The new car is always at the factory is equipped with summer performance tires (all-season rarely). So with the onset of autumn drivers think about the purchase of winter avtoreziny. In this article we will give some tips and recommendations that will help motorists make the right choice. Let's start with the basics. What is the difference from summer winter tires? First, as part of a rubber tread compound, and secondly in the form and structure of the tread. The rubber mixture of which made winter tread tires, has a different temperature range.
Rubber does not lose its elasticity, even when severe frosts, which provide good grip of the tire. Also in the tread rubber Winter tires are present complex chemical components that increase grip with ice and compacted snow road. But in summer, winter tires are becoming "liquid" and this is very bad for control. The shape of the tread of winter tires also differs significantly from the summer. Winter tire tread depth and more sparse, which promotes good contact with the snow-covered road and improves self-cleaning tread. Tread blocks are cut fins (special cuts) that provide good traction with the icy road. There is studded winter tires as well as no spike (friction).
If the spec. Service well clean the road (such as in Moscow), then buy tires is not necessary. Moreover, the tires increased braking distance on the asphalt by 20 percent. Spikes will help only on snow or rolled thick ice. With other problems to cope tread of winter tires.