The Autel MaxiTPMS TBE200 (Tire Brake Examiner) brings tire and brake disc inspection into the modern age with quick and accurate wear measurements. It's a wand-like, laser-enabled device that scans tire and brake disc surfaces to determine the condition and need for service or replacement. The TBE200 provides wear analysis and displays the analysis and service recommendations on its 1.65-inch-high resolution Super Retina touchscreen AMOLED display. The full-color graphical display illustrates wear and provides service recommendations, including tire and brake disc replacement, tire rotation, and 4-wheel alignment.
Put the penny away. It's time to bring serious attention to getting vehicles with bald and expired tires off the road. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research found that of the 11,500 passenger vehicles they inspected, almost half had at least one tire with only 50 percent tread remaining. An additional 10 percent had at least one bald tire.
Via its 4-megapixel macro camera and 8-megapixel zoomable cameras, the technician can document tire wear and damage and scans the Tire Identification Number (TIN). The TIN is the string of six to 13 numbers or letters marked on the tire sidewall following the letters Department of Transportation (DOT) identifying the tire's week and year of manufacture.
The TBE200 alerts the technician if the tire has been recalled. Studies show 85 percent of recalled tires are still on the road. The TBE200 will aid significantly in using the TIN registration feature (coming soon) of the MaxiTPMS ITS600. Tire sellers are legally mandated to register just-purchased tires on behalf of the customers.
Inspect the vehicle brake discs without having to remove the tires. The user affixesthe TBE200 (with the embedded magnet) to the disc to inspect the disc. The tool emits a scanning laser over the surface of the disc. Wear images and service recommendations display on-screen. To learn more, visit maxitpms.com.