The blocking device of a wheel rim on a tire-mounting machine is provided with a rotating support plate having a central hole, and includes a stem for engaging with the rotating support plate, and a cursor which is slidable on the stem and which includes a conical centring body and a device for activating for moving …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Giulio Corghi, Andrea Bacchi
Assignees (initial): Corghi S.p.A. (Correggio (Reggio Emilia), IT
Agents: Browdy and Neimark, PLLC (attorney)

The application was examined by Monica Carter (USPTO dept. 3727), Danny Hong


  • 1. A blocking device (10) of a wheel rim (100) on a centrally-holed rotating wheel-rim …
  • 2. The device of claim 1 , wherein the collar (20) is engaged to the stem …
  • 3. The device of claim 1 , wherein the mechanical connection between the motor (28) …

International priority data

IT: RE09A0009 / Feb. 6, 2009 (national)

Cited documents


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Brief Description of Drawings

Further characteristics and advantages of the invention will be evident from a reading of the following description which is provided purely by way of non-limiting example, with the aid of the figures …


Brief Summary

The invention relates to a self-centring device for blocking a wheel rim in a working position on a tyre-mounting machine, with the aim of fitting or removing a tyre …

Detailed Description

The figures show a device 1 for supporting and blocking a rim 100 of a tyre-mounting machine, not completely illustrated as it is in itself of known type. The device …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The patent particularly claims a blocking device (10) of a wheel rim (100) on a centrally-holed rotating…, the published agent's company name - Browdy and Neimark, PLLC, the assignee organization is Corghi S.p.A., located in Correggio (Reggio Emilia) (IT), the application publication date is Feb. 12, 2010, the exemplary patent drawings are Device for Blocking a Wheel, section II-II of the device, Lateral view of a device, invented by Andrea Bacchi et al., the grant number is 08453702 (publication number), the grant publication date is Jun. 4, 2013, illustrated by 2 drawings, the patent was extended by 573 days, similar categories include the plies being arranged with all cords disposed along the circumference of the tyre, Individually operated, Including link or lever carried abutment, Wear-indicating arrangements, Spoke securing, having separate inflatable inserts, e.g. with inner tubes, Means for lubricating, venting, preventing relative movement between tyre and inner tube, Radially inwardly directed, touching the ground, Tread rings between dual tyres, Miscellaneous, the recorded inventor's name is Bacchi Andrea, the invention details are shown in 3 figures, the application was examined by Danny Hong, Monica Carter (3727 USPTO department), 11 claims comprise the protection scope, numbered 12/705,272 (application), the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, categorized under Wheel Holding Means as a primary classification, the exemplary claims include number 1, the recorded applicant's name is Giulio Corghi, the invention is named Device for Blocking a Wheel Rim.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Single link or pry type, Apparatus or tools adapted for mounting, removing or inspecting tyres, Wheel Holding Means, Adjustable or adaptable for different sizes or shapes, Tire Removers, With screw-nut actuating device, Including relatively movable wheel gripping jaws, With cam or wedge type actuating device, Means for holding wheels or parts thereof, Circumferentially traveling, Means mounted to swing between locations, Means rotates around relatively fixed axis, Spoke Extractors, Pedestal type, Grooving, Slitting Lacerating of Rubber Tires, for removing and mounting tyres, Including inflatable wheel gripping element, having a tyre support or a tool, movable along wheel axis, Pushing elements on opposed faces of tire and / or rim, Cutting profiles into the treads of tyres, Manufacture of wheels wholly or predominantly made from wood, e.g. cart wheels, Manufacture of wood-rimmed wheels, e.g. steering wheels, For collapsing or shifting tire axially. The designated search classifications include Single link or pry type, Vehicle wheel, For collapsing or shifting tire axially, Wheel Holding Means.

Patent details
Publication number 08453702
Publication date Jun. 4, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 12/705,272
Application date Feb. 12, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 12
Extension term 573
National classification 157/14
Total number of claims 11
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 2
Number of figures 3
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