TAG: tires

Experts’ Tips: Tracks versus tires

May 14, 2019By
ASV machine with tracks (Photo: ASV)

The challenge: Choosing and using tires versus tracks Tracks ASV Buck Storlie Product line manager Tracks have natural advantages over tires in landscaping applications, including less ground disturbance and surface damage, the ability to handle soft conditions, more slope stability, better traction, improved ride quality and less impact to seed and soil. DO amplify these benefits by choosing tracked machines... read more

Companies in the News: Briggs & Stratton wins a manufacturer of the year award; Hunter recognized with energy leadership award; and more from CenterSquare Advisory, Kubota Tractor Corp. and Stepstone

May 8, 2019By

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp named Briggs & Stratton Corp. the winner of the 2019 Manufacturer of the Year award in the category of medium manufacturer with 151 to 500 employees. Briggs & Stratton earned the honor based on a range of criteria, including its economic impact, community involvement and corporate responsibility and commitment to workforce development and excellence. The company has... read more

Michelin Tweel launches caster version for select zero-turn mowers

November 22, 2016By

At the 2016 GIE+EXPO, Michelin Tweel Technologies previewed its newest extension of the X Tweel line, the Michelin X Tweel Turf Caster for select zero-turn commercial mowers. It’s expected to be commercially available in early 2017. The airless radial caster tire-wheel assembly replaces the standard 13X6.5X6 front caster tire and wheel on zero-turn mowers. The Michelin X Tweel Turf eliminates... read more

Michelin X Tweel Turf for John Deere ZTrak 900 Series

May 29, 2015By

The new MICHELIN X TWEEL TURF is an airless radial tire sold exclusively for John Deere ZTrak 900 Series models with 54-, 60- and 72-in. deck sizes. Unlike traditional pneumatic tires, the MICHELIN X TWEEL TURF virtually eliminates tire downtime and is nearly maintenance free. The X TWEEL TURF has the same dimensions and bolt pattern as a standard 24x12x12... read more

Porous Pave recycles 6 million pounds of tires

February 5, 2015By

Through December 2014, Porous Pave recycled a total of about 6 million pounds of rubber recycled from 200,000 tires. Porous Pave is a surfacing material made of of 50 percent recycled rubber, 50 percent stone aggregate and a moisture-cured urethane-binding agent. According to the company, Porous Pave retains stormwater runoff on site, decreases the volume and velocity of rainwater, improves water... read more

McLaren intros new website

January 27, 2015By

McLaren Industries launched a new website, compatible with desktop computers and mobile devices, for its line of solid cushion tires, over-the-tire tracks and rubber tracks. Among other new features, the website includes a product finder and resources database with video customer testimonials, articles and case studies. The database offers content for industries such as agriculture, material handling, waste management, demolition,... read more