Continental trailer and steer tires
Continental offers the HTL1 wide-base trailer tire, the HSR2 heavy steer regional and the HSU2 heavy steer urban tire. The HTL1, a wide-base trailer tire, replaces duals on highway or regional trailer axle fitments and features 13/32-inch tread depth, six-rib design and a decoupler rib. The tire also features a pyramid stone bumper/ejection system and scuff ribs. With U.S.EPA SmartWay approval, each tire has a maximum load capacity of 10,200 pounds at 120 psi and has a maximum sustained speed of 75 mph. The tire comes in a 445/50R22.5 size.
The HSR2 tire has a four-rib design and introduces a new visual alignment indicator. The tire has 23/32 inches of tread depth and is available in 11R22.5, 275/80R22.5 and 11R24.5 sizes for load ranges G and H, and 285/75R24.5 size for load range G.
The HSU2 heavy steer urban tire replaces the former HSU model, and has a wider 26/32-inch deep rib design. The tire features a proprietary stone-ejection system and a 10,000-lb. load carrying capacity at 65 miles per hour. It comes in a 315/80R22.5 size.
Bridgestone’s Bandag B799 tread, which complements the Bridgestone M799, has an open shoulder design that helps improve traction for mild on/off-highway, regional haul and pickup-and-delivery applications. The deep 28/32-inch deep tread is engineered for long wear, while stone rejector technology helps prevent trapped stones ...
Bridgestone’s Firestone FS561 is an on-highway all-position radial tire designed to reduce susceptibility to stone retention and drilling and is recommended for steering applications in regional and pickup-and-delivery use. A rugged casing with sidewall protector ribs is engineered to resist cuts, snags and abrasions from ...
CMA has launched its Duraturn brand of commercial tires. The TBR line comes in all applications with more than 85 SKUs available, including models for steer, drive, trailer and mixed service tires, with several EPA Smartway-verified for low rolling resistance applications. Duraturn Tires, www.duraturntires.com
Webb Wheel OEM has redesigned its 25,000-pound axle-rated TN trailer hub to make it weigh 3½ pounds less and to help simplify brake drum installation. A scalloped flange help reduce the overall weight, and by incorporating 10 total drum pilots (five combination wheel/drum pilots, five ...
Accuride’s Accu-Flange aluminum wheels feature a specially-treated rim designed to reduce the rim flange wear seen in heavy-haul, shifting-load and frequent stop-start applications such as mining, logging, tanker, refuse/dump and transit. Available models include sizes 19½-by-7½ inches (40160) and 24½-by-8¼ inches (40550), which have maximum ...
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