For agricultural contracting companies, investing more in tractors to obtain more efficient machines is a particularly profitable choice, especially if you have a large fleet. Equipping your vehicles with tyre inflation systems is clearly a way of making real savings, but it also helps to build

Agricultural contracting companies: why to invest in a tire inflation system

For agricultural contracting companies, investing more in tractors to obtain more efficient machines is a particularly profitable choice, especially if you have a large fleet. Equipping your vehicles with tyre inflation systems is clearly a way of making real savings, but it also helps to build customer loyalty. The main argument is soil preservation on your clients’ land together with...

What is the right inflation pressure for any tractor tyre

Unlike a car, a tractor is a multi-purpose vehicle which can carry or pull much more than its own weight, over all types of terrain. These demands are managed by your tyres and the disparity between these demands is the reason why it is important to always have the right pressure settings, to make your equipment last over time.Carrying out pressure adjustments may seem insignificant, but for...

How do my tractor tyres impact my vineyards?

Wine growing is no exception when it comes to excessive soil compaction hindering the root development of crops, whether we’re talking about vine stocks or wheat, the same causes produce the same effects. While it’s true that winegrowing tractors tend to be much lighter than crop tractors, inter-row driving means that the tyres are very close to the vines and the soil compaction is more a...

How to maximise traction with my tractor tyres

Not all your engine power is directed into carrying out your work. Part of this power is used to operate your tractor and another part is lost due to incorrect settings or failure to optimise your equipment. The power dedicated to traction varies from 30 to 62% depending on your choices, your settings, your equipment or your implements. You can easily boost the productivity of your tractor...

The best agricultural tyres for agricultural contracting companies

The management of agricultural tyre costs cannot be the same for agricultural contracting firms as for farmers, because the number of tyres is much higher, the number of hours’ work for each tractor is much higher and the number of kilometres to drive by road to reach the clients’ farms is incomparable. An investment in top-of-the-range tyres makes much more sense, even though it is always...

Which agricultural tyres are most suitable for working on sloping land

Not all land is as easy to farm as large agricultural plains. A lot of sloping land could easily be used for production purposes if you know how to adapt your agricultural machinery for work on a steep incline. To avoid the increased risk of your tractor overturning or excess wear to mechanical parts, it is absolutely necessary to prepare properly and adapt your equipment.

What type of agricultural tyre maintenance increases their lifespan

You have got used to changing your tractor oil, checking oil levels, regularly lubricating the pins and axles, the hydraulic tool accessories…. However, maintenance should not be limited to the mechanical aspects of your agricultural machinery and taking good care of your tyres requires little time and can increase their lifespan by thousands of hours, boost your vehicle’s traction capacity...

5 problems on the bead of an agricultural tyre which mean it has to be replaced

When it comes to replacing tyres, we tend to think first about wear to the tread or the lugs, but less often about whether the tyre has incurred any damages on other parts which are just as important. The tyre bead is one of these parts because it plays a major role, ensuring that the tyre is airtight on the rim. Although this zone is particularly well reinforced, with its steel ply which...

Which agricultural tyre configuration is suited to each use

There is a simple reason why manufacturers produce different tyre models. It’s not for the pleasure of creating a tyre size catalogue, but actually because there are very different kinds of strain imposed on your tyres depending on what you use them for. You know that to do a good job you need to be well equipped, and for your tyres this principle is very pertinent because, if you go beyond...

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