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Specialist OTR tyre range for loaders
BKT, available from TRS Tyre and Wheel, have shaped an entire product range for loaders working in off-the-road applications. A tyre line-up conceived to face the challenges on the most differing of terrains – from snowy and icy surfaces to muddy and rocky ones at quarries and mines. BKT offer a comprehensive range featuring extraordinary traction performance, strength, safety for operators at work and to significantly enhance driving comfort.
BKT Awarded 'Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year'
Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT) has been awarded as the “Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year” at the 2016 Terminal Operator Excellence Awards in Dubai. The award was for port and terminal cargo handling equipment and based on various parameters including technological innovation, product performance, durability, sustainable manufacturing and ease of recycling.
Roadlux truck tyres proving themselves on NZ roads
Five years ago, TRS Tyre & Wheel introduced the Roadlux truck tyre range to the New Zealand market, initially introducing 10 lines. The range in the country has now increased to 29 lines with 16 different tread patterns which have been carefully selected to reflect the local road conditions and diverse terrain.
KEEP WORKING WHATEVER THE WEATHER
Recent warm, wet spring weather has meant a lot of grass growth in public parks and sports grounds. The exceptional growth is a seasonal issue for open space contractors who rely on the ability to work all day every day, regardless of the weather.
Liftmax LM 81, the latest evolution in tyres for industrial handling
To meet the ever increasing demands and expectations on forklift trucks, BKT has developed a radial tyre with industrial handling and logistics in mind.
THE SPECIAL BKT LINEUP FOR SPRAYERS, HIGHEST PERFORMANCE AND MAXIMUM SOIL CARE
Spraying is a crucial phase in farming and needs to be performed perfectly to achieve optimal results. During operations the soil must be preserved from compaction despite the weight of the equipment. BKT have specifically designed a range of tyres to ensure best performance and profitability specifically for spraying applications.
MICHELIN PRESENTS THE CARGOXBIB HEAVY DUTY TYRE
With technology ever evolving in farming, the demands on agricultural machinery keep growing. As machinery gets larger with increased capabilities, farmers are also more aware of the impact the correct tyre can have on farm productivity and profitability. With this in mind, Michelin have released a new evolution of their CargoXBib agricultural trailer tyre designed to optimise performance across demanding applications. The CargoXBib Heavy Duty tyre has been developed for farmers using intensively loaded agricultural trailers both on the road and in the field while the High Flotation model incorporates Ultraflex technology harnessing the benefits of soil preservation.
Michelin Bibload Hard Surface
Working on hard surfaces such as asphalt or concrete will wear tyres out quicker than soft or loose surfaces such as sand or grass. Advances in tyre technology use design and construction features to combat the issue of wear and increase tyre life.
Michelin launches Bibsteel range for skid steer loaders
Skid steer service is extremely demanding on tyres, the machinery and its operator. Michelin are targeting these issues head-on with the latest innovation to the skid steer tyre market – the Bibsteel All-Terrain radial range.
Portmax PM 90, the port handling specialist
Tyres play a crucial role in the safety and productivity of port logistics. With the right tyre, machinery can operate at its optimum level guaranteeing the maximum stability in heavy load handling which improves the safety of its personnel.
“The Game Changer” - Inauguration in grand style of the modern Bhuj plant, a strong piece on BKT’s chessboard
126 hectares of barren desert with a handful of withered and windswept shrubs. No water, no electricity. - This is how the area looked like, where BKT has created in a few years a real showpiece out of nothing thanks to a 500-million-US dollar investment: a self-contained production plant representing the state of the art for both industrial equipment and infrastructures and facilities for employees.
Michelin launches a free mobile application to calculate agricultural tyre pressure in real conditions of use
Michelin is offering farmers access to an easy-to-use mobile application that features a number of unique functionalities. With the MICHELIN Pressure Calculator, real-time agricultural tire pressure information is just a photo and a couple of clicks away.
TRS have recently expanded its offer to the NZ mining sector with the addition of RUD Tyre Protection Chains.
Large mines are heavily reliant on a range of heavy wheeled equipment to extract and cart materials and every hour they are out of service adds hugely to the running costs. The severe conditions these large machines operate in take their toll on large and expensive earthmover tyres.
TRS expands their Large Radial OTR range in NZ with new specialty tyres.
TRS Tyre and Wheel Ltd have secured the latest additions to the range of Earthmax Radial OTR tyres from Balkrishna Industries (BKT).
Demo proves money-saving benefits of Ultraflex technology
Michelin’s innovative Ultraflex Technology tyres can save farmers hundreds of dollars in fuel every time they drill a field, a new trial has demonstrated.
NZ made Dual Wheels for best results in NZ conditions
When it comes to working tractors on hill slopes and rugged terrain, the best option is Dual Wheels for the combination of extra flotation, traction and stability to get you places safely and with minimal soil damage.
MICHELIN moves to increase technology and value to farmers
Farmers purchasing Michelin premium agricultural tyres are the winners in an aggressive move recently announced by the NZ distributor of Michelin agricultural Tyres TRS Tyre and Wheel. Under a new pricing structure effective 1 March, the recommended retail price on most Michelin lines has been reduced to meet growing demand for the brand. Already the most popular brand in NZ on new tractors sold in NZ, TRS have been able to leverage this demand and a strong market position in replacement tyre sales to deliver even better value to NZ farmers.
Continental presents first test tyres made from dandelion rubber
International tyre manufacturer and automotive supplier Continental has reached an important milestone in its research project for the industrialisation of dandelion rubber in tyre production.
NEW GALAXY GARDEN PRO TYRE
TRS Tyre and Wheel Ltd have expanded their range of specialty tyres with the introduction of the Garden Pro range from Galaxy. The Galaxy Garden Pro is a mixed-service radial tyre developed specifically for small tractors used in gardening, orchards, vineyards and utility maintenance.
The ‘must have’ for all Waste transfer stations
An innovative product designed to reduce operating costs is increasingly finding acceptance with Waste Transfer Stations throughout New Zealand. Known as Rubber Cutting Edges, they are a simple bolt on addition to any loader bucket.
BKT sign as the official tyre sponsor of Monster Jam ®
Earlier this year, it was announced that Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT Tires), which offers a large production range of Off-Highway tyres, has signed a multi-year agreement as the official and exclusive tyre sponsor of Monster Jam® and its fleet of Monster Jam trucks
Continental Presents the new Conti Hybrid range of tyres
Continental chose the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, UK, held earlier this year, to present its newly developed Continental Hybrid tyre range .