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Yuuichirou Ogawa: Tire manufacturing method and green tire manufacturing apparatus. Bridgestone Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, April 22, 2008: US07361243 (2 worldwide citation)

Using a core manufacturing method, a green tire is obtained in which edge portions of a carcass ply are turned up at bead cores. An inner liner 40 is set on an external surface of a hard core 12, and a carcass 46 is formed thereon. A bladder 36 disposed inside the core is inflated, whereby edge port ...


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Myeong Hun Ahn, Keun Woo Kim, Kyun Ok Kim, Yong Hee Kim, Hwi Joong Kim: Radial tire with specified outside profile, carcass profile and bead filler profile. Hankook Tire Manufacturing, December 25, 2001: US06332486 (2 worldwide citation)

A radial tire when mounted on a rim and filled to normal inner pressure has a ratio of the upper cross-sectional height USH to the cross-sectional height SH between 0.50 and 0.59, a ratio of the lower cross-sectional height LSH to SH between 0.40 and 0.50, a rim width of more than 1.40 times the mea ...


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Naoshi Miyashita, Kazuyuki Kabe: Tire abrasion predicting method, tire designing method, tire manufacturing method, tire abrasion predicting system, and program. The Yokohama Rubber, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 16, 2010: US07680610 (2 worldwide citation)

In a prediction of abrasion characteristic of a tire, a characteristic curve of a tire axis force generated on a tire rotation axis at the slip ratio applied to the tire and changed depending upon the slip ratio is acquired. From the characteristic curve, values of tire dynamic element parameters de ...


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Nobuyoshi Shimazaki: Device for producing an unvulcanized rubber member for tire manufacturing. Bridgestone Corporation, Sughrue Mion PLLC, June 28, 2005: US06910875 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a device for producing an unvulcanized rubber member for tire manufacturing. The device includes an extruder with a die that extrudes the unvulcanized rubber member to form multiple rib-protrusions that extend in a direction corresponding to a circumferential direction ...


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Shimazaki Nobuyoshi: Unvulcanized rubber member for tire manufacturing, as well as device and method for its manufacture. Bridgestone, November 13, 2002: EP1256439-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an unvulcanized rubber member (12,14,16) for tire manufacturing. The member forms at least a portion of a green tire, and features: multiple rib-protrusions (30,34,38) that extend in a direction corresponding to a circumferential direction (Y) of the tire, and multiple ...


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Loh Yi Chang: Method of analyzing and controlling the uniformity of tires. Michelin Recherche Technique, Martin Farrell, Alan A Csontos, Martin Remick, January 11, 2005: US06842720 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling uniformity during tire manufacture includes the steps of selecting a target attribute and assigning a target value thereto, measuring the target attribute in a subject tire at a first rotational speed approximating highway speed and measuring in the subject tire indicator att ...


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Siegenthaler Karl J: Tire manufacturing process.. Bridgestone, May 5, 1993: EP0540049-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A process for manufacturing road vehicle tires (2), whereby each bead portion (4) of a first stage carcass (1) of a green tire (2) is fitted to a respective circular inner annular support (22), and a finished green tire (2) is formed by fitting the first stage carcass (1) to a second stage outer ann ...


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Kenjiro Tabuchi, Satoru Honma, Hiroki Touya: Tire manufacturing method and machine. Bridgestone Corporation, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas PLLC, December 21, 1999: US06004414 (2 worldwide citation)

A tire manufacturing method enabling a tire to maintain a high quality and a tire manufacturing machine of a simple construction and low cost by which improvement of productivity, saving of energy and reduction of maintenance man-hour are possible is provided. A tire green-case is manufactured on a ...


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Tabuchi Kenji, Honma Satoru, Touya Hiroki: Tyre manufacturing method and machine. Bridgestone, July 22, 1998: EP0854030-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A tire manufacturing method enabling a tire to maintain a high quality and a tire manufacturing machine of a simple construction and low cost by which improvement of productivity, saving of energy and reduction of maintenance are possible are provided. A tire green-case is manufactured on a drum (4) ...


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Tanaka Teruo, Saegusa Yukio: Radial tire manufacturing method. Bridgestone, November 29, 2000: EP1055507-A2 (2 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 ...