Michelin's XTweel tyre
Tyre maker Michelin is bringing an airless tyre aimed at the skid-steer market to the UK, which has been in production at Michelin’s South Carolina plant since 2014. Visually the tyre resembles a push-bike wheel, with a web of high-strength poly-resin spokes connecting the outer round to the central hub. These spokes absorb any vibration and impacts from the ground, similar to an air-filled tyre but crucially, without the risk of a puncture, claims the firm. There’s also a buried […]
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