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Suitable wheels for Euro-6 trucks and HL tyres

Suitable wheels for Euro-6 trucks and HL tyres

There is no getting away from it. For the haulage industry, emissions requirements in Europa are getting stricter all the time, which means that truck manufacturers are constantly developing newer engi...

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What is the difference between radial tyres and diagonal tyres?

What is the difference between radial tyres and diagonal tyres?

'Radial tyres' and 'diagonal tyres' are 2 terms that also apply to earth-moving tyres. The two tyre types are distinguished via their respective structures.

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Extra-wide pattern surface offers benefits

Extra-wide pattern surface offers benefits

Standard, IF and VF tyres are common in the farming business. But IF and VF tyres (Increased Flexion and Very High Flexion respectively) are increasing in popularity. And there's a good reason for...

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Nothing grows in tyre tracks

Nothing grows in tyre tracks

Soil compaction is an important term in the farming business. It’ is thus essential to pay attention to track forming (or soil compaction) because nothing grows in tyre tracks! However, IF and VF tyres...

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Solutions for difficult conditions

Solutions for difficult conditions

Modern combinations of tractors and agricultural machines continue to become heavier. However, this can cause many problems with poor site conditions. The vehicles will sink into the ground, the soil s...

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Tips for wheel mounting

Tips for wheel mounting

You must take several essential factors into account when mounting (new) wheels. For instance, you must have a procedure for tightening bolts, which is based on a pre-determined sequence and particular...

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Mounting wheels

Mounting wheels

We possess a wealth of knowledge about wheels and tyres. And we are pleased to share it with you. For example, when it comes to wheel disks and mounting possibilities. Because this is quite a complex m...

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Your OTR tyres mounted on rims ready to use

Your OTR tyres mounted on rims ready to use

We have an exclusive partnership with Barkley, which means you can always count on the best possible service. For example, you can have your OTR tyres mounted on rims, so they are immediately ready to ...

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Background of OTR tyres

Background of OTR tyres

Many OTR tyres are not only used off-road. In many situations, vehicles also drive on hardened surfaces or public roads at above average speeds. In such cases, it is important to pay attention to the t...

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OTR tyres, there are essential differences

OTR tyres, there are essential differences

OTR tyres are available in many types because they are used for such a wide range of activities. If we look at pattern depths, we encounter four different types, namely E2/L2/G2, E3/L3/G3, E4/L4, L5.

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Transference ratio, rolling circumference and inter-axle ratio

Transference ratio, rolling circumference and inter-axle ratio

When it comes to tractors with four-wheel drive, there is a close relationship between the dimensions of front and rear tyres.

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Protect your soil against compaction

Protect your soil against compaction

Soil compaction; a term you will have encountered increasingly often in recent years. But what does it mean exactly? Our specialists will gladly provide an explanation!

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The ideal tyre pressure for your agricultural tyres

The ideal tyre pressure for your agricultural tyres

Tyre pressure. It sounds simple. And it is simple, as long as you know the ideal pressure for each situation. If tyre pressure is a little too high or too low, this can have a major impact on the work ...

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TT or TL- tube type or tubeless tyres

TT or TL- tube type or tubeless tyres

Apart from structure (radial or diagonal), size and profile, tyres can also be distinguished by whether they are TT (tube type) or TL (tube less) tyres. In this case, the former features an inner tube ...

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What do specific earth-moving machines do

What do specific earth-moving machines do

Besides moving earth, sand and rock, machines that are part of the OTR or EM (Earthmover) category can also be used for many other possibilities. We are pleased to give you an overview of these machine...

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The ET-value is definitive in determining the correct choice of wheel.

The ET-value is definitive in determining the correct choice of wheel.

Did you know that a specific designation for truck wheels is not entirely clear? We are often asked questions about the offset of a wheel. This is indicated by the ET-value, which comes from the German...

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Which OTR tyres should you use for specific machines

Which OTR tyres should you use for specific machines

Machines in the OTR or EM (Earthmover) categories have a unique code for their tyres. We are pleased to give you an overview, so you know which OTR tyres you should be using on specific machines.

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Reading tyres

Reading tyres

Many details can be literally read from the tyre itself. For instance, the brand and size, but also specific technical information like the Load and Speed Index.

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Fixed ratios

Fixed ratios

In general, a wide range of tyre markings are encountered on tyres. One of these markings is the height/width ratio, which is always found on the side of the tyre. How is it calculated?

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Lug hole types

Lug hole types

Of course, it must be possible to mount rims on to the hub. Lug holes have been developed for this specific purpose. Every rim has a centre bore and several lug holes to attach the rim to the hub. Thes...

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Cross section of a rim

Cross section of a rim

The actual dimensions of radial tyres can differ considerably from size markings and can also differ per brand, type and elasticity of the strip material. That is why we recommend looking at the cross ...

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Load index truck tyres

Load index truck tyres

The load index is mentioned on the side of the tyre and is always mentioned together with the speed index. The load index indicates precisely how much weight the tyre is able to cope with (at the corre...

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Pressure control system for agricultural tyres

Pressure control system for agricultural tyres

No matter which tyres you choose, it is always about finding the ideal balance between load per tyre in kg, speed in km/h and air pressure. Do you need lower tyre pressure in fields and a higher tyre p...

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Double-air assembly

Double-air assembly

Why should you opt for double air? Double air, which is also referred to as double assembly, involves spreading the load over several tyres, better spreading soil pressure and improving tractive force....

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IF, VF and CFO/CHO tyres for lower pressure

IF, VF and CFO/CHO tyres for lower pressure

Various types of tyres are available that can help to reduce tyre pressure while still working with the same load. We have offered an overview and have explained the differences, so you can select the ...

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Tyres for rigid or articulated dumpers

Tyres for rigid or articulated dumpers

These vehicles have been designed for a single purpose - to transport heavy loads. This involves collecting the load at one site and then transporting it to another location, where it is unloaded. Depe...

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Load/Speed-Index for agricultural tyres

Load/Speed-Index for agricultural tyres

The load index of an agricultural tyre can be found on the side of the tyre and is always mentioned together with the speed index. The load index indicates how much weight the tyre is able to cope with...

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Discover the new MRL tyres

Discover the new MRL tyres

Are you curious about MRL tyres for your tractor, trailer or machine? Our range offers you 6 different types of tyres. Are you looking for tyres with a self-cleansing pattern; the best tyres for drivin...

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Conversion possibilities tractor tyres

Conversion possibilities tractor tyres

There is a close relationship between the dimensions of front and rear tyres on four-wheel drive tractors. To maximise the potential of four-wheel drive, the rolling circumference of the front tyres mu...

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Custom made Agricultural wheels

Custom made Agricultural wheels

If you want to order wheels with a fixed disc, we will need you to supply the details shown in the image opposite. Would you like to know more? Then please call one of our members of staff.

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Structure of a rim

Structure of a rim

What do rim markings mean and how can you read them? We are pleased to explain. The width of the rim is measured between the outer edges of the rim. The rim diameter is measured upright, between the he...

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Fitting agricultural tyres

Fitting agricultural tyres

A few very important safety and fitting guidelines must be complied with when replacing tractor tyres. It is an intensive job, so it would be wise to seek assistance from a (agricultural) tyre speciali...

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The tyre label

The tyre label

The European tyre label has been mandatory for new tyres since 1 November 2012 and applies to passenger vehicles as well as light and heavy industrial vehicles.

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Difficulty selecting truck tyres?

Difficulty selecting truck tyres?

Truck tyres are available in many types, sizes and profiles. There is a good reason for this because tyres are selected depending on where trucks are deployed. Do they mainly travel long distances, do ...

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Speed index truck tyres

Speed index truck tyres

The speed index is a code which indicates the maximum speed at which the tyre can be used and is always mentioned together with the load index. This code is also issued for off-road vehicles and vehicl...

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TRA codes create transparency

TRA codes create transparency

Internationally standardised TRA codes can be used to select appropriate (earth-moving) tyres for specific machines. They can be used to instantly see which tyres are suitable for a particular purpose....

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Flotation tyres: steel belted or nylon

Flotation tyres: steel belted or nylon

One of the most important decisions when selecting flotation tyres, involves selecting an appropriate casing. The choice between steel belted and nylon casings is more important than deciding whether t...

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Mounting a truck tyre

Mounting a truck tyre

Truck or trailer tyres should be mounted by professionals. But before getting to this stage, you must consult your tyre specialist to find tyres suitable for your specific purpose. Naturally, the tyres...

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Earth-moving and industrial tyres per vehicle type

Earth-moving and industrial tyres per vehicle type

In principle, all earth-moving and industrial machines have been designed for a specific use. However, some machines can be implemented for a variety of purposes. Each type of machine is accompanied by...

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Tyres for scrapers

Tyres for scrapers

To a certain extent, self-loading earth-moving machines are subject to the same conditions as rigid or articulated dumpers. Once again, loads are collected at one location and then transported to anoth...

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Tyres for loaders

Tyres for loaders

In most cases, loaders are deployed on rough terrain and surfaces featuring rubble and waste materials. That is why tyres must feature properties that protect them against incisions and damage.

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Prevent damage to agricultural and earth-moving tyres

Prevent damage to agricultural and earth-moving tyres

The powerhouses of the tyre world - agricultural and earth-moving tyres - are pushed to their limits on a daily basis. In the same way as other tyres, unnecessary damage to these tyres can be prevented...

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Prevent damage to truck tyres: Drive smarter and reduce tyre-related costs

Prevent damage to truck tyres: Drive smarter and reduce tyre-related costs

What causes damage to truck tyres? Is it caused by the condition of roads and terrains, or are there (also) other causes? Damage to truck tyres can simply be avoided via greater vigilance and more (pre...

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Tyre pressure for agricultural tyres

Tyre pressure for agricultural tyres

One of the biggest challenges faced by agricultural vehicles involves changing loads placed on tyres when driving on different types of surfaces. Which tyre pressure or particular type of tyre should b...

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It's all about the rim

It's all about the rim

Heuver Tyrewholesale not only specialises in tyres for trucks, trailers, OTR machines and agricultural equipment, but also the accompanying rims. They are an essential component when using tyres effect...

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Tyres for bulldozers

Tyres for bulldozers

In some situations, bulldozers featuring tyres are used instead of bulldozers equipped with tracks. These machines are normally deployed to move materials (often soil) by pushing them. Bulldozers are a...

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Tyres for graders

Tyres for graders

Graders require different tyres than loaders, bulldozers, scrapers and rigid or articulated dumpers. Graders are used when maintaining and building roads; to flatten the top layer of the sand bed or th...

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Tyres for rollers

Tyres for rollers

When building (asphalt) roads, it is very important for the various layers to be compressed equally. As a result, rollers and road-building machines must make sure that equal pressure is applied so an ...

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Tyres for aircraft towing trucks

Tyres for aircraft towing trucks

You will only see these vehicles at airports. Large and small aircraft towing trucks shunt incoming and out-going planes to and from gates and runways. And this applies to all planes, because specific ...

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IF and VF tyres reduce soil compaction

IF and VF tyres reduce soil compaction

In recent years, farming companies have had to farm ever larger agricultural areas. This trend has come about because the number of farming companies has decreased, while the total agricultural area ha...

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Carefully choose OTR tyres

Carefully choose OTR tyres

Tyre suitability is determined by the circumstances to which machines are exposed. In general, three factors are involved when selecting tyres: Machine, Deployment and TKPH (TMPH).

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Essential information for truck and trailer tyres

Essential information for truck and trailer tyres

All trucks, trailers and other pieces of rolling stock are supplied by manufacturers featuring tyres which are compatible with their respective load capacities. When replacing tyres, it is essential to...

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Tractor tyres with power

Tractor tyres with power

Productivity is an essential factor in modern agricultural companies. And high productivity is they key to success. Tractor tyres are now accompanied by much stricter basic requirements and modern trac...

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Agricultural companies require all-rounders

Agricultural companies require all-rounders

In modern agricultural companies, time is a decisive factor more so than ever before. Distances are often long and transport takes place over hard and soft roads, as well as the fields themselves. Comp...

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Powerhouse that make a difference

Powerhouse that make a difference

Barkley is a brand of high quality OTR tyres, which offers quality that matches the more renowned brands. However, affordability is one of Barkley's core principles. We can offer our customers the...

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How hard must OTR tyres be?

How hard must OTR tyres be?

The life span of OTR tyres is greatly determined by their air pressure. So pay close attention, even though the tyres have a naturally robust appearance. By complying with the guidelines, you can signi...

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Choice between radial and diagonal tyres determined by use

Choice between radial and diagonal tyres determined by use

Manufacturers design and build OTR machines based on the conditions encountered in their deployment areas. However, they also require specific types of tyres. As a result, slightly different versions –...

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Metal powerhouses

Metal powerhouses

Even if you have the best OTR tyres, which match your machine and purpose perfectly, they will be of little use to you without appropriate wheels. Thanks to modern laser cutting machines and robot tech...

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Tyres for straddle carriers

Tyres for straddle carriers

Straddle carriers are machines you will definitely not see on a public highway. They are - primarily - confined to container transshipment companies in ports or distribution/storage areas. In many case...

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Improved safety, better handling, higher efficiency

Improved safety, better handling, higher efficiency

It's one of those difficult to answer questions: when do I place winter tyres on my fleet? And is it actually necessary?

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Aeolus winter tyres offer certainty in planning

Aeolus winter tyres offer certainty in planning

Legal requirements concerning the use of winter tyres in Europe have been modified. And this also applies to heavy goods traffic. M+S tyres are a minimum requirement in the main transport countries. Th...

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Truck tyres at Heuver: large stocks, competitive prices and fast delivery

Truck tyres at Heuver: large stocks, competitive prices and fast delivery

Truck tyres, wheels and tyres mounted on rims - Heuver is a total supplier and excels on all fronts. Our service knows no bounds. Because we try to do our best for customers each and every day. Our fas...

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Profiles of earth-moving tyres

Profiles of earth-moving tyres

Earth-moving tyres (OTR – off the road) is a collective name given to tyres used on large machines. Such machines are mostly used in the construction, road-building and mining industries, where hardene...

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European legislation concerning winter tyres and tyre chains

European legislation concerning winter tyres and tyre chains

It’s important for you are familiar with the latest legislation concerning winter tyres and tyre chains on commercial vehicles heavier than 3500 kg. We realise exactly how important this is! That’s why...

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What do the codes on the side wall of a tyre mean?

What do the codes on the side wall of a tyre mean?

The side of a tyre, which is referred to as the side wall, features a code that indicates the tyre's size and intended purpose. But what does it all mean? We will be pleased to explain everything ...

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Wholesaler agricultural tyres | Heuver Tyrewholesale

Wholesaler agricultural tyres | Heuver Tyrewholesale

Are you looking for new agricultural tyres? Heuver Tyrewholesale offers over 100,000 tyres and wheels by many brands. We can deliver quickly from stock and offer the best possible service.

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The best truck tyres for any situation

The best truck tyres for any situation

No matter what you transport and how you do it, we can offer the best truck tyres for any situation. And we also enjoy offering you the necessary advice! When doing so, we always consider what you will...

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Single or dual assembly for agricultural tyres?

Single or dual assembly for agricultural tyres?

Things are simple for trucks: they either have a single axle or a double axle. But a real choice must be made in the agricultural sector: will you opt for single or dual assembly? People often ask them...

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Single or dual wheel assembly on trucks

Single or dual wheel assembly on trucks

The choice between single or dual assembly does not really apply to trucks and trailers. In this case, the steer axle always features two tyres. But a choice can be made for the all other axles, with t...

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Reduce costs by selecting appropriate rolling resistance

Reduce costs by selecting appropriate rolling resistance

You can save money by identifying the ideal rolling resistance for your truck tyres. Maurits Bloem, our Product manager Truck tyres, is pleased to explain exactly how this works.

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Steer axle tyres: what do you look for?

Steer axle tyres: what do you look for?

The steer axle is an important position on a truck. After all, it is directly influenced by ever move of the steering wheel. It is thus good to know what you must look out for when buying steer axle ty...

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M+S code: opt for safety!

M+S code: opt for safety!

When looking for winter tyres for your fleet, you will quickly encounter truck tyres with an M+S code. These letters mean the same thing in different languages: ‘Matsch’ + Schnee or Mud + Snow. These t...

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Which rim accompanies a specific truck tyre?

Which rim accompanies a specific truck tyre?

Selecting the best truck tyre is one thing, but how do find the most appropriate rim? After all, you want to avoid situations where the rim is unable to bear the load you are transporting. Or where the...

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Load index agricultural tyres

Load index agricultural tyres

It is important for you to check whether you are using the right tyre for the weight in question, and whether you have used the right air pressure. This is where the load index comes into the picture f...

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Wide agricultural tyres

Wide agricultural tyres

Your specific purpose and preferences will determine which wide agricultural tyres you need. The body of your machine also determines the ideal width of your tyre. Our agriculture expert Enno Schottert...

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Barkley agriculture

Barkley agriculture

Our in-house brand Barkley is excellent when it comes to agricultural tyres. You can always benefit from competitive prices, while getting the same (or higher) quality as other brands. This has allowed...

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15-inch agricultural tyres

15-inch agricultural tyres

This trailer tyre, which is better known as an implement tyre, is available in many different dimensions and profiles. The most in-demand version is the 15-inch agricultural tyre. In fact, it is 15.3 i...

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