Tire Testing

Understanding the performance of tires and tire mechanics is critical in determining their influence on the ride, handling and safety of cars, commercial vehicles and airplanes. With over 90 years of expertise in rubber testing, Smithers Rapra provides custom tire analysis and standard testing to meet your requirements.

Smithers recognizes the importance and legislative demands for accurate tire mechanics and assists businesses and individuals with tire testing to understand tire construction, material selection and lifetime expectations. Extensive physical testing of tires in our tire testing lab is supported by compound development, analysis and a full failure analysis service.

Industry-leading tire expertise with state-of-the-art testing capabilities

Smithers whole tire testing and material analysis laboratories are well equipped to perform a broad range of testing protocols and industry standard evaluations including:

The types of tires we test in our laboratories include:

  • Passenger and Light truck
  • Agriculture
  • Military and Defense
  • OTR
  • Fleet
  • Specialty
  • Tire valves

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