Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Kent, WA
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Kent. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. 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. 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. Harvey Firestone's legacy lives on in the Farm Tire Test Center, located on his original farmstead in Ohio. Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your nearest Washington Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Kent.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Kent
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 special type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great 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. With flotation tires from Kent Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better and 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 right irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's designed for linear and pivot irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. Our Irrigation Special Tire is another top choice for mobile irrigation equipment. It features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for stable traction and wear. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To safeguard your crop during 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. 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. In Kent, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that deliver outstanding ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Farm Tires for Kent'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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Kent, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features an extra-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 features a stronger carcass for noteworthy field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. Whatever field conditions you face, you can count on Firestone farm tires to face them with you.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Kent
The right tractor tires can make running a farm easier. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a new government mandate. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Kent, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD combines and tractors. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you identify the best fit.
Loggers don't have to lose a minute of downtime with Firestone forestry tires in Kent. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to 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 Firestone forestry tire dealer in Kent to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Kent sell 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 designed with special tread that allows for more flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
There are all types of farmers, and all types of farm implement tires 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. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Kent for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Kent?
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Kent. But you're probably wondering: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The truth is, the answer varies. You can read more about it in the Tire Expert Center, Rubber Tracks vs. Tires, but what follows is a brief overview. Each system comes with pros and cons. The system you choose for your Washington farm will depend on your operation. 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. For traction, our research has found that track systems perform better than wheeled systems at 0 - 3% slip. Increase slip to 5 - 9% and wheeled systems prove more efficient. In reality, many things can alter the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. Your local Kent Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.