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
D199017 August 1964 Busch et al.
D201608 July 1965 Busch et al.
D204534 April 1966 Vizina et al.
D205335 September 1966 Busch
Other references
  • 1982 Tread Design Guide, p. 144, B. F. Goodrich Milesaver LTR Tire, top right side of page. 1983 Tread Design Guide, p. 33, General Gen.Seal Tire, bottom center of page and p. 156, Cooper Steel Radial H/T Tire, second tire in from bottom right side of page.
Patent History
Patent number: D284275
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 4, 1984
Date of Patent: Jun 17, 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: 6/596,757
Current U.S. Class: D12/142