repeat units ...


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Adel Farhan Halasa, Wen Liang Hsu, Jin Ping Zhou, Chad Aaron Jasiunas, Corey Stanton Yon: Functionalized monomers for synthesis of rubbery polymers. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, Henry C Young Jr, August 30, 2005: US06936669 (20 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a process for synthesizing an amine functionalized monomer that comprises (1) reacting a secondary amine with a 2,3-dihalopropene to produce a vinyl halide containing secondary amine having a structural formula selected from the group consisting of wherein R and R′ can be th ...


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Richard G Bauer, James B Pyke: Nylon modified rubber composition wherein either nylon or rubber or both are reacted with a thio acid. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, June 26, 1990: US04937290 (20 worldwide citation)

It is desirable to increase the modulus of rubbers utilized in a wide variety of applications. This invention discloses a technique for modifying rubbers to improve their modulus without sacrificing other properties. The subject invention more specifically relates to a process for preparing a rubber ...


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Ben Duh: Process for crystallization of polyethylene naphthalate. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, October 16, 1990: US04963644 (20 worldwide citation)

High molecular weight polyester resins are sometimes produced from low molecular weight polyester prepolymers having the same composition by solid state polymerization. Polyester prepolymers are generally converted from the amorphous state to the crystalline state prior to solid state polymerization ...


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Kenneth F Castner: Trans-1,4-polybutadiene synthesis. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, February 18, 1992: US05089574 (20 worldwide citation)

Trans-1,4-polybutadiene is a thermoplastic resin by virtue of its high level of crystallinity. Because trans-1,4-polybutadiene contains many double bonds in its backbone, it can be blended and cocured with rubbers. Even through trans-1,4-polybutadiene is a thermoplastic resin, it becomes elastomeric ...


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Wyndham H Boon, James N Henderson: High performance rubber-polyester blends. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, December 10, 1985: US04558096 (20 worldwide citation)

This invention specifically relates to blends of grossly incompatible polymers (polyethylene terephthalate and rubber) which are blended with a dispersion stabilizer (compatibilizing agent) to obtain optimum properties, particularly impact strength. The dispersion stabilizers disclosed herein are al ...


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Wen Liang Hsu, Adel F Halasa: Inverse phase polymerization. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, February 1, 1994: US05283294 (20 worldwide citation)

It is sometimes advantageous to disperse crystalline polymers throughout rubbery elastomers. For instance, the cold flow characteristics and green strength of polydiene rubbers can be improved by dispersing syndiotactic-1,2-polybutadiene therein. This invention discloses a process for preparing a hi ...


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Pascale F J Muller, Fabienne Rouviere: Process for making latex for high performance masking tape. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, May 7, 1996: US05514758 (20 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a process for preparing a latex which is particularly beneficial for utilization in manufacturing high performance masking tape, which includes the sequential steps of (1) terpolymerizing a vinyl aromatic monomer, an alkyl acrylate monomer, and an alkyl propenoic acid monome ...


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Dane Kenton Parker: Solid/liquid phase transfer system. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, January 9, 2001: US06172251 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a technique for reacting a first liquid chemical compound with a second liquid chemical compound which comprises (1) supporting the first liquid chemical compound on a solid support; (2) subsequently bringing the solid support into contact with the second liquid chemi ...