Tag: carbon black

Phase 2 trial production starts at BKT’s carbon black plant

Phase 2 trial production starts at BKT’s carbon black plant

16th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT) reports that it commenced trial production for the second phase of its carbon black facility in Bhuj, India on 12 March. Trial production at the currently 80,000 tonne per annum facility began ahead of schedule, the tyre maker adds.

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Bridgestone and Delta-Energy partner in recovered carbon black project

25th November 2019 | 1 Comment

Bridgestone Americas and material recovery company Delta-Energy have announced the first full-scale use of recovered carbon black (rCB) in the tyre market, according to the two companies.

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Birla Carbon and CHASM Advanced Materials enter nano-carbon development agremment

18th November 2019 | 0 Comments

On 18 November Birla Carbonand CHASM Advanced Materials Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of printed electronics materials and battery materials, based on proprietary carbon nanotube and ink/coating technologies, agreed to join forces to “accelerate the discovery and development of novel nanomaterials to benefit various market segments including high-performance tyres, novel coatings and next-generation batteries”.

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Massey Ferguson concept wears Trelleborg carbon-free tyres

Massey Ferguson concept wears Trelleborg carbon-free tyres

13th November 2019 | 0 Comments

White is the new black for Massey Ferguson and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. The tyre maker has kitted out Massey Ferguson’s MF Next Concept tractor with a special version of its Trelleborg TM1000 Progressive Traction. These concept tyres were manufactured using a white compound that contains absolutely no carbon. The TM1000 tyres are mounted on advanced extra light rims integrated with CTIS+ Inside, the central tyre inflation pressure system Trelleborg has co-developed with Dana.

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Conti boosts Pyrolyx share price

12th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Pyrolyx AG shares gained 6 per cent in Australian trading after the company announced it has entered a rCB supply deal with Continental AG, according to Nasdaq.

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Continental and Pyrolyx agree 5-year recycled carbon black supply deal

Continental and Pyrolyx agree 5-year recycled carbon black supply deal

11th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental AG and Pyrolyx have entered into a five-year recycled carbon black (rCB) supply agreement for Continental tyre manufacturing facilities worldwide. The companies have been cooperating on developments in the technology field of recovered carbon black “over recent years”, according to Continental. Furthermore, the latest joint development commitment aims to lay the foundation for using recovered carbon black (rCB) in various tyre segments during tyre production.

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Carbon Black 2019 held in Thailand

6th November 2019 | 0 Comments

The Carbon Black Conference 2019, a biennial event with a 30-year history has held its 14th edition entitled – ‘Perspective in Asia Pacific’. The event, held at Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park, Thailand from 5 – 7 November, 2019, saw Sanjeev Sood, International Advisory Board Chairman lead the conference with industry partners and participants.

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Orion Engineered Carbons show new fuel efficient and durable carbons

21st October 2019 | 0 Comments

In early October, Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. announced that the company’s novel surface-modified Carbon Blacks for rubber applications will be presented at the 196th Technical Meeting of the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society in Cleveland, Ohio (which was held on 9 October 2019). The meeting is part of the International Elastomer Conference (IEC), which provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, observations, regulatory reforms and emerging scientific technologies.

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Tokai Carbon names new Cancarb president

25th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Tokai Carbon, the parent company of Cancarb Limited, is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Donnelly as president. Donnelly replaces Ken Tate, who retires effective 30 September 2019. However, Tate will remain in an advisory capacity through to 31 December 2019.

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Corporate bond to finance Environ’s ownership of recycling plants

25th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Scandinavian Enviro Systems (Enviro) is developing a public, international corporate bond to finance the company’s ownership of forthcoming recycling plants for end-of-life vehicle tyres. The work to develop the bond is being carried out in collaboration with the London-based financial adviser, Zenzic Partners.

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Birla Carbon releases 7th sustainability report

Birla Carbon releases 7th sustainability report

24th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Birla released its seventh annual sustainability report titled Evolving Sustainably, Together on 18 September 2019. The 2019 report focuses on sustainable operational excellence, product and process innovation, customer engagement, sustainable supply chain enhancement, and community outreach efforts. It is aligned with international standards set by the GRI and CDP and highlights efforts initiated by Birla Carbon in collaboration with leading sustainability, environment and risk agencies to achieve its objectives in alignment with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

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Co-owned recycling plants: Enviro setting up USA holding company

3rd September 2019 | 0 Comments

Instead of just approving the use of its technology under license, Scandinavian Enviro Systems (Enviro) intends to introduce its technology worldwide by participating in joint ventures. To facilitate the setting up of such plants in the USA, Enviro’s board of directors has founded a holding company in that market.

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BKT carbon black plant to achieve 100% capacity by 2021

BKT carbon black plant to achieve 100% capacity by 2021

2nd September 2019 | 0 Comments

The new BKT carbon black plant at the company’s Bhuj site in India is expected to reach 100 per cent capacity by 2021. The tyre maker says that production capacity for carbon black reached 60,000 tonnes by the end of June 2019; trial production commenced on 28 June. Capacity is expected to reach 80,000 tonnes by the end of September and continue increasing to a planned production capacity of 130,000 tonnes per annum.

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Birla Carbon North America increases prices

2nd August 2019 | 0 Comments

Effective 1 September 2019, Birla Carbon will increase specialty carbon black prices in North America by 9 per cent. All shipments made on or after this date are subject to the price increase.

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Partnership to aid rollout of Black Bear carbon black recovery technology

Partnership to aid rollout of Black Bear carbon black recovery technology

7th May 2019 | 0 Comments

MMEC Mannesmann GmbH (MMEC), a global leader in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and Black Bear, the Dutch tyre to carbon black upcycling company, today announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the rollout of Black Bear’s technology to produce recovered Carbon Black (rCB) from end-of-life tyres.

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