In operation since 1993 PM Bobcat Hire skidsteers spend most of their time on road construction.
“Fitted with profilers these skidsteers work hard cutting and shaping asphalt. Travelling out of town or working after hours, my machines need to be reliable and just as importantly so do the tyres,” said Phil McGee PM Bobcat Hire business owner.
Phil’s first experience with Bearcat was some time ago, he saw the Solideal Lifemaster tyres in action, purchased them for his machines and has been a convert ever since.
When Bearcat offered Phil the opportunity to test the new Solideal Hauler XD44s. L5 treaded tyres are designed especially for hard asphalt, Phil who was so impressed with the cost, performance and life of his original Solideal Lifemaster Skidsteer (SKZ) tyres, had no hesitation.
Designed to provide greater cut resistant tread compounds and longer wear life, the Solideal range includes skid steer, earthmover, construction and grader tyres.
The Solideal Hauler Skid Steer Service (SKS) are manufactured from natural rubber, the Hauler SKS self-cleaning stepped tread design, flat profile and side wall protection ensure that even in harsh applications, it provides top performance and longer life.
“Our skidsteers spend a majority of their time on asphalt surfaces,” said Phil. “Most of this asphalt has been profiled already for resurfacing so I need a reliable tyre that can handle constant turning on these very abrasive roads.”
With rim guarding, wider walls, wider and stronger tread lugs that have great depth in its class, the expected life of the XD44 L5 is some 2.5 times longer.
It is specially designed to last longer on hard surfaces such as bitumen and concrete making it also ideal for demolition sites.