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Karl J Siegenthaler: Hot tire forming method. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Ernst H Ruf, October 31, 1989: US04877468 (57 worldwide citation)

A hot tire forming method whereby at least some of the elements constituting each tire are formed starting from respective masterbatches, which are mixed with given chemical compounds inside respective continuous mixers to obtain respective final mixes, which are hot-fed to respective continuous pro ...


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Nick M Miller III: Electrical control system and method for a tire building machine server. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, November 16, 1982: US04359675 (33 worldwide citation)

An electrical control system (31) for a tire building machine servicer (10) and method for controlling the position of a component material (13) emitted from the servicer (10) on a conveyor (12) includes an electrical guidance system (33) and an electrical drive tracking system (34). The electrical ...


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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 (29 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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Toshinori Yabe: Tire building apparatus. Bridgestone Tire Company, Cushman Darby & Cushman, February 26, 1980: US04190482 (29 worldwide citation)

A tire building apparatus comprises in combination: a tire building drum including a cylindrical tire building drum body formed radially contactable and rotatable around a rotary axis thereof, and a pair of bead applying mechanism disposed in close proximity of both axial ends of the tire building d ...


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Hisao Makino, Tsuginori Oshima: Method of and apparatus for feeding rubbery strip to tire-building drum. Bridgestone Tire Company, Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 14, 1984: US04465536 (29 worldwide citation)

For automatically feeding a rubbery strip to a tire-building drum for the production of, for example, a green tire, the rubbery strip is forwardly conveyed toward the tire-building drum until a leading end portion thereof is received on a smooth surface with one face of the leading end portion direc ...


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Michael A Wilde, David J Lucas: Tire building drum. Avon Tyres, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, December 26, 1978: US04131500 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention is a tire building drum for building the stage - I carcass of a tire corresponding to the initial part of the carcass before breaker belts and the tread are subsequentially applied. The invention is in a drum and a method of using it whereby the components for making the stage - I car ...


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Casey William R: Tire building machine. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Brunner F W, Washburn R S, February 18, 1975: US3867231 (21 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for building a tire having a circumferentially inextensible belt, and particularly a multi-condition tire building drum providing in an intermediate condition, a high crown firmly supported for stitching a cylindrical tire band, a radially expansible sleeve secured radially on and extendin ...


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Masayoshi Suzuki, Tatuo Oojimi, Toshinori Yabe, Shoji Takahashi: Process of and an apparatus for producing green tires. Bridgestone Tire Company, Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 8, 1978: US04105487 (21 worldwide citation)

This invention is concerned with a process of and an apparatus for producing green tires, in which a green case shaped on a tire band building drum is transferred onto a tire building drum by a transfer ring mechanism and an inextensible endless belt built on a belt building drum is also transferred ...


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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 (20 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 O Still, Hubert T Hovance, George J Burley: Method for ply application. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, Ronald Brietkrenz, August 15, 1989: US04857123 (19 worldwide citation)

A means and method for applying a stabilizer ply to a tire building drum and more particularly a means and method for cutting and applying the stabilizer ply material and specifically means for cutting the stabilizer ply material between cords disposed therein and correcting for variations of the co ...



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