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Spec’ing TBR Tires for Optimum Fuel Savings

Posted by Tim Phillips on Dec 16, 2020 3:38:47 PM

A question from a Facebook follower:  To achieve fuel savings from my tires, should I start with fuel efficient steer, drive or trailer tires?

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Topics: Fuel efficient tires

On The Road & Slogging Through Mud

Posted by Tim Phillips on Dec 9, 2020 7:19:03 AM

We received this question recently on our Facebook page from an owner operator:  My rig spends a good deal of time on the road, yet also slogs through the mud and on crushed stone going to construction sites? What is the best compromise in terms of such variables as tread pattern and compound?

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Topics: drive tires

"Tour" the New Double Coin Tires Warehouse

Posted by Tim Phillips on Nov 19, 2020 2:25:24 PM

We would love for all our customers to tour our new warehouse in Houston, TX, (our largest in North America) in person, but here's the next best thing - a video tour that showcases just how state-of-the-art this new facility is.

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Topics: Double Coin news

Three Main Factors in Tire Rolling Resistance

Posted by Tim Phillips on Nov 18, 2020 1:02:13 PM

Three main factors impact the rolling resistance in a tire: tread compounding, tread pattern design and tire structure. Tests show over 50% of the rolling resistance of a tire is generated from the tread and belt package; as such, many research hours are spent to study and improve these components.

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Topics: SmartWay verified tires

The Key Variables in TBR Tires

Posted by Tim Phillips on Nov 5, 2020 9:04:19 AM

What variables typically exist in looking for a medium/heavy truck tire?

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Topics: tire technology

Double Coin Launches New FT125+ Super Wide Trailer Tire

Posted by Tim Phillips on Oct 27, 2020 7:18:10 AM

We are thrilled to introduce the new FT125+ super wide trailer-position truck tire after the completion of successful road tests in the U.S. and Canada. This tire is expected to perform especially well in a tanker truck trailer application.

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Improve Bottom Line With Smart Money Program

Posted by Tim Phillips on Oct 22, 2020 3:20:44 PM

Double Coin believes that, in a world of shrinking margins and rising costs, value has never been more precious.

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Underinflated Truck Tires Hurt the Bottom Line!

Posted by Tim Phillips on Oct 8, 2020 7:00:52 AM

Having a well-synchronized air pressure maintenance program between your drivers and your shop should be the single most important element of your tire policy and is really the easiest to administer. It certainly will have the biggest impact on your fleet costs associated with tires, including: fuel consumption, wear life, irregular wear, etc.

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Topics: tire maintenance

Winter is Coming! Maybe Time for Open Shoulder Drive Tires

Posted by Tim Phillips on Oct 2, 2020 10:46:12 AM

Accuweather's team of long-range forecasters released its annual predictions for the upcoming winter season this week. Some regions, such as the Northeast, will see somewhat of a break in the snow, but folks across the Great Lakes and Midwest will want to brace for some bitter spells of wintry weather. Wet and snowy conditions are predicted for the Northwest.

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Topics: drive tires

Double Coin OTR Tires - Double Good News For Your Bottom Line!

Posted by Anthony Cresta on Sep 22, 2020 3:29:14 PM

If you're a mining or construction company, you know all too well that tires represent a significant chunk of your operating costs.

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Topics: OTR tires

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Double Coin tires deliver exceptional value for a wide variety of commercial applications, including trucking, construction, mining, ports and agriculture. Our goal with this blog is to also provide valuable information for those working in these industries. "Smart" wins in today's competitive business environment.

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