BRIDGESTONE® RUBBER TRACKS FOR TRACK LOADERS
A WORLD LEADER IN THE TIRE AND RUBBER INDUSTRY
Bridgestone Corporation is a world leading tire and rubber company, with 98 manufacturing plants and sales networks in 150 countries.
The company is renowned for its R & D and design capability, exemplified by the success of Bridgestone’s racing tires. This expertise extends to a wide range of products, including automotive parts, industrial rubber products... and Rubber Tracks.
BRIDGESTONE, RUBBER TRACK EXPERT
It was Bridgestone engineers who pioneered the Rubber Track for track loaders in the 1990’s. Many construction machinery manufacturers all over the world have adopted our Rubber Tracks for track loaders. Bridgestone has the largest market share in the world for Rubber Tracks.
By drawing on the group’s extensive R&D, design and testing resources — and combining this with our vast experience of tracked vehicles, Bridgestone Rubber Tracks for track loaders meet the most demanding specifications in the industry.
Bridgestone and its subsidiary companies develop and make raw materials such as natural rubber, synthetic rubber, carbon, and steel cord that are used in our Rubber Tracks.
Bridgestone Proving Ground
Bridgestone’s state-of-the-art Rubber Track proving grounds, located in Tochigi, Japan, assures the highest integrity designs for Rubber Tracks and under-carriage systems. A variety of real-world terrain conditions are maintained in order to establish consistency during the testing process.
Laboratory bench testing is very important to accelerate evaluation under controlled conditions. Bridgestone’s Rubber Tracks have been tested, evaluated, and proved.
Bridgestone’s academically established non-linear, large-displacement FEM analysis system helps engineers to create innovative technologies.
Bridgestone evaluates in real-world environments and proves products by using actual machines in actual field conditions throughout the world for all Rubber Track applications.
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF RUBBER TRACKS FOR TRACK LOADERS
Optimum Sidewall Protection Technology—utilizes forged iron and stress reducing winged embed design.
- Unique sidewall profile
- Specially formulated anti-cut/anti-gouge, abrasion resistant rubber compound
Patented Anti-edge cut profile
(US Patent No. 6,106,083)
For extended durability
Exclusively designed and manufactured for Rubber Tracks by Bridgestone.
- High Strength for maximum durability
- Ultra Flexible for power efficiency
- Compression and Stretch Resistant
- Anti-Corrosive Braiding Technology
- Featuring Bridgestone's exclusive No-Wave Cable
- Essential for high speed, high power applications
- Even tension distribution
- Providing no pitch variance
- Accurate circumferential length
- Even traction distribution
- Cut resistant, anti-gouge rubber compound
- Rounded profile tread bridge (patent pending)
COMPARISON & PRODUCT AVAILABILITY
RUBBER TRACKS FOR COMPACT TRACK LOADERS
Technology for superior performance.