How to decipher the symbols on a car tire. The tyre label

How to decipher the symbols on a car tire. The tyre label
When choosing tires it is difficult to understand the values of numeric and alphabetic characters printed on the surface tyre. Will figure it out together?

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When choosing tires it is difficult to understand the values of numeric and alphabetic characters printed on the surface of the tyre. Will figure it out together?

Marking tires

n Deciphering the designations 1 The width of the tyre in millimeters 2 Profile height in percentage of width 3 A letter indicating the tyre construction (R – radial, D – diagonal, B — girdle 4 The rim diameter in inches 5 The index (coefficient) of the load defining a maximum load on the tire, whereby it will not collapse 6 The speed rating that defines the maximum speed for which the tire 7 The REINFORCED presence of the word or the letter C suggests about a tire carcass 8 Country of origin 9 Specify the side for asymmetrical tires, OUTSIDE — the outer side of the tire, INSIDE — its inner side 10 The suitability of the tyre to the particular conditions of operation, M&S (M+S) mud and snow, AS (All Season) – all-season, AW (Any Weather) – any weather, Aquatred, Aquacontact or icon in the form of an umbrella — special rain tires, the Pictogram in the form of a snowflake tires for the winter, the absence of any marking tyres for use only in the warmer months 11 The certification 12 TUBELESS – tubeless tire, TUBE TYPE or the absence of inscriptions – bus with camera 13 The details of construction of the tire 14 The name or logo of the manufacturer 15 Model of tire 16 Maximum load and pressure In addition to the designations listed in the table, on the car tire can be the following inscriptions: REGROOVEABLE – bus design provides for further deepening of the tread; Arrow combined with the word ROTATION – the direction of rotation for tires having a directional tread pattern. Four digits contain information about the release date of the tire, and the first two numbers indicate week and the last two the year of manufacture. For example, the cipher "0613" indicates that the tyre was manufactured in week 6, i.e., in February 2013. The same three-digit code will indicate that the tyre was manufactured before 2000.

load Index

The load index 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 Maximum load, kg 345 355 365 375 387 400 412 425 437 450 The load index 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 Maximum load, kg 462 475 487 500 515 530 545 560 580 600 The load index 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 Maximum load, kg 615 630 650 670 690 710 730 750 775 800 The load index 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 Maximum load, kg 825 850 875 900 925 950 975 1000 1030 1060

speed

The speed N P Q R S T H V W Y Speed, km/h 140 150 160 170 180 190 210 240 270 300 Now, when choosing tires for the car, one look at its surface markings, it will be enough to learn about it almost all. Good luck with your shopping!


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