Punctures, caused by debris left on (and off) our roads, are an irritating and expensive – yet mostly avoidable – fact of life for every person or company, who owns or operates any vehicle with pneumatic tyres. As long as this debris exists, and tyres remain under-inflated due to poor maintenance and the natural porosity caused by their manufacturing process, this will continue to happen.
Dangerous blow-outs can occur, when tyres are run too hot, caused by incorrect pressures and the impact damage caused by road debris. This can result in a worst case scenario having a catastrophic effect on peoples’ lives, can seriously reduce a company’s profitability, and at best can disrupt personal freedom.
Incorrect tyre maintenance can also be a major contributor to higher fuel costs and can increase your fuel consumption by up to 6.25%.
Under Inflation % Reduced Tyre Life % Lower Fuel Usage %
10% 5% 2.00%
15% 20% 3.00%
20% 28% 4.50%
30% 37% 6.25%
Under inflation may not only be reducing your profit margin by increasing tyre wear therefore increasing tyre purchase costs, it will be lowering your profit margin by reducing fuel economy and increasing tyre maintenance costs. Add to this calculation the cost of the time your people spend checking tyre pressures. You have a duty of care to ensure this work is done.
Return on investment
Punctureseal will cost you £ to install in all of your tyres. Punctureseal will save you £ in fuel costs over the life of the tyre. Punctureseal will save you £ by making your tyres last longer. Punctureseal will save you £ in total. Puntureseal will return you £ in excess of its cost. Puntureseal will return your investment in months. Puntureseal will return you % on your investment.
Based on your estimate of likelihood of puncture, Punctureseal will save you an additional £ in call out charges, time lost and a replacement tyre. This is a weighted average based on the probility you provided and is additional to the savings listed above. This reduces the packback period still further, and provides an increased ROI of %.