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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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SoKor rolls out high-tech tyres to catch up with car market

February 14, 2019
SoKor rolls out high-tech tyres to catch up with car market

Korean tyre manufacturers are catching up with the fast-changing car market by developing innovative and high-tech tyre products. Currently, Kumho Tire is developing plastic tyres which will not become flat. The futuristic tyres are made up of special plastic materials which will…

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US engineers unveil 3D-printed self-healing rubber material

February 11, 2019
US engineers unveil 3D-printed self-healing rubber material

 A 3D-printed rubber material with self-healing properties has been developed by a team of US engineers from the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering. Published in NPG Asia Materials, the 3D-printing method photopolymerisation,whereby light is used to solidify…

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VMI opens new service centre in Thailand

February 8, 2019
VMI opens new service centre in Thailand

VMI, a Netherland-based producer of tyre manufacturing machinery, opens a new service centre in Chon Buri Province, Thailand. The Thailand facility is the company’s ninth service centre. The service center employs engineers to provide support to VMI customers; and is…

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European JV to set up ELT plant in Danish port

February 7, 2019
European JV to set up ELT plant in Danish port

The prospective joint venture (jv) Elysium Nordic Apof  Denmark’s WindSpace A/Sand Sweden’s Enviro has signed a lease agreement with Associated Danish Ports (ADP) for a site in Nyborgharbour on Funen, Denmark for material recovery of end-of-life tyres (ELT). The lease…

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Michelin, Hyundai tie up for next gen tyres

February 6, 2019
Michelin, Hyundai tie up for next gen tyres

French tyre maker Michelin and South Korean car maker Hyundai Motors signed an agreement to develop next generation tyres for electric and luxury vehicles...

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Guayule medical gloves that are non-allergic, can block radiation

January 24, 2019
Guayule medical gloves that are non-allergic, can block radiation

An Ohio State University researcher and her team have created the first medical glove that can block radiation while meeting federal guidelines and not triggering allergic reactions. The Radiation Attenuation (RA) medical glove developed by Katrina Cornish, an Ohio Research…

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