We rubber cover all types of wheels in a range of sizes

Rubber Wheels & Tyres

Industrial Rubber Wheel Covering & Manufacture Services

  • Strip and re-cover service for wheels
  • Manufacture of completely new wheels
  • Competitive pricing and short lead times
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E: sales@cliftonrubber.com
T: +44 (0)1480 49 61 61

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Refurbished Rubber Tyres

Custom Rubber Wheel Covering & Manufacture Services

With over 50 years of experience in covering wheels in both rubber and polyurethane materials across a range of different industries, we are leading UK experts for all your wheel covering requirements.

We can cover all types of wheels in a range of sizes from small wheels used in lifting equipment to larger Steam Engine wheels.  We can re-furbish existing wheels or cover from new.

Our Wheel Covering Capabilities

We provide a one-stop shop for all wheel covering requirements and our investment in the latest roller covering and precision engineering equipment means we offer a complete in-house wheel covering manufacturing service.  We can: 

  • manufacture complete new rubber covered wheels including the steel or aluminium drum and shaft
  • apply rubber coverings to customer's wheels supplied to us free issue, or 
  • refurbish worn rubber covered wheels including either stripping and replacing the existing rubber covering or re-grinding the existing rubber surface.

We are with you every step of the way

Wheel Covering Service

We can collect customer's wheels using our own transport or we will arrange collection using one of our trusted logistics partners.  We aim to offer a fast and reliable wheel covering service and always try to accommodate quick turnarounds for breakdown situations.

Our advanced covering, curing and grinding equipment mean we can cover wheels up to 3 metres in diameter.

Wheels can be ground to various profiles using our state-of-the-art CNC equipment including: Smooth Parallel Ground, Crowned Ground, Tapered Ground, Polished Finish or alternatively we can supply rollers with Plain Finish,

We can also groove wheels in various patterns including: Helical Groove, Diamond Pattern, Lineal Groove, Spiral Groove, Castellated, Chevron Grooved and Herringbone Groove.

Rubber Wheel Covering Materials

We cover wheels in a range of materials including but not limited to:

  • Natural Rubber
  • Nitrile Rubber
  • Silicone
  • EPDM
  • Polyurethane
  • Butyl
  • Fluorocarbon
  • Nitrile
Solid Rubber Tyre Grooved

Our Industries

The industries we work in are wide ranging including agriculture, material handling, food and drink processing, print and packaging, recycling, aerospace and construction to name but a few.

In Agriculture we strip and re-cover mid, idler, drive and front wheels for all track systems including:  Case Quadtrac, Challenger Mobil-trac, Claas Terra Trac, John Deere Track, New Holland Smarttrax.

Types of Wheels

Examples of wheels we have worked on include:

  • Track Wheels
  • Steam Engine Wheels
  • Traction Engine Wheels
  • Forklift Wheels
  • Bandsaw Wheels
  • Trolley Wheels
  • Trailer Wheels
  • Idler Wheels
  • Mid Wheels
  • Drive Wheels
  • Jockey Wheels
  • Carriage Wheels
  • Agricultural Wheels
  • Combine Harvester Wheels

Rubber Tyre Machining

Technology & Expertise

We have over 50 years of experience in covering wheels in both rubber and polyurethane materials. We have a one of the largest diameter autoclaves in the UK.  This capacity means we can cover items from of all sizes up to a diameter of 3 meters with wheels up to a ton in weight, allowing us to work to meet individual customer requirements.

Reputation for Quality

Clifton Rubber’s tracked tractor wheels and rollers are regarded as the best in industry for quality and value.  Our wheels are guaranteed against any premature de-bonding of the tyre, so you can be assured of our commitment to keep your equipment running.

To maintain a quality product and service we put quality at the heart of our processes. Our quality management system is therefore certified to ISO9001.

Contact us today to discuss your wheel covering requirements or book a collection.

Steam Engine Wheels


  • "There are a lot of rubber rollers in our food processing plant and Clifton Rubber have always provided a great refurbishment service when our rollers need repairing. We get our rollers back quickly and they are always great quality.”

    Brad, Maintenance Engineer, Food Processor

  • "Excellent service which is unusual in this day and age. The polyurethane screening stars do the job great, very very pleased."

    Richard, Owner, Screener Manufacturer

  • "Really pleased we found Clifton rubber, their technical team really helped us in the early stages of our project and now they produce our parts which we know will be top quality every time."

    Sophie, Purchasing Manager

  • "Just to let you know that our new ditch matting that we purchased from you is spot on. Used all through this busy season, really pleased with it."

    Ken, Fairford Bowling Club

  • "Since Clifton Rubber has taken over the re-covering of these gripper pads the customer has had no premature failures and the products have a much longer lifespan."

    Tom, Manufacturing Company