Kumho pioneers use of rayon replacement fibre, ‘Lyocell’

Seoul, Korea – Kumho Tyres has introduced a range of tyres that use the proprietary Lyocell fibre as a replacement for cellulose-based rayon.

Lyocell is a fibre made from wood pulp cellulose and offers a less environmentally-damaging manufacturing process than rayon. Lenzing AG of Austria markets it under the trademarked brand name Tencel, though other companies convert the material into yarns and fabrics.

In a statement, Kumho said, ” it has developed new products which incorporate a new environmentally friendly material known as…

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