BKT gears up to showcase state-of-the-art masterpieces at the 10th edition of IME

The Off-Highway tire behemoth will be presenting its latest technology to the mining sector

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT), the Indian multinational Group and a leading global player in the Off-Highway tire market will participate in the 10th edition of the International Mining Exhibition (IME) in Kolkata, organized by the MGMI and TAFCON. The event will be held between November 6th and 9th, 2023 at Eco Park, Rajarhat in Kolkata, India. The trade fair will provide an excellent opportunity to connect and interact with the BKT team at booth no. MO 21.

BKT, known for its wide range of high-quality tires, will be displaying a selection of products including the latest Giant 57” EARTHMAX SR 468 TL tire, an All Steel radial tire specially designed for 240-ton rigid dump trucks; and EARTHMAX SR 53 TL tire, created for ultra-large loaders, operating in severe rocky conditions along with EARTHMAX SR 34.

With over 30 years of building a global presence in the off-highway tires segment, BKT is an agile company with a strong focus on building cutting-edge technology tires. As a global company, BKT pays a great deal of attention to developing products as a response to each territory’s most specific needs.  Hence, the company participates in prestigious biennial international exhibitions like the IME, which gives significant visibility to mining, equipment, minerals, metals, and allied industries in India. Being one of the important events for the OTR sector, BKT is not confined to being an exhibitor but is the ‘Gold Sponsor’ of the prominent IME exhibition.

40.00R 57 EARTHMAX SR 468 is an All-Steel radial tire specially designed for rigid haul trucks. Its unique tread design with special tread compounds makes it perfect for hard, rocky,  and tough mining conditions. Its tread lug blocks with circumferential grooves and intertwined blocks ensure effective heat dissipation. Also, the sturdy square shoulder assists in ejecting loose stones to protect the tire from injury. EARTHMAX SR 468 is developed using BKT's cutting-edge technology to carry heavy loads, deliver longer service life, and provide resistance to rock cuts and punctures.

50/65R51 EARTHMAX SR 53 is an All-Steel radial tire specially designed for loaders, dozers, and low profile dump trucks (LPDT) operating in severe rocky conditions, including underground operations and scrap yards. The deep L-5 tread and the cut-resistant compound provide an extended wear life in addition to excellent traction and stability.

16.00R25 EARTHMAX SR 34 is an All Steel radial tire specially engineered and designed for rigid dump trucks working in several operations like mining, quarry, logging and haulage. The non-directional block tread pattern provides excellent traction and stability on any type of terrain. EARTHMAX SR 34 is ideal for handling heavy loads. The strong All Steel casing features excellent wear and resistance to any snag and punctures. Its reinforced bead and the shoulder design contribute to an extended tire life-cycle even under the most heavy-duty service conditions.