Pneumatic tire tread and buttress


FIG. 1 is a perspective view, partly schematic, of a pneumatic tire tread and buttress embodying my new design, it being understood that the pattern is repeated throughout the circumference of the tread and buttress, as shown schematically by solid lines, and that the buttress pattern is repeated on the opposite side;

FIG. 2 is an enlarged, fragmentary developmental plan view of the tread and buttress of FIG. 1; and

FIG. 3 is an enlarged sectional view of the tread and buttress, taken substantially as indicated by line 3--3 of FIG. 2.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D201858 August 1965 Blankenship
D203961 March 1966 Benson
D238486 January 1976 Candiliotis
D265395 July 13, 1982 Hutz
D270149 August 16, 1983 Candiliotis
Other references
  • Road & Track, 4/76, p. 83, Toyo Z Radial 702 Extra Steel Tire Tread, top right side of page. 1982 Tread Design Guide, p. 68, Semperit M301 Tire, bottom right side of page. 1982 Tread Design Guide, p. 174, Sears Road Handler `AT` Tire, second row up from bottom, left side of page. Tire Review, 9/83, p. 51, Uniroyal Tire.
Patent History
Patent number: D283696
Type: Grant
Filed: Nov 9, 1983
Date of Patent: May 6, 1986
Assignee: Uniroyal Tire Company, Inc. (Middlebury, CT)
Inventor: Gerasimos Candiliotis (Grosse Pointe Farms, MI)
Primary Examiner: James M. Gandy
Attorney: Jack Posin
Application Number: 6/550,679
Current U.S. Class: D12/147