Spicer® Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS™)
With the press of a button from inside the cab, Spicer® CTIS™ technology maximizes vehicle mobility by adjusting tire pressure to the optimum footprint on any terrain. Whether in the field or at a construction site, Spicer CTIS technology promotes confidence whether driving at highway speeds on paved surfaces, unpaved surfaces, or off-road. It provides enhanced tire preservation, reduced soil compaction, improved fuel consumption and reduced overall operating cost. Additionally Central Tire Inflation system’s reduces downtimes associated with tire malfunctions, such as minor punctures, leaks or immobilization in muddy terrain.
Flexibility was a key factor in designing the Spicer® Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS). Its various setting options enable users to adjust tire pressure to the optimum level based on vehicle load, terrain type, and application. CTIS technology also makes it possible to free a stuck vehicle or take on grades and other extreme conditions that previously required assistance, as CTIS technology allows vehicles to function with extremely low tire pressures. Convenient push-button operation allows for optimum pressure selection, and integrated diagnostics alert drivers of potential tire problems and system status.
In military applications vehicles, this innovative system enables a vehicle to escape threats, bringing soldiers to safety in the most strenuous environments. It's one more way that Spicer products are helping to serve the brave men and women who keep us safe.
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