There are many types of forklift tyres. Forklifts intended for different users have special tyre types. The most common type of forklift tyre is pneumatic, solid, and semi-pneumatic. Each has advantages in any situation intended.

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Pneumatic: pneumatic tyres are filled with air and are commonly used in outdoor and rough terrain forklifts. They have the advantage of greater traction and flotation on semi-hard surfaces such as gravel.

They also provide some rough terrain bearings, both of which add to the convenience of operators and help prevent damage to the teeth running your forklift.

Solid: Solid tyres are printed into steel rings with width and varied diameter. They need a specially equipped press to install it on your wheel. They can be made from different materials (rubber, synthetic, polyurethane etc.) to meet the various needs of the material handling industry.

FORKLIFT CUSHION TRACTION TIRES - Solid pneumatic forklift tires
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Semi-pneumatic: semi-pneumatic tyres can help remove the flat and create a more stable burden even though it is unstable like solid mould tyres.

Other types of tyres to consider:

Polyurethane tyre

Polyurethane is characterized by its lightweight and high resistance to chunking or splitting when under burden. In most cases, Polyurethane has about double the age of rubber tyres and is best suited for light indoor applications such as warehouse work

Non-marking forklift tyres

Non-marking tyres are made with one special goal in mind – eliminating the possibility of leaving a black sign on the ground. These tyres are made with hydrated silica and special additives to complete this task.

So, you can buy one of them according to the needs of your workplace.