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Dolly Nicholas: Tires/retreads including trinidad lake asphalt as a component thereof. Nixon & Vanderhye P C, August 21, 2001: US06277904 (3 worldwide citation)

New or improved tires and retreads for tires which incorporate Trinidad Lake Asphalt (TLA), also known as Trinidad Natural Asphalt or Epure, as a raw material therein. TLA is advantageously used in addition to or as a substitute for other known component(s) or raw material(s) in tire/retread formula ...


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Peter Robert Marriott: Tire including block having continuous ridge and small groove. Sumitomo Rubber, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, May 14, 2002: US06386253 (3 worldwide citation)

A tire having a ground contacting tread comprising tread grooves which divide the tread into a plurality of tread pattern elements provided on its radially outer surface with a radially outwardly projecting ridge disposed on an edge of the pattern element and at least one radially inwardly projectin ...


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Williams Thomas A: Low noise tire. Hankook Tire Manufacturing Com, December 10, 1997: GB2313814-A (3 worldwide citation)

A low noise tire tread includes a base pitch sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 3 extending in the circumferential direction C about at least a portion of the tire. A bias pitch sequence 1A.... 1G, 2A... .2G or 3A.... 3E is embedded within at least one of the base pitches and desirably in a majority of, or prefer ...


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Balter David John, Scarpitti Anthony John, Kolowski Michael Alois: Post cure correction of tire uniformity. Goodyear Tire & Rubber, May 22, 2002: EP1207037-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for post-cure correction (PCC), either partial or substantial, of various tire nonuniformities which have been detected during a tire manufacturing process by a tire uniformity machine (TUM), preferably testing a tire (120) which has been nominally cooled down (i.e., nominally c ...


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Sieverding Mark Anthony, Satrape James Vincent, Girard Jean Claude: A single station tire curing method and apparatus. Goodyear Tire & Rubber, June 15, 2005: EP1541324-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

An automated tire manufacturing curing module (10) according to the present invention is illustrated. This system or module (10) provides for the complete vulcanization of pneumatic tires at one tire curing module (10) using only one mold (50) for a particular tire size or style. This curing module ...


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Lammlein Robert Albert Jr: Method for building a puncture sealant preassembled component. Goodyear Tire & Rubber, June 24, 2009: EP2072221-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for making a preassembly of a sealant (17, 100) useful in tire manufacturing. The method of making the preassembled sealant includes extruding a center strip (15) and at least two axially outer strips (10, 20) of a sealant onto a first conveyor belt (30); wherein the center strip and the ax ...


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Sano Takuzo, Takada Noboru: Halved mold for tire molding and tire manufacturing method using halved mold for tire molding. Yokohama Rubber The, October 4, 2007: JP2007-253400 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a halved mold for tire molding which can manufacture a high-performance tire, eradicate faults during vulcanization molding by preventing a tire from being nipped in during mold clamping and increase yield, and a tire manufacturing method.SOLUTION: A sliding unit mec ...


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Mafune Toshiyuki: (Ja) 空気入りタイヤの製造方法、及び空気入りタイヤ, (En) Pneumatic tire manufacturing method, and pneumatic tire. Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Mafune Toshiyuki, NAEMURA Tadashi, June 25, 2009: WO/2009/078286 (3 worldwide citation)

(EN) This aims to improve the uniformity of a pneumatic tire. Disclosed is a pneumatic tire manufacturing method comprising a strip winding step (S3) of winding rubber strips (20) circumferentially and spirally over such a ply inside portion (6A1a) of a cylindrical ply (6A1) wound on a shaping forme ...


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Takaoka Tatsuya, Iida Hidekazu: Tire manufacturing method and tire manufactured thereby. Yokohama Rubber The, February 17, 2005: JP2005-041055 (3 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a tire manufacturing method capable of always effectively developing an electroconductive function without relying on the pattern or the like of a tire, and the tire manufactured thereby.SOLUTION: In a case that the tire 1 is molded by winding a rubber strip material ...