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Blow-outs were not regular occurrences but not uncommon either, he said, and were a part of the mining process when naturally-formed gas escaped.
We have had games recently that I thought would have been close and have been complete blow-outs.
However, the 23-year-old Londoner has shown aggression and style in his three subsequent fights, with Saturday night's third-round stoppage of Ally Morrison following two first-round blow-outs.
The official attributed the accidents to poor attitude of road users, misjudgment of distance between vehicles, tyre blow-outs and ignoring checking the road among other causes.
The main causes of road traffic collisions tend to be driving at speed, not slowing down on wet roads, poor car maintenance, tyre blow-outs, driving under the influence of drink and drugs and a lack of concentration.
Impact with pothole edges or sunken grates can cause severe tyre damage which could lead to dangerous blow-outs on the road.
Under-inflation compounds this, causing friction and added heat which can prove too much for weak spots, causing punctures and blow-outs.
Improper sizes of regrind particles, improper blending of the regrind with virgin, and contaminants in the regrind (paper, cardboard, wood, metal) can change the parison die swell or sag and cause blow-outs, thin-outs, or hot spots.
Each tag is designed to send a warning signal when a tire's pressure drops below its specified safety level, which could cause tire failure, tire separation or blow-outs, as well as shorten tire life and reduce fuel economy.
It seems that when Firestone's management first became aware of the tire tread separation, blow-outs and claims, they were more concerned with their financials than with safety, quality or potential ethical problems.