A tyre revolution (interview with P. Snel and H. Mooibroek)

P. Snel, H. Mooibroek

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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.”
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuronews
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • rubber
  • latex
  • parthenium argentatum
  • taraxacum
  • tyres
  • biobased materials
  • biobased economy

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