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Title: Tire apparatus

Abstract

A tire support apparatus includes a support plate for receiving a tire includes an optional inflatable inner tube for insertion into the tire cavity, and an upper plate having a hole for receiving a support member, the upper plate further includes a ring having an inner lip that seats against the bead region of the tire and a radially outer surface that seats against the lower sidewall region of the tire T.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Akron, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1532143
Patent Number(s):
9233583
Application Number:
14/103,190
Assignee:
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B29 - WORKING OF PLASTICS B29D - PRODUCING PARTICULAR ARTICLES FROM PLASTICS OR FROM SUBSTANCES IN A PLASTIC STATE
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B60 - VEHICLES IN GENERAL B60C - VEHICLE TYRES
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0005447
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013-12-11
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Lin, Cheng -Hsiung, Durr, Michael Joseph, Byatarayanapura Gopala, Arun Kumar, and Norton, Dale Roy. Tire apparatus. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Lin, Cheng -Hsiung, Durr, Michael Joseph, Byatarayanapura Gopala, Arun Kumar, & Norton, Dale Roy. Tire apparatus. United States.
Lin, Cheng -Hsiung, Durr, Michael Joseph, Byatarayanapura Gopala, Arun Kumar, and Norton, Dale Roy. Tue . "Tire apparatus". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1532143.
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