Onspot Automatic Tire Chains (ATC)

After flipping a switch on the dashboard a chain wheel is lowered so it contacts the inside of the tire. The contact between the tire and the rubber-covered chain wheel causes the chain wheel to rotate, creating enough centrifugal force to extend the chains out in front of and under the tire. 

Onspot Automatic Tire Chains (ATC)

After flipping a switch on the dashboard a chain wheel is lowered so it contacts the inside of the tire. The contact between the tire and the rubber-covered chain wheel causes the chain wheel to rotate, creating enough centrifugal force to extend the chains out in front of and under the tire. 

Pros

  • Permanently mounted – always ready to use
  • Activated by switch – driver stays in cab
  • Weight optimised
  • Durable and reliable
  • Custom fit – simplified installation and long product life
  • Works forward, in reverse and together with ABS breaking
  • Activated and operated without having to stop the vehicle – up to 35 mph (50 km/h)
  • Reduces breaking distance
  • Only used when required – chains last longer

Cons

  • Does not work when the chain wheel cannot spin freely (e.g. off-road)
  • Reduced effectiveness in deep snow

Onspot can be fitted to:

Commercial Trucks

Tractor Trailer

Ambulance

Fire and Rescue

School and Transit Busses

Yard Tractor

Snow and Ice Removal

Utility Trucks

Compare with other systems

 

Type of vehicleOnspotConventional snow chainsSand spreaders Textile tire socks4x4
Commercial Trucks
Tractor Trailer
Ambulances
Fire and Rescue
School Busses and Coaches
Yard Tractors
Snow and Ice Removal
Utility Trucks

Maintenance

The only maintenance required is to engage the system occasionally. This will keep the self-lubricating bearings in good working condition.