JK rolls out India's biggest tyre

26th Dec 2010 8:00 am

The tyre stands almost 12 feet from the ground!!

JK Tyre has rolled out India’s largest Off the Road (OTR Tyre) in Mysore. With this, the company becomes the first in India to manufacturer a tyre of this size.

Known as 40.00-57 60PR VEM045 E4 TUBELESS tyre and weighing 3700Kg, it is the biggest size of tyre ever made in India so far. Up until now this size was imported into India from USA & China.  

The tyre stands almost 12 feet from ground and is fitted in 240 tonne Rear Dump Trucks-the largest haulage equipment in India.  Such tyres are mostly used in applications like Mining, Rock Excavating, Quarrying, Dam Building and Port operations.   

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