Technology

New Goodyear innovation could make tyre pumps obsolete

August 28, 2011
New Goodyear innovation could make tyre pumps obsolete

AKRON, Ohio – The days of manually adding air to under-inflated tyres could be a distant memory thanks to a new innovation under development in laboratories at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Keeping tyres properly inflated doesn’t just eliminate…

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Burning rubber to forge steel

August 28, 2011
Burning rubber to forge steel

NSW, Australia – “We have started doing all sorts of crazy things,” Veena Sahajwalla told the group of fresh faced scientists and exhausted chemists gathered at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia last Friday. A materials scientist at the University…

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Improved flexion radials changing the AG tyre landscape

August 28, 2011
Improved flexion radials changing the AG tyre landscape

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America, the pioneer of improved flexion (IF) technology for agricultural tires, showed top agricultural journalists attending the 2011 Agricultural Media Summit how IF radials help farmers reduce soil compaction, improve fuel economy, help the environment…

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Alliance Rubber Company announces latest version of Gear and Cable Wrapz

July 18, 2011
Alliance Rubber Company announces latest version of Gear and Cable Wrapz

ALLIANCE Rubber Company announced it released new version of their Gear and Cable Wrapz products. Alliance’s Wrapz and Strapz products are designed for fastening up ropes, cords, hoses, or tarps. The company offers flexible options for customers’ bundling and tie…

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Maag’s gear pump for EPDM films for building industry

June 23, 2011
Maag’s gear pump for EPDM films for building industry

FOR technical requirements in particular, plastics are being used more and more and undergoing constant development in order to satisfy ever-growing demands. In the construction sector, because EPDM sealing films especially need to deliver excellent protection against leakage over the…

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Ford taps on dandelions for rubber

June 7, 2011
Ford taps on dandelions for rubber

DANDELIONS may be considered as weeds but Ford Motor and Ohio State University (OSU) are looking at the plant in a new way by researching its potential use as a sustainable resource for rubber. A milky-white substance that seeps from…

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Asia to benefit from new tyre technology

June 7, 2011
Asia to benefit from new tyre technology

MICHELIN has developed a self-sealing inner-liner technology, which it says will become standard on all its tyres. Besides making a tyre puncture-resistant, the French company believes the innovation has the potential to do away with the need to carry a…

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Update to FKM processing

May 12, 2011
Update to FKM processing

CONGLOMERATE 3M says its Dynamar RA5300 process aid for fluroelastomer (FKM) compounds has been shown to perform at a higher level. It also shows potential as a replacement for conventional materials like carnauba wax. Capillary rheometry was used to compare…

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Rubber device for Bluetooth users

April 14, 2011
Rubber device for Bluetooth users

American company Global NuTech’s joint venture partner, HIGA Corporation, has entered into an agreement with Sysna to distribute a unique foam rubber device designed to securely fit a Bluetooth earpiece in a user’s ear. The new device provides a snug…

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Self-healing elastomer from latex

April 14, 2011
Self-healing elastomer from latex

German researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT in Oberhausen have developed self-healing elastomers that can repair themselves by stopping the growth of cracks. Latex from the Hevea Brasiliensis tree is used. Hevea latex contains…

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International Rubber Prices
(as of 16, April 2018)

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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