Smithers Rapra to host webinar on tire components

Brad Wurst, a technical consultant at Smithers Rapra, will deliver a webinar on radial tire components on Wednesday, May 8. The webinar, titled ‘Tire Components 101: A Comprehensive Overview of the Building Blocks of a Radial Tire’, will take place at 11:00am and will last roughly an hour.

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Strategy Analytics: Tire Pressure Monitoring Moving Towards Smart Tires, But Face Considerable Technical Challenges Remain

The Strategy Analytics report, TPMS: Technical Challenges to Smart Tire Concepts, But Possible Market Potential for Fleets , looks at recent developments in Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems and how they are evolving into Smart Tire concepts. These add new sensing attributes, such as tread depth, size of the contact patch (tire area in contact with the road surface), road surface conditions, vertical load and tire identification.

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Growth of EVs will influence tire design, manufacturing

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HANOVER, Germany — As the electrification of vehicles continues to make strides during the next decade, there will be a significant impact on the design and production of tires.

That’s the conclusion researchers from Smithers Rapra came away with in doing a research on “The Impact of Electric Vehicles on Tires to YR2028,” a paper presented by Bruce Lambillotte, vice president of technical consulting, during the recent Tire Technology Expo 2019 in Hanover.

 

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NHTSA Says Electronic Tire Registration Feasible

NHTSA Says Electronic Tire Registration Feasible Posted on Friday, Apr 12th, 2019 Category: nhtsa A new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report says requiring tiremakers to electronically identify tires is feasible, but the main technologies to achieve it – Radio Frequency Identification tags or two-dimensional bar-codes – come with plusses and minuses that would need sorting out to achieve a standard format across manufacturers.

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Tire Cord Fabrics Market Worth $6.4 Billion by 2023 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

CHICAGO, April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — According to the new market research report “Tire Cord Fabrics Market by Material (Nylon, Polyester, Rayon, Aramid, Polyethylene Napthalate), Tire Type (Radial Tire, Bias Tire), Application (OEM, Replacement), Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars,…

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Outlook bright for carbon black?

Can major manufacturers continue on the track of strong market growth and investment seen last year?

After a period of strong demand and tightness of supply the carbon black market showed signs of cooling towards the end 2018.

Birla Carbon president Europe & Africa, John Davidson is detecting “cautious optimism” in his region for the rest of the year, with predictions of 1-2% growth in Europe.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Canadian Association of Tire Recycling Agencies issues 2018 Annual Report

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CATRA is pleased to announce the publishing of its 2018 Annual Report.

The report features significant member achievements both in 2018 and cumulatively since the inception of their programs.

Building on our 2018 successes, 2019 is set to be another year of achievement and growth – full of opportunities for CATRA to support its members as they work closely with their respective governments to carry out their environmental and economic responsibilities.

The 2018 report is available on CATRA’s website in both English and French.

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Global Automotive Aftermarket Industry

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Automotive Aftermarket in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Mechanical Products, Electrical Products, Electronic Products, Exterior & Structural Products, Motor Oil, Fluids & Additives, and Appearance Chemicals.

Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p04778726/?utm_source=PRN 

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, CanadaJapanEuropeAsia-PacificMiddle East & Africa, and Latin America.  Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. 

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Rubber machinery makers robust under pressure

London – Given the market pressures that emerged during the year – international trade disputes, a cool-down in some tire markets and Brexit among them – the international tire & rubber machinery sector delivered quite a robust performance in 2018.

Figures from the 39 companies that completed the survey both this year and last year, show a sales total of $4,077.2 million, just 0.8% lower than a year ago.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Registration for the Tire and Rubber Summit 2019 is Now Open

Registration for TRAC’s Tire and Rubber Summit 2019 is now open.

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This Year’s Summit Drives to the Future

When it comes to technology, industries across the globe are living through exciting times: autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics… these represent only the technological tip of the iceberg that’s moving through the industries’ waters worldwide. It’s a perpetual technology race and, as ever, tire and rubber manufacturers are staying atop of these trends and raising the bar when it comes to banking on technology, whether it be in the product development, manufacturing processes, supply chain management and all other business aspects.

This world-class event will explore the rubber industry’s technology, innovation, regulation and economy. All the expertise put forth at the event will come from executives in rubber companies, non-tire manufacturers, rubber compounders, suppliers, auxiliary businesses, and regulators who together will discuss rubber industry issues from uniquely Canadian perspective.