To win more customers you have to offer more than what a farmer can do alone, provide better quality, quick service, in short, a highly professional service. You know that the difference can easily be made by the quality of your equipment; with machines that are more recent and more powerful than

Agricultural contractors: improving quality of service with an adapted agricultural tyre

To win more customers you have to offer more than what a farmer can do alone, provide better quality, quick service, in short, a highly professional service. You know that the difference can easily be made by the quality of your equipment; with machines that are more recent and more powerful than average you will be able to draw wider implements and complete more operations in less time. Tyres...

What are the 4 top stress factors for your agricultural tyres?

Having powerful and sophisticated tractors, or high-capacity implements is not enough to really develop your productivity if you do not take into account the tyres which have an intermediary role between the machine and the ground, and allow you to make the most of your engine power. The tyre plays an essential role in the tractor’s overall efficiency and you must consider its capacities based...

Which agricultural tyre technology to choose? Standard, IF or VF?

The tyre is an essential part of your machine, which transmits engine power to the ground. When it comes to renewing your tyres, it’s always important to consider the choice of tyre technology. This choice depends on how you use your tractor, with it being crucial to distinguish between a tractor used for regular field crop operations in the fields and a tractor which is used in the farmyard or...

Changing agricultural tyre series: how does it work?

When you replace your agricultural tyres, you have the opportunity of boosting your tractor’s capacities at a minimum cost. Changing tyre size effectively allows you to increase the load capacity considerably without increasing inflation pressure, to improve your traction capacity and reduce soil compaction while continuing to work with heavy implements. Swapping tyre series for larger tyres,...

Agricultural tyre evolution, what impact on my farm?

Tyres have continued to evolve constantly since the invention of the agricultural tyre by Harvey Firestone in 1930, the tyre having never ceased to adapt to serve the needs of farmers better. Over long periods of time, trends take shape which make it possible to define exactly what works best and what allows you to really improve productivity and yields. This kind of information lets you know...

How do you ensure that your tractor tyres have a good self-cleaning capacity?

In wet conditions, work in the fields can easily become problematic when you don’t have the self-cleaning capacity of your tractor tyres or implements under tight control. Slip effectively always begins with too much earth accumulating between the tyre lugs without you really knowing why. Yet when you start to slip, working gets complicated, the tyres seal over the soil, there is loss of...

What is the maximum load that your tractor tyres can carry?

It’s true that it’s quicker to opt for average inflation pressure, irrespective of the load linked to your implements or trailers. However, how can you be sure that you won’t overload your tractor tyres with implements that are too heavy, running the risk of the tyres wearing more rapidly, or worse still, causing damages which could result in the tyres having to be replaced? Careful load...

Duals or low-pressure agricultural tyres: which to choose?

You work with very powerful machines equipped with heavy implements and you would like to improve your productivity while preserving your soil from compaction, to guarantee future yields. With standard tyres you are obliged to increase tyre inflation considerably to compensate for load, making these tyres incompatible with your soil preservation objectives. You have two remaining options,...

Does unsuitable inflation pressure accelerate wear to my agricultural tyres?

Wear is certainly one of the main problems faced by your agricultural tyres, because obviously if this wear is rapid, you will be forced to buy new tyres, leading to increasingly high costs. Daily pressure adjustments, pressure checks based on load or adapting pressure to take account of the surface on which you travel may appear to be very secondary tasks, which are often considered optional...

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