Tires and wheels

Cooper’s Roadmaster RM180+(EM) gets new load range

Cooper's Roadmaster RM180+(EM) gets new load range

Cooper's Roadmaster RM180+(EM) SmartWay-verified steer tire line now is available in load range H for sizes 11R22.5 and 11R24.5 to help accommodate increasingly heavier steer axles. Suited for long-haul applications, the tire features a highway tread pattern and optimized footprint to help promote even wear and, when combined with its high-tensile strength four-belt construction, deliver longer tread mileage and added durability and retreadability while also facilitating low-rolling resistance for improved fuel economy. Cooper Tire & Rubber ...

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TP Commercial Solutions’ all-position tire

TP Commercial Solutions’ all-position tire

TP Commercial Solutions’ Formula Driver II tire is suited for long-haul and regional all-position applications as part of Pirelli’s Tier II Formula Brand. The company’s proprietary Spiral Advanced Technology for Truck engineering for the tire’s structure is designed to enhance uniform wear, tire life, handling and retreadability. An optimized tread pattern featuring siping at the groove edges helps resist irregular wear for added mileage, while large circumferential grooves combined with the optimized structure facilitates added stability and handling ...

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Marangoni Tread’s trailer retread

Marangoni Tread’s trailer retread

Marangoni Tread’s XP Extreme Performance line of spliceless retreads now includes the Ringtread RTL SA 16/32-inch size for spread- or multi-axle trailer applications. RTL SA combines the company’s proprietary Ringtread technology and a compound to help mileage and reduce premature wear when cornering due to tires dragging, which causes lateral stress, shoulders twist, scrap, scrub, chip and tear. Marangoni Tread North America Inc., www.na.marangoni.com

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Fleetline’s refuse fenders

Fleetline's refuse fenders

Fleetline’s refuse fenders are constructed of high-density polyethylene and are engineered for corrosion and UV resistance. The two- or three-piece design accommodates tandem- and tri-axle applications. Fleetline, www.fontainespray.com

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Oliver Rubber’s medium-duty drive retread

Oliver Rubber’s medium-duty drive retread

Oliver Rubber’s Lug Traction Drive is a lightweight open-shoulder drive-position retread suited for regional and urban commercial vehicles, including school bus, pickup-and-delivery and food/beverage applications. The retread is designed for added all-weather traction and durability and uses the company’s proprietary VDI Plus technology that helps resist stone and road debris retention. ORCO LTD replaces the Oliver Super Traction Deep retread and is available in five widths: 200, 210, 220, 230 and 240. Oliver Rubber Co., www.oliverrubber.com

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Bendix’s brake shoe coating

Bendix's brake shoe coating

Bendix’s PermaGuard protective coating for its remanufactured brake shoes is engineered to improve resistance to rust jacking while offering increased brake life. In creating PermaGuard, the company reformulated its coating and wash process to help improve its ability to adhere to the metal shoe. Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, www.bendix.com

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Giti’s SmartWay-verified drive tire

Giti’s SmartWay-verified drive tire

Giti’s SmartWay-verified GT Radial GDL651FS drive tire for long-haul applications has a low-rolling-resistance compound engineered to improve fuel economy and deliver low heat generation for added durability. Four zigzag longitudinal grooves are designed for added traction and driving stability, while a continuous shoulder rib design helps prevent irregular wear for longer mileage; optimization of the tread block ratio also helps prevent irregular wear by creating uniformity in block stiffness. An enhanced angle in the groove ...

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