Bridgestone receives certification for Boeing 737 MAX 9

Bridgestone receives certification for Boeing 737 MAX 9

Bridgestone has earned certification from Boeing for its radial tyres to be used as the main tires on the 737 MAX 9. The tyres will be released in countries around the world.

Bridgestone also produces radial tyres for the 737 MAX 8.

For 737 MAX, The Japanese tyre maker employs its Revolutionarily Reinforced Radial (RRR) structure and NanoPro-Tech material technology. The RRR structure helps to accomplish the technologically difficult feat of achieving both high durability and light weight, whereas NanoPro-Tech material technology achieves realise superior abrasion resistance.

Bridgestone will continue to expand its technology to contribute to improved fuel efficiency and greater economic benefits for aircraft operations.

Bridgestone’s lineup of tyres for 737 MAX are detailed in the table below.

Aircraft Application Tire Size Ply Rating Speed Rating (mph)
737 MAX 8 Main tires H44.5 x 16.5R21 30 235
737 MAX 9 Main tires H44.5 x 16.5R21 32 235
737 MAX 8/9 Nose tires 27 x 7.75R15 12 235

 

 

 

 

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