What is a Tyre Bead Barcode Label? (In Under 100 Words)

What is a Tyre Bead Barcode Label? (In Under 100 Words)

Tyre, 100 Words or Less, Tyre Labelling | 31 July 2018

Posted by Paul Burlington

What is a Tyre Bead Barcode Label? (In Under 100 Words)

Tyre bead labels are barcode labels applied to the bead of the tyre either pre or post-vulcanisation. These unique identifiers act as a license plate for the tyre throughout the manufacturing process.

Barcode labels applied prior to vulcanisation are also referred to as vulcanised tyre labels.

Tyre specific details such as date of manufacture, safety and performance ratings, etc. are tracked using the barcode.

Additionally, bead labels can function after manufacturing has been completed. Some automated tread label applicators source information from the bead barcode as tyres pass through integrated scanners— providing variable data needed to print the tread label.Tyre Bead Label Diagram


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Paul Burlington is Computype’s Director of Business Development. Having worked directly with our customers for over 30 years, he has a deep understanding of the needs and challenges our customers face—specifically those working in industrial environments. Paul is our go-to-guy for all things tyre and rubber belt related, whether that means product ideas or efficiency boosting advice. Outside of work he enjoys spending time in the great outdoors.