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Dealing with deformed tyres

Dealing with deformed tyres

Changes in the way some Carlisle tyres are imported into the UK have seen more customers being faced with tyres that appear significantly deformed. That said, due to the nature and design of Lawn and Garden tyres, they can distort extremely easily in shipping and storage and this is a…

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Replacing pre-1940 tractor tyres sized 11.25, 12.75 or 13.5

Replacing pre-1940 tractor tyres sized 11.25, 12.75 or 13.5

On a couple of occasions, I have had customers looking for 11.25-28 tyres for their tractors. The first time this happened, we tried an 11.2-28 and a 12.4-28, but the customer always reported that while the tyres fitted the tractor was too low at the back and didn't look right at all.

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More moderate price increases coming from Yokohama Off-Highway Tyres

More moderate price increases coming from Yokohama Off-Highway Tyres

Prices are set to increase again for the Alliance and Galaxy tyre brands manufactured by Yokohama Off-Highway Tyres (YOHT).The company says raw materials cost and freight rates continue to rise at a dramatic pace on the global commodity markets. Some of the raw materials have shown alarming increases, up to 30%,…

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Agricultural tyre brochures and data sheets

Agricultural tyre brochures and data sheets

Presented below is a selection of tyre brochures and data sheets for the brands we offer.  You can use these to get detailed information on the tyres we sell. There is also information on tyre ranges we do not have on the website yet, but may be brought into the UK…

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Alliance: Brand new Agri Star II tyre sets new standards

Alliance: Brand new Agri Star II tyre sets new standards

The Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has introduced its brand-new Agri Star II, opening up a new dimension in the highly important segment of tractor tyres. Designed in close cooperation with farmers and dealers, it delivers top performance in the field and on the road. The Agri Star II features unique Stratified…

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JCB and Guy Martin break British tractor speed record on BKT tyres

JCB and Guy Martin break British tractor speed record on BKT tyres

JCB has set a new British speed record for tractors with a customised version of its high-speed Fastrac 8000. The tractor, running on BKT IT696 industrial tyres all round, notched up 103.60mph at Elvington Airfield, near York, on June 20, 2019, with TV presenter and engineering guru Guy Martin behind the…

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BKT takes its top tyres to Tire Cologne 2018

BKT takes its top tyres to Tire Cologne 2018

BKT will be exhibiting at the Tire Cologne 2018 trade fair, held from May 29 to June 1 in Germany.

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BKT is at the forefront of sustainable tyre manufacturing

BKT is at the forefront of sustainable tyre manufacturing

Like other tyre manufacturers, BKT has been working on substitute raw material solutions, mainly guayule and dandelion. BKT has opted for Dandelion because of its higher latex content. This plant grows annually even in moderate climates. Its roots contain about 15 per cent of latex, which can be used as raw material for making rubber. 

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BKT sponsors Xtractor 2018

BKT sponsors Xtractor 2018

The progress of Xtractor 2018, which will follow McCormick X8 and X7 tractors as they tour South Africa, will be featured by main sponsor BKT on a mini website . . .

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Alliance Tire Americas earns recognition as a John Deere Partner-Level Supplier

Alliance Tire Americas earns recognition as a John Deere Partner-Level Supplier

Alliance Tire Americas has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2017 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating.

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