Puncture resistant tire
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R. Boulain, the inventor of the 1st genuine puncture-proof tire !

A French citizen, I am the former founder and CEO of companies (France and USA), inventor, former "Consulting engineer for innovation" at one of the world's leading tire manufacturers (France and USA), project leader.

My expertise :

Skill summary

ETSL, CNAM, IFC Paris (French institute of rubber) + many training specialized courses.

Management of companies, inventor, R & D chemist, project leader

Professional background

From 2007 to 2014 :
Management of the patent application procedures, tests of validation of the concept, studies of feasibility, etc.

From 2005 to 2006 :
Investigation including researching protection for flexible rubber containers of fluids in general, such as tires, tanks for storage of gas or liquids, etc. Development of a new technological concept of patented puncture-proof systems for all kinds of tires (tubeless and/or tube type tires, civil and military), flexible rubber tanks, inflatable boats, aircraft tanks, etc.

From 2000 to 2004 :
Respect of a non-competition and exclusivity clause with MICHELIN.

From 1996 to 1999 :
"Consulting engineer for innovation" with the group MICHELIN (France and U.S.A.).

From 1973 to 1996 :
Founder, owner and CEO of companies in France (manufacturing) and in the U.S. (marketing and distribution).

Patents and innovations

18 patents and innovations :

  • Patented permanent puncture-proof systems for all kinds and sizes of tires (tubeless and/or tube type tires) for cars, trucks, buses, LCV, SUV, OTR vehicles : 4X4, agricultural, civil engineering, mining, quads, 2 wheels: motorcycles, moped.
  • Patented puncture-proof system especially designed for military tires in order to provide for an efficient protection barrier against ballistic projectiles.
  • Patented puncture-proof system designed for all kinds of flexible rubber tanks, rubber stoppers for fluids, etc.
  • Patented puncture-proof system designed for military or civil flexible rubber tanks needing a secured storage of liquids, or for aircrafts, inflatable boats, elastomers containers, etc.
  • AIR-B puncture-resistant inner tubes,
  • Continuous latex tubing process based on thermo-sensitive latex compounds formulation, Latex tubing synchronized extrusion,
  • Simultaneous co-butylisation of latex tubing extrusion,
  • Thin gas barriers films,
  • Valving operation systems,
  • Reinforced aramids rim tapes, etc.

  • Professional affiliations

    French association of rubber and polymers engineers (AFICEP),
    European plastics and rubber Directory.

    Languages of communication

    French, English, Italian

    Latest news & Updates :

    July 7, 2010 - European patent issued

    July 9 and 12, 2010 - Validation tests of the patent

    Nov. 26, 2010 - French patent issued

    Dec. 21, 2010 - Innovative project eligible for Government subsidies

    July 14, 2011 - Russian Federation patent issued

    Dec. 21, 2011 - People's Rep. of China patent issued

    Aug. 14, 2012 - U.S. patent issued

    Sep. 21, 2012 - Hong-Kong patent issued

    May 16, 2014 - Japan patent issued

    July 22, 2015 - Interview french magazine «PNEUMATIQUE»