VOLVO

Test Track: RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk. August 1998
Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.


LAND ROVER 90

British Army Specification (Wolf)

Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 31st March 1999.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron Extended Runflat System 'Standard' system.


VAUXHALL VECTRA 1.8 Estate

Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 31st March 1999.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.


CARAVAN

Tes Trackt: Bruntingthorpe Test Track, Leicestershire.
Vehicles fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.


IVECO EUROTECH 400E 340

Tractor Unit with Articulated Trailer fully laden to 38 tons Gross Vehicle Weight

Test Track: Worminghall Airfield, Oxfordshire.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.


IVECO SUPER CARGO

Fully Laden 16 tones.

Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 31st March 1999.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron Extended Runflat System 'Standard' system.


RENAULT ARTICULATED TRUCK

Laden to 30 tons Gross Weight

Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 15th July 1998.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.

OFFICIAL TESTS
TYRON BAND TEST - PART NUMBER 22.5/75
Date of test:
12th May 1993
Venue:
Worminghall airfield, near Thame, Oxon.
Track surface:
Old concrete runway. Rough surface - partially breaking up.
Vehicle:
Iveco Eurotech 400E 340 4 x 2 tractor unit with articulated trailer.
Weight:
17 tonnes GVW, 38 tonnes GCW.
Trailer:
Fully laden to Gross vehicle weight for test at 32 tonnes.
Tyre size:
295/80R 22.5 tubeless.
Wheel:
Single piece steel drop centre.
Weight/load on tested wheel (nearside & offside front):
3.9 tonnes (3,900kg)
Weather conditions:
Warm, dry, sunny, light breeze.

 

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Opposite: Vince Cobley (Pro-Trax).


RENAULT

Production model - Ambulance

Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 15th July 1998.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron Extended Runflat System 'Standard' system.

VOLVO/EXCALIBUR FIRE APPLIANCE
Fully laden (approximately 13 tons).

Test Track: The Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.
April 7th 1998. Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.

Blow-out Trial on Dennis Fire Appliance

Sabre, Type B Water Tender, fully laden in controlled blow-out at 60 mph.

TRIAL Objectives:
To carry out an induced blow-out at 60 mph. then complete and observe the following tests.

a. Vehicle stability and capability to continue in a straight line, during and after the blow-out.
b. Driver to report any difficulty in controlling the vehicle, plus the steering effort required.
c. Test cornering capability on the deflated tyre through:
Long 180 deg. left turn @ 60 mph.
Left hand 'T' turn @ 20 mph.
Long 90 deg. right turn @ 60 mph.
Right hand 'T' turn @ 20 mph.
d. Swerve and slalom tests, to check the effects of violent weight transfer on the fully laden vehicle.
e. Emergency stop. Check ability of the TYRON band to lock the tyre to the wheel rim. Observe ability for the vehicle to stop in a straight line, the steering effort required and degree of driver control.
f. Carry out manoeuvrability and parking tests.
g. Check condition of the wheel and tyre on completion.
h. Check for damage to the vehicle, especially around spray suspension, wheel arch and brake pipe areas.

Testing carried out at: The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) Cardington, Bedfordshire, June 1997, before a live audience of Fire Chiefs and crewmen.

Trial Statistics
Venue
Driving Standards Agency, Cardington, Bedfordshire.
Date
12th June 1997
Vehicle
Dennis Fire Appliance. Sabre Medium Length, Type B Water Tender.
GVW
13 Tonnes.
Axle Loads
Front 5.5 Tonnes, Rear 7.5 Tonnes.
Vehicle Weight
12.6 Tonnes.
Wheel Size
22.5 x 7.50
Tyre
275/70 x 22.5 Michelin.
Drive Configuration
Rear Wheel Drive.
Tyron Band
22.5/70 Standard Duty Single Piece.
Wheel Under Test
Offside Front.
Ambient Temperature
22 deg. C.
Track Surface Temperature
22.5 deg. C.
Weather Conditions
Dry, Sunshine, Light Wind.


FORD TRANSIT

Fully laden (driver + 8 passengers).
Test Track: RAF Bentwater, Suffolk.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.


JAGUAR

Police Specification
Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 15th July 1998.
Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.


FORD MONDEO

Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 15th July 1998 Vehicle fitted with Tyron wheel safety bands.

 


ROLLS ROYCE SILVER SPUR

Test Track: Driving Standards Agency (DSA), Bedfordshire. 15th July 1998 Vehicle fitted with Tyron Extended Runflat System 'Standard' system.