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...

Meyer HFX2800 Silage Trailer with Massive 710 Cross Section Flotation

710 & 800 cross section tires have been common high horsepower tractor fitments for several years….but now evolution has brought these same wide profiles in low aspect ratios to the high capacity silage trailer! Check out how New Age Radial Flotation Tires ad value and improve performance on...

Grain Cart & Wagon TIRE TRENDS

First, let’s make sure we have the equipment straight! GRAIN WAGON or Gravity Wagon is used to transport grain from FIELD EDGE to grain elevator or bin on farmer’s property. Grain Wagons are used primarily OFF FIELD. GRAIN CART is used to transport grain from ALL OVER FIELD to Tractor Trailer. ...

IF VF Ag Tire Explanation

What is an IF & VF Ag Tire and how can it effect yield?   Definitions IF is abbreviation for Increased Flexion. Tire can carry 20% more load than standard tire at same air pressure. VF is the abbreviation for Very High Flexion. Tire can carry 40% more load than standard tire at same air pressure....

Flat Plate & Flotation

What is a flat plate measurement and how does it affect flotation, traction, and yield?   Flat Plate describes the contact patch or footprint in square inches of AG Tire, as shown below: As discussed in “Better Yield” post, larger flat plate is important as increased flotation and larger...

Implement Tire Trends

What is going on with Implement Ag Tires?  Topic of discussion is changing I-1 Free rolling multi-rib tire that is used on variety of towed implements.   Old vs. New For decades the Bias Ply constructed 9.5L-15, 11L-15 and 12.5L-15 I-1 tires were staples of the market. If you wanted something more than...

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