04105486 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 7 patents.

Apparatus for transferring a tire component such as a belt and tread assembly includes an annular supporting frame with a plurality of radially movable component gripping sectors mounted on the frame at equal circumferentially spaced locations, each of the sectors being carried by a pair of radially spaced generally parallel links pivotally connected to the frame and to the sectors. An actuating ring is movable circumferentially of the frame and for each sector, an actuating link extends generally axially between the ring and at least one of each pair of links to pivot the links radially upon circumferential movement of the actuating ring. In this manner, the sectors move radially uniformly. The links are connected to one common side of the sectors by fasteners projecting from the other common side so that a different set of sectors may readily be installed. An adjustable stop limits the movement of the sectors. The frame is transported from one position to another to transfer the tire component.

Title
Tire component transfer
Application Number
5/782990
Publication Number
4105486
Application Date
March 30, 1977
Publication Date
August 8, 1978
Inventor
Armindo Cantarutti
Akron
OH, US
Agent
Maky Renner Otto & Boisselle
Assignee
NRM Corporation
OH, US
IPC
B29H 17/37
B29H 17/20
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