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

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...

11 keys for knowing everything about agricultural tyre pressure

Contrary to common belief, adjusting the pressure in your agricultural tyres is an essential point, which can have a significant impact on how well your tyre equipment works and therefore, more generally, on the profitability of your farm. Incorrect pressure settings can lead to premature tyre wear, excessive fuel consumption and a drop in productivity. In the long run, these factors can turn...

Opt for a harvest campaign with low-pressure tyres

Numerous studies have shown a loss of yield linked to excessive soil compaction ranging from 20% to 50% in the most extreme cases. If you think about it, which machines have the most impact on the soil in your fields? Obviously, it’s the harvesting machines. Which machines operate with high pressure in their tyres and the heaviest loads? Obviously, it’s the harvesting machines. A loaded...

Can you go beyond the recommended pressure for your tractor tyres?

Even if it’s not really recommended, there are several situations in which it may be interesting to increase the pressure in your tractor tyres beyond their limit, to manage operations better or protect your tyres against a load that is too heavy. This could allow you to work with heavier implements, to work with a front loader or on sloping land in dry conditions, or even to reduce the number...

Tank Air Wheel rims, to inflate tyres in 1 minute

What is the best way to preserve your soil? The latest wheel technology combined with the highest technical level of VF agricultural tyres takes us one step further on the path towards soil preservation, obtaining a fuel reduction of up to 20% and reducing wear to your tyres. This innovation allows you to increase pressure by 1 bar simultaneously in all 4 wheels in less than a minute, without...

Understanding your tractor tyres’ pressure -load -speed link

It is easy to understand that you need to increase the inflation pressure in your tyres to compensate for the weight of the implements, but it’s harder to comprehend the real impact of speed in connection with load or pressure. Yet these three factors are indissociable, involving settings on three levels to obtain the most from your tyres. The link between the three is often misunderstood, but...

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 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...

7 advantages of low-pressure tyres compared to normal tyres

If you have to change your tractor tyres, you will be faced with the problem of choice. There are so many options and different brands available that this choice is often a real headache. You may well tell yourself that the simplest thing to do is to take the same tyres as last time, to make your life easy. However, you now have a real opportunity to improve your tractor’s capacities. This...

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