BKT Europe showcases giant EARTHMAX tyres

Indian company BKT’s (Balkrishna Industries) extensive range of EARTHMAX tyres are proving very popular with construction, quarrying and mining customers.
January 5, 2023
BKT Earthmax SR46
BKT Earthmax SR46

Launched last year, the EARTHMAX SR 468 is BKT’s largest tyre to date. Designed for rigid dump trucks (RDTs), its 40.00 R 57 size corresponds to a height of 3.5m, a width of 1.13m and a weight of 3.8tonnes.

The EARTHMAX SR 46, sized 27.00 R 49 and 33.00 R 51, are also designed for RDTs. The 33.00 R 51 sized version is equivalent to a diameter of over three metres or 3,061mm, a width of 905mm and a weight of 2.4tonnes, while the 27.00 R 49 has a diameter of 2,688mm and a width of 746mm.

Suitable for operations on rocky and harsh terrains, both these tyres are particularly resistant to impacts and punctures thanks to their all-steel structure that provides resistance to the casing. In addition, the E-4 tread depth offers extreme resistance in severe conditions. Finally, the tyres’ specially designed tread pattern and the tread compound have been developed to reduce the heat generation during extreme applications.

The tyre duo is part of EARTHMAX, the BKT range designed for a better weight distribution on the ground for dumpers, wheeled loaders, dozers, graders and some multi-purpose vehicles.

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