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Dolly Nicholas: Tires/retreads including trinidad lake asphalt as a component thereof. Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 21, 2001: US06277904 (3 worldwide citation)

New or improved tires and retreads for tires which incorporate Trinidad Lake Asphalt (TLA), also known as Trinidad Natural Asphalt or Epure, as a raw material therein. TLA is advantageously used in addition to or as a substitute for other known component(s) or raw material(s) in tire/retread formula ...


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Dolly Nicholas: Method of making a powdered product from Trinidad Lake Asphalt for use in a road building mix. Nixon & Vanderhye P C, May 6, 2003: US06558462 (2 worldwide citation)

Method of processing Trinidad Lake Asphalt (TLA), including the steps of removing Trinidad Lake Asphalt from the earth and adding thereto at least one stabilizing material of a type which increases the melting point of the TLA to produce a stabilized product. The stabilizing material is preferably c ...


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Dolly Nicholas: Synthetic modifier for hot asphaltic mixes for road paving and method of making same. JS3D Technology Company, Nixon & Vanderhye PC, October 7, 2014: US08852332

A synthetic modifier known as JSSM for hot asphaltic paving mixes is formed of refinery bitumen, of which one example is 60/70 penetration grade, and clay and/or sand that is siloxane bonded. Another component may be a UV absorber. The synthetic modifier is added to refinery bitumen to produce a pav ...


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Dolly Nicholas: Process for the removal of the heavy oil from tar sand (either oil/hydrocarbon wet or water wet deposits) and the cleaning up of the effluent. Nixon & Vanderhye PC, March 27, 2018: US09926493

A process for the removal of heavy oil/bitumen from oil/hydrocarbon wet and/or water wet tar sand. The tar sand is mixed with an inorganic liquid such as water or a treated effluent and an inorganic solid which is a silicate or metasilicate for a period of time sufficient for the inorganic liquid an ...


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Dolly Nicholas: Emulsion and effluent treatment processes. Hydrocarb, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, October 28, 2008: US07442311

An emulsion and affluent process which treats and breaks very tight emulsions and separates dissolved solids from associated fluids produced in industry, whereby solids and fluids are separated into clean interfacial phases thus providing an improved quality saleable product resulting in significant ...


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Dolly Nicholas: Coatings made with trinidad lake asphalt. Nixon & Vanderhye PC, November 6, 2003: US20030207965-A1

A method of making a coating, including: mixing clay and a carrier to define a first mixture; heating Trinidad Lake Asphalt; reacting the Trinidad Lake Asphalt with the first mixture to define a second mixture; and reacting the second mixture with a polymer/co-polymer dissolved in a carrier to produ ...


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Dolly Nicholas: Emulsion and effluent treatment processes. Nixon & Vanderhye PC, June 2, 2005: US20050119354-A1

An emulsion and affluent process which treats and breaks very tight emulsions and separates dissolved solids from associated fluids produced in industry, whereby solids and fluids are separated into clean interfacial phases thus providing an improved quality saleable product resulting in significant ...