Developing cleaner tyres – ZF launches abrasion tester

The ZF Tread Wear Tester simulates real driving profiles in order to classify tyre wear behaviour at regular intervals

Studies show the tyre/road abrasion caused by vehicles in motion contributes to microplastic and fine dust pollution, making this an issue our industry will increasingly have to consider in future. ZF Test Systems believes its new unit for testing tyre abrasion will enable tyre manufacturers to optimise their development programmes and offer cleaner tyres.

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