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tire

(tīr) [AS. teorian, to tire]
1. To become fatigued.
2. To exhaust or fatigue.
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Wednesday, March 14--Session 1--Future technologies: "Performance of a tire with a porous tread," Jerzy Ejsmont, Technical University of Gdansk, and Ulf Sandberg, VTI (Swedish National Road & Transport Research Institute); "Performance of a composite tire/wheel," Ulf Sandberg, VTI, and Jerzy Ejsmont, Technical University of Gdansk; "Development of a porous tire tread," Bjom Kalman, VTI; "Modeling sound absorption and other characteristics of a tire with a porous tread," Wolfgang Kropp, Chalmers University of Technology; "Modeling sound and vibration characteristics of a composite tire/wheel," Wolfgang Krupp, Chalmers University; and "Development of a composite tire/wheel," Hans Erik Hansson, HE Hansson AB.
Several states have published information regarding recycled tires and tire disposal (Arizona Department of Environmental Quality 2002; Moulton-Patterson et al.
You can lose steering control, have poor handling, risk mechanical damage and uneven tire wear.
As old tires wear out motorists need new ones, but tires are not biodegradable, and they continue to accumulate in staggering numbers.
Immense Potential of Radialization to Expand beyond Current Low Levels Augurs Well for Tire Aftermarket
Ground rubber--One of the largest markets for scrap tires is ground rubber, which consumed more than 30 million tires in 2005.
The reason there is a shortage of OTR tires is they are all going to China to help them build their roads," says Jeff Erbig, Advance Tire Inc.
There are three different tires approved for use on HEMTT vehicles.
In an effort to educate the public, the CIWMB is conducting a two-year campaign on proper tire maintenance in an effort to help motorists be safe, save money and extend the life of tires as well as promote the purchase of tire-derived products and other recycled materials.
This conference will focus on the ever-changing facets of the tire industry and the resultant consequences to the tire and automotive manufacturers and consumers.
The Pennsylvania DEP is directing the tire removal, which is being performed by businesses that disposed of tires at the site.
Though the four tire contact patches transmit all of the forces that make up ride and handling performance, tires themselves have been left out of the rapid vehicle electronification that's taken place in the past few years--until now.