Tire Technology Expo 2009

Tire Technology Expo 2009

TTE '09After last year's success RC will be exhibiting again at this year's Tire Tech Expo (TTE), held in Hamburg, Germany from 17th-19th February 2009. Now in its ninth year in Europe, TTE is the world's most important tyre design and manufacturing technology exhibition and conference with over 130 companies exhibiting.

Rubber Consultants can be found at stand No. 4348

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.

As part of the conference, which runs alongside the exhibition, RC scientists have been invited to give presentations again this year. The morning session held on Thursday 19th February entitled 'Natural Rubber: The Evolving Polymer' has been organised by TARRC's Director of Research, Dr Andrew Tinker. The session will also be chaired by Dr Tinker. The presentations by RC scientists are:

09.00 – 09.25  'Silica improves NR based truck-tread performance'
Paul Brown, Head, Product Evaluation & Testing Unit

09.50 – 10.15  'Naturally better performance - Improved understanding of rubber-filler interaction'
Stuart Cook, Head, Materials Research & Development Division

10.35 – 11.00   'Enhanced passenger tire tread performance from sustainable resources'
Paul Brown, Head, Product Evaluation & Testing Unit

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

If you require more information on the papers being presented at TTE by RC scientists please contact the authors
Dr Stuart Cook
and Paul Brown.

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January 2009