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TRMG releases new recommended practices for retreading

April 17, 2017
The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturer’s Group (TRMG) has completed additional Recommended Practices (RPs) for retreading and repairing.

The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturer’s Group has completed additional Recommended Practices (RPs) for retreading and repairing.

These RPs will become available online through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) website starting April 17, 2017.

The RPs will be free to view on TRIB's website (http://www.retread.org/irp-and-rp-main-page) while customers wanting to download a PDF version or receive hard copies of the RPs can do so through TRIB’s online store for a small fee.

“TRIB is glad to continue our partnership with TRMG to distribute these important documents," said TRIB Managing Director David Stevens. “Now, retreaders and tire repair companies all over the world will have free access to the best practices for tire retreading and proper tire repair." 

Available RPs include:

•    Industry Recommended Practices for Tire Retreading and Tire Repairing

•    RP-01-03 Retreading Bias Ply Medium Truck Tires

•    RP-01/02-04 Solvent-Based Cements Used for Tire Retreading and Repairing

•    RP-01-05 Retread Heat and Thermocouple Studies for Proper Cure Times

•    RP-01-07 Extruder Operation in Retread Shops

•    RP-01-08 Retreading Radial Ply Off-the-Road Tires

•    RP-01-09 Retreading Bias Ply Off-the-Road Tires

•    RP-01/02-10 Retread and Repair Materials Glossary of Terms

•    RP-02-12 Tools Recommended for Tire Repairs

•    RP-02-15 Classification and Application of Cushion Gums and Repair Materials

•    RP-02-17 Section Repair of Radial Ply Truck Tires in a Full Service Repair Facility

•    RP-01-18 Envelope and Curing Tube Care

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