BKT develops tyre range soil tillage operations
BKT has developed tyres for soil tillage operations. The new developed tyres are designed to equip with latest-generation tractors that make it possible to quickly transport very heavy loads, offering a tangible contribution to the farmer’s work and optimizing the productivity of the farm.
Indeed, soil that is hard-packed and compacted due to the effects of wheeled equipment loses a great deal of its fertility. Yet, this is precisely the situation that farmers have to deal with. Agrimax Force, the high-end product of BKT, comes to the farmers’ rescue. This tire is a winning combination of flexibility, efficiency and productivity, since it possesses all the ideal characteristics for equipping high-power tractors, floating gently on the soil. Availing itself of the IF technology, which has been further developed by BKT, Agrimax Force works at low inflation pressures, thus reducing the phenomenon of soil compaction. The tire is available in not less than thirteen different sizes.
Optimizing soil tillage for cultivation purposes is now possible thanks to Agrimax Fortis, which improves soil performance, ensuring the utmost comfort even while carrying heavy loads. Seven different sizes available.
Another range being part of this product family is Agrimax RT 855, a tyre that stands apart for its driving comfort, best traction and excellent self-cleaning features, in addition to fast transfer from field to road. High load capacity and outstanding flotation on the soil complete the distinctive features of this tire, perfect for preserving crop productivity. The tire is available in forty-four different sizes.
Next to Agrimax RT 855, there is the radial agricultural tyre of the ’70 series made of a new-generation compound to operate under the harshest conditions. We are talking about Agrimax RT 765, the ideal line for tractors engaged in heavy-duty operations, thanks to it exceptional resistance against cuts and wear. The highest efficiency combined with excellent traction and minimum soil compaction for maximum gentleness with the crops. Agrimax RT 765 is available in thirty-four sizes.
Another excellent tire for this type of operation is RT 857. Polyester belts, a strong casing along with a special tread compound is the winning mix against the danger of punctures, cuts and stubbles, necessary when tilling the soil in order to prepare it for future crop cultivation. The tire that also guarantees excellent driving comfort comes in eight sizes.
Another perfect product for the specific purpose of soil tillage is the Agrimax RT 657. Comfort, exceptional grip and resistance are the main strengths of this versatile and reliable tire. Suited for working in the field as well as for road transport, this tire is made of a special compound, so that the tractor can travel long distances in addition to significant savings in terms of operating costs. Agrimax RT 657 is available in twenty-two different sizes to best equip a vast range of equipment.
Not to forget the RIB 713 tyre , specifically designed to reduce soil compaction and resist punctures. It is available in two sizes, IF 240/80 R 15 and IF 280/70 R 15, both featuring IF technology, which allows a lower inflation pressure, load being equal, compared to a standard tire with the same size. This quality, combined with a larger footprint, ensures uniform weight distribution on the ground, guaranteeing a tire with outstanding flotation properties. Its steel-belted structure improves the puncture resistance and, in particular, provides increased protection against damage caused by stubbles present on the ground. Lastly, RIB 713 is classified with a “D” speed rating, and can reach a maximum road speed of 65 km/h (40 mph), for quick transfers from one field to the next.
Last, but not least, AW 711, a tire designed for agricultural implements. Resistant, long-lasting and highly productive, it ensures extraordinary fuel economy turning into significant increases in company profits. BKT offers the AW 711 tire in five different sizes.
Yet, a really extensive range for a specific application. The result of the constant commitment to research and development of long-lasting solutions suited to single issues and requirements providing outstanding performance, with the aim of ensuring better soil protection. Highly performing products that are the result of a work philosophy and experience that has always been based on respect for the farming land, to the benefit of the equipment and the productivity of the entire supply chain.