Michelin XMCL radial tire has a steel crown belt package and reinforced sidewalls for puncture-resistance and overall durability. Structure helps enable the tire to provide load-carrying capacity of 14,400 pounds at 6 mph and 9,900 pounds at 24 mph, up 51 and 55 percent, respectively, compared to the model it replaced. Michelin is targeting smaller machines, such as backhoe-loaders, compact loaders and telehandlers. Estimated list price: $300 to $1,000 per tire.
Staff | September 28, 2010