GREENVILLE, S.C.— Michelin North America Inc. has introduced the Oliver Lug Traction Drive (ORCO LTD) lightweight, open-shoulder, drive-position retread for regional and urban commercial vehicles.
The tread, which replaces the Oliver Super Traction Deep tread is designed for applications such as school bus pick-up and delivery and food/beverage delivery.
The tread features VDI Plus technology to resist stone retention and helps enforce any pull point schedule.
ORCO LTD is available in five widths: 200, 210, 220, 230 and 240 millimeters. All Oliver retreads carry a national warranty to 2/32nds inch of tread depth, the company said.
Michelin also had added a 375-mm size to its Oliver Ultra Low Profile Trailer retread product line, designed for long-haul, wide-base trailer applications. The low rolling-resistance retread for X One trailer tires offers enhanced fuel efficiency and improved treadwear, the company said.