MTS Tire Rolling Resistance Systems

Measure the energy loss of a rolling tire to determine its contribution to vehicle energy efficiency and range. Major manufacturers and test laboratories worldwide trust MTS Rolling Resistance systems to meet their testing requirements. MTS offers a flexible array of rolling resistance configurations to meet your unique testing demands.

Applications

  • Steady State Rolling Resistance
  • Coast Down Rolling Resistance
  • Custom Time History Testing

Test Specimens

  • Passenger Car Tires
  • Light Truck Tires
  • Heavy Truck and Bus Tires
  • Motorcycle Tires

Test Standards

  • ISO 28580
  • ISO 18164
  • SAE J1269
  • SAE J2452

Key Product Features

Industry Standard

Leading automotive and tire manufacturers trust MTS to provide deep insights along with the most accurate and repeatable results for their tire testing requirements

Innovative Technology

Leveraging decades of custom engineering and design, MTS Rolling Resistance systems maximize sensitivity, repeatability and reliability

Durable / Reliable

Local MTS service expertise and life cycle management means a quick response with immediate troubleshooting to ensure system uptime

Versatile

The MTS Rolling Resistance family comprises three standard configurations plus customizable options to meet a wide range of testing and production needs

Model Comparison

Force Measurement

  • Measure tire spindle radial and longitudinal force
  • Multiple options for drum size, velocity, and load
  • Accurate and repeatable results

Force & Torque Measurement

  • Rotating torque cell to measure drum torque
  • Measure tire spindle radial and longitudinal force
  • Multiple options for drum size, velocity, and load

Adjustable Slip & Camber

  • Model vehicle suspension setup with adjustable slip and camber angles
  • Rotating torque cell to measure drum torque
  • Measure tire spindle radial and longitudinal force
  • Multiple options for drum size, velocity, and load

Technical Overview

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