Crain Tire Service report
BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom (April 19, 2013) — Goodyear has launched a new radial tire for industrial applications at the Bauma 2013 construction equipment exhibition in Munich, Germany.
The Goodyear EV-4C tubeless radial tire is designed mainly for straddle carriers in ports.
It features a CAD-designed tread configured to reduce lug-induced vibration, for "excellent" operator comfort and even tread wear. Nylon sidewall reinforcement reduces the risk of impact damage, which can cause expensive machine downtime, according to Goodyear.
The Akron-based tire maker said the EV-4C's tread design delivers high levels of traction and braking performance in wet conditions. The tire is available in sizes 16.00R25 and 480/95R25.
This report appeared in European Rubber Journal, a UK-based sister publication of Tire Business.