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SEMA WEBINAR: Tire Knowledge 201: Stretching or Bowing Tires vs. Rim Width Range

January 20, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST

Wheel and tire industry members: Join the SEMA Wheel and Tire Council for an informational seminar on “Tire Knowledge 201: The How and Why About Standards for Determining Rim Width and Load Capacity” on January 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. PST.

As the third installment of the council’s webinar series, “Wheel and Tire Industry Insights, powered by WTC,” you will hear from two of the industry’s leading tire technical experts as they address the specifics of load index and load ranges, when and where they apply, and how to calculate the correct air pressure for certain applications.

What is the process for calculating rim width and why is it a recommendation? What are the five actions to ensure proper fitment? Get your questions answered by participating in this live webinar.

Webinar Agenda:

5 minutes Welcome and Introduction – Tyson Boyer (Dill Air Controls)
25 minutes Presentation – Gary Ruede (Discount Tire), Kent Hobson (Sam’s Club)
10 minutes Interactive Discussion and Q&A


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