Hanover, Germany – Trinseo SA presented a new grade of multi-functionalised S-SBR, Sprintan 918S, during the Tire Technology Expo, held 5-7 March in Hanover.
Trinseo presents new SSBR grade at Tire Tech Show
The new grade, the company said in a statement, achieves “an optimum balance of low rolling resistance, high grip, and a good mechanical property profile.”
The new oil extended grade offers easy processability while addressing challenges such as physical stability, safety and high fuel efficiency, the company said.
The rubber is designed for ultra high performance tires for SUVs and light truck tires.
“[The new grade] is making an important contribution to the current challenge in the industry to balance processability and increased performance,” said Samer Al Jabi, Trinseo’s global business director, Synthetic Rubber.