Posted by JRendon on 21st Sep 2015
Over the years, polyurethane has been replacing several materials in many applications. It is now a preferred option when used in wheels, tires, and several other applications. It acts as a strong base supporting the entire framework of the application. This long lasting material doesn’t require as much maintenance as rubber or plastic. Hence, the time and money saved on these activities itself is a huge benefit from the end-user point of view.
Polyurethane tires are expected to perform many, often conflicting functions. They must provide comfort, traction, low rolling resistance, and long wear. They are also expected to be lightweight, trouble free, non-marking, easy to install and inexpensive. While no single tire material, manufacturing process, or design best satisfies every requirement, Polyurethane Tires DO offer a unique combination of features and benefits well suited to wheelchairs
Advantages of Polyurethane Wheels
Polyurethane when used to manufacture tires provides several key advantages like:
Because of all the reasons listed above, polyurethane has become the preferred material in industrial as well as commercial applications. Since polyurethane is more wear resistant, it is much more reliable compared to other materials. The reliability of a product is extremely important in an application, especially when looking at wheels and tires. A malfunction with the tire or wheel would put the entire application at risk. Hence, choosing durable and reliable wheels and tires are extremely important when it’s time to replace these products on the units they are used on.
This article is a bit old but more and more accidents are happening nowadays so we can use a quick reminder to keep focus on the road!Clink on the following link to read the complete story.http://thenationshealth.aphapublications.org/site/...
There is a program that the federal government is implementing, it’s called competitive bidding. This program impacts anyone who uses a mobility device, such as a wheelchair, Walker, etc. competitive bidding was conceived as a way to control costs for mobility devices. This program impacts new mobility devices and their repairs.The governments interpretation of containing cost is to award contracts [...]
I wanted to send a shout out to Scott W Fedor over athttp://www.scottwfedor.comScott Fedor was an accomplished businessman and driven individual who thought he had his life all planned out. In July 2009, his world was literally shattered in a diving accident when he broke his neck at the C3 level and suffered a complete [...]
What's better than saving money?? Saving money on things we need and like!Come check out our Clearance page and see what awesome savings we are featuring! But HURRY, while supplies last!CLICK HERE TO SAVE
Best Walkers for the Best Price! There comes a time when age catches up to us. Our body is not up to the same tasks it used to be and even walking around becomes difficult. There are several options at this point. Scooters/ Power wheelchairsManual Wheelchairs/ Transport wheelchairsCanesWalkers or RollatorsWalkers become the best choice when you [...]
Nowadays, everyone seems to be having their own website to sell a variety of items. Whether you're looking for electronics, cosmetic, furniture or looking for a particular service, there are hundreds of different companies fighting for your business! That's not not a bad thing! It gives everyone an opportunity to become a retailer and the [...]
Let's talk about basketball. Nothing beats the feel of the ball in your hands and the sound of it bouncing on the hardwood floor as you zig zag by your opponents en route to the hoop. Whether you go in for a layup or pull up for a shot, there's nothing in the world that [...]
Hello family and friends! It's been an exciting week in Los Angeles and all around So Cal as you can imagine. First off we had some real rain for once, hopefully putting an end to this drought business and secondly we had a chance to exhibit at the Abilities Expo in Los Angeles over the [...]
Do you have the need for Speed? Then we can help. We are proud to feature the fastest bearings available on the market! These bearings have been tested in a side by side comparison and have been proven to keep the wheels spinning much longer than the average bearing. We support wheelchair athletes and believe [...]
All prices are in USD.