Different Types of Tyres and Their Purposes

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Tires come in many variations for driving purposes and also based on different weather conditions. Tires that offer exceptional traction and control for summer driving may not always offer the best results for off-road driving during winter. Also, the sport-performance tires for high-performance may not always match the performance of all season tires for most of the vehicles. Confused? Or, are you wondering about the different types of tires and their purposes? Well, this introduction will cover the basics of a tire and its purposes, and also will help you decide what kinds of tyres are right for your vehicle.

 

First of all, it is required to know the purpose of a tire in general. The tire is basically a cushion between the road and your vehicle. Most of the tires are pneumatic these days, that is, they are oval shaped and are made of inflated wires and cords. They are mainly made from rubber and fabric, and are basically tube or tubeless. Also, different types of tires exist for every type of weather and performance needed. The different types of tires and their purposes arose in direct response to the needs of your driving.

Below, some of the types of tyres manufactured by the automobile tire tube manufacturers in India are discussed briefly that will help you to identify the types of tires and their purposes.

Summer Tires

These products generally have a simple block-shape tread pattern and it helps to ensure optimum grip, also ensuring that the friction between the tyre and the road surface is maximized at all times. They are meant to be used mostly in the dry and slightly wet conditions and are not recommended for driving in cold temperatures or on ice and snow. They provide the best traction during warmer weather.

Winter Tires

These products are designed to add grip on ice or snow covered roads providing improved breaking performance and control on slippery surfaces. The tread patterns of these products are generally a fine block design with deep wide grooves which allow increased traction and break control on the slippery roads.

All Season Tires

These products are suitable for all seasons, although they many not be the ultimate performer in very dry or wet weather conditions. But they can be used in most part of the year which saves costs of having to change the tyres with the changing weather. The tread patterns of these products are more complex than other two types of tyres. Also, they have more small slits on the tread blocks.

However, while manufacturing different tyres of tyres the automotive tube manufacturers in India focus on the tube of the tires. The inner tube is present between the rim and the tyre of the tube tyre. This tube which has the air filled in it has a valve which protrudes through a hole in the rim. This tube is doughnut-shaped and usually made of rubber that offers a comfortable and smooth ride even on the bumpy road.

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Prashant Kumar is an evid blogger which blogs are based on the research. He is passionate to writing about automobile industry

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