It is now common practice to fit runflats to military vehicles and the discussion has moved on to why rubber and not the cheaper composite solution.
Rubber has three particularly significant advantages. Firstly, rubber absorbs shock from impact resulting from curb strikes, potholes and operating in hostile environments. Rubber drastically reduces the vibration and stresses transmitted through the runflat to the wheels, axles, and drive shafts with little change to the handling of the vehicle whilst retaining a degree of comfort for the…Read More
Tyron is exhibiting at IAV 2020 at Twickenham Stadium, London, 20-23 January.
Tyron Runflat Ltd is pleased to announced that Peter Simson, Director at Tyron, will be presenting at the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) 2020 conference in London on 21 January. Peter will present a paper titled, “The Evolution of Runflat Technology: How 30-year-old Technology is Being Transformed”, at 16:30 on day one of the event’s main conference. The presentation will draw on Tyron’s…Read More
Tyron is exhibiting at DSEI Japan on stand B500, in UK Pavilion
Tyron Runflat Ltd has introduced a new All Terrain Runflat (ATR) multi-piece solution to its ATR runflat product portfolio. Called the ATR-Custom, the new system is designed for vehicles fitted with standard single-piece wheels as an alternative to Tyron Multibands or third-party plastic-type runflats. The two-piece runflat solution does not require a hydraulic press to squeeze the runflat in…Read More
43,000 sq ft production facility extends worldwide production by 14,000 units per annumReduces supply chain distancesCapitalises on the best of Thailand and the UKA new 43,000 sq ft production facility has been established by Tyron Runflat in Thailand. Called Tyron Rubber and with its own management structure, the production line will enable the company to extend its current production…Read More
ATRs successfully trialled in Egyptian Crocodile 4 x 4sRubber runflats trialled by the Egyptian Defence Forces on their Crocodile or Timsah 4x4 are on at the centre of the Tyron display on stand 2600 in Hall 2 during EDEX being held in Cairo from 3 to 5 December 2018.The All Terrain Rubber runflats are multipart units which makes them easy to change with standard tyre fitter tools wherever…Read More
Carbon-ATRs launched on stand 07-C20 at IDEX 2017Loughborough, UK, 16th February 2017: A new lightweight carbon fibre rubber runflat is launched today at IDEX on stand 07-C20. The new Tyron Carbon-ATR achieves up to 50% weight reduction.Tyron runflats have a patented steel core to give it strength and a frame to maximise the performance of therubber, the Carbon-ATR replaces this with a carbon…Read More
Runflats and wheels for off road vehicles are on display at Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) being held at AFB Waterkloof, South Africa, from 14 to 18 September 2016.Tyron Runflats and its South African partner, Global Wheel, are displaying a runflat on the UK display in Hanger 4, stand 4E13, and on the DCD stand in Hanger 7 is a complete wheel assembly in front of the Mountain Lion. “AAD has…Read More
Yugoimports procures 12 vehicle sets of runflats.Yugoimports, the Serbian armoured vehicle company, has selected Tyron Runflats to supply all terrain, multipart rubber runflats for its latest 8 x 8 AFV, the Lazar.Under the terms of the contract Tyron is providing complete runflat assemblies for the first 12 vehicles being produced for an unnamed customer.“Easy to fit, good ride quality and the…Read More