BKT displayed its latest-generation flotation tire, the V-Flexa, at Agritechnica.
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Plowing Ahead: Farm Tire Manufacturers Roll Out New Products in Europe

Several farm tire manufacturers introduced new products — and in one company’s case, a new farm tire performance monitoring system — at last month’s Agritechnica event. The show, which took place in Hanover, Germany, billed itself as “the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery” and featured exhibitors from more than 50 countries.

Shawn Rasey says the large volume of bias construction tires in use prompted Continental to bring a bias product line under the General brand to the market.
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Coming in 2020: General Brand Bias OTR Tires

Continental Tire the Americas LLC plans to launch a bias line of General brand OTR tires in 2020. The extension will include an L5 series line, an E3 series line, and an E4 series line.

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The Low-Down on Load Speed Index

Uncertainty about ag tire load speed index continues to abound. A tire with too low of a load/speed index leads to overloading the tire, premature wear, accidents and spills. The best advice: "be real" about the machine's use to determine an accurate load index.

Hankook says the new wide-base AH32 (left) and DL12 offer wider contact patches enabling a higher tread volume enhancing fuel efficiency, safety and performance for regional and long-haul applications.
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Hankook Has 2 New Wide-Base Tires

Hankook Tire America Corp. has added a regional all-position tire and a long-haul drive position tire to its truck and bus radial (TBR) lineup. Both the AH32 and SmartWay-approved e3 Wide DL12 are wide-base tires.

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