Radial Tires

What are radial tires, where do they come from, and why are they important? If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, radial tires are an advancement you’re thankful for, whether you realize it or not. Here’s why, from Florida Tractor Repair, Inc in Hampton, FL.

Radial tires are simply tires with cords of metal inlaid with rubber inside your tire. The point is to make them longer lasting, more efficient, more durable, and better handling. Tires of yesteryear were especially vulnerable to road damage and blowouts, meaning people spent a lot more time sitting on the side of the road.

Radials have existed as a concept for over a hundred years - Michelin in France put them to use in the 50s across Europe and Asia, but they didn’t really become popular in America until the 1970s. Anymore, it’s sort of odd that tires are always specified as “radial” when you see them advertised...these days, 100% of road use automotive tires on the market are radial tires.

No matter your maintenance or repair needs, we’ve got you covered. For the best fleet and commercial service shop in Hampton, FL, call or stop by Florida Tractor Repair, Inc today.




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