Trelleborg Launches ATMS at SIMA 22

Trelleborg ATMS aims to improve agricultural efficiency through tyre management

Trelleborg officially reveals its Adaptive Tyre Management System (ATMS) at SIMA 2022; the international exhibition of solutions and technologies for efficient and sustainable agriculture, which is celebrating its centenary in Paris, France, from November 6 to November 10, 2022.

Trelleborg Unveils New Adaptive Tyre Management System at SIMA

The ATMS could revolutionise today’s agriculture industry by increasing crop productivity while improving efficiency, alleviating the industry’s biggest challenge: feeding an ever-growing world. 

Awarded the bronze medal at the SIMA Innovation Awards, the new Trelleborg ATMS represents the future of agriculture by bringing smart farming to everyday operations. The system acquires real-time tyre data for ultimate tractor performance through its sensors, mounted on a tire integrated support.

The new ATMS detects the tyre working conditions, including each tyre's dynamic load, pressure, and temperature. While working, the farmer is constantly informed on how to fully optimise the tractor configuration in each operation through the most appropriate tyre inflation pressure for an optimised footprint and reduced soil compaction and the correct tractor ballast and implementation set-up for improved drivability on the road, greater traction and lower rolling resistance.

Gianluca Abbati, Vice President of Technology & Innovation at Trelleborg Wheel Systems, says; “We work hard to make sure farmers can produce more while using fewer resources. That means leveraging new technologies where they need them most. Smart farming and sustainable agriculture must rely on accurate, real-time data. Trelleborg ATMS is a real market differentiator, providing the most important data to achieve a cost-effective agribusiness, by maximising vehicle operations, reducing working time and fuel consumption.”

At booth D065 visitors will be able to see a huge digital installation representing a real-size tractor showing how the new Trelleborg ATMS works in different scenarios.

Another tyre solution on display for the first time at SIMA is the new Trelleborg HF1000, the next-generation implement tyre. Specially designed for increasing load capacity on large forage wagons and slurry tankers, the new HF1000 is the perfect tire with unrivalled efficiency for demanding applications.

With its VF casing and steel belted structure, this tyre ensures long durability and superior performance both in the field and on the road. Even under maximum stress when a vehicle is fully loaded, its innovative tread pattern ensures up to a 12.5% wider footprint compared to a premium competitor, ensuring efficient load distribution and maximum respect for the soil. In wet off-road conditions, the new HF1000 tread design includes an outstanding self-cleaning feature, resulting in up to 40% more for improved drivability, stability, and overall tyre performance versus a premium competitor.

As a leading expert in tyre and complete wheel solutions, Trelleborg brings to SIMA its patented agricultural TW rim profile used for modern and large agricultural equipment, such as tractors, combines, and harvesters. It ensures enhanced performance, easier fitting, and inflation of low-pressure tyres.

Trelleborg experts will be at SIMA to advise on how to improve farming operations with innovative tyre solutions, including TM1000 ProgressiveTraction. This is a multi-award winning tyre, capable of providing superior load capacity, reduced soil compaction, and unbeatable traction. Alongside it will be PneuTrac, specifically designed for vineyards and orchards, which combines the advantages of a radial agricultural tyre in terms of fuel efficiency, comfort, and handling, with the footprint and traction benefits of a track.

About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.

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