Expert Tips

Monaflex Heat Pad 05/04/19

What’s new? Monaflex Heat Pads, Airbags and Control Panels

By Admin / Expert Tips

We’re continually optimising Monaflex components in response to usability testing

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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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Tread of Tyre 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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Mining-fleet 27/06/18

Expert Tips #6: Maximizing the lifespan of OTR tyres

By monaflex / Expert Tips

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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M100 Monaflex Custom OTR System 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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Monaflex_OTRS-System 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 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 – Heat Pad Care

By monaflex / Expert Tips

Three simple care tips to maximise the lifespan of your 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 with […]

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Expert tip 1 – Don’t over fill the skive 22/08/16

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

By monaflex / Blog Expert Tips

Over filling the skive is a common problem I 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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