Giti Increase Load Capacity of Low Profile Tyres for Trailers

GTL925
Giti GTL925

To meet rising UK and European demand for increased capacity for high cube trailers, Giti Tire has increased the load index of its popular Giti GTL925 low profile tyres to 164 J.

Load Capacity for Trailer Tyres Enhanced by Giti

Available in both 435/50R19.5 and 445/45R19.5, the development is targeted at new one and two axle configurations which operate at the highest possible load capacity while looking to reduce fuel consumption and noise, enhance payload and improve manoeuvrability of the vehicle.

The tyres are also increasingly being used on traditional three-axle semitrailers with a load capacity up to 9,000 kg per axle.

The lower diameter gives high cube trailer fleets the opportunity to maximise the inside loading volume of up to three meters height, while still respecting the total vehicle height of four meters allowed across Europe.

The GTL925 pattern features an extra wide shoulder for enhanced resistance to tearing, a seven rib tread pattern for regular wear across the tread and high mileage potential and optimised rolling resistance which achieves a B label rating citing good fuel economy. Both sizes are M&S marked to indicate superior all-season traction and braking properties.

Tony McHugh, TBR Sales and Marketing Director UK at Giti Tire, said: “The GTL925 has gained a solid reputation for high reliability and excellent mileage performance from users across the UK and Europe for over the five years.”

McHugh continued, “The load capacity increase will be a very welcome development in this heavily demanding segment, where highly competitive pence-per-kilometre running costs are essential to control customer costs while ensuring operational profit.”

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.

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