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Trinseo ramps up production


The supplier recently inaugurated its state-of-the-art S-SBR pilot plant in Sckopau, Germany and increased capacity there by 50kt

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Metal additive manufacturing


The process developed by Michelin has enabled production of winter tire molds for tread patterns with up to 3,000 sipes and over 2,000 siping designs.

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Retread plant tour


This video produced by the Tire Retread and Repair Bureau highlights the benefits of retreading, taking viewers on a tour of a retread factory to learn more about the process, which brings new life to old tires.

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As tire makers continue to develop the latest smart tire concepts and innovations, which technology would you most like to see put into production first?

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In this Issue - November 2017

The November 2017 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


FUTURE TIRE TECHNOLOGY: TTI speaks to tire manufacturers and specialists about the myriad challenges that lie ahead as the industry prepares for the introduction of a new generation of connected and autonomous vehicles



PROF. ERIC AMIS: Polymer research at the University of Akron could lead to a new generation of smart materials that take the inspiration for their adaptive behavior from natural phenomena


TIRE TECHNOLOGY EXPO 2018: Tire Technology Expo returns for a third visit to the city of Hannover, Germany, on February
20-22, 2018.


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In this Issue - Annual Showcase 2017

The Tire Technology International 2017 Annual Review is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:


TIRE PERFORMANCE EXTENSION : Technologies from SRI to predict predict and extend tire performance throughout the total life of a tire


TIRE-PAVEMENT INTERACTION : A coupled thermomechanical simulation of the tire-pavement system that considers inelastic and temperature-dependent material properties


GUAYULE RESIN FOR TIRES : Cooper Tire's study of guayule resin: compositional analyses, effect on guayule vulcanizates and its modification into tire chemicals



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