Posted by The ATA Team

Nov 18, 2020 11:34:14 AM

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Tire Wear, Damage, and What You Can Learn from It

Tire Damage Detective Work 

Tires keep valuable construction machinery moving, contribute significantly to their productivity, and represent one of the most costly consumables in relation to both compact and heavy equipment alike. One way you can make the most of this investment is to routinely check your equipment’s tires, understand what signs of wear or damage are saying about their use, and use that knowledge to extend tire life (maximizing performance and minimizing cost) or find the best replacement tire possible (forestalling future problems).

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

Posted by Alliance Tire

Aug 28, 2020 11:11:03 AM

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Harvest Tire Checklist: Preparing Your Combine’s Tires for Harvest

Prepare Your Combines Tire for Harvest

With so many things in farming that you can’t control—for example, weather, input costs, and commodity prices—it’s important to take charge of what you can. This is particularly true during make-or-break periods such as harvest. With today’s combines capable of carrying upwards of 25,000 pounds of weight, you’re asking a lot of their tires. Consequently, you’ll want to take steps to ensure they’re in top working condition before the big event to maximize productivity and avoid unplanned downtime.

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Topics: Alliance Tire Americas, Farm Tires, Blog, Tire Maintenance, agricultural industry, agricultural tires, Alliance, Farming, harvest

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

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

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