Preserving tire casing integrity should be an integral part of an overall tire maintenance strategy. There are a number of factors to consider in order to make the correct tire choice for your needs, tire-casing including vehicle usage and tire performance characteristics such as fuel economy, durability, traction, miles to removal, safety and price—as well as casing retreadability. The following are certain factors that should be monitored daily: Maintain Proper Tire Inflation, Routine Tire Rotations, Check for Irregular Wear, Ensure Proper Bead Seating and Tire Installation, Choose The Right Tire for the Application, Total Vehicle Alignment, Removing Tires for Retreading
- Preserving tire casing integrity should be an integral part of an overall tire maintenance strategy.
- Tires and wheels/rims should be thoroughly inspected on a regular basis, before each trip and daily during continuous service, with special attention to inflation pressure.
- Also, it’s important to determine the proper tire for the service application.
“”Since tires are often the biggest operating expense after fuel, a lot of money is riding on a vehicle’s wheels…” – Gary Schroeder, director of commercial vehicle and global OEM sales for Cooper Tire and Rubber Co., assigned to the Roadmaster brand”