JK Tyre & Industries announced the commercial launch of the biggest-ever tyre in India at the 12th International Mining & Machinery Exhibition (IMME) in Kolkata. The company also launched 18.00-25 VEM Smooth tyre underlining company´s aggressive approach to enhance presence across industries and geographies. VEM 045, 12 ft high and weighing 3.7 tonne, is specifically built for India´s biggest rigid dump-truck having nominal payload capacity of 240 tonne.
Commenting on the occasion, Devesh Dabas, Head of Off-the-road Business at JK Tyre & Industries, ¨JK Tyre is the only Off-The-Road tyre manufacturer with the widest range of customised product-solution for industrial and mining applications. With better days in the offing, the mining industry holds great potential and we are ready to make the most of it.¨
The second product launched by JK Tyre, 18.00-25 VEM Smooth, is a specialised product for reach-stacker application to improve life and productivity.