Design of tire tread has an effect upon noise generated, especially at freeway
speeds. Generally there is a tradeoff of tread friction ...
Directional tire tread features a large V-shaped pattern with large spaces or
grooves between the tread blocks. The grooves improve hydroplaning resistance
Also called tire tread designs, tire tread patterns are the arrangement of
continuous ribs, independent tread blocks, circumferential and lateral grooves, as
Simply defined, a tire tread is the area of the tire that touches the road. You'll
notice that different types of tires have different tread designs (or patterns).
Nokian's Hakka 7 studded snow tire
features the AirClaw tread
block, which is purpose-built for studs. Note the circular pump sipes just ahead of the stud for clearing water off the surface, and the long trapezoidal stud design
which provides maximum biting edges. More »
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Tires have various tread patterns which match each of the purpose and ...
Mar 28, 2013 ... Tread pattern Did you know that there are three different types of tread ... How
tires get wet track tested - Cooper CS5 at the Cooper Tire and ...
As a general rule, directional tires will have an "arrowhead-like" tread pattern - it
... Directional tires can only use a front to back rotation pattern - no switching the ...
The tread is the part of the tire that contacts the pavement. The correct choice of
tread design for a specific application can mean the difference between a ...
Generally speaking, there are two basic types of tread designs. ... and
development, the types and sizes of MICHELIN<sup>®</sup> tires and retreads are always