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  • 04/02/2016

Made in BKT: Maglift

Today we are entering the amazing world of logistics. In particular, let’s talk about tires and equipment operating in huge warehouses where they move heavy and precious loads every day – often not without risks. Yes, you guessed it. It’s forklifts we are talking about - these co...


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  • 29/01/2016

Made in BKT: Agrimax Spargo

There is one thing our farming friends know too well: every field and each type of crops needs the right agricultural equipment and so the right tire. Just think of vineyards or row crops … how could one of these modern, “giant” and high-powered tractors pass through the rows wi...


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  • 4 Years, 1 Month, 12 Hours, 28 Minutes ago

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 22

Today, let us become familiar with Earthmax SR 22, another member of the large Earthmax family - our radial tire lineup designed for earthmoving machinery that operate on the most challenging terrain surfaces such as large construction sites, quarries and mines. Earthmax SR 22 is a very versatile...


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  • 12/01/2016

Made in BKT: RIB 713

What impact has soil compaction on yields in agriculture? The answer is quite a lot! Our farming fans know all too well that hard ground compacted by heavy machinery loses fertility and that means less productivity for farms. Yet, this is the problem modern agriculture faces today. In order to wo...


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  • 28/12/2015

What else to make out of old tires?

Worn tires disposal is a topic we have already discussed over the past months. So, we have seen what happens to more than three million tons of worn tires in Europe, which are dismantled, disposed of and reused: to produce raw material in the construction industry, i.e. acoustic and thermal ins...


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  • 02/01/2016

Made in BKT: Airomax AM 27

We are back again today to give you some insights into one of our industrial tires. Let’s move to the world of construction, a sector for which we have developed several tire ranges. One of these is  the outstanding Airomax AM 27 – a BKT tire designed for mobile cranes at constru...


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  • 01/12/2015

Watch out for mismatched tires! Part 2

Welcome back to our informative post about the issue of mismatched tires. This time, we are going to have a closer look at duals. Matching tire OD on duals Of course, it is also very important to match tire OD/circumference on dual tire fitments. As with drive tire mismatching, the smaller tire ...


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  • 26/11/2015

Watch out for mismatched tires! Part 1

Nowadays, heavy equipment is a big expense in construction and mining operations. The million dollar question is: how to minimize the effects of mismatched tires on your loaders, articulated dump trucks, rigid haul trucks, motor graders, scrapers and other pneumatic tired equipment. Let’s hi...


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  • 24/11/2015

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 30

We are back to talk to you about our Earthmax lineup of radial tires designed for earthmoving machinery - dumpers, wheel loaders, dozers, graders and multipurpose vehicles – that operate on the most challenging terrain surfaces such as large construction sites, quarries and mines. The All St...


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  • 17/11/2015

Made in BKT: Earthmax SR 45

We are back again today to talk about a new addition to the large BKT tire family. Getting an inside look into the wonderful world of earthmoving machinery and notably Earthmax SR 45. Like other tires in the range, Earthmax SR 45 is a radial tire, built with an All Steel structure and multi-ply s...


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  • 13/11/2015

Made in BKT: RIDEMAX IT 697 M+S

It's time for Agritechnica! The world’s largest fair for agricultural machinery and equipment is getting under way, and BKT could not miss out. Not only will you be able to see and touch our tires, but you can also  get up close and climb into a real Monster Truck!  With its i...


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  • 20/10/2015

Made in BKT: Flotation tires

Our readers who work in agriculture know better than anyone else that farm work is not limited to the fields. We’ll bet that you probably have to take your tractors out on the road from time to time. And as manufacturers we can say that a tire designed to work in the fields doesn’t nec...


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  • 13/10/2015

Made in BKT: Agrimax Fortis

Let’s turn our attention back to the Agrimax lineup. BKT designed this range of tires with the needs of our friends who work in agriculture in mind. In fact, Agrimax Fortis was created in order to equip the most modern high-powered tractors that are used daily in the fields for transporting...


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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...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 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...


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  • 4 Years, 10 Months, 38 Minutes ago

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...


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  • 21/04/2015

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 ...


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  • 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...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 17/03/2015

What happens to our tires at the end of their life-cycle?

Only in the European Union, worn and “tossed away” tires exceed three million tons. Recently, we have already spoken about how to dispose of your tires. We have seen how complex it can be to manage the storage and disposal processes of these products which unfortunately quite often end u...


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