The Intelligent OTR Tire

A tire, is perhaps the most abused component in a mine, not just in terms of usage but also in the real sense!! Any failure whether human or technical, is directly blamed on the tire. Typically, manufacturers of OTR Tires have had to wait for feedback from customers, manufacturers field tests, opinions and data from … Read more

Materials Science to the rescue of OTR Tyre manufacturers.

At Keepmining, we feel the frontiers of material engineering will be pushed to address many of the operational issues with OTR tyres. The OTR tyres are used in an environment typically ‘hostile’ to the tyre. These tyres are required to handle damage from cutting, chipping breaking up or cracking when used on rough rock surfaces.  … Read more

OTR Tires in the new age

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Rock will always beat Rubber.  It is a constant battle between the rubber of the OTR Tire and rock, the hostile terrain where the OTR tires will be used. But the OTR Tire manufacturers will not be beaten! They will use every bit of guile they have – design improvements, new materials available – to … Read more