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Felten Gilbert A: Tire building drum. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, June 11, 1974: US3816218 (31 worldwide citation)

A tire building machine including a drum having a set of radially movable segments at each end thereof and being covered with a cord reinforced rubber sleeve, a set of radially movable fingers are disposed adjacent the axially outer ends of the drum and an auxiliary drum including a turn-up bladder ...


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Curtiss Jr Walter W, Forney Joseph M, Hampshire William J: Safety support device for pneumatic tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, Milliken P E, March 25, 1975: US3872907 (24 worldwide citation)

A safety or emergency insert device positioned on a wheel rim inside a tire chamber to support the tire in a deflated condition. The device has an annular support surface beneath the tread adjacent each shoulder of the tire and when used with a belted tire, the support is beneath the axially outer e ...


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Braden William D, Marshall Richard P: Method for manufacturing v belts. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, June 25, 1974: US3818576 (18 worldwide citation)

A cylindrical cured cord reinforced rubber sleeve is rigidly supported on rotatable, expandable mandrel, the mandrel is rotated about is longitudinal axis, a plurality of rotating grinding wheels are passed by the peripheral surface of the mandrel in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal axi ...


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Sharp Jr William J: Force Variation measurements on unvulcanized tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, December 16, 1975: US3926704 (10 worldwide citation)

A method of reducing the conicity exhibited by pneumatic tires during operation, which method includes building a belted pneumatic tire and subjecting the unvulcanized tire to force variation tests to determine the conicity. The conicity of the unvulcanized tire is then compared to a predetermined m ...


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Wilson Melvin A: Method of making radial ply tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, August 26, 1975: US3901751 (9 worldwide citation)

A method of making a radial ply pneumatic tire in which the carcass plies are treated with electron radiation at least in the area of the plies destined to lie in the area of the shoulders of the tire. The tire is built according to a normal flat band or one-stage method of building tires, including ...


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Paulin Kenneth H, Wolfe Merritt W: Pneumatic tire and method of retreading. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, October 15, 1974: US3841376 (9 worldwide citation)

A method of retreading a bias belted pneumatic tire which includes preparing the tire to receive a new tread, applying a layer of vulcanizable elastomeric material to the tire, wrapping a layer of square woven nylon having dentate lateral edges circumferentially about the tire with each dentate conf ...


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Appleby Paul E: Inflatable membrane and method for shaping pneumatic tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, November 25, 1975: US3922188 (5 worldwide citation)

A cylindrical tire building drum membrane having only end portions reinforced axially so that the end portions are less extensible than the remaining central portion.


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Curtiss Jr Walter W: Method of fabricating large tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, August 19, 1975: US3900061 (4 worldwide citation)

A very large off-the-road type tire having a plurality of bead cores and a plurality of bias laid carcass plies, which when in the configuration in which it was cured has a section height which is substantially less than the section height of the tire when inflated and an axial bead spacing which is ...


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McDonald Edward A: Method of making a sand mold for casting tread rings utilized in tire molds. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, October 15, 1974: US3840971 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of making a sand mold for casting tread rings utilized in tire molds in which molding sand is poured over a flexible pattern to form a mold portion in a general shape of a truncated sector. The mold portion is removed from the flexible pattern before the sand is completely hardened and is t ...


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Appleby Paul E: Method for shaping pneumatic tire. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Gill M L, February 18, 1975: US3867223 (3 worldwide citation)

A generally cylindrical, inflatable, elastomeric membrane particularly adapted for use in conjunction with a tire building drum, said membrane having axially extending reinforcing cords extending from the axially opposite ends of the membrane and toward a circumferentially extending central portion ...