The new GT Radial GDM635 on/off highway drive tire is being introduced in North America to provide mixed service fleets consistent traction, effective protection against stones and long tread wear. Featuring 1-in. (32/32nds) of tread rubber for durability and wear, the GT Radial GDM635 is currently available in the 11R24.5 size, the company reported. It is backed by the GT Radial six-year limited warranty.
“We’re excited to kick off the year with the introduction of an outstanding new drive tire for on/off highway applications,” said Justin Wright, commercial product marketing manager for Giti Tire USA, which markets and sells GT Radial tires in North America. “The GDM635’s deep lug tread design is one of the tire’s strongest selling points, offering a full inch of rubber to get the job done.”
Wright said the new deep-tread drive tire is perfectly suited for a variety of mixed service fleet operations, including logging, mining and oil field services.
The GT Radial GDM635’s aggressive independent block design is optimized to provide consistent traction, and the tread’s v-shaped grooves with stone ejectors offer effective protection against stone retention and drilling. The tire has been engineered with four belts which provide effective casing protection for outstanding durability and retreadability. It has a special cut/chip tread compound to resist cutting, chipping, chunking and tearing in harsh off-highway environments.