Apply rubber patches


Apply the already shaped rubber patches onto the broken part of the tire by using a handroller and the correct rubber cement.

Alternative labels

patch tyre
patching tyre
applying rubber patches
tyre patching
rubber patches applying
rubber patch applying

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Apply rubber patches is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Tyre vulcaniser: Tyre vulcanisers repair tears and holes in castings and treads of tyres by using handtools or machines.

Optional skill

Apply rubber patches is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Tyre fitter: Tyre fitters inspect, maintain, repair and fit tyres to vehicles. They advise clients on different tyre and wheel types. Furthermore they balance the tyres, verify that the wheels are aligned correctly and ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022