retread

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retread

1. another word for remould
2. a film, piece of music, etc. which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original
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In general for airline ops, a good core can be retreaded up to 10 times at a fraction of the cost of a whole new tire.
The cost of a retreaded tyre is less than 50 per cent of a new tyre.
The deal will see the Shanghai-based airline receive new tyres made at Dunlop Aircraft Tyres' factory in Birmingham, UK, that will be distributed from and retreaded at the manufacturer's joint venture company, Dunlop Taikoo (Jinjiang) Aircraft Tyres.
Tyres could then be recovered from vehicles before they suffer too much damage and be retreaded safely.
He said that the life of a retreaded tyre is 80 to 90 per cent of a brand new tyre.
Tires are retreaded by removing the worn tread, adding new tread rubber and vulcanizing it so that the tire can be reused.
Tires are retreaded by removing the worn tread (the part of the tire that touches the ground), adding new tread rubber and vulcanizing it so that the tire can be reused.
If used and maintained properly, one tire can be retreaded many times and its life will be prolonged for at least 1-2 times.
A Section: In a story on Page A3 Tuesday about a fatal bus crash in Texas, The Associated Press reported that authorities have said the bus' right front tire had been retreaded in violation of safety standards.
The retread business has grown so much over the past few years that the plant is moving into a new, 80,000 square foot facility in October 2008, said Foley Tires can be retreaded up to three times after they come off the assembly line, he said.
The EU filed a complaint against Brazil in 2005 for banning imports of retreaded tires from EU countries.