Yokohama Tire Corp. has introduced three commercial truck tires for regional, on/off-road and P&D applications.
The premium RY567 is said to offer extended mileage, increased traction, improved durability and better retreadability in regional hauling. It features 22/32-in. tread depth for high-scrub applications, stone rejection block and a stress wear control grove.
The new commercial radial will be offered in 22.5- and 24.5-in sizes in both standard and low profiles. An extended warranty will cover the RY567 for five years through four retreads.
The MY507A uses an anti-chip compound and 24/32-in. tread depth to handle on- and off-road conditions encountered by concrete mixers, dump trucks and refuse haulers.
It is currently available in 385/65R22.5, with 425/65R22.5 and 445/65R22.5 sizes following in the first quarter of 2003. Limited warranty coverage is for six years through three retreads.
The RY023, which was introduced earlier this year, has added a new size — 255/70R22.5.
Intended for P&D or regional truck applications, the RY023 features a five-rib design and semi-rounded shoulder to reduce shoulder rippling while improving lateral stability and water evacuation. It also offers a sidewall abrasion guard to protect against curbing damage.
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