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Continental recommends checking tyre pressures regularly

April 11, 2019
Continental recommends checking tyre pressures regularly

The tyre manufacturer advises thorough tyre inspections when refueling or every two weeks to avoid any unprecedented outcomes even when driving at moderate speeds. A sudden, undetected or gradual loss of tyre pressure can cause tyre failure, wear and rolling…

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Enviro develops technology to recover carbon fibre from composites

April 11, 2019
Enviro develops technology to recover carbon fibre from composites

Scandinavian tyre recycler Enviro’s pyrolysis technology is now able to successfully extract carbon fibres from composite material, and it seems possible to utilise the material commercially within the automotive industry. This is demonstrated by the test results from a research…

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Akrochem launches new silica fillers for rubber products

April 3, 2019
Akrochem launches new silica fillers for rubber products

Akrochem Corporation has introduced new mineral fillers Mansil 175G high-dispersing silica, a reinforcing filler for use in synthetic and natural rubber compounding. Mansil 175G can be used as the primary or combination filler for mechanical rubber goods – in tyre…

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Goodyear/ Envoy partner for EV fleets

March 29, 2019
Goodyear/ Envoy partner for EV fleets

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced a new pilot program with Envoy Technologies, a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles (EVs). The pilot was launched in early 2019 and is primarily testing services that minimise operational downtime…

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Wacker sets up first LSR 3D printing lab in US

March 26, 2019
Wacker sets up first LSR 3D printing lab in US

German chemical firm Wacker is launching its first US-based Aceo open print lab. Aceo is said to be the world’s first industrial-scale technology for the additive manufacturing of liquid silicone rubber (LSR) components. The new facility, located at Wacker’s Silicone…

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New C-Check measuring system for tyre production

March 25, 2019
New C-Check measuring system for tyre production

A new non-contact C-Check system has been introduced designed for in-line conductivity measurement of chimney strips directly after the extrusion process. Available from Germany machinery firm KraussMaffei Berstorff, it enables in-process detection of material defects and transmits a warning signal…

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Enviro’s pyrolysis technology finds a market in North America

March 13, 2019
Enviro’s pyrolysis technology finds a market in North America

Scandinavian firm Enviro’s pyrolysis technology has found a market in the North American market. The company currently has active MOUs with three different tyre recyclers, Treadcraft Ltd and EE-TDF Cleveland respectively, and one in Canada with ArticCan. It also has…

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Trinseo unrolls new multifunctionalised S-SBR for UHP tyres

March 5, 2019
Trinseo unrolls new multifunctionalised S-SBR for UHP tyres

Trinseo, a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber (SR) is presenting a new grade of multifunctionalised S-SBR (solution styrene butadiene rubber)at an upcoming tyre expo in Germany. Sprintan 918S multifunctionalised S-SBR achieves an…

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API launches new recyclable TPU for footwear

March 5, 2019
API launches new recyclable TPU for footwear

API, an Italian company specialised in the production of thermoplastic elastomeric compounds and bioplastics, has launched its new recyclable TPU Apilon 52 A/C-series at  a recent industry show in Milan. API furthers that the new lightweight footwear solution of thermoplastic…

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Vystar’s latex deproteinised formula gets new European patent

March 5, 2019
Vystar’s latex deproteinised formula gets new European patent

US manufacturer of Vytex natural rubber latex (NRL), Vystar Corporation has been granted European, EP Patent No 2238183 entitled “Natural Rubber Latex Having Reduced Allergenicity and Method of Making Same.” Vystar now holds 13 foreign and 4 US patents related…

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