Study: Guayule tyre performance “at least equal” to conventional rubbers

The 100% guayule-based concept tyres were extensively evaluated by a Cooper technical team

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company and its consortium partners have completed their five-year research project into the potential of guayule rubber as a replacement for Hevea natural rubber in tyres. A report on their work was recently presented at the public-private sector consortium’s wrap-up meeting held at the Cooper Tire & Vehicle Test Center near San Antonio, USA.

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