radial tire

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radial tire

[¦rād·ē·əl ′tīr]
(engineering)
A pneumatic tire constructed with a layer of fabric between the tread and the plies (cords), which run straight across the tire. Also known as radial-ply tire.
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We also know that a bias-ply can actually wear better in some operations because the tire's profile naturally stands up more than a radial.
Specialty Tires is a fully integrated manufacturer and distributor of radial and bias-ply rubber pneumatic tires for use on vehicles including go- carts, loaders, graders and military vehicles.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Akron, OH, plans to move production of bias-ply racing tires back to Akron from South America, reinstating 60 to 65 jobs.
The company works closely with aircraft manufacturers to develop and qualify radial and bias-ply tires for new aircraft.
Type 6 Caprolan[R] Nylon helps bias-ply truck tires to run cooler.
The tiremaker supplies both radial and bias-ply tires for many F-16 variants used worldwide.
8 million expansion at its Gadsden, AL, plant to accelerate a shift in production from bias-ply construction toward radials for light truck tires.
The switch from bias-ply tires to cost-effective radials is easily justified.
The division's type 6 Caprolan Nylon is widely used in bias-ply truck tires.
Goodyear announced three major long-term contracts for its bias-ply aircraft tires - with FedEx Corp.
It was shown that, in a bias-ply truck tire, a change in the rubber heat generation rate by 0.
While The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company said it is well-positioned for cost-conscious global airlines seeking to lower operational costs with radial tires, its bias-ply tire offerings still rule the skies.