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Lord to invest $80 million for Pennsylvania expansion
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SAEGERTOWN, Pa.—Lord Corp. has disclosed plans to expand and upgrade operations at its Saegertown facility. The firm intends to invest $80 million during the next five years to add various...
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SAEGERTOWN, Pa.—Lord has disclosed plans to expand and upgrade operations at its Saegertown facility. SAEGERTOWN, Pa.—Lord has disclosed plans to expand and upgrade operations at its Saegertown facility. $SAEGERTOWN, Pa.—Lord has disclosed plans to expand and upgrade operations at its Saegertown facility.
3D printed polyurethane footwear makes technological strides
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All of the big sportswear brands have been investigating the possibility of printing high-performance footwear. And they have been supported by the manufacturers of materials and printing...
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All of the big sportswear brands have been investigating the possibility of printing high-performance footwear. And they have been supported by the manufacturers of materials and printing equipment. All of the big sportswear brands have been investigating the possibility of printing high-performance footwear. And they have been supported by the manufacturers of materials and printing equipment. $All of the big sportswear brands have been investigating the possibility of printing high-performance footwear. And they have been supported by the manufacturers of materials and printing equipment.
Maverix Solutions debuts new mold release coating
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SANTA ANA, Calif.—On the manufacturing floor, efficiency is key. Processes that create a time or cost savings are desired across the board. When one achieves both, with additional benefits...
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SANTA ANA, Calif.—Santa Ana-based Maverix Solutions developed Mavcoat MD-4, a mold release coating for the rubber industry that revolutionizes the molding process. SANTA ANA, Calif.—Santa Ana-based Maverix Solutions developed Mavcoat MD-4, a mold release coating for the rubber industry that revolutionizes the molding process. $SANTA ANA, Calif.—Santa Ana-based Maverix Solutions developed Mavcoat MD-4, a mold release coating for the rubber industry that revolutionizes the molding process.
Ford to restart F-150 output following supplier fire
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DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford Motor Co. will restart production of the F-150 pickup at a Dearborn factory May 18 after more than a week of downtime resulting from a fire at a key supplier plant in...
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DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford will restart production of the F-150 pickup at a Dearborn factory May 18 after more than a week of downtime resulting from a fire at a key supplier plant in Michigan. DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford will restart production of the F-150 pickup at a Dearborn factory May 18 after more than a week of downtime resulting from a fire at a key supplier plant in Michigan. $DEARBORN, Mich.—Ford will restart production of the F-150 pickup at a Dearborn factory May 18 after more than a week of downtime resulting from a fire at a key supplier plant in Michigan.
Parker to combine industrial, hydraulic hose businesses
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MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Parker Hannifin Corp. is combining its industrial and hydraulic hose businesses into one division, though officials said customers shouldn't see any difference in their...
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MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Parker Hannifin is combining its industrial and hydraulic hose businesses into one division, though officials said customers shouldn't see any difference in their dealings with the company. MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Parker Hannifin is combining its industrial and hydraulic hose businesses into one division, though officials said customers shouldn't see any difference in their dealings with the company. $MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Parker Hannifin is combining its industrial and hydraulic hose businesses into one division, though officials said customers shouldn't see any difference in their dealings with the company.
Coi Rubber building momentum, growth
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LOS ANGELES—Coi Rubber Products Inc. seemed to spring up out of nowhere in 2013 with a young, experienced industry veteran at the helm. It also had a small plant in China to handle...
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LOS ANGELESóCoi Rubber Products seemed to spring up out of nowhere in 2013 with a young, experienced industry veteran at the helm. It also had a small plant in China to handle manufacturing. That was the good news. LOS ANGELESóCoi Rubber Products seemed to spring up out of nowhere in 2013 with a young, experienced industry veteran at the helm. It also had a small plant in China to handle manufacturing. That was the good news. $LOS ANGELESóCoi Rubber Products seemed to spring up out of nowhere in 2013 with a young, experienced industry veteran at the helm. It also had a small plant in China to handle manufacturing. That was the good news.
Nokian expanding reach of SnapSkan service
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NOKIA, Finland—Nokian Tyres P.L.C. is broadening the scope of its SnapSkan digital tire-check service program beyond Helsinki to four additional sites in Finland and one in Oslo, Norway....
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NOKIA, Finland—Nokian is broadening the scope of its SnapSkan digital tire-check service program beyond Helsinki to four additional sites in Finland and one in Oslo, Norway. NOKIA, Finland—Nokian is broadening the scope of its SnapSkan digital tire-check service program beyond Helsinki to four additional sites in Finland and one in Oslo, Norway. $NOKIA, Finland—Nokian is broadening the scope of its SnapSkan digital tire-check service program beyond Helsinki to four additional sites in Finland and one in Oslo, Norway.
Bed-in-a-box mattress market expanding
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The mattress market has undergone a seismic shift in the past few years. High streets and retail parks are still full of department stores and specialist bedding shops where consumers can go and...
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The mattress market has undergone a seismic shift in the past few years as the growing trend for bed-in-a-box products significantly shakes things up. The mattress market has undergone a seismic shift in the past few years as the growing trend for bed-in-a-box products significantly shakes things up. $The mattress market has undergone a seismic shift in the past few years as the growing trend for bed-in-a-box products significantly shakes things up.
Wacky World of Rubber: Benefits of artificial turf
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The playing field is one of the most important elements across all sports. When it's working, it's hardly talked about. But when things go wrong—like say splitting in two or melting because ...
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When it's working, the playing field hardly is talked about. But when things go wrong—like say splitting in two or melting because of extreme temperatures—people notice. When it's working, the playing field hardly is talked about. But when things go wrong—like say splitting in two or melting because of extreme temperatures—people notice. $When it's working, the playing field hardly is talked about. But when things go wrong—like say splitting in two or melting because of extreme temperatures—people notice.
Supplier survey shows slipping relations for North American auto makers
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BIRMINGHAM, Mich.—One more sign that auto makers are under pressure from a spate of new industry challenges: Their relationships with suppliers have worsened. A survey of parts companies...
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BIRMINGHAM, Mich.—One more sign that auto makers are under pressure from a spate of new industry challenges: Their relationships with suppliers have worsened. BIRMINGHAM, Mich.—One more sign that auto makers are under pressure from a spate of new industry challenges: Their relationships with suppliers have worsened. $ BIRMINGHAM, Mich.—One more sign that auto makers are under pressure from a spate of new industry challenges: Their relationships with suppliers have worsened.
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Published on September 22, 2004

RIM LINE GROOVES AS AN INDICATOR OF UNDERINFLATED OR OVERLOADED TIRE OPERATION IN RADIAL TIRES

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Every day in the United States, hundreds of thousands of tires are removed from service. The vast majority of these tires have simply worn out. Thousands of tires, however, are removed from service prematurely for a variety of conditions such as unusual wear, ride vibration, noise, punctures, cuts, blowouts, separations or detachments, impact damage, and stone drilling. Most tires removed from service are given some type of examination to determine if they need to be scrapped or if they can be put back to use, or remanufactured by repairing or retreading. Additionally, some tires removed from service are examined to determine the reasons that rendered the tire unserviceable. That is did the tire become disabled as the result of some service condition, such as overdeflected operation, or due to an issue with the design or manufacture of the tire? To make the decision, the examiner looks for signs or evidence that point to the underlying reason. 
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