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Uniform tire quality grading

Uniform tire quality grading

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tires,
  • Automobiles -- Tires -- Testing

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (10 p.) :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14470259M
    OCLC/WorldCa37590993

    The Federal Government Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards (49 CFR ) apply to passenger car tires only (but excludes deep tread, winter-type snow tires, temporary use spare tires, and tires with nominal rim diameters of twelve inches or less). Tires subject to the Standards are required to be graded on the performance factors of treadwear, .   A T rating certifies the tire to mph, H to mph and Z to mph and higher, according to industry manuals. But keep in mind that a tire Author: KBB Editors.

    Uniform Tire Quality Grading. Quality grades can be found where applicable on the tire sidewall between tread shoulder and maximum section width. A tire shall be considered to have successfully completed a test stage in accordance with this paragraph if, at the end of the test stage, it exhibits no visual evidence of tread, sidewall, ply. The grade of tires available as standard or optional equipment on Mazda vehicles may vary with respect to grade. ALL PASSENGER VEHICLE TIRES MUST CONFORM TO THESE GRADES AND TO ALL OTHER FEDERAL TIRE-SAFETY REQUIREMENTS. Uniform Tire Quality Grading. Quality grades can be found where applicable on the tire sidewall between tread shoulder.

    UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING TREADWEAR COURSE MONITORING-IV. A mile road test course over public highways in the vicinity of San Angelo, Texas has been used to evaluate candidate Course Monitoring Tires for the treadwear requirement of the Uniform Tire Grading Program. This portion of the program is designated Phase IV and provides for (a Author: R N Pierce. Which of the following is not part of the Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) system? Speed rating. Front-wheel drive vehicles usually use what type of wheel? Positive offset. Technician A says to always purchase replacement tires with the same or greater speed rating as when the vehicle was new. Technician B says to install the same type of.


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Consumer Guide to. Uniform Tire Quality Grading. Comparative grade designations for treadwear, traction and temperature for all passenger car tires, except deep tread, winter-type snow tires; space-saver or. temporary use spares; or tires with normal rim diameters of 12 inches or less.

Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) Treadwear heat buildup in the tire and possible tire failure. The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course.

For example, a tire graded would wear times as well on the government course as a. Uniform Tire Quality Grade Labeling (UTQGL). Treadwear Treadwear grades typically range from 60 to overin twenty point increments. It's important to remember that the actual life of any tire is determined by the road surface quality, driving habits, inflation.

Uniform Tire Quality Grading: The Federal Government Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards (49 CFR ) apply to passenger car tires only (but excludes deep tread, winter-type snow tires, temporary use spare tires, and tires with nominal rim diameters of twelve inches or less).

The Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQG) Explained To help consumers evaluate their tires, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) created the Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQG).

The UTQG makes it possible to compare tires based on a standardized rating of treadwear, traction, and temperature resistance. Uniform Tire Quality Grading is the term for three specific ratings applied to tires so that consumers can have standardized, easy to understand comparative data when they are searching for the right tire.

That's the concept; the reality is somewhat different. The UTQG (Uniform Tire Quality Grade) treadwear rating, also known as a treadwear grade, is a number stamped on the tire sidewall that relates to expected tire life. In basic terms, and in the spirit of the concept, the higher the UTQG treadwear rating, the greater the tire life.

A tire with a "" treadwear rating is forecasted to last twice. The Uniform Tire Quality Grade is a comparative assessment applied to most car tires (excluding winter tires) to help consumers make informed decisions.

The manufacturers grade the tires themselves for temperature, traction, and tread wear. The system has been essentially unchanged for decades.

The Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQGS) lets you compare tire treadwear, traction performance, and temperature resistance. To get started, choose a tire brand from the drop-down menu below.

To get started, choose a tire brand from the drop-down menu below. The Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) rating is a quality rating system developed by the American Department of Transportation. It is designed to tell consumers the relative performance of passenger tires, by evaluating the tire in three areas: treadwear, traction and temperature.

The UTQG does not apply to /5(K). One of the number and letter sequences on your tire is the uniform tire-quality grading (UTQG). The UTQG system is managed by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and it gives you three pieces of information about your tires.

First. Consumer Guide to. Uniform Tire Quality Grading. Comparative grade designations for treadwear, traction and temperature for all passenger car tires, except deep tread, winter-type snow tires; space-saver or temporary use spares; or tires with normal rim diameters of 12 inches or less.

The Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) is a system developed by the Department of Transportation which helps consumers compare tires in the areas of treadwear, traction and temperature. Following is an example of a tire with a UTQG of AB. Uniform tire quality grading [United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.;] Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Tires -- Labeling -- United States. Uniform Tire Quality Grade TIRE STANDARDS Tires are graded by tire manufacturers in controlled tests that meet the U.S.

Department of Transportation (DOT) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) specific standards of performance including: tread wear, traction and temperature tolerance. The UTQG rating system originated in the US as a way to help consumers make more informed tire-buying decisions.

Tire manufacturers give their own tires a grade for treadwear, traction and temperature. Together, these numbers makes up a tire’s UTQG rating—a three-digit number plus two letters. For example, A A. What A UTQG Rating Says About Your Tires What is a UTQG Tire Rating.

To put it simply, the Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTGQ) rating system is used to classify tires within certain categories. When you’re looking to buy new tires, you want to know that you’re getting the right tire for your vehicle and lifestyle. With so many options for.

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Temperature a B C. Traction AA a B C. Inflating Your Tires. Tire. Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) established the Uniform Tire Quality Grading Statdards (UTQGS) in 49 CFR The UTQG rating is made up of 3 components: Treadwear The treadwear guide is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test track.

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Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Washington, D.C.] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.§ Uniform tire quality grading standards.

(a) Scope. This section requires motor vehicle and tire manufacturers and tire brand name owners to provide information indicating the relative performance of passenger car tires in the areas of treadwear, traction, and temperature resistance.