bias-ply tire


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bias-ply tire

[¦bī·əs ‚plī ′tīr]
(engineering)
A motor-vehicle pneumatic tire that has crossed layers of ply cord set diagonally to the center line of the tread.
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Only the treads of bias-ply tires can go into mats.
During the 1970s, the industry was revolutionized when bias-ply tires were replaced by radial-ply tires.
These improve mileage by 3% to 7% compared to conventional bias-ply tires.
Carlisle Tire & Wheel is an industrial component company that manufactures small bias-ply tires as well as stamped and roll-formed wheels used on lawn and garden equipment, golf cars, recreational vehicles and boat and utility trailers for both OEMs and the replacement market.
2) The stampings market is limited by the ongoing decline in the number of bias-ply tires, but in spite of this is experiencing continued growth.
So if your trailer still has bias-ply tires, when one tire needs replacing, replace them all with radial tires.