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 …

Tire Rubber Reinvented and Produced This Week in Europe was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

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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

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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

Bridgestone Just Gave Tires a Facelift

Tires-Easy Bridgestone Tires, Tire Technology

Customizing your tires on your ride is just one of the possibilities with Bridgestone’s new printing technology announced in January 2012 and showcased at the March 2012 Geneva Auto Show. The methods used prior to this technology for getting white lettering and ribbon on the tire was through the use of white rubber. Large amounts of rubber need to be used …

Bridgestone Just Gave Tires a Facelift was last modified: December 14th, 2016 by Tires-Easy