May 10, 2023

How To: Handle Tyres With a Forklift

In response to questions about how to handle tyres with only a forklift, we decided to dedicate an instruction video to the subject. This video will guide you through the steps of unstacking and stacking tyres.

April 26, 2023

White Paper: Types of Truck Tyres

In the world of commercial trucks, choosing the right tyre is essential for the safety, performance and efficiency of operations. Tyres come in different sizes, widths and tread patterns, developed for different purposes...

March 21, 2023

White Paper: Why Are Tyres Black?

You know tyres are black, but have you ever wondered why tyres are black? This seemingly simple question has a bit more to it than just a choice of colour. In this white paper, we will answer this simple question with a ...

August 4, 2022

Magna Tyres Conducts On-Site Performance Check

One of our sales managers recently visited a German customer to conduct a on-site performance check on a batch of our Magna MA08 OTR tyres which have been running for well over a year.

July 22, 2022

Truck Tyre Positions

Magna truck tyres have been designed based on the latest tyre technology, offer the optimal combination of tyre performance and purchase price, leading to a low cost price per mile.

March 24, 2022

What do PCR, TBR and OTR mean?

The most commonly used tyre terms are TBR, PCR and OTR. For the new ones in the industry it may be a mystery what they mean, let us explain!

February 24, 2022

Choosing a tube tyre or tubeless tyre

Since tyres are the only thing that come in contact with road surfaces, they have a major impact on driving behavior and handling. Choosing the right tyre for your applications, depends on some requirements.

February 11, 2022

We have 3 OTR Tyre construction methods

You know Magna Tyres can supply most tyres for your operation. Did you also know we have 3 OTR tyre construction methods? We divide our product range in eight main categories such as earthmover, construction, industrial ...

February 6, 2022

Did you know that we have our own tyre press?

At our headquarter in the Netherlands and our sales offices in Poland, we have our own tyre press. With this press, we have the advantage of being able to replace worn-out tyres on rims with a brand new tyre! A tyre pres...

January 31, 2022

How to calculate TKPH (Tonne Kilometre Per Hour)

The Tonne Kilometres Per Hour index indicates what your tyres can handle. Choosing the right OTR tyre for your machinery is essential for long lasting usage of your tyres.

January 27, 2022

How to read extra tyre markings

Most people know how to read simple tyre markings such as the tyre manufacturer, range name and tyre size. Here you can read more about the standard tyre marking. In addition to these, a tyre may also have other, extra m...

December 16, 2021

3 easy ways to extend OTR tyre life

Whether you operate in the mining & earthmoving business, hauling freight across the country or your machines handle containers at port and terminal sites. Tyres play an essential role in keeping you on the move. Downtim...

November 22, 2021

Earthmoving machines and their tyres

Within the earthmoving industry, it is important that the tyres of the machines can withstand different surfaces. For example, rom rocky to soft terrain and muddy to hard terrain. Many different earthmoving machines driv...

July 12, 2021

How is an OTR tyre made?

Tires are almost the most important part of a machine. In fact, the tire is the only part that comes into contact with the road. Is it therefore important that tires to find the balance between...

July 5, 2021

7 different port handling equipment types with suitable tyres

In the past several years, the variety of equipment in ports has evolved into a number of operations, each with specific challenges for the tires. Below I will show you the 7 most

July 1, 2021

The 4 different types of OTR and Industrial tyres

The ISO, the ETRTO, the the TRA and the JATMA validated the TRA as international benchmark. The tire 4 types in question are shown below; and are reflected in the first letter(s) of the TRA code.

June 29, 2021

Truck tyres by area of use: all you need to know

The range of truck tires includes many different types, sizes and tread patterns. This makes sense, as truck tires can be used for many different applications! When choosing the right truck tire, you should take several ...

May 11, 2021

6 simple steps to read an OTR tyre

Often I am asked how you can find out general information about a tire. The marking of a tire makes it easy to read details, for example who the manufacturer of the tire or its diameter. Here are 6 simple steps how to re...