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Mining vehicles 06/11/20

The importance of haul road construction

By Admin / Blog

In this first in a series of articles on the principals of haul road construction and maintenance we ask, What are the benefits of an improved haul road infrastructure?

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M100-and-tyre 20/08/20

Monaflex System Care – Following Service Interruptions

By Admin / Blog

Since the start of the pandemic we’ve been asked how best to care for Monaflex equipment in the event of an interruption to operations.  General component care principals apply.   Store components properly Ensure all components are clean and dry and stored in a cool, dry room out of direct sunlight Hang Heat Pads via their […]

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Check the strap tension on your Monaflex set up 05/06/20

The lifespan of a Monaflex system

By Admin / Blog

We are often asked how long a Monaflex system lasts or how many hours of service can be expected from each component.   Length of service is determined by two factors – what we do to make a robust, effective and quality Monaflex product and how it is maintained and used in the field Our investment […]

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Expert Tips – Tractor tyre repairs 31/05/20

Expert Tips #12 – Tractor tyre repairs

By Admin / Expert Tips

Tractor tyre repairs are often considered a complicated topic. There are a huge number of agricultural tyre types and sizes and injury types vary greatly.

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Monaflex Tyes OTR 10/05/20

Expert Tips #11 – 3 essential types of tyre repair

By Admin / Expert Tips

Here’s a quick look at some of the most common tyre injuries and repairs   Spot Repairs

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Monaflex OTR System 03/04/20

OTR Tyre Maintenance – Reduce Costs, Maximize Tyre Lifespan

By Admin / Blog

You can maximize the value of your OTR tyre budget with a Monaflex custom OTR system. Through 40 years of tyre repair experience, we can add value to your business.

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Talón 19/12/19

Expert tips # 10: When can you repair Bead damage?

By Admin / Expert Tips

Many costly earthmover tyres are scrapped due to minor damage in the Bead area. With Monaflex systems bead repairs are possible…

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Caring for Monaflex equipment 20/09/19

Which control panel should you use?

By Admin / Blog Monaflex-tyre-repair-system

Our customers’ operations are hugely varied. We service everything from small agricultural repair shops to chains of OTR repair specialists and sizeable 24/7 teams

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Inspecting tyres 18/09/19

Expert tips #8: What makes for a perfect tyre repair?

By Admin / Expert Tips Monaflex-tyre-repair-system

Effecting a perfect repair means your tyre can be returned to service whether that be haulage, loader, dozer, farming & logging, or over-the-road transport. This makes repair quality

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Don't overfill the skive with a Monaflex system 19/06/19

The Monaflex Tyre Repair Workshop Audit

By Admin / Blog

Our goal at Monaflex is simple, to ensure our customers execute a perfect repair every time. To this end, we offer all customers a Tyre Repair Workshop Audit looking at everything from repair practices and reporting to workshop layouts and materials storage. With decades of tyre repair industry experience, including visits to tyre repair facilities of all […]

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A cross-section of a Monaflex set up with a Cylinder Airbag 19/06/19

Expert tips #7: Why use Cylinder Airbags?

By Admin / Blog

When curing a repair you need to fill the inside void of the tyre to exert inward pressure on the repair area. We always recommend using Cylinder Airbags. In the early days of tyre repair, forcing a tyre into a vulcanising mechanism or section mould was the norm. Solid mandrels were used at first, followed […]

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Hot vulcanisation and Monalflex 19/02/19

Why hot vulcanization with Monaflex produces stronger repairs

By Admin / Blog Expert Tips News

Laboratory testing shows heat cure vulcanizing will give over four times the adhesion strength compared to a chemical cure.

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When rocket become trapped in tyre voids 19/02/19

Rocks lodged in a tyre tread void?

By Admin / Expert Tips News

Rocks lodged wihtin the tread voids have a propensity to ‘burrow’ into the tyre carcass if they are not removed and ultimately this can cause tyre failure.

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Monaflex OTRS Tyre Repair System 09/11/18

Dealing with sidewall rock cuts

By monaflex / Expert Tips News

The first in our series of guidelines for hazardous tyre conditions looks at the sidewall rock cut.

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Maximising OTR tyres lifespan 27/06/18

Expert Tips #6: Maximizing the lifespan of OTR tyres

By monaflex / Expert Tips

Maximising the lifespan of costly OTR tyres has a significant impact on budgets. These tips will help you get the most out of your investment:

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Repairing super sized injuries in OTR tires 06/10/17

Expert tips #5: How big is too big? Repairing super sized injuries in OTR tires

By monaflex / Expert Tips OTR

In today’s budget-conscious environment

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Correct sidewall maintenance is crucial 16/09/17

Expert Tips #4 OTR Sidewall Repairs

By monaflex / Expert Tips

The secrets of perfect OTR sidewall repairs: Correct sidewall maintenance and repair is a crucial part of maximizing the lifespan of OTR tyres and minimizing time lost due to unforeseen issues and failures.

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Monaflex XLBRS System - the only bead damage solution 02/03/17

Expert Tip #3 – What to do about Bead damage

By monaflex / Expert Tips

Many costly Earthmover tyres are scrapped due to minor damage in the Bead area. The solution is Monaflex’s XLBRS – the only system that can conform to the complex profile of the Radial Bead area.

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Monaflex Heat Pad 13/12/16

Expert Tip #2 – Monaflex Heat Pad Care

By monaflex / Expert Tips

Three simple care tips to maximise the lifespan of your Monaflex Heat Pads. 1. Thoroughly cover Heat Pads with tyre talc Once Airbags are inflated, Monaflex Heat Pads conform completely to the contours of the tyre leaving no gaps. Before each use thoroughly cover both sides of the Heat Pad with tyre talc to prevent any friction occurring […]

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Don't overfill the skive with a Monaflex system 22/08/16

Expert tip #1 – Don’t over fill the skive

By monaflex / Latest News Blog Expert Tips

Over filling the skive is a common problem We often see repairers using far too much filler rubber with our OTR system – especially in the sidewall. With the Monaflex system you just don’t need excessive overbuild. The flexible Heat Pads and Airbags conform completely to the shape of the tyre and during the cure […]

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