Friday, September 11, 2009

Prototype airless vehicle tires

OK, this is just really cool. And, may I add, it's about time.

I know this has been worked on before (since the '30s) so why just now getting to work?

Prototype airless vehicle tires: "


As we have reported before, the idea of an airless tire (or 'tweel') is at least as old as the 1930s. Still, these photos of prototype non-pneumatic tires under development for the US military by Resilient Technologies, LLC, are pretty sick. Gimme!

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