Tyre Scuffing

2011-09-02 15.11.30
2011-09-02 15.10.38
Middle axle tyres. Middle axle being the worst for diagonal wear. Photo 1 and 2 show where the tread is actually ” SCUFFING” on the road and causing abbrasion to rubber like sandpaper to wood, due to “EXCESSIVE” jumping of tyre. Photo 3 shows where diagonal wear is starting to wear shoulders and irregularity is in 2 to 3 parts of these tyres. Left unattended it gets worse — costing operators many $$ in lost wear plus casings being damaged from fractures and separation from said “Excessive” jumping effect.


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