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PAIRS UNDER PRESSURE

01 March 2018
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PAIRS UNDER PRESSURE

Every fitter knows equal pressure in dual pairs is critical. We examine why - and the costly effects on tyre, wheel and bearing life if equal pressure is not maintained in operation......

As humans we take for granted that our legs evenly share the workload we undertake.  But what if you were to wear different shoes on each foot?  Try a work boot paired with a running shoe - immediately the available traction, comfort and pressure on each foot would feel quite different.

Now imagine this as a pair of tyres in a dual assembly.....

Author: Adam Gosling, TyreSafe Australia

WHY "CARBON BLACK"...?

01 March 2018
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WHY

What's in a name? In the case of rubber tyres - a heck of a lot. Carbon black is the compound responsible not only for the colour of tyre rubber, but also for its rigidity & wear properties. No carbon black = no tyres, as we know them.....

Author: Adam Gosling, TyreSafe Australia

FITTED FOR FAILURE

01 March 2018
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FITTED FOR FAILURE

"She'll be right mate. Done it before."

Mounting an OTR tyre can seem like a straightforward job.  But careless or incorrect fitting practices can cause invisible damage that quickly becomes seriously costly and even dangerous. Here's a case in point.....

Author: Adam Gosling, TyreSafe Australia