radial-ply


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radial-ply

(of a motor tyre) having the fabric cords in the outer casing running radially to enable the sidewalls to be flexible
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radial-ply

[′rād·ē·əl ¦plī]
(design engineering)
Pertaining to the construction of a tire in which the cords run straight across the tire, and an additional layered belt of fabric is placed around the circumference between the plies and the tread.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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