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DKT 2018 Materials: Exhibition and conference preview

Compounders on a roll

Added: 23 Aug 2022

Strong sales growth but uncertainty over what lies ahead for custom compounding sector

New horizons for expanded Synthos rubber group

Added: 22 Aug 2022

Acquisition of Trinseo business has strengthened the synthetic rubber maker’s capabilities in the f…

HF digital step-up

Added: 18 Aug 2022

ERJ interviews the head of HF Tire Tech Group’s newly formed Digital Solutions unit

China’s 11-month tire production records first growth in 2020

Chinese tire & rubber sector at another crossroads

Added: 17 Aug 2022

Imposition of Covid lockdowns and other restrictions since March have dented previously buoyant gro…

DKT Expo: News and highlights from the show

Added: 27 Jun 2022

DKG honours scientific achievements in rubber & elastomers... DKT IRC could ‘mark a turning point f…

Dynamic testing can help address key industry issues

Added: 17 Jun 2022

Dr. Ir. Marzieh Salehi of VMI explains how a new testing development can help address environmental…

DKT: Troester centres in on smart extrusion

Added: 17 Jun 2022

Hose manufacturers can benefit from intelligent line control and closed-loop systems

DKT: New LWB concept to raise efficiency levels

Added: 17 Jun 2022

Approach involves separating the injection moulding cycle into individual processes

DKT: Engel seals cost savings for moulders

Added: 17 Jun 2022

Equipment for moulding seals, O-rings and precision parts can mitigate impact of rising raw materia…

Maplan advances “one-for-all control” system

Added: 17 Jun 2022

Austrian moulding machinery maker debuting automated cell, based on modular concept

Endorsing the call for unity, ETRMA secretary general Cinaralp listed the key issues as including; producer responsibility, standardisation and balancing the requirements of the EU’s circular economy agenda with the objectives of the REACH chemicals safety regulations.

ETRMA leader: Cooperation key to tackling tire industry challenges

Added: 26 May 2022

Ahead of the recent Tire Tech Expo, ETRMA secretary general Fazilet Cinaralp discussed current deve…

Apollo to expand business to US – report

Tire supply chains to reshape for the future

Added: 25 May 2022

Smithers analyst John Nelson explores the impact of current global trends and the Ukraine crisis on…

Opinion: Forget Industry 4.0: tire makers still stuck at 2.0

Zero-carbon goals continue to drive energy-efficiency plans

Added: 24 May 2022

Automation specialists give their views on issue now topping the agenda for many tire makers

Technical paper: Varying Si-substituents for rubber silanes

Tire Tech Report: Towards a greener ‘magic triangle’

Added: 24 May 2022

Materials scientists steadily expanding the envelope of wear resistance, fuel efficiency and tracti…

Entry deadline extended for ERJ’s top 10 sustainable elastomers 

Sustainability driving new alliances in rubber industry

Added: 4 Feb 2022

Environmental challenges are creating a new spirit of openness among manufacturers, suppliers and s…

ExxonMobil to expand UK speciality elastomers capacity

Interview: New chapter opens for TPVs business

Added: 2 Feb 2022

Celanese Corp. has completed the acquisition of the Santoprene thermoplastic vulcanisates (TPVs) bu…

K2019: Arlanxeo offers e-mobility video and discussion platforms

EV batteries spark rubber innovation

Added: 1 Feb 2022

New mobility is driving innovative developments among suppliers and processors of rubber materials,…

Continental’s CARE wins top honour in J2A tire industry awards

Tire technology key to vehicles of the future

Added: 1 Feb 2022

Advanced rubber technology enabling automotive majors extend the capabilities of EVs

Industry group shares 15 years of tire particle research for free

Q&A: Audi foundation on filtering out tire-wear

Added: 1 Feb 2022

Audi Environmental Foundation (AEF) recently announced its UrbanFilter project to develop filters t…

Analysis: Rubber mixing plants of the future

Analysis: Rubber mixing plants of the future

Added: 24 Apr 2017

Rubber mixers will have to become more automated and part of “holistic” production set-ups to deal …