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.
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.