Apollo Tyres. has filed a patent for a tire design with a unique groove-like recess structure, enhancing traction and performance. The invention also extends to corresponding wheel designs and manufacturing processes. GlobalData’s report on Apollo Tyres gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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According to GlobalData’s company profile on Apollo Tyres, Self-sealing tyres was a key innovation area identified from patents. Apollo Tyres's grant share as of January 2024 was 48%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Tire with improved groove design for better traction

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Apollo Tyres Ltd

The patent application (Publication Number: US20240025212A1) describes a novel tire design with a tread surface that includes groove-like recesses forming free spaces. These recesses have specific dimensions and contours, with transition sections that allow for changes in height and width ratios within the groove portion. The design aims to improve traction, handling, and overall performance of the tire. Additionally, the patent covers the use of blades in tire molding forms to replicate these unique groove-like recesses in the tread pattern, ensuring consistency in production.

Furthermore, the patent extends to the inclusion of these unique tire designs in wheels for automobiles, emphasizing the potential benefits for vehicle performance and safety. The detailed specifications provided in the patent application offer a comprehensive guide for manufacturers looking to implement this innovative tire design. By incorporating specific transition sections and contour variations, the patented tire design aims to enhance grip, stability, and overall durability, setting it apart from conventional tire designs in the market. The use of specialized molding forms with protruding blades further ensures the accurate replication of these features in mass production, highlighting the practicality and scalability of the proposed tire design.

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