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All stitched up - Inside Continental, June 2, 2005

After the final stitching process, the tyres are inflated and left overnight to ensure there are no leaks. Then, they are tested for their shape, with a tolerance of 1mm being the benchmark. After that, the cotton base tape layer is glued and they're ready for packaging.
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