Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) will participate in the upcoming bauma CONEXPO India show, India’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines and construction vehicles between December 11 and 14. The key products on display will include BKT’s line up of industrial and construction tires, forklift tires, loader tires, and port application tires.
Rajiv Poddar, Joint Managing Director, BKT said, “BKT is committed to serving the Indian off the road (OTR) and construction ecosystem through developing top-of-the-line and technologically advanced products. bauma CONEXPO is a suitable platform for us to showcase our comprehensive range of solutions and to engage with players, across national and international levels. We have a positive outlook for the domestic construction market going forward, and BKT is determined to play a pivotal role in it.”
Showcase at bC India show
BKT’s industrial and construction tires under the category AT 621 and size 9-16 are utilised for backhoe loader applications and provide excellent traction in sever conditions. Other features include wider lugs and increased puncture resistance, self-cleaning tread design and improved wear and cut resistant tread compound.
The company’s forklift tires under the category LM 81 and size 7.00R12 stand out for their specially designed aggressive and robust tread pattern and unique tread compound for excellent traction and long wear life. This range of tires has a strong all steel casing and reinforced sidewall that provides maximum stability and handling in lift mode. The radial casing absorbs surface irregularities to provide riding comfort, increase operator confidence and reduce fatigue. LM81 tires are antistatic compliant – all sizes are capable of dissipating static charge from the vehicle.
The solid tires under the category MAGLIFT STD and size 8.25-15 are general purpose Forklift tires used for port operations and in mining operations and scrap yards. This range of tires stands out for its better abrasion, wear and cut resistant tread compound. It has highly elastic centre-cushion compound that provides excellent riding comfort. The range is puncture proof, gives smooth, trouble free operation and has bead wires in the base for firm grip to avoid any slippage in operations.
The skid steer tires under the category GIANT TRAX and sizes 10-16.5 and 12-16.5 are most suited for scrap yard work, rough concrete surfaces, recycling operations and mines.
Loader tires under the category XL Grip and size 12.5/ 80-18 are used for the application of Backhoe loaders. One of the key features is tough non-directional tread pattern for mounting versatility and excellent traction on rocky surfaces.
Grader and loader application G2/ L2 under the category SR 25 and size 14.00R24 are specifically engineered and designed radial tires for Road building and graders.
Port application tires under the category Portking Classic and size 18.00-25 are deployed in reach stackers, container handling equipments in ports.
All-steel OTR radial tires under the category Earthmax SR53 (L5) and size 23.5R25 are specifically designed for Loader and Dozer services.
The radial loader tire under the category BK-Loader 53 and size 405/70R20 are utilised for industrial and transport use for loaders. The key features include – aramid belted tire that enhances puncture resistance, and a unique tread design for lateral stability. The extra deep tread and customised compound deliver extended tread wear and also provides resistance to cuts and punctures. Tread pattern is specially designed for self-cleaning and ensures good grip and traction on wet and dry surfaces.
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