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Michelin Earthmover XHA and X-TractionTires
December 10, 2010

Michelin-X-TRACTION-tireMichelin Earthmover Tires has additional sizes for its  XHA2 loader tire that debuted in 2009, as well as an additional size of the new Michelin X-TRACTION tire for earthmover transport equipment. The new XHA2 loader tire sizes, 29.5R25 and 20.5R25, join the existing 23.5R25 and 26.5R25 sizes. For the X-TRACTION tire, the new size, 24.00R35, joins the 27.00R49 size, with additional sizes, 21.00R33 and 18.00R33. The new 24.00R35 size of the Michelin X-TRACTION tire incorporates an additional sidewall protection band compared to the larger 49-inch size. The X-TRACTION tire line is for 100-ton mining and quarry trucks using the 49-inch E4 size, and for smaller rigid dump trucks with the 24.00R35 size and the 33-inch sizes.