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  • 08/10/2015

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 50

Let’s turn our attention back to the Earthmax range. Our durable and robust All Steel radial tires with steel belts are designed for transporting loads even on the roughest terrain surfaces. As some of you know, the Earthmax line has a wide range of tires, and in recent weeks, we have menti...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 24/09/2015

BKT product profiles: how to read the tire ID card

When choosing new tires for your equipment, have you ever thought that data sheets and catalogues were too complicated and confusing? Endless charts, tiny pictures – if included at all – only the bare minimum product performance and technical description listings. Wouldn’t it be ...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 22/09/2015

BKT’s Top Ten: the tires with the most clicks – part 2

As promised, we are back to finish the job. Let’s continue our ranking of the BKT tires that received the most clicks over the last few months. Last time, we left off halfway through the list – today we are starting with our fifth place winner. 5. TR 135 Fifth place takes TR 135, th...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 18/09/2015

BKT’s Top Ten: the tires with the most clicks – part 1

The new BKT website that showcases each and every product online has been up and running for months now. Tire features, sizes, and applications are easy to find at any time! It’s time to add up the tallies and find out what tires are most liked by our visitors. Which tires do you think have...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 16/09/2015

Wheeled Loaders: what customers want

According to last year’s survey by Off-Highway Research, the wheeled loader market is expected to grow by 12% from now until 2018. In keeping up with the times, it is paramount that manufacturers offer potential consumers exactly what they want. The question is, “What does an earthmovin...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 11/09/2015

How to change an AG tire?

Everyone has been in this sort of situation: a tire of your tractor is damaged or goes flat. Really annoying, but things like this happen... yet, tires face challenging situations with heavy loads on tough terrains every day, not forgetting debris, roots or other foreign matters that might cause p...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 08/09/2015

Made in BKT: AGRIMAX TERIS

While people enjoy sunny late-summer days in part of the globe, it’s harvest season of several crops for many of our farming friends. This post caters for you: Have you ever heard of Agrimax Teris, BKT’s special harvesting tire? Let’s take a closer look at it! What has it been d...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 03/09/2015

Having a chat with...Feuersträter Landtechnik

For this month’s Client-around-the-World interview, we are taking you to Germany, into the region of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the East of the country to be precise, where we met Hubert Feuersträter, the CEO of Feuersträter Landmaschinen GmbH. Here’s what he had to say! We ...


by BKT Tires | Case Histories
  • 01/09/2015

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 53

Back again with BKT’s latest arrivals for the first time presented at Intermat last April. Today we are going to talk about the features of Earthmax SR 53. Along with its fellows Earthmax SR 47 and Earthmax SR 51, this tire was one of the main novelties we took to the Paris trade show for c...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 06/08/2015
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Quiz: Colors of vintage tractors

Here on the BKT blog, we like to keep you up to date on the latest trends regarding tractors and agricultural machinery. Our readers are accustomed to reading about the latest high-power tractors or technological innovations being adapted to newer models. Today, however, we want to take you on a t...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 23/11/2016

Made in BKT: CON STAR

Today, we are turning our attention to our readers who work with telehandlers and wheel loaders, as we know very well that these vehicles can and should operate in all areas of Industrial & Construction sectors. We understand the challenges you face - rough and uneven terrain - and the harsh en...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 30/07/2015

BKT shows social commitment

You’ve probably heard about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a term that identifies the ethical and social initiatives companies undertake in order to protect the environment and the community. CSR activities are increasingly common nowadays. Fortunately, you don’t have to ope...


by BKT Tires | Case Histories
  • 08/07/2015

Safety on site: the most modern tools

Safety is one of the most important aspects in the workplace, especially when considering hazardous work at adverse sites such as quarries, mines and construction zones. As you know, significant risk factors are present in these environments including: inhaling dust particles, danger of landslides, ...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 03/07/2015

The BKT Show: let us entertain you!

When BKT decides to participate in a trade fair, no stone is left unturned. We go all out and give our all, as it is our chance to present new products, increase BKT brand awareness and have direct exchanges with market stakeholders and BKT users. That’s why we never overlook big internatio...


by BKT Tires | Exhibitions
  • 01/07/2015

Having a chat with … Airo

Over the last few weeks, we have recounted several experiences from our customers in the farming and OTR sectors. Today, instead, we are moving to the industrial sector. We are going to take you to Italy, namely to Reggio Emilia, where we would like to present you Airo, an Italian company which has ...


by BKT Tires | Case Histories
  • 25/06/2015

Hi-Tech Farming: drones taking the field

We’ve already talked about precision farming and how new technologies are revolutionizing the world of agriculture. Today, we are going to get into the specifics: we are going to talk about drones and their farming applications.  What is a drone? You’ve probably already heard a...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 23/06/2015

Does your back ever hurt after a day on the job? Here are some tips on how to avoid backaches

Who hasn’t ever complained of having a backache after a long day on the job? Hours and hours driving the tractor, exposed to vibrations and constant bouncing; getting in and out of the tractor cabin; and transporting loads and equipment. How do you feel after a day like this? Like a wreck, n...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 19/06/2015

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 51

In April we previewed three new OTR products at the INTERMAT 2015 trade show in Paris: three brand–new specialty tires to expand our Earthmax range, making the lineup even more performing and able to answer any needs. Today it is about Earthmax SR 51, the highly puncture-resistant tire for l...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 17/06/2015

How to take care of your AG tires – part 2

Just as promised last week, we are back with a list of small, but useful tips that will help you keep your tires in good working condition for as long as possible. Periodic checks In addition to checking the air pressure, we also suggest periodical full tire inspections. Survey the t...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 29/05/2015

How to take care of your AG tires – part 1

Everyone knows that fitting your tractor with brand new tires means optimal performance in your daily job: excellent traction, higher load capacity, greater speed and comfort – perfection. But what happens to your tires after hours and hours of hard work and frequent usage? Normal wear a...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 27/05/2015

Monster Jam: breathtaking stunts

Have you ever heard someone talking of Monster Jam trucks? These extraordinary, monster-like vehicles with their giant tires  fascinating everyone from big to small. These technologically advanced awesome vehicles weigh up to 4 tons and are up to 3 meters tall. They are equipped with powerful ...


by BKT Tires | Events
  • 12/05/2015

10 rules for storing your tires

Whatever the reason for changing your Off-Highway tires - either seasonal or operational - storing them for extended periods can be tricky. What is the best way to store them? Here are the 10 golden rules for taking care of your tires and making them last longer! It is important to clean your...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 30/04/2015

Having a chat with ... Landforming to Perfection

Back again with our customary monthly posts including interviews with our customers. We’ll recount your BKT user experiences. Today’s topic is OTR tires, specifically, the Earthmax SR 30 series. Let's see how it fared in the land of kangaroos! That's right ... we are going to t...


by BKT Tires | Case Histories
  • 24/04/2015

Made in BKT: The Container King

As many of you know, our tires are used in in the most differing sectors and applications. Not only do we have a strong presence in agriculture and the earthmoving sector, we also design products for industrial applications which include cargo handling. Talking about cargo handling, naturally the...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 3 Years, 11 Months, 7 Hours, 17 Minutes ago

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 47

As many of you know, these days we are in the beautiful city of Paris at the INTERMAT trade show - an event completely dedicated to the construction and building industries. We have some big BKT news for you! Why don’t you come to the BKT stand and see with your own eyes the OTR tires that we ...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 19/04/2015

What’s new at INTERMAT 2015?

INTERMAT – The long-awaited event is back on April 20. Held in Paris every three years, this international trade fair showcases machinery, technical equipment and construction materials. This year’s date is almost upon us, and with all the exciting news and events happening, we wanted to...


by BKT Tires | Exhibitions
  • 14/04/2015

Tire dangers after equipment lightning strike

Do you and your team know what to do if a piece of equipment is struck by lightning or comes in contact with an electric transmission line? Quick and proper action could save serious injury or even loss of life. Since mine sites are often at high altitudes and have no trees, mining equipment is o...


by BKT Tires | Products
  • 10/04/2015

How comfortable is your seat?

Did you know that your posture can influence your work performance? This is especially true for many of you farmers out there who spend many hours driving tractors with uncomfortable seats in all weather. Being constantly bounced around and subjected to shocks due to the rugged terrain takes a tol...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 08/04/2015

Did you know…? Test yourself with our quiz!

Are you real experts in earthmoving machinery (EM)? Do you know all means used on construction sites, all machinery and applications? So, why don’t you take up the challenge and test your knowledge by means of this little EM-quiz? 1. Which of the following is not an earthmover? Dumpe...


by BKT Tires | World and Machinery
  • 31/03/2015

Getting the most out of your OTR tires...our advice!

When using an earthmoving vehicle, it is important to make sure that all systems and components are in good mechanical condition. However, it is also essential to check the tire conditions. A properly maintained tire contributes to extended wear life. Proper tire maintenance may also help prevent ...


by BKT Tires | Products