Posted by The ATA Team

Oct 2, 2019 11:31:59 AM

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Why the Deepest Tire Isn’t Always the Longest Wearing Tire

It seems so obvious: the deeper a farm tire’s tread, the longer it should last. After all, a tire with more tread should take longer to wear through its copious amounts of rubber than a tire with less tread, shouldn’t it? The answer isn’t so clear, however, as a multitude of characteristics—including tread depth—factor into the lifespan of a farm tire. Don’t let this misconception lead you astray when it comes time to buy farm tires; keep reading to learn all of the factors that go into getting the longest lasting tires for your machine.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Farm Tires, Blog, agricultural tires, Alliance, Alliance Tire Group, Alliance AgriFlex, Alliance Agristar 374, Agristar, R-4 tire, R-3 tire, R-1 tire

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Aug 21, 2019 4:06:25 PM

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Choosing a Skid Steer Tire for Landscaping

Thanks to their well-deserved reputation for versatility, the use of skid steers is expanding from industries such as construction and material handling to fields like landscaping. Replacing manual labor with mechanization, along with increasing the productivity and efficiency of landscaping crews, is driving skid steer popularity with landscape contractors. Those landscapers will find it exciting to learn that they can further increase the advantages skid steers offer—while also protecting sensitive surfaces like turf and reducing costs like fuel and tires—with application-specific tires.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Skid Steer Tires, Blog, Alliance Tire Group, Galaxy Radial tire, R-4 tire, R-3 tire, Galaxy Garden Pro

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Jun 26, 2019 2:48:06 PM

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Choosing a Compact Tractor Tire

Compact tractors are growing in popularity. According to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) December 2018 U.S. Ag Tractor and Combine Report, the sales of under-40 HP tractors has risen 9.2%, building on a 9% increase the year prior (and an all-time high of 158,237 units sold). With more and more of these machines on the market, it’s imperative to understand the three types of tires—R-4, R-3, and R-1—compact tractors are generally equipped with, as well as our game-changing multipurpose Galaxy Garden Pro MPC, and how to choose the correct tire for your application.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Beefy Baby, Blog, Tractor tires, Alliance Tire Group, Mighty Mow TS, turf tires, R-4 tire, R-3 tire, R-1 tire, Galaxy Garden Pro

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Mar 27, 2019 2:04:27 PM

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The Difference Between a R-4, L-4, and L-5 Skid Steer Tires

One of the defining characteristics of skid steers—and reasons for their popularity—is their versatility; they are capable of handling a wide variety of jobs and terrains, ranging from light-duty landscaping to demanding demolition work. As the applications in which skid steers are used has expanded, so has the number of tire choices available to today’s skid steer owners. While severe duty solids (SDS) tires are growing in popularity for the harshest jobs, many skid steers will be best served by an R-4, L-4, or L-5 tire. Keep reading to learn the difference between these tires and discover what the right tire choice is for your application.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Primex Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Beefy Baby, Muddy Buddy, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Alliance Tire Group, R-4 tire, L-5 tire, L-4 tire