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1. (WO2018200971) METHOD FOR ATTACHING SPOKES TO A HUB USING A CAGE FOR A NON-PNEUMATIC TIRE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/200971    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/029819
Publication Date: Fri Nov 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B60B 1/04
B60B 9/26
Applicants: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSENMENTS MICHELIN
GUREVICH, Leon
RIVERS, Eric
WILSON, Brian
Inventors: GUREVICH, Leon
RIVERS, Eric
WILSON, Brian
Title: METHOD FOR ATTACHING SPOKES TO A HUB USING A CAGE FOR A NON-PNEUMATIC TIRE
Abstract:
A method of forming a non-pneumatic tire is provided that includes a spoke/cage assembly that has a cage and a plurality of spokes. Adhesive is applied to the spoke/cage assembly and/or a hub, and the spoke/cage assembly is positioned around the outer surface of the hub to cause the adhesive to be located between the outer surface of the hub and the spoke/cage assembly. Force is applied to urge the spoke/cage assembly and the outer surface of the hub together, and the spoke/cage assembly and spokes are attached to the hub.