OAO Belshina (Bobruisk, Mogilev region) says it has manufactured an all-steel radial tyre with a 57-inch rim diameter.
The tyre is intended for super-size dump trucks with a 220-ton load capacity used for open-cast mining.
Belshina is currently implementing a $306.7 million investment project to facilitate production of super-size truck tyres with a maximum rim diameter of 57-63 inches.
Belshina’s super-size tyres fit trucks by BelAZ, Komatsu, Caterpillar and other manufacturers.
The state-owned tyre manufacturer OAO Belshina is one of Europe’s largest producers of tyres. It manufactures over 300 models of tyres for all kinds of vehicles. The company also makes non-standard equipment and spare parts. The Russian market accounts for 41% of Belshina’s exports. 60% of tyres produced by Belshina are exported to external markets. (Prime-TASS/Business World Magazine)