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Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate 1
02/06/2014

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Purpose of tires
Definition
shock absorption and friction between road and vehicle
Term
parts of a tire
Definition
Tread, Sidewall, Bead, Body Ply, Belt, Inner Lining, Major Splice
Term
what is tread
Definition
Part of the tire that contacts the ground
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What is the Sidewall?
Definition
Part of the tire between the tread and the wheel, contains all the size and construction information of the tire.
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What is the bead?
Definition
The foundation of the tire and is located where the tire grips the inside of the rim.
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What is the body ply?
Definition
The layers of material wrapped around both beads under the tread and sidewall rubber. Creates the framework of carcass of the tire. Aka Carcass plies.
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What is the belt?
Definition
2 or more layers of material applied over the body plies and under the tread are only, to stabilize the tread and increase life and handling.
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Inner lining
Definition
The soft rubber lining (usually a butyl rubber compund) on the inside of the tire that protects the body plies & helps for self sealing of small punctures
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