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Radial tire with asymmetric
construction
U.S. patent: 6,267,166
Issued: July 31, 2001
Inventor: Francesco Secondari
Assigned: Dunlop Tire

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Aqueous adhesive for bonding
elastomers
U.S. patent: 6,268,422
Issued: July 31, 2001
Inventors: Mark A. Weih, Helmut W.
Kucera, Patrick A. Warren and Douglas
H. Mowrey
Assigned: Lord
Keywords: A polyvinyl alcohol-stabilized
butadiene polymer latex and a
methylene donor compound combine
to provide excellent adhesion and environmental
resistance.

Method for estimating tire wear life
U.S. patent: 6,269,690
Issued: August 7, 2001
Inventors: Akiyoshi Shimizu, Naoto
Yamagishi, Hiroshi Mouri, Naohiro
Sasaki, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Tetsunori
Haraguchi and Kohshi Katoh
Assigned: Bridgestone

Ethylene [alpha]-olefin elastomeric polymer
compositions having improved
extrusion processibility
U.S. patent: 6,271,311
Issued: August 7, 2001
Inventors: Periagaram S. Ravishankar
and Narayanaswami Raja Dharmarajan
Assigned: Exxon Mobil Chemical
Patents
Keywords: Has a broader molecular
weight distribution than generally
available from metallocene catalyzed
polymers.

Pneumatic tire including discharge
terminal parts
U.S. patent: 6,269,854
Issued: August 7, 2001
Inventors: Toshio Matsuo and Yoshiki
Nakagawa
Assigned: Sumitomo Rubber Industries
Keywords: An electrically conductive
tread base rubber, parts of which
extend radically outward to the surface,
and an insulation tread cap rubber.

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Tire vulcanizing system
U.S. patent: 6,273,698
Issued: August 14, 2001
Inventor: Hiroki Tatemi
Assigned: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Vulcanizable elastomeric compositions
containing surface treated barium
sulfate and vulcanizates thereof
U.S. patent: 6,274,662
Issued: August 14, 2001
Inventors: Thomas J. Lynch, Gary M.
Freeman and Larry R. Evans
Assigned: J.M. Huber
Keywords: Enhanced vibration and
noise dampening attributes without
adversely impacting other properties of
the rubber.

Variable resistor changing resistance
value by pressing
U.S. patent: 6,275,138
Issued: August 14, 2001
Inventor: Ryoichi Maeda
Assigned: Alps Electric

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Pneumatic radial tire
Publication No.: 2001/0010245
Publication Date: August 2, 2001
Inventors: Daisuke Kanenari, Riichiro
Mama, Kazuto Yamakawa, Takeo
Masaki, Zenichiro Shida, Junichi
Ohtani and Tsuyoshi Kunugi
Keywords: A fiber formed by the fibrillation
of a short fiber takes a sea-island
structure essentially.

Carbon black and rubber products
and methods of forming such products
U.S. patent: 6,277,350
Issued: August 21, 2001
Inventor: Michel Gerspacher
Assigned: Sid Richardson Carbon
Keywords: A hydrogen donor, ammonia
gas, reduces the dehydrogenation
rate of the feedstock, which increases
the amorphous carbon and hydrogen
content of the carbon black and reduces
the surface activity and crystallite formation.

Reinforced elastomeric spring
U.S. patent: 6,276,674
Issued: August 21, 2001
Inventor: William Francis Randell
Assigned: BTR Industries

Belt cleaner apparatus
U.S. patent: 6,279,727
Issued: August 28, 2001
Inventors: Jon Robert Waalkes and
Dennis L. Gleason
Assigned: Flexible Steel Lacing

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Low pressure tire
U.S. patent: 6,279,631
Issued: August 28, 2001
Inventor: William E. Tuggle
Assigned: Primex Marketing

Method for making lubricous gloves
U.S. patent: 6,280,673
Issued: August 28, 2001
Inventors: Richard Green, Glenn F.
Stockum and Mao-Ching Chen
Assigned: Depuy Orthopaedics
Keywords: Lubricous coating of
polyvinyl alcohol.

Polymeric dimethyl-dicyclopentadiene/limonene
resin
U.S. patent: 6,281,317
Issued: August 28, 2001
Inventors: Mark Leslie Kralevich, Jr.,
Edward John Blok, Lawson Gibson
Wideman and Paul Harry Sandstrom
Assigned: Goodyear Tire & Rubber
Keywords: Improved tire treads.

High-transverse-curvature tire
U.S. patent: 6,283,187
Issued: September 4, 2001
Inventors: Claudio Villani and
Alessandro Volpi
Assigned: Pirelli Coordinamento Pneumatici
S.p.A.

Hybrid soap stamping bars
U.S. patent: 6,283,744
Issued: September 4, 2001
Inventors: Brian Edmondson, Alan
William Espie and Edward Ross Story
Assigned: Unilever Home & Personal
Care USA, Division of Conopco
Keywords: The resulting coated surface
is a composite comprising predominantly
elastomer having matrix
protruding through the elastomer in
places.

Elastomeric formulation used in the
construction of lightweight aircraft
engine fan blades
U.S. patent: 6,287,080
Issued: September 11, 2001
Inventors: Charles R. Evans, Douglas
D. Ward, Joseph T. Begovich, Jr.,
Wendy W. Lin and Herbert S. Chao
Assigned: General Electric

Semi-pneumatic mine service tire
U.S. patent: 6,287,101
Issued: September 11, 2001
Inventors: Shirish Rasikchandra Jasani,
Jerry Malin, William Earl Rayman and
Richard Henry Reisinger
Assigned: Goodyear Tire & Rubber

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Tire with tread containing electrically
conductive stitched thread
U.S. patent: 6,289,958
Issued: September 18, 2001
Inventors: Jean Lue Dheur and Pierre
Marie Jean Dauvister
Assigned: Goodyear Tire & Rubber

Technique for reducing the cold
flow of rubbers
U.S. patent: 6,289,959
Issued: September 18,2001
Inventors: Wen-Liang Hsu and Adel
Farhan Halasa
Assigned: Goodyear Tire & Rubber
Keywords: Incorporating a small block
of polystyrene.

Rubber composition for tires and
method of manufacturing same
Publication No.: 2001/0016629
Publication Date: August 23, 2001
Inventors: Makio Mori and Takeshi
Hotaka
Keywords: Diene rubber and expandable
graphite.

Halogenated isobutylene rubber
composition containing sodium thiosulfate
pentahydrate
U.S. patent: 6,291,595
Issued: September 18, 2001
Inventors: Richard Michael D'Sidocky,
Bernard Matthew Bezilla, Jr.,
Leighton Randolph Spadone, David
Michael Smith, Sr. and Mark Andrew
Marinko
Assigned: Goodyear Tire & Rubber
Keywords: Increases the rate of vulcanization.

Durable press/wrinkle-free process
Publication no.: 2001/0001331
Publication date: May 24, 2001
Inventor: George L. Payet
Keywords: Crosslinking reaction
between formaldehyde, cellulose and a
silicone elastomer.

Pneumatic radial tires
Publication no.: 2001/0001403
Publication date: May 24, 2001
Inventors: Makoto Tsuruta and Atsushi
Yamada

Air spring having an elastomer
flexible member
Publication no.: 2001/0003387
Publication date: June 14, 2001
Inventors: Jorn Brakmann, Detlef
Wenzel and Ulrich Hesberg

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Vapor-permeable waterproof sole
for shoes
Publication no.: 2001/0003875
Publication dare: June 21, 2001
Inventor: Mario Polegato Moretti

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Process for producing dip-formed
rubber article
Publication no.: 2001/0004653
Publication date: June 21, 2001
Inventors: Yutaka Ozawa and Hisanori
Ohta
Keywords: Does not contain a
nitrosamine and is suitable for medical
use.

Oscillating arm apparatus for manufacturing
a tire reinforcement from a
single cord
Publication no.: 2001/0020518
Publication date: September 13, 2001
Inventor: Jean-Claude Mayet
Assigned: Sedepro
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