Technology

Toyoda Gosei to partner with EBM Corporation to develop e-rubber surgical training simulators

November 13, 2017
Toyoda Gosei to partner with EBM Corporation to develop e-rubber surgical training simulators

Specialty manufacturer of rubber Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd has inked an agreement with EBM Corporation, a medical device startup company started at Waseda University in Japan, to work together for the development and widespread adoption of surgical training simulators using…

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Researchers clinch Wacker award for developing high-temp resistant silicone fluids

October 23, 2017
Researchers clinch Wacker award for developing high-temp resistant silicone fluids

Munich-based chemical company, Wacker Chemie AG recently presented the “Alexander Wacker Innovation Award” to Erich Schaffer, Dr Steffen Dörrich, Dr Florian Hoffmann and Dr Harald Voit for their research into the behaviour of silicones at high temperatures. The four specialists…

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ContiTech introduces durable rubber timing belt with innovative tension member technology

October 6, 2017
ContiTech introduces durable rubber timing belt with innovative tension member technology

Rubber specialist ContiTech has developed a durable rubber timing belt with innovative tension member technology. It is called the Synchroforce Carbon and is one of the strongest rubber timing belts in the market. The Synchroforce Carbon is technology company ContiTech’s…

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Trelleborg to purchase advanced composite components manufacturer

June 27, 2017
Trelleborg to purchase advanced composite components manufacturer

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, a business area of global engineering group Trelleborg AB, is set to buy Automated Dynamics, a US-based privately-owned manufacturer of advanced composite components, as part of the company’s strategy to strengthen its positions in attractive market segments.…

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Engineers invent printed sensors for real-time tyre wear monitoring

June 21, 2017
Engineers invent printed sensors for real-time tyre wear monitoring

An inexpensive printed sensor that can monitor a tyre’s tread wear in real-time has been invented by electrical engineers at Duke University in the US. If adopted, the device will increase safety, improve vehicle performance and reduce fuel consumption. The…

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Michelin launches Visionary Concept 3D-printed, biodegradable tyre

June 19, 2017
Michelin launches Visionary Concept 3D-printed, biodegradable tyre

French tyre manufacturer Michelin has unveiled its new Visionary Concept airless tyre-and-wheel at its 2017 Movin’ On Conference on sustainable mobility in Montreal, Quebec in Canada. Michelin’s Visionary Concept design is puncture-proof because there is no pressure as it acts…

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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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International Rubber Prices
(as of 05, December 2017)

Monthly The prices shown above do not include VAT @4% on purchase and expenses towards packing, transportation, warehousing  and other incidentals


Source: India Rubber Board

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