Category: Tires

Rubber Tires

January 17th, 2016 by

RUBBER TIRES Know where rubber tires come from? If you have ever thought about how many rubber tires there are everywhere, you may wonder how there is enough raw material from rubber plants to make them all. Well, there isn’t. Today’s tires Currently, the tire industry must rely on synthetic rubber, made from petroleum, to keep the

Aging Tires

July 27th, 2015 by

Aging Tires Pose Safety Threat For years, vehicle owners have relied on the tread depth of a tire to assess its condition. While this remains a good way to determine the need for new tires, there is another factor to consider-age. Don’t just go by looks: The fact is that because the rubber compounds in

Not Treading Lightly – Tire Tread

April 12th, 2015 by

Tire Tread NOT TREADING LIGHTLY – Tire Tread Uneven tire wear may be due to simple over or under tire inflation or problems involving suspension components and wheel alignment. Therefore, as a precaution against tire failure, tires should be checked regularly. Shoulder wear on one side is usually indicative of an alignment problem, often involving