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Published on January 1, 2008

Effect of Steel Belt Separation on Low and High Speed Uniformity

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Date Published January 1, 2008

This Report has been authored by:Jean-Claude Brico at Forensic Tire Expertise LLC

The presence of separation between the steel belts has an important effect on all uniformity parameters measured at low and high speed. Radial and lateral force increase with the length of the separation regardless of the width at both speeds for the conditions studied.