Monthly Archives: October 2019

Fighting Run Flats

2019-10-28T19:21:24+00:00 October 28th, 2019|

There is an amount of flexing that is expected and completely healthy for a truck tire to do. Although this High Flex Zone may limit the truck tire’s repair-ability, it doesn’t make the tire unsafe to repair or retread and reuse. As air pressure decreases however, the flexing in the sidewalls increases. Increase in load

High Flex Zone

2019-10-07T23:22:07+00:00 October 7th, 2019|

Truck tires are tough. Inside a properly working truck tire is compressed air. Compressed air is measured in PSI, which stands for pounds per square inch. One square inch of the inside of a truck tire is being pushed by the compressed air in the tire with a force equal to 100 pounds. The compressed