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How To's — Balancing Beads

Basic Info About Balancing Beads

Posted by Jimmy Hill on

How It workAt a speed of 60 miles per hour the tire revolutions per mile would be an average of 550 revolutions per minute. As a result of centrifugal force, the 6 oz. out of balance, or what is commonly referred to as the "heavy spot", will multiply itself to 60 pounds. As the suspension of the vehicle only allows for vertical motion, the 60 pounds of centrifugal force will compress upwards and downwards on the suspension 550 times per minute, which can be reinterpreted as 1100 shock waves.Vibration is maximized when the resonating combined force of the rebound and...

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