Pacific Ring Weave


#102

Ringweave dictionary:

" strip cut quoter ring"

It is possible to further cut a strip cut half ring into two half loops.
Half of the half makes a quoter.


#103

Ringweave dictionary:

“link”

Strip cut quoter rings can be linked into each other.


#104

Ringweave dictionary:

“linked line”

Multiple strip cut quoter rings can be linked into a line:


#105

Here are machines you can buy to cut tires:

Sidewall remover only $4100 :slight_smile:


#106

First part of this video shows the sidewall cutter in use.


#107

#108

Ring weave dictionary: “woven sheet”

A flat ; 2 dimensional sheet like object could be called a woven sheet.


#109

Ring weave dictionary: “quad”

The basic unit of this type of weaving seems to the four tires linked together.
I would like to call the four tires linked together a quad.

The belts of his one is made of tires that the sidewalls were removed, but he belts were not cut.


#110

Ring weave dictionary: “quad center”

The center of a quad could be called a quad center.

The number of the quad centers could be used to determine a size of a woven sheet.

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#111

Ring Weave dictionary: “quad centers in a woven sheet”

It is possible to observe quad centers in a woven sheet:

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#112

Ring weave dictionary: “holes”

It is also possible to observe holes in is a woven sheet. I would like to call them holes.

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#113

Quad centers:


#114

Hole:


#115

Ring weave dictionary: " woven tube" or just “tube”

A sheet can be woven closed to form a tube.

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#116

What would be the smallest diameter tube, practically woven, expressed in the
number of quad centers on its perimeter, using belts made out of tires?


#117

woven tube

( Computer image by Coboy Kim Cowdroy )

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( Computer image by Coboy Kim Cowdroy )


#118

woven tube:

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#119

woven tube with floaters and sinkers: (in a tank)

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#120

woven sheet ( Computer image by Coboy Kim Cowdroy )

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#121

I noticed on Gerd’s original site he had 3 different weaving types: Type H, L and D.
https://web.archive.org/web/20040517170810fw_/http://www.ringtech.de:80/en/produkte/index.html#Gewebe

Unfortunately the pictures have been taken down. I wonder if one of them would eliminate the holes in the weave. The 3d cubes that were posted somewhere had no holes, but I’m not sure if that same weave works as a larger mat.