Truck Tire Construction — Tubeless — Duplex 630517

Truck tire constructions are the basic foundation supporting the various tire designs and features in modern high speed trucking service. This paper discusses present and new materials used in truck tires. The performance of reduced ply tires with higher strength cord materials is also discussed.
An evaluation of tubeless truck tires compared to tube type, recently made by a large commercial fleet, is reviewed.
The Duplex tire is evaluated based upon current service applications and the effect of road crown on duals versus singles.


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