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May 19, 2022 11:02:13 AM

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Electrification and Construction Tires

Application-Specific Tires for Electric Construction Equipment 


The use of electric equipment is building in popularity on construction sites across the globe and is poised to surge in the coming years. Driving this interest in electric equipment is everything from a growing number of electric offerings from equipment manufacturers to rapidly improving technology and the numerous advantages offered by going electric. Electric equipment presents new challenges to tires, however, and fleet managers will want to consider their unique needs when selecting them.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction, Construction Tires

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Nov 16, 2021 1:16:26 PM

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Five Tips for Longer Lasting Construction Tires

Managing Construction Tires for Better ROI 


After labor and fuel, tires are the third-highest operating cost on a wheeled piece of heavy equipment. Having a proactive approach to the management and maintenance of your construction equipment’s tires can equal big gains over the course of its lifetime. Making tires last longer is easy and just taking a few simple steps can save you a substantial amount on your tire spend.  

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Topics: Construction Industry, Tire Maintenance, Construction Tires

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Oct 26, 2021 12:16:28 PM

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The Telehandler’s Ascent to Key Piece of Construction Equipment

Telehandlers Rise to New Challenges


Telehandlers were developed to act as a forklift in rough terrain—a specialized tool, for a specific application, and occasional use. It didn’t take long for operators to discover just how versatile telehandlers are and for them to outgrow their original application. Telehandlers are more adaptable than forklifts and more compact and maneuverable than cranes, which has led them to be used in all manner of construction projects, including general construction, roofing, framing, masonry, demolition, commercial, retail, road, and bridgework.   

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Construction Industry, Galaxy Giraffe, Galaxy MPC, Alliance 585, Galaxy Super High Lift, Telehandler Tires

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Sep 23, 2020 3:38:00 PM

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Pneumatic, Solid, and Foam-Filled Telehandler Tires

The Pros and Cons of the Different Types of Telehandler Tires 


Telehandler owners/operators ask a lot of their tires—they need to transmit a machine’s power, provide stability when moving a load at height, operate in a variety of terrains, and stand up to regular use. Consequently, equipping a telehandler with the right tire will have an enormous effect on its performance, improving everything from productivity and safety to profit. But what type of telehandler tire to choose?

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Construction Industry, Construction, Construction Tires, Solid Tires, Telehandler Tires

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Jun 19, 2019 8:42:00 AM

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Choosing Between Solid and Foam-Filled Tires

Why You Should Choose a Solid Tire for Your Skid Steer 

More and more industries are turning to skid steers to handle difficult jobs in demanding terrain that challenges even the toughest tires. Between the sidewall-slashing and puncture-threatening debris found on demolition sites and in recycling centers, and the wicked wear caused by hard surface use, skid steer operators in the past would fill their pneumatic tires with foam to maximize uptime and prevent flat tires on the job site.

Since the recent popularization of solid skid steer tires, operators have a choice of whether to upgrade their fleet to solid tires or continue the older practice of foam-filling pneumatic tires. Here are a few reasons we believe will make choosing a solid tire (hopefully from Galaxy) a no-brainer.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Skid Steer Tires, Construction Industry, Construction, Waste Industry, Recycling Industry, Construction Tires, Solid Tires

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