In the mid-1950s, the tire
manufacturer continued to grow its portfolio and entered the original equipment market for car tires
, initially as a supplier to General Motors.
Visually check your tires
regularly and have them examined by an expert, such as a tire
dealer, every five years for evidence of degradation or damage that you might not recognize.
RMA has ranked states by their overall performance in dealing with scrap tire
issues, noting how the states have improved since the previous scrap tire
report in 2003.
Several product managers recommend solid or foam-filled tires
to customers operating material handling equipment in C&D recycling or demolition environments.
No real surprises there, except that a typical race tire
has a tread face as thick as two credit cards, and requires unique processing techniques.
Using Scrap Tires
and Crumb Rubber in Highway Construction in Texas.
Keep the right amount of air in tires
. Never over-inflate tires
to make 'em match in size or circumference.
The friction between a car tire
and the underlying asphalt drops off dangerously in rainy weather.
* Check tire
size: "If you own a used car, you can not trust that the previous owner put the right size tires
on your car." He suggests that you consult the tire
information sticker usually located on the inside of the driver's door post.
In McIntosh and Wong's affordable technique, the tires
are shredded, then baked until they form gas under extreme heat in an airtight oven.
Because lift truck tires
function to cushion the truck operator, the load being handled, and the truck itself from shock and excessive vibration, their operating condition is critical to truck performance and safety.
Further information is available from The Tire
Society at www.tiresociety.org.