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Old 04-28-2017, 01:12 PM   #21 (permalink)
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As RedDevil says, if they get under inflated, that's when they start shedding the big chunks of tread that litter the highway shoulders.

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Old 04-29-2017, 08:02 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Yet on the other end, semi truck tires get inflated to around 100 PSI.
And don't forget the reinforcing plies. They are there for a reason.
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The pneumatic tire is what made the modern road vehicle possible. We think of balloons going pop, but nothing else but pneumatics will take a hit from a pothole at freeway speeds.

The Tweel is getting close to a replacement. But they need 3D printed fractal spokes


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