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  • Economy Winter / Snow Tires

  • …270 degrees of high density siping across the face of the tire to enhance snow traction Firestone Winterforce * Ranked 3rd in our testing, but still a good economical winter tire* Designed with a directional tread pattern incorporating stepped tread blocks that are siped offering bitting edges to…

  • How Do Winter / Snow Tires Work?

  • …amount of siping a tire has, as sipes are engineered slits in the tire's tread pattern that come open as the tire rolls over the snow, creating more biting edges. Certain retailers offer a service to cut your tires for more all-season traction, however this service hurts the way the tire handles and…

  • Related Products: Michelin X-ice Tread Depth
  • Winter tires ... how do they work

  • …first part of the puzzle; tread design this winter tire utilizes a large number of sipes which is a typical feature found in winter tire tread designs when the road gets snow covered the tire is no longer able to conform to the surface. The siping in the tread design allows the tread elements to…

  • Best Snow and Ice Traction

  • …have the clear road driving manners of some other snow tires, but will help protect you on the ice-covered roads when you need it. Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 Studless Ice and Snow tire use the new silica-enhanced Multicell Compound and advanced 3-D siping technology for the best snow and ice traction.

  • Continental ExtremeWinterContact

  • The flagship winter tire for Continental is their ExtremeWinterContact. It is a fantastic tire that provides grip in both deep snow and icy conditions. Its high-density sipes allow this tire to bite very well in deep snow conditions while keeping contact with the road's surface. This gives you, the…

  • Dunlop Launches Impressive New Winter Maxx

  • …extensive use of siping for the Winter Maxx. Note how nearly the entire face of the tire is covered with tiny serrated-looking lines. Those small cuts in the treads are called sipes. By using interlocking zig-zag sipes, Dunlop is able to pack in a very high density of siping without unduly…

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