Do foam filled tires ride rough?
Smoother Ride: The filling used in a foam-filled tire will often become stiff and rigid as it ages, resulting in a harsh, uncomfortable ride that is inferior to the one offered by a solid tire.
Does foam in tires make a difference?
A special layer of polyurethane foam is bound to the inner surface of the tire tread, to absorb tire cavity noise and prevent body transmission. In other words, it prevents vibration from being transferred from the tire to the wheel, axle and, eventually, the cabin, reducing the road noise inside the car.
Can you fill truck tires with foam?
Foam filled tires aren’t recommended for passenger vehicles, but they can be an excellent alternative for heavy-duty vehicles, particularly those that regularly experience flat tires. Foam filling has a long history within the tire industry and is a trusted solution used across diverse industries.