Bridgestone Introduces New Tire Tread With Improved Wear Life

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Bridgestone Americas announced the launch of a new drive tire tread that is engineered to increase retread value for fleets.

The Bandag B713 FuelTech drive tire tread incorporates a new proprietary compound, 3D siping and a continuous shoulder. It is also designed to deliver fuel efficiency and longer lasting wear life. SmartWay verified the new design.

“When partnering with Bandag on a retreading program, not only do you get more miles, but they are contributing to a more sustainable society,” Jason Roanhouse, executive director at Bandag, said May 9. “The all-new Bandag B713 FuelTech drive tire tread

The new proprietary compound delivers 30% longer life and 7% better fuel consumption. It also mentioned the 3D siping features 130% more biting edges and the continuous shoulder design distributes weight and torque more evenly to fight irregular wear.

Bandag has been a subsidiary of Bridgestone since being acquired in 2007. – Transport Topics

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