8 März 2012

Bio-based polymers for tire applications

Guayule plants as an alternative to traditional petroleum-based rubber

Yulex, a developer of biobased elastomer products, has signed a joint development agreement with Cooper Tire & Rubber, a company specialized in the design, manufacture and marketing of light truck and passenger car tires, to develop bio-based polymers for tire applications.

The agreement combines the capabilities of both the companies to facilitate the development of a consistent source of natural rubber.

… Full Text: http://bioplastic-innovation.com/2012/03/08/bio-based-polymers-for-tire-applications/

Tags: natural rubber, guayule plant, car tires

Source: Bioplastic innovations, 2012-03-08.

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