Patents by Inventor Claude Lescoffit

Claude Lescoffit 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: 5783003
    Abstract: A tire includes incisions in a ply of parallel cords of the tire, made pr to the ply's utilization for making the tire. A cutting device for making the incisions is comprised of a reference holder to impose a known orientation to the parallel cords. It is comprised of a blade of a given width C, the blade being positioned transversely relative to the known orientation, the device including an assembly for causing the cutting of the cords by the blade, and including an assembly for moving the blade transversely relative to the holder, and an assembly for moving the ply longitudinally relative to the holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 1996
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1998
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin-Michelin & Cie
    Inventor: Claude Lescoffit
  • Patent number: 4922984
    Abstract: To assure inflation of a tire 2 during its rotation, a hose 3 is placed on he inside periphery of rim 1. A pressure roller 5, solid with the wheel carrier and therefore non-rotatable, causes a local reduction in the section of hose 3. During rotation of tire 2, air is forced from an orifice 31 forming an air intake, to an inside volume 20 of tire 2, via a check valve 4. To provide deflation, a roller rests on a pusher which controls the opening of valve 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 1988
    Date of Patent: May 8, 1990
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin-Michelin & Cie
    Inventors: Andre Dosjoub, Claude Lescoffit
  • Patent number: 4572265
    Abstract: The rim has at least one stop which may be of great height, provided with a notch which is so shaped and oriented that the tire bead can be mounted from the mounting well up to its seat by relative rotation of the tire and the rim.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 1984
    Date of Patent: February 25, 1986
    Assignee: Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin
    Inventor: Claude Lescoffit