New technology: Tires Michelin Selfseal that patch their own holes
Ford Explorer represented new tires that fix themselves. If you will be the situation when tire of your car ran over a nail, it means that tires could be allow to keep traveling after a puncture. Most drivers won`t know they had a puncture of tire until they notice a nail stuck in the tire, – Michelin engineers said.
If the small object penetrating the tire in the tread area, these tires have self-sealing function, which give the opportunity to move further.
The new Ford Explorer is available with new Michelin Self-seal tires. This technology is very popular between major tire-makers today. Special viscous goop inside of the tires flows into punctures to seal them. Michelin’s tires have the opportunity to seal punctures up to a quarter-inch. Also, the next producers such as Hankook and Pirelli used this technology self-sealing tires.