Hazardous Materials Transport
Giti Tire Works with Cotranscopetrol to Combat Major Obstacles in Transporting Crude Oil
Unpaved road conditions make the crude oil hauling business a demanding challenge for all truck tires. Giti launched a solution with the GT659+, proven in Cotranscopetrol’s operation.
COTRANSCOPETROL is a 16 year experienced fuel and lube hauling company in Colombia. They have been ranked as part of the top 10 largest heavy truck companies since the last century. Beginning with a focus on crude oil in the east region of Colombia, they launched their hauling operations across the country. Huge oil wells demand a great number of new vehicles, with durability to withstand the long and harsh roads from long distance travel points.
|Testing Tires||72||Pull Tread||3.0 mm|
|Size||295/80R22.5 16PR||Retreading Rate||48%|
|Position||Drive||GT Radial pattern||GT659+|
|Brand||Cost/km USD Cents|
A directional block pattern tire that provides a high level of wear and traction performance in regional applications.
* The tires’ reinforced bead structureensured extra casing resistance against bead damage during high climb operation.
* A strengthened four belt arrangement casing (shown to the left) boosted the retreading rate up to 48% of all tires in their operation, compared to the previous 35% average. This strongly improved the overall cost per kilometer range.