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Vaculug Introduces Protekt System for Retread Tyres


UK retreader Vaculug has unveiled its latest breakthrough in sustainable mobility solutions. With a commitment to environmental responsibility and cutting-edge technology, the company has introduced a specialised tread compound integrated with the Protekt System

Revolutionising Electric Waste Vehicle Performance: Vaculug Introduces Innovative Tread Compound with Protekt System for Retread Tyres

This system is designed exclusively for retread tyres used in electric waste vehicles. This compound is being developed at Vaculug’s R&D facilities in Grantham and with their partner, Vipal R&D team in Brazil.

As urban areas continue to prioritise eco-friendly waste management solutions, electric waste vehicles are becoming increasingly prevalent. Recognising the unique demands these vehicles face, Vaculug has developed a tailor-made tread compound that combines durability, performance, and sustainability.

Key Features of the New Tread Compound:

  1. Enhanced Durability: The specially formulated tread compound is engineered to withstand the rigorous demands of urban waste management, ensuring extended tyre life and reduced frequency of replacements.
  2. Optimised Traction: The Protekt System integrated into the tread design enhances traction, providing electric waste vehicles with improved stability and control, especially in challenging urban environments.
  3. Fuel Efficiency: The innovative compound contributes to increased fuel efficiency, supporting the overall environmental objectives of electric waste vehicles by reducing energy consumption during operation.
  4. Sustainability: Vaculug remains committed to sustainability, and the new tread compound is no exception. It is crafted with eco-friendly materials, aligning with global efforts to reduce the environmental impact of tyre manufacturing and disposal.
  5. Cost-Effective Retreading: The design of the tread compound ensures that tyres can be retreaded multiple times, offering a cost-effective solution for fleet managers and contributing to a circular economy.

Harjeev Kandhari, Chairman of the Board at Vaculug, commented on the ground-breaking innovation, saying, “Our team is proud to present a tyre solution that not only meets the unique demands of electric waste vehicles but also addresses the critical need for sustainable practices in our industry. The integration of the Protekt System further emphasises our commitment to safety and performance.”



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