WASHINGTON (Nov. 29, 2004) — The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has issued five new or revised Tire Information Service Bulletins (TISB) and an updated wall chart detailing tire puncture repair procedures.
The chart gives step-by-step, industry-recommended repair procedures, as well as general information and safety warnings regarding puncture repair. It is available in both passenger/light truck and truck/bus versions.
The new bulletins are TISB Volume 5, “Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Motorcycle Tires;” TISB Volume 31, “Light Truck Tire Repair Limits;” TISB Volume 41, “Tire Bead Lubricants,” also including information on mounting aids, bead sealers, sealants, balancing substances and flammable substances; TISB Volume 42, “Application of Winter/Snow Tires and Studded Winter/Snow Tires;” and TISB Volume 43, “Avoid Tire Bead Damage on Tire Mounting Machines That Secure the Rim from Underneath.”
All these are available for purchase from the RMA at www.rma.org or (800) 325-8095, ext. 242.