The debate continues whether tracks or tires are better in the field. There are advocates on both sides. But the experts agree there's not a one-size-fits-all answer, and tire dealers need to know how to guide their farm customers to making the best solution.
Farm tire experts outline the benefits of variable air pressure systems (aka central tire inflation systems) on U.S. agricultural equipment. But there's one big hindrance for customers: the cost.
Alliance Tire Americas Inc. will debut a radial flotation tire for manure carts, tanks and feed trucks that need a combination of high flotation and high-speed road performance.
Alliance Tire Americas Inc. (ATA) has created a series of videos with brief, easy-to-understand explanations of tire science and how-to help for machinery owners and operators in the field. The first series of videos focuses primarily on the farm tire segment.
Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has put a special focus on soil compaction with its newest very high flexion tire, and this one is built for implements.
Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is featuring high-performance VF (very high flexion) sprayer tires and a new IF (increased flexion) radial implement tire at the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill., Aug. 29-31.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems has named James Crouch as its new original equipment manufacturers (OEM) manager for agricultural and forestry tires in North America.
Michelin North America Inc. has introduced a Very High Flexion tire designed expressly for large combines and grain carts. The VF520/85R42 CFO 177A8 CerexBib tire is intended for a farmer's heaviest harvesting equipment.
Michelin North America Inc. says lower-pressure tires can reduce soil compaction caused by larger and heavier farming equipment.
Michelin North America Inc. is introducing a lineup of tire tubes for agricultural, implement and compact line equipment. Michelin Tubes, designed to fit all tires, are made of 100 percent butyl rubber in a seamless design that can prevent splitting or puncture after installation.
Michelin North America Inc. is adding hard surface radial tires to its lineup of products designed for users of compact loaders and telescopic equipment. The Michelin Bibload Hard Surface tires are now on sale at tire dealers throughout North America.