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.

The codes C, E, G and L

The side of the tyre features a code which corresponds with the purpose for which the tyre was developed. C stands for Compactor Roller and is accompanied by code C1, which means it is a patternless tyre.

E stands for Earthmoving, or dumpers/transporters. It comes with the following codes:
• E2: Traction
• E3: Rock, normal pattern
• E4: Rock, deep pattern
• E7: Flotation

G stands for Grader. It is accompanied by the following codes:
• G2: Traction
• G3: Rock, normal pattern
• G4: Rock, deep pattern
• G5: Rock, extra deep pattern

L is short for Loader, or wheel loader/dozer. It is used together with the following codes:
• L2: Traction
• L3: Rock, normal pattern
• L4: Rock, deep pattern
• L5: Rock, extra deep pattern
• L3S: Patternless
• L4S: Patternless, thick tread
• L5S: Patternless, extra thick tread
 

Useful infographic featuring all tyres

This infographic shows exactly which OTR tyres you can mount on specific machines; sorted by type of machine and brand.