Performing an audit of your fleet assets is a good opportunity to review the compatibility of your agricultural machines with all your available implements. We often associate a tractor and the implement purchased at the same time with a specific work objective. But it may be astute to reconsider

Fleet audit: what is the main benefit of agricultural tyres?

Performing an audit of your fleet assets is a good opportunity to review the compatibility of your agricultural machines with all your available implements. We often associate a tractor and the implement purchased at the same time with a specific work objective. But it may be astute to reconsider whether your equipment is really a good match and make the choice to adapt certain combinations, by...

What is the impact of implement settings on tractor tyres?

If you notice unusual tractor tyre wear, this may be an indication of a problem with your implement settings. After having checked air pressure and tractor tyre alignment, if everything seems in order, the problem may be linked to your tooling, so you should check your implement settings in relation to your tractor. To avoid this type of problem, you must always respect the overall coherence...

Which agricultural tyre makes it possible to avoid coming off the rim at low pressure?

Preserving your soil by avoiding excess compaction is a good strategy to secure future yields. To prevent compaction you know that you should work at low pressure, and having referred to the manufacturer recommendations you see that you can reduce the inflation pressure in your standard tyres. However, working at low pressure means that there are more rules to follow so that you do not transform...

Why don’t my agricultural tyres last long enough?

Changing a set of tyres represents a significant investment, so you are entitled to wonder why your tyres do not last as many hours as you expected. It is quite easy to make a critical judgement on the brand of tyre, considering that it’s a question of product quality. However, the number of hours that tyres can last depends on production quality of course, but more often it is a question of the...

The keys to working at very low pressure with your agricultural tyres

While certain factors such as the climate or the weight of your tractor are beyond your control, soil preservation on the other hand is something you can more or less manage, if you decide to work at low pressure. This is a good way of improving your yields.However, to do this you will need to take into account certain limits which are linked to the characteristics of your tyres. As the main...

What impact does stubble have on my tractor tyre wear?

There are numerous elements that are likely to cause wear to your tractor tyres or puncture them. Stubble from certain crops may easily wear, damage or puncture your tyres during harvesting or stubble ploughing. This is not a systematic problem but rather a frequent problem for which there are simple solutions that you can adopt to avoid breakdowns. Corn stubble, for example, can cause major...

The advantages of a good agricultural tyre in wine and fruit growing activities

Even if vines or fruit trees in the orchard have deep roots, there is also a large part of their root system which is close to the surface to capture the moisture or micronutrients present in the arable layer of the soil which is much richer than the lower layers. The repeated circulation of agricultural machinery over the same spot over several years will compact the soil, block root...

Why should you check your harvesting tyres before the start of the harvest?

Did you know that that most incidents involving harvesting tyres occur at the very beginning of the season and that the issues arising are generally the consequences of a problem encountered during the previous season? A minor impact to the sidewall, improper storage during the winter, driving with an excess load during the preceding harvest often lead to weak points which could result in the...

VF agricultural tyres versus tracks: Pros and cons

There is a rising number of tractors or harvesters that are equipped with tracks, so it is natural to wonder whether it would be wise to opt for this type of equipment which has many benefits if you work with powerful machines and very large implements. However, technological advancements in the field of tyre manufacturing also make it possible to work with powerful machinery and it’s quite...

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