The M588 heavy-duty on-/off-road drive tire is built for applications including oil, gas, mining, and logging.
A 33/32-inch tread depth and a special cut- and chip-resistant compound make the tire an alternative for severe-use vehicles. According to the company, the tire is designed to traverse scoria and caliche roads, snow, and mud. Side protectors are molded into the sidewall of the tire to protect it from cut damage by rocks and from the continued use of snow chains in severe winter regions. The tread blocks feature special siping to aid traction, and angled inline lateral grooves, also between the tread blocks, help evacuate packed mud and prevent snow chains from dropping into the grooves. A durable casing design is said to improve retreadability. Two 16-ply sizes are available with the M588, an 11R22.5, and an 11R24.5.