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Donald C Kubinski, Robert S Riggs: Tire building drum. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, F W Brunner, R S Washburn, March 1, 1977: US04010058 (22 worldwide citation)

A tire building drum having simple economical means for expanding both drum shoulders and bead-locating fingers as well as for convenient and simple adjustment of the length of the drum between shoulders. Air for inflating pairs of ply-turnup bladders is supplied externally by way of an air ring on ...


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Donald C Kubinski: Application of sidewall to a tire carcass. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, R S Washburn, August 7, 1979: US04163685 (9 worldwide citation)

A simple practical space saving device applies sidewall to a tire carcass on a building drum and cuts off the appropriate length from a supply of sidewall stock at an acute angle. A carrier has fingers supporting the leading end of the sidewall which fingers move a short horizontal distance from the ...


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Lawrence E Chlebina, William J Head, Donald C Kubinski: Tread application method. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, David L King, January 10, 1995: US05380383 (4 worldwide citation)

An improved method for mounting an annular tread 1 onto a tire casing 2 is described. The improved method comprises the steps of expanding the tread 1 radially and encircling the expanded tread with a transfer mechanism 30. The transfer mechanism 30 has a means 90 for holding the lateral edges 5 of ...


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Donald C Kubinski: Tire building apparatus. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, R S Washburn, October 9, 1979: US04170509 (4 worldwide citation)

A simple compact apparatus for applying sheet material, e.g., gum liner or radial ply stock, to a tire building drum has a plurality of rings carried on flanged rolls on three shafts. The rings form a hollow cylinder in which a cylinder actuates shoes disposed respectively between adjacent rings to ...


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Lawrence E Chlebina, William J Head, Donald C Kubinski: Tread application apparatus. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, David L King, June 20, 1995: US05425835 (2 worldwide citation)

An improved method for mounting an annular tread 1 onto a tire casing 2 is described. The improved method comprises the steps of expanding the tread 1 radially and encircling the expanded tread with a transfer mechanism 30. The transfer mechanism 30 has a means 90 for holding the lateral edges 5 of ...


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