Patent Number: 8,714,954

Title: Tire vulcanizer

Abstract: Provided is a tire vulcanizer capable of adjusting the height of an upper mold attaching member or a lower mold attaching member while fixing the position of the upper mold attaching member or the lower mold attaching member, with a simple structure. A tire vulcanizer (2) includes: a guide frame (5) that supports an upper mold attaching member (21) and a base frame (26); a fixed rack (6) that is provided to the guide frame (5) along the height direction of a mold (23) and includes a plurality of teeth, the mold (23) including an upper mold (4) placed in the upper mold attaching member (21) and a lower mold (35) placed in the base frame (26); a movable rack (7) that is provided to the upper mold attaching member (21), meshes with the fixed rack (6), and includes a plurality of teeth; and an air cylinder that moves the movable rack (7) in the height direction of the mold (23) with respect to the upper mold attaching member (21) while keeping the height of the upper mold attaching member (21) constant.

Inventors: Agawa; Jiro (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machinery Technology Corporation

International Classification: B29C 33/22 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018