This SAE information report covers the basic guidelines concerning off-road tire conditions that warrant replacement, removal, or repair. This material can assist the tire user in establishing specific written procedures for each job site.
Knowledge, planning, and training of the tire user are critical to ensure the proper use of off-road tires. This SAE information report provides guidelines to address tire damage. The guidelines will assist tire users in planning for tire replacement, removal, or repair to prevent unplanned down time and/or safety hazards to personnel from tire failure. Consequently, the guidelines will also help the tire user achieve maximum tire life.