Punctures cause significant pain and can even be deadly, especially if they occur quickly. Malling Repair Services At 34 – 38 Foster St, Maidstone ME156NH, UK offers the complete guide will assist you in locating a puncture, offer guidance on the next measures to take to resume driving, and explain how to determine whether the puncture needs to be repaired or the tire must be changed.

It might be possible to continue your drive by using either your spare tire or a temporary puncture repair kit, depending on the type of puncture and where you and your car are. Please keep in mind that this is simply a temporary puncture repair, and to learn how to utilize either of them, consult our services by Malling Repair Services.

Highways England advises against changing a tire by the side of the road if you have a flat while driving, especially in the era of Smart motorways. Find a safe area to hide, exit your car, and hide behind some barriers before dialing a breakdown recovery service. Usually, they will tow you or use the equipment in the car.

A tire professional working on a tire that has been punctured.

Puncture Repair

Even though it seems like modern tires are tougher and less likely to puncture, it still happens. For this reason, Malling Repair Services provides a practical puncture repair service. Our team of professionals will determine if it can be repaired safely, expertly, and by NZ Standard 5423, getting you back on the road in no time.

Only tires that experience a penetration in the tread area and meet the following requirements can be repaired to ensure maximum tyres safety’s the tread area, there is a puncture from belt edge to belt edge (Green area, see table below).

The angle of penetration of the puncture is within 45° of vertical.

The prick size is no more than 6mm (10mm for TBR).

There is still 1.6mm of tread depth on the tyre.

There are no obvious signs of run-flat damage or under-inflation in the tyre.

Three repairs maximum, with a minimum gap of 150mm between each (For RFT, maximum of 2 repairs, minimum of 400mm apart).

NEVER utilize string repairs for “on-road” applications. You won’t be able to detect if the tire’s structural integrity has already been harmed if you fix a tire that has already undergone a string repair. All tyre repairs must follow New Zealand Standard 5423 (or the equivalent British or Australian Standard), meaning that a recognized tyre repair supplier’s repair process and materials must be utilized.

Note that we can only keep repaired tyres in storage for 90 days.

Hints to prevent

Check your tyres treads frequently for embedded glass, stones, or sharp items to prevent punctures.

Ensure that your types are properly inflated (including the spare).

Never operate a vehicle with a flat or partially deflated tyre.

If you want to get the services of puncture repair, contact malling repair services 34 – 38 Foster St, Maidstone ME15
6NH, UK.