Reinventing the wheel with zip ties, rubber bands, bubble wrap, and more

Sept. 7, 2018

Will these outlandish creations actually roll? You'll have to watch the videos to find out.

What do you do when you get a flat tire? Do you try to patch it? Do you replace it? Or do you take ordinary materials from around the house and try to construct your own outlandish tire? YouTuber Life OD does exactly that. He uses a wide variety of alternate materials, including zip ties, rubber bands, and bubble wrap, as a replacement for a rubber car tire. Will these outlandish creations actually roll? You'll have to watch the videos to find out.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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