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inner tube

an inflatable rubber tube that fits inside a pneumatic tyre casing

inner tube

[′in·ər ‚tüb]
(engineering)
A rubber tube used inside a pneumatic tire casing to hold air under pressure. Also known as tube.
(mining engineering)
The inside tube which acts as the core container of a double-tube core barrel; used to obtain core samples for analysis of an ore formation. Also known as inner barrel.
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5 If you're not obsessed with keeping the weight down to a minimum, self-sealing inner tubes and tubeless tyres are a good option.
Locate and mark 12 places (3) in the inner tube (1) where screw holes (4) are located.
Inner tube rubber bands became ammunition when shot from the L-shaped handle of a wooden pistol triggered by an ordinary clothespin.
But 29-year-old Barbara Anaya of Springfield and her two friends, who set out on inner tubes with no life vests, said they feel safer without them.
6 million units of inner tubes of four wheelers, 180,000 tire casings of two wheelers and 325,000 flaps per year.
In the black-on-white directness of their spare and elegant forms, the inner tubes seemed ready enough to acknowledge aesthetic and communicative potential.
handbag maker has introduced a line of purses made out of the inner tubes of used off-road truck and tractor tires.
The construction is based on a flexible composite shell supported by an inner tube in the middle and by special vibration-absorbing elements at both ends.
Four triangular elastomer blocks in the corners deform as the inner tube rotates.
The counter-bored collet head provides protection to the inner tube even when side loads are applied to the tubing connection.
The punctured rear inner tube had been repaired by his son, using Stop Sparex instant puncture sealant.
Grady Michael alleged that he and his mother-in-law were injured when they fell out of their inner tube.