USED TIRE

AND TIRE CASING BY ASAHI YOKO CO.,LTD.

USED TIRE AND TIRE CASING

■■■  CASING SPECIFICATIONS  ■■■

GRADE SPECIFICATIONS FOR JAPANESE TIRE CASINGS
By Japan Used Tire Exporters' Association
A-GRADE
  • First life original & virgin casings.
  • No significant ozone & weather cracking.
  • No ply / belt / rubber separation.
  • No section repairs.
  • No exposed textile fabric / steel cord.
  • Maximum of two nail holes of similar type injuries up
              to 1/4" are allowable in the crown area only.
  • No sidewall damage.
  • No bead damage or distortion.
  • No run-flat condition.
B-GRADE
  • Section repairs are allowable.
  • Tread cuts into textile fabric / steel cord not
              exceeding one inch in diameter causing some
              rusting / corrosion are acceptable.
  • Maximum or four nail holes or similar type injuries
              up to 1/4" are allowable in the crown area only.
  • Minor injuries on the sidewall area not damaging
              textile fabric / steel cord are allowable.
  • Maximum of two damages to rubber only in the bead
              area, each less than two inch long are allowable.
  • All other conditions are the same as for Grade "A".
R-1  GRADE
  • Previously retreaded casings.
  • Section repairs are allowable.
  • Minor injuries on the sidewall area not damaging
              textile fabric / steel cord are allowable.
  • All other conditions are the same as for Grade "A".

(1)  inspection  "CHECK, YEAR OF PRODUCTION"   AND "SIDE WALL"  

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(2)   inspection  "CHECK, BEAD AREA"  

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(3)   inspection  "CHECK, TIRE INSIDE"  

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(4)   inspection  "CHECK, TREAD AREA"  

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