ROTHERDHAM, England (March 6) — Hytex Mouldings Ltd. is resurrecting the AirBoss name for segmented rubber wheels in the United Kingdom.
These units are fitted around the periphery of a special wheel. If a single segment is damaged, it can be unbolted and replaced.
Hytex said the ability to replace single segments has big appeal to AirBoss' customers. An AirBoss system, with a specifically tailored disc, roughly costs $1,900. Once installed, the operator has complete control without additional service or callout charges, the company said. New segments cost between $12 and $27.