BKT Providing Solutions for Telehandlers

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BKT are standing up to the BKT Telehandler market, which is a market undergoing quick evolution.

BKT is facing up to the telehandler market, a segment that is undergoing evolution, and demands high performance in terms of load capacity, safety as well as resistance against mechanical stress and cuts. This way, the complex needs of construction sites, farms and freight villages can be satisfied by means of a highly performing range designed as a response to these specific requirements and making operators’ work more comfortable.

BKT's Telehandler Solutions

The first of BKT’s offerings for this market segment concerns the MULTIMAX MP 527. This product was specially developed for telehandlers in industrial applications and is a versatile radial tyre that provides enhanced traction and stability during the lifting stage thanks to an aggressive tread design and the robust sidewall.

BKT TiresThe MULTIMAX MP 527 is according to BKT a resistant and durable solution and is available in the following sizes: 340/80 R 18, 360/70 R 18, 340/80 R 20, 400/70 R 20, 400/70 R 24, 400/80 R 24, 440/80 R 24, 460/70 R 24, 500/70 R 24, 480/80 R 26 and 440/80 R 28.

Following the MULTIMAX MP 527 is the RT 747 AGRO INDUSTRIAL, which is an agro-industrial tyre ensuring high-levels of stability and good grip thanks to its extra large lugs. It is a multi-purpose tyre that can provide support in many applications and is now available in the two sizes 460/70 R 24 and 500/70 R 24.

Another versatile option is also the MULTIMAX MP 522, which is a tyre that is suitable for any agro-industrial application and provides good stability and high load capacity. The reinforced bead along with the steel belts ensure better traction and cut resistance. These two characteristics are essential for products that shine in digging and loading operations.

The MULTIMAX MP 522 is available in the following sizes: 280/80 R 18, 340/80 R 18, 340/80 R 20, 380/75 R 20, 400/70 R 20, 400/70 R 24, 400/80 R 24, 440/80 R 24, 460/70 R 24, 500/70 R 24, 540/70 R 24, 480/80 R 26 and 440/80 R 28.

Furthermore, another solution designed for agro-industrial handling equipment is CON STAR. CON STAR distinguishes itself by means of vertical and lateral stability enabling it to perform well in lifting operations. The tyre features wide lugs that increase the contact area on the ground allowing it to withstand heavy loads.

Being made of a special compound, the risk of cuts and other damages is reduced and the life of the tyre is therefore extended. CON STAR is available on the market in the following sizes: 340/80 - 18, 340/80 - 20, 380/75 - 20, 400/70 - 20, 400/70 - 24, 400/80 - 24, 440/80 - 24, 460/70 - 24, 500/70 - 24, 480/80 - 26 and 440/80 - 28.BKT Tires

The TR 461 is an additional offering from BKT that has been intended for municipality and maintenance applications as well as loading operations. The product has a robust sidewall that delivers increased resistance against cuts and chip. It is available in the following sizes: 12.5/80 - 18, 16.9 - 24, 19.5L - 24, 21L - 24 and 16.9 - 28.

The GRIP STAR is a product that has impressive self-cleaning properties and traction, whilst being a good all season solution and suitable for operations on muddy terrains. It is presently available in size 15.5/80 - 24.

Finally, on our BKT telehandler solution round-up, there is the AS 504. This product was specially developed for both transport and soil tillage operations, providing self-cleaning properties in addition to enhanced grip.

A large variety of sizes is able to satisfy most user requirements: 6.5/80 - 12, 7.00 - 12, 11.0/65 - 12, 5.00 - 15, 7.5L - 15, 10.0/75 - 15.3, 11.5/80- 15.3, 27 X 10 - 15.3, 4.00 - 16, 6.00 - 16, 7.50 - 16, 9.0/70 - 16, 270/75 - 16, 15.0/55 - 17, 19.0/45 - 17, 420/55 - 17, 7.50 - 18, 10.5/80 - 18, 12.5/80 - 18, 7.50 - 20, 16.0/70 - 20, 400/70 - 20, 15.5/80 - 24, 16.5/85 - 24 and 400/80 - 24.

About the author

Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.

Contact: richardjwilson@btconnect.com

Phone: (44) 1270 668 718

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