INDAG TIMES Monthly ISSUE 01 NOVEMBER 2013 THIS ISSUE OUTSTANDING RETREADER 2 OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE 2 OUTSTANDING DEALER 2 TEHNICAL INFORMATION 3 PRODUCTS & USAGE 4 CONTACT US 4
About Indag Times Indag Times is the monthly newsletter of Indag Rubber Limited. This is an Endeavour to keep you informed about the latest developments in the retreading industry in general and Indag Rubber in particular. You will find the 360* view of outstanding performances , may it be from dealers ,retreaders, transporters or our own employees. We will also give you technical information and product details. This is more of an attempt to provide the information that you value.
About Indag Rubber The Khemka Group founded Indag Rubber during the early 80â€™s and pioneered the introduction of cold retreading technology in India. Since then the company has provided retreading material to our customers ranging from precured tread to curing envelopes.
CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE oo
OUTSTANDING RETREADER INDIA SOLE– KOLKATA
OUTSTANDING INDAG EMPLOYEEMR PRABODH PANDEY
Mr. RAJIV VERMA— Owner of INDIA SOLE, KOLKATA Mr. Rajiv Verma of INDIA SOLE, Kolkata was awarded the certificate of excellence for his outstanding growth from 1.5 ton per month to 6 tones in one and a half years. He is fully satisfied with marketing support, material supply and equipment maintenance. He gives the credit to the marketing team of West Bengal . He says that it was only due to excellent support from marketing team that such a thing became possible. From providing the technical assistance to timely supply of materials , it was the combined efforts of entrepreneurial abilities of Mr. Rajiv Verma and the determined marketing team of Indag Rubber, which made this outcome possible. Further , he says, that there has been excellent performance in terms of MILEAGE, DURABILITY etc. This again underscores the superior quality and unbeatable per-
Mr. Prabodh Pandey was given the certificate of excellence for his outstanding performance in sales.
Mr. Prabodh Pandey shares the secret of success by quoting the famous lines of William Shakespeare.
(a) Know more than others.
OWNER– MR. IQBAL KARIM
(b) Work more than others.
formance of Indag Rubber over its competitors.
Bharat tyres , Dehrionson is one of the largest dealers of retreading material in that zone. Mr. Iqbal Karim is an example of how one should go about entrepreneurship. Not only has he been able to expand his business , but also his rating is very high on consumer satisfaction. He has encouraged the use of branded retreads among the retreaders and counseled them how a branded retread can be a boon to the vehicle and the vehicle owner. The retread of his choice is INDAG . He says INDAG is best among competitors and highest among customer demand and consumer satisfaction.
(c) Expect less than others.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION (PART 1) INSPECTION INSTRUCTIONS REQUIREMENT
A well lighted spreader with full access to the Tyre.
Inspection tools : Probe ,Pliers ,knife, Hand hold, Drop light, Chalk/Yellow crayon, cleaner
Tyre must be dry and clean : Remove all dust.
Put tyre on spreader and spread beads enough to have unobstructed view of the liner. Divide the tyre into sections : Liner ( 1 & 2 )
Leave bead relaxed
Bead ( 3 & 4 )
Mark start mark
Sidewall ( 5 & 6 ) Crown (
4) Crown Inspection ( 7 )
1)Liner inspection ( 1 & 2 )
Slowly rotate tyre and inspect area 7. Probe all cuts and holes to determine size and depth,
Our technical expert Mr. Rajiv Mathur warns about the consequences of mistakes in the Initial Inspection. They are-
Remove all stones, foreign material.
Spread the beads Use your hands to inspect tyres to check the pinch of nail/bolts/any hard material penetrating the liner
Job Card—For each tyre a job card is needed with all information on it.
Make start mark on liner
Rotate tyre one full revolution and inspect visually and manually area 1 & 2
Any damage on radial ply in bead area
Examine liner for injuries, open splice, cuts nail holes. Discolor of plies Remove all nail hole patches. Remove any other patch not in good condition.
Bead distortion Sidewall cracking extending into plies. Blister or humps in liner (Shoulder area) Excessive circumferential cracking in bead or shoulder area.
1) Missed or non repaired punctures may result in a lack of tread to tyre adhesion at the time of retreading. 2) Missed or Undetected casing separations in the tyre at the time of retreading may result into retread failure.
2) Bead Inspection ( 3 & 4 ) Keep beads spread Make start mark Rotate tyre one full revolution and inspect area 3 and then same for area 4. Examine beads for any exposed or damaged body plies which can never be repaired.
3 )Sidewall Inspection ( 5 & 6 ) Relax the beads Rotate the tyre one full revolution and inspect area 5 and same for area 6. Check for separations ,cracks, buldge ozone or weather Aggression ( < 1.5 mm deep ) or distortion.
A code marking system on the sidewall to identify the type of repair is required
TREAD PATTERNS & USAGE NEEDS OF TREAD PATTERN DESIGN APPLICATION VEHICLE– TRUCK/BUS LONG
1) RIB DESIGN TREAD
BREAKING AND ACCELARATION– REAR AXLE
3) RIB LUG DESIGN TREAD
GOOD BLACK CASING
TREAD PATTERNS & USAGETERRAIN– PLAIN
4) DIAGONAL PATTERN DESIGN
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TREAD SELECTION PRIORITIES
1) LONGER CASING LIFE
VEHICLE– TRUCK LONG HAUL/MINIMUM BREAKING AND ACCELARATION– REAR AXLE DRIVE AS WELL AS TRAILER
2) FUEL ECONOMY
LONG HAUL/MINIMUM B R E A K I N G
A N D
ACCELARATION– ALL AXLE GOOD BLACK CASING
GOOD BLACK CASING TERRAIN-PLAIN
2) LUG DESIGN TREAD
3) TREAD WEAR 4) WET/SNOW TRACTION
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