Video: What’s in Store for the Future of Retread Manufacturing
Today, retread tires rival their new tire counterparts in both quality and safety, but just like with any other product, there’s still room to build a better mousetrap. We caught up with a few retread experts to ask: What’s in store for the future of retread tire manufacturing?
Video: The Rolling Resistance-Fuel Efficiency Target Conflict
Although tire manufacturers are making technological leaps in tire design and rubber compounding year after year, they all still face what they call the “target conflict” between mileage and rolling resistance. This means that improving one of these characteristics in the tire typically reduces performance in the other area. Is it possible to find a tire that’s the best of both worlds?
Video: Aluminum or Steel Wheels – What’s Best for Your Heavy-Duty Truck?
Wheels basically fall into two categories – aluminum and steel. And like every other part you spec for your truck, the right choice for you might not be the right choice for your neighbor. Instead, it all depends on your application.
Video: Five tips to make your truck’s wheels last
There’s a lot to consider when spec’ing the wheels on your truck, but with the correct application and proper maintenance, these days it isn’t uncommon for wheels to last the life of the vehicle. Here are five tips to make sure your truck’s wheels last as long as the truck itself.