ERJ staff report (BC)
Tivoli, Italy – Industrial tire maker Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced plans for the global roll-out of its Brawler range of large off-the-road solid tires.
The range includes specialist tires for waste, recycling and underground mining.
Roberto Zampieri, construction business development manager for Trelleborg Wheel Systems in Europe, said: “Brawler is particularly suited to the waste and recycling industries, where many customers are switching from either pneumatics or foam-filled pneumatics to solid tires on large applications. Sites often operate 24/7 and require tires that last longer, need little maintenance and deliver the best total cost of ownership over their whole life.
“The Brawler Solidflex range … uses a patented elliptical hole pattern in the side wall, allowing for much greater deflection over broken terrain – vital for applications where drivers are working on rough ground.”
The Brawler range is already used across North America, says Trelleborg, in the scrap metal and waste industries as well as in underground mining. Machinery applications include loaders, backhoes, skid steers, telehandlers and material handlers.
Sizes offered range from 20 inch skid steer up to 35 inch for wheel loaders.
Brawler will be on display at the Kal Tire stand, number OA210A, at the Resource Efficiency and Waste Management Solution exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, UK, from 10-12 September 2013.