As a wide base single configuration, the tire enables a tractor trailer to carry up to 289 more pounds of payload versus dual tires, Michelin officials said. - Illustration: Michelin

As a wide base single configuration, the tire enables a tractor trailer to carry up to 289 more pounds of payload versus dual tires, Michelin officials said.

Illustration: Michelin

Michelin's new X One Multi T wide-base single trailer tire is targeted for high-scrub, weight-sensitive applications, such as flatbed and tanker trailer assets. The X One Multi T is available for spread and multi-axle trailer fitment configurations.

As a wide base single configuration, the tire enables a tractor trailer to carry up to 289 more pounds of payload versus dual tires, Michelin officials said in a press release.

The dual-compound tread resists scrub, and a cooler internal layer helps maximize casing life. The directional tread design also incorporates matrix siping and micro-sipes to reduce irregular wear, company officials said.

Variable groove walls partnered with groove bottom protectors provide improved resistance to stone drilling. Curb guards provide sidewall protection.

The X One Multi T tire is available in a 445/50R22.5 tire size.

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