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The key components of a tire
"... THE RUBBER COMPOUND Although the design is also important, this is the part that makes winter tires so efficient during the cold season. Basically, the tire compound becomes efficient at low temperatures or, if you prefer, when summer and all-season tires are becoming useless or provide only minimum traction. Due to its compounds, a summer tire stiffens as temperature drops, so the result is pretty easy to imagine: the tire, the wheel, the car and the driver slide on sno..." Continue Reading →
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