TIRE INFLATION INFORMATION
Dry nitrogen (N2) gas is recommended for
A tire inflated in an enclosed shop area
inflation of tires. If the tires were originally
at a temperature of 18° to 21oC (65oto
inflated with air, nitrogen is still preferred
700 F), will be underinflated if the machine
for adjusting the pressure. Nitrogen mixes
works in freezing temperatures. Low
properly with air.
pressure shortens the life of a tire.
Nitrogen inflated tires reduce the potential of
a tire explosion, because nitrogen does
not support combustion. Also, nitrogen helps
prevent oxidation and the resulting
deterioration of rubber and corrosion of rim
Use a self-locking inflation
behind the tire tread while
chuck and stand
inflating the tire.