Carbon black bound for sustainability

Sustainable carbon black made from renewable feedstock is becoming more and more in demand. But for technologies to fully produce ...

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Recycling: Thermoset rubber circular economy

Devulcanising crumb rubber from scrapped tyres to mould new engineered products presents a solution to the huge and ever growing ...

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Silicones: Keeping a good grip on innovation

Silicone elastomers are enabling innovation, and their application promotes the growth of the automotive and healthcare markets.

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RJA: K2022 show highlights

Momentive Performance Materials will have flameretardant, dark grey LSR grades NL6830FR and NL6850FR that meet the UL94-V0 requirements

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Recycling: Finding ways to recycle rubber

In the lead-up to the K trade fair 2022, industry association VDMA provides an interview with Daniela Dingfelder, COO of ...

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Glove Sector: Highs and lows in the endemic stage

As we witness the tail-end of the Covid-19 pandemic, are the glory days of glove sales over, asks Angelica Buan ...

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VMI launches new belt maker for tyres

Dutch machine maker VMI launched its new Unixx belt maker, which it says produces “high quality endless steel belts by means of an innovative and accurately controlled extrusion process that can handle a wide range of compounds”, at the Tire…

Michelin to invest CAD$300 into Canadian ops

French tyre maker Michelin has announced a CAD$300 million investment into its Canadian operations to accelerate sustainable mobility and the installation of new technologies and equipment in Michelin’s three Nova Scotia production facilities. This includes manufacturing tyres for the growing…