Tag: OTR tyres

Solid tyres: ATG launches Galaxy LHD 500 SDS

Solid tyres: ATG launches Galaxy LHD 500 SDS

15th April 2019 | 0 Comments

With the launch of the Galaxy LHD 500 SDS (Severe Duty Solid) at this year’s Bauma show, ATG further extends its portfolio of solid tyres for material handling, construction, mining and waste management applications. The new Galaxy tyre is suited for use on heavy forklifts and wheel loaders working in extreme conditions. ATG says the tyre offers low wear, long service life and long productivity.

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Alliance launches A585 for compact & backhoe loaders

Alliance launches A585 for compact & backhoe loaders

11th April 2019 | 0 Comments

ATG has presented its latest addition to the Alliance tyre range at the Bauma show. The Alliance A585 has been developed for construction machinery such as compact and backhoe loaders. ATG says the A585 offers excellent traction on dry, wet and wintery surfaces. It adds that the tyre also features superior puncture resistance and extremely low wear, particularly when used on hard and highly abrasive surfaces.

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Luxembourg: Goodyear investing in OTR tyre production

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

A total of US$36 million has been set aside to increase OTR tyre production at the Goodyear plant in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg. The investment will also fund process improvements at the facility.

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BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

8th April 2019 | 0 Comments

In India, the lighting of a lamp symbolises new beginnings. For BKT, this tradition was a fitting gesture for observing a significant step in what it calls the ‘Next Level’: The lighting ceremony marked the start of festivities to celebrate the inauguration of BKT’s rebuilt European headquarters on 5 April.

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Tyre Boss Ltd ups marketing efforts

Tyre Boss Ltd ups marketing efforts

3rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

Construction and off-highway tyre specialist Tyre Boss Ltd has increased its marketing capacity with the appointment of Helen Kiddle of HelenK PR & Marketing to manage its PR for the business. The appointment of HelenK is effective 1 April 2019.

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Maxam MS302 OTR tyre receives Caterpillar OEM approval

Maxam MS302 OTR tyre receives Caterpillar OEM approval

26th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Caterpillar Inc has approved the Maxam MS302 L3 tyre for use on specific Cat medium wheel loaders in size 23.5R25. The tyre is currently available as a factory fitment option on Cat 950GC, 950L, 950M, 962L, and 962M in certain regions. Additional Maxam MS302 tyre sizes have also been validated and approved for future factory fitment on additional Cat medium wheel loaders.

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ContiLogger: Consultancy using OTR tyre & vehicle telemetry

ContiLogger: Consultancy using OTR tyre & vehicle telemetry

25th March 2019 | 0 Comments

A new service concept from Continental is expected to act as a step forward towards greater servitisation, the development of revenues from services. The concept is called ContiLogger, and it incorporates tyres, hardware, software and data. Continental will present ContiLogger at next month’s Bauma show.

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Continental RDT-Master: New cut-resistant compound

Continental RDT-Master: New cut-resistant compound

20th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Further growth within the Continental earthmover tyre portfolio. A new compound is now available for the Continental RDT-Master tyre, a product aimed at rigid dump truck applications. Continental developed this cut-resistant compound for rough and abrasive applications where tyres have to withstand sharp gravel, rocks and stones.

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Belshina: Phase 1 of off-road radial project nearing completion

19th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Belarus-based tyre maker Belshina JSC reports it will be ready to commence pilot production of 25- to 29-inch off-highway all-steel radial tyres in the near future. Manufacturing equipment is currently being installed at Belshina’s industrial and OTR tyre plant; it aims to finalise the project’s first phase this summer.

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Bridgestone to show ‘world’s largest’ 4m tyre at Bauma 2019

Bridgestone to show ‘world’s largest’ 4m tyre at Bauma 2019

15th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone will return to construction and mining trade fair Bauma in 2019, presenting a selection of tyres, industrial products and targeted solutions developed for the industry. Bridgestone produces tyres for the world’s largest mining trucks, and will display one of these four-metre-tall tyres, the largest in the world, on its stand, alongside several new products.

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TIA Releases new OTR tyre and rim weight charts

27th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released new OTR Tyre and Rim Weight Charts at the recently held Off-the-Road Tire Conference at Saddlebrook Resort and Spa in Tampa, Florida. The Charts include the average and maximum weights for more than 500 bias and radial tyres as well as the average and maximum weights for over 100 different rims and wheels. TIA debuted the Charts during a live Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) training demonstration to show how technicians can use them in the field to determine safe tyre handling procedures.

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Goodyear to debut Omnitrac mixed service OTR tyres at Bauma

Goodyear to debut Omnitrac mixed service OTR tyres at Bauma

11th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear will feature its flagship products and solutions for construction fleets at the 2019 Bauma exhibition in Munich (8-14 April 2019). These will include the recently-announced Goodyear Omnitrac mixed service tyre range, which makes its exhibition debut at the show. The manufacturer will also showcase its Goodyear Proactive Solutions TPMS Heavy Duty, EMTrack tyre management system and the TL-4A OTR tyre. The manufacturer will be on Stand 224 in Hall A6 at the Messe München.

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems increases prices 3-5% across product range

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced a price increase of three to five per cent on its product range. The price increase will be effective from the first quarter of 2019, and will be applied globally to all brands in the Trelleborg Wheel Systems product portfolio. The manufacturer said the price increase has been driven by inflation and rising energy and labour costs.

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Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

Magna Tyres Group expands into North America

28th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group is expanding its network of offices and distribution into the United States and Canada. According to the company, Magna Tyres Group will start its expansion into the North American continent with an office in Canada.

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Titan receives additional settlement put option notice

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Titan International, Inc. has received an additional settlement put option notice From OEP 11 COÖPERATIEF U.A. (OEP), an affiliate of One Equity Partners, one of the three shareholders of Voltyre-Prom, of its exercise, effective 8 January 2019, of the settlement put option with respect to its holdings in Voltyre-Prom, pursuant to the Voltyre-Prom Shareholders' Agreement. 

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