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Yoshihide Kojima, Hiroaki Sakuno, Masao Takami, Katsunori Kadowaki, Yoshinobu Miyanaga: Method for manufacturing an assembly of a belt, a band, and a tread rubber. Sumitomo Rubber, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 16, 1991: US05032198 (41 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic radial tire includes a belt arranged on the radially outer side of a carcass, and a band arranged on the radially outer side of the belt and composed of one or more continuous organic fiber cords wound spirally and approximately parallel to the circumferential direction of the tire. A ra ...


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Yoshinobu Miyanaga, Masao Takami, Hisashi Imai, Shinji Hayase, Koji Soeda: Process for assembling a green tire. Sumitomo Rubber, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, September 28, 1993: US05248357 (8 worldwide citation)

A green tire building process wherein a cylindrical belt (B) comprising a tread (A) and a breaker (3) are applied around a toroidally shaped tire carcass (1) on a tire carcass building drum (13) to assemble a green tire. The breaker cushions (6) are fit to the inner circumferential surfaces of the o ...


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Yoshinobu Miyanaga, Masao Takami, Hisashi Imai, Koji Soeda: Bead locking apparatus for green tire building machine. Sumitomo Rubber, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, June 29, 1993: US05223074 (5 worldwide citation)

A bead locking apparatus includes bead support segments disposed in an annular arrangement at each of the axially opposite ends of a building drum mounted on a rotary shaft, the support segments being movable outward or inward radially of the drum, an elastic ring fitted in an annular recess formed ...


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Hisashi Imai, Kenichi Masuda, Yoshinobu Miyanaga: Method and apparatus for stitching a tire. Sumitomo Rubber, May 17, 1994: US05312502 (2 worldwide citation)

A tire fabricating method and apparatus for mounting a component assembly on a drum and applying a pressing force radially inward of the drum to thereby adhere a carcass, a breaker, and a tread constituting the component assembly to one another. Around the component assembly, first and second stitch ...


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Yoshinobu Miyanaga, Kenji Mishima: Tire former capable of expanding and contracting in an axial direction. Sumitomo Rubber, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, February 13, 1996: US05490897 (2 worldwide citation)

A tire former for use in a tire building apparatus, the tire former includes a center ring provided coaxially around a drum shaft and a pair of side rings provided coaxially around the drum shaft and on opposite sides of the center ring. The center ring consists of a plurality of circumferentially s ...


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Yoshinobu Miyanaga, Takaaki Okuda: Bead locking apparatus for tire building machine. Sumitomo Rubber, October 19, 1993: US05254204 (2 worldwide citation)

A bead locking apparatus for a tire building machine comprises a slider (1) in a form of an axially reciprocable sleeve disposed on a shaft (Fs) of a tire building machine. A plurality of bead locking segments (2) are circumferentially arranged on an outer surface of the slider (1), and the slider ( ...


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Yoshinobu Miyanaga, Masao Takami, Hisashi Imai, Koji Soeda: Bead locking apparatus for green tire building machine and bead locking method for use therewith. Sumitomo Rubber, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, February 22, 1994: US05288352 (1 worldwide citation)

A bead locking apparatus includes bead support segments disposed in an annular arrangement at each of the axially opposite ends of a building drum mounted on a rotary shaft, the support segments being movable outward or inward radially of the drum, an elastic ring fitted in an annular recess formed ...


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Yoshihide Kojima, Hiroaki Sakuno, Masao Takami, Katsunori Kadowaki, Yoshinobu Miyanaga: Pneumatic radial tire and method for manufacturing same. Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, July 19, 2001: US20010008158-A1

A pneumatic radial tire and a method for manufacturing the same, a device for forming a band of radial tire, and a method of and device for forming a belt-band-tread rubber assembly. The pneumatic tire including a belt arranged on the radially outer side or a carcass, and a band arranged on the radi ...



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