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Repair holes in tire tubes, using scrapers and patches.

49-3093.00 Tire Repairers and Changers
  • Replace valve stems and remove puncturing objects.
  • Seal punctures in tubeless tires by inserting adhesive material and expanding rubber plugs into punctures, using hand tools.
  • Glue tire patches over ruptures in tire casings, using rubber cement.
  • Roll new rubber treads, known as camelbacks, over tire casings and mold the semi-raw rubber treads onto the buffed casings.
  • Apply rubber cement to buffed tire casings prior to vulcanization process.
  • Patch tubes with adhesive rubber patches or seal rubber patches to tubes, using hot vulcanizing plates.
  • Place tire casings and tread rubber assemblies in tire molds for the vulcanization process and exert pressure to ensure good adhesion.