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  • Rayagada Retreader Plans Machinery Upgrade

    Rayagada Retreader Plans Machinery Upgrade

    Aug.

    16, 2022

    Odisha based Elgi franchisee Kool Retreaders is planning to upgrade its Rayagada based production site. The plant has been in operation for the last 25 years, retreading by both the precured and mould cure processes. Truck tyres are retreaded by the precure process using two 3-tyre autoclaves, while farm tyres are cured in electric hot moulds.

    Rayagada is located in Southern Odisha and is about 400 km from the state Capital Bhubaneswar, but is in proximity with the Southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, which...

  • GALGO Celebrates 70th Anniversary

    GALGO Celebrates 70th Anniversary

    Aug.

    16, 2022

    Mexican tread rubber manufacturer GALGO is celebrating its 70th anniversary throughout the month of August. The company, which has become a world leader in rubber manufacturing, began producing and marketing shoe soles in August 1952 in Mexico City, Mexico. Soon after, they expanded their product offering to include rubber flooring and mats, gaskets, tubes, flaps, and tyre retreading products. "From the beginning, our mission has been to ensure that our company and brands stand for quality, loyalty, trust, and an...

  • Retreading Included in Indian EPR Scheme

    Retreading Included in Indian EPR Scheme

    Aug.

    16, 2022

    The new Extended Producer Responsibility for Waste Tyre Policy, published on July 23 by India's Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has provided a massive boost for India's retreading industry by including retreading as an integral part of the Policy, thereby recognising retreaders as an essential part of the waste tyre management system. One of the enormous challenges facing both the retreading and recycling sectors in India has been the lack of organisation. This often led to a...

  • Vipal DV-UM3 Tread Receives 3PMSF Certification

    Vipal DV-UM3 Tread Receives 3PMSF Certification

    Aug.

    5, 2022

    Vipal Rubber has announced that its DV-UM3 tread design has received 3PMSF certification, which recognises throughout the European Union that the retreaded tyre with this tread is designed for severe snow conditions. The DV-UM3 now joins the other 15 Vipal designs to have 3PMSF. Vipal's tread meets the needs of countries that reach low temperatures and live with snow and icy roads.

    The tread, which was developed for application on trailer or drive axles, was submitted to rigorous testing to certify its safety and...

  • Piave Tyres Waterbuffing Gives Savings

    Piave Tyres Waterbuffing Gives Savings

    Aug.

    5, 2022

    Retreading with UHP water jet buffing lowers waste and materials costs. Retreading has traditionally used a process of buffing down the subject tyre to remove rubber from the casing to allow the replacement of that rubber with either new precured tread or fresh rubber for hot cure retreads. Piave Tyres is an Italian specialist in earthmover retreading.

    The company realised that the traditional retreading processes removed a considerable amount of good rubber to prepare the casing for retreading.

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