Camso aims to bust a myth or two surrounding non-marking forklift tyres. Non-marking tyres are available for a variety of applications and in a range of colours, from white to green and even yellow – but all Camso non-marking tyres are grey. The off-highway tyre specialist, part of the Michelin Group since 2018, explains why.
Camso has launched the Solideal PON 555 NM and PON 550 NM, two new non-marking additions to the Solideal PON series. These new and improved non-marking press-on tyres were developed to deliver increased energy efficiency and thermal performance.
Airport ground equipment specialist TLD has selected the Solideal AIR 561 as original equipment tyre for its new driverless baggage tractor TractEasy and its flagship Jet-16 baggage tractor. Both units have been supplied with Solideal AIR 561 full tyre and wheel assemblies since June 2019.
Around four years ago, Camso had a ‘lightbulb’ moment – it realised a patent it had been sitting on for years could solve the problem of static build-up in non-marking tyres. It began work on a product that would address this and released the Solideal PON 775 NMAS in 2017. UK and European users were introduced to Camso’s NMAS (non-marking anti-static) concept earlier this year with the introduction of a resilient-style forklift tyre. For those unfamiliar with its anti-static solution, Camso has now issued a ‘white paper’ document that sheds light on how NMAS products work.
It’s been a year since Camso launched the industry’s first non-marking anti-static (NMAS) forklift tyre, the Solideal PON 775 NMAS. The dominance of resilient tyres on UK and European forklift fleets means many in our part of the world are unable to use this press-on solution, but Camso has good news for these operators: It has now introduced a resilient NMAS forklift tyre, the Solideal RES Xtreme NMAS.
It was the threat of a spark that sparked an ingenious solution. During an on-site customer visit some three years ago, a team from Camso observed a problem plaguing the materials handling industry – and realised they already possessed a potential solution. This solution is now on the market, and Camso considers it a game-changer.
Industrial tyre users in the UK will benefit from a new service that Camso is introducing. Through its Solideal On-Site Service operation in EMEA, the company is rolling out its pneumatic Tyre Puncture Protection Program. The program centres on tyre fill solutions and aims to eliminate flat tyres while providing maximum uptime to Camso’s customers.
Three new Camso industrial pneumatic tyres have been introduced for forklift and ground support equipment applications. These are the Solideal Air 550, Air 570 and Air 561, tyres Camso says are aimed primarily at markets in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The Air 550, Air 570 and Air 561 respectively replace the Solideal ED Plus, Rib Lug and ZZ Rib.
Camso has acquired US firm Stanley Industrial Tires, which offers tyre service and distribution in Texas and Louisiana. The business has locations in Dallas, Waco, and Gladewater, Texas and one in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Al Saeedi Group has held a meeting with its Camso, formerly Camoplast Solideal, tyre customers. The event was chaired by Ferreol Tournebize, Camso zone director for Middle East Africa; Majid Tamoutounour, business development manager Middle East Africa; and Anish Malattiri, director, Al Saeedi Group.