This specification covers the design and construction standards, material and physical requirements, and test methods for a smooth-tread standard tire 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.
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1.1 This specification covers the general requirements for a smooth-tread standard tire for measuring tire-pavement friction forces.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
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
E867 Terminology Relating to Vehicle-Pavement Systems
Griptester—GTS Descriptive Booklet Available from Findlay-Irvine Ltd., Bog Road, Penicuik, Midlothian EH269BU, Scotland.
friction test tire; size 10 ±, 4–5; Friction test tire; Pavement surfaces--specifications; Pavement surfaces (friction analysis); Smooth-tread tires; Tire specifications;
ICS Number Code 83.160.10 (Road vehicle tyres)
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