First European Sale of Marangoni Ringbuilder 3000
Marangoni Retreading Systems, the Marangoni Group business unit operating in the retreading materials and technology sector, has announced the installation of the first “Ringbuilder 3000“ in Europe. This building machine was introduced by Marangoni Retreading Systems two years ago and is designed for large retreaders; the unit is able to produce at least 200 Ringtread retreads per eight hour shift while at the same time occupying a small floorspace. The RB 3000 allows a single fully automated machine to extrude the cushion gum directly onto the casing, fill the craters, apply and suitably roll the ring, thus creating a tyre ready to be vulcanised. Its high level of automation guarantees outstanding productivity, savings in labour and faster processing times. Initially developed solely for the American market, it has now made its European debut in response to the recent trend towards the significant growth of continental Europe’s larger retreaders.
The first retreader in Europe to adopt this technology is Reifen Müller (Hammelburg, Bavaria), who has operated in the German market since 1966 and is today one of the major precured retreaders in Europe. Renowned for its drive to achieve efficiency in its production systems at all times, company owner Uwe Müller stated: “After having tested the efficiency of the Ringtread product for several years, by purchasing this machine we will be able to boost the production of the premium line. I am convinced, in fact, that the new machine will bring a considerable increase in the efficiency, performance and quality of the cold retreading process.“