The first stop on 2015 European Road Show




The first stop for Trelleborg on its 2015 European Road Show for agricultural tires has been Sissa Trecasali in Parma, Italy on June 5. The one-day event has provide two field demonstrations in which two tractors competed over a 200 meter track, head-to-head. The first demonstration featured Massey Ferguson MF6613 130 HP tractors, each with a Maschio Pinocchio subsoiler with seven anchors. Designed to showcase how farming professionals can enhance the productivity and efficiency of their operations with Trelleborg’s ProgressiveTraction™ technology, one tractor was fitted with Trelleborg’s TM700 ProgressiveTraction™ tires, while the other had on standard TM700 radial tires. The second demonstration showcased the importance of selecting the optimal tire inflation pressure for specific farming operations, as recommended using the Trelleborg Load Calculator.  To do so, two Massey Ferguson 8737 370 HP tractors, each fitted with a Maschio Artiglio Magnum subsoiler with seven anchors and Trelleborg’s TM1000 High Power tires at different inflation pressures, competed over the 200 meter track.


Lorenzo Ciferri, Marketing Director, Agricultural and Forestry Tires at Trelleborg Wheel Systems, commented: “When farmers want to increase their crop yields and preserve their land they can benefit from mastering the latest digital innovations to boost performance and share best practice; the Trelleborg Road Show 2015 provides the ideal platform to demonstrate this. “We thoroughly look forward to showcasing the power of our ProgressiveTraction™ and BlueTireTM technologies and how both can help farming professionals enhance their operations and protect the future of their business.” The TM700 ProgressiveTraction™ is a new /70 series of radial tires designed to meet the renewed focus of tractor manufacturers on the performance of middle range tractors. Engineered according to the company’s BlueTireTM technology, the TM700 tire optimizes the efficiency of farming operations thanks to excellent traction, superior self-cleaning and extra mileage. The innovative tread design of Trelleborg’s TM1000 High Power, which is designed using its BlueTire™ technology, maximizes the tread width and ensures the widest footprint on the market at low pressure with an unbeatable floatation performance. This results in optimum pressure distribution on the ground to boost crop yield, while preserving soil from compaction and erosion. Trelleborg works closely with leading tractor manufacturers to develop complete solutions, to highlight how the right combination between the tractor and its wheel solution can maximize the investment and boost farming operations.


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