STTC’s comprehensive preventative truck tire maintenance programs are designed to minimize downtime and keep vehicles running at peak performance.
Performed by certified STTC personnel, preventative maintenance is customized to meet your needs but typically includes:
Inflation and flat-tire checks using calibrated air gauges
Tread depth measurement
Inspection of tires for damage such as flat spots, cuts, abrasion, tread lifts, mismatched tires, unusual wear patterns, etc.
Truck Wheel inspection to detect misaligned valve stems, spun wheels, missing valve caps, damaged wheels, leaking oil seals, etc.
Tightening of wheel nuts to correct torque
Checks for other vehicle damage that could cause downtime
All STTC service vehicles are equipped with torque sticks, torque wrenches, calibrated air gauges, jack stands, wheel chocks, tire cages, and safety cones to ensure that all preventative maintenance work is done correctly and safely.
Submitted by Jose Rizo on Mon, 3/19/2018 - 3:19 pm
The problem, as it turns out, is not the roads themselves – but rather the speeds at which a truck drives. The majority of commercial truck tires are rated for 75MPH and have recommended inflation PSIs to match that speed. Unfortunately, trucks do not always stick to 75MPH on highways. Many interstates in North America …
Submitted by Jose Rizo on Thu, 3/15/2018 - 5:53 pm
As a technology, tire retreading continues to advance alongside other shipping tech. Retreading has existed for about a century, and every decade brings improvements: Easier methods of retreading, better lifespans, and improved all-around results for owners. Today is no different. Tire retreading is better than ever, with even more benefits to owners and fleet managers. …