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...

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 your tire pressure! When your New...

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...

Variable Inflation System Tire Performance Impact: Tire Manufacturer’s ANSWER

Michelin Ag David Graden: Operational Market Manager – Agriculture Variable air pressure systems allow a machine operator to adjust tire inflation with the simple touch of a button to optimize operational efficiency between field and road based upon preset parameters.  This type of system will...

BKT & Alliance on Degelman Pro-Till 40

Degelman Pro-Till 40 is designed to perform tillage work FAST & with ONE PASS. How can the Pro-Till 40 perform field cultivation at rate of 70 acres per hour, finishing with seedbed quality finish?  Tires!   BKT FL630 Plus 600/50R22.5 SHOWN LEFT provides deep wide spaces between tread blocks to...

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. ...

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