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Tyre Market: Asian tyre market keeps on rolling

November 11, 2016
Tyre Market: Asian tyre market keeps on rolling

Not only is Asia a major producer of rubber , but the region is also a burgeoning market for global tyre manufacturers ...

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Materials: Biorubber on a roll

October 6, 2016
Materials: Biorubber on a roll

The lucrative demand for rubber is taking a toll on forest areas in Asia. But tyre and car makers are taking action by developing the rubber-yielding potentials of plants and renewable materials,in this report...

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ARLANXEO: a strong global player in synthetic rubber

October 4, 2016
ARLANXEO: a strong global player in synthetic rubber

ARLANXEO will make its debut at the K2016 show this year, held from 19-26 October in Düsseldorf, Germany. The newly formed joint venture company for synthetic rubber faces the world stage at K, representing a diverse range of synthetic rubber…

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Gloves: Complying with the new standard for electrostatic properties in protective gloves

August 31, 2016
Gloves: Complying with the new standard for electrostatic properties in protective gloves

The introduction o f the EN16350:2014 standard, which deal s wi th the electrostatic characteristics of protective gloves in July 2015 meant that manufacturers had to look at new ways to match ...

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Materials News: Composites: going bone-deep into medical applications

August 30, 2016
Materials News: Composites: going bone-deep into medical applications

Polymer composites, reinforced plastics and advanced composites have been used in the manufacture of medical prostheses and implants over the last decade. Advanced composites, containing approximately 60% of resistant continuous fibres made of carbon, glass or aramid materials, are increasingly…

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Gloves: Cleanroom disposable gloves: technology advancements

August 4, 2016
Gloves: Cleanroom disposable gloves: technology advancements

Cleanroom disposabl e gloves market players are embracing advanc ed technology to ensure the gloves provide comfort and act as a barrier for contaminants , according to this report by Big Market Research...

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Machinery News: New development for stress relaxation tests in liquid

August 3, 2016
Machinery News: New development for stress relaxation tests in liquid

Stress relaxation tests on rubber materials are useful for determining rubber properties. Swedish firm Elastocon that develops testing equipment has introduced a new ALE (Aeration and Liquid Exchange) test , which it believes will be big within the automotive

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Silica: nano-sized solution for sustainable tyres

July 1, 2016
Silica: nano-sized solution for sustainable tyres

Measuring from as miniscule as 2 nanometres, specialty silica can impart sustainability in tyres, thus driving demand. It is impossible to imagine vehicles without fossil fuels. Globally, transportation accounts for 62.3% of petroleum consumption..

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Cultivating opportunities in the Philippine rubber sector

July 1, 2016

Rubber, a top agro-commodity, is being groomed as a key contributor to the nat ional economic development of the Philippines, says Angelica Buan...

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Silicone: a hit for medical applications

June 29, 2016
Silicone: a hit for medical applications

Silicone stands out in medical applications, owing to its suitable properties, including biocompatibility to human tissue , resistance to bacteria and corrosion, sterilisability, and being odourless , tasteless and non- reactive t o other materials...

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