December 14, 2012 — Trelleborg, one of the world’s leading developers, manufacturers and suppliers of tires and complete wheel systems for agriculture, announces the release of the “TLC – Trelleborg Load Calculator” for tablets, smartphones and PC, specifically adapted to meet the needs of the U.S. market. The application is a professional tool developed for farmers, contractors, as well as specialized tire and machinery dealers, to precisely calculate a tractor’s load per axle in order to determine the optimal tire pressure for specific operating conditions.
The TLC has been designed to be a smart and user-friendly tool to provide farming professionals with higher productivity and efficiency driven by the appropriate usage of inflation pressure for any application and machine configuration. In a few seconds of accessing the tool users can determine the best balance between load and inflation pressure for a specific farming operation, to make the most of the agricultural tire and maximize productivity.
“This tool was designed by Trelleborg to address the needs of modern farming,” says Andrea Masella, marketing manager Trelleborg Agri and Forestry tires in North America. “Thanks to the TLC, farmers, contractors, as well as specialized tire and equipment dealers will be able to precisely calculate the tractor’s load per axle for any machine configuration”.
A TLC “TLC – Trelleborg Load Calculator” is available to download free on the Apple Store or from the Trelleborg Wheel Systems website at http://www.trelleborg.com/en/wheelsystems/Technical-Information/Trelleborg-Load-Calculator/. This is the first app launched by Trelleborg for the agricultural industry and represents a strategic milestone in a new approach to serving farmers with mobile professional tools.