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Mar 4, 2020 8:39:00 AM

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Smooth Tires for Skid Steers and Loaders

Why Choose a Smooth Tire for Your Skid Steer or Loader

There is an abundance of tread patterns available to operators looking to equip their skid steers and loaders with application-specific tires. Whether it’s a super-deep tread like our Muddy Buddy or a technical tread such as our 550 MultiUse, the tread pattern of the tire you choose will have an enormous impact on your machine’s performance. Because tread patterns play a primary role in the way we talk about tires, we’re often asked why would someone choose a smooth tire (a tire without a tread)? And, what advantages do smooth tires offer? 

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Skid Steer Tires, Waste Industry, Recycling Industry, Warehouse 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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Nov 28, 2018 8:13:00 AM

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Choosing an Application-Specific Skid Steer Tire

Matching the Right Skid Steer Tire to the Right Job

The fantastic versatility of skid steers has led to their use in numerous applications across a broad spectrum of industries. Because of this, skid steer tires are now offered in different constructions and a wide variety of patterns. One of the best steps you can take to maximize the productivity of your skid steer—and your entire operation—is to make sure your machine is equipped with a tire designed to handle the terrain where it will operate and the tasks it will be asked to perform. Keep reading to learn how to choose your next skid steer tire by application.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Waste Industry, Recycling Industry, Construction Tires

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Oct 31, 2018 1:05:00 PM

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Scary Sites and Galaxy Solid Tires

Spooky Sites and Solid Tires 

It may not be ghouls and goblins lurking around dark corners that scare today’s skid steer operators; rather, it’s debris, downtime, and punctures that keep them up at night. And while dark basements, haunted woods, and creepy old houses provide the chills this time of year, these scary work sites unnerve operators all-year long. Luckily, skid steer operators can make these sites a little less frightening by equipping their machines with solid tires.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Waste Industry, Recycling Industry, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Construction Tires, Solid Tires

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Aug 3, 2018 4:20:00 PM

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Apertures: Solid Tire's Ace in the Hole

Softening Solid Tires for Cooler and More Comfortable Ride 

More and more operators are outfitting their equipment with solid tires as industries such as construction, recycling, and mining face increasingly tight margins. Solid tires help minimize downtime caused by flats, can last two to three times longer than a pneumatic tire, and have a reputation for delivering a low total cost of ownership. Also becoming more commonplace is the appearance of small openings, or apertures, on solid tires. But what is an aperture and how does it work?

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Paving Tires, Construction, Tire Construction, Waste Industry, Recycling Industry, Construction Tires, Solid Tires