4WD Tractor TRACTION: Pulling 550 hp Implement

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 transport & field speed? Precision...

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...

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. (Manufacturer of Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires)...

Preventative Tire Maintenance to Reduce Downtime

  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 the rubber compound to degradation. The...

R-1 or R-1W: TIRE MANUFACTURER’S ANSWER

    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 tire manufactures to work within the...

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