Archive Article: 2002/07/12

12 July 2002

With an ability to turn on a sixpence, skid-steer loaders – by definition – are unforgiving machines when it comes to tyre wear. To help remedy this problem, Michelin has developed a radial-ply tyre range for skid-steers which is claimed to last four times longer than lower cost cross-ply versions. Available in 10Rx16.5, 12Rx16.5 and 27×8.50 R15 sizes, the XZSL tyres cost up to £130 each – about £30 more than their cross-ply equivalents.

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