Your first thought is certainly that the tread is the main high-strain zone on your agricultural tyres because it is in direct contact with the ground, but this is not necessarily the case. In reality, the tread is certainly placed under a great deal of strain: traction, torque, wear, rubbing,

What are agricultural tyres’ high-strain zones?

Your first thought is certainly that the tread is the main high-strain zone on your agricultural tyres because it is in direct contact with the ground, but this is not necessarily the case. In reality, the tread is certainly placed under a great deal of strain: traction, torque, wear, rubbing, heating, and must also be cut-resistant depending on the type of soil… but it’s also the most resistant...

Farmer testimonials on Bridgestone agricultural tyres

When it comes to replacing the tyres on one of your agricultural machines, the choice of brand and model can make all the difference to your everyday activities. Bridgestone, renowned for its superior quality and advance technology, has allowed many farmers to transform the way they work. These farmer testimonials offer precious insight into the real impact on performance, durability and return...

Good agricultural tyre option choices when buying your new tractor

When you buy a new tractor, you make a choice that corresponds to your precise need. You consider power of course, but also whether your tractor is suited to your implements or the work you plan to carry out; you take into account tractor handling, comfort and all the options that could improve your yields. Tyres are one of the options that have an impact on just about every aspect, more or less...

Where does the economic interest in the VF agricultural tyre lie for equipment sharing cooperatives?

In the case of VF tyres, the economic benefit is hidden behind a high purchase price, but savings are made throughout the life of the tyre. It’s easy to have a low price for a discount tyre, but we all know that the real value of a piece of quality equipment becomes clear when it is put into use.

Imagine finishing work in each field quicker, using up less fuel, imagine saving time by avoiding...

How can you manage the rolling resistance in agricultural tyres better?

Efficient management of your tyres allows you to protect your profitability and take better care of your soil. Agricultural tyre rolling resistance is often underestimated, although it plays an important role in your tractor’s overall performance. This resistance is influenced by many factors such as tyre pressure, tyre size, the type of soil and its moisture content. It has a direct impact on...

Does improper lead invalidate your agricultural tyre warranty?

Given that improper lead can cause extremely rapid wear to your tractor tyres, you may rightly wonder whether this type of problem will be covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. The concept of mechanical lead is generally misunderstood and is linked to the varying rotation speeds of different sized tyres at the front and the rear on four-wheel drive tractors. You cannot consider that a correct...

Which agricultural tyre boosts the performance of your agricultural contracting company?

The quality of your equipment can make the difference in terms of the level of service offered by your agricultural contracting firm. Your machines and implements are directly concerned, but equipment such as tyres also have a role to play. Your choice of tyres is decisive as far as protecting your clients’ soil is concerned, as well as obtaining better traction and less slip. In terms of...

What is the best agricultural tyre for autonomous tractors?

Autonomous tractors represent advanced technologies, offering the promise of more precise and more productive farming. They are engineered to optimise agricultural operations, reducing costs and boosting efficiency. However, the full potential of these machines cannot be reached without paying special attention to their tyres, which are essential in adapting correctly to the different types of...

How agricultural tyre pressure affects your efficiency

Because it’s easier, many farmers choose to drive with the same pressure throughout the year, whatever the type of ground or work to be done. This easy compromise comes at a considerable cost for your farm, by reducing the wear life of your tyres by almost half, by slowing down your work rate in wet conditions and by compacting your soil, leading to a decrease in yields.It’s true that finding...

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