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Monitoring wheel slip to achieve fuel efficiency

Synopsis 

Wheel slip is a key indicator of efficient tractor set up and operation. The level of wheel slip serves as a proxy to indicate whether the right combination of tyre pressures, tractor weight (ballast) and operating speed of a tractor are achieving the correct traction to perform efficiently and to save fuel. Many operators are misinformed as to appropriate levels of slip.

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