Bead wire for tires

bead wire
Bekaert ‘s bead wire is a hard drawn, high carbon steel wire available in a range of wire diameters , tensile strengths and shapes. Depending on the tire or bead assembling process Bekaert offers several types of bead bundle structures including single, square, hexagonal or cabled bead rings. Round bead wire is available in regular, high, and super tensile strength.

Choose your shape and strength
The high tensile strength and excellent elongation of our bead wire contributes to smooth processability as well as to the safety, strength and durability of the tires. To ensure good adhesion to the rubber compound, the wire can be further customized by applying either classic bronze or a special brass coating.

Quality assured

The global recognition and certification of Bekaert bead wire is supported by a strong quality management system.  Our customers are provided with a high quality and stable bead wire on spools or coils that allow them to produce bead bundles that meet their existing specifications or support new developments.  


Advantages

  • Customizable properties
  • Long-time reliability
  • Global footprint with a high service level
  • Special packaging to enable smooth processing

Applications

Automotive Exterior Corner
Passenger car tires
Bus and truck tires
Earthmover, off the road
Industrial tires
Agricultural/farm tires
Agricultural & excavator tracks
Snowmobile tracks
Motor cycle tires

Features

Shape Wire
Bulk Material C-steel
Coating Brass, Bronze
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