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Tire Tread Trends: Yokohama RL45 and RL51

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Yokohama RL45 and RL51

Durable tread design Yokohama Tire Corp. offers two new off-the-road tires, the RL45 and RL51. The tires feature new treads that are said to be more durable and longer lasting. The RL45 is made for articulated dump trucks and scrapers. Available in size ...

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Tire Tread Trends

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends

A host of new tread patterns focus on specific performance characteristics. Here’s a roundup of options for your off-road equipment. Double Coin =>

Tire Tread Trends: Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium

Haul truck tire The Bridgestone V-Steel Rock E-Premium (VREP) radial tire is specially designed for 100-ton class haul trucks and offers a unique two-stage lug design that provides stability for operator comfort, plus helps minimize block wear. Circumferential grooves dissipate heat and ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Goodyear GP4D

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Goodyear GP4D

Dump truck tire The GP4D radial tire, from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., offers enhanced traction for articulated dump trucks. It features a non-directional tread design for high fore, aft, and lateral traction; ultra-wide tread arc width for improved sidewall protection, enhanced ...

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Tire Tread Trends: Michelin X-Super Terrain

Apr 18, 2014

Tire Tread Trends: Michelin X-Super Terrain

Dump truck tire to debut By the fall, Michelin Earthmover will roll out a re-engineered X-Super Terrain articulated dump truck tire. New features are said to improve service capabilities, and the tire size range will include 23.5R5. Uptime will be optimized through the ...

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Goodyear highlights tires for aggregates market

Mar 07, 2014

Goodyear highlights tires for aggregates market

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is displaying a number of construction and quarry application tires at Booth 11649. “Goodyear is committed to the construction and quarry tire markets,” says David Anckaert, general manager, global OTR tires, Goodyear. “Our strategy is ...

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Editor’s Pick — new tires and tire-related products

Mar 07, 2013

Editor’s Pick — new tires and tire-related products

Michelin | www.michelin-us.com XTXL — X stands for radial, T for transport, and XL for extra load and extra life. The new tire is said to be suited for the latest-generation underground mining dump trucks and machinery. It can carry 29,000 kilograms per ...

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Michelin XMine D2 multi-purpose tires

Dec 14, 2012

Michelin XMine D2 multi-purpose tires

Michelin says its new XMine D2 multi-purpose tire features integrated B2 technology, which makes it safer and longer lasting. Its load capacity rating was increased to two stars, which means its load capacity has increased by up to 24 percent. ...

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Tire Technology

Dec 01, 2012

Tire Technology

Your earthmover tires are a critical component of uptime, cost control, and profitability.   By Tom Jackson, Contributing Editor     Other than the cost of the machine itself, fuel and tires are the biggest expenses you face in earthmoving and quarry work. While the ...

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Maxwell Systems Releases StreetSmarts 8.0 Construction Management Software

Jul 05, 2012

Maxwell Systems Releases StreetSmarts 8.0 Construction Management Software

Bridgestone tires equal performance, no matter the terrain—and the rocky roads of a work site are no exception. The VREP, Bridgestone’s radial tire specially designed for heavy-duty mining operations, features a unique tread pattern to offer longer tread life combined ...

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Mitas’ earthmover tires designed for rocky conditions

Apr 18, 2012

Mitas’ earthmover tires designed for rocky conditions

Industrial tire producer Mitas presented a set of new earthmover tires that extends the family of its ERL/ERD tire sizes by 30 percent. “Each off-road surface requires its own specific tread design and functionality,” said Petr Hala, product manager. “Mitas now ...

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Petrocon launches national tire program for its members

May 11, 2011

Petrocon Corp. has launched a national tire program to its members. In the first month of introduction, nearly 200 members enrolled into the program, by a world’s top tire producer.  With the program, Petrocon members become part of a 24/7, emergency ...

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