04877468 is referenced by 57 patents and cites 26 patents.

A hot tire forming method whereby at least some of the elements constituting each tire are formed starting from respective masterbatches, which are mixed with given chemical compounds inside respective continuous mixers to obtain respective final mixes, which are hot-fed to respective continuous production means, such as extruders, for obtaining semifinished products, which are hot-fed onto a green tire building drum, with the completed green tire then being transferred, hot, to a curing department; the transfer from the continuous mixers to the curing department being performed in such a manner as to preserve, inside each green tire entering the curing department, at least part of the initial mixing thermal energy and at least part of the initial continuous production thermal energy.

Title
Hot tire forming method
Application Number
7/51436
Publication Number
4877468
Application Date
May 18, 1987
Publication Date
October 31, 1989
Inventor
Karl J Siegenthaler
Rome
IT
Agent
Ernst H Ruf
Assignee
The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company
OH, US
IPC
B60C 9/00
B29C 35/02
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