Performing an audit of your fleet assets is a good opportunity to review the compatibility of your agricultural machines with all your available implements. We often associate a tractor and the implement purchased at the same time with a specific work objective. But it may be astute to reconsider

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...

Farming tyres, pressure monitoring or full Central Tyre Inflation System CTIS

It may well seem easier to choose a mid-range pressure at 1.2 bar which can be acceptable for road transport and acceptable for field work. Choosing to compromise with this in-between solution would have terrible consequences on your profitability, although you may not be aware of it. On the road, you consume more fuel and your tyres wear out more quickly. In the fields, you spin more, the soil...

How to get rid of the tractor tyre pressure adjustment step

You certainly think that this problem does not arise, because you do not currently take the time to change the pressure between the road and the fields, often due to lack of time and because this operation seems secondary to you compared to the urgency of the work that you are going to do.

Yet the financial consequences of the failure to adapt your tyre pressure between different types of...

12 tips to better manage the pressure of your agricultural tyres

Simply by adjusting the pressure of your agricultural tyres before using your tractor, you can avoid many inconveniences. On road surfaces, under inflating your tyres will accelerate wear to the tyre rubber, while over inflating may lead to accidents while driving fast and encourage the development of ruts and soil compaction in your fields.

By checking your tyre pressure regularly, you can...

Pressure: it’s the volume of air in the tractor tyre that counts

You must always bear in mind that the only link between your machine (its power, its weight) and the ground, is your tyre. That is why this part of the equipment, which is essential to work successfully, is so important.

The mass borne by your tractor tyres depends essentially on the quantity of air contained in each tyre, so either you force compressible air into the tyre or you increase the...

How can I be sure that my agricultural tyres are always at the right pressure

Managing your tyre pressure is a daily constraint and regrettably a lot of us don’t take the time to make the necessary adjustments, preferring to use an intermediate pressure level which can adapt to all situations and all soil types. This is unfortunately the most expensive option.

Yes, you’ll save a few minutes per day, but as a result...

How much does it cost you not to adjust the pressure of your agricultural tyres

A lot of people consider that adjusting the pressure of agricultural tyres is not important in the management of your farm, and that you have other, more urgent things to take care of everyday. And it’s true that this task takes time, requires materials and is very repetitive, in short it adds a task that you may be tempted to avoid by using a intermediate pressure that works on the road and in...

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