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Appleby Paul E, Folden Denver C, Kubinski Donald C: Tire building apparatus. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Washburn R S, January 8, 1974: US3784437 (23 worldwide citation)

A tire building apparatus having an expandable-collapsible drum for which an elastic tubular membrane forms the drum surface, and a pair of annular members disposed for radial and axial movement on and relative to a pair of rigid axially movable end members cooperable with the membrane to expand the ...


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Woodhall Edwin S, Appleby Paul E, Touchette John W: Method of building tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, F W Brunner et al, January 8, 1974: US3784426 (22 worldwide citation)

A tire building machine comprising an expansible drum on which tires are built. The drum includes a pair of sets of segments movable radially of the drum axis and which are covered with a rubber sleeve and are disposed between two sets of fingers which are also movable radially of the drum axis. The ...


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Appleby Paul E, Braden William D, Vandale Leonard A: Tire manufacturing. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Washburn R S, October 15, 1974: US3841033 (22 worldwide citation)

Reduction of radial runout of a tire tread is combined with reduction of variation of radial force exerted by the tire on a load roll representing a road surface. The variations (i.e., in force and/or in runout) are measured by known electronic circuitry which also provide signals used to regulate t ...


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Appleby Paul E, Folden Denver C, Riggs Robert S: Tire-building drum. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, February 22, 1972: US3644162 (18 worldwide citation)

A tire-building drum of the collapsible type having a plurality of segments which, in the expanded condition of the drum, collectively form a tire-building surface. Radial movement of the segments between the expanded and collapsed condition of the drum is controlled by two sets of links one of whic ...


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Appleby Paul E, Brinkley Max D, Griffiths Robert I: Tire building drum. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Washburn R S, January 22, 1974: US3787262 (12 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for removing a tire too large for unassisted manual handling from a collapsible building drum. The drum comprises both articulated and individually removable segments and is collapsed after removal of certain segments by supporting the tire externally as by a crane sling, and mo ...


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Appleby Paul E, McGarr James C: Tire ply server. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, November 30, 1971: US3623677 (11 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering to a drum of a tire-building machine one or more successive lengths of ply-forming material from large supply rolls in which by controlled movement, a leading edge or edges of said lengths are placed in predetermined contact or proximity to the drum by automatic means.The ...


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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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Appleby Paul E, Christie Christopher E, Woodhall Edwin S: Tire building method. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Washburn R S, September 3, 1974: US3833437 (5 worldwide citation)

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. S ...


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Appleby Paul E, Riggs Robert S, Christie Christopher E: Tire building machine. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, December 18, 1973: US3779834 (4 worldwide citation)

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. S ...


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Appleby Paul E, Christie Christopher E: Tire building machine including an elastomer conveyor. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, September 21, 1971: US3607556 (4 worldwide citation)

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. S ...



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