tire

Experts: Tire maintenance critical in CSA era

| August 29, 2011

Truckers should use fuel-efficient, properly mounted tires that suit the hauls they carry, experts said during a tire technology seminar.

Vocational tire

| August 03, 2011

Continental released two new construction tires, the HSC1 and the HDC1.  The HSC1, a heavy steer construction tire, is designed with a wider tread and a shoulder rib and has a patented tread pattern that ...

Tire gauge

| July 26, 2011

The Tire Runout Gauge measures radial and lateral tire runout conditions to help eliminate irregular tire wear and ride vibration. The device uses a roller wheel placed against the tire tread combined with a gauge ...

SmartWay certified drive tire

| June 10, 2011

The M657 on-highway drive axle position tire is EPA SmartWay certified. The tire uses the company’s e-balance technology and has a stiffer belt package and bead construction. The tire fits both single and twin drive-axle ...

SmartWay certified drive tire

| May 31, 2011

The FD695 PLUS drive tire, made for tandem axle drive tractors in long-haul and regional operations, features a cap/base tread compounding design and deep 26/32-in. tread depth. The tire has continuous shoulder ribs to help ...

Long-haul drive tire

| April 20, 2011

The SP 464 long-haul drive tire features a 28/32-inch tread depth in a tread pattern with three hydro grooves that help evacuate water. The tire also has penetration protectors made to resist cuts and punctures. ...

Soft-soil tire

| July 07, 2010

With lower ground contact pressure, the next generation of the XZL2 tire is designed for heavy-duty trucks that work mostly off-road in soft-soil conditions such as sand and snow. The tread pattern has been redesigned ...

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