tyres

Machinery Focus: Goodyear finds alternative to oil-based rubber

Machinery Focus: Goodyear finds alternative to oil-based rubber

Tyres are made of rubber and rubber comes from trees, and so it might be thought that they are one...

May 14, 2022

Michelin’s self-propelled sprayer tyres work down to 10psi

Michelin’s self-propelled sprayer tyres work down to 10psi

Self-propelled sprayers are still an important segment of the machinery market and they will require tyres specifically designed for their...

May 9, 2022

Dual wheels to make a comeback?

Dual wheels to make a comeback?

Dual wheels were, at one time, all the rage with tillage farmers, as the appreciation grew that the increasing weight...

April 29, 2022

Trelleborg backs out of tyre production

Trelleborg backs out of tyre production

Trelleborg, a company synonymous with specialist agricultural tyres as well as standard tractor rubber, has decided to remove itself from...

March 28, 2022

Michelin spreads its range of VF trailer tyres

Michelin spreads its range of VF trailer tyres

Michelin is adding further to its range of tyres which feature very high flexion (VF) properties. The latest TrailXBib tyres...

June 24, 2021

Michelin extends range of ‘improved flexion’ row crop tyres

Michelin extends range of ‘improved flexion’ row crop tyres

Michelin has expanded the number of fitments available in its Agribib row crop range available with flexion technology. This brings...

June 16, 2021

HGV drivers reminded to check tyres following latest legislation change

HGV drivers reminded to check tyres following latest legislation change

The Countryside Alliance is encouraging owners of HGVs – including horseboxes and livestock carriers – to check their tyres following...

February 11, 2021

New ‘intelligent tyres’ from Continental fitted to a sprayer for the first time

New ‘intelligent tyres’ from Continental fitted to a sprayer for the first time

New pressure and heat sensing tyres have been fitted to a sprayer for the first time in the UK. The...

November 29, 2020

‘Everything you need to know about agri tyre repairs’

‘Everything you need to know about agri tyre repairs’

Specifically aimed at farmers and agricultural contractors, Michelin has produced a free downloadable guide entitled ‘What You Need to Know About...

June 21, 2017

Just what tyre do you fit to a tractor of this stature?

Just what tyre do you fit to a tractor of this stature?

Michelin Tyres has recently fitted its largest set of agricultural tyres – the AxioBib IF 900/65 R46 – onto an...

April 28, 2017

Tyre dealer in the west awarded Michelin Exelagri dealer status

Tyre dealer in the west awarded Michelin Exelagri dealer status

Co. Galway dealer Kevin Burke Tyres has been awarded Michelin Exelagri dealer status for its agricultural tyre business. Based in Athenry,...

February 14, 2017

5 tyre checks farmers should complete this winter

5 tyre checks farmers should complete this winter

Farmers and contractors keen to get their 2017 season off to a successful start are advised by tyre maker Michelin...

October 13, 2016

Michelin unveils new Cargoxbib heavy duty tyre

Michelin unveils new Cargoxbib heavy duty tyre

Michelin has unveiled its new Cargoxbib heavy duty tyre which is aimed at farmers looking for reliability and stability while...

September 20, 2015

Michelin’s tyre pressure app now available on iPhone and iPad

Michelin’s tyre pressure app now available on iPhone and iPad

Michelin’s free agricultural tyre pressure calculator app is now compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. It says that this...

August 29, 2015

10 tips to ensure your tyres are in tip-top shape before harvest

10 tips to ensure your tyres are in tip-top shape before harvest

Leaving machinery checks until the last minute before doing a job on the farm can result in unexpected machine downtime,...

June 27, 2015

‘Farmers could save hundreds in fuel costs by choosing the right tyres’

‘Farmers could save hundreds in fuel costs by choosing the right tyres’

Farmers could save hundreds of euros in fuel costs every time they drill a field, a new UK trial by tyre...

March 7, 2015