Beyond the Tread: The Crucial Role of Tire Construction in Performance

Tire construction plays a critical role in optimizing attributes like wear, rolling resistance, load distribution, traction and durability. It also varies significantly depending on the intended application. Some tires, like those in urban settings, require rugged rubber compunds, which emphasizes durability over fuel economy, especially well-suited for challenging urban delivery settings. Meanwhile, tires in an […]

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The ABCs of Tire Load Capacity

abcs of tire load capacity

Achieving optimal tire load capacity is a crucial balancing act that every fleet strives to master. The load on the tires directly impacts profitability, the environment and the fleet’s operational efficiency. It is essential to maximize each delivery’s potential while preserving tire performance, minimizing wear and prioritizing safety. Tire load capacity is defined as the […]

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Busting Retread Myths

tractor trailer with tire

The most common argument for not using retreads is cost. However, as long as the casing is in good shape, retreads are an excellent, cost-saving option. They cost less to produce than new tires, and that savings is passed on to a dealer’s fleet customers. Retreads typically cost as much as 30% to 50% less […]

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Tire Maintenance Tips to Avoid Heavy-Duty Pressure Points

Tire pressure, or a lack thereof, can be a significant driver of overall fuel consumption. In fact, research from NACFE reveals that a 0.5-1.0% increase in fuel consumption is seen in vehicles running with tires underinflated by just 10 PSI. It is important to note the council also found about one in five trailers are […]

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