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

Tractor tyre expert

Tractor tyre expert

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...

When can you carry out cold repairs on tractor tyres?

Sometimes your tractor tyres can be repaired, but not systematically and for certain damages replacement is inevitable. Cold repairs are the cheapest solution and the quickest, yet you cannot systematically choose this option with the idea of saving money, because in certain cases repairs necessitate a patch and hot vulcanisation requiring more equipment and a higher cost whilst in other...

What materials guarantee the quality of your tractor tyres

Agricultural tyres generally appear quite similar irrespective of the brand, which makes it relatively difficult to spot the difference visually between top quality tyres and discount tyres. The price therefore wrongly becomes a differentiating element, as you may get the impression that you are paying for the brand rather than for the tyre, like for certain consumer goods. Yet there is a...

Harvesting campaign: how to obtain a better bonus load?

All through the year we spend our time preserving the soil through a light soil preparation, optimising passages for seeding and the protection of crops by using low pressure tyres for the tractor, then the harvesting season comes along and we arrive with a combine harvester weighing 37,600 kilos with tyres inflated to 4 bar, with the intention of breaking the speed record to cover the entire...

Problems linked to mounting and demounting tractor tyres

Changing a tractor tyre is always a tricky, technical operation, not especially complex, but problematic due to the weight and size of the tyres. Having the right tools is vital, which is why it is often simpler to turn to professional tyre fitters who carry out this task on a daily basis. They will know how to avoid all the traps linked to mounting, which can result in a tyre that is unfit...

Full explanations on the manufacture of agricultural tyres

It’s when it comes to renewing your tractor tyres that you are faced with the choice between a discount tyre and a quality tyre. The price is generally a reflection of the level of quality of the materials used. Choosing a top-of-the-range model will allow you to work with heavy loads and increase your productivity, at very low inflation pressure to preserve your soil for much longer periods,...

Repairing tractor tyres: the techniques for each situation

Repairing the tyre is obviously an economic and logical solution for punctures and may also be a solution for more serious damages. There are different types of hot or cold repairs which correspond to very precise damages. However, you must bear in mind that in certain cases repairing the tyre is not the solution, because the repair will not last long and your tractor will be immobilised...

Are my agricultural tyres suitable for use on the road?

As opposed to car or motorbike tyres, agricultural tyres, by definition, are not meant for the road. In reality, however, the time spent by tractors on the road is constantly on the rise due to the increasing distance between plots of land.

At the design stage, the priority for a tractor tyre is often a question of traction capacity on soft soil, which explains the height and width of the...

Your tractor tyres play a key role for braking safely

Of all your tractor’s safety devices, the overall braking system is the most important one. And contrary to popular belief, it is not made up only of discs, pads or vacuum servo. Also your tractor tyres are essential to obtain the best possible adhesion and transmit maximum braking power to the ground. There is no point deciding to install a new braking system if your tractor tyres are too...

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