All the staff at Adams & page ltd would like to introduce you to our brand new Commercial vehicle tyre tting centre.
We have a wide selection of commercial tyres from stock at very competitive prices –
We use a state of the art Commercial tyre tting machine as to maximise the protection of your wheels –
We can offer commercial wheel balancing on the latest state of the art wheel balancer –
We are also proud to be offering
the latest in hunter hawk eye wheel alignment technology in our brand new state of the art alignment bay.
A 1 degree misalignment of your wheels can reduce the effective life of
a tyre by 7%, so routine checks need to be carried out to make sure that your eet is running ef ciently. Misalignment of just one degree on the steer axle can increase rolling resistance by 5%.
Misalignment of a truck’s wheels can also cause unnecessary stress to components in and around the axle, causing eventual, costly damage.
Reduce mechanical failures.
Maintain consistent reliability across your fleet.
Reduce your fleet costs with reduced fuel and tyre expenditure.
Improve overall ride comfort for your drivers, improving wellbeing.
A truck’s camber could be out of alignment if an excessive amount of wear appears on the shoulders on one or more tyres. The camber effects the angle at which a tyre sits on the road, and aligned with either too much positive or negative camber can mean the weight is shifted on to the tyres unevenly, causing wear in one area of the tyre.
Similar to the camber angle, a wheel’s steering axis can be biased in one direction. Caster is positive when the steering axis is biased towards the rear and negative when it is tilting towards the front. In addition to reducing tyre wear, caster misalignment can affect a vehicle’s handling.
Toe settings determine the horizontal angle at which the wheels sit in relation to each other. A neutral toe angle is ideal, as it allows the wheels to stay perfectly parallel at all times. Excessive toe-in (when the fronts of the tyres
are angled in towards each other) can cause premature wear to the outside of the tyres, while toe-out
(front of the tyre angled away from each other) can cause premature wear to the inside of the tyres.