Main Factors Affecting Earthmover Tire Lifespan

  • May 25, 2020
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Factors Affecting Earthmover Tire Lifespan

Earthmover tires are built to withstand the rougher terrain associated with operating in more challenging and unpredictable environments. However, even the strongest tires can experience rapid wear-and-tear when not cared for properly. It’s imperative for fleet managers to understand what factors contribute to reduced tire lifespan so they can prevent premature wear-and-tear.   Main Factors

How to Buff & Polish Commercial Truck Aluminum Wheels

  • May 19, 2020
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How to Buff & Polish Commercial Truck Aluminum Wheels

Keeping your commercial fleet’s aluminum wheels in good condition isn’t just aesthetically appealing: It can protect against damage to your tires. Aluminum has the potential to oxidize and experience corrosion, which can lead to tire damage. Regularly buffing and polishing your wheels will help protect your tires while improving your fleet’s aesthetic. In this post

What Michelin & GM’s Uptis Line Means for Tire Retreading

  • May 05, 2020
  • Articles, Road Service, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
tire retreading

  Tires and tire retreading continue to top the list of fleet managers’ greatest budgeting concerns. From unexpected blowouts to premature wear-and-tear, semi-truck tires are one of the costliest components for any commercial trucking fleet.   But Michelin and General Motors (GM) are changing the way tires may impact a fleet’s future budgets by introducing

Michelin, GM Announce Airless Tires That Eliminate Flats & Reduce Waste

  • April 30, 2020
  • Articles, Earthmover Tires, New Tires, Road Service, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
earthmover tires

Michelin along with General Motors (GM) announced in summer of 2019 collaboration on a high-tech airless tire set to roll out on passenger vehicles as early as 2024. The tire’s non-pneumatic features make it a highly sought-after commodity for passenger vehicles, reducing the need for things like jacks and tire pressure monitoring sensors. Mirroring the

What are the Key Benefits of Mobile Tire Service?

  • April 28, 2020
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mobile tire service

  Almost every commercial fleet has experienced the need for mobile tire service at some point in their operation. Having a mobile service provider on call to help repair tire damage is an incredibly beneficial service that every fleet manager should be aware of.   If you’re looking to learn more about the benefits that

When Does Commercial Tire Balancing Make Sense & How Will it Help Profitability?

  • April 23, 2020
  • Articles, New Tires, Tire Service,
commercial truck tires near me

  Proper tire maintenance is one of the largest expenses for any commercial fleet. But before you search for “commercial truck tires near me” at the first sign of tire trouble, searching instead for tire balancing services might actually be what you need. Find out when commercial tire balancing services are right for your fleet

How to Refinish Aluminum Wheels the Right Way

  • April 21, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
aluminum wheel refinishing

  Proper wheel maintenance is essential for keeping commercial truck tires in good working condition. Without the right maintenance, you can expose your vehicles to premature tire damage, resulting in increased spending on repair and replacement needs for your fleet.   But refinishing aluminum wheels isn’t as simple as it might seem: Fleet managers must

2020 Best Practices for OTR Tire Maintenance

  • February 27, 2020
  • News, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
2020 Best Practices for OTR Tire Maintenance

When it comes to off-the-road (OTR) tires, fleet managers need to make sure they get the most out of their investment. That means implementing a maintenance plan to ensure earthmover tires stay in good working condition for the long-term. Get the most out of your OTR tires in 2020 by following the guidelines below. The

Why Truck Tire Retreading is Better Than Ever

  • February 24, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
Why Truck Tire Retreading is Better Than Ever

Back when our truck tire retreading business was a simple 3,000-square-foot retread shop in rural Pennsylvania, retread tires weren’t exactly renowned for their safety and reliability. Antiquated retreading practices did little to factor out human error, often resulting in low-quality materials not suitable for widespread commercial use. However, recent advancements in truck tire retreading have

What Matters Most When Buying a Semi-Truck?

  • February 20, 2020
  • Articles, Truck,
What Matters Most When Buying a Semi-Truck?

If you’re expanding your commercial fleet or are planning ahead for equipment replacement, you’ll likely need to Buying a Semi-Truck  in the near future. While adding a semi-truck to your fleet’s family can be exciting, it’s important for fleet managers to understand what matters most when making such a purchase. By following the guidelines below,