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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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With shorter routes trending in the trucking industry, customers are looking for tires and retreads that can handle mixed highway and regional use," said Bianca Hogan, U.
VMI keeps the potential for reuse top of mind in its research and development activities, helping bus and truck clients, in particular, to develop long-term strategies to integrate premium quality original tires from VMI machines with high quality retreads, using the most advanced technology in the world, also from VMI.
The project includes setting up its own training center, advanced training of all employees on the basis of new technologies in the field of cold retreads, enhance professional language training THP workers and providing comprehensive new staff qualification and qualification improvement of existing zamestnancu.
AR 750-1, ARMY MATERIEL MAINTENANCE POLICY, (SEP 13) OUTLINES THE ARMY'S TIRE RETREAD PROGRAM IN SECTION 8-12 STARTING ON PAGE 116.
The European Union (EU) formally adopted the UNECE's (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) technical standards for retreads in September 2006.
Sakuma said that in case of a plant with an annual capacity of 24,000 retreads, the required investment will be around $1.
Every tire we can retread keeps a vehicle running in this worldwide shortage," says Blake.
Although all UK airlines and more than 40% of British commercial vehicles already use retreads as standard procedure, uptake is still slow in Wales.
H&O produces its retreads using the precure process, as opposed to a mold cure process.
Based in Muscatine, Iowa, Bandag has a global network of more than 900 franchised dealers that produce and market retread tires and provide tire management services.
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.
Only "mold cure" retreads will be accepted in off road applications.
Successful commercialization of retreads by water-cement is considered as a technological breakthrough, as it leads to the elimination of huge amounts of VOC use and emission to the atmosphere.
This renewal is particularly popular for heavier vehicles, such as trucks, buses and trailers, with more than 50% running on retreads in Europe.
Coordinator Lindsey Jones, said: ``This is the preferred solution for dealing with used tyres in most people's eyes, and we've got a number of companies in Wales who are already making reusable tyres in this way, including two in North Wales - Major Retreads and Castle Retreads in Wrexham.