Tests note construction, heat, strength

Truett, Richard
July 2001
Automotive News;7/9/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5938, p42
Trade Publication
Reports that Ford's team of engineers will certify tire safety and durability by conducting a series of tests born out of its research into Firestone tire failures. Measurement of wedge thickness; Monitoring of tread temperature; Determination of the amount of force it takes to pull a tire's belts apart; Amount spent by Ford in testing tires.


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