Moreover, major airlines and commercial operations often depend on retreads
to reduce this consistent maintenance cost.
SALES of new cars are still holding up surprisingly well despite the global downturn, but within a few years of their purchase, how many of them will be running on retread
He added that the new factory can retread
most sizes of tyres.
According to the Tire Retreading Information Bureau, 18.6 million retreaded
tires were sold in North America in 2006 with more than $3 billion in sales.
H&O supplies precure retreaded
tires to a network of about 50 dealers throughout Oregon; it doesn't sell directly to consumers.
By the end of the program, Blocker had replaced about 80% of the tires in CDOT's fleet with retreads
and accomplished Lupton's 5-year goal in just 1 year.
First of all, infrastructure is a key factor in the uptake and methodical use of retreads
. If road conditions are generally poor, then tire failure will be high.
Dan Johnson, superintendent-manager of the Alger County Road Commission, also had strong praise for the retreads
. He said, "They are simply the best tire you can buy, we haven't found a new tire that can match their traction.
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.
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.'' She added: ``We need to support these companies to sell more, and get organisations to understand that retread
tyres are equal in terms of performance and safety.''
Typical costs for retread
radial tire products (not including the casing cost) are, with approximately 90 percent of the retreads
being produced as precures (ref.
Session 3 will include the following presentations: "Retreading: Where we have been and where we are going--a look at the economic and environmental benefits retreads
offer," Harvey Brodsky, Tire Retread
Information Bureau; "The retreading of military tires--the IDF experience," Jacob Peled, Pelmar Engineering Ltd.; "The future of tire derived aggregate (TDA)," Dana N.