New Purchases

Congratulations to the Kerrs of R Four Limited, Craigavon, Ireland on their purchase of a new EP100P tire packer.  Dennis Scott of Northern Tyre in Scotland acted as the agent for the sale.  The photo shows Dennis and the Kerrs in front of Northern Tyre's baler which was delivered in 2000 and is still working great.  Check out R Fours web site at www.rfour.net and Northern Tyre's at www.northerntyre.com.

Congratulations also to Thomas & Fontaine Ltd. of Shropshire, England on the purchase of a new portable tire baler. Visit their website.

New Study Conducted

An exciting new study was released in March 2005 entitled "Feasibility of Using Tire Bales in Highway Applications", and was sponsored by the Colorado Department of Transportation Research Branch. This included case studies on bale uses and new testing on the tire bale. It is report No. CDOT-DTD-R-2004-X and may be ordered through the National Technical Information Service, 5825 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161. The study was conducted by Jorge G. Zornberg, Ph.D., P.E., Barry R. Christopher, Ph.D, P.E. and Marvin D. Oosterbaan, P.E. The report is also available online.

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