Patent Number: 6,251,994

Title: Elastomeric compositions for damping

Abstract: A vulcanizate that has improved damping properties where the vulcanizate is prepared by the steps comprising blending a saturated damping additive within a vulcanizable composition of matter, wherein the vulcanizable composition of matter includes a vulcanizable elastomer, and effecting vulcanization of the elastomer.

Inventors: Wang; Xiaorong (Akron, OH), Foltz; Victor J. (Akron, OH), Kelley; Edward D. (Tallmadge, OH)

Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation

International Classification: C08G 18/00 (20060101); C08L 75/14 (20060101); C08L 75/00 (20060101); C08G 18/69 (20060101); C08L 075/14 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018