TIRE MARKING RED AND YELLOW DOT IMPORTANCE

TIRE MARKING RED AND YELLOW DOT IMPORTANCE

LEARNING HUB TIRE MARKING RED AND YELLOW DOT IMPORTANCE It is nearly impossible to manufacture a perfectly balanced, perfectly round tire. Each tire has a high and low point, mainly where the belts are joined, and these points cause vibrations when a tire is rolling....
Testing Procedure

Testing Procedure

LEARNING HUB Testing Procedure Each tire sold in the US is required to undergo Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards 119 (FMVSS119) testing. This standard test establishes safe operational performance levels and marking requirements for tires for use on trucks,...
Why Match Mounting and Balancing Matters

Why Match Mounting and Balancing Matters

LEARNING HUB Why Match Mounting and Balancing Matters Your trailer’s safety, ride quality, and longevity depend in large part on the quality of its tire and wheel assembly. The assembly process is often overlooked in the trailer industry, but Taskmaster Components...
Galvanization vs. Modern Wheel Finishes

Galvanization vs. Modern Wheel Finishes

LEARNING HUB Galvanization vs. Modern Wheel Finishes SALT SPRAY TESTING A salt spray test uses a closed testing chamber in which a salt water solution is sprayed through nozzles using pressurized air. A wheel is continuously exposed to this extremely corrosive...
What makes up your tires?

What makes up your tires?

LEARNING HUB What makes up your tires? TIRE ASH Tire ash is a raw material used in tire construction. To save money on material costs, some companies use up to 12% tire ash in their tires. High Tire ash content is shown to reduce the longevity and reliability of...

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