Forklift tyres in many types with various compounds to suit different applications and forklift models are available from Tango Forklift and Industrial Tyres . The basic types include Pneumatic, solid (puncture proof), cushion solid (press on solid), non mark and polyurethane items.
Pneumatic tyres are available in most sizes and have a variety of ply ratings to suit various applications. Generally, the higher the ply rating of the pneumatic tyre, the more robust the tyre wall for both longer life and heavier load handling.
Price will increase for pneumatic models with a higher ply rating and the application and economical considerations will have an impact on the final choice of ply rating for the pneumatic tyre used. Various tread patterns are available for pneumatic tyres to suit most applications.
Cushion solid forklift tyres (press on solid) are designed for compact forklifts with a high lifting capacity and a narrow chassis.
Non mark forklift tyres are used in applications, including the food industry, pharmaceutical and general locations where a clean floor is required.
Solid forklift tyres can replace pneumatic models in most applications. Solid tyres will fit onto the same rims, eliminating any additional set up cost and will result in reduced down time and lower operating cost. They are available in various compounds to offer different levels of operator comfort, ride, and durability.