Hybrid is a word that has gained prominence as these types of vehicles penetrate the car parc, along with EVs. But, what does a hybrid tire mean for the agricultural industry? BKT’s Alexa Moeller explains in this video from BKT’s Growing Together Center. More: BKT Works to Create Sustainable Future In the ag world, a
Driving a three-ton piece of agricultural machinery in the fields is one thing; doing the same on slopes is quite a different matter. We’re not just talking about the operational difficulties and mechanical effort it takes; it’s more about the driver’s safety. The risk of rollovers or accidents in certain situations is very high. For
A tire can suffer punctures and tears in traversing a field after harvest where the toughest stalks – or stubble – can represent a real problem. For this, there is one solution: use compounds and structural solutions to make the tire more resistant. Immediately after the harvest and during dry-plowing are the conditions with the
The first in-person event for many since the pandemic, the Tire Industry Association‘s 2022 OTR Conference saw a year of record attendance at this year’s event in Destin, Florida. In its 67th year, the OTR Conference mixed educational sessions and fun with industry peers as attendees were able to gain a deeper understanding of the
BKT has developed specific tires to face the entire winter season – solutions designed not only to deal with muddy or snowy surfaces but also to provide maximum performance in normal conditions on dry soil, satisfying the different technical requirements depending on the surface and conditions of use. Both the tread and the compound have
BKT’s philosophy is always the same: there is a perfect tire for every situation. This also applies to muddy terrain. That’s why BKT tires that run in the mud have been specifically designed for overcoming various challenges. Those include traction on “sagging” soil, where grip is not uniform and the tire must self-clean quickly as
BKT has entered into a partnership with an Indian cricket league, Sankar Cement Tamil Nadu Twenty20 Premier League (TNPL) to plant 500 trees in the Tamil Nadu region each time a batsman hits a BKT-branded mark.
In its first quarter FY 2019-2020 earnings report, the India-based tiremaker cited “difficult macroeconomics” and “volatile climate conditions” as reasons for putting its plans for a U.S. manufacturing facility on hold.
BKT debuted the new 12.00 R 24-size of the Earthmax SR 423 tire at this year’s Automechanika in Dubai.
Before tilling, planting and spraying begins, there are many things that can be done to minimize equipment problems and downtime in the spring to ensure maximum performance.
BKT Tires is exhibiting the new size of Agrimax Force, IF 750/75 R 46 as a world preview at the 2019 SIMA show in Paris, Hall 5A – J026.
Several manufacturers of off-the-road tires shared their company’s plans for 2019 as well as where they see the OTR market headed at the Tire Industry Association’s 2019 OTR Conference at the Saddlebrook Resort outside Tampa, Florida.