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24. Feb. 2014 | 08:00 Uhr
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Tire Technology International Award "Environmental Achievement" goes to Sumitomo Rubber

In recognition of environmental advances in the tire industry  Sumitomo Rubber Industries wins the Tirre Technology Awar „Environmental Acheivement“. The Enasave 100 tire replaces synthetic rubber with epoxidised natural rubber and ultra-pure NR, and conventional carbon black with biomass-derived carbon black. In addition to good fuel efficiency, the maker says that it offers enhanced wet-braking performance, ride comfort and durability compared with the earlier Enasave 97. It was an overwhelming winner – the only nominee in any category to amass 100 points, and first choice for 17 of the 23 judges!Weiterlesen...

17. Feb. 2014 | 10:11 Uhr
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Kautschuk Herbst Kolloquium 2014 - Call for Papers

The 11th Fall Rubber Colloquium takes place from 26th to 28th of November 2014 in Hannover (Germany). The organizers invite prospective presenters to submit an abstract on any conference themes. The abstract written in English will be – once accepted by the Scientific Committee – the final document published in the Conference Proceedings.Weiterlesen...

17. Feb. 2014 | 00:05 Uhr
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EPDM waste rubber

Recycling of EPDM Rubber Waste Powder by Activation with liquid Polymers

The recycling of ethylene-propylenediene- rubber (EPDM) waste was realized by activation of EPDM rubber waste particles surface with liquid EPDM polymers (LP) of low molecular weight. The optimal ratio of the waste EPDM rubber to LP was investigated whit regards to the original EPDM properties.Weiterlesen...

15. Jan. 2014 | 07:07 Uhr
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Müller Kunststoffe to expand TPE production capacity

Müller Kunststoffe based in Lichtenfels, the German arm of the Hexpol TPE group, has announced plans to expand capacity with an additional TPE production line with a capacity of around 4,800 tonnes and to build a technical centre in Germany.Weiterlesen...

18. Dez. 2013 | 07:09 Uhr
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Rubber City in Thailand to kick off 2 years earlier than planned

According to a report of the Thai newspaper The Nation on December 11 the Thai Industry Ministry has brought forward its plan for the so-called Rubber City, or rubber industrial zone, to start operations in 2015 instead of 2017 as originally scheduled.Weiterlesen...

16. Dez. 2013 | 06:55 Uhr
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Braskem and Genomatica to develop new green butadiene technology

Braskem in São Paulo, Brasil, the largest petrochemical producer in the Americas and the world‘s leading biopolymer producer, and Genomatica, a U.S. biotechnology company, have signed an agreement for the joint development of a new technology for the production of butadiene from renewable feedstocks.Weiterlesen...

29. Nov. 2013 | 07:20 Uhr
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MOL and JSR to construct a synthetic rubber factory in Hungary

The Hungarian oil and gas company MOL, Budapest, has reached an agreement with the Japanese JSR Corporation (JSR) to establish a joint venture in Hungary, which will manufacture synthetic rubber (S-SBR) in Tiszaújváros from 2017. The new plant‘s capacity will be 60,000 tons per annum, and will create over 100 workplaces in the long term.Weiterlesen...

25. Nov. 2013 | 00:28 Uhr
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Schnittstelle zwischen Feldbus und Internet

Profinet IO VPN 28020

Die Wägelelektroniken vom Typ Disomat, Disocont und Intecont von Schenck Process sind ab sofort mit dem neuen Feldbusmodul Profinet IO VPN 28020 verfügbar.  Weiterlesen...

22. Nov. 2013 | 07:12 Uhr
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Opel chooses Bulgarian company for its rubber seals

According to a report in a Bulgarian newspaper Bulgarian company Standard Profil, Stara Zagora, won a major project that includes the construction of the full range of rubber seals for the new model of Opel – Astra, company CEO Petar Angelov announced.Weiterlesen...

19. Nov. 2013 | 07:07 Uhr
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Market Report: Thermoplastic Elastomers Market - Trends & Forecasts

Research and Markets, the Irish market research store, has announced the addition of the „Global Thermoplastic Elastomers Market Report 2013 – 2018“ to their offering. The report shows the market by types (SBC, TPO, TPV, TPU, COPE, PEBA), applications and geography as well as trends and forecasts to 2018.Weiterlesen...