Arlanxeo advances rubber compound for self-sealing tires

Maastricht, The Netherlands – Arlanxeo has developed a special compound for use in self-sealing tires, the synthetic rubber maker has announced

The material, which is applied on the interior of a vehicle tire, enables punctures to be automatically sealed, said a 19 Feb press statement.

“With our development, we are giving an important impulse for the mobility of tomorrow,” says Frank Lückgen, global marketing director, tire, at Arlanxeo’s Tire & Specialty Rubbers business unit (BU TSR).

“As a spare tire and the corresponding tools are no longer required, the weight…

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