Zeon, Sumitomo S-SBR joint venture starts operations

ZS Elastomers Co. Ltd. (ZSE), a solution styrene-butadiene rubber (S-SBR) joint venture between Zeon Corp. and Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., has commenced operations. Having already obtained regulatory approvals or clearance on the business consolidation both in Japan...

LANXESS develops solutions for clean water

LANXES has come out with various products that filter hazardous substances from water. The products include Ion exchange resins from Leverkusen, reverse osmosis membrane elements from Bitterfeld and iron oxide adsorbers form Krefeld. Among other applications, ion...

BKT launches new All Terrain Vehicle tyre

Balkrishna Industries Ltd has launched a new tyre–Sierra Max–in its ATV(All Terrain Vehicle) range, specially designed for racing racing vehicles whizzing through muddy areas, deserts, and over rocky surfaces. This tyre features a radial structure enabling...

Low Frequency Weekly Tapping: BENEFITS APLENTY

Dr K U Thomas, Former Joint Director (Latex Harvest Technology), RRII, Rubber Board, Kottayam Large-scale adoption of once a week tapping practice, recommended and popularized by Rubber Board, India, has a lot of benefits for the growers, especially in the context of...

ATMA holds Tyre Care campaign in Delhi

Tyre manufacturers under the aegis of Automotive Tyre Manufacturers Association (ATMA) came together to carry out a comprehensive Tyre Care & Road Safety campaign at Honda Cars Greater Noida campus recently. Around 30 service engineers from ATMA member-companies...

Goodyear unveils 3 new concept tyres

Goodyear has launched three new concept tyres — the Eagle 360 Urban, IntelliGrip Urban, and the Goodyear CityCube — designed for the Toyoyta i-TRIL concept car. The Eagle 360 Urban is the first concept tyre to be powered by Artificial Intelligence, and is...