Technology

SRI unveils new tyre sensing technology

May 24, 2017
SRI unveils new tyre sensing technology

Japanese tyre and rubber company Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (SRI) has developed a new tyre sensing technology that can detect road conditions, tyre load and other information by analysing the wheel speed signals that are generated by the rotation of…

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Smithers Rapra, six global tyre firms partner for new tyre testing system

May 3, 2017
Smithers Rapra, six global tyre firms partner for new tyre testing system

Independent third party laboratory Smithers Rapra, recognised for its world-leading independent rubber, plastic and composite expertise, is partnering with six of the top global tyre manufacturers including Bridgestone Americas, Continental Tire, Cooper Tire & Rubber, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Hankook…

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CRP Technology launches its first thermoplastic elastomer for 3D printing

March 31, 2017
CRP Technology launches its first thermoplastic elastomer for 3D printing

CRP Technology, one of the largest 3D Printing and rapid prototyping companies in Italy, has launched the first thermoplastic elastomer material for professional 3D printing. Part of the company’s Windform family of materials, Windform RL is a durable thermoplastic elastomer…

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Swan Chemical is exclusive distributor of Robac Technology in US, Canada

March 15, 2017
Swan Chemical is exclusive distributor of Robac Technology in US, Canada

Swan Chemical, Inc. (SCI) has been chosen as the exclusive distributor of Robinson Brothers Robac Technology brand, which offers an innovative portfolio of rubber accelerators and polymer chemicals, in the US and Canada. SCI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Thomas…

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Linglong Tyre to set up rubber technology, waste tyre renovation units

March 1, 2017
Linglong Tyre to set up rubber technology, waste tyre renovation units

Chinese tyre company Linglong Tyre Co., Ltd. is planning to set up a rubber technology centre and waste tyre renovation unit at its manufacturing complex in Yantai, Shandong Province. The company also plans to set up a sporting goods business…

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Wacker launches silicone 3D printing tech in North America at IDTechEx Show

November 21, 2016
Wacker launches silicone 3D printing tech in North America at IDTechEx Show

Munich-based global materials and technology manufacturer Wacker Chemie has recently debuted their silicone 3D printing technology to the North American market during the ID Tech Ex Show, which just took place from November 16 to 17 in Santa Clara, California…

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German manufacturer introduces silicone-based 3D printing material

October 14, 2016
German manufacturer introduces silicone-based 3D printing material

As the choices for 3D printing materials widen, new applications and manufacturing uses for 3D printing technologies are also being explored continuously by the market. German industrial 3D printer manufacturer Keyence announced a new material development with its new 3D…

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3D-printed ‘programmable’ rubber, plastic make robots safer, more durable

October 5, 2016
3D-printed ‘programmable’ rubber, plastic make robots safer, more durable

Modern technological devices and gadgets like robots, drones, smartphones and computers are not the sturdiest things in the world. They often break because of they lack the proper padding and protection they need. But researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s…

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Bluestar Silicones/Graham Engineering cooperate on medical tubing R&D

September 23, 2016
Bluestar Silicones/Graham Engineering cooperate on medical tubing R&D

US firm Graham Engineering Corporation will lend equipment, including an American Kuhne 1.5 in. Ultra RS silicone lab extruder, and extrusion processing expertise to create a silicone extrusion line at Bluestar Silicones’s 226,000 sq ft technical centre in York, for…

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Silicone industry begins environmental monitoring program

March 22, 2016
Silicone industry begins environmental monitoring program

To provide the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with environmental monitoring data on the siloxane D4, members of the Silicones Environmental, Health, and Safety Center (SEHSC) have begun an environmental monitoring program, designed in partnership with EPA, to assess levels…

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