More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Sweetwater, TX
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Sweetwater. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, and it didn't take long for the Firestone name to become a leader in the ag tier market. Firestone was always looking for ways to help farmers. He was one, too. He wanted to move farmers away from using metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort, and "Put the Farm on Rubber," instead. His dream was realized by 1950 when you'd be hard pressed to find a tractor that didn't roll 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. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in Sweetwater, TX.
Farm Tires in Sweetwater: For the Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Flotation tires are designed with a wider footprint to help minimize soil compaction, which can damage a field's yield. This unique farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without damaging the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction from planting to fieldwork, tillage to harvest. They help raise heavy-duty farm equipment off the ground in conditions where other tires would "grip and rip" the soil. Use Firestone flotation tires in Sweetwater for equipment that floats better, rides smoother
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation experts at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's crafted specially for pivot and linear 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 a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, or floods, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To stay current, new sprayer tires must be designed for stability and handling—at any speed. 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 only one of our many sprayer tires. In Sweetwater, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that offer outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Farm Tires for Sweetwater's Harvest Season
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 Sweetwater ag tire dealer, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We have harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for optimum field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. Whatever field conditions you face, you can count on Firestone farm tires to face them with you.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Sweetwater
The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a new government mandate. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Sweetwater, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Maximize your tractor's power with the right tractor tires for your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you find the best fit.
Loggers don't have to lose a minute of downtime with Firestone forestry tires in Sweetwater. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders negotiate every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Sweetwater Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Sweetwater Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are designed with special tread that allows for more ride comfort, traction and flotation.
There are all types of farmers, and all types of farm implement tires to match. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Sweetwater for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Sweetwater?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Sweetwater. But first, you'll probably want to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The answer to that question depends on a few factors. You can read more about it in the Tire Expert Center, Rubber Tracks vs. Tires, but what follows is a brief overview. Each system has ups and downs. The best system for your Texas farm will depend on your specific operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combo of tire tracks and tires.
In terms of fuel economy, Firestone Ag research has found that a track system will eat up more fuel since it requires more horsepower to rotate the track. The correct tire inflation can make all the difference, though. With the right tire pressure, a tracked tractor and a comparable wheeled tractor will employ 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. In the end, many things can alter the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Sweetwater farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.