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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The researchers currently have developed four programs, two each for bias-ply and radial-ply tires.
Entering the Busch Grand National and Winston Cup represented a total change, from making bias-ply race tires to manufacturing radial race tires.
So we are getting bias-ply tires and shipping steel-belted ones back to the States," he explains.
During the 1970s, the industry was revolutionized when bias-ply tires were replaced by radial-ply tires.
And for that reason, bias-ply tires are used on certain routes.
These improve mileage by 3% to 7% compared to conventional bias-ply tires.
The 994K can accept the same selection of radial and bias-ply tires available for the H version, with 58/85-57's fitted as standard equipment.
CTP manufactures and distributes bias-ply and radial tyres, stamped and roll-formed steel wheels and tyre and wheel assemblies to non-automotive customers, and power transmission belts and related components to industrial customers globally.
The target, which makes bias-ply and radial tyres, stamped and roll-formed steel wheels and tyre and wheel assemblies for non-automotive clients, as well as power transmission belts and related components for industrial clients, is viewed as a non-core operation, the vendora[euro](tm)s CEO David Roberts said.
bias-ply tire value proposition shows a price advantage in favor of the bias-ply, sources say.
Never mix radial and bias-ply tires on the same vehicle.