ERJ staff report (DS)
Kobe, Japan - Reports suggest that Sumitomo Rubber Industries has introduced a new, highly automated tyre manufacturing system. The report on the CRIA website quotes a report from Japan's Nikkei which describes the new Ultra-high-precision system named NE0-T01
The report said the technology is due to be launched in 2014. The brief description suggests that the tyre is built around a solid core, which ensures high accuracy and high repeatability in the manufacturing process.
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News story from CRIA (Chinese language)
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