Technology

Recyclable airless tyre from Bridgestone

December 30, 2011
Recyclable airless tyre from Bridgestone

JAPANESE tyre maker Bridgestone has developed a non-pneumatic (airless) concept tyre that could prove to be a viable and more environmentally-friendly alternative to conventional tyres. Bridgestone’s tyre has a structure of spokes stretching along the inner sides of the tyres…

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Pyrolysis process patented

November 29, 2011
Pyrolysis process patented

US-based recycling technology company Polyflow has obtained patents from the US and Australia for its proprietary pyrolysis process that converts mixed and contaminated plastic and rubber waste into transportation fuels and chemical intermediates. The Akron-based company is designing a full-scale…

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Computer simulation for elastomers

November 29, 2011
Computer simulation for elastomers

TWO US companies Endurica, producer of simulation system technology, and analysis software provider Safe Technology have partnered to produce fe-safe/Rubber, a solution for computer simulation of fatigue failure in elastomers. This allows analysts responsible for the durability of elastomeric products…

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Tool kit for EPDM

October 29, 2011
Tool kit for EPDM

TO mark the 50th anniversary of its Vistalon ethylene propylene diene (EPDM) rubber, US-based ExxonMobil Chemical has developed a tool kit of model formulations, enabling customers to develop compounds to meet demanding industry specifications quickly and cost-effectively. This latest addition…

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Puma introduces Re-suede with rice husk filled rubber outsole

September 26, 2011
Puma introduces Re-suede with rice husk filled rubber outsole

SPORTSLIFESTYLE company Puma introduces Puma Re-Suede. Puma took one of the brand’s most well-known and iconic shoes, the Suede, and re-tooled each component with the highest degree of recycled materials, delivering sustainable style through an unforgettable look. An icon of…

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Firestone launches iPhone tyre-pressure service for farmers

September 26, 2011
Firestone launches iPhone tyre-pressure service for farmers

FIRESTONE has introduced a free Europe-wide iPhone application to help farmers maintain their tractor tyres at the right pressure. When the “Tyre Pressure Calculator” app is downloaded, users simply select their tyre size and then see the correct tyre pressure…

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Recycled tyres and seatbelts for laptop

September 25, 2011
Recycled tyres and seatbelts for laptop

PKG, an Indian company manufacturing bags innovates used truck tyres and inner tyre tubes to make laptop sleeves. the straps are made from seat belts. The hand-made sleeves come in two sizes: the smaller size can fit a 13-inch notebook…

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Goodyear unveils self-inflatable tyres

September 20, 2011
Goodyear unveils self-inflatable tyres

AUTOMAKERS have made modern-day vehicles safer, more comfortable, fuel-efficient and yet, fun to drive. However, tyres have always received step-motherly treatment, forcing vehicle owners to carry an extra tyre to avert a flat tyre situation. But carrying a spare tyre…

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Recycling of tyres into oil in the US

August 29, 2011
Recycling of tyres into oil in the US

US-based plastics recycling company Green EnviroTech Holdings (GETH) will set up two tyre recycling plants in the country using the latest technology from East Asia. The technology, which is currently in operation in nine locations in East Asia, has been…

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Wacker’s LSRs for the medical and solar sectors

August 29, 2011
Wacker’s LSRs for the medical and solar sectors

GERMANY-based chemicals supplier Wacker has introduced two new liquid silicone rubbers (LSRs): one for radiation-sterilisable silicone valves used in medical devices and the other for the solar industry, for flexible thin-film modules to be laminated using roll-to-roll processing. The LSR,…

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