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Teruo Tanaka, Yukio Saegusa: Radial tire manufacturing method. Bridgestone Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, February 4, 2003: US06514441 (9 worldwide citation)

In order to manufacture a radial tire, first, in an average waveform recording step, a waveform component of radial force variation (RFV) by a molding factor in each molding machine, and a waveform component of RFV by a vulcanization factor in each vulcanizer are respectively acquired and recorded i ...


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William C Christie: Automated tire measurement techniques. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, T P Lewandowski, R L Larson, March 6, 1984: US04434652 (8 worldwide citation)

An improvement in a tire manufacturing system including apparatus for testing by different combinations of testing algorithms and tire sensors. An operator selects the combinations best suited to test the tire according to the user's specifications. The tire is rotated and measured for lateral runou ...


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John Z De Lorean: Closed-torus tire and method for manufacturing same. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, May 26, 1992: US05115852 (8 worldwide citation)

A mold member for use in manufacturing a closed-torus tire comprises an annular inflatable resilient member having a substantially cylindrical inner wall and a corrugated outer wall opposed thereto. At the beginning of a tire manufacturing process, the mold member is expanded from its corrugated sha ...


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Clark A Roberts, Mark S Byerley: Tire manufacturing drum having simultaneous axial and radial adjustability. Wyko, Pitts & Brittian P C, May 9, 2000: US06058999 (8 worldwide citation)

A rotatable drum (10) for use in the manufacture of vehicle tires, the drum including a plurality of segments which collectively define an outer circumference (32) of the drum. The segments are divided into first and second end portions (15,17) which are individually mounted for axial and radial mov ...


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Crombie William: Twin rotary drum tire manufaturing unit.. Firestone Tire & Rubber Co, October 28, 1987: EP0242689-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

A tire manufacturing unit having two tire building drums mounted on respective coaxial and independent half shafts butt connected in a rotary manner so as to define a single continuous shaft supported in rotary manner on a platform mounted for rotation in successive 180 DEG steps about a horizontal ...


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Kudo Shigeo, Tatara Tetsuo: Tire and tire manufacturing method. Toyo Tire &Amp Rubber, July 23, 2002: JP2002-205512 (8 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a tire having improved weight balance and uniformity and a tire manufacturing method.SOLUTION: The tire is formed of a plurality of rubber members for tire. At least one rubber member of the plurality of rubber members is formed by spirally overlapping and winding a ...


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Robert Edward Lionetti, Robert Lambe: Method and assembly of sensor ready tires. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Richard B O Planick, December 27, 2005: US06978669 (7 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for post-cure application of electronics to a tire includes the steps: forming an antenna wire into a predetermined shape having first and second free ends; creating a transponder splice region between the first and second free antenna ends, incorporating transponder splice regi ...


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Krag Smith: Single color vehicle tires of fully colored composition. John P Halvonik, October 9, 2001: US06298889 (7 worldwide citation)

The invention is a process of manufacture, namely an automobile tire that is made of a colored composition that is of a single, inherent non-black color. The rubber composition of the tire is thus enhanced by the use of a coloring agent such as a pigment or dye that will yield a desired color upon c ...


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Egan William Elliott: Self-sealing pneumatic tire and method of manufacturing same.. Goodyear Tire & Rubber, March 27, 1985: EP0135463-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a pneumatic tire (2) with puncture sealing properties and a method for manufacturing such a tire. In this method of manufacturing such a self-sealing pneumatic rubber tire a polymer composition layer (7) is built into the tire in a relatively conventional manner. Under the ...


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Sata Yoshiyuki: Tire manufacturing method, preset bead molding apparatus, and preset bead molding system. Bridgestone, July 26, 2006: EP1683628-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

There is provided a method of tire manufacturing a tire in which preset-beads each preformed by mounting a bead filler on a bead core are disposed radially outward of a carcass band and both side portions of the carcass band are turned around the preset beads to build the tire. The method eliminates ...



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