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New sizes of Mitas CHO boast unique technologies to protect soil

Prague, December 1, 2016 – Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, is extending its range of Cyclic Harvesting Operation (CHO) tyres and presents two new sizes this month.

Mitas CHO tyres are designed for combine harvesters, grain carts and similar implements. Their unique construction uses hexacore technology, steel breakers and flexible sidewalls and allows for larger loads at a lower tyre pressure to protect the soil. Mitas CHO tyres are a favorite among leading agricultural machinery producers.

Pavel Kott, Product Manager for Mitas agricultural tyres, said: “Cyclic loads when filling and emptying corn tanks, for instance, can vary significantly, by more than twice in some cases. At high inflation pressures, this leads uncompromisingly to soil compaction. The solution is a Mitas CHO tyre as it is capable of carrying more load at a lower tyre pressure.”

Kott added: “Mitas CHO tyres are a popular original fitment preferred by major combine harvester manufacturers. The range extension of CHO tyres is a direct response to their needs and tyre size specifications and we now offer nine sizes of CHO tyres on worldwide markets. An additional three sizes will be released in first quarter of 2017.”

With CHO, Mitas has designed a range of extremely powerful tyres for large combine harvesters. CHO is capable of higher maximum loads than standard tyres and at the same time, the tyre permits higher yields through gentler ground handling in the field and offers more comfort on the road. The larger footprint of Mitas CHO tyres helps to distribute loads equally, which has a positive influence on lower soil compaction. Mitas CHO fulfills all legal requirements on vehicle widths and are mountable on standard rims.

Sizes of Mitas CHO tyres include:

Currently available:

900/60R42 CHO 183D/186A8 SFT (new)

900/60R38 CHO 181D/184A8 SFT (new)

900/60R38 CHO 178D/181A8 SFT

900/60R32 CHO 176A8/173B SFT

900/70R32 CHO 182A8/179B SFT

800/70R32 CHO 175A8/175B SFT

800/70R38 CHO 178D/181A8 SFT

680/80R42 CHO 180D/183A8 SFT

680/85R32 CHO 178A8/175B AC 70 G

From beginning 2017:

680/80R38 CHO 179D/182A8 SFT

800/70R42 CHO 182D/185A8 SFT

800/70R38 CHO 181D/184A8 SFT

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Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, is one of Europe’s leading producers of tyres for agricultural machines, construction vehicles, motorcycles, bicycle and other specialty segments. Mitas manufactures and sells tyres under Mitas and Cultor brands. Mitas has manufacturing facilities in Czech Republic, Serbia, U.S. and a global sales and distribution network.