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Sep 20, 2021 1:34:59 PM

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New Yokohama RR42 IND-4 Tires for High-Efficiency Straddle Carriers

Building on its dominance in the global port and container handling industry, Yokohama Off-Highway Tires has released its popular Yokohama RR42 IND-4 steel-belted radial in the 480/95R25 size. Capable of loads of up to 37,500 pounds (17,000 kg) at 15 mph and rated for speeds up to 21.7 mph (35 kph), the larger version of the RR42 is built for the new class of straddle carriers that are increasing container handling efficiency.

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Topics: Press Release, Corporate, Yokohama RR42

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Sep 16, 2021 11:07:52 AM

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How New Tires Can Improve Forklift Performance

Increasing the ROI of Forklifts with Tires 

Forklift tires have a lot of responsibilities—they connect a machine to the ground, transfer horsepower, provide suspension, and stabilize loads. Forklift tires also contribute to everything from the productivity of your equipment to its maintenance costs to the safety of your operators. Consequently, equipping forklifts with good-condition, high-quality tires can have a huge impact on all aspects of a business, most notably on its bottom line.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Galaxy Yardmaster SDS, Forklift tires

Posted by YOHTA Team

Sep 14, 2021 3:53:10 PM

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Yokohama Off-Highway Tires Tirunelveli Plant Gets the Caterpillar SQEP Platinum Certification

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT) today announced that its Tirunelveli Plant in India has been awarded the Platinum Certification through Caterpillar Inc.’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). This certification is only awarded to suppliers who meet a stringent list of performance standards based on outstanding quality, cost and on-time delivery set by Caterpillar Inc.

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Topics: Press Release

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Sep 8, 2021 10:50:55 AM

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The Types of Tractor Tire Treads: R-1, R-1W, R-2, R-3, R-4, Hybrid

Understanding Tractor Tire Tread Terminology

Tractors are used for a variety of tasks and work in all types of terrain—from farming and landscaping to snow removal and maintaining small acreages. Helping tractors maximize their efficiency and productivity are tires featuring different types of tread, each uniquely engineered to deliver optimal performance in particular applications and conditions.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Galaxy Tires, Farm Tires, Agricultural Tires, Tractor Tires

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Aug 26, 2021 1:26:00 PM

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Tube vs. Tubeless Forestry Tires

Should I Choose Tubeless Forestry Tires?

Foresters have a lot to think about—from high-powered equipment to challenging terrain to gigantic trees—so it’s easy to understand why tires often get overlooked. However, tires have been on the top of foresters’ minds recently, as more and more of them are moving away from tube-type tires in favor of tubeless. Both tube and tubeless tires operate at the same inflation pressures and share load capacities, but the repairability and lower total cost of ownership (TCO) of tubeless tires have many proactive forestry operations thinking about their tires and how to maximize their investment in them.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Primex Tires, Logging, Forestry Tires