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Gregory Smith

Patterns galore

Automotive OEMs across the world are diversifying their product ranges and producing a wider variety…

Increase in raw material prices spurs Marangoni to up its rubber prices for retreads

Winning feeling

According to Damiano Capra, an experienced tire engineer working in the field of motorsport, in order to achieve crucial gains in vehicle performance, a tire’s bulk temperature needs to be controlled

Increase in raw material prices spurs Marangoni to up its rubber prices for retreads

The magic of nylon

David Southwell, independent tire consultant and failure analyst, discusses maximizing long-term tire structural durability

Increase in raw material prices spurs Marangoni to up its rubber prices for retreads

Assisting an agent

Anna Eriksson, a chemical engineer specializing in polymer technology at Nynas Naphthenics, explains how naphthenic oil, which is compatible with all sorts of rubber, facilitates the dispersion of insoluble sulfur, the vulcanizing agent used in the production of tire rubber

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