3607556 is referenced by 4 patents and cites 7 patents.

A mill for forming a thin sheet of a curable elastomer and a tire carcass-receiving drum are combined in apparatus including a conveyor spaced from the mill and engageable with a tire carcass on the drum so as to rotate the drum and wind thereon a continuous plurality of convolutions of the sheet. Slitters located in a space traversed by the sheet between the mill and the conveyor and controlled by a profiling device to be movable in timed relation to the rotation of the carcass vary the width or widths of the sheet portion applied while a second conveyor diverts remaining portions of the sheet from the first conveyor for return to the mill.The foregoing abstract is not to be taken as limiting the invention of this application, and in order to understand the full nature and extent of the technical disclosure of this application, reference must be made to the accompanying drawings and the following detailed description.

Title
Tire building machine including an elastomer conveyor
Application Number
04/832,163
Publication Number
3607556
Application Date
June 11, 1969
Publication Date
September 21, 1971
Inventor
Christie Christopher E
Appleby Paul E
Assignee
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
IPC
B29h 17/10
B29D 30/30
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