• Use lubricant and suitable tools for mounting and dismounting the tires.
• The use of petroleum derivatives is not recommended, as they damage the rubber.
• Tire inflation must be done in a safety cage to avoid accidents.
• Always check the inside of the tire to make sure there are no small objects or debris lodged inside the tire on mounting so that the inner tube does not burst.
• Use the inner tube of the measurement corresponding to each tire size.
• Do not reuse flaps or protectors. Replace them at every tire life to avoid premature deflation.
• Tires should no longer be used when they reach the wear indicator at any rolling point. These indicators stand out at the bottom of the furrows and allow visual observation of the moment when the safety limit is reached (furrow depth 1.6 mm).
• Due to the unevenness and buckling of the tracks, the wear between the tires is not uniform.
• The practice of rotation is recommended to correctly match the tires of a vehicle and make better use of them.
• Maintain the geometry of the vehicle, trailer and semi-trailer according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
• Correct maintenance of the vehicle alignment, brakes, bushings, bearings and other maintenance points contributes to greater durability and uniformity in tire wear.
The balancing allows the correct distribution of the mass around the circumference of the tire and wheel assembly, which avoids vibrations and irregular wear.
The correct pressure to calibrate the tires is determined by the incident load on them. Weighing is an important practice to verify the total load to which the tires are subjected in each position. Consult the pressure chart to determine the ideal tire calibration.
The tire calibration should be checked periodically with the shortest possible time. It should be done with the gauges measured and always with cold tires.
Regrooving is a permitted practice that consists of increasing the productivity of tire grooves. The purpose of this procedure is to obtain a higher mileage. It can be done on tires for which the procedure is indicated, according to the inscription on the side and in certain types of service. Consult our representatives for technical guidance on the correct resurfacing procedure.
Strictly speaking, tires must be removed for retreading when they have reached a depth of 1.6 mm at any rolling point. In some types of service and use, the tires must be removed with more rubber remaining, in order to preserve the integrity of the carcass, to make better use of the retreads.
Always use the recommended wheels for each tire size. Wheels and rims should be periodically inspected (dents, cracks, warping, etc.) and cleaned for added safety and to avoid tire damage.