Solid Forklift Tyre

Solid Forklift Tyre Comparison

The solid forklift tires type has its benefits and drawbacks. Maybe you’re wondering which is better: cushion vs pneumatic tyres. Well, that’ll hinge on how you’re using your forklift. The ideal tire depends on where you’ll be using the forklift, how long you need the tyres to last, and what you’re willing to pay. See the tyre comparison charts below to get a snapshot of the advantages and disadvantages of each tire type.

Pneumatic VS Solid Pneumatic Forklift Tires

Tyre
Type
Indoor Light
Outdoor
Rough
Outdoor
Debris
Area
Lift
Span
Durability Cost
Pneumatic No No Medium Medium $
Solid
Pneumatic
No No Long High $$

Cushion VS Polyurethane Tires

Tyre
Type
Indoor Light
Outdoor
Rough
Outdoor
Debris
Area
Lift
Span
Durability Cost
Cushion No No Medium High $
Polyurethane No No No Long High $$

These comparison charts are based on general data. Lifespan, durability and cost will depend on the application, operator and usage.

Solid tyres are made out of solid rubber. These tyres are durable and can’t be punctured or deflated, making them ideal for industries with sharp debris like recycling centres or lumberyards.

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