New Specialist Tyre from Bandvulc

British retreader Bandvulc has recently added a new unique tyre to its portfolio. The Tugmaster, an all positions yard tyre featuring Armorband technology to protect against sidewall damage and a high polymer rubber compound to provide higher resistance to punctures.

As with the company’s existing Wastemaster range, the innovative Armorband technology is unique to Bandvulc’s products and offers protection around the sidewall of the tyre, providing an extra safety barrier against curbing and a coloured strip on one side to provide early warning in the event the barrier is compromised.

The Tugmaster has been designed for the specific application of yard and dock shunters, offering a great solution to offset the stop/start/curbing demands of such vehicles.

The tyre, currently available in 295/80R22.5, is being widely used by Bandvulc Plus+ retail shunter vehicles as well as being an original equipment option.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

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