Belshina Continues Tyre Line-Up Modernisation
Belarusian tyre manufacturer, Belshina, is in the process of modernising its truck tyre line-up. According to company reports, there are three new patterns of tubeless, all-steel radial truck tyres out on the market that have been manufactured with new tyre building machines supplied by Matador Machinery.
The “Bel-96” model will be available in 235/75 R 17.5, with the “Bel-118” in 295/80 R 22.5 and “Bel-108” in 275/70 R 22.5
The Republic of Belarus is well-known all over the world as a large producer of mining trucks, tractors and other farm machines. Belshina, or Belarus Tyre Works as it is sometimes called, is the chief supplier of tyres for these machines. Belshina produces over 180 tyre sizes for cars, trucks, mining trucks, road-building machines, electrical vehicles, tractors and farm machines and over 90 per cent of its tyres are radial. There are more than 14,000 workers employed in the factory.