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Dec 20, 2022 1:29:01 PM

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The Cost of Mismatched Dual-Position Tires

Minimizing the Effects of Mismatched Tires on Construction and Mining Equipment 

It’s common to see dual-wheel configurations on construction and mining equipment—they provide superior stability, are adept at handling heavy loads, and produce exceptional traction even in soft and slick terrain. While duals offer a number of advantages to fleet owners and operators, they also add a few unique challenges, the most notable of which is the need to ensure that tires in the dual position match, no small feat considering the conditions these tires commonly work in.

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Topics: Construction Tires, OTR Tires, Mining Tires, Dual-Position Tires

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Nov 1, 2022 3:00:00 PM

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The Industries Adopting Solid Skid Steer Tires

Applications that Benefit from Solid Skid Steer Tires 

Skid steers have built a reputation for versatility, becoming a staple in a wide range of applications spanning a multitude of industries. Whether it’s moving manure on a farm or cleaning up a demoed building in the middle of the city, this workhorse piece of equipment depends on its tires to maximize its performance and enhance its adaptability. The type of tire equipped on a skid steer will greatly influence how it performs in a particular job. 

Solid tires are often the first choice for skid steers tackling the toughest applications, such as those with a high chance of punctures, working on extremely abrasive surfaces, and where downtime isn’t an option.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Dairy Farming, Waste Industry, Construction Tires, Solid Tires

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Oct 12, 2022 11:15:25 AM

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Construction Tire Safety Best Practices

Five Construction Tire Best Practices for Safer Sites   

Tires are one of the unsung heroes of a construction site—they often travel at high speeds, carry heavy loads, work non-stop, and operate in challenging terrain. By establishing a few simple tire safety best practices, construction business owners and fleet managers can take a significant step toward improving the safety of their operators and equipment.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction Tires, Safety

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Sep 14, 2022 1:13:26 PM

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Fighting Inflation in Construction with…Inflation

The Pressure to Offset Rising Costs 

Inflation is top of mind for everyone in the construction industry, as prices have increased for everything from softwood to steel. Rising costs have put enormous pressure on today’s construction companies, and have challenged them to adopt new tactics to prevent escalating expenses from eating into their margins, reducing their liquidity, and ultimately hurting their profitability.

Inflation is also a strategy construction businesses can employ to fight rising costs—the inflation pressure of their equipment's tires, that is.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction Tires

Posted by YOHTA Team

Jun 21, 2022 2:26:32 PM

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New Triple-Steel-Belted Alliance Flotation Tire for Ag and Construction

The new Alliance 590 flotation radial from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires features three layers of steel belts under a cut-resistant tread compound—a powerfully puncture-resistant combination for the heavy tankers, wagons and pull-behind sprayers used on farms and construction sites.

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Topics: Farm Tires, Press Release, Agricultural Tires, Construction Tires

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