high-flotation tire

high-flotation tire

A tire with low pressure and with a very large contact area with the ground. Such tires may not necessarily be used for high-flotation gear.
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With every new walk-behind trencher, the Ditch Witch organization offers a choice of high-flotation tires or a heavy-duty DuraTrak track system, which provides exceptional traction and stability over rough and uneven terrain.
Thanks to the tractor's exclusive high-flotation tires and longer wheelbase, the tractor provides more traction with less compaction under load.
Maneuvering in and around jobsites is made easier by the RT24's hydraulic, skid-steer-style steering and high-flotation tires, which provide stability and traction when traveling through rough terrain, across trenches, and over curbs.
Standard features on the backhoe include a heavy-duty front bumper that can be equipped with traction weights, a rounded fiberglass hood, float control on the front loader bucket, and high-flotation tires.
The fact that this machine has high-flotation tires makes it extremely mobile," Brotherton said.