Technology

New Balance to launch first 3D printed running shoe

November 24, 2015
New Balance to launch first 3D printed running shoe

New Balance will be launching the first high performance running shoe with a 3D printed midsole. Through an exclusive collaboration with 3D Systems and their newly developed elastomeric powder, DuraForm Flex TPU, New Balance has made significant advancements in the…

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Nusil launches strongest silicone elastomer

November 17, 2015
Nusil launches strongest silicone elastomer

With a tensile strength of up to 50% greater than existing silicone elastomers on the market, NuSil Technology’s High Strength Silicone paves the way for significant advancements in medical device design and performance. NuSil’s new platinum-cure silicone elastomers provide device…

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Lehigh Technologies awarded for sustainable technology

November 11, 2015
Lehigh Technologies awarded for sustainable technology

Specialty chemicals company Lehigh Technologies won the iChemE Global Award for Sustainable Technology. The company produces micronized rubber powders (MRP) and was recognized for its submission, “Micronized rubber powder – green for free.” In its submission, the company detailed how…

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New technology converts waste rubber to energy storage material

November 2, 2015
New technology converts waste rubber to energy storage material

A new invention developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) converts waste rubber into a valuable energy storage material. The technology turns rubber sources such as tyres into carbon black composites through a proprietary pretreatment process…

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Announcing the Development of “GYROBLADE” and “CORESEAL”

October 30, 2015
Announcing the Development of “GYROBLADE” and “CORESEAL”

New Tire Technologies Contributing to Improved Safety and Environmental Performance Sumitomo Rubber Industries developed two new tyre technologies that improve safety while conserving energy and resources. The Gyroblade airless tyre technology prevents flat tyres while the Coreseal tyre sealant technology…

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Yokohama Rubber develop aerodynamic tyres

October 16, 2015
Yokohama Rubber develop aerodynamic tyres

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. made new advances in tire aerodynamics technology that control the air flow around tires in motion. The new technology could lead to the development of new tires that will raise fuel efficiency and increase vehicle safety.…

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Self-healing tyres the way forward

October 7, 2015
Self-healing tyres the way forward

Sulphur vulcanisation has for the longest time been the only way of making inflatable tyres since they were invented. But now researchers are about to reinvent the wheel, by offering a simple way...

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Scrap tyres can be turned into supercapacitors

September 29, 2015
Scrap tyres can be turned into supercapacitors

A team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Drexel University found a way to use scrap tyres to make supercapacitors. Supercapacitors are used in cars, buses and forklifts that require rapid charge and discharge cycles with…

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Tyre crumb mixture protects against earthquakes

September 22, 2015
Tyre crumb mixture protects against earthquakes

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) are using tyre crumbs to protect buildings from earthquakes. A mixture of 75% tyre crumb and 25% sand should be placed below and around a building foundation to help resist the effects…

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VW Touran will have self-sealing tyres from Hankook

September 17, 2015
VW Touran will have self-sealing tyres from Hankook

Hankook Tire launched a self-sealing tyre called Ventus Prime Sealguard. The tyres have a viscous material coating, which closes on its own even when punctured up to 5mm deep. The tyre maker announced the Ventus Prime Sealguard in the Frankfurt…

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