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What Does My Tire Tread Pattern Mean?

What Does My Tire Tread Pattern Mean?

The tread of a tire is something that the most individuals take for granted. They may have a broad knowledge that tread patterns and depths vary, but they may not fully comprehend the function of tire tread. Understanding the significance of tire tread and the various tread patterns will assist drivers in driving safely and comfortably. Let's examine tire tread patterns you may come across when shopping for new tires. Symmetric Tread Patterns A symmetric tread design is the most frequent. It consists of independent tread blocks throughout the whole tread face, with the same pattern on both the inboard and outboard portions. Tires with symmetric tread patterns permit the use of numerous tire rotation patterns. Asymmetric Tread Patterns Asymmetric tread pattern is meant to balance the requirements of dry grip and water dispersion/snow traction by varying throughout the tire's tread face. Asymmetric tread patterns often have bigger tread ribs/blocks on the outboard side to bo ... read more

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