Measuring rate of tread wear in radial tires

Brico, Jean-Claude
July 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;7/23/2007, Vol. 36 Issue 26, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on measuring the rate of tread wear in radial tires. It is posed that areas of tread that are more worn than others in radial tires have differing causes and can be traced to excessive utilization, like vehicle alignment, camber under inflation, overload and brake lock. Added to this is the separation between reinforcing steel belts in radial tires.


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