Posted by The ATA Team

Aug 14, 2018 10:52:09 AM

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Primex Handles the Pressure of Today’s Logging Equipment

Compare a logging operation of today with those of the not-so-distant past and one thing is obvious—the machines on site have grown considerably in both size and power. While the need to increase operational productivity and efficiency is driving the adoption of larger, more powerful equipment, it is also presenting new challenges. Luckily, there’s a simple step operators can take to overcome these challenges and make the most of their tires (and, subsequently, their machines): check tire air pressure frequently. 

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Topics: Tire Inflation, Logging, Forestry, Forestry industry, Tire Maintenance, Blog, Primex Tires

Posted by The ATA Team

Feb 1, 2018 3:58:43 PM

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It’s Groundhog Day! Stop Making the Same Tire Mistakes

To quote Phil Connors, Bill Murray’s character in the movie Groundhog Day, “It's the same thing your whole life: ‘Clean up your room. Stand up straight. Pick up your feet. Take it like a man. Be nice to your sister. Don't mix beer and wine, ever.’ Oh yeah: ‘Check your tire’s air pressure everyday. Use the right tires for the job. Don’t buy on price. And don’t wait until the last minute." Okay, we made the last part up, but Groundhog Day resonates with us because we see so many people in the field stuck in a cycle of repeating the same errors. Help us break the loop by stopping these common mistakes.

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Topics: Alliance Tire Group, ATG, Tire Inflation, Alliance, Tire Maintenance, Blog, Alliance Tire Americas, Alliance Tires, Galaxy Tires, Primex Tires

Posted by The ATA Team

Jan 18, 2018 3:42:19 PM

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When Is It Time For New Skid Steer Tires?

Whether it’s sharp turns, harsh conditions, or spinning wheels, skid steers are tough on tires. While it can be tempting to try to get every last hour out of your skid steer’s tires, the fact is that being proactive with replacement can save time, money, and aggravation caused by downtime and inefficiency. With that in mind, here are a few tips for knowing when it’s time to replace the tires on your skid steer.

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

Posted by The ATA Team

Dec 28, 2017 4:31:49 PM

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New Year's Revolutions

If you’re looking for something different from the typical New Year’s resolutions of “eat better,” “go to the gym more,” and “save more money,” consider one of these tire-based resolutions for 2018. Although they won’t help you eat more vegetables or keep more money in the bank, they just might help you grow more vegetables, increase efficiency—giving you time to hit the gym—and increase your farm's profit, helping you set something aside for a rainy day or harvest.

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Topics: ATG, ATG manufacturing, Alliance, Alliance Tire Americas, Alliance Tire Group, Alliance Tires, Blog, Construction Tires, Farm Tires, Galaxy Tires, Primex Tires, Tire Maintenance

Posted by The ATA Team

Aug 11, 2017 3:33:00 PM

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Summer Construction Profits Under Pressure

The busy summer building season can be very lucrative for construction companies that keep their teams and equipment productive, operate efficiently, and avoid unnecessary downtime in the hot summer temperatures. However, when most people prepare for the perils of operating construction equipment in the heat of summer, their thoughts turn to fluids, coolants, and fans—but what about tires? More importantly, what about tire pressure?

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Topics: Blog, Construction, Construction Industry, Construction Tires, Galaxy Tires, Tire Maintenance, Tire Efficiency, Tire Inflation