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Car Tyres Manufacturing Process How It’s Made

Have you ever wondered how car tyres are made? In this video, you’re going to see that you need much more than just a rubber.A tire is a strong, flexible rubber casing attached to the rim of a wheel. Tires provide a gripping surface for traction and serve as a cushion for the wheels of a moving vehicle.

source/image(PrtSc): Discovery UK

Tire factories start with bulk raw materials such as synthetic rubber (60% -70% of total rubber in the tire industry), carbon black, and chemicals and produce numerous specialized components that are assembled and cured.

This video from Discovery UK describes the components assembled to make a tire, the various materials used, the manufacturing processes and machinery, and the overall business model.

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The tire is an assembly of numerous components that are built up on a drum and then cured in a press under heat and pressure. Heat facilitates a polymerization reaction that crosslinks rubber monomers to create long elastic molecules./wikipedia