recent posts

4WD Tractor TRACTION: Pulling ...

Below is question posed to tire manufacturers from Illinois: In 4WD Tractor application, if implement requires 550 hp and standard duals are not providing adequate traction (can’t go wider with triples), what is your recommendation and how does it compare to tracks on...

Best Load Speed Index

How does producer choose best Load Speed Index, what is impact of IF / VF, and how does change from transport speed to in field affect air pressure requirements? Continental Agriculture North America Harm-Hendrik Lange: Agriculture Tires Field Engineer Starting with...

Warranty Stop

Welcome to AG Tire Talk’s new Warranty Stop Page! We made it easy for you, posting all the AG Tire Manufacturer’s Warranties in ONE place- with a Radial R-1/R-1W Summary of each.   TITAN / GOODYEAR WARRANTY SUMMARY Titan International, Inc....

Preventative Tire Maintenance ...

  Alliance Tire Americas James Crouch: National Product Manager—Agriculture Tires are so durable in the field that it’s easy to forget that they can be damaged if they are stored incorrectly. The big hazards are letting them get out of shape and exposing...

R-1 or R-1W: TIRE MANUFACTURER...

    Titan International, Inc. (Manufacturer of Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires) Scott Sloan: Ag Product Manager / Global LSW In the ag industry traction tires are classified by the depth of tread using the nomenclature R-1, R-1W. This industry standard allows...

Can BIAS Tires Beat Radials?

    Can old school 1930’s Bias Ply Technology provide better traction than latest High Tech Radial? The short answer is YES! I don’t believe it, you say.  Surely these high tech radials must always out-pull Dad’s Old Bias tires, right? The answer depends on...

Reduce Stubble Damage: TIRE MA...

Continental Agriculture North America Ralf Krieger:  Head of Development and Industrialization of Agricultural Tires There are several trends in modern agriculture that increase the risk of stubble damage. Due to the quick development pace of operating procedures,...
popular posts
recent comments
  • Jeff: Excellent read!...
  • James Tuschner: Flat plates usually differ between manufacturers- could you ...
  • Mark Bohling: what is the flat plate rating of 425/65/22.5 versus 455/55/2...
  • James Tuschner: Thank you for the comment. I'm not aware of any "covering" ...
  • Mark Krueger: Is there anything made to cover my ag tires on my super C, w...
recent from 21 Best Load Speed Index
Best Load Speed Index How does producer choose best Load Speed Index, what is impact of IF / VF, and how does change from transport speed to in field affect air pressure requirements? Continental Agriculture North America Harm-Hendrik Lange: Agriculture Tires Field Engineer Starting with the simplest component: Speed Symbol...
recent from 4 CFO Tire Explanation & Yield Benefit: Manufacturer’s ANSWER
CFO Tire Explanation & Yield Benefit:  Manufacturer’s ANSWER   Titan International, Inc. (Manufacturer of Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires) Scott Sloan:  Ag Product Manager / Global LSW Cyclic Field Operation or CFO designation applies to IF tires.  Per the Tire and Rim Association, the cyclic service is intended for use on a vehicle with a minimal requirement for...
recent from 8 Improve Ride & Reduce Road Lope on Sprayers: Tire Manufacturer’s ANSWER
Improve Ride & Reduce Road Lope on Sprayers: Tire Manufacturer’s ANSWER   AG Tire Talk is proud to present a new platform, enabling AG Tire Manufacturers to weigh in on and help growers solve tire related issues.  Every other month, AG Tire Talk will pose ONE Question to AG Tire manufacturers, asking them to provide answers to attain optimum equipment performance thru...
recent from 9 Ag Tire Size Options: RCI Chart
Ag Tire Size Options:  RCI Chart Wondering which Ag tire size options will work on your equipment? Use the Rolling Circumference Index (RCI) Chart!   How It Works Rolling Circumference Index Chart, or RCI Chart categorizes farm tires in accordance with overall diameter / rolling circumference along with section width / row spacing....