JK Tyre further strengthens its position in Off-the-Road (OTR) Tyre segment
Mumbai: JK Tyre, one of the country’s leading tyre manufacturer has been at the forefront of driving innovation across segments in the Indian tyre industry and taking this commitment forward, the company today launched three new Off-the-Road tyres (OTR) at the Bauma Conexpo 2023. The new offerings- 26.5-25 Loader Champ 28PR E4/L4 TL, 23X8.50-12 JET TRAX ULTIMA 6PR TL and 23X5.7-12 JET TRAX SUPER II 4PR TL are the latest additions to its existing product portfolio.
Leaders in the Ultra large OTR tyre category, the company is the pioneer of manufacturing India’s largest tyre size- 40.00-57, 12 ft in diameter, weighing approximately 3400 kgs. The company has also achieved a remarkable feat by entering the prestigious Limca Book of Records for the largest off-the-road tyre — the VEM 045 measuring 12 feet in height and weighing approx 3.4 tons. Catering to the diverse requirements of industrial and mining use, the company offers a comprehensive range of robust products.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Anuj Kathuria, President (India), JK Tyre & Industries Ltd. said, “JK Tyre has been at the helm of introducing several cutting-edge and technologically advanced products. Our strong position in the Off-the-Road tyre segment resonates with our commitment to innovation and to make products that maximize performance and durability even on the most challenging Indian terrains. We are sure the three new tyres are ‘category defining’ breakthrough products which will further strengthen our position in the OTR tyre market.”
The 26.5-25 Loader Champ 28PR E4/L4 TL is a premium heavy-duty product designed for wheel loaders and articulated dumpers having a high depth tyre with specially engineered tread pattern to offer great traction, mileage, and cut resistance under arduous mining operating conditions.
In addition to the aforementioned, two new tyre variants for skid steer loaders viz. 23X8.50-12 JET TRAX ULTIMA and 23X5.7-12 JET TRAX SUPER II were also launched, targeted for international markets. The tyres are designed for material handling equipment and other type of construction equipment for “Non-Highway services (NHS)”. The SILICA based tread compound in the tyres provide better resistance to wear and tear. The tyres also feature a robust wide wall & rim guard design that provides additional resistance to external damages and greater protection against wheel damage in the rim flange area.