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Title:
TIRE UNIFORMITY MACHINE GRINDING ASSEMBLY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2005084261
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A grinder assembly (10) contacts a tire (T) supported by a frame (F) relative to the tire (T). The grinder assembly (10) includes at least one section, and a vertical repositioning system (118) supporting the at least one section. The vertical repositioning system (118) enables the at least one section to be vertically repositioned relative to the tire (T). The at least one section includes a grinding head (24), a radial positioning system (18) supporting the grinding head (24) for radial movement with respect to the tire (T), and a tilt adjuster (90) provided adjacent the grinding head (24) to provide for pivotal movement thereof. The vertical repositioning system (118) includes at least one rail extending along the frame (F), and a rail carriage supporting the at least one section on the at least one rail, the rail carriage being vertically repositionable along the at least one rail.

Inventors:
POLING SR DAVID (US)
DELMORO RICHARD (US)
KRAUSE DAVID (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2005/006377
Publication Date:
December 01, 2005
Filing Date:
February 28, 2005
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
AKRON SPECIAL MACHINERY INC (US)
POLING SR DAVID (US)
DELMORO RICHARD (US)
KRAUSE DAVID (US)
International Classes:
B24B1/00; B24B5/00; B24B5/18; B24B5/36; B24B41/00; B24B49/00; (IPC1-7): B24B1/00; B24B49/00; B24B5/00; B24B5/18; B29H21/08
Foreign References:
US4669228A1987-06-02
US3574973A1971-04-13
US3724137A1973-04-03
US3218208A1965-11-16
US4080230A1978-03-21
US4515200A1985-05-07
Other References:
See also references of EP 1725376A4
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