Evonik Industries has developed an active filler for the tire industry that significantly improves the traction of winter tires in snowy and slushy conditions, thereby increasing safety. ULTRASIL® 4000 GR is the first low surface area (LSA) silica that also offers very good dispersibility. This enables very high filler levels in the tire tread, further improving traction compared to tires using conventional silica.Read more
Processing promoters (additives) improve the efficiency of compound mixing and processing, and facilitate complex manufacturing processes.
Processing additives influence the whole production process, from compounding to the finishing of the rubber article.
by Tapas R. Mohanty, P.K. Neeraj, S. Ramakrishnan, S.K.P. Amarnath, Daniele Lorenzetti and P.K. Mohamed, Apollo Tyres Ltd. Effects ofRead more