Agritechnica 09: Soil load monitor improves traction

Getting maximum rubber on the ground is something every farmer wants, and a clever system from German company Grasdorf Wennekamp claims to do just that.

The Soil Load Monitor uses an ultrasonic sensor in the wheel rim that constantly measures the tyre deflation against load and speed, meaning the driver can see exactly what wheel load is all the time, and adjust it accordingly.

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