RFID is Radio Frequency identification. It helps the buyer to identify the product information by exchanging the data with the reader using RF signals.
In UAE, ESMA (The Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology) has reaffirmed that each tyre for sale/Display in UAE must have RFID tags. These tags provided by ESMA to all legitimate importers of tyres will have full specifications like brand name, country of origin, tyre type, temperature rating, traction rating and treadwear rating. The tag incorporates an RFID chip inlay containing a code that is stored in ESMA database and are linked to the tyre details that are printed in the tag itself.
It helps the customer to choose genuine products provided with the legitimate information by scanning the bar code or either the QR code labelled on the RFID.
There are three types of puncture repair commonly used around the globe for tubeless tyres.
Internal repair using a patch
Once the puncture hole is identified, the same is covered by an adhesive patch from inside.
Hence these patches are adhesive, certain factors like heat & moisture reduces its life and are less reliable when compared to Minicombi repairs
Internal repair using Minicombi (plug)
This method is done by inserting and sealing the puncture hole using a Minicombi
Flat spots are mostly caused by long term storage of the vehicle. If a car stands for a long time, the contact patch of the tyre can flatten slightly where it is in contact with the ground area.
There are two types of flat spots
Temporary Flat spots occurs if the vehicle has been parked for few days or weeks similar to situations like you have been away for a vacation or parked the vehicle at airport. And you may notice some slight vibrations during the initial riding hours of your journey. These kind of flat spots will disappear when the tyres have reached their operational temperature and regained their original shape.
Semi-Permanent flat spots occurs when the vehicle