ASTM E1551 - 16

    Standard Specification for a Size 4.00-8 Smooth Tread Friction Test Tire

    Active Standard ASTM E1551 | Developed by Subcommittee: E17.24

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.03

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    This specification covers the design and construction standards, material and physical requirements, and test methods for a special purpose smooth-tread standard tire utilized on fixed braking slip continuous friction measuring equipment such as the runway friction tester, surface friction tester, or BV-11 skiddometer trailer for measuring tire-pavement friction forces. When tested with appropriate methods, the tread compounds shall conform to specified values of physical properties such as tensile sheet cure, 300 % modulus, specific gravity, tensile strength, elongation, and tire tread durometer performance.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the general requirements for a special purpose, smooth-tread standard tire for measuring tire-pavement friction forces. The tire is utilized on fixed braking slip continuous friction measuring equipment such as the Runway Friction Tester, Surface Friction Tester, or BV-11 Skiddometer Trailer.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D297 Test Methods for Rubber Products--Chemical Analysis

    D412 Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers--Tension

    D1054 Test Method for Rubber Property--Resilience Using a Goodyear-Healey Rebound Pendulum

    D1765 Classification System for Carbon Blacks Used in Rubber Products

    D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness

    D3182 Practice for Rubber--Materials, Equipment, and Procedures for Mixing Standard Compounds and Preparing Standard Vulcanized Sheets

    Other Documents

    Tatra–Intertech Friction Tester --Instruction and Servicing Manual Available from Intertech Engineering Inc., 726 S. Mansfield Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036.

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.160.10 (Road vehicle tyres)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41114508(Surface testers)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/E1551-16

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    Citation Format

    ASTM E1551-16, Standard Specification for a Size 4.00-8 Smooth Tread Friction Test Tire, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016,

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