In-house engineering & manufacturing

State-of-the-art production facility

At Vulkoprin, we benefit from our own highly integrated manufacturing plant. This gives us complete control over planning, manufacturing, quality, lead time and costs. For our customers, this means the reassurance of knowing that the complete wheel or wheel assembly is engineered and manufactured by Vulkoprin.Highly automated precision machinery ensures stable, on-time production. Our polyurethane department is one of the most modern facilities in the business. We have several casting lines so that dimensions and formulations can be varied. A fully automated polymerisation process guarantees the highest quality polyurethanes.Our fully integrated state-of-the-art production facility allows us to produce individual items as well as large volumes.One-off productions or several thousand parts a year: Vulkoprin is your partner of choice.

Research, development & testing

Our engineers employ a wide range of methods to offer the best possible solutions. All products are 3D modelled and put through an FEM simulation in order to optimize dimensions, material utilisation and performance. Our wheels are made from best-in-class polyurethanes, such as Vulkollan®.

Vulkoprin has a long term R&D cooperation with several universities and higher colleges of technology. A number of high-tech testing tools have been developed to test our polyurethane wheels for various applications. We can, for example, simulate a roller coaster track with speeds of well over 100km/h, or forklift truck loads of up to 5 tons at speeds of 30 km/h.

The result is innovative and more performant wheels. Contact our sales department if you need help to develop your wheel application.

Your trust in our products is what drives us forward!

News & stories


ISO 9001:2008

New ISO certificate ISO 9001:2008

The Vulkoprin Wheel Team is proud to announce that in July of this year, Bureau Veritas Certification carried out an extended audit and awarded Vulkoprin with the certificates ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2015 for the management systems which include our Vulkoprin Production System. Our baseline QUALITY IN MOTION reflects our company philosophy and strong belief […]

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Vandezande: customer case

Maximum lifespan in all weather conditions

The family owned business Vandezande in Diksmuide may rightly call itself a specialist in the water treatment sector.  Because of its many years of experience, this West-Flemish company has developed and installs the so-called moveable bridges. These slow running systems efficiently discharge the sediment from the water purification tanks. The challenge in this design consists […]

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Clabots: customer case

Belgian all-in one product range

Sales support for a consistent quality experience Vulkoprin has been Clabots’ number one supplier of industrial wheels for decades. As a Belgian industrial supplier, Clabots is committed to working with a Belgian wheel manufacturer. Vulkoprin’s nearby logistics combined with a sustainable Belgian product range means that Clabots is able to guarantee quality and technical uniformity […]

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