RC @ Tire Technology Expo 2013

RC exhibited at Tire Technology Expo for the sixth consecutive year, held in Cologne, Germany from 5th - 7th February 2013.

RC exhibited as TARRC/Rubber Consultants at stand No. 2090

This year RC showcased EKOPRENA™, a sustainable speciality NR material, produced in Malaysia, used as a replacement for synthetic rubber in tyres. EKOPRENA™ tyre compounds demonstrate groundbreaking performance in terms of low rolling resistance and high wet grip. Services from TARRC’s consultancy unit, Rubber Consultants was also promoted on the stand, including the comprehensive tyre testing facilities and analytical PAH testing for tyre materials according to ISO 21461 (UKAS accredited).

As part of the conference, which runs alongside the exhibition, RC scientists were invited to give presentations again this year:

Tuesday 5th February 2013
14:00 - 'Ekoprena green tires on the road'
Dr Stuart Cook, Director of Research, RC

Thursday 7th February 2013
09:00 - 'Rubber-filler interaction vs. filler networking in tire tread compounds'
Dr Andy Chapman, Head of Materials & Biotechnology Division, RC

09:25 - 'Novor 800: a new heat-resistant vulcanising system'
Graham Spiller, Advanced Materials & Product Development, RC

RC also co-organised a two day short course with Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) entitled: 'Rubber Materials' on 4th and 5th February 2012. This course was designed specifically to give a detailed overview of all the core concepts involved in the design of rubber products. If you wish to find out more information about TTE 2013 please visit the official website.

Tire Technology Expo has grown in strength and stature every year since it was started in Europe 13 years ago. Visitors and exhibitors to the latest conference and exhibition staged in February 2012 universally praised it as the ‘world's leading tire design and tire manufacturing event', noting in particular the outstanding quality of the conference papers and speakers, and the comprehensive extent of machinery manufacturers and suppliers who exhibited at the event.

TTE offers the visitor a technology showcase covering materials and equipment through the complete spectrum of the tyre design and manufacturing process. TTE also offers visitors, exhibitors, and conference delegates an unrivalled networking opportunity within the tyre design and manufacturing sector.

If you wish to find out more information on TTE then take a look at the official exhibition and conference website at www.tiretechnology-expo.com.

Other services offered by Rubber Consultants are:

Pharmaceutical Testing
Biotechnology Services
Rubber in Engineering
Prototype Design & Manufacturing
Rubber Technology
Contract Research
Physical Testing
Tyre Testing
Expert Witnesses

If you require any of our services do not hesitate to contact us.

February 2013

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