Technology

Actuator simplifies replacement

May 29, 2012

Hanover-based ContiTech, a division of Continental, has added the D-type series to its actuator product range, designed to simplify and speed up replacement of every single component up to the rubber bellows. Made of aluminium The aluminium connecting plates for…

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Higher productivity from new press

May 29, 2012

French maker of rubber injection moulding machines REP has launched a new machine in its RT9 series, said to match the Japanese standard and compatibility, according to Export Manager Pascal Consolaro. The so-called J model is made in conjunction with…

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Updated ozone test cabinets

May 29, 2012

German ozone technology specialist Anseros Klaus Nonnenmacher has revised its ozone test chambers. The machines comply with the latest local and international standards and help determine the resistance of elastomers to cracking under ozone exposure.Previously ozone cabinets had been designed…

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US phasing out rubber fittings

May 29, 2012

The US government and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intend to phase out rubber boots used on petrol pump handles that capture harmful vapours while refuelling cars. EPA says the removal is necessary because more than 70% of cars on the…

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Okin Rubber ties up with university

May 29, 2012

Seal maker Qingdao Okin Rubber Industry is working with the Rubber Professional Research Institution of Qingdao University to research new technologies and materials for rubber and plastic sealing. The R&D project will focus on new TPVs and TPEs. With the…

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Substitutes for NR

May 29, 2012

Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone together with its collaborators says that the Russian dandelion could be a viable alternative for natural rubber (NR) and can be turned into a renewable source of high-quality, tyre-grade rubber. Bridgestone scrutinised the performance levels using…

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Astra Resources ready for maiden production run of Green Gum

April 27, 2012
Astra Resources ready for maiden production run of Green Gum

Astra Resources’s renewable energy technology, Green Gum is already in its final stage of completion. The production infrastructure in Hungry will recycle waste rubber into high value products. The machinery will be able to produce various grades of rubber granules…

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Auto-inflating tyres made possible

April 27, 2012
Auto-inflating tyres made possible

OFF-road vehicles have had tyre auto-inflation systems for years now, because a soft tyre can provide a better grip on a rocky surface. The same functionality can also benefit mountain bikes too, which led to the development of the Adaptrac…

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Lanxess to use Evocatal Biotechnology

April 27, 2012
Lanxess to use Evocatal Biotechnology

LANXESS announced that it will cooperate with biotechnology expert Evocatal in the development of biotechnological methods for the synthesis of precursors for the rubber production. The project will utilise local renewable materials in the manufacture of rubber upstream products. Until…

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Hankook provides OE fitment for BMW 3 series

April 27, 2012
Hankook provides OE fitment for BMW 3 series

HANKOOK Tire announced that they are now original equipment supplier for the new BMW 3-Series. The best-selling model by the Munich-based premium car manufacturer will be factory equipped amongst others with Hankook’s high-performance Ventus S1 evo² tyres. Initially, the tyre…

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