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Tyre Rubber On Runways  
User currently offlineHKA From Canada, joined Jan 2006, 148 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2123 times:

My question is how is the tyre rubber cleaned on runways ?

Also, I remember reading sometime back, that there was talk of making tyrea to rotate so that there will be less rubber left on runways but I gues it was never implemented ??

Thanks

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User currently offlineDavid L From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 9524 posts, RR: 41
Reply 1, posted (8 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 2122 times:

Quoting HKA (Thread starter):
Also, I remember reading sometime back, that there was talk of making tyrea to rotate so that there will be less rubber left on runways but I gues it was never implemented ??

Some answers here:

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User currently offlinePilotaydin From Turkey, joined Sep 2004, 2539 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (8 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2073 times:

here they pressure wash them clean with hot water, and some sort of desolving agent....


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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31684 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (8 years 3 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2001 times:


A Very good Product from Indotco.
http://www.runwaycleaner.com/

http://www.airliners.net/discussions...ech_ops/read.main/51659/6/#ID51659

regds
MEL

[Edited 2006-06-15 04:00:55]


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