Hunter Engineering introduces its next-generation drive over tread depth measuring tool, Quick Tread EdgeTM, at the 2018 SEMA Show

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LAS VEGAS - Hunter Engineering Company® will showcase its next-generation drive over tire tread depth measuring tool, Quick Tread EdgeTM, at the 2018 SEMA Show, Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 (South Hall, Booth #41013).

Quick Tread EdgeTM delivers detailed tire condition diagnosis in less time and with added edge wear detection, provides a greater analysis of overall tire condition. Service providers can now better identify tire wear on the ‘edge’ of every tire, while providing customers with informative, in-depth inspection results.

“When a vehicle is moving, a worn edge is actually in contact with the road and cannot shed water during wet conditions, resulting in a loss of traction,” noted Hunter product manager, Alex Smith. “A worn inner-edge may be invisible to advisors on the service drive, making automatic edge wear detection a critical piece in providing a complete summary of a tire’s overall tread depth.”

Quick Tread EdgeTM can be installed as a standalone unit with two mounting options, or integrated in a flush mount configuration with Hunter’s touchless alignment inspection system, Quick Check DriveTM. Quick Tread EdgeTM introduces a durable, pedestal-free design, allowing service providers maximized shop space.

Both systems are seamlessly connected with Hunter’s online business intelligence tool, HunterNet® , which automatically displays digital inspection findings through FlightboardTM, allowing customers to quickly see their results first-hand.

Quick Tread EdgeTM is also compatible with Hunter’s automatic vehicle identification system, Quick IDTM.
Hunter Engineering Company® is the global leader in alignment systems, wheel and tire service, brake service and inspection lane equipment. Hunter® equipment is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and service facilities around the world.

For additional information, visit our website at www.hunter.com or contact Madeline Triplett, Advertising Development Manager, Hunter Engineering Company®, 314-716-0467.

For more information, please contact your local Hunter® representative at www.hunter.com/demos.