The Tirewelder

Why Tread Matters When Choosing Heavy Equipment Tires

Tread patterns play a critical role in how well your tires perform. Choose tires with the wrong tread, and you might have difficulty braking, the equipment might not handle well, or you could find yourself slipping on wet terrain. That’s why engineers focus on maximizing tire performance and protecting the investment you’ve made in your heavy […]

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Earthmover Tire Repair: The Steps & Time Required for a Long-Lasting, Quality Repair

New tires for earthmovers and other OTR applications are cost-prohibitive for many businesses, starting at several thousand dollars per tire, and even used earthmoving tires can be expensive. In many cases, earthmover tire repair is the most cost-effective option, and with today’s materials and techniques, the results are quite reliable, with significant savings over both […]

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Consider These Elements When Making Tire Recommendations

When making tire recommendations, there are several factors to consider. The following are some important things to keep in mind: Maximum Load Weight The maximum load the tire will be bearing is one of the key criteria specialists require to determine the proper rating for your application. Each rating has a range of weight it […]

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Low Sidewall Tires: What Mining & Construction Industry Pros Need to Know

Discover These Important Facts About Mining Tires for Sale

In the OTR industry, as with anything else in life, it’s important to keep up on the latest and greatest products to ensure you’re getting the best ROI from your tools and resources. Low sidewall (LSW) tires have been around since the late 1990s, initially finding their way to the market via the agricultural field. […]

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Bridgestone’s PressureStat Offers the Latest in TPMS Technology for OTR Tires

Image from Bridgstone Americas   Bridgestone recently announced the launch of PressureStat, a state-of-the-art tire pressure monitoring system for off-the-road tires. This latest advancement from Bridgestone has immediate benefits for end-users of Bridgestone’s OTR tires, as well as for dealers who carry these tires. Live TPMS Monitoring with PressureStat PressureStat makes it easy to monitor […]

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ContiEarth EM-Master Series Expands with 2 New E4/L4 OTR Tire Sizes

Image from Continental-Tires.com   Since re-entering the off-road tire industry three years ago, Continental has gained many loyal customers with its ContiEarth EM-Master line. Specially formulated for loaders, dozers and articulated dump trucks, these tires are already used in many mining and construction environments. Now, Continental is expanding the line by adding two more ContiEarth […]

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