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STEELASTIC® Aircraft Tire Systems

Ultimate Flexibility for the Next Generation of Tire Plants

STEELASTIC® Aircraft Tire Systems

STEELASTIC® Textile Belt / Chafer / Ply and Cap Strip Systems deliver flexible, lower capital outlay alternatives to calendering for Aircraft tire manufacturing. Combination systems sharing common creel and extrusion processes can be utilized for producing multiple product codes using one system.

By design, our systems are aligned to the evolving needs of our customers:

  • Smaller, more flexible tire plants
  • Allows multiple product codes with fast changeover
  • Increased productivity
  • Increased automation and reduced operator dependence
  • Enhanced product traceability
  • Factory noise reduction / abatement
  • Ability to combine Cap Strip and Belt / Ply / Chafer systems to share creel and extrusion equipment

Aircraft Tire Manufacturing Systems Include:

Extruded Textile Belt and Ply Systems
Enhanced flexibility and versatility with process proven STEELASTIC® Extruded Textile Belt and Ply Systems for multi-layer applications. Maintain precision cord spacing, gauge control and superior overall dimensional stability of textile reinforced rubber belt and ply.
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Extruded Textile Body Ply Systems
The STEELASTIC® Extruded Textile Body Ply System makes it possible to produce textile body ply material without the use of a calender. Precision extrusion and splicing technology combine to produce premium quality body ply material for your PCR, aircraft or specialty application.
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Extruded Cap Strip Systems
The STEELASTIC® Cap Strip System is a highly controlled process delivering precision cord spacing, full cord encapsulation, and no cut cords. The system also significantly reduces capital expense, labor, scrap, work in process and provides greater scheduling flexibility.
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