Could Your Old Tires Be Your New Running Shoes?

Tires-Easy Tire Technology

Ever wonder what happens to all the old tires in the world. Fortunately, the 300 million tires discarded by consumers in America every year does not end up in a land fill. Today, half of these recycled tires are burned up for fuel and the other half are re-used in some way. However, Bloomberg Reports that Lehigh Technologies is taking …

Could Your Old Tires Be Your New Running Shoes? was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

tires made with soy bean oil

Tires Go Green and Produce a Superior Product

Tires-Easy Goodyear Tires, Tire Technology

From dandelions to soy beans, innovations are always at work when it comes to tire manufacturing. Goodyear is the next industry giant to step out and announce this week that not only are they producing a tire that replaces petroleum based oil with soy bean oil in the manufacturing process, but it is also produces a superior product. Consumers could …

Tires Go Green and Produce a Superior Product was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Tire Rubber Reinvented and Produced This Week in Europe

Tires-Easy Tire Technology, Vredestein Tires

Just two weeks ago we wrote about the evolution of the tire and Bridgestone’s plans to evaluate the viability of using the Russian Dandelion for rubber production. Now, in news just released yesterday, Apollo Vredestein tires has produced the first prototype using natural rubber produced in Europe. The Asian rubber monopoly is being threatened by these innovations. Currently, all natural …

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The Constant Evolution of Tires and the Green Dream

Tires-Easy Bridgestone Tires, Tire Technology

Using natural plants as a raw material for rubber is not news, neither is the study of using the Russian Dandelion as a natural resource for rubber production. Since the 1930’s, Russia has been researching the dandelion as a possible sustainable resource for rubber manufacturing. However, the research and development was scratched after WWI, when the threat to the Hevea …

The Constant Evolution of Tires and the Green Dream was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Winter tire usage

Tires are Getting a Brain Thanks to German Scientists

Tires-Easy Tire Technology

The concept of adaptive tires is taking shape in the world of industrial engineering. Technology unveiled at this year’s Hanover Fair in Germany would make changing tires for seasons or road conditions a thing of the past. Since the reality is still far off, it’s safe to say you won’t have year round, versatile tires any time soon. Still, scientists …

Tires are Getting a Brain Thanks to German Scientists was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy