What is the difference between radial tyres and diagonal tyres?

What is the difference between radial tyres and diagonal tyres?

'Radial tyres' and 'diagonal tyres' are 2 terms that also apply to earth-moving tyres. The two tyre types are distinguished via their respective structures.

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Your OTR tyres mounted on rims ready to use

Your OTR tyres mounted on rims ready to use

We have an exclusive partnership with Barkley, which means you can always count on the best possible service. For example, you can have your OTR tyres mounted on rims, so they are immediately ready to ...

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Background of OTR tyres

Background of OTR tyres

Many OTR tyres are not only used off-road. In many situations, vehicles also drive on hardened surfaces or public roads at above average speeds. In such cases, it is important to pay attention to the t...

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OTR tyres, there are essential differences

OTR tyres, there are essential differences

OTR tyres are available in many types because they are used for such a wide range of activities. If we look at pattern depths, we encounter four different types, namely E2/L2/G2, E3/L3/G3, E4/L4, L5.

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What do specific earth-moving machines do

What do specific earth-moving machines do

Besides moving earth, sand and rock, machines that are part of the OTR or EM (Earthmover) category can also be used for many other possibilities. We are pleased to give you an overview of these machine...

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Which OTR tyres should you use for specific machines

Which OTR tyres should you use for specific machines

Machines in the OTR or EM (Earthmover) categories have a unique code for their tyres. We are pleased to give you an overview, so you know which OTR tyres you should be using on specific machines.

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Reading tyres

Reading tyres

Many details can be literally read from the tyre itself. For instance, the brand and size, but also specific technical information like the Load and Speed Index.

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Fixed ratios

Fixed ratios

In general, a wide range of tyre markings are encountered on tyres. One of these markings is the height/width ratio, which is always found on the side of the tyre. How is it calculated?

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Tyres for rigid or articulated dumpers

Tyres for rigid or articulated dumpers

These vehicles have been designed for a single purpose - to transport heavy loads. This involves collecting the load at one site and then transporting it to another location, where it is unloaded. Depe...

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Earth-moving and industrial tyres per vehicle type

Earth-moving and industrial tyres per vehicle type

In principle, all earth-moving and industrial machines have been designed for a specific use. However, some machines can be implemented for a variety of purposes. Each type of machine is accompanied by...

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Tyres for scrapers

Tyres for scrapers

To a certain extent, self-loading earth-moving machines are subject to the same conditions as rigid or articulated dumpers. Once again, loads are collected at one location and then transported to anoth...

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Tyres for loaders

Tyres for loaders

In most cases, loaders are deployed on rough terrain and surfaces featuring rubble and waste materials. That is why tyres must feature properties that protect them against incisions and damage.

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Prevent damage to agricultural and earth-moving tyres

Prevent damage to agricultural and earth-moving tyres

The powerhouses of the tyre world - agricultural and earth-moving tyres - are pushed to their limits on a daily basis. In the same way as other tyres, unnecessary damage to these tyres can be prevented...

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It's all about the rim

It's all about the rim

Heuver Tyrewholesale not only specialises in tyres for trucks, trailers, OTR machines and agricultural equipment, but also the accompanying rims. They are an essential component when using tyres effect...

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Tyres for bulldozers

Tyres for bulldozers

In some situations, bulldozers featuring tyres are used instead of bulldozers equipped with tracks. These machines are normally deployed to move materials (often soil) by pushing them. Bulldozers are a...

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Tyres for graders

Tyres for graders

Graders require different tyres than loaders, bulldozers, scrapers and rigid or articulated dumpers. Graders are used when maintaining and building roads; to flatten the top layer of the sand bed or th...

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Tyres for rollers

Tyres for rollers

When building (asphalt) roads, it is very important for the various layers to be compressed equally. As a result, rollers and road-building machines must make sure that equal pressure is applied so an ...

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Tyres for aircraft towing trucks

Tyres for aircraft towing trucks

You will only see these vehicles at airports. Large and small aircraft towing trucks shunt incoming and out-going planes to and from gates and runways. And this applies to all planes, because specific ...

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Carefully choose OTR tyres

Carefully choose OTR tyres

Tyre suitability is determined by the circumstances to which machines are exposed. In general, three factors are involved when selecting tyres: Machine, Deployment and TKPH (TMPH).

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Powerhouse that make a difference

Powerhouse that make a difference

Barkley is a brand of high quality OTR tyres, which offers quality that matches the more renowned brands. However, affordability is one of Barkley's core principles. We can offer our customers the best...

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How hard must OTR tyres be?

How hard must OTR tyres be?

The life span of OTR tyres is greatly determined by their air pressure. So pay close attention, even though the tyres have a naturally robust appearance. By complying with the guidelines, you can signi...

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Choice between radial and diagonal tyres determined by use

Choice between radial and diagonal tyres determined by use

Manufacturers design and build OTR machines based on the conditions encountered in their deployment areas. However, they also require specific types of tyres. As a result, slightly different versions –...

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Metal powerhouses

Metal powerhouses

Even if you have the best OTR tyres, which match your machine and purpose perfectly, they will be of little use to you without appropriate wheels. Thanks to modern laser cutting machines and robot tech...

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Tyres for straddle carriers

Tyres for straddle carriers

Straddle carriers are machines you will definitely not see on a public highway. They are - primarily - confined to container transshipment companies in ports or distribution/storage areas. In many case...

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Profiles of earth-moving tyres

Profiles of earth-moving tyres

Earth-moving tyres (OTR – off the road) is a collective name given to tyres used on large machines. Such machines are mostly used in the construction, road-building and mining industries, where hardene...

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