Tyre forming machine

Application Number: 00121626
Application Date: 2000.07.21
Publication Number: 1281785
Publication Date: 2001.01.31
Priority Information: 2000/7/3 JP 200532/2000; 1999/7/23 JP 208360/1999
International: B29D30/28
Applicant(s) Name: Mitsubishi Jukogyo K.K.
Inventor(s) Name: Gokawa Jiro
Patent Agency Code: 11038
Patent Agent: zhang jinxi
Abstract A tire forming machine is provided which includes a forming drum having a central drum portion arranged at an axially central location of the forming drum, and right and left drum portions which are arranged on either of the right and left sides of the central drum portion and which are movable in an axial direction of the forming drum. At the time of winding tire-forming materials on the forming drum to assemble a carcass, the right and left drum portions are brought into contact with the central drum portion and stuck with the same to cooperatively form a continuous surface. After the assembly of the carcass, the right and left drum portions are moved to respective bead setting positions to open the forming drum. Tyre forming machine contains a large number of holding mechanisms located around central axis of forming drum for displacement and holding of axial central part of carcass.