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History. The earliest tires were bands of leather, then iron (later steel) placed on wooden wheels used on carts and wagons. The tire would be heated in a forge fire, placed over the wheel and quenched, causing the metal to contract and fit tightly on the wheel.

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The Beginning of Tire History Gasoline Cars and the Pneumatic Tire In 1888, Benz invented the first gasoline car, equipped with unique metal tires covered with rubber and filled with air, resulting in the pneumatic tire. The public, which was accustomed to hard, metal tires, believed the pneumatic tire to be no less than revolutionary.

www.thoughtco.com/john-dunlop-charles-goodyear-tires-1991641

That changed with John Boyd Dunlop (1840–1921), a Scottish veterinarian and the recognized inventor of the first practical pneumatic tire. His patent, granted in 1888, wasn't for automobile tires, however.

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Radial Tires. The first introduced steel-belted radial tires appeared in Europe in 1948. Radial tires are so named because the ply cords radiate at a 90 degree angle from the wheel rim, and the casing is strengthened by a belt of steel fabric that runs around the circumference of the tire. Radial tire ply cords are made of nylon, rayon, or ...

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Radial Tires. The first introduced steel-belted radial tires appeared in Europe in 1948. Radial tires are so named because the ply cords radiate at a 90 degree angle from the wheel rim, and the casing is strengthened by a belt of steel fabric that runs around the circumference of the tire. Radial tire ply cords are made of nylon, rayon, or ...

www.jags.org/TechInfo/2001/05May01/tires/historyoftires.htm

Michelin first introduced steel-belted radial tires in Europe in 1948. Radial tires are so named because the ply cords radiate at a 90 degree angle from the wheel rim, and the casing is strengthened by a belt of steel fabric that runs around the circumference of the tire. In radial tires the ply cords are made of nylon, rayon, or polyester.

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As part of the Goodyear family, the full Dunlop inventory is available on Goodyear.com.You’ll be able to shop all tires, see store locations, and more. Since our first victory in 1889, Dunlop racing tires and consumer tires have led the way in superior driving performance.

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The tire is the first element of the vehicle suspension system that has to absorb road irregularities, and solid tires simply could not be made with enough compliance and wear resistance to be ...

www.tirerecappers.com/tire-recappers-news/the-history-of-tires

Unless you have tires on the brain, day-in and day-out, as we do, you probably don’t put a lot of thought into the origins of the automotive tire.However, if you’re the type of gearhead who slides behind the wheel and suddenly thinks, “I wonder what the evolution of passenger tires looks like?” then this post is for you.

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Goodyear is the first company in the rubber industry to top the $7 billion mark in sales, led by the most successful tire in company history, the Tiempo. The all-season tire sold 3.5 million in its first year. The company marks its 80th anniversary.