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The making of flat precure treads

Continental takes you on a tour of our ContiLifeCycle retread rubber plant.


Retread Plant Tour

This video features a tour of a modern retread plant detailing the retread process from start to finish. Video Rating: 4 / 5 Some recent retread auctions on eBay:


Heavy-Duty Pickups and SUVs Get Their Own Blizzak Winter Tire – RetreadLife.com

Another winter tire buying season, another Blizzak. Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added the Blizzak LT to its premium winter tire line. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


BKT Displays Its Agrimax Ag Tires at FIMA in Spain – RetreadLife.com

When members of the farming industry gather at Zaragoza in Spain for the 40th edition of FIMA, the International Trade Fair for Agricultural Machinery, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) and its line of Agrimax tires will be there, too. The 2018 event, which began Feb. 20, will run through Feb. 24. Modern Tire Dealer


Lanxess shows tire industry products at expo – RetreadLife.com

HANOVER, Germany—Lanxess’s Rhein Chemie business unit will present products for tire manufacturing during the Tire Technology Expo in Hanover, Feb. 20-22, at Booth 4014. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Alliance Rubber, importers square off at ITC antidumping hearing – RetreadLife.com

WASHINGTON—An antidumping and countervailing duty case involving rubber band imports from Thailand, China and Sri Lanka was the occasion of impassioned and often personal testimony at a preliminary hearing before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


BKT Displays Its Agrimax Ag Tires at FIMA in Spain – RetreadLife.com

When members of the farming industry gather at Zaragoza in Spain for the 40th edition of FIMA, the International Trade Fair for Agricultural Machinery, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) and its line of Agrimax tires will be there, too. The 2018 event, which began Feb. 20, will run through Feb. 24. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Yokohama Adds 2 SmartWay-verified Trailer Tires to Its Lineup – RetreadLife.com

Two new fuel-efficient truck tires — one an ultra wide-base tire — will be available from Yokohama Tire Corp. in the U.S. and Canada on March 1, 2018. Both are trailer tires: the BluEarth 109L and BluEarth 109L UWB (ultra wide-base). Modern Tire Dealer


Total, Borealis and Nova Chemicals form Gulf Coast petrochemicals JV – RetreadLife.com

French oil company Total, Austria’s Borealis and Canada-based Nova Chemicals have agreed to form a joint venture in petrochemicals on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Yokohama Adds 2 SmartWay-verified Trailer Tires to Its Lineup – RetreadLife.com

Two new fuel-efficient truck tires — one an ultra wide-base tire — will be available from Yokohama Tire Corp. in the U.S. and Canada on March 1, 2018. Both are trailer tires: the BluEarth 109L and BluEarth 109L UWB (ultra wide-base). Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Coats 1400 Wheel Balancer Is Designed for Medium-Volume Shops – RetreadLife.com

The Coats 1400 Direct Drive Wheel Balancer  is designed specifically for general service outlets with medium volume.   Modern Tire Dealer


BKT Displays Its Agrimax Ag Tires at FIMA in Spain – RetreadLife.com

When members of the farming industry gather at Zaragoza in Spain for the 40th edition of FIMA, the International Trade Fair for Agricultural Machinery, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) and its line of Agrimax tires will be there, too. The 2018 event, which began Feb. 20, will run through Feb. 24. Modern Tire Dealer – News


According to the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, retreaded truck tires represent a savings of over $3 billion dollars annually for truckers and trucking companies in North America. For most fleets, tires represent the second largest item in their operating budget, right after labor and fuel costs.
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