LANXESS to enhance research on next-gen materials

The Urethane Systems business unit of LANXESS has decided to join the Center for UMass/Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, in order to enhance its scientific research on next generation materials. CUMIRP acts as a...

Evolution of technology in Automobiles and Tyres

By P.K Mohamed: The tyre industry will be faced with serious technological challenges to meet the requirement of regulations for environmental protection, along with the demands from automobile industries and replacement customers to enhance the comfort, safety,...

Innovative technology to extract high quality carbon black

By Chris Twigg : Black Bear’s patented innovative technology facilitates harvesting of high-quality carbon black from end-of-life tyres in a clean, sustainable way that adds upcycled value Every year circa 2.4 billion tyres are produced on a global scale. With close...

Sumitomo develops new tyre sensing technology

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. (SRI) has developed a new tyre sensing technology called “SENSING CORE,” which is able to detect road conditions, tyre load and other information by analyzing the wheel speed signals that are generated by the rotation of...

Finite element modelling for polymer composites

By Dr. Sisira Ranatunga The Finite Element Analysis (FEA) plays a major role in developing new tyre designs to meet various performance demands Continuous study on “polymer composites” is a very attractive area for researchers due to increasing demand to significantly...