Momentive opens new R&D lab

11th April 2017 | 0 Comments
 
Momentive opens new R&D lab
Momentive’s Jack Boss (centre) officially opens the new R&D lab

A new research and development laboratory will facilitate Momentive Performance Materials’ testing and development of advanced compounds for the tyre industry. The 1,860-square metre (20,000-square foot) centre is located in Charlotte, North Carolina and has been set up with an investment of US$3.5 million. Momentive says it is “staffed by some of the industry’s foremost tyre researchers.” The silicones and advanced materials specialist intends for the facility to serve as a global hub for the discovery and development of new silane materials that can help tyre makers deliver products with lower rolling resistance, better wet traction and advanced performance.

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