Why Retread Tires?
Tires naturally wear out. But that doesn't mean they should get thrown away. Tire casings can often keep rolling for many more miles. Tire retreading is a safe alternative to blowing your budget on new tires and wastefully disposing of old ones. Retreading is what it sounds like. It is the process of removing worn tread and replacing it with new tread. It involves thoroughly inspecting and repairing a tire casing, then replacing worn tire treads with new ones. Tire retreading can help you get more out of your trucking and OTR tires by giving them a new lease on life. You may also see the process called tire re-molding or recapping. Retreads can be installed on all truck tire positions, including steer.
What Are the Benefits of Retreads?
Curious about the benefits of retreads? Call your retread tire dealer in Longmont. You'll learn that retreaded truck tires deliver a wealth of advantages. The cost savings is one of the most important since you get great tires at a small fraction of the cost.* They help reduce overall operating expenses, tire waste, and millions of gallons of oil. Retread tires are positive for your fleet, your bottom line, and the environment. The perks go on for miles! The material cost for a retreaded tire is generally less that of making a new tire, and much of the original tire by weight is retained. That's one reason retread tires are so affordable.
As far as environmental concerns, retreads don't require as many natural resources to manufacture as brand new tires. Making a retread saves 15 gallons of oil over making a new tire. Approximately 15 million commercial truck tires are retreaded each year, which can help save up to 225 million gallons of oil annually.** You're actively helping to cut down on waste when you have your fleets' tires retreaded, or you purchase retread tires in Longmont. You're bringing the three R's to life: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Even so, you might be wondering whether retread tires are safe, and they are. School bus fleets and commercial airplanes trust retreads. Top competitors at major U.S. on- and off-road races also count on retreaded tires.
Where Are Retread Tires for Sale in Longmont?
Contact your local GCR Tires & Service when you need retread commercial truck tires in Longmont. We own and operate North American ISO Retread Plants and work across the country offering retreading and tire repair, plus tire delivery and on-site mounting. You're never far from tire retreading experts with GCR Tires & Service!
*Based on test data of Drive tires in a Waste Segment application.
**Saves 225 million gallons of oil per year (15M retreads X 15 gallons of oil saved = 225 M annually). Source: Golden, J.S., Handfield, R., Daystar, J. and, J. Woodrooffe (2018). Retread Tires in the United States & Canada: An Analysis of the Economic & Environmental Benefits for Fleet Operators and the U.S. Government.