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Find useful information on farming tyres: technical information, sales advices, stock management, how to choose and user guide…
Storing my agricultural tyres outside will reduce their lifespan
16 November 2023

Winter period: advice on how to store my agricultural tyres

In the agricultural sector, the wear life of your equipment is essential, and tyres are no exception to this rule. This specific part of your machines’ equipment, if correctly maintained, can provide long lasting efficiency. The winter period however, which is often neglected, is of crucial...
Gauge to measure wear to my agricultural tyres
03 November 2023

How to detect and slow down wear to my agricultural tyres?

The efficiency of an agricultural tractor depends essentially on its tyres. How they perform is crucial in getting the job done optimally. However, tyres wear over time and with use. They have to cope with many demands and are placed under strain during your different campaigns or trips on the...
Vital technical points for agricultural tyres
17 October 2023

9 vital technical points in relation to agricultural tyres

While agricultural tyres may seem simple, their technicality and complexity go well beyond their physical appearance. They play an essential role in the performance of your tractor and can have a major impact in the event of problems. To ensure that you use your tyres efficiently, it is essential...
Choose your future agricultural tyres based on your activity
29 September 2023

7 key tips to help choose your future agricultural tyres better

Your tyres are the principal link between your agricultural machine and the ground. Depending on the tyre model that you have chosen and the quality of the tyre, it will influence the way in which engine power is transmitted to the ground. Choosing a tyre that is suited to your farm is therefore...
Hot repairs to a tractor tyre
19 September 2023

Hot or cold repairs for damage to my agricultural tyres

Repairing an agricultural tyre may be an economical solution which avoids a costly replacement tyre. However, you need to differentiate between the repair options available and only choose the most suitable solution to make sure that the repairs last over time. There is no point in makeshift cold...
Choosing agricultural tyres that are suited to your activity
06 September 2023

How to choose the most suitable agricultural tyres for your specific case

It’s true that all tyres look alike, encased in black rubber with a tread profile to grip the ground. Yet this simplistic vision does not take into account the research work carried out year after year by tyre manufacturers seeking to produce precision equipment. Each agricultural tyre has been...
Vineyard tyres to avoid soil compaction
18 August 2023

Vineyard tyres: why choose a tyre that is adapted to vine growing?

Vine growing is an extremely specific agricultural activity, due to the form of the crop, but also because of the type of soil or the steep sloping agricultural land. All these particularities make it necessary to have appropriate equipment to make certain that you don’t damage the vines with tyres...
Emergency agricultural tyre breakdown service following a puncture
31 July 2023

Emergency agricultural tyre breakdown service, what do you need to know?

A breakdown in your hangar, when you find a flat tyre in the early hours of the morning, is not at all the same situation as an emergency breakdown service for an agricultural tyre mid-operations in the field when you have a tight schedule and a full day’s work ahead. Certain breakdowns are...
Large-dimension harvest tyres for extensive soya farms in the state of Mato Gross in Brazil
18 July 2023

Why such an evolution in the size of harvest tyres?

During the past 15 years, there has been a major evolution in the size of harvest tyres. While the 650mm tyre size was the norm in the years 2000 to 2010, there is now a much higher demand for the 900 tyre size which offers real advantages and reflects a change in mentality and the size of modern...
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