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TIR Cable


TIR represents "Transport International de Marchandises par la Route" and is a Customs Agreement concerning the international transport of goods. TIR cables are commonly used on "Tilt" trailers, open-top containers and in the tarpaulin industry.

The anti-theft TIR cable is typically a plastic coated steel cable which can be threaded through holes located on each curtain buckle once they are closed.  This prevents the buckle from being opened without first breaking a seal and un-threading the cable again.

Commonly, TIR cables are wound round a wrapper located on the front bulkhead.

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Published: Fri 25 Nov 2022

Updated: Thu 11 Apr 2024

Author: Richard Owens

Published by: Don-Bur

Don-Bur (Bodies & Trailers) Ltd

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