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Published on January 1, 2008

Spring Vent Technical Paper

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Date Published January 1, 2008

This Report has been authored by:Michael Stefanidis at Glebus Alloys/Konstrukta #with# Richard Coleman at C&C Consulting

A new patented idea is finally here to improve final finish operations. Spring vents can assist tire manufacturers to automate their process during curing, improve the tire's final appearance and reduce trim waste. The functionality of spring vents in tire molds will be explained to show how manufacturers can reduce trimming and mold repair costs.