underinflation

underinflation

(ˌʌndərɪnˈfleɪʃən)
n
the lack of sufficient air pressure
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Recording a conclusion that the four deaths were the result of a road traffic collision, Mr Gittins told the hearing in Ruthin: "The underinflation of the tyre was a significant factor and went a long way to explain why Mr Hocking lost control.
In order to evaluate the effectiveness of TPMS in reducing underinflation in the on-road fleet of passenger vehicles, NHTSA conducted the Tire Pressure Monitoring System Special Study, collecting data from August 2010 through April 2011 [3].
Standard safety stuff runs to ABS, emergency braking assistance, ESP with traction control, Hill Start Assist and Direct underinflation detection, using a pressure sensor fitted to each wheel.
The product is installed through the valve stem and protects tires from underinflation caused by slow leaks or punctures.
Underinflation causes excessive heat buildup, which leads to premature wear and tire blowouts.
7] Underinflation may cause air leakage, resulting in inadequate ventilation and an increased risk of aspiration.
The effect of air loss or underinflation is primarily an increase in the rolling resistance, while overinflation decreases rolling resistance (ref.
Perhaps the most common failure of general aviation aircraft tires involves underinflation, allowing tire and tube to spin around the rim and separate the valve stem.
Although extreme underinflation can be visually noticeable (if drivers bother to look at all four tires), large amounts of fuel may have already been wasted before underinflation becomes noticeable: mileage decreases approximately 0.