James Tuschner has spent 25 years in the tire industry, primarily focused on the agricultural and specialty tire markets. His experience includes time spent at Alliance Tire Americas Inc. (first as director of marketing, then as director of business development) and Denman Tire Corp. He started www.agtiretalk.com in 2016.
With the high center of gravity of high clearance sprayers, operators tend to feel more roll and sway of the vehicle compared to a tractor. This feeling is amplified when narrow tires are installed and the vehicle is transported down the road with half a tank of liquid.
Do you foresee variable air pressure systems becoming popular on U.S. ag equipment, how is tire performance affected, and what yield, traction and transport benefits can grower expect to receive? See how various industry leaders answered this question.
You could spend hours comparing each and every aspect of every tire company’s warranty policy. Stubble, Field Hazard, Workmanship and Materials along with the length of the warranty, and how it applies with respect to how the amount of credit is determined based on years of service or wear are all factors to consider.
This Q&A originally appeared in AG Tire Talk to provide answers that farm equipment dealers have about farm tire technology. This series features a trending question followed by an abridged version of the answers.
Cyclic Field Operation or CFO designation applies to IF tires. Per the Tire and Rim Assn., the cyclic service is intended for use on a vehicle with a minimal requirement for torque transmission and with appreciable total weight fluctuations, like those on grain carts, combine and air seeders which are repeatedly filled up and emptied.
Kyle Mensen, lead test engineer with Raven Industries on the DOT project, talks with Farm Equipment editors at the Farm Progress Show 2020 Media Day in Boone, Iowa, and shows off the capabilities and ease-of-use found on the new DOT platform.
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