The New Nokian TR Forest 2 Tyre Offers Forest-Proven Strength and Stability for Light and Medium Weight Forestry Tractors

Nokian TR Forest 2 Tyre

Not all quality tyres are made for the biggest and most powerful tractors. For many years, the Nokian TR Forest tyre with its comprehensive size range has been a proven, reliable choice for light and medium weight forestry tractors. Now the tyre has been renewed with new features – without losing any of the properties that made it a classic for tough forestry work.  

Introducing the New Nokian TR Forest 2 Tractor Tyre 

The Nokian TR Forest 2 tractor tyre combines decades of forestry experience with the latest tyre technology, offering good value for light and medium-weight tractors in forestry, landscaping and light mulching work. 

“In many countries, forestry tractors have a significant role in forwarding and forest ground maintenance work”, says Teemu Vainionpää, Product Manager at Nokian Tyres. “The new Nokian TR Forest 2 tyre is designed to work in the challenging terrain, helping users to get the most out of their machinery.” 

The legacy of Nokian TR Forest tyres goes back a long time. “It has offered trouble-free performance in though application demands”, says Teemu Vainionpää. “People are really relying on it, and they have trust that it doesn’t let them down in the rocky terrain with tree stumps and branches.” 

The Nokian TR Forest 2 tractor tyre builds on this proven functionality, adding a modern styling and current features. “The tread pattern has been updated with many new features such as optimised edges, traction boosters and flow guides”, lists Teemu Vainionpää, “and if I may add, it looks a lot cooler”, he says grinning. 

One of the main focus areas in developing the new Nokian TR Forest 2 tractor tyre has been its cut and crack resistance and puncture protection. “The thick layer of rubber compound made for forestry use offers a good protection”, says Vainionpää. “There is also a special shoulder armor design that protects the shoulder area from damage.” 

Another important feature is the strength of the modern bias structure tyre carcass that incorporates puncture-resisting reinforcements under the tread. Combined, these features make the overall tyre construction very strong for high-class puncture resistance. 

 “For effective puncture resistance, the key is to have all the components in tyre construction working together", Teemu Vainionpää says. “Rather than just a single protective element, the puncture resistance is a result of tyre’s protection level and its ability to take hits from outer obstacles." 

Tyre stability is a desirable feature making work more accurate, comfortable and safer. “The bias structure of the Nokian TR Forest 2 tractor tyre has excellent shock and swing absorbing characteristics”, says Vainionpää. “This results in steady performance in several different types of tractor work.” 

Versatile use of tractors is essential in forestry work. From wood forwarding to crushing, form light mulching to maintenance of forest terrain – reliable tyres help the tractor perform its best. 

“Our expertise in forestry tyres, combined with the modern bias technology and materials, has taken our products to the next level”, Vainionpää sums it up. “We have listened to the user needs and added more useful features to a classic tyre, improving its value further."

Sizes and Availability 

The Nokian TR Forest 2 tractor tyre will be available in a comprehensive range of 12 sizes across the following dates: 

November 2021 

460/85-34 (18,4-34)            
380/85-24 (14,9-24) 
420/85-34 (16,9-34)            
340/85-24 (13,6-24)            
320/85-24 (12,4-24)  

December 2021 

340/85-28 (13,6-28)           
420/85-30 (16,9-30)           
520/85-38 (20,8-38)           
460/85-38 (18,4-38)           
420/85-28 (16,9-28)           
380/85-28 (14,9-28)            

February 2022 

420/85-38 (16.9-38) 

About the author

Charlotte Nahon is the Communications and Digital Executive for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2018, Charlotte has been in the Digital and Communications sector, working in Canada as well as Spain. Her degree is in Communication Studies from the University of Ottawa, and ever since graduating she has been writing for multiple sectors including automotive, energy, education, pharmaceuticals and more. 

Email: charlotte.nahon@retreadingbusiness.com

Phone: (44) 1270 668 718

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