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Rethinking Radials

By: Titan International Views: 3083Downloads: 71
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As construction equipment has grown in the last couple decades — in size, power, weight and speed — so too has the need for off-the-road tires that can keep up with the increased demand. As such, a tire market that was comprised of 100 percent bias designs only a couple decades ago has now moved primarily to radial for larger earthmoving equipment. While radial technology outperforms bias in many instances (justifying the increased cost), bias tires, when used in the proper application, can provide significant cost savings and performance benefits over radial — proving the latest isn’t always the greatest.

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