Michelin North America has introduced a new fuel-efficient super wide trailer tire, the Michelin X One Line Energy T2, which is positioned as the most economical model main trailer tires available at the moment.
“Development of trailer tyres for long-haul cargo transportation is a challenge. Freely rotating wheels rarely are maintained and are subjected to variable loads and uneven wear, says the Vice-President of Michelin North America Adam Murphy. Company Michelin is constantly striving to invest in the development of technology, extra-wide tires X One. And our new tire Michelin X One Line Energy T2 is different from the previous generation X Line Energy T is not only improved tread wear resistance, but also provides fuel economy and reduces overall vehicle weight, reducing total cost of ownership for fleets, especially in this economically challenging for the transport industry”.
Michelin X One Line Energy T2 is designed to equip axes and side tilts semitrailers, refrigerators and tanks, allowing the truck to increase fuel economy through low rolling resistance trailer tyre 11 percent, and increase profitability of transportation by increasing the payload of 130 kg.
Tread new trailer tires Michelin X One Line Energy T2 helps prevent uneven wear and the specially developed rubber compound increases tyre stability to aging and minimizes internal heating to ensure low rolling resistance. Due to directed microllam on the shoulder ribs of the tire remains fixed throughout the first half of the period of his service, and placed on the edges of the zigzag lamellas samarlakota to prevent deformation of the blocks.
New trailer tyre Michelin X One Line Energy T2 is available in the North American market only in size 445/50R22.5.