# What does 6pr Load Range C mean?

## What does 6pr Load Range C mean?

On special trailer tires and light truck tires the Load Range B means it is a 4 ply rated tire with a maximum load of 1,430 lbs. at 35 p.s.i. A Load Range C means a 6 ply rated tire with a maximum load of 1,760 lbs. at 50 p.s.i.

What is load rating C on tires?

For example, a “C” load range indicates that a tire is equivalent to a 6-ply construction tire. This tire isn’t actually built with 6 plies, but rather one or two plies of equivalent strength. Both have a 4-ply rating, but the Extra Load can support additional load at up to 42 PSI while the Standard Load is 36 PSI.

What’s the difference between load range C and D?

The difference between an load range C and load range D tire in the same size is the capacity and psi rating. The D rated tire has a higher capacity. For a ST175/80D13 like # AM1ST77, the capacity is 1,610 pounds at 65 psi. For a C load range in the same size, like # AM1ST76 , the capacity is 1,360 pounds at 50 psi.

### How much weight can a Load Range C tire carry?

The Load Range C BFGoodrich tire (manufactured by Michelin) is rated at 2,470 at 50 psi and weighs 44 pounds, while the same tire in Load Range E is rated at 3,195 pounds at 80 psi and weighs 52 pounds….Common Light Truck (LT) Load Ranges.

C 50
D 65
E 80
F 95

Light Truck Tires

LT-Metric, LT-Flotation and LT-Numeric Light Truck Tires
Load Range Ply Rating Maximum Load Pressure > 295mm / 11.5″ wide
B 4
C 6 35 psi (240 kPa)***
D 8 50 psi (350 kPa)***

What is the best load range for a trailer tire?

Special Trailer Service Tires

ST-Metric Trailer Service Tires
B 4 35 psi (240 kPa)
C 6 50 psi (350 kPa)
D 8 65 psi (450 kPa)

## What does LRB stand for on a tire?

LT-Metric and Flotation Light Truck Tires