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Dec 7, 2021 1:05:19 PM

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Raising Straddle Carrier Performance with Tires

Picking Up Straddle Carrier Performance with the Yokohama RR42


About 90% of global trade is carried out over waterways and the quick turnaround of products from sea to the ground, and vice versa, is essential for productive markets. Helping keep cargo moving efficiently is a variety of equipment used to load and unload goods. Straddle loaders are unique pieces of equipment that are particularly adept at transporting containers short distances (such as around a port, terminal, or depot) and are becoming increasingly popular. Driving the adoption of straddle carriers is their ability to fill the roles of multiple pieces of equipment—like a crane, truck, and forklift—along with the flexibility they offer to locations with limited space.

Tires play a significant role in the performance of straddle carriers and the right tires can give their performance a lift while taking a port’s performance to new heights. 

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Topics: Yokohama RR42, Yokohama OTR, Straddle Carrier Tires

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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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