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May 19, 2022 11:02:13 AM

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Electrification and Construction Tires

Application-Specific Tires for Electric Construction Equipment 


The use of electric equipment is building in popularity on construction sites across the globe and is poised to surge in the coming years. Driving this interest in electric equipment is everything from a growing number of electric offerings from equipment manufacturers to rapidly improving technology and the numerous advantages offered by going electric. Electric equipment presents new challenges to tires, however, and fleet managers will want to consider their unique needs when selecting them.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction, Construction Tires

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May 3, 2022 12:06:13 PM

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Understanding OTR Tire Tread Patterns

How to Choose an OTR Tire Tread Pattern 


The tread pattern of an OTR tire is responsible for many of its characteristics, including the traction and flotation the tire provides and its resistance to cuts, chunks, wear, and heat. Selecting the right tire with a tread optimized for the conditions it will operate in is essential for maximizing a tire’s return on investment and can provide numerous other benefits, such as improved machine efficiency and productivity.

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Topics: Tire Construction, Construction Tires, OTR Tires, Tread Patterns

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Mar 10, 2022 10:46:26 AM

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Getting to Know Grader Tires

OTR Tires Help Make the Grade 


What do you call a county engineer with a motor grader? A highway department. There is a lot of truth to this old joke. Motor graders are used for everything from the construction of roads to the maintenance of them in both municipal and civil applications, as well as in industries like mining. Consequently, motor graders are also commonly called road graders. Ensuring this valuable piece of equipment makes the grade are its tires.

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Topics: Construction, Construction Tires, Radial OTR, Grader Tires

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Feb 17, 2022 10:19:01 AM

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Yokohama OHT Releases New 29-Inch Loader Radial Size

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc., introduced an 875/65R29 size of its rugged Yokohama RT41 L-4 radial for front-end loaders, adding the popular 29-inch size to its RT41 lineup.   

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Topics: Press Release, Construction Tires, Yokohama OTR, Wheel Loader Tires, Radial OTR, Yokohama RR41

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Nov 16, 2021 1:16:26 PM

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Five Tips for Longer Lasting Construction Tires

Managing Construction Tires for Better ROI 


After labor and fuel, tires are the third-highest operating cost on a wheeled piece of heavy equipment. Having a proactive approach to the management and maintenance of your construction equipment’s tires can equal big gains over the course of its lifetime. Making tires last longer is easy and just taking a few simple steps can save you a substantial amount on your tire spend.  

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Topics: Construction Industry, Tire Maintenance, Construction Tires

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