Bridgestone Americas Inc. unveiled a new size of the Bridgestone VSMS2 tire, which is described as ideal for operating in underground mining environments. The tire is now available in size 29.5R25 in the U.S. and Canada. The tire delivers a 30% decrease in the frequency of sidewall cuts, improving the tire’s overall lifecycle performance 5%, Bridgestone reported. Key features include a deeper tread pattern to provide longer wear and protection in severe operating environments; heavy-duty durable radial casing design for extended tire life; and a tread-wear indicator allowing for easy visual recognition of the depth of wear. The tire is also available in 17.5R25, 26.5R25 and 29.5R29.
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