Telehandler tyre users: Loads more wear

Telehandler tyres have to take on a real mixed bag of challenges, from constant turning on concrete when filling the likes of a diet feeder or grain lorry to making their way across soggy fields. We speak to four users to get their feedback on how they rate their handler rubber

by Jane Carley

3 Aug 2021

Telehandlers are the ‘jack of all trades’ machines for many farms, but where they are used mainly on hard surfaces such as around the yard, the constant shuttling can be tough on tyres. Manufacturers have responded by developing tyres with an industrial-type tread which is more hard wearing, but still capable of handling roadwork and a little fieldwork. Operators report a considerable improvement in wearing life