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Title:
AIR MAINTENANCE TIRE AND CONNECTOR SYSTEM
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2013129420
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To incorporate an air maintenance function for reexpansion of a tire into the tire, so as to supplement normal air diffusion brought about with the passage of time, without the need for the intervention of a driver.

An air maintenance tire and connector system includes: a tire carcass; a slender integral air passageway which is housed in a flexible tire component, and which is extended between an air inlet cavity and an air outlet cavity 134 in the flexible tire component and extended along at least a partial circumferential path around the tire carcass; and a connector assembly 136 which includes a hollow body inserted into at least a first cavity among a plurality of cavities and having a central chamber, a protruding funnel-shaped housing part extended from the hollow body, and a through-channel extended to the central chamber through the funnel-shaped housing part and having a cross-sectional contour for receiving and accomodating a free end of a strip core inside.


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Inventors:
Hinque, Daniel Paul Luc Marie
Piret, Gauthier
Bonnet, Gilles
DI, Prizio Olivier
Application Number:
JP2012000278875
Publication Date:
July 04, 2013
Filing Date:
December 21, 2012
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO:THE
International Classes:
B60C29/04; B60C5/00
Domestic Patent References:
JP2011126527A2011-06-30
JP2009537386A2009-10-29
JP2007501153A2007-01-25
JP2013129196A2013-07-04
Foreign References:
US20060118224A12006-06-08
US3304981A1967-02-21
SE183890C11963-05-21
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
宮崎 昭夫
石橋 政幸
緒方 雅昭