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Tire studs (Qpmtys)

Definition
Small metal protrusions inserted into winter tires to improve tire-road friction in snow or ice conditions. (Source: http://training.ce.washington.edu/WSDOT/Modules/09_pavement_evaluation/studded_tires.htm)
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Tire components (Qpmty)
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Tire cords (Qpmtyc)
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