“The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” - Robert Burns
More and more operators are outfitting their equipment with solid tires as industries such as construction, recycling, and mining face increasingly tight margins. Solid tires help minimize downtime caused by flats, can last two to three times longer than a pneumatic tire, and have a reputation for delivering a low total cost of ownership. Also becoming more commonplace is the appearance of small openings, or apertures, on solid tires. But what is an aperture and how does it work?
As a producer of application-specific tires, it’s vital for us at ATG to support our dealers so that our customers get the best possible tires for their machine, application, and needs. We work with our dealers in many ways. For example, we have a packed event calendar and our sales team is always in the field supporting our extensive dealer network. We do a lot of posting about our tires on our blog, our Youtube channel, and through social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, which is where today’s Tire Tale starts.
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From construction sites to scrap yards, the use of solid tires on skid steers is becoming more and more commonplace. Because solid tires feature a unique set of attributes when compared to pneumatic tires, they’re particularly well-suited for some applications, and are able to deliver everything from longer service time to less downtime. Below are some of the sectors that are driving the interest in solids and some of the reasons why solids are ideal for those industries.
As the country prepares to celebrate Independence Day this fourth of July, we’ve found ourselves thinking a lot about all things red, white, and blue—which led us to apple pie. After all, what’s more American than apple pie? As it turns out, a lot of things! However, just because apple pie wasn’t invented in the U.S., that doesn’t mean it wasn’t perfected here.