Environmentally Friendly Airless Tires By Bridgestone

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Bridgestone is testing eight-inch-diameter airless tires for carts and forklifts. This airless concept tire is a more environmentally friendly and more efficient alternative to conventional tires. This tire is actually a band of rubber tread around of web of thermoplastic spokes, stiff to avoid vibration and energy waste, yet soft enough to provide a comfortable ride; spokes spread out from the central aluminum wheel. The company is developing a test version for passenger car tires.
Via: psfk.com

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