Lakin Corp

The Leader in Tire Recycling Since 1919

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Lakin's answers to commonly asked questions

Q:

What is Ticor?

A:

Ticor is a synthetic fiber- or steel-reinforced rubber material produced by a unique mechanical method of recycling tires.

Q:

What are some typical applications for Ticor parts?

A:

Ticor parts are used as Snow thrower blades, Snow plow deflectors, Automotive/truck/bus mounting pads, Rotary cutter deflectors, Manure spreader seals, End gate seals, Flexible Couplings, Tail pipe hangers and isolators, Muffler hangers and isolators, Automotive baffles, Vibration isolators, Straw spreader blades, Conveyor flights, Mower conditioner rollers and Street pad assemblies.

Q:

What type of materials can be replaced with Ticor?

A:

Ticor parts can be used in place of many die-cut belting, die-cut rubber and die-cut plastic parts.

Q:

Why should an engineer specify Ticor material?

A:

Ticor is a low cost, durable material with high tensile and tear strength, long flex life and resistance to aging and abrasion. Savings of 1/2 to 1/3 are not unusual when compared to similar die-cut belting, rubber or plastic parts.

Q:

How do I get assistance in specifying the Ticor material?

A:

Contact Lakin General to have a representative call or meet with you to discuss your application.

Q:

Are Ticor specifications and samples available?

A:

A Lakin representative can provide you with specifications or samples.

Q:

What industries are using Ticor parts?

A:

Ticor parts are used in the automotive, agricultural, construction, industrial and consumer industries.

Q:

Are Ticor parts ever referred to by other terms or names?

A:

Prior to the development of the name "Ticor," parts made from recycled tires were referred to as "tire carcass parts" or "recycled tire parts." The Ticor term was developed so engineers could have a simple, one-word name which could be commonly referenced.

Q:

What are some typical products using Ticor die-cut rubber parts?

A:

Ticor die-cut rubber parts can be found in Combines, Cars, Trucks, Buses, Snow throwers, Snow plows, Mower Conditioners, Manure spreaders, Flail Mowers, Round Balers, Backhoes, and Rotary Cutters

Q:

Is Lakin open to the public?

A:

No. Lakin is a business-to-business (B2B) reseller. We recycle and remanufacture products for sale to retailers in consumer goods, automotives, original equipment (OE) manufacturers and other industries. For a list of major customers, please see our clients page.

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