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A tire building drum and a method of building a tire carcass is disclosed. The tire building drum has a center section comprised of a plurality of segments that are radially and axially movable. The building drum further comprises shoulder sections that are axially movable. The shoulder sections include radially expandable bead locks. The method employs the steps of applying one or more carcass layers, locking the bead locks and moving the center section radially outwardly while moving the bead locks axially inwardly.

Title
High crown uni-stage tire building drum
Application Number
11/20367
Publication Number
7287568 (B2)
Application Date
December 23, 2004
Publication Date
October 30, 2007
Inventor
Jean Marie Emilien Gabriel Colling
Marbehan
BE
Francis Omer Elie Cornet
Habay-la-Vieille
BE
John Kolbjoern Roedseth
Bissen
LU
Agent
June E Rickey
Assignee
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
OH, US
IPC
B29D 30/24
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