Michelin’s  X Works Z groove-to-groove protector ply counters the dangers of a harsh construction environment. Photo: Michelin.Michelin’s X Works Z groove-to-groove protector ply counters the dangers of a harsh construction environment. Photo: Michelin.Experts claim that construction equipment tires don’t wear out with use and time, instead, they get destroyed by jobsite debris – like shards of concrete, pointed rebar, and of course, nails and screws.

Michelin has introduced a new tire, the X Works Z. Its groove-to-groove protector ply, claimed to be 50% wider than competing designs, counters the dangers of a harsh construction environment.

The tire also features a thick layer of cushion gum and groove bottom protectors that act as a shield against loose stone retention and stone drilling. Michelin further protects the tire sidewalls with a double treatment of TW6 Ozone Resistor which is known to minimize cracking.

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