Ian Salusbury

What’s green and black? – Advances in rubber for tyres

When first developed, pneumatic tyres used vulcanised natural rubber (polyisoprene), synthetic rubber took over and now advances in materials science offer tyre manufacturers the chance to significantly reduce their environmental impact, making a product that is ‘greener’ in terms of manufacture and service.

The drive to recycle - Recycling drives automotive manufacturers component selection

The need to recycle may prompt a new approach to the selection of materials used by designers and manufacturers of components in the automotive industry. Legislation such as the New End of Life Vehicles Directive, and the European New Car Assessment Programme are aimed at addressing the safe use of materials in the construction of vehicles for better road safety and identify the best materials for cars.
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