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retread

(ˈritrɛd)
n. a burned-out person; a made-over person. Chuck is just a retread. He’s through.
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Multi(TM) Energy D Pre-Mold(TM) retread for regional and emerging super-regional applications.
Traditional retread technology involves buffing the tire carcass to remove all traces of the previous tread, and then spraying the surface of the tire body with solvent-based cement, which includes volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
For that reason, the tires on these vehicles have specific requirements that retreads don't meet.
Michelin, the world's second-largest tire maker, has already set up a tire retread plant in Taiwan.
The signs are that the market for retread and recycled tyres will grow, as world demand for rubber grows, particularly in China.
The state-of-the-art retread facility, which has sophisticated machinery and equipment, has a capacity to retread 26,000 tyres in two shifts, Shoichi Sakuma, President of Bridgestone Middle East & Africa, told Times of Oman yesterday.
Tokyo, July 20, 2009 - (JCN) - Bridgestone Corporation has announced plans to build a new plant for the production of precure tread for retread tires.
The facility will support airlines based in the Asia Pacific region by distributing new tyres that have been manufactured in Birmingham and by providing a retread service.
The retread business has grown so much over the past few years that the plant is moving into a new, 80,000 square foot facility in October 2008, said Foley Tires can be retreaded up to three times after they come off the assembly line, he said.
The Wales Environment Trust is urging businesses to use retread tyres to cut 26,000 tonnes of waste.
The six-employee company, H&O Precure Retread Inc.
Maxsport Competition Tyres plans to eventually retread more than 50,000 tyres a year,primarily for the motors port and off road vehicle markets.
TWELVE YEARS AGO, LAWSON Hembree left the banking industry to share ownership of Trans-American Tire -- a one-store tire retread company in.
Tires covered by this extended warranty must have been inspected by an authorized BFGoodrich commercial truck tire dealer and retreaded by an authorized Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) dealer or an authorized Oliver Retread dealer.
Conference presentations will be held on Thursday, July 24, and will include the following: "Introduction," Gustavo Lima, Latin Expo Group LLC; "TIA technician training--tire safety starts here," Matt White, Tire Industry Association; "Changes and innovation," Sergio Prada, Bridgestone de Colombia SAS; "The importance of brands in the market," Alejandro Martinez Avila, Cooper Tire & Rubber de Mexico; "Continental's promise is with security and the environment," Ignacio Javier Mendoza Altamirano, Continental Tire de Mexico; "Environmental tendencies in the retread industry," Heriberto Romero, Hules Banda, Mexico; and "The environmental impact of retreading," David Stevens, Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau.