Welcome to Agrigear, Tyre and Wheel Specialists

Wheel Manufacturing & Modification

 

The manufacturing and modification services available at Agrigear include the following:

- Standard tractor wheels with fixed or adjustable centre discs

- Customised rims for flotation or extra-wide tyres; suitable for tractors, balers, wagons & trailers

- Rowcrop rims manufactured or modified and sprayed to a customer's colour

- Dual wheel systems for tractors as well as for self-propelled and combine harvesters

- Triple wheel systems suitable for bog work

- Loader wheels & rims; industrial loaders converted for agricultural use

- Reinforced wheels for agricultural, forestry, construction and industrial machines

- Earthmover rims, 1-piece, 3-piece and 5-piece options.


Below are a few examples of wheel manufacturing and modification jobs recently completed at Agrigear.

 

HARDI ALPHA 4100 SELF-PROPELLED SPRAYER

Purpose of machine: spraying

Modification requirement: fit with wider wheels for Winter spraying (originally fitted with rowcrop 13.6X48 wheels)

Agrigear’s task: built new rims and fitted with 600/65R34 tyres

Benefits: increased tyre footprint for improved flotation in wet conditions; also 2 sets of wheels for 1 application

CAT 980G WHEEL LOADER

Purpose of machine: underground mining (originally worked with stone in a quarry)

Modification requirement: overall height of machine to be lowered

Agrigear’s task: built new set of wheels to reduce overall diameter of wheels from 29” down to 25”

Benefits: overall height of machine reduced and can now fit through mine entrance

 

FENDT 939 TRACTOR

Purpose of machine: tillage farming

Modification requirement: fit with wider wheels

Agrigear’s task: built new rims and fitted with Agrimax Force IF900/60R42 & IF710/60R34 tyres

Benefits: improved flotation at lower ground pressure and reduced soil compaction

 


AMAZONE ULTRA HYDRO FERTILIZER SPREADER

Purpose of machine: spreading fertilizer in tramlines on tillage crops

Modification requirement: fit with wider wheels

Agrigear’s task: built new rims & fitted rowcrop tyres for use on tillage crops   

Benefits: less compaction and increased stability in tramlines


JOHN DEERE 8420 TRACTOR

Purpose of machine: single pass corn drilling

Modification requirement: fit with wider wheels

Agrigear’s task: built new wheel rims and fitted with Agrimax 900/50X42 & 750/55X26 tyres

Benefits: lower soil compaction

 


NEW HOLLAND TCE50 TRACTOR

Purpose of machine: landscape gardening

Modification requirement: fit with agricultural tyres (originally fitted with grassland/turf tyres)

Agrigear’s task: built new wheel rims and fitted with BKT Agrimax 360/70R24 & 280/70R16 tyres

Benefits: radial tyres offer improved traction