Anatomy of a Tire

Most people think of tires as simple technologies—some rubber poured into a mold. And to be honest, tires do seem pretty simple when compared to the jumble of metal under your hood. Tires suffer from under-appreciation because most of their technology is always hidden from view, buried under a thick layer of vulcanized rubber. To get an idea of the anatomy of a tire, the average car tire is built from over 200 materials converted … Read More