Marangoni launches new retreading solution

Italian retreading major Marangoni has launched the new MTXL retread for the OTR tyre segment. The new solution was developed for Finland-based Lujakumi and its customer Valtasiirto. The end-user was looking for a way to use these casings for a second life with a...

Yokohama, Alps Alpine conduct joint R&D on tyre sensors

Yokohama Rubber and Alps Alpine Company are conducting joint R&D on passenger car tyre sensors, the company has said. Yokohama is conducting R&D with a view to developing a solutions business that uses digital tools to process and manage data about tyre wear...

ACS Rubber Division: Call for papers

The Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has invited online abstract submissions for its 197th Technical Meeting to be held from April 28 – 30, 2020, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Cleveland Rockside, in Independence, OH, USA. The ACS Rubber...

Yokohama supplying its `BluEarth’ tyre for MAZDA3

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that it is supplying its “BluEarth-GT AE51” tyres as original equipment (OE) for Mazda Motor Corporation’s new MAZDA3, which went on sale globally on May 24, 2019. The new MAZDA3 is coming factory-equipped with 205/60R16 92V...

GARNETREAD™ – PIONEERING TIRE TRACTION TECHNOLOGY

Garnetread™ patented traction formula produces tires with superior traction in winter with increased control on dry and rain slick pavement, the perfect all season tire traction and control solution. The pace-setting garnet traction tire formula has an excellent...

Graphene nanotubes increase drilling speed by 20%: Study

As is well known in the oil industry, one of the most common reasons for drilling tools breaking down is failure of rubber polymer. Orient Energy & Technology Ltd., a leading producer of oil industry equipment in China, has found that graphene nanotubes improve...