In the markets where full tree logging still dominates, you will need to make sure that you equip your skidder with high quality skidder tires and why not choose tires from the global market leader in forestry tires, Nokian Tyres. Nokian Tyres have 2 tires that are suitable for skidders, they have the Nokian Logger King LS-2 and the Nokian Forest King TRS LS-2. They are both made for the biggest machinery operating in the hardest conditions.
The Logger King LS-2 is designed for long, trouble free service life in heavy skidder use. The tire is built to and offers excellent puncture resistance due to steel breakers. The tread has self-cleaning properties to allow for excellent grip even in wet and muddy conditions. This tire can be used with or without over the tire tracks, which can easily be assembled if needed. The special rubber compound is specially designed for the harsh conditions in the forest with stubs and rocks that can damage the tires.The Nokian Forest King LS-2 offers a steel fortified tire with durable rubber compound specially designed for skidders. This tire is also for the high loads and the tire is very cut and crack resistant. It also offers excellent grip due to the straight tread.
Nokian Tyres also has a range of tires for forest tractors and logger trucks tires. It is advisable to consult the technical tire manual to assure that you select the correct tire for the challenges that you face. The manual allows you to select the correct dimension and ensures that it can handle the load at the various tire pressures.
The Nokian Tyres is a global market leader as it has been working closely with both its customers as well as the equipment manufacturers to develop tires that can overcome the challenges of its customers. It produces some of the most durable tires for the most challenging conditions. This is what you need to avoid problems when you operating on distant sites. You do however need to make sure that you follow the tire guidelines and proper maintenance to avoid unscheduled downtime due to tire related problems. These tires are built to last, so hopefully by choosing the best tires on the market you can avoid problems and associated downtime and enjoy a high productivity forestry operations.