Letters: M, N, O
Mileage yield Mileage made in standards conditions of use until replaced due to wear and tear. By law, a tyre must be replaced due to wear and tear when the depth of one of the major tread grooves reaches the minimum value of 1,6 mm.
MIRS Modular Integrated Robotized System, a robotized, computer-driven production process to manufacture seamless tyres and have high final standards of quality and smooth compounf mix. Pirelli has three MIRS facilities at presnt in operation.
MIX Product range available in each single segment according to tecnica specifications and item sales price.
Motorbike tyres Pirelli’s motorbike tyres cover the whole range of market segments, from urban to racing. There are six product categories: Scooter, Off Road, On/Off Road, Street, Hypersport and Racing. Both the experience and know how achieved with our Racing tyres, used in the major International motorbike competitions like the Superbike, were instrumental for the design of top line consumer tyres, such as Diablo Rosso, Diablo Rosso Corsa, Scorpion Trail, and AngelST.
Natural rubber From over 300 hundred varieties of plants (Hevea brasiliensis the most used) all living in tropical environments. Among major producers (maily tropical and sub-tropical regions): Thayland, Malaysia, China and India. See: Raw Materials Major Pirelli reference rubber: TRS20 (90% of overall rubber used) at present cheaper than RSS3.
Noise level Impact tyres have on noise level both inside and outside the car as well as noise on flat surfaces. Typically, tread noise, acceleration noise and noise while turning or cornering. New European noise pollution limits for road tyres to be enforced in 2012 bring to 73 decibel the present 76 decibel limit (as per 2001/43/EC).
OE Channel Tyres sales made directly to car manufacturers. In the 2009, OE accounted for 23% of Pirelli’s sales.