Patents by Inventor Charles Earl Branick

Charles Earl Branick has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4036275
    Abstract: An apparatus for stripping tread from a tire in preparation for tire retreading operations includes a hollow, generally cylindrical cutter which is mounted for rotation with a sharpened cutting edge of the cutter disposed adjacent the surface of a rotating tire to be stripped and with the cylindrical cutter surface intersecting the tire surface at a relatively large angle. A pivotally and oscillatorly mounted abrading device is provided adjacent the cutter for roughening both the tread and shoulder portions of the stripped tire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 1975
    Date of Patent: July 19, 1977
    Inventor: Charles Earl Branick
  • Patent number: 3944458
    Abstract: An apparatus for applying a generally flat strip of uncured tread material about the tread receiving portion and adjacent portions of the side walls of a tire carcass including a first roller means resiliently urging the center portion of the strip into engagement with the tire carcass, a flexible belt having a generally flat or arcuate configuration of relatively large curvature and second roller means for resiliently biasing opposite sides or edges of the belt toward the carcass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 1974
    Date of Patent: March 16, 1976
    Inventor: Charles Earl Branick