Molecular Rebar Design featured in Rubber World Magazine February 2020 issue

Improved cut, chip and chunk resistance with no sacrifice in rolling resistance or heat build-up in tire compounds

by August Krupp and Sateesh Peddini


MRO Gen II can improve cut and chip resistance by more than 30% with no change in rolling resistance or heat build-up. This product gives formulators and compounders more basis points for the magic triangle (wear resistance, rolling resistance and heat build-up). Properties can now be improved through formulation changes without sacrificing other critical parameters.

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