Center for Tire Research
An NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center

CenTiRe accepts donationsĀ of various materials, tire and vehicle test equipment, measurement units, sensors, electronics and any other equipment that can contribute to our mission.

CenTiRe is currently in need of the following equipment:

  • DMA test equipment
  • Steering wheel robot
  • Flat belt force & moment test machine
  • Friction test machine (e.g., LAT 100)
  • Abrasion resistance test machine
  • Calibrated strain, acceleration, noise, temperature, LVDT, etc. sensors
  • Signal conditioners and amplifiers
  • Shakers of various capacity
  • Cold and hot chambers
  • High resolution digital camera
  • Microscope (1000x)
  • Tire/wheel balance machine