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1. (WO1999004959) IMPROVEMENTS IN TYRE MANUFACTURE

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/004959    International Application No.:    PCT/GB1998/002195
Publication Date: Fri Feb 05 00:59:59 CET 1999 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 23 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: D04H 3/04
D04H 3/12
Applicants: HOLROYD ASSOCIATES LIMITED
HOLROYD, Eric
HOLROYD, Colin
Inventors: HOLROYD, Eric
HOLROYD, Colin
Title: IMPROVEMENTS IN TYRE MANUFACTURE
Abstract:
Apparatus for manufacturing fabric comprises a pair of parallel rotatable spindles (42). Each spindle (42) has a helical channel for training cord therealong towards a distal end of each of the spindles. The spindles are rotatable in unison. The apparatus further comprises a dispensing arm (36) rotatable around the spindles for winding cord around the spindles. The spindles are tubular, such that a bead wire can be delivered from the distal end of each of the tubular spindles in use.