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Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

Key factors for choosing silicone solutions in medical device lubrication

There are no lagging moments for the medical devices market worldwide, as demand is growing, against the backdrop of expanding healthcare expenditure as a result of universal healthcare reforms; as we

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Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Challenges beget opportunities; Sri Lanka on the road to growth

Various industries that are reliant on high performance and quality rubbers are advancing at a past pace. Today, opportunities and challenges, alike, are shaping...

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Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

Tyre Sector: Living on the edge with airless tyres

No-flat tyres were almost inconceivable with the proliferation of the ubiquitous pneumatic tyres. However, with the advent of airless tyres, the..

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Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic Rubber: Arlanxeo making strides in the Asian sector

Synthetic rubber company Arlanxeo appointed Joosang Kim as Managing Director of Arlanxeo Singapore Pte Ltd, effective 1 February 2018. He replaces Georges Barbey...

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Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Silicone Rubber: Bio-inspired soft robots are coming

Robotics designs have diversified from rigid to flexible, in a bid to make a new breed of agile robots that mimic the locomotion...

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Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Synthetic Rubber: Rubbers go the extra mile for green tyres

Advancements in synthetic rubbers contribute to the tyres’ potential to enhance fuel economy of vehicles...

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Parker acquires hose and fittings business of PIX Transmissions of India

July 18, 2012
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Parker Hannifin has acquired the hydraulics manufacturing division of PIX Transmissions Ltd. based in Nagpur, India. PIX is a manufacturer of a broad range of hydraulic and industrial hose, hose assemblies and fittings primarily used in general engineering, marine, agriculture,…

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Tamicare to use Vystar NRL in non-woven products

July 18, 2012

Vystar, the creator of Vytex Natural Rubber Latex (NRL), announced that they received initial order for Vytex NRL from Tamicare Ltd, a non-woven material developer. Vytex NRL is the main raw material for the production of their just released Cosyflex…

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Cooper Tire receives research funding from USDA

July 18, 2012

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Cooper Tire & Rubber and its consortium partners a US$6.9 million grant. The four-year grant will support research efforts on enhancing manufacturing processes, testing and utilizing of guayule natural rubber as a…

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Bridgestone successfully decodes the main genome sequence for Hevea brasiliensis

July 18, 2012
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Bridgestone has successfully decoded the main genome sequence for Hevea brasiliensis, a euphorbiaceous plant material for producing latex – commonly known as the rubber tree – which produces latex. Latex is the natural rubber required for tyre production and a…

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RheinChemie on course for growth in Asia

July 16, 2012
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RheinChemie is continuing its campaign to become a total solutions provider to the tyre market,” said Mario Negri, RheinChemie’s Director for Asia Pacific in an interview with PRA recently

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Satellite spots areas of natural rubber cultivation

July 16, 2012

The Indian Rubber Board, in association with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been conducting satellite imagery surveys to find out potential areas of natural rubber cultivation in India. “The year-long satellite-based imagery study being conducted jointly by the…

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Vredestein makes Tyre prototypes from Russian dandelions, guayule

July 16, 2012
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Apollo-Vredestein Banden N.V., a subsidiary of India’s Apollo Tyres, has made prototype tyres using natural rubber sourced from Russian dandelions and guayule. The development is part of the firm’s involvement in the EU-Pearls project, which is developing two alternatives for…

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German hose maker signs tech deal with India

July 16, 2012

Frankfut-based hose maker Flowtech Tristone Group and Indian automotive company Bony Polymers signed a technical license agreement. Under the agreement, Tristone will provide technical support in the production and logistics for fluid applications such as engine cooling water, cooling hoses,…

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China’s car sales losing steam despite 9.9% growth in June

July 16, 2012

The world’s biggest car market is losing steam. Auto sales in China were up 9.9 percent year-on-year in June – a strong showing but lower than the previous month’s numbers. Total vehicles sales for June stood at 1.58 million units…

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Flame-retardant cables and hoses mark new level of safety

July 16, 2012
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DuPont in collaboration with wire and cable makers have developed optimum formulations using Vamac to create flame-retardant cables and hoses. These products offer better performance in terms of safety, durability and ease of installation with insulation and jacketing compounds. According…

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