BKT at Agritechnica


BKT started with the future at Agritechnica 2019 and deployed an entire fleet of tyres at its stand including both new products and established best sellers.

New Products on Show

First of all, there was V-FLEXA, a latest-generation flotation product featuring VF (Very High Flexion) technology, which enables the transport of heavy loads with an inflation pressure that is 30% less than that of a standard tyre of the same size. This tyre combines VF technology with a tread equipped with steel belts conferring greater resistance to the carcass and therefore to impacts. V-FLEXA has three additional steel-belted layers of HD (Heavy Duty) steel and features a super-resistant sidewall for further improved performance. The extra-large contact area allows a perfect load distribution being extremely gentle to the soil wherever necessary, avoiding hence its compaction and preserving the value of the crops. V-FLEXA was displayed in size VF 600/55 R 26.5.

Also on display was the 600/50 R 22.5 version of the brand new FL 633 PERFORMA, specifically engineered for agro trucks. It is an innovative solution that enhances both tractor and truck performance features to meet the special needs of modern farming. Thanks to its ultra-resistant structure, extraordinary load capacity, and excellent durability, FL 633 PERFORMA marks the future of flotation tyres that are perfect for multiple activities in the fields and even for travel on highways reaching up to 100 km/h.

Last but not least, also on display was the RIDEMAX FL 699 in size 24 R 20.5. This tyre is claimed to be perfect for road applications with trailers and tank trucks thanks to the reinforced bead that ensures better stability even at high speeds. It also ensures an extraordinarily comfortable ride providing safety and driving control. Although designed for a 90% on-the-road usage, the tyre also ensures excellent performance in the fields. It has been designed with a particular focus on load capacity to decrease the number of transport cycles. Other distinctive and winning features of RIDEMAX FL 699 are its high mileage and long durability.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Commercial Tyre Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyre & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

Email: commercialtyrebusiness@btconnect.com

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