BKT Tire Line-Up Delivering Solid Soil Tillage Operations Performance

BKT Agrimax
BKT Agrimax Force
BKT has specifically developed ranges for soil tillage operations, i.e. tyres designed to equip latest-generation tractors that make it possible to quickly transport very heavy loads, offering a tangible contribution to the farmer’s work and optimizing the productivity of the farm.

Soil that is hard-packed and compacted because of wheeled equipment loses a great deal of its fertility. Yet, this is precisely the situation that farmers must deal with. Agrimax Force counters this by combining flexibility, efficiency and productivity, since it possesses all the ideal characteristics for equipping high-power tractors, floating on the soil. Availing itself of the IF technology, which has been further developed by BKT, Agrimax Force works at low inflation pressures, thus reducing the phenomenon of soil compaction. The tyre is available in no less than thirteen different sizes.

Optimizing soil tillage for cultivation purposes is now possible thanks to Agrimax Fortis, available in seven different sizes, improves soil performance, ensuring the utmost comfort even while carrying heavy loads.

Another range being part of this product family is the Agrimax RT 855 available in fourty-four different sizes. It is a tyre known for its driving comfort, best traction and self-cleaning features, in addition to fast transfer from field to road. High load capacity and good flotation on the soil complete the distinctive features of this tyre, meaning its perfect for preserving crop productivity.

The Agrimax RT 765 is designed for tractors engaged in heavy-duty operations, thanks to it resistance against cuts and wear. The highest efficiency combined with decent traction and minimum soil compaction for maximum gentleness with the crops. The tyre can be purchased in thirty-four sizes. The RT 857 which comes in 8 sizes, is another option for this operation with polyester belts, a strong casing along with a special tread compound tries to minimize the danger of punctures, cuts and stubbles. This is necessary when tilling the soil to prepare it for future crop cultivation.

Another product suitable for this operation from the Agrimax range is the RT 657. Coming in twenty-two different sizes, it is characterised by Comfort, strong grip and resistance are the main strengths of this product. Suited for working in the field as well as for road transport, this tyre is made of a special compound, so that the tractor can travel long distances in addition to saving significantly in terms of operating costs.

Not to forget the RIB 713 tyre, specifically designed to reduce soil compaction and resist punctures. It is available in two sizes, IF 240/80 R 15 and IF 280/70 R 15, both featuring IF technology, which allows a lower inflation pressure, load being equal, compared to a standard tire with the same size. This combined with a larger footprint, ensures uniform weight distribution on the ground, delivering a tyre with outstanding flotation properties. Its steel-belted structure improves the puncture resistance and provides increased protection against damage caused by stubbles present on the ground. Lastly, RIB 713 is classified with a “D” speed rating, and can reach a maximum road speed of 65 km/h (40 mph), for quick transfers from one field to the next.

Last, but not least, AW 711, a tyre designed for agricultural implements. Resistant, long-lasting and very productive, it ensures great fuel economy turning into significant increases in company profits. BKT is currently offering the AW 711 tyre in five different sizes.

About the author

Richard Wilson is the deputy editor for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. Richard has worked on/off from the age of 16 for the company and whilst gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Business Studies at Coventry University, he developed his writing skills at the University paper and more recently writing his own independent blog.

Contact: richardjwilson@btconnect.com

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