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Tyre construction


  1. Tread
  2. Belt Package
  3. Sidewall
  4. Ply
  5. Innerliner
  6. Bead Bundle
  7. Apexes
  8. Chipper
  9. Chafer
  10. Tube*
  11. Flap*

* Only applicable to tube type tyres

Tyre construction

The commercially available tyre is a composite product, made up from rubber compounds and textile, steel synthetic reinforcements. The major components of the Goodyear radial ply, steel carcass and belt tyre are described above.