RAPTOR Trial success with Bristol Waste view story
RAPTOR TRIAL SUCCESS AS THE TIDE OF TIME IS STEMMED ON RUST RAVAGED LORRIES. The fleet manager for Bristol’s waste disposal operation believes the use of Raptor protective coating developed by U-POL could extend the lifecycle of his heavily corroded vehicles by at least two years. Iain Fortune, who oversees the daily use of the city’s fleet of 284 collection vehicles, freely admits to being “astonished” by how instantly effective the protective system produced at the company’s Wellingborough factory has proven. He claims a trial over the winter whereby two vehicles that were ravaged by rust caused by acidic foods collected from the kerbside were treated with Raptor and that the corrosion that was literally eating away at the metal units has ceased. In addition, as Bristol Waste used U-Pol’s Made To Order product pre-tinted to their branded colour, the vehicles instantly looked fresh and corporate.
RAPTOR has partnered with TATA STEEL view story
U-POL, the UK’s leading producer of protective coatings, has teamed up with Tata Steel to provide the Commercial Vehicle sector with what’s being heralded as a ‘game changer’ of a lightweight system that can be used in the production of HGV trailers and the lining of LCVs. One of the world’s leading steel manufacturers, turned to the Northamptonshire-based company to supply its highly durable non-slip Raptor protective coating to complete its Coretinium® product – Tata Steel innovative and highly durable system developed to dramatically save vital weight to maximise a vehicles’ available payload, improve fuel economy and reduce emissions.