Maxi Traction

Maxi Traction

  • Designed for high horsepower tractors, combines and harvesters
  • Upgraded load- and speed indexes
  • Excellent traction, self-cleaning and driving comfort
  • Long tyre life and uniform tread wear

Customer Benefits

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Reduced soil compaction

Firestone re-engineered tyre-casing with better flexing-properties result in a bigger footprint, reducing the pressure in the contact-area with the soil. Low soil-compaction results in more and bigger crops and yield, directly contributing to more profit.


Improved fuel economy

Superior traction achieved through excellent self-cleaning of the lug-pattern allows you to cover more ground faster, saving you time and fuel.


Save time in the field

Firestone agricultural products are developed to make farming more efficient. Excellent traction and self-cleaning in combination with the possibility to carry heavier implements or more load result in a significant gain of time. The interesting D/E-speed rated tyres allow you to drive on the road at high speeds, contributing to even more time-savings.


Outstanding road handling and comfort

Due to optimised lug- and tread designs, Firestone tyres produce maximum traction in the field and better handling on the road. You can be sure of very accurate steering- and braking response. Renewed tyre-carcasses offer improved damping-characteristics, contributing to a more comfortable drive without vibrations and road noise. We care about your well-being.


Long and reliable wear

Optimised compounds and a unique tyre-construction in function to the task to be performed make Firestone tyres extremely durable so they last longer. Flatter and wider threads in combination with an optimised lug design lead to even pressure distribution on the road, resulting in a uniform wear and extended tyre-life. Firestone products keep on performing, even when half-worn out.

Tyre Development Features

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Increased load capacity

Strong and well engineered tyre-casings make it possible to deal with the heaviest loads without compromising your operation-speed. This product is developed to fulfill the high load requirements of special farming-applications.


Dual Angle Lug

Firestone's unique Dual Angle Lug technology, as applied in the majority of our products features a special lug design with a distinctive ridge in the lugs. The special lug design increases traction tremendously while keeping soil-disturbance at an acceptable low level. Firestone products with Dual Angle lugs deliver 4% more traction than standard tyres. The lug-design features excellent self-cleaning, further increasing the traction properties.


Self Cleaning

Good self-cleaning of the tyre-pattern improves traction and reduces tyre-slip. Firestone's unique Dual Angle Lug technology contributes to better self-cleaning of the lug-pattern. Mud does not cling between the lugs, further improving the traction-properties, saving your time, fuel and top-soil.


High Speed Index

A large number of our tyre-patterns features D/E rated speed-indexes, allowing you to transport heavy loads at high speeds, up to 70 Km/h. Re-engineered tyre-casing with better damping characteristics result in high-speed operation with optimum driving-comfort.

Tyre Dimensions

Tyre Size SW OD SLR RC Approved Rim Permissible Rim
 
620/70R42 166D 163E Maxi Traction 638 1930 873 5814 DW20B DW18L - W18L

Load and Pressure Table

Speed (km/h) Max. Load per Tyre (KG) - Pressure per Tyre (bar)
0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.8 3.0
10+ 3430 4075 4800 5480 6135 6760 7095 7665 7960 8240 8510 8765 9010
10 3430 4075 4800 5480 6135 6760 7090 7395 7680 7950      
30 2630 3125 3680 4205 4705 5185 5435 5670 5890 6095      
40 2505 2980 3505 4000 4480 4935 5175 5395 5605 5805      
50 2405 2855 3360 3840 4295 4735 4960 5175 5375 5565      
65   2720 3200 3655 4090 4510 4725 4930 5120 5300      
70   2500 2945 3360 3760 4145 4345 4535 4710 4875      
(*): Cyclic Application (see note)
 
Note: * Cyclic tyre bonus loads are permitted for traction wheels in cyclic loading operations involving minimal torque and wide fluctuation in weight carried.
* Vehicles must be unloaded before transport outside the field.
* Maximum load may not be carried for more than 1.5 km before unloading operation begins.
* Maximum load per tyre includes all possible field and vehicle/usage variations.
* For hillside operations over 11° (20%) slope, no cyclic bonus load is allowed.
* Basic inflation pressure must be increased as per tables.