radial tire

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radial tire

n.
A pneumatic tire in which the ply cords extending to beads are laid at approximately right angles to the center line of the tread.

ra′dial tire′


n.
a tire in which the plies or cords run from one bead to the other at right angles to both beads.
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Noun1.radial tire - pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casingradial tire - pneumatic tire that has radial-ply casing
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
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Tyre choices include a 12-ply 7.5x15 radial or a 14-ply 7.5x15 bias-ply.
[2] essentially stumbled onto the magnitude of this effect as it pertained to the then prevalent bias-ply tires in use, which resulted in their recommendation that for their test purposes the "tires were initially worn in by repeated running at limit cornering levels such that a stabilized side force performance was attained".
It features standard telescopic forks with 41 mm inner tubes, a swing arm with a monoshock, and 17-inch alloy rims fitted with a 100/80 bias-ply tyre upfront and a 140/60 radial tyre at the rear, both of which are tubeless.
Its radial and bias-ply OTR lines include models for rigid and articulated haulers, wheel loaders, graders and several types of underground mining vehicles, as well as non-mining applications ranging from port equipment and cranes down to lawn and garden care utility vehicles.
Its radial and bias-ply OTR lines include models for rigid and articulated haulers, wheel loaders, graders and several types of underground mining vehicles, as well as nonmining applications ranging from port equipment and cranes down to lawn and garden care utility vehicles.
CTP makes bias-ply and radial tyres, stamped and roll-formed steel wheels and tyre and wheel assemblies for non-automotive clients, as well as power transmission belts and related components for industrial clients.
More costly, harder to construct, and less forgiving than its bias-ply cousin, the radial tire nearly disappeared from sight until Michelin stepped in and developed and commercialized it.
Most sites say that bias-ply tires flat-spot but radials don't, implying there's no need to jack up your vehicle for storage if your tires are radials.
In the 1960s, Americans drove on bias-ply nylon cord tires that provided perhaps 20,000 km of service before wearout.