Patents by Inventor Stalnaker O. David

Stalnaker O. David 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).

  • Publication number: 20120204633
    Abstract: A tire testing apparatus that includes a test drum and at least one tire station. The test drum has an outer radial surface and a plurality of sectioned plates having outer radial test surfaces, wherein the plurality of sectioned plates mount on the outer radial surface of the test drum. The tire testing apparatus further includes at least one tire station having a selected tire with a tread, wherein the tread of the selected tire presses against the outer radial test surface of the plurality of sectional plates, and wherein the at least one tire station applies a force against the tread of the selected tire. Further, a tire testing method includes providing a selected tire having a circumferential tread and moving the selected tire against a rotating test drum having a plurality of sectional plates having a test surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS TIRE OPERATIONS, LLC
    Inventors: Yurjevich A. Martin, Stalnaker O. David