Theme parks

The Vulkoprin pick-up & recovering service offers our clients the opportunity to reuse worn wheels.
Our service includes removing the worn material, cleaning and inspecting the hub and applying a new polyurethane tread. Many national and international amusement parks and organisations rely on our support.
Quality assurance is our top priority. Standard incoming and outgoing inspection procedures along with individual wheel marking for traceability, guarantee the safety of Vulkoprin amusement ride wheels.
Are you experiencing issues with theme park wheels? Contact Vulkoprin for specialised technical support and advice. As a manufacturer, we are perfectly placed to assist you.

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Customer case: Handling solutions

A tilting experience with a Vulkoprin/Vulkollan® tyre

VULKOLLAN® is one of the most powerful elastomers in the market, combining highest mechanical load-bearing characteristics with highest dynamic load-bearing capacity. Therefore, Vulkollan® is preferably used for superior tasks in many technical fields. In a multistage process developed by Covestro, solid Vulkollan® is produced through chemical reactions between polyester polyols of the [...]

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Customer case: Automated logistic systems

Maximum load capacity in combination with a minimum height: up and running

PRINTHANE™ is the generic name for all Vulkoprin PU-elastomers developed specifically for extreme fields of application.   Printhane-x™ has been developed specially for applications with high running speeds, which means it is well suited for e.g. all amusement park- & roller coaster applications. Read how Vulkoprin offered with Printhane-x™ also a solution in the material […]

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Customer case: Rollercoaster wheels for the biggest travelling suspended dark ride

Less standstill and maintenance

The use of top quality materials such as Vulkollan® and Printhane-X™ withstanding high loads, high speeds, abrasion and deformation guarantees high safety, less standstill and less maintenance. Maximal fun thanks to a perfect combination of exceptional rebound, low rolling resistance, high load capacity, a constant hardness between 0°C and 100°C and minimal temperature build-up. Request a [...]

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