The new MICHELIN X Multi Energy D Pre-Mold retread
complements our new tire offering in meeting those needs and performs especially well in 4x2 applications.
As the world leader in tire manufacturing solutions, VMI sees the retread
market as increasingly being a core business.
Domestic industry sources say that the most popular brands of retread
TBR tires on the island include Bridgestone, Michelin and Maxxis, with the Bridgestone factory expected to affect the major supply of some 12 local retreaded
However, international standards for retread
tyres are starting to bite.
He added that the new factory can retread
most sizes of tyres.
Compared to new tires, retread
tires can contribute to resource conservation by reducing as much as two-thirds the consumption of raw materials such as natural rubber, reducing CO2 emissions generated in tire production, and contribute to reducing the number of tires scrapped by maximizing their total life.
Industries send their old tires to the retread
plant, the old rubber is buffed off, new rubber is applied, and it is put through a mold.
If every commercial vehicle in Wales had retread
tyres, it would conserve nearly 7,500 tonnes of material every year, but we need to start now if we are going to solve the problem.
A new tire would cost about $400; a retread
runs about $135, Larsen says.
The company is at the forefront of retread
tyre technology and already has plans for further expansion in the town.
The pair now claims 10 service centers and four retread
plants across Arkansas among their fleet.
For tires used in long-haul service, the new extended warranty will cover workmanship and materials for up to two retreads
or five years from date of manufacture on or after Sept.
The Brazilian market is supplied with both new and retread
tyres whereas in the European Union there is no significant market for retreads
BIRMINGHAM-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres is spreading its wings worldwide - with a new hi-tech retread
and distribution facility in China.
Goodyear Dunlop Tyres has announced a further substantial investment in its Wolverhampton truck tyre retread