Technische informatie

Aging car tyres & DOT-code

With regard to the aging of car tyres, we follow the position of the Technical Information Platform for Tyre Manufacturers (TIP). This is an official advisory body of VACO that advises the General Board on technical issues. The following producers represent TIP. Apollo Vredestein, Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear Dunlop, Hankook, Michelin, Pirelli, Toyo, Yokohama. Aging of […]

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Tyre maintenance

The profile depth of a tyre is very important. When it rains or the road is wet, the depth of the profile determines how much contact you have with the road. And therefore how much grip you have. The less tread the tyre has, the longer the braking distance. Moreover, there is a chance of […]

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What is standing on the side of a tyre?

The sidewall of a tyre contains a wealth of information about the construction and characteristics of a tyre. Below we explained the meaning on the different parts of the tyre. Tyre size 215 = tyre width in mm /45 = height/width ratio in % R    = radial construction 17   = bead- or rim diameter […]

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