Michelin Road 5: Lasting performance through 3D metal printing

3rd September 2018 | 0 Comments
 
Michelin Road 5: Lasting performance through 3D metal printing
In April 2016, Michelin joined forces with Fives to create the joint-venture company AddUp

Imagine a motorcycle tyre tread that regenerates itself with evolving sipes. How is this possible? As you eat up the miles, grooves appear and the tread pattern on the tyre increases to maintain the best possible water evacuation. That’s what XST Evo sipes do. The sipes can be found on the Michelin Road 5, the first motorcycle tyre to utilise 3D metal printing technology.

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