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How to measure PCD (Pitch Circle Diameter)

What is Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD)? The better you can inspect and maintain your wheels, the less likely a loosened wheel nut will lead to detachment. One of the key things to know is how to measure PCD. This stands...

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Finding the right Wheel Sentry® product for you

Wheel Detachment - it's a wheel problem According to Brake.org, detached wheels can accelerate up to 93mph. They can cause the driver of the vehicle to lose control and crash. Several hundred wheel detachments occur each year. One in six (16%)...

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Why does wheel loss occur on commercial vehicles?

Wheel loss - the risk is real Commercial vehicles transport heavy loads for long periods of time. Not only is each trip often long, but they are also frequent. This is particularly true if the vehicle belongs to a company,...

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