HF advances new tire building machine

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Hamburg, Germany – HF has developed a tire building machine (TBM) to meet market demands for larger sizes, smaller batches and enhanced quality.

Labelled PLT2-SD-Flex, the TBM features a flexible drum concept, which is said to facilitate “diversified production” of highly complex tires.

With just a tool-change, the machine can build all tire constructions currently on the market, in a flat or high-crown building process, according to HF.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal