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Jungheinrich Cushion Tire Forklift

Jungheinrich Cushion Tire Forklift

Pneumatic Tires
Nearly all of the tires that have been utilized over the past 100 years have been pneumatic tires. They are made from rubber and allow for a way more comfy ride than other kinds of materials. The world's contemporary transportation system relies completely on pneumatic tires.

The pneumatic tire is a toughened rubber tire and is then compressed with air. Motorized vehicles like trucks, buses, cars, motorcycles and airplanes all utilize pneumatic tires. Non-motorized wheeled vehicles, such as bicycles, also utilize pneumatic tires.

History
The tire began following the invention or iron bands utilized around wooden wheels. It wasn't until the middle part of the 19th century that the utilization of solid rubber in the construction of tires. The very first patent for a successful pneumatic tire was issued in the year 1888 to Irishman John Dunlop who created an inner-tube for a bicycle tire in 1888. This was when the word "pneumatic" started to describe tires.

Seven years after, in the year 1895, Edouard and Andre Michelin made pneumatic tires for a car in France. The company of the Michelin brothers was destined to become a leading manufacturer of tires for cars. The very first company in the US to produce tires was Goodyear Tire company established in the year 1898, followed by the Firestone Tire & Rubber company in the year 1900, the second U.S. company to make tires.

Function
For the first half of the 20th century, pneumatic tires needed a rubber inner tube to hold the air pressure. Tires were constructed of reinforced layers of plies or cord covered with rubber. The plies were laid on an angle or bias to strengthen it and to define the tire's shape. These "bias ply" tires had a tread pattern for traction.

Modern radial tires are made with the plies running at 90 degrees across the body of the tire. Inner tube is not required as the tire forms an airtight seal with the wheel. This was the Michelin's brother's creation in the year 1948. The tires did not become widely utilized until the latter parts of the 1970s. Radial tires provide better fuel economy and last longer.

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