FAQs

Q: How many litres of oil needed to manufacture one new truck tyre?
A: Tyres are basically petrochemical products. It takes 100 litres of oil to manufacture one new truck tire.

Q: How many litres of oil needed to retread that same tyre?
A: Since most of that oil is found on the tyre casing which is reused in the retreading process, only 32 litres of oil are needed to retread that same tyre.

Q: How many litres of oil can save annually?
A: A fleet using as few as 100 tires a year can help save 6820 litres of oil annually, while substantially reducing the number of casings that end up in the landfills.

Q: Are retread tyres safe to use?
A: Retreads are proven to be as safe and durable as new tyres. Professional retreaders adhere to stringent industry standards at every step of the retreading process. Tire strength tests sponsored by the International Tire and Rubber Association dramatically illustrate that a worn tire has approximately the same body strength as a comparable new tyres. Retreads in all applications, from passenger car to heavy construction equipment, have consistently demonstrated the same integrity in operation as comparable new tyres.

Q: Where are retreaded tyres being used?
A: Many trucking fleets plan their new tyre purchases with the intention of having worn casings retreaded two or more times as a routine part of their tyre budgets. Retreaded tyre are used safely every day on school buses, fire engines and ambulances, taxis, postal service vehicles and by millions of motorists. Aircraft companies average six retreads per casing while some tires are being retreaded as many as 12 times. The statistics are equally impressive for the truck tyre industry.

Q: What savings can derive from using retreaded tyres
A: The savings that end users can derive from using retreaded tyres are substantial. Due to the need to be environment friendly and cost saving in operation, the demand for retreaded tyres will continue to increase. Retreaders will have to stay competitive by reducing production cost which can only be done by training by training and updating to new and advance equipment for more efficient use.

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