A tool for tire uninstalling and installing machines includes an element for connection to a movable bearing member of the tire uninstalling and installing machine, which has a longitudinal axis, and a round contact element which is freely and rotatably supported by said connection member about a rotation axis and which has an external outline …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Gianfranco Pellacani, Roberto Iotti, Mauro Barbetti
Assignees (initial): Teco S.r.l. (Correggio (Reggio Emilia), IT
Agents: Themis Law (attorney)

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


  • 1. A tool for tire uninstalling and installing machines comprising: a joining member to a movable …
  • 2. The tool according to claim 1 , wherein said rim comprises at least a peripheral …
  • 3. The tool according to claim 1 , wherein in a working condition of said …

International priority data

IT: MO2009A0130 / May. 18, 2009 (national)

Cited documents


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Brief Description of the Drawings

Additional characteristics and advantages of the invention will be more apparent from the detailed description of a few preferred, non-exclusive embodiments of a tool for tire uninstalling and installing machines …


Field of the Invention

The present invention relates to a tire uninstalling and installing machine, which can be particularly used for removing low-profile tires or run-flat tires, i.e. those that can roll even …

Detailed Description of an Embodiment of the Invention

Referring to the above figures, numeral 1 designates a tire uninstalling and installing machine which comprises a base 2 having a bead removing device 3 on one side, which is adapted …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The grant number is 08464775, the patent particularly claims a tool for tire uninstalling and installing machines comprising: a joining member…, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary, the recorded inventor's name is Iotti Roberto, the applicant's last name is Pellacani, and his first name is Gianfranco, the invention is titled Tool for Tire Uninstalling and Installing Machines, the grant publication date is Jun. 18, 2013, similar classification categories are Rim Compressors, in which the raised area of the pattern consists only of isolated elements, e.g. blocks, pivotal about the wheel axis, or movable along the rim edge, e.g. rollable, Pushing elements on opposed faces of tire and / or rim, Including relatively movable wheel gripping jaws, substantial cord reinforcement, e.g. cordless tyres, cast tyres, disposed circumferentially relative to wheel axis, Three or more rim engaging elements, mounted on the wheel or tyre, Plural force-mechanisms, the recorded agent's company name - Themis Law, the assignee is a foreign company or corporation, the invention details are shown in 6 figures, the patent grant was extended by 422 days, the application was examined by Danny Hong, Monica Carter (3727 USPTO department), the assignee location is Correggio (Reggio Emilia) (IT); its organization is Teco S.r.l., the drawings include the following: Perspective view of a tire, Partly sectional front view of the tire, Side view of the tire, Tool for Tire Uninstalling and Installing, numbered 12/781,581 (application), originally classified under Pedestal type, the application publication date is May. 17, 2010, 10 claims comprise the protection scope, the invention description is illustrated by 6 drawings, developed by Gianfranco Pellacani et al.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Both on tire, Single bar pry or lever type, having a tyre support or a tool, movable along wheel axis, for removing and mounting tyres, Circumferentially traveling, Pushing elements on opposed faces of tire and / or rim, Means rotates around relatively fixed axis, Wheel Holding Means, Tire Removers, Adjustable or adaptable for different sizes or shapes, Means for holding wheels or parts thereof, acting axially on the whole circumference of the bead or side wall, Apparatus or tools adapted for mounting, removing or inspecting tyres, Pedestal type. The designated search classifications include Pedestal type, Both on tire, Wheel Holding Means, Single bar pry or lever type.

Patent details
Publication number 08464775
Publication date Jun. 18, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 12/781,581
Application date May. 17, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 12
Extension term 422
National classification 157/1.24
Total number of claims 10
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 6
Number of figures 6
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