Italmatic Completes OTR Machine Range

Italmatic

Italmatic has announced it has completed its range of equipment for retreading OTR tyres with a new family of computer controlled high productivity machines for OTR tyres up to 35” in diameter.

New Matic One 35 and Matic Optima 35

The Matic One 35 is a new computer-controlled buffer capable of executing extremely accurately the process of peeling, buffing and grooving small E. M. tyres. Software for the new machine has been developed by Gigapiù, Italmatic’s own software house of Italmatic Group, which has enabled Italmatic to assure the best possible after sales assistance 24/7.

Also new is the Matic Optima 35, a new extruder also designed for small EM tyres and boasting a computer controlled calender and 120 mm pin screw 120mm for high production capacity and accuracy.

The new machines complete the companies range of equipment, which is available for the retreading of OTR tyres for diameters up to 25”, 51” and 63”.

According to the Cassina de’ Pecchi (Milan/Italy) based company, eight thousand machines of Italmatic production are currently working every day in the world to retread tyres from motorcycle up to 63”, including aircraft tyres and super elastic solid tyres. Of particular note are the 30 complete plants installed by the company to retread E. M. tyres up to 51” AND 63”, establishing themselves as the company with the highest number of references.

In addition, the complete range of Italmatic autoclaves for any OTR tyre dimensions and with any configuration has been available for many years, as Italmatic is a leading producer of autoclaves, not only for the rubber industry but also for many special applications.

Last year, Italmatic introduced a new generation of machinery for E. M. tyres up to 29.5R25 which immediately got great interest and success among retreaders, and the first two plants were installed in Holland and Turkey.

Italmatic also produce at their headquarters a complete range of accessories and consumables for tyre retreading including buffing blades and carbide tools. These are highlighted in the company’s new catalogue for tyre retreading accessories, which can be downloaded at the following link: http://italmatic.com/catalogo/?lang=en

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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