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Who invent rubber tyers

Asked by pranay, 08 Aug '07 01:14 pm
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He earliest tires were bands of 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. A skilled craftsman, known as a wheelwright, carried out this work. The tension of the metal band served the purpose of holding or "tying" the wooden spokes of the wheel together, hence the term "tire".[citation needed] In addition to tying the spokes together, the tire also provided a wear-resistant surface to the perimeter of the wheel. As wheels changed over time, the term "tire" continued to be used for the outer band even when it no longer served the purpose of tying the spokes together.

Tire is an older spelling than tyre, but both were used in the 15th and 16th centuries for a metal tire; tire became the settled spelling in the 17th century. In the UK, tyre was revived in the 19th century for pneumatic t ...more
Answered by Inno Motion, 30 Dec '08 05:52 pm

 
  
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Charles Goodyear invented vulcanized rubber in 1844 that was later used for tires. In 1888, John Dunlop invented the air-filled or pneumatic tires
Answered by Janis, 08 Aug '07 01:16 pm

 
  
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Goodyear invented vulcanized rubber in 1839
Charles Goodyear invented vulcanized rubber in 1844 that was later used for tires.
In 1888, John Dunlop invented the air-filled or pneumatic tires
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 08 Aug '07 01:16 pm

 
  
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John Dunlop invented tyore and rubber was invented by Charles Goodyear
Answered by Subhronath Mukherjee, 08 Aug '07 01:16 pm

 
  
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Dunlop
Answered by MrinalKant Chatterjee, 08 Aug '07 01:15 pm

 
  
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