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Trelleborg launching smart wheel for farm equipment

Trelleborg, Sweden — Trelleborg Wheel Systems has developed a sensor-based smart wheel called ConnecTire that it said enables data-sharing at multiple levels, reducing the risk of tire slippage on the rim.

ConnecTire monitors two key variables — tire pressure and temperature — in real time and relays the data to both tractor and farm mainframes via Bluetooth and wireless connectivity, Trelleborg said.

“ConnecTire is about ensuring efficiency and sustainability,” Piero Mancinelli, R&D director at Trelleborg Wheel Systems, said. “Tires are required to work intelligently and to be…

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