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  • 03/10/2018

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 57

Welcome back, dear friends! You all know our large Earthmax family, don’t you? Tires that are simply cool since they easily move with great agility even in the most critical situations as you can find at big construction sites, in quarries, or mines. This radial tire lineup has been particul...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 27/09/2018

Xtractor: charity stops

Our adventure in South Africa has come to its end. A 49-day lasting expedition marked by the relation between man and nature, care for the environment but also solidarity. Intense emotions, true stories, enormous difficulties, and amazing surprises: all these have been the distinguishing marks of ...


by BKT Tires | Events
  • 22/08/2018

Meeting the great football freestyler - Iya Traoré

Dear friends, today we are going to tell you a very exciting story about Iya Traoré, the king of football freestyle. Iya is an extraordinary champion who is very popular through out France and has many enthusiastic fans in the rest of the world. His spectacular performance in some of the mo...


by BKT Tires | Events
  • 22/08/2018

BKT tires getting more and more sustainable

Today, let’s recall some childhood memories! Who has never played with a flower commonly known as dandelion, or blowball, and more scientifically speaking as Taraxacum kok-saghyz or TKS? Don’t be afraid! We aren’t going to talk about its use in herbal therapy or as dressing for s...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 22/08/2018

Harvest time with highly performing BKT tires

In many areas, it’s summer season right now! Landscapes bloom in warm shades of gold, and spikes are at the peak of ripening. Like every year, fields have become the main stage for harvesters. All farmers and swarms of seasonal workers are ready for the traditional rite of harvesting, the cr...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 29/08/2018

A day in full swing with our Xtractor drivers

Welcome to South Africa! The legendary Xtractor expedition has reached the home stretch. Excitement, thrill and adventure - that is actually what our 9 drivers have experienced on their journey through unexpected obstacles and adversities in the midst of breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, ...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 30/05/2018

BKT astonishes at The Tire Cologne 2018

At The Tire Cologne 2018, one of the major international trade shows for the tire sector, the motto of the BKT booth is “astonishment”! An astonishing huge Plexiglas® dumper of about 6.5 tons, a crystal-clear tractor weighing 1.500 kg, an extraordinary deployment of cutting-edge ti...


by BKT Tires | Exhibitions
  • 18/05/2018

Watch out!... The "monsters" are back to Europe

Back to Europe and in the spotlight is Monster Jam 2018, the most breathtaking and entertaining show ever. The event followed by over 4 million spectators worldwide has been sponsored by BKT for five years. The European tour has already started achieving great success during the first stage at the...


by BKT Tires | Events
  • 27/04/2018

BKT appears at Intermat 2018

These days, BKT is on the stage at INTERMAT, the international exhibition for construction and infrastructure that is held at Paris every three years. This year, BKT is back in style, presenting an extensive product portfolio plus many surprises. Next to our cutting-edge industrial and OTR ranges,...


by BKT Tires | Exhibitions
  • 28/03/2018

Made in BKT: FL 252

Welcome back dear friends! Here we are today with another extraordinary member of the BKT tire family: FL 252, an outstanding player for the industrial sector, especially in logistics where forklifts hold the stage, is ready to enter the field. But what are its distinctive features? Let’s find...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 22/03/2018

Monster Jam World Finals with BKT

Welcome back dear BKT friends! Can you already feel the adrenaline pumping? We are all ready for departure. Our destination is the City of Lights, the World’s Entertainment Capital – LAS VEGAS! Equipped with our BKT tires, the giant Monster Trucks are preparing for the final battle at th...


by BKT Tires | Events
  • 15/03/2018

Waiting for... The Monster Jam World Finals

Dear BKT friends! Are you ready to feel the thrill at the upcoming Monster Jam World Finals in its XIX edition? – The must-go event for all four-wheeled monster enthusiasts will take place in March on 23 and 24, 2018 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. After the over 350 adrenaline-pump...


by BKT Tires | Events
  • 28/02/2018

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 35

Welcome back dear friends! You do remember our extraordinary Earthmax family, don’t you? It’s BKT’s radial tire lineup specially designed to ensure an enhanced load distribution on the ground for dumpers, wheel loaders, dozers, graders and some multi-purpose vehicles that are able ...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 08/02/2018

Agriculture 4.0

Digitalization, satellite technologies, machine-to-machine interaction, GPS, software, and so forth... Don’t worry folks, you haven’t ended up on a blog on industrial automation! However, today the so-called internet of things can play a major role even in agriculture! Also in this secto...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 12/01/2018

Made in BKT: RT 857

Back again, dear readers, to say hello to RT 857, the perfect agro-industrial tire for transport, tilling and cultivation operations as well as grape harvesting. If any of these applications is your case, here we go! We won’t waste your time chatting around, but directly get into the features...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 22/12/2017

Xtractor 2018 - the mission goes on

Following an itinerary of over 6,000 km passing through national parks, along gold mines and over the spectacular African plateau, 4 McCormick tractors equipped with BKT tires and a group of 16 tough and undaunted guys including 7 drivers of the Italian Carabinieri Corps are ready to face this unf...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 22/12/2017

How to improve a tractor’s fuel economy?

Dear friends! In our today’s post, once again we are going to talk about tractors: the number one equipment in agriculture. Thanks to their great versatility, these vehicles are employed all year long operating full of strength, which of course leads to remarkable consumption levels. It&rsquo...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 15/12/2017

Having a chat with… Dal Zotto

Hello folks! And again we are proceeding with our worldwide tour looking for user experiences and testimonials. Our today’s destination is Crocetta del Montello, in the Treviso Province in Northern Italy, where the Dal Zotto inert substances recycling plant is located right on the banks of t...


by BKT Tires | Case Histories
  • 06/12/2017

How to choose a backhoe loader?

Hello everybody! Today we are going to take a closer look at some specific equipment and the many questions involved. Versatility, and adaptability to tough environments – these are main requirements for equipment operating in agro-industrial applications. Needless to say, the initial cost of ...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 22/11/2017

Made in BKT: FL 637

The curtain has fallen on Agritechnica 2017. Hanover goes back to normal after the world’s leading trade show for agricultural machinery has come to an end. As every two years, operators, professionals and experts of the sector gathered together full of expectation and enthusiasm. It was a gre...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 15/11/2017

Truly amazing BKT show at Agritechnica 2017

Hello everybody! Here we are with our live coverage from the world’s leading trade fair for Agricultural Machinery. A space full of surprises, a place for gathering, a tire gallery dominated by a huge tractor made of Plexiglas, a dance hall for our football freestyler - all this is our booth ...


by BKT Tires | Exhibitions
  • 10/11/2017

Made in BKT: BK-Loader 53

Just a few days, and the curtain will open at Agritechnica, the world’s leading trade fair for agricultural machinery. Today, we are going to give you a little foretaste of what you can expect at our booth at the trade show (Hall 3 – stand B11). So, let us introduce a tire designed for l...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 03/11/2017

Renting a haul truck? You only stand to gain!

Welcome back, dear friends! Have you ever thought of renting a rigid dump truck or any other piece of equipment to better do your job? Renting a vehicle or piece of machinery really offers plenty of benefits in terms of cost savings, safety, and tailored service. At the same time, it is a good pra...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 23/10/2017

How to choose an excavator?

Welcome back, dear Friends! We all know how important it is to be well-informed to avoid mistakes because of misinformation. This counts even more if it is about purchasing or renting a new piece of equipment. It’s like preparing an interview: first you analyze and compare details, and then y...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 28/09/2017

How to choose the right ADT for haulage operations?

Dear readers, today we are going to talk about articulated dumpers, and more precisely we wish to give you a few tips on how to decide if an ADT suits your needs. The worst mistake one can make is thinking that it doesn’t matter whether to use a rigid or an articulated dumper (ADT) for transp...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 25/09/2017

The interrelation between agriculture and climate change

Welcome back, dear friends! We have already talked about how the changing climate has a great influence on our farming methods. What you may not know is that even crops actively interact with climate. A thin thread links these two elements in a cause-and-effect relationship, which is the present fo...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 15/09/2017

Made in BKT: SIERRA MAX

Welcome back, dear tire fans! Our focus today is the ideal tire for your ATV and quad vehicles that are often employed in mud racing or struggling with other extreme ground conditions. Here comes SIERRA MAX, the tire that loves to roll around in the dirt! Let’s find out which features make it ...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 08/09/2017

Made in BKT: ROCK GRIP E4 (T)

Dear readers, in our today’s post we are going to introduce you to another tire pattern out of our product range – the ideal tire for any job in quarries or mines. We are well aware of how critical and challenging tasks are in these environments with rocks, sharp stones or debris anywher...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 01/09/2017

Skid steer tires: purchasing and maintenance tips

Choosing the right tire for your specific needs and taking care of it - these are two winning moves to increase both durability and productivity of your purchase. Today, we are stopping by the world of skid steer tires. Are you ready to learn how to find out, which tires are the right ones for your...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 24/08/2017

Practical excavator maintenance tips

Back again, dear friends! Let’s go on with our chat on maintenance. We’d like to give you a few tips on how to enjoy a long operating life of your equipment and the best return on investment. Today, it’s all about excavators! How to keep your equipment in a perfect state even after...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery