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blow-out

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The accident happened 1,000m below ground and up to 5,000m out beneath the North Sea The blow-out of a mixture of methane and nitrogen did not explode but the high pressure release "displaced a significant amount of mineral", Simon Hunter, a safety manager at ICL UK, told a news conference.
Glasgow-based Scott Beale says: "The polymer we use cuts the possibility of blow-outs and can increase the life of your tyre tread by up to 40 per cent.
Drivers know that blow-outs are a rarity these days, but few people will be comfortable if the option to change a wheel is not available to them.
In the case of a slow puncture, drivers are alerted early enough to inspect the suspect tyre before there's a danger of a high-speed blow-out.
FORMULA ONE stars have threatened to go on strike at Sunday's German Grand Prix if there is another tyre blow-out.
Driven by the need to improve fuel economy by reducing weight, along with maximising load space and reducing production costs, many car makers are considering no provision at all in the event of a blow-out.
And things went from bad to worse in the feature race with team boss Mick Linford pulling the plug after Soper's blow-out on lap 10.
US records show a number of incidents after burst tyres, with a very serious blow-out in June 1979 and three more in the next two years.
TOP 10 FEARS 1) Being tailgated 2) Visibility in the rain 3) Being caught in a high speed collision 4) Breaking down 5) Other vehicles drifting into another lane 6) Tyre blow-outs 7) Lorry drivers not being able to see other vehicles 8) Road rage 9) Missing your exit 10) Obstacles in the road
An investigation was launched into the cause of the suspected blow-outs.
And FTAs Head of Engineering Andy Mair offered tips on how to prevent trucks causing incidents that close motorways, such as shed loads, fuel spillages and tyre blow-outs.
In the 10 finals since we've had some real blow-outs, Leeds' 50-0 thrashing of Hull KR last year springing immediately to mind.
At least 36 people also were injured in crashes caused by tyre blow-outs in the first half of 2016.
02sec spin last Saturday at Shelbourne and said: "He needed that as he's had only a few blow-outs lately.
The energy boom in Australia has led to labour shortages and cost blow-outs, and there's a risk of cost-overruns, but Ichthys is in a comparatively better situation with 75 per cent of the project awarded on a lump-sum basis, he said.