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 21°C (65° to
inflated with air, nitrogen is still preferred
70° 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 chuck and stand
behind the tire tread while inflating the tire.
35 psi (241 kPa)
40 psi (275 kPa)