November, 2006 Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Technology, Regulations Can Add Value for Fleets

Among the many technology topics on the agenda during the 53rd annual Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference (EUFMC), a pair of presentations on tire issues was of great interest to fleets operating light- and medium-duty vehicles. “To optimize tire design and performance, tools like finite element analysis (FEA) allow designers to look inside a new

Clean, Dry Air Supply

Discussions on tire maintenance often turn to proper inflation maintenance as the most important cornerstone of a well-designed program to maximize tire treadlife, casing durability and fuel economy. However, precious little information is available on exactly what should be controlled to achieve this pressurized condition inside the tire/wheel contained inflation cavity. Since nearly all medium