Tag: Compounds

DuPont increases Zytel prices globally

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Polymer producer DuPont has announce that it will increase its Zytel prices globally. Effective from 1 October, or as soon as contracts allow, DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers is increasing the price of Zytel products by the equivalent of $550 per metric tonne.

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Continental introducing ‘Port Plus’ compound into harbour tyre range

Continental introducing ‘Port Plus’ compound into harbour tyre range

25th May 2018 | 0 Comments

A new compound has been developed for Continental tyres that will see use in harbourside applications. Continental calls this compound Port Plus, and reports that it reduces tyre heat generation, minimises wear and extends tyre life significantly. The Port Plus compound will premiere at TOC Europe in Rotterdam next month.

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Yokohama’s RB42E-4 now offered in multiple compounds

2nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Yokohama Tire has announced that its RB42 33.00R51 E-4 radial tyre for various rigid frame haul truck applications is now available in multiple compounds – CP (cut-protected) and REG (regular) – so the tyres can be customized for specific applications.

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Directa Plus collaboration: graphene to boost Marangoni retreading performance

Directa Plus collaboration: graphene to boost Marangoni retreading performance

23rd April 2018 | 0 Comments

The performance of Marangoni retreading products is expected to benefit from a new strategic collaboration between Marangoni and Directa Plus plc, a leading producer and supplier of graphene-based products for use in consumer and industrial markets. Under the terms of the agreement, both Marangoni and Directa plus will work together to develop a bespoke version of the Directa’s Graphene Plus (G+) for use in Marangoni truck and bus tyre retreading compounds.

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Arlanxeo to launch self-sealing tyre compound

22nd February 2018 | 0 Comments

Synthetic elastomer manufacturer Arlanxeo has developed a rubber compound for use in self-sealing tyres. Tests are now being peformed on the compound with a number of partners, and Arlanxeo says that following the conclusion of this testing the compound will be launched on the market later this year.

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Arlanxeo develops new rubber compound for self-sealing tyres

Arlanxeo develops new rubber compound for self-sealing tyres

20th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Arlanxeo, a global manufacturer of synthetic elastomers, has developed a rubber compound that can be used in the future to seal tyres. This solution for so-called self-sealing tyres replaces the spare wheel and also presents an alternative to a repair kit or run-flat tyre. An appropriate rubber compound from Arlanxeo, which is applied on the interior of the vehicle tyre, enables holes occurring in the tyre to be automatically sealed, so the driver can continue driving.

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Bandvulc to launch new tyre range in 2015

13th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Bandvulc has announced plans to launch a new range of its remanufactured tyres in 2015 based on a new compound designed in-house by Bandvulc Mixing. According to the company, Bandvulc will launch a series of new sizes this year. And this is all said to be in addition to the firm's venture into van tyre production.

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