Tire Testing Machine

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FLC Region

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6501 E Eleven Mile Rd
Warren, MI 48397
United States

Description

General Description
The Tire Testing Machine is a fatigue rated test rig for long term tire testing. The operator can control the speed, force, yaw, and camber and tire pressure either manually or automatically in order to conduct repeatable tests of multiple designs for the same application.

Benefits
Conducts comprehensive tests of rim and tire characteristics under a wide range of duty-cycle and environmental conditions, providing the most accurate simulation of real-world usage available in North America. This rig allows for rapid testing of large sample sizes, comparative design analysis, and iterative design changes with repeatable test conditions.

Capabilities
-Top Speed: 60 MPH
-Maximum Load: 29,500 lb (Station 1)
-Maximum Load: 20,000 lb (Station 2)
-Wide Drum Wheel: 36 in
-Camber: -3° to 7° (Sta 1), -.65° to 7° (Sta 2)
-Yaw: -5° to 4.5 ° (Sta 1), -4.0 ° to 5 ° (Sta 2)
-Inflation/ Deflation System

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