bias-belted tire

bias-belted tire

[¦bī·əs ‚bel·təd ′tīr]
(engineering)
A motor-vehicle pneumatic tire constructed with a belt of textile cord, steel, or fiber glass around the tire underneath the tread and on top of the ply cords, and laid at an acute angle to the center line of the tread. Also known as belted-bias tire.
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According to a detailed case study published by Harvard Business School (HBS) in 1983, to get the 500 into production before competitors, Firestone "used modified bias-belted tire production equipment to manufacture its SBR sites.
The closed plants were mainly bias and bias-belted tire operations that were made obsolete by the conversion to radial tires.
The introduction of the radial has helped induce the closing of old and inefficient plants embedded with technology designed for bias and bias-belted tires.
tire manufacturers pushing bias-belted tires until they could catch up with Michelin's radial tire construction aspects.