Development of the Low Profile Passenger Tire 650112
The development of the low profile passenger tire is described. This tire provides improved handling and stability, faster cornering, improved high speed performance, and longer tread life, with no loss in noise level or riding comfort. Tire characteristics described include improved tread design and tread rubber compounding, contour shoulder, and low profile carcass. The effect of cord angle on tire inflation shape and speed are also discussed.