3D printed tires

I've been saying it for a while... 3d printed tires are a huge opportunity. Here's a story from China demonstrating applications for thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) in the field. I've done some preliminary work with molding tires from powdered crumb rubber. Perhaps the addtition of TPU to laser sintered crumb rubber can overcome some of the hurdles. 

 https://3dprintingindustry.com/news/linglong-tire-working-chinas-first-3d-printed-tire-project-118260/

 

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