Grader, Loader, and Earth Mover Tires
Today’s construction sites are home to a wide array of specialized machinery, with each piece of equipment designed to handle the unique challenges facing it. Similarly, the tires for specialized construction equipment are also engineered to stand up to the distinct demands placed on them—after all, a dump truck carrying heavy loads at high speeds has different needs than a grader traveling at slow speeds.
Examining R-4, L-4, or L-5 Skid Steer Tires
One of the defining characteristics of skid steers—and reasons for their popularity—is their versatility; they are capable of handling a wide variety of jobs and terrains, ranging from light-duty landscaping to demanding demolition work. As the applications in which skid steers are used has expanded, so has the number of tire choices available to today’s skid steer owners. While severe duty solids (SDS) tires are growing in popularity for the harshest jobs, many skid steers will be best served by an R-4, L-4, or L-5 tire. Keep reading to learn the difference between these tires and discover what the right tire choice is for your application.
Skid Steer Tires,