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Michelin Reveals Another Airless Wheel/Tire Concept, But This One Is Biodegradable and 3D Printed

August 19, 2017

While gamers are losing their minds at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles this week, Movin’On—formerly known as the Michelin Challenge Bibendum—is going down in Montreal. The global summit explores topics of sustainability, mobility, and how to effectively and efficiently blend the two. It was the perfect and obvious place for Michelin to unveil its new tire concept, the Vision, an airless, spongelike 3D-printed dream that Michelin claimed is...

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Global Automotive Tire and Wheel Market Size, Sales, Share, Growth Analysis, Trends and Forecast 2021

August 17, 2017

Automotive Tire and Wheel market report provides situations, predictions & in-depth information about Tire and Wheel industry with definition, classification, application, industry chain structure, industry overview; international market analysis. Automotive Tire and Wheel market report explores sales (consumption) of Automotive Tire and Wheel market, focuses on the top players, with sales, price, revenue and market share with volume and value for each region. The Automotive Tire and Wheel market analysis...

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Carbon-fiber composite wheelchair casters function like airplane landing gear

August 15, 2017

Great ideas come to people in unsuspecting ways. In 1997, Mark Chelgren had a chance encounter with a quadriplegic rugby team. A late night discussion about their wheelchairs led him to develop an alternative to the traditional rigid casters used for the front wheels, and Frog Legs Inc. was born.The Ottumwa, Iowa–based company specializes in precision built, impact-absorbing products for wheelchair suspensions. Recently, Chelgren decided he wanted to switch from...

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How It Works: Airless tires

August 12, 2017

Although tires are what you see, your vehicle is actually riding on the air inside of them. That air supports the tire, keeps it on the rim, and cushions the ride.Of course, if air goes in, it can also come out. That’s most obvious when something like a nail penetrates the tire and causes a flat, but tires are naturally porous and gradually lose a bit of air over time....

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Casters Market Analysis, Growth by Top Companies, Trends by Types and Application, Forecast Analysis to 2022

August 10, 2017

Casters Market analysis is provided for global market including development trends by regions, competitive analysis and major development forecast of the casters market. Caster is a wheeled device typically mounted to a larger object that enables relatively easy rolling movement of the object. Circular shielding components, assembled on the sides of a wheel to protect the hub from threads and other foreign objects, which may prevent free rotation of the...

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New Hybrid Pallet Truck ET15MH released by MICROLIFT

August 8, 2017

The Hybrid ET15MH is a 1.5 ton capacity pallet truck, powered by 20Ah portable Lithium battery. It takes just 2 hours to fully charge the battery; what’s more, the battery is designed for easier access and replacement within 20 seconds. Due to this creative structure and quick changing of battery working efficiency is greatly enhanced.Main components of Hybrid Pallet Truck feature a modular design, making operation much easier, and doing...

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Newly engineered wheelchair rolls, rises and gets everyone on the same level

July 15, 2017
Custom wheelchair wheels

On the Medical Watch, there is now a wheelchair that not only rolls but rises.It's giving people who can't walk the ability to stand and move.The inventor of the bionic arm reached even further to help wheelchair users thrive.Doctors at the Center for Bionic Medicine showed off the standing wheelchair at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Tuesday along with Jonathan Annicks, who has been in a wheelchair a little more...

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Cool wheels! Here’s a look at bike trends for 2017

July 13, 2017

Cycling's bigger than ever, but unfortunately, so are the near misses involving cellphone-distracted drivers. That's why safety was one of the big topics  at the recent InterBike show in Las Vegas, along with urban bikes, cargo bikes, e-bikes, stand-up bikes, fatter tires and simpler, speedier designs that cut the clutter. Here's a quick look at 2017's most innovative bikes, wheeled contraptions and accessories, often found with built-in lights, reflectivity and...

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Making a Case for Urethane Parts: 5 Key Factors to Consider

July 11, 2017
Global Polyurethane Wheels

For engineers, meeting part design challenges can be exceedingly difficult when traditional materials like plastic, steel, and rubber do not possess the required specialized characteristics, lack the versatility to be adapted, cannot be economically produced, or do not readily bond with other materials or system components. As a solution to some of today’s complex design challenges, engineers are turning to high-performance polyurethane elastomers.  These tough, elastic materials retain their original...

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Hope Custom MTB Disc Rear Wheel

July 8, 2017

We pride ourselves in the quality of our Custom-Built wheels. Every wheel that is built in CRC is given the same care and attention whether it's entry level or top of the range. Your wheels will be built just as well as the ones we have on our own bikes and we make sure they get a seriously hard time.Use our START BELOW button to create your own Hope Pro...

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