More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Hammond, IN
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Hammond. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, you can turn to Firestone Commercial for help.
Once Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, it didn't take him long to make a name for himself in the farm tire market. As a farmer himself, Firestone was always developing in ways to help growers solve problems. He wanted to move farmers away from using metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort, and "Put the Farm on Rubber," instead. By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling on rubber. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in Hammond, IN.
Farm Tires in Hammond: For the Growing Season
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. Flotation tires aim to decrease the damage done to a field's yield. They're made with a wider footprint to limit soil compaction. This unique farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without damaging the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting less soil compaction and better flotation from planting to fieldwork, tillage to harvest. Where other tires dig in and damage the soil, flotation tires don't. They keep heavy-duty farm tires up and off the ground. With flotation tires from Hammond Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation specialists at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's crafted specially for linear and pivot irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To keep pace, new sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. The Radial All Traction RC Tire is designed for this very thing. It's designed to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's just one of our sprayer tires. Your Hammond Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that deliver superb handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Hammond Farm Tires for Harvest Season
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Hammond, you can harvest your crops with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for remarkable field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. We know you're outstanding in your field. Let Firestone help you stay there, with the right farm tires.
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The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a new government mandate. Your Hammond ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Maximize your tractor's power with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you identify the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Hammond, they don't have to. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that skidders, forwarders, and loggers negotiate every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Hammond Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Hammond Firestone farm tire dealers offer a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. Firestone farm implement tires are designed to take on heavy loads and resist stubble damage while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Hammond for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Hammond
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Hammond. But you're probably wondering: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer depends on a variety of factors. You can read all about Rubber Tracks vs. Tires in the Tire Expert Center, but we'll provide a brief overview here, too. Each system has its advantages. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Indiana farm. You might even be able to benefit from a combination of tires and tire tracks.
Firestone Ag research has shown that in terms of fuel economy, a track system will consume more fuel since it takes more horsepower to rotate the track. With the proper tire inflation, a tracked tractor and comparable wheeled tractor will consume about the same amount of fuel. And for traction, our research indicates that track systems perform better than wheeled systems at 0 - 3% slip. Increase slip to 5 - 9% and wheeled systems prove more efficient. All in all, many variables influence the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems work. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. Your local Hammond Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.