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Pneumatic Tires: Tire Terminology

$180.00

The Pneumatic Tires: Terminology course is designed to provide learners in the tire industry, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), salespeople, distributors, suppliers, and tire service personnel, and any other interested individuals with a basic overview of pneumatic tires.

Learning Hours: 2

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Course Description

The Pneumatic Tires: Terminology course is designed to provide learners in the tire industry, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), salespeople, distributors, suppliers, and tire service personnel, and any other interested individuals with a basic overview of pneumatic tires. Through helpful animations and interactives, learners are introduced to the basic aspects of pneumatic tires and their major components.

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Who will benefit from this Pneumatic Tires course?

Tire industry, including original equipment manufacturers (OEM), salespeople, distributers, suppliers, and tire service personnel, and any other interested individuals.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Pneumatic Tires: Terminology

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the basic functions of a tire.
  2. Recognize the differences between tube-type/tubeless tires and bias/radial tires.
  3. Identify and define the components of pneumatic tires.
  4. Discuss the different roles each component plays within a tire.

Cross section illustration of a pneumatic tire showing the terminology used for the various components.

Pneumatic Tires: Tire Terminology

Table of Contents

  1. Pneumatic Tire Basics
    1. Tube Type vs. Tubeless
      1. Tube-Type Construction
      2. Tubeless Construction
    2. Bias Tires
    3. Radial Tires
  2. Pneumatic Tire Components
    1. Bead
      1. Bead Function and Material
      2. Common Bead Bundle Shapes
      3. Bead Reinforcement
      4. Beads in Bias vs. Radial Tires
    2. Chafer
      1. Chafer Function
      2. Chafer Material
    3. Inner Liner
      1. Inner Liner Function and Material
      2. Inner Liners for Tubeless Tires
    4. Carcass Plies
      1. Carcass Plies Function
      2. Carcass Plies Material
      3. Number of Carcass Ply Layers
      4. Carcass Plies in Bias vs. Radial Tires
    5. Breaker Plies/Belts
      1. Breaker Plies/Belts Function and Material
      2. Breaker Plies/Belts in Bias vs. Radial Tires
    6. Sidewall
      1. Sidewall Function and Material
      2. Sidewall Structure
    7. Tread
      1. Tread Function and Material
      2. Tread Construction
      3. Additional Tread Constructions
      4. Tread Patterns

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