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Till Budde

The synthetic rubber is called BISYKA, a German abbreviation for biomimetic synthetic rubber, and has been developed by researchers at the Fraunhofer Institutes for Applied Polymer Research Read more

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With Evonik’s Silica/Silane technology, fuel savings could be as high as eight per cent, representing an important cost factor and a significant contribution to environmental conservation, particularly in buses and trucks with high mileage Read more

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Researchers studied the stability of rubber asphalt made by blending and extruding different amounts of the polymers cis-isoprene, trans-isopreme, polybutadiene or polyisobutylene with ground tyre rubber Read more

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Hugs & Co

Hugs & Co launch driving loafers with upcycled tyre soles. Read more

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The aim of the ongoing project is to evaluate three different approaches for upgrading pyrolysis oil from tyres to more high-quality products. Read more

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4JET

German lasers firm 4JET launches QR code marking for technical rubbers. Read more

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Goodyear has unveiled a visionary new ‘smart tyre’ that it says demonstrates the intelligence required by future and autonomous driving through interaction between tyres, vehicles and their surroundings. Read more

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Evonik

Evonik has announced an expansion of its range of rubber additives for tyres. Read more

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Trelleborg, a provider of engineering polymer solutions, has finalised the acquisition of CGS Holding – a privately owned company with positions in agricultural, industrial and specialty tyres as well as engineered polymer solutions. Read more

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A new study of the global rubber market suggests that the automotive industry is still the biggest market for the materials, with a predicted growth of 2.4 percent per annum to 2022. Read more

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Colloids will exhibit at Fakuma with its newly-formed European division, designed to continue to develop its business strategy in a number of areas. Read more

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Massive dumps of scrap tyres could become a thing of the past, thanks to a high-speed flat-packing system that will make recycling much easier and reduce the space needed to store and transport them, according to Symphony Recycling Technologies. Read more

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Specialty chemicals company, LanXess, has unveiled one of the world’s first AA-rated tyres under new EU labelling regulations. Read more

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