Rough Terrain Good Testing Ground for Magna MA04

Magna MA04

A customer for the Magna Tyres' Group in Spain is currently using the 18.00R33 Magna MA04, with the products installed on their Rigid Dump Trucks and used in demanding conditions for heavy transport purposes.

Magna MA04 Performing in Spain

Despite the intensive and frequent usage, the operator found that the tyres were  equally worn to the end of life. A brand new set Magna MA04 has now been delivered and mounted at the RDT by the company's Spanish distributor. Two of the rear positioned tyres were not completely worn, but will be changed for new ones at the time this is needed.

The Magna MA04 is specially designed for dump trucks in heavy-duty mining conditions. The improved shoulder and sidewall protection offer resistance to damage, and different compounds are available to optimize performance for different applications.

The customer has seen a reduction in operational costs per hour of the truck and due to this achievement, the quarry operator decided to equip their loader with Magna’s MA01, due to the fact that the tyre is intended for use on wheel loaders, dozers, scrapers and graders. The product boasts an aggressive non-directional tread pattern provides enhanced traction in soft underfoot conditions and good protection against cutting and abrasion.

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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