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Davis-Standard, LLC announced that it will promote its full range of elastomer extrusion technology during RubberTech China 2017, hall N2, stand 2A757, from 20 – 22 September 2017 in Shanghai, China. An example of this technology will be on display with the company’s Model 2000 hydraulic crosshead.

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Davis-Standard, LLC will promote its full range of elastomer extrusion technology and aftermarket services during the International Elastomer Conference, stand 1127, from 9 – 12 October 2017 in Cleveland, OH, USA. The company will have information on extrusion equipment, feedscrews and controls, including its DSREV rubber extruder, Model 2000 crosshead and Uth rollex 70 gear pump/strainer system with two-roll feeder (TRF).

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Total Cray Valley (TCV) announced that it will feature its latest polyfarnesene diol, Krasol F 3000 at the Feica 2017 European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and Expo. The event will be held from 13 – 15 September 2017 in Forte Village, Sardinia, Italy.

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Interior of Asahi Kasei’s concept car AKXY

Asahi Kasei and GLM Co., Ltd., an electric vehicle manufacturer, have completed a jointly developed concept car called AKXY showcasing a wide array of automotive-related materials and technologies from various Asahi Kasei businesses, focused on contribution to safety, comfort, and the environment.

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The Dyneon GmbH, a subsidiary of 3M Deutschland GmbH, announced that it is investing in research on additive manufacturing of fluoropolymer components with the purchase of a new 3D laboratory printer at its Burgkirchen site.

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The Michelin X Tweel Turf eliminates flats and is nearly maintenance free.

Deere & Company announced that the airless radial tyre Michelin X Tweel Turf is now available for standalone purchase at John Deere dealers.

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Strip winding systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff are suited for a wide range of rubber compounds and designed to coat rolls, sleeves or tubes.

KraussMaffei Berstorff announced that it has installed and commissioned several strip winding systems in Europe, USA and Asia in 2016.

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Tuball carbon nanotubes from OCSiAl

End-users and hi-tech manufacturers of products that use nano- and micro-sized carbon additives, such as multi-wall carbon nanotubes and carbon fibres, have been concerned for some time about the release of particles during damage to the material.

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Multiple extrusion head Troester CoEx 5plus1/H500

The Hanover-based German company Troester GmbH & Co. KG announced that it will exhibit at the RubberTech China 2017 in hall 2A, stand 667, from 20 – 22 September 2017 in Shanghai, China.

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Shandong Linglong Tire, a Chinese manufacturer of automotive tyres, has collaborated with the Beijing University of Chemical Technology to develop 3D-printed tyres made from thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU). Recently, the partners announced that they have successfully produced and tested a prototype of the TPU tyre.

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A group of South Korean scientists have developed a new eco-friendly method to chemically produce terephthalic acid (TPA), which is largely used for polyethylene terephthalate, the science ministry said Sunday (4 June 2017), a development that could be a boon in the mass production of next-generation industrial plastic.

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