Tire Buying

Semi in motion

DISPELLING RETREAD MYTHS – Facts vs Fiction – ENVIRONMENTLY FRIENDLY There are many misconceptions surrounding the retreading industry but questioning whether retreads are environmentally friendly is a tough fight to defend. Using retread tire products is not being environmentally friendly. FICTION That statement is very much fiction. There is no question about the environmental benefits… Read More


fleet calculators

RABEN TIRE INTRODUCES COMMERCIAL FLEET CALCULATORS Raben Tire is excited to introduce their new commercial fleet tools for rabentire.com – three new fleet tire calculators built with their customer’s needs in mind. These tools assist customers with everyday calculations that help them better make the right fleet tire decisions and cost analysis for their fleet.… Read More


tire speed rating

What does a tire’s speed rating mean? A tire’s speed rating indicates the max speed the tire can safely maintain over time. In short, it’s the fastest speed a tire can handle before it no longer performs as designed. Speed ratings are not just about speed. They’re also about ride comfort, wear, and cornering ability.… Read More


Retread

DISPELLING RETREAD MYTHS – Facts vs Fiction – POPULARITY Misconceptions surrounding the retreading industry are very abundant. Public perception is that retread tires are less safe than new tires so confidence in the retread industry would be minimal. Retreads are not popular in any industry because of the lack of confidence in safety.  FICTION Retread… Read More


retread safety

DISPELLING RETREAD MYTHS – Fact vs Fiction – SAFETY There are many misconceptions surrounding the retreading industry. Unlike retreads of many years ago, today’s retreads have strong industry requirements, sophisticated technology, demanding quality control and no manual equipment. The worn tire is buffed away and a new tread is bound to the tire body (casing)… Read More


  Mower tires are available in many different styles and tread patterns. To be sure you select the right tire products for your mowing needs, it is important to consider how the tire will be used. Here are some common scenarios for a tire’s use and some of the best products that tackle each. Is… Read More


Have you ever taken a close look at your tires? There’s quite a bit going on there besides just the name brand of the tire. Most tires come marked with a code similar to something like this: P215/65R15. These tire sidewall markings can actually tell you everything you need to know about your tires! The… Read More


Your fleet’s tires are crucial to your success. Quality tires can keep your vehicles on the road for longer, ensuring you can meet your customer’s stringent deadlines. So, when it comes time to outfit your trucks with a new set, you want to make sure they have the best tires. For fleet managers, the bottom… Read More


No tire lasts forever – especially OTR tires used for construction, mining and other industrial activities. Because of the large amount of stress and responsibility these tires take on, it’s a safe practice to have your tires’ condition evaluated by a professional about every 1-3 months, depending on your site’s typical conditions. When it comes… Read More


When tire life goes the way it is supposed to, your tires wear out all at the same time, after providing you with an optimal service life. When this happens, replacing tires is pretty straightforward – you buy a new set. Unfortunately tire life, like life in general, does not always go according to plan.… Read More