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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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Almost 50% of the cost is saved by adopting retreading for light duty vehicles.
For example, some imported tyres are of a quality that is unsuitable for retreading and 60% of replaced tyres in the UK have been subject to excessive wear beyond the UK 1.
This unique Bandag system retreading is the only one available in Oman.
The National Quality Supervision Check and Quarantine Bureau has drawn up The Announcement on Recording, Checking and Supervising Imported Old Tires for Retreading, and it will be declared and implemented within this year.
Retreading helps airlines maximise their investment in tyres and is an integral part of the procurement process.
In Northern Ontario, we've always believed in retreading to achieve the lowest possible cost-per-hour," Foley said.
Currently Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has an integrated new tyre manufacturing and retreading facility in Birmingham, UK.
Collaboration between Yokohama and Bandag, a global leader in retreading systems and services for truck and bus tires, began with joint marketing activities in the United States in the 1990s and has included similar activities in some countries in Europe since the late 1990s.
of Fort Smith was a retreading plant at 10001 Diamond Drive in North Little Rock.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-13 June 2003-Nokian Renkaat Oy acquires retreading plant in Russia(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
The European Commission has given regulatory clearance to Euromaster, a French company owned by tyre manufacturer Michelin, to acquire Danish company Viborg's tyre distribution and retreading business.
RETREAD Once common nationwide, retreading tires (instead of replacing them) fell out of favor as the price of both oil and tires plummeted.
OTR has been using this tyre scanning machine for about two years now, using its ultrasonic examination techniques to scan a tyre casing for defects and to assess its condition for repair or retreading.
THE environmental benefits of retreading and the cost savings associated with tire recycling has resulted in many city and county governmental units selecting the retreading option for their fleets.
The sponsor had already set up a retreading workshop in 1980 which has been in operation since 1981 for tyre retreading in sizes of 10.