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Tire Classifier

Examine defective tires rejected by Tire Inspectors.

What does a Tire Classifier do?

Examines defective tires rejected by TIRE INSPECTOR to determine extent of repair and disposition of tires: Segregates tires according to defects, such as spread cords, ply separations, buckles, and blisters, and sends them to TIRE REPAIRER. Probes defects with handtools to determine extent of damage. Prepares daily report of defects. Recommends disposal of nonrepairable tires. May repair minor defects, such as puncturing blisters or applying patches, to prepare tires for storage.