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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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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-tire distributors.
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.
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.
However, all the references were to new manufacture tires, I have been amazed that GA usually uses only new tires and the rest of aviation generally uses retreads.
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 global supplier of tire retread products based in Muscatine, Iowa--he could maintain high performance, extend the wear on the tires, and reduce costs.
Maxsport Competition Tyres plans to eventually retread more than 50,000 tyres a year,primarily for the motors port and off road vehicle markets.
RETREAD Once common nationwide, retreading tires (instead of replacing them) fell out of favor as the price of both oil and tires plummeted.
Our main product is a truck tire retread with 50 percent post-consumer recycled content (made from scrap tires).
investing in Earthscan has enabled OTR to overcome many of the prejudices regarding the quality of retread tyres.
In fact, it is now widely assumed that a single tire carcass should be capable of reuse up to three times over; once using the original tread and twice more using a retread.
Dunlop has previously been supported by independent distribution and retreading partners in the Americas who distribute new tyres and retread the company's tyre casings for regional turboprops and jets.
The Brazilian market is supplied with both new and retread tyres whereas in the European Union there is no significant market for retreads.
The retread manufacturing plant at the company's Alfreton headquarters houses specialist equipment for retreading and remolding earthmover tires, including the capacity to retread 57-in.