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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:


Same terrain, new KO tire – RetreadLife.com

The all-season KO2 is designed for better traction and durability in all terrains, plus it’s a snow tire Modern Tire Dealer – Technology – Articles


MAM Software to showcase at both AAPEX and SEMA shows – RetreadLife.com

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — MAM Software Inc. will have booths at both the SEMA Show and AAPEX Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas. Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Federal breaks ground for plant in Taiwan – RetreadLife.com

Federal Corp. has broken ground for a $ 300 million tire plant in Taoyuan Industrial Park in Taiwan. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Euromap issues energy efficiency label – RetreadLife.com

FRANKFURT, Germany—Europmap published the announced energy label for plastics and rubber machinery, the industry association said Oct. 1. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


MAM to preview software at AAPEX and SEMA – RetreadLife.com

MAM Software Inc. will preview new business management software features and applications at the 2014 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Nov. 4-6 and the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA) Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Learn from the experts at Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week – RetreadLife.com

Event to offer a multitude of seminars on a wide variety of subjects Modern Tire Dealer – Technology – Articles


Datwyler reaches deal to buy U.S.-based Columbia Engineered Rubber – RetreadLife.com

ALTDORF, Switzerland—Datwyler Group has signed an agreement to buy Columbia Engineered Rubber Inc. in a deal intended to enhance its Sealing Solutions Division’s sales and distribution offerings to the U.S. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Michelin adds two Tweel skid steer tires – RetreadLife.com

The Michelin Group has added two tread patterns to its Tweel airless radial tire. The new all-terrain design has a deep, open tread for off-road applications and the hard surface design has greater wear life on pavement and asphalt. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


TPMS: 2005-11 Volvo V Series service – RetreadLife.com

One-piece or two-piece “snap-fit” type sensors are used Modern Tire Dealer – Technology – Articles


MAM to preview software at AAPEX and SEMA – RetreadLife.com

MAM Software Inc. will preview new business management software features and applications at the 2014 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Nov. 4-6 and the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA) Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas. 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.