Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Warrendale, PA
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Warrendale many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your high flotation tires from your flotation tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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. Firestone was a farmer too, and he was always looking for ways to help his fellow growers. He wanted to "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling on rubber. Today, Harvey Firestone's original Ohio farmstead is still in use. It's home to the Firestone Farm Tire Test Center, where farm tire tech continues to develop! Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your nearest Pennsylvania Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Warrendale.
Farm Tires to Support the Warrendale 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 type of farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without damaging the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and harvest. They help keep heavy-duty farm vehicles off the ground in situations where other tires would dig in and damage the soil. Use Firestone flotation tires in Warrendale for equipment that floats better, rides smoother
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation specialists at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's designed for linear and pivot irrigation systems. You'll enjoy balanced traction whether you're moving forward or reverse, all thanks to the non-directional tread pattern. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body [content-text-4-10] It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, or floods, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly becoming larger. To keep pace, new sprayer tires must be made for stability and handling—at any speed. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. It's crafted to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's only one of our many sprayer tires. Your Warrendale Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that offer excellent ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Warrendale
Does harvest season make you feel like a chicken running around with its head cut off? You probably don't have the right equipment and tires. But with harvest tires from your Warrendale ag tire dealer, [content-text-6-2] But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Warrendale, you can take in the harvest with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for remarkable field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Warrendale
The proper tractor tires make running a farm easier. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your Warrendale ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you choose the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Warrendale. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, 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 manage every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Warrendale Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Warrendale sell a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. 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 traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. Firestone farm implement tires are made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Warrendale for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Warrendale
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Warrendale. But first, you'll probably want to know: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to [content-text-11-3] how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The truth is, the answer varies. 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. The system you choose for your Pennsylvania farm will depend on your operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combo of tire tracks and tires.
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. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts 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 things can alter the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems get the job done. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. Your local Warrendale Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.