Naples, Florida and Pendleton, South Carolina -- Lehigh Technologies,
Inc. and Tetramer Technologies llc have signed an agreement to develop
urethane and epoxy polymers and speciality coatings using Lehigh's
recycled rubber powder.
Under the agreement, Tetramer will
conduct developmental research on the rubber powder for use in the
aerospace, electronics, automotive, construction, and coatings
industries, said Lehigh, in a 7 Nov statement.
â€œWe are excited
to explore the potential of Lehigh's rubber powder and the different
applications where it can be applied. Its use will bring about
economical and environmental benefits to a broad range of industries,"
said Dr. Earl Wagener, ceo of Tetramer, in the statement.
to Anthony Cialone, Lehigh's coo, "Using recycled rubber powder has
been proven to improve the qualities of many products.â€ He said that by
working with Tetramer, Lehigh aims to â€œuncover even more commercial
uses for it and better understand the environmental, cost-savings and
other value benefits it brings to the manufacturing processes in many
Florida-based Lehigh Technologies manufactures
engineered ultra-fine rubber powder that delivers enhanced performance,
cost savings and environmental benefits.
Tetramer Technologies works in developing and commercialising polymer technology. (ss)