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Record number 441069
Title A tyre revolution (interview with P. Snel and H. Mooibroek)
Author(s) Snel, P.; Mooibroek, H.
Source Euronews
Department(s) FBR Bioconversion
Publication type Sound recording (professional)
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) rubber - latex - parthenium argentatum - taraxacum - banden - materialen uit biologische grondstoffen - biobased economy - tyres - biobased materials
Categories Bioplastics and Polymers
Abstract A new generation of car tyres is being made with a list of intriguing ingredients. Peter Snel, group head of R&D at Dutch tyre specialist Apollo Tyres, detailed some of the differences: “We have a tyre here where we have some Guayule rubber in the tyre, instead of the normal natural rubber that we use as standard in our tyres. Here we have a tyre where we have dandelion latex in the tyre instead of the normal natural rubber.”
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