Tyrata Automated Tire Monitoring Safely Extends Bus Tire Life by 12%

Tyrata Inc. and the Durham Metropolis Transit Firm (GoDurham) have accomplished an intensive research to measure the associated fee financial savings and advantages of utilizing automated tire tread monitoring to handle tire upkeep for GoDurham’s 60-bus public transit fleet. Outcomes demonstrated a 12% effectivity enchancment utilizing automated monitoring, instantly translating into fewer tires needing to be bought.

Within the research, Tyrata’s IntelliTread® Drive-Over System (DOS) was in a position to remove guide tire measurements fully whereas additionally safely extending the lifetime of the tires. Tire tread utilization was elevated from 9.9mm to 11.2mm, even with all tires being maintained nicely above the U.S. Division of Transportation’s prescribed tire tread security limits. Together with this effectivity enchancment, GoDurham lowered tire necessities by 100 tires per 12 months and eradicated the price of guide inspection, leading to estimated annual web financial savings of $60,000 for its 60-bus fleet with DOS. 

Tyrata’s Drive-Over System (DOS), which resembles a pace bump, collects the tire tread depth each time a car passes over it. By using DOS, GoDurham was in a position to prolong the lifetime of the fleet’s tires by a mean of 1.3mm of tread put on, whereas sustaining stringent tread depth limits to make sure passenger security.

“Tyrata’s Drive-Over System has basically remodeled the way in which that we strategy administration of our tires,” says Bob Losiniecki, Upkeep Director of Durham Metropolis Transit Firm (GoDurham). “DOS has helped us considerably cut back tire bills whereas sustaining absolute confidence within the security of our tires.”

“We had been happy to make such an affect on what was already a well-managed fleet,” mentioned Dave Koester, Tyrata VP of Engineering. “The financial savings from our IntelliTread system at GoDurham is extraordinarily encouraging. We anticipate related outcomes from ongoing exams at different buyer websites.”

Tyrata is increasing manufacturing and is able to set up the IntelliTread Drive-Over System for fleet operations to assist firms achieve higher management of tire upkeep, get monetary savings and enhance sustainability. Corporations wishing to deploy DOS in Europe might contact Tyrata at Tyrata.Europe@Tyrata.com. In Japan, organizations might contact Tyrata at Tyrata.Japan@Tyrata.com. For the USA and different international areas, contact Tyrata instantly at information@Tyrata.com or +1-984-888-0413 for extra info.

About Tyrata

Tyrata, Inc. is a tire sensor and knowledge administration firm providing tire monitoring options for fleet managers, tire producers and automotive service facilities. The corporate’s IntelliTread® know-how screens, tracks and predicts tire tread life, delivering direct measurements of tread depth in actual time. Strong-state sensors are linked to cloud-based knowledge administration and analytics to warn drivers, service advisors and depot managers when tires are dangerously skinny. Tyrata is devoted to bettering tire security, lowering upkeep prices, enhancing sustainability and growing profitability for its clients. For extra info, go to www.tyrata.com.

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