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Jul 7, 2020 1:11:07 PM

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The Pros and Cons of Extra-Deep Skid Steer Tires

Why Choose a Super-Deep Skid Steer Tire 

Skid steer loaders (SSLs) perform a multitude of tasks in many different conditions; consequently, a wide variety of tire options are available to maximize their performance. Factors like tire construction (radial, bias, solid) and tread pattern (lug, block, button) can make a huge difference in tire performance and cost over the lifetime of the tire. Tread depth is another important characteristic to consider when choosing the best SSL tire for the job. Below is why “going deep” (on tread) is a home run for many skid steer applications. 

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Tread Depth, Alliance Tire Americas, Skid Steer Tires, Blog, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Solid Tires, Alliance Tire Group

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Jun 22, 2020 1:17:35 PM

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Pneumatic, Press-On Band, and Resilient Solid Forklift Tires

Choosing Between the Different Types of Forklift Tires 

Whether working in busy warehouses, fast-paced ports, or on bustling construction sites, forklifts are a common sight in many industries. Despite the different ways these industries use forklifts, one factor is shared by all: improving the efficiency and productivity of its machinery can positively impact an operation’s bottom line. A simple step toward getting the best performance from a forklift is to equip it with the right tires for the job.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Blog, SDS Tire, Solid Tires, Alliance Tire Group, ATG, Forklift tires, Warehouse tires

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Mar 31, 2020 1:03:14 PM

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New 5-Year Warranty More than Doubles Coverage of Galaxy Solid Tires

ATA Increases the Warranty Coverage of its Galaxy Solid Tires

Alliance Tire Americas has extended its warranty for Galaxy Severe Duty Solid (SDS) tires to five years. The previous warranty covered tires for two years. The new warranty applies to all new purchases of Galaxy SDS solid tires after January 1, 2020.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Skid Steer Tires, Press Release, Alliance News, SDS Tire, Solid Tires, Alliance Tire Group, ATG

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Nov 14, 2019 2:19:55 PM

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Tire Time: The Galaxy Hulk SDS

The Galaxy Hulk: A Souped-up Solid Tire With More Rubber

Skid steers are commonly tasked with working in harsh, tire-killing terrain, leading to frustration with unanticipated downtime and tires that don’t meet expectations. When adding to our broad range of skid steer tires, it felt logical to offer a solid tire for the most brutal conditions—enter the Galaxy Hulk SDS. Reminiscent of Home Improvement handyman Tim “The Toolman” Taylor’s catchphrase, “more power,” we souped up this special solid tire with more rubber! The result is a tire that increases machine uptime and operational efficiency, which adds up to extra dollars at the end of the year.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Tire Construction, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Solid Tires, Alliance Tire Group, ATG

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Jul 17, 2019 4:52:06 PM

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Improve Skid Steer Tire Life and Increase ROI

Tips to Increase ROI on Skid Steer Tires 

There are two key facts to know about skid steer tires: 1) skid steers are tough on tires, and 2) in general, tires are the most expensive consumable item on a skid steer. Considering these two facts, it stands to reason that the more life owners and operators squeeze out of a tire, the greater their return on investment.

The most common causes for the hastened wear of skid steer tires can be divided into two categories: operators and application. Keep reading to learn the subtle (and not-so-subtle) ways in which you could be burning through your tires, and the steps that you can take to increase the life, and ROI, of your skid steer tires.

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Topics: Alliance Tire Americas, Beefy Baby, Muddy Buddy, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Alliance Tire Group, ATG