ERJ staff report (DS)
Tokyo – By exploiting properties at nano scale – around 100 nm – Bridgestone together with development partners has created a rubber material which delivers lower rolling resistance and better abrasion resistance.
The development is described in a Japanese-language document from NEDO, Japan’s largest public R&D management organisation. Bridgestone worked with NEDO and JSR Corp, widely regarded as the leader in solution-SBR technology for the tyre industry.
The development promises to improve rolling resistance by a further 20 percent ahead of today’s state-of-the-art,…