Logistics of Downsizing Giant OTR Mining Tires

Downsize any tire up to and including tires with a rim size of 63 inches in three steps.


Time to remove both steel bead bundles from the OTR tires: 15- 20 minutes per tire

Eagle OTR Debeader

The new Eagle OTR Debeader pulls the steel bead bundles from the radial OTR tires. This allows for the steel to be recycled and the rest of the tire to be recycled as well. For example: 59/;80R63 contains 490 pounds (or 222.26 kilograms) of steel per tire.

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Time to bagel cut the tires into two sections through the tread: 18 minutes per tire

Eagle Punch Cutter 2

Cutting Cycle Time - 18 minutes
Diesel - 38 HP Kabota
Electric (60 Hz) - 25 HP
Electric (50 Hz) - 25 HP
Tire Size - Up to 70/70R57'

The Eagle OTR Tire Bead Remover is automated and cuts the steel bead bundles without an operator. After the steel beads bundles are removed, the Eagle Punch Cutter 2 will cut the tires like a bagel. This process is needed because of the thickness of the rubber in the shoulder, and the tread width of the Giant tires 63’s and 70/70’s. Patented

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Time to cut the tires into pie shaped sections 10-15 minutes per bagel cut tire, production time will depend on how many pieces need to be cut to accommodate the shredder used in further downsizing process.

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