Category: Technology

Toyo introduces new tyre design tech in T-Mode

Japan-headquartered Toyo Tire (Toyo)  have launched a new tyre development system “T-Mode,” that blends conventional automotive tyre design base technologies, such as CAE (computer-aided engineering) and AI (artificial intelligence), into an enhanced simulator. Future tyre development will advance on this…

German RepRap launches new LSR 3D printing system

German RepRap, manufacturers of 3D printers, has launched a new Liquid Additive Manufacturing (LAM) system named the L320. The “extremely stable” 3D printing platform has a larger build volume than the company’s previous LAM-L280 printer and can print highly-viscous liquid…

Goodyear to fit Airbus A321XLR with radial tyres

American tyre manufacturer Goodyear Tire & Rubber (Goodyear) is to provide its Flight Radial tyres for Airbus’ much anticipated new A321XLR aircraft. The Flight Radial tyres are a series of advanced aviation products incorporating Goodyear’s Featherweight Alloy Core Bead Technology…

Dow lends PU binder solutions to Swiss Olympic Museum

Dow’s patented polyurethane (PU) binder technology has been used in completion of an interactive running track exhibit at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The project also features Kraiburg Relastec’s floor covering, which together provides optimal hardness and elasticity for…

Black Bear and MMEC partner to promote rCB tech

Dutch tyre upcycling company Black Bear has entered into a strategic partnership with German EPC contractor MMEC Mannesmann (MMEC) to speed up the rollout of the former’s breakout tyre recycling technology. MMEC will perform the detailed engineering, procurement and construction…