Tires & Accessories January 2009

Construction Equipment - Tires

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360HD Tire Pressure Monitoring System


The 360HD tire pressure monitoring system provides drivers with at-a-glance status updates with its patent-pending Green Means GOOD indicator.

  • Monitors up to 36 tires for truck, tractor and trailer applications
  • Wireless tire pressure sensors screwed onto valve stems and transmit a signal to a monitor in the cab
  • Features multiple alarm types (audible, location, pressure and warning symbol), plus a "Fast Leak" alarm
  • For dual wheel or wide-base single configurations
  • Installs in about an hour


Doran Manufacturing

ecofil Flatproofing Material


The ecofil tire flatproofing fill material uses renewable and environmentally based components and consumes 50% less petrochemicals in the production process.

  • Fills a 13.00-24NHS tire in less than 10 minutes and can be pumped using conventional equipment
  • Features 100% virgin polymer
  • Works with tube-type or tubeless tires, will not support combustion, has low odor and is designed to handle arduous applications
  • Available in different formulations for specific applications


Arnco Corporation

Firestone FD835 Drive Tire


The Firestone FD835 on/off-highway drive tire from Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions is designed to deliver optimal traction and greater removal mileage in severe-service applications.

  • Aggressive block tread pattern with angled sipes positioned in each block for solid wet surface handling
  • Extra-deep open shoulder design for traction on soft surfaces
  • Four steel belts and an all-steel casing enable retreading for any axle position
  • Split-belt construction helps casing resist cuts and punctures
  • Available in the 11R24.5 size with an "H" load rating, and usable to 65 mph


Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions, div. Bridgestone Firestone

Nu-Air Tyres


Nu-Air Tyre Series semi-pneumatic tire technology is designed to eliminate unexpected flat tires, while providing a cushioned ride even in harsh working conditions.

  • Strategically placed holes throughout sidewall prevent cuts and snags
  • 1,000-hour average life expectancy
  • Available for skid steers and backhoes
  • Custom-fit rims enable easy installation
  • Can be used with over-the-tire tracks


McLaren Industries, Inc.

Skid-steer Tire


The skid-steer solid cushion tire line incorporates an aperture structure that allows the solid tire to ride like a pneumatic tire without the risk of punctures.

  • Reduced amount of rubber used reduces total weight (including wheels) by up to 30% for increased fuel efficiency
  • Overall design and unique rubber compound allow for more even wear and longer service life


Ty Cushion Tire

Unisteel G287 and G288 MSA Tires


The Unisteel G287 MSA and Unisteel G288 MSA mixed service tires feature an improved tread compounds and belt packages.

  • Unisteel G287 MSA features high-mileage tread compounds, a wide footprint and a flat tread radius that enable up to 40% more miles to removal and up to a 20% improvement in cornering and grip
  • Unisteel G288 MSA features a severe-service tread compound and wide footprint for up to 30% more miles to removal, plus an open lug design for grip and a proprietary pitch sequence for reduced tire noise
  • DuraSeal self-sealing technology available in certain sizes


Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Universal Semiautomatic Tire Changer


This electro-hydraulic, Universal Semiautomatic Tire Changer is designed to mount and demount truck, bus, tractor, agricultural and earthmoving equipment tires quickly, safely and effortlessly.

  • Handles tires with rim sizes from 14 to 56 in.
  • Portable control unit utilizes 24V low-tension electric power
  • Non-return check valve on the self-centering chuck and lifting cylinder
  • Thermal overload switch



X One XZY Wide Single Tire


The X One XZY3 all-position radial tire incorporates Infini-Coil Technology, which features a 1/4 mile of steel cable wrapped circumferentially around the casing to eliminate casing growth.

  • Uses a special compound for greater chip and cut resistance in on/off-road applications
  • Original tread depth of 23/32
  • Variable-pitch groove walls and groove bottom protectors in the center grooves protect against stone drilling
  • Reinforced bead package with a wide metallic chafer
  • Available in a 445/55R22.5 size


Michelin Tire Corporation