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21 February 2019

Magna Tyres introduces OTR radial for rigid dump trucks

First publishedon www.AggBusiness.com
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The new Magna M-RIGID OTR tyre

Magna Tyres Group is launching a new tyre designed for rigid dump trucks operating in demanding off-the-road (OTR) conditions.

The company says the M-RIGID is suitable for modern rigid dump trucks (RDTs) such as Caterpillar, Komatsu, Terex and Hitachi. It will be available from May 2019.

The product is a radial constructed 27.00R49 / 33.00R51 / 40.00R57 earthmover, with an E4 tread pattern. It is designed to offer optimal tyre performance/purchase price, resulting in a low cost price per hour.

The M-RIGID has massive rigid lug blocks, designed to offer the traction and durability required in the most severe surface mines.

Magna says the tread pattern design has a number of innovations. Firstly, weight reducing cut outs on the tread blocks and lugs, to reduce heat build-up and improve tyre life.

There is also circumferential groove in the tread pattern which is intended to improve steering control for enhanced heavy-load cornering performance and improved heat dissipation.

The tyre features interlocking shoulder blocks to reduce excessive movement during cornering, to reduce heat build-up, and to enhance operator comfort and tyre life.

In addition, the optimised contact patch is designed to ensure even wear and improve tread life.

Companies in this article

Caterpillar
www.CAT.com
Hitachi
www.HCME.com
Komatsu
www.Komatsu.eu
Magna Tyres Group
www.magnatyres.com
Terex
www.Terex.com
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