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FIRESTONE AGRICULTURE BLOG

Find useful information on farming tyres: technical information, sales advices, stock management, how to choose and user guide…
Excess torque may lead to the tyre rotating on its rim
27 April 2022

What causes an agricultural tyre to rotate on the rim?

The rims are mechanically fixed to the axle by various bolts to the hub, at the centre of the wheel disc. However, this is not the case for the tyre, which is only held in place by the internal pressure on the bead applied against the rim seat. In these conditions it is possible in certain cases...
Wear at the centre of the tread caused by overinflation
17 February 2022

3 minutes to spot 10 abnormal wear points on my tractor tyres

Your tyres represent a major investment that you want to make last as long as possible. However, they are placed under considerable strain as a result of the work you do, the load, the type of ground or the environment which can rapidly have negative effects and lead to abnormal and premature wear....
5 keys to manage tractor tyre wear
28 August 2021

5 essential keys for better management of tractor tyre wear

Wear is generally the main reason for having to change your agricultural tyres, which represents a considerable cost for your farm. Just like all parts that wear, the speed at which your tyres deteriorate depends on their level of quality, but also and above all on your use of them: rare or...
How worn can your tractor tyres be before you need to change them
21 June 2021

How worn can your tractor tyres be before you need to change them

The natural reflex, in response to a legitimate desire to save money, is to choose to use your tyres until they are threadbare, keeping them as long as possible in order to delay the moment when you have to invest in a set of new tyres. It’s true that each farm has its own financial priorities...
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