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Bridgestone Launches PressureStat System

LH PressureStatBridgestone Americas Inc. (Bridgestone) announced it is expanding its portfolio of industry-leading technology solutions with PressureStat, a tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) launched for off-the-road (OTR) tires in the construction, quarry, underground hard rock and port industries.

The PressureStat system is easy to use and provides instant access to important tire pressure and temperature data, allowing customers to accurately manage tire pressure on a real-time basis.

“At Bridgestone, we take pride in producing best-in-class products and delivering solutions-based technology to help our customers lower their total cost of ownership,” said Rob Seibert, director, marketing, commercial off-the-road tires, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “We recognized an opportunity to expand our TPMS offering beyond giant radial tires to empower our OTR customers across our entire portfolio of products. With the PressureStat system, they not only can improve tire performance, but also increase jobsite safety and reduce unplanned downtime.”

Seibert told Rock Products that PressureStat is different from the company's TreadStat and B-Tag offerings in that it is tire-pressure specific, and offers Bluetooth-enabled monitoring to provide real-time alerts that prevent issues before they cut into your bottom line. The product is actually designed to integrate with TreadStat, giving you instant access to additional tire and rim condition reports for your entire fleet.

Tire pressure is critical in OTR applications to ensure a vehicle’s weight is evenly distributed, preventing uneven wear and increasing tire performance. The PressureStat system facilitates tire asset monitoring and optimization with:

  • Easy-to-install valve stem sensors that save time and money;
  • Onboard alerts to the driver that make them aware of potential issues before they impact operations;
  • Bluetooth connectivity that seamlessly provides real-time pressure updates to mobile devices;
  • Instant inspection reports for the entire fleet available on desktop or mobile device with Bridgestone TreadStat Tire and Rim Management software; and
  • Streamlined forecasting and analysis when combined with TreadStat software, allowing users to report on the condition of tires and rims from any device, anywhere in the world.
  • PressureStat is a user-friendly, competitively priced tire-pressure monitoring solution backed by Bridgestone, a global leader in off-the-road tire manufacturing, service and support. The newest solutions-driven technology for OTR customers is now available for purchase in the U.S. and Canada.

To learn more about the PressureStat system, click here.