How to calculate tractor wheel slip

How to calculate tractor wheel slip Slight wheel-slip is essential for correctly transferring the tractor’s tractive force while still preserving the pasture condition.  This article explains how to measure wheel-slip and provides some options to achieve the optimum tractive efficiency with various implements by effectively managing wheel-slip. The degree of wheel-slip is equal to the…

Scania tests self-driving trucks in freeway traffic

The Swedish Transport Agency extends permission for Scania to perform testing of self-driving trucks on the E4 freeway between Södertälje and Jönköping. The testing program is a joint venture between Scania and autonomous vehicle development company TuSimple. Truck in the self-driving test program do day-to-day commercial operations with the Scania Transport Laboratory and is haul…

Claas VARIANT Baler: Review

Claas VARIANT Baler: Review With three bumper hay seasons under its belt this Claas Variant 385 RC round baler is still pushing out high density bales at an average rate of one per minute as Howard Shanks discovered in the fields of North East Tasmania. Timely, good spring rains produced exceptional growing conditions for farmers…

Volvo L220H Loader Review

Volvo L220H Loader Review Enhanced safety with increased productivity and outstanding fuel economy gains are key reasons why Timberlink, Tasmania, specified two new Volvo wheel loaders to manage their high throughput log yard operation. Timberlink’s modern Bell Bay operation is the only large scale, forest integrated plantation softwood Sawmilling Company located in Tasmania where they…