No. Forklifts are made to either be cushion or pneumatic. Very few forklifts can use both types of tires.
Forklift tires, with normal usage, typically last between 2,000 and 2,400 operating hours.
Yes. Just be sure to use the same type of wheels on both sides of each axle.
Front tires need traction to drive the truck while rear tires should be smooth so they can turn and provide steering. Toyota forklift trucks come with traction front wheels and smooth rear wheels standard.
Front forklift tires are often larger than back forklift tires. Since the load is lifted at the front of a forklift, the front tires need to support it. Meanwhile, back tires are responsible for the truck steering, and a smaller size allows them to make sharper turns and offer maneuverability.
No, having winter forklift tires is not required. While your personal vehicle might need snow tires in the winter, forklifts do not have a similar standard.
No. Forklifts work differently than automobiles and we do not recommend attempting to use chains.