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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 (93 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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Yvon Andre Bernard, Uwe Ernst Frank, Wolfgang Lauer, Thierry Florent Edme Materne, Friedrich Visel, Rene Jean Zimmer: Silica based aggregates, elastomers reinforced therewith and tire tread thereof. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, March 3, 1998: US05723529 (38 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to aggregates comprised of particles which contain silicon dioxide and to elastomers reinforced therewith. The invention also relates to tires having treads composed of such reinforced elastomers.


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Lei Zheng, Eric Sean Castner, Thierry Florent Edme Materne: Hairy polymeric nanoparticles. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, August 5, 2008: US07408005 (34 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses a process for synthesizing a hairy polymer particle which comprises the steps of (1) polymerizing a vinyl aromatic monomer by emulsion polymerization in an aqueous medium to produce core particles, (2) recovering the core particles from the aqueous medium, (3) dispersing the ...


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Manoj Ajbani, Thierry Florent Edme Materne, Christopher Kiehl, Rengarajan Ramesh, Brian D Fairchild: Thermoplastic composition. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, A Schulman, Alvin T Rockhill, September 28, 2004: US06797779 (22 worldwide citation)

The subject invention discloses a thermoplastic composition which is comprised of a blend of a thermoplastic polyolefin resin and a modified elastomer, wherein said thermoplastic polyolefin resin selected at least from the group of polyethylene, isotactic polypropylene, syndiotactic polypropylene, p ...


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Manoj Ajbani, Christopher Kiehl, Thierry Florent Edme Materne: Overmolded grip. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Alvin T Rockhill, September 4, 2007: US07264868 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an article of manufacture comprising a soft thermoplastic elastomer composition overmolded onto a hard substrate, wherein the soft thermoplastic composition includes (a) 5 to 60 parts by weight of a thermoplastic resin, (b) 5 to 70 parts of a rubbery elastomer compris ...


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Rene Jean Zimmer, Friedrich Visel, Uwe Ernst Frank, Thierry Florent Edme Materne: Na, K and Li salts of siloxy compounds. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Bruce J Hendricks, June 29, 1999: US05916973 (18 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to compounds of the formula ##STR1## where R.sup.1, R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are independently selected from alkoxy radicals having from 1 to 8 carbon atoms, x is O or an integer of from 1 to 10; and Y is Li, K or Na. These compounds may be used as silica couplers in rubber ...


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Rene Jean Zimmer, Friedrich Visel, Uwe Ernst Frank, Thierry Florent Edme Materne, Giorgio Agostini: Tire with tread of rubber composition containing two different carbon blacks. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Henry C Young Jr, August 25, 1998: US05798405 (14 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a tire with a tread composed of a rubber composition containing carbon black reinforcement as significant quantities two different carbon blacks and without quantitative amounts of silica reinforcement.


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Thierry Florent Edme Materne, Giorgio Agostini, Georges Marcel Victor Thielen: Prepared reinforced elastomer, elastomer composite and tire having component thereof. The GoodYear Tire & Rubber Company, H C Young Jr, December 5, 2000: US06156822 (13 worldwide citation)

Preparation of an elastomer which contains a dispersion of filler reinforcement by forming a filler reinforcement in-situ within the elastomer host, the resulting elastomer/filler composite and tire having component which contains such reinforced elastomer. The invention includes a rubber compositio ...


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Thierry Florent Edme Materne, Giorgio Agostini, Georges Marcel Victor Thielen: Preparation of reinforced elastomer, elastomer composite and tire having component thereof. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, H C Young Jr, December 26, 2000: US06166108 (12 worldwide citation)

Preparation of an elastomer which contains a dispersion of filler reinforcement by forming a filler reinforcement in situ within the elastomer host, the resulting elastomer/filler composite and tire having component which contains such reinforced elastomer. The invention includes a rubber compositio ...