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Adel Farhan Halasa, Wen Liang Hsu, David John Zanzig, Paul Harry Sandstrom, Steven Kristofer Henning, Danielle Lucas: Process for preparing high vinyl polbutadiene rubber. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, August 5, 1997: US05654384 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention reveals a process for preparing high vinyl polybutadiene rubber which comprises polymerizing 1,3-butadiene monomer with a lithium initiator at a temperature which is within the range of about 5.degree. C. to about 100.degree. in the presence of a sodium alkoxide and a polar modifier, ...


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Aaron Scott Puhala, David John Zanzig, Brian David Holden, Neil Arthur Maly: Rubber compound containing a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, John D DeLong, February 8, 2005: US06852794 (20 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a pneumatic tire having a rubberized component comprising: (a) 100 parts by weight of at least one rubber containing olefinic unsaturation; and (b) 1 to 110 phr of a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes.


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Richard Michael D Sidocky, David John Zanzig, Shingo Futamura: Sulfur vulcanizable rubber containing sodium thiosulfate pentahydrate. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Bruce J Hendricks, March 17, 1998: US05728778 (18 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for processing a rubber composition comprising thermomechanically mixing at a rubber temperature in a range of 140.degree. C. to 190.degree. C. for a mixing time of 1 to 20 minutes


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George Jalics, Adel Farhan Halasa, David John Zanzig: Silica-filled rubber compositions and the processing thereof. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Bruce J Hendricks, January 13, 1998: US05708053 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to silica-filled rubber compositions and their method of processing. The rubber compositions contain a mixture of 10 to 150 phr of a particulate precipitated silica having dispersed thereon, from 1 to 20 percent by weight based upon the weight of the silica, of a silane ...


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William Paul Francik, Edward John Blok, Paul Harry Sandstrom, John Joseph Andre Verthe, David John Zanzig, Adel Farhan Halasa: Tire tread with elastomers of spatially defined Tg's. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, August 6, 2002: US06429245 (17 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a tire with a tread. The tread is composed of at least two defined elastomers having Tg's spaced apart by at least 55° C. to the exclusion of elastomers having Tg's between −30° and −85° C. The tread composition can be reinforced with either carbon black or a combi ...


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Lawson Gibson Wideman, David John Zanzig, Theodore Augustus Evans, Charlie Sun: Unsaturated amine-functional silane compounds and their use in rubber compositions. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Bruce J Hendricks, May 19, 1998: US05753732 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to unsaturated amine-functional silane compounds of the formula: ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1, R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are independently selected from the group consisting of alkoxy radicals having from 1 to 8 carbon atoms, alkyl radicals having 1 to 8 carbon atoms and aryl rad ...


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Paul Harry Sandstrom, David John Zanzig, Nissim Calderon: Method of preparing trans polybutadiene blend for use in tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, May 19, 1998: US05753761 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the utilization of trans 1,4-polybutadiene resin having a melting point of at least 30.degree. C. in rubber compositions. The invention, in one aspect, relates to replacing, or at least partially replacing, natural rubber with a pre-blend of trans 1,4-polybutadiene r ...


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Olivio Jean Baptiste Pagliarini, David John Zanzig: Pneumatic tire. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, John D DeLong, August 21, 2007: US07259205 (14 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a pneumatic tire having a tread including a vulcanizable rubber composition including, expressed as parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of elastomer (phr), (A) 60 to 95 phr of solution-polymerized styrene-butadiene rubber with a bound styrene content of from 20 to 30 ...


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David John Zanzig: Tire with configured rubber sidewall designed to be ground-contacting reinforced with carbon black, starch and silica. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, January 4, 2005: US06838511 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a pneumatic rubber tire having a circumferential rubber tread of a lug and groove configuration which extends to a substantial portion an adjacent rubber sidewall and is designed to be ground-contacting. Said lug and groove configured portion of said sidewall is of a rubber ...


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David John Zanzig, Georges Marcel Victor Thielen, John Joseph Andre Verthe: Tire with compound of rubber composition comprised of silanol and/or siloxy functionalized elastomer and silica. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henery C Young Jr, January 16, 2007: US07163975 (11 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a tire having at least one component (e.g. tread) of a rubber composition comprised of a composite of styrene/butadiene elastomer and functionalized styrene/butadiene elastomer containing an internal silanol and/or siloxy group therein with pendent silanol and/or alkoxy grou ...