Two new types of regional traffic tires are available in the Falken Tyre Europe product range; the RI 151 for the steering axle and BI 851 for the driving axle. Both tires are said to provide high mileage performance with even wear.
In the development of the new compound used in these products, Falken engineers used SRI’s 4D nano simulation technology. This powerful simulation tool provides the ability to analyze the effects of compound and construction on tire performance at sub-nano level. For example, Falken was able to identify how and where heat would be generated and how to minimize it.
In order to meet the increasing demands in freight transport, both new tires are also claimed to have excellent all-weather properties and therefore can be used all year round. The quality carcass can be retreaded and retro-fitted, which minimizes operating costs and maximizes operating economy.
January 5, 2016