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
D203961 March 1966 Benson
D228636 October 1973 Vizina, Jr.
D239273 March 1976 Senger
D243448 February 22, 1977 Senger
D259191 May 12, 1981 Candiliotis
D279281 June 18, 1985 Hutz
Other references
  • 1983 Tread Design Guide, .COPYRGT.1/83, p. 34, General Ameri Sport Tire, second tire in from top left side of page.
Patent History
Patent number: D283697
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: 6/550,686
Current U.S. Class: D12/147