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Inventor:
Caretta; Renato
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Gallarate, IT
No. of patents:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D472205 Tire tread for high-performance vehicles March 25, 2003
D335841 Tire May 25, 1993
D304561 Tire November 14, 1989
D270343 Tire August 30, 1983
8029257 Method and apparatus for moulding and curing tyres for vehicle wheels October 4, 2011
A method of molding and curing tires for vehicle wheels includes the steps of disposing a tire being processed on a toroidal support, enclosing the tire and the toroidal support inside a molding cavity defined in a vulcanization mould, pressing the outer surface of the tire against t
7964128 Process and apparatus for continuously producing an elastomeric composition June 21, 2011
A process for continuously producing an elastomeric composition includes metering at least one elastomer, at least one filler, and at least one minor ingredient; feeding the at least one elastomer, the at least one filler, and the at least one minor ingredient into at least one extruder;
7909953 Method for making tires for vehicle wheels March 22, 2011
A first carcass ply (3) is formed by depositing onto a toroidal support (11), strip-like lengths (13) cut to size from a continuous strip-like element and each comprising longitudinal thread-like elements (14) incorporated into a layer of elastomer material (17). The strip-like lengt
7770622 Plant for producing types of tyres different from each other August 10, 2010
A plant for producing types of tyres different from each other includes a manufacturing unit including a plurality of work stations, devices for transfer and movement of the tyres being produced, and a vulcanizing unit including vulcanizing moulds for the tyres being produced. Each work
7597837 Method and apparatus for moulding and curing tyres for vehicle wheels October 6, 2009
A method of moulding and curing tires for vehicle wheels includes the steps of disposing a tire being processed on a toroidal support, enclosing the tire and the toroidal support inside a moulding cavity defined in a vulcanization mould, pressing the outer surface of the tire against
7472733 Vehicle tire with a particular carcass ply and/or a particular circumferentially inextensible an January 6, 2009
A tire for a vehicle wheel includes a carcass structure having at least one first carcass ply, a pair of circumferentially inextensible annular structures, a belt structure applied to the carcass structure, a tread band applied to the belt structure, and at least one pair of sidewalls
7416007 Tyre for a vehicle wheel August 26, 2008
A tyre for a vehicle wheel includes a carcass structure, belt structure, tread band, and at least one pair of sidewalls. The carcass structure includes at least one first carcass ply and at least two annular reinforcing structures. The at least one first carcass ply includes elongate
7276131 Method of making a tire for a vehicle wheel October 2, 2007
A method of making a tire includes making a carcass structure; applying a belt structure, tread band, and at least one pair of sidewalls; and vulcanizing the tire. Making the carcass structure involves formation of at least one first carcass ply, including preparing and depositing at
7150187 System and method for monitoring deformations of a moving tire December 19, 2006
A system for monitoring the deformations of a moving tyre fitted on a rim associated with a vehicle includes a moving station associated with the rim and a fixed station associated with the vehicle. The moving station includes a device for measuring the deformations in at least one p
7133736 Method for designing a tire and method for producing at least one tire November 7, 2006
A method for designing a tyre includes defining at least one profile of the tyre based on a group of predefined dimensional constraints; defining at least one additional profile of the tyre based on predefined dimensional values of structural parts of the tyre; defining, within a cro
7131475 High and medium performance tire for vehicles November 7, 2006
A tire for a wheel of a vehicle includes a casing structure, a belt structure, and a tread band. A tread band pattern includes a central zone, two intermediate zones, and two shoulder zones. Each of the zones extends between planes that are substantially parallel to an equatorial pla
7128115 Method and an apparatus for manufacturing components of a tire for vehicle wheels October 31, 2006
An apparatus for manufacturing components for a tire being worked is provided. The apparatus includes a toroidal support for carrying the components of a tire being worked. The toroidal support has an outer surface substantially matching an inner shape of the tire. The apparatus also
7096910 Tire for a vehicle wheel August 29, 2006
A tyre for a vehicle wheel includes a carcass structure, a belt structure, a tread band, and sidewalls. The carcass structure includes at least one first and second carcass ply and a pair of annular reinforcing structures. The carcass plies are formed of strip sections extending in a
7096908 Self-supporting tyre for a vehicle wheel, and method of making the tyre August 29, 2006
A self-supporting tyre for a vehicle wheel includes a carcass structure, a belt structure, a tread band, a pair of sidewalls, and at least one elastic stiffening insert. The carcass structure includes at least one carcass ply provided with end flaps engaged with respective annular re
7041185 Method of making a tire May 9, 2006
A method of making a tire includes forming at least one first carcass ply of a structure, forming at least one circumferentially-inextensible annular structure, and applying the at least one circumferentially-inextensible annular structure to a region close to inner cicumferential ed
7005023 Method of manufacturing tires February 28, 2006
A method of manufacturing tires includes the steps of making structural components for tires, assembling the structural components of each tire following a pre-established sequence at respective work stations disposed along a manufacturing line, transferring the tires to a curing line, a
6972063 Method of manufacturing a tire for a vehicle wheel December 6, 2005
A method of manufacturing a carcass structure for vehicle tires includes the steps of making at least one carcass ply by deposition of elongated sections circumferentially distributed on a toroidal support and applying annular reinforcing structures to a region close to inner circumferen
6959592 Method and system for monitoring the deformations of a tire in motion November 1, 2005
A system for monitoring deformations of a moving tire mounted on a rim associated with a vehicle includes a moving station and a fixed station. The moving station is operatively coupled to the rim. The moving station measures, at least intermittently and in at least one direction, a
6956466 Anti-theft device for a vehicle and method for activating the anti-theft device October 18, 2005
An anti-theft device for a vehicle with tyre wheels includes an immobilization device, at least one detection control unit, and at least one sensor. The immobilization device activates an anti-theft procedure. The at least one detection control unit is connected to the immobilization
6945295 Tire for a vehicle wheel comprising a particular carcass structure September 20, 2005
A carcass structure for vehicle wheel tires includes at least one carcass ply and a pair of annular reinforcing structures. The at least one carcass ply includes a first and a second series of strip segments consecutively arranged along a circumferential development of a toroidal support
6941992 Tire for a vehicle wheel and method of manufacturing the tire September 13, 2005
A carcass structure for a vehicle wheel tyre includes at least one carcass ply comprising thread elements substantially disposed transversely of a circumferential extension of the carcass structure, and at least one pair of annular reinforcing structures disposed close to respective inne
6923231 Tire including blocks and transverse notches August 2, 2005
A tire for vehicle wheels provided with a tread pattern includes at least one continuous central circumferential groove straddling an equatorial plane of the tire, at least two continuous lateral circumferential grooves having median planes substantially parallel to the equatorial plane
6908523 Plant for producing tires of different types simultaneously June 21, 2005
A method for producing types of tires different from each other includes the steps of making a plurality of structural components for the tires, manufacturing the tires by assembling the structural components in proximity to corresponding work stations, moving the tires being manufac
6899154 Carcass structure for a tire and tire provided with the carcass structure May 31, 2005
A tire carcass structure includes at least one carcass ply and a pair of annular reinforcing structures. The at least one carcass ply includes a first and second series of strip segments. Each strip segment extends around a cross-section profile of the carcass structure to define two
6841113 Method and apparatus for curing tires January 11, 2005
A method for curing a tyre includes the steps of closing the tyre in a mould, heating at least one lower hot table, at least one upper hot table, and at least one annular hot table to transmit heat to the tyre. The at least one lower hot table, the at least one upper hot table, and the a
6829926 System for checking the air pressure in the tires of a motor vehicle December 14, 2004
A system for checking at least one status parameter of a tire for a motor vehicle includes at least one wheel, including a tire mounted on a rim, an inner tube inserted into a cavity defined between the tire and the rim, a first device for measuring the at least one status parameter asso
6814119 Self-supporting tire for a vehicle wheel and method for manufacturing the tire November 9, 2004
A self-supporting tire for vehicle wheels includes a carcass structure having at least one carcass ply, a belt structure, a tread band, at least one pair of sidewalls, and at least one pair of resilient stiffening inserts incorporated into the carcass structure. The at least one carcass
6789590 Method of manufacturing a tire including carcass ply terminal zones engaged with respective annu September 14, 2004
A method of manufacturing a tire for a vehicle wheel includes making a carcass structure, applying a belt structure to the carcass structure, applying a tread band to the belt structure, and applying at least one pair of sidewalls to the carcass structure. Making the carcass structure
6783619 Method for manufacturing a tyre August 31, 2004
A method for manufacturing a tire includes the steps of preparing strip sections, laying down a first series of the strip sections on a toroidal support, applying at least primary portions of annular reinforcing structures against end flaps of the strip sections of the first series at
6782739 Method and system for monitoring the deformations of a tire in motion August 31, 2004
A system for monitoring deformations of a tire fitted on a rim associated with a vehicle includes a reflecting element positioned on an inner surface of the tire and a moving station located in a predetermined position on the rim. The reflecting element reflects an optical beam and i
6766839 Tire for vehicle wheels with improved bead structure July 27, 2004
A tire for vehicle wheels includes a carcass, a tread strip, and a belt structure. The carcass has a central crown portion and two axially opposite sidewalls terminating in a pair of beads. Each bead includes at least one circumferentially unextendable annular reinforcing core having a
6763288 Method and system for monitoring and/or controlling behavior of a vehicle by measuring deformati July 13, 2004
A method for monitoring and/or controlling the behavior of a vehicle including at least one wheel includes determining one or more values of deformation of a tire of the at least one wheel by measuring the one or more values using a first signal emitted between a rim of the at least one
6738686 Apparatus and method for producing tires of different types simultaneously May 18, 2004
An apparatus for producing tyres of different types simultaneously includes a central processing unit, work stations, and local processing units. The central processing unit causes sequential execution of a plurality of operating steps at the work stations according to one or more pr
6719025 Dual composition tread band for tire April 13, 2004
A tire for a vehicle includes a radial carcass, a tread band disposed radially outward of the carcass, and a belt structure interposed between the carcass and the tread band. The tread band also includes a first portion of a first elastomeric compound having a first modulus of elasti
6635132 Method and an apparatus for manufacturing components of a tire for vehicle wheels October 21, 2003
A method of manufacturing components for a tire for vehicle wheels includes the steps of picking up a toroidal support using a robotized arm, feeding at least one elongated element from a delivery member disposed adjacent to the outer surface of the toroidal support, giving the toroidal
6623584 Method of manufacturing a carcass structure and a vehicle tire September 23, 2003
A method of manufacturing a carcass structure for vehicle tires includes preparing strip sections, each comprising longitudinal and parallel thread elements coated at least partly with at least one layer of raw elastomer material. A first series of strip sections is laid down onto a toro
6571845 Low-section tire and mould and process for manufacturing a tire air tube June 3, 2003
A low-section tire includes an air tube including an internal wall and two air tube sidewalls. The internal wall comprises a greater rigidity than the tube sidewalls so that, when a carcass and the tube are mounted on a rim, and during inflation, the tube sidewalls contact the carcass
6479008 Method and apparatus for moulding and curing tires for vehicle wheels November 12, 2002
A green tire manufactured on a toroidal support is closed in a vulcanization mould. Steam or another fluid under pressure is infed to a diffusion gap which is formed, following an expansion of the tire, between the inner surface of the latter and the outer surface of the toroidal sup
6457504 Carcass structure for vehicle tires October 1, 2002
Formation of a carcass ply takes place by laying down onto a toroidal support (11), a first and a second series of strip-like sections (13, 14) cut to size from a continuous strip-like element (2a) and each comprising longitudinal thread-like elements (15) incorporated into a layer of
6409959 Process for manufacturing, moulding and curing tires for vehicle wheels June 25, 2002
In a process for manufacturing, moulding and curing tires for vehicle wheels without a vulcanization bladder, many drawbacks can result from a direct contact between the green tire and the fluid under pressure admitted in order to create the necessary pressing of the elastomer materi
6408913 Device for inflating and deflating a tire inner tube, inner tube and wheel formed by a tire and June 25, 2002
A device for inflating and deflating a flexible container which is elastically expandable for introduction of pressurized fluid into an internal volume of the container is described. The device is housed inside a cavity isolable from a surrounding environment, the device being insert
6382283 Tire for vehicle wheels including sipes May 7, 2002
A tire for vehicle wheels, provided with a tread band, includes a plurality of raised blocks confined between at least two longitudinal grooves, at least two transverse grooves meeting the longitudinal grooves, and a first and second series of sipes formed in the blocks to divide each bl
6357502 Tire wheel and its components March 19, 2002
A tire wheel for vehicles comprises a mounting rim which can be associated with a hub of a vehicle and is provided with two bead seats forming a cone, for engagement with corresponding beads of a tire, with its apex on said axis of rotation in a position axially outside said rim, a tire
6336985 Method for making a tire for vehicle wheels January 8, 2002
A vehicle tire is made by inflating a vulcanized air tube to a slight pressure. Then, at least one thread element is wound around the transverse profile of the air tube to form a first carcass ply consisting of turns disposed consecutively in side-by-side relationship. A pair of annular
6332999 Method and apparatus for moulding and curing tires for vehicle wheels December 25, 2001
A method of moulding and curing tires for vehicle wheels includes disposing a tire being worked on a rigid toroidal support having an outer surface the shape of which substantially matches an inner surface of the tire, closing the tire and rigid toroidal support in a moulding cavity defi
6328084 Vehicle tire with a particular carcass ply and/or a particular circumferentially inextensible an December 11, 2001
The carcass structure of a tire comprises one or more carcass plies each formed of strip lengths comprising longitudinal thread elements incorporated in a layer of elastomer material. The strip elements have respective crown portions disposed circumferentially in mutual side-by-side
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